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Image for Australian Army Medical Services in the War of 1914-18 Vol I. Gallipoli, Sinai & Palestine, German New Guinea.

Australian Army Medical Services in the War of 1914-18 Vol I. Gallipoli, Sinai & Palestine, German New Guinea.

By: Butler, Colonel A. G.

Price: $275.00

Publisher: by Australian War Memorial. Melbourne : 1938

Edition: 2d

Seller ID: k180620a


2d edition; first published in 1939. 8vo. Vol I only [of 3] Blue cloth; xxvi + 873pp., b/w plates, maps, glossary, appendices., bibliog., indexes. A fine copy. A clean, bright, and tight copy. Some light toning adjacent to gutters of end papers; very light wear to edges; some very minor spotting on fore-edge. View more info

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A Compleat History of the Whole Proceedings of the Parliament of Great Britain Against Dr. Henry Sacheverell: With His Tryal Before the House of Peers, for High Crimes and Misdemeanors

By: N/A

Price: $300.00

Publisher: London, J. Baker: 1710

Seller ID: 353


A Compleat History of the Whole Proceedings of the Parliament of Great Britain Against Dr. Henry Sacheverell with His Tryal Before the House of Peers for High Crimes and Misdemeanors; the Reasons of Those Lords That Enter'd Their Protests; etc. London: J. Baker, 1710. 12mo, contemporary calf with five raised bands and gilt lettering and decoration on spine.. An important document for the history of the Anglican Church. Sacheverell had attacked the Queen, the Whigs and the Bishop of Salisbury in two controversial sermons. He was then summoned before the House of Lords for trial. He was judge... View more info

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An Account of the Ceremony in Westminster Hall on Thursday May 9th 1935 on the occasion of the Presentation of Addresses by Both Houses of Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland to His Majesty King George V Congratulating Him on the Celebration of the Silver Jubilee of His Most Illustrious Reign

By: N/A

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Walter Lewis: 1935

Edition: 1st ed

Seller ID: 1940


8vo, unpaginated full blue morocco with gilt lettering on front panel ("Westminster Hall 9 May 1935" ), raised bands on spine, gilt edging, b/w frontispiece, one b/w photograph with tissue guard. Matching d/w and slipcase. Absolutely pristine copy in fine d/w and very good slipcase. View more info

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Codice Nuttall / Manuscrito pictórico Mexicano que actualmente se exhibe en el Museo Britanico.

By: N/A

Price: $3,200.00

Publisher: Mexico. D.F., Libreria Anticuaria. G. M. Echaniz.: 1939

Seller ID: k1707041


1st ed. thus, 11-1/2”x8-1/2”. Scarce (No.22 of 25 signed and numbered copies] A hand-colored facsimile of the Codex Nuttall, an accordion-fold pre-Columbian document of Mixtec pictography, now in the collection of the British Museum. The Codex is one of about 16 manuscripts from Mexico that are entirely pre-Columbian in origin. Its name is derived from Zelia Nuttall, who first published the Codex for the Peabody Museum in 1902. It is one of three codices that record the genealogies, alliances and conquests of several 11th and 12th century rulers of a small Mixtec city-state in highland Oax... View more info

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509th Composite Group, First Atomic Bombardment, 1944 - 1946, 509th Pictorial Album [1st ed.; not reprint]

By: 509th Composite Group

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Tinian: The 509th Composite Group: 1945

Edition: 1st ed.

Seller ID: k190719e

Condition: Very good-near fine


1st ed., 4to, blue textured boards w/ gold & red decorations and lettering. Color frontispiece; profusely illustrated with b/w photos. Not paginated but approximately 120 pp. The official unit history for the 509th Composite Group -- the atomic bombardment wing responsible for Hiroshima and Nagasaki. A very good-near fine copy. Clean and tight with no tears, nicks or markings. Light wear to edges, corners and spine ends; front cover slightly bowed. View more info

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The Tactics of Aelian, comprising the military system of the Grecians; illustrated with notes, explanatory plates.

By: Aelianus (Tacticus)

Price: $250.00

Publisher: London, E. Kerby: 1814

Seller ID: K102


Edited, and with a preliminary discourse by, Viscount Henry August Dillon. London: Small 4to, quarter leather and black cloth. 268 pp. 1st edition thus, inscribed by the ‘author’ (Dillon). Numerous full-page plates and engravings of military tactics and formations. Aelian's military treatise is a handbook of Greek drill and tactics as practiced by the successors of Alexander the Great. Thought to have been first published in the 2d century, an Arabic translation was made about 1350. It was first translated into Latin about 150 years later and was of great use to the army organizers ... View more info

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California Jubilee

By: Ainsworth, Ed

Price: $45.00

Seller ID: 040302


1st ed., 1948. A fine copy in a very good dust jacket, signed by author Ainsworth as well as the cover artist, Clyde Forsythe and Los Angeles County Sheriff Eugene Biscailuz. The book is in fine condition; the d/w has light wear along the edges and a few nicks at top and bottom of spine. View more info

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Valley Forge / A Play in Three Acts [Signed Copy]

By: Anderson, Maxwell

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Washington DC, Anderson House: 1934

Edition: 1st ed.

Inscription: Double Signed and Inscribed by Anderson

Seller ID: k18022609

Condition: Very Good


1st ed., 12mo blue cloth. 169 pp. A historical drama of he dark days at Valley Forge when the fortunes of the rebellious colonists were at their lowest ebb. A splendid picture of Washington and his defiant troops. Good+; a very good, clean tight copy but covers lightly faded at extremities; d/w is fair with darkened, rubbed spine, a large 4” closed tear on back, and several smaller open tears front and back. Doubly signed and inscribed by Anderson with a flat signature on the title page and inscription to Hollywood screenwriter Frank Partos on the half-title page. Partos shared an Academy... View more info

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Illuminated Manuscript: Pope Joan / A Historical Text based upon “Bower’s History of the Popes [1748]” /

By: Anonymous. [Anastasius Scriptor]

Price: $1,850.00

Seller ID: k180228l


n.p. n.d. 4to, illuminated vellum wrappers; 52 leaves; stitched binding. Pen and ink calligraphy, illuminations with watercolor head and tail pieces, and in-text illustrations all on hand-made paper. The artist/author is unknown. Clean, tight and unmarked interior. Covers torn and chipped on all edges. Date unknown but probably from late 1950’s - early 1960’s. View more info

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Aus Revolutionstagen

By: Bauer, Dr. Constantin

Price: $50.00

Seller ID: 040305


Braunschweig: Verlag von A.Graff's Buchhandlung, 1919. 8vo, 94 pp. Illustrated boards. An illustrated history of the Paris Commune, with 94 drawings and tipped-plates by Gustave Dore. Fair-Good. Interior lightly shaken but clean throughout. Front hinge partially split at bottom. Covers lightly soiled with 1/2" closed tears at top of spine. Edges and corners lightly rubbed. View more info

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A Theological Dictionary Containing Definitions of All Religious Terms : Woodward's New Edition with Added Appendix

By: Buck, Charles

Price: $40.00

Seller ID: 150304


Published by Joseph J. Woodward, Philadelphia, 1831. A revised edition. 12mo, full brown leather with gilt spine; 624 double-column pages. Contents tight. Paper is age-toned with occasionally light foxing. Full brown leather cover is scuffed, some scratches, corners bumped. "Containing definitions of all religious terms; a comprehensive view of every article in the system of divinity; an impartial account of all the principal denominations which have subsisted in the religious world from the birth of Christ to the present day. Woodward's new edition published from the last London edition, t... View more info

Image for Storie della citta di Firenze dal 1410 al 1460….. Books 1-4. [Stories of the City of Florence from the year 1410 to 1460. Written in the same times …

Storie della citta di Firenze dal 1410 al 1460….. Books 1-4. [Stories of the City of Florence from the year 1410 to 1460. Written in the same times …

By: Buoninsegni, Dom. di Lionardo.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Florence: Nella Stamperia di Giorgio Marescotti: 1579-1580

Seller ID: 150305

Condition: Good.


Florence: Nella Stamperia di Giorgio Marescotti, 1579-1580. [The colophon is dated Florence, 1579, but the dedication to Francesco de Medici, is dated April 15, 1580.] 1st edition. Small 4to, 1/2 vellum and purple boards, inked title on spine.[38] 829 [1] pp. Text in Italian. Buoninsegni was a Florentine patrician, merchant and historian. Politically he held some of the city's most important offices and was a member of the broader circle of the early Medici regime. He spent the last ten years of his life completing this Historia Florentine; he died in Florence in March of 1466. The history ex... View more info

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Early Cemeteries of the City of Los Angeles - Los Angeles Miscellany #2

By: Carpenter, Edwin

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Dawson's Book Shop: 1973

Edition: 1st ed.

Seller ID: 1409


1st ed., limited to 300 copies. 8vo, illustrated boards, 48 pp. Illustrated with contemporary photographs and graphics - LA cemeteries up to the year 1885. Fine, without d/w -- as issued. View more info

Image for Constantinople. 1st U.S. edition. “A cinematographic view of late 19th century Istanbul”

Constantinople. 1st U.S. edition. “A cinematographic view of late 19th century Istanbul”

By: DE AMICIS, Edmondo

Price: $150.00

Publisher: The John C. Winston Co, Philadelphia: 1896

Edition: 1st U.S. edition

Seller ID: cr190721b

Condition: Fine


First American Edition; First English-language Edition. In 2 Volumes. 8vo. pp. 303,[1]; 309[1] pp, with 50 photogravures by W. H. Gilbo, captioned on tissue guards. With folding map at end of vol. II. Publishers red cloth with elaborate arabesque designs, ribbon markers, t.e.g; red sateen dust jackets.; first published in Milan, in 1877. De Amicis (1846-1908) was an Italian journalist and travel writer This work is considered by many to be his masterpiece and the best description of the city in the 19th century. It is still highly praised: Umberto Eco took a copy with him when he first visited... View more info

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Texas Argonauts Isaac H. Duval and the California Gold Rush

By: Dillon, Richard H.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: The Book Club of California: 2987

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: sbcc1907221f

Condition: New


1st ed., oblong 4to, 10 x 13 inches. 199 pp. Limited to 450 copies. With color illustrations by Charles Shaw, appendix, footnotes, bibliography, index and endpaper maps. Original prospectus laid in. Series: The Book Club of California Publication, No. 186. Quarter natural linen, illustrated paper over boards, printed paper spine label, maps in end-leaves, plain white paper dust-jacket. Isaac Duval (1824-1902) was an American adventurer and businessman prior to becoming a brigadier general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. As a young man, he traveled to Fort Smith, Arkansas, wh... View more info

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Historia de la Conquista del Nuevo Mundo (9 vols)

By: Don Antonio de Solis

Price: $1,400.00

Publisher: Madrid, Imprenta de Los Hijos de Doña Catalina Piñuela: 1829

Seller ID: 0001


Nine volumes, 12mo full leather. Most volumes consist of contemporary historical accounts, translated and republished into the Spanish of the time. Contents (full Spanish titles reproduced below): Volume I: History of the Conquest of Mexico. Volumes II, III, IV and V: Royal Commentaries of the origin of the Incas of Peru. Volumes VI and VII: La Florida del Inca, by Hernando de Soto Volumes VIII and IX: Chronological General History of Florida Each volume is between 400-700 pages. Interiors are generally clean and tight; minor foxing to a couple of volumes. Covers are rubbed with so... View more info

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Patton: Ordeal and Triumph

By: Farago, Ladislas

Price: $60.00

Publisher: NY, Ivan Obolensky, Inc: 1963

Seller ID: g1003


1st ed., in d/w. Good. 8vo, hardcover, 885 pp. The definitive biography and basis for the Academy Award-winning film starring George C. Scott. Some light toning and soiling to top edges; owner's name inked inside covers;no significant defects. D/w is darkened along spine with some light rubbing. No chips or tears View more info

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Encyclopedia Ecclesiastica / Prompta Biblioteca

By: Ferris, F. Lucci

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: Frankfuert, Apud Van Duren: 1784

Seller ID: 1932


The complete title is "Prompta Bibliotheca canonica, juridica, moralis, theologica, necnon ascetica, polemica, rubricistica, historica", an 8-volume encyclopedia of religious knowledge. The first edition of this work appeared at Bologna, in 1746. A second edition, much enlarged, also a third, were published by the author himself. The fourth edition, dating from 1763 seems to have been published after his death. This edition, 20 years later, contains the additions which the author had made to the second edition and also other enlargements (additiones ex aliena manu) inserted in their respective... View more info

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A History of THE ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL From Its Establishment in 1863 to December, 1876; and of The Island of Rock Island, The Site of The Arsenal, From 1804 to 1863. ORDNANCE MEMORANDA NO. 20.

By: Flagler, Maj. D.W.

Price: $325.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1877

Seller ID: 1231


1st ed., 485 pp., plus 13 fold-out plates, one photographic plate, and a fold-out frontispiece. Rebound in maroon cloth. Text block is clean and tight with no foxing. One of the plates is split in half but intact. some of the other plates have small tears or stains, but not affecting image. Frontispiece is detached. View more info

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A Time To Heal

By: Ford, Gerald R.

Price: $325.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000038

ISBN: 0060112972

Condition: Good


First edition, first printing, signed by the former U.S. President and author on tipped in first blank page. Bound in publisher's blue cloth with gilt to front board and spine. Top edge of front cover faded; bottom edge stained. Jacket lightly soiled, but no tears or chips. View more info