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Cairo: The American University in Cairo Press, 1988. Softcover. Octavo; VG-/Wraps; Light blue spine with dark blue text; Moderate shelf wear and age to covers, fading to cover text, rubbing, minor blemishes along surfaces, previous store price stickers on rear cover; Binding in tact; Inked underlines and margin marks along parts of text block; 328 pp. Rockville Non-Retail Listings.

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  • Edition: new edition
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Paris: Saugrain l'aine, 1723. new edition. Hardcover. set of two 10mos in dark brown leatherette with gold gilt on embossed spine; in good condition; boards show signs of heavy shelf wear from age, with general fraying, tears on spine, edges, and corners; loose gutters at center; wove paper faded; text clean; previous owner's name on second end page; pp. 719; contains engravings and folded plates (one stained and detached in vol. 1); tight print in FRENCH; shelved in Case # 4; please contact us for shipping costs. eb/nd. Rockville Non-Retail Listings.

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Tales From Gavagan's Bar

L.Sprague de Camp, Pratt, Fletcher

Philadelphia: Owlswick Press, 1978. [Expanded Edition]. Hardcover. Octavo; VG/VG-Hardcover; ; Red spine with white text; Heavy shelf wear and age to dust jacket, fraying along sides and edges,light chipping at sides, jacket now protected in mylar cover; Moderate wear and age to boards, light bumping at corners, rubbing along surfaces, blnding slightly cocked; Heavy foxing along text block exterior, text block clean; 310 pp. FP New Rockville Stock.

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Railway Adventure

L.T.C. Rolt [Foreword by John Betjeman], [Drawings by James Boswell]

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London: Constable and Company Ltd, 1953. Hardcover. Octavo; VG/G-Hardcover; Cream spine with blue text; Heavy shelf wear and age to dust jacket, two inch open tear to corners, chipping along edges and sides, closed two inch tear near spine head, rubbing along surfaces, foxing along flaps; Moderate wear to boards, fading and rubbing along edges, jacket protected in transparent cover; Binding cocked, previous owner's inscription, bookshop price label on front free end page, heavy age toned spotting along paste-downs, free-end pages,title and publisher pages; Heavy spotting along exterior text block and to side edges of all pages, otherwise text block clean; 175 pp; Shelved in the Annex, Aisle B. FP New Rockville Stock.

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New York, NY: Praeger Publishers, 1988. First Edition. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. pastel green clothbound HB with imprinted emerald green metallic title centered between author and publisher. cloth boards evenly shaded, with enlarged dark green metallic characters for left-justified title and author at bottom right. EX-LIBRIS, no DJ as issued. some stamps, surplus duplicate indicators show on right fep and copyright page and coding on dedication page. as is . gently skimmed and tightly bound, clear outer edges. 206 pp. ISBN # 0275926001. Shelved Rockville Bookstore.

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  • Edition: First
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands: L'Académie Françoise, 1757. First. The following applies to both volumes unless otherwise noted: Octavo; G/no-DJ; Light brown leather spines with raised bands, gold illustrations, a red label, and gold text; Boards strong, age-worn, generally clean, with shelfwear and edgewear, Vol. 1 - rubbing at tail corners and chipping at both ends of spine, white stain on back cover near spine as well as abrasion at tail corner, Vol. 2 - rubbing/chipping at corners, and chipping at both ends of spine, crack in spine towards tail end; Textblock darkened with age otherwise generally clean, musty odor, light way to page but no obvious signs of water damage, occasional faint stain in textblock, text smudging at page numbers, previous owner's bookplate affixed to front pastedown, front cover doesn't lay flat, all red edge coloring faded yet intact, ribbon placeholder affixed to headband, Vol. 1 - random individual numbers written in ink on front free-end paper and bac ... Read more

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  • Edition: First Edition
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New York: Longmans, 1943. First Edition. Octavo; VG/no-DJ hardcover; Cream spine with black text; Boards strong, minor rubbing to corners and surface scuffing, few small marks across boards; Textblock has stamp on front end paper, faint discoloration following title page, otherwise clean; 315pp. Shelved Rockville Bookstore.

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LAUGHING BOY

La Farge, Oliver (aut) and William Gregg (illust.)

  • Edition: Limited Edition
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Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: Franklin Library, 1977. Limited Edition. 8vo. VG+/ - no DJ. dark red, supple leatherbound volume with gilt-stamped titling separated by 4 raised ribs and decorative segments. ornately decorative pattern frames the thick leather panels. bright red silk moire lines the fep/ffep. tightly bound interior, clear and excellent with illustrations. unmarred gilt edges, all sides. 296 pp. Shelved Rockville Bookstore.

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  • Edition: [Reprint]
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London: Hakluyt Society, 2002. [Reprint]. Quarto; vg+/vg; dj, blue spine with darker blue text; HB, navy blue cloth spine with gilt lettering; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 139 pp.; illus., frontispiece and maps; else very good. Shelved Rockville Bookstore.

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FIFTY FABLES OF LA FONTAINE [SIGNED BY BLAKE]

La Fontaine, Jean de; Shapiro, Norman R [translator]; Bakewell, Sarah [introduction]; Blake, Quentin [illustrator]

  • Edition: Limited Edition, 556/1000
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London: Folio Society, 2013. Limited Edition, 556/1000. 4to., 204pp.; VG; bound in full green Indian goatskin leather, gilt lettering on spine and front board; top edge text block gilt; interior bright and clean; housed in original publishers VG brown slipcase with gilt decoration; limited to 1000 copies, of which this is 556, signed by Blake on limitation page; in excellent condition; shelved case 7. Shelved Dupont Bookstore.

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  • Edition: first edition
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Paris: Andre Cailleau, 1717. first edition. Narrow duodecimo in original dark brown leather boards; VG/G; six-band embossed spine rebound in dark brown leatherette with burgundy frame and gold letters and gilt; original boards with shelf wear around edges and tiny indentations; binding strong due to rebound spine; boards' interiors soiled; ex-libris stamps and inscriptions on title page; paper faded and slightly foxed; text clean and very readable with occasional smaller print; edges very dusty; few full page engravings; one folded map of Mont Carmel and Caifa; contains a description of Arabia, Mecca, Sanaa, Oman and Bahrain; this journey was commissioned by King Louis XIV for Monsignor Rouille, Finance Minister; in FRENCH; app. 350 pages; shelved in Case # 10. Shelved Dupont Bookstore.

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  • Edition: First Edition
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New York and London: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1916. First Edition. 12mo., vii, 186pp., 6pp ads; VG-; spine green cloth with faded gilt lettering; small stains to front board; rear board fore edge has some paper remnants attached; small waterstain on middle of fore edge from pages 117-end, water reaches text on page 147; no writing or underlining; presumed first printing, as copyright page has no further printings listed; Motte began her nursing career as a tuberculosis nurse in Baltimore and then served as an army nurse in Europe during World War I. The Backwash of War is based on the diary she kept during that time. Due to its graphic depictions and presumed unpatriotic attitude, it was suppressed in the United States, and not republished until 1934, although there was a British edition in 1919; shelved case 10. Shelved Dupont Bookstore.

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Alice in Orchestralia [inscribed]

La Prade, Ernest; Snell, Carroll C. [illustrated by]

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Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc, 1932. Hardcover. 10mo; pp 171; G/no-DJ; sunned brownish spine with black text; cloth shows rubbed corners; slight soiling to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; frontispiece; illustrated; interior lightly toned; light paperclip offset to title page; good condition; inscribed by author to ffep. FP New Rockville Stock.

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NAVIRES ET MARINS DE LA RAME A L'HELICE. 2 VOLUMES

La Roerie G. et Commandant Vivielle, J.

  • Edition: first
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Paris: Duchartre, 1930. first. large quarto rebound in fine brown leatherette with moire; VG; embossed spine with burgundt sticker and gold letters; original illustrated cover faded; glossy paper faded and clean; numerous black and white illustrations throughout; app. 300 pages each volume; contain history from Antiquity to 1930s including some exotic boats worldwide; these volumes are in FRENCH; shelved in room 12. Rockville Non-Retail Listings.

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WO DIE ALPEN AM HOCHSTEN SIND: MONTBLANC, WALLIS, AOSTATAL

Labande, Francois, text; Balcam, Jeremy; and Ferrer. Michel, photos; with Parzich, Ute, trans

Ostfildern: Fink, Kummerly and Frey, 1994. German edition. Quarto; vg+/vg; dj, color sunset lights on alpine peaks with white text; HB, blue spine and boards with no text; endpaper, color contour maps; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block clean; 168 pp.; color photos and plates; else very good; ---TEXT IN GERMAN. Shelved Rockville Bookstore.

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  • Edition: First hardcover edition
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Gardiner: Tilsbury House, 2007. First hardcover edition. Hardcover. Oblong quarto. VG/VG DJ. Green spine with navy blue title/text; boards are strong and clean; binding is strong; textblock has some underlining and pen marks off to the side on multiple pages (does not affect visibility of the text). Pp. 216. Full-priced Rockville.

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AMERICA AND THE SEA : A MARITIME HISTORY

Labaree, Benjamin W., Fowler, Jr., William M., Hattendorf, John B., Safford, Jeffrey J., Sloan, Edward W., and Andrew W. German

  • Edition: First Edition, Second Printing; Hong Kong printing
  • ISBN: 0913372811 / 9780913372814
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Mystic, CT: Mystic Seaport Museum, Inc, 1998. First Edition, Second Printing; Hong Kong printing. super Qto. VG+/VG. largely pictorial, in shades of blue, a seascape, nautical illustration with DJ spine and panel titling in tall black capitals, b/w publisher logo indented from tail. superficial impressions, fine lines mainly upon jacket rear and a tiny cut to upper spine. HB is navy cloth with stamped silver uppercase titling, and full blind-stamped, partial seal of US seal fills front board. richly illustrated with 71 color images, 289 archival photographs and drawings in black/white and with 10 full-color maps. clear and excellent textblock with each sheet thinly black bordered. a touch of abrasion, slightly whitish to thick navy board bottom edges. 686 pp. ISBN # 0913372811. Shelved Rockville Bookstore.

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Campaign in Russia

Labaume, Eugene

  • Edition: Second Edition
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London: Sheldon and Goodrich, 1816. Second Edition. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; spine brown w/maroon label and gold text, moderate wear for the age, fading, cracking and fraying, creases, boards firm, some fraying and fading on the outside cover, foxing inside w/word written by by previous owner on inside front, slight chipping at corners otherwise good; binding has slight separation from hinges, otherwise quite well intact; pages has fading and foxing throughout due to age, prev owner signed free front page, foldout map that was taped quite some time ago for preservation, and another insert missing portion of top of page; creases and folding attributed with age, otherwise in good condition. 356pp. Shelved Rockville Bookstore.

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  • Edition: Second edition
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Paris: Mathurin Henault et Iean Henault, 1647. Second edition. 12mo; [22], 350, [10] pp. Contemporary vellum. Very Good; some soiling and wrinkling to vellum; endpapers somewhat foxed and dog-eared; previous owner's inscription on front endpaper; small tideline on first few pages; interior generally clean; binding tight. Text in French. SHELVED BEHIND ROCKVILLE FRONT DESK. Shelved Rockville Bookstore.

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AT THE EDGE OF THE WORLD

Laboile, Alain

Berlin: Kehrer Verlag, 2015. First Edition. Quarto, 111 pages; VG; spine beige buckram with white lettering; black and white photograph on front cover; interior clean; A French sculptor and photographer, Laboile attempts to capture the natural and uninhibited lifestyle of his family.; shelved case 11. Shelved Dupont Bookstore.

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