AFRICA - BASUTOLAND) Thorpe, Cyprian.
London. The Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts. 1950. Booklet, black and white photo illustrations, small black and white map, 77pp, 7 1/4 x 5 inches, color pictorial stiff card wrappers (softbound). Front cover lightly soiled, interior in very good clean condition. Contents include: The Country... Item #43117
Washington, D.C. Cornelius Wendell, Printer. 1857. 3 chromolithographic plates, color map, 46 full page black and white illustrations, black and white in-text illustrations, 536 pp, index, 9 1/4 x 6 inches, embossed pictorial decorative cloth-covered boards (hardbound). Good condition: light wear to extremities,a few faint spots to cover, small hole... Item #34025
Alaska) Corps of Engineers, North Pacific Division.
Harbors and Rivers in Alaska. Survey Report. Interim Reports 1-5. 1. Southeastern Alaska. 2. Cook Inlet and Tributaries. 3. Copper River and Gulf Coast, Alaska. 4. Tanana River Basin. 5. Southwestern Alaska.
Corps of Engineers. Various dates 1950-1954. Each interim report bound in paper wrappers, profusely illustrated with folding maps, diags, ills, each 120-140pp, 12 x 8 inches, very good condition. Detailed reports on current situations and projected improvements including cost, with detailed maps. Item #26206
APPLETON, HONOR C.) Halpin, Fiona.
Appleton, Honor C. (illus).
London. Chris Beetles Limited. 1990. Profusely illustrated in color and black and white, unpag (approx 70pp), bibliography, 8vo (8.25 x 8.25"), in color pictorial stiff card wrappers (softcover). This is a new book. The catalogue of an exhibition with a five page biography and 3 page... Item #28583
ARCHITECTURE) Brown, Percy.
Bombay. D. B. Taraporevala Sons and Co. No date. Ca. 1956. Second Edition. Ex-library. 146pp, 11 1/2 x 9 inches, pictorial paper covered boards (hardbound). Second revised and enlarged edition "with Drawings, Photographs, Maps." The author writes "A chapter has been added, and the whole work subjected to extensive revision."... Item #47451
Arctic Bibliography. Prepared for and in Cooperation with The Department of Defense Under the Direction of the Arctic Institute of North America. Volumes I, II, III.
Washington, D.C. Department of Defense. 1953. 3 VOLUMES, color folding map approx. 15 x 14 inches inside rear cover in each volume (same map in each), 4478 pp, 9 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches, cloth-covered boards (hardbound). Moderate rubbing to exteriors, spines rubbed from removal of library markings, front pastedowns... Item #35376
Lincolnwood, IL. Publications International, Ltd. Copyright 2002. Color and black and white photo illustrations throughout, 416pp, index, 12 x 9 1/4 inches, color pictorial paper covered boards (hardbound) with color pictorial dust jacket. Dust jacket lightly worn. Book in fine condition. Profusely illustrated with makes and models of 1950s autos. Item #49402
Chicago. American School of Correspondence. 1918. SIX VOLUMES. Black and white illustrations, 711pp, 8 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches, two volumes have patterned-paper covered boards and four volumes have red cloth covered boards (hardbound). Cover extremities lightly rubbed with one volume missing lower 1/2 inch of spine paper, a few... Item #43444
BERMUDA) Palmer, Margaret.
London. Map Collectors' Circle. Durrant House. 1965. 24 full page black and white maps, 19 pp + plates, 9 3/4 x 7 1/4 inches, wrappers (softbound). Cover mostly detached with 1 inch split at top of spine, otherwise very good condition. Item #36782
BIRDS / POETRY) Welch, Marie de L. Bertha Clark Damon (introduction by).
McCreery, James Lindsay (illus).
Copyright 1929. Black and white illustrations, unpaginated, 12 x 9 inches, color decorative paper covered boards with cloth spine (hardbound). Cover extremities rubbed exposing tips of boards, head and tail of spine frayed; interior in very good clean condition. Includes an image drawn by James Lindsay... Item #42895
Flameng, Leopold (illus).
Philadelphia. G. Barrie. No date. Ca. 1900. Eleven black and white plates, xviii+493pp, 7 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches, cloth covered boards with paper label on spine (hard bound). Cover extremities lightly rubbed, front cover slightly bowed, occasional faint foxing and some soft corner folds. Very good... Item #41431
BORNEO) Helbig, Karl .
Braunschweig. Gustav Wenzel & Sohn. 1942. Black and white photo illustrations and map, 287pp, 8 3/4 x 6 inches, pictorial paper covered boards with cloth spine (hardbound). Very good condition throughout. (Borneo Jungle Wilderness. 3000 km Zig-Zag March through Asia's Largest Island.) The account of Helbig's travels through Borneo illustrated... Item #47522
BRITAIN) Fordham, Angela.
Town Plans of the British Isles series appearing in atlases from 1580 - 1850. Map Collectors' Series No. 22.
London. Map Collectors' Circle. Durrant House. 1965. 30 full page black and white map, 17 pages + maps, 9 3/4 x 7 1/4 inches, wrappers (softbound). Very good condition. Item #39329
Washington, D.C. Randolph & Co., Inc. 1912. Black and white photo illustrations, 92pp, index, 9 1/2 x 6 inches, decorative gilt lettered paper wrappers (softbound). Cover edges worn with 2 inch discoloration to upper left front cover; interior in good, clean condition. A booklet prepared by a firm of Patent... Item #46814
CALIFORNIA - SAN FRANCISCO EARTHQUAKE)
The Story of the California Disaster. An Authentic Account of the Earthquake of April 18, 1906, and The Great Fire.
Portland, OR. The Pacific Monthly Publishing Company. 1906. Black and white photo illustrations, 86pp, 10 1/4 x 7 inches, paper wrappers as issued (softbound). Covers lightly soiled with some short tears to spine, interior in very good condition. A publication by Pacific Monthly following the San Francisco earthquake of 1906... Item #42898
CHINA - OPERA) Jiang Feng and Wu Zuguang.
Beijing. Zhaohua Publishing House. 1981. Profusely illustrated in color and b/w, 64pp, 8vo (10 inches), color pictorial stiff card wrappers (softbound). Good condition: light rubbing to cover extremities, light soiling to title page, generally clean and tight. Includes a profile of the artist, two articles and synopses of 36 operas. Item #29598
CHINA) Waley, Arthur (translated by).
New York. Alfred A. Knopf. 1919. Two edges uncut, 243 pp, 8 x 5 3/4 inches, paper-covered boards with cloth spine (hardbound). Good condition: moderate rubbing to cover, ink and correction fluid residue to front pastedown and front free endpaper, otherwise interior clean. Item #36703
CHRISTIANITY) Bunyan, John.
The Pilgrim's Progress. From This World to That Which is to Come. Delivered Under the Similitude of a Dream.
Derby (drawn by) and F. E. Jones (engraved by).
Cincinnati, Ohio. Swormstedt & Poe. 1857. Engraved frontispice, full page and in-text black and white illustrations, 478pp, index, 6 1/2 x 4 1/2, embossed cloth-covered boards (hardbound). Covers lightly worn with small chips and fraying to head and tail of spine;... Item #44273
Colby, Frank Moore (editor).
New York. Dodd, Mead & Company. 1901. Black and white plates throughout, double page color maps, full page black and white maps, 1061 pp, index, 10 x 7 inches, embossed cloth-covered boards (hardbound). Good condition: cover moderately worn, interior clean. Encyclopedia of information on countries, people, states, industries etc etc.... Item #36736
DESIGN) Gere, Charlotte and Michael Whiteway.
London. Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1993. Color and black and white photo illustrations throughout, color decorative endpapers, 312pp, index, bibliography, 10 1/4 x 10 1/2 inches, red cloth covered boards (hardbound). Color pictorial dust jacket. Dust jacket lightly sunned in left margin. Very good, clean condition. Includes designs by Augustus Welby... Item #47436
DRAKE, SIR FRANCIS) Rowse, A. L. (historical introductions). Robert O. Dougan (bibliographical notes).
The World Encompassed By Sir Francis Drake, 1628 and The Relation of a Wonderfull Voiage by William Cornelison Schouten, 1619.
Cleveland, Ohio. The World Publishing Company. 1966. Black and white frontispiece and map, 108+82pp,7 3/4 x 6 inches, decorative gilt cream color vellum covered boards with cloth ties (hardbound) in green cloth covered slip case. Very good, clean condition with short tear to upper edge of one page. Attractive reproductions... Item #45706
EAKINS, THOMAS) Sewell, Darrel (organized by) with essays by Kathleen A. Foster, Nica Gutman, William Innes Homer, Elizabeth Milroy, et al.
Philadelphia. Philadelphia Museum of Art. 2001. Profusely illustrated with full page and in-text color and black and white illustrations, 446 pp, bibliography, index, folio, cloth-covered boards in color pictorial dustjacket (hardbound). Very good condition in like dustjacket: slight soiling to edges. From the title page "Lavishly illustrated with more than... Item #32301
ENGLAND - CORNWALL) Harvey, E. G.
Truro: W. Lake. London: Simpkin, Marshall & Co. 1875. Black and white illustrations, all edges gilt, 135pp, 8 x 6 ¼ inches, rebound in green cloth covered boards (hardbound). Ink notation on verso of title page, time toning to pages, but overall an attractive volume in sturdy bright binding. Six... Item #47229
ENGLAND - SCILLY) Palmer, Margaret.
London. Map Collectors' Circle. Durrant House. 1963. 8 full page black and white maps, 16 pages + maps, 9 3/4 x 7 1/4 inches, wrappers (softbound). Near fine condition. Item #39317
Faulty Diction. As Corrected by the Funk & Wagnalls New Standard Dictionary of the English Language. A Brief Statement of the General Principles Determining Correctness in English Speech and Writing, With Their Application to Some of the More Common...
New York. Funk & Wagnalls. 1917. 80pp, 6 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches, decorative cloth covered boards (hardbound). Very good condition. Includes a list of Authors and Works on the English Language, a Key to Pronunciation, etc. Item #48396