Fourteen History Books


Handsome collection of fourteen antique history books with decorative bindings. These books feature gilt decorations, illustrations, maps and cover a range of subjects from Napoleon to Ancient Greece to Cuba. Books show wear and soil, but are generally complete and intact. See below for full condition notes.


TitleAuthorPublisherBook ConditionPublish YearCondition Notes
STORIES FROM FRENCH HISTORYPrice,Eleanor C.Dodd and Mead Co.Good19305.5 x 7.5 hard cover. Blue with red lettering on spine. 255 pgs. pictures of France throughout the book. Book is in good condition with owner's name, edgewear, sunned spine and cover edges, browned pages and light soil
THE RESCUE OF CUBA: MARKING AN EPOCH IN THE GROWTH OF FREE GOVERNMENTDraper, Andrew S., LL.B., LL.D.Silver, Burdett and CompanyFair1910Hard Cover. No Jacket. 5"x7.5". Golden yellow book with gold and burgundy lettering on cover and spine. Many glossy black and white photo and drawn illustrations.235 pages. Large ink stain on back cover and small ink stain on front, wear, foxing, mild ex-library markings, soil. Text block is intact and readable.
THE GROWTH OF THE FRENCH NATIONAdams ,Burton GeorgeThe MacMillan Company,Good1921Hard Cover. 5.5x7.5. This is a blue hardcover with gold lettering on the spine. It is illustrated in b/w & has maps on colored maps on inner boards in front & back. This book has 350 pages.Book is in good condition with owner's name, edgewear and soil.
THE ANABASIS OR EXPEDITION OF CYRUS AND THE MEMORABILLIA OF SOCRATESWatson, Rev. J. S.Henry G. BohnFair1854Antique Hard Cover. 5x7.5. A blue book It has 518 pgs. spine tears, edgewear, cracked front hinge, owner's name, browning, spine wear and spine is darkned. A Bohn's Classical Library.
HISTORIES OF CYRUS THE GREAT AND ALEXANDER THE GREATAbbott, Jacob, Illustrated by YesHarper and Brothers PublishersGood1880Good/No Jacket. 4.5"X6.5". This hard covered book has a green cover with gilt lettering on the spine of the cover. Pencil underlining and margin marks throughout book, some foxing. Two volumes bound into one. 290 pages + 278 pages plus notes. Fold out map (with a small tear)
THE CLOSE OF THE MIDDLE AGES: Period IIILodge, r.RivingtonsGood1906This hard cover book has a black cover with gilt lettering on the spine of the cover. 570 indexed pages. Book is in good condition with some mild ex-library marks, edgewear, browned pages and soil.
AN OUTLINE HISTORY OF ROMEVincent, John H., And James R. JoyChautauqua PressGood1889This antique hardcover history of Ancient Rome has a green cloth cover with black and gilt decoration, gilt spine lettering. Cover worn, spotted; browned pages; light foxing. A history of the rulers and the civilization of imperial Rome, illustrated with small black-and-white drawings and maps throughout. 249 pages, incl. index; approx. 4"x7".
THE 19TH CENTURY: A HISTORYMackenzie, RobertT. Nelson and SonsFair1887This antique hardcover book is bound in brown cloth with black lettering on the cover and bright gilt spine letters. Ex-lib; usual lib. marks; pull tears on front inner board, front endpaper torn; most inner pages bright and clean, browned page ends, foxing. A straightforward history of the Western world in the 1800s. 463 pages; approx. 5"x8".
Comrades in ServiceBurton, Margaret E.Missionary Education MovementFair1915This 5 x 8 hardcover has 196 pages. What are you going to do with the gift of life? Book is in fair condition with owner's name, loose pages, cracked front hinge, cover soil, edgewear and light interior foxing, mostly around the photo illustrations. Notes of missionary travels.
NAPOLEON AND THE MARSHALS OF THE EMPIRE, 2 VOLUMES COMPLETE IN ONEVariousJ.B. Lippincott & Co.Fair1855This antique two-in-one volume has a fair amount of wear to the dark-blue leather boards. Front cover is edgeworn, rubbed; spine is chipped at ends, with section repaired. Foxing, wear and soil. Inner pages browned. Approx. 700 pages, 5"x8".
Japan: From the Age of the Gods to the Fall of TsingtauDavis, F. HadlandT. C. And E. C. Jack LimitedFair1916A look at the history of Japan from the age of the gods to the fall of Tsingtau. Book is in good condition with a sunned and chipped spine ,edgewear and cover soil. 323 indexed pages, 7.5 x 5.
Imperial Germany: a Critical Study of Fact and CharacterWhitman, SidneyThe Chautauqua Century PressGood1897A critical study of fact and character of Imperial Germany. Book is in good condition with cover soil, edgewear, darkened spine and light foxing. 330 indexed pages, 5 x 8.
A History of GreeceTimayenis, T. T.D. Appleton and CompanyGood1882This is a history of Greece from the earliest times to the 1880s. Vol. 1 only. Book is in good condition with tanned pages, some wear and cover soil. 447 pages, 5 x 8.
Washington and Other Great Military CommandersAdams, W. H. DavenportGeorge Routledge and SonsGood1880This is a series of biographical sketches of Washington and other great military commanders. No date, circa the 1880s. Book is in good condition with owner's name, inscet chews to the front endpaper, tanned pages, faded spine, wear and soil. 383 pages, 7.5 x 5.