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Image for <b>Fire in Beirut: Israel's War in Lebanon with the Palestine Liberation Organization  </b><br>[Israel & Palestine]

Fire in Beirut: Israel's War in Lebanon with the Palestine Liberation Organization
[Israel & Palestine]

By: Barly, Dan; Salepter, Eliahu

Price: $12.95

Publisher: USA:, Stein and Day,: 1984.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008301


Bindings tight and square. Text clean, Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

Image for <b>Among the Amish in Pennsylvania Dutchland A Pictorial Presentation  </b>

Among the Amish in Pennsylvania Dutchland A Pictorial Presentation

By: Smith, Elmer L.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Akron, Penna:, Applied Arts,: 1961

Edition: Third Printing.

Seller ID: 009474


Third Printing. Stapled pictorial wraps. Tight and clean. A bit of Age-toning. 28cm. 11 inches tall; 42 pages. A photojournal of the way of life of the Amish told via photo and text. View more info

Image for <b>Famous Ships of the British Navy, Stories of Enterprise and Daring.</B>

Famous Ships of the British Navy, Stories of Enterprise and Daring.

By: Adams, W.H. [William Henry] Davenport

Price: $29.95

Publisher: London:, Strahan & CO.,: 1872.

Seller ID: 009216


Short histories of several of the Royal Navy's most famous sailing ships and the gallant captains that sailed aboard them. Included are the "Mary Rose", Sir Francis Drake, Admiral Robert Blake, William Bligh and the "Bounty", Nelson's "Victory, and the story of the shipwreck of the "Alceste" to mention but a few. Publisher's blue cloth with stamped titles and designs in black and gilt. All edges gilt. Previous owner's names on front free endpage. Fully illustra... View more info

Image for <b> Historical Sketches of the Native Irish and their Descendants; Illustrative of their Past and Present State with regard to Literature, Education and Oral Instruction. </b><br>

Historical Sketches of the Native Irish and their Descendants; Illustrative of their Past and Present State with regard to Literature, Education and Oral Instruction.

By: Anderson, Christopher

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Edinburgh:, Oliver & Boyd,: 1830.

Edition: Second Edition Enlarged.

Seller ID: 008244


Early document important regarding the origins of the Irish Language. Beginning with a sketch of the literary history of the Irish with notices of the eminent men whom that country produced from the seventh century downwards. Additionally, an account of the schools of learning of early and modern date which have been instituted for the Irish and of the various attempts to employ the Irish tongue as a branch and medium of education. [from The Eclectic Review... View more info

Image for <b>The Lives of The Poets Laureate. With an Introductory Essay on The Title and Office. </b>

The Lives of The Poets Laureate. With an Introductory Essay on The Title and Office.

By: Austin, Wiltshire Stanton & Ralph, John

Price: $29.95

Publisher: London:, Richard Bentley,: 1853.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008856


Biographical sketches of the authors and their chief works: Ben Johnson; Sir William Davenant; John Dryden; Thomas Shadwell; Nahum Tate; Nicholas Rowe; Rev. Laurence Eusden; Colley Cibber; William Whitehead; Rev. Thomas Warton; Henry James Pye; Robert Southey; and William Wordsworth.Publisher’s green cloth blind-stamped border design with gilt emblem in center. Spine with five blind-stamped decorative designs and titles in gilt. Bindings tight and square... View more info

Image for <b>Natural History of British Fishes Their Structure, Economic uses, and Capture by Net and Rod. Cultivation Of Fish-Ponds. Fish Suited For Acclimatisation. Artificial Breeding Of Salmon.</b>

Natural History of British Fishes Their Structure, Economic uses, and Capture by Net and Rod. Cultivation Of Fish-Ponds. Fish Suited For Acclimatisation. Artificial Breeding Of Salmon.

By: Buckland, Frank

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London:, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge,: 1891.

Seller ID: 009215


Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Penciling on half-title. Scuffing along headbands; corners bumped and rubbed. REF: Hampton p. 20; Starkman & Read p. 67 View more info

Image for ...<b>Our Great Men: Or the Leaders of the Nation.</b><br>

...Our Great Men: Or the Leaders of the Nation.

By: Buttolph, C. E.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York:, The Loomis National Library Association: 1889.<br>

Seller ID: 004169


Biographical sketches of USA national leaders with extracts from their best speeches, a primary history source. Wine-red cloth covered boards with stamped gilt titles and designs in black. Bindings tight and square, Text clean, heavily toned. Moderate wear with damp stain to rear board with biopredation affecting only rear endpage. View more info

Image for <b>Private Correspondence of William Cowper, Esq. with several of his most intimate friends. Now first published from the originals in the possession of his kinsman, John Johnson </b><br>[Complete in 2 volumes]

Private Correspondence of William Cowper, Esq. with several of his most intimate friends. Now first published from the originals in the possession of his kinsman, John Johnson
[Complete in 2 volumes]

By: Cowper, William [Johnson, John]

Price: $85.00

Publisher: London:, Printed for Henry Colburn. new Burlington Street. and Simpkin and Marshall. Stationers' Hall Court ,: 1884.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008348


William Cowper (1731 – 1800) was an English poet and hymnodist. One of the most popular poets of his time, Cowper changed the direction of 18th century nature poetry by writing of everyday life and scenes of the English countryside. In many ways, he was one of the forerunners of Romantic poetry.Half bound in contemporary aniline calf over marbled boards, four raised bands. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even age-toning, more pronounced in preli... View more info

Image for <b> Lectures and Essays on Irish Other Subjects </b><br>[Irish History: pre-1850]

Lectures and Essays on Irish Other Subjects
[Irish History: pre-1850]

By: Giles, Henry

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York:, D. & J. Sadlier & CO.,: 1869

Edition: First Edition, Thus.

Seller ID: 008239


Henry Giles after moving to the United Sates in 1840 wrote, lectured and was well-received. He was a Unitarian minister born in County Wexford to a Roman Catholic family, Giles changed his religious belief several times, becoming a Protestant and a Dissenter and finally a Unitarian. Half-leather to marbled boards. Wear to corners and tips. One outer corner leather dried, has been professionally treated to retard deterioration. Bindings tight and square. Text cl... View more info

Image for ...<b> The Life of Arthur Duke of Wellington </b><br>

... The Life of Arthur Duke of Wellington

By: Gleig, G. R. [George Robert]

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London:, Longman, Green, Longman, Roderts, and Green,: 1864.<br>

Edition: The People's Edition.

Seller ID: 007655


Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear with some rub to edges and top spine band.. Gift inscription in period cursive on first blank page. Frontispiece portrait. 496 pages, 7.5 inches tall.Red polished leather with 5 raised spine bands and intricate gilt design. View more info

Image for <b>History of the United States of America: For the Use of Schools by Charles A. Goodrich. Revised and Brought Down to the Present Time by William H. Seavey. With Maps and other Illustrations.   </b>

History of the United States of America: For the Use of Schools by Charles A. Goodrich. Revised and Brought Down to the Present Time by William H. Seavey. With Maps and other Illustrations.

By: Goodrich, Charles A.

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Boston:, Brewer and Tileston, : 1873.

Seller ID: 009117


Black leather spine with silver gilt title and stamped decoration to brown cloth. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Damp-stain top front board. 8vo; 320 pages followed by appendixes [28 pages] including: Hints on the Methods of Teaching History by A. P. Stone. Illustrations in the text. View more info

Image for ...<b> Autobiography and Personal Recollections of John B. Gough </b><br>

... Autobiography and Personal Recollections of John B. Gough

By: Gough, John B.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Springfield, Mass:, Bill, Nichols & Company,: 1869.<br>

Edition: First Edition, thus.<br>

Seller ID: 007399


After nearly killing himself with drink, Gough became a much in demand speaker on the subject of Temperance. Gough delivered some 9,600 lectures to more than nine million people in America, Canada, England, Scotland, and Ireland. At his death in 1886, the New York Times wrote that he "was probably better known in this country and in Great Britain than any other public speaker." Bindings tight and square. Text clean and bright. Moderate handling wear. Brown blind-s... View more info

Image for <b>An Impartial Narrative of the Most Important Engagements Which Took Place Between His Majesty's forces and the insurgents, during the Irish Rebellion, in 1798; including very interesting information not before published. Carefully collected from Authentic Letters. </b><Br> [Ireland: History - Rebellion of 1798]

An Impartial Narrative of the Most Important Engagements Which Took Place Between His Majesty's forces and the insurgents, during the Irish Rebellion, in 1798; including very interesting information not before published. Carefully collected from Authentic Letters.
[Ireland: History - Rebellion of 1798]

By: Jones, John of Dublin

Price: $180.00

Publisher: South Newberlin, N.Y.:, Levi Harris,: 1834.

Edition: Second edition, with additions and corrections. [Originally published at Dublin in 1799.]

Seller ID: 009000


First-person accounts of the United Irishmen's 1798 uprising against British rule, originally published in Dublin in 1799. The text is from "authentic letters" discussing the rebellion. The rebellion, also known as the United Irishmen Rebellion, was an uprising in 1798, lasting several months, against British rule in Ireland. The United Irishmen, a republican revolutionary group influenced by the ideas of the American and French revolutions.Contem... View more info

Image for <b>Cigars, Whiskey & Winning: Leadership Lessons from Ulysses S. Grant  </b>

Cigars, Whiskey & Winning: Leadership Lessons from Ulysses S. Grant

By: Kaltman, Al

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York:, Prentice Hall Press,: 1998.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008421


"..an entertaining glimpse at how Grant adapted to circumstances and emerged one of history's strongest leaders." -- Los Angeles Times. Unread, Unopened. No flaws but for an embossed stamp of previous owner on title page. 8vo, 322 pages with index. View more info

Image for <b>History of the Progress and Suppression of the Reformation in Spain in the Sixteenth Century.  </b><br> [16th Century Spain]

History of the Progress and Suppression of the Reformation in Spain in the Sixteenth Century.
[16th Century Spain]

By: M'Crie, Thomas

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Edinburgh & London, William Blackwood & T. Cadell.: 1829.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008488


The work features the history of the Protestant Reformation in Spain and is the sequel to a similar work written about the Reformation in Italy.Spain had a different political and cultural milieu from its Western and Central European neighbors in several aspects during the early 16th century, and these unique aspects affected the mentality and the reaction of the nation towards the Protestant Reformation... As early as 1521, the Pope had written a letter to the Sp... View more info

Image for <b>The Speeches of The Right Hon. Henry Grattan; to which is added his Letter on the Union, with a Commentary on his Career and Character  </b><br>[Ireland]

The Speeches of The Right Hon. Henry Grattan; to which is added his Letter on the Union, with a Commentary on his Career and Character
[Ireland]

By: Madden, Daniel Owen

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Dublin, Ireland., James Duffy,: 1853

Edition: Second Edition. Contains memoir.

Seller ID: 008816


Henry Grattan (1746 – 1820) was an Irish politician and member of the Irish House of Commons, who campaigned for legislative freedom for the Irish Parliament in the late 18th century. He has been described as a superb orator – nervous, high-flown, romantic. With generous enthusiasm he demanded that Ireland should be granted its rightful status, that of an independent nation, though he always insisted that Ireland would remain linked to Great Britain by a common crown... View more info

Image for <b>Frémont, the West's Greatest Adventurer. Being a Biography From Certain Hitherto Unpublished Sources of General John C. Frémont Together With His Wife Jessie Benton Frémont and Some Account of the Period of Expansion Which Found a Brilliant Leader in The Pathfinder.  </b>

Frémont, the West's Greatest Adventurer. Being a Biography From Certain Hitherto Unpublished Sources of General John C. Frémont Together With His Wife Jessie Benton Frémont and Some Account of the Period of Expansion Which Found a Brilliant Leader in The Pathfinder.

By: Nevins, Allan

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York and London:, Harper & Brothers Publishers ,: 1928.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008934


This important biography, based on original sources provides a picture of the western United States at the latter half of the 19th century. Additionally, the influence of Jessie Benton Frémont on her husband’s success is well-documented. Publisher’s navy-blue cloth with gilt stamped titles. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. minimal handling wear but with a bump to the lower text-block of volume 2 causing folds and small closed ... View more info

Image for <b> Historical Characters of The Reign of Queen Anne </b>

Historical Characters of The Reign of Queen Anne

By: Oliphant, Mrs. M. O. W.

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York:, The Century Company,: 1894.

Seller ID: 008279


Margaret Oliphant Wilson Oliphant was a Scottish novelist and historical writer, who usually wrote as Mrs. Oliphant. Her fictional works encompass "domestic realism, the historical novel and tales of the supernatural". This work is biographical and historical.Includes chapters on Jonathan Swift, Daniel Defoe, Joseph Addison as well as Queen Anne.Red cloth covered boards with intricate stamped gilt designs on front, rear and spine. The spine has mild sun-fad... View more info

Image for <b> Voyages and Travels of Her Majesty, Caroline, Queen of Great Britain: </b>Including Visits to Various Parts of Germany, France, Italy, Greece, Palestine, and Comprising the Latest Description of Those Interesting Countries: With Remarks on the State of Society, Religion, Manners, Customs, Antiquities, Arts, Literature, Natural Curiosities, Particularly Such as Have Become the Present Seat of War.    <br>[18th Century English Monarchy; Regency Period]

Voyages and Travels of Her Majesty, Caroline, Queen of Great Britain: Including Visits to Various Parts of Germany, France, Italy, Greece, Palestine, and Comprising the Latest Description of Those Interesting Countries: With Remarks on the State of Society, Religion, Manners, Customs, Antiquities, Arts, Literature, Natural Curiosities, Particularly Such as Have Become the Present Seat of War.
[18th Century English Monarchy; Regency Period]

By: One of Her Majesty's Suite [Adolphus, John]

Price: $325.00

Publisher: London:, Jones & CO.,: 1821.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008310


Caroline Amelia Elizabeth of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (1768 – 1821), best known as Caroline of Brunswick, was Queen of the United Kingdom as the wife of King George IV from 29 January 1820 until her death in 1821. She was the Princess of Wales from 1795 to 1820. Though her marriage was strained from the beginning as George IV attempted several times to divorce her.Half leather to linen boards; four spine bands with stamped titles and decorations; brown morocco... View more info

Image for <b> History of the Conquest of Mexico. with a preliminary view of the Ancient Mexican Civilization, and the Life of the Conqueror, Hernando Cortez. </b>

History of the Conquest of Mexico. with a preliminary view of the Ancient Mexican Civilization, and the Life of the Conqueror, Hernando Cortez.

By: Prescott, William H.

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Philadelphia:, J. B. Lippincott,: 1882.

Edition: New and Revised Edition, with the Author's Latest Corrections and Additions.

Seller ID: 008298


William Hickling Prescott was an American historian, who is widely recognized by historiographers to have been the first American scientific historian. Prescott became one of the most eminent historians of 19th century America. He is also noted for his eidetic memory. 3 Volumes, complete. 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 eve... View more info