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VIENNA GUIDE

By: Special Mission for Economic Cooperation

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Vienna, Special Mission for Economic Cooperation: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 37022

Condition: Very Good


34 pages; Clean and tight in original wrappers. An interesting practical guide to post-World War II Vienna prepared by the United States Special Commission for Economic Cooperation -- "For European Recovery supplied by the United States of America." Not found in OCLC.; 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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STONEHENGE TODAY & YESTERDAY

By: Stevens, Frank ; Heywood Sumner

Price: $5.94

Publisher: London, H.M. Stationery Office: 1936

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 38442

Condition: Very Good+


94 pages; Clean and secure in original printed green wrappers. The history and meaning of Stonehenge by the Curator of the Salisbury Museum with plans and illustrations by Heywood Sumner. View more info

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THE CHARM OF IRELAND

By: Stevenson, Burton Egbert

Price: $9.94

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead and Company: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40124

Condition: Very Good


(xiv), 576 pages; Bookplate of former owner on front pastedown endpaper ("Mawson" in Egyptian illustration), owner's name in pancil, otherwise clean and tight in original green cloth binding with gilt lettering and decorative devices, spine slightly faded. Illustrated with b&w photographs. View more info

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Kaiser Karls neue Wege

By: Sturmheim, E. ; [pseudonym of Emil Müller-Sturmheim]

Price: $84.94

Publisher: Wien [Vienna], Anzengruber: 1918

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 39782

Condition: Very Good


100 pages; Publisher's binding: boards with a marble-like vein pattern, front cover is printed on a label with a vivid design in green, gold and black, lettering at the center in white against a black background. The pages are set in a bold, modern Roman typeface, with large initial letters throughout in bright green, which matches the green decorative frames which surround each page's text-block. [The design is by Josef Böhm and shows influence of Jugenstil and the Wiener Werkstätte; the printing was done by the Hermes Buch-und-Kunst-druckerei in Vienna]. This is the first book from Emi... View more info

Portraits from German Intellectual Life

By: Swiridoff, Paul

Price: $34.94

Publisher: Pfullingen, Germany, Gunther Neske: 1966

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 40827

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Publisher's original white cloth, with dust jacket and original plain card slipcase. This copy is an unusual survival in strictly original condition and state -- the original semi-translucent glassine protective overlay which was intended to preserve the binding and dust jacket has remained sealed. The publisher's four original short lengths of old cellophane tape remain undisturbed on the portion of the glassine protecting the rear panel -- (the cello-tape has yellowed slightly, but this will not affect the pristine dust jacket kept below. Paul Swiridoff [1914-2002] became particularly fa... View more info

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CARNETS DU GENERAL TAHON AVEC LES BATISSEURS DE L'EMPIRE Tonkin, Dahomey, Madagascar, Sahara, Maroc, La Grande Guerre (1882-1918)

By: Tahon, General Mathias-Jules-Pierre

Price: $12.94

Publisher: Paris, Bernard Grasset: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38626

Condition: Very Good+


Clean and tight in original pictorial wrappers. Illustrated with several fascinating sepia photographs. General Tahon traveled broadly in colonial service with the French Foreign Legion. He was stationed in Tonkin in the Far East in 1887. In the 1890s he was transferred to Algeria, Dahomey and Madagascar. In the first years of the twentieth century her served in the Sahara and Morocco. "Le general Tahon a fait une honorable carriere. Ses carnets de route n'apportent aucune revelation. On y cueille un vivant portrait de Dugenne..." View more info

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International Cooperation of the USSR in Legal Matters

By: Taracouzio, T. A.

Price: $9.94

Publisher: American Journal of International Law: 1937

Seller ID: 41692

Condition: Very Good


12 pages; Reprinted from The American Journal of International Law, Volume 31, Number 1, January 1937. Clean and tight in original printed gray wrappers. ; 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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Les Francs - Maçons

By: Tempels, Pierre

Price: $124.94

Publisher: Bruxelles - Brussels, Librairie Européenne C. Muquardt: 1888

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 39154

Condition: Very Good


62 & [1] pages; Bound in black half crushed levant morocco over marbled boards, marbled endpapers, edges untrimmed. Publisher's original yellow printed wrappers bound in. Scarce first edition, published anonymously, of this important contribution to the literature of Belgian free masonry. The long-lived author, Pierre Tempels [1825-1923] was Auditeur général militaire de l'armée Belge. There is handsome graphic evidence of his Masonic contributions in the form of a portrait medallion, issued in 1921. Binding handsome and clean, the wrappers have minor edge wear and small tears (particula... View more info

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Les Francs - Maçons Deuxieme édition

By: Tempels, Pierre

Price: $99.94

Publisher: Bruxelles - Brussels, Office de Publicité (Imprimerie J. Janssens): 1900

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 39155

Condition: Very Good+


102 & [1] pages; Bound in black crushed levant morocco, marbled endpapers, edges trimmed rough. The handsome binding has the binder's stamp "Rel. D. Robyn" in tiny letters on the blank recto of the rear free endpaper. Publisher's original pale yellow printed wrappers bound in. Frontispiece portrait of Pierre Tempels (depicting a sculpted plaque). Scarce second edition of this important contribution to the literature of Belgian free masonry. The long-lived author, Pierre Tempels [1825-1923] was Auditeur général militaire de l'armée Belge. There is handsome graphic evidence of hi... View more info

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THE MEDIEVAL ARCHBISHOPS IN THEIR DIOCESE

By: Thompson, A. Hamilton

Price: $5.94

Publisher: London, SPCK: 1927

Seller ID: 40298

Condition: Very Good


York Minster Historical Tracts, 12; 16 pages; 16 page essay bound in original printed stiff wrappers. OCLC: 28667172; 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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A History of Hayes in the County of Kent [with dustwrapper] Illustrated with various collotype reproductions of manuscripts & prints in the author's possession

By: Thompson, Canon H. Percy

Price: $29.94

Publisher: London, Lovat Dickson & Thompson: 1935

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 39933

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket


5 p.l. & 93 pages; Publisher's dark blue cloth, spine decoratively stamped and lettered in gilt. Brief, neatly written ink inscription dated 1936 on the front free endpaper (in Welsh), otherwise a fine, clean, tight copy of the first edition -- in the elusive original pictorial dust jacket -- worn, but integral. The spine of the jacket is toned, with moderate damage and irregular chips missing at the ends, the front panel shows a small chip missing at the upper gutter but is otherwise clean and pleasant; the rear panel has shallow tears along the edges and a few small faults. Handsomely p... View more info

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PAX VOBIS. An Epistle to the Three Churches; with an addition of a preface and postscript setting forth the rule for the truth, and true sense of Scriptures: establish'd by our Saviour; transmitted to posterity by his Apostles; rendering the most illiterate as able divines for the right understanding of the word of God, as the greatest peadant

By: Tootel, Hugh ; a.k.a. Charles Dodd (1672-1743)

Price: $299.94

Publisher: London, Printed in the Year MDCCXXI: 1721

Seller ID: 41581

Condition: Good+


4 p.l., 3-144 pages; Disbound, small octavo, gathered in fours. Untrimmed edges. This anonymous volume makes an appearance in Halkett and Laing (IV, 315) -- attributed as "[Thomas Fulford?]" The English Short Title Catalogue repeats this, watered down a bit to "Sometimes attributed to Thomas Fulford." Fortunately, the DNB steers us in a different direction. Under the long article about one "Charles Dodd" we learn that the man who wrote under that name was really born as Hugh Tootel. As an English Catholic, he had ample reason to be evasive of easy identification. ... View more info

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TRAUTWEIN OSTALPEN - 8 kleinen Büchlein (8 Volumes)

By: Trautwein, Theodor

Price: $29.94

Publisher: Munchen, Bergverlag Rudolf Rother: 1925

Seller ID: 41455

Condition: Near Fine


xxiii, 946 pages; Eight volumes clean and tight in original printed green wrappers in worn slipcase; slipcase has previous owner's name dated 1928. 1) Bayrisches Hochland (West) und Nordtirol; 2) West - Tirol - Allgäu, Vorarlberg; 3) Salzburg und Oberösterreich, Bayrisches Hochland (Ost); 4) Niedere und Hohe Tauern Zillertal Brenner Pustertal; 5) Semmeringbahn Graz Steiner Alpen Klagenfurt; 6) Oetztaler Gruppe; 7) Meran Ortler- und Adamello-Gruppe Gardasee; 8)Register Kartes der Ostalpen. Maps in every volume, large folding colour maps at rear as well. OCLC: 36889341; Experience the pleasur... View more info

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Judicial Interpretation of the Soviet Decrees in Relation to Private Rights

By: Untermyer, Eugene

Price: $9.94

Publisher: George Washington Law Review: 1933

Seller ID: 41715

Condition: Very Good


22 pages; Contents clean, disbound from George Washington Law Review, May 1933.; 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 BITTER TASTE OF GLORY The Bitter Taste of Glory: Nine Portraits of Power and Conflict

By: Valenti, Jack ; [SIGNED to Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart ]

Price: $24.94

Publisher: New York, The World Publishing Company, Inc.: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 38887

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Autograph; 170 pages; Clean and tight in original binding in very good dustjacket. Inscribed and SIGNED by the author to Justice Potter Stewart. Justice Potter Stewart served on the U.S. Supreme Court for nearly 24 years. In 1958, President Dwight D. Eisenhower nominated Potter Stewart to the Supreme Court to replace Justice Harold Hitz Burton, who was retiring. Stewart served on the Supreme Court until he announced his retirement from the Court on June 18, 1981 at the age of 66. During his tenure (1958-1981) as an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court, Potter Stewart made maj... View more info

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Histoire de La Nation Suisse en Trois Tomes Leather bindings

By: Van Muyden, Berthold

Price: $149.94

Publisher: Lausanne, Henri Mignot Editeur: 1896

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38637

Condition: Near Fine


502, 510, 544 pages; Three volume set beautifully bound in warm brown leather spines and corners over marbled boards. Five raised bands at spine, gilt lettering and gilt dentelles at top and bottom of spines. 502, 510, 544 pp. Berthold Van Muyden (1852-1912) was an important 19th century Swiss historian, particularly of the Lausanne region. He was also president of the "Société d'histoire de la Suisse Romande." Contents include: I. 1. Les origines; 2. Période héroique; II. 3. Période de la réformation; 4. Dix-septième et dix-huitième siècles; III. 5. La Révolution helvéti... View more info

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THE RHINE SMALL GUIDE THROUGH THE RHINE VALLEY, EDITION 1925

By: Various

Price: $10.94

Publisher: Koln-Dusseldorfer Rheindampfschiffahrt: 1925

Seller ID: 37049

Condition: Very Good+


72 page guidebook for cruising down the Rhine River. Descriptions of the towns along the way, sidetrips, timetables, advertisements fro hotels, restaurants and shops, even for a manufacturer of steamboat models in bottles sold onboard the steamer ships. Postcard of the Hotel Darmstadter Hof in Heidelberg laid-in ; 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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Das archäologische Museum Iraklion - Führer durch die Sammlungen

By: Vasilakis, Antonis

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Athens, Verlag Adam: 2005

Seller ID: 39426

ISBN: 978605002640

Condition: Near Fine


251 pages; Clean and secure in original glossy pictorial wrappers. An excellent guide to archeological sites and artifacts on Crete. Profusely illustrated with colour photographs, maps and diagrams. View more info

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IL POTERE POLITICO CHRISTIANO Discorsi Pronunciati la Quaresima del 1857 nella Cappella Imperiale delle Tuileries

By: Ventura di Raulica, Gioacchino ; Tullio Dandolo (editor)

Price: $34.94

Publisher: Milano, Boniardi-Pogliani De E. Besozzi: 1858

Seller ID: 40462

Condition: Very Good


xxx, 708 pages; Prima versione Italiana per cura Del Conte Tullio Dandolo. OCLC: 797880383 Quarter green leather over green cloth boards. A bit of wear at head of spine, otherwise Very Good. Gioacchino Ventura (dei Baroni) di Raulica (1792, Palermo – 1861, Versailles) was an Italian Roman Catholic pulpit orator, patriot, philosopher and writer. He entered the Society of Jesus in 1808, and in 1817, when the Society was suppressed in Sicily, joined the Theatines. Ordained a priest, he distinguished himself as a Catholic journalist and apologist, especially by his "Funeral Oration of Pius ... View more info

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Histoire des Revolutions de Portugal

By: Vertot, Rene Auber De

Price: $24.94

Publisher: Besancon, Imprimerie Librairie de Charles Deis: 1843

Seller ID: 41279

Condition: Very Good


124 pages; Light scattered foxing, otherwise clean and tight in original binding of green cloth spine over blue boards with printed title label at spine. OCLC: 883525180; 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