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image of Spanish splendor : palaces, castles, and country houses; photographs by Roberto Schezen ; text by Juan José Junquera y Mato ; introduction by Enrique Ruspoli y Morenés ; design by Massimo Vignelli

Spanish splendor : palaces, castles, and country houses; photographs by Roberto Schezen ; text by Juan José Junquera y Mato ; introduction by Enrique Ruspoli y Morenés ; design by Massimo Vignelli

by Schezen, Robert ; Junquera y Mato, Juan José

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Calvello Books
Published
1992
Condition
Fine in mildly edge-sunned about near fine jacket with a wee bit of edge-wear to corners (no tears or crinkles).
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$95.00

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New York: Rizzoli, 1992. Hardcover. Fine in mildly edge-sunned about near fine jacket with a wee bit of edge-wear to corners (no tears or crinkles)./near fine. Large folio in color illus. black dust jacket; 420 pages : color illustrations ; 31 cm. Quite a comprehensive work with many excellent photos of Spain's rich architectural past. Well realized. ||… Read more
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$95.00
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Origins of the new South, 1877-1913.; A History of the South,; v. 9

by Woodward, C. Vann

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Calvello Books
Published
1951
Condition
Very good with mild external, chiefly edge-wear. Small owner signature. Binding is tight and pages are clean.
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$27.00

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[Baton Rouge]: Louisiana State University Press, 1951. Hardcover. Very good with mild external, chiefly edge-wear. Small owner signature. Binding is tight and pages are clean.. Large octavo in light burgundy cloth with gilt titles onblack background; xi, 542 p. illus. 24 cm; "Critical essay on authorities": p. 482-515. U.S. History -- Southern States -- History -- 1865-1951. Southern… Read more
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$27.00
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William the Silent; William of Nassau, Prince of Orange 1533-1584

by Wedgwood, Cicely V.

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Calvello Books
Published
1945
Condition
Very mild rubbing to corners, sunned spine, faint soiling to fore-edges, very gentle rubbing to corners, pages are bright, bindi
Edition
First edition, Third Impression
Item Price
$30.00

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London: Cape, 1945. First edition, Third Impression. Hardcover. Very mild rubbing to corners, sunned spine, faint soiling to fore-edges, very gentle rubbing to corners, pages are bright, binding is tight, sunned DJ spine, light sunning to front DJ, quarter inch clipped tear to front DJ-top edge, quarter-half closed tear to rear DJ-top edge, tiny clipped tear to rear DJ-top… Read more
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$30.00
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The history of the decline and fall of the Roman Empire

by Gibbon, Edward; Radice, Betty (editor); Fernandez-Armesto, Felipe (editor)

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Calvello Books
Published
1999
Condition
Very gentle rubbing to spine head and foot to all volumes, moderate soiling to front board and spine to volume one, light soilin
Edition
10th printing
Item Price
$275.00

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London: The Folio Society, 1999. 10th printing. Hardcover. Very gentle rubbing to spine head and foot to all volumes, moderate soiling to front board and spine to volume one, light soiling to boards and fore-edges to all volumes (spot or few light spots to fore-edge), faint coffee stain to front board to volume one, cup rings to boards to… Read more
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$275.00
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Brighter than a thousand suns; a personal history of the atomic scientists

by Jungk, Robert

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Calvello Books
Published
1958
Condition
Extremely mild rubbing to spine head and foot, very gentle bumping and fraying to front board-top corner, extremely mild rubbing
Edition
First American edition
Item Price
$20.00

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New York: Harcourt Brace, 1958. First American edition. Hardcover. Extremely mild rubbing to spine head and foot, very gentle bumping and fraying to front board-top corner, extremely mild rubbing to other 3 corners, moderate soiling to board edges and fore-edges, ink ownership signature to front free endpaper, sunned DJ spine, less than quarter-inch clipped to front DJ-top corner, two… Read more
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$20.00
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Road to the forks; a history of the community of Fort Garry

by Shipley, Nan

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Calvello Books
Published
1970
Condition
Very gentle rubbing to spine head and foot, extremely mild wear to corners, bright pages, tight binding, less than quarter-inch
Edition
First edition (stated)
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$20.00

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Winnipeg, Manitoba: Printed by Stovel-Advocate Press, 1970. First edition (stated). Hardcover. Very gentle rubbing to spine head and foot, extremely mild wear to corners, bright pages, tight binding, less than quarter-inch closed tear to rear DJ, damp stain to rear DJ-top edge, faint soiling to DJ (mostly to rear DJ), light sunning to spine, quarter-inch clipped to front DJ-top… Read more
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$20.00
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Geschiedenis van het Leidsche Studentencorps

by Frank, L. D; Wiardi Beckman, Herman Bernhard

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Calvello Books
Published
1927
Condition
Very mild fraying to spine head and foot, one inch tear to spine head, very gently rubbed rear corners, very gently bumped top c
Edition
First edition (presumed; no earlier dates stated)
Item Price
$30.00

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Leiden: S.C van Doesburgh, 1927. First edition (presumed; no earlier dates stated). Hardcover. Very mild fraying to spine head and foot, one inch tear to spine head, very gently rubbed rear corners, very gently bumped top corners, sunned spine, rubbed gilt to spine, light soiling to boards, extremely faint soiling to spine, few spots and soiling to front free… Read more
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$30.00
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The last frontier

by Sutley, Zachary Taylor

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Calvello Books
Published
1930
Condition
Lightly sunned spine, very mild rubbing to spine head and foot, very gently bumped corners, ink ownership signature to front fre
Edition
First edition (unstated)
Item Price
$75.00

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New York: Macmillan Co, 1930. First edition (unstated). Hardcover. Lightly sunned spine, very mild rubbing to spine head and foot, very gently bumped corners, ink ownership signature to front free endpaper, else Very Good(+).. Orange octavo, vi, 350 pages, deckled edges, b&w folded map, 23 cm. Good quality paper. || Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.), History.… Read more
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$75.00
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Notes from the century before : a journal from British Columbia

by Hoagland, Edward

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Calvello Books
Published
1982
Condition
Lightly rubbed edges and gentle bumped at top of spine; pages crisp and clean
Edition
Reprint of a Random House ed. published in 1969
ISBN
9780865470774
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$15.00

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San Francisco: North Point Press, 1982. Reprint of a Random House ed. published in 1969. Paperback in slip-jacket. Lightly rubbed edges and gentle bumped at top of spine; pages crisp and clean. Blue illus octavo; 272 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm. Frontier and pioneer life -- British Columbia. Canada Journalism Memoir North Point Press.
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$15.00
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Carnival crossroads: the story of Times Square

by Rogers, W. G.; Weston, Mildred

Seller
Calvello Books
Published
1960
Condition
Near fine; previous owners' inked address to free end paper; edges of dust jacket slightly frayed; vintage price sticker on back
Edition
1st ed
Item Price
$45.00

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Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1960. 1st ed. Hardcover. Near fine; previous owners' inked address to free end paper; edges of dust jacket slightly frayed; vintage price sticker on back cover; pages clean and binding is tight./very good (+). Mustard cloth octavo in black illus jacket and archival mylar wrap; 183 pages illustrations 22 cm. "Informal history of Times… Read more
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$45.00
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From Columbus to Castro: the history of the Caribbean, 1492-1969

by Williams, Eric Eustace

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Calvello Books
Published
1971
Condition
Near fine, book and dust jacket both; previous owners' signature to front endpaper; pages are crisp and clean. A very attractive
Edition
1st ed
ISBN
9780060146689
Item Price
$45.00

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New York: Harper & Row, 1971. 1st ed. hardcover. Near fine, book and dust jacket both; previous owners' signature to front endpaper; pages are crisp and clean. A very attractive copy./near fine. Brown cloth quarto illus color dust jacket in archival mylar wrap; 576 pages illustrations, facsimiles, map (on lining papers), portraits 23 cm. "A history of the… Read more
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$45.00
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Historia de las Indias [complete in three volumes]

by Casas, Bartolomé de las; Hanke, Lewis

Seller
Calvello Books
Published
1951
Condition
A very good set overall, with faint damping chiefly to outer spine areas, as well as some leaves though limited mainly to edges
Edition
Primera edicion en Biblioteca Americana
Item Price
$250.00

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México: Fondo de Cultura Económica, 1951. Primera edicion en Biblioteca Americana. Hardcover. A very good set overall, with faint damping chiefly to outer spine areas, as well as some leaves though limited mainly to edges and margins, thus not affecting text block, or integrity of binding; in very good(-) spine damp-stain spotted jackets. Overall, tight and clean. A desirable… Read more
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$250.00
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Dr. John McLoughlin, the father of Oregon

by Holman, Frederick V.

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Calvello Books
Published
1907
Condition
Raised joint edges slighlty rubbed, very minor shelfwear to head and tail of spine. Front and rear hinges very neatly reinforced
Edition
1st
Item Price
$195.00

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Cleveland, Ohio: The Arthur H. Clark Company, 1907. 1st. Hardcover. Raised joint edges slighlty rubbed, very minor shelfwear to head and tail of spine. Front and rear hinges very neatly reinforced with archival glue (unnoticed). Overall a tight and clean copy in near fine condition.. Forest green cloth quarto, top edge guilt; 301 pages, 2 unnumbered leaves of… Read more
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$195.00
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Hawaii; isles of enchantment

by Gessler, Clifford; Suydam, E. H. (illustrator)

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Calvello Books
Published
1937
Condition
Moderate foxing to top edge, else a tight and clean copy in near fine+ jacket with some ligh soiling to top front, in archival m
Edition
1st (presumed)
Item Price
$150.00

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New York: D. Appleton Century Co, 1937. 1st (presumed). Hardcover. Moderate foxing to top edge, else a tight and clean copy in near fine+ jacket with some ligh soiling to top front, in archival mylar. A lovely sharp copy./fine. Suydam, E. H.. Yellow cloth small quarto with tan illustrated DJ; 382 pages; color frontispiece, b/w illustrations, plates, 23… Read more
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$150.00
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Roman roundabout

by Brazdova, Amelie (Posse); Francis Hamilton (translator)

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Calvello Books
Published
1934
Condition
Moderate foxing to top edge, fore-edge and end papers. Signed by previous owner. Otherwise a tight and clean copy in very good c
Edition
1st
Item Price
$25.00

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New York: E.P. Dutton & Co, 1934. 1st. Hardcover. Moderate foxing to top edge, fore-edge and end papers. Signed by previous owner. Otherwise a tight and clean copy in very good condition. Very crisp regardless of foxing.. Brown cloth octavo; 266 pages; b/w frontispiece; 23 cm. Lack dust jacket. Translated from Swedish. No jacket. ll History. Rome, Italy.… Read more
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$25.00
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The admiralty chart; British naval hydrography in the nineteenth century

by Ritchie, Georg Stephen; David, Andrew (introduction)

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Calvello Books
Published
1995
Condition
Slight soiling to DJ and to fore-edge and top edge, else a tight copy in near fine condition.
Edition
2nd
ISBN
9781858212340
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$95.00

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Edinburgh: The Pentland Press, 1995. 2nd. Hardcover. Slight soiling to DJ and to fore-edge and top edge, else a tight copy in near fine condition./near fine. Black cloth octavo with blue illustrated DJ; 444 pages; illustrations, maps; 21cm. Signed by author ll Contains maps and b/w illustrations. ll Written by Rear Admiral G.S. Ritchie, Hydrographer of the Navy… Read more
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$95.00
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Peripheral migrants; Haitians and Dominican Republic sugar plantations

by Martínez, Samuel

Seller
Calvello Books
Published
1995
Condition
Light rubbing to DJ edhes and very slight sunning to spine of jacket. A tight and clean in near fine to near fine+ copy, in same
Edition
1st
ISBN
9780870499012
Item Price
$40.00

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Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1995. 1st. Hardcover. Light rubbing to DJ edhes and very slight sunning to spine of jacket. A tight and clean in near fine to near fine+ copy, in same jacket./very good. Green cloth quarto with yellow and green illustrated DJ; 228 pages : b/w illustrations, maps ; 24 cm. Contains diagrams and tables.… Read more
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$40.00
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By moonlight and spirit flight :; the praxis of the otherworldly journey to the witches' sabbath

by Howard, Michael

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Calvello Books
Published
2019
Condition
New. Very fine.
Edition
Second edition
ISBN
9781945147340
Item Price
$60.00

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Richmond Vista, Calif: Three Hands Press, 2019. Second edition. Hardcover. New. Very fine./as new. Brown cloth quarto with illustrated glossy mustard DJ; 56 pages : b/w illustrations ; 24 cm. Three Hands Press occult monographs series, no. 4 ll Sabbat. Witchcraft. History.
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$60.00
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A History of our own times; a new edition with copious index and an introduction to American readers ; Four Volumes in Two

by Justin McCarthy

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Calvello Books
Published
1885
Condition
General rubbing to exterior. Corners are a bit chafed, head and tail of spine moderately worn. Cuts on first two pages. Neat pen
Edition
1st (presumed)
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$30.00

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Chicago: Belford, Clarke & Co, 1885. 1st (presumed). Hardcover. General rubbing to exterior. Corners are a bit chafed, head and tail of spine moderately worn. Cuts on first two pages. Neat pencil signature by previous owner on ffep. An overall tight copy in very good condition.. Green cloth quarto; 314 pages ; 20cm. Signed by previous owner ll… Read more
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The Iraqi war criminals and their crimes during the Iraqi occupation of Kuwait; a legal reading in the documents of the Iraqi war crimes against Kuwait and its people

by Mal Allah, Husayn `Isá

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Calvello Books
Published
1998
Condition
Very slight sunning. Tiny creases at top and bottom corners, slight creasing at foot of spine, minor tear at head of spine. Smal
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$75.00

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Kuwait: Center for Research and Studies on Kuwait, 1998. Paperback. Very slight sunning. Tiny creases at top and bottom corners, slight creasing at foot of spine, minor tear at head of spine. Small to moderate folding at bottom corner of several pages. Overall near fine, tight and clean copy.. White and green quarto, no markings on spine (white/blank)… Read more
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$75.00