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A Medieval Book of Seasons

By Collins, Marie; Virginia Davis

HarperCollins, 1992. Very large, sturdy heavy book, quality dark green cloth,144 heavy stiff glossy pages, profusely illustrated in stunning color throughout. DJ glossy yellow spine and borders front and back, an antique color-illusration of sheep herded in village on front in dark frames, women in snowy village on back, yellow background rectangles with title and author on front, with quote on back along with praise. DJ and book, both As New.. Cloth. As New/As New. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$24.00

History of the Order of Elks

By Donaldson, Lee A.

Plimpton Press, 1969. (The First Edition was written by james R. Nicholson, covering 1868 to 1952. This revison includes those years, updated by author to include up to 1967) Green shiny textured cloth covers, gilt lettering near-bright on front and spine, 482 pages. Pretty bookplate with owner's name James A. Dengler inside front cover. DJ heavy light brown paper, blue lettering on front and spine. DJ beneath mylar, with micro-tear at top and bottom front edges,two very tiny and tiny tear with a crease at spine top edge, two microtears at spine bottom edge, very tiny tear at top back edge next to spine, two very tiny tears and 1/4" tear with crease at bottom back edge. Near Very Good DJ/Fine book. (Book lost, found today!). Cloth. Fine/Near Very Good.

$27.00

The Age of Attila

By Gordon, C.D.

Barnes & Noble, 1993. (Originally published, 1960) Smaller, sturdy book, black covers, bright gilt lettering on spine, 228 pages. DJ glossy white background, a color-illustration of men and horses on front, a quotation from Harold Lamb too. DJ and book, both As New.. 5th. Hard Cover. As New/As New.

$7.00

The Faiths of Our Fathers; What America's Founders Really Believed

By Mapp, Alf, J. Jr.

Fall River Press, 2006. Larger, sturdy book, dark red spine, light yellow boards, very bright gilt lettering on spine, 184 pages. Chapters on Individual Founding Fathers. DJ beneath mylar, an olive-green background to spine, back and front borders, an illustration of five leaders on front, praise on back from Paul C. Nagel, Kenneth W. Thompson. DJ and book, both As New. (Book lost in stack, now found!). 7th. Hard Cover. As New/As New.

$25.00

A History of Ireland

By Curtis, Edmund

University Paperbacks, 1961. (Originally published, 1936) Trade paperback, blue designs to front wrapper, 434 lightly browned pages, page 287 creased at top, lightly browned overall, slight surface wear to spine top edge. Good.. First Thus. Original Wrappers. Good.

$9.00

The Metallic History of the United States of America: Volume I, Text

By Loubat, J.F.

Published By Author, 1878. (Additional Postage Will Be Needed) Very large, thick, very heavy book, quality red cloth, gilt lettering bright at spine top, 478 heavy stiff pages plus three blank pages, the first with a smudge near bottom right. Three tiny light faded lines on front, very lightly rubbed at bottom back. On third front end paper in neat black pen: "Thomas James Sigh (?) with the compliments of J.F. Loubat. Hessforth (?) May 23d 1878." Near Fine.. Cloth. Very Good. Illus. by Jacquemart, Jules. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

$499.00

American Creation: Triumphs and Tragedies at the Founding of the Republic

By Ellis, Joseph J.

Alfred A. Knopf, 2007. Large, sturdy book, black spine, purple boards, bright gilt lettering on spine, 283 stiff pages. DJ glossy, a color-illustration of constitutional meeting on front, ornate gold border to spine, black back, with praise from New York Times Book Review, Boston Globe, New York Review of Books. DJ and book, both As New.. First Edition. Hard Cover. As New/As New.

$19.00

The Americans: The National Experience

By Boorstin, Daniel J.

History Book Club, 2002. (Frances Parkman Prize Edition, originally published in 1965) Large, heavy, sturdy book, black spine, dark green boards, very bright gilt lettering on spine, 517 pages. DJ glossy in dark green, purple top border, a photo of mule team in thin yellow border at center front, yellow bar design at top front and top back. DJ has tiny tear at top front edge, tiny scratch at spine left ledge. Near Fine DJ/Very Fine book.. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine.

$14.00

Against All Enemies: Interpretations of American Military History from Colonial Times to the Present (Contributions in Military Studies)
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Against All Enemies: Interpretations of American Military History from Colonial Times to the Present (Contributions in Military Studies)

By Hagan, Kenneth J.; Roberts, William R., Eds

Westport CT: Greenwood Press, 1986. (Interpretations of American Military History from Colonial Times to the Present) Very large, thicker softcover, pale rose wrappers, black lettering very fine, 393 pages plus brief biographical notes. Bottom tims creased from page 373-383, and 269. Maps and illustrations. Very light crease at top back tip. Near Very Fine.. 6th. Soft Cover. Fine.

$33.00

Nelson's Trafalgar: The Battle That Changed the World
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Nelson's Trafalgar: The Battle That Changed the World

By Adkins, Roy

Viking, 2005. Large, sturdy book, black covers, very bright gilt lettering on spine, 392 pages including two glossy photo sections and a map of the 1805 Spanish coastline. DJ glossy beneath mylar, a stunning color-illustration of a sea battle on front, spine and back, praise on back from Bernard Cornwell, Allan Mattinson in The Spectator, Frank McLynn in The Independent and others. DJ and book, As New.. 1st US. Hard Cover. As New/As New.

$33.00

The Great Mutiny: India 1857

By Hibbert, Christopher

London: Allen Lane, 1978. Large, thicker, sturdy book, quality black cloth, very bright gilt lettering on spine, 472 pages including three glossy photo sections. DJ glossy beneath mylar, an ornate detailed color-illustration of palace on front and spine. DJ has very slight surface wear to tips, nick at spine top edge with slight wear. Near Fine DJ/Very Fine book.. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Near Fine.

$29.00

Louisiana Purchase
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Louisiana Purchase

By Hotchner, A. E.

Carroll & Graf Publishers, 1996. Larger book, cream cloth spine, black boards, silver lettering bright on spine, 383 pages, an antique world map illustrated on two-page spread in early pages. DJ black borders and cream spine, vellum look to front and back, oval at top front with man dancing on board barge, praise on back. DJ and book, both As New.. First Edition. Hard Cover. As New/As New.

$25.00

Life in Year One: What the World Was Like in First-Century Palestine
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Life in Year One: What the World Was Like in First-Century Palestine

By Korb, Scott

Riverhead Books, 2010. (1st edition, 1st printing) Sturdy book, black spine, dark red boards, very bright gilt initials and line design at top front, very bright gilt lettering on spine, 241 pages. DJ glossy with colorful scene of valley and sky on front, spine and back right, white shape of rising Christ on front, back in yellows with praise from Jeff Sharlet and Peter Manseau. DJ and book, both As New.. First Edition. Hard Cover. As New/As New.

$15.00

The Birth of Empire: DeWitt Clinton and the American Experience, 1769-1828
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The Birth of Empire: DeWitt Clinton and the American Experience, 1769-1828

By Evan Cornog

Oxford University Press, 1998. Large, sturdy book, quality blue cloth, very bright red lettering on spine, 224 pages including a photo section. DJ glossy beneath mylar, a portrait of Clinton on front, black spine, white back with praise from New York officials. DJ and book, both As New.. First Edition. Cloth. As New/As New.

$55.00

God's Chinese Son: The Taiping Heavenly Kingdom of Hong Xiuquan
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God's Chinese Son: The Taiping Heavenly Kingdom of Hong Xiuquan

By Spence, Jonathan D.

W.W. Norton, 1996. (1st edition, 1st printing) Large, heavy, sturdy book, quality peach cloth, an ornate embossed design in Chinese at top front, very bright red lettering on spine, Chinese calligraphy with blue background on inside front cover and adjacent end paper, red calligraphy inside back cover and adjacent end paper, 400 pages. DJ colorfully designed and illustrated with stunning color-illustration of troops on horses in city on front and back, black spine. DJ and book, both As New.. First Edition. Cloth. As New/As New.

$17.00

A Short History of Nearly Everything: Special Illustrated Edition
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A Short History of Nearly Everything: Special Illustrated Edition

By Bryson, Bill

Broadway Books, 2005. Very large, very heavy book, dark blue covers, very bright gilt lettering on spine, a timeline with illustrations primitive life forms inside front cover and adjacent end paper, more evolved creatures inside back cover and adjacent end papers, 624 glossy heavy pages, profusely illustrated, many full-page. DJ has very slight foxing inside. DJ glossy, colorfully designed and illustrated with the Earth from space at top front right. DJ has very slight wear at top front tip and bottom back tip. Very Good DJ/Very Fine book.. First Thus. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good.

$27.00

The Normans
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The Normans

By Brown, R.Allen

St. Martin's Press, 1984. (1st U.S. edition) Very large, heavy book, quality brown cloth, very bright gilt lettering on spine, 191 heavy glossy stiff pages, some in color. DJ glossy gray background with color-illustration from Bayeux Tapestry on front. DJ has creased down middle. Near Fine DJ/Very Fine book.. 1st US. Cloth. Fine/Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$33.00

Two Minutes to Glory: The Official History of the Kentucky Derby
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Two Minutes to Glory: The Official History of the Kentucky Derby

By Brodowsky, Pamela K.; Philbin, Tom

Collins, 2007. (1st edition, 1st printing) Very large, sturdy softcover, glossy wrappers colorfully illustrtated and designed, 339 glossy pages plus a final color photo, double-column format for text, right-hand pages show winning horse, statistics on left-hand pages. Near Fine.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$39.00

The Wild Vine: A Forgotten Grape and the Untold Story of American Wine
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The Wild Vine: A Forgotten Grape and the Untold Story of American Wine

By Kliman, Todd

Clarkson Potter, 2010. (1st edition, 1st printing) Large, sturdy book, purple spine, darker purple boards, very bright gilt lettering and design on spine, 280 pages. DJ glossy, gold spine, wine bottle, butterfly and cobwebs illustrated on front, raised gilt title and author, praise on back. DJ and book, both As New.. First Edition. Hard Cover. As New/As New.

$11.00

The Scotch-Irish: A Social History
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The Scotch-Irish: A Social History

By Leyburn, James G.

The University of North Carolina Press, 1989. Large, sturdy softcover, glossy white wrappers, blue and red lettering, 377 pages. Ink owner's name at top inside front wrapper. Near Very Fine.. Soft Cover. Fine. 8vo.

$7.00

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