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Prague: P. Bohmans Erben, 1824. Slim oblong 4to, contemporary calf (leather is well-rubbed with neat repairs to spine; rear endpaper lacking and front flyleaf clipped; light marginal stains on some plates but very little foxing). Prag: P. Bohmans Erben, 1824 "The Essence of Roman War" with incredible vivid illustrations featuring battle scenes, troop formations, naval warfare, war elephants, gladiators, fortifications, weaponry, etc.
Bogota: Aguilar, 2007. Many Illus. 339pp. Folio, black boards, d.w., corners of boards lightly bumped, otherwise very good. (Bogota): Aguilar, (2007). First Edition History of the newspaper, El Espectador, published first in Medellin and then in Bogota, Colombia. Many of the illustrations are of front pages of the newspaper.
Paris: Centre Georges Pompidou, 1982. Profusely illustrated, including many full-page color plates. 420 pages with text in French. Square 4to, pictorial wrappers; light wear at spine ends. (Paris: Centre Georges Pompidou, 1982). First edition. A very good(+) copy. Exhibited at Centre Georges Pompidou & Musee National d'Art Moderne.
New York: Abrams, 1970. Profusely illustrated with photos, 2 folding, and 22 mounted color plates. 232pp. Folio, black cloth, printed mylar d.w. New York: Abrams, 1970. A fine copy in a near fine wrapper. The puppet theatre designed by William Addison Dwiggins, the well-known typographer and writer.
New York: Stokes, 1937. Photo illustrations. 8vo, cloth, d.w. New York: Stokes, 1937. First Edition. Commentary by three young siblings on their life in Hollywood, interacting with stars such as Clark Gable, Eddie Cantor, Shirley Temple et al. Very good copy in a dust wrapper bearing the original price, but with two large chips and light edge-wear.
London: Western Book Club, 1957. 277 pages. 12mo, bright blue boards, graphic pictorial d.w. (very minor wear at corner and one crease on rear panel; light foxing visible only on recto). London: Eyre & Spottiswoode/Western Book Club, . A near fine copy in a near fine dust wrapper. Abbey's second novel, the basis for the film "Lonely are the Brave," starring Kirk Douglas and Gena Rowlands.
Boston: Bowles and Dearborn, 1829. in the Months of February, March, April, and May, 1828. xv, 256pp. 8vo, rebound in modern 1/2 gray cloth, uncut, some pages lightly foxed, many pages lightly toned. Boston: Bowles and Dearborn, 1829. First Edition. Author was a pastor of the First Church in Beverly, Massachusetts. In 1828, he traveled to Cuba to recuperate from poor health. He arrived in Matanzas, where he stayed for two weeks. After a short visit to Havana, Abbot explored.....
New York: Historian Publishing Co., 1915. Profusely illustrated with black and white photographs, includes fold-out map. 85 pages. 12mo, blue pictorial cloth (lightly worn at extremities, some minor staining including faint ring on cover). New York: Historian Publishing Co., (1915). A very good copy.