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Growing Up American Immigrant Children in America Then and Now

By: Berrol, Selma Cantor

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Twayne Publishers: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8290

ISBN: 0805741046

Condition: Near Fine


9.20 X 6 X 0.50 inches; xiii, 132 pages; Soft cover has rust colored spine with white lettering. Slight rubbing/scuffing to covers. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unread. "The child of Italian parents growing up at the turn of the century in New York City and the child of Mexican parents growing up today in Los Angeles likely share much in common. To suffer the loss of a familiar place, to feel like an outsider in a new one, to be torn between the cultural ... View more info

Bertoia Auctions Presents The Autumn Toy Fest Sale -- October 4 & 5, 2002 Featuring the Collections of David Wilson, Donald Tkamp, Dmitri Ilyinksy

By: Bertoia Auctions

Price: $84.50

Publisher: Vineland, NJ, Bertoia Auction Gallery: 2002

Seller ID: 5146

Condition: Near Fine


Hard cover is glazed boards. Red spine with white lettering. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. Printed on glossy paper. Inside front cover are directions to the auction [near Philadelphia, USA], and hotels. Laid in are a handout for a hotel and an unused absentee bid form. This auction was for Still Banks; Mechanical Banks; and Soldiers. Preview was week of September 30, 2002. There were 998 lots, each accompanied by a description and full color photograph... View more info

Historic Silver Of The Colonies And Its Makers

By: Bigelow, Francis Hill

Price: $24.25

Publisher: New York, Tudor Pub. Co: 1948

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 9712

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 7.40 X 5.10 X 0.80 inches; xxiv, 476 pages; Hard cover is blue cloth with silver lettering on spine. Light rubbing, bumping, scuffing and sunning to boards. Missing DJ. Pages are clean and tight. A reprint of the original 1917 edition. Lavishly illustrated with 325 b/w photographs. Bibliography; index. This massive biographical dictionary offers the most thorough study of a group of early American craftsmen published to date. It contains biographies of... View more info

In One Arena Top Dressage Experts Share Their Knowledge through the Levels

By: Biggs, Sharon

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Boonsboro, MD, Half Halt Press, Inc.: 2001

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 3809

ISBN: 093948160X

Condition: New in New dust jacket


Cover is black boards with copper lettering on spine. DJ in a mylar cover. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Illustrated with photographs, mostly color, of the experts. Sections are: Dressage Horse; Rider; Competing; Tips on Riding Gaits, Paces, and Movements; Source Guide. A veritable Who's Who of top ranked international riders, trainers and researchers. ; Photographs; 8 3/4 x 9 3/4; 180 pages View more info

Mining Camp Days

By: Billeb, Emil W.

Price: $27.25

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, Howell-North Books: 1968

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 8512

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


9 X 6 X 1 inches; vii, 229 pages; Hard cover is orange with black lettering on front and spine. Light bumping to boards and some foxing spots on top and side of textblock. DJ has light rubbing, scuffing, sunning, shelf wear, front flap is price clipped; in a mylar cover. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. Lavishly illustrated with 203 b/w photographs, from the author's collection, as well as a b/w map showing the camps along the California and Nevada border... View more info

Detroit is My Own Home Town Signed Copy

By: Bingay, Malcolm W.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: The Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7113

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. Hardcover is green with gold lettering on front and spine. Overall, pages are clean and tight, but does show signs of careful use. Deckled edges to pages. Illustrated with 33 b/w photographs. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on the extra title page, where it states 'limited and signed'. Copyright page states 'first edition.' "...Bingay was hired as the managing editor of the Detroit Free Press, a post he held for years. While managing editor, Bingay masterm... View more info

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Robbing the Bees A Biography of Honey--The Sweet Liquid Gold that Seduced the World

By: Bishop, Holley

Price: $12.25

Publisher: New York, Free Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7694

ISBN: 0743250214

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 9.10 X 6 X 1.10 inches; 324 pages; Hard cover is orange with black spine with gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight. Slight, faint markings on sides of text block. DJ has light rubbing/scuffing/bumping; in a mylar cover. Complete number line for first printing. Illustrated with scattered b/w drawings. "How sweet it is! With a fascinating mix of biology, history and business, 'Robbing the Bees' is a savory reading treat. World figures a... View more info

Building an Antislavery Wall Black Americans in the Atlantic Abolitionist Movement, 1830-1860

By: Blackett, R. J. M.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Ithaca, NY, Cornell Univ Press: 1989

Seller ID: 7933

ISBN: 0801496241

Condition: Very Good


8.40 X 5.60 X 0.60 inches; xiii, 237 pages; Soft cover has light rubbing/bumping. Many pages have extensive underlining..spine is tight. Appendix; Bibliography; Index. View more info

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National Identity and Globalization Youth, State, and Society in Post-Soviet Eurasia

By: Blum, Douglas W.

Price: $25.75

Publisher: Cambridge, England, Cambridge University Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7538

ISBN: 0521876192

Condition: Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket


9 X 6.20 X 1 inches; vii, 225 pages; Hard cover is black with gold lettering on spine. Some neat underlining and margin notes throughout the book. DJ has slight rubbing/scuffing; in a mylar cover. "Is globalization in danger of diluting national identties and 'transnationalizing' cultures? How can societies attempt to manage globalization and become developed while maintaining a viable national identity?" conclusions; references. View more info

Elementary Statistics: 1992 Edition With Floppy Disc

By: Bluman, Allan G.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Dubuque, Iowa, William C Brown Publishers: 1992

Seller ID: 5618

ISBN: 0697069796

Condition: Very Good+


Hardcover is glazed boards with black spine with red lettering. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. 4 pages of errata with cover letter, laid in. 3.5" floppy disk in plastic pocket at back of book. End pages are pinkish colored, with Glossary of Symbols; Quick Reference Guides on them. Pages are unmarked, no highlighting, marginalia, etc. Illustrated with hundreds of typical statistical formulae, calculations, figures, graphs, charts, etc. 3 appendices; ... View more info

Street & Original: 1932-1948 Ford Parts Catalog Summer 1988: Catalog #18

By: Bob Drake Reproductions Inc.

Price: $25.50

Publisher: Grants Pass, OR, Bob Drake Reproductions, Inc.: 1988

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 4129

Condition: Very Good+


Paper cover is black cardboard bound with a black plastic comb. Overall pages are clean and tight; except as noted. Exhaustively illustrated with hundreds of b/w photos and drawings of parts. Insides of both covers are one big ad for company. Catalog is divided into 26, alphabetically organized sections, with index 347-352. Out of print catalog, very hard to find. Oversized, 4#. ; B&W Illustrations; 9 x 11; 352 pages; Cover may be different from that pictured. Soft cover... View more info

Trans-Am Racing, 1966-85 Detroit's Battle for Pony Car Supremacy

By: Bochroch, Albert R.

Price: $161.75

Publisher: Osceola, WI, Motorbooks International: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8315

ISBN: 0879382295

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Photographs; 9.70 X 7.50 X 0.80 inches; 208 pages; Hard cover is glazed blue boards with silver lettering on spine. Light bumping. DJ has faint rubbing, scuffing, bumping, in a mylar cover. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Lavishly illustrated with b/w photographs. "foreward by Parnelli Jones. ." ..offers race reports, politics, personal anecdotes, technical analysis, driver and team manager interviews and a wealth of inspired historical persp... View more info

RUN FOR THE ROSES 100 YEARS AT THE KENTUCKY DERBY

By: Bolus, Jim

Price: $13.25

Publisher: New York, Hawthorne Books, Inc.: 1974

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 4992

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Hardcover is green leather look, with white at spine; red lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight. Lavishly illustrated with 150 b/w photographs and 9 color plates. Some of the chapters are: The First Derby; Wild, Early Years; Knocking Down the Favorites; Fighting Finish; Plain Ben and Calumet; They Called Him Big Red; two appendices and index. Oversized, 4#. ; Photographs; 8 3/4 x 11; ix, 209 pages; Cover has light bumping; little bit of covering removed from ver... View more info

Pontiac They Built Excitement: The Story of an American Automobile Company, 1926 to 1992

By: Bonsall, Thomas E.

Price: $66.50

Publisher: Baltimore, Stony Run Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5791

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Hardcover is green oblong with gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight. Grey end papers. Printed in Italy. Stated 'first edition, first printing' on copyright page. Extensively illustrated with 100+ color and b/w photographs. Has 10 chapters breaking down the history of the brand by years, from 1926-1992, with information about the legendary GMC head designer Harley Earl. Chapters on designing; advertising; racing; Canada; trucks. Three appendices: Pontiac Emb... View more info

American Illustration 6 The Sixth Annual of American Editorial, Book, Advertising, Poster, Promotion Art, Unpublished Work and Film Animation

By: Booth-Clibborn, Edward, edited by

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N Abrams: 1987

Seller ID: 7208

ISBN: 0810918706

Condition: New in Near Fine dust jacket


Color Illustrations; 13 X 9.60 X 1.20 inches; 276 pages; Hard cover is blue with silver writing on front and spine. B/w photographs on end papers. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. DJ has light rubbing/scuffing; in a mylar cover. Lavishly illustrated with 238 pictures, 229 in full color. "...the many talents of the different cultures that exist in North America today surface; thus the volume provides a revealing portrait of our times". "...the ma... 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

Uses Of Abrasives And Abrasive Tools: English Language Edition

By: Borkowski, Jozef A. & Andrzej M. Szymanski

Price: $80.50

Publisher: Chichester, UK, Ellis Horwood, Ltd.: 1992

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 6004

ISBN: 0139325182

Condition: Very Good+


Hard cover is glazed boards. White lettering on blue spine. Green end papers with information on the title and series in front, authors in the rear. Extremely scarce title in English. Pages are clean and tight; shows signs of light, careful use. Originally published in Polish. Translated from Polish into English by Jerzy Tomaszczyk, PWN---Polish Scientific Publishers. Extensively illustrated with 100+ b/w drawings, diagrams, charts, etc. Sections include symbols used in ... View more info

Diesel Fuel Injection

By: Bosch, Robert

Price: $38.50

Publisher: Warrendale, PA, Society of Automotive Engineers Inc: 1994

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 9619

ISBN: 1560915420

Condition: New


Bosch Technical Instruction Series; B&W Illustrations; 8.90 X 6.30 X 0.39 inches; 199 pages; First english edition. Soft cover is green with white lettering on front and spine; cover has light shelf wear and shallow vertical crease on cover. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Exhaustively illustrated with dozens of b/w drawings, diagrams, charts and photographs. Originally published in Germany in 1994. "This reference book is compiled from the most impo... 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

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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