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History Books

History books can be highly sought after at auction. Encompassing a myriad of subjects, history books open a portal to the past, allowing the modern reader to catch a glimpse into the events and discoveries that shaped the world as it is today.

Historical books that survive from past centuries are valuable primary sources for research. Many of them document events from firsthand experience, giving a glimpse into the impact these events had on civilization at the time of the occurrence and today. Historical books on science document scientific discoveries, revealing the evolution of these disciplines and providing clues to how this knowledge can be further transformed.

Common collectible history books are narratives of explorations and voyages. These are also some of the oldest... Read more

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Adams, Hannah - The History of the Jews, From the Destruction of Jerusalem

June 25, 2016, 10:00 AM CET
Bad Vilbel, Germany

€30 (starting bid)

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Dufour, Pierre - Geschichte der Prostitution, Band 1: Die vorchristliche Ze

June 25, 2016, 10:00 AM CET
Bad Vilbel, Germany

€25 (starting bid)

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Konvolut Eduard Fuchs - Geschichte der erotischen Kunst, Albert Langen, Mün

June 25, 2016, 10:00 AM CET
Bad Vilbel, Germany

€40 (starting bid)

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Genealogisch-Historisches Adels-Lexicon,

June 25, 2016, 10:00 AM CET
Lindau, Germany

€200 (starting bid)

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Geschichte des Polybius

June 25, 2016, 10:00 AM CET
Lindau, Germany

€50 (starting bid)

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Unterhaltungen aus der Naturgeschichte.

June 25, 2016, 10:00 AM CET
Lindau, Germany

€100 (starting bid)

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23 BOOKS RELATED TO THE HISTORY OF WHALING AND

June 25, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Marion, MA, USA

$120 (starting bid)

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2 VOLUME SET HISTORY AND BIBLIOGRAPHY OF AMERICAN

June 25, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Marion, MA, USA

$25 (1 bid)

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14 BOOKS RELATED TO WHALING, NAUTICAL HISTORY AND

June 25, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Marion, MA, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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10 BOOKS RELATED TO NAUTICAL HISTORY, EXPLORATION

June 25, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Marion, MA, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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Three books pertaining to The Vietnam War

June 26, 2016, 5:00 PM AEST
Sydney, Australia

AUD10 (starting bid)

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Eight books pertaining to British military operations

June 26, 2016, 5:00 PM AEST
Sydney, Australia

AUD10 (1 bid)

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Nine books pertaining to ANZAC, Gallipoli and New Zealand military history

June 26, 2016, 5:00 PM AEST
Sydney, Australia

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Five books pertaining to VCs of the First World War

June 26, 2016, 5:00 PM AEST
Sydney, Australia

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Eight books pertaining to the rise of Hitler's third reich and the German army

June 26, 2016, 5:00 PM AEST
Sydney, Australia

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Twelve books pertaining to Australia and the great war

June 26, 2016, 5:00 PM AEST
Sydney, Australia

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Ten books pertaining to Diggers in France, The Boer War and the Cross of ANZAC

June 26, 2016, 5:00 PM AEST
Sydney, Australia

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Eleven books pertaining to The Korean War

June 26, 2016, 5:00 PM AEST
Sydney, Australia

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Two books pertaining to Land Warfare and The Australians in the south African War 1899-1902

June 26, 2016, 5:00 PM AEST
Sydney, Australia

AUD10 (starting bid)

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Eleven books pertaining to The RAAf in Vietnam and Medicine at War

June 26, 2016, 5:00 PM AEST
Sydney, Australia

AUD10 (starting bid)

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Nine books including Rum Rebellion, The Guns of War, Stalemate and The Jail That Went to Sea

June 26, 2016, 5:00 PM AEST
Sydney, Australia

AUD10 (starting bid)

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Ten book pertaining to Battle for the Bundu, Duel for Kilimanjaro and Cannon Fodder

June 26, 2016, 5:00 PM AEST
Sydney, Australia

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Thirteen books pertaining to Popes Cardinals and War and The Pope's Soldiers

June 26, 2016, 5:00 PM AEST
Sydney, Australia

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Eight books pertaining to Australia in the Korean War 1950-53 and Medieval Warlords

June 26, 2016, 5:00 PM AEST
Sydney, Australia

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Five books pertaining to World War One

June 26, 2016, 5:00 PM AEST
Sydney, Australia

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Seven books pertaining to World War One and The Red Army

June 26, 2016, 5:00 PM AEST
Sydney, Australia

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Seven books pertaining to World War One and Modern Fighting Men

June 26, 2016, 5:00 PM AEST
Sydney, Australia

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Three books pertaining to The Armed Forces of World War Two

June 26, 2016, 5:00 PM AEST
Sydney, Australia

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Four books pertaining to Greece, Crete and Syria and the Royal Australian Navy 1939-1942

June 26, 2016, 5:00 PM AEST
Sydney, Australia

AUD10 (starting bid)

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Four books pertaining to Air War Against Japan and others

June 26, 2016, 5:00 PM AEST
Sydney, Australia

AUD10 (starting bid)

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original ca. 1830's souvenir booklet Gloire de Napoleon with 11 gravures

June 26, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Morrisville, PA, USA

$60 (starting bid)

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antique 1940 AT & T ATT telephone almanac

June 26, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Morrisville, PA, USA

$25 (starting bid)

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1821 LAVOISNE ATLAS HISTORY MAP BOOK M CARY

June 26, 2016, 11:00 AM EST
South Fort Myers, FL, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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VUK VIDOR (NE EN 1966)  ART HISTORY (PART ONE-SPECIAL EDITION FOR BLACKBLOC

June 27, 2016, 2:30 PM CET
Paris, France

€900 (starting bid)

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BOOK: RUTTY: NATURAL HISTORY OF DUBLIN, 1772

June 28, 2016, 10:00 AM BST
Shillelagh, Ireland

€240 (starting bid)

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Collection of 12 Elzevirs

June 28, 2016, 4:00 PM CET
Padova, Italy

€1,500 (starting bid)

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Scarce WW1 Officers killed in action British Roll

June 30, 2016, 10:30 AM BST
Ludlow, United Kingdom

£60 (starting bid)

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Adolf Hitler 50th Birthday Edition of Mein Kampf B

June 30, 2016, 10:30 AM BST
Ludlow, United Kingdom

£300 (starting bid)

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German Baker?s Apprenticeship Booklets relating to

June 30, 2016, 10:30 AM BST
Ludlow, United Kingdom

£15 (starting bid)

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Opening of the New Chancellery portfolio of 12 pri

June 30, 2016, 10:30 AM BST
Ludlow, United Kingdom

£275 (starting bid)

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Adolf Hitler 50th Birthday Edition of Mein Kampf B

June 30, 2016, 10:30 AM BST
Ludlow, United Kingdom

£450 (starting bid)

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From the library of Rudolf Hess ?The Hitler Nobody

June 30, 2016, 10:30 AM BST
Ludlow, United Kingdom

£170 (1 bid)

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Weapons of the Civil War

June 30, 2016, 7:00 PM EST
Lynch Station , VA, USA

$2 (1 bid)

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WWII Books

June 30, 2016, 7:00 PM EST
Lynch Station , VA, USA

$2 (1 bid)

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Photographic History of the Civil War, 1911

June 30, 2016, 7:30 PM EST
Boston, MA, USA

$5 (1 bid)

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Jean Tulard, History of France - France in the age of revolution 1789- 1851. DVA.

July 2, 2016, 9:00 AM CET
Neuleiningen, Germany

€10 (starting bid)

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