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1 CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN SCULPTURE Issued for the Exhibition Held by the National Sculpture Society in cooperation with the Trustees of the California Palace of the Legion of Honor Lincoln Park, San Francisco, April to October MCMXXIX
National Sculpture Society 1929 Hardcover G/NONE 
Blue paper-covered boards with gilt on spine and front, spine and edges sun-yellowed, spine ends and corners gently worn with small tears to paper, 1" tear to paper at lower front joint, light rubbing, foxing to edges and to first couple pages.; A guide to the exhibition listing the location of each piece of sculpture is laid into the book. 16-page stapled pamphlet is in G condition: lightly foxed and creased, edges lightly worn with a few very small tears.; B&W Photographs; 4to; 352 pages 
Price: 28.00 USD
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2 PROCEEDINGS OF THE XITH INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE HISTORY OF RELIGIONS (3 VOLUME SET) Vol. 1 the Impact of Modern Culture on Traditional Religions; Vol. 2 Guilt or Pollution and Rites of Purification; Vol. 3 the Role of Historical Scholarship in Changing the Relations Among Religions
Leiden E. J. Brill 1968 Softcover VG/NONE 
Teal pictorial wraps. Edgewear, rubbing, soiling. ; Thin 8vo; 181/211/89 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3 U. S. Industrial Design 1949 - 1950 Society of Industrial Designers
New York The Studio Publications 1949 First Edition Hardcover G/NONE 
Covers are edgeworn and soiled with some small staining, some fraying at the top of the spine. Corners are bumped. There is foxing at the first several and last few pages. A 1/4" deep dampstain along the upper page edges. This extends from the spine across about 4" toward the fore edge. This has caused some measure of waviness to the pages at this upper edge only. There is some insect damage to the lower edge of the rear free endpaper. No other marking, names, bookplates, etc. A tight copy. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 176 pages 
Price: 35.00 USD
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4 Aaron, Frieda W. BEARING THE UNBEARABLE Yiddish and Polish Poetry in the Ghettos and Concentration Camps
State University of New York Press 1990 0791402479 / 9780791402474 Hardcover VG-/VG 
Tan cloth covered boards with mild edgewear. Glossy dj has light edgewear and a few very tiny tears along edges. Binding tight, text clean save for pen underlining to a few pages. ; Suny Series, Modern Jewish Literature & Culture; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 242 pages 
Price: 18.00 USD
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5 Ajens, A. & Michelle Gil-Montero Poetry After the Invention of América Don't Light the Flower
Palgrave Macmillan 2011 0230115799 / 9780230115798 First Edition Hardcover VG+/NONE 
An excellent, nearly new copy. No marks, names, or bookplates. ; Modern and Contemporary Poetry and Poetics; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 178 pages 
Price: 45.00 USD
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6 Barker, Peter & Roger Ariew Revolution and Continuity Essays in the History and Philosophy of Early Modern Science
Catholic Univ of Amer Pr 1991 081320738X / 9780813207384 Hardcover VG/VG 
Cloth covered boards, sharp spine corners and clean textblock. Dj shows some minor edgewear. In very good condition. Binding tight, text clean. No names, stickers, or stamps. ; Studies in Philosophy and the History of Philosophy; Vol. 24; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 222 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7 Baron, Hans In Search of Florentine Civic Humanism Essays on the Transition from Medieval to Modern Thought, Vol. 1 & 2
Princeton University Press 1988 0691055122 / 9780691055121 First Edition; Second Printing Hardcover VG/VG 
Volume 1: dust jacket in very good condition, toned edges, lightly bumped spine that is also toned, back panel has edgewear; book in very good condition, lightly bumped spine, faint traces of foxing to text block, clean inside with no markings whatsoever, tight binding. 2nd volume is nearly identical except edgewear is more noticeable on back flap and front panel, and the spine is moderately bumped on the head. ; Vol. 1/2/2016; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 80.00 USD
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8 Bartov, Omer Mirrors of Destruction War, Genocide, and Modern Identity
Oxford University Press 2002 0195151844 / 9780195151848 First Edition; Third Printing Softcover VG/NONE 
Glossy wraps with mild edgewear. Binding tight, spine uncreased, text clean. No names, stickers or stamps. Mild soil to text block.; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 302 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9 Bashir, Shahzad Messianic Hopes and Mystical Visions The Nurbakhshiya Between Medieval and Modern Islam
Univ of South Carolina Pr 2003 1570034958 / 9781570034954 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover VG/VG 
Cloth covered boards with bumped spine ends and corners. Dj in new mylar has mild edgewear. Binding sound, text clean. No names, stickers or stamps. Remainder mark. ; Studies in Comparative Religion; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 320 pages 
Price: 50.00 USD
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10 Beaton, Roderick From Byzantium to Modern Greece
Ashgate Variorum 2008 0754659690 / 9780754659693 Hardcover VG/NONE 
Cloth covered boards with trace soil and bumped spine ends and corners. Binding tight, text clean. No names, stickers or stamps. Trace soil to text block.; Variorum Collected Studies Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 100.00 USD
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11 Beazley, C. Raymond The Dawn of Modern Geography in Three Volumes [Volumes I, II, and III.]
New York Peter Smith 1949 Reprint Hardcover VG/NONE 
Three volumes in cream cloth, black letters on the spines. Light soiling to the covers and page edges. Interiors are clean and unmarked. Tight. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 75.00 USD
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12 Bowes, Kim & Michael Kulikowski Hispania in Late Antiquity
BRILL 2005 9004143912 / 9789004143913 First Edition Hardcover VG/NONE 
Glossy paper covered boards with bumped spine ends and corners. Binding tight, text clean. No names, stickers or stamps. Trace soil to text block. A couple small soil spots to interior.; Medieval and Early Modern Iberian World; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 652 pages 
Price: 165.00 USD
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13 Bowman, Alan K. & Eugene Rogan Agriculture in Egypt from Pharaonic to Modern Times
British Academy 1999 0197261833 / 9780197261835 First Edition Hardcover VG/VG 
Mylar wrapped dust jacket in very good condition: light edgewear, cover, spine, back panel is rubbed, lightly bumped corners and spine. Book is in very good condition with red cloth covered boards: lightly bumped spine, trace soil to text block, very clean, tight binding, no markings whatsoever. ; Proceedings of the British Academy; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 427 pages 
Price: 75.00 USD
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14 Brookner, Anita A PRIVATE VIEW
London Jonathan Cape 1994 022403684x / 9780224036849 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover G/VG- Signed by Author
SIGNED and dated by Brookner on title page. Grey paper-covered boards; dust jacket protected in removable, clear, archival sleeve. Book has creasing to rfe, lower corners of several pages damaged (almost looks like teeth marks but no pages are actually torn or punctured), light foxing to edges and first/last couple pages, slight fading to top edge, binding slightly shelf-cocked; jacket lightly foxed and soiled, light waterstain (roughly 2.5" x 1/2") around lower spine. ; 8vo; 220 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 17.00 USD
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15 Burns, Robert Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect (Poems as they Appeared in the Early Edinburgh Editions)
James M'Kie 1869 Facsimile Hardcover G+/NONE 
Facsimile edition, 1 of 600 copies. SIGNED by the printer James M'Kie on title page verso. Tan and slate blue paper covered boards. Modern clear plastic wraps with light scuffing and crimping to edges, and a creased flap. Moderate edgewear with bumped spine ends and corners, board showing at corners and parts of edges. Binding tight, text clean. Previous owner name to front pastedown. Small scattered soil spots to interior. Moderate soil to top of text block.; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 244 pages; Signed by Associated 
Price: 100.00 USD
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16 Chambers, David S & Trevor Dean Clean Hands and Rough Justice An Investigating Magistrate in Renaissance Italy
University of Michigan Press 1997 0472107488 / 9780472107483 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover VG/VG- 
Cloth covered boards with trace wear and slightly bumped spine ends. Dj in new mylar has fading to and near spine, otherwise trace wear only. Binding tight, text clean. No names, stickers or stamps. Light foxing to text block.; Studies in Medieval and Early Modern Civilization; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 344 pages 
Price: 75.00 USD
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17 Chiari, J. Religion and Modern Society
London Herbert Jenkins Limited 1964 First Edition Hardcover VG+/VG- 
Light wear at spine ends and corners; dust jacket shows some light soiling, mostly on rear cover; some overall edgewear, bit heavier at spine ends and corners, where there is the beginnings of some crinkling and some tiny chips out. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 215 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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18 Chickering, Roger The Great War and Urban Life in Germany Freiburg, 1914-1918
Cambridge University Press 2007 0521852560 / 9780521852562 First Edition Hardcover G+/NONE 
Paper covered boards with light edgewear and soil, and bumped spine ends and corners. Binding somewhat shaken due to weight. Binding sound, text clean. Moderate soil to text block. ; Studies in the Social and Cultural History of Modern Warfare; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 646 pages 
Price: 30.00 USD
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19 Cook, Noble David Born to Die Disease and New World Conquest, 1492-1650
Cambridge University Press 1999 0521627303 / 9780521627306 Reprint Softcover VG/NONE 
Glossy wraps with mild edgewear. Binding tight, spine uncreased, text clean. Previous owner name to ffep. No stickers or stamps. ; New Approaches to the Americas; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 268 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Longman 1997 0582075505 / 9780582075504 Softcover VG/NONE 
Glossy grey wraps with light edgewear and scuffing. Binding tight, spine uncreased, text clean. Old price sticker to rear cover. Trace soil to text block. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 260 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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