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1 Mathematicians And Computer Wizards
Farmington Hills, MI Macmillan Reference Usa/Gale Group 2001 002865501X / 9780028655017 First Edition Thus Hardcover New 
Hardcover book; green ground with white lettering on the spine. Pages are clean and tight; still crisp. This is a NEW book. Extensively illustrated with b/w drawings or photos of the people included. The biographies are listed alphabetically; a time line of mathematics; sources; glossary, index. ; Macmillan Profiles Series; B & W illustrations; 7 `/4 x 10 1/4; 426 pages; Very slight rubbing. 
Price: 38.75 USD
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2 Palm Beach International Art & Antique Fair Paintings, Furniture, Silver, Jewelry, Textiles & Objects; January 30- February 9,
Florida[?] International Fine Art Expositions 2003 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Cover is dark blue with gold lettering on front and spine. Brown, monochrome flower picture on endpapers. Pages are clean and tight; this appears as if unused. This is the auction catalog from one of the most prominent American art and antique fairs. Sections are: From the Organizers; Letters of Greeting; Norton Museum of Art; Index of Exhibitors; Exhibiting Galleries; Advertisements; Future Expositions; Acknowledgements. All of the items, along with the extensive description, are accompanied by a color photo. The items are gorgeous, some of them very exotic, and makes one wish you could just zip down there for the next fair and start bidding. Even has pages for notes at the back. Oversized, 4#. ; Color Photographs; 9 x 12; 155+ pages; Cover has slight bumping. DJ has some light bumping and rubbing; in a mylar cover. 
Price: 19.50 USD
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3 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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4 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
5 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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6 Barton, Lucy Historic Costume for the Stage by Lucy Barton 1963
Boston Walter H. Baker Company 1963 Second Revised Edition Hardcover Very Good- Illustrated by David Sarvis 
Ex-Library; B&W Illustrations; 10.10 X 7 X 1.80 inches; x, 609 pages; Hardcover is former library book. Has Dewey number on spine and some stamps on end papers, plus a pocket, but otherwise shows little to no signs of being a popular book, or used much. Cover has light rubbing, bumping and some fading. No DJ as issued. Pages are very clean and tight. Lavishly iilustrated by David Sarvis, with a color frontispiece. Originally published in 1935, this is a revised and expanded edition from 1963. Covers costume history from the ancient world to early 20th century. Bibliography: More books; books, periodicals; index. Oversized, 4#. 
Price: 32.25 USD
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7 Berger, John & Jim Savage Berger on Drawing
Aghabullogue, Co. Cork, Ireland Occasional Press 2007 0954897633 / 9780954897635 Second Edition Paperback Very Good+ 
B&W Illustrations; 9.61 X 6.61 X 0.63 inches; v,159 pages; Soft cover is self wraps, has slight bumping, rubbing. Pink spine with black lettering. Previous owner's name neatly written on bottom of half title page. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with 47 b/w drawings. The prolific author's ideas can be summed up into three main concepts: Drawing as observation, drawing as memory and drawing as expressing ideas. Although drawing from observation was of fundamental importance in the past today we see more and more an engagement of drawing with memory and as expression of ideas. This doesn't mean that people don't deal with observational drawing, it means that its practice as it was in the past has become obsolete in the sense of drawing is a starting point as study for a final painting. The introduction of photography and the end of old art academies accelerated this change. This essay will deal mainly with drawing as memory and drawing as ideas. It will first look at artists who use drawing in a more conventional way for ideas and memory. Then it will move on to consider artists who challenge the medium itself (pencil, paper and so on) to push the idea of drawing to express drawing as memory and drawing as observation. 
Price: 178.25 USD
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8 Brett, K. B. Women's Costume in Early Ontario
Toronto The Governors of the University of Toronto 1966 Soft Cover Very Good+ 
Soft cover is stapled wraps. Heavy, yellow paper covers. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with 17 b/w photographs. "The earliest styles described in this booklet came to Upper Canada with the first settlers in 1784; the latest may have graced a lady of fashion on Confederation Day in 1867. Between these dates Ontario grew from a few scattered military and trading posts to a rapidly developing, wealthy, agricultural and industrial province..." ; Royal Ontario Museum Series Series; B&W Illustrations; 6 x 9; 16 pages; Very slight rubbing. 
Price: 8.50 USD
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9 Brose, David S, James A. Brown, and David W. Penney Ancient Art Of The American Woodland Indians Exhibition Catalogue
Harry N. Abrams, in Association With the Detroit Institute of Arts 1985 0895581051 / 9780895581051 First Edition (?) Softcover Near Fine Illustrated by Dirk Bakker 
Softcover is heavy, glazed paper. Grey spine with burgundy lettering. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Lavishly illustrated with 141 color and b/w plates; 32 figures; and a map. This is an exhibition catalogue for a show that appeared at: The National Gallery of Art, Washington , D. C. , March 17 - August 4, 1985; The Detroit Institute of Arts, September 2 - November 11, 1985; The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, December 16 - March 2, 1986. Printed and bound in Japan. Sections are: Introduction; Late Archaic Period; Woodland Period; Mississippian Period; Continuities of Imagery and Symbolism in the Art of the Woodlands; checklist; bibliography; index; photo credits. Oversized/extra heavy; 4#. ; B & W and color illustrations; 8 1/2 x 11; 240 pages; Cover has minor shelf wear, rubbing/scuffing. 
Price: 19.50 USD
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10 Capatti, Alberto & Giuseppe Vaccarini The Squash History, Folklore, Ancient Recipes
Konemann 1998 3829014627 / 9783829014625 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Hard cover has illustrated cover, same as DJ. Black spine with orange lettering. Illustrated end papers, showing all kinds of gorgeous squash. Oblong shaped. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Illustrated with dozens of color photographs to accompany the luscious recipes. First published in Italian, 1996. Translated by Pamela Marwood/Ros Schawartz Translations, London. Printed in Hungary. Background on the squash until page 24. Then recipes, from the Renaissance to the late 19th century. Sections are: recipes by Arneo Nizzoli; Squash recipes from famous Italian cities. ; Color Photographs; 0.7 x 9.6 x 8.3 Inches; 143 pages; Cover has minor bumping. DJ has light shelf wear, bumping, rubbing, edge wear. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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11 Caulfeild, S. F. A. House Mottoes And Inscriptions: Old And New New and Revised Edition Illustrated
Detroit, MI Singing Tree Press 1968 First Edition Thus Hardcover Near Fine 
Cover is brown with gold lettering on spine. Tan endpapers. Pages are clean and tight. Interior of book appears as if unused. Looks like one of those books that gets purchased and then just sits around for decades, untouched except for occasionally moving it from hither to yon. Illustrated with b/w photos. This is a reprint of the title originally published in 1908, London, by Elliot Stock, Paternoster Row, E. C.. Sections are: Introduction: Ancient Inscriptions; English Inscriptions; Scottish and Irish Inscriptions; Sundial Inscriptions, including some on Posy Rings, Organs, Bells, and Others. This Singing Tree Press reprint is very scarce. ; B&W Illustrations; 5 1/2 x 8 3/4; 149 pages; Cover has light bumping and edge wear, some scuffing/rubbing. Some sunning on edges of text block. 
Price: 19.75 USD
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12 Cawthorne, Nigel The Art Of The Aztecs
London Hamlyn/Octopus Publishing Group Ltd. 1999 0600597105 / 9780600597100 First Edition (?) Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Hardcover is black cloth with white lettering on the spine. The DJ is turquoise with black lettering on front and spine. Illustrated endpapers. Pages are clean, as if unused. Lavishly illustrated with dozens of color photographs and maps. Chapters are: Who Were the Aztecs? ; Architecture; Mountain Shrines and Cliff Reliefs; Sculpture; Codices; Jewellery; Textiles and Weaving; Pottery and Ceramic. Really nice overview of Aztec world, culture and arts. ; Color Illustrations; 9 x 9 3/4; 96 pages; Cover has slight bumping. DJ has light rubbing/scuffing, shelfwear, a few minor creases along the edges; in a mylar cover. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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13 Clason Edward and Anders Franzen Wasa Fynd Och Bargning
Stockholm Nordiska Uppslagbocker AB, Stockholm 1959 First Edition (?) Hardcover Very Good+ in Poor dust jacket 
Cover is yellow with green lettering on front and spine. Pages are clean and tight. Extensively illustrated with 50+ b/w photos and drawings. Tipped in is a newspaper article, in English, from "The Detroit News" 3 January 1971. Text is in Swedish. Article says 'Detroit is to get an inside view of the Wasa, the Swedish navy ship that was a disaster in the 17th century but has proved a triumph in the 20th...64-gun ship, the most heavily aremed battlewagon of her day, when she turned turtle and sank 10 August 1628 on her maiden voyage. ' Shades of the Titanic! Of her crew of 200 men, 50 drowned. The ship is on permanent display in Stockholm, in a specially built museum from 1990. Looks to be a recovered and displayed ship, similar to the "Mary Rose" in Portsmouth, England, the warship of Henry VIII. Oversized. ; B&W Illustrations; 8 1/2 x 11; 64 pages; Cover has some light edge wear, bumping; sunning on front end paper; inscription [in Swedish? ] on front endpaper. Pages 3563 have water ripples on bottom corner, but does not intrude into text. DJ has tears, creases, rubbing, bumping, fading; in a Brodart cover. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14 Corbishley, Mike and Hazel Mary Martell The Vikings At a Glance
New York Peter Bedrick Books 1998 0872265587 / 9780872265585 Hardcover Near Fine 
Cover is glazed boards. Pages are clean and tight; printed on alkaline paper, with reinforced binding. This is a NEW book. Extensively illustrated with dozens of color drawings. Starts with a time chart from 700-1400. Chapters are: Site-seeing--A Guide to the Viking World; Homelands of the Vikings; Trade and Transport; Kings and Things; Viking Society; Everyday Life; Warriors and Raiders; Viking Builders; Words and Pictures; Religion; After the Vikings; Glossary. ; Color Illustrations; 7 x 9 3/4; 30 pages; Cover has slight shelfwear. 
Price: 7.75 USD
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15 Cranston, J. Herbert Huronia, Cradle of Ontario's History
Barrie, Ontario, Canada Huronia Historical Sites Association 1969 Eighth Printing; Paperback Near Fine Illustrated by C. W. Jeffreys 
B&W Maps & Illustrations; 6 X 9; 80 pages; Soft cover is stapled wraps. Slight bumping and rubbing. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. Back cover is a map of Georgian Bay area. Illustrated with 24 b/w drawings by C. W. Jeffreys. Includes many maps. "This short history was first published by the Huronia Historic Sites Association in 1949, in the hope that the year-round residents and visitors to this part od Canada may better understand the lives of their forefathers, Indian and white, in the land of Huronia..." Further references; Indian Names. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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The Cave Painters  Probing the Mysteries of the World's First Artists, Curtis, Gregory
16 Curtis, Gregory The Cave Painters Probing the Mysteries of the World's First Artists
New York Anchor Books 2007 1400078873 / 9781400078875 Softcover Near Fine 
Soft cover is heavy paper; brownish/maroon spine with white lettering. Cover has picture of horse cave painting, black lettering on front. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Illustrated with 17 color photographs and some b/w photographs and drawings. "...is a vivid introduction to the spectacular cave paintings of France and Spain---the individuals who rediscovered them, theories about their origins, their splendor and glory....astonishing sophistication and power of the paintings and tells us what is known about their ancestors, the Cro-Magnon people of some 40000 years ago. He takes us through various theories---that the art was part of fertility or hunting rituals, or used for religious purposes, or was clan mythology---examining the ways interpretations ahve changed over time. .." notes; bibliography; index. ; B & W and Color; 0.7 x 7.9 x 5.1 Inches; 278 pages; Light shelf wear, rubbing/scuffing. 
Price: 8.50 USD
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The Avebury Cycle, Dames, Michael
17 Dames, Michael The Avebury Cycle
London Thames & Hudson 1996 0500278865 / 9780500278864 Second Edition Softcover Near Fine 
Soft cover has tan spine with white and black lettering. Pages are clean and tight. Appears as if unused. Over 200 b/w photographs, drawings, diagrams and maps. "Avebruy parish in Wiltshire contains the most amazing collection of Stone Age monuments to be found anywhere in the world. Taking into acount recent discoveries, this new edition of Dam'es aclaimed study explores the mystery of the Avebury monuments and reveals their collective purpose. Making skillful use of archaeology, ethnography and folklore, Dames argues that the monuments were key elements in the worship of the Great Goddess, each representing a different aspect of the annual fertility cycle corresponding to the agricultural year". Making skillful use of archaeology, ethnography and folklore, Dames argues that the monuments were key elements in the worship of the Great Goddess, each representing a different aspect of the annual fertility cycle corresponding to the agricultural year". Bibliograpy; picture references; index. ; B&W Illustrations; 9.45 X 6.22 X 0.63 inches; 240 pages; Cover has very slight bumping, rubbing 
Price: 16.25 USD
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18 Dark, Sidney London 1924 Edition
London Macmillan and Co. , Limited 1924 First Edition (?) Hardcover Very Good+ Illustrated by Joseph Pennell 
Hardcover is dark blue with gold crest in center of front; gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight; has deckled edges; gilt top of text block. Extensively illustrated with 55 b/w drawings by joseph pennell. According to the list of illustrations, these were created in 1908 but not reproduced before this volume. Tissue paper is still present between title page and frontispiece. A word and pictorial of London, as it was in 1908-1924 [and before the London Blizt of World War II changed much of the landscape, destroying or damaging countless historic and important buildings]. Reading through the table of contents and list of illustrations I see so many of my favorite spots to visit in what is the most incredible city, walking forever, seeing modern buildings next to centuries old ones....truly lovely and magical tour of a city, besides a bit of time travel, to over 80 years ago. ; B & W illustrations; 7 x 10 1/4; xi, 176 pages; 1924 edition. Cover has some shelf wear, rubbing/scuffing, bumping; spine is slightly faded with sunning. End papers have some yellowing, seems to be transfer from glue from paper covering the boards. 
Price: 14.50 USD
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19 Davidson, Hilda Roderick Ellis Pagan Scandinavia
New York F. A. Praeger 1967 0500020558 / 9780500020555 First American Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Hard cover is orange with gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight. Extensively illustrated with b/w illustrations: 1 map, 68 photographs and 29 line drawings. Sections include: thrshold of religion; sacred tomb; advent of the gods; great scarifices; dancing warriors; powers of ASgard; bibliography, plates, notes on the plates; index. "The aim of this book is to trace the history of religious cults and symbols in Scandinavia from the earliest archaeological records until the close of the heathen period". ; Ancient peoples and places Series; Vol. 58; B&W maps, photographs and drawings; 9.13 X 6.57 X 1.11 inches; 214 pages; Cover has minor shelf wear and bumping. DJ has light rubbing/scuffing; 1" closed tear at top of back; series of nicks and tiny tears around edges; front flap is price clipped; in a mylar cover. 
Price: 31.25 USD
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20 DeMeo, James SAHARASIA The 4000 BCE Origins of Child Abuse, Sex-Repression, Warfare and Social Violence, In the Deserts of the Old World
Greensprings, Oregon Natural Energy Works 1998 0962185558 / 9780962185557 First Edition First Printing; Soft Cover New 
Soft cover is heavy, glazed paper. Blue spine with orange lettering. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Stated first edition/first printing. Exhaustively illustrated with dozens of b/w charts, photographs, maps, diagrams, etc. Sections are: Survery of New Territory/Basic Assumptions and Theory; Recent Historical Dimensions of Armored Patrism/Mapping the Environmental and Cross-Cultural Evidence; Ancient Origins and Geographical Diffusion of Patrism; Mapping the Archaeological and Historical Evidence; Summary and Conclusions; 3 appendices; bibliography; index. Extra heavy; 5#. ; B & W photographs,, maps, charts and drawings; 1.2 x 10.7 x 8.5 Inches; xiii, 454 pages 
Price: 47.50 USD
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