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Image for The Solution of the Pyramid Problem or, Pyramid Discoveries with a New Theory as to Their Ancient Use.

The Solution of the Pyramid Problem or, Pyramid Discoveries with a New Theory as to Their Ancient Use.

By: Ballard, Robert

Price: $350.00

Publisher: New York, John Wiley & Sons: 1882

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000744


109 pages. Black-and-white illustrations. Ex-library (Bowdoin College - withdrawn), with a small library sticker on the spine, embossed stamp on title page and on page 55, and stickers on front and rear pastedowns. Bright blue hardcover with gilt pyramid and star is worn at the edges and fraying at the head/tail of the spine. Smudges on two pages; library writing on dedication page; pages are otherwise age toned, clean, and unmarked. View more info

Image for Rubber. Its Sources, Cultivation, and Preparation. Imperial Institute Handbooks.

Rubber. Its Sources, Cultivation, and Preparation. Imperial Institute Handbooks.

By: Brown, Harold

Price: $39.99

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1914

Seller ID: 000547


245 pages.Black-and-white illustrations. Ex-technical library (B.F. Goodrich Co.), with the usual stamps, numbers on spine, and remnants of card pocket on rear endpaper. Library binding. Dark red hardcover has wear and fraying to edges and corners. Small tears to gutters of first few pages. Pages are heavily age toned, with a few smudges. Small pencil marks and writing on some pages. No dust jacket. View more info

Image for A Brief History of the Mennonites in Ontario Giving a Description of Conditions in Early Ontario - the Coming of the Mennonites Into Canada - Settlements - Congregations - Conferences - Other Activities - and Nearly 400 Ordinations.

A Brief History of the Mennonites in Ontario Giving a Description of Conditions in Early Ontario - the Coming of the Mennonites Into Canada - Settlements - Congregations - Conferences - Other Activities - and Nearly 400 Ordinations.

By: Burkholder, L.J.

Price: $64.99

Publisher: Ontario, Mennonite Conference of Ontario: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001017


358 pages, including index. 100 Pictures of Men and Churches. Illustrations and maps. Black-and-white illustrations, maps, and photographs. Two fold-out maps. Dark red hardcover is worn at edges; spine and upper edge faded. Previous owner's name on front free endpaper. Pages are age toned, with a few smudges. The binding is cracking between pages 96-97 and 112-113. No dust jacket. View more info

Death Throes of a Dynasty. Letters and Diaries of Charles and Bessie Ewing, Missionaries to China

By: Ewing, Charles & Bessie ; Ruoff, E.G. (Editor)

Price: $14.99

Publisher: Kent, Ohio, The Kent State University Press: 1990

Seller ID: 000591


276 pages. Red hardcover with very minor shelfwear. Pages are clean and unmarked. Dust jacket with two very small tears to front top edge and one 1" tear to rear top edge. View more info

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Fascinating Features of Fair Japan.

By: Japanese Government Railways

Price: $34.99

Publisher: Tokyo, Japanese Government Railways: 1930

Seller ID: 001083


Measures approximately 6 1/8" x 9". This book consists of 64 full color plates of the people and places of Japan, with text descriptions below each photo. Includes a color, fold-out map of Japan. Silk-covered boards. Paper label on front cover. All edges gilt. Dampstaining to covers and endpapers. The pages show dampstaining only in that the outer 1 1/2" of each page is wrinkled. The front cover is heavily stained. Intact tissue guard over title page. There i... View more info

History of the Conquest of Mexico with a Preliminary View of the Ancient Mexican Civilization and the Life of the Conqueror Hernando Cortes in Two Volumes

By: Prescott, William H.

Price: $34.99

Publisher: New York, International Book Company:

Seller ID: 000139


Vol. I (467 pages) and Vol II (490 pages). No date, circa 1900. Brown hardcovers with title in gilt on spine have wear and soiling, some chipping to top and bottom of spine. Pages are age browned with some foxing (especially endpapers.) Page edges darkened. Corners of a few pages are turned down. Bindings are tight. View more info

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An Introduction to the Study of Theravada Buddhism in Burma. A Study in Indo-Burmese Historical and Cultural Relations from the Earliest Times to the British Conquest

By: Ray, Niharranjan

Price: $49.99

Publisher: Calcutta, University of Calcutta: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000934


Stated First Edition. 306 pages. Yellow hardcover is worn. Small split at spine and small tear on front cover. Previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown. Two pages are heavily foxed and a few have pencil marks in the margin; the other are age toned. No dust jacket. View more info

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Chinese Communism in the 1970s.

By: Sino-American Conference on Mainland China (Papers Presented at)

Price: $34.99

Publisher: Taipei, China Publishing Company: 1978

Seller ID: 000669


209 pages. Ex-library with the usual stamps, stickers, card pocket, etc. Hardcover has wear to corners. Small tear to top edge of title page and following page. Other than library markings, no writing on text pages. Dust jacket worn at corner, head/tail of spine. View more info

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Under the Yoke. (Pod Igoto)

By: Vazov, Ivan

Price: $19.99

Publisher: Bulgaria, Sofia Press: 1976

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 000190


397 pages. Translated by Marguerite Alexieva and Theodora Atanassova. Edited by Marco Mincoff. 1976 reprint. (First edition was 1889?) Light green tweed hardcover has minor wear to top and bottom of spine. Front hinge weakened. Endpapers are wrinkled. Minor spotting (foxing?) to first few pages. Other pages are clean and unmarked. Dust jacket has pieces missing at top front edge; other edges are worn. Tear and chipping to bottom left corner. View more info