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Rowland Hill and the Fight for Penny Post

By: Hill, Colonel H.W.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & Co.: 1940

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 113312

Condition: Good


Signed by author on the title page. Foxing. Small tears on dust jacket. A bit musty smelling. View more info

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1000 Years of Swiss Art

By: Horat, Heinz (ed.)

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Hudson Hills Press: 1992

Seller ID: 142423

ISBN: 1555950795

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition with three of the four corners of the covers bumped, a small indent along one top edge. Very bright red cloth covers otherwise very clean. Binding is solid and square, exterior shows no other blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Dust jacket shows the slightest signs of shelf wear only, no tears. 374 pages in oversize format, heavily illustrated with b&w and color photos, architecture, drawings, sculpture, drafts, etc. Henry Fuseli's phantasmagorical visions, Paul Klee's inward-looking pictures, Alberto Giacometti's elongated sc... View more info

Europe : Privilege and Protest, 1730-1789

By: Hufton, Olwen H.

Price: $26.95

Publisher: Harvester Press: 1980

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 119744

ISBN: 0855272236

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 398 pages, nice, solid, lightly used copy. View more info

Victorian Earl in the Arctic: The Travels and Collections of the Fifth Earl of Lonsdale 1888-89

By: Hugh Cecil Lowther, Earl of Lonsdale; Shepard Krech

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Univ of Washington Pr: 1989

Seller ID: 144432

ISBN: 0295968826

Condition: Very Good


Book show very light use only. Binding is solid and square, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Dust jacket shows light shelf wear only, no tears. The second son of the 3rd Earl of Lonsdale, he succeeded his brother, the 4th Earl, in 1882. Lord Lonsdale was an avid sportsman and bon vivant and was known by some as "England's greatest sporting gentleman". He was a founding member of the National Sporting Club and he donated the original Lonsdale Belts for boxing. His name was later given to a clothing brand of boxing garments, worn by Muhammad Ali. After a scandal,... View more info

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Traditional Dance in Greek Culture

By: Hunt, Yvonne; Dragoumis, Markos

Price: $126.95

Publisher: Centre for Asia Minor Studies: 1996

Seller ID: 133181

ISBN: 9608502187

Condition: Very Good


Book shows light shelf wear to covers. Text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 168 pages with b&w photos, color photo section at back. Contents include Ritual dances, in five sections: Rougatsdria or Rogatsaria, Carnival or Apokries, Anasteenaria or fire-dancing, Lazarines, Tzamala, Regional Dances and Style: Cyclades Dodecanese islands, Sporades, Ionian Islands, Saronic Islands, Norther and Central Aegean, Crete Mainland Dances and Style : Peloponnesos, Attki, Roumeli, Thessaly, Epiros, Macedonia, W. & E. Trace; Vlachs, Arvanites, Sarakatsans: Vlachs, Albanians, Sarakats... View more info

Race and Nation: The British Experience

By: Husband, Charles

Price: $32.45

Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A., Paradigm Books: 1994

Seller ID: 123805

ISBN: 1863421599

Condition: Fine


Nearly new book, very clean inside and out with clean and unmarked text/interior with only the slightest shelf wear to the covers. View more info

Lacquer of the West: The History of a Craft and an Industry, 1550-1950

By: Huth, Hans

Price: $25.00

Publisher: University of Chicago Press: 1971

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 126977

ISBN: 0226363155

Condition: Near Fine


Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Book has been re-bound by the library into very heavy, strong white covers that are new. Dust jacket has some tears and chipping but in wrapped completely (again, by the library) in a protective cover. Text block is flawless with 158 pages of text plus plates, 400 illustrations, including 16 color plates. Contents include Lacquer in the 17th Century " " in the 18th Century, Lqcquer in England and the North American Colonies, Italian, German, French, Scandinavian, Russian and Lacquer of the Netherlands, the Lacquer Industry. Fro... View more info

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Fire Engines in Color

By: Ingram, Arthur

Price: $8.41

Publisher: Macmillan Publishing Co.: 1974

Edition: First U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 136529

Condition: Very Good


Book is in excellent condition in every respect with bright red cloth covers, sharp corners, tight, straight spine, text/interior is Fine with no blemishes of any kind. Dust jacket shows light wear, some sun fading, edge wear, chipping at corners, no tears. 235 pages in small format with many full color pages of truck and equipment, uniforms, etc. oriented to British manufacture from the early 1800's forward. View more info

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The Gothic War: Rome's Final Conflict in the West

By: Jacobsen, Torsten, Cumberland

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Westholme Yardly: 2009

Seller ID: 142666

ISBN: 1594160848

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Dust jacket shows the slightest signs of shelf wear only, no tears. 371 pages with maps, b&w photos. View more info

The Journal of Jean-François de Galaup de la Pérouse 1785-1788, Vol. 1 (Hakluyt Society Second Series, No. 179)

By: Jean-François de Galaup de la Pérouse; John Dunmore, (ed.)

Price: $67.95

Publisher: Hakluyt Society: 1994

Seller ID: 144431

ISBN: 0904180387

Condition: Very Good


Book is in excellent condition in light blue cloth with gilt embossed art on cover and print at spine. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind except for five pages of text with underlining. Dust jacket shows signs of shelf wear at edges and corners, no tears. Previous owner's bookplate inside front cover and marked as such at upper front endpaper; last page (blank) has handwritten notes. After James Cook's death, France, with the active support of Louis XVI, organized a large-scale expediti... View more info

Migrants and Refugees: Muslim and Christian Pakistani families in Bristol

By: Jeffery, Patricia

Price: $35.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Cambridge University Press: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 133551

ISBN: 0521210704

Condition: Very Good


Book is very clean with sharp corners, unblemished covers, text/interior is free of marking of any kind. Dust jacket has minor edge wear, scuffing, no tears, price clipped. Stamps on front end paper, rear end paper and rear paste down shows damage from something pasted torn away. In business for 21 years, we provide excellent and responsive customer service and ship in packaging appropriate to insure your purchase arrives undamaged. View more info

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Architect and Patron: A Survey of Professional Relations and Practice in England from the Sixteenth Century to the Present Day

By: Jenkins, Frank

Price: $18.95

Publisher: N Y, Oxford University Press: 1961

Seller ID: 126639

Condition: Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. 254 pages. View more info

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Hampton Court (Beautiful England Series)

By: Jerrold, Walter

Price: $18.95

Publisher: London, Blackie & Son Ltd:

Seller ID: 144683

Condition: Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. No date of publication shown; circa 1910. Foxing to endpapers. Edge wear to cover and small tears at top of spine. Color illustrations by ernest Haslehust. 6 5/8"w x 9 1/2"h. 64 pages. View more info

Burford in Old Photographs

By: Jewell, Alfred

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Great Britain, Alan Sutton: 1985

Seller ID: 114585

ISBN: 0862992249

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 160 pages. Many b&w photos. View more info

Napoleon's Cavalry and Its Leaders

By: Johnson, David

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Teaneck, New Jersey, U.S.A., Holmes & Meier Pub: 1978

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 123662

ISBN: 0841903905

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and interior/text is clean and free of marking of any kind. 191 pages, short section of b&w illustrations. View more info

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Census Records for Scottish Families at Home and Abroad

By: Johnson, Gordon

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Aberdeen & N.W. Scotland Family History Society: 1994

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 124303

ISBN: 0947659633

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Book shows very ight use, 2nd ed. 77 pages. Chapters include What is a census, Census of 1841, Finding the cencus returns, Census records in Scottish libraries, Census holding in Southern Britain, Enquiries elsewhere, Checking the facts, Missing persons, etc. View more info

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King's Trial: Louis XVI Versus the French Revolution

By: Jordan, David P.

Price: $21.50

Publisher: U.S.A., University of California Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 133518

ISBN: 0520036840

Condition: Near Fine


Book shows very light shelf wear to covers only, otherwise Fine: Text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind, binding is solid and square, pages and page block are sharp and neat, corners and edges of covers are sharp and completely free of blemishes. Dust jacket is price clipped, edges are neat, no tears. In business for 20 years, we provide excellent and responsive customer service and ship in packing material appropriate to insure your purchase arrives undamaged. View more info

Die Elbe: Eine Historische Bildreise

By: Jungel, Karl

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hamburg, Convent Verlag: 2001

Seller ID: 122283

ISBN: 3934613241

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. Bumped corners. Edge wear to dust jacket. 96 pages. Many color illustrations. Text in German. View more info

For a Socialist Hungary: Speeches, Articles, Interviews 1968-1972

By: Kadar, Janos

Price: $22.95

Publisher: Budapest, Corvina Press: 1974

Seller ID: 126448

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding. 404 pages. View more info

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Hidden in the Enemy's Sight: Resisting the Third Reich from Within

By: Kamienski, Jan

Price: $8.16

Publisher: Toronto, Dundurn Press: 2008

Seller ID: 132422

ISBN: 1550028545

Condition: Near Fine


Nearly new book, clean and neat with no wear or use of any kind. Text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind, binding is solid. 302 pages View more info