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Blumen der Alpen (Die Blauen Bücher)

By: Joseph Weisz; Friedrich Markgraf

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Karl Robert Langewiesche: 1957

Seller ID: 19120920-217

Condition: Good


Mild page tanning and sporadic foxing, else internally in very good condition; cover a little marked and edgeworn, wrappertanned, marked and worn. View more info

Piraten auf der Schwatzinsel

By: Jörn-Peter Dirx

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Arena: 1994

Seller ID: 96492-84

ISBN: 3401045350

Condition: Fine


In as new condition. German text. View more info

Small Bulgarian-French Dictionary

By: K H Goranova

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Paris, Libraire Garnier Frères: 0

Seller ID: 16052001-48

Condition: Fair


Cloth-covered paper covers shelfworn and rubbed with fading to spine, owner's name inside front cover; pages tanned else textblock is in good condition. Undated, but predates 1947 (when Bulgarian letter yat was removed from the alphabet), probably by quite a bit. View more info

al- Hadathah wa-al-tarikh : hiwar naqdi ma'a ba'd as'ilat al-fikr al-'Arabi

By: Kamal 'Abd al-Latif

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Afriqiya al-Sharq: 1999

Seller ID: 920102-12

ISBN: 9981251364

Condition: Very Good


Text in Arabic. Pages a little tanned, else minimal signs of use. 167pp. View more info

Gamle kinesiske motiver: Porcelænsmaling III

By: Karen Zakarias

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Host & Sons: 1965

Seller ID: 915018-153

Condition: Good


[Danish text] Card covers have some light edgewear, internally a very good, sound, tight copy. View more info

Schweiz nebst den angrenzenden teilen von Oberitalien, Savoyen und Tirol: handbuch fur reidende.

By: Karl Baedeker

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Baedeker: 1905

Seller ID: 91567-47

Condition: Fair


Limp red leatherette, rear cover hinge loose (but not detached), other wear to cover; internally tight, but several of the fold-out maps & panoramas are frayed at the edges. A reasonable copy. Text in German. View more info

Alte Tier Fabeln. Mit Steinzeichnungen von Aug. Gaul. (Alte Tierfabeln aus Karl Wilhelm Ramlers Fabellese, Leipzig 1783)

By: Karl Wilhelm Ramler

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Berlin, Paul Cassirer: 1920

Seller ID: 15111102-133

Condition: Fair


Cover has some shelfwear, short split at head of spine, and is unevenly tanned/faded; two owners' bookplates on front pastedown, pages very lightly tanned else internally in very good condition. Rather fragile dustwrapper with some loss and almost parting into two pieces. German text. View more info

Sure to break origami 2

By: Kazuo Kobayashi

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Hikarinokuni: 1989

Seller ID: 14120206-103

ISBN: 4564203118

Condition: Very Good


Book cover very slightly shelfworn, still in very good condition. Heavily illustrated with diagrams, text in Japanese, some paper and a card laid in. The title variously translates into English as 'Sure to Break Origami', 'Origami to Break Always' or 'Origami You Always Break', which isn't very reassuring. A Japanese webpage for this says (in Japanese): 'Even if there is no tool, on the train also, if they have a piece of paper, with your power, dream of the world will spread. Now, let's begin to fold your dream hand origami' & also: 'And folding point of, if you found tips that fold into beau... View more info

Sure to break origami 1

By: Kazuo Kobayashi

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Hikarinokuni: 1989

Seller ID: 14120205-75

ISBN: 456420310X

Condition: Very Good


Book cover very slightly shelfworn, still in very good condition. Heavily illustrated with diagrams, text in Japanese. Title variously translates into English as 'Sure to Break Origami', 'Origami to Break Always' or 'Origami You Always Break', which isn't very reassuring.A Japanese webpage for this says (in Japanese) 'Airplane, pointed hat, patter bird, organ, chairs, balloon . these things, let's folded in origami. The first time people also easily break with 'mountain fold boy', 'valley boy', 'Hirakinbo boy'.' Google Translate still not very good at Japanese to English, it would seem. View more info

Güney-Bati Anadolu Agizlari: Ses Bilgisi (Fonetik). Ankara Üniversitesi dil ve Tarih-Cografya. Fakültesi Yayimlari : 114. Türk Dili ve Edebiyati Serisi : II

By: Korkmaz, Zeynep

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Ankara Üniversitesi: 1956

Seller ID: 920171-82

Condition: Fair


Turkish text. Paper covers - front is disattached, all are browned & old price written on rear; owner's name on front endpaper, pages tanned, else internally a good, tight copy. View more info

Auktion 113. Picasso Graphik und illustrierte Bücher Sammlung Oscar Stern

By: Kornfeld und Klipstein

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Kornfeld und Klipstein: 1964

Seller ID: 14121803-112

Condition: Fair


Cover has some damage to head of spine and small area of front cover, internally a good copy. German text. View more info

Die Mannsbilder Im Spiegel Der Karikatur: Eine Kultur- und Sittengeschichte Des 19. Jahrhunderts [GERMAN TEXT]

By: Kristiane Muller; Eberhard Urban

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Edition Aktuell: 1987

Seller ID: 93196-131

Condition: Very Good


Text in German. Apart from a bump which has damaged the top of the back cover, a near fine copy. 288pp of nineteenth century political cartoons & caricatures. No wrapper. View more info

Poitiers, Ville De Tous Des Ages, Guide Pratique et Touristique

By: l'Agence de Publicité Clodejac

Price: £5.00

Publisher: l'Agence de Publicité Clodejac: 0

Seller ID: 921788-154

Condition: Good


Paper cover little tanned with a small crease to one corner of back cover; a clean, sound copy, internally very good. Undated. 20pp+map. View more info

Der Traktat des Laurentius de Somercote Kanonikus von Chichester über die Vornahme von Bischofswahlen: Entstanden im Jahre 1254 herausgegeben und erläutert von Alfred von Wretschko

By: Laurence of Somercotes; Alfred von Wretschko

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Weimar, Hermann Böhlaus Nachfolger: 1907

Seller ID: 16111514-65

Condition: Good


Originally a pamphlet, this has been professionally rebound; some tanning to pages, library label on front pastedown, cover unevenly faded else in very good condition. Editorial matter in German, text of original document in Latin. View more info

Les Deux Batailles de la Marne, 5-11 Septembre 1914, 15-18 Juillet 1918 (Collection de Memoires, Études et Documents pour server a L'Histoire de la Guerre Mondiale) [French text]

By: Le Marèchal Joffre; L'ex-Kronprinz Guillaume; Le Marèchal Foch; Le Général Ludendorff

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Payot: 1928

Seller ID: 911290-104

Condition: Good


French text. Red cover with minimal signs of wear, though uneven fading to front & back, spine faded; pages browned, else a clean, tight copy. No wrapper. 187pp, 6 maps. View more info

L'Homme Blanc: Souvenirs d'un Pierrot

By: Le Mime Séverin (Cafferra); Gustave Fréjaville

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Paris, Les petits-fils de Plon et Nourrit: 1929

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 16100907-64

Condition: Fair


Pages rather tanned with rough-cut edges, textblock firm and tight; cover a little rubbed and grubby with some corner bumping. No wrapper. View more info

L'Argentier du Roi ou le Pardon de l'Esclave

By: Le Vicomte R de Maricourt

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Casterman: 0

Seller ID: 914806-113

Condition: Good


Red cloth with gilt titles & decoration; some rubbing & bumping to covers, pages tanned; all edges gilt; a sound, tight copy. No wrapper. View more info

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Pyssel och pynt. Pynt från förr och nu som stora och små kan göra själva till årtes alla högtider

By: Lena Nessle

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Uppsala, Ica Bokförlag: 1965

Seller ID: 19103004-201

Condition: Good


Some light rubbing to cover and a mild corner bump, pages very slightly tanned. Swedish language. View more info

Family Happiness Part I (Bondar's Russian Readers) Second edition (new orthography)

By: Leo Tolstoy

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons: 1945

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 14121009-63

Condition: Fair


Cover rather faded and worn, pages tanned and (mainly pencil) annotations, textblock sound. Russian text. View more info

Les Phares (Bibliothèque des Merveilles)

By: Léon Renard

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Librairies de L. Hachette: 1867

Seller ID: 919513-103

Condition: Fair


Text in French. Presentation copy in leather binding with Edinburgh Institution crest on front board, which is disattached; rubbing to edges & in particular corners; wear & marking to cover; marbled page edges & endpapers, certificate on front pastedown; textblock is good & tight, lightly tanned with sporadic spotting. No wrapper. View more info