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Palestine et Syrie Routes Principales a Travers La Mesopotamie et La Babylonie, L'ile de Chypre

By: Baedeker, Karl

Price: $124.94

Publisher: Leipzig, Baedeker: 1912

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 41559

Condition: Very Good


458 pages; Clean and tight in original red cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine and front cover, cloth rubbed along spine with some loss. Hinrichsen F220 All maps and plans present and complete. Folding map at rear. 21 cartes, 56 planes, 1 panorama de Jerusalem. Verlag Karl Baedeker, founded by Karl Baedeker in 1827, is a German publisher that pioneered worldwide travel guides. Usually referred to simply as "Baedekers", these excellent guidebooks contain important introductions to various regions of the world, along with specific information about routes and travel facilities... View more info

GRIECHENLAND Handbuch fur Reisende

By: Baedeker,Karl

Price: $149.94

Publisher: Leipzig, Baedeker: 1904

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 41558

Condition: Very Good


Former owner's name on ffep, otherwise clean and tight in original red cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine and front cover, cloth mildly rubbed at spine. Hinrichsen D469 All maps and plans present and complete. Large folding map in rear pocket has some splitting along a couple folds. 11 Karten, 19 Planen, 5 Grundrissen und 2 Tafeln. Verlag Karl Baedeker, founded by Karl Baedeker in 1827, is a German publisher that pioneered worldwide travel guides. Usually referred to simply as "Baedekers", these excellent guidebooks contain important introductions to various regions of the wo... View more info

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Nya jurnalisten eller Utvalda samlingar i blandade ämnen hämtade i synnerhet utur de nyaste och bästa engelska jurnaler. Till nytta och nöje för medborgare af bägge könen

By: Bagge, Johan Fredric

Price: $49.94

Publisher: Örebro [Sweden], tryckt hos Nils Magnus Lindh: 1808

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38643

Condition: Very Good+


320 pages; Third volume only -- [Tredje Delen]. Contemporary brown quarter calf over marbled boards, flat spine decoratively stamped in gilt and blind. An attractive binding. Frontispiece and three folding engraved plates. The frontispiece depicts a much admired masterpiece by the German sculptor Johann August Nahl (1710 – 1781), the monumental brass figure made in honour of Maria Magdalena Langhans, a clergyman's wife who died giving birth, in the floor of the church Hindelbank in the Bern Canton - this brass was one of the most noted works of sculpture in the 18th century; its admire... View more info

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Paraboles Hyperboliques

By: Bainville, Jacques

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Paris, Editions du Capitole: 1931

Seller ID: 39355

Condition: Very Good


154 pages; Contents clean and unmarked in original printed tan wrappers, dust toning to wrappers. Exemplaire No XXVII. Il a ete tire a part: 50 exemplaires sur Papier Alfa Numerotes de I a L . OCLC: 26733467 Jacques Pierre Bainville (1879 -1936 in Paris) was a French historian, journalist and devoted monarchist. Table des Matières : MOUVEMENTS TOURNANTS. PETITE CONTRIBUTION A L'HISTOIRE; PERSONNAGES : La Judith libérale. Napoléon III en exil. Réflexions sur Clémenceau. Napoléon et Clémenceau; VOYAGES A TRAVERS LE TEMPS. Amériques. Hordes et Soviets. L'intelligence et le sport. Le... View more info

SOME NOTES ON PRINTING & PUBLISHING IN RENAISSANCE VENICE

By: Bajetta, C. M.

Price: $14.94

Publisher: New York, The Typophiles: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41122

Condition: Fine


15 pages; Clean and tight in original printed wrappers. A beautifully designed and printed book with four pages of illustrations reproducing examples of Renaissance printing from Venice. Limited to 500 copies. Typophile Monograph, New Series, Number 16. Composed in English Monotype Poliphilus and Blado by Michael and Winifred Bixler. Illustrated. Designed and printed by Roland A. Hoover. ; 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 OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS AND THE SPREAD OF LEARNING 1478 - 1978 An Illustrated History

By: Barker, Nicolas

Price: $24.94

Publisher: Oxford, Clarendon Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41383

ISBN: 0199510865

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket


xiv, 332 pages; Superficial stain to top page edge, else Fine in Fine dustwrapper; 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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CHAMPS-ELYSEES, FAUBOURG, SAINT-HONORE, PLAINE MONCEAU

By: Barrielle, Jean-Francois ; Therese Castieau; Antoinette Le Normand-Romain; Yvan Christ; Philippe Maille

Price: $34.94

Publisher: Paris, Henri Veyrier: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41437

ISBN: 2851992465

Condition: Very Good+


Monographie des hôtels particuliers et édifices publics; 307 pages; French text. Clean and tight in original bright red silk binding with extensive gilt lettering and decoration at spine and front cover, former owner's inscription on ffep. Binding has 4 faint marks on front cover, otherwise bright and beautiful. A wonderful architectural and social history of these areas of Paris; beautifully produced and profusely illustrated with photographs, drawings, architectural plans, etc. A very large and heavy book; requires additional charge for Priority or International shipping.; Experience the... View more info

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GLIMPSES OF ITALIAN COURT LIFE - Happy Days in Italia Adorata

By: Batcheller, Tryphosa Bates

Price: $29.94

Publisher: New York, Doubleday Page & Co.: 1906

Seller ID: 40361

Condition: Near Fine


Clean and tight in original dark green cloth binding with gilt lettering and decorative stamping (resembling gold hinges and clasps), page edges untrimmed, printed on laid paper, pictorial endpapers. Illustrated with a portrait frontispiece and 61 lovely plates with captioned tissue guards, 469 pages, followed by a 3 page separately paginated section with the musical score of Marcia Real della Casa di Savoia. A beautifully designed and produced book in excellent condition. Thomas Wentworth Higginson said of this book: "I know of no other book that has put before the eye so vividly the... View more info

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A Relic of Stuart Popery - Prayers for Queen Mary Beatrice, anno 1680 in Bodleian Library Record - Volume VIII, Number 5 (June 1971)

By: Beddard, Robert

Price: $7.94

Publisher: Oxford, Bodleian Library: 1971

Seller ID: 38417

Condition: Fine


Clean and tight in original printed wrappers. Articles include: Catholics and Bodley by Alan Davidson; Bindings from Oxford Libraries IV: 17th Century Straw Bindings by Giles Barber and David Rogers; Dr. Samuel Johnson and the Principal of St. Mary Hall by David Greenwood; etc. ; 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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Beiträge zur Kenntnis des Sulfitzellstoff-Verfahrens

By: Bergson, Carl Rud[olf].

Price: $34.99

Publisher: Biberach an der Riss [Germany], Güntter-Staib Verlag: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40549

Condition: Very Good


viii & 61 pages; Publisher's tan cloth, front cover and spine lettered in white (in Roman letters). A clean copy. There is a typewritten slip mounted with clear tape to the front free endpaper: "This Book is Evidence in the Case Entitled / Rudolf Weiler, WAS / ESPIONAGE* G / BUREAU FILE 100-41401 / Do not damage or destroy." The same free endpaper is signed "Rudolf Weiler" in ink at the head. Also stamped across this leaf, partially affecting the typewritten slip is the red ink Library of Congress Surplus-Duplicate stamp. [Printed books and pamphlets from various Governmen... View more info

LUCANIA E CALABRIA

By: Bertarelli, L. V.

Price: $19.94

Publisher: Milano, Touring Club Italiano: 1956

Seller ID: 41209

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Guida d'Italia; 403 pages; Con 15 carte geografiche, 5 piante di citta, 7 piante di edifici, e 16 stemmi. 1956 edition (though titlepage has 1938). Former owner's name neatly on ffep - "Roberts." From the collection of Isabel and Lawrence Roberts. Lawrence Roberts was the noted Orientalist and former Director of the Brooklyn Museum and the American Academy at Rome, where they hosted a bevy of intellectuals, artists and students. Clean and tight in original red cloth binding in very good dustjacket with minor edgewear. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actua... View more info

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REGGIO EMILIA CITTA ANIMATRICE D'ITALIA con tavole fuori testo

By: Bolognesi, Selene Anceschi

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Reggio Emilia, Reggio Emilia: 1968

Seller ID: 41002

Condition: Very Good


Clean and tight in original printed wrappers, small chip at lower edge of front wrapper. ; 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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La Suisse et Son Armée dans la Guerre Mondiale 1914-1919

By: Bordeaux, General P.-E

Price: $10.94

Publisher: Paris, Payot: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38630

Condition: Very Good


Collection de Mémoires, Etudes et Documents pour servir à l'Histoire de la Guerre Mondiale; Unmarked and tight in original printed wrappers; wrappers a bit worn at spine. This competent study of Switzerland's military activities during World War I fills an important gap. View more info

Image for The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. : comprehending an account of his studies, and numerous works, in chronological order; a series of his epistolary correspondence and conversations with many eminent persons; and various original pieces of his composition, never before published: the whole exhibiting a view of literature and literary men in Great Britain, for near half a century during which he flourished

The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. : comprehending an account of his studies, and numerous works, in chronological order; a series of his epistolary correspondence and conversations with many eminent persons; and various original pieces of his composition, never before published: the whole exhibiting a view of literature and literary men in Great Britain, for near half a century during which he flourished

By: Boswell, James

Price: $249.94

Publisher: Bellows Falls, Vt., Printed by Blake, Cutler and Co. for Charles Ewer and Timothy Bedlington: 1824

Seller ID: 39477

Condition: Very Good-


Five Volume Set; 5 vols pages; FIve volumes in full sheepskin, covers in a decorative "tree" pattern, flat spines paneled with pairs of gilt rules, red and black leather labels, lettered in gilt with the titles and volume numbers respectively, in the second and fourth panels. Some wear and rubbing, all covers soundly attached, small pieces missing from the spines of volumes II and IV, other volumes with just trifling losses at the head of the spines. Ink signatures in each volume by J[ohn] H. Edmonds [a leading Utica, NY lawyer], dated March, 1849 -- on the front paste-down endpapers... View more info

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A CLOSE UP OF EGYPT

By: Boulat, Pierre

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Aladin Publications: 1949

Seller ID: 41387

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


135 pages; Brief gift inscription on ffep. Clean and tight in original stiff boards in pictorial dustjacket. Pierre Boulat was a French photographer who began his career at the magazine Samedi Soir in 1945, photographing everything from the singer Edith Piaf to life in Palestine. In 1948, Boulat moved to Cairo where he published Images d’ Egypte, his first book of photography. After returning to Paris, he opened a fashion photogrpahy studio, selling much of his work to the Parisian and American press.In 1957 he signed an exclusive contract with the Life magazine, a collaboration which last... View more info

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THIRD CLASS WORLD A Roving Philosopher Observes the Common Man

By: Bradshaw, Marion J.

Price: $34.94

Publisher: Alliance, OH, Bradshaw Printing Company: 1939

Seller ID: 40324

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


268, +120 photos pages; Clean and tight in original black cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine and gilt image of a ship at sea in gilt on front cover. Very good pictorial dustjacket presenting a collage of several images from the author's photographs with a cutout revealing the title of the book at the spine. The book has never been read as indicated by the fact that the text pages are unopened and untrimmed. On the copyright page it states "First Printing July 1938 / Second Edition February 1939 / De luxe Edition, five hundred copies" This copy is not numbered. Illustrated wi... View more info

La Topographie de l'Artilleur Avec 41 figures dans le texte et 2 planches hors texte

By: Brock, Capitaine Emile Paul

Price: $19.94

Publisher: Nancy, Berger-Levrault: 1926

Seller ID: 38493

Condition: Good


138 pages; Former owner's name on front wrapper and half-title [Major Anderegg]; contents secure in original red wrappers; wrappers rubbed and chipped along spine. An important text on topography prepared for the training of French artillery men between World War I and World War II. Many diagrams and some folding plans. OCLC: 458888475 View more info

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STORIA DEL MONDO MEDIEVALE - Vol. IV: La Riforma della Chiesa a la Lotta Fra Papi e Imperatori

By: Brooke; et al.

Price: $29.94

Publisher: Garzanti / Cambridge University Press: 1979

Seller ID: 40998

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


990 pages; 140 illustrazioni in nero e 4 cartine, 12 tavole a colori Dustjacket has some edgewear and is chipped at spine ends and corners, now in protective mylar cover. Large heavy book requires additional charge for international shipment. ; 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

THE ULSTER GUIDE - AN OFFICIAL PUBLICATION OF THE ULSTER TOURIST DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION

By: Bureau, London Enquiry

Price: $7.94

Publisher: Belfast, William W. Cleland: 1950

Seller ID: 41079

Condition: Very Good+


Clean and tight in original color stiff wrappers depicting a beach scene with the town in the distance. Illustrated with folding maps, and photographs. Wonderful nostalgic travel guide to Ulster in excellent condition. ; 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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Le Cabinet secret de l'histoire Quatrieme serie

By: Cabanès, [Augustin] Docteur

Price: $84.94

Publisher: Paris, A. Maloin: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 38613

Condition: Very Good


Autograph; Contemporary quarter morocco over marbled boards. Inscribed by the author on the half title page to Georges Cain [1856-1919] artist and author, who wrote a number of histories of Paris in the early years of the twentieth century. Someone has tipped an illustration by Cain and a short biography of the artist to the bottom of the half title page with the inscription, and there is a mark from cellophane tape (removed) to the gutter of this leaf and the original front wrapper. The binding is clean and handsome -- with the bookplate of Catherine Teiton on the front paste-down endpaper... View more info