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The Carolingian Empire; The Age Of Charlemagne

By: Fichtenau, Heinrich

Price: $7.75

Publisher: New York, Harper and Row: 1964

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 5552

Condition: Very Good


Softcover is green ground with black and white lettering. Pages are clean and tight, overall. Part of 'The Academy Library' TB 1142. Translated by Peter Munz. Includes a list of abbreviations, translator's introduction; 7 chapters, index. ; Harper Torchbook Series; 5 1/4 x 8; xxiv, 164 pages; Cover has shelf wear, rubbing/scuffing, light bumping, some underlining; inside front cover is a pocket, previous owner did this to each of their books. View more info

Encyclopaedia Of Textiles/Encyclopedia Of Textiles Decorative Fabrics from Antiquity to the Beginning of the 19th Century Including the Far East and Peru: Completely Revised with an Introduction by Renate Jaques

By: Flemming, Ernst

Price: $81.25

Publisher: London, A. Zwemmer Ltd.: 1958

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 169

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


NOT A FORMER LIBRARY BOOK. Hard cover is red with gold, blind stamped design on front, gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Lavishly illustrated with 288 pages of b/w photographs, with one or two photos per page and 16 full page color plates. A translation of Flemming’s [director of the Berlin Textile School] Das Textilwerk, published in 1927 Germany, in German. Renate Jaques editor and translator of this first English edition. Incl... View more info

Art of the Maya Civilization, Exhibition, Martin Widdifield Gallery Exhibition September 4 to October 5, 1957

By: Gallery, Martin Widdifield

Price: $19.75

Publisher: New York, Martin Widdifield Gallery: 1957

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 7995

Condition: Very Good+


Exhbition Catalogue Series; B&W Illustrations; 7 x 10 1/4; 26 pages; Soft cover is textured brown paper; stapled wraps. Light rub mark on front; previous owner's name neatly written on title page. Foreword is written by Alfred Early Stendahl . Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Glossy paper with 48 b/w illustrations of items. Introduction by Herbert Joseph Spinden [1879-1967] "He received a PhD in Anthropology, from Harvard, in 1909, completing a thesis... View more info

Arms And Armour Special Number Based on the R. L. Scott Collection [No.2, 1969]

By: Gamber, Ortwin; William Reid; Et Al

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Glasgow Art Gallery and Museums Association: 1969

Seller ID: 155

Condition: Very Good+


Softcover is stapled wraps. Printed on glossy paper. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with over 25 b/w photographs, and one color plate. Vol. XII, No. 2, 1969. 5 articles on various pieces of the R. L. Scott Collection, written by: Ortwin Gamber, William Reid, A. V. B. Norman, Claude Blair, J. G. Scott. ; Scottish Art Review Series; Photographs; 7 1/2 x 9 3/4; 40 pages; Softcover has light shelf wear, bumping at corners, minor rubbing/scuffing; owner's name sticker... View more info

The Uhle Collections From Nieveria No. 8

By: Gayton, A. H.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, University of California Press: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1317

Condition: Very Good+


Cover is original, heavy, gray paper with black lettering on front. Pages are clean and tight; some pages uncut; appears unused. Published February 28, 1925. Illustrated with 7 pages of b/w plates and 11 b/w figures. Sections are: Pottery styles at Nieveria; Non-pottery collections; conclusions; stylistic identification of material ilustrated by d' Harcourt; explanation. ; University of California Publications in American Archaeology and Ethnology Series; Vol. 21; B&W Il... View more info

Excavations At Casa Grande, Arizona February 12 -- May 1 1927

By: Gladwin, Harold S.

Price: $59.50

Publisher: Los Angeles, Southwest Museum: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1271

Condition: Very Good+


Cover is heavy, brown paper with black lettering on front. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with 5 b/w photos and one b/w drawing. The excavations were done in the area of South Central Arizona near the Lower Gila river, where there was evidence of centuries of habitation. ; Southwest Museum Papers; the Southwest Society to Show the Story of Man Series; Vol. 2; B&W Illustrations; 7 x 10 1/4; 30 pages; Cover has edge wear, bumping, sunning; edges slightly crinkled. ... View more info

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The Cheyenne Indians, Vol. 1 History and Society

By: Grinnell, George Bird

Price: $12.25

Publisher: Lincoln, NE, Unversity of Nebraska Press/Bison Books: 1972

Seller ID: 7371

ISBN: 0803257716

Condition: Near Fine


Vol. 1; B&W Maps & illustrations; 8.90 X 6.30 X 1 inches; ix, 358 pages; Soft cover has light rubbing, shelf wear. Pages are clean and tight. Black spine with red lettering. Illustrated with 26 b/w photographs, drawings and maps. Bound in b/w map of Cheyenne Country at back of book. This is volume one of a 2 volume history of the early Cheyenne. Originally printed in 1923. View more info

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Colors The Story of Dyes and Pigments

By: Guineau, Bernard & Francois Delemare

Price: $66.75

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams: 2000

Seller ID: 9687

ISBN: 0810928728

Condition: New


B & W and Color; 6.80 X 4.90 X 0.40 inches; 159 pages; Soft cover has black spine with orange and white lettering. Lavishly illustrated with 160 b/w and color pictures. From the painted caves at Lascaux, 40,000 years old, to the medieval cloth industry to today's computerized chemistry, this engaging book surveys the history of dyes and pigments-in a work as rich, varied, and colorful as a box of crayons. Clearly explains uses, and history, of colors in our culture. Inde... View more info

Oakland County Book Of History [Soft Cover]

By: Hagman, Arthur A. , editor, Et Al

Price: $21.50

Publisher: No Place, No Publisher Listed.: 1970

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 5989

Condition: Very Good


Cover is blue with gold county logo and lettering on front, gold lettering on spine. Overall pages are clean and tight. Published in honor of Oakland County's Sesqui-centennial [1820-1970]. Oakland county is on the northern border of Wayne County, where Detroit is located. It is also the location for one of the highest per-capita income populations in the US. Extensively illustrated with dozens of b/w photos and drawings. In the 34 years since this history was published,... View more info

Canyon Graphics and Graffiti

By: Hague, Donald V. Et Al

Price: $21.25

Publisher: No Place, Utah Museum of Natural History: N.D.

Seller ID: 7266

Condition: Very Good


B & W illustrations & Maps; 10 x 8 1/4; 32 pages; Soft cover is stapled wraps; oblong shaped. Light rubbing, bumping to cover and pages. Heavy brown paper cover with darker brown lettering on front. Pages show signs of light use. No datel listed for publication, could be from 1960s or early 1970s. Covers Glen Canyon, predominantly in Utah, but also in the other '4 corner states,' of the southwest. Illustrated extensively w/ b/w pictures; a map [featuring locations of Nat... View more info

All About The Singing Of The Sirens That Sank The Fitz

By: Hainault, Paul Edmund

Price: $59.50

Publisher: Houghton, MI, Don Hermanson: 1998

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 9323

Condition: Very Good+


SIGNED AND INSCRIBED ON TITLE PAGE: LENORE & SHARON--AUNT ALICE & UNCLE PAUL 8-23-01 --W/ LOVE. The Uncle Paul may be the author, Paul Hainault. Softcover is heavy, glazed paper. Blue and white, with blue lettering on front. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated by the author. Illustrated with b/w photographs, drawings, maps and graphs. This is the true story of the sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald, an ore freighter, which sank in Lake Superior, on 10 November, 1975, wi... View more info

The American Costume Book

By: Haire, Frances H

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New York, A. S. Barnes: 1934

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 5358

Condition: Good+


Hardcover is green with black lettering on front and spine. Overall pages are clean. Illustrated with 16 color plates, and some b/w drawings. Sections are: Plains Indian; Desert Indian; Forest Indian; Everglades Indian; Indian Scout; Homesteader; Cowboy; Puritan; Cavalier; Colonial Period; Early 19th Century; Middle 19th Century; Latter 19th Century; Gay Nineties. ; Ex-Library; B & W and color illustrations; 7 1/4 x 10 1/4; xi, 164 pages; Typical former library marks. A... View more info

Painted Cave Northeastern Arizona No. 3

By: Haury, Emil W. and Edgar Anderson

Price: $95.50

Publisher: Dragoon, AZ, The Amerind Foundation, Inc.: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1294

Condition: Very Good+


Cover is heavy, red paper with black lettering on front and spine. FOLD OUT MAP IN REARPages are clean and tight; pristine condition, appears unused. Illustrated with 36 b/w photo plates, and 21 b/w text figures. Sections are: The Area; The Cave; Pictographs; two appendices. The first appendix is "The Maize Collections from Painted Cave" by Edgar Anderson. Some of the items recovered from the cave are food, textiles, sandals, basketry and matting, cordage, plant ... View more info

Ships Gone Missing

By: Hemming, Robert J

Price: $9.75

Publisher: Chicago, Contemporary Books: 1992

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 8511

ISBN: 0809239094

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


B&W Photographs & map; 9.10 X 6.30 X 1 inches; viii. 197 pages; Hard cover is grey with black cloth spine with silver lettering. Former owner's name inside front cover, blackened out. Slight bumping and wear to covers. Missing DJ. B/w map of Great Lakes showing where ships went missing in 1913 storm. Pages are clean and tight. Illlustrated with 20 b/w photographs. "It was the biggest, meanest, deadliest winter storm to affect northern Ohio and the Great Lakes -- and ... View more info

100 Masterworks From The Detroit Institute Of Arts

By: Henshaw, Julia P.

Price: $13.25

Publisher: New York City, Hudson Hills Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1572

ISBN: 0933920652

Condition: Near Fine


Pages are clean and tight. Edited by Henshaw and intro by William H. Peck. Published in association with the Founders Society, Detroit Institute of Arts [DIA]. Lushly illustrated with over 100 color photos. The DIA is one of the foremost art museums in the United States, and lucky me, it's my local art museum, a great joy to visit. The Motor City automobile barons have been very generous with donating art and funds to the DIA for many decades, along with other patrons. A... View more info

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War At Sea In The Ironclad Age

By: Hill, Richard; General editor John Keegan

Price: $18.25

Publisher: London, Cassell: 2000

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 5220

ISBN: 030435273x

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Hardcover is black with silver lettering on the spine. Illustrated endpapers, showing ironclads in battle. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Extensively illustrated with color and b/w photographs, drawings, maps, charts. Sections are: Chronology; Introduction: Technical and Strategic Context; The Technical: Background; Navies and Their People; Theories of Sea Warfare; American Civil War; Navies and Imperial Expansion; Fleet Action; biographical notes; index,... View more info

Contributions To Polar Eskimo Ethnography With 102 Figures in the Text, #2

By: Holtved, Erik

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Copenhagen, C. A. Reitzels Forlag: 1967

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 1264

Condition: Very Good+


Cover is light blue with black lettering on front and spine. Much of the cover and title page information is not in English but in Danish/Greenlander? The non-English reads "Meddelelser om Gronland udgivne af kommissionene for videnskabelige undersogelser I gronland Bd. 182, Nr. 2". Illustrated with many b/w maps, drawings and photos. Pages are clean and tight, and unclipped. Even has clothing patterns! ; Meddelelser Om Gronland Series; Ex-Library; B&W Illustrat... View more info

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Hallowed Timbers The Wooden Churches of Cape Breton

By: Hyde, Susan & Michael Bird

Price: $14.25

Publisher: Erin, Ontario, Canada, A Boston Mills Press Book: 1995

Seller ID: 8750

ISBN: 1550461214

Condition: New in New dust jacket


Hardcover is blue with silver lettering on spine. DJ. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Illustrated with dozens of color and b/w photos of these churches. All are located on the island of Cape Breton, part of the Atlantic province of Nova Scotia, Canada. "From the grandest, most ornate church to the tiniest, most humble chapel, Cape Breton Island's houses of worship possess a timeless charm....the winding roads of Cape Breton--along the windswept coast, ... View more info

What They Wore; A History Of Children's Dress

By: Jackson, Margaret and L. N. Jackson

Price: $16.50

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin, Ltd: 1936

Seller ID: 6436

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Hardcover is yellow on yellow boards, with green spine with black lettering. Pages are tight. Illustrated with 25 b/w drawings, plus another 49 b/w drawings of footwear. Covers over 3000 years of clothing history, up through 1936. Main focus is on English/British costume history. Special section on footwear. Bibliography and index. ; B&W Illustrations; 5 x 7 1/2; 160 pages; No DJ. Cover has light shelf wear, bumping, rubbing, few pages have light creasing and/or foxing. View more info

Chinese Art III Textiles, Glass and Painting on Glass, Carvings in Ivory and Rhinoceros Horn, Carvings in Hardstones, Snuff Bottles, Inkcakes and Inkstones

By: Jenyns, Soame & William Watson

Price: $16.75

Publisher: No Place, Rizzoli Intl Pubns: 1981

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 7747

ISBN: 084780366X

Condition: As New


B & W and Color; 243 pages; Sof cover is self wraps; tan spine with white lettering. Slight creasing on front, near flap. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Lavishly illustrated with 200+ color and b/w photographs. Originally published in french in 1965. A great overview of these magnificent Chinese arts and crafts, third in a series of 3 books on the topic. Oversized, 4#. View more info