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The Texas Rangers:Notes from an Architectural Underground. by Alexander Caragonne

Cambridge Massachusetts: The MIT, 1995. First Edition.. Hardcover. very good Plus. Copyright date 1995, first edition, first printing. Introduction by Charles W. Moore. . Large-format volume, measuring approximately 8.5" x 10.5", is bound in blue cloth...

From mclinhavenbooks

$465.00


Jaridat al Ahram, Tarikh Misr fi khamsin wa sab'ina sana (al- Ahram news paper, history of Egypt in 75 years), dedication copy to Ahmad Naguib al- Hilaly Pasha, the last Egyptian prime minister during the royal dynasty (prime minister of the 18 hours) by Dr. Ibrahim 'Abduh

Cairo: al- Ma'arif press, 1951 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Inscribed by the author to Ahmad Naguib al- Hilali Pasha and dated 1- June 1951. 552 p. Arabic text including many full page photograph...

From Archive

$4,000.00


A List of Various Editions of the Bible, and Parts thereof, in English. From the Year 1526 to 1776. by [Ducarel, Andrew Coltee; Joseph Ames, et al]

London: No imprint, 1778.. Tall 8vo. [2] 73 pp. [1] pp. Printed rectos only. Original marbled wrappers. This is the second, greatly enlarged edition by Ducarel after the original 1777 list printed by William Bowyer and compiled by Joseph Ames. This book w...

From Thomas Dorn ABAA

$6,000.00


THE LIBRARY OF EDWARD GIBBON A CATALOGUE OF HIS BOOKS by [Gibbon, Edward]: Keynes, Geoffrey [compiler]

London: Jonathan Cape, 1940. 288pp. Large octavo. Gilt polished black buckram, untrimmed. Portrait. Plates. Slight tanning to edges and endsheets, but a near fine copy, in good, somewhat darkened and soiled dust jacket. First edition, the uncommon first ...

From William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB

$150.00


CATALOGE OF THE COLLECTION OF H. H. THE LATE PRINCE IBRAHIM HILMY: EUROPEAN AND EASTERN SECTIONS by EGYPTIAN UNIVERSITY LIBRARY

Cairo: Paul Barbey, 1936 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. ESTERN (ARABIC, TURKISH, PERSIAN) AND EUROPEAN SECTIONS, 181 , 267 PP, FRONT COVER STAINED. INSIDE V G. ABOUT BOOKS PRESERVED IN THE EGYPTIAN UNIVERSITY LIBRARY, IBRAHIM HIL...

From Archive

$500.00


A Bibliographical Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in France and Germany; Second Edition ( Three Volumes ) by Dibdin, Thomas Frognall

London: Robert Jennings & John Major, 1829. Printed by William Nicol, at the Shakespeare Press. Finely bound in late 19th century full polished calf, backs ornately tooled in gilt with red morocco title labels and black morocco volume labels with gi...

From Dale Steffey Books

$700.00


SLIGHTLY FOXED - BUT STILL DESIRABLE. Ronald Searle's wicked world of book collecting by SEARLE. RONALD

Souvenir Press. London. 1989. SIGNED, LIMITED FIRST EDITION. 4to. (12.1 x 8.8 inches). One of only 150 copies, numbered and signed by Searle. Fully illustrated throughout with sixty full page colour plates by Searle, each with a humorous book related tit...

From Paul Foster Books

£600.00


Printing of To-Day; An Illustrated Survey of Post-war Typography in Europe and the United States by Simon, Oliver; Rodenberg, Julius ; Introduction By Aldous Huxley

London and New York: Peter Davies Ltd./ Harper and Bros., 1928. n the original cream boards patterned in blue, cream cloth spine lettered in gilt with blue lines, tipped-in errata slip. Printed at the Curwen Press. Near Fine, no jacket, cloth rubbed at co...

From Dale Steffey Books

$100.00


Printers' Ink Monthly, Complete Year 1927, Vol. XIV, No.s 1-6, January - June,, and Vol. XV, Nos. 1-6, July- December ( Two Volumes )

New York: Romer Publishing Company, Inc., 1926. Twelve ssues of this iconic trade magazine, bound in two volumes, black cloth, red leather labels with gilt lettering, Near Fine, light rubbing to cloth, magazines complete with covers are Fine. This is a he...

From Dale Steffey Books

$600.00


Editions & Impressions by Basbanes, Nicholas A

Numbered limited edition crafted  with green linen-finished cloth on spine with matching khaki cloth-covered boards and housed in matching slipcase. No jacket as issued. This copy is number 169 of 255 such copies, of which 250 were offered for sale. Sign...

From Squid Ink Books

$140.00


Wright Howes: The Final Edition (of USiana) : A descriptive bibliography of 11.622 uncommon books and pamphlets relating to the development of that section of the North American Continent now known as the United States of America by Hartley, William E., III, ed

Pine Mountain, Georgia: WHR Books. Bk: never used ; New with no dust jacket 1994. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Hand printed on the front free endpaper: Wright Howes personal copy 1018 N. State St. Chicabo, 10, Ill; 1 of 850 copies printed; ...

From Second Harvest Books

$100.00


Emma Watson: The Watsons Completed by Aiken, Joan

New York, NY, St. Martin's Press, 1996, hardcover, 221 pp, first U.S. edition stated, first printing by numberline, Signed by the author on the title page, Fine in Fine dustjacket. Straight, tight and clean with no wear or markings, Dustjacket uncli...

From West of Eden Books

$200.00


Chap-Books of the Eighteenth Century with Facsimiles, Notes, and Introduction by Ashton, John

London, Chatto & Windus, 1882. Hard Cover. xvi, 486, 32 pages, facsimile woodcuts throughout; 19.5 cm. "Although these Chap-books are very curious, and on many accounts interesting, no attempt has yet been made to place them before the public in a co...

From The Owl at the Bridge

$100.00


Wendell Minor by Minor, Wendell

"Wendell Minor: Art for the Written Word", with an introduction by David McCullough. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, [1995]. pp. 154. many colour illus. Hardcover, gray boards with quarter bound beige linen cloth (Corners square, book solid, some w...

From Bazaar of Books

CA$175.00


The Literary Year-Book 1897 by Aflalo, F. G

The Literary Year-Book (British) 1897 Edited by F. G. Aflalo. 300 pages including Alphabetical Index. Table of Contents Photographed Above.Some Titles from the Table of Contents:A Literary Causerie; Law and University Terms; Great Public Libraries; Th...

From SRG Antiquarian Books

$109.00


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