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PURCELL, THEOBALD ANDREW
Our Neighbourhood or sketches in the Suburbs of Yedo
Yokohama, n.p., 1874. 20,5 cm, Three quarter leather binding. 124 pp. Black & White images. Conditie: Fair, Missing its frontispiece and titlepage. With 23 (of 24 originally, because of the missing frontispiece, but with an extra plate from elsewhere) plates. Folding map of Japan in the back. Leather on spine and corners, marbled boards. Leather title shield (with some loss) with gilt letters. Some small holes because of bookworms, towards the end more pronounced, with some loss of letters (especially the last few leaves with text). A few tissue-guards missing. Some corners with small folds. . Contents: Our Neighbourhood........... 1 The Sake Shop .............. 9 The Stone Mason ............ 17 The Barber ................. 22 The Blind Boy .............. 32 The Barber's Tale........... 36 The Tapster's Story ........ 43 The Kamikudsuhiroi or Picker-up of Paper-scraps... 48 Ujigami no Matsuri.......... 53 Nagare Kanjo................ 69 The Sparrow Catcher ........ 62 The Doctor.................. 65 The Fortune-Teller ......... 74 The Story-Teller ........... 88 By the River................ 94 Kichibei, the Cakeman ...... 97 A Flute Player ............ 100 Concerning Ants ........... 103 The Bells ................. 104 The Old Gate............... 114 The Graveyard.............. 119 List of plates present (sometimes the description beneath the plates (which I used) is somewhat different from the one used in the list of plates at the back: 2. Old Street.............. 2 3. Old Street ............. 6 4. Funeral ................ 8 5. Sake Shop............... 10 6. The Mojiyaki............ 25 7. The Amoya............... 26 8. The Barber... .......... 28 9. Bewitched by a Fox.. ... 30 10. The Blind Boy ......... 32 11. The Kamikudsuhiroi .... 48 12. The Mikoshi ........... 54 13. The Dashi.............. 58 14. Nagare Kanjo........... 60 15. The Sparrow Catcher.... 62 16. The Doctor.......... .. 66 17. The Fortune-Teller..... 74 18. The Story-Teller....... 88 19. Kichibei............... 97 20. A Flute Player......... 100 21. An Ant Charm.. ........ 104 22. The Bells.............. 108 23. A Gateway ............. 114 24. The Graveyard.......... 120. Interesting book about Japan with condition issues as described, still a rare and desirable copy..
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Book number: 5966
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RABOISSON, ANTOINE
En Orient. Recits et notes d un voyage en Palestine et en Syrie par l Egypte et le Sinai
Paris, Librairie Catholique de l Oeuvre de Saint-Paul, 1886. Hardcover. Black & White images. Conditie: Good, Modern red leather bindings. Leather gilt, edges pages gilt. In slipcase. Set of 2 volumes with maps and plates Binding and contents good.. Signed and with dedication by the author to Pere Lapidi: Au Reverendissime Pere Lepidi O.P. Maitre du Sacre Palais Apostolique Hommage de profond respect et de religieuse et filiale affection. Rare, especially signed by the author. Beautiful set with lots of plates. About a voyage through Egypt, Palestine and Syria.
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Book number: 7237
€  2500.00 [Appr.: US$ 2974.69 | £UK 2170.25 | JP• 326272]

 
REAUMUR, R.A.F.
Konst om tamme-vogelen van allerhande soort in alle jaartijden uittebroeijen en optebrengen, zo door t middel van mest als van t gewoone vuur. Verrykt met verscheide kunstplaaten. Door den Heer de Reaumur
s-Gravenhage, Pieter de Hondt, 1751. Paperback. XVI, 384, IV, 408 pp. Engravings. Conditie: Good, Books complete with 15 folding engravings. Some additional smaller engravings as headings of chapters. Two volumes. With old marbled covers. Covers with some wear, contents good. Plates can be found after page 86 (5 plates), 146, 238, 348 and 384 in Volume one and after pages 118 (5 plates) and 384 in volume two.
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Book number: 4960
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REGNIER, HENRI DE
Binding - La Pecheresse
Paris, Editions du Charme, 1941. 20 cm, Hardcover. 234 pp. Color Illustrations. Conditie: Very good, Bound in Quarter leather binding with original cover bound in. Gilt on spine. Marbled end papers Printed in a limited edition, this is number 163, one of 150 books printed on pur chiffon Johanot with two sets of illustrations in colour and black and white which are used in the books reproduced again and added at the end of the book without the text. Rare, total edition was 3180 books (30/150/3000), copies of the run of 3000 are easy to acquire, however this variant is very hard to find.
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Book number: 9465
€  300.00 [Appr.: US$ 356.96 | £UK 260.5 | JP• 39153]

 
REGNIER, HENRI DE
La Pecheresse
1930, Henri Cyral, 1930. 20,5 cm, Hardcover. 344 pp. Color Illustrations. Conditie: Very good, Bound in half marocco binding with original covers bound in. Beautiful binding especially made for this book with a detailed illustration of a ship on the spine, inlaid in leather. Top edge of pages gilt. Illustrated with illustrations in color by Daniel-Girard. Printed in a limited edition of 1021 books. This is number 342 of 965 printed of velin de Rives.
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Book number: 9449
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O'REILLY, PATRICK
La Nouvelle Calédonie au temps des cartes postales
Paris, Soci?t? des Ocťanistes Mussťe de l'Homme, 1973. Paperback. 153 pp. Black & White images. Conditie: Good, Some wear to covers, a few folds to back cover. Short introduction followed with illustrations of postcards with decription. Postcards depict natives, ships, trains and one with a guillotine. Nouvelle Caledonie is located in the Pacific.
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Book number: 7043
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RENARD, JULES; TOULOUSE-LAUTREC, H. DE (ILL.)
Histoires naturelles
Paris, librairie Floury, 1949. 32 cm, Leather binding. Black & White images. Conditie: Very good, Printed in a limited edition of 1350 copies, this being number 1257 printed on velin. A little wear to the spine, spine als a bit faded, binding otherwise in very good condition. Contents also very good.. Beautiful leather binding decorated with inlaid black leather showing all kinds of animals. Turn-ins leather with inlaid green leather and decorations in goldleaf. Pastedowns and flyleaves marbled paper. Top edge op pages gilt. Original covers bound in. Four raised bands on spine. Gilt letters on spine. In slipcase with marbled paper and leather trim. Illustrations by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. Belle reliure. More photo's available upon requst.
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Book number: 10512
€  900.00 [Appr.: US$ 1070.89 | £UK 781.25 | JP• 117458]

 
RIVERS, W.H.R.
Essays on the Depopulation of Melanesia
Cambridge, at the University Press, 1922. Hardcover (cloth). xviii+116 pp. No images. Conditie: Fair, Wear to binding, linnen at the top of the spine slightly split (about a cm). With old receipt (book sold in 1998 for 50.85 pounds including shipping). Rare book with chapters about the New Hebrides, Solomon Islands, Santa Cruz.
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Book number: 7103
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ROBERTSON, WILLIAM
The History of the Reign of the Emperor Charles V with a view of the progress of society in Europe, from the subversion of the Roman Empire, to the beginning of the sixteenth century. In three volumes
London, Printed by W. and W. Strahan, for W. Strahan, T. Cadell, in the Strand: and J. Balfour at Edinburgh, 1769. Leather binding. xv+394+(11), 479, 456+(39) pp. No images. Conditie: Good, Three volumes bound in leather. First and second volume missing shield on spines indicating the volume. Five raised bands on spines. Spines decorated in gilt. Wear to bindings. Some foxing to contents and here and there a small waterstain along the lower edge of some pages. Considering its age contents still good. Ample margins to text.
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Book number: 5624
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RODMAN, MARGARET & KRAEMER, DANIELA & BOLTON, LISSANT & TARISESEI, JEAN
House-Girls Remember. Domestic Workers in Vanuatu
Honolulu, University of Hawai'i Press, 2007. Different, met stofomslag. ix+162 pp. No images. Conditie: Very good, Hardcover with dustjacket.
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Book number: 6744
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ROPER, EDWARD
Ice-Bound or the Anticosti Crusoes
London, S.W. Partridge & Co., n.d.. Hardcover (cloth). 330+32 pp. Black & White images. Conditie: Good, Nice illustrated binding. Some wear to binding as to be expected for a book of this age (1902?). Some small white spots to the rear of the binding. A rare find.
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Book number: 7721
€  180.00 [Appr.: US$ 214.18 | £UK 156.25 | JP• 23492]

 
ROSTAND, EDMOND
La Princesse Lointaine. Piece en quatre Actes en vers
Paris, Aux Depens d'un Amateur, 1919. Leather binding. 167 pp. Color Illustrations. Conditie: Very good, Fine leather binding (morocco) by J. & E. Bumpus, Oxford with inlaid leather in colour depicting a scene on a ship, panel surrounding the inlaid scene decorated blindstamped depicting a ship's mast and ropes. Details on spine and front board in gilt. Five raised bands on spine. Top edge of pages gilt. Original covers bound in at the end. Printed in a limited numbered edition of 109 copies, this being number 52. With title page, four full page plates, eight illustrations in the text. Text with illustrated borders. Illustrations in colour. Binding with a little wear, content with a little foxing. Printed on thick paper. Rare edition in a beautiful binding by J. and E. Bumpus. More photo's available upon request.
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Book number: 7430
€  1800.00 [Appr.: US$ 2141.77 | £UK 1562.5 | JP• 234916]

 SAINT-MOR, GUY DE, Peches Mortels - Limited numbered edition (1 of 30 printed on Japon - signed)
SAINT-MOR, GUY DE
Peches Mortels - Limited numbered edition (1 of 30 printed on Japon - signed)
Paris, Ed. Monnier, 1884. 23,5 cm, Three quarter leather binding. 110. Color Illustrations. Conditie: Very good, Hardcover. Saint-MŰr, Guy de. Pťchťs Mortels. Paris: Ed. Monnier, 1884. 110, (1) blz. Formaat circa 23,5 cm. Fraaie driekwart leren band (leer op rug en hoeken), gemarmerde boorden. Vijf ribben op rug. Letters in goudopdruk op rug. Bovenzijde bladzijden goud op snede. Band door Dodť (stempeltje op verso zijde schutblad). Gemarmerde schutbladen. Originele geÔllustreerde cover ingebonden. Voorin ex libris en oude inscriptie in inkt. Wat foxing op geÔllustreerde titelpagina en hier en daar iets in het boekblok. Boek in goede staat voor leeftijd. Op dit papier (sur Japon) zijn er slechts 30 exemplaren gedrukt, dit is nummer 20 (genummerd met de hand en tevens met een handtekening van de uitgever). Ten tijde van de uitgave was dit boek vier keer duurder dan de reguliere uitgave. De titelpagina is gedrukt in kleur, de illustraties in bordeauxrood. Verder nog versierde en met goudopdruk opgehoogde hoofdletters. Fraaie bibliofiele uitgave met illustraties van F. Bac, Destez, H.Y., Adrien Marie, Mars, Napoli, Rochegrosse, Roy en Scott. Referentienummer 11128. Meer foto's op aanvraag beschikbaar (more photo's available upon request).
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Book number: 11128
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SAND, MAURICE
Masques et Bouffons (Comedie Italienne)
Paris, Michel Levy Freres, 1860. 28 cm, Three quarter leather binding. viii, 356, 384 pp. Color Illustrations. Conditie: Good, Leer op rug en hoeken, gemarmerde boorden. Vijf ribben op rug. Letters op rug in goudopdruk. Formaat circa 28 x 18 cm, ongeveer 9,5 cm op plank. Gewicht ruim 3,4 kg. Boeken compleet: tekst en alle platen aanwezig (in ieder deel achterin een lijst van platen, in totaal 50 platen). Slijtageplekjes banden, boekblokken met foxing. Met de volgende platen (50 stuks in totaal) buiten de tekst: Deel 1 met 25 platen: titelplaat en platen na bladzijde 66, 80. 104, 112, 120. 128, 136, 144, 152, 160, 174, 192, 200, 205, 216, 224, 236, 256, 280, 288, 300, 334, 336, 346. Deel 2 met 25 platen: voor bladzijde 1 en bladzijde 26, 34, 40, 52, 76, 118, 134, 144, 154, 174. 192, 204, 218, 224, 232, 246, 256, 272, 284, 290, 296, 324, 334, 344. Platen gedrukt in monochroom (sanguine), aan achterzijde niet bedrukt. Toneel ItaliŽ Comedia dell Arte. Meer foto's op aanvraag beschikbaar/more photos available upon request.
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Book number: 9624
€  750.00 [Appr.: US$ 892.41 | £UK 651.25 | JP• 97882]

 
SCHLIPPE, PIERRE DE
Shifting Cultivation in Africa. The Zande System of Agriculture
London, Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1956. Hardcover, met stofomslag. xxxi+304 pp. Black & White images. Conditie: Good, Dustjacket with wear and a little damage, otherwise good. Study about agriculture by the Azande tribe in southwest Sudan.
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Book number: 6597
€  30.00 [Appr.: US$ 35.7 | £UK 26.25 | JP• 3915]

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