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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

Condition: Very Good with no Dust Jacket


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

Condition: Good with no Dust Jacket


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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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

ISBN: 0835608131

Condition: Fine


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

ISBN: 0880295937

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


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

ISBN: 1596910364

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


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

Condition: Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


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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The Story Of Antiques

By: Glencross, June

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London, England, Tribune Books: 1973

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 003119

ISBN: 0856740071

Condition: Very Good in Fair Dust Jacket


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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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

ISBN: 0882251015

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


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

ISBN: 2880461693

Condition: Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket


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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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

ISBN: 024110856X

Condition: Very Good with no Dust Jacket


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 Etruscans

By: Pallottino, Massimo (Author) / Cremona, J. (Translator) / Ridgway, David (Editor)

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Bloomington, Indiana, Indiana University Press: 1975

Edition: Revised Edition

Store ID: 006030

ISBN: 0253320801

Condition: Very Good with no Dust Jacket


006030: Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Front and back boards have a slight crease in them. Contains 102 black and white plates. Various attempts have already been made to outline the development of Etruscan studies from their tentative beginnings in the Renaissance to the intense activity of contemporary scientific research. "": 6.25 x 9.5 in.: 317 pages View more info