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THE GLASS HARMONICA A Lexicon of the Fantastical [ 1st ]

By: Byfield, Barbara Ninde

Price: $47.75

Publisher: New York, Macmillan Company: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7994

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Hard cover is red, with gold lettering on spine. Brown end papers. Pages are clean and tight, except for the inscription on front end paper. Book is arranged alphabetically. Charming drawings provided by the author. Stated 'first printing' on the copyright page. "...offers the last word on heralds, hermits, and humbugs. On princesses and apprentices. On crones, thrones, and gnomes. On leeches, trulls and, of course, buried treasure. It distinguishes nicely castles fr... View more info

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Leonardo Beautiful Dreamer

By: Byrd, Robert

Price: $11.75

Publisher: New York, Dutton Children's Books: 2003

Seller ID: 9990

ISBN: 0525470336

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Color Illustrations; 9 1/2 x 12 1/2; Unpaginated pages; Hard cover has glazed, pictorial boards light bumping to baords . DJ has light rubbing. Pages are clean and tight. Entire book is lavishly illustrated with colorful, fantastic pictures. A wonderful book, for any Leonardo fans, or any age! ! Illustrations and text portray the life of Leonardo da Vinci, who gained fame as a artist through such works as the Mona Lisa, and as a scientist by studying various subjects inc... 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 drawing book

By: Camp, Jeffery

Price: $10.25

Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart, and Winston: 1981

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 10067

ISBN: 0030598885

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


B & W and Color; 8 3/4 11 1/2; 256 pages; Hard cover is brown cloth with gold lettering on the spine. Slight bumping and rubbing to boards. DJ has light rubbing, scuffing. Pages are clean and tight; book appears as if unused. Lavishly illustrated with hundreds of color and b/w pictures. Foreword by renowned artist David Hockney. Index. Extra heavy, 3.5#. View more info

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Views of Venice

By: Canaletto, Antonio

Price: $19.75

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications: 1971

Seller ID: 8183

ISBN: 0486227057

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; 13 3/4 x 10; 91 pages; Soft cover has tan spine with black lettering. Oblong shaped. Covers have light shelf wear, rubbing. Page 13 has small fingerprint [? ] on bottom, does not obtrude into text. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with 38 b/w views and a map; engravings by Visentini, after paintings by Canaletto. Reproduced directly from original edition [Venice 1742] variously titled 'Prospecti Magni Canalis Venetiarum'...and 'Urbis Venetiarum P... 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

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Palladium Books Presents: Rifts Mercenaries

By: Carella, C. J. and Kevin Siembieda

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Taylor, MI, Palladium Books: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1792

ISBN: 0916211703

Condition: Fine


Tan softcover with black lettering on front and spine. Pages are clean and tight. This is an unused book. Illustrated with b/w drawings. Includes nine new occupational characters classes. Oversized; 3#. ; Palladium Books Megaverse Series; B&W Illustrations; 8 1/2 x 11; 160 pages; Some very slight bumping. View more info

The Second Day Of Summer: Modern Matrimonial Adornment 2002 A Thesis Submitted in Partial Fulfilment of the Requirements for the Degree of MFA, University of Washington, School of At, Art History, and Design

By: Carrizzi, Phil

Price: $32.75

Publisher: No Place, Mypublisher.com: 2002

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 7017

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Hard cover is black cloth with b/w paste down on front. Grey endpapers. Oblong shaped. Pages not numberd, 44 pages, each with a b/w photograph. Based on the author's upcoming nuptials, summer of 2002. Phil Carrizzi, founding chair of Allesee Metals/Jewelry Design, Kendall College of Art & Design. Carrizzi’s work explores the ideas, materials, processes, and markets oscillating between mass-produced and one-of-a-kind, trendy and timeless, fashionable and filthy. His des... View more info

Little Bunny's Picnic

By: Cartlidge, Michelle

Price: $10.00

Publisher: United States, E. P. Dutton: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3934

ISBN: 0525445609

Condition: Very Good+


Cover is glazed hard cover. Every page illustrated with color picture. Pages are clean and tight. Six of the pages have cut outs so you can see through the illustrations on that page to the ones on the next page. Delightful and different kind of children's book. ; Color Illustrations; 7 1/2 x 8 1/4; Unpaginated pages; Cover has light rubbing and shelf wear; bottom of spine, at back, has some nicking/tearing of glazed color layer. Few pages have very faint smudging, does ... View more info

House Mottoes And Inscriptions: Old And New New and Revised Edition Illustrated

By: Caulfeild, S. F. A.

Price: $19.75

Publisher: Detroit, MI, Singing Tree Press: 1968

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 6939

Condition: Near Fine


Cover is brown with gold lettering on spine. Tan endpapers. Pages are clean and tight. Interior of book appears as if unused. Looks like one of those books that gets purchased and then just sits around for decades, untouched except for occasionally moving it from hither to yon. Illustrated with b/w photos. This is a reprint of the title originally published in 1908, London, by Elliot Stock, Paternoster Row, E. C.. Sections are: Introduction: Ancient Inscriptions; English... View more info

Medieval Carvings in Exeter Cathedral with a Note on the Art of the Exeter Carvers By Nikolaus Pevsner

By: Cave, C. J. P.

Price: $17.25

Publisher: Penguin: 1953

Seller ID: 9413

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Vol. 41; B&W Illustrations; 5 1/4 x 7 1/4; 45 pages; Hard cover is illustrated with red box, with white lettering, on front cover, and same on spine. Some sunning and light bumping to covers. Pages are clean and tight. DJ has light rubbing, sunning, scuffing, a few nicks along the top; in a mylar cover. Extensively illustrated with 64 b/w plates, including a diagram of the cathedral. Includes a note on the art of the Exeter carvers by renowned art historian Nikolaus Pevs... View more info

The Jerusalem Windows: [including Two Original Lithographs, As Issued] Text And Notes By Jean Leymarie

By: Chagall, Marc

Price: $725.00

Publisher: New York, George Braziller: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3190

ISBN: 0807604232

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Includes the TWO ORIGINAL LITHOGRAPHS CREATED ESPECIALLY FOR THIS VOLUME. Cover is red cloth with gold lettering on front and spine. DJ covered by original glassine [as issued] B/W monochrome photo, appears to be of Jerusalem, off in the distance on both endpapers. Pages are clean and tight. Translated by Elaine Desautels. Printed in France; published in association with Horizon Magazine. Mark Zakharovich Shagal, known today all over the world as Marc Chagall, was born o... View more info

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In the Studio Artists of the 20th Century In Private and at Work

By: Chaigneau, Jean-FranCois & Joseph Laredo & Olivier Royant

Price: $16.75

Publisher: Zurich, Edition Olms: 2012

Seller ID: 9485

ISBN: 3283012156

Condition: New in New dust jacket


B & W and Color; 207 pages; Hard cover with DJ. Sealed in publisher's shrinkwrap. NEW book. Illustrated with b/w and color pictures. " Some of the greatest 20th-century artists are pictured and interviewed in this lovely large-format gift book. Paris Match magazine has followed, photographed, and interviewed them exclusively over a period of more than 60 years, and now their exceptional archives are opened in this book. These photos reveal rare moments at the heart o... View more info

The Seventh Day The Story of the Jewish Sabbath

By: Chaikin, Miriam

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1980

Seller ID: 5250

ISBN: 0385149190

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Hardcover is red with gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight; appears almost as if unused. Original B/W woodcuts by David Frampton. "Rather than being a time of deprivation, of doing without, the Sabbath is for observant Jews the most joyous holiday of all and a time for celebration. The cares of daily life are set aside and a new, spiritual life is entered into as they keep this covenant with the Lord and praise creation. For them, the Sabbath is the que... View more info

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The Jade Door Erotic Stories from Ancient China

By: Chaiko

Price: $12.25

Publisher: New York, NBM Publishing: 2011

Seller ID: 9480

ISBN: 1561636061

Condition: New


Color Illustrations; 9 1/4 x 12 1/4; 64 pages; Adult subject matter. Hard cover has glazed boards. Red spine with yellow lettering. NEW book, sealed in publisher's shrinkwrap. Graphic Novel, illustrated with color pictures. "...presents erotic stories from ancient China by leading Chinese artists. Beautiful Asian women opening themselveds to forbidden temptations, delicately rendered in exquisite watercolors and painting. A beautiful and very arousing album from the ... View more info

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In the Spirit of Jazz The Otis Ferguson Reader

By: Chamberlain, Dorothy & Robert Wilson & Otis Ferguson

Price: $44.50

Publisher: New York, Da Capo Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 7281

ISBN: 0306807440

Condition: Near Fine


8.50 X 5.40 X 1.10 inches; xix, 305 pages; Soft cover has some light rubbing. Black spine with yellow and blue lettering. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. B/w photo of Ferguson for a frontispiece; book is divided into 3 main sections; Music and Musicians; The Arts--Lively and Literary; City, Farm and Sea." Ferguson wrote always with style and honesty, and inordinately often he wrote with a white-hot consecration....he was among the first of the Americ... View more info

A Treatise on the Decorative Part of Civil Architecture 1968 Edition

By: Chambers, William

Price: $147.50

Publisher: New York, Benjamin Blom, Inc. Publisher: 1968

Seller ID: 5258

Condition: Very Good+


Hardcover is green with gold, blind stamped design and lettering on front and spine. Pages are clean and tight, almost as if unused. Pinkish end papers. First published in London in 1791. Introduction by John Harris, Curator Drawings Collection, Royal Institute of British Architecture [RIBA]. Has a copy of the original title page from 1791. Lavishly illustrated with 100+ b/w drawings and diagrams. "...may well be described as the Englishman's Palladio and Vignola, fo... View more info

Wedding Cakes and Cultural History

By: Charsley, Simon R.

Price: $45.75

Publisher: London, Routledge: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6100

ISBN: 0415026490

Condition: Near Fine


Book may appear different than one shown. Soft cover is heavy, cream colored, glazed paper, with black lettering on front. Black spine with white lettering. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Has 4 b/w illustrations. Chapters are: the British wedding cake in the late 20th century; how distinctive is the British cake?; cultural creation: myth, history and language; when the wedding cake was not yet and might never have been; great cakes, plum (b) cakes and b... View more info

The Chautauquan, Multiple Issues Bound In Together: October 1888, November 1888, December 1888, January 1889, February 1889; March 1889; April 1889; May 1889; June 1889july 1889 A Monthly Magazine Devoted to the Promotion of True Culture. Organ of the Cahutauga Literary and Scientific Circle

By: Chautauqua Scientific & Chautauqua Institution

Price: $58.50

Publisher: Meadville, PA, Chautauqua Scientific & Chautauqua Institution: 1889

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6993

Condition: Very Good+


Ex-Library; B & W illustrations; 10 X 7.50 X 1.48 inches; 1000+ pages; Hard cover has library stamp on front end paper and stamp on spine. Minor shelf wear on edges. Few pages have some spotting and name stamps. Each issue has a heavy orangish paper front page/cover stating the issue, date and table of contents. 10 issues bound in together. Overall, pages are clean and tight, with many b/w illustrations and ads of the period. It was founded in 1874 by inventor Lewis Mill... View more info

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"The Sex Side Of Life" Mary Ware Dennett's Pioneering Battle for Birth Control and Sex Education

By: Chen, Constance M.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York City, The New Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1787

ISBN: 1565841328

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Cover is black with silver lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with 19 b/w photos and some b/w drawings. "A suffragette, a leading figure of the American Arts and Crafts movement, a prominent peace activist, and a crusader for the right to obtain and distribute information about contraception, Mary Ware Dennett was also author of the sex-education pamphlet "The Sex Side of Life: An Explanation ... View more info