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Image for Thomas Wright's Political Songs of England: From the Reign of John to That of Edward II

Thomas Wright's Political Songs of England: From the Reign of John to That of Edward II

By: Coss, Peter

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1996

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2272429

Condition: Near Fine


1996 reissue of 1839 original with a new introduction and added editorial material. No jacket, remainder mark, pencil mark on rear paste-down endpaper. lxxix, 408 pp. With Latin and English text. This book contains a collection of political verses, venality satires and songs of social protest from medieval England. First edited by Thomas Wright in 1839, these so- called political songs are reissued here on behalf of the Royal Historical Society. The collection provides a fascinating insight into medieval responses to contemporary events. A new and wide-ranging introduction by Peter Coss offers... View more info

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Le Scoperte Anatomiche di Domenico Cotugno e il Suo 'Iter Italicum Patavinum' (Scienti Veterum No. 76: Collana di Studi di Storia della medicina)

By: Cotugno, Domenico [Cotunnius]; Del Guerra, G.; Lombardi, Felice

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Tipografia R. Licenziato: 1964

Seller ID: 2198597

Condition: Near Fine


Removed from original printed wrapper and rebound in black cloth with new endpapers, gilt titles. Owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1964 Hard Cover. 133, [3] pp. Italian text. A work of anatomical medicine by the 18th-19th century physician who studied at the University of Naples and the Salerno medical school, worked as a surgeon at the Neapolitan Hospital for Incurables, taught anatomy for thirty years, and later became the personal physician to the King of Naples. In 1761 Cotugno published for distribution to friends a plate that traced the course of the nasopalatine nerve, which is resp... View more info

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Viaggio Nelle Province Meridionali del Regno di Napoli (A Tour Through the Southern Provinces of Naples)

By: Craven, Richard Keppel; Mozzillo, Atanasio; Carlino, Carlo

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Abramo: 1996

Seller ID: 2198624

Condition: Very Good


Owner bookplate on front endpaper, 1 inch split to rear endpaper at top of hinge - binding still holding very strongly, bound in ribbon marker a bit frayed at end. 1996 Large Hardcover. xxxi, 274 pp. Italian text. A 1990 Italian translation of the work originally published in 1821 as A Tour Through the Southern Provinces of Naples (Pine-Coffin 818.2). The son of a baron, [h]e published in 1821 ‘A Tour through the Southern Provinces of the Kingdom of Naples,’ and in 1838 ‘Excursions in the Abruzzi and Northern Provinces of Naples,’ in 2 vols. The former of these two works is embellished... View more info

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Valentina in Giallo (Italian Text) [Valentina in Yellow]

By: Crepax, Guido

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Milano Libri Edizioni: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2295678

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket. Spine bumped in a few places. 1976 Large Hardcover. 166 pp. Text in Italian. Valentina is an Italian comic strip series, created in 1965 by the Italian artist Guido Crepax and concluded in 1996. Originally a minor character working for the comic hero Neutron, Valentina became the sole protagonist of the series in 1967.[1] The first episode was entitled La Curva di Lesmo (referring to a curve of the Italian Formula 1 Grand Prix of Monza).[2] This story was followed by 30 others, collected in a total of seven books, along with two others Lanterna magica (Magic Lantern, ... View more info

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Pregi di Pisa Compendiati da Alessandrio da Morrona, Patrizio Pisano per Utilita de Culti Cittadini e Forestieri

By: da Morrona, Alessandro

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Dai Torchj di Ranieri Prosperi: 1816

Seller ID: 2199182

Condition: Good


Fold-out included. Wrapper corners slightly curled, a few faint wrapper creases, ink name on front flyleaf, faint stain to margin of a few pages. 1816 Trade Paperback. lii, 252 pp. Buff wrappers, paper spine label. Engraving precedes text, fold-out map of Pisa bound in following text. An early 19th century celebration of the city of Pisa. A street in modern-day Pisa is now named after the author. View more info

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Vickers Supermarine Spitfire Mk IX e Mk XVI (Supplemento Speciale a Mach 1)

By: De Cock, J.P.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Editions Atlas: 1980

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2118785

Condition: Near Fine


1980 Large Softcover. 48 pp. Italian text. Color and black & white photographs. Reissue of 1978 original. View more info

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La Vida es un Sueño

By: De La Barca, Pedro Calderon

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Jorge A. Mestas: 1999

Seller ID: 2280013

ISBN: 8489163502

Condition: Very Good


Spanish language. Pages faintly toned. 1999 Trade Paperback. One of Calderon's most celebrated plays of the Spanish theater. View more info

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La Reine Morte

By: De Montherlant, Henry

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Gallimard: 1947

Seller ID: 2208271

Condition: Very Good


1947 printing. Faint toning. A French-language comedy about the royal family. View more info

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La Celestina

By: De Rojas, Fernando

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Jorge A. Mestas: 2011

Seller ID: 2280056

ISBN: 8489163677

Condition: Very Good


Spanish language. Pages faintly toned. 2011 Trade Paperback. A novel in dialogue form, this Spanish-language work tells the tale of an ex-prostitute who meets a tragic fate. View more info

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Voyage de Deux Artistes en Italie

By: De Spinola, M.H.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Chez Barbou, Imprimeur-Libraire: 1838

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2199178

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Nicely rebound in beige cloth with gilt titles and new endpapers. Owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1838 Hard Cover. 283 pp. 12mo. French text. Engraved frontispiece, one engraved plate in text. A 19th century Italian travelogue which includes descriptions of Milan, Turin, Alexandrie, Monza, Pavie, Asti, Genes, Pise, Livourne, Sienne, Florence, Modene, Reggio, Ferrare, Mantone, Peschiera, Verone, Venise, Ancone, Laurette, Rome, and Naples. View more info

Image for Histoire Universelle de Jacque-Auguste de Thou, Depuis 1543. jusqu'en 1607. Traduite sur l'Edition Latine de Londres [in Sixteen Volumes]

Histoire Universelle de Jacque-Auguste de Thou, Depuis 1543. jusqu'en 1607. Traduite sur l'Edition Latine de Londres [in Sixteen Volumes]

By: De Thou, Jacque-Auguste [Jacques]; [le Beau, Charles; Le Mascrier; Abbe Des Fontaines]

Price: $1,750.00

Publisher: S.N.: 1734

Seller ID: 2295697

Condition: Very Good


Boards rubbed with some loss/drying of leather, corners exposed. 1734 Full-Leather. Complete in sixteen volumes. Full calf, morocco spine labels, gilt titles and tooled compartments. The life's work of the French historian and book collector who lived from the mid-16th to early 17th century. Originally published in Latin under the title Historia sui temporis, in 138 books, three years after the author's death. The work, despite controversy over some of its depictions of religious matters, quickly became regarded as a scholarly classic, characterized by exhaustive research and reference to the ... View more info

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Character Text for Beginning Chinese

By: DeFrancis, John

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Yale University Press: 1972

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 1929642

ISBN: 0300004095

Condition: Very Good


10th printing. Rebound, retaining original front wrapper (rubbed). 1972 Hard Cover. 436 pp. A companion volume to the Beginning Chinese volume by DeFrancis, part of his authoritative series. View more info

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Demosthenes with English Notes, Part I. -- De Corona [On the Crown]

By: Demosthenes; Holmes, Arthur

Price: $10.00

Publisher: John Allyn, Publisher: 1872

Seller ID: 2199449

Condition: Good


Free endpapers removed, pencil notes in text. 1872 Hard Cover. xxviii, 195 pp. Greek text with English notes. The most famous judicial oration by the ancient Greek statesmen and orator, originally delivered in 330 B.C. View more info

Image for L'Encyclopedie De Diderot Et D'Alembert (Recueil De Planches, Sur les Sciences, Les Arts Liberaux, Et Les Arts Mechaniques, Avec Leur Explication)

L'Encyclopedie De Diderot Et D'Alembert (Recueil De Planches, Sur les Sciences, Les Arts Liberaux, Et Les Arts Mechaniques, Avec Leur Explication)

By: Diderot, Denis; Veyrier, Henri

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Henri Veyrier: 1965

Seller ID: 2290882

Condition: Very Good


Single faint spine crease, wrappers lightly soiled. 1965 Large Softcover. 15 x 10. This particular volume, featuring hundreds of detailed technical drawings, deals with various forms of industry, from tanneries to textiles. It details specifics of setup, equipment, uses, etc. of looms, mills, and other industrial subjects. Includes many fold-out illustrations. Encyclopédie, ou dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers (English: Encyclopedia, or a systematic dictionary of the sciences, arts, and crafts) was a general encyclopedia published in France between 1751 and 1772, w... View more info

Image for El Baron de Courcy: Ilustraciones de un viaje, 1831-1833 [The Baron de Courcy: Illustrations of a Trip, 1831-1833] (Spanish and French  Text)

El Baron de Courcy: Ilustraciones de un viaje, 1831-1833 [The Baron de Courcy: Illustrations of a Trip, 1831-1833] (Spanish and French Text)

By: Diener, Pablo; Manthorne, Katherine

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Artes de Mexico: 1998

Seller ID: 2281518

ISBN: 9686533761

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine. 1998 Large Hardcover. 93 pp. Spanish and French dual-text. En el siglo xix, un enigmatico aristocrata frances viajo de Canada al Caribe, pasando por Mexico y Estados Unidos. Los esplendidos paisajes que vio quedaron plasmados en las acuarelas y los dibujos que ilustran este libro. ENGLISH TRANSLATION: In the nineteenth century, this enigmatic French aristocrat traveled through the Americas, capturing the landscapes he observed in the drawings and watercolors that illustrate this book. View more info

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Viaggiatori stranieri a Napoli

By: Doria, Gina; Ghirelli, Antonio

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Guida editori: 1984

Seller ID: 2199371

ISBN: 8870427013

Condition: Very Good


Owner bookplate on front endpaper, jacket corners rubbed. 1984 Large Hardcover. [iv], 199, [6] pp. Italian text. Color and black-and-white illustrations. A biographical account of various well-known visitors to Naples by the Italian journalist, author, and historian. Doria provides brief descriptions of voyages made by such individuals as: Francois Rabelais; Miguel de Cervantes; John Milton; Lady Montagu; Johann Joachim Winckelmann; William Beckford; Wolfgang Goethe; Stendhal; Percy Bysshe Shelley; J. Fenimore Cooper; Hector Berlioz; Eugene Viollet-le-Duc; Charles Dickens; Alexis de Tocquevill... View more info

Image for Les Dernieres Aventures de Sherlock Holmes (Collection des Maitres de la Litterature Entrangere) [The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes]

Les Dernieres Aventures de Sherlock Holmes (Collection des Maitres de la Litterature Entrangere) [The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes]

By: Doyle, A. [Arthur] Conan; Labat, Louis

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Albin Michel:

Seller ID: 2151659

Condition: Good


Spine toned & lightly creased, pages toned, wrappers protected by onion skin jacket, ink stamp on front flyleaf. Good. 338 pp. A French translation of The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. View more info

Image for Maniere de Fortifier Selon La Methode de Monsieur de Vauban avec un Traite preliminaire des Principes de Geometrie

Maniere de Fortifier Selon La Methode de Monsieur de Vauban avec un Traite preliminaire des Principes de Geometrie

By: Du Fay, L'Abbe; [Vauban, Sebastien Le Prestre]

Price: $600.00

Publisher: Chez Jean-Baptiste Coignard: 1729

Seller ID: 1659688

Condition: Good


French text. Loss to spine ends, lightly foxed, a few marginal ink notations in French, owner's title label on spine. 1729 Hard Cover. [8], 198, [10] index. Nouvelle et Derniere Edition. Buff paper boards, sewn binding. A treatise on geometry followed by a distillation of Vauban's theories regarding military architecture. Vauban was the most respected mind of his time in this field, and his innovations led to significant changes in fortified structures. This work contains numerous illustrations indicating the benefits of particular geometric configurations in terms of strength and strategic va... View more info

Image for Teodoro Duclere, 1812-1869: Disegni e Dipinti dell'Italia Meridionale nelle Collezioni Correale (Museo Correale di Terranova)

Teodoro Duclere, 1812-1869: Disegni e Dipinti dell'Italia Meridionale nelle Collezioni Correale (Museo Correale di Terranova)

By: Duclere, Teodoro; Martorell, Luisa; Russo, Mario; Fienga, Andrea

Price: $50.00

Publisher: con-fine edizioni: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2198627

ISBN: 8896427460

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. 2013 Large Softcover. 351 pp. Italian text. A history of the artistic works of Teodoro Duclere over a period of nearly sixty years, with over 350 images reproduced from the collection in the Museo Correale di Terranova. Dueler was born and died in Naples, Italy. He was part of the School of Posillipo and was known for his landscape paintings. View more info

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Relation d'un Voyage en Italie, suivie d'Observations sur les Anciens et les Modernes

By: Dupre, Alphonse

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Chez Anthe. Boucher, Imprim.-Librairie: 1824

Seller ID: 2199437

Condition: Good


Spine lightly creased with a few splits starting, corners rubbed and lightly curled, light stain to rear wrapper and last few pages. 1824 Soft Cover. viij, 545 pp. 12mo. French text. Printed wrappers. Engraved frontispiece of St. Pierre de Rome. A 19th century Italian travelogue, written in the tradition of the Grand Tour. View more info

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Poems for People Who Don't Read Poems

By: Enzensberger, Hans Magnus; Hamburger, Michael; Rothenberg, Jerome

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Atheneum: 1968

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2263335

Condition: Very Good


First paperback printing. Small sticker on spine base, faint crease to front corner, ink gift note on half-title page ('for mike from jed'). 1968 Trade Paperback. [viii], 177, [3] pp. The first collection of verse by the award-winning German poet to be translated into English, co-translated by the author, American poet Jerome Rothenberg, and British poet Michael Hamburger. The original German text appears opposite the English. View more info

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Malinche: Novela (Spanish Text)

By: Esquivel, Laura

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Atria Books: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2281760

ISBN: 0743290348

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Pages lightly toned. 2006 Hard Cover. viii, 189 pp. Spanish text. Illustrated by Jordi Castells. A richly textured historical novel recounts the story of the love affair between the conquistador Hernan Cortez and Malinalli, his Indian interpreter during the conquest of the Aztec empire, describing her diverse roles as a slave to the Aztecs and as a mediator between two very different languages and cultures. Laura Esquivel, la Princesa de la literatura latinoamericana, está de regreso! Su nueva novela Malinche es el extraordinario recuento d... View more info

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King of a Hundred Horsemen: Poems (English and French Edition)

By: Etienne, Marie; Hacker, Marilyn

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Farrar Straus & Giroux: 2009

Seller ID: 2279734

ISBN: 0374531927

Condition: Fine


Bilingual edition. 2009 Trade Paperback. Marie Étienne's poetry is inspired by the synthesis of the contemporary and the classical, the tragic and the mundane?the quotidian transformed by the tragic prisms of myth and history. Through a profound and complex reinterpretation of the sonnet form, the book reflects, as in a mosaic of shattered mirrors, many of the writer's ongoing preoccupations: the relationship of East and West; an eroticism at once physical and cerebral; the interaction of poetry and prose; the strange blending of the everyday and the foreign, in which the most exotic journeys... View more info

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Ich Bin Der Kleine Lowe [I am the Little Lion]

By: Fechner, Amrei

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Otto Maier Verlag Ravensburg: 1976

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2266141

ISBN: 3473301558

Condition: Near Fine


Second printing. German text. No jacket. 1976 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. German text. The story of a little lion cub and the other animals he meets on the safari. View more info

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Tablettes d'un Champenois: Tout Chemin Conduit a Rome

By: Fievet, Victor; de Martonne, Alfred

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Veuve Fievet: 1853

Seller ID: 2198623

Condition: Very Good


Rebound in quarter leather with marbled boards and new endpapers and flyleaves, with original printed wrappers bound in. Ink name and brief note on front wrapper, minor loss from wrapper corners, scattered faint foxing to text, minor wear to board corners. 1853 Hard Cover. 332 pp. A 19th century French-language guide to Rome, by a journalist and historian who also worked as a printer, and was a member of the Société des gens de lettres. View more info

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La Sicilia: Vedute e Ricordi di Viaggio di Fine '700

By: Fino, Lucio

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Franco di Mauro Editore: 2008

Seller ID: 2198673

ISBN: 8887365679

Condition: Near Fine


Owner bookplate on front endpaper. 2008 Large Hardcover. 182 pp. Italian text. A history of Sicily, with color and black-and-white illustrations throughout. View more info

Image for Recueil des Oraisons Funebres, Prononcees par Messire Esprit Flechier; Eveque de Nismes. Nouvelle Edition, dans laquelle on a ajoute un Precis de la vie de l'Auteur.

Recueil des Oraisons Funebres, Prononcees par Messire Esprit Flechier; Eveque de Nismes. Nouvelle Edition, dans laquelle on a ajoute un Precis de la vie de l'Auteur.

By: Flechier, Esprit

Price: $150.00

Publisher: A Paris, Chez Saillant & Nyon, rue Saint Jean de Beauvais / la Veuve Desaint, rue du Foin S. Jacques: 1774

Seller ID: 2134532

Condition: Very Good


Boards rubbed with some loss from corners and from spine gilt and label, front joint weakening, ink number on front paste-down endpaper, ink name on verso of front free endpaper. 1774 Full-Leather. 446, [2] pp. 12mo. A collection of funerary orations by the Bishop of Nismes. View more info

Image for Bibliophile Novellen: Der Heilige Anastasius; Eden Anto; Die Drei Buchereien Des Clemens Matthiesen; Die Bucherschlacht; Bibliofons; Erlebnis; Der Brennende Harem; Ein Beutestuck; Die Geschichte von Rabbi Elia Dem Einfaltigen; Der Elzevir; Das Wahre Wunderhorn; Die Legende Vom Bruder Paphnutius Dem Drucker; Nachwort

Bibliophile Novellen: Der Heilige Anastasius; Eden Anto; Die Drei Buchereien Des Clemens Matthiesen; Die Bucherschlacht; Bibliofons; Erlebnis; Der Brennende Harem; Ein Beutestuck; Die Geschichte von Rabbi Elia Dem Einfaltigen; Der Elzevir; Das Wahre Wunderhorn; Die Legende Vom Bruder Paphnutius Dem Drucker; Nachwort

By: Fogazzaro, Giacomo; Federn, Karl; Berger, Manfred; Immermann, Carl; Babler, Otto F.; Bolt, Peter; Scheerbart, Paul; Stoessl, Otto; Horodisch, Abraham; Zobeltitz, Fedor v.; Brugel [Bruegel], Fritz;

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Gesellschaft der Bibliophilen / E.W. Tieffenbach: 1934

Seller ID: 2266414

Condition: Very Good


Corners rubbed. 1934 Hard Cover. 190, [4] pp. 8vo. A collection of bibliophile short stories in German, by various authors. Letter press printed by E.W. Tieffenbach. Vellum spine with red morocco spine label, gilt titles and rules, marbled paper over boards. Includes: Der Heilige Anastasius; Eden Anto; Die Drei Buchereien Des Clemens Matthiesen; Die Bucherschlacht; Bibliofons; Erlebnis; Der Brennende Harem; Ein Beutestuck; Die Geschichte von Rabbi Elia Dem Einfaltigen; Der Elzevir; Das Wahre Wunderhorn; Die Legende Vom Bruder Paphnutius Dem Drucker; Nachwort. View more info

Image for Offene Volks-Sprache uber das Menschensystem - Die Gewohnheiten der Manner und Frauen - Die Ursachen und Berhutung der Krantheiten - unsere geschlechtlichen Beziehungen und socials Leben; und Gesunder Menschen-Verstand...

Offene Volks-Sprache uber das Menschensystem - Die Gewohnheiten der Manner und Frauen - Die Ursachen und Berhutung der Krantheiten - unsere geschlechtlichen Beziehungen und socials Leben; und Gesunder Menschen-Verstand...

By: Foote, Edward B. [Bliss]

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Murray Hill: 1907

Seller ID: 2072379

Condition: Very Good


Front hinge just starting. 1907 Hard Cover. xxiv, 859, [5] pp. 8vo. Two color plates, black & white illustrations. A work of domestic medicine by the physician and birth control advocate, originally published in 1870. This is a German translation of Plain Home Talk, Embracing Medical Common Sense, and expanded version of Foote's 1855 work simply entitled Medical Common Sense. This edition was printed in New York City, likely to be marketed to German immigrants. Hoolihan (1235-1241) lists several editions published from 1874-1909, but does not specify a 1907 edition. View more info

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Palaanthropische Physiognomien

By: Fotomuseum

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Fotomuseum: 1993

Seller ID: 2195400

ISBN: 3930054086

Condition: Very Good


Includes book and 11 prints in publisher's slipcase. Light rubbing to slipcase. 1993 Hard Cover. German-language work on the combining of human and animal imagery. View more info