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Image for From Insult to Injury:  My Life of Fun, Mayhem and Murder in the Royal Ulster Constabulary 1955 - 1988 -by Ivan F Duncan, Chief Inspector RUC ( Retd )( Northern Ireland / Police / Policing Autobiography / Biography )

From Insult to Injury: My Life of Fun, Mayhem and Murder in the Royal Ulster Constabulary 1955 - 1988 -by Ivan F Duncan, Chief Inspector RUC ( Retd )( Northern Ireland / Police / Policing Autobiography / Biography )

By: Duncan, Ivan F, Chief Inspector RUC ( Royal Ulster Constabulary )( Retd )

Price: $38.21

Publisher: England, Donaghee, Co. Down, Northern Ireland, UK: Figments Publishing, No Date (circa 1990 ), 1st Edition, First Printing: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 162945

ISBN: 1901227030

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


------------hardcover, about 6w x 8.5h inches, a near Fine example, in a Near Fine dustjacket, looks new, 186 pages, b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED/// View more info

Image for Remembrances of Life and Customs in Gilbert White's, Cobbett's, and Charles Kingsley's Country with Illustrations of Considerable Local Interest -by J Alfred Eggar

Remembrances of Life and Customs in Gilbert White's, Cobbett's, and Charles Kingsley's Country with Illustrations of Considerable Local Interest -by J Alfred Eggar

By: Eggar, J Alfred ( Charles Kingsley related)

Price: $32.93

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co., 1925, 1st Edition, 1st Printing of the revised edition: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 158260

Condition: Very Good (see description)


----------hardcover, about 5 x 7.5 inches, tan cloth with black lettering, a solid Very Good copy with light wear and rubbing, a bit of light soiling, 206 pages, b&w photos, the section at the back of the book is dated 1925, the earlier edition had 199 pages and was from 1924, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// View more info

Image for History of Icelandic prose Writers, 1800 - 1940 / ISLANDICA: An Annual Related to Iceland and the Fiske Collection in Cornell University Library, Volumes xxxii and xxxiii - 1800-1940 -by Stefan Einarsson ( 32 /  33 )

History of Icelandic prose Writers, 1800 - 1940 / ISLANDICA: An Annual Related to Iceland and the Fiske Collection in Cornell University Library, Volumes xxxii and xxxiii - 1800-1940 -by Stefan Einarsson ( 32 / 33 )

By: Einarsson, Stefan, Professor of Scandinavian Philology The Johns Hopkins University / Islandica Annual

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Ithaca, New York, Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1948, 1st edition, First Printing: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 159131

Condition: Good (see description)


----------softcover, about 6 x 9 inches, a solid Good to Very Good copy, some light wear and rubbing, a bit of age toning to the spine, some small nicks, 269 pages, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Leaves from the Diary of an Army Surgeon: or Incidents of Field Camp, and Hospital Life -by Thomas T Ellis ( English Doctor Volunteer / Union Troops / Civil War )

Leaves from the Diary of an Army Surgeon: or Incidents of Field Camp, and Hospital Life -by Thomas T Ellis ( English Doctor Volunteer / Union Troops / Civil War )

By: Ellis, Thomas T

Price: $98.93

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: John Bradburn, 1863, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1863

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164494

Condition: Very Good (see description)


----------hardcover, brown cloth with gilt field hospital illustration on front panel, black lettering on spine, overall a solid Very Good example in the original binding, rubbing and light soiling to the boards and spine leaving the book looking somewhat dull, still a solid binding with no cracking to the hinges, plate removed from the verso of the front board, some light foxing and spots on pages, 312 pages, a first hand account of an English surgeon who volunteered tas a doctor to the Union forces including his accounts of the Second Manassas and Antietam, any image directly beside this li... View more info

Image for Cruise of the Jeannette -by Captain Edward Ellsberg

Cruise of the Jeannette -by Captain Edward Ellsberg

By: Ellsberg, Captain Edward

Price: $13.13

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1949, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 153290

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


------------hardcover, a Very Good+ copy in a chipped and torn price clipped dustjacket, substantial loss on rear panel of jacket, 275 pages, b&w illustrations, the story of an expedition to the North Pole via the Behring Sea, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Jews of South Carolina, from the Earliest Times to the Present Day ( Jewish History in SC )(includes chapters on Moses Lindo; Beth Elohim congregation )

The Jews of South Carolina, from the Earliest Times to the Present Day ( Jewish History in SC )(includes chapters on Moses Lindo; Beth Elohim congregation )

By: Elzas, Barnett A

Price: $13.13

Publisher: USA, Spartanburg, South Carolina ( SC ): The Reprint Company, Publishers, 1983 Reprint of the 1905 1st Edition, First Printing: 1983

Edition: Later printing(s)

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 143982

ISBN: 0871520923

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hard cover, a Near Fine copy, no dustjacket as issued, reprints in facsimile the rare 1905 edition, 352 pages, b&w photos and illustrations, fold-outs are intact, contents include: Preface; Beginnings 1670 to 1750; Organization 1750 to 1775; Moses Lindo; Francis Salvador; The Recolutionary Period; Joseph Salvador; 1783 to 1800; 1800 to 1824; The Reformed Society of Israelites; 1824 to 1860; Religious Development 1824 to 1860; The War Between the States; Smaller Communities; Modern Period 1865 to 1905; Miscellaneous Biographies; APPENDIX A: The Act for Making Aliens Free; B: Direct... View more info

Wahre Geschichten aus dem Mittelalter. Kleine Schicksale selbst erzählt in Schreiben an den Pabst

By: Esch, Arnold

Price: $22.37

Publisher: Germany, Munchen ( Munich ), Germany: Verlag C H Beck, 2010, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 149697

ISBN: 3406601332

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, 222 pages, b&w illustrations, entirely in GERMAN, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Wreck and Sinking of the Titanic, The Ocean's Greatest Disaster, A Graphic Thrilling Account of the Sinking of the Greatest Floating Palace Ever Built, Carrying Down to Watery Graves More Than 1,500 Souls ---including History of Icebergs, etc.

Wreck and Sinking of the Titanic, The Ocean's Greatest Disaster, A Graphic Thrilling Account of the Sinking of the Greatest Floating Palace Ever Built, Carrying Down to Watery Graves More Than 1,500 Souls ---including History of Icebergs, etc.

By: Everett, Marshall (with Hall Caine; Fred S Miller; Reverend Andrew Johnson )

Price: $39.53

Publisher: USA, USA: L H Walter, 1912, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164375

Condition: Good (see description)


-----------hardcover, a solid Fair to Good example only, overall a Good copy but most of the gilt lettering on the spine and front board has flaked away so a fair to Good copy, this book is often found with cracked hinges, this copy is very solid in the binding, loss along rear board fore edge, some spots and foxing in the text, b&w paste-down on front board showing a passenger laden life boat being rowed away from a severely tilted TITANIC, b&w frontispiece of Captain E J Smith, 320 pages, b&w photos and illustrations, overall a better copy than is usually found as these books were well rea... View more info

Image for Children's Exodus:  A History of the Kindertransport ( Jewish Children's Transport from Nazi Germany )( Pre-WWII )

Children's Exodus: A History of the Kindertransport ( Jewish Children's Transport from Nazi Germany )( Pre-WWII )

By: Fast, Vera K

Price: $26.33

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: I B Tauris & Co., 2011, 1st edition, First Printing: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 162450

ISBN: 1848855370

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, about 5.5w x 8.5h inches, a Near Fine example, in a Near Fine dustjacket, 270 pages, b&w photos, ---"In the months leading up to the outbreak of World War Two, Britain rushed to evacuate nearly 10,000 Jewish children from the Nazi occupied territories. Through the unprecedented cooperation of religious and governmental organizations, the Kindertransport spared thousands of Jewish children from the terror of the Third Reich and provided them with host families in Britain. "Children's Exodus" offers an in-depth look at the people and politics behind the various c... View more info

Image for The Zhivago Affair: The Kremlin, the CIA and the battle over a Forbidden Book by Peter Finn and Petra Couvee ( Dr / Doctor Zhivago )

The Zhivago Affair: The Kremlin, the CIA and the battle over a Forbidden Book by Peter Finn and Petra Couvee ( Dr / Doctor Zhivago )

By: Finn, Peter and Petra Couvee ( Boris Pasternak related)

Price: $15.77

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Harvill Secker, 2014, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 158757

ISBN: 1846557127

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------hardcover, about 6.25 x 9.25 inches, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, 352 pages, b&w illustrations, ---"Drawing on newly declassified government files, this is the dramatic story of how a forbidden book in the Soviet Union became a secret CIA weapon in the ideological battle between East and West. In May 1956, an Italian publishing scout took a train to a village just outside Moscow to visit Russia’s greatest living poet, Boris Pasternak. He left carrying the original manuscript of Pasternak’s first and only novel, entrusted to him with these words: -This is D... View more info

Image for Forgotten News: The Crime of the Century and Other Lost Stories -by Jack Finney (inc. Murder of Harvey Burdell and the Trial; The Sinking of the SS Central America ([aka The Ship of Gold / Formerly the S S George Law ]; Stock Exchange, Etc)

Forgotten News: The Crime of the Century and Other Lost Stories -by Jack Finney (inc. Murder of Harvey Burdell and the Trial; The Sinking of the SS Central America ([aka The Ship of Gold / Formerly the S S George Law ]; Stock Exchange, Etc)

By: Finney, Jack Finney, Jack ( Walter Braden Finney )

Price: $36.89

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Doubleday, 1983, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164154

ISBN: 0385177216

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine example, in a Very Good+ price clipped dustjacket with a bit of very light rubbing, the majority of the book is devoted to the murder of Harvey Burdell and the ensuing trial nad outrageous incidents, another section is devoted to the sinking of the SS Central America; as well there is a short story about Christmas and the Stock Exchange as well as some other brief items, 290 pages, b&w illustrations, Finney makes the events of the late 19th century come alive especially in regards to the infamous murder trial, any image directly beside this listing is the actua... View more info

Image for Nineteenth Century Wars in Egypt and the Sudan: An Illustrated History of Selected Covers, Cards and Autograph Letters from the Collection Formed in the Nineteen Seventies ( Stuart Rossiter Trust Fund & Philatelic Auctions )( Stamps )( 19th C./ 1970's )

Nineteenth Century Wars in Egypt and the Sudan: An Illustrated History of Selected Covers, Cards and Autograph Letters from the Collection Formed in the Nineteen Seventies ( Stuart Rossiter Trust Fund & Philatelic Auctions )( Stamps )( 19th C./ 1970's )

By: Firebrace, John; ; Foreword By James Grimwood-Taylor / The Stuart Rossiter Trust Fund and Cavendish Philatelic Auctions Ltd

Price: $65.93

Publisher: England, Bristol / Derby, UK: The Stuart Rossiter Trust Fund / Cavendish Philatelic Auctions, 1997, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 159138

ISBN: 0952717735

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------softcover, about 8.25 x 11.5 inches, a near Fine copy, 218 pages, colour and b&w photos and illustrations, contents include: Foreword; Introduction; Map of Egypt and Sudan; The French campaign 1798 - 1801; The British campaign 1801 ( The Indian Contingent; Alexandria ); The Arabi Rebellion 1882 (The Indian Contingent ); The Mahdi 1881 - 85; Colonel Hicks' Disaster 1883; Suakin 1884; The Nile Expedition 1884 - 85 ( The Canadian Voyageurs; The Frontier Force 1885 - 91 ); The Suakin Expedition 1885 - 86 ( The Indian Contingent; The New South Wales Contingens 1886 - 91 ); The Captives... View more info

Image for Down Among the Meths Men -by Geoffrey S Fletcher ( London Skid Row / Methylated Spirits )

Down Among the Meths Men -by Geoffrey S Fletcher ( London Skid Row / Methylated Spirits )

By: Fletcher, Geoffrey S

Price: $44.81

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Hutchinson, 1966, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163781

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine example, in a Very Good dustjacket with with some short closed tears, 94 pages, b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// View more info

Early American Doorways (includes Some Canadian Doors )

By: Frary, I T ( Ihna Thayer )

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Virginia, Richmond, Virginia: Garrett and Massie, 1937, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 148683

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------hardcover, a Very Good+ copy bound in heavy brown cloth (almost like a burlap), paste down on front board and spine, no dustjacket, a bit of sunning to the spine, a bit of very light edge wear, name stamp on front blank endpaper, 193 pages, packed with b&w photos, includes 6 doorways in Canada,, contents include: Old Doorway Hunting; New England States; The Middle and South Atlantic States; West of the Alleghanies; The Southwest; Canada, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The FRESCOBALDI:  A Florentine Family -by Dino Frescobaldi and Francesco Solinas ( Florence, Italy / Wine / Tuscany ) ( Medici / Lorenzo Lippi  related)

The FRESCOBALDI: A Florentine Family -by Dino Frescobaldi and Francesco Solinas ( Florence, Italy / Wine / Tuscany ) ( Medici / Lorenzo Lippi related)

By: Frescobaldi, Dino; Francesco Solinas; Introduction By Antonio Paolucci ( with Texts By Roberta Bartoli; Roberto Contini )

Price: $131.93

Publisher: Italy, Florence, Italy: Casa Editrice Le Lettere , 2004, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163200

ISBN: 8871668707

Condition: Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, about 9.75w x 12h inches, a Fine example, in a Fine dustjacket, looks and feels new and unread, 325 pages, colour and b&w photos and illustrations throughout ---overseas shipping (anywhere outside of Canada and the USA ) will require additional charges, ---"The Frescobaldi are a prominent Florentine noble family that have been involved in the political, sociological, and economic history of Tuscany since the Middle Ages;. Originating in the Val di Pesa in the Chianti, they appear holding important posts in Florence in the twelfth century. In the struggles of Guelfs and... View more info

Image for Palazzo Sani:  Gia Micheli - Sede Della Confcommercio Di Lucca

Palazzo Sani: Gia Micheli - Sede Della Confcommercio Di Lucca

By: Giambastiani, Massimo; Iacopo Lazzareschi Cervelli, Introduction By Umberto Tenucci

Price: $39.53

Publisher: Italy, Lucca, Italy: Titiana Editrice / Pegaso Group / Lucca, 2004, 1st edition, First Printing (presumed): 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 147125

ISBN: 8889245050

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------large (quarto) hardcover, a Near Fine copy in an attractive Very Good+ dustjacket witrh a bit of very light rubbing, 79 pages, colour and b&w illustrations and photos, ALL TEXT is in ITALIAN, the story and history (?) of a building in Lucca, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo, View more info

Image for The Drug Scene in Great Britain: Journey Into Loneliness (inc. The Jazz Junkie; The Purple Heart Craze; Young Heroin and Cocaine Addicts; Glossary, etc)

The Drug Scene in Great Britain: Journey Into Loneliness (inc. The Jazz Junkie; The Purple Heart Craze; Young Heroin and Cocaine Addicts; Glossary, etc)

By: Glatt, Max M; David J Pittman; Dugg G Gillespie; Donald R Hills

Price: $26.33

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Edward Arnold, 1967, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163783

ISBN: 0713141247

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine example, in a Good dustjacket with some rubbing and light wear, 117 pages, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// View more info

Image for Opium and Empire: The Lives and Careers of William Jardine and James Matheson by Richard J Grace / McGill - Queen's University Press

Opium and Empire: The Lives and Careers of William Jardine and James Matheson by Richard J Grace / McGill - Queen's University Press

By: Grace, Richard J / McGill - Queen's University Press

Price: $26.33

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec / Kingston, Ontario, Montreal, PQ / Kingston, ON: McGill - Queen's University Press ( MQUP ), 2014, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 158749

ISBN: 0773544526

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------hardcover, about 6.25 x 9.25 inches, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, upper corners are gently bumped, 453 pages, b&w illustrations, ---"In 1832 William Jardine and James Matheson established what would become the greatest British trading company in East Asia in the nineteenth century. After the termination of the East India Company's monopoly in the tea trade, Jardine, Matheson & Company's aggressive marketing strategies concentrated on the export of teas and the import of opium, sold offshore to Chinese smugglers. Jardine and Matheson, recognized as giants on the ... View more info

Image for Beyond the City Lights:  The Story of the Western Province -the Towns and the Farms, the Life and the People, the Folklore and the Legends -by Lawrence G Green ( South Africa )

Beyond the City Lights: The Story of the Western Province -the Towns and the Farms, the Life and the People, the Folklore and the Legends -by Lawrence G Green ( South Africa )

By: Green, Lawrence G

Price: $13.13

Publisher: South Africa, Southern and East Africa: Howard Timmins Publisher, 1981, 1st Edition, 2nd Printing: 1981

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 159545

ISBN: 086978210X

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy, in an attractive Very Good dustjacket, a bit of light rubbing, a couple of short closed tear, 240 pages, b&w photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

History of Western Science, 1543 - 2001 / Folio Society

By: Gribbin, John / Folio Society

Price: $32.93

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Folio Society, 2006, 1st Folio Edition, First Printing: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 147288

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy which is likely unread, no dustjacket as issued, in a lightly rubbed Near Fine slipcase, 706 pages, b&w and colour plates, leather spine with decorated boards, previously published as Science, a History 1543 - 2001 (done by random House ), one page has a corner crease, a few pages have had corner tips creased, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info