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Planning With People: U.S.A. 1965, Ash, Joan
1 Ash, Joan Planning With People: U.S.A. 1965
No Place No Publisher no Wraps Good 
No publisher, place or date. Presumed England, circa 1965. Wraps, photo illustrated on the front cover. Tied with 2 strings along the left hand side. 13 by 8 inches. 38 pp. Several pages stapled together along the fore edge, closing two blank facing pages onto each other. A few black and white photos throughout. A 'report of a tour in the U.S.A. September 20th-October 17th 1965 to study citizens' participation in urban rehabilitation areas.' This consists of a first-hand study of projects of urban renewal in various cities in the United States, including New York, Baltimore and Philadelphia, accompanied by photos documenting finished projects, as well as areas yet to be done. With commentary and reports throughout, including documentation of citizen efforts to clean up slums and other urban areas in disrepair. This report was apparently done to present ideas to the British community on potential means of urban renewal in their own country. GOOD condition. Moderate browning to the covers, with some soiling, staining and dark scuffs. Rear cover rather worn. Curling, creasing and minor tearing along the extremities. Staples on the fore edge rusted. A few rust stains in the interior. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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2 auritzen, Peter; Zielcke, Alexander Palaces of Venice
New York Dorset Press 1985 no Cloth Very Good Very Good Quarto 
Brown cloth in unclipped jacket. Quarto. 256 pp. Black and white and color photos throughout. A history and survey of 45 palaces in Venice, discussing their architecture and architectural considerations due to construction on the lagoon, the stages of Venetian palace construction, peculiar characteristics, interior decoration, etc. VERY GOOD condition. Minor rubbing, fading and edgewear to the jacket. Light fading and edgewear to the book. Owner's signature present. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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3 Balabanov, Kosta Macedonian Frescoes
Skopje, Macedonia Detska Radost, Publisher 1995 9989300208 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
Blue faux leather covers in unclipped dust jacket. Large square folio. 146 pp. Isbn #9989300208. With full page color illustrations throughout. Text in Macedonian and English. A detailed history and examination of Macedonian frescoes, from the origin of fresco painting in Egypt to its importation and evolution in the region of Macedonia through the 13th century and beyond. With a look at what influence the influx of the Slavic peoples had, as well as the importance of frescoes to religious practices in the region. The last half of the work presents a detailed pictorial look at various frescoes. VERY GOOD jacket and book. Minor rubbing and fading to the jacket, with some scuffing and bumping along the extremities. Minor fading, bumping and edgewear to the book. Previous owner's gift inscription on the first endpaper. Vertical crease present to this same endpaper. Text clean and solid. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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The City of the Great King: or Jerusalem as it was, as it is, and as it is to be., Barclay, J.T.
4 Barclay, J.T. The City of the Great King: or Jerusalem as it was, as it is, and as it is to be.
Philadelphia W.H. Thompson, Publisher 1883 no Cloth Good No Jacket 
Brown cloth, decorated and illustrated in black and gilt. xlii, 43-627 pp. Two maps, black and white and color plates throughout, with small black and white illustrations present in text. One color plate MISSING at page 572, although no evidence of removal is present. The Tomb of David color plate is bound as the frontispiece and not at page 208. A history of Jerusalem, discussing its environs, walls, towers, gates, castles, citadels, the city under Muslim rule, the Saracens, Egyptians and Christian rule, its rule by the Turks, notable events and people in its history, etc. GOOD condition, apparently MISSING one color plate. Minor soiling, fading and scuffing to the covers. Some bumping and scuffing along the extremities. Owner's name stamped on the second endpaper. Small hole in the center first endpaper. Frontis tissue guard and title page foxed. Light toning to the text. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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5 Barker, J.G. Editor Masonic Chronicle and Official Bulletin of the Supreme Council 33 A.:&A.:R.: For the United States of America, Their Territories and Dependences. Vol. VI. No. 12.
New York No printer or publisher Given 1884 no Original Wraps Fair 
Original wraps with an Egyptian style illustration on the front cover. Runs from page 179 to 194. Contains information of the various proceedings of the Supreme Council of Freemasons. In FAIR condition. Minor to moderate soiling to the covers, with heavy darkening along the extremities. Two faint vertical creases present, running the length of the booklet. Heavy wear along the extremities with many small chips and tears present. Especially worn is the rear cover fore edge. Heavy foxing and soiling to the fore edge margins of four pages within, with minor soiling and foxing otherwise scattered throughout. General darkening to the pages. Several pages unopened. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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6 Bartoszewski, Wladyslaw The Blood Shed Unites Us (Pages from the History of Help to the Jews of Occupied Poland).
Warsaw Interpress Publishers 1970 no Wraps Good 
Wraps. 244 pp. Black and white photos throughout. A firsthand account of the plight of the Jews in Occupied Poland during the late 1930s and 1940s. This includes a look at the onset of trouble and escalating oppression of the Jewish communities during the first part of the Nazi occupation and the subsequent interment and genocide in the concentration camps. With chapters on Polish reaction to the Jewish struggles, as well as the efforts, both underground and publicly, to save them. Wladyslaw Bartoszewski was an active member of the Polish underground during World War II, working several different organizations upon his release from Auschwitz in 1941. GOOD+ condition. Light fading, scuffing, creasing and curling to the covers. Minor toning to the text block. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7 Basehart, Jack Italian Splendor. Great Palaces, Castles and Villas
New York Universe Publishing 1995 no Wraps Very Good Folio 
Folio. Square format. Wraps with French flaps. 287 pp. Color photographs throughout. A primarily visual survey of various palaces, castles and villas in Italy, accompanied by descriptive commentary on interiors and architecture. This includes Villa Barbaro, Palazzo Albrizzi, La Rocca Pisana, Castello di Uzzano and many others. VERY GOOD condition. Minor scuffing and fading, mostly to the rear cover. Owner's signature present. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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8 Baxevenis, John J. Economy and Population Movements In the Peloponnesos of Greece
Athens, Greece National Centre of Social Research 1972 no Hard Cover Good No Jacket Signed by Author
Signed by the author on the title page. 86 pages. With a few charts throughout. A study of the economic factors relating to the population movements in the Peloponnesos of Greece. Based on research conducted in the 1960's. GOOD+ condition with general fading and some offsetting along the top and bottom extremity. Very minor soiling. Minor edgewear. Interior clean and solid. Ownership signature on the first endpaper. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9 Bennett, W. The History of Burnley. Four Volumes, complete.
No Place Burnley Corporation, Publisher no First Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket 
Various dates: 1946, 1947, 1948, and 1951. First editions. Original cloth hard covers. 152, 272, 392, 300 pp. With a few illustrations and photos throughout the various books. An extensive history of the town of Burnley in England, begun as a hamlet in the Medieval period and becoming a market town over 700 years ago. All are in GOOD condition with moderate to heavy fading to the covers, some offsetting, mostly minor soiling and moderate scuffing along the extremities. Moderate foxing present along the extremities and endpapers.Interiors clean and solid with moderate fading to the pages. Two long vertical scratch marks to the front cover of volume 2. Heavy fraying to the corner of the cloth of volume 3, resulting in some loss of cloth. The upper rear corner of volume four appears to have been nibbled away. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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10 Blackburn, Henry; Caldecott, Randolph Breton Folk. An Artistic Tour in Brittany
London Sampson, Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington 1880 no First Edition Hard Cover Fair No Jacket Randolph Caldecott 
First edition. Bluish green cloth hard covers. All page edges gilt.200 pages plus a map in the rear and a few pages of ads. With black and white illustrations, many full page and many in text, by Randolph Caldecott throughout. A travelogue recounting the scenery, towns, buildings and people of the Brittany region of France. In FAIR condition. Minor to moderate rubbing/scuffing to the covers. Mostly minor soiling. Minor fading. Extremities with scuffing and bumping to the corners and some fraying/scuffing to the head and foot of the spine. Interior solid with the binding cracked at the signature beginning at page 81-96. This signature was loose but has been REPAIRED with archival glue. Scattered mostly minor foxing throughout, moderate to a few pages. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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11 Botta, Carlo; Moore, Frances (believed translator). Italy, During the Consulate and Empire of Napoleon Buonaparte. Translated from the Italian of Carlo Botta. Two Volumes in One.
Philadelphia Towar and Hogan 1829 no Half-Leather Good No Jacket 
Brown half leather with marbled paper boards. Xv, 392 pages including index. A history of Italy from the late 1700's to 1814, when Napoleon pronounced himself King of Italy after becoming emperor of France, detailing the reestablishment of the Catholic Church in France, the war with Austria, as well as the claims to the throne in Spain, Naples, etc. Botta, an Italian historian, resided primarily in France, returning to Italy as a surgeon in the French army. While originally viewing the rule of Napoleon as favorable, he eventually advocated an independent Italy. With a Peucinian Society presentation bookplate on the inside front cover, with four names written in. These names are repeated in faint pencil on the first endpaper. The Peucinian Society is a literary society at Bowdoin College, founded in 1805. Signatures include an Albert G. Dob, as well as one of Manasseh Sevey, who perhaps participated in the Battle of San Jacinto during the Texas Revolution where Sam Houston defeated Santa Anna's forces( see San Jacinto museum website). GOOD condition, slightly ex-library (from the abovementioned society), with a small paper label on the spine, and withdrawn stamps, call numbers written on the aforementioned bookplate. One oval stamp in the text. Small dark ink stain to the upper left front cover. General fading and minor to moderate uneven scuffing to the covers, most noticeable to the rear cover. Some bumping along the extremities. Leather scuffed and worn at the corners. Hinges worn, with the leather along the rear hinge split along the entire length. Cover is somewhat weakly attached. Text block solid with minor foxing throughout. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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Commentarius in Epistolam ad Hebraeos cum Indicibus locupletissimis, quibusdam Tabulis Aeneis Elegantissimis, Braun, Johannes
12 Braun, Johannes Commentarius in Epistolam ad Hebraeos cum Indicibus locupletissimis, quibusdam Tabulis Aeneis Elegantissimis
Amsterdam Henrici and Viduae Theodori Boom 1705 no Half Leather Good No Jacket Ex-Library 
Light brown paper covered boards with leather spine and corners. *-***4, ****2, 1-971, gggggg2-4, hhhhhh-pppppp 4, qqqqqq2. With five engravings. Text primarily in Latin, with a few passages in Hebrew and Greek. Primarily a religious, historical and theological discussion/commentary on the Hebrew Epistles, with a vocabulary. Accompanied by five illustrations that depict sacrificial knives, a lamb being sacrificed, a fold out map of upper Egypt, the Sinai peninsula and lower Israel, a man being burned on a stake, and another being beaten. GOOD condition, ex-library, from a theological institution. Spine label, bookplate and a few minor interior markings present. Covers darkened and soiled, with some spotting and staining. Leather missing from the head of the spine, with heavy scuffing and some splitting along the hinges. Lengthy notes in pencil to a blank front endpaper. Minor scattered underlining in ink to a few pages. 
Price: 350.00 USD
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13 Brinton, D.G.; Napheys, Geo. H. The Laws of Health in Relation to the Human Form
Springfield, MA W.J. Holland 1870 no Cloth Good No Jacket 
Brown pebbled cloth with a very faded gilt bust in the center. 346 pp. plus 2 pages of ads in the rear. With an illustrated frontis and a few illustrations within. A general treatise and guide to health tips relating to beauty, cosmetics, skin and hair care. This includes chapters on caring for the teeth, the face, cutting and washing hair, cures for baldness, curling fluids, various short recipes for various skin washes and cleansers, hair washes, etc. With brief mention of left-handed people, the dangers of kissing, cosmetic surgery, etc. Brinton was a surgeon in the Union Army during the Civil War, as well as an archaeologist and ethnologist. GOOD condition. Uneven, but rather extensive, faded staining to the covers, with some soiling and moderate fading. Moderate scuffing along the extremities, with the cloth split and frayed at the spine tips and corners. Interior front hinge cracked. Text solid, with a few signatures beginning to pull a bit from the binding. Several ownership signatures present. Math problems worked out on the front endpaper. Minor scattered soiling and staining to the pages. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14 Brinton, Daniel G. The Linguistic Cartography of the Chaco Region
Philadelphia MacCalla and Company, Printer 1898 no Pamphlet Good 
Pamphlet, lacking wrappers. 30 pp. Color fold out map at the front. A study of historical linguistics of the Chaco region in South America, discussing the Mataco, Guaycuru, Tupi, Samcu, Ennima, Arawack, Quechua and Lule stocks (languages), examining these aboriginal languages in the El Gran Chaco, or Great Hunting Ground in the northern Argentina, and eastern Bolivia area. GOOD condition. MISSING covers. Minor general toning and edgewear. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Imperial Courts of France, England, Russia, Prussia, Sardinia and Austria. Richly Illustrated with Portraits of Imperial Sovereigns and their Cabinet Ministers; with biographical sketches, and an introduction by William Cullen Bryant., Bryant, William Cullen (introduction). Bidwell, W.H. (editor).
15 Bryant, William Cullen (introduction). Bidwell, W.H. (editor). Imperial Courts of France, England, Russia, Prussia, Sardinia and Austria. Richly Illustrated with Portraits of Imperial Sovereigns and their Cabinet Ministers; with biographical sketches, and an introduction by William Cullen Bryant.
New York Charles Scribner 1863 no Full Leather Good 
Full morocco leather with ornamentation in blind. Xiv, 411 pp. Black and white illustrated plates throughout. A collection of biographical sketches of various royal, political and military leaders of various countries of Europe, looking at important former leaders, as well as those contemporary to the time of writing. This includes Napoleon, the Duke of Wellington, Sir Robert Peel, The Emporer Alexander I, Count Orloff, King Victor Emmanuel, Count de Cavour, the Shah of Persia, etc. GOOD+ condition. Minor fading. Moderate scuffing to the leather along the spine, hinges and extremities. Small tear, with creasing to the leather at the tale of the spine. Owner's bookplate present. Minor scattered foxing in the interior. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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16 Challice, A.E. Memories of French Palaces
London Bradbury, Evans and Co 1871 no Cloth Good No Jacket 
Blue cloth with decorations stamped in gilt and black. 352 pp, plus 8 pages of ads in the rear. With 8 illustrated plates, with the Versailles plate bound as the frontispiece. A history of several French palaces, documenting not only the history of the building but chronicling significant events and people associated with them, providing a history of France and its courts. This includes Versailles, St. Germain, the Louvre and the Tuileries, St. Cloud, the Palais Royal, the Elysee, Compiegne, Little Trianon and La Malmaison, and Fontainbleau. GOOD+ condition. Mostly minor scuffing to the coversm with general fading. Spine sunned. Minor soiling. Corners frayed, with light pulling and fraying to the head and tail of the spine. Several ownership signatures on the first endpapers. Text block solid with minor toning to the paper. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Cyclopaedia: or, an Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences; containing an explication of the things signified thereby, in the Several Arts, Both Liberal and Mechanical; and the Several Sciences, Human and Divine (). In Two Volumes., Chambers, E.
17 Chambers, E. Cyclopaedia: or, an Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences; containing an explication of the things signified thereby, in the Several Arts, Both Liberal and Mechanical; and the Several Sciences, Human and Divine (). In Two Volumes.
London Printed for W. Innys, J. and P. Knapton, S. Birt et al. 1751 no Full Leather Poor Folio 
Stated seventh edition, revised and corrected. Full calf leather. Folio. Approximately 15 plates between the two volumes, some fold out. A later, two volume edition of this encyclopedia style work, focusing on sciences, mathematics and mechanical arts, including printing, but also discussing the technology in various industries, from maritime, etc. POOR/FAIR condition. Heavy scuffing, fading and wear to the covers, with some spotting and staining. Spines very worn, with the hinges split and separating, rendering the covers VERY tenuously attached. Text blocks solid, with scattered foxing and minor soiling throughout. Many of the fold out plates DETACHED, torn, chipped, creased and worn, with some torn in pieces and presumably missing pieces. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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18 Chen, Ta Japanese Emigration to China.
New York Chinese Patriotic Committee of New York City, Publisher no Wraps Good 
no date, perhaps circa 1922. Printed wraps. 42 pp. A work examining Japanese emigration to China, asserting that most of it is a concerted effort by the government of Japan to establish an empire on the mainland of Asia, through the use of immigrants. The author cites secret Japanese documents, as well as other sources to back up his claim. GOOD condition. Moderate to heavy foxing to the covers along the upper edges. Minor toning. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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19 Cline, Walter M The Muzzle-Loading Rifle Then and Now
Huntington, WV Standard Printing and Publishing Company 1942 no First Edition Cloth Good No Jacket 
Stated first edition. Brown cloth. No jacket. Small folio. 162 pp. Black and white photos throughout. A history of the long barreled shooting rifle as developed in the United States around 1730, documenting its early use and evolution of design, as well as its importance in the American frontier, the American Revolution, Civil War, etc. GOOD+ condition. General fading to the rear cover and spine. Minor soiling. Some scuffing and light fraying along the extremities. Owner's inscription heavily crossed out on the first endpaper. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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20 Coffin, David R. The Villa in the Life of Renaissance Rome
Princeton Princeton University Press 1979 0691039429 / 9780691039428 Trade Paperback Very Good Quarto 
385 pp. Black and white photos throughout. A detailed history of the rise of the Villa in Italian life and culture in the 15th and 16th centuries, examining their social function, use as places of leisure, and meaning rather than architectural significance. VERY GOOD condition. Minor scuffing and curling to the covers. A hint of foxing to the page edges. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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