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Histoire de la Litterature Francaise Illustree (Volumes I and II)

By: Bidier, Joseph; Hazard, Paul

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Paris, Librairie Larousse: 1923-1924

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 29073


Two volumes, fully bound in green leather stamped in gilt and blind with floral endpapers. Very good tight copies with intact hinges. Rubbed spots with tiny tears at head and foot of spines, much less so on corners. Volume II has a very small chip at the head of the front joint. Heavily illustrated in black & white and color history of French literature. Text in French. Very heavy, Media Mail postage in the US = $10. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 322; 348 pp View more info

The American Play-Party Song

By: Botkin, B. A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Frederick Ungar Publishing: 1963

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 26845


Very good+ in good+ dust jacket with a number of tears. Reprint of the 1927 edition. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 400 pp View more info

The Independent (Volume XXVI, No. 1331) June 4, 1874

By: Bowen, Henry C., ed.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Henry C. Bowen: 1874

Seller ID: 26354


Tabloid newspaper, removed, very good-. Most pieces deal with religious topics + many period advertisements. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books.; 16 x 11" tabloid; 32 pp View more info

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The Hon. Robert Boyle's "Occasionall Reflections," with a Preface & C by John Weyland, Jun. , Esq, Published for the Benefit of "The Society for the Conversion and Religious Instruction and Education of the Negro Slaves in the British West India Islands."

By: Boyle, Robert

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, T Cadell and W Davies: 1808

Seller ID: 27609


Ruminations by Boyle, the Sceptical Chymist, about dogs, angling, death, ague, medicine. Edited and with a Prefatory Biography of Boyle by John Weyland. [Fulton, 66]. Modern quarter morocco, with vertical label, marbled boards, small inked numbers on the frontispiece. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books.; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 155 pp View more info

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Somerset. The Complete Guide

By: Bush, Robin

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Wimbourne, Dovecote Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 28437


A fine book in a fine dust jacket. An admirably thorough guide with many photographs. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 255 pp View more info

Analyse Raisonnee Et Conferences Des Opinions Des Commentateurs Et Des Arrets Des Cours, Sur Le Code De Procedure Civile, Volumes I and II (Complete)

By: Carre, G L J

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Rennes, Cousin-Danelle: 1811

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 27703


Fully bound in leather with gilt stamped spine, boards rubbed and skinned, cracks and skinning at joints, fair binding, with Volume II being worse than Volume I, but internally, hinges are strong, pages are clean, good to very good- . Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 800; 847 pp View more info

Dairy Produce / Milk Plant Edition

By: Caven, George, ed.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, Dairy Produce: March 5, 1932

Seller ID: 26313


Wraps, very good with light overall minor soiling and 1" tear on fore-edge of rear wrap. Many photos and adverts + a number of articles on individual dairy plants. Photos include premises, equipment, milk wagons and trucks, etc. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books.; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 40 pp View more info

Revelations of the Life of Prince Talleyrand, Edited from the Papers of M Colmache, Private Secretary to the Prince

By: Colmache, M

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Henry Colburn: 1850

Seller ID: 27275


Good+ to very good- marbled paper-covered boards with leather backstrip, rubbed at edges, spine leather flaking in a few places, joints flaking. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 375 pages View more info

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Harvard Tercentenary Conference of Arts and Sciences, August 31st to September 12th, 1936

By: Conant, Professor James Bryant, et al.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Harvard University: 1936

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 28511


Wraps, a very good copy of this program (only). This is not a collection of papers presented but rather this program, for which OCLC locates only 3 copies, all in Massachusetts, 2 of which are at Harvard. The list of contributors is a virtual who's who of important thinkers of the era: Einstein, Piaget, Dewey, Carnap, Malinowski, Jung, Gilson, Eddington, Oppenheimer and dozens more. Jung was invited to this conference, but there was much opposition to him because of his pro-Nazi leanings. He did attend, but did not acquit himself well, partly because of his remakrs about racial psychology of J... View more info

Spalding's Winter Sports

By: Cruikshank, James A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, American Sports Publishing Company: 1913

Seller ID: 26304


Wraps, good+ to very good- with front wrap missing. Preceded by 5pp of Spalding advertisements, with 11pp of adverts following. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books.; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 77 pp View more info

'Twixt the Cup and the Lip

By: Cussler, Margaret; de Give, Mary L.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Twayne Publishers: 1952

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 27048


Near fine in good+ dust jacket with fading spine and a few tears. Many tables, index. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 262 pp View more info

Chicago Metalsmiths

By: Darling, Sharon S. ; Casterline, Gail Farr; Krutz, Walter W (Illus. )

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Chicago, Chicago Historical Society: 1977

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 25860


A fine copy, without dust jacket. Bright. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books.; Square 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 141 pp View more info

Confessions of an English Opium-Eater and Kindred Papers

By: De Quincey, Thomas

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton, Osgood and Company: 1879

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 27073


Red cloth stamped in gilt, black and blind, very good+. Many of the "Kindred Papers" deal with the author's drug habits. Issued as Volume I of a 12 volume set, based on the American edition of De Quincey's works.Nice looking vintage volume. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 615 pp View more info

L'Erotisme au Cinema

By: Duca, Lo

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Paris, J J Pauvert: 1957

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 26902


Number 52 of 100 numbered copies bound in decorative flower-design cloth, fine. The first volume in this noted erotica-in-film series. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books.; Square 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 218 pp View more info

Technique of Eroticism

By: Duca, Lo

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Anthony Blond (from J J Pauvert ed.): 1963

Edition: 1st Edition in English

Seller ID: 26910


Near fine in good dust jacket with tears and chips. Signs of old prices and scratch-outs on front dust jacket flap. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books.; Square 4to 9" - 11" tall; 230 pp View more info

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Huntsmen Past and Present

By: Edwards, Lionel

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Eyre & Spottiswoode: 1929

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 28251


A fine copy in very good- dust jacket with chip at head of worn and rubbed spine, short tears and small chips at top edge, and small chips in the flap folds. Uncommon in dust jacket. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books.; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 91 pp View more info

Smokestack Lightning. Adventures in the Heart of Barbecue Country

By: Elie, Lolis Eric; Stewart, Frank (Photographs)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 1996

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 26951


Very good with worn spine lettering and small spots on rear board, in very good- dust jacket with small tears, wear at top of spine, and a half-dollar size "P" in felt tip pen on upper front panel, not affecting type. A nation-wide quest to savor the many tastes and styles of barbecue and the cooks who produce this American favorite. Photo-illustrated. Includes recipes. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books.; Oblong Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 224 pp View more info

Adventures of Telemachus, by Fenelon, Translated by Dr. Hawkesworth, with a Life of Fenelon by Lamartine [And] an Essay on His Genius and Character, by Villemain. Edited by O. W. Wright

By: Fenelon; Hawksvile, Dr. (Trans. ) ; Larmartine (Biogra[Hy Or Fenelon ) ; Villemain; Wright, O. W. (Ed. )

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Derby and Jackson: 1860

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 27274


Very good-, 3/4 boundn in light brown leathjer over marbled paper-covered boards, small frontispiece pasted to verso of front endpaper, owner's bookplate on front pastedown, short splits starting in joints, considerable rubbing, spine faded. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 559 pp View more info

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The Great War for Civilisation. the Conquest of the Middle East

By: Fisk, Robert

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2005

Seller ID: 27799


Fine in fine dust jacket, this copy signed and inscribed by the author By the award-winning British journalist stationed in the Middle East for decades. Extra postage may be required for heavy or oversize books.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 1107 pp View more info

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Make Way! 200 Years of American Women in Cartoons

By: Franzen, Monika; Ethiel, Nancy (eds.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, Chicago Review Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 28627


Wraps, a fine copy, signed by Ethiel. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 147 pp View more info