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cover of Humanism; Finding Meaning in the Word

Humanism; Finding Meaning in the Word

by Walter, Nicolas

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Published
1998
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9781573922098
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Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 1998. Paperback. 144p., glossy wraps, in very good condition.
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cover of Pirro Ligorio: Artist and Antiquarian

Pirro Ligorio: Artist and Antiquarian

by Gaston, Robert W., editor

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Published
1988
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Florence: Silvana Editoriale, 1988. Hardcover. 303p., cloth-covered boards, 6.25x9.5 inches, illus., very good first edition. No dj, as issued. The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies Series, No. 10.
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cover of Maps and Atlases. The Bank of Cyprus Cultural Foundation Collections Volume I [incorporating] Part II, Mikes and Agnes Michaelides Map Collection Donated in 1988, M&A 1-64

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Nicosia: Bank of Cyprus, 1989. Paperback. 268p., illustrated with dozens of maps, about as many in color as b&w, fine production qualities, softbound in 10.5x7.5 inch dark blue wraps. Very nice copy, entirely sound, clean and unmarked. We are unsure, by the way, if "Part II" is aka "Volume II" - texts (in Greek and in English) should explain… Read more
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cover of フランソワ・ラブレーの作品と中世・ルネッサンスの民衆文化 Furansowa Raburē no Sakuhin to Chūsei: Runessansu no Minshū Bunka (François Rabelais's Work and the Middle Ages: Popular Culture of the Renaissance)

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Tokyo: せりか書房 Sekari Shobō, 1980. Hardcover. 419 pg. hardcover in dust jacket. Japanese translation. Very good condition. 5 entries in OCLC, none in the US. Mikhail Bakhtin was a Russian philosopher and literary critic who is credited with introducing the concept of dialogism. He was arrested by the Soviet secret police due to his association with Vorskresenie and exiled… Read more
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cover of The Crescent and the Rose: Islam and England during the Renaissance

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New York: Oxford University Press, 1937. Hardcover. xviii, 583p. + [16]p. of plates, cloth-covered boards with gilt titles, 6x9.25 inches, boards lightly edgeworn, head of spine frayed else very good condition. No dj.
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cover of Europe and the Turk; A Pattern of Alliances 1350-1700

Europe and the Turk; A Pattern of Alliances 1350-1700

by Vaughan, Dorothy M.

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Published
1954
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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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cover of Le Trafiq du Brésil: Navigateurs Normands, Bois-Rouge et Cannibales pendant la Renaissance

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Rouen, France: ASI Communication, 2000. Paperback. 48p., wraps, 9.5x12.5 inches, profusely illus., very good condition. Text in French.
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cover of Roads to Zion; Four Centuries of Travelers' Reports. Translated by I.M. Lask

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New York: Schocken Books Inc, 1948. Hardcover. 117p., neat little hardbound in blue cloth gilt-titled and enclosed in the dust jacket. The dj spine panel is sunned and quite faded, and mildly edgeworn. Spine panel of casing is slightly dim else nice, and even near-fine: clean, unmarked and sound. Schocken Library 14.
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cover of The Unconquered Knight; A Chronicle of the Deeds of Don Pero Nino, Count of Buelna. By his standard-bearer, Gutierre Diaz de Gamez (1431-1449). Translated and selected from El Vitorial by Joan Evans

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New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1928. Hardcover. xv, 232p., illustrated from period artwork nicely reproduced in b&w photogravure, hardbound in 9x6 inch ribbed red cloth boards with printed paper spine label in red & black, textblock left untrimmed to nice effect.. Label is rumpled with a splash stain, top and tail rims of the casing are a bit… Read more
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cover of Venetian Ships and Shipbuilders of the Renaissance

Venetian Ships and Shipbuilders of the Renaissance

by Lane, Frederic Chapin

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Published
1934
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Baltimore: John Hopkins Press, 1934. Hardcover. ix, 285pp., first edition, Lightly soiled blue boards with some wear to corners, toning along the margins of the pages throughout, else in good condition. No Dust jacket.
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cover of The Shadow of the Crescent: the Renaissance Image of the Turk (1453-1517)

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New York: St. Martin's Press, 1969. Hardcover. xiv, 257p., cloth-covered boards, 6.25x9.5 inches, illus., corners bumped else very good second impression. No dj.
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cover of The Cape of Adventure, being strange and notable discoveries, perils, shipwrecks, battles upon sea and land, with pleasant and interesting observations upon the country and the natives of the Cape of Good Hope - extracted from the writings of the early travellers by Ian D. Colvin with numerous illustrations

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London: T.C. & E.C. Jack, 1912. xxxi, 459p., plates as called for on coated inserted stock, hardbound first edition in 9.5x6.5 inch blue cloth boards gilt-titled, decorated gilt also with a gilded-top textblock, untrimmed edges. A bright square copy with a few aesthetical flaws: foxing to titlepage margins and to a few adjacent leaves and blanks, thereafter scattered instances.… Read more
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cover of The Renaissance: A European Awakening

The Renaissance: A European Awakening

by McCabe, Joseph

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Published
1926
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Girard, Kansas: Haldeman-Julius Company, 1926. Pamphlet. 64p., stapled wraps, 3.5x5 inches, list of other Little Blue Books at rear, wraps toned along edges, small pen mark on front wrap, pages evenly toned else very good condition. Little Blue Book No. 1140.
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cover 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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cover of The Jesuits and the Grand Mogul: Renaissance Art at the Imperial Court of India, 1580-1630. Occasional Papers 1998/Vol. 2

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Washington DC: Freer Gallery of Art - Arthur M. Sackler Gallery - Smithsonian Institution, 1998. Paperback. 53p., b&w reproductions throughout, nicely done, softbound in 11x6.5 inch lime-green wraps, a clean sound unmarked copy. India was at this time "the wealthiest Muslim nation on earth" and artists could be hired by the gross. Massive Jesuit building projects "required legions of… Read more
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cover of The Genoese Cartographic Tradition and Christopher Columbus

The Genoese Cartographic Tradition and Christopher Columbus

by Ferro, Gaetano. Translated into English by Hann Heck and Luciano F. Farina

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Published
1997
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Roma: Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca Dello Stato Libreria Dello Stato, 1997. Hardcover. 216p., an expensive production (courtesy government monies), dozens of very crisp clean folding color reproductions (of maps: in color, sepia, whatever is called for). Folio hardbound, 12x8 inch buff papered boards overprinted in sepia (map element) and black (titling of volume in hand). Upper cover yawns slightly,… Read more
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cover of English Travellers of the Renaissance

English Travellers of the Renaissance

by Howard, Clare

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Published
1968
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New York: Burt Franklin, 1968. Hardcover. xvii, 232p., cloth-covered boards, 5.5x8.75 inches, illus., very good condition. No dj. Originally published in 1914. Bibliography and Reference Series #179.
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cover of A Renaissance Globemaker's Toolbox; Johannes Schoner and the Revolution of Modern Science 1475-1550

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Washington DC: The Library of Congress, in association with D. Giles Limited, London, 2013. Hardcover. 176p., presswork on thick alkaline glazed stock, profuse facsimiles in color and a variety of sepias, hardbound, a small oblong volume in 8x9.5 inch black boards titled silver and enclosed in the dust jacket. A fine copy, really as new: perfectly sound, clean and… Read more
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cover of Spanish King of the Incas; The Epic Life of Pedro Bohorques. Translated by Ann de Leon, With a Forewordd by Peter Klaren

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Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2005. Sheet_music. First published in the Spanish language in 1997, and here with subsequent corrections. xi, 258p., hardbound in 9x6 inch bloodorange cloth boards and glossy dust jacket. An as-new copy, entirely fresh: sound, clean and unmarked.
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cover of Arte Veneziana e Arte Islamica. Atti dei Primo Simposio Internazionale, Venezia 9-12 dicembre 1986

Arte Veneziana e Arte Islamica. Atti dei Primo Simposio Internazionale, Venezia 9-12 dicembre 1986

by Grube, Ernst J., editor, con la collaborazione di Stefano Carboni e Giovanni Curatola

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Published
1989
ISBN
9788876620263
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Venezia: Edizioni l'Altra Riva, 1989. Paperback. 251p., glazed alkaline paperstock throughout, profuse captioned exhibit photography and facsimiles in b&w, with a brief but lively color section, softbound in 11.5x8.5 inch color wraps. Extremities slightly abraded with corner-tips turned, top and tail rims show dots of card, two remainder stamps (to bottom edge, to first blank), a few pencilled dealer… Read more
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