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Rome and the Barbarians, The Birth of a New World, Aillagon, Jean-Jacques (edited by) with the scientific coordination of Umberto Roberto and Yann Riviere
1 Aillagon, Jean-Jacques (edited by) with the scientific coordination of Umberto Roberto and Yann Riviere Rome and the Barbarians, The Birth of a New World
Milan / Venice Skira editore / Palazzo Grassi 2008 8861304885 / 9788861304888 First Edition Black paper boards Fine Fine 11.25" x 9.5" 
692 pages; numerous color illustrations. Notes and Bibliography; Glossary; Chronology; List of Works on Display (the exhibition) by country of origin. Published in coordination with the exhibition in Venice, Bonn and Rome. History of the First to tenth centuries through the vector of art. "The commingling of civilizations, the opening, the integration of worships and traditions, the dissemination of knowledge, mutual enrichment and even cultural diversity gives evidence to the timeless force of art whose origin is lost in the midst of time but yet continues in the most contemporary creations." Legions of individuals, institutions, cultures seen through art. An exceptional history peeling away the stereotype Barbarian. Small remainder dot on bottom edge. Otherwise clean throughout; tight binding; as new. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Dictionnaire Francaise-Arabe - 2 volumes, Belot, P. J.-B., S.J.
2 Belot, P. J.-B., S.J. Dictionnaire Francaise-Arabe - 2 volumes
Beyrouth Catholic Printing 1928 no Marbled boards - disbound Fair No Jacket 7.5" x 4.75" 
not paginated. Two volumes: Premiére Partie, A to I; Seconde Partie, K to Z. Quarter-red-leather with red marbled boards binding. The leather backstrip of both volumes is missing. The front board of volume one is not attached but present. Neverthless, the binding is tight; the pages clean and flat though toned 
Price: 20.00 USD
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North American Indian Mythology, Burland, Cottie
3 Burland, Cottie North American Indian Mythology
Feltham, Middlesex Paul Hamlyn 1968 Decorated cloth boards Very Good Good 4to 
141 pages; 24 color pages; more than 100 b&w illustrations. Eskimo to the Mound Builders of the Southeast. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Africa Adorned, Fisher, Angela
4 Fisher, Angela Africa Adorned
New York Harry N. Abrams, Inc. 1984 0810918234 / 9780810918238 Reprint Cloth Fine Fine 14" x 10" 
304 pages; 457 illustrations, including 414 color. Visited are East Africa; Equatoria: Old Africa (pockets of ancient tradition); The Savannah; The Sahara; The Maghreb; The Horn. Jewelry, dress, body decoration and hairstyle for women and men are pictured and considered for their cultural importances. 1994 reprint. Clean throughout; tight binding. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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The 1933 Chicago World's Fair: A Century of Progress, Ganz, Cheryl R.
5 Ganz, Cheryl R. The 1933 Chicago World's Fair: A Century of Progress
Urbana and Chicago University of Illinois Press 2008 0252033574 / 9780252033575 First Edition Cloth Fine Fine 4to 
206 pages; illustrations, color and b&w. Readable with a number of angles on the Fair's organizers, interest groups, stakeholders, and participants. 
Price: 26.00 USD
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A Covenanted People: The Religious Tradition and the Origins of American Constitutionalism, Lutz, Donald S. and Jack D. Warren
6 Lutz, Donald S. and Jack D. Warren A Covenanted People: The Religious Tradition and the Origins of American Constitutionalism
Providence, RI The John Carter Brown Library 1987 0916617270 / 9780916617271 First Edition Pictorial Wrapper (softcover) Very Good 11" x 8 1/2" 
88 pages; b&w illustrations throughout. Published on the 200th anniversary of the United States under the Constitution. "American citizens are grateful for the stability of our system whatever its faults. The past 200 years of world history reveals numerous examples of the evils of anarchy and tyranny, to which it must not be assumed the United States is immune." This volume "explores one major strand in the cultural background to our frame of government, namely the role of religion."Clean throughout; tight binding; nearly fine. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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Intractable Disputes About the Natural Law, Macintyre, Alasdair and Critics; Lawrence S. Cunningham (Edited by)
7 Macintyre, Alasdair and Critics; Lawrence S. Cunningham (Edited by) Intractable Disputes About the Natural Law
ntre Dame, IN University of Notre Dame Press 2009 026802300X / 9780268023003 Printed Wrapper (softcover) Fine 8vo 
374 pages. An initial essay by MacIntyre, "Intractable Moral Disagreements" followed by responses by 8 critics then a final reponse to the critics by MacIntyre. Clean throughout; tight binding. As new. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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Canoes: A Natural History in North America, Neuzil, Mark and Norman Sims; John McPhee (Foreword)
8 Neuzil, Mark and Norman Sims; John McPhee (Foreword) Canoes: A Natural History in North America
Minneapolis University of Minnesota Press 2016 0816681171 / 9780816681174 First Edition Cloth Fine Fine 8" x 10" oblong 
372 pages; numerous illustrations throughout, color and b&w. Canoes: dugouts, birch-barks, wood, wood and canvas, synthetic. The fur trade, wartime, canoe tripping, adventure, conservation, racing. Facts, figures and lots of stories about the people who worked them, enjoyed them and made them. Clean throughout; tight binding. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Mary, Through the Centuries: Her Place in the History of Culture, Pelikan, Jaroslav
9 Pelikan, Jaroslav Mary, Through the Centuries: Her Place in the History of Culture
New Haven Yale University Press 1996 0300069510 / 9780300069518 quarter-cloth and paper boards Fine Fine 8vo 
270 pages; color and b&w illustrations. Virgin Mary's place and often inspiration or adoration in the most likely and the most unlikely corners of world culture. Clean throughout. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Pacific Arcadia: Images of California, 1600-1915, Perry, Claire
10 Perry, Claire Pacific Arcadia: Images of California, 1600-1915
New York Oxford University Press 1999 0195109376 / 9780195109375 Pictorial Wrapper (softcover) Very Good 4to 
242 pages; numerous images, color and b&w. High art to popular representations: paintings, photographs, prints, illustration, posters, cartoons. "A cultural history of the idyllic vision of California." Clean throughout; tight binding. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Spanish Temper, Pritchett, V.S.
11 Pritchett, V.S. The Spanish Temper
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1955 no Second Printing quarter-cloth w/ paper boards Very Good Good 8vo 
pp. 270; i-vii. Author, a long familiarity with Spain. This: politics, economics, religion, sex, art, geography, and literature. Clean throughout; tight binding. Dustjacket with light damping stains; small closed tears at the base of the spine; price clipped 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Lithopinion 15, Swayduck, Edward; Luigi Barzini; George Gallup; [et al]
12 Swayduck, Edward; Luigi Barzini; George Gallup; [et al] Lithopinion 15
New York Local One, Amalgamated Lithographers of America 1969 no Pictorial Wrapper (softcover) Very Good Periodical 4to 
88 pages; numerous illustrations. Opening essay by Swayduck could have been written in 2010: bankers & socialism. Six essays on Italy, including one by Barzini, another by architect Gio Ponti; another "John XXIII & JFK". Robert Sherrill, A Portrait: The Military-Industrial Complex. George Gallup on politics. Ralph Gleason, Jazz:Black Art/American Art. Good reading! 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Malagasy Republic: Madagascar Today, Thompson, Virginia and Richard Adloff
13 Thompson, Virginia and Richard Adloff The Malagasy Republic: Madagascar Today
Stanford Stanford University Press 1965 First Edition Cloth Fine No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
xvi; 504 pages. With black and white photographs. A comprehensive look, including history, culture, and economic background of Madagascar. Bibliography. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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A Century of Journalism; Volumes I,II,III., Various
14 Various A Century of Journalism; Volumes I,II,III.
New York New York Post 1943 no Cloth Very Good Good 8vo 
pp. 245; 245; 248. 3 volumes: : I,"Forward March"; 2, "For Peace and War!" 3, "Panorama". Not strictly chronological. Articles include "Brooklyn Bridge Opens"; "Statue of Liberty is Unveiled"; "John Brown's Raid": "Lincoln Rises to the Presidency": "Lincoln is Assassinated"; "A Philosopher Looks at the Dodgers"; "The Boy Who Killed His Teacher"; "Invasion of Canada Ends in Fiasco (1812)". Dozens more. History wrote casual. Each volume clean throughout; pages age-toned; bindings tight. Dustjackets have chips, some material lost. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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15 Wylie, Laurence Village in the Vaucluse
Cambridge, Mass Harvard University Press 1957 no First Edition quarter-cloth Very Good No Jacket 8vo 
345 pages; b&w photo illustrations. An account of life in a French village; "human, actual, specific". Clean throughout within; two small marks on the boards; tight binding. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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A Century of Journalism; Volumes I,II,III., Various
A Century of Journalism; Volumes I,II,III.
Various
18.00 USD

Intractable Disputes About the Natural Law, Macintyre, Alasdair and Critics; Lawrence S. Cunningham (Edited by)
Intractable Disputes About the Natural Law
Macintyre, Alasdair and Critics; Lawrence S. Cunningham (Edited by)
22.00 USD

Dictionnaire Francaise-Arabe - 2 volumes, Belot, P. J.-B., S.J.
Dictionnaire Francaise-Arabe - 2 volumes
Belot, P. J.-B., S.J.
20.00 USD

Lithopinion 15, Swayduck, Edward; Luigi Barzini; George Gallup; [et al]
Lithopinion 15
Swayduck, Edward; Luigi Barzini; George Gallup; [et al]
25.00 USD

The 1933 Chicago World's Fair: A Century of Progress, Ganz, Cheryl R.
The 1933 Chicago World's Fair: A Century of Progress
Ganz, Cheryl R.
26.00 USD

Mary, Through the Centuries: Her Place in the History of Culture, Pelikan, Jaroslav
Mary, Through the Centuries: Her Place in the History of Culture
Pelikan, Jaroslav
25.00 USD

Pacific Arcadia: Images of California, 1600-1915, Perry, Claire
Pacific Arcadia: Images of California, 1600-1915
Perry, Claire
15.00 USD

North American Indian Mythology, Burland, Cottie
North American Indian Mythology
Burland, Cottie
10.00 USD

 
 


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