Category: History - General


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Collier's, Vol. XXXI, No. 10 (June 6, 1903)

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, P.F. Collier & Son, 1903

24pp. Includes article on the Kishineff Massacre. Neatly repaired and in generally decent condition, but missing a large piece from page 15. View more info

The Measure of All Things: The Seven-Year Odyssey and Hidden Error That Transformed the World

By: Alder, Ken

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, The Free Press, 2002

Edition: 1st Printing

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The Dominion of War: Empire and Liberty in North America, 1500-2000

By: Anderson, Fred, and Andrew Cayton

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Viking, 2005

Edition: BCE

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The Story of Extinct Civilizations of the West

By: Anderson, Robert E.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton & Co., 1914

A volume of the Library of Useful Stories. Dark brown titles on brown cloth. 195pp + ads. Owner's name, minor silver fishing on front end papers. View more info

The Sailing Ship, Six Thousand Years of History

By: Anderson, Romola and R.C.

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New York, Bonanza Books, 1963

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The Remarkable Adventures of Celebrated Persons.

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Robert Sears, 1852

Short biographies of 53 historic figures, from Richard the Lion Hearted to Louis Philippe. Rather nicely written, at least if the chapter on William Wallace is typical (that's the only one I couldn't pass by, myself). Gilt pictorial titles on brown cloth. Penciled owner's name title page. Heavily worn, with back hinge starting and front nearly separated at title. Contents tight and, other than a few foxed spots, clean. View more info

Beauties and Achievements of the Blind

By: Artman, Wm., and L.V. Hall

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Auburn, Self-published, 1857

Dimmed gilt titles on embossed black cloth. 387pp. Worn extremities, with minor loss on bottom outside corner of front cover. Ffep removed. Owner's note on half-title page. View more info

Dictators and Tyrants: Absolute Rulers and Would-Be Rulers in World History

By: Axelrod, Alan, and Charles Phillips

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Facts on File, 1994

Edition: 1st Printing

Profiles of nearly 600 despots throughout history. Ex-library with usual markings and labels. Dust jacket in plastic sleeve, glued to end papers. View more info

After Columbus: Essays in the Ethnohistory of Colonial North America

By: Axtell, James

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press, 1988

Edition: First Edition

X-lib with usual markings and labels. Dust jacket in plastic sleeve, taped to boards. View more info

A Pictorial History of the World's Great Trials, from Socrates to Jean Harris

By: Aymar, Brandt, and Edward Sagarin

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Bonanza Books, 1985

Edition: 1st Printing

Detailed accounts of 34 of the great trials of history - including those of Socrates, Joan of Arc, the Salem Witch trials, Ned Kelly, Lizzie Borden, Nuremberg, Adolf Eichmann, Angela Davis - with the background of each trial, indictments, courtroom testimony, cross-examinations, charges to the jury, sentences, and an appraisal of each trial's significance. 438 illustrations. View more info

The Jesus Papers: Exposing the Greatest Cover-Up in History

By: Baigent, Michael

Price: $12.00

Publisher: San Francisco, HarperSanFrancisco, 2006

Edition: 3rd Printing

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The Messianic Legacy

By: Baigent, Michael, Richard Leigh, and Henry Lincoln

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Dell, 1989

Edition: Later Printing

425pp. Sequel to 'Holy Blood, Holy Grail.' Light bump on outside edge of text block. View more info

Flags of the World

By: Barraclough, E.M.C., And W.G. Crampton, Eds.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Frederick Warne Co., 1978

X-lib, with usual markings and labels. Dust jacket in plastic cover, flyleaves glued to boards. View more info

The Times Concise Atlas of World History

By: Barraclough, Geoffrey

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Maplewood, Hammond, 1982

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The Great Influenza: The Epic Story of the Deadliest Plague in History

By: Barry, John M.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Viking, 2004

Edition: Later Printing

546pp + photo pages. View more info