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Bryce's Thumb English Dictionary (Miniature)

Comprising: Besides the ordinary and newest words in the language, short explanations of a large number of scientific, philosophical, literary, and technical terms. 386 pp. 5,8x4,5 cm. David Bryce and Son, Glasgow, n.d. (1890-1900) --- Full leather, gilt…

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Dans le sillage d'Ulysse by Bérard, Victor

Album Odysséen. Photographies de Fred. Boissonnas. 1ère édition. 8 pp. + 265 héliogravures + 1 folding map h.t. 26,4x22,5 cm. Librairie Armand Colin, Paris, 1933. --- (...) Les photographies qui sont reproduites dans ce volume sont l'oeuvre de Fréd…

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The Southern Cook Book of Fine Old Recipes

322 Old Dixie Recipes. Compiled and Edited by Lillie S. Lustig, S. Claire Sondheim, Sarah Rensel. Decorations by H. Charles Kellum. 48 pp. 23,5x16 cm. Culinary Arts Press, 1939. --- Wooden covers, curved and painted. B&W illustrations. Unmarked. …

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Grèce / Terre aimée des Dieux by Puaux, René

1ère édition. 121 pp.+40 ills. h.t. 33,5x25,5 cm. Paris, 1932. Édition numérotée, N.296/400. --- Full leather (private binding). Spine in six compartments, gilt lettering to second and fourth. Light edgewear. Pages bright and clean. Very tight bindi…

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Lest we Forget that Noble and Immortal Nation... Greece

Compiled and Edited by Georgios J. Karamanos. 320 pp. 31x23 pp. Published by the Athenian Press, New York, 1943. The contents of this book are selected editorials, articles, letters, special features, correspondences, cartoons and photographs, dating fr…

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Picturesque America; or The Land We Live In

A Delineation by pen and pencil of the mountains, rivers, lakes, forests, water-falls, shores, cañons, valleys, cities, and other picturesque features of our country. With illustrations of steel and wood, by eminent American artists. Edited by William Cu…

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Un Homme et son Péché by Grignon, Claude-Henri

Roman. Edition définitive illustrée de neuf bois de Maurice Gaudreau. 251 pp. 21x15.5 cm. Les Editions du Vieux Chêne, Montréal, 1935. Edition numérotée, No. 82/500 sur vélin supérieur, portant la signature de l'auteur. En plus, dédicace de l'aut…

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The Aesop for Children

With pictures by Milo Winter. 112 pp. 31x25 cm. Rand McNally & Co., Chicago, 1928. --- Cloth-bound (publishers cloth), gilt lettering on spine. Wear to extremities. Pictorial front cover. Previous owners name written on first blank page. Illustrated endp…

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Athènes aux XVe, XVIe et XVIIe siècles (2 Tomes) by Laborde, Léon, comte de

D' après des documents inédits. Tome premier: xviii+276 pp. Tome second: 392 pp. 25,2x16,5 cm. Chez Jules Renouard et Cie, Libraires, Paris, 1854. Mixtes techniques d'illustration. Un des premiers livres illustrés par la photographie, contenant deux c…

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Zeppelin - Weltfahrten

Vom ersten Luftschiff 1899 bis zu den Fahrten des LZ127 "Graf Zeppelin" 1932. Dargestellt in einer Sammlung von 264 echten Bromsilber-Bildern und einem Metallfolie-Bild der Weltflug-Gedenkmünze. Bilderstelle Lohse, Dresden, 1933. --- Volume I. First edi…

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The Glory that was Greece by Stobart, J. C

A Survey of Hellenic Culture & Civilisation. xxv+289 pp.+91 illustrations, 2 photogravures and 1 plate in colour, h.t. 27x19 cm. Sidgwick & Jackson Ltd., London, 1911. Ex libris W. E. Stanley Merrett. …

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Le Parthénon by Collignon, Maxime

L'Histoire - L'Architecture et la Sculpture. 210 pp. + 22 planches h.t. (photographies de Frédéric Boissonnas). 28,5x22 cm. Librairie Hachette et Cie, Paris, 1914. Ex libris de Paul Lecène. --- Text in french. Three-quarter leather (private binding). …

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Bionis Smyrnaei, et Moschi Syracusani, quae supersunt

Notis Johannis Heskin, Ex Aede Christi. E Typographeo Clarendoniano, Oxonii, 1748. 21,3x13,5 cm. --- Latin and greek text. Leather binding. Hinges are very sensitive. Wear to the covers (see photo). Previous owner name written on first blank page and the…

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In Greece by Baud-Bovy, D. and Boissonnas, Fred

With a preface by Théophile Homolle. Translated from the French by Charles Frederic Hardy. First english language edition. 132 pp.+ 40 full-page photogravure plates with printed tissue guards and 86 illustrations in the text. 39x31 cm. Éditions d'Art Fr…

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The Bible in Miniature; Or, A Concise History of the Old and New Testaments (Miniature)

188 pp. 5,2x4,5 cm. With 9 full-page engravings in-text. Printed by H. Mozley, Gainsborough, 1815. --- Leather bound (modern binding). Gilt lettering on spine. Trace of tape on first engraving. A note written on the last two blank pages, before endpapers…

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