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The Nile Tributaries of Abyssinia

By: Baker, Sir Samuel White

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Camden, SC, Briar Patch Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 20319

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


Publisher's full brown leather, gilt lettering on spine with camel design, gilt lettering on cover with five camel design, a.e.g., paisley endpapers. Illustrated with frontispiece, title page and introduction with black and white sketches by the author as well as black and white photographs. Sir Samuel White Baker, KCB, FRS, FRGS (1821-1893) was a British explorer, officer, naturalist, big game hunter, engineer, writer and abolitionist. He also held the titles of Pasha ... View more info

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Flight Out of Time: A Dada Diary

By: Ball, Hugo

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press: 1974

Edition: 1

Seller ID: 21943

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Full yellow cloth, black lettering on spine. Illustrated with 12 pages of B&W photographs and reproductions. . The volume is in excellent condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. Unclipped dust jacket is lightly chipped and worn, mostly around head of spine. FINE/VERY GOOD. . The Documents of 20th-Century Art Series. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. lxiv, 254 pp View more info

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Autobiography of An English Soldier in the UNited States Army

By: Ballentine, George

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chicago, Lakeside Press/R. R. Donnelley: 1986

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 19920

Condition: Fine+ with no dust jacket


Covered in brown cloth, gilt lettering on spine, medallion on front and top fore-edge. Very tight and clean. . Stamped with former owner's name & address. . Lakeside Classics Series. B&W Illustrations. 16mo 6" - 7" tall. lxxxiv, 354 pp View more info

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Oxford Life

By: Balsdon, Dacre

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Eyre & Spottiswoode: 1958

Edition: Second Edition. 1

Seller ID: 24041

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Publisher's full navy blue cloth, gilt lettering on spine. Illustrated with B&W photographs.. Gift inscription, otherwise clean, bright, and square. NEAR FINE/NEAR FINE. . B& W Photos and Maps. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 279 pp View more info

The Artful Dodger: Images and Reflections: A Visual Autobiography, and Retrospective

By: Bantock, Nick

Price: $35.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Chronicle Books: 2000

Edition: 1

Seller ID: 18929

ISBN: 0811827526

Condition: As New in Near Fine dust jacket


Publisher's full navy cloth with silver lettering on spine, pictorial endpapers. Illustrated with color drawings. Nick Bantock (born 1949) is a British artist and author based in Saltspring Island, British Columbia, known for his series, "The Griffin and Sabine Trilogy." His books are published by Raincoast Books in Canada and Chronicle Books in the United States, and are known for their elaborate designs featuring faux postage stamps, handwritten documents, p... View more info

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Thomas Becket

By: Barlow, Frank

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Berkeley, University of California Press: 1986

Edition: 1

Seller ID: 306

ISBN: 0520059204

Condition: Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket


Publisher's full black cloth, gilt lettering on spine, maps of Canterbury Cathedral on endpapers. 8vo. 334 pp. Illustrated with 22 pages of B&W photographs. Handwritten date on ffep (12-25-86), pages browning but supple, else fine. The price-clipped dust jacket has one small closed tear on the rear panel. VERY GOOD/NEAR FINE.. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Bonaparte

By: Barnett, Correlli

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Hill and Wang: 1978

Edition: 1

Seller ID: 9964

ISBN: 0809030497

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Full blue cloth, silver lettering on spine, printed endpapers. Illustrated with B&W and color reproductions, including several full-page color plates. . Bottom of fronts board and heel of spine lightly stained, edges of boards lightly sunned, library stamp (Library of Congress) on ffep, else fine. The unclipped dust jacket shows minor shelf-wear, including tiny chip on front panel. VERY GOOD+/VERY GOOD+. Color and B&W Illustrations. Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. ... View more info

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Bonaparte

By: Barnett, Correlli

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Book Club Associates: 1978

Edition: Book Club Edition. First Edition

Seller ID: 11190

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Publisher's full blue cloth, gilt lettering on spine. Profusely illustrated with color and B&W photographs, drawings and reproductions. . De-accession stamp on rep, otherwise unmarked, tight, square and clean. The dust jacket is price-clipped. VERY GOOD/VERY GOOD. . Textbook. Color and B&W illustrations. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. 224 pp View more info

Struggles and Triumphs: Forty Years Recollections of P. T. Barnum (Biography Complete to April, 1872)

By: Barnum, P. T.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Buffalo, NY, Warren, Johnson & Co.: 1872

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 14671

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's light brown cloth, gilt lettering and decoration on spine, blind-stamped borders on covers. Illustrated with33 full-page engravings. First published in 1869, this is the updated (to April, 1872) "Author's Edition." . Covers rubbed and worn, former owners' names on preliminary pages, text block clean and bright, tight and square. GOOD. . Engravings. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 870, (2-adverts) pp View more info

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Caligula The Corruption of Power

By: Barrett, Anthony A.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press: 1990

Edition: First American Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 612

ISBN: 0300046537

Condition: As New in Near Fine dust jacket


Publisher's full red cloth, gilt lettering on spine, red endpapers. Illustrated with numerous B&W photographs, line illustrations, maps, plans and family trees. Includes extensive Notes and References, Bibliography and Index. . The volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. The unclipped dust jacket shows only the slightest shelf-wear. AS NEW/NEAR FINE. . B&W Illustrations. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. xxvi, 334 pp View more info

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Dave Barry Does Japan

By: Barry, Dave

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1992

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 14866

ISBN: 0679404856

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Quarter bound in blue cloth over white boards, copper lettering on spine . Both the volume and the unclipped dust jacket are in perfect, unmarked condition. AS NEW/AS NEW.. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. x, 210, (3) pp View more info

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MEMORIES: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY

By: Barrymore, Ethel

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1955

Edition: Stated First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 19850

Condition: Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket


Quarter bound in publisher's black cloth over red boards, gilt lettering on spine, author's facsimile signature, gilt, on cover, fore-edge deckle. 8vo. 310 pp. Illustrated with numerous B&W photographs. Former owner's printed bookplate on fep, brief gift inscription (Xmas 1958) on ffep, otherwise unmarked. . The volume shows only very light shelf-wear; unmarked, tight, square, and clean. The uclipped dust jacket, now in Mylar, has some chipping and tears, else fine.... View more info

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King Peggy: An American Sercretary, Her Royal Destiny and the Inspiring Story of How She Changed an African Village

By: Bartels, Peggielene; Eleanor Herman

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 2012

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 19059

ISBN: 0385534329

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


AS NEW/AS NEW. . Color Photographs. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. ix, 334 pp View more info

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JULIUS CAESAR

By: Barzini, Luigi

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, Time Incorporated: 1966

Edition: 1

Seller ID: 599

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Publisher's full black cloth, color picture of Caesar-bust affixed to cover, purple endpapers. From Part three of LIFE'S seven part series-The Romans.. Volume shows mild shelf-wear, former owner's name stamped on fep, else fine. NEAR FINE. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 21 pp View more info

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The Republic Conversation on Fundamentals

By: Beard, Charles A.

Price: $69.95

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press: 1944

Edition: First Edition Thus. Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 7276

ISBN: 1412808030

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Full green cloth, gilt lettering on red panel on spine, red lettering on cover, t.e.g. (red). . Spine slightly sunned, else fine. NEAR FINE. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. (xiii), (i), 365 pp View more info

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My Just Desire: The Life of Bess Raleigh, Wife to Sir Walter

By: Beer, Anna

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 2003

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 14513

ISBN: 0345452909

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Quarter bound in brown cloth over beige boards, gilt lettering on spine. . The volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. The unclipped dust jacket shows only light shelf-wear, else fine. FINE/NEAR FINE.. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. xxii, (v), 292 pp View more info

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Virginia Woolf: A Biography

By: Bell, Quentin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1972

Edition: -. 1

Seller ID: 26309

ISBN: 0151937656

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Full brown cloth, gilt lettering on spine, blue endpapers. Illustrated with B&W photographs. . Volume shows mild shelf wear, else fine. Price-clipped dust jacket also shows mild wear. NEAR FINE/VERY GOOD. . Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. xv, (v), 314 pp View more info

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MARIE ANTOINETTE

By: Belloc, Hilaire

Price: $14.95

Publisher: NY, Tess Press:

Edition: Reprint. 1

Seller ID: 4829

ISBN: 1579125174

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Hardcover with dust jacket. Publisher's full black cloth, gilt lettering on spine. 8vo. 433 pp. Illustrated with maps. Includes Appendices and Index. AS NEW/AS NEW.. B&W Maps. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. viii, (1), 433 pp View more info

Image for Wolsey With 12 Illustrations and a Map

Wolsey With 12 Illustrations and a Map

By: Belloc, Hilaire

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, J. B. Lippincott: 1930

Edition: First Edition Thus. Second Printing

Seller ID: 17969

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


Publisher's full red cloth, gilt lettering on spine and cover, black bands on spine, gilt medallion on cover, top edge red. Illustrated with 13 B&W engravings. . The volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. FINE.. B&W Illustrations. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. (xii), 336 (xx) pp View more info

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Richelieu A Study

By: Belloc, Hilaire

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott: 1929

Edition: First Edition Thus. Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 18696

Condition: Very Good+ in Fair dust jacket


With 7 illustrations and 4 maps. . Dustjacket is soiled and torn in spots. . B&W Illustrations & maps. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. 392 pp View more info