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Taunus & Leipzig Karl Langewiesche Verlag 1930 Softcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket  
Very good condition bound in dark blue decorative printed paper wrappers. Includes heavy paper dust jacket in good plus condition. Covers are lightly shelfworn on bottom edges. Binding is tight and sturdy. Dust jacket chipped at corners of spine, slightly yellowed with age, part of cover illustration is torn, probably from removal of a label. Part of "Die Blauen Buecher" series (The Blue Books) ; 8vo; 112 pages  
Price: 20.00 USD
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2 GALLERY OF FASHION 1790 - 1822 From Plates by Heideloff and Ackermann. with an Introduction by Sacheverell Sitwell.
London Batsford Colour Books 1949 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a First Edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book belongs to the series of Batsford Books - a combination of text background on the subject a Frontispiece and 15 plates that are blank on the reverse side. Nicely colored with careful detail with a caption below that emphasizes needlework, fabric, etc. , plus the use for the dress. Court dress, Walking dress, etc.. Each plate is numbered next to the caption with notes containing emphasis and explanations. The Frontispiece has a border of scarves, hats, bows, feathers, belts. All plates are in color. The binding is tight, the book has a neatly written former owner gift note on the front free end paper corner - dated 1951. There is a small moisture mark on the lower right corner. The book interior is clean and crisp. The plates are pristine. The books is paper covered, not cloth. The dust jacket has another scene in color. There is some darkening at the top and bottom edges. The soft paper jacket has wear at the points where the jacket is folded over the spine and the fore edges. There are a couple of short closed tears and minimal small chips at the corners. Generally clean, unclipped, and now protected from any further wear by a new, archival, see-through, removable mylar cover that makes the book look bright and fresh..; 8vo 
Price: 29.00 USD
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Rome, Italy 1988 Softcover Near Fine in Fine dust jacket  
Would be fine except for a trace of pencil erasure on the front free end paper and a hint of a bump on the lower front corner. This softcover book is smartly designed with its own dust jacket in a quality mauve art paper. It is clean inside and out. The binding is tight and the appearance is crisp and new looking. This is a book about the 44 volumes of the work that records the history and culture of Italy. It provides background information on the preparation of the work, the Institution that holds it, and ongoing dialogue, conferences, language and cultural edcation programs. The book is in English and is illustrated in color. 141 pages. ; 4to  
Price: 30.00 USD
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4 ITALIANS TO AMERICA Lists of Passengers Arriving At U. S. Ports
Wilmington, DE Scholary Resources 2001 0842028439 / 9780842028431 First Edition Hardcover Fine 
This is a hardcover book without a dust jacket (as issued) . The book is in fine conditon - tight, bright, crisp, and very clean. There is no wear to the covers or interior. The end papers, page edges, and pages are crisp and bright. The book appears to be untouched. Quality binding and condition. ; Passengers Arriving At New York May 1899-November 1899; Vol. 13; 8vo; 481 pages 
Price: 48.00 USD
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5 LINEA DI OPERAZIONI FIUME - ZAGABRIA NO. 6 Monografia Geografica Venezia Giulia Croazia - Slovenia | Capitola 26
Ministero Della Guerra 1930 Softcover 
This is a book and map atlas published in 1930 and written in Italian covering the area of Venezia Guilia Croazia - Slovenia (Venice and the northwest corner of Italy and across the border into Croatia - Slovenia including Zagreb - the northwest area of what was once called Yugoslavia. ) This is a book with a flexible cover made of heavy weight grey art paper backed with fabric for strength. There are 142 pages of text in Italian and with 9 of 10 maps with two pasted down maps at the front and rear on the interior of the covers. Map 3 is missing except for one panel . Those present are 1 and 2, plus 4 though 10. The book appears to be published by the Ministero della Guerra which is printed on the title pages which is on the cover of the book. The rear of the book includes another map on the rear panel showing three geographica areas within the area described above and titled "Teatro di operazioni Italo-Jugoslavo". The areas shown in the map are numbered 5, 6, 7. This is Monografia Geografica N. 6 for Venezia Giulia Croazia-Slovenia and specifically the Linea di Operazioni Fiume - Zagabria. In the upper right hand corner of the front cover 'Copia No and a line are printed in the corner and the number '4' is stamped on the line. There is another stamp showing "Pubblicazione No 341R". It also states Capitolo 26 in due (2) volumi. This is Volume 1. The text covers the terrain and features with quite a lot of detail, including pronounciation and much more in an Appendix.. The binding is strong, but delicate in that the block of text and maps weighs about one pound and it is sewn to the cover, without glue. The top and bottom of the spine shows wear with some chipping. There is a small label with a border that has the number 10 written on it in red pencil. There is some rice paper reinforcement of the extremes of the spine in a blending tone to match the grey of the covers. The front cover has some smudges. The interior pages of text in Italian are clean and crisp except for some short vertical lines in pencil in the margin next to specific lines. There is a small oval stamp on the first page, plus some alpha and numeric characters in pencil in the margin. There are two small stamps at the rear of the book which says 'Withdrawn' in English. There are no other marks or writing. The maps are on strong paper with several fold marks. The first map is the largest at approximately 24 x 24 inches with black ink and a beige-buff shading to certain areas. The other maps are a little smaller with red and blue lines to marks roads or pass through, plus some solid coloring. .. The maps are in very good condition - there is a touch of darkening at the edges that doesn't affect the face of the map. There is a short closed tear at the hinge of the map stub which has been reinforced from the rear with archival Japanese paper. The book is about 8 ΒΌ" tall, 5 " wide, and 1" thick. Number 6, in Italian, 9 out of 10 fold-out maps, plus three other small maps on the end papers and the rear cover. This book is not commonly listed on the internet. Fiume / Rijeka; 8vo 
Price: 195.00 USD
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Dijon, France Academie Des Sciences, Arts Et Belles-Lettres De Dijon 1995 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a softcover book in French of writings from the Academie - Dijon for the years 1993 - 1994 - Book 134. The book is tight, bright, crisp, clean. The white background is very clean. No creased on the spine or to the covers or interior. No marks or writing. No wear. Well cared for. This book is a little taller than normal and is heavy because of the glossy, quality paper used in the printing. 544 pages. In French. ; 8vo; 544 pages 
Price: 24.00 USD
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7 MEMOIRS OF BARON DE TOTT CONTAINING THE STATE OF THE TURKISH EMPIRE AND THE CRIMEA, DURING THE LATE WAR WITH RUSSIA. With Numerous Anecdotes, Facts, and Observations, on the Manners and Customs of the Turks and Tartars.
London G. G. J. And J. Robinson 1785 First Edition Hardcover 
This is an ex-library 2 volume hardcover first edition. The book is bound in a maroon cloth library binding. The covers are neat, tight, straight, and clean. The titles on the spine are in gilt, including library call numbers. The end papers are clean except for a library label on the pasted down front end paper. The pages are in good condition - crisp, clean, toning on the tips of the edges. There are library pinhole perforations on the front two blank pages and the title page. There is also a three letter stamp on the reverse of the title page and large library stamps on the bottom edges. A former owner's name is written near the top of the title page in brown ink. Volume 2 has a water mark on the first eight pages in a small space near the top of the gutter. There is a little chipping on the fore edge of the blank papers which appear to have been added in the rebinding. The original 1785 paper appears to be without any tears or chipping. Text in English. A very good reading copy from the original edition. ; Vol. 1/2/2008; 8vo 
Price: 148.00 USD
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Taunus & Leipzig Karl Langewiesche Verlag 1930 Softcover Good+ in Good+ dust jacket  
Good plus condition bound in dark blue decorative printed paper wrappers. Includes heavy paper dust jacket in good plus condition. Covers are faded and shelfworn at edges and corners. One small chip at bottom of front cover. Binding is tight and sturdy. Dust jacket chipped at corners of spine, yellowed with age, but pictorial covers are very good. Book of portrait photographs of well-known German cultural figures of the post World War I period. Includes an index with brief biographical overview for each person. Part of "Die Blauen Buecher" series (The Blue Books) . ; 8vo; 112 pages  
Price: 20.00 USD
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9 OUTLINES OF GRECIAN HISTORY For Families and Schools
London John. W. Parker 1845 Softcover 
This is a small school-study book about Greece. This book could fit in a pocket. The paper covers of the book were covered with fine linen fabric and sewn to fit over the covers to protect it. There is a line engraving of Delphi and Parnasses as a frontispiece, a title page (New Edition) . There are 17 chapters followed by a seven pages of 'questions and examinations'. There are eight catalog pages of other available books at that time. The paper covers are not viewable. The linen cover is heavily stained and has the name of a former owner and a name that cannot be deciphered. The end papers have some pencil and ink writing. The interior pages are generally clean except for occasional words in ink. There is a small map of Greece and a line engraving of the Parthenon. 1845. This book appears to be frozen in time with its primitive linen cover, hand sewn to hold it over the paper covers of the book, plus the extra little writings. ; 12mo; 110 pages 
Price: 35.00 USD
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This is a book size pamphlet of black and whote photographs from WW Ther are 114 pages stapled in a medium brown art paper cover with turquoise type on the cover with the title "The Absolute Truth". There is no title or copyright page, however most of the photos have the words "U. S. Official" printed below the image on the left side. The second image has a printed logo in the upper right corner on the image that says "SIGNAL CORPS USA. The photos are of mostly human remains. Some of the photos include survivors taking care of the bodies. Below each photo are printed words such as Dust to Dust, Aviators' Sacrifice, Our Boys, Shell Shattered. The cover has a closed split at the bottom of the spine fold in the cover - now repaired with archival mateirals from the interior. The price is is low because of a diamond shaped stain that is quite visible on the interior pages and faintly seen on the cover. Dampness may have caused the brown paper to leak a light brown color. The diamond shape if about three inches in height on both sides of the upper staple. At the center of the book - the stain is less than a inch across. There is a former owner name and number on the first blank page in pencil. These photos are startling in part because there is no text (other than words described above) and because they were taken in close-ups. WW 1 is assumed because of the look of uniforms, including nurses, and because the word Argonne is included in one of the captions.. Military photographs. ; 8vo; 32 pages 
Price: 27.00 USD
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11 U.S.S.R. The Nagel Travel Guide Series
New York, NY McGraw Hill 1965 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
This is a hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book and jacket look unused - tight, bright, and very clean. There are two places where there is a hint of a water/moisture line and a touch of rippling - not that noticeable. The covers are a bright red cloth with bright gilt titles on the cover and spine - very clean and with no wear. The dust jacket is equally crisp and clean. The back panel of the jacket shows a little rippling if examined closely. There are no marks or writing in the book, however there is a former owner book ownership plate on the reverse of the half-title page. There are five fold out maps in fine condition - USSR, European Russsia, Moscow, Leningrad, Crimea. There are other maps throughout the book included with the text. All the pages are crisp, clean, and in English. The bottom corners of three of the pages near the back of the book had creases. There is a silky red page marker to save a place in the book. Meant to take along on a trip, this book did not leave the book room shelf. ; 8vo; 832 pages 
Price: 65.00 USD
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12 Abbott, Jacob XERXES THE GREAT
New York, NY Harper & Bros 1850 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket  
Small hardback book with dark red cloth and blind stamped decorative design. Title on spine is not visible. Cover has stain giving it a two-tone effect. Bumped and lightly worn bottom corners. Clean end papers. Faint water stain along edges of pages, however overall impression given is of a clean book. Six reprinted wood line engraved plates of pertinent scenes and two maps. ; 12mo  
Price: 29.00 USD
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13 Alison, Sir Archibald ATLAS TO ALISON'S HISTORY OF EUROPE Constructed and Arranged, under the Direction of Sir Archibald Alison, by Alex Keith Johnston. with a Concise Vocabulary of Military and Marine Terms.
Edinburgh William Blackwood And Sons 1852 Hardcover 
This is the map volume from this work by Alison. There are 108 maps of battles and a frontispiece labeled Military Signs and of Modern Fortification. It is a visual tool for reading the maps pertaining to the battles. . This is the 1852 edition. All the maps are firmly bound to a backing paper. The covers and spine are off - there are four parts: two covers, one spine, and one block of maps. The covers and the spine are full leather. The spine is ornately designed with two compartments used for the title and four with a handsome gold filled tooling . Two of the compartments have some missing leather. Could be restored or used for the maps. The maps are quite clean except for map 44 which has some heavy foxing (medium brown staining, probably from acidic paper that was inserted. ) There is occasional very light foxing on some other maps, mostly in the margins. Lithographs on a heavy weight of paper. Symbols of ships, forts, grounds are lightly hand-colored. The end papers are marbled. There is a former engraved bookplate with the name A. F. Cunningham. A later owner's name is written in pencil on the reverse side of the frontispeice. There is an alphabetical cross reference to the maps and an alphabetical glossary. ; 8vo 
Price: 565.00 USD
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DEUTSCHE KULTURBILDER Deutsches Leben in 5 Jahrhunderten , Anon.
14 Anon. DEUTSCHE KULTURBILDER Deutsches Leben in 5 Jahrhunderten
Hamburg 1934 First Edition Softcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket  
Soft paper cover is soiled and scuffed, but binding is tight and interior is near fine. Complete edition of 300 cigarette cards pasted in. Quality enamel chromolithography pictures, four to a page. Depicts five centuries of history and culture in color with explanation in text - German language. ; 8vo  
Price: 120.00 USD
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London Hand And Heart Publishing Offices Hardcover 
This is a hardcover book without a dust jacket. A date is not entered on the title or copyright page, however the last page of advertising refers to books due out before Christmas 1879. The cover is a bright red with gilt, black, and a touch of silver fill. The background pictorial is a London skyline. The end papers are a coated greenish-grey. The frontispiece is a view of London titled The Oldest View of London Extant. There are six pages of advertising in the rear. This book is about the origin of surnames found in London directories. Some of the ten chapter headings are: The Divisions of London Surnames, Immigration and Emigration, Robin Hood and the London Directory, Early Pet Names, The Bible and Nomenclature. The book covers are bright, clean and crisp with a tight binding and square corners. The gilt is quite bright. The end papers are clean and without marks or writing. There is a tiny tear on the front edge of the front end paper. The tissue guard for the frontispiece is foxed. The interior pages are clean. The front, bottom, and top edges show small spots of foxing (brown spots resulting from the environment or impurities in the paper) The book is covered in a see-through, removable acetate protector. This book has been well cared for. ; 8vo; 162 pages  
Price: 75.00 USD
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New York Oxford University Press 1978 0195200780 / 9780195200782 Hardcover Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket  
Tight, bright, clean hardack book without marks or writing. Unclipped bright dust jacket with publisher lamination line on the back panel, lamination layer stops near the top, does not go to edge. Hint of edge wear in two places. Black and white illustrations for each chapter from George the Dragon Slayer to The Divining Rod. 24 myths. First edition of 1978 Oxford University Press publication. ; 8vo  
Price: 18.00 USD
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17 Beveridge, Albert J. THE RUSSIAN ADVANCE
New York, NY Harper & Bros 1904 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a hardcover, former library book with modest markings. The book is bound in its original brown cloth covers with a gilt title on the front cover with decoration. The title on the spine is also in gilt as are the top edges. The end papers have a modest library book plate, a small stamp, and a remnant of something once tipped in (at the rear) The covers are clean and fresh looking. There is some corner wear. The interior pages are all clean. There are no other marks or writing. Only one of two maps are still in the book. The author documents extensive travel to Russia, Manchuria, and China in the early 1900's. ; 8vo; 486 pages  
Price: 18.00 USD
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18 Bourdeaux, M. Henry CODE D'INSTRUCTION CRIMINELLE ET CODE PENAL Annotes D"Apres La Doctrine Et La Jurisprudence
Paris Librairie Dalloz 1927 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket  
This is a flexible cover of a book in French with Articles of the Penal Code in France in the 1920's. This is a small book of 890 pages with advertisements. The cover is clean with a tight binding and the pages are clean, however there is a spot on the top edges. ; 12mo  
Price: 25.00 USD
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19 Brandys, Kazimierz A WARSAW DIARY 1978 - 1981
New York, NY Random House 1983 0394528565 / 9780394528564 First American Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket  
This is a First American Edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is tight, bright, and very clean. There are no marks or writing. There is a hint of a corner bump. The dust jacket is equally crisp and clean with a light touch of wear at some corners. The book has been well cared for. It may not have been read. The book was denounced as a subversive document when martial law was declared on Poland. ; 8vo; 260 pages  
Price: 19.00 USD
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20 Cantor, Norman F. MEDIEVAL HISTORY The Life and Death of a Civilization
New York, NY The MacMillan Company 1965 Hardcover; Fifth Printing 
This is a handsome hardcover book without a dust jacket. The book is tight, bright, and very clean. There are no marks or writing other than a former ownder name stamped on thee front end papers in very tiny letters. The covere is green cloth with gilt design and title which is bright. There is a hint of a corner bump on the rear bottom. Decorated end papers. There are some black and white photographs and drawings. ; Photographs; 8vo; 622 pages  
Price: 18.00 USD
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