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Sifra, Dibbura Desinai Rhetorical Formulae, Literary Structures, and Legal Traditions

By: Apothaker, Howard L.

Price: $61.25

Publisher: Cincinnati, Hebrew Union College Press: 2003

Seller ID: 5777

ISBN: 0878204520

Condition: New


Hardcover is dark blue with gold embossed lettering on front and spine. Pages are clean and tight; printed on acid free paper. This is a NEW book. Sections include: transliterations; abbreviations; Part I: Translation and Analysis; BeHar; BeHuqotai; Part II: Synthetic Analyses; Rhetorical Formulae; Literary Structures; Legal Traditions; Thoughts on Mishnah and Sifra's Parting of the Ways; Appendices: Listing of the Rhehtorical Formulae; Outline of the Rules; Deriving Aff... View more info

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Conservation Design for Subdivisions A Practical Guide To Creating Open Space Networks

By: Arendt, Randall G.

Price: $21.25

Publisher: Covelo, CA, Island Press: 1996

Edition: 3

Seller ID: 8923

ISBN: 1559634898

Condition: 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 official... View more info

Voices Of American Homemakers [national Extension Homemakers Edition] An Oral History Project of the National Extension Homemakers Council

By: Arnold, Eleanor, editor and Project Director

Price: $9.25

Publisher: No Place, National Extension Homemakers Council: 1985

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 6909

Condition: Very Good


Softcover is heavy textured paper. Cream spine with black lettering. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Illustrated with b/w photographs. This is an oral history project on the occasion of the Council's 50th anniversary. "...tell of their lives as children and women, mainly in the era from about 1890 to 1940, a time of busy, industrious, small communities and rural areas...." for this project 219 people were interviewed, ranging in age from 27 to 10... View more info

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Shakti Mantras Tapping into the Great Goddess Energy Within

By: Ashley-Farrand, Thomas

Price: $9.25

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 2003

Seller ID: 8130

ISBN: 0345443047

Condition: As New


8.19 X 5.35 X 0.71 inches; viii,262 pages; Soft cover has very slight shelf wear. Original sticker on back cover. White spine with gold lettering. This is a NEW book. Pages are clean and tight. "According to Thomas Ashley-Farrand, a Vedic priest and American specialist in the use and meaning of Sanskrit mantra discipline, this ancient practice can enhance your spiritual gifts, lighten your karmic burden, improve your health and increase prosperity, and help you live ... View more info

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Cannibalism From Sacrifice to Survival

By: Askenasy, Hans Ph. D.

Price: $16.75

Publisher: Amherst, NY, Prometheus Books: 1994

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2168

ISBN: 0879759062

Condition: New


Cover is black with gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight; printed on alkaline paper; this is a NEW book. Illustrated with 15 b/w pictures. Sections are: A Historical and Geogrphical Overview; Motivational Factors for Cannibalism; Cannibalism in Culture and Society. Has information on the Aztecs, Donner Pass Party of 1846, Siege of Leningrad 1941, Andes Plane Crash, Jeffrey Dahmer serial killer, etc. ; B&W Illustrations; 6 1/4 x 9 1/4; 268 pages; NEW. Cover... View more info

Colour 73; Survey lectures and abstracts of the papers presented at the second Congress of the International Colour Association, University of York, 2-6 July 1973

By: Association, International Colour

Price: $24.50

Publisher: New York, John Wiley & Sons: 1973

Seller ID: 8499

ISBN: 0470421304

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 8.50 X 5.70 X 1.50 inches; xviii,566 pages; HARD COVER is teal blue with gold lettering on spine. Some bumping, light shelf wear. DJ has light bumping, rubbing, in a mylar cover. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. Illustrated with dozens of b/w diagrams, drawings, tables and flow charts. Contains the complete submitted proceedings of this international congress. The International Colour Association (Association Internationale de la Couleu... View more info

I Am the Story The Art of Puppetry in Education and Therapy

By: Astell-Burt, Caroline

Price: $16.25

Publisher: Souvenir Press: 2002

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 9492

ISBN: 0285636197

Condition: New


Human Horizons Series Series; B&W Illustrations; 8.35 X 5.28 X 0.71 inches; xvi, 190 pages; Soft cover has a white spine with red lettering. NEW. Originally published in 1981, this is a 2002 printing. Illustrated with b/w photographs and drawings. "Step by step instructions guide the puppeteer through projects that encourage self-expression and communication. These activities have wide benefits for those with learning disabilities and autism while the use of puppetry... View more info

Bertoioa Auctions Presents a Century of Toys Sale, April 9 and 10, 1999

By: Auctions, Bertoia

Price: $22.75

Publisher: Vineland, NJ, Bertoia Auctions: 1999

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 8519

Condition: New


Color Illustrations; 8 3/4 x 11 1/4; 111 pages; Hard cover is glazed boards. Light blue spine with black lettering. Catalogues is in pristine condition. This auction includes collections from Bob Lyons, John & Adrian Haley, Stuart Cropper, 'Indian' Al Liebowitz, Diane and Even Lenk. Laid in are a 2 page section from the Detroit Free Press, with an article on bob Lyons' collection. Lyons is from Ypsilanti, MI. Lavishly illustrated with 1300+ color photographs of the vario... View more info

Michigan History Winter 1973, #4

By: Authors, Various

Price: $25.50

Publisher: Lansing, Michigan, Michigan department of State: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9356

Condition: Very Good


B&W maps & Illustrations; 6 X 9; 88 pages; Soft cover is red with white lettering on spine. Covers have light rubbing, scuffing, sunning. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Illustrated with b/w maps and pictures. Contains 88 pages, from 278--366. Covers a wide variety of topics, pertinent to Michigan history, most notably the 'Michigan Fencibles,' and 'Vandenberg: The Polish Question and Polish Americans, 1944-1948'. Book reviews, index. Scarce title. View more info

The Pueblo Storyteller Development of a Figurative Ceramic Tradition

By: Babcock, Barbara A. , Guy & Doris Monthan

Price: $16.75

Publisher: Tucson, Arizona, Univ of Arizona Press: 1986

Seller ID: 7158

ISBN: 0816508704

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


B & W and Color; 11 X 7 X 0.60 inches; xix, 201 pages; Hard cover has very slight rubbing/bumping. DJ has light rubbing/scuffing, in a mylar cover. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. Black cover with gold lettering on spine. Brown endpapers. Lavishly illustrated with27 color plates and 43 b/w figures. "This book is impressively illustrated and features a large section of color plates by the award-wining photographer Guy Monthan. Photographs of Storytell... View more info

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To Reveal Our Hearts: Paperback Edition Jewish Women Writers in Tsarist Russia

By: Balin, Carole B.

Price: $26.50

Publisher: Cincinnati, Hebrew Union College Press: 2000

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 5355

ISBN: 0878204563

Condition: New


Multiple copies available. Soft cover is heavy, glazed paper. Grey spine with white lettering. Pages are clean and tight; printed on acid free paper. This is a NEW book. Illustrated with several b/w photographs. An I. Edward Kiev Library Foundation Book. Sections include: Neither Balabuaistes Nor Revolutionaries; The Search for Jewish Women Writers in Tsarist Russia; Makings of a Maskilah; Female Experience in Hebrew Literature; Insider-Outsider Among the Russian Cultura... View more info

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To Reveal Our Hearts: Paperback Edition Jewish Women Writers in Tsarist Russia

By: Balin, Carole B.

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Cincinnati, Hebrew Union College Press: 2000

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 5778

ISBN: 0878204563

Condition: New


Multiple copies available. Soft cover is heavy, glazed paper. Grey spine with white lettering. Pages are clean and tight; printed on acid free paper. This is a NEW book. Illustrated with several b/w photographs. An I. Edward Kiev Library Foundation Book. Sections include: Neither Balabuaistes Nor Revolutionaries; The Search for Jewish Women Writers in Tsarist Russia; Makings of a Maskilah; Female Experience in Hebrew Literature; Insider-Outsider Among the Russian Cultura... View more info

Flatweaves Of The Vakiflar Museum, Istanbul/ Flachgewebe Des Vakiflar-Museums, Istanbul: English/German Language

By: Balpinar, Belkis and Udo Hirsch

Price: $32.75

Publisher: Wesel, Germany, Verlag Uta Hulsey: 1982

Seller ID: 6014

ISBN: 3923185022

Condition: New in New dust jacket


NEW NEW. Hard cover is dark brown with gold logo on front, gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight; new, still in publisher's shrinkwrap. Extensively illustrated with 120 color plates, on recto page. Verso page has the description in English and German. This museum opened in Germany under the direction of Carpet Museum of the Republic of Turkey General Directorate of Foundations. Printed in Germany. Lithos/Color separations by RCS W. Terfruchte, Vreden. Conten... View more info

Flatweaves Of The Vakiflar Museum, Istanbul/ Flachgewebe Des Vakiflar-Museums, Istanbul: English/german Language

By: Balpinar, Belkis and Udo Hirsch

Price: $32.75

Publisher: Wesel, Germany, Verlag Uta Hulsey: 1982

Seller ID: 6015

ISBN: 3923185022

Condition: New in New dust jacket


NEW NEW. Hard cover is dark brown with gold logo on front, gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight; new, still in publisher's shrinkwrap. Extensively illustrated with 120 color plates, on recto page. Verso page has the description in English and German. This museum opened in Germany under the direction of Carpet Museum of the Republic of Turkey General Directorate of Foundations. Printed in Germany. Lithos/Color separations by RCS W. Terfruchte, Vreden. Conten... View more info

Flatweaves Of The Vakiflar Museum, Istanbul/ Flachgewebe Des Vakiflar-Museums, Istanbul: English/german Language

By: Balpinar, Belkis and Udo Hirsch

Price: $32.75

Publisher: Wesel, Germany, Verlag Uta Hulsey: 1982

Seller ID: 8522

ISBN: 3923185022

Condition: New in New dust jacket


NEW NEW. Hard cover is dark brown with gold logo on front, gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight; new, still in publisher's shrinkwrap, which has been slit open. Extensively illustrated with 120 color plates, on recto page. Verso page has the description in English and German. This museum opened in Germany under the direction of Carpet Museum of the Republic of Turkey General Directorate of Foundations. Printed in Germany. Lithos/Color separations by RCS W. ... View more info

Huron And Wyandot Mythology With An Appendix Containing Earlier Published Records No. 11 Anthropological Series: Memoir 80

By: Barbeau, C. M.

Price: $43.25

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario, Dept. of Mines: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6259

Condition: Very Good-


Soft cover is heavy, gray paper with black lettering on front and spine. This is the true, first printing of this title, from 1915, not a reprint, nor from a library. Overall, pages are clean and tight, although weakening. Illustrated with 11 pages of b/w plates, which include 21 photographs. Sections are: Introduction; Cosmogonic and Sociological Myths; Folk-Tales; Traditions; Appendix: Myths; Folk-Tales; Traditions and Anecdotes; Abstracts. At the back of the book, aft... View more info

An Exhibition Of The Robert S. Huthart Collection Of Non-iwami Netsuke Exhibition 15 June -- 3 July 1998

By: Barry Davies Oriental Art

Price: $46.50

Publisher: London, Barry Davies Oriental Art Ltd.: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3952

Condition: New in Near Fine dust jacket


Grey hardcover cloth with gold lettering on the spine. White, textured endpapers. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Back cover has title information written in Japanese; title page is in English and Japanese. Lavishly illustrated with 220 color photographs of these utterly fascinating, uniquely Japanese art forms. Sections are: Foreword; Netsuke--An International Art; Map of Japan; Catalogue; Signatures; bibliography; Index of Artists. Very oversized, 5#. ; ... View more info

An Exhibition Of The Robert S. Huthart Collection Of Non-iwami Netsuke Exhibition 15 June -- 3 July 1998

By: Barry Davies Oriental Art

Price: $46.50

Publisher: London, Barry Davies Oriental Art Ltd.: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7702

Condition: New in Near Fine dust jacket


Grey hardcover cloth with gold lettering on the spine. White, textured endpapers. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Back cover has title information written in Japanese; title page is in English and Japanese. Lavishly illustrated with 220 color photographs of these utterly fascinating, uniquely Japanese art forms. Sections are: Foreword; Netsuke--An International Art; Map of Japan; Catalogue; Signatures; bibliography; Index of Artists. Very oversized, 5#. ; ... View more info

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The Hymns of Job and Other Poems

By: Bejerano, Maya & Tsipi Keller [translator]

Price: $9.25

Publisher: BOA Editions Ltd.: 2008

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 7701

ISBN: 1934414174

Condition: Near Fine


Lannan Translations Selection Series Series; 8.90 X 5.80 X 0.30 inches; 86 pages; Soft cover has slight rubbing/bumping. Page opposite from title page has tidy pen notations in Hebrew. Translated from Hebrew by Tsipi Keller. View more info

Bentley Historical Library: Its Purpose And History: Issued On The Occasion Of The Dedication Of The Addition To The Building October 2004

By: Bentley Historical Library

Price: $26.50

Publisher: Ann Arbor, Michigan, University of Michigan: 2004

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 7613

Condition: Near Fine


B & W and Color; 8 1/2 x 11; 54 pages; Stapled wraps. Slight bumping and rubbing to soft covers, shallow upper crease on back cover. Illustrated with mostly b/w photographs, a few color ones, some charts and graphs. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. Laid in is Spring 2004 issue of 'The Bentley Historical Library' quarterly. Very nice and clean copy. "The Bentley Historical Library houses the Michigan Historical Collections, which documents the history ... View more info