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Colonies et Protectorats de l'Océan Pacifique
1 Colonies et Protectorats de l'Océan Pacifique
Paris, France Maison Quantin 1889 First Edition Paperback Good Plus 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
In French, not in English. This is Volume IV from the series, Exposition Coloniale de 1889, Les Colonies Françaises. The book includes sections on Tahiti, la Nouvelle Calédonie, les Nouvelles Hébrides, les Iles Wallis, Futuna, and les Iles Kerguelen. 7.2 x 4.75 inches. Unopened, thus unread. A paperback publication in the original wrappers, and in surprisingly good condition for its age. Moderately bumped spine tail, and lower corners. Black lettering to the front and to the rear of the wrappers. Note that the wrappers are very age-darkened although with almost no soiling. 407 numbered pages, with many B&W illusutrations, full-page plates, headpieces, and fold-out maps. Age-toning around the edges of all interior pages. Else a very clean copy, inside and out. No remainder marks. Many of the pages are still uncut, hence this copy presumed unread. A Good Plus copy. Extremely scarce in any condition. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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Form of Funeral Ceremony, Castle of Sorrow, and Dedication Ceremony for Knights of the Golden Eagle
2 Form of Funeral Ceremony, Castle of Sorrow, and Dedication Ceremony for Knights of the Golden Eagle
Baltimore, MD 1890 Cloth Good Minus 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall 
Presumed early edition, possibly a first. Printed by James Young. Olive drab cloth binding. Blind-stamped covers with gilt-stamped lettering on the front cover. Some spotting and soiling to the binding. . 5.75 x 4.5 inches. The text block is present but is disbound. With 18 numbered pages. Minor age toning and scattered light marginal smudging, else a clean interior. Rated a Good Minus copy. Scarce in any condition. With thanks to Wikipedia for the following: "The Knights of the Golden Eagle was a fraternal organization founded in Baltimore in 1872. The order's original objectives were to help its members find employment and aid them while unemployed. Membership was open to white males over 18, without physical or mental handicaps, who were able to write and support themselves, were law abiding of sound moral character and of the Christian faith. There was a female auxiliary called the Ladies of the Golden Eagle. In the early years of its existence the group received assistance from other secret societies and fraternal groups. The Odd Fellows helped them become established in Philadelphia in 1875 and the Knights of Pythias helped them become established in Massachusetts in 1880. Local lodges were called Castles, statewide structures were called Grand Castles, and the overall group Supreme Castle. In the early 1920s the Knights were headquartered at 814-816 North Broad Street, Philadelphia. The last known headquarters of the group was in North Wales, Pennsylvania." 
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Iraq, Volume XXXVI, Parts 1 & 2, In Honour of Sir Max Mallowan
3 Iraq, Volume XXXVI, Parts 1 & 2, In Honour of Sir Max Mallowan
London, England British School of Archaeology in Iraq 1974 First Edition Paperback Very Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Printed in England by Stephen Austin and Sons. Original plain paper wrappers in a soft blue-green color, with fairly crisp black-stamped lettering to the front wrapper and to the spine. Yapped edges. The wrappers remain intact. Moderate spine lean nearing the top of the text block. Previous owner name in neat ink hand at the top of the front wrapper, else the wrappers are exceptionally clean and presentable. 10.75 x 7.5 inches. Heavy-weight, semi-glossy paper. With 264 numbered pages, and with LVI B&W plates, including schematics, maps, drawings and archival photos, and with 23 B&W figures in the text. Very light semi-crease to the last pages, quite minor. Else the book appears free of demerits. A Very Good copy. Much of the content focuses on Ancient Assyria, its history, archaeology and ethnography. The majority of the articles are in English but a few are in German and a few in French. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Les Costumes Historiques Russes du Musée de l´Ermitage  de Léningrad
4 Les Costumes Historiques Russes du Musée de l´Ermitage de Léningrad
France Mécène 1989 Presumed First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Good Plus 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Text in French. En français. Presumed first printing of the first edition. Printed and bound in France. Turqouise glossy paper hardboard binding, with crisp white-stamped lettering. Very gently bumped spine tail, and with sharp corners. 11 x 9 inches. With unnumbered pages and with B&W illustrations and numerous fulll-color plates, many full page, on coated stock. An exceptionally clean copy, and very tight. Either unread or very gently read. No remainder marks. Pictorial DJ, price-clipped, with edge curl/wear along the top and with one large repaired tear at spine tail. A Near Fine copy in a Good Plus DJ. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Smithsonian Institution War Background Studies, Nos. 1-12
5 Smithsonian Institution War Background Studies, Nos. 1-12
Washington, D.C., U.S.A. Smithsonian Institution 1942 First Edition Thus Buckram Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
A publication of the series, Smithsonian Institution War Background Studies. Published sequentially between 1942 and 1943. Printed and presumed bound in Baltimore, MD. Present are the first twelve issues of that series. #1. Bishop, Carl Whiting. Origin of the Far Eastern Civilizations. #2. Swanton, John R. The Evolution of Nations. #3. Hrdlicka, Ales. The Peoples of the Soviet Union. #4. Krieger, Herbert W. Peoples of the Philippines. #5. Friedman, Herbert. The Natural History Background of Camouflage. #6. Weckler, J. E., Jr. Polynesians Explorers of the Pacific. #7. Embree, John F. The Japanese. #8. Deignan, H. G. Siam--Land of Free Men. #9. Stirling, A. W. The Native Peoples of New Guinea. #10. Cochran, Doris M. Poisonous Reptiles of the World: A Wartime Handbook. #11. Roberts, Frank H. H., Jr. Egypt and the Suez Canal. #12. Swanton, John R. Are Wars Inevitable? Light gray buckram binding, with gilt-stamped lettering to the spine. Unbumped spine head and tail, with generally unbumped corners. Lightly soiled binding. Text block firmly bound in. 9 x 6 inches. With monochrome photoplates here and there. Also with a pristine pull-out map illustrating the various languages of the Philippines. A very clean copy, and very tight. A Very Good copy. 
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The Book of the Dead, with Twenty-five Illustrations
6 The Book of the Dead, with Twenty-five Illustrations
London, England The British Museum 1925 First Edition Pamphlet Good Ex-Library 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
First edition, first printing of a popular booklet that was reissued several times over the years. Printed and bound in London for the British Museum. 9.5 x 6 inches. Ex-library with the usual ex-library markings. Plain blue wrappers with black-stamped lettering. The wrappers are soiled and age-faded. The wrappers are neatly reinforced along the spine with cloth-tape. With 43 numbered pages of text, and with 25 illustrations including monochrome plates, some full-page, and B&W line drawings. Apart from the ex-library markings, a clean interior and rated as a Good copy. A synopsis by the famed Egyptologist E. A. Wallis Budge. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium (3-Volume Set)
7 The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium (3-Volume Set)
New York, New York, U.S.A. Oxford University Press 1991 0195046528 / 9780195046526 First Edition Buckram Near Fine No Jacket 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Complete in 3 vols. NOT an ex library set. First printing of the first edition, 1991. Printed and presumed bound in the USA. Oxford blue buckram binding, with crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the front boards and the spines. Generally unbumped spine heads and tails, with sharp corners. Exceptionally clean bindings. 10.25 x 7.75 inches. Text blocks firmly bound in. With li, 727, xxxi, 729-1473, xxxi and 1475-2232 numbered pages, printed in double columns. The book set also has occasional B&W illustrations, mostly quarter-page size or smaller. An impressively clean set, and quite tight. Gentle shelf life and very gently read. No dust jackets are present. A Near Fine copy. The idea of producing a dictionary of Byzantine studies arose as early as 1949. The ODB is limited to approximately 5,000 entries. The ODB addresses issues of chronology and geography, with the scope defined as the period from the 4th to the 15th century, and all regions that at any time formed part of the Byzantine Empire are covered. Also noteworthy is that the entries in the ODB are interdisciplinary in nature. 
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Tableau comparé des écritures Babylonienne et Assyrienne archaiques et modernes avec classement des signes d' aprés leur forme archaique, Amiaud, A.; Méchineau, L.
8 Amiaud, A.; Méchineau, L. Tableau comparé des écritures Babylonienne et Assyrienne archaiques et modernes avec classement des signes d' aprés leur forme archaique
Paris H. Welter 1902 Second Edition Buckram Very Good Association Copy 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Ceci est, par définition, un texte bilingue en français et en assyrien (ou suméro-accadienne).This is, by definition, a bilingual text in French and in Assyrian (or Sumero-Akkadian). Presumed first printing of the second edition, 1902. The first edition was issued in 1887. Presumed printed and bound in France. Contemporary pea green buckram binding, with crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the spine. Mild abrasion to the spine head and tail, with fairly sharp corners. 9.5 x 6.25 inches. Text block firmly bound in. Mild offsetting from the pastedowns to the opposite FEPs. Front pastedown with the handsome and original ex libris plate of O. R. Gurney pasted in. XVI and 148 numbered pages, including a preface, a syllabary, a supplement, tables of cuneiform signs, and additions and corrections. Moderate age darkening to the page edges. Else an exceptionally clean copy, and fairly tight. A Very Good copy. Oliver Robert Gurney [1911-2001] was a highly regarded English Assyriologist and a leading scholar of the Hittite studies. He served for some years as president of the British Institute of Archaeology at Ankara. 
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Tahiti et Les Isles Adjacents. Voyages et séjour dans ces iles de 1862 à 1865, Arbousset, Jean Thomas
9 Arbousset, Jean Thomas Tahiti et Les Isles Adjacents. Voyages et séjour dans ces iles de 1862 à 1865
Paris, France Chez Grassart, Libraire 1867 First French Edition Quarter-leather Very Good Minus 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Signed by Author
In French, not in English. vii and 368 numbered pages. 7 x 4.5 inches. Original green morocco-backed green pebbled cloth, with fairly crisp gilt-stamped lettering and design to the hubbed leather spine. Some rubbing along the spine edges. The spine head and tail are generally unbumped and the corners are fairly sharp. With a B&W steel engraving frontispiece of the author, and with a landscape scene of Papeete including the queen's house, and with a portrait of Queen Pomare, all protected by fine tissue-guards. Also present is a pull-out map in pristine condition with two hand-colored flags. All edges marbled to a handsome effect. Marbled endpapers. Inscribed by the author on the FEP opposite the half-title page, "To Lady Cooper hommage de l'auteur Th. Arbousset." Exceptionally clean, inside and out. Virtually no foxing. A very attractive book. A Very Good Minus copy. Scarce in any condition. O'Reilly/Reitman "Bibliographie de Tahiti et de la Polynésie française" 7772. Arbousset was from the Sociéte des Missions Evangéliques de Paris. This work describes the history of the English Missions in Tahiti and those of the French and Italians. 
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Monumenta Britannica, or, A Miscellany of British Antiquities [Parts One and Two], Aubrey, John
10 Aubrey, John Monumenta Britannica, or, A Miscellany of British Antiquities [Parts One and Two]
New York, New York, U.S.A. Little, Brown 1980 First American Edition Cloth Near Fine No Jacket Limited Edition 
First American edition, so stated. This is copy no. 82 of a special edition limited to 250 copies signed by John Fowles, editor, who signed in a neat ink hand on the limitation page. Printed and presumed bound in the USA. Turquoise-blue tweed-like cloth binding, with blind-stamped title to the front board and with gilt lettering and silver flourishes to the spine. 12 x 8.5 inches. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. Very slight sunning to the spine. Text block firmly bound in. T.E.G. Red silk-satin ribbon page marker. xxii and 646 numbered pages, the text including transcriptions from Latin, Greek and Welsh. Part One addresses Templa Druidum, including Avebury, Stonehenge, etc. Part Two has to do with camps, castles, military architecture, Roman towns, etc. With numerous B&W and sepia-tone facsimiles of text pages and drawings, all on heavy-weight semi-glossy stock. An immensely clean copy, and quite tight. Almost certainly unread. No dust jacket [as issued?]. Housed in a medium-duty cardboard slipcase covered in dark blue cloth and with a paper title label pasted on. Very light shelf wear to the slipcase. A Near Fine copy in a Very Good Plus slipcase. 
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History and Technology of Olive Oil in the Holy Land, Avitsur, Shmuel; Frankel, Rafael
11 Avitsur, Shmuel; Frankel, Rafael History and Technology of Olive Oil in the Holy Land
arlington, VA Oléarius Editions 1994 0917526066 / 9780917526060 Cloth Near Fine Very Good Limited Edition 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
One of 1,000 copies, printed by Garamond Inc. and bound by American Trade Bindery, both of Baltimore, MD. Presumed first [and only?] printing. Silver cloth binding, with crisp black-stamped lettering to the spine. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. 11.25 x 8.5 inches. Text block firmly bound in. 208 numbered pages. With numerous illustrations, including B&W archival photos and figure drawings, all on semi-glossy stock. An immaculate copy, and very tight. Either unread or very gently read. Attractive full-pictorial DJ, unclipped but with minor creasing/wear along the bottom edge of the front. Just a hint of rubbing to the DJ. A Near Fine copy in a Very Good DJ. 
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Bizerte, 1900-1950: À travers les cartes postales, Ben Hammed, Hammadi
12 Ben Hammed, Hammadi Bizerte, 1900-1950: À travers les cartes postales
Tunisia Alif - Les Éditions de la Méditeranée 2000 9973221508 Presumed First Edition Paperback Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Ce libre étant bilingue, árabe-français, et les deux écriteur n'ayant pas le même sens de lecture, la numérotation des pages débute avec la langue árabe. This is a bilingual book in French and Arabic. Presumed first edition. Printed in Tunisia in May 2000. Handsome color, full-pictorial wrappers. 9.5 x 7 inches. With 139 numbered pages and with numerous sepia-tone illustrations of old postcards depicting Bizerte, Tunisia, and environs. An immensely clean book. Light page waviness, minor. Probably read yet the pages are tight and the wrappers only fan somewhat. Rated a Very Good copy. Scarce in any condition. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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Saints of the Pueblos, Carrillo, Charles
13 Carrillo, Charles Saints of the Pueblos
Albuquerque, NM LPD Press 2004 1890689076 / 9781890689070 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Signed by Author and Illustrator
First printing of the first edition. Signed by the author and by the photographer/illustrator. Text in English. Printed and bound in China. Gorgeous off-white hardboard binding, with crisp red-stamped lettering. 9.25 x 7 inches. With 92 numbered pages and with numerous charming sepia-tone and color plates throughout, many full-page, all on coated stock. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. Several pages with a trace of diagonal semi-crease, else an immaculate copy, and very tight, with just a hint of shelf life. Either unread or very gently read. No remainder marks. Lovely full-pictorial DJ, unclipped, DJ with slight rubbing and virtually no edge wear. A Near Fine copy in a Near Fine DJ. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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Album of the Ottomans, Dedeoglu, Abdulkadir
14 Dedeoglu, Abdulkadir Album of the Ottomans
Istanbul, Turkey Osmanli Publishing House 1982 First Edition Thus Leatherette Very Good Plus Very Good Minus Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
Printed and bound in Turkey. Translated into English by H. Ismail Ercan. Attractive burgundy leatherette binding, padded, and with crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the front board. 13.25 x 9.5 inches. 120 numbered pages, with numerous color illus. on coated stock. Unbumped spine head and tail, with fairly sharp corners. A few faint blur or smudge marks, no doubt made at the printing house. Else a very clean copy, and rather tight. No remainder marks. Handsome full- pictorial color DJ, unclipped. With moderate edge wear, as well as evident wrinkling to the top half of the rear wrapper. A Very Good Plus copy in a Very Good Minus DJ. An interesting biography about 36 Ottoman sultans, from Osman Khan (Osman I) to Memmed Vahiduddin. Most sources agree that the Ottoman dynasty lasted for 641 years. 
Price: 54.00 USD
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La prostituzione in Napoli nei secoli XV, XVI, e XVII. Documenti Inediti, Di Giacomo, Salvatore
15 Di Giacomo, Salvatore La prostituzione in Napoli nei secoli XV, XVI, e XVII. Documenti Inediti
Napoli Riccardo Marghieri Editore 1899 Presumed First Edition Decorative Boards Very Good Minus Association Copy 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Signed by Celebrity
Questa non è una edizione bilingue. Testo in italiano solo, non in inglese. Stampato in Italia. In quarto (cm 27 x19). Ampi margini. Pagine [6] and 176, e 50 illustrazioni nel testo in seppia e una tavola f.t. di V. La Bella incisa da A. Bergamo. Legatura in tavole carta coperta. La storia di tre secoli di prostituzione in Napoli, esaminata alla luce di documenti inediti e corredata di notizie sui costumi, gli usi, la moda, luoghi e taverne celebri. This is not a bilingual edition. Text in Italian only, not in English. Printed and bound in Naples, Italy by Melfi & Joele. Signed in a bold ink hand on the front pastedown by previous owner, Vincenzo Capezza. 10.75 x 7.75 inches. Contemporary binding of paper-covered hardboards, with designs to the front board in orange and green. Bumped spine with small chip. All corners fairly sharp but moderately abraded. The binding is lightly soiled. Bottom third of front gutter splitting but text block remains firmly bound in. With [6] and 176 pages. Wide margins. With 50 illustrations, some in red and some B&W. Tidewater marks at the bottom of front pastedown and some of the pages, not into the text. All pages somewhat age-darkened. Else a clean volume. No evident spotting or foxing. A Very Good Minus copy. Somewhat scarce in any condition. The book is a history of three centuries of prostitution in Naples, examined and presented with, shall we say, delicate sensibilities, and with the help of a rich iconography. Capezza was an Italian opera critic and personally knew many of the great Italian singers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He specialized in the career of Enrico Caruso. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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The Succession of King Kamehameha V to Hawaii's Throne, Dutton, Meiric; Harris, Charles Coffin
16 Dutton, Meiric; Harris, Charles Coffin The Succession of King Kamehameha V to Hawaii's Throne
Honolulu, HI, U.S.A. Loomis House Press 1957 First Edition Thus Pamphlet Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
20 pages in pamphlet format, with color frontis. portrait of King Kamehameha V. Complete, no missing pages. 8.5 x 5.3 inches. Light brown wrappers, and with dark brown lettering and crown to the front wrapper. An exceptionally clean copy, inside and out. A Very Good copy. Extremely scarce in any condition. At issue was the legality of the proclamation of Prince Lot Kamehameha as rightful successor to King Kamehameha IV. Harris was Attorney-General. Harris' memorandum was written November 30, 1863. Dutton's commentary was written in 1957. 
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Keilschrifttexte aus Boghazkoi, Forrer, E.; Weidner, E.F.; Hrozny, Friedrich ; Figulla, H.H.; Weber, Otto
17 Forrer, E.; Weidner, E.F.; Hrozny, Friedrich ; Figulla, H.H.; Weber, Otto Keilschrifttexte aus Boghazkoi
Leipzig, Germany J. C. Hinrichs'sche Buchhandlung 1916 First Edition Buckram Very Good Minus Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
Dies ist nicht eine zweisprachige Ausgabe. Text nur in deutscher Sprache, nicht in Englisch. These issues are numbers 30 and 36 (for last two "Hefte") of the series Wissenschaftliche Veroffentlichung der Deutschen Orient-Gesellschaft. Six volumes bound in two. Issues published between 1916 and 1921. 13.75 x 9.75 inches. Heavy-duty black buckram binding with gilt-stamped lettering and rules to spines. Spine heads and tails gently bumped, with fairly sharp corners. The binding shows moderate shelfwear, with very light soiling to the covers. Text blocks firmly bound in. The central portion of front wrapper of the first volume appears pasted on blank page preceding first preliminary text. All other original wrappers are present, with some edge wear, small tears and/or chipping. Pages are clean and unmarked, except for the very occasional annotation in light pencil. The first volume with 88, 80 and 80 pages. The second volume with 80, 72 and 84 pages. Many plates consisting of drawings of cuneiform writing. A Very Good Minus set. This is a rare two-volume compilation of the first six numbers of this publication of the German Oriental Society. 
Price: 500.00 USD
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Bulgaria's Share in Human Culture, Georgiev, Emil; Angelov, Dimiter;
18 Georgiev, Emil; Angelov, Dimiter; Bulgaria's Share in Human Culture
Bulgaria Sofia Press 1968 First Edition Thus Hard Cover Very Good Minus No Jacket Limited Edition 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Petrov, P. 
This is an English laguage edition. From an edition of 2,100 copies. 9.5 x 6.75 inches. Printed and bound in Bulgaria. Glossy paper illustrated hardboards. Gently bumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. Text block firmly bound in. 129 numbered pages of text, plus 10 color plates. A clean copy, inside and out. A Very Good Plus copy. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Afghanistan, Hamilton, Angus
19 Hamilton, Angus Afghanistan
New York, New York, U.S.A. Charles Scribner's Sons 1906 First American Edition Buckram Very Good Minus 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
First American edition [published simultaneously with the British edition by Heinemann?]. Printed by Ballantyne & Co., London. Publisher's pictorial dark red buckram binding, moderately soiled and age-darkened. With fairly crisp black-stamped lettering and design of camel train to the front board and gilt-stamped lettering to the spine. Gently bumped spine head and tail, with moderately bumped and lightly abraded corners. 8.75 x 6 inches. All edges deckled to a handsome effect. Front hinge very slightly tender. Text block firmly bound in. B&W frontispiece portrait of Lord Curzon with opposite tissue guard. With xxi and 562 numbered pages, including numerous appendices. With approximately 150 B&W illustrations, many of which are archival photos and some of which are full-page. Also present, as called for, is a fold-out map at the rear. The map is by the author and depicts the terrain of Afghanistan, and principal towns, cities and forts, as well as railway routes. The map adroitly colored in red and blue. There is a deftly repaired 3 inch tear into the left side of the map. Else the map is in fine condition. Almost no spotting or foxing in the book. Very faint evidence of pencil erasure at the top of a front FEP and a rear FEP. Else an impressively clean volume, with evidence of moderate shelf life. Gently read. No DJ is present. A Very Good Minus copy. Rare in any condition. Areas covered include Tashkent, Merv, Bokhara, Kabul and the Orenburg-Tashkent railway. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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The Land Pirates of India: An account of the Kuravers a remarkable Tribe of Hereditary Criminals their extraordinary skill as Thieves, Cattle-lifters & Highwaymen &c and their Manners and Customs, Hatch, W. J.
20 Hatch, W. J. The Land Pirates of India: An account of the Kuravers a remarkable Tribe of Hereditary Criminals their extraordinary skill as Thieves, Cattle-lifters & Highwaymen &c and their Manners and Customs
London, England Seeley, Service & Co. 1928 First British Edition Decorative Cloth Very Good Minus No Jacket Association Copy 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Presumed first printing of the first edition. Technically ex library but with almost none of the usual ex library markings. Front FEP inscribed in a neat, black ink hand, "Western College Library, presented by the author, 1936." Printed by J. & J. Gray, Edinburgh and presumed bound in England. 8.5 x 5.5 inches. Terracotta red cloth binding, with crisp gilt--stamped design to the front board and with crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the spine. Very gently bumped spine head and tail, with fairly sharp corners. Very clean binding; no call number or other defacing. Top edge tinted dark red. With 272 numbered pages. Frontispiece plus an additional 22 archival plates in duo-tone, some full-page. Plates generally in very good condition. Note that the forntispiece plate is detached but fully present. Includes at rear of book a pull-out map, Map of the Madras Presidency, in medium blue on eggshell. Map in near fine condition. FEPs with small and neat round library stamp. Else a very clean and rather tight copy. Gently read. Overall a handsome book. No dust jacket is present. A Very Good Minus copy. 
Price: 450.00 USD
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