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The Three Voyages of Vasco De Gama, and His Voiceroyalty, from the Lendas Da India of Gaspar Correa. Accompanaied By Original Documents
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The Three Voyages of Vasco De Gama, and His Voiceroyalty, from the Lendas Da India of Gaspar Correa. Accompanaied By Original Documents

by Correa, Gaspar

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New York, Nd(ca.1970): Burt Franklin (Hakluyt Society). Octavo. Portrait frontispiece, lxxx, 430 pages, xxxv, errata. Originally published by the Hakluyt society in 1900 (No. XLII), Variation, no. 42. This work was translated from the Portuguese by the Honorable Henry E.J. Stanley. The author had gone to India very young and sixteen years later India was discovered, about 1514. He… Read more about this item
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The Holy Land; Syria, Idumea and Arabia [together with] Egypt and Nubia
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The Holy Land; Syria, Idumea and Arabia [together with] Egypt and Nubia

by Roberts, David

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2010
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The Folio Society, 2010. Limited Edition. Large Folio. A beautiful work. 6 volumes in two. Limited to 1000 copies for members only. The present set is #30. Another 20 lettered copies were published but not for sale. This set was reproduced using the first edition held in The John Rylands Library. It also reproduced every word and image from… Read more about this item
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Geschichte Der Deutschen Revolution Von 1848-1849, 2 Volume Set
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Geschichte Der Deutschen Revolution Von 1848-1849, 2 Volume Set

by Valentin, Veit

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(Frankfurt; 1977): Buchergilde Gutenberg. Thick Octavo. German Text. In two volumes; 662 and770pp. The most authoritative books on the German Revolution, 1848-1849. The First volume is a comprehensive study based on documents discovered nearly a hundred years after the events. The second volume is divided into nine large parts: the beginnings of the Frankfurt parliament, the German powers and… Read more about this item
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The Islandman
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The Islandman

by Crohan, Tomas O.

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1935
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1935. First American Edition. Octavo. Portrait frontispiece, 303pp., illustrated with photographic images. Translated from the Irish, with an introduction by Robin Flower. The author was born in 1856. He had lived all his life on the Great Blasket, one of a storm swept cluster of islands that lie a few miles off the wild… Read more about this item
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Glimpses of the French Court
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Glimpses of the French Court

by Richards, Laura E.

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Boston; (1893): Estes and Lauriat. Small Octavo. 203 pages. illustrated with a series of etchings and photogravures. Besides the account of Saint-Simone, she has written on many of the controversial women of the French court. She was the daughter of Julia Ward Howe. She and her sister Maud Howe Elliot received a Pulitzer Prize for biography in 1917 for… Read more about this item
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The Last Days of Pompeii
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The Last Days of Pompeii

by Bulwer-Lytton, Sir Edward

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1860
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Edinburgh: William Blackwood and Sons, 1860. Small Octavo. In two volumes. 326 and 327pp., Library edition. The author was best known for The Last Days of Pompeii.. He also coined the phrases "the pen is mightier than the sword", and "the almighty dollar" and others. He had been read more than Dickens. Bound by Root in 3/4 olive green… Read more about this item
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Die Konigin Luise in 50 Bildern Fur Jung und Alt (Queen Luise in 50 pictures for young and old)
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Die Konigin Luise in 50 Bildern Fur Jung und Alt (Queen Luise in 50 pictures for young and old)

by Rochling, C., R. Knotell and W. Friedrich (illustrators)

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1896
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Berlin: Paul Kittel successor Peter Stanik, 1896. Oblong Quarto. No pagination. A beautiful near fine copy depicting the life of the Prussian Queen Luise through color lithographs. Beautifully bound in light purple cloth, pictorial pastedown of the Queen, lettered and decorated in black, white and gilt, decorative endpapers, no names or bookplates, small bump to foot of spine. Very… Read more about this item
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Pompeiana: The Topography, Edifices and Ornaments of Pompeii, the Results of Excavationds Since 1819
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Pompeiana: The Topography, Edifices and Ornaments of Pompeii, the Results of Excavationds Since 1819

by Gell, Sir William

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1832
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London: Jennings and Chaplin, 1832. Octavo. In two volumes. Portrait frontispiece, engraved title page and regular title page, illustrated xxiv, 198pp., and 207pp. with portrait of the author and 82 other full page plates of which 2 are hand colored and 30 vignettes on India paper mounted and other textual illustrations or vignettes. Volume two gives ends with chapter… Read more about this item
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A System of Universal Geography, or a Description of all the Parts of the World, on a new Plan, According to the Great Natural Divisions of the Globe, Accompanied with Analytical, Synoptical, and Elementary Tables (Three Volumes)
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A System of Universal Geography, or a Description of all the Parts of the World, on a new Plan, According to the Great Natural Divisions of the Globe, Accompanied with Analytical, Synoptical, and Elementary Tables (Three Volumes)

by Malte-Brun, M.

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1834
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Boston: Samuel Walker, 1834. Quarto. In three volumes with additions and corrections by James G. Percival, embellished with a complete atlas and a series of beautiful engravings. Collated finding 3 frontispieces, 3 engraved title pages and 3 regular title pages, 39 engraved plates of which two are folding and 28 maps. Volume I: xx, 640pp., volume II and III:… Read more about this item
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Almanack with an Ephemeris for the Year of Our Lord 1802
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Almanack with an Ephemeris for the Year of Our Lord 1802

by Thomas, Isaiah

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Worcester, MA; [1801]: Isaiah Thomas. Octavo. No pagination. [42]pp. pictorial head pieces for each month, contains historical sketches of earthquakes, information for farmers and agriculture, recipes for making blackberry jelly, how to remove ink from linen, poetry, Officers of the Federal Government, a large listing of roads to the principal towns on the continent from Boston with the names… Read more about this item
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Johnson's New Universal Cyclopaedia: a Scientific and Popular Treasury of Useful Knowledge (in 4 Large volumes)
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Johnson's New Universal Cyclopaedia: a Scientific and Popular Treasury of Useful Knowledge (in 4 Large volumes)

by Barnard, Frederick A P; Arnold Guyot

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1876
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New York: A.J. Johnson & Son, 1876. Thick Quartos. In four volumes Illustrated with maps, plans and textual engravings. With numerous contributions from writers of distinguished eminence in every department of letters and science in the United States and in Europe. The editors included such scholars as Asa Gray of Harvard and Joseph Henry of the Smithsonian who also… Read more about this item
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The Boers and the British; a History of the Events Leading to the Hositilies in South America

The Boers and the British; a History of the Events Leading to the Hositilies in South America

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1899
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Melbourne and London: A.N. Smith, 1899. Original Paper Wrps. Fragile. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. 139p. Map is laid in. The account is contemporary on the event of the Boer War. Spine has been reglued, clipped corner but text is clean and housed in clam shell box.
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Ancient Rome and Modern America, a Comparative Study of Morals and Manners
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Ancient Rome and Modern America, a Comparative Study of Morals and Manners

by Ferrero, Guglielmo

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1914
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New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1914. First Edition. Octavo. First edition in book form, unopened, publisher's signed binding with bookplate of W.R. Grace and Co., First published monthly in the Hearst's Magazine. This volume may be considered as the bridge which connects the "Greatness and Decline of Rome and with a third work following this publication titled "Between the… Read more about this item
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Memoria Histórico-Informativa de los Acuerdos entre España y Estados Unidos. Obra patrocinada por American Chamber of Commerce in Spain
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Memoria Histórico-Informativa de los Acuerdos entre España y Estados Unidos. Obra patrocinada por American Chamber of Commerce in Spain

by D. Jose Silva Aramburu, (Compiler)

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Madrid and Barcelona;: ediciones Oromi. Quarto. Four parts in one volume, 445pp., 537pp. advertising, (5)pp. index to advertisers, (1) errata. The advertisements are displayed in black & white, some are full page in bold colors, some with tissue guards. The ads include items such as aviation, banks, home appliances, scientific apparatus cork articles, motion pictures(Metro Goldwyn Mayer or 20th… Read more about this item
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France in 1829-30
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France in 1829-30

by Lady Morgan [ Sydney Owenson]

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1830
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New York: J & J. Harper, 1830. First Edition. Octavo. Volume I. 12pp., ads, viii-222, (2)pp. ads., Vol. II. [1]-222pp., (2)pp. ads, both volumes bound in original paper covered boards back in linen, paper spine labels shipped, one shelf label, uncut, some scattered foxing, stains to endpapers, some finger soiling and soiling to covers, corner wear. A good… Read more about this item
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The Reign of Terror, a Collection of Authentic Narratives of the Horrors Committed By the Revolutionary Government of France Under Marat and Robespierre
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The Reign of Terror, a Collection of Authentic Narratives of the Horrors Committed By the Revolutionary Government of France Under Marat and Robespierre

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1898
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London: Leonard Smithers, 1898. Octavo. In two volumes, written by eye-witnesses of the scenes, translated from the French interspersed with biographical notices of prominent characters and curious anecdotes illustrative of a period without its parallel in history. Vol. I. Inserted frontispiece, 258pp, Vol. II. inserted frontispiece, 247pp., bound in blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt, top edge cut, all… Read more about this item
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Rural Change and Royal Finances in Spain at the End of the Old Regime

by Herr, Richard

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1989
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Hard Cover
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9780520059481
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Ewing, New Jersey, U.S.A.: Univ of California Pr, 1989. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Light soiling along outer page edges. Bookplate. 879 p. Illus. whiteout and ink date on loose endpaper. List of illustrations, tables, and abbreviations. Acknowledgments, part 1(6 chapters), part 2 (8 chapters), part 3 (6 chapters and appendix… Read more about this item
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Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse, Princess of Great Britain and Ireland, Biographical Sketch and Letters

Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse, Princess of Great Britain and Ireland, Biographical Sketch and Letters

by Helena (Princess)

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1884
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New York: G.P Putnam's Sons, 1884. First American Edition. Octavo. Princess Alice was the third child and second daughter of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. This is a biography written by her sister Princess Helena. Portrait frontispiece, 407pp, (4)pp. ads at rear, bound in blue cloth over beveled boards stamped in gilt, spine lettering gilt, floral endpaper's previous… Read more about this item
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Byzantine Philantropy and Social Welfare

by Constantelos, Demetrios J.

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New Brunswick (1968): Rutgers University Press. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 356 p. List of illustrations and abbreviations. Chapters, conclusions, bibliography and index. Colored map endpapers. B/w illustrations and photos. Light wear to jacket edges.
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THE REVOLUTION OF 1848

by Martin, Elizabeth Gilbert (translator) (Imbert De Saint-Aman)

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1895
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1895. First American Edition. Octavo. 347pp., illustrated, bound in3/4 calf over marbled paper covered boards with matching endpapers, slightly raised bands, red and black morocco spine labels gilt, other compartments fully gilt decorated with gilt mostly rubbed. A very good copy with small chip to spine ends.
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