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Biographies Of Books The Compositional Histories of Notable American Writings

By: Barbour, James and Tom Quirk, Ed.

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Columbia, MO, University of Missouri Press: 1996

Seller ID: 1598

ISBN: 0826210449

Condition: New


Book is still in publisher's shrinkwrap. Includes essays by: Howard G. Baetzhold, John W. Crowley, James Nagel etc. 1996 printing. ; 6 1/2 x 9 1/2; 334 pages View more info

The Story Of The American Navy (the Mentor) April 16, 1917 Serial No. 129

By: Barnes, James

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, The Mentor Association, Inc.: 1917

Seller ID: 6329

Condition: Very Good


Soft cover is stapled wraps. Grey with dark blue lettering and design on front and back. This issue has 12 pages, clean and tight, about 'The Story of the American Navy.' Included are six, b/w gravures [on heavier stock paper], laid in. The six are: The 'Constitution' and the 'Java'; Commodore Esek Hopkins; The 'United States' and the "Macedonian'; the 'Kearsarge' and the 'Alabama'; the 'Constitution' and the 'Guerriere'; Captain Isaac Hull. Inside the front cover is... View more info

25 Years Of Spring Action: 1922 -- 1947

By: Barnes--Gibson--Raymond

Price: $21.50

Publisher: Detroit, MI, Associated Spring Corporation: N.D.

Seller ID: 6262

Condition: Very Good


Soft cover is stapled wraps of dark blue ground with silver and gold on front. Pages are clean and tight; slightly smaller than the cover. The pages are not numbered; there are 23 pages. Illustrated with over 2 dozen b/w photographs. Besides pictures of the executives, there are photos of employees, at work and what appear to be company sponsored activities. No date of publication, very possibly from late 1940s, perhaps even 1947. "Founded in 1857 by Wallace Barnes i... View more info

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Albert Bloch: Artistic and Literary Perspectives

By: Baron, Frank, Helmut Arntzen and David Cateforis, Ed.

Price: $31.25

Publisher: Munich, Prestel-Verlag: 1997

Seller ID: 786

ISBN: 3791317776

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Cover is green with white lettering on the spine; light bumping. DJ has faint scuffing; in a Brodart cover. Pages are clean and tight; printed on high quality, glossy, acid-free paper. This is a NEW book. End papers are black. Extensively illustrated with 60 color and 40 b/w paintings and drawings. Albert Bloch [1882-1961] was an American artist, and at an early age he produced caricatures for the St. Louis satirical weekly the Mirror. He was in Munich from 1909-1921, wh... View more info

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Hunting Season

By: Barr, Nevada

Price: $10.25

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7161

ISBN: 0399148469

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Anna Pigeon Series Series; 9.10 X 6.30 X 1.20 inches; 322 pages; Cover has light scuffing, previous owner's last name tidily written in corner of front end paper. DJ has light rubbing/scuffing, in a mylar cover. Sticker on DJ states 'signed copy'. Hardcover is blue with metallic blue lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight. Endpapers have maps of locations in book. "Human nature proves Park Ranger Anna Pigeon's most duplicitious foe in the latest entry in the b... View more info

How to Indentify Bennington Pottery Easy Guide to Detail and Variety

By: Barret, Richard Carter

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Brattleboro, VT, The Stephen Green Press: 1964

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 7169

Condition: Very Good-


B&W Illustrations; 7.80 X 5.12 X 1 inches; 72 pages; Soft cover has shelf wear, and some brown speckling at top of front cover and text block; sticker residue on back cover. Lavishly illustrated with 300+ b/w photographs of Bennington Pottery. Contains a complete glossary and index. "The purpose of this guide, is to tell and to show, as clearly as possible, which pieces of pottery or porcelain were made at the potteries at Bennington and which were not...The combined... View more info

The Lilies of the Field; The Haunting Miracle of a Humble Man and Four Nuns Who Built a Little Church

By: Barrett, William

Price: $12.25

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1962

Seller ID: 9521

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


1st edition Series; Ex-Library; B&W Illustrations; 6.50 X 3.90 X 0.60 inches; 92 pages; Hard cover is former library book. With typical markings. DJ is in a mylar covered, taped down to book. Illustrated with b/w drawings by Burt Silverman. Other than typical library markings, the pages are quite clean and tight. "An amiable southern Negro, driving through the Southwest after getting out of the Army, stops to help four German refugee nuns build a church." View more info

An Exhibition Of The Robert S. Huthart Collection Of Non-iwami Netsuke Exhibition 15 June -- 3 July 1998

By: Barry Davies Oriental Art

Price: $46.50

Publisher: London, Barry Davies Oriental Art Ltd.: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3952

Condition: New in Near Fine dust jacket


Grey hardcover cloth with gold lettering on the spine. White, textured endpapers. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Back cover has title information written in Japanese; title page is in English and Japanese. Lavishly illustrated with 220 color photographs of these utterly fascinating, uniquely Japanese art forms. Sections are: Foreword; Netsuke--An International Art; Map of Japan; Catalogue; Signatures; bibliography; Index of Artists. Very oversized, 5#. ; ... View more info

An Exhibition Of The Robert S. Huthart Collection Of Non-iwami Netsuke Exhibition 15 June -- 3 July 1998

By: Barry Davies Oriental Art

Price: $46.50

Publisher: London, Barry Davies Oriental Art Ltd.: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7702

Condition: New in Near Fine dust jacket


Grey hardcover cloth with gold lettering on the spine. White, textured endpapers. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Back cover has title information written in Japanese; title page is in English and Japanese. Lavishly illustrated with 220 color photographs of these utterly fascinating, uniquely Japanese art forms. Sections are: Foreword; Netsuke--An International Art; Map of Japan; Catalogue; Signatures; bibliography; Index of Artists. Very oversized, 5#. ; ... View more info

CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN FURNITURE

By: Bartolucci, Mairsa and Cathy Lang Ho

Price: $10.25

Publisher: New York, Rizzoli International Publications, Inc.: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1018

ISBN: 0789304929

Condition: Very Good+


Published by Rizzoli International Publications, Inc. , NY, NY. Cover has some light edge wear and rubbing. Pages are clean and tight. Printed on high quality, glossy paper. Extensively illustrated with hundreds of color and b/w photos. Book is in three sections: "The East--The East, New York; " "The Great In-Between--In-Between; " and "The West--The West, Bay Area. "; Remainder; Photographs; 8vo 8 1/2 x 8 1/2; 208 pages; Red slash mark through IS... View more info

Johnny Whistletrigger - Civil War Songs From The Western Border

By: Barton, Cathy, Dave Para, Bob Dyer

Price: $25.25

Publisher: Boonvile, MO, Big Canoe Records: 1993

Seller ID: 8319

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Photographs; 5 1/2 x 8 1/2; Unpaginated pages; Soft cover is stapled wraps. Light creasing, bumping to covers. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with some b/w photographs. Pages not numbered, 29 pages. Lists 22 songs, with complete lyrics for most of them, with information about the song/location/battle. This appears to be the liner notes for an audio version of this title. View more info

Historic Costume For The Stage

By: Barton, Lucy

Price: $32.25

Publisher: Boston, Walter H. Baker Company: 1963

Edition: Second Revised Edition

Seller ID: 7129

Condition: Very Good-


Ex-Library; B&W Illustrations; 10.10 X 7 X 1.80 inches; x, 609 pages; Hardcover is former library book. Has Dewey number on spine and some stamps on end papers, plus a pocket, but otherwise shows little to no signs of being a popular book, or used much. Cover has light rubbing, bumping and some fading. No DJ as issued. Pages are very clean and tight. Lavishly iilustrated by David Sarvis, with a color frontispiece. Originally published in 1935, this is a revised and expan... View more info

The Paternity Of Abraham Lincoln: Was He The Son Of Thomas Lincoln? An Essay on the Chastity of Nancy Hanks

By: Barton, William E.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, George H. Doran Company: 1920

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 5581

Condition: Very Good


A scarce copy of this edition. Cover is green cloth with gold lettering on front and spine [which is faded]. Overall, pages are clean and tight. Pages have deckled edges. "The author has endeavored to trace every rumor and report relating to the birth of Abraham Lincoln, to assemble all the available evidence in favor of it and against it, to judge each one of these reports upon its own merits, and to render what, he believes, is a judgment from which there can be no... View more info

Leonard Baskin Drawings and Sculpture; Exhibition February 24-March 24, 1974

By: Baskin, Leonard

Price: $25.25

Publisher: New York, Summit, N.J. : Summit Art Center, 1974: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6919

Condition: Very Good-


Softcover is stapled wraps. White with black lettering on front. 1/4" tan stain in upper corner, near spine on first leaf and same spot in next leaf the 'chronology page.' B/w photogrpahs of 24 works, drawings and sculpture. Leonard Baskin ( 1922 – 2000) an American sculptor, book-illustrator, wood-engraver, printmaker, graphic artist, writer and teacher. Awards and Honors: Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (1966) ; Guggenheim Fellowship; Gold Med... View more info

The Custom Knife Ii. The Book Of Pocket Knives And Folding Hunters. The Guide To The Twentieth (20th) Century Makers' Art.

By: Bates, John Davis and James Henry Schippers

Price: $30.25

Publisher: Memphis, TN, Custom Knife Press: 1974

Seller ID: 6657

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


SIGNED BY BOTH AUTHORS; LIMITED, NUMBERED EDITION. Hardcover is faux green leather, with silver lettering on front and spine. signed on front end paper. #213 in a limited series of 500. pages are clean and tight. Extensively illustrated with 100+ b/w photographs and drawings of knives, knives, knives! Sections: History; Production and Design; Decoration; Makers; Sharp Steel; Knife Makers Guild; Guarantees and Catalogs; notes; directory; photo credits. ; B&W Illustrati... View more info

Price Guide And Bibliographic Checklist For Children's & Illustrated Books For The Years 1880-1970: 2004 Edition

By: Baumgarten, E. Lee

Price: $53.50

Publisher: Martinsburg, WV, E. Lee Baumgarten Books: 2003

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 5714

ISBN: 0964728575

Condition: New


Soft cover is heavy, glazed paper. White with black lettering on front and back; turquoise lettering and picture on front. This is the final, and fully expanded, edition by the expert, Baumgarten, in the field. Book is divided into several sections, each with its own page count. New for this edition: original DJ prices for many American books published after 1934. Expanded date range, up from 1960, now to 1970, which adds another 3446 titles. Updated market values. Updat... View more info

Price Guide And Bibliographic Checklist For Children's & Illustrated Books For The Years 1880-1970: 2004 Edition

By: Baumgarten, E. Lee

Price: $53.50

Publisher: Martinsburg, WV, E. Lee Baumgarten Books: 2003

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 5715

ISBN: 0964728575

Condition: New


Soft cover is heavy, glazed paper. White with black lettering on front and back; turquoise lettering and picture on front. This is the final, and fully expanded, edition by the expert, Baumgarten, in the field. Book is divided into several sections, each with its own page count. New for this edition: original DJ prices for many American books published after 1934. Expanded date range, up from 1960, now to 1970, which adds another 3446 titles. Updated market values. Updat... View more info

Glacial history of the streams of southeastern Michigan Bulletin No. 12: May, 1938

By: Bay, James William

Price: $16.25

Publisher: Bloomfield Hills, MI, Cranbrook Institute of Science: 1938

Seller ID: 6225

Condition: Very Good-


Softcover is heavy, grey paper, with black lettering on front and spine. Pages, overall, are clean and tight, except as noted. Illustrated with 11 b/w figures [maps] and 6 b/w photographs. Includes a list of north-south, and east-west roads at the back. Two main sections are: Preliminary Discussion; Drainage History of the Erie-St. Clair Basin; summary; bibliography. One of the many title put out by the internationally renowned, prestigious Cranbrook Institute of Science... View more info

Horses I Have Known

By: Beazley, William O. "doc"

Price: $52.50

Publisher: Abilene, TX, Hardin-Simmons University Press: 1985

Seller ID: 4861

ISBN: 0910075034

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Dark blue hardcover is leather look with gold lettering on spine. Stitched binding; pages are clean and tight; appears almost as if unused. Illustrated with 22 b/w photographs. "A Virginian who came to the great western plains and became enmeshed in its lore and life, Beazley brings the gentle insights of a true horseman.....to the rough and ready traditions of the western frontier.....From the cowboy reunions in West Texas towns to Presidential inaugurations....from... View more info

Performing This Week... Live At Ronnie Scott's

By: Beck, Jeff

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Eagle Records: 2008

Seller ID: 8955

Condition: New


5.50 X 4.90 X 0.40 inches; Brand new audio CD, sealed in publisher's shrinkwrap. Jeff Beck, guitar ; with accompanying musicians. Recorded live at Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club in London, England, 2007. Tracks: Beck's bolero; Eternity's breath; Stratus; Cause we've ended as lovers; Behind the veil; You never know; ; Nadia ; Blast from the east; Led boots; Angel (Footsteps) ; Scatterbrain; Medley; Goodbye pork pie' hat ; Brush with the blues --Space boogie --Big block --A day ... View more info