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THE GURNEYS OF EARLHAM. 2 volumes

By: Hare, Augustin J. C

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London: George Allen, 1897.: 1897.

Seller ID: 16031


London: George Allen, 1897.. 1897.. Good. - Octavo, black cloth with rules in red, titled in gilt on the spines. The bindings are bumped & rubbed. The head & tail of the Vol. 1 spine are lightly chipped. There is a piece out of the head of the Vol. 2 spine & a tear to its tail. x & 343 pages; and viii & 352 pages; partially unopened. Illustrated with 52 black-and-white plates. There is a small piece out of the top margin of 1 Vol. 2 leaf where 2 leaves have been roughly ... View more info

AN HISTORICAL RELATION OF THE CONSPIRACY OF JOHN LEWIS, COUNT DE FIESCHI, Against the City and Republick of Genoua, in the Year 1547. Done into English by Hugh Hare. 2 volumes in 1

By: Hare, Hugh

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Privately printed, 1886.: 1886.

Seller ID: 5723


Privately printed, 1886.. 1886.. Good. - Octavo, blue cloth (bumped & rubbed; covers partially faded with 2 small stains to front cover; spine completely faded); printed label (rubbed & darkened with small pieces out) on spine; deckle-edged. 61 & [1] pages; and 63 pages. There is offsetting to the endpapers; light soiling to prelims of both volumes; small piece out of bottom corner of 1 page. An unopened copy. Good. Limited edition of 75 large-paper copies.A book a... View more info

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I LOST MY LOVE IN BAGHDAD: A Modern War Story

By: Hastings, Michael

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Australia: Melbourne University Press, (2008).: (2008).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 27720


Melbourne, Australia: Melbourne University Press, (2008).. (2008).. Good. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY MICHAEL HASTINGS IN THE YEAR OF PUBLICATION - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial wraps. The corners and edges of the covers are creased and the rear cover is slightly rubbed. ix, [iii] & 276 pages. There are a couple of small stains to the fore-edge of the book. Good. First Australian edition of the author's first book, published in the same year as the first American. View more info

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DER BRIGANT GIULIANO.

By: Helwig, Werner.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: [Frankfurt am Main]: Frankfurter Verlagsanstalt, [1953].: [1953].

Seller ID: 34244


[Frankfurt am Main]: Frankfurter Verlagsanstalt, [1953].. [1953].. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in decorative wrappers. The binding is bumped. 52 & [1] pages plus publisher's series catalog & colophon. Illustrated with 7 black-and-white plates, including a portrait frontispiece. The verso of the frontispiece is foxed & the top page corners are bumped. Good. First edition.Number 10 in the series Studio Frankfurt. The text is in German.A brief German language b... View more info

THE CELTS: The People who Came out of the Darkness

By: Herm, Gerhard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: St. Martin's Press, (1977).: (1977).

Seller ID: 8392


New York: St. Martin's Press, (1977).. (1977).. Very good. - Octavo, cloth, in a dust wrapper. The covers are lightly bumped. The top & bottom edges of the covers & the head & tail of the spine are faded. [vii] & 312 pages. Black-and-white illustrations & maps. Very good. First American edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

SOURCES FOR GREEK HISTORY / Between the Persian and Peloponnesian Wars. Collected and Arranged by G. F. Hill. A New Edition by R. Meiggs and A. Andrewes

By: Hill, G. F.; compiler and editor

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1951.: 1951.

Seller ID: 13363


Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1951.. 1951.. Very good. - Octavo, cloth, in a dust wrapper. The binding is lightly bumped with a small piece out of the cloth at the top corner of the front cover. The spine & extremities of the dust jacket are somewhat darkened. The jacket is chipped & lightly soiled with a piece out of the head of its spine. xx & 426 pages plus colophon. Very good. Later printing. Dust jacket present. View more info

THE KREMLIN'S HUMAN DILEMMA: Russia after Half a Century of Revolution

By: Hindus, Maurice

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1967.: 1967.

Seller ID: 10801


Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1967.. 1967.. Very good. - Octavo, cloth, in a price-clipped dust wrapper. The binding is very lightly bumped with a few very light stains to the front cover. There is some light soiling to the dust jacket, the jacket spine is somewhat darkened & there is a price-sticker on the front flap. x, [1] leaf & 395 pages. There is a bookplate on the front pastedown. Very good. First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

REDE DES FUHRERS UND REICHSKANZLERS ADOLF HITLER VOR DEM REICHSTAG AM 20. FEBRUAR 1938

By: Hitler, Adolf

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Berlin: M. Muller & Sohn, [1938].: [1938].

Seller ID: 7880


Berlin: M. Muller & Sohn, [1938].. [1938].. Good. - Squarish octavo, soft covers bound in printed cream wraps. The wraps are darkened & very lightly soiled & their front edges are lightly chipped with a small piece out of the bottom edge of the front wrap. 71 pages. The pages are darkened. Good only. Hitler's February 20, 1938 Reichstag speech. The text is in German. View more info

KRISE UDEN ALTERNATIV: En anaylse af dansk gronlandsdebat

By: Hojlund, Niels

Price: $10.00

Publisher: [Kobenhavn, Denmark]: Gyldendal, (1972).: (1972).

Seller ID: 24075


[Kobenhavn, Denmark]: Gyldendal, (1972).. (1972).. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial blue wrappers. The binding is rubbed & bumped with creasing to the spine & extremities. 218 & [1] pages. Good. "Crisis Without an Alternative: An Analysis of the Danish Greenland Debate". A book about the relationship between Denmark and Greenland. The text is in Danish. View more info

A RARE ORIGINAL ETCHING: "THE PORTRAICTURE OF THE MOST ILLUSTRIOUS & NOBLE WILLIAM OF NASSAU, PRINCE OF ORANGE, &C. BORNE 1627 & MARRIED 23 MAY 1641"

By: Hollar, Wenceslaus

Price: $750.00

Publisher: [Tho. Ienner], 1641.: 1641.

Seller ID: 27125


[Tho. Ienner], 1641.. 1641.. Very good. RARE 1641 WENCESLAUS HOLLAR ETCHING OF 15 YEAR OLD WILLIAM II, PRINCE OF ORANGE - sc An original 7-3/8 inch high by 5 inch wide etching by Wenceslaus Hollar depicting the long curly-haired young William, prince of Orange in three-quarter profile with his head turned to the front. A riding whip in one hand, the young man holds his plumed hat in the other. A visored helmet lies on the ground at his feet. A cavalry regiment rides upon... View more info

MADAME DE MAINTENON

By: Houssaye, Arsene

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Mossant, Vallon & Co., n.d. [1930s].: n.d. [1930s].

Seller ID: 13393


Mossant, Vallon & Co., n.d. [1930s].. n.d. [1930s].. Very good. - Small quarto [7 inches high by 5 inches wide], softcover bound in printed white wraps with raised decorative patterning on the front wrap, sewn with white thread. The edges of the wraps are slightly darkened & the rear wrap is lightly soiled with a tiny black stain. [28] pages. Very good. Mossant & Vallon produced fine felt hats in the 1930s. View more info

THE OXFORD HISTORY OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

By: Howard, Michael; Louis, William Roger; editors

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Oxford, U.K./New York: Oxford University Press, 1998.: 1998.

Seller ID: 16643


Oxford, U.K./New York: Oxford University Press, 1998.. 1998.. Fine. - Octavo, cloth in a dust wrapper. xxii & 458 pages. Illustrated in black & white and color. Near fine. First American edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

EUROPE IN ZIGZAGS. Social, Artistic, Literary, and Political Affairs on the Continent. With 36 Illustrations

By: Huddleston, Sisley

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia & London: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1929.: 1929.

Seller ID: 3496


Philadelphia & London: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1929.. 1929.. Good. - Octavo, decorative tan cloth. The covers are bumped and soiled. 354 pages, illustrated with 36 sepia-toned photographic illustrations on 32 plates, including depictions of Mussolini, Gabriele d'Annunzio, German Athletic Youth, Heinrich and Thomas Mann, etc. Good. First edition. As the sub-title so aptly describes it, this work captures the social, artistic and political flavor of Europe in the late ... View more info

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MARIE-AMELIE ET LA COUR DE PALERME 1806-1814.

By: Imbert de Saint-Amand, [Arthur Leon]. (1834-1900).

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Paris: E. Dentu, Editeur, 1891.: 1891.

Seller ID: 36942


- Octavo, marbled boards backed with black calf & titled in gilt with decorations in gilt between raised bands in blind on the spine; marbled endpapers. The binding is lightly rubbed. Half-title, title, 255 & [2] pages. There is some darkening & light foxing to the pages. Despite its flaws, a very good, handsomely bound book. First edition.A title in the series Les Femmes des Tuileries.From the library of Alice Maud Livingston with her signature and the date 18... View more info

LA JEUNESSE DE LA REINE MARIE-AMELIE (1782-1806).

By: Imbert de Saint-Amand, [Arthur Leon]. (1834-1900).

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Paris: E. Dentu, Editeur, 1891.: 1891.

Seller ID: 36951


- Octavo, marbled boards backed with black calf & titled in gilt with decorations in gilt between raised bands in blind on the spine; marbled endpapers. The corners of the covers are rubbed & there is light rubbing to the leather. Half-title, title & 288 pages. The fore-edge & bottom edge are lightly foxed. The pages are darkened & there is foxing or staining to the margins of several pages. Despite its flaws, a very good, handsomely bound book. First edition.A tit... View more info

MARIE-AMELIE AU PALAIS-ROYAL.

By: Imbert de Saint-Amand, [Arthur Leon]. (1834-1900).

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Paris: E. Dentu, Editeur, 1892.: 1892.

Seller ID: 36950


- Octavo, marbled boards backed with black calf & titled in gilt with decorations in gilt between raised bands in blind on the spine; marbled endpapers. There are small areas of rubbing to the covers and the head of the spine is rubbed & chipped. Half-title & 410 pages. There is some light foxing to the half-title & last index page & to the bottom edges of several pages. The top corner of the front endpaper is rubbed & there is a small stain to the book's bottom edge. De... View more info

THE KEY TO SOUTH AFRICA: DELAGOA BAY.

By: Jessett, Montague George.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: NY: New Amsterdam Book Company / London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1899.: 1899.

Seller ID: 33563


NY: New Amsterdam Book Company / London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1899.. 1899.. Good. - Octavo, green cloth titled in gilt on front cover & in gilt with vignette stamped in gilt on spine. The covers are lightly bumped & the head & tail of the spine are rubbed. xvii, 177 & [1] pp. & 16-page publisher's catalogue. B&W portrait frontispiece & 11 B&W plates. The book is cracked at page 38; the endpapers are darkened; there is scattered light foxing & soiling; 1 plate is detached wit... View more info

VIENNA VIENNA: The Golden Age 1815-1914

By: Johnston, William M

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York: Clarkson N. Potter, Inc./Publishers, (1981).: (1981).

Seller ID: 26744


New York: Clarkson N. Potter, Inc./Publishers, (1981).. (1981).. Fine. - Quarto [11-5/8 inches high by 7-7/8 inches wide], cloth in a dust wrapper. The rear panel of the dust jacket is lightly rubbed. 332 pages. Profusely illustrated in color and black & white. Near fine. First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

FINLAND: CREATION AND CONSTRUCTION

By: Kallas, Hillar; and Nickels, Sylvie; editors

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London: George Allen and Unwin Ltd / New York: Frederick A. Praeger / Helsinki: Werner Soderstrom Osakeyhtio, (1968).: (1968).

Seller ID: 12007


London: George Allen and Unwin Ltd / New York: Frederick A. Praeger / Helsinki: Werner Soderstrom Osakeyhtio, (1968).. (1968).. Very good. - Octavo, pictorial paper covered boards. The binding is lightly soiled with the extremities slightly darkened. 366 pages with a folding color map in the rear. Numerous photographic illustrations in black & white & color and black-and-white diagrams. Very good. View more info

VOKS BULLETIN No. 9/10

By: Kemenov, Vladimir; Editor-in-Chief

Price: $20.00

Publisher: (Moscow): U.S.S.R. Society for Cultural Relations, (1945).: (1945).

Seller ID: 32069


(Moscow): U.S.S.R. Society for Cultural Relations, (1945).. (1945).. Good. - Small folio [11 inches high by 8-1/8 inches wide], softcover bound in printed cream wrappers with a vignette in black on the front wrap. The spine & extremities are darkened. The binding is lightly soiled with the spine chipped & with 2 vertical creases to the rear wrap. 67 & [1] pages. Black-and-white illustrations. From the Stefansson collection at Dartmouth College Library with 3 stamps on th... View more info