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The Story of Scotland Yard (World Landmark Book W-16)

By: Thompson, Laurence

Price: $9.95

Publisher: NY, Random House:

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: EW1920

Condition: Near Fine


Textblock is very clean and tight. Binding slightly edge and corner rubbed. Dust jacket spine-faded and moderately edge-worn. 178p., including index. View more info

European Tales Among the North American Indians: A Study in the Migration of Folk-Tales (Colorado College Publication General Series Nos. 100 and 101: Language Series Vol. II. No. 34)

By: Thompson, Stith

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Colorado Springs, CO, Colorado College: 1919

Seller ID: SB6599

Condition: Very Good


Chip and tear to bottom corners of pages 425-end. Otherwise textblock is very clean and tight. Chipped and creased bottom corner on back cover and light wear down spine. Pages 320-471. View more info

Colonel Sir Robert Sandeman: His Life and Work on Our Indian Frontier

By: Thornton, Thomas Henry (by); Wingate, Sir Ronald (intro. by)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1979

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: SB6683

ISBN: 0195772490

Condition: Near Fine


Textblock and binding is in pristine condition; Mylar-protected, unclipped dust jacket, with slight wear to edges. 392p., including index. View more info

La Pittura e La Miniatura Nella lombardia: Dai Piu Antichi Monumenti Alla Meta Del Quattrocento [Biblioteca Di Storia dell' Arte Nuova Serie 7]

By: Toesca, Pietro

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Torino, Italy, Giulio Einaudi Editore: 1987

Seller ID: SB5410

ISBN: 8806598333

Condition: Near Fine


Published in Italian. Previous owner's ink signature on title page, else immaculate and tight textblock and binding. Unclipped dust jacket with minor chipping at extremities; Moderately worn, thin cardboard slipcase. 304p., including bibliographical references and index. View more info

The Riviera of the Corniche Road

By: Treves, Sir Frederick

Price: $40.00

Publisher: NY, Funk and Wagnalls Company: 1921

Seller ID: SB11730

Condition: Good+


Former owner's ink name on ffep, moderately foxed throughout, else clean and tight. B&W photographs by author. All page edges are foxed/aged. Shelf soiled/scuffed covers, bumped or lighlty frayed corners, bumping and light fraying to head and foot of spine. 316pp., including index, last two pages of index are uncut. View more info

The Inner History of Enniskillen During the Revolution

By: Trimble, W. Copeland

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Enniskillen, Ireland, Century House: 1927

Seller ID: SB9998

Condition: Good


Ex-library copy, minimally labeled. Otherwise textblock is clean and tight. Coffee colored moisture stain on fore-edges. Red cloth with library glue stain and marking on bottom edge of front cover, soiled covers and spine, shelf worn. 125pp. View more info

Coaching Days and Coaching Ways

By: Tristram, W. Outram (by)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co., Limited: 1914

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: SB9983

Condition: Very Good


Aged endpages, former owner's ink inscription on ffep, small tear to upper part of front gutter, minor age toning. Else textblock is clean and tight. All edges gilt. Beautiful black floral stamped decoration on front cover and spine, gilt stamped title on front cover and spine, minor sunning to spine, lighlty bumped corners and bumping to head and foot of spine. 376pp. 30 paged advertisements at end. View more info

Rambles in Florence

By: Troutbeck, G. E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Dana Estes & Company: 1912

Seller ID: SB7407

Condition: Good


Ex-library copy with usual stamps, stickers, labels, and markings. Very slightly aged, else clean and tight Gilt top edges. Full-color, front cover pastedown with gilt stamped title and author. Title/auth/pub stamped on spine, library marking on foot of spine. Clear, fice-mil mylar dust jacket; 322p. View more info

The High Peak to Sherwood; The Hills and Dales of Old Merica

By: Tudor, Thomas L.

Price: $8.95

Publisher: London, Robert Scott:

Seller ID: SJ5521

Condition: Very Good+


circa 1925; textblock very clean and tight; lightly sunned spine and shelf rubbed; gilt spine titling bright and complete; 398pp., including topographical index; a beautiful copy with several pages uncut. View more info

Rome

By: Tuker, M. A. R.; Malleson, Hope

Price: $24.25

Publisher: Soho Square, London, Adam & Charles Black: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SJ4570

Condition: Very Good


aged, discolored end papers; slightly shaken textblock is also slightly aged, otherwise clean and fairly tight; the very sunned spine was once a medium blue and is now a somewhat light brown, but leaving the gilt titling with good contrast; decoratively embossed boards lightly rubbed and shelf worn; all the color plates are in excellent condition, and protected by onion-skin overlays; 267pp., including index. View more info

The Old Flying Days

By: Turner, Major C.C.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Marston & Co., Ltd.:

Seller ID: SB12108

Condition: Good+


Circa 1927. Former owner's ink signature on ffep, age-toned endpapers; Slightly shaken, else textblock is clean and fairly tight. B&W photographs. Toned top page edges. Blue cloth binding with a decidedly sunned spine, bumped and worn spine extremities, worn corners, and a scuffed front cover. No dust jacket; 374pp., including index. The author seeks to recall the spirit, the "atmosphere" of the first phase of practical flying in the United Kingdom. View more info

Recollections of England.

By: Tying, Rev. Stephen H.

Price: $34.50

Publisher: London, Samuel Bagster and Sons: 1847

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: SJ6142

Condition: Good


textblock lightly to moderately foxed, else clean and tight; 1848 notice of American edition tipped in at the title page; brown cloth binding is moderately shelf worn, especially at the spine extremities that show fraying with some loss; corners bumped and frayed as well. 302pp. View more info

Gazetteer of British, Scottish & Irish Ghosts: Two Volumes in One

By: Underwood, Peter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Bell Publishing Company: 1985

Seller ID: SB10775

ISBN: 0517492016

Condition: Near Fine


Textblock appears unread, exceptionally clean and tight. No remainder marks. Navy blue binding with gently bumped extremities; Unclipped dust jacket with overall light shelf wear. 504p., including index. View more info

Trait des Mines, [A Treatise on Fortification and Siege Warfare]: Revue, Rectifee, Augmentee De Developpemens Considerables, De Notes, D'un Memoire Pour Server a La Defense Des Plaes De Guerre, et De Plusieurs Planches

By: Vauban, Le Marechal; foissac, Par F. P.

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Paris, Chez Magiel: 1795

Edition: Nouvelle Edition

Seller ID: SB7567

Condition: Good+


Text is in French. Sebastien Le Prestre de Vauban (1633-1707), is considered one of the greatest military engineers of all time, responsible for over 160 French fortifications. Some moisture staining of the textblock, some stamps on title page, aged and worn throughout. All edges red. Plain paper-covered boards moderately edge and corner-worn. 355p., plus 17 plates. View more info

The Fugger News-Letters, 1568-1605, Second Series: Being A Further Selection from the Fugger Papers Specially Referring to Queen Elizabeth and Matters Relating to England During the Years 1568-1605, Here Published For The First Time

By: Von Klarwill, Victor (editor)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, The Bodley Head Ltd.: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SAS1830

Condition: Good+


Binding rubbed with wear to extremities; textblock has foxing in margins not affecting text; small "Blackwell's/Oxford, England" sticker on fep; 353 pp. including index. View more info

American-Swedish Handbook, Vol. III, Centennial Edition (1948)

By: Wald, Arthur; Allwood, Martin; Carlfelt, C. G.; Hanson, Grant; Olson, Oscar N. (editors)

Price: $19.40

Publisher: Rock Island, IL, Augustana Book Concern: 1948

Edition: Centennial Edition

Seller ID: CS681

Condition: Very Good+


very clean and tight, lightly shelf worn cover, blind-embossed on title page; Swedish-American history and literature;168 p. View more info

American-Swedish Handbook, Vol. IV

By: Wald, Arthur; Beck, Victor; Nelson, Harry; Swenson, Birger (editors)

Price: $19.40

Publisher: Rock Island, IL, Augustana Book Concern: 1961

Seller ID: CS684

Condition: Very Good+


blind-embossed title page, else very clean and tight; light edge wear and rubbing to the covers; 148 p. View more info

Templars in America: From the Crusades to the New World

By: Wallace-Murphy, Tim; Hopkins, Marilyn

Price: $8.95

Publisher: NY, Barnes & Noble: 2007

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: SB12505

ISBN: 0760776113

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality copy, textblock is clean and tight. B&W photographs. Unclipped dust jacket, lightly shelf worn to spine and corners. 276pp., including notes and bibliography. View more info

Beautiful Holland : La Belle Hollande : Mooi Holland

By: Walter Helft

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, Walter Helft's Handelmij N.V.:

Seller ID: 03494

Condition: VG


Inscription on front pastedown endpaper is dated 1947, so that is the approximate publication date. Book consists of a couple of hundred black and white photographs from all over Holland, city and country, cathedrals and milk maids, etc., each photo with captions in three languages: English, French, and Dutch. Nice color illustration on cover. View more info

The Camp-Fires of Napoleon. Comprising the Most brilliant Achievements of the Emperor and His Marshals

By: Watson, Henry C.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, Henry T. Coates & Co.: 1854

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: SJ6252

Condition: Good+


Previous owner's inked name on ffep, slight tearing at front gutter, otherwise textblock is clean and tight; top edge gilt; Frayed spine extremities, character worn binding with spotty color variations to the boards, possibly from silverfish; 448pp. View more info