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Gzhel Pottery 18th To 20th Centuries [Mostly in Russian Language]

By: Dulkina, Tatiana and Natalya Grigorieva

Price: $38.25

Publisher: Russia?, 1988

Seller ID: 4714

ISBN: 5737000516

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Hardcover is grey with blue ceramic urn or samovar (? ) on front, blue lettering on spine. White endpapers. Pages are clean and tight. Title page is in English and Russian/Cyrillic. Lavishly illustrated with 179 color and b/w photographs. At the back of the book the photographs are listed and described in English and Russian. Table of contents is at the rear [right side] of the book. The 4 page summary at the rear is in English. 'Not far from Moscow there is a group of a... View more info

The Story Of Evangeline, Adapted From Longfellow. With The Original Poem

By: Edwards, Clayton.

Price: $12.75

Publisher: New York, Frederick A. Stokes Co.: 1913

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 8765

Condition: Very Good


Color Illustrations; 7 1/4 x 9 1/2; 260 pages; Hard cover is blue coth with color paste down on front, faded gold lettering on spine; in a clear plastic protector. Light bumping, sunning, rubbing. Illustrated with 6 color plates by M. L. Kirk. Laid in between pages 104-105 is a newspaper clipping of 'These Fascinating Ladies' about Miss Hilda Ruppert. The clipping has discolored both of these pages, but the text is still easily readable. Gift inscription neatly written i... View more info

The Complete Book Of The Horse Foreword by Olympic Gold Medalist Richard Meade

By: Edwards, Elwyn Hartley and Candida Geddes, editors

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Arco Publishing Company, Inc: 1973

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 3446

ISBN: 0668033355

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Cover is black with gold lettering on spine. End pages are red with black diagram of the horse and a smaller picture of a running horse. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with 100+ pictures and drawings, in color and b/w. Sections are: History of the Horse; World's Principal Breeds and Types; Health of the Horse; Care and Management; Breeding and Stud Management; History of Riding; Methods and Techniques of Training; Equestrian Sports; Horse at Work; The and the Art... View more info

The Art of Buliding a Pennsylvania Longrifle Revised 3rd Edition

By: Ehrig, Dave; Dave Miller & Chuck Dixon

Price: $72.00

Publisher: Kempton, PA, Dixon Muzzleloading Shop, Inc.: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8203

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; 8 1/2 x 11; 190 pages; Soft cover has black plastic spiral binding. Light rubbing/scuffing to cover, small dirt smudge on back, 1/4" tan stain on page 190, below text. Hand numbered on title page, No. 3438. This large format builder's guide concentrates on the special techniques needed to recreate an authentic original style raised carved longrifle. Heavily illustrated with line drawings, this latest edition shows many currently available castings ... View more info

Great American Indian Leaders Special Exhibit Catalogue; a Traveling Museum Exhibit Brought to You by Encyclopaedia Britannica Usa

By: Encyclopaedia Britannnica U S A

Price: $7.25

Publisher: No Place, Encyclopedia Britannica: 1980

Seller ID: 2318

Condition: Very Good+


Pages are clean and tight. This is an exhibition guide for a traveling show on North American Indian Leaders. Illustrated with color photos. Leaders are: Black Hawk [Sauk]; Cochise [Apache]; Cornplanter [Seneca]; (Chief) Joseph [Nez Perce], the Pacific Northwest chief who made the famous statement 'We will fight no more, forever'; Massasoit [Wampanoag]; Pontiac [Ottawa]; Powhatan [Powhatan]; Red Cloud [Sioux]; Sacagawea [Shoshone], the only woman included, and renowned a... View more info

Lamidi Olonade Fakeye A Retrospective Exhibition and Autobiography

By: Fakeye, Lamidi Olonade & Bruce M. Haight & David H. Curl & Jacqueline Carey & De Pree Art Center & Gallery

Price: $31.25

Publisher: Holland, MI, Hope College: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8122

ISBN: 088196008X

Condition: Very Good+


Exhibition Catalogue Series; B&W Illustrations & Maps; 9.90 X 7.90 X 0.60 inches; 229 pages; Soft cover has purple spine with white lettering. Light shelf wear, rubbing to covers; some pages have pink highlighter. Pages are tight. Lavishly illustrated with 8 color, 67 b/w photographs and some b/w maps. Catalogue from DePree Art Center and Gallery, Hope College, Holland, MI on 11 October---22 November, 1996. "Over the last several decades Lamidi Olonade Fakeye [1928--... View more info

Borrowed Plumes A Selection of Letters from Edwardian Newspapers

By: Farrer, Peter

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Liverpool, Karn Publications: 1994

Seller ID: 8246

ISBN: 0951238523

Condition: Fine


B & W and Color; 8.10 X 5.70 X 0.50 inches; 144 pages; SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON HALF TITLE PAGE, dated 6 February, 1998. Soft cover has slight rubbing to covers. pages are clean and tight. Teal lettering on white spine. Illustrated with color and b/w pictures. 8 color plates from periodicals, 20 b/w drawings and photographs. "Covering the period from 1898 to 1912, this volume contains letters from "The Queen", "The Daily Mirror", "Modern Society"... View more info

When Michigan Was Young: The Story of its Beginnings, Early Legends, and Folklore

By: Fasquell, Ethel Rowan

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Autrain, MI, Avery Color Studios: 1981

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 7045

ISBN: 0932212220

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; 8.30 X 5.30 X 0.50 inches; 152 pages; Cover has light rubbing/scuffing, a couple of small, tan spots on edges of text block. Softcover has a white spine with red lettering. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Originally printed in 1950, by Eerdman's of Grand Rapids. Illustrated with several b/w photographs. "The name of Ottawa Land was often applied to Michigan because the aboriginal Ottawa nation, decendants of the Algonuins [sic Algo... View more info

TREASURES OF CHINA

By: Feibao, Du and Du Minglun

Price: $15.50

Publisher: No Place, China Travel & Tourism Press: 2006

Seller ID: 8587

ISBN: 7503229209

Condition: New


Soft cover is self wraps. Yellow spine with red lettering. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Lavishly illustrated with dozens of color photographs. Brief chronology of Chinese history in the back. Sections are: Stone Carvings; Jades; Pottery Ware; Porcelain; Bronzes; Gold and Silver Articles; Wooden and Lacquer Articles; Paintings; Calligraphic Works; Ancient China's Science and Technology. No date of publication listed, but the foreword is dated May 2006.... View more info

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Nice Work If You Can Get It My Life in Rhythm and Rhyme

By: Feinstein, Michael

Price: $23.25

Publisher: New York, Hyperion: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8324

ISBN: 0786860936

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Photographs; 9 X 6 X 1.10 inches; 406 pages; Hard cover is blue boards with blue cloth spine. Copper colored lettering on spine. DJ has light rubbing/scuffing, light sticker residue on back; in a mylar cover. Gift inscription on front end paper, dated 16 November, 1995. Signed and inscribed on half title page. "FOR BRIAN---HOPING YOU ENJOY THIS BOOK! GRATEFULLY----MICHAEL FEINSTEIN, SAGINAW 1995". Stitched pages are clean and tight. Appears as if unused. Illu... View more info

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Guests of the Sheik An Ethnography of an Iraqi Village

By: Fernea, Elizabeth Warnock

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Anchor Books: 1995

Seller ID: 7227

ISBN: 0385014856

Condition: Very Good


6.90 X 4.10 X 1 inches; xii, 346 pages; Paperback has light rubbing, bumping, shelf wear. Pages are clean and tight, no markings of any kind. "...is an account of the author's 2 year stay in the tiny rural village of El Hahra in southern Iraq. To help her anthropologist husband gather data, Mrs. Fernea agreed to dress only in the all-enveloping black veilds of the women of the harem. Although she shared a a small mud-rick cottage with her husband, her daily lief was ... View more info

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Guests of the Sheik An Ethnography of an Iraqi Village

By: Fernea, Elizabeth Warnock

Price: $13.25

Publisher: New York, Anchor: 1989

Seller ID: 8396

ISBN: 0385014856

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Map; 8.10 X 5.20 X 1 inches; 346 pages; Soft cover has black spine with orange and blue lettering. Cover has light rubbing/scuffing/bumping. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with a 2 page b/w map. Originally printed in 1965. A delightful, well-written, and vastly informative ethnographic study, this is an account of Fernea's two-year stay in a tiny rural village in Iraq. To help her anthropologist husband gather data, she agreed to dress only in the all-envelop... View more info

Die Kraftfahrzeuge. Ein Lehr- Und Nachschlagewerk Für Kraftfahrzeughandwerker, Kraftfahrzeugelektriker, Reparaturwerkstätten Und Fahrschulen. [german Language Book] [The Motor Vehicles. a Teaching/case Study and a Reference Book for Motor Vehiclecraftsmen, Motor Vehicle Electricians, Repair Workshops and Driving Schools]

By: Fiedler, Kurt-Götz (Hrsg. )

Price: $113.00

Publisher: Berlin, Germany, Heinrich Killinger Verlagsgellschaft M. B. H.: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5368

Condition: Very Good+


Hardcover is brown with gold lettering on cover and spine [very faded on spine]. Cover lettering is in Fraktur. Heavy, tan endpapers. Pages are clean and tight. ENTIRE BOOK IS WRITTEN IN GERMAN TEXT. Contains 1285 b/w text illustrations; photographs, diagrams, formulae, tables . 6 multi color boards of 3 detachable models, intact. An inside view of pre-World War 2 motor vehicle teaching texts. Oversized/heavy; 6#. Scarce and collectible title. ; Charts & Tables & b/w ph... View more info

LIVING DANGEROUSLY

By: Fiennes, Sir Ranulph

Price: $31.25

Publisher: London, MACMILLAN: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8409

ISBN: 0333444175

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


B & W and Color and Maps; 9.92 X 7.56 X 1.02 inches; viii, 263 pages; SIGNED. Hard cover is blue with gold lettering spine. Light shelf wear, rubbing. DJ has light shelf wear, rubbing, bumping, scuffing; in a mylar cover. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. Extensively illustrated with 61 color and 13 b/w photographs and 11 b/w maps. Gift inscription from author on title page: WITH VERY BEST WISHES, RANULPH FIENNES, 19TH OCTOBER, 1987. "Fiennes [t b. 194... View more info

The Unmarried Sisters

By: Fife, Dale

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Cudahy: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8355

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 9 X 6 X 1 inches; 208 pages; Hard cover blue/green with teal colored cloth spine with white lettering on it. Light bumping and sunning to cover and pages. Tiny red pen mark on upper corner of front end paper. Book appears as if unused. DJ has light rubbing, scuffing, sunning, edge wear; in a mylar cover. Book written by the prolific author of juvenile books, Fife. "Story of the Houck family, Alsatians who emigrated to Toledo, Ohio in the early 1900... View more info

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Fisher-Price Little People Worlds of Adventure A Look Inside Book

By: Fisher-PriceTM & Matt Mitter

Price: $16.75

Publisher: Pleasantville, NY, Studio Fun International: 2008

Seller ID: 9017

ISBN: 079441446X

Condition: Very Good+


Color Illustrations; 11 3/4 x 10; Unpaginated pages; Oblong shaped board book with blue spine. Light rubbing to boards and spine. . Pages not numbered, 20 pages. Every page is filled with vibrant colored pictures. A fun book for kids to learn new words and reading. View more info

Glossary of Biotechnology Terms

By: Fleschar, Manfred H., Ph.D. & Kimball R. Nill

Price: $10.50

Publisher: Lancaster, PA, CRC Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6788

ISBN: 0877629919

Condition: Very Good+


Hard cover is burgundy colored, faux leather with gold lettering on front and spine. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Text is arranged alphabetically, by term/word. ; 0.75 x 9.5 x 6.5 Inches; vi, 153 pages; Cover has faint, shallow scratch on front, previous owner's name tidily written on front end paper; slight bumping. View more info

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Rock Art of the Dreamtime Images of Ancient Australia

By: Flood, Josephine

Price: $24.75

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, HarperCollinsPublishers PTY Limited: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7968

ISBN: 0207189080

Condition: Very Good+


Remainder; B&W and color maps & illustrations; 9.37 X 6.69 X 0.89 inches; xii, 372 pages; Soft cover has a black remainder line across top of text block. Cover has some minor rubbing/scuffing/bumping. Book appears as if unused. Illustrated with at least 19 color photographs, dozens of b/w photographs, drawings and many b/w maps. "The first new overview of Australian Aboriginal rock art written by an archaeologist for nearly 40 years....takes the reader on an exciting... View more info

The Secret Language Of Life How Animals and Plants Feel and Communicate

By: Ford, Brian J.

Price: $10.25

Publisher: New York, Fromm International: 2000

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 3751

ISBN: 0880642548

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Cover is white boards with black spine, gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Illustrated with 38 b/w photographs. Originally published in UK in 1999. "In an engrossing tour of the many species we share our plane with, Ford reveals how all living things feel and communicate in ways that, though mysterious to us, are very real. He cites a growing body of research to show that we are surrounded not by brute beasts we can use at will, b... View more info

The Secret Language Of Life How Animals and Plants Feel and Communicate

By: Ford, Brian J.

Price: $17.25

Publisher: New York, Fromm International: 2000

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 10197

ISBN: 0880642548

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Cover is white boards with black spine, gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Illustrated with 38 b/w photographs. Originally published in UK in 1999. "In an engrossing tour of the many species we share our plane with, Ford reveals how all living things feel and communicate in ways that, though mysterious to us, are very real. He cites a growing body of research to show that we are surrounded not by brute beasts we can use at will, b... View more info