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Original Carte De Visite Photo Portrait - Princess Alice

By: Alice, Princess

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 15099

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


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. View more info

L'Epopee Napoleonienne Dans La Poesie Francaise. Poemes Choisis et Annotes Par Maurice Allem

By: Allem, Maurice, Editor

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Paris, Librairie Des Annales: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6827

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


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. View more info

The French Revolution; Four Volumes

By: Allen, George H.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, George Barrie's Sons: 1922

Seller ID: 5121

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


(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 a... View more info

King Arthur and His Knights : A Noble and Joyous History

By: Allen, Philip Schuyler [editor]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Rand McNally & Company: 1939

Seller ID: 14104

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


"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. View more info

La Campagne De 1870 Recit Des Evenements Militaires Depuis La Declaration De Guerre Jusqu'a La Capitulation De Paris. Woerthe Sedan - Metz - Paris.

By: Allou, Roger

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Paris, Garnier Freres: 1871

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6834

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


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. View more info

Spain and the Spaniards. Translated from the Tenth Edition of the Italian By Stanley Rhoads Yarnall

By: Amicis, Edmondo De

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Henry T. Coates & Co.: 1895

Edition: First Edition of This Translation

Seller ID: 13127

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


2 volumes; red cloth with rare 19th Century red cloth dust wrappers. I: 293 pages; illustrations. II: 292 pages; illustrations, folding map; index. View more info

The Macaroni Tree : A Medley of Fancies and Fairies from the Land of Make Believe

By: Amsden, Dora

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Santa Barbara, California, Wallace Hebberd: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 14580

Condition: Collectible-Fine


58 pages; drawings; tan publisher's binding with red lettering and fairy illustration. Inscribed by the author on front flyleaf - "Walter T. Burton. from his very sincere and grateful friend, Dora Amsden. Berkeley, June 26th, 1927" in ink. A children's book about fairies. Former owner's bookplate removed from front pastedown, with some residual glue. Fine copy, signed of this unusual children's book. View more info

A'chu and Other Stories.

By: Anderson, Emma T.

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Review & Herald Publishing Assn.: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10649

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


358 pages; illustrations; bound in yellow cloth with black lettering with illustration on the cover. The author was a 7th Day Adventist missionary in China and he has included various stories related to the subject and China. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. " Birthplace of William Shakespeare, Stratford-on Avon, England."

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Meadville, PA, Keystone View Company:

Seller ID: 9421

Condition: Collectible-Fine


# 3009 (354). Stereograph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside about the so called 'birthplace' of William Shakespeare owned by the Shakespeare Society. Photograph of a two-story house of Elizabethan style with a child in front of the dwelling. Clean copy. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "Fujiyama, the Great Sacred Mountain of Japan"

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Strohmeyer & Wyman: 1896

Seller ID: 016151

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Original stereocard on tan board. Board dimensions 7 x 3 1/2 inches, photograph dimensions 6 x 3 inches. Title at base of photos. Some rubbing on edges. View of Japanese person carrying a pole with two large baskets of hay on each side in front of Mount Fujiyama. Fading over the years have made the image of the mountain very faint, but the farm and laborer are very clear. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "Market Place, Cologne, Germany"

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Strohmeyer & Wyman: 1894

Seller ID: 015718

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Original stereocard on tan boards. Board dimensions 7 x 3 1/2 inches, photograph dimensions 6 x 3 inches. Title at base of photos. View of busy marketplace held in a park. View more info

Lawlor's Picture Post Cards : Views of Saint Vincent, W. I.

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Saint Vincent, Thos. Lawlor & Co.:

Seller ID: 016509

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Circa 1900. Six 5 1/2 x 3 1/2 inch black and white postcards, stapled with a red paper wrapper, significantly chipped. The postcards show views of Saint Vincent, an island in Southeastern Caribbean. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph: "Hauling Snow for Water Supply, Belgica Antarctic Expedition 1897-99."

By: Anonymous

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Keystone View Company:

Seller ID: 8176

Condition: Collectible-Fine


3 1/4 x 7 inches. Numbered 344-13326 by the publisher. From the two columns of text on the back, which discusses the history of Antarctic exploration: "The view shows the (ship) Belgica frozen in the ice. The silors are seen hauling a sled load of snow to the ship to melt into water." View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph: "Roald Amundsen, Discoverer of the South Pole, Dec. 16, 1911, Inspecting Ice Field Near Glacier, Anarctic Ocean."

By: Anonymous

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Keystone View Company:

Seller ID: 8182

Condition: Collectible-Fine


3 1/4 x 7 inches. Numbered 346-13327 by the publisher. In the two columns of text on the back Amundsen, his life and discoveries are discussed. It states that this photograph, which shows him walking in the distance, was taken "just a few days after he with four companions, had discovered the southern-most end of the earth." View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "Husking Coconuts, Near Pagsanjan, Island of Luzon, P.I."

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Meadville, PA, Keystone View Company:

Seller ID: 8970

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Image # 10074 T (T311). Stereograph gray card ( 7 x 3 1/2 inch) with comments printed on the back. Photo of several workers husking the coconuts under palm trees. A seasoned worker can husk up to 3000 coconuts a day! Nice bright image. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "Victoria Falls on the Zambesi River, Rhodesia, Africa."

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Meadville, PA, Keystone View Company:

Seller ID: 9366

Condition: Collectible-Fine


# 17004 (576). Stereograph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside about the Falls which wer discovered by europeans (Livingston) in 1855 in Zimbabwe where the Zambesi River breakes out of the highlands of central Africa. They are a mile wide and 400 feet hight with as much water volume as Niagara Falls. Nice visual from the eastern side with the falls in full flow. Quite a striking image. Nice clean copy. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "Midnight Sun, North Cape, Lapland."

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Meadville, PA, Keystone View Company:

Seller ID: 9385

Condition: Collectible-Fine


# 15774 (414). Stereograph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside about North Cape, 4 degrees north of the Arcitic Circle, and land of 24 hour sunlight. At the cape is a granite column put up in honour of King Oscar II in 1873 with a quote from Longfellow. View off a masted vessel looking toward the cape and sun. Clean copy. View more info

The Cathedrals of England and Wales

By: Anonymous

Price: $37.50

Publisher: London, T. Werner Laurie: 1907

Seller ID: 8412

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Three volumes, first, second and third series. Second edition of first two volumes, first edition of third. 1906-07. Publisher's purple cloth with some fading to spines. Photo illustrated. Slight hinge cracking. 282, 300 and 328 pages. Indexed. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "The Sacred Shrine on Cholula and 'Old Popocatapetl,' Cholula, Mexico."

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Meadville, PA, Keystone View Company: 1900

Seller ID: 9032

Condition: Collectible-Fine


No. 10865 (7). Stereograph tan card (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside. View taken from the top of one of the pyramids in Cholula looking towards the volcano Popocatapetl. A large stone cross has been erected on the top of the pyramid which dominates the scene. Nice clean copy with 'Henry H. Cummings' stamped on the back. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph. "Westminster Abbey.West Towers."

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Stereoscopic Gems.:

Seller ID: 9066

Condition: Collectible-Fine


# 13. Stereograph on green card (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with title 'London and Neighbourhood" and "Stereoscopic Gems" on the ends. Nice view of the West Tower entrance to the famed Westminster Abbey. Clean copy. View more info