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Proverbs (English and Japanese Proverbs)

By: Arimura, Naomi, with Kevin P. Dobbyn, Leo J. Meads, Stephanie Ryan, Lora Sharnoff (editors)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Asahi: 1994, 1995

Seller ID: CL004918

Condition: Near Fine


Softcover, (NF), Asahi, 1994, 1995, 541 pages, in Japanese and English, tan decorated endpapers, introductory matter by co-editors as well as Yasaburo Ikeda and Donald Keene, book is an alphabetical list of proverbs and their translations - with a large Index at back, 5-3/8 in. x 7-1/2 in., flexible black covers, gilt and stamped titles and decorations, sewn-in maroon cloth bookmark, contents clean and tight, item protected in new clear plastic sleeve, Book: Near Fine, 4918 {(s)1018LG] Please feel free to contact us with questions about our books - we are happy to provide further information! View more info

Population Redistribution and Economic Growth, United States, 1870—1950: I - Methodological Considerations and Reference Tables

By: Lee, Everett S., Ann Ratner Miller and Carol P. Brainerd, Richard A. Easterlin (Prepared Under the Direction of Simon Kuznets and Dorothy Swaine Thomas)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The American Philosophical Society: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: CL002345

Condition: Very Good+


Hardcover in dust jacket, (VG+/G+), The American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia, 1957, first edition, 759 pages, Introductions, Appendices, Lists of Text Tables, List of Reference Tables, List of Charts, illustrated in b&w with a map frontis and several charts, 9-3/8 in. x 12 in., blue cloth with gilt titles, corners and spine ends slightly bumped, price-clipped jacket shows slight bumping and wear to corners and spine ends, a few small pieces of clear tape on reverse of jacket from previous owner, jacket panels and spine slightly darkened with some blue smudging to lower portion of front... View more info

All Occasion Year Book: An Illustrated Diary With Literary Quotations

By: Lovric, Michelle (compiled by)

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Tormont, in association with Royle Publications Ltd.: 1992

Seller ID: CL004963

Condition: Very Good+


Hardcover, (VG+), Tormont (Montreal), in association with Royle Publications Ltd. (London), 1992, 27 pages, illustrated in color with with 12 full-page plates plus frontis, 4-3/4 in. x 6-7/8 in., color pictorial boards, a very little faint scuffing to boards, a little minor foxing to endpapers, otherwise contents clean and tight, item protected in new clear plastic sleeve, Book: Very Good+ {This pretty little book of days is still completely blank. It has one page per month (one line per day, including Feb. 29th!), and facing each month’s page is a reproduction of a romantic work of art wit... View more info

The Illustrated Dictionary of Hindu Iconography

By: Stutley, Margaret

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: CL004970

ISBN: 0710092946

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in dust jacket, (VG/VG), Routledge & Kegan Paul, London, 1985, First Edition, 175 pages, Introduction, section on English subjects and Sanskrit equivalents, list of Abbreviations, Bibliography, illustrated in b&w with line drawings, 7.5 in. x 10 in., red boards with gilt titles, slight bumping to lower corners and spine ends, jacket shows light bumping and wear to corners and spine ends, minor scuffing to jacket panels, dust jacket protected in new archival plastic cover, small ink check mark on front free-endpaper, otherwise contents clean and tight, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Ve... View more info

How to Decipher and Study Old Documents: Being a Guide to the Reading of Ancient Manuscripts. (The Key to the Family Deed Chest.)

By: Thoyts, E. E., with an Introduction by C. Trice Martin (Assistant Keeper of H.M. Records.)

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Elliot Stock: 1893

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: CL005001

Condition: Very Good-


Hardcover, (VG-), Elliot Stock, London, 1893, first edition, 143 pages, Introduction, Author’s Preface, List of Illustrations, 11 b&w illustrations as well as charming chapter-heads and -tails (and a lovely little colophon with an owl), 5-1/4 in. x 7-7/8 in., green cloth with gilt and black titles and decorations, corners and spine ends bumped and rubbed, mild shelf-wear, a very little faint soil to covers, spine faintly darkened and mildly cocked, minor rubbing to spine edges, internally a very few small pencil marks (easily erasable if desired), otherwise contents clean and tight, item pr... View more info