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The Black Hole of Calcutta A Reconstruction

By: Barber, Noel

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London, Readers Union: 1966

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: HIS1692

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


254 pp. Endpaper maps. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has edgewear. A graphic reconstruction of a week in the humid, sapping heat of Calcutta, where a handful of men held off the seige of 50,000 Indians. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Free Trade in Books A Study of the London Book Trade Since 1800

By: Barnes, James J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oxford, UK, Oxford University Press: 1964

Seller ID: HIS1965

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


198 pp. Index spine, corners bumped. Describes the history of British bookselling trade paractices and agreements between publishers and booksellers. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Consult and Advise: A History of the National Joint Council of the Public Service of Canada, 1944-1974

By: Barnes, Leslie W. C. S.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Kingston, Ontario, Industrial Relations Centre, Queen's University: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: HIS0559

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


209 pp. Jacket edges worn, small tear to upper rear edge. Prev owner's name stamped on title page. Inscribed and dated by author on title page. A look at the evolution and role of the National Joint Council and its' approach to solving various public service issues.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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All-Night Party The Women of Bohemian Greenwich Village and Harlem, 1913-1930

By: Barnet, Andrea

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Chapel Hill NC, Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HIS0972

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


260 pp. Photos. Edgewear, corners rubbed. A fascinating look New York City In the early 20th century, and the women that were at the heart of the hotbed of creativity and scandal, and opened the way for women in the rest of the century. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Rise and Fall of the Irish Nation

By: Barrington, Jonah

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, D. & J. Sadlier & Co.: N.D.

Seller ID: HIS1961

Condition: Good


472 pp. Spine, corners bumped. And worn. Upper spine end has strip missing. Tissue protected frontis. Dampstain to lower corner of most pages. Hinges weak. Brown cloth boards. Design embossed on spine, front and rear board. Undated, circa mid 1800's ? . Includes a copy of the original Black List, with 140 names, and the original Red List, with 150 names. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Fire Canoe Prairie Steamboat Days Revisited

By: Barris, Theodore

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1978

Edition: Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: HIS3314

ISBN: 0771010257

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


304 pp. Index. Notes. Bibliography. Illus. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket price-clipped, has light edgewear. Inscribed by the author on the ffep. Letter from the author to the purchaser laid in. A fascinating study of Canada's prairie steamboats. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info

Image for Those Who Stay Behind Rural Society in Nineteenth-Century New England

Those Who Stay Behind Rural Society in Nineteenth-Century New England

By: Barron, Hal S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1993

Seller ID: HIS2346

Condition: Very Good-


184 pp. Index. Edgewear, corners rubbed. Spine sunned. An analysis of the social history of life in the town of Chelsea, Vermont. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Witchcraze : A New History of the European Witch Hunts

By: Barstow, Anne Llewellyn

Price: $18.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, U.S.A., Pandora: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HIS0056

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


255 pp. Unread. An exploration of the deaths of close to 100,000 people over 3 centuries, mostly women. Barstow argues that this is an unrecognized "ethnic cleansing" of independent minded women. View more info

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Witchcraze : A New History of the European Witch Hunts

By: Barstow, Anne Llewellyn

Price: $12.50

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, U.S.A., Pandora: 1994

Seller ID: HIS0944

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


255 pp. Corners rubbed. An exploration of the deaths of close to 100,000 people over 3 centuries, mostly women. Barstow argues that this is an unrecognized "ethnic cleansing" of independent minded women. View more info

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Canadian Papers in Business History Volume 1

By: Baskerville, Peter (Ed. )

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Victoria, BC, University of Victoria: 1989

Seller ID: HIS1475

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


269 pp. Spine bumped. Highlighter in 2 articles. Presents 11 papers on aspects of Canadian business history. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Oxford Gardens The University's Influence on Garden History

By: Batey, Mavis

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Aldershot, Hants, England, Scolar Press: 1986

Seller ID: HIS3093

ISBN: 0859677249

Condition: Very Good-


256 pp. Illus. Index. Notes. Light edgewear, corners rubbed. A study of the history of gardens and landscapes in and around the University of Oxford. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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The Appleby Story

By: Batten, Jack

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Toronto, Appleby College: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HIS1349

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


129 pp. Photos. Spine, corners bumped. Blue cloth boards, gilt lettering on front board. Published to commemorate the 75th anniversary of this Toronto boy's school. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

Image for Die Vergesse Expedition Auf Den Spuren Der Leipziger Mocambique-Expedition Spannaus/stlpner (1931)

Die Vergesse Expedition Auf Den Spuren Der Leipziger Mocambique-Expedition Spannaus/stlpner (1931)

By: Bautz, Karin & Blesse, Giselher

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Germany, Museum Fur Volkerkunde Du Leipzig: 1999

Seller ID: HIS2365

Condition: Very Good-


182 pp. Photos. Fold-out maps. Edgewear, corners rubbed. German text / auf deutsch. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

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Historic Ogdensburg Centennial 1968

By: Baxter, Elizabeth

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Ogdensburg, New York, City of Ogdensburg: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HIS0606

Condition: Very Good


28 pp. Illus. Stapled card covers. Light edgewear. A nice pamphlet, published on the 100th anniversary of Ogdensburg becoming a city, describing the history of the city, and the more important attractions. View more info

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Hollywood in the Thirties

By: Baxter, John

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Paperback Library: 1970

Seller ID: HIS2337

Condition: Very Good-


220 pp. Photos. Index. Edgewear, corners rubbed. A critical look at Hollywood films from 1930 to 1940.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Image for La Patagonia Rebelde II. La Massacre

La Patagonia Rebelde II. La Massacre

By: Bayer, Oswaldo

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Buenos Aires, Argentina, Editorial Planeta Argentina: 1994

Seller ID: HIS2846

Condition: Very Good-


380 pp. Index. Notes. Lgith edgewear. French flaps. Spanish text / en espagnol. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Red Coats on the Prairies The North-West Mounted Police 1886-1900

By: Beahen, William & Horrall, Stan

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, Centax Books: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HIS2838

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


352 pp. Index. Photos. Notes. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has edgewear. An account of the early days of Canada's iconic police force. Jacket art by Clarence Kapay. Heavy book. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

Image for Religions of Rome Volume 2 - A Sourcebook

Religions of Rome Volume 2 - A Sourcebook

By: Beard, Mary & North, John & Price, Simon

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 2001

Seller ID: HIS1036

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


416 pp. Edgewear, corners rubbed. Front cover creased. Provides documents describing religious life in ancient Rome, from the city's founding in the eighth century BC through the next thousand years. Heavy book. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall View more info

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The Origin of the British Colonial System 1578-1660

By: Beer, George Louis

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, The MacMillan Company: 1922

Seller ID: HIS1222

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


438 pp. Spine, corners bumped. Some pencil lines in margins. Spine sunned. Red cloth baords, gilt lettering on spine. Prev owner's name on front endpaper. Describes the origins, establishment, and development of the British colonial system up to the outbreak of the American Revolution. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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The Little Band The Clashes between the Communist and the Canadian Establishment 1928-1932

By: Beetcherman, Lita-Rose

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Deneau Publishers: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HIS3402

ISBN: 0888791151

Condition: Very Good-


247 pp. Index. Notes; light edgewear, corners rubbed. Prev owner's name on the ffep. A study of the reaction of the Canadian establishment to the small grop of activists that formed Canada's Communist Party. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info