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Rock Art of the Dreamtime Images of Ancient Australia

By: Flood, Josephine

Price: $24.75

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, HarperCollinsPublishers PTY Limited: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7968

ISBN: 0207189080

Condition: Very Good+


Remainder; B&W and color maps & illustrations; 9.37 X 6.69 X 0.89 inches; xii, 372 pages; Soft cover has a black remainder line across top of text block. Cover has some minor rubbing/scuffing/bumping. Book appears as if unused. Illustrated with at least 19 color photographs, dozens of b/w photographs, drawings and many b/w maps. "The first new overview of Australian Aboriginal rock art written by an archaeologist for nearly 40 years....takes the reader on an exciting... View more info

The Secret Language Of Life How Animals and Plants Feel and Communicate

By: Ford, Brian J.

Price: $10.25

Publisher: New York, Fromm International: 2000

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 3751

ISBN: 0880642548

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Cover is white boards with black spine, gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Illustrated with 38 b/w photographs. Originally published in UK in 1999. "In an engrossing tour of the many species we share our plane with, Ford reveals how all living things feel and communicate in ways that, though mysterious to us, are very real. He cites a growing body of research to show that we are surrounded not by brute beasts we can use at will, b... View more info

The Secret Language Of Life How Animals and Plants Feel and Communicate

By: Ford, Brian J.

Price: $17.25

Publisher: New York, Fromm International: 2000

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 10197

ISBN: 0880642548

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Cover is white boards with black spine, gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Illustrated with 38 b/w photographs. Originally published in UK in 1999. "In an engrossing tour of the many species we share our plane with, Ford reveals how all living things feel and communicate in ways that, though mysterious to us, are very real. He cites a growing body of research to show that we are surrounded not by brute beasts we can use at will, b... View more info

Korean Arts Volume 1 Painting & Sculpture

By: Foreign Affairs, Ministry Of

Price: $26.25

Publisher: Republic OF Korea, MINISTRY OF FORIEGN AFFAIRS: 1956

Seller ID: 8275

Condition: Very Good


Vol. 1; B&W Photographs; 11.9 x 8.4 x 0.6 ; 220 pages; Soft cover is heavy tan paper with black lettering on cover and spine. Top of spine has missing outer layer for 3/4". Sunning, shelf wear, bumping, scuffing; from page 203-200, slight bottom corner creasing. Overall, pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with 99 b/w photographs. Brown paper end pages. Some sunning to pages. Sections are Painting; Koryo Dynasty; Lee Dynasty; Sculpture. Over sized, 4. View more info

THE LEGAL RIGHTS OF WOMEN: Adapted for use in every state by means of a brief synopsis of the laws relating to property rights, dower, divorce, the ... and direction for women in every walk of life

By: Foster, Lemuel Hill

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Detroit, MI, Woman's Publishing Co: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7361

Condition: Very Good+


xix, 295 pages; Hard cover is green with gold lettering on cover and spine. Cover has sunning, light shelf wear, bumping. Pencil marking on front end paper. Pages are clean and tight. "We unhesitatingly affirm, that never before has a book of such importance and value as this, been offered to women, nor one which is so thoroughly deserving of their careful study...While the subjects treated are necessarily of a somewhat technical nature, the language used is so plain... View more info

Treasury Of Mme. Alexander Dolls Revised Edition

By: Foulke, Jan

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Cumberland, MD, Hobby House Press, Inc.: 1983

Edition: Second Revised Edition

Seller ID: 4455

ISBN: 0875881475

Condition: Very Good+


Softcover has burgundy ground and white lettering on front and spine. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Lavishly illustrated with dozens of b/w photographs. Sections are: Collecting Alexander Dolls; Cloth Dolls; Marionettes; Composition Dolls; Hard Plastic Dolls; Vinyl Head Dolls; Scarlett O'hara, a Historical Perspective; index. This is the 2nd [second], revised edition of the original 1979 edition. ; Focusing on Number 2 Series; B & W illustrations; 8 1/4 ... View more info

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Amzat And His Brothers Three Italian Tales Remembered by Floriano Vecchi and Retold by Paula Fox

By: Fox, Paula

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Orchard Books: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3487

ISBN: 0531054624

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Cover is brown with red spine; gold lettering on spine. Tan colored endpapers. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Illustrated with many b/w pen and ink drawings. The three tales are: Amzat and His Brothers; Mezgalten; Olimpia, Cucol, and the Door. ; B&W Illustrations; 7 x 9 1/4; 67 pages; Cover has light bumping and shelf wear. DJ has shelf wear, rubbing, bumping. View more info

Torcon 3: The 61st World Science Fiction Convention [souvenir Book]

By: Freedman, Cheryl

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Nova Scotia, Canada, J. C. Bell: 2003

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 8464

Condition: As New


B&W Illustrations; 8 1/2 x 11; 234+ pages; Soft cover has white spine with black lettering. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Illustrated with b/w drawings and photographs. Includes an article by George R. R. Martin: I Remember Torcon 2 (1973). Torcon 3 was the 61st World Science Fiction Convention, held in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on August 28-September 1, 2003. The convention was held in the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, as well as the Fairmont Royal ... View more info

The Invention of the Jewish Gaucho Villa Clara and the Construction of Argentine Identity

By: Freidenberg, Judith Noemí

Price: $15.75

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 2010

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 7638

ISBN: 0292725698

Condition: New


Jewish Life, History, and Culture Series; B&W Illustrations; 8.90 X 5.90 X 0.60 inches; xx, 184 pages; Soft cover has a black spine with white lettering. Illustrated with b/w maps, charts and photographs. "In a meticulous rendition of Villa Clara's social history...interweaves ethnographic and historical information to understand the saga of European immigrants drawn to Argentine open-door policies in the 19th century and its impact on the current transformation of i... View more info

The Sutra Of The Sixth Patriarch On The Pristine Orthodox Dharma

By: Fung, Paul F. & George D. Fung

Price: $24.50

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Buddha's Universal Church: 1964

Seller ID: 8935

Condition: Near Fine


6 X 9 ; 189 pages; Hard cover is green with gold lettering on spine and front. Very slight rubbing/scuffing. Third printing from 1980. Book appears as if unused. Laid in is a folded set of papers, a class handout. 'The Platform Sutra of the Sixth Patriarch is a Chan Buddhist scripture that was composed in China during the 8th to 13th century. The "platform" refers to the podium on which a Buddhist teacher speaks. Its key themes are the direct perception of one's ... View more info

Art of the Maya Civilization, Exhibition, Martin Widdifield Gallery Exhibition September 4 to October 5, 1957

By: Gallery, Martin Widdifield

Price: $19.75

Publisher: New York, Martin Widdifield Gallery: 1957

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 7995

Condition: Very Good+


Exhbition Catalogue Series; B&W Illustrations; 7 x 10 1/4; 26 pages; Soft cover is textured brown paper; stapled wraps. Light rub mark on front; previous owner's name neatly written on title page. Foreword is written by Alfred Early Stendahl . Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Glossy paper with 48 b/w illustrations of items. Introduction by Herbert Joseph Spinden [1879-1967] "He received a PhD in Anthropology, from Harvard, in 1909, completing a thesis... View more info

Arms And Armour Special Number Based on the R. L. Scott Collection [No.2, 1969]

By: Gamber, Ortwin; William Reid; Et Al

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Glasgow Art Gallery and Museums Association: 1969

Seller ID: 155

Condition: Very Good+


Softcover is stapled wraps. Printed on glossy paper. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with over 25 b/w photographs, and one color plate. Vol. XII, No. 2, 1969. 5 articles on various pieces of the R. L. Scott Collection, written by: Ortwin Gamber, William Reid, A. V. B. Norman, Claude Blair, J. G. Scott. ; Scottish Art Review Series; Photographs; 7 1/2 x 9 3/4; 40 pages; Softcover has light shelf wear, bumping at corners, minor rubbing/scuffing; owner's name sticker... View more info

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Crisis and Creativity in the Sephardic World 1391-1648

By: Gampel, Benjamin R.

Price: $121.25

Publisher: New York, Columbia University Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8322

ISBN: 0231109229

Condition: Very Good+ with No dust jacket as issued


B&W Illustrations; 9.29 X 6.20 X 1.16 inches; xvi, 413 pages; Hard cover red with blue box with silver lettering on front. Grey cloth spine with blue box with silver lettering. Cover has some bumping and rubbing. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. No DJ as issued. Leading scholars reflect on the 1492 expulsions of the Jews from Spain. "The volume is nicely introduced by Yosef Yerushalmi's meditation on the concepts of exile and expulsion in the Jewish c... View more info

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Crisis and Creativity in the Sephardic World, 1391-1648

By: Gampel, Benjamin R.

Price: $15.75

Publisher: New York, Columbia University Press: 1998

Seller ID: 8424

ISBN: 0231109237

Condition: Very Good-


B&W Illustrations; 8.98 X 5.99 X 0.88 inches; xvi, 413 pages; Soft cover book has burgundy spine with blue box and silver lettering in it. Covers have bumping, rubbing, scuffing, curling, some creasing, as do some pages. Overall, pages are clean and tight; no markings. "The volume is nicely introduced by Yosef Yerushalmi's meditation on the concepts of exile and expulsion in the Jewish collective memory (as well as in the works oif modern historians)." -- Bernard... View more info

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JUNGVOLK The Story of a Boy Defending Hitler's Reich

By: Gehlen, Wilhelm R. & Don A. Gregory

Price: $21.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, Casemate: 2008

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 6965

ISBN: 1932033874

Condition: New in New dust jacket


Hard cover is grey boards with black spine, gold lettering on spine. DJ in a mylar cover. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with 29 b/w photographs. 20 chapters and an epilogue. "It might seem amazing today that mere children during the Nazi era in Germany were required to do their part for "Fuhrer, Volk, and Vaterland", but that is exactly what happened during the cataclysm of the Third Reich. Their lessons in school apart from a basic curriculum, revol... View more info

Anasazi Princess: A Novel

By: Gibson, James

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Fayetteville, NC, Old Mountain Press, Inc.: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3933

ISBN: 1931575037

Condition: Near Fine


Cover is heavy glazed paper. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Stated first edition. "More than a year has passed when Caleb Stone, prodigal son of J. E. Stone, learns of his father's murder by nightriders....Caleb's return upsets the uneasy balance of power among the ranchers adn he finds few friends and little help...Caleb finds peace w/ the Huastecs, and comes to care for Shanni, but knows they can have no life together until he deals with his enemi... View more info

With One Sky Above Us Life on an Indian Reservation At the Turn of the Century

By: Gidley, M

Price: $13.25

Publisher: Seattle, WA, University of Washington Press: 1985

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 5287

ISBN: 0295961643

Condition: Very Good+


Soft cover is heavy, glazed paper. Pages are clean and tight. Photographs by Dr. Edward H. Latham, US Indian Agency Physician. The turn of the century is the 19th into the 20th. Extensively illustrated with 93 b/w plates. Sections are: List of plates; The Reservation; The People; The Physician Photographer; The Photographs; Map: Dr. Latham's Northwest ca. 1900; Sources; index. "...is based on the previously unpublished photographs and letters by Dr. Edward H. Latham,... View more info

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SHAKER TEXTILE ARTS

By: Gordon, Beverly

Price: $13.25

Publisher: Hanover, NH, University Press of New England: 1983

Seller ID: 7962

ISBN: 0874512425

Condition: Very Good+


B/W & Color Illustrations; 8.03 X 5.85 X 1.12 inches; xiv, 327 pages; Soft cover has greyish spine with white lettering. Light rubbing/bumping to covers; some rubbing/scuffing. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with 139 b/w pictures; 14 color pictures; 4 b/w figures, which directions for patterns/designs. "An exhaustive treatment of all aspects of Shaker textile production and artifacts. The author writes clearly of the tasks themselves, from the inventively eff... View more info

The Irish Wolfhound

By: Gordon, John Frazer

Price: $14.75

Publisher: New York, Arco Publishing Company, Inc.: 1974

Seller ID: 9578

ISBN: 0668034351

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 9.10 X 7.60 X 0.70 inches; viii, 104 pages; Hard cover is red with gold lettering on spine. Light shelf wear; minor foxing to end papers. DJ has some rubbing/scuffing/shelf wear. 1/4" closed tear at top of front flap; in a mylar cover. Pages are clean and tight. Lavishly illustrated with b/w photographs and drawings. Everything you wanted to know about this magnificent breed of dogs, from breeding/whelping to showing. View more info

The Good Cigar

By: Gordon, Kevin & H. Paul Jeffers

Price: $12.25

Publisher: New York, The Lyons Press: 1996

Seller ID: 9342

ISBN: 1558215166

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


B & W and Color; 8 X 7.20 X 0.90 inches; xv, 207 pages; Hard cover is grey boards with black spine with gold lettering, very slight bumping. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. DJ has 1" closed tear at top of spine, light rubbing, scuffing and bumping. Illustrated with 26 color pictures and many b/w ones. Grey end papers. "As the war on smoking gathers steam, the cigar is staging a comeback. An obstreperous symbol of manly taste, urbanity and swanky ... View more info