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SARNICO: TESTIMONIANZE E ASPETTI DI IERI E DI OGGI

By: Vaini, Adriano; editor

Price: $35.00

Publisher: (Sarnico: Libreria Vaini, 1986).: 1986).

Seller ID: 10024

Condition: Very good


(Sarnico: Libreria Vaini, 1986).. 1986).. Very good. - Quarto [11-1/4 inches high by 8-1/2 inches wide], blue cloth titled in gilt on the front cover & spine, in a dust wrapper. The covers are bumped & the dust jacket is rubbed. 179 pages. Profusely illustrated in color and black & white. Very good. Signed by Adriano Vaini on the title.Number 635 of an unstated limited edition.The text is in Italian Dust jacket present. View more info

Image for A DEFENCE OF PUBLIC EDUCATION, Addressed to the Most Reverend The Lord Bishop of Meath, by William Vincent, D.D. In Answer to a Charge annexed to his Lordship's Discourse, preached at St. Paul's, on the Anniversary Meeting of the Charity Children, and published by the Society for promoting Christian Knowledge.

A DEFENCE OF PUBLIC EDUCATION, Addressed to the Most Reverend The Lord Bishop of Meath, by William Vincent, D.D. In Answer to a Charge annexed to his Lordship's Discourse, preached at St. Paul's, on the Anniversary Meeting of the Charity Children, and published by the Society for promoting Christian Knowledge.

By: Vincent, William.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London: Printed by A. Strahan for T. Cadell, jun. and W. Davies, 1801.: 1801.

Seller ID: 32997

Condition: Very good


- Octavo, self-wraps unbound and removed. 46 pages. There is a tiny chip out fromt he bottom edge of the title page, some occasional soiling throughout and some slight brown staining to the bottom corner of the last few leaves. Very good. First edition. A defense of English public [i.e. private] education against charges made by the Lord Bishop of Meath. Since the Lord Bishop of Meath had based his arguments on testimony made by Dr. Rennell, William Vincent attempts to d... View more info

L'ABBAZIA DI FRUTTUARIA E IL COMUNE DI S. BENIGNO

By: Viola, Luciano

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Ivrea, Italy: Enrico Editore. (1981).: (1981).

Seller ID: 9922

Condition: Fine


Ivrea, Italy: Enrico Editore. (1981).. (1981).. Fine. - Quarto [11-3/4 inches high by 8-3/8 inches wide], brown cloth titled in gilt on the front cover & spine, in a dust wrapper. The covers are lightly bumped. The dust jacket is rubbed with a price-sticker on the tail of the spine & a small tear to the bottom of the front fold. 381 & [2] pages plus colophon. Black-and-white illustrations, architectural plans and maps. Near fine in a very good dust wrapper. First edit... View more info

L'ABBAZIA DI FRUTTUARIA E IL COMUNE DI S. BENIGNO

By: Viola, Luciano

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Ivrea, Italy: Enrico Editore, (1981).: (1981).

Seller ID: 17495

Condition: Very good


Ivrea, Italy: Enrico Editore, (1981).. (1981).. Very good. - Quarto [approximately 11-3/4 inches high by 9-1/2 inches wide], brown cloth titled in gilt on the front cover & spine, in a dust wrapper. The covers are lightly bumped. The dust jacket is rubbed with some chipping to the top edge & there is a price-sticker on the jacket spine. 381 & [3] pages. Illustrated with black-and-white photographic illustrations, maps & plans. Very good. First edition. The text is in ... View more info

Image for UNFORGETTABLE MONTHS AND YEARS (NHUNG NAM THANG KHONG THE NAO QUEN). By Vo Nguyen Giap. Translated and with Introduction by Mai Van Elliott. Data paper : Number 99. Southeast Asia Program, Department of Asian Studies, Cornell University.

UNFORGETTABLE MONTHS AND YEARS (NHUNG NAM THANG KHONG THE NAO QUEN). By Vo Nguyen Giap. Translated and with Introduction by Mai Van Elliott. Data paper : Number 99. Southeast Asia Program, Department of Asian Studies, Cornell University.

By: Vo Nguyen Giap.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ithaca, New York: Cornell University, May 1975.: 1975.

Seller ID: 37226

Condition: Very good


- Quarto, 10-7/8 inches high by 8-1/2 inches wide. Softcover, bound in printed red wrappers. vii, [i], 103 & [1] pages plus a 12 page catalog of Cornell University Southeast Asia Program publications. Illustrated with a full page map. The edges are very lightly foxed. Near fine. General Vo Nguyen Giap's account of the Vietnamese Revolution in the decade which preceded the battle of Dien Bien Phu. View more info

LETTERS OF ALEXANDER VON HUMBOLDT TO VARNHAGEN VON ENSE. From 1827 to 1858. With Extracts from Varnhagen's Diaries, and Letters of Varnhagen and others to Humboldt. Translated from the Second German Edition, by Friedrich Kapp

By: Von Humboldt, Alexander

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York: Rudd & Carleton / Leipzig: F.A. Brockhaus, 1860.: 1860.

Seller ID: 22330

Condition: Fair


New York: Rudd & Carleton / Leipzig: F.A. Brockhaus, 1860.. 1860.. Fair. - Octavo, brown cloth titled in gilt on the spine with decorations in blind on the covers. The Covers are rubbed and soiled with slight wear to the corners and edges and chipping to the head and tail of the spine. The cloth is split along the top of the joints. Though stained, new blue endpapers have replaced the originals. 407 pages plus an 8 page publisher's catalog, illustrated with a frontispiec... View more info

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AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED in the text by ADMIRAL SIR BALDWIN WAKE WALKER accepting a dinner engagement.

By: Walker, Admiral Sir Baldwin Wake (1802-1876). First Lieutenant of the bomb vessel Aetna at the attack on Morea Castle. He served in the Turkish navy under special permission and later became Surveyor of the [Birtish] Navy.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: 12th July, 1853.: 1853.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 29965

Condition: Very good


- sc - 25 words penned on 7-1/8 inch high by 4-1/2 inch wide light blue paper with an attached leaf. There is an attractive embossed mark at top left of the sheet. Admiral Walker has penned a few brief words addressed to Richard Ford and his wife, accepting a dinner invitation. Penned by the Admiral, the note is signed in the first line: "Sir Baldwin Walker will do himself the honor of dining with...." Folded for mailing, the note is tipped from the verso of the... View more info

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FRANCE: FIN DE SIECLE.

By: Weber, Eugen.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA and London, U.K.: Harvard University Press, 1986.: 1986.

Seller ID: 36642

Condition: Very good


- Octavo, light tan cloth backed with brick red cloth in a dust wrapper. The top & bottom edges of the dust jacket's rear flap are darkened. x, [1] leaf & 294 pages plus colophon. 20 black-and-white illustrations. Near fine. First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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TUSEN AR PA GRONLAND.

By: Wedin, Bertil.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: (Stockholm): Bonniers, (1971).: (1971).

Seller ID: 35386

Condition: Very good


- Octavo, blue cloth in a dust wrapper. The extremities of the dust jacket are darkened & lightly rubbed & there is a short tear to the top edge of its rear panel. 205 pages. Black-and-white illustrations. Very good. First edition.The text is in Swedish. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

THE AGE OF REASON: The Culture of the Seventeenth Century

By: Weinstein, Leo; editor

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: George Braziller, (1965).: (1965).

Seller ID: 14287

Condition: Fine


New York: George Braziller, (1965).. (1965).. Fine. - Octavo, cloth-backed light blue boards. The spine is slightly sunned. 351 pages. Black-and-white illustrations. Near fine. First edition.The century's history and culture explored through the writings of authors, philosophers, scientists and politicians of the time. First Edition. View more info

RECOLLECTIONS 1832 TO 1886 BY THE RIGHT HONORABLE SIR ALGERNON WEST, K.C.B

By: West, Sir Algernon

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York and London: Harper & Brothers, 1900.: 1900.

Seller ID: 18211

Condition: Very good


New York and London: Harper & Brothers, 1900.. 1900.. Very good. - Octavo, red cloth. The top edge is gilt. The spine is slightly sunned. xv, [ii], 441 & [1] pages plus 2-page publisher's catalog. Illustrated with 12 black-and-white plates, 7 of them portrait plates with tissue guards, including a frontispiece. The rear hinge is starting. There is an owner's name, address & 1904 date on the front endpaper. There is occasional light foxing, including to the tissue guards ... View more info

Image for TYPED LETTER SIGNED by HANS WESTPFAHL Author of "Die Aachenfahrt der Seligen Dorothea von 1384"

TYPED LETTER SIGNED by HANS WESTPFAHL Author of "Die Aachenfahrt der Seligen Dorothea von 1384"

By: Westpfahl, Hans. Author of "Die Aachenfahrt der Seligen Dorothea von 1384" (Aachen 1958).

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Witten, Germany: 2nd Feb. 1959.: 1959.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 25349

Condition: Fine


- sc Small oblong octavo. 94 words typed on a sheet of notepaper approximately 6 inches high by 8-1/4 inches wide with his name & address stamped in blue ink in the top left corner. Signed "With best wishes yours truly / Westpfahl". Folded once for mailing. Near fine. "In your last letter you mentioned an English scientist working about a book on English recluses, hermits etc. You told me your intention to contribute to this work.... I am working upon text... View more info

BLACK AFRICA AND DE GAULLE From the French Empire to Independence

By: White, Dorothy Shipley

Price: $25.00

Publisher: University Park, PA and London: The Pennsylvania State University Press, (1979).: (1979).

Seller ID: 4884

ISBN: 027100214X

Condition: Very good


University Park, PA and London: The Pennsylvania State University Press, (1979).. (1979).. Very good. - Octavo, cloth, in a dust wrapper. The dust jacket is rubbed. [xiii] & 314 pages. Black-and-white illustrations. Very good in a good dust wrapper. From the library of cartographer Vincent Kotschar. Tipped in on the front endpaper is the business card of the publisher's Editorial Director John M. Pickering, on which Pickering has written "With thanks from author &... View more info

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PORTRAITS OF NOBEL LAUREATES IN PEACE.

By: Wintterle, John; and Cramer, Richard S.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London/New York/Toronto: Abelard-Schuman, (1971).: (1971).

Seller ID: 37390

Condition: Good


- Octavo, light blue cloth in a dust wrapper. The spine & extremities are slightly faded. The dust jacket is chipped & lightly rubbed with a piece out of its front panel by the head of the spine. There is some soiling to its rear panel. x & 246 pages. Illustrated with black-and-white portraits of Nobel Peace Prize Laureates. Good. First edition. Biographies of Nobel Laureates in Peace with portraits of each. Also included are organizations which earned the award. Dust ja... View more info

SPEECH OF MR. SERJEANT WRANGHAM, BEFORE THE SELECT COMMITTEE ON THE METROPOLIS WATER BILL. 17th and 18th July, 1851. The Right Hon. Sir James Graham, Bart. in the Chair. House of Commons Session 1851

By: Wrangham, Serjeant

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London: (Printed by Harrison and Son), 1851.: 1851.

Seller ID: 26088

Condition: Fair


London: (Printed by Harrison and Son), 1851.. 1851.. Fair. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed blue wrappers. The binding is bumped, soiled & chipped with a number of small creases. The lower half of the spine is perished & the lower third of the rear wrap is detached. Title & 64 pages. There is a contemporary owner's ink name on the title page. The top page corners are bumped and there is some very light damp staining to the front edges of a few pages. There is occasi... View more info

JAPAN SINCE PERRY

By: Yanaga, Chitoshi

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., 1949.: 1949.

Seller ID: 11298

Condition: Good


New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., 1949.. 1949.. Good. - Octavo, gray cloth. The binding is lightly rubbed & bumped with a dent to the bottom edge of the front cover. The rear cover is lightly dampstained with a small brown stain & some creasing to the cloth along the top edge. x & 723 pages. There is dampstaining to the rear pastedown & endpaper & rear blanks & rippling to the last 100 pages of the book. Good. First edition.From the library of geographer Vi... View more info

THE BRAZILIAN REVOLUTION OF 1940 AND THE AFTERMATH

By: Young, Jordan M

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, (1967).: (1967).

Seller ID: 3906

Condition: Fine


New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, (1967).. (1967).. Fine. - Octavo, green cloth titled in dark blue, in dw (price-clipped; rear panel slightly creased & soiled with small tear to bottom of fold). xi, [ii], 156 & [1] pages. Fine in very good dw. Dust jacket present. View more info

UNITED STATES OF THE WORLD. (World Peace and its Realization)

By: Yurevits, Jacob (Jurevics, Jekabs)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Buffalo, NY: Edition Otto Karklin, (1932).: (1932).

Seller ID: 11336

Condition: Good


Buffalo, NY: Edition Otto Karklin, (1932).. (1932).. Good. - Small octavo [6-5/8 inches high by 5 inches wide], softcover bound in printed red wraps. The spine is slightly faded. There is a small, light stain to the rear wrap & some small black stains to the spine & the adjacent edges of the wraps. 153 plus 4 blank pages headed "Memorandum" & colophon. The top edge is lightly foxed & there is some light creasing[probably a defect in the printing] to a few leaves... View more info

Image for DECLARACION LAMENTABLE CONTRA LOS FRANCESES / hecha por el Obispo de La Rochela, residente en Guadalajara, en el mes de febrero de 1793.

DECLARACION LAMENTABLE CONTRA LOS FRANCESES / hecha por el Obispo de La Rochela, residente en Guadalajara, en el mes de febrero de 1793.

By: [Coucy, Jean Charles de], Bishop of La Rochelle.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Cadiz [Spain]: En la Imprenta de Don Antonio Murguia, Plazuela de Correo, (1793).: (1793).

Seller ID: 17494

Condition: Very good


- Small quarto [7 inches high by 5-3/8 inches wide], printed self-wraps, removed by a previous owner from a larger collection of pamphlets. 11 pages plus 1 blank with a decorative rule above the first page of text. The edges of the title & the rear blank are slightly darkened & there is some light staining to the title. The bottom corners of the last 3 leaves are creased. Very good. An impassioned denunciation of the French for their execution of Louis XVI. The French... View more info

Image for HOLOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED PENNED on SUPERB NAPOLEONIC WATERMARKED PAPER by JOHANNOT.

HOLOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED PENNED on SUPERB NAPOLEONIC WATERMARKED PAPER by JOHANNOT.

By: [F. Johannot]; [Napoleon Bonaparte]. C. Cornetto?

Price: $950.00

Publisher: Paris: September 29, 1812.: 1812.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 35517

Condition: Fine


- Approximately 110 words penned on 9-1/2 inch high by 7-1/2 inch wide creamy white Napoleonic watermarked paper. Addressed to "Monsieur L'Administrateur", the author acknowledges receipt of the administrator's letter appointing Mr. Bobone to the position of overseer of declarations at Port Maurice "vous m'avez fait l'honneur de m'ecrire le 26 de ce mois, l'annonce de la nomination qui vient d'etre faire, sur votre proposition, de M. Bobone a la place de Rece... View more info