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On Sacred Ground: Malta - Travel Journal of an Artist
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On Sacred Ground: Malta - Travel Journal of an Artist

By Conway, Ann-Rosemary

Victoria, B.C.: Dream Hill Studio, 2008 An illustrated journal of the author's search for the "Sacred Feminine," specifically in Malta. Colourfully illustrated green soft cover with yellow titling on front, illustrated end papers, colour illustrations throughout, 91 pages. Cover has minor shelf wear, ink inscription on title page, some small pale spots on pp. 8-10, otherwise book is in nice condition. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Very Good-. Illus. by Conway, Ann-Rosemary. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

Aldo Moro Murder Case, The
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Aldo Moro Murder Case, The

By Drake, Richard

London, England: Harvard University Press, 1995 "In his thorough account of the long and anguished quest for justice in the Moro murder case, Richard Drake provides a detailed portrait of the tragedy and its aftermath as complex symbols of a turbulent age in Italian history." Black cloth with red titling on spine, black and white frontispiece, 318 pages. Small bump to each of the lower edges as well as front lower corner. Dust jacket has negligible edge wear and minor shelf wear. Book is clean, bright and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$40.00

Rainbows at Noon
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Rainbows at Noon

By Williston, Eileen

Gibsons B.C.: Quintessential Press, 1993 A collection of travel stories set in Great Britain and Europe, written first for a writing group, and later compiled into a book. Colourfully illustrated soft cover with green titling on front, white titling on blue spine, black and white illustrations and maps, 135 pages. Book is new. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. New. Illus. by Sherwood, June. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$12.95

Royalty Peerage and Nobility of Europe, The (Annuaire De La Noblesse De France)

By d'Angerville, Count, Editor

Monte Carlo, Monaco: Annuaire De France International Edition in English. Founded 1843. 154th Year of Publication, compiled and edited from official sources by Count d'Angerville, author of Annuaire de la Noblesse de France, Royalty Peerage and Nobility of the World etc., 96th Volume. Red cloth with gilt titling on spine, gilt decoration on spine and front, decorated title pages, black and white frontispiece, small black and white illustrations in text, 624 pages. With the exception of a tiny smudge to lower text block edge, book appears to be without flaws - a handsome copy. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Hard Cover. Very Good+. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$50.00

Per Krohg

Oslo: MITtet & Co. A.S., 1947 24 Farveplansjer etter Malerier, Forord av John H. Langaard. Book is written in Norwegian, Foreword by John H. Langaard, a volume of Norske Malere (Norwegian Painters). Tan paper-covered boards with black titling on spine, grey on front, illustrated end papers, illustrated throughout with black and white plates as well as twenty-four full-colour, full-page plates, approximately 71 pages. Cover has light edge wear, significant sunning to spine and edges, spine titling rubbed, foxing spots on text block edges, spine cracked at page 8/9, text appears to be otherwise tight and clean. This book's strong point is its very attractive plates. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Paper Covered Boards. Good/-. Illus. by Krogh, Per. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$20.00

Nordmenn Og Svensker Efter 1814 (Norwegians and Swedes After 1814)

By Laache, Rolv

Oslo, Norway: H. Aschehoug & Co., 1941 Subtitled: Spredte Trekk Som Bidrag til Unionens Historie. Book is written in Norwegian. Four-colour marbled boards, brown cloth spine, gilt titling on faux red spine label, gilt & red decoration on spine, black and white illustrations, 416 pages. Cover has edge wear, particularly to upper spine end and lower edge, shelf wear, some marks/spots of discolouration, text block edges foxed, some light foxing to half-title page, text appears to be clean and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.00

Our Norwegian Immigrants-A Hundred-Year Saga Told in Pictures/Unvandrerne Til amerika-Deres Historie I Bilder

By Thallaug, Jon & Rolf Erickson, Editors

Oslo, Norway: Dreyers Forlag Written in English and Norwegian, book is a collection of photographs documenting the one hundred years of migration, from 1825-1925, of more than 800,000 Norwegians to America. "This overwhelming display of historically valuable photographs were originally collected and made available to the American public in connection with the 1975 Sesquicentennial Photography Exhibition 'With our Hands and Minds'. The exhibition concentrated mainly on the Mid-West. In this book that material is supplemented by pictures from immigrant life in the West and in Alaska" Black cloth with gilt titling on spine, pale green end papers, black and white photographs throughout, 191 pages. Cover has minor edge wear, corners are bumped, text block edges slightly darkened, spot on leading text block edge, ink inscription on end paper, text has a slightly musty odour, book is generally clean and tight. Dust jacket has light edge wear, a half-inch closed tear at upper spine end, sunned spine, shelf wear. This is an attractive and interesting volume. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Hard Cover. Good+ to Very Good-/Good+ to Very Good-. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$32.00

Shut Up In Paris

By Sheppard, Nathan

Leipzig: Bernhard Tauchnitz, 1874 A volume of "Collection of British Authors - Tauchnitz, Edition, Vol. 1175." An English resident tells of the Seige of Paris, 1870-1871. Black leather spine and corners, gilt titling on spine,green marbled boards and end papers, speckled text block edge, inscription reads, "From the Author, Nathan Sheppard Apr. 23/78," 312 pages. Cover has edge wear, some of the black surface of leather rubbed through, front gutter partially split, cover has shelf wear - some of the marbled surface of cover and front end paper is rubbed through, text block edge darkened, first free end paper missing, owner's name stamp on end paper and again on first page of text along with his name in ink, text is clean and tight. This is an attractive little book. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Half Leather. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$45.00

Making of a Nation, The: From 1815 to the Present Day; Contemporary History of Luxembourg, Volume XII
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Making of a Nation, The: From 1815 to the Present Day; Contemporary History of Luxembourg, Volume XII

By Calmes, Christian

Luxembourg: Saint-Paul, S.A., 1989 English translation by John Hargreaves. Book is Volume XII of the series, "Au Fil de l'Histoire." This study analyses the reasons for the creation of Luxembourg in 1814/1815. Off-white soft cover with French flaps, black titling and wrap-around illustration, 527 pages. Cover has light edge and shelf wear with minor smudging at edges. This is a handsome volume - clean, bright and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Good+ to Very Good-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$65.00

In Quest of Trade and Security: The Baltic in Power Politics, 1500-1990, Volume I: 1500-1890
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In Quest of Trade and Security: The Baltic in Power Politics, 1500-1990, Volume I: 1500-1890

By Rystad, Goran, Klaus-R. Bohme, Wilhelm M. Carlgren, Editors

Lund, Sweden: Lund University Press, 1995 Book is Volume 1 in the series: In Quest of Trade and Security, The Baltic in Power Politics 1500-1990. Blue hard cover with gilt titling on spine, end papers are maps - different each end, illustrated with black and white plates throughout, 334 pages. Owner's name in ink on reverse side of end paper, rear lower corner bumped. Dust jacket has very minor shelf wear, lower corners lightly bumped. This is a very handsome volume - clean, bright and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Hard Cover. Very Good-/Very Good-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$120.00

Tales and Traditions of the Eskimo

By Rink, Henrik

London: C. Hurst & Company, 1974 New Introduction by Helge Larsen. Translated from the Danish by the author. "The tales, which make up the main part of this book, (first published in 1875) are a mine of primary material, and Rink's description of the Eskimo's way of life, language, religion, social order, customs and laws is as valid today for West Greenland as when it was written. The volume includes reproductions of drawings by Eskimo artists." Orange hard cover with gilt titling on spine, the original title page is included and is subtitled: "with a Sketch of Their Habits, Religion, Language and Other Peculiarities," and is preceded by a fold-out black and white frontispiece, black and white illustrations throughout (including is a second fold-out illustration) 472 pages. There is a page of Errata at end of book. Front hinge is slightly loosened from cover. Dust jacket has light edge wear and is lightly foxed overall. This is a handsome volume - clean, bright and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$45.00

Danish Greenland: Its People and Products

By Rink, Henrik

London: C. Hurst & Company, 1974 New Introduction by Helge Larsen. Translated from the Danish by the author. This book, first published in 1877, reflects the author's "deep humanitarian concern for the Greenlanders and the erosion of their way of life by contact with Europeans, still stands as an encyclopaedic description of the country. The volume includes reproductions of drawings by Eskimo artists, and a detailed map." Orange hard cover with gilt titling on spine, black and white frontispiece, black and white fold-out map and illustrations throughout, 468 pages. lower portion of front cover and spine have some spots of pale discolouration. Dust jacket has minor edge wear and is lightly foxed overall. This is a handsome volume - clean, bright and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Hard Cover. Very Good-/Very Good-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$45.00

Mansion of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Madrid: Its History, Its Art Treasures, Its Architecture, as it Exists Today

By Capella, Miguel

Madrid, Spain, 1983 Special edition in Spanish and English on the occasion of the visit of H.M.King Carl XVI Gustav of Sweden to this Mansion, on March 23rd, 1983. Book is a limited edition of 1,000 copies, of which this is #628. Preface by Adrian Piera. Glossy burgundy boards, gilt titling on spine and front, decorative gilt border on front, illustrated end papers, frontispiece, text on ochre pages with decorative white borders, illustrated with handsome colour plates as well as sepia photographs and maps, 104 pages. Corners and spine ends have negligible wear, very light shelf wear, there is a tiny rubbed mark at lower edge of first free end paper, This is a very handsome volume - clean, bright and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Limited/Numbered. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$30.00

Le Lastre Del Pievano - Contadini e Padroni Nelle Foto Di Un Parroco Di Campagna Dell'inizio Del Novecento

Centro Di Studi Chiantigiani "Clante", 1997 Text in Italian, with English at the back, book contains a collection of Parish Priest Don Giacomo Cucini's photographic plates, circa 1920s including photographs of agricultural landscape, locales and buildings, the year's labour, community life and people. Dark brown soft cover with white titling, sepia illustration on front, illustrated throughout with sepia plates, 132+ pages. Cover has light shelf wear, book is clean, bright and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Cucini, Giacomo, Photographer. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$28.00

Mirrors of Paradise: The Gardens of Fernando Caruncho
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Mirrors of Paradise: The Gardens of Fernando Caruncho

By Cooper, Guy & Gordon Taylor

New York: Montacelli Press, Inc., 2000 Foreword by Dan Kiley. The gardens and landscapes designed by Fernando Caruncho, based in Madrid, are spectacular contemporary creations based on ancient principles and elements of garden art: geometry and summetry; stone and water; bay, box, cypress, and olive. Featured in this volume, the first monograph on his work, are more than twenty private and public gardens throughout Spain and other areas. Green hard cover with gilt titling on spine, blind-stamped titling on front, yellow end papers, colour frontispiece, illustrated throughout with beautiful colour photographs, 172+ pages. Dust jacket has minor edge wear, minor shelf wear, otherwise this very handsome book is bright, clean and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Toussaint, Laurence, Photographer. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall-Oblong.

$45.00

100 x Munchen
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100 x Munchen

By Preiss, L.

Berlin: Verlag Der Reihe "Die Reihe der Hundert", :La Serie Des Cents", The Hundred Series". Published approx. 1930. Text in German, French and English. Card cover with paper wrappers attached to spine, black and white photographs throughout, 100 pages. Some age darkening, foxing to cover and first page, previous owner's name plus date inked to top of half title. Wrapper shows foxing and edge wear, front is detached. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Card Cover in Wraps. Good+/Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$16.00

Le Paris De Robert Doisneu et Max-Pol Fouchet
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Le Paris De Robert Doisneu et Max-Pol Fouchet

By Fouchet, Max-Pol

Paris: Messidor, 1987 A beautiful art photography showing a Paris beside the tourist and postcard images. Pictorial cover, illsutrated endpapers, black and white photographs throughout, unpaginated. Light edge and shelf wear. Dust jacket shows light edge and shelf wear, a light crease to top of spine. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Hard Cover. Very Good-/Very Good-. Illus. by Doisneau, Robert. 4to - over 9.75"-12" Tall.

$65.00

Walks in Florence and Its Environs - 2 Volumes
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Walks in Florence and Its Environs - 2 Volumes

By Horner, Susan and Joanna

London: Smith, Elder, & Co.,, 1884 New edition, revised and enlarged, travel guide to Florence. Brown cloth with gilt titling on spines, black decorative border on fronts, spines and backs, decorated brown end papers, black and white frontispieces - different each volume, one with a tissue-guard, attractive black and white captioned illustrations throughout, Volume II has several pages depicting the coats of arms of Florence, the guilds and distinguished families, and a chronology of artists publisher's advertising at back, 567 and 510 pages. Reading copies only. Books are ex-library: hinges cracked and crudely repaired with tape, covers covered with clear plastic, library inkstamp on text block edges and end papers, first free end-paper of each volume has been clipped/torn at top edge, ink and pencil notations on end papers, text block edges darkened, Vol. II has lengthwise crease to front cover, a one-inch stain to lower corner of frontispiece, and a sticker remnant on end paper, covers and text generally clean and bright. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Hard Cover. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Ex-Library.

$32.00

L\'Ile De France VII - Seine, Seine-et-Oise, Oise, Seine-et-Marne, Eure-et-Loir
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L'Ile De France VII - Seine, Seine-et-Oise, Oise, Seine-et-Marne, Eure-et-Loir

Paris: Shell Francaise Volume VII of "Get to Know France" series. Text is by G. Albert-Roulhac, photography by A.D.E.P. and Rapho. A travel-guide for the motor tourist. Illustrated card cover with black titling, staple binding, black and white photographs and maps throughout, and a fold-out partially coloured sketch-map of the Ile-de-France, 16 pages. Back cover and edges of front cover slightly darkened, staples rusted, otherwise booklet is in great shape. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Card Cover. Very Good. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$11.75

Kleine Geschichten Aus Osterreich
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Kleine Geschichten Aus Osterreich

By Kraiss, Ulrich (ed)

Stuttgart: Verlag Von Ernst Klett Kleine Geschichten von Grossen Volkern, Band 7:: Kleine Geschichten aus Osterreich. In German language. Collection of anecdotes painting a picture of Austria. Green cloth, gilt emblem hotstamped to front, gilt faux label with titling to spine, top of textblock edge is yellow, 142 pages. Some darkening to top of textblock edge. Dust jacket shows light edge wear, age darkening. A lovely little history book. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good-. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$35.00

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