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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

Condition: Good


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

Image for Dieci Anni Dopo 1945-1955.  Saggi Sulla Vita Democratica Italiana

Dieci Anni Dopo 1945-1955. Saggi Sulla Vita Democratica Italiana

By: A. Battaglia; P. Calamandrei; E. Corbino; G. De Rosa; E. Lussu; M. Sansone; L. Valiani

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Bari, Editori Laterza: 1955

Seller ID: 018704

Condition: Very Good


Bari: Editori Laterza, 1955. In Italian. Published 1955. Light yellow cloth printed in brown, 599 pages, illustrated dustjacket. A bit of foxing to the front cover, little external wear, good hinges, sound text block, very clean pages free from names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket has some light surface soil and rubbing, no chips or tears.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dust jacket present. 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

Condition: Good


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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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

ISBN: 9840511629

Condition: Good


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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The Forgotten Few: The Polish Air Force in the Second World War

By: Adam Zamoyski

Price: $25.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Hippocrene Books, Inc.: 2001

Seller ID: 034740

ISBN: 0781804213

Condition: Very Good


U.S.A.: Hippocrene Books, Inc., 2001. 2001 printing. Black hardcover with red cloth spine, illustrated dustjacket. Very good, tight binding, clean pages, no names or other markings, dustjacket in mylar protector.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dust jacket present. View more info

Image for The Land of the Incas and The City of the Sun.  The Story of Francisco Pizarro and the Conquest of Peru

The Land of the Incas and The City of the Sun. The Story of Francisco Pizarro and the Conquest of Peru

By: Adams, W. H. Davenport

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, Estes and Lauriat: 1885

Seller ID: 029612

Condition: Fair


Boston: Estes and Lauriat, 1885. Attractive but internally stained copy from 1885. Victorian binding in brown cloth lettered and extensively decorated in gilt and black, 256 pages. Covers good to very good with light wear to the extremities, mainly to the spine ends, hinges internally repaired and secure, text block sound, transparent old dampstains (but no accompanying odor) throughout the text, all readily legible, name and address in pencil on preliminary blank, no ... View more info

Image for Admiral Thunderbolt: The Spectacular Career of Peter Wessel, Norway's Greatest Sea Hero...

Admiral Thunderbolt: The Spectacular Career of Peter Wessel, Norway's Greatest Sea Hero...

By: Adamson, Hans Christian

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Chilton Company: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026991

Condition: Very Good


Philadelphia: Chilton Company, 1959. Stated first edition. Hardcover, color illustrated dustajcket. Near fine condition, with firm binding, no names or other markings, in very good dustjacket with some shelf rubbing and tiny closed edge tears, mylar protector.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Release Policy for Aircraft and Aircraft Equipment

By: Aeronautical Board of the United States Navy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., The United States Navy: 1938

Seller ID: 014727

Condition: Very Good


Washington, D.C.: The United States Navy, 1938. Published 1938. Includes introductory letter from the Secretary of the Aeronautical Board enclosed and addressed to United Aircraft Corporation, East Hartford, Connecticut. Blue softcover, black lettering, nine pages. The book is in very good condition with very light cover wear including a slightly bent front bottom corner, clean pages with no names or other markings.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾"... 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

ISBN: 0195773888

Condition: Good


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

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

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

Condition: Very Good


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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Academie De France a Rome : Ses Directeurs - Ses Pensionnaires (Two Volumes)

By: Alaux, Jean-Paul

Price: $395.00

Publisher: Paris, Aux Editions Duchartre: 1933

Edition: First, Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 002805

Condition: Very Good


Paris: Aux Editions Duchartre, 1933. In French. Number 6 of an edition of 1000 copies. Illustrated history of the academy in two volumes, with a chronological table at the end of volume two and several black and white plates, along with numerous illustrations within the text. An unopened copy inscribed by the author in French on the dedication page to "A mon cher ami Dennison..." and signed "Jean-Pal Paris 27 Jaun 34". Card covers with tissue overlay,... View more info

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The Capital of the Tycoon: a Narrative of Three Years' Residence in Japan. Vol. I & II - 2 Volume Set

By: Alcock, Rutherford

Price: $265.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1863

Seller ID: 034601

Condition: Fair


New York: Harper & Brothers, 1863. First edition, 1863. Two volume set, vol. I poor, vol. II fair. Brown blind stamped cloth with gilt spine lettering. Both have external wear and rubbing. Vol. I: spine covering nearly absent, text block broken into two, frontis map mainly chipped. Vol. II, spine chipped, text block sound but not ticht, frontis map good with short closed tear near inner margin, minor insect damage to rear endpapers. Both volumes have age-yellowed pages, ... View more info

My War with Japan

By: Alcott, Carroll

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt & Company: 1943

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 015920

Condition: Very Good


New York: Henry Holt & Company, 1943. Publshed 1943. World War II in Asia described by war correspondent and newsman, Carroll Alcott. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper and dated June 1943. The book is in very good condition with somewhat dingy edges, mildlly rubbed corners and spine ends, sound text block, good hinges, clean pages with no other names or markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and is also in generally good condition w... View more info

Image for Obrazky Zo Slovenska [Pictures from Slovakia]

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

Condition: Good


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

Condition: Good


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

Image for Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse, Princess of Great Britain and Ireland

Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse, Princess of Great Britain and Ireland

By: Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1884

Seller ID: 026202

Condition: Fair


New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1884. A sympathetic biographical portrait of the Duchess written after her death. Blue cloth over beveled boards, gilt lettering, tissue-protected frontis portrait, 407 pages plus publisher's ads. Covers lightly rubbed with some fraying to corners and spine ends, front hinge internally repaired, one gathering of pages detached but present, name in pencil on front free endpaper, pages age-toned but clean and otherwise unmarked.. Hard Cover... View more info

Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse, Princess of Great Britain and Ireland

By: Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1885

Seller ID: 026199

Condition: Good


New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1885. A sympathetic biographical portrait of the Duchess written after her death. Blue cloth over beveled boards, gilt lettering, tissue-protected frontis portrait, 407 pages. Covers lightly rubbed with additional rubbing to the corners and spine ends, good hinges, sound text block, outer edges foxed, pages age-toned but clean with some occasional light foxing, no names or other markings.. Hard Cover. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾"... View more info

World Politics in the General Assembly

By: Alker, Hayward R., Jr. and Bruce M. Russett

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New Haven and London, Yale University Press: 1967

Seller ID: 018800

Condition: Very Good


New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1967. Second printing, 1967, first published in 1965. An attempt to test varying viewpoints of the role of the United Nations, using then new quantitative techniques of political science. Light orange cloth with black spine lettering, 326 pages with extensive index, color print designed dustjacket. The book is in very good condition, with hardly any discernible edgewear, sound text block, good hinges, clean pages with no names... View more info

A Mighty Fortress: Lead Bomber Over Europe

By: Alling, Chuck; Hildt, Elizabeth Alling

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Havertown, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., Casemate Publishing and Book Distributors, LLC: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018620

ISBN: 1932033017

Condition: Very Good


Havertown, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.: Casemate Publishing and Book Distributors, LLC, 2002. First edition, first printing, 2002. Illustrated in black and white. Black boards with heavy gilt spine lettering, 186 pages, illustrated dustjacket. The book is in very good condition, looks and feels new, with sound text block, good hinges, clean pages with no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and is in fine condition. . First Edition. Hard... View more info

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The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano

By: Allison, Robert J.; Equiano, Olaudah

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Bedford/St Martins: 1995

Seller ID: 016877

ISBN: 0312111274

Condition: Very Good


New York, New York, U.S.A.: Bedford/St Martins, 1995. Published 1995. Softcover, 222 pages. Near fine with minimal edge rubbing, internally fine with no names or other markings.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info