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Pictures and Royal Portraits Illustrative of English and Scottish History, From the Introduction of Christianity to the Present Time, Archer, Thomas
Pictures and Royal Portraits Illustrative of English and Scottish History, From the Introduction of Christianity to the Present Time
Archer, Thomas
200.00 USD

Russian Life and Society, Appleton, Brevet Captain Nathan
Russian Life and Society
Appleton, Brevet Captain Nathan
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1 (Title page): Description of the Model of Ancient Jerusalem Illustrative of the Sacred Scriputres and Writings of Josephus (Cover title): Description of Ancient Jerusalem Illustrating Brunetti's Beautiful and Original Model Including a Map of the Model and an Engraving from a Daguerroetype
Boston BN, Southhard, Proprietor (and) Geo. C. Rand & Co., Printers 1849 Soft cover Very Good Book 
Original wrappers, slight dampstain to cover. "Third American Edition, July 1, 1849," Fronjtispiece of folding map with different locations named in column on right. One page illustration, a drawing taken from the original photograph. Description of what is shown in the exhibition of the model, plus press and public notices about the exhibition from places other than Boston. 36 pages, plus text on inside and back covers. 4 1/2 by 7 1/2 inches. 
Price: 37.50 USD
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2 A Collection of Several Treatises Concerning the Reasons and Occasions of The Penal Laws (vIZ.) 1. The Execution of Justice not for Religion but for Treason, Dec. 17, 1583. II. Important Considerations by the Secular Priests, Printed A.D. 1601. III The Jesuits Rasons Unreasonable 1662., The Second Edition, Corrected
London "Printed and Sold by Randall Taylor" 1688 Hardcover Good Book 
Bound in later (jbut very well done quarter leather with black title label and gilt lettering, marbled boards. (i-v) 1-58. 6 1/4 x 8 inches. First two pamphlets listed are present. The last one is not 
Price: 47.50 USD
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3 Cherry Blossom Tour, Japan, China, Korea, 1910, Raymond & Whitcomb Co. (ciover title)
Boston Press of Rand Avery Supply Co. 1910 1st Edition Soft cover Fine Book 
Title page: "Tour to Japan, Leaving San Francisco March 5, 1910." The tour is advertised as being on the Pacific Mail steamship ?Mongolia." The tour includes much more than the the places the titles indicate with stops in Hawaii, the Philippines and a homeward train trip by the Trans-Siberian Railway through Siberia and Germany. Attractive booklet, with illustrated cover printed in red and black. Illustrated throughout with photos. Description of each stop. 4 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches. 64 pages. 
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4 Program And Playbill of "Ken-Geki" (The Drama Unusual)
Walla Walla, Wa Keylor Grand Theatre 1928 Soft cover Fine Book 
Original brown wrapper with gilt lettering on front cover. 6 X 9 inches. 19 pages. From the first page, "L. E. Behymer has the distinguished honor of presenting by arrangement with The Japanese-American Dram Society The First and Only Appearance in America of The Imperial Theatre Troupe of Tokio, Japan on their first international tour in "Ken-Geki" (The Drama Unusual). The foremost artists of Japan in the finest interpretation of Japanese Drama ever given". Also with this copy is a 4 page playbill telling about the Keylor Grand Theatre in Walla Walla, Washington. The playbill states the show starts Mitsuru Toyama (Japan's greatest dramatic actor) MME. Koharu Ohara (leading lady in the Imperial Theatre). It also states that the "Ken-Geki" is a two acts, six scenes play. Front cover of program is slightly soiled. Program has also been bent. Playbill has a small soiled spot on the upper corner. Pages are clean. Binding is tight. 
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5 The Diary Of A British Soldier. May 5, 1793-Mar. 4 1795
San Francisco, California. California State Library 1941 1st Edition Soft cover Fine Book 
Original tan wrapper with black lettering on front cover. Black cloth binding. 8 X 10 1/2 inches. 133 pages. This mimeographed copy was published in a small edition. From the title page, "Sutro Branch, California State Library. Occasional Papers. manuscript Series No. 2." From the introduction, "The diary we are here publishing is printed from a manuscript which was probably intended neither for the public nor for posterity. We do not know the history of the manuscript itself except that is was bought by Mr. Sutro in 1885, from Southerley, Wilkinson and Hodge, at an auction in London, the catalogue of which was entitled, "Catalogue of valuable books, the property of a well-know collector," its physical character and condition, was well as its contents, leave no doubt of tits authenticity." It goes on to mention that "..we do not know the identity of the author, we know something of him from the contents of the diary. He appears to have been an nobleman who served as an officer with the British Army in the war against France." A small chip on the edge of the front cover. The head of the spine has been taped. The pages are very clean and complete. Binding is tight. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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6 "Cavendish" Hazell's Annual for 1903: a Cyclopaedic Record of Men and Topics of the Day, Revised to December 31st, 1902.
London Hazell, Watson & Viney 1903 Hardcover Collectible-Very Good Book 
xvii, (16), 750, 65 pages, double column, maps, ads, red cloth with black stamping, 7.5 x 5". Some spotting of cloth, nice tight interior. Eighteenth year of issue. Detailed reference book on the British Empire as well as highlights of "the achievements of the year in regard to Aerial Navigation, Wireless Telegraphy, and Engineering, Railway Development in Persia, Siberia, Canada, and Africa, the negotiations with regard to the Trans-American Canal." 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7 Abbott, Jacob History of Romulus. With Forty-Nine Illustrations.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Henry Altemus Company 1900 Hardcover Collectible-Very Good Book 
iAltemus' Young People's Library, No. 40. x, 244 pages, [16] pages ads; illustrations; bound in light grey cloth with blue and red illustration and lettering on the cover and spine, with uncommon dust jacket under mylar. History of mythical Rome from the story of escape of Aeneas to the capture of the Sabine women. Former owner's name crossed out with a new one added. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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8 Adams, John Balcarres Crag or Nature Rambles in a Country Parish
J. & G. Innes, Ltd. 1932. Cupar-Fife. 1932 Hardcover Collectible-Very Good Book 
First edition. Illustrated cloth. Illustrations. Slight sun fading to spine. The author takes the reader on a stroll to Balcarres Crag and surrounding countryside. He examines the crag to see the crystals of this basalt-looking rock to discover dole rite, or igneous rock. He listens to the springtime choir, led by the freedom-loving missel-thrush in the topmost branch of the old grey ash. He calls attention to the wonders of nature that are all around; we need only stop for a moment and look. and listen. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9 Adams, John Map of South America : The Coast of Brazil
1772 No Binding Collectible-Very Good Book 
10 x 10 1/2 inch map on paper. Multiple fold lines, some chipping. Legend title : "South America. The Coast of Brazil Being Corrected by Mr. John Adams. Anno 1772". Detailed map of South America, "Plate III To face the Title Vol. 1" printed above map and "Thomas Bowen Sculp." printed below. Appears to have been removed from a 3rd edition or later of "A Voyage to South America ." by Don George Juan and Don Antonio de Ulloa, translated by John Adams (Esq. of Waltham Abbey), who also corrected this map as he had resided in South America for several years. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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10 Addison, Julia deWolf Classic Myths in Art Illustrated
Boston L.C. Page & Company 1904 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Book 
Publisher's red cloth binding, beautifully designed with gilt decorations and illustrations on front cover and spine. Scholarly study of ancient Greek and Roman art. 16 illustrations, complete. Title page in red and green. 5 1/4 x 7 7/8 inches. Former owner's inscription on front end paper. 285 pages, including bibliography and index. 
Price: 37.50 USD
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11 Agle, William C. In the Footsteps of Pizarro; or, a Yankee's Five Years Experience in the Klondike of South America
Seattle, Washington The Homer M. Hill Co. 1903 Hardcover Collectible-Very Good Book 
365 pages; map; bound in red cloth, gilt lettering on the cover and spine, oval photograph glued on the cover. Fading to the spine and across the bottom of the cover (1/2 inch). From the introduction: "He tells what he knows about those marvelous gold fields in Peru and Bolivia, and what the prospects are for Americans to develop the country and secure some of the millions of money still hidden in the gravel banks and lodges of the interior". 
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Charles II, Airy, Osmund
12 Airy, Osmund Charles II
Goupil & Co. And Charles Scribner's Sons 1901 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Book 
Limited edition: No. 212 of 300 copies on Japanese Paper. 3/4 black leather with gilt flower decorations and lettering on spine. Raised bands. A very handsome book. Color frontispiece. 50 engraved plates (complete) done by Manzi Joyant & Co., 10 x 12 1/4 inches. Bookplate of Nellie K. Deaver. The slightest of rubbing at two corner tips. 282 pages plus colophon. 
Price: 375.00 USD
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13 Albert, Prince Consort Original Carte De Visite Photo Portrait - Prince Albert, Consort to Queen Victoria
No Binding Collectible-Very Good Book 
Circa 1860s. Original carte de visite photograph portrait (full-length, standing). Card dimensions 2 1/2 x 3 3/4 inches, photo dimensions 2 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches. No photographer or publisher listed. Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1819-1861) was Prince Consort to Queen Victoria, whom he married in 1836. He was instumental in modernizing the British Monarchy. His death in 1861 plunged Queen Victoria into mourning for the rest of her life. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14 Alexandra, Princess of Wales Original Carte De Visite Photo Portrait - Alexandra, Princess of Wales
London London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company 1863 No Binding Collectible-Very Good Book 
Original carte de visite photograph portrait (full length, facing right). Card dimensions 2 1/2 x 4 inches, photo dimensions 2 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches. Under photo, "H. R. H. the Princess of Wales. Sandringham 1863" Alexandra of Denmark (1844-1925) was the daughter of King Christian IX of Denmark. In 1863, she married the eldest son of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, Edward, the Prince of Wales. In 1901, she became the Queen-Empress Consort of King Edward VII. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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15 Alfred, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha Original Carte De Visite Photo Portrait - Prince Alfred, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
No Binding Collectible-Very Good Book 
Circa 1850s. Original carte de visite photograph portrait (full-length, standing). Card dimensions 2 1/2 x 4 inches, photo dimensions 2 x 3 inches. No photographer or publisher listed. Portrait of a young Prince Alfred (1844-1900), second son of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. In 1893, he inherited the title of Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha from his paternal uncle in 1893. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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16 Alice, Princess Original Carte De Visite Photo Portrait - Princess Alice
No Binding Collectible-Very Good Book 
Circa 1860s. Original carte de visite photograph portrait (sitting, profile, facing right). Card dimensions 2 1/2 x 4 inches, photo dimensions 2 x 3 1/4 inches. No photographer or publisher listed. Princess Alice (1843-1878) was the 2nd daughter of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. She married Prince Louis of Hesse in 1862 and eventually became the Grand Duchess of Hesse and by Rhine. She was the mother of Empress Alexandra Feodorovna, the wife of Nicholas II of Russia. 
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17 Allem, Maurice, Editor L'Epopee Napoleonienne Dans La Poesie Francaise. Poemes Choisis et Annotes Par Maurice Allem
Paris Librairie Des Annales 1912 First Edition Hardcover Collectible-Very Good Book 
xii, 290 (1) pp., 16 plates with tissue guards, #683 of a limited edition, beautifully bound in 3/4 navy leather, marbled boards, gilt spine title, gilt top edge, 10 x 6.5". Excellent copy. Poems and other contributions from a wide range of authors. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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18 Allen, George H. The French Revolution; Four Volumes
Philadelphia George Barrie's Sons 1922 Cloth Collectible-Very Good Book 
(1922). Gilt decoration and lettering front covers and spines. Gilt page tops. Numerous illustrations, some in color; most illustrations are copies of paintings, some maps, and some photographs of older buildings. Uncut page sides and bottoms. Some unopened pages. 319 to 366 pages. Vol. II has an 8 x 10 3/4 fold out color map of the Plan of Versailles showing the palace, the Trianons, the gardens, and a portion of the town. Vol. III has an 8 x 10 3/4 color map of Paris and environs. Contents include: Vol. I -- Growth of the French Nation, Splendor of the Bourbon Monarchy in France, The Degradation of the Monarchy, Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette, The American War and its Consequences, The Taking of the Bastille; Vol. II -- Versailles Invaded by the Populace, The Reformers and Their Reforms, Europe and the Revolution, The Constitution of 1791, The Invasion of the Tuileries, The Overthrow of the Monarchy, The September Massacres; Vol. III -- The National Convention, Trial of the King, The Execution of Louis XVI and its Consequences, The Rebellious Reaction Throughout France; Vol. IV -- The Critical Period of the National Defense, The Reign of Terror, Robespierre's Exaltation and Downfall, The Polish Revolution and French Victories, The End of the Convention, Conclusion, etc. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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19 Allen, Philip Schuyler [editor] King Arthur and His Knights : A Noble and Joyous History
New York, New York Rand McNally & Company 1939 Hardcover Collectible-Very Good Book Schaeffer, Mead 
"Windermere Series". xiii, 455 pages; illustrations; black cloth with pasted down color illustration, silver color lettering. The story of King Arthur and his knights written for young adults. Very good clean copy. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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20 Allou, Roger La Campagne De 1870 Recit Des Evenements Militaires Depuis La Declaration De Guerre Jusqu'a La Capitulation De Paris. Woerthe Sedan - Metz - Paris.
Paris Garnier Freres 1871 First Edition Hardcover Collectible-Very Good Book 
xv, 286 (1) pp., engraved frontispiece battle scene, leather backed marbled boards, 7 x 4.5". Tight, some edge wear, top of spine chipped, , very good. History of the Franco-Prussian War. 
Price: 47.50 USD
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