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HARVARD LIBRARY NOTES Number 28, May 1938 William Dean Howells Collection; Friends of the Library 1925-1937; Who Reads Treasure Room Books?

By: Multiple Authors

Price: $10.94

Publisher: Cambridge, Harvard University Library: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38795

Condition: Very Good


Clean and tight in original printed wrappers with minor toning at spine and edges. Number 28, Mau 1938. Contents include: William Dean Howells Collection; Friends of the Library 1925-1937; Who Reads Treasure Room Books? View more info

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Leipziger Musenalmanach aufs Jahr 1776

By: Multiple Authors

Price: $99.99

Publisher: Leipzig, im Schwickertschen Verlage: 1776

Seller ID: 41629

Condition: Very Good


316 & [2] ads pages; Contemporary full sheepskin, covers with decorative acid stained pattern, five raised bands on the spine, gilt stamped labels in black and red, swirl marbled endpapers, edges decoratively stained red. An early Muses Almanach from the first period of the German annuals of poetry, etc. published as tributes to the influential Almanach des Muses, (published in Paris, 1765-1833). Published by Engelhard Benjamin Schwickert. With the faint oval stamps of "R. Werckmeister - Museum" on the title page and the next leaf, and a fine etched bookplate of S. R. Feder [ca. 19... View more info

Image for Codex diplomatarius Monasterii Sancti Michaelis, Bergensis diocesis, vulgo Munkalif dicti, conscriptus anno Chr. MCCCCXXVII Ex originali libro membraneo, qui in Bibliotheca Academiae Hafniensis asservatur (Additamentorum no. 98 qu.) una cum Registro praediorum ad idem monasterium pertinentium et ipsa in eadem bibliotheca asservato (Addit. no. 99 qu.) nunc primum in lucem editu

Codex diplomatarius Monasterii Sancti Michaelis, Bergensis diocesis, vulgo Munkalif dicti, conscriptus anno Chr. MCCCCXXVII Ex originali libro membraneo, qui in Bibliotheca Academiae Hafniensis asservatur (Additamentorum no. 98 qu.) una cum Registro praediorum ad idem monasterium pertinentium et ipsa in eadem bibliotheca asservato (Addit. no. 99 qu.) nunc primum in lucem editu

By: Munch, P[eter] A[ndreas] ; editor ; Munkeliv Abbey

Price: $199.98

Publisher: Christianiae [Norway], typis C. Gröndahl: 1845

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40569

Condition: Good


[2], vi, 220 & 3 ff. facs pages; Contemporary patterned brown cloth, somewhat shaken, lacks the spine. The title page is detached, but present (having been attached to the following pair of leaves by an old-fashioned paper-clip). With the Library of Congress bookplate ("Huitfeldt-Kaas Collection") mounted to the front paste-down endpaper. There is a handsome presentation inscription on the facing blank leaf, from Peter Andreas Munch, to Christian Lange. Beneath this inscription is the LC Surplus-Duplicate stamp in red ink. Apart from a tiny "LC" perforated stamp on the tit... View more info

THE LITERARY HISTORY OF GALLOWAY

By: Murray, Thomas

Price: $29.94

Publisher: Edinburgh, Waugh and Innes: 1832

Edition: Second Revised Edition

Seller ID: 41131

Condition: Very Good-


348 pages; Clean and tight in original red cloth covered boards with printed label at spine. Cloth badly chipped missing three pieces at spine and worn through on lower corners. ; 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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NEPRAJZI ERTESITO ANNALES MUSEI ETHNOGRAPHIAE

By: Muzeum, Neprajzi

Price: $19.94

Publisher: Budapest, Neprajzi Muzeum: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41937

Condition: Near Fine


VOL. LXXXVI; 148 pages; Clean and secure in original pictorial stiff wrappers. Faint blindstamp of previous owner. Contains 7 papers on various aspects of ethnographic studies concerning the region of Hungary, Budapest and the Danube area. View more info

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Grunde for den Mening, at Sølvværdiegield kan stricte erlægges med sit paalydende Beløb i Sølv, saavel efter, som til Forfaldstiden

By: Müller, Erik Christian

Price: $124.94

Publisher: Aarhuus - [Århus, Denmark], Aarhuus Stifsbogtrykkerie: 1818

Seller ID: 41600

Condition: Very Good+


22 & [1, errata] pages; Nineteenth century binding, green pattern-printed paper-covered boards with spine and corners of brown pebbled cloth. Title lettered in gilt on a dark green slip mounted to the front cover. Errata leaf at the end. The author, Erik Christian Rasmussen Müller, was the owner of a significant manor house -- Møllerup, in Feldballe parish in Southdjurs Municipality. Records on the property, which exends to 385 acres, date back to 1285. The main house, which still stands, was built in 1681, with extended wings constructed in the middle of the eighteenth century. Erik... View more info

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Jahrbuch für Deutschlands Seeinteressen Zweiter Jahrgang: 1900

By: Nauticus [Henry de Méville], editor

Price: $49.94

Publisher: Berlin, Ernst Siegfried Mittler und Sohn: 1900

Seller ID: 38609

Condition: Very Good


xii, 521 pages; Publisher's binding: White cloth lettered in gilt on the spine, with paper label centered on the front cover - printed in black and red, pattern-printed gilt endpapers, all edges gilt. Second year of this long-running yearbook devoted to German Navy, maritime and seafaring subjects. Frontispiece of the S. M.S. Kaiser Willhelm II. Three folding plans of the Panama and Nicaragua canals - [Plan vom Nicaragua-Canal. General-Plan des Panama-Kanales. Profil-Karte des Panama-Kanales]. The text is divided into parts. First Part -- 'Aufsätze maritimen, politischen und historisch... View more info

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L'AMI DES MONUMENTS - Volumes 1, 2, 3, and 4

By: Normand, Charles

Price: $249.94

Publisher: Paris, Comite des Monuments Francais: 1890

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39493

Condition: Very Good-


Four quarto volumes bound in half brown leather over marbled boards with five raised bands at spine with gilt lettering. Printed bookplate on ffeps, remains of pockets on rear endpapers, otherwise contents clean and tight. Chipped at the top of volume 4, still an attractive set. These are the first four annual volumes of this prestigious journal of French public art and architectural history Charles Normand was born into a long line of architects, including his father Alfred Normand (1822-1909). Normand studied in Paris at the School of Fine Arts in the architecture department from 1877 to... View more info

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PORTRAIT OF A REBEL FATHER [in the scarce dustjacket ] With a Preface by Robert Lynd

By: O'Brien, Nora Connolly ; [ James Connolly ]

Price: $384.94

Publisher: Dublin, Talbot Press, Ltd: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40700

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


327 pages; Clean and secure in original green cloth bindingwith gilt lettering at spine in very good dustjacket rubbed at folds with some edgewear and shallow chipping (now in protective mylar cover). OCLC: 4877457 Hand coloured photograph laid-in. The author Nora Connolly O'Brien was the daughter of Irish republican and socialist leader James Connolly whose life she chronicles in this book. She too had a very active political career working for the cause of Irish independence. From the jacket: "James Connolly, the Irish labour leader, was one of the seven men who signed the proclamat... View more info

DERRIANA Essays and Occasional Verses, Chiefly relating to the Diocese of Derry

By: O'Doherty, John Keys (The Most Rev. Dr. O'Doherty, Bishop of Derry)

Price: $149.94

Publisher: Dublin, Sealy, Bryers & Walker; M. H. Gill & Son: 1902

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41499

Condition: Very Good-


320, viii p., [1] leaf of plates pages; Contents clean and tight in original dark green cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine and front cover, cloth has puckered over boards. A wonderful collection of essays by the Roman Cathoic Bishop of Derry, including Derry-Calgach, Aileach of the Kings, The See of St. Eugene at Ardstraw, The Convention of Drom-Ceat, Redmond or Raymond O'Gallagher, The Martyr Bishop of Derry, The Seasons: A Picture of Human Life, The Young Ireland Movement and its Historian, The Religious Education of the Young, The Rebellion of Sir Cahir O'Doherty; Appendices; many... View more info

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A GRAMMAR OF THE IRISH LANGUAGE

By: O'Donovan, John

Price: $199.94

Publisher: Dublin, Hodges and Smith: 1845

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39508

Condition: Very Good-


lxxxviii, 459 pages; Contents clean and tight in original green cloth binding with bright gilt lettering at spine. Free endpapers are detached and chipped along edges; cloth is worn at spine ends (especially tail) and rubbed at corners. Faint former owner's stamp on title. John O'Donovan (Irish: Seán Ó Donnabháin, 1806 – 1861), from County Kilkenny and educated at Hunt's Academy, Waterford, was one of Ireland's greatest Gaelic scholars, historians and genealogists. In his early career worked O'Donovan for antiquarian James Hardiman researching state papers and traditional sources; he tau... View more info

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Standish O'Grady - Selected Essays and Passages

By: O'Grady, Standish

Price: $34.94

Publisher: Dublin, London, The Talbot Press Ltd ; T. F. Unwin Ltd.: 1918

Seller ID: 40638

Condition: Very Good


Every Irishman's Library; viii, 340 pages; Former owner's name on front endpaper, otherwise clean and secure in original green cloth binding with gilt lettering and decorative stamping in blind, cloth worn at spine ends. OCLC: 4859618 Standish James O'Grady (1846 –1928) was an Irish author, journalist, and historian. O'Grady played a formative role in the Celtic Revival, publishing the tales of Irish mythology. Proud of his Gaelic heritage, he was also a champion of aristocratic virtues and at one point advocated a revitalised Irish people taking over the British Empire and renaming it t... View more info

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The Irish Abroad and at Home , At the Court and in the Camp ; With Souvenirs of the "Brigade" Reminiscences of an Emigrant Milesian

By: O'Reilly, Andrew

Price: $99.94

Publisher: New York, P. M. Haverty: 1857

Seller ID: 40636

Condition: Very Good-


xii, 13-358, (2) pages; Unmarked and secure in original olive green cloth binding, cloth chipped and worn along spine, gilt flaked from spine, toning and oblong tide-mark to text block. OCLC: 58878278 Excerpt: "During those two centuries oppression and resistance, revolt and repression, rebellion and defeat, with their accompanying horrors, succeeded to each other incessantly in that land for which the Almighty has done so much and man so little. The soul sickens at the catalogue of barbarities on the one hand, and of heroic endurance on the other, presented by the history of Ireland, ... View more info

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Geographiskt hand-lexicon ofver Nya Testamentets heliga skrifter med philologiska anmårkningar with the two folding engraved maps

By: Odmann, Samuel

Price: $84.94

Publisher: Upsala, Stenhammar och Palmblad: 1812

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 38926

Condition: Very Good


238 pages; Contemporary binding: brown half calf over marbled boards, flat spine with gilt stamped decoration and a gilt-lettered label in citron, text block edges decoratively stained blue-green. Two folding engraved maps at the end. A lovely copy of this geographical dictionary of the Holy Land in Swedish. The author, Samuel Ödmann [1750-1829], was a Swedish theologian , naturalist , goegrapher, cultural historian and hymn writer. He was a student a Upsala University, where he was part of the circle of the great natural scientist Linnaeus. After taking a degree in 1772, he settled a... View more info

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NOACK - DIE GESCHICHTE EINER BIDGEISSER-DYNASTIE

By: Ohff, Heinz ; Noack Corporation

Price: $24.94

Publisher: Noack Corp: 1967

Seller ID: 41357

Condition: Very Good-


124 pages; 1897 - 1967 70 Jahre . Oblong quarto in original printed stiff wrappers, closed tear near spine. Beautifully illustrated with photographs of the amazing sculpture and other works forged by Hermann NOACK's Company -- including works by August Gaul, Henry Moore, Erich Reischke, Kenneth Armitage, Karl Hartung, Wolff Stehende, Rudi Wagner, Georg Kolbe, Rudolf Belling, 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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SANT' AMBROGIO - L'uomo, il politico, il vescovo

By: Paredi, Angelo

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Milano, Rizzoli: 1985

Seller ID: 40996

ISBN: 8817364967

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


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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SOME ASPECTS OF THE FRENCH LAW

By: Parker, Junius

Price: $24.94

Publisher: New York, C. Scribner's Sons: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41297

Condition: Very Good+


82 pages; Clean and tight in original tan boards with black lettering at spine and front corner. OCLC: 3045769 Amasa Junius Parker, Jr. (1843 - 1938) was a member of the New York State Senate and a Major General of the National Guard of New York. He graduated from the Albany Law School in 1864, then fought in the American Civil War achieving the rank of major. He became a trustee of Union College and the Albany Law School. Parker was one of the authors of the book Banking Law of New York; and also an editor of the Parker's New York Criminal and Penal Codes. ; Experience the pleasure of re... View more info

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A SHORT REGIMENTAL HISTORY OF THE ROYAL BERKSHIRE REGIMENT (PRINCESS CHARLOTTE OF WALES'S)

By: Perry, J. E. ; ( W.O.II)

Price: $24.94

Publisher: Reading, Published By the Regiment: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40522

Condition: Very Good+


39, (1) pages; Green cloth binding, printed in black on front cover. Foreword by General Felix F. Ready, Colonel of The Royal Berkshire Regiment. The Royal Berkshire Regiment gained Battle Honours during the Napoleonic and Peninsular Wars 1808-1814, the War of 1812, the Chinese Opium War 1840-1843, the Crimean War 1854-1856, the 2nd Afghan War in 1879-1880, campaigns in Egypt in 1882 and the Sudan in 1885 and The Boer War. They were also dispatched to America in the early years of the American Revolutionary War. They were victorious in their first battle against the Americans -- the night batt... View more info

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ALTAMIRA Y LA PREHISTORIA DE LA TECNOLOGIA QUIMICA

By: Pietsch, Erich

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Madrid, Patronato de Investigación cientifica y Tecnica: 1964

Seller ID: 37066

Condition: Fine


Fine in original wrappers. Traducción de Mario Bueno Heimerle ; revisión del texto por Martín Almagro Basch.; 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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Osnovateliu Peterburga - Katalog Vystavki [Text in Russian]

By: Piotrovskii, M B ; Gosudarstvennyi Ermitazh

Price: $99.94

Publisher: Sankt-Peterburg [Saint Petersburg], Slaviia: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41473

ISBN: 5950100212

Condition: Very Good


439 pages; Catalog of a fabulous exhibition on Peter the Great and St. Petersburg held May 31-August 31, 2003 at Gosudarstvennyi Ermitazh (The Hermitage), Saint-Petersburg, Russia. OCLC 52928469 Profusely illustrated in colour. Large heavy book requires additional charge for priority or international shipping. View more info