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Distant Mirror

By Tuchman, Barbara W




Barbara W. Tuchman (1912–1989) achieved prominence as a historian with The Zimmermann Telegram and international fame with The Guns of August—a huge bestseller and winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Her other works include Bible and Sword, The Proud Tower, Stilwell and the American Experience in China (for which Tuchman was awarded a second Pulitzer Prize), Notes from China, A Distant Mirror, Practicing History, The March of Folly, and The First Salute.


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A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century

Tuchman, Barbara W.

Random House Trade Paperbacks. PAPERBACK. B00HTJXYIK Very Good Condition. Has some wear. Five star seller - Buy with confidence! . Very Good.

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A Distant Mirror : The Calamitous 14th Century

Barbara W. Tuchman

1979-09-08. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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A DISTANT MIRROR Franklin Library

Tuchman, Barbara W.

Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: Franklin Library. 1978. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine. Leather bound, Accented in 22kt gold. Printed on archival paper with gilded edges. The endsheets are of moire fabric with a silk ribbon page marker. Smyth sewing and concealed muslin joints. This book is in full leather with hubbed spines. A Limited Edition. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

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A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century. 1978 Limited First Edition, Franklin Leatherbound, with 8-Page 'Notes from the Editors'

Barbara W. Tuchman

Franklin Center, PA: The Franklin Library, 1978 New, and quite pristine in every way. As New. Franklin Center, PA: The Franklin Library, 1978. With the rather scarce 8-Page 'Notes from the Editors', which also bears Tuchman's portrait on the last page (scan). Limited First Edition. True First Edition of Barbara W. Tuchman's "A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century". Also, prior to pagination, 'A Special Message to the members of The First Edition Society' from the author, with her signature laser-printed thereon. Octavo, 808 pp. (xxx + 1 + 2-page Map + 735 + 40 pages illustrations interspersed). Full rich black leather, gilt decorated and imprinted, spine panels rib divided, red moire endpapers, All Edges Gilt, with red satin page-marker ribbon. An example of Franklin's always-lavish bindings, the limited and true first edition of "A Distant Mirror", Tuchman's long-popular narrative - and reflective - history of the fourteenth century. 22 k gilt at all page edges, Franklin 50-pound Library Smooth White paper, 11-point Janson typeface. The Franklin Library, doing what they did best. As New; pristine and flawless. As bright, tight and immaculate as it was on its first day in 1978. Please review scans. L-frnkln5

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DISTANT MIRROR: THE CALAMITOUS 14TH CENTURY

TUCHMAN, Barbara W.

1978. TUCHMAN, Barbara W. A DISTANT MIRROR: THE CALAMITOUS 14TH CENTURY. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1978. Fourth printing. Presentation copy inscribed by Tuchman on the half-title. 677 pp. 8vo., black cloth stamped in gilt, in color pictorial dust jacket. Book near fine, spine slightly rolled. Jacket has minor soil and a few tiny nicks. Pictorial endpapers, color and b/w plates. Uncommon inscribed.

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A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century

Barbara W. Tuchman

1978-09-07. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century

Barbara W. Tuchman

2012-08-07. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Andre Kertesz: His Life and Work

Pierre Borhan

Bulfinch Pr, 1994. Hardcover. New/New.

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A Distant Mirror

Barbara W. Tuchman

Knopf, 1978. Book. Fine Plus. Cloth. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine plus copy in like jacket. Advance Review Copy with slip.Excellent Copy..

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A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century

Tuchman, Barbara W.

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1978. First Edition Later Printing 3rd Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. One of the author's most beloved books, this is a FIRST EDITION, Third Printing, from Sept. 1978,SIGNED by the AUTHOR with her name only on half-title page. She did not sign much & is long deceased, so this is quite a scarce signature. The hardcover book with matte black cloth-covered boards is in Good+/VG- condition, marred by these Flaws: 1) light soil & moderate foxing to outside page edges, 2) fairly heavy rubbing to extremities, worn away down to underlying boards at lower outer corners. On the plus side, the interior is very clean, binding straight & strong, pages white. NO writing/underlining/highlighting; NOT ex-lib. The unclipped DJ is in VG condition, with some very tiny, short tears & slight yellowing to white background. NO fading. Nicely protected in mylar cover. Please see our photos--they show the Exact book you will receive from us, never "stock" images! Description & photos copyright Gargoyle Books 2018. Same Day Shipping on all orders received by 2 pm Weekdays (Pacific time); Weekends & holidays ship very next business day.

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A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century

Barbara W. Tuchman

New York: Alfred a Knopf Inc, 1978. Book. Fine Minus. Hardcover. Not Signed. 1st Edition. 1st printing. First trade edition stated on the copyright page. Nice, tight , clean and fresh copy, unread. Slight shelf wear to bottom of spine and bottom. Dust jacket not price clipped but slightly browned on reverse edges with tiny folds around top edge. The jacket looks out of this world in its new shiny plastic cover. Nice presentation copy. Shipping box is suitable for wrapping with a non-price listed purchase order inside along with biodegradable packing..

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The History of Lady Julia Mandeville; Nature and Art

Brooke, Frances; Inchbald, Elizabeth

Chiswick: C. S. Arnold, 1824. Very good in quarter-bound brown leather and marble paper boards. Spine gilt with four raised bands. With all edges decoratively stained. Corners slightly bumped. With previous owner's bookplate. Interior clean and bright. 32mo. 343pp. Hardcover.

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A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century

Barbara W Tuchman

1980-09-25. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century

Barbara W. Tuchman

2012-08-07. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century

Barbara W. Tuchman

1987-04-08. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century

Barbara W Tuchman

1979-08-08. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous Fourteenth Century

BARBARA W. TUCHMAN

1989-01-01. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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A Distant Mirror: the Calamitous 14th Century

BARBARA W. TUCHMAN

1981-05-04. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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A Distant Mirror

Barbara Tuchman

Franklin Library. Used - Like New. Full Leather. First edition copy. Like new; no internal markings; has only lost its Brand New shine. No pricing stickers. No remainder mark. Pristine condition; never read. Stated Limited 1st edition. Stored in sealed plastic protection. In the event of a problem we guarantee full refund. 1978. Full Leather.

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A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century

Barbara W Tuchman

1980-09-25. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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A Distant Mirror : The Calamitous 14th Century

Barbara W. Tuchman

Ballantine Books, 1979-11-12. Mass Market Paperback. Used:Good.

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A Distant Mirror

Barbara W. Tuchman

1980-10-12. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century

Barbara W. Tuchman

1987-01-01. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Distant Mirror, A: The Calamitous 14th Century (SIGNED COPY)

Tuchman, Barbara W.

New York : Knopf, 1978. 2nd pr.. Hardcover. Good Good. SIGNED. Hardcover in a lightly worn unclipped dust jacket. 677 pages, b&w illustrations. INSCRIBED BY TUCHMAN on the half-title page. Record # 411544

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A DISTANT MIRROR : The Calamitous 14th Century

Barbara W. Tuchman

New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1978. First Edition; Third Printing. Hardcover. 0394400267 . Near Fine in a Very Good+ dust jacket. Edge wear. Upward peeling to front panel's upper edge. ; 8.90 X 6.60 X 2 inches; 720 pages; Original unclipped dust jacket protected by archival Brodart cover. All domestic orders shipped protected in a Box. .

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A DISTANT MIRROR : The Calamitous 14th Century

Barbara W. Tuchman

New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1978. Fourth Printing. Hardcover. 0394400267 . Very Good+ in a Very Good dust jacket. Edge wear. Upward peeling to front and rear panels' upper and lower edge. Closed tear to lower right corner of front panel. Soiling to front and rear panels' cloth. ; 8.90 X 6.60 X 2 inches; 720 pages; Original unclipped dust jacket protected by archival Brodart cover. All domestic orders shipped protected in a Box. .

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A DISTANT MIRROR : The Calamitous 14th Century

Barbara W. Tuchman

New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1978. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0394400267 . Very Good+ in a Very Good duist jacket. Soiling and edge wear. Chip to rear panel's upper edge. First Trade Edition stated. ; 8.30 X 5.60 X 2.10 inches; 720 pages; Original unclipped dust jacket protected by archival Brodart cover. All domestic orders shipped protected in a Box. .

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A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous Fourteenth Century

Tuchman, Barbara W.

Franklin Center: Franklin Library, 1978. 1st printing. Fine/no dust jacket (as issued). xxxiv, 735 p., maps, color/bw illus, biblio, reference notes, index, AEG, satin end sheets, satin ribbon bookmark, large 8vo leather;

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A DISTANT MIRROR : The Calamitous 14th Century

Barbara W. Tuchman

New York: Alfred A Knopf. 1978. Second Edition; Fourth Printing. Hardcover. 0394400267 . Very Good+ in a Good dust jacket. Scuffing to pages edges and panels. Peeling to upper front panel, upper rear panel, and lower rear panel. Folding to lower front flap. Sticker residue to upper front panel. ; 8.30 X 5.60 X 2.10 inches; 720 pages; Original unclipped dust jacket protected by archival Brodart cover. All domestic orders shipped protected in a Box. .

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A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century

Tuchman, Barbara W.

Alfred a Knopf Inc. Hardcover. 0394400267 this is the original limited edition 1978 Franklin Library full leather copy that was issued before the First Trade Edition - minor spotting to top gilt page edge - owner's label inside 1st blank page - otherwise a fine clean like new unread collectible (ribbon never removed from original placement - enjoy . Fine.

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A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century

Barbara W. Tuchman

Alfred a Knopf, 1978-08-01. Hardcover. Used:Good.

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DISTANT MIRROR

TUCHMAN BARBARA W

RANDOM HOUSE. New. 8.27 x 5.36 cm.

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A Distant Mirror

TUCHMAN, BARBARA W

Franklin Center: Franklin Library, 1978. Bound in black leather with gilt spine lettering and decorated boards. All edges gilt, silk moire endpapers and matching page marker. A fine copy. . First Edition. Hardcover. Fine.

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A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century

Barbara W Tuchman

1979-08-08. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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West of Wild Bill Hickok

Rosa, Joseph G.

1982. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Fine/Very Fine. Oklahoma University Press, Pub., Norman, OK., 1982; 1st edition; very fine condition with a very fine dust jacket; Joseph G. Rosa; Wild Bill Hickok; The West

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A Distant Mirror (Leather Bound, First Edition)

Barbara W. Tuchman

Franklin Library, 1978-01-01. Leather Bound . LikeNew. Full black leather with gilt decoration. All edges gilt, red moire endpaers. Privately printed for members of the First Edition Society.

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A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous Fourteenth Century

Tuchman, Barbara W.

Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: The Franklin Library, 1978. First Ediition. Hardcover. Fine. 8vo (medium). Limited First Edition privately printed for the members of The First Edition Society. Bound in top-grain genuine leather and decoratively stamped in 22-karat gold. A.e.g. Red moire endpapers.xxx, 735 p.p. Notes from the Editors loosely inserted. Includes numerous illustrations, photographs, and reproductions of art and artifacts from the period, and also maps. Binding tight. Light rubbing to edges. Interior clean, crisp. A fine copy. Barbara Wertheim Tuchman [1912-1989] was an American author and historical writer. In A Distant Mirror, Tuchman explores the famine, plague, and war in 14th century society.

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A DISTANT MIRROR

Tuchman, Barbara W.

Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: The Franklin Library, 1978. Spotting is noticible on gold edge of book. Not a spill or stain. very slight musty smell.. Limited First Edition. Full-Leather, Gilt Edged Pages. Fine/No Jacket As Published. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Limited Edition.

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A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century

Tuchman, Barbara W.

London: MacMillan, 1979. 1st edition. dust jacket. As New. 8vo.. xx + 677pp., b/w pls., maps, bibliog., index, Including the 100 years War ‘An epic of Brutality & Bravery, chequered by disgrace’

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A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century [inscribed]

Tuchman, Barbara W.

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc, 1978. First Edition, Ninth Printing. Hardcover. Octavo; pp 677; G/G; ivory spine with brown text; dust jacket shows slight age toning to exterior edges; some minor chips to edges; slight soiling to rear; cloth has light sunfading to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light foxing to exterior edges; deckled fore edge; pictorial endpapers; interior clean; illustrated; inscribed by author. FP New Rockville Stock.

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A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous Fourteenth Century

Tuchman, Barbara W.

The Frankin Library. LEATHER BOUND. B001SAELW4 Limited First Edition printing exclusively for members of the First Edition Society. Bound in black leather with gold gilt decoration and gold page edges. Spine has a few wrinkles down it and covers have a few scuffs. Still gift quality. . Very Good.

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A DISTANT MIRROR : The Calamitous 14th Century

Barbara W. Tuchman

New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1978. Text/BRAND NEW & Bright. Gilt embossed black linen boards/Fine. DJ/VG; w/surface wear, under mylar. Light brown spotting (acidic paper reaction) to text blocks, and paste-down scars (publisher's flaw) to rear cover verson. Socio-political history of 14th century Europe in the Late Middle Ages from prize winning historian Barbara W. Tuchman (1912 - 1989) . 677 pgs, w/maps & illustrations, in 27 chapters. Volume recounts the Hundred Years' War, the Black Plague, the Papal Schism, pillaging mercenaries, anti-Semitism, popular revolts & uprisings. and unique climatic changes of drops in temperature lasting into the 18th century. The narrative is wovem around the biography of the French nobleman Enguerrand de Coucy (1340 - 1397), a major figure who also lived a long life. Fine copy despite flaws.. First Edition, First Thus. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Anita Karl (Maps). First Edition, First Thus.

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A Distant Mirror : The Calamitous 14th Century

Barbara W. Tuchman

1979-09-08. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century

Barbara W. Tuchman

Alfred a Knopf, 1978-08-01. Hardcover. New. New Hardcover!(Jacket looks old and has slight scratch) Pristine unmarked pages, may have very slight warehouse wear, no remainder marks, it is a great buy straight from book warehouse unread, exact artwork as listed. We ship very quickly and try our best all the time. Thank you.

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A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century

Tuchman, Barbara W

New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Hardcover. 1978. 1st trade ed. 8vo 677pp . Fine in Fine DJ. B&W and Color Illustrations. Cited in Norman Cantor's "A Core Bibliography in Medieval Studies" .

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A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century

Tuchman, Barbara W.

New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1978. Eighth Printing. Cloth. 0394400267 . A Later printing in Very Good condition with a cocked spine and some edgewear, an owner's address stamp in the front in an alike dust-jacket that is soiled with some edgewear including a chip missing from the lower front edge and a few tears to the upper edges; ; B&W and Color Illustrations .

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A Distant Mirror

Barbara W. Tuchman

New York: Knopf, 1978. first. hardcover. very good/very good. First edition. Dust jacket is in excellent condition with a tiny closed tear; now in new removable protective cover. Black cloth covered boards with gilt print on spine and front. Front endpapers are maps of 14th century Europe; rear endpapers show Nicopolis and other castles on the Danube from a 14th century map. Pages are clean and unmarked. Knopf hard cover with dust jacket, 1st trade edition (stated) Sept. 1978, ISBN: 9780394400266, 677 pages. 8vo (6.5"" x 9.5") Many maps and illustrations; comprehensive notes and index. Winner, 1980 U.S. National Book Award in History. There was a privately published limited edition before this trade edition.

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A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century

Barbara W. Tuchman

1987-04-08. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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A Distant Mirror, The Calamitous 14th Century

Tuchman, Barbara W.

London: MacMillan, 1978. 1st edition. dust jacket. Near Fine. 8vo.. xx + 677pp., b/w pls., maps, bibliog., index, Including the 100 years War

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