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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 around the edges and a bit of age-related shelf soil, good overall.. Hard Cover. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" t... View more info

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The Annual of the British School at Athens No. VII Session 1900-1901

By: A. J. Evans; D. G. Hogarth; W. Boyd Dawkins; A. Wilhelm; British School at Athens

Price: $85.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co. Ltd.: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039721

Condition: Good


London: Macmillan & Co. Ltd., 1900. Original annual volume of this organization devoted to history and archaeology. Brown hardcover with cloth spine, illustrated with black and white plates and maps. Considerable edgewear, some cover soil, good hinges, text block sound but not tight, very minor chips to the upper margins of a few pages, foxed endpapers with a name at the top of the front free endpaper, pages clean and unmarked. Papers in this volume: The Palace of Knossos; Excavations at Zakro, Crete; Skulls from Cave-Burials at Zakro; An Athenian Decree.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 4to ... View more info

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Hellas

By: Aage Marcus

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Denmark, Carit Andersens: 1958

Seller ID: 013700

Condition: Very Good


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

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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Penang. Illustrated Guide

By: Adams, Margaret

Price: $35.00

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

Seller ID: 038105

Condition: Very Good


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 other markings.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 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

Condition: Very Good


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 by The Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edi... 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 present. First Edition. 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

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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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 much edgewear and chipping to the lower two inches of the spine, binding sound, pages clean, no names or other markings.. First... 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" - 9¾" tall. First Edition. View more info

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

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

Condition: Good


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

ISBN: 0828904812

Condition: Very Good


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. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped (handwritten price) and is in about fine condition with no chips or tears..... 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

Condition: Very Good


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 newspaper clipping affecting two pages, name in pencil on front free endpaper, pages otherwise clean and unmarked.. First Edition. ... View more info

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Sculptures d'Afrique d' Amerique d'Oceanie. Collection Andre Breton et Paul Eluard

By: Alph. Bellier. Andre Breton, Paul Eluard [Auction Catalog - Catalogue]

Price: $245.00

Publisher: Paris, Alph. Bellier: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039199

Condition: Fair


Paris: Alph. Bellier, 1931. Original 1931 catalog from this sale of primitive artifacts owned by two noted French artists. Includes 312 items with brief descriptions followed by 24 black and white plates showing 100 items. Worn softcover formerly of the Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland (label inside front cover), front cover nearly detached, spine quite chipped, other edgewear and surface soil to the covers, binding sound, pages clean. Internally good to very good.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fair. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. First Edition. 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

ISBN: 1402005857

Condition: Fine


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 Moon Tears: Mapuche Art and Cosmology. From the Domeyko Cassel Collection, Santiago, Chile

Moon Tears: Mapuche Art and Cosmology. From the Domeyko Cassel Collection, Santiago, Chile

By: Americas Society Art Gallery; Thomas D. Dillehay

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Americas Society Gallery: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039287

ISBN: 187912839X

Condition: Very Good


New York: Americas Society Gallery, 2009. Softcover exhibition catalog in near fine condition, firm binding, clean pages, no names or other markings. Leaflet from exhibition laid in loosely at the front.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. First Edition. View more info

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Impressions of Ukiyo-Ye [Ukiyo-e]. The School of the Japanese Colour-Print Artists

By: Amsden, Dora

Price: $30.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Paul Elder and Company. Printed By the Tomoye Press: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039824

Condition: Very Good


San Francisco, CA: Paul Elder and Company. Printed By the Tomoye Press, 1905. First edition, 1905. Rough textured tan hardcover with rust colored lettering and decoration, traditional cord binding, plates throughout in black and white. Light edgewear, sound binding, clean pages with some age-darkening to the text pages, name in pencil on front free endpaper, no other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. Squared 12mo. First Edition. View more info

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Beyond Adventure: The Lives of Three Explorers

By: Andrews, Roy Chapman

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York and Boston, Duell, Sloan and Pearce; Little, Brown and Company: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039576

Condition: Good


New York and Boston: Duell, Sloan and Pearce; Little, Brown and Company, 1954. Stated first edition, 1954. Good to very good in chipped dustjacket. Biographical sketches of Robert E. Peary, Carl Akeley and the author. Light orange cloth with color illustrated dustjacket. The book has light shelf rubbing, good hinges, sound text block, age-speckling to top edge of text block, gift notation from 1955 on the title page, clean pages with no other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped [3.75] and has edge chipping and some age-yellowing to the white background of the rear pane... View more info

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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

Condition: Very Good


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 other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and is also in very good condition. Daily Life Series, V... View more info

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Jades from China

By: Angus Forsyth and Brian McElney

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Bath, England, Museum of East Asian Art: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039804

ISBN: 1897734042

Condition: Fine


Bath, England: Museum of East Asian Art, 2001. First edition, 2001. Hefty softcover, 423 pages, 11.5 inches tall. Fine condition, looks and feels new and unread, tight binding, clean pages, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. First Edition. View more info