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QUELLENKUNDE DER DEUTSCHEN GESCHICHTE, nach Folge der Begebenheiten fur eigene Vortrage der deutschen Geschichte geordnet / von F.C. Dahlmann

By: (Salloch, William). Dahlmann, Friedrich Christoph

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Gottingen: Dieterich'schen Buchhandlung, 1830.: 1830.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 16738

Condition: Good


Gottingen: Dieterich'schen Buchhandlung, 1830.. 1830.. Good. - Small octavo, three-quarter green cloth & decorative green & black paper covered boards with a paper label on the spine. The binding is rubbed & bumped with the head & tail of the spine chipped. The label is darkened & chipped & no longer readable. There is a small sticker with the author's name on the front cover. Title & 69 pages. There is foxing & staining throughout. Good working copy. An early volume of an important bibliography of primary and secondary sources of works on German history, issued in parts. The multi-volume w... View more info

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VOKS BULLETIN No. 5-6.

By: (Shostakovich, Dimitri). Fedorova, Zoya; Alabyan, A.; Petrov, Evgeny; et al.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: (Moscow): U.S.S.R. Society for Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries, (1942).: (1942).

Seller ID: 94962

Condition: Good


- Small quarto [10-3/8 inches high by 7-7/8 inches wide], softcover bound in printed tan wraps with a decorative illustration in black on the front cover. The spine is rubbed & torn. The corners & top & bottom edges of the wraps are lightly creased. 72 & [4] pages. Illustrated in black & white with 4 plates & numerous textual illustrations. Good. From the Stefansson Collection of the Dartmouth College Library with a library stamp and a discard stamp on the front wrap. This issue of the English-language Soviet cultural journal VOKS contains a lengthy listing with commentary of the 1942 Stalin P... View more info

VOKS BULLETIN 3-4

By: (Shostakovich, Dimitri; Molotov, V.; Gorky, Maxim; et al). (Kemenov, Vladimir; Editor-in-Chief)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: (Moscow): U.S.S.R. Society for Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries, (1942).: (1942).

Seller ID: 17713

Condition: Good


(Moscow): U.S.S.R. Society for Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries, (1942).. (1942).. Good. - Small quarto [approximately 10-1/4 inches high by 7-3/4 inches wide], softcover bound in printed cream wrappers with a vignette in black on the front wrap. The wraps are soiled & darkened with a crease to the rear wrap. The tail of the spine is torn & there is a piece out of the head. 101 & [1] pages. Black-and-white illustrations. There is a crease to each of the last 10 leaves with very light creasing to the front margins of the remaining leaves. 1 bottom page corner is stained. Good. From ... View more info

EDGAR SNOW'S CHINA: A Personal Account of the Chinese Revolution Compiled from the Writings of Edgar Snow

By: (Snow, Edgar). Snow, Lois Wheeler; compiler

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York: Random House, (1981).: (1981).

Seller ID: 8385

Condition: Very good


New York: Random House, (1981).. (1981).. Very good. - Small quarto [11 inches high by 8-1/2 inches wide], cloth, in a price- clipped dust wrapper. The covers are lightly bumped & the head & tail of the spine are creased. The dust jacket is rubbed & chipped with creases & short tears to the top edge & creasing to the bottom corner of the front panel. xx & 284 pages. Profuse black-and-white photographic illustrations & a double-page map. Very good. Dust jacket present. View more info

DISPUTATIONEM CIRCULAREM DE C. JUL. SOLINO, Sub Praesidio Dan. Guil. Molleri, Histor. & Metaphys. Prof. Publ. / Seriis Solinianorum aestimatoribus p.p. Carolus Botsch Norimbergensis. Altdorfi d. 19. August an. [MD]C. XCIII

By: (Solinus, Gaius Julius). Moller, Daniel Wilhelm; Botsch, Karl

Price: $200.00

Publisher: [Altdorf]: Literis Henrici Meyeri, [1693].: [1693].

Seller ID: 16636

Condition: Good


[Altdorf]: Literis Henrici Meyeri, [1693].. [1693].. Good. - Small quarto [8-1/2 inches high by 6-3/4 inches wide], softcover, printed self-wraps. 32 pages. The paper has becom somewhat limp. The title page is foxed with its edges chipped & there is foxing throughout. The page corners are creased and/or chipped. Good. A dissertation in Latin by seventeenth-century philologist Daniel Wilhelm Moller [1672-1712], professor of history and metaphysics at the university in Altdorf, Switzerland. The subject of this work is Gaius Julius Solinus, a fourth- century or possibly third-century Latin gra... View more info

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SHIBUSAWA or The Passing of Old Japan.

By: (Stevens, E. Dalton). Adams, I. Williams.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York and London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1906.: 1906.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 31961

Condition: Very good


INSCRIBED BY MR. AND MRS. ADAMS - Octavo, maroon cloth titled in gilt. The binding is bumped with the tail of the spine creased. The extremities are rubbed & there is a small area of bubbling to the cloth of the rear cover. x, [1] leaf & 284 pages. Illustrated in black & white with 4 plates, including a frontispiece, & several vignettes by E. Dalton Stevens. Very good. First edition.Inscribed on the front endpaper "Compliments of Mr. & Mrs. Adams / Mr. & Mrs. Comstock / 24th Sept. 1908." First Edition. View more info

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SOVIET RUSSIA TODAY: Twenty-Fifth Anniversary 1917-1942. (Vol. 11, No. 7) November 1942. (Cover title).

By: (Ward, Lynd). Kent, Rockwell; Roosevelt, Eleanor; Einstein, Albert; et al. Smith, Jessica; editor

Price: $75.00

Publisher: (New York: S.R.T. Publications, Inc.), 1942.: 1942.

Seller ID: 36835

Condition: Very good


- Quarto [11-3/4 inches high by 8-3/4 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial red-and-white wrappers with a black-and-white illustration by Lynd Ward on the front cover. The binding is lightly rubbed. The corners of the front cover are slightly creased & there is some minor soiling to the rear cover. 38 pages. Illustrated in black & white with photographic illustrations & illustrations by Lynd Ward. Very good. This issue celebrates the 25th anniversary of the Soviet Union [1917-1942]. Featured on the cover is the section "America Salutes her Soviet Ally", which includes brief tr... View more info

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SOVIET RUSSIA TODAY. (Vol. 11, No. 3) July, 1942. (Cover title).

By: (Ward, Lynd). Klarin, Jan; Stalin, Joseph; Caldwell, Erskine; et al. Smith, Jessica; editor.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: (New York: S.R.T. Publications, Inc.), 1942.: 1942.

Seller ID: 36837

Condition: Very good


- Quarto [11-3/4 inches high by 8-3/4 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial orange, blue & cream wrappers with an illustration by Lynd Ward on the front cover. The corners of he covers are lightly creased & the spine is rubbed. There is a stain with some minor soiling to the rear cover. 34 pages. Black-and-white illustrations. There is some very light creasing to the corners and front edges of the pages. Very good. Among the contents of this wartime issue are an article "The Red Navy" by Jan Klarin; "Stalin's May First Order of the Day"; and a book review by Erskine Caldwe... View more info

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SOVIET RUSSIA TODAY. (Vol. 10, No. 8) December, 1941. (Cover title).

By: (Ward, Lynd). Stalin, Joseph; Inber, Vera; Schneider, Isidor; et al. Smith, Jessica; editor

Price: $75.00

Publisher: (New York: S.R.T. Publications, Inc.), 1941.: 1941.

Seller ID: 36836

Condition: Very good


ILLUSTRATED WITH A SUPERB COVER ILLUSTRATION BY LYND WARD - Quarto [11-3/4 inches high by 8-3/4 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial cream & dark green wrappers with an illustration in brilliant silver & green by Lynd Ward on the front cover. There is some minor soiling & creasing to the covers. 34 pages with black-and-white illustrations throughout. There is some very light creasing to the edges of the pages. Very good. Among the contents of this wartime issue are an illustrated article on Soviet war posters; the text of Joseph Stalin's speech on the eve of the 24th anniversary of the ... View more info

Image for FRAGMENT of an AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED by the Irish politician JAMES AGAR, 1ST VISCOUNT CLIFDEN addressed to BRIGADIER GENERAL CLARKE.

FRAGMENT of an AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED by the Irish politician JAMES AGAR, 1ST VISCOUNT CLIFDEN addressed to BRIGADIER GENERAL CLARKE.

By: Agar, James, 1st Viscount Clifden (1734-1789). Irish peer and politician who held office as one of the joint Postmasters General of Ireland.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: December 8, 1788.: 1788.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 94952

Condition: Very good


- Over 45 words penned on 9-1/4 inch high by 7-1/4 inch wide creamy white watermarked paper. Apparently only one page of a longer letter, likely missing an attached leaf, from what is claimed by the endorsement on the verso to be a letter of recommendation. Only the closing lines and sentiments are present. "Lady Clifden presents her best compliments to you and adds her wishes to mine to see you once more in good health & spirits in this old Castle...." Signed "Clifden". "Brig. Gen. Clarke" is penned in darker ink in a contemporary hand next to the Viscount's signature.... View more info

HISTORY OF EUROPE From the Commencement of the French Revolution in 1789, to the Restoration of the Bourbons in 1815. (Abridged edition).

By: Alison, Archibald.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York: J. Winchester, New World Press, 1843.: 1843.

Seller ID: 34280

Condition: Good


New York: J. Winchester, New World Press, 1843.. 1843.. Good. - Octavo, marbled boards backed with blue calf, titled & decorated in gilt on the spine. The edges & endpapers are marbled. The leather is rubbed & the boards are lightly rubbed with the paper chipped at the corners. xxiv & 494 pages. There is scattered foxing & light staining throughout & the pages are somewhat rippled. The top corners of pages 331-348 are creased & a few page corners are lightly bumped. Good. From the library of Clarence Livingston with his signature on the title page."Abridged from the Last London Editi... View more info

VIE DE CLAIRE-CLEMENCE DE MAILLE-BREZE / PRINCESSE DE CONDE 1628-1694

By: Asselineau, Charles

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Paris: Leon Techener, Libraire, 1872.: 1872.

Seller ID: 14006

Condition: Very good


Paris: Leon Techener, Libraire, 1872.. 1872.. Very good. - Small octavo, softcover bound in printed yellow wraps. The binding is lightly bumped & very lightly soiled. The head & tail of the spine are chipped. Half-title, title & 125 pages. Some overlapping page edges are darkened. Very good. View more info

LA LITTERATURE GEOGRAPHIQUE FRANÇAISE DE LA RENAISSANCE. Repertoire bibliographique par Geoffroy Atkinson, plus Supplement. 2 volumes in 1.

By: Atkinson, Geoffroy.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY: Burt Franklin, (1968).: (1968).

Seller ID: 5806

Condition: Very good


- Octavo, maroon cloth titled in gilt. 565 pp.; and 88 pp. Illustrated. Slightly dusty, else near fine. Reprint of the 1936 edition of 500 copies. View more info

MODERN IRAN

By: Avery, Peter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York & Washington: Frederick A. Praeger, (1965).: (1965).

Seller ID: 31562

Condition: Very good


New York & Washington: Frederick A. Praeger, (1965).. (1965).. Very good. - Octavo, 8-3/4 inches high by 5-5/8 inches wide. Hardcover, bound in indigo cloth titled in gilt on the spine. The head and tail of the spine are bumped and a dark stain line is evident on the upper portion of the spine. xvi, 527 & [i] pages, illustrated with a 16-3/4 by 24 inch wide folding map. A previous owner's name is stamped in blind on the front endpaper and there is some soiling to the front pastedown. Very good. View more info

THE AMARNA AGE: A Study of the Crisis of the Ancient World. With a Preface by Stanley A. Cook

By: Baikie, James, Rev

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York: The Macmillan Company, 1926.: 1926.

Seller ID: 5403

Condition: Good


New York: The Macmillan Company, 1926.. 1926.. Good. - Octavo, blue cloth. The covers are rubbed & bumped with the extremities faded. The spine is darkened with the head & tail chipped & the titling completely faded. xxvii, [ii], 464 & [1] pages plus 2-page publisher's catalog. Illustrated with 32 black-and-white plates, including a frontispiece, and with 1 folding black-and-white map & 4 color maps, 3 of them folding. Also with a 2-page synchronistic table of the Amarna Age. There is occasional light soiling & the edges of the pastedowns & endpapers are darkened with an owner's name & date on... View more info

PAUL OF YUGOSLAVIA: Britain's Maligned Friend

By: Balfour, Neil; and Mackay, Sally

Price: $45.00

Publisher: (Burnaby, BC, Canada: Canada Wide Magazines and Communications Ltd.), (1996).: (1996).

Seller ID: 32767

ISBN: 1550563971

Condition: Very good


(Burnaby, BC, Canada: Canada Wide Magazines and Communications Ltd.), (1996).. (1996).. Very good. - Octavo, boards in a dust wrapper. The binding is lightly bumped. The rear panel of the dust jacket is lightly rubbed. 348 pages. Black-and- white illustrations, including facsimiles. The top corner of the front endpaper is clipped & there is a very small area of soiling to the book's top edge. Very good Despite his intimate friendship with the British royal family, and his own British sympathies, the British orchestrated and then acclaimed the 1941 coup which overthrew Prince Paul of Yugosla... View more info

ESSAI DE BIBLIOGRAPHIE CRITIQUE DES GENERALITES DE L'HISTOIRE DE PARIS

By: Barroux, Marius

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY: Burt Franklin, circa [1970].: [1970].

Seller ID: 23140

Condition: Very good


NY: Burt Franklin, circa [1970].. [1970].. Very good. - Octavo, maroon cloth titled in gilt. Very lightly spotted. vi, 153 & [1] pp. Very good. Reprint of the edition originally published in Paris in 1908.The text is in French. View more info

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AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED BY FRENCH STATESMAN AND PHILOSOPHER JULES BARTHELEMY-SAINT-HILAIRE.

By: Barthelemy-Saint-Hilaire, Jules. (1805-1895). French statesman and philosopher who translated Aristotle.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Paris: 6 October, 1877.: 1877.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 35054

Condition: Good


Paris: 6 October, 1877.. 1877.. Good. - Approximately 119 words penned in black ink on a 8-1/4 inch high by 5- 1/4 inch wide sheet of bluish-gray paper. Signed "B. S Hilaire". The paper is lightly bumped with its edges slightly faded. There is a small tear to the right edge. Folded twice for mailing. Good. Barthelemy-Saint- Hilaire writes in French to an English gentleman who has been referred to him by Lord Houghton. He apologizes for failing to find him at a crowded function. He explains that he had ordered the guards to make sure that the gentleman got past the door, and had als... View more info

ISRAEL: YEARS OF CHALLENGE

By: Ben-Gurion, David

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1963).: (1963).

Seller ID: 5035

Condition: Very good


New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1963).. (1963).. Very good. - Octavo, cloth, in a dust wrapper. The covers are bumped & lightly spotted. The dust jacket is rubbed & lightly soiled & chipped with spotting to its spine. vi & 240 pages. Black-and-white illustrations. The contents are very good. First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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PLEA FOR LIBERTY: Letters to the English, The Americans, The Europeans.

By: Bernanos, Georges.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: (New York): Pantheon Books, Inc., (1944).: (1944).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 94780

Condition: Good


- Octavo, red cloth with a gilt-lettered label on the spine. The corners are rubbed & bumped. The head & tail of the spine are lightly rubbed and the label is chipped. The dust wrapper is split into two pieces along the front joint. It is soiled, darkened & chipped with pieces out of the head & tail of its spine & its front panel and with a pencil notation on its rear panel. 272 pages. The front pastedown is partially darkened & there is offsetting to the endpapers. There is a stain to the fore-edge. Good in a fair dust wrapper. First edition."Bernanos, veteran of World War I, ferven... View more info