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Opal : The Gem of the Never Never

By: Wollaston, T C.

Price: $275.00

Publisher: London, England, Thomas Murby & Co.: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14739

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


ix, 164 pages; illustrations, map; dark brown cloth binding, gilt lettering (5 1/2 x 8 1/2 inch). T.C. Wollaston (1863-1931) was an Australian miner and gem (opal) dealer who was the leading advocate of Opals in the world. "To accompany his display of Opals at the British Empire Exhibition at Wembley, London he wrote this semi-autobiographical 'Opal'. Contents: I: Australia's National Gem; II: On the Trail of the Opal; III: Sketches of Opal Field Characters. Very goo... View more info

North Africa and the Desert, Scenes and Mood.

By: Woodberry, George E.

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13667

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


364 pages; dark blue cloth binding with gilt lettering. George Woodberry (1855-1930) was an American literature critic and poet. He was a Professor at the University of Nebraska and later Columbia University. This book gives an account of his travels in North Africa. Very good clean copy. View more info

Baboo English As 'Tis Writ : Being Curiosities of Indian Journalism

By: Wright, Arnold

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, England, T. Fisher Unwin: 1891

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14834

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


108 pages; ads {4} pages; gray cloth binding, design on the cover and spine in brown (5 x 6 1/8 inch). An account of Indian newspapers with background of their development. Very good clean copy. View more info

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Xenophontis, Philosophi et Imperatoris Clarissimi, Qua Extant Opera. A Joanne Leunclavio Tertia Cura in Latinum Sermonem Conversa

By: Xenophon

Price: $475.00

Publisher: Andreae Wecheli Haeredes: 1595

Seller ID: 12135

Condition: Very Good


2 volumes. I: [xvi] 698 pages. II: 402, [104] pages; index. (complete). Former library stamp in both volumes. No external markings Half-binding in leather with marbled boards. Some cracking along the hinges. Latin edition of the works of Xenophon by Leunclavius (Loewenklau) based on the edition of H. Estienne. With notes of Aemilius Portus. View more info

Japanese Family and Business Photograph Album, circa 1900-1943

By: Yaskawa Electric Company; Taimeisyokai Company

Price: $250.00

Publisher: 0

Seller ID: 019964

Condition: Very Good


A brown leather album with sewn edges containing many photographs mounted on stiff black paper leaves. A beautiful collection of 123 black and white photographs that show daily life in Japan. No date, circa 1900-1943. Album measures 13 1/2" x 10." Photographs come in various sizes, such as 2 1/4" x 3 1/4," 6" x 4," and 11" x 8 1/2." Forty-six pages, complete. Many of the photographs have captions in Japanese kanji handwritten with wh... View more info

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Fuku-Chan : Japanese Children in Comics

By: Yokoyama, Ryuichi

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Japan, Takara Club:

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 016451

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Staple bound, brown paper wrapper with cartoon of Japanese child on front. Chipping, some staining. Dimensions 10 x 7 1/4 inches. Early collection of cartoons by Ryuichi Yokoyama (1909-2001), Japanese Manga cartoonist. View more info

Der Kampf in Frau Europas Schule, Wie der Deutche Knabe den Franzofifchen Knaben Durchprugelte, und Wie der Englische Knabe Zufah

By: [Pullen, Henry William]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Simpkin, Marshall & Co.: 1872

Seller ID: 016428

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


String bound, paper wrapper, some chipping and soiling. 24 pages. German translation of "The Fight at Dame Europa's School", a satire about the Franco-Prussian War written by Henry William Pullen (1836-1903), English clergyman. When first published in 1870, this work sold many copies and was translated into many languages. View more info