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legends of chivalry, allan, tony
1 allan, tony legends of chivalry
metro books 2008 1435106083 / 9781435106086 First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
First Printing with number series starting (1). No names or other markings. Tight. ".a culture-byculture examination of world myth and it historical roots.a world history like no other.myths are central to understanding how, since the dawning of time, people around the world have sought to explain birth, death, creation, love and other systems of life These myths lie at the center of imagination and history, wisdom and experience, dreams and reality."; 10.80 X 9.20 X 0.90 inches; 144 pp pages 
Price: 10.80 USD
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The American Discovery of Ancient Egypt: Essays, Allen, James P. ; O'Connor, David; Bianchi, Robert S. ; Lacovara, Peter; Bell, Lanny; Arnold, Dorothea; Kendall, Timothy; Fazzini, Richard A. ; Los Angeles County Museum Of Art; Brovarski, Edward
2 Allen, James P. ; O'Connor, David; Bianchi, Robert S. ; Lacovara, Peter; Bell, Lanny; Arnold, Dorothea; Kendall, Timothy; Fazzini, Richard A. ; Los Angeles County Museum Of Art; Brovarski, Edward The American Discovery of Ancient Egypt: Essays
Los Angeles, California Los Angeles County Museum 1996 0810963132 / 9780810963139 First Edition Hardback Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Mint, brown tweed buckram, membership presentation sticker from the LA County Museum of Art on ffep. 184 pp, with 101 duo tone illustrations and 5 maps. From the flap: Serving as a companion volume to the exhibition catalogue, __ this compendium traces the valuable discoveries and research efforts of North American scholars and institutions. One of the most crucial American contributions to Egyptology has been in the area of epigraphy, the copying of wall scenes and hieroglyphic texts. Eight essays place American contributions to archaeology and epigraphy within the chronology of Egyptian history from Pre dynastic times to the end of the Roman period, two additional essays contribute to the study of ancient Nubia; Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
Price: 36.00 USD
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D-Day: June 6, 1944: The Climactic Battle of World War II, Ambrose, Stephen E.
3 Ambrose, Stephen E. D-Day: June 6, 1944: The Climactic Battle of World War II
New York A Touchstone Book 1994 068480137X / 9780684801377 Softcover Near Fine 
"Stephen E. Ambrose draws from more than 1,400 interviews with American, British, Canadian, French, and German veterans to create the preeminent chronicle of the most important day in the t.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK,"; 8vo.; 655 pp pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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A History of Their Own: Women in Europe from Prehistory to the Present (Vol. 1), Anderson, Bonnie S. & Judith P. Zinsser
4 Anderson, Bonnie S. & Judith P. Zinsser A History of Their Own: Women in Europe from Prehistory to the Present (Vol. 1)
Harper & Row 1988 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Clean, tight square copy appears not have been read. Small red stain on top edge no text involvement. His first volume of a series begins the monumental task of analyzing history from the feminine perspective in a readable style. The authors have sifted through a wide range of primary sources to draw a reasonable picture of women's roles from prehistory to present day. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Standard book size" 
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5 Anthony, Evelyn VICTORIA AND ALBERT
[New York] thomas Y. Crowell Co. 1958 First Printing Hardcover Very Good 
no dust jacket, no markes and a tight binding. nice copy ; 8vo ; 312 pp pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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The Gangs of Chicago: an Informal History of the Chicago Underworld, Asbury, Herbert
6 Asbury, Herbert The Gangs of Chicago: an Informal History of the Chicago Underworld
London Arrow Books 2003 Softcover Near Fine 
Clean copy, front panel with corner creased. An important work in historiography of the city . . . Vividly captures the wicked splendor that was Chicago. -- Police & Security News, December 2002 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Sources of Chinese Tradition, Bary, Theodore de, Wing-tsit Chan, Burton Watson
7 Bary, Theodore de, Wing-tsit Chan, Burton Watson Sources of Chinese Tradition
np 1960 Second Edition Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket 
Hardcover Second Edition in Good condition ; 8vo ; 870 pp pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Experiments and Observations on the Gastric Juice and the Physiology of Digestion, Beaumont, William
8 Beaumont, William Experiments and Observations on the Gastric Juice and the Physiology of Digestion
Dover Publications 1959 First Thus Softcover Very Good 
Pp xl, 279. Facsimile of the original edition of 1833 together with a biographical essay. "A Pioneer American Physiologist" by Sir William Osler. Name marked out on the title page, fore edge stamped. Good reading copy of the first Dover edition. ; 8vo 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Lucrezia Borgia: The Life and Times of, Bellonci, Maria.
9 Bellonci, Maria. Lucrezia Borgia: The Life and Times of
New York Harcourt & Brace 1953 Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket 
Blue cloth. Faded and worn along the board edges. Dust Jacket edges ends and corners are worn with shallow chips; NOT price clipped. 343 pp. Index. Translated by Bernard and Barbara Wall. Former Owners Ex Libris Label on the ffep. A clean, tight copy. "The first appearance in English of the recognized standard work on the Borgias which tells the story of the most colorful woman of the high renaissance. ; 8vo 
Price: 10.80 USD
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Geeks and Geezers, Bennis, Warren G. & Robert J. Thomas
10 Bennis, Warren G. & Robert J. Thomas Geeks and Geezers
Harvard Business Review Press 2002 1578515823 / 9781578515820 First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
First Printing with number series starting (1). "The bulk of this book explicates the Leadership Development Model and how it applies to leaders of all ages, both geeks and geezers through the biographies of Geeks Elizabeth Altman, Lorig Charkoudian, Steve Chen, Tara Church, Ian Clarke..."; 9.40 X 6.20 X 1 inches; 224 pp pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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The Oxford Illustrated History of Modern Europe, Blanning, T. C. W.
11 Blanning, T. C. W. The Oxford Illustrated History of Modern Europe
Great Britain Oxford University Press 1996 0198203748 / 9780198203742 First Edition; Second Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Beautiful copy. Fine/Fine Cream-black linen cloth, gold lettering. Archival cover. "Modern Europeans, argues T. C. W. Blanning, are characterized by the conviction that the ground is moving beneath their feet. Among other things, it has given them a strong sense of dynamism: the world is changing, it can be changed, and so it should be changed." ; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 362 pages 
Price: 22.50 USD
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Ancient Greece  ; Nature Company Discoveries Library, Books, Time-Life &  Judith Simpson
12 Books, Time-Life & Judith Simpson Ancient Greece ; Nature Company Discoveries Library
Time-Life Books 1997 078354801x / 9780783548012 Hardcover As New 
As new copy of this exceptionally well done educational picture book. Part of The Nature Company Discoveries Library, a dynamic reference series for children. Contents: The Greek World; Living in Ancient Greece; Arts and Science; Foreign Affairs. Includes "Portraits from Ancient Greece, Glossary and Index. Each page is in full color with subject artwork and artifact photograph inserts and text along with "Did you know?" sections. brief but informative text and more. ; Nature Company Discoveries Library; 11.90 X 9.90 X 0.50 inches; 64 pages 
Price: 13.50 USD
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Civil Blood  Poems and Prose, Breckenridge, Jill & R. W. Scholes
13 Breckenridge, Jill & R. W. Scholes Civil Blood Poems and Prose
Minneapolis, MN Milkweed Editions 1986 0915943107 / 9780915943104 Review Copy Softcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Review copy with slip laid in. Overlaping dust jacket in archival cover, lightly worn edges. Pencil erasure on ffep. "Through narrative poems, letters, other prose and lyrics, the author has fashioned an economical account as accurate in facts as it is compelling in human drama." — ALA Booklist Civil Blood was nominated for a National Book Critics' Circle Award and the American Library Association's Notable Books of the year. ; 9.75 X 6.25 X 1 inches; 216 pages 
Price: 18.00 USD
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David Brinkley  A Memoir, Brinkley, David
14 Brinkley, David David Brinkley A Memoir
Random House Large Print 1995 067940693X / 9780679406938 Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Boards are clean, not bumped. Fore edges have a tiny bit of shelf wear. Interior is clean and legible. Not remaindered. Dust Jacket is in Near Fine condition. Not chipped or crinkled. Not price clipped.; 8.10 X 5.50 X 0.90 inches; 273 pp pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Turning Points  Essays in the History of Cultural Expressions, Brown, Marshall
15 Brown, Marshall Turning Points Essays in the History of Cultural Expressions
Stanford University Press 1997 0804727082 / 9780804727082 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
First Edition/First Printing. Hardcover in black cloth boards in Very Good unmarked in Very Good jacket. " Essays in the History of Cultural Expressions " ; 9.10 X 5.90 X 0.90 inches; 360 pp pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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China: Alive in the Bitter Sea, Butterfield, Fox
16 Butterfield, Fox China: Alive in the Bitter Sea
New York Times Books 1982 0812909275 / 9780812909272 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
First printing, shelf wear, DJ with closed tear and edge tone. Two color map end papers. Illus. With b/w photos. A first person look at the China of that time, It is a compelling story, a necessary baseline for the next phase of Chinese-American relations John K Fairbank a China historian. ; 8vo - 7 ¾ - 9 ¾" tall. " 
Price: 13.50 USD
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China; Alive in the Bitter Sea, Butterfield, Fox
17 Butterfield, Fox China; Alive in the Bitter Sea
N. Y. Times Books 1982 0812909275 / 9780812909272 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
NF 1st/1st, 468 pg.., illus.., indexed; Red paper board, blind stamped, w black cloth spine w silver lettering, sm. Stain on tail edge & very light sunning to extreme head edge, DJ, clean w very light wear to corners else Fine. Map end pages, Mylar cover. Excellent copy; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Price: 13.05 USD
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The March of Archaeology, Ceram, C. W.
18 Ceram, C. W. The March of Archaeology
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1970 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Worn edges, flyleaf marked and penned out. Solid copy, worn edges etc., no tears or markings. Profusely illustrated 310 photographs, paintings, and reconstructions, 8 in full color, an authoritative pictorial history of archaeology, a superb introduction to the subject. Complements the author's famous Gods, Graves, and Scholars. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
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Gods, Graves and Scholars: The Story of Archaeology, Ceram, C. W.; E. B. Garside (Translated from the German by)
19 Ceram, C. W.; E. B. Garside (Translated from the German by) Gods, Graves and Scholars: The Story of Archaeology
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1951 First American Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
later printing, 1954. Xi, [3], 428, i-xvi. 72 line drawings, maps, and 49 B&W photographs. C. W. Ceram (1915 –1972) was the pseudonym of German journalist and author Kurt Wilhelm Marek, known for his popular works about archaeology. He chose to write under a pseudonym to distance himself from his earlier work as a propagandist for the Third Reich. Ceram wrote his most famous book, published in 28 languages and in English as Gods, Graves and Scholars in 1951. It is still published today. Accredited with making archaeology popular in the mid-twentieth century, he is highly regarded in archaeological circles; ‘The Ceram Prize’ is awarded to those who excel in archaeology. He is also responsible for this famous quote; "Genius is the ability to reduce the complicated to the simple."; 9.13 X 6.57 X 1.11 inches; 446 pages 
Price: 22.50 USD
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Gods, Graves and Scholars: The Story of Archaeology, Ceram, C. W.; E. B. Garside (Translated from the German by)
20 Ceram, C. W.; E. B. Garside (Translated from the German by) Gods, Graves and Scholars: The Story of Archaeology
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1951 First American Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
later printing, 1964. Xi, [3], 428, i-xvi. "With 72 line drawings, maps, and 49 photographic illustrations." Dust soiled edges, light shelf wear to both book and jacket. A bit shaky but remains a sound copy. C. W. Ceram (1915 –1972) was the pseudonym of German journalist and author Kurt Wilhelm Marek, known for his popular works about archaeology. He chose to write under a pseudonym to distance himself from his earlier work as a propagandist for the Third Reich. Ceram wrote his most famous book, published in 28 languages and in English as Gods, Graves and Scholars in 1951. It is still published today. Accredited with making archaeology popular in the mid-twentieth century, he is highly regarded in archaeological circles; ‘The Ceram Prize’ is awarded to those who excel in archaeology. He is also responsible for this famous quote; "Genius is the ability to reduce the complicated to the simple."; 9.13 X 6.57 X 1.11 inches; 446 pages 
Price: 36.00 USD
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