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Audiens: Mit Livs Album Margrethe Benedikte Anne-Marie
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Audiens: Mit Livs Album Margrethe Benedikte Anne-Marie

By Petersen, Hans Hermann, ed

Copenhagen: Lademann Forlagsaktieselskab, 1969. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with lightly bruised bottom tips, neat and tidy paste-downs. Navy covers with embossed silver crown, unabraded, on front, title on spine. Front cover shows light-to-moderate scuffing. Bumping to spine head and foot. Lightest of sunning to edges of text block. Danish text, complemented with numerous charming black-and-white and full-color photographs. Unpaginated. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$17.00

Ludmila: a legend of Liechtenstein
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Ludmila: a legend of Liechtenstein

By Gallico, Paul

London: Michael Joseph, 1955. First Edition. Very Good/Poor. Franz Deak. Signed by Author. Signed by the author, having been inscribed to Hettie Gray Baker, a film editor who was involved in several Jack London-related projects. Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Published in First Edition state by Michael Joseph, Ltd., London, 1955. Decorated paper over boards, cloth-backed. Dust jacket present but chipped, worn, and soiled, and a large chip is missing at rear panel. Drawings By Franz Deak. 48 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$15.00

By England's Aid: or, The Freeing of the Netherlands (1585-1604)

By Henty, G.A

New York: Scribner and Welford, 1890. First U.S. Edition. Very Good. Alfred Pearse. Scarce, true First American Edition, of which only 1,000 were published. The author's promised second volume of the War of Independence in Holland, "By Pike and Dyke" being volume one. Inscription at first blank page: "Arthur Salt from Kriegh Collins, Xmas 1890." An Arthur Salt was born in England in 1874, and Kreigh Collins was "an American tennis player from Chicago at the turn of the 20th century. He was ranked U.S. No. 5 in singles in 1899, 1900, 1903 and 1904." Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with lightly bruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs, and light scuffing to edges and spine. Red leather covers with gilt lettering and illustration to front and spine. Gilt-stained on three edges. 384 pp. including 10 pages of illustrations and four maps, plus 32 pp. "Catalogue of Books for Young People." Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$199.00

Grand Larousse Encyclopedique, en dix volumes + 2-volume supplement
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Grand Larousse Encyclopedique, en dix volumes + 2-volume supplement

By Librairie Larousse

Paris: Librairie Larousse, 1960. Hardcover. Near Fine. Exquisitely bound volumes of the "French encyclopedic dictionary...focusing on the study and the presentation of the words of the French language, and an encyclopaedia, covering all branches of knowledge." Prehistoire through Zyth. Text in French. Sterling condition hardcover copies, with unbruised tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear. The faintest of half-toning/foxing to endpapers and edges. Dark green textured covers with tooled gilt illustration and numbering on fronts, gilt lettering on spines. Volume One - A-Baue: 14,843 articles, 2,251 black-and-white illustrations and charts, 28 pp. in color, and 10 inset maps, 960 pp. + xvi Notes; Volume Two - Bauf-Cher: 14, 962 articles, 3,176 black-and-white illustrations and charts, 26 pp. in color, and 5 inset maps, 960 pp. + xix Notes; Volume Three - Ches-Dese: 14,590 articles, 2,914 black-and-white illustrations and charts, 34 pp. in color, and 6 inset maps, 960 pp. + xv Notes; Volume Four - Desf-Filao: 15,772 articles, 3,144 black-and-white illustrations and charts, 28 pp. in color, and 9 inset maps, 1,012 pp. + xx Notes; Volume Five - Filar-Hydra: 16,223 articles, 3,556 black-and-white illustrations and charts, 32 pp. in color, and 12 inset maps, 1,006 pp. + xxiii Notes and Bibliography; Volume Six - Hydre-Malh: 18,341 articles, 3,596 black-and-white illustrations and charts, 36 pp. in color, and 12 inset maps, 1,010 pp. + xxvii Notes and Bibliography; Volume Seven - Mali-Orly: 16,671 articles, 3,647 black-and-white illustrations and charts, 38 pp. in color, and 4 inset maps, 1,012 + xxviii Notes and Bibliography; Volume Eight - Orm-Rals: 17,627 articles, 3,481 black-and-white illustrations and charts, 28 pp. in color, and 8 inset maps, 1,018 pp. + xxix Notes and Bibliography; Volume Nine - Ram-Stre: 17,923 articles, 3,273 black-and-white illustrations and charts, 32 pp. in color, and 8 inset maps, 1,024 + xxx Notes and Bibliography; Volume 10 - Stria-Zyth: 18,318 articles, 3,478 black-and-white illustrations and charts, 32 pp. in color, and 8 inset maps, 1,032 pp. + xxxvi Notes and Bibliography; Supplement: 918 pp. + cvi Bibliography; Second Supplement: unpaginated, but equally hefty as the others. A truly massive set. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$245.00

The Burgundian Code
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The Burgundian Code

By Fischer, Katherine, trans

Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1949. First U.S. Edition. Hardcover. Good. Volume 5 in the third series of the "Translations and Reprints from the Original Sources of History." Ex-library copy with usual markings to spine, endpapers, etc. A perfectly serviceable reference copy; nothing fancy, but complete and sturdy. Cracking at front gutter. Burgundy covers with gilt lettering to front and spine. Library stamp on front in black, call letters in faint white on spine at bottom. Sunning and scuffing to spine. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. xiii + 106 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$25.00

Enciclopedia Pomba, complete in 5 volumes
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Enciclopedia Pomba, complete in 5 volumes

By Redazione Opere Enciclopediche

Tornio, Italy: Unione Tipografico-Editrice Torinese, 1972. Sixth Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Gorgeous encyclopedia of Italian history, complete in 5 volumes. Filled with stunning full-color and black-and-white photographs. Text in Italian. Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copies, with very lightly bruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Illustrated endpapers. Very light half-toning/foxing on some pages; text unaffected. Red covers with leather-wrapped spines. Red-labeled gilt lettering to spines. Covers protected by plastic sheeting, some sheeting with small tears/taped. Tiny chips to spine head and foot of each volume. Massive, oversize volumes. Volume Primo: A-CIP, xii + 818 pp.; Volume Secondo: CIR-GO, viii + 840 pp.; Volume Terzo: GR-MOT, viii + 839 pp.; Volume Quarto: MOU-R, viii + 809 pp.; Volume Quinto: S-Z, viii + 840 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$245.00

The Flemish Arrases, Royal Castle in Cracow
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The Flemish Arrases, Royal Castle in Cracow

By Fonds Mercator

Antwerp: Fonds Mercator for the Arkady Publishers, 1996. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Stunning full-color plates depicting the Flemish Arrases tapestries from the Royal Castle in Cracow (Krackow), Poland. Accompanied by text from Prof. Dr. Jerzy Szablowski, Dr. Anna Misiag-Bochenska, Dr. Maria Hennel-Bernasikowa, and Dr. Magdalena Piwocka. Translations by Iwona Zych. Sterling condition hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear. Pristine black suede covers with gilt embossed crest on front, gilt lettering to spine. Bright and shiny dust jacket, illustrated, showing only very minor wear, protected by a plastic coat, dust jacket not being price-clipped. Oversized. 395 pp. including Index. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$44.00

Le Sel
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Le Sel

By Le Foll, Nathalie

Paris: Editions du Chene-Hachette Livre, 1997. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Jean-Marie del Moral. Improbably stunning survey of all things salt, from mining to salination to usage. French-language text accompanying gorgeous, many full-page, full-color photographs. Sterling condition hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear. Beige covers with metallic silver lettering to spine. Very minor creasing at spine foot. Bright and shiny dust jacket, illustrated, showing only very minor wear, protected by a plastic coat, dust jacket not being price-clipped. 184 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$33.00

Thomas Tompion, His Life and Work
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Thomas Tompion, His Life and Work

By Symonds, R.W

London: Spring Books, 1969. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Handsome collection of black-and-white photographs memorializing the work of London's "Father of clockmakers." Original edition dedicated "by gracious permission to Her Majesty Queen Mary." Four-panel fold-out, black-and-white reproduction of "The Association Oath Roll of the Members of the London Clockmakers' Company in 1697." Sterling condition hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear.Tan cloth covers with gilt lettering stamped on spine. Bright and shiny dust jacket, illustrated, showing only very minor wear, protected by a plastic coat, dust jacket not being price-clipped. 320 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$21.00

The History of England from the Accession of James II, complete in 5 volumes
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The History of England from the Accession of James II, complete in 5 volumes

By Macaulay, Thomas Babington

Chicago: Belford, Clarke & Co. and Donohue & Henneberry. Hardcover. Very Good. Handsome volumes bound by Donohue & Henneberry of Chicago. Marbled paper over boards with 3/4 tan leather, tooled at spine, and with distinct gilt lettering and decoration. Decorated endpapers. Each volume contains a tissue-protected black-and-white portrait illustration at frontis. Sturdy, tightly-bound volumes, possibly unread. Marble stain on 3 edges, with light dust staining to top edge. Very minor scuffing to covers and tips. Volume I: 601 pp.; Volume II: 595 pp.; Volume III: 548 pp.; Volume IV: 581 pp.; Volume V: 509 pp. + 63 pp. Index of entire set. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$170.00

The Aura of the Cause: A Photo Album for North American Volunteers in the Spanish Civil War
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The Aura of the Cause: A Photo Album for North American Volunteers in the Spanish Civil War

By Nelson, Cary

Urbana, Illinois: Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives, by the University of Illinois Press, 1997. Softcover. As New. Brand-new, straight from the personal library of the author, former M.L.A. President, Cary Nelson, neither shelf- nor edge-worn, neither sunned nor marked as a remainder. Nelson's title essay discusses several photographers of note, in particular Robert Capa, with a discussion of his widely published 1936 photograph of a falling militiaman, but as the author notes, most of the photographs reproduced are by unnamed anonymous photographers. Pictorial wraps. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$26.00

Czech Feminisms: Perspectives on Gender in East Central Europe
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Czech Feminisms: Perspectives on Gender in East Central Europe

By Jusová, Iveta and Jirina Siklová, eds

Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press, 2016. First Edition. Softcover. New. Signed by Editor. Signed by the junior author at the title page, she being the student of the senior author and editor, a first-rate collection of essays from feminist theorists, East Central Europe scholars, activists, art historians and others. Sterling condition softcover copy, brand-new, straight from the publisher, and signed by the junior editor at the title page, with unfurled tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. ix + 325 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$28.00

Edwin Rolfe: A Biographical Essay and Guide to the Rolfe Archive at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Edwin Rolfe: A Biographical Essay and Guide to the Rolfe Archive at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

By Nelson, Cary; Hendricks, Jefferson

Champaign-Urbana, Illinois: University of Illinois Press, 1990. First Edition. Softcover. As New. From the personal collection of the author, noted Spanish Civil War author, Cary Nelson. Sterling condition softcover copy, quarto format, glossy, pictorial covers, with unfurled tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear. Several score lovely black-and-white photographs and illustrations. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. vi + 118 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$16.00

Guerillas in the Spanish Civil War
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Guerillas in the Spanish Civil War

By Whaley, Barton

Detroit, Michigan: Management Information Services, 1969. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. Extremely scarce in the trade, there being currently no copies available of this fine reference item. Sturdy, still tightly bound softcover copy, minor wear of stiff burgundy covers and text-block, fine library tape over spine, but with neither underlining nor highlighting of the typescript manuscript. Perfectly readable, usable copy. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography, and with an indexed bibliography according to eyewitness accounts. 143 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$82.00

Otra Cara de America: los brigadistas y su legado de esperanza/Passing the Torch: the Abraham Lincolm Brigade and its legacy of hope
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Otra Cara de America: los brigadistas y su legado de esperanza/Passing the Torch: the Abraham Lincolm Brigade and its legacy of hope

By Geist, Anthony I

Cadiz, Spain: Universidad de Cadiz, 2000. First Edition. Softcover. Fine. Jose Moreno. Signed by Author. Signed by the author at the title page, being warmly inscribed to another Spanish Civil War scholar, Cary Nelson, from whose personal library comes this copy. Sterling condition softcover copy, with unfurled tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear. Red paper band still fully intact, as issued. Foreword provided by Eduardo Galeano, luscious photography by Jose Moreno, and text by Anthony I. Geist. 163 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$85.00

Extranjeros en la Guerra Civil Espanola: los Peruanos
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Extranjeros en la Guerra Civil Espanola: los Peruanos

By Baumann, Gerold Gino

Lima, Peru: Gerold Gino Baumann, 1979. Softcover. Very Good. Sturdy, still tightly bound softcover copy, minor to moderate wear of covers and text-block, but with neither underlining nor highlighting. Perfectly readable, usable copy. Red and black printed wraps with sunned spine. Spanish language text. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. 163 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$45.00

La Evolucion de la Cuestion Agraria Bajo el Franquismo
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La Evolucion de la Cuestion Agraria Bajo el Franquismo

By Gomez, Juan

Praga: Ediciones Boletin de Informacion, 1957. Softcover. Very Good. Sturdy, still tightly bound softcover copy, minor to moderate wear of covers and text-block, but with neither underlining nor highlighting. Perfectly readable, usable copy. Printed wraps with marginal discoloration; some toning of text. Text in Spanish. 246 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$45.00

Basta!: Una aportacion a la lucha por la recuperacion del partido (Spanish Edition)
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Basta!: Una aportacion a la lucha por la recuperacion del partido (Spanish Edition)

By Lister, Enrique

Madrid: G. del Toro : distribuye Servicio Comercial del Libro, 1978. Softcover. Good. Sturdy, still tightly bound softcover copy, minor to moderate wear of covers and text-block, but with neither underlining nor highlighting. Perfectly readable, usable copy. Covers with some yellowing, loose lamination on spine, one tip creased; interior unmarked. Text in Spanish. Black-and-white photographs. 319 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$36.00

The forgotten men
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The forgotten men

By Torbado, Jesus,; Manuel Leguineche; Nancy Festinger (translator)

New York: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 1981. First American Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Sterling condition hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear. Bright and shiny dust jacket, illustrated, showing only very minor wear, protected by a plastic coat, dust jacket not being price-clipped. The story of the Spanish Republicans who went into hiding after the defeat of the Spanish Republic in 1939. xii + 226 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$16.00

The Aura of the Cause: A Photo Album for North American Volunteers in the Spanish Civil War
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The Aura of the Cause: A Photo Album for North American Volunteers in the Spanish Civil War

By Nelson, Cary

Waltham, Massachusetts: Abraham Lincoln Brigrade Archives, 1997. Softcover. New. Brand-new, still in shrink-wrap, neither shelf- nor edge-worn, neither sunned nor marked as a remainder. Nelson's title essay discusses several photographers of note, in particular Robert Capa, with a discussion of his widely published 1936 photograph of a falling militiaman, but as the author notes, most of the photographs reproduced are by unnamed anonymous photographers. Pictorial wraps. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

$75.00

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