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Beni Hasan. Part IV. Zoological and Other Details. (Seventh Memoir)
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Beni Hasan. Part IV. Zoological and Other Details. (Seventh Memoir)

By Griffith, F. Ll.

London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., 1900. 1900 original edition. VERY GOOD- hardcover. Special publication of the Egyptian Exploration Fund. A volume in the series, Archaeological Survey of Egypt, Edited by Francis Llewellyn Griffith. A clean, unmarked and complete copy complete with 21 beautiful coloured plates, (including frontispiece) plus 6 in outline. Bound in hardcover of light gray paper with tan cloth spine, titled in black. Full titling in black on front cover; listing of other publications on rear cover. Pages clean and near fine; plates fine. Cover is lightly toned and spotted; edges worn to board in several spots. Binding intact though front hinge tender and starting to split - first gathering pulled but still holding. 10 x 12-3/4". 9 page introduction plus plates.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good-/No Jacket. 4to.

$280.25

Deshasheh, 1897
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Deshasheh, 1897

By Petrie, W. M. Flinders; Griffith, F. Ll.

London: Office of the Egypt Exploration Fund/ Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co./ B. Quartich, 1898. 1898 First Edition.Good++. Internally very good, in worn hardcover, tender binding. Pages are clean and complete - small rubber stamped 'Bibliotheque Egyptologique' on back of frontis leaf. Cover of light gray paper over boards and cloth spine is heavily toned, particularly the front cover, edges are moderately rubbed and worn; both front and rear hinges started. Both covers are still holding and book block is firm. The Fifteenth Memoir of the Egypt Exploration Fund. Illustrated with black & white photos in text, and a frontispiece of the Statue of Nenkheftka (a black & white photograph), plus 37 full-page plates - 1 in color and several line cuts as well as a few photographs (including an x-ray of leg bones of dissevered bodies); 2 plates are foldouts.10 x 12-1/2". viii + 51 text pages plus plates. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good++/No Jacket. 4to.

$104.50

Les Tresors de Turquie. L'Anatolie des Premiers Empires: Byzance; Les Siecles de l'Islam
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Les Tresors de Turquie. L'Anatolie des Premiers Empires: Byzance; Les Siecles de l'Islam

By Akurgal, Ekrem; Mango, Cyril; Ettinghausen, Richard

Geneve: Skira, 1966. 1966, Skira. NEAR FINE large format hardcover, without jacket. Internally near fine: bright, clean, and totally unmarked. Bright red silk cover with gilt lettering on front and spine has wear at foot of spine with some short tears, one in the front hinge about 1/2". Binding is very good, hinges intact, no splits or cracks in book block. 120 plates (more than half in color) meticulously printed and tipped into position; all in fine condition. There ar 4 fold-out pages. 10-1/2 x 13"; 256 pages. A heavy book (over 6 lbs.) requiring additional postage for expeditied, priority or international shipping. . First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+/No Jacket. 4to.

$80.75

The Romance of the Rails. The Story of the American Railroads.
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The Romance of the Rails. The Story of the American Railroads.

By Laut, Agnes C.

New York: Tudor Publishing Company, 1936. Second printing, October 1936, of the 1936 New Edition. VERY GOOD+ hardcover, lacking dust jacket. A clean, unmarked and well-bound copy. Pages fresh and near fine with bit of toning to outside edges (red top stain) but no soiling, tearing, creasing or chips. Bound in blue cloth with titles gilt-stamped on spine and front. Spine gilt dulled and tips of corners lightly rubbed. Hinges and book block secure, intact and straight. 15 pages with black & white halftone reproductions (including frontispiece) plus several line illustrations throughout text. An entertaining history of the development of American railroads from the earliest days of conception through the first quarter of the twentieth century. 6 x 9-1/4". [xx] + 550 text pages (including Index) plus the 15 illustration pages. Second Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+/No Jacket.

$18.95

A Fair Land to Build In: The Architecture of the Empire State
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A Fair Land to Build In: The Architecture of the Empire State

By Brendan Gill

Albany, New York: Preservation League of New York State, 1984. 1984 Stated First Edition. FINE large-format softcover. A fresh, unmarked and firnly bound copy. No tears, chips, creasing, soiling or toning to pages or to cover. Dozens of black and white photos of historic and architecturally notable buildings throughout New York state reveal the "exceptional profusion of building styles" that developed in the state over three centuries. Text by Brendan Gill. All photos are captioned. 8-1/2 x 10-1/4". iv + 60 pages. First Edition. Trade Paperback. Fine.

$14.20

Old New York in Early Photographs. 196 Prints, 1853-1904.
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Old New York in Early Photographs. 196 Prints, 1853-1904.

By Black, Mary

Dover Publications, Inc. 1973 Edition. NEAR FINE large-format paperback. A clean, unmarked and sturdily bound copy. Pages crisp and fine. Thick, glossy paper cover is lightly edge rubbed but otherwisve very good - no soiling, no chips or tears. Sewn binding is very strong. 196 full-page archival photographs (from the collectioin of the New York Historical Society) are beautifully printed on full coated paper. All are captioned. 9 x 12".[xvi + 238 pages, including index and 6 publisher ad pages. An exceptionally well-preserved copy of this historic book. . First Edition. Softcover. Near Fine.

$18.05

Principles of Violin Playing & Teaching
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Principles of Violin Playing & Teaching

By Galamian, Ivan

Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1962. 1962 First Edition; 1962 printed on title page. NEAR FINE hardcover in GOOD dust jacket. Pages are fresh and fine - no markings, soiling or toning. Firmly bound in dark blue cloth hardcover with title stamped in silver on spine, Galamian's signature blind-stamped on front. Cover a bit crimped at spine ends, otherwise fine. Dust jacket moderately shelf-worn with light surface scuffing and edge wear. There is 3" vertical tear descending from top edge of the front jacket panel with tape repairs made to reverse side of jacket. Jacket is complete, not clipped, though price isn't printed. Jacket is in a clear, archival protector. An invaluable aid to serious students of the violin with tutelage from one of the foremost teachers of violin in the twentieth century. Black and white illustrations of both right and left hand and finger positions plus many musical examples illustrating effective use of various techniques. 8-3/4 x 11-1/2". x + 116 pages, including index.. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Good.

$77.90

Life Studies. New Poems and an Autobiographical Fragment
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Life Studies. New Poems and an Autobiographical Fragment

By Lowell, Robert

New York: Farrar, Straus & Cudahy, 1960. Third Printing (1960) of the 1959 edition. VERY GOOD hardcover in GOOD price-intact dust jacket. A dean, unmarked and firmly bound copy. Small faint stains to top corners of a few of the first leaves, pages otherwise fresh and fine. Bound in light green cloth hardcover, titled in black on spine. Cover is clean with only light wear; one tiny corner bump and small scuff. Hinges and binding are firm, intact and straight. Jacket is shelf-rubbed with scuffing along edges and folds; small tears, and a 1-inch chip to top of rear panel. 5-1/2 x 8-1/2". [viii] + 90 pages.. Third Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Good.

$18.00

Daylight Moon
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Daylight Moon

By Huebing, Craig

Los Angeles: Hotspur Press, 1976. 1976, Stated First Printing. Near Fine. INSCRIBED by Craig Huebing, the late and once very popular soap opera star (he played Peter Taylor on General Hospital) "Dear Paul - With all respect and affection. Craig Huebing Xmas 1976". Contains poems and two author photos. Printed in light gray paper and bound in wrapper printed in black with illustrations front and back by Huebing. Huebing died in 2006. This is a NEAR FINE, fresh copy. No writing or markings other than the inscription. Pages crisp and clean - a couple of small, faint spots but otherwise fine. Wrapper clean with light rubbing along spine folds and edges. No creases, tears or chips. Binding tight. 5-1/2 x 8"; xv + 55 pages. Signed by Author. First Edition. Wrappers. Near Fine. Illus. by Huebing, Craig (cover art).

$18.95

Strings On a Kite. The Poetry of Max Hart.
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Strings On a Kite. The Poetry of Max Hart.

By Hart, Max; Eckstein, George (Compiler)

Smithtown, NY: Exposition Press, 1983. 1983 First Edition. NEAR FINE softcover. Inscribed on halft-tile page "To Edith and Herbert with best regards- George." (Likely George Eckstein who selected the poems for this collection.) No other markings. Pages crisp and fine - one leaf with a horizontal crease likely caused as the paper was fed into the printing press. Bound in paper cover printed in black and red. Cover slighlty shelf rubbed, no stains, tears, creases or chips. Binding firm. "...truly a gifted voice whose works deserved far more attention than they received during his lifetime." 6 x 9". [x] + 70 pages. . First Edition. Softcover. Near Fine.

$21.38

Blackbird and Wolf: Poems
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Blackbird and Wolf: Poems

By Cole, Henri

New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2007. 2007 First Edition, First Printing. FINE in FINE price-intact dust jacket, A fresh, crisp copy - clean, unmarked and tightly bound - book and jacket in new condition. This sixth published collection by the esteemed American poet contains three suites of poetry; "Birthday"; "Gravity and Center"; "Dune." 5-3/4 x 8-1/2". [xiv] + 61 pages. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.

$22.80

Atlantic City Cantata
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Atlantic City Cantata

By Chisholm, Hugh

New York: Farrar, Straus & Young, Inc., 1951. 1951 Edition. NEAR FINE in GOOD (and scarce) dust jacket. A crisp, clean and firmly bound copy. The only marking is an owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper (J & J Bingham - which would be NY Congressman Jonathan Bingham.) Pages fine, bound in hardcover of dark blue cloth over boards with yellow spine panel. Spine is titled in blue. Cover is clean and near fine with only slight edge rub. Bonding and hinges firm and straight. Price-intact dust jacket is clean though edge worn with short edge tears, chipping to spine ends flap folds, scuffing along folds. This work is described as "a choral composition in poetry." Hugh Chisholm (1912-1972) was the grandson of paper mogul Hugh J. Chisholm (International Paper Co.). For Chisholm's 1932 poetry collection "White Horses" he used his full name - Hugh J. Chisholm, Jr. In 1947 he published "The Prodigal Never Returns" and seems to have abandoned the full name, simply identified as Hugh Chisholm. (Apparently a younger brother took over the family business...) 7-1/4 x 10-1/4". [viii] + 126 pages. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Good.

$26.60

Et Tu ... Raza
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Et Tu ... Raza

By Alurista

Tempe, Arizona: Bilingual Press, 1996. 1996 Softcover Edition. NEAR FINE. A fresh, unmarked and tightly bound copy. Tiny rubs to cover corner tips; retail price sticker and security sticker affixed to inside rear cover, all else fine. This copy has the American Book Award Winner 1997 seal affixed to the front cover. A collection of 47 works by the distinguished Mexican-American poet Alurista (Alberto Baltazar Urista Heredia), in a mix of Spanish and English. 5-1/2 x 8-1/2". [viii] + 72 pages. Softcover. Near Fine.

$13.30

Picnic, Lightning (Pitt Poetry Series)
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Picnic, Lightning (Pitt Poetry Series)

By Billy Collins

Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1998. 1998 edition, later printing. NEAR FINE softcover. A fresh, unmarked and firmly bound copy. Corner crease to one page leaf, else fine. Laid into this copy is the program from Billy Collins' presentation at the College of Mount Saint Vincent in Riverdale, NY on Feb. 13, 2003. 6 x 8". [viii] + 104 pages. Softcover. Near Fine.

$7.60

Ja, Wij Komen Terug. Yes, We Shall and Will Return. 1944-1994. 505th Parachute Infantry. US 82nd Airborne Division.
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Ja, Wij Komen Terug. Yes, We Shall and Will Return. 1944-1994. 505th Parachute Infantry. US 82nd Airborne Division.

By Thuring, G.; Langdon, A.

Groesbeek Airborne Vrienden. Holland Chapter US 82nd ABN Div Assn, 1994. 1994 Edition. VERY GOOD large format softcover. Bilingual (English and Dutch). A clean, unmarked and well bound copy. Pages near fine. Paper cover moderately worn with light edge and spine rubbing, some finger denting, corner crease to front bottom corner and faint staining to front cover. Binding secure, no splits or loose pages. A commemoration of the Sept. 17, 1944 parachute jump made by young men from the 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment into the Netherlands near Groesbeek, their mission to help free the Dutch people from more than four years of Nazi occupation. Includes a history of the invasion of Holland; a history of Company C; a 505th regimental journal; an account, through letters of Allen Langdon of efforts made after the war in search of the place where Company C's beloved Captain Anthony Stefanich fell; a description of the June 1979 unveiling of a memorial monument; Co. C Roll of Honor and more. Text is provided in both Dutch and English. Generously illustrated with black & white photos, many archival as well as hand-drawn maps and illustrations. 8-1/4 x 11-3/4". 160 pages. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good.

$33.25

Puptent Poets of the Stars and Stripes, Mediterranean
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Puptent Poets of the Stars and Stripes, Mediterranean

By Hogan, Cpl. Charles A.; Welsh, Cpl. John (Compilers)

Italy: The Stars and Stripes, Mediterranean, 1945. 1945 Original Edition. VERY GOOD. A clean, unmarked copy bound in a colorfully printed paper cover. Light toning and shelf-wear to edges of the book; cover has light creasing at corners and spine ends with some scuffing along the spine. Binding is firm. War changes men. Sometimes they become poets. Even those who previously believed poetry was for "long hairs" and "softies". The poems in this collection weren't subjected to the reviews of "poetry critics" or critical standards set by U.S. newspapers, but were the best the Army's verse-making servicemen supplied as issues of "The Stars and Stripes, Mediterranean" were published. The book contains several dozen poems: frank, honest revelations about the experience of battle and wartime; some witty and wry, others wistful, poignant. Illustrated throughout with black & white line art by Sgt. Stanley Meltzoff. 6-3/4 x 9-1/2". 128 pages. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. Illus. by Meltzhof, Sgt. Stanley.

$28.50

The Revolt of the Masses
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The Revolt of the Masses

By Ortega y Gasset, Jose

New York: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., 1932. 1932 American Edition, printing unstated. VERY GOOD, lacking dust jacket. A clean, well-bound copy. Small owner name penned to top of front free endpaper, no other markings. Pages clean and near fine. Hardcover binding of cream colored paper over board with red titling and rules on spine, title also on front cover. Cover has light overall dust soiling and spine ends are lightly worn with a few tiny chips; corner tips worn to board. Binding and hinges firm and intact. "Authorised Translation from the Spanish" though translator, who contributed the Preface, in not named. 5-1/2 x 8-1/4"; 204 pages. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo.

$17.10

The Hone and Strong Diaries of Old Manhattan
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The Hone and Strong Diaries of Old Manhattan

By Auchincloss, Louis (Editor)

New York: Abbeville Press, 1989. 1989 Edition, printing unstated. Stated First Edition. FINE in NEAR FINE dust jacket. A clean, unmarked and firmly bound copy. Pages and yellow endpapers are fine, as is the beige cloth hardcover. Cover is title with blind stamping on front, red-brown stamping on spine. Binding and hinges firm, intact and straight. Very slight shelf rub to jacket but no scuffs, tears, chips or creases. Price is not printed on jacket. Auchincloss has selected entries from the diaries of prominent New Yorkers Philip Hone and George Templeton Strong which effectively reveal many aspects of life in mid-ninteenth-century NYC. Generously illustrated with many color reproductions as well as black & white archival photos and drawings. 9-1/4 x 9-1/4". 288 pages. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine.

$17.58

Blundering Into Disaster: Surviving the First Century of the Nuclear Age
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Blundering Into Disaster: Surviving the First Century of the Nuclear Age

By McNamara, Robert S.

New York: Pantheon Books, 1986. 1986 Stated First Edition. FINE in FINE price intact dust jacket. A fresh, crisp copy- totally unmarked and unblemished. Binding and hinges tight and straight. McNamara's ideas for ending the suicidal madness of the nuclear arms race. Thirty+ years later, we blunder closer to disaster. Will anyone in power heed McNamara's convincing arguments? It's not too late to consider the options. 5-3/4 x 8-1/2". x + 212 text pages, including Index.. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.

$14.20

Ehnasya, 1904
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Ehnasya, 1904

By Petrie, W. M. Flinders

London: Office of the Egypt Exploration Fund/ Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co./ B. Quartich, 1905. 1905 Edition. VERY GOOD Hardcover. Pages near fine - small rubber stamp on title page 'Bibliotheque Egyptologique', otherwise pages clean and unmarked. Bound in pale gray paper over boards with black cloth spine titled in red. Cover is clean though toned along margins. Front hinge started and some tearing to endpapers of rear hinge, binding tender. This is the Twenty-Sixth Memoir of the Egypt Exploration Fund. It is complete with 43 (of an intended 44) full-page plates, including a two-color frontispiece of Gold Statuette of Hershefi. Other plates are black & white with many line illustrations and diagrams as well as several photographs. (The List of Plates notes that Plate No. XXIV was omitted from the publication.) One chapter contributed by C.T. Currelly. 10 x 12-1/2". vi + 41 text pages plus plates. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to.

$118.75

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