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

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

Price: $24.94

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: $19.94

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

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Arbejdsgivernes Ulykkesforsikring Blade af den Danske Socialforsikrings Historie (1899-1924)

By: Vigen, Anders

Price: $49.94

Publisher: København Copenhagen, G.E.C. Gad,: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40227

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


244 & [1] pp. pages; Publisher's tan boards, with lettering and decorative design printed in light brown and white. Top edges decoratively stained light green, fore- and bottom edges trimmed rough, handsome decorative endpapers in a Jugenstil-inspired design, title page in red and black. The printed dust jacket is worn and soiled, with tears and a large piece missing at the head of the spine and the top corner of the upper cover. OCLC: 476814350 The book is in excellent condition, with just minor dustiness to the portion of the spine and corner of the front cover which have been exposed by th... View more info

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Nepi Diszitomuveszet vas megyeben dekorative volkskunst in komitat Vas 1984. februar 10-tol - 1984. junius 3-ig

By: Villanyi, Eva B

Price: $12.49

Publisher: Szombathely, Savaria Muzeum: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41940

Condition: Very Good+


40 pages; Clean and tight in original pictorial wrappers. Illustrated. View more info

MY WAR DIARY

By: Waddington, Mary Alsop King

Price: $19.94

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42371

Condition: Very Good+


vi, 364, (6) ads pages; Clean and secure in original green cloth binding with lettering and decorative stamping in black. Mary Alsop King Waddington (April 28, 1833 – June 30, 1923) was an American author. She particularly wrote about her life as the wife of a French diplomat. Mary was born in New York City, New York on April 28, 1833 the daughter of Charles King (1789–1867),[2] an American academic, politician, newspaper editor and the granddaughter of U.S. Senator Rufus King (1755–1827), the Federalist candidate for both Vice President (1804 and 1808) and President of the United Sta... View more info

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EDWARD III

By: Warburton, W. ; [Kermit Roosevelt, Jr.]

Price: $14.94

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green & Co.: 1924

Seller ID: 42302

Condition: Very Good+


Epochs of Modern History; Autograph; xx, 281 pages; Clean and secure in original brick cloth with black lettering. Folding colour map, folding genealogical table. Former owner's signature on ffep - "Kermit Roosevelt, Jr." Kermit "Kim" Roosevelt, Jr. (1916 - 2000) was the grandson of President Theodore Roosevelt. He was a career intelligence officer who served in the Office of Strategic Services and was the mastermind of the Central Intelligence Agency's Operation Ajax, which orchestrated the coup against Iran's democratically-elected Mohammed Mossadegh administration, and ret... View more info

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A COMPENDIUM OF IRISH BIOGRAPHY Comprising Sketches of Distinguished Irishmen, and of Eminent Persons Connected with Ireland by Office or Their Writings

By: Webb, Alfred ; [ signature of J. J. Clancy]

Price: $249.94

Publisher: Dublin, M. H. Gill & Son: 1878

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40126

Condition: Very Good


Autograph; 319 pages; Inscribed on ffep "To John J. Hayes, Esq. / Boston Mass. / with the best wishes of / J. J. Clancy / Dublin: Feb. 21st, 1882" ; a short tear without loss to the upper corner of pp. 31-2, some notes in pencil on a few margins (mostly marking a few details of special American interest) and on rear endpaper, otherwise clean and tight in original green cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine cloth rubbed at extremeties. An excellent historical reference on all matters Irish. John Joseph Clancy (1847 – 1928), usually known as J. J. Clancy, was an Irish nationalist... View more info

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FEAST DAY ICONS 15th-17th Century November 1973 - January 1974

By: Weitzmann, Kurt

Price: $19.94

Publisher: London, New Grecian Gallery: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40107

ISBN: B0000EF52L

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good dust jacket


156 pages; Clean and tight in original white stiff wrappers in very good glossy black pictorial dustjacket, upper corner of front wrapper creased. OCLC: 3207841 Illustrated with 12 colour plates and dozens of b&w illustrations. This exhibition presents icons of the festivals of the Eastern Orthodox Church - those days in the calendar which commemorate the major events in the life of Christ and of his Mother. Icons of each Festival subject are grouped together and introduced by the biblical account of the event portrayed. The King James version of the Bible, and the Apocryphal New Testamen... View more info

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Ueber Eine Kretische Kolonie in Theben Die Göttin Europa Und Kadmos Den König

By: Welcker, Friedrich Gottlieb Welcker, Friedrich Gottlieb [1784-1868]

Price: $124.94

Publisher: Bonn, bei Adolph Marcus: 1824

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 41598

Condition: Good+


95 & [1] pages; Contemporary green-grey flexible boards, title in ink manuscript on the front board. The front hinge is cracking and delicate, the paper is somewhat toned, and there are a few marginal notes scattered through the text as well as an inscription on the title page -- but generally a good, sound copy of this scarce publication by Friedrich Gottlieb Welcker, who was a significant scholar on the faculty of the newly-established University of Bonn -- (formally named Friedrich-Wilhelm-Universität in 1818, to honor the King of Prussia). In this new post, Welcker established the art ... View more info

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Rapport du General U. Wille a l'Assemblee Federale sur le Service Actif de 1914

By: Wille, General Conrad Ulrich Sigmund

Price: $24.94

Publisher: Neuchatel, Attinger Freres: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38620

Condition: Very Good


439 pages; Former owner's name on front wrapper [Major Anderegg], a few scattered pencil lines in margins. General Conrad Ulrich Sigmund Wille (1848 – 1925) was the General of the Swiss Army during the First World War. Inspired by the Prussian techniques that he had observed during his studies in Berlin, he tried to imbue the Swiss Army with a spirit based on instruction, discipline and technical control. View more info

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HILL TOWNS OF ITALY; with PLAIN TOWNS OF ITALY - The Cities of Old Venetia [Two volumes, finely bound by the Rowfant Bindery]

By: Williams, Edgerton R.

Price: $524.99

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Miffin: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39519

Condition: Very Good+


"Hill Towns" was originally published in 1903. This copy is a later printing, available from Houghton Miffin contemporaneously with the 1911 first edition of the author's "Plain Towns..." The pair of volumes are offered as a set, in matching fine bindings: contemporary three-quarters bindings of navy blue crushed levant morocco over marbled paper covered boards, with four raised bands on the spines. The titles and author's names are lettered in gilt between the upper and lower pairs of bands, in the larger space at the center, there are extraordinary pictorial onlays in f... View more info

TOLEDO AND MADRID Their Records and Romances

By: Williams, Leonard

Price: $19.94

Publisher: London, Cassell and Co: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41216

Condition: Very Good+


viii, (2), 256 pages; This is the original 1903 first edition. Former owners' names on first blank, otherwise clean and tihgt in original decorative blue cloth binding. Photographic illustrations. ; 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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Westward Advance of the Atlantic Frontier

By: Wright, Louis B.

Price: $6.94

Publisher: Huntington Library: 1948

Seller ID: 38457

Condition: Very Good


15 pages; Fifteen page offprint from The Huntington Library Quarterly, Vol XI, No. 3 (May 1948). Clean and tight in original tan printed 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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Ein Volksbuch über die Propheten Israels

By: Ziegler, Prof.Dr. Ignaz

Price: $39.99

Publisher: Mährisch Ostrau [Ostrava, Czech Republic], Julius Kittls Nachfolger: 1938

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 41928

Condition: Very Good


340 & [4] pages; Publisher's brown linen cloth, spine and front cover lettered in gilt. Clean and unmarked, with a tiny ding to the cloth on the spine and some minor toning to the endpapers at their gutter margins. Frontispiece portrait of the author with facsmile signature at bottom margin; errata slip on pink paper tipped in to the rear free-endpaper. The author, Ignaz Ziegler was born in Hungary (as Ziegler Ignác) in 1861 and educated in Budapest. Immediately following his PhD. in 1888, he was called to the rabbinate of Karlsbad -- this volume, according to a note following the title pag... 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