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Poèmes Militants by Ahmed Sékou Touré, Ahmed Sekou Toure

Conakry, Guinee: Parti Démocratique de Guinée, 1969. Rare. Hardcover. Inscribed by the author. Black leatherette boards stamped in gold. 81 pages. Includes nine poems written after the 1964 first edition was published. No publisher or city listed, but t...

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$695.00


Madras: The Architectural Heritage (An INTACH Guide) by K. Kalpana, Frank Schiffer

Chennai, India: Indian National Trust For Art And Cultural Heritage, Tamil Nadu Chapter, 2003. Trade Paperback. First edition (stated). Slight bump at top of spine, otherwise pristine inside and out. Not from a library. Not remainder mark. Not clipped. 34...

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$142.00


Selected Works of Ba Jin, Vol 2: Garden of Repose, Bitter Cold Nights by Ba Jin; Pa Chin; Li Yaotang; Li Fei-Kan; Jock Hoe (trans); Sidney Shapiro (trans)

Beijing: Foreign Languages Press. 1988. Hardcover. First Edition (stated, actually First English-language Edition). Blue leatherette over boards with gold titles to spine and front board. Sewn binding. Sewn-in yellow silk place-marker. Fine book in a Fine...

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$100.88


A Primer of Chinese Acrobatics (Meet a Cultural China) by Qifeng Fu, Xining Li

Rare. Presentation copy issued by the PRC government to foreign institutions and VIPs. Boxed set includes hardcover book, CD-ROM for windows computers and a VHS tape. All are unused and suitable for gifting. Box shows minor shelfwear. Book cover shows man...

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$29.95


Nancy Drew Mystery Stories, books 44-47, matching set c. 1974 (The Clue in the Crossword Cipher, The Spider Sapphire Mystery, The Invisible Intruder, The Mysterious Mannequin) by Carolyn Keene; Harriet Stratemeyer Adams

New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1967-72. Hardcover. c.1974 printings. Yellow pictorial boards (NO yellow band to front covers). Blue-dyed top edges. Second style white multi-scene endpapers. Last pages and rear covers all list to The Mystery of the Glowing Ey...

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$100.00


Singing Wheels (The Alice and Jerry Books, Reading Foundation Series) by Mabel O'Donnell

Evanston, Illinois: Row, Peterson and Company, n.d. [c. 1940]. Hardcover. First Edition, unknown printing. Fourth-grade reader in the Alice and Jerry basal reader educational series. Near Fine. Prior owner's bookplate to front pastedown, otherwise interio...

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$199.00


Treasures of Lao Literature by Somsanouk Mixay

Vientiane, Lao PDR: Vientiane Times Publications, August 2000. RARE. Fine. Interior Pristine. Spine straight, tight, and uncreased. Cover rubbed, but clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. 60 pages. Seven immortal epic poems of Laos, da...

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$136.00


Peachtree Island by Mildred Lawrence

New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1948. Hardcover. First Edition. Likely first printing (no additional printings listed). Signed by author on half-title page. Very Good. No jacket. Prior owner's name and date on FFEP. Text block unmarked. Spine straight, but fad...

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$565.00


The Wizards of Armageddon by Fred M. Kaplan

New York: Simon & Schuster, 1983. Hardcover. First Edition / full number line. Quarter-bound in dark blue linen with light blue paper sides and silver titles to spine. Very Good book in a Very Good jacket. Unmarked. Spine straight and tights. Light foxing...

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$137.00


"Malungu, Ngoma vem!" África encoberta e descoberta no Brasil (Cadernos do Museu da Escravatura No.1) by Robert W. Slenes

Rare! Luanda, Angola: Ministério da Cultura. 1995. Staple-bound pamphlet. Fine. Pages and cover securely held by one clean staple. Interior is pristine. Cover is clean and crisp, showing only minor shelfwear. Many B&W photos/illustrations. 24 pages. Pub...

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$33.95


Day In and Day Out (The Alice and Jerry Books, Reading Foundation Series) by Mabel O'Donnell; Alice Carey

Evanston, Illinois: Row, Peterson and Company, n.d. [copyright 1936]. Hardcover. First Edition, no additional printings listed. First-grade reader in the Alice and Jerry basal reader educational series. Red cloth over boards with blue & yellow titles and ...

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$113.95


Mayombe by Pepetela; Artur Carlos Maurício Pestana dos Santos; Michael Wolfers (translator)

Angola: União dos Escritores Angolanos + Empresa Nacional de Prospecção, Exploração, Lapidação e Comercialização de Diamantes de Angola, c. 1982. Hardcover. Green cloth in boards. Very good book in a very good dust jacket. Minor shelfwear and dus...

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$279.00


The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night, Volumes I - IV (4 vols.) by Unknown; Powys Mathers (trans.); J.C. Mardrus (trans.)

New York: St. Martin's Press, 1972. Hardcover. Complete four volume set. Second printing, 1974. Blue cloth over boards, no jackets. Bindings strong. Light uniform toning to clean, unmarked pages. All covers show wear, scuffing, fading. Spines lightly fade...

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$111.00


Red Gold by Alan Furst

London: HarperCollins, April 1999. Hardcover. First UK Edition / full number line. Flat signed by author on title page. Very Good book in a Very Good jacket. Interior lightly tanned but unmarked other than autograph. Spine straight and tight. Several smal...

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$114.00


Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp, Illustrated by E. Mackinstry by Elizabeth Mackinstry

New York: Macmillan. Hardcover. September 1935. First Edition / no additional printings listed. Green cloth over boards with black lettering and lamp decoration to front cover. Yellow endpapers. Lavishly illustrated. Very Good book / no dust jacket. Bookp...

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$119.00


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