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Price Guide And Bibliographic Checklist For Children's & Illustrated Books For The Years 1880-1970: 2004 Edition

By: Baumgarten, E. Lee

Price: $53.50

Publisher: Martinsburg, WV, E. Lee Baumgarten Books: 2003

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 5715

ISBN: 0964728575

Condition: New


Soft cover is heavy, glazed paper. White with black lettering on front and back; turquoise lettering and picture on front. This is the final, and fully expanded, edition by the expert, Baumgarten, in the field. Book is divided into several sections, each with its own page count. New for this edition: original DJ prices for many American books published after 1934. Expanded date range, up from 1960, now to 1970, which adds another 3446 titles. Updated market values. Updat... View more info

Horses I Have Known

By: Beazley, William O. "doc"

Price: $52.50

Publisher: Abilene, TX, Hardin-Simmons University Press: 1985

Seller ID: 4861

ISBN: 0910075034

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Dark blue hardcover is leather look with gold lettering on spine. Stitched binding; pages are clean and tight; appears almost as if unused. Illustrated with 22 b/w photographs. "A Virginian who came to the great western plains and became enmeshed in its lore and life, Beazley brings the gentle insights of a true horseman.....to the rough and ready traditions of the western frontier.....From the cowboy reunions in West Texas towns to Presidential inaugurations....from... View more info

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The Heebie-Jeebies at CBGB's A Secret History of Jewish Punk

By: Beeber, Steven Lee

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Chicago, Chicago Review Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9503

ISBN: 155652613X

Condition: New in New dust jacket


B&W Photographs; 8.90 X 6.20 X 1.10 inches; xii, 259 pages; Hard cover is black with red lettering on spine. DJ. This is a NEW book. "Based in part on the recent interviews with more than 125 people —among them Tommy Ramone, Chris Stein (Blondie) , Lenny Kaye (Patti Smith Group) , Hilly Kristal (CBGBs owner) , and John Zorn—this book focuses on punk’s beginnings in New York City to show that punk was the most Jewish of rock movements, in both makeup and attitud... View more info

BREATH ESCAPING ENVELOPES Letters and Photographs from the Grand Traverse Bay Region, 1875-1905

By: Beeby, Betty; Edited by Mary Frey

Price: $22.25

Publisher: Eastport, MI, Pearl Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 216

ISBN: 0967452511

Condition: Near Fine


Soft cover is heavy, glazed paper. Black spine with white lettering. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Includes a laid in 'errata' page, at the back. Extensively illustrated with dozens of b/w photographs, drawings and seven maps. The Grand Traverse Bay region is a nationally reknown area; for its beauty, history, natural history, food and seemingly endless charm; sitting at the top of the Michigan's lower peninsula. "Nationally known artist Betty Beeb... View more info

Dressage For The 21st Century: Special Signed, Numbered, Limited Edition

By: Belasik, Paul

Price: $105.00

Publisher: Paul Belasik: 2009

Seller ID: 6695

Condition: New in New dust jacket


THIS IS A SPECIAL, LIMITED, NUMBERED [1030 COPIES], SIGNED EDITION. SIGNED AND NUMBERED ON THE FRONT END PAPER. Cover is green with gold lettering on spine. DJ is in a mylar cover. Edited by Martin Diggle. Green endpapers. Stitched binding. Pages are clean and tight. Lavishly illustrated with dozens of color photos and b/w drawings. Paul is an exceptional writer, trainer and rider. The cover shows him doing the levade--had the opportunity to see him do it in person, abou... View more info

Dressage For The 21st Century: Special Signed, Numbered, Limited Edition

By: Belasik, Paul

Price: $105.00

Publisher: Paul Belasik: 2009

Seller ID: 7117

Condition: New in New dust jacket


THIS IS A SPECIAL, LIMITED, NUMBERED [1030 COPIES], SIGNED EDITION. SIGNED AND NUMBERED ON THE FRONT END PAPER. Cover is green with gold lettering on spine. DJ is in a mylar cover. Edited by Martin Diggle. Green endpapers. Stitched binding. Pages are clean and tight. Lavishly illustrated with dozens of color photos and b/w drawings. Paul is an exceptional writer, trainer and rider. The cover shows him doing the levade--had the opportunity to see him do it in person, abou... View more info

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Riding Towards The Light An Apprenticeship in the Art of Dressage Riding

By: Belasik, Paul

Price: $72.75

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen & Co. , Ltd.: 1997

Seller ID: 7952

ISBN: 0851315097

Condition: New


Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with b/w drawings. Foreword by Erik Herbermann. The first book written by Belasik. Belasik is a wonderful writer, really pulling together aspects of the various dressage schools and making sense of seemingly disparate methods. Also an excellent clinician. The chapter where he talks about training with the late Portugese Master Nuno Oliveira is an absolute treasure. ; B&W Illustrations; 6 x 9 1/4; 128 pages; Very slight edge wear. View more info

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Riding Towards The Light An Apprenticeship in the Art of Dressage Riding

By: Belasik, Paul

Price: $72.75

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen & Co. , Ltd.: 1997

Seller ID: 7957

ISBN: 0851315097

Condition: New


Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with b/w drawings. Foreword by Erik Herbermann. The first book written by Belasik. Belasik is a wonderful writer, really pulling together aspects of the various dressage schools and making sense of seemingly disparate methods. Also an excellent clinician. The chapter where he talks about training with the late Portugese Master Nuno Oliveira is an absolute treasure. ; B&W Illustrations; 6 x 9 1/4; 128 pages; Very slight edge wear. View more info

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The Essential Paul Belasik Riding Towards the Light; Exploring Dressage Technique; the Songs of Horses

By: Belasik, Paul

Price: $127.50

Publisher: North Pomfret, VT, Trafalgar Square Publishing: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8304

ISBN: 1570762120

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Inscribed on front end paper "TO ANNE, BEST WISHES, PAUL BELASICK". Cover is green with gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight, DJ in mylar cover. This is the first compilation of Paul's original three books, now bound together as one title. For anyone who rides dressage, wanting to know why, and how, and how to do it better, what should it feel like and look like, this is absolutely the most perfect book. In these three titles Paul takes you along on... View more info

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The Essential Paul Belasik Riding Towards the Light; Exploring Dressage Technique; the Songs of Horses

By: Belasik, Paul

Price: $105.25

Publisher: North Pomfret, VT, Trafalgar Square Publishing: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8094

ISBN: 1570762120

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Cover is green with gold lettering on spine. Very faint shelf wear; DJ in a mylar cover. Pages are clean and tight . This is the first compilation of Paul's original three books, now bound together as one title. For anyone who rides dressage, wanting to know why, and how, and how to do it better, what should it feel like and look like, this is absolutely the most perfect book. In these three titles Paul takes you along on his journey, training with modern masters, readin... View more info

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Nature, Nurture and Horses A Journal of Four Dressage Horses in Training from Birth through the First Year of Training

By: Belasik, Paul

Price: $22.50

Publisher: North Pomfret, VT, Trafalgar Square Books: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9760

ISBN: 1570765316

Condition: New in New dust jacket


Color Photographs; 10 1/4 x 8 3/4; x, 150 pages; Oblong shaped hard cover is glazed boards. DJ. Lavishly illustrated with dozens of color photographs. Paul is an amazing rider and trainer, a real 'modern master'. Follow along as four young horses ... Begin their training for future careers as sport horses, well schooled in the art of classical dressage ... Rider, trainer, author and equestrian philosopher Paul Belasik shares the daily schedule, weekly events, and his own... View more info

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Nature, Nurture and Horses A Journal of Four Dressage Horses in Training from Birth through the First Year of Training

By: Belasik, Paul

Price: $22.50

Publisher: North Pomfret, VT, Trafalgar Square Books: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9761

ISBN: 1570765316

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Color Photographs; 10 1/4 x 8 3/4; x, 150 pages; Oblong shaped hard cover is glazed boards. DJ. Lavishly illustrated with dozens of color photographs. Paul is an amazing rider and trainer, a real 'modern master'. Follow along as four young horses ... Begin their training for future careers as sport horses, well schooled in the art of classical dressage ... Rider, trainer, author and equestrian philosopher Paul Belasik shares the daily schedule, weekly events, and his own... View more info

Egon Schiele 1890-1918, Watercolors And Drawings, Memorial Exhibition: October 31 - December 14, 1968

By: Benesch, Otto, Introduction

Price: $18.25

Publisher: New York, The Galerie St. Etienne, 24 West 57: 1968

Seller ID: 6075

Condition: Very Good


Soft cover is heavy, glazed paper. Spine has black lettering on white. Otto Benesch wrote the introduction to the original guide, 1948. Otto Kallir wrote another introduction for this, the 1968 memorial guide. Besides the unnumbered pages of both introductions, there is a two page, alas very brief chronology of this too short lived artist [who died of the 1918 influenza pandemic], and at the back, a two page index, in chronological order, of the catalogue of works. Exten... View more info

Wifredo And Helena My Life with Wifredo Lam, 1939-1950

By: Benitez, Helena

Price: $39.75

Publisher: Lausanne, Switzerland, Acatos: 2000

Seller ID: 9146

ISBN: 2940033579

Condition: New in New dust jacket


Color & b/w illustrations; 9.45 X 6.77 X 0.94 inches; 204 pages; Hardcover with DJ, white with black lettering on spine. NEW, in publisher's shrinkwrap. Illustrated with ca. 100 b/w and color pictures. 'Wifredo Óscar de la Concepción Lam y Castilla ( 1902 – 1982) , better known as Wifredo Lam, was a Cuban artist who sought to portray and revive the enduring Afro-Cuban spirit and culture. Inspired by and in contact with some of the most renowned artists of the 20th ce... View more info

Wifredo And Helena My Life with Wifredo Lam, 1939-1950

By: Benitez, Helena

Price: $39.75

Publisher: Lausanne, Switzerland, Acatos: 2000

Seller ID: 9147

ISBN: 2940033579

Condition: New in New dust jacket


Color & b/w illustrations; 9.45 X 6.77 X 0.94 inches; 204 pages; Hardcover with DJ, white with black lettering on spine. NEW, in publisher's shrinkwrap. Illustrated with ca. 100 b/w and color pictures. 'Wifredo Óscar de la Concepción Lam y Castilla ( 1902 – 1982) , better known as Wifredo Lam, was a Cuban artist who sought to portray and revive the enduring Afro-Cuban spirit and culture. Inspired by and in contact with some of the most renowned artists of the 20th ce... View more info

Integrity In a Changing World

By: Bennett, Charles O.

Price: $14.75

Publisher: Chicago, Audit Bureau of Circulation: 1989

Seller ID: 6793

ISBN: 0916371107

Condition: Near Fine


Hard cover is brown with white lettering on front and spine. Pages are clean and tight; book appears as if unused. Laid in card from the Audit Bureau, recognizing its 75th anniversary. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Some of the chapters are: Publishers: Eager to Get Aboard, But Question New Standards; Newspapers: Big, Complex, Blustery, Deeply Supportive; Business Publications: Paid vs. Free Distribution Issues Leads to Continuing Controversy; Farm Publications: ABC a... View more info

American Polo.

By: BENT, Newell

Price: $52.75

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9916

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 6 1/2 x9 3/4; xxix, 407 pages; Hard cover has green cloth with gold lettering on spine. Some sunning, bumping, rubbing, shelf wear and faint white marks on covers. No DJ. Light foxing to end papers. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. . Lavishly illustrated with dozens of b/w photographs. Gives a history of this ancient game, it's history in USA to 1929, information about some specific polo clubs, handicap system, famous polo players, appe... View more info

Bentley Historical Library: Its Purpose And History: Issued On The Occasion Of The Dedication Of The Addition To The Building October 2004

By: Bentley Historical Library

Price: $26.50

Publisher: Ann Arbor, Michigan, University of Michigan: 2004

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 7613

Condition: Near Fine


B & W and Color; 8 1/2 x 11; 54 pages; Stapled wraps. Slight bumping and rubbing to soft covers, shallow upper crease on back cover. Illustrated with mostly b/w photographs, a few color ones, some charts and graphs. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. Laid in is Spring 2004 issue of 'The Bentley Historical Library' quarterly. Very nice and clean copy. "The Bentley Historical Library houses the Michigan Historical Collections, which documents the history ... View more info

The Story of the Gypsies [Reprint of Cosmopolitan Book Company 1928 Edition]

By: Bercovici, Konrad

Price: $26.50

Publisher: Detroit, MI, Gale Research Co: 1974

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 99

ISBN: 0810340429

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Hard cover is dark blue with gold lettering on spine. Pages are fine; appears as if unused. Has 4 b/w illustrations. Originally published by the Cosmopolitan Book Company, of New York, in 1928. Has sections on Macedonian, Roumanian, Hungarian, French, Spanish, German, Russian, English, Nordic and American gypsies. ; B&W Illustrations; 5 3/4 x 8 3/4; 294 pages; Hardcover has light shelf wear, bumping, 1 1/4 x 4" lightly faded rectangle at bottom front cover. No DJ. View more info

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Growing Up American Immigrant Children in America Then and Now

By: Berrol, Selma Cantor

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Twayne Publishers: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8290

ISBN: 0805741046

Condition: Near Fine


9.20 X 6 X 0.50 inches; xiii, 132 pages; Soft cover has rust colored spine with white lettering. Slight rubbing/scuffing to covers. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unread. "The child of Italian parents growing up at the turn of the century in New York City and the child of Mexican parents growing up today in Los Angeles likely share much in common. To suffer the loss of a familiar place, to feel like an outsider in a new one, to be torn between the cultural ... View more info