ANDERSON, S: Fractured Lands

Fractured Lands, book coverAnderson, Scott. Fractured Lands. New York Times, 2016. Unmarked. Unclipped dust jacket. Like New in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#26030) $18.00

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Photography by Paolo Pellegrin. Tells the catastrophic story of how the Arab world has descended into chaos since the 2003 invasion of Iraq. Includes personal stories and haunting black and white photographs. 104p. Measures 9.5×11 inches.

LIFE MAGAZINE: Life: Our Century In Pictures

Life: Our Century In Pictures, book coverStolley, Richard B. (Editor). Life: Our Century In Pictures. Bulfinch Press. ISBN: 0821226339. Unmarked text. A few nicks on dust jacket. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#25939) $26.00

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773 images selected from the photographic archives of Life and other major collections. Essays, roughly by decades, by H.W. Brands, David M. Kennedy, Gene Smith, Robert S. McElvaine, Paul Fussell, Ann Douglas, Todd Gitlin, Garry Wills, and Paul Saffo. 424p. Measures 9.5×11 inches.

UN UNIVERSITY PRESS: Political Violence in South and Southeast Asia: Critical Perspectives

Abraham, Itty; Newman, Edward; Weiss, Meredith L (editors). Political Violence in South and Southeast Asia: Critical Perspectives. United Nations University Press, 2010. ISBN: 9789280811902. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#25846) $12.00

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Political scientists and anthropologists with intimate knowledge of the politics and society of these regions, examine topics that include assassinations, riots, state violence, the significance of geographic borders, external influences and intervention, and patterns of recruitment and rebellion.

Contributors include Sankaran Krishna, Paul R. Brass, Geoffrey Robinson, and others. 224p. Index.

GALILEO, G: Operations of the Geometric and Military Compass, 1606

 Operations of the Geometric and Military Compass, 1606, book cover Galilei, Galileo. Operations of the Geometric and Military Compass, 1606 (Dibner Library Publication). The Burndy Library, 1978. Unmarked text Some smudging on the cover. Good. Paperback. (#25568) $12.00

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Includes a selected historical bibliography on the Sector. Operations of the Geometric and Military Compass, 1606 translated, with an introduction by Stillman Drake.

Published for The Burndy Library by The Dibner Library of the History of Science and Technology and the Smithsonian Institution Press, Wash DC. Illustrated. 95p.

HISTORIC PRESERVATION: National Trust For Historic Preservation (July-September, 1972)

HISTORIC PRESERVATION: National Trust For Historic Preservation (July-September, 1972), book coverMorton, Terry B. (editor). Historic Preservation: National Trust For Historic Preservation (July-September, 1972). The Preservation Press, 1972. Unmarked text.Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#25567) $15.00

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Illustrated. Includes an interview with Hugh Hardy, The Battle of Germantown, Georgia’s Folk Heritage, Richard Nickel, Treasures from the Depression, Renwick’s Church for Blacks, and more Measures 8.5×9 inches.

ZSCHIETZSCHMANN, W: Hellas and Rome: The Classical World in Pictures

Zschietzschmann, W. Hellas and Rome: The Classical World in Pictures 1959. Universe Books. Unmarked text. Rubbed dust jacket with edge wear.Good in good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#25554) $12.00

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More than 500 illustrations. 68p text. Index. Cultural history of ancient Greece that takes the reader into the everyday life of classical antiquity.

Churchill, W: Sir Winston Churchill: Pitkin Guide

Parker, Michael St. John. Sir Winston Churchill. Pitkin, 1991. ISBN: 0853724989. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#25544) $12.00

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Illustrated throughout. 29p. This illustrated biography introduces the soldier and politician as well as the artist and writer.