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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
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
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
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
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
THE FLORENTINE HISTORIE. Written in the Italian tongue, by Nicholo Macchiavelli, Citizen and Secretarie of Florence. And translated into English by T. B. [Thomas Bedingfield] Esquire

THE FLORENTINE HISTORIE. Written in the Italian tongue, by Nicholo Macchiavelli, Citizen and Secretarie of Florence. And translated into English by T. B. [Thomas Bedingfield] Esquire by MACHIAVELLI. NICCOLO

Printed by T. C. [Thomas Creede] for W. P. [William Ponsonby]. London. 1595. FIRST ENGLISH EDITION. Folio. (11.1 x 7.5 inches...

£12,750.00
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 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
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
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
"The Prince Of India"

"The Prince Of India" by Lew Wallace

Weighing 2 lbs. 4 oz. , a two volume set with 502 pages in volume 1 and 578 pages in volume 2....

$149.99
A HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH SPEAKING PEOPLES. The New World.; The Age of Revolution.; The Great Democracies.; The Birth of Britain

A HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH SPEAKING PEOPLES. The New World.; The Age of Revolution.; The Great Democracies.; The Birth of Britain by CHURCHILL. WINSTON. S

McClelland & Stewart. Ltd. Toronto, Canada. 1956-58. LIMITED EDITION SET. Four volumes. First Canadian Editions. 8vo. --- ...

£1,250.00
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
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



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