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Innocent Amusement; or, The Hieroglyphical Fortune-Teller, An Ingenious Frenchman
1 Innocent Amusement; or, The Hieroglyphical Fortune-Teller
An Ingenious Frenchman

Distributed by Grigg & Elliott 1832, -. Fair; Softcover; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 31 pages, green printed wraps, sewn binding. Printed in Philadelphia 'Expressly for the Purchaser, Who may obtain any number of copies at the Bookstore of Grigg & Elliott here, or from almost any Bookseller in any part of the United States.' The verso of the title page suggests the author in this manner: "Mr. Editor -- Five or six years ago, there was published in this city, a little work of considerable ingenuity, said to have been written by Napoleon Bonaparte. [Etc.]." On the back of the booklet is printed this Advertisement: : The Manuscript, of which this Book is a translation, was once in the possession of Bonaparte, and was found among his papers at St. Helena afer his death. He is said to have awarded the writer of it munificently for his ingenuity and to have frequently amused himself with it in his moments of relaxation." The purpose of the book is to provide a list of questions and a unique set of answers for every letter of the alphabet. Readers choose a question identified by its number, and then choose a hieroglyph, also identified by its number. These two numbers are followed on a graph, leading to a letter. Each letter has a page with numbered questions and using the number of the hieroglyph, the answer to the question is found. Voila! The cover of this 1832 booklet is tattered on the spine and is barely fastened to the binding. It is faded, worn, & stained, but quite legible. The internals show moderate foxing and some small stains; the print is bright & legible. The previous owner's name & city (Wilmington, DE) are written in ink at the top of the title page. There is also a library accession marking on the inside of the rear cover. 26335 
Price: 43.20 USD
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Revista de Folklore; Numeros 1--5 (Bogota, Columbia), Angel, Eduardo Zuleta; Luis Duque Gomez; Octavio Quinones Pardo
2 Revista de Folklore; Numeros 1--5 (Bogota, Columbia)
Angel, Eduardo Zuleta; Luis Duque Gomez; Octavio Quinones Pardo

Instituto Etnologico y de Arqueologia 1947, Good; Softcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; Bogota, Columbia; First five issues of the journal Revista de Folklore, published 1947-49. Covers show tanning, soil; spines chipped & worn; some creasing. Interiors are clean, free of names or markings, moderately browned. Title page missing on Numero 1. Sample articles: Folklore y cultura colobianos by Aristobulo Pardo V.; La influencia de Folklore en la pintura by Luis Alberto Acuna; Del Folklore del departamento del Magdalena by Enrique Perez Arbelaez; Del Folklore ocanero by Elias Perez Ramirez; La leyenda de Juan Diaz o El mohan del Tequendama by Aristobulo Pardo; La chama, un ito guajiro by Roberto Pineda Giraldo; Botiquin folklorica de Boyaca by Octavio Quinones Pardo; La marimba atanquera by Gerardo Dolatoff; Supersticiones populares by Juan de Dikos Arias; Panorama folklorico de Nariño by Victor Sanchez Montenegro; Una molienda en el Valle de Lenupa by Leandro Miguel Quevado G. ; Las leyendas de la costa by Carlos Angulo F.; Mas sobre folklore ocañero by Elias Perez Ramirez; Catalogacion del material Paremiologico by Luis Alberto Acuña; Panorama folklorico de Nariño by Victor Sanchez Montenegro; Una molienda en el Valle de Lengupa by Leandro Miguel Quevedo G.; La celebracion de la Semana Santa en Santo Tomas by Emirto de Lima. Large Folding Map of Columbia in Numero 5 showing which areas the various types of dances and instruments are performed. For example: in Antioquia las vueltas, danza, pasillo and guabino are practiced; in Nariño the sanjuanito, bambuco and pasillo are popular. ; Packaged with care. 24645 
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The Acadian Newsletter/ L'Etoile d'Acadie: 14 issues, Ayotte-LeBlanc, Paul and Mary.; Richard L. Fortin, Jeannine Caissie, (editor).
3 The Acadian Newsletter/ L'Etoile d'Acadie: 14 issues
Ayotte-LeBlanc, Paul and Mary.; Richard L. Fortin, Jeannine Caissie, (editor).

The Acadian Genealogical and Historical Association 1981, Very Good; Softcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; Manchester, NH; 14 of the 16 newsletters in the complete run, published by the Acadian Genealogical and Historical Association of Manchester New Hampshire (1981-1985), a subsidiary (now defunct?) of the American-Canadian Genealogical Society. Newsletter Vol. 1 No.1 1981 missing and Newsletter Vol. 2 No. 2 1982 missing. Aslo included, aa 1984 Special Edition listing members names and addresses. All newsletters Very Good, some creasing and edge wear; a bit of tanning on edges. Previous owner's mailing label covered with blank label. Topics include: Acadian Records in New England, Boudreau Family of Barachois, The Hebert Family, Acadian Dupuis Ancestors of Joseph Dupuis of Connecticut, Society in Acadia 1636-1755 (series of articles), Early Acadian Feasts and Holidays, Know Your Acadian Ancestors (series), Acadian Celebration of Mardi Gras, Portrait of Germain Doucet, Library Research, Acadian Historical Village, Les Families de Caraquet, Role of Historical Societies in Acadia, book reviews, members correspondence and research sharing, and much more. 29370 
Price: 61.20 USD
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de Havilland Twin Booms;  Vampire, Venom and Sea Vixen, Balch, Adrian M.
4 de Havilland Twin Booms; Vampire, Venom and Sea Vixen
Balch, Adrian M.
1840372508 / 9781840372502
Airlife Publishing 2002, First Printing. Near Fine; Softcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; Shrewsbury, England; 112 pages in pictoria wraps. Clean, bright, unmarked. Tightly bound. Just a hint of use. 28888 
Price: 34.20 USD
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Little Polar Bear Finds a Friend, Beer, Hans de
5 Little Polar Bear Finds a Friend
Beer, Hans de
1558580921 / 9781558580923
North-South Books 1990, First English Language Edition; First Printing. Fine in Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Includes two BONUS BOOKS. Crisp, clean, tight, unmarked book in crisp jacket, no tears. BONUS BOOKS: Ahoy There Little Polar Bear, and Little Polar Bear, both hardcovers in jacket; crisp, clean, tight. Both Fine/Fine, later printings.; 4to 11" - 13" tall 29358 
Price: 22.50 USD
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Traite Elementaire de Pathologie Interne, Tome Premier: Pathologie Generale et Semeiologie., Behier, J.;and A. Hardy
6 Traite Elementaire de Pathologie Interne, Tome Premier: Pathologie Generale et Semeiologie.
Behier, J.;and A. Hardy

Labe, Libraire de la Faculte de Medecine 1858, Second Edition. Very Good-; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; Quarter bound in calf; banded spine; marbled paper-covered boards; gilt lettering & rules on spine; patterned endpapers. French edition. Not illustrated. Firmly bound book. Leather chipped at head of spine; rear corner bumped hard & chipped. Internals very clean, unmarked; light to moderate scattered foxing. 29558 
Price: 40.50 USD
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La Ruta de Hernán Cortés, Benitez, Fernando
7 La Ruta de Hernán Cortés
Benitez, Fernando

Fondo de Cultura Economica 1950, First Printing (stated). Very Good+ in Fair dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 257 pp bound in clay colored cloth. Illustrated with black & white contextual drawings and full page color illustrations. Bright, clean boards, mild wear on spine. Firmly bound. Crisp, clean pages, no names or markings. Jacket rubbed; numerous shallow chips & tears on edges. Protected in new mylar sleeve. 30299 
Price: 31.50 USD
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Un drôle de petit frère, Bosschaert, Greet
8 Un drôle de petit frère
Bosschaert, Greet
2732426318 / 9782732426310
De La Martinière Jeunesse 2000, -. Very Good+ with no dust jacket; Hardcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Lovely illustrations by the author. Bright clean cover firm binding; mild rubbing ends of spine, corner tips. Interior crisp; no names or markings. Packaged with care and shipped in a box.; Packaged with care. 23142 
Price: 27.00 USD
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Savouries and Hors-D'Oeuvre, One-Hundred & Twenty-Seven Ways of Preparing, Boulestin, X. Marcel; Adair, A. H.
9 Savouries and Hors-D'Oeuvre, One-Hundred & Twenty-Seven Ways of Preparing
Boulestin, X. Marcel; Adair, A. H.

Heinemann 1933, Second Edition. Fair; Paperback; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; London; 75 pages, bound in thick card cover with red & black lettering & design. Front cover taped along front edge of spine. Cover is tanned & moderately soiled with what appear to be cooking stains. Previous owner's name written on front endaper. Interior pages are clean & unmarked, though age-toned (tanned). Last page has been removed. Binding solid though rear board shows a 1' split at near top of joint. Hor D'oeuvres and appetizer recipes from the acclaimed Restaurant Boulestin in Covent Garden London, opened in 1925 by Marcel Boulestin. He was the first " televison chef", appearing for the BBC in its early years (1937-39). A sampling of contgents: Roast beef au caviar, moules au saffran, poireaux a la Grecque, Salade Lorraine, Chachoucka (African ragout with eggs), Moussaka, Timbales Landaises, Gateau Bressan, Piperade, Malaxe, beignets de fromage, Galette de Gannat, tartelettes, marrow bone on toast, Canape Diane, Croute Bayonnaises, Fonds d'artichauts Mornay, fried oysters, and much more. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. 28256 
Price: 31.50 USD
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Elon Brasil: Etnias 2003, Brasil, Elon; Peccinini de Alvarado, Daisy
10 Elon Brasil: Etnias 2003
Brasil, Elon; Peccinini de Alvarado, Daisy

Elon Brasil 2004, Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket; Hardcover; Oblong Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; SIGNED & with personalized inscription by the author across two blank flyleaves, including a large hand-drawn portrait of an Indian. 96 pages, bound in black cloth; red embossed design on front cover; red top-stain. 41 photographs of paintings. Portugese-English text (translation by Cristine Kossatz Saad). Paintings using plastic medium. Bright crisp book, firmly bound. Front endpaper creased near seam from author folding page back for lengthy inscription on verso. Otherwise fine. Crisp dustjacket with light shelf wear, faint scratches. The artist, inspired by his European, Indian and African ancestry, renders his subjects -- many of whom are Xingu or Kalapalo Indians or indigenous people of Benin -- in a soft, realistic, empathetic and evocative manner. Titles of works include: Mayuta, Princes do Benin, Ritual II, Maternidade Kamayura, Meninas Kalapalo, Adolescente, Catarina, Guerreiro do Xingu, Monalisa do Xingu, Ancestrais, O Pequeno Guerreiro, Reflexao. Photographs by Fabio Nunes, Luciana Fonseca, Renato Soares, Vaniko Brasil, and Ze Pinto. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. 25457 
Price: 76.50 USD
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11 Inti: Revista De Cultura Hispanica; Volume I Noviembre 1974
Carmosino, Roger (editor) ; Mead, Robert G. Jr. (editor)

University of Connecticut 1974, Very Good+; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 29 pages, bound in stapled wraps. Spanish text. Stories, essays, poetry by Carlos Perez, Robert G. Mead, Nelson Orringer, Luis Sanchez Saul Yurkievich and more. ; 17608 
Price: 27.00 USD
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12 Inti: Revista de Literatura Hispanica; Numero II Octubre 1975
Carmosino, Roger ; Mead, Robert G. Jr. ; Eyzaguirre, Luis B. (editors)

University of Connecticut 1975, Very Good+; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 74 pages, bound in stapled wraps. Spanish text. Stories, essays, poetry , criticism by Spanish language writers. ; 17609 
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13 L'Arca Plus Issues 12,13, 14; 1997 [Monografie di Architettura/Monographies on Architecture]
Casati, Cesar M., (ed.)

L'Arcaedizioni 1997, Very Good; Softcover; Folio 13" - 23" tall; Three issues of this contemporary architecture magazine (with Number 8 as a bonus). Text in Italian & English. Nicely illustrated. Clean, unmarked. Minor signs of use. Number 12, Grandi progetti urbani/ Urban Planning: What's Happened to the Design of the City, New Metropolitan Plan, Raised Ring Road, New Public Services, San Francesco and Affari Districts, Business Centre, Bridge Cities, Housing Complexes, and more. Contributors include: AREA/Sarfati, Berger/Clemen,t Calatrava, Duthilleul/Tricaud, Fuksas, Koolhass, La Fonta, Moretti/Geltrudi, Perault, Roca, Soloman, Tange, Vasconi. Number 13, Torri e grattacieli/Towers and Skyscrapers: To Design High, Carnegie Hall Tower, Bandai Cultural Center Tokyo, Embarcadero Center West San Francisco, Kyocera Hotel Kagoshima, Puerta de Europe Madrid, Eco Tower Buenos Aires, Jakarta Tower, and more. Contributors include: Cesar Pelli, I.M. Pei, John Portman, Kisho Kurokawa, Fox & Fowle, Peter Pran, Christian De Portzamparc. Number 14, 1987-1997-Dieci anni di architettura in Italia/ 1987-1997 Ten Years' Architecture inArc Italy: itecture and How to Use It, Shopping & Business Centre in Via Giulia, Gualtiero Marchesi's Bistrot, Bettole Hippodrome, Fiat Offices on Corso Marconi, Pavilion for Aids Patients Umbberto Polyclinic, Bridge over the Oglio, Pedestrian Walkway, Redev. of Old Stianti Graphics Works, New Briton Plant, and more. Contributors include: Archea, Arnaudo, Baracco, Bedini, Benini/Ingex, Capobianco/Luparelli, Colombo/Bonomi, Cortesi, D'Alessandro, De Ferrari, Favole,Mangiaroti, Nicolettti, Olivieri, Papi, Sacchiroli. 30613 
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Chansons de l'age d'or, Casterman (publisher/editor); Baudoin, Simonne, (ill.).
14 Chansons de l'age d'or
Casterman (publisher/editor); Baudoin, Simonne, (ill.).

Casterman 1957, Illustrated by Simonne Baudoin. Very Good+; Hardcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 32 pages, glossy pictorial cover. 19 songs (lyrics and music) en Francais. Vivid illustrations by Baudoin. Lovely song book firmly bound. Very clean and bright with wear to corner tips; back cover shows mild scuffing. Interior truly pristine. Songs include: Sur le pont d'Avignon; Nous n'irons plus au bois; Frere Jacues; Il court il court le furet; Gentil coquelicot; J'ai du bon tabac, Au clair de la lune; Il pleut, il pleut bergere; Le chevalier du guet; A la volette; Joli tambour; Monsieur de L Palisse; En passant par la Lorraine; Cadet Rousselle; Un deux trois nous irons au bois; Ah mon beau chateau; Il etait une bergere; La bonne aventure; Fais dodo Colas. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. 27474 
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Entre la Espada y la Pluma;  El Inca Garcilaso de la Vega y sus Comentarios reales, Chang-Rodríguez, Raquel
15 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 
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