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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

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

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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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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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

Tin Can Sailor Life Aboard the USS Sterett, 1939-1945

By: Calhoun, C. Raymond

Price: $10.25

Publisher: Annapolis, MD, Naval Institute Press/Bluejackets: 2000

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 8043

ISBN: 1557502285

Condition: New


Bluejacket Books Series; B&W Illustrations; 8.80 X 5.90 X 0.80 inches; xv, 198 pages; Soft cover has a blue spine with black and white lettering. Pages are clean and tight. NEW book. Illustrated with b/w photographs. "...one of the best navy books in many years, and possibly the best on destroyer action in the Pacific in World War II. ...magnificent account of his experiences on the STERETT (DD 407) in many of the historic air and sea engagements which we sitll find ... View more info

Saratoga Days

By: Clancy, Sean

Price: $21.25

Publisher: Newark, DE, Steeple Chase Times Pub: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8867

ISBN: 0970256000

Condition: New in Near Fine dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 8.30 X 5.60 X 1.10 inches; 228 pages; AUTHOR SIGNED ON FROND END PAPER. Hard cover is picture on glazed boards. Green spine with white lettering . NEW. Book is pristine, pages clean and tight. DJ has light bumping at top of spine, sligh rubbing; in a mylar cover. Illustrated with dozens of b/w photographs. Written while Clancy was still riding professionally, this covers his daily life at Saratoga, for 42 days. "Sean Clancy is a 30-year-old steeple... View more info

Dear Mother and Daddy World War II Letters Home from a WASP

By: Clark, Marie Mountain

Price: $26.50

Publisher: Livonia, MI, First Page Publications: 2005

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 7503

ISBN: 1928623638

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Ex-Library; B/w photographs; xii, 284 pages; AUTHOR SIGNED ON TITLE PAGE. Hard cover has slight bumping, card pocket inside back cover and small library stamps inside boards. DJ has light shelf wear, rubbing, and library sticker on spine. Book appears as if uncirculated, very clean pages. DJ in a mylar cover. Extensively illustrated with dozens of b/w photographs. "During the Second World War, Marie Mountain, from West Des Moines, Iowa, completed US Air Force trainin... View more info

The Man Who Eats Snakes & Other Tales

By: Collective, LIR & Helen Hill

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor, Michigan, University of Michigan: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7612

Condition: Very Good+


The LIR Collective Series; 8.80 X 6.10 X 1.20 inches; 399 pages; SIGNED ON HALF TITLE PAGE BY ONE OF THE AUTHORS. Soft cover is purple with white lettering on spine. Bottom corner of front corner has a crease, first few leaves also have shallow crease on bottom corner. Pages are clean and tight. "The LIR Collective is a group of writers who meet weekly under the sponsorship of Learning in Retirement at the University of Michigan's Turner Resource Center in Ann Arbor,... View more info

Race Horse Training,

By: Collins, Robert W

Price: $21.25

Publisher: Lexington, KY, The Blood-Horse: 1958

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 9705

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; 5 x 8; 312+ pages; THIS IS A 1958 REPRINT, OF THE ORIGINAL 1938 EDITION. Hard cover is blue with gold lettering on spine. Boards have light rubbing, scuffing, bumping and sunning. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with 7 b/w photographs. Published by The Blood-Horse, a weekly news magazine published by Blood-Horse Publications that originated in 1916 as a monthly bulletin put out by the Thoroughbred Horse Association. In 1935 the business was purc... View more info

Scientific Blacksmith

By: Cooley, Mortimer E

Price: $12.25

Publisher: Ann Arbor, Michigan, Univ. of Michigan Press: 1947

Seller ID: 9699

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; 6 1/4 x 9 3/4 x 1; 290 pages; Hard cover is brown cloth with gold lettering on spine. Light rubbing, bumping, some sunning to edges. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with 7 b/w photographs. Mortimer Elwyn Cooley (1855 – 1944) was an American mechanical and consulting engineer, US Naval officer, and Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Michigan. He served as president of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers in the ye... View more info

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Life on the Ohio

By: Coomer, James & Captain James Coomer

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Lexington, KY, University Press of Kentucky: 1997

Seller ID: 8433

ISBN: 0813120004

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Ohio River Valley Series; Ex-Library; B&W Illustrations; 9.33 X 6.28 X 0.85 inches; xx, 179 pages; Hard cover is blue with slight rubbing. DJ, in mylar cover, is taped to book. Typical former library markings. This book appears as if rarely, or never, circulated. Pages are very clean and tight. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Endpapers have map of the Ohio River Valley. "When young James Coomer was offered a job as deckhand on the tugboat Pat Murphy at a dollar an ... View more info