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  • A Plain Letter to the Lord Chancellor on the Infant Custody Bill

    By Caroline Norton

    Our Price: $40.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789110171893
    • Publisher: Bruce Rogers
    • Published: 1922
    LIMITED to 150 copies. Heavy bumping to spine ends with wear to boards. Light offsetting to f.f.e.p. VG.
  • A St. Helena Who's Who: or a Directory of the Island During the Captivity of Napolean

    By Arnold Chaplin

    Our Price: $75.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789110785434
    • Publisher: Arthur L. Humphrey's
    • Published: 1919
    8vo. 2nd edition revised and enlarged. Some wear to extremeties of covers. Foxing to endpapers, leaves quite bright. VG/--.
  • Afghanistan: Land in Transition (The Asia Library)

    By Mary Bradley Watkins

    Our Price: $10.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781299163317
    • Publisher: D. Van Nostrand Company, Inc.
    • Published: 1963
  • At Home in Fiji

    By C.F. Gordon Cumming

    Our Price: $40.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111246842
    • Publisher: A.C. Armstrong & Son
    • Published: 1883
    8vo. Later edition. Tears to pastedowns at hinges. Chip to spine head. Silverfishing to edges. VG.
  • Belgique, France, Grande Bretagne Et Irland

    By Lois Dabbadie

    Our Price: $150.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781499108194
    • Publisher: GENERAL PRINTING & STATIONERY
    • Published: 1919
    8vo. LIMITED NUMBERED EDITION, one of 50 copies. Warmly INSCRIBED by the author to Mauritian poet Leoville L'Homme. Text in French. Original wrappers bound in half morocco over marbled boards. Spine rubbed with soiling and a little bowing to boards; a little chipping to extremities. Darkened leaves. VG.
  • Christofel Colonus [Spine title]: A bound volume of mounted engravings related to Christopher Columbus

    By Christopher Columbus

    Our Price: $275.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111810067
    • Publisher: n.p.
    • Published: Various
    4to. Bound volume containing 45, primarily 19th-century, mounted engravings relating to Christopher Columbus, interspersed with a later edition of Sir Arthur Helps' Life of Columbus, its leaves mounted in frame and comprising the final 262 pages (followed by binders blanks). Bound in full white cloth, titled 'Christofel Colonus' in black to spine. VG.
  • Constantine Porphyrogenitus and His World

    By Arnold Toynbee

    Our Price: $125.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781499636437
    • Publisher: Oxford University Press
    • Published: 1973
    8vo. 1st edition. Minor bumping to edges of covers. Small scrape and stain from from removal of small price sticker at front paste down. Some toning to edges of text block. Rubbing and edgewear to price-clipped d.j. VG/VG.
  • Corpus Juris Publici S.R. Imperii Academicum,

    By Johann Jacob Schmauss

    Our Price: $135.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789110960978
    • Publisher: Johann Ernst Fritschen
    • Published: 1727
    8vo. 2nd edition. Full leather. Text in German and Latin. Heavy rubbing and scratching to boards. Spine perished. Lacking free endpapers with bookplate and soiling to pastedowns. Fair.
  • Diary of Samuel Pepys

    By Samuel Pepys

    Our Price: $300.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111948692
    • Publisher: Macmillan and Co.
    • Published: 1918
    9 volumes. 8vo. Dark blue half-morocco. Top edge gilt. Slight fading to spines. Light wear to binding, with shallow chipping to heads of spines of some volumes. Christmas card (dated 1924) affixed to front paste-down of vol. 1. Frontis in vol. 1 present but detached. VG. THE SET:
  • Donaldson Family Record

    By James H. Slipper

    Our Price: $25.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781499721188
    • Publisher: MACGOWAN & SLIPPER
    (New York)(MacGowan & Slipper) 4to. 1st edition. Fading, slight fraying, and staining to cloth boards. Cracking to hinge. Damp stain to text block. G/--.
  • Donaldson Family Record

    By James H. Slipper

    Our Price: $25.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781499721225
    • Publisher: MACGOWAN & SLIPPER
    (New York)(MacGowan & Slipper) 4to. 1st edition. Light chipping and rubbing to spine. Damp stain to text block. VG/--.
  • Earl Rognvald and his Forbears

    By Catherine Stafford Spence

    Our Price: $25.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789110528925
    • Publisher: T. Fisher Unwin
    • Published: 1896
    8vo. 1st edition. T.e.g. Faintly musty. Moderate shelfwear to cloth, gently bumped at extremities, with minor fraying to spine ends, rubbing along joints, and mild soiling to boards. Offsetting to endpapers, with p.o. signature and a few stray pencil and crayon marks to f.f.e.p. Sparse foxing to leaves. VG/--.
  • Fijian Village

    By Buell Quain

    Our Price: $35.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111246354
    • Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
    • Published: 1948
    8vo. Quarter leather over marbled paper boards. Some rubbing to leather at spine title. VG.
  • Folk-Lore from the Cape Verde Islands (2 volumes)

    By Elsie Clews Parsons

    Our Price: $150.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111213875
    • Publisher: The American Folk-Lore Society
    • Published: 1923
    8vo. 2 volumes. 1st edition. T.e.g. Minor chipping and wear to cloth joints, corners and spine ends. Rubbing to gilt on spines. Hinges slightly over-opened. Minor bumping to fore-edge of leaves. VG/--. THE SET:
  • From El Alamein to the River Sangro [Together with] Normandy to the Baltic

    By [ ] Bernard Law Montgomery

    Our Price: $1,200.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111111454
    • Publisher: Privately Printed [And] Hutchinson & Co, Ltd
    • Published: 1946
    (Berlin). (1946). 2 volumes. 8vo. 1st editions. INSCRIBED by Montgomery in 'El Alamein' volume to painter Oswald Birley, 'on completion of the portrait,' and dated '1-7-48'; 'Normandy' volume with pencil ownership signature of Oswald Birley. Original cloth, with all maps, and diagrams (many folding). Heavy chipping to upper spine of 'El Alamein' with loss up to 3/4', with additional chipping along front joint. Minor wear to covers of 'Normandy' volume, with bumping to the corners. VG. THE SET:

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