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The World's Lighthouses: From Ancient Times to 1820

by D. Alan Stevenson

This superb, profusely illustrated survey by noted authority recounts the history of seamarks from antiquity to the early 19th century. 261 black-and-white illustrations.


The Pope and Mussolini: The Secret History of Pius XI and the Rise of Fascism in Europe

Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography 2015

by David I. Kertzer

PULITZER PRIZE WINNER

From National Book Award finalist David I. Kertzer comes the gripping story of Pope Pius XI’s secret relations with Italian dictator Benito Mussolini. This groundbreaking work, based...


The Book of Old Ships: From Egyptian Galleys to Clipper Ships

by Henry B. Culver

Superb, authoritative history of sailing vessels, with 80 magnificent line illustrations. Galley, bark, caravel, longship, whaler, many more. Detailed, informative text on each vessel by noted naval historian....


The Myths of the North American Indians

by Lewis SPENCE

Rich anthology of the myths and legends of the Algonquins, Iroquois, Pawnees, and Sioux: warrior rivalries, steadfast love, and victory over powerful forces. Extensive historical and ethnological commentary....


Manners, Customs, and Conditions of the North American Indians, Volume II

by George Catlin

Volume 2 of the classic account of life among Plains Indians; ceremonies, hunt, warfare, etc. Total in set: 312 plates.


Zen Women: Beyond Tea Ladies, Iron Maidens, and Macho Masters

by Grace Schireson & Miriam Levering

This landmark presentation at last makes heard the centuries of Zen's female voices. Through exploring the teachings and history of Zen's female ancestors, from the time of the Buddha to ancient and modern female...


Shaking the Family Tree

by Buzzy Jackson

“WHO ARE YOU AND WHERE DO YOU COME FROM? ”

As a historian, Buzzy Jackson thought she knew the answers to these simple questions—that is, until she took a look at her scrawny family tree. With a name like...


Taos Tales

by Elsie Clews Parsons

Nearly 100 tales offer an unparalleled glimpse into beliefs, culture of Pueblo Indians: "The Kachina Suitors and Coyote," "The Envious Hunter," "The Jealous Girls," "Echo Boy," many more.


The Irish Fairy Book

by Alfred Perceval Graves & George Denham

43 enchanting poems and tales by William Butler Yeats, Joseph Campbell, Lady Jane Wilde, Jeremiah Curtin, Douglas Hyde, and other distinguished writers.


Native American Creation Myths

by Jeremiah Curtin

Traditional American Indian life revolved around communication with divinity, and these authentic stories about the origin of the earth and its creatures embody every facet of their culture — customs, institutions,...


The Kedge Anchor; or, Young Sailors' Assistant

by William Brady

Mid-19th-century bible of U.S. sailors; no-nonsense text gives instructions for knotting and rigging, blacking the guns, stationing the crew, dealing with dire emergencies, much more. 70 rare engravings, glossary,...


Lost Continents

by L. Sprague de Camp

Leading authority examines facts and fancies behind the Atlantis theme in history, science, and literature. Sources include Plato, Thomas More, K. T. Frost, and many other citations, both famous and lesser-known....


The Voyage Alone in the Yawl Rob Roy

by John MacGregor

Lively record of a 1,500-mile voyage, from London to Paris, on a 21-foot sailboat in 1867 led legions of readers to set out on small-boat adventures of their own. Introduction.


The Face of the Ancient Orient: Near Eastern Civilization in Pre-Classical Times

by Sabatino Moscati

Fascinating study examines Sumerians, Babylonians, Egyptians, Hittites, Canaanites, Israelites, Persians, others. "...a valuable introduction, perhaps the best available in English." — American Historical...


Narrative of the Life and Adventures of Henry Bibb: An American Slave

by Henry Bibb & Lucius Matlack

Compelling autobiography presents a touching self-portrait of a man caught between a slave past and a free future.


Selected Poems

by Claude McKay

New compilation of verse by an important Jamaican-American poet. Dialect verse, standard English poems from Harlem Shadows, uncollected works, more. Edited and with an introduction by Joan R. Sherman.


Jolly Roger

by Patrick Pringle

Fascinating study of 17th- and 18th-century piracy finds the lore about Henry Morgan, Captain Kidd, Blackbeard, Anne Bonney, and other marauders largely overblown. "Highly entertaining and well-documented."...


Greasy Luck: A Whaling Sketchbook

by Gordon Grant

Entire art and craft of whaling is depicted, from views of the galley and the sight of a whale breaching, to examples of scrimshaw art and a version of a "Nantucket sleigh ride." 64 plates.


Reform or Revolution and Other Writings

by Rosa Luxemburg

A refutation of revisionist interpretations of Marxist doctrine, the title essay (1899) explains why capitalism can never overcome its internal contradictions and defines the character of the proletarian revolution....


100 Historic Ships in Full Color

by John Batchelor

Accurate, full-color paintings of amazing ships — from the royal barge of the Egyptian pharaoh Khûfu (2657 BC) to the nuclear submarine U.S.S. Seawolf. Extensive descriptive captions. 100 full-color illustrations....