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101 Edel, Leon THE AGE OF THE ARCHIVE. Monday Evening Papers: Number 7. (Cover title)
[Middletown, CT]: Center for Advanced Studies, Wesleyan University, (1966). (1966). Fine 
[Middletown, CT]: Center for Advanced Studies, Wesleyan University, (1966).. (1966).. Fine. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed gray wraps. 21 pages. Near fine.

One of a series of papers read during the Center's sessions on Monday evenings to Fellows of the Center and members of the Faculty. Leon Edel was a Fellow of the Center in the fall semester of 1965 and read this paper on October 11 of that year. 
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102 Elder, Joseph W.; editor; King, Christopher R.; Johnson, Willard L LECTURES IN INDIAN CIVILIZATION
Dubuque, IA: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company, (1970). (1970). 0840303114 / 9780840303110 Very good 
Dubuque, IA: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company, (1970).. (1970).. Very good. - Small quarto [approximately 11 inches high by 8-3/8 inches wide], softcover bound in printed red wraps. The wraps are rubbed & bumped with the head of the spine & the adjacent edge of the rear panel lightly chipped. xviii & 453 pages. Illustrated with black-and-white maps. Some bottom page corners are bumped & 2 are creased. Very good.

A series of lectures intended to enable college students studying India to learn about all aspects of Indian civilization -- history, arts, politics, religion, economics, anthropology, etc, Dust jacket present. 
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103 Elizabeth II and Prince Charles A WONDERFUL VINTAGE NEWS PHOTOGRAPH DEPICTING THE QUEEN TO BE AND YOUNG 2 YEAR OLD PRINCE CHARLES
(International News Photos), (1950). (1950). Very good 
(International News Photos), (1950).. (1950).. Very good. - sc A 9 inch high by 7 inch wide black & white news photograph from the "International News Photos" with their credit line stamped under their pictorial eagle logo on the verso. A small piece of tape is mounted to an edge of the verso. Else, very good. 
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104 Erskine, Thomas A VIEW OF THE CAUSES AND CONSEQUENCES OF THE PRESENT WAR WITH FRANCE. By the Honourable Thomas Erskine. The Fifth Edition
London: Printed for J. Debrett, 1797. 1797. Very good 
London: Printed for J. Debrett, 1797.. 1797.. Very good. - Octavo, disbound, removed with only a portion of the leather spine present. 138 pages. The leaves have been additionally numbered in ink at top right by a previous owner. The half-title is lightly darkened and the title page lightly stained. The is a small piece out from the bottom corner of one leaf. The contents are in othewise very good condition. 
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TOMA DE POSESION DEL PRESIDENTE DE LA REPUBLICA SENOR LICENCIADO DON MANUEL ESTRADA CABRERA PARA EL PERIODO 1917 A 1923., Estrada Cabrera, Manuel; et al.
105 Estrada Cabrera, Manuel; et al. TOMA DE POSESION DEL PRESIDENTE DE LA REPUBLICA SENOR LICENCIADO DON MANUEL ESTRADA CABRERA PARA EL PERIODO 1917 A 1923.
Guatemala: Tipografia Nacional, [1917]. [1917]. Fair 
- Octavo, softcover bound in printed brown wrappers. The binding is rubbed. The edges of the wraps and the head & tail of the spine are lightly chipped. 38 pages. The pages are darkened and are somewhat fragile & some of their corners are lightly creased. There is a small piece out of the bottom edge of page 32 with tiny chips to the bottom edges of several other pages. A fair working copy.

Government documents concerning Guatemala's 1916 election, including President Manuel Estrada Cabrera's 1917 manifesto for his upcoming term, which he expected to run from 1917 to 1923. Also included is an inaugural address by the president of the national legislative assembly Arturo Ubico.

Manuel Estrada Cabrera [1837-1924] was President of Guatemala from 1898 to 1920. He was a lawyer with no military background and was a strong ruler who modernized industry and transport, but only by granting concessions to the American-owned United Fruit Company whose influence on the government was felt to be excessive. Estrada Cabrera used increasingly brutal methods, including armed strike-breaking, to assert his authority. By controlling general elections he retained power for twenty-two years, winning the Presidency in 1904, 1910 and 1916. He was eventually removed from office in April 1920 when the national assembly declared him mentally incompetent and he was jailed for corruption.

The text is in Spanish.

Rare. 
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106 Evelyn, John; Bray, William; editor DIARY AND CORRESPONDENCE OF JOHN EVELYN, F.R.S. To Which Is Subjoined the Private Correspondence Between King Charles First and Sir Edward Nicholas and Between Sir Edward Hyde, Afterwards Earl of Clarendon, and Sir Richard Browne. Edited from the Orginal MSS. at Wotton by William Bray, Esq. F.A.S. A New Edition in Four Volumes. Corrected, Revised, and Enlarged. (4 volumes)
London: George Bell and Sons, 1889-1891. 1889-1891. Good 
London: George Bell and Sons, 1889-1891.. 1889-1891.. Good. - Octavo, three quarter tan calf & marbled boards with gilt-lettered leather labels between raised bands & decorations in gilt on the spines. The top edges are gilt & the endpapers are marbled. The bindings are lightly rubbed with some darkening to the leather at the extremities. Some kind of veneer has been applied to the spines & there are pieces out of the leather & out of the labels, affecting the titling. The front cover of Vol. 1 is detached. xxxviii & 434 pages; [iv] & 398 pages; xii & 399 pages; viii & 469 pages; with a 16-page publisher's catalog in each volume. Illustrated with 45 engraved plates, including a portrait frontispiece in each volume & a folding genealogical table. There is an owner's bookplate displaying a coat of arms on each front pastedown with a later owner's ink address stamp & printed address label on the preliminary blanks of each volume. The front edges of a few pages in Vol. 2 are darkened. Good.

A title in Bohn's Historical Library. 
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107 Fabi, Lucio; editor. LA GUERRA IN SALOTTO: Miti, Monumenti, Memoria, Quotidiano della Grande Guerra. DER KRIEG IM SALON: Mythen, Denkmaler, Erinnerungen, Alltagliches des 1. Weltkrieges.
(Udine, [Italy]): Gaspari, (1999). (1999). Good 
(Udine, [Italy]): Gaspari, (1999).. (1999).. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial wrappers. The binding is lightly rubbed. There is a sticker on the rear wrap & the film surface is chipped along its front edge. 95 & [1] pages. Illustrated in black & white and color. The contents are near fine. Good.

Catalog for an exhibition being held through the summer of 1999 at the "grande sala espositiva del Municipio di Lavarone". The text, which is printed in Italian and German is by curator and editor Lucio Fabi and by Laura Safred. 
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108 Fage, J. D AN ATLAS OF AFRICAN HISTORY
London: Edward Arnold (Publishers) Ltd, (1961). (1961). Good 
London: Edward Arnold (Publishers) Ltd, (1961).. (1961).. Good. - Quarto, cloth, in a dust wrapper. The binding is bumped & lightly soiled. The dust jacket is stained, soiled, darkened & chipped. The top edge of the front panel & the head of the dust jacket spine are torn & creased. 64 pages. Profusely illustrated with black-and-white maps.There is scattered light foxing & staining. Good in a fair dust wrapper.

Second printing.

The history of Africa told through a series of maps with accompanying commentary.

From the library of cartographer Vincent Kotschar with his signature on the front endpaper and with a few minor ink corrections in his hand. Dust jacket present. 
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109 Fantappie, Renzo; editor L'OTTOCENTO A PRATO / a cura di Renzo Fantappie / testi di Rosella Agresti, Sandro Bellesi... [et al]
(Prato, Italy): CariPrato, (2000). (2000). Very good 
(Prato, Italy): CariPrato, (2000).. (2000).. Very good. - Quarto [12 inches high by 9-3/4 inches wide], black cloth titled in gilt on the front cover & spine in a dust wrapper. The dust jacket is rubbed. 365 & [1] pages plus colophon. Profusely illustrated in color and black & white. Near fine in a very good dust wrapper.

The text is in Italian. Dust jacket present. 
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110 Ferrier, Jacques; editor LA REVOLUTION FRANCAISE ET LE VAR
(Toulon): Academie du Var, (1990). (1990). Very good 
(Toulon): Academie du Var, (1990).. (1990).. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed cream wraps. The wraps are very slightly bumped & rubbed. [vi] & 304 pages with a colophon laid in. Illustrated in black & white and color. Near fine.

A book of articles based on the proceedings of a year-long commemoration, organized by the Academie du Var, of the bicentenary of the French Revolution.

Bulletin Special de 1989 / realise et presente par Jacques Ferrier avec la collaboration de Maurice Agulhon, Maurice Arreckx, Emmanuel Carli.... [et al]. The text is in French. 
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111 Fritz, Mark LOST ON EARTH: Nomads of the new world
Boston, MA: Little, Brown and Company, Publishers, (1999). (1999). Fine Signed
Boston, MA: Little, Brown and Company, Publishers, (1999).. (1999).. Fine. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed yellow wrappers. There is a tiny brown mark to the rear wrap. [x] & 288 pages. Near fine.

Uncorrected advance proof.

Laid in is a typed letter signed from the publisher to Peter Matthiessen, sending him the advance copy of the book and asking for his opinion. He notes that the book by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Mark Fritz concerns "the largest migration in human history--the millions of people who, since the end of the Cold War, have become refugees or displaced persons within their own ravaged nations." 
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112 Gandhi, M. K UNTOUCHABILITY. Edited by Bharatan Kumarappa
Ahmedabad, India: Navajivan Publishing House, (1959). (1959). Very good 
Ahmedabad, India: Navajivan Publishing House, (1959).. (1959).. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed tan wraps. The wraps are slightly bumped with their edges darkened. iv & 16 pages. Very good.

Second printing. 
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113 Gibbons, Herbert Adams. THE NEW MAP OF AFRICA (1900-1916). A History of European Colonial Expansion and Colonial Diplomacy.
New York: The Century Co., 1918. 1918. Good 
- Octavo, red cloth titled in gilt on the spine and in black on the front cover. The covers are bumped, soiled and spotted. The edges of the book are foxed. xiv, [ii] & 503 pages, illustrated with 6 folding color maps. There is some minor foxing. A previous owner's name is penned on the front pastedown. Good. 
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114 Gladstone, William Ewart; Rearden, Denis Joseph CORRESPONDENCE BETWEEN THE RIGHT HON. W. E. GLADSTONE, M.P., AND MR. REARDEN, M.P. With an Appendix
(London: McGowan and Danks, Steam Printers, Great Windmill Street), 1868. 1868. Good 
(London: McGowan and Danks, Steam Printers, Great Windmill Street), 1868.. 1868.. Good. - Octavo, printed self-wraps, unbound, removed. 25 pages. There are stains & light soiling to the title page & rear blank with small, light stains to the bottom edges of the remaining pages, else a clean, bright copy. Good.

Gladstone became leader of Britain's Liberal party in 1867 and was Prime Minister from 1868 to 1874 [the first of three periods during which he held this office]. Denis Joseph Rearden was the Liberal party member of parliament for Athlone, Ireland, from 1865 to 1868. Ireland was an area of particular concern to Gladstone. He successfully passed an Act to disestablish the Church of Ireland and an Irish Land Act to deal with unfair landlords. In his third term as Prime Minister in 1886 he introduced an Irish Home Rule Bill, proposing a parliament for Ireland, which was defeated.

This correspondence was initiated when Gladstone claimed that Rearden was not a supporter of the Liberal party, because he had opposed some of Gladstone's reforms. Rearden indignantly refutes this claim and maintains "I supported all that was endurable in your Irish Reform Bill". He goes on to write [see page 9]:"Giving you all due credit for the one important object which you have secured towards strengthening the connection between Great Britain and Ireland, I must explicitly declare that Ireland will not, and ought not, to be satisfied until another and indispensable measure of justice shall be accomplished--until (as provided for in a Bill which it is my intention to introduce) there shall be separate and distinct legislation upon matters purely Irish...."

A New York Times article published July 2, 1868, with the dateline London, June 20, 1868, refers to the Gladstone/Rearden correspondence, attacking Gladstone for "always being drawn into some unseemly squabble" and characterizing Rearden as "a common, noisy man" and as the last joint in the tail of the Liberal party, the joint "apt to get most frequently in the dirt."

The Times also refers to Rearden's suggestion that the Queen should abdicate, which is the subject of the appendix. This consists of a letter from Rearden to the Morning Post newspaper, which has accused him of disloyalty to the Queen. Apparently Rearden felt that Queen Victoria should abdicate in favor of the Prince of Wales owing to her frequent retreats from London, thus cutting short the London "season" and casting a gloom upon society.

Rare. COPAC locates only three copies. 
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115 Greenwood, James THE SEVEN CURSES OF LONDON
Boston: Fields, Osgood, & Co., 1869. 1869. Good 
Boston: Fields, Osgood, & Co., 1869.. 1869.. Good. - Octavo, green cloth titled in gilt on the spine with frames & decorations stamped in blind on both covers. The binding is lightly rubbed & bumped. The tail of the spine is lightly chipped & frayed & the head is chipped & torn. viii & 336 pages. The front hinge is starting & a library label of the New England Genealogical Society's F. M. Bartlett Colllection is mounted on the front pastedown & stamped "withdrawn". Good.

First American edition.

A book about the social ills of nineteenth century London with sections on neglected children, professional thieves, professional beggars, prostitution, drunkenness, gambling and pauperism. First Edition. 
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A 4-PAGE AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED by HENRY GREY REGARDING THE 1871 NEWCASTLE LABOR STRIKE FOR NINE HOUR DAYS., Grey, Henry, 3rd Earl Grey (1802-1894). English Statesman who served as Secretary of War from 1835 to 1839.
116 Grey, Henry, 3rd Earl Grey (1802-1894). English Statesman who served as Secretary of War from 1835 to 1839. A 4-PAGE AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED by HENRY GREY REGARDING THE 1871 NEWCASTLE LABOR STRIKE FOR NINE HOUR DAYS.
Northumberland, August 5, 1871. 1871. Good Signed
Northumberland, August 5, 1871.. 1871.. Good. - Octavo, 7-1/8 inches high by 4-3/8 inches wide. Over 300 words penned on all four sides of a folded sheet of creamy white paper with the address embossed in blind at the top of the cover sheet. Replying to a request for his assistance in working out a solution to the strike by engineers in Newcastle seeking that limits be placed on the hours they are required to work each day: "I also yesterday received a letter on the same subject from Mr [Lowthian ?] Bell - In answer to his letter I told Mr. Bell that I would be very glad to do anything in my power to assist in bringing the unfortunate strike at Newcastle to a close, but that I fear that nothing that I would do would be likely to promote that object, & might even tend rather to increase than to diminish the existing irritation between the employers & the employed...." Earl Grey asks if the recipient might have some "arrangement to propose for the settlement...." which might help him decide if he should get involved in the negotiations. He mentions, in closing, that he will be traveling over the next several days, culminating with his being "compelled to go to London to vote against the ballot bill". Signed "Grey". Folded twice horizontally, the letter was once mounted or tipped-in to a book with remnants of paper adhering to the top edge of the last page, not affecting the text. There is also a tiny piece of dark paper near the lower center of the last page which does not touch on the text.

The "Nine Hours Strike" began in August of 1871 when engineers in Newcastle upon Tyne and adjoining areas requested that working hours be limited to nine hours a day. The bitter strike was prolonged when employers refused to talk and brought in foreign workers in an attempt to break the strike. Though there were a few incidents of violence, many of the foreign workers soon realized that they were being used to support a system of industrial slavery and would lose their jobs anyway once the strike was resolved. The strike went on for 14 weeks before employers finally compromised and granted the strikers' request.

The Ballot Bill to which Earl Grey refers proposed that parliamentary and local elections in the UK take place by secret ballot. The Bill was passed in 1872.

Also known as Viscount Howick, the English statesman Henry George Grey, 3rd Earl Grey (1802-1894) entered parliament in 1826. His father became Prime Minister when the Whigs came to power in 1830 and Earl Grey (then Viscount Howick) was made Under-Secretary of State for War and the Colonies. Aligned with colonial reformers, he resigned in 1834 when the emancipation of slaves was made to take place gradually instead of immediately. He became Secretary of War when he entered Lord Melbourne's cabinet in 1835 and made significant administrative reforms. He again resigned in dissatisfaction in 1839 and gained a reputation for crotchetiness. He supported free trade and as colonial secretary, a post to which he was appointed in 1846, was the first minister to proclaim that the colonies should be governed for their own benefit and not for that of Great Britain & Ireland. As much as possible, he accorded them self-governance. He was, however, soon embroiled in the turmoil and discontent brewing in Ceylon, the West Indies, and New Zealand. He authored several works on political subjects and policy including an 1888 work on the state of Ireland and one on the United States tariff. 
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117 Groslier, Bernard; Arthaud, Jacques ANGKOR: ART AND CIVILIZATION
London [U.K.]: Thames and Hudson, (1957). (1957). Very good 
London [U.K.]: Thames and Hudson, (1957).. (1957).. Very good. - Quarto [approximately 11 inches high by 9-1/4 inches wide], cloth in a dust wrapper. The corners of the covers and the head & tail of the spine are slightly rubbed. There is some minor soiling to the dust jacket and its extremities are slightly darkened. The head of the jacket spine is creased with a short tear. 230 pages. 6 tipped-in color plates and profuse black-and-white illustrations, including 2 folding plates. Very good.

"This book aims at providing a succinct visual conspectus of the civilization of ancient Cambodia." [From the Introduction]. Translated from the French by Eric Ernshaw Smith. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 35.00 USD

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118 Grousset, Rene THE RISE AND SPLENDOUR OF THE CHINESE EMPIRE
London: Geoffrey Bles, (1952). (1952). Very good 
London: Geoffrey Bles, (1952).. (1952).. Very good. - Octavo, brick red cloth titled in gilt within a brown rectangle on the spine. The binding is lightly rubbed. The spine is slightly faded with some tiny white marks. 312 pages. There is a book label on the front pastedown. An owner's ink name is on the front endpaper & a black-and- white illustration is mounted below it. Illustrated in black & white with a frontispiece, full-page illustrations & a folding map. Very good.

First edition. First Edition. 
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119 Guedalla, Philip THE SECOND EMPIRE: Bonopartism, The Prince, The President, The Emperor
New York/London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1922. 1922. Very good 
New York/London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1922.. 1922.. Very good. - Octavo, green cloth titled in gilt. The top edge is gilt. The binding is bumped. Half-title, title, [3] leaves & 457 pages plus 2-page publisher's catalog. Illustrated with a sepia-toned frontispiece with a tissue guard and 11 black-and-white plates. The top page corners are lightly bumped. Very good.

First edition. First Edition. 
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120 Gwatkin, H. M.; Whitney, J. P.; editors THE CAMBRIDGE MEDIEVAL HISTORY. Volume II: The Rise of the Saracens and the Foundation of the Western Empire. [Volume II only]
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1926. 1926. Very good 
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1926.. 1926.. Very good. - Octavo, brown cloth titled in gilt on the spine. The binding is lightly bumped & rubbed. xxiii & 889 pages with a section of 13 color & black-and- white maps in the rear. There is some soiling to the verso of the last map. Very good.

Second edition. 
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