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Category: All Categories: History: World: World Hist Reference
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Chaliand, Gerard, and Jean-Pierre Rageau Illustrated by: Illustrated by Catherine Petit  
Penguin Atlas of Diasporas, The

Publisher: Penguin Books; N. Y. : 1997.
Good+ Softcover ISBN: 0140178147 182 pages; 12mo (7.25") 19 cm; [xxi] + 182 pages, sidenotes, numerous lists and tables, dozens of b/w photos and illustrations of cultural markers and symbols, tons of full-color maps with captions. ; Maps by Catherine Petit. Translated by A. M. Berrett. Contents: Jewish, Armenian, Gypsy, Black, chinese, Indian, Irish, Greek, Lebanese, Palestinian, Vietnamese and Korean diasporas; Covers slightly discolored and coating separating. A few leaves show discoloration to edges, not affecting text. Interior clean, binding tight.

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Desmond, Robert W.  
Information Process, Window on the World, Crisis and Conflict, 3 Volumes : World News Reporting to the Twentieth Century ; 1900-1920 ; 1920-1940

Publisher: University of Iowa Press; Iowa City, Iowa: 1978.
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket First Edition Hardcover ISBN: 0877450706 1659 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Ex-Library; SET OF 3 VOLUMES ONLY (of 5). Red cloth, [xiv] + 495 + [xii] + 608 + [xii] +518 pages, extensive index, bibliography, footnotes in each vol. ; Vol-1, The Information Process: World News Reporting to the Twentieth Century (1978) 087745070. Vol-2, Window on the World: World News Reporting, 1900-1920 (1980) 0877451044. Vol-3, Crisis and Conflict: World News Reporting, 1920-1940 (1982) 0877451117. (Author wrote at least 2 more vols) ; Massive, comprehensive history of journalism around the world, from the earliest newspapers in the 18th century to telegraph, telephone, cables, the modern newspaper syndicate, etc. ; All the usual library marks. Jackets are in protective sleeves attached to endpapers. Otherwise all vols crisp, appear never to have been used.

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Hildebrand, Alice von, et al.  
Cultures of Mankind, The, Complete in 8 Volumes : Two Boxed Sets of 4 Volumes Each, As Issued

Publisher: George Braziller; N. Y. : 1965.
Near Fine with no dust jacket First Edition Hardcover 2800 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Complete set of 8 hardcover volumes. Blue-green cloth over spines, orange spine titles, black decor, green boards, chapter endnotes, tons of b/w photos and illustrations, about 350 pages per vol. ; Set includes: Vol-1, Greek Culture: Adventure of the Human Spirit, by Alice von Hildebrand. Vol-2, Roman Culture: Weapons and the Man, by Garry Wills. Vol-3, Medieval Culture: The Image and the City, by Ruth Brantl. Vol-4, Renaissance Culture: A New Sense of Order, by Julian Mates and Eugene Cantelupe. Vol-5, The Age of Reason: Culture of the 17th Century, by Leo Weinstein. Vol-6, The Enlightenment: Culture of the 18th Century, by Isidor Schneider. Vol-7, Romanticism: Culture of the 19th Century, by Moses Peckham. Vol-8, Twentieth-Century Culture: The Breaking Up, by Robert Phelps. ; All vols are crisp, no defects except slight rubbing to spines of 3 vols. Everything readable. No jackets, as issued. Slipcases are black with title label on one side. Both slipcases intact, light rubbing only. ; Cultures of Mankind Series

Appr.: | AUD 83.33 CAD 80.00 EUR 56.34 GBP 39.60 JPY 6,000.00 MXN 1,000.00 ZAR 857.14 

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Little, William; Henry Watson Fowler; Jessie Coulson; C. T. Onions (editors)  

Publisher: Oxford University Press, London, 1955.
Good with no dust jacket. 3rd Edition (stated). 1. Hard Cover Oxford at the Clarendon Press, 1955. 3rd edition, revised with addenda. xxi, (i), 2515 pp. Publisher's full blue cloth, gilt lettering and decoration on spine. This dictionary is an abridgement officially authorized by the Delegates of the Oxford University Press of A New English Dictionary on Historical Principles, later known as The Oxford English Dictionary. An extremely large and heavy volume. Binding loose, former owner's printed bookplate on fep, otherwise unmarked. Reading copy. GOOD. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall

Appr.: | AUD 69.44 CAD 66.67 EUR 46.95 GBP 33.00 JPY 5,000.00 MXN 833.33 ZAR 714.29 

Purchase direct from: Round Table Books, LLC. Item number: 5610.
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Samuel, Maurice  
Professor and the Fossil, the : (Signed) Some Observations on Arnold J. Toynbee's a Study of History

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf; N. Y. : 1956.
Very Good+ with no dust jacket First Edition Hardcover 287 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Black cloth, copper spine lettering, [x] + 268 + [ix] pages, index, footnotes. Front endpaper inscribed Sincerely Yours and SIGNED by Maurice Samuel in blue fountain pen. ; Published August 1956. This is 2nd printing, October 1956. This is a fascinating and revealing criticism of professor Arnold J. Toynbee's massive 12-volume work, A Study of History, 1934-1961, published when the series had only extended through the first 10 vols. In particular, Samuel points up Toynbee's biases and misconceptions regarding Judaism. ; Lacks jacket. Gift note lightly penciled on front endpaper dated 11-27-56. Cloth on spine a bit faded but quite readable. No other defects. Crisp and clean.

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