April SALE! All books in the Books on Books, Canadian & Arctic History, European History and Languges, Latin American History, and Maritime sections priced at $125 and under are 50% off for the month of April.
This sale excludes artists' books, private press, lots, books on William Morris & the Pre-Raphaelites, items sold on consignment, and newly acquired items.
Many prints & manscripts including framed items are also on sale for 30% off.
Links to each sale section are below:
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Canada & the Arctic
Central & South American History
Eastern European History
English History | English Biography | English Monarchy
French History | French Language
General History | Ancient History
German History | German Language
Greek History | Roman History
Italian History | Italian Language
Irish & Scottish History
Medieval History | Renaissance History
Spanish & Portuguese History
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Roma: A Cura del Comitato Giuliano, (1947). Paperback. PRESENTATION COPY to Otto Weis. Signature is unclear - possibly it is a presentation copy from one of the authors. Very good in grey paper wrappers with black title to front cover. Minor wear to edges. Clean interior. 123 pages plus index. In Italian. ITA1/1252. Very Good.
Verviers: Bureau, No date. Circa 1880s. Hardcover. Presentation copy signed by the author. Good minus in blue leather with gilt lettering and raised bands on spine. Gilt emblem to both covers. Pages edged in gilt. Rear board is detached but present. Bottom piece of spine is also detached along with front endpage which bears the author's signature. Short closed tear to front endpage near author's signature. Occasional spots of foxing. 115 pages. FRE1/12050. Very Good.
Boringhieri, 1980. Paperback. Presentation copy, signed and inscribed by the author on the title page. In grey paper wrappers with black title to spine and front cover. Spine and edges of wrappers are sunned, and interior is browned, else Near Fine. 272 pages. Italian Language. ITAL1/04121. Very Good +.
Paris: Au Semeur, (1892). Hardcover. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. Very good in modern black leatherette with gilt lettering on spine. Presentation copy signed by the author on the front free end page. Brown damp stain and minor damage to lower righthand corner of margin (does not affect text). Text is clean and bright. 241 pages. French Language. FRE109150. Very Good.
London: Jonathan Cape, (1932). Hardcover. PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. Number 246 on 600 copies. 8vo. Red cloth covered boards with gilt title to front board and to spine. Slight fading to spine. Inscription to front free end page dated August 1932. Light foxing to end pages. Else is clean and bright. Untrimmed page edges. 142 pages. English History. ENGHIST02/0530.
New York: Philip C. Duschnes, 1960. Hardcover. First Edition. Presentation Copy, inscribed by the author to Dale and Doris Armstrong. 1 of 1250 copies. Near fine in grey paper patterned boards with red spine panel titled in black. Light wear to spine ends and edges, else fine. Clean, bright interior. In very good beige dust jacket with black title to spine and front panels. Minor wear to edges of jacket including a few short closed tears and slight browning. 42 pages. BOB/062510. Near fine in very good jacket.
Gainsville, Florida: University of Florida Press, 1952. Hardcover. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. Near fine in blue cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine. Relief of Miranda's profile to front board. Minor bumping to spine ends. Author's inscription to front free end page reads "For Miss Hilda Robinson Jordan, patriotic american, loyal friend and noble-hearted christian leader, with the admiration and esteem of the author, Joseph F. Thorning. Feast of our Lady of Guadelupe 12 December 1962." Index, 324 pages. GENHIS/7192. Near Fine.
Baltimore: The Proof Press, 1937. Hardcover. Presentation copy, SIGNED by the publisher. Thin 8vo. Brown cloth backed patterned paper covered boards with brown title to white title label on front board. Slight yellowing to eges of pages. Ephemera laid in. White dust jacket with red title to front panel. Minor soiling to jacket. Books on Books. BOB1/01191. Very Good+ / Very Good.
New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1995. Hardcover. PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED on front free end page. Fine black paper boards, bright gilt title to spine. In near mint d.j. (slight wear to extremities). Interior is in beautiful condition, tight, bright, and clean. Materials related to subject are laid-in. Index, 555 pp. French History. FRE/6213. Near Fine / Near Fine.