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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

Condition: VG+


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

Firenze e Dintorni [Guida d'Italia]

By: N/A

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Milan, Italy, Touring Club Italiano:

Seller ID: 012995

Condition: VG+


Red flexible cloth, lettered in gilt. Light shelf wear, front board slightly curled along fore-edge. 398,10 pp., 3 carte geografiche, 2 piante di citta, 32 plante di antichita e di antichita. 1950, quarta edizione di 20,000 esemplari. Text in Italian. View more info

Glimpses of Spain and Morocco: A Few Facts and Hints for the Passengers of the North German Lloyd Steamship Co. and of the German Mediterranean Service

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Gustav H. Schwab/North German Lloyd Steamship Co.: 1896

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014485

Condition: Very Good


Wraps, oblong format, approx. 9 1/4" x 6 5/8", cord binding. Lettered and decorated in gold and dark blue. Unpaginated, [38] pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. Both covers modestly soiled. A bit of scattered corner/edge wear through interior, nothing very worthy of comment. Small chip along top front edge at corner. Interior is clean and intact. Vintage travel guide that includes coverage of Tangier, Granada, Sevilla, Cordova, Madrid, Gibraltar and Toledo, along wit... View more info

Rome 60 Fotocolor Souvenir

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Rome, Italy,

Seller ID: 018081

Condition: Near Fine


Color pictorial paper covered cardstock boards. Lightly rubbed spine extremities, lightly bumped at head of spine. 60 fold-out color plates with various views of Rome, captioned on verso in English, Italian, French, German, Spanish, Dutch, and Japanese. Undated, likely ca. 1960s. Nicely preserved. View more info

Annuaire des Chateaux et des Villegiatures - 1926

By: N/A

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Paris, France, Publications La Fare: 1926

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 019118

Condition: Good


Gray cloth, lettered in black. Ex-library, minimally marked/stamped, perforation stamp to lower title page and final page of text. 1444 pp., illus. Text block moderately toned but otherwise intact. Area of paper loss along top edge of rear flyleaf, slightly affecting the advertisement. Blue silk book mark tipped in at rear. Cloth moderately soiled, rubbed along joints and at extremities. Fundamentally sound copy, though somewhat cosmetically compromised. Scarce. View more info

Tout Paris 1926 (42e Annee)

By: N/A

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Paris, France, Tout-Paris: 1926

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 019777

Condition: Very Good


Gray cloth, lettered in black, newly rebacked in complementary gray cloth, also lettered in black, new endpapers, new head- and tail-bands, retaining original red-dyed text block edges. Original cloth is moderately soiled, with bumped corners showing mild exposure. 1170 pp., illus. w/ maps, color lithographed as well as b&w advertisements. Interior is toned but otherwise basically intact, with final leaf mildly chipped along fore-edge. Pour le "Tout-Paris" de 192... 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

Condition: Very Good


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

Le Victoria Hall: Son histoire architecturale - Son histoire musicale - Sa restauration - Ses orgues [Victoria Hall 1894-1987 + Les orges du Victoria Hall: 1894, 1949, 1993 - Complete in 2 Volumes]

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ville de Geneve/Departement des Beaux-Arts et de la Culture: 1993

Edition: Limited

Seller ID: 031951

Condition: Fine


Two volumes, burgundy and green stiff wraps with color front cover pastedowns, housed in original yellow printed cardstock slipcase. Both volumes as issued, slipcase with modest shelf/edge wear. 80 + 89 pp., illus. Limited to 7,000 copies. Text in French and English. View more info

Rheims and the Battles for its Possession: An Illustrated History and Guide [Illustrated Michelin Guides to the Battle-Fields (1914-1918)]

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Clermont-Ferrand, France, London, and Milltown, NJ, Michelin and Co./Michelin Tyre Co. Ltd./Michelin Tire Co.: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033292

Condition: VG+


Tan cloth-effect paper-covered limp cardstock boards, lettered in brown. Light shelf/handling wear, a bit rubbed along lower portions of covers. Endpapers toned, text block edges a bit dulled by age, contents clean and bright. Former owner's signature on upper main title, otherwise unmarked. Original paper dust jacket is quite toned but intact, spine panel browned, chipped corners, some surface marks, general wear, now in mylar. 176 pp., illus. w/ b&w photgraphs. S... View more info

Venice: Queen of the Sea [English Language - 216 Colour Plates]

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Venice, Italy, Edizioni Storti: 1981

Seller ID: 035505

Condition: VG+


Stiff color pictorial wraps. Light shelf wear, mildly bumped bottom rear corner. Housed in original clear PVC protective sleeve. 160 pp., illus. w/ color photographs. View more info

Dictionnaire des Eglises de France [Belgique, Luxembourg, Suisse] IVb: Normandie

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Robert Laffont: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035517

Condition: Fine


Dark mustard cloth, lettered in brown. As issued. Color pictorial dust jacket shows light shelf wear, now in mylar. 192 pp., illus., folding map in rear pocket. Text in French. Former owner's book plate mounted on front pastedown. View more info

Fraternite d'Armes Franco-Americaine [Revue Historique de l'Armee couronnee par l'academie francaise en 1954 - Special Issue]

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Paris, France, Ministere de la guerre: 1957

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 036925

Condition: Very Good


Ivory "leatherette" wraps, lettered in black. Modestly soiled covers and some general handling wear. Square, uncreased binding. Text block edges show some foxing, also slightly to half-title (inside front cover). 173,lxxvi pp., illus. including tipped-in plates (color, b&w), several 4-color maps including 1 folding. Special issue devoted to almost 200 years of comradeship and camaraderie between American and French military forces, from the American Revoluti... View more info

Paris As It Is: An Illustrated Souvenir of the French Metropolis

By: N/A

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Paris, France, Brentano's: 1892

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 042319

Condition: VG-


Brownish-burgundy 1/2 cloth, brown cloth, lettered/illus. in gilt and black, oblong format. Cloth along front joint discolored unevenly with 3/4" mended tear, cloth along spine panel sunned, several mild spots to covers. Endpapers toned, hinges mended and firm. Internal leaves are hinged, with occasional light soiling. Illus. w/ photographic plates in grayscale, green and sepia tints, also drawings in text. 53 pp., text printed on both sides of a leaf, plates pr... View more info

Los Toros: Bullfighting

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Spain, Indice: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 043710

ISBN: B00128YSUM

Condition: Very Good


Stiff b&w pictorial wraps. Several stress creases along a binding which also shows a minor lean, otherwise only light surface rubbing. 208 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs, drawings. Text in English. Full-color reproduction of 1947 bullfighting poster laid in (folded, original to issue). View more info

Marshall, Archibald

By: A Spring Walk in Provence

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead and Co.: 1920

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 036521

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth, illus. in ivory, lettered in gilt. Modest shelf wear, lightly soiled cloth with age-toned spine panel, minor rubbing to corners and spine extremities. Firm binding. Former owner's signature and date on front pastedown, otherwise unmarked. xiv,332 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. Text block edges toned by age, rear hinge paper split and mended, hinge firm. 1st edition, matching dates. View more info

A Wreath for San Gemignano

By: Aldington, Richard

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Duell, Sloan and Pearce: 1945

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 042795

ISBN: B0007DMXWS

Condition: Fine


Brown paper covered boards, spine panel lettered in gold foil. No designation of printing on copyright page, clearly a vintage issue but evidently not a first. 31 pp., illus. Essentially as issued. Illus. dust jacket is modestly soiled, otherwise only slight wear, now in mylar. Poetic homage to a Tuscan hill town destroyed in World War 2. View more info

A Hilltop on the Marne, Being Letters Written June 3 - September 8, 1914

By: Aldrich, Mildred

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Boston and New York, Houghton Mifflin Co.: 1915

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 039495

Condition: VG-


Green cloth, decorated/bordered in black, lettered in gilt. 6th ptg.: Dec. 1915. Modest shelf/handling wear with mild binding lean, toned text block edges, rubbed corners and spine extremities. 1916 gift inscription on upper front blank following flyleaf. 188 pp., front endpaper map, b&w plates. Decently preserved copy of the first and best-known of the author's four books on World War I from the perspective of her farmhouse overlooking the Marne. 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

Condition: Very Good


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

A School History of France, Illustrated with Numerous Engravings and Maps [Anderson's Historical Series]

By: Anderson, John J.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Maynard, Merrill and Co.: 1893

Seller ID: 035536

Condition: Good


Green-gray cloth, lettered/decorated in black. Moderate shelf/handling wear, cloth showing surface rubbing and red staining to a portion of front cover, rubbed spine extremities, toned text block edges. Firm binding. Former owner's signature on front flyleaf and blank verso of color frontis. map, otherwise unmarked. 371 pp., illus. w/ color map plates, cuts in text. View more info

The Fiery Fountains: The Autobiography - Continuation and Crisis to 1950

By: Anderson, Margaret

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Horizon Press: 1982

Seller ID: 028830

ISBN: 0818002115

Condition: Near Fine


Pink stiff wraps. Slight shelf wear, nearly as issued. Square, uncreased binding. xiii,242 pp. View more info

English Caricature and Satire on Napoleon I [Vol. I + II, Complete]

By: Ashton, John

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Chatto and Windus: 1884

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 040832

Condition: Good


Complete in two (2) volumes, uniformly bound in black pebbled cloth, lettered on spine panel and with front cover illus. in gilt, front cover lettered in blind. xii,290 + viii,283,32 pp., 115 illus. by the author, Vol. II w/ 32- pp. publisher's catalog at rear dated Dec. 1882. Both volumes show approx. 1/4" strip of loss at heads of spines, Vol. I also showing chipping at heel. Vol. I spine panel torn/mended, with minor loss, and a bit of raggedness along fore-edg... View more info

The Man Who Could Grow Hair, or Inside Andorra

By: Attwood, William

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027744

Condition: Near Fine


Color illus. paper covered boards. Mildly rubbed edges, light shelf wear. xi,240 pp., illus. Color illus. dust jacket shows minor loss at head of spine, approx. 3/4" of loss at heel of spine with associated closed tear, 2" closed tear extending from bottom front corner, still presents well in archival mylar. Relatively scarce. View more info

Norhern France from Belgium and the English Channel to the Loire [Baedeker's Northern France]

By: Baedeker, Karl

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Leipzig, Germany, Karl Baedeker, Publisher: 1909

Edition: 5th or later Edition

Seller ID: 045724

Condition: Very Good


Limp red cloth, lettered in gold foil, marbled text block edges. xxxvi,454 pp., 16 maps, 55 plans. 5th edition. Modest handling wear, mild toning to spine panel. Former owner's signature/date inked along top edge of front fixed endsheet. View more info

Romans and Aliens

By: Balsdon, J. P. V. D.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Chapel Hill, NC, University of North Carolina Press: 1979

Edition: First U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 009817

ISBN: 0807813834

Condition: Near Fine


x,310 pp. Blue cloth, lettered in gold foil. Light dampstaining along top edges of cloth, not affecting text block. Front cover very slightly warped. Dust jacket shows very slight shelf wear. View more info

France of the French

By: Barker, Edward Harrison

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1908

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 031021

Condition: Very Good


Green ribbed cloth, lettered and with front cover shield device in gilt, top text block edge in gilt. Modest shelf wear, a bit rubbed along joints and at corners, approx. 1.5" abrasion along lower rear cover fore-edge with exposure to underboard. Text block edges somewhat dulled by age and lightly foxed, interior clean and intact, binding firm. x,271 pp., illus. w/ sepia plates. View more info