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Assisi

By Ciol, Elio (text By Franco Cardini and Alistair Crawford)

Munich: Metamorphosis, 1992. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Elio Ciol. In German. B/w and color photographs of Assisi, Italy. Clean & tight. NO markings. Very little text, so no need to know German to appreciate this stunning book. Rectangular 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall.

$50.00

Struggle for Mastery in Germany, 1779 - 1850

By Simms, Brendan

New York: St. Martin's, 1998. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Pictorial boards. 242 pages, including index. Very minor rubbing on bottom edge. Clean and tight. NO markings. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$63.95

Albion: The Origins of the English Imagination
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Albion: The Origins of the English Imagination

By Ackroyd, Peter

London: Chatto & Windus, 2002. First English Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Claret paper boards with gilt spine lettering. Illustrated endpapers. Only fault: bottom front corner lightly bumped. Dj has very minor edgewear. Signed by author on title page. This dazzling book demonstrates that a quintessentially English quality can be discovered in all forms of English culture, not only in literature but also in painting, music, architecture, philosophy and science. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.00

North Wales Miners: A Fragile Unity, 1945 - 1996
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North Wales Miners: A Fragile Unity, 1945 - 1996

By Gildart, Keith

Cardiff, Wales: University of Wales Press, 2001. First Printing. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Published on behalf of the History and Law Committee of the Board of Celtic Studies. A new insight into mining history. It moves away from the industrial south and examines the recent history of the north Wales coalfield and its place in working-class history. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$53.00

Germany Under Three Emperors

By Radziwill, Princess Catherine (Catherine Kilb-Danvin)

London: Cassell & Company, 1917. Edition not Stated. Hard Cover. Good+/No Jacket. Illustrated with eight photogravure plates tipped in. Endpapers discolored. Front hinge starting. Previous owner's bookplate on front free endpaper.Red cloth boards with black lettering and German insignia. Spine sunned. Otherwise clean and tight. Thick 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.

$38.00

Country of Horace and Virgil

By Boissier, Gaston (translated By D. Havelock Fisher)

New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1896. Edition not Stated. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. The Italy of Horace and Virgil and how these areas affected their works. Illustrated with maps and plans. Many pages unopened. Endpapers discolored. Red cloth boards with gilt spine lettering on brown. Head/heel of spine slightly bumped. Otherwise clean and tight. No markings. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$45.00

Parish Registers of England

By Cox, J. Charles

London / Totowa, New Jersey: EP Publishing / Rowman & Littlefield, 1974. Reprint. Hard Cover. As New/Near Fine. First published in 1910. Appears unread. Dj has very minor edgwear and spine is slightly sunned. 290 pages, including index. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$40.00

Unknown London

By Bell, Walter G.

London: Bodley Head, 1951. Fifth Impression. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Blue cloth boards with gilt spine lettering with London's seal on front board. With 39 illustrations including contemporary prints, plans, drawings, and a fold-out map. Previous owner's name and address on front free endpaper. A book plate on front pastedown. Head/heel of spine bumped. Dj has minor edgewear and rubbing. Spine sunned. In protective mylar jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$24.00

Edinburgh Pictures

By Moffat, Edward

Edinburgh: Robert Grant & Son, 1947. Original Wraps. Good/No Jacket as Issued. Twenty-four b/w plates of scenes of Edinburgh. List of plates at end. Covers have edgewear and minor creasing. Spine has chips at head and heel and in the middle. Price 7/6 net on back cover. Rectangular 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.

$15.00

Foot-Loose in the British Isles

By Franck, Harry A.

New York: Century, 1931. First printing (stated). Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Yellow decorated cloth boards. Illustrated with 42 photos, mainly by the author. Head/heel of spine bumped and slightly worn. Inside hinge cracked. "Being a desultory and not too serious account of sixteen months of living in Engla nd and peregrinating hither and yon throughout Great Britain."

$20.00

Passion for Sicilians: The World Around Danilo Dolci.

By Mangione, Jerre

William Morrow & Co., New York, 1968. First edition.. Very good+ in very good dj. Top edges of boards are slightly faded. Dj is faded on spine and has a tear at top front edge that has been "repaired" on the inside with masking tape. Price clipped. Otherwise very clean and tight.

$18.50

Private Power and Centralization in France
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Private Power and Centralization in France

By Suleiman, Ezra N.

Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University, 1987. Edition not Stated. Hard Cover. As New/As New. Here a well-known expert on modern French politics maintains that this view is now in need of serious revision. By examining the relationship between the "notaires," members of a significant French legal profession with deep roots in French history, and the state, Ezra Suleiman demonstrates that clientelism exists and may be more dangerous in a centralized state than in a decentralized one. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$8.95

Hungary--to Be or Not to Be

By Vambery, Rustem

New York: Frederick Ungar, 1946. Edition not Stated. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. Head/heel of spine is bumped. Dj has two closed tears and minor edgewear. Rub mark on dj rear hinge and minor foxing on dj edges. Discoloration on endpapers. Pages are beginning to yellow. Otherwise clean and tight.

$25.00

Old Touraine: The Life and History of the Famous Chateaux of France

By Cook, Theodore Andrea

New York: Brentano's. No Date. Full-Leather. Very Good/No Jacket. Black leather with gilt lettering and coat of arms. Two volumes in one. Printed in the early 1900s. Illustrated with b/w photos and foldout map. Head/heel of spine and corners lightly bumped. A very nice copy. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$22.50

Windsor Revisited

By H. R. H. The Duke of Windsor

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1960. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. Grey cloth boards maroon endpapers. Head/heel of spine bumped. Illustrated with many b/w photographs. Minor foxing on edges. Binding tight. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.00

Jan van Linschoten: Dutch Marco Polo

By Parr, Charles McKew

New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1964. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Sixteenth-century adventurer whose writings opened the fabled East to the Dutch and English. Illustrated with 28 old engravings, including frontis. Map endpapers. Brown cloth boards. Head of spine slightly bumped. Dj has minor edgewear at head/heel of spine. Price intact. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$45.00

Passing of Spain and the Ascendency of America

By Crabtree, J.B.

Springfield, Massachusetts: King-Richardson Publishing, 1898. First Edition. Leather. Very Good/No Jacket. Brown leather boards with gilt letting and blind stamped design. Edge wear and some wear on spine. Two small tears at head of spine. Endpapers is a colored design of American and Cuban flags. Color spread illustration of Battle of Manila tipped in before title page. Many other b/w illustrations. A very nice copy.

$45.00

Three Aspects of Stuart England

By Clark, Sir George

London: Oxford, 1960. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. Series V in the Whidden Lectures. Sir George Clark, the Provost of Oriel College, Oxford, from 1947-1957, delivered these three lectures in January 1960 at McMaster University, Toronto. Pale green cloth boards. Dj is soiled and has chips and one closed tear. In protective jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$12.50

Field Guide to the Birds of Britain and Europe

By Peterson, Roger Tory, Guy Mountfort and P. A. D. Hollom

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1954. Edition not Stated. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. With over 1,100 illustrations, nearly 600 in full color, and 367 distribution maps. Light blue cloth boards with blue lettering on front and spine, and drawing of bird on front. Illustrated endpapers. head/heel of spine bumped. Otherwise clean and tight. Dj has edgewear. In protective jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$15.00

New Mediterranean Traveller

By Lorenz, D. E.

New York: Fleming H. Revell, 1930. sixteenth Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Blue/green cloth boards with gilt lettering and decorative blind stamp. Corners rounded. Head/heel of spine bumped. Previous owner's name and state room number in pencil on front free endpaper. Illustrated with b/w photos and fold-out maps. Minor staining on top edge. Otherwise clean and tight. A very nice copy. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$20.00

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