History from Callaghan Books South

New Arrivals

No cover image available

State in the Making

by Horowitz, David

Seller
Callaghan Books South
Published
1953
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st U.S.
Item Price
$16.00

Show Details

Description:
Alfred A. Knopf, 1953. Sturdy book, white cloth spine, purple boards front and back, a blue swirling pattern to covers, gilt lettering dulled on spine, lightly browned inside front cover and adjacent end paper due to news article, 349 pages plus six-page index. DJ heavy paper, orange borders to long front and spine, dark blue bar design, black background… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$16.00
No cover image available

Justinian's Flea: Plague, Empire and the Birth of Europe

by Rosen, William

Seller
Callaghan Books South
Published
2007
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9781844137442
Item Price
$17.00

Show Details

Description:
Viking, 2007. Large, sturdy softcover, a color-illustration on front wrapper, colorfully designed to front and back wrappers, black spine, 367 pages including some maps. Light wear at spine top and bottom edge. Near Very Fine.. Soft Cover. Fine.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$17.00
No cover image available

A History of Knowledge: Past, Present, and Future

by Van Doren, Charles

Seller
Callaghan Books South
Published
1991
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781559720373
Item Price
$75.00

Show Details

Description:
A Birch Lane Press Book/Carol Publishing Group, 1991. (1st edition, 1st printing) Large, thicker, sturdy book, white cloth spine, black boards, very bright gilt lettering on spine, cream marbled color inside covers and adjacent end papers, 422 pages. DJ creased inside front flap. DJ glossy black beneath mylar, a color photograph of cave painting on bottom front, praise on back… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$75.00
No cover image available

The Likeness of Venice: A Life of Doge Francesco Foscari

by Romano, Dennis

Seller
Callaghan Books South
Published
2007
Condition
As New
ISBN
9780300112023
Item Price
$33.00

Show Details

Description:
Yale University Press, 2007. Large, thick, heavy sturdy book, quality black cloth, very bright gilt lettering on spine, an ornate walkway illustrated inside covers and adjacent end papers, a sticker for the Sarasota Opera Verdi Circle 2008 on first front end paper, 408 crisp pages including a glossy photo section. DJ glossy with black background, a color portrait of the… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$33.00
No cover image available

The American Way: An Introduction to American Culture

by Kearny, Edward N.

Seller
Callaghan Books South
Published
1984
Condition
Very Good
Edition
12th
ISBN
9780130316820
Item Price
$5.00

Show Details

Description:
Prentice Hall Regents, 1984. Very large softcover, glossy wrappers with a montage of photographs and black borders on front, each in thin red frame, black spine and back wrapper, 241 pages plus additional photo montages, many illustrations throughout. Light wear and tiny creases at top tips. Very Good.. 12th. Soft Cover. Very Good.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$5.00
No cover image available

The Playmakers: Amazing Origins of Timeless Toys

by Walsh, Tim

Seller
Callaghan Books South
Published
2004
Condition
As New
Edition
2d
ISBN
9780964697348
Item Price
$199.00

Show Details

Description:
Sarasota FL: Keys Publishing, 2004. (Additional Postage Will Be Needed) Very large, very heavy squarish book, quality red cloth covers, very bright silver lettering on spine, light blue color inside covers and adjacent end papers with illustrations of well-known toys and games, 298 heavy glossy pages and a final page with a montage of photographs, double-column format for text, profusely… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$199.00
No cover image available

Liberty in Expansion, 1760-1850

by Handlin, Oscar; Handlin, Lilian

Seller
Callaghan Books South
Published
1989
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780060390921
Item Price
$14.00

Show Details

Description:
Harper & Row, 1989. (Volume Two, Liberty in American series) (1st edition, 1st printing) Large, sturdy book, quality dark blue cloth, very bright gilt lettering and borders on spine, 481 pages plus brief biographical notes. DJ glossy light brown background, dark red and blue lettering with lavender bar designs. DJ and book, both As New.. First Edition. Cloth. As New/As… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$14.00
No cover image available

Everything You Need To Know about Latino History: Revised Edtion

by Novas, Himilce

Seller
Callaghan Books South
Published
1998
Condition
Good
ISBN
9780452279919
Item Price
$4.00

Show Details

Description:
Plume Book, 1998. Trade paperback, glossy rose wrappers, colorful surreal illustration at bottom front, 352 pages. Creased at bottom front right, a wrinkle near center front wrapper, light crease at top back left. Good.. Trade Paperback. Good.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$4.00
No cover image available

A People's History of the United States: 1492-2001

by Zinn, Howard

Seller
Callaghan Books South
Published
2006
Condition
As New
Edition
14th
ISBN
9780060528423
Item Price
$99.00

Show Details

Description:
HarperCollins, 2006. Large, sturdy, very thick book, black spine, darker yellow boards, very bright gilt lettering on spine, 729 pages. DJ beneath mylar, glossy white with blue, red and yellow lettering, red bar-designs, praise on back from Eric Foner, Howard Fast. The history of the forgotten people who made this country what it is. DJ and book, both As… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$99.00
No cover image available

The Enlightenment, An Interpretation: The Science of Freedom (v. 2)

by Gay, Peter

Seller
Callaghan Books South
Published
1977
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780393008753
Item Price
$15.00

Show Details

Description:
W.W. Norton, 1977. Volume Two: The Science of Freedom. Smaller, very thick softcover, glossy white wrappers with illustration of two 18th Century men on front, 705 pages, 18-page index. Tiny small gray spot on long pages' exterior edge. Fine.. Soft Cover. Fine.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$15.00
No cover image available

Black Lamb and Grey Falcon: Volume One

by West, Rebecca

Seller
Callaghan Books South
Condition
Good
Item Price
$9.00

Show Details

Description:
Viking Comass Thicker trade paperback, glossy wrappers in shades of yellow with peach-colored illustration of columns and small drawing of seaside town on front wrapper, 629 pages. Lightly worn overall. Good.. Trade Paperback. Good.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$9.00
No cover image available

The Ottomans

by Wheatcroft, Andrew

Seller
Callaghan Books South
Published
1994
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780670844128
Item Price
$7.00

Show Details

Description:
Viking, 1994. (Book Club edition--unstated) Large, sturdy book, purple spine, dark pink boards, very bright gilt lettering and borders on spine, 322 pages including five glossy photo sections, two in color, as well as a map section plus other illustrations. DJ glossy with colorful court scene on front, spine lightly faded, a color-illustration of harem on back. Near Fine DJ/Very… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$7.00
No cover image available

The Dream and the Nightmare: The Sixties' Legacy to the Underclass

by Magnet, Myron

Seller
Callaghan Books South
Published
1993
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780688119515
Item Price
$19.00

Show Details

Description:
William Morrow, 1993. (1st edition, 1st printing) Large, sturdy book, gray cloth spine, cream boards, white lettering very fine on spine, dark blue color inside covers and adjacent end papers, 256 pages. DJ glossy dark blue background with red borders, silver and white lettering, praise from Peggy Noonan, Irving Kristol, and Tom Wolfe. DJ has light crease at front tips.… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$19.00
No cover image available

Bond of Union: Building the Erie Canal and the American Empire

by Koeppel; Gerard

Seller
Callaghan Books South
Published
2009
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780306818271
Item Price
$24.00

Show Details

Description:
Da Capo Press, 2009. (1st edition, 1st printing) Large,sturdy book, orange spine, yellow boards, bright gilt lettering on spine, 454 pages including a glossy photo sections, smaller illustrations throughout. DJ glossy and colorfully designed, light brown borders to front and back, orange background at top front and spine middle, light blue at spine bottom and all of back with praise… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$24.00
No cover image available

Forerunners Courageous: Stories of Frontier Florida

by Collins, Leroy

Seller
Callaghan Books South
Published
1971
Condition
Fine
Item Price
$75.00

Show Details

Description:
Tallahassee FL: Colcade Publishers, 1971. Large, sturdy, heavy book, quality dark green cloth with very bright gilt illustration of mansion at bottom front right, very bright gilt lettering on spine, light browning to first front end paper perhaps from news article no longer there. On first front end paper in neat black ink: "To Michael Fine--with best wishes and hopes… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$75.00
No cover image available

Neither Snow nor Rain: A History of the United States Postal Service

by Leonard, Devin

Seller
Callaghan Books South
Published
2016
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780802124586
Item Price
$18.00

Show Details

Description:
Grove Press, 2016. (1st edition, 1st printing) Large, sturdy book, quality blue cloth, very bright gilt lettering on spine, red color inside covers and adjacent end papers, 316 pages including a glossy photo section. DJ cream background with red and blue design like an airmail envelope, a photo of a mailman burdened down on front, spine middle and bottom back,… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$18.00
No cover image available

How the Post Office Created America: A History

by Gallagher, Winifred

Seller
Callaghan Books South
Published
2016
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781594205002
Item Price
$11.00

Show Details

Description:
Penguin Press, 2016. Large, sturdy book, light green spine, remainder mark at pages' bottom edge, light brown boards, gilt initials bright at center front, gilt lettering very bright on spine, 326 pages including a glossy photo section. DJ light gray background, a color-illustration of stagecoach at center front, yellow spine, praise back from James McPherson, Douglas Brinkley and others. DJ… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$11.00
No cover image available

The Greek Spirit: Phases of Its Progression in Religion, Polity, Philosophy and Art

by Stephens, Kate

Seller
Callaghan Books South
Published
1914
Condition
Fine
Item Price
$299.00

Show Details

Description:
Sturgis & Walton Co., 1914. Sturdy, heavy sturdy book, dark cloth with bright gilt lettering on front and spine, 332 pages. On first front end paper in neat ink: "For Nelson T.Stephens from Kate Stephens, 21 March 1914." Professor Stephens was a feminist who confronted university obstacles because of her gender. Her father was Judge Stephens. Fine.. Signed by Author.… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$299.00
No cover image available

The Force of Destiny: A History of Italy Since 1796

by Duggan, Christopher

Seller
Callaghan Books South
Published
2008
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st U.S.
ISBN
9780618353675
Item Price
$29.00

Show Details

Description:
Houghton Mifflin, 2008. (1st U.S. edition, 1st printing) Large, very thick, sturdy book, gilt lettering very bright on spine, 653 pages including two glossy photo sections, maps in early pages. DJ glossy with a color photo of person running with Italian flag on front and spine, gold back with praise from the Spectator, the Sunday Times and the Independent. DJ… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$29.00
No cover image available

Balkan Ghosts: A Journey Through History

by Kaplan, Robert D.

Seller
Callaghan Books South
Published
2005
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Paperback
ISBN
9780312424930
Item Price
$15.00

Show Details

Description:
Picador/St. Martin's Press, 2005. Trade paperback, vellum-color to wrappers with a color photograph of hill city at middle front, 307 pages including a photo section. Very light wear to front tips. Near Very Fine.. First Paperback. Trade Paperback. Fine.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$15.00