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    Cover: Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass: An American Slave, Written by HimselfNarrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass: An American Slave, Written by HimselfDouglass, FrederickPAPERBACK04/15/2009$9.50
    Cover: Fernan Mendez Pinto: Comedia Famosa en dos PartesFernan Mendez Pinto: Comedia Famosa en dos PartesGomez, Antonio EnriquezHARDCOVER01/01/1974$12.50Currently unavailable
    Cover: The Diariusz podrozny of Pylyp Orlyk, 1720-1726The Diariusz podrozny of Pylyp Orlyk, 1720-1726Orlyk, PylypHARDCOVER01/01/1988$15.00Currently unavailable
    Cover: The Diariusz podrozny of Pylyp Orlyk, 1727-1731The Diariusz podrozny of Pylyp Orlyk, 1727-1731Orlyk, PylypHARDCOVER01/01/1988$15.00
    Cover: George Parker Winship as Librarian, Typophile, and TeacherGeorge Parker Winship as Librarian, Typophile, and TeacherStoddard, RogerPAPERBACK09/30/2005$15.00
    Cover: Why They Marched: Untold Stories of the Women Who Fought for the Right to VoteWhy They Marched: Untold Stories of the Women Who Fought for the Right to VoteWare, SusanPAPERBACK11/17/2020$16.95
    Cover: On Long Winter Nights: Memoirs of a Jewish Family in a Galician Township, 1870-1900On Long Winter Nights: Memoirs of a Jewish Family in a Galician Township, 1870-1900Bergner, Hinde
    Cammy, Justin Daniel
    PAPERBACK09/15/2005$17.50
    Cover: Dante: The Story of His LifeDante: The Story of His LifeSantagata, Marco
    Dixon, Richard
    PAPERBACK05/07/2018$18.00
    Cover: Famous WomenFamous WomenBoccaccio, Giovanni
    Brown, Virginia
    PAPERBACK04/30/2003$18.50
    Cover: Collecting the World: Hans Sloane and the Origins of the British MuseumCollecting the World: Hans Sloane and the Origins of the British MuseumDelbourgo, JamesPAPERBACK03/18/2019$18.95
    Cover: Njinga of Angola: Africa’s Warrior QueenNjinga of Angola: Africa’s Warrior QueenHeywood, Linda M.PAPERBACK02/25/2019$18.95
    Cover: Johnson and His AgeJohnson and His AgeEngell, JamesPAPERBACK01/01/1984$19.00
    Cover: A Life Worth Living: Albert Camus and the Quest for MeaningA Life Worth Living: Albert Camus and the Quest for MeaningZaretsky, RobertPAPERBACK11/21/2016$19.00
    Cover: Forgotten Saints: History, Power, and Politics in the Making of Modern MoroccoForgotten Saints: History, Power, and Politics in the Making of Modern MoroccoBazzaz, SaharPAPERBACK10/01/2010$19.95
    Cover: Methodists and Muslims: My Life as an OrientalistMethodists and Muslims: My Life as an OrientalistBulliet, Richard W.PAPERBACK07/14/2020$19.95
    Cover: The Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant: The Complete Annotated EditionThe Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant: The Complete Annotated EditionGrant, Ulysses S.
    Marszalek, John F.
    PAPERBACK05/06/2019$19.95
    Cover: The Rhetoric of Biography: Narrating Lives in Persianate SocietiesThe Rhetoric of Biography: Narrating Lives in Persianate SocietiesMarlow, L.PAPERBACK03/01/2011$19.95
    Cover: SpartacusSpartacusSchiavone, Aldo
    Carden, Jeremy
    HARDCOVER03/05/2013$19.95
    Cover: The Annotated Prison Writings of Oscar WildeThe Annotated Prison Writings of Oscar WildeWilde, Oscar
    Frankel, Nicholas
    PAPERBACK05/14/2018$20.00
    Cover: The Boatman: Henry David Thoreau’s River YearsThe Boatman: Henry David Thoreau’s River YearsThorson, Robert M.PAPERBACK04/30/2019$20.00
    Cover: How To Do Biography: A PrimerHow To Do Biography: A PrimerHamilton, NigelPAPERBACK10/22/2012$20.00
    Cover: Berlin Childhood around 1900Berlin Childhood around 1900Benjamin, Walter
    Eiland, Howard
    PAPERBACK05/30/2006$20.50
    Cover: André Gide: A Life in the PresentAndré Gide: A Life in the PresentSheridan, AlanPAPERBACK10/02/2000$21.00
    Cover: Japanese Marxist: A Portrait of Kawakami Hajime, 1879–1946Japanese Marxist: A Portrait of Kawakami Hajime, 1879–1946Bernstein, Gail LeePAPERBACK07/01/1990$21.00
    Cover: Stealing Lincoln’s BodyStealing Lincoln’s BodyCraughwell, Thomas J.PAPERBACK02/28/2009$21.00
    Cover: Brigham Young: Pioneer ProphetBrigham Young: Pioneer ProphetTurner, John G.PAPERBACK10/06/2014$22.00
    Cover: The First Professional Revolutionist: Filippo Michele Buonarroti, 1761–1837The First Professional Revolutionist: Filippo Michele Buonarroti, 1761–1837Eisenstein, Elizabeth L.HARDCOVER01/01/1959$22.00Currently unavailable
    Cover: KafkaKafkaWagenbach, Klaus
    Osers, Ewald
    HARDCOVER05/30/2003$22.50
    Cover: Loneliness as a Way of LifeLoneliness as a Way of LifeDumm, ThomasPAPERBACK05/01/2010$22.50
    Cover: Just a Journalist: On the Press, Life, and the Spaces BetweenJust a Journalist: On the Press, Life, and the Spaces BetweenGreenhouse, LindaHARDCOVER10/30/2017$22.95
    Cover: The Perfect Fascist: A Story of Love, Power, and Morality in Mussolini’s ItalyThe Perfect Fascist: A Story of Love, Power, and Morality in Mussolini’s ItalyDe Grazia, VictoriaPAPERBACK03/22/2022$22.95Not yet available
    Cover: Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl: Written by Herself, with “A True Tale of Slavery” by John S. JacobsIncidents in the Life of a Slave Girl: Written by Herself, with “A True Tale of Slavery” by John S. JacobsJacobs, Harriet A.
    Yellin, Jean Fagan
    PAPERBACK11/30/2009$23.00
    Cover: Mean and Lowly Things: Snakes, Science, and Survival in the CongoMean and Lowly Things: Snakes, Science, and Survival in the CongoJackson, KatePAPERBACK05/01/2010$23.00
    Cover: Cardano’s Cosmos: The Worlds and Works of a Renaissance AstrologerCardano’s Cosmos: The Worlds and Works of a Renaissance AstrologerGrafton, AnthonyPAPERBACK11/15/2001$23.50
    Cover: Take Heart: The Life and Prescription for Living of Dr. Paul Dudley WhiteTake Heart: The Life and Prescription for Living of Dr. Paul Dudley WhitePaul, OglesbyHARDCOVER08/29/1986$23.95Currently unavailable
    Cover: The Generalissimo: Chiang Kai-shek and the Struggle for Modern ChinaThe Generalissimo: Chiang Kai-shek and the Struggle for Modern ChinaTaylor, JayPAPERBACK04/30/2011$24.00
    Cover: Walter Benjamin: A Critical LifeWalter Benjamin: A Critical LifeEiland, Howard
    Jennings, Michael W.
    PAPERBACK11/21/2016$24.00
    Cover: East & West: Papers in Ancient History Presented to Glen W. BowersockEast & West: Papers in Ancient History Presented to Glen W. BowersockBrennan, T. Corey
    Flower, Harriet I.
    HARDCOVER03/31/2009$24.95
    Cover: HideyoshiHideyoshiBerry, Mary ElizabethPAPERBACK01/01/1989$24.95
    Cover: Shredding the Tapestry of Meaning: The Poetry and Poetics of Kitasono Katue (1902–1978)Shredding the Tapestry of Meaning: The Poetry and Poetics of Kitasono Katue (1902–1978)Solt, JohnPAPERBACK05/23/2011$24.95
    Cover: Douglas Horton and the Ecumenical Impulse in American ReligionDouglas Horton and the Ecumenical Impulse in American ReligionTrost, Theodore LouisPAPERBACK01/30/2003$25.00
    Cover: From Foot Soldier to Finance Minister: Takahashi Korekiyo, Japan’s KeynesFrom Foot Soldier to Finance Minister: Takahashi Korekiyo, Japan’s KeynesSmethurst, Richard J.PAPERBACK11/30/2009$25.00
    Cover: My Dearest Friend: Letters of Abigail and John AdamsMy Dearest Friend: Letters of Abigail and John AdamsAdams, Abigail
    Adams, John
    Hogan, Margaret A.
    Taylor, C. James
    PAPERBACK11/15/2010$25.00
    Cover: On Long Winter Nights: Memoirs of a Jewish Family in a Galician Township, 1870-1900On Long Winter Nights: Memoirs of a Jewish Family in a Galician Township, 1870-1900Bergner, Hinde
    Cammy, Justin Daniel
    HARDCOVER09/15/2005$25.00
    Cover: De GaulleDe GaulleJackson, JulianPAPERBACK10/29/2019$26.00
    Cover: SaladinSaladinEddé, Anne-Marie
    Todd, Jane Marie
    PAPERBACK05/12/2014$26.00
    Cover: Declaring His Genius: Oscar Wilde in North AmericaDeclaring His Genius: Oscar Wilde in North AmericaMorris, RoyHARDCOVER01/07/2013$26.95
    Cover: Why They Marched: Untold Stories of the Women Who Fought for the Right to VoteWhy They Marched: Untold Stories of the Women Who Fought for the Right to VoteWare, SusanHARDCOVER05/06/2019$26.95
    Cover: Deng Xiaoping and the Transformation of ChinaDeng Xiaoping and the Transformation of ChinaVogel, Ezra F.PAPERBACK10/14/2013$27.00
    Cover: Makers of Modern IndiaMakers of Modern IndiaGuha, RamachandraPAPERBACK10/14/2013$27.00
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