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Sons of Sinbad

By: "Villiers, Alan"

Price: $42.95

Publisher: NY, c1969

Seller ID: 15T029

Condition: GOOD+


"Tight, bright, light age soil to exterior pages edges, slight curl. Corner bumps have left a few dog-eared pages. ""an account of sailing with the Arabs and their dhows. In the Red Sea, around the coasts of Arabia, and to Zanzibar and Tanganyika: pearling in the Persian Gulf: and the life of the Shipmasters, the Mariners and the Merchants of Kuwait...Illustrated with photographs by the author"" 414 indexed pages. Originally published in 1940. &#... View more info

Japan As Number One: Lessons for America (Japanese Edition)

By: "Vogel, Ezra F."

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Harpercollins College Div:

Seller ID: 9780060907914

ISBN: 0060907916

Condition: GOOD


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"Byzantina kai Metabyzantina, Volume Two: Studies on Byantium. Seljuks, and Ottomans (Reprinted Studies"

By: "Vryonis, Speros Jr. "

Price: $48.95

Publisher: "Malibu,CA", 1981

Seller ID: 6-6H008

ISBN: 0890030715

Condition: VERY GOOD-


"Tight, clean, slight curl and bumped corner. Faded covers with sunned spine. Volume 2 only. 16 essays ""dealing with the relations of the Turks and Greeks from the eleventh century to the outbreak of the Greek Revolution in 1821…"" Indexed and annotated. Paginated by original source of article." View more info

KL: A History of the Nazi Concentration Camps

By: "Wachsmann, Nikolaus"

Price: $20.00

Publisher: "Farrar, Straus and Giroux":

Seller ID: 9780374535926

ISBN: 0374535922

Condition: NEW


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Dying in the Land of Promise: Palestine and Palestinian Christianity from Pentecost to 2000

By: "Wagner, Donald"

Price: $49.95

Publisher: "London, UK", 2003

Edition: (2nd revised edition)

Seller ID: 09T013

Condition: FINE


"As new - gift quality! ""two simultaneous narratives, the dominant of which is the story of Palestinian Christianity. The narratives are set within the context of Palestine's changing political and religious history. Gradually the secondary narrative overtakes the Christian narrative, particularly during the last 12 years with the rise of nationalism, Zionism, the triumph of Israel, and the dramatic decline of Palestinian Christianity in the Holy Land...... View more info

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At the Hurricane's Eye

By: "Walker, Greg"

Price: $3.50

Publisher: N/A:

Seller ID: 9780804109550

ISBN: 0804109559

Condition: GOOD


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Desert Queen

By: "WALLACH, JANET"

Price: $8.50

Publisher: N/A:

Seller ID: 9781400096190

ISBN: 1400096197

Condition: GOOD


Turning away from the privileged world of the " eminent Victorians, " Gertrude Bell (1868-- 1926) explored, mapped, and excavated the world of the Arabs. Recruited by British intelligence during World War I, she played a crucial role in obtaining the loyalty of Arab leaders, and her connections and information provided the brains to match T. E. Lawrence's brawn. After the war, she played a major role in creating the modern Middle East and was, at the time, considered the... View more info

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Just And Unjust Wars: Incorporating The Lessons Of Operation Desert Storm

By: "Walzer, Michael"

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Basic Books:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 9780465037018

ISBN: 0465037011

Condition: GOOD


A classic treatment of the morality of war written by one of our country's leading philosophers, with a new introduction considering the wars in Bosnia and Kosovo. Just and Unjust Wars examines a variety of conflicts in order to understand exactly why, according to Walzer,"the argument about war and justice is still a political and moral necessity." Walzer's classic work draws on historical illustrations that range all the way from the Athenian attack on Melos to this mo... View more info

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The Civil War: An Illustrated History

By: "Ward, Geoffrey C., Burns, Ric, Burns, Ken"

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Knopf:

Seller ID: 9780394562858

ISBN: 0394562852

Condition: very good


"The Civil War defined us as what we are and it opened us to being what we became, good and bad things.... It was the crossroads of our being, and it was a hell of a crossroads: the suffering, the enormous tragedy of the whole thing."- Shelby Foote, from "The Civil War" When the illustrated edition of "The Civil War" was first published, "The New York Time" hailed it as "a treasure for the eye and mind." Now Geoffrey Ward's magisterial work of history is availabl... View more info

"The Stone Age in the Aegean (Fascicle #36), The Cambridge Ancient History, Volume I (Revised edition), Chapter X"

By: "Weinberg, S.S."

Price: $7.95

Publisher: "London, UK", 1965

Seller ID: 10H033

Condition: VERY GOOD-


"Tight, faint page yellowing, clean interior, slight age soil to exterior, faint curl. Owner's name on title page. Bumped bottom corner. Red covers, sewn binding. 68 pages including Bibliography. " View more info

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Silent Night: The Story of the World War I Christmas Truce

By: "Weintraub, Stanley"

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Plume:

Seller ID: 9780452283671

ISBN: 0452283671

Condition: very good


In the early months of World War I, on Christmas Eve, men on both sides of the trenches laid down their arms and joined in a spontaneous celebration. Despite orders to continue shooting, the unofficial truce spread across the front lines. Even the participants found what they were doing incredible: Germans placed candlelit Christmas trees on trench parapets, warring soldiers sang carols, and men on both sides shared food parcels from home. They climbed from the trench... View more info

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The Children of Henry VIII

By: "Weir, Alison"

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books:

Seller ID: 9780345407863

ISBN: 0345407865

Condition: GOOD


" Fascinating . . . Alison Weir does full justice to the subject." --The Philadelphia Inquirer At his death in 1547, King Henry VIII left four heirs to the English throne: his only son, the nine-year-old Prince Edward; the Lady Mary, the adult daughter of his first wife Katherine of Aragon; the Lady Elizabeth, the teenage daughter of his second wife Anne Boleyn; and his young great-niece, the Lady Jane Grey. In this riveting account Alison Weir paints a unique po... View more info

The Great Fire of London

By: "Weiss, David A. (Joseph Papin, Illus.)"

Price: $33.95

Publisher: NY, c1992

Edition: (Signed)

Seller ID: 13H003

Condition: FINE


"As new - gift quality! ""A book that delights, informs and suggests startling parallels to today's world…King Charles II, whose far-seeing plan rebuilt a city; Samuel Pepys whose diary told the tale; Christopher Wren whose architectural genius brought London back to life...the epic mess..."" 155 indexed pages including Bibliography." View more info

"Speculum: A Journal of Medieval Studies, July 1987, Vol. 62, No. 3"

By: "Wenger, Luke (ed)"

Price: $12.95

Publisher: "Cambridge, MA", 1987

Seller ID: 7-4X001

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"Tight, light age tanning of covers, clean and square. 4 articles: "" 'Hommo, omino Latinus'? The Theological and Cultural Background of Pope Gregory the Great"" (Petersen); ""Imre Bob's Reconsiderations of Moravia's Early History and Arnulf of Corinthia's Ostpolitik (887-892) (Bowlus); ""Nobles, Ministerials, and Knights in the Archdiocese of Salzburg"" (Freed); ""The Apocalyptic Age of Hypocrisy: Faus Semblant and A... View more info

Patterns in Prehistory: Humankind's First Three Million Years

By: "Wenke, Robert J."

Price: $9.00

Publisher: "Oxford University Press, USA":

Edition: 3

Seller ID: 9780195068481

ISBN: 0195068483

Condition: very good


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That Denmark Might Live: The Saga of Danish Resistance in World War II

By: "Werstein, Irving"

Price: $18.95

Publisher: "Philadelphia, PA", 1967

Seller ID: 4-DT005

Condition: FAIR


"Reading copy. Ex-library with all expected markings of a ""withdrawn"" book. Tight binding. No dust jacket. Red cloth cover edges worn through to boards in a few spots. Softened spine ends. Soiled exterior page edges. Occasional fingerprints on text edges. Ugly but solid. The story of the Danish Resistance against the German occupation in WWII, whose efforts ""According to Field Marshall Montgomery 'was worth ten divisions' "". 143 p... View more info

Sword over Richmond: An Eyewitness History of McClellan's Peninsula Campaign

By: "Wheeler, Richard"

Price: $5.45

Publisher: Harpercollins:

Seller ID: 9780060920678

ISBN: 006092067X

Condition: GOOD


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North American Indian Arts (Golden Guide)

By: "Whiteford, Andrew Hunter"

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Golden Press:

Seller ID: 9780307240323

ISBN: 0307240320

Condition: GOOD


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Legion of the Lafayette

By: "Whitehouse, Arch"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: 1962

Seller ID: 5-4P003

Condition: VERY GOOD


"Tight, age tanning to pages and spine, clean, and square. Light rubbing to cover edges. The story of the Lafayette Escadrille, American idealists who, before their country entered World War I, volunteered to serve in the French army…becoming the first unit of American airmen ever to go into combat. Among them, William A. Wellman (director of Wings), Nordoff and Hall (authors of Mutiny on the Bounty)." View more info