Category: European History


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The Journal of Southern History (Full Run, Four Isssues 1996)

By: Boles, John B. (Managing editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Southern Historical Association: 1996

Seller ID: 16067

Four nice clean copies of this quarterly magazine, comprising a full year's run. Issues include February, May, August and November; Volume LXII, Numbers 1-4. All are clean as a whistle inside and out with just very light edgewear to volume 4. Articles includeTaverns and Tavern Culture on the Southern Colonial Frontier; Thomas Settle Jr., Reconstruction, and the Memory of the Civil War; W.E.B. Du Bois and the 1906 Atlanta Race Riot; the Modern "New" South in a Pos... View more info

Nomadic Empires: From Mongolia to the Danube

By: Chaliand, Gerard

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Somerset, NJ, Transaction Publishers,U.S.: 2006

Seller ID: 15180B

Crisp, BRAND NEW copy of a recent title still in original publisher's shrinkwrap. A concise, but focused, survey of the 2000 year military history and geopolitical phenomenon that was the Mongol Empire of Ghengis-Khan and his heirs. Discusess the topic from four perspectives: the early nomaic populations of Eurasia and their complex relationships with settlers; the military fronts of the Altaic Nomads; the great nomad conquerors; and the revenge of the sedentary peoples. View more info

Ermengard of Narbonne and the World of the Troubadours (Conjunctions of Religion and Power in the Medieval Past Ser.)

By: Cheyette, Fredric L.

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Ithaca, NY, U.S.A., Cornell University Press: 2001

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 12,301

Crisp, beautiful copy in brand new protective mylar. Illustrated. The biography of an extraordinary woman warrior of power and strength, brought down ultimately by the Albigensian Crusade designed by the Church to put an end to religious practicies deemed heretical. 474 pages. Indexed. View more info

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Zermatt; It Was Once Upon A Time (English, French & German)

By: Coudereau. Y. & R.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Paris, Rotten-Verlag: 1994

Seller ID: 25650DH

Very handsome soft cover book, clean as a whistle inside and and out with just one small spot on reverse side of front over. Published in three languages simultaneously -- German, french and english. Though Zermatt is noted as a ski resort located in a German-speaking section of the canton of Valais in Switzerland, the book reflects on the town as it was in the past with historic photographs and informative captions. Book measures 8-1/4" square and has 96 pages. No nam... View more info

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Went the Day Well? Witnessing Wateloo

By: Crane, David

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2015

Edition: First United States Edition

Seller ID: 23853

Book is crisp and clean as new. Appears unread. There are no bumps to boards, no tears or chips, no names or writing, no remainder mark and no price-clip. The jacket will arrive in a brand new mylar cover. The book's surprise is the color art at the center of the book in two areas,The text is an hour by hour chronicle beginning with the day before the Battle of Waterloo. The book measures 6" x 9" and has 366 pages including the index. View more info

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Letters From Paris 1870-75

By: de B., C. (author); Henrey, Robert (translator, editor)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: England, J,M. Dent & Sons Ltd.: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23428

Book does not have the dustjacket, but it does have a see-through plastic cover. There are no names or writing and no cracks to hinges. Faults are these -- light dust stain to top edge (the other two edges are very good) and two small spots of foxing to back pastedown. Endpapers show the genealogy of the Bourbon Dynasty. The secret author was named as C. de B., a political informant to the head of the House of Rothschild. Book is illustrated with black and white drawi... View more info

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Heinrich Von Treitschke

By: Dorpalen, Andreas

Price: $32.00

Publisher: New Haven, Connecticut, Yale University Press: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25031TB

Very nice clean book, gently kept. No bumps to corners, no names or writing, and pages and page edges pristine. Jacket shows some browning to edges of blue paper, but no tears or chips and no price-clip. Looks most handsome in brand new mylar cover. Portrait at frontis. The first complete biography of the controversial German historian. 345 pages. Indexec. View more info

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Secret Memoirs of the Courts of Europe; The Private Memoirs of Louis XV

By: Du Hausett, Madame

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, George Barrie & Sons:

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 27256

Very handsome book, part of a larger set, but a stand-alone title in excellent condition -- even retains its scrace blue dustkacket. This shows two 1" closed tears to top front edge, but are hardly visible in brand new mylar. The dark blue boards have a moire appearance and the paste-on title box at spine is crisp and clean with no chips. Top edges are gilded and side pages rough-cut. Book is a limited edition of 1000 numbered copies of which this is #516. Books are... View more info

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Women, Family, and Utopia: Communal Experiments of the Shakers, the Oneida Community, and the Mormons

By: Foster, Lawrence G.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Syracuse, New York, U.S.A., Syracuse Univ Press: 1992

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: SIGNED by Author

Seller ID: 14857

Crisp, beautiful copy. No spine crease or markings. Pages and page edges pristine. SIGNED by author on title page. A scholarly, yet accessible, account of the lives of women in the Shaker, Mormon and Oneida communities. 353 pages. Indexed. Extensive notes. View more info

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Album Pittoresque Du Grand-Duche De Luxembourg

By: Fresez, J.B.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Luxembourg, Edouard Fresez: 1968

Edition: Reprinted in 1968

Seller ID: 23606

Book is very attractive with lovely full page color illustrations throughout for a total of 30., each of which exalts the place described The book is a reprint from the original of 1857, but in this edition the print run was confined to 2800 copies of which this is numbered 2223. TEXT IS IN FRENCH ONLY. Book measures 10" tall and 11-1/2" across. Pages are not numbered. Very beautiful inside and out with no names or writing. Would make a very special gift. View more info

An American Bible : A History of the Good Book in the United States

By: Gutjahr, Paul C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A., Stanford, CA, U.S.A.: Stanford University Press, 1999: 1999

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 8215A

Beautiful, brand new copy. Crisp, fresh, tight hinge, and dustjacket protected by brand new mylar. A learned, yet highly accessible, look at the history of the classic American bestseller with more than 1700 editions since the American Revolution. Illustrated. 256 pages. Indexed. View more info

The Ten Commandments: A Handbook of Religious, Legal and Social Issues

By: Hester, Joseph P.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina, U.S.A., McFarland & Co Inc Pub: 2003

Seller ID: 15332

Although an ex-lib, we did not realize this when purchasing as the only indication is one light stamp to top edge. No interior markings of any kind and no stickers or other exterior indications. Very clean and nice with just one tiny bump to bottom front edge. A timely topic which examines the religious, poltical, ethical and legal issues posed by the Ten Commandments. Part one offers a historical Judeo-Christian perspective, while part two zeroes in on contemporary cont... View more info

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Captain Swing

By: Hobsbawn, E.J.; Rude, George

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Larence & Wishart: 1969

Seller ID: 27182

Very nice, clean book with no names or writing, no bumps to boards, no tears or chips to jacket, and no price-clip. Looks most handsome in brand new mylar cover.Only real fault is some fadign to publisher's name at bottom of spine. The story of the revolt of agricultural laborers in 1830 England. The title comes from the signature most often added to threatening letters sent to landowners, parsons and well-to-do farmers demanding higher wages and the disuse of machinery.... View more info

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The Conquest of Granada (two volume set)

By: Irving, Washington

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam Sons: 1893

Edition: Kickerbocker Edition

Seller ID: 24365BV

Two volumes measuring 4-1/2"x7" with olive cloth boards highly ornamented in gilt at spines. No names or writing. Faults include two tiny corner creases (tips only) to front board of volume two and toning to side exterior page edges of both. Shiny gilt at top edges. A history of the siege of 1492 on the city of Granada in Spain by the combined forces of Aragon and Castile from the armies of the Muslim Emirate of Granada. Irving served as the U.S. ambassador to ... View more info

The American Historical Review 1915

By: Jameson, J. Franklin (editor)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan Company: 1915

Edition: Volume XX; No. 4

Seller ID: 20233HNC

A single issue of the periodical from July, 1915. Spine and edges sunned and former owner's name to top front edge, but contents very clean and seemingly unread, as pages have not been opened. Small bit of wear to tail of spine and a small tear to lower back edge mended with archival tape. Designed with overhang to cover, but this has been neatly trimmed. Major articles as follows: The Economic Basis of the Decline of Ancient Cultures; Magna Carta and the Responsible Min... View more info