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CHILE: FISHING GUIDE, GUIA DE PESCA, GUIDE DE PECHE

By: N/A

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Santiago, Chile, Tourism Dept.Chile Santiago: 1962

Seller ID: 000219

Condition: Good


Spine faded and missing ends, chipping/rubbing to cover edges. 3rd Edition Softbound 8vo. 165pp. Government promo brochure describing angling opportunities in Chile. Very attractive. Written in English, Spanish and French. Bibliography. View more info

SCIENCE, August 7, 1885. Volume VI. No. 131

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Cambridge, The Science Company: 1885

Seller ID: 003183

Condition: Good+


From Famous Americans in Letters to the Editor: JOSEPH F. JAMES "An abormal Rudbeckla" with an illustration; and WM. H. BREWER "The ginkgo tree"; also under Letters to Editor: "The swimming-habits of the sunfish" by John A. Ryder with an illustration of "Mola Rotunda". Other articles: "Exploration in Indo-China" with 4 illustrations including a map of proposed railways; "The Telephone in Paris" with a map "showing Pari... View more info

Report Upon the Commercial Relations of the United States with Foreign Countries for the Year 1879, Volume II

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1880

Seller ID: 004391

Condition: Good+


Table of Contents: Europe: Sweden and Norway, Denmark, Germany, Netherlands, Belgium, Great Britain and Ireland, France, Switzerland, Spain, Gibraltar, Portugal, Italy, Malta, Austria-Hungary, Greece, Romania, Russia; and Polynesia: Hawaiian Islands, Society Islands. 875 pp. including Index. Numerous tables for each country showing Imports and Exports. Brown cloth covers with gilt lettering on spine. Spine reads: Supplement to Commercial Relations 1879. Small tear at spi... View more info

Scribner's Magazine, Vol. II, July-December

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribners Sons: 1887

Seller ID: 004746

Condition: Good to Good-


Six months bound into one volume. Lacks the advertisements and individual covers. Numerous articles by famous authors: "Camping and Hunting in the Shoshone" by W.S. Rainsford, with photographs; "Caverns and Cavern Life" by N.S. Shaler with illustrations and "The Instability of the Atmosphere" by Shaler with illustrations and diagrams by the author; "The Modern Nile" by Edward L. Wilson, with photos by the author; "Bucolic Dialect of th... 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

Condition: Very Good


"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

MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, TRANSMITTING A REPORT FROM THE SECRETARY OF STATE, IN REPLY TO A RESOLUTION OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, OF THE 20th ULTIMO, REQUIRING INFORMATION RELATING TO SPOLIATIONS COMMITTED ON AMERICAN COMMERCE

By: Adams, John Quincy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, Gales & Seaton: 1824

Seller ID: 006982

Condition: Good


...By French Ships of War, Between the Years 1793 & 1800, &c. 18th Congress, 1st Session, Doc. No. 157. May 25, 1824. Read: Ordered that it lie upon the table. 5 pp. Disbound government document. Creasing and chipping along spine edge. First page is separated from rest of document. Pages are brown, some foxing spots, text is easily legible. Page Five has small tear to bottom corner of page, does not affect text. Document in Good condition. View more info

A HILLTOP ON THE MARNE being Letters written June 3 - September 8, 1914

By: Aldrich, Mildred

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1915

Edition: Sixth Impression

Seller ID: 002488

Condition: Very Good-


Mildred Aldrich (1853-1928) was an American journalist and writer. In 1898 she moved to France and while living in Paris became a close friend of Gertrude Stein. Aldrich worked as a foreign correspondent and newspaper critic until retiring to Huiry, a village on the outskirts of Paris. During the First World War, Aldrich wrote A Hilltop on the Marne, a book based on her journal entries (3rd June - 8th September 1914) and on letters she wrote to Gertrude Stein.The book s... View more info

Miscellaneous Essays

By: Alison, Archibald

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Cary & Hart: 1845

Edition: Reprinted

Seller ID: 004410

Condition: Good


Reprinted from the English Originals, with the Author's corrections for this edition. Contents include: Chateaubriand; Napoleon; Bossuet; Poland; Madame De Stael; Marshal Ney; Robert Bruce; Paris in 1814; The Louvre in 1814; Tyrol; France in 1833; Italy; Military Treason and Civic Soldiers; Arnold's Rome; French Revolution of 1830; Desertion of Portugal; Karamsin's Russia; The Spanish Revolution of 1820 and others. Total of 34 articles. 390 pp. Salmon color covers with s... View more info

SILK

By: Baricco, Alessandro

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, The Harvill Press: 1997

Seller ID: 005801

ISBN: 1860462588

Condition: Very Good +


Translated from the Italian by Guido Waldman. "When an epidemic threatens to destroy the silk trade in France, the young merchant Herve Joncour leaves his doting wife and his comfortable home in the small town of Lavilledieu and travels across Siberia to the other end of the world, to Japan, to obtain eggs for a fresh breeding of silk worms." 91 pp. DJ in VG condition with creasing to edges, and normal wear to front and back. Black cloth covers with gilt lett... View more info

POLITIQUE DE LA FRANCE ET DE L'HUMANITE DANS LE CONFLIT AMERICAIN

By: Barrillion

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Paris, Librairie De Guillaumin et Cie: 1861

Seller ID: 006713

Condition: Good-


Text written entirely in French. 40 pp. Pink paper wrap cover. Cover edges are chipped, corners torn or missing, tears to spine and top spine edge is missing. Back cover is ripped and nearly completely removed from rest of document. Cover faces are smudged and dirty. Interior pages are longer than the covers, therefore they are chipped and torn, browning and dirty. Faded numbers on front inside cover. Stamp on back of title page, bottom of page 18, and bottom of page 36.... View more info

THE BOOK OF THE LADIES (ILLUSTRIOUS DAMES)

By: Bourdeille, Pierre De.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, Hardy, Pratt & Company: 1902

Edition: Limited/Numbered

Seller ID: 002037

Condition: Good


Translated by Katharine Prescott Wormeley. With Elucidations on Some of Those Ladies by C.-A. Sainte-Beuve. Limited to 1250 numbered sets of which this is No. 799. The author (Abbe de Brantome, frequented the principal Courts of Europe, such as Spain, Portugal(where the king honoured him with the Collar of the Order and the dignity of gentleman of the Bedchamber to the King), Scotland, and those of the Princes of Italy. Portraits from the Original protected by tissue gua... View more info

MESSAGE OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, COMMUNICATING, IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE OF THE 17TH INSTANT, CORRESPONDENCE BETWEEN THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE AND THE MINISTERS FROM GREAT BRITAIN AND FRANCE...

By: Buchanan, James

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1857

Seller ID: 006720

Condition: Very Good


...in Relation to Losses Sustained by Citizens of Those Countries at the Bombardment of Greytown. 35th Congress, 1st Session, Senate, Ex. Doc. No. 9. December 23, 1857. -- Read, and ordered to lie on the table, and be printed. 11 pp. Disbound government document. Residue from book on spine edge, along with small chips. Light browning along paper edges. Document in VG condition. 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

Condition: Good


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

LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF STATE, TO THE CHAIRMAN OF THE COMMITTEE ON COMMERCE, TRANSMITTING DOCUMENTS SHEWING THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE EXECUTIVE, HITHERTO, IN NEGOTIATING WITH GREAT BRITAIN, IN RELATION TO THE COMMERCIAL INTERCOURSE...

By: Congress

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Washington, Gales & Seaton: 1820

Seller ID: 006072

Condition: Good+


...Between the United States and the British American Colonies, and with France, in relation to the General Commerce between that country and the United States. April 22, 1820. Laid before the House by Chairman of the Committee on Commerce, and ordered to be printed. Doc. 115. 55 pp. Disbound government document. Residue from book remains on spine. Document is severly browning and foxing from age, but text is still easily legible. Pages at bottom are starting to ... View more info

LES GRANDES FORTUNES AUX ETATS-UNIS ET EN ANGLETERRE

By: De Varigny, C.

Price: $105.00

Publisher: Paris, lIBRAIRIE hACHETTE eT cIE: 1889

Seller ID: 005031

Condition: Near Fine to Fine


French text. Title translates: GREAT FORTUNES IN THE UNITED STATES AND IN ENGLAND. 296 pp. Fine binding in red calf? Spine with raised bands and gilt lettering. Indented design on covers. All page edges are gilt. Slight bumping to corners otherwise covers are Near Fine to Fine. Marbled endpapers. Family crest bookplate of CHARLES ARTHUR WYNNE FINCH (1841-1903). The (WYNNE-FINCH) family was a well-known Welsh family. They settled in Rhufoniog for several centuries, clai... View more info

NAPOLEON OR MAN OF THE WORLD

By: Emerson, Ralph Waldo

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Bloomington, Indiana, Indiana University Publications: 1947

Seller ID: 003298

Condition: Good


Indiana University Publications. Humanities Series, no. 16. 63 pp. Fading to covers. Mildly soiled, 1/4" tear on side edge, otherwise Good+. Interior is tight, clean and VG+. . View more info

WATERLOO: A SEQUEL TO THE CONSCRIPT OF 1813

By: Erckmann-Chatrian

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1894

Seller ID: 005625

Condition: Very Good


Historical fiction. 368 pp. Blue cloth covers with dark blue cloth spine and gilt lettering on spine. Cover corners rubbed, spine edges and joints rubbed. Interior is tight and clean. Book in VG condition. View more info

A GAP IN THE WALL

By: Estivals, Gabrielle

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1963

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 005357

Condition: Very Good


"By bringing so vividly to life the stifling atmosphere of a wealthy, tradition-ridden Moslem family in Algeria, Gabrielle Estivals makes understandable the story of a girl, Zoubeida, who would risk everything to lead a full, unfettered life." Translated from the French by Judith B. Jones. 307 pp. Red top page edge. DJ in Good condition with large tear on top, smaller tear on bottom of front, chipped edges. Covers are VG with some rubbing to edges. Some bro... View more info

Les Miserables par Victor Hugo

By: Francois, Victor E. (Edited by)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Allyn and Bacon: 1922

Seller ID: 002143

Condition: Very Good-


Abridged and Edited with Notes, Conversation and Composition exercises, and Vocabulary. "In this abridgment of Victor Hugo's masterpiece we have selected the most interesting passages which deal especially with the hero, Jean Valjean... The text, is very simple...and may be used early in the third term in the High Schools and in the second term in Colleges and Universities." 238 pp. including Vocabulary. Text is in French. Photographs of Paris. Maroon cloth with ... 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

Condition: Very Good-


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