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Atlas of the Irish Rural Landscape

By: Aalen, F.H.A.; Kevin Whalen; and Matthew Stout. (editors)

Price: $36.00

Publisher: University of Toronto Press: 1997

Seller ID: 30847

ISBN: 0802042945


Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 352 pages. Abundantly illustrated in color. Bright, clean, tightly bound book, sharp corners. Minor ding to head of spine. Pages pristine, no names or markings. About Fine jacket, crisp, clean. NOTE: A newer, more costly edition of this book has been published. View more info

Image for Justice by Insurance  The General Indian Court of Colonial Mexico and the Legal Aides of the Half-Real

Justice by Insurance The General Indian Court of Colonial Mexico and the Legal Aides of the Half-Real

By: Borah, Woodrow

Price: $22.50

Publisher: University of California Press: 1983

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 26874

ISBN: 0520048458


Very Good- in Very Good dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Personal copy (with his autograph) of the late Hugh Hamill, historian and Latin American History scholar. 477 pages, bound in maize cloth. Firmly bound, moderate bump at head of spine. Edges of text block lightly foxed and dust-soiled. Jacket with several shallow tears at head of spine. Only one physical book listed in worldcat. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. View more info

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Creating Mexican Consumer Culture in the Age of Porfirio Díaz

By: Bunker, Steven B.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: University of New Mexico Press: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27436

ISBN: 0826344542


Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 333 pages, bound in cranberry colored cloth. Light wear at base of spine; otherwise crisp and as new. Free of names or markings. About Fine jacket with minor wear at base of spine. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. View more info

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A History of Greece to the Death of Alexander the Great

By: Bury, J.B.; Russell Meiggs (revisions)

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Macmillan: 1963

Edition: Third Edition; later printing

Seller ID: 30860


Near Fine with no dust jacket; Hardcover; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 925 pp. bound in navy blue cloth; gilt lettering. Bright, clean, tightly bound book, sharp corners. Hint of wear to spine ends. Pages crisp, clean, no names or markings. Jacket absent. View more info

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Sliabh an iarainn Slopes History of the Town and Parish of Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim

By: Gallogly, Dan (Father)

Price: $135.00

Publisher: D. Gallogly: 1991

Seller ID: 30873


Near Fine in Good dust jacket; Hardcover; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; Scarce book, only 7 holdings in OCLC. 298 pp. bound in blue cloth; abundantly illustrated with black & white photos. Bright, crisp, tight book. No names or markings. A few pages folded at upper corner. Jacket quite dust soiled; worn along top edge, folds. History of the Mountain of Iron area. Contents include: Oughteragh Parish-- churches, shools and religious; Historical Overview including earl... View more info

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Bolton Past

By: Gent, Leslie

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Phillimore & Co.: 1999

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 27727

ISBN: 0850339723


Fine in Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; SIGNED by the author, Leslie Gent. 132 pages, nicely illustrated with black & white photos. History of Bolton (Greater Manchester England), from the Civil Wars, to the Industrial Revolution, mining, cotton and railways, to contemporary entertainment center and working class town. Packaged with care and shipped in a box.; Signed by Author View more info

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The Bank of Ireland 1783-1946

By: Hall, F. G.; with an Architectural Chapter by C. P. Curran; Biographical Notes by Joseph Hone

Price: $40.50

Publisher: Hodges Figgis & Co.: 1949

Seller ID: 30883


Very Good+ with no dust jacket; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; Dublin; Bound in blue cloth, bevelled edges; gilt lettering. Clean, tightly bound cover; moderate wear to ends of spine. Hint of foxing on edges of text block. Notation from previous owner on front endpaper. View more info

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Around the Banks of Pimlico

By: Johnston, Mairin

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Attic Press: 1985

Seller ID: 28192

ISBN: 0946211159


Very Good+; Softcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall View more info

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Artibus Asiae, Vol. LVIII, 1/2

By: Lawton, Thomas, (editor-in-chief).

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Museum Rietberg Zurich/ Arthur M. Sackler Gallery: 1998

Seller ID: 28242


Very Good+; Softcover; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 162 pages, bound in printed wraps. Contents include: The Sui-Tang Eastern Palace in Chang'an; The Buddhist Sculptures at Feixian Pavilian in Pujiang Sichuan; The Temple to the Northern Peak in Quyang; The Three Yin Masters of the Ming Court -- Yin Shan, Yin Xie, Yin Hong; Narrative Framing in the Tale of Genji Scroll. Nicely illustrated with maps, photos, drawings. Light edge wear, short corner crease on cover. Interi... View more info

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La ciudad y el campo en la historia de Mexico; Tomos 1 and 2. Memoria de la VII Reunión de Historiadores Mexicanos y Norteamericanos/ Papers presented at the VII Conference of Mexican and United States Historians, Oaxaca, 1985

By: Morneo de los Arcos, Robert (ed.); Hamill, Hugh M. Jr. (ed.).

Price: $74.70

Publisher: Universidad Nacional Autonomo de Mexico, Instituto de Investigaciones Historicas: 1992

Seller ID: 26847

ISBN: 9683618650


Very Good-; Softcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 2 volumes, paperback. Memoria de la VII Reunion de Historiadores Mexicanos y Norteamericanos/ Papers Presented at the VII Conference of Mexican and the United States Historians. Over 70 articles, 30 in English and the majority in Spanish. Only 3 copies appear in worldcat. These were editor Hugh Hamill's personal copies. Good to Very Good with edges of covers showing moderate wear, some bumping at extremities, short... View more info

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History of Scotland (Tales of a Grandfather); 3 volumes complete

By: Scott, Sir Walter

Price: $65.70

Publisher: Porter & Coates: N.D.

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 26993


Very Good; Hardcover; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; Philadelphia; 3 volume set; each book bound in burgundy cloth with gilt titles on spine; otherwise unadorned. Frontis illustration and one additional plate in each volume. 380, 233/223, 242/256 pages respectively. The original series (1829-1830) "Tales of a Grandfather" included a fourth volume on the History of France and a fifth unfinished volume continuing the History of France. This reprinted series is... View more info