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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

Das Farbige Finnlandbuch

By: Casdorff, H., and Erica Casdorff-Westendorff

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Hamburg, Germany, Verlag Broschek and Co.: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018426

Condition: VG+


Full natural linen, lettered in blue. Mildly spotted cloth, corners slightly curled. Foxed endpapers, interior otherwise clean. 160 pp., illus. w/ 48 color plates, map. Color pictorial dust jacket worn but present, showing loss along bottom front edge, spine extremities, several creases and minor loss on rear panel, now in mylar. Text in German. View more info

Love Locked Out: An Examination of the Irrepressible Sexuality of the Middle Ages

By: Cleugh, James

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028921

Condition: Near Fine


Black cloth, lettered in silver foil. Slightly rubbed spine extremities and corners, text block edges very slightly toned by age. Color illus. dust jacket shows light soiling to white portions, with mild loss at heel of spine and tape repair at head of spine, now in mylar. 320 pp. View more info

A Maryland Editor Abroad: What He Saw and What He Thought of It

By: Colton, George

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Annapolis, MD, Printed, Not Published [by the Maryland Republican]: 1881

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035740

Condition: Good


Royal blue cloth, decorated in black, lettered in gilt. Moderate shelf wear, rubbed along edges and joints with some exposure to corners, spine extremities a bit frayed and showing narrow bands of loss. Lacks front flyleaf. Text block edges toned by age. Firm binding, intact interior. viii,228 pp., copiously illus. w/ many reproduced engravings. View more info

Stonehenge of the Kings: A People Appear

By: Crampton, Patrick

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, John Day Co.: 1968

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 035951

Condition: Good


Blue cloth, lettered in gold foil. Very slight exterior wear. Former owner's surname in ink on front flyleaf, scattered interior notations and underlinings. Color illus. dust jacket shows mild rubbing along edges and joints, some spotting and toning to rear panel, now in mylar. [xvi],172 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. View more info

Danish Ballads and Folk Songs

By: Dal, Erik (editor); Henry Meyer (transl.)

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Copenhagen and New York, American-Scandinavian Foundation: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 025247

Condition: Fine


Green cloth-effect paper covered boards, letterd in gold foil. As issued. Light green paper dust jacket shows mere hints of shelf wear, essentially as issued, now in archival mylar. 303 pp. View more info

Danish Ballads and Folk Songs

By: Dal, Erik (editor); Henry Meyer (transl.)

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Copenhagen and New York, American-Scandinavian Foundation: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037934

Condition: Fine


Green cloth-effect paper covered boards, letterd in gold foil. As issued. Light green paper dust jacket shows mere hints of shelf wear, slightly tanned spine panel, virtually as issued. 303 pp. View more info

Stories from Dutch History

By: Dawson, Arthur H.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell Co.:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032440

Condition: VG+


Light brown cloth, lettered/illus. in brown and ivory, deckled text block edges. 277 pp., illus. w/ 16 b&w plates. Modest shelf wear, top text block edges a bit darkened by age, a nicely preserved copy. Former owner's book plate mounted on front pastedown; mild foxing to the first several leaves, including title, and light foxing adjacent to some of the plates, interior otherwise fully intact. No date of publication, no indication of edition or printing. View more info

The Three-Cornered Hat: The True History of an Affair Current in Certain Tales and Ballads, and Here Written Down as and How it Befel

By: De Alarcon, Don Pedro Antonio (Martin Armstrong, translator)

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006456

Condition: Near Fine


Black cloth, gilt lettering. xiv + 129 pp., illus. w/ drawings, 4 tipped-in color plates. Slightly rubbed edges, virtually as issued. Dust jacket shows unusual die-cut sawtooth/serrated edges, lacking a few tips but otherwise respectably intact, lightly soiled, with an area of loss along bottom rear edge, now in mylar. A comic tale of Andalusia. Odd, fairly scarce. View more info

Holland and Its People

By: de Amicis, Edmondo; Caroline Tilton (transl.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York and London, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1887

Seller ID: 035992

Condition: VG+


Brown 1/4 cloth, decorated paper covered boards, gilt on black title label mounted on upper spine. Mild shelf wear, a bit rubbed along edges with some exposure along lower fore-edges, title label chipped though title and author fully intact. Firm binding, intact hinges, text block a bit toned by age. [vii],408 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. View more info

The Heart of Europe From the Rhine to the Danube: A Series of Striking and Interesting Views

By: de Colange, Leo

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Estes and Lauriat: 1882

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 045634

ISBN: B00P110BWA

Condition: Very Good


Scarce brown pebbled cloth variant (also issued in green, with no apparent priority), lettered/illus. in gilt and black, text block edged in gilt. Several areas of minor loss to cloth in both joints (binding gutters), otherwise minor rubbing to spine extremities and corners, with mild exposure to bottom front corner. Firm binding. Clean interior beyond former owner's address inscription on upper front flyleaf. 143 pp., illus. w/ reproduced engravings, both full-page and in text. View more info

The University of Louvain 1425-1975

By: De Somer, Pieter (fwd.)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Leuven, Belgium, Leuven University Press: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023308

ISBN: 9061860350

Condition: Near Fine


Olive cloth, lettered and with front cover device in gold foil. Slightly tanned along edges, bottom corners slightly bumped, nearly as issued. Dust jacket shows several short closed edge tears (neatly mended on verso with tape), mild chipping at head of spine, now in archival mylar. 463 pp., illus. in b&w throughout. Signature on half-title may be that of author (unlisted) or of a former owner. All text in English. Lacking slipcase. View more info

Gods and Heroes of the European Bronze Age

By: Demakopoulou, Katie, Christiane Eluere, Jorgen Jensen, Albrecht Jockenhovel, Jean-Pierre Mohen

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Thames & Hudson: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002786

ISBN: 0500019150

Condition: As New


As issued. View more info

Lipizzaner: The Story of the Horses of Lipica Commemorating the 400th Anniversary of the Lipizzaner

By: Dolenc, Dr. Milan [Zarko Harvat and Susan Ann Pechy (translators)]

Price: $35.00

Publisher: St. Paul, MN, Control Data Arts: 1981

Edition: First U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 008957

ISBN: 089893172X

Condition: Fine


Black cloth, pictorial endpapers. xxvi,169 pp., illus. w/ more than 100 full page color plates, additional b&w photographs. As issued. Dust jacket shows price clipped front flap, with modest edge wear. View more info

Praha - Prag - Prague

By: Dolezal, Jiri, and Ivan Dolezal (photographs); Miroslav Florian and Jiri Burian (text)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Prague, Czechoslovakia, Olympia: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019645

Condition: Near Fine


Ivory cloth, lettered in bronze foil. Lightly soiled cloth, nearly as issued. Dust jacket as issued, now in archival mylar. 272 pp., illus. w/ 370 color photographs. A lovely pictorial tribute to perhaps the most beautiful of all European cities. Text in Czech, Russian, German and English. View more info

Prague: Art and History, Exclusive [English]

By: Dolezal, Jiri, Ivan Dolezal, and Jiri Pesek

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Pragensia: 0

Seller ID: 045866

ISBN: 8023837338

Condition: Very Good


Stiff color pictorial wraps. Minor rubbing to corners, diagonal crease to bottom front cover corner, slight surface loss along back cover fore-edge. Firm binding, clean interior. 160 pp., 224 color photographs. Text in English. View more info

Majdanek

By: Duszak, Stanislaw (editor); Ewa Jasinska

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Lublin, Poland, Krajowa Agencja Wydawnicza: 1985

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 036077

ISBN: 8303010697

Condition: VG+


Hardcover edition, light gray cloth, oblong format, lettered in black. Text block edges a bit dulled by age. Endpapers and front blanks mildly soiled/foxed, occasional light foxing evident on margins. 132 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. Dust jacket shows surface rubbing, some creasing along edges, lacking approx. 50% of front flap fold, now in mylar. Scarce. View more info

Tunisia

By: Duvignaud, Jean; Ronald Matthews (transl.); Abdelhamid Kahia (photographs)

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Tunis, Italy, Editions Kahia: 1964

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 018096

Condition: Near Fine


Red illus. stiff paper wraps. Oblong format. 110 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographic plates. 2nd edition: 1965. Slight edge wear, virtually as issued. Short gift inscription on front blank preceding main title. Clear acetate dust wrapper shows several tears and some chipping. View more info

The Passage: A Tragedy of the First World War

By: Ebelshauser, G. A.; Richard Baumgartner (editor)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Huntington, WV, Griffin Books: 1984

Seller ID: 018416

ISBN: 0960477020

Condition: Near Fine


Pictorial wraps. Slight shelf wear, virtually as issued. [vii],176 pp., illus. Date handwritten in ink inside front cover, with former owner's embossed name stamp on upper title page, otherwise unmarked. Quite scarce. View more info

Marken and its People

By: Edwards, George Wharton

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Moffat, Yard and Co.: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032441

Condition: VG+


Brown cloth, spine panel lettered and illus. in gilt, color pastedown illus. occupying most of front cover, deckled text block edges. Light shelf wear, slightly rubbed spine extremities. Firm binding, clean interior. Former owner's armorial book plate mounted inside front cover, signature/date along top edge of p. 1, otherwise unmarked. [ix],182 pp., color frontis. + color illus. title page, 20 b&w plates reproduced from author's pencil sketches. Nicely preserved copy, strong VG verging on Near Fine with only minor condition issues. View more info

The Illustrated Pirate Diaries: A Remarkable Eyewitness Account of Captain Morgan and the Buccaneers

By: Exquemelin, Alexander; Terry Breverton (consulting editor)

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New York, Collins-HarperCollins: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 036531

ISBN: 0061584487

Condition: Fine


Color illus. paper covered boards. As issued. Color illus. dust jacket slightly rubbed at head of spine and some surface laminate bubbling, presents as issued in new mylar. 192 pp., illus. in color. View more info

The Italian Lakes: Maggiore, Como, Orta, Varese, Lugano, Iseo, Garda [The Travel Lovers Library]

By: Faure, Gabriel

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Hale, Cushman & Flint:

Seller ID: 006911

Condition: VG+


Blue cloth, black lettering. Modestly rubbed at corners and spine extremities, back strip a bit sunned. 143 pp., fully illus. w/ sepia-toned photographs, both full page and set into text. View more info

Captain of Innocence: France and the Dreyfus Affair

By: Finkelstein, Norman H.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023447

ISBN: 039922243X

Condition: Fine


Red paper covered boards, lettered in black. As issued. Dust jacket w/ price clipped front flap, othewise as issued. 156 pp., illus. View more info

Paris 1900: The "American School' at the Universal Exposition

By: Fischer, Diane P. (editor); Linda J. Docherty, Robert W. Rydell, Gail Stavitsky, Gabriel P. Weisberg (essays)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New Brunswick, NJ, Rutgers University Press for Montclair Art Museum: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 039287

ISBN: 0813526418

Condition: Fine


Stiff color illus. wraps. Slight binding lean original to issue, otherwise essentially "as new." xxii,232 pp., illus. in color, b&w. View more info

Tezaure Transilvane la Kunsthistoriches Museum din Viena

By: Florescu, Radu, and Ion Miclea

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Bucharest, Romania, Editura Meridiane: 1979

Seller ID: 041934

ISBN: B0000E9MWI

Condition: Near Fine


Art of Transylvania. Gold glazed cloth, lettered in black. Minor top corner creasing to the final several leaves, slight shelf wear. Red pictorial dust jacket shows sunned spine panel, small bit of surface loss at heel of spine, a bit of shelf wear, now in mylar. Gift inscription on blank verso of front flyleaf, otherwise unmarked. 104 pp., illus. w/ maps, b&w drawings, color plates. Text in Romanian, with some text at rear in English. View more info