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A Compendious Geographical Dictionary, Containing a Concise Description of the Most Remarkable Places, Ancient and Modern, in Europe Asia, Africa and America, Interspersed with Historical Anecdotes
1 A Compendious Geographical Dictionary, Containing a Concise Description of the Most Remarkable Places, Ancient and Modern, in Europe Asia, Africa and America, Interspersed with Historical Anecdotes
London W. Peacock 1795 Second Edition Hardcover Fair No Jacket 
London: W. Peacock, 1795 To which is added, "A Chronological Table from the Creation to the Present Time; a Monthly List of All the Fixed Fairs in England and Wales; and a Table of Coins of the Various Nations, and Their Value in English Money. To this whole is prefexed An Introduction, Exhibiting a View of the Newtonian View of the Planets &c." 3 1/2" X 5 1/4" , no pagination. With colored outline fold-out maps of the World (frontis), Europe, North & South America, Africa, Asia and the Solar System, no map of South Pacific or sign it was ever there. Truly everything you needed to know in 1795. The text is complete except that two pages, the half-title and frontpiece, appear to be missing, text is unmarked, and pages tight. Previous owners' names on flyleaf and title page. Endpapers are marbled. The front board is missing and the back is detached. The spine is "poor" with 1/2 of the leather missing. There are traces of gold stamping on the remaining brown tree calf boards. Previous owners' names on inside of flyleaf and title page. Inside the frontpaper is a small stamp of recent vintage ".Wood & Co. Binders", but no sign any rebinding was attempted. Size: 24mo - over 5" - 5" tall. Second Edition. Full-Leather. Fair/No Jacket. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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Histoire  D'Aujourd'hui  1956-1957
2 Histoire D'Aujourd'hui 1956-1957
Paris Match 1957 Hardcover Fair No Jacket 
Paris Match, 1957 Unpaginated. Photo book of the year's events. Text in French. Text is clean and unmarked. Paper covers are rubbed at extremities. lightly soiled.. Hardcover. Fair/No Jacket. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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Illustrated Michelin Guides to the Battle-Fields (1914 - 1918) Americans in the Great war Volume 5 Meuse-Argonne Battle (Monteaucon, Romagne, Menehould)
3 Illustrated Michelin Guides to the Battle-Fields (1914 - 1918) Americans in the Great war Volume 5 Meuse-Argonne Battle (Monteaucon, Romagne, Menehould)
London Michelin & Co. 1919 Paperback Very Good 
London: Michelin & Co., 1919 112 pp with B&W maps and illustrations throughout. Published directly after the cessation of hostilities, the guide encouraged motor tourists to follow the progress of the previous year's battles in France with many pictures showing the total devestation left by the war. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Michelin product advertisements on endpapers. Boards are beige cloth-covered flexable paper with light soil to back boards otherwise no damage. Size: 5"x7". Soft Cover. Very Good. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Studies in Wills: Romance and Interest of an Old Story
4 Studies in Wills: Romance and Interest of an Old Story
Baltimore Mercantile Trust & Deposit Company 1926 Hardcover Very Good Good 
Baltimore: Mercantile Trust & Deposit Company, 1926 25 pp with 8 plates in sepia. Short history of wills followed by a pitch for the bank. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Grey paper boards have light rubbing and darkening towards spine. DJ is intact but has several short closed tears. Now in protective mylar.. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 5" x 8". Privately Printed. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 26.00 USD
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5 The Attila "Peacemakers" Cyprus, July 20 - Oct. 1, 1974
Cyprus, Greece Public Information Office 1974 Paperback Very Good 
Cyprus, Greece: Public Information Office, 1974 109 pps. plus Acknowledgement page. B/W photos throughout. Text clean, bright, tight and unnmarked. Back cover shows signs of wear. Otherwise very good. Date stamp and black marker line on top.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8 3/16" X 11". 
Price: 90.00 USD
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Where the World Ends   a Description of Arosa as a Centre for Summer Holidays or Winter Sport and as a Health Resort for Convalescents and Invalids, A.A. H.
6 A.A. H. Where the World Ends a Description of Arosa as a Centre for Summer Holidays or Winter Sport and as a Health Resort for Convalescents and Invalids
Arosa, Switzerland Herr Junginger-Hefti 1911 Presumed First Hardcover Very Good No Jacket as Published 
Arosa, Switzerland: Herr Junginger-Hefti, 1911 95 pp +21 pp od ads for Arosa hotels and with B&W photographic plates in text. Text is clean, tight unmarked, lightly toned.Previous owner's atttractive bookplate on front endpapers. Black limp leather boards with gold-stamped titles are bumped at extremities.. Presumed First. Limp Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket as Published. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. Privately Printed. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 32.00 USD
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Remarks on Several Parts of Italy &c. In the Years 1701, 1702,1703, Addison, J.
7 Addison, J. Remarks on Several Parts of Italy &c. In the Years 1701, 1702,1703
London Jacob Tonson 1705 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket 
London: Jacob Tonson, 1705 An early account of a Gentleman's travels through Italy and Switzerland with a fulsome four page dedication to John Lord Sommers, Earl of Evesham who was then Lord High Chancellor of England. First edition with P. 125 misprinted as P.225. 533 pp.Text is clean and intact. Several copper engravings in text of coins and medals, and Evesham's coat-of-arms in the dedication. Previous owner's name on flyleaf. Original brown leather boards of are spotted and bumped at corners. Edges and spine have are heavily rubbed. Spine is cracked but holding at hinges front and back and about 1/3 of the leather spine is missing. Appears to have had some gold stamping on spine and board edges, now just a shadow. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. Full-Leather. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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Etruscan Dress, Bonfante, Larissa
8 Bonfante, Larissa Etruscan Dress
Johns Hopkins University Pres 2003 0801874130 / 9780801874130 Paperback Good 
Johns Hopkins University Pres, 2003 261 pp with B&W illustrations throughout text. Text is clean, tight and unmarked., save for a sharpie mark on half-title. Covers are bright and undamaged.. Trade Paperback. Good. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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Caceres Monumental   Los Monumentos Cardinales De Espana  XXV, Callejo, Carlos
9 Callejo, Carlos Caceres Monumental Los Monumentos Cardinales De Espana XXV
Madrid Editorial Plus-Ultra 1972 Second Edition Hardcover Very Good Fair 
Madrid: Editorial Plus-Ultra, 1972 155 pp. with B&W illustrations in text. Text in Spanish. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Yellow paper boards are clean and undamaged. DJ has considerable edgewear, now in protective mylar.. Second Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Fair. Slender Octavo. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 26.00 USD
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Denkzeichen, Darlach, Ernst
10 Darlach, Ernst Denkzeichen
Akademie Der Kunste Der DDR 1988 Paperback Good 
Akademie Der Kunste Der DDR, 1988 203 pp with B&W illustrations.Text in German. The Career and works of German Expressionist Sculptor Ernst Darlach (1870 - 1938) whose anti-war sculpture was confiscated and labeled "degenerate art" by the Nazis. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Cover with photo of Darlach at work on the Magdeburg war memorial, is bumped andrubbed at edges. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Large Format Soft Cover. Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. 
Price: 19.00 USD
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11 Debussy, Claude Monsieur Croche: The Dilettante Hater
Lear Publishers, Inc. 1928 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
Lear Publishers, Inc., 1928 212 pgs. Photograph of Debussy - frontis. Text clean, unmarked, toned.. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12 Engelmann, Nikolaus, (translated By John Michels) The Banat Germans
Bismark, ND University of Mary Press 1987 Hardcover Fair Fair 
Bismark, ND: University of Mary Press, 1987 134 pp with B&W photo illustrations throughout. Maps on endpapers. Only ex-libe marking is a stamp on copyright page. Text is tight and unmarked. Moisture ribbles onlower corner not intruding into text. Red cloth boards are clean and undamaged. DJ has moisture ripples on lower edge., chip missing at top of spine. Now in protective mylar.. Hard Cover. Fair/Fair. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Ex-Library. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Fire in the Sea: The Santorini Volcano: Natural History and the Legend of Atlantis, Friedrich, Walter L.
13 Friedrich, Walter L. Fire in the Sea: The Santorini Volcano: Natural History and the Legend of Atlantis
U.S.A. Cambridge University Press 2000 0521652901 / 9780521652902 Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
U.S.A.: Cambridge University Press, 2000 258 pp with color maps and illustrations on every page. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. DJ is bright and undamaged.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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14 Gautier, Theophile Journeys in Italy
Brentano's 1902 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
Brentano's, 1902 365 pp with27 B&W plates with glasine protectors Translated by Daniel B.Vermilye. Rough-cut pp with gilt top edge.Text is clean tight and unmarked. Red cloth boards are "Good," with bumping to extremities with loss of material at top of spine.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Carnival and Culture: Sex, Symbol, and Status in Spain, Gilmore, David D.
15 Gilmore, David D. Carnival and Culture: Sex, Symbol, and Status in Spain
Cumberland, Rhode Island, U.S.A. Yale Univ Pr 1998 0300074808 / 9780300074802 Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
Cumberland, Rhode Island, U.S.A.: Yale Univ Pr, 1998 244 pp with a few B&W photos in text. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Dust jacket is bright and intact.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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16 Grosso, Orlando Sciroccate
Genoa Casa Editrice Nazionale 1928 First Edition. Paperback Fair 
Genoa: Casa Editrice Nazionale, 1928 177 pp. Text in Italian. Orlando Grosso (1882 - 1969) was both a well-known painter and writer, much of his other writings are on art history and the architecture of Genoa.. These short stories are about his hometown of Genoa and the surrounding Ligurian countryside. Text is tight and unmarked, yellowed, a few pages dog-eared. Covers are intact but worn and soiled.. First Edition.. Soft Cover. Fair. 5" x 7". First Edition. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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The History of France from the Earliest Times to  1848   Volume II, Guizot, M.
17 Guizot, M. The History of France from the Earliest Times to 1848 Volume II
NYC A.l. Burt Standard Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket 
NYC: A.l. Burt 480 pp with sixty-four plates . Text is clean, unmarked, front hinge cracked but holding. Previous owners' names on front endpapers.Blue cloth boardsare clean, spine dulled.. Standard Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Cyprus Before the Bronze Age: Art of the Chalcolithic Period, Karageorghis, Vassos; Peltenburg, Edgar J.
18 Karageorghis, Vassos; Peltenburg, Edgar J. Cyprus Before the Bronze Age: Art of the Chalcolithic Period
U.S.A. Oxford University Press 1990 0892361689 / 9780892361687 Paperback Near Fine 
U.S.A.: Oxford University Press, 1990 44 pp with color and B&W photography throughout. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Pictorial covers are bright and undamaged.. Large Format Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8" x 10". 
Price: 33.00 USD
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Private Men-of-War, Kendall, Charles Wye
19 Kendall, Charles Wye Private Men-of-War
Great Britain Robert M. McBride & Co. 1932 1st Edition Hardcover Fine No Jacket 
Great Britain: Robert M. McBride & Co., 1932 ix, 308 pp with 26 B&W plates including two fold-outs.. Errata slip bound in. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Contemporary gift inscription on first free page.Bound in dark red marbled cloth with a cream spine label. An exceptionallly handsome book.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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20 Kerner, Robert J. Masaryk: a Memorial Address
University of California Press 1938 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good 
University of California Press, 1938 28 pp with engraving of Masaryk frontis. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Red cardboard boards are clean and undamaged but for a mark where a sticker formerly was.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 5 " x 7.5". First Edition. 
Price: 17.00 USD
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