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History of Mary Queen of Scots, ABBOTT, Jacob
1 ABBOTT, Jacob History of Mary Queen of Scots
London T. J. Allman 1868 Later Edition Original Cloth Very Good, or Better Hardcover 8cm by 12.5cm 
A volume in Abbott's Histories, small pocket edition. 218pp, engraved frontispiece, all edges gilt. Bound in rust cloth, with stamped title/decoration in gilt to front board and spine, and with stamped decoration to balance of the boards. Interior is very clean, pages bright white. Previous owner's details to the ffep, otherwise unmarked. Binding is tight and square, hinges sound.Spine and edges of boards are sun lightened. Some wear to the spine edges and slight bloss to the head of the spine. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. This item weighs 120g and qualifies for inexpensive Lettermail postage within North America. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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2 ABBOTT, Jacob Josephine
Akron, OH The New Werner Company Edition Not Stated Half Leather, Marbled Boards Near Fine  No Dustjacket [None Issued] Biography 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Life of the Empress Josephine, wife of Napoleon [1763-1814 AD]. Undated, circa 1900. xiii, 285pp, frontis, three illustrations. Makers of History Series', Vol. XX, but stands alone. Attractive copy with black leather spine and corners, gilt titles & decoration. Bright, clean, unmarked interior, pages white, not browned. Tight, square binding. Small amount of wear to leather at head of spine. Virtually no wear/damage to rest of leather spine and corners or to colorful, marbled boards. Solid, attractive copy weighing 360g.  
Price: 15.00 USD
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3 ABBOTT, Jacob Mary Queen of Scots
Akron, OH The New Werner Company Edition Not Stated Half Leather, Marbled Boards Near Fine  No Dustjacket [None Issued] Biography 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Life of Mary Queen of Scots [1542-1687 AD]. Undated, circa 1900. xiii, 233pp, frontis, three illustrations. Makers of History Series', Vol. XVII, but stands alone. Attractive copy with black leather spine and corners, gilt titles & decoration. Bright, clean, unmarked interior, pages white, not browned. Tight, square binding. Small amount of wear to leather at head of spine. No wear/damage to rest of leather spine and corners or to colorful, marbled boards. Solid, attractive copy weighing 350g.  
Price: 17.50 USD
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4 ABBOTT, Jacob Queen Elizabeth
Akron, OH The New Werner Company Edition Not Stated Half Leather, Marbled Boards Near Fine  No Dustjacket [None Issued] Biography 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Life of Elizabeth I, Queen of England [1533-1603 AD]. Undated, circa 1900. xiii, 239pp, frontis, three illustrations. Makers of History Series', Vol. XVI, but stands alone. Attractive copy with black leather spine and corners, gilt titles & decoration. Bright, clean, unmarked interior, pages white, not browned. Tight, square binding. Small loss to leather at head of spine. No wear/damage to rest of leather spine and corners or to colorful, marbled boards. Solid, attractive copy weighing 350g.  
Price: 15.00 USD
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5 ABBOTT, John S. C. Henry the Fourth
Akron, OH The New Werner Company Edition Not Stated Half Leather, Marbled Boards Near Fine  No Dustjacket [None Issued] Biography 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Life of Henry IV, King of England [1367-1413 AD]. Undated, circa 1900. xiii, 239pp, frontis, four illustrations. Makers of History Series', Vol. XIV, but stands alone. Attractive copy with black leather spine and corners, gilt titles & decoration. Bright, clean, unmarked interior, pages white, not browned. Tight, square binding. Small loss to leather at head of spine. No wear/damage to rest of leather spine and corners or to colorful, marbled boards. Solid, attractive copy weighing 360g.  
Price: 15.00 USD
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6 ABBOTT, JOHN S. C. Marie Antoinette
Akron, OH The New Werner Company Edition Not Stated Half Leather, Marbled Boards Near Fine  No Dustjacket [None Issued] Biography 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Life of Marie Antoinette, Queen of France [1755-1793 AD]. Undated, circa 1900. xiii, 263pp, frontis, three illustrations. Makers of History Series', Vol. XIX, but stands alone. Attractive copy with black leather spine and corners, gilt titles & decoration. Bright, clean, unmarked interior, pages white, not browned. Tight, square binding. Small amount of wear to leather at head of spine. Virtually no wear/damage to rest of leather spine and corners or to colorful, marbled boards. Solid, attractive copy weighing 370g.  
Price: 15.00 USD
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7 ABELLA, Irving M.; MILLAR, David - Editors The Canadian Worker in the Twentieth Century
Toronto Oxford University Press 1978 0195402502 / 9780195402506 First Edition Printed Card Wrappers About Fine Softcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Anthology of eyewitness accounts of - and by - the working men, women and children of Canada. 310pp. Bright, clean and fresh, unmraked copy, about 'as new'. Weight, 466g. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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8 ABENDROTH, Wolfgang A Short History of the European Working Class
New York, New York, U.S.A. Monthly Review Press 1972 085345289X / 9780853452898 Second Printing Printed Wrappers Good VG or Better  Trade Paperback 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Survey of the European workers' movement from the early stages of capitalism to the 1970s. Modern Reader PB-289. 204pp. Clean, unmarked copy. Tight, square binding, no creasing to spine. Weight, 250g.  
Price: 8.50 USD
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9 ABRANTES, Laure Junot, Duchesse d' At the Court of Napoleon: Memoirs of the Duchesse d'Abrantes
New York Doubleday 1989 0-385-26639-1 / 9780385266390 First Edition Cloth, Gilt Titles About Fine  Good VG 9 1/2" Tall 
Memoirs of Laure Junot d'Abrantes, a friend of the Bonapartes in Corsica. Translated from the French. Inroduction by Olivier Bernier. Foreword by Katell le Bourhis. 387pp, illustrated. Bright copy with a sound binding. unmarked. Dustjacket, unclipped, has minor wear to edges, otherwise bright. Weight, 750g.  
Price: 15.00 USD
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10 ACKROYD, Peter Albion : Origins of the English Imagination
UK Vintage 2004 0099438070 / 9780099438076 First Trade Paperback Edition Printed Card Wrappers As New Trade Paperback Thick Octavo 
The origins of the English Imagination - in literature, art, architecture, music and more, a journey into the roots of English cultural history. 516pp, color photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy - about 'as new'. Weight, 724g. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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11 ACTON, Lord Lectures on Modern History
New York Meridian Books 1966 Scond Meridian Printing Printed Card Wrappers VG+ Paperback 7" Tall 
Introduction by Hugh Trevor-Roper. Lord Acton traces the history of European thought and politics from the end of the Middle Ages through the American Revolution. 319pp. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Tight, square binding, no creasing to the spine. Weight, 240g. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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12 ADELMAN, Joseph Famous Women: An Outline of Feminine Achievment Through the Ages with Life Stories of Five Hundred Noted Women
New York John L. Rogers 1928 Not Stated Cloth, Gilt Titles About VG No Dustjacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Mini biographies of famous women from history. 328pp, illustrated. Clean interior, sound binding, unmarked. Cloth has small amount of wear at extremities. 
Price: 9.95 USD
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The Klondike Stampede, ADNEY, Edwin Tappan
13 ADNEY, Edwin Tappan The Klondike Stampede
Vancouver UBC Press 1994 0774804904 / 9780774804905 Facsimile Reprint Card Wrappers VG Paperback 20.5cm 
This is one of the few first-hand descriptions of the Klondike gold rush, which began in 1896 and attracted miners and countless other fortune seekers from all over the world. An uncommon title this is a facsimile reprint by the UBC Press of the original 1900 edition. New Introduction by Ken Coates. xxii, 4760pp, [i], photo illustrated, Interior is bright white and unmarked excepting a single surname in ik to thehtp. inding is tight and square. Creasing to the spine. Scrape to the front wrapper. But for these external defects the book is Fine. Weight, 536g. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Afghanistan: Brief History & Chronology of Events, AINI, Mohammad Yunus
14 AINI, Mohammad Yunus Afghanistan: Brief History & Chronology of Events
N/P n/a Not Stated Printed Card Wraps About Fine Trade Paperback 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
History of Afhanistan. Very recent publication. Cover/titles in English but ALL text in Arabic language. Bright, clean copy. Weight, 406g. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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A new, correct, and much improved-history of the Isle of Wight, from the earliet times of authentic information to the present period: comprehending whatever is curious or worthy of attention in natural history, with its civil, ecclesiastical, and Militar, ALBIN, John
15 ALBIN, John A new, correct, and much improved-history of the Isle of Wight, from the earliet times of authentic information to the present period: comprehending whatever is curious or worthy of attention in natural history, with its civil, ecclesiastical, and Militar
Newport, UK John Albin 1795 First Edition Full Leather VG Hardcover 21.5cm 
Newport: Printed by and for J. Albin, and sold in London by Scatcherd and Whitaker, Booksellers, Ave Maria Lane, and all the Booksellers, 1795. OCLC Number: 5812142. x, viii, 670, viii p. double pl. 22 cm. Paging irregular: p. 550 and 598 numbered 450 and 658 respectively; p. 571 is not paged. Interior is bright, clean and unmarked, pages are white and there is no foxing present. Book is bound in full leather with five raised bands and gilt titles on a black label to the spine. However, the front boards is detached from the body and needs professional attention. Further info available on request. 
Price: 195.00 USD
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The Story of the Bahamas, ALBURY, P.
16 ALBURY, P. The Story of the Bahamas
London, United Kingdom Macmillan Caribbean 1994 0333171322 / 9780333171325 18th Printing Printed Card Wrappers VG+ Trade Paperback 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Standard history of the Bahamas. 294pp, photo illustrated, some color, maps. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Near new copy. Weight, 391g. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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17 ALBURY, Paul The Story of the Bahamas
London Macmillan Caribbean 1976 333-17131-4 Second Printing Cloth, Gilt Titles VG+ VG+ 8.75" Tall 
History of the Bahamas. 294pp, photo illustrated, maps. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding. Inked out name to fpde. Dustjacket has only very minor top-edge wear, otherwise bright and clean. Weight, 490g. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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18 ALDER, Ken The Measure of All Things: The Seven-year Odyssey and Hidden Error That Transformed the World
Old Tappan, New Jersey, U.S.A. Free Press 2002 074321675X / 9780743216753 First Edition, First Printing Cloth As New About 'As New' Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Story of the extraordinary scientific work and human determination that went into the development of the metric system and the attempt to measure the Eart. 1 vol. (X-422 p., [2] p. de pl.) : ill. ; 25 cm. Bright, fresh copy in a similar, unclipped dustjacket. Unmarked - NOT a remainder. Pristine. Weight, 755g. 
Price: 9.50 USD
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19 ALEXANDER, Bevin How Great Generals Win
New York W. W. Norton & Company 1993 0-393-03531-X / 9780393035315 First Edition, First Printing Cloth, Gilt Titles Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
An analysis of how great generals win battles by unconventianal thinking and stories of some of the most successful commanders of all time. 320pp, illustrated, maps. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a nearly similar dustjacket. About 'as new'. Reduced price! We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. This item weighs 520g. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance, USA rates by weight alone. 
Price: 8.95 USD
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Catherine the Great: Life and Legend , ALEXANDER, John T.
20 ALEXANDER, John T. Catherine the Great: Life and Legend
New York Oxford Univ Press 1989 0195052366 / 9780195052367 Sixth Printing Cloth Fine  Good Very Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Biography of Catherine II of Russia [1762-1796]. 418pp, photo illustrated. Bright, fresh, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding. No wear to boards. Unclipped dustjacket shows only very minor edge wear and is bright and clean. Weight, 800g.  
Price: 10.00 USD
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