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The Doomed City: A Vivid and Realistic Story Graphically Depicting San Francisco's Great Fire

By: Searight, Frank Thompson

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Laird & Lee: 1906

Seller ID: 025642

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Fair Condition


Antique disaster insta-book from a witness to the great San Francisco earthquake and fire. "A vivid and graphic tale of the world's greatest catastrophe, the direful cataclysm that convulsed the golden shores of the land of promise. Realistically described by one of the refugees...Profusely illustrated with characteristic pictures of the horrible storm of fire and flame--Many fascinating and terrible scenes of falling buildings, government troops dynamiting mammoth s... View more info

Witchcraft in Early Modern England

By: Sharpe, James

Price: $17.80

Publisher: Longman: 2001

Seller ID: 025770

ISBN: 0582328756

Condition: Fine Condition


Text unmarked. Some shelf-wear and bumping to corners. Fine condition. 144 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. Category: History::Europe ; ISBN: 0582328756. ISBN/EAN: 9780582328754. Inventory No: 025770. Paperback View more info

American Hero: John Marshall, Chief Justice of the United States

By: Smith, David Bruce

Price: $8.88

Publisher: Belle Isle Books: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 025829

ISBN: 0985935863

Condition: As New


like new condition. Illustrated children's biography. Size: 8.75" x 11". 33 pages. Illustrator: Clarice Smith. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. Category: Children's Books & Illustrators; United States; 18th century; History::United States. ISBN: 0985935863. ISBN/EAN: 9780985935863. Inventory No: 025829. Hardcover View more info

Ed Koch and the Rebuilding of New York City (Columbia History of Urban Life)

By: Soffer, Jonathan

Price: $14.12

Publisher: Columbia University Press: 2012

Seller ID: 027925

ISBN: 0231150334

Condition: Very Good Condition


Occasional pencil underlining. Otherwise gentle reading-wear. Book solid. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. Category: History::New York ; ISBN/EAN: 9780231150330. Inventory No: 027925. Paperback View more info

Religion in New Spain

By: Susan Schroeder; Stafford Poole (Editors)

Price: $33.99

Publisher: University of New Mexico Press: 2007

Seller ID: 023851

ISBN: 0826339786

Condition: Fine Condition


Clean, unmarked condition. Jacket shows light rumpling to top edge and slight dusting to edges of text block. Jacket in new Brodart protector. Size: 10" x 7". 358 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 pounds. Category: History::General; Mexico; Renaissance 16thc to 17thc; ISBN/EAN: 9780826339782. Inventory No: 023851. Hardcover View more info

The European Witch-Craze of the 16th and 17th Centuries

By: Trevor-Roper, H. R.

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Pelican: 1969

Seller ID: 025877

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Fine Condition


Vintage paperback. Unmarked except for Previous owner's name inked on first page and his blindstamp. Gentle age and reading-wear. Slight age-toning to page edges. Fine condition. 144 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 8 ounces. Category: History::Europe ; Inventory No: 025877. This book is very light, and shipping will be upgraded to first class mail.. Paperback View more info

Duck and Cover: A Memoir of My 1960's Brooklyn

By: Villanella, Rosemary Neri

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Xulon Elute: 2017

Seller ID: 027715

ISBN: 1498499732

Condition: Very Good Condition


Pencil marginal marks to a few pages. Book solid. 390 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. Category: History::New York ; ISBN/EAN: 9781498499736. Inventory No: 027715. Paperback View more info

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England Have My Bones

By: White, T. H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Putnams: 1982

Seller ID: 027318

ISBN: 0399127259

Condition: Very Good Condition


Text unmarked. Book solid. Some nicking to edges of dustjacket. Remainder symbol markered on foot of text block. Jacket in new Brodart protector. 306 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. Category: History::Europe ; ISBN: 0399127259. Inventory No: 027318. Hardcover View more info

Scarlet Memorial: Tales Of Cannibalism In Modern China

By: Yi, Zheng

Price: $12.58

Publisher: Boulder, Colo., Perseus: 1998

Seller ID: 028454

ISBN: 0813326168

Condition: Very Good Condition


This compelling book provides a meticulously documented account of officially sanctioned cannibalism in the southwestern province of Guangxi during the Cultural Revolution. Drawing on his unique access to local archives of the Chinese Communist Party and on extensive interviews with party officials, the victims' relatives, and the murderers themselves, Zheng Yi paints a disturbing picture of official compliance in the systematic killing and cannibalization of individuals... View more info

Civil War Ladies Sketchbook, Volumes 1-3

By: York, K.A.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The House of York: 1980

Seller ID: 025420

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Fine Condition


Valuable reference work on Civil War-era women's fashion. Black and white illustrations from drawings. Each volume 40-44 pages. Fine condition. Text clean. Slight foxing and shelf-wear. Size: 8.5" x 11". Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. Category: History::United States ; 19th century; Inventory No: 025420. Paperback View more info