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Etchings of Old Mobile

By: Acker, Marian Francis

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Mobile, Alabama, 1943

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author and Illustrator

Seller ID: 006930

Condition: Very Good Plus


Written and illustrated by Marian Francis Acker. Signed by her in a neat blue ink hand on the title page. Printed and presumed bound by Birmingham Printing Company, Birmingham, Alabama. Brown buckram spine with beige paper hardboards, the front board with crisp brown lettering and large design of washer-woman at the studio gate. Immensely clean binding. Virtually unbumped spine head and tail, with very small loss at tip of spine tail. Gently bumped rear corners. 9.5 x 6.... View more info

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Lennart Nilsson, Stockholm

By: Erséus, Johan

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Stockholm, Sweden, Bokförlaget Max Ström: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007737

ISBN: 9171260838

Condition: Very Good Plus


Språk: Svenska. Foto: Lennart Nilsson. Bandtyp: Inbunden. Format: 31 x 26 cm. This book is in Swedish, not in English. Presumed first Swedish edition, presumed first printing, 2008. Printed and bound in West Germany. B&W full-pictorial paper-covered hardboards, with crisp lettering. Unbumped spine head and tail, with fairly sharp corners. 12.25 x 10.25 inches. Text block firmly bound in. With 214 numbered pages, and with numerous B&W photo illustrations, some full page ... View more info

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Sir John Franklin in Tasmania, 1837-1843

By: Fitzpatrick, Kathleen

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Australia, Melbourne University Press: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007771

Condition: Very Good Minus


Presumed first printing of the first edition, September 1949. Printed and bound in Australia. 8.5 x 5.5 inches. Red buckram binding with crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the spine. Gently bumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. Very clean boards. 408 numbered pages, including 5 B&W illustrations. Light offsetting to the FEPs opposite the pastedowns. A touch of age-toning to the top of the title page and opposite frontispiece. Else a clean copy, inside and out. No ... View more info

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The Grand Canal

By: Franzoi, Umberto

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Rizzoli Intl Pubns: 2002

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 006237

ISBN: 0847824489

Condition: Very Good


Presumed first printing of the first Rizzoli edition. Printed and bound in Italy. An English-language edition. Black cloth binding, with crisp white-stamped lettering to the spine. Virtually unbumped spine head and tail, and with sharp corners. 12.5 x 10.75 inches. 319 numbered pages, with 90 large perspective photographs and with over 130 close-up images, all on heavy coated stock. A very clean copy, and rather tight. Gently read. Attractive full-pictorial dust jacket, ... View more info

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Yarmouth: Old Homes and Gathering Places

By: Gregory, Priscilla D. And Thomas, Judy

Price: $30.00

Publisher: South Yarmouth, MA, Yarmouth Historical Commission: 1989

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 007548

ISBN: 0962307602

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Printed and bound in the USA. Glossy yellow paper wrappers with archival photo of church to the front wrapper. Unbumped spine head and tail, with moderately bumped front corners. 11 x 8.5 inches. With viii and 144 numbered pages, and with archival photos and drawings. A very clean copy. Wrappers fan slightly. No remainder marks. A Very Good copy. View more info

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Ensenada

By: Hillis, Marjorie

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Condé Nast Publications: 1936

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 007893

Condition: Very Good


This is a folded sheet, printed on both sides, reprinted from the January 15, 1936 issue of Vogue magazine and reproducing the famous giclee color print from the magazine cover, the print showing a woman in profile with a gray suit and a stylish hat. 12.75 x 9.75 inches. The front cover bears the stamp of the Hotel Riviera del Pacifico of Ensenada, Mexico. While much of the building still remains it is no longer a hotel. The article by Hillis is a paean to Baja Californi... View more info

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Franklin's Footsteps: A Sketch of Greenland, Shores of which his Expedition Passed

By: Markham, Clements Robert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Delhi, India, Pranava Books:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 007767

Condition: Near Fine


This is a facsimile in paperback format of the 1853 edition that was published in London by Chapman and Hall. With 143 numbered pages, and with B&W pull-out map. Red-orange paper wrappers with gilt and black lettering. 8.25 x 5.25 inches. Wrappers fan slightly. The book is exceptionally clean, inside and out. Either unread or very gently read. A Near Fine copy. Pranava Books edition no. 218540. View more info

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The Fate of Franklin

By: Owen, Roderic

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, England, Hutchinson and Co.: 1978

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 007770

ISBN: 009131190x

Condition: Good Plus


Presumed first printing of the first edition. Printed and bound in Great Britain. 9.25 x 6.25 inches. Medium blue buckram binding with crisp silver-stamped lettering to the spine. Gently bumped spine head and tail, with fairly sharp corners. A bit of mottling to the boards. Map pastedowns, and a few numbers in a neat ink hand to the front pastedown. 471 numbered pages, including 10 B&W maps and several archival photos and illustrations. Light spotting to the front prelim... View more info

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John Parrott, 1811-1884, Selected Papers of a Western Pioneer

By: Parrott, John

Price: $50.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Barbara Donohoe Jostes: 1972

Edition: First Edition Thus

Inscription: Signed by Printer

Seller ID: 007302

Condition: Near Fine


Designed and printed by Alfred and Lawton Kennedy, the renown San Francisco book designers and printers. The front blank FEP inscribed by Lawton Kennedy in a blue ink hand upon the issuance of the book. Presumed bound in the USA. Green buckram binding, with crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the front board and to the spine. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. Very clean binding. 12 x 8.75 inches. Text block firmly bound in. With 236 numbered pages, and numero... View more info

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The Melancholy Fate of Sir John Franklin and his Party, as Disclosed in Dr. Rae's Report, Together with the Despatches and Letters of Captain M'Clure, and Other Officers Employed in the Arctic Expeditions

By: Rae, John; M'Clure, Robert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Delhi, India, Pranava Books: 2008

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 007768

Condition: Near Fine


This is a facsimile in paperback format of the 1854 edition that was published in London by William Tyler. With vi and 56 numbered pages, and with a B&W. Red-orange paper wrappers with gilt and black lettering. 10.5 x 8.25 inches. Wrappers fan slightly. Very slight semi-crease to a number of pages. Else the book is exceptionally clean, inside and out. Either unread or very gently read. A Near Fine copy. Pranava Books edition no. 180154. View more info

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Letters from a Voyage Around the World

By: Simon, Tavík Frantisek

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Australia, David Pearson: 2014

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 007820

ISBN: 0992491509

Condition: Fine


First printing of the first Australian edition. Originally published in 1928 by J. Otto, Prague as Listy z cesty kolem sveta. Printed and bound in Australia. Black buckram spine binding. 9.25 x 6 inches. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. Text block firmly bound in. 168 numbered pages and with numerous B&W illustrations and vignettes. An exceptionally clean copy, and very tight. Almost certainly unread. Lovely full-pictorial DJ, unclipped. Just a hint of r... View more info

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Lady Franklin Visits the Pacific Northwest, Being Extracts from the Letters of Miss Sophia Cracroft, Sir John Franklin's Niece

By: Smith, Dorothy Blaky; Cracroft, Sohpia

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Canada, Provincial Archives of British Columbia: 1974

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 007769

Condition: Near Fine


This is Memoir No. XI of the Provincial Archives of British Columbia. Printed and presumed bound in British Columbia. 9.75 x 6.75 inches. Butterscotch linen-like buckram binding with crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the front board and to the spine. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. Textblock firmly bound in. xxviii and 157 numbered pages, including B&W archival photos. An exceptionally clean copy, inside and out. No remainder marks. Either unread or very ... View more info

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Metropolitan: A Portrait of Paris

By: Weinreb, Matthew;Biddulph, Fiona

Price: $22.22

Publisher: London, England, Phaidon Inc Ltd: 1994

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 005938

ISBN: 0714831565

Condition: Fine


Printed and bound in Hong Kong. With text in English. Black buckram hardboard binding, with crisp blind-stamped lettering. 11.5 x 9.75 inches. With 240 numbered pages and with many full-color plates, some full page, all on coated stock. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. An immaculate copy, and very tight, with scarcely a hint of shelf life. Almost certainly unread. No remainder marks. Lovely full-pictorial DJ, unclipped. DJ with lightest rubbing. A Fine c... View more info