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Wines of the World

By: N/A

Price: $7.00

Publisher: DK: 2006

Seller ID: 2297732

ISBN: 0756605172

Condition: Fine


A fine copy. 2006 Soft Cover. 688 pp. Ecompassing thirty-five major wine-producing regions, this compact, illustrated handbook identifies wines made in France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Africa, Australia, New Zealand, North and South America, and the Far East and furnishes helpful information on top producers, must-have vintages, grape varieties, wineries, and more. View more info

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American Poetry: The Nineteenth Century, Volume 1: Freneau to Whitman (The Library of America)

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Library of America: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2262955

ISBN: 0940450607

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Page ridges very faintly foxed. 1993 Hard Cover. xxiii, 1099 pp. In nineteenth-century America, poetry was part of everyday life, as familiar as a hymn, a love song, a patriotic exhortation. The two volumes of The Library of America’s American Poetry: The Nineteenth Century reveal the vigor and diversity of a tradition embracing solitary visionaries and congenial storytellers, humorists and dissidents, songwriters and philosophers. These extraordinary anthologies reassess America’s poetic legacy with a comprehensive sweep that no previous anthology has attempted. Extending c... View more info

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The Saturday Evening Mail, New York, January 23, 1915

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Mail and Express, Co.: 1915

Seller ID: 2268336

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy. 1915 Magazine. 16 pp. Cover art: cossack on guard in a pass of the Caucasus. Black-and-white photographs include: scenes of Italy's earthquake; two great leaders of the German armies; sidelights on the Great War; little Servia's heroic defense; actual scenes in the titanic conflict between Germans and Russians; pajama costume for housework; with the amateur photographers; 1,500 at plaza civic ball aid save-a-home fund; stage stars in new roles. View more info

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The Saturday Evening Mail, New York, March 27, 1915

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Mail and Express, Co.: 1915

Seller ID: 2268340

Condition: Good


Pages 3-14 loose from binding but included, half-inch tear along top edge of front wrapper, pages 15-16 of People's Popular Monthly, February, 1915 laid in. 16 pp. Cover art: terror of the sea: new U.S. submarine, rising after eighteen hours under water. Black-and-white photographs include: Germans pay honor to Prince Bismarck; Italy and the war of the nations; world's champion gunners on the United States battleship Texas; great exposition of photographic arts and industries; war across Europe as Spring breaks; Springtime in Fifth Avenue; with the amateur photographers; notable persons in off... View more info

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The Saturday Evening Mail, New York, June 5, 1915

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Mail and Express, Co.: 1915

Seller ID: 2268343

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy. 1915 Magazine. 16 pp. Cover art: an ambush, photo by Paul Thompson. Black-and-white photographs include: where the Russians and Teutonic Allies are grappling to the death; king commands Italy's big army; governor's island party for army relief; London riots against Germans and Austrians; great work of autos in the World War; how the German army fights in the siege war across Northern France; Follies of 1915, Ziegfeld variety; with the amateur photographers. View more info

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We Speak from the Air: Broadcasts by the R.A.F.

By: N/A

Price: $7.00

Publisher: His Majesty's Stationery Office: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2283122

Condition: Very Good


First edition - a paperback original. Wrapper edges lightly rubbed, smudge on front wrapper, ink stamp on half-title page. 1942 Soft Cover. 72 pp. Men of the R.A.F. describe their own experiences in their own words. These accounts of operations over Germany, France, Holland, Belgium, Britain, Norway, Italy, the North Sea, the English Channel and the Atlantic give us the human stories behind the official communiques, and show us the great range and effectiveness of our Air Power. The narratives are selected from over 280 broadcasts, given anonymously by the R.A.F. and W.A.A.F. during 1941. View more info

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The Museum Journal, University of Pennsylvania, March 1920, Vol. XI, No. 1 [Volume 11, Number One]

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The University Museum: 1920

Seller ID: 2289508

Condition: Very Good


Two one-inch tears along edges of front wrapper. 1920 Soft Cover. 80 pp. The Museum Journal, University of Pennsylvania, March 1920, Vol. XI, No. 1. For art. For science. For civilization. CONTENTS: Foreword; By Louis Shotridge: Ghost of Courageous Adventurer; By H. U. Hall, Fetish Figures of Equatorial Africa; By Stephen B. Luce, Attic Vases from Orvieto; By Stephen B. Luce: Ancient Helmets from Italy; By Wm. C. Farabee, A Newly Acquired Wampum Belt. View more info

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And So My Garden Grows (The Mother Goose Library)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 1969

Seller ID: 2291335

ISBN: 0437765040

Condition: Very Good


No publisher date (circa 1969). No jacket. Board corners lightly rubbed, ink gift note on front flyleaf verso. Unpaginated. From silver bells and cockle shells to roof-top flower pots, every kind of garden grows in these pictures of 19th-Century Italy.--Rear board. Illustrations by Peter Spier. View more info

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The Marvelous Record of the 19th Century: Its Noted Men and Great Events

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 2292294

Condition: Fair


Lacks title/copyright page and first couple pages of table of contents. Circa late 1800s/early 1900s. 665 pp. Green boards. Includes black-and-white plates. CONTENTS: The Threshold of the Century; Napoleon Bonaparte: The Man of Destiny; Europe in the Grasp of the Iron Hand; The Decline and Fall of Napoleon's Empire; Nelson and Wellington, the Champions of England; From the Napoleonic Wars to 1830; Bolivar, the Liberator of Spanish America; Great Britain as a World Empire; The Great Reform Bill and the Corn Laws; Turkey, the Sick Man of Europe; The European Revolution of 1848; Louis Napoleon an... 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

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The Art of the Pitti Palace, with a Short History of the Building of the Palace, and Its Owners, and an Appreciation of Its Treasures

By: Addison, Julia de Wolf

Price: $15.00

Publisher: L.C. Page & Company: 1904

Seller ID: 2199664

Condition: Very Good


Early reprint. Spine toned. 1904 Hard Cover. ix, 389 pp. 8vo. Blue-grey cloth, gilt titles, decoration & rules, gilt top page ridge. A survey of the famous gallery which focuses on the Golden Age of painting in Italy. View more info

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A Long Fatal Love Chase

By: Alcott, Louisa May

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Dell Book: 1997

Seller ID: 2295964

ISBN: 0440223016

Condition: Very Good


Spine and front wrapper creased, pages faintly toned. 1997 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 356 pp. I'd gladly sell my soul to Satan for a year of freedom, cries impetuous Rosamond Vivian to her callous grandfather. Then, one stormy night, a brooding stranger appears in her remote island home, ready to take Rosamond to her word. Spellbound by the mysterious Philip Tempest, Rosamond is seduced with promises of love and freedom, then spirited away on Tempest's sumptuous yacht. But she soon finds herself trapped in a web of intrigue, cruelty, and deceit. ... View more info

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The Divine Comedy; The Carlyle-Wicksteed Translation, Complete and Unabridged (Modern Library Editions ML 208)

By: Alighieri, Dante; Grandgent, C.H. (Introduction), Carlyle-Wicksteed (Translators); Wilkins, Ernest H. (Bibliography)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Modern Library: 1950

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2298556

Condition: Near Fine


Includes original jacket, with 393 titles listed on reverse. 1950 Hard Cover. xxi, [1], 625, [1] pp. 8-page terminal publisher ad. 1950 reissue of 1932 Modern Library original, this edition including a new bibliography by Ernest H. Wilkins. Also includes introduction by C.H. Grandgent, and genealogical tables following text. The classic narrative of Dante's journey through the depths of hell, purgatory, and paradise, with Virgil as his guide. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Dante Alighieri (May/June c.1265 – September 14, 1321), commonly known as Dante, was an Italian poet of the Middle Ages. He was born ... View more info

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Anthony Adverse in Africa (Dell Mapback No. 283)

By: Allen, Hervey

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Dell: 1949

Seller ID: 2148535

Condition: Good


Wrappers starting to delaminate. 1949 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Young, restless, eager for adventure, Anthony unexpectedly finds himself master of a large plantation and slave establishment in steaming, equatorial Africa, far from the tranquility of his native Livorno, Italy. View more info

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Anthony Adverse in Italy (Dell Mapback, 281)

By: Allen, Hervey

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Dell Publishing Company:

Seller ID: 1807849

Condition: Very Good


Front hinge starting. We have more books available by this author!. 288 pp. Author of Bedford Village, The Forest and the Fort, Toward the Morning. The first of three Story Units adapted from the novel Anthony Adverse. View more info

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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 in the Holy Land to Christianity; bands of children marching to Italy; and children being sold into slavery. A study publishe... View more info

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The Wine Atlas of Italy & Traveller's Guide to the Vineyards

By: Anderson, Burton

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Simon and Schuster: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2199171

ISBN: 0671696211

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Near fine in very good jacket. 1 inch chip from rear jacket corner. 1990 Large Hardcover. 320 pp. An illustrated guide to Italian wines and vineyards, with detailed information, color photographs, and maps throughout. View more info

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Edward Ardizzone: Diary of a War Artist

By: Ardizzone, Edward

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Bodley Head: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2294623

ISBN: 0370104986

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket edges very lightly rubbed. 1974 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 213 pp. Edward Ardizzone's diary begins with the invasion of Sicily in July 1943. It is a very personal and hitherto private daily record, in words and pictures, of the Italian Campaign from Sicily in July 1943 to Ravenna in March 1945, with occasional leaves in Cairo and a brief switch to the Normandy landings in June 1944. Finally the artist went to Germany for the mopping-up operations in April and May of 1945. As a War Artist Edward Ardizzone's job was to paint watercolour ... View more info

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Switzerland and the Adjacent Portions of Italy, Savoy, and the Tyrol: Handbook for Travellers

By: Baedeker, K. [Karl]

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Karl Baedeker: 1891

Seller ID: 2202712

Condition: Good


Marbled page ridges. Front and rear hinges starting, ink name to front endpaper. 1891 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxviii, 498 pp. With 39 maps, 11 plans, and 21 panoramas. CONTENTS: I. Northern Switzerland; II. Lake of Lucerne and Environs. The St. Gotthard.; III. The Bernese Oberland; IV. Western Switzerland. Lake of Geneva. Lower Valley of the Rhone.; V. Savoy, the Valais, and the adjacent Italian Alps; VI. S.E. Switzerland. The Grisons.; VII. The Italian Lakes; List of Maps; Panoramas and Views; Plans of Towns; Abbreviations. Keywords: BAEDEKER HANDBOOK FOR TRA... View more info

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The Naval Institute Guide to Combat Fleets of the World, 2002-2003: Their Ships, Aircraft, and Systems

By: Baker, A.D.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press: 2002

Seller ID: 2287158

ISBN: 1557502420

Condition: Near Fine


Spine faded. 2002 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. xiii, [1], 1129, [9] pp. This popular navy guide is internationally acknowledged as the world's leading one-volume reference to the world's naval and paranaval forces. Comprehensive, authoritative and affordable, it is updated biennially to include accurate and timely data about the composition of the afloat, coastal defense, and aviation arms of more than one hundred eighty countries and territories, including coast guards and other armed maritime government services. Both major fleets like those of the United St... View more info

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Dreams, Waking Thoughts and Incidents

By: Beckford, William [Thomas]; Gemmett, Robert J.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press: 1971

Seller ID: 2198602

ISBN: 0838676480

Condition: Very Good


Owner bookplate on front endpaper, jacket lightly rubbed and toned, jacket price clipped. 1971 Hard Cover. 328 pp. 8vo. Edited, with an introduction and notes, by Robert J. Gemmett. A travel memoir by the British writer best known for Vathek, a pseudo-Oriental Gothic novel, but also notable for his extensive collection of art (much of which now resides in museums), and his construction of Fonthill Abbey and Lansdown Tower. Practically a verbatim reprint of the suppressed edition of 1783... [published] in 1834 as the first volume of Italy; with some Sketches of Spain and Portugal. The 1783 edit... View more info

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Observations on Italy.

By: Bell, John

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Wells and Lilly: 1826

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2198798

Condition: Good


First American edition. Rebacked with plain brown cloth, new headband, endpapers, and flyleaves. Boards lightly foxed with minor internal chip to paper on rear board, a few text pages lightly foxed. 1826 Hard Cover. xii, 331 pp. 8vo. A 19th century Italian travelogue [o]n Milan, Florence, Rome and Naples, in 1817-18, by the Scottish anatomist and fellow of the Royal Academy of Surgeons who is considered an innovator in the field of vascular surgery (Pine-Coffin 8178. This work is based on a journey to Italy Bell undertook as an effort to improve his health following a fall from his horse. His ... View more info

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Father, Dear Father

By: Bemelmans, Ludwig

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Viking Press: 1953

Seller ID: 2196182

Condition: Very Good


Envelope attached to front paste-down endpaper, pages toned. Jacket toned. 1953 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. v, 247 pp. Barbara Bemelmans, the pre-teen daughter of Ludwig Bemelmans, accompanied by her poodle, Little Bit, leads her father on a glorious romp through Europe. Barbara sees everything for the first time through young eyes, so does Little Bit; and so does Ludwig that unsophisticated and merry sophisticate. Starting in New York, their trail leads them joyfully to France, Austria and Italy and ends at Christmas in New York's Bowery where Barbara concludes t... View more info

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The Invention of the Renaissance Woman: The Challenge of Female Independence in the Literature and Thought of Italy and England

By: Benson, Pamela Joseph

Price: $6.00

Publisher: The Pennsylvania State University Press: 1992

Seller ID: 2279076

ISBN: 0271008148

Condition: Very Good


Spine faintly toned, minor general wear, ink name on half-title page. 1992 Trade Paperback. x, 325 pp. During the Renaissance the nature of womankind was a major topic of debate. Numerous dialogues, defenses, paradoxes, and tributes devoted to sustaining woman's excellence were published, and in them history was rewritten to include the achievements of womankind. Often these texts demonstrate that women are capable of acting with prudence, temperance, fortitude, and justice, and thus are capable of being independent of male political and moral authority. Pamela Benson argues that the writers u... View more info

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The Most Beautiful Country Towns of Tuscany (Most Beautiful Villages Series)

By: Bentley, James; Ramsay, Alex

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Thames & Hudson: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2194713

ISBN: 0500510520

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket flap price-clipped, jacket flaps very lightly toned. 2001 Large Hardcover. 208 pp. Author of the highly successful 'The Most Beautiful Villages of Tuscany', James Bentley, with photographer Alex Ramsay, has now turned his attention to the equally beautiful towns of Tuscany. Traveling from north to south, as in the Villages volume, we encounter first the towns with substantial Etruscan and Romanesque features, then the walled towns of central Tuscany, followed by the coastal and thermal communities of the south. The country towns described and photographed in this book hav... View more info

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Great Railway Stations of Europe

By: Binney, Marcus; Hamm, Manfred; Foehl, Axel

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Thames & Hudson: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2295694

ISBN: 0500013462

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Top page ridge very faintly foxed. Minor general wear. 1985 Large Hardcover. 144 pp. Includes 107 illustrations, 50 in color. Briefly traces the history of railway stations, shows stations in Britain, Germany, Finland, Italy, Spain, Portugal, France, Belgium, and Holland, and describes each terminal's background. View more info

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The Boy Scouts in Russia

By: Blaine, Captain John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Saalfield Publishing Company: 1916

Seller ID: 2280444

Condition: Good


One inch tear to jacket spine head and to jacket spine base, jacket edges rubbed with a few small chips and small tears. Ink stamp and pencil name on second blank, pages lightly toned. 1916 Hard Cover. 240 pp. Illustrated by E.A. Furman. John Blaine wrote the Boy Scout series in the first part of the 20th century. Books included in the series are The Boy Scouts in Europe, The Boy Scouts in Italy, The Boy Scouts in Turkey, The Boy Scouts in England, The Boy Scouts in Servia, The Boy Scouts in Germany, The Boy Scouts in Russia (1916), The Boy Scouts in France, and The Boy Scouts in the Netherlan... View more info

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The Decameron, or Ten Days' Entertainment of [Giovanni] Boccaccio.

By: Boccaccio, Giovanni

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Calvin Blanchard: 1855

Seller ID: 2272713

Condition: Good


No date, circa 1855. Rear hinge loosening, boards soiled, spine toned with loss of gilt, front free endpaper removed. We have more books available by this author!. 500, [4] pp. Lavender blind-stamped cloth, gilt titles. Illustrated with 18 steel engravings. Boccaccio's 14th century collection of 100 stories, controversial at the time for its inclusion of erotic themes, and important today for the details it provides about life in Italy at the time. View more info

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The Decamerone di Messer Giovanni Boccaccio. in Three Volumes. [Decameron]

By: Boccaccio, Giovanni

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Guglielmo Pickering: 1825

Seller ID: 2281490

Condition: Very Good


Edges rubbed, spine labels mostly absent, minor splits to spine heads and feet along joints, first gathering of volume 1 (free endpaper, flyleaf, and half-title page) loose but included. An attractive set that could be beautiful with some minor restorations. 1825 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. Complete in three volumes. cxxxv, [1], 228, [2]; [229]-586, [2]; [587]-967, [3] pp. 8vo. Full sheep, morocco spine labels, gilt titles and decorations, all edges marbled, marbled endpapers. Italian text. Boccaccio's 14th century collection of 100 stories, controversial at the... View more info

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The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio

By: Boccaccio, Giovanni; Aldington, Richard

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Garden City Books: 1949

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2283725

Condition: Very Good


Reissue. Fore-edge and jacket reverse lightly foxed. 1949 Hard Cover. xxviii, 562 pp. Boccaccio's 14th century collection of 100 stories, controversial at the time for its inclusion of erotic themes, and important today for the details it provides about life in Italy at the time. Includes beautiful two-tone illustrations by Rockwell Kent. View more info