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The Fictional Element in History. Reprinted form Tyler's Quarterly and Genealogical Magazine, July, 1944.
32p. 23cm. Gray wrappers. Edges faded; slight tobacco smell. In very god condition.
Item #13366
Price: $30.00
Historical Researches on the Wars and Sports of the Mongols and Romans: In which Elephants and Wild Beasts were Employed or Slain And the Remarkable Local Agreement of History with the Remains of Such Animals Found in Europe and Siberia. Containing Life of Ghengis Khan, His unparalleled Conquests....
London: For the Author, sold by Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, 1826. Fold out frontispiece map, viii, 516p. [errata], bibliography, 10 plates [including second fold out map as plate 6, plate 4 bound at the end]. 27cm. Later three quarter black morocco and red cloth covers with gilt rules, and six raised bands, gilt compartments, tilting in gilt, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers. Older repairs to the frontispiece map, but not detracting; minor edge wear, minor worm damage to last few pages; minor small stain at the top fore edge corner. In better than very good condition. An important early history on the "sports" and wars of the Mongols and Romans featuring wild beast and elephants, hunting expeditions, histories of Mongol invasions, battles, tombs, the conquest of Russia, the history of Roman Britain, Roman emperors, the conquest of Gaul and more.
Item #16716
Price: $500.00
History as a Literary Art: An Appeal to Young Historians. Old South Leaflets, Series II, No. 1
Boston: The Old South Association, [1948?]. 13p. 20cm. Stapled. Paper toned. In good condition.
Item #19871
Price: $20.00
An Inquiry Into Some of the Most Curious and Interesting Subjects of History, Antiquity, and Science; with an Appendix, Containing the Earliest Information of the Most Remarkable Cities of Ancient and Modern Times.
London: Lackington Allen and Co, Booksellers, 1817. 274p. 18cm. Quarter leather and paper boards with leather tips; gilt filets; gilt spine. Spine ends worn; still a beautifully conserved copy in very good condition.
Item #10635
Price: $100.00
The Mentor: 1916, issues 101 to 111, 113-115, 117, 118, 120, 121; 1917, issues 122, 123, 124.
Mentor Association. 21 issues, 3 with covers detached, otherwise in very good condition.
Item #16650
Price: $100.00
Pioneer Heroes and Daring Deeds: The Lives of Famous Exploits.
Hartford: James Betts & Company, 1882. Frontis, xviii, 578p, illustrations . 23cm. First edition. Bound in green cloth with gilt decorations and illustration on the front panel, titling in gilt and black; titling in gilt and black on the spine. Newspaper picture of Buffalo Bill glued to the bottom free endpaper; corners bumped, minor wear to the spine ends; patch of cloth on the front cover is rippled; prior owner's nest signature on the front free endpaper. In very good condition.
Item #19302
Price: $200.00
Roman Antiquities: or, An Account of the Manners and Customs of the Romans.
New York: Collins & Hannay, 1830. 496p, index. 23cm. Calf binding well worn, almost detached. Prior owner's neat signature onthe front free endpaper. A fair copy.
Item #16538
Price: $45.00