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Changing Ideas on Architecture in the Encyclopédie, 1750-1776

by Harrington, Kevin

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Published
1985
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9780835715911
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Ann Arbor: UMI Research Press, 1985. Hardcover. xiv, 265p., cloth-covered boards, 6x9.25 inches, very good later printing. No dj. Architecture and Urban Design, No. 11.
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Early Jesuit Missions in Tarahumara

by Dunne, Peter Masten, S. J.

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Published
1948
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Berkeley: University of California, 1948. Hardcover. 276pp., dark maroon boards with gilt title on spine, Illustrated with 2 plates and a folding map at front (noted as following page 276 on list of illustrations page), Dust jacket flaps (containing summary of contents) of book neatly glued to front free endpaper, small stain on vertical edge of pages, else in… Read more
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El Triunfo de la Cruz; the first ship built in the Californias

by Hittell, Theodore H.

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Published
1960
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San Francisco: California Historical Society, 1960. Hardcover. 15p., first edition thus in cloth boards with paper title plate affixed front cover. Somewhat rubbed and soiled price clipped dj has diagonal pen line to upper left corner. Edge worn but else in good condition. Special publication #38. Taken from Hittell's work first published in the 1880s.
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Europe Through Arab Eyes, 1578-1727

by Matar, Nabil

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Published
2009
ISBN
9780231141949
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New York: Columbia University Press, 2009. Hardcover. xxviii, 313p., cloth-covered boards, 6.25x9.25 inches, corners bumped else very good first edition in like dj.
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image of Early English Intercourse With Burma, 1587-1743. Second Edition, With The Tragedy of Negrais as a New Appendix

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London: Frank Cass & Co, 1968. Hardcover. viii, 357p., cloth-covered boards, corners bumped, bookstore label on front paste-down endpaper, offsetting to endpapers else very good condition in a worn and price-clipped dj.
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Siam and the West, 1500-1700

by Van der Cruysse, Dirk; translated by Michael Smithies

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Published
2002
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9789747551570
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Chiang Mai, Thailand: Silkworm Books, 2002. Paperback. xviii, 565p. + [10]p. of plates, wraps, very good condition. First published as Louis XIV et Siam in 1991.
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image of Siam, or the History of the Thais from 1569 to1824 A.D. With a frontispiece by Margaret Ayer

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Bethesda MD: Printed [for the author] by Decatur Press Inc, 1967. 154p., illustrated with a single line map, hardbound in 9x6 inch dark red cloth boards gilt. Ex library bearing "withdrawn" stamps to endsheets and titlepage (no indication which institution), an unhandled copy, clean, sound and unmarked except for the "withdrawn". The acknowlegements page is chock-a-block with gratitude: typists… Read more
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image of East Encounters West: France and the Ottoman Empire in the Eighteenth Century

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Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1987. Hardcover. x, 192p., cloth-covered boards, 5.5x8.5 inches, illus., very good first edition in like dj.
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£36.95
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Jesuit mapmaking in China: D'Anville's Nouvelle atlas de la Chine (1737)

by Ribeiro, Roberto M; John W O'Malley

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Published
2014
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Philadelphia: Saint Joseph's University Press, 2014. 172p., very good hardcover, including facsimiles of images from the atlas. Early modern Catholicism and the visual arts series, vol. 11.
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image of Blue Lakes_Silver Cities; The Colonial Arts and Architecture of West Mexico, with illustrations by the author

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Santa Barbara: Espadana Press, 1997. Paperback. 272p., profuse b&w sketches of elevations, statuary, detailings and plat maps of neighborhoods to visit, a husband and wife team ran a small publishing company to distribute their guidebooks. This is an oversize paperbound, 11x8.5 inch glossy monochrome wraps, a fine unblemished copy: quite sound, clean and unmarked.
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The Dutch East India Company and Mysore: 1762-1790

by van Lohuizen, Jan

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Published
1961
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's-Gravenhage: Martinus Nijhoff, 1961. 205p., paperback, ex-libris, plastic title label added to spine; a decent reading copy.
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image of China and Europe: Intellectual and artistic contacts in the eighteenth century

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London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1968. 173p. hardcover, very good in a price-clipped dustjacket. Reprint of the 1925 book.
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image of A Cycle of Cathay. The Chinese Vogue in England During the Seventeenth and Eigtheenth Centuries

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New York: Columbia University Press, 1951. 182p., very good hardcover in edgeworn dustjacket.
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Lettres édifiantes et curieuses des jésuites de l'Inde au dix-huitième siècle

by Vissière, Isabelle, editor

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Published
2000
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Saint-Etienne: Publications de l'Université de Saint-Etienne, 2000. 201p., very good paperback.
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Cartographic Traditions in East Asian Maps

by Pegg, Richard A.

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Published
2014
ISBN
9780824847654
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Honolulu: Maclean Collection / University of Hawai'i Press, 2014. Hardcover. 123p., profuse color reproductions with extensive captioning in running texts; oblong hardbound in 10x11.5 inch pale grey openweave boards titled in silverfoil and in blind. A lovely copy of one of the loveliest map collections we have seen; 18th and 19th century maps of China, Korea, Japan. Clean unmarked… Read more
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image of Loi relative à la formation d'une Légion franche étrangère. Donnée à Paris, le I.er aout 1792, l'an 4.e de la liberté

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Paris: l'Imprimerie nationale, 1792. 24p., neatly disbound and trimmed, but retaining wide margins; old stain at bottom of textblock. Text of a law establishing the Free Foreign Legion, a predecessor to the French Foreign Legion. Several days earlier, the Assembly had decreed that "if the enemies' kingdoms would deploy numerous armies against the free people, it is important for… Read more
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Bibliography of American Cookery Books 1742-1860

by Lowenstein, Eleanor

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Published
1972
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Worcester / New York: American Antiquarian Society / Corner Book Shop, 1972. Hardcover. xii, 132p., a modern reprint and revision, hardbound in 9.5x6 inch green cloth boards spine-titled gilt. A bright tight unmolested copy, clean and free of any markings.
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image of Annulus Platonis: oder physikalisch-chymische Erklärung der Natur nach ihrer Entstehung, Erhaltung und Zerstöhrung

Annulus Platonis: oder physikalisch-chymische Erklärung der Natur nach ihrer Entstehung, Erhaltung und Zerstöhrung

by von Forchenbrunn; Herwerd; Anton Joseph Kirchweger

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Published
1921
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Berlin: Barsdorf, 1921. 551p. hardcover, later library-style binding. Reprint of the 1781 alchemical treatise. Penciled bookseller's note on front endpaper says "L. Pembroke's copy.
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image of Hermetisches A. B. C.  derer achten Weisen alter und neuer Zeiten vom Stein der Weisen. Ausgegeben von einem wahren Gott: und Menschenfreunde. Erster Theil, zweiter Theil, dritter Theil [subset, complete; vols 5, 6, 7 of larger set] - Berlin 1778/79 [facsimile from 1915]

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Berlin: Conrad Paris, 1915. Hardcover. Unpaginated preliminaries, 318, 348, 299p., photocopied text in Blackletter or Fraktur German throughout, facsimile #366 of an unspecified limitation. Very skilled casebindings of matching design, smooth brown cloth that very closely resembles leather, gotten up with raised bands and panels in blind that would have fooled this cataloguer into thinking 'leather', had it not… Read more
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£55.42
image of Benjamin Franklin and Eighteenth-Century American Libraries. Transactions of the American Philosophical Society held at Philadelphia for promoting useful knowledge

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Philadelphia: The American Philosophical Society, 1965. Paperback. 83p., printed on glazed alkaline paperstock and printed double-column with a couple of period illustrations, softbound in oversize (12x9 inches) plain printed brown wraps. Slight edgewear with a corner-tip crease, sound, clean and unmarked, a very good copy. New series - volume 55, part 9 1965.
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