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Le Haouz De Marrakech, 2 Tomes

By Pascon, Paul

Rabat, Morocco: Centre Universitaire De La Recherche Scientifique, 1977. Trade Paperback. Trade Paperback. Good - Very Good. Octavo. 693 pages + 164 pages in Arabic. Tables des Matiéres omitted by publisher's error in both volumes - small loose Tables des Matières inserted for both tomes. Previous owner's name inked on ffep both volumes, else pages clean and unmarked, fold-out maps intact, light wear to extremities, with lightly wrinkled corner tips, Spine paper creased on both volumes, with light wear to edges & corners all around.. 6.3" x 9.5" white illustrated wraps.

$60.00

Man in the Pacific Islands: Essays on Geographical Change in the Pacific Islands

By Ward, R. Gerard

Glasgow: Oxford University Press at the Clarendon Press, 1972. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. x, 339 pp, list of maps and figures, list of contributors, introduction, 1. The Pacific Islands and their Prehistoric Inhabitants by j. Golson; 2. The Alien and the Land of Wceania by Bryan H. Farreell; 3. Vegetation and Man in the South-West Pacific and New Guinea by R. G. Robbins; 4. The Pacific Beche-de-mer Trade with Special Reference to Fiji; 5. The Labour Trade by Owne W. Parnaby; 6. trade and Plantations in Eastern Polynesia: The Emergence of a Dependent Economy by Colin Newbury; 7. The Makatea Phosphate Concession by Colin Newbury; 8. Population Growth in the Pacific Islands: The Example of Western Samoa by Peter Pirie; 9. Land Tenure in the South Pacific by R. G. Crocombe; 10. Indigenous Horticulture in Melanesia; Some Recent Changes in Eastern New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, and the New Hebrides by David A. M. Lea; 11. Urbanization in the South Pacific [and] the Case of Noumea by W. D. McTaggart; index. First Edition, 1972. "These essays are concerned with aspects of the inter-related processes through which the life and landscapes of the Pacific Islands have been reshaped during two centuries of contact with the technological world. A general view of the whole region is followed by a detailed study of a particular territory or island. The contributors include an archaeologist, a botanist, three historians, and five geographers, and their contributions deal with the settlement of the islands, the impact of early trading, labour recruiting, mining, and the establishment of commercial agriculture." from the jacket flap. Nof Price Clipped. Owner's stamp on ffep. Lightly faded spind dj, else,. Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no other underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Black cloth with gilt lettering to spine.

$17.50

Mark Jefferson: Geographer

By Martin, Geoffrey J.

Ypsilanti, MI: Eastern Michigan University Press, 1968. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Large 8vo. x (i), 370 pp, preface, 13 chapters, appendix A-E, bibliographic note, notes, index. First Edition, 1968. "The author reveals the substance and significance of Jefferson's (1863-1949) many works that ultimately established a place for 'man in geography' and helping the discipline emerge from the bondage of Davisian physiography. He was the chief cartographer of the American Delegation to the Paris Peace Conference in 1919. He was also the head of the geography department at Michigan State Normal College (MSNC), now Eastern Michigan University (EMU), from 1901-1939." Price clipped. Light wear to top and bottom edge spine dj. Only the slightest wear to boards at bottom edge spine, else, Pristine. no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no other underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Green cloth with gilt lettering to spine.

$20.00

Maps and Diagrams: Their Compilation and Construction

By Monkhouse, F. J.; Wilkinson, H. R.

New York: Methuen & Co. Ltd. 1952. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. Near Fine. xvi, 330 pp, preface, list of 199 b&w illustrations including 2 fold-outs, Part I: Materials and Techniques, Part II: Relief Maps and diagrams, Part III: Climatic Maps and Diagrams, Part IV: Economic Maps and Diagrams, Part V: Population Maps and Diagrams, Part VI: Maps and Diagrams of Settlements, index. Inked purchase info on rear pastedown, else, Near Pristine. Clean, tight and strong binding with no highlighting or marginalia. Purple cloth with gilt lettering to spine.

$17.50

The Dawn Of Modern Geography, Vol. III: A History of The Exploration and Geographical Science From The Middle Of The Thirteenth Century To the Early Years Of The Fifteenth Century (c. A,D, 1260-1420)

By Beazley, C. Raymond

Oxford: Oxford at the Clarendon Press. 1906. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. Very Good. xvi, 638 pp. preface, fold-out map of the world as knownabout a.d. 1260- 1360, Chapter I. Introductory: The Later Mediaeval Period (1260-1420 the Subject of This Volume. Chapter II. The Great Asiatic Trvellers, 1260- 1420: Part I. The Polos, 1260-1295. Part II. The Polo's Successors: Mission-Travel: 1. John of Monte Corvino and the Chinese Mission; 2. Ricold of Monte Croce and the Missions in South-Western Asia; 3. Jordanus of Severac and the Indian Mission; 4. Pascal of Vittoria and the East European and Central Asian Missions; 5. Odoric; 6. Marignolli. Part III. The Polo's Successors: The Later Exploration of Commerce, Diplomacy and Adventure: 1. Marino Sanuto the Elder; 2. 'Mandeville'; 3. Pegolotti; 4. Clavijo; 5. Schiltberger. Chapter III. The Pilgrim Travellers, 1260-1420. Chapter IV. Maritime Exploration, 1270-1420; Chapter V. Commercial Travel: Minor Incidents in the Exploration of the World by Western Europeans, 1260- 1420. Chapter VI. Geographical Theory. VII. Later Moslem and Other Non- Christian Geography. Appendix: I. On the Leading Manuscripts of the Principal Texts in Vols. II and III.; II. On the Leading Editions of the Principal Texts in Vols. II and III; III. On Certain Matters Noticed in the Footnotes to Vol. III.; index with reproduction of the original principal maps of the time. First Edition, 1906. Owner's ex libris plate on front pastedown. Light rubbing and edge wear with age-toned text block edges and light patial age-toning to endpapers. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Deep redish-brown cloth with blind-stamped boards to panels, and gilt lettering to spine.

$27.50

Geologic Atlas of the United States. Amity Folio: Pennsylvania [Folio 144]

By Clapp, Frederick G.; Walcott, Charles D.

Washington, D. C.: Department of the Interior, United States Geological Survey. 1907. F First Edition. S Printer Wrapper. Good. (2) 15 pp + 4 Sheets, topographical & geologic descriptions of the Amity Quadrangle, including sketches, figures, a columnar sheet, a topography sheet, an areal geology sheet, a structure and economic geology sheet. First Edition: Engraved and printed by the U.S. Geological Survey, 1907. "The features on the topographic map are of three kinds -- (1) inequalities of surface, called relief, as plains, plateaus, valleys, hills, and mountains; (2) distribution of water, called drainage, as streams, lakes, and swamps; (3) the works of man, called culture, as roads, railroads, boundaries, villages, and cities." Small chips to bottom and fore- edges with age-toned wrappers, and a 3/4" closed tear to fore- edge text block. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Heavy card stock with black backstrip.

$17.50

Constanze Mozart: After the Requiem

By Gärtner, Heinz

Portland, OR, USA: Amadeus Press, 1991. First English Language Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Near Fine. Octavo. 238 pages. preface, 13 chapters - 1. Mozart Dies and is Widow Takes Charges; 2.About the Requiem: Who Composed What? (K. 626); 3. Count Walnegg-Stoppach: The Deceiver Deceived; 4. The Solitary Fighter and the New Man in her Life; Costanze Meets Her Equal: Gottfried Christoph Hartel; 6. Costancze Treis Her Best to Save a Seemingly Hopeless Situation; 7. An Interlude with Nannerl; 8. Franz Xaver Sussmayr, the Unwanted Star Witness; 9."Costanza Etats Raethin von Nissen"; 10. Herr Weber Provides a Storm in a Teacup; 11. Nissen's Long-Awaited Mozart Biography; 12. The Vienna Court Library: A Short-Lived Illusion; 13. Conclusion: The Requiem --- Three More Performances; Chronology, notes, bibliography, index, illustrations credits. Constanze was 29 years old when Mozart died. A lively intrigue surrounds K. 626. Binding tight, Pages clean and uunmarked, blue papered board covers with slight whiteness at the very edges extremities, a slight ding to the boards right at the top back hinge., DJ Near Fine in mylar protector. 6.4" x 9.3" blue papered boards in white pictorial DJ.

$17.50

Geologic Atlas of the United States. Franklin Folio: West Virginia - Virginia [Folio 32]

By Darton, N. H.; Walcott, Charles D.

Washington, D. C.: Department of the Interior, United States Geological Survey. 1898. F First Edition. S Printer Wrapper. Good +. 7 pp + 5 Sheets, topographical & geologic descriptions of the Bristol Quadrangle, including sketches, figures, a topography sheet, an areal sheet, an economic geology sheet, a structure sections sheet, and a columnar sheet. First Edition: Engraved and printed by the U.S. Geological Survey, 1898. "The features on the topographic map are of three kinds -- (1) inequalities of surface, called relief, as plains, plateaus, valleys, hills, and mountains; (2) distribution of water, called drainage, as streams, lakes, and swamps; (3) the works of man, called culture, as roads, railroads, boundaries, villages, and cities." Diamond-shaped library stamp to front wrapper. Worn backstrip edge. 4" and a 1" closed tear to bottom edge front wrapper with a tide mark to same. Some chips to age-toned wrapper edges, and a 5" tide mark to bottom edge corner margin of sheets. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Heavy card stock with black backstrip.

$17.50

Geologic Atlas of the United States. Huntington Folio: West Virginia - Ohio [Folio 69]

By Clapp, Frederick G.; Walcott, Charles D.

Washington, D. C.: Department of the Interior, United States Geological Survey. 1900. F First Edition. S Printer Wrapper. Very Good-Very Good +. (2) 6 pp + 6 Sheets, topographical & geologic descriptions of the Huntington Quadrangle, including sketches, figures, a topography sheet, an historical geology sheet, an economic geology sheet, a structure-section sheet, a columnar sheet, and a coal section sheet. First Edition: Engraved and printed by the U.S. Geological Survey, 1900. "The features on the topographic map are of three kinds -- (1) inequalities of surface, called relief, as plains, plateaus, valleys, hills, and mountains; (2) distribution of water, called drainage, as streams, lakes, and swamps; (3) the works of man, called culture, as roads, railroads, boundaries, villages, and cities." Small rectangle library stamp. 1" closed tear to top text block edges and a 1/4" closed tear to bottom text block edges with lightly age-toned fore-edge wrapper. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Heavy card stock with black backstrip.

$20.00

Geologic Atlas of the United States. Atoka Folio: Indian Territory [Folio 79]

By Taff, Joseph A.; Walcott, Charles D.

Washington, D. C.: Department of the Interior, United States Geological Survey. 1902. F First Edition. S Printer Wrapper. Good. (2) 8 pp + 6 Sheets, topographical & geologic descriptions of the Atoka Quadrangle, including sketches, figures, a topography sheet, an historic geology sheet, an economic geology sheet, a structure-sections sheet, and 2 columnar sheets. First Edition: Engraved and printed by the U.S. Geological Survey, 1902. "The features on the topographic map are of three kinds -- (1) inequalities of surface, called relief, as plains, plateaus, valleys, hills, and mountains; (2) distribution of water, called drainage, as streams, lakes, and swamps; (3) the works of man, called culture, as roads, railroads, boundaries, villages, and cities." Some chips along bottom edge and corner of front wrapper with a 3/4"x2" chip to top fore- edge corner of front wrapper and margin page 1 with lightly age-toned wrappers. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Heavy card stock with black backstrip.

$27.50

Geologic Atlas of the United States. Claysville Folio: Pennsylvania [Folio 180]

By Munn, M. J., Smith, George Otis

Washington DC: Department of the Interior, United States Geological Survey. 1912. F First Edition. S Printer Wrapper. Very Good-Very Good +. (2) 15 pp + 4 Sheets, topographical & geologic descriptions of the Claysville Quadrangle, including sketches, figures, a topography sheet, an areal geology sheet, a structure and economic geology sheet, and an oil and gas sheet. First Edition: Engraved and printed by the U.S. Geological Survey, 1912. "The features on the topographic map are of three kinds -- (1) inequalities of surface, called relief, as plains, plateaus, valleys, hills, and mountains; (2) distribution of water, called drainage, as streams, lakes, and swamps; (3) the works of man, called culture, as roads, railroads, boundaries, villages, and cities." Small closed tear at top edge front wrapper with soiled bottom edge of same, and lightly age- toned wrappers, else, Pristine Interior. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Heavy card stock with black backstrip.

$20.00

Geologic Atlas of the United States. Dover Folio: Delaware - Maryland - New Jersey [Folio 137]

By Miller, Benjamin LeRoy; Clark, William Bullock

Washington, D. C.: Department of the Interior, United States Geological Survey. 1906. F First Edition. S Printer Wrapper. Good-Very Good-. (2) 10 pp + 2 Sheets, topographical & geologic descriptions of the Dover Quadrangle, including sketches, figures, a topography sheet, and an areal geology sheet. First Edition: Engraved and printed by the U.S. Geological Survey, 1906. "The features on the topographic map are of three kinds -- (1) inequalities of surface, called relief, as plains, plateaus, valleys, hills, and mountains; (2) distribution of water, called drainage, as streams, lakes, and swamps; (3) the works of man, called culture, as roads, railroads, boundaries, villages, and cities." 3" closed tear to bottom edge front wrapper and a 2" closed tear to top edge rear wrapper with small chips to fore-edge corners text block, and partially age-toned wrappers. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Heavy card stock with black backstrip.

$15.00

Geologic Atlas of the United States. Syracuse Lakin Folio: Kansas [Folio 212]

By Darton, N. H.; Smith, George Otis

Washington, D. C.: Department of the Interior, United States Geological Survey. 1920. F First Edition. S Printer Wrapper. Very Good -. (2) 10 pp + 2 Sheets, topographical & geologic descriptions of the Syracuse and Lakin Quadrangles, including sketches, figures, 2 topography sheet, 2 areal geology sheet, and an illustration sheet. First Edition: Engraved and printed by the U.S. Geological Survey, 1920. "The features on the topographic map are of three kinds -- (1) inequalities of surface, called relief, as plains, plateaus, valleys, hills, and mountains; (2) distribution of water, called drainage, as streams, lakes, and swamps; (3) the works of man, called culture, as roads, railroads, boundaries, villages, and cities." Lightly creased front wrapper with age-toned fore- edge front wrappers and loose illustration sheet. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Heavy card stock with black backstrip.

$20.00

Geologic Atlas of the United States. Ebensburg Folio: Pennsylvania [Folio 133]

By Butts, Charles; Walcott, Charles D.

Washington, D. C.: Department of the Interior, United States Geological Survey. 1905. F First Edition. S Printer Wrapper. Very Good-Very Good +. (2) 9 pp + 5 Sheets, topographical & geologic descriptions of the Ebensburg Quadrangle, including sketches, figures, a columnar sheet, a topography sheet, an areal geology sheet, an economic geology sheet, and a geologic structure sheet. First Edition: Engraved and printed by the U.S. Geological Survey, 1905. "The features on the topographic map are of three kinds -- (1) inequalities of surface, called relief, as plains, plateaus, valleys, hills, and mountains; (2) distribution of water, called drainage, as streams, lakes, and swamps; (3) the works of man, called culture, as roads, railroads, boundaries, villages, and cities." Very small chips to front fore-edge corners and a thin 2" chip at center fore-edge of same with lightly age-toned wrappers, and soiled rear wrapper. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Heavy card stock with black backstrip.

$20.00

Geologic Atlas of the United States. Patuxent Folio: Maryland - District of Columbia [Folio 152]

By Clark, William Bullock et al.

Washington, D. C.: Department of the Interior, United States Geological Survey. 1907. F First Edition. S Printer Wrapper. Very Good -. (2) 12 pp + 5 Sheets, topographical & geologic descriptions of the Patuxent Quadrangle, including sketches, figures, a topography sheet, an areal geology sheet, an artesian water sheet, and a columnar section sheet. First Edition: Engraved and printed by the U.S. Geological Survey, 1907. "The features on the topographic map are of three kinds -- (1) inequalities of surface, called relief, as plains, plateaus, valleys, hills, and mountains; (2) distribution of water, called drainage, as streams, lakes, and swamps; (3) the works of man, called culture, as roads, railroads, boundaries, villages, and cities." Creased top fore-edge corners with a 4" closed tear to top edge front wrapper, 3/4" closed tears to top edges, and a few small closed tear or chips to wrapper edges, and age-toned wrapper edges. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Heavy card stock with black backstrip.

$20.00

Geologic Atlas of the United States. Gadsden Folio: Alabama [Folio 35]

By Walcott, Charles D.

Washington, D. C.: Department of the Interior, United States Geological Survey. 1896. F First Edition. S Printer Wrapper. Good-Very Good-. 5 pp + 5 Sheets, topographical & geologic descriptions of the Gadsden Quadrangle, including sketches, figures, a topography sheet, an areal geology sheet, an economic geology sheet, a structure sections sheet, and a columnar sheet. First Edition: Engraved and printed by the U.S. Geological Survey, 1896. "The features on the topographic map are of three kinds -- (1) inequalities of surface, called relief, as plains, plateaus, valleys, hills, and mountains; (2) distribution of water, called drainage, as streams, lakes, and swamps; (3) the works of man, called culture, as roads, railroads, boundaries, villages, and cities." Small chip to bottom corner fore-edge with a 1" closed tear to bottom edge front wrapper and text pages. Partially age-toned and soiled wrappers and wear to backstrip edge. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Heavy card stock with black backstrip.

$17.50

Geologic Atlas of the United States. Tallula Springfield Folio: Illinois [Folio 188]

By Shaw, E. W.; Savage, T. E.

Washington, D. C.: Department of the Interior, United States Geological Survey. 1913. F First Edition. S Printer Wrapper. Very Good -. (2) 12 pp + 4 Sheets, topographical & geologic descriptions of the Tallula and Springfield Quadrangles, including sketches, figures, 2 topography sheets, and 2 areal geology sheets. First Edition: Engraved and printed by the U.S. Geological Survey, 1913. "The features on the topographic map are of three kinds -- (1) inequalities of surface, called relief, as plains, plateaus, valleys, hills, and mountains; (2) distribution of water, called drainage, as streams, lakes, and swamps; (3) the works of man, called culture, as roads, railroads, boundaries, villages, and cities." 1/2" closed tear to fore-edges corner with partially soiled and age-toned wrappers. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Heavy card stock with black backstrip.

$17.50

Geologic Atlas of the United States. Dover Folio: Delaware - Maryland - New Jersey [Folio 137]

By Miller, Benjamin LeRoy; Clark, William Bullock

Washington, D. C.: Department of the Interior, United States Geological Survey. 1906. F First Edition. S Printer Wrapper. Very Good. (2) 10 pp + 2 Sheets, topographical & geologic descriptions of the Dover Quadrangle, including sketches, figures, a topography sheet, and an areal geology sheet. First Edition: Engraved and printed by the U.S. Geological Survey, 1906. "The features on the topographic map are of three kinds -- (1) inequalities of surface, called relief, as plains, plateaus, valleys, hills, and mountains; (2) distribution of water, called drainage, as streams, lakes, and swamps; (3) the works of man, called culture, as roads, railroads, boundaries, villages, and cities." Thin crease to top fore-edges. Small chip to top fore-edge corner with minor fore-edge wear, and partially age-toned wrappers, and age-toning to page 1. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Heavy card stock with black backstrip.

$20.00

Geologic Atlas of the United States. McMinnville Folio: Tennessee [Folio 22]

By Walcott, Charles D.

Washington, D. C.: Department of the Interior, United States Geological Survey. 1895. F First Edition. S Printer Wrapper. Very Good +. 5 pp + 4 Sheets, topographical & geologic descriptions of the McMinnville Quadrangle, including sketches, figures, a topography sheet, and an areal geology sheet, an economic geology sheet, and a structure sections sheet. First Edition: Engraved and printed by the U.S. Geological Survey, 1895. "The features on the topographic map are of three kinds -- (1) inequalities of surface, called relief, as plains, plateaus, valleys, hills, and mountains; (2) distribution of water, called drainage, as streams, lakes, and swamps; (3) the works of man, called culture, as roads, railroads, boundaries, villages, and cities." Lightly age-toned wrapper edges with lightly soiled topography sheet (mostly tn margins), else, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Heavy card stock with black backstrip.

$20.00

Geologic Atlas of the United States. Murphysboro Herrin Folio: Illinois [Folio 185]

By Shaw, E. W.; Savage, T. E.

Washington, D. C.: Department of the Interior, United States Geological Survey. 1912. F First Edition. S Printer Wrapper. Very Good +. (2) 15 pp + 6 Sheets, topographical & geologic descriptions of the Murphysboro and Herrin Quadrangles, including sketches, figures, 2 topography sheets, 2 areal geology sheets, and 2 structure and economic geology sheets. First Edition: Engraved and printed by the U.S. Geological Survey, 1912. "The features on the topographic map are of three kinds -- (1) inequalities of surface, called relief, as plains, plateaus, valleys, hills, and mountains; (2) distribution of water, called drainage, as streams, lakes, and swamps; (3) the works of man, called culture, as roads, railroads, boundaries, villages, and cities." Lightly soiled wrappers, else, Pristine Interior. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Heavy card stock with black backstrip.

$20.00

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