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Archaeology of the Bostonian Hotel Site

By: N/A

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Massachusetts Historical Commission: 1983

Seller ID: 000906


Very Good. Book is clean and tight; no creasing to spine. Scuffing to corners. View more info

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New England's Ancient Mysteries

By: Cahill, Robert

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Salem, MA, Old Saltbox: 1993

Seller ID: 003048


Clean, solid and tight copy. Small rub spots on front cover and spine; light edge wear. Includes articles: "New Raiders of the Lost Ark", "Temples to the Sun", "To the Promised Land", The Great Stone Knight", and "The Holy Fort." View more info

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The Spartans

By: Cartledge, Paul

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Woodstock, NY, Overlook Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001468


Book is clean and tight - no marks to interior, boards square. Slight pen mark to bottom of text (not remaindered) and light wear to bottom of spine. Dust jacket is bright and clean with light wear to edges. View more info

Rebels, Pretenders and Imposters

By: Cheesman, Clive and Jonathan Williams

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, St Martins Press: 2000

Seller ID: 001421


Book is clean and tight - no marks to interior and no creasing to spine. Light edge wear and scratch to front cover, else fine. View more info

The Souls of Black Folk

By: Du Bois, W. E. B.

Price: $4.95

Publisher: E Rutherford, New Jersey, U.S.A., Penguin USA: 1989

Seller ID: 000338


Book is clean and tight. Faint edge wear, and age discoloration to pages, else fine. First published in 1903, this extraordinary work not only recorded and explained history, it helped to alter its course. Written after Du Bois had earned his Ph.D. from Harvard and studied in Berlin, these 14 essays contain both the academic language of sociology and the rich lyrics of African spirituals, which Du Bois called "sorrow songs." View more info

The Best of Yankee Magazine: 50 Years of New England

By: Hale, Jud

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Emmaus, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., Yankee Books: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000401


Book is clean and tight; front cover has bend near spine, but does not affect integrity of binding. Dust jacket is intact and clean. Edge wear and chipping; sunning to spine, and rubbing at spine. Dust jacket in protective mylar cover. View more info

Stonehenge Decoded

By: Hawkins, Gerald S.

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, Dell Publishing: 1965

Seller ID: 001233


Book is clean and tight. Edge wear, and chipping to top and bottom of spine. Creasing near spine on front and back covers. Contains illustrations and black and white photography. 202 pp. with index. View more info

Barcelona

By: Hughes, Robert

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Westminister, Maryland, U.S.A., Alfred a Knopf Inc: 1992

Seller ID: 000311


Barcelona is Robert Hughes's monumentally informed and irresistibly opinionated guide to the most un-Spanish city in Spain. Hughes scrolls through Barcelona's often violent history; tells the stories of its kings, poets, magnates, and revolutionaries; and ushers readers through municipal landmarks that range from Antoni Gaudi's sublimely surreal cathedral to a postmodern restaurant with a glass-walled urinal. Fourth printing. Book is clean and tight; very faint curv... View more info

Strange Ground: Americans in Vietnam, 1945-1975 An Oral History

By: Maurer, Harry

Price: $6.95

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Henry Holt & Co: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000529


This is a complete Vietnam story as seen through the eyes of 60 people who lived it. Book in in excellent condition - clean and tight with no major wear. Very light soiling to top edge of text block, and light wear to edges and lettering on spine - else fine. Dust jacket is clean and intact, light edge wear and creasing at corners of spine. View more info

Men and Measures of Half a Century

By: McCulloch, Hugh

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Scribners: 1900

Seller ID: 000778


Maroon cloth binding, gold gilt lettering on spine. Rubbing to corners and edges of spine. Cracking/tearing to front hinge, but still well intact. Spine and boards straight and square. Text clean and unmarked. Few light marks (pen line width) to front cover. Written by the former Secretary of the Treasury for Lincoln, Johnson and Arthur. View more info

Manhattan '45

By: Morris, Jan

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Cary, North Carolina, U.S.A., Oxford Univ Pr: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000530


Book is in excellent condition - clean and tight with no major wear. Former owner's stamp and inscription on ffep. Dust jacket clean and intact. Slight edge wear, else fine. "In 1945, New York City stood at the pinnacle of its cultural and economic power. Never again would the city possess the unique mixture of innocence and sophistication, romance and formality, generosity and confidence that characterized it in this moment of triumph. In Manhattan '45, acclaime... View more info

Everything You Need to Know About Latino History

By: Novas, Himilce

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Plume: 1994

Seller ID: 000344


Hispanics are the fastest growing minority group in America, but most Americans are woefully uninformed when it comes to the phenomenal impact they have had on American life. In an accessible, question-and-answer format, this book is essential reading for anyone who wants to stay informed about the truly multicultural past--and future--of America. Book is solid and tight, with 'used' sticker on spine and back cover. Minor underlining in text, and name on first page. ... View more info

Tales of the New England Past

By: Opple, Frank (Ed.)

Price: $7.95

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Book Sales: 1988

Seller ID: 000894


Book is solid, tight and clean; boards square. Few folded corners in text, else fine. Dust jacket has few light scratches to back, else fine. View more info

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Storms And Shipwrecks of New England

By: Snow, Edward Rowe

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Beverly, MA, Commonwealth Editions: 2003

Seller ID: 001351


Originally published by Yankee Publishing, 1943. Updated by Jeremy D'Entremont. Book is clean and tight - as new. View more info

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The Devil in Massachusetts: a Modern Enquiry into the Salem Witch Trials

By: Starkey, Marion L.

Price: $8.95

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 1989

Seller ID: 001349


Book is clean, solid and tight; no creasing to spine. Rubbing to corners of spine; small crease to back bottom corner. "This historical narrative of the Salem witch trials takes its dialogue from actual trial records but applies modern psychiatric knowledge to the witchcraft hysteria. Starkey's sense of drama also recreates the atmosphere of pity and terror that fostered the evil and suffering of this human tragedy." View more info

The Indian and the White Man in Massachusetts & Rhode Island

By: Whipple, Chandler

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Berkshire Traveller Press: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001350


Book is clean and tight; very light creasing to spine, and slight age toning to text, else fine. View more info