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Strange Empire: A Narrative of the Northwest

by HOWARD, Joseph Kinsey

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Published
1952
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Very Good- with no dust jacket
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First Edition
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New York: William Morrow and Company. Very Good- with no dust jacket. 1952. First Edition. Hardcover. An ex-library, first edition of Joseph Kinsey Howard's history of the Métis people of central Canada. Descended from both American Indians and English, French and Scots frontiersmen, the Métis had notions of establishing an independent state straddling the present-day US-Canada … Read more
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China: A Short Cultural History, Third Edition

by FITZGERALD, C. P.

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Published
1966
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Good with no dust jacket
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New York: Frederick A. Praeger, Publishers. Good with no dust jacket. 1966. Softcover. Stated third printing, 1966 of the 1961 third edition. Per the back cover, this book is a ". . .scholarly and authoritative work on China's extraordinarily rich and ancient culture." Divided into seven sections, each describing a particular epoch in the 3,000 years of… Read more
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The March of Archaeology

by CERAM, C. W.

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Published
1958
Condition
Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket
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NZ$35.18

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1958. Hardcover. An English language edition of C. W. Ceram's history of archaeology. Beginning in Rome in 1485, Ceram traces the ". . .worlds' most exciting and prolonged treasure hunt." Richly enhanced with 310 black & white illustrations and 16 color plates. Translated from the… Read more
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Lord of the Isles: A Poem in Six Cantos

by SCOTT, Sir Walter

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Published
1889
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Fair with no dust jacket
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London: George Routledge and Sons. Fair with no dust jacket. 1889. Hardcover. A compact 1889 edition of Sir Walter Scott's narrative poem. Set in Scotland, the poem tells of Robert the Bruce as he returns from exile in Ireland. With a lengthy section at rear of volume bearing end notes. This item is not illustrated. An entry… Read more
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The Lady of the Lake

by SCOTT, Sir Walter

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Published
[c.1830s-1840s]
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Very Good with no dust jacket
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NZ$42.36

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Philadelphia: The Rodgers Company. Very Good with no dust jacket. [c.1830s-1840s]. Hardcover. An undated American reprint edition of Sir Walter Scott's famous poem in six cantos. The poem, set in Scotland at Loch Katrine in the Trossachs, helped build Scott's reputation. With black & white frontis portrait of the author as well as several drawings and views… Read more
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History of the Conquest of Peru

by PRESCOTT, William H.

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Published
1957
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Very Good
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New York: The Heritage Press. Very Good. 1957. Hardcover. In this famous work of history, William H. Prescott describes the civilization of Peru and the Inca Empire and how they were conquered by the Spanish under Francisco Pizarro starting in 1532. "The Conquest of Peru" was first published by Harper & Brothers in 1847. With brighly-colored… Read more
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (complete 6-volume hardcover set)

by GIBBON, Edward

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Published
[c.1890s-1910s]
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Very Good+ with no dust jacket
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NZ$265.68

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New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. [c.1890s-1910s]. Hardcover. A complete six-volume set presenting Edward Gibbon's monumental history of the Empire of Rome, covering the time period from A.D. 98 to 1590. Besides the decline of the Roman Empire, Mr. Gibbon also discusses the rise of Christianity and a general history of… Read more
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Admiral of the Ocean Sea: A Life of Christopher Columbus

by MORISON, Samuel Eliot.

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Published
1942
Condition
Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
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Boston: Little, Brown and Company / An Atlantic Monthly Press Book. Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket. 1942. First Edition. Hardcover. A first edition of Samuel Eliot Morison's sweeping biography of Christopher Columbus. Details are provided about the planning and execution of voyages of discovery to the New World, which Columbus never realized to be a… Read more
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The Prince and the Discourses (Modern Library #65.3)

by MACHIAVELLI, Niccolò

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Published
[c.1963]
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Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket
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New York: The Modern Library / Random House. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. [c.1963]. Hardcover. The Italian Renaissance diplomat/philosopher Niccolò Machiavelli is famous for advocating treachery and deception as tools for a ruler to effect positive results. This Modern Library reprint edition with a translation of "The Prince" by Luigi Ricci, revised by E. R.… Read more
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Cicero in Twenty-Eight Volumes, XIII: Pro Caelio, De Provinciis, Consularibus and Pro Balbo Loeb Classical Library #447

by CICERO; GARDNER, R. (translation)

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Published
1970
Condition
Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket
ISBN
9780674994928
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Cambridge, Massachusetts / London: Loeb Classical Library - Harvard University Press / William Heinemann Ltd.. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1970. Hardcover. 0674994922 . A collection of speeches and other writings by the Roman lawyer, orator and politician are presented in this compact volume, side-by-side in both Latin and English. Translated by R. Gardner. Volume XIII… Read more
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The Lives of the Twelve Caesars: Complete and Unabridged (Modern Library #188.1)

by SUETONIUS (Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus)

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Published
[c.1962]
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Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket
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NZ$38.77

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New York: The Modern Library / Random House. Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. [c.1962]. Hardcover. The history of the famous Roman emperors, from Julius Caesar to Domitian, was carried forward from ancient times to the modern era largely through the efforts of Suetonius, a 1st and 2nd Century Roman historian. His writings have been rendered into… Read more
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Critical and Historical Essays by Thomas Babington Macaulay: Volume I only (of two) (Everyman's Library #225)

by MACAULAY, Thomas Babington

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Published
1916
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Good with no dust jacket
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London / New York: Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.. Good with no dust jacket. 1916. Hardcover. A 1916 reprint of the 1907 issuance. Volume I only (of two) in Everyman's Library edition of a collection of essays by Thomas Babington Macaulay (1800-1859), the English historian and essayist.… Read more
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National Geographic Visual History of the World

by BOSTRUM, Jack (text editor)

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Published
2005
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780792236955
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NZ$30.16

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Washington: National Geographic. Very Good. 2005. Hardcover. 0792236955 . The entire sweep of world history is described in this hefty work. The National Geographic Society brings social, cultural and military history together in this richly-illustrated work. With about 4,000 illustrations. This work first published in Berlin by Peter Delius Verlag, translated into English by David Anderson… Read more
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The History of Rome, Volume 3 only (of four) (Everyman's Library #544)

by MOMMSEN, Theodor

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Published
1930
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Good with no dust jacket
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London / New York: Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.. Good with no dust jacket. 1930. Hardcover. A 1930 reprint of the 1911 issuance. Volume three only of the four-volume set of Theodor Mommsen's history of Rome. With introduction E. A. Freeman, translation from the German by W.… Read more
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The Conquest of Mexico -and- The Conquest of Peru (Modern Library Giant #G29.1

by PRESCOTT, William H.

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Published
[c.1966]
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Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket
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New York: The Modern Library / Random House. Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket. [c.1966]. Hardcover. A Modern Library Giant edition offering the complete text of two of William Prescott's famous histories in a single hefty volume. The 19th Century American historian overcame blindness to become pre-eminent in his field; these works represent high points in… Read more
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The Treasures of Tutankhamun

by EDWARDS, I. E. S.

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Published
1974
Condition
Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket
ISBN
9780670727230
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New York: A Studio Book / The Viking Press. Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. 1974. Hardcover. 0670727237 . A companion volume to an exhibition of treasures from the Egyptian tomb of Tutankhamun, held to commemorate the 50th anniversary of their discovery in 1922. Includes 50 exhibits, which are described in the text of I. E. S.… Read more
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A Pictorial History of Music

by LANG, Paul Henry; BETTMANN, Otto

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Published
[c.1970s-1980s]
Condition
Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket
ISBN
9780393021073
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NZ$22.26

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New York: W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.. Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket. [c.1970s-1980s]. Hardcover. 0393021076 . A history of music, using ". . .all forms of the visual arts. . .by important artists." With over 600 pictures. Illustrations selected by Mr. Bettman; text by Mr. Land describes the various instruments and composers who played important… Read more
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The Private Life of the Romans (The Lake Classical Series)

by JOHNSTON, Harold Whetstone

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Published
1903
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Very Good- with no dust jacket
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Chicago: Scott, Foresman and Company. Very Good- with no dust jacket. 1903. Hardcover. Harold Whetstone Johnston, Latin professor at Indiana University, takes the reader along as he describes the everyday lives of the ancient Romans. With chapters on names, families, marriage, homes & furniture, food, amusements, travel and the slaves who did almost all of the physical… Read more
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The People's Land: Eskimos and Whites in the Eastern Arctic

by BRODY, Hugh

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Published
1975
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Very Good
ISBN
9780140218138
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Harmondsworth, England: Penguin Books Ltd.. Very Good. 1975. Softcover. 0140218130 . An examination of interaction between native peoples in Canada's Arctic regions and White settlers, to the detriment of the "Eskimos." With several pages of maps at rear of volume. --- In wraps with image of sled dogs and an Eskimo. --- A clean, possibly unread copy… Read more
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Diaspora: Homelands in Exile (Volume I: Photographs; Volume II, Voices)

by BRENNER, Frédéric

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Published
2003
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780060087784
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NZ$142.17

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New York: HarperCollins Publishers (Harper Collins). Near Fine. 2003. First Edition. Hardcover. 0060087781 . Stated first edition. Frédéric Brenner spent nearly 25 years traveling the world to document the lives of Jews on five continents, creating this visual anthology of the Jewish diaspora. Volume I, "Photographs" is a portfolio of black & white photos taken by Mr.… Read more
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