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A VINTAGE 1951 NEWS PHOTOGRAPH BY COURT PHOTOGRAPHER MARCUS ADAMS DEPICTING THE YOUNG 3-YEAR-OLD PRINCE CHARLES ON HIS BIRTHDAY

By: (Adams, Marcus). Prince Charles

Price: $10.00

Publisher: (1951).: (1951).

Seller ID: 25329


(1951).. (1951).. Very good. - sc The 9 inch high by 7-1/8 inch wide black & white photograph depicts the young Prince Charles posing for a photograph to celebrate his birthday. Distributed by the Associated Press News Photo with their stamp on the verso. There is a tiny piece of the image near the prince's hand which is rubbed away. Very good.Intended for publication in newspapers of the period with text for a press realease accompanying the photograph printed in typ... View more info

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A VINTAGE 1954 NEWS PHOTOGRAPH BY THE ROYAL PHOTOGRAPHER MARCUS ADAMS DEPICTING THE YOUNG 6-YEAR-OLD PRINCE CHARLES ON HIS BIRTHDAY.

By: (Adams, Marcus). Prince Charles.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: (1954).: (1954).

Seller ID: 33916


(1954).. (1954).. Very good. - The 9 inch high by 7-1/8 inch wide black & white photograph by Marcus Adams depicts the young Prince Charles posing for a photograph to celebrate his birthday. Distributed by the International News Photo with their stamp on the verso. There is a small crease to the top left corner and edges are curling in. The top edge of the verso is darkened. Very good. Intended for publication in newspapers of the period with text for a press release ... View more info

PERSONAL HISTORY OF LORD BACON from Unpublished Papers

By: (Bacon, Francis). Dixon, William Hepworth

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1861.: 1861.

Seller ID: 641


Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1861.. 1861.. Good. - 8vo, brown cloth (bumped & rubbed; spine faded; small dent to top edge of front cover) titled in gilt (somewhat faded) with frames & decorations stamped in blind on both covers. xix & 424 pp. (pencil name & white ink name on front endpaper with offsetting to pastedown; scattered foxing; small stains to fore-edge with tiny stains to front edges of a number of pages). Good. In his first chapter, the author writes that Spedd... View more info

PERSONAL HISTORY OF LORD BACON. From Unpublished Papers.

By: (Bacon, Francis). Dixon, William Hepworth.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1861.: 1861.

Seller ID: 34600


Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1861.. 1861.. Very good. - Octavo, textured brown cloth. The cloth is worn at the corners and the head & tail of the spine are lightly chipped. xix & 424 pages, There is scattered light foxing. Very good. First American edition.A title in the series "Ticknor and Fields's Household Library of Biography". First Edition. View more info

Image for THE NEW FACE OF KAMPUCHEA: A photo-record of the first American visit to Cambodia since the end of the war.

THE NEW FACE OF KAMPUCHEA: A photo-record of the first American visit to Cambodia since the end of the war.

By: (Brown, Robert). Kline, David.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL: Liberator Presss, (1979).: (1979).

Seller ID: 35359


- Oblong quarto [approximately 8-3/4 inches high by 10 inches wide] black cloth. There is some very light spotting to the front cover with a tiny chip to the bottom edge of the binding. [5] & 115 pages. Profuse black-and-white photographic illustrations by Robert Brown. There is a light glue mark to the front endpaper where a sticker was removed, with creasing to its top corner. The book has a slight musty odor. Very good. First edition.In April 1975 a group of fo... View more info

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"GEORGE BYNG / LORD TORRINGTON": A VINTAGE 18TH CENTURY MEZZOTINT PORTRAIT OF GEORGE BYNG, 1ST VISCOUNT TORRINGTON

By: (Byng, George, Lord Torrington)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Circa [1790].: [1790].

Seller ID: 28399


Circa [1790].. [1790].. Very good. - sc A 7-7/8 inch high by 6-7/8 inch wide oval mezzotint portrait of the 1st Viscount Torrington, mounted with glue from the verso on 7-7/8 inch high by 6-7/8 inch wide rectangular heavy cream paper stock. Though cropped & mounted, the mezzotint is in very good condition. British Admiral and Statesman, George Byng, 1st Viscount Torrington (1668-1733) served as First Lord of the Admiralty under King George II. He began his naval caree... View more info

PROCEEDINGS OF THE PRESENTATION OF THE WILLIAMSBURG AWARD BY THE TRUSTEES OF COLONIAL WILLIAMSBURG TO THE RT. HON. SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL / At Drapers' Hall, London, December 7, 1955.

By: (Churchill, Sir Winston S.).

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Williamsburg, VA: Colonial Williamsburg, 1957.: 1957.

Seller ID: 18225


- Small quarto [10-3/8 inches high by 7 inches wide], blue paper covered boards titled in gilt. The spine & extremities are faded & the head of the spine is lightly chipped. the covers are bumped. 48 pages plus colophon. Full-page and textual illustrations in color and black & white. The contents are near fine. The Williamsburg Award is made "to a person who in the course of contemporary events has made an outstanding contribution to the historic struggle of men t... View more info

CHURCHILL'S GRAND ALLIANCE: The Anglo-American Special Relationship 1940-57

By: (Churchill, Winston S.). Charmley, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY: Harcourt Brace & Company, (1995).: (1995).

Seller ID: 31670


NY: Harcourt Brace & Company, (1995).. (1995).. Very good. - 8vo, black cloth backed black boards titled in red, in dw (rubbed). xv & 427 pp. Illustrated in B&W. Very good. First American edition."Churchill carried on the war because of his misguided faith that U.S. help could be enlisted to save the British Empire, contends Charmley. President Roosevelt, however, sought an end to imperialism and thus entered the war only belatedly, ensuring that Britain would ... View more info

Image for A PARTIALLY PRINTED DOCUMENT SIGNED BY MINISTER FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS ALEXANDROS SKOUZES CONFERRING, ON BEHALF OF THE KING, THE CROSS OF THE COMMANDER OF THE ROYAL ORDER OF THE REDEEMER ON BRITISH JOURNALIST CAMPBELL CLARKE.

A PARTIALLY PRINTED DOCUMENT SIGNED BY MINISTER FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS ALEXANDROS SKOUZES CONFERRING, ON BEHALF OF THE KING, THE CROSS OF THE COMMANDER OF THE ROYAL ORDER OF THE REDEEMER ON BRITISH JOURNALIST CAMPBELL CLARKE.

By: (Clarke, Campbell). Skouzes, Alexandros. (1853-1937). Greek politician who served several times as Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Greece.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Athens, Greece: January 3, 1897.: 1897.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 36407


DOCUMENT AWARDING CAMPBELL CLARKE THE HIGHEST HONOR OF GREECE - Document printed on the first side of a sheet of cream-colored paper folded once to form 4 sides, each 13-34 inches high by 8-3/8 inches wide. The document is filled in in a secretarial hand and is signed "A. Skouzes". The document is folded once & there is creasing around the fold with a short tear at the right edge. The bottom edge is lightly creased with a stain at the bottom right corner. Good. T... View more info

OLIVER CROMWELL: His Life, Times, Battlefields and Contemporaries

By: (Cromwell, Oliver). Hood, Paxton

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1884.: 1884.

Seller ID: 7376


London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1884.. 1884.. Good. - Octavo, brown cloth titled in gilt with a pictorial vignette in gilt & black on the front cover & in gilt with a vignette in black on the spine.The binding is lightly rubbed & the covers are bumped. iv & 428 pages. Illustrated with 8 black-and-white plates, including a frontispiece. The title page is lightly chipped with a short tear & there is a contemporary owner's inscription above the title. There is scattered foxin... View more info

THE PRAEGER ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ANCIENT GREEK CIVILIZATION

By: (Devambez, Pierre; editor)

Price: $17.50

Publisher: NY: Frederick A. Praeger, (1967).: (1967).

Seller ID: 6465


NY: Frederick A. Praeger, (1967).. (1967).. Very good. - Small quarto, cloth, in dw. The dw is lightly chipped with a short tear. 491 pp. Profusely illustrated in B&W. Very good. First American edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

PARTICULARS OF THE CLAIMS OF SIR CHARLES WILLIAM HOCKADAY DICK, BARONET, On Her Majesty's Government....With the Full History and Evidences of the Claims in the Three Cases

By: (Dick, Sir Charles William Hockaday; Dick, Sir William)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Brighton: Printed by Fleet and Son, Printers, Herald-Office, 1864.: 1864.

Seller ID: 32872


Brighton: Printed by Fleet and Son, Printers, Herald-Office, 1864.. 1864.. Good. - Octavo, printed self-wraps. 16 pages. There is foxing to the first 3 leaves & the last page with tiny black stains to the lower halves of pages 2-8. The edges of the title page & the bottom corner of the 2nd leaf are chipped. Good. First edition.Sir Charles was Custodian of the Brighton Museum for many years. When he lost that post he sunk into poverty. One of his ancestors, Sir Will... View more info

ORDONNANCE FAICTE POUR LES FUNERAILLES CELEBREES A PARIS LE 24 AVRIL 1498 POUR L'ENTERREMENT DU CORPS DE BON ROY CHARLES HUYTIESME / que Dieu absoille / avec son epitaphe et la piteuse complainte de Dame Chrestiente. Suivant les editions imprimees MCCCCXCVIII.

By: (Franklin, Alfred).

Price: $75.00

Publisher: (Paris: Leon Techener, 1875).: 1875).

Seller ID: 34258


(Paris: Leon Techener, 1875).. 1875).. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed cream wraps & titled within a decorative frame in black on the front wrap. The wraps are lightly bumped & the rear wrap is soiled & is darkened along the spine. There is light creasing to the top edge of the front wrap & the tail of the spine is lightly chipped. Half-title, title & 88 pages plus colophon. The contents are bright and fine. The publisher's cover title is "Collecti... View more info

FREDERICK THE GREAT. Translated from the German by Winifred Ray.

By: (Frederick the Great). Hegemann, Werner.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London: Constable & Co. Ltd., 1929.: 1929.

Seller ID: 35787


- Octavo, maroon cloth titled in gilt on the spine. The top edge is gilt. The covers are lightly bumped & rubbed. The spine is darkened with the head & tail chipped. xviii & 541 pages. 4 black-and-white plates, including a portrait frontispiece. The bottom edge is slightly soiled. The contents are very good. First English edition. First Edition. View more info

THE TRAITORS: The Double Life of Fuchs, Pontecorvo and Nunn May.

By: (Fuchs, Klaus; May, Allan Nunn; Pontecorvo, Bruno). Moorehead, Alan.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London: Hamish Hamilton, (1952).: (1952).

Seller ID: 34783


London: Hamish Hamilton, (1952).. (1952).. Very good. - Octavo, cloth, in a dust wrapper. The dust jacket is lightly soiled with the top edge lightly creased & chipped. 222 pages. There is light offsetting to the endpapers & the fore-edge is slightly soiled. There are a few pencil markings in the first chapter. 4 black-and-white illustrations. Very good. First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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THE WASTED SESSION OF 1873.

By: (Gladstone, William Ewart). British Conservative Party.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London: National Union, 1873,: 1873,

Seller ID: 36869


- Octavo, softcover, unbound, removed. 15 pages plus 1-page publisher's catalog. The title & last page are somewhat darkened around the edges. There is some very light foxing to the title page with a tiny chip to its front edge. Very good. National Union of Conservative and Constitutional Associations publication No. 22. Described in the National Union catalog as "A Sequel to 'The Gladstone Administration,' No. 17." A negative account of Gladstone's Liberal admin... View more info

GREENLANDSKOMMISSIONENS BETAENKNING. (6 parts in 9 volumes, complete)

By: (Greenland)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Kobenhavn: (S.L. Mollers Bogtrykkeri), 1950.: 1950.

Seller ID: 24063


Kobenhavn: (S.L. Mollers Bogtrykkeri), 1950.. 1950.. Very good. - Octavo, softcovers. Six parts in nine volumes bound printed dark blue wraps titled in white on the front covers and the spines. The books are housed in a tan kraft cardboard slipcase with folding lip and a printed title label on the spine. The covers are very slightly creased and rubbed. The slipcase is rubbed with some slight wear to the edges. Includes 8 text volumes and a book illustrated with 14 full-p... View more info

THE TRIAL OF JOZSEF GROSZ AND HIS ACCOMPLICES

By: (Grosz, Jozsef)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Budapest, [Hungary]: Published by the State Publishing House, 1951.: 1951.

Seller ID: 1178


Budapest, [Hungary]: Published by the State Publishing House, 1951.. 1951.. Good. - Octavo, original light green and white printed wraps. Titled in black on the front cover. The covers are quite soiled and stained with, as one might well expect, several chips to the overlapping edges. 411 pages with illustrations from photographs. The front hinge is cracked. A good copy. Jozsef Grosz conspired to restore the monarchy to Communist Hungary. View more info

PALAEOGRAPHY GENEAOLOGY AND TOPOGRAPHY. (Catalogue)

By: (H. R. Moulton)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Richmond, Surrey, U.K.: H. R. Moulton, 1930.: 1930.

Seller ID: 28375


Richmond, Surrey, U.K.: H. R. Moulton, 1930.. 1930.. Good. - sc Quarto, original printed wraps. The spine is chipped & torn with pieces out; the rear wrap & last 3 leaves are detached. 341 pp. Page edges slightly darkened. 1 facsimile. A good working copy, well worth repairing.Together with a suite of 6 leaves of plates (dampstained), and a general index [121 pages with 11 pp. of facsimiles] both bound in printed wraps. The facsimiles included with the index are damp... View more info

PALAEOGRAPHY GENEALOGY AND TOPOGRAPHY. (Catalogue)

By: (H. R. Moulton)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Richmond, Surrey, U.K.: H. R. Moulton, 1930.: 1930.

Seller ID: 28376


Richmond, Surrey, U.K.: H. R. Moulton, 1930.. 1930.. Good. - Quarto, 12-1/4 inches high by 10 inches wide. Hardcover with the original wraps bound in buckram titled in gilt. The binding is rubbed, soiled & stained. 341 pages. Scattered foxing. A suite of 12 pages of illustrations, with its own wrappers, is bound in at the front. A good, tight copy. An ALS by Herbert Moulton to the recipient of the catalogue, a Dr. Gordon Ward, is tipped in. Also tipped in are three pr... View more info