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Príbéh židôvského muyea v Praze (The story of the Jewish museum in Prague)

By: "Volavkova, Hana"

Price: $39.95

Publisher: "Prague, Czechoslovakia", Odeon: 1966

Seller ID: 7-7Y009

Condition: GOOD


"READING COPY. Text in SLOVAK. Tight, with bright, clean pages. White cloth covers with gilt designs and title show age soil. UGLY Illustrated dust jacket is present but with totally tattered top and bottom edges with missing pieces and owners sticker on front.. 166 b&w and colored plates. By tracing the history of the once secret Jewish museum in Prague, this book documents the history of the Jews of Czechoslovakia, especially in the twentieth century through the Holocaust. 348 pages. 9.5x10.75x1.25""" 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 portrait of these extraordinary rulers, examining their intricate relationships to each other and to history. She traces the tu... View more info

The Great Fire of London

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

Price: $33.95

Publisher: NY, Cumberland Enterprises: 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

Night

By: "Wiesel, Elie"

Price: $18.95

Publisher: NY, Avon / Discus (#NS47): 1969

Edition: "(3rd printing, August, 1970)"

Seller ID: 4DP020r

Condition: VERY GOOD-


" Tight, light age tanning, clean & square, but some chipping to cover edges and tiny corner bump. The author's story of his childhood as the only member of his family who survived the Nazi death camps (Auschwitz and Buchenwald). Wiesel was the winner of the 1986 Nobel Peace Prize." View more info

"Chronologia Enciclopedica Do Mundo Moderno - Terceiro volume, 1861-1889 (Original title: Chronology of the Modern World)"

By: "Williams, Neville (Antonio Carreto Fidalgo, trans.)"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: "Lisbon, Portugal", Circulo de Leitores: 1989

Seller ID: 1NT001

Condition: FINE


As new - gift quality! 117 illustrated (black and white photos) pages. Text in Portuguese. View more info

Edmund Wilson's TO THE FINLAND STATION: A Study in the Writing and Acting of History

By: "Wilson, Edmund"

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Doubleday Anchor:

Seller ID: B000MUDKDM

ISBN: B000MUDKDM

Condition: GOOD


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The Great Hunger: Ireland 1845-1849

By: "Woodham-Smith, Cecil"

Price: $4.45

Publisher: E. P. Dutton:

Seller ID: 9780525476436

ISBN: 0525476431

Condition: GOOD


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Finlands Utmarkelsetecken: : En redogorelse for Finlands officiella och halvofficiella utmarkesle- och minnestecken

By: "Wrede, E.F."

Price: $49.95

Publisher: "Hlesinki, Finland", Soderstrom &C:O Fortladsaktiebolag: 1946

Seller ID: 7-2X018

Condition: POOR


"UGLY - READING COPY. Green cloth spine with gilt is ripped at front hinge and detached from front, patterned paper board. Text block is solid . Crisp clean interior pages. Stamp of Consulate General of Finland, New York in several interior pages. Finlands Utmarkelsetecken en redogörelse for Finlands officiella och Halvofficiella utmarkelse-och Minnestecken. A guide to Finland's official and semi-official awards and memorabilia. Military medals and memorabilia. 602 pages including black & white photos of medals and a few color plates showing ribbon colors of various awards. 7x10x2.25... View more info

Sternstunden der Menschheit

By: "Zweig, Stefan"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: "Frankfurt, Germant", Im Insel Verlag: 1970

Seller ID: 84T002

Condition: VERY GOOD/No DJ


"Tight, faint page yellowing, clean, curled. Rubbed edges and hinges.Owner's name and some notes inside covers ""Funf historische Miniaturen."" "" Die Weltminute von Waterloo (Napoleon und Grouchy, 18 Juni 1815) - Der Kampf um den Sudpol (Kapitan Scott, 90. Breitengrad, 16 Januar 1912) Der Kampf um die erde"" Text in German.79 pages (7.75x4.5"")" View more info

"El Regne de la Ciutat de Valencia, Su Actual Realidad Juridica Segun Privilegios Concedidos desde el ano 1240 al 1261 por Jaime I, Rey de Aragon y Valencia y Conde De Barcelona"

By: AP

Price: $12.95

Publisher: "Valencia, Spain", AP: 1963

Seller ID: 9-7H001

Condition: VERY GOOD-


"Tight, bright, slight age soil to exterior. 8 page staple bound pamphlet. Single staple is slightly rusted. Inside of front cover has 2 maps of 13th century Valencia. The balance of 6 pages are solid, unmarked text. (2 corrections to text are obviously done by the printer.) ""The Kingdom of the City of Valencia, Its Current Legal Reality According to Privileges Granted from the year 1240 to 1261 by Jaime I, King of Aragon and Valencia and Conde De Barcelona"" Readable in Spanish but spellings of some words seem to indicate actually in Catalan. " View more info

Ein Lesebuch - Choix de textes - Raccolta di testi - Collecziun de texts

By: Ernst Brugger (preface)

Price: $22.95

Publisher: Switzerland, Schweizerischen Bundesrat: 1975

Seller ID: 85H012

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"As new except for scrape on cover and faintest curl to front cover. A collection or articles celebrating the 125th Anniversary of the Swiss Constitution. in 4 languages (German, French, Italian and Corsican) by 78 authors (from Barth to Jung to Le Corbusier to Piaget ). 685 annotated pages indexed by author, including brief biographies of each author. 5.75x8x1.5"" (14.5x20.5x3.8cm)" View more info

Crimes Against Humanity and Civilization: The Genocide of the Armenians

By: Facing History and Ourselves

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Facing History and Ourselves National Foundation:

Seller ID: 9780975412503

ISBN: 0975412507

Condition: GOOD


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"The American-Scandinavian Foundation 1911-2011, Scandinavian Review, Autumn 2011, Volume 98 Number 3"

By: Gallagher & Leth

Price: $17.95

Publisher: "NYC,NY", The American Scandinavian Foundation: 2011

Seller ID: 8-DH008

Condition: FINE


"As new - gift quality! Journal of the American-Scandinavian Foundation…that promotes international understanding through educational and cultural exchange between the United States and Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. 108 illustrated pages, 6x9x.25 (15.2x23x.5cm). ""Centennial Chronicle, Part 3"", ""Exhibiting Modernism: A History of the ASF's 1912 Exhibition of Contemporary Scandinavian Art and It's Legacy""." View more info

The British Assault on Finland 1854-1855 : A Forgotten Naval War

By: Greenhill & Giffard

Price: $19.95

Publisher: "Annapolis, Maryland", Conway Maritime Press/Naval Institute Press: 1988

Seller ID: 8-2H010

ISBN: 0870210572

Condition: NEAR FINE


"As new except for faint foxing to exterior page edges and faint shelfwear to top edge of crisp and shiny dustjacket. 336 indexed pages. 6.25x9.5x1"" (16x24x2.3 cm). The Crimean War actually began and ended in the Baltic. The Royal Navy, with the first steam battlefleet to go to war choose as their target, the Finns as the owners of the largest proportion to Russian-flag shipping.366 indexed pages containing and extensive Bibliography and illustrated with maps and black and white photos." View more info

The New World Book of Kellys (Volume 1 & 2)

By: Halbert's Family Heritage

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Halbert's Family Heritage: 1997

Seller ID: 7-7Y008

Condition: FINE


"As new, individually printed. 97 pages of material on immigration and genealogy, + 112 pages of material on ""Early Kelly Immigrants to North America, Family Associations, Surname Registers and Reunion Committees"" and a 762 page ""Kelly International Registry"" by name and address as of 1997. All but the Registry are in a larger print font. The registry is in a telephone book size format but with clearer more readable spacing. 8.7x10.78x2.25""(2 volumes)" View more info

"Index to Old-Lore Miscellany of Orkney, Shetland, Caithness and Sutherland"

By: J.A.B. Townsend

Price: $6.95

Publisher: London, "Viking Society for Northern Research, University College": 1992

Seller ID: 6-3T018

ISBN: 0903521261

Condition: NEAR FINE


"As new except for faint shelfwear to covers. ""covers 'Old--Lore Miscellany' only, which was issued in 10 volumes between 1907 and 1946"" Contains Introduction and Conversion Table plus Indices for Author, Subject, Round-Up County by County, Portraits, and Obituaries. 26 pages." View more info

"Churchill's Prisoners: Italians in Orkney, 1942-44"

By: James MacDonald

Price: $16.95

Publisher: "Kirkwall, Orkney", Orkney Wireless Museum: 1998

Edition: (reprint)

Seller ID: 6-3T019

ISBN: 0951620002

Condition: NEAR FINE


"Tight, bright, clean and square. Light foxing to covers and sticker remnant on back cover. 44 page, staple-bound with 27 illustrations including group photos (football team and band), the newsletter listing the winners on sports day (in English and Italian), and the Chapel listing the artists who worked on it. Recollections of Italian prisoners of war held in Orkney during WWII building the ""Churchill Barriers"" for the protection of Scapa Flow after the torpedoing of the HMS Royal Oak." View more info

The Great Courses: The Italians before Italy: Conflict and Competition in the Mediterranean - CD only

By: Kenneth R. Bartlett

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Teaching Company:

Seller ID: 9781598033472

ISBN: 1598033476

Condition: GOOD


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Embajador en el Inferno: Memorias de once anos de cautiverio en la Union Sovietica

By: Luca de Tena; Torcuato

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Mexico, EDiVision: 1989

Edition: (1st thus)

Seller ID: 09T044

ISBN: 9688900109

Condition: NEAR FINE


"Tight, bright, clean, faint curl. Sticker remnants on covers. ""Las vitorias iniciales de los almanes sobre Francia, Belgica, Holanda, Noruega y los paises Balticos incluyendo la frontera septentrional espanola, tenian convencide a Francisco Franco de que el ejercito aleman era invencible y qu el fascismo estaba destinado histoicamente a triunfar y reinar en e mundo..."" Tex tin Spanish." View more info

"Inishowen: It's History, Traditions, and Antiquities"

By: Maghtochair (Michael Harkin)

Price: $147.95

Publisher: "Donegal, Ireland", M. Harkin (Publisher): 1935

Seller ID: 4-9T020

Condition: GOOD-


"Tight, some aging, square. Green cloth covers with black lettering are faded and rubbed. Spine has softened ends and a reading crease. No dust jacket. There is the beginning of a crack on the end paper gutters. Age tanning of exterior page edges, end papers and title page. Some pages with fingerprints. A small margin note on page 44. A 1937 newspaper clipping with a poem about Both-Chonais has been attached to page 87 (which mentions Both-Chonais) with a straight pin (now rusted) which has left a shadow on the facing page. ""Under the nom-de-plume of ""Maghtochair""... View more info