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THE ANNUAL REGISTER: A REVIEW OF PUBLIC EVENTS AT HOME AND ABROAD FOR THE YEAR 1903

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Longmans, Green and Co.: 1904

Seller ID: 001853


New Series. Paper label 3 3/4" x 2 3/4": THE LEEDS INSTITUTE..." on front cover. paper label on spine otherwise exterior is Very Good. Leeds Institute bookplate on front endpaper. Stamped on title p. and numbered, otherwise interior is tight, clean and very good. View more info

SCIENCE, October 30, 1885. Volume VI. No. 143

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, The Science Company: 1885

Seller ID: 003230


With Science Supplement. Articles by Famous Americans: F.W. PUTNAM "Man and the mastodon" (found in Worchester County, Mass.). In Letters to the Editor: ALPHEUS HYATT "Cruise of the Arethusa"; and EDWARD S. HOLDEN "The care of pamphlets". In Science Supplement:" The Nordenfelt submarine boat" with illustration. Other articles: "The International Geological Congress at Berlin"; " Localization of Functions in the Brain"; plu... View more info

HISTORY OF MARIE ANTOINETTE

By: Abbott, John S. C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, A. L. Burt Company:

Seller ID: 006702


"In this history of Maria Antoinette, it has been my endeavor to give a faithful narrative of facts, and, so far as possible, to exhibit the soul of history. A more mournful tragedy earth has seldom witnessed." 253 pp. Eight pages of advertisements. Green cloth covers with gilt title lettering on spine. Cover corner and edges are bumped and rubbed, light scuffing to cover faces, spine ends are bent and fraying. Endpapers are browning. Interior is tight and clean.... View more info

A HISTORY OF EDINBURGH: FROM THE EARLIEST PERIOD TO THE COMPLETION OF THE HALF CENTURY 1850, WITH BRIEF NOTICES OF EMINENT OR REMARKABLE INDIVIDUALS

By: Anderson, John

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, A. Fullarton & Co.: 1856

Seller ID: 006247


"...a book seemed to be wanted to bring down the history of the City to the end of the eighteenth century, and the first half of the nineteenth. This object it appeared desirable to supply." 620 pp. Green cloth covers with gilt image on front and gilt lettering on spine. Covers very tattered with corners and edges bumped and rubbed to boards, some tears to covers on top edge, joints exposed with holes, scuffing to cover faces, small chips from spine on cover fac... View more info

THE HISTORY OF THE CALIPH VATHEK

By: Beckford, William

Price: $18.50

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Marston & Company, Ltd.: 1892

Edition: Ninth Edition

Seller ID: 006159


Printed verbatim from first edition, with the original prefaces and notes by Henley. 189 pages with notes. Blue illustrated covers with gilt lettering on front and spine, black imprint design throughout. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed, edges are rubbed, fraying to spine ends with small tear to bottom of front joint. Some bubbling to front cover, and normal rubbing wear to cover faces. Gilt page edges. Areas of both front and back hinges exposed. Light brownin... View more info

CHRISTMAS: A PICTORIAL PILGRIMAGE

By: Benoit, Pierre (Senior Ed.); Pastor Konrad Leube (Associate Ed.); Elhanan Hagolani, P.hD. (Editorial Director)

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Nashville, Abingdon Press: 1969

Seller ID: 006167


Pictorial history of the story surrounding Jesus of Nazareth and his birth on Christmas Day. 124 pp. Missing DJ. Brown cloth covers with gilt image of Jesus Christ on front cover and gilt lettering on spine. Light rubbing and bumping to cover edges and corners, small ink stain to bottom front cover, dirt smudges to top front cover. Spine ends are bent, small black mark on bottom spine. Map on endpapers. Green ink checkmark on front free endpaper. Foxing on glossy... View more info

THE PEOPLE OF JAPAN

By: Buck, Pearl S.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: 1966

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 007224


A perceptive portrait of their life today. Photographs by Stuart Fox. Conceived by Lyle Kenyon Engel. 255 pp. Cream covers with black title box and gilt lettering on both front and spine. DJ is Good with wear and creasing with some chips to edges and corners, tears to top edge, scuffing to both sides, spine ends are bent and torn. Cover corners and edges are lightly bumped and rubbed, spine ends are bent. Some brown stains to top and bottom page edges. Interior tight, cl... View more info

THE WHOLE TRUTH ABOUT MEXICO: PRESIDENT WILSON'S RESPONSIBILITY

By: Bulnes, Francisco

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, M. Bulnes Book Company: 1916

Seller ID: 007172


Authorized Translation by Dora Scott. "The Mexican revolution has a threefold aspect at present: that of a great social drama; of a wealthy international problem, and of a terrible socialistic experience for a people, whose starved, infuriated and overwrought element obtained a complete victory over the representative element in August, 1914." 395 pp. Black cloth cover with gilt title lettering on front and faded on spine. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed to b... View more info

BISHOP BURNET'S HISTORY OF HIS OWN TIME: WITH NOTES BY THE EARL OF DARTMOUTH AND HARDWICKE, SPEAKER ONSLOW, AND DEAN SWIFT (VOL. V)

By: Burnet, Thomas

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Oxford, The University Press: 1833

Edition: Second Edition, Enlarged

Seller ID: 007138


To Which are Added Other Annotations. In Six Volumes. Volume V. 465 pages with index. Leather covered with gilt design along outside edge, and gilt floral pattern on spine. Front cover completely separated from book. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed to boards, edges rubbed with some areas of exposed boards, cover faces have some soiling and areas where leather has been scuffed or ripped. Spine is separated from interior of book, large section of top of spine is ripped... View more info

THE BOOK OF ILLUSTRIOUS HENRIES

By: Capgrave, John

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, & Roberts: 1858

Seller ID: 006543


Translated from the Latin by the Rev. Francis Charles Hingeston, M.A. 285 pages with index. Maroon cloth cover with leather spine. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed to boards, edges bumped and rubbed, cover edges darkened. Leather spine is very worn, joints rubbed, tears to top joint creases, spine ends are bent and fraying. Ex. library with identification numbers on bottom spine, library bookplate on front inside cover, library stamp on back of frontispiece, embossed ... View more info

THE FRENCH REVOLUTION: A HISTORY (THREE VOLUMES)

By: Carlyle, Thomas

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Chicago, Hooper, Clarke, & Co.:

Edition: Imperial Edition

Seller ID: 007175


Imperial Edition. Three Volumes. Red cloth covers with faded gilt title lettering on spine. Volume I: 273 pp. Volume II: 288 pp. Volume III: 319 pp. Cover corners and edges are bumped and rubbed, soiling and spots to cover faces, wear to joints, spine is discolored with some white spots, spine ends are bent with tears or fraying. Page edges are darkened. Broken hinges, spine is loose. Endpapers are dirty. Interior pages are browning along edges, few pages have bent corne... View more info

AREA HANDBOOK FOR COMMUNIST CHINA: DA PAM NO. 550-60, OCTOBER 1967

By: Chaffee, Frederic H. (et. all)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office: 1967

Seller ID: 005589


Handbooks written by Foreign Area Studies of The American University. 672 pages with index. Brown flexible covers with black lettering on front and spine. Cover corners bumped, edges folded, sun fading to lettering and spine. Dirt smudges on top page edge. Ex. lib. with stamp and identification numbers on front freepaper. Interior is tight and clean. Book in VG condition. View more info

CIVILISATION

By: Clark, Kenneth

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harper & Row: 1969

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 002594


Laid in article and photograph of author. L.A. TIMES, June 4, 1978. View more info

ROME THE ETERNAL CITY: ITS RELIGIONS, MONUMENTS, LITERATURE, AND ART (TWO VOLUMES)

By: Clement, Clara Erskine

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, Dana Estes and Company: 1896

Seller ID: 006525


"In studying the history of a people, nothing can be more interesting than its religion, and nothing more vital to the comprehension of the character of a nation than a knowledge of its initial system of faith and worship." In two volumes. Volume I: 1-422 pp. Volume II: 423-830 pp. Red cloth covers with gilt/blue decorative image and title on front, and faded gilt title on spine. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed, edges lightly rubbed, fading along joints, som... View more info

PROWLING THROUGH PAPUA

By: Clune, Frank

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus and Robertson LTD: 1943

Seller ID: 007125


"Mr. Clune is a bright example of the truth of the saying that it is not the length of time a man spends in a country that entitles him to speak with authority on it, but the capacity to see and hear and understand, coupled with the desire to know." 237 pp. Green cloth covers with black title lettering on spine. DJ in Good- to Good condition with wear to edges, small tears along back flap fold, heavy brown packing tape (?) reinforces the top and bottom edges of t... View more info

THE HISTORY, LIFE, AND CAMPAIGNS OF CHARLES THE TWELFTH, KING OF SWEDEN

By: De Voltaire, M.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, William Smith: 1841

Seller ID: 006412


Smith's Standard Library. 82 pp. Back cover advertisement. Brown paper wraps are very worn, with significant chipping and small tears along edges, dirt smudges and water stains, creased corners, tears to spine to expose document. Spine is broken to the point where the document is starting to come apart. Interior has water stains along edges, chipped edges, dog-earred corners. Interior is browning and has light foxing. Text is clear and easily legible. Document in Fair to... View more info

POLAND IN WORLD CIVILIZATION

By: Dyboski, Roman

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, J. M. Barrett Corp.: 1950

Seller ID: 006390


Edited by Ludwik Krzyzanowski. "To the eyes of the American or Western European who take an intelligent interest in history, the destinies of Poland present a spectacle full of romantic fascination by the very improbability of the actual facts." 285 pages with index. Light blue cloth covers with blue lettering on front and spine. DJ in Good condition with significant chipping to edges, small tears, creasing, price-clipped, tears to flap corners. Cover corners and... View more info

CHOLERA: ITS CHARACTERISTICS, HISTORY, TREATMENT, GEOGRAPHICAL DISTRIBUTION OF DIFFERENT EPIDEMICS, SUITABLE SANITARY PREVENTIONS, ETC.

By: Fletcher, William B.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, Robt. Clarke & Co.: 1866

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 005395


Illustrated with Lithographic Map and Microscopic Drawings. Reprinted, with additions, from the Cincinnati Journal of Medicine. Gray wraps, 8vo., string-tied, 57 pp., large foldout frontispiece world map "showing the range of Cholera Epidemics." Epidemics anterior to 1830 outlined in red, and during 1830-36, 1840-50, and 1850-55, also delineated graphically. Five figures (listed as plates) on two facing pages. Relatively light cover soil, but cover is comple... View more info

MILITARY CAREER OF NAPOLEON THE GREAT

By: Gibbs, Montgomery B.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Akron, Ohio, The Werner Company: 1900

Seller ID: 006430


An Account of the Remarkable Campaigns of the "Man of Destiny." Authentic Ancedotes of the Battlefield as Told by the Famous Marshals and Generals of the First Empire. 514 pages with index. Brown cloth covers with gilt title on front and spine. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed, scuffing to cover faces, joints and edges, spine ends are bent and fraying. Light foxing to top page edge. Interior pages are browning, some light foxing, otherwise tight. Book in VG- c... View more info

THE MALTE-BRUN SCHOOL GEOGRAPHY...1836

By: Goodrich, S. Griswold

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Desilver, Thomas & Co: 1836

Edition: Twelth Edition

Seller ID: 005006


Title page reads: A SYSTEM OF SCHOOL GEOGRAPHY, CHIEFLY DERIVED FROM MALTE-BRUN, AND ARRANGED ACCORDING TO THE INDUCTIVE PLAN OF INSTRUCTION. The front cover states: THE MALTE-BRUN SCHOOL GEOGRAPHY, Illustrated by numerous engravings, and an Atlas... The Atlas must have come separately. Do not have the Atlas. 288 pp. Includes facts and history on each State, Individual countries of the world, with "General View of the World" with division of Land , Water, Contine... View more info