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Horse And Man

By: Joyce, Patrick

Price: $7.00

Publisher: London, Odhams Books Ltd.: 1964

Seller ID: 1838

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Cover is green with gold lettering on front and spine. Illustrated endpapers. Pages are clean and tight. Beautifully drawn pictures of horses on every page, some in b/w and some in color, showing horses from their very beginnings, eohippus [dawn horse] up to modern showing and racing. Here are horses in partnership with knights, cowboys/girls, cavlary, rodeos, dressage, etc. Lovely little book. ; Color Illustrations; 7 1/4 x 9 3/4; 45 pages; Cover has light bumping an ru... View more info

Official World's Fair Pictures of a Century of Progress Exposition

By: Kaufmann & Fabry Co. (Official Photographers)

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Chicagob, Reuben H. Donnelley Corp.: 1933

Seller ID: 7608

ISBN: B000BMWYEW

Condition: Very Good


B&W Photographs; 10.80 X 9 X 0.30 inches; 61 pages; Stapled wraps has light rubbing/scuffing, sunning. Owner's name neatly written at top, August 1933. Lavishly illustrated with dozens of b/w photos. Some pages have sunning, foxing, closed tear and corner crinkle. 'A Century of Progress International Exposition' was the name of a World's Fair held in Chicago from 1933 to 1934, celebrating the city's centennial. The fair's theme was technological innovation. The fair's mo... View more info

Collecting Minerals In Michigan Pamphlet 4

By: Kelley, Robert W. and Harry J. Hardenberg

Price: $14.75

Publisher: Michigan Department of Conservation: 1962

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 5491

Condition: Very Good+


Softcover is stapled wraps. White paper with black lettering on cover. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. States published in April, 1962. Illustrated with b/w drawings and maps. Shows Copper Country Specimens; maps of Bedrock Geology in Michigan; Iron Country Specimens; Lower Peninsula Specimens; Fossil Specimens; further reading; Exhibits Open to the Public; Maps; inside back cover labeled 'notes'. Growing up in Michigan, spent many a summer vacation comb... View more info

Jamestown Rediscovery 1994--2004

By: Kelso, William M

Price: $31.25

Publisher: Richmond, VA, Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities: 2000

Seller ID: 8210

ISBN: 091756510X

Condition: As New


B & W and Color & maps; 8.90 X 6 X 0.50 inches; 217 pages; AUTHOR SIGNED ON TITLE PAGE. Soft cover has grey spine with white lettering on it. Slight rubbing to covers. Pages are clean and tight; appears to never have been read. Extensively illustrated with b/w and color photographs and drawings and maps. Jamestown Rediscovery 1994-2004" documents the discoveries of APVA's Jamestown Rediscovery archaeological team. Through text and full-color images, it illustrates th... View more info

Goodbye to Catholic Ireland How the Irish Lost the Civilization They Created

By: Kenny, Mary

Price: $9.25

Publisher: Springfield, IL, Templegate Pub: 2000

Seller ID: 5966

ISBN: 0872432459

Condition: Near Fine


Soft cover, heavy glazed paper. Gold lettering on white spine. Pages are clean and tight; appears almost as if unused. Sections are: the way we were; the way we changed; in their own words; sources; index. Contains brief reminiscences of growing up Catholic in Ireland by Pierce Brosnan, Edna O'Brien, A. J. F. (Tony) O'Reilly, John Banville, Lord Longford, Andrea Corr, Maeve Binchy, Pauline McLynn, Peter Sutherland and Austin Flannery. ; 0.9 x 8.9 x 6 Inches; 376 pages; ... View more info

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Autobiography of an Artist

By: Knight, Charles R. ; Foreword by Ray Harryhausen and Ray Bradbury

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor, Michigan, G.T. Labs: 2005

Seller ID: 98

ISBN: 096601068x

Condition: Near Fine


Soft cover has white lettering on blue spine. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Illustrated with b/w drawings. "When you see dinosaurs and their world, you almost certainly see them trhough his eyes...This previously unpublished autobiography will introduce you to his early years, his travels and accomplishments, and some of the amazing people who influenced him. " Introduction by William Stout. Bibliographic checklist. ; B&W Illustrations; 0.4 x 8... View more info

Fashion Through The Ages: Book #4 An Instant Picture Book Complete with Rub-Down Pictures in Full Colour

By: Knight, Dennis

Price: $22.75

Publisher: London, A Patterson Blick Publication: 1971

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 7101

ISBN: 0900862122

Condition: Near Fine


Patterson Blick Instant Picture Books Series; Color Illustrations; 8 1/4 x 6; 13 pages; Oblong shaped soft cover has light rubbing/scuffing, shelf wear, sunning. Few pages have some creasing. Color Illustrations throughout the booklet, bound into the middle are two pages of color transfer figures. Inside of front cover has place to list owner's name; it's blank. Drawings cover peoples of the ancient worlds, medieval Europe; Renaissance England; 17th/18th century France; ... View more info

The Uhle Pottery Collections From I C A: With Three Appendices By Max Uhle No. 3

By: Kroeber, A. L. and William Duncan Strong and Max Uhle

Price: $59.00

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, University of California Press: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1307

Condition: Very Good+


Cover is heavy, gray paper with black lettering on front. Pages are clean and tight; appearing unused. Pages 95-133. Illustrated with 17 b/w drawings/figures in text and 15 pages of b/w plates. Published on December 31, 1924. This voume covers the collection made for the U of Cal. By Dr. Max Uhle at Chincha in the coast of southern Peru. This is a record and interpretation of the discoveries of pottery made by him in the vicininty of Ica or Yea, the second coastal valley... View more info

The Jamestown Church

By: Lou Ann Meadows Ladin & Catherine Dean & Dia Idleman & Wayne Dementi & Gene Payne

Price: $10.75

Publisher: Richmond, VA, Dementi Milestone Publishing: 2007

Seller ID: 8626

ISBN: 0977315339

Condition: New


B & W and Color; 7 1/2 x 10; v, 88 pages; Soft cover has cream spine with black lettering. Slight rubbing, bumping, but is NEW. Pages are clean and tight. Extensively illustrated with color and b/w pictures. "When first established, the Jamestown Church was a center not only for the people of Jamestown, but also for those in the outlying plantations and communites that traveled to worship. In 1619 with the convening of the first legislative assembly, the role of this... View more info

Michigan State University Art Collection Selections from the Kresge Art Center Bulletin

By: Love, Paul, Ed.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: East Lansing, MI, No Publisher Listed.: 1974

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 2770

Condition: Near Fine


Pages are clean and tight. Lllustrated with dozens of b/w photos. Probably published by Michigan State University, but not specifically listed as such. Covers items from the ancient world, through the middle ages, renaissance, etc. Has statues, metalwork, ceramics, woodcarving, icons, paintings, and lithographs, to name a few of the essays. ; B&W Photographs; 5 1/2 x 8 1/4; 174 pages; Some sunning, foxing to ends of text block, and very faint shelf wear. View more info

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Saving Britain's Art Treasures

By: McCamley, Nick

Price: $24.75

Publisher: Barnsley, S. Yorkshire, UK, Pen and Sword/Leo Cooper: 2003

Seller ID: 5391

ISBN: 0850529182

Condition: New in Near Fine dust jacket


Hardcover is burgundy cloth with gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Illustrated with dozens of b/w photographs. Sections are: Inter-war Plans; Country Houses; British Museum; Victoria & Albert Museum; Westwood Quarry; National Gallery and Manod Quarry; Tate, Wallace and Imperial Museum; Public Record Office [PRO], Provincial Galleries and Eclesiastical Treasures; Conclusion; index. "With the Second World War looming and the awful ... View more info

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Saving Britain's Art Treasures

By: McCamley, Nick

Price: $12.25

Publisher: Barnsley, S. Yorkshire, UK, Pen and Sword/Leo Cooper: 2003

Seller ID: 8741

ISBN: 0850529182

Condition: New in Near Fine dust jacket


Hardcover is burgundy cloth with gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Illustrated with dozens of b/w photographs. Sections are: Inter-war Plans; Country Houses; British Museum; Victoria & Albert Museum; Westwood Quarry; National Gallery and Manod Quarry; Tate, Wallace and Imperial Museum; Public Record Office [PRO], Provincial Galleries and Eclesiastical Treasures; Conclusion; index. "With the Second World War looming and the awful ... View more info

Ancient Disease In The Midwest: Reports Of Investigations No. 15

By: Morse, Dan

Price: $28.75

Publisher: Springfield, IL, State of Illinois: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1322

Condition: Very Good+


True first edition. Softcover. Pages are clean and tight, really appears unused. First edition from 1969. The minimal wear on this book appears from just laying around and being moved on shelf, as if never opened. Illustrated with 36 b/w plates, plus b/w drawings and charts. The information covered in this book is from digs at the Dickson Mound excavation. Chapters are: Gross Pathology of Dried Bone; Classification of Ancient Disease; Trauma; Arthritis; Inflammation of B... View more info

American Journal Of Archaeology: October 2011, No. 4 The Journal of the Archaeological Institute of America

By: Norman, Naomi J. , editor In Chief

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Boston, Archaeological Institute of America: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7028

Condition: Near Fine


Vol. 115; B & W and color photographs, maps, and figures; 8 1/2 x 11 ; ix, 139+ pages; Softcover is white with grey lettering on cover and spine. 139+ pages, pages 495-646. Illustrated with 16 color photographs and dozens of b/w photographs, maps, and figures. Has 6 main articles by various authors: The Mycenaean Administration of Textile Production in the Palace of Knossos: Observations on the Lc (1) Textile Targets; Being Mycenaean: A view from the Periphery; Also 10 T... View more info

The Skeleton From Mesa House A Physical Investigation

By: Oetteking, Bruno

Price: $33.50

Publisher: Los Angeles, Southwest Museum: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1275

Condition: Near Fine


Cover is heavy, brown paper with black lettering on front. Illustrated with 20 b/w drawings and photos. Errata page tipped in. Published in November 1930. Dr. Oetteking was from Columbia University, and the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation, NYC. This is a detailed description of the skeleton found by Louis Schellbach 3rd in the spring of 1926. It is a fairly complete skeleton and that of a female. See #1272, the monograph which outlines the original discove... View more info

Klamath Childhood And Education No. 5

By: Pearsall, Marion

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, University of California Press: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1291

Condition: Very Good+


Cover is mottled light brown heavy paper with black lettering on front. Published on August 25, 1950. Pages are clean and tight. The Klamath are a tribe who reside in southern Oregon. Sections are: Birth and infancy; early childhood; late childhood; conclusion; works cited. ; Anthropological Records Series; Vol. 9; 8 1/2 x 11; 12 pages; Cover has edge wear, rubbing, bumping, sunning; bottom right corner has some creasing, cover and pages. View more info

Fauna Of The Caves Of Yucatan Introduction: #491

By: Pearse, A. S.

Price: $36.50

Publisher: NP, Carnegie Institution of Washington: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1367

Condition: Very Good+


Softcover. Original 1938 publication; 17 pages of the Introduction, #491. Cover is heavy taupe paper with black lettering. This copy contains pages 1-17, published 15 June 1938, as part of more extensive, very hard to find, volume. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with 8 text-figures. "The caves In...Yucatan are of particular interest because they played an important role in the development of Maya civilization...are many evidences of previous occupation of the... View more info

A Walk Through The Ages Chinese Archaic Art from the Sondra Landy Gross Collection: Hillwood Art Museum

By: Pegg, Richard A. , Ph. D.

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Brookville, NY, Hillwood Art Museum: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2466

ISBN: 0974556114

Condition: New


Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book; still in the publisher's shrinkwrap. Lavishly illustrated with dozens of color photos and b/w drawings, and figures. This is the catalogue to an exhibition of the same name. "The objects in this collection exemplify a variety of styles and media that allow for exploration of traditional Chinese art, its sources and craftmanship...is especially rich in bronze and jade works of the Shang, Eastern Zhou and Han Dynasties...&... View more info

Primitive Education In North America No. 1

By: Pettitt, George A.

Price: $25.50

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, University of California Press: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1266

Condition: Near Fine


Cover is grey with black lettering on front spine. Pages are clean and tight. Some of the chapters are: Discipline; Role of Mother's Brother; Educational Function of Personal Names; Vision Quest and the Guardian Spirit; Storytelling Art: etc. ; University of California Publications in American Archaeology and Ethnology Series; Vol. 43; 6 3/4 x 10 1/4; 182 pages; Cover has edge wear, bumping, sunning. View more info

The Business Of Bookbinding

By: Philip, Alex J.

Price: $105.50

Publisher: London, Stanley Paul, London: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7912

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; 5 1/4 x 7 1/4; viii, 223 pages; Red cloth hard cover has faded gold lettering on spine. Cover has sunning, bumping, rubbing, some stains. The true first edition from 1912. Front end page has tidy notation as to when and where acquired in 1995, plus pencil numbers. Sides of text block have some staining/marks. Overall, pages are clean and tight. Bound in are 4 pages, with folds, of cover samples, some cloth, some leather. Where the samples were glued to... View more info