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201 Alvise Zorzi (Author), Paolo Marton (Photographer) Venetian Palaces
Rizzoli

U.S.A. 1991 0847812006 / 9780847812004 First Edition Thus Hardcover New As New 
Originally published in Italian. Small thick folio. measure 11" x13" Bound in full red cloth - A beautiful production with large gilt titles blocked in gilt on the cover and spine. Pictorial dustwrapper in a fresh mylar sleeve/. A definitive book on the subject of the palaces of Venice. Stunning plates throughout. With historical context and images, details, history, anecdotes, A thoroughly detailed work it has been written so as to enchant the trade 532pgs "If any city could fit happily into the pages of a picture book, it's Venice: small, old, beautiful, palpably mortal. Venice's melancholy splendor lies both in its physical longevity and in its decline, in the vital signs of an ever-more-distant past. Zorzi, aVenetian involved in the preservation of his hometown, and Marton (Venetian Villas ) do the place justice in their illustrated survey of palazzi from the Doge's Palace (circa 810) to innumerable smaller residences of Byzantine, Gothic, Renaissance and later eras. Stone predominates in their view of the landscape, whether that of the elaborate interior mosaic floors of dwellings, in the Bridge of Sighs, or in the unadorned walls of a Venetian prison. Marton's photos of exteriors are striking; artful urban bedrock seems to let the clustered islands of the onetime trading center rest with surreal serenity on water. In this vision of a city as an artifact, few peoplecan be seen, suggesting the power of the dead on all that has managed to survive them." From Linbrary Journal: This handsome volume opens with an account of the building of Venetian palaces and a brief outline of the republic's history, followed by a short historical outline of Venetian heraldry. Every palace of note in Venice is then discussed separately in historical sequence, according to the date each was built. Each is examined as part of the architecture of its era, with its particular design and unique elements carefully described. The artistic embellishments, furnishings, paintings, and decorations are also presented, as are the historical personages who occupied it and the events of note that took place there. The exterior and interior of each building are shown in a series of excellent photographs. The volume is beautifully produced, with illustrations of the highest quality. Useful for the general reader and specialist, it is a fine addition to any library, providing a complete roster of Venetian palaces.' --Martin Chasin 202458 
Price: 95.00 USD
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202 Amado, Jorge The Violent Land
Alfred a Knopf

New York 1965 Second American Edition Hard Cover Very Good Fair 
336pgs. Green Cloth, gilt lettering. lower corners are rubbed through. Head of spine a little pulled from the backstrip. internally fine, unmarked copy.Unclipped jacket has chips, rubbed, along extremities, hinges. in fresh mylar sleeve. This is a reissue with a new foreword. 0302250 
Price: 16.00 USD
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203 Amanda M'Kittrick Ros Irene Iddesleigh
Boni & Liveright

NY 1927 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Dustwrapper 
8vo backed in navy blue cloth with textured illustrated paper over the boards and same paper used on endpapers, front hinge started rear is perfect. Paper spine label, boards tips rubbed through, printed on laid deckle-edged paper, the rear endpaper has a 1" chip at the lower tip. 154p This is book is rather famousfor how terrible it is ! 202277 
Price: 75.00 USD
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204 Amber, R. B.; Babey-Brooke The Pulse in Occident and Orient, Its Philosophy and Practice in India, China, Iran and the West
Santa Barbara Press

1966 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good - No Dj 
8vo, Maroon boards have some bumping to extremities, minor staining on front and a few white marks on back. Spine tips a bit frayed. Endpapers are slightly toned with a neat name and date in corner. Interiors are clean and binding is tight. 203p 107175 
Price: 40.00 USD
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205 Ambroise Vollard Les Réincarnations du Père Ubu
Vollard
Georges Rouault
Paris 1955 Hardcover Fine No Dustwrapper as Issued 
Large 4to. Dis-bound signatures as issued in plain printed wrapper and slipcase, With 23 original aquatint plates with tissue-guards by Rouault. A hint of toning to the wrapper, otherwise fine on handmade deckle-edged paper The slipcase has some starting along the edge of the chemise o/w generally fine.and has the titles on the spine. 82/110 copies issued. 221pp 202504 
Price: 3495.00 USD
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206 Ambroise Vollard - Illustrated By Pierre Bonnard Sainte Monique. Illustrations de Pierre Bonnard
Ambroise Vollard
Pierre Bonnard
1930 Hard Cover Near Fine 
Small folio housed in chemise and slipcase. Contains 3 three folders. The first and largest being French style unbound signatures. as new, in printed French wraps witrh glassine. Textual illustrations throughout (178 wood-engravings). The second folder contains 27 full-page borderless plates on uncut paper, -occasional mark or smudge, otherwise generally fine throughout. The final folder contains 14 original etchings with tissue-guards laid in. 233/340 printed on Velin d' Arches paper. The slipcase and chemise are in surprisingly fresh condition, some moderate rubbing to the calf labels, othrewise generally near fine. 200087 
Price: 2295.00 USD
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207 Ambroise Vollard - Illustrated By Pierre Bonnard Sainte Monique. Illustrations de Pierre Bonnard
Ambroise Vollard
Pierre Bonnard
1930 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Dustwrapper as Issued 
Small folio housed in chemise and slipcase covered in light blue buckram. The set contains 3 three folders. The first and largest being the book itself but in the **French style of unbound signatures laid in. French glassine wraps Textual illustrations throughout. (approximately) 178 wood-engraved vignettes through and textual illustrations throughout. There are also two with folders. One with 4 original etchings with tissue-guards laid-in. The second with 27 borderless plates on uncut paper *These have an fox mark or minor smudge (see scans) otherwise generally fine throughout. This being No 233/340 printed on Velin d' Arches paper. The slipcase and chemise are generally fresh condition,with some moderate rubbing to the calf labels, Both bound in light blue buckward. The chemise has cloth hinges. Both are very sturdy. 202539 
Price: 4495.00 USD
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208 Ambrose, Stephen Eisenhower the President Volume II
Simon & Schuster

NY 1984 0671499017 / 9780671499013 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Near Fine 
749pgs. Photos. Written by one of the foremost biographers, a comprehensive volume which deals with the years 1952-1969. This would serve a a readiing copy as there is some yellow high-lighting and dog-ear'd page tips. scarce 020954 
Price: 50.00 USD
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209 Ambrose, Stephen Nixon the Triumph of A Politician 1962-1972
Simon and Schuster

NY 1989 0671528378 / 9780671528379 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 
Exceptional copy with a very light soiling evident. 736p, photos DJ is NF with no chips or tears. Slight toning. In fresh mylar. 106911 
Price: 275.00 USD
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210 Ambrose, Stephen Nixon: Ruin and Recovery 1973-1990
Simon & Schuster

1991 0671691880 / 9780671691882 First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Fine 
unread looking copy. dustwrapper in a fresh mylar sleeve. 018209 
Price: 95.00 USD
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211 Ambrose, Stephen A. Eisenhower Soldier, General of the Army , President-Elect 189-1952 Volume 1
Simon & Schuster

NY 1983 0671440691 / 9780671440695 First American Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine 
687pgs. with photos.map endpapers. A few spots on outer page edges, otherwise a fine copy. Jacket has minor wear to edges, otherwise fine. in fresh mylar. includes Simon and Schuster insert, which has selections from the book. First Volume of this well known two volume series. 101754 
Price: 55.00 USD
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212 Ambrose, Stephen E. Nixon Ruin and Recovery 1973-1990
Simon & Schuster

NY 1991 0671691880 / 9780671691882 First American Edition Hardcover Near Fine Fine 6x9" 
667pgs. Third and final volume of the controversial biography by Mr. Ambrose.photos.First two pages have two minute closed tears. Otherwise a fine copy in a fine jacket. in fresh mylar. 100867 
Price: 105.00 USD
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213 Ambrose, Stephen E. Nixon, Vol. 2: The Triumph of a Politician 1962-1972
Touchstone

U.S.A. 1990 0671725068 / 9780671725068 First Paperback Printing Softcover Very Good Octavo 
736pgs. previous owner label on inside cover. photos. Laminate wrinkled on the bottom edge, otherwise clean, unmarked copy.This second volume of a trilogy covers ten of the most critical years of Nixon's career and is based upon the available written and spoken words of Nixon and his associates, a monumental body of material. Ambrose, an Eisenhower authority, makes a unique contribution in balancing Nixon's stunning political abilities and glaring personal deficiencies, noting the consequences for the country and its president. 022412 
Price: 25.00 USD
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214 Ambrose, Stephen E. Nixon: Ruin and Recovery, 1973-1990
Touchstone Books

U.S.A. 1992 0671792083 / 9780671792084 First Paperback Edition Softcover Very Good Octavo 
667pgs. .photos. Front corners curled, otherwise near fine copy. The third and final volume of the trilogy, Rarely before on the stage of global politics has one man, respected and reviled, blessed and cursed, held us in such rapt attention. Using Nixon's own words, private writings, and tape-recorded conversations, Ambrose captures the man and all his contradictions as he faces the ordeal of Watergate and its aftermath, the long road back to public life. 022416 
Price: 30.00 USD
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215 Ambrose, Stephen E. Nixon: Volume 2 the Triumph of a Politician 1962-1972
Simon and Schuster

NY 1989 0671528378 / 9780671528379 Book Club Hardcover Fine Near Fine 
2nd and scarcest volume of the trilogy on this controversial leader. photos. Book is clean, unmarked, unread. Jacket has barely noticeable closed tears on top and bottom of rear panel and one corner. Dustwrapper in fresh mylar sleeve. 006426 
Price: 175.00 USD
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216 Ambrose, Stephen E. Jr. Nixon: Ruin and Recovery 1973-1990
Touchstone Books

Old Tappan, New Jersey, U.S.A. 1992 0671792083 / 9780671792084 3rd Printing Softcover Very Good+ 
667pgs. photos. stiff illustrated wrappers. roning to pages, corner of rear panel and a few pages creased, otherwise near fine copy. Third and final volume of this conprehensive biography. 0303679 
Price: 25.00 USD
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217 Ambrose, Stephen E. Jr. Nixon: Ruin and Recovery 1973-1990
Simon & Schuster

Riverside, New Jersey, U.S.A. 1991 0671691880 / 9780671691882 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine 
667pgs. photos. gray cloth, blue spine, Silver lettering. Bright, spine edges toned, light crease on upper spine, otherwise fine copy.Unclipped jacket has light crease on upper rear corner, otherwise fine. Third and final volume of trilogy. in fresh mylar sleeve. 0303208 
Price: 45.00 USD
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218 American Book - Stratford Press, New York, Fifty Years Type Faces 1899-1949. Display Composition. Machine Composition.
American Book - Stratford Press, New York,

New York 1949 First Edition Hardcover Good No dust Jacket Octavo 
1,077pgs. Burgundy cloth, black spine labels. Waviness to the pages, some dampstaining only to the externals. Hundreds of Type faces, one volume for display type faces, the other for machine. Great refernce set. 0305241 
Price: 50.00 USD
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219 American Guide Series WPA Project California A Guide to the Golden State
Hastings House

New York 1943 Third Printing Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Octavo 
713pgs. Green cloth. photos. map endpapers. toning to spine edges, otherwise clean, unmarked copy. foldout map in rear pocket. 0305346 
Price: 28.00 USD
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220 American Guide Series WPA Project Massachusetts A Guide to Its Places and People W/map)
Houghton Miffliin

Cambridge, MA 1937 Early Edition Hardccover Good No Jacket 
675ps previous owner name, address on front endpaper. .map endpapers. dark blue cloth, map in rear pocket. rubbing to outer hinges spine. photos throughout. internally clean. 0304833 
Price: 40.00 USD
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