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The People Are Dancing Again The History of the Siletz Tribe of Western Oregon

By: Wilkinson, Charles

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Seattle, WA, University of Washington Press: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7010

ISBN: 029599066X

Condition: New in New dust jacket


Color map & b/w photographs, maps, drawings; 10 X 7.30 X 1.80 inches; xvi, 564 pages; Laid in color map. Yellow hard cover with black lettering on spine. DJ in a mylar cover. End pages are colored map; laid in is a 2x sided color map of trails and reservation locations. Extensively illustrated with b/w photographs, maps, and even a cartoon. "The confederated tribes of Siletz Indians ---27 tribes speaking at least 10 languages---were brought together on the Oregon Coa... View more info

Indian Voices. The Native American Today. A Report on the Second Convocation of Indian Scholars

By: William H. Veeder, William Demmert, Roger Buffalohead, Bea Medicine, Soloman Cook, Richard Wilson, John Echohawk, Christine Webster, Ron Hodge, Lionel deMontigny, Frederick Dockstader, Brantley Blue

Price: $19.25

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Indian Historian Press: 1974

Seller ID: 7478

ISBN: 0913436186

Condition: Very Good-


6 X 9; vii, 244 pages; Soft cover has bumping, rubbing/scuffing sunning, some paper separation on bottom of spine, and some hard bumps of unknown matter on front. Front cover is separating from text block at bottom, but still attached. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. 8 sections with a variety of contributors. At rear of book is a list of participants. View more info

An Academic Village The Ethnography of an Anthropology Department 1959-1979

By: Williams, Melvin D.

Price: $31.75

Publisher: No Place, Melvin Williams: 1993

Seller ID: 196

Condition: Very Good


Soft cover is heavy, glazed paper. Pages are tight. White spine with black lettering. 3 b/w photographs. Scarce title. Possibly printed in Ann Arbor, MI. "Williams, professor of anthropology...College Literature, Science and the Arts at The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor..." Sections: Introduction; Historical Background; Context; Departmental Activities; Autobiographical: About the Writers; Procterman; Distinguished Professors; Bolder and Terifmore; Seymour Wh... View more info

LEGENDS OF THE SKYLINE DRIVE AND THE GREAT VALLEY OF VIRGINIA

By: Willis, Carrie Hunter and Etta Belle Walker

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Richmond, VA, Dietz Pr: 1940

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 8775

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 6 1/4 x 9 1/2; 131 pages; Hard cover is light brown with brown lettering on front and spine. Light rubbing and bumping to boards. No DJ. Monochrome end papers have map of Virginia on them. Some sunning to pages. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with 16 b/w pictures. Laid in is a brochure from Monticello, not dated. A very nice book on the places and natural beauty of this historic area of Virginia. View more info

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