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On the Border with Crook, Bourke, John G.
121 Bourke, John G. On the Border with Crook
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1891 First Edition Hardcover Fair 
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1891. First edition [1891] in fair condition. Book is complete but has sustained some damage from brief exposure to water - warped covers, a few wavy pages at beginning and end, transparent stains around the black and white plates - but no mildew stains or musty odor. Maroon cloth lettered and decorated in silver gilt, 491 pages plus publisher's ads. In addition to the water damages, the book has edgewear and light fraying to the spine ends, hinges internally cracked but secure, text block sound, pages a little age-yellowed but clean, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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War Politics and Emotion, Bourne, Geoffrey.  Introduction By Dorothy Canfield Fisher
122 Bourne, Geoffrey. Introduction By Dorothy Canfield Fisher War Politics and Emotion
New York Liveright Publishing Corporation 1941 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No 
New York: Liveright Publishing Corporation, 1941. First edition [1941]. Dark blue cloth lettered in gilt, top edge tinted red, 110 pages, no dustjacket. Light edge rubbing, good hinges, sound text block, pages slightly age-yellowed but clean, no names or other markings,.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Shaping the Future : Foreign Policy in an Age of Transition, Bowie, Robert R.
123 Bowie, Robert R. Shaping the Future : Foreign Policy in an Age of Transition
New York Columbia University Press 1967 Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
New York: Columbia University Press, 1967. Second printing, 1967. William Radner Lectures. Black cloth with gilt spine lettering, 118 pages with index, illustrated dustjacket. The book is in very good condition, with hardly any discernible edgewear, sound text block, good hinges, clean pages with no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and is also in very good condition with some light overall surface rubbing, a small neatly closed tear at bottom of rear panel. . Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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124 Bowles, Gordon T. The People of Asia : Peoples of the World Series
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1977 0684156253 / 9780684156255 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1977. First edition, first printing, 1977. Black cloth with heavy gilt spine lettering, 414 pages with index, illustrated dustjacket. The book is in very good condition with a tiny nick to its lower inside rear cover edge, some light surface rubbing along the top quarter and eighth of front and rear covers, respectively, and with a sound text block, good hinges, clean pages with no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and is also in very good condition with a lightly faded spine. The book is divided in to six parts. The first examines racial classification, Asian ideas of man's origins and describes the geography of each region. The next four parts focus on reconstructing traditional and historical accounts of the north, south, east and west. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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125 Boyce, D.G. Englishmen and Irish Troubles: British Public Opinion and the Making of Irish Policy 1918-22
Cambridge, Massachusetts MIT Press 1972 First US Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT Press, 1972. First American edition, 1972. Illustrated in black and white. Black hardcover, gilt lettering, tintied top edge, lime green endpapers, 253 pages, illustrated dustjacket. The book is in very good condition with gently bumped spine tips, sound text block, good hinges, name in black ink on first free endpaper and on the title page but otherwise very clean pages with no other marks. The mylar protected dustjacket is priceclipped and is also in very good condition with a less than inch square chip/closed tear combination at its tip left corner beside the spine panel. . First US Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The County of Durham: Its Castles, Churches, and Manor-Houses.  With an Essay on the Place-Names of the County, and a Glossary of the Names, Boyle, J. R.
126 Boyle, J. R. The County of Durham: Its Castles, Churches, and Manor-Houses. With an Essay on the Place-Names of the County, and a Glossary of the Names
London Walter Scott, Ltd. 1892 Limited Edition Hardcover Fair 
London: Walter Scott, Ltd., 1892. Limited edition, large paper, number 182 of 250. Externally fair, internally very good. Comprehensive and detailed information about Durham County, illustrated with castle plans and two folding maps. Includes: Durham Section; Bishop Auckland Section; Sutherland Section; Gateshead Section; Hartlepool Section; Stockton Section; Darlington Section; Barnard Castle Section; an Essay on Place-Names; and glossary and index. The introductory part contains general information about population, geology, flora, fauna, industries, etc., with quite a bit of information about native plantes. Also includes plans and descriptions of castles, churches, cathedrals and other important buildlings. Dark tan cloth, gilt top, other edges uncut, a hefty 773 + 36 pages. Externally quite worn and spotted, with surface splits along the joints (underlying hinges basically sound, the front one just starting to crack). Internally much better, with many pages unopened. Text block solid with no loosened pages. Pages clean, folding maps very good, with each map having a small closed tear in the margin where it connects with the book. Name on front free endpaper. . Limited Edition. Hard Cover. Fair. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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127 Brackman, Arnold C. Southeast Asia's Second Front : The Power Struggle in the Malay Archipelago
New York and Washington, D.C. Frederick A. Praeger 1966 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
New York and Washington, D.C.: Frederick A. Praeger, 1966. First edition, 1966. Grey cloth with gilt spine lettering, 341 pages with extensive index, illustrated dustjacket. The book is in very good condition with hardly any discernible edgewear, sound text block, good hinges, clean pages with no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and is also in very good condition with light overall surface soil, apparent due to its primarily white background.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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France Under the Republic, Bracq, Jean Charlemagne
128 Bracq, Jean Charlemagne France Under the Republic
Chautauqua, New York The Chautauqua Press 1916 New and Revised Edition Hardcover Good No 
Chautauqua, New York: The Chautauqua Press, 1916. Published 1916. Chautauqua Home Reading Series. Illustrated in black and white. Goldenrod cloth printed in black, 373 pages. Light cover wear and a bit of surface soil, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages free from names or other markings. . New and Revised Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Konquistador Der Meere: Abenteurer Und Weltumsegler, Bradford, Ernle
129 Bradford, Ernle Konquistador Der Meere: Abenteurer Und Weltumsegler
Bern, Munchen und Wien Scherz Verlag 1966 Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
Bern, Munchen und Wien: Scherz Verlag, 1966. In German. Published 1966. Sky blue linen cloth with blindstamp on white spine lettering, 298 pages, color illustrated dustjacket. The book is in very good condition with some edgewear including rubbed corners and spine ends, mildly toned endpapers, sound text block, good hinges, clean pages with no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped, pleasantly age-toned and in very good condition. . Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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From England to America: A Message, Brailsford, Henry Noel
130 Brailsford, Henry Noel From England to America: A Message
New York Whittlesey House 1940 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good 
New York: Whittlesey House, 1940. First edition, with publisher's review slip laid in loosely at the front. A discussion of American attitudes toward World War II. Off-white linen-like cloth, 130 pages, dustjacket. Light foxing to the outer edges and endpapers, binding firm, pages clean and free from names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket has some light shelf rubbing and age-toning to the white rear panel, minor edge scuffing.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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131 Branford, Ernle The Wind Commands Me : A Life of Sir Francis Drake
New York Harcourt, Brace and World, Inc. 1965 First US Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
New York: Harcourt, Brace and World, Inc., 1965. First American edition, 1965. Blue cloth with blindstamped ship decoration, copper metallic spine lettering, mahogany mapped endpapers, 251 pages with index, color illustrated dustjacket. The book is in very good condition, looks and feels about new, with sound text block, good hinges, very clean pages with no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and is also in very good condition, with light rubbing to its extremities. Written by a noted British world literature and history scholar, also author of: Ulysses Found; The Great Siege (Malta, 1565); and The Wind Off the Island (his Sicilian sailing journal). This book includes six black and white illustrations, among them a modern full page plate showing Drake's home at Buckland Abbey. . First US Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Diary of Otto Braun.  Wth Selections from His Letters and Poems, Braun, Otto.  Edited By Judy Vogelstein
132 Braun, Otto. Edited By Judy Vogelstein The Diary of Otto Braun. Wth Selections from His Letters and Poems
New York Alfred A Knopf Inc 1924 First Edition Hardcover Fair No 
New York: Alfred A Knopf Inc, 1924. First edition [1924], age-toned and lightly worn but sound copy in tan and blue patterned hardcover with light brown cloth spine, paper spine label, 636 pages, no dustjacket. Diaries and notes, from childhood on, of a noted German politician and Prime Minister of Prussia. Covers darkened at the edges with darkened spine, corners worn and lightly chipped, good hinges, sound text block, gift notation from 1924 on front free endpaper, pages very slightly age-darkened but clean.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair/No. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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Holland's House: A Nation Building a Home, Bricklayer, Peter.  Illustrated By Jo Spier
133 Bricklayer, Peter. Illustrated By Jo Spier Holland's House: A Nation Building a Home
Haarlem, Holland [Netherlands] John. Enschede En Zonen 1939 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No 
Haarlem, Holland [Netherlands]: John. Enschede En Zonen, 1939. First edition, 1939. A delightfully written and whimsically illustrated history of the Netherlands and its contributions to world history. Illustrated boards, 123 pages. Light rubbing to the edges and a little age-toning to the spine and tiny portion of the front cover, good hinges, sound text block, very clean pages free from names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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134 Bromke, Adam Poland's Politics : Idealism vs. Realism
Cambridge, Massachusetts USA Harvard University Press 1967 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
Cambridge, Massachusetts USA: Harvard University Press, 1967. First edition, 1967. Cold War era examination of politics in Poland. Dark navy cloth with gilt spine lettering, 316 pages with extensive index, illustrated dustjacket. The book is in very good condition with gently rubbed spine ends, sound text block, good hinges, clean pages with no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and is also in very good condition with a lightly faded spine.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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Hell is Upon Us: D-Day in the Pacific June-August 1944, Brooks, Victor
135 Brooks, Victor Hell is Upon Us: D-Day in the Pacific June-August 1944
New York, New York, U.S.A. Da Capo Press 2005 0306813696 / 9780306813696 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine 
New York, New York, U.S.A.: Da Capo Press, 2005. First edition, first printing. Black and gray hardcover, color illustrated dustjacket. The book and dustjacket are in fine condition, no names or other markings, dustjacket in mylar protector.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Warship Losses of World War Two, Brown, David
136 Brown, David Warship Losses of World War Two
Annapolis, Maryland, U.S.A. Naval Inst Pr 1995 155750914X / 9781557509147 Paperback Good 
Annapolis, Maryland, U.S.A.: Naval Inst Pr, 1995. Revised edition, 1995 - first paperback printing. Softcover with light cover rubbing, mainly the edges, firm binding, clean pages with no names or other markings.. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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The New America and The Far East.  Eight Volume Set.  A Picturesque and Historic Description of These Lands and Peoples, Browne, G. Waldo.  With Henry Cabot Lodge; Joseph Wheeler; Kogoro Takahira; John D. Long; Leonard Wood; Charles H. Allen.  Introduction By Edward S. Ellis
137 Browne, G. Waldo. With Henry Cabot Lodge; Joseph Wheeler; Kogoro Takahira; John D. Long; Leonard Wood; Charles H. Allen. Introduction By Edward S. Ellis The New America and The Far East. Eight Volume Set. A Picturesque and Historic Description of These Lands and Peoples
Boston Marshall Jones Company 1907 First Edition Hardcover Good No 
Boston: Marshall Jones Company, 1907. First edition [1907]. With about 1200 illustrations in both color and in black and white. Attractive eight volume set [additional volumes published later] in three quarter reddish brown leather over maroon textured cloth, raised spine bands, gilt lettering, top edges gilt, each volume 10.75" tall and about an inch thick. Vol. I: Hawaii; Vol. II: Philippines, Japan; Vol. III-IV: Japan; Vol. V-VI: China; Vol. VII: China, Cuba; Vol. VIII: Cuba, Porto Rico. Spines uniformly faded to warm brown, some rubbing and light scuffing to extremities but no spine chips, some spots to the leather on the rear cover of volume I, good hinges, firm text blocks, small name stamps on the upper corners of the title pages and on the front free endpapers of volume 5-8, pages clean with some minor foxing to the upper edges of the last few pages in volumes 5, 6, and 7.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 295.00 USD
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Letters of Robert Browning, Browning, Robert.  Collected By Thomas J. Wise.  Edited By Thurman L. Hood
138 Browning, Robert. Collected By Thomas J. Wise. Edited By Thurman L. Hood Letters of Robert Browning
New Haven, Connecticut Yale University Press 1933 First Edition Hardcover Good Good 
New Haven, Connecticut: Yale University Press, 1933. First edition [1933]. More than two hundred collected letters of Browning to Swinburne, Rossetti, Leigh Hunt, Edmund Gosse and many others, including accounts of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Shelley, Landor and others, with gossipy news and personal insights. Original bookmark for this publication laid in loosely at the front. Red cloth lettered in gilt, 389 pages, printed dustjacket. The book has some wear to the spine ends and some edge rubbing, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages free from names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and has soem uneven fading, edgewear, and several chips, resulting in about five percent paper loss overall. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Triumph in the West: A History of the War Years Based on the Diaries of Field-Marshal Lord Alanbrooke, Chief of the Imperial General Staff, Bryant, Arthur
139 Bryant, Arthur Triumph in the West: A History of the War Years Based on the Diaries of Field-Marshal Lord Alanbrooke, Chief of the Imperial General Staff
Garden City, New York Doubleday & Co., Inc. 1959 First US Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Co., Inc., 1959. First American edition [1959]. Light tan cloth with red spine label, map endpapers, dustjacket. Very light edgewear, good hinges, firm text block, name at top of front free endpaper, pages clean and otherwise unmraked. The mylar protected dustjacket is priceclipped and has light shelfwear, scuffs corners and spine ends.. First US Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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Germania Topo-Chrono-Stemmato-Graphica Sacra et Profana.  Volume I, Bucelin, Gabriel (1599-16810 [Gabriele Bucelini]
140 Bucelin, Gabriel (1599-16810 [Gabriele Bucelini] Germania Topo-Chrono-Stemmato-Graphica Sacra et Profana. Volume I
Ulm Gorlin, August Vindelicorum 1655 Hardcover Poor 
Ulm: Gorlin, August Vindelicorum, 1655. Published 1655. First volume in a massive genealogical work that eventually consisted of four volumes. This volume contains the genealogies of some of the most famous rulers and nobility of Germany and of the Holy Roman Empire, shown in graphic form with dozens of woodcut coats of arms. Period binding in full calf stamped with a profusion of gilt fleur-de-lis, gilt stamped armorial seals on front and rear covers showing three lilies in a sheild surrounded by thorns, the words Lilium Inter Spinas above, Collegium Grassinaeum below, copper engraved title, (10), 151, 64, 97, 282 (36) pages. Front cover detached, covers and spine badly chipped and worn, text block sound with two leaves detached and worn about the edges but present, numerous dampstains, very minor worming to the index, names on preliminary blank and title page. A quite rough but complete copy of this volume.. Hard Cover. Poor. Folio - 33 cm Tall. 
Price: 445.00 USD
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