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Full-time Provo

by Tuynman, Hans

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1966
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£9.24

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Amsterdam: Uitgevebij de Bezige Bij, 1966. Paperback. 142p., wraps slightly worn, previous owner's name on half-title page else good condition. Text in Dutch.
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image of The London-Spy Compleat, In Eighteen Parts, by Ned Ward. / With an Introduction by Ralph Straus. / London, Published and Sold by The Casanova Society, in Tooks Court, in Cursitor Street, MCMXXIV

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London [?}: The Casanova Society, 1924. Hardcover. The first reprint since 1700, more than 200 years previous, remarkable neglect given the Ward's journalistic skill, oft-scurilous subject matter, and his bawdy language. Great press-work on reasonably good paperstock, hardbound in tan boards with buckram-backed spine and simple title label. Cloth and label are very stained with handling; book remains handleable,… Read more
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£23.11
image of La Decouverte de l'Asie. Histoire de l'orientalisme en Europe et en Russie. Traduit du Russe et annote par B. Nikitine, ancien consul. Membre de la Society Asiatique

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Paris: Payot, 1947. Paperback. 367p., later printing, issued first a year earlier, 1946. Softbound in 9x5.5 inch rubricated wraps, paperstock acidic and toned, worst damage to cover's fore-edge (edgewear with chipping). First blank is folded vertically, a flaw we have let alone. A somewhat fragile "reading copy.
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The Early English Tobacco Trade; with eight plates

by MacInnes, C.M.

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1926
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£15.41

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London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., Ltd, 1926. Hardcover. x, 195p., presswork on curiously thick stiff paperstock, the called-for plates spaced regularly throughout. An odd little book, 7.5x5 inch cloth boards gilt in fine clean shape, slightest touch of edgewear to extremities but else wonderfully as-new, perfectly clean and unmarked.
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The Rise of the Baltic Question

by Kirchner, Walther

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Published
1954
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Newark DE: University of Delaware Press, 1954. Hardcover. xi, 283p., unprovided with any illustrations, hardbound first American edition in 9x6 inch pale buckram boards in well-preserved shape: entirely sound, clean and unmarked. Univ Delaware monograph series number three. "For more than four hundred years - from the twelfth to the sixteenth century- the Baltic lands, situated south of the… Read more
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image of [Reprint.] Narrative of the first English Plantation of Virginia By Thomas Hariot. First printed at London in 1588 now reproduced after De Bry's illustrated edition printed at Frankfort in 1590 - the illustrations having been designed in Virginia in 1585 by John White [aka Hariot's Narrative .. &c &c, cover titling] --to p.46, followed by The True Pictures and Fashions of the People in that Parte of America Now Called Virginia, Discovvered by Englishmen [&c &c] Translated out of Latin into English by Richard Hackluit

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London: Bernard Quaritch, 1893. Paperback. Two texts bound as one, a reprint of the Quaritch reprint: vi, unpaginated material, text to p.46 followed by 111 [112]p., large softbound in 8.5x7 inch plain printed wraps. Cover stock is brittle and the joint-folds are weak (but not ready to detach). Text reproduced single-side with paired versos and rectos facing, leaving those… Read more
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Europe and the Turk; A Pattern of Alliances 1350-1700

by Vaughan, Dorothy M.

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Published
1954
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£30.81

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Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 1954. Hardcover. viii, 305p., first edition openweave tomato-red cloth boards gilt in dust jacket. An excellent copy: cloth just slightly edgeworn, neat ownership signature to ffep, dj worn and faded though all dj text present and legible; expect a verso tape repair to one joint-line. All in all a very good copy.
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Pedro de La torre - Doctor to Conquerors

by Lanning, John Tate

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1974
ISBN
9780807100646
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£13.10

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Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1974. Hardcover. xiv, 145p., illustrated with a half-dozen documents in photographic facsimile, first edition black cloth boards spine-titled in silver- and copper-foil, a very nice copy in every respect but one: heavy top edge foxing. Else perfectly sound, clean and unmarked.
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Namban Art. A Loan Exhibition from Japanese Collections

by Tani, Shin'ichi - Tadashi Sugase

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1973
ISBN
9780913304013
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£15.41

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[New York]: International Exhibitions Foundation, 1973. Paperback. 127p., oblong in cardstock wraps, 8x8.5 inches, b&w reproductions with a small bright color repro section, item mildly edgeworn with two turned corner-tips, an otherwise perfectly sound copy entirely clean and unmarked.
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The Italian Presence in Colonial Virginia

by Weaver, Glenn

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1988
ISBN
9780934733052
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£19.26

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New York: Center for Migration Studies, 1988. Paperback. v, 88p., softbound in 9x6 inch decorated wraps; cover lettering in pink ink has faded considerably (spine title nearly illegible), else item is entirely sound, clean and unmarked.
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image of Western Barbarians in Japan and Formosa in Tokugawa Days 1603-1868. Second Edition

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New York: Paragon Book Reprint Corp, 1968. xiv, 434p., scattered facsimiles, several folding, a few in color. Fastened inside rear cover find a large pocket containing four more facsimiles (folded), one (plat map of Nagasaki) quite large. A very good copy, all elements present and in as-new shape: sound, clean, unmarked.
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£73.18
image of Ships, Sailors and Spices. East India Companies and Their Shipping in the 16th, 17th and 18th Centuries

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Amsterdam: NEHA, 1993. xi, 208p., an elegant hardcover in dark blue openweave cloth boards titled silverfoil and enclosed in the glossy dust jacket. Illustrated with a doublespread line-map, a large number of vignette period facsimiles scattered throughout text, though this "large number" is overwhelmed by a fantastic accumulation of tabled statistics. Find a small, double-sided "erratum" slip (errata, actually,… Read more
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£34.66
image of The Sultan's Servants; The Transformation of Ottoman Provincial Government 1550-1650

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New York: Columbia University Press, 1983. A revision of author's 1975 thesis in Turkish, evidently translated by himself: xxiii, 181p., illustrated with numerous tables, many period facsimiles, and a doublespread line map. Hardbound, the first edition of this translation hardcover in 9x6 inch white cloth boards titled in irridescent purple and enclosed in the purple dust jacket. A structurally… Read more
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image of A briefe and true report of the new found land of Virginia. The 1590 Theodor de Bry Latin Edition - Facsimile edition accompanied by the modernized English text

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Charlottesville: Published for the Library at the Mariners' Museum by the University of Virginia Press, 2007. Paperback. xv, 189p., a high-end art book, the softbound issue in massive 12x9 inch decorated wraps, a fine as-new copy: entirely sound, clean and unmarked. The "facsimile" runs from p.81 to 187 with a plethora of fullpage color plates reproduced beautifully, while the… Read more
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image of Through Closed Doors: Western Influence on Japanese Art 1639-1853 [with, laid in] Additions to the Exhibition: The following 49 objects from the Kobe Ciy Museum of Namban Art will be shown exclusively at &c &c.. Exhibition organized by Cal French, Tadashi Sugase, Kiichi Usui

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Kobe Japan / Rochester MI: Kobe City Museum of Namban Art / Meadow Brook Art Gallery, 1978. Paperback. 173p., vignette b&w exhibit photography throughout a double-column running text, with a brief colorphoto section. Softbound in 12x9 inch decorated wraps, externally a tad edgeworn, a sound copy within and without, textblock completely clean and unmarked. Laid in find a stapled… Read more
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Goa and the Great Mughal

by Flores, Jorge and Nuno Vassallo e Silva, editors

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Published
2004
ISBN
9789728848040
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£50.07

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London: Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation in association with Scala Publishers, 2004. 240p., fine-arts quality paperstock and design, a large hardbound in 11.5x9 inch black boards titled in silverfoil and enclosed in the striking dust jacket. Profuse vignette exhibit photography (and some fullpage plates) throughout a running text, a really nice clean copy: completely sound and unmarked. Bonus: laid in find… Read more
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image of Asian Travel in the Renaissance. Preface by Anthony Reid. Published on behalf of the Society for Renaissance Studies

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Oxford: Blackwell Publishing, 2004. Paperback. xi, 234p., illustrated with two period plates and a modern line map, softbound, a 9x6 paperback in 9x6 inch glossy decorated wraps. Fine copy, we see no flaw: sound, clean, unmarked. Touches on "purposes of trade, colonialism and religious conversion by a diverse array of Portuguese, Dutch, Spanish, Italian and English figtures.. contrasts the… Read more
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The Southern Barbarians - The First Europeans in Japan

by Cooper, Michael, S.J., editor; Arimichi Ebisawa, Fernando G. Gutierrez, Diego Pacheco and the editor, contributors

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1971
ISBN
9780870111389
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£30.81

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Tokyo: Kodansha International Ltd, 1971. 216p., profuse b&w exhibit photography, with scattered colorphoto work, presswork on alkaline clay-coated paper and hardbound in 12x8.5 inch openweave dark blue cloth boards titled silverfoil and enclosed in the dust jacket. Dj mildly edgeworn, cloth has a touch of dust-soil else perfectly clean, a sound unmarked copy.
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image of Catalogue 363, Foreigners in Early Japan Part II: Picture Scrolls, Prints, Books, Maps, Perry, Russians, Nagasaki, Travel, Geography, Netsuke, Yokohama, Meiji Cookery, Clocks, etc. [with] Catalog 386, Foreigners in Early Japan Part III: Perry in Japan, Nagasaki Prints, Christianity in Early Japan, Clocks, Whales and Whaling and A Major Collection of Yokohama Prints. [pair from a series, each complete in itself]

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Los Angeles: Dawson's Book Shop, 1966. Part II @ 72p., Part III unpaginated (similar), entries #146 to #561, small saddle-stitched copyshop-type formats (matching, rather plain), illustrations are small and faint, annotation runs from two lines to half-page and was composed by an expert familiar with issues are eras. Spinefold of III is toned, else the pair is in very… Read more
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image of The Indian Response to European Technology and Culture (A.D. 1498-1707)

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Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1982. xv, 225p., substantial plates section on glazed alkaline paperstock, with several in color; hardbound in dark blue cloth boards gilt and dust jacket. Slight edgewear to dj, yellow dj has left streaks on front endsheets, an otherwise nearly-new copy: perfectly sound, free of any soil, and unmarked except for those endpaper streaks.
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