Category: anthropology/language/linguistics

Sort

Showing 41-60 of 418

Image for The Most Beautiful Villages of Burgundy

The Most Beautiful Villages of Burgundy

By: Bentley, James & Hugh Palmer

Price: $19.50

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1998

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 7507

ISBN: 0500018626

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Color Illustrations; 12.30 X 10.10 X 1 inches; 224 pages; Hard cover is green with gold lettering on spine. DJ has faint rubbing; in a mylar cover. Yellow end papers. Lavishly illustrated with 270 color photographs. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. "The four 'departements' of Burgundy offer a delightful diversity in their villages...influence of religious architecture can be seen everywhere, but the villages of Burgundy are more varied than the twin p... View more info

The Story of the Gypsies [Reprint of Cosmopolitan Book Company 1928 Edition]

By: Bercovici, Konrad

Price: $26.50

Publisher: Detroit, MI, Gale Research Co: 1974

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 99

ISBN: 0810340429

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Hard cover is dark blue with gold lettering on spine. Pages are fine; appears as if unused. Has 4 b/w illustrations. Originally published by the Cosmopolitan Book Company, of New York, in 1928. Has sections on Macedonian, Roumanian, Hungarian, French, Spanish, German, Russian, English, Nordic and American gypsies. ; B&W Illustrations; 5 3/4 x 8 3/4; 294 pages; Hardcover has light shelf wear, bumping, 1 1/4 x 4" lightly faded rectangle at bottom front cover. No DJ. View more info

Berger on Drawing

By: Berger, John & Jim Savage

Price: $178.25

Publisher: Aghabullogue, Co. Cork, Ireland, Occasional Press: 2007

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 8449

ISBN: 0954897633

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; 9.61 X 6.61 X 0.63 inches; v,159 pages; Soft cover is self wraps, has slight bumping, rubbing. Pink spine with black lettering. Previous owner's name neatly written on bottom of half title page. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with 47 b/w drawings. The prolific author's ideas can be summed up into three main concepts: Drawing as observation, drawing as memory and drawing as expressing ideas. Although drawing from observation was of fundamental i... View more info

Image for Growing Up American  Immigrant Children in America Then and Now

Growing Up American Immigrant Children in America Then and Now

By: Berrol, Selma Cantor

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Twayne Publishers: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8290

ISBN: 0805741046

Condition: Near Fine


9.20 X 6 X 0.50 inches; xiii, 132 pages; Soft cover has rust colored spine with white lettering. Slight rubbing/scuffing to covers. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unread. "The child of Italian parents growing up at the turn of the century in New York City and the child of Mexican parents growing up today in Los Angeles likely share much in common. To suffer the loss of a familiar place, to feel like an outsider in a new one, to be torn between the cultural ... View more info

Mining Camp Days

By: Billeb, Emil W.

Price: $27.25

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, Howell-North Books: 1968

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 8512

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


9 X 6 X 1 inches; vii, 229 pages; Hard cover is orange with black lettering on front and spine. Light bumping to boards and some foxing spots on top and side of textblock. DJ has light rubbing, scuffing, sunning, shelf wear, front flap is price clipped; in a mylar cover. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. Lavishly illustrated with 203 b/w photographs, from the author's collection, as well as a b/w map showing the camps along the California and Nevada border... View more info

The Shadow of the Guillotine Britain and the French Revolution

By: Bindman, David; Contributors Aileen Dawson and Mark Jones

Price: $49.50

Publisher: No Place, Published for the Trustees of the British Museum: 1989

Seller ID: 184

ISBN: 0714116378

Condition: Very Good+


Softcover is heavy, glazed, purple paper with white lettering on the front and a white spine with black lettering. Pages are clean and tight. This is an exhibition catalogue. Lavishly illustrated with 200 b/w pictures, and 8 color plates. Sections: Before the Revolution; the first year of liberty: Bastille to Federation; the collapse of the French monarchy; the first year of equality, September 1792- June 1793; the second year of equality: France under the guillotine, Ju... View more info

Japanese Art at the Time of the Samurai Bulletin of the Detroit Institute of Arts, vol. 88

By: Birgitta Augustin et al.

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Detrioit, MI, Detroit Institute of Arts: 2014

Seller ID: 9080

ISBN: 089558171X

Condition: Near Fine


Color Photographs; 127 pages; Soft cover has color picture of seated samurai on front. Black spine with white lettering. Covers have light rubbing, scuffing and upper corner bump. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. This is Bulletin #1/4 2014. The Detroit Institute of Arts [DIA] is one of the finest art museums in the USA. I'm a bit biased, as it is my local art museum. This issue of the DIA Bulletin ties in with a fabulous show on Samurais, their lives, art... View more info

Humanities in the Arabic-Islamic World

By: Bishai, Wilson B

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Dubuque, Iowa, W. C. Brown Co.: 1973

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 6901

ISBN: 0697031047

Condition: Very Good-


Soft cover has black spine with white lettering. Pages are clean and tight; shows signs of light use; no underlining or highlighting. Illustrated with 14 b/w photographs, as well as 3 maps, a page of music and a chart . Sections: Background of the Arabic-Islamic Culture; Islam as a religion and way of life; Al-Ghazali and Ibn Rushd: a Muslim theologian and a philospher speak out; Arabic language and literature; pictorial art, architecture and music; the changless and the... View more info

Image for Robbing the Bees  A Biography of Honey--The Sweet Liquid Gold that Seduced the World

Robbing the Bees A Biography of Honey--The Sweet Liquid Gold that Seduced the World

By: Bishop, Holley

Price: $12.25

Publisher: New York, Free Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7694

ISBN: 0743250214

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 9.10 X 6 X 1.10 inches; 324 pages; Hard cover is orange with black spine with gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight. Slight, faint markings on sides of text block. DJ has light rubbing/scuffing/bumping; in a mylar cover. Complete number line for first printing. Illustrated with scattered b/w drawings. "How sweet it is! With a fascinating mix of biology, history and business, 'Robbing the Bees' is a savory reading treat. World figures a... View more info

Image for National Identity and Globalization  Youth, State, and Society in Post-Soviet Eurasia

National Identity and Globalization Youth, State, and Society in Post-Soviet Eurasia

By: Blum, Douglas W.

Price: $25.75

Publisher: Cambridge, England, Cambridge University Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7538

ISBN: 0521876192

Condition: Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket


9 X 6.20 X 1 inches; vii, 225 pages; Hard cover is black with gold lettering on spine. Some neat underlining and margin notes throughout the book. DJ has slight rubbing/scuffing; in a mylar cover. "Is globalization in danger of diluting national identties and 'transnationalizing' cultures? How can societies attempt to manage globalization and become developed while maintaining a viable national identity?" conclusions; references. View more info

Image for Roots of Rabbinic Judaism  An Intellectural History, from Ezekiel to Daniel

Roots of Rabbinic Judaism An Intellectural History, from Ezekiel to Daniel

By: Boccaccini, Gabriele

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Grand Rapids Michigan, Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company: 2002

Seller ID: 6090

ISBN: 0802843611

Condition: Very Good-


Soft cover is heavy, glazed paper. Spine is brown and tan with white and tan lettering. Pages are tight. Includes a list of abbreviations. Sections are: Intellectual Quest of Rabbinic Origins and Roots; Rise of Zadokite Judaism; Zadokite Judaism and Its Opponents; Rapprochement Between Zadokite and Sapiential Judaism; Daniel: A Third Way between Zadokite and Enochic Judaism; summary and conclusion; bibliography; index. ; 0.6 x 9.3 x 5.9 Inches; xvii, 230 pages; Shelf wea... View more info

The Witchcraft Hysteria Of 1692 - Volumes 1 & II [ 2 Volume Set] PPI #27226 & 2726a

By: Bonfanti, Leo

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Wakefield, MA, Pride Publications: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7316

Condition: Very Good+


New England Historical Series Series; B&W Illustrations; 8.30 X 5.30 X 0.30 inches; 64, 48 pages; Soft covers have some rubbing/scuffing, and sticker residue, few page creases. Notation of 'Salem, Mass, Sept, 1987' written inside front covers. 2 volumes, first one from 1971, the second one from 1977. B/w frontispiece in each one. Pages clean and tight. Each volume covers various victims of the hysteria that notoriously swept the town in 1692. View more info

Uses Of Abrasives And Abrasive Tools: English Language Edition

By: Borkowski, Jozef A. & Andrzej M. Szymanski

Price: $80.50

Publisher: Chichester, UK, Ellis Horwood, Ltd.: 1992

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 6004

ISBN: 0139325182

Condition: Very Good+


Hard cover is glazed boards. White lettering on blue spine. Green end papers with information on the title and series in front, authors in the rear. Extremely scarce title in English. Pages are clean and tight; shows signs of light, careful use. Originally published in Polish. Translated from Polish into English by Jerzy Tomaszczyk, PWN---Polish Scientific Publishers. Extensively illustrated with 100+ b/w drawings, diagrams, charts, etc. Sections include symbols used in ... View more info

Japanese Armor, The Galeno Collection

By: Bottomley, Ian

Price: $45.25

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, William A. Galeno, M.D.: 1998

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 9762

ISBN: 1880656361

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


b/w & Color Photographs; 8 3/4 x 11 1/2 x 1; 211 pages; Hard cover is black cloth. Ths is a NEW book. Gold lettering on spine. Clear plastic DJ on book, as from publisher. This is the 2d edition from 2005. Lavishly illustrated with color and b/w photographs. Translation by Kei Kaneda Chappelear. Japanese armor from the collection of William A. Galeno, M. D. , one of the largest private collections of Japanese armor in the West. It includes more than 100 pieces of armor, ... View more info

A Short History Of The Hebrew Congregation Of St. Thomas Congregation of Blessing and Peace and Loving Deeds

By: Boxman, Rabbi Bradd H.

Price: $23.25

Publisher: St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands, The Hebrew Congregation of St. Thomas: N.D.

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 8330

Condition: Fine


Photographs; 8 x 10; 32 pages; Soft cover is stapled wraps. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. Illustrated with 16, mostly color, photographs. St. Thomas Synagogue is an historic synagogue at Crystal Gade #16AB, Queens Quarters, in Charlotte Amalie on the island of Saint Thomas in the U. S. Virgin Islands. The formal name of the synagogue is Beracha Veshalom Vegmiluth Hasidim. It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1997. Built in 1833, and is the s... View more info

Chaucer And The French Poet Graunson

By: Braddy, Haldeen

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Baton Rouge, La, Louisiana State University Press: 1947

Seller ID: 4080

Condition: Very Good-


Cover is heavier red paper with white lettering on spine and front. Pages are clean and tight, as if minimally used. Haldeen Braddy was a prolific author, writing on a vast range of topics. In this title "I have endeavored to tell the whole story of Graunson's [Otho de Graunson; 1375 Chaucer and Otho de Graunson (French knight and poet on whose poems Chaucer drew for his "Complaint of Venus") both receive grants from John of Gaunt] relationship to Chaucer in ... View more info

Never A Tide: Signed Edition

By: Braun, Philip J.

Price: $19.50

Publisher: No Place, No Publisher Listed.: 1980

Seller ID: 8265

Condition: Very Good+


AUTHOR SIGNED on front end paper, with an inscription, his initials and 82'. Soft cover is tan with brown lettering. Tan spine. Brown/white monochrome. No copyright date listed; appears to be from sometime in the 1980s. An anthology of poetry and prose, from a vastly ranging group of authors: Sherwood Anderson, Bernard Baruch; Willa Cather; Antoine St. Exupery; Dag Hammerskjold; Langston Hughes; Ernie Pyle; Ayn Rand; William Saroyan; Robert Penn Warren; et al. Front of t... View more info

Kachina Dolls Form and Function in Hopi Tithu Plateau Series #4

By: Breunig, Robert and Michael Lomatuway'ma

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Flagstaff, AZ, Museum of Northern Arizona: 1985

Seller ID: 5970

Condition: Very Good+


Cover is stapled wraps, orange ground with black lettering on front. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Extensively illustrated with 18 b/w photographs and drawings and 26 color photographs. Sections are: introduction to Hopi Kachinas; the Ceremonial Year; Hopi Kachina Dolls. Great title on a Native American cultural treasure. ; Museum of Northern Arizona Quarterly Series; Vol. 54; Photographs; 8 1/2 x 11; 32 pages; Cover has slight rubbing/scuffing. View more info

Quakers Visit China London Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends). Friends Peace and International Relations Committee

By: British Quaker Mission To The People's Republic Of China

Price: $26.75

Publisher: London, Society of Friends, East-West Relations Committee and Peace Committee,: 1956

Seller ID: 6704

Condition: Very Good+


Soft cover is stapled wraps. Light blue cover with white lettering. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with a partial B/W map of China, showing Peking [Beijing] and areas south and west, and 7 B/W photographs. . No publication date listed; probably from 1955/56. "In October 1955, after some years of preparation...the first visit from a Western, Chrisitan denomination to the new, Communist-led China. Six Friends took part. This book explains their purposes, descri... View more info

The Czechoslovak Cookbook

By: Brizova, Joza; Et Al.

Price: $13.25

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers: 1965

Seller ID: 8283

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


International Cook Book Series Series; 8.30 X 5.70 X 1.10 inches; 282 pages; Hard cover is blue with grey spine. Dark blue lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight. No sticky fingerprints, or food blotches, a few upper corners are creased. DJ has light rubbing/sunning/scuffing; a 1" discoloration mark on bottom of front flap. Translated by Adrienna Vahala. In Czechoslovakia, a country known for fine cooks, a copy of "Varime Zdrave Chutne a Hospodarne" gr... View more info