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Scarce Mid-19th century Jigsaw Puzzle / Dissection. Treibjagd auf den Wolf / Battue au Loup A wolf hunt, captioned in German and French]

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Nurnberg, Grunewald: 0

Seller ID: 011183

Condition: Good


Scarce Mid-19th century Jigsaw Puzzle / Dissection. ---- Title: Treibjagd auf den Wolf / Battue au Loup. [Translation - A wolf hunt, captioned in German and French.] Maunfactured in Germany [mid-19th century] ------- Hand-colored lithograph illustration Jigsaw puzzle., mounted to thin wood blank and dissected into approximately 40 pieces. Laid into original wooden tray with sliding lid bearing a second copy of the print. -------- Box worn, illustration on lid soiled; puzzle largely complete but with several handcrafted replacement pieces, one small piece lacking. View more info

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London: The Biography

By: Ackroyd. Peter

Price: $34.95

Publisher: New York London, Nan A. Talese: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010883

ISBN: 0385497709

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo; 9.5 inches tall; 801 pages with Bibliography and Index. Illustrated some in color; map endpages. -------- Fizzles with vitality and originality [ Sunday Times] View more info

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O Realismo ecologico de Maria Campos: The Ecological Realism

By: Bento, Antonio.

Price: $21.95

Publisher: Rio, Brazil:, Engral,: 1981

Seller ID: 004247

Condition: Near Fine


Unused. No flaws or blemishes to book. Dust jacket light shelf handling. Text in both Portuguese and English. View more info

The Identity of France: Volume One: History and Environment

By: Braudel, Fernand

Price: $24.95

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins Publishers: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 011257

ISBN: 0060160217

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; Still Gift Quality. First American Edition. 8vo; 9.5 inches tall; 832 pages with notes, glossary and index. View more info

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Hell Riders: The True Story of the Charge of the Light Brigade

By: Brighton, Terry

Price: $34.95

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Co.: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010882

ISBN: 0805077227

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo; 9.5 inches tall; 370 pages with appendix, Bibliography and Index. Period photo illustration. ---------- In Hell Riders, noted historian and Crimean War expert Terry Brighton looks, for the first time, to the journals recorded by survivors-the soldiers who did the fighting. His riveting firsthand narrative reveals the tragically inept leadership on the part of the British commander in chief, Lord Raglan. [Booklist] View more info

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Somethin's Cookin' in the Mountains

By: Bucek, Jay (executive editor)

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Clarksville, GA, Soque Publishers: 1992

Seller ID: 006952

ISBN: 0960877045

Condition: New


Inscribed by the editor.--- No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. --- Illustrated throughout with maps and drawings. --- The recipes are indicative of "Southern home-cooking" that one might expect to find in the North Georgia mountains. As a bonus and added interest to the book, the author has taken time to include thumb-nail sketches of historical landmarks and well-established businesses, many of which contributed recipes to the book. This book should be well liked not only by cooks, but tourists and visitors to North Georgia who are looking for interesting places to visit. View more info

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The Doctrines of a Middle State Between Death and the Resurrection

By: Campbell, Archibald

Price: $495.00

Publisher: London, Printed for the Author: 1721

Seller ID: 010809

Condition: Very Good


"A work tending to Romanism but with suggestions" Bickersteth. --- "A curious work, according to Boswell, written by a learned and respectable gentleman, a non-juring Bishop."-Lowndes I, page 360. --- "A curious work with Appendix concerning the Descent of Christ into Hell. " Willis, 8. -------------- Polished and speckled calf, tooled in gilt and in blind, raised bands, red spine label, spine tooled and titled in gilt, marbled endpapers, all edges red. [Probably late 19th century]. First published in 1713 as "Some primitive doctrines reviv'd". Folio; [2],xxii,3... View more info

Prayer. [Roman Catholicism]

By: Cant, Reginald

Price: $12.95

Publisher: London, Church Union; Leeds, Frisby, Sons & Whipple Press: 1960

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 011234

Condition: Very Good


Stapled decorated card stock wraps. 12mo; 11 pages 6.25 inches tall; Bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear. Only two copies located in OCLC/WorldCat View more info

The Architects of Golf: A Survey of Golf Course Design from Its Beginnings to the Present, with an Encyclopedic Listing of Golf Course Architects and Their Courses

By: Cornish, Geoffrey and Whitten, Ronald E.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 011203

Condition: Fine


A cornerstone in the literature of the game. Includes hundreds of profiles of golf course architects and listings of their designs. --------- First printing of the Revised and Expanded Edition. 4to; viii, 648 pp. ------- Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket. ---Ref. D&J C 21190. View more info

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To Cuba and Back. A Vacation Voyage

By: Dana, Richard Henry, Jr.

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Boston, Ticknor and Fields: 1859

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010733

Condition: Near Fine


Best known as the author of Two Years Before the Mast, Dana only authored three books and this travelogue has significance as his travels were in 1859, while the U.S. Senate was considering whether the United States should try to annex the Spanish possession of Cuba. -------------- His narrative includes his visits to Havana, a sugar plantation, a bullfight, and various churches, hospitals, schools, and prisons. Both as a writer and as a lawyer, he was a champion of the downtrodden, from seamen to fugitive slaves and hos views are expressed in this volume. [wiki] ----------------- Original br... View more info

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Tycoon's War: How Cornelius Vanderbilt Invaded a Country to Overthrow America's Most Famous Military Adventurer

By: Dando-Collins, Stephen

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Da Capo Press: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010770

ISBN: 0306816075

Condition: Fine


Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. Appears unread with only flaw a bit of sun to top text block. 8vo; 9.5 inches; with Chapter Notes, Bibliography and Index. -------- When he died in 1877, Cornelius Vanderbilt, founder of the Vanderbilt dynasty, was wealthier than the U.S. Treasury. But he had nearly lost his fortune in 1856, when William Walker, a young Nashville genius, set out to conquer Central America and, in the process, take away Vanderbilt's most profitable shipping business.[az] View more info

America's Lost Plantation

By: Dellinger, Dave; Introduction by Waldo Frank

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Glen Gardner, NJ, Libertarian Press: 1961

Seller ID: 010958

Condition: Very Good


Stapled wrapped, Bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear. Wraps has a bit of age toning. 8vo; 8.5 inches tall; 56 pages plus wraps. Illustrated with line drawings. [no date, 1961]. ------------ Originally published in the American magazine, Liberation. The author spent time in Cuba and discusses, in this article, both the exciting achievements of the Cuban Revolution and the major criticisms leveled at the Fidel Castro government. ------- REF NewLeftReview View more info

Park's Success with Herbs

By: Foster, Gertrude B. and Louden, Rosemary

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Greenwood, South Carolina, Geo. W. Park Seed Co: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 011248

Condition: Fine


Over 100 herbs are described with color photography, includes history, use and cooking instructions. Photographs in color by the authors and the staff photographers of the Geo. W. Park Seed Co. Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket. 8vo; 9.5 inches tall; 192 pages with index. Subjects: Gardening, Cooking View more info

The Bruce Beckons. The Story of Lake Huron's Great Peninsula

By: Fox, William Sherman

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Canada, University of Toronto Press: 1957

Seller ID: 011255

Condition: Very Good


Bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear. Dust jacket has closed tear on lower spine and chipping on upped. Loss of front flap. Reprint Edition. Drawings by Clare Bice and Vincent Elliott View more info

Farthest North: Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration of the Ship "Fram" 1893-96 and of a Fifteen Months' Sleigh Journey by Dr. Nansen and Lieut. Johansen

By: Fridtjof Nansen - Fridtjof Wedel-Jarlsberg.

Price: $525.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers Publishers,: 1897

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 011229

Condition: Near Fine


Nansen was a Norwegian explorer, scientist, diplomat, humanitarian and Nobel Peace Prize laureate. He led the team that made the first crossing of the Greenland interior in 1888 and won international fame after reaching a record northern latitude of 86°14" during his North Pole expedition of 1893-96. Although he retired from exploration after his return to Norway, his techniques of polar travel and his innovations in equipment and clothing influenced a generation of subsequent Arctic and Antarctic expeditions. [wiki] ------- No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; A handsome and... View more info

Ultimate Catholic Trivia: 1001 Fun and Fascinating Facts

By: Frush, Scott Paul

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Michigan, Marshall Rand Publishing: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 011236

ISBN: 0974437441

Condition: New


SIGNED by the author. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. ------------ Ultimate Catholic Trivia reveals 1001 fun facts and tantalizing trivia that are sure to entertain, educate, and surprise. Along with little known trivia that will bring history to life, this one-of-a-kind extravaganza of curiosities on all things Catholic will prove fascinating for Catholics and a lively feast for trivia buffs of all backgrounds! View more info

My Dear President: Letters Between Presidents and Their Wives

By: Gawalt, Gerard W.

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York, Black Dog & Leventhal: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 011253

ISBN: 1579125522

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; Still Gift Quality. -------- A historic, heartfelt collection of letters between first ladies and presidents--including many that have never been published- View more info

Atlas of British History

By: Gilbert, Martin

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1993

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 011250

ISBN: 0195210409

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; Still Gift Quality. 10.25 inches tall. 144 pages with 142 maps. ------------- From the days of the Celts and the Roman Conquest to the present, offering authoritative coverage of England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales, as well as the rise and decline of the overseas empire. A series of fascinating new maps explore Britain in the 1990s. View more info

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Long Time Gone: The Autobiography of David Crosby

By: Gottlieb, Carl ; Crosby, David

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 1988

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010750

ISBN: 0385245300

Condition: New


Crosby is a founding member of two seminal folk-rock groups, the Byrds and Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young, and his tale is the archetypal chronicle of drugs, sex, and rock with a twist recovery from substance abuse. The narrative, like CSN&Y's best music, is a harmonic weaving of the shifting viewpoints.No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. First Edition, First Printing. View more info

Tales of Tahitian Waters

By: Grey, Zane

Price: $425.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Bros.: 1931

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 011226

Condition: Very Good


Among of the most scarce and sought-after fishing books by Zane Grey. Rare in red cloth. First Edition, First Printing. With Harper's code "I-F" on copyright page. 4to; 27 cm; 10.5 inches tall. vi, 303 pp. Illustrated with numerous plates from photographs taken by Zane Grey; last two plates from watercolors; pictorial endpapers. --------- Publisher's pebbled red cloth with stamped titles in gilt. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. small rubs on corners.--- Price clipped Dust Jacket has wear on all edges REF: Bruns G180. ------- Tales o... View more info