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Image for MUSEUM OF ANTIQUITY - A Description of Ancient Life  Employments, Amusements, Customs and Habits, The Cities, Palaces, Monuments and Tombs, The Literature and Fine Arts of 3,000 Years Ago

MUSEUM OF ANTIQUITY - A Description of Ancient Life Employments, Amusements, Customs and Habits, The Cities, Palaces, Monuments and Tombs, The Literature and Fine Arts of 3,000 Years Ago

By: Yaggi, L.W. ; T. L. Haines

Price: $84.94

Publisher: New York, Standard Publishing: 1881

Seller ID: 42041

Condition: Very Good-


944 pages; Former owner's name/address stamp in four places (3 blank pages, one upper margin of text page), otherwise clean and secure in original binding of dark brown half leather with cloth covered boards, gilt lettering at spine and front cover, decorative stamping in gilt at spine, marbled endpapers. Leather rubbed at extremeties Contents include: Pompeii, Amusements, Troy, Domestic Life and Domestic Utensils, Nineveh and Babylon, Tombs and Catacombs, Religion or Mythology, Fine Arts and Literature, and Truth of the Bible. Illustrated with several full page steel engraved plates, pl... View more info

Image for Das Puppenbuchlein eine Anleitung zum Selbstherstellen von Puppen, zum Puppenschneidern und Stricken fur die Puppe, mit Schnittmustern fur Puppenkleidung

Das Puppenbuchlein eine Anleitung zum Selbstherstellen von Puppen, zum Puppenschneidern und Stricken fur die Puppe, mit Schnittmustern fur Puppenkleidung

By: Zechlin, Ruth

Price: $29.94

Publisher: Ravensburg, Otto Maier Verlag: 1957

Seller ID: 42257

Condition: Very Good


32 pages; Clean and secure in original wrappers, tiny closed tear at top edge of charming pictorial dustwrapper. OCLC 67046627 Date is approximate. Translated title: The Doll's Booklet: a guide to making dolls for yourself, for doll cutting and knitting for the doll, with patterns for doll clothes. Indeed there are laid-in this book two large folded sheets of patterns for making doll's clothes. Illustrated throughout . View more info

ANSICHTEN DER FREIEN HANSESTADT LUBECK UND IHRER UMGEBUNGEN mit 16 Kupfern

By: Zietz, Heinrich Christian;

Price: $1,249.94

Publisher: Frankfurt am Main, Friedrich Wilmans: 1822

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41526

Condition: Very Good


x, (2) 538 pages; Former owner's name, otherwise clean and tight in contemporary quarter black leather over marbled boards, wear at spine ends and rubbed a bit at extremeties. Illustrated with 16 beautiful full page copperplate engravings of various scenes in this beautiful port city. OCLC: 246165965 Heinrich Christian Zietz (*1769- 1834 ) was an evangelical pastor and topographer. This comprehensive description of Lübeck in 1820 under the title Views of the Free Hanseatic City of Lübeck and its surroundings with 16 engravings after designs by Anton Radl is still one of the major sources ... View more info

Image for PETUR KANINA [Cover title: Sagan af Petri kaninu ] [Icelandic version of Beatrix Potter's Peter Rabbit ]

PETUR KANINA [Cover title: Sagan af Petri kaninu ] [Icelandic version of Beatrix Potter's Peter Rabbit ]

By: [Beatrix Potter]

Price: $124.94

Publisher: Reykjavik, Utgefandi Bokhladan / Ingólfsprent: 1950

Seller ID: 42258

Condition: Very Good


16 pages; Contents clean and secure in original binding of pictorial boards with red cloth at spine, boards have some markings on rear and two faint spots on front. Charming illustrations in colour and in b&w. Date is approximate. This scarce Icelandic edition of Beatrix Potter's Peter Rabbit was published in the mid-twentieth century. There is no date or indication of edition printed in the book, but Ingólfsprent was founded in 1946 by two brothers (and printers) Magnús Stefánsson (1906-1975) and Ólafur Stefánsson (1902-1990) and they ran the shop until 1968. Not found in OCLC. View more info