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Dylan Thomas Boat House Official Guidebook

Dylan Thomas Boat House Official Guidebook

by Scourfield Lorraine

Carmarthen, Great Britain: Carmarthen District Council. First Thus . Soft cover. Very Good/Fine. Almost Square Format. 20 pages. Quite large almost square format. Very nicely produced and beautifully illustrated, mainly in colour but also in black and white. An attractive item. In original pictorial card covers. Very Good/Fine. REDUCED POSTAGE ON THIS ITEM.
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£4.00
La Gerusalemme Liberata E L'Aminta

La Gerusalemme Liberata E L'Aminta

by Tasso, Torquato

Paris: Librairie De Firmin Didot Freres, 1854. 558 pages; Italian text; full red leather binding, gilt titles and gilt decorations in compartments on spine, elaborate decorative gilt panels on front and back covers; gilt turn-ins, all edges gilt; some corner, tips wear and rubbing, darkening to spine leather; previous owner inscription on front endpaper, partially erased; overall, good condition.. Leather. Good.
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$125.00
Reader's Digest Book of Historic Australian Towns

Reader's Digest Book of Historic Australian Towns

by Morrison, Robin; Irving, Robert; Reader's Digest Services Pty Ltd

Reader's Digest Services, Surry Hills, NSW, 1982. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 334 pages. This book is in very good or better condition. It has no tears to the pages and no pages are missing from the book. The spine of the book is in strong condition and the dust jacket is generally unmarked. It has signs of previous use but overall is in really nice, tight condition. Items are in stock and will be shipped same day or next business day directly from our Australian address.... Read more
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AU$14.95
A NEW GENERAL BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY,

A NEW GENERAL BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY,

by ROSE, REV HUGH JAMES

London.: B. Fellows et al., 1853. 12 volumes octavo 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches. HANDSOMELY LEATHER BOUND IN FULL CALF with contrasting twin leather lettering labels and gilt floral designs in compartments, boards with twin gilt fillets and a floral roll tool. Binding by Riviere. A extensive biographical dictionary containing over 20700 names and claiming to be vastly superior to Chambers. Ownership stamp to the endpapers. A near fine calf set both internally and externally. 1853
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£650.00
An Act for the Finishing and Adorning the Cathedral Church of Saint Paul's, London

An Act for the Finishing and Adorning the Cathedral Church of Saint Paul's, London

by [PARLIAMENTARY PAPERS]

London: Printed by Charles Bill, and the executrix of Thomas Newcomb, 1702.. Small folio, (ii), 427-434 pp. Mostly printed in black letter. Disbound.
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£20.00
Circa 1930s Photograph of Winston Churchill on Horseback

Circa 1930s Photograph of Winston Churchill on Horseback

by (Photography - Winston Churchill)

Northcliffe House, London England: Associated Newspapers Ltd., 1930. A press photograph of Churchill, while riding; with the Assoc. News. Ltd. group stamp on back; no date, circa 1930s; approx. 5" x 7" size, crudely trimmed-down at the corners and bottom by a previous owner; image with some yellowing at edges; back of photo spotty; in about good condition, a good image of a sprightly-looking Churchill on horseback.. Photograph. Not Bound. Good.
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$45.00
Chantecler: Piece En Quatre Actes, En Vers

Chantecler: Piece En Quatre Actes, En Vers

by Rostand, Edmond

Paris: Librairie Charpentier et Fasquelle, 1926. 244 pages; French text; original wraps, bound in a 1/2 bright red morocco leather, marbled paper covered boards, spine with three small black geometric tools, outlined in gilt and four small rosette tools; gilt titles, top edge gilt; light wear; pages browning; very good condition and a nice example of decorative French binding of this period.. Hard Cover. Very Good.
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$125.00
Books in Search of Children

Books in Search of Children

by Bechtel, Louise Seaman

New York City: The New York Public Library, 1946. 47 pages; pocket style format, 4 1/2" x 7" size approximately; "...American culture today is at a low ebb because it is spread so thin. Everybody sees too much, hears too much, looks at too many movies, has the whole world brought in bits close to the eye and ear..."; Tenth of the R.R. Bowker Memorial Lectures; light wear and dustiness to paper wrap covers; good condition.. Soft Cover. Good.
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$20.00
Photographic Negative of an Industrial Building Under Construction, Using Louis Eilers Hannover Trussworks; Possibly Hanover Germany Circa 1949

Photographic Negative of an Industrial Building Under Construction, Using Louis Eilers Hannover Trussworks; Possibly Hanover Germany Circa 1949

by (Photography)

2 3/8" x 2 1/2" approx. size; appears to be an industrial site; massive trusses with Louis Eilers identification on limbs; nice detail and condition. Taken via lightbox; image is larger than actual for more detailed viewing.. Very Good.
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$10.00
A Manual of Political Economy For Schools and Colleges

A Manual of Political Economy For Schools and Colleges

by ROGERS, James E. Thorold

Oxford: at the Clarendon Press, 1869.. Second edition, revised. 8vo. xviii, (2), 331, (1), 16 pp. Publisher's cloth, gilt lettered to the spine and blindstamped to the upper board, with a 10 line autograph letter signed from the author tipped in to the front of the volume with the address from the envelope also enclosed. Neatly rebacked, slight loss to the cloth at the head and foot of the spine, else a very good copy. Rogers (1823-1890) was an economist and radical politician. After studies at... Read more
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£100.00
2 Circa Early 1950s Photographs of Patchogue High School Driver Training Car  Dual Control Courtesy of Patchogue Motors

2 Circa Early 1950s Photographs of Patchogue High School Driver Training Car Dual Control Courtesy of Patchogue Motors

by (Patchogue)

Patchogue New York 2 photos approx. 3 1/2" square format; light wear; very good condition, interesting Patchogue New York photographic & Long Island history ephemera.. Very Good.
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$5.00
Monuments to Courage. Victoria Cross Headstones and Memorials. 1854-1916; 1917-1982

Monuments to Courage. Victoria Cross Headstones and Memorials. 1854-1916; 1917-1982

by HARVEY, David

[N.p.]: (For the author by Kevin and Kay Patience, 1999).. Two volumes. First edition. 4to. (xxx), 410, (vi); (xii), 433, (1) pp. Publisher's boards, gilt lettered to the upper covers, dust jackets, matching slipcase, inscribed by the author on the half title and with a letter from him presenting this set - "one of the first batch" - and soliciting the recipient's views on the work. Profusely illustrated with black and white photographs. Some trivial wear to the edges of the dust... Read more
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£75.00
Das Pauxi-Helm Huhn (Pauxi Galeata) Galeated Curassow

Das Pauxi-Helm Huhn (Pauxi Galeata) Galeated Curassow

by (Bilder-Atlas Zur Wissenschaftlich-Popularen Naturgeschichte Der Vogel)

Wien: Leopold Jos. Fitzinger, 1864. Original color lithograph from this atlas of beautiful bird plates; approx. 11 ½" x 9" size; light wear to edges, little marginal soiling; very good condition.. Very Good.
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$20.00
Treasure Trove in Northumberland

Treasure Trove in Northumberland

by (FENWICK, John, Editor)

Newcastle-upon-Tyne: Imprinted by George Bouchier Richardson, 1851.. Sole edition, 4to, (x), 67, (1) pp. Frontispiece plus illustrations in the text, inscribed from the author on a front blank. Recent black half calf over contemporary marbled boards, new rear endpapers, rubbing to the edges of the boards otherwise an excellent copy.
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£225.00
A Treatise of Military Discipline;

A Treatise of Military Discipline;

by BLAND, Humphrey

London: Printed for John and Paul Knapton [et al], 1746.. Sixth edition, 8vo, (xxxii), 360 pp. 7 folding plates, armorial bookplate of Sir John Hynde Cotton to title verso with a descendant's bookplate to the rear paste down. Contemporary speckled calf, some light wear, recently rebacked retaining the original spine label. "...easily the most successful and widely used military drillbook to appear in English during the century" (ODNB), the work helped Bland's career, rising to... Read more
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£450.00
1915 Presbyterian Handbook Mattituck Presbyterian Church Rev. A. Lincoln Shear, Minister Our 1915 Text

1915 Presbyterian Handbook Mattituck Presbyterian Church Rev. A. Lincoln Shear, Minister Our 1915 Text

by (Mattituck Presbyterian Church)

Philadelphia: Presbyterian Board of Publication and Sabbath School Work, 1915. 111 pages; Small handbook: "...Containing facts respecting the History, Statistics and Work of the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Together with The International Sabbath-School Lessons, Daily Bible Readings, and Weekly Prayer Meeting Topics Edited by Rev. Wm. H. Roberts, D.D. Stated Clerk, General Assembly"; measuring approx. 3 1/4" x 5"; light edge, tips wear to paper, front bottom corner of cover... Read more
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$20.00
70-297 Designing a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Active Directory and  Network Infrastructure Package

70-297 Designing a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Active Directory and Network Infrastructure Package

by Course, Microsoft Official Academic

13B: Wiley. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2006. Softcover. 0470068949 . These specific softcover books is are in new condition with the original shrink wrap still intact on the books. It contains the main text and the workbook in the same wrapper. The pages are clean, crisp, unmarked and uncreased. This is a remarkable set and is in new condition. ; Microsoft Official Academic Course Series Series; 1 x 11 x 8.8 Inches; 504 pages .
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$31.94
Fighting Ships 1750-1850. Foreword by N.A.M. Rodger

Fighting Ships 1750-1850. Foreword by N.A.M. Rodger

by WILLIS, Sam

(London): Quercus, (2007).. First edition, folio, 223, (1) pp. Numerous illustrations. Cloth, d.w with a couple of subtle tape repairs and some minor wear.
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£35.00
Entering on Life a Book for Young Men

Entering on Life a Book for Young Men

by Geikie, Cunningham D.D

New York: John B. Alden, 1887. (5) + 224 pages; expounding and interpreting various topics, with a christian-educational aspect: Youth, Character, Companions, Success, Christianity, Reading, more; previous owner's initials and number on front endpapers; original publisher's dark blue cloth covered boards, gilt cover spine titles & decoratively black-stamped design on cloth; iight edge, tips wear to binding, very good condition. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good.
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$35.00
Biographische Skizzen der Personen, Welche in den das Grabmahl Kaisers Maximilian I. In der Kirche Zum Heiligen Kreuz Zu Innsbruck Umgebenden und Von J. G. Schedler, Kunstmahler, in Kupferstichen Abgebildeten 28 Statuen Dargestellt Sind. (& Italian title)

Biographische Skizzen der Personen, Welche in den das Grabmahl Kaisers Maximilian I. In der Kirche Zum Heiligen Kreuz Zu Innsbruck Umgebenden und Von J. G. Schedler, Kunstmahler, in Kupferstichen Abgebildeten 28 Statuen Dargestellt Sind. (& Italian title)

by Schedler, J.G

Innsbruck: Negozio Wagner, 1823. 32 pages of text; printed in German & Italian language, side-by-side columns; followed by 28 llustrated plates of statues of royalty, preceded by one un-numbered small circular portrait of Gregory Loeffler; the plates in black and white and engraved by Eichler after Schedler; Clodwig; Philip I, Rudolph I, Albrecht II; Theodoric; Enrst Duke of Austria; Theobert, Duke of Burgougne; King Arthur of Britain; Sigismond; Maria, Duchess of Milano; Margarita of Austria;... Read more
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$250.00
The Front Door: Darwin 1869-1969

The Front Door: Darwin 1869-1969

by Lockwood, Douglas

Australia: Rigby Limited, 1984. Reprint . Soft cover. Good/No Jacket. 288 Pages with Black/White Photos.
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AU$10.00
Ear-Rings in Roman Britain

Ear-Rings in Roman Britain

by Allason-Jones Lindsay

Oxford, Great Britain: B.A.R., 1989. 1st Edition . Soft cover. Very Good+. Large Format. 1st edition. 154 pages of text + 36 black and white plates + a good number of figures and maps. Typescript. A very comprehensive study of this fascinating topic. Large format. In original blue card covers. End papers somewhat creased otherwise Very Good+. Very substantial and scarce. WILL REQUIRE EXTRA POSTAGE OUTSIDE UK
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£95.00
Black Spotted Garden Eel, Okinawa Black and White Photgraph Signed By Kanako Uchino

Black Spotted Garden Eel, Okinawa Black and White Photgraph Signed By Kanako Uchino

by (Kanako Uchino)

11" x 14" size; digital photograph, printed on quality Fuji color Crystal Archive photo paper; Framed, signed, lower right; Kanako Uchino, Japanese photographer residing in Hawaii, photography work was recently exhibited at the International Olympic Center in Tokyo, photos have also appeared in feature articles in numerous magazines and publications in Japan, including Coyote, Nalu and Tarzan, her creativity proclaimed through humor and sensitivity to the environment; most recently, Kana... Read more
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$500.00
Koch - Emusha The Shadow Mayor

Koch - Emusha The Shadow Mayor

by Brown, Josh and Howard Saunders

New York: Life in Wartime Productions, 1982. (26) pages; a black and white comic book spoofing Mayor Koch's political and social life, attitude, New Yorkers and the city in general during the time of his mayoralty; Edward Irving "Ed" Koch (b. 1924) U.S. Congressman from 1969 to 1977 and the Mayor of New York City from 1978 to 1989; the story surrounds a revitalizing of the city's decrepit subway system and the involvement of a Koch look-alike to stand in for the Mayor while in... Read more
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$45.00
Parallel chapters from the first and second editions of 'An essay on the  principle of population' by T.R. Malthus 1798   1803

Parallel chapters from the first and second editions of 'An essay on the principle of population' by T.R. Malthus 1798 1803

by Malthus, T.R. & W.J. Ashley

Macmillan, 1895. Good. 1895. Hardcover. Good hardcover edition, has a previous owner's name on the front endpaper. Cover is very spotted and the gilt on the spine is mostly gone. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 134 pages .
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$20.00