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The Pagoda and the Cross: The Life of Bishop Ford of Maryknoll, Donovan, John F.
161 Donovan, John F. The Pagoda and the Cross: The Life of Bishop Ford of Maryknoll
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1967 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1967. First edition [1967] of this Jesuit missionary's biography. Tangerine cloth with black cover illustration and spine lettering, 223 pages with extensive index, color illustrated dustjacket. The book is in very good condition with a lightly rubbed spine, sound text block, good hinges, clean pages with no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not corner clipped and is also in very good condition. . 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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The Night They Burned the Mountain, Dooley, Thomas A. Photographs By Erica Anderson
162 Dooley, Thomas A. Photographs By Erica Anderson The Night They Burned the Mountain
New York Farrar, Straus and Cudahy 1960 Second Printing Hardcover Good Fair Signed
New York: Farrar, Straus and Cudahy, 1960. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper. Originally published in March of 1960, this book is the second printing in April of the same year. Newspaper obituary of author loosely laid in at front. Illustrated with thirty full page black and white plates. Red boards with gilt spine lettering, 192 pages, illustrated dustjacket. The book is in good condition with rubbed corners and spine ends, sound text block, good hinges, gift inscription well below author's signature on the front free endpaper, otherwise clean pages with no other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and is in fair condition with some creasing, edgewear and closed tears, very little paper loss, light foxing to rear panel.. Signed by Author. Second Printing. Hard Cover. Good/Fair. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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The Land of the Midnight Sun [in Two Volumes]. Summer and Winter Journeys Through Sweden, Norway, Lapland and Northern Finland, Du Chaillu, Paul B.
163 Du Chaillu, Paul B. The Land of the Midnight Sun [in Two Volumes]. Summer and Winter Journeys Through Sweden, Norway, Lapland and Northern Finland
New York Harper & Brothers 1882 First Edition Hardcover Good 
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1882. First edition, 1882. Two attractively bound volumes in blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt and red, folding map in pocket at rear of first volume. Some rubbing to the extremities including some very light fraying to the spine ends, gilt bright and clear, good hinges, sound text blocks, very clean pages with the stamp of A. H. Brainard, Hyde Park, Mass. on both front free endpapers and the tops of both title pages, December 1881 gift notation to Mrs. Brainard on the preliminary blank of volume one, no other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Skyline Jerusalem, Duby Tal and Moni Haramati
164 Duby Tal and Moni Haramati Skyline Jerusalem
Israel Mod Publishing House 2000 9650507116 / 9789650507114 Hardcover Fine Fine 
Israel: Mod Publishing House, 2000. In English. Seventh edition, 2000. Exceptional views of Jerusalem from the air, providing a different angle on both the old and the new, the ancient and modern. In color. Blue cloth, illustrated endpapers, 240 pages, illustrated dustjacket. The book looks and feels new and unread, with no names or other markings, presentation bookplate from Friends of the Israel Defense Forces on the half-title, but with no name specified. The mylar protected dustjacket is also in new condition, with no chips or tears. Very clean copy.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Folio - 12" - 15" Tall. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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The Whispering Land, Durrell, Gerald.  Illustrated By Ralph Thompson
165 Durrell, Gerald. Illustrated By Ralph Thompson The Whispering Land
New York The Viking Press 1962 First US Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
New York: The Viking Press, 1962. First American edition (1962). Very good copy in lightly worn dustjacket. Nature observations at north and south extremes of Argentina - Patagonia to tropical Jujuy. Light blue hardcover with light blue cloth spine, color illustrated dustjacket. Minimal edgewear, good hinges, sound text block, name at top of front free endpaper, pages clean and unmarked. The mylar protected dustjacket is priceclipped and has some edgewear and very minor chipping to the spine head, little paper loss.. First US 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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An Evangelist's Travels: or, the Life and Gospel Journeys of Joseph E. Dutton, Dutton, Joseph E.
166 Dutton, Joseph E. An Evangelist's Travels: or, the Life and Gospel Journeys of Joseph E. Dutton
Kilmarnock, Scotland John Ritchie, Ltd. 1927 First Edition Hardcover Good No 
Kilmarnock, Scotland: John Ritchie, Ltd., 1927. Undated [1927]. Travels of a Christian evangelist through Europe, North Africa, America and the West Indies, illustrated in black and white from photographs. Externally a bit worn in rust colored cloth printed in black, some light cover spotting with rubbing to the extremities, good hinges, text block generally sound with some internal cracking but no loosened pages, Sunday School award notation on front free endpaper, pages a little age-toned but clean with no other names or markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Sicily: Guide Book for Travellers, E. Mauceri, S. Agati
167 E. Mauceri, S. Agati Sicily: Guide Book for Travellers
Paris and Palermo Associazione Siciliana Pel Bene Economico, Nilsson, A. Reber 1912 Hardcover Fair 
Paris and Palermo: Associazione Siciliana Pel Bene Economico, Nilsson, A. Reber, 1912. Published 1912. Worn copy in green cloth over flexible covers, 6.5" tall, numerous folding maps. Covers heavily rubbed at edges with some light fraying, binding sound but not tight, pages a little age-yellowed but clean, short closed tear to first map starting at where it is connected to the book. . Hard Cover. Fair. 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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168 Eastep, Wayne Bedouin
Hartford, Connecticut United Technologies Corporation 1983 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
Hartford, Connecticut: United Technologies Corporation, 1983. First edition. Stunning color photographs of the world of the nomadic Bedouin people of Saudi Arabia. Tan cloth lettered in gilt, unpaginated (about 130 pages), printed dustjacket. Near fine, looks and feels new and unread, no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is also in about fine condition with some minimal shelf rubbing to the rear panel.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 26.00 USD
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Far Horizons Volume II: Adventures in Cruising By Members of the Cruising Club of America, Edited By Charles H. Vilas and Durbin Hunter.  Cruising Club of America
169 Edited By Charles H. Vilas and Durbin Hunter. Cruising Club of America Far Horizons Volume II: Adventures in Cruising By Members of the Cruising Club of America
North Branford, Connecticut The Cruising Club of America 1981 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No 
North Branford, Connecticut: The Cruising Club of America, 1981. First edition (1981). Collected saililng adventures by members of the Cruising Club of America, including cruising in the arctic, by canal, the Atlantic and Pacific, the Mediterranean and West Indies, in Scandinavia, and more. Illustrated in black and white. Pictorial tan cloth lettered and decorated in black, white and blue, color illustrated endpapers, 415 pages, no dustjacket, likely as issued. Near fine condition with a slight warp to the front cover which is not apparent when the book is shelved, firm binding, very clean pages with no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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The Miracle of Ireland, Edited By Daniel-Rops
170 Edited By Daniel-Rops The Miracle of Ireland
Baltimore, MD Helicon Press 1959 First US Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
Baltimore, MD: Helicon Press, 1959. First American edition, 1959. Illustrated in black and white from photographs. Tan cloth with dustjacket. Minimal wear, good hinges, firm text block, clean pages, no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is priceclipped and has some edgewear and tiny chips to corners and spine ends, little paper loss.. First US Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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171 Edited By Mamoru Saito Japanese Syntax in Comparative Perspective (Oxford Studies in Comparative Syntax)
U.S.A. Oxford University Press 2014 0199945225 / 9780199945221 First Edition Paperback Fine 
U.S.A.: Oxford University Press, 2014. First edition, first printing, with review slip laid in loosely at the front. Fine condition, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fine. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Stolitsa I Usad'ba. Zhurnal Krasivoi Zhizni [Capital and Estate. The Magazine of the Good Life], Edited By N. Krymov
172 Edited By N. Krymov Stolitsa I Usad'ba. Zhurnal Krasivoi Zhizni [Capital and Estate. The Magazine of the Good Life]
St. Petersburg, Russia Fiat et al 1913 First Edition Paperback Fair 
St. Petersburg, Russia: Fiat et al, 1913. In Russian. Complete run, 90 numbers in 72 issues, 1913-1917. Illustrated throughout, including tipped-in color plates. In original illustrated covers except for 1915 (no. 25-48) which is bound without covers in a contemporary cloth binding. First plate of no. 8 absent. Condition ranges from fair to good, several issues with spine neatly strengthened with paper tape, some covers detached but present, a few issues with pages detached but present, general edgewear. This periodical documents the lost masterpieces of Russian architecture and applied arts as well as the lost world of pre-revolutionary high society. The first ten issues were printed in very limited numbers and are particularly scarce. . First Edition. Soft Cover. Fair. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 9500.00 USD
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Dear NASA: Please Send Me a Rocket, Edited By Tait Trussell and Paul Hencke.  Illustrated By Tomi Ungerer.  Foreword By Wernher Von Braun
173 Edited By Tait Trussell and Paul Hencke. Illustrated By Tomi Ungerer. Foreword By Wernher Von Braun Dear NASA: Please Send Me a Rocket
New York E. P. Dutton 1964 First Edition Hardcover Good 
New York: E. P. Dutton, 1964. First edition [1964]. Externally lightly worn book of children's letters to NASA and President Kennedy about the then-vibrant American space program, illustrated with black and white drawings by Ungerer. Laminated pictorial hardcover, about 5.75 inches square. Some rubbing to the covers, mainly at the edges, with the lamination just starting to peel at the front joint, good hinges, firm binding, clean pages with no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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India's Historical Demography: Studies in Famine, Disease and Society, Edited By Tim Dyson
174 Edited By Tim Dyson India's Historical Demography: Studies in Famine, Disease and Society
London and Riverdale, MD Curzon Press; The Riverdale Company 1989 0913215430 / 9780913215432 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
London and Riverdale, MD: Curzon Press; The Riverdale Company, 1989. First edition [1989]. Green hardcover with green dustjacket. Near fine condition with a very few vertical lines and check marks in margins, firm binding, no names or ownership stamps. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and is also near fine with no chips or tears.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 135.00 USD
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The Story of Spain. The Story of the Nations Series, Edward Everett and Susan Hale
175 Edward Everett and Susan Hale The Story of Spain. The Story of the Nations Series
New York G. P. Putnam's Sons 1894 Hardcover Very Good 
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1894. Attractively bound volume in the Story of the Nations series, illustrated throughout in black and white. Blue-green cloth lettered and decorated in black and reddish brown, 407 pages plus publisher's ads. Covers lightly rubbed, good hinges, sound text block, name and 1896 date on preliminary blank, pages clean and otherwise unmarked.. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Child of the Sun : A Pharaoh of Egypt, Edwards, Margaret Dulles. Drawings By Richard B. Beaman
176 Edwards, Margaret Dulles. Drawings By Richard B. Beaman Child of the Sun : A Pharaoh of Egypt
Boston The Beacon Press, Inc. 1939 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Fair 
Boston: The Beacon Press, Inc. , 1939. First edition. Very good copy in a worn dustjacket. Cadet blue cloth with color cover illustration, illustrated endpapers, 110 pages, matching illustrated dustjacket. The book is in very good condition with minimal edgewear, sound text block, good hinges, ink address stamp on front free endpaper, otherwise clean pages with no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is age-toned with some dampstaining (book itself not affected), edge chips which do not interfere with the printed areas, a few other minor spots.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Fair. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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Rassendynamik Von Ostasien: China Und Japan, Tai Und Kmer Von Der Urzeit Bis Heute, Eickstedt, Egon Freiherr Von
177 Eickstedt, Egon Freiherr Von Rassendynamik Von Ostasien: China Und Japan, Tai Und Kmer Von Der Urzeit Bis Heute
Berlin, Germany Walter De Gruyter & Co. 1944 Paperback Poor 
Berlin, Germany: Walter De Gruyter & Co., 1944. Rough copy in original softcover. Publisehd 1944. In German. Work on Asian ethnology by a noted German expedition leader. Softcover, a thick 648 pages, with black and white plates and other illustrations throughout. Front cover and half-title detached, rear cover absent, spine covering heavily chipped, text block split into two sections, pages age-toned and a little brittle but generally good. Reading copy.. Soft Cover. Poor. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Deutschland, Eisenstaedt, Alfred
178 Eisenstaedt, Alfred Deutschland
N.P. United Technologies Corporation and Harry N. Abrams 1981 0810909545 / 9780810909540 Hardcover Very Good Fine 
N.P.: United Technologies Corporation and Harry N. Abrams, 1981. German-language edition printed in the United States, publication sponsored by United Technologies Corporation. Stunning black and white photographs by Eisenstaedt showing Germany from 1913 through 1979. Black cloth, pictorial endpapers, ten pages of text plus 96 plates, printed dustjacket. Book is internally fine but has some transparent stains to the covers, not visible with the dustjacket in place, not affecting the book's interior, and with no musty smell. No names or other markings. Mylar protected dustjacket is in fine condition with no chips, tears or markings. . Hard Cover. Very Good/Fine. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Old Court Life in Spain. Two Volumes in Slipcase, Elliot, Frances
179 Elliot, Frances Old Court Life in Spain. Two Volumes in Slipcase
New York G. P. Putnam's Sons 1914 Hardcover Very Good Good Slipcase 
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1914. Undated, [1914]. Attractive two volume set in slipcase. Three quarter midnight blue leather over marbled boards, raised spine bands with gilt spine lettering and decoration, top edges gilt, attached ribbon bookmarks, midnight blue slipcase. Illustrated with numerous tissue-protected photogravures and additional full page engravings. Light edgewear, hinges internally lightly cracked but secure, text blocks firm, pages clean, no names or other markings. The slipcase has some shelf rubbing, no breaks, structurally sound.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good Slipcase. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 165.00 USD
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The Real Ceylon, Elliott, C. Brooke
180 Elliott, C. Brooke The Real Ceylon
Fort of Colombo, Ceylon H.W. Cave & Co. 1938 Third Edition Hardcover Very Good No 
Fort of Colombo, Ceylon : H.W. Cave & Co., 1938. Third edition, 1938. Travel book on Ceylon, with 136 pages plus extensive advertising. Illustrated with several full page black and white plates, a couple in color. Off-white textured hardcover with green palm tree illustration, black cover lettering. The book is in very good condition with light overall surface soil mostly apparent due to its light background, gently rubbed corners and spine ends, sound text block, good hinges, clean pages with no names or other markings. . Third Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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