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Image for A Farming Century The Darent Valley 1892-1992

A Farming Century The Darent Valley 1892-1992

By: Alexander, William

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Quiller Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18401


Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 176 page. NEAR FINE book, crisp & bright with minor bump at base of spine. SIGNED by the author. NEAR FINE jacket, trace of rubbing on edges. Story of the Alexander dynasty and the community of Scottish farmers in the Darent Valley of Southeast England. Packaged with care and shipped in a box.; Packaged with care. View more info

Image for Lennoxville, Volume 1. [Quebec, Canada]

Lennoxville, Volume 1. [Quebec, Canada]

By: Atto, Kathleen H.; and Committee

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Lennoxville-Ascot Historical and Museum Society: 1975

Seller ID: 24002


Very Good; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 192 pages, wraps. Illustrated with black & white photos. Spine & edges of cover quite tanned. Interior clean; previous owner's notation at top of title page. View more info

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Witchcraft in the Thames Valley; Traditional Witchcraft Tales of the Thames Valley

By: Barham, Tony

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Spurbooks: 1973

Seller ID: 26310


Very Good+; Softcover; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 64 pages. Light rubbing on edges of cover; light smudging on back cover. Tightly bound. Interior crisp, clean, unmarked. Witchcraft in Thames Valley England. View more info

Image for The Rastafarians Sounds of Cultural Dissonance

The Rastafarians Sounds of Cultural Dissonance

By: Barrett, Leonard E.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Beacon Press: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26539


Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Bound in green cloth. Bright clean cover, sharp corners, firm binding. Interior clean, no names or markings. Jacket has minute tears at head of spine; short scratch. Price intact on jacket flap. Jacket drawing by Ras David Heartman. ISBN 0807011142. Packaged with care and shipped in a box.; Packaged with care. View more info

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Wigan; A Historical Souvenir

By: Blakeman, Bob

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Sutton Publishing Ltd: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29600


Fine in Very Good dust jacket; Hardcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Crisp, price-clipped jacket with some scratches on back panel. History of Wigan, Greater Manchester, England, an industrial town on the River Douglas. View more info

Image for Burke and the Fall of Language  The French Revolution as Linguistic Event

Burke and the Fall of Language The French Revolution as Linguistic Event

By: Blakemore, Steven

Price: $22.50

Publisher: University Press of New England: 1989

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 29192


Fine in Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 115 pages, bound in red cloth. Crisp, clean, tight, unmarked. As new and unread. In crisp jacket, About Fine, with light shelf rubbing on back panel. View more info

Image for Acta Archaeologica Vol. XV Fasc. 3

Acta Archaeologica Vol. XV Fasc. 3

By: Brondsted, J.; Axel Boetghius; A.W. Brogger; K. Friss Johansen, et. al.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Ejnar Munksgaard: 1944

Seller ID: 28595


Very Good; Softcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Copenhagen; Text in English. Illustrated. Moderate edge wear; short tear at head of spine. Clean, unmarked interior. Annual publication by the National Museum, Copenhagen. Contents include: Bronze Paterae with Anthropomorphous Handles; A Runnel Stone from the Tomb of Atreus; The Stone Age Settlement at Trelleborg; Three Aeginetan Fragments; Some Early Fourth Century Sculptures. View more info

The Story of Magellan and the Discovery of the Philippines

By: Butterworth, Hezekiah; Frank T. Merrill and others (illustrators)

Price: $40.50

Publisher: D. Appleton and Company: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 31019


Very Good+; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 235 pp. bound in green cloth; gilt decoration, burgundy, white & black stamped ship on front cover; frontis, plus over a dozen illustrated plates, several maps including fold-out, many illustrations in text. Very bright, clean cover; gilt & pictorial intact; firmly bound. Moderate wear to extremitie, 1/4" nick in cloth at head of spine. Faint tanning to preliminary pages & bottom of title page; otherwise bright & cl... View more info

Image for Entre la Espada y la Pluma;  El Inca Garcilaso de la Vega y sus Comentarios reales

Entre la Espada y la Pluma; El Inca Garcilaso de la Vega y sus Comentarios reales

By: Chang-Rodríguez, Raquel

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Fondo Editorial de la Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú: 2010

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 29051


Fine; Softcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 242 pages, bound in pictorial wraps. Crisp, clean, tight. Spanish text. "Este libro realza, desde perspectivas muy variadas, las singularidades de la cro´nica "Comentarios Reales" del Inca Garcilaso de la Vega. La coleccio´n incluye el clasico ensayo de Mario Vargas Llosa sobre el luminar cuzqueno y los trabajos presentados por sobresalientes especialistas. Se le ha anadido a esta compilacion la conversacion s... View more info

Image for The Industrialisation of Soviet Russia 1; The Socialist Offensive: The Collectivisation of Soviet Agriculture, 1929-30

The Industrialisation of Soviet Russia 1; The Socialist Offensive: The Collectivisation of Soviet Agriculture, 1929-30

By: Davies, R. W.

Price: $38.70

Publisher: Macmillan Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30488


Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; London; 491 pp. bound in red cloth. About Fine book. Bright, crisp, tight . No names or markings. Hint of shelf wear at base of spine. In bright clean jacket with minor wear; yellowing on flaps. View more info

Image for El Tapaboca (Puerto Rico, 1812). Edicion y estudio por Jose Amor y Vazquez.

El Tapaboca (Puerto Rico, 1812). Edicion y estudio por Jose Amor y Vazquez.

By: de Goda, Andres Level; Jose Amor y Vazque

Price: $38.70

Publisher: Biblioteca John Carter Brown; Academia Nacional de la Historia: 2000

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 29069


Fine; Hardcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Numbered copy 390 of 800 in this edition presented with compliments of the John Carter Brown Librarian. 135 pages, black quarter cloth with brown cloth boards. Illustrated with map, portrait. Crisp, clean, tight and unmarked. About Fine. No dust jacket or slipcase (if distributed with either).Exploration of Venezuelan coast near Trinidad and Tobago. View more info

Image for Gli Italiani in Africa Orientale, Volume I  Dall'Unita alla Marcia su Roma

Gli Italiani in Africa Orientale, Volume I Dall'Unita alla Marcia su Roma

By: Del Boca, Angelo

Price: $52.20

Publisher: Editori Laterza: 1976

Edition: -

Seller ID: 25708


Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Volume I only. 990 pages, bound in full gray cloth. Clean bright cover, modest signs of wear. Firm binding, sharp corners. Pages & edges of text block lightly tanned. Previous owner's stamp on front endpaper; 'Firenze '77' written in ink. Otherwise unmarked. In jacket with light tanning; two tiny chips, 1/2" tear, minor soil. Volume I of this 4 volume history consists of three parts: Il coloni... View more info

Image for Lord Hastings' Indentured Retainers, 1461-83  Lawfulness of Livery and Retaining Under the Yorkists and Tudors

Lord Hastings' Indentured Retainers, 1461-83 Lawfulness of Livery and Retaining Under the Yorkists and Tudors

By: Duinham, William H., Jr.

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Archon Books: 1970

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 24194


Good+ in Very Good dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 175 pages, bound in navy cloth. GOOD to VERY GOOD book. Mild shelf rubbing at base of spine. Clean interior with ink underlining on several pages. Jacket quite tanned; light rubbing & short tears on top edge. Original price intact on flap. Packaged with care and shipped in a box.; Packaged with care. View more info

Image for Edward Bulwer Lytton's Assorted Works, Six Select Volumes.: The Last of the Barons, Vols 1 & 2; Harold The Last of the Saxon Kings Vols 1 & 2; The Last Days of Pompeii, Rienzi; The Last of the Roman Tribunes.

Edward Bulwer Lytton's Assorted Works, Six Select Volumes.: The Last of the Barons, Vols 1 & 2; Harold The Last of the Saxon Kings Vols 1 & 2; The Last Days of Pompeii, Rienzi; The Last of the Roman Tribunes.

By: Edward Bulwer Lytton; Max R. Morton (illustrator)

Price: $54.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1905

Edition: Reprint; First Printing

Seller ID: 31015


Very Good+; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Six Volumes, part of the Works of Edward Bulwer Lytton. Each volume bound in brown cloth; black & white illustrated plates by Max R. Morton. Very clean, tightly bound. Minor edge wear; hint of fading on spines. Previous owner's name written on front endpapers. Interior pages crisp, clean, unmarked. View more info

Image for A Chateau at the Front

A Chateau at the Front

By: Foucault, Marquise de

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29010


Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket; Hardcover; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 338 pages. A journal of wartime France in World War I. Bright cover, tightly bound. LIght wear on edges; corner tips. Pages clean, bright and unmarked. In dustjacket, mended with tape at spine ends; several shallow tears; soil on back panel. Front panel quite bright. Price of $4.00 intact on flap. View more info