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Pumping Manual: 4th [fourth] Edition

By: Trade & Technical Press Ltd.

Price: $31.25

Publisher: Surrey, England, Trade & Technical Press Ltd.: 1973

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 5687

ISBN: 0854610510

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


Hardcover is blue with gold lettering on front and spine. Pages are clean and tight; appear as if unused. No date in book, but Library of Congress states 1973 or 1974, with an ISBN of 0854610510. Numbers on title page, below publisher, are 85461 051 0. Extensively illustrated with hundreds of b/w photographs, drawings, diagrams, charts, figures, etc. Includes bound in ads for UK related businesses. Includes editorial and advertiser's indices. Section one covers classific... View more info

A home for our heritage The building and growth of Greenfield Village and Henry Ford Museum, 1929-1979

By: Upward, Geoffrey C

Price: $24.50

Publisher: Dearborn, MI, Henry Ford Museum Press: 1979

Seller ID: 8787

ISBN: 0933728298

Condition: Very Good-


B&W Illustrations; 10.50 X 8.30 X 1 inches; xi, 180 pages; Soft cover is oblong shaped. Brown spine with white lettering. Light rubbing, scuffing, bumping to covers. Previous owner's name neatly written on front paper, paralllel to spine. Pages are clean and tight. Exhaustively illustrated with ca. 450 b/w pictures. Hundreds of previously unpublished photographs and illuminating text passages stunninglly trace the story from Ford's earliest visions through the latest maj... View more info

A Picture Album Of Holland, Michigan

By: Van Kreken, Donald and Theron Wieranga; compiled by

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Holland, MI, 1976

Seller ID: 7416

Condition: Very Good+


B & W photographs; 8 1/2 x 11; 48 pages; Soft cover is stapled wraps. Heavy orange paper with black lettering and b/w photograph on cover. SCARCE TITLE. Covers have light shelf wear, sunning, scuffing and some spots. Edges of pages have slight shelf wear and sunning, does not reach to photographs. Lavishly illustrated with over 40 b/w photographs of Holland, Michigan. "The compilers of this book are interested in Holland and its history. The major emphasis of the bo... View more info

Cardenas Horses and Home Cardenas: Horses & Home

By: Vavra, Robert

Price: $64.25

Publisher: EQUIVISION: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6627

ISBN: 0971132917

Condition: New in New dust jacket


Hardcover is black. DJ. This is a brand NEW book, still in the publisher's shrinkwrap. Lavishly illustrated 100+ photographs with the extremely popular and prolific photographs of horses, Robert Vavra. For the first time, Vavra has included equine pictures by other photographers: Thomas Kilper, Tomas Micek and Till Leeser. The photographs of the house are by Wayne Chasan. This new book showcasing the incredible stallions and mares of Miguel Angel Cardenas of Ecija, Spain... View more info

Hugh Newell Jacobsen, Architect

By: Vignelli, Massimo

Price: $33.50

Publisher: Washington, D. C., AIA Press: 1988

Seller ID: 8407

ISBN: 0913962953

Condition: Near Fine


B & W and Color; 9 x 12 x 1 1/4 ; 351 pages; Soft cover is self wraps. Black spine with white lettering. Slight bump to lower corner, minor shelf wear. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Over 400 color and b/w photographs and plans and sections. "Jacobsen is widely known for his modern pavilion-based residences — composed of simple, gabled forms, rectangular in plan. Unlike other second-generation Modernist architects who revisited the iconic European... View more info

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The Gothic Cathedral

By: Von Simson, Otto Georg

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Press: 1988

Edition: Third Revised Edition

Seller ID: 8789

ISBN: 0691018677

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; 8.20 X 5.40 X 0.90 inches; xxiii, 282 pages; Soft cover has black spine with white lettering. Light shelf wear, some sunning to covers and text block. Illustrated with 54 b/w plates and 8 b/w figures. Experiencing a visit to a gothic cathedral is a revelation, of the changes in architecture, design, building skills, as well as the arts, such as the magnificent stained glass. All of which was achieved without any power machines or modern technology. How... View more info

IN HOLLAND STAAT EEN HUIS.

By: Vriend, J. J.

Price: $21.25

Publisher: The Netherlands, Uitgeverij Stedenspiegel: N.D.

Seller ID: 7539

Condition: Very Good


B & W and Color; 7 3/4 x 9 1/2; 76 pages; Soft cover has a black metal spiral binding. Loose clear plastic sheet over front cover. Rubbing/scuffing to plastic. Covers have light rubbing/scuffing and sunning. Illustrated with b/w and color pictures. No date listed for publication, possibly from 1950. Numerous b/w drawings and 40 color pictures of various buildings. These are colored cardboard, placed on a black vertical rectangle, examples of architecture styles from 1520... View more info

The Professional Handbook Of Architectural Detailing: Second Edition

By: Wakita, Osamu A. & Richard M. Linde

Price: $18.50

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons: 1987

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 5619

ISBN: 0471848131

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Hardcover is grey with black lettering on front spine. Grey end papers. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. No markings, highlighting, notes, etc. Exhaustively illustrated with hundreds of b/w drawings, diagrams, photographys, figures, etc. Some of the sections are: Apllique Film, Scissor Drafting and Splicing; CAD; Lumber; Metals; Masonry; Footing Details; Stairs; Fireplaces; Beam Connections; Evolution of a Detail; Welding; Metric Measurements; appendix; i... View more info

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African Americans in Michigan

By: Walker, Lewis; Benjamin C. Wilson and Linwood H. Cousins

Price: $9.50

Publisher: East Lansing, MI, Michigan State University Press: 2001

Seller ID: 5981

ISBN: 087013583x

Condition: Near Fine


Softcover has black and red lettering on white spine. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Illustrated with several b/w photographs and maps. Sections are: African Americans in Michigan; Ethnicity in Identity Politics in the Schooling Experiences of African American High School Students; notes; further reference; index. ; Discovering the Peoples of Michigan Series; B&W Illustrations; 0.2 x 8.47 x 5.46 Inches; 63 pages; Cover has minor shelf wear and rubbing. View more info

EMERGING EUROPEAN ARCHITECTS Harvard University Graduate Shool of Design Exhitibition At Gund Hall Gallery 4--23 October 1988

By: Wang, Wilfried, Ed.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, Rizzoli International Publications, Inc.: 1988

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 6772

ISBN: 0847855198

Condition: Very Good+


Cover is matte white with monochrome architectural line drawings around the bottom half, front and back. Some light edge wear, bumping, rubbing. Pages are clean and tight. Extensively illustrated with dozens of b/w drawings and photos. Gives brief bios and examples of work of over a dozen newer European architects of the late 1980s. ; Exhibition Catalogue Series; Remainder; B&W Illustrations; 8 1/2 x 11; 95 pages; Slight bumping; faint grey remainder mark on bottom of te... View more info

South and west of the Capitol dome

By: Ward, Richard Frederick

Price: $22.75

Publisher: New York, Vantage Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 7634

ISBN: 0533029406

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 9.13 X 6.57 X 1.11 inches; 112 pages; Hard cover is black with silver lettering on spine. Book has slight bumping, rubbing and a few pages with slight signs of use. DJ has light rubbing/scuffing, bumping; in a mylar cover. Illustrated with dozens of b/w photographs and some maps. Pages are clean and tight. Index. View more info

Drawings By John Flaxman in the Huntington Collection

By: Wark, Robert R.; John Flaxman

Price: $18.00

Publisher: San Marino, CA, Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 245

ISBN: 0873280474

Condition: Very Good


Soft cover is oblong shapred, red with black lettering on front and spine. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. Extensively illustrated with 76 b/w pictures by Flaxman [6 July 1755 – 7 December 1826], also a sculptor and draftsman. Sections are: Roman Figure Drawings; Book Illustrations; Designs for Monuments; Designs for Architectural and Decorative Sculpture; Designs for Metalwork; Misc. Drawings. ; B&W Illustrations; 8 1/4 x 5; 94 pages; Cover has light ... View more info

Greenbelt: The Cooperative Community: An experience in democratic living

By: Warner, George A;

Price: $42.25

Publisher: New York, Exposition Press: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6

Condition: Very Good- in Fair dust jacket


Hardcover is dark green with gold lettering on spine. Signed on front end paper, with inscription, by author. Stated first edition on copyright page. Pages are clean and tight, apppears as if lightly used. "Here, at last, is the fascinating social history of Greenbelt, Maryland, America's most famous planned community. Greenbelt was launched by the federal government in 1935 as an experiment in community planning. George A. Warner, one of the original settlers, was t... View more info

Edinburgh And The Lothians With Twelve Illustrations in Colour by Walter Dexter, R. B. A.

By: Watt, Francis

Price: $27.50

Publisher: London, Methuen & Company, Ltd.: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2392

Condition: Very Good


Cover is red with gold lettering inset in gold wreath on cover, gold lettering with gold leaf design on spine. Frontispiece has tissue between it and title page. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with 12 color pictures by Walter Dexter RBA [Royal Society of British Artists]. Dexter, 1876-1958, was not only an illustrator but a well regarded landscape, interior portrait and still life artists laid in is a print out with information about Dexter. He was exhibited at m... View more info

West Point Sketch Book Bicentennial Edition

By: Webb, Mar. Ernie, Capt. Jon D. Hart; Lt. James E. Foley

Price: $15.25

Publisher: 54, Vantage Press: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7295

ISBN: 0533021626

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 8 1/4 x 10 1/4; 186 pages; Hard cover has shiny blue boards with gold lettering and insignia embossed on front and spine. DJ has shelf wear, bumping, rubbing/scuffing all over, as if moved around a lot; in a mylar cover. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. Illustrated with dozens of b/w photographs and drawings/sketches. "...if you combine the discipline, the drill, and the tradition of the military with the academic rigors, the athlet... View more info

TEFAF MAASTRICHT 1996.

By: Wendie, Shaffer., Cathy Brickwood and Shaffer's English. (Editors and translators).

Price: $27.50

Publisher: The European Fine Art Foundation: 1996

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 5421

ISBN: 9075375034

Condition: Very Good+


Softcover is heavy, glazed paper. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. This is the exhibition catalogue for the European Fine Art Foundation, 9-17 March, 1996, in Maastricht, The Netherlands. Sections are written by various experts. Sections are: Vermeer: his Clents, his Patrons and his Admirers; Highlights from a Private Collection; Searching for Eden: the Primal Urge in Modern Art; Villa Reale--the Tuscan Villa where Elisa Bonaparte Held Court; King Willem ... View more info

Minor White Rites and Passages. His Photographs Accompanied by Excerpts from his Diaries and Letters

By: White, Minor (James Baker Hall, essay)

Price: $68.50

Publisher: New York, An Aperture Monograph,: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6569

ISBN: 0893814903

Condition: Very Good


B&W Photographs; 9 1/2 x 11; 143 pages; Softcover has shelf wear, rubbing/scuffing, bumping, some creasing, clear plastic over heavy paper covers, lifting in bottom corners. Several pages have corner crease. Softcover is green with white lettering on front and spine. Pages are overall clean and tight. Printed and bound in Italy. Lavishly illustrated with 98 of his b/w photographs, many of them full page sized. "Minor White [1908-1976]....educated at the University of... View more info

The Loft Book

By: Wilson, Jim

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Running Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2128

ISBN: 0914294326

Condition: Near Fine


Softcover. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with color and b/w photos and drawings. Includes plans. Some of the chapters are: Loft Planning Kits; Loft Lighting; Loft Audio Systems; Loft Wiring Basics. Oversized. ; B&W and Color Illustrations; 8 1/2 x 11; 95 pages; Cover has some light edge wear and bumping, sunning, rubbing/scuffing. View more info

The Story of Willow Run

By: Wilson, Marion F.

Price: $83.50

Publisher: University of Michigan Press: 1956

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 6061

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


FORMER LIBRARY BOOK. Hardcover is glazed cover. White spine with black lettering. Pages are clean and tight. Appears as if very lightly used, or not at all, on the interior. Fold out map of the area attached to front end paper. Extensively illustrated with dozens of b/w photographs. "...compile a history of this community...during which Willow Run Village operated as a federal housing project....will undoubtedly revive memories...for others it will deepen their under... View more info

A Crack In The Edge Of The World - America And The Great California Earthquake Of 1906 Signed Copy

By: Winchester, Simon

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Harper Collins: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7705

ISBN: 0641799012

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


AUTHOR SIGNED. SPECIAL AUTHOR SIGNED HALF TITLE PAGE, WITH AUTHOR SIGNATURE IN BLACK PEN. Missing DJ. Hard cover is black with red metallic lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. Extensively illustrated with b/w maps and photographs. Index; glossary; etc. in appendix. ; B&W Maps & Illustrations; 9 X 6 X 1.30 inches; xiv, 462 pages; SPECIAL, SIGNED EDITON. Hard cover is black with red lettering on spine. SPECIAL SIGNED EDITION HALF TITL... View more info