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Image for Nouveau Guide de Florence et ses Environs, Compris la Vallombrosa, Alvernia et Camaldule, avec la Description de la Galerie des Statues et de Celle du Palais Pitti, du Gabinet Physique Ec. Ec., Ornee de Vues et Statues Plan de la Ville et Carte de la Toscane.

Nouveau Guide de Florence et ses Environs, Compris la Vallombrosa, Alvernia et Camaldule, avec la Description de la Galerie des Statues et de Celle du Palais Pitti, du Gabinet Physique Ec. Ec., Ornee de Vues et Statues Plan de la Ville et Carte de la Toscane.

By: N/A

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Chez Gaspard Ricci Marchand Libraire: 1844

Seller ID: 2198748

Condition: Good


New edition. Boards toned and lightly rubbed, front and end matter foxed, a few text pages foxed, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1844 Hard Cover. 293, 210 pp. 12mo. French text. A 19th century guide to Florence. Two fold-out maps precede text, engraved illustrations and drawings in text. View more info

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Guida per la Citta di Firenze e Suoi Contorni

By: N/A

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Presso Ferdinando Formigli in Via Della Condotta: 1861

Seller ID: 2198749

Condition: Good


New edition. Edges rubbed with small tears and minor loss to spine head and foot, front and end matter and page ridges foxed, 2 inch tear to front fold-out, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1861 Hard Cover. vii, [3], 310 pp. 12mo. Paper over boards Italian text. A 19th century guide to Florence. Fold-out map precedes text, engraved illustrations. View more info

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Description de la Ville de Florence

By: N/A

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Au Cabinet a l'Enseigne de Pallas, Pres le Canto de' Pazzi, Rue Balestrieri.: 1819

Seller ID: 2198753

Condition: Good


Wrapper beginning to split along front joint, minor loss from spine, handwritten title on spine, ink name on front wrapper. 1819 Soft Cover. 171, [1], xxiv, [173]-178 pp. Printed wrappers. French text. An early 19th century guide to Florence, with fold-out map opposite title page. View more info

Image for Description de la Ville de Milan et de Ses Environs, Compris la Chartreuse Pres de Pavie et Excursions de Cette Capitale aux Lacs de Como, de Lugano, au Lac Majeur et a Varese, Exposees a l'Usage des Voyageurs, Accompagnees des Instructions et des Notices Nécessaires aux Etrangers qui se Proposent d'Examiner les Objets Interessans, que Presente Cette Belle Partie de la Lombardie

Description de la Ville de Milan et de Ses Environs, Compris la Chartreuse Pres de Pavie et Excursions de Cette Capitale aux Lacs de Como, de Lugano, au Lac Majeur et a Varese, Exposees a l'Usage des Voyageurs, Accompagnees des Instructions et des Notices Nécessaires aux Etrangers qui se Proposent d'Examiner les Objets Interessans, que Presente Cette Belle Partie de la Lombardie

By: N/A

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Chez Epimaque et Pascal Artaria: 1834

Seller ID: 2199179

Condition: Very Good


Nicely rebound - red cloth spine, paper over boards, gilt titles. Small stamp of Peabody Library appears twice inside, with their number on title page, owner bookplate on front endpaper, ink initials on half-title page. 1834 Hard Cover. 264, viii pp. 12mo. French text. Includes two fold-out maps and a fold-out engraving of the Duomo di Milano. A 19th century guide to Milan focusing on local architecture and other picturesque site-seeing opportunities. View more info

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The German Army from Within, By a British Officer Who Has Served In It

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: George H. Doran Company: 1914

Edition: Early Reprint

Seller ID: 2261627

Condition: Very Good


Text on front board lightly rubbed. 1914 Hard Cover. 192 pp. CONTENTS: Introductory; In the Cadet College; The Officer at Work and Play; The Non-Coms; Married Life in a German Garrison; The Training of Recruits; Uniforms and Badges; Transport and Manaeuvres; General Staff; The Secret Service; The War Lord and His Entourage; Random Recollections; Conclusion. View more info

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The Illustrated London News. Vol. LVI., Jan. to June 1870 [Volume 56, Nos. 1574-1600]

By: N/A

Price: $300.00

Publisher: George C. Leighton: 1870

Seller ID: 2260273

Condition: Very Good


Boards a bit rubbed with minor leather loss, front and end matter lightly foxed. 1870 Half-Leather. iv, 668 pp. Folio. Twenty-seven issues of The Illustrated London News, bound in one half-leather volume. Green leather spine and corners, gilt titles and rules, marbled boards, edges, and endpapers, five raised spine bands. Numerous engravings throughout (including several with a partial fold-out), with an index of these preceding the periodicals, and an engraved title pag... View more info

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Robin Hood Country: The County Guide to Nottinghamshire (Pitkin Guides)

By: N/A

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Pitkin: 1996

Seller ID: 2265015

ISBN: 0853728275

Condition: Near Fine


A nice copy. 1996 Stapled Binding. 28 pp. CONTENTS: Robin Hood; Parks and Gardens; The Civil War; Literary Heritage; Market Towns; Religious Heritage; Roads, Canals and Railways; Mining and Making; Farming and Food; Sporting Nottinghamshire; Family Fun. View more info

Image for Brief History of the Pilgrims: A Continuous History. Their Formation in England, Life in Holland, Experiences throughout the Years of the Establishment at Plymouth. Taken from Bradford's History and Contemporaneous Writings of Bradford and Winslow.

Brief History of the Pilgrims: A Continuous History. Their Formation in England, Life in Holland, Experiences throughout the Years of the Establishment at Plymouth. Taken from Bradford's History and Contemporaneous Writings of Bradford and Winslow.

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Burbank, Inc.:

Seller ID: 2266375

Condition: Very Good


No publisher date, text block beginning to loosen from stapled binding, first ten page edges bumped. 63 pp. Brief History of the Pilgrims: A Continuous History. Their Formation in England, Life in Holland, Experiences throughout the Years of the Establishment at Plymouth. Taken from Bradford's History and Contemporaneous Writings of Bradford and Winslow. View more info

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Guide Book to Fort Ticonderoga: Held In Turn by France, Great Britain and the United States

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: The Stinehour Press:

Seller ID: 2267200

Condition: Near Fine


No publisher date. Unpaginated. Topics include the fort at Ticonderoga, the stone fortress, the south wall, the French village, the interior of the fort, the west barracks, the bastions, the view from the ramparts, the canon, the museum collection, the restoration of the fort. Includes black-and-white illustrations. View more info

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Objectif Paris: Images de la Ville a Travers Cinq Collections Photographiques Parisiennes

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Phileas Frog Paris Musees: 2003

Seller ID: 2202734

ISBN: 2879008085

Condition: Near Fine


Text in English and French. Page very faintly toned. 2003 Soft Cover. 142 pp. Text in English and French. Can anyone every capture Paris? Through the magificent visual journey that is prposed to use, we can find at once the high moments of History and the simplicity of common life, the great portraits of the capital as well as its metamorphoses. Reflected by the masters of yesterday or the photographers of today, the urban landscapes appeal to us like so many inner lands... View more info

Image for L'Album de la Guerre: Histoire Photographique et Documentaire Reconstitutee Chronologiquement a l'Aide de Cliches et de Dessins Publies par l'Illustration de 1914 a 1921. Edition augmentee de Documents Inedits et comprenant de Nombreuses Reproductions en Couleurs, ainsi qu'un Texte Sommaire constitutant un veritable Precis d'Histoire - Tome Premier et Second

L'Album de la Guerre: Histoire Photographique et Documentaire Reconstitutee Chronologiquement a l'Aide de Cliches et de Dessins Publies par l'Illustration de 1914 a 1921. Edition augmentee de Documents Inedits et comprenant de Nombreuses Reproductions en Couleurs, ainsi qu'un Texte Sommaire constitutant un veritable Precis d'Histoire - Tome Premier et Second

By: N/A

Price: $150.00

Publisher: L'Illustration: 1923

Seller ID: 2271259

Condition: Good


Spines dried and faded with all gilt lost, boards rubbed, front and end matter lightly foxed. 1923 Full-Leather. [iv], 1311, [3] pp. Full leather, gilt titles and rules, Six photographic portraits precede text, fold-out map follows text. French text. A stunning visual history of World War I, illustrated with tipped in color illustrations, color plates, and black-and-white photographs. View more info

Image for An Answer to John Robinson of Leyden, Now First Published from a Manuscript of A.D. 1609 (Harvard Theological Studies Series Volume IX [9])

An Answer to John Robinson of Leyden, Now First Published from a Manuscript of A.D. 1609 (Harvard Theological Studies Series Volume IX [9])

By: A Puritan Friend; Burrage, Champlin

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Harvard University Press: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2006047

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. An exceptional copy. 1920 Trade Paperback. xiii, 94 pp. Printed wrappers. The first appearance in print of an early 17th century manuscript written in response to the religious teachings of John Robinson, part of whose congregation became the group we now know as the Pilgrims. Text from Bodleian MS. Jones 30 at Oxford. Robinson, John (1575/6? - 1625), Church of England clergyman and separatist theologian, was born at Sturton, Notting... View more info

The Norton Anthology of English Literature, Fourth Edition, Volume 2

By: Abrams, M.H.; Donaldson, E. Talbot; Smith, Hallett; Adams, Robert M.; Monk, Samuel Holt; Lipking, Lawrence; Ford, George H.; Diaches, David

Price: $9.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company: 1979

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 2278687

ISBN: 0393950433

Condition: Near Fine


Fourth edition. Volume 2 only. No jacket, corners very lightly rubbed. 1979 Hard Cover. xlii, 2582 pp. Volume 2 only. Front endpapers illustrated with a map of England in the 19th and 20th centuries. Rear endpapers illustrated with a map of London in the 19th and 20th centuries. Volume 2: The Romantic Period; The Victorian Age; The Twentieth Century. View more info

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London: The Biography

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Nan A. Talese / Doubleday: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2273292

ISBN: 0385497709

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 2001 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxvi, 801, [5] pp. 8vo. 'London: The Biography is the pinnacle of Peter Ackroyd's brilliant obsession with the eponymous city. In this unusual and engaging work, Ackroyd brings the reader through time into the city whose institutions and idiosyncrasies have permeated much of his works of fiction and nonfiction. Peter Ackroyd sees London as a living, breathing organism, with its own laws of grow... View more info

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Thames: Sacred River

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Vintage: 2008

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2275641

ISBN: 0099422557

Condition: Good


1st printing. Foxing to page ridges, light creasing to spine. 2008 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Thames: Sacred River is a history of the river from source to sea from prehistoric times to the present. It covers the flora and fauna of the river, paintings and photographs inspired by the Thames, its geology, smells and colours, its literature, laws and landscape, its magic and myths, architecture, trade and weather. View more info

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The Villas of Tuscany [Formerly Titled: Great Houses of Italy]

By: Acton, Harold Mario Mitchell

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Thames and Hudson: 1985

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2199170

ISBN: 050024085X

Condition: Near Fine


First thus. 1985 Large Hardcover. 288 pp. An architectural tour of Tuscany, profusely illustrated with color and black-and-white photographs, as well as reproductions of historical illustrations. View more info

Image for Pendulum: Leon Foucault and the Triumph of Science

Pendulum: Leon Foucault and the Triumph of Science

By: Aczel, Amir D.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Atria Books: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2202651

ISBN: 0743464788

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Pages lightly toned.Near Fine. 2003 Hard Cover. x, 275 pp. In 1851, struggling, self-taught physicist Léon Foucault performed a dramatic demonstration inside the Panthéon in Paris. By tracking a pendulum's path as it swung repeatedly across the interior of the large ceremonial hall, Foucault offered the first definitive proof -- before an audience that comprised the cream of Parisian society, including the future emperor, Napoleon III -- that the earth r... View more info

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Berlin: Portrait of a City

By: Adam, Hans Christian

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Taschen: 2007

Seller ID: 2264775

ISBN: 3822814458

Condition: Fine


NEW. 2007 Large Hardcover. Berlin has survived two world wars, was divided by a wall during the Cold War, and after the fall of the wall was reunited. The city emerged as a center of European power and culture. From 1860 to the present day, this book presents the story of Berlin in photographs, portraits, and aerial views. With 560 pages of emotional, atmospheric images, from giddy pictures of the Roaring Twenties to devastating images of war to heartwarming postwar phot... View more info

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Now the War is Over: A Social History of Britain, 1945-51

By: Addison, Paul

Price: $3.00

Publisher: British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] / Jonathan Cape: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1736000

Condition: Good


First edition. Lacks dust jacket. 1985 Hard Cover. viii, 223 pp. 8vo. A social history of Britain between 1945 and 1951 which looks at the remaking of British society in the home, at work and in the social services. View more info

The Keys of Egypt: The Obsession to Decipher Egyptian Hieroglyphs

By: Adkins, Roy; Adkins, Lesley

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Harper: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2278594

ISBN: 0060194391

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Tiny sticker. 2000 Hard Cover. Chronicles the twenty-year attempt of French linguist Jean-Francois Champollion to decipher Egyptian hieroglyphics despite poverty, ill health, competition by English physician Thomas Young, and political enemies. View more info

Image for Forestiere Illuminato Intorno le Cose Piu Rare e Curiose Della Citta di Venezia e dell'Isole Circonvicine (Collana di Bibliografia e Storia Veneziana N. 14)

Forestiere Illuminato Intorno le Cose Piu Rare e Curiose Della Citta di Venezia e dell'Isole Circonvicine (Collana di Bibliografia e Storia Veneziana N. 14)

By: Albrizzi, Giovanni Battista; Stefanutti, Ugo

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Arnaldo Forni Editore: 1984

Seller ID: 2198605

Condition: Near Fine


Owner bookplate on front endpaper, small surface tear on reverse of jacket spine (possibly from removal of a mylar cover that was affixed with tape?). 1984 Hard Cover. 342 pp. 8vo. 1984 facsimile of original 1740 edition, including all original illustrations and fold-out map. A guide book to Venice by an Italian journalist best known for his work Gerusalemme Liberata. View more info

Image for A Hilltop on the Marne: Being Letters Written June 3 - September 8, 1914

A Hilltop on the Marne: Being Letters Written June 3 - September 8, 1914

By: Aldrich, Mildred

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1918

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2266164

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, endpapers faintly toned, pencil name on second blank. 1918 Hard Cover. 187 pp. Illustrated with reproductions of photographs. Mildred Aldrich (November 16, 1853[1] – February 19, 1928) was an American journalist and writer. Aldrich moved to Huiry, near Paris, in 1914, only months before the outbreak of the First World War.[2] Her house there overlooked the Marne river valley, and her experiences during the First Battle of the Marne, as detailed in her letter... View more info

Image for The Adventures & Brave Deeds of the Ship's Cat on the Spanish Maine, Together with the Most Lamentable Losse of the Alcestis & Triumphant Firing of the Port of Charges

The Adventures & Brave Deeds of the Ship's Cat on the Spanish Maine, Together with the Most Lamentable Losse of the Alcestis & Triumphant Firing of the Port of Charges

By: Aldridge, Alan; Adams, Richard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape, Ltd.: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2266328

ISBN: 0224014412

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket, light crease along spine, pages very faintly foxed. 1977 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. Full-page illustrations enhance the story of a fighting cat of Good Queen Bess's time who goes to sea for the honor of fair England. View more info

Image for History of Europe from the Commencement of the French Revolution in 1789, to the Restoration of the Bourbons in 1815. in Four Volumes.

History of Europe from the Commencement of the French Revolution in 1789, to the Restoration of the Bourbons in 1815. in Four Volumes.

By: Alison, Archibald

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1842

Seller ID: 2206832

Condition: Very Good


Spine and corners a bit rubbed, owner bookplate on front endpaper of each volume. 1842 Full-Leather. Complete in four volumes. xviii, 583; v, 600; v, 612; vi, 631 pp. 8vo. Full morocco, gilt titles and decorations, marbled edges and endpapers. A history of Europe from 1789-1815, framed specifically around the French Revolution, and with particular attention to France's role in events.KEYWORDS: HISTORY EUROPE EUROPEAN FRANCE FRENCH View more info

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The Masters of the Peaks: A Story of the Great North Woods (French and Indian War Series)

By: Altsheler, Joseph A.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Appleton-Century: 1946

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2260639

Condition: Very Good


Reprint. Quarter-size surface tear to jacket front, jacket edges rubbed, jacket lightly foxed (more so on reverse), front jacket flap price clipped, page ridges lightly foxed. 1946 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 310 pp. It is laid in the period of the French and Indian War, just after the colonists' first big victory at Lake George, and it pictures their subsequent struggles with Montcalm. The book ends with the massacre of Fort William Henry. ... View more info

Image for Viaggio da Napoli a Castellammare con 42 Disegni di Achille Gigante

Viaggio da Napoli a Castellammare con 42 Disegni di Achille Gigante

By: Alvino, Francesco

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Associazione Napoletana per i Monumenti e il Paesaggio / Tipografia Gennaro D'Agostino: 1965

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2198606

Condition: Very Good


Limited edition, #398 of 550. Light wear to corners. 1965 Trade Paperback. 310, [5] pp. Plain wrappers, printed dust jacket. Italian text. 1965 reissue of Alvino's 1845 account of 19th century Naples, with 42 illustrations by Achille Gigante. View more info

Image for The Crusade of the Children: A Story of the Middle Ages

The Crusade of the Children: A Story of the Middle Ages

By: American Sunday-School Union

Price: $25.00

Publisher: American Sunday-School Union: 1844

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2199451

Condition: Good


First edition. Boards rubbed, pages foxed and toned, page 19's corner missing (does not affect text). 1844 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 101 pp. 12mo bound in sixes. Black leather spine, marbled boards, gilt titles. The Children's Crusade is the name given to a variety of fictional and factual events which happened in 1212 that combine some or all of these elements: visions by a French or German boy; an intention to peacefully convert Muslims ... View more info

Image for Viaggio da Milano ai Tre Laghi Maggiore, di Lugano e di Como e ne' Monti Che li Circondano

Viaggio da Milano ai Tre Laghi Maggiore, di Lugano e di Como e ne' Monti Che li Circondano

By: Amoretti, C. [Carlo]

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Dalla Tipografia di Giovanni Silvestri: 1814

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 2198736

Condition: Very Good


Fourth edition. Includes fold-out map. Boards lightly rubbed, contemporary owner bookplate (Buri) and modern owner bookplate on front endpaper, lightly foxed. 1814 Half-Leather. 8, 325, [1] pp. 8vo. Fold-out map follows text. A 19th century travelogue of Milan by the scholar, writer, and scientist who taught ecclesiastical law. He was editor of the first scientific magazine published in Milan, wrote what is considered to be the first modern biography of Leonardo ... View more info

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Catherine the Great

By: Anthony, Katharine

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1926

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2270159

Condition: Very Good


Fourth printing. Edges lightly rubbed, faint stains on top page ridge. 1926 Hard Cover. 331 pp. This work is primarily a story wherein Anthony has woven the portrait of a real woman into the pattern of 18th Century politics. The reader is introduced to Catherine, the statesman, who unites Russia, destroys Poland and participates in the American Revolutionary War. The reader also sees Catherine, the jealous mistress of men, who at sixty has a lover of twenty-five. The boo... View more info

Image for Churchill's Trial: Winston Churchill and the Salvation of Free Government

Churchill's Trial: Winston Churchill and the Salvation of Free Government

By: Arnn, Larry P.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Nelson Books: 2015

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2266433

ISBN: 0718096215

Condition: Near Fine


First printing. Spine-head lightly bumped. 2015 Trade Paperback. xxxiii, 376 pp. No statesman shaped the twentieth century more than Winston Churchill. To know Churchill is to understand the combinations of boldness and caution, assertiveness and humility, that define statesmanship at its best. With fresh perspective and insights based on decades of studying and teaching Churchill, Larry P. Arnn explores the greatest challenges faced by Churchill, both in war and in peac... View more info