16th & 17th Century


Books from 1560 to 1715 are arranged here in chronological order.

We begin with the newest Famous Men book:
Famous Men of the 16th & 17th Century
- 28 biographies from Queen Elizabeth I through King Louis XIV, 225 pages, dozens of historical paintings and illustrations. Written for students in grades 6-12.

Following this are books on Jamestown (1607)
and Plymouth & the Pilgrims (1620)
followed by biographies of Pascal, Rembrandt, Velasquez, William Penn, & Isaac Newton.

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Elizabeth I: The People's Queen

Elizabeth I: The People's Queen

We've long been fans of Chicago Review Press' "for Kids" series. Each of these includes not just excellent biographical sketches (and some very...
$16.95

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John Smith Escapes Again!

John Smith Escapes Again!

Long before Harry Houdini thrilled the world with his impossible deeds, America produced an escape artist whose biography reads like an adventure...
$16.95

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Galileo for Kids

Galileo for Kids

Galileo, one of history's best-known scientists, is introduced in this illuminating activity book. Children will learn how Galileo's revolutionary...
$18.95

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Galileo's Leaning Tower Experiment - HB

Galileo's Leaning Tower Experiment - HB

This is the HARDBACK edition. Galileo Galilei is one of the key figures in the history of science. One of his most famous exploits occurred when he...
$16.95

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Galileo: The Genius Who Faced the Inquisition

Galileo: The Genius Who Faced the Inquisition

Galileo made the first effective use of the refracting telescope to discover important new facts about astronomy. His observations led him to support...
$6.95

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Starry Messenger: Galileo Galilei

Starry Messenger: Galileo Galilei

This book works on several different levels. The text gives a straightforward account of the life and accomplishments of Galileo. The illustrations...
$7.99

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Galileo and the Star Gazers (CD)

Galileo and the Star Gazers (CD)

Includes: * Archimedes and the Golden Crown * King Hieron's Challenge * Soldier and Scientist * Ptolemy vs. Copernicus * Tycho Brahe Scans the Skies...
$14.95

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The Siege

The Siege

The late 16th century is a neglected period in European history. American historians are anxious to get on to Jamestown and Plymouth. English...
$12.95

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1607: A New Look at Jamestown

1607: A New Look at Jamestown

1607: A New Look at Jamestown is the last word on America's first colony. With expert appraisal of new archaeological evidence, this National...
$17.95

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Jamestown: The Perilous Adventure

Jamestown: The Perilous Adventure

Just in time for the 400th anniversary of the founding of Jamestown, Virginia comes an updated edition of Olga Hall-Quest's classic. Hall-Quest...
$6.95

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