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A Complete Guide to Heraldry
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A Complete Guide to Heraldry

By Fox-Davies, Arthur Charles; Franklin, Charles A. H. [editor]

Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd, New York, 1954. Reprint Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+/Fair. Illustrator: Johnston, Graham. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight. "In this edition several alterations have been made to bring the book up to date. For this the publishers are indebted to Dr. Charles A. H. Franklyn M. D." Illustrated cream-colored cloth over boards, deckle edges, top edges gilt, xii, 647 pages, Index, nearly 800 designs, mainly from drawings by Graham Johnston. Corners and spine ends bumped, covers very lightly soiled, small dent on fore- edge of text block and rear board. In an illustrated paper dust jacket that is discolored, especially the spine, chipped at corners and spine ends with tears at both ends of spine, soiled. Chapters include the origin of Armory; status and meaning of a coat of arms in Great Britain; the Shield, the rules of blazon; the human figure in heraldry; the heraldic lion; beasts, monsters, inanimate objects, the heraldic helmet, the crest, crowns and coronets; mottos, badges; heraldic flags, banners, and standards; marks of bastardy, armorial insignia of knighthood, armorial bearings of a lady, official heraldic insignia, ecclesiastical heraldry, hatchments, the Union Jack, "seize-quarters" and much more. Illustrator: Johnston, Graham. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Reference; Inventory No: 006586. .

$24.00

In Memoriam: A Book of Record Concerning Members of the American Academy of Arts and Letters
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In Memoriam: A Book of Record Concerning Members of the American Academy of Arts and Letters

By Various / Unstated

The American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, 1922. Edition Unstated. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Blue gilt stamped cloth spine, brown paper over boards, frontis of the Academy's building in New York city, xi + 231 pp., a veritable who's who of the American literary and art world, including William Dean Howells, Mark Twain, Henry James, Theodore Roosevelt, Winslow Homer, Joel Chandler Harris, Julia Ward Howe, John Muir; each former member has a portrait with facsimile signature and a short bio. Corners and spine ends bumped, covers rubbed, a number 15 written in red pencil in blank margin page 3; otherwise, a very nice copy, clean, no writing or marks, binding tight. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 0 lbs 13 oz. Category: Autobiography/Biography/Memoirs; Reference Books, Bibliographies, Dictionaries; Books; Inventory No: 005915. .

$16.00

Hossfeld's New Practical Method for Learning the Japanese Langauge
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Hossfeld's New Practical Method for Learning the Japanese Langauge

By Weintz, H. J

Peter Reilly, Publisher - Importer, Philadelphia, 1918. Second Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Gold/brown cloth over boards, the "New Edition," from the original 1904 edition, xi + 226 pp. + [2 pp. ], Index, Conversational Phrases, Japanese-English and English-Japanese Vocabularies. Corners and spine ends bumped, covers soiled and scuffed, book is a little shaken, but binding is still sound. The text of the book is clean and unmarked, no previous owner marks or notations. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 0 lbs 14 oz. Category: Japan Related; Reference Books, Bibliographies, Dictionaries; Inventory No: 005913. .

$40.00

The American Art Book
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The American Art Book

By Various / Unstated

Phaidon Press Ltd, London, 1999. Edition Unstated. Hardcover. As New/Near Fine. Size: 4to. A massive book 500 artists, alphabetically arranged with each artist getting one page consisting of an example of their work and about a half page of text, 512 pages, illustrated in color and b & w, Glossary of terms, Glossary of Artist's Movements, Directory of Museums and Galleries. In a color dust jacket that has some very light scuffing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 6 lbs 11 oz. Category: Art & Design; Biography & Autobiography. ISBN: 0714838454. Inventory No: 005371. .

$20.00

Books and Battles of the Twenties
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Books and Battles of the Twenties

By Cleaton, Irene and Allen

Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1937. Edition Unstated. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Text body is clean and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Illustrated with photographs, 282 pages, reddish gilt stamped cloth over boards. In an illustrated dust jacket that is chipped, corners bumped, and some sort of stain runs along bottom of dust jacket near front and rear flaps (does not affect book). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 lbs 11 oz. Category: Books on Books; Sociology & Culture. Inventory No: 000410. .

$20.00

Essays in Miniature
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Essays in Miniature

By Repplier, Agnes

Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1895. Edition Unstated. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Text body is clean and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Top edge gilt in good condition. Red gilt stamped cloth over boards, gilt lettering on spine, 237 pages. Corners bumped, covers stained, front and back, spine faded, water stain on front endpapers and at bottom of pages up to page 48, diminishing with each page, stain does not affect text. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 lb 15 oz. Category: Books on Books; Books; Inventory No: 000852. .

$12.00

National Geographic Index 1888-1946 and 1947-1976
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National Geographic Index 1888-1946 and 1947-1976

By Various / Unstated

National Geographic Society, Washington, D.C, 1967. Edition Unstated. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good+. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Text body is clean and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Two volumes, 1888-1946 inclusive and 1947-1976 inclusive. Very slight chipping to corners of dj. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 6 lbs 12 oz. Category: Reference; Inventory No: 000314. . This is a SET of books, therefore heavier than a standard volume, and may require extra shipping charges .

$20.00

Records of a Bibliographer: Selected Papers of William Alexander Jackson
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Records of a Bibliographer: Selected Papers of William Alexander Jackson

By Jackson, William Alexander; Bond, William H. [editor]

Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Mass, 1967. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good-. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Text body is clean and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Black gilt stamped cloth over boards, xiv, 236 pages, 18 illustrations; in a paper dustjacket. Corners and spine ends lightly bumped. Dustjacket has chipping at spine ends, along top edge and back corners, short tear at top front edge, spine discolored, light soil. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 3 lbs 3 oz. Category: Books on Books; Books; Inventory No: 000023. .

$15.00

A Critical Bibliography of French Literature Volume IV the Eighteenth Century
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A Critical Bibliography of French Literature Volume IV the Eighteenth Century

By Cabeen, D. C. (General Editor)

Syracuse University Press, Syracuse, New York , 1951. Second Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Text body is clean and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Blue gilt stamped cloth over boards, 411 pages. Ex-library, only mark is a stamp on front endpaper. Corners lightly bumped. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 3 lbs 0 oz. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Books; Inventory No: 000406. .

$15.00

Live and Learn: A Guide for All, Who Wish to Speak and Write Correctly
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Live and Learn: A Guide for All, Who Wish to Speak and Write Correctly

By Unknown

Dick & Fitzgerald, Publishers, New York, 1856. Edition Unstated. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. Size: 16mo. Text body is clean and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Dark green gilt stamped cloth over boards, 213 pages plus several pages of ads. "1000 Mistakes Corrected." Corners and spine ends bumped, bookplate on front end paper, covers a little scuffed, some small ink spots on fore-edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 lb 8 oz. Category: Reference; Inventory No: 001135. .

$35.00