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HIS Magazine

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Downers Grove, IL, Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship: 1970-1971

Seller ID: 9257

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


KB 13. 324pp + 35 unnumbered pages. Illustrations, photographs, editorials, index. Compilation edition of HIS Magazine (1970-1971) including: October 1970, November 1970, December 1970, January 1971, February 1971, March 1971, April 1971, May 1971, June 1971. Book has blue cloth hardcover with silver text on spine. Minor wear and marks on covers and spine. Text is clear and unmarked. ; Magazine of Campus Christian Living; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 360 pages View more info

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Memoirs of Caroline. Queen Consort of Great Britain Vol. II. With 9 Hand-Coloured Plates and Frontis

By: Adolphus, J.H., Esq.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Jones & Co.: 1833

Seller ID: 9025

Condition: Good


526 pp. Colored frontis with view of the House of Lords, hand-colored title page with a view of the Bay of Naples and 9 other hand-colored plates. Dark green calf leather with gilt double ruling. Spine in compartments with blind decoration as well as gilt, two red labels, one with title and one with "Vol. II." Gilt edges and edge dentils. First free end paper torn out, some foxing especialy near the plates but otherwise clean and unmarked, nice and sturdy. Gorge... View more info

Georgian Metalwork from Antiquity to the 18th Century

By: Amiranashvili, Shalva

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Hamlyn: 1971

Seller ID: 9618

ISBN: 0600100189

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


175pp + 1 unnumbered page. Photographs, references, bibliography, glossary. Book has beige cloth cover with blue text on spine. Ex-library with stamps and pocket on back pastedown, otherwise text is clear and unmarked. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 176 pages View more info

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[Indulgentiae ecclesiarum urbis Rome & Mirabilia Rome urbis]

By: Anonymous

Price: $11,500.00

Publisher: Rome, Marcello Silber: 1522

Seller ID: 9527

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Very scarce post-incunable edition of the famous marvels of the City of Rome, prefaced as common with work on the indulgences of the churches of Rome. With 7 full page woodcuts, papal arms and large initial. In two parts: [55] (of 56), + [8] ff. a8-g8 (missing a1) plus the 8 leaves of the Mirabilia without signatures or catch phrases. Lacks title. Printing information on g8. Leaves have old hand-inked page numbers continuous through both parts. Small marks and occa... View more info

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The Little Flowers of Saint Francis of Assisi

By: Assisi, Saint Francis; Alger, Abby Langdon, Translator

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Mount Vernon, Peter Pauper Press: before 1962

Seller ID: 9026

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


141 pp. with red decorations by Valenti Angelo throughout. Bound in 3/4 dark red leather with red ruling, 5 raised bands with gilt fleurons in the compartments, in a slipcase with a red pastedown. Slipcase has some rubbing and is separating into two pieces. Leather covers are clean and bright, interior clean and bright, gift inscript dated 1961, last 3 pages have a very small bump at the top edge, hard to see, otherwise very good, a lovely copy in this scarce special bin... View more info

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Vita e azioni di S. Carlo Borromeo [1538-1584] in 37 incisioni del primo '600.

By: Borromeo, Carlo, Santo

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Milan, CASTello: [1984]

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 8980

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


[iii], [4], [5-12], [13-49] ff. 8 leaves of text, 36 leaves of plates, printed on one side of the leaves only. No. 964 of 1000 copies printed commemorating the death of S. Carlo Borromeo, from the "Edizioni Castello Del Lago Milano" taken from the original example conserved at the Biblioteca Borromeo at Isola Bella. That example is entitled the Nonnulla Praeclara Gesta, dated 1610. Cream dust jacket with an engraving from the original and the title of this ... View more info

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Die Schnupftabaksdose Stumpfsinn in Versen und Bildern

By: Botticher, Hans (Ringelnatz, Joachim); Seewald, Richard.J.M.

Price: $425.00

Publisher: Munchen, R. Piper & Co: [1912]

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8871

Condition: Good


KB6 49 pp + 3 leaves of ads. Card cover with a comical illustration of King of Prussia taking snuff on horseback. Front cover detached, light general wear to the edges with a few chips, spine covering worn. Interior paper browned, as normal, some creasing to a few of the pages, clean and unmarked, quite fragile but still intact. A very scarce copy of this droll little book. The publisher remembers, "The draftsman Richard Seewald one day brought a manuscript with f... View more info

Children of other days and other lands

By: BOWMAN, F.L. & WALTER, L.Edna

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, A.C. Black: c. 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9208

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


KB 12. viii, 88pp + 2 unnumbered pages. Frontis, colour and black and white plates. Book has green cloth hardcover with black text on spine. Wear on covers and spine, marks on covers, bumping on head and tail. Book plate on front pastedown and personal note written on front flyleaf, front inner hinge is cracked. Text is clear and unmarked. ; 98 pages View more info

Beschreibung und Contrafactur von den vornembsten Stetten der Welt [der vornembster Stat der Welt]. Civitates Orbis Terrarum. Das ander Buch. 2nd Volume Facsimile and Katalog

By: Braun, Georg; Hogenberg, Franz; bearbeitet von Max Schefold

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Plochingen, Muller und Schindler: 1966

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 9590

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover slipcase, black paper katalog of 15 pp, leatherette and gilt facsimile of Civitates Orbis Terrarum II, unnumbered pages. Coloured title, 59 views, maps and plates in rich colours. A large folio in very good condition, some minor wear to the slipcase, some light pencil notations on first blank of facsimile, otherwise clean and fresh. One of the best known city books of the late 15th century. The first Latin edition was published in 1575, the German edition in... View more info

Perspectives on Persian Painting Illustrations to Amir Khusrau's Khamsah

By: Brend, Dr Barbara

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Routledge: 2002

Seller ID: 9434

ISBN: 0700714677

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


xxvii, 324pp + 1 unnumbered page. Book has black cloth hardcover with white text on spine. Dust jacket is light pink with illustration on covers and spine, text is black, navy, and white. Minor wear on spine. Text is clear and unmarked. ; 9.6850393602 X 778740086 X 0.9448818888 inches; 342 pages View more info

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A Child’s Book of Warriors

By: Canton, William

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, J.M. Dent: [1912]

Seller ID: 9029

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Beautiful small octavo, about 8” x 6”, with colored illustration in the Arts & Crafts veering into the Art Nouveau style typical of the period. Illustrated end papers, a wonderful color plate at the frontis and a green and red title page, top edge gilt, 2 other color plates and 17 illustrations, 318 pages.In fairly good antiquarian condition. Covers are a bit rubbed, corners worn, spine cover has a crack across the middle and wear at the head and tail. Interior is cl... View more info

Incunabula biblica, or the first half century of the Latin Bible being a biblical account of the various editions of the Latin bible between 1450 and 1500

By: Copinger, Walter Arthur

Price: $750.00

Publisher: London, Bernard Quaritch: 1892

Seller ID: 9472

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


vii, 226, [ii], 54 plates. Frontis plate of Copinger. Large folio full bound in red pebble leather with gilt ruling, blind stamped florals at the corners, 5 raised bands to the spine with gilt titles in the compartments, top edge gilt. Leather is a bit scuffed and worn and extremities and joints, top of spine pulled. Interior has dark blue and gold marbled endpapers, inside front cover is an old bookplate. Title page is just starting to detach at upper gutter but is st... View more info

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A Voyage to New Holland, &c. In the Year, 1699 Vol. III BOUND WITH A Continuation of a Voyage to New-Holland, &c. In the Year 1699

By: Dampier, Captain William (1652-1715)

Price: $5,000.00

Publisher: London, James Knapton & W. Botham for James Knapton: 1703,1709

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9476

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


[map] [xxiv], 162, [xiv], blank, AND [ map], [xvi], 198, [viii] pp. First book is complete with folding map, and 18 plates and ad pages; second book has folding map and 16 of 17 plates (missing Table XII) and missing the last blank. The plates marked "Table" are in colour. Full contemporary refurbished leather boards, spine renewed with 5 raised bands, gilt anchors in the compartments, gilt title and dates. Interior end papers renewed, first title page repair... View more info

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Chroniques Francoises suivies de Recherches sur le Style par Charles Nodier

By: Gondar, Jacques

Price: $825.00

Publisher: Paris, Louis Janet: (1830)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9181

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


No date but 1830. [ii], clvii, 11, 44, [2], [4]. Illustrated with 4 illuminated plates in colors and gold, 4 initials in colors and gold, and 4 initials in colors and gold with designs of flowers, leaves, dragons, knights, etc. around the page. Gilt edges. Bound in original red silk velour embossed with angels, flora, fruit, demons with a special cold press, beautiful renewed red leather spine with 5 raised bands with gilt in the compartments. Interior green moire per... View more info

Adolf Hitlers Mein Kampf Gezeichnete Erinnerungen an eine grosse Zeit

By: Halbritter, Kurt

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Frankfurt, Barmeier & Nikel: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9332

Condition: Good


KB13. Unpaginated but approx 240 pp. Profusely illustrated. Navy blue cloth with blind ruling to the front cover, gilt title and Nazi insignia to fc and spine. Front board just slightly forward, very minor signs of wear, otherwise clean and unmarked. A very nice copy of this first edition illustrated memories of the Bundesrepublik. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

English Military Discipline. Or, The Way and Method of exercising horse & foot, according to the practice of this present time. With a treatise of all sorts of arms and engines of war, of fire-works, ensigns, and other military instruments, both ancient and modern.

By: Harford, Robert

Price: $700.00

Publisher: London, Printed for Robert Harford at the Angel in Cornhill: 1680

Seller ID: 9429

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Small 4to, 6" x 3.75" [i],[16],31,[1],143,[1] pp. Seventeen (of 21) full page plates including frontis. In what appears to be original full sheep binding, blind ruled, molded to the hand with normal wear and scuffing, two old repair hinges at top and bottom of spine in dark leather. Interior has eccentric front end paper laid in with bookplate of archaeologist and historian Antony Charles Thomas (1928-2016), first blank chipped and browned with old notes, front... View more info

J.E.H. MacDonald A Biography & Catalogue of his Work

By: Hunter, E. R.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ryerson Press: 1940

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 9508

Condition: Good


xiv, 39, plates, 45-60 pp. Index. Coloured frontis, 16 plates b/w, one portrait of MacDonald and another plate in colour. Charming text woodcuts as well. Limited edition of 500 printed in November 1940. Introduction by Thoreau MacDonald, the painter's son, who also designed the book. Orange cloth with gilt oak leaf, covers a bit worn, extremities rubbed, spine sunned and spine gilt faded. Interior has school book plate and removed pocket scar, the library stamped ever... View more info

Gibbings and Grey and The Charm of Birds

By: Landon, Richard (Editor)

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Toronto, Barbarian Press: 1998

Seller ID: 9214

ISBN: 0920971172

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


KB 12. 76 unnumbered pages. Illustrations. Book has blue paper hardcover with black text on front cover and spine. Text is clear and unmarked. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 76 pages View more info

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Winter soldiers; The story of a conspiracy against the schools

By: Lerman, Louis; Franz Boas, foreword

Price: $42.00

Publisher: New York, Committee for Defense of Public Education: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8779

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


unpaginated. Small 4to with illustrated card covers (b/w image by james Turnbull) and 2 red and 2 white plastic binding clips. Front cover is abraded at the top edges, as are the first few leaves, the same with the back cover and last few leaves, first leaf has come loose, otherwise clean and unmarked. Includes art by Julian Brazelton, Benner Buck, ERnest Crichlow,Aaaron Douglas,William Dove, james Egleson,Philip Evergood, Hugo Gellert,Harry Gottlieb,William Gropper, ma... View more info

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Winter soldiers; The story of a conspiracy against the schools

By: Lerman, Louis; Franz Boas, foreword

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Committee for Defense of Public Education: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8780

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


unpaginated. Small 4to with illustrated card covers (b/w image by james Turnbull) and 2 red and 2 white plastic binding clips. Front cover is quite abraded at the top edge, the title page has a little of the damage at the top edge, a few pages have bumped corners, otherwise clean and unmarked. Includes art by Julian Brazelton, Benner Buck, ERnest Crichlow,Aaaron Douglas,William Dove, james Egleson,Philip Evergood, Hugo Gellert,Harry Gottlieb,William Gropper, marton Haml... View more info