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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

Condition: Near Fine


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

ISBN: 0155187732

Condition: VG+


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

Condition: Near Fine


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

The Elements of the Great War: The Second Phase - The Battle of the Marne

By: Belloc, Hilaire

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Hearst's International Library Co.: 1916

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 020447

Condition: VG+


Dark green cloth, lettered in gilt. Mild shelf wear, a few light surface marks to cloth. Text block edges a bit dulled by age, interior fully intact, binding firm. 383 pp., illus. w/ map insets. 2nd ptg.: Sept. 1916. Strong VG+, approaching Near Fine, nicely preserved. View more info

The Arts of Tuscany: From the Etruscans to Ferragamo

By: Belozerskaya, Marina

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New York, Abrams/Harry N. Abrams: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020019

ISBN: 0810993783

Condition: Fine


Color illus. paper covered boards. As issued. Slight scratch to upper rear panel of dust jacket, otherwise basically as issued. Dust jacket now in archival mylar. 266 pp., fully illus. in color. A lovely book. View more info

The New York Times Book of World War I

By: Bent, Christine (editor)

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Arno Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023546

ISBN: 0405134657

Condition: Near Fine


Dark salmon textured paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. Virtually as issued. Dust jacket shows slightly sunned spine panel and slight surface flecking over title portion of front panel. x,310 pp., illus. View more info

Kingdom on the Rhine: History, Myth and Legend in Wagner's Ring

By: Benvenga, Nancy

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harwich, Essex, United Kingdom, Anton Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008567

ISBN: 0946380007

Condition: As New


v,180 pp. As issued. View more info

Huben Und Druben

By: Bolt, Niklaus

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Basel, R. Reich: 1901

Seller ID: 002734

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth, red and black cover lettering. No edition indicated. 92 pp., illus. in b&w. Light wear to edges, both inner hinges split but binding/text block solid. All text in German. View more info

Behind the Wall: The Story of the Ghetto

By: Borchsenius, Poul; Reginald Spink (transl.)

Price: $9.95

Publisher: London, George Allen and Unwin Ltd.: 1964

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 025254

Condition: Fine


Red glazed cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in black. As issued. Dust jacket very slightly rubbed at extremities, virtually as issued, now in archival mylar. 218 pp. View more info

Brugge

By: Botte, Dom Xavier, Jan Breyne, Maurice Platteeuw; Fernand Bonneure

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Brugge, Belgium, Uitgeverij Raaklijn: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 025002

Condition: Near Fine


Natural linen, lettered in gold foil. 231 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. Slight binding lean, a bit of shelf wear. View more info

Sketching Rambles in Holland

By: Boughton, George H.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Harper and Brothers: 1885

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032448

Condition: Good-VG


Brown cloth, lettered/illus. in black and gilt, beveled cover edges, top text block edge in gilt, deckled text block edges. Modest shelf wear, chipped with slight loss at spine extremities, rubbed with exposure at corners. Text block somewhat toned by age, otherwise intact. xvi,342,[2] pp., illus. w/ full page plates and cuts in text. Apparent 1st edition, copyrighted 1884, dated 1885 on lower title page. View more info

Holland of the Dutch

By: Boulger, Demetrius C.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032446

Condition: Near Fine


Green ribbed cloth, lettered and with front cover armorial device in gilt, top text block edge in gilt. x,268 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. Light shelf wear with slightly rubbed spine extremities, light foxing to endpapers and text block edges. Dated 1913 on lower main title w/ blank verso, presumed 1st edition, printed in Bath, England. Very scarce. View more info

Leisure Hours in Town

By: Boyd, Rev. A. K. H. [Author of "The Recreations of a Country Parson"]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Ticknor and Fields: 1863

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 041420

Condition: Very Good


Brown cloth, decorated in blind and spine panel lettered and top text block edged in gilt. Moderately rubbed covers, spine lettering mostly faded, some toning to text block edges. vi,7-437 pp., frontis. engraving. Slight dampstaining in top margin of a few early and late leaves, a minor cosmetic issue. Early printing: copyrighted 1862, this copy dated 1863 on lower main title. Decently preserved copy with minor faults. View more info

Leisure Hours in Town

By: Boyd, Rev. A. K. H. [Author of "The Recreations of a Country Parson"]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Ticknor and Fields: 1863

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 041421

Condition: Very Good


Brown cloth, decorated in blind and spine panel lettered and top text block edged in gilt. Moderately rubbed covers, spine lettering mostly faded, some toning to text block edges. vi,7-437 pp., frontis. engraving. Slight dampstaining in top margin of a few early and late leaves, a minor cosmetic issue. Early printing: copyrighted 1862, this copy dated 1863 on lower main title. Decently preserved copy with minor faults. View more info

The Norse-Folk; Or, A Visit to the Homes of Norway and Sweden

By: Brace, Charles Loring

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner: 1857

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011995

Condition: Good


Deaccessioned from non-circulating museum library, nominally marked/stamped, clear-coated spine panel (somewhat age-toned) with handwritten call number on lower portion. Brown cloth, stamped in blind, with gilt lettering on spine panel. Chipped with loss at both spine extremities, exposure at corners. Two vintage signatures of original owner H. H. Muhlenberg on front endpapers (Reading, PA physician and financier, descended from the prominent Lutheran family in Pennsylvania). 516,[i] pp., illus. w/ engravings. Lightly soiled endpapers and text block edges, text block itself a bit toned but cle... View more info

The Illlustrated History of the Third Reich

By: Bradley, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Exeter Books: 1984

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 040012

ISBN: 0671068156

Condition: Near Fine


Red cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. Slightly rubbed edges, former owner's gift/address inscription on upper front pastedown, otherwise nearly as issued. Color illus. dust jacket shows short closed tear at head of spine and sliver of loss along lower front joint, minor shelf wear, now in mylar. 256 pp., illus. w/ color, b&w photographs. View more info

Guide to the World's Greatest Treasures

By: Bradley, Michael, with Ted Streuli

Price: $4.50

Publisher: New York, Barnes and Noble: 2005

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: MYTH0196

ISBN: 0760772142

Condition: Fine


Illus. paper covered boards with Egyptian ankh design embossed on front cover. 208 pp., illus. w/ color plates. As issued; no remainder marks. View more info

Historic Costume in Pictures: Over 1450 Costumes on 125 Plates

By: Braun and Schneider

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Dover: 1975

Seller ID: 016035

ISBN: 048623150X

Condition: Near Fine


Republication of 125 plates from the 3rd (1907) edition of Costumes of All Nations. 256 pp., illus. Slight shelf wear, minimal layering of top front corner, portions of rear cover mildly toned. Square, uncreased binding. Former owner's embossed seal on title page. View more info

The Mountains Wait

By: Broch, Theodor

Price: $40.00

Publisher: St. Paul, MN, Webb Book Publishing Co.: 1942

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 038625

Condition: Near Fine


Light blue cloth, lettered in gold foil. Very slight shelf wear, light soiling to text block edges. Illus. dust jacket shows loss at corners and spine extremities with vintage brown paper "repairs" to verso, 1" triangular loss midway down rear joint, now in mylar. [vi],325 pp., illus. w/ decorative head- and tail-pieces by Kent, b&w plates at rear. Signed by author on front flyleaf, full signature, no inscription or date. Stated 1st. View more info

The Year of Battles: or the Franco-German War of 1870-'71

By: Brockett, L. P.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, H. S. Goodspeed and Co.: 1871

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 041397

Condition: Good


Brown cloth, title illus. in gilt on spine panel. 1st edition, matching dates. Considerably worn but still a decent enough reading copy, with minor repair to cloth at head of spine and some raggedness at heel, a few soil marks to covers, text block edges somewhat grubby. Former owner's signature in pencil on front flyleaf. Lacking frontis. illustration, main title creased toward binding edge. 404 pp., illus. Scattered interior soiling, generally light, occasional light foxing. View more info

The Young John Carter Brown in Europe: Travel Diaries, 1823-1824

By: Brown, John Carter; Donald G. Rohr (editor); J. Carter Brown (epilogue)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Providence, RI, John Carter Brown Library: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034263

ISBN: 0916617653

Condition: Fine


Black and dark rust cloth, lettered in gold foil, facsimile signature stamped in blind on lower front cover. As issued. lxi,304 pp., illus. w/ 4 b&w plates. Edition limited to 1,250 copies. View more info

Ingrid: 1910-2000

By: Buchwaldt, Randi, and Ted Rosvall

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Elanders, Falkoping, Sweden, Rosvall Royal Books: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 044394

ISBN: 9197567159

Condition: New


Glossy blue pictorial boards, oblong format. New, as issued. 104 pp. Text in Swedish with English translation. View more info

Written on the Body: The Tattoo in European and American History

By: Caplan, Jane (editor)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Reaktion Books: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000440

ISBN: 1861890621

Condition: Fine


Very slight wear to bottom textr block corner, virtually as issued, new/unread. Square, uncreased binding. xxiii,318 pp., illus. View more info

Written on the Body: The Tattoo in European and American History

By: Caplan, Jane (editor)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Reaktion Books: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007735

ISBN: 1861890621

Condition: Fine


Very slight wear to bottom textr block corner, virtually as issued, new/unread. Square, uncreased binding. xxiii,318 pp., illus. View more info

Collector's Luck in France

By: Carrick, Alice Van Leer

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Atlantic Monthly Press: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008185

Condition: Near Fine


Royal blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Slight shelf wear, slightly darkened spine panel, very nearly as issued. xviii,207 pp., illus. A lovely copy. View more info