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Barnes, Albert. An Inquiry into the Scriptural Views of Slavery. Detroit, Michigan: Negro History Press, 1969. Facsimile reprint. 384 pages. Reprint of Philadelphia: Parry & McMillan, 1855. On lower spine: Scholarly Press. Very good hardcover. Extensive pencil underlining and marginalia in first half of the book. #23525. $47.50
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Besson, Waldemar, und Friedrich Frhr. Hiller v. Gaertringen, Herausgebers. Geschichte und Gegenwartsbewusstsein: Historische Betrachtungen und Untersuchungen. Festschrift fur Hans Rothfels zum 70. Geburtstag dargebracht von Kollegen, Freunden und Schulern. Gottingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1963. 526 pages. Bibliographical references. Portrait. Text mostly in German. Good hardcover, bound in buckram. Exlibrary: call number, stamps on top, fore and bottom edges, stamp inside front cover, and inside rear cover. Small colored felt-tip mark on top edge. #25636. $30
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Bezold, Carl. Historische Keilschrifttexte aus Assur. Zettelproben des Babylonische-assyrischen Worterbuchs der Heidelberger Akademie der Wissenschaften. Heidelberg: Carl Winters Universitatsbuchhandlung, 1915. 67 pages. Sitzungsberichte der Heidelberger Akademie der Wissenschaften, Stiftung Heinrich Lanz, Philosophisch-historische Klasse, Jahrgang 1915, 8. Abhandlung. Text in German and Assyrian(?). Good wrappers (soft cover), bookplate inside front cover, former owner's name on title page, covers frayed and worn and loose at spine ends. #27890. $35
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Bishop, Patrick. Fighter Boys: Saving Britain 1940. London: HarperCollinsPublisher, 2003. 1st printing. xiii, 434 pages. Index. Bibliographical references. Photographs. Map. Inscribed and signed by the author. Very good hardcover. ISBN 0002571692. #27783. $35
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Blatt, Warren, editor. Resources for Jewish Genealogy in the Boston Area. Newton Highlands, Massachusetts: Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Boston, 1996. 1st printing. 4to (large book). vii, 275 pages. Index. Bibliography. Photographs. Includes listings on census records, naturalizations, passenger lists, and vital records. Very good hardcover. ISBN 0965215105. #23104. $4.95
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Blix, Hans. Disarming Iraq. New York: Pantheon Books, 2004. 1st printing. x, 285 pages. Inscribed and signed by the author. Very good hardcover in very good dust jacket. ISBN 0375423028. #27933. $20
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Brewitz, Walther. Von Abraham bis Rathenau: Viertausend Jahre judischer Geschichte. Berlin: Dr. W. Brewitz, 1937. 2. Auflage, 35.-45. Tausend. 16mo (small book). x, 247 pages, und 22 Federzeichnungen. Index. Text in German. Very good stiff wrappers (soft cover). #27757. $45
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Brooks, Mary Elizabeth. A King for Portugal: The Madrigal Conspiracy, 1594-95. Madison and Milwaukee: University of Wisconsin Press, 1964. 1st printing. 192 pages. Index. Bibliography. Illustrations. Very good hardcover in slightly worn and torn dust jacket. #18237. $10
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Burman, Ben Lucien. The Generals Wear Cork Hats. An Amazing Adventure that Made World History. Sketches by Alice Caddy. New York: Taplinger Publishing Co., 1963. 'This is a limited edition of 300 copies of which this is copy No.-', however no copy number has been filled in. xvi, 257, [12] pages. Photographs. Illustrations. Endpaper maps. Inscribed and signed by the author: 'For Jack Howard, With Every Kind of Good wish, Ben (Ben Lucien Burman)'. 'Mr. Burman decides to go to Africa with his wife and illustrator, Alice Caddy, to learn the truth about Petain and the Vichy government, and arriving at the headquarters of the Free French rebels in the Congo, suddenly found himself plunged into a situation rivaling that of any of his fictional heroes.' - Front and rear dust jacket panels. Very good hardcover in slightly worn and frayed dust jacket. #23048. $15
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Carlyle, Thomas. The French Revolution: A History. In Three Volumes. Volume 1: The Bastille. Volume II: The Constitution. Volume III: The Guillotine. Philadelphia: Porter & Coats, 1892? 3 volumes (487, 501, 487 pages). Index. Illustrations. Good hardcover, black cloth with gilt title device and fleur-de-lis on the front cover and spine. #26752. $35
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Chazan, Robert. Medieval Jewry in Northern France: A Political and Social History. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1973. xi, 238 pages. Index. Bibliography. Maps. Johns Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science, Ninety-First Series (1973), 2. 'The Jews of medieval northern France occupy a distinguished niche in the long and rich history of their people. They constituted an important element in early Ashkenazic Jewry, the biological source of the major portion of modern Jewish population.' - Introduction. Very good hardcover in slightly worn dust jacket. ISBN 0801815037. #27041. $45
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Chirol, Valentine. The Occident and the Orient. Lectures on the Harris Foundation, 1925. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1924. 1st printing. Small 8vo. ix, 228 pages. Index. Very good hardcover; some stains on fore-edge. #27747. $27.50
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City of Peekskill Anniversary Celebration. Peekskill: A Journey into History, 1839-1965. Peekskill Bay, Commemorating 126 Years of History, Village 1839, City 1940. [Front cover title.] Peekskill, New York: City of Peekskill Anniversary Celebration Committees, 1965. 4to. No pagination. Photographs. Illustrations. Good stiff pictorial wrappers (soft cover); some soiling and foxing. #29172. $90
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Cornwall, Julian. Revolt of the Peasantry 1549. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1977. 1st printing. 254 pages. Index. Bibliography. Maps. Peasant uprisings, Kett's Rebellion in Great Britain. Very good hardcover in very good dust jacket. ISBN 0710086768. #28026. $30
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De Armond, Robert, John E. Concaus, William S. Ure, and Elizabeth M. Balser, Registrars. 1981 Street List, Town of Westborough, Mass. Westborough, Massachusetts: Town of Westborough, 1981. 232 pages. Very good stiff wrappers (soft cover). #29084. $25
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Doyle, John Andrew. The American Colonies Previous to the Declaration of Independence. London: Rivingtons, 1869. Photocopy. vii, 219 pages. Good hardcover. Exlibrary: spine label, stamps on top, fore and bottom edges, stamp inside front cover; pocket inside rear cover. This library-bound photocopy lacks a copy of the title page. Bound in front 16-page 'New Works in Course of Publication by Messrs. Rivington'/ #26900. $55
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Duncan, G. I. O. The High Court of Delegates. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1971. 1st printing. xxvii, 318 pages. Index. Bibliography. Cambridge Studies in English Legal History. A study of the principal appellate court in the English civil law hierarchy, the High Court of Delegates, examines the history, jurisdiction, procedure, personnel and records of the court from the mid-sixteenth century until its abolition in 1832. - Front jacket flap. Very good hardcover in very good dust jacket. ISBN 052108024X. #29107. $45
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Eaton, F. B., compiler. History of the Franklin-Street Church, Manchester, New Hampshire, 1844-1894, with Sermons, Addresses, and Proceedings at the Semi-Centennial Anniversary, October 7 and 9. Manchester, New Hampshire: Printed by the John B. Clarke Company, 1894. 114 pages. Unpaged appendix of 1,273 Members of the Church. History of the First Congregational Society. Good blind-stamped hardcover. #19443. $17.50
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Experiences of Chinese Revolution. Experiences of Chinese Revolution: Some Unpublished Notes. Montreal: Asia News & Information Service, 1980. 92 pages. 'Reports and articles being produced in this booklet were obtained by Asia News and Information Service from a Third World delegation which visited the People's Republic of Chine in 1979.' - Preface. Includes: From the minutes of the 1970 meeting between Chou En-Lai and Souren Bose, Rectification campaign in Yenan, On underground work in Shanghai, On Chairman Mao's revolutionary practice, and Other reports. Very good stiff wrappers (soft cover). #29092. $20
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Fleischmann, Julius. Die Wahrheit uber das amerikanische Angebot auf dem Schoneberger Sudgelande 14400 Wohnungen zu erbauen. Berlin: Hensel & Co. Verlag, 1927. 32 pages. A pamphlet written in opposition to the proposed construction of 14,400 housing units in Berlin, Germany, by New York's P. W. Chapman & Co. Text in German. Good stiff wrappers (soft cover), front and rear covers soiled, page edges slightly worn. #26414. $75
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Forester, Thomas. The Chronicle of Florence of Worcester, with the Two Continuations; Comprising Annals of English History, from the Departure of the Romans to the Reign of Edward I. Translated from the Latin, with Notes and Illustrations, by Thomas Forester. New York: AMS Press, 1968. Facsimile reprint. 512 pages. Index. First published in London by Henry G. Bohn in 1854. Good hardcover. Exlibrary: spine label, stamps on top, fore and bottom edges, stamp inside front cover; barcode label on rear flyleaf, pocket inside rear cover; some pencil marginalia. #26902. $75
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