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Image for SOVIET RUSSIA TODAY. (Vol. 11, No. 2) June 1942. (Cover title).

SOVIET RUSSIA TODAY. (Vol. 11, No. 2) June 1942. (Cover title).

By: (Rockwell, Kent). Priestley, J. B.; Sigerist, Henry E.; et al. Smith, Jessica; editor.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: (New York: S.R.T. Publications, Inc.), 1942.: 1942.

Seller ID: 36831


- Quarto [11-3/4 inches high by 8-3/4 inches wide], soft cover bound in pictorial black-and-white wrappers printed in red. The binding is lightly rubbed & the bottom inch of each wrap is detached. There is a tear to the front edge of the rear wrap. 32 pages. Black-and-white illustrations. Good. This issue is dedicated to Russian war relief with an ad for contributions with text by Katharine Hepburn on the rear cover. Among the contents of the issue are the articles "... View more info

TRANSPLANTED FLOWERS, Or Memoirs of Mrs. Rumpff, Daughter of John Jacob Astor, Esq. and the Duchess de Broglie, Daughter of Madame de Stael. With an Appendix by Robert Baird

By: (Rumpff, Mrs.; de Broglie, Duchess). Baird, Robert

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York: John S. Taylor, 1839.: 1839.

Seller ID: 10272


New York: John S. Taylor, 1839.. 1839.. Very good. - Small octavo, brown cloth titled in gilt between gilt rules on the spine with decorative frames in blind on both covers & a decorative vignette stamped in gilt on the front cover. The covers are bumped with some light staining. The spine is sunned. xix, 159 & [1] pages. The bottom corner of the front endpaper is creased & there is some very light staining to the bottom edges of the pages in the rear half of the book. I... View more info

QUELLENKUNDE DER DEUTSCHEN GESCHICHTE, nach Folge der Begebenheiten fur eigene Vortrage der deutschen Geschichte geordnet / von F.C. Dahlmann

By: (Salloch, William). Dahlmann, Friedrich Christoph

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Gottingen: Dieterich'schen Buchhandlung, 1830.: 1830.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 16738


Gottingen: Dieterich'schen Buchhandlung, 1830.. 1830.. Good. - Small octavo, three-quarter green cloth & decorative green & black paper covered boards with a paper label on the spine. The binding is rubbed & bumped with the head & tail of the spine chipped. The label is darkened & chipped & no longer readable. There is a small sticker with the author's name on the front cover. Title & 69 pages. There is foxing & staining throughout. Good working copy. An early volume ... View more info

VOKS BULLETIN 3-4

By: (Shostakovich, Dimitri; Molotov, V.; Gorky, Maxim; et al). (Kemenov, Vladimir; Editor-in-Chief)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: (Moscow): U.S.S.R. Society for Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries, (1942).: (1942).

Seller ID: 17713


(Moscow): U.S.S.R. Society for Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries, (1942).. (1942).. Good. - Small quarto [approximately 10-1/4 inches high by 7-3/4 inches wide], softcover bound in printed cream wrappers with a vignette in black on the front wrap. The wraps are soiled & darkened with a crease to the rear wrap. The tail of the spine is torn & there is a piece out of the head. 101 & [1] pages. Black-and-white illustrations. There is a crease to each of the last 10 ... View more info

EDGAR SNOW'S CHINA: A Personal Account of the Chinese Revolution Compiled from the Writings of Edgar Snow

By: (Snow, Edgar). Snow, Lois Wheeler; compiler

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York: Random House, (1981).: (1981).

Seller ID: 8385


New York: Random House, (1981).. (1981).. Very good. - Small quarto [11 inches high by 8-1/2 inches wide], cloth, in a price- clipped dust wrapper. The covers are lightly bumped & the head & tail of the spine are creased. The dust jacket is rubbed & chipped with creases & short tears to the top edge & creasing to the bottom corner of the front panel. xx & 284 pages. Profuse black-and-white photographic illustrations & a double-page map. Very good. Dust jacket present. View more info

DISPUTATIONEM CIRCULAREM DE C. JUL. SOLINO, Sub Praesidio Dan. Guil. Molleri, Histor. & Metaphys. Prof. Publ. / Seriis Solinianorum aestimatoribus p.p. Carolus Botsch Norimbergensis. Altdorfi d. 19. August an. [MD]C. XCIII

By: (Solinus, Gaius Julius). Moller, Daniel Wilhelm; Botsch, Karl

Price: $200.00

Publisher: [Altdorf]: Literis Henrici Meyeri, [1693].: [1693].

Seller ID: 16636


[Altdorf]: Literis Henrici Meyeri, [1693].. [1693].. Good. - Small quarto [8-1/2 inches high by 6-3/4 inches wide], softcover, printed self-wraps. 32 pages. The paper has becom somewhat limp. The title page is foxed with its edges chipped & there is foxing throughout. The page corners are creased and/or chipped. Good. A dissertation in Latin by seventeenth-century philologist Daniel Wilhelm Moller [1672-1712], professor of history and metaphysics at the university in ... View more info

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SHIBUSAWA or The Passing of Old Japan

By: (Stevens, E. Dalton). Adams, I. Williams

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York and London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1906.: 1906.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 31961


New York and London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1906.. 1906.. Very good. INSCRIBED BY MR. AND MRS. ADAMS - Octavo, maroon cloth titled in gilt. The binding is bumped with the tail of the spine creased. The extremities are rubbed & there is a small area of bubbling to the cloth of the rear cover. x, [1] leaf & 284 pages. Illustrated in black & white with 4 plates, including a frontispiece, & several vignettes by E. Dalton Stevens. Very good. First edition.Inscribed on the... View more info

Image for EL LIBRO NEGRO DEL TERROR NAZI EN EUROPA. Testimonios de escritores y artistas de 16 naciones. 164 fotografias, 50 dibujos.

EL LIBRO NEGRO DEL TERROR NAZI EN EUROPA. Testimonios de escritores y artistas de 16 naciones. 164 fotografias, 50 dibujos.

By: (Talleres Graficos de la Nacion, de Mexico).

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Mexico: Editorial "El Libro Libre", 1943.: 1943.

Seller ID: 36789


- Small quarto, 8-3/4 inches wide by 6-3/4 inches wide. Softcover, bound in black wrappers titled in white, red & black on the front cover. The rubbed, stained & creased covers are detached and the spine is lacking. 286 pages, with profuse full-page and textual illustrations including linocuts, woodcuts & wood engravings by significant artists such as Frans Masareel, Kaethe Kollwitz, Gropper, Gonzalo Paz Perez, and Leopoldo Mendez, among others. Although the text block i... View more info

Image for THE LIFE OF BARON FREDERIC TRENCK: Containing his adventures, his cruel and excessive sufferings, during his ten years imprisonment, at the fortress of Magdeburg, by command of the late King of Prussia, also, Anecdotes, historical political and personal.

THE LIFE OF BARON FREDERIC TRENCK: Containing his adventures, his cruel and excessive sufferings, during his ten years imprisonment, at the fortress of Magdeburg, by command of the late King of Prussia, also, Anecdotes, historical political and personal.

By: (Trenck, Frederic).

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Philadelphia: Robert Campbell, 1794.: 1794.

Seller ID: 23044


- Octavo, bound in contemporary brown calf with a gilt-titled burgundy leather label and gilt rules on the spine. The covers are rubbed and scuffed with slight wear to the corners and head and tail of the spine. 256 and 68 pages, with a separate title page preceding the last section, entitled "The Life Baron Frederic Trenck: as contained in the fourth volume; being the most important". Illustrated with a frontispiece portrait by James Thackara & J. Vallance. The... View more info

Image for SOVIET RUSSIA TODAY: Twenty-Fifth Anniversary 1917-1942. (Vol. 11, No. 7) November 1942. (Cover title).

SOVIET RUSSIA TODAY: Twenty-Fifth Anniversary 1917-1942. (Vol. 11, No. 7) November 1942. (Cover title).

By: (Ward, Lynd). Kent, Rockwell; Roosevelt, Eleanor; Einstein, Albert; et al. Smith, Jessica; editor

Price: $75.00

Publisher: (New York: S.R.T. Publications, Inc.), 1942.: 1942.

Seller ID: 36835


- Quarto [11-3/4 inches high by 8-3/4 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial red-and-white wrappers with a black-and-white illustration by Lynd Ward on the front cover. The binding is lightly rubbed. The corners of the front cover are slightly creased & there is some minor soiling to the rear cover. 38 pages. Illustrated in black & white with photographic illustrations & illustrations by Lynd Ward. Very good. This issue celebrates the 25th anniversary of the Sovi... View more info

Image for SOVIET RUSSIA TODAY. (Vol. 11, No. 3) July, 1942. (Cover title).

SOVIET RUSSIA TODAY. (Vol. 11, No. 3) July, 1942. (Cover title).

By: (Ward, Lynd). Klarin, Jan; Stalin, Joseph; Caldwell, Erskine; et al. Smith, Jessica; editor.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: (New York: S.R.T. Publications, Inc.), 1942.: 1942.

Seller ID: 36837


- Quarto [11-3/4 inches high by 8-3/4 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial orange, blue & cream wrappers with an illustration by Lynd Ward on the front cover. The corners of he covers are lightly creased & the spine is rubbed. There is a stain with some minor soiling to the rear cover. 34 pages. Black-and-white illustrations. There is some very light creasing to the corners and front edges of the pages. Very good. Among the contents of this wartime issue are an art... View more info

Image for SOVIET RUSSIA TODAY. (Vol. 10, No. 8) December, 1941. (Cover title).

SOVIET RUSSIA TODAY. (Vol. 10, No. 8) December, 1941. (Cover title).

By: (Ward, Lynd). Stalin, Joseph; Inber, Vera; Schneider, Isidor; et al. Smith, Jessica; editor

Price: $75.00

Publisher: (New York: S.R.T. Publications, Inc.), 1941.: 1941.

Seller ID: 36836


ILLUSTRATED WITH A SUPERB COVER ILLUSTRATION BY LYND WARD - Quarto [11-3/4 inches high by 8-3/4 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial cream & dark green wrappers with an illustration in brilliant silver & green by Lynd Ward on the front cover. There is some minor soiling & creasing to the covers. 34 pages with black-and-white illustrations throughout. There is some very light creasing to the edges of the pages. Very good. Among the contents of this wartime issue ar... View more info

HISTORY OF EUROPE From the Commencement of the French Revolution in 1789, to the Restoration of the Bourbons in 1815. (Abridged edition).

By: Alison, Archibald.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York: J. Winchester, New World Press, 1843.: 1843.

Seller ID: 34280


New York: J. Winchester, New World Press, 1843.. 1843.. Good. - Octavo, marbled boards backed with blue calf, titled & decorated in gilt on the spine. The edges & endpapers are marbled. The leather is rubbed & the boards are lightly rubbed with the paper chipped at the corners. xxiv & 494 pages. There is scattered foxing & light staining throughout & the pages are somewhat rippled. The top corners of pages 331-348 are creased & a few page corners are lightly bumped. Good... View more info

VIE DE CLAIRE-CLEMENCE DE MAILLE-BREZE / PRINCESSE DE CONDE 1628-1694

By: Asselineau, Charles

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Paris: Leon Techener, Libraire, 1872.: 1872.

Seller ID: 14006


Paris: Leon Techener, Libraire, 1872.. 1872.. Very good. - Small octavo, softcover bound in printed yellow wraps. The binding is lightly bumped & very lightly soiled. The head & tail of the spine are chipped. Half-title, title & 125 pages. Some overlapping page edges are darkened. Very good. View more info

LA LITTERATURE GEOGRAPHIQUE FRANÇAISE DE LA RENAISSANCE. Repertoire bibliographique par Geoffroy Atkinson, plus Supplement. 2 volumes in 1.

By: Atkinson, Geoffroy.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY: Burt Franklin, (1968).: (1968).

Seller ID: 5806


- Octavo, maroon cloth titled in gilt. 565 pp.; and 88 pp. Illustrated. Slightly dusty, else near fine. Reprint of the 1936 edition of 500 copies. View more info

MODERN IRAN

By: Avery, Peter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York & Washington: Frederick A. Praeger, (1965).: (1965).

Seller ID: 31562


New York & Washington: Frederick A. Praeger, (1965).. (1965).. Very good. - Octavo, 8-3/4 inches high by 5-5/8 inches wide. Hardcover, bound in indigo cloth titled in gilt on the spine. The head and tail of the spine are bumped and a dark stain line is evident on the upper portion of the spine. xvi, 527 & [i] pages, illustrated with a 16-3/4 by 24 inch wide folding map. A previous owner's name is stamped in blind on the front endpaper and there is some soiling to the fro... View more info

THE AMARNA AGE: A Study of the Crisis of the Ancient World. With a Preface by Stanley A. Cook

By: Baikie, James, Rev

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York: The Macmillan Company, 1926.: 1926.

Seller ID: 5403


New York: The Macmillan Company, 1926.. 1926.. Good. - Octavo, blue cloth. The covers are rubbed & bumped with the extremities faded. The spine is darkened with the head & tail chipped & the titling completely faded. xxvii, [ii], 464 & [1] pages plus 2-page publisher's catalog. Illustrated with 32 black-and-white plates, including a frontispiece, and with 1 folding black-and-white map & 4 color maps, 3 of them folding. Also with a 2-page synchronistic table of the Amarna... View more info

PAUL OF YUGOSLAVIA: Britain's Maligned Friend

By: Balfour, Neil; and Mackay, Sally

Price: $45.00

Publisher: (Burnaby, BC, Canada: Canada Wide Magazines and Communications Ltd.), (1996).: (1996).

Seller ID: 32767


(Burnaby, BC, Canada: Canada Wide Magazines and Communications Ltd.), (1996).. (1996).. Very good. - Octavo, boards in a dust wrapper. The binding is lightly bumped. The rear panel of the dust jacket is lightly rubbed. 348 pages. Black-and- white illustrations, including facsimiles. The top corner of the front endpaper is clipped & there is a very small area of soiling to the book's top edge. Very good Despite his intimate friendship with the British royal family, and... View more info

Image for AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED by the INDIAN CHAMPION OF WOMEN'S RIGHTS & EDUCATION, SASIPADA BANERJI expressing his pleasure at being appointed to the office of a Corresponding Secretary by the National Association for the Promotion of Social Science.

AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED by the INDIAN CHAMPION OF WOMEN'S RIGHTS & EDUCATION, SASIPADA BANERJI expressing his pleasure at being appointed to the office of a Corresponding Secretary by the National Association for the Promotion of Social Science.

By: Banerji, Sasipada (1840-1924). Indian champion of Women's rights & education, he founded several girl's schools. A leader of India's Temperance movement and of workers' rights.

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Bristol, England, November 19th, 1871.: 1871.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 35613


- Over 130 words penned on both sides of 7-1/4 inch high by 4-1/2 inch wide "Red Lodge House" embossed stationery. Sasipada Banerji thanks the recipient for "forwarding the resolution of the Council expressing their sympathy in my works in India". He goes on to express his honor at being appointed to the office of Corresponding Secretary by the National Association for the Promotion of Social Science, and asks "in what way I can best serve your Commit... View more info

ESSAI DE BIBLIOGRAPHIE CRITIQUE DES GENERALITES DE L'HISTOIRE DE PARIS

By: Barroux, Marius

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY: Burt Franklin, circa [1970].: [1970].

Seller ID: 23140


NY: Burt Franklin, circa [1970].. [1970].. Very good. - Octavo, maroon cloth titled in gilt. Very lightly spotted. vi, 153 & [1] pp. Very good. Reprint of the edition originally published in Paris in 1908.The text is in French. View more info