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Age of the Grand Tour, The

By: BURGESS, Anthony Haskell, Francis

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Crown, 1967,:

Seller ID: 1611


BURGESS, Anthony. The Age of the Grand Tour. Containing Sketches of the Manners, Society and Customs of France, Flanders, The United Provinces, Germany, Switzerland and Italy in the Letters, Journals and Writings of the Most Celebrated Voyagers Between the Years 1720 and 1820, With Descriptions of the Most Illustrious Antiquities and Curiousities in these Countries. Together with the Story of Such Traffic by Anthony Burgess and an Appreciation ofthe Art of Europe in the Eighteenth Century by Francis Haskell and in Addi tion Decorated with a great variety of Engravings, Paintings, Watercolours,... View more info

Age of Water. in dj

By: GUILLERME, André E.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Texas A. & M. University Press, College Station, 1988, ISBN:0890962707:

Seller ID: 32951


GUILLERME, André E. The Age of Water : The Urban Environment in the North of France, A.D. 300-1800. College Station : Texas A. & M. University Press, (1988). Pp 293. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. No.9 in the Environmental History Series. Vg in dj. 30.00 View more info

Aghvook, White Eskimo : Otto Geist and Alaskan Archaeology. First Edition in dustjacket

By: KEIM, Charles J. GEIST, Otto

Price: $30.00

Publisher: University of Alaska Press, College, 1868,:

Seller ID: 106060


KEIM, Charles J. Aghvook, White Eskimo : Otto Geist and Alaskan Archaeology. Foreword by Olaus J. Murie. Colege : The University of Alaska Press, (1969). First Edition. Pp (6),vii-xix,(3),3-313,(3), colour frontispiece + 40 pp of black-and-white plates. Index. blue cloth spine, white cloth boards, silver letttering to front board and spine. Tourville, Alaska: A Bibliography 2426. Biography of German immigrant Frank Otto William Geist (1888 - 1963), an Alaskan archaeologist, explorer, and naturalist, with extracts from his journals and field notes relating to Saint Lawrence Island Eskimos. Cont... View more info

Agincourt War : A military history of the latter part of the Hundred Years War, 1369 to 1453. Hardcover in dustjacket.

By: BURNE, Alfred H., Lieutenant-Colonel.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Greenhill Books / Presidio Books, London and Novato, California, 1991, ISBN:1853670871:

Seller ID: 113886


BURNE, Alfred H., Lieutenant-Colonel. The Agincourt War : A military history of the latter part of the Hundred Years War, 1369 to 1453. London and (Novato,) California : Greenhill Books ; Presidio Books, (1991). Pp. (14),11-359,(3). 8vo, green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Originally publishedin 1956. "The fragile peace between England and France established by trea ty in 1360 erupted once more into war in 1369. It raged with short periods of calm until 1453, the second part of the Hundred Years War, and it was asdominated by the Battle of Agincourt as the first part of the war had b... View more info

Ah yes, I Remember it Well... Paris 1961-1975.

By: SEARLE, Ronald

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Pavilion / Michael Joseph, London :, 1987, ISBN:1851451536:

Seller ID: 92652


SEARLE, Ronald. Ah yes, I Remember it Well... Paris 1961-1975. London : Pavilion / Michael Joseph, (1987). Pp [1]-72. First Edition Thus. Illustrated.4to, illustrated white paper covered boards. “Ronald Searle has lived in F rance for over a quarter of a century, and before finally leaving Paris - his home for fourteen years - in the early seventies, he produced the seriesof incisive, witty drawings which are gathered together in Ah Yes, I Remem ber it Well... [...] Ronald Searle is one of the world's outstanding satirical artists. [...] He was the first living foreign artist to be given a o... View more info

Aiguille du Midi : Vallée Blanche par l'image. in dj.

By: TAIRRAZ, Georges et Pierre TAIRRAZ, Pierre

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Arthaud, 1967,:

Seller ID: 57287


TAIRRAZ, Georges et Pierre. Aiguille du Midi : Vallée Blanche par l'image ; 76 photographies de G. et P. Tairraz. [S.l.]: Arthaud, (1967). Pp. 130, including plates (some folding). 8vo, white cloth. A photographic journey through the French Alps. Text in French. Minor edgewear, else vg in lightly rubbed dj. 40.00 View more info

Air Commando. First Edition in dustjacket

By: VACULIK, Serge FITZGERALD, Edward

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Jarrolds (Publishers) London Ltd, London, 1954,:

Seller ID: 105748


VACULIK, Serge. Air Commando. Translated from the French by Edward Fitzgerald. With 21 Illustrations. London : Jarrolds (Publishers) London Ltd, (1954). First Edition. Pp (8),9-303,(1), frontispiece + 14 pp plates. 8vo, maroon cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Translation of Béret Rouge. "The son of an immigrant Czech worker, Vaculik went to France at the age of five and became passionately in love with his adopted country. He fought for her in thewar and barely escaped with his life at Dunkirk. On his way to a prisoner of war camp in Germanv he and a companion escaped but the companion dis... View more info

Airborne : The Heroic Story of the 1st Canadian Parachute Battalion in the Second World War.

By: NOLAN, Brian.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Lester Publishing Limited, Toronto , 1995, ISBN:1895555779:

Seller ID: 84952


NOLAN, Brian. Airborne : The Heroic Story of the 1st Canadian Parachute Battalion in the Second World War. (Toronto : Lester Publishing Limited, 1995). First Printing. Pp [i]-xii,1-227,(1),+ 8 pp photos. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, silver lettering to spine. "As the sun began to set on June 5, 1944-The night before D-Day - members of Canada's elite paratroop force, the 1st Canadian Parachute Battalion, prepared for their maiden jump into battle. These paratroopers, whose average age was twenty-two, were non-professional soldiers who had answered the call to arms out of a sense of duty. They we... View more info

Alain Robbe-Grillet : le roman de l'absence : essai.

By: ROBBE-GRILLET, Alain BERNAL, Olga.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: nrf / Gallimard, 1974,:

Seller ID: 80241


(ROBBE-GRILLET, Alain). BERNAL, Olga. Alain Robbe-Grillet : le roman de l'absence : essai. N.pl.: nrf / Gallimard, (1974). Pp [1]-257,(7). 8vo, white card covers, French flaps, printed in red and black. Alain Robbe-Grillet (1922-2008) was a French writer and filmmaker, and was associated with the Nouveau Roman trend. Very good. 30.00 View more info

Alberta Military Institute Journal 1945

By: ALBERTA MILITARY INSTITUTE)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Alberta Military Institiute, Calgary, Alberta, 1945,:

Seller ID: 43152


(ALBERTA MILITARY INSTITUTE). Alberta Military Institute Journal 1945. Calgary, Alberta : The Alberta Military Institiute, [1945]. Pp. [1]-172. Illustrated with some b&w photos, maps, &c. 8vo, red side-stapled cardcovers, blank spine. Contents : Message to First Canadian Army before launching of Operation "Overlord"; Portrait of General H. G. D. Crerar, C.H.. C.B., D.S.O.;Illustration—D-Day—A "Rhino Ferry" Approaching the Beach; Portrait of Lieu t.-General G. G. Simonds, C.B., C.B.E., D.S.O .; Illustration—"The Old TownThat Had Cost So Much Blood Was Itself a Shambles... View more info

Albigensian Crusade : An Historical Essay. First British Edition in dustjacket.

By: MADAULE, Jacques. WALL, Barbara, trans.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Burns & Oates, London, 1967,:

Seller ID: 114153


MADAULE, Jacques. The Albigensian Crusade : An Historical Essay. Translatedby Barbara Wall. London : Burns & Oates, (1967). First Printing. Pp. (6),v ii-xiii,(1),1-177,(1). 8vo, brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "Innumerable books have been written about the Albigensians -- the Cathars of 13th-century Occitania -- the Crusade mounted against them and the Inquisition that finally exterminated them. This fascinating and harrowing episode, important in the history of the Church, France and the whole of Western civilization, has produced passionate special pleading from supporters and ... View more info

Album Colette. in dj, box.

By: COLETTE PICHOIS, Claude and Vincinette. BRUNET, Alain. Bibliothèque de la Pléiade.

Price: $145.00

Publisher: Gallimard, 1984,:

Seller ID: 37232


(COLETTE). Album Colette : Iconographie Choisie et Commentée par Claude et Vincenette Pichois avec la Collaboration d'Alain Brunet. [Paris]: Gallimard, (1984). Pp 322. Small 8vo, full leather. Bibliothèque de la Pléiade. Vg-fine in dj and box. 145.00 View more info

Alfred Binet. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: WOLF, Theta H. BINET, Alfred).

Price: $35.00

Publisher: University of Chicago Press, Chicago and London, 1973, ISBN:0226904989:

Seller ID: 104264


WOLF, Theta H. Alfred Binet. Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, (1973). First Printing. Pp. (8),ix-xiii,(1),1-376,(2). 8vo, grey cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "Alfred Binet (1857-1911), best known for his pioneering work in the measurement of intelligence, had a varied careerthat encompassed many other fields of inquiry, ranging from the sues of hy pnosis to problems of individual modes of thinking. He often studied several phenomena simultaneously, believing that the results of one experiment might throw light on another problem. This study by Theta H. Wolf describ... View more info

Algernon Sidney and the English Republic, 1623-1677. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: SCOTT, Jonathan. SIDNEY, Algernon). Cambridge Studies in Early Modern British History).

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1988, ISBN:0521352908:

Seller ID: 113537


SCOTT, Jonathan. Algernon Sidney and the English Republic, 1623-1677. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, (1988). First Printing. Pp. (6),vii-xii,1-258,(2). 8vo, brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine. A volume in the Cambridge Studies in Early Modern British History series. "In the century following his execution for treason in 1683, Algernon Sidney became one of the most widely influential political writers -- in both Europe and America -- that England had ever produced. This is the first full-scale study of Sidney for more than a century, and the first ever study of his political ... View more info

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Amants de la Saint-Barthelemy. signed

By: CHABANNES, Jacques

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Éditions Fleuve Noir, Paris, 1963,:

Seller ID: 54168


CHABANNES, Jacques. Les Amants de la Saint-Barthelemy. Paris: Éditions Fleuve Noir, (1963). Pp. 379. Text in French. 8vo, grey cloth, blue titles to front and spine. Cocked, narrow band of browning to lower edges, small waterstain to top edge, inkstamp to rear flyleaf, else very good. Author's signed gift inscription to half-title. 50.00 View more info

Amazing Grace : Evangelicalism in Australia, Britain, Canada, and the United States. pbk.

By: RAWLYK, George and Mark A. NOLL, eds. NOLL, Mark A., ed. DEMING, james C. MACK, Barry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: McGill-Queens University Press, Montreal and Kingston, 1995, ISBN:0773512144:

Seller ID: 89208


RAWLYK, George and Mark A. NOLL, eds. Amazing Grace : Evangelicalism in Australia, Britain, Canada, and the United States . Edited by George A. Rawlykand Mark A. Noll. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queens University Press, ( 1995). Pp. (6),7-429,(3). 8vo, illustrated yellow card covers with white spine. Contents: 1. D. Bruce Hindmarsh's "'I Am a Sort of Middle-Man': The Politically Correct Evangelicalism of John Newton"; 2. David Hempton's "NoisyMethodists and Pious Protestants: Evangelical Revival and Religious Minori ties in Eighteenth-Century Ireland"; 3. Noll's "Revival... View more info

America's Munitions 1917-1918 : Report of Benedict Crowell.

By: CROWELL, Benedict.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Government Printing Office GPO, Washington, 1919,:

Seller ID: 88780


CROWELL, Benedict. America's Munitions 1917-1918 : Report of Benedict Crowell. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1919. Pp [1]-592,(2), frontis + over 200 pp plates + large folding panorama. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine. Contents : Book I— Ordnance. Chapter 1. The ordnance problem. 2. Gun production. 3. Mobile field artillery. 4. Railway artillery. 6. Explosives, propellants, and artillery ammunition. 6. Sights and fire-control apparatus. 7. Motorized artillery. 8. Tanks. 9. Machine guns. 10. Service rifles. 11. Pistols and revolvers. 12. Small-arms ammuniti... View more info

American in Paris : Profile of an Interlude between two Wars. First Edition

By: FLANNER, Janet

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Simon and Schuster, New York, 1940,:

Seller ID: 106286


FLANNER, Janet. An American in Paris : Profile of an Interlude between two Wars. New York : Simon and Schuster, (1940). First Edition. Pp (10),3-416,(1). 8vo, light green cloth, gilt lettering to palwe green panels to front board and spine, top edge dyed green. A first printing (with First Edition not stated on copyright page, as issued). Contents : Prefatory: All Gaul Is Divided; Her Majesty Queen Mary; Mr. Ambassador; One Man Group; HandspringsAcross the Sea; Perfumes and Politics; Russian Firebird; The French Lily; Isadora; Dearest Edith; Come as Somebody Else. Four Studies in Modes: The Eg... View more info

American Navies of the Revolutionary War. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: POWELL, Nowland van VAN POWELL, Nowland MORRIS, Richard B., introduction.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 1974,:

Seller ID: 97534


POWELL, Nowland van. The American Navies of the Revolutionary War. Paintings by Nowland van Powell, with descriptive notes by the artist. Introductionby Richard B. Morris. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1974). First American Printing. Pp. (6),7-126,(2). Illustrated in colour. Double column. Large o blong 8vo, blue cloth board with navy cloth spine, gilt lettering to front and spine. "In this series of fifty-three glowing paintings, which have never before been reproduced, an outstanding modern American artist captures the spirit and rugged beauty of the American ships [...] of the Continen... View more info

American Revolution and A Candid World. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: KAPLAN, Lawrence S., ed.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Kent State University Press, Kent, Ohio, 1977, ISBN:0873382056:

Seller ID: 114591


KAPLAN, Lawrence S. (ed.). The American Revolution and "A Candid World". [Kent, Ohio] : The Kent State University Press, (1977). First Printing. Pp. (8),ix-xiv,1-169,(1). 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "American foreign policy began with the American Revolution, not only regarding thebreakaway colonies' relations with England but in their relations to other European countries whose aid they sought -- that 'candid world' the Declar ation of Independence asked to judge their grievances. This collection of essays examines various facets of these early relationships in o... View more info