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Íosagán agus Sgéalta Eile

By: Mac Piarais, Padraic ; [ Padraic Henry Pearse ]

Price: $649.94

Publisher: Dublin, Conradh na Gaeilge: 1907

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 39146

Condition: Good+


3 p.l., 117 & [2] pages; Publisher's brown pictorial wrappers, title page printed in red and black (dated "1907"), edges of the text trimmed rough. Sectional titles to the stories with b/w illustrations & four hors-texte color plates by Beatrice Elvery (all present). The title page and text are entirely in Irish, but for a glossary (Foclóir) at the end [pp. (95) - 117]. "Only the more difficult words, or words which illustrate some peculiarity of local usage in pronunciation, vocabulary or usage, are included in this Foclóir." As a supplement to this glossary, an early ow... View more info

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William Pitt, Atterbury

By: Macaulay, Lord

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Leipzig, Tauchnitz: 1860

Seller ID: 39320

Condition: Very Good


Tauchnitz Collection of British Authors; 210 pages; Bound in quarter dark green calf with marbled boards and marbled endpapers, leather rubbed at extremities. Bound by R.W. Smith & Co. Binders, Marion St., New York Copyright Edition. OCLC: 5268281 Todd and Bowden No. 507a View more info

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Speeches of the Right Honorable T. B. Macaulay, M.P. Corrected by Himself Complete in Two Volumes

By: Macaulay, Thomas Babington

Price: $24.94

Publisher: Leipzig, Bernhard Tauchnitz: 1853

Seller ID: 39317

Condition: Very Good


Tauchnitz Collection of British Authors; 320; 314 pages; Bound in quarter dark green calf with marbled boards and marbled endpapers, leather rubbed at extremities. Bound by R.W. Smith & Co. Binders, Marion St., New York Copyright Edition. OCLC: 905576375 Todd and Bowden Nos. 284Ab-285Ab Thomas Babington Macaulay (1800 – 1859) was a British historian and Whig politician, who wrote extensively as an essayist and reviewer. Some of his books on British history are thought to be literary masterpieces. View more info

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Biographical Essays -- Frederic the Great, Bunyan, Goldsmith, Johnson, Barere

By: Macaulay, Thomas Babington

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Leipzig, Bernhard Tauchnitz: 1857

Seller ID: 39319

Condition: Very Good


Tauchnitz Collection of British Authors; 296 pages; Bound in quarter dark green calf with marbled boards and marbled endpapers, leather rubbed at extremities. Bound by R.W. Smith & Co. Binders, Marion St., New York Copyright Edition. OCLC: 7891758 Todd and Bowden No. 405Aa View more info

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THE IRISH AT THE FRONT With an introduction by John Redmond

By: MacDonagh, Michael ; John Redmond (introduction)

Price: $14.94

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40651

Condition: Very Good+


158, 2 (ads) pages; Clean and tight in original green cloth binding with black lettering at spine and front cover. Includes a two page extract from "The Irish Nuns of Ypres, An Appeal." This narrative of the more signal feats of the Irish Regiments in France, Flanders, and at the Dardanelles, is based on letters of regimental officers and men, interviews with wounded soldiers of the battalions, and those invalided home, and, also, in several cases, on the records compiled at the depots. The war is the greatest armed struggle that the world has ever seen, and when we think of the he... View more info

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SPANISH PROBLEMS - A Reply to the Article "Spain is Still a Problem"

By: Maestro, Manuel

Price: $8.94

Publisher: Washington, Spanish Embassy: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40748

Condition: Very Good


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THE PERIOD OF THE CIVIL WARS Neile and Williams

By: Malden, R. H.

Price: $5.94

Publisher: London, SPCK: 1927

Seller ID: 40299

Condition: Very Good


York Minster Historical Tracts, 24; 16 page essay bound in original printed stiff wrappers. OCLC: 28154661; 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

INDIA, MINTO, AND MORLEY 1905-1910 Compiled from the correspondence between the Viceroy and the Secretary of State. With extracts from her Indian Journal

By: Mary, Countess of Minto

Price: $34.94

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1935

Seller ID: 42425

Condition: Very Good


(xii), 447 pages; Clean and tight in original navy blue cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine; original owner's name on ffep - "M. Jennings / August 1935." Mary Minto left behind a substantial body of written material, which is held by the National Library of Scotland, in Edinburgh. Her journals and diaries span the India years through her Court service (1906-1936) and her General Correspondence (MS 12433-12451) covers a vast period of her life and family history, 1877-1939. These materials have provided source material for several writers besides herself, in particular polit... View more info

THE MAN WITH TWO SHADOWS [SIGNED]

By: Maugham, Robin

Price: $9.94

Publisher: New York, Dell: 1970

Edition: First Edition Thus

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 41231

Condition: Very Good+


Autograph; Inscribed on the title page with the author's signature, otherwise clean and tight in original pictorial wrappers. A shattering novel about a man's sexual double life. "My name is Peter Grant. And my life has become a strange and sordid nightmare..." Maugham's novel is not only a study of that strange and frightening phenomenon of the mind known as dissociation of personality, but is also an enthralling story of adventure, love and intrigue in North Africa. The hero's appalling disability, as a result of a head wound during the war (WWII), adds immeasurably to the danger o... View more info

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MEMOIRS OF DELPHINE DE SABRAN, MARQUISE DE CUSTINE

By: Maugras, Gaston ; & Pierre Croze-Lemercier

Price: $19.94

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38690

Condition: Very Good+


Clean and tight in original gray cloth binding with gilt lettering and a gilt decorative device on front cover. Tiny bookseller's label at bottom inner corner of ffep [Lauriat, Boston]. Translated from the French of Gaston Maugras and Le Cte. P. De Croze-Lemercier. Frontispiece engraving of the Marquise with tissue guard. Delphine De Sabran, Marquise de Custine (1770-1826) was a French aristocrat whose son Astolphe was a great travel writer. The Marquise began life with hopes of permanent happiness, but encountered tragedy and eventually dispair. This book describes the life of th... View more info

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THE BRITISH NEPOS - Consisting of Select Lives of Illustrious Britons, who have distinguished themselves by their virtues, talents, or remarkable advancement in life, with incidental practical reflections Written Purposefully for the Use of Schools And Carefully Adapted To The Situations And Capacities Of Youth

By: Mavor, William

Price: $29.94

Publisher: London, Richard Phillips: 1806

Edition: Seventh

Seller ID: 38606

Condition: Good


462, (8) pages; This particular example of Mavor's popular text book is distinguished by it's binding. Sometime in the 19th century the original calf binding was enveloped in plain sheepskin with just a small square cut out at the spine to reveal the red leather spine label with gilt lettering. Even the sheepskin is a bit rubbed and worn, but it has well served its purpose of maintaining the integrity of this book, though the blank endpapers are missing, the text block is intact. Illustrated frontispiece and four full page plates, each printed with six portraits of notable Brits. Frontispiece ... View more info

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THE FRENCH REVOLUTION [Complete in Four Volumes]

By: McCarthy, Justin H. ; [Hennen Jennings' set]

Price: $124.94

Publisher: London, Chatto and Windus: 1898

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42408

Condition: Very Good


1634 pages; Contents clean and secure in navy blue cloth bindings with gilt lettering at spines. OCLC 643785636 Original owner's name signed into each volume on first blank (after brown endpapers) "H. Jennings" -- James Hennen Jennings (1854-1920) was a mining engineer, born at Hawesville, KY. After attending private schools in London and Derbyshire, England, Jennings returned to Kentucky and set up a lumber business, but soon wanted to further his engineeering education. He graduated from the Lawrence Scientific School of Harvard University in 1877 with the degree C.E. Jennings ... View more info

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ITALIAN ARCHITECTURE 1750-1914

By: Meeks, Carroll L. V

Price: $39.94

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41397

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


xxviii, 546 pages; A comprehensive study of Italian architecture, with two hundred and sixty-six illustrations, a reference bibliography, and a bibliography chronologically listing works on Italian architecture published between 1700 and 1800. Rear panel of dustjacket foxxed, with wear at head of spine. ; 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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Neue Sittenlehre

By: Menger, Anton

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Jena, Verlag von Gustav Fischer: 1905

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 38897

Condition: Very Good


viii, 82 pages; Publisher's cloth, olive-tan linen, lettered in black on the front cover within a decorative frame with a design inspired by Jugenstil. [OLwd. With the lettered stamp of Julius Hager, Buchbinderei, Leipzig -- on the lower portion of the rear cover]. First edition. Erste Ausgabe. The copies like this one bound in cloth were 1 Mark 50 Pf. (copies in paper wrappers were 1 Mark). The author was an Austrian juridical expert and social theorist who mainly dedicated himself to propagating socialist literature on juridical grounds. Menger had been a university professor for... View more info

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THE VOICE OF GOD - Pastoral Letter

By: Mercier, D. J. Cardinal

Price: $4.94

Publisher: London, Burrup, Mathieson & Sprague: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 36958

Condition: Very Good


29 pages; An address by Cardinal Mercier, the Archbishop of Mechlin, Primate of Belgium, who was a great source of inspiration and comfort during the privations of World War I. Wrappers creased at left edge, otherwise very good.; 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 VITA COMUNE DEL CLERO NEI SECOLI XI E XII - Volume Secondo : Comunicazioni e Indici

By: Misc. Authors

Price: $29.94

Publisher: Milano, Societa Editrice Vita E Pensiero: 1962

Seller ID: 42349

Condition: Near Fine


vi, 390 pages; Atti della Settimana di Studio: Mendola, settembre 1959 - Volume Secondo: Comunicazioni e Indici. Miscellanea del Centro di Studi Medioevali III Clean and secure in original printed wrappers; annotations to a very few pages. View more info

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VAINCRE - Esquisse d'une Doctrine de la Guerre basée sur la Connaissance de l'Homme et de la Morale in Three Volumes

By: Montaigne, Lieutenant Colonel Jean-Baptiste

Price: $99.94

Publisher: Nancy / Paris, Berger-Levrault: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38627

Condition: Very Good


3 volumes bound in brown cloth over marbled boards with gilt lettering at spines. xiii, (1), 253 pp.; xiii, (1), 253 pp.; xiii, (1), 187 pp. I: Préparation à l'étude de la guerre. L'Homme et la peur. II: Étude de la guerre. Les faits et les doctrines. III: La Guerre. La guerre dans sa forme et dans son essence. Each volume contains the bookplate of Colonel Apotheloz with an image of two soldiers moving shells under a stone arch and the legend "Munitions-Nachschubdienst 1939-40" Apotheloz's name is also written in volume one in blue pencil and discreetly stamped in the other two... View more info

Auf Vielen Wegen - Gedichte

By: Morgenstern, Christian

Price: $34.94

Publisher: Berlin, Schuster & Loeffler: 1897

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39130

Condition: Near Fine


136 pp. pages; Publisher's green wrappers, lettered in black and with a design by Friedrich Karl Ewald Beblo, called Fritz Beblo (1872 - 1947) - a German city planner, architect and painter, who was a boyhood friend of Christian Morgenstern's from their time together as students at the Maria-Magdalenen-Gymnasium in Breslau. This copy is unusually well preserved, with just a hint of toning at the edges of the fugitive green wrappers, the spine of which is intact, with clear, dark lettering. Internally fresh and perfect, with edges of the text block trimmed rough, as issued. There is only wear... View more info

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ITALY'S GREAT HORROR OF EARTHQUAKE AND TIDAL WAVE

By: Mowbray, Jay Henry

Price: $24.94

Publisher: Washington DC, G. W. Bertron: 1908

Seller ID: 42235

Condition: Very Good-


320 pages; Clean and tight in original pictorial binding with onlay illustration of a couple escaping from the devastation. Cloth worn at spine ends. Many b&w illustrations. Terrible Devastation and Heart-rending Scenes, Immense Loss of Life and Hundred Millions of Property Destroyed. The Most Appalling Disaster of Modern Times. Containing Vivid Descriptions of this Overwhelming Calamity -- Suddenness of the Blow -- Great Number of Victims -- Fall of Great Buildings -- Thousands Driven from their Homes. View more info

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GHIDUL SECTIEI DE ETNOGRAFIE

By: Mozes, Tereza ; Ioan Godea

Price: $12.94

Publisher: Oradea, Muzeul Tarii Crisurilor: 1973

Seller ID: 39605

Condition: Very Good


93 pages; Title translated in pencil on the half-title and title pages, ink number on copyright page, blindstamp of precious owner at bottom of title page. Otherwise clean and tight in original printed wrappers. Black and white illustrations (some folding). Text in Romanian. Guide to the Ethnographic Section of the Museum of the Crish Country - pottery, jewelry, textiles, tools and implements, etc. View more info