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Captive of the Cheyenne The Story of Nancy Jane Morton and the Plum Creek Massacre

By: Czaplewski, Russ

Price: $19.75

Publisher: Kearney, NE, Dawson County Historical Society: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7553

ISBN: 0963789805

Condition: Very Good+


B/w photographs; 8.20 X 5.40 X 0.70 inches; ix, 190 pages; Soft cover is white with black lettering on spine. Tidy note on half title page: Ft. Laramie, WY, 7/14/02. Few pages with highlighting and some margin notes. Pages otherwise clean and tight, appears almost as if unused. Illustrated with 18 b/w photographs. Book is divided into 2 sections, each with own endnotes. Index. "...details the events leading up to the Plum Creek Massacre, the attack itself and Mrs. Mo... View more info

America in the China Relief

By: Daggett, A. S.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Nashville, TN, Battery Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 8401

ISBN: 0898392667

Condition: Near Fine


The Wars of America Series Series; B&W Illustrations; 9.20 X 6.30 X 1.60 inches; xiv,267 pages; Hard cover is brown cloth with black boxes with gold lettering on spine. Very faint grey swirls on bottom of text block. Pages are clean and tight. This is a NEW book. Has 29 b/w pictures, including a 2 page map of 'Tien Tsin to Pekin China'. A reissue of a 1903 edition. The China Relief Expedition was an expedition in China undertaken by the United States Armed Forces to resc... View more info

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The Avebury Cycle

By: Dames, Michael

Price: $16.25

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1996

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 6896

ISBN: 0500278865

Condition: Near Fine


Soft cover has tan spine with white and black lettering. Pages are clean and tight. Appears as if unused. Over 200 b/w photographs, drawings, diagrams and maps. "Avebruy parish in Wiltshire contains the most amazing collection of Stone Age monuments to be found anywhere in the world. Taking into acount recent discoveries, this new edition of Dam'es aclaimed study explores the mystery of the Avebury monuments and reveals their collective purpose. Making skillful use o... View more info

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The Death Rituals of Rural Greece

By: Danforth, Loring M. & Alexander Tsiaras

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Press: 1982

Seller ID: 8811

ISBN: 0691000271

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; 9 X 7.50 X 0.60 inches; ix, 169+ pages; Soft cover hs light shelf wear; 'used' sticker on spine [as from a college book store; with another sticker on the rear cover], and b/w stamp on half title page. Pages are clean and tight; dark grey spine with grey lettering.169 numbered pages plus illustrated with 31 b/w plates, each with a description on the facing page. Includes prayers (? ) In Greek. Bibliography; index. View more info

The Falcon Under The Hat Russian Merry Tales and Fairy Tales [Funk & Wagnall's Edition]

By: Daniels, Guy [Selected and translated by]

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, Funk & Wagnalls: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5465

ISBN: 9997502434

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Cover is red cloth with white lettering inside black scrolls on front; white and black lettering on spine. Endpapers are green monochrome of Russian city and ships. Illustrated with 16 color, mostly full page sized, drawings, as well as many small b/w drawings. Has 16 different stories, as well as an appendix of Russian sources. Charming and entertaining collection of Russian folk and fairy tales. ; Color & B/W Illustrations; 8 x 10 1/4; 111 pages; Cover has light shelf ... View more info

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Butterflies of Michigan Field Guide

By: Daniels, Jaret

Price: $10.25

Publisher: Cambridge, MN, Adventure Publications: 2005

Seller ID: 9787

ISBN: 1591930987

Condition: Very Good+


Butterfly Identification Guides Series; Color & BW Illustrations; 6.90 X 4.20 X 0.80 inches; 376 pages; Soft cover has a yellow spine with red lettering. Light rubbing and bumping to covers. Pages are clean and tights. Appears as if unused. Filled with glorious color photographs of each species listed, as well as a drawing, pointing out features/markings. "This field guide identifies butterflies first by primary color and then gives detailed information: common name,... View more info

One Hundred And One Treasures From The Collections Of The William L. Clements Library. A Celebration Of Seventy-Five Years 1923-1998

By: Dann, John C. (Edited by)

Price: $41.25

Publisher: Ann Arbor, Michigan, Clements Library, University of Michigan: 1998

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 8766

ISBN: 1881606015

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 9 1/4 x 12 1/4; 179 pages; Signed and inscibed inside front end paper: 'To Linda Chapman, fellow library ______, With best wishes, John C Dann. ', Hard cover is blue with blue lettering on front and spine. Matching DJ, in a mylar cover. Very faint rubbing. Blue endpapers. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. 'In 1920, Clements offered his collection to the University of Michigan, along with $175,000 (plus $15,000 for furnishings and equipme... View more info

Pagan Scandinavia

By: Davidson, Hilda Roderick Ellis

Price: $31.25

Publisher: New York, F. A. Praeger: 1967

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 6869

ISBN: 0500020558

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Hard cover is orange with gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight. Extensively illustrated with b/w illustrations: 1 map, 68 photographs and 29 line drawings. Sections include: thrshold of religion; sacred tomb; advent of the gods; great scarifices; dancing warriors; powers of ASgard; bibliography, plates, notes on the plates; index. "The aim of this book is to trace the history of religious cults and symbols in Scandinavia from the earliest archaeological... View more info

Photographies Aeriennes [text In French] Methode - Procedes - Interpretation L'Etude De L'Homme Sure La Terre

By: De Lauwe, Paul Chombart

Price: $33.75

Publisher: Paris, Librairie Armand Colin: 1951

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 5111

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Hardcover is grey with gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight. The text of this book is all in French. Extensively illustrated with 118 b/w photographs and drawings. Sections are: Methode et procedes; Les resultats et leur presentation; LA necessite du travail d'equipe; Table des Illustrations; Table des Matieres. Scarce book, in French, on photography. ; B&W Illustrations; 7 1/4 x 9 1/4; 140 pages; Cover has light sunning, bumping, scattered tan dots... View more info

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Girls Will Be Girls Raising Confident and Courageous Daughters

By: Deak, Joann, Ph. D. , with Teresa Barker

Price: $15.25

Publisher: New York, Hyperion: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9186

ISBN: 078686768X

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


AUTHOR INSCRIBE AND SIGNED ON TITLE PAGE. Hard cover is burgundy with black spine; gold lettering on spine. Signed, with brief inscription, by Dr. Deak, on the title page. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. "...she gives us the voices of girls themselves as they struggle with body image, self-esteem, intellectual growth, peer pressure, and media messages. The result is a masterly book that addresses the key issues for girls growing up..." ; 0.9 x 9.... View more info

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Dearest Pet On Bestiality

By: Dekkers, Midas & Paul Vincent

Price: $14.75

Publisher: London, Verso: 2000

Seller ID: 7555

ISBN: 1859843107

Condition: Near Fine


B & W illustrations; 9.30 X 6.60 X 0.60 inches; vii,208 pages; Soft cover has light rubbing and bumping. Spine is dark blue with white lettering. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with dozens of b/w photographs and drawings. Translated by Paul Vincent. "...explores people's sexual attraction fo animals as it is represented in art and popular culture. In doing so it illuminates the ambivalence of human attitudes to cross-species sexualtiy. Analyzing bestiliaty ar... View more info

The Story Of Lip-reading Its Genesis and Development

By: DeLand, Fred & Harriet Andrews Montague

Price: $27.50

Publisher: The Volta Bureau: 1931

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 9566

Condition: Very Good-


5 1/2 x 9; xiii, 232 pages; 1968 reprint. Hard cover is burgundy, with gold lettering on the spine. Cover has light rubbing, scuffing, bumping, sunning; 'audiology' neatly written on each side of the text block. Many pages with pencil notations. Stamped on front end paper is a price, looks like from a school book store. Pages are tight. Its genesis and development; revised and completed by Harriet Andrews Montague. View more info

SAHARASIA The 4000 BCE Origins of Child Abuse, Sex-Repression, Warfare and Social Violence, In the Deserts of the Old World

By: DeMeo, James

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Greensprings, Oregon, Natural Energy Works: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6659

ISBN: 0962185558

Condition: New


Soft cover is heavy, glazed paper. Blue spine with orange lettering. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Stated first edition/first printing. Exhaustively illustrated with dozens of b/w charts, photographs, maps, diagrams, etc. Sections are: Survery of New Territory/Basic Assumptions and Theory; Recent Historical Dimensions of Armored Patrism/Mapping the Environmental and Cross-Cultural Evidence; Ancient Origins and Geographical Diffusion of Patrism; Mapping t... View more info

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Chippewa Customs

By: Densmore, Frances

Price: $10.25

Publisher: St. Paul, MN, Minnesota Historical Society Press: 1979

Seller ID: 8551

ISBN: 0873511425

Condition: Near Fine


Borealis Books Series; B&W Illustrations; 8.82 X 5.83 X 0.71 inches; 204+ pages; Soft cover has white spine with blue lettering. Pages are clean and tight. Slight shelf wear to covers. Illustrated with dozens of b/w photographs and drawings. "Using information obtained between 1907 and 1925 from members of the Chippewa tribe, the Bureau of American Ethnology, and the United States National Museum, the book describes various Chippewa customs. Information, collected on... View more info

Polish Paintings, A Loan Exhibition, June 1st To July 1st, 1945.

By: Detroit Institute of Arts. Mastai, Boles¦aw. ; Friends of Polish Art Detroit, Mich.

Price: $45.75

Publisher: Detroit, MI, The Detroit Institute of Arts: 1945

Seller ID: 9161

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; 9 x 12; 56 pages; Paper wraps. Wraps have rubbing, scuffing, some chipping, bumping, sunning. Textured Polish eagle on front. Bottom corners have shallow crease. Lavishly illustrated with 83 b/w plates of 19th century Polish art. Pages are stapled into wraps. Pages are clean and tight. Arranged by Boleslaw Mastai. 'Boleslaw Mastai and his wife Marie-Louise d’Otrange Mastai, famous connoisseurs of Americana from New York. The Mastais spent more than f... View more info

Treasured Recipes

By: Dexter Area Historical Society

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Kansas City, MO, Dexter Area Historical Society: 1980

Seller ID: 7144

Condition: Very Good


B/w drawings; 6 1/2 x 9; 156+ pages; Brown plastic spiral bound with brown and white cardboard covers. Pen notation on front of cover, referring to p. 83. A few pages have some small notations on them, but no goopy fingerprints or food residue on any pages. Has recipe contributions, first section Very Important People: by Mamie Doud Eisenhower, Mrs. Nelson A. Rockefeller, Gov. & Mrs. Ronald Reagan, Mrs. George (Lenore) Romney [sic, G. Romney former governor of Michigan, ... View more info

Poems on a Boy's Paintings

By: Di, Bu & Ke Yan

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Beijing, China, Foreign Languages Press: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5282

ISBN: 0835108805

Condition: Very Good


Softcover is self wraps. Pages are clean and tight. Pages not numbered. Index at the back of the book. This book of poetry is dual language in English and Chinese pictographs. 58 poems, each lovingly illustrated with a painting by Bu Di; most in color, some in b/w. Stated first edition. Errata sheet laid in with poem 43. B/w photo of the 'The Woman Poet Ke Yan and the Boy Painter Bu Di' at front of book. ; B & W and Color; 7 x 8 1/4; Unpaginated pages; Cover has light s... View more info

Focloir Gaedilge agus Bearla = An Irish-English dictionary

By: Dinneen, Patrick S

Price: $75.50

Publisher: Dublin, Published for the Irish Texts Society by the Educa: 1979

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 8508

Condition: Near Fine


5 1/2 x 8 x 2 1/2; xxx, 1344 pages; Hard cover has green spine with gold lettering. Slight bumping and rubbing to covers. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Originally published in 1927. This is a new, revised and greatly enlarged edition. "Pádraig Ó Duinnín worked on the Irish-English Dictionary – first edition – from 1901 to 1904...Dinneen (especially in the 1927 “greatly enlarged” edition) took a lead from the recently published Oxford Eng... View more info

Samurai: Son Of Death Eclipse Graphic Novel No. 14

By: Divono, Sharman and Hiroshi Hirata

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Forestville, CA, Eclipse Books: 1987

Seller ID: 4528

ISBN: 0913035300

Condition: Very Good+


Softcover is heavy paper. Pages are clean and tight. Lavishly illustrated on each page with many frames in b/w drawings. "...combines the history of one of feudal Japan's greatest battles with a new legend of a dead samurai warrior miraculously restored to life..." ; B&W Illustrations; 6 1/2 x 10 1/4; 45+ pages; Cover has light rubbing/scuffing, some bumping and shelf wear. View more info

Medieval Russia - A Source Book, 900-1700: Second Edition

By: Dmytryshyn, Basil, editor

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston: 1973

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 5558

ISBN: 0030864410

Condition: Very Good


Softcover is heavy paper. Spine is yellow with brown lettering. Pages are clean and tight. Second edition. Illustrated with some b/w maps and tables of Russian Rulers. Chapters are divided into two main sections: Kievan Rus and Moscovite Russia. Glossary; tables; chronological table; bibliography. ; Maps; 5 1/4 x 8 1/2; x, 357 pages; Cover has some shelf wear, bumping, sunning, rubbing/scuffing; original school bookstore price on front endpaper; a few underlining/notes. View more info