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Epifftoly Swateho Ignatia, Archbiffupa Antnochne, Mucedlnifa Boziho, a Nefon Swatebo Jana Evangelifen

By: N/A

Price: $160.00

Publisher: Prague, Kaffpara Widtmanna: 1786

Edition: Unknown Edition

Seller ID: 196

Condition: Good


(bound with) Lactancius Firmianus O Prawe Poete Bozi (bound with) Knizfa Swateho Uugurthna Eterauz Nazival Manuale to Geft Kufowet (bound with) Knizfa Swateho Uugurthna Giz Thtul Dal Soliloquia Animae ad Deum. (bound with) Prwni Flowe: Zreadlo Hriffneho Clowefa Udruba: D Marnofti Zdefffiho Zi Wota (bound with) Knizfa Swateho Uugurthna Druha D Marnofti Zdegffiho Zi Mota (bound with) Prifladne Reci, a Vzitecna Nauceni Wnbrana a Enih Hlubofnch Mudrcuw.(bound with) Wentah Regimentu od Henrndia Kankowia. 128pp. + 108pp. + 94pp. + 120pp. + 28pp. + 16pp. + 183pp. + 178pp. Bound in contemporary full l... View more info

Campbell's Foreign Semi-Monthly Magazine or Select Miscellany of European Literature and Art, Volume IV from September to December 1843

By: N/A

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, James M. Campbell: 1843

Seller ID: 1474

Condition: Very Good


576pp. Stamped in gilt, four raised bands. Illustrated with some striking steel plates. Some great articles here including, "Native Indian Society" by Mrs. Postans, "Military Anecdotes--Sketches of Character" by Lieut.-Col. Wilkie, "Sacrifice of a Hindoo Widow", "Progress of Mechanical Inventions", "Recreations in Natural History", an excerpt from "A Period in the History of Our Planet" by Louis Agassiz, and more. Some foxing. Corners bumped and rubbed, one corner rubbed through. Still a presentable copy. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

The Encyclopaedia Brittanica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature, and General Information

By: N/A

Price: $450.00

Publisher: NY, The Encyclopaedia Brittanica Co.: 1911

Edition: Eleventh Edition.

Seller ID: 1624

Condition: Good


29 volumes, complete including the index volume. Half-leather over buckram. Illustrated, including folding maps. This is a matched set with a cloth copy of the 20th volume. Varying degrees of bumping and rubbing to the volumes. One volume (8) has a torn spine. Volumes 25 and 26 are waterstained. The overall impression of the set is "Very Good" but we grade it "Good" because of these flaws. Extra shipping will be required for this set. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

The Court and Camp of Bonaparte

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, J. & J. Harper: 1833

Seller ID: 009051

Condition: Good


389pp. + 6pp. ads. Folding genealogical chart. Marbled endpapers. Leather spine label. Lacking the front free endpaper, perhaps the half title, and the frontispiece. The back endpaper is clipped. Corners bumped and rubbed through; rubbed overall. Ownership inscriptions on the blanks in the endmatter. Foxed. Size: 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall View more info

The American Scholar, Winter 1999, Volume 68, No. 1

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., The Phi Beta Kappa Society: 1999

Seller ID: 011216

Condition: Near Fine


160pp. Illustrated ads. "Remembering Alfred Kazin" issue with contributions from Morris Dickstein, Michael Kazin, Jonathan Rosen, Sean Wilentz, Antonio Dajer, and Judith Dunford. Other articles: "Ghana, 1963" by David Levering Lewis, "Loren Eiseley" by Vivian Gornick, "The Ups and Downs of Honor" by Eugen Weber, "Arendt and Eichmann at Dinner" by Anthony Grafton and "Journal" by Vaslav Nijinsky. Scuff mark to the top of the front wrap. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

The American Scholar, Spring 1999, Volume 68, No. 2

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., The Phi Beta Kappa Society: 1999

Seller ID: 011218

Condition: Fine


160pp. Illustrated ads. "My Father and the Weak-Eyed Devils" by James Trilling, "The Lions of Venice" by Garry Wills, "Perpindicular Lives" by Stacy Schiff, "The Plastic Pink Flamingo" by Jennifer Price, "Jane Austen Changes Her Mind" by Christopher Clausen, "Half-Answered Prayers" by Andrew Hudgins, "Texas Journal" by Thomas Mallon. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

The American Scholar, Autumn 1999, Volume 68, No. 4

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., The Phi Beta Kappa Society: 1999

Seller ID: 011219

Condition: Fine


160pp. Illustrated ads. "The Siegen Affair" by Simon Schama, "Coolness" by Daniel Harris, "Stage Directions" by Kevin Jackson, "Inside Science" by David Goodstein and James Woodward, "Going Up to Oxford" by Renee Fox, "Swan Songs" by Steven Kellman, "Lawrence by Lightning" by Pico Iyer. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Encyclopaedia of Ireland

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Dublin, Allen Figgis: 1968

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 015020

Condition: Very Good


463pp. Illustrated. Printed in double columns. One corner bumped. Extremities rubbed but not rubbed through. Bookplate to the front pastedown. Ownership blindstamped seal to the front free endpaper. Oversized book--cannot ship internationally. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

Collections of the New Brunswick Historical Society, No. 17

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: St. Johns, Lingley Printing Co.: 1961

Seller ID: 015044

Condition: Very Good


140pp. Illustrated. Back cover unevenly browned. Some rubbing to the edges. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Collections of the New Brunswick Historical Society, No. 16

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: St. Johns, Lingley Printing Co.: 1961

Seller ID: 015045

Condition: Very Good


130pp. Illustrated. Minor creasing and browning to the wraps. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Historic Nova Scotia

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Nova Scotia, Published By Authority of Hon. Harold Connolly:

Seller ID: 015589

Condition: Near Fine


100pp. Illustrated. Small notation on the front cover. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" Tall View more info

One Hundred Years of Famous Pages from the New York Times, 1851-1951

By: N/A

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 1951

Edition: First Paperback Edition.

Seller ID: 018437

Condition: Good


100pp. Introduction by Henry Steele Commager. Wraps badly creased and the bottom edge of the whole text block is bent. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

The Montreal General Hospital Since 1821

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Montreal, Forrest Lithographing Ltd.: 1971

Edition: Limited Edition.

Seller ID: 013060

Condition: Very Good


Unpaginated. Printed insert states that this was printed in a limited edition, but the number of copies is not specified. Illustrated with many vintage illustrations. Pictorial endpapers. Original 1970's pea green cloth stamped in gilt. Corners bumped. The jacket is unevenly browned and has several small closed tears and foxing. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

China Pictorial 3/1987

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Beijing, China Pictorial: 1987

Seller ID: 022611

Condition: Very Good


Two volumes (English & Chinese). 44pp. + 44pp. Illustrated. Articles on Mongolian Medicine, Painter Li Kuchan, Badminton, Coal, Dong People, Changjiang, Stick and Ball Game, the Largest Brass Buddha, Soviet Wares in Beijing. Minor creasing. View more info

Welcome to the European Parliament (Brochure)

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Luxembourg, Publications Office of the European Union: 2012

Seller ID: 023248

Condition: Fine


Two booklets, complete, housed in the original card stock folder. 59pp. + 20pp. Original pictorial wraps. Illustrated. The first brochure is titled "The European Parliament" and the second, "The Faces of the European Parliament 2012-2014." Some wear to the folder. View more info

Hammond's Handy Atlas of the World

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, C.S. Hammond & Co.: 1911

Seller ID: 015000

Condition: Very Good


98pp. + 4pp. index. Original red cloth with lettering stamped in black on the front board. Corners bumped and rubbed through at the tips. Of significant interest is the double page map depicting the Panama Canal, which would not open until 1914. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

The Spell of England

By: Addison, Julia de Wolf

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston, L.C. Page & Co.: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021733

Condition: Near Fine


Folding map + 433pp. 1st Edition. Original green decorative cloth stamped in gilt with blue background (cathedral motif), top edge gilt. Pictorial endpapers. Illustrated. A nice publisher's binding. Bottom corners gently bumped. Ownership inscription to the first blank prelim. A beautiful copy. View more info

The Middle Ages to the 17th Century

By: Adolorata, Sister Mary O.S.M.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: NY, MacMillan: 1961

Seller ID: 011200

Condition: Good


376pp No writing inside, binding tight. Moisture and mildew stains front and back covers and 2 pages. Covers creased, soiled & scuffed. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

The Divorce

By: Albert, Marvin H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021791

Condition: Very Good


319pp. Original mauve cloth with lettering and decoration stamped in gilt and blind. Pictorial endpapers. Top corners bumped. A couple of closed tears to the jacket and a chip from the heel of the spine on the same. View more info

The Bounty: The True Story of the Mutiny on the Bounty

By: Alexander, Caroline

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Viking: 2003

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 017675

Condition: Very Good


491pp. Illustrated. One corner bumped. Ink dot to the back endpaper and the corresponding spot on the opposite pastedown. Some creasing to the edges of the jacket. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info