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Image for Seven Days of Freedom The Hungarian Uprising, 1956

Seven Days of Freedom The Hungarian Uprising, 1956

By: Barber, Noel

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Stein & Day: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 29803

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


B&W Photographs; This book is in Fine condition and has a Near Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean with the exception of some beginning edge wear and nicking. "The opening shots were fired on Tuesday, 23 October 1956, in Budapest. The uprising was perhaps the first in history to be instigated by writers and fought largely by teenagers and children.... View more info

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The Story Of Marco Polo

By: Brooks, Noah

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Century Co.: 1897

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35474

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. The rear pastedown page has a bookstore label removed, with just a remnant showing at the bottom inner hinge. "Noah Brooks (October 24, 1830 – August 16, 1903) was a journalist and editor who worked... View more info

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Transylvania The Land Beyond the Forest

By: Cornish, Louis C.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Dorrance & Company: 1947

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: A35902

Condition: Very Good+


This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. "The earliest known reference to Transylvania appears in a Medieval Latin document in 1075 as ultra silvam, meaning "beyond the forest" (ultra meaning "beyond" or "on the far side of" and the acc... View more info

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Outlines of Universal History Designed as a Text-Book and for Private Reading

By: Fisher, George Park (D.D. LL.D.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, American Book Company: 1885

Edition: Trade Edition

Seller ID: 32019

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good condition and was likely issued without a dust jacket. One volume edition. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. Brown covered boards with a leather spine and gilt lettering. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some rubbing wear and bumping. The text pages are clean and bright. Ther rear endpaper has a large section completely torn off. There is a previous owner's inked notation... View more info

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Japan Speaks On The Sino-japanese Crisis

By: Kawakami, K. K. (with An Introduction by His Excellency Tsuyoshi Inukai)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, MacMillan Company: 1932

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: A34142

Condition: Very Good+


This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine of the book has some fading and some beginning bumping to the spine ends. The text pages are clean and bright. The map at the end of the book is in clean bright condition. "Kiyoshi "Karl" Kawakami (8 August 1873 – 12 October 1949) was a Japanese Christian journalist who published several books in the United States ... View more info

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When Baghdad Ruled The Muslim World The Rise and Fall of Islam's Greatest Dynasty

By: Kennedy, Hugh

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Da Capo Press: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35657

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "Baghdad was the center of the Arab caliphate during the "Golden Age of Islam" of the 9th and 10th centuries, growing to be the largest city worldwide by the beginning of the 10th century. It began to decline in the "Iranian Intermezzo" of the 9t... View more info

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Santa Eulalia The Religion of a Cuchumatan Indian Town

By: La Farge, Oliver

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, University of Chicago Press: 1947

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A32888

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


This book is in Very Good condition and has a Very Good dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends, corners and bottom edges of the book covers have noticeable rubbing, bumping and wear. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is mostly clean and bright, but has ground-in dirt to the rear cover, along with a coffee ring and several spots of foxing to the rear cover and rear flap. "Oliver Hazard Perry L... View more info

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The Story Of Madagascar

By: Mears, Rev. John W. (D. D. )

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Presbyterian Board of Publication: 1873

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35018

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping, rubbing and wear. There are a couple of small nicks and frayed spots to the top spine end. The text pages are clean and bright. The front endpaper has been removed. There is a small owner's label on the front pastedown page, along with a bookseller's ... View more info

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China Speaks On the Conflict between China and Japan

By: Meng, Chih (with An Introduction by His Excellency W. W. Yen)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, MacMillan Company: 1932

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: A34108

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The map at the rear is in clean bright condition. "According to Chinese government, the relationship between China and Japan has been strained at times by Japan's refusal to acknowledge its wartime past to the satisfaction of China. However, according to Japanese government, the expansion of People's Liberation Army an... View more info

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The Dark Ages 476-918 Period 1

By: Oman, Charles (M. A. , F. S. A.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, England, Rivingtons: 1908

Edition: 5th Edition; 7th Printing

Seller ID: A35418

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good- condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The front top foredge has several small bits of light biopredation (rodent nibbles). The text pages are clean and bright. "Sir Charles William Chadwick Oman KBE (12 January 1860 – 23 June 1946) was a British military historian. His ... View more info

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The Philippines The War and the People

By: Robinson, Albert G.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, McClure, Phillips & Company: 1901

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A32910

Condition: Very Good


This book is in Very Good condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping, rubbing and beginning fraying. The lettering on the spine and front cover are noticeable rubbed and difficult to read. The text pages are clean and bright with the exception of several smallish spots of foxing. View more info

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The Era Of The Protestant Revolution

By: Seebohm, Frederic

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Longmans, Green, and Co.: 1899

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A37257

Condition: Very Good+


This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some beginning bumping and rubbing. There is a small spot of discoloration to the front cover. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked name on the front pastedown page. "Though he was a well-respected legal mind, it was as a social and economic historian th... View more info

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The Suicide Of Europe Memoirs of Prince Michel Sturdza, Former Foreign Minister of Rumania

By: Sturdza, Prince Michel (Mihail)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Western Islands: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A35829

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; Signed edition. This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good- dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The spine ends of the book covers have some light bumping. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a pasted on publishers bookplate with the author's inked signature, along with the name of the previous owner. The dust jacket has several small edge nicks, tears and spots of rubbing. , along with so... View more info

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A Manual Of Mediaeval And Modern History

By: Thalheimer, M. E. (Mary Elsie)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, OH, Wilson, Hinkle & Co.: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35592

Condition: Very Good-


B&W Illustrations; THis book is in Very Good- condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The spine ends, corners and edges of the book covers have some bumping, rubbing and wear, along with small chips missing, especially to the spine ends. The text pages are clean and bright. The rear inner hinge has cracked. The front endpaper has been removed. View more info

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The Empire And The Papacy 918-1273 (Period II)

By: Tout, T. F. (Thomas Frederick)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, England, Rivingtons: 1909

Edition: 5th Edition; 6th Printing

Seller ID: A35386

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book cover have some light bumping and edge wear. The text pages are generally clean and bright, though with some light foxing throughout. The endpapers have light, generalized toning. "In 1890, Tout left Lampeter and became Professor of History at Owens College, Manchester, (a cons... View more info

Image for AN ILL-FATED PEOPLE Zimbabwe Before & After Rhodes (with a Foreword by Doris Lessing)

AN ILL-FATED PEOPLE Zimbabwe Before & After Rhodes (with a Foreword by Doris Lessing)

By: Vambe, Lawrence

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Pittsburg, PA, University of Pittsburgh Press: 1972

Edition: 1st American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 27184

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. All edges of the text block have noticeable foxing / spotting and some ground-in dirt. The Dust jacket has some light, but noticeable toning / yellowing and several small edge tears. This book includes a foreword by Doris Lessing. "In Africa, south of the Sahara, history has for centuries been record... View more info

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The Outline Of History: Being A Plain History Of Life And Mankind Two Volume Set

By: Wells, H. G. Et Al

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, MacMillan Company: 1921

Edition: Early printing

Seller ID: A35868

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; Early US printing, dated 1921. Two Volume set. The books and their contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping, rubbing and wear. The spine has some beginning bumping and has a couple of small spots of discoloration. The text pages are clean and bright. "In the years leading up to the writing of The Outline of History Wells was increasingly preoccupied by history, as many ... View more info