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Caligula : The Corrurption Of Power

By: Barrett, Anthony A.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press: 1989

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 6851


The first major reassessment of Caligula's life and career in over 50 years, the author draws on archaeological, numismatic, and literary evidence to evaluate this leader in the context of the system that gave him absolute power; 8vo; 334 pp View more info

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The Legend Of John Brown : A Biography and a History

By: Boyer, Richard O.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 7347


Fascinating work that weaves the events and social forces surrounding the life of John Brown (1800-1859) , militant American abolitionist whose raid on the federal arsenal at Harpers Ferry, in 1859 made him a martyr to the antislavery cause and was instrumental in heightening sectional animosities that led to the American Civil War (1861–65); Small 4to 9" - 11" ; 627 pp View more info

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My Dad The Artist

By: Carter Jr. , Leroy H.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Brookhaven, Bethesda Press: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 6136


Loving biography of the author's father, a noted artist of African-American history paintings; Sm 4vo; 141 pp; Signed by Author View more info

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Greek Fire : The Story of Maria Callas and Aristotle Onassis

By: Gage, Nicholas

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 6090


8vo; 422 pp View more info

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Willa Cather : The Emerging Voice

By: O'Brien, Sharon

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Fawcett Columbine: 1988

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 6482


A revealing study of the inner life of one of America's most important writers ; 8vo; 464 pp View more info

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Oakes Ames: Jottings Of A Harvard Botanist

By: Plimpton, Pauline Ames (Ed. )

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Botanical Museum Of Harvard University: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 7237


Delightful collection of letters, journal entries and diaries that present an autobiographical sketch of Oakes Ames. Ames spent his life devoted to the study and teaching of Botany and was a world authority on orchids and economic botany; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 401 pp View more info

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Thomas Becket

By: Winston, Richard

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition (stated)

Seller ID: 6748


"The life and times of Thomas Becket (1118-1170) , statesman, soldier, martyr, and saint. " Includes extensive notes and a bibliography; 8vo; 413 pp View more info