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New York: New York Herald, 1924. 12mo (19 cm.). Wrappers. Poor. 206 pp. Apart from being a noteworthy ephemeron of Olympic history, this guide to Paris reflects in the flavour of its articles, in its advertisements,... [read more] | $60.00
An Illustrated History of the Big Bend Country. Embracing Lincoln, Douglas, Adams and Franklin Counties: State of Washington
Western Historical Publishing Company, Facsimile Edition. quarto (11.5"). Leatherette. Near Fine No reprint information within the volume, but this is a facsimile of the original edition of 1904.... [read more] | $80.00
Hertfordshire: Self Published, 1952. Small 8vo. Stapled Card Covers. Very Good +. 44 pp. in blue, pictorial card covers; illustrated throughout, with sources on tipped-in listing inside front cover. Apart... [read more] | $50.00
Long Live the King. George V – King and Emperor. Prince and Sovereign – Edward VIII
Acland, Eric and Ernest H. Bartlett.
John C. Winston Co., Toronto, 1936. 375 pp.; bibliography; illustrated with photos, including frontis port. Signed (not inscribed) by Acland on the front free endpaper. Bright red cloth with gilt and... [read more] | $20.00
Rome : Premiere Partie: Des Origines au Regne de Costantin avec 128 Illustrations.
Angeli, Diego [traduite par Marguerite Vincent].
Bergamo: Istituto Italiano D'Arti Grafiche, 1926. Royal Octavo. Card Covers. 138 pp., profusely illustrated throughout; text translated into French from the original Italian. A fine study of the history... [read more] | $45.00
History of Arizona and New Mexico 1530-1888. Volume XVII of The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft.
Bancroft, Hubert Howe
San Francisco: The History Book Company, 1889. First Edition Thus. Octavo (9"). Full Leather. Near Fine This volume of The Works of Hubert Bancroft is quiite common in cloth and various reprints;... [read more] | $195.00
Aarhus. Jydsk Centraltrykkeri’s Forlag; MCMLII . pp.  11-142 + . 1 map (non-fold-out); Introduction by Hans Hedtoft; Foreword by Jul. Margolinsky. Quarto (9.5”) in cardcovers.... [read more] | $180.00
London: UCL Press, 1999. Octavo. Cloth. Near Fine / Fine. [viii]  [3, maps] 332 pp.; Notes, Index, illustrated. Black, Professor of History at Exeter University, has presented a carefully researched,... [read more] | $45.00
Douglas & McIntyre, Vancouver & Toronto, 2011. A Fine First Edition copy in Fine dustwrapper; Bibliography; Further Reading list; Timeline; Index. The untold story of the explosive feud among... [read more] | $15.00
The Role of Women in Czechoslovakia Prior to the Occupation of Prague by the Warsaw Pact and Russian Tanks Czechoslovak Women’s Committee, Prague, 1963; square octavo; map endpapers; pp. 47 + ;... [read more] | $65.00
Translated by S.G.C. Middlemore (1878) of the original German text of 1860, with the addition of colour plates and an Introduction to this edition by Anthony Grafton. The Folio Society, London, 2004.... [read more] | $40.00
Folio Society, London, 2005, with Introduction by Jonathan Sumption. pp. [xxviii] + 588 pp.; map endpapers and 24 internal maps. The definitive single-volume reference, published with typical care by the... [read more] | $40.00
Mexico: Editorial Jus., 1969. Limited/Numbered. Octavo. Wrappers. VG+ A very clean copy, in tight binding, of the first printing thus, number 1115 of a limited print run of 2,000 copies. A collection from... [read more] | $40.00
Beira: 1934. Stapled Card Covers. Near Fine. (2) + 94 pp., approx. 6"x10"; photographic travel booklet, with text in three languages, Portuguese, French and English. Short introduction by the... [read more] | $85.00
Singapore: Donald Moore Books, 1967. Octavo. Card Covers. Very Good + [xi], 251 pp.; index and extensive bibliography; four fold-out maps all present. This reprint of the 1957 edition of the impeccably... [read more] | $30.00
Scribner, New York, 1996. [xviii] + 1,181 pp. Bibliography, extensive Notes; Index; Illustrated. One short note on the ffep; some separation of the signature at p. 492-3, though binding still tight,... [read more] | $50.00
A.H. & A. Reed, Wellington, 1969. Very Good quarto – name stamp on ffep, else a clean copy - in VG- dustjacket, the latter having been taped into a mylar sleeve. 620 pp.; map endpapers; Index;... [read more] | $30.00