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Fame * Fortune * Frustration: American Mercenaries and Soldiers of Fortune 1788-2014

by Jay Mallin Sr.; Robert L. Scheina

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Published
2015
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New
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1st Printing
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9780981610283
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Sprinfield, VA: DBM Press, LC, 2015. 416pp/illus. First book of its kind. A comprehensive encyclopedia of American citizens who fought as mercenaries or soldiers of fortune. Clean New. 1st Printing. Illustrated Boards. New/No Jacket - Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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History of the British Army. 20 Vol. Set

by Fortescue The Hon.J.W

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Published
1910
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Very Good+
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1st
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London: MacMillan, 1910. Complete 20 volume set. 1910 and later (14 text with 6 map volumes) All maps (most color folding maps) present and in vg condition. Red cloth. Some spines faded. Text clean and unmarked.. 1st . Cloth. Very Good+/No Jacket - Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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The Peloponnesian War

by Kagan, Donald

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Published
2003
Condition
Fine
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1st Printing
ISBN
9780670032112
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New York, New York, U.S.A.: Viking Press, 2003. 544pp. concentrates on the human cost of this cataclysmic clash of two great empires, its unprecedented cruelty and the utter destruction of Athenian civilisation. Clean. 1st Printing. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Always among Us: Images of the Poor in Zwingli's Zurich

by Lee Palmer Wandel

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Published
1990
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Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780521390965
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$110.50

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Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1990. 199pp/illus. Lee Wandel discusses the relationship between the reform of poor relief and the Protestant Reformation in early sixteenth-century Zurich. In the introduction she traces the various ways that poverty has been evaluated, and its social and religious connotations, up to the sixteenth century. After providing a portrait of sixteenth-century Zurich, the author goes on… Read more
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The History of Liddesdale, Eskdale, Ewesdale, Wauchopedale and the Debatable Land

by Armstrong, Robert Bruce

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Published
1883
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Very Good+
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1st Printing
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$875.00

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Edinburgh: David Douglas, 1883. 280pp/illus + 116pp Appendix. #33 of 105 large paper edition. Col. illuminated title page + 20 plates on stiff card (5 coloured) + 2 fold-out maps + 12 other illus. (3 coloured). Great Scottish history. Has colored coat of arms illustrations. Small tape repair at bottom of spine. Top quarter of cover sunned. Text clean… Read more
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Taken at the Flood: The Roman Conquest of Greece (Ancient Warfare and Civilization)

by Robin Waterfield

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Published
2014
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As New
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1st Printing
ISBN
9780199916894
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Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014. 287pp/illus. The 53-year period Polybius had in mind stretched from the start of the Second Punic War in 219 BCE until 167, when Rome overthrew the Macedonian monarchy and divided the country into four independent republics. This was the crucial half-century of Rome's spectacular rise to imperial status, but Roman interest in its eastern… Read more
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PAIDEIA: The Ideals of Greek Culture. Three Volumes Complete

by Jaeger, Werner; Gilbert Highet [translator]

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Published
1943
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Very Good+
Edition
3rd Printing
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New York: Oxford University Press, 1943. 3 Volumes; Vol I: Archaic Greece The Mind of Athens, Vol II: In Search of the Divine Centre, Vol III: The Conflict of Cultural Ideals in the Age of Plato. Underlining in Vol 2. Clean DJs have some light wea chipping.. 3rd Printing. Cloth. Very Good+/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.… Read more
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A Historical Tour Through Pembrokeshire

by Fenton, Richard

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Published
1811
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Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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$245.00

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London: Longman Hurst Rees & Orme, 1811. First Edition 1st Ed. 4to. [xii] + 587pp. + 75pp. + [viii] Index + [ii]. With 8pp. Port. frontis., engraved title page., 30 engraved plates, folding map. Some light browning, contemporary brown cloth binding with gilt lettering to spine. Richard Fenton (1746-1821), topographical writer and poet was born at St. David's Pembrokeshire. A… Read more
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History of Chemung County New York 1826-1876 with Illustrations and Biographical Sketches

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Published
1981
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As New
Edition
Reprint Edition
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Ovid, NY: W.E. Morrison & Co, 1981. 286pp/illus. Detailed history of the county. Clean. Reprint Edition. Cloth. As New/No Jacket - Issued. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.
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Peter Freuchen's Book of the Eskimos

by Peter Freuchens (ed)

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Published
1961
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Near Fine
Edition
2nd Printing
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Cleveland and New York: The World Publishing Co., 1961. 441pp/illus and end-paper maps. Text clean. 2nd Printing. Cloth. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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The Shipbuilders of Essex (autographed)

by Dana A. Story

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Published
1995
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Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780938459095
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Gloucester, MA: Ten Pound Island, 1995. 369pp/maps. Signed by author on title page. The shipbuilders of Essex, Massachusetts, have a 300-year history, from the rise of the trade in 1634 to its glory days in the final decades of the nineteenth century, and its decline in the first four decades of this century. detailed appendix lists vessels, with… Read more
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The Late Roman Army

by Pat Southern; Karen Ramsey Dixon

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Published
1996
Condition
Near Fine
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1st Printing
ISBN
9780300068436
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New Haven, Connecticut, U.S.A.: Yale University Press, 1996. 206pp/illus. A stimulating overview of the historical period, the critical changes in the army, and the way these changes affected the morale of the soldiers. Clean. 1st Printing. Cloth. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Blennerville: Gateway to Tralee's past

by Liam Kelly

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Published
1989
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780951362709
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$124.50

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Kerry, Ireland: Foras Aiseanna Saothair, Training and Employment Authority, Community Response Programme, 1989. 463pp/illus/maps incl fold-out chart. A superb social and cultural history of Blennerville, fully illustrated throughout, which reveals how this small Irish coastal village helped to shape the nearby port of Tralee. Light wear to dj. Text clean.. 1st Edition. Cloth. Very Good+/Very Good+. 4to -… Read more
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Philadelphia, PA: J. B. Lippincott, 1865. 521pp/illus. Steel engraved portraits. Publisher's burgundy cloth, spine faded to light brown, gilt titles, blind tooling to boards, A history of the invention and introduction of the steam-engine. Light shelfwear. Text clean.. 1st Edition. Cloth. Very Good+/No Jacket - Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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$174.50
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The Roman Port and Fishery of Cosa: A Center of Ancient Trade (Princeton Legacy Library) (autographed)

by Anna Marguerite McCann

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Published
2017
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As New
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1st Edition
ISBN
9780691628837
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Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 2017. 354pp/14 maps/and plate section in rear. Inscribed by author on ffep. The excavation of the earliest Roman port and fishery known establishes Cosa as the center for the flourishing commercial activities of the powerful Sestius family and extends.Text clean.. Inscribed By Author. 1st Edition. Cloth. As New/As New. 4to - over 9¾"… Read more
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Atlas of Ancient Archaeology

by Jacquetta Hopkins Hawkes

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Published
1975
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Very Good+
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2nd Printing
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9780070272934
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New York: McGraw-Hill, 1975. 272pp/maps. Traces the patterns of cultures and civilizations down to the beginning of the classical world. Many pages are devoted to the rich and diverse remains of Anatolia and Persia, of the river valley civilizations of Nile, Tigris-Euphrates and Indus, of Mycenaean Greece and Minoan Crete. Pre-Columbian Meso and South America receive equally full coverage.… Read more
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New York: Hippocrene Books, 1993. 402pp/illus/maps. Inscribed by author on title page. Detailed history of Jews in Poland. Light edgewear to dj. Text clean.. Inscribed By Author. 1st Printing. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good+. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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Burgage Tenure in Mediaeval England (Harvard Historical Studies (Hardcover)) (1914)

by Morley De Wolf Hemmeon

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Published
1914
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Very Good
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1st Edition
ISBN
9780674336339
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Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1914. Original 1914 edition. 234pp. Portion of title page cut off. Text clean. . 1st Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Excerpta Cypria,: Materials For A History Of Cyprus With An Appendix On The Bibliography Of Cyprus

by Claude Delaval Cobham

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Published
2001
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As New
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Reprint
ISBN
9781578983179
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Mansfield Cntr, CT: Martino Pub, 2001. 523pp. Three centuries of Ottoman rule, characterized by the almost complete spiritual and cultural isolation of Cyprus from Europe, let the country fall into a state of economic, social and cultural decline. In 1878, Cyprus was handed over to Great Britain, although this was still a time of harsh exploitation of the Cypriots.… Read more
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Arctic whalers, icy seas: Narratives of the Davis Strait whale fishery

by W. Gillies Ross

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Published
1985
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Very Good+
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1st Printing
ISBN
9780772515247
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Toronto, ON, Canada: Irwin Pub, 1985. 263pp/illus/end-paper maps. History and narratives of the Davis Strait Whale Fishery. Many first hand accounts and vivid stories. Illustrated with maps, figures, photographs, posters etc. Clean. 1st Printing. Cloth. Very Good+/Very Good+. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall (oblong).
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