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Atlas Pour Les Commentaires de Napoleon le Grand

By: N/A

Price: $325.00

Publisher: Paris, Imprimerie Imperiale: 1867

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 18248

Condition: VG/NONE


Red cloth boards with red leather spine and gilt lettering, five raised bands. Boards rubbed, lightly bumped and worn on points and extremities with some loss to leather at edges, some staining. Marbled endpapers, decorative bookplate inside front board, scattered light foxing. Binding sturdy with all 33 double-sided color maps present. An uncommon copy of the atlas volume of Les Commentaires. ; MCN14935; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

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The Armenians Their History & Culture

By: Baliozian, Ara

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Ararat Press: 1985

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 22067

ISBN: 0933706227

Condition: VG+


Author signed and dated half-title. Armenian history, religion, languages, literature, music, art and architecture, cinema, science & technology, cuisine. Index. Originally published 1975.; MCN18148; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 191 pp; Signed by Author View more info

Silver Islet Striking It Rich In Lake Superior

By: Barr, Elinor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Natural Heritage/Natural History Inc.: 1995

Seller ID: 33728

ISBN: 0920474411

Condition: F


History of one of Ontario, Canada's earliest mines between 1870 and 1884, illustrated throughout. ; MCN27753; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 160 pp View more info

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Warfield A Thousand Years of a Berkshire Parish

By: Barty-King, Hugh

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Warfield Parish Council: 2001

Seller ID: 31727

Condition: F


"A Berkshire Parish and the March of Time from the end of the first millennium to the beginning of the third." Illustrated throughout, with index. ; MCN26097; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 176 pp View more info

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Slezsko

By: Bechny, Jaroslav, et al

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Opava, Matice Slezska: 1992

Seller ID: 25781

Condition: VG+/VG+


White cloth boards clean and unmarked, pictorial dustjacket rubbed with edge wear, now in protective mylar. Oversized history of Silesia written by several contributors, illustrated with photographs in both color and black-and-white. Text in Czech with six-page English translation at rear. ; MCN20872; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 288 pp View more info

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A Story of Horsham A Municipal Century

By: Brooke, Brian and Alan Finch

Price: $12.00

Publisher: City of Horsham: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 26124

ISBN: 0959831215

Condition: VG+/G+


Tan paper covered boards rubbed at spine ends. Dustjacket edgeworn with chipping, front flap detached but present and now in protective mylar. An illustrated history of the market town of Horsham in County of Sussex, England, with index. ; MCN21197; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" ; 278 pp View more info

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America's Colonial Desk and the Philippines, 1898-1934

By: Cruz, Romeo V.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Quezon City, University of the Philippines Press: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 31286

Condition: G/G


Blue cloth boards front panel has slight sway, corners bumped, spotting to page ends with slight musty odor. Pictorial dustjacket spotted and lightly rubbed, now in protective mylar. Author inscribed title page "To ...with my compliments, Romy V. Cruz 22 March 1976." ; MCN25674; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 247 pp; Signed by Author View more info

The Days of Ure Bygone times in the Yorkshire Dales

By: Day, Colin

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Friends of the Dales Countryside Museum: 2014

Seller ID: 30557

Condition: VG+


Mailing label taped inside front cover, check marks to table of contents page. Compilation of articles taken from the journal Now Then, containing essays on local Yorkshire Dales history in Great Britain. ; MCN25038; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 184 pp View more info

Strong as the Ocean Women's Work in the Newfoundland and Labrador Fisheries

By: Ennis, Frances and Helen Woodrow

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Harrish Press: 1996

Seller ID: 31438

ISBN: 0968133800

Condition: VG+


Inscription on title page else a fine copy. Illustrated with black-and-white photographs.; MCN25819; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 86 pp View more info

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A School Atlas of English History

By: Gardiner, Samuel Rawson

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green & Company: 1892

Seller ID: 33579

Condition: G/NONE


Brown cloth boards quite worn, binding is shot but maps in excellent condition, being sold here AS IS. ; MCN27608; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 88 pp View more info

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Men and Women of the French Revolution

By: Gibbs, Philip

Price: $18.00

Publisher: J. B. Lippincott: 1906

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 34030

Condition: VG+/NONE


Red cloth boards with gilt trim lightly rubbed on tips, corners square and securely bound. Frontis portrait has vertical crease and closed edge tear. ; MCN28018; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 386 pp View more info

Image for The Old Log School and Huron Old Boys in Pioneer Days With Twenty-five Illustrations

The Old Log School and Huron Old Boys in Pioneer Days With Twenty-five Illustrations

By: Green, Gavin Hamilton

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Signal-Star Press: 1939

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 27975

Condition: VG+/NONE


Worn on spine ends else corners square and binding secure. Memoir and informal history of Colborne Township school in Ontario, Canada, illustrated. ; MCN22619; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 217 pp View more info

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Guysborough Sketches and Essays

By: Jost, A. C.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Guysborough, Private Printing: 1950

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 21810

Condition: VG+/NONE


Black cloth boards show mild wear. Detailed history of Guysborough, Nova Scotia includes over 150 pages of family genealogies. ; MCN17906; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 414 pp View more info

Image for Zbornik Uvah a Osobnych Spomienok o Slovenskom Narodnom Povstani (Personal Memories of Slovak National Uprising)

Zbornik Uvah a Osobnych Spomienok o Slovenskom Narodnom Povstani (Personal Memories of Slovak National Uprising)

By: Kvetko, Martin and Miroslav Jan Licko

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Toronto, Vytlacil Novy Domov: 1976

Seller ID: 33995

Condition: NF


Text in Slovak - short resume in English, German and French. Account of the 1944 Slovak National Uprising. ; MCN27989; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 434 pp View more info

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The Mysore Tribes and Castes Volume III

By: Nanjundayya, H. V. and Rao Bahadur L. K. Ananthakrishna Iyer

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Mysore University: 1930

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 33737

Condition: G+/NONE


Original green cloth boards with gilt lettering worn on points, extremities bumped and small nick to cloth head of spine. University bookplate and a few internal library markings, corners square. Volume III only, illustrated with photographs. ; MCN27761; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 619 pp View more info

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The Mysore Tribes and Castes Volume IV

By: Nanjundayya, H. V. and Rao Bahadur L. K. Ananthakrishna Iyer

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Mysore University: 1931

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 33739

Condition: G+/NONE


Original dark burgundy cloth boards with gilt lettering worn extremities, tearing to cloth along spine edges. Usual internal library markings. Volume IV only, illustrated with photographs. ; MCN27763; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 677 pp View more info

Image for Mont Orgueil Castle Its History and Description With Plans and Illustrations

Mont Orgueil Castle Its History and Description With Plans and Illustrations

By: Nicolle, Edmund Toulmin

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Jersey, Beresford Library Limited: 1921

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 25673

Condition: VG/NONE


Tan cloth and paper covered boards lightly rubbed, fore-edge corners bumped with tearing to paper. Tightly bound, offsetting to endpapers and brief inked inscription inside front board. With black-and-white photographic plates, all present and in excellent condition, includes double-sided plan of castle at rear. ; MCN20774; Large 8vo 9" - 10" ; 207 pp View more info

The Jews of Windsor 1790-1990 A Historical Chronicle

By: Plaut, Jonathan V.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Dundurn Press: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 31613

ISBN: 1550027069

Condition: NF


Author inscribed title page "To...Your family is part of this story! Best regards Jonathan Plaut." ; MCN25991; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 320 pp; Signed by Author View more info

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Picture Mitchell 1857-1997

By: Robinson, Dean

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 1999 Mitchell Homecoming Committee: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 16886

ISBN: 0968502008

Condition: F/NF


Number 861 of an edition limited to 1000 copies. Oversized history of the town of Mitchell in Ontario profusely illustrated with b/w historical photographs. ; MCN13879; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 208 pp View more info

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Saudi Arabia The Ceaseless Quest for Security

By: Safran, Nadav

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 30493

ISBN: 0674789857

Condition: VG+/VG+


Tan cloth boards show mild wear, in a mildly rubbed dustjacket with 1" closed tear rear panel, now in protective mylar. First edition copy with full number line. ; MCN24977; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 524 pp View more info