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Age Of Optimism (Milestones Of History Series), Palmer, Alan (Editor)
1 Age Of Optimism (Milestones Of History Series)
Palmer, Alan (Editor): Newsweek Books; New York, New York 1974 0882250728 / 9780882250724
Presumed First Edition Hard Cover Fine in Fine Dust Jacket: 9 x 11.5 in.: 158 pages 

004198004198: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Covers Historical Period From 1803 to 1854, including sections on: The Louisiana Purchase * Beethoven's Rededicated Masterpiece * The Voyage of 'Fulton's Folly' * 'General' Lud's Army * Retreat From Russia * The Reshaping of Europe * End Of An Empire * Death Of A Poet * The People's President * The Age Of Steam * A Revolution In Agriculture * 'Remember The Alamo! ' * A Manifesto For The Masses * The Compromise Of 1850 * Queen Victoria's Crystal Palace * Perry Opens Japan. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book

Price: 15.50 USD
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Before Columbus: Links Between The Old World And Ancient America, Gordon, Cyrus B.
2 Before Columbus: Links Between The Old World And Ancient America
Gordon, Cyrus B.: Crown Publisher, Inc.; New York, New York 1971 
First Edition: Third Printing Hard Cover Fine in Very Good Dust Jacket: 6.25 x 9.25 in.: 224 pages 

011293011293: Bookjacket/dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Dustjacket has several repaired edge cuts. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. LCCN# 74-127500. "A revolutionary treatise by one of the world's most eminent scholars, BEFORE COLUMBUS provides startling new evidence linking ancient Mesoamerica with the civilizations of Europe, Africa, and Asia. Thoroughly documented, the culmination of a lifetime of research, the book vividly demonstrates that transoceanic travel across the Atlantic and Pacific to the New World was taking place as long as five thousand years ago."

Price: 59.00 USD
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Comparative Politics (A Policy Approach), Kryzanek, Michael J.
3 Comparative Politics (A Policy Approach)
Kryzanek, Michael J.: Westview Press - Perseus Books Group; Boulder, Colorado 2004 0813341027 / 9780813341026
First Printing Hard Cover Fine with no Dust Jacket: 6.25 x 9.25 in.: 524 pages 

006531006531: Printing Number Line (10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1) . Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "A unique text in that it integrates a comprehensive study of eight nations with critical policy issues facing those nations. The individual chapters on the United States, the United Kingdom, the Russian Federation, Japan, China, Mexico, South Africa and Iraq provide a wide-ranging examination of nations that are representative of the diversity in decision-making frameworks and political development in the international community. Comparative Politics: A Policy Approach is designed to guide the reader through a series of discussions on key political milestones in the nationís history, the structure of government, the relationship of citizen to state, the role played by political parties, groups and elections, the shape and influence of the political elite, the current status of the political economy and the future direction of the nation in a global environment. The author accents the importance of comparative links among the various countries and uses supplementary data to deepen understanding of the governing climate, political conditions, and most importantly the policy challenges facing each of the eight nations. Comparative Politics: A Policy Approach is an up to date, thorough, and readable examination of eight nations that are in the forefront of government and politics in the world today. "

Price: 39.50 USD
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Duh! The Stupid History Of The Human Race, Fenster, Bob
4 Duh! The Stupid History Of The Human Race
Fenster, Bob: Barnes & Noble - Andrews McMeel Publishing; 2003 0760750521 / 9780760750520
Presumed First Edition Hard Cover Fine in Fine Dust Jacket: 5.25 x 7.25 in.: 276 pages Illustrated by Matthew Taylor 

003231003231: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. "A hilarious collection of the stupid things that people do. Part I: The Stupid Chronicles; Part 2: Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Stupidity but Were Too Smart to Ask; Part 3: How to Destupify. " Scarce, Out Of Print, Book.

Price: 13.50 USD
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History Of Aviation, Munson, John W. R. Taylor / Kenneth
5 History Of Aviation
Munson, John W. R. Taylor / Kenneth: Crown Publishers; New York, New York 1975 0706402413 / 9780706402414
Hard Cover Very Good in Good Dust Jacket: 9.75 x 13.75 in.: 511 pages 

003807003807: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Lower corner of front board is bumped, top of front flyleaf is clipped and back of dustjacket is wrinkled. Otherwise, boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. "The Full Story Of Flight * 1500 Illustrations * Color Throughout. There have been many histories of human flight, but never one like this. An unrivaled team of international writers, photographers and artists, many of them pilots, aircraft designers and technicians, have recorded every aspect of the most exciting technical achievement of our century in over 500 pages of highly factual narrative and full-color illustration. " Scarce, Out Of Print, Book.

Price: 26.00 USD
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Ships & How They Sailed The Seven Seas (5000 B. C. - A. D. 1935), Van Loon, Hendrik Willem
6 Ships & How They Sailed The Seven Seas (5000 B. C. - A. D. 1935)
Van Loon, Hendrik Willem: Simon & Schuster; New York, New York 1935 
Presumed First Edition Hard Cover Very Good with no Dust Jacket: 5.25 x 7.75 in.: 311 pages Illustrated by Hendrik Willem Van Loon 

005573005573: "New York Readers' League of America. " Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked (except for prior owner's name and date - 5/4/42 neatly inscribed at top of front flyleaf) , bright (with overall even page tanning) , tightly bound and sharp cornered. Contains many line drawings throughout. Content Chapters include: In The Beginning * The Early Ships of the River Nile and of the Eastern Mediterranean * The Beginning of Shipbuilding in the Eastern Half of the Mediterranean * The Beginning of Navigation in Northern Europe * Ships of the Mediterranean During the Middle Ages * What Finally Became of the Old Mediterranean Galleys and Why They Disappeared * The Ancient World Comes to an End Insofar as its Ships are Concerned and a New Floating World Makes Its Appearance * The Ships That Explored the Surface of our Planet * The Full-Rigged Ship Makes Its Appearance * I Return From Mere Monsters to the Ships of The Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries * Seafaring Life in the Days of Nelson *A Short Catechism on the Appearance and the Arrangement of Different Sorts of Boats * Steam Gives Its First Faint Puffs * Steam Puffs A Little Harder * What of the Future?

Price: 49.50 USD
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The Ages Of Mathematics Volume Two (Mathematics East And West), Linn, Charles F.
7 The Ages Of Mathematics Volume Two (Mathematics East And West)
Linn, Charles F.: Doubleday & Company; Garden City, New York 1977 0385112165 / 9780385112161
First Edition Hard Cover Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket: 6.25 x 9.5 in.: 151 pages 

005956005956: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Stated First Edition. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Copy is NOT ex-library; but rather a beautiful Very Good to Near Fine condition volume, with a Very Good dustjacket, which is lightly worn along the edges. "The Ages Of Mathematics is a nonmathematical survey in four volumes which deals with the history of mathematics from its simplest beginnings to its modern complexities. Written in a lively, conversational way, these books are necessary and not-to-be-missed readings for the young mathematician. ": Vol. 2

Price: 126.00 USD
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The Concise History Of Costume And Fashion, Laver, James
8 The Concise History Of Costume And Fashion
Laver, James: Harry N. Abrams; New York, New York 1960 
Presumed First Edition Hard Cover Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket: 6 x 8.5 in.: 288 pages 

006581006581: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Book is undated, but believe published in 1960 based upon content. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Boards are Dark Red with Bright Gilt Lettering on Spine. Contains 315 Illustrations, including 58 in Full Color. Book has the usual library markings on edge page and inside book, indicating it is Ex-Library. Covers and content pages are clean, tight and appear to have no markings other than Library's. "Presents in this book the underlying motives of fashions well as a survey of the history of costume. He (Laver) sets out to describe the means which have been adopted to satisfy the three urges which led mankind to wear clothes: the desire for protection against cold, heat, insects, and the evil eye; the desire to enhance the personality by sartorial display; and the desire to attract the opposite sex. ": Ex-Library

Price: 28.00 USD
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The Grand Days Of Travel, Owen, Charles
9 The Grand Days Of Travel
Owen, Charles: Mayflower Books; New York, New York 1979 083173955X / 9780831739553
First American Edition: First Printing Hard Cover Fine in Fine Dust Jacket: 9 x 11.25 in.: 208 pages 

005732005732: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. "Over 150 illustrations in color and black-and-white illuminate and complement the text. A fascinating and visually beautiful book about luxury travel in its heyday, the years between the two World Wars. The glamour of travel by ship, train, car and airplane recaptures some of the style and flavor, the ambience and the environment, of better-off travellers and those who served them on stations, quays and airports; in hotels and restaurants, on board ocean liners, trains and airplanes, in motor cars, rickshaws and taxi cabs. " Scarce, Out Of Print, Book.

Price: 18.00 USD
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The Timetables Of History (A Horizontal Linkage Of People And Events), Grun, Bernard (Author) / Boorstin, Daniel J. (Foreword By)
10 The Timetables Of History (A Horizontal Linkage Of People And Events)
Grun, Bernard (Author) / Boorstin, Daniel J. (Foreword By): Simon and Schuster; New York, New York 1982 0671249878 / 9780671249878
Revised Edition: Fifth Printing Hard Cover Fine in Fine Dust Jacket: 8.5 x 11 in.: 676 pages 

004409004409: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Content pages are unpaginated, but believe it has 676 pages. "Based on Werner Stein's Kulturfahrplan." Foreword by Daniel J. Boorstin. "Who Did What Concurrently Through The Ages Of Man In: History and Politics * Literature & The Theater * Religion and Philosophy * Visual Arts * Music * Science and Technology *Daily Life." Scarce, Out Of Print, Book.

Price: 17.00 USD
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