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Image for Grant Allen's Historical Guides: Florence

Grant Allen's Historical Guides: Florence

By: Allen, Grant; Revised by J.W. and A.M. Cruickshank

Price: $27.00

Publisher: E. Grant Richards: 1906

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 30045


Very Good; Hardcover; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 301 pp., bound in green flexible cloth cover, gilt lettering. Not illustrated. Linen bookmark detached from binding. Solid binding; light edge wear. Light spotting on front cover. Previous owner's name, date (1907) on front endpaper. Interior pages very clean, bright, unmarked. View more info

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A Handbook for Travellers in Southern Italy / A Handbook for Travellers in Central Italy / A Handbook for Travellers in Northern Italy. (Murray three volume set)

By: Anonymous

Price: $110.00

Publisher: John Murrary: 1865

Seller ID: 30824


Very Good-; Hardcover; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; London; Three volume set of handbooks for travel in Italy, with maps; covering Central, Southern and Northern Italy. Each bound in cream and gold vellum; mabled paper covered boards, red leather title lavel; gilt lettering. Fold-out maps and single page maps. Each volume described: (1). A Handbook For Travellers In Southern Italy Being a Guide for the Continental Portion of the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies; Fifth Edition; 1865; 447 pages; fold-out maps of Environs of Naples and Plan of Pompeii. (2). A Handbook for Travellers in Central Italy, Including... View more info

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Aegean Islands; the Cyclades, or; Life among the Insular Greeks; including An Introduction to Cycladic Archaeology and Folklore, Bibliography, Appendices, and Index

By: Bent, James Theodore

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Argonaut: 1966

Edition: Enlarged edition

Seller ID: 30491


Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; New and Enlarged Edition; including An Introduction to Cycladic Archaeology and Folklore, Bibliography, Appendices, and Index; Al.N. Oikonomides. 592 pp. bound in grey cloth; illustrated with black & white photos, 8 maps. Bright, crisp, tight book. No names or markings. In price-clipped jacket with moderate rubbing on folds; shallow chipping at spine ends. Protected in new clear sleeve. View more info

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Letters of Travel

By: Brooks, Phillips

Price: $27.00

Publisher: E.P. Dutton & Co.: 1893

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30300


Very Good; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Phillips Brooks (December 13, 1835 – January 23, 1893) was an American Episcopal clergyman and author, serving most notably as the Rector of Boston's Trinity Church. Letters selected from correspondence during two journeys, first in 1865-66 and then in 1882-83, and shorter summer trips. (inc. Europe, India, and Japan). 386 pp. bound in burgundy cloth; gilt rules and lettering; top edge gilt. Same date of 1893 on title & verso, indicating first editon. Clean, bright cover; moderate wear & shallow splits in cloth at spine ends. Binding solid, ... View more info

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Buffalo Roost

By: Cheley, F. H.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Eaton and Mains: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29165


Very Good with no dust jacket; Hardcover; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 364 pages, bound in brown cloth with gilt lettering. Paste down illustration on front cover -- photo of author. 11 illustrations, including frontis, mostly photographs. Bright clean cover, solid binding, Modest wear to extremities; trace of scuffing to back cover. Pages overall clean, moderately tanned, no names or markings. Soil in the gutter of pages 14, 15. View more info

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Gleanings in Europe: The Rhine (The Writings of James Fenimore Cooper)

By: Cooper, James Fenimore; E. Redekop; M. Geracht; T. Philbrick

Price: $31.50

Publisher: State University of New York: 1986

Seller ID: 94

ISBN: 0873953665


Fine in Good dust jacket; Hardcover; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; Albany, NY; 326 pp, bound in blue cloth. About Fine book; clean cover, tightly bound, crisp, unmarked pages. In bright clean jacket; bottom edge neatly trimmed 1/2 inch by previous owner. Protected in new clear archival sleeve. View more info

Image for Barbot on Guinea: The Writings of Jean Barbot on West Africa 1678-1712. Volume I only(2nd Series, No.175)

Barbot on Guinea: The Writings of Jean Barbot on West Africa 1678-1712. Volume I only(2nd Series, No.175)

By: Hair, P.E.H.; Adam Jones; Robin Law (editors).

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Hakluyt Society: 1992

Seller ID: 308


Fine in Very Good dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; London; 327 pp. in handsome blue cloth binding with gilt lettering and design. 26 black & white plates. About Fine book, bright, clean cover, firm binding, sharp corners. Pages crisp, unmarked. In dust jacket with moderate rubbing on folds and top edge. Hint of blue transfer smudging on back panel. View more info

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The Condor and the Cows

By: Isherwood, Christopher

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Random House: 1949

Edition: First Printing Stated

Seller ID: 29171


Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket; Hardcover; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 217 pages. Black cloth-backed cover; tweed like paper covered boards. Dark gray top edge. Endpapers illustrated with maps. Black & white photos by William Caskey. About Fine book, clean nicely preserved; sharp corners, tight binding. Interior also bright and clean. Small dime-size fade mark on gray top-stain. Dust jacket shows shallow fraying at spines, 1/2" closed tear. Original price of $3.50 intact on flap. View more info

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Juan Maria Schuver's Travels in North East Africa 1880-1883 (Second Series No. 184)

By: James, Wendy; Gerd Baumann, and Douglas H. Johnson. (editors).

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Hakluyt Society: 1996

Seller ID: 309

ISBN: 090418045X


Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 392 pp. in handsome blue cloth binding with gilt lettering and design. Illustrated. Fine book, bright, clean cover, firm binding, sharp corners. Pages crisp, unmarked. In dust jacket with light rubbing on folds; small abrasion on spine. Trace of blue transfer smudging on back panel. View more info

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Lundy [The Island Series]

By: Langham, A. and M.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: David & Charles: 1970

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 29817

ISBN: 0715348612


Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 16 pp. bound in black cloth. Light blue top-stain. Illustrated black & white photos. Fold-out map of Lundy at rear of book. Map in pristine condition. Bright, crisp, tight book. Fine but for previous owner's blind embossed seal on front endpaper. In clean, bright jacket with moderate shelf rubbing on front panel. View more info

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Mémorial de Sainte-Hélène. Tomes I and II.

By: Las Cases, Emmanuel de; André Fugier (texte, introduction, bibliographie)

Price: $40.50

Publisher: Editions Garnier Freres: 1961

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 766


Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket; Hardcover; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; Tome I, 910 pages, June 1815-June 1816. Tome II, 940 pages, July 1816-August 1821. Matching bindings with green cloth, pictorial paste-downs on front cover with gilt border, gilt lettering on spine, yellow endpapers, gold linen placemark. Frontis illustrations and several b & w plates . Text in French. In transparent vinyl dust wrappers. Both volumes Very Good to Near Fine. Bright clean cloth; tight bindings; modest signs of use. Tome II has a short wrinkle in cloth near base of spine. Both books have a gift notatio... View more info

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How to Visit Switzerland; A New Guide-Book to the Chief Scenes of Interest in Switzerland, with the Programme of the Grindelwald Conference, 1895.

By: Lunn, Henry S.

Price: $67.50

Publisher: Horace Marshall: 1895

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30882


Very Good; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 270 pp. bound in flexible blue cloth; gilt lettering; illustrated with black & white photos, engraving on ads; Five folding maps (two hidden inside front and back covers). Folding Maps include: Switzerland, Jura-Simplon Railway, Northern of France Railway, Eastern of France Railway, and Town of Lucerne. In text map of the Italian Lakes, and Spiral Tunnels of St. Gotthard Railway. Clean cover, firmly bound; moderate wear extremities. Previous owner's name written in pencil on front endpaper, dated 1896. Rear endpages tanned.Map are quite fragil... View more info

Image for WITH SHELLEY IN ITALY. Being a Selection of the Poems and Letters of Percy Bysshe Shelley Which Have to Do with His Life in Italy from 1818 to 1822.

WITH SHELLEY IN ITALY. Being a Selection of the Poems and Letters of Percy Bysshe Shelley Which Have to Do with His Life in Italy from 1818 to 1822.

By: McMahan, Anna Benneson (Editor, Compiler)

Price: $31.50

Publisher: A. C. McClurg & Co.: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30462


Very Good+; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Includes BONUS BOOK. 293 pp. bound in green cloth; green & gilt stamping; top edge gilt. Illustrated with black & white photos. Bright, clean,cloth cover; light fraying at spine ends. Bright gilt. Decoration (small bust of Shelley) on spine worn away. Larger bust on front cover bright & intact. Pages crisp; no names or markings. BONUS BOOK : Keats, Shelley and Rome: an Illustrated Miscellany, compiled by Neville Rogers; 1963 reprint, Johnson Publications, London; 76 page hardcover; Very Good in Good jacket. View more info

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The Isles of Scilly; Their Story, Their Folk & Their Flowers

By: Mothersole, Jessie

Price: $45.00

Publisher: The Religious Tract Society: 1914

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 21774


Good+ with no dust jacket; Hardcover; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; Includes BONUS BOOK; see below. 190 pages, bound in thick card covers with brown border design, green & brown printing. 24 full-page colour plates of paintings by the author, including frontis; one map of the islands. The Isles of Scilly are the most southern outpost of England -- still considered part of Cornwall -- and well known for their cut flower production.. Jessie Mothersole is also the author and illustrator of related history books including Hadrian's Wall, The Saxon Shore, In Roman Scotland, and Agricola's Roa... View more info

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Aran; Islands of Legend

By: O Siochain, P. A.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Devin-Adair Company: 1962

Seller ID: 90


Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 192 pp, bound in maize colored cloth. Fold-out map at rear of book. Bright clean cloth cover; firmly bound; hint of shelf wear. Pages clean, unmarked. Yellowing on rear endpaper. Clean jacket, price-clipped; modest edge wear, tiny nick. View more info