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OTTONE A ORTA - Quell'estate del 962

By: Capuani, Gian Maria

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Milano, Jaca Books - Europia: 1981

Seller ID: 41000

Condition: Fine


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 History of the Revolutions of Portugal, from the foundation of that kingdom to the year MDCLXVII With letters of Sir Robert Southwell, during his embassy there, to the Duke of Ormond; Giving a particular Account of the deposing Alfonso, and placing Don Pedro on the Throne

By: Carte, Thomas ; [1686-1754]

Price: $749.94

Publisher: London, Printed for John Osborn at the Golden Ball in Pater-Noster Row, MDCCXL: 1740

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 41492

Condition: Very Good+


[2], xiv, [8], 374, [2, ads] pages; Contemporary full calf, raised bands on the spine, pairs of simple gilt rules outline the edges of the covers and surround the raised bands -- if there was a spine label, it is now missing. The front free-endpaper is now gone, and the rear free-endpaper remains only as a stub (the rest is neatly cut out). No marks of ownership, the binding is sound and handsome, the text clean and tight. Collation: A8 a4 B-2A8 2B4 This anonymously p... View more info

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CANTICO DELLE DOLOMITI

By: Casara, Severino

Price: $19.94

Publisher: Milano, Aldo Martello Editore: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41439

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


214 pages; Clean and tight in original green cloth binding in dustjacket with some edgewear. OCLC Number: 6873772 Severino Casara (1903 in Vicenza - 1978 ) was an Italian mountaineer and documentarian. Casara was a journalist who specialized in the Alps and other mountain ranges. In the late 1940s and 1950s he produced several documentary films about the Alps and mountaineering. He also authored a number of mountaineering books such as this beautiful book on the Dolomi... View more info

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Middle Temple Ordeal - being an account of what World War II meant to the Inn, with an appendix of dates and events

By: Cassels, Justice

Price: $9.94

Publisher: London, Honourable Society of the Middle Temple: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38745

Condition: Very Good


55 pages; Clean and tight in original blue printed wrappers, typed note laid-in "With the Compliments of the Treasurer and Masters of the Bench" on letterhead of The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple. Foreword by Justice Cassels. Profusely illustrated with photographs before and after the bombings during World War II. OCLC: 2347457 View more info

Histoire des Monts de Pieté Avec des Réflexions sur la Nature de des Établissemens

By: Cerreti, [Giovanni Battista]

Price: $349.94

Publisher: Padova, Padoue: 1752

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 41493

Condition: Very Good


xii, 153 pages; Contemporary pattern-printed paper-covered boards backed with calf -- flat spine with dark red leather label lettered in gilt. Binding somewhat worn, with erosion at the head of the spine, and at the corners and edges of the boards. Old round institutional stamp on the title page, with somewhat smaller "redactio" stamp. Two old shelf mark notations on the title page; the round institutional stamp is repeated at the lower blank margin of p. 51. ... View more info

PARSIFAL MARCHEN

By: Chamberlain, Houston Stewart

Price: $74.94

Publisher: Munchen, Verlag von F. Bruckmann: 1900

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 41528

Condition: Very Good


68 pages; Nr. 77 of an edition limited to only 330 copies printed on Japon paper. OCLC: 8271067 Titlepage with large Initial printed in gold, lettering in red and black. Large initial letters and first chapter lines in beautiful stylized type printed in red. Original card covers with pattern of intertwining vines and flowers printed in gold, lightly dust soiled. Contents clean a bright. Though British-born, Chamberlain wrote in German, authoring several books on poli... View more info

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DOMESTIC ANNALS OF SCOTLAND from the Reformation to the Revolution [Volume 1 only]

By: Chambers, Robert

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Edinburgh, W. & R. Chambers: 1858

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38996

Condition: Very Good


xii, 550 pages; Former owner's name on front endpapers, otherwise clean and tight in original brown cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine and gilt floral image on front cover. Cloth rubbed at spine ends and lower corners. All twelve illustrations, as called for. A nice example of the first edition of the first volume of Chamber classic history of Scotland. View more info

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WALKS IN EDINBURGH

By: Chambers, Robert

Price: $19.94

Publisher: Edinburgh, A & G Brown: 1885

Seller ID: 39806

Condition: Very Good-


Contents clean and tight in original decorative cloth binding, cloth quite darkened. This is No. 51 of an edition of only 500 published in 1885 (60 years after the first edition). Includes walks such as: Outline of the City, The Stranger's Entree, Walk to the Castle, The Court End of the Town, Walk Through the New Town, Leith; Edinburgh and Athens, and Hotels. Wonderful descriptions of the history and architecture of all the neighborhoods and buildings from the perspec... View more info

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ROMANCE OF THE BOURBON CHATEAUX

By: Champney, Elizabeth W

Price: $17.94

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1905

Seller ID: 40388

Condition: Near Fine


460 pages; Clean and tight in original pictorial cloth binding with lovely image of a chateaux on front cover. xviii p., 1 l., 460 p., 34 pl., 6 port. Color frontispiece, 7 photogravures, 38 additional illustrations. OCLC: 35560315 A beautiful book combining history & travel literature with royal biography and architectural history. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a... View more info

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ASSEMBLEE ELECTORALE DE PARIS -- 18 NOVEMBRE 1790 - 15 JUIN 1791. Proces-verbaux de l'election des juges, des administrateurs, du procureur syndic, de l'eveque, des cures, du president du tribunal criminel et de l'accusateur public. Publies d'apres les originaux des Archives Nationales, avec des notes historiques et biographiques.

By: Charavay, Etienne

Price: $34.94

Publisher: Paris, Maison Quantin: 1890

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38814

Condition: Very Good+


Half calf over marbled boards. A very nice example in an attractive leather binding one small scrape to marbled boards, marbled endpapers, original printed wrappers bound in. OCLC: 10521162 "Cet ouvrage comprend trois parties: 1° un précis historique ou j'ai résumé les faits qui ont précédé l'Assemblée électorale et ceux qui se sont accomplis pendant les diverses sessions de cette assemblée; 2° la liste critique des électeurs de 1790; 3° les procès-ver... View more info

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REMARQUES SUR LES AFFAIRES DU MOMENT

By: Chateaubriand, [Francois Rene] De ; [1768-1848]

Price: $74.94

Publisher: Paris, Chez Le Normant: 1818

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39180

Condition: Very Good


8vo. 2 preliminary leaves (half title and title) & 36 pp. Disbound, but complete. With small stab-holes in the gutters of the leaves from previous stab-sewing. ; 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

Image for Promenades pittoresques en Touraine. Histoire, légendes, monuments, paysages Cent quatre-vingts gravures sur bois et une carte du département d'Indre-Et-Loire

Promenades pittoresques en Touraine. Histoire, légendes, monuments, paysages Cent quatre-vingts gravures sur bois et une carte du département d'Indre-Et-Loire

By: Chevalier, M. l'Abbé C[asimir]

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Tours, Alfred Mame Et Fils: 1869

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41886

Condition: Very Good


viii; 592 pages; Rebound for the U. S. Library of Congress in full maroon library buckram, endpapers with "LC" repeated pattern, top edges gilt. Small paper library label on spine, small "LC" perforated stamp on the title page, two ink numbers in pencil on the verso of the title page -- no other marks. Minor diffuse foxing scattered through affecting a few leaves. With the double page engraved map of the Départment d'Indre-et-Loire, and the series of 1... View more info

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THE VICTORIAN MOUNTAINEERS

By: Clark, Ronald

Price: $14.94

Publisher: London, Batsford: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38702

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


232 pages; Clean and tight in original red cloth binding in very good dustjacket with minor edgewear, mild fading at spine. Profusely illustrated with period photographs. One of the products of the wonderfully prolific Victorian Age was the invention of the sport of mountaineering. Clark captures the character of the Victorian mountaineers and the motives that led them to climb. View more info

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La Commission Royale d'Histoire, 1834-1934 Livre jubilaire composé à l'occasion du centième anniversaire de sa fondation par les membres de la commission

By: Commission Royale d'Histoire

Price: $34.94

Publisher: Bruxelles Brussels, Palais des académies: 1934

Seller ID: 41395

Condition: Very Good


372, colophon pages; Bruxelles: Palais des académies, (Marcel Hayez, Imprimeur - with his slug on rear wrapper). 4to. Publisher's wrappers bound in . Full dark red buckram, bound for the Library of Congress. Ex-library, with small label on spine, bookplate (with surplus-duplicate stamp) and small "LC" perforated stamp at the foot of the title page and one other page. No other marks (no card pocket). One of 600 copies on vergé. Text and plates clean, tigh... View more info

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NOUS - Extrait du Règlement de Service pour Les Troupes Suisses

By: Coulon, Eric de

Price: $29.94

Publisher: Neuchatel, Aux Editions de la Baconniere: 1933

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 41426

Condition: Very Good


Limited edition of only 3000 copies. Thirty-one (31) full page black and white illustrations by the Swiss artist Eric de Coulon (1888-1956) of various aspects of military life. Coulon was perhaps best known for his travel poster art and his humorous graphic art and caricatures. He served in the military in Frontier Brigade 2. Clean and tight in original decorative wrappers, rubbed at extremities. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual prin... View more info

CIVILTA DELLE VILLE TOSCANE

By: Cresti, Carlo ; Photographs by Massimo Listri

Price: $124.94

Publisher: Udine, Magnus Edizioni: 1993

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 41542

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Fine in Fine dustjacket and slipcase as pictured. Cresti is a professor of the History of Architecture at the University of Florence. This is an incredibly beautiful book on Tuscan architecture of many eras. The text is in the original Italian, the reproductions and photographs are stunning. A very heavy large book - domestic sales only. Book is large and heavy and will require extra postage.; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item... View more info

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Ornamenti selis k`sovilze [dust jacket title] Ornament l'nianykh tkanei

By: C`ac`asvili, G. A. ; & I. V. Ruxaze

Price: $39.94

Publisher: T`bilisi [Georgia], Sabc`ot`a Sak`art`velo: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39827

Condition: Very Good


[16] pages; Publisher's stiff green wrappers, with pictorial printed dust jacket. A rare publication related to the VIIème Congrès International des Sciences Ethnologiques et Anthropologiques. The identity as a conference publication is covered on the first leaf, preceding the title page: "Javaxisvili sax. istoriis instituti S. Janasias sax. sak`art`velos saxelmcip`o muzeumi./ On leaf preceding t.p.: Et`nograp`iul da ant`ropologiur mec`nierebat`a VII saert`asori... View more info

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CE QUE TOUT OFFICIER DOIT SAVOIR DE L'ARTILLERIE

By: De La Porte du Theil, Chef d'Escadron

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Paris, Charles Lavauzelle & Co: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38615

Condition: Very Good-


Former owner's name on front wrapper in blue pencil (Major Anderegg - a Swiss officer), a few scattered marginal notations. Wrappers chipped at head and base of spine. Illustrated with aerial photographs, plans, a couple folding maps. An important early work by Joseph de La Porte du Theil. The author was born into a family of the old French nobility. After graduating, he was accepted in 1903 at the École Polytechnique (X1903 Promotion), which trained him as an officer... View more info

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L'Impero Italiano dell'Africa Orientale

By: De Magistris, L[uigi] F[ilippo]

Price: $49.94

Publisher: Roma [Rome], La Libreria dello Stato: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38791

Condition: Very Good-


2 pl. , 95 & color plates pages; Publisher's color pictorial wrappers, title printed in red -- the vivid cover depicts Benito Mussolini in a typical pose with a map of Africa behind him. Illustrations throughout, including color plates printed on rectos and versos which are hors texte (not included in pagination). Although the cover states that this work is "Il Libro della V Classe Elementare" -- the text and illustrations seem sufficiently advanced for adult ... View more info

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THE LIFE STORY OF AN OLD REBEL

By: Denvir, John

Price: $249.94

Publisher: Dublin, Sealy, Bryers & Walker: 1910

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 40635

Condition: Very Good+


viii, 288 pages; Clean and secure in original dark green cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine, toning to endpapers, shallow bump to top edge of rear board. Frontispiece portrait with tissue guard. Quite scarce in this first edition. The Life Story of an Old Rebel presents the record of a life devoted to the promotion and propagation of the cause of Irish Nationalism in Britain. Born in County Antrim, Ireland, the author John Denvir (1834–1916) spent most of ... View more info