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Li Monumenti Piu Celebri Di Roma Antica e Moderna, Disegnati Dal Vero Ed Incisi Dai Migliori, Engraved By Migliori; Published By Datri
181 Engraved By Migliori; Published By Datri Li Monumenti Piu Celebri Di Roma Antica e Moderna, Disegnati Dal Vero Ed Incisi Dai Migliori
Roma [Rome], Italy Prezzo Scudi Tre 1850 First Edition Paperback Fair 
Roma [Rome], Italy: Prezzo Scudi Tre, 1850. First edition, 1850. Exceptional copper-plate captioned engravings of scenes in Italy, including Rome, Tivoli, etc., engraved by Migliori. Includes a total of 83 plates plus engraved title, with the called-for 60 plates numbered one through sixty and an additional 23 plates, numbered one through twenty-three, the other twenty-three plates consistent in size and captioning to the other sixty, but with different scenes. Softcover with spine covering and binding threads no longer present, so essentially disbound. Measures 23 cm x 34.5 cm (about 9" x 13.75"), with plates printed on one side only condition very good with some edgewear and minor chipping to the outer margins, front cover has age-related soil and an old gift notation at the upper corner, plates very good with only light occasional foxing, one with a tiny hole within the plate mark in the caption area (no printed area affected), another with some fairly large coffee-colored spots in the margins, some other occasional and light finger soil to the margins. . First Edition. Soft Cover. Fair. Oblong Folio. First Edition. 
Price: 850.00 USD
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Dusseldorf Die Ausstellungsstadt.  Ein Beitrag Zur Ausstellungsgeschichte Dusseldorfs, Engst, Herbert
182 Engst, Herbert Dusseldorf Die Ausstellungsstadt. Ein Beitrag Zur Ausstellungsgeschichte Dusseldorfs
Dusseldorf N.P. 1949 Hardcover Very Good None 
Dusseldorf: N.P., 1949. In German. Published 1949. Illustrated in black and white, some folding plates. Tan boards with brown cloth spine, 129 pages. Some light shelfwear, good hinges, sound text block, very clean pages free from names or other markings.. Hard Cover. Very Good/None. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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183 Ernest De Ganay Chateaux De France. Region De l'Ouest
Paris, France Editions Tel 1949 Paperback Very Good Good 
Paris, France: Editions Tel, 1949. In French. Published 1949. Well-kept copy of this extensively illustrated tour of chateaus in the west of France, with numerous black and white plates of both exteriors and interiors. Softcover with original glassine dustjacket protector. The book is in very good condition with some very light edgewear, firm binding, very clean pages with no names or other markings. The glassine dustjacket is edgeworn and has several chips and tears.. Soft Cover. Very Good/Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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184 Estonia. Ethnic Costume Estonskaya Narodnaya Odezhda: XIX I Nachala XX Veka
Tallinn, Estonia Estonckoye Gosudarstvennoye Izdatelstvo 1960 Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
Tallinn, Estonia: Estonckoye Gosudarstvennoye Izdatelstvo, 1960. In Russian. Published 1960. Color illustrated book on the traditional folk costume of Estonia, for both men and women, including extensive detail on patterns, weaves, embroidery stitches, buckles, etc., with instructional diagrams. Includes 80 color plates, one folding, several other plates in black and white, two large folding pattern sheets laid in loosely at the front. Rust colored cloth, patterned endpapers, 248 pages of text plus 121 plates, errata slip tipped in at the rear, bright orange decorative dustjacket. The book has light shelfwear, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages free from names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket has some subtle spine fading, light soil and edgewear, some tiny edge chips and tears, fairly little paper loss.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 245.00 USD
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Westafrikanische Masken, Exhibition Catalogue
185 Exhibition Catalogue Westafrikanische Masken
Berlin Colloquium Verlag Otto H. Hess 1967 Second Edition Paperback Very Good 
Berlin: Colloquium Verlag Otto H. Hess, 1967. In German. 1967 edition, originally published 1960. The book is in very good condition with very light edgewear, sound text block, clean pages with no names or other markings. . Second Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Life and Letters of Father Damien, The Apostle of the Lepers, Father Damien. Edited By Father Pamphile
186 Father Damien. Edited By Father Pamphile Life and Letters of Father Damien, The Apostle of the Lepers
London The Catholic Truth Society 1889 First Edition Hardcover Good 
London: The Catholic Truth Society, 1889. First edition, 1889. Biography and letters of Father Damien, best known for his mission to the Sandwich Islands [Hawaii] and work for the leper colony at Molokai. Illustrated with black and white plates. Red cloth lettered in gilt, 7.5" tall, 151 pages. Spine darkened but legible, outer edges also darkened no doubt from handling, light fraying to spine ends, small frayed area to rear joint, good hinges, sound but not firm text block, name at top of title page, neat vertical lines and occasional margin notes, mainly in pencil.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 485.00 USD
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Columbus on Himself, Fernandez-Armesto, Felipe
187 Fernandez-Armesto, Felipe Columbus on Himself
London The Folio Society 1992 Hardcover Fine Very Good Slipcase 
London: The Folio Society, 1992. Folio Society edition, 1992. Fine in lightly soiled slipcase. Pictorial map-patterned cloth with light tan slipcase. The book is in fine condition, looks and feels new and unread, tight binding, clean pages, no names or other markings. The slipcase has some shelf soil and but is structurally sound with little wear.. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good Slipcase. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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Running Away to Sea: Round the World on a Tramp Freighter, Fetherling, Douglas
188 Fetherling, Douglas Running Away to Sea: Round the World on a Tramp Freighter
Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A. McClelland & Stewart Ltd 1999 0771031157 / 9780771031151 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A.: McClelland & Stewart Ltd, 1999. First edition, first printing. Red cloth with dustjacket. Gift notation on front free endpaper, book in otherwise about fine condition, mylar protected dustjacket very good with faded spine.. 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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Pre-Hispanic Mexican Stamp Designs, Field, Frederick Vanderbilt
189 Field, Frederick Vanderbilt Pre-Hispanic Mexican Stamp Designs
Mineola, New York, U.S.A. Dover Pubns 1974 0486230392 / 9780486230399 Paperback Very Good 
Mineola, New York, U.S.A.: Dover Pubns, 1974. Part of the Dover Pictorial Archive Series, 1974. Signs and symbols in use by pre-Hispanic cultures in Mexico. Softcover, 208 pages. Light cover wear, mainly edge rubbing, firm binding, short note in Spanish at the lower edge of the title page, pages very clean and otherwise unmarked.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Rome.  Two Volume Set: I. The Rome of the Ancients; II. The Rome of the Popes and the Rome of the Artists, Field, Walter Taylor
190 Field, Walter Taylor Rome. Two Volume Set: I. The Rome of the Ancients; II. The Rome of the Popes and the Rome of the Artists
Boston L. C. Page & Company 1904 Hardcover Fair 
Boston: L. C. Page & Company, 1904. First edition [1904]. Worn but attractive two volume set in off-white cloth lettered and decorated in gilt and black, top edges gilt, illustrated throughout in black and white. Covers a bit grubby from age and use, wear to the extremities, good hinges, sound text blocks, slight lean to the binding of volume II, title page of volume I detached but present, pages clean with some occasional darkening to the inner margins, no names or other markings.. Hard Cover. Fair. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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The Ancient Greeks: A Critical History, Fine, John V. A.
191 Fine, John V. A. The Ancient Greeks: A Critical History
U.S.A. Belknap Press, Harvard University Press 1983 0674033116 / 9780674033115 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
U.S.A.: Belknap Press, Harvard University Press, 1983. First edition, first printing, 1983. Red cloth with dustjacket. Very good condition with a touch of light foxing to the top edge of the text block, firm binding, clean pages, no names or other markings, dustjacket in mylar protector.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Ancient Egyptian Calligraphy: A Beginners Guide to Writing Hieroglyphs, Fischer, Henry George.
192 Fischer, Henry George. Ancient Egyptian Calligraphy: A Beginners Guide to Writing Hieroglyphs
New York Metropolitan Museum, NY 1988 0870995286 / 9780870995286 Hardcover Fine Fine 
New York: Metropolitan Museum, NY, 1988. Third edition, 1988, in like new condition. Oversize blue cloth hardcover, 12" tall, with lavender dustjacket. Looks and feels new and unread, no names or other markings, dustjacket in mylar protector.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 48.00 USD
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Island at the End of the World: The Turbulent History of Easter Island, Fischer, Steven Roger
193 Fischer, Steven Roger Island at the End of the World: The Turbulent History of Easter Island
United Kingdom Reaktion Books 2005 1861892454 / 9781861892454 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine 
United Kingdom: Reaktion Books, 2005. First edition, first printing. Hardcover in color illustrated dustjacket. Fine condition, firm binding, very clean pages with 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: 25.00 USD
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Travels in Europe; Viz., In England, Ireland, Scotland, France, Italy, Switzerland, Germany, and The Netherlands, Fisk, Wilbur
194 Fisk, Wilbur Travels in Europe; Viz., In England, Ireland, Scotland, France, Italy, Switzerland, Germany, and The Netherlands
New York Harper & Brothers 1838 Hardcover Fair 
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1838. Fourth edition, 1838. Very rough copy of this early nineteenth century book of travel through northern and western Europe, illustrated with engravings. Full calf with maroon spine label, 688 pages. Covers heavily rubbed, joints cracked, covers well attached, spine dried and chipped at the edges, sound text block with no loosened pages, old dampstain (but no damp odor) affecting the bottom third of the pages and plates throughout, pages otherwise clean with minimal foxing. Reading copy, complete and readable throughout.. Hard Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Sicilia No. 70, Flaccovio, S. F. (editor)
195 Flaccovio, S. F. (editor) Sicilia No. 70
Palermo, Italy N.P. 1977 Paperback Good 
Palermo, Italy: N.P., 1977. Published 1977. In four languages, including English. Colorfully illustrated magazine about Sicily, geared for the tourist trade. Illustrated softcover, 114 pages. Some cover wear and light soil to the rear cover, text block pulling away from spine, one page detached, some light scattered foxing to the first and last few pages, no names or other markings. Alitalia leaflet for Sicily dated 1977 laid in loosely at the front. Includes the following articles: The Spell of Margantina; In a Lonely and Mountainous Countryside; Sicily after 1860 and Pirandello's Work; The Mountain by Salvatore Fiume; Memento of Nino Martglio; Vittorini - Sicily; The Bourbon Royal Preserves in Palermo; The Magic of Erice; How Works of Art are Saved; Patron Saint's Don't Whistle Anymore. . Soft Cover. Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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The Winds of Mara, Fletcher, Colin
196 Fletcher, Colin The Winds of Mara
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1973 0394470915 / 9780394470917 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1973. First edition, first printing. Observations about natural life in the Masai country in southern Kenya. Brown cloth with gilt decoration and lettering, map endpapers, tinted top edge, illustrated title spread, 343 pages, color illustrated dustjacket. The book is in very good condition with light edge and surface rubbing, sound text block, good hinges, clean pages with no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is priceclipped and is also in very good condition with some minor chipping to tips of spine panel and some surface soil, mainly a bit of finger soil to the front and rear panels.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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The World of the Inca, Flornoy, Bertrand.  Translated By Winifred Bradford
197 Flornoy, Bertrand. Translated By Winifred Bradford The World of the Inca
New York The Vanguard Press 1956 First U.S. Edition Hardcover Very Good Good 
New York: The Vanguard Press, 1956. First American edition, translated from the French. An exploration of the life and culture of the Incas of what is now Peru, based on six expeditions to their homelands in the mid twentieth century. Illustrated in black and white, from photographs, plus engravings. Turquoise cloth, illustrated dustjacket. Light edge rubbing, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages free from names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and has a large chip to the lower section of the rear panel, sunned spine, minor additional edgewear. . First U.S. Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Memories of My Life in a Polish Village, 1930-1949, Fluek, Toby Knobel
198 Fluek, Toby Knobel Memories of My Life in a Polish Village, 1930-1949
Westminister, Maryland, U.S.A. Alfred A Knopf Inc 1990 0394586174 / 9780394586175 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Signed
Westminister, Maryland, U.S.A.: Alfred A Knopf Inc, 1990. First edition, with a non-personalized inscription (with best wishes) signed by the author on the front free endpaper. Illustrated throughout, mainly in color. Beige cloth, color illustrated dustjacket. Minor bumping to the corners, good hinges, sound text block, very clean pages free from other names or markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and is in near fine condition with no chips or tears.. Inscribed by The Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Israel 1967 - 68 : Fodor's Modern Guides, Fodor's Modern Guides. Introduced By Barbara Tuchman
199 Fodor's Modern Guides. Introduced By Barbara Tuchman Israel 1967 - 68 : Fodor's Modern Guides
New York David McKay Company, Inc. 1968 Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
New York: David McKay Company, Inc., 1968. Hard-to-find edition [1968] published immediately following Israel's Six-Day War with its Arab neighbors Egypt, Jordan and Syria. Includes a report on safe or damaged sites in a special pocket inside the front cover. Illustrated throughout in black and white, plus drawings and maps. Cadet blue cloth with heavy gilt cover lettering, 412 pages, including a large foldout color map affixed to rear pastedown and an English-Hebrew vocabulary supplement. The book is in very good condition, with minimal 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 very slightly faded cover lettering, a neatly closed one inch tear at joint extending up from spine bottom, minor additional edgewear. . Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Lost in the Wilds of Brazil.  Exploration Series, Foster, James H.
200 Foster, James H. Lost in the Wilds of Brazil. Exploration Series
Akron, Ohio and New York, New York The Saalfield Publishing Company 1933 Hardcover Very Good Good 
Akron, Ohio and New York, New York: The Saalfield Publishing Company, 1933. Published 1933. Exploration Series. White cloth with black cover lettering, frontisipiece, 243 pages, color illustrated dustjacket. The book is in very good condition with minimal edgewear, including gently rubbed spine ends, sound text block, good hinges, clean and pleasantly age-toned pages with no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not corner clipped and is in good condition with some edgewear, including a slightly faded spine, two eighth-inch neatly closed tears at top and bottom of front cover, chipped spine ends, minor additional edgewear.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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