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    The Living World Encyclopedia in Colour; Volume IX by William Collins, Sons and Company Limited

    Montreal, PQ, Canada: Les Editions Tout Connaitre Inc. . First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good -/No Jacket. Confalonieri, Maurizio, S.p.A.. Very minor cover wear. Clean book. Red covers with decorated end-papers. Measures 9 1/8" x 11 5/8" tall. Pages 769 to 864. Contents: History of Art I: Before the Renaissance to The Motor-car. All 15 volumes for $150 to USA; $115.00 to Canada, which includes shipping; but you will need to email me to get this rate..


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    New Zealand Wild Flowers Handbook by Owen & Audrey Bishop

    Handbook of NZ Wild Flowers, illustrated with colour photographs throughout text.


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    Locomotive Cyclopedia of American Practice.; Definitions and Typical Illustrations of Locomotives, their Parts and Equipment; Descriptions and Illustrations of Shops and Tools Employed in their Construction and Repair; Locomotives Built in America for Railroad and Industrial Operations in Foreign Co by WRIGHT, Roy V

    New York: Simmons-Boardman, 1930. Ninth Edition. hardcover. very good. Replete with photographs and information on locomotives and parts, plus many technical diagrams. 1440 pages. Very thick 4to, original black cloth with gilt-lettered spine; lightly scuffed and faded in spots but very sturdy. New York: Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation, 1930. Hardcover. Ninth edition. Very good.


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    The Living World Encyclopedia in Colour; Volume XII by William Collins, Sons and Company Limited

    Montreal, PQ, Canada: Les Editions Tout Connaitre Inc. . First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Confalonieri, Maurizio, S.p.A.. Very minor cover wear. Clean book. Mauve covers with decorated end-papers. Measures 9 1/8" x 11 5/8" tall. Pages 1057 to 1152. Contents: The Earth to Iron and steel. All 15 volumes for $150 to USA; $115.00 to Canada, which includes shipping; but you will need to email me to get this rate..


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    Encyclopédie, ou dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers, par une Société de gens de lettres. by DIDEROT, DENIS, - D'ALEMBERT, JACQUES

    VERY RARE: FIRST EDITION OF THE GREAT FRENCH ENCYCLOPEDIE, NEARLY COMPLET (LACKING 4 PLANCHES) IN EXCELLENT CONDITION! DIDEROT, DENIS, - D'ALEMBERT, JACQUES. Encyclopédie, ou dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers, par une Société de gens de lettres. I-XVII + Supplement I-IV + Planches I-XI + Supplement Planches + Table analytique et raisonnée des metieres. I-II. Paris - Neufchastel - Amsterdam 1751-80. VERY GOOD; NEARLY COMPLETE - ONLY 5 PAGES MISSING (The hermafrodite pages intact). Folio. Engraved frontispiece, 1 folding engraved genealogical table in vol. I, 7 folding printed tables, 3126 engraved plates (partly folding, double plate = 2 plates, tripple plates =3), lacking, according to plate lists, 4 plates; some spotting and browning, some offsetting, some with dampstains to margins). Including Hermafrodite pages. Contemporary marbled full calf bindings in very good renovated condition. Text with some spotting and staining, some minor marginal tears, minor notes, vol. IV spotted. A few volumes with some dampstaining, mainly in the margins or corners, minor foxing, some minor tears (in Table II tears to title and endpaper), 1 repair to false title in vol. IV. 35 volumes, A few leaves in vol. XI partly loose, otherwise very good condition. RARE THIS COMPLETE AND IN THIS CONDITION! PICTURES ON DEMAND. TRANSPORT FEES INCLUDED.


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    International Library of Technology 90. Sign And Banner Making Practical Design And Ornament

    Scranton: International Textbook Co., 1921. Hardcover. Very good condition. Number 90 of a series. "A series of textbooks for persons engaged in engineering profession, trades, and vocational occupations or for those who desire information concerning them. Fully illustrated." 8vo. vi, 239, iv. 3/4 brown cloth with green boards. Gilt text on spine, marbled endpapers. Numerous b/w ills, 2 color ills (1 disbound but present, edge frayed), index. Slt. rubbed on spine head/foot, interior clean, binding tight.


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    Coastal Fishes of New Zealand - A Diver's Identification Guide by Malcolm Francis

    Guide to Identifying NZ Coastal Fish +indexed col. photos.


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    The Living World Encyclopedia in Colour; Volume VII by William Collins, Sons and Company Limited

    Montreal, PQ, Canada: Les Editions Tout Connaitre Inc. . First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good +/No Jacket. Confalonieri, Maurizio, S.p.A.. Very minor cover wear. Clean book. Orange covers with decorated end-papers. Measures 9 1/8"; x 11 5/8" tall. Pages 577 to 672. Contents: The Story of Coal to Winston Churchill. All 15 volumes for $150 to USA; $115.00 to Canada, which includes shipping; but you will need to email me to get this rate..


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    A New Perception by Mary Garbely

    Flower Essence Therapy for NZ, illustrated with colour photos.


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    The Living World Encyclopedia in Colour; Volume I by William Collins, Sons and Company Limited

    Montreal, PQ, Canada: Les Editions Tout Connaitre Inc. . First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good +/No Jacket. Confalonieri, Maurizio, S.p.A.. Very minor spine slant and cover wear. Clean book. Yellow covers with decorated end-papers. Measures 9 1/8" x 11 5/8" tall. Pages 1 to 96. Contents: Architecture I: In Ancient Times to The hungry Locust. All 15 volumes for $150 to USA; $115.00 to Canada, which includes shipping; but you will need to email me to get this rate..


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    Olives - The New Passion by Genevieve Noser

    Growing and using olives in NZ, accompanied by colour illustrations.


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    The Grocer's Encyclopedia by Ward, Artemas [ed.]

    New York: Artemas Ward. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket. Cover rubbed. 1911. First Edition. Green/gilt hardback cloth cover. 290mm x 220mm (11" x 9"). 748pp. 80 colour plates and numerous b/w illustrations. .


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    The National Gazetteer of Great Britain & Ireland -- A Topographical Dictionary of the British Islands by N Hamilton (ed)

    1868 Virtue Ldn h/b 12 vols Imperial 8vo gilted & blind-stamped cloth Maps good, & most of the content is remarkably clean & tight with only minor foxing here and there, an occasional loosening page, some light buckling from prior damp or 'too-tight' storage (without staining etc). But the set is externally very rough -- covers bruised, battered & stained, hinges broken or weak, some edges rubbed through, moth-eatenscarring, some backstrip missing on one or two books etc etc etc etc -- yet despite all faults appears to be a complete & substantially intact copy of a significant & RARE GENEALOGICAL TREASURE TROVE for England, Ireland, Scotland & Wales mid-1800's, just prior to the major colonial emigrations. The set comprises 3 official volumes (distributed over 12 actual volumes) Full SET 12 Gazetteer Britain & Ireland 1868


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    New Zealand by Robert Stout & J. Logan Stout

    Part of series 'The Cambridge Manuals of Science and Literature'.


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    World Book Encyclopedia

    1997-04-02. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!


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    The Living World Encyclopedia in Colour; Volume VIII by William Collins, Sons and Company Limited

    Montreal, PQ, Canada: Les Editions Tout Connaitre Inc. . First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good +/No Jacket. Confalonieri, Maurizio, S.p.A.. Very minor cover wear. Clean book. Light orange covers with decorated end-papers. Measures 9 1/8" x 11 5/8" tall. Pages 673 to 768. Contents: Printing and the Press to Shipbuilding. All 15 volumes for $150 to USA; $115.00 to Canada, which includes shipping; but you will need to email me to get this rate..


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    Der Goldschmiede Merkzeichen. 4 Banden Dritte Erweiterte Und Illustrierte Auflage 4 Volumes by Rosenberg, Marc

    Frankfurt: Anstalt A. G.. Good with no dust jacket. 1922. Third Revised Edition. Hardcover. Xxxv, 338; xi, 405; xii, 429; 821, xvii pp. Auf Deutsch. Third illustrated and revised edition. In original dark blue cloth with gilt to spines, heavy glossy paper (heavy for international and Canadian shipping) . Minor shelf wear to the covers, bit of shelf dust on edges, interiors clean and unmarked. Vol 4 has some scuff marks and wear to the covers that the other volumes don't -- it is still quite presentable but not as fresh looking as the others. Very nice set. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .


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    The Living World Encyclopedia in Colour; Volume X by William Collins, sons and Company Limited

    Montreal, PQ, Canada: Les Editions Tout Connaitre Inc. . First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Confalonieri, Maurizio, S.p.A.. Very minor cover wear. Clean book. Red-orange covers with decorated end-papers. Measures 9 1/8" x 11 5/8" tall. Pages 865 to 960. Contents: Sailing ships to Diving for sponges. All 15 volumes for $150 to USA; $115.00 to Canada, which includes shipping; but you will need to email me to get this rate..


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    The World Book Dictionary 2 Volumes A-K ; L-Z. by Barnhart, Clarence & Barnhart, Robert K

    Chicago: Field Enterprises Educational Corporation. 1976. Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition. Black & white illustrations. This is a heavy item and will cost more to ship internationally. Please contact us for a precise quote for your part of the world. 2430 pages . 1st thus. Hardback.


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    The Living World Encyclopedia in Colour; Volume XI by William Collins, Sons and Company Limited

    Montreal, PQ, Canada: Les Editions Tout Connaitre Inc. . First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good +/No Jacket. Confalonieri, Maurizio, S.p.A.. Very minor cover wear. Clean book. Pink covers with decorated end-papers. Measures 9 1/8" x 11 5/8" tall. Pages 961 to 1056. Contents: Heroes of the Space Frontier to The Thimble. All 15 volumes for $150 to USA; $115.00 to Canada, which includes shipping; but you will need to email me to get this rate..


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    The Complete Encyclopedia of Locomotives by De Cet, Mirco & Kent, Alan

    Netherland: Rebo Publishers. 2006. Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with colour photographs. 303 pages This book takes you through the railway histories of several countries around the world. . 1st Edition (Presumed). Hardback.


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    The Historical Encyclopedia of Wyoming (Vol. 1 & 2) by Chamblin, Thomas S. (Editor)

    Wyoming Historical Institute, 1970. Hardcover. Used- Near Fine condition. Two volume set . Books are clean and tight. Books show light shelf wear. Volume 1 has a small dent on the front cover that is piercing the WY of the word Wyoming. Volume 1 also has a dent on the lower middle section on the back cover, and two very small dents on the bottom edge of the front and back covers. Light bumping on the corners of both volumes. No markings on the inside of either book. Photos are of the books we have here at Barbed Wire Books.


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    Pasta (The Good Cook Techniques & Recipes) by Time-Life Editors

    Time Life Education, 1981. Hardcover. Good. Tall hardcover. Sound & good copy, light to moderate rubbing/edgewear to boards. May not be available for international shipment due to weight/size.


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    Lardner's Cabinet Cyclopaedia, 131 Volumes by Lardner, The Rev. Dionysius, ed

    London: Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, & Longmans and John Taylor 1830-1841, 1830. Hardcover. Good. London: Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, & Longmans and John Taylor, 1830-1841. First edition. Good. Comprising: Sir Walter Scott, History of Scotland (2 volumes); William Desborough Cooley, History of Maritime Discovery; Michael Donovan, Domestic Economy, I A Treatise on Brewing, II Human Food; Henry Kater and Lardner, Mechanics; Henry Roscoe, Lives of Eminent British Lawyers; Sir Janes Mackintosh, William Wallace and Robert Bell, History of England (10); Thomas Keightley, Outlines of History; Thomas Colley Grattan, The History of the Netherlands; Eyre Evand Crowe, History of France (3); Henry Fergus, The History of the Western World; the United States of America (2); John Herschel, Preliminary Discourse on Natural Philosophy; Lardner, Hydrostatics and Pneumatics; David Brewster, Treatise on Optics; Samuel Astley Dunham, History of Poland; John Forster, The Lives of British Statesmen of the Commonwealth (7); George Richardson Porter, A Treatise on the Origin, Progressive Improvement, and Present State of the Silk Manufacture; John Holland, A Treatise on the Progressive Improvement, and Present State of Manufactures in Metal (3); George Robert Glieg, Lives of the Most Eminent British Military Commanders (3); George Richardson Porter, History of the Manufacture of Porcelain and Glass; Jean Charles Leonard de Sismondi, History of the Italian Republics; Samuel Astley Dunham, History of Spain and Portugal (5); Anon., The History of Switzerland; Michael Donovan, Treatise on Chemistry; Lardner, A Treatise on Heat; Robert Southey, The Naval History of England (5); Henry Stebbing, History of the Christian Church (2); John Herschel, A Treatise on Astronomy; Nicholas Harris Nicolas, Chronology of History; Samuel Astley Dunham, The History of Europe during the Middle Ages (4); Eyre Evan Crowe, George Payne and Rainsford James, Eminent Foreign Statesmen (5); Thomas Dusley Fosbroke, History, Arts, Manufactures, Manners and Institutions of Greeks and Romans (2); Robert Bell, History of Rome (2); Jean Charles Leonard de Sismondi, Fall of the Roman Empire (2); Baden Powell, History of Natural Philosophy; Lardner, Treatise on Arithmetic; William John Swainson, Discourse on the Study of Natural History; Mary Shelley, David Brewster, James Montgomery and others, Lives of Literary Men ofItaly, Spain and Portugal (3); Thomas Moore, History of Ireland (4); William John Swainson, A Treatise on the Geography of Animals; Connop Thirlwall, History of Greece (8); William John Swainson, The Natural History and Classification of Quadrupeds; John Stevens Hemslow, The Principles of Descriptive and Physiological Botany; Henry Stebbing, History of the Reformation (2); Robert Bell, A History of Russia (3); William John Swainson, A Natural History and Classification of Birds (2); Samuel Astley Dunham and others, Lives of the Most Eminent Literary and Scientific Men of Great Britain (5); John Phillips, A Treatise on Geology (2); William John Swainson, Animals in Menagerie; Mary Shelley and others, Lives of the Most Eminent Literary and Scientific Men of France (2); Augustus de Morgan, Essay on Probabilities; William John Swainson, Fish, Reptiles and Amphibians; Samuel Astley Dunham, History of Norway, Denmark and Sweden (3); William John Swainson, Habits and Instincts of Animals; William John Swainson, Taxidermy; Lardner, Geometry and its Applications; William John Swainson and William Edward Shickard, On the History and Arrangement of Insects; Lardner and Charles Vincent Walker, Manual of Electricity, Magnetism and Meteorology. The two missing volumes are William John Swainson, Shells and Shell-fish and Anon., Cities and Principal Towns of the World. Volumes were originally made available at a price of six shillings each (or £39, 18s cloth lettered for all 133 volumes), which was later reduced to three and six as public enthusiasm for them tailed off. They were not, however, all issued in sets; the History of England, for instance, are Volumes VIII, VXIII, XXXVII,


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