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How I Survived The Irish Famine: The Journal Of Mary O'flynn

By: Wilson, Laura

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Dublin, Gill & Macmillan Ltd: 2000

Seller ID: 5560

ISBN: 0717131505

Condition: Very Good+


Softcover is heavy, glazed paper. Spine is black lettering on white spine. Pages are clean and tight. Extensively illustrated with color and b/w photographs and drawings, and a map of Ireland. Includes a glossary, index and bibliography. "The famine began in 1845 and by 1850 , a million people had died....Told in the voice of 12 year old Mary O'Flynn, this is the story of the courage and determination with which one family survived this appalling ordeal. Uniquely ill... View more info

The Story of Willow Run

By: Wilson, Marion F.

Price: $83.50

Publisher: University of Michigan Press: 1956

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 6061

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


FORMER LIBRARY BOOK. Hardcover is glazed cover. White spine with black lettering. Pages are clean and tight. Appears as if very lightly used, or not at all, on the interior. Fold out map of the area attached to front end paper. Extensively illustrated with dozens of b/w photographs. "...compile a history of this community...during which Willow Run Village operated as a federal housing project....will undoubtedly revive memories...for others it will deepen their under... View more info

A Crack In The Edge Of The World - America And The Great California Earthquake Of 1906 Signed Copy

By: Winchester, Simon

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Harper Collins: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7705

ISBN: 0641799012

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


AUTHOR SIGNED. SPECIAL AUTHOR SIGNED HALF TITLE PAGE, WITH AUTHOR SIGNATURE IN BLACK PEN. Missing DJ. Hard cover is black with red metallic lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. Extensively illustrated with b/w maps and photographs. Index; glossary; etc. in appendix. ; B&W Maps & Illustrations; 9 X 6 X 1.30 inches; xiv, 462 pages; SPECIAL, SIGNED EDITON. Hard cover is black with red lettering on spine. SPECIAL SIGNED EDITION HALF TITL... View more info

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Open the Sky

By: Winheld, Mark

Price: $15.75

Publisher: United States, Xulon Press: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9069

ISBN: 1612154263

Condition: Fine


B&W Illustrations; 8.90 X 5.90 X 0.80 inches; xii, 248 pages; SIGNED/INSCRIBED ON TITLE PAGE: 'DOUG--BEST WISHES & GOD BLESS! MARK WINHELD, XMAS 2011. Soft cover has faint rubbing. Pages are clean and tight. Appears as if unused. Illustrated with b/w map at front, and photographs throughout the book. "On September 1, 1991, bush pilot Dwayne King spearheaded one of the first missionary flights into the crumbling Soviet empire. The historic mission climaxed the transfo... View more info

The Armenian Americans

By: WLIW New York Production

Price: $11.75

Publisher: Long Island, WLIW: 2000

Seller ID: 8954

Condition: As New


7.10 X 5.42 X 0.58 inches; Disc is as new; appears to have never been used. Clean jewel box. 'The Armenian Americans captures the spirit of this amazing culture and its legacy of inspiration, achievement, preserance, and survival. Personal recollections from three generations of proud Armenians - including tennis champion Andre Agassi, author Peter Balakian, actor Mike Conners, actor/writer Eric Bogosian, actress/writer Andrea MaArtin, NCAA basketball coach Jerry Tarkani... View more info

Cross Country With Jim Wofford: A Collection From The Popular 'practical Horseman' Column, With A Bonus DVD 26 Lessons To Improve Your Eventing Skills from the Olympic Rider and Top Coach

By: Wofford, Jim

Price: $62.50

Publisher: Boulder, CO, Equine Network: 2011

Seller ID: 9339

ISBN: 1929164521

Condition: New


NEW NEW. Softcover is heavy, glazed paper. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. illustrated with dozens of color and b/w photographs, and b/w jump diagrams. DVD sealed into the back cover. "This book is a compilation of columns I have written for 'Practical Horseman' magazine over the past few years. i have very firm opinions about horses and our relationship with them, and I will share those opinions with you. I have also developed a very successful ... View more info

Cross Country With Jim Wofford: A Collection From The Popular 'Practical Horseman' Column, With A Bonus DVD 26 Lessons To Improve Your Eventing Skills from the Olympic Rider and Top Coach

By: Wofford, Jim

Price: $62.50

Publisher: Boulder, CO, Equine Network: 2011

Seller ID: 9382

ISBN: 1929164521

Condition: New


NEW NEW. Softcover is heavy, glazed paper. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. illustrated with dozens of color and b/w photographs, and b/w jump diagrams. DVD sealed into the back cover. "This book is a compilation of columns I have written for 'Practical Horseman' magazine over the past few years. i have very firm opinions about horses and our relationship with them, and I will share those opinions with you. I have also developed a very successful ... View more info

Build-it-better-yourself Country Furniture

By: Wolf, Ray, Ed.

Price: $10.50

Publisher: Emmaus, Penn, Usa, Rodale Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 297

ISBN: 0878576290

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


By the editors of "Family Handyman" magazine. Cover is photo of room with items made from plans in this book. Owner's name scratched out with black magic marker at top of front end paper. Pages are very clean and tight. Over 100 plans for different items to be made for the home. Styles include Queen Anne, Victorian, Shaker and Colonial. There are chapters on tables and desks, chairs, benches and beds, cabinets and storage units, and accents and accesories. ; Draw... View more info

The American Jew As Patriot, Soldier, And Citizen

By: Wolf, Simon; edited by Louis Edward Levy

Price: $26.50

Publisher: Scholar's Bookshelf: 2006

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 6624

ISBN: 0945726570

Condition: New


Softcover is white with red lettering on front and spine. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Reprint of 1895 original. Errata page. "Ranging from the Revolutionary Period and Haym Salomon into the early twentieth century, this remarkably comprehensive book lists the names of thousands of Jewish soldiers and patriots who served in the American armies as officers and regular soldiers, with accompanying historical sketches of the periods and wars in which th... View more info

The American Jew As Patriot, Soldier, And Citizen

By: Wolf, Simon; edited by Louis Edward Levy

Price: $26.50

Publisher: Scholar's Bookshelf: 2006

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 6625

ISBN: 0945726570

Condition: New


Softcover is white with red lettering on front and spine. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Reprint of 1895 original. Errata page. "Ranging from the Revolutionary Period and Haym Salomon into the early twentieth century, this remarkably comprehensive book lists the names of thousands of Jewish soldiers and patriots who served in the American armies as officers and regular soldiers, with accompanying historical sketches of the periods and wars in which th... View more info

University Of Alabama Pictoral History

By: Wolfe, Suzanne Rau

Price: $32.50

Publisher: No Place, University Alabama Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 7310

ISBN: 0817301194

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 11.10 X 8.60 X 1 inches; xii, 252 pages; Hard cover has 1 1/4" rub mark on top of front, by right corner, same 1 3/4" near spine. Some faint shelf wear and rubbing. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. Missing DJ. Red end papers. Lavishly illustrated with hundreds of b/w rare photographs from University and private collections documenting the history of the University of Alabama. Book is divided into 3 main sections: Antebellum Univ... View more info

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Feminine Sentences Essays on Women & Culture

By: Wolff, Janet

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, University of California Press: 1990

Seller ID: 3268

ISBN: 0745608558

Condition: Very Good+


Cover is wraps. Pages are clean and tight. No underlining, highlighting or margin notes [except on page 1]. 9 b/w illustrations. "The essays in this book challenge the continuing separation of sociological from textual analysis in cultural (and feminist) theory and enquiry...question of women's writing...." ; B&W Illustrations; 6 x 9; 146 pages; Cover has light bumping, edge wear, rubbing. Underlining on page 1; other pages are clean. View more info

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A Cowboy Christmas The Miracle at Lone Pine Ridge

By: Wood, Audrey & Robert Florczak

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing: 2001

Seller ID: 7451

ISBN: 0689821905

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Color Illustrations; 10 3/4 x 12; Unpaginated pages; Hard cover has light bumping, a few pages show signs of loving, gentle use. DJ has slight rubbing/scuffing and shelf wear. Book is rust colored with silver lettering on spine. Pages not numbered, 37 pages. Original art work are paintings by Robert Florczak. Illustrations are full page, or 2 page, in vibrant color and detail. Wonderful Christmas story with absolutely gorgeous pictures to further bring the words to life.... View more info

Seasons in Northville - Poems By Bill Wood

By: Wood, Bill

Price: $11.25

Publisher: No Place, Mary Ware: 2004

Seller ID: 6413

Condition: Very Good+


Soft cover is stapled wraps. Pages are clean and tight. Lovingly illustrated with wonderful, color drawings, on each page. Northville is a suburb to the NW of Detroit. Has a lovely, large historic district, including a charming downtown. Still has a popular harness racing track, now surrounded by the growing city. A lovely, and loving, tribute to Bill Wood, long time resident of Northville. ; Color Illustrations; 0.25 x 8.5 x 8 Inches; 24 pages; Soft cover has light rub... View more info

Hand-Painted China Including a How-To-Do Section by S. S. Frackelton

By: Wood, Sharon

Price: $12.75

Publisher: Watkins Glen, NY, Century House: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7167

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


China classics series Series; B & W and Color; 6 12 x 9 1/4; 99 pages; Hard cover has price sticker remainder inside front cover, pp 96/97 has a small, closed tear at bottom, top of text block has brown spots [dust? ]. No DJ, may or may not have had one. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Cover is red with gold lettering on spine. Lavishly illustrated with one color plate and dozens of b/w plates and pictures, diagrams, patterns, plus advertisements for var... View more info

Tonnancour Life in Grosse Pointe and Along the Shores of Lake St. Clair, Volume 1

By: Woodford, Arthur

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Detroit, MI, Omnigraphics: 1994

Seller ID: 8637

ISBN: 0780800354

Condition: Near Fine


Vol. 1; B&W Illustrations; 8 3/4 x 11 1/4; xiii, 230 pages; Hard cover is library binding. Cream colored spine with black lettering. Slight bumping to covers. B/w illustrated end papers. Pages are clean and tight. Lavishly illustrated with b/w photographs, maps and some drawings. The eastern suburbs of metro Detroit, along the Detroit River and Lake St. Clair, are a fascinating area, its own world. Full of many beautiful estates/mansions, streets, residences, physically ... View more info

Detroit and Its Banks; The Story of Detroit Bank & Trust

By: Woodford, Arthur M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Detroit, MI, Published for Detroit Bank & Trust Co. by Wayne State University Press: 1974

Seller ID: 6239

ISBN: 0814315216

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Hardcover is red with a black spine, with gold lettering. Red endpapers. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Illustrated with 61 b/w photographs and maps. Sections are: Land of the Beaver; Era of Wildcats; Detroit Savings Fund Institute; Detroit Savings Bank; Age of the Motorcar; Governor Comstock's Proclamation; Mr. Dodge at the Helm; A New Direction; 9 appendices; notes; bibliography; notes. ; A Savoyard book Series; B&W Illustrations; 1.42 x 21.57 x 6.3 I... View more info

Story Plays

By: Wright, Louise C.

Price: $13.75

Publisher: New York, A.S. Barnes and Company: 1925

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 8042

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Photographs; 6 1/4 x 9 1/4; 127 pages; Hard cover is green cloth with a b/w pastedown on the front. Cover has light bumping, rubbing, shelf wear. A previous owner's name neatly written on front end page. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. Illustrated with some b/w photographs. A BLAST from the PAST, about how physical education was regarded and taught in first half of 20th century America. "The child's imagination and experience have been used as a ... View more info

Behold! the Polish-Americans

By: Wytrwal, Joseph A

Price: $20.50

Publisher: Detroit, MI, Endurance Press: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6009

ISBN: 0686656407

Condition: Very Good


SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR! Hardcover is blue with gold lettering on front and spine. Includes a few b/w maps. Stated first edition. Overall, pages are clean and tight, except as noted. Inscription and signature to former owner, dated November 19, 1990, on front end paper. For decades, the metro Detroit area was a prime destination for Polish immigrants, initially drawn by the auto industries. One section covers "Poles as they relate to Blacks, Jews, Indians and the Irish ... View more info

The Massachusetts Historical Review (Volume 5 - 2003) (Volume 5)

By: Yacovone, Donald, editor

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Massachusetts Historical Society: 2003

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 6052

Condition: Near Fine


Soft cover is heavy, glazed paper with black lettering on front and spine. Pages are clean and tight; still crisp, appears as if unused. Illustrated with dozens of b/w pictures. Sections: essays; Remarks on the Kennedy Medal and the Practice of History; Vicissitudes of Tolerance: Jewish Faculty and Students at Clark University; "Subjects...unto the same king": New England Indians and the Use of Royal Political Power; Force of Food: Life on the Atkins Family Sugar... View more info