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Image for A FOUR-PAGE AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED by the British General and Literary Figure SIR EDWARD BRUCE HAMLEY to Mrs. Mary Ford, widow of Richard Ford who wrote the popular "Handbook for Travellers in Spain".

A FOUR-PAGE AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED by the British General and Literary Figure SIR EDWARD BRUCE HAMLEY to Mrs. Mary Ford, widow of Richard Ford who wrote the popular "Handbook for Travellers in Spain".

By: Hamley, Sir Edward Bruce (1824-1893). British general and literary figure.

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Bournemouth: January 19th, 1892.: 1892.

Seller ID: 35628

Condition: Very good


- Over 160 words penned on 4 sides of a folded sheet of creamy white paper, the letter measuring 7-1/8 inches high by 4-1/2 inches wide. In his letter penned from the Mount Dore Hotel in Bournemouth, England, Sir Edward Bruce Hamley first expresses his appreciation for the kindness Mrs. Ford has shown his niece and for her having inquired concerning his health. He responds that "though my health is very well restored yet the disorder in my chest, causing sometimes much shortness of breath, still continues and disables me for active exertion." He goes on to relate that when he came to L... View more info

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THE TRUTH ABOUT THE JAMESON RAID. As Related to Alleyne Ireland.

By: Hammond, John Hays.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, MA: Marshall Jones Company, 1918.: 1918.

Seller ID: 37397

Condition: Good


- Octavo, blue boards with printed labels on the front cover & spine. There are some small dents to the rear cover with corresponding dents to the rear panel of the dust jacket. The jacket is foxed & chipped with some light staining. Its spine is darkened with the head torn & the tail chipped. viii & 50 pages. There is light dampstaining to the front edges of the rear blanks & last 4 text pages with very light staining to the top corners from pages 5-42. There is light offsetting from the dust jacket to the endpapers. Good. First edition. The Jameson Raid was a botched raid against the South ... View more info

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A TYPICALLY ACERBIC TYPED LETTER SIGNED BY GILBERT HARDING.

By: Harding, Gilbert.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: The B.B.C., London: 3rd January, 1955.: 1955.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 34064

Condition: Very good


The B.B.C., London: 3rd January, 1955.. 1955.. Very good. - 55 words typed on a sheet of cream paper, 7 inches high by 5-1/4 inches wide. Signed "Gilbert Harding". Together with a carbon copy of the recipient's letter. Folded once for mailing. Near fine. A delightfully typical response from Gilbert Harding to a correspondent who has suggested that Harding might come to his house and look at his Hans Andersen collection, hoping he won't mind not smoking while he is there. "If you don't want to come drop me a card with just one word: 'NO'." Harding replies: "It would be mo... View more info

THE MACLURE COLLECTION OF FRENCH REVOLUTIONARY MATERIALS.

By: Hardy, James D., Jr.; Jensen, John H.; and Wolfe, Martin; editors.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, (1966).: (1966).

Seller ID: 6470

Condition: Very good


- Quarto, cloth, in dw. The binding is lightly bumped & soiled; the dw is rubbed & lightly chipped. 456 pp. Very good. Dust jacket present. View more info

THE GURNEYS OF EARLHAM. 2 volumes

By: Hare, Augustin J. C

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London: George Allen, 1897.: 1897.

Seller ID: 16031

Condition: Good


London: George Allen, 1897.. 1897.. Good. - Octavo, black cloth with rules in red, titled in gilt on the spines. The bindings are bumped & rubbed. The head & tail of the Vol. 1 spine are lightly chipped. There is a piece out of the head of the Vol. 2 spine & a tear to its tail. x & 343 pages; and viii & 352 pages; partially unopened. Illustrated with 52 black-and-white plates. There is a small piece out of the top margin of 1 Vol. 2 leaf where 2 leaves have been roughly opened. Good. Second edition.Hare writes in his Preface: "The Gurneys of Earlham were a Quaker family, who--through... View more info

AN HISTORICAL RELATION OF THE CONSPIRACY OF JOHN LEWIS, COUNT DE FIESCHI, Against the City and Republick of Genoua, in the Year 1547. Done into English by Hugh Hare. 2 volumes in 1

By: Hare, Hugh

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Privately printed, 1886.: 1886.

Seller ID: 5723

Condition: Good


Privately printed, 1886.. 1886.. Good. - Octavo, blue cloth (bumped & rubbed; covers partially faded with 2 small stains to front cover; spine completely faded); printed label (rubbed & darkened with small pieces out) on spine; deckle-edged. 61 & [1] pages; and 63 pages. There is offsetting to the endpapers; light soiling to prelims of both volumes; small piece out of bottom corner of 1 page. An unopened copy. Good. Limited edition of 75 large-paper copies.A book about Gian Luigi Fieschi [1522–1547], whose conspiracy against the Dorias was much romanticized in literature. View more info

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CARD SIGNED BY HISTORIAN AND HARVARD PROFESSOR ALBERT BUSHNELL HART.

By: Hart Albert Bushnell. (1854-1943). American historian, writer and editor.

Price: $10.00

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 95233

Condition: Very good


Very good. - An approximately 1-3/4 inch high by 3-1/4 inch wide card with his name printed on it in capital letters is signed in green ink "Albert Bushnell Hart". The bottom edge of the card is slightly unevenly cut. Two pieces of tape adhere to the verso where the card has been removed from an album, with slight offsetting to the recto. Very good. Albert Bushnell Hart [1854-1943], an American historian, writer and editor based at Harvard University, was one of the first generation of professionally trained historians in the United States. He was on the Harvard faculty for forty-t... View more info

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I LOST MY LOVE IN BAGHDAD: A Modern War Story

By: Hastings, Michael

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Australia: Melbourne University Press, (2008).: (2008).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 27720

ISBN: 0522854931

Condition: Good


Melbourne, Australia: Melbourne University Press, (2008).. (2008).. Good. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY MICHAEL HASTINGS IN THE YEAR OF PUBLICATION - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial wraps. The corners and edges of the covers are creased and the rear cover is slightly rubbed. ix, [iii] & 276 pages. There are a couple of small stains to the fore-edge of the book. Good. First Australian edition of the author's first book, published in the same year as the first American.Inscribed and signed by Michael Hastings on the title page in the year of publication.The American author and journalist... View more info

THE CELTS: The People who Came out of the Darkness

By: Herm, Gerhard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: St. Martin's Press, (1977).: (1977).

Seller ID: 8392

Condition: Very good


New York: St. Martin's Press, (1977).. (1977).. Very good. - Octavo, cloth, in a dust wrapper. The covers are lightly bumped. The top & bottom edges of the covers & the head & tail of the spine are faded. [vii] & 312 pages. Black-and-white illustrations & maps. Very good. First American edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

SOURCES FOR GREEK HISTORY / Between the Persian and Peloponnesian Wars. Collected and Arranged by G. F. Hill. A New Edition by R. Meiggs and A. Andrewes

By: Hill, G. F.; compiler and editor

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1951.: 1951.

Seller ID: 13363

Condition: Very good


Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1951.. 1951.. Very good. - Octavo, cloth, in a dust wrapper. The binding is lightly bumped with a small piece out of the cloth at the top corner of the front cover. The spine & extremities of the dust jacket are somewhat darkened. The jacket is chipped & lightly soiled with a piece out of the head of its spine. xx & 426 pages plus colophon. Very good. Later printing. Dust jacket present. View more info

THE KREMLIN'S HUMAN DILEMMA: Russia after Half a Century of Revolution

By: Hindus, Maurice

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1967.: 1967.

Seller ID: 10801

Condition: Very good


Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1967.. 1967.. Very good. - Octavo, cloth, in a price-clipped dust wrapper. The binding is very lightly bumped with a few very light stains to the front cover. There is some light soiling to the dust jacket, the jacket spine is somewhat darkened & there is a price-sticker on the front flap. x, [1] leaf & 395 pages. There is a bookplate on the front pastedown. Very good. First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

REDE DES FUHRERS UND REICHSKANZLERS ADOLF HITLER VOR DEM REICHSTAG AM 20. FEBRUAR 1938

By: Hitler, Adolf

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Berlin: M. Muller & Sohn, [1938].: [1938].

Seller ID: 7880

Condition: Good


Berlin: M. Muller & Sohn, [1938].. [1938].. Good. - Squarish octavo, soft covers bound in printed cream wraps. The wraps are darkened & very lightly soiled & their front edges are lightly chipped with a small piece out of the bottom edge of the front wrap. 71 pages. The pages are darkened. Good only. Hitler's February 20, 1938 Reichstag speech. The text is in German. View more info

KRISE UDEN ALTERNATIV: En anaylse af dansk gronlandsdebat

By: Hojlund, Niels

Price: $10.00

Publisher: [Kobenhavn, Denmark]: Gyldendal, (1972).: (1972).

Seller ID: 24075

Condition: Good


[Kobenhavn, Denmark]: Gyldendal, (1972).. (1972).. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial blue wrappers. The binding is rubbed & bumped with creasing to the spine & extremities. 218 & [1] pages. Good. "Crisis Without an Alternative: An Analysis of the Danish Greenland Debate". A book about the relationship between Denmark and Greenland. The text is in Danish. View more info

MADAME DE MAINTENON

By: Houssaye, Arsene

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Mossant, Vallon & Co., n.d. [1930s].: n.d. [1930s].

Seller ID: 13393

Condition: Very good


Mossant, Vallon & Co., n.d. [1930s].. n.d. [1930s].. Very good. - Small quarto [7 inches high by 5 inches wide], softcover bound in printed white wraps with raised decorative patterning on the front wrap, sewn with white thread. The edges of the wraps are slightly darkened & the rear wrap is lightly soiled with a tiny black stain. [28] pages. Very good. Mossant & Vallon produced fine felt hats in the 1930s. View more info

THE OXFORD HISTORY OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

By: Howard, Michael; Louis, William Roger; editors

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Oxford, U.K./New York: Oxford University Press, 1998.: 1998.

Seller ID: 16643

Condition: Fine


Oxford, U.K./New York: Oxford University Press, 1998.. 1998.. Fine. - Octavo, cloth in a dust wrapper. xxii & 458 pages. Illustrated in black & white and color. Near fine. First American edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

EUROPE IN ZIGZAGS. Social, Artistic, Literary, and Political Affairs on the Continent. With 36 Illustrations

By: Huddleston, Sisley

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia & London: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1929.: 1929.

Seller ID: 3496

Condition: Good


Philadelphia & London: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1929.. 1929.. Good. - Octavo, decorative tan cloth. The covers are bumped and soiled. 354 pages, illustrated with 36 sepia-toned photographic illustrations on 32 plates, including depictions of Mussolini, Gabriele d'Annunzio, German Athletic Youth, Heinrich and Thomas Mann, etc. Good. First edition. As the sub-title so aptly describes it, this work captures the social, artistic and political flavor of Europe in the late twenties. Though still several years away, the coming war looms within the sub-text. First Edition. View more info

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AN ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF PACIFISM.

By: Huxley, Aldous; editor.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London: Chatto & Windus, 1937.: 1937.

Seller ID: 37295

Condition: Good


- Octavo, softcover bound in printed tan wrappers titled in red. The spine & extremities are darkened. Title, 125 & [1] pages. Very good First edition. A rebuttal of pro-war arguments published under the auspices of The Peace Pledge Union. First Edition. View more info

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MARIE-AMELIE ET LA COUR DE PALERME 1806-1814.

By: Imbert de Saint-Amand, [Arthur Leon]. (1834-1900).

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Paris: E. Dentu, Editeur, 1891.: 1891.

Seller ID: 36942

Condition: Good


- Octavo, marbled boards backed with black calf & titled in gilt with decorations in gilt between raised bands in blind on the spine; marbled endpapers. The binding is lightly rubbed. Half-title, title, 255 & [2] pages. There is some darkening & light foxing to the pages. Despite its flaws, a very good, handsomely bound book. First edition.A title in the series Les Femmes des Tuileries.From the library of Alice Maud Livingston with her signature and the date 1894 on the flyleaf.Arthur Leon Imbert de Saint-Amand [1834-1900] was a nineteenth-century French aristocrat, choreographer ... View more info

LA JEUNESSE DE LA REINE MARIE-AMELIE (1782-1806).

By: Imbert de Saint-Amand, [Arthur Leon]. (1834-1900).

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Paris: E. Dentu, Editeur, 1891.: 1891.

Seller ID: 36951

Condition: Good


- Octavo, marbled boards backed with black calf & titled in gilt with decorations in gilt between raised bands in blind on the spine; marbled endpapers. The corners of the covers are rubbed & there is light rubbing to the leather. Half-title, title & 288 pages. The fore-edge & bottom edge are lightly foxed. The pages are darkened & there is foxing or staining to the margins of several pages. Despite its flaws, a very good, handsomely bound book. First edition.A title in the series Les Femmes des Tuileries.From the library of Alice Maud Livingston with her signature and the date 1894 o... View more info

MARIE-AMELIE AU PALAIS-ROYAL.

By: Imbert de Saint-Amand, [Arthur Leon]. (1834-1900).

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Paris: E. Dentu, Editeur, 1892.: 1892.

Seller ID: 36950

Condition: Good


- Octavo, marbled boards backed with black calf & titled in gilt with decorations in gilt between raised bands in blind on the spine; marbled endpapers. There are small areas of rubbing to the covers and the head of the spine is rubbed & chipped. Half-title & 410 pages. There is some light foxing to the half-title & last index page & to the bottom edges of several pages. The top corner of the front endpaper is rubbed & there is a small stain to the book's bottom edge. Despite its flaws, a very good, handsomely bound book. First edition.A title in the series Les Femmes des Tuileries.Fr... View more info