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In the Devil's Snare: The Salem Witchcraft Crisis of 1692

By: "Norton, Mary Beth"

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Vintage:

Seller ID: 9780375706905

ISBN: 0375706909

Condition: very good


Award-winning historian Mary Beth Norton reexamines the Salem witch trials in this""startlingly original, meticulously researched, and utterly riveting study. In 1692 the people of Massachusetts were living in fear, and not solely of satanic afflictions. Horrifyingly violent Indian attacks had all but emptied the northern frontier of settlers, and many traumatized refugees--including the main accusers of witches--had fled to communities like Salem. Meanwhile the colony's leaders, defensive about their own failure to protect the frontier, pondered how God's people could be suffering at the ... View more info

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A History of Venice

By: "Norwich, John Julius"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Vintage:

Seller ID: 9780679721970

ISBN: 0679721975

Condition: GOOD


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Addresses of Senator Gerald P. Nye: Aggression Builds British Empire; Lend-Lease Bill 1776; Seven Billion Aid Bill; Independence from Europe Made Us Great

By: "Nye, Gerald"

Price: $14.95

Publisher: "Washington, DC", Government Printing Office: 1941

Seller ID: 4-OT021

Condition: NEAR FINE


"As new. Speeches of the Senator from North Dakota, in the winter of 1941, opposing aid to Britain for WWII. 28 page, staple-bound pamphlet reprinted from the Congressional Record." View more info

"Bibles, Brahmins, and Bosses: A Short History of Boston"

By: "O'Connor, Thomas H. "

Price: $11.95

Publisher: "Boston, MA", Boston Public Library: 1991

Edition: (3rd edition - revised)

Seller ID: 7-DT007

ISBN: 0890730822

Condition: GOOD+


"Interior as new but covers are rubbed. Originated as a series of lectures attempting a broad and sweeping survey of Boston's entire social and political history... to project some sense of the total experience of an American cites...for 3 centuries...as one of the nation's most active , creative and controversial communities."" 269 indexed, illustrated pages with extensive Bibliography." View more info

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Famine (Great Contemporary Authors)

By: "O'Flaherty, Liam"

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Wolfhound Pr:

Seller ID: 9780863270437

ISBN: 0863270433

Condition: GOOD


Famine is the story of three generations of the Kilmartin family set in the period of the Great Famine of the 1840s. It is a masterly historical novel, rich in language, character, and plot -- a panoramic story of passion, tragedy, and resilience. View more info

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Return with Honor

By: "O'Grady, Scott,Coplon, Jeff"

Price: $3.50

Publisher: HarperTorch:

Seller ID: 9780061011474

ISBN: 0061011479

Condition: GOOD


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Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot

By: "O'Reilly, Bill, Dugard, Martin"

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Henry Holt and Co.:

Seller ID: 9780805096668

ISBN: 0805096663

Condition: GOOD


A riveting historical narrative of the shocking events surrounding the assassination of John F. Kennedy, and the follow-up to mega-bestselling author Bill O'Reilly's "Killing Lincoln"More than a million readers have thrilled to Bill O'Reilly's "Killing Lincoln," the page-turning work of nonfiction about the shocking assassination that changed the course of American history. Now the anchor of "The O'Reilly Factor "recounts in gripping detail the brutal murder of John Fitzgerald Kennedy--and how a sequence of gunshots on a Dallas afternoon not only killed a beloved president but also sent ... View more info

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Untitled O'Reilly 2

By: "O'Reilly, Bill, Dugard, Martin"

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Henry Holt and Co.:

Seller ID: 9781627792417

ISBN: 1627792414

Condition: very good


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Killing the Rising Sun: How America Vanquished World War II Japan (Bill O'Reilly's Killing Series)

By: "O'Reilly, Bill, Dugard, Martin"

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Henry Holt and Co.:

Seller ID: 9781627790628

ISBN: 1627790624

Condition: very good


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The Fires of Jubilee: Nat Turner's Fierce Rebellion

By: "Oates, Stephen B."

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Harper Perennial:

Seller ID: 9780060916701

ISBN: 0060916702

Condition: GOOD


The bloody slave rebellion led by Nat Turner in Virginia in 1831, and the savage reprisals that followed, shattered beyond repair the myth of the contented slave and the benign master and intensified the forces of change that would plunge America into the bloodbath of the Civil War. View more info

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The Knights of Bushido: A Short History of Japanese War Crimes During World War II

By: "of, Lord Russell Liverpool"

Price: $7.45

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing:

Seller ID: 9781602391451

ISBN: 1602391459

Condition: GOOD


The war crimes trials at Nuremberg and Tokyo meted out the Allies'official justice; Lord Russell of Liverpool's sensational bestsellingbooks on the Axis' war crimes decided the public's opinion. TheKnights of Bushido, Russell's shocking account of Japanesebrutality in the Pacific in World War II, describes how the noblefounding principles of the Empire of Japan were perverted by themilitary into a systematic campaign of torture, murder, starvation, rape, and destruction. Notorious incidents like the Nanking Massacre andthe Bataan Death March emerge as merely part of a pattern of humanrights ab... View more info

Portrait of a Turkish Family

By: "Orga, Irfan"

Price: $3.95

Seller ID: 9780907871811

ISBN: 090787181X

Condition: GOOD


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Miami: Oasis

By: "Orosz, Kathryn Snyder (Piero Guerrini, photos)"

Price: $17.95

Publisher: "Miami, FL", Orosz Inc.: 2000

Edition: Signed First Edition

Seller ID: 84Y017

ISBN: 0964480700

Condition: FINE/Near Fine


"As new except for slight wear to bottom edge of DJ. Inscribed and signed by author. The spirit of Miami, in words and pictures, as we turn to the 21st century. (10.5x9.3x.3"")" View more info

History of the Byzantine State

By: "Ostrogorsky, George (Joan Hussey, trans.)"

Price: $29.95

Publisher: UK, Basil Blackwell: 1980

Edition: "(3rd printing, 1986)"

Seller ID: 7-NH031

ISBN: 0631127828

Condition: NEAR FINE


"As new except for faint shelfwear to cover edges and faintest age tanning of pages. ""integrated and fascinating picture of more than a thousand years of Byzantine history..."" 624 indexed, annotated pages. with occasional illustrations, Genealogical tables, List of Rulers & Despots, Patriarchs & Popes."" 6x9x1.5""." View more info

de Geuzen

By: "Paape, Harry"

Price: $8.95

Publisher: "Amsterdam, Holland", CPNB: 1965

Seller ID: 0NP012

Condition: GOOD+


"Tight, faint page yellowing, clean interior, light age soil to exterior edges, flared corners. The cover lamination has come off. ""Duitsland heeft hedenmiddag Rotterdam gebombardeerd, terwijl Utrecht eveneens met vernietiging wordt bedreigd..."" (""Germany bombed Rotterdam this afternoon, while Utrecht is also threatened with destruction ...""). 156 pages with photos. Text in Dutch. 4.75x7.75x.5"" (12.2x19.8x1.2cm)." View more info

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Maritime Supremacy and the Opening of the Western Mind: Naval Campaigns That Shaped the Modern World

By: "Padfield, Peter"

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams:

Seller ID: 9781585671519

ISBN: 1585671517

Condition: GOOD


In the great wars of modern history, maritime powers have always prevailed over land-based empires. This extraordinary book charts the growth of these powers in various western countries while revealing the way in which supremacy at sea freed thought and society itself. As noted historian Peter Padfield demonstrates, those nations attaining mastery at sea have been distinguished by liberty, flexibility, and enterprise, a historical lesson of burning relevance today. "Maritime Supremacy" details the struggles of the first supreme maritime powers of the modern age, the Dutch and the British... View more info

"Islands in the Stream of History, Sea History, National Maritime Historical Society, Winter 1986-87 No. 42"

By: "Paine, Archer, Sayle, Douglas, Stackpole & Benton (Peter Stanford, Ed.)"

Price: $12.95

Publisher: "Croton-on-Hudson, NY", National Maritime Historical Society: 1986

Seller ID: 8-DY014

Condition: GOOD+


"Tight, bright, clean and square. Front cover has rubbed corners, tiny crease along staple edge and multiple creases on bottom corner. ""Official Journal of the World Ship Trust"" 8.5x11x.25"" (21.5x28x.5cm) 48 illustrated pages. Contents: 5 articles on the islands, 3 on 1986 Operation Sail, 1 each on model making, 16th century rigging, and marine art." View more info

The Evils of Necessity: Robert Goodloe Harper and the Moral Dilemma of Slavery

By: "Papenfuse, Eric Robert"

Price: $19.95

Publisher: "Philadelphia, PA", American Philosophical Society: 1997

Edition: (Signed by author)

Seller ID: 6-9Y009

ISBN: 0871698714

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"As new except for light corner bump and a slight ripple to the binding edge of the center quire which appears of have occurred in binding. ""Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, Held at Philadelphia for Promoting Useful Knowledge, Vol. 87, Pt.1"" 160, indexed, annotated pages. ""a brilliant analysis of a crucial period of transition in Maryland and in the early Republic more generally...""" View more info

Historical and Geographical Dictionary of Japan

By: "Papinot, E."

Price: $23.95

Publisher: "Rutland, VT", Tuttle: 1972

Edition: "8th printing, 1984"

Seller ID: 7-4P008

ISBN: 0804809968

Condition: NEAR FINE


"As new except for slight wear to cover edges and owner's name on first title page. ""principal events and names in the history of Japan up to the 20th century…(including) the dynasties…""842 pages + maps, including 300 illustrations and 18 appendices" View more info

"Spain and the Netherlands, 1559-1659, Ten Studies"

By: "Parker, Geoffrey"

Price: $36.95

Publisher: UK, Fontana/ Collins: 1979

Edition: (1st paperback)

Seller ID: 6-8P001

Condition: NEAR FINE


"Tight, bright covers, lightly age tanned pages, clean and square. Front cover has corner crease, 1/4"" rip at bottom of spine hinge. 288 indexed, annotated pages. Contents: The Dutch Revolt in its European Setting - 3 studies; The Military context of the Revolt - 4 studies; Spain in the Netherlands - 3 Studies. " View more info