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An Anglo-Saxon Reader

By Krapp, George Philip; Kennedy, Arthur Garfield

NY: Henry Holt and Company. Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed and grubby, owner names on front . free endpaper, bookworm hole in page tops (doesn't affect text) .. 1929. Hardcover. Blue cloth with titles stamped in gilt on spine. cxiv, 359pp, index, glossary, notes. An introduction to the Anglo-Saxon language, with explanations of spelling, vocabulary, syntax, and versification, followed by some short texts .

$20.00

The Road to Santiago:  Pilgrims of St. James
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The Road to Santiago: Pilgrims of St. James

By Starkie, Walter

NY: E. P. Dutton and Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly soiled and stained, owner . signature on front free endpaper, foxing to endpapers.. 1957. First American Edition. Hardcover. Red cloth binding. x, 339pp, illustrations. A travelogue with history about the pilgrimage road in France and Spain along the way to Compostella de Santiago.; 339 pages .

$45.00

Doomsland
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Doomsland

By Leslie, Shane

NY: Charles Scribner's Sons. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards soiled and rubbed.. 1924. First American Edition. Hardcover. A collection of essays about Irish life and history. Dark green cloth with titles stamped in gilt on front boards and spine. ; 370 pages .

$20.00

The Graves At Kilmorna:  A Story of ‘67
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The Graves At Kilmorna: A Story of ‘67

By Sheehan, Canon P. A.

London: Longmans, Green & Company. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket soiled and chipped with closed tear . and small piece missing from the top of the front panel.. 1950. Revised Edition. Hardcover. New impression with a foreword. Green cloth. x, 373 pages. A story of the Fenian Rising of 1867 drawn largely from the author's own memories. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall .

$20.00

The Scandalous Regent:  A Life of Philippe, Duc D’orleans 1674-1723 and of  His Family
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The Scandalous Regent: A Life of Philippe, Duc D’orleans 1674-1723 and of His Family

By Lewis, W. H.

NY: Harcourt, Brace and World. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket rubbed, chipped and dampstained at . the spine.. 1961. First American Edition. Hardcover. Red cloth. Author's note, bibliography, and index. A biography of the French Regent who the author describes as one of the leading rakes of the 18th century who might have done great things had not a vicious education and a long enforced idleness stunted his moral growth. ; 228 pages .

$7.50

Irish Gold
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Irish Gold

By Hinkson, Pamela

NY: Alfred A. Knopf. Good in Good dust jacket; Owner and bookstore labels on front endpapers, . additional copies of jacket panels tipped in at front and rear endpapers, . front hinge starting, jacket chipped and toned with closed tear and wear . at spine.. 1947. First American Edition. Hardcover. Green cloth. xxi, 327 pages. Personal reminiscence and travel descriptions of the Irish people and countryside. .

$20.00

Mrs. Fitzherbert:  A Life Chiefly from Unpublished Sources
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Mrs. Fitzherbert: A Life Chiefly from Unpublished Sources

By Leslie, Shane

NY: Benziger Brothers. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Spine and front corners lightly . bumped, owner name on ffep, jacket faded at spine, with rubbing and a few . closed tears.. 1939. First American Edition. Hardcover. Green cloth. xxi, 394 pages. Black and white frontispiece illustration, black and white illustrations, appendixes. Details of the secret marriage of King George IV to Mrs. Fitzherbert drawn from family papers, letters, and documents, which enabled The Prince of Wales to ascend to the throne and also appease the Catholic Church. .

$12.50

The Spaniards in Their History
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The Spaniards in Their History

By Pidal, Ramon Menendez

London: Hollis & Carter. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Foot of spine bumped, page edges . slightly foxed.. 1950. First Printing. Hardcover. Translated with a prefatory essay on the authors work by Walter Starkie. Brown cloth, brown topstain. viii, 251 pages. Maps, bibliography, and index of names. An analysis of Spain's national characteristics, written by a scientist and a humanist, which takes in the whole panorama of Spanish history to show how modern tendencies are due to causes that lie within the original Spanish character. .

$17.00

The British Hive and its Working Bees
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The British Hive and its Working Bees

By Smith, H. C. Miall

London: Wm. Isbister, Ltd.. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, spine faded, finger pulls at . head of spine, owner name on title page\.. N.D.. Hardcover. Circa 1890s. Beveled red decorated cloth with image of blacksmith on front boards in white, green, black and gilt. Over 100 engravings and other illustrations. One of the volumes in Isbisters Home Library for Young Readers describing various British industries including coal mining, fishing, steelworking, mill work, agriculture, pottery, and money-making. ; 394 pages .

$50.00

History of the Ottoman Empire in Europe
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History of the Ottoman Empire in Europe

By Menzies, Sutherland

NY: William L. Allison. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed.. [1877]. Hardcover. Navy cloth with gilt titles on spine. Many engravings. The momentous events now occurring in the east of Europe are the sequel and consequences of revolutions which have agitated that part of the world for several centuries. To thoroughly understand the facts now being accomplished from day to day, it is necessary to follow in its principal features, general results, and most important revolutions, the history of the formation, grandeur, and decadence of the Ottoman Empire. (from preface) ; Young Folks' Histories; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 341 pages .

$25.00

Vie De Boheme:  A Patch of Romantic Paris
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Vie De Boheme: A Patch of Romantic Paris

By Williams, Orlo

Boston: Richard G. Badger, the Gorham Press. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed.. 1913. First American Edition. Hardcover. Illustrations, index. Blue cloth with titles in white on front boards and in gilt on spine. ; 311 pages .

$17.00

The Religion of the Northmen
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The Religion of the Northmen

By Keyser, Rudolph

NY: Charles B. Norton. Fair with no dust jacket; Head and foot of spine chipped with ½ missing . from head of spine, musty, boards sunned and worn, foxing, front free . endpaper removed and owner name stamp and writing on front flyleaf.. 1854. Hardcover. Translated from the Norwegian by Barclay Pennock. Original brown blindstamped cloth. English translation of the University of Norway professors lectures on the religious practices of Scandinavians in heathendom, with chapters discussing the Eddas and Sagas of Icelandic Literature, Asa-Doctrine, sorcery and divination, discovery of America, etc. ; 346 pages .

$40.00

The Ruined Abbeys of Yorkshire
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The Ruined Abbeys of Yorkshire

By Lefroy, W. Chambers

London: Seeley and Co. , Ltd.. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed.. 1891. Second Edition. Hardcover. Many illustrations by A. Brunet-Debaines and H. Toussaint. Maroon cloth with gilt titles on front boards and spine. xvi, 296 pp. History and architectural appreciation of monastic antiquities in Yorkshire. .

$20.00

‘Twixt Foyle and Swilly:  Panorama of Ireland’s Wonderful Peninsula
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‘Twixt Foyle and Swilly: Panorama of Ireland’s Wonderful Peninsula

By Swan, Harry Percival

Dublin: Hodges, Figgis, & Co. , Ltd.. Very Good with no dust jacket; Light edgewear, scattered underlining.. 1949. Hardcover. Red cloth binding with titles stamped in gilt on spine. xix, 247 pp, folding map of Inishowen peninsula. Appendices, index. Foreword by Richard Hayward. Many photos. Title continued: A Guide book and Conspectus of Information Relating to the Barony of Inishowen, County Donegal. Covers geography, geology, flora, fauna, fishing, golf, mountaineering, antiquities, history, poetry, and glossary. .

$120.00

A History of the Inquisition of the Middle Ages, in Three Volumes
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A History of the Inquisition of the Middle Ages, in Three Volumes

By Lea, Henry Charles

NY: Harper and Brothers. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, corners rounded, owner . signature on top corner of ffeps (John M. Randall) , Vol. I has gift . inscription on ffep and cracked front hinge, Vol. II crushed at head of . spine.. 1888. early printing. Hardcover. Volumes I-III uniformly bound in original brick red cloth with titles stamped in gilt on spines and top edges gilt. xiv, 583 pp; x, 587 pp; ix, 736 pp, (including index) + 4 pp publishers ads. A sweeping history of The Inquisition and its legal, social, and political origins and ramifications, from the 12th through 15th centuries. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$100.00

The Country and Church of the Cheeryble Brothers
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The Country and Church of the Cheeryble Brothers

By Elliot, Rev. W. Hume

Selkirk: George Lewis & Son. Very Good with no dust jacket; Gift inscription on front flyleaf, boards . worn.. 1893. Hardcover. Burgundy cloth binding with title stamped in gilt on spine. xxx, 406 pp + [1] page publishers ad. Top edges gilt. Many illustrations. A look at the history and culture of the Ramsbottom area of East Lancashire and its kindly and genial resident industrialists, the Grant Brothers, who provided the inspiration for the Cheeryble Brothers of Charles Dickens novel, Nicholas Nickleby. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$40.00

Sketches of Finland
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Sketches of Finland

Helsinki: Finnish Section of the New York World's Fair. Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn and dampstained.. 1939. Hardcover. Blue leather with titles and lion crest stamped on front boards. Many black and white photos. A survey of Finnish culture, geography, wildlife, industry, trade, etc, prepared for the 1939 World's Fair. ; 136 pages .

$10.00

Mac Carthy:  People and Places
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Mac Carthy: People and Places

By St. Leger, Alicia

Whitegate, County Clare, Ireland: Ballinakella Press. Very Good; Spine sunned.. 1990. Softcover. 0946538263 . Black and white illustrations. A study of this popular surname which reveals much about the history of Ireland. Inscribed by the author on title page. ; 80 pages; Signed by Author .

$25.00

Conqueror of the Sea:  The Story of Magellan
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Conqueror of the Sea: The Story of Magellan

By Zweig, Stefan

NY: The Literary Guild of America. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Corners bumped, endpapers toned, owner . name. Jacket chipped, toned, with closed tears.. 1938. Hardcover. Green cloth with green topstain. xv, 335 pages. Endpaper map, black and white illustrations, appendices, and index. The story of the first circumnavigation of the earth in the years 1519-1522, when Magellan and his 265 men departed from Seville and only 18 returned. .

$10.00

The Tower of London
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The Tower of London

By Younghusband, Major-General Sir George

London: Herbert Jenkins Limited. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards sunned. Owner bookplate and . signature on front endpapers,. N.D.. Second Printing. Hardcover. Circa 1920s. Green cloth binding. ; 188 pages .

$15.00

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