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Image for <b>Reagan and Gorbachev: How the Cold War Ended  </b><br>[US Soviet Summit]

Reagan and Gorbachev: How the Cold War Ended
[US Soviet Summit]

By: Matlock, Jack

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York:, Random House,: 2004.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008622

ISBN: 0679463232

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


“A superb analysis of the achievements and problems of the Soviet system and a fascinating account of the people and events that brought its collapse . . .–HERBERT J. ELLISON, professor of Russian history, No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. First Edition, First Printing. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. 8vo; 363 pages with index. Chapter notes, bibliography. View more info

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The Doctors of Revolution: 19th Century Thinkers Who Changed the World

By: Barer, Shlomo

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York:, Thames & Hudson,: 2000.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 003040

ISBN: 0500018847


No flaws or blemishes but minimal retail handling, still gift quality. Bindings square and tight, clean text.The French Revolution of 1789, sparked off an extraordinary explosion of political, economic and social agitation, the effects of which are still felt today in all parts of the world. German philosophers, French politicians, Russian aristocrats, poets and working-men of varying nationalities and origins were caught up in this ferment; but its two towering figures were Marx and Engels, the archangels of the international Socialist movement. The great German poet, Heine, cal... View more info

Image for <b>The New Nobility: The Restoration of Russia's Security State and the Enduring Legacy of the KGB  </b><br>[Espionage] [Russia; KGB]

The New Nobility: The Restoration of Russia's Security State and the Enduring Legacy of the KGB
[Espionage] [Russia; KGB]

By: Borogan, Irina; Soldatov, Andrei

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York:, PublicAffairs,: 2010

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008602

ISBN: 1586488023


“A non-fiction book that reads like a spy thriller… The New Nobility is an important book, well written and meticulously researched by two journalists with the right sources, both inside and outside the FSB.” --Basil and Spice. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. 8vo; 301 pages with index. View more info

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Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea: Why the Greeks Matter (Hinges of History)

By: Cahill, Thomas

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York, Nan A. Talese: 2003

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 011056

ISBN: 0385495536

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. First Edition, First Printing. In the fourth volume of the acclaimed Hinges of History series, Thomas Cahill brings his characteristic wit and style to a fascinating tour of ancient Greece. View more info

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Napoleon

By: Chandler, David

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York:, Saturday Review Press,: 1973

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 007616

ISBN: 0841502544

Condition: 8vo; 224 pages with index.


No flaws or blemishes to this unused book but a previous owner's name inside cover. View more info

Image for …<b>Memoirs of Louis XIV and the Regency Volume II & III [of 3]</b>

Memoirs of Louis XIV and the Regency Volume II & III [of 3]

By: Duke of Saint-Simon [Translation: Bayle St. John]

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Akron, Ohio:, St. Dustan Society, Published by M. Walter Dunne: 1901

Edition: Editors Autograph Edition

Seller ID: 005344


Louis de Rouvroy (1675 ? -1755) commonly known as Saint-Simon was a French soldier, diplomatist and writer of memoirs. Red cloth covered boards. Paste-on spine labels, with darkening. Light handling wear, spot of rub lower corners. Top edge gilt. Text clean with hint of even toning. 9.25 inches tall. View more info

Image for <b>The Great Wave: Price  Revolutions and the Rhythm of History   </b><br>[Economic History]

The Great Wave: Price Revolutions and the Rhythm of History
[Economic History]

By: Fischer, David Hackett

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York & Oxford, England:, Oxford University Press,: 1996.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008964

ISBN: 019505377X

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


"This year's best book for investors."--The New York Times Annual Survey of Books in Business and Economics. . No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve 8vo; 536 pages with extensive notes, bibliography and index. View more info

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Malta: The Island of the Knights.

By: Furst, Geo

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Valletta-Malta, Published by the author: 1934

Seller ID: 010863

Condition: Good


Stiff glued wraps with pictorial cover. Oblong; 12mo; 7 by 5 inches; 10 pages of English and Italian text; 54 pages. Illustrated with sepia-coloured photographs with English captions. Much handling wear. Closed tear on rear and loss top of spine. No copies located in OCLC View more info

Image for <b> Greater Russia:The Continental Empire of the Old World, with Illustrations and a Map</b>

Greater Russia:The Continental Empire of the Old World, with Illustrations and a Map

By: Gerrare, Wirt

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1903

Edition: First Edition, First Printing. [American]

Seller ID: 005579


From NY Times Saturday Review: ‘... convey[s] an adequate idea of Russia’s advance - especially her industrial progress and commercial prospects... [with] particular attention to the problem of the Far East... full details of the topography of the country through which the Trans-Siberian Railway runs, of the customs of the Siberian tribes, and of the products of the country, present and prospective.’ Publisher’s blue cloth covered boards. Stamped gilt titles and emblem. Top edge gilt. Minor puckering of cloth on spine. Light handling/shelf wear. Bindings firm and square. Taba... View more info

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...Etnologia de La Peninsula Iberica.

By: Gimpera, Pere Bosch

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Urgoiti Editores: 0

Seller ID: 004680

ISBN: 8493339806


Sin defectos, encogido de fábrica ___ No flaws, Factory Shrink-wrapped. _____ Las 711 páginas y 542 figuras de Etnologia de la Península Ibèrica, representan la consagración definitiva de Bosch Gimpera y su escuela. Escrita con el objetivo de sistematizar la evolución de la prehistoria peninsular dándole un sentido histórico desde el neolítico, en ella Bosch identifica los pueblos primitivos de la península con pueblos conocidos a través de los autores clásicos y los relaciona con los del resto de Europa. Con su publicación cerraba su primera gran etapa de producción científica.... View more info

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Hitler's Table Talk, 1941-1944: His Private Conversations

By: Hitler, Adolf ; Introduction and Preface Hugh Trevor-Roper

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Canada, Enigma Books: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011058

ISBN: 1929631057

Condition: New


One of the most significant documents of recent history. This book records private, off the record, informal conversations of a man, who, more than anyone else, came close to destroying the western world. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. First Edition, Second Printing. Topics: World War II; European History; 20th Century History; Germany - History; Jewish Holocaust History; Political Ideologies; Communism & Socialism. View more info

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Russia and the Russians: A History

By: Hosking, Geoffrey

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Mass, Belknap Press of Harvard University Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 011061

ISBN: 0674004736

Condition: New


...intended for a general educated audience and students, a survey of the entire course of Russian history. Hosking is up on the current literature and is invariably judicious in dealing with historiographical controversies. [Terence Emmons, Stanford University]No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. First Edition, First Printing. Topics: European History; Russian History View more info

Image for <b>French city of Douai, with Fortifications and Military movements  <br>[18th Century European Map]</b>

French city of Douai, with Fortifications and Military movements
[18th Century European Map]

By: I. Basire

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London:, Nicholas Tindal,: c1745

Seller ID: 005823


From "The Continuation of Mr. Rapin's History of England: From the Revolution to the Present Times" by Nicholas Tindal (a translation of Rapin-Thoyras's "Histoire d'Angleterre"), an atlas presenting a history of the military engagements and campaigns of the War of the Spanish Succession (1701-1714), as well as a series of maps of Europe. The map offers a plan of the French city of Douai, with fortifications and military movements shown in detail. An ornate cartouche appears in the upper left bearing the statement "Doway, a strong City in the Earldom of Flanders in the Low Countries, su... View more info

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La Fiancée De Brumaire

By: Jean Drault

Price: $21.45

Publisher: Alfred Mame et Fils, Tours, France: 0

Seller ID: 003609

Condition: Good


[no date, circa 1930]. Text in French. 12.3/4 inches tall. 316 pages, plus table of contents at the end. Beige pictorial cloth decorated in blue, white and gilt stamped decorations. All edges gilt. An engraved frontis and a several (10+) full-page engravings and some smaller in- text drawings by Conrad ( possibly O. Conrad ). Spine edges frayed. Hinges and bindings square. Text clean moderate toning. Bumped corners. Housed now in custom clear Mylar sleeve.Jean Drault, was a French anti-Semite who was director of a German-influenced newspaper in the 1940's. In style and content, the new... View more info

Image for <b> Pilsudski: A Life for Poland </b><br>{World War I]

Pilsudski: A Life for Poland
{World War I]

By: Jedrzejewicz, Waclaw ; Introduction by Zbigniew Brzezinski.

Price: $21.95

Publisher: Mew York:, Hippocrene Books Inc., U.S.,: 1982.

Seller ID: 008479

ISBN: 0882546333<br>


The Marshal of the Polish Armies in 1920 who defeated the Soviets before the gates of Warsaw. Very Good / Very Good. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Bookplate and previous owner's name on front-pastedown. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has light shelf handling. View more info

Image for <b> Auch Du warst dabei. ein Beitrag zur verarbeitung der Vergangenheit. </b>

Auch Du warst dabei. ein Beitrag zur verarbeitung der Vergangenheit.

By: Kleist, Peter

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Gottingen:, Verlag K. W. Schutz,: 1959.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008300

Condition: Very Good, lacks Dust Jacket.


SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. First Edition, First Printing. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, Moderate handling wear. Text in German, Illustrated with photographs. 372 pages with index, map endpages. 9.5 inches tall.SIGNIERT DURCH DEN AUTOR. Bindungen fest und quadratisch. Text sauber, Moderate Handhabung Verschleiß. Text in deutscher Sprache, Illustriert mit Fotografien. Bruno Peter Kleist was a German political writer and diplomat. His interest was mainly in Eastern politics. In the time of National Socialism, Kleist worked in a leading position in the Reichsministeri... View more info

Image for ...<b>Concentration Camps In The USSR.</b>

...Concentration Camps In The USSR.

By: Kosyk, Volodymyr

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London:, Ukrainian Publishers, Limited,: 1962.

Seller ID: 004513


Stiff pictorial paper wraps. Glued bindings. Tight and square. Text clean. Light wear along spine edges. First-hand accounts. Slave labor. Documented. Very Good Copy. View more info

Image for ...<b>Historia General De Espana Desde Los Tiempos Mas Remotos Hasta Nuestros Dias: Discurso Preliminar.</b>

...Historia General De Espana Desde Los Tiempos Mas Remotos Hasta Nuestros Dias: Discurso Preliminar.

By: Lafuente, Modesto; Perez Garzon, Juan Sisinio.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Urgoiti Editores,: 2002.

Seller ID: 004047

ISBN: 8493247952


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality, Dust jacket in protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

Image for ...<b>The Coming Tests With Russia. Disarmament  -  Berlin  - The Uncommitted.</b>

...The Coming Tests With Russia. Disarmament - Berlin - The Uncommitted.

By: Lippmann, Walter [Nikita Khrushchev]

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston:, Little, Brown and Company,: 1961.

Edition: First Edition - First Printing.

Seller ID: 004511


First-hand account of the historic "Face to Face" interview between Nikita Khrushchev and Walter Lippmann which evoked an extraordinary response both here and in Europe when it was first printed in the New York Herald Tribune. Black cloth boards 7.75 inches tall. 37 pages. Bindings square and tight. Light handling wear. Clean text. Light toning. Price-clipped dust jacket Has minor wear to extremities. View more info

Image for <b>The Democratic Movement in Italy, 1830-1876  </b>

The Democratic Movement in Italy, 1830-1876

By: Lovett, Clara M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Harvard University Press: 1982

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009951

ISBN: 0674196457

Condition: Fine


Advances three hypotheses: democrats attempts were not abstract; they had lasting impact on culture and society; and movement produced first professional Politicians in Italy. Contains an excellent bibliographical essay. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal handling; Still Gift Quality. 8vo; 24 cm.; 9.5 inches tall; 265 pages with Chapter Notes, Bibliography and Index. REF: Norton, 28.257 View more info