Category: History


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The Early History of Newburyport, Massachusetts: Which is Intended to Delineate and Describe Some Quaint and Historic Places in Newburyport and Vicinity.

By: N/A

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Newburyport?, Arakelian Foundation: 1967

Seller ID: Alibris.0006121

Condition: Very Good+

Thin 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 38 pages; Softcover in original typographic card stock covers. Contents bright and fresh. No marks. Touch of fading at spine edge and a small superficial spot of soiling to the front panel. Illustrated with photographs. Revised from the 1926 original edition. VG++ ships 1st class. [Cover title: Newburyport. ] View more info

Schatten Van De Universiteitsbibliotheek Te Gent

By: N/A

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Rijksuniversiteit Te Gent Centrale Bibliotheek: 1967

Seller ID: 21548

Condition: Very Good

B&W and Color Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 55 pages; Paperback in glossy pictorial covers. Bright, snug and clean; no marks. Just trace storage evidence to the tips. Spine slightly sunned. Illustrated with attractive B&W and color photographs and scans of medieval manuscript. Text in Dutch. VG View more info

Gap, PA; 250th Anniversary-1951

By: 250th Anniversary Committee

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Coatesville, PA, Star Printing Co: 1951

Seller ID: Alibris.0001986

Condition: Good+

B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 100 pages; Original pictorial wraps; saddle stapled. Light toning to covers and mild edge/surface handling. Contents clean and neat. Numerous period ads and photos; includes written history of Gap. Uncommon View more info

Blue Jackets of '76; A History Of The Naval Battles Of The American Revolution

By: Abbot, Willis J.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Co: 1888

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35016

Condition: Good

B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 301 pages; Stout HC in original, decorative two-tone cloth with rigging and sail desing in gilt white cloth. Covers a bit shabby. Binding a little shaken but still sound; some signatures starting a little at the front edge. Illustrated with b&w plates on glossy stock. Good only. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

History of Europe from the Commencement of the French Revolution in 1789 to the Restoration of the Bourbons in 1815, In 4 Volumes [Complete]

By: Alison, Archibald

Price: $115.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1843

Seller ID: 36504

Condition: Very Good+

Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 2426 pages; 4 volumes, complete. Snugly bound and very attractive in period full calf with red and black morocco title labels to spines. All edges marbled. Moderate foxing to front and rear endpages of each volume. Contents generally bright and neat with just light exoected toning to paper stock. Mild shelf rubbing to leather at board edges. Handsome set with excellent shelf presence. VG+ thus ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Hitler's defeat in Russia

By: Anders, Wladyslaw; Truman Smith (Foreword)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chicago, H. Regnery Co: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12054

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket

Maps (fold-out); 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 267 pages; 1953 Regnery HC/DJ 1st ed. Square snug and neat in original boldly graphic dust jacket. Large fold-out map in pocket at rear of the book is in perfect condition. Several in text single page maps. Dust jacket neat and clean with just trace rub at spine ends and tips. Superficial sunning to spine panel. NF/VG+ View more info

Calendars. Rules, Explanations, Contradictions As To Ac. To Correct the Erros of Ns. , Os. , and Am; Ae. -Actian; Am-Present Greek [Etc]

By: Aycrigg, B

Price: $165.00

Publisher: New York, Printed for the Author By E. O. Jenkins' Sons: 1886

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 31291

Condition: Very Good-

Tab;es; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 182 pages; Paperbound copy in original title lettered wraps over side staple bound text block; spine unlettered, as issued. Contents clean and neat with just expected mild toning. Cover wraps lightly edge toned with a thin swath of shelf soiling along the front edge of the cover and light shelf rub to extremities. Mild wrinling and short closed stress tear to cover material at base of spine. Wrpas appear to have been reglued over the side-stapled spine. Solid and clean. Scarce monograph with only 3 copies located in institutional holdings searched on Worldcat... View more info

The Methodist Episcopal Church 1845-1939; Widening Horizons, 1845-95

By: Barclay, Wade Crawford

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Board of Missions of the Methodist Church: 1957

Seller ID: 33370

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket

History of Methodist Missions; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 1211 pages; Issued as volume 3 in the 6 volume series of "History of Methodist Mission." Square, sound and neat. Prior owner's name penned neatly to front endpage. Jacket mildly chipped, torn and rubbed at edges, and moderately toned, more so at spine. Small drip spot to front edge of page block does not affect and page's flat surface. VG/VG- ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Railroad Ferries of the Hudson and Stories of a Deck Hand

By: Baxter, Raymond J. & Arthur G. Adams

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, Fordham University Press: 1999

Seller ID: 21090

ISBN: 0823219542

Condition: Near Fine

B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 276 pages; Large-format paperback in glossy pictorial covers. Bright, snug and neat; no marks. A pair of mild stress creases to the front cover. Profusely illustrated with B&W photographs and reproduced maps, engravings and wood cuts. NF... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

History of the Town of Marlborough Cheshire County, New Hampshire A Facsimile of the 1881 Edition

By: Bemis, Charles A. ; James Dunn (Foreword)

Price: $44.95

Publisher: Marlborough, NH, Frost Free Library: 1974

Edition: Facsimile; Limited edtion

Seller ID: 11894

Condition: Very Good+

B & W photographs, drawings; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 726 pages; 1974 Frost Free Library. Limited edition of 1000 copies, a facsimile of the 1881 original edition. Pictorial paper covered boards and gray cloth backstrip, lettered in silver. Square, solid and neat. Issued without dust jacket. Contents clean and unmarked. Just a touch of superficial shelf/handling evidence to externals. Illustrated with photographs & drawings. VG+ View more info

The Willy-Nicky Correspondence; Being the Secret and Intimate Telegrams Exchanged between the Kaiser and the Tsar

By: Bernstein, Herman and Theodore Roosevelt (Foreword)

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18964

Condition: Very Good

12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 158 pages; 1st edition. HC in light blue cloth with titles blindstamped to front cover and on printed paper title label to spine. A solid, clean copy. Prior owner's name penned neatly to front endpage. Cloth lightly crimped at spine ends. Light toning and mild fading to title label at spine. VG or better. Uncommon thus. View more info

Die Diplomatischen Und Wirtschaftlichen Beziehungen Zwischen Osterreich-ungarn Und Rumanien In Den Jahren 1875-1888

By: Bindreiter, Uta

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Wien, Bohlau: 1976

Seller ID: 31859

ISBN: 3205085671

Condition: Very Good+

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 322 pages; Trade size paperback in original title lettered, crad stock covers. Lovely copy; tight, bright and fresh. Feels and appears unread with just trace shelf evidence to cover edges. NF View more info

Harambee Country; A Guide to Kenya

By: Bolton, Kenneth

Price: $11.50

Publisher: London, Geoffrey Bles: 1970

Edition: 1st Revised edition

Seller ID: 23498

ISBN: 0713802669

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket

B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 233 pages; HC in pictorial DJ. Text in brown cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Tight, bright and fresh. Illustrated throughout with B/W photographs. F/F View more info

No Strength Without Union An Illustrated History of Ohio Workers, 1803-1980

By: Boryczka, Raymond & Lorin Lee Cary

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Columbus, OH, Ohio Historical Society: 1982

Seller ID: 20783

ISBN: 0877580154

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket

B&W Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 328 pages; Oversize HC/DJ. Bright, snug and neat in original pictorial dust jacket. No marks. Moderate shelfrub to the top and bottom edges of the dust jacket. Profusely illustrated with B&W photographs. NF/VG ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Iconographie Historique De L'Indochine Française Documents Sur L'Histoire De L'Intervention Francaise En Indochine, Recueillis Et Publies

By: Boudet, Paul and Andre Masson

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Paris, G. Van Oest: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14031

Condition: Very Good-

Facsimile documents, engravings photos; Folio 13" - 23" tall; In a handsome casing of burgundy brown chromed leather with hubbed spine and faux morocco title label. Paged 61 pp of text with 55 full page plates, 129 total number of illustrations - including maps, documents, portraits and engravings in facsimile. This copy was rebound by a Thai bookbinder, presumably in Bangkok. His Thai language pencil notations to the title page summarize the instructions of the client regarding the color and quality of the materials to be used in casing the book. Contents bright and very neat with on... View more info

A History of Egypt; from the Earliest Times to the Persian Conquest [Karl Kup Copy with Bookplate]

By: Breasted, James Henry

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1935

Edition: Second Revised Edition

Seller ID: 36971

Condition: Very Good-

Color frontis and fold maps, plates and photos; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 634 pages; 2nd revised edition. Soundly bound in original decorative pictorial blue cloth. Design to cover in red and dark blue with an extra gilt design to spine. Prior ownership of art historian and curator of collections NYPL - Karl Kup, with his armorial bookplate to the front pastedown. Cloth lightly sunned and fading at spine; binding slightly cocked in the spine. Short closed tear to cloth at crown; mild rub and fray at lower front corners. Contents clean and neat. VG- ... Oversize book may require additio... View more info

State-book of Pennsylvania: Containing an account of the geography, history, government, resources, and noted citizens of the state, with a map of the ... of the state, for the use of schools

By: Burrowes, Thomas H

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Uriah Hunt & son: 1847

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: haz.al2718

Condition: Good

Maps & B&W Illustrations; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 332 pages; 1847 Uriah Hunt & Son HC 1/2 leather and pictorial paper covered boards. 2nd edition. Soundly bound copy; leather spine rubbed and chipped at crown of spine; leather across lowermost cord chipped away. A few pin holes to leather; gilt tilting partially rubbed away. Paper boards rubbed and water spotted with cover illustration and titles partially rubbed away. Binding sound; wood-cut engraved maps of each county inset in text. Full page frontis map of the state and a number of partial page wood cut pictorial illustrations. ... View more info

De Romana Republica, Sive De Re Militari & Civili Romanorum : Ad Explicandos Scriptores Antiquos

By: Cantelio, Petro Josepho

Price: $495.00

Publisher: Lugduni Batavorum, Samuelem Luchtmans: 1726

Edition: Sixth Edition

Seller ID: 28804

Condition: Good+

Engraved plates and map, folding; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 392 pages; 6th edition, corrected and enlarged. [16], 392 pp. With 15 lates, including one folding table, one folding map, eight folding pictorial plates and five single page engraved plates. Extra engraved title page at front not included in the number of plates. Soundly bound in period leather with gilt tooled designs in spine compartments fading; morocco title label to spine. Shallow chipping and loss to leather to base of spine; less so at crown. Marbled endpages with remnant of armorial bookplate to front; some damp evidence ... View more info

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee: a Historical Profile, 1885-1992

By: Cassell, Frank A. , and Klotsche, J. Martin, and Olson, Frederick I.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Milwaukee, UWM Foundation: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Alibris.0003569

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

4to 11" - 13" tall; 144 pages; WWM Foundation oversize HC. /DJ Splendid copy; tight, bright and very neat. Very warmly inscribed by author-Cassell, and dated 1993 on the title page. Bright fresh dust jacket. New mylar DJ cover added to preserve condition. Profusely illustrated with period photogaphs. F/NF View more info

Notes on the History of the Revels Office under the Tudors : : [Burt Franklin Research & Source Works Series, #207]

By: Chambers, E. K

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Burt Franklin: 1967

Edition: reissue

Seller ID: 19979

Condition: Fine

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 80 pages; reissue of the 1906 edition. Research & Source Works Series, #207 Tight unread copy in publisher's heavy burgundy colored cloth. Gilt title lettering to spine. Fine copy View more info