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A Fitting Death for Billy the Kid, Adams, Ramon F.
1 Adams, Ramon F. A Fitting Death for Billy the Kid
Norman, OK University of Oklahoma Press 1960 First printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
310 pp. Includes an index and several black and white photographs. Adams, Six Guns 9. Small sticker on rear pastedown; jacket is price clipped with few hints of edge wear, some spots with minor soiling. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Caligula The Corruption of Power, Barrett, Anthony A.
2 Barrett, Anthony A. Caligula The Corruption of Power
New Haven, CT Yale University Press 1990 0300046537 / 9780300046533 First printing Hardcover Very near Fine very near Fine Jacket 
334 pp. Bound in red cloth with gold lettering on the spine. A study of Caligula, Roman emperor from A.D. 37 - 41. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Marcus Aurelius, Birley, Anthony
3 Birley, Anthony Marcus Aurelius
London Eyre & Spottiswoode 1966 First printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
354 pp. Slight concavity to spine; price-clipped jacket shows traces of edge wear and toning, and has a small tear to rear panel. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, Boswell, James
4 Boswell, James The Life of Samuel Johnson
New York The Modern Library (1952) 1952 First edition thus Hardcover Very Good Near Fine Jacket 
559 pp. Price of $1.95 on front flap of jacket. The first printing of the first Modern Library Edition as per Toledano. A Very Good book with hints of rubbing to boards, slight lean, and a small wrinkle to free front endpaper in a Near Fine jacket with hints of edge wear. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Justinian and Theodora, Browning, Robert
5 Browning, Robert Justinian and Theodora
New York Praeger Publishers 1971 First printing Hardcover Very Good Near Fine Jacket 
272 pp. Price of $15.00 on front flap of jacket. Foxing to top of textblock, spots of discoloration to textblock; hints of edge wear to jacket. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Nero, Champlin, Edward
6 Champlin, Edward Nero
Cambridge, MA Harvard University Press 2003 First printing Hardcover Very near Fine very near Fine Jacket 
346 pp. Price of $29.95 on front flap of jacket. Hints of edge wear and rubbing to jacket, else Fine. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Sam Houston: Colossus in Buckskin, Creel, George
7 Creel, George Sam Houston: Colossus in Buckskin
New York Cosmopolitan Book Corporation 1928 First printing Hardcover Good+ 
341 pp. Lacks the dust jacket. Wear to the edges of boards and top and bottom of the spine, rear hinge appears to be starting with rear pastedown splitting along the edge, a bit of separation between backstrip and top of textblock, name written on verso of frontispiece. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Jeb Stuart: The Last Cavalier, Davis, Burke
8 Davis, Burke Jeb Stuart: The Last Cavalier
New York Rinehart & Company, Inc. 1957 First printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket Signed
462 pp. $6.00 on front flap of jacket. Includes index, bibliography, and maps. Nevins II 50. One of an unspecified number of copies issued with a special tipped in page signed by the author. Very Good with slight separation between backstrip and textblock in an edge-worn dust jacket with a tear to the rear panel, a few tiny chips, and age darkening. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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Seven Iron Men, De Kruif, Paul
9 De Kruif, Paul Seven Iron Men
New York Harcourt, Brace and Company (1929) 1929 First printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
241 pp. Three maps, numerous black and white photographs and illustrations, and an index. An account of the Merritts, an iron-hunting pioneer family in northern Minnesota. A Near Fine book in a Very Good price-clipped dust jacket with a few traces of edge wear, light soiling, and a faded spine panel (the title and author's name are not obscured). 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Titus of Rome, Desmond, Alice Curtis
10 Desmond, Alice Curtis Titus of Rome
New York Dodd, Mead & Company 1976 First printing Hardcover Very near Fine Very Good Jacket 
275 pp. Price of $5.95 on front flap of dust jacket. The first full-length biography of Titus, the tenth emperor of Rome Jacket shows traces of edge wear and rubbing, and has a small closed tear to the rear panel. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Medieval Portraits From East and West, Duckett, Eleanor Shipley
11 Duckett, Eleanor Shipley Medieval Portraits From East and West
Ann Arbor The University of Michigan Press 1972 First printing Hardcover Near Fine very near Fine Jacket 
270 pp. Price of $10.00 on front flap of jacket. A collection of biographies on popes, emperors, nuns, and various people from the Medieval period. Small remainder dot on bottom of textblock. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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King of Pontus The Life of Mithradates Eupator, Duggan, Alfred
12 Duggan, Alfred King of Pontus The Life of Mithradates Eupator
New York Coward-McCann, Inc. 1959 First printing Hardcover Very Good Near Very Good Jacket 
208 pp. Price of $3.95 on front flap of jacket. Includes a bibliography and an index. Traces of foxing to endpapers and pastedowns; small tear to front panel of jacket, edge wear and light rubbing, mild fading to spine panel. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Mr. Dooley's America A Life of Finley Peter Dunne, Ellis, Elmer
13 Ellis, Elmer Mr. Dooley's America A Life of Finley Peter Dunne
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1941 First printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
317 pp. Price of $3.00 on front flap of jacket. Includes a few black and white photographs, and an index. A biography of the famous political columnist Finley Peter Dunne, written shortly after he died. Very Good book with mild fading to topstain, slight separation between backstrip and textblock, and a name written on title page in a Very Good moderately edge-worn dust jacket with fading to the spine panel. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Augustus The Life of Rome's First Emperor, Everitt, Anthony
14 Everitt, Anthony Augustus The Life of Rome's First Emperor
New York Random House [2006] 2006 First printing Hardcover Very near Fine Fine Jacket 
377 pp. Price of $26.95 on front flap of jacket. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Caligula Emperor of Rome, Ferrill, Arther
15 Ferrill, Arther Caligula Emperor of Rome
London Thames and Hudson 1991 First printing Hardcover Very near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
184 pp. Price of $22.50 on front flap of jacket. Tiny tear to rear panel, small tear to front panel, hints of edge wear. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Marianne Thornton 1797 - 1887 A Domestic Biography, Forster, E. M.
16 Forster, E. M. Marianne Thornton 1797 - 1887 A Domestic Biography
London Edward Arnold (Publishers) Ltd. 1956 First printing Hardcover Very Good Good+ Jacket 
301 pp. Price of 21/-net on front flap of dust jacket. Very Good with offsetting to the endpapers in a a lightly edge-worn dust jacket with tape repairs to the reverse and a few spots of discoloration and some darkening to the rear panel. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin Poor Richard's Almanac and Other Papers, Franklin, Benjamin
17 Franklin, Benjamin The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin Poor Richard's Almanac and Other Papers
London The Chesterfield Society [N.D.] Reprint Hardcover Very Good 
308 pp. Tan-colored cloth over boards half-bound in red cloth styled and textured to resemble leather with gilt lettering on the spine and gilt top edge. Very Good with traces of wear to edges of boards, hints of rubbing to top-edge, and a former owner's bookplate on the front pastedown. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Antony and Cleopatra, Goldsworthy, Adrian
18 Goldsworthy, Adrian Antony and Cleopatra
New Haven Yale University Press 2010 First printing Hardcover Very near Fine very near Fine Jacket 
470 pp. Price of $35.00 on front flap of jacket. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Washita The U.S. Army and the Southern Cheyennes, 1867-1869, Greene, Jerome A.
19 Greene, Jerome A. Washita The U.S. Army and the Southern Cheyennes, 1867-1869
Norman, OK The University of Oklahoma Press [2004] 2004 First printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
292 pp. Includes index, notes, maps, and numerous black and white photographs. An attractive copy. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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The Sultan: The Life of Abdul Hamid II, Haslip, Joan
20 Haslip, Joan The Sultan: The Life of Abdul Hamid II
New York Holt, Rinehart and Winston 1973 First printing Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
309 pp. Price of $7.95 on front flap of jacket. Includes several black and white illustrations and photographs, an index, and a bibliography. Near Fine book in a Near Fine dust jacket with a tiny abrasion to the front panel. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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