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Royal Tastes [French & English Language]

By: Verlaine, Paul

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, Harmony Books: 1984

Edition: 1st Revised edition

Seller ID: 7753

ISBN: 051755495X

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket

B & W photographs; 8 X 5.60 X 0.90 inches; xiv. 192 pages; Hard cover is burgundy with brown spine, red metallic lettering on spine. Small spotting marks on top of text block. DJ has sunning/rubbing/scuffing, but is intact. Pages are clean and tight; book appears as if never used, just sat on shelf. Illustrated with many b/w photographs of mostly nude women, men, boys. Some of the poems are translated by Alan Stone. "Alan Stone's remarkably faithful translation emplo... View more info

Tour Of The World In Eighty Days

By: Verne, Jules

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Chicago, Laird & Lee, Publishers: 1892

Seller ID: 10415

Condition: Good+

5 1/2 x7 3/4; 194 pages; Hard cover has red boards with grey spine with silver lettering on spine. Boards have rubbing, scuffing, bumping, shelf wear and a few water stains on front. Sunning to edges of the text block. May be missing front end paper[s]. Weak gutters. Pages have some sunning and age wear, plus a few marks and stains. Story originally published in French, in 1872. This is an American edition from 1892, published by Laird & Lee. View more info

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A Treasure In My Garden: English Edition Includes Music DVD

By: Vigneault, Gilles & Stéphane Jorisch

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec, The Secret Mountain: 2007

Seller ID: 9495

ISBN: 2923163141

Condition: New

Color Illustrations; 8.20 X 7.80 X 0.40 inches; Unpaginated pages; Hard cover has white spine with blue and green lettering. NEW book. Colorful illustrations. "Tender, subtle, and irresistibly simple songs with lyrics that will delight children's ears, Gilles Vigneault's wandering mind carries us far away into an imaginative world full of poetry. "J’ai pour toi un lac" and "Les amours, les travaux," two classics he penned many years ago, fit perfect... View more info

Russian and Soviet Painting An Exhibition from the Museums of the USSR Presented at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, and the Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco

By: Vladimirovich, Dmitrii Sarabianov

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Metropolitan Museum of Art: 1977

Seller ID: 158

ISBN: 0870991620

Condition: Very Good+

Soft cover is heavy, paper cover. Grey spine with red and black lettering. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Lavishly illustrated with 23 color and 100+ b/w photographs. Catalogue information by E. Yu. Korotkevich and E. A. Uspenskaiai; translation, foreword, and bibliography by John E. Bowlt. Sections are: Russian and Soviet Painting; The Paintings; addendum; chronology; biographies of the artists; selective bibliography. Oversized, 4#. ; Exhibition Catal... View more info

Journal Of Autism And Developmental Disorders: April, 1996: Number 2 Special Issue: Autism Research Report from the National Institute of Health

By: Volkmar, Fred and Marie Bristol, editors

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, Plenum Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 4366

Condition: Near Fine

Soft cover is white with green on front and green lettering on spine and back. Pages are clean and tight; appears almost as if unused. Few graphs and charts. Pages are from 115-289. Has 26 contributions/articles. ISSNE 0162-3257. Extremely scarce title. ; Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders Series; Vol. 26; Charts & Tables; 6 x 9; 177+ pages; Cover has minor rubbing/scuffing and shelf wear. View more info

Western European Illuminated Manuscripts 8th To 16th Centuries [2003 Edition]

By: Voronova, Tamara and Andrei Sterligov

Price: $40.25

Publisher: London, Sirrocco/Greenwich Editions: 2003

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 5732

ISBN: 0862885841

Condition: New in New dust jacket

Hardcover is glazed boards. DJ is in mylar cover. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Lavishly illustrated with 371 color illuminations, spanning eight centuries. "This book presents a collection which was started during the French Peter Dubrowsky, a bibliophile who was able to purchase manuscripts, incunabula and books from France. It includes missals and sacred texts....a magnificent series of royal and princely manuscripts, originally in... View more info

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Michigan Flora, Part. 2 Dicots (Saururaceae-Cornaceae)

By: Voss, Edward G.

Price: $37.25

Publisher: Bloomfield Hills, MI, Cranbrook Inst of Science: 1998

Seller ID: 8136

ISBN: 0877370370

Condition: As New in Very Good+ dust jacket

Cranbrook Institute of Science Bulletin 59 Series; B & W and Color & Maps; 9.30 X 6.50 X 2 inches; xox, 727 pages; Hard cover is green cloth with silver lettering on spine. Very slight bumping. DJ has light shelf wear, rubbing; in a mylar cover. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Exhaustively illustrated with 971 b/w location maps of Michigan and 351 b/w drawings. 8 pages of color plates. Introductory Section; Taxonomic Section; Glossary; index; corrigenda;... View more info

Botanical Beachcombers and Explorers Pioneers of the 19th Century in the Upper Great Lakes

By: Voss, Edward G.

Price: $47.25

Publisher: Ann Arbor, Michigan, University of Michigan Herbarium: 1978

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 8697

ISBN: B0006D26EO

Condition: Near Fine

Contributions from the University of Michigan Herbarium, Volume 13 Series; B&W Illustrations & Maps; 7 x 10; viii, 100 pages; Soft cover is cream color, slight sunning and rubbing. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Illustrated with 26 b/w pictures and maps. Edward Groesbeck "Ed" Voss (1929 – 2012) was an American botanist and expert on taxonomic nomenclature. Voss was born in Delaware, Ohio, received his Ph. D. Degree from the University of Michi... View more info

Equine Genetics & Selection Procedures

By: Wagoner, Don, editor and The Research Staff Of Equine Research Publications; Lorraine W Chalkley and W. R. Cook

Price: $34.50

Publisher: Dallas, TX, Equine Research: 1978

Seller ID: 5301

ISBN: 0935842055

Condition: Near Fine

Hardcover is brown leatherette with gold lettering on front and spine. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Extensively illustrated with hundreds of b/w drawings, diagrams, photographs, maps, charts and 64 color photographs. "is today's most comprehensive and instructive study on all aspects of equine designed to provide the horseman with an important guide to establishing an effective selection program....important present ... View more info

The Klamath Knot Explorations of Myth and Evolution

By: Wallace, David Rains

Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, A Yolly Bolly Press Book / Sierra Club Books: 1983

Seller ID: 8089

ISBN: 0871563169

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket

B&W Illustrations; 9.40 X 6.40 X 1.20 inches; 149 pages; Hard cover has burgundy spine with black lettering. Slight shelf wear to covers. DJ has rubbing/scuffing, light shelf wear, sunning, some closed tears along top. Book appears as if unused, pages are clean and tight, with deckled edges. Some b/w drawings. " based on several of Wallace's journeys through the Klamath Mountains and specifically into the Siskiyou Wilderness. The book has become regionally appre... View more info

Book Of Pine Needle Craft Instruction Book 1 [Revised]

By: Walsh, Veronica T,

Price: $26.75

Publisher: Seffner, FL, Do Do Sales, Inc.: 1977

Seller ID: 8195

Condition: Very Good-

Vol. 1; B&W Illustrations; 8 1/2 x 11; 48 pages; Soft cover is stapled wraps. Some shelf wear and bumping. Previous owner's name written neatly in black across the top of the back cover. Pages are clean and tight. Lavishly illustrated with b/w photographs and drawings of how to make these beautiful crafts. "Pine needle art is an outgrowth of an ancient material culture tradition in North Carolina. For several millennia, the Native Americans living in the region that ... View more info

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The Michigan Counting Book

By: Wargin, Kathy-jo & Michael Glenn Monroe

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Chelsea, MI, Sleeping Bear Press: 2000

Seller ID: 8752

ISBN: 1585360031

Condition: New in New dust jacket

America by the Numbers Series; Color Illustrations; Unpaginated pages; Oblong shaped hard cover has glazed boards. Matching picture on the DJ. Another beautiful book by Wargin on Michigan. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Pages not numbered; 23 beautifully illustrated colorful pages. Fun book for teaching kids counting, using info about our Great Lakes State! ! View more info

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The Legend of Sleeping Bear 10th Anniversary Edition With DVD

By: Wargin, Kathy-Jo & Gijsbert Van Frankenhuyzen & Jeff Daniels

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Chelsea, MI, Sleeping Bear Pr: 2008

Edition: 10

Seller ID: 9991

ISBN: 158536424X

Condition: Near Fine

Color Illustrations; 9 1/4 x 11 1/2; Unpaginated pages; Hard cover is illustrated boards. Blue spine with black lettering. Jeff Daniels does the audio on the DVD sealed in plastic pocket, inside back cover. Boards have slight rubbing. Pages are clean and tight. Beautiful color pictures to illustrate this classic Ojibwa tale. In this retelling of an Ojibwe Indian tale, a mother bear loses sight of her two cubs as they all attempt to escape a forest fire by swimming acros... View more info

A Thousand Ways To Please A Husband With Bettina's Best Recipes

By: Weaver, Louise Bennett, LeCron, Helen Cowles

Price: $47.75

Publisher: New York, A. L. Burt: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9345

Condition: Good

B&W Illustrations; 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 x 1 1/2; 479 pages; Hard cover is tan with black lettering on spine. Covers have sunning, rubbing, bumping, fraying and light spotting. Pages are intact, but with a weak gutter. Some pages have some spatter or fingerprints. Can easily tell which were the favorite recipes by the owner, those pages show many signs of loving use, such as prints, and splatters. B/w frontispiece. Illustrated with b/w drawings throughout the book. 'This charmin... View more info


By: Wendie, Shaffer., Cathy Brickwood and Shaffer's English. (Editors and translators).

Price: $27.50

Publisher: The European Fine Art Foundation: 1996

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 5421

ISBN: 9075375034

Condition: Very Good+

Softcover is heavy, glazed paper. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. This is the exhibition catalogue for the European Fine Art Foundation, 9-17 March, 1996, in Maastricht, The Netherlands. Sections are written by various experts. Sections are: Vermeer: his Clents, his Patrons and his Admirers; Highlights from a Private Collection; Searching for Eden: the Primal Urge in Modern Art; Villa Reale--the Tuscan Villa where Elisa Bonaparte Held Court; King Willem ... View more info

Mennonite Church In America

By: Wenger, J.C.

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Ephrata, PA, Eastern Mennonite Publications: 2011

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 8573

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket

B&W Illustrations; 5 3/4 x 8 3/4; 284 pages; Second printing from 2014. Hard cover is tan with black lettering on front and spine. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if never used. Illustrated with some b/w photographs. No DJ, as issued. John C. Wenger (December 25, 1910 – March 26, 1995) was an American Mennonite theologian and professor. "Written at the request of the Historical and Research Committee of Mennonite General Conference." Originally published:... View more info

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Amazon Journey An Anthropologist's Year Among Brazil's Mekranoti Indians

By: Werner, Dennis

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Edgewood Cliffs, NJ, Prentice Hall: 1989

Seller ID: 7800

ISBN: 0130254533

Condition: Near Fine

B&W Photographs; 9 X 5.80 X 0.60 inches; xi, 215 pages; Soft cover has slight rubbing and bumping. Appear as if unused. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with 17 b/w photographs. "You will learn to understand the Indians with their diverse personalities as they experience life's variety....warfare, rituals, and struggles with Brazilian and international politics". Personal names; glossary; additional information on the Kayapo; index. View more info

Legends of Old Honolulu

By: Westervelt, W.D.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Honolulu, Hawaii, Mutual Publishing: 2003

Seller ID: 9128

ISBN: 1566476046

Condition: Near Fine

7 X 4.30 X 0.80 inches; xiv, 282 pages; Soft cover has slight rubbings, slight creasing to front cover. Sticker on back cover. NEW book, pages are clean and tight. Originally printed in 1915, this reprint is from 2003. "...introduces the figures who shaped the mythical and early history of old Honolulu. We meet demigods like the water providers Ka -ne and Kanaloa, warriors, priests, the fairy people know as Menehunes, the shape-shifting dog Ku as well as other spirit... View more info

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Born To Kvetch Yiddish Language and Culture in All of its Moods

By: Wex, Michael

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, St.Martin's Press: 2005

Seller ID: 9556

ISBN: 0312307411

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

8.30 X 5.70 X 1.10 inches; xiii, 302 pages; Hard cover is black with blue lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. DJ in mylar cover. "Wex is a rare combination of Jewish comic and scholarly cultural analyst". The book is about cultural and religious influences in Yiddish language, and how the Jewish worldview is reflected in Yiddish, putting the main focus on Yiddish as a language of opposition (or "language of aggravation, of exi... View more info

Tension and Harmony The Navajo Rug

By: Wheat, Joe Ben & Kate Peck Kent & Marsha Gallagher & Gary Witherspoon & Stephen Trimble

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Flagstaff, AZ, Museum of Northern Arizona Press: 1982

Seller ID: 6895

ISBN: 0897340809

Condition: Near Fine

Booklet is stapled wraps. Cover is a reddish patterned rugh. White lettering on cover. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Lavishly illustrated with 17 color and 38 photographs and drawings of modern and old rugs. Sections are: Early Navajo Weaving; From Blanket to Rug: The Evolution of Najavo Weaving aftter 1880; The Weaver and the Wool; The Process of Navajo Weaving; Self-Esteem and Self-Expresssion in Navajo Weaving; suggested readings. ; Plateau Magazine... View more info