The Global Crisis and the EU Responses. The Perspectives of the SBH Team Presidency.
Budapest, ‘Together for Europe’ Research Centre 2009 15 x 21 cm. 353 pages. Softcover. Excellent condition. As new.
Austria – With Vignettes of Vienna, Return of the Sennerin, and St. Stephen’s, Vienna.
Original steel engraving / Vintage map. Drawn and engraved by John Rapkin. Partly hand-coloured. Illustrations by H. Warren and Engraved by J.H. Kernot. London, Edinburgh & Dublin, J & F. Tallis, 1851. Plate Size: 33 cm x 25.5 cm. Sheet Size: 37.5 cm x 27.2 cm. Vintage 19th century map in very good condition.
The Land in the Mountains – Being an Account of the Past & Present of Tyrol, Its People and Its Castles. Illustrated with Eighty-Two Plates and Maps of Modern Tyrol and Ancient Raetia.
London, Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co. Ltd, 1907. 16 cm x 22.5 cm. Frontispiece, XXXI, 288 pages. Errata leaf opposite first page of Introduction. 2 colour maps within text. 80 illustrations in addition to frontispiece. Illustrations with captioned tissueguards. Hardcover [publisher’s original red cloth] with gilt lettering on spine. Design to front board. Gilt top edges. Deckled fore and tail edges. Good- condition. Board corners bumped and rubbed. Lengthy cracks to gutter to between rear pastedowns and endpapers with exposed cloth. Binding tender. Partially loose foxed frontispiece and tissueguard. Textblock still solid. Occasional foxing throughout. Interior unmarked.
Saint Benedict – Father of Western Civilization.
Antwerp, Mercatorfonds, 1981, 26 cm x 33 cm. 476 pages. 476 beautiful mononchrome and colour illustrations. Original Hardcover with original dustjacket in protective collector’s mylar. Near fine condition. Interior in excellent condition also.
The Amateur’s Guide to Architecture. With Numerous Illustrations.
Edinburgh, John Grant, 1905. 12.5 cm x 18.5 cm. Frontispiece with guard, X, 180 pages. Numerous engraved illustrations throughout text. Prize-Binding in beautifully bound Hardcover (full navy morocco) with gilt lettering on red title-label on spine with raised bands and gilt-tooled decoration to compartments. Gilt amorial stamp of Wimborne Grammar School (now Queen Elizabeth’s School) embossed on front board. Ornate gillt ruling board edges. Marvelously marbled pastedowns, endpapers and edges. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. With protecive mylar. Few very small abrasions to leather at spine only. Crack to gutter between front endapers. Binding still good and firm. Some very minor foxing to otherwise clean and bright interior. Dated (July 1909) inscription from A.D.H Allan, Headmaster, and discreet stamps on front endpapers
Belgium – with Vignettes of Antwerp Cathedral, Monuments on the Plains of Waterloo and the Altar of St Gudule, Brussels.
Original steel engraving / Vintage map. Drawn and engraved by John Rapkin. Partly hand-coloured. Illustrations by J. Marchant and engravings by J.B. Allen. London, Edinburgh & Dublin, J & F. Tallis, 1851. Plate Size: 34 cm x 26.3 cm. Sheet Size: 27.1 cm x 37.5 cm. Vintage 19th century map in very good condition.
[California shown as an Island] Geographische Universal-Zeig und Schlag-Uhr.
Original hand-coloured engraving, with the Cartographer showing California as an Island. Nürnberg, Homann, [c.1735]. Plate Size: 57 cm x 48.5 cm. Sheet Size: 60.5 cm x 51.7 cm. Original map. Very good, actually stunning, condition. Some faint trace of browning to upper corners of sheet. Very minor tears to edges at centre-fold.
A Short History of Electoral Systems in Western Europe.
London, Allen & Unwin, 1980. 23 cm. 236 pages. Original Hardcover with original dustjacket. The dustjacket torn but otherwise in very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. From the library of an irish university lecturer and council man. Name of preowner on endpaper.