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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 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.. Second Edition.. Hardcover. Fair/No Jacket. 
Price: 225.00 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 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.. Hardcover. Fair/No Jacket. 
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 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.. Paperback. 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 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.. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 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 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".. Paperback. Very Good. 
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 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.. Presumed First.. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket as Published. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 32.00 USD
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7 Aars, Ivar Aurdalskyrkja Fra Lund Sokn Til Valdres Prosti
Norway Aurdal Menighetsrad 1987 8299155002 / 9788299155007 Hardcover Very Good Good 
Norway: Aurdal Menighetsrad, 1987 176 pps. filled with b/w and full color photgraphs. Front endpapers have a b/w photgraph and back endpapers are illiustrated with a map. Text is clean, bright, tight and unmarked. Textured red boardswith gold stamping are near fine. DJ shows edgewear with minor chipping but otherwise clean and bright. This book is all about the Aurdal church in Norway and us written in Norwegian.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 7" x 10". Dust jacket present. 
Price: 29.00 USD
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Remarks on Several Parts of Italy &c. In the Years 1701, 1702,1703, Addison, J.
8 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 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.. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. First Edition. 
Price: 335.00 USD
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9 Alvar, Manuel Endechas Judeo-Espanolas
Madrid Instituto Arias Montano 1969 Paperback Good 
Madrid: Instituto Arias Montano, 1969 237 pps. plus 8 B&W plates Text clean,, tight with some marginalia in ink.. A publisher's label is on the front endpaper. Grey and white softcover shows wear and scuffing but no paper loss; graphics are clear.Text in Spanish.. Trade Paperback. Good. 6 5/8" x 9". 
Price: 26.00 USD
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10 Atienza, Juan G. La Cara Oculta De Felipe II
Barcelona Ediciones Martinez Roca 1998 8427023243 / 9788427023246 2nd Edition, 2nd Printing Paperback Good 
Barcelona: Ediciones Martinez Roca, 1998 314 pps. Text clean, tight and bright; minor marginalia on several pages. Softcover with black background, illustration, and gold-colored and white printing clean and bright with some signs of wear. Written in Spanish.. 2nd Edition, 2nd Printing. Trade Paperback. Good. 5.75" x 8.5". 
Price: 16.00 USD
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11 Atkinson, R. J. C. Stonehenge and Avebury and Neighboring Monuments
London Her Majesty's Stationery Office 1961 1st Edition, 3rd Printing Paperback Good Sorrell, Alan and Reitz 
London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1961 64 pps. Semi-gloss. B/W photographs, diagrams and maps throughout with maps on the back cover. Text clean, tight, right and unmarked. Cover shows some wear but graphics are very good. A guide prepared for the Ministry of Works sold to tourists and visitors for three shillings. Superb graphics.. 1st Edition, 3rd Printing. Softcover. Good. Illus. by Sorrell, Alan and Reitz. 5 1/8" X 7 5/8". First Edition. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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12 Bidet, Alfred Brou Temple De La Fidelite
Lyon, France Imprimerie Lescuyer Paperback Good 
Lyon, France: Imprimerie Lescuyer 42 pps. B/W vintage photgraphs throughout. Text clean, tight, bright and unmarked. White, semi-gloss cover with a four-color photograph clean and tight with some wear. A guidebook for tourists written in French.. Soft Cover. Good. 5 7/8" X 7 5/8". 
Price: 11.00 USD
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13 Blunden, Edmund The Great Church of the Holy Trinity Long Melford
UK 1966 1st Edition. Paperback Very Good 
UK, 1966 20 pps. Text printed on semi-glossy paper clean, bright, tight and unmarked. B/W full page photographs throughout. Predominantly grey cover with line illustration of church facade good with some signs of wear. A charming little pamphlet about a British church produced in part by its rector.. 1st Edition.. Stapled Softcover. Very Good. 5 1/2" x 8 1/2". Pamphlet. First Edition. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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14 Blunden, Edmund The Great Church of the Holy Trinity Long Melford
UK 1966 1st Edition. Paperback Very Good 
UK, 1966 20 pps. Text printed on semi-glossy paper clean, bright, tight and unmarked. B/W full page photographs throughout. Predominantly grey cover with line illustration of church facade good with some signs of wear. A charming little pamphlet about a British church produced in part by its rector.. 1st Edition.. Stapled Softcover. Very Good. 5 1/2" x 8 1/2". Pamphlet. First Edition. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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Etruscan Dress, Bonfante, Larissa
15 Bonfante, Larissa Etruscan Dress
Johns Hopkins University Pres 2003 0801874130 / 9780801874130 Paperback Good 
Johns Hopkins University Pres, 2003 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.. Paperback. Good. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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Caceres Monumental Los Monumentos Cardinales De Espana XXV, Callejo, Carlos
16 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 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.. Second Edition.. Hardcover. Very Good/Fair. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 26.00 USD
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17 Chapman - Huston, Desmond Ludwicg II The Mad King of Bavaria
Dorset Press 1990 0880294930 / 9780880294935 1st Edition Hardcover As New As New 
Dorset Press, 1990 314 pps. plus Prelude. Text clean, tight, bright and unmarked. Beige paper and red cloth boards with gold-stamping on spine pristine. Red DJ with white type and illustration of Ludwig on front and 4-color photograph on reverse flawless.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. As New/As New. 5.75" x 8.5". Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Denkzeichen, Darlach, Ernst
18 Darlach, Ernst Denkzeichen
Akademie Der Kunste Der DDR 1988 Paperback Good 
Akademie Der Kunste Der DDR, 1988 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.. Paperback. Good. 
Price: 19.00 USD
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19 Davillier, Charles & Gustave Dore Viage Por Espana Vol. II
Madrid Miraguano 1998 8478131795 / 9788478131792 Paperback Very Good Dore, Gustave 
Madrid: Miraguano, 1998 470 pp with B&W illustrations by Gustave Dore in text. Text in Spanish. Clean, tight and unmarked. Covers are bright and undamaged.. Softcover. Very Good. Illus. by Dore, Gustave. 6.5" x 9.5". 
Price: 70.00 USD
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20 Debussy, Claude Monsieur Croche: The Dilettante Hater
Lear Publishers, Inc. 1928 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
Lear Publishers, Inc., 1928 Lear Publishers, Inc., 1928 212 pgs. Photograph of Debussy - frontis. Text clean, unmarked, toned. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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