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Jaridat al Ahram, Tarikh Misr fi khamsin wa sab'ina sana (al- Ahram news paper, history of Egypt in 75 years), dedication copy to Ahmad Naguib al- Hilaly Pasha, the last Egyptian prime minister during the royal dynasty (prime minister of the 18 hours) by Dr. Ibrahim 'Abduh

Cairo: al- Ma'arif press, 1951 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Inscribed by the author to Ahmad Naguib al- Hilali Pasha and dated 1- June 1951. 552 p. Arabic text including many full page photograph...

From Archive

$4,000.00


A List of Various Editions of the Bible, and Parts thereof, in English. From the Year 1526 to 1776. by [Ducarel, Andrew Coltee; Joseph Ames, et al]

London: No imprint, 1778.. Tall 8vo. [2] 73 pp. [1] pp. Printed rectos only. Original marbled wrappers. This is the second, greatly enlarged edition by Ducarel after the original 1777 list printed by William Bowyer and compiled by Joseph Ames. This book w...

From Thomas Dorn ABAA

$6,000.00


The Texas Rangers:Notes from an Architectural Underground. by Alexander Caragonne

Cambridge Massachusetts: The MIT, 1995. First Edition.. Hardcover. very good Plus/very good Plus. Copyright date 1995, first edition, first printing. Introduction by Charles W. Moore. . Large-format volume, measuring approximately 8.5" x 10.5", is boun...

From mclinhavenbooks

$465.00


SLIGHTLY FOXED - BUT STILL DESIRABLE. Ronald Searle's wicked world of book collecting by SEARLE. RONALD

Souvenir Press. London. 1989. SIGNED, LIMITED FIRST EDITION. 4to. (12.1 x 8.8 inches). One of only 150 copies, numbered and signed by Searle. Fully illustrated throughout with sixty full page colour plates by Searle, each with a humorous book related tit...

From Paul Foster Books

£600.00


A catalogue of the library of Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. by Harvard University

Cambridge: E.W. Metcalf & Co., 1830–31. 8vo (24.8 cm, 9.8"). 4 vols. I: xvii, [3], 490 pp. II: [2], [491]–952, [2] pp. III: xii, 233, [1] pp. IV: viii, 224 pp. First of the 19th-century catalogues of Harvard's holdings, here => u...

From Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts Co., LLC (PRB&M)

$1,000.00


Editions & Impressions by Basbanes, Nicholas A

Numbered limited edition crafted  with green linen-finished cloth on spine with matching khaki cloth-covered boards and housed in matching slipcase. No jacket as issued. This copy is number 169 of 255 such copies, of which 250 were offered for sale. Sign...

From Squid Ink Books

$140.00


CATALOGE OF THE COLLECTION OF H. H. THE LATE PRINCE IBRAHIM HILMY: EUROPEAN AND EASTERN SECTIONS by EGYPTIAN UNIVERSITY LIBRARY

Cairo: Paul Barbey, 1936 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. ESTERN (ARABIC, TURKISH, PERSIAN) AND EUROPEAN SECTIONS, 181 , 267 PP, FRONT COVER STAINED. INSIDE V G. ABOUT BOOKS PRESERVED IN THE EGYPTIAN UNIVERSITY LIBRARY, IBRAHIM HIL...

From Archive

$500.00


A Bibliographical Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in France and Germany; Second Edition ( Three Volumes ) by Dibdin, Thomas Frognall

London: Robert Jennings & John Major, 1829. Printed by William Nicol, at the Shakespeare Press. Finely bound in late 19th century full polished calf, backs ornately tooled in gilt with red morocco title labels and black morocco volume labels with gi...

From Dale Steffey Books

$700.00


Wendell Minor: by Minor, Wendell

"Wendell Minor: Art for the Written Word", with an introduction by David McCullough. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, [1995]. pp. 154. many colour illus. Hardcover, gray boards with quarter bound beige linen cloth (Corners square, book solid, some w...

From Bazaar of Books

CA$175.00


BIBLIOTHECA AMERICANA DICTIONARY OF BOOKS RELATING TO AMERICA FROM ITS DISCOVERY TO THE PRESENT TIME (VOLUME 1 - 7) by Sabin, Joseph

New York: Joseph Sabin. Very Good. 1868. First Edition. Hardcover. Limited edition of 525 copies. These handsomely bound volumes are one of 110 copies specially printed on large paper. Red leather, uniformly darkened spines. Covers have double & tri...

From Nick Bikoff, Bookseller

$400.00


Chap-Books of the Eighteenth Century with Facsimiles, Notes, and Introduction by Ashton, John

London, Chatto & Windus, 1882. Hard Cover. xvi, 486, 32 pages, facsimile woodcuts throughout; 19.5 cm. "Although these Chap-books are very curious, and on many accounts interesting, no attempt has yet been made to place them before the public in a co...

From The Owl at the Bridge

$100.00


My Lost Mexico - The Making of a Novel by Michener, James A

Fine, unread book in a Fine minus jacket with slight touch of rubbing to back panel dust jacket. This copy has been signed by Michener on the half-title page. Michener began his novel Mexico in the late 1950’s; however, the partial manuscript was lost. ...

From Squid Ink Books

$150.00


Every Book Its Reader by Basbanes, Nicholas A

Limited first edition, a high quality production, subtitled The Power of the Printed Word to Stir the World. Fine unread book in Fine jacket and housed in Fine slipcase. This number 207 of 250 such copies, signed by Basbanes on the limitation page. What b...

From Squid Ink Books

$175.00


The bibliographer's manual of English literature : containing an account of rare, curious, and useful books, published in or relating to Great Britain and Ireland, from the invention of printing ; with bibliographical and critical notices, collations of the rarer articles, and the prices at which they have been sold in the present century by LOWNDES, William Thomas

1834 1ed Lowndes Bibliographer's Manual English Literature FAMOUS Bibliography William Lowndes, a 19th-century English bibliographer, wrote what is considered one of the most important and best systematic bibliographies ever published. 'The Bibliographer...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$750.00


ROGER PAYNE ENGLISH BOOKBINDER OF THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY by Davenport, Cyril

Chicago: Caxton Club. Very Good. 1929. First Edition. Hardcover. Limited edition of 250 (1st. Ed). (xx) + 81pp. Illustrated with small margin drawings, and 30 pages of color & b/w plates plus 3 pages of Payne's Handwriting. Printed for Caxton Cl...

From Nick Bikoff, Bookseller

$600.00


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