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Charles II: Makers Of History Series

By: Abbott, Jacob

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1901

Store ID: 010518

Condition: Fine with No Dust Jacket as issued


010518: No Jacket As Issued. Boards are dark maroon with large black sword emblem on front and black lettering with lines on spine. Originally written in 1849. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered (except for light rubbing at spine top/bottom). Illustrated throughout with 14 engravings, plus frontispiece (of The Dutch Squadron in the Thames). Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Charles II's youth was spent in exile in France, while his father was kept in captivity by Parliament. Though he nominally became King of England at his father's death, he was... View more info

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Henry IV: Makers Of History Series

By: Abbott, Jacob

Price: $17.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1901

Store ID: 010522

Condition: Fine with No Dust Jacket as issued


010522: No Jacket As Issued. Boards are dark maroon with large black sword emblem on front and black lettering with lines on spine. Originally written in 1856. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered (except for light rubbing at spine top/bottom). Illustrated throughout with 9 engravings. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Henry IV came to the throne of France during a period of terrible religious and political strife. The kingdom was in the throes of civil war between Huguenots and Catholics, but the religious aspects of the conflict masked even greate... View more info

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Hortense: Makers Of History Series

By: Abbott, Jacob

Price: $17.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1901

Store ID: 010524

Condition: Fine with No Dust Jacket as issued


010524: No Jacket As Issued. Boards are dark maroon with large black sword emblem on front and black lettering with lines on spine. Originally written in 1870. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered (except for light rubbing at spine top/bottom). Illustrated throughout with 11 engravings. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "The career of Hernando Cortez is one of the most wild and adventurous recorded in the annals of fact or fiction, and yet all the prominent events in his wondrous history are well authenticated. All truth carries with itself an import... View more info

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Louis Philippe: Makers Of History Series

By: Abbott, Jacob

Price: $17.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1901

Store ID: 010526

Condition: Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


010526: No Jacket As Issued. Boards are dark maroon with large black sword emblem on front and black lettering with lines on spine. Originally written in 1871. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright (except for light tanning on four pages where another paper was left inserted previously), tightly bound and sharp cornered (except for light rubbing at spine top/bottom). Illustrated throughout with 16 engravings, plus frontispiece (of Louis Philippe at the Hotel de Ville). Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Louis Philippe was the son of the Duke of Orleans, the wealthy and liberal arist... View more info

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Peter The Great: Makers Of History Series

By: Abbott, Jacob

Price: $17.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1901

Store ID: 010528

Condition: Fine with No Dust Jacket as issued


010528: No Jacket As Issued. Boards are dark maroon with large black sword emblem on front and black lettering with lines on spine. Originally written in 1859. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered (except for light rubbing at spine top/bottom). Illustrated throughout with 10 engravings, plus frontispiece (of a Portrait of Peter). Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "By sheer force of will, Peter the Great single-handedly imposed modernization on a highly resistant Russia. He overcame foes from within his country, including his sister Sophia, whom the ... View more info

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Richard II: Makers Of History Series

By: Abbott, Jacob

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1902

Store ID: 010532

Condition: Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


010532: No Jacket As Issued. Boards are dark maroon with large black sword emblem on front and black lettering with lines on spine. Originally written in 1858. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked (except for prior owner's name neatly stamped at top of front flyleaf), bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered (except for light rubbing at spine top/bottom). Illustrated throughout with 31 engravings, plus frontispiece (of Parley With The Insurgents). Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "The first several chapters of Richard II recap the turbulent reigns of the previous Plantagenet kings includin... View more info

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Who Sailed On Titanic? (The Definitive Passenger Lists)

By: Beavis, Debbie

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Surrey, England, Ian Allan Publishing: 2002

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 007536

ISBN: 071102880X

Condition: Fine in Very Good Dust Jacket


007536: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Dustjacket has small well-repaired cut at edge of DJ. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "The search for the definitive passenger list of Titanic has consumed researchers for 90 years. Lists marketed under various names invariably prove to be compilations drawn from several sources, often perpetuating earlier inaccuracies and with no citations whatsoever. Numerous lists of passengers' names were compiled before and after the tragedy by shipping lines and government departments on both sides of the Atlantic. Now here for the first ti... View more info

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Who Sailed On Titanic? (The Definitive Passenger Lists)

By: Beavis, Debbie

Price: $24.50

Publisher: Surrey, England, Ian Allan Publishing: 2002

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 007781

ISBN: 071102880X

Condition: Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket


007781: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Dustjacket has a long well-repaired cut in front of dustjacket and the edge of pp.225-226 is wrinkled. Otherwise, boards and pages are clean, unmarked, sharp cornered and tightly bound. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "The search for the definitive passenger list of Titanic has consumed researchers for 90 years. Lists marketed under various names invariably prove to be compilations drawn from several sources, often perpetuating earlier inaccuracies and with no citations whatsoever. Numerous lists of passengers' names were compil... View more info

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The Man In The Iron Mask (The True Story Of The Most Famous Prisoner In History And The Four Musketeers)

By: MacDonald, Roger

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, England, Constable & Robinson, Ltd.: 2005

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 007668

ISBN: 1845291018

Condition: New in New Dust Jacket


007668: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. BRAND NEW. Dustjacket, boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "They never existed and were simply bastards of my imagination,' said Alexandre Dumas, of his famous Three Musketeers, but this is untrue. Athos, Aramis and Porthos were flesh and blood. Their supposedly fictional duel with Cardinal Richelieu's guards actually took place in 1640 and Charles d'Artagnan, a teenager on his first day in Paris, fought alongside the Musketeers. Many other elements of t... View more info

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The Man In The Iron Mask (The True Story Of The Most Famous Prisoner In History And The Four Musketeers)

By: MacDonald, Roger

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, England, Constable & Robinson, Ltd.: 2005

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 007669

ISBN: 1845291018

Condition: New in New Dust Jacket


007669: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. BRAND NEW. Dustjacket, boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "They never existed and were simply bastards of my imagination,' said Alexandre Dumas, of his famous Three Musketeers, but this is untrue. Athos, Aramis and Porthos were flesh and blood. Their supposedly fictional duel with Cardinal Richelieu's guards actually took place in 1640 and Charles d'Artagnan, a teenager on his first day in Paris, fought alongside the Musketeers. Many other elements of t... View more info

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Who's Who in America, 1914-1915, Vol. VIII [8] : A Biographical Dictionary Of Notable Living Men And Women In The United States

By: Marquis, Albert Nelson (Editor)

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, A. N. Marquis & Company: 1914

Edition: Eighth Edition

Store ID: 010510

Condition: Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


010510: No Jacket As Issued. Original Red Cloth Boards and pages are clean (except for small marks on outside of boards), unmarked (except for partial label on front flyleaf and pocket residue on inside front cover), bright, tightly bound, and sharp cornered (except for lightly worn board corners and spine edges). "This Eighth Edition, or Vol. VIII (for 1914-1915) contains 21,459 sketches (4,426 of which appeared in no previous issue). It aims to give a brief, crisp personal sketch of every living man and woman in the United States whose position or achievements make his or her personal... View more info

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Who's Who in America, 1922-1923, Vol. 12 : A Biographical Dictionary Of Notable Living Men And Women In The United States

By: Marquis, Albert Nelson (Editor)

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, A. N. Marquis & Company: 1922

Edition: Twelfth Edition

Store ID: 010512

Condition: Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


010512: No Jacket As Issued. Original Red Cloth Boards and pages are clean, unmarked (except for partial label on front flyleaf and pocket residue on inside front cover, plus has some pencil marks on pages indicating persons of interest), bright, tightly bound, and sharp cornered (except for lightly worn board corners and spine edges). "This Twelfth Edition, or Vol. 12 (for 1922-1923) contains 24,278 sketches (3,339 of which appeared in no previous issue). It aims to give a brief, crisp personal sketch of every living man and woman in the United States whose position or achievements mak... View more info

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Who's Who in America, 1924-1925, Vol. 13 : A Biographical Dictionary Of Notable Living Men And Women In The United States

By: Marquis, Albert Nelson (Editor)

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, A. N. Marquis & Company: 1924

Edition: Thirteenth Edition

Store ID: 010513

Condition: Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


010513: No Jacket As Issued. Original Red Cloth Boards and pages are clean, unmarked (except for partial label on front flyleaf and pocket residue on inside front cover, plus has some pencil marks on pages indicating persons of interest), bright, tightly bound, and sharp cornered (except for lightly worn board corners and spine edges). "This Thirteenth Edition, or Vol. 13 (for 1924-1925) contains 25,357 sketches (2,774 of which appeared in no previous issue). It aims to give a brief, crisp personal sketch of every living man and woman in the United States whose position or achievements ... View more info

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Who's Who in America, 1926-1927, Vol. 14 : A Biographical Dictionary Of Notable Living Men And Women In The United States

By: Marquis, Albert Nelson (Editor)

Price: $31.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, A. N. Marquis & Company: 1926

Edition: Fourteenth Edition

Store ID: 010514

Condition: Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


010514: No Jacket As Issued. Original Red Cloth Boards and pages are clean, unmarked (except for partial label on front flyleaf, pocket residue on inside front cover, plus has some pencil marks on pages indicating persons of interest, and a small white mark on edge of front board), bright, tightly bound (except for light wrinkling of some front pages), and sharp cornered (except for worn board corners and spine edges). "This Fourteenth Edition, or Vol. 14 (for 1926-1927) contains 26,915 sketches (3,491 of which appeared in no previous issue). It aims to give a brief, crisp personal sket... View more info

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Who's Who in America, 1928-1929, Vol. 15 : A Biographical Dictionary Of Notable Living Men And Women In The United States

By: Marquis, Albert Nelson (Editor)

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, A. N. Marquis & Company: 1928

Edition: Fifteenth Edition

Store ID: 010515

Condition: Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


010515: No Jacket As Issued. Original Red Cloth Boards and pages are clean, unmarked (except for partial label on front flyleaf, pocket residue on inside front cover, plus has some pencil marks on pages indicating persons of interest, bright, tightly bound (except for light wrinkling of some front pages), and sharp cornered (except for worn board corners and spine edges). "This Fifteenth Edition, or Vol. 15 (for 1928-1929) contains 28,805 sketches (3,931 of which appeared in no previous issue). It aims to give a brief, crisp personal sketch of every living man and woman in the United Sta... View more info

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A Study Of Thomas Hardy

By: Symons, Arthur

Price: $175.00

Publisher: London, England, Chas. J. Sawyer, Grafton House: 1927

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 010252

Condition: Fine with No Dust Jacket as issued


010252: No Jacket As Issued. Boards now protected by a new Brodart Archival Mylar Cover. This edition was limited to 350 numbered copies, of which this copy is no. 337. Published in "MCMXXVII" (1927). Contains a Portrait of Hardy by Alvin Coburn as the tissue-protected frontispiece. Binding is dark red spine and boards with gilt lettering. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book.: 7 x 8.75 in.: 70 pages View more info