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L'OCCUPATION DES FRONTIERES PAR LES TROUPES SUISSES EN 1870-1871

By: Jacky, Lt. Col. Ed.

Price: $24.94

Publisher: Neuchatel, Delachaux & Niestle: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38624

Condition: Very Good+


379 pages; Clean and tight in original pictorial wrappers with image of a Swiss soldier on the border. Two large folding maps laid in original slip envelope. 32 reproductions de tableaux, croquis, photographies. During the Franco Prussian War, the Germans began to push back the French from the Soane Valley. In retreat, the French commander Bourbaki tried to kill himself, and his successor Clinchant marched some 80, 000 survivors into Switzerland where they were disarmed. View more info

Image for Theod. J. ab Almeloveen Fastorum Romanorum consularium libri duo, quorum prior juxta seriem annorum posterior secundum ordinem aphabeticum digestus, continet plurimas veterum scriptorum, maxime historicum, legum atque inscriptionum emendationes. Accedunt praefecti urbis Romae et Constantinopolis

Theod. J. ab Almeloveen Fastorum Romanorum consularium libri duo, quorum prior juxta seriem annorum posterior secundum ordinem aphabeticum digestus, continet plurimas veterum scriptorum, maxime historicum, legum atque inscriptionum emendationes. Accedunt praefecti urbis Romae et Constantinopolis

By: Janssonius van Almeloveen, Theodorus ; [1657-1712]

Price: $299.94

Publisher: Amstelaedami [Amsterdam], excudit Joannes Wolters: 1705

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 41593

Condition: Very Good+


[36], 128, 343, [1] pages; Contemporary full polished calf, five raised bands on the spine, title label on red leather lettered in gilt mounted to the second panel, the others have decorative tooling stamped in gilt, plain endpapers, edges decoratively sprinkled red. A superb copy, missing the edge of the cap to the bottom of the spine (barely noticeable on the shelf) -- and showing only a bit of light rubbing along the front hinge and at the points of the corners. A useful and learned chronology of the Roman consuls. The author, Theodorus Janssonius van Almeloven, was a Dutch physician who ... View more info

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THE SIGN OF TOC H

By: Jennings, Coleman ; et alus

Price: $349.94

Publisher: Washington, DC, TOC H National Headquarters: 1928-32

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42374

Condition: Very Good+


152, 68, 8 pages; Bound volume of issues from February 25, 1928 through January 1, 1932 of The Sign of TOC H - a journal of the American National Headquarters of the TOC H. See OCLC 29807046 Toc H is an international Christian movement which developed from a soldiers' rest and recreation centre named Talbot House founded in Poperinge, near Ypres in Belgium during 1915 by Reverend Phillip Byard (Tubby) Clayton. Talbot House was named in memory of Gilbert Talbot, son of Edward Talbot (1844-1934), Bishop of Winchester, who had been killed at Hooge in July 1915. Talbot House was design... View more info

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Rapport de l'Administration Centrale au Conseil d'Administration pour l'annee 1912. Presente a L'Assemblee Generale du 29 juin 1913 - I. Republique Argentine

By: Jewish Colonization Association

Price: $24.94

Publisher: Paris, Veneziani: 1913

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 37095

Condition: Very Good-


56, plates pages; Removed Document. 56 pages of text followed by six single-page tables and six double-page graphic charts. This is the first section of the report; it covers the Jewish Colonies in Argentina. ; 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 Biografia Istorica del Prigioniere di S. Elena : con una descrizione topografica di quest'isola.  Estratta dalla Galleria de' contemporanei di Luigi Jullian ; prima versione italiana eseguita sull'ultima edizione francese da Domenico Solito Bound with: Massime e pensieri del prigioniere di Sant-Elena, manoscritto trovato nelle carte de Las-Casas  Napoli, 1820

Biografia Istorica del Prigioniere di S. Elena : con una descrizione topografica di quest'isola. Estratta dalla Galleria de' contemporanei di Luigi Jullian ; prima versione italiana eseguita sull'ultima edizione francese da Domenico Solito Bound with: Massime e pensieri del prigioniere di Sant-Elena, manoscritto trovato nelle carte de Las-Casas Napoli, 1820

By: Jullian, [Pierre] Louis [Pascal de] ; translated into Italian by Domenico Solito

Price: $449.99

Publisher: Napoli [Naples, Italy], Raffaele Miranda: 1831

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 41474

Condition: Very Good


246 & [2, blank] pages; TWO interesting contemporary accounts of Napoleon Bonaparte (both first editions - one published in 1820; the other in 1831) bound together in a handsome octavo volume. The binding is in the Romantique style: quarter black calf over marbled paper covered boards, flat spine richly decoratively stamped in gilt, plain laid endpapers, edges decoratively sprinkled blue. Ad I: 'Biografia istorica del prigioniere di S. Elena : con una descrizione topografica di quest'isola / estratta dalla Galleria de' contemporanei di Luigi Jullian ; prima versione italiana eseguita sull... View more info

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Moja Saska Moja Polska Siostra Meine Sachsische - Maine Polnische Schwester

By: Kaniewska, Dorota ; Anna Lisiewicz

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Lodz, Som Kultury 502 / Venae Artis: 2006

Seller ID: 41942

Condition: Very Good


I - V 2006; 40 pages; Illustrated with black and white photographs. Text in Polish and German. Clean and tight in original pictorial wrappers, faint blindstamp of previous owner. View more info

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Das Königreich Serbien und das Serbenvolk von der Römerzeit bis zur Gegenwart. Erste & Zweiter Band

By: Kanitz, Felix

Price: $114.99

Publisher: Leipzig, Bernhard Meyer: 1904, 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42308

ISBN: 0274531968

Condition: Very Good


xiv, 653 & [1]; viii, 594 & [1] pages; Two volumes, bound in full maroon library buckram for the Library of Congress. Original printed front wrappers bound in at the front of each volume. Illustrated throughout, text in German throughout (printed in clear Roman type, no Fraktur letters]. With the following marks of ex-library status: labels mounted to each spine at the foot (with evidence of prior removal of other labels at the head of each spine), LC Bookplates, with class and call numbers supplied in pencil, tiny "LC" perforated stamps at the foot of each title page, pencil notes... View more info

PLAS-YN-RHIW

By: Keating, M. Honoa

Price: $6.94

Publisher: BAS: 1990

Seller ID: 38430

Condition: Very Good+


16 pages; Clean and tight in original printed wrappers. Illustrated with several b&w photographs. ; 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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HOW U.N.R.R.A IS SPENDING 50 MILLION DOLLARS FOR ITALY A Radio Talk by S. M. Keeny Head of U.N.R.R.A Italian Mission

By: Keeny, Spurgeon M.

Price: $24.94

Publisher: Rome, UNRRA - Italy Mission: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42321

Condition: Very Good


13 pages; Contents clean and secure in original self wrappers. Described the UNRRA food and medical relief efforts in post WWII Italy. Spurgeon M. Keeny worked for more than 60 years in humanitarian relief which took him through much of Asia and Europe, starting in World War I, when he served as a Y.M.C.A. volunteer with the British Army, looking after Indian troops. He served with the American Relief Administration in Russia from 1922 to 1924; then worked coordinating civilian relief for the U.S. State Department in 1943. Mr. Keeny joined the UNRRA headquarters in 1944. He was chief of Miss... View more info

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Les Préliminaires de Sadowa - Etude Diplomatique

By: Klaczko, Julian ; [1828-1906]

Price: $99.94

Publisher: Paris, Amyot: 1869

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 39186

Condition: Very Good+


3 p.l. & 140 pages; Contemporary quarter morocco over blue pattern-printed marbled paper-covered boards, flat spine lettered in gilt, pale yellow endpapers. Julian Klaczko was a Polish-born writer and politician, fluent in Hebrew, Polish, French, and German. His parents were wealthy Jews, and his birth-name was Jehuda Lejb; at the age of 17 he published a book of Hebrew poetry called "Duda'im." He studied in Wilno and Königsberg and moved to Heidelberg after earning a PhD. After the failure of the Poznan' uprising (1848) he emigrated to France where he lived for the following ... View more info

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The Portraits of Members of the Kit Cat Club, Painted During the Years 1700-1720

By: Kneller, Sir Godfrey

Price: $5.94

Publisher: London, National Portrait Gallery: 1956

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 38461

Condition: Very Good


20 pages; Clean and tight in original printed wrappers. Reproductions of four portraits along with descriptive text on the Portraits, the Club and the Members. The Kit Cat Club was an early 18th-century English club in London with strong political and literary associations, committed to thepromotion of Whig objectives. They met at the Trumpet Tavern in London and at Water Oakley in the Berkshire countryside. ; 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 renderin... View more info

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THE YORK GLASS PAINTERS

By: Knowles, J. A.

Price: $5.94

Publisher: London, SPCK: 1927

Seller ID: 40300

Condition: Very Good


York Minster Historical Tracts, 21; 16 page essay bound in original printed stiff wrappers. OCLC: 562036728; 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

A GREAT MAN'S FRIENDSHIP - Letters of the Duke of Wellington to Mary, Marchioness of Salisbury, 1850-1852

By: Lady Burghclere ; Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington

Price: $37.94

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42423

Condition: Very Good


xiii, 342, [3] plates. pages; Clean and secure in original navy blue cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine and a gilt decorative emblem on front board, small hole at outer edge of last 30 pages, still a very good example of this well made book. Frontispiece colour illustration depicting the Duke and the children of Lord Charles Wellesley. Mary Catherine Stanley, Countess of Derby (née Sackville-West, first title Mary Catherine Gascoyne-Cecil, Marchioness of Salisbury; (1824 – 1900) was an English grande dame and political hostess. She was heavily involved in Victorian politics. ... View more info

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Survivances dans la Toponymie de la Macedoine des Francs d'avant et apres La IVe Croisade

By: Lascaris, M

Price: $6.94

Publisher: Bruxelles, Byzantin: 1954

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 36975

Condition: Very Good+


Autograph; 6 pages; Extrait de BYZANTIN, T. XXIII (1953). Inscribed on front wrapper "A Monsieur Francis R. Walton, hommage de l'auteur" OCLC: 70077125; Signed by Author; 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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DER SCHWEIZERBAUER SEINE HEIMAT UND SEIN WERK

By: Laur, Dr. Ernst

Price: $24.94

Publisher: Brugg., Schweizerischen Bauernverband: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40501

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


674 pages; Eine Darstellung der Verhältnisse und der Entwicklung der schweizerischen Landwirtschaft im zwanzigsten Jahrhundert.Large quarto green cloth binding with gilt lettering and decoration on fron cover and gilt lettering at spine. Original photographic dustjacket. 32 X 23 cm. Profusely illustrated with black and white photographs, colour maps, etc. Faint superficial damp stain to lower spine, not affecting contents, otherwise clean and tight. Very large heavy book; extra charges required for overseas shipping. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed ... View more info

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Le Roi René, sa Vie, son Administration, ses Travaux Artistiques et Littéraires D'après les documents inédits des archives de France et d'Italie

By: Lecoy de la Marche, A[lbert]

Price: $399.94

Publisher: Paris, Firmin-Didot frères, fils et Cie: 1875

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 41471

Condition: Very Good+


[xvi], 559; 548 pages; Two volumes, in publisher's printed wrappers. A splendid copy of the first edition, in large 8vo format [24 cm tall]. Fore and bottom edges untrimmed. A fresh, clean copy internally, the wrappers are clean and intact, showing just a bit of light toning at the edges and the spines, with a minor closed tear at the top margin of the rear wrapper for volume I. There are tiny printed labels mounted (at the time of first purchase) to the front wrappers announcing that this work had been awarded the Prix Gobert by the Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres. A stan... View more info

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La Défaite Allemande à l'Est - Les Armees Sovietiques en Guerre de 1941 a 1945

By: Lederrey, Colonel

Price: $12.94

Publisher: Lausanne, Librairie Payot: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38617

Condition: Very Good


Clean and tight in original printed wrappers. Nombreux croquis en noir et blanc dans le texte et hors-texte. Examines the defeat of the German Army in the East and the role of the Soviet troops in World War II. View more info

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THE JEROME CONNEXION

By: Leslie, Seymour

Price: $14.94

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42360

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


x, 220 pages; Clean and secure in original blue cloth with gilt lettering at spine in very good dustjacket worn at head of spine. View more info

LE PORTUGAL ECONOMIQUE RAPPORT A M. LE MINISTRE DU COMMERCE ET DE L'INDUSTRIE

By: Lucien-Graux, Dr.

Price: $19.94

Publisher: Paris, Librairie Etienne Chiron: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41076

Condition: Very Good+


349 pages; A contemporary full black leather binding with gilt borders on front & rear, raised bands, gilt bordered compartments with gilt decorative devices & gilt lettering, silk endpapers. An attractively bound copy of this scarce work on the economic history of Portugal with a folding color map. Includes a chapter on Portuguese wines including Port and Medeira. French text ; 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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ANTIKE KULTUREN Orient, Ägypten, Griechenland, Etrurien, Rom und Byzanz. Führer durch die Antikensammlungen des Badischen Landesmuseums

By: Maas, Michael ; Johanna Fabricius (Eds.)

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Karlsruhe, Badisches Landesmuseum: 1995

Seller ID: 39606

Condition: Near Fine


170 pages; Clean and tight in original pictorial wrappers. Profusely illustrated in colour and b&w. Text in German. View more info