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The American Journal of Science and Arts, Second Series, No. 3, May 1846

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New Haven, Connecticut, U.S.A., 1846

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003822


Moderate foxing throughout. Intact maps and B&W illus. Rear wrapper missing. Front wrapper detaching. A Good Minus copy. View more info

Image for Pagine di Dante. Le edizioni della Divina Commedia dal torchio al Computer

Pagine di Dante. Le edizioni della Divina Commedia dal torchio al Computer

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Perugia, Umbria, Italy, Electa/Editori Umbri Associati: 1989

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 006299


Prima stampa della prima edizione italiana, febbraio 1989. Stampato in Italia. Questa non è una edizione bilingue. Testo in italiano, non in inglese, con ill. b/n e colori, brossura con sovraccoperta. Catalogo di mostra. Foligno, Oratorio del Gonfalone, 11 marzo - 28 maggio 1989. Ravenna, Biblioteca Classense, 8 luglio - 16 ottobre 1989. Firenze, 1990. First printing of the first Italian edition, February 1989. Printed and bound in Italy. This is not a bilingual edition... View more info

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Caricature and Its Role in Graphic Satire

By: N/A

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Providence, RI, U.S.A., Rhode Island School of Design: 1971

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 006472


Illustrated heavy paper wrappers. 11 x 8.5 inches. 120 numbered pages, with 109 B&W illustrations, some full page, all on heavy coated stock. An exceptionally clean copy, and quite tight. Presumed unread. A Near Fine copy. View more info

Image for PIASA Catalogue: Lettres et manuscrits autographes, cartes géographiques, souvenirs historiques. Paris, mardi 11 décembre 2012

PIASA Catalogue: Lettres et manuscrits autographes, cartes géographiques, souvenirs historiques. Paris, mardi 11 décembre 2012

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Paris, France, PIASA: 2012

Edition: First French Edition

Seller ID: 006807


This is a paperback edition, not hardback. Attractive full-pictorial wrappers, with crisp lettering and illustration. Unbumped spine head and tail, and with sharp corners. 10.5 x 8.25 inches. With 78 numbered pages and with numerous color plates on coated stock. An exceptionally clean copy, and very tight. Almost certainly unread. No remainder marks. A Fine copy. View more info

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PIASA Catalogue, Livres anciens et modernes, manuscrits, 16 octobre 2012

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Paris, France, PIASA: 2012

Edition: First French Edition

Seller ID: 006808


This is a paperback edition, not hardback. Attractive full-pictorial wrappers, with crisp lettering and illustration. Unbumped spine head and tail, and with sharp corners. 11.75 x 7.5 inches. With 67 numbered pages and with numerous color plates on coated stock. An exceptionally clean copy, and very tight. Almost certainly unread. No remainder marks. A Fine copy. View more info

Image for Christie's Catalogue, Livres illustres modernes, Dada et surréalisme, 19 Mai  1999

Christie's Catalogue, Livres illustres modernes, Dada et surréalisme, 19 Mai 1999

By: N/A

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Geneva, Switzerland, Christie's: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006810


This is a paperback edition, not hardback. Attractive full-pictorial wrappers, with crisp lettering and illustration. Unbumped spine head and tail, and with sharp corners. 10.5 x 8.25 inches. With 89 numbered pages and with numerous color plates on coated stock. An exceptionally clean copy, and very tight. Almost certainly unread. No remainder marks. A Fine copy. View more info

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Smithsonian Institution War Background Studies, Nos. 1-12

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U.S.A., Smithsonian Institution: 1942

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 007496


A publication of the series, Smithsonian Institution War Background Studies. Published sequentially between 1942 and 1943. Printed and presumed bound in Baltimore, MD. Present are the first twelve issues of that series. #1. Bishop, Carl Whiting. Origin of the Far Eastern Civilizations. #2. Swanton, John R. The Evolution of Nations. #3. Hrdlicka, Ales. The Peoples of the Soviet Union. #4. Krieger, Herbert W. Peoples of the Philippines. #5. Friedman, Herbert. The Natural H... View more info

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Form of Funeral Ceremony, Castle of Sorrow, and Dedication Ceremony for Knights of the Golden Eagle

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Baltimore, MD, 1890

Seller ID: 007563


Presumed early edition, possibly a first. Printed by James Young. Olive drab cloth binding. Blind-stamped covers with gilt-stamped lettering on the front cover. Some spotting and soiling to the binding. . 5.75 x 4.5 inches. The text block is present but is disbound. With 18 numbered pages. Minor age toning and scattered light marginal smudging, else a clean interior. Rated a Good Minus copy. Scarce in any condition. With thanks to Wikipedia for the following: "The Kn... View more info

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The Cambridge Ancient History, Volume of Plates V

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cambridge, England, Cambridge University Press: 1966

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 007086


Reprint from 1966. This is the last of five plate volumes. [The complete set consists of twelve volumes in fourteen books plus five volumes of plates in five books.] Ex-library with the usual ex-library markings. Printed and bound in England. Light red buckram binding, with gold-stamped lettering/design to the spine. 9.25 x 6.5 inches. T.E.G. Gently bumped spine tail, and with sharp corners. With xv and 242 numbered pages and with numerous B&W plates depicting pottery, s... View more info

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Two Queens of Baghdad

By: Abbott, Nabia

Price: $80.00

Publisher: London, England, Al Saqi Books: 1986

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 007792


Presumed first paperback edition of the first British edition, 1986. Originally published by the University of Chicago in 1946. Printed and presumed bound in Worcester, Great Britain. Handsome color patterned wrappers. 8 x 5.25 inches. With xvii and 277 numbered pages. Fold-out map and fold-out genealogy, both pristine. Previous owner name and location in small and neat ink hand to the front author bio page. Else an immensely clean book. Light page waviness, minor. Proba... View more info

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Les Marques Francaises / French Trademarks (French and English Edition)

By: Amiot, Edith

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Saint-Cloud, France, Historicom: 1990

Edition: First French Edition

Seller ID: 007628


C'est une édition bilingue. Texte en français et en anglais. This is a bilingual edition. Text in French and in English. Published December 1990 at l'Impremerie Blanchard fils, Versailles. Black buckram binding, with crisp black-stamped lettering to the front board and to the spine. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. 11.25 x 9.5 inches. 415 numbered pages. Features illustrations of some 2,500 brands; many of the illustrations are in color. Respectfully r... View more info

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La Guerre Des Sexes: XVe-XIXe Siècles

By: Beaumont-Maillet, Laure

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Paris, France, Albin Michel: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003998


Presumed first printing. Published October 1984. 11.5 x 9.25 inches. Text in French NOT in English. Printed and bound in France. 109 numbered pages. Heavy coated stock with numerous B&W illus. Gently bumped spine tail, with fairly sharp corners. An exceptionally clean copy, and very tight. Respectfully read, if read at all. Handsome pictorial DJ, unclipped. However, DJ with much edge curl and with several repaired small tears. A Near Fine copy in a Good Plus DJ. View more info

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Mosquito: The Wooden Wonder

By: Bishop, Edward

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U.S.A., Smithsonian Inst Pr: 1990

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 006623


Third edition, after the second revised edition. 9.75 x 7.25 inches. Printed and presumed bound in England. Bound in dark blue buckram, with crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the spine. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. Text block firmly bound in. 170 numbered pages, with numerous B&W photo plates. An exceptionally clean copy, inside and out. Either unread or very gently read. The full-pictorial dust jacket is unclipped and virtually unrubbed. A Near Fine c... View more info

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Round Table Sonnets

By: Breeze, Thomas Hamilton

Price: $75.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, The University Club of San Francisco: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003546


Printed by the Grabhorn Press. An association copy, with a neat ink gift inscription on the front FEP apparently signed by the author but not so guaranteed, and presented to the pre-eminent San Franciscan, Alfred Sutro, and with the front pastedown bearing Alfred Sutro's distinctive gold on black morocco book plate. One of 100 copies printed in July 1934. 9.75 x 6.5 inches. Vellum [or vellum-like] spine with charming decorative paper hardboards, brown-on-brown subtle bas... View more info

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A Check List of Manuscripts in the Edward E. Ayer Collection

By: Butler, Ruth Lapham

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Chicago. IL, The Newberry Library: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005550


One of 500 copies only, printed by The Lakeside Press. The book is bound in reddish-brown buckram, with gilt-stamped lettering to the spine on a chipped morocco label. Largely unbumped spine head and tail and with very gently bumped corners. 10 x 6.5 inches. With viii and 295 numbered pages, and with four full-page B&W illus. light page-yellowing and occasional foxing, else a clean copy. A Good Plus copy. View more info

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They Became What They Beheld

By: Carpenter, Edmund

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, NY, E P Dutton: 1970

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 007741


First edition thus, presumed first printing. Portions of an unspecified earlier edition were co-authored by Marshall McLuhan. Presumed printed and bound in the USA. Plain gray-green paper hardboard binding, with crisp white-stamped lettering to the spine. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. Oblong, 8.5 x 9 inches. Text block firmly bound in. With unnumbered pages, and with numerous B&W photo illustrations, several of which are full-page. Some age-yellowing ... View more info

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Boutell's Heraldry

By: Charles Boutell

Price: $16.00

Publisher: London, England, Frederick Warne: 1983

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 007087


First published in 1950, this is the revised edition of 1983. Ex-library with the usual ex-library markings. Printed and bound in England. Dark blue cloth binding, with gold-stamped lettering/design to the front board and spine. 9.25 x 6.5 inches. Top edge tinted red. Generally unbumped spine head and tail, and with sharp corners. With x and 368 numbered pages. 28 color plates are called for; color plate II, "Some Ancient Shields of Arms," is missing but all othe... View more info

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Album of the Ottomans

By: Dedeoglu, Abdulkadir

Price: $54.00

Publisher: Istanbul, Turkey, Osmanli Publishing House: 1982

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 005250


Printed and bound in Turkey. Translated into English by H. Ismail Ercan. Attractive burgundy leatherette binding, padded, and with crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the front board. 13.25 x 9.5 inches. 120 numbered pages, with numerous color illus. on coated stock. Unbumped spine head and tail, with fairly sharp corners. A few faint blur or smudge marks, no doubt made at the printing house. Else a very clean copy, and rather tight. No remainder marks. Handsome full- pictor... View more info

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The Seven Deadly Sinnes of London

By: Dekker, Thomas

Price: $60.00

Publisher: London, England, Cambridge University Press Warehouse: 1905

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 007775


One of a limited edition of 250 copies only. Printed and presumed bound at the University Press, Cambridge, and published at the Cambridge University Warehouse, London. Facsimile of the original edition published by E. A. and Nathaniel Butter in 1606. Octavo, 8.75 x 6.75. Bound in original quarter vellum, with olive drab paper hardboards. Faint gilt-stamped titling at spine head. Simple vellum label with black-stamped titling to the front board. Generally clean spine, la... View more info

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Dockland Life: A Pictorial History of London's Docks 1860-1970

By: Ellmers, Chris; Werner, Alex

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Scotland, Mainstream Publishing: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Signed by Editor

Seller ID: 007449


This is a reprint of the first edition of 1991. Printed and bound in the UK. Black buckram binding, with crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the spine. Moderately bumped spine head and tail and corners. 12 x 8.75 inches. Text block firmly bound in. 205 numbered pages. With numerous B&W archival photographs, many full-page and all on medium-weight coated stock. On the half title page, in a neat black ink hand, inscribed and signed by the librarian/archivist for the Museum in ... View more info