March SALE! All books in Middle Eastern History, Irish & Scottish History, and Gardening priced at $100 and under are 30% off for the month of March.
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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 This set may require an extra shipping fee. Near Fine / Fine.
Portland, OR: Timber Press, 1991. Paperback. Bound in white paper covers with red title to spine and front cover. Dampstain to rear cover and to top margin of last few pages of text. Some pages are cockled as a result of dampness. Minor rubbing to covers. Otherwise, clean and bright. Size: quarto. 250 pages. GARD/122816. Very Good.
London; Glasgow: Hamilton, Adams, & Co.; Thomas D. Morison, 1886. Hardcover. First Edition. Includes chapters on The Fairy Flag, Tower of Clatto, Red Comyn's Castle, Thirteen Thorns of Trailflatt, Witch's Well, Cumstone Castle, Grave of the Wandering Shepherdess, Arran Assassin, Origin of Loch Katrine, Otters of Tarshish, and many more. Very good in black speckled paper covered boards with tan paper title label to spine. Part of the paper covering the spine and part of the title label have chipped away. Chipping and wear to edges of boards, corners, and spine ends. A few splits to the binding, but all pages remain securely bound. Occasional spots of foxing throughout and offsetting to endpapers. 255 pages. SCOT/081817. Very Good.
New York: The MacMillan Company, 1950. First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo. Novel about the life of Robert Burns Very good in very good illustrated dust jacket with black title to front and spine panels. Minor chipping and creasing to edges of dust jacket as well as minor soiling to rear panel and minor browning and creasing to spine panel. Crack to rear interior hinge though binding remains tight. Else is clean and bright. 671 pages. POET/010418. Very Good / Very Good.
New York: Rizzoli, 1995. Hardcover. Signed and inscribed by the author Charles E. Beveridge. "Olmsted defined and named the profession of landscape architecture and designed America's most beloved parks and landscapes of the past century - New York's Central Park, Brooklyn's Porspect Park, the U.S. Capitol grounds, the Biltmore Estate, and many others" (jacket). Very good in green cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Foxing to top edge of textblock. Minor browning to top edges of pages. In photographically illustrated dust jacket with white spine panel titled in black. Several closed tears to edges of jacket. Jacket is protected from further damage with a removeable plastic cover. Filled with color photographic illustrations. 276 pages. GARD/030217. Very Good / Very Good.
New York: Funk and Wagnalls, 1966. Hardcover. Near Fine hardcover in Very Good light blue dust jacket with black title to front and spine panels. Minor wear to jacket includes rubbing to two closed tears to the edges, and light fading to spine. Index, 327 pages. Middle East. MID/6272. Near Fine in Very Good DJ.
Glasgow: John Mensies & Co. for the Tobermory Town Council, No date. Paperback. SCARCE. 16mo. No date, circa 1930s. Illustrated side stapled paper wrappers with blue title to front wrapper. Interior is clean and bright with beautiful black and white illustrations. Rear wrapper is a fold out map. Ads at front and rear. 40 pages. SCOT/033018. Very Good+.
London: Chapman and Hall, 1852. Hardcover. Ex-library from W. Wilson Moffat's English, French, and Italian Circulating Library, Edinburgh. According to his bookplate, Mr. Moffat was a bookseller, printer, and binder. His bookplate in the front of both volumes and the number 77 in ink on the front pastedown are the only evidence that this was part of a circulating library. Very good in original maroon cloth boards with gilt titles to spines and embossed decoration to spines and boards. Minor wear to edges of boards. Both bindings are slightly rolled. Clean interiors with only a few light smudge marks and notes in pencil on the rear free endpage of volume one. 310 pages in volume 1; 319 pages in volume 2. SCOT/061311 This set may require an extra shipping fee. Very Good.
Motivate Publishing, 1992. Hardcover. "This Arabian Album is a personal record of the region as it was at mid-century, a brief glimpse at a small segment of history which I was privileged to witness" (photographer). Near fine in black cloth boards with gilt title to spine and front cover. Gift inscription in pen to half-title page from previous owner. In black dust jacket with orange title to spine and front panels. 224 pages. MID/011817. Near Fine / Fine.
Portland, OR: Timber Press; Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, 1997. Hardcover. A book about slipper orchids or moccasin flowers including the history, biology, evolution, conservation, cultivation, and classification of these flowers. Near fine in brown cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Bumping to corners, else fine. Clean and bright with diagrams and full color photographic illustrations. In white dust jacket with black title to spine and front panel. Minor wear to edges of jacket including a small chip to the rear panel. 301 pages. GARD/122916. Near Fine / Very Good.
Washington D.C. Brassey's, Inc., 2002. Hardcover. Mint in mint red and blue dust jacket with white title to front panel and to black spine panel. Like new. 295 pages. Includes section of notes for each chapter. Illustrated throughout with drawings and photos. Middle Eastern History. MID/8132. Fine in Fine Dust Jacket.