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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

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 publisher’s 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

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 publisher’s 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. .

$20.00

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

Rulers of the World at Home:  How They Look and How They Live
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Rulers of the World at Home: How They Look and How They Live

By Willets, Gilson

NY: The Christian Herald. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, spine sunned, penciled gift . inscription on front free endpaper, rear hinge cracked.. 1899. First Edition. Hardcover. Red decorative cloth. Many photos. Profusely illustrated with photos. Chapters start with the USA and discuss President William McKinleys life and work in the White House, and then proceeds alphabetically from Afghanistan to Venezuela discussing extant rulers, including Queen Victoria, Kaiser Wilhelm, Ameer Abdur Rahman Khan of Afghanistan, Princess Maria Theresa of Bavaria, Nicholas II of Russia, King Chulalongkorn of Siam, Emperor Mutsuhito of Japan. ; 416 pages .

$30.00

Florentine Palaces and Their Stories
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Florentine Palaces and Their Stories

By Ross, Janet

London: J. M. Dent & Co.. Good with no dust jacket; Spine sunned, front free endpaper removed, . fore-edges foxed.. 1905. Hardcover. Red cloth with gilt lettering and designs stamped on front boards and spine. Many illustrations by Adelaide Marchi. Xiv, 410 pp, index. .

$25.00

The End of a Chapter
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The End of a Chapter

By Leslie, Shane

London: William Heinemann. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed.. 1929. Reprint. Hardcover. Blue cloth with titles and gilt design of a satyr with walking stick and urn full of a decorative fruit arrangement stamped on spines. List of Travellers' Library titles at rear. #110 in series. First Traveller's library edition. ; The Traveller's Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 237 pages .

$15.00

History of the Reign of Ferdinand and Isabella, the Catholic, in Three  Volumes
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History of the Reign of Ferdinand and Isabella, the Catholic, in Three Volumes

By Prescott, William H.

Boston: Charles C. Little and James Brown. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards have minor wear, owner name penciled . on front pastedowns, frontispieces and surrounding leaves foxed, one inch . split at head of spine of Vol. II and larger split at head of Vol. I with . additional lengthy split at left side of backstrip.. 1841. Eighth Edition. Hardcover. 411 pp. , 509 pp. , 531 pp. Volumes uniformly bound in dark brown blindstamped cloth. Each contains a frontispiece engraving (Ferdinand, Isabella, Christopher Columbus) with tissue guard. Each is inscribed on the half-title: Revd. Dr. Lamson, from his friend Eben. Fisher Jr. , Jan 1, 1842.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$175.00

Stories about Warwick
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Stories about Warwick

By Simmonds, George

W. H. Smith and Son. Good; Covers toned and chipped, library stamps on inside front cover and . title page, pages toned.. [1900]. Softcover. Printed green card covers. Stories, lore, and verse about the English town of Warwick. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 59 pages .

$15.00

Sketching Rambles in Holland
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Sketching Rambles in Holland

By Boughton, George H.

NY: Harper and Brothers, 1897, later printing.. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, heraldic owner bookplate on front pastedown. xvi, 342 pp + [2] pp of publisher's ads. Decorative green cloth binding. Numerous illustrations by the author, Edwin A. Abbey, and other artists. Top edges gilt.

$40.00

The Queen\'s London:  A Pictorial and Descriptive Record of the Streets,  Buildings, Parks, and Scenery of the Great Metropolis in the Fifty-Ninth  Year of the Reign of Her Majesty, Queen Victoria
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The Queen's London: A Pictorial and Descriptive Record of the Streets, Buildings, Parks, and Scenery of the Great Metropolis in the Fifty-Ninth Year of the Reign of Her Majesty, Queen Victoria

London: Cassell & Company, Ltd.. Good with no dust jacket; Front hinge very tender, boards worn at corners . and spine extremities.. 1896. Hardcover. 370 photographs of Victorian London, from views of the River Thames, castles, street scenes, shops, gardens, historic landmarks. Frontispiece photograph of Queen Victoria heavily draped in lace. Measures 9.5 x 12 inches. Blue pebbled beveled cloth with elaborate rose design stamped on front boards in black and titled in gilt. Rear boards blindstamped with royal coat of arms. All edges gilt. ; Oblong Small 4to 9" - 11" tall .

$80.00

Venice:  An Historical Sketch of the Republic
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Venice: An Historical Sketch of the Republic

By Brown, Horatio F.

London: Rivington, Percival & Co.. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed and rounded, bookplate on . front pastedown, gift inscription on half-title.. 1895. Second Revised Edition. Hardcover. Green cloth with gilt-titling on spine. xx, 434 pp + [2] pp publisher's catalogue. Index. .

$25.00

Dublin 1916
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Dublin 1916

By McHugh, Roger (editor)

NY: Hawthorn Books, Inc.. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket has two small pieces missing . from the top of the back panel.. 1966. First American Edition. Hardcover. Green cloth. xix, 399 pages. Appendix. A comprehensive anthology which makes use of newspaper reports, extracts from diaries and letters, and the works of poets and writers to capture Easter week in Dublin and the events that led up to the Rising. .

$20.00

The Romance of Paris
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The Romance of Paris

By Nevill, Ralph

London: Herbert Jenkins Limited. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket chipped, closed tears and tape . repairs.. 1928. First Printing. Hardcover. Red cloth. Black and white illustrations, index. An historical examination of Paris from Medieval times and the Napoleonic era through Bohemianism with sections on the Champs Elysees, the Salons and, the days of Villon. ; 319 pages .

$30.00

Guide to Soleure: Fuhrer Durch Solothurn
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Guide to Soleure: Fuhrer Durch Solothurn

Soleure, Switzerland: The Society for Promoting the City's Interests. Good with no dust jacket; Front cover sunned, covers worn.. 1906. Softcover. An antique guide to the ancient Swiss city of Solothurn, located in the northern part of the country and renowned for its Baroque architecture, its museum collection of antique armor and for native sons, the heavy metal band Krokus. Measures 5 x 7 inches. Many photos and engravings of historic buildings and landscape scenes. Two page city map as frontispiece and rear cover map of larger region. Text in English. ; 32 pages .

$17.00

The Peasant War in Germany
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The Peasant War in Germany

By Engels, Friedrich

NY: International Publishers. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Top of spine finger pull damage, stamp . of New Yorks Industrial Union Party on the ffep. Jacket toned at spine . with 1 x 1 piece missing from top of spine.. 1934. Second Printing. Hardcover. Maroon cloth binding with paper front label. Explanatory notes and index. In this graphic treatment of a neglected phase of German history, the author analyzes the social and economic forces which brought about the peasant revolts, and their relation to the Reformation. (front jacket flap blurb). Volume XXXIII in the publishers Marxist Library Series. ; 191 pages .

$20.00

Reminiscences of Court and Diplomatic Life, by Georgiana Baroness  Bloomfield, Vols. I and II,
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Reminiscences of Court and Diplomatic Life, by Georgiana Baroness Bloomfield, Vols. I and II,

By Georgiana, Baroness Bloomfield

Leipzig, Germany: Bernhard Tauchnitz. Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, head of spine chipped and missing . top ½ inch, leather cracked at spine.. 1883. Hardcover. Three-quarter red leather with marbled sides. Titles stamped in gilt on spine. Frontispiece engraving of Queen Victoria. Lovely green and black scrolled marbled endpapers. Red topstain, deckle edges. Vols. I and II bound in one volume. 271 pp in each volume. Baroness Bloomfield was a maid of honour to Queen Victoria and later married Baron John Bloomfield and went with him to his diplomatic posts throughout Europe. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$35.00

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