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The Bombay High Court, The Story of the Building, 1878-2003

By: MEHROTRA, RAHUL, and DWIVEDI, SHARADA.

Price: $100.00

Seller ID: 51861

ISBN: 8190060251


MEHROTRA, RAHUL, and DWIVEDI, SHARADA. The Bombay High Court, The Story of the Building, 1878-2003, Mumbai: Eminence Designs, 2004. Tall folio, pp. 192, brown cloth boards stamped with gilt lettering on spine and upper panel, color and halftone photos. History of this British-built Gothic landmark that sits at the core of Mumbai. Condition of this book: Jacket moderately worn, no tears. Photo mounted on front pastedown, gift inscription inked onto free front endpa... View more info

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The Life and Death of John of Barneveld

By: MOTLEY, John Lothrop.

Price: $300.00

Seller ID: 52567


MOTLEY, JOHN LOTHROP. The Life and Death of John of Barneveld, New York: Harper and Brothers, 1874. Octavos, first American edition, pp. xvi, 389; vii, 475, 6 (ads), errata slip at title page, three-quarters leather over marbled boards, all edges marbled, gilt decoration and morocco labels to spines, 4 engraved plates. BAL 14591. Barneveld was a leader of the Dutch independence movement; Motley, an American diplomat, wrote extensive histories of the Dutch independence... View more info

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London at the Opening of the Twentieth Century/Contemporary Biographies

By: PIKE, W.T.;

Price: $750.00

Seller ID: 51545


Pike, W.T. [editor]. London at the Opening of the Twentieth Century/Contemporary Biographies, No. 15 of Pike's New Century Series, Brighton: W.T. Pike and Co. 1905. Quarto, pp. 300, vii, maroon morocco grained boards with elaborate gilt-stamped decoration and lettering on top, gilt-lettered spine, blind-stamped bottom, a.e.g., numerous halftone photos throughout. Excellent street and architectural photography throughout the first 200 pages as the book discusses the st... View more info

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The Treasury of American Art

By: PRICE, Vincent.

Price: $35.00

Seller ID: 52556


PRICE, VINCENT. The Treasury of American Art, Wisconsin: Country Beautiful Corp. 1957. Folio, first edition, pp. 320, red cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine and front, color illustration. The author-actor in his foreword calls this a biography of America. He hits the high spots in American painting, from Copley and Peale through Grant Wood to Hopper and Pollock, with everybody in between. Condition of this book: Covers scuffed, all else fine. View more info

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George III & Queen Charlotte, Patronage, Collecting and Court Taste

By: ROBERTS, Jane [editor];

Price: $120.00

Seller ID: 51030

ISBN: 1902163737


ROBERTS, JANE [editor]. George III & Queen Charlotte, Patronage, Collecting and Court Taste, London: Royal Collections Publications, 2004. Heavy quarto, pp. 408, red cloth boards with gilt lettering and decoration on spine, extensive color illustration, covering all kinds of collectibles gathered by George III and his court. Released to accompany an exhibit in London, this book has become a valuable reference work. Condition: Dust jacket moderately worn with surface ... View more info

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Report on the Battle of Murfreesboro, Tenn.

By: ROSECRANS, William S.

Price: $750.00

Seller ID: 51727


ROSECRANS, WILLIAM S. Report on the Battle of Murfreesboro, Tenn., Washington: Government Printing Office, 1863. Octavo, first edition, pp. 577, 2 folding maps attached inside lower board, brown cloth boards with blind-stamped lettering and decoration on spine and both panels (eagle-shield vignette on both panels, Senate logo on spine), sketch, charts. Laid in is a former owner's index on five typewritten pages. See Dornbusch V.3, 3002. Condition of this book: Boa... View more info

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Julia Margaret Cameron, Sun Pictures Catalogue Twenty

By: SCHAAF, Larry J.

Price: $100.00

Seller ID: 50542

ISBN: 1892535319


SCHAAF, LARRY J. Julia Margaret Cameron, Sun Pictures Catalogue Twenty, New York: Hans P. Kraus Jr., 2011. Quarto, pp. 61, wraps, 25 plates of Cameron photos that were in a collection owned by Cameron's niece and recently shown at the Kraus Gallery in New York. With a facsimile of Cameron's signature and text by Larry J. Schaaf. A good reference for the Cameron collector, dealer, or scholar, this book is already scarce. Condition of this book: Fine, no flaws. View more info

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Ilios, The City and Country of the Trojans

By: SCHLIEMANN, Henry

Price: $150.00

Seller ID: 51955


SCHLIEMANN, HENRY. Ilios, The City and Country of the Trojans, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1881. Quarto, early edition (first was 1880), pp. xvi, 800, 8 folding maps and plans, 32 (sepia drawings of whorls dug up at Troy), red cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine, extensive engraved illustration. According to J.E. Sandys, Schliemann, at the age of 8, having heard his father tell the story of the Trojan War, resolved to excavate Troy (at the time, the existence o... View more info

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More Human Than Divine, An Intimate and Lively Self-Portrait in Clay of a Smiling People From Ancient Vera Cruz

By: SPRATLING, William, and ALVAREZ BRAVO, Manuel

Price: $90.00

Seller ID: 50535


SPRATLING, WILLIAM, and ALVAREZ BRAVO, MANUEL. More Human Than Divine, An Intimate and Lively Self-Portrait in Clay of a Smiling People From Ancient Vera Cruz, Mexico: Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, 1960. Quarto, first English edition of 2000, pp. 30, 64 photo plates in duotone and sepia, sepia frontispiece of a kneeling youth, black cloth boards with gilt-stamped reproduction of a child figure, gilt lettering on spine. As the title indicates, the photos are... View more info

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Remembering the New York, Ontario & Western Railway, Oswego to Sidney & Branches

By: TAIBI, John,

Price: $120.00

Seller ID: 50707

ISBN: 1930098707


TAIBI, JOHN. Remembering the New York, Ontario & Western Railway, Oswego to Sidney & Branches, Fleischmanns, N.Y.: Purple Mountain Press, 2005. Quarto, No. 350 of an edition of 500, pp. viii, 405, illustrated boards, maps, photo reprints, signed by the author on the title page. Probably nobody knows more about this railway than Taibi, as this is his sixth book on the topic. He has good photos too, not just standard shots of mighty engines and landmark bridges, but acc... View more info

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Tompolski's Chronicle, Volume Ten

By: TOMPOLSKI, Feliks.

Price: $400.00

Seller ID: 53269


TOMPOLSKI, FELIKS. Tompolski's Chronicle, Volume Ten, London: self-published, 1962. Tall folio, part of a 27-year project to record history as it happened, this volume released in 24 installments containing more than 100 expressionist drawings, some in color, in its original folio, with duplicate copies of a title sheet that has a gift inscription. Heavy brown stock, measuring 29x46cm or 18x11 inches, with 2 color posters folding out to four and six times that size. ... View more info

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New Jersey Troops in the Gettysburg Campaign

By: TOOMBS, Samuel

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Orange, N.J.,, Evening Mail,: 1888,

Seller ID: 50348

Condition: good


pp. (xvi), folding map, 406, blue cloth boards with stamped decoration and gilt lettering on spine, numerous engravings and maps. Condition of this book: Spine darkening with a short tear, extremities rubbed. Former owner's name inked onto front pastedown. Leaves clean and tight, age toning. View more info

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Wilderness, The True Story of Simon Girty, Renegade; Book 1: The Borderland

By: TRUMAN, Timothy;

Price: $200.00

Seller ID: 51026

ISBN: 0922173117


TRUMAN, TIMOTHY. Wilderness, The True Story of Simon Girty, Renegade; Book 1: The Borderland, Pennsylvania: 4Winds Publishing Group, 1989. Quarto (8.5x11 inches), No. 194 of 400 copies, pp. 74, 2 (ads), black cloth boards with silver lettering on spine and front, stamped silver drawing or the renegade on front, black and white illustration. Inscribed on the free front endpaper by the artist to Joe Kubert, the cartoonist who founded an influential art school. The au... View more info

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Newport, Our Social Capital

By: VAN RENSSELAER, Mrs. John King.

Price: $400.00

Seller ID: 52012


VAN RENSSELAER, MRS. JOHN KING. Newport, Our Social Capital, Philadelphia and London: Lippincott, 1905. Heavy quarto, copy No. 131 of 347, pp. 401, color frontis, photo plates, quarter-bound brown cloth boards recently rebacked, gilt lettering on spine, gilt lettering and nautical-themed heraldic decoration inside gilt border on upper panel, 2 maps in rear pocket, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. Except for the watercolor frontispiece, the illustrations are drawn... View more info

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A Vanished World

By: VISHNIAC, Roman.

Price: $50.00

Seller ID: 52312

ISBN: 0374282471


VISHNIAC, ROMAN. A Vanished World, New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1983. Large, square quarto, first FSG edition of work that was released in 1947, pp. [vii], 180, brown leatherette boards with gilt lettering on spine, blind-stamped signature on upper panel, glossy halftone photos. 1930s photos of the Jewish enclaves in Central and Eastern Europe just before their destruction by the Nazis. This title was released in 1947 by the Forward Association in expanded form ... View more info

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La Civilta della Sardegna, Dall'Eneolitico alla fine dell'eta' nuragica il millennio -- V secolo A.C.

By: ZERVOS, Christian;

Price: $400.00

Seller ID: 51525


ZERVOS, CHRISTIAN. La Civilta della Sardegna, Dall'Eneolitico alla fine dell'eta' nuragica il millennio -- V secolo A.C., Italy: Liberia Scientifica Internazionale, 1982. Large, heavy folio, reprints the 1954 first edition, pp. 389, white cloth boards stamped with black lettering on the spine and front, extensive halftone illustration. The author is the Paris gallerist best known for his massive Picasso catalogue. His focus here is Sardinia's ancient artifacts and arc... View more info

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The City Beneath Us: Building the New York Subways

By: [Catalog.]

Price: $30.00

Seller ID: 52294

ISBN: 0393057976


New York Transit Museum Collection, The City Beneath Us: Building the New York Subways, New York and London: Norton, 2004. Quarto, first edition, pp. 247, black cloth boards with silver lettering on spine, blind-stamped lettering on upper panel, duotone photos. Presents with archive of the transit museum with text by Vivian Heller. Condition of this book: Jacket worn at edges, all else fine. View more info