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The Art of Florence, ANDRES, Glenn, et al.
1 ANDRES, Glenn, et al. The Art of Florence
0896601110 / 9780896601116 
ANDRES, GLENN M., et al. The Art of Florence, 2 volumes, New York and London: Abbeville/Artabras, 1994. Heavy quartos, later printing, pp. 703; 704-1312, blue cloth boards with gilt-stamped lettering to spines and fronts, blind-stamped pattern of squares to boards, illustrated slipcase, color and halftone illustration, numerous gatefolds. A massive and thorough reference. Condition of this set: Fine, no flaws. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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The Secret Museum of Mankind, Anonymous.
2 Anonymous. The Secret Museum of Mankind

Anonymous. The Secret Museum of Mankind, New York: Manhattan House, undated (early to mid-20th century). Octavo, priority unknown, unpaginated, blue cloth boards with black stamped labeling on spine and front, former owner's name stamped on endpages. Only text is the captioning for hundreds of halftone photos that present folk and native cultures and costume from around the world, documenting ways of life that are now largely bygone. Condition of this book: Covers lightly worn with a few stains on back, images fine. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Yuppies Invade My House at Dinnertime, BARRY, Joseph, and  DEVRELANEY, John (editors,
3 BARRY, Joseph, and DEVRELANEY, John (editors, Yuppies Invade My House at Dinnertime
0944421016 / 9780944421017 near fine 
[HOBOKEN] Various writers, edited by Joseph Barry and John Derevlany. Yuppies Invade My House at Dinnertime, A tale of brunch, bombs, and gentrification in an American city, first edition octavo, Hoboken: Big River Publishing, 1987, pp. (xxiv), 181, (2), wraps, halftone photos. Condition: Dust jacket shows light wear, no tears. Leaves clean and tight. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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The Fall of Jerusalem and the Christian Church, BRANDON, S.G.F.,
4 BRANDON, S.G.F., The Fall of Jerusalem and the Christian Church
London, SPCK, 1968 0281004501 / 9780281004508 hardcover good octavo 
Dust jacket shows sunning, chipping, and is price-clipped. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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Horace Bristol, An American View, CONNER, Kevin, and  HEIMERDINGER, Debra,
5 CONNER, Kevin, and HEIMERDINGER, Debra, Horace Bristol, An American View
0811812626 / 9780811812627 
CONNER, KEVIN, and HEIMERDINGER, DEBRA. Horace Bristol, An American View, San Francisco: Chronicle, 1996. Quarto, first edition, pp. 144, black cloth boards, blind-stamped, duotones of Bristol's key works. The authors give short introductory essays to each chapter, the bulk of which is made up of Bristol's photos. Bristol was of the Mydans-Lange generation and worked for Life, and he is largely forgotten, although his images are not. He worked with Steinbeck on a project among farmworkers in California's Central Valley while Steinbeck was planning "The Grapes of Wrath." Steinbeck declined to inform Bristol of the impending book, and thus Bristol thought they were there for magazine work. It's a bizarre footnote to both men's careers, and the kind of fascinating detail that makes this book terrific. Condition of this book: Dust jacket shows light wear, chip at fore corner. Leaves clean and tight. 
Price: 225.00 USD
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S.S. Manhattan arrives in New York Harbor, Fairchild Aerial Surveys
6 Fairchild Aerial Surveys S.S. Manhattan arrives in New York Harbor

FAIRCHILD AERIAL SURVEYS, S.S. Manhattan arrives in New York Harbor, undated (1932). 15x19.5 inches or 38x50cm, gelatin silver print, framed under glass on its original mount, Fairchild credit in the negative, labeled on the mount. The background provides a beautifully clear view of the lower Manhattan skyline, with the long-gone aquarium in Battery Park at right center (the round building). The ship was launched in 1931, at the outset of the Depression, and was considered an expensive gamble on the part of its owner, United States Lines. As the label says, at the time of their construction, the Manhattan and its sister ship, the Washington, were the largest liners ever built in the U.S. According to Wikipedia, the Manhattan served trans-Atlantic routes and during World War II was a troop ship, being scrapped after the war. Condition of this print" A few areas of foxing in the sky, faint silvering to the dark areas around the hull, overall very good. 
Price: 1000.00 USD
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Traces of Antiquity in the Greek Landscape, FAKIDI, Maria, and  MINAIDI, Dora,
7 FAKIDI, Maria, and MINAIDI, Dora, Traces of Antiquity in the Greek Landscape
960161253X / 9789601612539 
FAKIDI, MARIA, and MINADI, DORA. Traces of Antiquity in the Greek Landscape, Athens: Patakis Publishers, 2003. Large, heavy quarto, English language edition, pp. 490, orange cloth boards with gray lettering on front and spine, extensive illustration with color photos, text by Maria Bellogianni. Scarce title, not for the casual traveler but for the serious student and artifact hunter who wants to explore the Greek landscape away from the tourist attractions, although the photographers do devote attention to the famous sites like the Acropolis and Knossos. Condition of this book: Dust jacket moderately worn, a couple short tears. Leaves clean and tight. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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Curso de economia politica, FLORES ESTRADA, Alvaro,
8 FLORES ESTRADA, Alvaro, Curso de economia politica
good 
FLORES ESTRADA, ALVARO. Curso de economia politica, 4th edition, corrected, octavo, Caracas: George Corser, 1840, pp. [2], iv, 593, [1], [2], index (the last leaf of the index is lacking) contemporary sheep binding with gilt decoration and gilt lettering on spine. Text in Spanish. Occasional worm holes along the spine, hinges cracked, boards rubbed and chipped, moderate to heavy foxing begins at page 347 and continues through the end; still, a good copy of a scarce text. The author (1766-1853) wrote on political economy as well as Spain and its relations with the Western Hemisphere nations and colonies. The present book is the only New World edition, although at least seven editions were printed in Europe starting in 1828. OCLC locates 3 copies. 
Price: 340.00 USD
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Geography Anatomiz'd; or, The Geographical Grammar, GORDON, Patrick.
9 GORDON, Patrick. Geography Anatomiz'd; or, The Geographical Grammar

GORDON, PATRICK. Geography Anatomiz'd; or, The Geographical Grammar, London: R. Knaplock etc., 1725. Octavo, 10th edition, pp. [xviii], 416 (misnumbered but all present, lacking rear blanks), contemporary full calf with a hand-written code on spine, five raised bands, 17 folding map plates by John Senex measuring about 23x20cm (8x9 inches), title page in red and black with margin notes. No copies of this edition are located by OCLC or KVK, but a couple copies from 1722 are (earlier appearance of the Senex maps). Senex (1678-1740) operated 2 bookshops in London where he sold maps and was one of the leading mapmakers of his era. Here he perpetuated one of the most famous errors in cartography, showing California as an island off the coast of North America, with a "Red Sea" separating the two landmasses. Condition of this book: Boards worn, upper joint cracked, spine ends chipped. Leaves clean and tight, almost no foxing, maps very good except for world map, which is torn and missing a piece (see photo). Upper quarter of half-title has been cut out, apparently with no loss of content. Overall good and sound. 
Price: 1000.00 USD
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Early Photography in Canada, GREENHILL, Ralph
10 GREENHILL, Ralph Early Photography in Canada
Toronto, Oxford University Press, 1965, hardcover very good Quarto 
pp. 173, including 106 plates, most from the author's private collection, beige cloth boards, near fine. Condition of this book: Dust jacket shows light wear, a bit of sunning, chipping. Leaves clean and tight. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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The Americans, in Their Moral, Social, and Political Relations, GRUND, Francis J.
11 GRUND, Francis J. The Americans, in Their Moral, Social, and Political Relations

GRUND, FRANCIS J. The Americans, in Their Moral, Social, and Political Relations, Boston: Marsh, Capen and Lyon, 1837. 12mo, first American edition, pp. 423, contemporary three-quarter black calf over mottled boards, gilt lettering and rules, library sticker on spine. Howes G449, Sabin 29002. A German lives among Americans, finds much to admire. Condition of this book: Boards worn at extremities. Ex-Maryland State Library with that library's markings. Leaves clean and tight, with scattered foxing. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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Pen and Pencil Sketches of the Great Riots, HEADLEY, J.T.
12 HEADLEY, J.T. Pen and Pencil Sketches of the Great Riots

HEADLEY, J.T. Pen and Pencil Sketches of the Great Riots, New York: E.B. Treat, 1877. Octavo, pp. 560, 53 illustrated plates, green cloth boards with gilt lettering stamped on spine, black image of a steam train on upper board, various ownership signatures on endpages. Covers the New York draft riots, the railroad riots of Pennsylvania, Maryland and West Virginia, and much other unpleasantness. Headley was a popular 19th-century author, known most for his book on the Adirondack Mountains. Condition of this book: Boards worn, rubbed at edges, front hinge cracked. Free front endpaper lacking, scattered minor foxing and staining, overall sound. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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Modern German Art for Paris, Prague, and London, HOLZ, Keith,
13 HOLZ, Keith, Modern German Art for Paris, Prague, and London
0472113704 / 9780472113705 
HOLZ, KEITH. Modern German Art for Paris, Prague, and London, Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2004. Quarto, first edition, pp. xvii, 359, black cloth boards with red lettering on spine, 6 color plates, numerous black-and-white illustration. Subtitled "Resistance & Acquiescence in a Democratic Public Sphere," this is a study of exiled artists' associations in Paris, Prague and London, and their attempts to educate the world about the Nazi regime. Artists covered include Oskar Kokoschka, Max Ernst, John Heartfield, Otto Freundlich, Josef Breitenbach. Scarce. Condition of this book: Dust jacket shows moderate wear, no tears with a few chips. Spine slanted a bit, leaves clean and tight. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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Customs & Faces, photographs by Sir Benjamin Stone 1838-1914, JAY, Bill
14 JAY, Bill Customs & Faces, photographs by Sir Benjamin Stone 1838-1914
0902620835 / 9780902620834 
JAY, BILL. Customs & Faces, photographs by Sir Benjamin Stone 1838-1914, London: St. Martin's Press, 1972. Quarto, first edition, unpaginated with a 20-page introduction and 68 photolithographic reproductions of Stone's pictures, black cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Stone captured like nobody else the peculiar nature of Olde England, with photos of festivals, pageants, gypsies, the poor, the common and the just plain weird, like the men celebrating the Hare Pie and Bottle Kicking Festival in Holaton. Condition of this book: Dust jacket is chipped, price-clipped, and has small wrinkles. Boards very good, inscription inked onto inside cover, minor soiling at top edge, images fine. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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The Old Boston Post Road, JENKINS, Stephen.
15 JENKINS, Stephen. The Old Boston Post Road

JENKINS, STEPHEN. The Old Boston Post Road, New York: G.P. Putnam's, 1913. Octavo, first edition, pp. xxiv, 453, 4 (ads), brown cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine and front, gilt seals on front, halftone photos and folding maps. Original owner's name on front pastedown. A history-based tour from New York to Boston taking U.S. Route 1, better known as the Boston Post Road. Condition of this book: Covers bowing slightly, with a few stains, gilt is tarnished. Interior very good but for some staining to the free front endpaper, images fine. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Directory of American Tool Makers, Colonial Times to 1899, KIJOWSKI, Gene (editor);
16 KIJOWSKI, Gene (editor); Directory of American Tool Makers, Colonial Times to 1899

KIJOWSKI, GENE (editor). Directory of American Tool Makers, Colonial Times to 1899, n.p.: Early American Industries Association, 1990. Quarto, working draft edition, pp. xviii, 394, 20 (data capture forms), wraps. Preliminary issue of a reference work that was released in 1999, now very scarce. Pulled together by many volunteers, it was distributed among the members of the association so that they would have a working copy to be updated and refined for the eventual first edition release, hence there are forms in the back of the present copy to be sent to the editor with ideas for improvement. This work was intended for tool collectors, museum curators and historians of American tech. Condition of this book: Covers curling, pulling from spine, moderately soiled. Leaves clean and tight. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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Likeness and Landscape, Thomas M. Easterly and the Art of the Daguerreotype, KILGO, Dolores A.
17 KILGO, Dolores A. Likeness and Landscape, Thomas M. Easterly and the Art of the Daguerreotype
1883982030 / 9781883982034 
KILGO, DOLORES A. Likeness and Landscape, Thomas M. Easterly and the Art of the Daguerreotype, St. Louis: Missouri Historical Society, 1994. Tall quarto, first edition, pp. x, 234, black cloth boards with silver-stamped lettering on spine and upper panel, extensively illustrated in color and halftone. Recognition for a daguerreotypist who worked the American frontier, photographing Indians, celebrities and ordinary people. Kilgo presents "the only large body of outdoor work to survive intact from the daguerrean era," the publisher says. Condition of this book: Fine in a fine jacket. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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A Daughter of the Sioux, KING, Charles.
18 KING, Charles. A Daughter of the Sioux

KING, GEN. CHARLES. A Daughter of the Sioux, New York: Hobart, 1903. 12mo, first edition, pp. 306, red cloth boards with gilt-stamped lettering on spine and upper panel, full-length color image of a Native American on upper panel, top edge gilt, 8 illustrated plates by Frederic Remington and Edwin Willard Deming (4 each artist, all black and white). King, a noted writer on the U.S. Army's campaign against the Sioux, here turns to a fictional account of the times. Condition of this book: Bright and clean with a touch of sunning at spine, faint rubbing at spine ends and corners of boards. Leaves clean and tight, with toning and one small stain at edges, images fine. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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Pilgrimage, LEIBOVITZ, Annie.
19 LEIBOVITZ, Annie. Pilgrimage
0375505083 / 9780375505089 
LEIBOVITZ, ANNIE. Pilgrimage, New York: Random House, 2011. Quarto, first edition, pp. 246, beige cloth boards with blind-stamped lettering to spine and front, original belly band, color photos. The famous celebrity photographer breaks form here for a pictorial journey through history, with only the dead getting any attention. Condition of this book: Faint wear at jacket extremities, else fine. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Mexico City, LEVITT, Helen
20 LEVITT, Helen Mexico City
0393045498 / 9780393045499 
LEVITT, HELEN. Mexico City, New York: Doubletake and W.W. Norton, 1997. Quarto, copy No. 31 of a first edition of 200, pp. 141, green cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine, signed by Levitt on the limitation page, 67 duotone photos, with a 19-page introductory essay by James Oles that is reprinted in Spanish in the back of the book. Levitt, who made her name photographing the streets of New York City, traveled to Mexico City in 1941 and spent several months photographing the city and its people. However, most of the photos in this 1997 book were never publicly seen before it came out. This copy is fine in a fine dust jacket and near fine gray cloth slipcase. 
Price: 700.00 USD
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