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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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Illustrated Michelin Guides to the Battle-Fields (1914 - 1918) Americans in the Great war Volume 5 Meuse-Argonne Battle (Monteaucon, Romagne, Menehould)
2 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
3 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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Remarks on Several Parts of Italy &c. In the Years 1701, 1702,1703, Addison, J.
4 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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Denkzeichen, Darlach, Ernst
5 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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6 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.
7 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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8 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.
9 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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10 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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War at Sea in the Ironclad Age, Hill, Richard
11 Hill, Richard War at Sea in the Ironclad Age
Smithsonian Books 2006 006089167X / 9780060891671 Paperback As New 
Smithsonian Books, 2006 237 ppwith color and B&W illustrations throughout. Text is clean, tigfht and unmarked. Covers are bright and undamaged.. Trade Paperback. As New. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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12 Ivo Peric A History of the Croats
Zagreb Center for Technology Transfer 1998 Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine 
Zagreb: Center for Technology Transfer, 1998 285 pp with color and B&W illustrations throughout. printed on heavy coated stock. Maroon leatherette boards with gold-stamped titles are clean and bright, lightly bumped at extremities. Dust jacket is intact, shows light rubbing.. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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Cyprus Before the Bronze Age: Art of the Chalcolithic Period, Karageorghis, Vassos; Peltenburg, Edgar J.
13 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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14 Kerner, Robert J. Masaryk: a Memorial Address
University of California 1938 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good 
University of California, 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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15 Menis, Gian Carlo Trans. By Caruso, Marisa Visions of Friuli the Formation of a People
Udine, Italy Camera Di Commercio Industria Artigianato Agricoltura 1987 Sixth Edition Paperback Very Good Very Good 
Udine, Italy: Camera Di Commercio Industria Artigianato Agricoltura , 1987 xxii, 286 pp with B&W illustrations in text. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Previous owner's name on first free page. Covers are bright and undamaged. A hirstory of the the north-easternmost region of Italy.. Sixth Edition. Trade Paperback. Very Good/Very Good. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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In the Russian Style Ed. By Jackie Onassis, Onassis, Jaqueline
16 Onassis, Jaqueline In the Russian Style Ed. By Jackie Onassis
Viking 1976 Second Printing Paperback Near Fine 
Viking, 1976 184 pp with B&W and color illustrations throughout. Texts clean, tight and unmarked. Pictorial covers are bright and undamaged.. Second Printing. Large Format Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8.25" x 10.5". 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Medieval Ireland the Enduring Tradition, Richter, Michael
17 Richter, Michael Medieval Ireland the Enduring Tradition
New York St. Martin's Press 1988 0312023383 / 9780312023386 Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
New York: St. Martin's Press, 1988 214 pp with 4 maps in text. An overview of Irish society from the coming of Christianity in the fourth century tothe Reformation in tghe sixteenth. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Black paper boards are undamaged. Dust jacket has some shelfwear.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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18 Ruskin, John The Stones of Venice Vols.I & II
Great Britain George Allen 1884 3rd Edition Hardcover Good 
Great Britain: George Allen, 1884 Vol. 1 - vi, 299 pp, third edition,-1884, Vol. II - 360 pp, second edition - 1885. Both bound in black cloth with some edgewear and loss of material at corners.Despite the differing publication dates the bindings match. ,Pages are tight and unmarked, yellowed with glue-staining to endpapers. Voluume II has front hinge cracked but holding.. 3rd Edition. Hardcover. Good. 5 " x 7.5". 
Price: 42.00 USD
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The Stones of Venice, Ruskin, John, Edited By Morris, Jan
19 Ruskin, John, Edited By Morris, Jan The Stones of Venice
Toronto, ON, Canada Stoddart 1989 0773722823 / 9780773722828 Hardcover Fine Fine 
Toronto, ON, Canada: Stoddart, 1989 239 pp with color illustrations in text. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Grey paper-covered boards are immaculate. DJ is bright and undamaged. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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Villa y Tierra de Iscar, Santos, Carlos Arranz
20 Santos, Carlos Arranz Villa y Tierra de Iscar
Espana Comunidad De Villa y Tierra De Iscar 1995 8460547418 / 9788460547419 First Edition. Hardcover As New No Jacket 
Espana: Comunidad De Villa y Tierra De Iscar, 1995 709 pp with B&W illustrations in text. Text in Spanish. Clean, sound and unmarked. Boards are brown leatherette with gold-stamped titles and the coat of arms of the city of Iscar on front board and spine.. First Edition.. Hardcover. As New/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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