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Miguel Angel Roca: Architectural Monographs #36

By: Roca, Miguel Angel

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Northbrook, IL, Academy Group: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 770

ISBN: 1854902768

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


Cover has some scufifng, rubbing, edge wear. Stiff boards have front and back flaps. Pages are clean and tight; printed on high quality, glossy paper. Black remainder mark on side of pages. Richly illustrated with 100+ color photos and drawings. Has essays on how civic architecture fits in urban life, the city center as cathedral, and architecture and commitment. 120 pages covering Roca's projects in Argentina and Bolivia; a chronology of his works and a biography. Overs... View more info

Lithography's First Half Century: The Age Of Goya And Delacroix Artists' Lithographs in Europe: 1801-1851

By: Museum of Fine Arts

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Boston, Museum of Fine Arts: 1996

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 2230

ISBN: 0878464336

Condition: New


Published in 1996. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book, still in the publisher's shrinkwrap. Exhibition catalogue for show in the Trustman Galleries, January 10-July 7, 1996, Boston Museum of Fine Arts. Illsutrated with 53 b/w lithographs from the exhibition, which had a total of 102 works shown. The cover has a print from 1829, 'Royal Tiger', by Eugene Delacroix. ; B&W Illustrations; 8 1/2 x 11; 56 pages View more info

Palm Beach International Art & Antique Fair Paintings, Furniture, Silver, Jewelry, Textiles & Objects; January 30- February 9,

By: N/A

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Florida[?], International Fine Art Expositions: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2413

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Cover is dark blue with gold lettering on front and spine. Brown, monochrome flower picture on endpapers. Pages are clean and tight; this appears as if unused. This is the auction catalog from one of the most prominent American art and antique fairs. Sections are: From the Organizers; Letters of Greeting; Norton Museum of Art; Index of Exhibitors; Exhibiting Galleries; Advertisements; Future Expositions; Acknowledgements. All of the items, along with the extensive descri... View more info

1999 University Of Michigan Football Yearbook

By: N/A

Price: $23.00

Publisher: No Publisher Listed.: 1999

Seller ID: 2566

Condition: Very Good+


Pages are clean and tight. Cover has photo of Coach Lloyd Carr. Includes a complete list of the 1999 player roster, as well as information on the coaches, the list of scheduled games, and pretty much anything and everything all of you Wolverine football fans could want to know. Also has advertising in the booklet. Scarce to find this title. Oversized. ; Photographs; 8 1/4 x 11; 100 pages; Cover has light edge wear and rubbing, small chip at top of spine, very small nick ... View more info

CNA: A Century Of Commitment: 1897/1997

By: N/A

Price: $13.25

Publisher: Chicago, CNA: 1997

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 3113

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Cover is red with gold lettering on front and spine. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Published to celebrate the 100th anniversary of this large, American insurance company. Illustrated with dozens of color and b/w photos. Sections are: 1897-1920: CNA: The Foundation; 1920-1950: New Risks: New Business; 1950-1964: Insuring Post-War America; 1964-1997: Changing Times: New Leadership. Very oversized; 6#. ; Photographs; 10 1/4 x 11; 220 pages; Cover has ligh... View more info

San Antonio In Pictures

By: N/A

Price: $10.25

Publisher: (san Antonio, Tx?), No Publisher Listed.: N.D.

Seller ID: 3349

Condition: Very Good


Cover is stapled wraps. This is a guide book to historic San Antonio, Texas. Pages not numbered. No date given, but appears to be from 1940s, probably during World War II. There are 93 b/w photos. Quite a few pictures with emphasis on military training, including pictures of P-39, C-60, P-40, etc. , all relating to the Randolph Field's Central Instructors' School [of aviation]. Nice souvenir booklet, blast from the past kind of title. ; B&W Photographs; 7 1/2 x 10 1/2; U... View more info

Mathematicians And Computer Wizards

By: Macmillan Reference Usa

Price: $38.75

Publisher: Farmington Hills, MI, Macmillan Reference Usa/Gale Group: 2001

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 4499

ISBN: 002865501X

Condition: New


Hardcover book; green ground with white lettering on the spine. Pages are clean and tight; still crisp. This is a NEW book. Extensively illustrated with b/w drawings or photos of the people included. The biographies are listed alphabetically; a time line of mathematics; sources; glossary, index. ; Macmillan Profiles Series; B & W illustrations; 7 `/4 x 10 1/4; 426 pages; Very slight rubbing. View more info

Veterans Of Foreign Wars Edition Pictorial History Of The Second World War, Volume 3 The Fifth Year

By: N/A

Price: $15.50

Publisher: No Place, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S.: 1948

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 5243

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover is black with gold lettering on spine; gold blind stamp of Veterans of Foreign Wars of the USA on the front [VFA]. THIRD VOLUME ONLY. Endpapers are color with illustrations from various battle arenas. Overall pages are clean and tight, with very slight signs of careful use. Begins with September 1943 through 1 September 1944. Sections are: Story, September Through February; Picture History, September--February; Story, March Through August; Picture History, Marc... View more info

Veterans Of Foreign Wars Edition Pictorial History Of The Second World War, Volume 4 The Sixth Year

By: N/A

Price: $15.50

Publisher: No Place, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S.: 1948

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 5244

Condition: Very Good+


Hardcover is black with gold lettering on spine; gold blind stamp of Veterans of Foreign Wars of the USA on the front [VFA]. FOURTH VOLUME ONLY. Endpapers are color with illustrations from various battle arenas. Overall pages are clean and tight, with very slight signs of careful wear. Begins with September 1944 through September 1945. Sections are: Story, September Through February; Picture History, September--February; Story, March Through August; Picture History, Marc... View more info

The Toy And The Real Mccoy John Deere Toys and the Real Products They Replicate

By: N/A

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Moline, IL, Deere & Company: 1990

Seller ID: 5510

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover is green ground with green and black lettering on spine. Oblong shaped. Green endpapers. Pages are clean and tight. Extensively illustrated with color photographs. Some of the sections are: agricultural toys; lawn and garden toys; John Deere reference books. Nice gift for those true, John Deere fans. ; Color Photographs; 9 1/4 x 6 1/2; 112 pages; Cover has some rubbing/scuffing, bumping, shelf wear, corner crunching, sunning; gutter glue visible between front e... View more info

Meadow Brook Hall Concours D'elegance: August 1, 1999 Official Program

By: N/A

Price: $12.25

Publisher: No Publisher Listed.: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5605

Condition: Near Fine


This is an official program from the internationally renowned Meadow Brook Hall Concours d'Elegance, held every year at Meadow Brook Hall, Rochester, Michigan, on the grounds of Meadow Brook Hall, one of the largest private residences ever built in the US. It was the former home of Matilda Dodge Wilson, widow of an auto baron. The pages are clean and tight; printed on glossy paper. Laid in is a brochure from Fine Art Models, Birmingham, Michigan. Extensively illustrated ... View more info

Meadow Brook Hall Concours D'elegance: August 6, 2000 Official Program

By: N/A

Price: $13.25

Publisher: No Publisher Listed.: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5606

Condition: Very Good+


This is an official program from the internationally renowned Meadow Brook Hall Concours d'Elegance, held every year at Meadow Brook Hall, Rochester, Michigan, on the grounds of Meadow Brook Hall, one of the largest private residences ever built in the US. It was the former home of Matilda Dodge Wilson, widow of an auto baron. The pages are clean and tight; printed on glossy paper. Laid in is a brochure from Fine Art Models, Birmingham, Michigan. Extensively illustrated ... View more info

Sealing Wax Art [1922 Edition] No. 524-50M-11-24

By: N/A

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Framingham, MA, Dennison Manufacturing Co.: 1922

Seller ID: 6057

Condition: Very Good-


Soft cover is stapled wraps. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with dozens of b/w drawings and photographs, and a two page color display in the center, for the 'Colors of Dennison Wax Deluxe and Letter Wax'. "The development of sealing wax for decorative purposes is growing all of the time and new uses are being discovered and new designs are constantly being created". ; B&W and color Illustrations; 5 x 8; 24 pages; Cover has rubbing/scuffing, sunning, shel... View more info

The Masterwork Treasury of Great Prints and Printmakers Collector's Edition - A Remarkable Compendium of World-Renowned Masters - Daumier, Goya, Cassatt, Toulouse-Lautrec, Corot, Piranesi

By: N/A

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New York, Collector's Guild: 1970

Seller ID: 6541

Condition: Near Fine


Soft cover is faux leather, burgundy with gold lettering on front and spine. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. A collection of reprinted articles, originally published between 1910-1920, in 'The Print-Collector's Quarterly'. Illustrated with b/w pictures. Each of the sections is numbered separately, ranging from 16 pages to 64 pages. "Please Note: Each individual article is paged independently to uphold the uniqueness of each subject and author". E... View more info

Rheims and the Battle for its Possession, A panoramic History and Guide [Michelin Illustrated Guides to the Battlefields ]

By: N/A

Price: $21.25

Publisher: Clermont-ferrand, France, Michelin & Co.: 1919

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 7629

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


1914-1918 Series; B&W maps & photographs; 5 1/4 x 8 1/4; 176 pages; Soft cover looks like stiff boars, but is flexible. Has bumping, rubbing, scuffing, sunning. Pages have sunning, bumping, some light corner creasing. DJ has many small tears and nicks, sunning, rubbing, scuffing, bumping. Pages are overall, clean and tight. Illustrated with many b/w maps and photographs, many of them showing the destruction wrought by the recently concluded war. 2 page color map of Rheim... View more info

Munnings V. The Moderns Manchester Art Gallery 13 December 1986--25 January 1987

By: N/A

Price: $18.75

Publisher: London, Pittman Publishing: 1986

Seller ID: 7631

ISBN: 0901673293

Condition: Near Fine


Exhibition Catalogue Series; B&W Illustrations; 6 X 8 1/4; 23 pages; Soft cover is stapled wraps. Slight rubbing to covers. Pages are clean and tights appears as if unused. Illustrated with 27 b/w pictures. Sir Alfred James Munnings (1878 – 1959) was known as one of England's finest painters of horses, and as an outspoken enemy of Modernism. He often painted horses racing or hunting. The catalogue shows work by such 'Moderns' as John Bratby; Reg Butler; Lynn Chadwick; ... View more info

Enciclopedia Dello Spettacolo: Italian Language {encyclopedia of the Show. Update 1955-1965}

By: N/A

Price: $74.75

Publisher: Roma, Unione Editoriale: 1954

Seller ID: 7787

Condition: Very Good-


Ex-Library; B & W and Color; 8 x 11 x 2 1/4; xvi, 650 pages; ONE VOLUME ONLY. Hard cover is red cloth with a black box on the spine. Typical former library book markings; plus stamps on all edges of text block. Boards have bumping and rubbing. Overall, pages are clean and tight. 2x columns of entries on each page, 1291 altogether. Lavishly illustrated with 100 + b/w photos and dozens of color photos. Covers movies/cinema, plays, musicals, ballet, opera, musical groups [s... View more info

Veterans Of Foreign Wars Edition Pictorial History Of The Second World War, Volume I First and Second Year

By: N/A

Price: $15.50

Publisher: No Place, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S.: 1948

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 7938

Condition: Very Good-


Hardcover is black with gold lettering on spine; gold blind stamp of Veterans of Foreign Wars of the USA on the front [VFA]. FIRST VOLUME ONLY. Endpapers are color with illustrations from various battle arenas. Overall pages are clean and tight, with very slight signs of careful wear. Begins with 3 September 1939 through September 1941. Extensively illustrated with hundreds of b/w photographs and maps. ; A Photographic Record of All Theaters of Action Chronologically Arr... View more info

A Look At Architecture Columbus Indiana

By: N/A

Price: $15.50

Publisher: Columbus, IN, Visitors Center, Columbus: 1991

Edition: Sixth Edition

Seller ID: 7988

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Photographs; 6.75 X 4.25 X 1 inches; 150 pages; Soft cover has light rubbing/scuffing. White spine with black lettering. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. Extensively illustrated with b/w photographs. Chronological listing from 1853 --1992. "The high number of notable public buildings and sculptures in the Columbus area, designed by such individuals as Eero Saarinen, I. M. Pei, Robert Venturi, Cesar Pelli, and Richard Meier have led to Columbus ear... View more info

Little Brown Jug: 2 Disc Collector's Edition Celebrating the 60th Anniversary of Harness Racing's Premier Pacing Event!

By: N/A

Price: $25.75

Publisher: No Place, WBNS-10TV: 2005

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 8008

Condition: As New


2 DVD disc set. Like new jewel case for set. DVDs in New condition. Commentary by Dom Tiberi, WBNS-10TV and Phil Pikleny. Scarce video. Welcome to the Little Brown Jug Website! The Little Brown Jug is the most prestigious 3-year-old pacing race in North America. Each year more people journey to Delaware, Ohio to witness the "Jug" than to see any other harness race. In 1997, over 56,000 racing fans were in attendance. This is the largest crowd in history known to ... View more info