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1) Abaco : The History of an Out Island and Its Cays
Dodge, Steve
 
Decatur, IL: White Sound Press, 1984. Second printing. 8vo. Soft cover. 172 p. Index. Bibliography. Black and white illustrations. A history of one of the islands of the Bahamas. Near fine.. Soft Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Illus. by Jones, Laurie. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$25.00
2) Abraham Lincoln: The War Years, 4 volume set (complete)
Sandburg, Carl
 
New York: Harcourt Brace, 1939. New York: Harcourt Brace, 1939. Four volume set, first book club edition, the same as the first edition. Illustrated thoughout with half-tones of photographs, cartoons, letters and documents. No dustjacket, one volume a bit rubbed. Very clean copies in near fine condition.. Reprint. Cloth. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$145.00
3) Across the Map of the U.S.S.R
Mikhailov, Nikolai
 
Moscow: Foreign Languages Publishing House, 1949. (194) presumed first edition. Decorative blue cloth binding with embossed scrollwork, gilt titles. 344 pp. illustrated with photographs. Ex-library, spine faded. Very good condition.. Decorative Cloth. Very Good. Illus. by Illustrated. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library.

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
4) Addresses and Speeches on Various Occasions
Winthrop, Robert C. [family of ABRAHAM LINCOLN]
 
Boston: Little, Brown, 1852. Boston: Little, Brown, 1852. First edition. SIGNED/INSCRIBED by Winthrop on paper laid in to SOLOMON LINCOLN, bookplate of FRANCIS H. LINCOLN, Hingham. Part of Lincoln's family is thought to have settled in Hingham, MA. Cloth binding, titles in gilt, 773 pp. Robert Charles Winthrop was an American lawyer and philanthropist and one time Speaker of the United States House of Representatives. He was a descendant of John Winthrop. Near fine.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$75.00
5) The Adventure of English: The Biography of A Language
Bragg, Melvyn
 
New York: Arcade Publishing, 2011. 322 pp. "The ideal tour guide . . . both entertaining and informative."-Booklist Here is the riveting story of the English language, from its humble beginnings as a regional dialect to its current preeminence as the one global language, spoken by more than two billion people worldwide. In this groundbreaking book, Melvyn Bragg shows how English conquered the world. It is a magnificent adventure, full of jealousy, intrigue, and war-against a hoard of invaders, al ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
6) Against This Rock
Zara, Louis
 
New York: Creative Age Press, 1943. First edition, first printing. 8vo. Cloth. 635 p. Title page illustration. An historical novel set in the sixteenth century. Shelfwear. Hinges cracked. Very good.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$30.00
7) The Age of Louis XIV : History of European Civilization in the Age of Pascal, Moliere, Cromwell, Milton, Peter the Great, Newton, and Spinoza : 1648-1715
Durant, Will and Ariel
 
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1963. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1963. First edition, first printing. 8vo. Cloth binding, 802 pp. Minor shelfwear. Black and white photographs and reproductions. Near fine.. First Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$25.00
8) The Age of Revolution
Churchill, Winston
 
New York: Dodd Mead and Company, 1957. New York: Dodd Mead, 1957. First edition. 8vo. Cloth. 402 p. Index. Part of Churchill's notable History of the English-Speaking Peoples series. Minor edgewear. Jacket chipped and shelfworn. Very good+ in good jacket in mylar cover.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$35.00
9) The Age of the Baroque 1610-1660
Friedrich, Carl J
 
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1952. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1952. First edition, later printing. 8vo. Cloth binding, 367 pp. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Part of The Rise of Modern Europe Series, covering the first half of the seventeenth century. There is no previous owner signature or marks. The book is ex-library with a number of library marks, including a label on the dust jacket at the spine, a pocket and labels on the free front endpaper, a library stamp and "withdra ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$40.00
10) The Air Show at Bresca, 1909
Demetz, Peter
 
New York: Farrar, Straus, & Giroux, 2002. 8vo. Soft cover. 246 p. The story of a singular event of the modern age in which thousands of spectators come together with celebrated aviators and artists, including Franz Kafka, Louis Bleriot, Giacomo Puccini, Glenn Curtis, Max Brod, and Gabriele D'Annunzio. Spotless. Fine.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$25.00
11) Alexandra. The Last Tsarina
Erickson, Carolly
 
New York: St. Martin's, 2001. First Edition. Hard cover binding, 372 pp. The enigmatic Tsarina Alexandra, hauntingly beautiful, melancholy, increasingly obsessed with the occult, has eluded her biographers. Acclaimed historian Carolly Erickson has caputred her for the first time in this masterfully written, engrossing biography, which draws the reader into her isolated, increasingly troubled interior world. New in new dustjacket.. First Edition. Hard Cover. New/New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9&frac3 ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$36.00
12) The Alliance--America, Europe, Japan: Makers of the Postwar World
Barnet, Richard J
 
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1983. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1983. First edition, first printing. 8vo. Hard cover binding, 511 pp. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Previous owner name and blind stamp. Remainder mark on bottom of pages. Very good in very good dust jacket, protected with an archival-quality mylar cover.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. Remainder.

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
13) American Soundings:Being Castings of the Lead in the Shore-Waters of America Social, Political, Literary and Philosophic
St. Loe Strachey, John
 
London: Hodder & Stoughton. 272 pp. Blue silk hardcover. Hodder & Stoughton:London. No date. Very good book. No jacket. Board corners bumped, edgeworn. Some yellowing to pages from age. Clean text. Solid reading copy of this hard-to-find title.. Silk. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$29.95
14) The American Heritage Cookbook, Vol 1 & 2
Editor
 
New York: American Heritage Publishing Company, 1964. New York: American Heritage, 1964. Illustrated History, Menus & Recipes. Two volume set, tall, heavy 8vos.,green cloth binding, illustrated with color photos of the period, as well as the food, 629 pp. plus index, very substantial. Decorated endpapers., Light edge wear. A great collection of American cuisine and history. Near fine.. Cloth. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$33.00
15) American Themes
Brogan, D. W
 
London: Hamilton, 1948. London: Hamilton, 1948. 8vo. Hard cover binding, 248 pp. Selected journalism (mainly reviews) 1931-1947. Spine faded. Endpapers foxed. Very good. . First Edition. Cloth. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
16) Amistad
Pesci, David
 
New York, NY: Marlowe & Company, 1997. New York, NY, Marlow & Co. 1997. First edition. Paperback with pictorial cover, 292 pp. History come to life, and it will add much to the growing base of knowledge about the Amistad uprising. New.. First Edition. Paperback. New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$24.00
17) The Androgyne: Reconciliation of Male and Female
Zolla, Elemire
 
New York, NY: Crossroad, 1981. New York, NY, Crossroad, 1981. First edition. 4to. Dark olive green with gilt lettering on spine, illustrated in color and black and white throughout, contains ephemera from Martha Graham, 96 pp. From the personal library of the late dancer, Martha Graham. Defect on front binding at hinge that does not interfere with the opening of the book. Very good in a very good dust jacket, protected by a mylar cover.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$24.00
18) Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution Showing the Operations, Expenditures and Condition of the Institution for the Year 1863
Smithsonian Institution
 
Washington, D.C.: Washington Government Printing Office, 1872. Washington, D.C., Washington Government Printing Office. 1872. Edition unstated. 8vo. Dark red cloth with black lettering embossed on spine, 419 pp. Ex-Library from Sturgis Library. Spine and extremities sunned, small discolorations on front and back boards, appears unread or gently read.. Unknown. Cloth. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library.

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$34.00
19) Archaelogia Mundi Indochina
Groslier, Bernard Philippe; Hogarth, James, translator
 
Cleveland and New York: The World Publishing Company, 1966. Cleveland and New York: World, 1966. First American edition and first edition in English. 8vo. Hard cover binding, 283 pp. Translated from the French by James Hogarth. 35 illustrations in colour, 110 in black and white, lavishly illustrated. Like the other books in this series, this one comes with notes, a bibliography, synoptic chronological table and index. Rubbing at spine of dust jacket. Fine in very good dust jacket, protected with an archival ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$40.00
20) Arctic Life Challenge To Survive
Jacobs, Martina Magenau and James B. Richardson, Editors
 
Pittsburgh, PA: Carnegie Museum of Natural History, 1983. Presumed first edition. 4to. Soft cover. 206 p. Illustrated. Maps. Photographs. By developing extraordinary adaptations, plants, animals, and humans have won a precarious existence in the ruthless, beautiful world of the Arctic. Discusses the challenges of survival in this frozen world. Light shelf wear. Near fine.. Soft Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$35.00
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