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Sottsass Glass Works

By: Sottsass, Ettore

Price: $69.75

Publisher: Antique Collectors' Club: 1998

Seller ID: 9154

ISBN: 3925369791

Condition: New in New dust jacket


Color Illustrations; 10.70 X 8.90 X 1 inches; 155 pages; Hardcover has DJ, black with white lettering. NEW, still in publisher's shrinkwrap. Lavishly illustratd with many color plates. Ettore Sottsass (1917 – 2007) was an Italian architect/designer of the 20th century. His body of work included furniture, jewelry, glass, lighting, home objects and office machine design, as well as many buildings and interiors. 'From clothing chain stores to computers, architecture to o... View more info

Momentous Events In Westerly, Rhode Island

By: Spicer, Albert D. , Sr. and Judith Spicer Knutson

Price: $23.75

Publisher: No Place, Sun Graphics: 2002

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 7054

ISBN: 097213090X

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Photographs; 8 x 9 1/4; 56 pages; Tiny bumping to edges. SIGNED BY BOTH AUTHORS! Softcover has a grey spine. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. Signed and inscribed on title page' "to our neighbors, the Anushigians [? ]---hope you enjoy the book!" Al Spicer and Judy Spicer Knutson'. Exhaustively illustrated with 61 b/w photographs. "It is his recollections of the tremendous local fires of the ; 10s and; 20s, the Great Hurricane of 1938, Hurr... View more info

Momentous Events In Westerly, Rhode Island

By: Spicer, Albert D. , Sr. and Judith Spicer Knutson

Price: $31.25

Publisher: No Place, Sun Graphics: 2002

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 7056

ISBN: 097213090X

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Photographs; 8 x 9 1/4; 56 pages; Tiny bumping to edges. SIGNED BY BOTH AUTHORS! Softcover has a grey spine. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. Signed and inscribed on title page' "to our neighbors, the Anushigians [? ]---hope you enjoy the book!" Al Spicer and Judy Spicer Knutson'. Exhaustively illustrated with 61 b/w photographs. "It is his recollections of the tremendous local fires of the ; 10s and; 20s, the Great Hurricane of 1938, Hurr... View more info

Detroit An Industrial Miracle

By: Stark, George W.

Price: $23.50

Publisher: Detroit, MI, Detroit Directory of Business and Industry: 1951

Seller ID: 8470

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; 8 3/4 x 11 1/4; 96 pages; Hard cover has white spine. Some rubbing, edge wear, sunning, bumping. Few pages have creases. Laid in is letter from J. E. Hancock, VP of Associates Discount Corp. Book was written to commemorate Detroit's 250th birthday. Says a limited copy book, no amount listed. Scarce title. Lavishly illustrated with b/w pictures of people and places important in the history of the 'Motor City.' oversized, 3#. View more info

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Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin Westeduca Building Block Series

By: Stoller, Ezra

Price: $32.50

Publisher: New York, Princeton Architectural Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8418

ISBN: 156898202X

Condition: New in New dust jacket


B & W and Color; 7.42 X 5.48 X 0.76 inches; 99 pages; Hard cover is black cloth with white lettering on spine. Brick red end papers. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. DJ has sticker residue on back. Illustrated with 14 color and dozens of b/w photographs. A truly spectacular historic building by the iconic American architecht, F. L. Wright. Wonderful place to visit when out in Arizona. The photographs really bring the building to life, as if one is right the... View more info

THE GREAT PUBLIC GARDENS OF THE EASTERN UNITED STATES: A Guide to Their Beauty and Botany

By: Stone, Doris M.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, Pantheon Books: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 282

ISBN: 0394513444

Condition: Very Good+


Softcover with colored cover showing some gardens. Stated first edition. Cover is in VG condition, w/ some slight bumping and edge wear. Pages are extremely clean and tight, with lower corner slightly folded on first 3 pages. 8 pages of colored photos, and rest of text illustrated with numerous b/w drawings and photos. For anyone interested in touring, or just reading about, some of the great public gardens of the Eastern part of the USA this is a book they'll love. Well... View more info

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When Woman Became the Sea A Costa Rican Creation Myth

By: Strauss, Susan & Cristina Acosta

Price: $26.50

Publisher: Hillsboro, OR, Beyond Words Pub Co: 1998

Seller ID: 10281

ISBN: 1885223854

Condition: New in New dust jacket


Color Illustrations; 9 x 11 1/4; Unpaginated pages; Hard cover has pictorial cover with matching DJ. Yellow spine with black lettering. Illustrated end pages. Gorgeous, VIBRANTLY colored pictures on every page, by Cristina Acosta. Pages not numered, 32 pages. Sibu creates a woman to be the wife of Thunder but when she asserts her independence from both of them, a spectacular tree and all the beautiful waters of the world spring forth from her. View more info

The Inuit & Other Arctic Peoples 3--Dimensional Filled with Facts!

By: Stroud, Paul, Mat Johnstone and Kate Eadie

Price: $9.50

Publisher: London, Sadie Fields Productions Ltd/Tango Books: 1997

Seller ID: 2997

ISBN: 1857072685

Condition: Very Good+


Cover is glazed boards. Pages are clean and tight. This is a Pop-up book, with all of the pop-ups working. Every page has colorful drawings or photos illustrating some aspect of Inuit life. "This book tells the story of the Inuit and other Arctic Peoples. You will explore the traditional hunting way of life, learn how to build shelters from the harsh climate, and read about the Inuit's beliefs, arts and crafts and games". Nifty book, especially for big fans, as I... View more info

English Church Brasses From the 13th to the 17th Century

By: Suffling, Ernest R.

Price: $21.25

Publisher: Bath, England, Kingsmead Reprints: 1970

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 2896

ISBN: 090157144X

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Cover is grey with silver lettering on spine. Grey endpapers. Pages are clean and tight [except as noted]. Illustrated with 237 b/w brass rubbings. Originally published in 1910 by L. Upcott Gill. Has instructions on how to do brass rubbings, and localities, alphabetically by county, of churches with brasses to rub. Laid in are three unused postcards of the Red Lion Hotel, Salisbury, England. Also has a dictionary of terms. Bibliography; index. ; B&W Illustrations; 5 1/2 ... View more info

Splendors of the Nile

By: Swenson, Christine & William H. Peck Martha Mardirosian

Price: $9.75

Publisher: Detroit, MI, Detroit Institute of Arts/Founders Society: 1989

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 7616

Condition: As New


Exhibition Catalogue Series; Map & b/w photographs; 8 1/2 x 11 ; 20 pages; Soft cover is stapled wraps. Slight bumping, rubbing on back cover. Pages are clean and tight. Appears as if unused. Illustrated with a map of the Nile, down to the 2d cataract and 11 b/w photographs. Exhibition guide to a show at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Albert and Peggy de Salle Gallery of Photography, February 21--May 7 1989. View more info

Country Days In New York City/ Country Town Of New York--2 Volumes A Guide Book[S] from Country Roads Press

By: Symmers, Divya and Bill Kauffman

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Castine, Maine, Country Roads Press: 1994

Seller ID: 3039

ISBN: 1566260302

Condition: New


These are two separate titles, sold together. For both, the pages are clean and tight; these are NEW books. Illustrated with b/w drawings by Victoria Sheridan. "Country Days in NYC, travel writer Divya Symmers provides a useful and entertaining guide to the surprising country delights waiting to be discovered throughout Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island. Eleven topical chapters cover all manner of enjoyable things to do...." "Far from t... View more info

Camp Stoves And Fireplaces: Original 1937 Edition

By: Taylor, A. D. and Civilian Conservation Corps

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Robert Fechner: Forest Service - United States Department of Agriculture: 1937

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 9453

Condition: Very Good+


Soft cover is stapled wraps. Illustrated with 27 b/w drawings/diagrams. "On the following plates are shown different types of camp stoves and fireplaces, ranging from the very elementary and primitive type to the very 'sophisticated' and artificial type. In connection with each specific type of camp stove and fireplace, there is presented a discusson of the problems of adaption to location and use, and of the problems of design and construction". ; B&W Illustrati... View more info

The Mediaeval Mind: 2 Volume Set a History of the Development of Thought and Emotion in the Middle Ages, Fourth Edition. 2 Volumes Complete

By: Taylor, Henry Osborn

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press: 1966

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 7816

Condition: Very Good


Ex-Library; 8.60 X 6 X 3.20 inches; 603, 620 pages; 2 volume hard cover set has typical former library book markings, as well as stamps on all sides of text block. Bumping, rubbing, sunning. Overall, pages are very clean and tight. Covers are green with gold lettering on spine. "Henry Osborn Taylor (1856–1941) was the author of works on ancient and medieval history". View more info

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Perennials Better Homes and Gardens Step-By-Step

By: Taylor, Patricia

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Des Moines, Iowa, Better Homes and Gardens: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2953

ISBN: 0696206609

Condition: Fine


Cover is heavy, glazed paper. Pages are clean and tight; this books appears as if unused. Lavishly illustrated with dozens of color photos and drawings. Chapters are: Designing Your Perennial Garden; Growing Perennials; Propagating Perennials; Perennials for American Gardens; Plant Hardiness Zone; etc. Pubished l1994 by Better Homes and Gardens. Oversized, 3#. ; Color Illustrations; 9 x 9 3/4; 132 pages; Cover has very slight edge wear. View more info

The Historic Roswell Cook Book

By: The Roswell Historical Society, Inc.

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Roswell, GA, The Roswell Historical Society, Inc.: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4526

Condition: Very Good+


Green plastic comb binding. Cardboard covers in black and white. States first printing, October 1982--10,000 copies. Illustrated with b/w pen and ink drawing of its historic structures. Pages are very clean; appears almost as if unused, or else use w/ extreme care; no splatters, marks, notes, stains, etc. "...with 470 recipes carefully selected, tested and edited by a large committee of excellent cooks. The recipes cover a period in Roswell's history from open-hearth... View more info

Illustrated History of the Reformation

By: Thulin, Oskar (editor)

Price: $26.50

Publisher: St. Louis, Mo, Usa, Concordia Publishing House: 1967

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 8087

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


B & W illustrations; 7 1/2 x 9 1/4; 327 pages; Hard cover is wheat colored with tan/yellow box with black lettering on spine. Light bumping; previous owner's name neatly stamped on bottom of text block. DJ has light rubbing/scuffing/shelf wear. Small tears at top of spine; in a mylar cover. Originally published in German, in E. Germany, in 1967. Sections written by a variety of scholars in the field. Illustrated with dozens of b/w pictures. Bibliography; index; index of ... View more info

1986 Detroit Tigers Yearbook

By: Tigers

Price: $17.25

Publisher: Detroit, MI, 1986

Seller ID: 8701

Condition: New


B & W and Color; 8 1/2 x 11; 80 pages; Soft cover is stapled wraps. NEW in the original plastic bag. Has the 1986 playing schedule. Hall of Famer manager, Sparky Anderson, on the cover. Has a 2 page center pull out poster. Fabulous shot of Lance Parrish, all-star catcher [my personal fav on the team! ], standing in the 'on deck' circle, with a wide angle view of historic [now defunct] Tiger Stadium in front of him. Many advertisements from long-lasting companies, too man... View more info

The New Nineteenth-Century European Paintings and Sculpture Galleries - The Metropolitan Museum of Art

By: Tinterow, Gary; compiled with Susan A. Stein and Barbara Burn

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art: 1993

Seller ID: 222

Condition: Very Good+


Softcover is heavy, glazed paper. White spine with black lettering. Pages are clean and tight. Foreword by Philipe de Montebello [Director]. Lavishly illustrated with dozens of color and b/w photographs. "This publication marks the opening of the Metropolitan Museum's new 19th Century European Paintings and Sculpture Galleries. This landmark event, long in the planning, has totally transformed how we present the art of the century that gave us---if density of visitor... View more info

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The Cistercians Monks and Monasteries of Europe

By: Tobin, Stephen

Price: $25.50

Publisher: Woodstock, NY, Overlook Hardcover: 1996

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 6726

ISBN: 0879516542

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Hard cover is brown with gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Lavishly illustrated with 100+ color and b/w photographs. "...These extraordinary examples of monastic architecture were born of the rebellion against the gaudy exuberance of the architecture of the day: local stonecutters schooled in the ornate Romanesque and Gothic styles adapted their work to the requirement of Cistercian simplicity, with striking geometric patterns ... View more info

The Mediaeval [sic] Face [The Medieval Face]

By: Tomlinson, Amanda

Price: $11.00

Publisher: London, National Portrait Gallery: 1974

Seller ID: 165

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Softcover is heavy, glazed black paper, with white lettering on front. Pages are clean and tight, with signs of nominal use. Has 48 b/w photographs, many of them full page sized. Preface written by John Hayes. "Portraiture, in the accepted sense, did not form part of the repertoire of the majority of mediaeval artists...this exhibition emphasizes the change which took place over several centuries, in the way in which artists in various media saw and presented both th... View more info