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THE FIRST HERETIC: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF IKH-NA-TON THE KING

By: Bratton, Fred Gladstone

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Boston, Beacon Press: 1961

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: H9964

Condition: Good +


xiv, 193p. Signed by author on front endpaper. Cover edges sunned with white spots on front, jacket has white spots on front with spine and edges sunned and small chips and tears to edges. B&w illustrations and photographs. (9-1/4"x6-1/4") View more info

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SPYING STILL GOES ON: FOUR SPIES SPEAK

By: Ecke, H.; Compiled By

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Loring & Mussey: 1935

Seller ID: H7670

Condition: Good


[xii], 210p. Four spies - from Great Britain, France, Germany, and Soviet Union - operating during the time between the two world wars detail their experiences. Back hinge cracked, top of pages lightly soiled, top of spine sunned, cover corners lightly worn, round sticker on jacket spine, front flap torn with tape on both flaps and pastedowns, large chips to top and bottom of spine and to corners with tears to edges. (8-1/2"x5-3/4") View more info

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REVOLUTION AND DEFEAT: THE STORY OF THE GREEK COMMUNIST PARTY

By: Kousoulas, D. George

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1965

Edition: First

Seller ID: H6796

Condition: Good+


xiv, 306p. Top and bottom of spine rubbed, jacket has 1" tear on top back edge with smaller tears and chips to edges with spine sunned, pencil underlining, property stamp on front endpaper and former owner's name on title page. Includes bibliography and maps. (8-3/4"x5-3/4") View more info

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THE GREAT ROAD

By: Kummer, Frederic Arnold

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, John C. Winston Co.: 1938

Edition: First

Seller ID: H8860

Condition: Good+


[xii], [307p.] Cover corners bumped and worn and spine cloth torn on bottom, price clipped jacket has chips to edges especially to corners and top and bottom of spine. B&w illustrations. (8-3/4"x6") View more info

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BRITAIN IN INDIA: AN ACCOUNT OF BRITISH RULE IN THE INDIAN SUBCONTINENT

By: Masani, Rustom Pestonji

Price: $19.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1960

Seller ID: H5484

Condition: Very Good


294p. 2nd printing (1962) Cover has fade spots, bookstore ink stamp on back endpaper, rubbed jacket has tears and chips to edges, former owner's name on front endpaper. Details "two and a half centuries of British rule, from the first voyage of an East India Company vessel in 1601 to the withdrawal in August 1947," by an insider to the British turnover to Indian rule. B&w illustrations and photo plates. (8-5/8"x5-3/4") View more info

Image for THOSE OF THE STREET: THE CATHOLIC-JEWS OF MALLORCA: A STUDY IN URBAN CULTURAL CHANGE

THOSE OF THE STREET: THE CATHOLIC-JEWS OF MALLORCA: A STUDY IN URBAN CULTURAL CHANGE

By: Moore, Kenneth

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Notre Dame, Indiana, University of Notre Dame: 1976

Edition: First

Seller ID: H12704

Condition: Very good


viii, 218p. Jacket lightly soiled. Urban anthropologist Moore examines the history of the Chuetas of Majorca, descendants of Jews but practicing Catholics, and the future changes to their ethnic identity. Jacket design by Emily Schossberger. B&w illustrations and photographs. (9-1/4"x6-1/4") View more info

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DAYS OF OUR YEARS

By: Paassen, Pierre van

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Hillman-Curl: 1939

Edition: First

Seller ID: H12517

Condition: Very good


520p. Bookstore label on back pastedown, jacket edges chipped with spine and back edge sunned and flap fold torn. Autobiography of Dutch author's beginning in a small town in Holland up to the beginning of World War II in which "the author's life are incidental and subordinate to the more significant chronicle of his times." The map on the endpapers shows his journeys to Berlin, Paris, Madrid, Rabat, Marrakech, El Fasher, Addis Ababa, Cairo, and Jerusalem. Jacket drawing by George Salter. (9-1/2"x6-1/2") View more info

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THE FORBIDDEN VOYAGE (JACKET SUBTITLE: OF THE PHOENIX INTO THE A.E.C. PROHIBITED ZONE)

By: Reynolds, Earle

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, David McKay Co.: 1961

Edition: First

Seller ID: H12119

Condition: Very good


281p. Name on front pastedown, cover has small white spots, jacket foxed with a few stains and chips to edges. Account of the Reynolds family's voyage into the forbidden zone during a series of nuclear tests in the Pacific in 1958. Jacket by S.A. Summit Inc. 4 leaves of b&w photo plates. (8-1/4"x5-5/8") View more info

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ONE WEEK IN MARCH

By: Sherwin, Mark & Charles Lam Markmann

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1961

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: H7885

Condition: Very Good


254p. Signed by Sherwin on front endpaper. Jacket has chips and creased tears to edges that have been reinforced with clear tape. Jacket Ben Feder, Inc. 8 b&w photo plates. (8-1/4"x5-1/2") View more info

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BIRTH CONTROL AND LIBEL: THE TRIAL OF MARIE STOPES

By: Stopes, Marie Carmichael; Edited by Muriel Box

Price: $19.00

Publisher: South Brunswick, NJ, A.S. Barnes & Co.: 1967

Seller ID: H10615

Condition: Good


392p. Top of cover stained as well as jacket, which has a large chip on top front cover with smaller chips to edges. (9-1/2"x6-3/8") View more info

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MEN AND MONSTERS

By: Swanljung, Christian; in Collaboration with Lewis Stanton Palen

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, John Lane The Bodley Head Ltd.: 1928

Edition: First

Seller ID: H5476

Condition: Very Good


[xx], 315p. Table of contents tipped in, page fore and bottom edges and first 30 pages have acid discoloration spots, cover spine lightly sunned and corners bumped. Author's experiences in Siberia during World War I. B&w frontispiece and foldout map. (7-5/8"x5") View more info

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OLD AGE IN THE OLD REGIME: IMAGE AND EXPERIENCE IN EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY FRANCE

By: Troyansky, David G.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Ithaca, New York, Cornell University Press: 1989

Edition: First

Seller ID: H12696

ISBN: 080142299X

Condition: Very good


[xviii], 260p. B&w photographs and plates. (9-1/4"x6-1/4") View more info

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PEOPLE WEEKLY, FALL 1989, THE 80S

By: Various

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Time Inc.: 1989

Seller ID: G1747

Condition: Good+


[156p.] Light thumb creases on back cover, 1-1/2" tear on front bottom edge. B&w and color photographs. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. View more info

LIFE (MAGAZINE), DECEMBER 1979, SPECIAL ISSUE: THE 70'S THE DECADE IN PICTURES

By: Various

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Time Inc.: 1979

Seller ID: G1760

Condition: Good


200p. Cover spine torn at staples with edges worn and creased. B&w and color photographs. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. View more info

LIFE (MAGAZINE), FALL 1989, SPECIAL ISSUE: THE 80S

By: Various

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Time Inc.: 1989

Seller ID: G1763

Condition: Very Good


[184]p. Cover rubbed with edges lightly worn. B&w and color photographs. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. View more info

NEWSWEEK, JANUARY 6, 1964, VOL. LXIII, NO. 1

By: Various

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Newsweek, Inc.: 1964

Seller ID: MG999

Condition: Good+


68p. A few pages dog-eared, spine scraped and corners creased. Includes articles on: Jacqueline Kennedy, President Lyndon B. Johnson, Vietnam, Steve McQueen, Hugh Hefner & Playboy Magazine, Gene Autry, and outlook for 1964. B&w and color photographs. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. View more info

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THE TIDE OF FORTUNE: TWELVE (12) HISTORICAL MINIATURES

By: Zweig, Stefan; Translated by Eden & Cedar Paul

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1940

Edition: First

Seller ID: H12592

Condition: Very good


viii, 285p. Endpapers toned, price clipped jacket corners and top and bottom of spine chipped and spine and edges sunned. Jacket design by Enit Kaufman. (8-5/8"x6") View more info