Category: Europe


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The Stranger's Guide through the City of York and its Cathedral

By: N/A

Price: $70.00

Publisher: York, Bellerby & Sampson's: 1846

Edition: Eighth Edition

Seller ID: 14067

Condition: Very Good+

Map, folding; engravings; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 179 pages; Snug attractive copy in original ribbed green cloth with architectonic Cathedral design stamped in blind to both boards. Title lettering brightly in gilt to cover; spine unlettered, as issued. Folding plan at front is very neat with only a short closed tear at the margin edge. Illustrated throughout with woodcuts in text, some number of steel plate engravings. Cloth a trifle faded at spine; superficial rub and bumping to corners. Handsome copy; VG++ View more info

Parisian Photogravures, Reproduced from the Great Modern Paintings of the Paris Salon with Biographical and Descriptive Texts

By: N/A

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Boston, Estes and Lauriat: 1892

Seller ID: 20073

Condition: Very Good

B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Oversize Folio HC in olive green cloth with titles and ornate pictorial design stamped to front cover in black and gilt. All edges gilt; spine unlettered, as issued. A snug bright copy. Reproductions of salon works printed in photogravure on heavy stock sheets, attached to binding stubs. Le Roux, Muller, Bonnat and others represented. A scallop shaped damp line along the top front corner of the pages and plate sheets is in the upper margin and does not intrude into text or image. A thin red offset line from damped adjacent book is visible on the ... View more info

The History of Napoleon Bonaparte, in Four Volumes

By: Abbott, John S. C.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1883

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: 38468

Condition: Very Good-

New Edition; Maps, woodcuts, frontis portraits; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 1276 pages; 1883 copyright; circa 1920. HC 4 volume set, complete. Soundly bound in uniform blue cloth with decorative titles to spine and rules to boards in darker blue. Cloth lightly toned and faded to spines; light crimping to cloth at spine ends. Bindings are snugh and contents very neat. No marks. Superficial shelf soiliing to cloth boards. Illustrated with tissue guarded frontis portrait in each volume, maps and woodcut scenes throughout. VG- to VG. ... Oversize book will require additional charges for most... View more info

History of Europe from the Commencement of the French Revolution in 1789 to the Restoration of the Bourbons in 1815, In 4 Volumes [Complete]

By: Alison, Archibald

Price: $115.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1843

Seller ID: 36504

Condition: Very Good+

Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 2426 pages; 4 volumes, complete. Snugly bound and very attractive in period full calf with red and black morocco title labels to spines. All edges marbled. Moderate foxing to front and rear endpages of each volume. Contents generally bright and neat with just light exoected toning to paper stock. Mild shelf rubbing to leather at board edges. Handsome set with excellent shelf presence. VG+ thus ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Hitler's defeat in Russia

By: Anders, Wladyslaw; Truman Smith (Foreword)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chicago, H. Regnery Co: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12054

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket

Maps (fold-out); 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 267 pages; 1953 Regnery HC/DJ 1st ed. Square snug and neat in original boldly graphic dust jacket. Large fold-out map in pocket at rear of the book is in perfect condition. Several in text single page maps. Dust jacket neat and clean with just trace rub at spine ends and tips. Superficial sunning to spine panel. NF/VG+ View more info

Must it be War?

By: Angell, Norman

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Labour Book Service: 1939

Seller ID: 27445

Condition: Good+

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 256 pages; HC in original red cloth with block areas of cover and spine in black with black title and pictorial vignette designs to cover and spine. Soundly bound and clean; cloth crimped and lightly rubbed at spine ends; front corners a little bumped and bruised. Cloth and title design a little dulled at spine. Expected light toning to page stock. G++ to VG- View more info

European Life, Legend and Landscape

By: Artist, An; [John Robinson Tait]

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, James Challen & Son: 1859

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 31160

Condition: Very Good

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 154 pages; Hardcover 1st edition snugly bound in original green cloth - heavily textured and ruled in blind with cartouched title design in gilt to cover and decorative gilt stampint to spine - unlettered as issued. Published anonymouslt - these are the travel observations of American painter, John Robinson Tait, from his tours through Europe. He studied art under Weber in Dusseldorf, and under both Lier and Baisch in Munich. Mild foxing to the first and last several leaves. Extra, engraved title page at front. Publisher's several page catalog of other works at rear.... View more info

La Vie Militaire Sous L'Ancien Regime Tome 1. Les Soldats

By: Babeau, Albert Arsene

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Paris, Librairie De Firmin-Didot: 1889

Seller ID: 33317

Condition: Fair

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 384 pages; Volume 1 of 2, only - "Les Soldats" ... This copy from the de Peyster collection of Napoleonic and 19th century European military history. Ex-library copy from de Peyster's collection donated to establish Franklin & Marshall college library in the late 19th C. Trimmed original wraps mounted to leaves and bound inside Heavy blue cloth covered boards. Library binder's attempts to mount the first several leaves to stubs have not succeeded and the first few leaves are cracked in the margins and are laid in at front. The text block is soundly bound and... View more info

Baedeker's Switzerland And the Adjacent Portions of Italy, Savoy, and Tyrol

By: Baedeker, Karl

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Leipsic, Karl Baedeker: 1881

Edition: Ninth Edition

Seller ID: 15160

Condition: Near Fine

Plates, Maps; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 476 pages; 1881 Leipsic: Karl Baedeker. Flexible red cloth with title lettering brightly in gilt to cover and spine. 9th edition. Solid and neat; folding maps and plates complete and very neat, though a few are starting slightly along the top edge. Trivial storage wear to corners and spine ends. Prior owner's name penciled neatly to top of title page, with at least one instance of travel notes penciled to a blank page mid-text. All edges marbled. A nicely preserved early example. NF- View more info

Dichter und Gelehrter Hermann Bahr Und Josef Redlich in Ihren Briefen 1896-1934

By: Bahr, Hermann; Josef Redlich

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Austria, W. Neugebauer: 1980

Seller ID: 34017

ISBN: 3853760317

Condition: Good+

Quellen zur Geschichte des 19. [i.e. neunzehnten] und 20. [i.e. zwanzigsten] Jahrhunderts; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 591 pages; Stout trade sized paperback in title lettered, illustrated card stock covers. Light to moderate reader wear to covers; mild reader crease to spine. Light shelf soiling to covers. Prior owner name penned to front endpages. G++ ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

The Caissons Roll; A Military Survey of Europe

By: Baldwin, Hanson W.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28582

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket

folding map; tables; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 323 pages; Square, snug and very neat in original title lettered dust jacket with publisher's $2.50 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Jacket just slightly sunned at spine with mild shelf rub to edges. Folding map at front; several tables in text. A substanial study of the armed forces of Europe and possible war scenarios published on the eve of WWII. Handsome copy; uncommon thus. NF/VG View more info

The Rise and Decline of the Netherlands: a Political and Economic History and a Study in Practical Statesmanship,

By: Barker, J Ellis

Price: $55.00

Publisher: London & New York, Smith, Elder & Co.::E P Dutton & Co: 1906

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: haz.al5914

Condition: Very Good-

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 478 pages; 1906 Dutton: Smith Elder HC 1st edition. Solid well bound copy in original blue cloth. Contents bright and neat; no marks. Cloth at spine is dulled by some loss of the emulsion, presumably from some form of predation. Gilt dulled but legible and no effect to internals nor the strength of the hinges. Top edge gilt; solid copy with dulled spine. G++ to VG- View more info

The Willy-Nicky Correspondence; Being the Secret and Intimate Telegrams Exchanged between the Kaiser and the Tsar

By: Bernstein, Herman and Theodore Roosevelt (Foreword)

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18964

Condition: Very Good

12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 158 pages; 1st edition. HC in light blue cloth with titles blindstamped to front cover and on printed paper title label to spine. A solid, clean copy. Prior owner's name penned neatly to front endpage. Cloth lightly crimped at spine ends. Light toning and mild fading to title label at spine. VG or better. Uncommon thus. View more info

The Art of the Renaissance in Eastern Europe; Hungary - Bohemia - Poland

By: Bialostocki, Jan

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Ithaca NY, Cornell University Press: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34905

ISBN: 0801410088

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket

The Wrightsman Lectures; B&W Photos and plates, some color; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 312 pages; Larger HC/DJ. Tightly bound and fresh in crisp edged and uniformly bright dust jacket. Just superficial shelf evidence to jacket edges; a tiny closed tear, top edge of the rear panel. Profusely illustrated with B&W photos, reproductions and some color plates. NF/VG++ ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Die Diplomatischen Und Wirtschaftlichen Beziehungen Zwischen Osterreich-ungarn Und Rumanien In Den Jahren 1875-1888

By: Bindreiter, Uta

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Wien, Bohlau: 1976

Seller ID: 31859

ISBN: 3205085671

Condition: Very Good+

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 322 pages; Trade size paperback in original title lettered, crad stock covers. Lovely copy; tight, bright and fresh. Feels and appears unread with just trace shelf evidence to cover edges. NF View more info

Napoleon and the Szlachta; East European Monographs, 497

By: Blackburn, Christopher A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boulder, CO, East European Monographs: 1998

Seller ID: 19501

ISBN: 0880333944

Condition: Fine

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 175 pages; Bright, tight and fresh. No marks. Fine. View more info


By: Blunt, Wilfrid

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Penguin Books: 1950

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 38973

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket

The King Penguin Books. No. 44; Color Plates; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 49 pages; King Penguin Books. No. 44. 1st edition. Soundly bound and clean in original color pictorial dust jacket. Superficial shelf cock in the spine; light foxing to endpages. Dust jacket a bit rubbed and worn at edges with a few small chips and short closed tears and light furring over the front spine fold. Illustrated with 20 color tulip plates at rear. VG-/VG- View more info

Barcelona City and Architecture, 1980-1992

By: Bohigas, Oriol and Peter Buchanan and Vittotio Magnano Lampugnani

Price: $22.50

Publisher: New York, Rizzoli: 1991

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 19547

Condition: Very Good+

Photographs, drawings, plans; Square 4to 9" - 11" tall; 239 pages; Oversize, square format in slick, wide flap-fold, title lettered covers. Bright, tight and very neat. Just mild sunning to the spine and trace shelf evidence at edges. Profusely illustrated with Photographs, drawings and plans. VG++ to NF ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

The Spanish Anarchists; The Heroic Years 1868-1936

By: Bookchin, Murray

Price: $10.00

Publisher: San Francisco, AK Press: 2001

Seller ID: 39550

ISBN: 187317604X

Condition: Very Good-

B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 316 pages; Trade sized paperback in glossy pictorial covers. Bright sound and clean copy with light prior reading wear to covers along with mild shelf bumping to front corners. VG- View more info

Romano Lavo-Lil

By: Borrow, George

Price: $55.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1905

Edition: reissue

Seller ID: 29023

Condition: Very Good

Attractive bookplate of Redmond Conyngham, designed and engraved by noted historian of American printmaking, David McNeely Stauffer. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 274 pages; Snugly bound in original green cloth with decorative border ruling to cover in aqua blue and title lettering brightly in gilt to spine. Cloth lightly pul; led and slightly rubbed at spine ends. Light/moderate general flecking to the color of the cloth boards; a bit of silverfish predation to the cloth along the front edge of the upper board. Top edge brillinatly in gilt; front edge slightly foxed. Mounted to front pastedown... View more info