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The Lumiere; Containing a Variety of Topographical Views in Europe and America

By: N/A

Price: $195.00

Publisher: New York, Henry R. Piercy & Co. Printers: 1831

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003732


Original 1/4 calf, marbled paper over boards, leather backstrip. 74 pp., many accompanied by a full-page woodcut opposite. Rubbed edges, with corners exposed, leather rubbed, with small area of loss at top spine extremity. Former owner signature (dated 1831) on FFEP. Interior a bit toned, with scattered foxing (ranging to moderate in a few spots), mostly to woodcuts. Contains 31 of an unspecified number of plates. Interesting early U.S. views of U.S. Capitol at Washingto... View more info

Four Hours A Year: A Picture-Book Story of Time Inc.'s Third Major Publishing Venture -- The March of Time

By: N/A

Price: $19.50

Publisher: New York, Time, Inc.: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004576


Original prospectus for the third publishing venture (after Time and Fortune) of Time, Inc. -- and the first to fail. Tan cloth, moderately soiled. Interior clean and fully intact. Firm binding. 72 pp., illus. w/ gorgeous b&w photographs. View more info

Italian Architectural Drawings Lent By the Royal Institute of British Architects, London

By: N/A

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Smithsonian Institution: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006296


Deaccessioned from noncirculating art museum reference library, lightly stamped, minimal wear. Oblong format. 55 full page b&w plates, each accompanied by full description. Exhibition catalogue. View more info

Amsterdam: Then and Now [Toen En Nu; Tel Qu'il Fut - Tel Qu'il Est; Damals Und Jetzt]

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, H. D. Pfann: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012753


Burgundy cloth, decorated and lettered in gold foil. Oblong folio. 120 pp., illus. in b&w with period engravings, drawings, modern b&w photographs. Top board slightly warped, otherwise appearing virtually as issued. Interior clean and bright. Text in Dutch, English, French, German, with English translation of Introduction supplied as 4-pp. supplement laid in at front. Dust jacket shows light shelf wear, a bit of rubbing at corners. View more info

The Jews in the Eastern War Zone

By: N/A

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, American Jewish Committee: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014744


Black cloth, lettered in red. 120 pp. Ex-library, typically marked/stamped, moderate overall wear, including surface rubbing. Firm binding, clean text block (a bit toned), acceptable reference copy of a scarce publication. View more info

Handbook to Switzerland, with General and Railway Maps of Switzerland; Five District Maps, and Plans of Bale, Zurich, Lucerne, Berne, Lausanne, and Geneva [7th Edition, Revised] [Ward, Lock & Co.'s Switzerland]

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co., Ltd.: 1920

Seller ID: 018369


Dark fred cloth, lettered and decorated in black. Mildly sunned spine panel, light shelf wear. Foxed text block edges and endpapers, clean interior. 224 pp., b&w plates, 12 color foldout maps + 1 large color fold-out frontis. map. Similar format to Baedeker's. Nicely preserved copy. View more info

Trade Guilds of Europe: Reports from the Consuls of the United States on the Trade Guilds of Europe, and the Laws and Regulations by Which They Are Governed [United States Consular Reports]

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., GPO: 1885

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020140


Pale green wraps, lettered in black. Mild binding lean with a few creases, loss to front cover at top front corner and a few chips along fore-edge. 332 pp. Text block edges somewhat dulled by age, interior intact, with firm binding. Scarce. View more info

Images du Temps Passe

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Paris, France, Editions du Credit Lyonnais: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022089


Ivory paper-covered boards, color illus. and gilt lettering on front cover. MIldly soiled covers, light shelf wear, closed tear repaired along upper front joint, mildly bumped at head of spine. Primarily illustrations, 168 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates of scenes in French history from the Medieval era into the 19th century. Text in French. View more info

Portfolio of the European War in Rotogravure Etchings Selected from The Mid-Week Pictorial of The New York Times [1916]

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Circulation Bureau, Times Building: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026970


Brown 1/4 cloth, light brown paper covered boards, lettered in brown. Light shelf wear, a bit of rubbing at corners, small indentation along bottom front edge. Text block edges somewhat toned by age, interior otherwise intact, with firm binding. Issues are individually paginated, usually 22 pp./issue, 200+ pp. total, starting 3 Feb. 1916, ending 10 Aug. 1916. Laid in is a large folding color Peace Map of Europe , ca. 1919, issued by the Logan Trust Co., Philadelphia,... View more info

Society of Chemical Industry in Basle 1884-1934 [Basel]

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Basle [Basel], Switzerland, Society of Chemical Industry: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028992


Orange cloth, CIBA company device and dates in gilt stamped on front cover. As issued. Original decorated paper dust jacket shows short closed tear w/ associated crease along bottom front edge, sunned spine panel with short closed tear at head, minor chipping along top rear edge, now in mylar. Housed in original paper covered slipcase, partially toned/sunned, with edgewear. 85 pp., illus. w/ full page color plates, additional b&w drawings in text. Presentation copy... View more info

Auction Vol. III, No. 2 (Oct. 1969): "A Tapestry Masterpiece: The Lady and the Unicorn," by Genevieve Souchal

By: N/A

Price: $4.50

Publisher: New York, Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc.: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029123


Periodical. Slight edge wear, virtually as issued. View more info

Auction Vol. III, No. 2 (Oct. 1969): "A Tapestry Masterpiece: The Lady and the Unicorn," by Genevieve Souchal

By: N/A

Price: $4.50

Publisher: New York, Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc.: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029122


Periodical. Slight edge wear, virtually as issued. View more info

The Flatey Book and Recently Discovered Vatican Manuscripts Concerning America as Early as the Tenth Century [The Flateyjarbok] [Pre-Columbian Historical Treasures 1000-1492]

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Norroena Society: 1906

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 036189


Original green cloth, lettered and illus. in silver foil and brown, untrimmed text block edges. Cloth is flecked over portions of front cover and a bit rubbed at corners/extrems, with a few light surface scratches to back cover. Firm binding, intact hinges, clean interior. 176 pp., illus. w/ full page reproductions of the Flatey Book, an Icelandic manuscript. Nicely preserved copy. View more info

The Flatey Book and Recently Discovered Vatican Manuscripts Concerning America as Early as the Tenth Century [The Flateyjarbok] [Pre-Columbian Historical Treasures 1000-1492]

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Norroena Society: 1906

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 036190


Original green cloth, lettered and illus. in silver foil and brown, untrimmed text block edges. Dampstaining to bottom front corner has resulted in some spotting to cloth and design, light dampstaining evident along bottom rear edge. A bit rubbed at corners/extrems. Firm binding, intact hinges, clean interior. 176 pp., illus. w/ full page reproductions of the Flatey Book, an Icelandic manuscript. Reasonably preserved copy. View more info

Nicolaus Copernicus and his Epoch

By: Adamczewski, Jan

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Warsaw, Poland, Interpress Publishers: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 045363


Periwinkle cloth, lettered in black. 1972 Interpress (Warsaw) edition, preceding the 1974 Scribner. Cloth slightly sunned along edges, spine panel, upper back cover, otherwise essentially as issued. Color illus. dust jacket shows rubbing and a few closed tears along edges, all short but one 1 1/2" along top front edge, now in mylar. Text in English. 164 pp., b&w illus. View more info

Gustavus Adolphus the Great

By: Ahnlund, Nils; Michael Roberts (transl.); Dennis E. Showalter (fwd.)

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York, History Book Club: 1999

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 039652


Black 1/4 cloth, black paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Color illus. dust jacket shows surface rubbing. xx,314 pp., illus., endpaper maps. Technically a 1st edition thus, with a new foreword by Showalter, though published by the History Book Club. View more info

Vart Land en Skildring i Ord och Bild [Vårt land - En skildring i ord och bild]

By: Alden, Gust. A., Wilh. Berg, C. J. Bergman, C. E. Bergstrand, Aug. Bondeson, Aug. Cajanus, G. Djurklou, Anders Flodman, et al.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Stockholm, Sweden, Fahlcrantz & Co.: 1888

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035461


Original tan cloth, illus./decorated in blue, red, and gilt, with sepia and black pastedown illus. on front cover. Mild shelf wear, a bit rubbed at corners and spine extremities, with front cover decoration bright and intact, lightly soiled cloth on rear cover. Original brown cloth hinges intact. Front flyleaf shows several creases and slight fore-edge chipping, text block edges toned by age. Interior generally clean and intact, with some leaves midway through text b... View more info

Burgundy: The Splendid Duchy -- Stories and Sketches in South Burgundy

By: Allen, Percy

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, England, Francis Griffiths: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006904


Red cloth, lettered in gilt, gilt armorial emblem on lower front panel, decorated endpapers, deckled edges. xix,302 pp., illus. w/ 8 watercolour plates + 86 line drawings. Cloth is a bit rubbed/flecked along edges and joints, at corners and spine extrems, spine panel lightly sunned. Some foxing to early and late leaves, otherwise clean interior. View more info

Switzerland and the Adjacent Portions of Italy, Savoy, and Tyrol: Handbook for Travellers [23rd Edition]

By: Baedeker, Karl

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Leipzig, London and New York, Karl Baedeker, Publisher: 1909

Edition: Later Edition

Seller ID: 040422


Flexible red cloth boards, lettered in gilt, marbled text block edges. Mild external wear, with mild soiling to covers, minor sunning to spine panel. xl,584 pp., 72 maps, 19 plans, 12 panoramas. Interior and maps nicely intact, several maps incorrectly folded with a worn edge projecting beyond text block. Former owner's signature on upper front flyleaf. View more info

Northern Germany as far as the Bavarian and Austrian Frontiers: Handbook for Travellers [14th Revised Edition]

By: Baedeker, Karl

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Leipzig, London and New York, Karl Baedeker, Publisher: 1904

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 040424


Flexible red cloth boards, lettered in gilt, marbled text block edges. Mild external wear, with a few minor marks to covers. xxxviii,395 pp., 49 maps, 75 plans. Former owner's partial signature along top edge of front flyleaf and full signature along top edge of half-title. One folding map shows worn projecting edge, interior nicely intact. View more info

La Belle Epoque: Fifteen Euphoric Years of European History

By: Bairati, Eleonora, Philippe Jullian, Malcolm Falkus, Paolo Monelli, Janos Riesz, and Brunello Vigezzi

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, William Morrow and Co.: 1978

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 029146


Red polished paper covered boards, lettered in white. Moderately foxed top text block edge, with occasional slight foxing along top margins, otherwise nearly as issued. Color illus. dust jacket lightly rubbed at spine extremities, with slight shelf wear, price clipped front flap, now in archival mylar. 333 pp., illus. in color. View more info

Oswald Spenglers Bedeutung für die Gegenwart: Ein bisher uneröffnetes Vermächtnis

By: Baltzer, Armin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Neheim-Husten, Germany, Verlag fur Kulturwissenschaften E. Nicklaus: 1959

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 037465


Brown cloth, lettered in gold foil. Slightly foxed text block edges, otherwise virtually as issued. 228 pp. Text in German. View more info

Seven Days of Freedom: The Hungarian Uprising, 1956

By: Barber, Noel

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Stein and Day: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 039135


Orange 1/4 cloth, black paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Pictorial dust jacket shows mild rubbing at spine extremities and a few smaller edge chips, now in mylar. 266 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. View more info

Eastern and Western Europe in the Middle Ages [History of European Civilization Library]

By: Barraclough, Geoffrey (editor); F. Graus, K. Bosl, F. Seibt, M. M. Postan, A. Gieysztor

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1970

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 035394


Stiff color pictorial wraps. Light shelf/handling wear, light stress creasing along a firm, square binding, a bit of foxing along text block edges. 216 pp., 132 illus. including 16 color. View more info

Quail in Aspic: The Life Story of Count Charles Korsetz

By: Beaton, Cecil

Price: $14.95

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld and Nicolson: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 040717


Purple polished cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil, top text block edge stained purple. Slight shelf wear, mild toning/foxing to text block edges. xii,13-165 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. Yellow color illus. dust jacket shows light shelf wear, a few small chips along top rear edge, now in mylar. 1st edition, preceding the American. View more info