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1 A Look At Architecture Columbus Indiana
Columbus, IN Visitors Center, Columbus 1991 Sixth Edition Softcover Very Good+ 
B&W Photographs; 6.75 X 4.25 X 1 inches; 150 pages; Soft cover has light rubbing/scuffing. White spine with black lettering. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. Extensively illustrated with b/w photographs. Chronological listing from 1853 --1992. "The high number of notable public buildings and sculptures in the Columbus area, designed by such individuals as Eero Saarinen, I. M. Pei, Robert Venturi, Cesar Pelli, and Richard Meier have led to Columbus earning the nickname "Athens of the Prairie." Six buildings, built between 1942 and 1965, are National Historic Landmarks, and approximately 60 other buildings sustain the Bartholomew County seat's reputation as a showcase of modern architecture. National Geographic Magazine once devoted an entire article to the town's architecture". Magazine once devoted an entire article to the town's architecture". Magazine once devoted an entire article to the town's architecture". 
Price: 15.50 USD
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2 Miguel Angel Roca: Architectural Monographs #36
Northbrook, IL Academy Group 1994 1854902768 / 9781854902764 First Edition Printer Wrapper Fine with no dust jacket 
Cover has some scufifng, rubbing, edge wear. Stiff boards have front and back flaps. Pages are clean and tight; printed on high quality, glossy paper. Black remainder mark on side of pages. Richly illustrated with 100+ color photos and drawings. Has essays on how civic architecture fits in urban life, the city center as cathedral, and architecture and commitment. 120 pages covering Roca's projects in Argentina and Bolivia; a chronology of his works and a biography. Oversized. ; Remainder; Color Illustrations; 4to ; 144 pages 
Price: 12.50 USD
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3 Rheims and the Battle for its Possession, A panoramic History and Guide [Michelin Illustrated Guides to the Battlefields ]
Clermont-ferrand, France Michelin & Co. 1919 First Edition (?) Soft Cover Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket 
1914-1918 Series; B&W maps & photographs; 5 1/4 x 8 1/4; 176 pages; Soft cover looks like stiff boars, but is flexible. Has bumping, rubbing, scuffing, sunning. Pages have sunning, bumping, some light corner creasing. DJ has many small tears and nicks, sunning, rubbing, scuffing, bumping. Pages are overall, clean and tight. Illustrated with many b/w maps and photographs, many of them showing the destruction wrought by the recently concluded war. 2 page color map of Rheims, and a b/w floor plan of the ancient cathedral. Very interesting view of touring France, very shortly after the conclusion of World War I, which was devastating to France. The book is dedicated "In memory of the Michelin employees and workmen who died gloriously for their country". One of a series of Michelin Guides to the Battlefields 1914-1918. 
Price: 21.25 USD
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4 San Antonio In Pictures
(san Antonio, Tx?) No Publisher Listed. N.D. Softcover Very Good 
Cover is stapled wraps. This is a guide book to historic San Antonio, Texas. Pages not numbered. No date given, but appears to be from 1940s, probably during World War II. There are 93 b/w photos. Quite a few pictures with emphasis on military training, including pictures of P-39, C-60, P-40, etc. , all relating to the Randolph Field's Central Instructors' School [of aviation]. Nice souvenir booklet, blast from the past kind of title. ; B&W Photographs; 7 1/2 x 10 1/2; Unpaginated pages; Cover has shelf wear, rubbing/scuffing, light bumping, some color flaked off from underpaper at spine, creasing on back cover. 
Price: 10.25 USD
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5 Shared Moments A Journey through Time--DVD Included
Gaithersburg, MD Benzie Area Historical Society 2007 1932433910 / 9781932433913 First Edition First Printing; Hardcover New in New dust jacket 
B&W Illustrations; 9 1/2 x 12 x 1/2; x, 289 pages; Hard cover is black with silver lettering on front and spine. This is a NEW book. Laid in are a thank you card from the Historical Society. Inside back cover is clear pocket with DVD of 'Camp Days at Crystal Lake'. Pages are clean and tight. DJ has sticker on front saying 'DVD included'. DJ in mylar cover. Benzie County is located in the NW of the lower peninsula, south of Traverse City, on Lake Michigan. Lavishly illustrated with 100+ b/w photographs. 2 page map of area from 1837 at front of book. "The Benzie Area Historical Society seeks to educate the public about the Benzie area, its people, and its history through exhibits at the museum and programs throughout the area. The Benzie Area Historical Museum, owned and operated by the Society, collects and preservers artifacts, photos, and stories about our past. The Museum is housed in an 1887 Congregational Church building and is on the Michigan State Register of Historic Sites". Oversized, 5#. 
Price: 42.50 USD
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6 William Alsop And Jan Stormer: Architectural Monographs #33
London Academy Group 1993 1854902644 / 9781854902641 First Edition Soft Cover Near Fine 
Cover has some scuffing and rubbing, light edge wear. Pages are clean and tight; printed on high quality, glossy paper. Has 100+ color and b/w photos, drawings and diagrams. Includes a section with biographies, selected projects and awards. Oversized, 4#. ; Academy Editions Series; Photographs; 4to, 10 x 12; 144 pages 
Price: 13.50 USD
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The Black Death  The Great Mortality of 1348-1350: A Brief History with Documents, Aberth, John
7 Aberth, John The Black Death The Great Mortality of 1348-1350: A Brief History with Documents
Boston Bedford/St. Martin's 2005 031240087X / 9780312400873 Paperback Near Fine 
Bedford Cultural Editions Series Series; B&W Map & Illustrations; 8.10 X 5.50 X 0.50 inches; xv, 199 pages; Soft cover has a white spine, with black lettering. Slight rubbing, bumping. Pages are clean and tight. Ilustrated with 1 b/w map and 7 b/w pictures. "This is an excellent collections of sources. The selected texts are well chosen, often otherwise unavailable, comprehensive in the views they present, and long enogh to be very useful. The inclusion of sources from throughout Europe and the Middle East is excellent and fills a gap". 7 chapters, each with their own citations at the end; appendices; bibliography; index. 
Price: 16.25 USD
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8 Aikman, Lonnelle Rider With Destiny: George Washington
Mclean, VA Link Press, Publishers 1983 0912991011 / 9780912991016 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good+ 
Softcover is heavy cardboard; black ground with gold lettering on front and spine. Blue monochrome endpapers. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with dozens of b/w drawings and photographs. Sections are: Behind Myth and Monument; a Capital is Born; "My Own Vine and Fig Tree"; bibliography; index. Oversized, 3#. ; B & W illustrations; 9 x 12; 173 pages; Cover has shelf wear, light rubbing/scuffing, bumping and some minor, shallow scratches towards the bottom of the rear cover. 
Price: 9.50 USD
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9 Albert W Wardin, Jr. Belmont Mansion The Home of Joseph and Adelicia Acklen
Nashville, TN Belmount Mansion Association 1997 Third Revised Edition Third Printing; Soft Cover Near Fine Illustrated by Bob Schatz, Photographer 
B & W and Color; 8 1/2 x 11; 48 pages; Soft cover has slight rubbing/bumping. Stapled wraps. Laid in are two pieces; one is a peach colored page about the mansion; the other is green folded brochure, giving opening hourse and history of the mansion. Each is as new condition. Pages of the booklet are like new, appears as if unused. Illustrated with 2 maps, 14 b/w pictures and 58 color pictures, as well as 2 floor plans and a 2 page geneaology. "Belmont Mansion, also known as Acklen Hall, and originally known as Belle Monte, Belle Mont or Belmont, is a historic mansion located in Nashville, Tennessee on the campus of Belmont University. , , , In 1849, Adelicia Hayes Franklin married Joseph Alexander Smith Acklen, a young attorney from Alabama, and they immediately began construction of Belle Monte (Belmont) on 180 acres in Davidson County. Completed by 1853 as an Italian villa style summer home. Adelicia and Joseph used Belmont as a summer home to escape from the heat of Adelicia's seven Louisiana cotton plantations, which totaled 8,600 acres. The Acklens built, furnished, and landscaped one of the most elaborate antebellum homes in the South, totaling 36 rooms and 19,000 sq ft (1,800 m2)." Foreword; History; Bibliography; Genealogy. 
Price: 31.75 USD
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10 Allen, Kevin Mr. & Mrs. Hockey: Signed Copy A Tribute to the Sport's Greatest Couple
Wayne, MI Immortal Investments Publishing 2004 0972363718 / 9780972363716 Hard Cover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
SIGNED BY MR. & MRS. GORDIE HOWE, with an inscription. Hard cover is red with gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight. Extensively illustrated with dozens of color and b/w photographs. Foreword by Mike & Marian Ilitch, the longtime owners of the Detroit Red Wings [although not during the Howe era]. Howe is such an institution, a true 'Living Legend' in Detroit, that the name 'Mr. Hockey' is copyrighted. When Howe played for the Red Wings, it was at the now leveled Olympia Stadium. "Howe was an ambidextrous player, able to use the straight sticks of his era to shoot left or right-handed. He received his first taste of pro experience at fifteen years old ...A year later, he was noticed by Detroit Red Wings scout Fred Pinckney. He was signed by the Red Wings and assigned to their junior team, the Galt Red Wings... In 1945, however, he was promoted to the Omaha Knights of the minor professional United States Hockey League (USHL) , where he scored 48 points in 51 games as a seventeen-year-old. While playing in Omaha, Frank Selke of the Toronto Maple Leafs organization noticed that Howe was not properly listed as Red Wings property. Having a good relationship with Detroit coach Jack Adams, he notified Adams of the clerical error and Howe was quickly put on the team's protected list. Signing with the Red Wings for his first season...Howe made his NHL debut in 1946 at the age of 18, playing right wing for the Detroit Red Wings, #9 which he would wear for the rest of his career; and which is one of the few retired Red Wings player's numbers. Howe quickly established himself as a great goal scorer and a gifted playmaker with a willingness to fight. In fact, he fought so often in his rookie season to the point that he was told by coach Jack Adams, "I know you can fight. Now can you show me you can play hockey?" The hockey term, Gordie Howe hat trick, which includes a goal, an assist, and a fight, was coined after Howe in reference to his penchant for fighting. Using his great physical strength, he was able to dominate the opposition in a career that spanned five decades. In a feat unsurpassed by any hockey player, Gordie Howe finished in the top five in scoring for twenty straight seasons. Although famous as #9 during his long career, 18-year old Gordon Howe actually wore #17 throughout his rookie season with the Detroit Red Wings in 1946–47. Howe led Detroit to four Stanley Cups and to first place in regular season play for seven consecutive years (1948–49 to 1955–56) , a feat never equaled in NHL history. During this time Howe and his linemates, Sid Abel and Ted Lindsay, were known collectively as "The Production Line", both for their scoring and as an allusion to Detroit auto factories. The trio dominated the league in such a fashion that in 1949–50, they finished one-two-three in league scoring. Howe had been in his prime during a defensive era, the 1940s and 1950s, when scoring was difficult and checking was tight. " Growing up in a sports loving Detroit family, heard many a tale of Howe and his amazing hockey abilities, from family and neighbors. A great piece of Detroit and sports history. ; Photographs; 1.1 x 9.2 x 6 Inches; xviii, 265+ pages; Hardcover has minor shelf wear and bumping. Missing DJ. ; Signed by Biographee 
Price: 16.75 USD
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11 Andersson, Espen & Secretan, Val BRYGGEN THE HANSEATIC SETTLEMENT IN BERGAN
Bergen Publisher Not Specified 1982 8299079438 / 9788299079433 Hardcover As New 
B&W Illustrations; 9 1/4 x 10 1/2; 108 pages; Hard cover has white and brown spine with black lettering. Very slight bumping. Pages are clean and tight. Book appears as if unused; gift quality. Illustrated with 78 b/w pictures. This is the first English edition. "Bryggen, the old wharf of Bergen, is a reminder of the town’s importance as part of the Hanseatic League’s trading empire from the 14th to the mid-16th century. Many fires, the last in 1955, have ravaged the characteristic wooden houses of Bryggen. Its rebuilding has traditionally followed old patterns and methods, thus leaving its main structure preserved, which is a relic of an ancient wooden urban structure once common in Northern Europe. Today, some 62 buildings remain of this former townscape. Bergen, one of North Europe’s oldest port cities on the west coast of Norway which was established as a centre for trade by the 12th century. In 1350 the Hanseatic League established a “Hanseatic Office” in Bergen. "They gradually acquired ownership of Bryggen and controlled the trade in stockfish from Northern Norway through privileges granted by the Crown. The Hanseatic League established a total of four overseas Hanseatic Offices, Bryggen being the only one preserved today. Today it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site". Chronology; bibliography; list of illustrations. 
Price: 35.50 USD
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Egyptology: Search For The Tomb Of Osiris: Being The Journal Of Miss Emily Sands, November 1926, Andrew, Ian & Dugald Steer
12 Andrew, Ian & Dugald Steer Egyptology: Search For The Tomb Of Osiris: Being The Journal Of Miss Emily Sands, November 1926
Cambridge, MA Candlewick Press 2004 0763626384 / 9780763626389 Hardcover New Illustrated by Emily Sands, Nick Harris, Helen Ward 
B & W and Color; 1.1 x 12 x 10.3 Inches; 32 pages; Hardcover is gold with gold lettering on front and black lettering on spine. Multi-colored bird in center of front. Pages are clean and tight. Lavishly illustrated with maps, drawings, photographs, letters in envelopes, moveable pieces, etc. "Written as an amateur Egyptologist's travel journal from 1926, each spread covers a distinct area of antiquity and is mainly factual in content, except for the author's chatty asides. The type resembles that of an old manual typewriter and the photos, reproductions, and sketches make the journal seem more realistic. There are papyrus pull-outs, pop-up art, minibooks, and fold-out maps and an envelope in the back with period postcards, ticket stubs, etc. " by Carol Wichman. Very oversized, 5#. 
Price: 13.50 USD
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Conservation Design for Subdivisions  A Practical Guide To Creating Open Space Networks, Arendt, Randall G.
13 Arendt, Randall G. Conservation Design for Subdivisions A Practical Guide To Creating Open Space Networks
Covelo, CA Island Press 1996 1559634898 / 9781559634892 Third Printing; Soft Cover Very Good+ 
B & W and Color illustrations; 11 x 8 1/2; xix, 184 pages; AUTHOR SIGNED on title page. Soft cover has slight shelf wear and rubbing. Black lettering on white spine; oblong shaped. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. Extensively illustrated with b/w and color drawings, diagrams and elevations. "Arendt explores better ways of designing new residential developments. He presents a practical handbook for residential developers, site designers, local officials, and landowners that explains how to implement new ideas about land-use planning and enivronmental protection; 7 appendices; further reading; index. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 21.25 USD
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The Wright 3, Balliett, Blue & Brett Helquist
14 Balliett, Blue & Brett Helquist The Wright 3
New York Scholastic Press 2006 0439693675 / 9780439693677 Hardcover New in New dust jacket Illustrated by Brett Helquist 
B&W Illustrations; 8.40 X 5.50 X 1.20 inches; 318 pages; Hard cover is teal with b/w photo on front. DJ. New book. Brick colored end papers. Pages are clean and tight, illustrated with b/w original drawings by Brett Helquist. In the midst of a series of unexplained accidents and mysterious coincidences, sixth-graders Calder, Petra, and Tommy lead their classmates in an attempt to keep Frank Lloyd Wright's famous, historic Robie House , in the Hyde Park area of greater Chicago, from being demolished. 
Price: 8.75 USD
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The Most Beautiful Villages of Burgundy, Bentley, James &  Hugh Palmer
15 Bentley, James & Hugh Palmer The Most Beautiful Villages of Burgundy
London Thames & Hudson 1998 0500018626 / 9780500018620 First Edition (?) Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Color Illustrations; 12.30 X 10.10 X 1 inches; 224 pages; Hard cover is green with gold lettering on spine. DJ has faint rubbing; in a mylar cover. Yellow end papers. Lavishly illustrated with 270 color photographs. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. "The four 'departements' of Burgundy offer a delightful diversity in their villages...influence of religious architecture can be seen everywhere, but the villages of Burgundy are more varied than the twin presences of vineyard and abbey would suggest...Complete with a map and traveler's guide...." . Bibliography. Very oversized. 
Price: 19.50 USD
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16 Bindman, David; Contributors Aileen Dawson and Mark Jones The Shadow of the Guillotine Britain and the French Revolution
No Place Published for the Trustees of the British Museum 1989 0714116378 / 9780714116372 Soft Cover Very Good+ 
Softcover is heavy, glazed, purple paper withi white lettering on the front and a white spine with black lettering. Pages are clean and tight. This is an exhibition catalogue. Lavishly illustrated with 200 b/w pictures, and 8 color plates. Sections: Before the Revolution; the first year of liberty: Bastille to Federation; the collapse of the French monarchy; the first year of equality, September 1792- June 1793; the second year of equality: France under the guillotine, June 1 1793 - July 1794; British artists and writers and the Revolution; Thermidor to Brumaire, July 1794 - November 1799; Sovereignty of the king and sovereignty of the people; the 'emigres'; Retrospect: the view from the 19th century; notes; abbreviated references and bibliography; chronology; glossary; index. Oversized; 4#. ; Exhibition Catalogue Series; B&W and Color Illustrations; 8 1/2 x 11; 232 pages; Soft cover has light shelf wear, bumping, rubbing/scuffing. 
Price: 49.50 USD
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17 Bishai, Wilson B Humanities in the Arabic-Islamic World
Dubuque, Iowa W. C. Brown Co. 1973 0697031047 / 9780697031044 First Edition (?) Soft Cover Very Good- 
Soft cover has black spine with white lettering. Pages are clean and tight; shows signs of light use; no underlining or highlighting. Illustrated with 14 b/w photographs, as well as 3 maps, a page of music and a chart . Sections: Background of the Arabic-Islamic Culture; Islam as a religion and way of life; Al-Ghazali and Ibn Rushd: a Muslim theologian and a philospher speak out; Arabic language and literature; pictorial art, architecture and music; the changless and the changeable in the Arabic-Islamic Culture: glossary of Arabic terms: index. ; Studies in Ethnic and Non-Western Cultures Series; B&W Photographs & maps; 8.90 X 6 X 0.50 inches; xii, 147 pages; Cover has shelf wear, rubbing/scuffing, sunning, light creasing, bumping. Former owner's name tidily written inside front cover. 
Price: 13.50 USD
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18 Black, Mary New York City's Gracie Mansion: A History of the Mayor's House 1646-1942
New York Pub Center Cultural Resources 1984 0961372907 / 9780961372903 Hard Cover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
B&W Illustrations; 9 X 8.40 X 0.60 inches; x, 93 pages; Hard cover is black with some rubbing. Scuffing, bumping. Black spine with gold lettering. Birthday gift inscription in green felt tip on a front, blank page. DJ has light rubbing, scuffing, bumping; price clipped front flap; in a mylar cover. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Blue end papers. Lavishly illustrated with b/w pictures and a 4 page fold out of manhattan, at rear of book. "An account of the years 1646 to 1942 based on Gracie Mansion, an historic structures report by Joan R. Olshansky ... And on the unpublished manuscript by Susan E. Lyman, Archibald Gracie and his mansion." Archibald Gracie then built another building, now known as Gracie Mansion, on the site in 1799, and used it as a country home until 1823, when he had to sell it to pay debts. In 1942, Robert Moses convinced Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia to appropriate the house as a mayoral residence. Its main two floors are open to the public on a limited basis for guided tours and serve as a small museum. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1975. Index. 
Price: 14.25 USD
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19 Blair, William M. , Foreword Treasures Of Versailles A Loan Exhibition from the French Government Organized by the Art Istitute of Chicago 1962-1963
Chicago Art Institute of Chicago 1962 Second Printing; Soft Cover Very Good+ 
Exhibition Catalogue Series; B & W illustrations; 10 x 7 3/4; Unpaginated pages; Soft cover is stiff paper, grey spine with black lettering. Previous owner's name sticker inside back cover. Slight bumping. Red endpapers. Pages are clean and tight, still stiff. 60 pages of text and 48 b/w illustrations. Sections cover paintings; drawings; sculpture; furniture and objets d'art. Final leaf, figure 58, has some red color transfer from end papers. Excellent guide which gives a terrific look at the arts used to decorate the massive palace complex of Versailles, now one of the finest museums in the world. 
Price: 10.50 USD
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20 Blake, Robin Anthony Van Dyck A Life 1599-1641
London Constable & Company Ltd. 1999 009479720X / 9780094797208 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Cover is dark blue with silver lettering on spine. Blue endpapes. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Illustrated with 62 b/w photographs. "This new biography re-evaluates the man not only as a remarkably individual portratist, but as a fully rounded Baroque artist of memorable power...an engrossing account of the public and private life of an unusually driven genius [who started as an apprentice to Sir Peter Paul Reubens]...keeping up a punishing work-rate. He knew most of the great men and women of his day, but his story is also enlivened by glimpses of lesser figures..." Van Dyck was a man who defined himself almost entirely through his work...." For anyone who is a fan of Van Dyck, as am I, this is a must have title for your collection--I've got a copy for myself. An artist whose lifetime output was enormous, varied, influential and, at its best, mesmerizing and magnetic. ; B&W Photographs; 6 1/4 x 9 1/2; xii, 433 pages; DJ has slight rubbing/shelfwear; in a mylar cover. 
Price: 29.50 USD
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