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The Masque of Capri

By: Cerio, Edwin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson and Sons: 1957

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 042021

Condition: Near Fine


Green cloth, lettered in gilt. Mld foxing along text block edges and slightly to endpapers and pages adjacent to a few of the internal plates, otherwise essentially as issued. Color illus. dust jacket shows light edge wear with some rubbing to spine extremities, now in mylar. x,132 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs, drawings. 1st ptg.: 1957. View more info

Post-Byzantium: The Greek Renaissance -- 15th-18th Century Treasures from the Byzantine & Christian Museum, Athens

By: Chalkia, Eugenia, Diana Zafiropoulou, and George Kakavas (editors)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Athens, Greece, Hellenic Ministry of Culture, Byzantine and Christian Museum: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 040212

ISBN: 9602140534

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff color pictorial wraps, French flaps. Slight shelf wear, with one light stress crease along a firm, square binding, otherwise essentially as issued. xv,220 pp., illus. w/ 54 color plates and accompanying description, additional illus. View more info

Romance of the Bourbon Chateaux

By: Champney, Elizabeth W.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York and London, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010940

Condition: VG+


Gray cloth, illus. in dark gray and black, lettered and bordered in gilt, with gilt top edge, deckled edges. xviii,460 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates, color frontis., with tissue guards. 1st ed.: Oct. 1903. Light shelf wear, slightly toned spine panel, lightly soiled cloth. Firm binding, clean interior. Nicely preserved. View more info

Villa Lubin

By: Cipriani, Angela, Memmo Caporilli, and Valentino Valentino [Bruno Storti (fwd.)]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Rome, Italy, Editalia: 1987

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 012887

ISBN: 8870601471

Condition: Fine


Dark blue leatherette, lettered in white. 198 pp., illus. with color plates, many b&w illus. As issued. Light shelf wear to dust jacket, approx. 1/4" closed tear and light crease at head of spine. Text in Italian and English. View more info

Harry's Bar: The Life & Times of the Legendary Venice Landmark

By: Cipriani, Arrigo

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Arcade Publishing: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 047263

ISBN: 1559702591

Condition: Fine


Blue and turquoise paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Dust jacket shows mere hints of shelf wear, nearly as issued. [ix],188 pp., b&w plates. 4th ptg. View more info

The Basques: The Franco Years And Beyond (The Basque Series)

By: Clark, Robert P.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Reno, NV, University of Nevada Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033163

ISBN: 0874170575

Condition: Near Fine


Black cloth, lettered and with front cover device in red foil. Slightly rubbed spine extremities, otherwise nearly as issued. Dust jacket shows mild rubbing along edges and flap folds, joints, now in mylar. xvii,434 pp., maps. View more info

Paris [The Travel Lovers Library]

By: Clarke, Moma

Price: $5.00

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

Seller ID: 010840

Condition: Very Good


Light blue cloth, lettered in black. Vintage reprint edition, undated. Tanned toward edges and along spine panel. Modestly rubbed at corners and extremities, with sliver of loss at head of spine. 218 pp., w/ many sepia-toned illus. set into text. Most of the front panel of the dust jacket has been laid in, the only portion remaining. Firm binding, clean interior. View more info

The French Revolution: Voices from a Momentous Epoch 1789-1795

By: Cobb, Richard, and Colin Jones (editors)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Simon and Schuster: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010143

ISBN: 0671699253

Condition: Fine


Rust-orange paper over boards, as issued. Dust jacket shows light shelf wear, slightly bumped at top corners. 256 pp., illus. in color, b&w. View more info

The Grand Louvre: The Museum, and Its Collections

By: Coignard, Jerome, Joel Girard, Christophe Lagrange, Laurence Madeline, Corinne Jouys-Barbelin, Alain Charron, Julio Velasco, Laure Murat, Jean-Christophe Baudequin [Nigel Hollidge (transl.)]

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Paris, France, Beaux Arts/The Louvre:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012067

Condition: Near Fine


82 pp., fully illus. w/ color plates. Light shelf/handling wear. View more info

Or I'll Dress You in Mourning: The Story of El Cordobes and the New Spain He Stands For [INSCRIBED]

By: Collins, Larry, and Dominique Lapierre

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: 1968

Edition: Book Club Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 036478

Condition: Near Fine


Black cloth, lettered in orange and gold foil. A few light surface marks to cloth, lightly bumped bottom front corner. Dust jacket shows light shelf wear, presents well in mylar. BOMC edition with rear corner slug and unpriced DJ. 351 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. Inscribed by co-author Collins on main title: "To Myra Goldfarb / This portrait of Manuel / Benitez 'El Cordobes' and the / restless nation which chose / him as its idol. / Best Regards / Larry Collins." Scarce signed copy. View more info

Footprints of Famous Americans in Paris

By: Conway, John Joseph; Mrs. John Lane (intro.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London and New York, John Lane The Bodley Head/John Lane Co.: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035502

Condition: Good-VG


Red cloth, front cover bordered in blind, lettered in gilt, deckled edges. xxxi,315 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. Former owner's signature/date (Dec. 1914) in pencil on front flyleaf. Modest shelf wear. Approx. 2" x 3" at bottom front cover corners shows dampstaining with resultant dye lightening, slight dampstaining along lower rear fore-edge, not extending to interior beyond very slight dye stain on front flyleaf edge, otherwise solid VG+ with firm binding, clean interior. View more info

The Mediterranean and Its Borderlands [Complete in 2 Volumes; I: Western Countries; II: Eastern Countries]

By: Cook, Joel

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, John C. Winston Co.: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011889

Condition: Very Good


Deaccessioned from non-circulating museum library, nominally marked/stamped, little actual wear, with hand-written call number on lower portion. Red cloth, elaborately decorated in gilt, top edges in gilt, red silk marks bound in. Modestly rubbed at corners and spine extremities. Complete in two volumes. vii,609 + [v],648 pp., illus. w/ sepia-toned plates, each with separate guard, scattered through both volumes. Vol. I inner hinge very slightly starting, Vol. II showing slight fore-edge bruising to several early leaves, interiors otherwise intact and clean. This set does not retain the origin... View more info

Old Touraine: The Life and History of the Famous Chateaux of France [Vol. I + II, Complete, in Original Gilt-Stamped Dust Jackets]

By: Cook, Theodore Andrea

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, James Pott and Co.: 1906

Edition: First U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 040763

Condition: Near Fine


Complete in two (2) volumes, uniformly bound in dark blue cloth variant, front cover armorial shield and border in gilt, spine panel lettered/decorated in gilt, top text block edges in gilt. Original paper-backed cloth dust jackets show identical spine panel lettering/decoration. American edition, printed from British plates. Both volumes very slightly rubbed at corners and spine extremities, slight toning along hinges and to text block edges, otherwise virtually as issued, in dust jackets essentially as issued, having been protected in clear acetate sleeves. [v],326 + [iii],314 pp., illus... View more info

C'est arrive en plein Paris [Le Journal d'une Antiquaire v2]

By: d'Ars, Yvonne de Bremond

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Paris, France, Hachette: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 046223

ISBN: B0061E7EHQ

Condition: Near Fine


Tan cloth, lettered in red. Both covers show modest foxing, with some foxing also along top text block edge and just a bit along fore-edge, otherwise nearly as issued. Color illus. dust jacket shows a slight bit of shelf wear, essentially as issued. 222 pp. Text in French. Later ptg., same format as 1st edition. View more info

Metro Stop Paris: An Underground History of the City of Light

By: Dallas, Gregor

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Walker & Company: 2008

Edition: First U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 039586

ISBN: 0802716954

Condition: Fine


Black paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Pictorial dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. x,262 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. View more info

Paris

By: Dark, Sidney

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan and Co.: 1936

Seller ID: 010843

Condition: VG+


xi,139 pp., illus. w/ 56 plates. Light blue cloth, lettered in gilt. A bit toned toward edges and along spine panel, but otherwise nicely intact, with firm binding, clean interior. Unclear edition, with 1936 date on lower title, no date or statement on copyright page, published in the same year that Macmillan changed its method of designating firsts. 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

Belles Lettres: Manuscripts by the Masters of French Literature

By: de Ayala, Roselyne; Gueno, Jean-Pierre; John Goodman (transl.)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams: 2001

Edition: First U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 022226

ISBN: 0810906171

Condition: Fine


Black cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Dust jacket as issued, now in archival mylar. 239 pp., illus. w/ color plates, b&w photographs. View more info

Invitation to Milan

By: De Biasi, Mario (photographs); Barzini, Luigi (text); Guido Gerosa (commentary); Peter Lauritzen (transl.)

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Italy, Magnus Edizioni: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031354

ISBN: 887057038X

Condition: Fine


Red cloth, publisher's device stamped in white on lower front cover, oblong format. As issued. Color pictorial dust jacket essentially as issued. Illus. w/ 230 color plates. Housed in original publisher's slipcase, color pictorial paper covered boards, Near Fine to Fine with very slight shelf wear. View more info

Recollections of the Revolution and the Empire, from the French of the "Journal d'une femme de cinquante ans"

By: de la Tour du Pin, La Marquise; Walter Geer (editor, transl.)

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Brentano's: 1920

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 044938

ISBN: B002N8Q60U

Condition: Very Good


Burgundy cloth, lettered/decorated in gilt. xxii,422 pp., w/ 15 photogravure illus. Spine panel cloth is somewhat sunned, with minor sunning to upper front cover and a few light surface marks to back cover. Firm binding, clean interior. Former owner's book plate mounted on lower front endpaper. View more info

Living in Portugal

By: de Stoop, Anne; Francis Cowper (transl.); Mario Soares (pref.); Jerome Darblay (photographs)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Paris, France, Flammarion: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 049058

ISBN: 2080135678

Condition: Near Fine


Blue cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. Minor binding lean, slightly tanning along edges. Gift presentation book plate mounted on front flyleaf. Color pictorial dust jacket may be a bit sunned on front panel, otherwise only slight wear, now in mylar. 255 pp., color plates. View more info

The Heritage of Italian Cooking

By: De' Medici, Lorenza

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1990

Edition: First U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 019146

ISBN: 0394588762

Condition: Near Fine


Color laminated illus. boards. Slight binding lean, otherwise basically as issued. Modest shelf wear to dust jacket, some surface rubbing, now in archival mylar. 256 pp., illus. w/ color plates. A lovely volume with fascinating historical pictorial content and excellent recipes. View more info

Highways and Byways in Normandy

By: Dearmer, Percy

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co.: 1910

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 010849

Condition: Near Fine


Olive cloth, lettered in gilt, top edge in gilt. Modest shelf wear, lightly soiled, a bit rubbed at extremities. Cloth is a bit flecked in a few spots on front panel. Former owner bookplate on front pastedown. xvi,368 pp., illus., fold-out map and publisher's catalog at rear. Dozens of Pennell's engravings and sketches are featured throughout. Clean interior, firm binding. 3rd ptg.: 1910, first issued 1900. View more info

Views of Florence and Tuscany by Guiseppe Zocchi (1711-1767): Seventy-Seven Drawings from the Collection of the Pierpont Morgan Library, New York

By: Dee, Elaine Evans; Annemarie H. Pope (ackn.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: International Exhibitions Foundation/J. Pierpont Morgan Library: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 042301

ISBN: B00CKALCLO

Condition: Very Good


Stiff pictorial wraps, oblong format. Covers mildly toned with a bit of foxing. [33] pp. + 77 reproduced engravings at rear. View more info

Lacs Italiens [Le Chemin des Iles]

By: Dessart, Charles; Orio Vergani (intro.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Bruxelles/Brussels, Belgium, Editions Charles Dessart: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035497

Condition: Near Fine


Gray cloth, lettered in white. Cloth mildly spotted, otherwise nearly as issued. 96 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs, endpaper maps. Text in French; a separate booklet laid in at rear provides captions for all photos in English and German. Dust jacket shows light shelf/edge wear. View more info