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Discovery of Pakistan

By: A. Aziz

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Lahore, Peshawar, Hyderabad, Karachi, Pakistan, Sh. Ghulam Ali & Sons: 1964

Seller ID: 036071


Lahore, Peshawar, Hyderabad, Karachi, Pakistan: Sh. Ghulam Ali & Sons, 1964. Second revised edition, 1964. Black hardcover with dustjacket. Includes folding maps in color. The book has some general exterior wear and minor internal repair (regluing) to top of rear hinge, sound text block, foxing to top edge of text block, slightly age-yellowed but clean pages, publisher stamp on front free endpaper, no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket has some chips... View more info

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The South and East African Year Book & Guide with Atlas and Diagrams. 1929 Edition

By: A. Samler Brown and G. Gordon Brown

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Sampson, Low, Marston & Co.: 1929

Seller ID: 035962


London: Sampson, Low, Marston & Co., 1929. First printing of the 1929 edition, which was the 35th edition of this publication. Chunky guide to trade and tourism, with numerous advertisements and a 64 page atlas section with color maps. Blue-gray cloth printed in dark blue, 7.25" tall and 1.5" thick. Covers lightly rubbed, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages with some age-yellowing, with additional darkening to the advertising sections, no names or other ma... View more info

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Hellas

By: Aage Marcus

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Denmark, Carit Andersens: 1958

Seller ID: 013700


Denmark: Carit Andersens, 1958. In Danish. Published 1958. A book about Greece, illustrated throughout in black and white. Nicely bound in three quarter dark blue calf over light blue boards, spine title in gilt with white and Royal blue accenting, 203 pages plus index. Some soil and uneven fading to the boards, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages free from names or other markings.. Hard Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. View more info

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Modernisation at Bay: Structure and Change in Bangladesh

By: Abdullah, Abu;Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Dhaka, Bangladesh, University Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029988


Dhaka, Bangladesh: University Press, 1991. First edition [1991]. Green hardcover with green cloth spine, dustjacket. Light cover wear and scuffing, firm binding, clean pages with no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket has some uneven yellowing, spotting and scuffing, light edgewearno chips or tears.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Penang. Illustrated Guide

By: Adams, Margaret

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Penang, Malaysia, The Municipal Council of George Town,: 1952

Seller ID: 038105


Penang, Malaysia: The Municipal Council of George Town,, 1952. 1952 tourist guide to Penang, Malaysia, illustrated throughout in black and white from photographs. Gray softcover, 98 pages plus single page map and a large folding map at rear. Light cover soil, firm binding, clean pages with the official Penang Tourist Association stamp on the front cover and title page, a couple of intentional corrections in ink, changing Sir to Captain when referring to Francis Light, no... View more info

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The Land of Eternal Spring. Guatemala, My Beautiful Country

By: Aguirre, Lily

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, The Patio Press: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 037169


New York: The Patio Press, 1949. First edition, 1949, with a personalized inscription signed by the author on the front free endpaper. Very good in chipped dustjacket. Tan cloth with illustrated dustjacket. The book is in very good conditon with light edge rubbing, good hinges, sound text block, no other names or markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped has some age-toning and foxing to the rear panel, some small chips to the extremities.. Inscribed ... View more info

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Pakistan: The Social Sciences' Perspective

By: Ahmed, Akbar S.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Cary, North Carolina, U.S.A., Oxford Univ Pr: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029822


Cary, North Carolina, U.S.A.: Oxford Univ Pr, 1990. First edition [1990]. Maroon cloth with dustjacket. Good to very good with light edgewear, a bit of very minor puckering to the front cover cloth, trace of foxing to outer edge of text block, firm binding, very clean pages with no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket has some light shelf soil, no chips.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Dust jacket pr... View more info

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Atisa and Tibet. Life and Works of Dipamkara Srijnana in Relation to the History and Religion of Tibet

By: Alaka Chattopadhyaya

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Delhi, India, Motilal Banarsidass: 1981

Seller ID: 037629


Delhi, India: Motilal Banarsidass, 1981. 1981 printing. Dark blue hardcover with dustjacket. The book has minor shelfwear, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages with no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket has price information inside flap and on rear panel covered neatly with white-out, otherwise very good with light shelf rubbing, no chips or tears.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dust jacket present. View more info

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The Singer of Tales. Harvard Studies in Comparative Literature 24

By: Albert B. Lord

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press: 2001

Seller ID: 037443


Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2001. Second printing, 2001. Softcover, 307 pages. Includes the unopened audio and video CD at rear. Fine condition, looks and feels unread, tight binding, no names or other markings.. Soft Cover. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

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Obrazky Zo Slovenska [Pictures from Slovakia]

By: Alexy, Janko (1894-1970)

Price: $345.00

Publisher: Prague, Czechoslovakia [Czech Republic], Tlacil Neubert Na Smichove: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036490


Prague, Czechoslovakia [Czech Republic]: Tlacil Neubert Na Smichove, 1920. First edition, 1920. Collection of sketches by noted Slovak artist Janko Alexy portraying scenes in Slovakia, once part of Czechoslovakia. Title in Slovak, captions in Slovak and French, no other text. Softcover printed in black and blue, oblong, about 7.25" x 10.75", title page plus 24 black and white plates printed on one side only, all on thick cream-colored paper. Covers soiled with mu... View more info

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Persepolis (Takht-I-Jamshid)

By: Ali Sami

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Shiraz, Iran, The Learned Society of Pars, Printed By Musavi Printing Office: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029923


Shiraz, Iran: The Learned Society of Pars, Printed By Musavi Printing Office, 1954. In English. First edition [1954]. Publication No. 2. of the Learned Society of Pars. History and antiquities of the ancient city of Persepolis, illustrated in black and white. Softcover, about eighty pages. Covers age-darkened, light shelf soil, minor chips to spine ends, binding sound, pages clean and free from names or other markings.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾&... View more info

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Venice: Grant Allen's Historical Guide Books to the Principal Cities of Europe

By: Allen, Grant

Price: $34.00

Publisher: New York, A. Wessels Co.: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029193


New York: A. Wessels Co., 1900. First edition [1900]. Red cloth, 271 pages. Guide focuses on historical landmarks, not illustrated. Covers rubbed, especially at the edges, good hinges, firm text block, slightly age-toned pages with no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. First Edition. View more info

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Falconry in Arabia

By: Allen, Mark. Illustrated By Mary-Clare Critchley-Salmonson

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Brattleboro, VT; Lexington, MA, The Stephen Greene Press: 1982

Edition: First US Edition

Seller ID: 036921


Brattleboro, VT; Lexington, MA: The Stephen Greene Press, 1982. First American edition, limited edition, 1982. Explores the tradition of Arabian falconry, with color illustrations and photographs. Brown cloth, 143 pages, illustrated dustjacket. Very good with lightly mottled covers from the binder's glue, tight binding, very clean pages with a small crossed out price on the front free endpaper and small corner chip to the rear free endpaper, no names or other markings. T... View more info

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Japanese Art Motives

By: Allen, Maude Rex

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Chicago, A. C. McClurg & Co.: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029068


Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1917. First edition [1917]. An examination of forms, motifs and symbolism used in Japanese art, including plants and animals, dieties, etc. Illustrated with sepiatone plates, a color frontis, line drawings. Mauve cloth printed in gilt, dark blue and lighter blue, 273 pages, no dustjacket. Light external rubbing, additional scuffing to the corners and spine ends, good hinges, sound text block, slightly darkened silhouette of an old newspa... View more info

Language Education Policy: The Arab Minority in Israel (Language Policy)

By: Amara, M.; Mar'i, Abd Al-Rahman

Price: $165.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Springer Publishing Company, Inc.: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034107


U.S.A.: Springer Publishing Company, Inc., 2002. First edition, first printing. Hardcover in fine condition, new and unused, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First Edition. View more info

Image for The Hawaiian Islands: Their Progress and Condition Under Missionary Labors

The Hawaiian Islands: Their Progress and Condition Under Missionary Labors

By: Anderson, Rufus

Price: $165.00

Publisher: Boston, Gould and Lincoln: 1865

Seller ID: 036609


Boston: Gould and Lincoln, 1865. Third edition, 1865. Externally fair, internally good. Brown textured cloth with gilt spine lettering, frontis portrait of King Kamehameha III, folding map of the islands, several additional engraved plates, 450 pages plus publisher's ads. Covers faded, worn and spotted, good hinges, firm text block, pages age-toned but clean with a small dampstain to the outer margin of the final 50 pages or so, bequeathment bookplate to a church in Pres... View more info

Image for Daily Life in Venice at the Time of Casanova.  Daily Life Series

Daily Life in Venice at the Time of Casanova. Daily Life Series

By: Andrieux, Maurice. Translated By Mary Fitton

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York and Washington DC, Praeger Publishers: 1972

Seller ID: 016202


New York and Washington DC: Praeger Publishers, 1972. Published 1972. Originally published in 1969 under a different translator by Hachette. Illustrated with fourteen black and white plates. Navy linen type cloth with silver gilt spine lettering, 232 pages including index, color illustrated dustjacket. The book is in very good condition with a slight concave warp to its cover, otherwise looks and feels new, with sound text block, good hinges, clean pages with no names or... View more info

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The Letters of Lady Anne Barnard to Henry Dundas, from the Cape and Elsewhere, 1793-1803, Together with her Journal of a Tour into the Interior and Certain Other Letters

By: Anne Lindsay Barnard

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Cape Town, South Africa, A. A. Balkema: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037874


Cape Town, South Africa: A. A. Balkema, 1973. First edition, 1973. Light orange hardcover with brown leatherette spine, with dustjacket. The book is in very good condition with a firm binding, clean pages, no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket has some shelf soil and spotting, no chips or tears.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Excursions in the County of Surrey: Comprising Brief Historical and Topographical Delineations; Together with Descriptions of the Residences of the Nobility and Gentry

By: Anonymous

Price: $135.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029092


London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1921. First edition [1821]. Fair condition with front cover detached but present. Includes numerous engraved plates of local scenes plus two folding maps. Full brown diced calf with black spine label, raised spine bands, gilt decorated compartments, marbled edges and endpapers, 190 pages. Front cover, endpaper and preliminary blank detached but present, spine chipped, rear hinge chipped and tender, sound text block, page... View more info

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Excursions in the County of Kent: Comprising Brief Historical and Topographical Delineations; Together with Descriptions of the Residences of the Nobility and Gentry

By: Anonymous

Price: $195.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown: 1822

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029091


London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1822. First edition [1822]. Fair condition with front cover detached but present. Includes numerous engraved plates of local scenes plus two folding maps. Full brown diced calf with black spine label, raised spine bands, gilt decorated compartments, marbled edges and endpapers, 192 pages. Front cover, endpaper and preliminary blank detached but present, spine chipped, rear hinge chipped and tender, sound text block, page... View more info