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The British Isles
The British Isles
London: E J. Burrow & co. Ltd. n.d. (The British Isles: A Guide fo Overseas Visitors) "Third and Enlarged Edition." A late nineteenth century travel guide to the British Isles. Very good minus condition. vg-/--.
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Price: $12.00
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India Unveiled (signed)
Atman Press, 1999. Signed by the author. Nice large photography book of India's people and history. vg/vg.
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Price: $20.00
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Exploring the Lusitania. Robert D. Ballard.
Exploring the Lusitania
Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Madison Press Books, 1995. (Exploring the Lusitania: Probing the Mysteries of the Sinking that Changed History) Hardback, bumping to the head and tail of the spine and the corners of the front and back boards, wear to the edges of the front and back boards, gilt lettering...
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Price: $8.00
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Every Year In April (signed)
Dallas, Texas: Kaleidograph Press, 1937. First edition, first printing, signe by author on ffep. Boundin original publisher's paper covere boads with paper title pasted down on front board and spine. An exceptionally scarce work by Georgia poet Carrie Fall Benson. An even rarer piece, being signed by the author. vg/--.
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Price: $150.00
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Men Who Changed The Map: A.D. 400 to 1914. Erick Berry, Herbert Best.
Men Who Changed The Map: A.D. 400 to 1914
New York: Funk & Wagnalls, 1967. "This basic backgrounds book will give young readers a vital sense of the flow of history through the lives and accomplishments of its major leaders." Very good in edge worn dust jacket, with several small tears near the spine. Internally clean. Many illustrations and...
[Item #WDH00082]   more info
Price: $10.00
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The English Lake District In Pictures. Norman Birkett, Rt. Hon.
The English Lake District In Pictures
New York: W.W. Norton & Company. Harcover in dust jacket. Odhams Britain Illustrated Series. vg/vg-.
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Price: $4.00
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Obiter Dicta (First Series). Augustine Birrell.
Obiter Dicta (First Series)
London: Elliot Stock, 1886.
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Price: $100.00
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The Lost Boys of Sudan
Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 2005. (The Lost Boys of Sudan An American Story of the Refugee Experience) First printing. Tan cloth spine with brown lettering. Brown paper front and back boards. Bumping to top and bottom of spine. vg/vg.
[Item #WDH00108]   more info
Price: $15.00
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The English World: History, Character, and People. Blake.
The English World: History, Character, and People
New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc. 1982. A fantastic written and pictorial record of the English as a unique culture and history. Hundreds of illustrations, maps and pictures from England's storied past. Very good with previous owner's name and stamp to inside and stamp to top of text block, in...
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The Decameron - Heritage Press. John Boccaccio.
The Decameron - Heritage Press
New York: The Heritage Press, 1940. (The Decameron: The Modell of Wit, Mirth, Eloquence and Conversation) Special Edition with slipcase. Good plus in good minus slipcase. g+/g-.
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Price: $5.00
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Songs of the Gael - 1922. Padruig Breathnach.
Songs of the Gael - 1922
Dublin: Brown and Nolan, Limited, 1922. (Songs Of The Gael: A Collection of Anglo-irish Songs and Ballads Wedded to Old Traditional Irish Airs). vg-/--.
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Price: $65.00
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A Royal Duty (signed). Paul Burrell.
A Royal Duty (signed)
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2003. hardback, author's signature to the title page. Burrell, butler to Diana, Princess of Wales, reveals his experience serving the royal family. Bumping ot the head and tail of the spine, bright, clean condition, dust jakcet has bumping to the corners of the front and...
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Price: $36.00
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Cook's Voyages in the Southern Hemisphere and Around the World (Second Voyage). Jacques Cook, James.
Cook's Voyages in the Southern Hemisphere and Around the World (Second Voyage)
Paris: Hotel de Thou, 1778. (Voyage dans l'hemisphere austral, et autour du monde, fait sur les vaisseaux de roi, l'aventure, et le resolution, en 1772, 1773, 1774 et 1775) Complete in four volumes. Extensively illustrated with fold out maps and full page engravings. Bound in contemporary full brown leather, with...
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Price: $4,750.00
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England
Philadelphia: The John C. Winston Company, 1899. (England: Picturesque and Descriptive Reminiscences of Foreign Travel) First edition thus, hardback, two-volume, illustrated with photographs. Bumping to the head and tail of the spines, rubbing to the corners of the front and back boards, beautifully gilted illustrations and text to the front...
[Item #WDH00044]   more info
Price: $76.00
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The Discovery of the East. G. R. Crone.
The Discovery of the East
New York: St. Martin's Press, 1972. Crone was the head map curator at the Royal Georgraphical Society for fifty years. His book provides a detailed study of east-west relations during the exploration period. Bumping to the head and tail of the spine and the corners of the front and back...
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Price: $16.00
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Scotland and the Union
london: John Murray Ltd, 1977. First edition. Blue cloth with gilt lettering on spine. vg/vg.
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A Scandinavian Saga. Bo G. Erikson, Carl O. Lofman.
A Scandinavian Saga
Sweden: Natur Och Kultur, 1987. A prehistoric history of Sweden and Scandinavia. Oversized and includes hundreds of photographs by Carl O Lofman. vg+/vg.
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Price: $20.00
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Manuscrit De L'An Trois. Baron Fain.
Manuscrit De L'An Trois
Paris: A. Dupont, 1828. (Manuscrit De L'An Trois (1794-1795) contenant les premieres transactions des puissance de l'Europe avec La Republique Francaise, et le tableau des derniers evenemens du Regime Conventionnel, pour servir a l'histoire du cabinet de cette epoque) First edition account of the third year of the French Republic...
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Price: $80.00
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Castle of Chillon and its Prisoner; including Byron's Prisoner of Chillon. G. Barry Gifford.
Castle of Chillon and its Prisoner; including Byron's Prisoner of Chillon
Lausanne: Edwin Frankfurter. Small paperback edition. Creased rear board along with fading to edges. Internal pages are clear with little to no tanning. g/--.
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Price: $5.00
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Journey Back from Hell. Anton Gill.
Journey Back from Hell
New York: William Morrow and Company, 1989. (Journey Back from Hell: An Oral History - Conversations with Concentration Camp Survivors) First US edition. White cloth spine with black lettering. vg/vg.
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Memoirs (signed). Mikhail Gorbachev.
Memoirs (signed)
New York: Doudleday, 1996. First edition, first printing, signed by author on title page. Both book and dust jacket are clean and bright in fine condition. A wonderful venture into the life and philosophy of the former president of the Soviet Union. fn/fn.
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Price: $960.00
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Perestroika: New Thinking for Our Country and the World (signed). Mikhail Gorbachev.
Perestroika: New Thinking for Our Country and the World (signed)
New York: Harper & Row, 1987. First edition, first printing, signed by author on title page. Book and dust jacket are both clean and bright in fine unread condition. Dust jacket is not price-clipped. A beautiful copy and remarkable piece of history from the great fall of communist Russia. fn/fn.
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Price: $1,600.00
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Next Century (signed). David Halberstam.
Next Century (signed)
New York: William Morrow and Company, 1991. First edition, first printing, signed by author on title page. Book and dust jacket are both clean and bright in fine unread condition. A beautiful copy. fn/fn.
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Price: $80.00
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John Harris' Voyages. John Harris.
John Harris' Voyages
London: Printed for T. Woodward, A. Ward, S. Birt, etc. 1744-1748. (Navigantium atque Itinerantium Bibliotheca or, a Complete Collection of Voyages and Travels Consisting of Above Six hundred of the most Authentic Writers) First edition thus. First expanded edition following the first edition of 1705. Two volumes, folio, bound in...
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Price: $15,200.00
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Hiroshima
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1946. First edition of one of the earliest accounts of the impact of the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan in August of 1945. Ex-library (Naval Air Station Library, Norfolk, VA), scattered underlining, else very good. No jacket. vg-/--.
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