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BUCKINGHAMSHIRE SKETCHES

By: (Bloomer, H. R.). Roscoe, E. S

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London: Cassell & Company, Limited, 1891.: 1891.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 16602


London: Cassell & Company, Limited, 1891.. 1891.. Very good. - Octavo, blue cloth titled in gilt on the front cover. The binding is bumped & lightly rubbed & the spine is slightly darkened. Half-title, title, [iv] & 70 pages plus 15-page publisher's catalog. 6 black-and-white plates, including a frontispiece with tissue guard, by H. R. Bloomer. A small piece out of the top edge of the tissue guard has adhered to the title page. Very good. First edition.Inscribed by... View more info

JAPONICA

By: (Blum, Robert). Arnold, Sir Edwin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1891.: 1891.

Seller ID: 26939


New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1891.. 1891.. Good. - Small quarto [10-1/8 inches high by 7-1/4 inches wide], pictorial brown cloth with an illustration stamped in brown, cream, red & gilt on the front cover. The top edge is gilt. The binding is rubbed & bumped with some staining to the front edge of the front cover. The head & tail of the spine are chipped. xiv & 128 pages. Illustrated with black-and-white plates, including a frontispiece with a tissue guard, & with ... View more info

MOROCCO

By: (Gary, Dorothy Hales). Lord Kinross

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: The Viking Press, (1971).: (1971).

Seller ID: 20508


New York: The Viking Press, (1971).. (1971).. Very good. - Small quarto [10-1/4 inches high by 8-1/8 inhes wide], cloth in a dust wrapper. The bottom edge of the front cover is faded. The dust jacket flaps are slightly darkened & the head of the spine & the tops of the folds are lightly chipped. 47 pages plus numerous black-and-white photographic illustrations by Dorothy Hales Gary. Also with full & double- page color illustrations in the first section of the book. Very... View more info

GROENLAND

By: (Luthy, Werner). Petersen, Hjalmar

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Zurich [Switzerland]: Editions Silva, (1967).: (1967).

Seller ID: 30973


Zurich [Switzerland]: Editions Silva, (1967).. (1967).. Very good. - Quarto [11-5/8 inches high by 8-3/8 inches wide], cloth in a dust wrapper. The binding is lightly bumped with the top edges of the covers slightly faded. The extremities of the dust jacket are a bit darkened, the head of its spine is creased and the top & bottom of its front fold are chipped. 131 pages. Illustrated with numerous tipped-in color plates from photographs by Werner Luthy. Very good. A bo... View more info

EGYPT IN COLOUR

By: (Wood, Roger). Drower, Margaret S

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London: Thames and Hudson, (1964).: (1964).

Seller ID: 25825


London: Thames and Hudson, (1964).. (1964).. Very good. - Quarto [approximately 14 inches high by 11-1/2 inches wide], green cloth titled in gilt on the spine. The binding is lightly rubbed with a small stain & 2 tiny white marks to the rear cover. The bottom edge of the spine is slightly torn. 158 pages. Illustrated with 59 tipped-in color plates from photographs by Roger Wood, including a frontispiece. Very good. "Pleasant memories of my cruise with the Swedish ... View more info

BOGEN OM GRONLAND: Kalatdlit-nunanik atuagkiak

By: Barfod, Pie; Bornemann, Claus; Petersen, Hjalmar; editors

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Kobenhavn [Denmark]: Politikens Forlag, 1968.: 1968.

Seller ID: 30740


Kobenhavn [Denmark]: Politikens Forlag, 1968.. 1968.. Good. - Small octavo, pictorial paper covered boards. The binding is lightly bumped and the spine is a bit darkened with a stain to the tail. 383 & [1] pages. Numerous black-and-white illustrations & maps. The page edges are darkened. Good. Second edition.A handbook on Greenland. The text is in Danish. View more info

GRONLAND: DANMARK I NORD.

By: Borum, Villy.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Copenhagen: Berlingske Forlag, 1947.: 1947.

Seller ID: 35447


- Quarto [12-3/4 inches high by 10-3/8 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial wrappers. The binding is rubbed & bumped with soiling to the rear wrap. The spine is darkened & chipped. 96 pages. Profuse photographic illustrations & maps in brown & white. The corners of some front & rear pages are creased. Good. A book about life in Greenland and its relationship with Denmark.The text is in Danish with an English translation by Aa. Hald Madsen. View more info

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CHINA: INTERNATIONAL PRESS CORRESPONDENCE. Special Edition. Vol. 17 No. 54. 15th December, 1937.

By: Cachin, Marcel; Tang Shin She; Dimitrov, G.; et al.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: (London: H.R. G. Jefferson), 1937.: 1937.

Seller ID: 36612


- Quarto [10-7/8 inches high by 8-3/8 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial cream & orange wrappers suggesting China in flames. The wraps are lightly creased, soiled & bumped with heavier creasing to the top edge of the rear wrap. There is a vertical & a horizontal crease to each wrap. Pages [1305]-1350 & [1] page. The page corners are bumped & there is some creasing to the top edges of the pages. There is a light horizontal crease to each page Good. This special ed... View more info

SIBERIA I: Siberian Questions / Economy, Ecology, Strategy. SIBERIE I: Questions Siberiennes / Economie, Ecologie, Strategie

By: Chichlo, Boris; editor

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Paris: Institut d'Etudes Slaves, 1985.: 1985.

Seller ID: 28959


Paris: Institut d'Etudes Slaves, 1985.. 1985.. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed white wrappers with a black-and-white map on the front wrap. There is some very minor soiling to the wraps with a light crease to the front wrap. 416 pages. Illustrated with tables. Very good. A collection of papers presented at an international colloquium in Paris May 24-27, 1983. The book is a title in the series "Cultures et societes de l'Est" published by l'Insti... View more info

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SOUTH AMERICAN ADVENTURES.

By: Desmond, Alice Curtis.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: The Macmillan Company, 1934.: 1934.

Seller ID: 36675


- Octavo, maroon cloth titled in gilt. The bottom corner of the front cover is lightly creased. Half-title, title [4] leaves & 284 pages. Illustrated with a black-and-white portrait frontispiece. There is offsetting to the front pastedown & endpaper. A note that was once paper-clipped to the top edge of the front pastedown has left rust marks on the pastedown, endpaper and half-title & the verso of the frontispiece. Very good. First edition. The printed note, which is no... View more info

A BELATED REBUTTAL ON RUSSIA

By: Dykstra, Gerald O

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Allegan, Michigan: The Allegan Press, (1928).: (1928).

Seller ID: 25172


Allegan, Michigan: The Allegan Press, (1928).. (1928).. Good. - Octavo, limp burgundy cloth titled within a gilt rectangle above a blind- stamped vignette on the front cover. The book is also titled in gilt on the spine, but the gilt is faded. There is light white staining to the binding. 196 pages, with profuse illustrations throughout. The front hinge is cracked. There is staining to the front blank and some foxing and light staining to the first and last few pages. Go... View more info

[JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLD]. I. FROM THE LAKES TO KILLARNEY TO THE GOLDEN HORN. II. FROM EGYPT TO JAPAN. (2 volumes)

By: Field, Henry M

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, [1876-77].: [1876-77].

Seller ID: 27643


NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, [1876-77].. [1876-77].. Very good. - Octavo, 8-1/4 inches high by 5-1/2 inches wide. Hardcovers, bound in dark green cloth titled in gilt between gilt rules with frames stamped in black on front cover & in blind on rear cover. The top edge is gilt. The covers are bumped & rubbed. vi & 355 pages & a 2-page publisher's catalogue; and [vii] & 424 pages. A previous owner's name is penned in ink on the flyleafs and a small owner's stamp is presen... View more info

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NARSSAK: Igaliko, K'agssiarssuk, Narssarssuak.

By: Fisker, Jorgen; editor.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: (Umanak): Nordiske Landes Bogforlag, (1980).: (1980).

Seller ID: 35156


- Small quarto [9-1/4 inches high by 8 inches wide], softcover bound in teal pictorial wrappers. The extremities of the binding are lightly rubbed. 271 pages. Numerous black-and-white illustrations. Very good. "Narssak" in Greenlandic translates as "plain" and Narssak is a municipality in Western Greenland situated on a plain abruptly cut off by high mountains. The book explores the history of Narssak, its institutions, geology, economy and business de... View more info

PAMIUT FREDERIKSHAB: NARSSALIK AVIGAIT ARSUK.

By: Fisker, Jorgen; editor.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: (Umanak): Nordiske Landes Bogforlag, (1980).: (1980).

Seller ID: 35207


- Small quarto [9-1/4 inches high by 8-1/4 inches wide], softcover bound in teal pictorial wrappers. The binding is lightly rubbed. 267 pages. Numerous black-and-white illustrations. Very good. First edition.An account of the history and development of the commune of Frederikshab.The text is in Danish and Greenlandic. First Edition. View more info

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NANORTALIK: Nunap Isuata erqa. Kap Farvel-landet.

By: Fisker, Jorgen; editor.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: (Umanaq): Nordiske Landes Bogforlag, (1981).: (1981).

Seller ID: 35209


- Small quarto [9-1/4 inches high by 8-1/4 inches wide], softcover bound in teal pictorial wrappers. The extremities of the binding are lightly rubbed. 282 & [1] pages. Numerous black-and-white illustrations, including maps & facsimiles. Very good. First edition.An account of the history and development of the commune of Nanortalik.The text is in Danish and Greenlandic. First Edition. View more info

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ILULISSAT JAKOBSHAVN: Rodebay, Qeqertaq, Sarqaq.

By: Fisker, Jorgen; Egede, Niels; Ostermann, Hother; et al.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Umanak, Greenland: Norrdiske Landes Bogforlag, 1984.: 1984.

Seller ID: 35129


- Small quarto [approximately 9-1/4 inches high by 8-1/4 inches wide], softcover bound in teal pictorial wrappers. The binding is lightly rubbed with a tiny ink stain to the rear wrap. 303 pages. Numerous black-and-white illustrations. Very good. Ilulissat, formerly known as Jakobshavn, is a town in western Greenland. Jakobshavn is also the name of the nearby, now fast-disappearing glacier. The book is a history and an account of the daily life of the town, including ... View more info

THE CIVILIZATION OF ANGKOR

By: Giteau, Madeleine

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York: Rizzoli, (1976).: (1976).

Seller ID: 31036


New York: Rizzoli, (1976).. (1976).. Very good. - Quarto [approximately 11-1/4 inches high by 10 inches wide], cloth in a dust wrapper. The top edges of the dust jacket's flaps are slightly darkened. 279 & [1] pages. 150 textual and full-page illustrations, 30 of them in color. The top edges of the pages are slightly darkened. Very good Dust jacket present. View more info

REYKJAVIK: Thaettir og Myndir ur Sogu Baejarins 1786-1936.

By: Helgason, Jon.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Reykjavik: Isafoldarprentsmioja H.F., 1937.: 1937.

Seller ID: 35330


- Quarto [approximately 11 inches high by 9 inches wide], softcover bound in brown pictorial stiff suede wrappers. The binding is rubbed & soiled with the extremities chipped & with a number of small stains. 100 & [2] pages plus a large section of black-and-white illustrations. the last signature [i.e. group of pages] is detached. There is an ink inscription on the front endpaper & the rear blanks are foxed. Good. The detached signature includes the last two pages of ... View more info

AREA HANDBOOK FOR OCEANIA.

By: Henderson, John W.; Barth, Helen A. et al.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1971.: 1971.

Seller ID: 35691


- Octavo, dark green cloth. The tail of the spine is lightly creased. xiii & 555 pages with an errata page bound in. Illustrated with 2 folding black-and-white maps. Very good. This is one of a series of handbooks prepared by Foreign Area Studies of the American University, Washington, DC "designed to be useful to military and other personnel who need a convenient compilation of basic facts about the social, economic, political, and military institutions and pract... View more info

ETT SVUNNET GOTEBORG.

By: Hjern, Kjell.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Stockholm: Albert Bonniers Forlag, (1964).: (1964).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 35335


INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY KJELL HJERN AND HIS WIFE - Quarto [11-1/4 inches high by 8-3/4 inches wide], cream-colored boards backed with black cloth in a dust wrapper. The binding is warped & very lightly bumped & the extremities of the boards are slightly darkened. The dust jacket is chipped with the top edge of the rear panel torn. 119 pages. Profuse black-and-white illustrations, including a town plan. The top page corners are lightly bumped. Very good in a fair dust wra... View more info