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London: Strahan and Company Limited, 1881. LIMITED Edition Deluxe - this is NUMBER 136 of 300. Printed on special handmade paper, with proofs of illustrations on Japanese Paper. The whole edition is limited to 300 copies for England and 300 copies for america and no more to be printed. Spine has a great deal of chipping,… Read more
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Victorian Domestic Architect

by Smith, Oliver P

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Published
1978
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780892570423
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U.S.A.: American Life Foundation Library of Victorian Culture, 1978. A facsimilie of Oliver P. Smith's THE DOMESTIC ARCHITECT. A Victorian Stylebook of 1854 featuring Rual and Ornamental Cottages in Grecian and Coattage styles. From Historic Preservation and Archives. . First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Knights The Age of the Armoured Warriers

by Simon Adams

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Published
2009
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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£25.88

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United Kingdon: Carlton Books, 2009. Illustrated Boards with creative interactive pages. First Printing with Complete Numberline. Looks Brand New. Colorful unique book. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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WINDSOR a description of the Castle, Park, town and Neighbourhood

by Loftie, W. J

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Published
1886
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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£70.25

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Essex Street, Strand: Seeley & Co. , 1886. Burgandy boards with elaborate design to upper boards in gold git. Gold gilt all edges. Boards scuffed (see picture) but interior pages in near Fine condition with NO foxing. Tissue guards protect 11 full page etchings plus there are many small drawings. Tightly bound. 91… Read more
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A Brief & True Report Concerning Williamsburg in Virginia

by Goodwin, Rutherfoord

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Published
1941
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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£33.28

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Cary Street, Richmond, Va.: August Dietz and Son, 1941. Mauve designed boards with pastedown title to upper board and spine. Portrait frontpiece of King William III. A fourth & Abridged edition. Interior pages clean, unmakred. Tightly bound. . First Edition. Har. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Port Jefferson Story of a Village

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Published
1977
Condition
Fine
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New York: Historical Society of Greater Port Jefferson, 1977. Second Printing Revised, March 1978. Photographs throughout. Laid in: article of Bicentennial anecdotes about Port Jefferson.. Soft Cover. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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The Goodhues of Sinking Creek

by Burnett, W. R

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Published
1934
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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£70.25

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New York, London,: Harper & Brothers, 1934. Green boards with cream linen spine. First Edition stated. Four woodcuts by Lankes. Untrimmed side edges. D.J. is in two halves. This story was originally published under the title of Hard Wood in Scribner's Magazine. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Poor. Illus. by J.J. Lankes. 8vo -… Read more
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Stadt am Niederrhein DUISBURG

by R. Kirbach

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Published
1991
Condition
Fine
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Boss-Verlag, 1991. White boards with blue printing. PERFECT condition. D.J. is glossy with photograph of building on front cover. Packed full of color photographs. 95 pages.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Illus. by Photos By G. Korner. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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HELSINKI Espoo Vantaa

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Fine
ISBN
9789519728933
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Glossy slick colorful pages. Guide. FINE condition. Helsinkie is the Finland's capital and centre of trade and the most cosmopolitan city. The International airport is Vantaa. The New Opera house was completed in 1993. 32 pages plus map. Packed full of beautiful photographs.. Fine.
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The Year Is '42 (FIRST PRINTING)

by Bielski, Nella;Berger, John;Appignanesi, Lisa

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Published
2004
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780375422867
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£11.83

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New York, New York, U.S.A.: Pantheon Books, 2004. FIRST PRINTING WITH COMPLETE NUMBERLINE. Original price of $!8.95 on inside flap of D.J. 207 pages plus acknowledgements and notes on author and on the translations. Marbled color boards over brown spine. Lovely book.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.
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Jerusalem: Song of Songs

by Uris, Jill;Uris, Leon

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Published
1981
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780385148634
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£28.84

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New York, New York, U.S.A.: Doubleday, 1981. Lovely blindstamped cream book with Bright gold gilt printing to spine. Slightly loose. D.J. is covered in clear plastic for protection. D.J has unclipped price but price is lightly marked out. STATED FIRST EDITION. Clean, glossy, unmarked illustrated pages throughout. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Near Fine.… Read more
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Erlangen,

by Lederer, Helmut

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Published
1976
Condition
Fine
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Germany: Verlag Junge & Sohn Erlangen, 1976. Beautiful reddish boards with Bright gold printing to upper board and spine. Erlangen, Germany: Verlag Junge & Sohn Erlangen, 1976, Erlangen, Germany, 1976. Illustrated 177-page picture history and review of the city of Erlangen, Germany. Many, Many B/W and Color illustrations. Some fold-out pictures. Book is like new. … Read more
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A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy

by Sterne, Lawrence

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Published
1892
Condition
Good
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London: Chatto & Windus, 1892. Burgandy boards with paste-down title to spine. Gilt upper leave edges, others untrimmed. Fifth Volume of the Aldine Series. 207 pages plus many pages of advertising. Frontpiece illustration and Illustrations throughout with tissue guards. Title pages is almost detached, all others fine. Owner's information. NO foxing. I would be… Read more
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The Second Empire

by Aubry, Octave

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Published
1940
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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£21.45

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Philadelphia, New York: J.B. Lippincott & Co., 1940. Blue boards with Gold gilt printing to boards. STATED FIRST EDITION. Uncut foredges. Translated by Arthur Livingston. 27 illustrations. 638 pages including index. Light wear to boards. Interior has no marks, no writing, clean white pages. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo… Read more
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Complete Story of the San Francisco Earthquake and other Great Disasters

by Everett, Marshall

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Published
1906
Condition
Near Very Good
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Chicago: The Bible House, 1906. Authentic Memorial Edition Official. Reddish boards with Gold gilt illustration and printing. Some soiling and fading to gilt. See my photo. Interior very good with tight pages and profusely illustrated with b/w photos and illustrations. 204 pages plus many unpaginated additional pages of photographs. Tight binding. This book has… Read more
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Old Shakertown and the Shakers

by Hutton, Daniel Mac-Hir

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Published
1936
Condition
Fine
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£6.66

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Kentucky: Harrodsburg Herald Press, 1936. Blue illustrated cover in fine condition. 72 Slick pages with illustrations throughout.. Soft Cover. Fine.
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Kings and Queens

by Elanor and Herbert Farjeon

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Published
1936
Condition
Very Good
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£55.46

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J.M. Dent, J.B. Lippincott, 1936. Greenish boards with black printing to spine. 40 Full page illustrations. Starting with William I, 1066 and last illustration is of George VI 1936. Wonderful color illustrations!. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Rosalind Thornycroft. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Triangle of Death

by O'Leary, Brad & Seymour, L.E

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Published
2003
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780785261599
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£10.35

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Nashville Tennessee: Wind Books, 2003. FIRST PRINTING with numberline. Red boards with silver printing to spine. LIKE NEW!! Clean, white pages, no marks. The shocking truth about the role of south vietnam and the french mafia in the assassination of JFK. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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The World of Theater The History of Actors, Singers, Costumes, Audiences, and Scenery

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Published
1995
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780590476423
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£25.14

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New York: Scholastic Inc., 1995. FIRST PRINTING STATED, March 1995 with COMPLETE numberline. This is a very unique book. Encased Spiral bound with each page slick and glossy. This book is interacive, for example you can decorate the faces of Chinese opera performers or stage your own shadow puppet play with puppets or turn a wheel to… Read more
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Russian Tsarist and Communist

by Mazour, Anatole G

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Published
1962
Condition
Very Good
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£7.40

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Princeton, New Jersey: D. Van Nostrand Company, 1962. Thick Red Boards with Gold gilt to front cover and blue box to spine wi th gold gilt and decoration. Glossy illustrated endpapers. Photographs throughout. No writing, clean white pages. 995 pages including index.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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