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The Brendan voyage / Tim Severin ; drawings by Trondur Patursson

By: Severin, Timothy

Price: $18.75

Publisher: New York, New York : McGraw-Hill: 1978

Seller ID: 9166


B & W and Color; 7 x 9 1/2; ix, 292 pages; Hard cover is blue with blue cloth spine with silver lettering. Previous owner's name, neatly written, on front end paper. Decorated endpapers. Illustrated with 47 color photographs, a 2 page b/w map of the voyage, and many b/w drawings. Pages are clean and tight. 'Could an Irish monk in the sixth century really have sailed all the way across the Atlantic in a small open boat, thus beating Columbus to the New World by almost a t... View more info

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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


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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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: 8381


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 1... 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


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: 9297


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


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


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


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


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


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

Hemingway in Michigan

By: Cappel, Constance

Price: $11.25

Publisher: No Place, Vermont Crossroads Press: 1977

Seller ID: 8562


B&W Photographs; 8.43 X 5.85 X 0.73 inches; 224 pages; Soft cover is orange, with black lettering on spine. Cover has sunning, light rubbing, shelf wear, bumping. Some foxing to edges of text block, half title page, and last page. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with 14 b/w photographs. Hemingway won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1954." This book is a biographical account of Hemingway's early years in northern Michigan... Includes three of Hemingway's short... View more info