Coblenz: Karl Baedeker, n.d. (1867). Hardcover. Seventh edition of this travel guidebook for Switzerland and parts of Italy from the classic series of guidebooks published by Karl Baedeker for locations throughout Europe. This densely printed book offers copius information and recommendations for seemingly every spot in these countries. There are seven maps, seven city plans, and seven foldout panoramas. Except for one foldout with torn edges, the maps and foldouts are in very good condition. The interior pages are also very good with occasional spotting and browning to margins. Bound in red cloth with title in gilt to spine and cover. Spine has been reglued to text block and front joint is tender. Light soiling but still bright. In French. 4 x 6 inches. 421 pages including index. TRAVEL/120717.
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Leipzig and Berlin: Wilhelm Friedrich, 1885. Hardcover. 8vo. Three quater dark brown leather with marble paper covered boards with gilt title on black title label to spine. Gilt floral devices to spine. Minor edgewear and light rubbing to boards. Beautiful gold and black patterned end pages. Book plate of I. H. Epstein to front paste down. Interior is clean and bright, aside from pencil marking on title page. Full marbled edges. An attractive book. IN GERMAN. 219 pages. German Language. GERLANG/092508. Very Good.
Stockholm: Historiska Forlaget, 1924. Hardcover. SCARCE. 4to. Both volumes very good in blue cloth with gilt title to blue leather title labels on spines and gilt title and illustration to front boards. Minor chipping to spine ends. Interior is clean and bright with illustrations on nigh-every page. In Swedish. SWE1/1312 This set may require an extra shipping fee. Very Good.
Philadelphia: Henry T. Coates & Co., 1899. Hardcover. Beautifully bound in blue cloth with gilt titles and floral decoration to boards and spines of both volumes. MInor wear to edges of boards and spine ends. Occasional spots of soiling to margins, but clean and bright overall. Filled with photographic illustrations. An attractive set. 303 pages in Volume I. 318 pages in Volume II. TRA/102021. Very Good.
West Chester, PA: Schiffer Military History, 1992. Hardcover. Size: Quarto. Fine in grey cloth boards with black title to spine and illustration of planes to front board. Pristine interior filled with illustrations. Near fine white dust jacket with black title to spine and front panel. Minor wear to edges of jacket. 287 pages. SPA/071008. Fine in Near fine Dust Jacket.
Washington DC: Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1955. Hardcover. Copies of mural paintings by Antonio Tejada F. Quarto. Brown cloth boards with gilt title to spine and front board. Minor wear to edges and spine ends. Includes many black and white photographic images, diagrams, as well as fold-out color reproductions of murals. Clean and bright. Some tears along creases of fold-outs. Unrelated paperwork relating to a modern day civil war fundraiser is taped into rear blank pages. 71 pages plus figures. SOAMER/102721. Very Good.
Baltimore: Waverly Press, 1935. Hardcover. FIRST EDITION. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR. LIMITED EDITION #177 of 200 signed and numbered, and inscribed "To Dr. Norris" by Shapiro. Baltimore born Karl Shapiro (1913-200) was an important 20th century poet who achieved recognition early in his writing career. He won the Pulitzer Prize, was appointed the 5th Poet Laureate to the Library of Congress in 1946, and was editor of Poetry magazine from 1948 to 1950. In burgundy cloth covered boards with gilt title stamp to spine. Boards slightly soiled with some wear to spine. Minor chipping to foot of spine. Interior is clean and bright. In very good condition. 64 pages. POE/031004. Very Good.
Stuttgart and Angsburg: J. G. Cotta'scher, 1859. Hardcover. 12mo. Brown cloth backed marble paper covered boards with black title to green title label on spine. Minor wear to edges of boards. A few spots of foxing to first few pages. Else is clean and bright. Printed in Fraktur. 460 pages. German Language. GERLANG/121108. Very Good +.
Bern: A. Francke Ag verlag Bern, 1957. Paperback. Very good in original grey paper wrappers with black title to spine and front cover. Minor wear to edges and hinges of covers. Browning to spine panel. Bookplate to inside of front cover. Pages are clean and remain unopened. 422 pages. GER/121613. Very Good.
Oldenburg: Gerhard Stalling, 1926. Hardcover. Very good+. Light blue cloth covered spine with brown paper covered boards. gilt title to front board and black title to spine. Light fading and foxing to spine and minor wear to spine ends. Light foxing throughout interior though text and illustrations remain clean and bright. 138 pp. 7 tipped-in color plates on heavy dark grey paper; many additional black and white illustrations in the text. Asian History and Culture. ASIART/217. Very Good +.