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The Book of English Desserts : Favorite Recipes for Cakes and Sweets, Chambers, Constance. Illustrated By Alastair and Margaret Hamilton
101 Chambers, Constance. Illustrated By Alastair and Margaret Hamilton The Book of English Desserts : Favorite Recipes for Cakes and Sweets
South Brunswick and New York A.S. Barnes and Co., Inc. 1965 Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
South Brunswick and New York: A.S. Barnes and Co., Inc., 1965. Published 1965. Purple cloth with silver gilt spine lettering, 102 page with index, color illustrated dustjacket. The book is in very good condition, looks and feels about new, with minimal edgewear, sound text block, good hinges, clean contents free from any markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and is also in very good condtion, clean and slightly faded with some light shelf soil to the white background.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Traditions of Edinburgh, Chambers, Robert.  Illustrated By James Riddel
102 Chambers, Robert. Illustrated By James Riddel Traditions of Edinburgh
Edinburgh and Philadelphia W. & R. Chambers, Limited; J. B. Lippincott Company 1912 Hardcover Good 
Edinburgh and Philadelphia: W. & R. Chambers, Limited; J. B. Lippincott Company, 1912. Very attractive copy of the richly illustrated 1912 edition, containing 35 color plates and a map. Bright roybal blue cloth with lettering and decoration in gilt, top edge gilt, 377 pages. Covers rubbed at the edges with some light fraying to corners and spine ends, good hinges, sound text block, slightly age-toned but clean pages free from names or other markings.. Hard Cover. Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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The Life and Labors of David Livingstond, LL.D, D.C.L., Covering His Entire Career in Southern and Central Africa..., Chambliss, J. E.
103 Chambliss, J. E. The Life and Labors of David Livingstond, LL.D, D.C.L., Covering His Entire Career in Southern and Central Africa...
Philadelphia Hubbard Brothers 1875 Hardcover Good 
Philadelphia: Hubbard Brothers, 1875. Copyright 1875, this copy consistent with that date. Very attractive copy in pictorial rust colored cloth over beveled boards, lettered and decorated in gilt and black, 853 pages plus publisher's ads. Illustrated with black and white engravings plus a folding color frontis map which has been detached but is present. Light rubbing to the extremities, gilt bright and clear, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages, no names or other markings. The map has a 3" repairable closed tear to one edge.. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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Travels in Greece: or, an Account of a Tour Made at the Expense of the Society of Dilettanti, Chandler, Richard
104 Chandler, Richard Travels in Greece: or, an Account of a Tour Made at the Expense of the Society of Dilettanti
Oxford Clarendon Press 1776 First Edition Hardcover Fair 
Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1776. First edition, 1776. Includes only four of the seven maps. Front cover detached. Important account 18th century travel in Greece, including a meticulous account of the ruins at Athens. Contemporary marbled boards with calf spine, red spine label, 304 pages. Covers heavily rubbed with front cover detached but present, text block sound, large chips to the lower 20% of two leaves but professionally repaired with the missing text neatly handwritten in place, minor dampstains to the lower edge of the first three leaves, title page foxed with public library blindstamp in right margin and two tiny numbers on reverse side (no other library markings), front free endpaper absent. Folding map of Greece and Peloponnesus good with a closed tear affecting about three inches of the printed area, other maps very good. Missing maps: Plan of Port Piraeus, Plan of Athens, Chart of the Isthmus of Corinth - they appear to have never been bound in. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 745.00 USD
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The Letters of Maxwell Chaplin, Chaplin, Maxwell.  Edited By George Stewart
105 Chaplin, Maxwell. Edited By George Stewart The Letters of Maxwell Chaplin
New York Association Press 1928 First Edition Hardcover Good No 
New York: Association Press, 1928. First edition of this collection of letters by this noted missionary to China, illustrated with black and white plates. Dark blue cloth, 239 pages, no dustjacket. Edges rubbed, mainly the corners and spine ends, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages free from names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Twentieth Annual Report of the United States Geological Survey 1898-99. Part VII: Explorations in Alaska in 1898, Charles D. Walcott, Director
106 Charles D. Walcott, Director Twentieth Annual Report of the United States Geological Survey 1898-99. Part VII: Explorations in Alaska in 1898
Washington, D.C. Government Printing Office 1900 First Edition Hardcover Fair 
Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1900. First edition, 1900. Part VII, Alaska, including numerous illustrations and maps, including folding maps in color, 5 large folding maps in a rear pocket. Externally quite worn, internally good to very good, maps very good. Ex college library with expected markings plus withdrawn stamps on the endpapers and stamped once on the reverse side of each folding map. Dark brown cloth printed in gilt, 11.5" tall, 508 pages. Covers lightly rubbed with additional wear to the extremities, hinges internally reglued and secure, text block sound, pages slightly age-yellowed but clean.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 185.00 USD
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Diplomatic and Consular Reports - China.  Report for the Year 1911 on the Trade of Changsha.  No. 4897 Annual Series, China Trade - Changsha
107 China Trade - Changsha Diplomatic and Consular Reports - China. Report for the Year 1911 on the Trade of Changsha. No. 4897 Annual Series
London His Majesty's Stationery Office 1912 Paperback Good 
London: His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1912. Official trade report for 1911, including information about types and values of items imported and exported, statistics, and interesting observations about the port and its population. Includes commentary on the effects to this area of the Xinhai Revolution of 1911-12, as well as a section on the opium trade. Includes a folding map. Self-wraps, printed softcover with string stitched binding, 24 pages including the covers. Some light cover wear and soil, edgewear, contents age-toned but clean.. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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Diplomatic and Consular Reports - China.  Report for the Year 1911 on the Trade of Chinkiang.  No. 4861 Annual Series, China Trade - Chinkiang
108 China Trade - Chinkiang Diplomatic and Consular Reports - China. Report for the Year 1911 on the Trade of Chinkiang. No. 4861 Annual Series
London His Majesty's Stationery Office 1912 Paperback Good 
London: His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1912. Official trade report for 1911, including information about types and values of items imported and exported, statistics, and interesting observations about the port and its population. Includes commentary on the effects to this area of the Xinhai Revolution of 1911-12, as well as a section on the opium trade. Includes a folding map in color. Self-wraps, printed softcover with string stitched binding, 16 pages including the covers. Some cover wear and soil, edgewear, contents age-toned but clean.. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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Diplomatic and Consular Reports - China.  Report for the Year 1911 on the Trade of Hangchow.  No. 4898 Annual Series, China Trade - Hangchow
109 China Trade - Hangchow Diplomatic and Consular Reports - China. Report for the Year 1911 on the Trade of Hangchow. No. 4898 Annual Series
London His Majesty's Stationery Office 1912 Paperback Good 
London: His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1912. Official trade report for 1911, including information about types and values of items imported and exported, statistics, and interesting observations about the port and its population. Includes commentary on the effects to this area of the Xinhai Revolution of 1911-12, as well as a section on the opium trade. Includes a folding map. Self-wraps, printed softcover with string stitched binding, 12 pages including the covers. Some light cover wear and soil, edgewear, contents age-toned but clean, some light foxing to the map.. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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Diplomatic and Consular Reports - China.  Report for the Year 1910 on the Trade of Kiukiang.  No. 4723 Annual Series, China Trade - Kiukiang
110 China Trade - Kiukiang Diplomatic and Consular Reports - China. Report for the Year 1910 on the Trade of Kiukiang. No. 4723 Annual Series
London His Majesty's Stationery Office 1911 Paperback Good 
London: His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1911. Official trade report for 1910, including information about types and values of items imported and exported, statistics, and interesting observations about the port and its population. Includes a section on the opium trade and consumption. Includes a folding map. Self-wraps, printed softcover with string stitched binding, 20 pages including the covers. Some cover wear and soil, edgewear, contents age-toned but clean, some very light foxing to the map.. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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Diplomatic and Consular Reports - China.  Report for the Year 1911 on the Trade of Newchwang.  No. 4901 Annual Series, China Trade - Newchwang
111 China Trade - Newchwang Diplomatic and Consular Reports - China. Report for the Year 1911 on the Trade of Newchwang. No. 4901 Annual Series
London His Majesty's Stationery Office 1912 Paperback Good 
London: His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1912. Official trade report for 1911, including information about types and values of items imported and exported, statistics, and interesting observations about the port and its population. Includes a section on the effects to this area of the Xinhai Revolution of 1911-12. Includes a map. Self-wraps, printed softcover with string stitched binding, 32 pages including the covers. Some light cover wear and soil, edgewear, contents age-toned but clean.. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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Diplomatic and Consular Reports - China.  Report for the Year 1911 on the Trade of Pakhoi.  No. 4851 Annual Series, China Trade - Pakhoi
112 China Trade - Pakhoi Diplomatic and Consular Reports - China. Report for the Year 1911 on the Trade of Pakhoi. No. 4851 Annual Series
London His Majesty's Stationery Office 1912 Paperback Good 
London: His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1912. Official trade report for 1911, including information about types and values of items imported and exported, statistics, and interesting observations about the port and its population. Includes commentary on the effects to this area of the Xinhai Revolution of 1911-12, as well as a section on the opium trade. Includes a folding map. Self-wraps, printed softcover with string stitched binding, 12 pages including the covers. Some cover wear and soil, edgewear, contents age-toned but clean.. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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Diplomatic and Consular Reports - China.  Report for the Year 1910 on the Trade of Shanghai.  No. 4747 Annual Series, China Trade - Shanghai
113 China Trade - Shanghai Diplomatic and Consular Reports - China. Report for the Year 1910 on the Trade of Shanghai. No. 4747 Annual Series
London His Majesty's Stationery Office 1911 Paperback Good 
London: His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1911. Official trade report for 1910, including information about types and values of items imported and exported, statistics, and interesting observations about the port and its population. Includes a section on the opium trade and consumption. Self-wraps, printed softcover with string stitched binding, 26 pages including the covers. Some cover wear and soil, edgewear, contents age-toned but clean.. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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Diplomatic and Consular Reports - China.  Report for the Year 1900 on the Trade of Soochow.  No. 2713 Annual Series, China Trade - Soochow
114 China Trade - Soochow Diplomatic and Consular Reports - China. Report for the Year 1900 on the Trade of Soochow. No. 2713 Annual Series
London Harrison and Sons for Her Majesty's Stationery Office 1901 Paperback Good 
London: Harrison and Sons for Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1901. Official trade report for 1900, including information about types and values of items imported and exported, statistics, and interesting observations about the port and its population. Includes a brief section on the opium trade and consumption. Light blue softcover with string stitched binding, 12 pages. Some cover wear and soil, including a bit of chipping, contents age-toned but clean.. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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Diplomatic and Consular Reports - China.  Report for the Year 1910 on the Trade of Tientsin.  No. 4714 Annual Series, China Trade - Tientsin
115 China Trade - Tientsin Diplomatic and Consular Reports - China. Report for the Year 1910 on the Trade of Tientsin. No. 4714 Annual Series
London His Majesty's Stationery Office 1911 Paperback Good 
London: His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1911. Official trade report for 1910, including information about types and values of items imported and exported, statistics, and interesting observations about the port and its population. Includes a section on the opium trade and consumption. Includes a folding map. Self-wraps, printed softcover with string stitched binding, 16 pages including the covers. Some cover wear and soil, edgewear, contents age-toned but clean, some very light foxing to the map, which also has a few small chips at the center fold.. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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Diplomatic and Consular Reports - China.  Report for the Year 1899 on the Trade of Wuchow.  No. 2432 Annual Series, China Trade - Wuchow
116 China Trade - Wuchow Diplomatic and Consular Reports - China. Report for the Year 1899 on the Trade of Wuchow. No. 2432 Annual Series
London Harrison and Sons for Her Majesty's Stationery Office 1900 Paperback Good 
London: Harrison and Sons for Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1900. Official trade report for 1899, including information about types and values of items imported and exported, statistics, and interesting observations about the port and its population. Includes a brief section on the opium trade and consumption. Light blue softcover with string stitched binding, 18 pages. Some cover wear and soil, name on front cover, contents age-toned but clean.. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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The Tibetan Empire in Central Asia: A History of the Struggle for Great Power among Tibetans, Turks, Arabs, and Chinese during the Early Middle Ages, Christopher I. Beckwith
117 Christopher I. Beckwith The Tibetan Empire in Central Asia: A History of the Struggle for Great Power among Tibetans, Turks, Arabs, and Chinese during the Early Middle Ages
Princeton, NJ Princeton University Press 1987 0691054940 / 9780691054940 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good 
Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1987. First edition, 1987. Black cloth with dustjacket. The book is in near fine condition with firm binding, clean pages, no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustajcket has some light shelfwear and a small clear tape repair to the spine head, other very minor chips, little paper loss.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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A Vanished World: Medieval Spain's Golden Age of Enlightenment, Christopher Lowney
118 Christopher Lowney A Vanished World: Medieval Spain's Golden Age of Enlightenment
New York Free Press 2005 0743243595 / 9780743243599 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
New York: Free Press, 2005. First edition, first printing, 2005. Orange and red hardcover with dustjacket. Near fine condition with very minor shelf bump to the lower spine end which does not show with the dustjacket in place, dustjacket also about fine, unclipped and in mylar protector. Looks and feels new and unread, tight binding, no names or other markings. Describes the time during which Muslims, Christians and Jews lived together in Spain.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Imperial China: Photographs 1850-1912, Clark Worswick and Jonathan Spence. Foreword By Harrison Salisbury
119 Clark Worswick and Jonathan Spence. Foreword By Harrison Salisbury Imperial China: Photographs 1850-1912
New York Penwick Publishing 1978 0517533774 / 9780517533772 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good 
New York: Penwick Publishing, 1978. First edition, 1978. Very good in good dustjacket. Illustrated throughout with historic photographs of China. Red hardcover, oblong format, illustrated dustjacket. The book has some modest wear to corners and spine ends, good hinges, firm text block, clean page, no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped [22.50] and has some light scuffing, additional rubbing to corners and spine ends, no paper loss.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. Oblong 4to. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 32.00 USD
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The Hundred Wonders of the World, and of the Three Kingdoms of Nature, Described According to the Latest and Best Authorities, and Illustrated By Engravings, Clarke, Rev. C. C.
120 Clarke, Rev. C. C. The Hundred Wonders of the World, and of the Three Kingdoms of Nature, Described According to the Latest and Best Authorities, and Illustrated By Engravings
New-Haven, Connecticut John Babcock and Son; S. And W. R. Babcock; Sidney's Press 1821 First US Edition Hardcover Good 
New-Haven, Connecticut: John Babcock and Son; S. And W. R. Babcock; Sidney's Press, 1821. First American edition, from the tenth London edition. Includes 48 plates of woodcuts, with many plates containing two or more images. Describes world wonders with a focus on geology and natural features (and natural disasters), natural history, natural phenomena, major landmarks. Full marbled calf leather wtih black spine label, 660 pages. Covers rubbed, mainly at the extremities, with a surface crack to the front joint (cover well attached), sound text block, fairly little foxing, dark transparent stain to the far bottom margin of the first forty pages, not affecting text, getting progressively smaller from front toward page forty, name and date on front free endpaper, no other markings.. First US Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 225.00 USD
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