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PERSONAL MEMOIRS OF U. S. GRANT in Two Volumes

PERSONAL MEMOIRS OF U. S. GRANT in Two Volumes by Ulysses S. Grant

New York: Charles L. Webster & Company, 1885 - 1886. First edition. Very Good. Very nice copy of this well-respected auto-...

$450.00
The Great Pyramid. Observatory, Tomb and Temple

The Great Pyramid. Observatory, Tomb and Temple by Proctor, Richard A

London, United Kingdom: Chatto & Windus, 1883. "Proctor was inspired by a passage in the neo-Platonic philosopher Proculus's com...

$500.00
GREAT MEN and FAMOUS WOMEN- A Series of Pen And Pencil Sketches of the Lives of More Than 200 of the Most Prominent Personages In History- (Cpl. Set of 68 Parts Including Very Scarce Question Book)

GREAT MEN and FAMOUS WOMEN- A Series of Pen And Pencil Sketches of the Lives of More Than 200 of the Most Prominent Personages In History- (Cpl. Set of 68 Parts Including Very Scarce Question Book) by Charles F. Horne (1870-1942)

New York: Selmar Hess, 1894. GREAT MEN and FAMOUS WOMEN- A Series of Pen And Pencil Sketches of the Lives of More Than 200 of th...

$259.95
STORY OF ONE HUNDRED YEARS

STORY OF ONE HUNDRED YEARS by Daniel B. Shepp

Philadelphia: Globe Bible Publishing, 1900. STORY OF ONE HUNDRED YEARS- Daniel B. Shepp- Illustrated- Globe Bible Publishing-Phi...

$139.95
Life Of Napoleon Bonaparte A History, 4-Volume Set

Life Of Napoleon Bonaparte A History, 4-Volume Set by Sloane, William Milligan

NY: The Century Co.. Very Good- with No dust jacket as issued. 1896. Hardcover. 4-volume set. Published 1896. Original three-qua...

$300.00
Beacon Lights of History - 14 volumes

Beacon Lights of History - 14 volumes by James Larel,L.L.D

1883-1886. James Clarke and Company. Includes Vol I through X and XII through XV. Vol. XI is missing. Boards are sturdy but wo...

$140.00
A General Chart: Exhibiting the Discoveries made by Captn. James Cook in this and his two preceding Voyages; with the Tracks of the Ships under his Command

A General Chart: Exhibiting the Discoveries made by Captn. James Cook in this and his two preceding Voyages; with the Tracks of the Ships under his Command by COOK, James and Henry Roberts

Area of exposed chart, shown within mat, measures 37.5" x 24". Reveals the routes of Cook's three voyages, starting with the End...

$2,750.00
VOYAGES AND TRAVELS or SCENES IN MANY LANDS, WITH 850 ILLUSTRATIONS ON WOOD AND STEEL of VIEWS FROM ALL PARTS OF THE WORLD; COMPRISING MOUNTAINS LAKES RIVERS PALACES CATHEDRALS CASTLES ABBEYS AND RUINS, TWO BOOK SET

VOYAGES AND TRAVELS or SCENES IN MANY LANDS, WITH 850 ILLUSTRATIONS ON WOOD AND STEEL of VIEWS FROM ALL PARTS OF THE WORLD; COMPRISING MOUNTAINS LAKES RIVERS PALACES CATHEDRALS CASTLES ABBEYS AND RUINS, TWO BOOK SET by LEO DE COLANGE, EDITOR

BOSTON: E.W. WALKER & CO., 1887 BEAUTIFUL LARGE, HEAVY BOOKS ABOUT VOYAGES AND TRAVELS AROUND THE WORLD. VERY NICELY MADE, 1/3 ...

$245.50
The True History of the Conquest of Mexico, By Captain Bernal Diaz del Castillo, one of the Conquerors. Written in the year 1568

The True History of the Conquest of Mexico, By Captain Bernal Diaz del Castillo, one of the Conquerors. Written in the year 1568 by Dïaz del Castillo, Bernal (1492-1585)

viii+514 pages with frontispiece map. Quarto (10 1/2" x 8 3/4") housed in a custom slipcase. Translated by Maurice Keatinge. Fir...

$1,250.00
GREAT MEN AND FAMOUS WOMEN (4 VOLUMES)

GREAT MEN AND FAMOUS WOMEN (4 VOLUMES) by Horne, Charles F. , edited by

New York: Selmar Hess. Very Good+. 1894. Hardcover. "A Series of Pen & Pencil Sketches of the Lives of more than 200 of...

$165.00
THE KNIGHTS TEMPLARS. ENLARGED FROM THE RESEARCHES OF NUMEROUS AUTHORS

THE KNIGHTS TEMPLARS. ENLARGED FROM THE RESEARCHES OF NUMEROUS AUTHORS by Addison, C.G

1876. Addison, C.G. THE KNIGHTS TEMPLARS. ENLARGED FROM THE RESEARCHES OF NUMEROUS AUTHORS,...THE WHOLE AFFORDING A COMPLETE HI...

$1,000.00
The Memoirs of That Great Favourite Cardinal Woolsey; with Remarks on His Rise and Fall; and Other Secret Transactions of His Ministry in Church and State. Together with a Memorial Presented to Queen Elizabeth, By William Cecil, Lord Burleigh. [Wolsey]

The Memoirs of That Great Favourite Cardinal Woolsey; with Remarks on His Rise and Fall; and Other Secret Transactions of His Ministry in Church and State. Together with a Memorial Presented to Queen Elizabeth, By William Cecil, Lord Burleigh. [Wolsey] by [Cardinal Wolsey] [Cavendish]

London: B. Bragg at the Blew-ball, 1706. Small octavo, half-title, titlepage, pp (4), 230, (ii), a little browning and foxing, c...

£100.00
The History of the World, in Five Books

The History of the World, in Five Books by Sir Walter Ralegh, Kt

LONDON : G Conyers, J J and P Knapton, D Midwinter, A Bettesworth and C Hitch et al, 1736 A good copy of the 11th edition of Ral...

£1,200.00
HISTORY OF THE REIGN OF THE EMPEROR CHARLES V.

HISTORY OF THE REIGN OF THE EMPEROR CHARLES V. by ROBERTSON, William

1782. ROBERTSON, William. HISTORY OF THE REIGN OF THE EMPEROR CHARLES V. With a view of the progress of society in Europe fro...

$375.00



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