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Grundtræk af Husdyrenes Bygningslære samt Beslaglæren [roughly translates as:...
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Copenhagen: Gyldendalske, 1899. Later printing. Hardcover. Good. Grundtræk af Husdyrenes Bygningslære samt Beslaglæren [roughly translates as: Rudiments of Livestock Building Doctrine and Fittings Lessons], med 118 Afbildninger i Teksten [with 118 Illustrations in the text]. Copenhagen, Gyldendalske Publishing, 1899, Fjerde Oplag [Fourth Edition]. 8vo, marbled paper boards, brown leather spine with gilt lettering. Danish, 236 pp with detailed TOC. This appears to be a veterinary science book with many bw illustrations of horse anatomy. Later chapters include other livestock, then a section completely devoted to hooves. Page of po notes laid in. Good: marble paper peeling off bottom corner of front board, starting to peel at back; po signature in ink on ffep and pencil marks in text; foxing on endpapers and pages yellowing with minor foxing or staining near edges. No finds online in English sites. Found on Scandinavian antiquarian site (http://www.antikvariat.net/dk/EBE11445.cgi),… Read More
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$45.00
Missions-Bibliotheket (roughly translated: The Library Mission)
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Missions-Bibliotheket (roughly translated: The Library Mission): Fra Arunâchalam By (from Arunâchalam City)

by edited by Knud Lange

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  • good
  • Hardcover
  • first
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Used - Good
Binding
Hardcover
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Archdale, North Carolina
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$36.00

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Copenhagen: Danske Missionsselskab, 1917. Hardcover. Good. Missions-Bibliotheket (roughly translated: The Library Mission), Copenhagen, Danske Missionsselskab (Danish Mission Agency), 1917. Half black leather over textured black boards with gold lettering on spine, 12mo (19 cm), dark blue endpapers, marbled edges [iv] [1]-52,[1]-68, [1]-28, [1]-60 pp, Danish text, 1 bw portrait plate. Rare binding of 1917 publications: Fra Arunâchalam By (From Arunâchalam City), ed. by Knud Lange; Fra Persien og Missionen Blandt Perserne (from Persia and the mission among the Persians), by Frede Brondsted f. Stricker; Bâb: Lidt om Persiens Store Laegsel, by Agnes Clausen; Missionsbiskop Hans Paludan Smith Schreuder: Hans Liv og Virke (Mission Bishop Paludan Smith Schreuder: His Life and Work), by A. Olsen. G: spine and corners worn, light foxing on a few pages, vintage bookbinder's seal on front pastedown, pages crisp, no markings. Reduced
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$36.00
Some Considerations Relating to the Present State of the Christian Religion, Part III
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Some Considerations Relating to the Present State of the Christian Religion, Part III

by Arscott, Alexander

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  • good
  • Paperback
  • first
Condition
Used - Good
Edition
First printing
Binding
Paperback
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Archdale, North Carolina
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$150.00

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London: J. Sowle, 1734. First printing. Paperback. Good. Alexander Arscott; Some Considerations Relating to the Present State of the Christian Religion, Wherein, The Principal Evidence of the Christian Religion is farther Explain'd and Defended; In answer to the Objections made against It in a late Vindication of the Bishop of Lichfield and Coventry: With an Appendix, Containing Some Remarks on a Passage in the Second Volume of Bishop Burnet's History of his Own Times, Part III; London, Printed and Sold by the Assigns of J. Sowle, at the Bible in George-Yard, Lombard-street, 1734, First Printing. Disbound 12mo (18 cm), viii, 124 pp with ad, modern paper cover with endpaper attached to rear (or divider for several small books previously bound together). Printed by Tace Sowle Raylton during the 15 years she worked alone after her husband, Thomas Raylton, died. The company name referred to her late mother, Jane Sowle. The appendix discusses the late George Keith, who left the Quakers and became an… Read More
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$150.00
The Golden Ocean
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The Golden Ocean

by Patrick O'Brian

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  • Hardcover
  • first
Condition
Used - Very Good +
Edition
First American edition
Binding
Hardcover
Seller
Archdale, North Carolina
Item Price
$350.00

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New York: John Day, 1957. First American edition. Hardcover. Very Good +/very good. Patrick O'Brian, The Golden Ocean, New York, John Day, 1957, First American edition. Yellow cloth hc with blue or teal lettering on spine, plain endpapers, small 8vo (20 cm), [1-12] 13-316 pp including labeled drawing of HMS Centurion and "A CHART SHEWING The Track of the Centurion round the WORLD"; yellow paper dustjacket with ship illustration on front and ads on back. "The Golden Ocean is based on an actual voyage made by Captain Anson and the Centurion in 1740" told through the eyes Peter Palafox, a young Irish seaman. Very Good+/Very Good: spine lightly bumped and top of spine starting, light scuffs on top edges, no markings, pages crisp; DJ bumped and scuffed with small tears on top, edges faded, front flap lightly creased, unclipped with original 3.75 price. Printed in USA
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$350.00