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The Story of De Beers With Some Notes on the Company's Financial, Farming, Railway and Industrial...
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The Story of De Beers With Some Notes on the Company's Financial, Farming, Railway and Industrial Activities in Africa, and Some Introductory Chapters on the River Diggings and Early Kimberley

by Chilvers, Hedley A.

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London: Cassell and Company, [1939]. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 4to. xviii, 344 pp. Bound in brown cloth stamped in gilt, in cream dust jacket printed in orange and black. Illustrated with photogravure frontispiece, one color plate and 68 photogravure plates. Blank presentation bookplate of the Directors of De Beers Consolidated Mines to front free endpaper. Very Good, minor fading and rubbing to extremities of binding, damp staining to back free endpaper otherwise internally clean and sound, in Good dust jacket with water staining to several places, chipping and wear to head and tail of spine and extremities, overall age-toning.
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Portuguese Plain Architecture
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Portuguese Plain Architecture: Between Spices and Diamonds, 1521-1706

by Kubler, George

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Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 1972. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. 4to. xvi, 316, [2] pp. Bound in full lime green cloth, title stamped in gilt on red on spine. Black and white frontispiece photograph, black and white photographs and illustrations throughout. Very Good, spine very slightly cocked, light foxing to spine, top edges of boards, heavier foxing on top edge of text block, not affecting interior which remains clean, photographs and illustrations sharp, in Very Good dust jacket with 1/2" tear on front cover near tail of spine, wear to top edge.
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Esther Barugel
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Esther Barugel: Testimonios

by Barugel Esther ; Rubió, Nicolás

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[Buenos Aires]: [La Toldería], [2002]. Hardcover. Very Good +. Small 4to. Unpaged. Bound in illustrated boards. No dust jacket. Text in Spanish. Inscribed on title page by Barugel's husband, artist Nicolás Rubió: "Los recordaré siempre Tengo/buena memoria/N. Rubió" Very Good+, light scuffing to covers, otherwise bright and clean.
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Les Serres Royales de Laeken
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Les Serres Royales de Laeken

by Goedleven, Edgard

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Inbel, Bruxelles: Ducolot, 1989. Second printing. Hardcover. Very Good +/very good. Folio. 276 pp. Bound in full green cloth, stamped in gilt on cover and spine, in Illustrated dust jacket. Profusely illustrated, chiefly color, including frontispiece and several fold outs. Text in French. Includes bibliography. Near Fine, bright, clean copy, in Very Good+ dust jacket with wear and rubbing to extremities, overall scuffing.
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Pablo O'Higgins
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Pablo O'Higgins

by Poniatowska, Elena; Bosques, Gilberto

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Mexico, D. F.: Fondo Editorial De La Plastica Mexicana, Banco Nacional De Comercio Exterior, 1984. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. O'Higgins, Pablo. Folio. 166, [2] pp. Bound in full yellow cloth, stamped in terra cotta on cover and spine, blind stamp decoration on rear cover. Text in Spanish. Includes chronology and bibliography. Born Paul Higgins Stevenson in Salt Lake City Utah in 1904, O'Higgins immigrated to Mexico in 1924 where he studied under Diego Rivera for several years. In 1937, he and fellow artists Leopoldo Méndez and Luis Arenal founded the artist's print collective Taller de Gráfica Popular. Very Good, internally clean, rear hinge shaken and worn, bumping to extremities, in Very Good dust jacket with 1" tear to head of spine, wear and chipping to spine and extremities, some fading.
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Tatar milli kieme / Tatar costume  
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Tatar milli kieme / Tatar costume  : from the collection of the Tatarstan Republic's State Museum

by Zavyalova, M(argarita) K(onstantinovna)

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Kazan: Zaman, 1996. Hardcover. Fine/fine. Small 4to. 252, [4] pp. Bound in glossy illustrated boards, brown ribbon bookmark, in matching dust jacket. Text in Tatar with translations in Russian and English. Profusely illustrated, chiefly in color. Includes bibliography. Chapters include The Bulgar Costume of the 8th-18th Centuries ; The Costume of the Early and Mid-19th Centuries ; The Costume of Townspeople in the Second Half of the 19th Century ; The Rural Clothing at the Turn of the 19th and 20th Centuries ; Children's Clothes ; National Dress of 19th-20th Centuries ; Costumes of the Ethnic and Territorial Groups of Tatars in the Second Half of the 19th Century. Fine, bright, clean copy in Fine dust jacket.
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Carnaval en Huejotzingo
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Carnaval en Huejotzingo

by Fernández Ledesma, Gabriel; Tibol, Raquel

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First edition
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Mexico City: Editorial Offset, 1986. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good +/very good. Folio. 52 pp., followed by 80 illustrations, some full-color, some two-page. Bound in black boards stamped in silver on cover and spine, in illustrated dust jacket. Preface by Luis Cardoza y Aragón, Essays by Raquel Tibol and Gabriel Fernández Ledesma. Ledesma began preparing this work in 1971, but it was not published until 1986- three years after his death. The illustrations depict performers in the three-day festival that precedes Ash Wednesday. Very Good+, 1/2" patch of surface damage to front free endpaper (white mark on dark pink paper), otherwise internally clean and sound, bumping and rubbing to extremities of binding, in Very Good dust jacket, short tears to head and tail of spine, wear to extremities, overall rubbing and dulling.
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Santa Maria Tonantzintla
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Santa Maria Tonantzintla: Un pueblo, un templo

by García, Antonio Rubial

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Used - Near Fine
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Reprint
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Hardcover
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Mexico City: Universidad Iberoamericana, 1991. Reprint. Hardcover. Near Fine/good. 4to. 124 pp. Bound in blue boards stamped in gilt on cover and spine, in illustrated dust jacket. Profusely illustrated in full color, including photographs by Ángela Arziniaga and Everardo Rivera. Text in Spanish. Includes bibliography. Near Fine, bright, clean copy in Good dust jacket, two 1" tears with creasing to lower edge, two 1" tears with creasing to upper edge, overall scuffing and some scarring.
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Ailey Ascending
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Ailey Ascending: A Portrait in Motion

by Eccles, Andrew ; Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

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San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2008. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good +/very good. Eccles, Andrew. 4to. 144 pp. Bound in gold boards printed in black and white, in illustrated dust jacket. Photographs by Andrew Eccles, Preface by Judith Jamison and Foreword by Anna Deavere Smith, Introduction by Khephra Burns and Susan Taylor. Signed by Eccles in gold ink. Very Good+, edges and corners or binding show some bumping and rubbing, internally clean and bright, hinges sound, in Very Good dust jacket with wear and creasing to extremities and overall scuffing particularly to rear cover. A lovely copy of a beautifully presented work.
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Soviet Textiles of the 1920s and 1930s
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Soviet Textiles of the 1920s and 1930s

by Yasinskaya, I. M.

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Leningrad: Khudozhnik RSFSR, 1977. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Small 4to. 278, [2] pp. Bound in full red cloth, stamped in gilt and black on front cover and spine. Full-color plates of textiles from the collection of the Russian Museum in Leningrad. Text in Russian, English, German and French. Samples from textile mills in Ivanovo, Moscow, Leningrad, Schlüsselburg and more, with designs by Preobrazhenskaya, Burylin, Nazarevskaya, Griun, Lotonina and others. Very Good, minor age-toning to pages, otherwise clean and tight, binding shows wear and rubbing to extremities as well as to rear cover, fading to extremities and water stain to tail of spine, in Very Good dust jacket water stain to tail of spine, chipping, wear and fading to extremities, 1" tear to bottom edge of front cover, note in blue ink to rear flap.
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Dr. Atl : Pinturas y Dibujos
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Dr. Atl : Pinturas y Dibujos

by Atl, Dr. (Gerardo Murillo Cornado)

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México: Fondo Editorial de las Plástica Mexicana, 1974. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/near fine. Folio. 138 pp. Bound in full gray cloth, stamped in brown on cover and spine, in illustrated dust jacket. Illustrations, chiefly color, including one gatefold. Text in Spanish. Foreword by Carlos Pellicer. This is the third volume in the series "Maestros Mexicanos de la Pintura", the first and second volumes focused on José María Velasco and Joaquín Clausell. Near Fine, tight, clean copy, some minor shelf wear to extremities, in Near Fine dust jacket with overall age-toning and minor wear to extremities. Please note this book is 17 1/2" x 14 1/2".
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The Wonderful Fashion Doll
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The Wonderful Fashion Doll

by Bannon, Laura

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New York, NY: Houghton Mifflin Company, [1953]. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good+/very good +. Bannon, Laura. 8vo. 88 pp. Bound in green cloth stamped in yellow on cover and spine, in pink illustrated dust jacket. Illustrated by the author in full color and black and white. Very Good+, pages clean, illustrations bright, boards bright with very slight bowing, in Very Good- dust jacket with heavy rubbing to spine and fore edges, two small holes to rear cover near spine, light soiling to front cover, overall age-toning. Beautiful, sharp copy.
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I Married Adventure
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I Married Adventure

by Johnson, Osa

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New York, NY: J. B. Lippincott, [1940]. First edition. Hard Cover. Very Good +. 8vo. 376 p. Bound in brown and cream zebra-patterned cloth, 'Adventure' in italics on front cover and spine, deckle edge, top-edge stained red. No other printings stated on copyright page. Lacking dust jacket. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Very Good+, bright and clean, hinges strong and solid, very light rubbing to extremities and very faint age-toning to spine. Sharp copy.
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The Lazy Beaver
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The Lazy Beaver

by Gallo, Giovanni

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New York: Philomel Books, [1983]. Hardcover. Near Fine/fine. Samsa, Ermanno. Oblong 8vo. [32] pp. Bound in bright blue boards, blind decoration to front cover, title in gold on spine, in illustrated dust jacket. Full-color illustrations by Ermanno Samsa. Text is in English only. Translated from the Italian by Jane Fior. Near Fine, minor bumping and rubbing to extremities, in Fine dust jacket with minor shelf wear.
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Almost Grown
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Almost Grown

by Szabo, Joseph

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New York: Harmony Books, [1978]. Hardcover. Good/poor. 4to. [126] pp. Bound in brown boards, title stamped in pink on front cover and spine, in brown dust jacket printed in pink, black and white photograph on front cover. Photographs by Joseph Szabo with poetry by teens collected by Alan Ziegler from his poetry workshops. Foreword by Cornell Capa. Good, previous owner's full page inscription to front free endpaper, otherwise internally clean and tight, 2" water stain across top edge of front cover, some staining across bottom edge of rear cover, light rubbing to head and tail of spine and corners, in Poor price-clipped dust jacket, several 1" tears, chips missing at bottom edge of front cover, edges of verso heavily abraded especially at top edge of front cover. In protective mylar.
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