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TRUE HISTORY OF THE KELLY GANG - Ned Kelly
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TRUE HISTORY OF THE KELLY GANG - Ned Kelly

By Carey, Peter

England: Faber and Faber, 2002. 424 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with creasing on the spine; no interior markings. Quite a number of films have been made about the Austrailian bushranger but perhaps the most notable is the one from 1970, directed by Tony Richardson and starring Mick Jagger in the title role. The Chapters are: His Life Until the Age of 12; His Life Ages 12 - 15; His Life at 15 Years of Age; His Life at 16 Years of Age; His Early Contact with Senior Policemen; Events Precipitated by the Arrest of Harry Power; His Life Following His Later Release from Pentridge Gaol; 24 Years; The Murders at Stringybark Creek; The History Is Commenced; His Life at 25 Years of Age; Conception and Construction of Armour; His Life at 26 Years of Age; The Siege at Glenrowan; and Death of Edward Kelly.. First Printing - First Thus. Soft Cover. Very Good. 12mo.

$14.95

MODERN HISTORY
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MODERN HISTORY

By Fredet, Peter

Baltimore, Maryland: John Murphy and Co., 1880. 566 pp. Brown cloth decorated in black on the front panel; green/black on the spine, lettered in gilt; headband. Edge and corner wear with some loss at the head and foot of the spine; the front hinge is slightly loose, the rear hinge is tight; gutters intact; previous owner's name on the first blank page. The full title is: Modern History; from the Coming of Christ and Change of the Roman Republic into an Empire to Year of Our Lord 1867. With Questions adapted to the Use of Schools. 36th Edition, carefully Revised, Enlarged and Improved. . Later Printing. Hardcover. Very Good-. 12mo.

$19.95

THE MURDER OF TUTANKHAMEN - A True Story
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THE MURDER OF TUTANKHAMEN - A True Story

By Brier, Bob

New York: Putnam - G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1998. (xx) 264 pp. Beige boards decorated in gilt on the front panel and spine; headband; gray endpapers. Light rubbing on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. Tutankhamun - King Tut - was an Egyptian pharaoh of the 18th dynasty (ruled 1332 - 1323 BC), during the period of Egyptian history known as the New Kingdom or sometimes the New Empire Period. Howard Carter, that famous grave robber, discovered Tut's tomb in 1922. And now it is supposed that Tut's story is a 3,400 year-old murder mystery. The Chapters are: The King Must Die; Egypt before Tutankhamen; Tutankhamen's Ancestors: The Glorious Eighteenth Dynasty; Amarna - The Holy City; Tutankhamen's Parents; The Return to Thebes; The Most Famous Tomb in History; Dead Men Tell Tales: Tutankhamen's Mummy; A Widow's Plea; and Appendix: Testable Theories.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good+. 8vo.

$14.95

COLLECTING OLD MAPS
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COLLECTING OLD MAPS

By Manasek, Francis J.

Norwich, Vermont: Terra Nova Press, 1998. (xi) 315 pp. Please note, this book weighs 3.5 pounds and the shipping will be considerably higher than normal. Green cloth lettered in gilt on the front panel and spine; headband; profusely illustrated with black and white photographs, drawings and maps. Lightly rubbed at the corners of the dustjacket; previous owner's name whited-out on the front free endpaper. The Contents are: Introduction; Part One: Collecting Old Maps: Before You Begin; Names of Map Parts; Kinds of Maps; How Maps Look; Facsimiles, Forgeries, other Copies; Condition and Conservation; On Building a Map Collection; Prices - The Markets Speak. Part Two: The Maps Collected: An Introductory Survey of the Diversity of Printed Maps. Part Three: Appendices: The Makers of Maps; The Map Collector's Reference Library; Roman Numerals; Mapwords: A Foreign Dictionary; The Substance of Maps: Paper and Vellum; and Chemistry for Map Collectors; followed by a glossary and an index.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Near Fine. 4to.

$44.95

THE DAY OF THE DINOSAUR
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THE DAY OF THE DINOSAUR

By de Camp, L. Sprague; de Camp, Catherine Crook

New York: Bonanza Books, 1985. 319 pp. Black cloth lettered in copper foil on the spine; headband. Light wear on the corners of the dustjacket; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white plates; charts; diagrams; and line drawings. Wraparound dj art by Mike Mikos. The Chapters are: The Day of the Dinosaur; The Finding of the Dragons; Out of the Sea; Life Invades the Land; The Rise of the Dinosaurs; The Reptilian Middle Age; Reptiles of Sea and Air; The Doom of the Dragons; The Great Fossil Feud; Diggers and Dinosaurs; The Heritage of the Dragons; and Dinosaurs in the World Today; followed by notes; a bibliography; and an index.. First Printing - First Thus. Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good+. Illus. by Mike Mikos;. 8vo.

$14.95

A CHILD'S HISTORY OF THE WORLD
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A CHILD'S HISTORY OF THE WORLD

By Hillyer, Virgil M. (with revisions by Edward G. Huey, Archibald Hart, Suzanne Ellery Greene Chapelle)

Hunt Valley, Maryland: Calvert Education Services, 1997. (xxi) 625 pp. Glossy pictorial boards; headband; illustrated with line drawings by Carle Michel Boog and Mary Sherwood Wright. Lightly rubbed at the corners; no interior markings. As issued, no dustjacket. This revises the original 1924 edition. There are far too many stories here to list them all; in fact, there are 91 of them, followed by an index. But some of the highlights are: How Things Started; People Who Live in Caves; Fire; From an Airplane; The Tomb Builders; The Crown of Leaves; All the Way Around the World in China; Greece vs. Persia; Barbarian Invaders; Muhammad and the Early Years of Islam; Knights and Days of Chivalry; A Pirate's Great Grandson; A Sailor Who Found a New World; The Age of Elizabeth; America Gets Rid of Her King; A World at War; Fighting the Dictators; and Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow. . First Printing - First Thus. Hardcover. Very Good+. Illus. by Carle Michel Boog; Mary Sherwood Wright;. 8vo.

$19.95

BLACK HEROES IN WORLD HISTORY
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BLACK HEROES IN WORLD HISTORY

By Anonymous. (editor)

New York: Bantam Books, 1969. 151 pp. Bantam Book HP4852. Light edge and corner wear with minor creasing on the spine; no interior markings. Biographies from Tuesday Magazine. The Contents are: Queen of Sheba; Hannibal; Askia the Great; Esteban; Benjamin Banneker; Jean Baptiste Pointe du Sable; Le Chevalier de Saint George; Phillis Wheatley; Alexandre Dumas; Frederick Douglass; Cinque and the Amistad Mutiny; Daniel Hale Williams; Matthew Henson; Paul Laurence Dunbar; and John Luthuli.. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good.

$9.95

THE LIFE AND TIMES OF HEROD THE GREAT
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THE LIFE AND TIMES OF HEROD THE GREAT

By Perowne, Stewart

London: Arrow Books, 1960. 224 pp. Grey Arrow Book G47. Edge and corner wear with some creasing on the upper right of the front cover; creased on the front hinge with an uncreased spine; no interior markings. Herod was the ruler of Judea who ordered the Massacre of the Innocents at the time of the birth of Jesus, although there are a number of scholars who doubt the event ever took place. The Contents are: Table of Hasmoneans; List of Nabataean Kings; Introduction; Origins; Patriotism Is Not Enough; Pompey; False Dawn; Julius Caesar and the Jews; Herod's Debut; War and Marriage; Flight and Triumph; Herod the Great; Women at War; Actium and After; Herod and Octavian; Herod and Mariamme; The Client King; The Two Jewries; Herod's Policy; Trial and Success; The Temple - One: Site Walls and Enclave; The Temple - Two: Gates Shrine and Liturgy; Heyday; Last Years - The Nabataeans; Alexander and Artistobulus; Antipater and Herod - The End; and A Verdict; followed by a chronological table and Herod's Family.. First Paperback Printing. Paperback. Very Good.

$24.95

LITTLE FOLKS' STORY OF THE APOSTLES
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LITTLE FOLKS' STORY OF THE APOSTLES

By Spencer, Alice

Grand Rapids, Michigan: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1947. 91 pp. Cream-coloured boards decorated in blue and red on the front panel; lettered in blue on the spine. Illustrated with red half-tone drawings and paintings. Light edge and corner wear with some discolouration on the lower left of the rear panel; store stamped with a very small stamp from the Grand Bible Shop, Highland Park, Michigan; no dustjacket. The Contents are: Foreword; Jesus Last Days with His Disciples; The Spirit of God Comes; Peter Uses Jesus' Power to Heal a Cripple; Peter and John Arrested and Tried in Court; God Punishes Two Hypocrites; A Great Lawyer Defends the Apostles; The Church Elects the First Deacons; Cruel Treatment Drives Many from Jerusalem; Saul Meets Jesus on the Damascus Road; Peter on a Preaching Tour; A Roman Officer Learns About Jesus; A Church of Jews and Gentiles in Antioch; The Church Prays and Peter Is Set Free; Paul and Barnabus, the First Foreign Missionaries; The First Missionary Journey Finished; The Jerusalem Conference; God's Spirit Leads Paul in the Journey; Cruel Treatment Does Not Stop Paul Preaching; Beginning of a Great Church in Corinth; The Gospel Preached in the Great City of Ephesus; The Plot to Kill Paul Fails; In Spite of Danger Paul Goes to Jerusalem; A Great Uprising Against Paul in Jerusalem; Paul Defends Himself in a Great Speech; Paul Moved to Ceasarea for Safety; A Famous Lawyer Hired to Prosecute Paul; Paul Askes to be Tried in Caesar's Court; Paul Preaches Jesus to King Agrippa; The Journey to Rome and the Shipwreck; Three Months on an Island; and Paul the Prisoner Preaches in Rome.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 12mo.

$14.95

FROM APE MAN TO HOMER - The Story of the Beginnings of Western Civilization
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FROM APE MAN TO HOMER - The Story of the Beginnings of Western Civilization

By Mellersh, H. E. L.

London: The Scientific Book Club - Robert Hale, 1962. 222 pp. Blue boards lettered in black on the spine. Light wear on the corners of the dustjacket; previous owner's name on the front free endpaper. Illustrated with line drawings by Sally Mellersh. The Chapters are: The Nature and Heritage of Man; Prelude: The Old Stone Age; Fertility and Invention; Interlude: Ways of Thinking; River and Flood; Writing and Legend; The Old Kingdom; Sumer and Akkad; Spread to the Outskirts; Imperial Peoples; Minoans and Mycenaeans; First Megiddo; Minos Falls - Suppiluliumas Rises; The Preoccupied Emperor; Kadesh Exhausts; Assyrians Exodus and Troy; Dark Ages - Iron - and the Peoples of the Sea; Progress in the Outskirts; The Chosen People; The Intelligent People; and The Old World Is Young Again; followed by an index.. Book Club Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Sally Mellersh;. 8vo.

$14.95

THE DEMON GODS OF THORNY RIVER
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THE DEMON GODS OF THORNY RIVER

By Peterson, Robert

London: OMF Books, 1974. 158 pp. Light edge and corner wear with minor creasing on the spine; previous owner's name on the front endpaper; no other interior markings. Cover by Vincent Power. Illustrated with black and white plates. Subtitled A True-to-Life Story of a Chinese Family in West Kalimantan - Indonesian Borneo. This story of a Chinese immigrant family in West Borneo vividly reveals how they lived in slavery to evil spirits and pagan beliefs, until a miracle comes to them. The Chapters are: Calamity; House of Mourning; Sleepless Nights; For Fear of Ghosts; Ocean Harbour; The End of Mourning; No Secret Now; Plans for Mei Lan; The Showdown; The Wedding Day; The Basket God; The Demons Go Too Far; Fu Ya's Downfall; Surrendered to the Spirits; Grandfather's Past; Mei Li Finds the Answer; Don Law to the Rescue; Mr Lin Thinks Hard; Mei Li's Prize; Another Showdown; The Dragon Festival; The Demon Dancers; It's a Miracle; The Hand of God; and An End and a Beginning.. First Paperback Printing. Paperback. Very Good. Illus. by Vincent Power;.

$9.95

SHEBA - Through the Desert in Search of the Legendary Queen
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SHEBA - Through the Desert in Search of the Legendary Queen

By Clapp, Nicholas

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2001. (viii) 372 pp. Quarter-bound in purple cloth on lavender boards; brick red endpapers; headband; illustrated with maps, drawings and black and white plates. Light rubbing on the corners of the dustjacket; price clipped; no interior markings. The Chapters are: Part One: In Which the Queen of Sheba Appears and Her Legend Unfolds: In the Monasteries of the East; I Kings; Songs of Sheba; The Desert Queen; With Eyes Shining As Stars; Touched by the Queen. Part Two: In Which We Seek Solomon and Sheba in the Holy Land: O Jerusalem; Looking for Solomon; Zabibi and Samsi. Part Three: In a Desert Oasis - An Unexpected Sheba: Further Suspects; The Caliph's Command. Part Four: In Which We Venture to a Land of Incense and Spices: To Far Arabia; A Trail of Ruins; City of Divine and Mysterious Pleasure; Chiseled in Stone; A Secret of the Sands. Part Five: A Journey Reveals the Power and Dominion of the Queen of Sheba: The Glory of Kings; The Holy City of Aksum; By Dhow from Djibouti; The Road to Sirwah; In the House of the South Wind; and Sheba and Solomon; followed by: Epilogue: Sheba's Tomb; and Appendix One: The Names of Sheba; Appendix Two: Chronology of the Sabean (Sheban) State; Appendix Three: Demon Sheba; Appendix Four: Alchemical Sheba; and an index.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$19.95

THE GREAT INTERNATIONAL DISASTER BOOK
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THE GREAT INTERNATIONAL DISASTER BOOK

By Cornell, James

New York: Pocket Books, 1979. (xii) 447 pp. Light edge and corner wear with some creasing on the spine; no interior markings. The Chapters are: Introduction: Man and Disaster; Disaster Prediction Prevention and Preparedness; Disaster's Impact on Society; Prospects for Armageddon; Preparing for the Inevitable. NATURAL DISASTERS: Avalanches; Cyclones: Hurricanes and Typhoons; Earthquakes; Famines; Floods; Landslides; Pestilence; Tornadoes; Tsunami; Volcanoes; and Weather. MANMADE DISASTERS: Explosions and Collapses; Fires; and Transportation Disasters; followed by a selected bibliography and an index.. First Printing - First Thus. Paperback. Very Good.

$14.95

UP FROM THE PEDESTAL - Selected Writings in the History of American Feminism
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UP FROM THE PEDESTAL - Selected Writings in the History of American Feminism

By Kraditor, Aileen S. (editor) (Anne Bradstreet; John Winthrop; Constantia; Hannah Mather Crocker; Thomas R. Dew; Jonathan F. Stearns; Sarah Moore Grimke; Angelina Emily Grimke; Margaret Fuller; Lucy Stone; Emma Hart Willard; Catherine E. Beecher)

New York: Quadrangle - The New York Times, 1968. 372 pp. Trade paperback format. Edge and corner wear with some creasing on the spine; no interior markings. Cover by Ron Villani. Writing by: Anne Bradstreet; John Winthrop; Constantia; Hannah Mather Crocker; Thomas R. Dew; Jonathan F. Stearns; Sarah Moore Grimke; Angelina Emily Grimke; Margaret Fuller; Lucy Stone; Emma Hart Willard; Catherine E. Beecher; Matilda Joslyn Gage; M. Carey Thomas; Anna Garlin Spencer; Elizabeth Cady Stanton; Catharine Waugh McCulloch; Elizabeth Smith Miller; Tennie C. Claflin; Thorstein Veblen; Antoinette Brown Blackwell; Susan B. Anthony; Charlotte Perkins Gilman; Senator George C. Vest; Abraham L. Kellogg; Grover Cleveland; Alice Stone Blackwell; Carrie Chapman Catt; Finley Peter Dunne; Alice Duer Miller; Ernestine Rose; Harriot K. Hunt; Henry B. Blackwell; Olympia Brown; Belle Kearney; Anna Garlin Spencer; Florence Kelley; Jessie Ashley; Jane Addams; Frances E. Willard; Sylvia Kopald; Emily Newell Blair; Edith M. Stern; Mary J. Bunting; and many more.. Fifth Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Ron Villani;. 8vo.

$19.95

THE MAMMOTH BOOK OF HEROES - True Tales of Courage from Ancient Times to September 11 2001
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THE MAMMOTH BOOK OF HEROES - True Tales of Courage from Ancient Times to September 11 2001

By Lewis, Jon E. (editor) (Charlotte Yonge; Toby Harnden; Aristotle; M. R. D. Foot; Maurice Weaver; Kai Friese; Thomas Carlyle; E. Cobham Brewer; Anthony Farrar-Hockley; F. E. Whitton; John Foxe; William Cobbett; Cecil Woodham K. Smith; William Hazlitt)

New York: Carroll and Graf Publishers, 2002. (xv) 496 pp. Trade paperback format. Light edge and corner wear with minor creasing on the spine; not store stamped. This anthology contains: The Spartans at Thermopylae by Charlotte Yonge; Let's Roll by Toby Harnden; The Habit and Virtue of Courage by Artistotle; The Face of Courage by M. R. D. Foot; The Heroine of the Playground by Maurice Weaver; The Front of the Bus by Kai Friese; Hero Worship by Thomas Carlyle; The Darlings of the Life Boats by E. Cobham Brewer; Lieutenant Philip Curtis Wins the Victoria Cross by Anthony Farrar-Hockley; Daniel in the Lions' Den from The Bible; The Charge of the Light Brigade by F. E. Whitton; The Candle That Shall Never be Put Out by John Foxe; Bomb Disposal - Anonymous; Cobbett in the Dock by William Cobbett; The Lady of the Lamp by Cecil Woodham K. Smith; Bill Neate Versus the Gas Man by William Hazlitt; The Man Who Broke the Sound Barrier by Tom Wolfe; His Soul Goes Marching On by E. G. Ogan; Horatius at the Bridge by Livy; David and Goliath from The Bible; No Surrender by Lady Constance Lytton; Henry V's Speech at Agincourt by William Shakespeare; The Storming of Ciudad Rodrigo by William Gratton; The Boy V.C. by Alistair Maclean; The Daunt Rock Lightship by Patrick Howarth; The Evacuation of Kham Duc by Philip Chinnery; Obituary: Digby Tatham-Warter from The Daily Telegraph; George Washington and the Cherry Tree by J. Berg Esenwein, Marietta Stockard and William J. Bennett; Britain is a Land of Unsung Heroes by Robert Hardman; The Spirit of St. Louis by Charles A. Lindbergh; The Hero as Priest by Thomas Carlyle; Rorke's Drift by F. E. Whitton; Spreading the Word by John Wesley; The Heroes of Eyam by Paul Chadburn; Facing the End by R. F. Scott; Man Eater by Colonel Jim Corbett; Dolley (Dolly) Madison Rescues the National Treasure by Dolley Madison; On Trial by Lillian Hellman; The Show Must Go On by Giles Playfair; Heckling Nixon by Ron Kovic; Sir Walter Scott and His Creditors by Sir Walter Scott; The Blocking of Zeebrugge by Sir Archibald Hurd; Zola and the Dreyfus Case by Frederick Laws; J'Accuse by Emile Zola; Moral Fibre in the Bomber Command by Max Hastings; Mission to Leipzig by Bert Stiles; The Death of Socrates by Plato; The Crucifixion of Christ from The Bible; The Boat Journey by Ernest Shackleton; The General Says Nuts by Russell F. Weighley; Alone by Douglas Mawson; Satyagraha by Web Miller; The Big Hitter by Bob Considine; The Trials of Galileo by John Hall; Obituary: Bill Reid V.C. from The Times; The Miracle of the Jacal by Bill O'Neal; Annie Sullivan and Helen Keller by Lorena A Hickok; Tiananmen Square - Anonymous student; Prisoner of Islamic Jihad by John McCarthy; And Remember the Alamo by Jon E. Lewis; Swimming Niagara by E. J. Trelawny; Boudicca's Battle Cry - Tacitus; A Yankee Antique by Walt Whitman; Man Could Not Do Much More by Geoffrey Winthrop Young; Heroism by Ralph Waldo Emerson; The Death of Adolfo Rodriguez by Richard Harding Davis; Sir Thomas More Upon the Scaffold - Anonymous; The Great Escaper by Tom Moulson; Omdurman by Winston S. Churchill; Spartacus by James Chambers; and Ordinary Heroes by Richard Jerome, Susan Schindette, Nick Charles and Thomas Fields-Meyer.. First Printing - First Thus. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo.

$19.95

JUMBO'S HIDE, ELVIS'S RIDE, AND THE TOOTH OF BUDDHA
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JUMBO'S HIDE, ELVIS'S RIDE, AND THE TOOTH OF BUDDHA

By Rachlin, Harvey

New York: Henry Holt and Company, 2000. (xi) 372 pp. Quarter-bound in blue on pale green boards; lettered in gilt on the spine; headband; illustrated with black and white photographs and facsimle documents. Light wear on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. History is made up of not just the great figures that have shaped the fate of nations. Sometimes the course of history can be changed by something as small as a nail, or a ball, or a dress. There are thousands of these historical oddities, littered throughout the museums and libraries of te world, artifacts that have survived the test of time, that have come through the fires and furies of history to stand before us. The Contents are: Introduction; The Tooth of the Buddha; The Gold Larnax of King Philip II; The Magna Carta; The Stone of Scone; The Essex Ring; Galileo's Middle Finger; George Washington's Schoolboy Copybooks; John Harrison's Fourth Marine Timekeeper; The Virginia Declaration of Rights; The Rising Sun Chair; The Louisiana Purchase Treaty; The Lewis and Clark Journals; Beethoven's Ear Trumpets; Harrison's Peace Pipes; John Adams's Pigtail; The Doubleday Ball; Vendovi's Head; The Battle Sword of Colonel Najera; Charles Dicken's Prompt-copy of A Christmas Carol; The First American Flag Raised in Japan; The Emancipation Proclamation; Slices of Tom Thumb's Wedding Cake; Thomas Edison's Original Tinfoil Phonograph; Jesse James's Stickpin; Ulysses S. Grant's Smoking Stand; Jumbo the Elephant; Freud's Couch; The Hoof of Fire Horse Number Twelve; Take Me Out to the Ball Game; Mark Twain's Orchestrelle; The Zimmermann Telegram; The Fourteen Points; The Truce Flag that Ended World War One; Wyatt Earp's Drawing of the O.K. Corral Gunfight; The Maltese Falcon; Monty's Battle Caravans; The World War Two Japanese Surrender Table; ENIAC; Marilyn Monroe's Billowing Dress from The Seven Year Itch; Elvis Presley's Purple Cadillac; Able the Space Monkey; Odyssey; and The Gun That Killed John Lennon; followed by an index.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good+. 8vo.

$19.95

TALES OF NATURAL AND UNNATURAL CATASTROPHES
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TALES OF NATURAL AND UNNATURAL CATASTROPHES

By Highsmith, Patricia

New York: The Atlantic Monthly Press, 1990. 189 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. From a great American novelist and short story writer - and the writer of The Talented Mr Ripley and the sequels, something a little different. The Contents are: The Mysterious Cemetery; Moby Dick II or The Missile Whale; Operation Balsam or Touch Me Not; Nabuti - Warm Welcome to a UN Committee; Sweet Freedom - and a Picnic on the White House Lawn; Trouble at the Jade Towers; Rent-a-Womb vs the Mighty Right; No End in Sight; Sixtus VI - Pope of the Red Slipper; and President Buck Jones Rallies and Waves the Flag.. First Soft Cover Edition. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo.

$14.95

PYTHAGORAS - His Lives and the Legacy of a Rational Universe
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PYTHAGORAS - His Lives and the Legacy of a Rational Universe

By Ferguson, Kitty

London: Icon Books, 2010. (xiv) 366 pp. Black boards lettered in silver on the spine; red endpapers; illustrated with black and white photographs, diagrams and a map. Light wear at the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. Pythagoras of Samos, a Greek philosopher who influenced both Plato and Aristotle. The Contents are: Sixth Century B.C.; Fifth Century B.C. - Seventh Century A.D.; and Eighth - Twenty-First Centuries A.D.; followed by an appendix, notes, bibliography and an index.. First UK Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good+. 8vo.

$19.95

POLITICS IN INDONESIA - Democracy, Islam and the Ideology of Tolerance
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POLITICS IN INDONESIA - Democracy, Islam and the Ideology of Tolerance

By Ramage, Douglas E.

London: Routledge, 1995. (xvii) 272 pp. Black boards lettered in silver on the spine; decorated endpapers; headband. Light wear on the corners of the dustjacket; no interior markings. The Contents are: Foreword by Michael Leifer; Preface; Glossary; Introduction: The Ideology of Tolerance; Origins of Discourse: Politics and Ideology Since 1945; Abdurrahman Wahid and Nahdlatul Ulama; The Indonesian Muslim Intellectuals' Association - ICMI; The Indonesian Armed Forces; Secular Nationalists; and Conclusion: The Meaning of Pancasila Discourse; followed by notes and an index.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$24.95

THE SECRETS OF THE FREEMASONS
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THE SECRETS OF THE FREEMASONS

By Morgan, Pat

London: Capella - Arcturus Publishing, 2006. 191 pp. Glossy pictorial boards matching the dustjacket; headband; profusely illustrated with black and white drawings, paintings and photographs. Light rubbing at the corners of the dustjacket; a few small marks on the back free endpapers; no other interior markings. Some people see this ancient organization as being responsible for all the world's wrongs while others see it simply as a benign entity working for the common good. This books strips away the centuries-old layers of mistique and misunderstanding to offer an informed yet entertaining insight into the Freemason's origins, beliefs, practices, and rituals. There is also a look of some of the famous people who have been Freemasons, from Sir Winston Churchill onwards. The Chapters are: Introduction; The History of Freemasonry; Secrets and Blood Ties; Secret Signs of the Freemasons; Famous Freemasons; Masons on the Edge; Tall Tales; The Masonic Media; Future Imperfect; and Your Lodge Needs You!. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 12mo.

$14.95

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