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A SHORT BIBLIOGRAPHY ON JAPAN IN ENGLISH

By: (Anesaki, Masaharu, Dr.; Chairman, The Committee on Bibliography)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Tokyo: Kokusai Bunka Shinkokai (The Society for International Cultural Relations), (August 1934).: (August 1934).

Seller ID: 6872


Tokyo: Kokusai Bunka Shinkokai (The Society for International Cultural Relations), (August 1934).. (August 1934).. Good. - Small octavo, black wraps printed in gilt with vignette stamped in gilt on front wrap. Rubbed; head of spine chipped. Title, [1] leaf, 32 & [1] pp. Good. A list of books in English on all aspects of Japanese history, culture and society. View more info

LET ME TELL YOU ABOUT MOSES: An Experience of Israel

By: (Baum, Marjorie Jackson). Blau, Eric

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Indianopolis/New York: Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc., (1972).: (1972).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 28764


Indianopolis/New York: Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc., (1972).. (1972).. Very good. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY ERIC BLAU - Quarto [approximately 11-1/4 inches high by 8-3/4 inches wide], cloth in a dust wrapper. The binding is lightly bumped & rubbed & the top & bottom edges are slightly faded. There is a tiny stain to the front cover. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed & chipped with the tail of its spine torn. 90 & [5] pages. Profuse black-and- white photographic illustration... View more info

SPANISH TOWNS AND PEOPLE

By: (Caswell, Edward C.). McBride, Robert Medill

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: Robert M. McBride & Company, 1931.: 1931.

Seller ID: 16041


New York: Robert M. McBride & Company, 1931.. 1931.. Good. - Octavo, dark blue cloth. The covers are rubbed & bumped & the spine is a bit faded. ix, [1] leaf & 255 pages. Black-and-white textual illustrations & vignettes after drawings by Edward C. Caswell. There is blue staining to the top edges of the rear pastedown and endpaper. Good. Later printing. Dust jacket present. View more info

FINLAND: LAND. FOLK. RIKE. 3 volumes

By: (Donner, Anders; Grotenfelt, Arvid; Hendell, Lauri; et al)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Stockholm: Albert Bonniers Forlag, (1923-1925).: (1923-1925).

Seller ID: 8734


Stockholm: Albert Bonniers Forlag, (1923-1925).. (1923-1925).. Good. - Quarto, brown cloth titled in brown within gilt rectangles on the spines & with a vignette in gilt on each front cover. The covers are rubbed & bumped with staining to the rear cover of Vol. 3. 461 pages; 608 pages; and 468 pages. Pieces have been excised from the top corners of the half- title & title in Vols. 2 and 3. There is very light dampstaining to the margins of the pages in the rear half of V... View more info

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A VINTAGE BLACK & WHITE PHOTOGRAPH OF A ROMANI OR GYPSY FAMILY

By: (Gypsies)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Circa [1920].: [1920].

Seller ID: 28725


Circa [1920].. [1920].. Fair. - sc - A 7 inch high by 4-7/8 inch wide soft hued black & white period photograph from the original photograph or negative depicting a colorfully clothed woman standing at left, holding a young child in her arms. A necklace of coins adorns her neck. A disheveled man with a mustache attired in a white shirt with frills is seated on a bench or wagon next to her. Two young boys are seated on the floor in front of the couple, looking up toward ... View more info

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FROM NEW YORK TO THE HILLS AND HOMES OF BERKSHIRE.

By: (Hall, Julius). Bryan, Clark W.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Great Barrington, MA: Clark W. Bryan & Company, 1881.: 1881.

Seller ID: 36737


- 16mo [6-1/4 inches high by 4-1/2 inches wide], softcover bound in decorative pink wrappers. There is a vignette on the rear cover depicting "The Goodale Sky Farm Cottage, Mount Washington, Mass." The detached, mutilated front cover has been reinforced and partially repaired with fine archival document tape from the verso. The rear wrap is stained & chipped with a piece out of the bottom corner. 48 pages with ornamental borders. Illustrated in black & white with... View more info

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A VICTORIAN EARL IN THE ARCTIC: The Travels and Collections of the Fifth Earl of Lonsdale 1888-89.

By: (Lowther, Hugh, Fifth Earl of Lonsdale). Krech, Shepard, III.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Seattle, WA: University of Washington Press, (1989).: (1989).

Seller ID: 36790


- Quarto [approximately 11 inches high by 8-5/8 inches wide], blue cloth in a dust wrapper. 207 pages. Profusely illustrated in color and black & white. The top edge & fore-edge are lightly foxed. Near fine. First American edition with a biographical introduction by J. V. Beckett. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

THE ROME I LOVE... / Introduction by Jean Giono / Titles by Felicien Marceau / Text by Georges Pillement / Translated by Ruth Whipple Fermaud

By: (Molinard, Patrice). Giono, Jean; Marceau, Felicien; Pillement, Georges

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York: Tudor Publishing Company, (1968).: (1968).

Seller ID: 5216


New York: Tudor Publishing Company, (1968).. (1968).. Very good. - Quarto, light gray buckram titled in black. The spine & extremities are darkened. There is soiling & some staining to the covers. The top corner of the rear cover is torn & frayed & there is slight fraying to the top corner of the front cover. 135 pages plus colophon. Profuse illustrations in black-and-white & color from photographs by Patrice Molinard. The contents are very good. View more info

NEW ORLEANS. America's Most Interesting City. (Cover title)

By: (New Orleans News Co.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: (New Orleans, LA: New Orleans News Co.), circa [1935].: [1935].

Seller ID: 30881


(New Orleans, LA: New Orleans News Co.), circa [1935].. [1935].. Good. - Small quarto [approximately 6-3/4 inches high by 4-3/4 inches wide], softcover bound in color pictorial wrappers. The binding is very lightly bumped & rubbed with some very light foxing & 2 tiny red stains to the rear wrap. There is a tiny tear to the front edge of the front wrap. [30] pages. 14 full-page color illustrations plus cover illustrations & a black- and-white map. There is a stain to the ... View more info

THE CITY OF PRETORIA AND DISTRICTS. An Official Handbook describing the Social, Official, Farming, Mining, and General Progress and Possibilities of the Administrative Capital and Surrounding Districts. Issued under the joint auspices of the Pretoria Municipality and the General Manager, South African Railways

By: (Pretoria Municipality)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Johannesburg: Publicity Department, South African Railways, December 1913.: 1913.

Seller ID: 22161


Johannesburg: Publicity Department, South African Railways, December 1913.. 1913.. Good. - Octavo, rust brown pictorial cloth titled in black on spine with a view of Pretoria stamped in black on each cover. The covers are bumped & lightly soiled & the spine is faded. [iv] & 164 pp. & 4 pages of ads. There are Thomas Cook stamps on the front pastedown & title. There is scattered foxing & staining. Folding B&W panoramic frontispiece, 2nd B&W frontispiece, B&W photographic ... View more info

TO BE TAKEN BEFORE SAILING

By: (Sarg, Tony). Cobb, Irvin S

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York: Cosmopolitan Book Corporation, 1930.: 1930.

Seller ID: 25906


New York: Cosmopolitan Book Corporation, 1930.. 1930.. Very good. - Small quarto [6-1/4 inches high by 4-5/8 inches wide], cloth-backed boards in a dust wrapper. The boards are lightly bumped with the edges of the rear board slightly darkened. The dust jacket is lightly soiled & slightly chipped. 44 & [1] pages. Illustrated with 3 black-and-white plates, including a frontispiece, by Tony Sarg. Very good. First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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AN AMERICAN CORRESPONDENT VIEWS OUR SOUTHERN NEIGHBORS. (Promotional brochure).

By: (Sawders, Major James C.).

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York: The Pond Bureau, (1932).: (1932).

Seller ID: 34986


New York: The Pond Bureau, (1932).. (1932).. Very good. - An illustrated 4-page brochure printed in black & red on cream-colored paper, 11 inches high by 8 inches wide. There is a short tear to the top edge of each page & a tiny chip to each front edge. Very good. Major James C. Sawders [d. 1960] served in the U.S. Army in World War I and World War II as a chemical engineer, retiring in 1946. After his retirement he began traveling extensively to the Caribbean and to ... View more info

OUR PARIS: SKETCHES FROM MEMORY

By: (Sorin, Hubert). White, Edmund

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1995.: 1995.

Seller ID: 27479


New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1995.. 1995.. Fine. - Octavo, cloth-backed boards in a pictorial dust wrapper. 121 & [1] pages plus colophon. 30 full-page black-and-white illustrations after drawings by Hubert Sorin. Fine. First edition.Review copy with the publisher's slip laid in.Edmund White's "gently satiric" portrait of people and places in his Chatelet neighborhood of Paris is illustrated with drawings by French artist Hubert Sorin. Dust jacket present.... View more info

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GRAND-HOTEL GASTEINERHOF BADGASTEIN. (Brochure)

By: (Witwe, Hans Windischbauers)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Badgastein [Austria}: Grand Hotel Gasteinerhof, circa [1900].: [1900].

Seller ID: 28332


Badgastein [Austria}: Grand Hotel Gasteinerhof, circa [1900].. [1900].. Very good. - Small quarto [6 inches high by 4 inches wide], softcover brochure bound in stiff pictorial wrappers with a reproduction of a color painting of the hotel & mountainous surroundings on the front wrap. The wraps are slightly bumped with light soiling & 2 small stains to the rear wrap. A 4-panel sheet of illustrations is folded concertina-style & tipped onto the rear wrap. Very good. Unfo... View more info

NIPPON: Land of Beauty and Tradition

By: (Yasuda, Narumi). Sandoz, Philip

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Rutland, VT and Tokyo, Japan: Charles E. Tuttle Company, (1992).: (1992).

Seller ID: 23990


Rutland, VT and Tokyo, Japan: Charles E. Tuttle Company, (1992).. (1992).. Very good. - Quarto, cloth, in a dust wrapper. There is a small area of rubbing to the rear cover & the dust jacket is lightly rubbed. 71 & [1] pages. Profuse color photographic illustrations by Narumi Yasuda. Near fine. First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

HOHE BREITENGRADE Oder Nachrichten von der Grenze

By: Andersch, Alfred

Price: $25.00

Publisher: (Zurich, Switzerland): Diogenes Verlag, (1969).: (1969).

Seller ID: 23881


(Zurich, Switzerland): Diogenes Verlag, (1969).. (1969).. Very good. - Small quarto [approximately 8-3/4 inches high by 7-1/2 inches wide], light tan buckram in a dust wrapper. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed & chipped and a tear to the bottom of the front panel has been repaired with tape internally. The rear panel is darkened around the edges & lightly soiled. 204 & [3] pages. With 1 color plate [map] in the rear & 48 color photographic illustrations by Gisela Anders... View more info

ONCE AROUND THE SUN

By: Atkinson, Brooks

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1951.: 1951.

Seller ID: 2144


NY: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1951.. 1951.. Good. - 8vo, light blue cloth (bumped; extremities faded; staining to rear cover & head of spine) titled in dark blue with vignette in dark blue on front cover, in dw (chipped & soiled; light staining to rear panel; tear to & piece out of head of dw spine). [vi] & 376 pp. (pencil name on front endpaper; small stains to a few pages of text). Illustrated with 12 B&W plates by Don Freeman. Good. Dust jacket present. View more info

BALTIC PARADISE

By: Baerlein, Henry

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, U.K.: Frederick Muller Ltd., (1943).: (1943).

Seller ID: 29531


London, U.K.: Frederick Muller Ltd., (1943).. (1943).. Good. - Octavo, cloth in a dust wrapper. The binding is bumped with the top edges of the covers dampstained. The head & tail of the spine are darkened & slightly chipped. The dust jacket is soiled & chipped with its flaps partially detached & pieces out of the head & tail of the spine, affecting the titling. The top edges of the panels are darkened. v & 159 pages. 14 black-and-white photographic illustrations. The to... View more info

MOSCOW

By: Balanenko, Yury; Berezin, Alexander

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Moscow: Planeta Publishers, (1975).: (1975).

Seller ID: 22658


Moscow: Planeta Publishers, (1975).. (1975).. Very good. - Quarto [13-1/2 inches high by 10-1/2 inches wide], cloth, in a dust wrapper. 207 pages plus colophon. There is a lengthy gift inscription on the front endpaper. Profuse black-and-white & color illustrations, including 2 folding panoramic views. Very good. First edition in English. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

A FANTASY OF MEDITERRANEAN TRAVEL

By: Bayne, S. G

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY and London: Harper Brothers Publishers, 1909.: 1909.

Seller ID: 201


NY and London: Harper Brothers Publishers, 1909.. 1909.. Good. - 8vo, pictorial cloth (bumped & lightly soiled; small red stains to front cover) titled in gilt on spine & in orange on front cover. vii,[iii], 103 & [1] pp. Frontispiece & 34 illustrations on 32 plates. Very good internally. Inscribed by the author on the front endpaper. View more info