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INDICE GERAL DOS DOCUMENTOS REGISTADOS NOS LIVROS DAS CHANCELLARIAS

INDICE GERAL DOS DOCUMENTOS REGISTADOS NOS LIVROS DAS CHANCELLARIAS

Hard Cover. Good. EXISTENTES NO REAL ARCHIVO DA TORRE DO TOMBO MANDADO FAZER PELAS CORTES. Na Lei do Orçamento de 7 de Abril de 1838. Tom. I. Lisboa: 1841. Na Typographia de G. M. Martins. In 4º (de 20x14 cm) com [i], 185 pags. Encadernação da época com lombada e cantos em pele. Inocêncio não menciona. BNP refere a existência de apenas este tomo. A Chancelaria-Mor da Corte e Reino especificava o que as partes interessadas haviam de pagar determinados direitos pelas cartas de dignidades e de... Read more
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€120.00
Whale Fishery Hearings Before the Committee on Marchant Marine and Fisheries House of Representatives Seventy-Sixth Congress First Session on H.R. 4592 and H.r. 4593 Bills Relating to Whaling Vessels May 25 and 26, 1939

Whale Fishery Hearings Before the Committee on Marchant Marine and Fisheries House of Representatives Seventy-Sixth Congress First Session on H.R. 4592 and H.r. 4593 Bills Relating to Whaling Vessels May 25 and 26, 1939

by (Whaling)

Washington: United States Government Printing Office, 1939. 142 pages; Schuyler Otis Bland of Virginia, Chairman of the Committee; contents with the states on behalf of the American Whaling Co., Metal Trades Dept. AFL, Walter D. Fisher representing the "seafaring interests of the Pacific coast", Edgar Finn Larsen, ex-member of the crew of the Ulysses and other ex-members of that ship's crew; representatives of the Western Operating Corporation, Fats & Oils Conference reports, more;... Read more
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$65.00
Children of Eve

Children of Eve

by Purcell, Deirdre

Headline Book Publishing. First edition-second printing. Hardcover. As New/As New. Mint condition.Headline Book,2005.First edition-second printing(10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2).Blue hardback(gilt lettering to the spine,light shelf wear on the front cover) with Dj(two small nicks,scratch and crease on the Dj cover),both in mint condition.The book is new with light shelf wear.372pp.Price un-clipped.First edition. This is another paragraph Product Description: Eve Moraghan broke one of the great taboos when she... Read more
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£17.70
England Versus Australia. A Pictorial History of the Test Matches Since 1877. Forewords by Alan McGilvray, Sir Donald Bradman and Sir Leonard Hutton

England Versus Australia. A Pictorial History of the Test Matches Since 1877. Forewords by Alan McGilvray, Sir Donald Bradman and Sir Leonard Hutton

by FRITH, David

Sydney: Australian Broadcasting Commission in association with Richard Smart Publishing, 1980.. 4to. 320 pp. Publisher's green cloth, gilt lettered to the spine, dust jacket, inscribed by the author on the half title on the occasion of the recipient's 80th birthday, three further inscriptions adjacent including one by Denis Compton. Black and white photographic illustrations throughout, Jacket spine slightly sunned, generally very good.
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£30.00
Luxury Trains

Luxury Trains

by Wheaton, Timothy

London, UK: Bison Books Ltd., 1995. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 310mm x 240mm x 20mm. 192 Pages with Colour & Black/White Photos and Illustrations.
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A$30.00
Tonbridge School and the Great War, of 1914 to 1919. A Record of the Services of Tonbridgians in the Great War... Including... Service up to October, 1923..

Tonbridge School and the Great War, of 1914 to 1919. A Record of the Services of Tonbridgians in the Great War... Including... Service up to October, 1923..

by (TONBRIDGE)

London and Tonbridge: Printed by the Whitefriars Press, Ltd., 1923.. First edition. Small 4to. xvi, 632 pp. Publisher's taupe buckram, gilt lettered to the spine and with gilt arms of the school to the upper board, printed note from H.R. Stokoe, one of the editors and, at that time, housemaster of Park House, loosely inserted. 48 leaves at the end showing 408 photographic portraits. Covers mildly sunned and bumped, mark to the fore edge, very good overall.
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£50.00
Original Under the Shadow of the Cell of St. Thomas Aquinas Signed and Dated By Rocca Secca

Original Under the Shadow of the Cell of St. Thomas Aquinas Signed and Dated By Rocca Secca

by Rocca Secca (?)

1893. Pencil drawn pastoral scene heightened and accented with a bit of white chalk; signed in pencil at right side rocca Secca (?) and dated Mar. 24 1893; tipped to a slightly larger paper; image 2 1/2" x 5" approximate; well-executed and interesting; very good condition, very suitable for framing.. Signed by Illustrator. Very Good. Illus. by Rocca Secca.
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$100.00
Sashiko Blue and White Quilt Art of Japan

Sashiko Blue and White Quilt Art of Japan

by Mende, Kazuko & Reiko Morishige

Tokyo Japan: Shufunotomo Co., Ltd., 1991. (120) pages; inscribed and signed by the author in the year of publication "April 1991 To Joe & Ester Reiko Morishige" and additionally laid-in card typed and hand-addressed to the same couple and signed by Reiko: "...It gives me great pleasure to send you my book just have published. I hope you will enjoy and find something of Japanese taste in it..."; illustrated in color with examples of this beautiful ancient Japanese handicraft,... Read more
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$125.00
Humour and the Popular Press

Humour and the Popular Press

by Cure Robert

Manchester, Great Britain: The Author, 1990. First Edition . Soft cover. Very Good+. A4. 1st edition. A4. 19 pages including numerous reproductions of newspaper cartoons, mainly political. This is a light-hearted review of humour in the British Press through the eyes of a Frenchman. It is signed and dedicated to local historian, Frank Heaton, on the contents page. Only a handful of these were produced. In original card covers with neat plastic binding strip. Very Good+ apart from some fading of the... Read more
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£5.00
The Chinese Drama, from the earliest times until to-day. A Panoramic Study of the Art in China, tracing its Origin and describing its Actors (in both Male and Female rôles): their Costumes and Make-up, Superstitions and Stage Slang: the accompanying Music and Musical Instruments: concluding with Synopses of Thirty Chinese Plays. With a Pien by Mei Lan-fang and a Foreword by H.A. Giles

The Chinese Drama, from the earliest times until to-day. A Panoramic Study of the Art in China, tracing its Origin and describing its Actors (in both Male and Female rôles): their Costumes and Make-up, Superstitions and Stage Slang: the accompanying Music and Musical Instruments: concluding with Synopses of Thirty Chinese Plays. With a Pien by Mei Lan-fang and a Foreword by H.A. Giles

by ARLINGTON L. C

Shanghai: Kelly and Walsh, 1930.. Limited edition, no. 77 of 750 copies signed by the author, 4to, xxxi, (i), 177, (11) pp. Coloured frontispiece and 115 plates, mostly in colour, patterned endpapers. Original cloth backed patterned boards, spine slightly dull, recently rebacked retaining the original backstrip.
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£600.00
A Treatise of Military Discipline;

A Treatise of Military Discipline;

by BLAND, Humphrey

London: Printed for John and Paul Knapton [et al], 1746.. Sixth edition, 8vo, (xxxii), 360 pp. 7 folding plates, armorial bookplate of Sir John Hynde Cotton to title verso with a descendant's bookplate to the rear paste down. Contemporary speckled calf, some light wear, recently rebacked retaining the original spine label. "...easily the most successful and widely used military drillbook to appear in English during the century" (ODNB), the work helped Bland's career, rising to... Read more
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£450.00
Bibliography of the Philippine Islands Printed and Manuscript

Bibliography of the Philippine Islands Printed and Manuscript

by Robertson James Alexander:

New York USA: Kraus Reprint Co, 1970. Reprint . Hardcover. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 1970 reprint of scarce 1908 original. 437 pages. 8vo. A massive amount of information - well indexed. The bibliography is preceded by a DescrIptive Account of the most important Archives and Collections containing Philippina. Near fine in attractive red cloth gilt binding. A very substantial book. WILL REQUIRE EXTRA POSTAGE OUTSIDE UK.
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£10.00
A COMPLEAT HISTORY OF DRUGGS, Written in French by Monsieur Pomet, Chief Druggist to the late French King Lewis XIV. To which is added What is further observable on the same Subject, From Mess. Lemery and Tournefort, Divided into Three Classes, Vegetable, Animal and Mineral; with their Use in Physick, Chymistry, Pharmacy, and several other Arts. etc

A COMPLEAT HISTORY OF DRUGGS, Written in French by Monsieur Pomet, Chief Druggist to the late French King Lewis XIV. To which is added What is further observable on the same Subject, From Mess. Lemery and Tournefort, Divided into Three Classes, Vegetable, Animal and Mineral; with their Use in Physick, Chymistry, Pharmacy, and several other Arts. etc

by POMET, PIERRE

London.: J and J Bonwicke, R Wilkin, S Birt, T Ward and E Wicksteed. , 1737. Small quarto 9 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches- bound in full period panel calf, spine professionally repaired. Title printed in red and black, (xxii), 419, (ix) pages. Two volumes in one but paginated through with book two starting at page 225. Illustrated with 86 engraved plates as issued. Pierre Pomet 1658-1699 a French druggist quickly established himself as a successful pharmacist. He became the chief druggist to Louis XIV and... Read more
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£1500.00
Das Pauxi-Helm Huhn (Pauxi Galeata) Galeated Curassow

Das Pauxi-Helm Huhn (Pauxi Galeata) Galeated Curassow

by (Bilder-Atlas Zur Wissenschaftlich-Popularen Naturgeschichte Der Vogel)

Wien: Leopold Jos. Fitzinger, 1864. Original color lithograph from this atlas of beautiful bird plates; approx. 11 ½" x 9" size; light wear to edges, little marginal soiling; very good condition.. Very Good.
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$20.00
Eleventh Annual Report of the Factory Inspector of the State of New York. Transmitted to the Legislature January 25, 1897

Eleventh Annual Report of the Factory Inspector of the State of New York. Transmitted to the Legislature January 25, 1897

by (State of New York)

Albany New York: Wynkoop Hallenbeck Crawford Co., 1897. 1282 pages; "...relating to the work of inspection and the enforcement of laws applying to all manufactories, bakeshops and mines which have been visited by the deputy inspectors...inspections aggregate 27,428..."; with much detailed information from each county of New York State, naming corporations, locations, with total number of persons employed, males, males under 18 years, under 16 years, Females, females under 21, under 16, males... Read more
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$125.00
Original Etching of Rue Du Contrat Social Piliers De La Rue De La Tonnelerie By A.P. Martial

Original Etching of Rue Du Contrat Social Piliers De La Rue De La Tonnelerie By A.P. Martial

by Martial, A. P. ( Adolphe Potemont)

Paris and London: Beillet, 1862. Image of a mid-nineteent century Paris corner street-scene, "Dufour Jeune M. de Meubles" on building, dance instructor sign & street sign on upper story, women vendors at front of arcade, ancient stonework, carriages in cobblestone street; beautifully accomplished etching by A.P. Martial (Adolphe Potemont, French artist and illustrator 1828-1883); image approx. 4 1/4" x 8", plus approx. 4-6" generous margins; dated and titled below the image... Read more
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$125.00
CÓRDOBA, CUNA DEL TOREO (ANTES Y DESPUÉS DEL CALIFATO).

CÓRDOBA, CUNA DEL TOREO (ANTES Y DESPUÉS DEL CALIFATO).

by CÓRDOBA. (José Luis)

Soft Cover. Good. Segunda Edición. Prólogo de R. Capdevilla. Epílogo de Alvaro de Domecq. Imprenta Provincial. Córdoba. 1948. De 21,5x15 cm. Com 175, [ii] págs. Brochado. Profusamente ilustrado no texto com desenhos e fotografias a preto e branco. Exemplar com defeitos na capas de brochura. I-99-D-27
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€40.00
LA ARQUEOLOGIA DE ZARAGOZA: ULTIMAS INVESTIGACIONES.

LA ARQUEOLOGIA DE ZARAGOZA: ULTIMAS INVESTIGACIONES.

Soft Cover. Good. Museo de Zaragoza, 10 de octubre - 30 de noviembre de 1982. Ministerio de Cultura. Dirección General de Bellas Artes, Archivos y Bibliotecas, Subdirecciones Generales de Arqueologia y Museos. EXCMO. Ayuntamento de Zaragoza. Delegación de Patrimonio Histórico-Artístico. 1982. De 21,5x16 cm. Com 118, [x] págs. Brochado. Profusamente ilustrado a preto e branco no texto com gráficos, gravuras mapas e esquemas e em extratexto com desdobrável contendo a planta geral das escavações... Read more
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€20.00
CONOCER CATALUNYA.

CONOCER CATALUNYA.

by PUIGJANER. (Josep-Maria)

Hard Cover. Good. Collecció Som I Serem, 3. Generalitat de Catalunya. Barcelona. 1991. De 31x24 cm. Com 369, [ii] págs. Encadernação do editor em tela azul, com ferros a ouro na pasta anterior e na lombada. Com sobrecapa de proteção. Folhas de guarda decordas com a partitura de Els Segadors. Ilustrado no texto com fotografias monocromáticas e a cores, com reproduções de documentos e mapas. Exemplar com falha de papel à cabeça da sobrecapa de proteção. I-105-I-19
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€30.00
Public Administration and Policy: Selected Essays

Public Administration and Policy: Selected Essays

by Woll, Peter

New York, New York, USA: Harper Torchbooks, 1966. 1st Edition . Soft cover. Good/No Jacket. 279 Pages.
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A$5.00
Occasional Sonnets

Occasional Sonnets

by Rice, Richard Henry

No Place Noted: Privately Printed, 1923. 27 pages; a memorial volume, '...in memory of Richard...' with poems dedicated to A.W.R., Mervyn Ap Rice, William J. Lloyd, others, also holiday verse; nicely printed on good French Arches chain-laid paper; title page printers' ornament; dedicatory inscription on endpaper and handwritten date on title page; cream-hued textured Italian paper overwraps with printed title on cover; light wear, some soiling to the binding, one page with discoloration; in... Read more
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$45.00
DO ENSINO DE BELAS ARTES EM PORTUGAL ATRAVÉS DOS SÉCULOS.

DO ENSINO DE BELAS ARTES EM PORTUGAL ATRAVÉS DOS SÉCULOS.

by MONTEZ. (Paulino)

Soft Cover. Good. [Por]... Professor e Director da Escola Superior de Belas Artes de Lisboa. O presente escrito foi publicado anteriormente no Boletim 2/1960. Escola Superior de Belas Artes. Lisboa. MCMLX. [1960]. De 26,5x19,5 cm. Com 30, [i] págs. Brochado. Exemplar com dedicatória de oferta na folha de guarda. I-54-B-189
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€30.00
POR AMOR DAS CIDADES.

POR AMOR DAS CIDADES.

by LE GOFF. (Jacques)

Soft Cover. Good. Conversas com Jean Lebrun. Editorial Teorema, Lda. Lisboa. 1999. De 21x16 cm. Com 159 págs. Brochado. Profusamente ilustrado. Impresso sobre papel couché. Tradução de Fernando Mateus. I-98-D-30
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€30.00
LA NAVAJA ESPAÑOLA ANTIQUA.

LA NAVAJA ESPAÑOLA ANTIQUA.

by PERAL FORTON. (Rafael Martinez del)

Hard Cover. Good. Patronato Menendez y Pelayo. Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas. Instituto de Estudios Sobre Armas Antiguas. Madrid. 1980. De 32x17 cm. Com 203 pags. Profusamente ilustrado no texto e em extra-texto com fotogravuras apresentando os vários de tipos de navalhas espanholas ao longo dos séculos e as suas marcas e punções de fabrico. Encadernação inteira de pele com ferros a ouro na lombada. I-32-E-25
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€90.00
1960 Color Folding System Map for United Air Lines

1960 Color Folding System Map for United Air Lines

by (United Air Lines)

Chicago: United Air Lines, 1960. Folding color map of the United States, half the U.S. on each side, with inset maps of Oahu and of the Hawaiian Islands system; with a key to map symbols, directions on emergency exits; about 20 3/4" x 30" size; slight wear; in very good condition, interesting American travel & transportation, aviation history ephemera from the mid-twentieth century.. Soft Cover. Very Good.
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$45.00