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The Literary History of the Middle Ages: Comprehending an Account of the State of Learning, from the Close of the Reign of Augustus, to its Revival in the Fifteenth Century

By: Berington, Rev. Joseph

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, David Bogue: 1846

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 2948

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Covers show light wear at edges with slightly more wear at spine ends and to raised spine bands. Spine slightly toned. Binding sound. Very clean internally. ; Period fine bound in 3/4 green leather with raised bands and gilt decoration on spine. Green buckram cloth covered boards, marbled block edge, and marbled endpapers also add to this books appeal. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 469 pages View more info

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A Popular History of the United States from the First Discovery of the Western Hemisphere...

By: Bryant, William Cullen; Gay, Sydney Howard

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner, Armstrong, and Company: 1878

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3057

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Bound in 3/4 green leather with marbled paper covered boards and marbled end pages. Covers show moderate rubbing to edges. Former owner's name stamped on title page. Otherwise clean and tight for the grade. Includes only volume 2 of 4 volume set. ; Vol. 2; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 634 pages View more info

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Chambers's Historical Questions with Answers Embracing Ancient and Modern History

By: Chambers, W.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: London & Edinburgh, William And Robert Chambers: 1865

Seller ID: 4998

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Bound in full brown leather with tooling and gilt to cover. Spine faded and spine label missing. Though worn at edges, leather remains supple. Binding sound. A small amount of writing is present on both sets of end pages. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall View more info

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Army Royal; Henry Viii's Invasion of France 1513

By: Cruickshank, C. G.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Oxford, Clarendon Press/Oxford: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4877

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Former owner's info stamped on ffep, otherwise text is free from marks and tightly bound. Covers show very little wear. Jacket worn at corners and along edges with some creasing at spine head. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 223 pages View more info

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The Renaissance in Historical Thought. Five Centuries of Interpretation

By: Ferguson, Wallace K.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Riverside Press/ Houghton Mifflin Co.: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4906

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Covers show wear at edges with rubbed corners and curled spine ends. Title on cover spine is faded and spine is sunned. Former owner's info penned to ffep, otherwise free from marks and writing. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 429 pages View more info

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The Last Abbot of Glastonbury and His Companions. an Historical Sketch

By: Gasquet, Francis Aidan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Simpkin Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co. , Ltd.: 1895

Seller ID: 5157

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Ex Library with usual markings. Stamped "With the Publisher's Compliments" on the title page. Scattered light spots of foxing throughout the text. Sound binding. ; Ex Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volumes 1 & 2

By: Gibbon, Edward

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: N.D.

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2687

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Both volumes show light to moderate wear. Both volumes have sound bindings with no internal markings and slightly toned pages. ; Earlier 2 volume printing with volume 1 covering the years 180 to 476 and volume 2 covering the years 476 to 1461. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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The Counter-Renaissance. a Comprehensive History of the Intellectual Cross-Currents of the Renaissance and Reformation -- and Their Impact Upon the Elizabethans, with Special Reference to Shakespeare, Bacon, Donne, and Marlowe

By: Haydn, Hiram

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5052

Condition: Good+ in Poor dust jacket


Covers worn along edges. Binding slightly loose. Former owner's info and a few notes penned at end pages. Two or three other pages in text have small notes or marks. Jacket in tatters laid in. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 705 pages View more info

Medieval and Renaissance Studies. Proceedings of the Southeastern Institute of Medieval and Renaissance Studies Summer, 1967

By: Headley, John M. (editor)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, University Of North Carolina Press: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5267

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


Text and jacket have been wet causing warping of the text block and jacket flaps. There is no associated staining. Former owner's stamp on ffep, the book is otherwise near fine. Jacket has a small amount of rubbing and creasing along the top edge as well as one small tear near the bottom center of the front cover. Publisher's request for review slip laid in. View more info

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Dred Scott's Case

By: Hopkins, Vincent C.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Fordham University Press: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4867

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


Review copy with Publisher's request for review laid-in and light notes and marginalia including a few notes on the rear jacket flap. Covers show light wear with some rubbing to corners. Jacket worn with a few chips and tears. This copy belonged to academic book reviewer, Prof. Richard Schoeck, and includes is stamp and signature. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 204 pages View more info

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Great Adventures

By: Law, Frederick Houk

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Globe Book Company: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3689

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Very slight edge bumps & rubs. Head & tail of spine shelf dented & rubbed. Previous owner name on fep. Clean and otherwise fine. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 384 pages View more info

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The Grey Friars in Cambridge 1225-1538. the Birkbeck Lectures 1948-9

By: Moorman, Rev. John R. H.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4852

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Covers show wear at edges with slightly bumped corners. Jacket worn at all edges with creasing and a few small tears at spine and corner folds. This copy belonged to academic book reviewer, Prof. Richard J. Schoeck, who made extensive notes throughout the text and on endpages including typed, taped-in pages in several places. Includes three published reviews; all three presumed by Schoeck though only one names him as the author. One-of-a-kind. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall... View more info

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Ten Days That Shook the World

By: Reed, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Modern Library: 1935

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 5879

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Covers show light wear at edges. Toning to pastedowns, otherwise clean inside. Price sticker from "The White House" for 95 cents on the rear pastedown. Jacket toned with wear and a small amount of loss at corners and wear, mostly around spine edge. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 371 pages View more info

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Women of Ideas and What Men Have Done to Them from Aphra Behn to Adrienne Rich

By: Spender, Dale

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1982

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 4942

ISBN: 0710093535

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


Spine ends and cover corners slightly rounded/bumped. Former owner's info on ffep and block fore edge. Tight binding. Jacket worn at edges and folds but untorn and clean.. ; Ex Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 586 pages View more info

Essays on the Renaissance and the Classical Tradition

By: Trapp, J. B.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Variorum/Gower Publishing Group: 1990

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4804

ISBN: 0860782727

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Cover corners show slight rubbing. The spine ends are also bumped and creased slightly. The book is signed to "Dick" with an illegible two word inscription and the author's "J" signature on the ffep. "Dick" was humanities professor Richard J Schoeck who also signed and dated the book on the title page and embossed his blind stamp on the title page. Also includes a laid in slip from the University of London "With Author's Compliments"; Vari... View more info

Wallach, Luitpold (Ed. )

By: Wallach, Luitpold (Ed. )

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ithica, NY, Cornell University Press: 1966

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 5921

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


Cover corners lightly bumped. Block edge lightly soiled. Former owner's info penned on ffep and blindstamp on title page. Binding sound. Jacket worn at edges and folds with associated soiling and a few small tears. There is a 1"2 square missing from the jacket at the bottom spine end, it is otherwise complete. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 606 pages View more info

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The Dream of Prosperity in Colonial America

By: Wright, Louis B.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, New York University Press: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4871

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Covers show light wear and soiling with slightly more wear along the shelf edge. Lenghty inscription signed by the author and dated 1965 on the ffep, otherwise free from writing. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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The Atlantic Frontier; Colonial American Civilization (1607-1763)

By: Wright, Louis B.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A Knopf: 1951

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4917

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Inscribed by the author on the ffep and dated 1968. 2nd printing in yellow cloth with "plain brown wrapper" jacket. Average wear, tight binding. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info

The First Americans in North Africa. William Eaton's Struggle for a Vigorous Policy Against the Barbary Pirates, 1799-1805

By: Wright, Louis B; MacLeod, Julia H.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Princeton, Princeton University Press: 1945

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4806

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Covers show light wear at corners with slight toning along cover edges. Personal inscription to Megan Lloyd on ffep by Louis B. Wright & dated June 25, 1968. End pages and text edges are lightly and evenly toned. Jacket is also toned with a small amount of rubbing and a few small chips at spine head. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 227 pages; Signed by Author View more info