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At the Paris Peace Conference,

By: Shotwell, James T.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Co: 1937

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 35956

Condition: Good


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 444 pages; Inscribed and signed by Shotwell on the front flyleaf. Inscription is to Frank D Fackenthal, who served as provost and Acting President of Columbia University, where Shotwell served as a professor for some 50 years. Soundly bound in original blue cloth with titles in gilt to spine. Ex-library copy, from the collections of the then Fackenthal Library at Franklin & Marshall College. Expected library ownership indications and attachements. Light shelf rubbing to cloth at extremities. One of the 2 folding tables at rear is lightly furred at the front f... View more info

Canals of France

By: Simon, Michel-Paul

Price: $29.50

Publisher: France, Editions Du Chene: 1997

Seller ID: 19107

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Color Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 179 pages; Bright, tight and fresh in immaculate dust jacket. Profusely Illustrated with color photographs. F/F. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Rolnik a Jeho Praca : Tradicie Polnohospodarskej Vyroby Slovenskeho Ludu

By: Slavkovsky, Peter

Price: $29.50

Publisher: Bratislava, VEDA: 1988

Seller ID: 39440

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Photographs and figures, some in color; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 132 pages; Soundly bound and clean. In original glossy color illustrated dust jacket. Numerous phots some in color along with reproductions of period views and figures. VG/VG View more info

Caffe Florian

By: Smith, Mark (Photography) & Daniela Vedaldi; Roberto Nardi; Stefano Stipitivich;

Price: $49.50

Publisher: Venezia, Caffe Florian: 1995

Edition: First Edition; Limited edtion

Seller ID: 31933

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Color Photographs; Square 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 94 pages; Larger square format 8vo. HC/DJ. #338/500 limited 1st edition. Snugly bound and neat in original color photo illustrated dust jacket. Just trace shelf rubbing to jacket along the top edge of the front panel. Texts in Italian and in English, French, German, and Japanese translation. Illustrated with color photographs. Several related postcards laid in at rear. NF/VG++ View more info

Therapeutic Bath; St. Margaret's Island.

By: St. Margaret's Island, Hungary.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Budapest, Np: 1915

Seller ID: 31820

Condition: Good+


Toned b&w photographs; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 91 pages; No date given [circa 1908 - 1915] by contents of text. HC in original blue/black herringbone patterned cloth with gilt title desing to cover sulled; spine unlettered as issued. Soundly bound but missing the front flyleaf. Prior ownership of the Library of Congres, Hungarian Reference Library, with bookplate to front pastedown and several oval ink ownership stamps of the NYC based Hungarian Reference Library to blank areas of pages in the text. Sequence of ownership unclear. Light general toning to page stock. Small fabric catalog l... View more info

Journey to the Frontier; Two Roads to the Spanish Civil War

By: Stansky, Peter & William Miller Abrahams

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Stanford, CA, Stanford University Press: 1994

Seller ID: 20830

ISBN: 0804723419

Condition: Very Good


B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 430 pages; Paperback in glossy title lettered covers. Square, sound and clean; no marks. Mildly reader creased spine. Illustrated with B&W photographs. VG to VG+ View more info

The Chefs-d'Oeuvre d'Art of the Paris Universal Exhibition 1878

By: Strahan, Edward

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Gebbie & Barrie: 1880

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19764

Condition: Very Good


Folio 13" - 23" tall; 136 pages; Folio, oversize volume in 1/2 leather with cloth boards. Highly decorative gilt title design to leather at spine; all edges gilt. Snugly bound copy with bright clean contents free of toning or foxing. The spine and joints are structurally sound. The principla wear to the book is at the surfaces of the corners. Leather surface scraped and cloth with a short tear at the bottom front corner of the upper board. Other corners rubbed with light abrasion to leather. Cloth along bottom edge a bit heavily shelf rubbed with some rub through and fray. A five digi... View more info

Die Badenischen Sprachenverordnungen Von 1897 , (bd 2.) Ihre Genesis Und Ihre Auswirkungen Vornehmlich Auf Die Innerosterreichischen Alpenlander

By: Sutter, Berthold

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Bohlaus Nachf.: 1965

Seller ID: 31976

Condition: Good+


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 524 pages; Large trade sized paperback in title lettered covers. Light shelf and handling evidence to covers; moderate reader creasing to spine and mild fray to cover stock at base of spine. Some mild scattered marginalia in the text. G++ View more info

The Enlightenment and the Age of Revolution, 1700-1850

By: Sweetman, John

Price: $47.95

Publisher: London And New York, Longman Pub Group: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20618

ISBN: 0582084903

Condition: Near Fine


B&W and color Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 320 pages; Larger paperback in glossy pictorial covers. Bright, tight and fresh. No marks. Just trace shelf evidence to covers at tips. Illustrated with reproductions of period engravings and views. NF View more info

The Die is Cast an Exhibition of the Rise of the Dutch Republic Honoring the Four Hundredth Anniversary of the Union of Utrecht

By: Tanis, James (Intro)

Price: $13.95

Publisher: Bryn Mawr, PA, Bryn Mawr College: 1979

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13790

Condition: Near Fine


Color and B&W Plates; Oblong 4to 11" - 13" tall; 48 pages; 1979 Bryn Mawr College. Oversize paperback. Exhibition catalog. Bright, clean and neat; appears just about as new. NF View more info

Northern Travel; Summer and Winter Pictures of Sweden, Denmark, and Lapland

By: Taylor, Bayard

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1858

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23937

Condition: Good


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 436 pages; 1st edition HC in original brown cloth with title lettering in gilt to spine. Soundly bound copy has shallow chipping and fray to cloth at spine ends, rub through of cloth at corners and light silverfish pitting to the top edge of the page block. Two signatures starting slightly at front edge; expected general toning and occasional spotting to the pages. G+ View more info

Scenes in Europe For the Amusement and Instruction of Little Tarry-At-Home Travellers

By: Taylor, Isaac

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Uriah Hunt: 1825

Edition: 3rd American Edition

Seller ID: 32179

Condition: Good


Woodcuts; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 96 pages; 3rd American edition. In original 1/2 calf over marbled paper boards. Soundly bound though with some shallow chipping from leather at spine ends and with rubbing and stress to spine surface. Gilt lettering at spine dulled and only dimly legible. Illustrated with 13 double page plates, each displaying six small, numbered woodcut scenes that depict details from corresponding numbered anecdotes. Missing the final (14th) plate. One of the plate pages starting from the text block and furred at edges. Some spotting and toning to the text. One plate w... View more info

Race and Reich The Story of an Epoch

By: Tenenbaum, Joseph

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Twayne Publishers: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19767

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 554 pages; Square sound and clean in original graphic title lettered dust jacket. Dust jacket lightly rubbed and nicked at edges, with a small sticker scar to the lower edge of the rear panel. A short closed tear at the crown of the jacket's spine panel. Light foxing to the endpages at front and rear but text clean. VG/VG View more info

In the Eye of the Storm; Kurt Riezler and the Crises of Modern Germany

By: Thompson, Wayne C.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Iowa City, University of Iowa Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 23400

ISBN: 0877450943

Condition: Good+ with No dust jacket as issued


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 312 pages; HC 1st edition. In publisher's red cloth with title lettering brightly in gilt to spine. Inscribed by Thompson on the title page to Jere Real and dated 1987. Jere Real was a professor at Lynchburg College; he coordinated visits and played host to the authors who appeared at the college as part of the Thornton Writer-in-Residence and Guest Reader program. Though snug and unmarked the book has been the subject of a spill with a wave along the lower edge of the text black and a smaller wave to the first 80 or so page along a small area of the fore edge. Conte... View more info

Castle Of Eufemio; a small Sicilian town and its extraordinary festival

By: Tobia, Blaise

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Achilles Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28471

ISBN: 097960690x

Condition: Very Good+ with No dust jacket as issued


Color Photography; Oblong 4to 11" - 13" tall; 96 pages; Oblong HC in glossy pictorial boards. 1st edition. Tightly bound and neat. Just a touch of shelf/handling evidence to cover surfaces and corners. Contents bright and unmarked. Profusely illustrated with color photography. Attractive unmarked copy. VG++ ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

A Legal Geography of Yugoslavia's Disintegration

By: Trbovich, Ana S.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30951

ISBN: 0195333438

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


B&W Maps; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 536 pages; Tight bright and neat in clean crisp edged dust jacket. Just trace shelf/handling wear to jacket edges. Neat unmarked copy just about as new. NF/NF View more info

The Latest From Zermatt; 1960 to Present

By: Truffer, Beat P.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Aroleit-Zerlag: 1987

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 29303

Condition: Very Good+


B&W and Color Photography; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 66 pages; Small paperback in glossy pictorial covers. Tight bright and neat. Mild shelf/handling wear to covers at edges. Illstrated with b&w and color photographs. Neat unmarked copy. VG+ View more info

The Art of Warfare In Western Europe During the Middle Ages; From the Eighth Century to 1340

By: Verbruggen, J. F

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Amsterdam & New York, North-Hoilland Publishing Company: 1977

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 29388

ISBN: 0720490065

Condition: Very Good


B&W Maps and Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 319 pages; HC in original glossy grass green cloth with title lettering in white. Soundly bound and clean. Just light shelf/handling wear to cloth at edges. Two short pen strokes to cloth front boardand a few tiny dings to surface of rear board. Binding just a little shaken in the spine. Illustrated with 5 b&w plates and a few maps. Solid unmarked copy. VG View more info

Napoleon Le Petit

By: Victor Hugo

Price: $220.00

Publisher: Londres, Jeffs: 1852

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13060

Condition: Very Good


32mo 4" - 5" tall; 448 pages; Londres, Jeffs; 1852. 32mo; 10 cm tall. 448 pp. Paged in 8's with 28 signatures. An unusual example; I have not found any other copies noted with this makeup of pagination and signature delineation. Period 3/4 vellum with marbled paper covered boards. Oval inkstamp of a Firenze bookseller placed on the free front endpage and the half-title page. No mention of edition, nor of any other publisher or printer than Jeffs. Title is hand painted in black to otherwise unlettered vellum spine. This presumably was an early copy smuggled back to France. Binding soun... View more info

The Liberation of Italy

By: Villari, Luigi

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Appleton, WI, C. C. Nelson: 1959

Seller ID: 00-1KXF-0FJN

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 265 pages; 1959 C C Nelson HC/DJ Square sound copy in bright clean dust jacket. Scholarly researcher has sprinled some underlining and minimal marginalia in text. Toning to the endpages in the gutters. VG-/VG View more info