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A Farming Century The Darent Valley 1892-1992, Alexander, William
1 A Farming Century The Darent Valley 1892-1992
Alexander, William
187094853X / 9781870948531
Quiller Press 1991, First Printing. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 176 page. NEAR FINE book, crisp & bright with minor bump at base of spine. SIGNED by the author. NEAR FINE jacket, trace of rubbing on edges. Story of the Alexander dynasty and the community of Scottish farmers in the Darent Valley of Southeast England. Packaged with care and shipped in a box.; Packaged with care. 18401 
Price: 18.00 USD
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A History of Sweden, Andersson, Ingvar; Carolyn Hannay and Alan Blair (translators)
2 A History of Sweden
Andersson, Ingvar; Carolyn Hannay and Alan Blair (translators)

Natur och Kultur 1970, Second Edition. Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket; Hardcover; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 471 pp, bound in light blue cloth. Bright, clean cover; firm binding, sharp corners. Trace of shelf wear on edges. Interior clean; gift notation to previous owner written on front endaper. Jacket has shallow chipping & short tears at spine ends. 29808 
Price: 18.00 USD
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3 Island Camera The Isles of Scilly in the Photography of the Gibson Family
Arlott, John; in collaboration with Rex Cowan & Frank Gibson
0715383914 / 9780715383919
David & Charles Publishers 1983, Second Edition. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 112 pages; 150 black & white photographs. Firmly bound, clean cover; mild rubbing on edges. Interior crisp; no names or markings. Jacket lightly rubbed on top edge. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. Please note, we also have in stock a copy of The Isles of Scilly: Their Story, Their Folk & Their Flowers. ; T; Packaged with care. 24143 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Lennoxville, Volume 1. [Quebec, Canada], Atto, Kathleen H.; and Committee
4 Lennoxville, Volume 1. [Quebec, Canada]
Atto, Kathleen H.; and Committee

Lennoxville-Ascot Historical and Museum Society 1975, Very Good; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 192 pages, wraps. Illustrated with black & white photos. Spine & edges of cover quite tanned. Interior clean; previous owner's notation at top of title page. 24002 
Price: 22.50 USD
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Witchcraft in the Thames Valley;  Traditional Witchcraft Tales of the Thames Valley, Barham, Tony
5 Witchcraft in the Thames Valley; Traditional Witchcraft Tales of the Thames Valley
Barham, Tony
090287537X / 9780902875371
Spurbooks 1973, Very Good+; Softcover; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 64 pages. Light rubbing on edges of cover; light smudging on back cover. Tightly bound. Interior crisp, clean, unmarked. Witchcraft in Thames Valley England. 26310 
Price: 22.50 USD
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The Rastafarians Sounds of Cultural Dissonance, Barrett, Leonard E.
6 The Rastafarians Sounds of Cultural Dissonance
Barrett, Leonard E.

Beacon Press 1977, First Edition. Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Bound in green cloth. Bright clean cover, sharp corners, firm binding. Interior clean, no names or markings. Jacket has minute tears at head of spine; short scratch. Price intact on jacket flap. Jacket drawing by Ras David Heartman. ISBN 0807011142. Packaged with care and shipped in a box.; Packaged with care. 26539 
Price: 17.42 USD
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Man and Boy in a Norfolk Village, Benton, E. O.
7 Man and Boy in a Norfolk Village
Benton, E. O.

Roy Benton 1981, Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Norwich, England; 168 pages. Illustrated. Trace of shelf wear on cover. Interior crisp, unmarked. Jacket with 2 short tears & rubbing on edges; back panel scratched. Anecdotal history of Hevingham Norfolk England. Packaged with care and shipped in a box.; Packaged with care. 16837 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Wigan;  A Historical Souvenir, Blakeman, Bob
8 Wigan; A Historical Souvenir
Blakeman, Bob
0750914750 / 9780750914758
Sutton Publishing Ltd 1996, First Edition. Fine in Very Good dust jacket; Hardcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Crisp, price-clipped jacket with some scratches on back panel. History of Wigan, Greater Manchester, England, an industrial town on the River Douglas. 29600 
Price: 27.00 USD
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Burke and the Fall of Language  The French Revolution as Linguistic Event, Blakemore, Steven
9 Burke and the Fall of Language The French Revolution as Linguistic Event
Blakemore, Steven
0874514525 / 9780874514520
University Press of New England 1989, First Printing. Fine in Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 115 pages, bound in red cloth. Crisp, clean, tight, unmarked. As new and unread. In crisp jacket with light shelf rubbing on back panel. 29192 
Price: 14.40 USD
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Entre la Espada y la Pluma;  El Inca Garcilaso de la Vega y sus Comentarios reales, Chang-Rodríguez, Raquel
10 Entre la Espada y la Pluma; El Inca Garcilaso de la Vega y sus Comentarios reales
Chang-Rodríguez, Raquel

Fondo Editorial de la Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú 2010, First Paperback Edition. Fine; Softcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 242 pages, bound in pictorial wraps. Crisp, clean, tight. Spanish text. "Este libro realza, desde perspectivas muy variadas, las singularidades de la cro´nica "Comentarios Reales" del Inca Garcilaso de la Vega. La coleccio´n incluye el clasico ensayo de Mario Vargas Llosa sobre el luminar cuzqueno y los trabajos presentados por sobresalientes especialistas. Se le ha anadido a esta compilacion la conversacion sobre la obra maestra del Inca Garcilaso entre Mario Vargas Llosa y Raquel Chang-Rodriguez." (from worldcat). 29051 
Price: 31.50 USD
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Van Bibber and Others; Our English Cousins; About Paris; Three Gringos in Venezuela and Central America; A Year from a Reporter's Note-Book, Davis, Richard Harding
11 Van Bibber and Others; Our English Cousins; About Paris; Three Gringos in Venezuela and Central America; A Year from a Reporter's Note-Book
Davis, Richard Harding

Harper & Brothers 1903, Reprint. Very Good+; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 5 volumes of a series published in 1898 by Harper & Brothers. (Thus far unable to find a bibliography listing the actual title of this set which includes many of his non-fiction books; the number of volumes and their individual titles in this series; not in BAL). Titles originally published from 1892-1897 and reprinted in a set in 1898. All 5 volumes handsomely bound in green cloth with orange title blocks and gilt lettering & design on spines; top edges yellow. All volumes nicely illustrated in black & white except for Van Bibber and Others (the only fiction title). Gilt on spine bright & intact. Bindings very tight, most corners sharp. Covers are lightly rubbed/scuffed & slightly discolored near edges of boards and edges of spine. Interiors very clean & remarkably bright but for light toning on endpapers; no names or markings. Top edge of text block lightly dust soiled. Harding was a noted travel journalist and later a war correspondent during the Spanish War and the Spanish-American War in Cuba, the Greco-Turkish War, the Boer War, and the beginnings of World War I. Packaged with care and shipped in a box.; [The Works of Richard Harding Davis] Series 26077 
Price: 45.00 USD
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El Tapaboca (Puerto Rico, 1812). Edicion y estudio por Jose Amor y Vazquez., de Goda, Andres Level; Jose Amor y Vazque
12 El Tapaboca (Puerto Rico, 1812). Edicion y estudio por Jose Amor y Vazquez.
de Goda, Andres Level; Jose Amor y Vazque

Biblioteca John Carter Brown; Academia Nacional de la Historia 2000, Limited Edition. Fine; Hardcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Numbered copy 390 of 800 in this edition presented with compliments of the John Carter Brown Librarian. 135 pages, black quarter cloth with brown cloth boards. Illustrated with map, portrait. Crisp, clean, tight and unmarked. About Fine. No dust jacket or slipcase (if distributed with either).Exploration of Venezuelan coast near Trinidad and Tobago. 29069 
Price: 40.50 USD
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Gli Italiani in Africa Orientale, Volume I  Dall'Unita alla Marcia su Roma, Del Boca, Angelo
13 Gli Italiani in Africa Orientale, Volume I Dall'Unita alla Marcia su Roma
Del Boca, Angelo

Editori Laterza 1976, -. Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Volume I only. 990 pages, bound in full gray cloth. Clean bright cover, modest signs of wear. Firm binding, sharp corners. Pages & edges of text block lightly tanned. Previous owner's stamp on front endpaper; 'Firenze '77' written in ink. Otherwise unmarked. In jacket with light tanning; two tiny chips, 1/2" tear, minor soil. Volume I of this 4 volume history consists of three parts: Il colonialismo delle origini; Gli anni delle conquiste; and La disfatta di Adua. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. 25708 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Travels in Arabia Deserta, Doughty, Charles Montagu; T. E. Lawrence (introd)
14 Travels in Arabia Deserta
Doughty, Charles Montagu; T. E. Lawrence (introd)

Random House 1937, Very Good; Hardcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; VOLUME ONE ONLY of the two volume New and Definitive Edition, (1936) 1937. Introduction by T.E. Lawrence. 674 pages, bound in tan cloth , blue title block with gilt stamped lettering; blue top-stain. Page edges uncut. Frontis portrait; fold-out of Nabatean Monumental Insciptions, seven additional plates. Plus large fold-out color map entitled "A Sketch Map Itinerarium of Part of Northwestern Arabia and Negb" (Travels of Charles Doughty 1875-78). Binding very firm, corner tips still sharp. Light soil on cover. Pages clean, bright, free of names or markings. Beautiful map, bright, crisp, clean and full intact. A presentable copy with a crisp well-preserved color map. 29231 
Price: 40.50 USD
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Lord Hastings' Indentured Retainers, 1461-83  Lawfulness of Livery and Retaining Under the Yorkists and Tudors, Duinham,  William H., Jr.
15 Lord Hastings' Indentured Retainers, 1461-83 Lawfulness of Livery and Retaining Under the Yorkists and Tudors
Duinham, William H., Jr.

Archon Books 1970, Reprint. Good+ in Very Good dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 175 pages, bound in navy cloth. GOOD to VERY GOOD book. Mild shelf rubbing at base of spine. Clean interior with ink underlining on several pages. Jacket quite tanned; light rubbing & short tears on top edge. Original price intact on flap. Packaged with care and shipped in a box.; Packaged with care. 24194 
Price: 31.50 USD
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