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What A Year It Was! 1948

By: Cohn, Beverly

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Marina Del Rey, California, MMS Publishing: 1997

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 013924


013924: Bookjacket/dustjacket now protected by a New Brodart Mylar Cover. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Book is designed to be given as a Special Present to someone born, married, or who had some other significant event in this year. "A walk back in time to revisit what life was like in the year that has special meaning for you." Filled with photos, pictures of advertisements, and stories about the Politics and Wo... View more info

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Duh! The Stupid History Of The Human Race

By: Fenster, Bob

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Barnes & Noble - Andrews McMeel Publishing: 2003

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 003231


003231: 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. : 5.25 x 7.25 in.: 276 pages View more info

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Before Columbus: Links Between The Old World And Ancient America

By: Gordon, Cyrus B.

Price: $59.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Crown Publisher, Inc.: 1971

Edition: First Edition: Third Printing

Store ID: 011293


011293: 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... View more info

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The Timetables Of History (A Horizontal Linkage Of People And Events)

By: Grun, Bernard (Author) / Boorstin, Daniel J. (Foreword By)

Price: $17.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Simon and Schuster: 1982

Edition: Revised Edition: Fifth Printing

Store ID: 004409


004409: 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. : 8.5 x 11 in.: 676 pages View more info

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Comparative Politics (A Policy Approach)

By: Kryzanek, Michael J.

Price: $39.50

Publisher: Boulder, Colorado, Westview Press - Perseus Books Group: 2004

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 006531


006531: 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 politica... View more info

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The Concise History Of Costume And Fashion

By: Laver, James

Price: $28.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Harry N. Abrams: 1960

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 006581


006581: 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 ... View more info

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The Ages Of Mathematics Volume Two (Mathematics East And West)

By: Linn, Charles F.

Price: $126.00

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Doubleday & Company: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Store ID: 005956


005956: 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, conversatio... View more info

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History Of Aviation

By: Munson, John W. R. Taylor / Kenneth

Price: $26.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Crown Publishers: 1975

Store ID: 003807


003807: 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 an... View more info

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The Grand Days Of Travel

By: Owen, Charles

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Mayflower Books: 1979

Edition: First American Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 005732


005732: 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 ... View more info

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Age Of Optimism (Milestones Of History Series)

By: Palmer, Alan (Editor)

Price: $15.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Newsweek Books: 1974

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 004198


004198: 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 Compromis... View more info

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Ships & How They Sailed The Seven Seas (5000 B. C. - A. D. 1935)

By: Van Loon, Hendrik Willem

Price: $49.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Simon & Schuster: 1935

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 005573


005573: "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 i... View more info