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Editions Place de Victoires, Paris, 2011. Hardcover (Original Cloth). New Book/New. C.J. SCHULER. Mapping the City, From Antiquity to the 20th Century, Paris: Editions Place de Victoires, 2011. Large folio, English-language edition, pp. 320, white buckram boards, illustrated. Great reference, with about 200 maps based on the collection at the Royal Geographical Society. Condition of this book New, still sealed in publisher's shrink wrap. Size: Large Folio (bigger than A3). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Over 3 kilos. Category: Reference; History. ISBN/EAN: 9782809902709. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 54618. . 9782809902709 This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries.

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Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1970. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Near Fine Condition/Good. BELLOCQ, E.J. Storyville Portraits, Photographs From the New Orleans Red-Light District, Circa 1912, New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1970. Quarto, first edition, pp. 18, 33 single-sided plates, plus frontispiece photo, brown cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine, 34 duotone reprints made by Lee Friedlander with preface by Friedlander and a 10-page conversation among Friedlander and other experts. These are Bellocq's only surviving photos, as far as anybody knows. Dust jacket is first state with original $12.95 price, which was gradually increased for later states. Condition of this book: Jacket chipped at edges. Boards sunned at edges. Size: Quarto. 88. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Dust Jacket is chipped, especially in the rear. All edges clean, neat and free o ... Read more

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  • Edition: First Edition
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H.S. Goodspeed, New York, 1871. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. E.J. GOODSPEED. Great Fires of Chicago and the West, New York: H.S. Goodspeed, 1871. Octavo, pp. xvi, 17-676, green cloth boards with gilt lettering and fire motif to spine, blind-stamped decoration on boards, color folding map, dramatic double-page illustrations, former owner's name on free front endpaper. Mostly about the Chicago fire, although fires in other parts of the Midwest are discussed toward the end of the book. Condition of this book: Spine ends fraying, boards discolored, front hinge cracked, folding map is poor because of tears, but has lost no content. Clean, no foxing, overall good but no better. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. ... Read more

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Random House, New York, 1996. Revised Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Fine Condition/Fine. E.J. BELLOCQ. Photographs From Storyville, The Red-Light District of New Orleans, New York: Random House, 1996. Square quarto, expanded edition of a 1970 book, pp. 83, black cloth boards with blind-stamped lettering to front and spine, duotone photo plates. These photos, taken in the early 20th century, were first shown at the Museum of Modern Art in 1970, printed be Lee Friedlander from glass plates he had purchased. The book released for that show went out of print, thus this new edition, larger and with more photos than the original. Bellocq apparently established rapport with the women of Storyville and so was able to make highly successful portraits, which existed in obscurity until the MOMA show. Condition of this book: Fine, no flaws. Size: Quarto. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine ... Read more

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Yale, New Haven, 2001. First Edition. Hardcover (Half Cloth). Fine Condition/Fine. H.J. JACKSON. Marginalia, Readers Writing in Books, New Haven: Yale Univ. Press, 2001. Octavo, first edition, pp. 324, red paper-covered boards quarter-bound in black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Deals with the scribblers, annotators and defacers of books, from the great Coleridge margin notes to anonymous remarks that managed to get noticed. Condition of this book: Light wear to jacket, overall fine. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Books on Books; Modern; Books for Writers. ISBN: 0300088167. ISBN/EAN: 9780300088168. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 54602. . 9780300088168

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Practical Stereoscopic Photography

J. Moir, E.F. Dalzell, Linssen

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  • Book condition: Very Good Condition
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Technical Press, London, 1953. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. DALZELL, J. MOIR, and LINSSEN, E.F. Practical Stereoscopic Photography, London: Technical Press, 1953. Octavo, revision of a 1936 first edition, pp. xv, 240, blue cloth boards with silver-stamped lettering on spine and upper panel, halftone photos, original bill of sale attached to rear endpaper. Revision updated Dalzell's original work to discuss the 35mm camera, with modern illustration. Condition of this book: Exceptional copy, near fine with minor spotting at top edge. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Photography; 1950s; Science & Technology. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inven ... Read more

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Baby, It's Cold Inside

S.J. Perelman

Simon & Schuster, New York, 1970. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Fine Condition/Fine. Inscribed by Author. PERELMAN, SIDNEY J. Baby, It's Cold Inside, New York: Simon & Schuster, 1970. Octavo, first edition, pp. 253, red cloth boards with gilt-stamped lettering on spine and upper panel, top edge tinted red, inscribed by the author on the title page "For Harriet with such admiration for her prose and her person that words fail me ... Sid, 26 September, 1970. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Humour; United States; 1970s; Fiction. Inscribed by Author. ISBN: 0671206540. ISBN/EAN: 9780671206543. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 51810. . 9780671206543

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Northland, Flagstaff, 1994. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Fine Condition/Fine. Signed by Illustrator. LOIS ESSARY JACKA. Enduring Traditions, Art of the Navajo, Flagstaff: Northland Publishing, 1994. Tall quarto, first edition, pp. vii, 200, red cloth boards with gilt lettering stamped into front and spine, photos by Jerry Jacka, signed by him on the title page. Covers the range of Navajo art including jewelry, baskets, rugs, masks, dolls. Condition of this book: Fine in fine jacket. Size: Quarto. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Art & Design; United States; 1990s; Indigenous Cultures. Signed by Illustrator. ISBN: 0873585844. ISBN/EAN: 9780873585842. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 54065. . 9780873585842 ... Read more

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  • Edition: Edition Unstated
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Country Life, London, 1911. Edition Unstated. Hardcover (Half Leather). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. CHARLES JAMES JACKSON. An Illustrated History of English Plate, Ecclesiastical and Secular, in 2 volumes, London: Country Life Ltd, 1911. Heavy folios, pp. xxxviii, 1 (corrigenda), 466; 467-1085, green cloth boards half-bound in black morocco with gilt lettering to spine, top edges gilt, extensive illustration in gravure and halftone. Small label from the Western Mail Binder of Cardiff on rear pastedowns, with shelf numbers on spines and stamps on front pastedowns identifying these books as from the Cartier design studio on Fifth Avenue. Traces the development of gold and silver craft in the British Isles, beginning with the earliest available pieces. Set weighs about 10k or 23 pounds. Condition of this set: Covers rubbed and worn at extremities, spines sunned, but overall very good and sound. Size: Large Folio (bigger than A3). 2-volume set (complete). Text body is clean, and ... Read more

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The Jewish Festivals

Louis Jacobs

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St. Onge, Worcester, Mass, 1961. First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Fine Condition/No Dust Jacket. LOUIS JACOBS. The Jewish Festivals, Worcester: Achille J. St. Onge, 1961. Miniature (about 2x2.5 inches or 5x7cm), edition limited to 2000 copies, pp. 63, 1 (colophon), blue morocco covers with gilt lettering to front and spine, gilt menorah on front, gilt star of David on back. Covers New Year, Day of Atonement, Tabernacles, Passover, Pentecost, Hanukkah, Purim. Bradbury, St. Onge 18. Condition of this book: Fine. Special Limited Edition, first issue in this format. Size: Miniature. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Religion & Theology; 1960s; Holidays & Special Occasions. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 5 ... Read more

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  • Edition: Revised Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good Condition
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Little Brown, Boston, 1913. Revised Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. JAMES, GEORGE WHARTON. In and Around the Grand Canyon, Boston: Little, Brown, 1913. Heavy octavo, enlargement of the 1900 first edition, pp. xxiv, 352, illustrated boards, fold-out frontis photo and fold-out rear map on japan tissue, numerous halftone photos, gift inscription penciled onto a blank preliminary page. Condition of this book: Stains on spine, edges of boards lightly worn, overall very good. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; United States; 1900-1920; Travel & Places. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 53001. .

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The Complete Tales

Henry James

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  • Book condition: Near Fine Condition
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Lippincott, Philadelphia. Edition Unstated. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Near Fine Condition/Very Good. JAMES, HENRY. The Complete Tales, Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1962-64. Octavo, in 12 volumes, olive cloth boards with silver and black stamped lettering on spines, silver logo on upper boards, top edges tinted various colors. Edited by Leon Edel. The series begins with James' earliest writings in 1864 and carries through to 1910. Condition of this set Clean and tight in lightly to moderately worn dust jackets. Overall very good. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 12-volume set (complete). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Over 3 kilos. Category: Literature & Literary; Fiction. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 51696. . This book is ... Read more

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  • Edition: Early Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good Condition
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Hasegawa, Tokyo, undated. Early Edition. Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. MRS. T.H. JAMES. The Serpent With Eight Heads, Tokyo: Hasegawa, undated (1880s). 16mo (about 6x4 inches or 15x10cm), unpaginated with 13 leaves plus covers, crepe, occasional hand coloring but mostly monochrome. No. 9 of the Japanese Fairy Tale Series, text in English. Scarce. Condition of this book: Very good with stains to covers, occasional wrinkles, clean inside. Size: 16mo (very small). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Children; Japan; 19th century; Art & Design. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 54685. .

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The Matsuyama Mirror

Mrs. T.H. James

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Hasagawa, Tokyo, undated. Edition Unstated. Softcover. Near Fine Condition/No Dust Jacket. MRS. T.H. JAMES. The Matsuyama Mirror, Tokyo: Hasagawa, undated. 12mo, priority unknown, unpaginated with 11 leaves, ribbon ties, paper stock (not the usual crepe), illustrated by woodblock printing. An ancient tale retold in English by Mrs. James. Condition of this book: Near fine with age-toning and crease in rear cover. Size: 12mo. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Children; Japan; Early (0-1000 AD); Art & Design. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 54374. .

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The Matsuyama Mirror

Mrs. T.H. James

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  • Book condition: Good Condition
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Kobunsha, Tokyo, undated. Early Edition. Softcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. MRS. T.H. JAMES. The Matsuyama Mirror, Tokyo: Kobunsha, undated. 16mo, early printing, unpaginated with 11 crepe leaves, string ties, illustrated by woodblock printing. An ancient tale retold in English by Mrs. James. Condition of this book: Good, stains on front cover, extending inward for a couple leaves; back cover tearing away from spine but still attached. Size: 16mo (very small). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Children; Japan; 19th century; Art & Design. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 54714. .

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On Planet Earth

Jan, Luc Staller, Sante

Aperture, New York, 1997. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). As New/Fine. JAN STALLER and LUC SANTE. On Planet Earth, Travels in an Unfamiliar Land, New York: Aperture, 1997. Oblong quarto, first edition, pp. 95, 1 (colophon), red cloth boards with silver-stamped lettering to spine, color photos. Staller's pictures of industrial wastelands work with Sante's story Flood Plain. Condition of this book: Fine, no flaws. Size: Quarto. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Photography; United States; 1990s; Literature & Literary. ISBN: 0893817309. ISBN/EAN: 9780893817305. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 54159. . 9780893817305

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Seduction

Mikael Jansson

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Donna Karan, New York, 2000. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Fine Condition/Near Fine. JANSSON, MIKAEL. Seduction: Milla Jovovich/Gary Oldman Paris 2000, folio, first edition, Donna Karan Co., 2000, unpaginated, gilt-stamped red cloth boards, unprinted acetate jacket. One-paragraph introduction by Donna Karan (who claims authorship here) and 29 color photographs, most conjoined on two pages, by Jansson. Models are Milla Jovovich and Gary Oldman. This book has been described as a fashion show without the runway. Fine in very good dust jacket (the jacket has some scuffing and surface scratching, no tears). Size: Large Folio (bigger than A3). unpaginated. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Fashion, Fabrics & Style; United States; Film, Radio & Television. Pictures of this item not ... Read more

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  • Edition: First Edition
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Harper and Brothers, New York, 1903. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Near Fine Condition/No Dust Jacket. THOMAS A. JANVIER. The Dutch Founding of New York, New York: Harper and Brothers, 1903. Octavo, first edition, pp. iv, 218, blue cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine and front, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed, illustrated plates, double-page map. BAL 10859. An attempt to supplant Washington Irving's jovial Knickerbockers with actual human beings. Condition of this book: Light rubbing at corners and spine ends, overall near fine. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: History; United States; 1900-1920; Antiquarian & Rare. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 54486. . ... Read more

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  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good Condition
  • ISBN: 0902620835 / 9780902620834
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St. Martin's, London, 1972. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. JAY, BILL. Customs & Faces, photographs by Sir Benjamin Stone 1838-1914, London: St. Martin's Press, 1972. Quarto, first edition, unpaginated with a 20-page introduction and 68 photolithographic reproductions of Stone's pictures, black cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Stone captured like nobody else the peculiar nature of Olde England, with photos of festivals, pageants, gypsies, the poor, the common and the just plain weird, like the men celebrating the Hare Pie and Bottle Kicking Festival in Holaton. Condition of this book: Dust jacket is chipped, price-clipped, and has small wrinkles. Boards very good, inscription inked onto inside cover, minor soiling at top edge, images fine. Size: Quarto. unpaginated. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges cle ... Read more

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  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Fine Condition
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St. Onge, Worcester, Mass, 1964. First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Fine Condition/No Dust Jacket. THOMAS JEFFERSON. On Science and Freedom, the Letter to the Student William Greene Munford, Worcester: Achille J. St. Onge, 1964. Miniature (about 2x2.5 inches or 5x6.5cm), limited edition of 1000, pp. 60, 1 (note), dark green calf covers with gilt lettering to spine and front, gilt initials on front, in original wrapper and plastic case, frontispiece is a profile of Jefferson, all edges gilt. Bradbury, St. Onge 25. Condition of this book: Fine in fine case. Special Limited Edition, first issue in this format. Size: Miniature. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: History; United States; 1960s; Antiquarian & Rare. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available ... Read more

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