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Image for Christ's Folk In The Apennine. Reminiscences of Her Friends Among The Tuscan Peasantry.

Christ's Folk In The Apennine. Reminiscences of Her Friends Among The Tuscan Peasantry.

By: ALEXANDER, Francesca; RUSKIN, John;

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Orpington, Kent George Allen 1887 1st edition:

Seller ID: 76909


Hardback. Size approx 7 x 5 ins. Quarter bound in dark green calf leather to spine and corners, pebbled cloth boards. Red and brown leather spine labels, with gilt lettering, raised and gilt banding to spine. Gilt edging to boards. Red page edges. In very good condition. Fading to spine and top edge of front board. Corners and edges rubbed, Some rubbing to boards. Leather nicked on rear corners. Mild foxing to endpapers. Else inside pages very clean and tight throughout... View more info

The Guide to the Regal Green Vaults at Dresden.

By: ANON:

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Dresden. Wilhelm Baensch. 1889:

Seller ID: 59521


8vo. In light green stiff card covers with black lettering to spine and front. No endpapers. In very good condition. Spine slightly faded. Small marks to covers. Mild foxing to edges. Slight browning to early and late pages. Else a clean and tight copy. 88pp. With b/w engraved plates and illustrations in text. Decorated chapter headings. A guidebook to the Saxon Royal Family art and antiques. A room-by-room guide to the 8 rooms in the western wing of the Regal Palace in ... View more info

Fair Touraine. Stories and Legends of the Loire, Illustrated with ninety facsimile reproductions of original drawings and copper-plate engravings by the author.

By: AULTON, MARGARET:

Price: £20.00

Publisher: John Lane, The Bodley Head. London. 1925 (1st.).:

Seller ID: 55524


Folio. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine. Illustrated endpapers. In good condition. Spine rubbed and chipped at ends. Small marks to covers. Corners slightly bumped. Mild foxing to edges. Front hinge slightly cracked. Foxing spots to endpapers affecting some pages and plates inside. 188pp. Prof. ills. with b/w engraved plates and drawings with fold out map. A History/travel book about the Touraine region of France. View more info

Zeitscrift Des Deutschen Und Osterreichischen Alpen-vereins

By: Barth, Hans (ed.)

Price: £11.00

Publisher: Jahrgang 1908:

Seller ID: 52518


Bound in original grey cloth with black on spine and illustration on cover. A very good copy. A few slight scratches on covers. pp.viii 398pp., with 30 plates, including foldout 111 text figures. German language book on climbing in the german and Austrian Alps in early 20thC. View more info

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Tom Bleson's Views of the Rhine Edited by W.G. Fearnside.

By: BLESON, Tom: FEARNSIDE, W.G.:

Price: £90.00

Publisher: London, Tom Bleson & Comp., 1832:

Seller ID: 79712


Hardback, tall, 9 x 6 inches. Full dark green morocco leather binding, blind and gilt decorative paneled boards, gilt lettering and raised and gilt banding to spine. Gilt dentelles, full gilt page edging, yellow endpapers. In very good condition. Rubbing to corners, edges and ends of spine. Some darkening to spine and board edges. Inside pages and plates all very clean, bright and tight. Some slight darkening to frontis else contents free of foxing. A very clean and brig... View more info

Image for Travels from Vienna Through Hungary; With Some Remarks on the State of Vienna During the Congress in the Year 1814.

Travels from Vienna Through Hungary; With Some Remarks on the State of Vienna During the Congress in the Year 1814.

By: BRIGHT, Richard:

Price: £750.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Archibald Constable & Company, & Longman Hurst Rees Orme Brown, 1818 1st:

Seller ID: 78889


Hardback, approx 10.5 x 8.5 inches. Quarter bound in brown calf leather and marbled paper boards. Raised and gilt banding to spine with gilt lettering and gilt line details to boards. Marbled endpapers and page edges. In Very good condition. Corners slightly bumped and rubbed, some minor rubbing to edges and boards, small chips to marbled paper at leading edges. Front spine edge rubbed, small chip to top rear corner of spine. No penned inscriptions. Some slight darkening... View more info

The Faces of Europe.

By: BULLOCK, ALAN (ed):

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Phaidon Press. 1980:

Seller ID: 55627


In brown cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly rubbed on edges. Not price clipped). Inscription on half title page. Else a clean and tight copy. 448pp. Prof. ills. with b/w and colour plates. Illustrated endpapers. “Thirty specially commissioned essays reviewing the economic, cultural and political heritage of Europe.” Deliberately avoiding a systematic treatment, the authors aim to... View more info

Image for Italian Tales. Tales of Humour, Gallantry, and Romance, Selected and Translated from the Italian. With Sixteen Illustrative Drawings by George Cruikshank.

Italian Tales. Tales of Humour, Gallantry, and Romance, Selected and Translated from the Italian. With Sixteen Illustrative Drawings by George Cruikshank.

By: CRUIKSHANK, George: VARIOUS:

Price: £70.00

Publisher: London, Charles Baldwyn, 1824:

Seller ID: 79172


Hardback, approx 8 x 5 inches. In Quarter-Bound red morocco Leather binding, marbled boards, raised and banding to spine, with gilt lettering and decorations. Top edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. In very good condition. Corners and edges a little rubbed. Endpapers darkened. Foxing to title and contents pages. Plates quite heavily foxed. Some mild foxing to pages else generally bright and tight copy. 253pp. 16 B&W plates by George Cruikshank. View more info

Image for Highways and Byways in Normandy. With illustrations by JOSEPH PENNELL. Pocket.

Highways and Byways in Normandy. With illustrations by JOSEPH PENNELL. Pocket.

By: DEARMER, PERCY:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co., 1924 1st. pocket edition.:

Seller ID: 80326


Hardback, Sm.8vo. Approx 7 x 5 inches. In dark green cloth with gilt lettering to spine, blind embossed on front. In very good condition. Corners slightly bumped. Some minor darkening to endpapers, else inside pages very clean and tight throughout. 368pp. With b/w line drawings. Descriptions of Normandy, with suggested journeys and descriptions of the towns and villages. View more info

Image for Pictures of Travel in the South of France. Illustrated with fifty engravings on wood.

Pictures of Travel in the South of France. Illustrated with fifty engravings on wood.

By: DUMAS, ALEXANDER:

Price: £20.00

Publisher: National Illustrated Library. London. n.d. ca1850:

Seller ID: 59226


8vo In maroon decorated cloth covers with gilt to spine and blind embossed decor to covers. Top edge gilt. In very good condition. Spine slightly faded. Covers part faded. Mild foxing to edges. Occasional foxing spots inside. Else a clean and tight copy. 301pp. With engraved plates and illustrations in text. "M. Dumas, in the following pages, alludes to those tourists who travel a thousand miles to view a wonder, while they have never observed a still greater wonder... View more info

Image for Lucerne et Lac Des IV Cantons (Lake Lucerne and the Four Townships) Souvenir Album of Lucerne in Switzerland with 24 Mounted Early Colour Photographic Plates.

Lucerne et Lac Des IV Cantons (Lake Lucerne and the Four Townships) Souvenir Album of Lucerne in Switzerland with 24 Mounted Early Colour Photographic Plates.

By: E. Goetz Kunst;

Price: £28.00

Publisher: E. Goetz Kunst Anstalt Luzern, Lucerne, 1900:

Seller ID: 75354


Oblong 8 x 11 inches. Half bound blue cloth and printed pictorial grey cloth covered boards. Rounded corners. In very good condition. Some light marks to boards with some minor rubbing to edges. First plate darkened around edges with some minor rubbing to top else inside clean and thight throughout. Plates are bright and vivid. 24 colour photo plates. View more info

Image for A History of Greece. From the Earliest Period to the Close of the Generation Contemporary with Alexander the Great. A New Edition. In Twelve Volumes. With Portrait, Maps, and Plans.

A History of Greece. From the Earliest Period to the Close of the Generation Contemporary with Alexander the Great. A New Edition. In Twelve Volumes. With Portrait, Maps, and Plans.

By: GROTE, GEORGE:

Price: £395.00

Publisher: London, John Murray, 1869 (New ed.).:

Seller ID: 78386


12 volumes. Hardback, 7 x 4.5 inches. In full tree-calf leather bindings, twin red leather spine labels lettered in gilt, with raised and gilt banding and decoration to spines. Gilt decorations to board edges and blind embossed inner dentelles. Marbled endpapers and page edges. Gilt vignette to front board of vol.1. “Rugby School.” In very good conditions. Some rubbing and shelf wear to edges and boards. Corners and ends of spines bumped and rubbed, a couple ... View more info

Syracuse a handbook to its history and principal monuments.

By: GUIDO, MARGARET:

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Max Parrish. London. 1961 2nd edition.:

Seller ID: 69063


Size 4.75 x 7.25 inches. In light blue hard card covers with maroon lettering to spine and front. With matching dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Small marks. Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. 96pp. With b/w photographs, map and plans. The ‘first and only’ guidebook in English contains a short history of Syracuse, descriptions of buildings, monuments and antiquities, points of interest, chronol... View more info

Image for A Classical Tour Through Italy and Sicily; Tending to illustrate some districts, which have not been described by Mr. Eustace in His Classical Tour.

A Classical Tour Through Italy and Sicily; Tending to illustrate some districts, which have not been described by Mr. Eustace in His Classical Tour.

By: HOARE, SIR RICHARAD COLT:

Price: £380.00

Publisher: London, J. Mawman, 1819 1st:

Seller ID: 79702


Large hardback, approx 10 x 8 inches. In decorative polished full calf-leather binding; gilt paneled boards, extensive gilt decoration to spine with black leather label lettered in gilt. Speckled edges, plain endpapers. In very good condition. Leather has been professionally re-backed on spine, some minor darkening and handling to boards. Some minor darkening to endpapers, some light foxing spots to title and prelim pages. Some general light foxing to pages throughout, e... View more info

The Ardennes & the Walloon Country

By: HOLLAND, CLIVE:

Price: £4.00

Publisher: The Medici Society 1927 1st edition:

Seller ID: 52907


Bound in original orange cloth with black wording to front and spine. With dustwrapper. In good condition with good dustwrapper (spine faded and rubbed with small chips and tears at top. Rubbed at edges and small tear at top front. Small mark on front). Not price clipped. Mild foxing to endpapers. A couple of slight separations at gatherings. 164pp. Prof. ills. with b/w photographs. Dedication to HM Queen Elizabeth of Belgium is dated 1927. Contents include: Antwerp, Mal... View more info

Normandy: The Scenery & Romance of its Ancient Towns.

By: HOME, GORDON:

Price: £30.00

Publisher: J.M.Dent & Sons, London / E. P. Dutton & Co., New York 1905 (1st.).30:

Seller ID: 50114


Tall 8vo. ( 17 cm x 23 cm). Nice blue pictorial cloth gt. Endpapers trifle darkened. Very good. 24 coloured plates and 9 line drawings by the author. 248 pp. View more info

Image for Travels and Adventures in Sweden and Norway: Or, Notes From The North. With numerous illustration from sketches by the author.

Travels and Adventures in Sweden and Norway: Or, Notes From The North. With numerous illustration from sketches by the author.

By: JERROLD, W. Blanchard:

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Nathaniel Cooke, 1854 1st:

Seller ID: 79990


Hardback, 8 x 5.5 inches. Dark green cloth with blind-embossed decorative deigns to boards, gilt lettering and decoration to spine. Yellow endpapers. In good condition. Cover worn, cloth faded, corners bumped, ends of spine chipped. Some surface chips/marks to cloth on rear side. Endpapers a little darkened and partially split between fold. Inscriptions to front “G.J. Kerr, Glasgow 1858,” and “A. John E. Bennett, 1930.” Some minor darkening to in... View more info

Image for A General View of the Present System of Public Education in France, And of the Laws, &c... in the different faculties... which now compose... The Royal University of that Kingdom: Preceded by a Short History of the University of Paris before the Revolution.

A General View of the Present System of Public Education in France, And of the Laws, &c... in the different faculties... which now compose... The Royal University of that Kingdom: Preceded by a Short History of the University of Paris before the Revolution.

By: JOHNSTON, David:

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Edinburgh & London, Oliver & Boyd, & Geo. B. Whittaker, 1827 1st:

Seller ID: 79727


Hardback, 9 x 5.5 inches. Quarter bound dark calf and marbled paper boards. Red leather spine label lettered in gilt. Gilt banding. Plain endpapers. In very good condition. Some rubbing to extremities. Endpapers darkened with neat inscription to front “Georgiana Sophia Colston,” and also to main title page “John Brice, 1829.” Some minor darkening and foxing to title page, some light foxing and minor spots to inside pages. Else a clean and tight co... View more info

Image for Norway. Text by Beatrix Jungman

Norway. Text by Beatrix Jungman

By: JUNGMAN, Nico & Beatrix:

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, A. & C. BLACK, 1905 (1st.ed.).:

Seller ID: 78818


Hardback 9 x 6 inches. Green cloth with gilt lettering to spine and front and black printed & paneled illustration to front with gilt & red detailing. Top edges gilt. Plain endpapers. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to corners and ends of spine. Some minor dark spots to cloth on front. A couple of minor foxing spots and some minor darkening to endpapers else a very clean and tight copy. Plates clean and bright. 75 colour plates; 199pp. View more info

Image for The Night of Fires And Other Breton Studies. Put into English by Frances M. Gostling. With Photographs by W.A. and F.M. Gostling.

The Night of Fires And Other Breton Studies. Put into English by Frances M. Gostling. With Photographs by W.A. and F.M. Gostling.

By: LE BRAZ, Anatole; GOSTLING, Frances M.;

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Chapman & Hall, London 1912:

Seller ID: 75514


Approx 8 x 5 ins. In black cloth with gilt lettering to spine, orange printed lettering and bordering and flame designs to front and spine. Top edges gilt. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to edges and corners, some minor rubbing to boards. Neat inscription to front endpaper. Some mild foxing to pages else a nice tight copy. 272pp. Photographs by W.A. and F.M. Gostling. View more info