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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

A Shakespeare Coloring Book

By: artists, Diverse

Price: $21.25

Publisher: Ssan Francisco, San Francisco, CA: Bellerophon Books: 1970

Seller ID: 9215

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Illustrations; 11 X 8.50 X 0.25 inches; Unpaginated pages; Soft cover is stapled wraps. Light rubbing, scuffing, bumping to covers. Pages not numbered, 46 pages, including inside covers. Has scenes from many of the plays. PAGES ARE CLEAN AND TIGHT, NO MARKINGS OF ANY KINDS; APPEARS AS IF UNUSED. A fun way to learn more about literature, especially the Bard of Avon, his plays and characters. View more info

The Art Of Eating Well An Italian Cookbook

By: Artusi, Pellegrino

Price: $32.50

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1996

Seller ID: 8840

Condition: Very Good+


Advanced Uncorrected Proof Series; B&W Illustrations; 9.40 X 7.90 X 1.50 inches; xliv, 481 pages; Advanced Uncorrected Proof. Soft cover has some rubbing, bumping, scuffing and light bumping. Pages are clean and tight; no food marks, or stains on any pages. Translated from Italian by Kyle M. Phillips III. Artusi [1821-1911]first published this book in 1891, as 'Scienza in cucina e l'arte di mangiar bene'. Since then, it has been a perennial classic. Illustrated with b/w ... View more info

Granny's Muffin House

By: Ashby, Susan

Price: $26.25

Publisher: Royal House Pub Co: 1983

Seller ID: 9602

ISBN: 0930440188

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Illustrations; 8 1/2 x 11; 134 pages; Soft cover has light rubbing to covers. White spine with black lettering. Pages are clean and tight, no sticky fingerprints or splotches of ingredients. Charming b/w illustrations with most recipes. Easy to follow, delicious looking recipes. Inside front cover is sticker from store purchased at: the iconic Kitchen Glamor of metro Detroit. These were fantastic stores for cooks and bakers. Kitchen fantasy land! ! Index. 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: 10310

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

The Foundation Trilogy Boxed Set Foundation, Second Foundation, Foundation and Empire

By: Asimov, Isaac

Price: $16.50

Publisher: New York, Avon: 1974

Seller ID: 62

ISBN: 0380001012

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Slip cased set of the entire trilogy. No date listed for publication of this set. No date for this boxed set is listed. Each book is paginated separately. "Winner of The Hugo Award for Best All-Time Series". ; 2.4 x 7.3 x 4.4 Inches; Slip case has sunning, shelf wear, rubbing/scuffing, bumps, cracks, tearing away of color layer from cardboard, but is intact. Books have some sunning, light shelf wear. `Foundation' is a 1966 date, 30th printing; 'Second Foundation... View more info

I, Asimov A Memoir

By: Asimov, Isaac

Price: $16.50

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 1994

Seller ID: 226

ISBN: 0385417012

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Cover is grey with black, faux spine; gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Dr. Asimov [1920-1992] "was one of our most beloved authors...he left behind an unparalleled legacy of thought and imagination. In a career that lasted more than 50 years, he wrote more than 470 books and innumerable articles and short stories...perhaps best known as one of science fiction's founding fathers, he wrote the novels that defined the genre and w... View more info

Asimov's New Guide To Science

By: Asimov, Isaac

Price: $38.25

Publisher: New York, Basic Books: 1984

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 9959

ISBN: 0465004733

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 6 1/2 x 9 1/2 x 2; xvi, 940 pages; Hard cover is blue cloth with gold lettering, and red symbols, on spine. Light rubbing to bottom of boards. DJhas some bumping, rubbing, scuffing, crease in back flap; in a mylar cover. Pages are clean and tight, as if unused. Illustrated with b/w photographs and drawings, diagrams. Asimov explains it in such a way that a first-time reader on the subject feels confident on his/her understanding. Bibliography; name and... 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

Arabian Horse in Australia, Vol. 2

By: Association, Arabian Horse

Price: $75.25

Publisher: Croydon, Nsw, Australia, Arabian Horse Association of Australia, Ltd.: 1984

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 8383

ISBN: 0959036806

Condition: As New in Very Good+ dust jacket


B & W and Color; 8 1/2 x 11 1/2; 263 pages; Hard cover is ivory colored with brown lettering on front. Light bumping. DJ has light rubbing, bumping, scuffing; in a mylar cover. This is a NEW book, pages are clean and tight. Lavishly illustrated with mostly color photographs, of the Arabian horse doing everything. From dressage to rodeo to jumping to carriage driving, and pretty much everything in between, the breed that can do it all. Book is in 3 sections: Arabian Horse... View more info

Arabian Horse in Australia, Vol. 2

By: Association, Arabian Horse

Price: $65.75

Publisher: Croydon, Nsw, Australia, Arabian Horse Association of Australia, Ltd.: 1984

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 8384

ISBN: 0959036806

Condition: As New in Very Good+ dust jacket


B & W and Color; 8 1/2 x 11 1/2; 263 pages; Hard cover is ivory colored with brown lettering on front. Slight bumping. DJ has light rubbing, bumping, scuffing; crinkling/creasing around edges; in a mylar cover. This is a NEW book, pages are clean and tight. Lavishly illustrated with mostly color photographs, of the Arabian horse doing everything. From dressage to rodeo to jumping to carriage driving, and pretty much everything in between, the breed that can do it all. Bo... 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

Property Control And Social Strategies In Settlers In A Middle Eastern Plain Anthropological Papers No. 44

By: Aswad, Barbara C.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor, Michigan, University of Michigan: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1270

Condition: Near Fine


Cover is green with black lettering on front and spine. Pages are clean and tight, appearing unused. B/W illustrations, 16 tables, nine figures and 17 plates. The research for this monograph was gathered in southern Turkey, along the border with Syria, from September 1964 to June 1965. This is an analysis of the Al Shiukh, a social organization of a tribal section, who are part of the core and fringe village patterns. It covers four and one half generations, the period s... 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

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The Bioneers A Declaration of Interdependence

By: Ausubel, Kenny

Price: $12.50

Publisher: White River Junction, VT, Chelsea Green Publishing Company: 2001

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 5457

ISBN: 1890132764

Condition: Near Fine


Covers are wraps. Pages are clean and tight; printed on acid-free paper. This is a NEW book. "Presents the fascinating and inspiring stories of 14 people at the cutting edge of technological innovation, social justice and the natural world. These scientific and social innovatiors are helping to define an age founded in principles of kinship, iinderdependence, cooperation and community....." ; 6 x 9; xxvi, 274 pages; Cover has light shelf wear, rubbing/scuffing, s... 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

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Ereth's Birthday

By: Avi & Brian Floca

Price: $11.75

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins: 2000

Seller ID: 8405

ISBN: 0380977346

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Tales from Dimwood Forest Series; B&W Illustrations; 8.58 X 5.83 X 0.78 inches; 180 pages; SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON BOOKPLATE. Hard cover is white with bold lettering on front and brown spine. Small bump to top of front board, in center. DJ has slight rubbing, scuffing, tiny nick at top of DJ; in a mylar cover. Pages are clean and tight. Gift bookplate on front end paper: Presented to Jackie Duchene, Book Parade Top Reader, Farmington {MII} Public Schools. Signed Avi on the b... View more info

Kronstadt 1921

By: Avrich, Paul

Price: $11.25

Publisher: New York, WW Norton & Co: 1974

Seller ID: 10251

ISBN: 0393007243

Condition: Very Good+


The Norton library Series; B/W maps and photographs; 7.50 X 5.10 X 0.30 inches; xi, 271 pages; Soft cover has light rubbing, bumping. Illustrated with a b/w map and 9 b/w photographs. "The uprising of sailors at the Kronstadt Naval Base is examined in the context of the political development of the New Soviet state". Pages are clean and tight. 3 appendices, index. 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