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M'Kee Victorian Glass Five Complete Glass Catalogs from 1859/60 to 1871

By: Brothers, M'Kee and

Price: $16.25

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications: 1981

Seller ID: 8114

ISBN: 0486241211

Condition: As New


B&W Illustrations; 9.40 X 6.10 X 0.80 inches; 186 pages; Soft cover has minor shelf wear, faint corner crease on back. Previous owner's sticker inside back cover. Grey/brown spine with black lettering. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Extensively illustrated with b/w pictures and charts form the 19th century catalogues“‘HS. M'Kee, who lately retired from the glass business, secured a patent July 30, 1878, for what. He tered “Molds for decorating war... View more info

Robert Francis Kennedy Memorial Issue: Collector's Edition

By: Brown, Florence & Photo Illustrated

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, M. F. Enterprises: 1968

Seller ID: 6092

Condition: Very Good-


Soft cover is colored paper, glued pages. Pages are clean and tight. Published as a special issue in response to the tragic assassination, June 5, 1968, of Senator Robert F. Kennedy [also known as RFK], while running, as a democratic candidate, for the US presidential election. Lavishly illustrated with dozens of b/w photographs. ; Photographs; 8 1/2 x 11; 66 pages; Cover has rubbing/scuffing, bumping, shelf wear. Ligh sunning to cover and pages. View more info

Memories of 'Abdu'l-Baha Recollections of the Early Days of the Baha'i Faith in California

By: Brown, Ramona Allen

Price: $63.25

Publisher: Wilmette, IL, Baha'i Publishing Trust: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8812

ISBN: 0877431280

Condition: New


B&W Photographs; 8.40 X 5.40 X 0.60 inches; xxiii, 144 pages; Soft cover has a white spine with blue lettering. Pages are clean and tight, a NEW book. Illustrated with 25 b/w photographs. "...is a moving account of the early days of the Baha'i Faith in California, days highlighted by the visit in 1912 of 'Abdu'l-Baha, the son of the Prophet-Founder of the Baha'i Faith. The author speaks from a unique vantage point, for she was one of the earliest Bahai'is in th San F... View more info

Memories of 'Abdu'l-Baha Recollections of the Early Days of the Baha'i Faith in California

By: Brown, Ramona Allen

Price: $51.75

Publisher: Wilmette, IL, Baha'i Publishing Trust: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7843

ISBN: 0877431280

Condition: New


B&W Photographs; 8.40 X 5.40 X 0.60 inches; Soft cover is white with blue lettering on front and spine. Pages are clean and tight. This is a NEW book. Illsutrated with 25 b/w photographs. "....is a moving account of the early days fo the Baha'i Faith in California, days highlighted by the visit in 1912 of 'Abdu' l-Baha, the son of the Prophet-Founder of the Bahai' Faith. The author [1889-1975] speaks from a unique vantage point, for she was one of the earliest Baha'i... View more info

He Saw a Hummingbird How the Tiniest of Birds and a Man's Indomitable Spirit Combined to Bring about a Miracle

By: Browning, Norma Lee & Russell Ogg

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Midland, MI, Northwood Institute Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 6875

ISBN: 0873590430

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Hardcover is red with silver lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight. Orange endpapers. Inscription and signature of both authors on front end paper, dated with location. Laid in is original bookmark for this book. 8 color photographs at rear of book. Reprint of first edition from 1978, as stated on copyright page. ; Color Photographs; 0.9 x 8.1 x 6.1 Inches; ix, 143 pages; Cover has light shelf wear, bumping, dated location of purchase on front end paper. DJ has ... View more info

Frank O. Gehry Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

By: Bruggen, Coosje Van

Price: $41.25

Publisher: New York, Solomon R Guggenheim Museum: 1997

Seller ID: 10000

ISBN: 0892071923

Condition: As New


Color Illustrations; 9 1/4 x 11 ; 211 pages; Soft cover has blue spine with white and green lettering. Slight bmping. Pages are clean and tight. Lavishly illustrated with color photographs and b/w drawings. "No building was more anticipated than Frank Gehry's stunning new museum in Bilbao, an industrial city in the Basque Country of northern Spain. Philip Johnson, the dean of American architects, declared it "the greatest building of our time," while Sverre F... View more info

The Fords of Dearborn

By: Bryan, Ford R.

Price: $16.75

Publisher: Detroit, Wayne State Univ Pr: 1989

Seller ID: 9542

ISBN: 0818701021

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 8.94 X 5.76 X 0.86 inches; 301 pages; Hard cover is tan with brown lettering on spine. Faint rubbing to covers. DJ has light rubbing; in a mylar cover. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Illustrated with b/w maps and 130+ b/w pictures. 'The subject matter pertains principally to the period before the first of these Fords reached America, until after the death of Henry Ford the industrialist who was by far the most noteworthy member...' View more info

Scruffy The Adventures of a Mongrel in Movieland

By: BURBRIDGE, Claude

Price: $16.75

Publisher: London, Hurst & Blackett: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9706

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 6 X 9; 159+ pages; Hard cover is tan with brown lettering on the spine. Light rubbing, scuffing, bumping, sunning to boards. Missing DJ. Pages are clean and tight. Neatly written inside front cover is name and address of first owner, dated 1937. Book store label at bottom, inside front cover. Stapled to first two leaves are newspaper articles; one dated from 1940. At rear, another 23 pages of listings of other books by publisher. Illustrated with 34 b/... View more info

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The Way To Perfect Horsemanship Translated by Nicole Bartle

By: Burger, Udo

Price: $34.50

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen & Co. , Ltd.: 1998

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 6173

ISBN: 0851317243

Condition: New


Hard cover is glazed boards. Cream colored endpapers. Pages are clean and tight, still crisp; this is a NEW book. Illustrated with 37 b/w photos and drawings. Chapters are: Horsemanship; Fundamental Principles; Outline; Horseman's Tools; Elementary Biomechanics; A Horseman's Diagnosis; Conclusion. "...first published in German in 1959, it was immediately recognized as a classic work of equestrian literature. It gives the reader a clear insight into the psychology of ... View more info

The Rider Forms The Horse: Function and Development of the Muscles of the Riding Horse

By: Burger, Udo and Otto Zietzschmann

Price: $40.50

Publisher: Warrendorf, Germany, FN Verlag Deutsche Reiterliche Vereinigung E. V.: 2003

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 7802

ISBN: 3885424886

Condition: New


NEW book; still in the publisher's shrinkwrap. Soft cover, maroon ground with grey lettering; grey spine with maroon lettering. Back flap folds out to show figure 4, in color. Pages are clean and tight. Multiple copies available. Illustrated with 24 b/w photographs and drawings from the 1939 edition; additionally there are 23 color photographs added to the 2003 edition. "The photographs have been retained in their authentic form in order to maintain the integrity of ... View more info

The Rider Forms The Horse: Function and Development of the Muscles of the Riding Horse

By: Burger, Udo and Otto Zietzschmann

Price: $40.50

Publisher: Warrendorf, Germany, FN Verlag Deutsche Reiterliche Vereinigung E. V.: 2003

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 7979

ISBN: 3885424886

Condition: New


NEW book; still in the publisher's shrinkwrap. Soft cover, maroon ground with grey lettering; grey spine with maroon lettering. Back flap folds out to show figure 4, in color. Pages are clean and tight. Multiple copies available. Illustrated with 24 b/w photographs and drawings from the 1939 edition; additionally there are 23 color photographs added to the 2003 edition. "The photographs have been retained in their authentic form in order to maintain the integrity of ... View more info

The Rider Forms The Horse: Function and Development of the Muscles of the Riding Horse

By: Burger, Udo and Otto Zietzschmann

Price: $23.25

Publisher: Warrendorf, Germany, FN Verlag Deutsche Reiterliche Vereinigung E. V.: 2003

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 10082

ISBN: 3885424886

Condition: New


NEW book; still in the publisher's shrinkwrap. Soft cover, maroon ground with grey lettering; grey spine with maroon lettering. Back flap folds out to show figure 4, in color. Pages are clean and tight. Multiple copies available. Illustrated with 24 b/w photographs and drawings from the 1939 edition; additionally there are 23 color photographs added to the 2003 edition. "The photographs have been retained in their authentic form in order to maintain the integrity of ... View more info

The Rider Forms The Horse: Function and Development of the Muscles of the Riding Horse

By: Burger, Udo and Otto Zietzschmann

Price: $23.25

Publisher: Warrendorf, Germany, FN Verlag Deutsche Reiterliche Vereinigung E. V.: 2003

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 10118

ISBN: 3885424886

Condition: New


NEW book; still in the publisher's shrinkwrap. Soft cover, maroon ground with grey lettering; grey spine with maroon lettering. Back flap folds out to show figure 4, in color. Pages are clean and tight. Multiple copies available. Illustrated with 24 b/w photographs and drawings from the 1939 edition; additionally there are 23 color photographs added to the 2003 edition. "The photographs have been retained in their authentic form in order to maintain the integrity of ... View more info

Brief Lives: First Edition by the Garrick Club

By: Burnim, Kalman A. and John Baskett

Price: $19.75

Publisher: London, Garrick Club: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5691

ISBN: 0906290732

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good+ dust jacket


First Edition, 2003. Hardcover is brown with gold lettering on the spine. Tan endpapers. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Contributions by Edward A. Langhans. Sections are: Brief Lives of the Sitters; Brief Lives of the Artists; Lists of Subscribers. Extra heavy, 4#. ; 0.97 x 10.4 x 7.4 Inches; xii, 276 pages; MISSING CD-ROM. Slight shelf wear to covers. DJ has light shelf wear, rubbing/scuffing; in a mylar cover. View more info

Brief Lives: Biographies Of Sitters And Artists In The Garrick First Edition by the Garrick Club; Includes CD-ROM

By: Burnim, Kalman A. and John Baskett

Price: $36.50

Publisher: London, Garrick Club: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5692

ISBN: 0906290732

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


First Edition, 2003. Hardcover is brown with gold lettering on the spine. Tan endpapers. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Contributions by Edward A. Langhans. CD-ROM inside of back cover. Sections are: Brief Lives of the Sitters; Brief Lives of the Artists; Lists of Subscribers. Extra heavy, 4#. ; 0.97 x 10.4 x 7.4 Inches; xii, 276 pages; Slight shelf wear to covers. Missing CD-ROM. DJ has light shelf wear, rubbing/scuffing; in a mylar cover. View more info

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Motor City Mafia A Century of Organized Crime in Detroit

By: Burnstein, Scott M.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Arcadia Publishing: 2006

Seller ID: 7513

ISBN: 0738540846

Condition: Near Fine


Images of America Series; B&W Illustrations; 9.20 X 6.40 X 0.40 inches; 127 pages; Soft cover has white lettering in black box on spine. Faint shelf wear, rubbing. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with many b/w photographs. One of the most interesting, and ruthless of the Detroit mobs was the notorious Purple Gang. They had a deal with al Capone, he'd stay out of Detroit, and they'd stay out of Chicago, although they may have been hired to do the infamous 'St. Vale... View more info

Horses & Other Heroes Recollections and Reflections of a Life with Horses

By: Burt, Don

Price: $16.75

Publisher: Guilford, CT, The Lyons Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2927

ISBN: 1585744875

Condition: New in Near Fine dust jacket


Cover is orange with tan spine; gold lettering on the spine. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. "Don Burt has earned a reputation as one of the foremost lecturers, judges and clinicians in the country, and has officiated at the National and World Championships for most major breeds of horse. From his early years...where he taught movie stars how to ride, through his tenure as an advisor to many major equestrian organizations, he has acquired a panoramic p... View more info

When Detroit was young; Historical Studies

By: Burton, Clarence Monroe & M.M. Quaife

Price: $21.25

Publisher: Detroit, Burton Abstract and Title Co.: 1951

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 9596

Condition: Very Good


Ex-Library; B&W Illustrations & Maps; 6 1/4 x 9 1/2; 197 pages; Former library book with typical markings; missing front end paper. Covers have some rubbing, sunning, bumping and scuffing. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with some b/w photographs, as well as maps and plats. 'Burton [1855-1932] is known for his historical research and scholarship. Throughout his life, he collected a library of 40000+ books, pamphlets and manuscripts related to the history of Detro... View more info

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An Uncrowded Place The Delights and Dilemmas of Life Up North and a Young Man's Search for Home

By: Butz, Bob

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Ann Arbor, Michigan, Huron River Press: 2008

Seller ID: 6587

ISBN: 1932399216

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Hardcover is dark green with gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight. DJ in a mylar cover. "While intricately linked writings in this book are all centered around life in one small northern Michigan town, in the end Butz creates a portrait of place that ultimately transcends regional boundaries. Poignant and funny...speaks to the trifles and heartaches that make life worth living, and to every wandering soul looking for a place to call home..." ; 0.7 x... View more info

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Leonardo Beautiful Dreamer

By: Byrd, Robert

Price: $11.75

Publisher: New York, Dutton Children's Books: 2003

Seller ID: 9990

ISBN: 0525470336

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Color Illustrations; 9 1/2 x 12 1/2; Unpaginated pages; Hard cover has glazed, pictorial boards light bumping to baords . DJ has light rubbing. Pages are clean and tight. Entire book is lavishly illustrated with colorful, fantastic pictures. A wonderful book, for any Leonardo fans, or any age! ! Illustrations and text portray the life of Leonardo da Vinci, who gained fame as a artist through such works as the Mona Lisa, and as a scientist by studying various subjects inc... View more info