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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 Meadow Brook Hall Concours D'elegance: August 1, 1999 Official Program
No Publisher Listed. 1999 First Edition First Printing; Softcover Near Fine 
This is an official program from the internationally renowned Meadow Brook Hall Concours d'Elegance, held every year at Meadow Brook Hall, Rochester, Michigan, on the grounds of Meadow Brook Hall, one of the largest private residences ever built in the US. It was the former home of Matilda Dodge Wilson, widow of an auto baron. The pages are clean and tight; printed on glossy paper. Laid in is a brochure from Fine Art Models, Birmingham, Michigan. Extensively illustrated with dozens of color and b/w photographs. Includes a field map, list of 1999 entries, as well as 1998 winners. To see these spectacular cars, in all of their glory, on the property of this fabulous estate, is a definite highlight of the year. I looked through these programs and see at least 20, or more, cars I'd love to bring home with me--the roadsters get me every time! While the programs show very nominal edge wear, they appear to have been very lightly handled, and then put away immediately. Oversized, 3#; Meadow Brook Hall Concours D'Elegance Series; Photographs; 8 1/4 x 11; 192 pages; The covers have slight rubbing and edge wear on them. 
Price: 12.25 USD
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3 Meadow Brook Hall Concours D'elegance: August 6, 2000 Official Program
No Publisher Listed. 2000 First Edition First Printing; Softcover Very Good+ 
This is an official program from the internationally renowned Meadow Brook Hall Concours d'Elegance, held every year at Meadow Brook Hall, Rochester, Michigan, on the grounds of Meadow Brook Hall, one of the largest private residences ever built in the US. It was the former home of Matilda Dodge Wilson, widow of an auto baron. The pages are clean and tight; printed on glossy paper. Laid in is a brochure from Fine Art Models, Birmingham, Michigan. Extensively illustrated with dozens of color and b/w photographs. Includes a field map, list of 2000 entries, as well as 1999 winners. To see these spectacular cars, in all of their glory, on the property of this fabulous estate, is a definite highlight of the year. I looked through these programs and see at least 20, or more, cars I'd love to bring home with me--the roadsters get me every time! While the programs show very nominal edge wear, they appear to have been very lightly handled, and then put away immediately. Oversized, 3#; Meadow Brook Hall Concours D'Elegance Series; Photographs; 8 1/4 x 11; 184 pages; The covers have slight rubbing and edge wear on them, upper right corner of front has missing 1 3/4 x 1 x 1 triangle. First page, first part of schedule of events, has page extending past rest of program and bent over. 
Price: 13.25 USD
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4 Melissa & Doug Petite Peel & Press Sticker By Number-fairy
Melissa & Doug Toy New 
8 X 7.90 X 0.50 inches; NEW, sealed in package. Glistening sparkle-gem stickers make this pretty scene come to life! It's easy to use this craft kit for kids: Just place each shaped "gem" on the wooden background according to the number key. The result is a glowing artwork that will make young artists proud! Its compact size (perfect for kids' party favors! ) makes this mini peel-and-press activity easy to complete in one sitting for fast, beautiful results. . 
Price: 17.25 USD
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5 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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6 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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7 Sealing Wax Art [1922 Edition] No. 524-50M-11-24
Framingham, MA Dennison Manufacturing Co. 1922 Soft Cover Very Good- 
Soft cover is stapled wraps. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with dozens of b/w drawings and photographs, and a two page color display in the center, for the 'Colors of Dennison Wax Deluxe and Letter Wax'. "The development of sealing wax for decorative purposes is growing all of the time and new uses are being discovered and new designs are constantly being created". ; B&W and color Illustrations; 5 x 8; 24 pages; Cover has rubbing/scuffing, sunning, shelf wear, small wear marks. Pages have minor, shallow creases, signs of careful use. 
Price: 13.00 USD
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8 Smithsonian Civil War Inside the National Collection
Washington, D. C. Smithsonian Books 2013 1588344800 / 9781588344809 First Edition First Printing; Paperback Fine 
B & W and Color; 10 X 9.40 X 0.90 inches; 384 pages; Soft cover has very slight rubbing. Pages are clean and tight. Appears as if unused. Lavishly illustrated with hundreds of b/w and color pictures. "For the very first time, the Smithsonian showcases the treasures of its Civil War collections in Smithsonian Civil War, taking readers inside the public displays as well as private cabinets, storerooms, and vaults to learn the stories of its most fascinating and significant pieces. Curators from thirteen Smithsonian museums and archives crafted this immersive exploration to illuminate the full scope of the political, military, social, and cultural climate of the era. In 150 entries to honor the 150th anniversary of the war, each curator tells a truly unique story focused on one-of-a-kind, famous, and previously unseen relics handpicked from the Smithsonian Institution collections. The objects featured range from military uniforms and weaponry to recruiting posters, portraits, jewelry, letters home, and currency, and span the prewar era, the war, and its aftermath". Index. Oversized/5#. 
Price: 21.50 USD
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9 The Toy And The Real Mccoy John Deere Toys and the Real Products They Replicate
Moline, IL Deere & Company 1990 Hardcover Very Good 
Hardcover is green ground with green and black lettering on spine. Oblong shaped. Green endpapers. Pages are clean and tight. Extensively illustrated with color photographs. Some of the sections are: agricultural toys; lawn and garden toys; John Deere reference books. Nice gift for those true, John Deere fans. ; Color Photographs; 9 1/4 x 6 1/2; 112 pages; Cover has some rubbing/scuffing, bumping, shelf wear, corner crunching, sunning; gutter glue visible between front end paper and title page. 
Price: 8.50 USD
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10 Zhostovo Painted Trays [Russian/English Edition]
Moscow The Craftsmen Today 1987 Hardcover Very Good+ Illustrated by Nina goncharova 
Color Illustrations; 8.90 X 6.80 X 0.80 inches; 205 pages; Hard cover has glazed black boards with white lettering on spine. Tail of spine has 3/4" closed tear, slight rubbing, bumping to rest of boards. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Slipcase is white with black lettering, light rubbing, bumping, scuffing. All of the text is in Russian, but the 'List of Plates' is in English and Russian. Book is organized by artist. Beautiful, brightly colored plates of the bright and beautiful folk trays. 
Price: 22.75 USD
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The Black Death  The Great Mortality of 1348-1350: A Brief History with Documents, Aberth, John
11 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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12 Abrams M.C. Escher Sticker Book
New York Harry N. Abrams 1995 0810926385 / 9780810926387 Paperback New 
Color Illustrations; 8 1/2 x 11; Brand new book, still in publisher's sealed plastic. Approximately 12 pages. All pages completely intact, and unused. Maurits Cornelis Escher (1898-1972) is one of the world's most famous graphic artists. He is most famous for his so-called impossible constructions, such as Ascending and Descending, Relativity, his Transformation Prints, such as Metamorphosis I, Metamorphosis II and Metamorphosis III, Sky & Water I or Reptiles. His work is still sooo awesome and mind blowing! 
Price: 32.25 USD
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13 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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14 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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15 Alderson, William T. A Century Of Childhood, 1820-1920
Rochester, NY Margaret Woodbury Strong Museum 1984 0318231271 / 9780318231273 Paperback Near Fine 
B&W Illustrations; 8.25 X 8.25 X 0.50 inches; x 142 pages; Soft cover has black spine with red lettering. Light rubbing, scuffing to covers. Red endpapers. Pages are clean and tight, appear as if unused. Exhibition catalogue from 1984 show at the museum. "Margaret Woodbury Strong (1897 1969) was an American collector and philanthropist. Strong was an avid collector, especially of toys and her large collection formed the basis for the Strong National Museum of Play....Her passion was collecting dolls, doll houses, and toys. She added gallery wings and outbuildings to her estate which she eventually termed a "Museum of Fascination." The grounds contained a town of dollhouses. In 1968 she received state approval for the establishment of a museum. At her death, her doll collection numbered 22,000 and was the cornerstone of a collection containing more than 300,000 items". 
Price: 15.25 USD
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16 Altman, Violet and Seymour The Book of Buffalo Pottery
New York Bonanza Books, New York 1969 Hard Cover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
Hard cover is orange with gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight. Exhaustively illustrated with over 400 color and b/w photographs. Some of the sections are: Larkin Company; Blue Willow and Gaudy Willow; Pitchers and Jugs; Deldare Ware; Abino Ware; glossary; bibliography; index. Oversized, 4#. ; Photographs; 8 3/4 x 11 1/4; 192 pages; Hardcover has light shelf wear, rubbing, bumping. DJ has bumping, rubbing/scuffing, bumping; in a mylar cover. 
Price: 21.25 USD
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17 Ambuter, Carolyn The Open Canvas An Instructional Encyclopedia of Openwork Techniques
New York Workman Publishing 1983 0894801708 / 9780894801709 First Edition First Printing; Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket Illustrated by Patti Baker Russell & Jerry Darvin 
B & W and Color; 8 3/4 x 11 1/4; 271 pages; SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR on front end paper. Hard cover is blue with white lettering on spine. pages are clean and tight. DJ has light rubbing/scuffing, shelf wear, price clipped flap; in a mylar cover .Laid in is a hand written letter from the author, dated 26 May, 1983. Illustrated with 16 pages of color plates. Exhaustively illustrated with hundreds of b/w drawings, diagrams, patterns for Pulled Canvas; Needleweaving; Hemstitching; Filet; Hardanger; Reticello & Hedebo work. A gorgeous book for anyone interested in canvas needlework. Glossary; bibliography; supplies. Very oversized, 5#. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 25.00 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
18 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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19 Angel, Marie A Floral Calendar And Other Flower Lore
London Pelham Books 1985 0720716101 / 9780720716108 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket Illustrated by Marie Angel 
Color Illustrations; 8.27 X 7.17 X 0.63 inches; 73 pages; Hard cover has slight bumping. DJ has light rubbing/scuffing, shelf wear; in a mylar cover. Cover is red with white lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight. Lavishly illustrated with charming, colorful drawings of the various flowers. Flowers arranged by month, then alphabetically in 'The Language of Flowers'; and includes a Chinese and Japanese Calendar of Flowers. Flowers have long had many meanings, in art, in floral gifts, in romance. This book covers many of these fascinating and disappearing meanings. 
Price: 11.50 USD
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20 Angeli, Marguerite De Henner's Lydia
Garden City, New York NY Junior Books Doubleday, Doran & Company 1946 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket Illustrated by Marguerite De Angeli 
Color Illustrations; 8 1/4 x 8 1/4; Unpaginated pages; Hard cover is illustrated cover with a black spine. Book has bumping, sunning, rubbing. Tidy gift inscription on dedication page, Christmas 1952. DJ has rubbing/scuffing, bumping, sunning, many tears, most of them closed, a few taped spots for repairs, but is intact; in a mylar cover. Originally published in 1936. Illustrated end papers. Pages not numbered, but there are ca. 70 pages. Beautifully illustrated with mostly color pictures, which make the tale come even more alive. An Amish girl, Lydia, living with her family on their farm in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, tries to finish her hooked rug so that she may take her first trip to market with Father. 
Price: 33.75 USD
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