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Rolling Stone: The Life and Adventure of Arthur Radclyffe Dugmore

By: Thomas, Lowell

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday, Doran & Company , Inc.: 1934

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 19320

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's full green cloth, black lettering with red palm tree and lion design on spine, black lettering with red lion and photographer design on cover, fore-edge deckle. Illustrated with numerous B&W photographs. . Hinge starting, faint water stain on cover, spine faded, stain on tep, former owner's signature in ink on ffep, else square and unmarked. GOOD.. B&W Photographs. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 311 pp View more info

Pacific Coast: A Rugged Harmony

By: Thompson, Tim

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Charlottesville, VA, Thomasson-Grant: 1988

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 18263

ISBN: 0934738432

Condition: As New in Near Fine dust jacket


Publisher's full tan cloth with blind-stamped title on front cover, gilt lettering on spine. Profusely illustrated with full-page color photographs by Tim Thompson. . The volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. Dust jacket is lightly rubbed at the head of the spine and has a few dark specks on the rear panel, else fine. AS NEW/ NEAR FINE. . Color Photographs. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 104 pp View more info

A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers

By: Thoreau, Henry David

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, PA, Franklin Library: 1983

Edition: Limited Edition. 1

Seller ID: 17340

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


Full blue leather, spine in five compartments separated by raised bands, gilt lettering or decoration in each compartment, intricate gilt decoration on both covers, silver moire silk endpapers, printed on archival paper, silk ribbon marker bound in, Smyth sewn, and with concealed muslin joints to ensure the highest quality binding. Illustrated with full-page B&W plates by Henry Bugbee Kane. A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers (1849) is ostensibly the narrative of a boat trip from Concord, Massachusetts to Concord, New Hampshire, and back, that Thoreau took with his brother John in 1839... View more info

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Discovering Britain & Ireland

By: Tourtellot, Jonathan B.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., The National Geographic Society: 1985

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 12083

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. 448 pp View more info

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Discovering Britain & Ireland

By: Tourtellot, Jonathan B. (Editor)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: National Geographic Society: 1985

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 17004

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Full green cloth, gilt lettering on spine, gilt decoration on front cover, blue endpapers. Profusely illustrated with color photographs. Map of Britain and Ireland laid in. . The volume is in excellent condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. Unclipped dust jacket shows mild wear, two small, closed tears at head of spine and top of front panel, else near fine. FINE/VERY GOOD. . Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. 448 pp View more info

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The Cradle of the Deep: An Account of a Voyage to the West Indies

By: Treves, Sir Frederick

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, E. P. Dutton & Co.: 1925

Edition: Eighth Printing

Seller ID: 27059

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's full red cloth, gilt lettering on spine and cover. Illustrated with 44 photographs and four maps. Sir Frederick Treves, 1st Baronet GCVO, CH, CB, FRCS (1853-1923) was a prominent British surgeon of the Victorian and Edwardian eras. An expert in anatomy, Treves was renowned for his surgical treatment of appendicitis, and is credited with saving the life of King Edward VII in 1902. He is also widely known for his friendship with Joseph Merrick, dubbed the "Elephant Man" for his severe deformities. Treves' ability as an author was discovered by Malcolm Morris of Cassell & Co... View more info

Coaching Days and Coaching Ways

By: Tristam, W. Outram

Price: $300.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1924

Edition: De Luxe Edition

Seller ID: 15492

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Bound in full red calf, spine in six compartments separated by five raised bands, a green leather label in one compartment, black leather label in another, both lettered in gilt, other compartments have a bright gilt stirrup, riding hat, horseshoe and a design, gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers, t.e.g. Binding is by Riviere and Son and bears his stamp on bottom of the fep. Profusely illustrated by Hugh Thompson and Herbert Railton. . Former owner's name written on fep and ffep,covers have one or two faint indentations in the leather, else unmarked, tight, square and clean. NEAR FINE. . ... View more info

The Habitable World Described; or The Present State of the People in All Parts of the Globe From North To South (20 Volumes, Complete)

By: Trusler, John

Price: $3,000.00

Publisher: London, Printed for the Author: 1788-97

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 14851

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Twenty-volume complete set bound in contemporary brown calf. Published from 1788 to 1797. Profusely illustrated with 69 fold-out maps and 155 engravings. "The Habitable World Described, or the Present State of the People in All Parts of the Globe, from North to South; Shewing The Situation, Extent, Climate, Productions, Animals, &c. of the different Kingdoms and States; Including all the new Discoveries: Together with The Genius, Manners, Customs, Trade, Religion, Forms of Government, &c. of the Inhabitants, and every thing respecting them, that can be either entertaining or informing to... View more info

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Berner Bauerngarten; Jardins Paysans Bernois

By: Tschirren, Hans

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Bern, Benteliteam: 1981

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 10720

ISBN: 3716503703

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


Publisher's glossy, laminated boards. Profusely illustrated with color photographs. Text in German, whit English translations to photograph captions. . The volume is in excellent condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. Boards show only light shelf-wear, else as new. FINE . Photographs. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. 95, (1) pp View more info

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A PANORAMA OF RURAL ENGLAND

By: Turner, W. J. (ed)

Price: $19.95

Publisher: NY, Chanticleer Press: 1948

Edition: First Edition Thus. Second Printing

Seller ID: 5543

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Second Printing (stated). Publisher's full green cloth, gilt lettering and decoration on cover. 8vo. 319 pp. Profusely illustrated with 48 full color plates and 137 B&W illustrations. Introduction by Edmund Blunden. This is an excellent copy, tight and square, with no markings other than a former owner's name and date (June 13, 1949) on the ffep, else fine. NEAR FINE.. former owner's name and date (June 13, 1949) on the ffep, else fine. NEAR FINE.. B&W Illustrations and Color Plates. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 319 pp View more info

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An Artist in Italy

By: Tyndale, Walter

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton: 1913

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 17905

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's full dark blue cloth with an elaborate embossed gilt design and lettering on the front cover and the spine, pictorial endpapers. Illustrated with 26 color tipped-in plates by Walter Tyndale with tissue guards present. . Head and heel of spine and the lower tips of the covers are lightly rubbed, front hinge is starting, front endpapers are slightly dusty, else unmarked, square and clean. . Color Plates. Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 307 pp View more info

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Americans on Everest: The Official Account of the Ascent Led By Norman G. Dyhrenfurth

By: Ullman, James Ramsey

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott Company: 1964

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 19135

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. xxi, (ii), 429 pp View more info

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Art and History of Sicily

By: VALDES, GIULIANO

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Italy, CASA EDITRICE BONECHI: 1997

Edition: Reprint. First Printing

Seller ID: 14133

ISBN: 8870096971

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Cover slightly worn, ends of a few pages soiled, else very good. GOOD. . Bonechi Art & History Collection Series. Color Photographs. 0.6 x 11.1 x 8.5 Inches. 174 pp View more info

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Rene Verdon's French Cooking for the American Table

By: Verdon, Rene; Carl Lyren

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Doubleday & Company: 1974

Edition: 1

Seller ID: 15192

ISBN: 0385087020

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Full blue cloth, red lettering and silver lettering on red panel on spine. Illustrated with several pages of color photographs. . Some light wear and rubbing around corners and head and heel of spine, else fine. NEAR FINE. . Square 4to 9" - 11" tall. xviii, (i), 614 pp View more info

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Budapest

By: Veszi, Endre

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Budapest, Corvina: 1967

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 20184

Condition: Good+ in Fair dust jacket


The unclipped dust jacket, now in Mylar, shows wear, chipping and mild discoloration. GOOD+/FAIR.. B&W and Color Photographs. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 137 pp View more info

Image for Vidal in Venice

Vidal in Venice

By: Vidal, Gore; George Armstrong (ed.)

Price: $14.00

Publisher: NY, Summit Books: 1985

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 18377

ISBN: 0671606913

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Former owner's name on half-title page, else unmarked, tight, square and clean. Price clipped dust jacket is very slightly rubbed at the head of the spine. NEAR FINE/ NEAR FINE. . Color Photographs. Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 160 pp View more info

Image for Contact! The Story of the Early Birds Man's first decade of flight from Kitty Hawk to World War I

Contact! The Story of the Early Birds Man's first decade of flight from Kitty Hawk to World War I

By: Villard, Henry Serrano

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Crowell: 1968

Edition: 1

Seller ID: 18269

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Terra cotta colored cloth cover, gold lettering on spine, black endpapers, black and white photographs of early flight; frontispiece shows photograph of the author preparing for his first flight in 1912. . Hinge slightly pulled, very little shelf-wear, tight, square and clean. Price clipped dust jacket has some wear to head and heel of spine and corners, rear flap slightly creased, else fine. . B & W photographs . Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. 263 pp View more info

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The Charm of Lancashire

By: Walters, J. Cuming

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, A & C Black: 1930

Edition: First Edition Thus. Third Printing

Seller ID: 19070

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Plates. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. xii, 158 pp View more info

Image for Caernarfon Castle

Caernarfon Castle

By: Welsh Historic Monuments

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Wales, Welsh Historic Monuments: 1988

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 24657

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Pencil writing on first page, otherwise unmarked, interior bright and clean. NEAR FINE . 44 pp View more info

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Italian Backgrounds

By: Wharton, Edith

Price: $180.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1905

Edition: 1st Edition. 1st Printing

Seller ID: 19814

Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued


Publisher's full dark green cloth decorated in tan, light blue and cream, gilt lettering on cover and spine, top edge gilt, fore-edge and bottom edge deckle. Illustrated with 12 B&W drawings by E. C. Peixotto and a photogravure frontispiece.. Head and heel of spine are lightly rubbed and the spine is slightly sun-darkened, small bump to bottom edge of front cover, one small (less than 1") bookstore label on front paste-down, paper covering front hinge has some tiny splits but the hinge is still intact, fore-edge of front cover has a slight ripple in the fabric (binder's error), else unm... View more info