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Rheims and the Battle for its Possession, A panoramic History and Guide [Michelin Illustrated Guides to the Battlefields ]

By: N/A

Price: $21.25

Publisher: Clermont-ferrand, France, Michelin & Co.: 1919

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 7629

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


1914-1918 Series; B&W maps & photographs; 5 1/4 x 8 1/4; 176 pages; Soft cover looks like stiff boars, but is flexible. Has bumping, rubbing, scuffing, sunning. Pages have sunning, bumping, some light corner creasing. DJ has many small tears and nicks, sunning, rubbing, scuffing, bumping. Pages are overall, clean and tight. Illustrated with many b/w maps and photographs, many of them showing the destruction wrought by the recently concluded war. 2 page color map of Rheim... View more info

John L. Stoddard's Lectures Volume 6

By: N/A

Price: $18.75

Publisher: Boston, Balch Bros.: 1908

Seller ID: 8316

Condition: Very Good+


Berlin, Vienna, St. Petersburg, Moscow Series; Vol. 6; B&W Illustrations; 6 14 x 9 14; 336 pages; VOLUME 6 ONLY. Hard bound is half leather, with leather corners and spine, marbled boards. Gold lettering on maroon leather spine. Light rubbing, scuffing to covers. Extremely attractive copy of this title. Silver/green monochrome end papers. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Colored frontispiece, lavishly illustrated with b/w photographs. Covers Berlin; Vien... View more info

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ASIL Arabians The Noble Arabian Horses; Fourth Edition: in English and German

By: A S I L [ASIL] Club, Ed. ; Foreword by Georg Olms

Price: $92.50

Publisher: Hildesheim, Germany, ASIL Club/Georg Olms: 1993

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 2755

ISBN: 3487083493

Condition: New in Fine dust jacket


Cover is black board with gold lettering and club logo on front in German and English; on spine in German, English and Arabic. End pages illustrated. Application form for club laid in at rear. Magnificently illustrated with 500+, mostly color, pictures. Foreword by W. Georg Olms. Printed in Italy. Pages are clean and tight; printed on glossy paper. This is a NEW book! DJ is NEW; and also in cardboard slipcase, also NEW. Book originally sealed in publisher's shrinkwrap, r... View more info

The Flemish Merchant of Venice Daniel Nijs and the Sale of the Gonzaga Art Collection

By: Anderson, Christina

Price: $27.25

Publisher: New Haven, CT, Yale University Press: 2015

Seller ID: 9766

ISBN: 0300209681

Condition: New in New dust jacket


Maps & color illustrations; viii, 264 pages; Hard bound is black with silver lettering on spine. This is a NEW book. DJ. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with 51 color and b/w pictures, plus a family tree of the Nijs family. "During the years 1627 and 1628, Charles I of England purchased the cream of the Gonzaga art collection, belonging to the dukes of Mantua, in what would become the greatest art deal of the 17th century. Among the treasures sold were ancient... View more info

The Flemish Merchant of Venice Daniel Nijs and the Sale of the Gonzaga Art Collection

By: Anderson, Christina

Price: $27.25

Publisher: New Haven, CT, Yale University Press: 2015

Seller ID: 9767

ISBN: 0300209681

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Maps & color illustrations; viii, 264 pages; Hard bound is black with silver lettering on spine. This is a NEW book. DJ. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with 51 color and b/w pictures, plus a family tree of the Nijs family. "During the years 1627 and 1628, Charles I of England purchased the cream of the Gonzaga art collection, belonging to the dukes of Mantua, in what would become the greatest art deal of the 17th century. Among the treasures sold were ancient... View more info

The Flemish Merchant of Venice Daniel Nijs and the Sale of the Gonzaga Art Collection

By: Anderson, Christina

Price: $27.25

Publisher: New Haven, CT, Yale University Press: 2015

Seller ID: 9768

ISBN: 0300209681

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Maps & color illustrations; viii, 264 pages; Hard bound is black with silver lettering on spine. This is a NEW book. DJ. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with 51 color and b/w pictures, plus a family tree of the Nijs family. "During the years 1627 and 1628, Charles I of England purchased the cream of the Gonzaga art collection, belonging to the dukes of Mantua, in what would become the greatest art deal of the 17th century. Among the treasures sold were ancient... View more info

Historic Costume For The Stage

By: Barton, Lucy

Price: $32.25

Publisher: Boston, Walter H. Baker Company: 1963

Edition: Second Revised Edition

Seller ID: 7129

Condition: Very Good-


Ex-Library; B&W Illustrations; 10.10 X 7 X 1.80 inches; x, 609 pages; Hardcover is former library book. Has Dewey number on spine and some stamps on end papers, plus a pocket, but otherwise shows little to no signs of being a popular book, or used much. Cover has light rubbing, bumping and some fading. No DJ as issued. Pages are very clean and tight. Lavishly iilustrated by David Sarvis, with a color frontispiece. Originally published in 1935, this is a revised and expan... View more info

The Shadow of the Guillotine Britain and the French Revolution

By: Bindman, David; Contributors Aileen Dawson and Mark Jones

Price: $49.50

Publisher: No Place, Published for the Trustees of the British Museum: 1989

Seller ID: 184

ISBN: 0714116378

Condition: Very Good+


Softcover is heavy, glazed, purple paper with white lettering on the front and a white spine with black lettering. Pages are clean and tight. This is an exhibition catalogue. Lavishly illustrated with 200 b/w pictures, and 8 color plates. Sections: Before the Revolution; the first year of liberty: Bastille to Federation; the collapse of the French monarchy; the first year of equality, September 1792- June 1793; the second year of equality: France under the guillotine, Ju... View more info

Treasures Of Versailles A Loan Exhibition from the French Government Organized by the Art Istitute of Chicago 1962-1963

By: Blair, William M. , Foreword

Price: $10.50

Publisher: Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago: 1962

Seller ID: 7120

Condition: Very Good+


Exhibition Catalogue Series; B & W illustrations; 10 x 7 3/4; Unpaginated pages; Soft cover is stiff paper, grey spine with black lettering. Previous owner's name sticker inside back cover. Slight bumping. Red endpapers. Pages are clean and tight, still stiff. 60 pages of text and 48 b/w illustrations. Sections cover paintings; drawings; sculpture; furniture and objets d'art. Final leaf, figure 58, has some red color transfer from end papers. Excellent guide which gives ... View more info

Anthony Van Dyck

By: Blake, R. & Illustrated

Price: $16.50

Publisher: London, Constable: 1999

Seller ID: 9790

ISBN: 009479720X

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


B & W and Color; 9.30 X 6 X 1.50 inches; xii, 435 pages; Hard cover is blue cloth with gold lettering on spine. Light bumping to boards. Pages are clean and tight. DJ has light rubbing, bumping. Illustrated with 62 color and b/w photos of some of Van Dyck's magnificent works. A student of Rubens, in Antwerp, Van Dyck [1599-1641] was famed for his portraits but less well known as a brilliant and innovative religious and narrative painter. His life was cut short, by illnes... View more info

Anthony Van Dyck A Life 1599-1641

By: Blake, Robin

Price: $19.95

Publisher: London, Constable & Company Ltd.: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5733

ISBN: 009479720X

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Cover is dark blue with silver lettering on spine. Blue endpapes. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Illustrated with 62 b/w photographs. "This new biography re-evaluates the man not only as a remarkably individual portratist, but as a fully rounded Baroque artist of memorable power...an engrossing account of the public and private life of an unusually driven genius [who started as an apprentice to Sir Peter Paul Reubens]...keeping up a punishing work-rat... View more info

Chaucer And The French Poet Graunson

By: Braddy, Haldeen

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Baton Rouge, La, Louisiana State University Press: 1947

Seller ID: 4080

Condition: Very Good-


Cover is heavier red paper with white lettering on spine and front. Pages are clean and tight, as if minimally used. Haldeen Braddy was a prolific author, writing on a vast range of topics. In this title "I have endeavored to tell the whole story of Graunson's [Otho de Graunson; 1375 Chaucer and Otho de Graunson (French knight and poet on whose poems Chaucer drew for his "Complaint of Venus") both receive grants from John of Gaunt] relationship to Chaucer in ... View more info

Historical Costumes Of England 1066 - 1956

By: Bradfield, Nancy

Price: $23.75

Publisher: London, George G. Harrap & Company: 1958

Edition: Second Revised Edition

Seller ID: 8855

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 7 /2 x 10; 183 pages; Hard cover is blue cloth with gold lettering on spine. Sligh signs of removed sticker on front end paper. Pages are clean and tight. DJ has rubbing, scuffing, bumping, nicking, creasing and multiple closed tears, but is entire. Written and illustrated by Nancy Bradfield. Originally published in 1938, this is a 1963 printing of the 2nd revised, reset and newly illustrated 1958 edition. Title page reads: 'Historical costumes of Engl... View more info

The Georgian Gentleman

By: Brander, Michael

Price: $11.25

Publisher: England, Saxon House: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6404

ISBN: 0347000053

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Hard cover is green with gold lettering on spine. Brown and white monochrome end papers. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with dozens of b/w pictures and 5 color plates. "...Brander penetrates the myths of the Georgian gentleman to show in graphic detail the clothes he wore, his education and travels, hunting, shooting, gaming, wagering, clubbing, duelling, entertainment, servants, wenching, his diet and sanitary habits, the pretence, the financial scrambling, ... View more info

English costume in the age of Elizabeth The sixteenth century

By: Brooke, Iris

Price: $16.75

Publisher: London, A. & C. Black: 1950

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 8093

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Ex-Libris; B & W and Color; 6 14 x 9 1/2; 89 pages; Hard cover is orange with white lettering on spine. Previous owner's bookplate inside front board, along with small book store sticker. Orange and white endpapers. Pages are clean and tight. DJ has slight shelf wear, price clipped flap. Illustrated with 20+ pages or pictures, drawn by artist, 5 of them color. 2d edition from 1950, originally printed in 1933. "...threads her way with skill through the intricacies and... View more info

English Costume Of The Later Middle Ages the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries

By: Brooke, Iris

Price: $13.75

Publisher: London, A. & C. Black, Ltd: 1956

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 9679

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Ex-Libris; B & W and Color; 6 1/4 x 9 1/2 ; 86 pages; This reprint copy is from 1948, originally printed in 1935Hard bound has gold lettering on spine. Some rubbing, scuffing, bumping to covers. Previous owner's bookplate inside front cover. DJ has rubbing, scuffing, bumping, sunning creasing, front flap is price clipped. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with color and b/w pictures. Covers ca. 1300-1500, when England was involved in the 100 Years' War with France a... View more info

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Sexual Practices and the Medieval Church

By: Bullough, Vern L. ; and James A. Brundage

Price: $57.75

Publisher: Buffalo, New York, Prometheus Books: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9835

ISBN: 0879752688

Condition: Near Fine


Sofcover has white spine with red and black lettering. Pages are clean and tight. Inscribed on title page "To Joyce--Best Wishes, Vern Bullough.' includes sections, almost half by Bullough, and by Jo Ann McNamara, Grethe Jacobsen; James Brundage; Penny S. Gold; Sidney E. Berger; Helen Rodnite Lemay; appendix; bibliography; notes; index. "The medieval period has also been more ignored than the modern one, ...Although some medieval writes such as Chaucer or Boccaci... View more info

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Colonial Latin America

By: Burkholder, Mark A. & Lyman L. Johnson

Price: $13.75

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 2007

Edition: Sixth Edition

Seller ID: 9177

ISBN: 0195320425

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Maps & illustrations; 9.20 X 6.10 X 0.90 inches; x, 436 pages; Soft cover has black spine with red lettering. Light rubbing, scuffing, bumping to covers; bookstore sticker on rear cover. Pages have slight wave/creasing, but are not marked. Illustrated with 8 b/w maps, and dozens of b/w illustrations. Now in its sixth edition, Colonial Latin America provides a concise study of the history of the Iberian colonies in the New World from their preconquest background to th... View more info

THE GLASS HARMONICA A Lexicon of the Fantastical [ 1st ]

By: Byfield, Barbara Ninde

Price: $47.75

Publisher: New York, Macmillan Company: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7994

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Hard cover is red, with gold lettering on spine. Brown end papers. Pages are clean and tight, except for the inscription on front end paper. Book is arranged alphabetically. Charming drawings provided by the author. Stated 'first printing' on the copyright page. "...offers the last word on heralds, hermits, and humbugs. On princesses and apprentices. On crones, thrones, and gnomes. On leeches, trulls and, of course, buried treasure. It distinguishes nicely castles fr... View more info

A Treatise on the Decorative Part of Civil Architecture 1968 Edition

By: Chambers, William

Price: $147.50

Publisher: New York, Benjamin Blom, Inc. Publisher: 1968

Seller ID: 5258

Condition: Very Good+


Hardcover is green with gold, blind stamped design and lettering on front and spine. Pages are clean and tight, almost as if unused. Pinkish end papers. First published in London in 1791. Introduction by John Harris, Curator Drawings Collection, Royal Institute of British Architecture [RIBA]. Has a copy of the original title page from 1791. Lavishly illustrated with 100+ b/w drawings and diagrams. "...may well be described as the Englishman's Palladio and Vignola, fo... View more info