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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

European Context: Studies in the History and Literature of the Netherlands Presented to Theodoor Weevers

By: King, P.K.; Vincent, P.F.

Price: $22.95

Publisher: Cambrdge, England, Modern Humanities Research Association: 1971

Seller ID: 113832

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding. 415 pages. View more info

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The history of the carriage

By: Laszlo Tarr

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Arco Pub. Co: 1969

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 142249

ISBN: 0668018712

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 331 pages, from the reference dept of the library, book is quite clean and well preserved. Book covers the history of the carriage from its origin, development of the wheel, then in Sumer, Elam, to the Middle East, the spoked wheel, Babylon, Egypt, the war-chariot, the indus, China, the European carriage, the Greeks, Stoveheenge, trundhlm, skallerup, the Etruscans, through the "discovery of America" the development of the coach, luxury vehicles, and mode... View more info

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Glass Paperweights

By: MacKay, James

Price: $8.99

Publisher: Facts on File, Inc.: 1983

Seller ID: 143334

ISBN: 0871967022

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition with very minor shelf wear to covers only. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 112 pages with a great many b&w photos covering Venetian, Bohemian, French, Baccarat, St. Louis, Clichy, English, Scottish, American, European and Asian paperweights. View more info

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Convention, 1500-1750

By: Manley, Lawrence

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Harvard University Press: 1980

Seller ID: 145215

ISBN: 0674170156

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Full brown cloth boards. Slight edge wear to dust jacket. 356 pages. View more info

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The Changing Countryside

By: Muller, Jorg

Price: $64.95

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Atheneum: 1977

Seller ID: 126987

ISBN: 0689500858

Condition: Fine


Large format folder (11 3/4"w x 13"h) holding seven loose leaf color plates depicting the progress and retrogress of an European landscape scene from 1953 to 1972. Uncredited text (English) on inside upper wrapper. Originally published in Switzerland in 1973. Folder shows light wear to corners, clear plastic film beginning to wear off at upper edge. Plates are as-new. View more info

Canada in the European Age 1453-1919

By: Naylor, R.T.

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Point Roberts, Washington, U.S.A., New Star Books: 1987

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 117017

ISBN: 091957369X

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. Section of b&w photos. View more info

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Young European Architects

By: No Author

Price: $65.95

Publisher: Daab: 2006

Seller ID: 137294

ISBN: 3937718729

Condition: Fine


Brand new book in excellent condition in every respect, no flaws. Intro in four languages, remainder of 400 pages is full page photos with short bios of architure firms (in English). Firm represented include: 3LHD; 3RW; 4DS; 51N4E Brussels; 6a Architects Holborn; A69 Architekti, Prague, AART Arhus; AFF Berlin; AkSL Arhitekti , Ljubljana; ALA Helsini; Andres Jeque; Archipolis Vilnius; Architectslab, Brussels; ATX Architekti, Brno; Bkark, Trondheim; Bottega + Ehradt, Stuttgart; Bouquelle Popoff Brussels; Brisac Gonzalez London; BWM Architects Vienna; Casanova + Hernandez, Rotterdam; Complizen... View more info

Contemporary Maori Writing

By: Orbell, Margaret (ed.)

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Reed Books Limited: 1970

Seller ID: 115116

ISBN: 0589004476

Condition: Very Good


Very clean, tiny chips and a couple very small tears to upper edge of dust jacket, interior perfect, small coffee stain to page ends. The writers in this collection are the first generation of Maori writers to make use of literary forms that are European in origin.In the oral literature of the Maori, songs and oratory served to give. 153p. Text in English. View more info

In Search of Lost Time; VI, Time Regained and A guide to Proust

By: Proust, Marcel

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Chatto & Windus: 1992

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 121229

ISBN: 0701139927

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 693 pages, slightly cocked spine but sharp corners, book shows very light use. View more info

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Grammar and Translation for Italian Libretto (English and Italian Edition)

By: Richard M. Berrong

Price: $65.95

Publisher: Excalibur Books: 1996

Seller ID: 145384

ISBN: 1885064020

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition with covers showing Very light shelf wear only. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 329 pages. Intro explains Operatic Italian was not written in the language of the time, as were French and German and other European languages but in a very idiosyncratic process compounded by regional dialects. This book bridges the gap between this style and Italian as we know it. View more info

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Portugal in the Twenty-First Century : Politics, Society, and Economics

By: Royo, Sebastian (editor)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: N Y, Lexington Books: 2012

Seller ID: 146350

ISBN: 0739137565

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 274 pages. View more info

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Zlateh The Goat and Other Stories

By: Singer, Isaac Bashevis

Price: $14.95

Publisher: N Y, Harper & Row: 1966

Seller ID: 141864

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Full white cloth boards with gilt design. Tears and edge wear to dust jacket. 6 1/4"w x 9"h. Black and white illustrations by Maurice Sendak. Seven stories with their beginnings in middle-European Jewis folklore and legend. View more info

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Renaissance Ornament from the 15th to the 17th Century (Cambridge Library of Ornamental art)

By: Smithmark Publishing

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Gallery Books: 1991

Seller ID: 144728

ISBN: 0831739347

Condition: Near Fine


Book shows very little wear but has a bump at lower spine. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no other blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Very large book with full color, full page plates. Dust jacket shows the slightest signs of shelf wear only, no tears. Dust jacket is wrapped in a clear protective cover. View more info

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Lectures in America By Gertrude Stein

By: Stein, Gertrude

Price: $55.95

Publisher: Boston, MA, Beacon Press: 1957

Seller ID: 144795

Condition: Very Good


Book very light shelf wear only with age-toned covers and 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 previous owner's name inside front cover. 246 pages, contents include What is English literature, Pictures, Plays, The gradual making of the making of Americans, Portraits and Repetition, Poetry and grammar. Rare edition. View more info

Guide to the India Office Library with a Note on the India Office Records, A

By: Sutton, S.C.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: London, Her Majesty's Stationery Office: 1971

Seller ID: 112315

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 122 pages. Small tears on dust jacket. Full green cloth boards. A general conspectus of the Library's European and oriental books, manuscripts, and drawings, and other resources. View more info

Earth Line and Morning Star: Nlaka'Pamux Clothing Traditions

By: Tepper, Leslie H.

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Hull, Quebec, Canada, Canadian Mus of Civilization: 1995

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 125767

ISBN: 0660140268

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 137 pages with many illustrations. For the NLaka'pamux of the southern British Columbia Interior, the art of dress and adornment has been an act of aesthetic, social and religious significance. Using a technology developed over thousands of years, people sewed tanned skins and wove cedar, willow, lichen and Indian-hemp to make their garments. Colourful feathers, seeds and shells were used as decoration. Images drawn with paints and dyes reflected their dreams, v... View more info

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Village Life in Late Tsarist Russia (Indiana-Michigan Series in Russian and East European Studies)

By: Tian-Shanskaia, Olga Semyonova

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Bloomington, IN, Indiana University Press: 1993

Seller ID: 141034

ISBN: 0253207843

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 176 pages. View more info

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Nu Feminin Dans L'Art Vol. 3 Mythologie: Amours Des Dieux

By: Tomobe, Naoshi

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Zauho Press; Editions Shueisha: 1979

Seller ID: 121281

Condition: Near Fine


Large folio (15" x 12") hardback with intro text, 62 large, full color plates, often full page prints, and section at the back referring to each print. Text is in Japanese with additional French titles to the prints. Book is fine with NF dust jacket in VG box -- box has small tears at open end corners. Handwritten note in very neat script encourages the current owner to admire and respect the book as the grandchildren of the previous owner do. Impressive volume. View more info

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Indian Trade Goods

By: Woodward, Arthur

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Binford & Mort: 1989

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 144390

ISBN: 0832301361

Condition: Near 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. Pictorial covers, b&w photos and drawings throughout. 38 pages. The use of the term "trade goods" in relation to those objects of European origin which found their way into the hands of the Indians on the North American continent from the 16th century through the 19 is, in a sense, a misnomer. Under this category collectors, archaeologists, historians and ethnologists have lumped all items either traded, sold o... View more info