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cover of Carnets de Silhouettes de Navires de Guerre  a l'usage des Formations Aeriennes

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No Place: (Vichy French Air Corps) No publisher, no date, circa 1941-1942. Notation in ink at front page reads "Taken from Port Lyautey Air Port in French Morocco Africa 1943 by Jim Williams". The Battle of Port Lyautey began on 8 November 1942 and ended on Nov. 10 after fierce fighting between the attacking American troops and Vichy French defenders.… Read more
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cover of The History of Florence, and of the Affairs of Italy, from the Earliest Times to the Death of Lorenzo the Magnificent; Together with The Prince , and Various Historical Tracts. A New Translation (Bohn's Standard Library)

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London: Henry G. Bohn, 1854. Bound in original green embossed cloth, spine titled in gilt, publisher's advertising end papers, the small ticket of Mrs. Mary C. Blake front paste down. Very Good, toning at front end pages only, light soiling, name in pencil top edge of title page, 2 pages of Index detached.. xx, 522 pages. Uncommon in collectible condition… Read more
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cover of Sarmatia, the Early Polish Kingdom, from the Original Nuremberg Chronicle by Hartmann Schedel, Printed by Anton Koberger in 1493

Sarmatia, the Early Polish Kingdom, from the Original Nuremberg Chronicle by Hartmann Schedel, Printed by Anton Koberger in 1493

by Translated, with Introduction and Notes By Bogdan Deresiewicz; Preface by Aleksander Janta

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Published
1976
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Fine
Edition
Limited and Numbered Edition
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Los Angeles: The Plantin Press, 1976. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY TRANSLATOR at half-title -"To Gary, With best wishes, Bogdan Deresiewicz Los Angeles, June 25, 1976". A Fine copy. #154 of 350 copies printed. . SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY TRANSLATOR. Limited and Numbered Edition. Cloth. Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Presentation Copy.
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cover of The Arab Woman and the Palestine Problem

The Arab Woman and the Palestine Problem

by MOGANNAM, Mrs. Matiel E.T.

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Published
1937
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$500.00

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London: Herbert Joseph Limited, 1937. SCARCE. Very Good in original blue cloth, no dust jacket, moderate toning, mainly at first and last m20 pages. Contemporary inscription in Arabic at front end page (possibly authorial?). 319 pages, illustrated with black and white photographs. "The aim of the book is two-fold: to present a faithful picture of the Arab woman and to… Read more
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cover of Jeanne D'Arc (1412-1432) with Ten Etchings after Bida

Jeanne D'Arc (1412-1432) with Ten Etchings after Bida

by Michelet, J.

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Published
1888
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition Thus
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Paris: Librairie Hachette et Cie, 1888. Finely bound in full crushed brown morocco, the back and boards richly gilt featuring the coat of arms of Joan of Arc - a sword between a crown in chief and two fleurs-de-lys. Wide inner gilt dentelles, marbled end papers, the top edge gilt Illustrated with ten etchings after drawings by Bida by… Read more
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cover of Vie et Pontificat De Leon X. Second Edition. In Four Volumes

Vie et Pontificat De Leon X. Second Edition. In Four Volumes

by Roscoe, William; Translated from the English by P. F. Henry

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Published
1813
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Very Good Plus
Edition
Second Edition
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Paris: Gide Fils & R. Nicolle, 1813. Four volumes bound in full mottled calf, gilt backs, marbled end papers and edges. Very Good Plus, light rubbing to boards and labels. A quite handsome set. . Second Edition. Mottled Calf. Very Good Plus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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cover of [Association Copy]  Le Grand Siecle

[Association Copy] Le Grand Siecle

by Boulenger, Jacques

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Published
1911
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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Paris: Librairie Hachette et Cie, 1911. ASSOCIATION COPY, presented by the author to his brother, the noted actor Marcel Boulenger, inscribed at the half-title page - "A Marcel Boulenger........ par Jacques Boulenger". Finely bound in half crushed tan morocco over marbled boards, five raised bands with gilt lettering back, marbled end papers, top edge gilt. Near Fine, front hinge starting… Read more
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cover of Le Voyageur Moderne ou Extrait des Voyages les Plus Récens Dans les Quatre Parties du Monde. In Six Volumes

Le Voyageur Moderne ou Extrait des Voyages les Plus Récens Dans les Quatre Parties du Monde. In Six Volumes

by De Bon, Elisabeth (Illustrator)

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Published
1821
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Paris: Alexis Eymery, 1821. Published 1821-22. SCARCE in complete six volume set and in collectible condition. With 36 color engravings of costumes on different peoples around the world by Elisabeth De Don. 472, 479, 474, 488, 494, 484 pages. Bound in contemporary quarter red calf over marbled boards, marbled end papers, Very Good, spines sunned, calf worn at edges, scattered… Read more
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cover of Oeuvres de Maximilien Robespierre. In Three Volumes

Oeuvres de Maximilien Robespierre. In Three Volumes

by Robespierre, Maximilien; Albert Laponneraye; Armand Carrel

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Published
1840
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Paris (13 Faubourg Saint-Denis) : Chez L'e´diteur, 1840. "avec une notice historique, des notes et des commentaires par Laponneraye ; pre´ce´de´es de conside´rations ge´ne´rales par Armand Carrel." Three volumes bound in contemporary qyarter morocco over marbled boards, four gilt raised bands back with gilt lettering, marbled end papers. Very Good, prior owner name and name stamp of J. A.… Read more
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cover of Les Commentaires de Cesar en Latin et en Francois (Two Volumes) with Remarques sur la Carte de l'Ancienne Gaule tirées des Commentaires de CESAR par le sieur SAMSON D'ABBEVILLE.

Les Commentaires de Cesar en Latin et en Francois (Two Volumes) with Remarques sur la Carte de l'Ancienne Gaule tirées des Commentaires de CESAR par le sieur SAMSON D'ABBEVILLE.

by De la traduction de N. Perrot,Sieur d'Ablancourt

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Published
1686
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Very Good
Edition
New Edition
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Lyon : Andre Perisse, 1686. Two volumes bound in contemporary mottled calf, backs ornately gilt, marbled end papers, ribbon marker in Vol. II only. Volume I with frontis engraved title, 24 unnumbered pp. including title page, fold out map ( Near Fine, with 1 small fore edge tear), 508 pp, with 2 fold-out engravings and 1 engraving in text,… Read more
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cover of Histoire De Marie-Antoinette. In Two Volumes

Histoire De Marie-Antoinette. In Two Volumes

by De La Rocheterie, Maxime

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Published
1892
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second Edition
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Paris: Perrin et Cie, 1892. Two volumes bound in contemporary quarter vellum over linen covered boards, Very Good, the bookplates of Evie James front paste downs, linen starting to separate from vellum, moderate foxing and toning. Frontispiece portrait of Marie-Antoinette Vol. I. . Second Edition. Quarter Vellum. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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cover of Historical and Descriptive Account of Persia, from the Earliest Ages to the Present Time; ...including a Description of Afghanistan and Beloochistan (with a Modern Scholar's Annotated  Index)

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New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1834. "with a Detailed View of the Resources, Government, Population, Natural History, and the Character of its Inhabitants, particularly of the Wandering Tribes...". 345 pp. with 12 p. publisher's ads, fold-out map and several engravings. Very Good, modern cloth reback with new spine label, moderate toning, the map at front Fine with light toning.… Read more
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cover of History of Assyria

History of Assyria

by Olmstead, A. T.

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Published
1923
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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New York and London: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1923. Uncommon, particularly with gilt-decorated front cover in lovely condition. Very Good, small prior owner book plate front paste down, gilt at spine a touch rubbed, stain along top edge rear boards and smaller stains across bottom half. Fold-out map at rear is Fine. With 13 maps and 176 illustrations, including numerous… Read more
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cover of The Code of Hammurabi, King of Babylon about 2250 B.C.

The Code of Hammurabi, King of Babylon about 2250 B.C.

by Harper, Robert Francis

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Published
1904
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Chicago: London: Luzac & Co: The University of Chicago Press, 1904. "Autographed Text, Transliteration, Translation, Glossary, Index of Subjects, Lists of Proper Names, Signs, Numerals, Corrections and Erasures, with Map, Frontispiece and Photograph of Text". [xvi] & 192pp. plus ciii plates, publisher's ad, orig. black buckram, paper label, top edge gilt. Very Good, paper label worn and chipped at… Read more
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cover of The Natural History of Selborne

The Natural History of Selborne

by White, Gilbert; Edited and with Introduction by E. M. Nicholson; Illustrated with Woodcuts by Eric Fitch Daglish

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Published
1929
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Nicholson Edited Edition
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London: Thornton Butterworth Limited, 1929. Near Fine, scattered foxing at end pages only, slight toning to boards, in a Near Fine dust jacket, small spot rear panel, slight wear at spine ends. Uncommon in such a lovely dust jacket. 416 pages, with 16 wood engravings with tissue guards, Fine, fold -out map at rear Fine. . First Nicholson Edited Edition… Read more
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cover of Revolt in the Desert

Revolt in the Desert

by Lawrence, T. E.

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Published
1927
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Very Good Plus
Edition
First American Printing
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New York: George H. Doran Co., 1927. xvi, (2), 335 pages, fold-out map at rear and one fold-out illustration, 24 illustrations listed including 8 by Eric Kennington, additional unlisted illustrations in text. In original camel brown cloth, gilt lettering at spine, illustrated end papers in black and white, First Printing in America, March 1927 stated. Very Good Plus, small… Read more
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cover of Family Records; Containing Memoirs of Major-General Sir Isaac Brock, K.B., Lieutenant E. W. Tupper, R.N., and Colonel William De Vic Tupper, with Notices... To Which are Added The Life of Te-Cum-Seh, a Memoir of Col. Havilland Le Mesurier  &c

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Guernsey : Printed and Published By Stephen Barbet, 1835. With half-title, 2 (plate), [vii]-xii, 218 pp. Bound in original tan cloth, paper label at spine, original buff end papers. About Very Good, 3/8" loss of cloth top edge of spine, 1/4" loss at base, half-title page with top 1/3 neatly excised, Contents page detached, foxing mostly associated with 3… Read more
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cover of Les Grandes Routes des Peuples. Essai de Géographie Sociale. Comment la route crée le type social - Les Routes de l'Antiquitie - Les Routes du Monde Moderne. Two Volumes

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Paris: Firmin-Didot et Cie./ Librairie de Paris No date, circa 1900. Two volumes finely bound in half blue calf over marbled boards, five raised bands with three red morocco labels lettered in gilt, marbled end papers, tops gilt. Near Fine, tidy pencil notations verso of fold-out map at rear of tome II, original map wrappers of tome I bound… Read more
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cover of La Vie Publique de Michel Montaigne. Etude Biographique.

La Vie Publique de Michel Montaigne. Etude Biographique.

by Grun, Alphonse

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Published
1855
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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Paris: Librairie d'Amyot, Editeur , 1855. Finely bound in unsigned contemporary polished calf, ornate gilt back, marbled end papers, all edges gilt. Near Fine, top corner bumped, light rubbing at edges, a quite handsome copy. 2 preliminary leaves, xii, 414 pp. . First Edition. Polished Calf. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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cover of LES IMPERATRICES ROMAINES ou Histoire de la Vie & des Intrigues secretes des Femmes des douze Cesars, de celles des Empereurs Romains, & des Princesses de leur Sang. Three Volumes

LES IMPERATRICES ROMAINES ou Histoire de la Vie & des Intrigues secretes des Femmes des douze Cesars, de celles des Empereurs Romains, & des Princesses de leur Sang. Three Volumes

by SERVIEZ, M. de ( Jacques Roergas )

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Published
1728
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
New and Augmented Edition
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Paris: Chez Chalres LeClerc , 1728. The first edition published as Les Femmes des douze Cesars, 1718, in one volume, this new augmented edition published 1728 in three. (14), 455, (6), 444, (8), 404 pp. Armorial bookplates (with coronet) of Lord Northwick with the motto 'Par ternis suppar', pasted over an earlier round bookplate. John Rushout, 2nd Baron Northwick,… Read more
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