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image of A Knight of the Renaissance: D. Joao de Castro; Soldier, Sailor, Scientist, and Viceroy of India, 1500-1548. With 8 Illustrations

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London: Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers) Ltd, 1960. Hardcover. 235p., illustrated with a few scattered period images (site & portrait) and duplicate endsheet maps, hardbound in 9x6 inch red cloth boards spine-titled gilt. A remnant significantly trimmed dust jacket with flap text is laid in, to keep or throw. External titling is very dim, casebinding slightly edgeworn, clean and sound… Read more
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Memoirs of the Mogul Court. Edited by Michael Edwardes

by Manucci, Niccolao; Michael Edwardes, editor

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no date
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£8.87

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London: Folio Society, no date. Hardcover. 180p., illustrated with scattered b&w period reproductions, hardbound in 10x6 inch patterened cloth over boards. A good reading copy, top edge has been exposed to damp and there is some bubbling of cloth and endpaper margins, and a general air of dusty handling. As we say, a reading copy.
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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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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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£48.07

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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 Palaces of Goa; Models and types of Indo-Portuguese Civil Architecture. Photogrpahs by Nicolas Sapieha

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London: Cartago, 1999. 223p., a fine big artbook with the usual bells and whistles: glazed alkaline paperstock, excellent reproduction of contemporary photos (of which many, all in color) and b&w period images. Find numerous elevations, facades, and especially interiors (pillows on the divans are good guesses, not originals), promenades, views, gardens, these are palaces all right. Hardbound in 12x10… Read more
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£55.46
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Powhatan Foreign Relations 1500-1722

by Rountree, Helen C.

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Published
1993
ISBN
9780813914091
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£25.88

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Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1993. xi, 310p., plentifully illustrated with a number of new line-maps, period imagery and site photography; hardbound first edition in orange cloth boards titled black and enclosed in the glossy dust jacket. An as-new copy, we see no flaw: perfectly sound, clean and unmarked. Author Rountree is the "current expert on the Powhatans," a… Read more
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image of Narrative of the Incas. Translated and Edited by Roland Hamilton and Dana Buchanan from the Palma de Mallorca Manuscript

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Austin: University of Texas Press, 1996. Hardcover. xviii, unnumbered line-maps section, 326p., hardbound first edition in clothbacked boards gilt and enclosed in the dust jacket. An excellent copy all round: entirely sound, clean and unmarked. Quoting dj text: "..written in the 1550s..only eighteen chapters were actually available until the 1980s when the remaining sixty-four chapters were discovered.. Although written… Read more
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£13.31
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Antonio de Mendoza, First Viceroy of New Spain

by Aiton, Arthur Scott

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Published
1927
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£81.35

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Duham NC [sic]: Duke University Press, 1927. xii, 240p., illustrations on glazed inserted stock: a frontis portrait, a folded line map of the Mixton War (last attempt to be delivered from the Spanish) and a grim battlefield scene. First edition hardbound in textured dark green cloth boards and plain printed dust jacket. A wonderful copy, cloth very fresh and… Read more
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image of The Expedition of Don Diego Dionisio de Penalosa in 1662. Translated and Edited by John Gilmary Shea

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Chicago: The Rio Grande Press Inc, 1964. x, 101p., aside from introductions by Robert McCoy, publisher of this reprint, and J.G.Shea (1882), the text consists entirely in a beautifully photocopied facsimile of Shea'sl edition Penalosa's deceit in the original Spanish and the new Englishing of it. Hardbound in 9.5x6 inch blue cloth boards gilt; a little edgewear to boards… Read more
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image of A Week at Versailles. The Town - the Palace - the Park - the Trianon Palaces

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Paris: Librairie Hachette, 1922. Paperback. 276p., illustrated with lots of b&w period images and photos reproduced on inserted coated stock, the general text paper is very toned and verging on fragile; covers are a bit worn, dust-soiled and corner-creased, but quite intact and handleable, a fair to good copy of a book that was not meant to last long.… Read more
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Akbar the Great Mogul 1542-1605

by Smith, Vincent A.

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Published
1917
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£70.25

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Oxford: at the Clarendon Press, 1917. xvi, 504p., numerous illustrations and maps, the maps folded and bound in, all are present and in good shape, first edition in brown cloth boards gilt panelled in blind. A handled volume with card exposed at corner-tips, a slight dimming of the spine title, cracked front hinge (holding well), bright-white endsheets with little… Read more
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The Growth Developers: The Land Use Impacts of Infrastructure Investments

by Urban Systems Research & Engineering

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Published
1976
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£14.79

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Washington DC: Council on Environmental Quality, USGPO, 1976. 71p., 8.5x11 inches, preface, introduction, appendix, bibliography, illustrated with b&w photos, figures, map sections, graphs, very good government report booklet in stapled pictorial wraps.
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image of Summary of Congressional Proceedings of General Interest Compiled from the Congressional Record of the United States of America, April-July, 1947  [with]  July-December, 1947  [with]  January-April, 1948

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Ottawa: Empire Parliamentary Association (United Kingdom and Dominion of Canada Branches), 1948. Respectively iii, 315-409; iii, 92; iv, 159p., matching format: staple-fastened softbounds in 9.5x6 inch plain printed grey wraps. Staples are exposed to view, these in good shape. Items are all mildly edgeworn and dust-soiled, the '48 has a crumpled corner-tip. Complete, clean within and unmarked, good copies.… Read more
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image of Summary of Congressional Proceedings of General Interest Compiled from the Congressional Record of the United States of America, March - June, 1951

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Ottawa: Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (General Council), 1951. iv, pp.79-164, staple-fastened softbound in 9.5x6 inch plain printed grey wraps. Staples, which are exposed to view, are badly rusted, item is generally edgeworn and dust-soiled. Complete, clean within and unmarked, a good reference copy. The summaries are lucid with helpful annotations. Vol. VII, No. 2.
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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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image of The Action Coalition for Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual Equality News AB 101 Initiative Up_Running!

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San Francisco: The Coalition, 1992. Single 8.5x11 inch handbill printed both sides calling for support to get AB 101 on the November 1992 ballot, very good condition.
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image of Trade Unions in Soviet Russia. A Collection of Russian Trade Union Documents compiled by the I.L.P. Information Committee and the International Section of the Labour Research Department

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London: I.L.B., 1920. 91p., pamphlet in plain printed orange wraps, 8.5x5.5 inches. Dusty and edgeworn with small marginal stains and food flecks, ownership on cover, staples quite rusted. For reading and DNA retrieval.
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image of The Socialist Republic of Viet Nam; Basic Information

The Socialist Republic of Viet Nam; Basic Information

by Press and Information Department, editor

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Published
2010
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Ha Noi: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Socialist Republic of Viet Nam, 2010. Paperback. 104p., illustrated with scattered colorphotos in the text, augmented with tables and stats, softbound in upright 8x4 inch glossy decorated wraps, a nice little copy, sound, clean and unmarked. Grottos, bio-diversity, money, flag, industry, economic ambitions; a little more detailed than normal tourist stuff.
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image of A Guide to Social Security and SSI Disability Benefits for People with HIV Infection [pamphlet]

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Washington DC: US Dept. of Health & Human Services, 1991. 24p., 5.5x8 inches, bullet points, signs of illness explaines, references and services, very good pamphlet in stapled blue pictorial wraps illustrated with the NAMES AIDS Quilt photos. SSA Publication #05-10020.
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image of B.A.R. Bay Area Reporter: the catalyst for all factions of the gay community; vol. 3, #5, March 7, 1973: The Price of Fighting Sin

B.A.R. Bay Area Reporter: the catalyst for all factions of the gay community; vol. 3, #5, March 7, 1973: The Price of Fighting Sin

by Bentley, Paul & Bob Ross, editors and publishers, Donald McLean, Don Jackson, J.D. Miller, Lou Greene, Empress Maxine, Montezuma, Emperor Marcus, Sweetlips, et al.

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Published
1973
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£18.49

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San Francisco: Benro Enterprises, 1973. Newspaper. [32p] 8.25x10.75 inches, articles, reviews, interviews, event listings, local gay business ads, mild toning else very good magazine-style newspaper on pastebound newsprint. Cover story on Tzarina Luscious Lorelei and on the SF $110 million budget for fighting gays, prostitution and pot smokers.
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