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"Better In France?" The Circulation Of Ideas Across The Channel In The Eighteenth Century

By: Ogee, Frederic (editor)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Bucknell University Press, 2005


298 pages + (6) contains photographs, notes, bibliographies, list of contributors and index, DJ red, beige and blue with illustration and white and black text, some fading to spine colours, minor wear to head, tail, edges and corners, book black with gold lettering on spine, minor wear to head, tail and corners, some pages marked with pen, otherwise clear, priced to reflect condition; The Bucknell Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature and Culture; 8vo 8" - 9"... View more info

A Guarnição de Safim em 1511

By: Cosme, João

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Casal DE Cambra, Caleidoscópio, 2004


Xxx + 194 pps. Charts, bibliography, glossary, and index at rear. Portuguese text. Olive green softcover with map of Safim on front cover. Book is in excellent condition, very clean with no marks. ; Ciencias Socias E Humanas; 194 pages View more info

A Historical Commentary on Thucydides: The Ten Years War Volume II, Books II-III

By: Gomme, A.W.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1956

Edition: First Edition


xi + 436 pps. 7 maps. Maroon cloth boards with gilt lettering, some wear and rubbing, hinges rubbed and starting to separate but still holding, spine tips bit worn. Interior title page has short tear at bottom edge, text pages little toned otherwise clean and unmarked. Aged but still respectable and very usable.; 8vo View more info

A History of Classical Scholarship

By: Sandys, John Edwin

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, Hafner Publishing Company, 1958


Frontis, bibliography, indices. Volume 1, 2 & 3. Vol. 1 xxiii, 701pp + 8 unnumbered pages. Vol. 2 xxvii, 498pp + 2 unnumbered pages. Vol 3. xiii, 523pp + 4 unnumbered pages. Books have blue cloth cover with gold text on spine. Wear on covers, slight marks on covers, bumping on head and tail, wear on corners, corners slightly bent. Stamps on the front flyleaf in each book. Text is clear and unmarked. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 1799 pages View more info

A History of the Inquisition of Spain. In Four Volumes. Volume II.

By: Lea, Henry Charles

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, AMS Press, Inc., 1966

Edition: Reprint


xi + 608 pp. Folding table. Nearly as new. Dark red cloth with gilt to the spine has just a bit of shelf dust and wear, bottom edge has a slight dimple and small stain. Interior end paper has a small mark, otherwise crisp, clean and fresh. Very nice.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

A History of the Peninsular War. Vol. I, II, III, IV and V

By: Oman, Charles

Price: $325.00

Publisher: Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1902

Edition: First Edition


xv + 656 pp, xi + 664 pp, xii + 568 pp, xiv + 664 pp, xiv + 634 pp. 1902,1903,1908,1911,1914. Many maps and plans, most folding, along with illustrative engraved plates, all present as called for. The first 5 volumes of this famous and detailed set, covering the period 1807-1812 in the pivotal European war. Original dark red cloth with gilt are general worn, volume 1 has tape repairs to spine, library marks and numbers, tops and bottoms of spines are chipped and ... View more info

Album Helen Maud Cam: Studies Presented to the International Commission for the History of Representative And Parliamentary Institutions. XXIV. Etudes Presentees a La Commission Internationale Pour L'Histoire Des Assemblees d'Etats.

By: Cam, Helen Maud

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Louvain, Universitaires De Louvain, 1961


375 pp + Tables des Matieres. Articles in Italian, French, English, German, as presented. Original cream paper covers with blue and red have a short 2" tear at the right edge, old price sticker mark, light pen mark. Interior unmarked and clean.; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

Allied Politics and Military Interventions: The Political Role of the Greek Military

By: Stavrou, Nikolaos A.

Price: $49.00

Publisher: Athens, Papazisis Publishers, 1976


196 pp. Index. Illus with figures, tables. Introduction by George Iordanidis, M.P. (ret). A look at the Greek military's role in the modern period, with obvious interest in the Junta period (1967-74). Dark blue dj with turquoise has rips and tears, with some pieces missing. Cloth covered book is clean and sturdy, old ownership signature and occasional red pen underlining, but still very readable. Priced low to reflect condition.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" ta... View more info

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An Abridged Account of the Misfortunes of the Dauphin

By: Perceval, The Hon. And Rev. C.G., Translator

Price: $55.00

Publisher: London, James Fraser, 1838

Edition: First Edition


714 pp. Presumed 1st English edition. Translated from the French by Perceval. "Followed by some documents in support of the facts related by the Prince. With a supplement." An account of the Dauphin, whose father of Louis XVI, King of France, was executed during the Revolution. The young Dauphin also died, but rumors circulated that he was alive and had been hiding under various aliases in various places (much as rumors that Princess Anastasia had survived... View more info

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Armorial Communal Du Grand-Duché De Luxembourg

By: N/A

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Luxembourg, J. A. Fisch, 1989


329 pp. 3 appendices and bibligoraphy at rear. Limited edition. Numerous color plates and illutsrations of the coats of arms of Luxembourg. Light teal DJ with illustrated arms of Luxembourg on front cover. DJ in good condition with some wear along top. Red velvet covers with gold gilt lettering. Book is in excellent condition, very clean with no marks. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Before the Black Death Studies in the "Crisis" of the Early Fourteenth Century

By: Campbell, Bruce M. S. (Ed. )

Price: $130.00

Publisher: Manchester And New York, Manchester University Press, 1991


Viii + 232 pps. Consolidated bibliography and index at rear. Edited volume with 6 articles by 6 authors, all in English. Pale, dark green DJ in good condition. Slight wear along the top and corners. Green cloth boards. Book is in excellent condition, very clean with no marks. ; X X ; 200 pages View more info

Bilder aus der Brandenburg-Preussischen Geschichte. Radierungen von Daniel Chodowiecki. 2. Auflage.

By: Voss, Prof. Dr. Georg

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Berlin, J. Spiro, 1907

Edition: Second Edition


xiii + 84 leaves with text in German and accompanying illustrations. Very pretty picture book in grey cloth with red and black Fraktur, black string tie. Interior has pretty floral encdpapers (hinges just starting). Creamy paper, red and black title page with Fraktur . Small stain at bottom edge of title page that continues and grows a bit to viii then diminshes, otherwise clean and sturdy, still an attractive little volume. ; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

Bonstettiana: Briefkorrespondenzen Karl Viktor Von Bonstettens Und Seines Kreises: Dritter Band 1776-1780; Teilband III/1; 1776-1778; Allianzen; Benstettens Verheiratung; Mullers Ontologies Der Bundesrepublik; Letztes Bundnis Mit Frankreich

By: Bonstettens, Karl Viktor Von; Doris & Peter Walser-Wilhelm, Editors

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Bern, Peter Lang, 1999

Edition: First Edition


xxx + 706 pp. Frontis portrait of Maria Marianne Salome von Bonstetten, other bw illus. In German. Assumed 1st. Bonstettens (1745-1832) was native of Bern, a politician and writer, concerned with psychology, pedagogy, philosophy, Scandianavian and classicial archeology. He lived and traveled in Italy, Scandinavian, France, England, Holland and Germany and maintained extensive friendships and correspondences throughout western Europe. This volume covers his marriage... View more info

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Bread and Democracy in Germany

By: Gerschenkron, Alexander (Shura)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Berkeley And Los Angeles, University of California, 1943

Edition: First Edition


[x] + 238 pp. Index, publications used. Illustrated with 2 text maps and folding graph. Oxblood cloth covers with gilt to spine are clean, just a bit of wear at corners and spine tips. Pencil erasure on first free endpaper, otherwise clean and unmarked, firmly bound. A nice copy. This is the first edition of this famous work. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 238 pages View more info

Bullion Flows and Monetary Policies in England and the Low Countries, 1350-1500

By: Munro, John H.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Hampshire, Variorum, 1992


Xvi + 312 pps. Index at rear. Edited volume with 8 articles by different authors in English and French. Light blue cloth boards with gold gilt lettering. Book is in good condition, clean with no marks. Minimal wear on covers. ; Variorum Collected Studies Series; 8.70 X 6.10 X 1 inches View more info