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Historic Old New Orleans, La. [cover title]. by Walters, Theo A

Milwaukee, WI: : E. C. Kropp Co., 1936. Book. Very Good. Soft cover. 30-page color postcard style images and history of New Orleans by the Vieux Carre Association in 1936 just after Huey P. Long's death. 6.75 inches tall by 4.75 inches. Stapled pictor...

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Leisureville: Adventures in America's Retirement Utopias by Blechman, Andrew D

New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 2008. Book. New. Hardcover. 1st Edition. NOT FOR SALE No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. First Edition, First Printing. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve....

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The Early Stories: 1953-1975 by Updike, John

New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf , 2003. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling to bottom edge ; Still Gift Quality. First Edition. Dust Jacket in new clear protective Mylar sleeve. --- A harvest and not a...

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Maskee: A Shanghai Sketchbook [Pre WW II China] by [Schiff, Friedrich; 1908-1968]

Shanghai: Unknown - Self published, 1939. Book. Illus. by F. Schiff. Near Fine. Hardcover. Austrian artist Friedrich Schiff lived in Shanghai during the 1930s and 40s, and recorded in cartoon form some of the most poignant and ridiculous elements of cross...

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The Road to OZ [First Edition - First State] by Baum, Frank L

Chicago: Reilly & Britton, 1909. Book. Illus. by John R. Neil. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. First Edition, First State [all points correct] Having the earliest state of text with perfect type on both pages 34 and 120 and having the caption and n...

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Narrative of the Arctic Land Expedition to the Mouth of the Great Fish River, and Along the Shores of the Arctic Ocean, in the years 1833, 1834, and 1835. by Back, George (1796-1878)

London: John Murray, 1836. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo (218 x 140mm). viii, 456, 12 [ads dated July 1838] pp, 16 engraved and lithographed plates from painting...

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A Residence of Eight Years in Persia Among the Nestorian Christians with Notices of the Muhammedans by Perkins, Justin (1805-1869)

Andover: Allen, Morrill & Wardwell, 1843. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Justin Perkins was an American Presbyterian missionary and linguist. He was the first citizen of the United States to reside in Iran, and he became known for his work a...

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An Itinerary : Containing His Ten Yeeres Travel through the Twelve Dominions of Germany, Bohmerland, Sweitzerland, Netherland, Denmarke, Poland, Italy, Turky, France, England, Scotland & Ireland. by Moryson, Fynes

Glasgow: James MacLehose and Sons, 1907. Book. Fine. Hardcover. Limited Edition. Limited to 100 copies on hand-made paper, numbered and initialed by the publisher. --- Fine in a Very Good Dust Jackets. ------- Four volumes, [complete] large, thick 8vo; 46...

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The Analysis of the Hunting Field; Being a Series of Sketches of the Principal Characters That Compose One. The Whole Forming a Slight Souvenir of the Season, 1845-6. by Surtees, Robert Smith

London: Rudolph Ackermann, 1846. Book. Illus. by Alken, Henry . Very Good. Hardcover. Inscribed by Author(s). 1st Edition. First Edition. Seven hand-colored aquatint plates, including frontispiece and extra title, forty-three woodcuts engraved by Cook and...

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The Butterfly Fauna of Ceylon by Woodhouse, L. G. O. [Lionel Gilbert Ollyett] and Henry, G. M. R

Colombo: , 1942. : Ceylon Government Press, 1942. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Inscribed by Author(s). 1st Edition. First Edition, First Printing. Presentation Copy. Inscribed by the author to W. W. A. Phillips, author of Birds of Ceylon. ------- Contempo...

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Nouvel Atlas Des Grandes Vignobles De Bourgogne by Pitiot, Sylvain ; Poupon, Pierre

France: Collection Pierre Poupon, Beaune-Vignolles, 1999. Book. As New. Hardcover. 2nd Edition. Two cloth covered volumes with stamped gilt titles in matching slipcase. 230 pages; 102 pages; index; 29.5 cm tall; [11.75 inches] Text in French. Maps are in...

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With Ski & Sledge Over Arctic Glaciers by Conway, Sir Martin

London: J.M. Dent & Co., 1898. Book. Illus. by E. J. Garwood. Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Companion and acting as an appendix to The First Crossing of Spitsbergen. ---------- 8vo. 8 inches tall; vi, [4], 235pp. with index; gravure frontispiece, 11 ...

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Coyote Stories by Mourning Dove (Humishuma); Edited & Illustrated by Heister Dean Guie; Notes by L.V. McWhorter (Old Wolf); Foreword by Chief Standing Bear

Caldwell, ID: The Caxton Printers, 1933. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Signed by Hemene Ka-Wan / Old Wolf / L.V. McWhorter, with the inscription ..To EA. Brininstool, Debunker of Fallacious History. November 7, 1933." ...

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A Narrative of the Expedition to Algiers in the Year 1816, Under the Command of the Right Hon. Admiral Lord Viscount Exmouth. by Salame, Abraham

London: John Murray, 1819. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. In 1816 Lord Exmouth led a successful expedition to free 1000 Christian slaves from Algiers. The author was interpreter in His Britannic Majesty's Service for the Oriental Languages, ...

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Turkistan: Notes of a Journey in Russian Turkistan, Khokand, Bukhara, and Kuldja [two volumes complete] by Schuyler, Eugene

New York: Scribner, Armstrong & Co., 1887. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. "Monumental. A Classic on the Subject" [Yakushi] ---- Schuyler, Secretary of the American Legation at St. Petersburgh, travelled extensively in Russian Central Asia and ...

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