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Equine Genetics & Selection Procedures

By: Wagoner, Don, editor and The Research Staff Of Equine Research Publications; Lorraine W Chalkley and W. R. Cook

Price: $34.50

Publisher: Dallas, TX, Equine Research: 1978

Seller ID: 5301

ISBN: 0935842055

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover is brown leatherette with gold lettering on front and spine. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Extensively illustrated with hundreds of b/w drawings, diagrams, photographs, maps, charts and 64 color photographs. "is today's most comprehensive and instructive study on all aspects of equine selection....is designed to provide the horseman with an important guide to establishing an effective selection program....important objective...to present ... View more info

The Klamath Knot Explorations of Myth and Evolution

By: Wallace, David Rains

Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, A Yolly Bolly Press Book / Sierra Club Books: 1983

Seller ID: 8089

ISBN: 0871563169

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 9.40 X 6.40 X 1.20 inches; 149 pages; Hard cover has burgundy spine with black lettering. Slight shelf wear to covers. DJ has rubbing/scuffing, light shelf wear, sunning, some closed tears along top. Book appears as if unused, pages are clean and tight, with deckled edges. Some b/w drawings. "...is based on several of Wallace's journeys through the Klamath Mountains and specifically into the Siskiyou Wilderness. The book has become regionally appre... View more info

Book Of Pine Needle Craft Instruction Book 1 [Revised]

By: Walsh, Veronica T,

Price: $26.75

Publisher: Seffner, FL, Do Do Sales, Inc.: 1977

Seller ID: 8195

Condition: Very Good-


Vol. 1; B&W Illustrations; 8 1/2 x 11; 48 pages; Soft cover is stapled wraps. Some shelf wear and bumping. Previous owner's name written neatly in black across the top of the back cover. Pages are clean and tight. Lavishly illustrated with b/w photographs and drawings of how to make these beautiful crafts. "Pine needle art is an outgrowth of an ancient material culture tradition in North Carolina. For several millennia, the Native Americans living in the region that ... View more info

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Island Ancestors Oceania Art from the Masco Collection

By: Wardwell, Allen

Price: $24.25

Publisher: Detroit, MI, Detroit Institute of Arts Founder Society: 1994

Seller ID: 8158

ISBN: 0295973293

Condition: New in New dust jacket


Exhibition Catalogue Series; B&W and Color Photographs; 12.20 X 9.30 X 1 inches; xiii,282 pages; NEW book. DJ in mylar cover. Exhibition catalogue from show at the DIA 11 June -- 6 August, 1995. This show was also at the Kimbell Museum, Ft. Worth, TX; Honolulu Academy of Arts and North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh. A HUGE gorgeous book on the collection. Beautifully illustrated with 100+ mostly color plates, and 2 maps. Richard Manoogian, and his company Masco, are a... View more info

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The Michigan Counting Book

By: Wargin, Kathy-jo & Michael Glenn Monroe

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Chelsea, MI, Sleeping Bear Press: 2000

Seller ID: 8752

ISBN: 1585360031

Condition: New in New dust jacket


America by the Numbers Series; Color Illustrations; Unpaginated pages; Oblong shaped hard cover has glazed boards. Matching picture on the DJ. Another beautiful book by Wargin on Michigan. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Pages not numbered; 23 beautifully illustrated colorful pages. Fun book for teaching kids counting, using info about our Great Lakes State! ! View more info

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The Legend of Sleeping Bear 10th Anniversary Edition With DVD

By: Wargin, Kathy-Jo & Gijsbert Van Frankenhuyzen & Jeff Daniels

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Chelsea, MI, Sleeping Bear Pr: 2008

Edition: 10

Seller ID: 9991

ISBN: 158536424X

Condition: Near Fine


Color Illustrations; 9 1/4 x 11 1/2; Unpaginated pages; Hard cover is illustrated boards. Blue spine with black lettering. Jeff Daniels does the audio on the DVD sealed in plastic pocket, inside back cover. Boards have slight rubbing. Pages are clean and tight. Beautiful color pictures to illustrate this classic Ojibwa tale. In this retelling of an Ojibwe Indian tale, a mother bear loses sight of her two cubs as they all attempt to escape a forest fire by swimming acros... View more info

A Thousand Ways To Please A Husband With Bettina's Best Recipes

By: Weaver, Louise Bennett, LeCron, Helen Cowles

Price: $47.75

Publisher: New York, A. L. Burt: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9345

Condition: Good


B&W Illustrations; 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 x 1 1/2; 479 pages; Hard cover is tan with black lettering on spine. Covers have sunning, rubbing, bumping, fraying and light spotting. Pages are intact, but with a weak gutter. Some pages have some spatter or fingerprints. Can easily tell which were the favorite recipes by the owner, those pages show many signs of loving use, such as prints, and splatters. B/w frontispiece. Illustrated with b/w drawings throughout the book. 'This charmin... 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

Mennonite Church In America

By: Wenger, J.C.

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Ephrata, PA, Eastern Mennonite Publications: 2011

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 8573

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 5 3/4 x 8 3/4; 284 pages; Second printing from 2014. Hard cover is tan with black lettering on front and spine. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if never used. Illustrated with some b/w photographs. No DJ, as issued. John C. Wenger (December 25, 1910 – March 26, 1995) was an American Mennonite theologian and professor. "Written at the request of the Historical and Research Committee of Mennonite General Conference." Originally published:... View more info

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Amazon Journey An Anthropologist's Year Among Brazil's Mekranoti Indians

By: Werner, Dennis

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Edgewood Cliffs, NJ, Prentice Hall: 1989

Seller ID: 7800

ISBN: 0130254533

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Photographs; 9 X 5.80 X 0.60 inches; xi, 215 pages; Soft cover has slight rubbing and bumping. Appear as if unused. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with 17 b/w photographs. "You will learn to understand the Indians with their diverse personalities as they experience life's variety....warfare, rituals, and struggles with Brazilian and international politics". Personal names; glossary; additional information on the Kayapo; index. View more info

Legends of Old Honolulu

By: Westervelt, W.D.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Honolulu, Hawaii, Mutual Publishing: 2003

Seller ID: 9128

ISBN: 1566476046

Condition: Near Fine


7 X 4.30 X 0.80 inches; xiv, 282 pages; Soft cover has slight rubbings, slight creasing to front cover. Sticker on back cover. NEW book, pages are clean and tight. Originally printed in 1915, this reprint is from 2003. "...introduces the figures who shaped the mythical and early history of old Honolulu. We meet demigods like the water providers Ka -ne and Kanaloa, warriors, priests, the fairy people know as Menehunes, the shape-shifting dog Ku as well as other spirit... View more info

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Born To Kvetch Yiddish Language and Culture in All of its Moods

By: Wex, Michael

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, St.Martin's Press: 2005

Seller ID: 9556

ISBN: 0312307411

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8.30 X 5.70 X 1.10 inches; xiii, 302 pages; Hard cover is black with blue lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. DJ in mylar cover. "Wex is a rare combination of Jewish comic and scholarly cultural analyst". The book is about cultural and religious influences in Yiddish language, and how the Jewish worldview is reflected in Yiddish, putting the main focus on Yiddish as a language of opposition (or "language of aggravation, of exi... View more info

Tension and Harmony The Navajo Rug

By: Wheat, Joe Ben & Kate Peck Kent & Marsha Gallagher & Gary Witherspoon & Stephen Trimble

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Flagstaff, AZ, Museum of Northern Arizona Press: 1982

Seller ID: 6895

ISBN: 0897340809

Condition: Near Fine


Booklet is stapled wraps. Cover is a reddish patterned rugh. White lettering on cover. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Lavishly illustrated with 17 color and 38 photographs and drawings of modern and old rugs. Sections are: Early Navajo Weaving; From Blanket to Rug: The Evolution of Najavo Weaving aftter 1880; The Weaver and the Wool; The Process of Navajo Weaving; Self-Esteem and Self-Expresssion in Navajo Weaving; suggested readings. ; Plateau Magazine... View more info

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The People Are Dancing Again The History of the Siletz Tribe of Western Oregon

By: Wilkinson, Charles

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Seattle, WA, University of Washington Press: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7010

ISBN: 029599066X

Condition: New in New dust jacket


Color map & b/w photographs, maps, drawings; 10 X 7.30 X 1.80 inches; xvi, 564 pages; Laid in color map. Yellow hard cover with black lettering on spine. DJ in a mylar cover. End pages are colored map; laid in is a 2x sided color map of trails and reservation locations. Extensively illustrated with b/w photographs, maps, and even a cartoon. "The confederated tribes of Siletz Indians ---27 tribes speaking at least 10 languages---were brought together on the Oregon Coa... View more info

Indian Voices. The Native American Today. A Report on the Second Convocation of Indian Scholars

By: William H. Veeder, William Demmert, Roger Buffalohead, Bea Medicine, Soloman Cook, Richard Wilson, John Echohawk, Christine Webster, Ron Hodge, Lionel deMontigny, Frederick Dockstader, Brantley Blue

Price: $19.25

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Indian Historian Press: 1974

Seller ID: 7478

ISBN: 0913436186

Condition: Very Good-


6 X 9; vii, 244 pages; Soft cover has bumping, rubbing/scuffing sunning, some paper separation on bottom of spine, and some hard bumps of unknown matter on front. Front cover is separating from text block at bottom, but still attached. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. 8 sections with a variety of contributors. At rear of book is a list of participants. View more info

An Academic Village The Ethnography of an Anthropology Department 1959-1979

By: Williams, Melvin D.

Price: $31.75

Publisher: No Place, Melvin Williams: 1993

Seller ID: 196

Condition: Very Good


Soft cover is heavy, glazed paper. Pages are tight. White spine with black lettering. 3 b/w photographs. Scarce title. Possibly printed in Ann Arbor, MI. "Williams, professor of anthropology...College Literature, Science and the Arts at The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor..." Sections: Introduction; Historical Background; Context; Departmental Activities; Autobiographical: About the Writers; Procterman; Distinguished Professors; Bolder and Terifmore; Seymour Wh... View more info

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The Social Conquest of Earth

By: Wilson, Edward O.

Price: $14.25

Publisher: New York, Liveright: 2012

Seller ID: 9049

ISBN: 0871404133

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 9.61 X 6.46 X 1.18 inches; 331 pages; Hard cover is blue, with darker blue cloth on spine, gold lettering on spine. Slight bumping. DJ has light rubbing, scuffing, bumping. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Illustrated with dozens of b/w pictures and tables. 'Wilson adapted the title of Paul Gaugin's famous mural as a theme -- "What are we?", "Where did we come from?", "Where are we going?" -- for discussing his t... View more info

How I Survived The Irish Famine: The Journal Of Mary O'flynn

By: Wilson, Laura

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Dublin, Gill & Macmillan Ltd: 2000

Seller ID: 5560

ISBN: 0717131505

Condition: Very Good+


Softcover is heavy, glazed paper. Spine is black lettering on white spine. Pages are clean and tight. Extensively illustrated with color and b/w photographs and drawings, and a map of Ireland. Includes a glossary, index and bibliography. "The famine began in 1845 and by 1850 , a million people had died....Told in the voice of 12 year old Mary O'Flynn, this is the story of the courage and determination with which one family survived this appalling ordeal. Uniquely ill... View more info

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The Armenian Table More than 165 Treasured Recipes that Bring Together Ancient Flavors and 21st-Century Style

By: Wise, Victoria Jenanyan

Price: $26.75

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10192

ISBN: 0312325312

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


B & W and Color; 9.20 X 7.80 X 1 inches; xiii,306 pages; Hard cover is green cloth with gold lettering on the spine. Faint bumping to covers. DJ has slight rubbing, shelf wear, bumping; in a mylar cover. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Illustrated with b/w photographs and a section with 11 color photographs of recipes from the book. Book contains wonderful recipes that include: The Armenian cupboard -- Yogurt: essential and versatile -- The Armenian maza... View more info

The Armenian Americans

By: WLIW New York Production

Price: $11.75

Publisher: Long Island, WLIW: 2000

Seller ID: 8954

Condition: As New


7.10 X 5.42 X 0.58 inches; Disc is as new; appears to have never been used. Clean jewel box. 'The Armenian Americans captures the spirit of this amazing culture and its legacy of inspiration, achievement, preserance, and survival. Personal recollections from three generations of proud Armenians - including tennis champion Andre Agassi, author Peter Balakian, actor Mike Conners, actor/writer Eric Bogosian, actress/writer Andrea MaArtin, NCAA basketball coach Jerry Tarkani... View more info