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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

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

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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THE JOURNAL OF A TOUR TO THE HEBRIDES with Samuel Johnson, LL.D

By: Boswell, James; Hester Lynch Thrale Piozzi (Marginal Comments & markings); Thomas Rowlandson (Illustrator)

Price: $40.50

Publisher: The Limited Editions Club: 1974

Seller ID: 31082


Fine; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; Limited/numbered edition, 70/2000. Bound in half red calf, marbled paper-covered boards; banded spine; gilt lettering; top edge gilt; endpapers illustrated with maps; burgundy slipcase with paper title label. About Fine, Bright, clean, firmly bound, Crisp page; no names or markings. In Fine slipcase 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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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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The Gold Rush of 1898 and Other Reminiscences by O.H.P. Lafarge 1969-1936

By: Lafarge, O.H.P. ; compiled by his daughter Magaret LaFarge Hamill

Price: $31.50

Publisher: M. L. Lafarge: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12675


Fine; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 125 pages in burgundy cloth. As New. SIGNED & inscribed by Magaret (Peggy) Lafarge Hamill. Memoir of O. H. P LaFarge in his adventures to the Klondike & Yukon for gold prospecting. Photographs included. ; Packaged with care. 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

Image for Ai: Japan Through John Lennon's Eyes; A Personal Sketchbook

Ai: Japan Through John Lennon's Eyes; A Personal Sketchbook

By: Lennon, John; Yoko Ono (foreword)

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Cadence Books: 1992

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 30752

ISBN: 0929279786


Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Softcover; Oblong 4to 11" - 13" tall; Oblong paperback with dust jacket. First American Edition stated; first printing indicated by presence of "1" in print number line. Fine book; crisp, clean, tightly bound; remainder mark on bottom edge of text block. Near Fine dust jacket shows a hint of edge wear. View more info

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

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: $85.50

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

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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

Image for Portuguese Exploration to the West and the Formation of Brazil 1450-1800

Portuguese Exploration to the West and the Formation of Brazil 1450-1800

By: Schaeffer, Dagmar

Price: $31.50

Publisher: John Carter Brown Library: 1988

Seller ID: 31165

ISBN: 0916617335


Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 86 pages, white card covers; illustrated dust jacket. Crisp, clean, unmarked. Exhibition catalogue. View more info

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Journey's Echo Selections from Freya Stark

By: Stark, Freya

Price: $27.00

Publisher: John Murray: 1963

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 27514


Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Includes BONUS BOOK; see below. 224 pages, bound in maize colored cloth. Cover quite clean and bright; modest rubbing at spine ends. Else Fine in bright jacket with shallow tear at bottom edge; tanning on flaps. BONUS BOOK : The Lycian Shore; A Turkish Odyssey, by Freya Stark; 2011 paperback in Near Fine condition. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. View more info

Image for A Cruise under the Crescent: from Suez to San Marco

A Cruise under the Crescent: from Suez to San Marco

By: Stoddard, Charles Warren

Price: $49.50

Publisher: Rand, McNally & Company: 1898

Seller ID: 31107


Very Good; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed publisher's binding with monogram "SAG" (unidentified designer, at present). 358 pp. bound in tan cloth with brown, green and gilt stamping; top edge gilt; illustrated with line drawings. Very good book. Bright cloth and decoration; solid binding; moderate rubbing to spine ends; lower corner tips bumped. Endpapers darkened; Pages clean, unmarked; occasional light foxing. View more info