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Minneapolis Minnen.
                                        Kulturhistorisk Axplockning Fran
                                        Quarnstaden Vid Mississippi
                                        (Swedish) 1899 by Alfred
                                        Soderstrom
Minneapolis Minnen.
                                        Kulturhistorisk Axplockning Fran
                                        Quarnstaden Vid Mississippi
                                        (Swedish) 1899 by Alfred
                                        SoderstromMinneapolis Minnen.
                                        Kulturhistorisk Axplockning Fran
                                        Quarnstaden Vid Mississippi
                                        (Swedish) 1899 by Alfred
                                        SoderstromMinneapolis Minnen.
                                        Kulturhistorisk Axplockning Fran
                                        Quarnstaden Vid Mississippi
                                        (Swedish) 1899 by Alfred
                                        SoderstromMinneapolis Minnen.
                                        Kulturhistorisk Axplockning Fran
                                        Quarnstaden Vid Mississippi
                                        (Swedish) 1899 by Alfred
                                        Soderstrom











Blüten Und Früchte Erzählungen Für Die Jugend – 1900

Publisher: Geo. Brumder (1900)
Hardcover: 31 pages - 5.25" by 3.75"
Language: German

Great illustrated covers. Published Milwaukee Wisc. Spine shows small tear.

Item # boc10835 $10.50







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Bonn on the Rhine and the
                                        Friedrich - Wilhelm University.
                                        Germany University Tourist
                                        Catalog 1937
Bonn on the Rhine and the
                                        Friedrich - Wilhelm University.
                                        Germany University Tourist
                                        Catalog 1937Bonn on the
                                        Rhine and the Friedrich -
                                        Wilhelm University. Germany
                                        University Tourist Catalog 1937Bonn on the
                                        Rhine and the Friedrich -
                                        Wilhelm University. Germany
                                        University Tourist Catalog 1937Bonn on the
                                        Rhine and the Friedrich -
                                        Wilhelm University. Germany
                                        University Tourist Catalog 1937








Bonn on the Rhine and the Friedrich - Wilhelm University. Germany University Tourist Catalog 1937

Some history below.

The University of Bonn (German: Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn) is a public research university located in Bonn, Germany. It was founded in its present form as the Rhein University on 18 October 1818 by Frederick William III, as the linear successor of the Kurkölnische Akademie Bonn (English: Academy of the Prince-elector of Cologne) which was founded in 1777.

Among its notable alumni and faculty are seven Nobel Laureates, three Fields Medalist, twelve Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize winners, Prince Albert, Pope Benedict XVI, Frederick III, Karl Marx, Heinrich Heine, Friedrich Nietzsche, Konrad Adenauer, and Joseph Schumpeter

Great illustrated covers with a map on the back .Gottfried Trimborn artwork on cover.  Wonderful photographs of the University and City.  Spine shows small tear.

Item # boc10880 $19.50


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Minneapolis Minnen.
                                        Kulturhistorisk Axplockning Fran
                                        Quarnstaden Vid Mississippi
                                        (Swedish) 1899 by Alfred
                                        Soderstrom
Minneapolis Minnen.
                                        Kulturhistorisk Axplockning Fran
                                        Quarnstaden Vid Mississippi
                                        (Swedish) 1899 by Alfred
                                        SoderstromMinneapolis Minnen.
                                        Kulturhistorisk Axplockning Fran
                                        Quarnstaden Vid Mississippi
                                        (Swedish) 1899 by Alfred
                                        SoderstromMinneapolis Minnen.
                                        Kulturhistorisk Axplockning Fran
                                        Quarnstaden Vid Mississippi
                                        (Swedish) 1899 by Alfred
                                        SoderstromMinneapolis Minnen.
                                        Kulturhistorisk Axplockning Fran
                                        Quarnstaden Vid Mississippi
                                        (Swedish) 1899 by Alfred
                                        Soderstrom











Minneapolis Minnen. Kulturhistorisk Axplockning Fran Quarnstaden Vid Mississippi (Swedish) Hardcover – 1899
by Alfred Soderstrom

Hardcover: 466 pages
Language: Swedish
Subjects: Swedish Americans -- Minnesota., Minneapolis (Minn.)
Minnesota Genealogy

Norwegians and Swedes in Minnesota - Great source for genealogy and Minnesota history. Rare book Maroon cloth, black lettering. Very good condition.

Item # boc10056 SOLD





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Högmässopredikningar by
                                        Theodor Wallerius ~ 1898 H. L.
                                        Bolinders Boktryckeri
Högmässopredikningar by
                                        Theodor Wallerius ~ 1898 H. L.
                                        Bolinders BoktryckeriHögmässopredikningar by
                                        Theodor Wallerius ~ 1898 H. L.
                                        Bolinders BoktryckeriHögmässopredikningar by
                                        Theodor Wallerius ~ 1898 H. L.
                                        Bolinders BoktryckeriHögmässopredikningar by
                                        Theodor Wallerius ~ 1898 H. L.
                                        Bolinders Boktryckeri










Högmässopredikningar by Theodor Wallerius ~ 1898 H. L. Bolinders Boktryckeri

Hardcover: 741 pages plus index
Author: Theodor Adolf Wallerius
Language:  Swedish
Subjects: Swedish Religious Sermons

Wallerius studied at Gothenburg University from the fall of 1892, and was vice seminar lecturer in Gothenburg from 1895 to 1897 and acting in 1899. He became bachelor of June 10, 1898, Licentiate December 8, 1900, studied in Lund, Sweden in autumn 1901, took theoretical theological graduate May 30, 1903, became doctor of philosophy in Gothenburg June 6, 1903, was an associate professor of theoretical philosophy at Gothenburg University from 1903 to 1904, he studied in Germany in 1904.

Very good for the age. Leather decorative embossed covers that show some edgewear, see photos. One tear on decorated endpaper, again, see photos. Interior clean and tight.

Item # boc10704 $75.00


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Prarieblomman Kalendar
                                        (Calendar) 1909 ~ Swedish Albert
                                        Anderson of Wolverton Township
                                        MN
Prarieblomman Kalendar
                                        (Calendar) 1909 ~ Swedish Albert
                                        Anderson of Wolverton Township
                                        MNPrarieblomman Kalendar
                                        (Calendar) 1909 ~ Swedish Albert
                                        Anderson of Wolverton Township
                                        MNPrarieblomman Kalendar
                                        (Calendar) 1909 ~ Swedish Albert
                                        Anderson of Wolverton Township
                                        MNPrarieblomman Kalendar
                                        (Calendar) 1909 ~ Swedish Albert
                                        Anderson of Wolverton Township
                                        MNPrarieblomman Kalendar
                                        (Calendar) 1909 ~ Swedish Albert
                                        Anderson of Wolverton Township
                                        MNPrarieblomman Kalendar
                                        (Calendar) 1909 ~ Swedish Albert
                                        Anderson of Wolverton Township
                                        MNPrarieblomman Kalendar
                                        (Calendar) 1909 ~ Swedish Albert
                                        Anderson of Wolverton Township
                                        MN









Prarieblomman Kalendar (Calendar) 1909 ~ Swedish Albert Anderson of Wolverton Township MN

Contributions from around one hundred Swedish - American writers and artists. Many of them associated with the Augustana Synod. Printed in 1908 by the Rock Island, Ill Augustana Book Concern.

Ninth annual edition, in Swedish, arts and history anthology, for Swedish Americans, 268 pages with some text photos, hardcover with gilt and black title and design, VG condition with some slight corner and spine wear. Very neat photos and graphics. Needs airing as was in old home.

Publisher: Augustana Book Concern, Rock Island IL, Publication Date: 1908

Item #boc10286 $17.50


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Sweden in Colour, Sverige I
                                        Farg, a Colour Survey of Swedish
                                        Towns and Landscapes Farg
                                        Published by Stockholm, Sweden:
                                        Grako AB, 1969Sweden in Colour, Sverige I
                                        Farg, a Colour Survey of Swedish
                                        Towns and
                                        LandscapesFargPublished by
                                        Stockholm, Sweden: Grako AB,
                                        1969Sweden in Colour, Sverige I
                                        Farg, a Colour Survey of Swedish
                                        Towns and
                                        LandscapesFargPublished by
                                        Stockholm, Sweden: Grako AB,
                                        1969Sweden in Colour, Sverige I
                                        Farg, a Colour Survey of Swedish
                                        Towns and
                                        LandscapesFargPublished by
                                        Stockholm, Sweden: Grako AB,
                                        1969Sweden in Colour, Sverige I
                                        Farg, a Colour Survey of Swedish
                                        Towns and
                                        LandscapesFargPublished by
                                        Stockholm, Sweden: Grako AB,
                                        1969Sweden in Colour, Sverige I
                                        Farg, a Colour Survey of Swedish
                                        Towns and
                                        LandscapesFargPublished by
                                        Stockholm, Sweden: Grako AB,
                                        1969











Sweden in Colour, Sverige I Farg, a Colour Survey of Swedish Towns and Landscapes Farg Published Stockholm, Sweden: Grako AB 1969

First Edition. Pages unnumbered but my count approx came to 120 pages. Wonderful photographs of all parts of Sweden, all of them in color. Text in four languages - Swedish, German, French and English

Red cloth covers. Book in excellent condition. Jacket shows small damage upper left corner. Otherwise very nice. See photos.


Item #boc10479 $18.00


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Fortellinger for Ungdommen
                                        by Jerry Creed 1903 Norwegian
Fortellinger for Ungdommen
                                        by Jerry Creed 1903 NorwegianFortellinger for Ungdommen
                                        by Jerry Creed 1903 Norwegian










Fortellinger for Ungdommen "Youth Stories"  by Jerry Creed 1903?

Undated but gift mention on front endpaper Ella Juam Xmas 1903

Beautiful little 6 by 4.5" book with gold gilt lettering on cover. Gold gilt page edges. Bright and clean. 116 pages.

Norwegian wording. No writing, very nice. Very good to excellent. Slightly bumped corners.

Item #10341 $15.00





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The Ananai (August 1951)
                                        Publisher: Ananai-Kyo
The Ananai (August 1951)
                                        Publisher: Ananai-KyoThe Ananai (August 1951)
                                        Publisher: Ananai-KyoThe Ananai (August 1951)
                                        Publisher: Ananai-KyoThe Ananai (August 1951)
                                        Publisher: Ananai-Kyo




The Ananai (August 1951)

Publisher: Ananai-Kyo, Soft Cover, A Monthly Organ Of Ananai Cause
 
Ananai-kyo is based on a type of meditation called chinkon-kishin (literally, "quieting the soul in order to become the kami").

'The teaching (kyo) of the three (ana) and the five (nai)'. A messianic Shinto group founded in 1949 by Nakano, Yonosuke (b.1887). Ananai-kyo worships kuni-toko-tachi-no-mikoto and teaches a yogic-type practice of chinkon kishin, 'stilling the spirit to become one with the kami'. It has an ecumenical approach to other religions. The 'three' in the group's title refers to the teachings of (1) chinkon kishin (2) the form of Taoism taught in the 'red swastika' movement in Manchuria associated with Deguchi, Onisaburo who like Nakano was a disciple of the spiritualist teacher Nagasawa, Katsutoshi and (3) the Baha'i faith. The 'five' refers to the traditions of Buddhism, Christianity, Confucianism, Islam and Taoism from which Ananai-kyo draws inspiration.

Softcover. Sound & good copy, light to moderate rubbing/edgewear to wraps, mild creasing. Japanese and English. Very scarce and hard to find

Item # 10110 $35.00


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Michael Quinlin (editor)
                                        Classic Irish Stories ~ MJF
                                        2005Michael Quinlin
                                        (editor) Classic Irish Stories ~
                                        MJF 2005Michael Quinlin
                                        (editor) Classic Irish Stories ~
                                        MJF 2005Michael Quinlin
                                        (editor) Classic Irish Stories ~
                                        MJF 2005Michael Quinlin
                                        (editor) Classic Irish Stories ~
                                        MJF 2005Michael Quinlin
                                        (editor) Classic Irish Stories ~
                                        MJF 2005Michael Quinlin
                                        (editor) Classic Irish Stories ~
                                        MJF 2005












Michael Quinlin (editor) Classic Irish Stories ~ MJF 2005

New York MJF Books - 8" - 9" tall; 229 pages 
1567319009 / 9781567319002

With numerous stories by noted authors such as Arthur Conan Doyle, Liam O'Flaherty, W.B.Yeats and many others.

Stores from Irish peoples and expats alike are gathered into Michael Quinlin's Classic Irish Stories: Timeless Tales From Ireland And Other Green Shores, bringing the Irish experience and culture under one cover. Here are works from Arthur Conan Doyle, Bram Stoker, William Thackeray and more, both contemporary and traditional writers providing a range of literary gems celebrating the 'old country'. A lovely gathering of lyrical, lively writings.

Hardcover in excellent condition,  jacket is near fine.  A clean, bright, unmarked copy. Jacket bears photo of thatched-roof Irish cottage. 

Item #boc10696 $16.50




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Ater I Sverige Swedish 1898
                                        Illustrated by Carl SwenssonAter I Sverige Swedish 1898
                                        Illustrated by Carl SwenssonAter I Sverige Swedish 1898
                                        Illustrated by Carl SwenssonAter I Sverige Swedish 1898
                                        Illustrated by Carl Swensson





Ater I Sverige Swedish 1898 Illustrated by Carl Swensson
Early and quite interesting Swedish edition of this Carl Swennson book, which is an early travel - narrative.  Many wonderful illustrations.


Publisher: Swedish Book Company, Chicago. 1898

Early and quite interesting Swedish edition of this Carl Swennson book, which is an early travel - narrative.  Many wonderful illustrations.

Swedish Book Co., Chicago, 1898. Hardcover. Very Good. Clean, clean inside, green and grey and black embossed boards, no dj as issued. Portrait page is attached but again loose from spine hinge, otherwise very good. This is a very nice book for your collection.

9.5" by 6.25" by 2"

Carl Aaron Swensson was born at Sugar Grove, Pa., June 25.
1857, and reared at Andover, 111., where his father, Jonas Swensson,
was pastor of the Swedish Lutheran church. He was educated at Au-
gustana College, graduating from its college department in 1877 and
from the theological seminary two years later. Having been ordained
minister of the Augustana Synod, he was called to the church in Linds-
borg.


Handwritten on front end paper is "Property of J.E. Croon." 

Item#boc-10179 $20.00


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Munich Go Round, Volume
                                        1959/60 ~ German tourist bookMunich Go Round, Volume
                                        1959/60 ~ German tourist bookMunich Go Round, Volume
                                        1959/60 ~ German tourist bookMunich Go Round, Volume
                                        1959/60 ~ German tourist bookMunich Go Round, Volume
                                        1959/60 ~ German tourist book











Munich Go Round, Volume 1959/60 ~ German tourist book;
English language---This book is full of great advertising, restaurants, pan am airlines, a great lay out for the Goggomobil (Europian car, 60 mpg!) Fbelo Monogas lighter, Escorial, evey one drinks it. Wood carvers ( Karl Storr), much much more!

188 pages for the traveler.
Illustrated and graphic

Title    Munich Go Round, Volume 1959/60
Publisher    F. Gordon, 1958
Original from the University of Wisconsin - Madison

Very good soft cover with light shelf wear. Interior is clean and unmarked.

Item #boc10440 $15.50


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The Brothers Karamazov by
                                        Fyodor Dostoevsky ~ The Literary
                                        Guild of America (1953)The Brothers
                                        Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky ~
                                        The Literary Guild of America
                                        (1953)The Brothers
                                        Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky ~
                                        The Literary Guild of America
                                        (1953)The Brothers
                                        Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky ~
                                        The Literary Guild of America
                                        (1953)The Brothers
                                        Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky ~
                                        The Literary Guild of America
                                        (1953)The Brothers
                                        Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky ~
                                        The Literary Guild of America
                                        (1953)The Brothers
                                        Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky ~
                                        The Literary Guild of America
                                        (1953)







The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky ~ The Literary Guild of America (1953)

Translation revised by Princess Alexandra Kropotkin
Illustrations by Georgette de Lattre
The Literary Guild of America , Inc.
Garden City , New York
483 Pages
Measures about 5.75" x 8.5"

The story follows Fyodor, the patriarch of the Karamazov family and his sons. When he tries to decide an heir, the tensions between the brothers of the film run high, leading to infighting and murder.

Handcover with gold gilt decoration on cover and lettering on spine. Does not have dust jacket. Book is in great condition with some spotting and minimal wear to the covers. Tight binding. Black and white illustrations. Inside cover first page shows old price and previous owners name and the words book club.

Item #boc10690 $13.50


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The Chinese are like that
                                        Crow, Carl Published by World
                                        (1943)The Chinese are like that
                                        Crow, Carl Published by World
                                        (1943)The Chinese are like that
                                        Crow, Carl Published by World
                                        (1943)The Chinese are like that
                                        Crow, Carl Published by World
                                        (1943)








The World Publishing Company 1943. First Printing

This book was written by an American writer, newspaperman, and advertising executive who lived in Shanghai from 1911 to 1937, to explain the Chinese character, attitude of mind, and way of life as he had experienced it; he managed several newspapers and an advertising agency in Shanghai, wrote a dozen books about China, and left just before the Japanese attack on the city; includes many pen & ink drawings.

Green cloth with black lettering on cover and spine. Very good, slightly bumped corners and spine ends. Very clean interior although pages are toned due to age. 8.25" by 5.5". No Jacket

Item #boc10433 $7.50


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Scandinavian Alliance
                                        Mission in China.
                                        Alliansmissionens
                                        tjugofemårsminnen 1891-1916
                                        Author: Josephine Princell
Scandinavian Alliance
                                        Mission in China.
                                        Alliansmissionens
                                        tjugofemårsminnen 1891-1916
                                        Author: Josephine PrincellScandinavian Alliance
                                        Mission in China.
                                        Alliansmissionens
                                        tjugofemårsminnen 1891-1916
                                        Author: Josephine PrincellScandinavian Alliance
                                        Mission in China.
                                        Alliansmissionens
                                        tjugofemårsminnen 1891-1916
                                        Author: Josephine PrincellScandinavian Alliance
                                        Mission in China.
                                        Alliansmissionens
                                        tjugofemårsminnen 1891-1916
                                        Author: Josephine PrincellScandinavian Alliance
                                        Mission in China.
                                        Alliansmissionens
                                        tjugofemårsminnen 1891-1916
                                        Author: Josephine Princell




Alliansmissionens tjugofemårsminnen 1891-1916
Author:     Josephine Princell
Publisher:     Chicago, Ill. : Skandinaviska alliansmissionen, 1916 ; Swedish

Scandinavian Alliance Mission in China. Scarce book. 448 p. : ill., front., maps 8.75 x 6 inches

Condition:
Good; Red cloth hard cover with spine exterior showing some wear.
Tears and rips at spine ends and one small spot on edge.
Small staining to upper top toward spine on the inside to page 15. Elsewise the interior is clean and unmarked.
Complete and intact.

Item #10152 $ 125.00





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