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Image for The Pageant of Morayland -by Jamres B Ritchie ( Elginshire, County of Moray, Scotland )

The Pageant of Morayland -by Jamres B Ritchie ( Elginshire, County of Moray, Scotland )

By: Ritchie, J B ( James ); Foreword By Alexander gRant (signed)

Price: $39.53

Publisher: Scotland, Logie House, Dunphail, Scotland ( Elgin, Moray ): The ELGIN COURANT, 1932, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed (see description)

Seller ID: 162746

Condition: Good (see description)


-----------hardcover, about 5w x 7.25h inches, a solid Good to Very Good example, light wear and rubbing, sunning to the spine, browning to the endpapers, --- I do not know if this was issued with a dustjacket, inscription on the verso of the front board by a former owner " This book shows the tradition on which Moray rests. I've read these stories over & over and seen where they were created. I hunted all over the county for a copy and ended up getting one from Sa... View more info

Image for Wentworth By the Sea: The Life and Times of a Grand Hotel -by J Dennis Robinson ( Formerly, Great Island, Now New Castle )( New Hampshire Local History / Portsmouth area )

Wentworth By the Sea: The Life and Times of a Grand Hotel -by J Dennis Robinson ( Formerly, Great Island, Now New Castle )( New Hampshire Local History / Portsmouth area )

By: Robinson, J Dennis

Price: $17.09

Publisher: New Hampshire, Portsmouth, NH: Peter E Randall Publishers, 2004, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163196

ISBN: 1931807213

Condition: Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, about 9.25w x 10.25h inches, a Fine example, in a Fine dustjacket, 228 pages, b&w photos, ---"When the Wentworth-by-the-Sea Hotel was built in 1873, it joined dozens of other resorts dotting the northern New England landscape. Now 130 years later it remains the one of the few grand hotels in this region. In between 1873 and 2003, the hotel has undergone early success, bankruptcy, resurgence under the guidance of a gilded age tycoon, one month as ... View more info

Image for The Great Clan Ross with Highland Notes and Genealogies of the Cadet Branches in Scotland and the New World -by John Robert Ross -a Signed Copy ( Scottish Clan History Includes At The Poles [Sir John Ross and Sir James Clark Ross] )

The Great Clan Ross with Highland Notes and Genealogies of the Cadet Branches in Scotland and the New World -by John Robert Ross -a Signed Copy ( Scottish Clan History Includes At The Poles [Sir John Ross and Sir James Clark Ross] )

By: Ross, John Robert (signed and inscribed), with Sheriff Charles Campbell Ross and A C Gordon Ross; Foreword By Charles Ross

Price: $98.93

Publisher: Canada, Canada: John Robert Ross / Self Published, 1968, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed (see description)

Seller ID: 163343

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


------------hardcover, a Very Good+ to Near Fine example, a bit of light rubbing, smudge on one page, signed and inscribed "To the Medical Alumni Association, U of T. with the author's compliments J R Ross, MD, BSC, 2TH", 197 pages, b&w photos and illustrations, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo /// SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// View more info

Image for Life along the Hudson: Wood Engravings of Hudson River Subjects from Harper's Weekly 1859-1903 (includes a Color Portfolio )(inc. Steamers, Bridges, Catskill Mountains, Convicts at Sing-Sing; Collisions; West Point; Harvesting Ice; Ice Yachting; etc)

Life along the Hudson: Wood Engravings of Hudson River Subjects from Harper's Weekly 1859-1903 (includes a Color Portfolio )(inc. Steamers, Bridges, Catskill Mountains, Convicts at Sing-Sing; Collisions; West Point; Harvesting Ice; Ice Yachting; etc)

By: Ruge, Valice F (ed.) / Haper's Weekly, a Journal of Civilization Iillustrators Include: Winslow Homer; Theodore Russell Davis; John P Newell; C A Palmer; Stanley Fox; J C Babcock; A R Waud; W A Rogers; Harry Ogden; W P Snyder; J E Kelly; Charles Graham;

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Woodstock, New York, Woodstock, N.Y.: The Overlook Press, 1994, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 162391

ISBN: 0879515236

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------hardcover, about 9.75h x 12w inches, a Near Fine example, in a slightly rubbed Very Good+ dustjacket, 90 b&w and colored illustrations, super scenes predominately from the 19th century-, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED/// View more info

Image for The RUC: A Force Under Fire -by Chris Ryder ( Royal Ulster Constabulary )( Northern Ireland Police / Policing / History )

The RUC: A Force Under Fire -by Chris Ryder ( Royal Ulster Constabulary )( Northern Ireland Police / Policing / History )

By: Ryder, Chris

Price: $35.57

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Methuen, 1989, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 162947

ISBN: 0413153401

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


------------hardcover, about 6.25w x 9.5h inches, a Near Fine example, age toning to paper, in a lightly rubbed Near Fine dustjacket, 381 pages, b&w photos, ---"According to Interpol, Northern Ireland is the most dangerous place in the world for a policeman. The Royal Ulster Constabulary costs #1 million a day to operate, and since 1970 nearly 300 of its members have been killed and more than 9000 injured. Remarkably, there are almost 20 times as many applicants as v... View more info

Image for Torquemada and the Spanish Inquisition -a History  ---by Rafael Sabatini ( Frey Tomas De Torquemada )

Torquemada and the Spanish Inquisition -a History ---by Rafael Sabatini ( Frey Tomas De Torquemada )

By: Sabatini, Rafael

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Boston, Massachussetts, Boston, MA: Houghtin Mifflin, No Date ( Circa 1935 ), 1st Revised Edition, First Printing: 1935

Edition: First Thus

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 146147

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------hardcover, a solid Very Good+ copy, in a chipped and torn Good dustjacket, loss at spine tips of jacket, ink name and date and inscription on front blank endpaper, inscription is dated 1935, a bit of pencil underlining in text, ink note on rear blank endpaper, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

On the Road with Wellington: The Diary of a War Commissary in the Peninsular Campaigns / Napoleonic Library Series ( Napoleon )

By: Schaumann, August Ludolf Friedrich; Introduction By Bernard Cornwell; Preface By Anthony M Ludovici / Napoleonic Library Series

Price: $22.37

Publisher: London, England, London, UK / Pennsylvania, PA.: Greenhill Books / Stackpole Books, 1999, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 150704

ISBN: 1853673536

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a lightly rubbed Near Fine dustjacket with a bit of sunning to the spine, 416 pages, no illustrations as issued, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for CHRONICLE of the WORLD, 1493:  The Complete Nuremberg Chronicle ( Based on the Original Edition in the Herzogin Anna Amalia Bibliothek, Weimar )( Colour / Color Facsimile Reproduction )( Liber Chronicarum  )

CHRONICLE of the WORLD, 1493: The Complete Nuremberg Chronicle ( Based on the Original Edition in the Herzogin Anna Amalia Bibliothek, Weimar )( Colour / Color Facsimile Reproduction )( Liber Chronicarum )

By: Schedel, Hartmann; Edited and Annotated By Stephan Fussel / Taschen Books

Price: $197.93

Publisher: Germany, Koln, Germany: Taschen Books, 2013, 1st Edition Thus ( Facsimile of the 1493 edition), First Printing: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 162627

ISBN: 3836544490

Condition: Fine (see description)


-----------2 volumes as issued (ONE SHIPPING CHARGE ), hardcover and softcover, both are about 8.25w x 11.75h inches, both are Fine examples, in a Near Fine lightly rubbed slipcase, s all text in the softcover is in English, overseas shipping (anywhere outside of Canada and the USA ) will require additional charges, ---"Timetunnel to the 15th century: 1493's must-have history book and city guide by Hartmann Schedel --Hartmann Schedel’s Weltchronik, or Chronicle of... View more info

Image for The Extraordinary Life of Josef Ganz, the Jewish Engineer Behind Hitler's VOLKSWAGEN -by Paul Schilperoord ( Adolf Hitler )(chapters include: From Tropfenwagen to Volkswagen; Motor-Kritik; The Bug is Born; Nazi Smear Campaign; VWs for the Autobahn; etc)

The Extraordinary Life of Josef Ganz, the Jewish Engineer Behind Hitler's VOLKSWAGEN -by Paul Schilperoord ( Adolf Hitler )(chapters include: From Tropfenwagen to Volkswagen; Motor-Kritik; The Bug is Born; Nazi Smear Campaign; VWs for the Autobahn; etc)

By: Schilperoord, Paul ( Josef Ganz related)

Price: $28.97

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: RVP Books, 2012, 1st English Language Edition, First Printing: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 162591

ISBN: 1614122016

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------hardcover, about 6w x 9.25h inches, a Near Fine example, in a Near Fine dustjacket, looks new, small smudge on the bottom edge of the text block, 274 pages, b&w photos and illustrations, ---"The astonishing biography of Josef Ganz, a Jewish designer from Frankfurt, who in May 1931 created a revolutionary small car: the Maikäfer (German for "May bug "). Seven years later, Hitler introduced the Volkswagen. The Nazis not only "took" the conce... View more info

Image for The Flower and Willow World:  A Study of the Geisha

The Flower and Willow World: A Study of the Geisha

By: Scott, A C

Price: $13.13

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Heinemann, 1959, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 144074

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy but I will call it Very Good+ as there is a bit of age darkening to the upper edge of the text block and a bookplate on the verso of the front board, in a very attractive Very Good dustjacket with a sticker ghost on the front panel, 215 pages, b&w photos and illustrations, contents include: Endless Singing and Dancing; Inside the gay Quarters Many lamps Were Lit; She danced Wonderfully to the Music; Clothes Do Much Upon the Wit; Ye... View more info

Image for A Picture History of the Brooklyn Bridge, with 167 Prints and Photographs -by Mary J Shapiro ( Photographic History / New York, N.Y. )

A Picture History of the Brooklyn Bridge, with 167 Prints and Photographs -by Mary J Shapiro ( Photographic History / New York, N.Y. )

By: Shapiro, Mary J / Dover Books

Price: $13.13

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

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 158868

ISBN: 0486244032

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------softcover, about 8.25 x 11 inches, a Very Good+ copy, a bit of rubbing to edges and tips but overall a solid clean copy, 122 pages, packed with b&w photos and illustrations, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Land Girl:  A Manual for Volunteers in the Women's Land Army 1941 ( Facsimile Edition )

Land Girl: A Manual for Volunteers in the Women's Land Army 1941 ( Facsimile Edition )

By: Shewell-Cooper, W E ( Dr. Wilfred Edward Shewell-Cooper ); Foreword By Lady Denham, Honorary Director of the Women's Land Army (with Dame Meriel Talbot )

Price: $17.09

Publisher: Stroud, England, Stroud, Gloucestershire, England: Amberley Publishing, 2011, 1st Edition ( Facsimile of the 1941 edition ), First Printing: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 155716

ISBN: 1445602792

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------softcover, about 5 x 7.75 inches, a Near Fine copy, looks new, 123 pages, b&w photos and illustrations, ---"A fabulous slice of wartime nostalgia, a facsimile edition of the manual used by the Land Girls during the Second World War. With millions of men away to fight in the Second World War Britain was struggling for labour. In order to replace the agricultural workers now fighting the Nazis, the Women's Land Army (originally founded in the First World War... View more info

Image for A History of Rochester ( County of Kent, England )

A History of Rochester ( County of Kent, England )

By: Smith, Frederick Francis

Price: $13.13

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: The C W Daniel Company, 1928, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 146255

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------hardcover, a Very Good+ copy, no dustjacket as issued, ink name on verso of front cover, 523 pages, b&w photos, chapters include: The County; The castle; The Charters; The Guildhall; The Mayor; The Municipal Council; City Officials; Local Trade; The Oyster Fishery; THe Freemen; Local and Law Courts; Ecclesiastical History; Visits of Royalty; Loyal Addresses; Visitors; The Bridges; Streets; Parliamentary Representation; Local Charities; The Poll Tax; Appendix;... View more info

Image for Presbyterians in Bermuda 1609 - 1984 A Wholesome Leaven. The Story of Christ Church, Warwick, Bermuda  -a Compilation of Six Narratives Dealing with Its History

Presbyterians in Bermuda 1609 - 1984 A Wholesome Leaven. The Story of Christ Church, Warwick, Bermuda -a Compilation of Six Narratives Dealing with Its History

By: Smith, Peter J C; William Robson Notman; Joseph H S Frith; E A McCallan; Esther K Law; Archibald N Smith

Price: $17.09

Publisher: Bermuda, Warwick, Bermuda: The Kirk Session of Christ Church, No Date ( 1984 / 1985 ), 1st Edition, First Printing: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 144645

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------trade paperback, a Very Good+ copy, tight and square, 185 pages, b&w illustrations amnd photos, contents include: Preface by Archibald Smith; Presbyterianism in bermuda - early religious history by Peter Smith; The Early Bermuda Church by Notman; Reminiscences of an Old Bermuda Church by Frith; A Short Sketch of Christ Church by McCallan; A Guide to Christ Church History by Law; Christ Church, Warwick, 1960 - 1984 by Arch. Smith, any image directly beside thi... View more info

Image for The Story of the NANCY and Other Eighteen-Twelvers -by C J H Snider, Illustrated By Owen Staples  ( War of 1812 / Great Lakes )

The Story of the NANCY and Other Eighteen-Twelvers -by C J H Snider, Illustrated By Owen Staples ( War of 1812 / Great Lakes )

By: Snider, C J H ( Charles Henry Jeremiah - Jerry )

Price: $30.29

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: McClelland and Stewart ( M&S ), 1926, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 158833

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------hardcover, dark blue cloth, a solid Very Good copy, a bit of light external wear, a bit of age toning to the upper edge of the text block, gift inscription on front blank endpaper, browning to the endpapers, 334 pages, colour frontispiece, b&w illustrations, naval action on the Great Lakes during the War of 1812, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

The Peace Bridge and Reflections of the Past, 1927 - 1977 - The Buffalo and Fort Erie Public Bridge Authority

By: Spear, A W (signed) -The Buffalo and Fort Erie Public Bridge Authority

Price: $11.81

Publisher: USA, No Place ( Buffalo - Fort Erie ): The Buffalo and Fort Erie Public Bridge Authority , 1977, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 149204

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------softcover, a Very Good+ copy with a bit of light rubbing, signed by Spear, 89 pages, b&w photos with colour photos on covers and verso of covers, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Coxsackie: The Life and Death of Prison Reform by Joseph F Spillane / Johns Hopkins University Press

Coxsackie: The Life and Death of Prison Reform by Joseph F Spillane / Johns Hopkins University Press

By: Spillane, Joseph F / Johns Hopkins University Press

Price: $30.29

Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland, Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press , 2014, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 158752

ISBN: 1421413221

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------hardcover, about 6.25 x 9.25 inches, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, 296 pages, ---"Should prisons attempt reform and uplift inmates or, by means of principled punishment, deter them from further wrongdoing? This debate has raged in Western Europe and in the United States at least since the late eighteenth century. Joseph F. Spillane examines the failure of progressive reform in New York State by focusing on Coxsackie, a New Deal reformatory... View more info

Image for Master of Rome, Book 3 of the Masters of the Sea Trilogy -by John Stack ( Volume Three / iii )

Master of Rome, Book 3 of the Masters of the Sea Trilogy -by John Stack ( Volume Three / iii )

By: Stack, John

Price: $26.33

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: HarperCollins / Harper Collins, 2011, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 162976

ISBN: 0007285272

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


------------hardcover, about 6.25w x 9.5h inches, a Near Fine example, in a Near Fine dustjacket, ---"A stirring adventure novel set amid the tumultuous clashes between the Roman and Carthaginian empires, battling for control of the Mediterranean, North Africa and Rome itself. --Atticus, the young Greek captain, is now a commander of the growing Roman navy, blockading a port near Tunis, when the Roman legions suffer terrible defeat by the triumphant Carthaginian army... View more info

Weimar and the Vatican, 1919 - 1933 - German - Vatican Diplomatic Relations in the Interwar Years / Princeton University Press

By: Stehlin, Stewart A / Princeton University Press

Price: $13.13

Publisher: New Jersey, Lawrenceville, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1983, 1st edition, First Printing: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 151305

ISBN: 0691053995

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a lightly rubbed Very Good+ dustjacket, short closed tear and rubbing at lower spine tip of jacket, former owner's embossed stamp, small smudge on bottom edge of text block, 490 pages, b&w photos, ---"describes the methods by which the Vatican tried to regain a degree of balance among the Powers, not by opposing but by supporting German democracy. His discussion of the Church's aims and tactics in Germany itself includes an e... View more info

Image for The Ancient Samurai -by Makoto Sugawara ( Japanese History / Warriors / Japan )

The Ancient Samurai -by Makoto Sugawara ( Japanese History / Warriors / Japan )

By: Sugawara, Makoto; Edited By Burritt Sabin

Price: $26.33

Publisher: Tokyo, Japan / NY - New York / London, England, Tokyo, Japan: The East Publications, Inc., 1986, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161741

ISBN: 4915645037

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------hardcover, about 5.75w x 8.5h inches, a Near Fine copy in a lightly rubbed Near Fine dustjacket, a wee bit of crinkling at the upper spine tip of the jacket, ribbon marker as issued, 490 pages, a few colour illustrations as well as b&w illustrations and photos, contents include: Yakamochi and the Sakimori; The Rise and Fall of the Otomo Clan; The Otomo Are Ruined, The Manyoshu Remains; Bow and Horse and Brave Men; The Zenkunen Revolt; Ronkokosho: the Dream ... View more info