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Merv, the Queen of the World; and the Scourge of the Man-stealing Turcomans
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Merv, the Queen of the World; and the Scourge of the Man-stealing Turcomans

By MARVIN Charles

London: W H Allen, 1881 assumed first edition but is missing prelims up to the dedication page, preface dated 1881, spine is titled 'Merv, and the Man-stealing Turcomans', green cloth, hinges (internal) split, lacks the frontis and most of the first map, the other nine maps are intact, book-plate to end paper of Daniel Schlumberger, late Professor of Near Eastern Archaeology at the University of Strasbourg and later Princeton University, there is some minor and periodic pencil underlining, pages iii-xx 1-452 plus 4pp of new titles advert , plus 44pp + 4pp of publisher's adverts, these are dated January 1881, some wear head and tail of spine, would come up nicely with text block restored into the boards, but does lack the title page and frontis, the original printing ( not POD) of this interested work on the conflict between Turks and the Russians and other Middle Eastern groups in the period.. First Edition. Cloth. Poor/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

$69.45

Low and the Dictators
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Low and the Dictators

By BENSON Timothy S.

London: Political Cartoon Society, 2008 White harback with illustrated boards, clean tidy used copy, 112pp, New Zealander ex-pat david Low came to world wide fame for his satirizing of the Dictators adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini, the carttons in this work are all different from those Low chose in his own 1956 book. First Edition. Pictorial Boards. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by David Low. 4to - over 9? - 12" tall.

$54.83

Gods, Sages and Kings

By FRAWLEY David

Delhi: Motilal Banarsidass, 1995 Vedic secrets of Ancient Civilization, bsed on investigations of the Veda and astronomy and geology Frawley posits a 5000 year Vedic civilization prior to 1000 BCE, unclipped jacket, minor hadling wear, 396pp. reprint. Cloth. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

$21.93

The Story Of The Arab Legion

By GLUBB Brigadier John Bagot

London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1956 book tired but complete, dust jacket torn along spine fold and with some tape repairs, edges worn, some surface damage to map endpapers, some foxing to closed page edges, reference copy or better, 371pp + plates in sepia. Fourth Impression. Cloth. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

$32.90

Interpretations of Horace
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Interpretations of Horace

By MEDLEY William Edited By Skemp & MacAlpine

London: Henry Frowde, 1910 red cloth, sunned spine, joints rubbed, light foxing to endpapers, top edge gilt, book plate of D A Kidd ( Canterbury University Christchurch New Zealand) and small name at head of fep, xv 169pp, Latin verse followed by authors comment etc., near VG. First Edition. Cloth. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

$14.62

Tartaraghan Precinct North Armagh
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Tartaraghan Precinct North Armagh

By W. E. C. FLEMING

W. E. C. Fleming, 2016 Self published history of the Tartaraghan Precint of North Armagh being the district south of Lough Neagh, between the Rivers Bann and Blackwater, this copy has a presentation inscription from the author written on the free end paper, gives information on the Plantations, schools and churches, roads and railways, towns and settlements etc. 424pp. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9? - 12" tall.

$69.45

Forbidden Archeology's Impact, How a Controversial New Book Shocked the Scientific Community and Became an Underground Classic
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Forbidden Archeology's Impact, How a Controversial New Book Shocked the Scientific Community and Became an Underground Classic

By CREMO Michael A.

Los Angeles: Bhaktivedanta Book Publishing, 1998 xxxiv 569pp, collection of letters and articles relating to the controversy surrounding Cremo and Thompson's 'Forbidden Archeology' book on the evidence for human civilizations dating back millions of years. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

$21.93

Malta: And the Knights Hospitallers
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Malta: And the Knights Hospitallers

By BEDFORD William Kirkpatrick Riland

London: Seeley and Co., 1894 The Portfolio Monographs on Artistic Subjects, undated but seems to be the 1894 first edition, red cloth boards blind decorated upper board, gilt to spine, 80pp plus plates, tissue guarded frontis. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9? - 12" tall.

$54.83

Adventure
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Adventure

By SEELY J.E.B. Maj Gen The Rt Hon

London: Heinemann, 1936 reprint in tired cloth, lacks fep and binding showing at front hinge, good reading copy, some foxing, includes black and white illustrations and index, Boer War and WWI memoirs, Frontispiece and photographs, 326pp As General Jack Seely, he led one of the last great cavalry charges in history at the Battle of Moreuil Wood on his war horse Warrior in March 1918, includes visits to New Zealand and a meeting with the aged Te Kooti, and an anecdote of his reason for the Poverty Bay Massacre. reprint. Cloth. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Sir William Orpen / A.J. Munnings. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

$10.97

A new map of the river Thames from Oxford to London : from entirely new surveys, taken during the summer of 1871 : with a guide, giving every information required by the tourist, the oarsman, and the Angler
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A new map of the river Thames from Oxford to London : from entirely new surveys, taken during the summer of 1871 : with a guide, giving every information required by the tourist, the oarsman, and the Angler

By TAUNT Henry W.

Oxford: Henry W. Taunt, 1873 second revised edition published in 1873, title states it has EIGHTY photos, but I have collated it and there are only 79 but there seem to be none missing ( ie no places indicated to binder to paste one of the tipped on photos, where there is one missing), landscape format 250 x 165mm, original green cloth with blind embossed design and gilt titled upper board, some rubbing to edges and corners with the boards showing through the worn away cloth in places, plain spine heavily rubbed with loss to the cloth at the spine ends, internally a clean copy with some offset browing to the endpapers, one tiny wormhole to upper board near spine, minor worm to the top margin of the last quarter of the text block, at most this is only about 3 small pin holes, the lower (i.e. rear) board and paste down have more wormholes, but still only about a dozen, rear fep and last few pages (adverts) have historic watermark to the bottom corner, a good copy with no major faults excepting the cover wear and the minor worming, 24 pages of maps with small sepia photographs pasted on ( as published) and vii +77 pp of text including local advertisers section at rear, plus the advertisng on the endpapers, the second leaf is blank (on both sides) and with a copperplate ink inscription "E Buckland, 1872" on the recto, Lithographed sectional maps of the Thames, with photographic insets (mounted), Cohen, B. The Thames 1580-1980, p. 209-212; Gernsheim, H. Incunabula of British photographic literature, 558; Johnson, W. Nineteenth-century photography, T330, shipping includes insurance. Second Edition. Decorative Cloth. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Henry W. Taunt. Landscape 8vo.

$292.44

The Surgeon of Crowthorne (first edition) SIGNED BY AUTHOR
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The Surgeon of Crowthorne (first edition) SIGNED BY AUTHOR

By WINCHESTER Simon

London: Viking, 1998 unclipped DW has original publisher's "Signed by the Author" label ( looks as if will remove easily), signed to title page, with a line crossed through the printed authors name ( in same pen as the signature), UK first edition, later impression with publisher's number line which reads ( 13 15 17 18 16 14 12), the later American issue was titled "Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity, and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary". First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 12mo - over 6? - 7? tall.

$69.45

Sea Slang of the Twentieth Century
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Sea Slang of the Twentieth Century

By GRANVILLE Wilfred

London: Winchester Publications, 1949 (500 gram rate) price clipped DW some chipping loss to corners and spine ends, name to fep, closed edges slightly foxed, parts of cloth binding sunned where DW is chipped ( spine ends), 271pp, dictionary of slang related to the sea and seamanship, as well as shipping/ boating on rivers as well, military and civil. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Good. 12mo - over 6? - 7? tall.

$10.97

The Parables of the Kingdom (British Israelite theory)

By MOREY John J.

London: Covenant Publishing Co., 1944 (500 gram rate) price clipped dust wrapper has sinificant loss to spine ends, and is a bit dusty, book is tidy, 187pp + adverts, the Kingdom parables of the Old and New Testaments. Fifth Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Fair. 12mo - over 6? - 7? tall.

$10.97

Follow My Leader (case Studies of Some Germans During the Third Reich)
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Follow My Leader (case Studies of Some Germans During the Third Reich)

By HAGEN Louis

London: Wingate, 1951 unclipped DW intact but has tears and chipping to edges, handling soiling, book endpapers browned, edges slightly foxed, xi 374pp, after release from a concentration camp in 1936 author left Germany and fought for the Allies, including at Arnhem, he later returned to Germany to seek out various people to understand their lives and motivations during the Nazi regime, this book is a case study of eight of them, some supporters and some victims of the regime. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

$54.83

Out of the Night

By VALTIN Jan

London: Heinemann, 1941 large heavy 8vo, cloth, spine sunned at head and tail, old pen price to fep, remains of DW present being the front panel and the backstrip, minor foxing to closed edges, 658pp, memoir of a Communist agent in Germany during the Nazi rise to power and the duration of the war. reprint. Cloth. Very Good/Poor. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

$14.62

Metamorphoses Volume 2 (Being Books IX-XV)

By OVID Translated By Frank Justus Miller

Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1958 Loeb Classical Library edition, red cloth with gilt to spine, excellent clean copy, vol2 (of 2), 500pp +10pp adverts at rear. reprint. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 16mo - over 5? - 6? tall.

$10.97

Apuleius and His Influence

By HAIGHT Elizabeth Hazelton

London: Harrap, 1927 (500 gram rate) navy cloth, gilt to spine, light rubbing to spine ends and corners, endpapers browned, small name to fep, top edge gilt, Our debt to Greece and Rome series, xi 190pp + plates and adverts . First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6? - 7? tall.

$10.97

Lehrbuch der Weltgeschichte für Töchterschulen und zum Privatunterricht heranwachsender Mädchen.
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Lehrbuch der Weltgeschichte für Töchterschulen und zum Privatunterricht heranwachsender Mädchen.

By NÖSSELT Friedrich

Breslau: Josef Max, 1859 (500 gram reduced shipping rate) sechszehnte auflage, leather spine cracked and split, edges rubbed back to boards, upper board attached by cords only, some foxing throughout, inscription dated 1869 to endpaper, 139pp. reprint. Half-Leather. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6? - 7? tall.

$14.62

Germany Tomorrow

By STRASSER Otto

London: Jonathan Cape, 1940 THIRD IMPRESSION (October) of first edition, price clipped DW has chip from head of backstrip and handling soiling, gift inscription dated 1941 to fep, minor foxing to closed edges, Strasser's view of how Germany can be rehabilitated post-war, 254pp. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall.

$32.90

The Pacatnamu Papers Volume 1

By DONNAN & COCK

Los Angeles: Museum of Cultural History, University of California , 1986 volume 1 only, titled wrappers, perfect bound, folded map in pocket at rear, 188pp, illustrated, archaeological excavation in the Jequetepeque Valley, Peru. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9? - 12" tall.

$14.62

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