The Library A World History

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This item shows signs of wear from consistent use, but it remains in good condition and works perfectly. All pages and cover are intact, but may have aesthetic issues such as small tears, bends, scratches, and scuffs. Spine may also show signs of wear. Pages may include some notes and highlighting. May include "From the library of" labels. Satisfaction Guaranteed.

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This item shows signs of wear from consistent use, but it remains in good condition and works perfectly. All pages and cover are intact, but may have aesthetic issues such as small tears, bends, scratches, and scuffs. Spine may also show signs of wear. Pages may include some notes and highlighting. May include "From the library of" labels. Satisfaction Guaranteed.

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This item shows signs of wear from consistent use, but it remains in good condition and works perfectly. All pages and cover are intact, but may have aesthetic issues such as small tears, bends, scratches, and scuffs. Spine may also show signs of wear. Pages may include some notes and highlighting. May include "From the library of" labels. Satisfaction Guaranteed.

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Fine 158648348X NEAR FLAWLESS IMPLIED FIRST PRINTING RUNS LIKE NEW. COVER IS WHOLE WITH GOOD COLOR, NO SUN FADING, CLEAN FINISH, NO STICKERS, AND MINIMAL TO ZERO FLAWS. NO NAMES OR MARKS ON TEXT PAGES. NOT EX-LIBRARY. NOT REMAINDER-MARKED. LOOKS UNREAD. SEE PHOTO IF AVAILABLE. We ship faster than lightning on a golf course? Maybe, but an Informed Buyer is our Best Customer.

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Anthony Doerr has received many awards - from the New York Public Library, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the American Library Association. Then came the Rome Prize, one of the most prestigious awards from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and with it a stipend and a writing studio in Rome for a year. Doerr learned of the award the day he and his wife returned from the hospital with newborn twins.

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Very good Everyman's Library/Alfred A. Knopf, 2012.

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Very Good 8 BRAND NEW AUDIO CDs. NEW CDS SEALED in the shrink wrap. Just a bit of shelf wear. Enjoy this NEW AUDIO CD performance GIFT QUALITY for your home and library.

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A compelling series featuring different countries and regions around the world. Including spectacular footage from the BBC Motion Library, each program takes a closer look at the diverse cultures, people, geography and wildlife of a particular country or region. The history of each land is explored, along with visual tours of both the natural and man-made wonders of each region.

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A compelling series featuring different countries and regions around the world. Including spectacular footage from the BBC Motion Library, each program takes a closer look at the diverse cultures, people, geography and wildlife of a particular country or region. The history of each land is explored, along with visual tours of both the natural and man-made wonders of each region.

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A compelling series featuring different countries and regions around the world. Including spectacular footage from the BBC Motion Library, each program takes a closer look at the diverse cultures, people, geography and wildlife of a particular country or region. The history of each land is explored, along with visual tours of both the natural and man-made wonders of each region.

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A compelling series featuring different countries and regions around the world. Including spectacular footage from the BBC Motion Library, each program takes a closer look at the diverse cultures, people, geography and wildlife of a particular country or region. The history of each land is explored, along with visual tours of both the natural and man-made wonders of each region.

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A compelling series featuring different countries and regions around the world. Including spectacular footage from the BBC Motion Library, each program takes a closer look at the diverse cultures, people, geography and wildlife of a particular country or region. The history of each land is explored, along with visual tours of both the natural and man-made wonders of each region.

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A compelling series featuring different countries and regions around the world. Including spectacular footage from the BBC Motion Library, each program takes a closer look at the diverse cultures, people, geography and wildlife of a particular country or region. The history of each land is explored, along with visual tours of both the natural and man-made wonders of each region.

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A compelling series featuring different countries and regions around the world. Including spectacular footage from the BBC Motion Library, each program takes a closer look at the diverse cultures, people, geography and wildlife of a particular country or region. The history of each land is explored, along with visual tours of both the natural and man-made wonders of each region.

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The Christian World: A Global History (Modern Library Chronicles) [Paperback].

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Long out of print, this classic survey of magic and the occult clearly explains centuries of mystical rituals and practices-part of the new Tarcher Supernatural Library. This guide distills generations of magical practice, witchcraft, and other occult interests across cultures and centuries into a single, enchanting volume. Written for laymen and practitioners alike, "The Romance of Sorcery" simply and readably outlines the history of magic-from ancient Egypt to John Dee to Madame Blavatsky-showing how both Wiccan practice and witches in popular culture came to be.

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A historical survey of the destruction of knowledge from ancient Babylon and China to modern times - Includes the three separate destructions of the Library of Alexandria as well as many equally significant collections around the world - Examines

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The dream of capturing and organizing knowledge is as old as history. From the archives of ancient Sumeria and the Library of Alexandria to the Library of Congress and Wikipedia, humanity has wrestled with the problem of harnessing its intellectual output. The timeless quest for wisdom has been as much about information storage and retrieval as creative genius.

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Kurdistan is what America wanted Iraq to be. Itâ s Americaâ s reward. Hundreds of thousands of Kurds were murdered under the tyrannical regime of Saddam Hussein. Some four thousand Kurdish villages were destroyed. Betrayed again and again by the nations of the world, the Kurds were as decimated as any people in history. Then came the Kurdish Miracle, that combination of ancient wisdom and modern economic genius that is now making the Kurdish homeland one of the most prosperous places on earth.

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Title: A History of China, from the earliest records to the Treaty with Great Britain in 1842.Publisher: British Library, Historical Print EditionsThe British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom. It is one of the world's largest research

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CD/Spoken Word, Blackstone Audio Inc, 2006, ISBN13 9780786177080, ISBN10 078617708X

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Discover Pasadena and California like never before. Whether you are a first time traveler or avid visitor of this region of the world, this book is the perfect guide for you. Read about all the amazing surprises you could find while strolling in the city

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Title: A History of the City of Dublin. Publisher: British Library, Historical Print EditionsThe British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom. It is one of the world's largest research libraries holding over 150 million items in all known

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The University of Oxfordâ s Bodleian Library has become one of the most celebrated libraries in the world, boasting a collection of nearly twelve million books and manuscripts and a fascinating history that spans more than four hundred years. A Brief History of the Bodleian Library takes readers through the Libraryâ s history, from its founding in 1602 by Sir Thomas Bodley to the present day.

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The Black Dog Opera Library is the best, easiest and most informative and budget-friendly way to enjoy four of the greatest operas of all time. Finally available again, and packaged with gorgeous new covers, are four of the most popular operas in the Black Dog Opera Library: Carmen, La Boheme, La Traviata, and The Marriage of Figaro. Each book in the library includes the complete opera on 2 CDs, featuring world-class performances and orchestras; the complete libretto, plus its English translation; an exciting history of the opera; a biography of the composer; a synopsis of the story, broken down by act and scene; and dozens of photographs and drawings depicting performances, singers, sets, costumes, and more.

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Fifteen-year-old Carolyn Maull McKinstry was just a few feet away when the Klan-planted bomb that killed four of her friends exploded in the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama. It was one of the seminal moments in the Civil Rights movement, a sad day in American history. and the turning point in a young girl's life. Carolyn's story is a poignant and gripping eyewitness account of what it was like to grow up in the Jim Crow South - from the bombings, riots, and assassinations to the historic marches and triumphs that characterized the Civil Rights era.

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One of the most fascinating books on pre-Columbian and early colonial Peru was written by a Peruvian Indian named Felipe Guaman Poma de Ayala. This book, The First New Chronicle and Good Government, covers pre-Inca times, various aspects of Inca culture, the Spanish conquest, and colonial times up to around 1615 when the manuscript was finished. Now housed in the Royal Library, Copenhagen, Denmark, and viewable online at www.

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Reveals the secret history of how the United States became home to thousands of Nazi war criminals after World War II, many of whom were brought over by American government agencies to work as spies, intelligence assets, and military scientists.

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Thomas Bewick (17531828) is synonymous with finely crafted wood engravings of the natural world, and his instantly recognisable style influenced book illustration well into the nineteenth century. During his childhood in the Tyne valley, his two obsessions were art and nature. At fourteen, he was apprenticed to the engraver and businessman Ralph Beilby (17431817) with whom he later published A General History of Quadrupeds (also reissued in this series).

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A Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist tells the story of the self-made billionaire who built the Kendall-Jackson empire from nothing into the biggest selling brand of premium wines in the U.S. Jess Stonestreet Jackson was one of a small band of pioneering entrepreneurs who put California's wine country on the map. His life story is a compelling slice of history, daring, innovation, feuds, intrigue, talent, mystique, contrarianism, and luck, offering a unique window on the elegant, adventurous, and cut-throat worlds of Jackson's two passions: wine and horseracing.

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Throughout its history, the western library has played a significant role in bringing the book into the hands of western scholars. This book analyzes that history: examining constructs of librarianship, publishing, and scholarship. Exploring significant events in the field from the time of the Lyceum to the present day in the development of repositories of books and their access by scholars, the authors analyze those events from a perspective that makes visible ways in which the production, storage and access of books, and scholarship itself, have been privileged, while others have been marginalized.

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They came from one street, but death found them in many places: in a distant jungle, a frozen forest, and trapped in the flaming wreckage of a bomber blown from the sky. One died going over a fence during the greatest paratrooper assault in history. Another fell in the biggest battle of World War II. Yet another, riddled with bullets in an audacious act of heroism during a decisive onslaught a world, and a war, away.

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The humanists of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries took a passionate interest in Livy s "History of Rome." No one studied the text more intensively than the Swiss scholar Henricus Glareanus, who not only held lectures on different Roman historians at the University of Freiburg im Breisgau, but also drew up chronological tables for ancient history, which were printed several times in Basle, sometimes together with Livy s "History.

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Drawing on a lifetime of military experience, Brigadier General S.L.A. Marshall, "one of our most distinguished military writers" (New York Times), delivers this unflinching history of the war that was supposed to end all wars. From the perspective of more than half a century, Marshall examines the blunders and complacency that turned what everyone thought would be a brief campaign and an easy victory into a relentless four-year slaughter that left ten million dead and twenty million wounded.

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The Arcadian Library, based in London, is one of the finest collections of books reflecting European interest in the Arab and Islamic worlds. Among its c.10,000 volumes are many copies with important provenances and fine bindings. In this companion volume to no. 8 in the series, six distinguished authorities on the history of book-collecting and the ownership and use of books, and the history of bookbinding, deal with significant aspects of the Library's holdings from these varied perspectives.

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"Herbals" - collections describing plants used for medicinal purposes - were among the ancient and medieval world's most valued scientific texts, synthesizing a vast treasury of medical learning to facilitate scientific edification for scholar, bibliophil

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"CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title 2014" "Library Journal Best Print Reference Selection 2014" With its striking range and penetrating depth, "Brill s Encyclopaedia of the Neo-Latin World" traces the enduring history and broad cultural influence of Neo-Latin, the form of Latin that originated in the Italian Renaissance and persists to the modern era.

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