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Antique Japanese History Book Meiji Era, circa 1878
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Antique Japanese History book Meiji Era, circa 1878 Woodblock print book Book dimensions: 182 mm x 121 mm There are damages because it is antique item as we show on the photos.
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Antique 1870s Japanese Meiji Drawings

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Antique Japanese History Book Meji Era, circa 1878
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Antique Japanese Epic Novel book Edo period, circa 1827 Woodblock print book Book dimensions: 228 mm x 159 mm There are damages because it is antique item as we show on the ph...
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Antique 1820s Edo Books

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"Washington Irving, Knickerbocker’s History of New York" Book
Located in New York, NY
2 Volumes. “Van Twiller Edition” with illustrations by Edward W. Kemble. Bound in 3/4 blue Morocco, cloth boards, top edges gilt, raised bands, gilt panels, marbled Endpapers. Publi...
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Antique 1890s Books

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Leather

The History of Furniture Hardcover Coffee Table Book
Located in Oakland Park, FL
The History of Furniture hardcover coffee table book This volume emphasizes the growing realization that furniture of great originality and interest has been made continually right ...
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Vintage 1970s European Rococo Books

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Paper

"A History Of The Crown Jewels Of Europe" Book
Located in London, GB
This book written by Lord Twining is a truly monumental work, which deals comprehensively with the history of European regalia and crown jewels. It covers a period of seventeen centu...
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Antique 18th Century More Jewelry

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Vintage Decorative Hardcover Book A History of the English House
Located in Oakland Park, FL
Vintage decorative hardcover book A History of the English House By Nathaniel Lloyd The Architectural Press, London UK 1975 Measures: 8.5 x 12 x 0.5 487 pages All images are in ...
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Vintage 1970s English Tudor Books

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Curtains and Drapes: History, Design, Inspiration Softcover Decoration Book
Located in Oakland Park, FL
Curtains and Drapes: History, design, inspiration by Jenny Gibbs Softcover: 224 pages Publisher: Cassell Illustrated (April 7, 1994) Language: English Package dimensions: 11 x 8....
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1990s North American Regency Books

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Amazing 1994 Book On the History & Fashion of Chatelaines
Located in Atlanta, GA
If chatelaines are your thing then curl up with this book for a good helping of eye candy...if you don't know much about chatelaines then you will have a great appreciation after rea...
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Mid-19th Century Fashion

Forts & Palaces of India Sentinels of History Hardcover Table Book
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Forts & Palaces of India: Sentinels of History Hardcover India has a rich cultural past and this is reflected in its innumerable forts, palaces and other monuments, which abound not...
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Early 2000s Indian Anglo Raj Books

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Paper

The History of Amelia - Rare Book Illustrated by George Cruikshank - 1832
By George Cruikshank
Located in Roma, IT
The History of Amelia is an original modern rare book engraved by George Cruikshank (London, 1792 – London, 1878) and written by Henry Fielding in 1832. Published by James Cochrane ...
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1830s More Art

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Etching, Paper

200 Great Destinations Art, History, Nature Cattaneo, Marco, Coffee Table Book
Located in North Hollywood, CA
200 Great Destinations: Art, History, Nature Cattaneo, Marco, coffee table book The World Heritage list came into play in late 1975, cementing the reputations of over 700 natural an...
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21st Century and Contemporary Indian Modern Books

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A History of Art by Lawrence Gowing Large Heavy Art Table Book
Located in North Hollywood, CA
A History of Art by Lawrence Gowing / Great large heavy art table book. History of art. Reference-introduction to Classic masterpieces. Painters, sculptors, artists. History in chr...
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21st Century and Contemporary English Post-Modern Books

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Bulgari, Between Eternity and History, Jewelry Coffee Table or Library Book
By Bvlgari
Located in New York, NY
"Bulgari, Between Eternity and History", Bulgari's jewelry coffee table or library book celebrating Bulgari's 125th Anniversary as an iconic Italian luxury jeweler, "From 1884 To 200...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Books

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Desk, Vintage, Mahogany, Gilding, Book-Spine Form Drawers, History of England
Located in Eversholt, Bedfordshire
I have never seen a desk like this before, it is really quirky, a great conversation piece. Tan leather top with gold leaf embossed tooling surrounded by crossbanding. The frieze ...
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Vintage 1980s English Post-Modern Desks

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Mahogany, Giltwood

The Glasshouse by John Hix – Phaidon Architecture History and Garden Photo Book
By Phaidon
Located in Philadelphia, PA
The Glasshouse traces the evolution of glass enclosures from the mid-17th century when the desire to nurture exotic plants in a foreign climate led to the development of the glasshou...
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20th Century English International Style Books

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Isaac Newton's "Principia", the Most Important Book in the History of Science
Located in New York, NY
Newton, ISAAC. Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica Rare 1726 third edition of newton's principia, the last edition edited by newton and the basis for all subsequent ed...
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Antique 1720s British Neoclassical Books

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Animal Skin

Art and Fashion by Marcel Vertes Fashion History Book Coffee Table Book 1944
Located in Port Saint Lucie, FL
This fabulous book was written by Marcel Vertes, the late costume designer and Vogue illustrator/artist. Wonderful for fashion history and makes the perfect coffee table book. Come...
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1940s Fashion

John Mitchell "The History of Ireland" Book
Located in New York, NY
1 Volume. (Ireland) Ancient and Modern. Bound in Full green Morocco, all edges gilt, raised bands, ornate Git on spines and covers, Profusely illustrated, Large Thick Quarto. ...
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Antique 1860s Books

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History of Europe, 23 Volume Book Set
Located in New York, NY
23 Volumes. Alison History of Europe from the French Revolution to the restoration of the Burbons to the fall of Napoleon and the Accession of Louis Napoleon. Published William Black...
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Antique Early 19th Century Books

"The Frederic Remington Book, a Pictorial History of the West"
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
This is a limited edition volume on renowned western artist, Frederic Remington by author Harold McCracken. Published in 1966, with decorative boards and matching slipcase -- this i...
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Vintage 1960s American Books

"Hi-Fi The History of High-End Audio Design" Book
Located in London, GB
A beyond-cool look at the world of high-end audio design for passionate collectors, obsessive audiophiles, and design fans At a time when sales of vinyl records have hit a 25-year hi...
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21st Century and Contemporary European Books

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Early Islam, Great Ages Of Man, A History Of The World's Cultures Book
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Early Islam - Great Ages Of Man, A History Of The World's Cultures Hardcover – January 1, 1967 by Desmond and the Editors of Time-life Books Stewart (Author) Islam is a way of life...
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Vintage 1960s Asian Islamic Books

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Cartier Style and History 'Book'
By Cartier
Located in London, GB
This beautiful book was published to accompany an exhibition held in the Grand Palais in 2013. It is one of a small number which came in a clamshell box (which does have a small 1 in...
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20th Century More Jewelry

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French History Book-Les Grandes Epoques de la France, 1868
Located in Austin, TX
A French history book dated 1868 and published by Delagrave and Dupont, Paris. Les Grandes Epoques de la France features famous French historical figures such as Vercingetorix, Joan ...
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Antique Mid-19th Century French Books

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Leather, Paper

"Petra, Its History & Monuments," First Edition Book
Located in valatie, NY
Petra, Its History and Monuments, by Sir Alexander B.W. Kennedy. London: Country Life, 1925. First Edition, 88 pp., hardcover, lacking dust jacket. 211 sepia photographs, four full p...
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20th Century English Books

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"Arts of Korea, An Illustrated History by Evelyn McCune" Book
By Evelyn McCune
Located in valatie, NY
“The Arts of Korea, An Illustrated History by Evelyn McCune” book. Rutland: Charles E. Tuttle Company., 1962. First edition hardcover with dust jacket. 452 pp. A historical account o...
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20th Century American Books

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History of Art for Young People 5th Edition Hardcover Book
Located in North Hollywood, CA
History of Art for Young People 5th Edition Hardcover book. Book by Anthony Janson and H. W. Janson For nearly 25 years, History of Art for Young People has remained unsurpassed as...
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Late 20th Century American Country Books

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"Shock of the New, The Hundred-Year History of Modern Art" Book
By Robert Hughes
Located in valatie, NY
The Shock of the New: The Hundred-Year History of Modern Art, Its Rise, Its Dazzling Achievement, Its Fall by Robert Hughes. Alfred A. Knopf, 1981. Pre publication first edition hard...
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Vintage 1980s American Books

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The Magic Magic Book. An Inquiry into the Venerable History and Operation
By Ricky Jay
Located in New York, NY
JAY, Ricky. The Magic Magic Book. An Inquiry into the Venerable History and Operation of the Oldest Trick Conjuring Volumes, Designated "Blow Books." Two volumes. Illustrated by ...
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1990s Contemporary More Art

History Book For Sale on 1stDibs

With a vast inventory of beautiful furniture at 1stDibs, we’ve got just the history book you’re looking for. Each history book for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using paper, animal skin and leather. Find 18 options for an antique or vintage history book now, or shop our selection of 1 modern versions for a more contemporary example of this long-cherished piece. There are many kinds of the history book you’re looking for, from those produced as long ago as the 18th Century to those made as recently as the 21st Century. A history book is a generally popular piece of furniture, but those created in Modern, Neoclassical and Regency styles are sought with frequency. You’ll likely find more than one history book that is appealing in its simplicity, but Bvlgari, Evelyn McCune and Phaidon produced versions that are worth a look.

How Much is a History Book?

Prices for a history book can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, they begin at $45 and can go as high as $32,000, while the average can fetch as much as $225.