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Building an Antislavery Wall Black Americans in the Atlantic Abolitionist Movement, 1830-1860

By: Blackett, R. J. M.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Ithaca, NY, Cornell Univ Press: 1989

Seller ID: 7933

ISBN: 0801496241

Condition: Very Good


8.40 X 5.60 X 0.60 inches; xiii, 237 pages; Soft cover has light rubbing/bumping. Many pages have extensive underlining..spine is tight. Appendix; Bibliography; Index. View more info

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Inositol and Phosphoinositides Metabolism and Regulation

By: Bleasdale, John E. ; Joseph Eichberg & George Hause, editors

Price: $15.50

Publisher: Clinton, NJ, Humana Press: 1985

Seller ID: 7235

ISBN: 0896030741

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Experimental Biology and Medicine Series; B & W charts and tables, illustrations; 9 X 6.20 X 2 inches; 698 pages; Cover has light bumping; date and previous owner's name written on top and side of text block. Pages are clean and tight; blue boards with gold lettering on spine. DJ is lightly scuffed/rubbed, some shelf wear. Illustrated with hundreds of b/w photographs, charts, graphs and tables. "The first comprehensive assessment of all the dramatic work now being do... View more info

Street & Original: 1932-1948 Ford Parts Catalog Summer 1988: Catalog #18

By: Bob Drake Reproductions Inc.

Price: $25.50

Publisher: Grants Pass, OR, Bob Drake Reproductions, Inc.: 1988

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 4129

Condition: Very Good+


Paper cover is black cardboard bound with a black plastic comb. Overall pages are clean and tight; except as noted. Exhaustively illustrated with hundreds of b/w photos and drawings of parts. Insides of both covers are one big ad for company. Catalog is divided into 26, alphabetically organized sections, with index 347-352. Out of print catalog, very hard to find. Oversized, 4#. ; B&W Illustrations; 9 x 11; 352 pages; Cover may be different from that pictured. Soft cover... View more info

Trans-Am Racing, 1966-85 Detroit's Battle for Pony Car Supremacy

By: Bochroch, Albert R.

Price: $161.75

Publisher: Osceola, WI, Motorbooks International: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8315

ISBN: 0879382295

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Photographs; 9.70 X 7.50 X 0.80 inches; 208 pages; Hard cover is glazed blue boards with silver lettering on spine. Light bumping. DJ has faint rubbing, scuffing, bumping, in a mylar cover. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Lavishly illustrated with b/w photographs. "foreward by Parnelli Jones. ." ..offers race reports, politics, personal anecdotes, technical analysis, driver and team manager interviews and a wealth of inspired historical persp... View more info

RUN FOR THE ROSES 100 YEARS AT THE KENTUCKY DERBY

By: Bolus, Jim

Price: $13.25

Publisher: New York, Hawthorne Books, Inc.: 1974

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 4992

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Hardcover is green leather look, with white at spine; red lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight. Lavishly illustrated with 150 b/w photographs and 9 color plates. Some of the chapters are: The First Derby; Wild, Early Years; Knocking Down the Favorites; Fighting Finish; Plain Ben and Calumet; They Called Him Big Red; two appendices and index. Oversized, 4#. ; Photographs; 8 3/4 x 11; ix, 209 pages; Cover has light bumping; little bit of covering removed from ver... View more info

The Witchcraft Hysteria Of 1692 - Volumes 1 & II [ 2 Volume Set] PPI #27226 & 2726a

By: Bonfanti, Leo

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Wakefield, MA, Pride Publications: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7316

Condition: Very Good+


New England Historical Series Series; B&W Illustrations; 8.30 X 5.30 X 0.30 inches; 64, 48 pages; Soft covers have some rubbing/scuffing, and sticker residue, few page creases. Notation of 'Salem, Mass, Sept, 1987' written inside front covers. 2 volumes, first one from 1971, the second one from 1977. B/w frontispiece in each one. Pages clean and tight. Each volume covers various victims of the hysteria that notoriously swept the town in 1692. View more info

Pontiac They Built Excitement: The Story of an American Automobile Company, 1926 to 1992

By: Bonsall, Thomas E.

Price: $66.50

Publisher: Baltimore, Stony Run Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5791

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Hardcover is green oblong with gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight. Grey end papers. Printed in Italy. Stated 'first edition, first printing' on copyright page. Extensively illustrated with 100+ color and b/w photographs. Has 10 chapters breaking down the history of the brand by years, from 1926-1992, with information about the legendary GMC head designer Harley Earl. Chapters on designing; advertising; racing; Canada; trucks. Three appendices: Pontiac Emb... View more info

The elementary school curriculum

By: Bonser, Frederick Gordon

Price: $27.50

Publisher: New York, New York: 1927

Seller ID: 9788

Condition: Very Good-


5 1/4 x 7 3/4 ; xvi, 466 pages; 1923 copy. Hard cover is green with gold lettering on spine. Boards have sunning, rubbing, scuffing, bumping; top 1 3/4" of rear cover is a darker green. First 17 pages have some pencil notations. Pages are clean and tight. One of the first educators who had the greatest influence on the genesis of what is now known as technology education was Frederick Gordon Bonser (1875-1931) , a faculty member at Teachers College, Columbia Universi... View more info

Tiny Train Press Out

By: book, A Whitman

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Racine, Wi, USA, Western Publishing Co/Whitman Book: 1975

Seller ID: 6676

Condition: Very Good+


ALL PIECES ARE INTACT IN BOOK, no missing pieces. Soft cover is stapled wraps. Green with yellow and orange lettering on front. Original price in round, gold label near upper free corner. Front cover shows the pieces, as assembled. The back cover is the depot and other pieces. Has the engine, misc. Other cars, and extra items and people to place on and around the train. Absolutely delightful! ! ! ! ! If you're a total fan of these punch out/pop-up/mechanical books, as am... View more info

American Illustration 6 The Sixth Annual of American Editorial, Book, Advertising, Poster, Promotion Art, Unpublished Work and Film Animation

By: Booth-Clibborn, Edward, edited by

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N Abrams: 1987

Seller ID: 7208

ISBN: 0810918706

Condition: New in Near Fine dust jacket


Color Illustrations; 13 X 9.60 X 1.20 inches; 276 pages; Hard cover is blue with silver writing on front and spine. B/w photographs on end papers. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. DJ has light rubbing/scuffing; in a mylar cover. Lavishly illustrated with 238 pictures, 229 in full color. "...the many talents of the different cultures that exist in North America today surface; thus the volume provides a revealing portrait of our times". "...the ma... View more info

Washtenaw County An Illustrated History

By: Bordin, Ruth Brigetta Anderson

Price: $26.75

Publisher: Windsor Pubns: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9106

ISBN: 0897812344

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W and Color Illustrations; 8 3/4x 11 ; 192 pages; SIGNED AND INSCRIBED ON FRONT END PAPER: TO DAD, HAPPY BIRTHDAY HAPPY FATHERS DAY, FROM RUTH, JUNE 1988. Presumably this is Ruth Bordin, the author. Hard cover is ivory colored with gold lettering on front and spine. DJ has slight rubbing; in a mylar cover. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. Lavishly illustrated with 100+ color and b/w pictures. The most famous city in Washtenaw County is Ann Arbor, home ... View more info

SEALs UDT/ SEAL Operations In Vietnam

By: Bosiljevac, T.L.

Price: $10.25

Publisher: Boulder, CO, Paladin Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7847

ISBN: 0873645316

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


B/w maps and photographs; 8.60 X 5.70 X 1.10 inches; xiii, 256 pages; Hard cover is black with silver lettering on spine. Light bumping to boards. DJ has light wear, rubbing/scuffing, 3/8" creasing in upper corner of front; pages 203-210 have shallow bottom crease. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Illustrated with 6 b/w maps and 40 b/w photographs. " I 'm U. S. Navy CDR (ret) T. L. "Bad Bo" Bosiljevac(SEAL). If anyone had told me when I en... View more info

Mendocino Rust

By: Bosk, Beth Robinson & Gary Thompson-Moraga

Price: $129.50

Publisher: Albion, CA, Albion Albums: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6456

ISBN: 0960410007

Condition: Very Good


Soft cover is heavy, glaze paper. Brown with black lettering on front and spine. Brown endpapers. Pages are clean and tight. States on copyright page 'first printing 1000 copies'. SCARCE TITLE. Pages are clean tight; oblong shaped book. Extensively illustrated with dozens of sepia colored lithographies. Done by Thomson-Shore of Dexter, Michigan. This book is a photographic homage to decades of trucks and the people who love them. ; B&W Photographs; 10 1/2 x 8 1/2; 87 pag... View more info

Man O' War Thoroughbred Legends, No. 1

By: Bowen, Edward L.

Price: $24.75

Publisher: Lexington, KY, Eclipse Press/The Blood-Horse Inc.: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3040

ISBN: 1581500408

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket


Cover is green cloth with b/w pastedown on front; blind stamping of series on front, and title in gold lettering on front and spine. Green monochrome endpapers, with a design of horsehoes. Stitched in satin bookmark. Pages are clean and tight; book appears as if unused. Illustrated with 42 b/w photos. One of the most famous horses to ever set foot on an American racetrack. He only raced during his 2 year old and 3 year old seasons, retiring with a 20 victories in 21 race... View more info

A Short History Of The Hebrew Congregation Of St. Thomas Congregation of Blessing and Peace and Loving Deeds

By: Boxman, Rabbi Bradd H.

Price: $23.25

Publisher: St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands, The Hebrew Congregation of St. Thomas: N.D.

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 8330

Condition: Fine


Photographs; 8 x 10; 32 pages; Soft cover is stapled wraps. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. Illustrated with 16, mostly color, photographs. St. Thomas Synagogue is an historic synagogue at Crystal Gade #16AB, Queens Quarters, in Charlotte Amalie on the island of Saint Thomas in the U. S. Virgin Islands. The formal name of the synagogue is Beracha Veshalom Vegmiluth Hasidim. It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1997. Built in 1833, and is the s... View more info

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Exterminator: Horse Racing's Beloved "Old Bones"

By: Boyd, Eva Jolene

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Lexington, KY, Eclipse Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5575

ISBN: 1581500874

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Hardcover is dark blue with photo of Exterminator in the middle; gold lettering on front and spine. Grey monochrome horseshoe end papers. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Stitched in black ribbon bookmark. Illustrated with 32 b/w photographs. "Exterminator was one of hrose racing's first superstars...affectionately known as "Old Bones", went from backup performer to headliner in 1918 when he won the Kentucky Derby. ..During his long career [8 ye... View more info

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Exterminator: Horse Racing's Beloved "Old Bones"

By: Boyd, Eva Jolene

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Lexington, KY, Eclipse Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5576

ISBN: 1581500874

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Hardcover is dark blue with photo of Exterminator in the middle; gold lettering on front and spine. Grey monochrome horseshoe end papers. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Stitched in black ribbon bookmark. Illustrated with 32 b/w photographs. "Exterminator was one of hrose racing's first superstars...affectionately known as "Old Bones", went from backup performer to headliner in 1918 when he won the Kentucky Derby. ..During his long career [8 ye... View more info

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Assault: The Clubfooted Comet

By: Boyd, Eva Jolene

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Lexington, KY, Eclipse Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5645

ISBN: 1581501072

Condition: New in Near Fine dust jacket


Hardcover is burgundy cloth with black 'Thoroughbred Legends' embossed below photopraph of Assault; gold lettering on front and spine. #23 in the Thoroughbred Legends series. Stated First Edition. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Burgundy monochrome end papers. Illustrated with 39 b/w photographs. Stitched in black satin bookmark. Assault (March 26, 1943 – September 2, 1971) was an American Hall of Fame thoroughbred racehorse who won the U. S. Triple Crow... View more info

Groundwork: The First Impression

By: Brannaman, Buck

Price: $77.95

Publisher: Santa Ynez, CA, Rancho Deluxe Design: 1997

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 9579

ISBN: 0965765709

Condition: New


Cover is red with gold lettering and blind stamped picture on front, gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Illustrated with b/w photos. Chapters are: Lasso Rope Work; Halter Work; Hooking On; Changing Eyes; Driving; Sacking; Bridling Preparation; Leading by Front Feet; Roping a Hind Foot; Cinch Preparation; More Flag Work; Horse Roping; Saddling; Moving Off Stirrups; Fence Work. "This books contains some ideas for you and your horse ... View more info

Never A Tide: Signed Edition

By: Braun, Philip J.

Price: $19.50

Publisher: No Place, No Publisher Listed.: 1980

Seller ID: 8265

Condition: Very Good+


AUTHOR SIGNED on front end paper, with an inscription, his initials and 82'. Soft cover is tan with brown lettering. Tan spine. Brown/white monochrome. No copyright date listed; appears to be from sometime in the 1980s. An anthology of poetry and prose, from a vastly ranging group of authors: Sherwood Anderson, Bernard Baruch; Willa Cather; Antoine St. Exupery; Dag Hammerskjold; Langston Hughes; Ernie Pyle; Ayn Rand; William Saroyan; Robert Penn Warren; et al. Front of t... View more info