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Image for Orizzonte Mare 46: Clipper.

Orizzonte Mare 46: Clipper.

By: N/A

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Roma: 1974

Seller ID: 004621

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated card covers, top and bottom corners of pages clipped and some shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 72, 2 folding diagrams, colour plates and b&w illustrations. View more info

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The Illustrated London News: The Complete Second World War, September 1939 - December 1945 - 13 Volumes Complete.

By: N/A

Price: £7,500.00

Publisher: The Illustrated London News and Sketch, Ltd.: 1945

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005629

Condition: Near Fine


13 Volumes. Large hardcovers (36x26cm) in blue cloth, bound for the Library of The Gordon Highlanders, gilt titles on spines, Gordon Highlanders cap badge in gilt on front covers, some light shelfwear but overall in Near Fine condition. This large, complete and unique set of 13 volumes of the weekly London Illustrated News covers every aspect of the Second World War in great detail. Volume 1: 2 September - 30 December 1939, pp 614, Covers the first four months, including countless articles and illustrations mainly concerning the beginning of the Second World War which officially began the d... View more info

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Pompeii - the Life of a Roman Town.

By: Beard, Mary.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Profile Books: 2008

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 006970

ISBN: 1861975163

Condition: Near Fine


Hardback in Very Good condition, with dustwrapper in Very Good condition. Second edition, pp360 and index. With map of Pompeii, diagrams, b&w and some colour illustrations. Pompeii - the Life of a Roman Town. View more info

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Florence.

By: Carocci, G.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Le Grand Hotel, 1905.: 1905

Seller ID: 973

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in very good condition, in original light green boards.Pp xxiii, 153; with b&w illustrations, light green boards, green floral endpapers. With pull-out map of Florence. A detailed souvenir guide produced by the Hotel for visitors of Florence. S15. View more info

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Tractatus de Herbis.

By: Collins, Minta.

Price: £500.00

Publisher: Folio Society: 2002

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 004958

Condition: As New


Folio hardcover in green goatskin leather with bevelled edges, debossed plants and red embossed berries, gilt titles on cover and spine, 4 raised bands on spine, all edges gilt in As New condition. Limited edition of 1000, this being 395, 2 Volumes, unpaginated, companion commentary volume pp 76. A facsimile of An illustrated herbal, which comes from a collection of pharmacological texts written in southern Italy around AD 1300. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 4KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. View more info

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The War Diaries of Neville Duke, 1941-1944.

By: Franks, Norman.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Grub Street, 1995. 1898697167: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 942

ISBN: 1898697167

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in very good condition, complete with dustwrapper in very good condition. First Edition. SCARCE SIGNED COPY, pp218, with appendices, maps and index.An intriguing record of a young fighter pilot before he achieved fame as a test pilot. Wherever he was - Biggin Hill, North Africa or Italy - Neville Duke, against standing orders, kept an almost daily diary. Norman Franks was granted complete access to them, and provides here an edited version set within the context of what was happening elsewhere in WWII. S14. View more info

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Italy's Sorrow: A Year of War 1944-45.

By: Holland, James.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Harper Press: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007132

ISBN: 0007176457

Condition: Fine


Hardback in Fine condition, with dustwrapper, also in Fine condition. With pp606, b&w illustrations. Italy's Sorrow: A Year of War 1944-45. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED View more info

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The Science of Saving Venice

By: Jane Da Mosto; Caroline Fletcher

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Umberto Allemandi & Co: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005583

ISBN: 8842213101

Condition: Fine


Illustrated card wraps, some very minor shelfwear but otherwise in Fine condition. First edition, pp 91, colour illustrations throughout, appendix, index. View more info

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The Building of an Empire: Italian Land Policy and Practice in Ethiopia 1935-1941 (Oxford Studies in African Affairs)

By: Larebo, Haile M.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004113

ISBN: 0198202628

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in Fine condition with dustwrapper in Fine condition. First edition, pp xxvii, 350, tables, maps, appendices, index. Personal copy of Professor John D. Hargreaves of Aberdeen University, one of the General Editors of the Oxford Studies in African Affairs Series. View more info

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Harlequin on the Moon: Commedia Dell'Arte and the Visual Arts

By: Lawner, Lynne.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams: 0

Seller ID: 006315

Condition: Fine


Hardback 29 x 22cm, in Fine condition, complete with dustwrapper, with two small tears in the back cover, otherwise in Very Good condition. With pp 208, colour and b&w illustrations. With bibliography and index. Since its invention as a popular entertainment in Renaissance Italy, commedia's absurd and witty plots and charming personalities have captivated audiences as well as painters and sculptors. Artists through the ages have found inspiration in commedia's distinctive costumes, masks, and poignant figures, Harlequin, Columbine and Pierrot. Commedia dell'arte is the first modern theatre -... View more info

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Palaces in the Night: Whistler in Venice.

By: Macdonald, Margaret F.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Lund Humphries: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005549

ISBN: 085331800x

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in Fine condition with Fine dustwrapper. First edition, pp 160, colour illustrations, bibliography, index. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED View more info

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Beyond Courage: Air Sea Rescue by Walrus Squadrons in the Adriatic, Mediterranean and Tyrrhenian Seas 1942-1945.

By: Norman Franks.

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Grub Street Publishing: 2003

Seller ID: 005121

ISBN: 190401030X

Condition: As New


Hardback, As New, with dust wrapper, As New. With b&w illustrations and index. This book covers the adventures of 283, 284, 293 and 294 Walrus Squadrons, operating from North Africa, Sicily, Italy and Sardinia. The pilots, like their counterparts in England, knew of the dangers of landing on the sea. It was a daunting task attempting to rescue downed airmen as they had often to operate in bad weather, and near hostile coasts. Airmen who were bobbing about in dinghies, or even just in their Mae West life jackets, were difficult to locate. Rescues from the cold sea needed to be speedy affairs... View more info

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Sailing Ships of Camogli.

By: Schiaffino, Pro

Price: £12.00

Publisher: SAGEP Editrice,Italy: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004611

ISBN: 8870582531

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover in Near Fine condition, dustwrapper with some light shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 116, colour illustrations. View more info

Image for Travelling Notes in France, Italy and Switzerland of an Invalid in Search of Health

Travelling Notes in France, Italy and Switzerland of an Invalid in Search of Health

By: Strang, John

Price: £45.00

Publisher: David Robertson: 1863

Seller ID: 006185

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover, more recent rebind in blue cloth spine with patterned paper over boards, paper label to spine, more recent yellow end papers, some light shelfwear and rubbing to covers, corners bumped, two small chips of cloth missing from rear hinge but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp xix, 266, appendix. View more info

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Medallions from Early Florentine History.

By: Underdown, Emily.

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Swan Sonneschein & Co., Ltd.: 1906

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005290

Condition: Very Good


Hardback, white and green quarter cloth, spine discoloured, gilt titles on spine and gilt emblem on cover, otherwise Very Good condition. First edition, pp 253, publisher's adverts to rear. View more info

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The British Sundial Society Bulletin No. 93.2, June 1993.

By: Various.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: The British Sundial Society: 1993

Seller ID: 005240

Condition: Very Good


Stapled booklet in illustrated glossy card covers with black lettering, pp44, size: 21 x 29.5cm. In Very Good condition. With b&w illustrations. Articles include:Il Quarantale by Giovanni Paltrinieri (Italy), A cold look at Kratzer's 'Polyedral' sundial by P.I. Drinkwater, The meridians of St. Sulpice Church, The Merton College Chapel Dial by Charles K. Aked., A Yorkshire Sundial at Stainborough and many more. View more info

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Belgium, the Rhine, Italy, Greece and the Shores and Islands of the Mediterranean.

By: Wright, G.N. & Buckingham, L.F.A.

Price: £650.00

Publisher: Peter Jackson, Late Fisher, Son & Co.: 0

Edition: Presumed 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003960

Condition: Very Good


Two Volumes Complete. Green leather with some rubbing to extremities and slight bumping to corners, some sporadic light foxing throughout but otherwise in Very Good condition, five raised bands on spine, gilt titles and fine decorations on boards, all edges gilt. No printing information but presumed First edition. Vol.1: pp 152, 73 steel engravings including frontispiece and vignette. Vol.2: pp 152, 81 steel engravings including frontispiece and vignette. A wonderfully illustrated tour of many parts of Europe and the Mediterranean. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK ... View more info