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Sir Douglas Haig's Despatches

By: Boraston, J. H.

Price: $43.75

Publisher: London, J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd.: 1920

Seller ID: 8717

Condition: Very Good


December 1915 - April 1919 Series; B/w Maps and pictures; 7 x 10 1/4 x 2; xvi, 374 pages; Hard cover is red cloth with gold lettering on spine. Light rubbing, bumping, sunning and scuffing to boards. Foxing on front and rear free end papers. Pages are clean and tight. Illusrated with 35 b/w maps and bound in b/w map at rear of book of 'General Battle Situation on Western Front on 25th September 1918'. Illusrated with 35 b/w maps and bound in b/w map at rear of book of 'G... View more info

Washtenaw County An Illustrated History

By: Bordin, Ruth Brigetta Anderson

Price: $26.75

Publisher: Windsor Pubns: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9106

ISBN: 0897812344

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W and Color Illustrations; 8 3/4x 11 ; 192 pages; SIGNED AND INSCRIBED ON FRONT END PAPER: TO DAD, HAPPY BIRTHDAY HAPPY FATHERS DAY, FROM RUTH, JUNE 1988. Presumably this is Ruth Bordin, the author. Hard cover is ivory colored with gold lettering on front and spine. DJ has slight rubbing; in a mylar cover. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. Lavishly illustrated with 100+ color and b/w pictures. The most famous city in Washtenaw County is Ann Arbor, home ... View more info

SEALs UDT/ SEAL Operations In Vietnam

By: Bosiljevac, T.L.

Price: $10.25

Publisher: Boulder, CO, Paladin Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7847

ISBN: 0873645316

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


B/w maps and photographs; 8.60 X 5.70 X 1.10 inches; xiii, 256 pages; Hard cover is black with silver lettering on spine. Light bumping to boards. DJ has light wear, rubbing/scuffing, 3/8" creasing in upper corner of front; pages 203-210 have shallow bottom crease. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Illustrated with 6 b/w maps and 40 b/w photographs. " I 'm U. S. Navy CDR (ret) T. L. "Bad Bo" Bosiljevac(SEAL). If anyone had told me when I en... View more info

Mendocino Rust

By: Bosk, Beth Robinson & Gary Thompson-Moraga

Price: $129.50

Publisher: Albion, CA, Albion Albums: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6456

ISBN: 0960410007

Condition: Very Good


Soft cover is heavy, glaze paper. Brown with black lettering on front and spine. Brown endpapers. Pages are clean and tight. States on copyright page 'first printing 1000 copies'. SCARCE TITLE. Pages are clean tight; oblong shaped book. Extensively illustrated with dozens of sepia colored lithographies. Done by Thomson-Shore of Dexter, Michigan. This book is a photographic homage to decades of trucks and the people who love them. ; B&W Photographs; 10 1/2 x 8 1/2; 87 pag... View more info

Man O' War Thoroughbred Legends, No. 1

By: Bowen, Edward L.

Price: $24.75

Publisher: Lexington, KY, Eclipse Press/The Blood-Horse Inc.: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3040

ISBN: 1581500408

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket


Cover is green cloth with b/w pastedown on front; blind stamping of series on front, and title in gold lettering on front and spine. Green monochrome endpapers, with a design of horsehoes. Stitched in satin bookmark. Pages are clean and tight; book appears as if unused. Illustrated with 42 b/w photos. One of the most famous horses to ever set foot on an American racetrack. He only raced during his 2 year old and 3 year old seasons, retiring with a 20 victories in 21 race... View more info

RACING DAYS

By: Boyd, Brendan and Henry Horenstein

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New York, Owl Book/Henry Holt and Co.: 1995

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 2218

ISBN: 0805042938

Condition: Near Fine


Pages are clean and tight; printed on high quality, glossy paper. Illustrated with 90 striking b/w photos, with 70 accompanying essays. This book captures the gritty, elegant essence of a fascinating closed universe, the Thoroughbred racetrack and its myriad of characters. "Racing Days lays bare the very soul of racing, warts and all" {Esquire]. Illustrates everyone and everything from the grooms doing the gritty, day-to-day labor through to the jockeys, trainers... View more info

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Exterminator: Horse Racing's Beloved "Old Bones"

By: Boyd, Eva Jolene

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Lexington, KY, Eclipse Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5575

ISBN: 1581500874

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Hardcover is dark blue with photo of Exterminator in the middle; gold lettering on front and spine. Grey monochrome horseshoe end papers. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Stitched in black ribbon bookmark. Illustrated with 32 b/w photographs. "Exterminator was one of hrose racing's first superstars...affectionately known as "Old Bones", went from backup performer to headliner in 1918 when he won the Kentucky Derby. ..During his long career [8 ye... View more info

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Exterminator: Horse Racing's Beloved "Old Bones"

By: Boyd, Eva Jolene

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Lexington, KY, Eclipse Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5576

ISBN: 1581500874

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Hardcover is dark blue with photo of Exterminator in the middle; gold lettering on front and spine. Grey monochrome horseshoe end papers. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Stitched in black ribbon bookmark. Illustrated with 32 b/w photographs. "Exterminator was one of hrose racing's first superstars...affectionately known as "Old Bones", went from backup performer to headliner in 1918 when he won the Kentucky Derby. ..During his long career [8 ye... View more info

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Assault: The Clubfooted Comet

By: Boyd, Eva Jolene

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Lexington, KY, Eclipse Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5645

ISBN: 1581501072

Condition: New in Near Fine dust jacket


Hardcover is burgundy cloth with black 'Thoroughbred Legends' embossed below photopraph of Assault; gold lettering on front and spine. #23 in the Thoroughbred Legends series. Stated First Edition. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Burgundy monochrome end papers. Illustrated with 39 b/w photographs. Stitched in black satin bookmark. Assault (March 26, 1943 – September 2, 1971) was an American Hall of Fame thoroughbred racehorse who won the U. S. Triple Crow... View more info

Chaucer And The French Poet Graunson

By: Braddy, Haldeen

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Baton Rouge, La, Louisiana State University Press: 1947

Seller ID: 4080

Condition: Very Good-


Cover is heavier red paper with white lettering on spine and front. Pages are clean and tight, as if minimally used. Haldeen Braddy was a prolific author, writing on a vast range of topics. In this title "I have endeavored to tell the whole story of Graunson's [Otho de Graunson; 1375 Chaucer and Otho de Graunson (French knight and poet on whose poems Chaucer drew for his "Complaint of Venus") both receive grants from John of Gaunt] relationship to Chaucer in ... View more info

The Foxhound Of The Twentieth Century: The Breeding and Work of the Kennels of England,....

By: Bradley, Cuthbert

Price: $85.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge & Sons, Limited: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5665

Condition: Very Good+


Hardcover is red boards with faux red leather spine; faded gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if very lightly and lovingly used. Stitched binding. Bookstore plate/sticker inside back cover. Color frontispiece of Celebrated Sires of the Duke of Rutland's kennel during Sir Gilbert Greenall's Mastership between 1896 - 1912, with Ben Capell Huntsmen. Has two pieces of tissue between it and title page; first leaf numbers the figures, second leaf na... View more info

The Georgian Gentleman

By: Brander, Michael

Price: $11.25

Publisher: England, Saxon House: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6404

ISBN: 0347000053

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Hard cover is green with gold lettering on spine. Brown and white monochrome end papers. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with dozens of b/w pictures and 5 color plates. "...Brander penetrates the myths of the Georgian gentleman to show in graphic detail the clothes he wore, his education and travels, hunting, shooting, gaming, wagering, clubbing, duelling, entertainment, servants, wenching, his diet and sanitary habits, the pretence, the financial scrambling, ... View more info

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Tales from Michigan Stadium

By: Brandstatter, Jim

Price: $12.50

Publisher: No Place, Sports Publishing LLC: 2002

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 7487

ISBN: 1582613532

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W photographs; 8.40 X 5.70 X 0.90 inches; viii, 224 pages; AUTHOR SIGNED AND INSCRIBED on title page. Hard cover is black with gold lettering on spine. DJ has faint rubbing/scuffing. Pages are clean and tight, appears as iif unused. Illustrated with b/w photographs. "Michigan Stadium is just a place, located at the corner of Main and Stadium in Ann Arobr. And it is much more...." The stadium is not just a place for those fervent Wolverine fans. When you have 10... View more info

Groundwork: The First Impression

By: Brannaman, Buck

Price: $77.95

Publisher: Santa Ynez, CA, Rancho Deluxe Design: 1997

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 9579

ISBN: 0965765709

Condition: New


Cover is red with gold lettering and blind stamped picture on front, gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Illustrated with b/w photos. Chapters are: Lasso Rope Work; Halter Work; Hooking On; Changing Eyes; Driving; Sacking; Bridling Preparation; Leading by Front Feet; Roping a Hind Foot; Cinch Preparation; More Flag Work; Horse Roping; Saddling; Moving Off Stirrups; Fence Work. "This books contains some ideas for you and your horse ... View more info

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Believe: A Horseman's Journey

By: Brannaman, Buck and William Reynolds

Price: $34.75

Publisher: Guilford, CT, The Lyons Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8904

ISBN: 1592284337

Condition: New in New dust jacket


Hardcover is grey with black spine, gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Illustrated with b/w photographs. "Believe continues to chronicle the man's efforts as catalyst and mentor as we meet twelve people with whom he has worked. Through their words and through Brannaman's perceptive introductions to each essay, we experience first-hand the hope and confidence that he has instilled in them and their horses". Afterward. ; B&W Ph... View more info

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The Faraway Horses The Adventures and Wisdom of One of America's Most Renowned Horsemen

By: Brannaman, Buck, with William Reynolds

Price: $12.25

Publisher: Guilford, CT, The Lyons Press/Globe Pequot Press: 2001

Seller ID: 4960

ISBN: 1585748633

Condition: Near Fine


Cover is plum colored with cream colored spine; black lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Illsutrated with b/w photos. Before there was Monty Roberts and John Lyons, there was Buck Brannaman, one of the original 'horse whisperers, ' along with Tom and Bill Dorrance. Buck recounts his moving, inspiring and often humorous adventures in learning how to work with horses, gentling them, not breaking them. "These principles are really about l... View more info

Women's Costume in Early Ontario

By: Brett, K. B.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Toronto, The Governors of the University of Toronto: 1966

Seller ID: 154

Condition: Very Good+


Soft cover is stapled wraps. Heavy, yellow paper covers. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with 17 b/w photographs. "The earliest styles described in this booklet came to Upper Canada with the first settlers in 1784; the latest may have graced a lady of fashion on Confederation Day in 1867. Between these dates Ontario grew from a few scattered military and trading posts to a rapidly developing, wealthy, agricultural and industrial province..." ; Royal Ontar... View more info

Best Editorial Cartoons Of 1972 A Pictorial History Of The Year.

By: BROOKS, CHARLES (EDITOR); LONG, SCOTT (FOREWORD).

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Gretna, Pelican Publishing Company, Gretna: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5620

Condition: Good+


Hardcover is orange with white lettering on spine; this is a library rebind. Originally a hardcover version; stated first printing. "Anonly annual compilation of editorial cartoons, focusing on all the newsworthy events of the year as expressed through the pens of the major cartoonists from North America". Includes a list of other issues and past award winners. Oversized, 4#. ; Ex-Library; 8 1/2 x 11; xvi, 143 pages; Cover is a library rebind. Has some shelf wear... View more info

Who's Who In New England Morgandom, Volume II

By: Brooks, Patty (Ed.)

Price: $37.50

Publisher: No Place, New England Morgan Horse Association: N.D.

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 5406

Condition: Very Good


Softcover is colorful, heavy paper. Overall pages are clean and tight. No date of publication, but last listed dates for any horses, awards, etc. , is 1984, so likely published in 1984 or 1985. Lavishly illustrated with 150+ b/w photographs. Overall, divided into sections by states, with each state outline divided into lettered regions. Covers Connecticut, Maine, Massachussetts, New Hampshire, Vermont [where the Morgan Horse is the official state animal]; Outside New Eng... View more info

Ancient Art Of The American Woodland Indians Exhibition Catalogue

By: Brose, David S, James A. Brown, and David W. Penney

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, in Association With the Detroit Institute of Arts: 1985

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 5434

ISBN: 0895581051

Condition: Near Fine


Softcover is heavy, glazed paper. Grey spine with burgundy lettering. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Lavishly illustrated with 141 color and b/w plates; 32 figures; and a map. This is an exhibition catalogue for a show that appeared at: The National Gallery of Art, Washington , D. C. , March 17 - August 4, 1985; The Detroit Institute of Arts, September 2 - November 11, 1985; The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, December 16 - March 2, 1986. Printed and bound... View more info