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Medieval Europe Revised Edition

by Brown Sydney MacGillvary

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1935
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Very Good
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Revised Edition
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New York: Harcourt,Brace and Company,, 1935 Sydnet MacGillvary Brown - Professor of European History Lehigh University. Frontispiece: A double-page map in color showing Europe in the thirteenth century. A generous List of Maps provided (21 total). Twenty-nine chapters and index supplied. The contents are photographed. Name to ffep. This book remains sound and most servicable.. Revised Edition. Hard Cover. Very… Read more
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Saskatchewan. The History OF a Province. Golden Jubilee CommemorativeA.W. Davey

by Wright Jim

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Published
1955
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Fine
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First Edition
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McClelland & Stewart, 1955 Author Jim Wright - Governor General's Award winner and Fellowships winner in the American and Canadian Geographical Societies. A.W. Davey - Illustrator and well known Saskatchewan artist. Alexander Robb - Research Assistant for the project. This original edition in hardcover is published to commemorate the Golden Jubilee of the province of Saskatchewan. The book while an… Read more
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Byzantium. The Empire of New Rome

by Mango Cyril

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Published
1981
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Very Good
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First Edition
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9780684167688
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1981 Cyril Mango - Bywater and Sotheby Professor of Byzantine and Modern Greek languages and literature in the University of Oxford. Byzantium - History of Civilization. A generous list of illustrations provided (Twenty-four pages and three double-page maps). The contents of the book are shown in one of our photographs. A chronological list of… Read more
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Thinking In Time. The Uses Of History For Decision-Makers

by Neustadt Richard E. and Ernest R. May.

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Published
1986
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Fine
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First Edition Third Printing
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New York: The Free Press, 1986 Richard E Neustadt (Lucius N Littauer) Professor of Public Administration in the John F Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. For two decades a consultant to presidents and their cabinets. Ernest R May (Charles Warren) Professor of History at Harvard University. Member of the Council on Foreign Relations. For those… Read more
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Cicero and The Fall of The Roman Republic. Heroes of The Nations Series

by Strachan-Davidson, J.L. Edited by Evelyn Abbott, M.A

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Published
1894
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Very Good
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First Edition
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New York and London: G P Putnam's Sons, 1894. J.L. Strachan-Davidson, M.A. - Fellow of Balliol College. Oxford. Evelyn Abbott M.A. - Fellow of Balliol College, Oxford. Frontispiece plate - Cicero, from the bust in the Royal Gallery in Madrid. Tissue-guard present. Contents contain thirteen chapters and index , which is followed by a preface. A most generous… Read more
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The First Freedoms Church And State In America To The Passage Of The First Amendment

by Curry, Thomas J

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Published
1986
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Fine
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First Edition, First Printing
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9780195036619
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New York: Oxford University Press, 1986. Thomas J. Curry Ph,D, Roman Catholic Priest and Director of Continuing Education for Clergy of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles (1986). The First Freedoms studies the church-state context of colonial and revoltionary America to present a bold new reading of the historical meaning of the religion clauses of The First Amendment. Preface by… Read more
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The Age Of Elegance 1812-1822

by Bryant Arthur

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Published
1950
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Very Good
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First Edition, Second Impression
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London: Collins, 1950. This volume, the successor to " The Years Of Endurance and Year Of Victory", opens in 1812 with Napoleon marching into Russia and Wellington's men knocking open the door into Spain behind him. It describes the brilliant campaigns etc. Preface by author, Epilogue, List of Abbreviations used in Footnotes and Index supplied. Map end-papers. Leaves are… Read more
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The Lion & The Unicorn. A Historian's Testament

by Bryant Arthur

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Published
1969
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Very Good
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First Edition
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London: Collins, 1969. For thirty-three years, Sir Arthur Bryant has contributed a weekly commentary to the "Illustrated London News". Out of his articles on the passing scene he has made a work of art which not only re-creates the vanished world in which he grew up, but conjures up, with a sense of immediacy the revolutionary years through… Read more
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The Private Life of Chairman Mao: The Memoirs of Mao's Personal Physician Dr. Li Zhisui

by Zhisui, Dr. Li Translated By Professor Tai Hung- Chao

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Published
1994
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Fine
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First Edition, First Printing
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9780679400356
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New York: Random House, 1994. Translated by Tai Hung-Chao with editorial assistance of Anne F. Thurston. She is a distinguished scholar of recent Chinese history and culture. Foreword by Professor Andrew J. Nathan, Columbia University. He believes this book to be "The most revealing book ever published on Mao, perhaps on any dictator in history." The contents:… Read more
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The Place-Names of Roman Britain

by Rivet, A.L.F. And Colin Smith

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Published
1981
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Near Fine
ISBN
9780713420777
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London: B.T. Batsford Ltd., 1981. Reprint of the First Edition published 1979. This book will stand as the definitive account of the place-names of Roman Britain, as recorded in the classical sources. Part One treats the history of the subject, the linguistic and textual aspects, and each of the sources of information: the Greek and Latin literary authors (with texts… Read more
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The Great Buffalo Hunt...with Drawings By Nick Eggenhofer

by Gard, Wayne

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Published
1960
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Near Fine
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New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1960. The Great Buffalo Hunt...its history and drama, and its role in opening the West. Illustrated with 17 half-tone reproductions and line drawings by Nick Eggenhofer. Author's sixth book. A factual account of the greatest slaughter of animals in history...that of the buffaloes on the Great Plains. In 1871 hide hunters swarmed over… Read more
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The Age Of Voltaire. The Story Of Civilization Part IX

by Durant, Will and Ariel

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Published
1965
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Near Fine
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BOMC
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9780671013257
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New York: Simon and Schuster, 1965. 898 pp +1 includes index. A history of civilization in Western Europe from 1715 to 1756, with special emphasis on the conflict between religion and philosophy. 90 illustrations. Map endpapers. Gilt stamped figure of Voltaire to front board. . BOMC. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good.
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The Age Of Reason Begins. The Story Of Civilization Part VII

by Durant, Will and Ariel

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Published
1961
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Near Fine
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BOMC
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9780671013202
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New York: Simon and Schuster, 1961. 729 pp. A history of European civilization in the period of Skakespeare, Bacon, Montaigne, Rembrant, Galileo and Descartes: 1558-1648. Lists 59 illustrations. Map endpapers. Stamped figure of Bacon to front board. . BOMC. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good.
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Montana Bullwhacker

by Rouse, C.C

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Published
1979
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Very Good
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California: Pacific Press Publishing Association, 1979. Later print. A Destiny Book D-124. Illustrated scenic wrap-around covers. Cover and internal illustrations by John Steel. Frontispiece photo titled: Main Street, Bozeman, Montana about 1880. Early pioneering of the Rouse family in Montana. Photographs of the Rouse family present. The illustrations by John Steel add much to the text. An interesting read..… Read more
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Black Odyssey : The African-American Ordeal in Slavery

by Huggins, Nathan Irvin

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Published
1990
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Second Printing
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9780679728146
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New York: Vintage Books, 1990. Card covers. This classic work of scholarship and empathy tells the story of the self-creation of the African-American people. The authority and eloquence of this work make it essential reading for sll who want to understand the American past and present. Nathan Irvin Huggins was W.E.B. Du Bois Professor of History and Afro-American… Read more
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The Man Who Founded Georgia: The Story of James Edward Oglethorpe

by Vaeth J. Gordon

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Published
1968
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First Printing Stated
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New York: Crowell - Collier Press, 1968. America In The Making Series Edition. Cameo portrait of James Edward Oglethorpe frontispiece. Introduction, Ten Chapters, Epilogue, Bibliography and Index provided. A well-illustrated book - one being a b/w two page drawing showing 'Savannah as it looked in March 1734'. This vivid account of Georgia's early history gives a graphic picture… Read more
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The Oxford Illustrated History Of Medieval Europe

by Holmes George (editor)

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Published
1988
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BOMC
ISBN
9780198200734
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Oxford University Press, 1988. 398 pp. This richly illustrated book tells the story of Europe and the Mediterranean over a thousand years which saw the creation of Western Civilization. Over two hundred illustrations, including twenty-four colour plates, amplify the text; and the picture is completed with comprehensive reference material in maps, genealogies, a chronology, lists of further reading,… Read more
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White House Weddings

by Cross, Wilbur & Ann Novotny

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Published
1967
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New York: David McKay Company Inc, 1967. 'White House Weddings' is history and it is entertainment. This book tells the story of every marriage known to have taken place in the Executive Mansion - including a little-known one in 1801. Illustrated with more than forty contemporary prints and photographs, the account is filled with romance and intrigue, as well… Read more
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Byzantium. The Empire of New Rome

by Mango, Cyril

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Published
1981
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First Edition, First Printing
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9780784167687
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1981. 334 pp including notes, bibliography and index. 24 pages of b/w photos and 3 maps. In 324 A.D. the city of Constantinople was founded as the New Rome. During its first three centuries the Byzantine world integrated Christianity fully within the Greco-Roman tradition. Through eleven centuries this fabulous civilization underwent profound tranformations; for… Read more
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The Australians

by Terrill, Ross

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Published
1987
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First Edition, First Printing
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9780671544416
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New York: Simon and Schuster, 1987. 'The Australians' is a panoramic picture of the vast island continent of Australia and its colorful people, a wonderfully readable book crowded with rich and riveting details of every aspect of Australia's past, its present and its prospects for the future. Ross Terrill writes of Australia, his native land, with both intimate understanding… Read more
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