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ROAD, The.
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ROAD, The.

By Belloc, Hilaire 1870-1953.

Manchester: Printed and Published for The British Reinforced Concrete Engineering Co., Ltd. by Charles W. Hobson, 1923. Illustrated by b&w frontis and 7 plates (collated), 15 text maps and drawings. First edition. Buckram backed linen, black leather gilt print spine title, uncut. 8vo. pp. [16], 218. Index. Very Good/Lacks jacket. Light board wear, overall page toning. Front pastedown bookplate of Charles Purnell Hooley (commercial traveler), son of Edgar Purnell Hooley (1860-1942) surveyor and road builder. Third of his five road related works 1904-33. "In General" is added to the title on the contents page for 16 chapters from early to future, author introduction, company preface, 13 page index..

$50.00

POLAK NA OBCZYZNIE, Wydanie II.
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POLAK NA OBCZYZNIE, Wydanie II.

By Raczkiewicz, Wladyslaw 1885-1947.

Warszawa: Swiatowego Zwiazku Polakow z Zagranicy (Drukarnia Piotr Pyz i S'ka w Warszawie), 1937. Translated by Pole in Exile. Stated second edition. c.194. Stapled pamphlet. 16mo. pp. 16. Near Fine. First Polish President in Exile details 19 sections. Scarce..

$30.00

Republic of Armenia, Volume IV. Between Crescent and Sickle: Partition and Sovietization, The.
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Republic of Armenia, Volume IV. Between Crescent and Sickle: Partition and Sovietization, The.

By Hovannisian, Richard G.

Berkeley: University of California Press, 1996. First Printing & edition. Tan cloth. 8vo. pp. 496. Glossary, Bibliography, Index, Errata. Fine/In like jacket/No price in mylar. No ownership or marking. ISBN: 9780520088047..

$50.00

MACROHISTORY AND MACROHISTORIANS: Perspectives on Individual, Social and Civilizational Change.
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MACROHISTORY AND MACROHISTORIANS: Perspectives on Individual, Social and Civilizational Change.

By Galtung, Johan and Sohail Inayatullah.

Westport, CT: Praeger, 1997. First (FP) edition. Burgundy cloth, black and silver topboard title. Inscribed by Riane [Tennenhaus] Eisler (b.1931) "For Ashley with admiration and affection". 8vo. pp. 274. Near Fine/No jacket, as issued. Traces of wear to binding..

$150.00

BIG FELLOW: Michael Collins and the Irish Revolution, The.
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BIG FELLOW: Michael Collins and the Irish Revolution, The.

By O'Connor, Frank 1903-66.

Springfield, IL: Templegate (Cahill & Co. for Clonmore & Reynolds), 1965. Illustrated by [8pp] b&w photograph centerfold. Stated revised [US] edition. c.1937 as Death in Dublin...c.1965 Dublin & London. Black cloth, red stopstain. 8vo. pp. xii, [2], 192. Index. Very Good/In like jacket/In mylar protector. Orange sticker over flap price; sunning and chipping to top edge of jacket. New author foreword..

$50.00

SAGA-BOOK OF THE VIKING SOCIETY for Northern Research Founded in 1892 as the Orknay, Shetland and Northern Society. Vol. X Part I: Proceedings 1919-1924
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SAGA-BOOK OF THE VIKING SOCIETY for Northern Research Founded in 1892 as the Orknay, Shetland and Northern Society. Vol. X Part I: Proceedings 1919-1924

By Brogger, Shetelig, Mjelde, Hight, Ashdown, Kallas, Nerman, Collingwood, Flom.

Coventry: Privately printed for...by Curtis & Beamish, Ltd, 1928. Illustrated by b&w photographs, maps and line drawings. First edition. Society for Northern Research. Stiff yellow printed wraps. 8vo. pp. 164, [2] ads. Index. Very Good. Light soil and wear to covers with rear corner chip, spine tender. Contents: The Oseberg Ship, Queen Asa's Scultpors (wood carvings found in the Oseberg Ship, Norway), Norse Discoveries of America, Psychology in the Icelandic Sagas, Attitude of the Anglo-Saxons to their Scadanavian Invaders, Scandanavian Elements in Estonian Folklore, Foundation of the Swedish Kingdom, Arthur and Athelstan, Transition from Norse to Lowland Scotch in Shetland 1600-1850..

$40.00

SAGA-BOOK OF THE VIKING CLUB. Vol. IV, Part I (1905) and Vol. IV, Part II (1906)
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SAGA-BOOK OF THE VIKING CLUB. Vol. IV, Part I (1905) and Vol. IV, Part II (1906)

By Garson, Mackenzie, Cole, Conybeare, Astley, Collingwood, Magnusson, Stefansson, Kjaer, Schetelig, Leith, Duff, Bugge.

London: Printed for TheViking Club, January1905 & 1906. Illustrated by b&w photographs, maps and line drawings. First edition. Society for Northern Research. 2 volumes. Perfect bound yellow wraps. 8vo. pp. 260; 261-502. Index. Very Good. Light soil and wear to covers, spines tender. Contents scanned..

$75.00

VIKINGS. Proceedings of the Symposium of the Faculty of Arts of Uppsala University June 6-9, 1977. Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis 8, The.
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VIKINGS. Proceedings of the Symposium of the Faculty of Arts of Uppsala University June 6-9, 1977. Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis 8, The.

By Andersson, Thorsten and Karl Inge Sandred, Eds.

Stockholm: Almquist & Wiksell, 1978. Illustrated by b&w photographs, maps and line drawings. First separate edition. Symposia, Universitatis Upsaliensis Annum Quingentesimum Celebrantis 8. Stiff wraps, blue printed cover. 8vo. pp. 176. Very Good+. Light cover soil. Multi-contributor, scarce. ISBN: 9155407064..

$150.00

Geschiedenis van de Vestiging en den Invloed der Fransche Vluchtelingen in Nederland.
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Geschiedenis van de Vestiging en den Invloed der Fransche Vluchtelingen in Nederland.

By Koenen, H. J. (Henrick Jacob) 1809-74.

Leiden: S. en J. Luchtmans, 1846. Illustrated by b&w frontis (front and back of J.D. Steuerwald medal). First edition. Quarter pebble leather over marbled boards, gilt decorated spine, marbled eps. 8vo. pp. xvii, [1], 451, [1]. Very Good/Ex-Lib. Withdrawn bookplate Bowdoin College, several embossed stamps throughout, spine label. Darkened spine with some rubbing and edgewear. Foxing starting about plate, tightly bound..

$65.00

CONSTITUTIONAL HISTORY OF CANADA, Volume I.
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CONSTITUTIONAL HISTORY OF CANADA, Volume I.

By Watson, Samuel James 1842-81.

Toronto: Adam, Stevenson & Co. (Hunter, Rose & Co.), 1874. First edition. Green blind-stamped cloth, printed gilt. 8vo. pp. 157. Index. Very Good/No jacket, as issued. Light cap chipping and corner wear, fray check applied. Repaired joint tear to rear edge. Bookplate of Edward Isham, Ormsby Hill. Isham, a Harvard Law attorney formed a practice with Lincoln's son, Robert Todd Lincoln (Isham, Lincoln & Beal). Additional owner E. F. Whain with sheet of pen notes in his hand. A volume 2 was never published..

$75.00

OLD QUEBEC, The Fortress of New France.
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OLD QUEBEC, The Fortress of New France.

By Parker, Gilbert and Claude G. Bryan.

New York: Macmillan, November 1903. Illustrated by frontis with tissue guard, indexed plates and 5 maps (collated). First (SD) edition. Red blind-stamped cloth decorated gilt, uncut, teg, thick paper issue. 8vo. pp. xxiv, [2], 486. Appendices, Index. Very Good/No jacket, as issued. Binding has mottled spots and a light spray of dots of white paint to spine; two limp corners internally near fine with several dots of stain. No ownership or marking. 16th-19th century history of Quebec with over 100 illustrations. Oversize..

$50.00

BOUNDARIES OF POLAND, The.
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BOUNDARIES OF POLAND, The.

By anon.

N.P. [Birkenhead, England]: N.P. [Polish Publications Committee], [1943]. Assumed first edition. Stapled wraps. 12mo (19cm). pp. 45. Sources. Very Good. Archival reinforcement, corner bump. Scarce. Part I Polish-German Boundaries, Danzig and East Prussia, Part II Polish-German Boundaries, Western Frontier; Selesia, Pomerania, Part III Eastern Boundaries of Poland with Soviet Russia, Historical Rights of Poland..

$30.00

Die Geschichtschreiber der deutschen Vorzeit. XIII Jahrhundert. Enthalt: Die Grossen Kšlnischen JahrbŸcher, ubersetzt von Carl Platner (1867, 1. Band), Die Chronik Arnolds von LŸbeck, ubersetzt von J.C.M. Laurent (1853, 3. Band), 3. Annalen und Chronik von Rolmar ubersetzt von H. Pabst (1867, 7. Band), 4. Jahrbucher von Genua ubersetzt von Wilhelm Arndt (1866, 8. Band), 5. Die Werke des Abtes Hermann von Altaich ubersetzt von Ludwig Weiland (1871, 9. Band)...Nach der Ausgabe der Monumenta Germaniae.
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Die Geschichtschreiber der deutschen Vorzeit. XIII Jahrhundert. Enthalt: Die Grossen Kšlnischen JahrbŸcher, ubersetzt von Carl Platner (1867, 1. Band), Die Chronik Arnolds von LŸbeck, ubersetzt von J.C.M. Laurent (1853, 3. Band), 3. Annalen und Chronik von Rolmar ubersetzt von H. Pabst (1867, 7. Band), 4. Jahrbucher von Genua ubersetzt von Wilhelm Arndt (1866, 8. Band), 5. Die Werke des Abtes Hermann von Altaich ubersetzt von Ludwig Weiland (1871, 9. Band)...Nach der Ausgabe der Monumenta Germaniae.

By Perz, Grimm, Lachmann, Kante, Ritter, Hrsg.

Berlin: Verlag von Franz Duncker, 1853-71. Die Geschichtsschreiber der deutschen Vorzeit in deutscher Bearbeitung unter dem Schutze Sr. MajestŠt des Kšnigs Friedrich Wilhelm IV. von Preussen. XIII Jahrhundert. Band 1, 3, 7, 8, 9 . 2 volumes. Cloth backed marbled boards and fore-edges. 8vo. pp. xxxii, 272, 313, [2] ads; xvii, 195, xxviii, 267, xiv, 119. Very Good. Handwritten paper labels on spines and titles in pen on ffep. Paper toned in some volumes, variable paper used. Sammelband of five 13th century titles bound in two sturdy uniform volumes. Small green bookseller ticket of Gustav Lots Buchbinderei, Papierhandlung, Merseburg. Bookplates on both pastedowns of Thomas Curtis Van Cleve (1888-1976). An author who taught history and political science at Bowdoin College, specializing in the Middle Ages, history of political theory and English constitutional law and served as an intelligence officer in both world wars..

$125.00

Fyra bundna titlar: 1. Interessanta scener utur MŠnsklighetens historia. …fversatta frŒn tyskan af G.H. [pseud.] Fšrsta HŠftet. (Edman 1799); 2. Vi Se Hvarann ter. Dialog. Fri …fversŒttning af M. Alten [pseud.] (Nordstršm, 1795); 3. Afhandling om Smittsamma Sjukdomar: Pris-Skrift. …fversatt frŒn tyskan af Magnus HedrŽn. (Marquard, 1803); 4. LŠrobok N:o 2. SŠrdeles fšr Allmogens Barn, Som gjort de fšrste framsteg i lŠsning af A. Larsson [pseud.] (Carlhohm 1798)
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Fyra bundna titlar: 1. Interessanta scener utur MŠnsklighetens historia. …fversatta frŒn tyskan af G.H. [pseud.] Fšrsta HŠftet. (Edman 1799); 2. Vi Se Hvarann ter. Dialog. Fri …fversŒttning af M. Alten [pseud.] (Nordstršm, 1795); 3. Afhandling om Smittsamma Sjukdomar: Pris-Skrift. …fversatt frŒn tyskan af Magnus HedrŽn. (Marquard, 1803); 4. LŠrobok N:o 2. SŠrdeles fšr Allmogens Barn, Som gjort de fšrste framsteg i lŠsning af A. Larsson [pseud.] (Carlhohm 1798)

By Palm, Georg Friedrich (G.H.); Carl Christian Engel (M. Alten), 1752-1801; Dr. Johann Friedrich Christian Pichler, 1754-1807; Adolph Modeer (A. Larsson), 1739-99.

Upsala; Stockholm., 1795-1803. Illustrated by several woodcuts and mathematical notation (in 4.) and vignettes. assumed first edition. Half leather over marble boards, ruled gilt spine alternating stamped fillets entitiled "DIVERSE" (miscellaneous). 12mo. pp. 96; 66, [2]; [vi] 120; 72. Very Good. Rare nonce volume of four titles in Swedish. Ink owner; C. W. Wessling with pencil note (part pen over white-out) on ffep. Light edge wear to binding, some text block toning, one page chip, scattered light soil. 1. Following page title: (MŠrkvŠrdiga och Ršrande Scener utur den Sista Engelska Kronpretendenten, Carl Edvards Historia, ren 1745 och 1746). 2. "Dialog" (1795) between Carl (Engel) and Wilhelm has short page tears [English: Four bound titles: 1. Interesting scenes from the midst of human history. Above-set from the German by G. H. [pseud.] First booklet. (Remarkable and Concerning Scenes from the midst of the Last English Kronpretendenten, Carl Edward's history, the years 1745 and 1746), 2. We see Hvarann Resume. Dialog. Freedom of Above Modes Ning of M. Alten [pseud.] (Nordstršm, 1795), 3. Treatise on Infectious Diseases: Price-Letter. Above Set from German by Magnus HedrŽn. (C.F. Marquard, 1803), 4. Textbook N: o 2. Especially for peasant children, Who made the first progress in reading by A. Larsson [pseud.] (John A. Carlhohm 1798)]..

$750.00

Hume and Smollett's HISTORY OF ENGLAND Abridged and Continued to the Accession of George IV, in Two Volumes [bound in one].
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Hume and Smollett's HISTORY OF ENGLAND Abridged and Continued to the Accession of George IV, in Two Volumes [bound in one].

By Robinson, John D.D 1774-1840.

Exeter: J. & B. Williams, 1843. Illustrated by Frontis each volume. Later edition. c.1795 [first published abridgment], c.1823 [abridgment thus]. Full Leather. Thick 32mo (13cm). pp. [6] blank, [iv], 276, [4] blank, [iv] 226, 227-255 (Appendix), [3] blank. Good/In mylar protector. Binding worn with cracked joints, spine tender with several chips, no print but two gilt bands evident. Internal foxing starting (about plates) with other assorted but sporadic stains, several straightened dogears, pencil owner. 'Chubby' tightly bound abridgment of the original four installment title published 1754-62, also referred to as a student's edition..

$30.00

LITHUANIA, The Rebel Nation.
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LITHUANIA, The Rebel Nation.

By Vardys, V. Stanley and Judith B. Sedaitis.

Boulder, CO: Westview Press, (1997). Edited by Alexander J. Motyl. First (N) edition. Westview Series on Post-Soviet Republics. Blue cloth. 8vo. pp. 242. As New/In like jacket/No price in mylar. ISBN: 0813383080..

$75.00

BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, 1921 Edition, 8 Volumes.

By Lord, John LL.D. 1810-94, and (George Spencer Hulbert, Ed. Vol.8).

: Wm. H. Wise, 1921 (V.1-7), 1924 (V.8). Illustrated by Port frontis. Uniform edition. [c.1883-96 author]. 8 volumes. Grey blind-stamped cloth impressed with torch pattern. Foolscap 8vo or 16mo (17cm). pp. 377, 453; 401, 395; 425, 463; 390, 404; 369, 377; 399, 444; 477, 487; 441, 538. Index. Fine/No jacket, as issued. Volume 1 has 2 bumped corners. Post at cost quoted to destination..

$150.00

Thaddeus Kosciuszko, Military Engineer of the American Revolution.

By Kajencki, Francis Casimir.

El Paso, TX: Southwest Polonia Press, (1998). Illustrated by color and b&w reproductions and plates. Stated first edition. Blue cloth and endpapers. Signed by author on title page. Inscribed by "To General Kazimierz Sikorski, With deepest appreciation for your participation in the Annual Kosciuszko Conference and National Observance at the United States Military Academy in West Point, New York on 15-16 April 2005. Anthony J. Bajdek, President" on ffep. 8vo. pp. Epilogue, Notes, Acknowledgments, Bibliography, Index. Fine/In like jacket/No price in mylar. ISBN: 0962719048..

$175.00

LECTURES ON THE FRENCH REVOLUTION.

By Dalberg-Acton, John Emerich Edward.

London: MacMillan, 1910. Edited by John Neville Figgis and Reginal Vere Laurence. Original burgundy blind-stamped cloth, gilt print spine, unopened. 8vo (23cm). pp. [vii], 379, [4] Ads. Appendix (Literature of the French Revolution), Index. Near Fine/No jacket, as issued. Traces of cap and corner wear. Unread copy, most signatures unopened. Twenty-two lectures delivered at Cambridge 1895-99..

$100.00

KELSEY PAPERS with an introduction by Arthur G. Doughty & Chester Martin, Published by the The Public Archives of Canada and The Public Record Office of Northern Ireland, The.

By Kelsey, Henry ca.1670-1724.

Ottawa: F. A. Acland, 1929. Illustrated by facsimile front and rear folding map in color. First thus edition. Original uncut and unopened wraps, period rebound in red buckram, gilt stamped spine trimmed to 25 cm. 8vo. pp. lxxxiii, 128 Index. Very Good+/Ex-Lib. Sturdy copy with light cover and spine rubbing, college library bookplate & withdrawn stamp, embossed stamp to 2 pages. Light foxing about frontis, map and pages fine. French and English introduction, transcribed journals and letters 1689-1722 in English with original pagination..

$50.00

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