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Image for Scelta di Lettere Edificanti Scritte dalle Missioni Straniere Preceduta da  Quadri geografici, storici, politici, religiosi e letterari de' Paesi di  Missione.  Accresciuta di un ragguaglio storico sulle Missioni straniere  di nuove lettere edificanti ed altri scelti pezzi. Volume 4: Egypt,  Aethopia and  America.

Scelta di Lettere Edificanti Scritte dalle Missioni Straniere Preceduta da Quadri geografici, storici, politici, religiosi e letterari de' Paesi di Missione. Accresciuta di un ragguaglio storico sulle Missioni straniere di nuove lettere edificanti ed altri scelti pezzi. Volume 4: Egypt, Aethopia and America.

By: N/A

Price: $270.00

Publisher: Milan, Ranieri Fanfani: 1828

Seller ID: 3668

Condition: Very Good


Milan: Ranieri Fanfani. Very Good. 1828. Quarter Morocco. Handcolored folding maps of North & South America, 5 beautifully colored plates of Egypt, Egyptians and Ethiopians; 9 hand colored plates of indigenous Americans & Niagra Falls. ; Vol. 4; Hand-colored lithographs; 8vo ; 914; [8] pages; Additional images and further information provided upon request. ; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

Image for Village, Town, and Jungle Life in India. With Illustrations.

Village, Town, and Jungle Life in India. With Illustrations.

By: A. C. Newcombe

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Edinburgh & London, William Blackwood and Sons: 1905

Seller ID: 3538

Condition: Very Good


Edinburgh & London: William Blackwood and Sons. Very Good. 1905. Maroon cloth with pictorial printed in black to front cover. Gilt particulars to spine. Maroon painted endpapers. With frontispiece and tissue guard. Occasional foxing, mostly marginal. A nice, clean copy without previous owners' names or other markings. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; x, 417, 2 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

Image for Lexicon Linguae Aethiopicae cum Indice Latino Together with Werner  Munzinger's Vocabulaire de la Langue Tigre.

Lexicon Linguae Aethiopicae cum Indice Latino Together with Werner Munzinger's Vocabulaire de la Langue Tigre.

By: Augustus (Augusti) Dillmann

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New York, Frederick Ungar Publishing: 1955

Edition: second

Seller ID: 3554

Condition: Very Good


New York: Frederick Ungar Publishing. Very Good. 1955. second. Hardcover. Cloth a little faded at spine, but a nice clean tight copy. ; Folio ; 31,1522, 64 pages; Additional images and further information provided upon request. ; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

Image for Head-Hunters of Borneo A Narrative of Travel Up The Mahakkam and Down the  Barito

Head-Hunters of Borneo A Narrative of Travel Up The Mahakkam and Down the Barito

By: Bock, Carl

Price: $600.00

Publisher: Sampson, Low, Marston, Searle, Rivington: 1882

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 836

Condition: Very Good


Sampson, Low, Marston, Searle, Rivington. Very Good. 1882. Second Edition. Green Cloth Covered Boards. Color folding map and thirty chromolithographed plates. Undistinguished green cloth. ; 4to . View more info

Image for Bibliotheque Orientale, ou dictionnaire universel contenant tout ce qui  fait connoitre les peuples de l'Orient.

Bibliotheque Orientale, ou dictionnaire universel contenant tout ce qui fait connoitre les peuples de l'Orient.

By: C. Visdelou [Claude de Visdelou] and A. Galand [Antoine Galland]

Price: $1,800.00

Publisher: La Haye, J. Neaulme, Nicolas van Daalen: 1779

Seller ID: 3528

Condition: Very Good


La Haye: J. Neaulme, Nicolas van Daalen. Very Good. 1779. Quarter polished calf over marbled paper. General edgewear to covers. Raised bands and decorative gilt motif to spine; red calf label with gilt short title to spine. Hinges beginning near head of spine. Bookplates of noted proverb collector Colonel de Guinzbourg and the library of the Prince Regnant of Lichtenstein to front pastedown. Some edges deckled. Foxing throughout. Otherwise, a nice, clean, surprising... View more info

Head-Hunters of Borneo A Narrative of Travel Up The Mahakkam and Down the Barito

By: Carl Bock

Price: $600.00

Publisher: Sampson, Low, Marston, Searle, Rivington: 1882

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 3985

Condition: Very Good


Sampson, Low, Marston, Searle, Rivington. Very Good. 1882. Second Edition. Color folding map and thirty chromolithographed plates. Undistinguished green cloth. Owner's name to half title. Clean plates.; large 4to; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

Image for Truncheons Their Romance and Reality. Special and chief constables,'  staves, tipstaves and truncheons. Earliest railway truncheons, "Tythings,"  "Hundreds" "Leets," Ceremonial and Bludgeons. Riots: Wards: "Patroles":  Portreeves.

Truncheons Their Romance and Reality. Special and chief constables,' staves, tipstaves and truncheons. Earliest railway truncheons, "Tythings," "Hundreds" "Leets," Ceremonial and Bludgeons. Riots: Wards: "Patroles": Portreeves.

By: Erland Fenn Clark

Price: $185.00

Publisher: London, Herbert Jenkins Limited: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1661

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


London: Herbert Jenkins Limited. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1935. First Edition. Hardcover. Lettering faded to spine otherwise an exceptional copy without names, book plates or other detractions in the original jacket.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 242 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Image for Among the Indians of Guiana. Being sketches chiefly anthropologic from the  interior of British Guiana. With 53 illustrations and a map.

Among the Indians of Guiana. Being sketches chiefly anthropologic from the interior of British Guiana. With 53 illustrations and a map.

By: Everard F. IM Thurn

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London, Kegan Paul, Trench, & Co.: 1883

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3741

Condition: Very Good


London: Kegan Paul, Trench, & Co.. Very Good. 1883. First Edition. Maroon cloth with decorative foliage printed in black and title in gilt to front cover. Black decoration and gilt particulars to sunned spine. Losses to front and rear hinges. Bookplate of Philip Henry Nind to front pastedown. Gutters cracked with some losses. Black painted endpapers. Some foxing throughout, particularly to first and last several pages. Folding map of "Reduction of the Map of Bri... View more info

Image for Les Garçons seront toujours les Garçons!

Les Garçons seront toujours les Garçons!

By: Georges St. Martin & Rodald C. Nelson

Price: $385.00

Publisher: New York, Book Adventures, Inc.: 1966

Edition: First

Seller ID: 1666

Condition: Very Good


New York: Book Adventures, Inc.. Very Good. 1966. First. Hardcover. Light fading to spine; light foxing to pastedowns, otherwise a clean copy without names, book plates or other detractions. A celebration of boyhood in 240 oversize pages of photographs, most of which are multiples. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 256 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . First Edition. View more info

Image for The Hill Caves of Yucatan, A Search for Evidence of Man's Antiquity in the  Caverns of Central America Being An Account of the Corwith Expedition of  the Department of Archaeology and Paleontology of the University of  Pennsylvania

The Hill Caves of Yucatan, A Search for Evidence of Man's Antiquity in the Caverns of Central America Being An Account of the Corwith Expedition of the Department of Archaeology and Paleontology of the University of Pennsylvania

By: Henry C. Mercer

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J.B. Lippincott Company: 1896

Seller ID: 3184

Condition: Very Good


Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company. Very Good. 1896. Green cloth boards with gilt title and pictorial to front cover. Gilt particulars to spine. Contains 74 illustrations including map showing the Route of the Corwith Expedition and the caves explored in the Sierra de Yucatan. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 183 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

Image for Beitrage zur Indischen Erotik; das liebesleben des Sanskritvolkes nach den  quellen dargestellt.

Beitrage zur Indischen Erotik; das liebesleben des Sanskritvolkes nach den quellen dargestellt.

By: Richard Schmidt

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Lotus-Verlag: 1902

Edition: Fourth

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 3574

Condition: Very Good


Leipzig: Lotus-Verlag. Very Good. 1902. Fourth. Black cloth with gilt particulars to spine. The personal copy of Professor Royal W. Weiler, who taught Sanskrit at Columbia and the University of Pennsylvania, and whose name is neatly inscribed to the front free fly paper. Occasional scholia to margins throughout. Otherwise, a nice clean copy without further markings. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; viii, 976 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mai... View more info

Beitrage zur Indischen Erotik; das liebesleben des Sanskritvolkes nach den quellen dargestellt.

By: Richard Schmidt

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Berlin, Herman Barsdorf: 1922

Edition: 3rd

Seller ID: 3873

Condition: Very Good


Berlin: Herman Barsdorf. Very Good. 1922. 3rd. Brown paper boards with partial title printed to front cover. Pebbled cloth spine covering with author and partial title printed to head of spine. top edge painted red. "Made in Germany" stamped to bottom of title page, not affecting text. A clean copy without previous owners' names. ; Large 8vo; xi, 691, [i] pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

North West Amazons; Notes of some months spent among cannibal tribes

By: Thomas Whiffen

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, Duffield & Company: 1915

Seller ID: 2714

Condition: Very Good


New York: Duffield & Company. Very Good. 1915. Hardcover. Bound in original blue cloth; particulars in gilt to spine. Slight wear to head of spine and corners. Oxygen burns to fly sheets. Contains 54 plates and 5 maps, 3 of which fold out. A nice, clean copy without previous owners' names or other markings. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xvii; 317 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info