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Image for A History of Cuyahoga County and the City of Cleveland, Historical and Biographical, Volume III -by William R Coates ( Book 3 / Three )

A History of Cuyahoga County and the City of Cleveland, Historical and Biographical, Volume III -by William R Coates ( Book 3 / Three )

By: Coates, William R

Price: $63.94

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois / New York, Chicago, IL / N.Y., New York: The American Historical Society, 1924, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 154715


-----------hardcover, about 7 x 10.5 inches, a solid Very Good copy, black pebbled cloth, a bit of light wear, rubbing to tips, a solid copy, a bit of foxing, marbled endpapers, marbled text block edges, tight and square copy, 32 pages, b&w photos, one photo is loose, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for A KLONDIKE Centennial Scrapbook:  The Great Klondike Gold Rush - Movies, Music, Guides, Photographs, Artifacts & Personalities ( Alaska / British Columbia / Yukon / Miners, Prospectors, etc )

A KLONDIKE Centennial Scrapbook: The Great Klondike Gold Rush - Movies, Music, Guides, Photographs, Artifacts & Personalities ( Alaska / British Columbia / Yukon / Miners, Prospectors, etc )

By: Cohen, Stan with Candy Waugaman

Price: $11.46

Publisher: Montana, Missoula, MT: Pictorial Histories Publishing Company, 1997, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161810


----------softcover, about 8.5w x 11h inches, a Near Fine example, 176 pages, colour and b&w images and photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Lucknow: A Veritable Goldmine - Local History Series # 2 ( Australia / Australian History ) ( Gold Mine )( Includes Shadforth ) ( Orange city related)

By: Cook, Kerrin ( Allan Roberts too!)

Price: $63.94

Publisher: Australia, Orange, NSW, Australia: Orange City Council 150th Anniversary Project, 1995, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 153182


-----------large (quarto) softcover, a Near Fine copy with a bit of light wear, 165 pages, b&w photos throughout, contents include: 2 poems by Roberts about Lucknow; Foreword; Preface; Early Exploration; Early Settlement ( Summer Hill; Chinaman's Bend Cemetery; Agricultural Development ); Discovery of Gold ( History of Gold Discovery; Gold at Frederick's Valley; Wentworth Gold Field Company; Opening up of Lucknow Gold Fields; Early Claims and Mines ); Lucknow Village ( ... View more info

Image for A Tour of East Antrim: Historic Photographs from the W A Green Collection in the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum ( Northern Ireland )( Vintage Photography / Photographic History )

A Tour of East Antrim: Historic Photographs from the W A Green Collection in the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum ( Northern Ireland )( Vintage Photography / Photographic History )

By: Corcoran, Doreen (from the Collection of W A Green )

Price: $16.58

Publisher: England, Belfast, Northern Ireland: Friar's Bush Press, 1990, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161353


-----------softcover, about 8.5w x 7h inches, a very Good+ example with just a wee bit of light rubbing to edges, 92 pages, packed with b&w photographs about all things East Antrim, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for On the Crofters' Trail: In Search of the Clearance Highlanders ( Crofters )(inc Cape Breton & Prince Edward Island; Ontario; Manitoba; Shetland; Orkney; Barra; Raasay; Sleat, Skye; North South Uist; Tiree & Mull; etc)( Scottish / Scotlland Immigration )

On the Crofters' Trail: In Search of the Clearance Highlanders ( Crofters )(inc Cape Breton & Prince Edward Island; Ontario; Manitoba; Shetland; Orkney; Barra; Raasay; Sleat, Skye; North South Uist; Tiree & Mull; etc)( Scottish / Scotlland Immigration )

By: Craig, David

Price: $24.26

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Jonathan Cape, 1990, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161423


-----------hardcover, about 6.25w x 9.25h inches, a Near Fine example, in a lightly rubbed Near Fine dustjacket, 358 pages, b&w photos, ---"In the Clearances of the 19th century, crofts -once the mainstay of Highland life in Scotland -were swept away as the land was put over to sheep grazing. Many of the people of the Highlands and islands of Scotland were forced from their homes by landowners in the Clearances. Some fled to Nova Scotia and beyond. David Craig sets o... View more info

The Age of Conversation -by Benedetta Craveri ( French salon history)

By: Craveri, Benedetta, Translated By Teresa Waugh

Price: $21.70

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: New York Review Books / NYRB, 2005, 1st US edition, First Printing: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 152882


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, maybe unread, 488 pages, b&w illustrrations, ---In the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, between the reign of Louis XIII and the Revolution, the French nobility of the ancien regime turned their energies to developing the art of sociability, a refined code of manners, and an ideal of gallant, spirited conversation that became a model for social and intellectual life. --Benedetta Craveri’s history of... View more info

Paris on the Eve, 1900 - 1914 -by Vincent Cronin

By: Cronin, Vincent ( Vincent Archibald Patrick Cronin FRSL, 24 May 1924 - 25 January 2011 )

Price: $21.70

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Collins, 1989, 1st edition, First Printing: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 152881


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine price clipped dustjacket, 485 pages, b&w photos, ---This portrait of Paris between 1900 and 1914, when it was the artistic centre of Europe, is evoked by a series of character sketches of important figures, such as Proust, Gide, Claudel, Debussy, Sarah Bernhardt, Picasso, Diaghilev and the Curies. By drawing together the threads of their lives the author distinguishes a subtlety and delicacy in artistic and intellectu... View more info

Image for History of the South Australian Brewing Company Limited, 1888 to 1988 ( Beer )

History of the South Australian Brewing Company Limited, 1888 to 1988 ( Beer )

By: Cudmore, Michael (compiler), Foreword By J I N Winter / The South Australian Brewing Company Limited

Price: $24.26

Publisher: Australia, Thebarton, SA: The South Australian Brewing Company Limited, 1988, 1st edition, First Printing: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 144382


------------large (quarto) hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine glassine (clear) dustjacket, 164 pages, packed with colour and b&w photos, includes vinatge / historical photos, advertisements, glass bottles from days of yore, etc, a nice book, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

The Peninsular Journal, 1808 - 1817 -by Major-General Sir Benjamin D'Urban / Napoleonic Library Series ( Napoleon )

By: D'Urban, Major-General Sir Benjamin; Edited and with an Introduction By I J Rousseau / Napoleonic Library Series

Price: $21.70

Publisher: London, England, London / Novato, CA.: Greenhill Books / Presidio Press, 1990, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 150703


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a lightly rubbed Near Fine dustjacket with a bit of sunning to the spine, 355 pages, b&w maps, a complete and unabridged facsimile reprint of the 1930 edition, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Great Lakes Indian Accommodation and Resistance during the Early Reservation Years, 1850-1900

Great Lakes Indian Accommodation and Resistance during the Early Reservation Years, 1850-1900

By: Danziger, Edmund Jefferson, Jr.

Price: $19.14

Publisher: USA, Ann Arbor, MI.: The University of Michigan Press, 2009 1st Edition, First Printing: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 155537


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy but there is a bit of ink underlining and bracketing so a Very Good copy, in a Very Good dustjacket with a small nick at upper spine tip and a short closed tear on rear panel, 322 pages, b&w photos, ---"During the four decades following the War of 1812, Great Lakes Indians were forced to surrender most of their ancestral homelands and begin refashioning their lives on reservations. The challenges Indians faced during this period... View more info

Image for The Perfect Nazi:  Uncovering My Grandfather's Secret Past and How Hitler Seduced a Generation  ( Waffen - SS )

The Perfect Nazi: Uncovering My Grandfather's Secret Past and How Hitler Seduced a Generation ( Waffen - SS )

By: Davidson, Martin

Price: $12.74

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Doubleday Canada, 2010, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 145068


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy, in a Very Good+ dustjacket with a crease on rear panel and rear flap, 316 pages, b&w photos, ---"A unique and highly personal history of Nazi Germany, supported throughout by documents and transcripts. In 1993 Martin Davidson discovered that his German grandfather, who seemingly spent the war as an unassuming dentist in Berlin, had been a Nazi. And a thoroughly committed one, too: he had joined the Bund as a child, graduated to... View more info

Image for A Murder of Crows:  The Story of Penally -by Margaret Davies -a Signed Copy ( Pembrokeshire, Wales / Welsh Local History )

A Murder of Crows: The Story of Penally -by Margaret Davies -a Signed Copy ( Pembrokeshire, Wales / Welsh Local History )

By: Davies, Margaret (signed), Preface By Dillwyn Miles

Price: $95.94

Publisher: United Kingdom, Penally, Pembrokeshire, UK: Self Published / Margaret Davies, 2001, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 161906


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine example, a wee bit of rubbing to the edges of the boards, in a lightly rubbed Near Fine dustjacket, looks close to new, signed without inscription "M Davies 2001", 175 pages, b&w photos, illustrations and maps, map endpapers, , any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo, ///SIGNED/// View more info

Image for Vaugondy Globe (facsimile) Par 1745 --by Robert De Vaugondy / Authentic Models Reproductions Nostalgia from Bygone Days (in Box )( Terrestrial Globe )

Vaugondy Globe (facsimile) Par 1745 --by Robert De Vaugondy / Authentic Models Reproductions Nostalgia from Bygone Days (in Box )( Terrestrial Globe )

By: De Vaugondy, Robert / Facsimile of the 1745 Vaugondy Globe

Price: $57.54

Publisher: Eugene, Oregon, Eugene, OR: Authentic Models, NO DATE (circa 2001 ), 1st Issue / Edition: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 156614


-----------terrestrial globe, a facsimile of the 1745 globe be Robert de Gauvondy, the globe is FINE, it measures about 6 inches across, done in fill colour, housed in a matching tube-shaped box, the globe is very nice and "floats" in the box, the interior of the box is faux marbling as one would see in a book with marbled endpapers, a very nice production that makes a lovely desk or room accent, , any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not... View more info

Image for English Shop  Fronts from Contemporary Sources 1792 - 1840 ( Designs for ---1792; A Series of Designs for --- 1828; Designs for --- 1831; Shop Fronts and Exterior Doors; On the Construction and Decoration of the Shop Fronts of London 1840)

English Shop Fronts from Contemporary Sources 1792 - 1840 ( Designs for ---1792; A Series of Designs for --- 1828; Designs for --- 1831; Shop Fronts and Exterior Doors; On the Construction and Decoration of the Shop Fronts of London 1840)

By: Dean, David ( I and J Taylor; J Young; J Faulkner; T King; N Whittock )

Price: $25.54

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Alec Tiranti, 1970, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 145831


-----------large (quarto) hardcover, a solid copy but there is a dampstain to the last 20 or so pages of illustrations, small stain in front gutter, small loss to pale blue card cover at lower rear corner tip, small splash marks on spine, still a very serviceable copy, packed with b&w illustrations taken from Designs for Shop Fronts by Taylor ---1792; A Series of Designs for Shop Fronts by Young--- 1828; Designs for Shop Fronts by Faulkner--- 1831; Shop Fronts and Exter... View more info

Image for TWO VOLUMES:  Lebensraum & Lebensraum, Extermination Camps of the Third Reich Photographs/Photography by Grant Delin ( Auschwitz, Belzec, Birkenau, Chelmno, Gross-Rosen, Majdanek, Plasow, Sobibor, Stutthof, Theresienstadt, Treblinka )( Nazi Death Camps)

TWO VOLUMES: Lebensraum & Lebensraum, Extermination Camps of the Third Reich Photographs/Photography by Grant Delin ( Auschwitz, Belzec, Birkenau, Chelmno, Gross-Rosen, Majdanek, Plasow, Sobibor, Stutthof, Theresienstadt, Treblinka )( Nazi Death Camps)

By: Delin, Grant (photographer / Photographs by); Afterword By Victor H Carroll

Price: $115.14

Publisher: London, England, No Place / London, UK: No Publisher ( Grant Delin - Self Published ? ) / Westzone, 1997 / 2001, 1st Edition, First Printing for Both: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 160477


-------------2 volumes (ONE SHIPPING PRICE ), hardcovers, both are Near Fine copies, this listing is for TWO BOOKS, ---the first is simply titled LEBENSRAUM and does not have any publisher information, date at the rear of the book is 1997, it is a Near Fine copy, no dustjacket as issued, about 12.5w x 7.5h inches, coil bound with clear plastic covers, this contains about 30 b&w images presented on heavy card stock, all of these images appear in the other volume (EXTERMI... View more info

Image for Creating a New Medina: State Power, Islam and the Quest for Pakistan in late Colonial North India by Venkat Dhulipala / Cambridge University Press

Creating a New Medina: State Power, Islam and the Quest for Pakistan in late Colonial North India by Venkat Dhulipala / Cambridge University Press

By: Dhulipala, Venkat / Cambridge University Press

Price: $60.10

Publisher: Delhi, India, Delhi, India: Cambridge University Press ( CUP ), 2015, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 158750


------------hardcover, about 6.25 x 9.25 inches, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, 530 pages, ---"This book examines how the idea of Pakistan was articulated and debated in the public sphere and how popular enthusiasm was generated for its successful achievement, especially in the crucial province of U.P. (now Uttar Pradesh) in the last decade of British colonial rule in India. It argues that Pakistan was not simply a vague idea that serendipitously emerged... View more info

Image for WALLS:  Travels Along the Barricades ---by Marcello Di Cintio -a Signed Copy ( West Bank / Ceuta / Melilla; Western Sahara; Indo-Bangladesh Fence; Nicosia / Lefkosa; US - Mexico Border; Belfast; The l'Acadie Fence, Montreal )

WALLS: Travels Along the Barricades ---by Marcello Di Cintio -a Signed Copy ( West Bank / Ceuta / Melilla; Western Sahara; Indo-Bangladesh Fence; Nicosia / Lefkosa; US - Mexico Border; Belfast; The l'Acadie Fence, Montreal )

By: Di Cintio, Marcello (signed)

Price: $31.94

Publisher: Fredericton, New Brunswick, Fredericton, New Brunswick: Goose Lane Editions, 2012, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 155377


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy, in a Near Fine dustjacket, signed awith inscription by the author, 287 pages, ---"In this ambitious blend of travel and reportage, Marcello Di Cintio travels to the world’s most disputed edges to meet the people who live alongside the razor wire and answer the question: What does it mean to live against the walls? Di Cintio shares tea with Saharan refugees on the wrong side of Morocco’s desert wall. He meets with illegal P... View more info

Image for The Death of the Red King ---by Paul Doherty -a Signed Copy ( Rufus the Red / William II )

The Death of the Red King ---by Paul Doherty -a Signed Copy ( Rufus the Red / William II )

By: Doherty, Paul (signed and inscribed) ( AKA: Anna Apostolou, Michael Clynes, Ann Dukthas, C L Grace, Paul Harding )

Price: $31.94

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Greenwich Exchange, 2006, 1st edition, First Printing: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed and Inscribed

Seller ID: 157954


-----------hard cover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, feels unread, signed and inscribed "S_____ T_____ Best Paul Doherty", 180 pages, ---William II of England, nicknamed "Rufus the Red King" was killed by an arrow loosed by one of his own men. By concentrating on both old and new evidence, the author demonstrates that the king's death is highly suspect. Through the eyes of Anselm, the great philosopher and secret admirer of the Red King, the... View more info

Image for HMS Ganges: Tales of the TROGS (and Nozzers ) -by John Douglas ( T.R.O.G.s - Trained Rating of Ganges )( H.M.S.)( RN / Royal Navy related)( Old Boys' Association )

HMS Ganges: Tales of the TROGS (and Nozzers ) -by John Douglas ( T.R.O.G.s - Trained Rating of Ganges )( H.M.S.)( RN / Royal Navy related)( Old Boys' Association )

By: Douglas, John

Price: $24.26

Publisher: England, Penmarth, Cornwall, UK: Second City Publishers / John Douglas / Douglas House, 1995, 1st Edition, First Prinitng: 1995

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161710


-----------trade paperback, about 5.75w x 8.25h inches, a Very Good to Very Good+ copy with a wee bit of light rubbing, 263 pages, b&w illustrations, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo. View more info

Image for HMS Ganges: Roll on My Dozen -by John Douglas -a Signed Copy ( H.M.S.)( Old Boys' Association )( RN / Royal Navy related)

HMS Ganges: Roll on My Dozen -by John Douglas -a Signed Copy ( H.M.S.)( Old Boys' Association )( RN / Royal Navy related)

By: Douglas, John (signed)

Price: $24.26

Publisher: England, Penmarth, Cornwall, UK: John Douglas / Douglas House, 1997, 3rd Edition, 1st Prinitng: 1997

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 161711


-----------trade paperback, about 5.75w x 8.25h inches, a Very Good to Very Good+ copy with a wee bit of light rubbing, 167 pages, signed by the author, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo. View more info