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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

ISBN: 0812829247


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

Condition: Very Good


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> 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, Volume 30. Taylor. 1828]Professionally Rebound in mustard colored cloth, spine titles in black. Bindery sticker on re... 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 with rear hinge starting. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Previous owner’s name on top corners of h... 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: $34.95

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

Seller ID: 009215

Condition: Good


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>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 preliminaries. Rubs on corners and tips. Spine label lacking on Volume 2. 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 clean, light even toning. Ownership stamp of a private personal library, spine notation. Marbled endpages and text block. Sever... 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

Condition: Very Good


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 The Description of the City of New-York; Containing Its Population, Institutions, Commerce, Manufactures, Public Buildings, Courts of Justice, Places of Amusements, Etc. to Which is Prefixed, a Brief Account of Its First Settlement by the Dutch, in the Year 1629; and of the Most Remarkable Events, Which Have Occurred in Its History, from That to the Present Period

The Description of the City of New-York; Containing Its Population, Institutions, Commerce, Manufactures, Public Buildings, Courts of Justice, Places of Amusements, Etc. to Which is Prefixed, a Brief Account of Its First Settlement by the Dutch, in the Year 1629; and of the Most Remarkable Events, Which Have Occurred in Its History, from That to the Present Period

By: Hardie, James

Price: $295.00

Publisher: New York, Printed and Published by Samuel Marks: 1827

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 011022

Condition: Very Good


First Edition, First Printing. 12mo. Width: 4.25" Height: 7.125" [4] + 360 pp. appendix and index. Contains a list of the places of public worship in ... 1826: p.161-82.; List of the Masonic Lodges and Royal Arch Chapters of the city and county of New York: p.352-54.; Ode for the canal celebration, written at the request of the printers of New-York: By Mr. Samuel Woodworth, Printer: p.349-51. Leather bound volume has gilt lettering and tooling on the spine. A hand-colored fold-out map entitled: A New Map of the City of New York / Comprising all the Late Improvements, Compiled and Corr... 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.Contemporary treed sheep leather covered boards with black leather spine label. [title faded] Bindings firm. Text clean, even tonin... View more info

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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

ISBN: 073520022X


"..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

Condition: Near Fine


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 Spanish monarchy warning against allowing the unrest in Northern Europe to be repeated in Spain. (wiki)Thomas M'Crie (No... View more info

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With Malice Toward None

By: Morrow, Honore Willsie

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Company: 1928

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010960

Condition: Very Good


A well-written and well-received historical fiction novel about the last two years of the US Civil War. Honore Willsie Morrow loved history and did not mind painstaking research. She devoted 10 years of her life to becoming an authority on Abraham Lincoln and is best known for the "Great Captain" trilogy that resulted: "Forever Free" (1927), "With Malice Toward None" (1928) and "The Last Full Measure" (1930). The books established Morrow as a vivid storyteller. First Edition, First Printing. Publisher's brown cloth Bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate... View more info

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Emin Pasha and the Rebellion at the Equator: A Story of Nine Months Experiences in the Last of the Soudan Provinces

By: Mounteney-Jephson, A[rthur] J. [Henry M. Stanley]

Price: $345.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1890

Edition: First American Edition.

Seller ID: 011157

Condition: Very Good


The dramatic story of the rebellion of the Mahdist in 1885 and of the Emin Pasha Relief Expedition, under H.M. Stanley, journeying to the rescue of General Gordon's lieutenant and friend, Emin Pasha (the German doctor Eduard Schnitzer), by heading up the Congo River. The author was part of the expedition. Written with the revision and co-operation of Henry M. Stanley. First American Edition. 8vo; 8.75 inches tall; xxiv, 490 pp. index. Pictorially embossed dark green cloth lettered in gilt depicting Pasha standing in a small boat leading the expedition across the Congo. Gravur... 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 tears in pages 523 – 547. 8vo; [12] 344; [10] 345 – 738. appendix and index. 9.5 inches tall (No, Errata slip tipp... View more info

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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-fading. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Illustrated with 33 plates including... 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 even toning. Moderate handling wear, spine light sun-fading. Some wear to edges of leather. Volume 3 has a bit more wear wit... View more info

Image for <b>The History Of The Reign Of The Emperor Charles V. With A View Of The Progress Of Society In Europe, From The Subversion Of The Roman Empire, To The Beginning Of The Sixteenth Century   </b>

The History Of The Reign Of The Emperor Charles V. With A View Of The Progress Of Society In Europe, From The Subversion Of The Roman Empire, To The Beginning Of The Sixteenth Century

By: Robertson, William, D.D.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York:, Harper and Brothers,: 1833

Seller ID: 007624


This History is taken from the second part of his Works and is complete in itself. The binding calls this volume 2 but this is not so indicated on the title page which does indicate that this is complete. Charles V (1500 – 1558) was the ruler of both the Spanish Empire from 1516 and the Holy Roman Empire from 1519, as well as of Habsburg Netherlands from 1506.Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning occasional spotting. Moderate handling wear. Full leather binding, three raised bands. Spine titles in gilt on red and black with Copperplate Engravings. The cop... View more info

Image for <b> The Norman Heritage: 1066-1200 </b> (The Making of Britain)

The Norman Heritage: 1066-1200 (The Making of Britain)

By: Rowley, Trevor

Price: $14.95

Publisher: UK, Routledge & Kegan Paul Books: 1983

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010556

ISBN: 0710094132

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. View more info

Image for <b> Schamyl: The Sultan, Warrior, and Prophet of the Caucasus; The Russians of the South; Eothen: Or, Traces of Travel Brought Home from the East </b><br>[Travel and Description: Russia]

Schamyl: The Sultan, Warrior, and Prophet of the Caucasus; The Russians of the South; Eothen: Or, Traces of Travel Brought Home from the East
[Travel and Description: Russia]

By: Wagner F. & Bodenstedt F.; Wraxall, Lascelles; Shirley Brooks; [A. W. Kinglake]

Price: $425.00

Publisher: London:, Longman, Brown, Green & Longmans,: 1854.

Edition: No Edition indicated, all first published in 1853.

Seller ID: 008255


Three works bound in one volume. "Eothen" is a travel book about the Middle East and Holy Land, the other two cover the mountainous and Moslem areas of southern Russia. "Eothen" is attributed to Kinglake although his name is not present. All three books are somewhat scarce. Schamyl: The Sultan, Warrior, and Prophet of the Caucasus. From the German of Wagner F. & Bodenstedt F.; Translated By Lascelles Wraxall. 1854. Imam Shamil was an Avar political and religious leader of the Muslim tribes of the Northern Caucasus. He was a leader of anti-Russian resistance i... View more info