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Wings Over Illinois

By: Abney, Arthur E.

Price: $37.75

Publisher: Carbondale, IL, Southern Illinois University Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6652

ISBN: 0809327686

Condition: Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket


Hard cover is black with gold lettering on spine. Except for first 14 leaves, pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Illustrated with 8 b/w photographs. Foreword by David NewMyer. "...is a thoughtful look back at a wonderful career in aviation spanning World War II, the postwar period...worked with American Airlines...has accompanied hiw own memoir with colorful hangar stories {end of day flight tales told in the hangar}...." ; B&W Illustrations; 0.9 x ... View more info

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The Language of Winnicott A Dictionary and Guide to Understanding His Work

By: Abram, Jan

Price: $62.50

Publisher: Northvale, NJ, Jason Aronson Inc.: 1996

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 8660

ISBN: 1568217005

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Hard cover is black with gold lettering on spine. Black end papers. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Bibliography compiled by Harry Karnac. "Winnicott [Donald Woods Winnicott, 1896–1971] has profoundly influenced contemporary psychology, psychotherapy, and psychoanalysis. His 600+ papers offer a unique compass to the psychotherapeutic process and child development. However, Winnicott's sometimes elliptical and metaphoric use of language can make his... View more info

Rider With Destiny: George Washington

By: Aikman, Lonnelle

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Mclean, VA, Link Press, Publishers: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4306

ISBN: 0912991011

Condition: Very Good+


Softcover is heavy cardboard; black ground with gold lettering on front and spine. Blue monochrome endpapers. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with dozens of b/w drawings and photographs. Sections are: Behind Myth and Monument; a Capital is Born; "My Own Vine and Fig Tree"; bibliography; index. Oversized, 3#. ; B & W illustrations; 9 x 12; 173 pages; Cover has shelf wear, light rubbing/scuffing, bumping and some minor, shallow scratches towards the bottom o... View more info

Slate Belt Bicentennial Heritage

By: Albert M. Toth, Coordinator

Price: $19.75

Publisher: No Place, Self-published: 1976

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 7980

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations & Maps; 6 1/4 x 9 1/4; 263 pages; Hard cover is white, with plain spine. Covers have light sunning and shelf wear. Bottom corner on 2 leaves have dog ears. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Illustrated with 100+ B/W photographs and maps. "Northampton County is included in the Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is also included in the New York-Newark, NY-NJ-CT-PA Combined Statistical Area. Its northe... View more info

Live Albom The Best of Detroit Free Press Sports Columnist Mitch Albom

By: Albom, Mitch

Price: $12.75

Publisher: Detroit, MI, Detroit Free Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 9068

ISBN: 0937247065

Condition: Near Fine


8.80 X 5.60 X 1.10 inches; 294 pages; AUTHOR SIGNED AND INSCRIBED MERRY XMAS! ! ENJOY---. Soft cover has grey spine with white lettering. Signed by author on half title page "Merry X-mas! Enjoy--Mitch Albom". Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Albom rose to fame here, in Detroit, with his award winning columns. I always look forward to reading them in the Detroit Free Press. "During his years in Detroit he became one of the most award-winning sp... View more info

Conquest Of Coomassie; An Epic Of The Mashanti Nation

By: Aldebaran

Price: $295.75

Publisher: Los Angeles, Worth While Publishing Company/Coomassie Pulishing Co. , California: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 108

Condition: Very Good


Hard cover is light tan colored with dark brown lettering on front. Overall, pages are clean and tight; stitched binding. Extremely scarce book. Frontispiece is a b/w photograph of the author, 'Aldebaran,' probably a psuedonym. Illustrated with 9, tissued protected b/w drawings. Book is written as poetry, with 5 cantos. On the title page is a sticker, with 'Coomassie Publishing Co. , Los Angeles, Calif. , U. S. A. ' on it. "Against the glorious background of culture,... View more info

Playin' Cowboy The Coontail Blue and Other Horse Tales

By: Alexander, Richard D.

Price: $37.75

Publisher: Manchester, MI, Woodlane Farm Books: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7379

ISBN: 0971231443

Condition: New in New dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 9 x 11 x 1 1/4; xii, 321 pages; SIGNED BY AUTHOR/ILLUSTRATOR ON TITLE PAGE. Blue hardcover has gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight. DJ has faint rubbing; in a mylar cover. Extensively illustrated by the author with charming b/w drawings from many disciplines of riding. "...lifetime accumulation of stories, essays, verses, songs and drawings...There are serious and sad stories that may elicit a tear, light-hearted ones likely to make ... View more info

Mr. & Mrs. Hockey: Signed Copy A Tribute to the Sport's Greatest Couple

By: Allen, Kevin

Price: $16.75

Publisher: Wayne, MI, Immortal Investments Publishing: 2004

Seller ID: 8575

ISBN: 0972363718

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


SIGNED BY MR. & MRS. GORDIE HOWE, with an inscription. Hard cover is red with gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight. Extensively illustrated with dozens of color and b/w photographs. Foreword by Mike & Marian Ilitch, the longtime owners of the Detroit Red Wings [although not during the Howe era]. Howe is such an institution, a true 'Living Legend' in Detroit, that the name 'Mr. Hockey' is copyrighted. When Howe played for the Red Wings, it was at the now lev... View more info

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What It Means to Be a Red Wing Detroit's Greatest Players Talk about Detroit Hockey

By: Allen, Kevin & Art Regner & Steve Yzerman

Price: $63.75

Publisher: Chicago, Triumph Books: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8068

ISBN: 1572438851

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Photographs; 9.20 X 8.50 X 1.30 inches; xiv, 322 pages; INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY AUTHOR ART REGNER opposite title page. Ard cover is glazed boards. White spine with red lettering. Pages are clean and tight. This is a NEW book. DJ has slight rubbing; in a mylar cover. Illutrated with b/w photographs. "The Detroit Red Wings first reached prominence in the mid-1930s, winning 2 straight Stanley Cups to establish themselves as the elite NHL franchise of the era...The R... View more info

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Of a Place and a Time Remembering Lancaster

By: Altick, Richard Daniel

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Hamden, CT, Archon Books: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7677

ISBN: 0208023216

Condition: Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket


8.86 X 5.84 X 0.84 inches; viii, 199 pages; Hard cover is rust colored with gold lettering on spine. Previous owner's name on front end paper. Pages are clean and tight. DJ has light rubbing/scuffing/bumping. "The setting is Lancaster, Pennsylvania, the small and 'typical' city where Altick grew up between the world wars. Trains stopped there, Hamilton Watch Company produced fine craftsmanship; rich farmland [sic, farmed, in large part, by the Amish and Mennonite] su... View more info

The Book of Buffalo Pottery

By: Altman, Violet and Seymour

Price: $21.25

Publisher: New York, Bonanza Books, New York: 1969

Seller ID: 113

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Hard cover is orange with gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight. Exhaustively illustrated with over 400 color and b/w photographs. Some of the sections are: Larkin Company; Blue Willow and Gaudy Willow; Pitchers and Jugs; Deldare Ware; Abino Ware; glossary; bibliography; index. Oversized, 4#. ; Photographs; 8 3/4 x 11 1/4; 192 pages; Hardcover has light shelf wear, rubbing, bumping. DJ has bumping, rubbing/scuffing, bumping; in a mylar cover. View more info

Lennon: What Happened!

By: Ampolsk, B. R. , B. Schofield and Chris Rowley

Price: $11.75

Publisher: U S A, Sunshine Publications, Inc.: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9089

ISBN: 0895962969

Condition: Very Good


Softcover biography. Inside of front cover printed with what Yoko Ono told their son, Sean Lennon, after his father, John Lennon, was shot. Inside of back cover has b/w photo of John and Yoko together. Overall pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with 20+ b/w photographs. Edited by Timothy Green Beckley. Stated first printing on copyright page. The stor of John Lennon and his murder, outside his New York City, residence, in December of 1980. Rushed to print right after... View more info

A History of Their Own Women in Europe From Prehistory to the Present: Volume II

By: ANDERSON, Bonnie S. & Judith P. Zinsser

Price: $13.75

Publisher: New York, Harper: 1989

Seller ID: 8668

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; 6 1/4 x 9 1/4 x 1 1/2; xix, 572 pages; Soft cover has cream colored spine with black writing on it. Covers have slight rubbing, bumping, scuffing. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Illustrated with b/w photographs. "Women's history from prehistoric times to the present, focusing on the developments, achievements, and changes in women's roles in society, organized within a loose chronology with chapters focusing on women's place and f... View more info

Martin Ramirez.

By: ANDERSON, Brooke Davis.

Price: $41.25

Publisher: Seattle, WA, Marquand Books and the American Folk Art Museum: 2007

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 8349

ISBN: 0977802817

Condition: Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket


Exhbition Catalogue Series; Color Illustrations; 9 1/4 x 12 1/4; 192 pages; Hard cover is black cloth with silver lettering on front and spine. Slight bumping; gift inscription on front end paper. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. DJ has slight rubbing, is double-sided; in a mylar cover. Exhaustively illustrated with color pictures. Essays by 6 authors. Chronology; checklist of exhibition; bibliography; about author and contributors; index. Exhibiton prese... View more info

The Flemish Merchant of Venice Daniel Nijs and the Sale of the Gonzaga Art Collection

By: Anderson, Christina

Price: $27.25

Publisher: New Haven, CT, Yale University Press: 2015

Seller ID: 9766

ISBN: 0300209681

Condition: New in New dust jacket


Maps & color illustrations; viii, 264 pages; Hard bound is black with silver lettering on spine. This is a NEW book. DJ. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with 51 color and b/w pictures, plus a family tree of the Nijs family. "During the years 1627 and 1628, Charles I of England purchased the cream of the Gonzaga art collection, belonging to the dukes of Mantua, in what would become the greatest art deal of the 17th century. Among the treasures sold were ancient... View more info

The Flemish Merchant of Venice Daniel Nijs and the Sale of the Gonzaga Art Collection

By: Anderson, Christina

Price: $27.25

Publisher: New Haven, CT, Yale University Press: 2015

Seller ID: 9767

ISBN: 0300209681

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Maps & color illustrations; viii, 264 pages; Hard bound is black with silver lettering on spine. This is a NEW book. DJ. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with 51 color and b/w pictures, plus a family tree of the Nijs family. "During the years 1627 and 1628, Charles I of England purchased the cream of the Gonzaga art collection, belonging to the dukes of Mantua, in what would become the greatest art deal of the 17th century. Among the treasures sold were ancient... View more info

The Flemish Merchant of Venice Daniel Nijs and the Sale of the Gonzaga Art Collection

By: Anderson, Christina

Price: $27.25

Publisher: New Haven, CT, Yale University Press: 2015

Seller ID: 9768

ISBN: 0300209681

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Maps & color illustrations; viii, 264 pages; Hard bound is black with silver lettering on spine. This is a NEW book. DJ. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with 51 color and b/w pictures, plus a family tree of the Nijs family. "During the years 1627 and 1628, Charles I of England purchased the cream of the Gonzaga art collection, belonging to the dukes of Mantua, in what would become the greatest art deal of the 17th century. Among the treasures sold were ancient... View more info

BRYGGEN THE HANSEATIC SETTLEMENT IN BERGAN

By: Andersson, Espen & Secretan, Val

Price: $35.50

Publisher: Bergen, Publisher Not Specified: 1982

Seller ID: 8467

ISBN: 8299079438

Condition: As New


B&W Illustrations; 9 1/4 x 10 1/2; 108 pages; Hard cover has white and brown spine with black lettering. Very slight bumping. Pages are clean and tight. Book appears as if unused; gift quality. Illustrated with 78 b/w pictures. This is the first English edition. "Bryggen, the old wharf of Bergen, is a reminder of the town’s importance as part of the Hanseatic League’s trading empire from the 14th to the mid-16th century. Many fires, the last in 1955, have ravaged... View more info

Out Of The Mist

By: Arnett, Jean

Price: $9.25

Publisher: Detroit, MI, Dramar Publishing Co.: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4411

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Hardcover is dark blue with silver lettering on front and spine. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with 9 b/w photographs. Would appear to be a collection of essays, poems, and so forth by a journalist, including travels and personal interactions with the countries, landscapes and individuals encountered. Stated first printing, November 1961.; B & W photographs; 5 3/4 x 8 3/4; 139 pages; Cover has some shelf wear, bumping, rubbing/scuffing; tidily written gift inscr... View more info

Voices Of American Homemakers [national Extension Homemakers Edition] An Oral History Project of the National Extension Homemakers Council

By: Arnold, Eleanor, editor and Project Director

Price: $9.25

Publisher: No Place, National Extension Homemakers Council: 1985

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 6909

Condition: Very Good


Softcover is heavy textured paper. Cream spine with black lettering. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Illustrated with b/w photographs. This is an oral history project on the occasion of the Council's 50th anniversary. "...tell of their lives as children and women, mainly in the era from about 1890 to 1940, a time of busy, industrious, small communities and rural areas...." for this project 219 people were interviewed, ranging in age from 27 to 10... View more info