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The Toy And The Real Mccoy John Deere Toys and the Real Products They Replicate

By: N/A

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Moline, IL, Deere & Company: 1990

Seller ID: 5510

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover is green ground with green and black lettering on spine. Oblong shaped. Green endpapers. Pages are clean and tight. Extensively illustrated with color photographs. Some of the sections are: agricultural toys; lawn and garden toys; John Deere reference books. Nice gift for those true, John Deere fans. ; Color Photographs; 9 1/4 x 6 1/2; 112 pages; Cover has some rubbing/scuffing, bumping, shelf wear, corner crunching, sunning; gutter glue visible between front e... View more info

Sealing Wax Art [1922 Edition] No. 524-50M-11-24

By: N/A

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Framingham, MA, Dennison Manufacturing Co.: 1922

Seller ID: 6057

Condition: Very Good-


Soft cover is stapled wraps. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with dozens of b/w drawings and photographs, and a two page color display in the center, for the 'Colors of Dennison Wax Deluxe and Letter Wax'. "The development of sealing wax for decorative purposes is growing all of the time and new uses are being discovered and new designs are constantly being created". ; B&W and color Illustrations; 5 x 8; 24 pages; Cover has rubbing/scuffing, sunning, shel... View more info

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A Guide to Alternative Therapies for Horses

By: Allison, Keith & Christopher Day

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1996

Seller ID: 5445

ISBN: 0851316654

Condition: Fine


Soft cover is stapled wraps. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Illustrated with b/w drawings. Sections are: Introduction; Demise of natural medicines and therapies; growing demand for holistic medicine; Terminology; Alternative therapies available for horses; saddlery and farriery; useful addresses. Very handy guide for caring for your horse. Too often, for people and animals, the medical field wants to push only 'modern' and high tech cares and cures. But l... View more info

A Floral Calendar And Other Flower Lore

By: Angel, Marie

Price: $11.50

Publisher: London, Pelham Books: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7205

ISBN: 0720716101

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Color Illustrations; 8.27 X 7.17 X 0.63 inches; 73 pages; Hard cover has slight bumping. DJ has light rubbing/scuffing, shelf wear; in a mylar cover. Cover is red with white lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight. Lavishly illustrated with charming, colorful drawings of the various flowers. Flowers arranged by month, then alphabetically in 'The Language of Flowers'; and includes a Chinese and Japanese Calendar of Flowers. Flowers have long had many meanings, in ar... View more info

The Art Of Eating Well An Italian Cookbook

By: Artusi, Pellegrino

Price: $32.50

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1996

Seller ID: 8840

Condition: Very Good+


Advanced Uncorrected Proof Series; B&W Illustrations; 9.40 X 7.90 X 1.50 inches; xliv, 481 pages; Advanced Uncorrected Proof. Soft cover has some rubbing, bumping, scuffing and light bumping. Pages are clean and tight; no food marks, or stains on any pages. Translated from Italian by Kyle M. Phillips III. Artusi [1821-1911]first published this book in 1891, as 'Scienza in cucina e l'arte di mangiar bene'. Since then, it has been a perennial classic. Illustrated with b/w ... View more info

The Pueblo Storyteller Development of a Figurative Ceramic Tradition

By: Babcock, Barbara A. , Guy & Doris Monthan

Price: $16.75

Publisher: Tucson, Arizona, Univ of Arizona Press: 1986

Seller ID: 7158

ISBN: 0816508704

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


B & W and Color; 11 X 7 X 0.60 inches; xix, 201 pages; Hard cover has very slight rubbing/bumping. DJ has light rubbing/scuffing, in a mylar cover. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. Black cover with gold lettering on spine. Brown endpapers. Lavishly illustrated with27 color plates and 43 b/w figures. "This book is impressively illustrated and features a large section of color plates by the award-wining photographer Guy Monthan. Photographs of Storytell... View more info

The Moral Frameworks Of Public Life Gender, Politics, and the State in Rural New York, 1870-1930

By: Baker, Paula

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York City, Oxford University Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1518

ISBN: 0195064526

Condition: New in Near Fine dust jacket


Cover is taupe with black lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight. This is a NEW book. 1991, first edition. Illustrated with 16 b/w photos. Chapters: Limited Horizons of Rural Life, 1870-1900; Moral Vision of Men's Politics, 1870-1900; Feminine Virtues and Public Life, 1870-1900; Economy and Harmony: The Goals of Local Government in the Late Nineteenth Century; Intelligent Farmer and His Intelligent Wife: Political and Social Change, 1900-1919; Progressivism and th... View more info

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Blades in the Sky Windmilling through the Eyes of B. H. "Tex" Burdick

By: Baker, T. Lindsay

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Lubbock, TX, Texas Tech University Press: 1992

Seller ID: 217

ISBN: 0896722945

Condition: Very Good+


Softcover is blue with black lettering on front and spine. Pages are clean and tight. Printed on acid-free paper. Preface by Elmer Kelton. Cover may appear different from that pictured. Illustrated with 51 b/w photographs. "This book, full of Tex Burdick's historical photos, is told by the proud windmillers themselves. They tell you why they endured the blazing sun, sandstorms, blisters, rattlesnakes, and peril to life and limb running up windmills like monkeys on a ... View more info

The Lorenzen Collection

By: Barkhouse, Joyce

Price: $113.75

Publisher: Halifax, NS, Maritime Flavour Gallery: 2005

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 7730

ISBN: 0969238703

Condition: As New


Color Illustrations; 5 1/2 x 8 1/2; 58 pages; Soft cover has cream spine with black lettering. Cover has slight rubbing; 2 pages have minimal bottom corner crease. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Lavishly illustrated with 150 color illustrations of the ceramic mushrooms. " Each piece is modeled by Ernst Lorenzen or his wife, Alma; he does the simpler ones and she does the ones with gills. The couple have worked together for more than 40 years and hav... View more info

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Hunting Season

By: Barr, Nevada

Price: $10.25

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7161

ISBN: 0399148469

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Anna Pigeon Series Series; 9.10 X 6.30 X 1.20 inches; 322 pages; Cover has light scuffing, previous owner's last name tidily written in corner of front end paper. DJ has light rubbing/scuffing, in a mylar cover. Sticker on DJ states 'signed copy'. Hardcover is blue with metallic blue lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight. Endpapers have maps of locations in book. "Human nature proves Park Ranger Anna Pigeon's most duplicitious foe in the latest entry in the b... View more info

Shrubs And Climbers A Complete Guide to Successful Planting and Growing

By: Bird, Richard

Price: $18.50

Publisher: London, Lorenz Books: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2558

ISBN: 1859679838

Condition: New in Near Fine dust jacket


Cover is glazed boards. Purple endpapers. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Publsihed by Lorenz Books, London. Lavishly illustrated with 150+ color photos and drawings. Sections are: Gardening Techniques; Shrubs; Climbers; index; shrubs list; climbers list. Terrific book for any avid gardener, lots of helpful hints, plus full information on each plant listed. Oversized, 4.5#. ; Color Photographs; 10 1/4 x 10 1/4; 192 pages; Cover has very slight bumping. DJ ... 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

Home Wine Making

By: BRAVERY, H. E.

Price: $16.50

Publisher: New York, Avenel: 1960

Seller ID: 9926

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 5 1/2 x 8 1/4; x, 221 pages; Hard cover is red with black lettering on spine. Lishgt sunning, rubbing to baords. DJ has sunning, scuffing, rubbing, shelf wear, some edge creases and closed tears; is intact. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Some b/w drawings. "Here it is--all you need to know about making wine from fruit flowers and vegetables, as well as cider, ale, beer and mead; together with the simple scientific explanation of t... 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

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

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Agricultural And Environmental Resource Economics

By: Carlson, Gerald A. , David Zilberman, and John A. Miranowski

Price: $11.75

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1993

Seller ID: 3759

ISBN: 0195076516

Condition: Near Fine


Covers are boards. Pages are clean and tight; printed on acid-free paper. Illustrated with hundreds of graphs, charts, equations, etc. Some of the chapters are: Some Microeconomics of Agricultural Resource Use; Economics of Nonrenewable and Renewable Resources; Pesticides and Pest Management; Economics of Water Use in Agriculture; index. Oversized, 4#. ; Remainder; Charts, Tables & Graphs; 6 1/4 x 9 1/2; 528 pages; Cover has light shelf wear, rubbing; black remainder mar... View more info

Craft Of The Dyer: Colour from Plants and Lichens of the Northeast

By: Casselman, Karen Leigh

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2124

ISBN: 0802023622

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Cover is dark mustard colored with black lettering on spine. Black endpapers. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Illustrated with 12 color photos. This book provides the most complete survey of the scattered literature on dyestuffs from Canada, the US, and England. It is a commonsense and straightforward guide to contemporary and traditional dyeing methods. Also contains a comprehensive alphabetical listing and description of 150 plant and lichen species wh... View more info

The Chautauquan, Multiple Issues Bound In Together: October 1888, November 1888, December 1888, January 1889, February 1889; March 1889; April 1889; May 1889; June 1889july 1889 A Monthly Magazine Devoted to the Promotion of True Culture. Organ of the Cahutauga Literary and Scientific Circle

By: Chautauqua Scientific & Chautauqua Institution

Price: $58.50

Publisher: Meadville, PA, Chautauqua Scientific & Chautauqua Institution: 1889

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6993

Condition: Very Good+


Ex-Library; B & W illustrations; 10 X 7.50 X 1.48 inches; 1000+ pages; Hard cover has library stamp on front end paper and stamp on spine. Minor shelf wear on edges. Few pages have some spotting and name stamps. Each issue has a heavy orangish paper front page/cover stating the issue, date and table of contents. 10 issues bound in together. Overall, pages are clean and tight, with many b/w illustrations and ads of the period. It was founded in 1874 by inventor Lewis Mill... View more info

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Natural Toxicants in Feeds, Forages, and Posionous Plants

By: Cheeke, Peter R.

Price: $215.00

Publisher: Prentice Hall: 1997

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 9572

ISBN: 081343128X

Condition: Very Good+


2nd Edition Series; B&W Illustrations; 8 1/2 x 11 x 1 1/4; xii, 479 pages; Soft cover has silver spine with white lettering. Light rubbing, bumping and creasing to covers. Some creasing to pages; but book appears as if unused. Pages are clean and tight. This copy is from 1998, by Interstate Publishers, in Dansville, IL. Illustrated with b/w pictures. First edition publshed in 1985. Index. View more info

The Making Of Golden Gate Park. The Early Years: 1865-1906

By: Clary, Raymond H.

Price: $15.25

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, California Living Books: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6284

ISBN: 0893950254

Condition: Very Good+


Softcover is heavy, glazed paper. Oblong shaped. White spine with green and black lettering. Introduction by Alan D. Cline. Illustrated with 2 b/w maps, b/w photographs. "An intriguing history of the creation of one of the world's most beautiful parks, this book provides a lesson for all those concerned with open space in every city in America...Illustrated with the author's personal collection of rare, historical photographs". Includes an epilogue; works cited; ... View more info