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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
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
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
By: Laskin, David
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
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
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
By: Uglow, Jenny
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
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
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
By: Marks, Leo
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
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
By: Massey, Liam N.
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
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
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