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Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon.

By ENCYCLOPEDIA VOLUME 7 "Fr" through "Gl")

Leipzig.: Bibliographisches Institut.. 1904.. Massive volume, 10 x 6 ¼ inches, 904 numbered pages. Ex-library volume: library stamp on spine, verso of front cover, and elsewhere, but not on illustrations. Numerous attractive maps and chromolithographic plates including flowers, ornamental plants, poisonous plants, tropical fruit, insects, Mammoth Hot Springs, etc. Many additional black and white plates. Contents in good clean condition. Heavy volume; extra postage likely. .

$95.00

Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon.

By ENCYCLOPEDIA VOLUME 11 "Kim" through "Kuz")

Leipzig.: Bibliographisches Institut.. 1905.. Massive volume, 10 x 6 ¼ inches, 908 numbered pages. Ex-library volume: library stamp on spine, on verso of free end paper, and elsewhere, but not on illustrations. Numerous attractive maps and chromolithographic plates including fruit, hummingbirds, costume plates, coral reef, etc. Many additional black and white plates. Contents in good clean condition. Heavy volume; extra postage likely. .

$95.00

Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon.

By ENCYCLOPEDIA VOLUME 7 "Er" through "Fr")

Leipzig.: Bibliographisches Institut.. 1904.. Description: Massive volume, 10 x 6 ¼ inches, 908 numbered pages. Ex-library volume: library stamp on spine, verso of front cover, and elsewhere, but not on illustrations. Numerous attractive maps and chromolithographic plates including flowers, game birds, fish, plants, insects, flags, etc. Many additional black and white plates. Contents in good clean condition. Heavy volume; extra postage likely. .

$95.00

Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon.

By ENCYCLOPEDIA VOLUME 20 "V" through "Z")

Leipzig.: Bibliographisches Institut.. 1908.. Massive volume, 10 x 6 ¼ inches, 1055 numbered pages. Numerous attractive maps and chromolithographic plates including plants, flowers, coats of arms, insects, cloud formations, etc. Many additional black and white plates. Contents in good clean condition (pp 431-434 torn but present). Heavy volume; extra postage likely. .

$115.00

The Cartography of the Northwest Coast of America to the Year 1800
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The Cartography of the Northwest Coast of America to the Year 1800

By MAP COLLECTING) Wagner, Henry R

Amsterdam.: N. Israel.. 1968.. Black and white illustrations and folding maps, xi+543pp, 11 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches, cloth covered boards (hardbound). Library stamps to paste-downs, endpapers, and copyright page. Covers a trifle rubbed; very good, clean condition. Includes forty 16th, 17th and 18th century maps reproduced in black and white. .

$85.00

Morality to Adventure: Manchester Polytechnic's Collection of Children's Books 1840 - 1939
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Morality to Adventure: Manchester Polytechnic's Collection of Children's Books 1840 - 1939

By CHILDREN'S BOOKS) Shercliff, W. H

Manchester.: Manchester Polytechnic Library.. 1988.. Color frontispiece (tipped in), color illustrations, in-text black and white illustrations, 203pp, 11 3/4 x 8 1/2 inches, cloth covered boards (hardbound) with color pictorial dust jacket. Very good clean condition in very good dust jacket. Comprehensive reference book with index to authors, titles, illustrators, with location numbers in order to find books within Polytechnic. .

$25.00

The Imperial Reference Library Comprising A General Encyclopedia of Literature, History, Art, Science, Invention and Discovery; a Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language; a Gazetteer of the World... SIX VOLUME SET
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The Imperial Reference Library Comprising A General Encyclopedia of Literature, History, Art, Science, Invention and Discovery; a Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language; a Gazetteer of the World... SIX VOLUME SET

By ENCYCLOPEDIA - CHROMOLITHOGRAPHIC PLATES) Morris, CharlesSmith (edited by)

Philadelphia.: Syndicate Publishing Company.. 1899.. SIX VOLUMES. Approximately 20 chromolithographic plates (double-page plates are tipped in), color maps, two large color folding maps, copiously illustrated with black and white plates and in-text illustrations, marbled endpapers and edges, 3170pp, 11 1/2 x 8 3/4 inches, leather spine and corners with cloth-covered boards (hardbound). Covers lightly rubbed with some short tears to head and tail of spines, loss to head and tail on one volume; interior in very good, clean condition, with previous owner's stamp to front fly leaf, a few small soiled spots, minor abrasions to one color plate (Races of Mankind) and one loose color plate (dogs). Title continues: "a Comprehensive Dictionary of Universal Biography, etc." In addition to the vibrantly colored plates there are color maps of the states of the United States (and additional world maps in color) plus two large fold-out maps, one of Alaska showing the Routes to the Yukon Gold Fields and another of South Africa and adjacent countries. Black and white portraits support the numerous biographical entries. MAY REQUIRE EXTRA SHIPPING CHARGES. .

$185.00

Collector's Guide to the National Geographic Magazine.

By NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC REFERENCE) Buxbaum, Edwin C.

Willmington, DE.. 1971.. Black and white illustrations, 390 pp, 4to, cloth-covered boards (hardbound) in slipcase. Crease across rear board otherwise in very good condition in slipcase with one edge split. .

$25.00