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Histoire Generale de Languedoc Avec des Notes & les Pieces Justificatives by Vic & Vaisette - 1730

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Histoire Generale de Languedoc Avec des Notes & les Pieces Justificatives by Vic & Vaisette - 1730

Histoire Generale de Languedoc Avec des Notes & les Pieces Justificatives

by Vic & Vaisette

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Paris: Jacques Vincent, 1730. First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Good Condition. 5 volumes in contemporary gilt calf, worn, dry, hinges and joints split, boards attached but precariously in a few cases. Scattered browning internally and occasional creased pages, spine labels, bookplates and old embossed theological library stamps to title, but generally clean and unmarked otherwise. 36 plates, many folding, and 4 maps hand colored in outline. Published 1730-1745. Size: Folio. 5-volume set (complete). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Over 3 kilos. Category: History; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 043619.
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Collectible Dolls: Facts & Trivia Volume One
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Collectible Dolls: Facts & Trivia Volume One

by Bennett, Betty O

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Light shelfwear to edges. Glossy covers. Clean interior pages free of markings. 152 pages. 0.3" X 6" X 4.5" 1cmX 15X11cm Facts and trivia about collectible dolls such as many dolls made between 1700 and 1780 were called Queen Ann dolls, the first manufactured dolls to look like a baby were made by Madame Augusta Montanari, and the swivel socket neck was invented in 1861 by Mme. Huret in France.
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Kovels' Know Your Antiques
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Kovels' Know Your Antiques

by Ralph Kovel; Terry Kovel

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364 Pages. This fascinating reference book on antiques' dust jacket has a repaired tear on the front side and worn areas along the top and bottom edges and on its corners. The interior book, other than having an inscription to the former owner inside the front cover, has no other visible markings and thus is in extremely well preserved and Fine condition.This book will be carefully wrapped up and then boxed and shipped right away to you from here in New Jersey and comes with our absolute appreciation for your order.
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Lucky You, What Science Has Done For Us
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Lucky You, What Science Has Done For Us

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Lucky You: What Science Has Done For Us J.B. Lippincott Stated First Edition. SCIENCE. Artfully illustrated by MUNRO LEAF. Good EXLIB in a Good unclipped $2.25 orig. price dust jacket. Last page states: 152 4.
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Forced Native Labor in Sixteenth Century Central America

Forced Native Labor in Sixteenth Century Central America

by William L Sherman

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xvi+469 pages with appendix and bibliography. Royal octavo (9" x 6") bound in original publisher's brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine in original pictorial jacket. First editionFocusing on the fate of the natives under Spanish rule, the author traces in graphic detail the rupturing of Indian traditions and the fate that befell the Indian people. While demonstrating the excesses of the conquistadors and unscrupulous crown officials, he also emphasizes that Central America was the scene of the first attempt to apply the famous New Laws. Although that legislation was not fully implemented, the reformist judge Alonso Lopez de Cerrato made significant improvements in labor conditions, in the face of furious opposition from the Spanish settlers. Aside from it discussion of labor practices, this account deals with population figures and the extent of the slave trade, and corrects a number of errors in traditional sources. In addition, Spanish Indian policy, particularly at the local level, is examined… Read More
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A Journey To The Centre Of The Earth

A Journey To The Centre Of The Earth

by Verne, Jules

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Jules Verne: Jules A Journey To The Centre Of The Earth 1959 Dodd, Mead Science Fiction Book Club Edition. Special introduction by Arthur C. Clarke. USED. VG/G original red, black and white Jean Morton dust jacket. Spine of jacket is skinned by price label removal. Beige boards, red topstain, 226 pages, binding is tight. Plot summary:" In Jules Verne's JOURNEY TO THE CENTER OF THE EARTH, a geology professor, Otto Lindenbrock, and his nephew Axel discover and decode an ancient document that purports to show that a dormant volcano holds a secret entrance to a series of caverns leading to a subterranean world at the earth's center. In the name of scientific discovery, they follow the instructions and undertake a hazardous journey deep within the earth..."
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The Natyasastra - A Treatise on Hindu Dramaturgy and Histrionics Ascribed to Bharata-Muni, Volume...
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The Natyasastra - A Treatise on Hindu Dramaturgy and Histrionics Ascribed to Bharata-Muni, Volume I (Chapters I-XXVII)

by Ghosh Manomohan

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Calcutta : Royal Asiatic Society, 1950. Hardcover. Good. 0x0x0. Volume I only. Rebound in modern gray cloth. Pencil marginalia. Stamp to final text pages. Lacking original wraps.
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Another Part of the Forest
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Another Part of the Forest

by Hellman, Lillian

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ANOTHER PART OF THE FOREST. THE VIKING PRESS, FIRST EDITION STATED FIRST PRINTING THUS, APRIL, 1947. Used. Very good condition/Good + condition original unclipped, $2.00 price appears on front flap. Fuscia dust jacket spine is a trace sunned. Mylar wrap. Another Part of the Forest, a play in three acts by Lillian Hellman, author of "The Little Foxes", and "The Searching Wind". Patricia Neal frontispiece.
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Ira Aldridge The Negro Tragedian
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Ira Aldridge The Negro Tragedian

by Herbert Marshall and Mildred Stock

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New York: The Macmillan Company, 1958. First. Near Fine/Fair. Ira Frederick Aldridge (1807 â€" 1867) was an American-born British actor, playwright, and theatre manager, known for his portrayal of Shakespearean characters he regarded as the one of the first Black American tragedians As his career grew, his performances of Shakespeare's classics met with critical acclaim and he eventually became the manager of Coventry's Theatre Royal He regularly toured much of Continental Europe and received top honors from several heads of state He died suddenly while on tour in Poland and is buried in Łódź He is the only actor of Black-American descent honored with a bronze plaque at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon This is a near fine copy in black cloth with gilt titles on spine Slight foxing on endpapers but otherwise in excellent condition with no marks or damage at all Frontispiece, vi, 355 Unclipped DJ has several chips at top of jacket spine and has minor fading and… Read More
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Archivo Historico de Queretaro: Nicolas de San Luis Funda HUIMILPA, Queretaro en 1529
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Archivo Historico de Queretaro: Nicolas de San Luis Funda HUIMILPA, Queretaro en 1529

by Jose Maria Reyes from the library of professor George M Foster

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45 pages. Octavo (8 1/2" x 5 1/2") issued in wrappers. Edited by Luis Vargas Rea. From the library of professor George M Foster. First edition limited to 100 copies.George McClelland Foster, Jr born in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, on October 9, 1913, died on May 18, 2006, at his home in the hills above the campus of the University of California, Berkeley, where he served as a professor from 1953 to his retirement in 1979, when he became professor emeritus. His contributions to anthropological theory and practice still challenge us; in more than 300 publications, his writings encompass a wide diversity of topics, including acculturation, long-term fieldwork, peasant economies, pottery making, public health, social structure, symbolic systems, technological change, theories of illness and wellness, humoral medicine in Latin America, and worldview. The quantity, quality, and long-term value of his scholarly work led to his election to the National Academy of Sciences in 1976. Virtually all of… Read More
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Moose Fort Journals 1783-85
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Moose Fort Journals 1783-85

by Edwin Ernest "E E" Rich (1904-1979) editor

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xxx+392+iv pages with 3 fold out maps, appendixes and index. Royal octavo (9½" x 6½")issued in blue cloth with spine lettered in gilt. Edited by E.E. Rich, Assisted by A.M. Johnson. Introduction by G.P. de T. Glazebrook. Hudson Bay Record Society volume XVII. Number 1549 of a limited edition.A fort was built near the mouth of the Moose River on James Bay North East Ontario, Canada, by Charles Bayly, governor of the Hudson's Bay Company, in the early 1670s. In the struggle between the English and French in Canada, the fort changed hands several times and shortly after 1696 was destroyed. In 1730 the company built a post close to the ruins of the original fort. This post has been in continuous operation to the present day. This is the first publication of the Record Society to deal specifically with affairs at the "Bottom of the Bay."Condition:Pages unread. A very good to fine copy without jacket as issued.
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