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American Collegiate Populations A Test of the Traditional View

By: Burke, Colin

Price: $51.75

Publisher: New York, NYU Press: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9459

ISBN: 0814710387

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


New York University Series in Education and Socialization in Series; Tables; 6 1/4 x 9 1/4 x 1; ix,373 pages; Hard cover has red cloth covers with white lettering on spine. Stitched binding. Light rubbing, bumping to covers. DJ has light rubbing, bumping, scuffing; in a mylar cover. Pages are clean and tight. Notes; 2 appendices; index. " American Collegiate Populations is an exhaustive and definitive study of the membership of American colleges and universities in t... View more info

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Colonial Latin America

By: Burkholder, Mark A. & Lyman L. Johnson

Price: $13.75

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 2007

Edition: Sixth Edition

Seller ID: 9177

ISBN: 0195320425

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Maps & illustrations; 9.20 X 6.10 X 0.90 inches; x, 436 pages; Soft cover has black spine with red lettering. Light rubbing, scuffing, bumping to covers; bookstore sticker on rear cover. Pages have slight wave/creasing, but are not marked. Illustrated with 8 b/w maps, and dozens of b/w illustrations. Now in its sixth edition, Colonial Latin America provides a concise study of the history of the Iberian colonies in the New World from their preconquest background to th... View more info

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Motor City Mafia A Century of Organized Crime in Detroit

By: Burnstein, Scott M.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Arcadia Publishing: 2006

Seller ID: 7513

ISBN: 0738540846

Condition: Near Fine


Images of America Series; B&W Illustrations; 9.20 X 6.40 X 0.40 inches; 127 pages; Soft cover has white lettering in black box on spine. Faint shelf wear, rubbing. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with many b/w photographs. One of the most interesting, and ruthless of the Detroit mobs was the notorious Purple Gang. They had a deal with al Capone, he'd stay out of Detroit, and they'd stay out of Chicago, although they may have been hired to do the infamous 'St. Vale... View more info

Horses & Other Heroes Recollections and Reflections of a Life with Horses

By: Burt, Don

Price: $16.75

Publisher: Guilford, CT, The Lyons Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2927

ISBN: 1585744875

Condition: New in Near Fine dust jacket


Cover is orange with tan spine; gold lettering on the spine. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. "Don Burt has earned a reputation as one of the foremost lecturers, judges and clinicians in the country, and has officiated at the National and World Championships for most major breeds of horse. From his early years...where he taught movie stars how to ride, through his tenure as an advisor to many major equestrian organizations, he has acquired a panoramic p... View more info

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Rooftop Secrets and Other Stories of Anti-Semitism

By: Bush, Lawrence

Price: $13.75

Publisher: New York, Union of American Hebrew Congregations: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9595

ISBN: 0807403148

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; 6 X 9; xii, 157 pages; Soft cover has black spine with white lettering. Light rubbing, scuffing, sunning to covers. Former owner's name neatly written inside front cover. Some b/w illustrations. Pages are clean and tight. A collection of eight short stories, with background information and commentary, each dealing with a young Jew's confrontation with anti-Semitism in different periods of Jewish history. View more info

Photography's beginnings A visual history : featuring the collection of Wm. B. Becker

By: Cameron, John B

Price: $63.25

Publisher: Boonsboro, MD, University of New Mexico Press in association with Oakland University, Rochester, Mich: 1990

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 8968

ISBN: 0826312489

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


B & W and Color; 10 3/4 x 9; 176 pages; COMPILER SIGNED AND INSCRIBED. Oblong shaped book is hard cover of blue cloth, with silver blind stamping on front and spine. Faint bumping to corners. DJ has slight rubbing; in a mylar cover. Illustrated with almost 200 years of photographs, mostly b/w or sepia. A few color ones, toward the end. Half-title page reads: FOR DR. FREEMAN WILNER WITH BEST WISHES ON HIS 65TH BIRTHDAY. W B. BECKER, MAY 1991. There is another gift inscrip... View more info

The Making, Shaping and Treating of Steel Fourth Edition

By: Camp, J. M. and C. B. Francis

Price: $30.50

Publisher: Pittsburgh, Carnegie Steel Company: 1925

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 7051

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; 5 x 8 x 1 1/2 ; 1142 pages; Cover has light shelf wear, some rubbing, scuffing, bumping. Flexible, faux black leather covers with gold lettering on front and spine. Gilt edges. Pages are clean and tight, shows signs of careful use. Laid in is a handwritten note, on Koehring Equipment note paper regarding 'heat treating theory and practice'. Black endpapers. Exhaustively illustrated with b/w photographs, drawings, diagrams, charts and calculations. This... View more info

The Squash History, Folklore, Ancient Recipes

By: Capatti, Alberto & Giuseppe Vaccarini

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Konemann: 1998

Seller ID: 5982

ISBN: 3829014627

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Hard cover has illustrated cover, same as DJ. Black spine with orange lettering. Illustrated end papers, showing all kinds of gorgeous squash. Oblong shaped. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Illustrated with dozens of color photographs to accompany the luscious recipes. First published in Italian, 1996. Translated by Pamela Marwood/Ros Schawartz Translations, London. Printed in Hungary. Background on the squash until page 24. Then recipes, from the Renais... View more info

Voices From The Mountains Life and Struggle in the Appalachian South--The Words, the Faces, the Songs, the Memories of the People Who Live It

By: Carawan, Guy and Candie

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7042

ISBN: 0394709322

Condition: Very Good


Remainder; B&W Illustrations & music; 9 x 11; xiv, 231 pages; Cover has light bumping, rubbing/scuffing, a red mark on bottom of pages, and hole, as if from a paper punch, in the upper right hand corner of the front. End papers and inside covers have some foxing. Oblong shaped. Black spine with gold lettering. Otherwise, pages are clean and tight. Exhaustively illustrated with dozens of b/w photographs and even songs. People, notes, bibliography. View more info

Prentice Alvin: The Tales Of Alvin Maker, Book III: Abridged Read by Nana Visitor

By: Card, Orson Scott;

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Newstar Media Inc.: 1999

Seller ID: 5586

ISBN: 0787118419

Condition: New


Sealed in publisher's shrink wrap. This is an abridged audio version of the book. It's on 4 cassettes with a run time of ca. 6 hours. Read by Nana Visitor, the actress who played Major, later Colonel, Kira on the TV program Star Trek: Deep Space Nine for it's entire run. Orson Card is a multiple Hugo and Nebula award winner. "Using the lore and folk-magic of the men and women who settled a continent, and the beliefs of the tribes who were there before them...has crea... View more info

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Agricultural And Environmental Resource Economics

By: Carlson, Gerald A. , David Zilberman, and John A. Miranowski

Price: $11.75

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1993

Seller ID: 3759

ISBN: 0195076516

Condition: Near Fine


Covers are boards. Pages are clean and tight; printed on acid-free paper. Illustrated with hundreds of graphs, charts, equations, etc. Some of the chapters are: Some Microeconomics of Agricultural Resource Use; Economics of Nonrenewable and Renewable Resources; Pesticides and Pest Management; Economics of Water Use in Agriculture; index. Oversized, 4#. ; Remainder; Charts, Tables & Graphs; 6 1/4 x 9 1/2; 528 pages; Cover has light shelf wear, rubbing; black remainder mar... View more info

The Empty Schoolhouse.

By: Carlson, Natalie Savage & John Kaufmann

Price: $9.75

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins: 1965

Seller ID: 9341

ISBN: 006020981X

Condition: Good+


Ex-Library; B&W Illustrations; 8.80 X 6.70 X 0.70 inches; 119 pages; Hard cover is a former library book, with the usual stamps and markings. From the card in rear pocket, this was a fairly popular book at the school. Pages are quite clean, and tight. Illustrated with b/w drawings by John Kaufmann. This copy is from 1965, with no ISBN [the book predates the use of an ISBN]' publisher is Harper & Row, Company. But Carlson has done a credible job of introducing kids to sev... View more info

Fortran 77 With MTS And The IBM PC

By: Carnahan, Brice and James O. Wilkes

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor, Michigan, College of Engineering, University of Michigan: 1988

Seller ID: 5288

Condition: Very Good


Extremely SCARCE title. Soft cover is heavy, glazed blue paper. Spine is blue with black lettering. Pages are overall clean and tight. Shows signs of use, but NO MARKINGS on pages. Owner put color plastic tabs, with titles inside, on the various sections, for greater ease of use. Contents are: Introduction to Computers and Fortran; Arthmetic Structures; Input and Output; Running Fortran-77 Programs on the IBM PC; Running Fortran-77 Programs Under MTS; Logical and Conditi... View more info

Blood on the Mitten Infamous Michigan Murders 1700s to Present (Volume 1)

By: Carr, Tom

Price: $10.75

Publisher: Traverse City, MI, Chandler Lake Books: 2016

Seller ID: 10128

ISBN: 1943338078

Condition: Very Good+


Great Lakes Murder Series Series; B&W Illustrations; 8 x 10; 159 pages; Soft cover has cream spine with black lettering on it. Cover has some rubbing, scuffing, bumping, sunning. Some page curl to bottom corner. Pages are clean and tight . Illustrated with b/w photographs and drawings. Each murder has a picture of Michigan, with an X marking the spot of the crime. "The tales are horrific and humorous by turns--grisly, goofy, poignant dispatches expertly summated by a... View more info

X-Files "Red Museum": Episode #2X10 Story No. 4322; October 24, 1994 (Blue)

By: Carter, Chris, Writer; Directed by Win Phelps

Price: $14.25

Publisher: 20th Century Fox: 1995

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 5857

Condition: Very Good+


Soft cover has stiff black, plastic strips on top and bottom holding pages in place. Appears as if unused; pages are tight and unmarked. Some extra pages added in, such as 53A, along with page #53; page count is 55+. ; Authorized Orginal Shooting Script Series; 8 1/2 x 11; 55+ pages; Cover has light rubbing/scuffing; faint signs of sticker residue on plasticized cover. View more info

A History Of Marshall: Signed

By: Carver, Richard W.

Price: $67.75

Publisher: Virginia Beach, VA, The Donning Company: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6096

ISBN: 0898658543

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


SIGNED BY AUTHOR on front end paper. Brown hard cover with gold lettering on front and spine. Tan ground end papers with a photograph. Exhaustively illustrated with ca. 600 color and b/w photographs. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. Marshall, Michigan, is a charming city, located in the lower center part of the state. It has retained much of its historic appearance, through the ardent efforts of preservationists, such as former mayor Harold C. Brooks, and... View more info

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Take It Back Our Party, Our Country, Our Future

By: Carville, James & Paul Begala

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9460

ISBN: 074327752x

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


SIGNED BY BOTH AUTHORS ON BOOKPLATE, ON THE FRONT ENDPAPER. Hard cover is red with a blue spine strip with gold lettering. Pages are clean and tight. Laid in front is a contribution card from 'DEMOCRATS FOR AMERICA'S FUTURE, Jennifer Petty Exec. Director. "...they offer a clear-eyed critique of their party's failures and make specific, concrete recommendations on how Democrats can avoid losing elections on divisive issues such as abortion, gun control, gay rights, an... View more info

Catalog of Fancy Goods Made at Shaker Village, Alfred, York County, Maine

By: Casey, Fannie C.

Price: $16.50

Publisher: No Place, The United Society: 1971

Seller ID: 6215

Condition: Very Good+


Soft cover is stapled wraps; oblong shaped. Cover is heavy, taupe paper with black lettering. Pages are clean and tight; heavy, glossy paper. 2 pictures and 3 plates, all B/W. This is a reprint from 1908. Includes lists of items with prices. ; Hands at Work, 1 Series; B&W Photographs; 7 3/4 x 5 1/2; 10 pages; Cover has slight bumping; small sticker residue spot on front. View more info

Craft Of The Dyer: Colour from Plants and Lichens of the Northeast

By: Casselman, Karen Leigh

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2124

ISBN: 0802023622

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Cover is dark mustard colored with black lettering on spine. Black endpapers. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Illustrated with 12 color photos. This book provides the most complete survey of the scattered literature on dyestuffs from Canada, the US, and England. It is a commonsense and straightforward guide to contemporary and traditional dyeing methods. Also contains a comprehensive alphabetical listing and description of 150 plant and lichen species wh... View more info

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The Other Side of Ethel Mertz The Life Story of Vivian Vance

By: Castelluccio, Frank & Alvin Walker

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Manchester, CT, Knowledge Ideas & Trends: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9463

ISBN: 1879198266

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Ex-Library; B&W Photographs; 9.10 X 5.90 X 1.20 inches; xxi, 319 pages; Hard cover is black with DJ taped to it. Has minimal former library markings on DJ and book. Front end paper has a thin blue/green line of ink along edge, but only on the one side. Pages are clean and tight, as if unused. Illustrated with 52 b/w photographs. ""When I die, there will be people who send Ethel Mertz flowers," " remarked Vivian Vance (1909-1979) , Lucille Ball's neighbor ... View more info