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Image for 17th Century Straw Bindings by Giles Barber and David Roger  in Bodleian Library Record - Volume VIII, Number 5 (June 1971)

17th Century Straw Bindings by Giles Barber and David Roger in Bodleian Library Record - Volume VIII, Number 5 (June 1971)

By: Multiple Authors

Price: $6.94

Publisher: Oxford, Bodleian Library: 1971

Seller ID: 38416

Condition: Fine


Clean and tight in original printed wrappers. Articles include: Catholics and Bodley by Alan Davidson; Bindings from Oxford Libraries IV: 17th Century Straw Bindings by Giles Barber and David Rogers; Dr. Samuel Johnson and the Principal of St. Mary Hall by David Greenwood; 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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HARVARD LIBRARY NOTES Number 30, March 1940 The First Bulgarian Book; Thomas W. Lamont Collection on the Spanish Armada; Concerning the Library 1929-1939

By: Multiple Authors

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Cambridge, Harvard University Library: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38792

Condition: Very Good


Clean and tight in original printed wrappers with minor toning at spine, former owner's name neatly at top of front wrapper. Number 30, March 1940 - The First Bulgarian Book & Thomas W. Lamont Collection on the Spanish Armada. View more info

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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: $9.94

Publisher: Cambridge, Harvard University Library: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38794

Condition: Very Good


Clean and tight in original printed wrappers with minor toning at spine. 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: $24.94

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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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: $39.94

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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YESTERDAY AND TO-DAY

By: Nevill, Ralph

Price: $24.94

Publisher: London, Metheun & Co: 1922

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42368

Condition: Very Good-


285 pages; Contents clean and scure in original blue cloth binding, toning and tiny holes in ffep, former owner's name on ffep - ""Anne P. Fletcher" otherwise very good. Ralph Nevill (1865-1930) was the illegitimate son of Benjamin Disraeli, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, and Lady Dorothy Fanny Nevill. View more info

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KING GEORGE V : His Life and Reign

By: Nicolson, Harold

Price: $49.94

Publisher: London, Constable and Co.: 1952

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 42367

Condition: Very Good


xxiii, (1), 570 pages; Clean and secure in orignal blue polished cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine and gilt decorative stamping to front board. Bookplate on front pastedown of Madeleine Midleton, second wife of William St. John Freemantle Broderick, 9th Viscount Midleton and Unionist politician. The biography of King George V of Great Britain covers all aspects of his life. Besides the House of Lords controversy, the Home Rule dispute and his role in the war it describes the King's childhood and naval training. New information is also provided concerning the 1931 crisis. Nicolson... 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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THE SCOT IN HISTORY A Study of the Interplay of Character and History

By: Notestein, Wallace

Price: $14.94

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press: 1947

Edition: First American Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 42416

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


xvii, (1), 371 pages; Clean and secure in original pale green cloth binding on very good dustjacket (price-clipped). "The folklore of the English-speaking people is filled with the exploits of the early Scots; there are innumerable stories about them, comic and otherwise; but little is known about how they came to be their hardy, dour, genial selves. Wallace Notestein in this learned but informal and amusing book tells what happened to mould the character of an extraordinary people, how they have been shaped and changed by history, and how their character has also shaped that history. In... 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

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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: $29.94

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: $74.94

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: $19.94

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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CYPRUS: Its Ancient Cities, Tombs, and Temples A Narrative of Researches and Excavations During Ten Years' Residence in That Island

By: Palma di Cesnola, General Louis

Price: $49.94

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1878

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 42318

Condition: Good


xix, (1), 456 pages; Text block complete, clean and securely stitched, front board detached, 1/4" strip of the spine cloth lost, ffep detached & chipped. A very good candidate for rebacking or rebinding, priced accordingly. Illustrated with frontispiece portrait of the author, 2 full page maps, 49 plates, 9 plates of inscriptions & numerous text illustrations. Cesnola was an Italian Army officer and archaeologist who immigrated to the U.S. and served during the Civil War. Naturalized as a U.S. citizen in 1865, Cesnola served as U.S. Consul to Cyprus from 1865 to 1876. He later served ... View more info

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DIARY AND CORRESPONDENCE OF SAMUEL PEPYS, F.R.S. Secretary of the Admiralty in the Reigns of Charles II and James II Diary deciphered by Rev. J. Smith, A.M. with a Life and Notes by Richard Lord Braybrooke

By: Pepys, Samuel ; Richard Lord Braybrooke ; Rev. J. Smith ; [William H. Davis' set]

Price: $249.94

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott: 1866

Seller ID: 42409

Condition: Very Good+


All four volumes in splendid condition, clean and secure in original brown cloth bindings with gilt lettering at spines and decorative stamping in blind to front and rear boards, minor wear to cloth at foot of spine of volume 1, otherwise near fine. From the fifth London edition with the preface from the fourth London edition. OCLC 9356158 Frontispiece steel engraved portraits with tissue guards in volumes 1 and 2, comprising Portrait of Pepys engraved by J. W. Steel, Philadelphia engraver, after a portrait by Sir G. Kneller and a portrait of Mrs. Pepys engraved by J. W. Steel after Haile... View more info