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The Iliad of Homer

By: Butler, Samuel: translator, Loomis, Louise R.: Editor

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Walter J. Black, New York: 1942

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 46008

Condition: Fair


Published for the Classics Club. Edited by Louise Loomis. Ex-library. Hinges reinforced with clear tape. Crack in pages at title page. Spine secure otherwise. Someone has made some very helpful notes in pencil at the top of several pages, translating the Roman Numerals into numbers. Red cloth covered boards. 391 pages. View more info

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Tribes that Slumber, Indians of the Tennessee Region

By: Lewis, Thomas M.N., and Kneberg, Madeline

Price: $20.00

Publisher: United States, The University of Tennessee Press: 1973

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 29083

ISBN: 87049-021-4

Condition: Good


9.75" x 7.25", 196 pages. Paperback in good condition. Small damage to the lower edge of the front cover. Text clean. Reprinting of the 1958 edition. Covers the inhabitants of the Tennessee area from the Ice Age to the time of the Cherokee Nation (citing the 1930 census). Black and white drawings and photographs throughout. Our book number 29083. View more info

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Realm of the Incas, Revised Edition

By: von Hagen, Victor Wolfgang

Price: $3.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Mentor: Ancient Civilizations, Published by THE NEW AMERICAN LIBRARY: 1963

Edition: Seventh Printing, July 1963

Seller ID: 29067

Condition: Very Good


4.25" x 7". Book in very good condition. Clean text, 223 pages, slightly aged. Small corner bent on back cover. History of the Inca Empire by a racist, bigoted, ill-informed creep. The historical data is interesting and most likely accurate. But the opinions and value judgements begin to be annoying. von Hagen claims, for example, that llamas are "oily", which is completely untrue. There is not one drop of oil on the wool of either of our llamas. Their skin tends to be dry. That is why llama wool does not smell bad when it gets wet. And von Hagen's opinions and value judgements about the lifes... View more info