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1.

Untersuchungen über die Assimilation der Kohlensäure [Studies on the Assimilation of Carbon Dioxide]

Berlin: Verlag von Julius Springer, 1918. Hardcover. with 16 textfiguren und einer tafel. Very good in cream paper wrappers black title to spine and front cover. Front cover has a private library stamp. Minor wear to edges of wrappers, a few spots of soiling to front cover, and previous ownr signature to title page (Henry W Popp), else clean. 448 pages. German Literature. GEL1/11140. Very Good.
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Works of Fisher Ames.

Boston: T.B. Wait & Co. 1809. Hardcover. VG 8vo. Rebound in modern green leatherette with gilt title to spine. Foxing, browning to interior though text remains bright. Frontis with original tissue guard. No writing or chipping, interior in nice shape. 519 pp. American Biographical History. AMEBIO/3063. Very Good.
[Book #3806]
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Modern Migrations in Western Africa

Oxford: for the International African Institute by Oxford University Press, 1974. Hardcover. 8vo. Blue cloth covered boards with gilt titl to spine. Underlining in red pen to a few pages. Else clean and bright. Blue illustrated dust jacket with yellow title to front and spine panels. Light wear to edges and spine ends fo dust jacket. IN BOTH FRENCH AND ENGLISH. Index, 426 pages. AFR/040611. Near Fine in Near Fine Dust Jacket.
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Africa in the nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Ibadan University Press and Nelson, 1970. Hardcover. 8vo. Red cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Signed and inscribed by previous owner, else interior is very clean. Dark blue illustrated dust jacket with orange title to spine. Heavy creasing, fading, and wear to jacket. Index, 555 pages. AFR/072806. Very Good in Good Plus dj.
[Book #18235]
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5.

Die Mutter

Zurich: Paul Zsolnays Bibliothek, 1930. Hardcover. Very good in red cloth boards with gilt title to spine and emblem to front cover. Slight browning to spine. Minor foxing to interior and edges of text block. 404 pages. German. GER611101. Very Good.
[Book #10375]
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6.
Kleine Geschichten aus der Bibel. Schalom Asch.

Kleine Geschichten aus der Bibel

Berlin: Jüdischer Verlag, 1923. Hardcover. Very good in orange paper covered boards with red title to front board and spine. Small spot of soiling to bottom of front board, else clean. Bowing to boards with short splits along hinges. Illustrated and has decorative initials. Writing in pencil to title page, else clean interior. Slight toning to margins of pages. 124 pages. German. GER211131. Very Good.
[Book #10495]
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7.

Wüste und Gelobtes Land: Geschichte Israels von den Anfängen bis zum Tode Salomos; und Zweiter Band: Geschichte Israels vom tode salomos bis ezra und nehemia. 2 volumes. [History of Israel]

Berlin: Kurt Wolff / Im Schocken Verlag, 1932 / 1936. Hardcover. First volume has 18 full page plates and 8 illustations in text. In black cloth boards with gilt title to spine and front cover. Light rubbing to boards. Clean, bright interior. In white dust jacket with red spine panel and white title to spine. In original cardboard slipcase with title to spine panel. Minor wear to edges of case. 307 pages. Second volume is also bound in black cloth boards with gilt title to spine, but it's dust jacket is off-white with black title to spine and front panel. The second volume is not in a slipcase. 287 pages plus 15 plates. In German. GER709281. Near Fine / Fine.
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The Inaugural Address of Andrew J. Bacon, Mayor of Chelsea, to the City Council, January 5, 1880.

Chelsea: H. Mason and Son, 1880. Paperback. SCARCE. Very good in beige paper wraps with black title to front wrapper. Minor chipped and creasing to corners. Text is clean and bright. 34 pages. American History. Massachusetts. MA309251. Very Good.
[Book #8574]
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9.

Nature's Paradise: Africa

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1st Edition, 1967. Hardcover. Folio. Very good illustrated white paper covered boards with black title to spine. Interior is clean and bright and filled with wonderful photographic illustrations in both full color and black and white. clear dust jacket with gilt and black title to front panel. Large open tear to rear panel and small closed tear to foot of spine panel of dust jacket. Africa. AFR108301. Very Good.
[Book #8893]
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10.

Struggle for Africa

New York: Frederick A. Praeger, 1953. Hardcover. Vg/Vg Dj/map frontis./8vo./246 pp. African History. AFR3/4302. Very Good.
[Book #13902]
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11.

Strom. The Complicated Personal and Political Life of Strom Thurmond

New York: Public Affairs, 2005. Paper Wrappers. 8vo. ADVANCE READING COPY. White paper wrappers with red title to spine and illustration to front panel. Interior is very clean with tight binding. Minor wear to edges. 392 pp. AMBIO/111505. Very Good.
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12.

Die Künstlichen Paradiese Tagebücher

Minden: J.C.C. Bruns, circa 1920. Hardcover. Very good in yellow cloth boards with dark purple title to spine and front cover. Minor rubbing / soiling to rear cover. Slight browning to margins, else clean and bright. 366 pages. In German. GER110221. Very Good.
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Märchenbuch. Ludwig Bechstein, Ludwig Richter, illustrator.

Märchenbuch

Philadelphia: J. Kohler, 1869. Hardcover. A collection of German fairy tales in German. Very good in green cloth spine and tan paper covered boards, with illustration and title in black. Some light staining and rubbing to boards and edges. Clean interior with 90 illustrations. Small bookseller's sticker on front endpaper. 251 pages. German Literature. GRL1/5100. Very Good.
[Book #5334]
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14.

A Biography of Rev. Henry Ward Beecher

New York: Charles L. Webster & Company, 1888. Hardcover. 8vo. Modern rebinding in black leatherette covered boards with gilt title to spine. Marbled edges to pages. Interior is clean and bright with many illustrations throughout including a frontispiece with tissue guard intact. Index, 713 pages. American History. AMEBIO/3043. Near Fine.
[Book #1903]
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15.

Weil ich Dich Liebe. Eine Totengabe.

Reid: Oberosterreichischer Landesverlag, circa 1950. Hardcover. Scarce. A somber book of poetry dedicated to "the people of my heart" who fell in World War II. The title translates to "Because I Love You. A Dead Task." Inscription in pencil to front free endpage "Gift from Pfarrer Reinold Simma Damüls / Bregeugewald Voraailberg (sp?) at the request of Frau Natalie Beer." Includes several illustrations. Very good in thin grey boards with gilt title to front cover. Minor wear to edges of boards. Clean with slight browning to margins of pages and edges of boards. Size Octavo. 65 pages. In German. GER1/2042. Very Good.
[Book #12204]
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16.

Der Junge David

Berlin: S. Fischer Verlag, 1933. Hardcover. First Edition. Near fine in black cloth boards with gilt title to spine and front cover. Minor bumping to top corners. Slight browning to margins, else clean interior. In tan dust jacket with dark brown title to spine and front cover. Browning to spine and edges of jacket. A few short closed tears to edges of jacket. 278 pages. German. GER310011. Near Fine / Very Good.
[Book #9037]
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17.

Jaakobs Traum

Berlin: S. Fischer Verlag, 1935. Hardcover. Later edition. A play in German by Austrian poet and dramatist Richard Beer-Hofmann (1866 - 1945). Very good in black boards with gilt title to spine and front cover. Clean and bright. 170 pages. German. GER209291. Very Good.
[Book #8973]
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A German Reader for Beginners / Deutsches Lesebuch für Anfänger. Caspar J. Beleke.

A German Reader for Beginners / Deutsches Lesebuch für Anfänger

Philadelphia: George W. Mentz & Son, 1841. Hardcover. Preface in English; selections in German. Very good in full leather with maroon title label on spine. Crackling to leather on spine. Head of spine has been patched with leather that resembles the rest of the binding. Some wear to front inner hinge. Foxing to endpapers; sporadic foxing to text. Previous owner's sticker on front endpaper. 203 pages. German. GER1/11210. Very Good.
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19.

Fabulous Congo

London: Andrew Dakers. Hardcover. Very Good in green cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine. Spine and board edges faded, front board slightly bowed. Minor toning to edges of pages. Else is clean and bright. Index, 220 pages. Africa. AFR1/8231. Very Good.
[Book #8529]
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20.

Epik und Lyrik der grossen amerikanischen Nationalparke und aus der Seele der See

New York: The Co-operative Press, 1926. Paperback. A collection of poems in German inspired by America's national parks. Illustrated. Brown paper wrappers with black title to front cover. Minor wear to wrappers including a few spots of foxing and a few chips to edges. A few smudge marks to interior but clean overall. 64 pages. GER3/2222. Very Good.
[Book #12532]
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21.

Med Tranerne Til Afrika

Norregade, Kobenhavn: V. Pios Boghandel, Povl Branner, 1925. Hardcover. 8vo. Modern binding in green cloth with gilt title to spine. Light foxing throughout thoug text remains clean and bright. Previous owner's writing and stamp to half title page. Illustrations throughout. IN DANISH. AFR/040611. Very Good.
[Book #24746]
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22.

Brooks Adams. A Biography

New York: Octagon Books (Farrar, Straus and Giroux), 1979. Hardcover. Reprint of 1955 edition. Fine in fine dustjacket. American History. AMERBIO1/21140. Fine in Fine Dust Jacket.
[Book #1192]
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23.

Wondrous Beauty: The Life and Adventures of Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2014. Hardcover. First editionof this biography of Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte, wife of Napoleon's brother, and renowned as the most beautiful woman in 19th century Baltimore. Bound in purple cloth and in pictorial dust jacket with purple spine. In very good condition with a few light spots to dust jacket. 237 pages. AMERBIO/041816. Very Good / Very Good.
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24.

Hairdresser's Odyssey. An Anthology by a Prophet & a Rebel.

Ardmore, PA: Whitmore Publishing Company, 1976. Hardcover. Very good with a very good dust jacket. Comes with a letter from the author to Pauli Murray laid in. 180 pp. American Biography. AMBIO/8022. Very Good + in Very Good + DJ.
[Book #1706]
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Das Buch der Natur, des Völker und Menschenlebens. Eine Schrift zur wahren Geistes- und Gemüthsbildung für die reifere Jugend. Ph. Jac Beumer.

Das Buch der Natur, des Völker und Menschenlebens. Eine Schrift zur wahren Geistes- und Gemüthsbildung für die reifere Jugend

Wesel: A. Bagel, c. 1868. Hardcover. Second Edition. Title roughly translates to: A book of nature, the people, and human life for the more mature youth. Good in paper-covered boards with title to front cover. Lacks paper spine panel; however, boards remain attacked to text block and all pages remain bound. The boards are rubbed and scuffed with pencil marking to rear board. Interior is clean overall with occasional spots of foxing, minor browning, and a few stray pencil markings. Illustrated with 8 color plates. 272 pages. A good candidate for restoration. German. GER1/2282. Good.
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