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Proceedings : upon the trial of the action brought by Mary Elizabeth Smith against the right Hon. The Earl Ferrers

By: N/A

Price: $250.75

Publisher: London, England, William Pickering: 1846

Seller ID: 014717

Condition: Very Good-


412 pp, (20 pp), w/blu-blk marbled boards. Action against the Right Hon. Washington Sewallis Shirley Earl Ferrers for breach of promise of marriage. Damages laid at 20,000 pounds before Mr. Justice Wightman and a special jury. new endpapers, one ffep has small chips along edges, book has been professionally rebound quarter leather. View more info

The Story of a Dark Plot or Tyranny on the Frontier

By: A.L.O.C.

Price: $14.88

Publisher: Boston, MA, The Warren Press: 1903

Seller ID: 012880

Condition: Good


198 pp, maroon cloth boards w/gilt letters. The book is about temperance in Eastern Canada. Volume about an assault on W.W. Smith a temperance worker in Province of Quebec. W.W. Smith was engaged in sustaining the Scott Act in Brome County. slight wear top & bottom of the spine, corners slight wear, prev owner's name on ffep View more info

His Various History

By: Aelianus, Claudius & translated by Stanley, Thomas

Price: $807.50

Publisher: London, England, Printed for Thomas Dring: 1665

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 038896

Condition: Very Good


[14], 314 pp, [28 the arguments], dark brown morocco leather w/five ribs on the spine w/gilt deco and red morocco title block on the spine w/gilt lettering. The volume contains fourteen books in one volume. Aelian (c. AD 175 - c. 235) was a Roman author but spoke Greek, born at Praeneste, and a teacher of rhetoric. This work is a collection of anecdotes and biographical sketches, lists, maxims, and descriptions of natural wonders and strange local customs. The book contains two notes of encouragement in the foreword from Edw. Sherburne and Richard Strokes, M.D. In the first book Ael... View more info

Mexican Folktales from the Borderland

By: Aiken, Riley w/foreword by Abernethy, Francis E.

Price: $25.08

Publisher: Dallas, TX, Southern Methodist University Press: 1980

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 050207

ISBN: 0870741756

Condition: Very Good


xv, 159 pp, brown clothcovered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, light brown dj w/orange-dark brown illustration on hte front panel. The folk tales collected by the author are a blending of three cultural traditions and provide a feel for the character and language of the Mexican-Indian rural borderland culture. View more info

The Flora of the Unicorn Tapestries

By: Alexander, E. J. and Woodward, Carol H.

Price: $13.56

Publisher: New York, NY, The New York Botanical Garden: 1974

Seller ID: 038272

Condition: Very Good


28 pp, wht-black SC wraps w/illustrated front panel. The booklet describes the seven mediaeval tapestries at the Cloisters in Fort Tryon Park, New York City. The woven panels portray the legendary and symbolic tale of the Hunt of the Unicorn. There are approximately 101 different plants represented in the tapestries with approximately 85% identifiable. The artisans of the tapestries placed the moisture-loving plants at the water's edge, the correct forest trees together, and the plants of open spaces generally where they belonged in nature. small stain on top corner by spine. View more info

Pebbles from a Broken Jar : Fables and Hero Stories from Old China

By: Alexander, Frances

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Indianapolis, IN, Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc.: 1963

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 027595

Condition: Very Good+


31 pp, green cloth boards, w/black lettering & deco on the front cover, inscribed & SIGNED by the author on the title page. A collection of 18 short legends of ancient china. View more info

Common Birds - India-the Land and People

By: Ali, Salim and Futehally, Laeeq

Price: $12.54

Publisher: New Delhi, India, National Book Trust, India: 1967

Seller ID: 003254

Condition: Very Good


118 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/dark brown lettering on the front cover and spine, glossy green-white dj w/blue-red-green illustrated front panel. The book is the ABC of bird watching in India to help novice learn to recognize the common birds of his locality. prev own name ffep, dj edges sl chipping. View more info

Tom Brown's School-Days

By: an old boy Hughes, Thomas and edited by Bradby, H.C.

Price: $42.46

Publisher: Boston, MA, LeRoy Phillips: 1920

Seller ID: 010135

Condition: Very Good-


412 pp, blu cloth boards w/full color pastedown picture on front board w/gilt lettering on the spine. Book contains the conditions of school life & local colour of England in 1857 when it was first written. prev owner placed color sticker of ocean liner & wrote Queen Mary under on verso of frontispiece, slight wear corners, prev owner name ffep, stain on pastedown, corners bumped. View more info

Three Tales from Andersen

By: Andersen, Hans Christian and edited by Larsen, Svend and translated from the Danish by Keigwin, R. P.

Price: $16.96

Publisher: Odense, Denmark, Flensted, Publishers: 1958

Seller ID: 037346

Condition: Very Good-


unpaginated, yel boards w/black lettering w/color illustrated front panel and black illustrated rear panel w/blu-wht illustrated front & rear pastedowns. The book contains the following three stories: The Emperor's New Clothes, Simple Simon, and It's Absolutely True. front corners bumped w/some creasing, prev owner wrote name on the title page. View more info

Anno's Strange Wood - Japanese

By: Anno, Mitsumasa

Price: $89.25

Publisher: Japan, Kuso-kobo: 1977

Edition: ca 1989

Seller ID: 030900

ISBN: 4834007995

Condition: Very Good+


31 pp, green-black-wht-lavender wraparound color illustrated boards w/title blocks on spine & front lavender w/black lettering. The book publication, copyright information, and page descriptions are in Japanese. The book is a wordless book with various animals hidden in the pictures of the woods. The illustrations are in green-black and white. View more info

Silent Night : the Beautiful Story of a Lost Carol

By: Anonymous

Price: $13.18

Seller ID: 026326

Condition: Very Good


8 pp, blu-grey-wht SC wraps w/color illustrated front cover bound w/single staple & white cord. Story of Father Josef Mohr, an Austrian Priest, and Francis Xavier Gruber, an Austrian schoolmaster and how they collaborated on a Christmas carol. Prev owner stamped on back cover along with name. View more info

Light Fare Recipes for Corn Flour and "Raisley" Cookery

By: Anonymous

Price: $14.03

Publisher: London, England, Brown & Polson, Ltd.:

Seller ID: 049684

Condition: Very Good-


121 pp, [3], orange clothcovered boards w/yel-wht-blu pastedown on front & rear covers w/blu-wht borders (showing a mother & her daughter cooking). On the RPD is list of equivlaent weights and measures. The pastedowns have emblem and state "by appointment to his majesty King George V". He lived from 1865 to 1936. On the classified index the items marked with * are the more expensive dishes. The book contains the classified index in front of the book followed by general index. THe introduction contains two pages on the use of corn flour followed by one page on the use of "... View more info

The Near East in Modern Times : The Ottoman Empire and the Balkan States to 1900 - Volume 1

By: Arnakis, George G.

Price: $80.33

Publisher: Austin, TX, The Pemberton Press: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038846

Condition: Very Good+


xvi, 452 pp, tan cloth covered boards w/dark brown lettering on spine & front cover, fourteen maps at end of the text. This volume deals with the developments in the Near East until the opening of the twentieth century, with emphasis on the era of nationalism and some background to the origins of Near Eastern society. The Near East includes the countries bordering on the Eastern Mediterranean and their neighbors furthur inland. several small light stains on the fore edge. View more info

An Entrance to the Tree of Life

By: Ashlag, Rabbi Yehuda and edited by Berg, Dr. Philip S.

Price: $24.65

Publisher: The Old City Jerusalem, Israel, Israel: Research Centre of Kabbalah: 1977

Seller ID: 038037

Condition: Very Good


205 pp, black cloth covered boards, dj yel w/black lettering & black illustrated front. A key to the portals of Jewish Mysticism. dj chipped along top edge, dj several small tears on bottom edge repaired w/archival tape on inside, dj in mylar protector, some underlining on several of the first thirty-seven pages. View more info

Let's Cook : Healthy Eating

By: Atkinson, Catherine & Barker, Juliet & Martin, Liz & Smallwood, Vickie & Steer, Gina & Tennant, Carol & Others,

Price: $19.98

Publisher: London, England, Starfire: 2002

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 031518

ISBN: 1903817099

Condition: Very Good+


512 pp, glossy wht-green-aqua boards & dj w/color pictorial wraparound. A comprehensive guide to cooking healthy and wholesome foods with a wide range of dishes that can be tasy, filling and occasionally low in fat. The book contains three step-by-step images per recipes, includes sections on cleanliness in the kitchen, varieties of rice and storage, and cooking techniques for potatoes. Also has food facts and helpful hints. View more info

Saudi Arabian Portfolio

By: Azzi, Robert w/intro by Prince Saud Al Faisal

Price: $48.88

Publisher: Manchester, NH, Robert Azzi: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011354

Condition: Very Good+


207 pp, black cloth boards w/white lettering, glossy blk-wht dj w/pictorial front, black cloth covered slipcase w/gilt illustration. Presentation copy from Petroline Saudi Arabia. VG+/VG/VG, Book is one man's vision of the desert kingdom. View more info

Australia Today

By: Baker, Eleanor Z.

Price: $16.15

Publisher: Austin, TX, Steck-Vaughn Company: 1969

Seller ID: 015624

ISBN: 081147660X

Condition: Near Fine


ix, 86 pp, yel cloth covered boards w/black lettering. The book describes the history of Australia. The land of the kookaburra and the suburb, the duck-billed platypus & the Melbourne Cup, the dingo dog and the flying fox. It's the "down-under" continent in the southern hemisphere. View more info

Jack the Ripper : A Psychic Investigation

By: Ball, Pamela

Price: $20.83

Publisher: Northants, England, Arcturus Publishing Limited: 1998

Seller ID: 033030

ISBN: 1900032139

Condition: Near Fine


197 pp, glossy black boards & dj w/wht lettering w/color illustrated front panel. The paranormal search for the killer's true identity. The story of the author's journey into the heart of a mystery that has hautned the imagination for over 100 years. The author uses astrology and channelling to cast new light on a puzzle that has baffled the experts since the gruesome murders were committed in Whitechapel back in 1888. View more info

A Arte Oleira Dos Tapajo

By: Barata, Frederico

Price: $80.75

Publisher: Sao Paulo, Brasil, Sao Paulo Museum: 1951

Seller ID: 028650

Condition: Very Good


pages 183 through 197, 16 plates w/66 items. Article about "The art potter of Tapajo", new series volume V. Dr. Frederico Barata had a private collection of Tapajo pottery. It contained caryatid dishes & winged bottles, also beautifully decorated bowls, fine figurines, & other anthropomorphic & zoomorphic representations. Prev owner wrote on the first page. View more info

The Little Minister

By: Barrie, J. M.

Price: $50.58

Publisher: New York, NY, Thomas Y. Crowell & Co.: 1891

Seller ID: 049356

Condition: Very Good-


[4], 311 pp, green clothcovered boards w/embossed gilt decoration & lettering, T.E.G. (top edge gilt), w/13 plates, reprint of Street & Smith of New York. A love story set in the Scotch village of Thrums and about the middle of the last century. The hero, Gavin Dishart, is a boy preacher of twenty-one, small of statue but great in authority. Grouped about him are his people, who watch him w/vigilance, ready to adore, critize, and interfere. Across his path and into his life dances Babbie, the Egyptian, in a wild gipsy frock. prev owner's name on ffep, small tear on spine. View more info