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Ann Arbor's First Lady Events in the Life of Ann I. Allen

By: Bidlack, Russell E.

Price: $16.75

Publisher: [ann Arbor, Mi], University of Michigan/Bentley Historical Library: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7928

ISBN: 0966820509

Condition: Very Good


Michigan Series; Ex-Library; B&W Illustrations; 6 X 9; vii, 118 pages; AUTHOR SIGNED AND INSCRIBED, DATED NOVEMBER 4, 1998. Soft cover has few ex-libary marks on it. Shelf number taped to spine, rubber stamp marking inside front cover; pocket at back of book, nothing more. Soft cover has light shelf wear, rubbing, scuffing. Pages are clean and tight. Laid in is an article from the Ann Arbor News, dated November 3, 1998, about this book. Illustrated with b/w photographs. ... View more info

Historic Silver Of The Colonies And Its Makers

By: Bigelow, Francis Hill

Price: $24.25

Publisher: New York, Tudor Pub. Co: 1948

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 9712

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 7.40 X 5.10 X 0.80 inches; xxiv, 476 pages; Hard cover is blue cloth with silver lettering on spine. Light rubbing, bumping, scuffing and sunning to boards. Missing DJ. Pages are clean and tight. A reprint of the original 1917 edition. Lavishly illustrated with 325 b/w photographs. Bibliography; index. This massive biographical dictionary offers the most thorough study of a group of early American craftsmen published to date. It contains biographies of... View more info

In One Arena Top Dressage Experts Share Their Knowledge through the Levels

By: Biggs, Sharon

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Boonsboro, MD, Half Halt Press, Inc.: 2001

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 3809

ISBN: 093948160X

Condition: New in New dust jacket


Cover is black boards with copper lettering on spine. DJ in a mylar cover. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Illustrated with photographs, mostly color, of the experts. Sections are: Dressage Horse; Rider; Competing; Tips on Riding Gaits, Paces, and Movements; Source Guide. A veritable Who's Who of top ranked international riders, trainers and researchers. ; Photographs; 8 3/4 x 9 3/4; 180 pages View more info

Mining Camp Days

By: Billeb, Emil W.

Price: $27.25

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, Howell-North Books: 1968

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 8512

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


9 X 6 X 1 inches; vii, 229 pages; Hard cover is orange with black lettering on front and spine. Light bumping to boards and some foxing spots on top and side of textblock. DJ has light rubbing, scuffing, sunning, shelf wear, front flap is price clipped; in a mylar cover. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. Lavishly illustrated with 203 b/w photographs, from the author's collection, as well as a b/w map showing the camps along the California and Nevada border... View more info

The Shadow of the Guillotine Britain and the French Revolution

By: Bindman, David; Contributors Aileen Dawson and Mark Jones

Price: $49.50

Publisher: No Place, Published for the Trustees of the British Museum: 1989

Seller ID: 184

ISBN: 0714116378

Condition: Very Good+


Softcover is heavy, glazed, purple paper with white lettering on the front and a white spine with black lettering. Pages are clean and tight. This is an exhibition catalogue. Lavishly illustrated with 200 b/w pictures, and 8 color plates. Sections: Before the Revolution; the first year of liberty: Bastille to Federation; the collapse of the French monarchy; the first year of equality, September 1792- June 1793; the second year of equality: France under the guillotine, Ju... View more info

Detroit is My Own Home Town Signed Copy

By: Bingay, Malcolm W.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: The Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7113

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. Hardcover is green with gold lettering on front and spine. Overall, pages are clean and tight, but does show signs of careful use. Deckled edges to pages. Illustrated with 33 b/w photographs. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on the extra title page, where it states 'limited and signed'. Copyright page states 'first edition.' "...Bingay was hired as the managing editor of the Detroit Free Press, a post he held for years. While managing editor, Bingay masterm... View more info

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Paul Brown Master of Equine Art

By: Biscotti, M. L.

Price: $21.25

Publisher: Lanham, MD, Derrydale Press: 2010

Seller ID: 9811

ISBN: 1564162095

Condition: New


B & W and Color; 7 x 10; x, 147 pages; Soft cover has a white spine with brown lettering. NEW book. Illustrated with 13 color and many b/w pictures. Paul Desmond Brown (1893-1958) was an American illustrator who specialized in equestrian subjects. He was one of the most popular equine, animal illustrators of the 20th century. 3 appendices; bibliography; list of books written or illustrated by Brown. View more info

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Paul Brown Master of Equine Art

By: Biscotti, M. L.

Price: $21.25

Publisher: Lanham, MD, Derrydale Press: 2010

Seller ID: 9812

ISBN: 1564162095

Condition: New


B & W and Color; 7 x 10; x, 147 pages; Soft cover has a white spine with brown lettering. NEW book. Illustrated with 13 color and many b/w pictures. Paul Desmond Brown (1893-1958) was an American illustrator who specialized in equestrian subjects. He was one of the most popular equine, animal illustrators of the 20th century. 3 appendices; bibliography; list of books written or illustrated by Brown. View more info

The Borden Limner and His contemporaries An Exhibition, The University of Michigan Museum of Art, November 14, 1976-January 16, 1977

By: Bishop, Robert Charles

Price: $18.50

Publisher: No Place, Michigan Council for the Arts]: 1975

Seller ID: 88

Condition: Very Good


Soft cover is heavy, glazed paper. White lettering on spine and front. Oblong shaped. Pages are clean and tight. Copyright stated 1975. Extensively illustrated with 60 b/w photographs, color frontispiece, 12 b/w figures. Bibliography. "The Borden Limner was the name first coined for the artist who painted the portraits of Captain Daniel Borden and his wife Mary B. Jenney, of New Bedford, MA (Collection of New Bedford Whaling Museum, New Bedford, MA). This was the sub... View more info

Building an Antislavery Wall Black Americans in the Atlantic Abolitionist Movement, 1830-1860

By: Blackett, R. J. M.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Ithaca, NY, Cornell Univ Press: 1989

Seller ID: 7933

ISBN: 0801496241

Condition: Very Good


8.40 X 5.60 X 0.60 inches; xiii, 237 pages; Soft cover has light rubbing/bumping. Many pages have extensive underlining..spine is tight. Appendix; Bibliography; Index. View more info

Anthony Van Dyck

By: Blake, R. & Illustrated

Price: $16.50

Publisher: London, Constable: 1999

Seller ID: 9790

ISBN: 009479720X

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


B & W and Color; 9.30 X 6 X 1.50 inches; xii, 435 pages; Hard cover is blue cloth with gold lettering on spine. Light bumping to boards. Pages are clean and tight. DJ has light rubbing, bumping. Illustrated with 62 color and b/w photos of some of Van Dyck's magnificent works. A student of Rubens, in Antwerp, Van Dyck [1599-1641] was famed for his portraits but less well known as a brilliant and innovative religious and narrative painter. His life was cut short, by illnes... View more info

Anthony Van Dyck A Life 1599-1641

By: Blake, Robin

Price: $19.95

Publisher: London, Constable & Company Ltd.: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5733

ISBN: 009479720X

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Cover is dark blue with silver lettering on spine. Blue endpapes. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Illustrated with 62 b/w photographs. "This new biography re-evaluates the man not only as a remarkably individual portratist, but as a fully rounded Baroque artist of memorable power...an engrossing account of the public and private life of an unusually driven genius [who started as an apprentice to Sir Peter Paul Reubens]...keeping up a punishing work-rat... View more info

Lake Lover's Year A Writer Learns to Paint

By: Blocksma, Mary

Price: $36.75

Publisher: Bay City, MI, Beaver Island Arts: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7155

ISBN: 0970857500

Condition: Near Fine


Color Illustrations; 9 X 6.10 X 0.50 inches; 144 pages; SIGNED AND INSCRIBED ON TITLE PAGE BY AUTHOR. Soft cover has minor shelf wear and rubbing. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Red spine with white lettering. Signed '? ? Jan---Best Wishes on printing your new book! Mary Blocksma'. Over 100 watercolor paintings of the Great Lakes by the author/artist. Paintings and journal entries cover locations from the northern tip of the lower peninsula of Michigan,... View more info

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I Was Born In A Siberian Prison

By: Blum, Bernard

Price: $23.25

Publisher: Gaithersburg, MD, Flower Valley Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6630

ISBN: 1886388067

Condition: Very Good+


Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Published in 1997. In 1897 Mordecai Goldberg, the son of a Jewish grocer, was arrested on trumped up charges of counterfeiting and sent to Siberia. His wife and baby girl accompanied him. While there they had another child, Niutka, the mother of the author. Afterwards, Mordecai managed to escape, eventually emigrating to Israel and starting a new life, while his first family remained in Siberia, facing extraordinary hardship... View more info

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Roots of Rabbinic Judaism An Intellectural History, from Ezekiel to Daniel

By: Boccaccini, Gabriele

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Grand Rapids Michigan, Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company: 2002

Seller ID: 6090

ISBN: 0802843611

Condition: Very Good-


Soft cover is heavy, glazed paper. Spine is brown and tan with white and tan lettering. Pages are tight. Includes a list of abbreviations. Sections are: Intellectual Quest of Rabbinic Origins and Roots; Rise of Zadokite Judaism; Zadokite Judaism and Its Opponents; Rapprochement Between Zadokite and Sapiential Judaism; Daniel: A Third Way between Zadokite and Enochic Judaism; summary and conclusion; bibliography; index. ; 0.6 x 9.3 x 5.9 Inches; xvii, 230 pages; Shelf wea... View more info

Trans-Am Racing, 1966-85 Detroit's Battle for Pony Car Supremacy

By: Bochroch, Albert R.

Price: $161.75

Publisher: Osceola, WI, Motorbooks International: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8315

ISBN: 0879382295

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Photographs; 9.70 X 7.50 X 0.80 inches; 208 pages; Hard cover is glazed blue boards with silver lettering on spine. Light bumping. DJ has faint rubbing, scuffing, bumping, in a mylar cover. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Lavishly illustrated with b/w photographs. "foreward by Parnelli Jones. ." ..offers race reports, politics, personal anecdotes, technical analysis, driver and team manager interviews and a wealth of inspired historical persp... View more info

The Dressage Horse/das Dressurpferd (English And German Edition)

By: Boldt, Harry

Price: $83.75

Publisher: 2011

Edition: 1st Revised edition

Seller ID: 9242

ISBN: 3885427605

Condition: As New


Color & B/W photographs; 9 3/4 x 11 1/4 x 1/1/4; 368 pages; NEW NEW NEW---still in publisher's shrinkwrap! Hardcover has a black background with a b/w photo of Herr Boldt on the cover. Black spine with white and blue lettering; no DJ, as issued. This is a dual language book; German on the left column, English on the right column. This new and expanded edition contains all of the hundreds of superb, original b/w photographs and diagrams, plus the text from the original 19... View more info

The Dressage Horse/das Dressurpferd (English And German Edition)

By: Boldt, Harry

Price: $83.75

Publisher: 2011

Edition: 1st Revised edition

Seller ID: 10110

ISBN: 3885427605

Condition: New


Color & B/W photographs; 9 3/4 x 11 1/4 x 1/1/4; 368 pages; NEW NEW NEW---still in publisher's shrinkwrap! Hardcover has a black background with a b/w photo of Herr Boldt on the cover. Black spine with white and blue lettering; no DJ, as issued. This is a dual language book; German on the left column, English on the right column. This new and expanded edition contains all of the hundreds of superb, original b/w photographs and diagrams, plus the text from the original 19... View more info

RUN FOR THE ROSES 100 YEARS AT THE KENTUCKY DERBY

By: Bolus, Jim

Price: $13.25

Publisher: New York, Hawthorne Books, Inc.: 1974

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 4992

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Hardcover is green leather look, with white at spine; red lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight. Lavishly illustrated with 150 b/w photographs and 9 color plates. Some of the chapters are: The First Derby; Wild, Early Years; Knocking Down the Favorites; Fighting Finish; Plain Ben and Calumet; They Called Him Big Red; two appendices and index. Oversized, 4#. ; Photographs; 8 3/4 x 11; ix, 209 pages; Cover has light bumping; little bit of covering removed from ver... View more info

The Witchcraft Hysteria Of 1692 - Volumes 1 & II [ 2 Volume Set] PPI #27226 & 2726a

By: Bonfanti, Leo

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Wakefield, MA, Pride Publications: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7316

Condition: Very Good+


New England Historical Series Series; B&W Illustrations; 8.30 X 5.30 X 0.30 inches; 64, 48 pages; Soft covers have some rubbing/scuffing, and sticker residue, few page creases. Notation of 'Salem, Mass, Sept, 1987' written inside front covers. 2 volumes, first one from 1971, the second one from 1977. B/w frontispiece in each one. Pages clean and tight. Each volume covers various victims of the hysteria that notoriously swept the town in 1692. View more info