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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

The Industrial and Provident Societies Act, 1893; With an Introduction by J. C. Gray

By: Anonymous

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Co-operative Union Limited. 1894. Manchester.: 1894

Seller ID: 3298

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Cloth. Gilt decorations and lettering on front cover and spine. From the Introduction and Explanatory Notes: "The Friendly Societies Act, 1834. allowed of the formation of societies for any "purpose which is not illegal". "The Friendly Societies Ac t, 1846. allowed of the establishment of societies 'for the frugal investment of the savings of the members, for better enabling them to purchase food, firing, clothes, for other necessaries, or the tools or implements of their trade or calling, or to provide for the education of their children or kindred'". Other amendments to t... View more info

Hand-Book of Italian Literature : Historical, Biographical and Critical

By: Anonymous

Price: $37.50

Publisher: London, W. and R. Chambers: 1853

Seller ID: 3416

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Embossed cloth. Gilt decorations front cover. Gilt lettering and decorations on spine. Page edges are uncut. Small white spot on front cover. Contents include: From the Earliest Times till the End of the Thirteenth Century (Primitive Language of Italy, Classic Latin and Coeval Dialects, Influence of the Goths, etc.); 1300-1400 (Life and Works of Dante, Boccaccio, etc.); 1400-1500 (Lorenzo de' Medici, and his Literary Circle - Rise of the Drama and Romantic Epic, etc.); 1500-1600 (Epic Poetry, Dramatic Poetry, Philosophy of Politics, Theology, Jurisprudence, and Philosophy, etc.); etc. View more info

Nouvelle Carte de France : Belgique, Bords du Rhin, Suisse, etc.

By: Anonymous

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Paris, A. Taride, Editeur:

Seller ID: 3428

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Circa 1915. Paper map with fabric backing for added strength. Approx. 33"x36" folded to approx. 6"x 8". Colored map. Separated at one of the folds. Water spotting on front cover. View more info

Switzerland : Small Map in Relief

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Berne, Kummerly & Frey:

Seller ID: 3453

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Circa 1920. Map. In French. Illustrated wrappers. Folded to approx. 3"x5", opens to approx. 20"x20". Colored. Geograph, Karten-Verlag Bern. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph - General Blanco's Palace, Plaza De Armas, Havana

By: Anonymous

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, N.Y., Strohmeyer & Wyman, Publishers: 1898

Seller ID: 3914

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


General Blanco's Palace, Plaza de Armas, Havana. Sold only by Underwood & Underwood. The scene shows a man walking across a brick plaza with the two-story palace in the background. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph - Street Scene, Port Said, Egypt

By: Anonymous

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Rochester, N. Y., Webster & Albee, Publishers:

Seller ID: 4015

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Circa 1900. The photograph shows a street scene with a horse drawn two-wheel cart in the foreground and two- and three-story buildings along the street. Several people in the scene, one holding an umbrella against the sun. Port Said is a seaport and coaling station on the Mediterranean end of the Suez Canal, Egypt. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph - Norwegian Scene

By: Anonymous

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Chicago, John Anderson Publishing Co.:

Seller ID: 4016

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Circa 1900. One in a series titled Norwegian Scenes, Towns, and Groups. Scene shows several couples in fine clothes, appear to be marriage couples. With a large group of people standing behind them with a church and another building in the background. Lettering at bottom of photo reads: Fem. Brudepar Ved Skeie Kirke. O View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph - Norwegian Village

By: Anonymous

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Chicago, John Anderson Publishing Co.:

Seller ID: 4018

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Circa 1900. One in a series titled Norwegian Scenes, Towns, and Groups. Scene shows a placid waterway with two-story buildings nearby and mountains in the background. Scene is Romsdal Valley, Oslo, Norway View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph - Norwegian Hotel

By: Anonymous

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Chicago, John Anderson Publishing Co.:

Seller ID: 4019

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Circa 1900. One in a series titled Norwegian Scenes, Towns, and Groups. Scene shows large table with several chairs around and two wine bottles on table; an ornate chandelier is overhead. An elaborately carved buffet, or sideboard, is against one wall. Lettering at bottom of photo reads: Spisesalen Holmenkollen Hotel. Hotel is near Oslo. View more info

Reports from the Consuls of the United States on the Commerce, Manufactures, Etc., of their Consular Districts : No. 9 -- July, 1881

By: Anonymous

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Washington, Department of State: 1881

Seller ID: 4029

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


210 page booklet, blue paper wrapper with some chipping and staining, not affecting readability. This copy was owned by Benson J Lossing (1813-1891), popular American historian and author. Contains numerous government reports from consulates all over the world on economic and trade subjects. View more info

Old New Zealand, A Tale of the Good Old Times; and A History of the War in the North Against the Chief Heke, in the Year 1845; Told By an Old Chief of the Ngapuhi Tribe; By a Pakeha Maori

By: Anonymous

Price: $37.50

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley and Son: 1884

Seller ID: 4588

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


With an Introduction by the Earl of Pembroke (Manning, Frederick Edward, 1812-1883). Gilt and black decorations front cover and spine, gilt lettering spine, embossed decoration rear cover. Slight chipping spine top and bottom. 278 pages. Unopened page tops; first several pages cut open with tearing to top edges. Former library book with card holder and sticker affixed to front end papers; darkened scotch tape rear end paper. Ink notations front end papers. Inked library stamp on some pages. Contents include: First View of New Zealand; The Market Price of a Pakeha; Rumours of Peace and War; Exc... View more info

The Right and Practice of Impressment, as Concerning Great Britain and America, Considered

By: Anonymous

Price: $37.50

Publisher: London, None: 1819

Seller ID: 4758

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Disbound. 35-page booklet. "Great Britain, being engaged in war, claims a right to the services of all her natural-born subjects; and, when she finds them endeavouring to neutralise and shelter themselves under a foreign flag, she compels their services exactly on the same principle that she would do if the men were found in England, or in British ships. This right America seems (for her language is not very explicit) to deny on two grounds". Etc. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph; 182 Germany, The Colonade Wiesbaden

By: Anonymous

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Rochester, N.Y., Webster & Albee, Publishers:

Seller ID: 4856

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Circa 1900. Scene shows a long row of tall columns on right side of picture; to the left is an open walkway with what appear to be vendor display cases on the left; the left side of the picture is the windowed side of a building. One man is standing near the columns, his size can be compared to the size of the columns. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph; 272, Spain, Interior of Alhambra, Granada

By: Anonymous

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Rochester, N. Y., Webster & Albee, Publishers:

Seller ID: 4857

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Circa 1900. Scene inside the Alhambra, the medieval palace of the Moorish king in Granada. Elaborate, delicate appearing, architecture. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph; Bank of England

By: Anonymous

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Rochester, N. Y., Webster & Albee, Publishers:

Seller ID: 4858

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Circa 1900. Scene shows busy city intersection with numerous horse drawn wagons and carriages, pedestrians crossing the intersection, and substantial-looking buildings with columns in the background. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph; 199 England, In Hyde Park, London

By: Anonymous

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Rochester, N. Y., Webster & Albee, Publishers:

Seller ID: 4860

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Circa 1900. Scene shows large park setting, horse-drawn carriages, several horseback riders, and many men and women in the foreground. View more info

Original Stereocard Photograph; Pompeii -- Temple of Mercury

By: Anonymous

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Rochester, N. Y., Webster & Albee, Publishers:

Seller ID: 4861

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Circa 1900. Exterior view of an ancient temple in Pompeii, which was destroyed by the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius 79 A.D. More than three-fifths of the city has been excavated revealing the forum, temples, baths, theaters, and many dwellings. View more info