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Image for The Symbolic Meaning Of The Story Of King Arthur As Illustrated And Described In King Arthur's Hall, Tintagel, England

The Symbolic Meaning Of The Story Of King Arthur As Illustrated And Described In King Arthur's Hall, Tintagel, England

By: (No Author Listed)

Price: $67.00

Publisher: Tintagel, England, Trevena House: 1920

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 010251


010251: Boards now protected by a new Brodart Archival Mylar Cover. Book is undated but believe it was published about 1920-1930. Binding is brown paper spine and covers with black printing and many emblems on front, including drawing of knight, two swords, dragon/cross and cup. Includes 26 Black & White plates (photographs and drawings) plus a frontispiece of a photograph showing "The remains of the ancient castle on the island at Tintagel where King Arthur was b... View more info

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The Art Of Eating In France (Manners And Menus In The Nineteenth Century)

By: Aron, Jean-Paul (Author) / Nina Rootes (Translation)

Price: $33.50

Publisher: Harper & Row Publishers: 1976

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 005930


005930: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Translated from the French by Nina Rootes. Book has small black mark on front and back flyleaf pages. Dustjacket has worn spots on front and back, as well as small edge cuts. LCCN# 74-1786. "Chronicles the development of French eating habits throughout the nineteenth century with wit, erudition, and the social historian's keen eye for detail. ": 5.75 x 8.5 in.: 249 pages View more info

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Epitome Of Western Civilization: Science & Culture Texts Series

By: Bannon, John Francis

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, The Bruce Publishing Company: 1942

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 011145


011145: Dark Blue Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Front and rear endpapers have two-page gight green and white maps of Europe 1955. Chapters are divided into two main parts (Up) To 1500 and Since 1500. : 5.5 x 8.5 in.: 291 pages View more info

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The Opera (A History Of Its Creation And Performance: 1600-1941)

By: Brockway, Wallace / Weinstock, Herbert

Price: $26.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Simon & Schuster: 1941

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 006582


006582: Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Boards are Red linen-like cloth, with black and gold on spine. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked (except for original owners name and date - 7/26/44 - at top of front flyleaf), bright, tightly bound (with exception of page block just starting to separate after title page - well repaired by archival tape) and sharp cornered. Content Chapters include: The Birth of Opera * Classical Austerity and Laughter * Handel * The French Way: Par... View more info

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Euroquake: Europe's Explosive Economic Challenge Will Change The World

By: Burstein, Daniel

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Riverside, New Jersey, Simon & Schuster: 1991

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 000787


000787: "There are over a hundred specific predictions about the world of the future inside this book. ... Thought-provoking, visionary, and always controversial, Euroquake is the first book to offer a detailed image of life and business in the post-postwar era. " Book has the usual library markings on edge page, inside book, and removed frontispiece, indicating it is Ex-Library. Covers and content pages are clean, tight and appear to have no markings other than ... View more info

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El Escorial: Wonders Of Man Series Series

By: Cable, Mary

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Newsweek: 1971

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 003766


003766: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Has brown cloth boards with gild embossed image and title, as well as decorated front and back endpapers with drawing of the monastery-palace. "El Escorial is the fascinating story of the vast monastery-palace that was the spiritual and political heart of Spain in the turbulent sixteenth century. ... Supplementing the engrossing narrative are some one hundred illustrations, one half in full color. Modern ... View more info

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The Real St. Nicholas (Tales Of Generosity And Hope From Around The World)

By: Carus, Louise (Editor and Translator)

Price: $21.50

Publisher: Wheaton, Illinois, Quest Books (Theosophical Publishing House): 2002

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 003371


003371: Stated Quill First Edition. "The Real St. Nicholas is a jubilant celebration of spiritual values and the true meaning of the holiday season. Santa Claus is only a nickname. The historical Nicholas was a fourth-century bishop in what is now modern Turkey. Over time, tales of his goodness spread as far as Karelia, bordering Finland and Russia, and throughout Europe. The Dutch brought him to the New World as Sinterklaas. " Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 7... View more info

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The Secret Of The Hittites : The Discovery of an Ancient Empire

By: Ceram, C. W. (Author) / Winston, Richard (Translator) / Winston, Clara (Translator)

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New York, Dorset Press: 1955

Edition: First Edition: Third Printing

Store ID: 013670


013670: Bookjacket/dustjacket now protected by a New Brodart Mylar Cover. Originally published in German. Includes 279 pages (with many charts and drawings) and an extensive 10-page Index. Dustjacket, boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "THE SECRET OF THE HITTITIES returns to the startling panorama of GODS, GRAVES, AND SCHOLARS in the continued examination of the most ancient world known to man... View more info

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Generation (The 17th Century Scientists Who Unraveled The Secrets Of Human Reproduction)

By: Cobb, Matthew

Price: $26.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Bloomsbury: 2006

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 005419


005419: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Stated First U. S. Edition, Printing Number Line (1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2) . Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Generation is the story of the exciting, all but forgotten decade when four men - Jan Swammerdam, the son of a Protestant apothecary; Nils Stensen (also known as Steno) , a Danish anatomist who first discovered the human tear duct; Reinier de Graaf, the attractive and brilliant son of a rich and successf... View more info

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Harvard Classics Volume 30 (Scientific Papers - Physics, Chemistry, Astronomy, Geology - Faraday, Helmholtz, Kelvin, Newcomb): Harvard Classics Series

By: Eliot, Charles W. (Editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, New York, P. F. Collier & Sons Company: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Store ID: 006267


006267: No Jacket as Issued. The Harvard Classics VOLUME # 30. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Maroon - Dark Red Cloth Hardcover Binding, First Edition, with the embossed Harvard Seal on front board and spine, black & white frontispiece, slight edge wear on the boards, pages are evenly tanned, but no marks, writing or tears found. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. If interested, we have many additional volumes available in this ... View more info

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Delights For The Senses (Dutch And Flemish Still - Life Paintings From Budapest)

By: Ember, Ildiko

Price: $46.00

Publisher: Budapest And Wausau, Wisconsin, Szepmuveszeti Budapest Muzeum/Museum Of Fine Arts And Leighyawkey Woodson Art Museum: 1989

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 004127


004127: Introduction by Istvan Barkoczi. "It is the first exhibition of paintings drawn solely from the vast collections in Budapest to travel to the United States. The exhibition has brought together two museums quite different in origin and character. The Budapest Museum of Fine Arts, though young in terms of European museum standards, opened its doors to the public in 1906: the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum opened only in 1976." Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. :... View more info

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The Jews Of Germany (A Historical Portrait)

By: Gay, Ruth

Price: $49.50

Publisher: Yale University Press: 1992

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 004454


004454: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Introduction by Peter Gay. "This unique book provides a panoramic overview of the 1500-year history of the Jews in Germany. Through texts, pictures, and contemporary accounts, it follows the German Jews from their first settlements on the Rhine in the fourth century to the destruction of the community in World War II. Using both voices and images of the past, the book reveals h... View more info

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My Four Years In Germany

By: Gerard, James W.

Price: $29.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1917

Edition: Second Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 012599


012599: "Illustrated With Numerous Photographic Reproductions of Scenes and Documents." Author was Late Ambassador to German Imperial Court 1914-17. Copy has stamped name of prior owner at top of front flyleaf. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked (except as indicated), bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Book was published by Grosset & Dunlap, but is copyright by George H. Doran Company and The Public Ledger Company. From the... View more info

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Slavery In Early Christianity

By: Glancy, Jennifer A.

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Cary, North Carolina, Oxford University Press: 2002

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 006570


006570: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Printing Number Line (1 3 5 7 9 8 6 4 2) . Dustjacket has small edge cut. "Slavery was widespread throughout the Mediterranean lands where Christianity was born and developed. Though Christians were both slaves and slaveholders, there has been surprisingly little study of what early Christians thought about the realities of slavery. How did they reconcile slavery with the Gospe... View more info

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The Story Of Antiques

By: Glencross, June

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London, England, Tribune Books: 1973

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 003119


003119: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. "Treasures of 400 years of antique furniture, silver, glass and ceramics in Europe and America - with 240 illustrations including 40 in color." Dustjacket has small cuts along edges and a large one inch chip missing in lower corner of front. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 8.5 x 11 in.: 144 pages View more info

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Before Columbus: Links Between The Old World And Ancient America

By: Gordon, Cyrus B.

Price: $59.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Crown Publisher, Inc.: 1971

Edition: First Edition: Third Printing

Store ID: 011293


011293: Bookjacket/dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Dustjacket has several repaired edge cuts. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. LCCN# 74-127500. "A revolutionary treatise by one of the world's most eminent scholars, BEFORE COLUMBUS provides startling new evidence linking ancient Mesoamerica with the civilizations of Europe, Africa, and Asia. Thoroughly documented, the... View more info

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Music: World Of Culture Series

By: Grunfeld, Frederic V.

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Newsweek Books: 1974

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 004206


004206: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. "The history of music is filled with giants - the virtuoso organist Bach; the prolific, revered Papa Haydn; that genius for all seasons Mozart; tragic, impassioned Beethoven. Here to is the story of such romantics as Chopin and Liszt. " Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 7.5 x 10.5 in.: 192 pages View more info

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Abitare A Annual 7 (A Journey Through Europe)

By: Gualteri, Franca Santi (Editor)

Price: $39.50

Publisher: Switzerland, Rotovision SA: 1992

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 005717


005717: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Has original owner's gift inscription and date (1993) in corner of front flyleaf. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Spain, Sweden, Germany and France are the countries we visit in this seventh Abitare Annual. We hope our journey will be the starting point for other more personal voyages of exploration, other experiences, other encounters with the riches awaiting discovery in Europe's mosaic of peoples and cult... View more info

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John Paul II (A Pictorial Biography)

By: Hebblethwaite, Peter / Kaufmann, Ludwig

Price: $22.50

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Book Company: 1979

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 001897


001897: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Dustjacket is complete but creased across price corner. Book was written with the collaboration of Dr. Alois Anklin and Dr. Reinhold Lehmann. "The life of Pope John Paul I is closely linked to the history of his native land. ... A dedicated man of the Church, Wojtyla was also a writer, a thinker, a philosopher and a man who has given us works of poetry as well. This portrait - documenting a journey from a... View more info

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Chivalry And Violence In Medieval Europe

By: Kaeuper, Richard W.

Price: $59.50

Publisher: Oxford, England, Oxford University Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 012477


012477: Bookjacket/dustjacket now protected by a New Brodart Mylar Cover. Binding is tight as if never read. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. First Printing as shown by Printing Number Line (1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2). Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Medieval Europe was a rapidly developing society with a problem of violent disorder. Professor Kaeuper's original and authoritative study reveals that chivalry was not simply part ... View more info

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The Spanish Inquisition (A Historical Revision)

By: Kamen, Henry

Price: $26.00

Publisher: London, England, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1997

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 005903


005903: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Volume has small black mark line on edge of page block; otherwise would classify it as in Fine condition. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Ever since the sixteenth century, the Inquisition has been held synonymous with terror, bigotry and persecution, and distorted views of its activities persist today, Henry Kamen's first study of the Inquisition, published in 1965, quickly became established as the best int... View more info

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The Papal Princes (A History Of The Sacred College Of Cardinals)

By: Kittler, Glenn D.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Funk & Wagnalls: 1960

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 003966


003966: Dark red boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. "The history of the world during the past two thousand years is, to a large extent, the history of the roman Catholic Church, and the history of the Church involves, indivisibly, the history of the Sacred College of Cardinals, whose members produce the men who become the popes. " Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 5.5 x 8.5 in.: 369 pages View more info

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Medieval Civilization (400-1500)

By: Le Goff, Jacques (Author) / Barrow, Julia (Translator)

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Oxford, England, Blackwell Publishing: 1990

Edition: First Paperback Edition: Sixteenth Printing

Store ID: 006015


006015: Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "This one thousand year history of the civilization of western Europe has already been recognized in France as a scholarly contribution of the highest order and as a popular classic. Jacques Le Goff has written a book which will not only be read by generations of students and historians, but which will delight and inform all those interested in the history of medieval Europe. Part one, Historical Evolution, is a narrative account o... View more info

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A Royal Album

By: Litchfield, Patrick

Price: $46.00

Publisher: Long Acre, London, England, Elm Tree Books: 1982

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 004565


004565: Small worn spot in upper corner of front flyleaf. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Boards and pages are clean, otherwise unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Includes full-page full-color photographs of many Royal Families of Europe as well as the British Royal Family. : 10.5 x 12 in.: 151 pages View more info

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The Man In The Iron Mask (The True Story Of The Most Famous Prisoner In History And The Four Musketeers)

By: MacDonald, Roger

Price: $22.50

Publisher: London, England, Constable & Robinson, Ltd.: 2005

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 007478


007478: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. BRAND NEW. Dustjacket, boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "They never existed and were simply bastards of my imagination,' said Alexandre Dumas, of his famous Three Musketeers, but this is untrue. Athos, Aramis and Porthos were flesh and blood. Their supposedly fictional duel with Cardinal Richelieu's guards actually took place in... View more info