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Geography of Witchcraft

by Montague Summers

Seller
Eric James
Published
1973
Condition
Very Good -
Edition
First Thus
ISBN
9780806503912
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$13.00

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Secaucus, New Jersey, U.S.A.: Lyle Stuart Citadel Press, 1973. Trade paperback, xi + 623 pages; two heavy spine creases (book opens flat at pages 182/183 and pages 210/211 and also at 370/371), but still tight in binding, otherwise gently used, all pages very clean and unmarked. … Read more
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New York: Pegasus Books, 1968. Oversized hardcover with price clipped dust jacket, 947 pages, "Illustrated with 26 fold-out maps [in addition to the text] and 234 additional maps, charts, and diagrams [within the text]";--- elegant book in crimson cloth with very bright and clear gilt spine lettering and Pegasus symbol, most in a gilt… Read more
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$20.00
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Britain's Haunted Heritage

by Brooks, J. A.

Seller
Eric James
Published
1991
Condition
Very Good +
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780711705210
Item Price
$9.50

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Norwich, UK: Jarrold Publishing in association with Brirish Tourist Authority , 1991. Hardcover with dust jacket, 224 pages including drawings and full colour photographs on every page;---elegant book in dark crimson cloth with very bright and clear gilt lettering to front cover and spine;--very gently read, not a trace of shelf or reading wear, betrayed… Read more
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Logbook for Grace: Whaling Brig Daisy, 1912-1913

by Murphy, Robert Cushman

Seller
Eric James
Published
1965
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780809438334
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$3.95

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New York: Time Reading Program, 1965. Trade paperback, xxviii + 371 pages; tiny bumps/creases to corners, rubbing along cover edges, front cover top tip torn off, but very gently read, if at all, spine and covers flat/uncreased, some pale faded traces of soiling to fore edge, otherwise very clean and unmarked throughout, pages fresh… Read more
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Steam Navigation and Its Relation to the Commerce of Canada and the United States

by Croil, James

Seller
Eric James
Published
1973
Condition
Very Good +
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$9.50

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Toronto: Coles Canadiana Collection, 1973. Trade paperback, facsimile reprint of the 1898 William Briggs original, 381 pages including many black-and-white illustrations; very gently read, if at all, spine and covers flat and uncreased, tight in binding, strangely shaped patterns of fading to top and fore edges, appearing like pale faded liguid stains, previous… Read more
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$9.50
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The Diary of a Young Lady of Fashion in the Year 1764-1765

by Magdalen King-Hall

Seller
Eric James
Published
1967
Condition
Very Good ++
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$4.50

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London: Elek Books, 1967. Hardcover with unclipped dust jacket, 142 pages; book very gently used, not a trace of shelf wear, spine gilt lettering very bright and clear, very clean and unmarked throughout; DJ intact and without chips or tears, front panel and spine attractive in shades… Read more
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$4.50
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Egypt of Yesterday and To-Day

by Withers, Percy

Seller
Eric James
Published
1910
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First American Edition
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$24.00

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New York: Frederick A. Stokes, 1910. Green cloth hardcover without dust jacket, very bright and clear gilt lettering and decoration on front cover, somewhat faded gilt lettering on spine, 293 pages, plus black-and-white illustrations; very gently used, tight in binding, hardly a trace of shelf wear other than gentle bumps to spine ends,… Read more
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$24.00
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Pioneer to the Past : The Story of James Henry Breasted, Archaeologist

by Breasted, Charles

Seller
Eric James
Published
1977
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780226071862
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$9.50

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Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1977. Trade paperback, xii + 436 pages including frontispiece photograph of the Breasted family and map of the Middle East; book very gently read, if at all, spine and front cover flat/uncreased, tight in binding, hardly a trace of shelf wear, just a hint… Read more
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An Interpretation of China: Seven Radio Talks as heard on CBC University of the Air [Canadian Broadcasting Corporation]

by Walmsley, Lewis C.

Seller
Eric James
Published
1959
Condition
Very Good ++
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$35.00

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Toronto: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, 1959. Hardcover without dust jacket, 87 pages; very tiny traces of shelf wear, top corner of free front endpaper neatly cut off, otherwise very gently used, very clean and unmarked.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good ++.
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The Medes and Persians, Conquerors and Diplomats (Early Culture Series)

by Robert J. Collins

Seller
Eric James
Published
1972
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780070118133
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$9.50

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New York: McGraw-Hill, 1972. Glossy durable hardcover without dust jacket, McGraw-Hill's "Library Bound Edition" in bright yellow covers, 176 pages including many illustrations throughout in full colour and black-and-white; very gently used, tight in binding, not a trace of shelf wear, very clean and unmarked throughout, pages fresh and white, clearly not an… Read more
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$9.50
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Angels of Pompeii

by Robert Bly

Seller
Eric James
Published
1991
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780345377418
Item Price
$3.95

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New York: Ballantine Books, 1991. Square hardcover with unclipped dust jacket, unpaginated, but approximately 42 pages including full colour photographs; DJ has one very tiny tear at spine top.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good ++.
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Strange Fruit: Alchemy, Religion and Magical Foods: A Speculative History

by Heinrich, Clark

Seller
Eric James
Published
1995
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780747515487
Item Price
$50.00

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London, United Kingdom: Bloomsbury Publishing, 1995. Oversized hardcover with unclipped dust jacket, xi + 212 pages including 32 black and white Figures, plus 49 Plates in full colour; book in very clean and unmarked unread condition, pages fresh and white; DJ gently bumped, rubbing along back spine hinge, but no chips or tears.. First Edition.… Read more
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$50.00
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Opkomst en bloei van het Noordnederlandse stadsgezicht in de 17de Eeuw // The Dutch Cityscape in the 17th Century and its Sources

by Lakerveld, Carry van (Editor)

Seller
Eric James
Published
1977
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9789062100729
Item Price
$10.00

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Amsterdam, Netherlands and Toronto, Ontario : Amsterdams Historisch Museum and Art Gallery of Ontario, 1977. Oversized softcover, 272 pages including 136 illustrations in full colour and black-and-white;---text in side-by-side English and Dutch;---spine and back cover flat/uncreased, light crease to centre of front cover, not a reader's crease as book is tight in binding, … Read more
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$10.00
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The Book of Drinking

by Doxat, John

Seller
Eric James
Published
1973
Condition
Very Good ++
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780856740176
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$9.50

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London: Triune Books, 1973. Oversized hardcover without dust jacket, 144 pages including many full colour and black-and-white illustrations throughout; tiny traces of shelf wear, but very gently used, very clean and unmarked. PLEASE NOTE: the Stock Image… Read more
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$9.50
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Short Studies on Great Subjects: Volume III [Vol 3, Three], The Silver Library Edition, Third Series, New Impression

by Froude, James Anthony

Seller
Eric James
Published
1890
Condition
Very Good ++
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$13.00

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London, United Kingdom: Longmans, Green, 1890. Hardcover without dust jacket, later (1898) printing thus, 558 pages, plus a one-page list of "Works by James Anthony Froude", another one-page "Lord Macaulay's Works and Life", and a 32-page "Messrs. Longmans, Green, & Co.'s Classified Catalogue";---this series is 19.5 x 13.5 cm (not the smaller pocket edition), bound… Read more
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Short Studies on Great Subjects: Volume II [Vol 2, Two], The Silver Library Edition, Second Series, New Impression

by Froude, James Anthony

Seller
Eric James
Published
1890
Condition
Very Good ++
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$13.00

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London, United Kingdom: Longmans, Green, 1890. Hardcover without dust jacket, later (1898) printing thus, 598 pages, plus a one-page list of "Works by James Anthony Froude", another one-page "Lord Macaulay's Works and Life", and a 32-page "Messrs. Longmans, Green, & Co.'s Classified Catalogue";---this series is 19.5 x 13.5 cm (not the smaller pocket edition), bound… Read more
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The Village Labourer 1760-1832 [A Study in the Government of England Before the Reform Bill]

by Hammond, J L. & Barbara

Seller
Eric James
Published
1966
Condition
Very Good ++
Edition
First Thus
Item Price
$6.50

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London: Longmans, Green, 1966. Trade paperback, 384 pages; just a hint of shelf wear, very gently read, if at all, very clean and unmarked throughout, pages fresh and white. See also our listing for Joan Thirsk'a classic England's Agricultural Regions and Agrarian History, 1500-1750.. First Thus. Soft Cover. Very Good ++.… Read more
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Winston Churchill As I Knew Him

by Carter, Violet Bonham

Seller
Eric James
Published
1965
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$10.00

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London: Eyre & Spottiswoode and Collins , 1965. Hardcover with unclipped dust jacket, 496 pages, plus black-and-white illustrations; elegant book in black cloth with very bright and clear gilt spine lettering, very gently used, not a trace of shelf wear, gentle bumps to spine ends, very clean and unmarked throughout; … Read more
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$10.00
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Khrushchev on Khrushchev: An Inside Account of the Man and His Era, by His Son, Sergei Khrushchev

by Khrushchev, Sergei; Khrushchev, Nikita

Seller
Eric James
Published
1990
Condition
Very Good ++
ISBN
9780316491945
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$9.50

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New York: Little, Brown & Company, 1990. Hardcover with unclipped dust jacket, second printing, xiii + 423 pages, plus black-and-white illustrations; very gently used, one tiny spot of wear to bottom cover edge, spine ends gently bumped, very clean and unmarked throughout; DJ gently bumped, no chips or tears. … Read more
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$9.50
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King Charles II

by Fraser, Antonia

Seller
Eric James
Published
1979
Condition
Very Good ++
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780297775713
Item Price
$7.50

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London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1979. Oversized hardcover with unclipped dust jacket, xv + 524 pages including two-page map, plus many black-and-white illustrations and endpaper maps; book very gently used, not a trace of shelf wear other than gentle bumps to spine ends, very clean and unmarked throughout; DJ rubbed along… Read more
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$7.50