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Original Carte De Visite Photo Portrait - Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston "Lord Palmerston"

By: Temple, Henry John, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, H Hering:

Seller ID: 15037

Condition: Collectible-Very Good

Circa 1860s. Original carte de visite photograph portrait (standing, full length). Card dimensions 2 1/2 x 4 inches, photo dimensions 2 1/8 x 3 1/2 inches. On back "H Hering, Photographer to the Queen, 137, Regent Street, London." Lord Palmerston (1784-1865) served twice as Prime Minister under Queen Victoria, once from 1855-1858 and again from 1859-1865. He started his political career as a Tory, but ended as a Liberal. View more info

Rothenburg, Dinkelsbuhl, Nordlingen

By: Teupser, Werner

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Leipzig, E. A. Seemann: 1928

Seller ID: 3426

Condition: Collectible-Very Good

Cloth; gilt lettering and decoration on front cover and spine. Illustrated dust wrapper; slight chipping to top of spine. Illustrations. In German. A guidebook to the three towns noted in the title. View more info

The Four Georges. Lovel the Widower. Denis Duval.

By: Thackeray, William Makepeace

Price: $175.00

Publisher: London, England, 1860

Seller ID: 14146

Condition: Collectible-Very Good

Three magazine novels bound together; 3/4 leather binding with green cloth boards. Manuscript title page."The Four Georges" CORNHILL MAGAZINE (July thru October 1860) 1-20; 175-190; 257-277; 385-406, all with illustrations. "Lovel The Widower" CORNHILL MAGAZINE (1860) 44-60; 233-247; 330-345; 385-402; 583-597; 652-668, all with illustrations. "Denis Duval" CORNHILL MAGAZINE (March thru June 1864) 257-291; 385-409; 513-536; 641-665, notes, all with... View more info

How to See Paris, Its Environs, and the Battlefields (Cover Title)

By: Thomas Cook and Son

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Paris, France, Thomas Cook and Son: 0

Seller ID: 020579

Condition: Collectible-Very Good

Original publisher's black and white wrapper with an illustration on the front cover showing "Pont des Tournelles and Notre Dame." No date, circa 1924. 4 1/2" x 9 1/8." Fifty pages, complete. Black and white illustrations, complete. Reprinted black and white photographs, inset maps, and a black, white, and blue fold-out map of Paris are included. Many advertisements for goods and services offered in and around Paris. Featured stores advertise goods... View more info

The Chronological Historian: Containing a Regular Account of all Material Transactions and Occurrences, Ecclesiastical, Civil and Military Relating to the English Affairs, From the Invasion of the Romans, to the death of King George the First.

By: Thomas Salmon

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Ludgate-Hill, London, W. Mears: 1733

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 016952

Condition: Collectible-Very Good

Title page ( i-vi ) (1)-495 ( i-xxiv ) Complete. Original contemporary full leather binding. 4 3/4 X 7 3/4 inches. 4 pages of black and white illustrations. Gilt edges. Corners are slightly bumped, otherwise copy is clean, tight and complete. View more info

The Conspiracy Against Mexico

By: Thomson, Arthur

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Oakland, California, The International Press: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 018844

Condition: Very Good

No date, but circa 1922. Publisher's illustrated wrapper with the bony hand of "Wall Street" reaching across Mexico to control its financial interests. Written while Mexico was contemplating nationalizing foreign owned industries. The author comes down on the side of Mexican interests. 5 1/2 x 7 1/2. 22 pages. View more info

The Voice of the Orient with Portraits and Nineteen Illustrations

By: Tibbits, Mrs. Walter

Price: $25.00

Publisher: John Long (London); Thacker & Co. (Bombay); Thacker Spink & Co. (Calcutta & Simla): 1909

Seller ID: 018708

Condition: Very Good

2nd edition. Publisher's binding of green cloth backed illustrated boards. Slight rubbing at corners. Internal joints strong and pages clean. All illustrations present. Frontispiece portrait of author in color. Ann Anglo-Irish woman travels to and writes about India. 6 x 9 inches. 244 pages. View more info

Life of William Hickling Prescott

By: Ticknor, George

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Boston, Mass, Ticknor and Fields: 1864

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14626

Condition: Collectible-Very Good

x, 491 pages; illustrations; appendix, index; full cloth (brown) with gilt design on the cover and lettering on the spine, corners repaired. A biography of William H. Prescott (1796-1859) American historian of Hispanic America and the conquest of Mexico and Peru. Written by his contemporary George Ticknor, Professor of Spanish at Harvard. Very good clean copy. View more info

Pain: Historical Perspectives

By: Todd, Edwin M.

Price: $37.50

Publisher: San Francisco, Roxburghe-Zamorano Club: 1984

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 019231

Condition: Fine

Limited edition. One of 200 copies printed. Original publisher's beige wrapper. 9 1/4" x 12 1/8." Fourteen pages with reference list, complete. Very clean copy. Colophon in the back: "200 copies for the biennial Roxburghe-Zamorano meeting, San Francisco, October 1984. Printed by Richard J. Hoffman, Van Nuys, California." Edwin M. Todd, M.D. (1920-2015) was an American neurosurgeon who served as a Tech Sergeant in the Medical Corps of the U.S. Army... View more info

The Japanese Touch to American Bouquet

By: Togo, Akemi

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 1935

Seller ID: 015835

Condition: Collectible-Very Good

A collection of 13 folders in a textured cardstock portfolio with black ribbon closure, some discoloration and chipping of portfolio. Each folder explains and illustrates a principle of moribana, a style of Japanese flower arranging. Illustrated with black and white photographs and drawings. View more info

Japanese-American Relations. Translated By Sukeshige Yanagiwara.

By: Tokutomi, Iichiro

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, New York, The Macmillan Co.: 1922

Seller ID: 10524

Condition: Collectible-Very Good

FIRST EDITION THIS TRANSLATION. xvi, 207 pages; tables; appendix; bound in green cloth with title, author and publisher on the spine in gilt. Chapters relating to Japanese-American Relations from Tokutomi's 'The World and Japan after the Great War' (1921) translated into English. A solid clean volume with no marks. View more info

May There Be Peace Among All the Nations

By: Tommasini, A. R. (Introduction)

Price: $37.50

Publisher: San Francisco, A. R. Tommasini: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019465

Condition: Collectible-Fine

No. 777 of 800 copies. No. 19 in A. R. Tommasini's Christmas Keepsakes series. Original publisher's blue cloth binding. 3 3/4" x 5 1/4." Twenty-eight pages, complete. Gilt United Nations emblem and decorative border on front cover. Original white card (with impressed United Nations emblem decoration) laid-in: "This booklet, number nineteen in a series of Christmas Keepsakes, comes to you with Holiday Greetings from A. R. Tommy Tommasini." Pages and... View more info

Trinidad and Tobago (Cover Title)

By: Tourist Inquiry Bureau, Trinidad, B. W. I.

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Port of Spain, Trinidad, Tourist Inquiry Bureau, Trinidad, B. W. I.; Yuille's Printerie: 0

Seller ID: 020580

Condition: Collectible-Very Good

Original publisher's multicolored wrapper with staple binding. Front cover shows an illustrated scene looking toward the ocean with a sailing canoe visible between palm trees in the foreground. No date, circa 1920s. 5" x 9 3/4." Sixteen pages, complete. Reprinted black and white photographs and illustrations, complete. Pages and covers are very clean and intact but there is slight chipping at the spine. This travel booklet contains a miscellanea of travel ... View more info

Madagascar: Its Missionaries and Martyrs

By: Townsend, William J.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, S. W. Patridge & Company: 0

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 019123

Condition: Very Good

Original publisher's cloth binding. No date, circa 1885. 5 1/4" x 7 1/2." Gilt lettering on the front cover and spine. Impressed decoration on back cover. 160 pages with a twenty-four-page listing advertising S. W. Patridge & Co.'s "Popular Illustrated Books," complete. Minimal staining on the cover and slight foxing on pages and edges. View more info

Japan and the United States, 1853-1921.

By: Treat, Payson J.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10646

Condition: Collectible-Very Good

283 pages; index; bound in black cloth with title and author on the spine (slight fading). Tear along the top of the back cover (2 inches). History of the relations of the Americans with Japan and the Japanese immigrants in America. Clean copy. View more info

Ida Elisabeth

By: Undset, Sigrid

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1933

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 14536

Condition: Collectible-Very Good

Translated from the Norwegian for the first Time By Arthur G. Chater. 433 pages; blue cloth binding with dust jacket (tears and chips missing along the edge) under mylar. Sigrid Undset (1882-1949) was a Norwegian novelist who won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1928. She is most famous for her work 'Kristin Lauransdatter'. "First and Second printing before publication on copyright page. Very good clean copy. View more info

Chinese Exclusion. Testimony Taken Before the Committee on Immigration, United States Senate, on Senate Bill 2960 and Certain Othe Bills Before the Committee Providing for the Exclusion of Chinese Laborers. (57th Congress, 1st Session. Report 776, Part 2.)

By: United States Congress

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office: 1902

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019831

Condition: Very Good

Original publisher's brown cloth binding with gilt lettering on spine. 6" x 9." 509 pages, complete. Pages are clean. Binding is tight. A very small chip on top corner of spine. Covers are slightly silverfished. Contains statements from various political and historical figures concerning the Chinese Exclusion Act. This book contains arguments both in favor of and against Chinese exclusion in the United States. View more info

A Letter from General Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo to Josefa Carrillo Fitch, 1875

By: Vallejo, Mariano Guadalupe; Hinckle, Marianne (Designer)

Price: $37.50

Publisher: San Francisco, A. H. Shumate: 1984

Seller ID: 019354

Condition: Very Good

One of 150 copies. Original publisher's beige wrapper. Beautiful folio with an English translation of a letter written by General Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo (1807-1890) to his sister-in-law, Josefa Carrillo Fitch (1810-1893). 9 1/4" x 12 1/2." Two pages, complete. Very slight wear on the pages. Very clean and intact overall. Decorative, multicolored text and images. Black and white photographic reprint of part of the letter laid-in. Reprinted letter datel... View more info

The Dark Eye in Africa

By: van der Post, Laurens

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Wililam Morrow and Company, Incorporated: 1955

Edition: 1st American Edition

Seller ID: 020073

Condition: Fine

Original publisher's blue boards backed with blue cloth and multicolored dust wrapper. 5 3/4" x 8 1/2." 224 pages, complete. Gilt lettering on spine. Pages and covers are very clean and intact. Binding is tight. Dust wrapper is not price-clipped but has light chipping at the top. No remainder marks on both book and dust wrapper. Book is a fine copy. Laurens van der Post (1906-1996) was an Afrikaner author, philanthropist, human rights activist, conservat... View more info

He Palaia Diatheke Kata Tus Hebdomedonta Sev Vetvs Testamentvm Graecvm : Ivxta Septuaginta Interpretes Ex Auctoritate Sixti Qvinti Pontificis Maximi Editvm ; Iuxta Exemplar Originale Vaticanum Romae Editum MDCLXXXVII Quoad Textum Accuratissime et Ad Amus

By: van Ess, Leander

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Tauchnitz, Lipsiae: 1824

Seller ID: 15066

Condition: Collectible-Very Good

Contemporary paper over vellum binding, rubbing and damage at corners. Handwritten notes and stamps on front endpaper and flyleaf. 1022 pages. Greek language version of the Old Testament and the Apocrypha. View more info