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Image for Japan: A Historical Survey

Japan: A Historical Survey

By: HANE, Mikiso

Price: $19.50

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1972

Stock No.: 74535

ISBN: 0684127075

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Advance Review Copy. In full blue cloth-covered boards with bright copper-toned titling, spine. Interior clean, bright and unmarked. Jacket bears orig. $15 flap price. Very slight chafing to covers and jacket edges; slight rounding of corners. --- A comprehensive history of Japan, presented chronologically, with 9 maps and numerous illustrations. With extensive bibliography and index at rear of volume, as well as other information. ; 8vo 8" - 10" tall; 650 pages View more info

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Glass of the Caesars

By: HARDEN, Donald B.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Milan, Olivetti: 1987

Stock No.: 80864

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


A selection of glass items of varying types, which have been recovered from archeological digs and other ancient sources. This work serves as a catalog of glass artifacts, which were displayed at the Corning Museum of Glass (Corning, NY), The British Museum (London), and Römish-Germanisches Museum (Cologne). Principal photographer Mario Carrieri and others have supplied about 161 color photos; with accompanying drawings of each as well as descriptions. --- In blue cover... View more info

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The Adventurer (Volume I only of Two-Volume Set)

By: HAWKESWORTH, John

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, J. Parsons: 1794

Stock No.: 77462

Condition: Poor with no dust jacket


Volume one only of a two-volume set. The contents of this work were presumably taken from the author's bi-weekly newspaper, to which he contributed, along with Dr. Samuel Johnson. --- This compact leatherbound volume with gilt-decorated spine titling and frontis portrait of the author. --- Though the textblock is firm, the volume has lost its back cover and has browned leaves. ; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; iv, iv, vi, 360 pages View more info

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Men at War: The Best War Stories of All Time

By: HEMINGWAY, Ermest (editor)

Price: $35.50

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers: 1942

Stock No.: 79344

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


A hefty collection of essays, articles, short stories and other historical accounts examining the topic of warfare from multiple perspectives in this 1942 hardcover edition. The stories are by all manner of authors, from Julius Caesar to Winston Churchill to Leo Tolstoy. Edited and with an introduction by Ernest Hemingway; based on a plan by William Kozlenko. --- In black cloth-covered boards with faded gilt-stamped spine titling; yellow topstain. Lacks the dust jacket. ... View more info

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Men at War: The Best War Stories of All Time

By: HEMINGWAY, Ermest (editor)

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New York, Wings Books: 1992

Stock No.: 79345

ISBN: 0517066602

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


A 1992 reprint edition of this hefty collection of essays, articles, short stories and other historical accounts examining the topic of warfare from multiple perspectives. The stories are by all manner of authors, from Julius Caesar to Winston Churchill to Leo Tolstoy. Edited and with an introduction by Ernest Hemingway; based on a plan by William Kozlenko. --- In black cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Lacks the dust jacket. --- The leaves have yello... View more info

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How Our Bible Came to Us: Its Texts and Versions

By: HERKLOTS, H. G. G.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1954

Stock No.: 79526

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


An account of the origins of the Bible, originally published in the U.K. as "Back to the Bible". With numerous black and white plates depicting ancient locales or manuscripts/fragments. --- In full blue cloth-covered boards with titling in gilt on spine. Lacks a dust jacket. --- The spine and nearby cover areas are quite sunned (but titling is readable), otherwise an unmarked, sound copy.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); 174 pages View more info

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Larousse Encyclopedia of Music

By: HINDLEY, Geoffrey

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Hamlyn: 1974

Stock No.: 80195

ISBN: 0600023966

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


A later printing of this hefty, comprehensive guide to the history of the music of the world. With black and white illustrations throughout, as well as many in full color. --- In white textured paper-covered boards, with gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket with Renaissance-era illustrations on front and back. --- With a little discoloration to covers, smudge to verso of front free endpaper, otherwise a clean, firm copy. Jacket with a little creasing to edges, else bright... View more info

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The Birds of the Saskatchewan River: Carlton to Cumberland

By: HOUSTON, C. Stuart; STREET, Maurice G.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Regina, Saskatchewan, Saskatchewan Natural History Society: 1959

Stock No.: 78874

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Saskatchewan Natural History Society, Special Publication No. 2. A scholarly work, providing information on various species observed along this river: behavior, appearance, nesting, migration, etc. With a section providing history of the region; with b&w drawings and photos. --- In yellow softcovers. Bears prior owner's signature on cover; leaves are slightly yellowed, otherwise volume is clean and unmarked. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 205 pages View more info

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The Fatal Shore: The Epic of Australia's Founding

By: HUGHES, Robert

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1987

Stock No.: 82147

ISBN: 0394506685

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Stated fourth printing, 1987, of the author's history of the conquest and settlement of Australia by England. Starting in 1788, England sent shiploads of criminals to Australia to begin the first settlements, a practice that continued for about 80 years. These early settlers managed to build an enduring nation from these often brutal beginnings. With several maps and two sections of black & white plates. --- In pale grey cloth-covered boards with author initials to cover... View more info

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Forty-Niners: The Chronicle of the California Trail

By: HULBERT, Archer Butler

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 80848

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


First edition. In this work the author takes the reader along with those who made the trek from Independence, Missouri to the gold fields of California in the late 1840s. Amusing illustrations are generously scattered throughout, along with maps and songs with musical notations. Indexed. --- In full green cloth-covered boards with blindstamped device on cover; titling gilt-stamped on cover and spine. Volume lacks the dust jacket. --- With foxing to some leaves, dulling t... View more info

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Society in Rome under the Caesars

By: INGE, William Ralph

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1892

Stock No.: 81318

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


The author focuses on everyday life in Rome under the Caesars, with emphasis on the first century. With chapters on Literature and Art, Morality, Amusements, etc. --- This 1892 edition in full bevel-edge brown cloth-covered boards with the Roman label "SPQR" and decorations in bright gilt on cover, gilt-stamped spine titling; black endpapers. Volume lacks a dust jacket. --- This sound, firmly bound volume in excellent condition, lacking damages or markings except... View more info

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Churchill A Biography

By: Jenkins, Roy

Price: $15.50

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2001

Edition: Sixth Printing

Stock No.: 71393

ISBN: 0374123543

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Large volume covers Sir Winston's incredible life in considerable detail. In black paperboard cover. Spine information in bright gilt; stated 6th printing on publisher's pg. DJ in great shape, slight stains back and in Brodart protector. ; Thick 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 1002 pages View more info

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Art of the Steppes

By: JETTMAR, Karl

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers, Inc.: 1967

Stock No.: 78469

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Works of art recovered ". . .from the ancient burial-grounds of southern Russia and Siberia" are presented in this work which as first published in 1964. Translation into English by Ann E. Keep. With 54 tipped in color plates, as well as 141 black & white illustrations. --- In full rust cloth-covered boards. Jacket with color photo examples of artwork on front and back. --- A clean, firm, unmarked copy. Jacket with small tear to lower rear cover edge, else clean ... View more info

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Art: A New History

By: JOHNSON, Paul

Price: $29.50

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson Ltd: 2003

Stock No.: 60480

ISBN: 0297829289

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Famed historian turns his eye to art in this beautifully produced history. First Edition. Covering earliest drawings on cave walls to modernist offerings. Dotted throughout with color photos, this is a treasure. 774 pgs., full index. In newish condition, slight rubbing, lower edges; else no damages. Orig. £25.00 DJ flap price unclipped.; 60480; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall; 774 pages View more info

Image for Hieroglyphs: The Writing of Ancient Egypt

Hieroglyphs: The Writing of Ancient Egypt

By: KATAN, Norma Jean; MINTZ, Barbara

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Atheneum: 1981

Stock No.: 77636

ISBN: 0689501765

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


4th printing. An examination of the ancient means of communication, as used by the early Egyptians. With many photos and drawings. In full black cloth-covered boards with titling in silver on spine. --- A bright, firm, clean copy. Jacket with retailer's sticker on flap & slight rubbing; else nice.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 96 pages View more info

Image for Fields of Battle  The Wars for North America

Fields of Battle The Wars for North America

By: Keegan, John

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Knopf: 1996

Edition: First American Edition

Stock No.: 71853

ISBN: 067942413x

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Acclaimed historian looks at effect of American geography as it pertains to the pivotal battlefields of early America. In great shape, in plum half cloth w/green paperboard covers; interior clean & unmarked. DJ very lightly wrinkled at edges; bears orig $30 flap price and in removable mylar protective cover. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 348 pages View more info

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A History of Warfare

By: KEEGAN, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1993

Stock No.: 73535

ISBN: 0394588010

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Distinguished military historian's work takes a look at warfare throughout history. Likely book club edition, in a full-sized copy. With inked presentation remarks front free endpaper; soiled (coffee?) spot, lower edge of textblock. DJ in nice shape. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 472 pages View more info

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Report of T. Butler King on California

By: KING, T[homas]. Butler

Price: $495.00

Publisher: Washington, Gideon & Co.: 1850

Edition: Second Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Stock No.: 76221

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Second edition, errata slip is present. Georgia planter/politician T. Butler King (1800-1864) was appointed special agent to California by President Zachary Taylor c.1849-50 and as part of that assignment wrote this historic report. "2nd edition (and best) [If with errata slip, aa]. This report to the government by the Collector of Customs at San Francisco gave Washington its first official information on the gold strike" [Per Howes K153]. --- A compact, sewn vo... View more info

Winston Churchill A Biography

By: KRAUS, Rene

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott Company: 1941

Stock No.: 71157

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


No DJ. Life of Sir Winston chronicled from roots of family and his birth through beginning of his Prime Ministership. In full red cloth covers w/gilt painted title/author info. Front and spine. Dotted with photos; indexed. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 415 pages View more info

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Roosevelt and Churchill, 1939-1941: The Partnership That Saved the West

By: LASH, Joseph P.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Co. , Inc.: 1976

Edition: BCE

Stock No.: 71403

ISBN: 0393055949

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Full-sized book club edition. Examination of relationship between Sir Winston and FDR in a good copy. In full red cloth covers with European maps (front endpapers) and Pacific theatre maps (back endpapers) as well as a section of b&w photos in mid-volume. Dust wrapper chipped at edges and in removable mylar protector.; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 528 pages View more info

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Seven Pillars of Wisdom: a triumph

By: LAWRENCE, T[homas]. E[dward].

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Penguin Books: [c.1970s]

Stock No.: 82152

ISBN: 0140181229

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


A trade paperback edition of T. E. Lawrence's famous account of the Arab revolt in 1916-18 against the ruling Ottoman Empire in the Arabian Peninsula from Lawrence's point of view as a British Army officer. With black & white drawings by Eric Kennington; as well as a section of photos and drawings including two of Lawrence in Arab costume along with other major players. Also included are maps of the Levant and Arabian Penisula areas. Mr. Lawrence is best known as 'Lawren... View more info

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Claudius

By: Levick, Barbara

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New Haven, Connecticut Usa, Yale University Press: 1993

Stock No.: 71967

ISBN: 0300047347

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


The first English-language bio of Roman Emperor Claudius to be written since the 1930s, this work has received much acclaim. Nice copy, in mock cloth hard covers. Prev owner's embossed seal on front free endpaper; otherwise clean, unmarked interior. DJ lightly scuffed and in removable mylar protective cover. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 272 pages View more info

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Chihuahua: Storehouse of Storms

By: LISTER, Florence C.; LISTER, Robert H.

Price: $66.00

Publisher: Albuquerque, The University of New Mexico Press: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Stock No.: 81267

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Stated first edition of the authors' examination of the archaeology and history of the Mexican State of Chihuahua. Signed by Robert H. Lister on half-title page, "with best wishes / Robert H. Lister". With a section of black & white photos at mid-book, frontis photo of equistrian statue of Pancho Villa and several maps. Back matter includes notes, glossary, bibliography and index. --- Bound in full rust cloth-covered boards with image of old church and sun on co... View more info

Image for Lost Atlantis  New Light on an Old Legend

Lost Atlantis New Light on an Old Legend

By: LUCE, J.V.

Price: $10.50

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill Book Company: 1970

Stock No.: 74104

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Stated 3rd [U.S.] printing, July, 1970. With 14 color, 100 black & white photos; and with 20 drawings. In full red cloth-covered boards with lettering in gilt on spine. Interior firm and unmarked. Jacket a bit yellowed and with minor rubbing; orig. $9.95 flap price intact. An interesting examination of archaeological evidence to support an ancient land of Atlantis in the eastern Mediterranean, as described by Plato and others. ; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 224 pages View more info

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Bismarck, the History of a Fighter

By: LUDWIG, Emil

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1927

Stock No.: 75510

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


A biography of the German chancellor, Otto von Bismarck. Translated from the German by Eden and Cedar Paul. Third printing. With numerous b&w photos. In full blue-grey cloth-covered boards with titling in gilt on cover and spine. Lacks a dust jacket. --- In good shape, volume is clean and firm but leaves have separated at front of volume, exposing webbing. Cover edges with some wear. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 661 pages View more info

Image for The Nile: The Life-Story of a River

The Nile: The Life-Story of a River

By: LUDWIG, Emil

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press: 1937

Stock No.: 76115

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Stated fourth printing. This hefty volume tells the story of the Nile River and its tributaries in the style of a biography. Translated from the German by Mary A. Lindsay. With large fold-out color map of the Nile watershed at rear of volume; also w/numerous b&w photos. In full gold cloth-covered boards with titling in blue on spine; titling blindstamped to front cover. Lacks a dust jacket. Indexed. --- In good shape, volume is clean and firm but leaves have yellowed. Co... View more info

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Little Masterpieces: Lord Macaulay [Selected Writings]

By: MACAULAY, Lord (author); PERRY, Bliss (editor)

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday & McClure Co.: 1901

Stock No.: 79445

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


A 1901 edition in this collection of selected writings by the noted 19th Century British historian Lord Macaulay (Thomas Babington Macaulay). Includes his "The Puritans", "Dr. Samuel Johnson" and other writings. With tissue-protected black and white engraved frontis portrait of the author, as well as a brief introduction by editor Bliss Perry. An entry in the publisher's "Little Masterpieces" series of noted works in compact size. --- In full red ... View more info

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The History of England From 1485 to 1685

By: MACAULAY, Thomas Babington

Price: $20.50

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1985

Stock No.: 77580

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Likely first Folio Society edition. Compiled and edited by Peter Rowland. Includes several b&w photos of notable persons. In full green cloth-covered boards w/elaborate gilt-stamped decorations on cover and spine; titling in gilt on spine and with publisher's green topstain. With light brown paper-covered slipcase. --- With minor whitish discoloration to covers, else a bright, clean, firm copy in similar slipcase. (Any reference to dust jacket is mean to describe the sli... View more info

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The Adventure of Sail 1520-1914

By: MACINTYRE, Captain Donald

Price: $21.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1970

Edition: First American Edition

Stock No.: 80196

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Stated First American Edition, copyright page. A history of the four centuries of wind-powered ships by Captain Donald Macintyre, accompanied by a selection of period writings from 1520 to 1914 by the likes of Sir Francis Drake, Captain James Cook, Joseph Conrad and many others. With an introduction by Uffa Fox . With 44 color and 305 black and white illustrations which depict the fascinating array of various sailing ships. --- This oversize work (measuring 12.5 in. wide... View more info

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Nixon and Mao: The Week That Changed the World

By: MacMILLAN, Margaret

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 82024

ISBN: 140006127X

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


A first edition of author's study of the historic visit made by U.S. President Richard Nixon to the China of Chairman Mao in 1972. The visit triggered a major shift in U.S.-Chinese relations. With a section of black & white plates. --- In black paper-covered boards with spine titling in gilt. Dust jacket with photo of Nixon and Mao greeting one another. --- A very nice copy, clean, bright and newish. Unclipped jacket with slight rubbing, is otherwise undamaged.; Tall Oct... View more info

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The Great Liners

By: MADDOCKS, Melvin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Alexandria, Virginia, Time-Life Books: 1978

Stock No.: 77688

ISBN: 0809426641

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


The story of the gargantuan passenger ships of the past, such as the Normandie and the Queen Mary, presented along with many color and b&w photos & drawings. With portfolio of 6 paintings of sail and engine-powered ships laid in. --- In brown padded leatherette covers w/painting of the Queen Mary on cover. Lacks a dust jacket. --- With dampstains to a few corners near rear of volume, else a bright, firm, unmarked copy.; The Seafarers; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 176 pag... View more info

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The Sage of Monticello

By: MALONE, Dumas

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1981

Stock No.: 73948

ISBN: 0316544639

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Sixth and final volume in author's Pulitzer-winning examination of the life of the third US President; covers the period from the end of his presidency through his retirement years in Monticello. In navy full-cloth covers with Jefferson medallion design in gilt on cover; titling in gilt on spine. Publisher's navy topstain. With an introduction by the author; plus several inserted plates featuring b&w photos and index. With bumped corner; otherwise clean, unmarked and fir... View more info

Image for The Voices of Silence: Man and His Art

The Voices of Silence: Man and His Art

By: MALRAUX, André

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1953

Stock No.: 80078

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


A written and visual presentation of a massive assemblage of high spots of worldwide painting, sculpture, photography and other art forms by noted French author and art critic André Malraux. The works of art depicted are selected from ancient times through the publication date. With 638 black and white photos and 15 in full color. Translated from the French by Stuart Gilbert. --- In full blue cloth-covered boards with titling gilt-stamped on cover and spine. Volume wrap... View more info

Image for The Eagles Die

The Eagles Die

By: Marek, George

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1974

Edition: Book Club Edition

Stock No.: 72740

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Austrian Emperor Franz Joseph and his family are profiled in this book club edition. In black covers w/minor corner bumps; clean & bright interior. Dust jacket slightly wrinkled. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Image for The Armada

The Armada

By: MATTINGLY, Garrett

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1959

Edition: BCE

Stock No.: 80860

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


Stated fifth printing, copyright page of this book club edition of author's account of the lead-up and eventual defeat of the Spanish Armada by the Royal Navy in 1588. The author presents the story from alternating Spanish and English points of view. With maps at endpapers, 2 additional maps and two sections of plates bearing black & white illustrations. Indexed. --- In full red cloth-covered boards with titling and illustrations in pale yellow on covers and spines. Jack... View more info

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Mexico As It Was and As It Is.

By: MAYER, Brantz

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, J. Winchester, New World Press: [c.1844]

Stock No.: 82371

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


An illustrated report by Brantz Mayer, secretary of U.S. Government delegations to Mexico in 1841 and 1842. Dozens of illustrations, consisting of engravings and drawings on leaves as well as engravings on plates. Appendix with supplementary letter regarding the Sandwich Islands, The Californias and Encroachments of England. The volume lacks conventional title and copyright pages, no specific publication date appears in volume. --- In full brown cloth-covered boards with... View more info

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The Decade of Disillusion British Politics in the Sixties;

By: McKie, David

Price: $13.00

Publisher: MacMillan: 1972

Stock No.: 71525

ISBN: 0333130642

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Collection of 10 essays examining the 1960s in a good copy. W/blue sticker ffep, otherwise clean. DJ lightly chipped at edges, w/orig price intact on flap. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 250 pages View more info

Image for Les Grands Sieclès De La Peinture: La Peinture Égyptienne [French Language] (Great Centuries of Painting: The Egyptian Paintings)

Les Grands Sieclès De La Peinture: La Peinture Égyptienne [French Language] (Great Centuries of Painting: The Egyptian Paintings)

By: MEKHITARIAN, Arpag (text)

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Geneva, Editions Albert Skira: 1954

Stock No.: 80199

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


In this French language work, paintings of the ancient Egyptians are showcased on 95 bright color illustrations, tipped onto the leaves of the book. With accompanying text by Arpag Mekhitarian. One in the publisher's series: "Les Grands Sieclès de la Peinture". --- In full green cloth-covered boards with titling in orange on cover and spine. Jacket with colorful Egyptian painting on cover. No particular edition or printing has been observed. --- A clean, sound, ... View more info

Image for Our Eastern Question: America's Contact with the Orient and the Trend of Relations with China and Japan

Our Eastern Question: America's Contact with the Orient and the Trend of Relations with China and Japan

By: MILLARD, Thomas F.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, The Century Company: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 82372

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


A first edition of this illustrated report on the status of China and Japan in the early 20th century. Particular attention is paid to military matters, and to the relationships between the countries and the United States. With numerous black & white illustrations and with maps, one of which folds out. Appendices include copies of several various important documents, treaties and agreements. --- In full brown cloth-covered boards with gilt and orange medallion to cover, ... View more info

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History of World War II: Armed Services Memorial Edition (Salesman's Dummy)

By: MILLER, Francis Trevelyan

Price: $32.00

Publisher: [Philadelphia], The John C. Winston Company: 1945

Stock No.: 78526

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


A slim pre-publication salesman's dummy (mock-up) of a work which eventually was published at about 966 pages. Includes sections bearing b&w photos, descriptions of campaigns and battles, blank service record pages (likely for returning veterans), color frontis Iwo Jima flag-raising photo, and blanks at rear of volume for the salesman to record orders. --- In full navy cloth-covered boards w/elaborate gilt-stamped decorations and titling on cover; mock-up of gilt-stamped... View more info