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Image for Montana -  the magazine of western history - Winter, 1960

Montana - the magazine of western history - Winter, 1960

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Helena, Historical Society of Montana: 1960

Seller ID: 000701


80 pages thoroughly illustrated. Articles about C.M. Russell, Richard Trimble, Issiwun:...Northern Cheyenne, Fred Whiteside, Idaho gold rush, barbed wire. Clean and tight; covers lightly shelf rubbed. View more info

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Legacy from the Past: A Portfolio of Eighty-eight Original Williamsburg Buildings

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Williamsburg, VA, The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation: 1972

Seller ID: 001586


78 pages; thickly illustrated entirely with color photos.Clean and tight, about unblemished. View more info

Image for Portuguese Pavilion, 1998 Lisbon World Exposition - Official Catalogue

Portuguese Pavilion, 1998 Lisbon World Exposition - Official Catalogue

By: N/A

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Parque Expo: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002566


290 pages; numerous color illustrations. A history with emphasis on Portugal's accomplishments on and across the oceans, including Asia, Mozambique and Brazil. Excellent Bibliographies. English text. View more info

Image for De Tordesilhas ao Mercosul: Uma Exposição da História Diplomática Brasileira

De Tordesilhas ao Mercosul: Uma Exposição da História Diplomática Brasileira

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: BR Petrobras:

Seller ID: 002601


52 pages; duotone illustrations. View more info

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10th Tour of Old Houses

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cape May County, N.J., Cape May County Art League: 1958

Seller ID: 003316


8-page pamphlet with a map of Cape May County and location of the houses. 17 houses and public buildings are described on following pages. These pamphlets were folded across the middle and mailed: this copy has the address in ink with a 2-cent stamp. View more info

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11th Tour of Old Houses - 350th Anniversary, Cape May County

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cape May County, N.J., Cape May County Art League: 1959

Seller ID: 003317


8-page pamphlet with a map of Cape May County and location of the houses. 23 houses and public buildings are described on following pages. These pamphlets were folded across the middle and mailed: this copy has the address in ink. View more info

Image for America from Amerigo Vespucci to The Louisiana Purchase

America from Amerigo Vespucci to The Louisiana Purchase

By: (Pierpont Morgan Library)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Nerw York, The Pierpont Morgan Library: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002299


66 pages; b&w illustrations. "Descriptions of 150 items which are significant reminders of the development of the American nation." Only a small number are illustrated. View more info

Image for Historical Letters, Manuscripts & Rare Books - Catalogue 278

Historical Letters, Manuscripts & Rare Books - Catalogue 278

By: (Rendell, Kenneth W.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Wellesley, Mass, Kenneth W. Rendell Gallery:

Seller ID: 004131


No date. 88 pages, illustrated. Not numbered but well over 300 autographs on letters, documents, baseballs, photographs, and other materials. Clean throughout. View more info

Image for Let Us Now Praise Famous Men, Three Tenant Families

Let Us Now Praise Famous Men, Three Tenant Families

By: Agee, James; Walker Evans

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company, The Riverside Press: 1960

Seller ID: 004980


471 pages; a series of Evans' photographs resides ahead of the title page. The Foreword, "James Agee In 1936", is written by Evans. The preface from the first edition, probably by Agee, is retained. A very nice copy of this famous piece written while working under the Farm Security Adninistration. Clean throughout; tight binding View more info

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Rome and the Barbarians, The Birth of a New World

By: Aillagon, Jean-Jacques (edited by) with the scientific coordination of Umberto Roberto and Yann Riviere

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Milan / Venice, Skira editore / Palazzo Grassi: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004832


692 pages; numerous color illustrations. Notes and Bibliography; Glossary; Chronology; List of Works on Display (the exhibition) by country of origin. Published in coordination with the exhibition in Venice, Bonn and Rome. History of the First to tenth centuries through the vector of art. "The commingling of civilizations, the opening, the integration of worships and traditions, the dissemination of knowledge, mutual enrichment and even cultural diversity gives evid... View more info

Image for Anchored Yesterdays: The Log Book of Savannah's Voyage Across a Georgia Century -  in Ten Watches

Anchored Yesterdays: The Log Book of Savannah's Voyage Across a Georgia Century - in Ten Watches

By: Barrow, Elfrida De Renne and Laura Palmer Bell

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Savannah, Georgia, Little House: 1966

Edition: second edition/second printing

Seller ID: 001219


122 pages; illustrated throughout with wood engravings, most are decorated capitals; set and printed by hand; this, the second edition was in 1956 the first book printed by the Ashantilly Press following the 1923 limited edition; "an informal record of early Savannah and colonial Georgia." Clean and tight within; beverage glass ring-stains on back wrapper panel; light soiling on front; a couple very small tears at the wrapper's edge, but no loss. View more info

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The Italians

By: Barzini, Luigi

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, Atheneum: 1985

Seller ID: 002906


352 pages with maps. A classic guidebook to the country, its people and its culture. View more info

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Kyoto

By: Bayrd, Edwin

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Newsweek: 1974

Seller ID: 002094


172 pages; numerous illustrations, most in color, including photography and reproductions of artworks. Kyoto in History; Kyoto in Literature; Reference, including chronology and a guide to the ancient capital site with map. Decorative endpapers. DeLuxe Edition, nearly fine. View more info

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Greenwich Village: Culture and Counterculture

By: Beard, Rick and Leslie Cohen Berlowitz (Edited by)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New Brunswick, New Jersey, Rutgers University Press for The Museum of the City of New York: 1993

Seller ID: 003825


420 pages; numerous b&w illustrations, including photographs by Jacb Riis. A collection of essays that explores the long history of the neighborhood and its changing groups of residents. Fascinating throughout. Clean, tight binding; head of the spine is chipped. View more info

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Willimantic, Industry and Community

By: Beardsley, Thomas R.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Willimantic, Connecticut, Windham Textile & History Museum: 1994

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 004529


244 pages; b&w illustrations. A history the product of research and interviews with longtime residents; some interviews from an earlier Oral History project. Clean throughout; tight binding, no tears or marks. View more info

Image for Lord Macaulay: Victorian Rebel

Lord Macaulay: Victorian Rebel

By: Beatty, Richmond Croom

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Norman, Univ. of Oklahoma Press: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000684


388 pages. Blue cloth boards w/ gilt titles. Frontispiece portrait from an engraving from a Claudet photograph. Clean and tight. View more info

Image for Background With Figures: Autobiography of Cecilia Beaux

Background With Figures: Autobiography of Cecilia Beaux

By: Beaux, Cecilia

Price: $325.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002968


356 pages; 27 illustrations, including frontispiece; index. Well told. Light blue paper boards with dark blue cloth backing, paper titles label on the spine. Spine darkened; titles label cracked but whole; innards clean and tight, about fine. View more info

Image for The Hundredth Year: The United States in 1876

The Hundredth Year: The United States in 1876

By: Bergamini, John D.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, G.P Putnam's Sons: 1976

Seller ID: 004682


402 pages; b&w illustrations. Bibliography. What happened during the year 1876: the author takes a day-by-day historical excursion though the year. Clean throughout; tight binding. View more info

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Cultural Atlas of the Renaissance

By: Black, C.F.; Mark Greengrass; David Howarth; [et al.]

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Prentice Hall: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001999


240 pages; densely illustrated in color with photographs, artworks, maps. Not ignoring the art, the book aims to inform about the social, political and intellectual environment of the time. View more info

Image for Edward Teller, Giant of the Golden Age of Physics

Edward Teller, Giant of the Golden Age of Physics

By: Blumberg, Stanley A.; Louis G. Panos

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1990

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 003025


306 pages; b&w illustrations. "Authoritative but never 'authorized'." View more info