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The Goldsmith of Florence: A Book of Great Craftsmen

By: Gibson, Katharine; Kalman Kubinyi (decorations)

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Junior Literary Guild: 1929

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 044057

ISBN: B001TTFPMY

Condition: Very Good


Gold-tan cloth, elaborately illus. in dark red, lettered in black, decorated endpapers. Mildly rubbed corners and spine extremities, a bit of glue residue to lower spine and joints. Front cover illus. shows some fading but still presents well. xv,209 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. Clean interior, firm binding. Institutional book plate mounted inside front cover, circulation tags removed from rear endpapers with some residue and discard stamp. Despite a few cosmetic issues, better than typically found. View more info

Napoleon Bonaparte, England's Prisoner: The Emperor in Exile, 1816-21

By: Giles, Frank

Price: $7.50

Publisher: London, Constable-Constable & Robinson: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 036486

ISBN: 1841193909

Condition: Near Fine


Burgundy cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. Slight shelf wear, mild binding lean. Color illus. dust jacket shows modest shelf wear. xviii,206 pp., b&w illus. View more info

The Somme: Then and Now [Revised Edition]

By: Giles, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, After the Battle-Plaistow Press Ltd.: 1986

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 037492

ISBN: 090091341X

Condition: Fine


Black cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil, oblong format. Bottom corner slightly bumped, essentially as issued. Dust jacket shows price-clipped front flap, otherwise also essentially as issued. xiv,154 pp., illus. w/ photographs. Revised Edition. View more info

The Napoleonic Wars: An Illustrated History 1792-1815

By: Glover, Michael

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Hippocrene Books: 1979

Edition: First U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 008939

ISBN: 088254473X

Condition: Near Fine


232 pp., illus. w/ 13 color plates, 100+ b&w illus., maps. Former owner signature on front pastedown, else as issued. Dust jacket shows slight wear to edges. View more info

The Colour of Paris: Historic, Personal, and Local

By: Goncourt, Messieurs les membres de l'académie; M. Lucien Descaves (editor); M. L. Benedite (intro.); Yoshio Markino (essay)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035527

Condition: Very Good


Red buckram, lettered in gilt. Mild shelf wear, spine panel somewhat sunned, cloth a bit soiled. Firm binding, clean interior beyond former owner's signature in pencil on front flyleaf, holiday greeting card mounted on front pastedown. Some foxing to endpapers, scattered interior foxing, generally light. xxxvi,264 pp., illus. w/ color plates. Decently preserved copy. View more info

Two Travelers in Europe: A Unique Story Told By One of Them; What They Saw and How They Lived While Traveling Among the Half-Civilized People of Morocco, the Peasants of Italy and France, as well as the Educated Classes of Spain, Greece, Other Countries

By: Hall, Mrs. Herman J.

Price: $37.50

Publisher: None: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005700

Condition: Near Fine


Olive cloth, blind-decorated, gilt lettering, marbled endpapers. Lightly rubbed at corners/extremities. 528 pp., illus. w/ reproduced engravings, b&w photographs, color frontis. Copyrighted 1898, with notice at rear of upcoming 1900 International Exposition in Paris; known printings in Chicago, Philadelphia, and Springfield, MA in 1898-99, though this copy shows no publisher's or printer's imprint. View more info

North-Eastern France

By: Hare, Augustus J. C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, George Allen: 1890

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 040638

Condition: VG-


Brown cloth, horizontal orange stripes, lettered and with front cover crest in gilt. Minor binding lean, cloth frayed at head of spine, mild surface rubbing to both covers. Lightly foxed text block edges, interior clean. Firm binding. xiii,518,[4] pp., hinged map, illus. within text. View more info

The Tallest Tower: Eiffel and the Belle Epoque

By: Harris, Joseph

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Regnery Gateway: 1989

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: MISC0031

ISBN: 0895267640

Condition: Near Fine


xi,257 pp., illus. Very slight shelf wear, virtually as issued. View more info

Marco Polo: Venetian Adventurer

By: Hart, Henry H.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Norman, OK, University of Oklahoma Press: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035509

Condition: Near Fine


Burgundy cloth, spine panel lettered in gold foil on black. Light shelf wear, several corners slightly bumped. xxviii,306 pp., illus. Front flyleaf mildly soiled, interior otherwise clean. View more info

French Revolutionary Pamphlets: A Check List of the Talleyrand & Other Collections

By: Hayden, Horace E. (compiler); Charles F. McCombs (director)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, New York Public Library: 1945

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 040089

Condition: Very Good


Olive green cloth, lettered in gilt, original wraps bound in. Ex-library copy, minimally marked/stamped but with perforation stamps to frontis., title and final leaf of text, did not circulate, thus only minimal wear. [v],152 pp. Very durable reference copy. View more info

Napoleon's Military Machine

By: Haythornthwaite, Philip J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York and Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England, Hippocrene Books/Spellmount Ltd.: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 041249

ISBN: 0870525492

Condition: Fine


Royal blue cloth, lettered in gold foil. Very slight handling use evident along text block fore-edge, otherwise essentially as issued. Color illus. dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. 200 pp., illus. View more info

The Most Beautiful Country Towns of Provence [The Most Beautiful Villages]

By: Helena Attlee; Alex Ramsay

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Thames & Hudson: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 041951

ISBN: 0500510873

Condition: Near Fine


Gray cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. Lightly rubbed spine extremities, with 1/2" tear at heel of rear joint mended. 208 pp., fully illus. w/ color photographs. Color pictorial dust jacket shows light surface wear to rear panel, 1" closed tear at heel of rear joint, now in mylar. View more info

A Moveable Feast: Sketches of the Author's Life in Paris in the Twenties

By: Hemingway, Ernest

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 048109

ISBN: B000ICWXZA

Condition: Near Fine


1964 publisher's first edition. Rust 1/4 cloth, greenish-gray paper covered boards, spine panel lettered and with author's facsimile signature stamped on front cover in gold foil. Gift inscription inked on blank verso of leaf preceding half-title, otherwise as issued. [xi],211 pp. First edition, with "A-3.64[H]" on copyright page. Color illus. dust jacket is price-clipped, with minor rubbing to corners and heel of spine, 1/8" closed tear and minor creasing to head of spine, 1/2" closed tear along top rear edge, 1/4" rub/tear to upper spine panel, presents well in mylar... View more info

Trois Poemes en Moyen-Breton [Mediaeval and Modern Breton Series, Volume I (1)]

By: Hemon, Roparz

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Dublin, Ireland, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies: 1981

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 034843

ISBN: 1855000636

Condition: Fine


Green buckram, lettered in gold foil. As issued. xxiv,171 pp. View more info

Bonaparte in Egypt

By: Herold, J. Christopher

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Harper and Row: 1962

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 043250

ISBN: B003VZYVUQ

Condition: Fine


Rust-brown cloth, spine panel lettered in gilt. As issued. Illus. dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. xii,425 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. A beautifully preserved copy, apparently unread. View more info

Palio and Ponte: An Account of the Sports of Central Italy from the Age of Dante to the XXth Century

By: Heywood, William

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co.: 1904

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035513

Condition: VG-


Blue cloth, bordered and lettered in gilt. Modest shelf wear, cloth lighty soiled and with mild spotting to portions of spine panel, spine extremities a bit rubbed, 3/4" separation of cloth at bottom front joint with some puckering/dampstaining to lower spine panel wrapping over to bottom rear binding corner. xii,268 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. Dampstaining extends only to flyleaf hinges and into binding gutters of a few latter leaves, a minor cosmetic issue. Scattered light internal foxing. View more info

Paris

By: Hidalgo, Francisco (photographs); Genevieve Pons (text)

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Paris, France, AGEP: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021354

Condition: Near Fine


Black cloth, lettered in white. Very slight shelf wear, virtually as issued. 85 full page color plates, several folding plates, with rear b&w thumbnail index. Text in French. View more info

Everybody Who Was Anybody: A Biography of Gertrude Stein

By: Hobhouse, Janet

Price: $9.95

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

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 028823

Condition: Near Fine


Brown leatherette" paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. Slightly rubbed extremities, minor ink mark on bottom text block edge. Illus. dust jacket shows light shelf wear, now in mylar, marked "Book Club Edition" at bottom front flap corner. xii,244 pp., illus. in color, b&w. A nicely preserved copy with only slight defects. View more info

Wien Heute - Vienna Today - Vienna Oggi

By: Hofmann, Thomas

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Munich and New York, Prestel Publishing: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 025278

ISBN: 3791330594

Condition: Fine


Color pictorial cardstock wraps, French flaps. Text in German, English and Italian. 96 pp., fully illus. in color. As issued. View more info

Life and Letters in France: The 17th Century - The 18th Century - The 19th Century [3 Volumes, Complete]

By: Howarth, W. D., R. Fargher, and A. W. Raitt

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027039

ISBN: 0684126141

Condition: Fine


Complete in three (3) volumes, originally issued separately, uniformly bound in dark blue cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in silver foil. All volumes as issued. Color illus. dust jackets also as issued. xxvi,237 + xxvi,235 + xxx,177 pp. All three volumes 1st editions (A), Aug. 1971. View more info

Sun and Shadow in Spain

By: Howe, Maud

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Co.: 1908

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 040644

Condition: Near Fine


Dark red cloth, bordered, lettered and illustrated in gilt, deckled text block edges with top edge in gilt. A lovely copy showing only slight rubbing to corners and spine extremities, a few slight surface marks to back cover cloth. Firm binding, clean interior. xiii,411 pp., color frontis., b&w plates. 1st ed.: Nov. 1908. Gift-quality. View more info

Back to Montparnasse: Glimpses of Broadway in Bohemia

By: Huddleston, Sisley

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia and London, J. B. Lippincott Co.: 1931

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 045093

ISBN: B00085P5FM

Condition: Very Good


Purple cloth, lettered in black. Partial moisture ring and some moisture spotting to front cover, tanned spine panel, a few surface marks to back cover. Lightly rubbed corners and extremities. Firm binding. 313 pp., illus. endpapers, 35 internal illus. View more info

The French Intifada: The Long War Between France and Its Arabs

By: Hussey, Andrew

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Faber and Faber-Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2014

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 043876

ISBN: 0865479216

Condition: Near Fine


Red paper covered boards, lettered in white. Light surface crease to back cover, otherwise as issued. Color pictorial dust jacket as issued. x,[v],441 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates, maps. First edition, complete number line. View more info

The Cities of Umbria

By: Hutton, Edward

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton and Co.: 1907

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 040749

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth, spine panel lettered/decorated in gilt, deckled text block edges. Modest wear to covers, spine panel somewhat darkened by age, minor exposure to bottom corners. xvi,338 pp., front endpaper maps, color frontis. + [30] color plates. Light, scattered foxing to interior, mostly adjacent to plates. Early printing, though probably not a 1st printing, with author's dedication dated 1904, this copy issued 1907. View more info

The Charm of Venice

By: Hyatt, Alfred H. (editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1924

Seller ID: 035506

Condition: VG+


Orange cloth, lettered/decorated in dark purple. Mild shelf/handling wear, spine panel somewhat sunned. Short gift inscription on front flyleaf, dated 1930. xii,388 pp., illus. w/ 12 color plates by Sund. View more info