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41 Albertini, Eugène L'Afrique romaine: notes prises aux conférences faites / par M. Albertini, ...au Cours d'instruction préparatoire au Service des Affaires indigènes d'Algérie-Tunisie
Alger Emile Pfister 1927 Second Edition Soft Cover Good 24 cm tall 
Text in French. 63 p. At head of title: Gouvernement général de l'Algérie, Direction de l'agriculture, du commerce et de la colonisation. The wrappers show significant wear with creasing and curling at the corners. Also age toning around the edges of the wrappers. Foldout map is present. Text is unmarked by underlining or notations. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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42 Ali Basha Mubarak Khitat al-tawfiqiyah al-jadidah li-Misr al-Qahirah wa-muduniha wa biladiha al-qadimah wa-al-shahirah. al-Juz' 8. Min Aba ila Ila
[Cairo] al-Hayah al-Misriyah al-'Ammah lil-Kitab 1990 9770125091 / 9789770125090 Later Edition Soft Cover Very Good 29 cm tall 
Text in Arabic. 340 p. Volume 8 only. Light wear to the edges of the wrappers. Text is unmarked by underlining or notations. Ali Pasha Mubarak (1823- 1893 CE) was an Egyptian public works and education minister during the second half of the nineteenth century. He is often considered one of the most influential and talented of Egypt's 19th century reformers. His most famous work is titled al-Khitat al-Tawfiqiyya al-Jadida (Tawfiq's New Plans, referring to Egypt's ruler at the time), which provides a detailed, street-by-street description of Egypt's major cities and villages.[Wikipedia] 
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43 Âli, Mustafa bin Ahmet; Isen, Mustafa Künhü'l-ahbâr'in tezkire kismi
Ankara Atatürk Kültür Merkez 1994 9751606802 / 9789751606808 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good 24 cm tall 
Text in romanized Ottoman Turkish; introduction and notes in Turkish. 396 p. Includes bibliographical references (p. 65-69). At head of title: Atatürk Kültür, Dil ve Tarih Yüksek Kurumu. Rubbing and some edge wear to the wrappers. 
Price: 38.00 USD
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44 Allen, James T. The orchestra-terrace of the Aeschylean theater
Berkeley, California University of California Press 1922 Reprint Soft Cover Good 25 cm tall 
Offprint from University of California Publications in Classical Philology, Vol. 7, No. 2, pp. 121-128. Three figures in the text. Text is unmarked by underlining or notations. Some age toning around the edge of the wrappers and chipping at the corners. 
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45 Alptekin, Isa Yusuf Memorandum concerning Great Turkistan: which we offer to the governments and heads of states of all Muslem and peace loving countries about the resolution passed, but not put into practice by the Muslem Conferences = Büyük Türkistan hakkinda: muhtelif...
NP n.p. 1967 First Edition Soft Cover Good 24 cm tall 
Text in English, Turkish, and Arabic. 27, 15 p. Some smudges along the spine. Duplicate title page on each side of the wrappers. A staple on the rear wrapper. In the Arabic section there is a fold-out map. Text is unmarked by underlining or notations. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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46 Amaral, Eloy do; Martha, M. Cardoso Eca de Queiroz "In Memoriam"
Coimbra Atlantida 1947 Second Edition Soft Cover Very Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Text in Portuguese. pp. vii, 521. Text is unmarked. José Maria Eça de Queiroz (1845 - 1900) is generally considered to be one of the greatest Portuguese novelists, and one of the great figures of 19th century European fiction. He was in the foreign service and lived in England and France. He is considered the founder of the Portuguese Realist-Naturalist school of writing 
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47 Anno, Mitsumasa Ehon heike monogatari
Tokyo Kodansha 2006 4062133644 / 9784062133647 Later Edition Soft Cover NF NF 25 cm tall Anno, Mitsumasa 
Text in Japanese. 170 p. Numerous illustrations in color by Mitsumasa Anno. Text is clean, tight and unmarked by underlining or notations. The Tale of the Heike is an epic account of the struggle between the Taira and Minamoto clans for control of Japan at the end of the 12th century in the Genpei War (1180 - 1185). Mitsumasa Anno is a Japanese illustrator and writer of children's books, known best for picture books with few or no words. 
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48 Antunez, Francisco La Representacion De Los Entremeses Cervantinos En La Ciudad De Guanajuato
Impreso Por El Autor 1953 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good 17 cm tall 
Text in Spanish. 25 p. Several leaves unopened. Age toning to the leaves. A light bit of soling to the wrappers. 
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49 Arber, Edward The term catalogues, 1668-1709 A.D. : with a number for Easter term, 1711 A.D. : a contemporary bibliography of English literature in the reigns of Charles II, James II, William and Mary, and Anne [3 volumes]/ edited from the very rare quarterly lists of
London Professor Edward Arber 1903 First Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket 29 cm tall 
xvi, 576; x, 664; x, 742 p. Published in 1903/1905/1906. Three volumes (complete). In each volume there is bumping to the corners, Wear to the top and bottom of the spines, and some chipping to the spine. Text is unmarked by underlining or notations. Verso of the title page:"Of this volume two thousand one hundred copies have been printed: the large paper edition in royal quarto. One hundred copies, numbered A.1 to A.100 ... The small paper edition in demy quarto. Two thousand copies, numbered B.1 to B.2,000." This copy is not numbered. A Term Catalogue, German Messkatalog, is a serial publication compiled to inform customers--most importantly book traders from other cities--of the book production as available on the book fairs. The first such catalogue was issued by Georg Willer in Augsburg in 1564. Several projects followed the model including the series of English Term Catalogues issued by John Starkey and Robert Clavell under the title Mercurius Librarius, or, a catalogue of books from 1668 to 1711. "Term" referred to the dates of the fairs that would be held as platforms of the trade.The project of an independent conclusive English catalogue began in 1668 with Starkey's catalogues soon co-edited and then taken over by Robert Clavell. Clavell died on 8 August 1711. His death seems to have terminated the series. The publication had already become unstable in 1708 and 1709. A new catalogue appeared in 1711 under Clavell's mentorship after a gap of more than a year but it remained without a successor.[Wikipedia] This is a very large and heavy 3 volume set. 
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50 Arndt, Paul Arbeiterschaft und Handelspolitik
München Dunker & Humblot 1925 Reprint Soft Cover Good Offprint 22 cm tall 
Text in German (Fraktur.) pp. 376- 403. Offprint from Schriften des Vereins für Sozialpolitik, Bd. 1, 1925. Cover is torn with approximately 10% missing. Some chips on rear wrapper. Text is unmarked by underlining or notations. Age toning to the leaves. 
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51 Arseven, Celâl Esad Türk Sanati
Istanbul Aksam Matbaasi 1928 First Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket 29 cm tall 
Text in Turkish (mostly in Ottoman turkish alphabet). 229 p. plus illustrations. Binding is very worn and hinges are loose (front is almost separated). Text shows age toning. Text is unmarked by underlining or notations. Celal Esat Arseven (1876 - 1971) was a Turkish painter, writer and deputy. In his various publications in the field of art history, he pioneered a unique "Turkish art" and pioneered the acceptance of the Turkish art concept.[Wikipedia] 
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52 Ashtiyani, Jalal al-Din Mudiriyat nah hukumat
[Tehran?] Shemi Intisher 1986 Second Edition Soft Cover Good 24 cm tall 
Text in Persian. Two volumes in one. pp. 416. At head of title page: Idahal-i bashar; tajziyah va tahlil-i afkar. Portion of the bibliography in English. Wrappers are very worn. Leaves show age-toning. A few scattered marks in the margins of the text. 
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53 Azdi, Ali- ibn Zafir; Sallam, Muhammad Zaghlul; Juwayni, Mustafa al-Sawi Gharaib al-tanbihat als ajaib al-tahbihat,li-Ali ibn Zahir al-Azdi al Misri
Misr [Egypt] Dar al-Maarif 1971 Soft Cover Good 26 cm tall 
Text in Arabic. Cover title also in romanized Arabic. pp. 34, 218. Text is unmarked by underlining or notations. Series: Dhakhair Al-Arab 45. 
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54 Bacher, Wilhelm R. Avraham Ibn 'Ezra ha-medakdek / turgam mi-Germanit 'al yede A.Z. Rabinovits
Tel-Aviv s.n. 1931 First Thus Hard Cover Good No Jacket 23 cm tall 
Text in Hebrew. 149 p. Some age toning to the endpapers. Stiff paper boards show some light age toning around the edges. Previous owner's name written on ffep. Text is unmarked by underlining or notations. Abraham ben Meir Ibn Ezra (1089 - c.1167) was one of the most distinguished Jewish biblical commentators and philosophers of the Middle Ages. Wilhelm Bacher (1850 - 1913) was a Jewish Hungarian scholar, rabbi, Orientalist and linguist, born in Liptó-Szent-Miklós, Hungary to the Hebrew writer Simon Bacher. Wilhelm was himself a prolific writer, authoring or co-authoring approximately 750 works. He was a contributor to many encyclopedias, and was a major contributor to the landmark Jewish Encyclopedia throughout all its 12 volumes. Although almost all of Bacher's works were written in German or Hungarian, at the urging of Hayyim Nahman Bialik many were subsequently translated into Hebrew by Alexander Siskind Rabinovitz.[Wikipedia] 
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55 Baini, Giuseppe; Kandler, Franz Sales; LinkKiesewetter, R. G. Ueber das Leben und die Werke des G. Pierluigi da Palestrina. Nach den Memorie storico-critiche des Abbate G. Baini verfasst u. mit historisch-kritischen Zusätzen begleitet von F.S. Kandler Hrsg. mit einem Vorworte und mit Anmerkungen von R.G. Kiesewetter
Leipzig Breitkopf und Härtel 1834 First Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket 23 cm tall 
Text in German. Originally a softcover that has been rebound. xxiv, 244 p. 8 page register is bound in between p. xvi - [xvii]. Some scattered spots of foxing. Wear to the binding with spots of soiliing and bumping to the corners. A very few marks in the margin. Giovanni Pietro Aloisio Sante da Palestrina (15?? - 1594) war ein italienischer Komponist und Erneuerer der Kirchenmusik. Palestrinas zahlreiche Werke, mit Ausnahme zweier Madrigal-Bücher sämtlich für die Kirche geschrieben, erschienen zu seinen Lebzeiten nur teilweise im Druck und dem damaligen Gebrauch gemäß nur in Stimmenausgaben.[GermanWikipedia] 
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56 Balmas, E. De Gide à Salacrou : neuf personnages
[Milan] [Institut des Hautes Études d'Interprétariat] 1955 First Edition Soft Cover Good 25 cm tall 
Text in French. 155 p. No publisher or date of publication listed, but the introduction is dated 1955 and the introduction indicates it was published in Milan at Institut des Hautes Études d'Interprétariat. The author and the title have been hand written on the spine. Some age toning around the edges of the leaves and wrappers. There are scattered notations and some underlining. Enea Balmas ( 1924 - 1994 ) was a teacher , philologist , literary critic and in 1967 he founded the magazine "Studies of French literature."[Wikipedia] 
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57 Bar Droma, Chaim ha-Negev : geografyah meforetet shel ha-Negev ve-Sinai mi-Be'er Sheva' 'ad te'alat Sues veha-Yam ha-Adom
Jerusalem s.n. 1935 First Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket 23 cm tall 
Text in Hebrew. xvi, 641 p. Includes several illustrations and foldout maps. Scattered foxing with most on the edges. Hinges a bit loose. Text is unmarked by underlining or notations. Binding has wear with most to top and bottom of the spine. 
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58 Barcena, Mariano Viaje a la caverna de Cacahuamilpa : datos para la geolgia y la florade los estados de Morelos y Guerrero
Mexico Imprenta del Gobierno, en Palacio 1874 First Edition Soft Cover Good Ex-Library 23 cm tall 
pp. 31. Two folded plates. There is some light dampstaining to the leaves in the upper and outer margin (no impact to text). Folded plates have captions: "Croquis del perfil longitudinal y corte geolo`gico del Camino de Mexico a la Caverna de Cachuamilpa" and "Convolvulacea. Especie nueva, Exogonium Olivae (Barcena)". Both signed: "Lit .de Iriarte, Mexico". First plate hand-colored, second plate chromo-lithographed. Reinforcing tape along spine. Small three hole perforation on spine edge (this might have been a library book, but there are no obvious library markings.) There is a brief inscription on the reverse of the title page. It is in Spanish, dated May 1874 and signed Jesus Diaz. Mariano de la Bárcena (1842 - 1899) was a Mexican engineer, botanist, politician, and interim Governor of Jalisco. He was from Ameca, Jalisco. The Grutas de Cacahuamilpa National Park in Guerrero, Mexico, is best known for the Grutas de Cacahuamilpa Caverns, which are one of the largest cave systems in the world.[Wikipedia] 
Price: 275.00 USD
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59 Barnhisel, Greg; le Roux, Beth; Rose, Jonathan (eds.) Book History, Volume 19, 2016
Baltimore Johns Hopkins University Press 2016 First Edition Hard Cover NF No Jacket as Issued 24 cm tall 
vi, 434 p. Text is clean, tight and unmarked by underlining or notations. Contains 13 essays. 
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60 Barnhisel, Greg; le Roux, Beth; Rose, Jonathan (eds.) Book History, Volume 20, 2017
Baltimore Johns Hopkins University Press 2016 First Edition Hard Cover NF No Jacket as Issued 24 cm tall 
vi, 474 p. Text is clean, tight and unmarked by underlining or notations. Contains 17 essays. 
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