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The Literary History of the Middle Ages: Comprehending an Account of the State of Learning, from the Close of the Reign of Augustus, to its Revival in the Fifteenth Century

By: Berington, Rev. Joseph

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, David Bogue: 1846

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 2948

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Covers show light wear at edges with slightly more wear at spine ends and to raised spine bands. Spine slightly toned. Binding sound. Very clean internally. ; Period fine bound in 3/4 green leather with raised bands and gilt decoration on spine. Green buckram cloth covered boards, marbled block edge, and marbled endpapers also add to this books appeal. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 469 pages View more info

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A Popular History of the United States from the First Discovery of the Western Hemisphere...

By: Bryant, William Cullen; Gay, Sydney Howard

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner, Armstrong, and Company: 1876

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 3056

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Bound in 3/4 green leather with marbled paper covered boards and marbled end pages. Covers show moderate rubbing to edges. Hinges are tinder. Former owner's name stamped on title page. Otherwise clean and tight for the grade. Includes only volume 1 of 4 volume set. ; Vol. 1; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 583 pages View more info

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A Popular History of the United States from the First Discovery of the Western Hemisphere...

By: Bryant, William Cullen; Gay, Sydney Howard

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner, Armstrong, and Company: 1878

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 3057

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Bound in 3/4 green leather with marbled paper covered boards and marbled end pages. Covers show moderate rubbing to edges. Former owner's name stamped on title page. Otherwise clean and tight for the grade. Includes only volume 2 of 4 volume set. ; Vol. 2; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 634 pages View more info

The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volumes 1 & 2

By: Gibbon, Edward

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: N.D.

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2687

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Both volumes show light to moderate wear. Both volumes have sound bindings with no internal markings and slightly toned pages. ; Earlier 2 volume printing with volume 1 covering the years 180 to 476 and volume 2 covering the years 476 to 1461. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Great Adventures

By: Law, Frederick Houk

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Globe Book Company: 1956

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 3689

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Very slight edge bumps & rubs. Head & tail of spine shelf dented & rubbed. Previous owner name on fep. Clean and otherwise fine. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 384 pages View more info

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Ten Days That Shook the World

By: Reed, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Modern Library: 1935

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 5879

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Covers show light wear at edges. Toning to pastedowns, otherwise clean inside. Price sticker from "The White House" for 95 cents on the rear pastedown. Jacket toned with wear and a small amount of loss at corners and wear, mostly around spine edge. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 371 pages View more info

Essays on the Renaissance and the Classical Tradition

By: Trapp, J. B.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Variorum/Gower Publishing Group: 1990

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4804

ISBN: 0860782727

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Cover corners show slight rubbing. The spine ends are also bumped and creased slightly. The book is signed to "Dick" with an illegible two word inscription and the author's "J" signature on the ffep. "Dick" was humanities professor Richard J Schoeck who also signed and dated the book on the title page and embossed his blind stamp on the title page. Also includes a laid in slip from the University of London "With Author's Compliments"; Vari... View more info

The First Americans in North Africa. William Eaton's Struggle for a Vigorous Policy Against the Barbary Pirates, 1799-1805

By: Wright, Louis B; MacLeod, Julia H.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Princeton, Princeton University Press: 1945

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4806

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Covers show light wear at corners with slight toning along cover edges. Personal inscription to Megan Lloyd on ffep by Louis B. Wright & dated June 25, 1968. End pages and text edges are lightly and evenly toned. Jacket is also toned with a small amount of rubbing and a few small chips at spine head. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 227 pages; Signed by Author View more info