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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
121 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
122 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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A Vanished World: Medieval Spain's Golden Age of Enlightenment, Christopher Lowney
123 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
124 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.
125 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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Expedition Whydah: The Story of the World's First Excavation of a Pirate Treasure Ship and the Man Who Found Her, Clifford, Barry;Perry, Paul
126 Clifford, Barry;Perry, Paul Expedition Whydah: The Story of the World's First Excavation of a Pirate Treasure Ship and the Man Who Found Her
New York, New York, U.S.A. Cliff Street Books 2000 0060929715 / 9780060929718 First Edition, First Printing Paperback Fine 
New York, New York, U.S.A.: Cliff Street Books, 2000. First edition, first printing. Looks and feels new and unread, no names or other markings.. First Edition, First Printing. Soft Cover. Fine. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Dancers of Bali, Coast, John
127 Coast, John Dancers of Bali
New York G. P. Putnam's Sons 1953 First Edition Hardcover Good Good 
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1953. First edition. First hand account of Balinese music and dance first encountered by the author while in a Japanese prison camp during World War II, and his subsequent efforts to bring a troupe of Balinese dancers through Europe and America. Illustrated with black and white plates from photographs. Dark gray cloth, color illustrated dustjacket. Edges rubbed with a minor bump to the lower edge, good hinges, sound text block, lightly age-toned but clean pages with no names or other markings. The maylr protected dustjacket has some edge rubbing and very minor chips and tears, age-toning to white background of the rear panel, little paper loss.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Maine Ways, Coatsworth, Elizabeth. Illustrated by Mildred Coughlin.
128 Coatsworth, Elizabeth. Illustrated by Mildred Coughlin. Maine Ways
New York The Macmillan Company 1947 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good 
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1947. First edition, 1947. Illustrated with line drawings. Blue-grey cloth with black spine lettering and cover decorations, 213 pages, illustrated dustjacket. The book is in very good condition with some edgewear including lightly rubbed corners and spine ends, sound text block, good hinges, address label on front free endpaper, otherwise clean pages with no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is priceclipped and is in good condition with heavily rubbed joints, mild additional edgewear at its extremities.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Turkish Economic, Social, and Political Change: The Development of a More Prosperous and Open Society, Cohn, Edwin J.
129 Cohn, Edwin J. Turkish Economic, Social, and Political Change: The Development of a More Prosperous and Open Society
New York Praeger Publishers 1970 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No 
New York: Praeger Publishers, 1970. First edition [1970]. Part of Praeger Special Studies in International Economics and Development. Light blue cloth, frontis map, no dustjacket. Light scuff to front cover, firm binding, very clean pages with no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Serbo-Croatian Heroic Songs Volume Three [III] : The Wedding of Smailagic Meho, Collected By Milman Parry.  Translated and with Commentary By Albert B. Lord and David E. Bynum
130 Collected By Milman Parry. Translated and with Commentary By Albert B. Lord and David E. Bynum Serbo-Croatian Heroic Songs Volume Three [III] : The Wedding of Smailagic Meho
Cambridge, Massachusetts Harvard University Press 1974 0674801636 / 9780674801639 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No 
Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1974. First edition, 1974. Third volume in a series of books about Serbo-Croatian Heroic Songs, part of the Publications of the Milman Parry Collection. Bright red cloth printed in gilt, decorative endpapers, 326 pages. Looks and feels new and unread, with a very light scattering of foxing to the outer edges of the text block, otherwise fine condition with no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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European Agriculture and Rural Economy, from Personal Observation. Volume II, Colman, Henry
131 Colman, Henry European Agriculture and Rural Economy, from Personal Observation. Volume II
Boston Arthur D. Phelps 1848 First Edition Hardcover Fair 
Boston: Arthur D. Phelps, 1848. First edition, 1848. Volume II only, containing reports 6 through 10, with the 9th and 19th reports devoted to French agriculture. Full brown leather with dual spine labels in black, 598 pages. Five engraved plates, all heavily foxed with dampstaining to the front is plate, additional engravings in the text. Covers rubbed with some some spotting, sound binding, dampstains to top portions of first few pages, ending just after the table of contents, endpapers a bit grubby with closed tear to front free endpaper and old personal bookplate (David D. Field, Stockbridge, Mass.) on front pastedown, pages otherwise a bit age-toned but clean, no other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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England, Picturesque and Descriptive.  A Reminiscence of Foreign Travel, Cook, Joel
132 Cook, Joel England, Picturesque and Descriptive. A Reminiscence of Foreign Travel
Philadelphia Porter & Coates 1882 First US Edition Hardcover Fair No 
Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1882. First American edition [1882]. Externally worn but sound and hefty book containing nearly 500 engravings of scenes and landmarks in England. Brown cloth, 537 pages. Covers heavily rubbed and lightly spotted, spine label chipped but legible, light fraying to corners and spine ends, good hinges, sound text block, pages uniformly age-toned with some occasional light to moderate foxing, otherwise clean with no names or other markings.. First US Edition. Hard Cover. Fair/No. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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A New Picture of the Isle of Wight, Illustrated with Thirty-Six Plates of the Most Beautiful and Interesting Views Throughout the Island, Cooke, William
133 Cooke, William A New Picture of the Isle of Wight, Illustrated with Thirty-Six Plates of the Most Beautiful and Interesting Views Throughout the Island
Southampton, England T. Baker; Sherwood, Neely and Jones; I. Fletcher; and Neighbouring Booksellers 1813 Hardcover Very Good 
Southampton, England: T. Baker; Sherwood, Neely and Jones; I. Fletcher; and Neighbouring Booksellers, 1813. Second edition, with improvements, 1813. Includes 36 engraved plates, double-page hand colored map of the island. Smooth calf leather, probably original covers, sympathetically respined with raised spine bands, red spine label. About 8.75" tall, [iii], iv-xiv, [2], 2-258, [4] p. plus plates. Some expected rubbing to the covers, firm binding, free endpapers possibly renewed, pages clean with some expected foxing and offsetting, plain bookplate of George Coventry on front pastedown.. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 265.00 USD
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Christoph Kolumbus: Westwarts Nach Ostindien.  Bordbuchaufzeichnungen, Briefe Und Berichte Seiner Vier Entdeckungsfahrten 1492-1506, Cornioley
134 Cornioley Christoph Kolumbus: Westwarts Nach Ostindien. Bordbuchaufzeichnungen, Briefe Und Berichte Seiner Vier Entdeckungsfahrten 1492-1506
Zurich Rascher Verlag 1945 Hardcover Very Good Good 
Zurich: Rascher Verlag, 1945. In German. Published 1945. Illustrated in black and white plus a folding map. Turquoise blue cloth, 284 pages, dustjacket. The book has some shelfwear, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages with some foxing to the foredge and first few pages, no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket has some soil and edgewear, with chips at the upper edge, little paper loss.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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Origin and Use of Post-Roads in New England, Proceedings of the Worcester Society of Antiquity for the Year 1904.  Volume XX, Crane, Ellery B.; Worcester Society of Antiquity
135 Crane, Ellery B.; Worcester Society of Antiquity Origin and Use of Post-Roads in New England, Proceedings of the Worcester Society of Antiquity for the Year 1904. Volume XX
Worcester, Massachusetts Worcester Society of Antiquity 1904 First Edition Paperback Very Good 
Worcester, Massachusetts: Worcester Society of Antiquity, 1904. First editoin, 1904. Includes proceedings of the 1904 meeting plus a poem entitled Ode to the Prairie, but most of the issue is devoted to a paper and presentation by Ellery B. Crane entitled Origin and Use of Post-Roads in New England. Softcover, uncut edges, about fifty pages. Covers age-toned and chipped around the edges, pencil notes on front cover, pages lightly age-toned but very clean, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Notes on the Cruise of the Warrior in the Far East, 1927, Cravath, Paul D.
136 Cravath, Paul D. Notes on the Cruise of the Warrior in the Far East, 1927
New York Privately Published; Printed at the Country Life Press 1927 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
New York: Privately Published; Printed at the Country Life Press, 1927. First edition, 1927. First hand account of a 1927 cruise aboard an immense yacht, covering the Far Eastern portion of a trip that originated in New York and ended in Vancouver. Illustrated with black and white plates, including a frontis of the Warrior, thought to be the largest pleasure craft in the world at the time. Brown hardcover with dark blue cloth spine, cover and spine paper labels, map endpapers. Some edgewear including light rubthrough at the corners, good hinges, sound text block, slightly age-toned but clean pages, no names or other markings. The book was written as a thank you gift to the author's hosts on the trip, Harrison Williams and his new bride, Mona Bismarck.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 245.00 USD
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Together at Last, Crossman, Morton
137 Crossman, Morton Together at Last
New York Vantage Press 1983 First Edition Hardcover Fine Very Good 
New York: Vantage Press, 1983. First edition. The story of a Lithuanian who remained in his native country to graduate from dental school while his family emigrated to America. He rejoined his family in America later but not before enduring a great deal of hardship, including time spent in a German work camp. Dark olive cloth, 72 pages, printed dustjacket. Book looks and feels about new, with good hinges, firm binding and clean pages free from names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and has just a bit of shelfwear and a tiny (1/4") closed tear and crease at the top of the front cover. A very clean and well-kept copy.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Rhode Island Off the Beaten Path: A Guide to Unique Places, Curley, Robert
138 Curley, Robert Rhode Island Off the Beaten Path: A Guide to Unique Places
Guilford, Connecticut, U.S.A. Globe Pequot Press 2000 Paperback Very Good 
Guilford, Connecticut, U.S.A.: Globe Pequot Press, 2000. Third edition, 2000. Guide to lesser-known areas, restaurants and off-beat attractions in Rhode Island. Softcover, 214 pages plus publisher's ads. Some very minimal external wear, otherwise looks and feels about new and unread, no names or other markings.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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A Brief Survey of the Early Shipping Industry in the Northern States, Cutler, Carl C.
139 Cutler, Carl C. A Brief Survey of the Early Shipping Industry in the Northern States
Mystic, Connecticut The Marine Historical Association, Inc. 1932 First Edition Paperback Very Good 
Mystic, Connecticut: The Marine Historical Association, Inc., 1932. Original Marine Historical Association publication, Volume I, No. 5. Softcover, about 25 pages. Very good with only minor edgewear, binding sound, pages lightly age-toned but clean, light cigarette odor which should dissipate over time, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Deering and Yeaton, Ship-Riggers, Cutler, Carl C.
140 Cutler, Carl C. Deering and Yeaton, Ship-Riggers
Mystic, Connecticut The Marine Historical Association, Inc. 1943 Paperback Very Good 
Mystic, Connecticut: The Marine Historical Association, Inc., 1943. Marine Historical Association publication, Volume II, No. 3, contents of this issue reprinted from The American Neptune. Softcover, about 20 pages. Very good with only minor edgewear, binding sound, pages lightly age-toned but clean, light cigarette odor which should dissipate over time, no names or other markings.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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