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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

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

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The Heebie-Jeebies at CBGB's A Secret History of Jewish Punk

By: Beeber, Steven Lee

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Chicago, Chicago Review Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9503

ISBN: 155652613X

Condition: New in New dust jacket


B&W Photographs; 8.90 X 6.20 X 1.10 inches; xii, 259 pages; Hard cover is black with red lettering on spine. DJ. This is a NEW book. "Based in part on the recent interviews with more than 125 people —among them Tommy Ramone, Chris Stein (Blondie) , Lenny Kaye (Patti Smith Group) , Hilly Kristal (CBGBs owner) , and John Zorn—this book focuses on punk’s beginnings in New York City to show that punk was the most Jewish of rock movements, in both makeup and attitud... View more info

BREATH ESCAPING ENVELOPES Letters and Photographs from the Grand Traverse Bay Region, 1875-1905

By: Beeby, Betty; Edited by Mary Frey

Price: $22.25

Publisher: Eastport, MI, Pearl Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 216

ISBN: 0967452511

Condition: Near Fine


Soft cover is heavy, glazed paper. Black spine with white lettering. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Includes a laid in 'errata' page, at the back. Extensively illustrated with dozens of b/w photographs, drawings and seven maps. The Grand Traverse Bay region is a nationally reknown area; for its beauty, history, natural history, food and seemingly endless charm; sitting at the top of the Michigan's lower peninsula. "Nationally known artist Betty Beeb... View more info

The Confederacy A Guide to the Archives of the Confederate States of America

By: Beers, Henry Putney & Frank G. Burke

Price: $51.25

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Smithsonian Inst Pr: 1986

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 8764

ISBN: 0911333185

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; 9 X 6.20 X 1.30 inches; ix, 536 pages; Hard cover is glazed boards. Slight rubbing, bumping to covers. Laid in is a book mark from 'The Library of Virginia. 3 names handwritten on back end paper, in ink, with a page number next to each name. Pages are clean and tight. This is a reprint edition, of the 1968 original; Guide to the archives of the Government of the Confederate States of America. Washington : National Archives and Records Service, General ... View more info

Integrity In a Changing World

By: Bennett, Charles O.

Price: $14.75

Publisher: Chicago, Audit Bureau of Circulation: 1989

Seller ID: 6793

ISBN: 0916371107

Condition: Near Fine


Hard cover is brown with white lettering on front and spine. Pages are clean and tight; book appears as if unused. Laid in card from the Audit Bureau, recognizing its 75th anniversary. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Some of the chapters are: Publishers: Eager to Get Aboard, But Question New Standards; Newspapers: Big, Complex, Blustery, Deeply Supportive; Business Publications: Paid vs. Free Distribution Issues Leads to Continuing Controversy; Farm Publications: ABC a... View more info

Bentley Historical Library: Its Purpose And History: Issued On The Occasion Of The Dedication Of The Addition To The Building October 2004

By: Bentley Historical Library

Price: $26.50

Publisher: Ann Arbor, Michigan, University of Michigan: 2004

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 7613

Condition: Near Fine


B & W and Color; 8 1/2 x 11; 54 pages; Stapled wraps. Slight bumping and rubbing to soft covers, shallow upper crease on back cover. Illustrated with mostly b/w photographs, a few color ones, some charts and graphs. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. Laid in is Spring 2004 issue of 'The Bentley Historical Library' quarterly. Very nice and clean copy. "The Bentley Historical Library houses the Michigan Historical Collections, which documents the history ... View more info

The Story of the Gypsies [Reprint of Cosmopolitan Book Company 1928 Edition]

By: Bercovici, Konrad

Price: $26.50

Publisher: Detroit, MI, Gale Research Co: 1974

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 99

ISBN: 0810340429

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Hard cover is dark blue with gold lettering on spine. Pages are fine; appears as if unused. Has 4 b/w illustrations. Originally published by the Cosmopolitan Book Company, of New York, in 1928. Has sections on Macedonian, Roumanian, Hungarian, French, Spanish, German, Russian, English, Nordic and American gypsies. ; B&W Illustrations; 5 3/4 x 8 3/4; 294 pages; Hardcover has light shelf wear, bumping, 1 1/4 x 4" lightly faded rectangle at bottom front cover. No DJ. View more info

The Victory Binding Of The American Woman's Cook Book, Wartime Edition

By: Berolzheimer, Ruth

Price: $72.25

Publisher: Chicago, Consolidated Book Publishers: 1943

Seller ID: 9176

Condition: Good


B & W and Color; 8 X 5.70 X 2 inches; 880+ pages; Hard cover is faded teal with burgundy lettering on cover and spine. Much rubbing, sunning, scuffing, bumping; rear cover is starting to separate from spine. Spine has a piece of glassine stuck to it. Spine is not attached to text block, except at edges, but is not totally separated. End pages are color photographs of petit fours. This is the 'Victory' binding from during World War II/2; this copy from 1942, per title pag... View more info

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Growing Up American Immigrant Children in America Then and Now

By: Berrol, Selma Cantor

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Twayne Publishers: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8290

ISBN: 0805741046

Condition: Near Fine


9.20 X 6 X 0.50 inches; xiii, 132 pages; Soft cover has rust colored spine with white lettering. Slight rubbing/scuffing to covers. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unread. "The child of Italian parents growing up at the turn of the century in New York City and the child of Mexican parents growing up today in Los Angeles likely share much in common. To suffer the loss of a familiar place, to feel like an outsider in a new one, to be torn between the cultural ... View more info

Bertoia Auctions Presents The Autumn Toy Fest Sale -- October 4 & 5, 2002 Featuring the Collections of David Wilson, Donald Tkamp, Dmitri Ilyinksy

By: Bertoia Auctions

Price: $84.50

Publisher: Vineland, NJ, Bertoia Auction Gallery: 2002

Seller ID: 5146

Condition: Near Fine


Hard cover is glazed boards. Red spine with white lettering. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. Printed on glossy paper. Inside front cover are directions to the auction [near Philadelphia, USA], and hotels. Laid in are a handout for a hotel and an unused absentee bid form. This auction was for Still Banks; Mechanical Banks; and Soldiers. Preview was week of September 30, 2002. There were 998 lots, each accompanied by a description and full color photograph... View more info

THE ART OF RIGGING containing an Explanation of Terms & Phrases & the Progressiv

By: Biddlecombe, Capt. George

Price: $19.50

Publisher: New York, Edward W. Sweetman: 1974

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 7650

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 5 1/2 x 9; xix, 153 pages; Hard cover has slight bumping, rubbing. 1974 reprint. Top of text block is brown. Some sunning on pages. No DJ. Pages are clean and tight. Lavishly illustrated with b/w drawings, diagrams, plates and charts. Originally published in 1848. View more info

Ann Arbor's First Lady Events in the Life of Ann I. Allen

By: Bidlack, Russell E.

Price: $16.75

Publisher: [ann Arbor, Mi], University of Michigan/Bentley Historical Library: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7928

ISBN: 0966820509

Condition: Very Good


Michigan Series; Ex-Library; B&W Illustrations; 6 X 9; vii, 118 pages; AUTHOR SIGNED AND INSCRIBED, DATED NOVEMBER 4, 1998. Soft cover has few ex-libary marks on it. Shelf number taped to spine, rubber stamp marking inside front cover; pocket at back of book, nothing more. Soft cover has light shelf wear, rubbing, scuffing. Pages are clean and tight. Laid in is an article from the Ann Arbor News, dated November 3, 1998, about this book. Illustrated with b/w photographs. ... View more info

Historic Silver Of The Colonies And Its Makers

By: Bigelow, Francis Hill

Price: $24.25

Publisher: New York, Tudor Pub. Co: 1948

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 9712

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 7.40 X 5.10 X 0.80 inches; xxiv, 476 pages; Hard cover is blue cloth with silver lettering on spine. Light rubbing, bumping, scuffing and sunning to boards. Missing DJ. Pages are clean and tight. A reprint of the original 1917 edition. Lavishly illustrated with 325 b/w photographs. Bibliography; index. This massive biographical dictionary offers the most thorough study of a group of early American craftsmen published to date. It contains biographies of... View more info

Mining Camp Days

By: Billeb, Emil W.

Price: $27.25

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, Howell-North Books: 1968

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 8512

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


9 X 6 X 1 inches; vii, 229 pages; Hard cover is orange with black lettering on front and spine. Light bumping to boards and some foxing spots on top and side of textblock. DJ has light rubbing, scuffing, sunning, shelf wear, front flap is price clipped; in a mylar cover. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. Lavishly illustrated with 203 b/w photographs, from the author's collection, as well as a b/w map showing the camps along the California and Nevada border... View more info

Detroit is My Own Home Town Signed Copy

By: Bingay, Malcolm W.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: The Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7113

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. Hardcover is green with gold lettering on front and spine. Overall, pages are clean and tight, but does show signs of careful use. Deckled edges to pages. Illustrated with 33 b/w photographs. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on the extra title page, where it states 'limited and signed'. Copyright page states 'first edition.' "...Bingay was hired as the managing editor of the Detroit Free Press, a post he held for years. While managing editor, Bingay masterm... View more info

Humanities in the Arabic-Islamic World

By: Bishai, Wilson B

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Dubuque, Iowa, W. C. Brown Co.: 1973

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 6901

ISBN: 0697031047

Condition: Very Good-


Soft cover has black spine with white lettering. Pages are clean and tight; shows signs of light use; no underlining or highlighting. Illustrated with 14 b/w photographs, as well as 3 maps, a page of music and a chart . Sections: Background of the Arabic-Islamic Culture; Islam as a religion and way of life; Al-Ghazali and Ibn Rushd: a Muslim theologian and a philospher speak out; Arabic language and literature; pictorial art, architecture and music; the changless and the... View more info

The Borden Limner and His contemporaries An Exhibition, The University of Michigan Museum of Art, November 14, 1976-January 16, 1977

By: Bishop, Robert Charles

Price: $18.50

Publisher: No Place, Michigan Council for the Arts]: 1975

Seller ID: 88

Condition: Very Good


Soft cover is heavy, glazed paper. White lettering on spine and front. Oblong shaped. Pages are clean and tight. Copyright stated 1975. Extensively illustrated with 60 b/w photographs, color frontispiece, 12 b/w figures. Bibliography. "The Borden Limner was the name first coined for the artist who painted the portraits of Captain Daniel Borden and his wife Mary B. Jenney, of New Bedford, MA (Collection of New Bedford Whaling Museum, New Bedford, MA). This was the sub... View more info