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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: 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: SpartacusSpartacusSchiavone, Aldo
    Carden, Jeremy
    HARDCOVER03/05/2013$19.95
    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: 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: SaladinSaladinEddé, Anne-Marie
    Todd, Jane Marie
    PAPERBACK05/12/2014$26.00
    Cover: The Return of Martin GuerreThe Return of Martin GuerreDavis, Natalie ZemonPAPERBACK10/15/1984$29.00
    Cover: Nemesis: Alcibiades and the Fall of AthensNemesis: Alcibiades and the Fall of AthensStuttard, DavidHARDCOVER04/16/2018$29.95
    Cover: Paradise Lost: A Life of F. Scott FitzgeraldParadise Lost: A Life of F. Scott FitzgeraldBrown, David S.HARDCOVER05/22/2017$29.95
    Cover: Biography: A Brief HistoryBiography: A Brief HistoryHamilton, NigelPAPERBACK03/30/2010$30.00
    Cover: Fanny Kemble's Journals: Edited and with an Introduction by Catherine ClintonFanny Kemble's Journals: Edited and with an Introduction by Catherine ClintonKemble, Fanny
    Clinton, Catherine
    PAPERBACK09/11/2000$30.00
    Cover: From a Darkened Room: The Inman DiaryFrom a Darkened Room: The Inman DiaryInman, Arthur C.
    Aaron, Daniel
    PAPERBACK10/01/1996$30.00
    Cover: His Majesty’s Opponent: Subhas Chandra Bose and India’s Struggle against EmpireHis Majesty’s Opponent: Subhas Chandra Bose and India’s Struggle against EmpireBose, SugataPAPERBACK11/12/2012$30.00
    Cover: Samuel Johnson: A BiographySamuel Johnson: A BiographyMartin, PeterPAPERBACK11/15/2010$30.00
    Cover: Up from History: The Life of Booker T. WashingtonUp from History: The Life of Booker T. WashingtonNorrell, Robert J.PAPERBACK04/30/2011$30.00
    Cover: The Word of the Lord Is Upon Me: The Righteous Performance of Martin Luther King, Jr.The Word of the Lord Is Upon Me: The Righteous Performance of Martin Luther King, Jr.Rieder, JonathanPAPERBACK03/15/2010$30.00
    Cover: Your Death Would Be Mine: Paul and Marie Pireaud in the Great WarYour Death Would Be Mine: Paul and Marie Pireaud in the Great WarHanna, MarthaPAPERBACK12/15/2008$30.00
    Cover: The Emperor Who Never Was: Dara Shukoh in Mughal IndiaThe Emperor Who Never Was: Dara Shukoh in Mughal IndiaGandhi, SupriyaHARDCOVER01/07/2020$31.00
    Cover: Benjamin Franklin: His Life as He Wrote ItBenjamin Franklin: His Life as He Wrote ItWright, EsmondPAPERBACK10/01/1996$31.50
    Cover: Julian the ApostateJulian the ApostateBowersock, G. W.PAPERBACK03/25/1997$31.50
    Cover: Napoleon: A Political LifeNapoleon: A Political LifeEnglund, StevenPAPERBACK04/30/2005$32.00
    Cover: NeroNeroChamplin, EdwardPAPERBACK09/30/2005$33.00
    Cover: Stalin: A BiographyStalin: A BiographyService, RobertPAPERBACK10/31/2006$33.00
    Cover: Indonesian DestiniesIndonesian DestiniesFriend, TheodorePAPERBACK10/31/2005$33.50
    Cover: Lenin: A BiographyLenin: A BiographyService, RobertPAPERBACK03/30/2002$34.00
    Cover: Ashoka in Ancient IndiaAshoka in Ancient IndiaLahiri, NayanjotHARDCOVER08/05/2015$35.00
    Cover: Dante’s Bones: How a Poet Invented ItalyDante’s Bones: How a Poet Invented ItalyRaffa, Guy P.HARDCOVER05/12/2020$35.00
    Cover: Karl Marx: Greatness and IllusionKarl Marx: Greatness and IllusionStedman Jones, GarethHARDCOVER10/03/2016$35.00
    Cover: Lenin Lives!: The Lenin Cult in Soviet Russia, Enlarged EditionLenin Lives!: The Lenin Cult in Soviet Russia, Enlarged EditionTumarkin, NinaPAPERBACK04/25/1997$35.00
    Cover: Lives of the Milanese TyrantsLives of the Milanese TyrantsDecembrio, Pier Candido
    Ianziti, Gary
    Zaggia, Massimo
    HARDCOVER09/17/2019$35.00
    Cover: A Monument More Durable than Brass: Donald & Mary Hyde Collection of Dr. Samuel JohnsonA Monument More Durable than Brass: Donald & Mary Hyde Collection of Dr. Samuel JohnsonHorrocks, Thomas A.HARDCOVER04/01/2010$35.00
    Cover: Napoleon and de Gaulle: Heroes and HistoryNapoleon and de Gaulle: Heroes and HistoryGueniffey, Patrice
    Rendall, Steven
    HARDCOVER05/12/2020$35.00
    Cover: Phoenix: A Father, a Son, and the Rise of AthensPhoenix: A Father, a Son, and the Rise of AthensStuttard, DavidHARDCOVER05/04/2021$35.00
    Cover: A Diary from DixieA Diary from DixieChesnut, Mary Boykin
    Williams, Ben Ames
    PAPERBACK05/07/1980$36.00
    Cover: A Requiem for Karl MarxA Requiem for Karl MarxManuel, Frank E.PAPERBACK09/01/1997$36.00
    Cover: Bonaparte: 1769–1802Bonaparte: 1769–1802Gueniffey, Patrice
    Rendall, Steven
    HARDCOVER04/13/2015$39.95
    Cover: CharlemagneCharlemagneFried, Johannes
    Lewis, Peter
    HARDCOVER10/10/2016$39.95
    Cover: Metternich: Strategist and VisionaryMetternich: Strategist and VisionarySiemann, Wolfram
    Steuer, Daniel
    HARDCOVER11/05/2019$39.95
    Cover: A Northern Alternative: Xue Xuan (1389–1464) and the Hedong SchoolA Northern Alternative: Xue Xuan (1389–1464) and the Hedong SchoolKoh, Khee HeongHARDCOVER09/19/2011$39.95
    Cover: The Ambiguity of Virtue: Gertrude van Tijn and the Fate of the Dutch JewsThe Ambiguity of Virtue: Gertrude van Tijn and the Fate of the Dutch JewsWasserstein, BernardHARDCOVER03/31/2014$40.00
    Cover: Capitalist Revolutionary: John Maynard KeynesCapitalist Revolutionary: John Maynard KeynesBackhouse, Roger E.
    Bateman, Bradley W.
    HARDCOVER11/15/2011$40.00
    Cover: Galileo's Muse: Renaissance Mathematics and the ArtsGalileo's Muse: Renaissance Mathematics and the ArtsPeterson, Mark AustinHARDCOVER10/17/2011$40.00
    Cover: John Brown’s TrialJohn Brown’s TrialMcGinty, BrianHARDCOVER10/15/2009$40.00
    Cover: Machiavelli: A PortraitMachiavelli: A PortraitCelenza, Christopher S.HARDCOVER02/24/2015$40.00
    Cover: Malthus: The Life and Legacies of an Untimely ProphetMalthus: The Life and Legacies of an Untimely ProphetMayhew, Robert J.HARDCOVER04/28/2014$40.00
    Cover: The Orange Trees of Marrakesh: Ibn Khaldun and the Science of ManThe Orange Trees of Marrakesh: Ibn Khaldun and the Science of ManDale, Stephen FredericHARDCOVER11/02/2015$40.00
    Cover: Red Ellen: The Life of Ellen Wilkinson, Socialist, Feminist, InternationalistRed Ellen: The Life of Ellen Wilkinson, Socialist, Feminist, InternationalistBeers, LauraHARDCOVER10/10/2016$40.00
    Cover: Indian Captive, Indian King: Peter Williamson in America and BritainIndian Captive, Indian King: Peter Williamson in America and BritainShannon, Timothy J.HARDCOVER01/15/2018$43.50
    Cover: The Lius of ShanghaiThe Lius of ShanghaiCochran, Sherman
    Hsieh, Andrew
    HARDCOVER04/22/2013$48.00
    Cover: One and Inseparable: Daniel Webster and the UnionOne and Inseparable: Daniel Webster and the UnionBaxter, Maurice G.HARDCOVER10/05/1984$48.00
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