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The Works of Lord Macaulay, Complete. Edited by His Sister Lady Trevelyan. In Eight Volumes. by Thomas Babington Macaulay; Lord Macaulay; Hannah More Macaulay Trevelyan; Lady Trevelyan

London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1875. 8vo (9 x 6 x 15 inches). Three-quarter bound in black morocco-grain cloth with marbled-paper sides. Spines in six compartments separated by raised bands, gilt lettering in two compartments, intricate gilt tooling in…

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$995.00


A Primer of Chinese Acrobatics (Meet a Cultural China) by Qifeng Fu, Xining Li

Beijing: Ministry of Culture of the People's Republic of China, no date, [about 2002]. Boxed Set. Rare presentation copy issued by the PRC government to foreign institutions and VIPs. Boxed set includes hardcover book, CD-ROM for windows computers and a V…

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$100.00


The American West: History, Myth, and Legacy (The Great Courses, 8552) by Patrick N. Allitt

Chantilly, Virginia: Teaching Company, 2017. DVD. Twenty-four 30-minute lectures on four As New DVDs in a Fine original case along with an As New 197-page paperback Course Guidebook. No shrink-wrap, otherwise As New. Pristine inside and out. Not from a li…

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$100.00


The Side You Haven't Heard : Maurice Bishop Murder Trial : Testimony by the Defendants and Analysis by the NJM and Other Grenadians by Friends for Jamaica (ed); Bernard Coard; Callistus Bernard; Ewart Layne; Phyllis Coard; Christopher Stroude; Grenadians for the Truth about October

St. George's, Grenada: Friends for Jamaica, 1986. Unbound Manuscript. Good. Occasional underlining and notes. Not from a library. 489 pages.Contents:Statement of Ramsey Clark, former U.S. Attorney General on the Illegal Trial of the Grenada 18 (13 pages) …

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$100.00


Annie : A Theatre Memoir by Martin Charnin

New York: Dutton, 1977. Trade Paperback. First Edition (stated) / full number line. Near Fine. Interior unmarked. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Light reading wear to covers. No tears. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. c.150 pages.…

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$48.50


Mayombe by Pepetela; Artur Carlos Maurício Pestana dos Santos; Michael Wolfers (translator)

Angola: União dos Escritores Angolanos + Empresa Nacional de Prospecção, Exploração, Lapidação e Comercialização de Diamantes de Angola, c. 1982. Hardcover. Green cloth in boards. Very good book in a very good dust jacket. Minor shelfwear and dus…

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$279.00


Rotunda 2009 by National War College Class of 2009

Fort McNair, Washington, DC: National War College, 2009. Yearbook of the National War College Class of 2009. Very Good. Spine is square and tight. Interior is pristine. Mild foxing to top closed edge. Not from a library. 4to. 200 pages.…

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$36.95


Biology and Human Behavior : The Neurological Origins of Individuality, 2nd Edition (The Great Courses, 1597, DVD) by Robert M. Sapolsky

Chantilly, Virginia: Teaching Company, 2005. DVD. Twenty-four 30-minute lectures on four Fine DVDs in a Fine original case along with an As New 120-page paperback Course Guidebook. No shrink-wrap, otherwise As New. Not from a library. From the estate of A…

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$28.95


The Skeptic's Guide to American History (The Great Courses, 8588, DVD) by Mark A. Stoler

Chantilly, Virginia: Teaching Company, 2012. DVD. Twenty-four 30-minute lectures on four As New DVDs in a Fine original case along with an As New 180-page paperback Course Guidebook. No shrink-wrap, otherwise As New. Pristine inside and out. Not from a li…

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$23.95


The Children's Treasury of Virtues by William J. Bennett

New York: Simon & Schuster, November 2000. Hardcover. First Edition / full number line. As New book in an As New jacket. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not damaged. Suitable for gifting. xv+333 pages. Color illustrations on every page. 9.5 x 12.0 …

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$114.00


General History of Africa, Volume VII: Africa Under Colonial Domination, 1880-1935 by UNESCO International Scientific Committee for the Drafting of a General History of Africa; A. Adu. Boahen (ed)

Paris & London: UNESCO & Heinemann, 1985. Hardcover. First Edition. Brown cloth over boards with blind stamped titles to front board and gilt stamped titles to spine. Fine book in a Near Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, ends light…

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$122.00


"Ecstatic renovation!" : Street Art Celebrating Sierra Leone's 1992 Revolution by Joseph A. Opala; Raymond Desouza George (forward)

RARE! Freetown: Sierra Leone Adult Education Association, January 1994. Staple-Bound Pamphlet. Fine. Interior pristine. Securely bound with two clean staples. Rubbing to covers. 39 pages.…

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$47.00


Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp, Illustrated by E. Mackinstry by Elizabeth Mackinstry

New York: Macmillan. Hardcover. September 1935. First Edition / no additional printings listed. Green cloth over boards with black lettering and lamp decoration to front cover. Yellow endpapers. Lavishly illustrated. Very Good book / no dust jacket. Bookp…

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$71.40


The Commonsense Scots Cookery Book by Gordon Hay

Brighton, England: Angus and Robertson. December 1978. Hardcover. First Edition. Very Good book in a Very Good jacket. Inscription on front free endpage. Text block unmarked. Spine square and tight. Corners bumped. Jacket clean and crisp, but price clippe…

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$47.95


Once Upon a Farm by Bob Artley

Gretna, Louisiana: Pelican, August 2000. Hardcover. First Edition, Second Printing, March 2001. Near Fine book in a Fine jacket. Text block pristine. Spine straight and tight. Slight wear to corners and spine ends. Jacket clean and bright. Not from a libr…

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$39.95


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