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  • Revolutionary Characters

    Revolutionary Characters

    Gordon Wood
    Revolutionary Characters offers a series of brilliantly illuminating studies of the men who came to be known as the founding fathers. Each life is considered in the round, but the thread that binds the work together and gives it the cumulative power of a revelation is this idea of character as […]
  • Augustus


    E. S. Shuckburgh
    Augustus was perhaps the most successful ruler in history. He found his world on the verge of collapse. He evoked order out of chaos, established what was practically a new form of government without too violent breach with the past, breathed fresh meaning into old names and institutions, and could […]
  • Paul: The Pagans' Apostle

    Paul: The Pagans’ Apostle

    Paula Fredriksen
    Often seen as the author of timeless Christian theology, Paul himself heatedly maintained that he lived and worked in history’s closing hours. His letters propel his readers into two ancient worlds, one Jewish, one pagan. The first was incandescent with apocalyptic hopes, expecting God through his messiah to fulfill his […]
  • The Epic of Gilgamesh

    The Epic of Gilgamesh

    Gilgamesh is a Babylonian epic from three thousand years ago, which tells of King Gilgamesh's friendship with the wild man Enkidu and his pursuit of immortality when Enkidu dies. It is a story about human relationships, loss and grief, the confrontation with death, the destruction of nature, insomnia and restlessness, finding […]
  • The Trial of Eugene Aram

    The Trial of Eugene Aram

    Eric Watson with a special introduction by Alan Dershowitz
    Is it possible that a true academic genius – “a finished artist, in philology, a true pioneer, genuine scholar” – could commit a brutal, premeditated murder?  That is the question raised by British Trial of Eugene Aram in 1759. The alleged victims' skeletons were discovered 15 years after their murders. Houseman […]
  • Slouching Towards Gomorrah

    Slouching Towards Gomorrah

    Robert Bork
    In this book, Bork offers a prophetic and unprecedented view of a culture in decline, a nation in such serious moral trouble that its very foundation is crumbling: a nation that slouches not towards the Bethlehem envisioned by the poet Yeats in 1919, but towards Gomorrah. Slouching Towards Gomorrah is a penetrating, […]
  • Wealth and Poverty

    Wealth and Poverty

    George Gilder - SIGNED
    Hailed as "the guide to capitalism," Wealth and Poverty is one of the most famous economic books of all time and has sold more than one million copies since its first release. In this influential classic, Gilder explains and makes the case for supply-side economics, proves the moral superiority of free-market […]
  • Gift Wrapping – per title

    Take the hassle out of your holiday gifting by selecting this option and mail the gift directly to the recipient. Any items with the GIFT WRAPPING selection will be beautifully wrapped and will receive a packing slip (to show who the gift is from) rather than a receipt. And be […]
  • Personalized Gold-Stamped Bookplates

    Beautiful Gold Foil Stamped bookplates. Perfect to go along with your gift or as a personalized addition to your library! Would you like to take it a step above with our Genuine Leather Bookplates? Make your collection truly YOURS! Note: For orders of more than one bookplate, please ignore price […]
  • Considerations on the Principal Events of the French Revolution

    Considerations on the Principal Events of the French Revolution

    Germaine de Stael
    One of the most fascinating, intelligent, and influential thinkers of her time, Germaine de Stael, was born into a wealthy and distinguished Swiss family. Her mother held a famous salon attended by such celebrities as Voltaire and Diderot, and her father, Jacques Necker, was Louis XVI’s minister of finance and […]
  • Lincoln Unbound

    Rich Lowry - SIGNED
    Revered today across the political spectrum, Abraham Lincoln believed in a small but active government in a nation defined by aspiration. All his life, he preached a gospel of work and discipline toward the all-important ends of self-improvement and individual advancement.  As a Whig and then a Republican, he worked to smash […]
  • Liberty and Order

    Liberty and Order

    Lance Banning in a special oversized leather edition
    Liberty and Order documents the years during which America’s founding generation divided over the sort of country the United States was to become. The founders’ arguments over the proper construction of the new Constitution, political economy, the appropriate level of popular participation in a republican polity, the direction of foreign policy, […]