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Lectures on India: Also, Descriptions of Remarkable Customs and Personages in other Pagan and Mohammedan Countries

by Wright, Caleb

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Published
1849
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Fair. No dust jacket. Spine ends worn, w/ tear at top; center page sections loosening. Random light soiling.
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$48.00

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Boston.: Caleb Wright, Publisher., 1849. Hard cover. Fair. No dust jacket. Spine ends worn, w/ tear at top; center page sections loosening. Random light soiling.. 1 288 p. Gold decorated red cloth over boards. String binding. Untrimmed edges. 120 engravings. 24 cm. Gold page blocks, 3 sides. An original edition, 1849; not a print-on-demand, not a reprint. Printed… Read more
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image of Lost Country Life; How English country folk lived, worked, threshed, thatched, rolled fleece, milled corn, brewed mead...

Lost Country Life; How English country folk lived, worked, threshed, thatched, rolled fleece, milled corn, brewed mead...

by Hartley, Dorothy

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1979
Condition
Good in good dust jacket. Jacket has edge wear. Damp stain, back cover and at fold, also on back board, about 1/3rd area. No odo
Edition
American edition. 2nd printing.
ISBN
9780394510361
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$18.00

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New York.: Pantheon Books / Random House., 1979. American edition. 2nd printing.. Hard cover. Good in good dust jacket. Jacket has edge wear. Damp stain, back cover and at fold, also on back board, about 1/3rd area. No odor, light-toned stain.. Fassell, Beatrice (Jacket illustration by).. 1 Beige cloth over spine; light blue paper over boards. Sheaf of… Read more
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Petain's Crime: The Complete Story of French Collaboration in the Holocaust

by Webster, Paul

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Published
1991
Condition
Very good in good dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Prior owner address label, inside on 1st end paper. Jacket has 4-inch t
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First edition. 1st American edition.
ISBN
9780929587554
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$9.00

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Chicago.: Ivan R Dee, Inc., 1991. First edition. 1st American edition.. Hard cover. Very good in good dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Prior owner address label, inside on 1st end paper. Jacket has 4-inch tear at fold, lower front. Other light edge wear.. 1 Black cloth over spine w/ red titles; gray vertically ribbed paper over boards.… Read more
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Nehru: Conversations on India and World Affairs

by Mende, Tibor, and Nehru, Jawaharlal

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Published
1956
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Very good in very good dust jacket. Price clipped. Signed by previous owner. Minor spine darkening to jacket spine, with light e
Edition
First edition.
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$11.00

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New York.: G. Braziller., 1956. First edition.. Hard cover. Very good in very good dust jacket. Price clipped. Signed by previous owner. Minor spine darkening to jacket spine, with light edge wear.. Hoffman, H Lawrence. 1 Dark blue cloth over spine; faux marbled blue paper over boards. 144 p. 22 cm. An eloquent Prime Minister of India, Jawaharlal… Read more
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With No Regrets, an Autobiography

by Nehru, Krishna, and Naidu, Sarojini (Poet, Foreword by), and Chakravarty, Amiya (Introduction by)

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Published
1945
Condition
Fine in very good dust jacket. Jacket top spine has short chip. Else clean.
Edition
Presumed first; no print line. Wartime production restrictions.
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$22.00

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New York.: An Asian Press Book / The John Day Company., 1945. Presumed first; no print line. Wartime production restrictions.. Hard cover. Fine in very good dust jacket. Jacket top spine has short chip. Else clean.. 1 First edition. 160 p. Maroon cloth over boards; silver spine titles. 19 cm. Jacket in copper with black title box, black… Read more
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A Fort of Nine Towers: An Afghan Family Story

by Omar, Qais Akbar

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Published
2013
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Fine in very good dust jacket. Light surface rubs to jacket.
Edition
First edition. 1st printing.
ISBN
9780374157647
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$12.00

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New York.: Farrar Straus and Giroux., 2013. First edition. 1st printing.. Hard cover. Fine in very good dust jacket. Light surface rubs to jacket.. 1 Glued binding. Paper over boards. 396 p. Maps. Audience: General/trade. A memoir about Afghanistan written by an Afghan, his one family's journey while Civil War erupted around them all.
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The Royal Road to Romance

by Halliburton, Richard

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Published
1925
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Good. No dust jacket. Spine titles faded. Front cover splash blemishes. Top spine end fray. Solid binding. Clean interior.
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$8.00

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Garden City NY.: Garden City Publishing / Bobbs-Merrill Co., 1925. Hard cover. Good. No dust jacket. Spine titles faded. Front cover splash blemishes. Top spine end fray. Solid binding. Clean interior.. 1 Black cloth over boards. 399 p. 22 cm. B&W photos. End paper map art in greens; 2 different scenes. Travel Non-fiction: As a Princeton student, Richard… Read more
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Lend Me Your Alphorn: Further Tales of Life in Switzerland

by Epstein, Eugene V.

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Published
1977
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Fine.
ISBN
9783716501344
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$8.00

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Berne.: Benteli Publishers., 1977. Hard cover. Fine.. Kuechler, Hans (Cover design and illustrations by).. 1 163 p. 20 cm. Pen&Ink Illustrations. Getting to know Switzerland: Author Eugene Epstein begins with man essay about walking, evolving to bicycling, noting safety, trust, and experiments in living day to day. This is not one's routine travel guide.
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Spies

by Gollomb, Joseph

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Published
1928
Condition
Very good. No dust jacket. Near fine; clean interior pages. Deckled side and lower blocks. Back cover red dye blemish.
Edition
2nd reprint 2 months after 1st edition.
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$18.00

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New York.: Grossed & Dunlap by arr. w/ Macmillan., 1928. 2nd reprint 2 months after 1st edition.. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket. Near fine; clean interior pages. Deckled side and lower blocks. Back cover red dye blemish.. 1 Black cloth over boards. Red titles, front and spine. xi p., 1 l., 389 p. 21 cm. Non-fiction.… Read more
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An Impartial Narrative of the Most Important Engagements which took Place between His Majesty's Forces and the Insurgents, during the Irish Rebellion, in 1798; including very Interesting Information not before Published

by Jones, J. (Edited by)

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Published
1834
Condition
Good. Age-toning, spotting, to pages. Scuffing to covers. Spine titles rubbed. Binding tight.
Edition
Entered 1933, Clerk' Office, Northern District, NY. 2nd edit
ISBN
9781232124122
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$248.00

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South Newberlin NY.: Levi Harris, publisher., 1834. Entered 1933, Clerk' Office, Northern District, NY. 2nd edition.. Full leather. Good. Age-toning, spotting, to pages. Scuffing to covers. Spine titles rubbed. Binding tight.. 1 Brown leather-bound hardcover. Black spine title box. 18 cm. 227 p. Frontispiece from engraving: Battle of Vinegar-Hill. Audience: General/trade. Continued title: "Carefully collected from authentic letters,… Read more
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Proper Peasants; Traditional Life in a Hungarian Village; Viking Fund Publications in Anthropology #46

by Fél, Edit, and Hofer, Tamás, and Tax, Sol (Series edited by)

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Published
1969
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Fine in very good dust jacket.
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Chicago.: Aldine Publishing Company., 1969. Hard cover. Fine in very good dust jacket.. 1 Dark blue cloth over boards. Blind-stamped front image. xiii, 440 p. 27 cm. B&W photo section, Maps, Portraits. Subtitle: "A description and analysis of Hungarian peasant life providing new evidence for the comparative study of social organization and institutions". This volume resulted from a… Read more
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Juarez and his Mexico; A Biographical History

by Roeder, Ralph

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Published
1948
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Very good. No dust jacket. Near fine, well-crafted volume. Top page block, light soiling. Tight. Clean interior.
Edition
Book Club Edition. 2nd Printing, Non-Fiction Book Club Edition.
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$10.00

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New York.: The Viking Press., 1948. Book Club Edition. 2nd Printing, Non-Fiction Book Club Edition.. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket. Near fine, well-crafted volume. Top page block, light soiling. Tight. Clean interior.. 1 Copper-brown cloth over boards. Blind-stamped icon, front. Gold spine titles and sawtooth repeating horizontal graphics. 22 cm. 761 p. Bibliography. Index. First published… Read more
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image of The Stones of Venice; Volume the Second; The Sea Stories

The Stones of Venice; Volume the Second; The Sea Stories

by Ruskin, John

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Good. No dust jacket. Edge wear. Seam tear, front end paper, partway. Reading Copy.
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Late 19th century. No date given.
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$24.00

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New York.: John W Lovell Company.. Late 19th century. No date given.. Hard cover. Good. No dust jacket. Edge wear. Seam tear, front end paper, partway. Reading Copy.. 1 396 p. Blue leather over spine and corners. Marbled paper over boards and as end papers. Spine: decorated w/ 5 ribs; Top spine tear, half-inch. B&W photos throughout. Pen&Ink… Read more
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Spoken in Tibet

by Derrick, Henrietta Sands

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Published
1933
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Good. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. The cover surface has lost its finish in patches of irregularity.
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$45.00

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New York / London.: G P Putnam's Sons., 1933. Hard cover. Good. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. The cover surface has lost its finish in patches of irregularity.. 1 198 p. Black cloth over boards. Blue titles, spine and front. 29 Illustrations and Map. in the early 1930s, the author embarked on a journey into the… Read more
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Barbarossa; The Russian-German Conflict, 1941-1945.

by Clark, Alan

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Published
1965
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Very good. No dust jacket. Near fine.
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$9.00

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New York.: William Morrow & Co., 1965. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket. Near fine.. 1 Red cloth, gray paper over boards. Black titles. xxii, 522 p. B&W photo sections, 3-color and B&W maps. Charts. 25 cm. Bibliography. Index. Quote opposite title page: "When Barbarossa begins, the world will hold its breath". --Hitler, OKW Conference Minutes, 5rd… Read more
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Katyn

by FitzGibbon, Louis, and FitzGibbon, Constantine (Introduction by)

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Published
1971
Condition
Fine in very good dust jacket. Slight edge wear to jacket.
ISBN
9780684126128
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$18.00

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New York.: Charles Scribner's Sons., 1971. Hard cover. Fine in very good dust jacket. Slight edge wear to jacket.. 1 Black lightly textured paper over boards. 285 p. 26 cm. B&W photo section. Index. Audience: General/trade. In early 1940 in Poland, after the Russians and Germans assaulted Poland simultaneously, and 15, 000 Poiish officers were taken prisoner by… Read more
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Schizophrenic Germany.

by Dornberg, John

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Published
1961
Condition
Very good in very good dust jacket. Light fade to jacket spine.
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First edition. Stated 1st printing.
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$12.00

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New York.: The Macmillan Company., 1961. First edition. Stated 1st printing.. Hard cover. Very good in very good dust jacket. Light fade to jacket spine.. Manso, Leo (Jacket design by). 1 Black cloth over boards. Red titles, front and spine. 302 p., 22cm. Post World War II, did elements of instability and totalitarianism continue "to harass all levels… Read more
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The Self-Betrayed; Glory and Doom of the German Generals

by Riess, Curt

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Published
1942
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Very good in very good dust jacket. Minor jacket edge wear.
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$24.00

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New York.: C. P. Putnam's Sons., 1942. Hard cover. Very good in very good dust jacket. Minor jacket edge wear.. 1 Gray cloth over boards. Black titles; Eagle on ball, Nazi symbol; xvi, 402 p. 22 cm. Map on lining-papers, red line art. Chronology. Selected Bibliography. Index. In Ost-Elbien, part of Prussia east of the Elbe River, there… Read more
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To Peking--And Beyond: A Report on the New Asia

by Salisbury, Harrison E.,

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Published
1973
Condition
Good in good dust jacket. Ex-library.
ISBN
9780812903331
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$8.00

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New York.: Quadrangle / The New York Times Book Co., 1973. Hard cover. Good in good dust jacket. Ex-library.. Salisbury, Harrison E (Photography by) and Salisbury, Charlotte Y. (Photography by). 1 Purple cloth over boards. Colorful jacket against black.308 p. B&W photo section. Index. Audience: General/trade. Traveling post-Cultural Revolution in China, journalists Harrison and Charlotte Salisbury talked to… Read more
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Black Nightshade; The Hungarian Prison Memoirs of Rose Vali

by De Kerpely, Theresa, (Narrated in English by)

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Published
1965
Condition
Very good in fair dust jacket. Signed by author. Glued neatly onto title facing page, hand-written note, 2 x 5 in. "To Hele
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Presumed 1st, same date title and copyright pages.
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$34.00

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New York.: William Morrow & Company., 1965. Presumed 1st, same date title and copyright pages.. Hard cover. Very good in fair dust jacket. Signed by author. Glued neatly onto title facing page, hand-written note, 2 x 5 in. "To Helen & Charlie with love, November 13, 1965, Rose". Light edge soiling to book exterior. Clean pages. Jacket is chipped,… Read more
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