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Poltavshhina Fotoalbom

By: Derlamenka, E.

Price: $19.94

Publisher: Kiev [Ukraine], Mistetstvo: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39625

Condition: Very Good+


Publisher's color pictorial boards. A picture album of the Poltava region, Ukraine. Photographs with one page texts about Poltava in English and German; lists of photo subjects at the end in Russian and German. Plates in color and black & white throughout. Poltava is an old city; it is the site of one of the great shifts in geo-political power. In the Battle of Poltava in the summer of 1709, tsar Peter I (the Great), commanding 34,000 troops, defeated a Swedish arm... View more info

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Histoire Insolite du Duche´ d'Arenberg Album et souvenirs

By: Descheemaeker, Jacques

Price: $99.99

Publisher: [Madrid], Madrid Graficas Reunidas: 1976

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 40686

Condition: Very Good-


337 & corrections pages; Publisher's white textured stiff wrappers, printed in black and red. Spine titled: "Arenberg Album." Some toning to the wrappers, with foxing along the fore-edges, and minor wear to the spine. Internally fine, apart from the manner in which a color arial photograph has been mounted to a sheet (which is now somewhat rippled). A limited edition, as noted on the verso of the title page: "Tire´ a` 200 exemplaires, les premiers 120 n... View more info

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MAX CARTIER - Ein Lebensbild

By: Dietschi, Eugen

Price: $12.94

Publisher: Basel, Buchdruckerei National: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38545

Condition: Very Good


Mit zahlreichen tafeln. Pictorial wrappers showing a bi-plane over the Alps. Biography of Max Cartier - the renowned Swiss flier. Wonderful photographic illustrations. Spine discoloured. ; 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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Popular Life of Daniel O'Connell -- Including the Funeral Oration of Padre Ventura at Rome, Father Burke's Sermon at Glasnevin, and Wendell Phillips' Centennial Oration

By: Donahoe, Chrysostom ; Gioacchino Ventura; Thomas Burke; Wendell Phillips

Price: $59.94

Publisher: Boston, Marlier Publishing Company: 1875

Seller ID: 40655

Condition: Very Good+


294 pages; Clean and tight in original green cloth binding with gilt lettering and decorative stamping at spine and front board, faded at spine. OCLC: 18712988 Daniel O'Connell (1775 – 1847), often referred to as The Liberator or The Emancipator, was an Irish political leader in the first half of the 19th century. He campaigned for Catholic emancipation including the right for Catholics to sit in the Westminster Parliament and the repeal of the Act of Union combining ... View more info

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Cinq Années de Ma Vie 1894-1899

By: Dreyfus, Alfred

Price: $4,499.99

Publisher: New York, McClure, Phillips & Co.: 1901

Seller ID: 39500

Condition: Very Good


2 p.l. & 212 pages; A remarkably rare and legally significant copy of the 1901 memoirs by Alfred Dreyfus, the French Army officer at the heart of a cruel forgery and subsequent miscarriage of justice known as the "Dreyfus Affair" -- which has reverberated around the civilized world from 1894, when Dreyfus was falsely accused of treason to France, right through to the present day. This copy was never published in any usual sense, nor was it ever offered for sale... View more info

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MEMOIRES POUR SERVIR A L'HISTOIRE DE PORT-ROYAL ...

By: Du Fosse, [Pierre-Thomas -- 1634-1698]

Price: $174.94

Publisher: Utrecht, Aux Depens De La Compagnie: 1739

Seller ID: 39014

Condition: Very Good


xi, 533 pages; Full contemporary brown mottled calf, raised bands, red label lettered in gilt, swirl-marbled endpapers, edges sprinkled red. Minor stains have darkened the upper portions of the covers. Port-Royal, once a simple convent, was the center of a struggle in the French Catholic church. This book is an account of the Jansenist movement, the involvement of Blaise Pascal, etc. -- by one who was once a student at Port-Royal, and became a participant in the events o... View more info

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I PRIMI TEMPI DELLO STATO PONTIFICO

By: Duschene, Louis

Price: $19.94

Publisher: Torino, Guilio Einaudi: 1947

Seller ID: 40994

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


L'opera di Louis Duschene (1843-1922) resta tuttora un punto di riferimento obligato per chi si occupi della storia della Chiesa antica e medioevale. ... essa affronta la formazione dello Stato pontificio nell' Italia dell' VIII secolo, la sua organizzazione durante i primi tre secoli di vita, e i grandi conflitti religiosi del tempo di Gregorio VII. Dustjacket rubbed on rear panel. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has ... View more info

Image for Ekkeharts IV. Casus Sancti Galli : nebst Proben aus den übrigen lateinisch geschriebenen Abtheilungen der St. Galler Klosterchronik  nach der neuen Ausgabe in den "Mittheilungen" des historischen Vereins von St. Gallen übers. von G[erold]. Meyer von Knonau

Ekkeharts IV. Casus Sancti Galli : nebst Proben aus den übrigen lateinisch geschriebenen Abtheilungen der St. Galler Klosterchronik nach der neuen Ausgabe in den "Mittheilungen" des historischen Vereins von St. Gallen übers. von G[erold]. Meyer von Knonau

By: Ekkehard IV (Eccardus, Sangallensis)

Price: $49.94

Publisher: Leipzig, Dykschen Buchhandlung: 1891

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 39585

Condition: Very Good


Geschichtschreiber der deutschen Vorzeit; xxxxiii, 286 pages; Publisher's pebbled brown cloth over pebble-surfaced paper covered boards. Ekkehard IV (c. 980 – c. 1056), the author of the Casus sancti Galli, was a monk of the Abbey of Saint Gall. The chronicle Casus S. Galli was begun by Ratpert and continued to Abbot Salomon (883), and carried it on from that date to Notker (972). This work is a most important document for the contemporary history of St. Gall. Th... View more info

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LE CHATEAU DES DUCS DE BRETAGNE

By: Elder, Marc ; (Marcel Tendron)

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Nantes, Imprimerie du Commerce de Nantes: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38370

Condition: Very Good


112 pages; Clean and tight in original stiff wrappers with printed label at front wrapper. Wrappers chiped at spine ends. Acheve d'imprimer le 25 janvier 1923, sur le presse de l"imprimerie du Commerce de Nantes. Phototypie Tainon. Clichea Guibert. Beautifully illustraed with three double page maps, 1 single page map, nineteen pages of photogravures. Descriptive text in French describing the castle and some of its history since construction began in the thirteenth... View more info

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OLD BRIDGES OF FRANCE A Series of Historical Examples from Roman Times to the End of the XVIIIth Century with an Explanatory and Descriptive Text

By: Emerson, William ; Georges Gromort

Price: $249.94

Publisher: New York, Press of the American Institute of Architects: 1925

Seller ID: 39464

Condition: Very Good+


[iv], 124, [2] pages; Contents clean and tight, binding worn at base of spine with a few chips and scrapes to red leather spine labels. Cream buckram lightly dust soiled. This is #263 of a Limited, Numbered Edition only 1000 copies. Preface, in French and English, by M. Victor Laloux, Membre de l'Institute. Remainder of text is in English. Illustrated with 24 Reproductions in Color from the Original Watercolors by Pierre Vignal which are mounted on heavy stock, 35 Bla... View more info

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The Right Hon. BENJAMIN DISRAELI, EARL OF BEACONSFIELD, K.G. and HIS TIMES [Five Volume Set]

By: Ewald, Alexander Charles

Price: $74.94

Publisher: London, William Mackenzie: 1882

Seller ID: 40272

Condition: Very Good+


Complete five divisions bound individually comprising the two volume set in original quarto blue cloth bindings with gilt lettering and extensive gilt decorative stamping at spines and front boards; all edges gilt; illustrated with thirty full page steel engravings with tissue guards. Former owner's name on ffep and first blank - Arthur Whittam ("presented to him in 1887"); some rubbing to cloth at spine ends and corners. Quite an attractive set. These five volum... View more info

Askania Nova : Das Tierparadies Ein Buch des Gedenkens und der Gedanken

By: Falz-Fein, Woldemar von

Price: $49.94

Publisher: Neudamm, J. Neumann: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41144

Condition: Very Good


xi, 323 & [1] pp. pages; Askania Nova : Das Tierparadies , Ein Buch d. Gedenkens u. d. Gedanken. Woldemar v. Falz-Fein. Mit e. Geleit- u. Nachw. von L. Heck , O. Heinroth. Bearb. von Egon v. mit acht inliegenden farbigen Karten. Publisher's green linen, lettered in gilt on the spine and front cover, folding maps (most in colors) in pocket attached to the rear paste-down endpaper. Apart from minor fading and some erosion to the gilt lettering on the spine, and some mode... View more info

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La Ligue de Nations et la Neutralite de la Suisse

By: Feyler, Colonel Fernand

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Lausanne, Revue Militaire Suisse: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38621

Condition: Very Good+


104 pages; Clean and tight in original printed wrappers. View more info

Les Campagnes de Serbie 1914 et 1915 Illustre de Photographies par Fred Boissonnas

By: Feyler, Colonel Fernand

Price: $149.94

Publisher: Paris/Geneve, Editions d'Art Boissonnas / Librairie Jean Budry & Co: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 39122

Condition: Very Good


Autograph; 140 pages; Inscribed by the author on half-title to Major Anderegg from F. Feyler, dated 1926, otherwise clean and tight in original printed wrappers, some minor wear to wrappers at spine. Illustrated with wonderful photographs by Fred Boissonnas. Frédéric Boissonnas (1858 - 1946), was a Swiss photographer, from a family of artists in Geneva. His father Henri-Antoine Boissonnas (1833-1889), founded a photographic studio in 1864. Frederic lead the wor... View more info

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Ireland and the Land League Or, A Key to the Irish Question

By: Flatley, P. J. ; Wendell Phillips

Price: $74.94

Publisher: Boston, D. O'Loughlin & Co.: 1881

Seller ID: 40646

Condition: Very Good+


Irish National Library; ix, (1), 228 pages; Clean and tight in original decorative green cloth binding with decorative stamping in gilt and black, light scattered foxing. OCLC: 2566029 With an introdutcion by Hon. Wendell Phillips. The author has compiled extensive information on legislation, history, statistics, as well as arguments extracted from speeches and letters to serve as a reference manual for those interested in The Irish Question. P.J. Flatley and his bro... View more info

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DIE MODEN DER RENAISSANCE

By: Floerke, Hanns

Price: $14.94

Publisher: München, Georg Müller: 1924

Seller ID: 40465

Condition: Very Good+


144 pages; 132 b&w plates; 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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S O E - An Outline History of the Special Operations Executive 1940-1946

By: Foot, M. R. D.

Price: $39.94

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 2008

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 42183

Condition: Fine


xix, (1), 360 pages; Clean and tight in original decorative ray cloth binding in Fine original black slipcase. SOE, the Special Operations Executive, was a small, tough British secret service, a dirty tricks department established in July 1940 and encouraged by Churchill to ‘set Europe ablaze’. Recruited from remarkably diverse callings, the men and women who were members of this most secret agency lived in great and constant danger. Their job – as saboteurs, in... View more info

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Altdeutsches Namenbuch - Zweiter Band: Ortsnamen [Volume 2 only] [place names arranged alphabetically in dictionary form]

By: Förstemann, Ernst

Price: $149.94

Publisher: Nordhausen, Verlag von Ferd. Förstemann: 1859

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39010

Condition: Very Good


vi, 1699 pages; Contemporary black half morocco spine over pebbled-patterned boards. Spine with shallow raised bands highlighted with a rolls of gilt stamped tooling, title stamped in gilt directly in the second panel. Clean and tight in this handsome, and probably original binding, but for a few ink check marks next to some names in the "F" section. scattered light foxing, and some light rubbing to the corners and edge of the binding. Paper still supple, not y... View more info

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FIGURE E VICENDE DI UNA CITTA - Volume 1 : Imola dall' eta antica al tardo medioevo

By: Galassi, Nazario

Price: $24.94

Publisher: Imola, Marabini: 1984

Seller ID: 40995

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


604 pages; Clean and tight in original binding in near fine dustjacket. ; 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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AFTER THIRTY YEARS in Dustjacket

By: Gladstone, The Right Honorable Viscount

Price: $14.94

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Company: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40540

ISBN: 1125644702

Condition: Fine in Very Good- dust jacket


Excellent copy in scarce dustjacket with some chipping at head of spine. A personal history of the Gladstone family with a discussion of his father's (William Ewart Gladstone) controversial Eastern foreign policy. Chapters include: "The Parliament of 1880-1885", "Eastern Roumelia", and "Mr. Bukle and Ireland". Indexed and illustrated with half-tone plates and a frontispiece portrait.; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual... View more info