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Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book

by Matthews, John

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Published
1898
Condition
Poor
Edition
First Edition
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$150.00

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London: Charles Mitchell, 1898. 216pp, Firsr Section and Second Section. Detached printed wraps. Book is completerly disbound, but all pages appear to be present. Front cover of First Section is missing and cover of Second Section is present and chipped. First and last few page also edge-chipped, notations and check marks in text, related articles… Read more
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$150.00
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The River Jordan: Being an Illustrated Account of Earth's Most Storied River

by Glueck, Nelson

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Published
1946
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$15.00

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Philadelphia: The Jewish Publication Society of America, 1946. 298pp. Brick colored cloth, gilt lettering. Very light wear to edges, spine darkened, contents mildly age-toned. SIGNED "With compliments of the author, Nelson Glueck" on front free endpaper.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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The Rape of Art; The Story of Hitler's Plunder of the Great Masterpieces of Europe

by Roxan, David and Wanstall, Ken

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Published
1965
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First American Edition
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$15.00

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New York: Coward-McCann,Inc., 1965. 196pp. Very good book in good unclipped dust jacket, light edgewear and short tears to dust jacket.. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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London: For the Author By R. Ackermann, 1816. 215pp. Publisher's original paper backed boads, paper spine label, frontispiece portrait, foldin map and one additional plate. Boards and spine darkened and lightly soiled, spine chipped at bottom, contents age-toned and faint foxing to first and last few leaves, binding is solid, small bookseller's label on front pastedown.. Fourth Edition. Hard… Read more
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$120.00
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The Lives of Celebrated Travellers (3 VOLUMES)

by St. John, James Augustus

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Published
1837
Condition
Fair
Item Price
$65.00

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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1837. 319, 338, 386pp. Publisher's tan printed cloth. Covers are foxed and darkened, insecting to spines, bindings are tight, contents are occasionally foxed and spotted, lending library "Rules and Regulations" pasted to front endpapers of all 3 volumes is only ex-library feature, former owner's name on front free endpaper of Volume I. … Read more
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Last of the Square-Rigged Ships

by Colton, J. Ferrell

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Published
1937
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$15.00

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New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1937. 288pp. Blue cloth, orange lettering and decoration. Book is clean and sound inside and out, inscription and woner's name on front endpapers, darkening to endpaper gutters, binding is tight. Listings and vital statistics of all existing square-rigged sailing vessels at the time.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo -… Read more
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Tricolored Sketches in Paris, During the Years 1851-2-3

by (Goodrich, Frank B.)

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Published
1855
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$18.00

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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1855. 368pp. FIRST EDITION...Blue embossed cloth, gilt spine lettering. Corners worn, spine ends chipped, spine slightly darkened, slight internal separation, endpapers darkened from offsetting, light foxing to first and last few pages, pencil notes on rear endpaper,former owner's name on front endpaper. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 12mo - over… Read more
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La Nouvelle-France

by Guénin, Eugène

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Published
1900
Condition
Good
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$40.00

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Paris: Librairie Hachette, 1900. 414pp. Red pictorial cloth, gilt and black lettering and decoration, all edges gilt, numerous black and white illustrations and 10 color plates. Text in French. Bon état, coins usés, papeir jauni. Spine chipped, light wear to edges, contents are age-tanned but clean and unmarked, color plates very bright, former owner's name on… Read more
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Histoire de Fréjus Forum JUL II Ses Antiquités - Son port

by Aubenas, J.-A.

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Published
1881
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$85.00

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Fréjus: Louis Leydet, 1881. 800 pp, Text in French. 3 folding plates. Vellum boards, red spine lettering. Some soiling and curling to boards, contents and plates are clean and unmarked, several fold tears mended with archival tape.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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$85.00
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London: The Argonaut Press, 1930. 142pp. Orange boards, Japan vellum backing, folding maps and illustrations, silk bookmark, Number 452 of an edition of 525 copies on Japan vellum. Corners bumped, some staining on rear board, slight puckering and light foxing to endpapers, some pages still unopened, Text, maps and illustrations are all clean and unmarked.. First… Read more
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$30.00
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World Jewry and the State of Israel

by Davis, Moshe (Editor)

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Published
1977
Condition
Very Good
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$15.00

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New York: Arno Press, 1977. 372pp. Blue cloth. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED by Editor on front free endpaper. Book is clean and sound. Dust jacket is mildly age-toned.. Signed By Editor. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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World War II in Pictures

by Morris, Herman C. and Henderson, Harry B. (Editors) - Volume III

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Published
1946
Condition
Very Good
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$15.00

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New York: The Greystone Press, 1946. 519 - 768pp. Red cloth. Slight wrinkle and faint staining to front board, book is otherwise sound, contents are age-toned but clean and unmarked, and binding is tight. . Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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Ireland of To-Day (Today) : The Causes and Aims of Irish Agitation

by Sullivan, M.F.

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Published
1881
Condition
Fair
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$20.00

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Philadelphia: J.C. McCurdy & Co., 1881. 475pp. Green cloth, gilt and black lettering and decoration. Covers well worn, a tear at tail of spine, front free endpaper missing, former owner's name in elegant hand on front and rear endpapers, contents are age-darkened and occasionally spotted, but is complete.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾"… Read more
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Mail and Passenger Streamships of the Nineteenth Century; The Macpherson Collection with Iconographical and Historical Notes

by Parker, Captain H. and Bowen, Frank C.

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Published
1928
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
$75.00

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Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1928. xxvii, 324pp, 16 color illustrations, 170 black and white illustrations. Tan buckram, gilt spine lettering, top edge gilt, rough-cut edges. Cover is clean and unworn, endpapers lightly foxed, a very occasional spot in margins, contents are overall very clean and sound, binding is tight, some pages still unopened. A very nice copy… Read more
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Royal Appointments and Decorations Conferred in Appreciation of the Steinway Piano

by Steinway and Sons

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Published
1913
Condition
Good
Edition
Second Edition
Item Price
$45.00

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New York: Steinway and Sons, 1913. Unpaginated 64pp. Card stock wraps. Covers and contents clean, light foxing mainly to endpapers. An outer sleeve, identical to cover has protected cover. Photo portraits and biographical sketches of monarchs.. Second Edition. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Guide to the British Pavilion- United Kingdom Section

by Department of Overseas Trade

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Published
1940
Condition
Good
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$30.00

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London: Department of Overseas Trade, 1940. 115pp. Printed stiff wraps. Light soil and dampstain to cover, not affecting interior which is clean and unmarked. Tipped-in is an errata slip indicating a change to the Hall of Metals exhibit, to a war and military exhibit. . Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Condensed History of the United States

by Braden, Charles

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Published
1893
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$165.00

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Saginaw, Michigan: Seemann & Peters, 1893. 42pp. Flexible card stock. Very mild shelfwear, contents clean, very neat notations and underlining to portions of text. Book was compiled by Lieutenant Charles Braden "to aid Camdidates in preparing for entrance to the United States Military Academy." The author further states the book "should be used in connection with… Read more
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Newmarket : Its Port and Personalities

by Siltzer, Frank

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Old Bookshelf
Published
1923
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$15.00

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London: Cassell and Company, Ltd., 1923. 279pp. Blue cloth, gilt lettering, 32 illustrations in color and half-tone Light wear to covers, 2 small spots to front board, endpapers lightly foxed, text mildly toned but clean, binding is solid. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Good.
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London: J.F.C. Rivington, F. Power and Co. And J. Johnson et al., 1791. Unpaginated. Leather spine, leather label, 6 folding maps present. Boards not present, spine worn and chipped, label mostly readable, text block is tight, text and maps are mildly age-toned and very occasionally lightly foxed. Dampstaining to endpapers. Despite the foregoing deficiencies, the text… Read more
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$50.00
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Edinburgh: Oliver & Boyd, 1828. 266pp. Original publisher's brown boards rebacked with brown tape. Moderate edgewear, school library label on front pastedown, ownership label on title page, some pencilled memos on front endpapers, preliminaries foxed, and text very occasionally foxed, but is overall, in sound condition. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Good.
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$50.00