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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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Report on the Recent and Most Interesting BREAKWATERS and Applications of REINFORCED CONCRETE in the MARITIME PORTS OF ALGERIA

By: Algeria, Government of

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Brussels, G.P.O.: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 36979


20 pages; A report presented at the XIIth International Congress of Navigation, Philadelphia 1912 published by the Permanent International Association of Navigation Congresses. Illustrated with two very large folding plans at rear. ; 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 AFGHANS

By: Ali, Mohammed

Price: $37.95

Publisher: Kabul [Afghanistan], N.p.: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39620


[vii] & 163 pages; Printed wrappers. The author was a Professor of History at Kabul University, who published a preliminary version of this text as ' A New Guide to Afghanistan.' Kabul University, Kabul, 1958. OCLC Number: 9323. About this expanded work, the author claims in his preface: "This book is probably the only work of its kind which gives in a short simple form a complete picture of the Afghan way of life -- their cutoms and their manners, ceremonies, feat... View more info

INCIDENTS OF TRAVEL IN EGYPT, ARABIA PETRAEA, AND THE HOLY LAND - Volume 2 only

By: American, An

Price: $24.95

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1838

Seller ID: 38721


Eighth Edition, with additions. Former owner's name on ffep, scattered foxing, cloth chipped at spine ends and corners, slight lean, otherwise unmarked and tight in original pink/brown cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine. Ten full page black and white plates. 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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Klubhütten-Album des Schweizer Alpen-Club

By: Anonyme

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Bern, Zentral-Komitee S.A.C.: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38665


120 pages; Clean and tight in original gray cloth binding with black lettering. A wonderful book illustrated with photographs of the mountains and the huts scattered through the Swiss Alps for the use of climbers. Folding plate of floorplans, etc. at rear. 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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RAILROAD FILM DIRECTORY

By: Anonymous

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Washington, DC, Association of American Railroads: 1959

Seller ID: 37006


63 pages; A listing of the films in the Library of Congress relating to railroads, indexed by subject and by Railroad Company. The most complete edition published. ; 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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MAISON DU CHALET SUISSE GENEVE POSTCARD

By: Anonymous

Price: $2.95

Publisher: H. Depierre: 1920

Seller ID: 37050


Postcard printed in dark green ink advertsing the Maison du Chalet Suisse Specialite Rideaux, Dentelles, Broderies Suisses. Fabrique a Sr. Gall, H. Deprierre, 18 Grand Quai & Rue Ceard (a cole du Cafe de la Couronne. Payment details of a purchase in pencil on reverse. ; 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 ONLY COMPLETE NATURAL COLOR GUIDE BOOK TO LOS ANGELES AND HOLLYWOOD W/ FOLD-OUT MAP

By: Anonymous

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Mitock and Sones: 1962

Seller ID: 37053


Clean and tight in original colour wrappers. OCLC: 506037711 Wonderful "Sixties" guide from the era of Don Draper. Includes freeway map ; where to go ; what to see ; where to stay ; where to dine ; entertainment ; and complete information on all southland points of interest.; 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 World is at your Door

By: Anonymous

Price: $44.95

Publisher: Kansas City, TWA - Trans World Airline: 1946

Seller ID: 37121


A quadri-fold broadsheet, richly illustrated and printed in tones of red, tan, blue and black. Dated on the TWA copyright slug in the margin: "March, 1946." This handsomely designed sheet was issued to promote TWA's stunning proposal to offer a round-the-world air service. The routes already approved by the Civil Aeronautics Board are in depicted in bold red lines; the proposed routes to complete the circumnavigation service were added in dotted lines. After ... View more info

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ANTONIA LITHOSTROTOS - A GUIDE FOR THE VISITOR

By: Anonymous

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Franciscan Printing Press: 1973

Seller ID: 38460


Clean and tight in original printed wrappers; wrappers toned at edges. Photographs and folding plan at rear. OCLC 21086654; 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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Workshop Manual, Hillman Minx Mark III, IV & V Saloon, Convertible, Coupe, Estate Car

By: Anonymous

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Coventry, UK, Hillman Motor Car Company: 1952

Seller ID: 38585


Publisher's green-grey boards, backed with red cloth and lettered in black. A decent copy of the original edition of this shop manual, published as Rootes Group WSM 103. The text is clean and unmarked and tight in its binding. The folding charts and plates are undamaged, but the thin paper stock for these is somewhat toned. The large folding plate at rear is fine. Marks to the endpapers, minor cover soil. And, although this copy is tight and unmarked by the usual ... 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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IMMORTAL NIAGARA - Official Guide Book

By: Anonymous

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Buffalo, Niagara Falls Chamber of Commerce: 1940

Seller ID: 40513


48 pages; B&W Photographs. The official visitor's guide to the history and wonder of the mighty Niagara Falls with all it's surrounding beauty, nifty advertisements. 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

NUMBERS - A Coloring Book

By: Anonymous

Price: $5.95

Publisher: Kenosha, Samuel Lowe Company: 1949

Seller ID: 41126


32 pages; Clean and tight in original color printed wrappers, but for a phone number written on rear endpaper. None of the printed drawings have been colored in yet. A nice example of this charming children's book from the mid- twentieth century. ; 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

Trekking Map Pokhara to Jomosom - Showing the whole of the Annapurna Himal

By: Anonymous

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Kathmandu, International Graphic Art: 1970

Seller ID: 41179


Folding map measuring about 70 by 60cm in stiff card wrappers. Map has a small split at twocorners and a split along left margin (not affecting image) Wrappers are worn and chipped. OCLC: 5482604; 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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AN INTRODUCTION INTO LAMAISM - The Mystical Buddhism of Tibet

By: Anuruddha, R. P.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Hoshiarpur, Vishveshvaranand Vedic Research institute: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40345


xvi, 212 pages; Clean and tight in original printed boards with brown cloth spine in chipped, edgeworn dustjacket. Dustjacket flaps fixed to inner boards. Lamaism the Mahayana form of Buddhism of Tibet and Mongolia. View more info

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Appleton's Illustrated Hand-Book of American Cities Comprising the Principal Cities in the United States and Canada, With Outlines of Through Routes, and Railway Maps

By: Appleton and Company

Price: $274.95

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton: 1876

Seller ID: 41987


(12 ads), v, (3), 160, (20 ads) pages; Contents clean and secure in original red cloth binding, decoratively stamped in black. Illustrated with 4 small maps and more than 70 small engravings of cit views and landmarks. Cloth binding darkened along sides, worn at spine ends, rubbed at corners. D. Appleton & Company began publishing Appletons' travel guide books for railway travel in the United States in the 1840s. The Guide to American Cities offered here was first is... View more info