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Rheims and the Battle for its Possession, A panoramic History and Guide [Michelin Illustrated Guides to the Battlefields ]

By: N/A

Price: $21.25

Publisher: Clermont-ferrand, France, Michelin & Co.: 1919

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 7629


1914-1918 Series; B&W maps & photographs; 5 1/4 x 8 1/4; 176 pages; Soft cover looks like stiff boars, but is flexible. Has bumping, rubbing, scuffing, sunning. Pages have sunning, bumping, some light corner creasing. DJ has many small tears and nicks, sunning, rubbing, scuffing, bumping. Pages are overall, clean and tight. Illustrated with many b/w maps and photographs, many of them showing the destruction wrought by the recently concluded war. 2 page color map of Rheim... View more info

John L. Stoddard's Lectures Volume 6

By: N/A

Price: $18.75

Publisher: Boston, Balch Bros.: 1908

Seller ID: 8316


Berlin, Vienna, St. Petersburg, Moscow Series; Vol. 6; B&W Illustrations; 6 14 x 9 14; 336 pages; VOLUME 6 ONLY. Hard bound is half leather, with leather corners and spine, marbled boards. Gold lettering on maroon leather spine. Light rubbing, scuffing to covers. Extremely attractive copy of this title. Silver/green monochrome end papers. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Colored frontispiece, lavishly illustrated with b/w photographs. Covers Berlin; Vien... View more info

ASIL Arabians The Noble Arabian Horses; Fourth Edition: in English and German

By: A S I L [ASIL] Club, Ed. ; Foreword by Georg Olms

Price: $92.50

Publisher: Hildesheim, Germany, ASIL Club/Georg Olms: 1993

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 2755


Cover is black board with gold lettering and club logo on front in German and English; on spine in German, English and Arabic. End pages illustrated. Application form for club laid in at rear. Magnificently illustrated with 500+, mostly color, pictures. Foreword by W. Georg Olms. Printed in Italy. Pages are clean and tight; printed on glossy paper. This is a NEW book! DJ is NEW; and also in cardboard slipcase, also NEW. Book originally sealed in publisher's shrinkwrap, r... View more info

Historic Costume For The Stage

By: Barton, Lucy

Price: $32.25

Publisher: Boston, Walter H. Baker Company: 1963

Edition: Second Revised Edition

Seller ID: 7129


Ex-Library; B&W Illustrations; 10.10 X 7 X 1.80 inches; x, 609 pages; Hardcover is former library book. Has Dewey number on spine and some stamps on end papers, plus a pocket, but otherwise shows little to no signs of being a popular book, or used much. Cover has light rubbing, bumping and some fading. No DJ as issued. Pages are very clean and tight. Lavishly iilustrated by David Sarvis, with a color frontispiece. Originally published in 1935, this is a revised and expan... View more info

The Shadow of the Guillotine Britain and the French Revolution

By: Bindman, David; Contributors Aileen Dawson and Mark Jones

Price: $49.50

Publisher: No Place, Published for the Trustees of the British Museum: 1989

Seller ID: 184


Softcover is heavy, glazed, purple paper withi white lettering on the front and a white spine with black lettering. Pages are clean and tight. This is an exhibition catalogue. Lavishly illustrated with 200 b/w pictures, and 8 color plates. Sections: Before the Revolution; the first year of liberty: Bastille to Federation; the collapse of the French monarchy; the first year of equality, September 1792- June 1793; the second year of equality: France under the guillotine, J... View more info

Treasures Of Versailles A Loan Exhibition from the French Government Organized by the Art Istitute of Chicago 1962-1963

By: Blair, William M. , Foreword

Price: $10.50

Publisher: Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago: 1962

Seller ID: 7120


Exhibition Catalogue Series; B & W illustrations; 10 x 7 3/4; Unpaginated pages; Soft cover is stiff paper, grey spine with black lettering. Previous owner's name sticker inside back cover. Slight bumping. Red endpapers. Pages are clean and tight, still stiff. 60 pages of text and 48 b/w illustrations. Sections cover paintings; drawings; sculpture; furniture and objets d'art. Final leaf, figure 58, has some red color transfer from end papers. Excellent guide which gives ... View more info

Anthony Van Dyck A Life 1599-1641

By: Blake, Robin

Price: $19.95

Publisher: London, Constable & Company Ltd.: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5733


Cover is dark blue with silver lettering on spine. Blue endpapes. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Illustrated with 62 b/w photographs. "This new biography re-evaluates the man not only as a remarkably individual portratist, but as a fully rounded Baroque artist of memorable power...an engrossing account of the public and private life of an unusually driven genius [who started as an apprentice to Sir Peter Paul Reubens]...keeping up a punishing work-rat... View more info

Chaucer And The French Poet Graunson

By: Braddy, Haldeen

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Baton Rouge, La, Louisiana State University Press: 1947

Seller ID: 4080


Cover is heavier red paper with white lettering on spine and front. Pages are clean and tight, as if minimally used. Haldeen Braddy was a prolific author, writing on a vast range of topics. In this title "I have endeavored to tell the whole story of Graunson's [Otho de Graunson; 1375 Chaucer and Otho de Graunson (French knight and poet on whose poems Chaucer drew for his "Complaint of Venus") both receive grants from John of Gaunt] relationship to Chaucer in ... View more info

Historical Costumers of England 1066 - 1956

By: Bradfield, Nancy

Price: $23.75

Publisher: London, George G. Harrap & Company: 1958

Edition: Second Revised Edition

Seller ID: 8855


B&W Illustrations; 7 /2 x 10; 183 pages; Hard cover is blue cloth with gold lettering on spine. Sligh signs of removed sticker on front end paper. Pages are clean and tight. DJ has rubbing, scuffing, bumping, nicking, creasing and multiple closed tears, but is entire. Written and illustrated by Nancy Bradfield. Originally published in 1938, this is a 1963 printing of the 2nd revised, reset and newly illustrated 1958 edition. Title page reads: 'Historical costumes of Engl... View more info

The Georgian Gentleman

By: Brander, Michael

Price: $11.25

Publisher: England, Saxon House: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6404


Hard cover is green with gold lettering on spine. Brown and white monochrome end papers. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with dozens of b/w pictures and 5 color plates. "...Brander penetrates the myths of the Georgian gentleman to show in graphic detail the clothes he wore, his education and travels, hunting, shooting, gaming, wagering, clubbing, duelling, entertainment, servants, wenching, his diet and sanitary habits, the pretence, the financial scrambling, ... View more info

English costume in the age of Elizabeth The sixteenth century

By: Brooke, Iris

Price: $16.75

Publisher: London, A. & C. Black: 1950

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 8093


Ex-Libris; B & W and Color; 6 14 x 9 1/2; 89 pages; Hard cover is orange with white lettering on spine. Previous owner's bookplate inside front board, along with small book store sticker. Orange and white endpapers. Pages are clean and tight. DJ has slight shelf wear, price clipped flap. Illustrated with 20+ pages or pictures, drawn by artist, 5 of them color. 2d edition from 1950, originally printed in 1933. "...threads her way with skill through the intricacies and... View more info

Sexual Practices and the Medieval Church

By: Bullough, Vern L. ; and James A. Brundage

Price: $22.75

Publisher: Buffalo, New York, Prometheus Books: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7037


Sofcover has white spine with red and black lettering. Pages are clean and tight. Inscribed on title page "To Joyce--Best Wishes, Vern Bullough.' includes sections, besides almost half by Byllough, by Jo Ann McNamara, Grethe Jacobsen; James Brundage; Penny S. Gold; Sidney E. Berger; Helen Rodnite Lemay; appendix; bibliography; notes; index. "The medieval period has also been more ignored than the modern one, ...Although some medieval writes such as Chaucer or Boc... View more info

Colonial Latin America

By: Burkholder, Mark A. & Lyman L. Johnson

Price: $13.75

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 2007

Edition: Sixth Edition

Seller ID: 9177


B&W Maps & illustrations; 9.20 X 6.10 X 0.90 inches; x, 436 pages; Soft cover has black spine with red lettering. Light rubbing, scuffing, bumping to covers; bookstore sticker on rear cover. Pages have slight wave/creasing, but are not marked. Illustrated with 8 b/w maps, and dozens of b/w illustrations. Now in its sixth edition, Colonial Latin America provides a concise study of the history of the Iberian colonies in the New World from their preconquest background to th... View more info

THE GLASS HARMONICA A Lexicon of the Fantastical [ 1st ]

By: Byfield, Barbara Ninde

Price: $47.75

Publisher: New York, Macmillan Company: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7994


Hard cover is red, with gold lettering on spine. Brown end papers. Pages are clean and tight, except for the inscription on front end paper. Book is arranged alphabetically. Charming drawings provided by the author. Stated 'first printing' on the copyright page. "...offers the last word on heralds, hermits, and humbugs. On princesses and apprentices. On crones, thrones, and gnomes. On leeches, trulls and, of course, buried treasure. It distinguishes nicely castles fr... View more info

A Treatise on the Decorative Part of Civil Architecture 1968 Edition

By: Chambers, William

Price: $147.50

Publisher: New York, Benjamin Blom, Inc. Publisher: 1968

Seller ID: 5258


Hardcover is green with gold, blind stamped design and lettering on front and spine. Pages are clean and tight, almost as if unused. Pinkish end papers. First published in London in 1791. Introduction by John Harris, Curator Drawings Collection, Royal Institute of British Architecture [RIBA]. Has a copy of the original title page from 1791. Lavishly illustrated with 100+ b/w drawings and diagrams. "...may well be described as the Englishman's Palladio and Vignola, fo... View more info

Wedding Cakes and Cultural History

By: Charsley, Simon R.

Price: $45.75

Publisher: London, Routledge: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6100


Book may appear different than one shown. Soft cover is heavy, cream colored, glazed paper, with black lettering on front. Black spine with white lettering. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Has 4 b/w illustrations. Chapters are: the British wedding cake in the late 20th century; how distinctive is the British cake?; cultural creation: myth, history and language; when the wedding cake was not yet and might never have been; great cakes, plum (b) cakes and b... View more info

Masterpieces From The Hermitage Leningrad: Western European Art of the 15th-20th Centuries: 10 March - 1 May 1988 Art Gallery of New South Wales; 13 May - 3 July 1988 National Gallery of Victoria

By: Chernenko, Irena, translator

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Australia, International Cultural Corp. of Australia, Ltd.: 1988

Seller ID: 1038


Published in 1988 by International Cultural Corp. Of Australia, Ltd.. Soft cover is in fine condition. Pages are clean and tight; printed on high quality, glossy paper. Translated into English by Irena Chernenko. Extensivily illustrated with 23 b/w and 30 color photographs of drawings and paintings. This is the exhibition catalogue of the Hermitage collections which was exhibited from March-July 1988 at the Art Gallery of New South Wales and National Gallery of Victoria,... View more info

David: A Biography

By: Cohen, Barbara

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Clarion Books/Houghton Mifflin Company: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4112


Cover is hardbound red, with gold embosses symbol in center, black spine, gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Includes: Cast of Characters; 12 Tribes of Israel; Map; First Words; David and various others; Last Words; Index. Nice biography of David, King of Ancient Israel. ; Map; 7 3/4 x 9 1/2; 108 pages; Cover has slight bumping and shelf wear. DJ has light rubbing/scuffing, shelf wear. View more info

Spirit of the Wind Horse in Saudi Arabia

By: Collie, Keith & Angelo Pesce

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Immel Publishing: 1982

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 5792


Hardcover is textured brown with gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. End pages are brown. Exhaustively illustrated with 100+ glorious color photographs. Color map of Saudi Arabia. Sections are: Introduction; Arab Horse Races; National Guard; Equestrian Club, Riyadh; Research Center, Dirab; King Abdul Aziz University Equestrian Club, Jeddah; Around Riyadh; Around Jeddah. 'These unique photographs bring the image of the Arabian horse up ... View more info

Stud Adventures in Breeding

By: Conley, Kevin

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New York City, Bloomsbury Publishing: 2002

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 9594


Cover is black with gold lettering on spine. Brown monochrome endpapers. Pages are clean and tight. This is a NEW book. Looks at the elite, exclusive world of thoroughbred horse breeding, which must still be done by live cover for the foal to be eligible for registry with The Jockey Club [the thoroughbred, race horse registry]. Also looks at Quarter Horses and Standardbreds, as well as wild/feral horses. Every horse you see in a horse race, in America and most English sp... View more info