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A PLEA For The Dumb Creation, Being Selections From The British Workman, &c.
Philadelphia: The Pennsylvania Society For The Prevention Of Cruelty To Animals, 1869..
12mo. pp. 93. frontis. 1 text illus. original cloth (bit discoloured).
$77 USD                          Book Number: GPLA PLE76                         Order / Enquire

DIE Olympischen Spiele 1936 In Berlin Und Garmisch-Partenkirchen. Band 1 Die Olympischen Winterspiele Vorschau Auf Berlin & Band 2 Die XI. Olympischen Spiele in Berlin 1936 (2 Volumes).
Altona-Bahrenfeld: Cigaretten-Bildersienst, 1936..
folio. 127, [1]; 165, [3]. German text. profusely illus. in b/w, some color. includes a foldout map. cloth (spines sunned, previous owner's signature, bit shaken).
$599 USD                          Book Number: stela1056                         Order / Enquire

DIE Olympischen Spiele in Los Angeles 1932 Diese Chronik Der X Olympischen Spuele Zu Los Angeles Im Jahre 1932.
Altona-Bahrenfeld: Reemtsma Cigarettenfabriken, 1932..
folio. pp. 142, [2]. German text. profusely illus. in colour & b/w. depicting the 1932 Summer and Winter Olympic Games in Los Angeles and Lake Placid. Includes folding chromolithographed chart. Original cloth (bit soiled, bit frayed in lower right hand corner).
$400 USD                          Book Number: stela1055                         Order / Enquire

Jaded Amulets Historical notes with coloured illustrations and interpretations of the most characteristic forms.
London: Liberty & Co. Ltd, [nd]..
12mo. pp. 33. tipped-in illus. (most colour). wrs. (worn with several tears, chips & interior pages soiled).
$125 USD                          Book Number: aly236                         Order / Enquire

THE ILLUSTRATED EXHIBITOR, A Tribute To The World's Industrial Jubilee; Comprising Sketches, By Pen And Pencil, Of The Principal Objects In The Great Exhibition of the Industry of all Nations, 1851.
London: John Cassell, [1851]..
8vo. pp. xliv, 556. 10 folding wood-engraved plates (incl. frontis.) & numerous wood-engraved text illus. original blind & gilt-stamped cloth, recased (spine ends repaired but worn, short splits in front joint). First Collected Edition.
$500 USD                          Book Number: elala1316                         Order / Enquire

(ARMFELT, [Gustaf Mauritz], Baron D' [1757-1814]).
PIÈCES Authentiques Relatives À La Détention Du Baron D'Armfelt, Demandé À La Cour De Naples.
London: Printed For Richard White, 1794..
8vo. pp. 1 p.l., iii, [3], 32. disbound.
$150 USD                          Book Number: elala2364                         Order / Enquire

Abbot's Catalog No. 20 Abbotcadabra! Welcome to the World of Magic...
Colon, MI: [1972]..
4to. pp. 457. illus. wrs. (soiled, edges chipped). related matter laid in.
$75 USD                          Book Number: dola418                         Order / Enquire

ALBERT, Ditmar.
Hotel Bayerischer Hof Munchen Die Ersten 150 Jahre.
[Munich: Bayerischer Hof, 1991]..
8vo. pp. 118. numerous illus. (some colour). text in German. cloth. First Edition.
$100 USD                          Book Number: aly171                         Order / Enquire

ALCÁNTARA, Orden Y Cavallería.
Difiniciones De La Orden Y Cavallería De Alcántara Con La Historia Y Origen Della.
[Colophon on Aaa8r:] Madrid: Diego Díaz De La Carrera, 1663..
folio. pp. 566. engraved title & full-page engraving on T2, both by Pedro de Villafranca. engraved arms of the order on A1. woodcut ornaments & initials. contemporary vellum (several old repairs, ties wanting, some scattered foxing & browning). Second Edition (first: 1609). [BOUND WITH, apparently as issued:] CALDERON DE ROBLES, Juan. Privilegia Selectiora Militiae Sancti Iuliani de Pereiro (hodie de Alcántara) Cisterciensis Ordinis, à Summis Pontificibus hactenus concessa. folio. pp. 236. engraved arms of the order on title. woodcut initials. (some foxing). Madrid: Diego Díaz De La Carrera, 1662. First Edition. A history of the Knights of Alcántara, one of the three most ancient orders of Spain, all of which were originally founded as military religious orders to fight against the Moors. They were instituted about 1156 by Don Sanchez and Don Gomez de Barrientos, and confirmed as a religious order of knighthood under Benedictine rule by Pope Alexander III in 1177. Until about 1213 they were known as the Knights of St. Julian de Pereiro, changing their name when entrusted with the defence of the city of Alcántara in the territory of Estremadura. For some time they were subject in some degree to the grand master of the kindred order of Calatrava. The influence and wealth of the order gradually increased until the Knights were almost as powerful as the sovereign. In 1495, the grand mastership of Alcántara was invested in the Catholic King, Ferdinand of Aragon; this arrangement was ratified by Pope Alexander VI, and, in 1523, declared permanent by Adrian VI. Bound herewith is a collection of the various papal privileges granted to the order. The Knights of Alcántara ceased to exist as a spiritual body in 1835. Goldsmith, BM STC Spanish Books, A102-103. Palau 69844 & 40229.
$1998 USD                          Book Number: elala2353                         Order / Enquire

Almanacco Del Piacere Per L'Anno 1794.
Florence: Giovacchino Pagani, [1793]..
101 x 61 mm. 15 engraved plates showing costume & hats (incl. frontis., 13 hand-coloured). 2 plates of music. original bds. (spine ends chipped, some light foxing & faint marginal stains).
$300 USD                          Book Number: elala5549                         Order / Enquire

ANTHONY, Gordon.
Russian Ballet: camera studies by Gordon Anthony With an Introduction by Arnold Haskell.
London: Geoffrey Bles, [1939]..
folio. [ff. 16]. 96 tipped-in photographic plates of Russian ballet stars. original white cloth spine, blue cloth covers, deckle edges. First Edition.
$350 USD                          Book Number: dola884                         Order / Enquire

THE ANTI-JACOBIN REVIEW AND MAGAZINE, Or, Monthly Political and Literary Censor, From May To August (Inclusive) - 1803 - With An Appendix, Containing An Ample Review Of Foreign Literature. Volume XV.
London: J.Whittle..., 1803..
8vo. pp. 1 p.l., 542. contemporary half calf (some light wear). armorial bookplate of John Lloyd Wynne (1776-1862) of Coed-Coch. Including reviews of R.C. Dallas's The History of the Maroons, from their Origin to the Establishment of their Chief Tribe at Sierra Leone (1803), Abdollatiph's History of Egypt (1800), Fellowes's A Narrative of the Loss of His Majesty's Packet the Lady Hobart off Newfoundland (1803), &c.
$150 USD                          Book Number: elala5114                         Order / Enquire

Inscriptions Funéraires Et Monumentales De La Province D'Anvers. Arrondissement D'Anvers. Deuxième Volume. Anvers. - Églises Paroissiales. 1e Partie.
Antwerp: J.E.Buschmann, 1863..
4to. pp. clxii, 518. with half-title. Flemish & French titles & text. numerous text illus. (coats of arms, &c.). 19th century half roan (worn but solid).
$250 USD                          Book Number: elala2359                         Order / Enquire

ARENDT, Léon & Alfred DE RIDDER.
Législation Héraldique de la Belgique 1595-1895. Jurisprudence de Conseil Héraldique 1844-1895.
Brussels: Société Belge De Librairie, 1896..
8vo. pp. vii, [1]errata, 462. with half-title. modern quarter roan. First Edition.
$150 USD                          Book Number: elala2360                         Order / Enquire

ARMSTRONG, Archi[bald] [d. 1672].
Archie Armstrong's Banquet Of Jests Reprinted from the Original Edition Together With Archy's Dream Printed in the yeare 1641.
Edinburgh: William Paterson, 1872..
8vo. pp. xxix, [vii]-xii, [2], 383, [1]. title in red within ornamental border. frontis. portrait. decorative ornaments & initials. each page of text within red ruled borders. A fine copy, bound by Andrew Grieve of Edinburgh in full morocco, spine richly gilt, covers with decorative gilt corner ornaments, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Limited to 252 copies, including 25 on Whatman paper but this copy on Whatman unnumbered. Armstrong was official jester at the courts of James I and Charles I.
$500 USD                          Book Number: elala3509                         Order / Enquire

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