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Four Ducks on the Shoreline (Vintage Lithograph)

By: Aggasiz Fuertes, Louis

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, None Indicated: 1900

Seller ID: 41153


1 pages; This attractive lithograph of ducks is signed in the plate by Louis Aggasiz Fuertes. It measures 9" tall x 11 5/8" wide (image size 7 1/4" x 10"). Image is clear and clean; minor toning and a couple faint creases at margins. It bears no legend or printing information. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic r... View more info

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WILLIAM ALLINGHAM - A Diary

By: Allingham, H. ; D. Radford

Price: $99.95

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1907

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 39758


x, 404 pages; Former owner's name on ffep and a few lines in pencil quoting Allingham's poem "The Fairies", otherwise clean and tight in original navy blue cloth binding with bright gilt lettering at spine. Upper corners rounded, portrait frontispiece. William Allingham, a writer and poet born in Donegal, Ireland, became sub-editor of Frazer's Magazine in 1870. In early 1874 he assumed the position of editor from Froude, and later that year married Helen Patter... View more info

Les Canons de la Victoire -- Septieme Edition du Manuel d'Artillerie Lourde Revue et Considerablement Augmentee

By: Alvin, Colonel ; et Commandant Andre

Price: $124.95

Publisher: Paris, Charles LaVauzelle & Cie.: 1923

Seller ID: 41872


ix, (1), 572 pages; Preface de M. Le Marchal Joffre. Avec 422 croquis et figures dans le texte. OCLC 458462719 Original owner's name on ffep - Major Anderegg [of the Swiss Army], otherwise clean and tight in pulisher's green cloth binding with black lettering. Illustrated throughout with diagrams, charts and drawings. A foundational reference for artillerymen and officers written by Colonel Pierre Hippolyte Scipion Isidore Alvin and Commandant Felix d'Andre. In... View more info

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UKRAINSKA HRAFIKA XI-POCHATKU XX ST Albom

By: Andrij Oleksijovic V'unik

Price: $84.95

Publisher: Kiev, Mystetstvo: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40251


Ukrainian Edition; 326 pages; Former owner's name on ffep, otherwsie clean and tight in original pictorial boards. Text in Ukrainian. Profusely illustrated in black & white. OCLC 751297842 Summary and list of illustrations in English. Includes bibliographical references (p. 316-317) View more info

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GUIDE TO KNOLE Its State Rooms, Pictures, and Antiquities, with a short account of the Possessors and Park of Knol

By: Anon.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Sevenoaks, J Salmon: 1913

Seller ID: 38444


59 pages; Former owner's name on front wrapper, otherwise clean and tight in original printed wrappers, toning to endpapers near spine. OCLC: 931542205 View more info

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Ce qu'il Ne Faut Pas Oublier de Faire a ANNECY

By: Anonymous

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Annecy, n.p.: 1950

Seller ID: 36957


A travel pamphlet with maps, pictures, history & suggestions of sites and activities not to be missed when visiting Annecy, like the steam boat tour of the lake. Also included is a b&w postcard of the Hotel Beau Rivage, Annecy. Date is approximate.; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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THE ABBEY GROUNDS (Newstead Abbey)

By: Anonymous

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Nottingham, Corporation of Nottingham: 1955

Seller ID: 36961


20 pages; Newstead Abbey Publications No. 2. Photo illustrations, map. A visitors brochure for the Abbey Grounds. OCLC: 505077873; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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THE GENEVA PRELIMINARY MEETING of the UNIVERSAL RELIGIOUS PEACE CONFERENCE

By: Anonymous

Price: $34.95

Publisher: New York, WCIPTR: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 36985


36 pages; September 1928. Publication No. 6. Near Fine in original blue wrappers. Frontispiece photograph. OCLC: 14957599; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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GEREFORMEERDE DYCK - RECHTEN VAN THIELRE ENDE BOMMELRE - WEERDEN

By: Anonymous

Price: $499.95

Publisher: Arnhem, By Die Weduwe Van Joh: Frederick Hagen: 1683

Seller ID: 39017


100 pages; Small 4to: Unpaginated -- 50 leaves. At the end, there is a separately paginated appendix -- "Contract Over het opmaaken van doorgebrooke Dihken in Boemelerweerd, waervan mentie word gemaekt Cap. XVI. Van de Gereformeerde Dihkrechten ..." 7 & [1, blank] pp. Uncut, in contemporary pattern-printed paper covered boards, backed with dark red sheep. The spine is rubbed (much color is lost) -- and the main text is printed on paper which shows considerable br... View more info

Image for ABERDEEN FIFTY YEARS AGO being A Series of Twenty-One Engravings of Buildings In and that were about Aberdeen

ABERDEEN FIFTY YEARS AGO being A Series of Twenty-One Engravings of Buildings In and that were about Aberdeen

By: Anonymous

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Aberdeen, Lewis Smith: 1868

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 39090


129 pages; along with Wood Engravings of Some of the Wells, etc. Brown cloth over pictorial boards showing the Gateway to the Old Trades Hall (repeating the engraved titlepage inside). All engraved plates and maps present, lightly age toned. Boards lightly soiled, rubbed and bumped at edges. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic ren... View more info

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THE NEAR EAST FROM WITHIN

By: Anonymous

Price: $99.95

Publisher: London, Cassell and Company: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39513


viii, 256 pages; Clean and tight in original navy blue cloth with gilt lettering and gilt image of crescent moon and star. Clean and tight in original blue cloth binding with gilt lettering and the image of a crescent moon and star; cloth mildly rubbed at spine ends. Frontispiece photograph of Peter I of Servia, 12 addition photogravure portraits of various leaders in Servia, Eypt; Roumania; Greece, Bulgaria, etc. Chapter headings include: Sultan Abdul Hamid; Life in ... View more info

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FORENINGEN TIL NORSKE FORTIDSMINDESMERKERS BEVARING - Arbok 1957

By: Anonymous

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Oslo, Groendahl & Sons: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40727


Clean and tight in original publisher's binding in very good dustjacket. A well illustrated examination of Norwegian architecture; this covering 1957. This series was published for many decades. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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Journal Historique Et Politique Des Principaux Événements Des Différentes Cours de L'Europe including "Traite de paix entre l'Angleterre & les Caraïbes de l'isle Saint-Vincent"

By: Anonymous

Price: $950.00

Publisher: Genève [but probably Paris], Ch.- J. Panckoucke: 1773

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41470


On offer here is an attractive volume in 18th century full calf, bound in the French style, (flat spine with floral tools in gilt, red label lettered in gilt, marbled endpapers, edges decoratively stained red). The volume in which these interesting numbers of the now-scarce 'Journal Historique Et Politique Des Principaux Événements Des Différentes Cours de L'Europe' is in a handsome contemporary binding which shows only minor rubbing -- mostly along the hinges, apart ... View more info

OPTZECI DE ANI DE TEATRU EVREIESC IN ROMANIA 1876 - 1956

By: Anonymous ; [Isaac Stern's Copy]

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Bucharest, Intreprinderia Poligrafica: 1957

Seller ID: 40894


Bilingual edition in Yiddish and Romanian of this history of the Jewish theatre in Rumania. Former owner's name on half-title, otherwise clean and tight. From the collection of the violinist Isaac Stern [1920-2001] -- with his "chop" mark in Chinese characters at the rear. (In the Oscar-winning documentary of his 1979 trip to China, "From Mao to Mozart" Maestro Stern is seen receiving the gift of his chop with delight: "No more signing!" From no... View more info

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THE MASTER RACE MENTALITY - "We or They"

By: Anspacher, Louis Kaufman

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Island Workshop Press: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38741


29 pages; Clean and tight in original mustard wrappers. During the last years of World War II, Louis K. Anspacher, an American playwright and poet, published this anti-German polemic. His radical arguement is that Pan-German nationalism is pervasive in Germans as a whole, and that it must be wiped out entirely. OCLC 1930282 View more info

Image for Statuti regole ed ordinazioni della venerabile Archiconfraternita del SSMO [Santissimo] Nome di Maria nuovamente compilati e confermati con bolla della santita` di nostro signore Papa Pio VII. felicemente regnante

Statuti regole ed ordinazioni della venerabile Archiconfraternita del SSMO [Santissimo] Nome di Maria nuovamente compilati e confermati con bolla della santita` di nostro signore Papa Pio VII. felicemente regnante

By: Arciconfraternita del Santissimo Nome di Maria

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Roma, Presso Lazzarini Stampatore della R.C.A.: 1805

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41880


xix, [1] & 131 pages; Contemporary binding: quarter green morocco or roan leather, pressed grain, flat spine lettered and decoratively stamped in gilt, marbled paper-covered boards in red and black, corners tipped in leather matching the spine, green silk ribbon placemark, plain endpapers. Moderate rubbing to the spine and corners, and some chipping to the marbled paper at the edges of the boards -- faint circular stamp of an Austro-Hungarian institution on the front fre... View more info

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CRONIQUES DE LONDON, DEPUIS L'AN 44 HEN. III. JUSQU' À L'AN 17 EDW. III Edited from a M. S. In the Cottonian Library

By: Aungier, George James ; editor

Price: $19.96

Publisher: London, Printed for the Camden Society By John Bowyer Nichols and Son: 1844

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40913


xxii + [2] + 112 + [36] pages; Publisher's dark green-grey cloth, spine lettered and decoratively stamped in gilt, with an arabesque pattern stamped in blind on the front and rear covers, pale yellow endpapers. The half title states: "The French Chronicle of London. " First printed edition of an important source for the Mediaeval history of London -- forming the latter portion of a parchment book in 8vo preserved among the Cottonian Manuscripts. It was written in... View more info

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BELGIUM AND HOLLAND Handbook for Travellers

By: Baedeker, Karl

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Leipzig, Baedeker: 1905

Seller ID: 38924


474 pages; Former owners' name on ffep, otherwise clean and tight in original red cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine and front cover. Fourteenth edition, 15 maps and 30 plans. Clean and tight in original red cloth binding with bright gilt lettering. Lower corner rounded. Verlag Karl Baedeker, founded by Karl Baedeker in 1827, is a German publisher that pioneer worldwide travel guides. Usually referred to simply as "Baedekers", these excellent guideboo... View more info

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EASTERN ALPS Including The Bavarian Highlands, Tyrol, Salzburg, Upper and Lower Austria, Styria, Carinthia, and Carniola Handbook for Travellers

By: Baedeker, Karl

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Leipzig, Karl Baedeker: 1903

Edition: Tenth Edition

Seller ID: 40334


xxvi, 571 pages; With 53 maps, 10 plans, 2 diagrams, and 7 Panoramas. Clean, and tight in original red cloth binding with bright gilt lettering at front cover and spine. All maps and plans present, but first folding map at titlepage has two inch closed tear and is missing 2 panels at left side. The panorama at p. 136 has 3 splits at folds to the leftmost panels. Hinrichsen E51 Verlag Karl Baedeker, founded by Karl Baedeker in 1827, is a German publisher that pioneered ... View more info

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EASTERN ALPS Including The Bavarian Highlands, Tyrol, Salzburg, Upper and Lower Austria, Styria, Carinthia, and Carniola Handbook for Travellers

By: Baedeker, Karl

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Leipzig, Karl Baedeker: 1899

Edition: Ninth

Seller ID: 40335


xxvi, 568 pages; With 47 maps, 10 plans, 2 diagrams, and 7 Panoramas. Clean and tight in original red cloth binding with gilt lettering at front cover and spine, snal chip to cloth near bottom of spine at rear. All maps and plans present and complete (no tears), one leaf of text has a short closed tear (1/2"). A very nice example of this sought after guidebook. Hinrichsen E50 Verlag Karl Baedeker, founded by Karl Baedeker in 1827, is a German publisher that pion... View more info