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1 Rome the Eternal: a Brief Description of the Ancient City's Main Features and Some Practical Information Regarding the Modern Town Special Edition for Allied Armed Forces
Rome Union Publicita e Stampa 1944 Good 
6.5" x 9.25" 81 pp with B&W illustration and a fold-out map. A travel guide for occupying forces. Text is clean, tight, unmarked, toned. Previous owner's name sticker on half-title. Covers are intact with considerable edgewear. 
Price: 21.00 USD
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2 Sant Var Livit I Bodens Fastning Och Garnison
Dokumentationsprojectet Bodens Fastning 2001 916310802X / 9789163108020 Near Fine No Jacket 
Dokumentationsprojectet Bodens Fastning, 2001 197 pp with B&W illustrations throughout and maps on endpapers and in rear pocket.In Swedish. Essays on the World War ll role of the fortress of Boden in Northern Sweden. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Boards are bright and undamaged Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Pictorial Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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3 The Splendor of Dresden: Five Centuries of Art Collecting
The Metropolitan Museum of Art 1978 0870991779 / 9780870991776 Good 
277 pp with 21 color plates and B&W photos throughout text. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Covers have a little rubbing.Subtitled " An Exhibition from the State Art Collections of Dresden, German Democratic Republic." The exhibition was shown at the National Gallery of Art, the Metropolitan Museum in NYC, and the Fine Arts of Museums in San Francisco in 1978-1979. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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4 Anthony, Katherine Catherine the Great
Alfred Knopf 1925 First Very Good No Jacket 
Alfred Knopf, 1925 With B&W illustrations. Text is clean, tight and unmarked, lightly yellowed. Purple/magenta boards are covered with what appears to be handmade paper with a beige cloth spine. Bumped and frayed at corners. Third Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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5 Bailey, Anthony The Low Countries The Horizon Concise History
American Heritage Publishers 1972 Very Good No Jacket 
American Heritage Publishers, 1972 217 pp. Ex-libe with pocket removed, otherwise tno library notations. Text is clean, bright, unmarked, illustrated in B&W and color. DJ has strip pulled off spine and a large chip out of back cover. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Ex-Library. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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6 Bryant, Arthur The Age of Elegance 1812 - 1822
Great Britain Penguin Pelican Book 1958 Good No Jacket as Published Jacket 
Great Britain: Penguin Pelican Book, 1958 469 pp with six B&W maps. The climax in the saga of the Napoleonic wars and a survey of England as she emerged, rich, powerful and confident, from them. Text is clean, tight and unmarked save for a price stamp on the title page. Cover in intact but rubbed. Mass Market Paperback. Good/No Jacket as Published. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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7 Fletcher, Ian Galloping at Everything The British Cavalry in the Peninsular War and at Waterloo 1808 -15
Mechanicsburg, Pa Stackpole Books 1999 0811707032 / 9780811707039 First Near Fine Very Good + Jacket 
301 pp with 40 B&W plates and 7 maps. Text is clean, tight nd unmarked. DJ is clean and bright, undamaged save for one small closed tear. 
Price: 23.00 USD
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8 Galliou, Patrick & Jones, Michael The Bretons
Oxford, U.K. Blackwell 1991 0631164065 / 9780631164067 First As New As New Jacket 
Oxford, U.K.: Blackwell, 1991 334 pp with 26 B&W illustrations and two genealogies. A history of the indigenous people of Brittany, France. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. DJ is clean, bright intact. In mylar jacket. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. As New/As New. 
Price: 27.00 USD
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9 Gaunt, William The Aesthetic Adventure
New York Harcourt Brace & Co 1945 First Very Good + Good Jacket 
New York: Harcourt Brace & Co., 1945 269 pp with index. A Wartime Book. A witty and highly entertaining of the Bohemian movement in art and writing. including many of the most interesting characters of the late Nineteenth Century including Baudelaire, Oscar Wilde, Aubrey Beardsley and Whistler.Text is clean, tight , unmarked. DJ has a chip missing from spine but is otherwise in "good" condition, in mylar jacket. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good +/Good. 
Price: 37.00 USD
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10 Hancock, W.K. Ricasoli and the Risorgimento in Tuscany
New York Howard Fertig 1969 First Near Fine No Jacket 
320 pp with portrarit of author frontis and three dditional B&W plates. An new edition of the original 1926 publication. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Black cloth boards are clean and undamaged. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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11 Insight Team of the Sunday Times of London War in the Falklands the Full Story
Harper & Row, Publishers 1982 First Very Good Good Jacket 
281 pgs. 16 b/w phtogrph plates. Text clean, tight, bright and unmarked. Boards are clean and undamaged.. Map on endpapers.DJ slightly worn on front; back is scuffed. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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12 Kelly, Walter Keating Narrative of the French Revolution of 1848
London 1904 Chapman and Hall 1850 First Good No Jacket 
London 1904: Chapman and Hall, 1850 262 pp. with With eight B&W engravings. The frontis advertisement states" The former edition of this History of the French Revolution of 1848 terminated at a period antecedent to the General Election for the National Constituent Assembly of that year. In the present edition is continued to the election and installation of the First President of the French Republic in the December following." so I believe this is an enlarged edition of the book originally published in 1848 and the date of publication is aproximate. Book has been serviceably rebound in green cloth with gold-stamped title, rebinding has omitted the title page and first three illustrations. The table of contents and list of illustrations are present as is the complete text, which is clean and tight, unmarked, with some foxing. boards and endpapers are recent and clean. 1848 edition in LOC. Size: 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall. Second Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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13 Lotti, Georgio & Radice, Raul La Scala
Park Lane 1979 051734453X / 9780517344538 First Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Park Lane, 1979 257 pp with 353 color and B&W illustrations on every page.Produced for the commeration of the two hundredth anniversary of La Scala, considered the most fameous lyric theater in the world. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Small previous owner's bookplate on front endpapers. Text is slightly racked.Red cloth boards are clean and undamaged, dust jacket is bright, intact, not price-clipped. Oversized book, no overseas shipping. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. 
Price: 29.00 USD
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14 Plachte, Erna An Artist at the League of Nations 163 Portrait Drawings of Prominent Personalities
Darmstadt, Germany Carl Habel Verlag 1983 3871791016 / 9783871791017 First Very Good Very Good Minus Jacket 
Darmstadt, Germany: Carl Habel Verlag, 1983 345 pp with a portrait and brief biography on every page. Among the portraits are the faces of Anthony Eden, Clement Atlee, John Foster Dulles, Anna Pavlova, Ralph Bunche, David Ben Gurion, Charles de Gaule, Cordell Hull, Fridtjof Nansen and Paul von Hindenburg. Text in English and German. Text is exceptionally clean, tight unmarked. White paper boards are clean but bumped at spine ends, DJ is scuffed, with a small closed tear. In mylar jacket. Oversized book. 5 1/16" x 8 1/4". First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good Minus. 5 1/16" x 8 1/4" 
Price: 32.00 USD
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