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Image for ....<b>Medieval And Renaissance Spain And Portugal: Studies in Honro of Arthur L-F. Askins.</b>

....Medieval And Renaissance Spain And Portugal: Studies in Honro of Arthur L-F. Askins.

By: Schaffer, Martha and Ocana, Antonio Cortijo

Price: $35.00

Publisher: United Kingdom:, Tamesis Books Ltd.,, 2006.


Unused, No flaws or blemishes.This volume is dedicated to Professor Arthur L-F. Askins, whose scholarship on Spanish and Portuguese literatures of the Medieval and Renaissance periods is esteemed by colleagues around the world. Many North American and European scholars have contributed with essays of an exceptionally high scholarly quality, in English, Spanish and Portuguese, to this wide-ranging tribute, dealing with Spanish and Portuguese literary culture from ... View more info

Image for ...<b>  History of the Reign of Philip the Second, King of Spain. [Three Volumes complete.]</b><br>

... History of the Reign of Philip the Second, King of Spain. [Three Volumes complete.]

By: [16th Century - Spain] Prescott, William H.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Philadelphia:, J. B. Lippincott,, 1881


New and Revised Edition, with the Author's Latest Corrections and Additions., edited by John Foster Kirk.Polished leather with gilt spine titles; all edges gilt; each with a tissue-guarded frontispiece. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear, spine light sun-fading. Volume 3 has an ink tide mark on lower edge that does not affect text. [Published in a series of 14 volumes with no reference to each other.]Philip II of Spa... View more info

Image for ...<b>  Lloyd George and the Generals</b><br>

... Lloyd George and the Generals

By: [World War I] Woodward, David R.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London and New York:, Frank Cass,, 2004.<br>

Edition: Second Edition.<br>


The frustrating stalemate on the western front during WWI with its unprecedented casualties provoked a furious debate in London between the civil and military authorities over the best way to defeat Germany. The mercurial and dynamic David Lloyd George stood at the center of this controversy throughout the war. His intervention in military questions and determination to redirect strategy put him at odds with the leading soldiers and admirals of his day. Includes ... View more info

Image for ...<b>  The Children's Blizzard</b><br>

... The Children's Blizzard

By: Laskin, David

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York:, HarperCollins Publishers,, 2004.<br>

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.<br>


The gripping story of an epic prairie snowstorm that killed hundreds of newly arrived settlers and cast a shadow on the promise of the American frontier.January 12, 1888, began as an unseasonably warm morning across Nebraska, the Dakotas, and Minnesota, the weather so mild that children walked to school without coats and gloves. But that afternoon, without warning, the atmosphere suddenly, violently changed. One moment the air was calm; the next the sky exploded in a ... View more info

Image for ...<b>  William Bartram and the Ghost Plantations of British East Florida</b>

... William Bartram and the Ghost Plantations of British East Florida

By: [Florida] Schafer, Daniel L.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: USA:, University Press of Florida, 2010

Edition: First Edition.


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Historians have relied upon the integrity of the information in William Bartram's Travels for centuries, often concluding from it that the British (the colonial power from 1763 to 1783) had not engaged in large-scale land development in Florida. However, the well-documented truth is that the St. Johns riverfront was not in a state of unspoiled nature in 1774; it was instead the scene of drained wetlands and ambitious agricultura... View more info

Image for ...<b> A Gallop among American Scenery: Or, Sketches of American Scenes and Military Adventure </b>

... A Gallop among American Scenery: Or, Sketches of American Scenes and Military Adventure

By: [early 19th Century USA] Silliman, Augustus E.

Price: $180.00

Publisher: New York:, A. S. Barnes & Co., 1881


Travel Adventure and opinion in the early 19th Century including historical fiction of the War of 1812.Contemporary reviews: “…..displays uncommon qualities of style and powers of observation The author has apparently travelled much both in the United States and in Europe His sketches of scenery are brilliantly drawn and his stories and anecdotes well told.” The North American Review, Volume 57. p252. “This is undoubtedly par excellence the boo... View more info

Image for ...<b> A Gambling Man: Charles II's Restoration Game </b>

... A Gambling Man: Charles II's Restoration Game

By: Uglow, Jenny

Price: $16.95

Publisher: New York:, Farrar, Straus and Giroux,, 2009.

Edition: First Edition – First Printing.


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality.A Gambling Man is Uglow at her best: both a vivid portrait of Charles II that explores his elusive nature and a spirited evocation of a vibrant, violent, pulsing world on the brink of modernity. View more info

Image for ...<b> Abridgment of the History of England<br> with continuation from 1688 to the reign of Queen Victoria, adapted for the use of Schools And an Appendix to 1873 <br>

... Abridgment of the History of England
with continuation from 1688 to the reign of Queen Victoria, adapted for the use of Schools And an Appendix to 1873

By: [English History] Lingard, A. B.; Burke, James

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Baltimore, MD,, John Murphy & Co.,, 1873.<br>

Edition: First American Edition.<br>


Half pebbled leather with stamped gilt titles to dark brown cloth. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear; touch of rub to lower corners. View more info

Image for ...<b> Ave Roma Immortalis [Two Volumes – Complete.] </b>

... Ave Roma Immortalis [Two Volumes – Complete.]

By: [Rome] Crawford, Frances Marion

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London:, The Macmillan and CO.,, 1900.<br>

Edition: Later printing [first issue in 1898].<br>


A popular history of the City of Rome based on the ancient records and travelogue, Very readable as it is authored by a well-respected novelist. Top edges gilt. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Spine heavily sunned.Ref: A Monthly Journal Devoted to New and Current Publications, Volume. View more info

Image for ...<b> Between Silk and Cyanide: a Codemaker's War, 1941-1945 </b>

... Between Silk and Cyanide: a Codemaker's War, 1941-1945

By: Marks, Leo

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York:, The Free Press,, 1999.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.


..[a] spellbinding real-life thriller.... Marks is a natural storyteller who brilliantly links the highly technical issue of codes and ciphers to the fates of individual agents. -- The New York Times Book Review, David Stafford Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. Previous owner's name under dust jacket flap. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

Image for ...<b> Black Hawk Down: A Story of Modern War </b><br>

... Black Hawk Down: A Story of Modern War

By: [Mogadishu] Bowden, Mark

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York:, Atlantic Monthly Press,, 1999.<br>

Edition: First edition - Later Printing. <br>


You are dropped into a crowded marketplace in the heart of Mogadishu, Somalia with the U.S. Special Forces - and puts you in the middle of the most intense firefight American soldiers have fought since the Vietnam War. The author's dramatic narrative captures this harrowing ordeal through the eyes of the young men who fought that day. He draws on his extensive interviews of participants from both sides - as well as classified combat video and radio transcripts - to br... View more info

Image for ...<b> Choosing the Right Trawl </b>

... Choosing the Right Trawl

By: Massey, Liam N.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Eureka, CA:, Choosing the Right Trawl,, 1985.


5.5 inches by 8.5 inches stapled booklet with stiff wrappers. Punched to fit a two-hole binder. 27 pages. Tight and clean. Name on upper outside top corner. Laid-in letter SIGNED by the author. No copies located online or in OCLC View more info

Image for ...<b> Cuba Anatomy of a Revolution </b><br>

... Cuba Anatomy of a Revolution

By: Huberman, Leo; Sweezy, Paul

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York:, Monthly Review Press,, 1960.<br>

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.<br>


The author's offer to set the "record straight" sets forth an apology for the Revolution. Interesting piece of propaganda. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Illustrated with photographs. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has minimal handling wear. View more info

Image for ...<b> Egypt: The World of the Pharaohs </b>

... Egypt: The World of the Pharaohs

By: Regine Schulz; Matthias Seidel

Price: $35.00

Publisher: USA., H. F. Ullmann,, 2007


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. A kaleidoscope of ancient Egypt. Vivid pictures of artifacts, maps, tombs and histories of the Pharaohs. View more info

Image for ...<b> Eisenhower 1956: The President's Year of Crisis--Suez and the Brink of War </b><br>

... Eisenhower 1956: The President's Year of Crisis--Suez and the Brink of War

By: Nichols, David A.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York:, Simon & Schuster,, 2011.<br>

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing.<br>


A gripping tale of international intrigue and betrayal, Eisenhower 1956 is the white-knuckle story of how President Dwight D. Eisenhower guided the United States through the Suez Canal crisis of 1956. The crisis climaxed in a tumultuous nine-day period fraught with peril just prior to the 1956 presidential election, with Great Britain, France, and Israel invading Egypt while the Soviet Union ruthlessly crushed rebellion in Hungary. SIGNED by the author on a date... View more info