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Introducing Austria

by Gedye, George Eric Rowe, b. 1890

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About This Item

London: Methuen & Co Ltd, 1955     ¶ First edition, scarce in America.   ||| Collation: In 8s (196 x 136 mm), paginated [i-iv] v-xiii [xiv], 1-254.  Illustration: Halftone frontispiece and 15 plates (24 halftone views on 15 leaves).  Binding: Publisher's green cloth, spine lettered in gilt, cartographic endpapers.  Condition: Good, spine sunned.  References: LCCN 55036626; OCLC 3819214..

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Bookseller
Jay Dillon Rare Books + Manuscripts US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
L0038
Title
Introducing Austria
Author
Gedye, George Eric Rowe, b. 1890
Book condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Methuen & Co Ltd
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1955
Keywords
Austria Description and travel Vienna Austria Description skiing history
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Jay Dillon Rare Books + Manuscripts is a private, research-intensive rare-book dealer of forty years' experience in and around New York, specialized in exceptional books, manuscripts, and cultural property. Jay Dillon has been responsible for selling or appraising more than $100 million worth of books and manuscripts spanning some three thousand years. In 1989 Jay Dillon was the editor and principal author of a richly annotated catalogue that was hailed in the English press as one of the ten best books -- of any kind -- published that year. In 1994 he was invited to narrate the Discovery Channel program on the history of monopoly; and four years later he was consulted by the Zapruder family in connection with their famous film of the assassination of President Kennedy -- which, as it turned out, Mr Dillon valued more accurately than any other appraiser. The firm maintains a wide and productive network of relationships both among private collectors and in the trade; and we are currently engaged in building a number of outstanding private collections for our clients. Books and manuscripts offered to the public are mainly duplicates from our clients' libraries, or otherwise surplus to their needs. Our appraisal services include formal appraisals for insurance, estate-settlement, and tax purposes. For details please contact Dillonbook@AOL.com.

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