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1 Whither Mankind: A Panorama of Modern Civilization
Beard, Charles A.
Longmans, Green & Co. 1928 First Hard Cover Very Good++ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean black ribbed cloth with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumped corners, cover lettering is bright, binding is tight & square with no cracking. P/O name inside front cover in pencil. Pages are clean. 408 pgs. 8vo. History. 004303

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Looking for Dilmun, Bibby, Geoffrey
2 Looking for Dilmun
Bibby, Geoffrey
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1969 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean red cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. Slight wear to corner tips. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 383 pgs. + index. Illustrated with drawings, photographic plates and maps. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has very shallow chipping & wear at top & bottom of spine, slight corner wear and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A personal narrative of the discovery of a fifth great ancient civilization, hitherto totally unknown, to rival the 5,000-year-old glories of Egypt, Babylon, Sumer and the Indus Valley. Large 8vo. Archaeology. 011762

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3 Looking for Dilmun
Bibby, Geoffrey
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1969 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Very clean unfaded red cloth boards with gold illustration on cover, gold lettering on spine. Tiny bump to one corner tip. Hint of slightest surface wear to spine corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 383 pgs. + index. Illustrated with 32 pages of halftone photographs, 41 line drawings, and 9 maps. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears, hint of very slight wear at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A personal narrative of the discovery of a fifth great civilization, hitherto totally unknown, to rival the 5,000-year-old glories of Egypt, Babylon, Sumer, and the Indus Valley. Large 8vo. Archaeology. 016006

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Western World Costume - An Outline History, Bradley, Carolyn G.
4 Western World Costume - An Outline History
Bradley, Carolyn G.
New York Appleton Century Crofts 1954 Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Clean book, probably first edition (no additional printings). Clean reddish brown and yellow paper covered boards with yellow cloth spine. No fraying or wear-through. Tiny bump to one corner tip. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Decorated endpapers. Very small neat previous owner name and address at top corner of front pastedown. No other marks. Illustrated with drawings throughout. 451 pages with index. 023849

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The Secret of the Hittites - The Discovery of an Ancient Civilization, Ceram, C. W.
5 The Secret of the Hittites - The Discovery of an Ancient Civilization
Ceram, C. W.
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1956 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Stated First American Edition in unclipped dust jacket. Translated from the German by Richard and Clara Winston. Very clean red cloth boards with silver decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs, line drawings, and maps. 281 pages with bibliography, plus ten-page index. Clean dust jacket has slight age-toning to spine, a few very small chips, closed edge tears. Jacket design by Robert Leydenfrost. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026520

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6 Civilisation - A Personal View
Clark, Kenneth
New York Harper & Row 1970 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First U.S. Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear, very slight fading at top board edge. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Thoroughly illustrated with black and white and full color plates. 359 pages with index. Clean dust jacket has very slight edge wear and one short closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. From the fall of the Roman Empire to present times, the author explores our history and culture through the diverse creative works of Western man. A must-have book for any history buff. 027207

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7 Hunter's Half-Moon
Cornwall, Ian
New York Coward McCann 1969 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket Marjorie Maitland Howard, Illustrator 
Very clean illustrated boards with white lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Nicely illustrated with drawings and maps. 158 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with slightest hint of wear at top and bottom of spine. Enclosed in new mylar cover. A story of prehistoric civilization for young people, written by an archaeologist. 8vo. Children's. 009454

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8 The Passing of the European Age: A Study of the Transfer of Western Civilization and Its Renewal in Other Continents
Fischer, Eric
Cambridge Harvard University Press 1943 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
214 pgs. VG Clean red cloth boards with very little wear, some light sunning to spine. Gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square. Pages are clean. No names, writing or bookplates inside. 8vo. History. 003641

Price: 10.00 USD
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Four Men, Fox, Paul
9 Four Men
Fox, Paul
New York Scribners 1946 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with "A" on copyright page. Very clean beige cloth boards with unchipped burgundy lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name neatly penned on front fixed endpaper; no other marks. 537 pgs. Clean unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few tiny chips at top spine edge, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Collectible quality. The story of the lives of four men who first met as members of the crew of submarine in World War I, and survived its sinking. Their lives after the war follow different paths, and then they come back together, revealing an ironic, tragic and yet understanding view of our civilization. 018632

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10 The Buried Mirror: Reflections on Spain and the New World
Fuentes, Carlos
Wilmington, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Houghton Mifflin 1992 0-395-47978-9 / 9780395479780 First Hard Cover Very Good Fine Jacket 
Very clean black boards with red cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Small price marking in top corner of front free endpaper. Brief previous owner inscription on half-title; blind-stamped embossed previous owner private library insignia. Decorated endpapers. 399 pgs. with beautiful full color illustrations throughout. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no wear or tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 7-1/2" x 10". Spain. 011472

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11 Byzantium Church, Society and Civilization Seen Through Contemporary Eyes
Geanakoplos, Deno John
Univ of Chicago Press 1984 0226284603 / 9780226284606 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean book and dust jacket. Gold cloth boards with gold metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 485 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. "Nowhewre else can one find a gold mine of Byzanine source texts in such systematic presentation>' - John W. Barker, History 027763

Price: 45.00 USD
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A Pioneer Through Time, Heilig, Matthias R.
12 A Pioneer Through Time
Heilig, Matthias R.
New York The American Press 1963 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Orange cloth boards are clean, with crisp black lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages are clean and bright with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks, top of pages (top text block edge) has faint water stain. 314 pages. Dust jacket has very slight soiling to rear panel (faint water mark at top edge), one short closed edge tear, tiny chip at base of rear panel edge, size of match head. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The hero of this intriguing novel is literally immortal, a Stone Age man who, through some mysterious agency, is destined to live from his time to our own, traveling through all of humanity's past experiments in civilization. 027400

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Wonders of the African World, Henry Louis Gates Jr.
13 Wonders of the African World
Henry Louis Gates Jr.
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1999 0375402357 / 9780375402357 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unchipped dust jacket. Beautifully illustrated front and rear boards with black spine, white lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. As new condition. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean black endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with maps, gorgeous photographs by Lynn Davis. 275 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, small price clip to upper corner of front inside flap. "From Ethiopia to Nuia, from Swahili country to West Africa, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., takes us on a fascinating journey, teaching us about the great civilizations we do not know well enough and making us reconsider the Africa we thought we already understood." - Rev. Jesse Jackson 026697

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The Doctor and his Patients - The American Domestic Scene as viewed by the Family Doctor, Hertzler, Arthur E.
14 The Doctor and his Patients - The American Domestic Scene as viewed by the Family Doctor
Hertzler, Arthur E.
New York Harper & Brothers 1940 First Hardcover Very Good+ Good Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page. Clean unfaded dark green cloth boards with turquoise and gold title box on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 316 pgs. Unfaded illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped, has 3/4" piece missing at base of spine, a few additional chips and closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. By the author of "The Horse and Buggy Doctor", Dr. Arthur E. Hertzler now looks at life and love, at American women, and at the problems of the American domestic scene. For half a century as a Kansas doctor he watched and ministered to the physical and mental pain of thousands of average human beings--out of his experience he developed his own theories about the causes of sexual maladjutstment, the intimate needs of men and women, the part which male sexual dominance has played, women's struggle for emancipation, the role of children in civilization. Interesting views from a time when doctors made house calls. 017950

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The Hills Were Liars, Hughes, Riley
15 The Hills Were Liars
Hughes, Riley
Milwaukee, Wisconsin Bruce Publishing 1953 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Turquoise cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear, slightest hint of browning to spine. Binding is tight, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. 250 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has very slight edge wear, 1" closed tear at top of front flap fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel of the post-atomic age, when civilization has been almost completely destroyed and the only people who remain are widely scattered "islands of humanity" living very much the way they did in the Stone Age. 026519

Price: 18.00 USD
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The Black Laurel, Jameson, Storm
16 The Black Laurel
Jameson, Storm
New York MacMillan 1948 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with white lettering on spine. Slight bump to one corner tip. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 338 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket with price intact has very slight edge and corner wear. Dustjacket enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Included is a beautiful black & white glossy photograph of the author contemporary to the book, supplied by publisher. A crisis in Western Civilization is the theme of this novel, the scene of which is laid in the wreckage of war-torn Europe. 8vo. Fiction. 012325

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The Paradise Bird, Otway, Howard
17 The Paradise Bird
Otway, Howard
New York Harper & Brothers 1956 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in unclipped original dust jacket. Clean dark green clotgh boards with bright orange cloth spine, dark green lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. 273 pages. Illustrated dust jacket is not price clipped, has curved closed tear on lower spine, a few short closed edge tears, very light soiling. Nice photo of Howard Otway on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Powerful story of two men and a woman setting out on an adventure in the tropics, their own unconscious strivings, and the dangers they meet on the way. It is also the story of a barrier, real though invisible, between the decadence of civilization and the ruthlessness of primitive nature. 026611

Price: 22.00 USD
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Gods and  Men - The Origins of Western Culture, Parkes, Henry Bamford
18 Gods and Men - The Origins of Western Culture
Parkes, Henry Bamford
London Routledge and Kegan Paul Ltd. 1960 First Hardcover Very Good+ Good Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped jacket. Clean maroon cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No previous owner markings. Illustrated with black and white plates. 489 pages with bibliography + seven page index. Jacket is not price clipped (45s.net on front inside flap), has small chips at top spine edge, three closed tears approx. 2". Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A narrative history and critical examination of the chief ideas that have gone into the making of our Western civilization. Deals wit hthe Biblical and post-Biblical Hebrews, the Greeks of the Classical and Hellenistic periods, the Romans, and the founders and early developers of Christianity. 022448

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Operation Slaughterhouse: Eyewitness Accounts of Postwar Massacres in Yugoslavia, Prcela, John and Stanko Guldescu
19 Operation Slaughterhouse: Eyewitness Accounts of Postwar Massacres in Yugoslavia
Prcela, John and Stanko Guldescu
Pittsburgh, PA Dorrance Publishing Company, Incorporated 1995 0-8059-3737-4 / 9780805937374 Second Edition, Second Printing Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
Second Edition, SIGNED by John Prcela. Clean black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Beautifully inscribed, SIGNED and dated by author John Prcela on front free endpaper: "To Samiah, A great friend of the Croatian people in Republics of Croatia and Bosnia and Hercegovina, With the Best Regards, John Prcela - Cleveland, Ohio - April 16, 1996." No other marks. 571 pgs. with index and bibliography. Illustrated with photographs and maps. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, a few tiny superficial scratches to rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Prcela and Guldes traveled the world to obtain eyewitness accounts of the horrible suffering of the entire Croatian nation, well-documented chronicles from the survivors of one of the most vicious peacetime purges in the annals of civilization. Very scarce signed. Large 8vo. History. 014804

Price: 200.00 USD
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Consuming Passions:  Being an Historic Inquiry Into Certain English Appetites, Pullar, Philippa
20 Consuming Passions: Being an Historic Inquiry Into Certain English Appetites
Pullar, Philippa
Boston Little Brown 1970 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First American Edition. Very clean marbled beige boards with clean unfaded black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean decorated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 278 pgs. with index. Illustrated in black & white. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, with one 1/3" closed tear at top spine corner edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Publisher's review slip, typed review, and article on book laid in. With style and humor, the author surveys the progress of civilization in England, starting with the Roman conquest, including some bizarre oddities. 8vo. Great Britain. 016725

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