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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

CHRISTIE'S HONG KONG IMPORTANT CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART: Hong Kong, Tuesday 2 November 1999

By: Christie's

Price: $87.25

Publisher: Hong Kong, Christie's Hong Kong Limited: 1999

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 7710

Condition: As New


Christie's Auction Catalog Series; Photographs; 8 1/4 x 10 1/2 x 3/4; 200+ pages; Soft cover has slight rubbing. Red spine with black lettering. Pages are clean and tight. Pages not numbered, ca. 200+. Laid in a typed sheet with auction results. Provides exhange rates for day of auction in US $, Deutsche Marks; Francs, Yen, Lira, Canadian, etc. Bound in at back of catalogue is a brochure for Au Bak Ling Collection. Lavishly illustrated with dozens of photographs. Oversiz... View more info

Important American Furniture, Silver, Folk Art and Decorative Arts Auction June 17, 1997- Sale 8696

By: Christie's,

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Christie's: 1997

Seller ID: 6382

Condition: Very Good+


Softcover is heavy, glazed paper. Black and blue spine with black and white lettering. Pages are clean and tight. Lavishly illustrated with dozens of color and b/w photographs of the dozens of lots for sale. Includes textiles, furniture, etc. ; Auction Catalogue Series; Photographs; 8 1/4 x 10 3/4; 113+ pages; Soft cover has light bumping, rubbing. View more info

FURNACE HARBOR A Rhapsody of the North Country. Poems

By: Church, Philip

Price: $19.75

Publisher: Urbana, IL, University of Illinois Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8558

ISBN: 0252060032

Condition: Very Good+


Poetry from Illinois Series; 8.20 X 5.50 X 0.41 inches; 122 pages; AUTHOR SIGNED AND INSCRIBED ON TITLE PAGE. Softcover has blue spine with black lettering. Tan semi-circular stain on back cover, perhaps bottom of a coffee cup? Pages are clean and tight. "In Furnace Harbor, Church recreates a derelict, ghost-town iron-works in the back country of Michigan's Upper Peninsula, to explore generation, identity, history--those human lonelinesses lived within the processes ... View more info

Beadwork [signed By The Author]

By: Clabburn, Pamela

Price: $10.50

Publisher: Aylesbury, UK, Shire Publications Ltd: 1980

Seller ID: 6802

ISBN: 085263529X

Condition: Very Good+


SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on the title page. Softcover is stapled wraps. Pages are clean and tight. Extensively illustrated with 39 b/w photographs and 10 b/w drawings. Items included are purses, pincushions, caskets/boxes, jewelry, clothing, etc. Part the extensive series put out by Shire Album. ; Shire Album Series; Vol. 57; B&W Illustrations; 0.2 x 8 x 5.7 Inches; 32 pages; Cover has light rubbing/scuffing, bumping. Pages have minor creasing. ; Signed by Author View more info

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Triumph TR2 TR3-GP

By: Clarke, R.M. & R. M. Clarke

Price: $72.75

Publisher: Surrey, England, Brooklands Books: 0

Seller ID: 9113

ISBN: 1855202425

Condition: Near Fine


Gold Portfolio Series; B&W Illustrations; 8 x 10 3/4; 172 pages; Soft cover has a black spine with gold lettering. Slight rubbing to covers. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. No date of publication, but perhaps mid 1990s? ? Lavishly Illustrated with dozens of b/w photographs. Road tests, new model introductions, specifications, buying used, racing, driving reports, performance data, touring, history, model profiles. For those who love the sporty triumph ca... View more info

Wasa Fynd Och Bargning

By: Clason Edward and Anders Franzen

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Stockholm, Nordiska Uppslagbocker AB, Stockholm: 1959

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 1501

Condition: Very Good+ in Poor dust jacket


Cover is yellow with green lettering on front and spine. Pages are clean and tight. Extensively illustrated with 50+ b/w photos and drawings. Tipped in is a newspaper article, in English, from "The Detroit News" 3 January 1971. Text is in Swedish. Article says 'Detroit is to get an inside view of the Wasa, the Swedish navy ship that was a disaster in the 17th century but has proved a triumph in the 20th...64-gun ship, the most heavily aremed battlewagon of her da... View more info

Cable cars past and present.

By: Clauss, F. J.

Price: $13.25

Publisher: Menlo Park, CA, Briarcliff Press, Inc.: 1982

Seller ID: 8287

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Photographs; 11.7 x 6.1 ; v, 113 pages; Soft cover has white spine with black lettering. Light shelf wear, rubbing, scuffing to covers; faint sticker residue on back cover. . Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Extensively illustrated with dozens of b/w photographs. ".. Cable cars operated in 27 other American cities and 6 foreign countries. Los Angeles, not San Francisco, boasted the cable car line with the steepest grade; Chicago had the most miles... View more info

Milk A-Z

By: Cohen, Robert

Price: $36.25

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, NJ, Argus Pub Inc: 2001

Seller ID: 8157

ISBN: 0965919684

Condition: Fine+


Color Illustrations; 8.70 X 6.90 X 0.40 inches; 63 pages; AUTHOR SIGNED AND INSCRIBED ON FRONT END PAPER. Hard cover is glazed boards. Green spine. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Illustrated with color pictures, one per letter of the alphabet. A distinctly different alphabet book, this one about the dangers for most people, of drinking cow's milk. "This beautifully illustrated and rigorously researched book will provide convincing and overwhelming e... View more info

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Pirate & Gypsy Girls Artist Archives

By: Collins, Max Allan, Introduction by

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Portland, Oregon, Collectors Press: 2001

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 3646

ISBN: 1888054492

Condition: New


Cover is heavy wraps with flaps. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Has 14 full color illustrations. "The calendar girls of the period between the two world wars were not girls-next-door...rather, the exotic settings of history and mythology provided purveyors of pulchritude...especially exotic covey of calendar girls, draped in the exotic trappings of two bizarre subcultures--pirates and gypsies--as filtered through the romantic realism of some of the to... View more info

Princes Street Parade Woman in Her Pursuit of Fashion

By: Company, Darling and

Price: $18.75

Publisher: Edinburgh, Scotland, Darling & Company: N.D.

Seller ID: 8139

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Ex-Libris; Color Illustrations; 7 1/4 x 9; 32 pages; Hardcover is blue with gold lettering on front. A bump to spine corner, and pages inside have some creasing at the bottom, near the spine. Previous owner's name plate inside front cover, book store sticker inside front cover, at bottom [Corner Book Shop, NY, NY]. Missing DJ. No date of publication in book. Looks to maybe come from 1940s? Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with 12 color plates View more info

FANTASIA LIMITED COMMEMORATIVE EDITION

By: Company, Walt Disney

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Walt Disney Company: 1991

Seller ID: 7311

Condition: Fine


Color Illustrations; 11 1/2 x 14/12 x 2; 29+ pages; Slip cased set. Slip case is dark blue with gold lettering on spine. All pieces to set included. Color Mickey Mouse decal on front; case has some rubbing/scuffing/bumping, in VG condition. Set includes the 29 page booklet, appears as if unused and Certificate of authenticity, special lithograph in its protective envelope, along with proof of purchase slip. Music with Leopold Stokowski and the the Philadelphia Orchestra.... View more info

The Vikings At a Glance

By: Corbishley, Mike and Hazel Mary Martell

Price: $7.75

Publisher: New York, Peter Bedrick Books: 1998

Seller ID: 3061

ISBN: 0872265587

Condition: Near Fine


Cover is glazed boards. Pages are clean and tight; printed on alkaline paper, with reinforced binding. This is a NEW book. Extensively illustrated with dozens of color drawings. Starts with a time chart from 700-1400. Chapters are: Site-seeing--A Guide to the Viking World; Homelands of the Vikings; Trade and Transport; Kings and Things; Viking Society; Everyday Life; Warriors and Raiders; Viking Builders; Words and Pictures; Religion; After the Vikings; Glossary. ; Colo... View more info

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Carving Fish Decoys A Traditional American Folk Art

By: Cottle, James T.

Price: $47.25

Publisher: Harrisburg, PA, Stackpole Books: 1991

Seller ID: 6495

ISBN: 0811710173

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Hardcover is red with gold lettering on spine. Tan end papers. Pages are clean and tight. Extensively illustrated with dozens of b/w drawings, diagrams and photographs; plus 20 color photographs. Sections: Growing Up on Ice; Ice Fishing and Fish Decoys; Basic Woodcarving; Tools and Materials; Patterns; The Body; Fins, Line-Tie, and Eyes; Weight and Balance; Painting; Putting It All Together; sources of supplies; bibliography. ; B&W and color illustrations; 0.8 x 9.2 x 7.... View more info

Gem Cutter's Handbook, Cabochon Cutting, Gems & Minerals

By: Cox, Jack R. & Drawings Photos

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Mentone, CA, Gembooks Pub: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6877

ISBN: 0910652120

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; 5 1/2 x 8 1/2; 64 pages; Softcover is stapled wraps. Lavishly illustrated with b/w photographs and drawings. "The first chapter gave the reader the basics of cabochon cutting. After that the series progressed through more advanced techinques such as sphere making, finishing flat surfaces and faceting. Each chapter gives the reader easy-to-follow, step-bystep illustrated instructions". View more info

A Gallery Of Great Paintings

By: Crane, Aimee, editor; Foreword by Peyton Boswell, Jr.

Price: $14.75

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers: 1944

Seller ID: 4148

Condition: Very Good-


Hardcover is spiral bound. Faded teal/green boards, with title in gold in dark green plate pasted onto front. Contains table of contents, foreword, and 100 color plates. 3 of the plates are paste downs. Covers artists from all around the world. Timewise, starts with Giotto [1266-1336] and goes through Jack Levine [1915--]. Pages are clean and tight; edges show signs of slight sunning. If you want a grand tour through approximately 700 years of art and artists, from aroun... View more info

Beam Engines

By: Crowley, T. E.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire, UK, Shire Publications LTD.: 1996

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 5345

ISBN: 0852638027

Condition: Near Fine


Cover is stapled wraps. Originally published in 1976. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Extensively illustrated with 30 b/w photographs, drawings, diagrams. "The stationary steam engine has been much neglected in modern literature and there is very little availble to tell us about the largest and most varied aspects of the use of steam power: how for instance it was put to pumping out mines in the reign of Queen Anne and to providing domestic water sup... View more info

The Art of English Costume

By: Cunnington, C. Willett

Price: $14.25

Publisher: London, Collins: 1948

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 7818

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


B & W and Color; 6 X 9; xii, 243 pages; Hard cover is grey cloth with faded gold lettering on spine; some bumping and shelf wear. Pencil number written inside front cover, as well as previous owner's name sticker . DJ is price clipped, has many tears, rubs, bumps, crinkles. Overall, pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with dozens of plates, 4 of them in color. "C. Willett (1878 – 1961) and Phillis (1887 – 1974) Cunnington were medical doctors with a general pr... View more info

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Remembering Jersey Shore

By: Czachowski, Joe

Price: $10.25

Publisher: Nashville, TN, Turner Publishing, Inc.: 2010

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 9623

ISBN: 1596526599

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Photographs; x, 134 pages; Cover has slight rubbing, oblong shaped. White spine with black lettering. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. Lavishly illustrated with 128 b/w photographs. "... Capture both the history and the magic of this unique section of America in rarely seen b/w photographs seleected from local, state, and national collections and reproduced in vivid detail". "... View more info

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Dali The Salvador Dali Museum Collection

By: Dali, Salvador

Price: $23.25

Publisher: Boston, Bulfinch Pr: 1994

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 8694

ISBN: 0821220861

Condition: Near Fine


Color and B/W Illustrations; 184 pages; Oblong shaped soft cover has a white spine with black lettering. Slight rubbing to covers. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Laid in is a 6 page, folded 'self-guided tour of the Salvador Dali Museum', in English, dated 1995. Lavishly illustrated with 159 color and b/w pictures, by the famed Spanish artist. It houses the largest collection of Dalí's works outside Europe. This guide is from the 2d location of the mus... View more info