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Anzio: Italy and the Battle for Rome - 1944

By: "Clark, Lloyd"

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Grove Press:

Seller ID: 9780802143266

ISBN: 0802143261

Condition: very good


The Allied attack of Normandy beach has been immortalized in film and literature, but it was the Allied campaign on the beaches of Western Italy, at Anzio, that reigns as the bloodiest battle in the Second World War's western theater. One of the world's leading military historians, Lloyd Clark, delivers a gripping narrative and fresh interpretation of this remarkable but overshadowed battle. About six months before D-Day, in January 1944, a united force of 36,000 soldier... View more info

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Japanese Art of War

By: "Cleary, Thomas"

Price: $5.50

Publisher: Shambhala:

Seller ID: 9780877736530

ISBN: 0877736537

Condition: GOOD


Military rule and the martial tradition of the samurai have dominated Japanese culture for centuries, virtually to the present day. According to Thomas Cleary--translator of more than twenty-five classics of Asian philosophy--the Japanese people have been so steeped in the way of the warrior that some of the manners and mentality of this outlook remain embedded in their individual and collective consciousness. Cleary shows how well-known attributes such as the reserve an... View more info

The Gypsies (Original title: Les Tziganes)

By: "Clebert, Jean-Paul"

Price: $6.99

Publisher: "Baltimore, MD", 1969

Edition: (reprint)

Seller ID: 23P011

Condition: GOOD


"Reading copy. Tight, tanned pages, clean interior, age soiled exterior, tilted. Spine is creased and has wear to ends, rubbed cover edges and creased cover corners. ""since their unexplained appearance in Europe in the fifteenth century, the Gypsies have doggedly refused to conform to the settled life...they have covered the continent and spread to America...their origin and dispersion, the occupations and traditions, their customs in love and death, and the... View more info

"Paysages Africains: Tchad, Tibesti, Fezzan, Borkou"

By: "Clot, Rene-Jean"

Price: $49.95

Publisher: France, 1945

Edition: "(Limited, 1st edition)"

Seller ID: 67X010

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"#228 of 1720 copies. Protective glassine cover shows signs of wear around edges. Slight age soil and yellowing to protective cover and rough cut page edges. Interior on high quality art papers. 68 tipped in drawings (charcoal, ink and sepia) and water color prints by the official painter of the Leclerc column (Philippe de Hauteclocque) - WWII North African campaign from the French Fort Lamy in Chad (December, 1942) to joining Montgomery's 8th army in January 1943... View more info

la grande clarte du moyen age

By: "Cohen, Gustave"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: France, 1967

Seller ID: 82P027

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"As new, appears unread, but had a 3/4"" tear on end of spine hinge and age yellowing of pages. Text in French. ""une histoire de la sensibilite medievale.""" View more info

Incursion: From America's Chokehold on the Nva Lifelines to the Sacking of the Cambodian Sanctuaries

By: "Coleman, J.D."

Price: $3.00

Seller ID: 9780312927769

ISBN: 0312927762

Condition: GOOD


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The Ancien Regime and the French Revolution

By: "Collins, James B."

Price: $58.50

Publisher: Cengage Learning:

Seller ID: 9780155073876

ISBN: 0155073877

Condition: GOOD


This book covers the period from the end of the Old Regime through the French Revolution. It consists of the last five chapters of Collins' A SURVEY OF FRENCH HISTORY and is appropriate for either the European History Survey or as a stand-alone text on the French Revolution. This narrative survey features an integration of social, cultural, economic, and political history. View more info

Hopi Kachina Dolls: With a Key to Their Identification

By: "Colton, Harold S.  "

Price: $7.95

Publisher: 1980

Edition: (9th printing)

Seller ID: 48T021

Condition: VERY GOOD


"Tight, bright, clean interior, faintest age soil to exterior. Slight crease to upper right front cover. 150 indexed pages. Color photos and sketches. American Indian Dolls." View more info

The Log of Christopher Columbus: His own account of the voyage that changed the world

By: "Columbus, Christopher (Robert H. Fuson, trans.)"

Price: $13.95

Publisher: 1992

Edition: (1st thus)

Seller ID: 4-NX001

ISBN: 0877423164

Condition: NEAR FINE


"As new except for tiniest crease on bottom corner of back cover. ""In this new translation of Columbus' log of discovery, Robert Fuson is able to create a readable, accurate and deeply moving translation of Columbus' original log. A book for everyone: sailors, history buffs and students. Includes authentic charts and notes. 115 illustrations.""" View more info

"Combat: Pacific Theater, World War II"

By: "Congdon, Don (Editor) "

Price: $8.10

Publisher: NY, 1959

Edition: (later printing)

Seller ID: 48P154

Condition: NEAR FINE


"""From the bombing of Pearl Harbor to the destruction of the Japanese fleet in Leyte Gulf - here is the island war, unforgettably recorded by the men who fought it."" Chip at top of spine. No other marks or creases." View more info

Napoleon's Satellite Kingdoms

By: "Connelly, Owen (Harold T. Parker, Foreword)"

Price: $24.95

Publisher: NY, 1969

Edition: (1st thus)

Seller ID: 7-4T013

Condition: GOOD+


"Tight, clean interior but light age soil to exterior, tilted spine. Owner's name inside front cover but no other markings. Light chipping to cover edges. 398 indexed, annotated pages including bibliography. ""the first history of the Napoleonic empire to focus primarily on the kingdoms in Naples, Italy, Holland, Spain, and Westphalia that were created by Napoleon and ruled by embers of his family...development of all 5 kingdoms from their establishment to th... View more info

Michael Collins: The Man Who Made Ireland

By: "Coogan, Tim Pat"

Price: $8.45

Publisher: Roberts Rinehart Publishers:

Seller ID: 9781570980756

ISBN: 1570980756

Condition: GOOD


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"Seafaring Women: Adventures of Pirate Queens, Female Stowaways, and Sailors' Wives"

By: "Cordingly, David"

Price: $7.45

Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks:

Seller ID: 9780375758720

ISBN: 0375758720

Condition: very good


For centuries, the sea has been regarded as a male domain, but in this illuminating historical narrative, maritime scholar David Cordingly shows that an astonishing number of women went to sea in the great age of sail. Some traveled as the wives or mistresses of captains; others were smuggled aboard by officers or seamen. And Cordingly has unearthed stories of a number of young women who dressed in men's clothes and worked alongside sailors for months, sometimes years, w... View more info

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The Fall of the House of Habsburg

By: "Crankshaw, Edward"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Penguin Books:

Seller ID: 9780140064599

ISBN: 0140064591

Condition: GOOD


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The Battle of Leyte Gulf: 23-26 October 1944 (Bluejacket Books)

By: "Cutler, Thomas J."

Price: $11.45

Publisher: US Naval Institute Press:

Seller ID: 9781557502438

ISBN: 1557502439

Condition: GOOD


The last great naval battle of World War II, Leyte Gulf also is remembered as the biggest naval battle ever fought anywhere, and this book has been called the best account of it ever written. First published in hardcover on the battle's fiftieth anniversary in 1994 and drawing on materials not previously available, it blends history with human drama to give a real sense of what happened -- despite the mammoth scope of the battle. Every facet of naval warfare was involved... View more info

Geisha

By: "Dalby, Liza Crihfield"

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Japan, 1985

Seller ID: 5-6T005

ISBN: 4484851156

Condition: GOOD+


"Book with black and white flower-patterned cover with French flaps- as new except for faint foxing to top exterior page edges. Cream colored dust jacket with multi-colored patterns and lettering and 2 photographs is intact but stained. Pink sales banner with white lettering is present but creased, rubbed and torn. Anthropologist Liza Dalby was accepted into the geisha community of Pontochô in Kyoto for a yearlong stint under the geisha name Ichigiku. This account... View more info

Geisha

By: "Dalby, Liza"

Price: $6.00

Publisher: University of California Press:

Seller ID: 9780520204959

ISBN: 0520204956

Condition: very good


In this classic best-seller, Liza Dalby, the only non-Japanese ever to have trained as a geisha, offers an insider's look at the exclusive world of female companions to the Japanese male elite. Her new preface considers the geisha today as a vestige of tradition as Japan heads into the 21st century. View more info

Societies and Languages of the Ancient Near East: Studies in Honour of I.M. Diakonoff

By: "Dandamayev, Gershevitch, Klengel, Komoroczy, Larsen & Postgate (ed.)"

Price: $44.95

Publisher: 1982

Seller ID: 6-6X002

ISBN: 0856682055

Condition: VERY GOOD


"As new except for 1/4"" rip at top edge of spine covering creating a crease and slight curl from the size of the book. 41 essays in English, French or German. 356 pages, annotated and/or illustrated as appropriate." View more info

"The Western Mediterranean (Fascicle #57), The Cambridge Ancient History , Volume II (Revised edition), Chapter XXXVII"

By: "Daniel, Glyn & Evans, J.D."

Price: $7.95

Publisher: "London, UK", 1967

Seller ID: 10H039

Condition: VERY GOOD-


"Tight, faint page yellowing, clean interior, slight age soil to exterior, square. Owner's name on title page. Small crease on front cover corner. Red covers, sewn binding. 72 pages including Bibliography + fold-out map.. " View more info

We Led the Way: Darby's Rangers

By: "Darby, W., Baumer, W."

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Jove:

Seller ID: 9780515082531

ISBN: 0515082538

Condition: GOOD


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