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Image for 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

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

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

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

Image for The Queen's Reign, and Its Commemoration, A Literary and Pictorial Review of the Period, The Story of the Victorian Transformation, 1837-1897

The Queen's Reign, and Its Commemoration, A Literary and Pictorial Review of the Period, The Story of the Victorian Transformation, 1837-1897

By: Besant, Sir Walter

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, The Werner Company: 1897

Seller ID: 1065


1st ed., large 4to Interior is clean and tight. Several small holes in front end-paper; binding is very sound but has numerous small scuffs and rubs. View more info

Image for Cento Ethicus. Ex ducentis Poetis hinc inde contextus, per Damasum Blyerburgium Batauum. Iuuentutis maxime Institutiontioni accomodatus.

Cento Ethicus. Ex ducentis Poetis hinc inde contextus, per Damasum Blyerburgium Batauum. Iuuentutis maxime Institutiontioni accomodatus.

By: Blyenburg, Damasus van.

Price: $300.00

Seller ID: 150309


16 mo, grey boards, quarter leather. Blyenburg (1558-1668), a dutch poet, published this compilation of selections from modern Latin poets. A revised edition, first published the year earlier in 1599. CONDITION: Fair; Covers quite worn, but intact, with substantial staining. Title is inked onto the spine. Inked signatures on ffep; front hinge partially split. Inked number on title page; small inked library rubber stamp image on verso of title page. 1" x 2" damp stain at bottom center of inside front cover and extending into the first dozen pages or so and again at the back cover. Other damp s... 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

Image for GARIBALDI and the Making of Italy. 3 vols. [with Garibaldi´s Defence of the Roman Republic, Garibaldi and the Thousand) 1907-1912

GARIBALDI and the Making of Italy. 3 vols. [with Garibaldi´s Defence of the Roman Republic, Garibaldi and the Thousand) 1907-1912

By: George Macaulay Trevelyan

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, Longman´s: 1907, 1909, 1912

Edition: Mixed set

Seller ID: vl190723d

Condition: Good


Complete set of Trevelyan´s “Garibaldi”, published in three separate volumes between 1907-1912. 8vo. Mixed Impressions, with 3 frontispieces, 114 plates, 9 maps in the text and 7 folding maps in color. Marbled boards and all page edges gilt. The set comprises: 1. Garibaldi's Defence of the Roman Republic 1848-9 (1907); 2. Garibaldi and the Thousand May 1860, (1911); 3. Garibaldi and the Making of Italy June-November 1860 (1912). Condition: Good. Internally clean and tight overall. Covers have moderate wear and staining/spotting. Vol I is a first edition; occasional foxing, but lightl... View more info

Image for Bibliographie Instructive Ou Notice de Quelques Livres Rares Singuliers Et Difficiles Trouver, Avec Des Notes Historiques, Pour Connotre Et Distinguer Les Diffrentes Editions, Et Leur Valeur Dans Le Commerce; disposee par Francois de Los-Rios, Libraire a Lyon. [Unique and Hard to Find Rare Books With Historical Notes To Distinguish the Different Editions, And Their Value In The Trade.]

Bibliographie Instructive Ou Notice de Quelques Livres Rares Singuliers Et Difficiles Trouver, Avec Des Notes Historiques, Pour Connotre Et Distinguer Les Diffrentes Editions, Et Leur Valeur Dans Le Commerce; disposee par Francois de Los-Rios, Libraire a Lyon. [Unique and Hard to Find Rare Books With Historical Notes To Distinguish the Different Editions, And Their Value In The Trade.]

By: Los-Rios, Jean Francois de.

Price: $450.00

Seller ID: 150310


Avigon et Lyon, Seguin et chez l’auteur, 1777. 12mo, full vellum. 207 pp. An early guide to rare-book collecting; a priced-catalog of books sold by Jean-François de Los Rios, with annotations. de Los Rios (1727-1820) was a noted bookseller in Lyon, famously taking advantage of the dispersion of Jesuit libraries after the order was expelled from France in 1764. The Bibliographie instructive was one of his early works, published after more than 17 years as a bookseller in Lyon. The bilbiografía is organized as a directory with 639 entries briefly discussed and 190 references in the included ... View more info

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Europe After 8:15

By: Mencken, H.L>, Nathan, George Jean; Wright, Willard Huntington.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: NY, John Lane Company: 1914

Seller ID: c170630b


12mo, orange cloth, black titles and décor. Satiric essays about travel in Europe, written on the brink of World War I. Very good, llight edgewar, spine darkened; bookplate on front pastedown. View more info

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Naples: Past & Present (2 Volume Set)

By: Norway, Arthur H.

Price: $47.50

Publisher: NY, Frederick A. Stokes Company: 1901

Edition: 1st ed.

Seller ID: DG1709061

Condition: Very Good


2 volume set, 8vo., a.e.g. 295 pp., Black cloth with gilt lettering and design along spines and front covers. Includes 24 photogravure illustrations and 32 half-tone engravings. Very good: very light edgewear, lettering on covers and spine bright. Interior clean and tight with no marks or tears. View more info

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Invertebrate Spain

By: Ortega Y Gasset, Jose

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, W.W. Norton: 1937

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 015002


8vo, black cloth. Very good-near fine copy in VG d/w. Book has some light staining inside covers, otherwise fine. The staining appears to be an image transfer from the yellow d/w flaps. D/w has edgewear and a few small nicks but no significant tears or chips. View more info

Image for Manners & Customs of the French. Fac-simile of the scarce 1815 edition. With ten whole-page amusing and prettily tinted illustrations printed from the original copper plates

Manners & Customs of the French. Fac-simile of the scarce 1815 edition. With ten whole-page amusing and prettily tinted illustrations printed from the original copper plates

By: ROTCH, Benjamin.

Price: $115.00

Publisher: London, The Leadenhall Press for Henry Sotheran: 1893

Edition: 1st ed.

Seller ID: k190114g

Condition: Good.


8vo. Original half linen over blue boards, decorated spine and cover; pp. [viii], 43, 15 (advertisements) ten hand-colored engravings; A facsimile of the 1815 publication “Letters from France: written by a Modern Tourist”, re-using the original copperplates which were then destroyed. A humorous look at life and society in Paris during the brief period Napoleon's was on Elba. 'Who the author was is doubtful; but the writer [Henry Sotheran] has heard his father say that he was one Benjamin Rotch, a Middlesex Magistrate' (from the preface). No. 250 of 250 numbered copies, signed by H.C.Millar... View more info

Image for Memoires of the Reign of King Charles I With a Continuation to the Happy Restauration of King Charles II

Memoires of the Reign of King Charles I With a Continuation to the Happy Restauration of King Charles II

By: Warwick, Sir Philip

Price: $85.00

Publisher: London, R. Chiswell: 1702

Seller ID: k1707058


Second edition; first published in 1701. 12mo, brown calf. 437 pp. plus front and back matter. Warwick fought on the Royalist side at Edgehill and served Charles I until the king's execution in 1658. He then went on to become a knight under Charles II, and the diaries continue into this period. Internally good with a tight text block and generally little foxing. Title page is worn and soiled as are a number of the pages in the adits at rear. Title page and fep partially detached but fully intact. Front hinge split but intact. Covers very heavily rubbed and chipped with most of the lettering ... View more info

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Editorials for a Free World

By: Welles, Orson

Price: $575.00

Publisher: Free World Magazine: 1944

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: k180315e


Free World Magazine, 1944. 1st ed., 8vo, brown cloth. 28 pp. Several of Welles' political writings first published in FREE WORLD magazine between April-December 1994. Welles was an avid supporter of President Roosevelt and his views were often well in advance of political thinking of the time. Very rare: no others online, none in OCLC, no auction records. One copy, with a gift inscription to Welles, is in his papers at the University of Michigan. View more info

Image for Olympia 1936. Die Oliympischen Spiele 1936 in Berlin und Garmisch-Partenkirchen. Band I. [The1936]  Olympic Games in Berlin Vol I]

Olympia 1936. Die Oliympischen Spiele 1936 in Berlin und Garmisch-Partenkirchen. Band I. [The1936] Olympic Games in Berlin Vol I]

By: [Olympics]

Price: $325.00

Publisher: Berlin, Cigareten-Bilderdienst, Hamburgo : 1936

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: k180331a


4to, Publisher's blue boards with bright gilt design and black lettering. 128 pp. plus folding map. The first only of two volumes; this volume for the winter olympics. Several hundred glossy photographs tipped-in to their pages; mostly b/w but some color. A good+ copy overall. Text block and photos are very good-fine with some light toning to page margins. Covers are rubbed at corners and top of spine with a 2" white crayon mark on front cover and some rubbing to the gilt logo. View more info

Image for Second World War - German Soldier's travelogue photo album. 92 photos; 1943-45.

Second World War - German Soldier's travelogue photo album. 92 photos; 1943-45.

By: [Photographs]

Price: $225.00

Seller ID: k180331f


92 photos of Life in camp, behind the lines; touring the fronts [Western & Eastern] No battle scenes. A additional 30-40 photos in the latter half of the album are personal photos long after the war into 1990 and of little to no value. View more info