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Inside Asia

by Gunther, John

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Published
1939
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Good
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Nice tight and clean. Map retained. No dust jacket
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Gunther, John; Inside Asia; Harper Brothers, 1939 First Edition, 8vo, 599pp; Fold-Out Map, A virtual "Who is Who" in Asia, from Tel Aviv to Tokyo, on the eve of WW2. Gunther introduces the history and national characteristics of each nation, together with the biographies of their statesmen, politicians and war lords. Full of details and anecdotes.
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La Bell Provence: 26 Gravure au canif par Tilmans, 1947 Limited Edition Signed in case by Gap, Ophrys

by Provence, Marcel

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Published
1947
Condition
Fine copy
Edition
Loose 26 Gravures present. Fantastic Prints
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$120.00

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Gap, Ophrys, 1947. 200 limited edition signed (in plate) copies by Ophrys et Tilmans: A flight of engravings, 4to full sheets with only one-half in image per single full sheet. 4 sheets in loose binding with 26 engravings executed by the author using a knife. Representing sites and scenes of Provence, one of 200 copies printed on vellum; a unique… Read more
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Ships of the Past, 1929 First Edition by Davis, Charles G. Sailing ships and sloops with images

by Davis, Charles G.

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Published
1929
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Good+
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Sailing ships and sloops of New England
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1929. DAVIS, Charles G. SHIPS OF THE PAST. Salem: Marine Research Society, 1929. 4to. Cloth. Dust Jacket Present. Frontispiece, xi, 170, (1) pages, 12 double-page drawings, 31 plates. First edition. Richly illustrated study of ship design in America. Chapters include: Block Island boats and Pinkys; The Fishing Schooner; The Baltimore Clipper; The Pac Ship "Isaac Webb"; The Frigate "Raleigh"; The… Read more
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The Log Cabin. By H. Greeley, 30 Ann-Street Vol. 1. New Series. New-York, Saturday, July 3, 1841. No. 31.

by Greely, Horace

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Published
1841
Condition
4 printed page newspaper
Edition
Removal of President's Body from the White House, Eruption in Ha
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The Log Cabin. By H. Greeley, 30 Ann-Street Vol. 1. New Series. New-York, Saturday, July 3, 1841. No. 31. 4 pages as printed. Paper has edge tears along the center seam and edge tears along the sides but not affecting text. Fold in the center. A Rare Look at America in the 1840's Horace Greeley was quite the man and… Read more
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History of British Birds, First Edition, 1797

by Bewick, Thomas

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Published
1797
Condition
Covers Off
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The Figures Engraved on Wood by T. Bewick. Vol. 1 and Vol. 2 con
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Bewick, Thomas: (1753-1828) History of British Birds. The Figures Engraved on Wood by T. Bewick. Vol. 1 and Vol. 2 containing the description and history of land birds etc. Newcastle: Sol. Hodgson; Edward Walker 1797; 1804, 1804. 2 vols. 8vo. xxx, [ii], 335, [1]; xx, 400 pp. With 233 cuts of birds in the text. Contemporary half-polished calf over boards,… Read more
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