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Image for Democracy in America: Bilingual Edition, Volume 3

Democracy in America: Bilingual Edition, Volume 3

By: Alexis de Tocqueville; James T. Schleifer (translator); Eduardo Nolla (editor)

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Liberty Fund Inc: 2009

Seller ID: 026066


Volume 3 (of 4). New. Still sealed. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. ISBN/EAN: 9780865977273. Inventory No: 026066. Paperback View more info

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The State in New Zealand 1840-1984: Socialism Without Doctrines?

By: Bassett, Michael

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Auckland University Press: 1998

Seller ID: 026837


Text Unmarked. Slight shelf-wear. 445 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. ISBN/EAN: 9781869401931. Inventory No: 026837. Paperback View more info

The Luftwaffe: The German Air Force in World War II

By: Bekker, Cajus D.

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Birlinn: 2001

Seller ID: 026226


Text unmarked. Very gentle reading-wear and small (closed) nick to edge of cover. Fine condition. 399 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. ISBN: 1841581429. ISBN/EAN: 9781841581422. Inventory No: 026226. Paperback View more info

Poverty: A History

By: Bronislaw Geremek; Agnreszka Kolakowska (Translator)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Blackwell Publishers: 1997

Seller ID: 025849


A few faint pencil notes in text. Binding solid. 273 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. ISBN: 0631205292. ISBN/EAN: 9780631205296. Inventory No: 025849. Paperback View more info

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Words Are Stones: Impressions of Sicily

By: Carlo Levi; Angus Davidson (translator)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Cudahy: 1958

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 027244


Attractive in original dustjacket. Some toning and short (closed) nicks to edges of jacket. Jacket price-clipped. Previous owner's name inked on flyleaf (otherwise unmarked). Book solid. Stated First Printing. 212 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. Inventory No: 027244. Hardcover View more info

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The Bitch of Buchenwald: The Sex Life of Ilse Koch

By: Como, Joseph

Price: $550.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Olympia / Ophelia Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022961


OPHELIA PRESS OPH-230. Rare paperback original on war criminal Ilsa Koch, basis for the Diane Thorne character in Ilsa, She-Wolf of the SS. Pink, text only wraps. $1.95 cover price. Cover copy reads: "The scandalous life of one of the world's most depraved women: Ilse Koch, the Nazi's supreme mistress of obscenity. VG+ condition. Gently read condition. Some faint wrinkling to spine from binding. Small spotting to spine. Some bumping and rubbing to corners. Binding sq... View more info

The Fall of Heaven: The Pahlavis and the Final Days of Imperial Iran

By: Cooper, Andrew Scott

Price: $11.04

Publisher: Henry Holt and Co.: 2016

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 026676


SIGNED and inscribed by author to previous owner. Gentle reading-wear. Slight damp-staining and rumpling to top edge of dustjacket. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. Signed by Author. ISBN/EAN: 9780805098976. Inventory No: 026676. Hardcover View more info

Nemesis at Potsdam: The Anglo-Americans and the Expulsion of the Germans: Background: Execution, Consequences

By: de Zayas, Alfred M.

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Routledge: 1979

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 025857


A few pencil underlines and marginal notes. Previous owner's name inked on FEP and owner's blindstamp. Binding solid Revised. 268 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. ISBN: 0710004583. ISBN/EAN: 9780710004581. Inventory No: 025857. Hardcover View more info

Hottest Heads of State: Volume One: The American Presidents

By: Dobson, J. D.

Price: $9.59

Publisher: Holt Paperbacks: 2018

Seller ID: 026634


Would be as new except for short (closed) bump and split to rear head of spine and faint diagonal crease to back cover. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. ISBN/EAN: 9781250139689. Inventory No: 026634. Paperback View more info

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Morocco, Its People and Places

By: Edmondo De Amicis; C. Rollin-Tilton (translator)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Putnam's: 1882

Seller ID: 027201


Antique hardcover. Green boards with gilt decoration. Binding slightly shaken with a few signatures attached but pulling away. Some bumping and fraying to edges of board. 374 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. Inventory No: 027201. Hardcover View more info

Image for The Oases of Egypt, Volume 1: Siwa Oasis

The Oases of Egypt, Volume 1: Siwa Oasis

By: Fakhry, Ahmed

Price: $30.00

Publisher: American University in Cairo Press: 1973

Seller ID: 026826


Illustrated by B+W photos, diagrams and engravings. Text unmarked. Jacket shows some toning and nicking at edges. Also some moisture spotting to jacket spine. Book solid. 214 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. Inventory No: 026826. Hardcover View more info

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Muirhead's Paris and Its Environs, 1922 (The Blue Guides)

By: Findlay Muirhead and Marcel Monmarche

Price: $20.00

Publisher: MacMillan & Co: 1922

Seller ID: 025466


Pre-WWII Paris travel guide with foldout map and bound-in index. Cover tearing away from the text block (about 2" to top edge) but still holding. Some water spotting to cover and toning to spine. Size: 4" x 6". Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. Inventory No: 025466. Hardcover View more info

Hitler's Priestess: Savitri Devi, the Hindu-Aryan Myth, and Neo-Nazism

By: Goodrick-Clarke, Nicholas

Price: $34.99

Publisher: NYU Press: 1998

Seller ID: 026940


Pencil underlining and marginal notes on a number of pages. Book solid. Slight sun-fading to spine Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. Inventory No: 026940. Hardcover View more info

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New Worlds to Conquer

By: Halliburton, Richard

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1929

Seller ID: 024946


Uncommon rerpint edition (likely circa late 1940s-51 based on previous owners inscription) of this classic of travel and adventure writing. Green tweed boards showing some toning at edges. Attractive dusst jacket shows moderate chipping at edges (closed--where possible--from the back using archival rice paper). Jacket in new Brodart protector. 368 pages. Illustrator: "Palacios". Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 pounds. Inventory No: 024946. Hardcover View more info

The German Churches Under Hitler: Background, Struggle, and Epilogue

By: Helmreich, Ernst Christian

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Wayne State University Press: 1979

Seller ID: 025887


Pencil notes and underlining on a handful of pages. Previous owner's name inked on first page and embossing stamp on title page. Somenicks and tears to edges of dustjacket (closed where possible). Jacket in new Brodart protector. 616 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 3-4 pounds. ISBN: 0814316034. ISBN/EAN: 9780814316030. Inventory No: 025887. This book heavy / oversize, and may involve extra shipping charges to some locations. Hardcover View more info

Layers of Time: A History of Ethiopia

By: Henze, Paul B.

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan: 2000

Seller ID: 025850


Some pencil underlining in text. Slight reading-wear. Binding solid. 372 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. ISBN: 1403967431. ISBN/EAN: 9781403967435. Inventory No: 025850. Paperback View more info

A Cross of Iron: Harry S. Truman and the Origins of the National Security State, 1945-1954

By: Hogan, Michael J.

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 2000

Seller ID: 026232


Text unmarked. Gentle reading-wear and Slight bumping to corners and spine ends. Slight moisture rumpling to corner of first few pages. 525 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. ISBN: 0521795370. ISBN/EAN: 9780521795371. Inventory No: 026232. Paperback View more info

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Electrical Safety in War Time

By: International Association of Electrical Inspectors

Price: $15.00

Publisher: International Association of Electrical Inspectors: 1944

Seller ID: 025693


No date (c 1944). Wartime WWII-ear safety pamphlet portraying numerous appliances from the period. Illustrated with B&W photos and spot illustrations. Some additional wartime ephemera layed-in. Ink spot to cover and some toning to edges. Size: 6" x 9". 16 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 8 ounces. Inventory No: 025693. This book is very light, and shipping will be upgraded to first class mail.. Paperback View more info

The Aerial Atlas of Ancient Crete

By: J. Wilson Myers (Editor), et al.

Price: $26.98

Publisher: University of California Press: 1992

Seller ID: 026476


Fine condition. Oversize hardcover. Transparent glassine dustjacket. Size: 12" x 12". 318 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Over 4 pounds. ISBN: 0520073827. ISBN/EAN: 9780520073821. Inventory No: 026476. This book heavy / oversize, and may involve extra shipping charges to some locations. Hardcover View more info

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Hitler's Mein Kampf in Britain and America: A Publishing History 1930-39

By: James J. Barnes and P. Barnes

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1980

Seller ID: 025895


Previous owner's name inked on flyleaf and embossing stamp on title page. Some very faint pencil erasures in text. Gentle reading-wear and rubbing to jacket 158 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. ISBN: 0521226910. ISBN/EAN: 9780521226912. Inventory No: 025895. Hardcover View more info