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Sixteen Years Among the Zulus
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Sixteen Years Among the Zulus

By Fuge, Fred T.

Kansas City, MO: Nazarene Publishing House, 1929. First edition, undated [1929]. Narrative of a Christian mission to Africa, illustrated with black and white plates from photographs. Bright red cloth with black and white illustration mounted on the front cover, gilt lettering, 245 pages, no dustjacket, possibly as issued. Light edgewear, a couple of minor spots to rear cover, front joint darkened near the center with no explicable reason, good hinges, sound text block, free endpapers very neatly removed, pages very clean, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$47.99

Truth: Cultores Veritatis Fraudis Inimici. October 11, 1877 to June 26, 1879
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Truth: Cultores Veritatis Fraudis Inimici. October 11, 1877 to June 26, 1879

By Bound Periodicals. Truth Weekly

London: Truth, 1877. Massive bound volume of this British weekly containing news, opinion, gossip and lots of advertising. Three quarter tan leather over marbled boards, dual spine labels in black and tan, marbled endpapers, 13 inches tall and 3.25 inches thick. Extremities rubbed with some very minor chipping to the spine foot, sound binding with an internal crack to the front hinge that only affects the endpapers, pages clean with an armorial bookplate of Sir O. H. P. Scourfield, Bt, inside the front cover, no other names or markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. Folio - 12" - 15" Tall.

$187.99

Penang. Illustrated Guide
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Penang. Illustrated Guide

By Adams, Margaret

Penang, Malaysia: The Municipal Council of George Town,, 1952. 1952 tourist guide to Penang, Malaysia, illustrated throughout in black and white from photographs. Gray softcover, 98 pages plus single page map and a large folding map at rear. Light cover soil, firm binding, clean pages with the official Penang Tourist Association stamp on the front cover and title page, a couple of intentional corrections in ink, changing Sir to Captain when referring to Francis Light, no other markings.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$37.99

The Burning Forest: Essays on Chinese Culture and Politics
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The Burning Forest: Essays on Chinese Culture and Politics

By Simon Leys

New York: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 1985. First American edition, 1985. Tan hardcover with maroon cloth spine, illustrated dustjacket. The book is in near fine condition with firm binding, clean pages, gift notation from 1985 on front free endpaper, no other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and has some minor shelf soil, no chips or tears.. First US Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$27.99

Aeroflot: Soviet Air Transport Since 1923
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Aeroflot: Soviet Air Transport Since 1923

By Hugh Macdonald

London: Putnam, 1975. First edition, 1975. Blue cloth with dustjacket. Fine condition other than a name and 1875 date at upper corner of front free endpaper, looks and feels new and unread, tight binding, no names or other markings, dustjacket also fine, not priceclipped and in mylar protector.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$47.99

The War in Egypt and the Soudan. Volumes I & II. An Episode in the History of the British Empire
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The War in Egypt and the Soudan. Volumes I & II. An Episode in the History of the British Empire

By Archer, Thomas

London: Blackie & Son, 1885. Undated, ca. 1885. Volumes I and II only of four total. Three quarter grained burgundy leather over marbled cloth, raised spine bands, gilt spine lettering, marbled edges, sepiatone frontis plate for each volume, additional full page illustrations, 10" tall and about 2" thick. Some light external rubbing, good hinges, firm text block, clean pages with some foxing to the frontis tissues which have slightly transferred to the title pages, pages otherwise clean with no names or other markings. Handwritten note in what may be Arabic laid in loosely at the front.. Hard Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$67.99

American Whalers in the Western Arctic: The Final Epoch of the Great American Sailing Whaling Fleet
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American Whalers in the Western Arctic: The Final Epoch of the Great American Sailing Whaling Fleet

By Gilkerson, William. With John R. Bockstoce

Fairhaven, MA: Edward J. Lefkowicz, Inc., Printed By the Stinehour Press, Meriden Gravure, 1983. Exceptional copy of this large limited edition book, number 158 of 400 signed by the artist on a limitations page at the back, accompanied by a separate suite of twelve color lithographed plates, duplicates of those in the book, each pencil signed by the artist. The book captures the rich heritage of American whaling off Alaska through twelve color plates plus additional illustrations in black and white. Very large book, oblong elephant folio, 15.5 inches tall and 19 inches wide, bound in gray textured cloth with a lovely dark teal blue leather spine, silver gilt lettering on spine and front cover. The accompanying plates are loose and without portfolio. As issued, without box or slipcase (a clamshell box was issued only with numbers 1 through thirty of the edition, and were not for sale). Fine condition, looks new and unused, all plates present. Purchased from a family who purchased several copies of the book when new in 1983 and never unpacked them. The extra plates for this copy of the book were packaged in paper when shipped and did not include a separate portfolio.. Signed by the Artist. First, Limited Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/No. Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall.

$652.99

American Whalers in the Western Arctic: The Final Epoch of the Great American Sailing Whaling Fleet
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American Whalers in the Western Arctic: The Final Epoch of the Great American Sailing Whaling Fleet

By Gilkerson, William. With John R. Bockstoce

Fairhaven, MA: Edward J. Lefkowicz, Inc., Printed By the Stinehour Press, Meriden Gravure, 1983. Exceptional copy of this large limited edition book, number 112 of 400 signed by the artist on a limitations page at the back, accompanied by a separate portfolio of twelve color lithographed plates, duplicates of those in the book, each numbered (112 of 370) and pencil signed by the artist. The book captures the rich heritage of American whaling off Alaska through twelve color plates plus additional illustrations in black and white. Very large book, oblong elephant folio, 15.5 inches tall and 19 inches wide, bound in gray textured cloth with a lovely dark teal blue leather spine, silver gilt lettering on spine and front cover. The accompanying portfolio is the same size and bound in the same cloth without lettering. As issued, without box or slipcase (a clamshell box was issued only with numbers 1 through thirty of the edition, and were not for sale). Fine condition, looks new and unused, all plates present. Purchased from a family who purchased several copies of the book when new in 1983 and never unpacked them. Includes a leaflet for Gilkerson's Arctic Whaling Sketchbook.. Signed by the Artist. First, Limited Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/No. Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall.

$952.99

American Whalers in the Western Arctic: The Final Epoch of the Great American Sailing Whaling Fleet
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American Whalers in the Western Arctic: The Final Epoch of the Great American Sailing Whaling Fleet

By Gilkerson, William. With John R. Bockstoce

Fairhaven, MA: Edward J. Lefkowicz, Inc., Printed By the Stinehour Press, Meriden Gravure, 1983. Exceptional copy of this large limited edition book, number 160 of 400 signed by the artist on a limitations page at the back, accompanied by a separate portfolio of twelve color lithographed plates, duplicates of those in the book, each pencil signed by the artist. The book captures the rich heritage of American whaling off Alaska through twelve color plates plus additional illustrations in black and white. Very large book, oblong elephant folio, 15.5 inches tall and 19 inches wide, bound in gray textured cloth with a lovely dark teal blue leather spine, silver gilt lettering on spine and front cover. The accompanying portfolio is the same size and bound in the same cloth without lettering. As issued, without box or slipcase (a clamshell box was issued only with numbers 1 through thirty of the edition, and were not for sale). Fine condition, looks new and unused, all plates present. Purchased from a family who purchased several copies of the book when new in 1983 and never unpacked them.. Signed by the Artist. First, Limited Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/No. Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall.

$852.99

Desert Garden of Arabia - Najran
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Desert Garden of Arabia - Najran

By Patricia Massari and Cherbel Dagher. Photographs By Tchekof Minosa

Paris: Scorpio Editeur, 1983. In English and Arabic. First edition, 1983, in a special green velvet slipcase with the Compliments of Ali Bin Mussallam. Dark green cloth lettered in gilt, beautifully color illustrated throughout, this edition issued without dustjacket but with the rich green velvet slipcase printed in gilt. Fine condition, looks and feels new and unread, tight binding, clean pages, no names or other markings, slipcase also in fine condition.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine Slipcase. Folio - 12" - 15" Tall.

$97.99

Birthplaces of European Science
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Birthplaces of European Science

By Brasch, N. E.

Hartford, CT: United Technologies Corporation, 1981. First edition, 1981. Fine in fine slipcase.Illustrated in both color and in black and white. Tan cloth with color illustration mounted on the front, 104 pages, tan cloth slipcase. Book and slipcase both look and feel new with no names or other markings. An exploration of the environments that produced the great scientists of Europe - Leonardo Da Vinci, Johann Kepler, Galileo Galilei, Christiaan Huygens, Sir Isaac Newton, Antoine Laurent Lavoisier, Alessandro Volta, Andre-Marie Ampere, Michael Faraday, Claude Bernard, Cahres Darwin, Louis Pasteur, Pierre & Marie Curie, Albert Einstein.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine Slipcase. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$37.99

Ireland in Pre-Celtic Times
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Ireland in Pre-Celtic Times

By Macalister, R.A.S.

New York: Benjamin Blom, Inc., 1970. 1970 reissue of a title originally published in 1921. Black softcover with white label indicating limited edition paperback, 374 pages. Some edgewear, cover label yellowed, front cover well attached but starting to separate from the text block at the front, text block sound, pages clean, no names or other markings.. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$27.99

The Cultural Heritage of Arabs, Islam, and the Middle East
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The Cultural Heritage of Arabs, Islam, and the Middle East

By William Glen Baker

Dallas, TX: Brown Books, 2003. Stated first edition, signed by the author on the title page. Fine condition, looks and feels new and unread, tight binding, clean pages, no other names or markings.. Signed by the Author. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$37.99

The Letters of Lady Anne Barnard to Henry Dundas, from the Cape and Elsewhere, 1793-1803, Together with her Journal of a Tour into the Interior and Certain Other Letters
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The Letters of Lady Anne Barnard to Henry Dundas, from the Cape and Elsewhere, 1793-1803, Together with her Journal of a Tour into the Interior and Certain Other Letters

By Anne Lindsay Barnard

Cape Town, South Africa: A. A. Balkema, 1973. First edition, 1973. Light orange hardcover with brown leatherette spine, with dustjacket. The book is in very good condition with a firm binding, clean pages, no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket has some shelf soil and spotting, no chips or tears.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$47.99

Guide Through Germany, Austria-Hungary, Switzerland, Italy, France, Belgium, Holland, The United Kingdom, Sweden, Norway, Spain, Portugal &c., Souvenir of the Hamburg-American Line
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Guide Through Germany, Austria-Hungary, Switzerland, Italy, France, Belgium, Holland, The United Kingdom, Sweden, Norway, Spain, Portugal &c., Souvenir of the Hamburg-American Line

By Hamburg-American Line

Berlin, Germany: J. Hermann Herz, 1906. In English. Title page dated 1906. Steamship souvenir, filled with travel info, maps, and advertisements, some folding and some in color. Red pictorial cloth, a thick 920 pages.Covers rubbed and lightly soiled, good hinges, sound text block, age-toned but clean pages, color advertising panorama of Swiss mountains has some surface loss from the image sticking together, no names or other markings.. Hard Cover. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$47.99

Betel Nuts: What They Say in Hindustan
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Betel Nuts: What They Say in Hindustan

By Guiterman, Arthur. Frontispiece Illustration By Will Jenkins

San Francisco and New York: Paul Elder and Company; The Tomoye Press, 1907. First edition, 1907. Proverbs and sayings, set to rhyme, from Bengal, the Punjab, Raiputana, Kashmireand Afghanistan. Printed in an elegant font in brown with decorative brown borders, color frontis. Covers are tan with a darker tan spine, cover printing in orange, 6.75" tall. Covers lightly rubbed, mainly at the extremities, good hinges, text block sound but not tight (no detached pages), page clean, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$37.99

A Year Among the Maoris: A Study of Their Arts and Customs
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A Year Among the Maoris: A Study of Their Arts and Customs

By Del Mar, Frances. Prepared for the Press By T. J. Pemberton

London: Ernest Benn, 1924. First edition, 1924. Fair to good copy in light brown cloth with gilt spine lettering, illustrated in black and white from photographs, no dustjacket. The book has some external rubbing including light fraying to spine ends, some spotting, good hinges, sound text block, age-yellowed but clean pages, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$37.99

The Philippine Islands and Their People. A Record of Personal Observation and Experience, with a Short Summary of the More Important Facts in the History of the Archipelago
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The Philippine Islands and Their People. A Record of Personal Observation and Experience, with a Short Summary of the More Important Facts in the History of the Archipelago

By Worcester, Dean C.

New York: The Macmillan Company, 1899. Second printing, 1899. Illustrated in black and white plus a folding map. Externally worn, internally good to very good. Tan cloth lettered and decorated in gilt and red, 9.25" tall, a thick 529 pages plus publisher's ads. Covers scuffed and spotted, spine darkened, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages, no names or other markings.. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$87.99

Nearest the Pole. A Narrative of the Polar Expedition of the Peary Arctic Club in the S.S. Roosevelt, 1905-1906
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Nearest the Pole. A Narrative of the Polar Expedition of the Peary Arctic Club in the S.S. Roosevelt, 1905-1906

By Peary, R. E.

New York: Doubleday, Page & Co., 1907. First edition, 1907. Sound ex-library copy. Blue-green cloth printed in gilt, 10.25" tall, 411 pages plus two color folding maps at rear, color frontis, other full page illustrations throughout. Covers rubbed, mainly at the extremities, spine number, social library bookplate and patron pocket, small library stamp on title page, good hinges, sound text block, maps very good with a couple of extra creases, pages clean with light foxing to the margins of the frontis illustration.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$37.99

A Voyage Round the World [Vol. I & II}. And Visits to Various Foreign Countries in the United States Frigate Columbia; Attended By Her Consort the Sloop of War John Adams, and Commanded By Commodore George C. Read
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A Voyage Round the World [Vol. I & II}. And Visits to Various Foreign Countries in the United States Frigate Columbia; Attended By Her Consort the Sloop of War John Adams, and Commanded By Commodore George C. Read

By Taylor, Fitch W.

New Haven, CT: H. Mansfield, 1845. Fifth edition, 1845, two volumes in one binding. Worn. Dark brown cloth lettered and decorated in gilt, 317+ 332 pages plus publisher's ads, illustrated with engraved plates, color frontis in second volume. Covers heavily rubbed and spotted, wear and short tears to corners of spine ends, good hinges, sound text block, age-toned and heavily foxed (but legible) pages, minor insect damage to lower end of rear hinge, dampstains to outer margins of first few pages, endpapers somewhat soiled, names in pencil on front endpapers.. Hard Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$67.99

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