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1) "A Child's History of England" parts appearing in Household Words
Dickens, Charles
 
New York: Angell, Engle & Hewitt, Publishers First Edition. Sections of "A Child's History of England" appearing in periodical form. Chapter XX, XXII, XLI in various copies of Household Words bound together as "Selections from Household Words" and published by James Miller. Front hinge cracked, pages toned. Tear to edges of cloth, bubbling. Fair condition.. First Edition. Cloth. Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bound Periodicals. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$125.00
2) Adventures of an African Slaver
Mayer, Brantz; Cowley, Malcolm
 
Garden City, New York: Garden City, 1928. Garden City, NY, 1928. Reprint. 8vo. Black cloth with yellow lettering on spine, illustrated in black and white by Miguel Covarrubias, 376 pp. A true account of Captain Theodore Canot, trader in gold, ivory and slaves on the Coast of Guinea: his own story as told in the year 1854 to Brantz Mayer and now edited with an introduction by Malcolm Cowley. A compelling read. Rare! Bindings frayed and shelf-worn, endpapers and illustrations showing some foxing, pages slig... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
3) The Age of Wellington: The Life and Times of the Duke of Wellington, 1769-1852
Cooper, Leonard
 
New York: Macmillan, 1964. New York: Macmillan, 1964. 8vo. Reprint. 308 pp. including index, illustrated with 8 plates and 5 maps. Red cloth bindings, gold title. History of Wellington and his times. Usual library effects, plus edges of pages blacked-out. Otherwise a solid copy in good condition.. Reprint. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Illustrated. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
4) Alexander Legge, 1866-1933
Crissey, Forest
 
Chicago, IL: Lakeside Press, 1936. Chicago, IL, Lakeside Press, 1936. Edition unstated. 8vo. Dark green cloth with gilt lettering, rough cut pages, color frontispiece features portrait of Alexander Legge, decorated title page, illustrated with black and white photographs throughout, 232 pp. Privately printed by the Alexander Legge Memorial Committee. "The life story of a truly great American who loved and served his Country well, who achieved world-wide distinction as an industrial leader, as a patrio... more information

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$24.00
5) Alte Deutsche Bauernhauser
Vierkotter, Otto
 
Levenkusen: Bayer Pflanzenschutz, 1975. Levenkusen, Bayer Pflanzenschutz, 1975. First edition. 4to. Tan cloth with front board decorated with artwork depicting traditional German houses, lettering in dark brown, textured cream-colored endpapers, illustrated in color and black and white throughout, includes maps, 49 pp. A delightful collection of traditional German architecture, charmingly illustrated with line drawings and color paintings, floor plans and maps. Rare! Rear board has a few bumps at edge of bi... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$30.00
6) American in the Rough
Coffman, W. M
 
New York, NY: Simon and Schuster, 1955. New York, NY, Simon & Schuster, 1955. First edition. 8vo. Yellow quarter cloth over dark blue boards with a red title field embossed with gilt lettering on spine and author's signature embossed on front board, illustrated with black and white photographs, 310 pp. American in the Rough is a full-blooded job that must have been hard to put together; a book as hard to build a s bridge. But now the story is here and Bill Coffman's adventurous life riding the ... more information

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$22.00
7) The Americas and Civilization
Ribeiro, Darcy
 
New York: E. P. Dutton, 1971. First edition, advance review copy with publisher's note laid in. 509 pp., including index. An interesting look at the cultures of the Americas from the European settlement to modern transplants. Near fine in very good dustjacket, protected with a mylar cover.. First Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Advance Copy. ... more information

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$24.00
8) Ancient India
Majumdar, R. C.
 
Delhi, India: Motilal Banarsidass, 1964. Delhi: Motilal Banarsidass, 1964. First thus, revised edition. 8vo. Brown cloth binding, 538 pp. Illustrated with photographs. Front hinge open, library effects. Good condition.. First Thus. Cloth. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$55.00
9) Ancient India
Majumdar, R. C.
 
Delhi, India: Motilal Banarsidass, 1964. Delhi, India, Motilal Banarsidass, 1964. First thus. 8vo. Brown cloth with black lettering embossed on spine and front board, illustrated with black and white photographs on 19 plates, 538 pp. Ex-library. Front hinge weak. No dust jacket. Rare! Text block solid. Fair.. First Thus. Hard Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library. ... more information

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$22.00
10) Aneries Révolutionnaires, ou Balourdisiana, Bètisiana, Etc. etc. etc....Anecdotes de nos jours, recueillies et publiées par CAP...L
CAP...L
 
Paris: Chez Capelle, Libraire-Commissionnaire. Second edition. Published in "An X" I have no idea how to convert French Revolutionary time to the Common Era. Leather spine, marbled boards. 6 compartments defined, gold titles. Marble endpapers. Four-color engraved frontispiece showing a woman in front of a revolutionary committee being criticized for having a bottle of Spanish wine. Introduction to second edition 6; 216 pp. Appears to be a satire in drama, prose, poetry. Chipping top and bottom... more information

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$1,200.00
11) The Appreciation of Art
Neuhaus, Eugen
 
Boston: Ginn, 1924. Boston, MA, Ginn, 1924. First edition. 8vo. Brown cloth with gilt lettering and artwork embossed on spine and front board, lavishly illustrated in black and white throughout, 250 pp. This book aims to treat arts as a whole, embracing, aside from aesthetic principles, its general relations with society and to lay a groundwork of appreciation and understanding in the history and world of art. Rare! Ex-library, spine sunned, slight shelf-wear, endpapers tanned, text block remarkable bright,... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$32.00
12) Astronomy With the Naked Eye: A New Geography of the Heavens
Serviss, Gerrett P
 
New York, NY: Harper & Brothers, 1908. New York, NY, Harper & Brothers, 1908. First edition. 8vo. Dark navy blue silk with gilt lettering embossed on spine and gilt lettering and silver artwork embossed on front board, two-color black and red title page, illustrated with fourteen charts, 247 pp. A must-have for astronomy collectors! Owner name and date, slight shelf-wear, text block clean, sharp, appears gently read. Very good.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9&fra... more information

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$22.00
13) Astronomy: A Revision of Young's Manual of Astronomy, I: The Solar System
Russell, H. N.; Duganm R. S.; Stewart, J. Q
 
Boston: Atheneum, 1926. Boston, MA., Atheneum, 1926. First thus. 8vo. Blue cloth with gilt lettering embossed on spine and black lettering and artwork embossed on front board, color front piece, illustrated in black and white throughout, 470 pp. A detailed look at our solar system by Doctors Henry Norris Russell, Raymond Smith Dugan and John Quincy Stewart, all of the Princeton University Observatory. Includes 183 illustrations and 6 tables. Owner name, endpapers tanned, text block tight, sharp, appears ge... more information

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$22.00
14) The Balance of Power in the Interwar Years, 1919-1939
Newman, William J
 
New York: Random House, 1968. William J. Newman, The Balance of Power in the Interwar Years, 1919-1939. New York: Random House, 1968. First edition. 12mo. Softcover. In this in-depth study Professor Newman rigorously analyzes an example of the concept of balance of power in international relations—the balance established by the 1925 Locarno treaties among Germany, France, Great Britain, Belgium, Italy, Czechoslovakia, and Poland. Name inside and some underlining. Pages foxed. Good condition.. First Edi... more information

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$22.00
15) Battle of Wits: The Complete Story of Codebreaking in World War II
Budiansky, Stephen
 
New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, 2000. New York, NY, Simon & Schuster, 2000. First edition. 8vo. Black quarter cloth over flecked-tan boards, with red lettering embossed on spine, illustrated with black and white photographs and tables, 436 pp. The author brings to the life the unsung code-breaking heroes of World War II which effectively won the battle of Midway, broke the German Enigma machine and more! Engrossing and exciting! Remainder mark, else brand new. Light shelfwear, small outwardly inv... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
16) Beautés de l'Histoire d'Amérique d'après les plus celèbres voyageurs et géographes qui ont écrit sur cette partie du monde par G***, ornées de 32 nouveaux sujets de gravures représentant les Costumes, Habitations, Animaux &c. SIGNED BY AUTHOR & PUBLISHER
Hapde, Jean-Baptiste-Auguste
 
Paris: D'Alexis Eymery, 1816. Paris: D'Alexis Eymery, 1816. First edition. Leather spine with 5 compartments, decorated ridges and compartments in dark brown and gold, gold titles. Marble boards, marble endpapers, all edges marble. 312 pp. Engraved frontispiece of explorers who discovered the "New World". Decorated title page. 12 additional engravings of indigenous peoples on 6 pages.A number of engravings have been cut out. A most unusual book, signed by both the author and the publis... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$350.00
17) Bed the Turtle Softly: Legends of the South Pacific
Branham, Mary Edith and Joel S
 
Mukilteo, WA: Scott Publications, 1975. Mukilteo, WA, Scott Publications, 1975. First edition. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY BOTH AUTHORS. 8vo. Bright orange cloth with gilt lettering embossed on spine and front board, endpapers decorated with map, illustrated in black and white throughout, 182 pp. This volume includes over fifty stories, some of them well known, others known only in the oral traditions of the families who have handed them down by word of mouth for generations. Included are the authors' adve... more information

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$55.00
18) Beginning of the symphony in "Alcestes", 1749-1750. Facsimile Document from the British Museum
Handel, George Frederick
 
London and New York: The International Library. Facsimile reprint. Elephant Folio, 11" x 17". Two loose pages, the first describing the facsimile, the second the facsimile plate itself printed on quality paper in two colors, suitable for framing. Beginning of the symphony which accompanies the entry of Alcides in Tobias Smollett's otherwise unknown play of "Alcestes", set to music by Handel between 27 Dec. 1749 and 8 Jan.1750. The composition is the only known specimen of incidental musi... more information

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$59.00
19) The Berlin Diary:The Journal of a Foriegn Correspondent 1934-1941
Shirer, William L
 
New York, NY: Alfred A Knopf, 1941. New York, NY, Alfred A. Knopf, 1941. First edition. 8vo. Deep red cloth with silver lettering and designs embossed on spine and front board, rough-cut pages, 605 pp. The subject of this diary is not its keeper, but Europe, which he watched with increasing fascination and horror plunge madly down the road to Armageddon in the last half of the 1930's. The primary cause of the Continent's upheaval was one Country, Germany, and one man, Adolf Hitler. He saw European ... more information

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$22.00
20) The Cambridge Modern History Volume VI The Eighteenth Century
Acton, Lord;Ward, A. W.;Prothero, G. W.;Leathes, Stanley
 
New York: Macmillan, 1925. New York: Macmillan, 1925. Early edition. 8vo. Brown cloth binding, gold titles, 1019 pp. including bibliography and index. Lacking part of title and first page of preface. Else in very good condition.. Early. Cloth. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$90.00
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