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Earl Morris and Southwest Archaeology

by Lister, Robert H, and Lister, Florence C.

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1993
Condition
Fine. Small red ink "S" on top page block.
Edition
Reprint. From the University of New Mexico Press 1968 edition.
ISBN
9781877856303
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$34.00

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Tucson.: Southwest Parks and Monuments Association., 1993. Reprint. From the University of New Mexico Press 1968 edition.. Trade paperback. Fine. Small red ink "S" on top page block.. 1 Trade paperback. Glued binding. B&W photo plate section. Audience: General/trade. Earl Morris, 1889-1956, was one of the pioneers of American southwestern archaeology, best known for his excavation and reconstruction… Read more
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The Bog People; Iron-Age Man Preserved

by Glob, P V, and Bruce-Mitford, Rupert (Translated from the Danish by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1971
Condition
Very good. Light spine creasing.; slight tilt. Small smudge, right page block. Clean interior. Tight binding.
Edition
First edition. 1st Ballantine printing.
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$34.00

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New York.: Ballantine Books by arr. w/ Cornell University Press., 1971. First edition. 1st Ballantine printing.. Mass-market paperback. Very good. Light spine creasing.; slight tilt. Small smudge, right page block. Clean interior. Tight binding.. 1 144 p. Mass-market paperback. Sepia toned front cover photo, face. 2 sections, B&W photos. Back cover notes; "Why were more than 700 men… Read more
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The Golden Fleece and the Heroes who Lived before Achilles

by Colum, Padraic

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1936
Condition
Very good. No dust jacket. Cover has some color compromise, lightly blotched with white. Solid binding. Durable edition.
Edition
Reprint. First published 1921. Reissued 1934.
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$14.00

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New York.: The Macmillan Company., 1936. Reprint. First published 1921. Reissued 1934.. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket. Cover has some color compromise, lightly blotched with white. Solid binding. Durable edition.. Pogany, Willy (Illustrations by).. 1 Rust-brown cloth over boards. Black titles, front graphic of early ship. ix, 289 p. 19 cm. Pen&Ink line art and grayscale… Read more
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Ancient Greece from the Earliest Times Down to 146 B.C.

by Bennell, R.F. (Compiled by).

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1886
Condition
Very good. No dust jacket. Light soiling. Edge bumps. Well-bound. Top rear corner: minor old damp-stain, 1.25 in.
Edition
1874 author copyright.
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$16.00

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Boston.: John Allyn, Publisher, "Late Sever, Francis, & Co.", 1886. 1874 author copyright.. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket. Light soiling. Edge bumps. Well-bound. Top rear corner: minor old damp-stain, 1.25 in.. Wells, Dr. D.F. (Maps and Plans drawn by).. 1 128 p. Green pebbled cloth over boards. Gold stamped titles. Stitched binding. Page count: add publisher's… Read more
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Tales from the Decameron

by Boccaccio, Giovanni, and Alexander, Herbert (Edited and with an Introduction by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1948
Condition
Very good. Signed by previous owner. Near fine. Slight spine tilt. Great binding. Clean edges and text pages.
Edition
2nd printing, Pocket 477.
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$5.00

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New York: Pocket Books, 1948. 2nd printing, Pocket 477.. Mass-market paperback. Very good. Signed by previous owner. Near fine. Slight spine tilt. Great binding. Clean edges and text pages.. Harshberger, Mac (Illustrations by).. 1 xiv, 370 p. 17 cm. Includes Illustrations in dark red line and filled spaces art. Red dyed page blocks. "A selection made for modern… Read more
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The Round Table: A History Drawn from Unreliable Chronicles

by Davis, Georgene

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1930
Condition
Very good. No dust jacket. Some pages untrimmed, as produced. Fade to top, spine area overlap, and top red page block; perhaps h
Edition
First edition. Presumed first; no additional information given.
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$22.00

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Rutland.: The Tory Press., 1930. First edition. Presumed first; no additional information given.. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket. Some pages untrimmed, as produced. Fade to top, spine area overlap, and top red page block; perhaps had shared shelf with smaller volumes either side, exposing top and spine to sun.. 1 112 p. Lavender cloth over boards;… Read more
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The Odes of Horace; Q Horati Flacci Carminum Liber Primus

by Horace, and Michie, James (With the complete Latin text, translated by), and Warner, Rex (Introduction by).

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1965
Condition
Fine. No dust jacket as issued.
Edition
First edition. 1st printing.
ISBN
9780672604447
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$34.00

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New York.: Washington Square Press by arr. w/ The Orion Press Inc., 1965. First edition. 1st printing.. Mass-market paperback. Fine. No dust jacket as issued.. 1 Mass-market (rack) paperback. Glued binding. 284p. Cover modern art illustration: Bold yellow profile with vibrant red, blue, green black, white elements. Companion pages, Latin text with English translation opposite, page by page.… Read more
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Greek Civilization and Character; The Self-revelation of Ancient Greek Society

by Toynbee, Arnold Joseph (Translated and with an Introduction by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1953
Condition
Very good. Near fine. Minor damp-stain, lower corner.
Edition
First edition. 1st printing. M99. 35c cover price.
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$9.00

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New York.: A mentor Book / New American Library., 1953. First edition. 1st printing. M99. 35c cover price.. Mass-market paperback. Very good. Near fine. Minor damp-stain, lower corner.. Jonas (Cover art by).. 1 Mass-market (rack) paperback. xii, 158p. Index. World History / Ancient Cultures / Western Civilization. Selections from Herodotus, Polybius, Xenophon, Thucydides, and others. Themes: class warfare,… Read more
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Beowulf

by Raffel, Burton (Translated and with Introduction by), and Creed, Robert P (Afterword by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1963
Condition
Very good. Age-toning.
Edition
21st printing. MT 713.
ISBN
9780451625328
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$5.00

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New York.: A Mentor Book / New American Library., 1963. 21st printing. MT 713.. Mass-market paperback. Very good. Age-toning.. 1 Mass market (rack) paperback. Glued binding. Glossary of Names. Genealogies. Audience: General/trade. Classic Medieval Literature, the when, by whom and why a mystery. The epic poem survived Henry VIII's dissolution of monasteries and destruction of their libraries. It… Read more
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The Son of Prophecy: Henry Tudor's Road to Bosworth

by Rees, David

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Published
1985
Condition
Fine in very good dust jacket. Minor rubbing to dustjacket.
ISBN
9780851590042
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$20.00

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London: Black Raven Press, 1985. Hard cover. Fine in very good dust jacket. Minor rubbing to dustjacket.. 1 168 p. Genealogy, origins of the Tudors. Maps. Notes. Bibliography. Index. 1st British edition, published for the 500th Bosworth anniversary, a Welsh history. Opposing 15th century knights in armor pictured on dj cover, miniature from a manuscript of the Commentaries… Read more
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What Happened Here? Viking Street:

by Tolhurst, Marilyn

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1994
Condition
New. No dust jacket. Index.
ISBN
9780713638141
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$19.00

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London: A & C Black Ltd, 1994. Hard cover. New. No dust jacket. Index.. 0 Pictorial glossy paper over boards. 32 p. Color drawings and photos. Youth oriented volume about understanding the environment of the Vikings, making your world theirs through re-enacting life in a Viking village.
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The Morte D'Arthur

by Malory, Sir Thomas, and Sanders, Charles Richard, and Ward, Charles E (Abridgment and introduction by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Condition
Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Signed by previous owner. Sun-fade to spine.
Edition
No date. Copyright 1940 by FS Crofts & Co.
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$5.00

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New York.: Appleton Century Crofts.. No date. Copyright 1940 by FS Crofts & Co.. Trade paperback. Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Signed by previous owner. Sun-fade to spine.. 1 214 p. Includes bibliography. Trade PB. Orange covers w/ ilustrated knights on horseback. White titles. The tale of Kind Arthur and his Knights, condensed and explained extensively… Read more
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The Food Taster, The Story of My Incredible Life

by Difonte, Ugo, and Elbling, Peter (Translated from the Italian by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
2002
Condition
New. No dust jacket as issued.
Edition
First edition. Advanced Uncorrected Galley.
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$9.50

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Sag Harbor NY.: The Permanent Press., 2002. First edition. Advanced Uncorrected Galley.. Trade paperback. New. No dust jacket as issued.. 1 Advanced Reading Copy. Trade PB. 288p. Audience: General/trade. Reportedly from a journal found in Northern Tuscany and given to Elbling, it begins, 'April, 1534, For years after my mother hanged herself...' A child, he was too short… Read more
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Larousse Encyclopedia of Ancient and Medieval History

by Dunan, Marcel (General Editor For), And Bowle, John (Engish Editor For), And Toynbee, Arnold (Foreword By).

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1972
Condition
Very good in very good dust jacket. Moderate edge darkening to parts of DJ.
ISBN
9780600023609
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$19.00

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London: Paul Hamlyn / Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd, 1972. Hard cover. Very good in very good dust jacket. Moderate edge darkening to parts of DJ.. 1 413 p. 30 cm. Color and B&W artistic, cultural, architectural, historic Illustrations. Index. Translated from French original and adapted for English readers; a history from the origins of the late Middle Ages… Read more
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Greek City-States

by Freeman, Kathleen

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1963
Condition
Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Minor cover wear. Small stain to lower page edges.
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$3.25

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New York: W.W. Norton & Co., 1963. Trade paperback. Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Minor cover wear. Small stain to lower page edges.. 1 274 p. : Maps; 20 cm. Bibliography. Western Civilization: The rise and fall of the Greek city-state; Thourioi; Acragas; Corinth; Miletus; Cyrene; Seriphos; Abdera; Massalia; Byzantium; Conclusion.
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The Crusades

by Oldenbourg, Zoe, And Carter, Anne (Translated From The French By)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1966
Condition
Good in good dust jacket. Ex-library. Dustjacket in protective, pretty clean cover. Gray sturdy cloth covered boards.
Edition
Book Club Edition.
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$6.00

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New York: Pantheon Books / Random House, 1966. Book Club Edition.. Hard cover. Good in good dust jacket. Ex-library. Dustjacket in protective, pretty clean cover. Gray sturdy cloth covered boards.. 0 xviii, 650p. 22 cm. Grayscale photo section, Maps. Geneological Tables; Chronology; Notes; Bibliography; Index. Author is historian in her element with this epic novel, offering clarification on… Read more
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Great Dialogues of Plato: The Republic; Apology; Crito; Phaedo; Ion; Meno; Symposium (Complete Texts)

by Plato, and Rouse, W. H. D. (Translated by), and Warmington, Eric Herbert (Edited by), and Rouse, Philip G. (Edited by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1956
Condition
Very good. Minor spine sun-fade.
Edition
Later printing, 29th. ME1803.
ISBN
9780451618030
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$5.00

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New York: A Mentor Book / New American Library., 1956. Later printing, 29th. ME1803.. Mass-market paperback. Very good. Minor spine sun-fade.. 1 Text in English, Greek, Ancient (to 1453). 525 p. Greek philosopher Plato, b. circa 427BC Athens-d.347BC Athens, wrote these dialogues in the form of debates. Is there life after death? What is the meaning of the… Read more
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Antioch Actress: a Novel of Pagan Against Christian

by Perkins, J.R.

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1946
Condition
Very good. No dust jacket. Spine titles darkened but readable; minor spine end scuffing and corner bumps; Inside fep small stroe
Edition
Possible Book Club
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$5.00

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Indianapolis / New York: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1946. Possible Book Club. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket. Spine titles darkened but readable; minor spine end scuffing and corner bumps; Inside fep small stroe price ticket (59 cents) and prior reader's initial and date.. 0 279 p. Red cloth covered covers; gold titles unadorned; Set in the Syrian… Read more
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The Search for Alexander

by Fox, Robin Lane

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1980
Condition
Fine in very good dust jacket.
Edition
First edition. Stated First Edition.
ISBN
9780316291088
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$18.00

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Boston / Toronto: Little Brown and Company, 1980. First edition. Stated First Edition.. Hard cover. Fine in very good dust jacket.. 0 448 p. plus Index. Bibliography. Acknowledgments. Endpaper maps: 336-322 BC, Alexander's travels. B&W and Color artwork, photos. Maps. In his 20s, both tactitian and intellectual, Alexander struck out on an adventure from Greece, leading 50, 000… Read more
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Medieval Days and Ways

by Hartman, Gertrude

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1965
Condition
Good. No dust jacket. Ex-library. Edgewear; corner bumps. Lower spine end fray;
Edition
Reprint. 21st printing. Copyright 1937. Library acquisition 1974
ISBN
9780027430905
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$5.00

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The MacMillan Publishing Company, 1965. Reprint. 21st printing. Copyright 1937. Library acquisition 1974. Hard cover. Good. No dust jacket. Ex-library. Edgewear; corner bumps. Lower spine end fray;. 0 Red cloth over boards. Stamped Black titles; Yellow shield graohics. 6.5x8.5in. Glossy text paper. Grayscale & pen&ink illustrations. Youth oriented history: Dark Ages; Castle Days; Medieval Church; Medieval to Modern… Read more
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