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The Book of Buffalo Pottery

By: Altman, Violet and Seymour

Price: $21.25

Publisher: New York, Bonanza Books, New York: 1969

Seller ID: 113

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Hard cover is orange with gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight. Exhaustively illustrated with over 400 color and b/w photographs. Some of the sections are: Larkin Company; Blue Willow and Gaudy Willow; Pitchers and Jugs; Deldare Ware; Abino Ware; glossary; bibliography; index. Oversized, 4#. ; Photographs; 8 3/4 x 11 1/4; 192 pages; Hardcover has light shelf wear, rubbing, bumping. DJ has bumping, rubbing/scuffing, bumping; in a mylar cover. View more info

American Illustration Showcase Illustration 1 of 2

By: American Showcase Inc. (Ed.)

Price: $46.25

Publisher: New York, American Showcase: 1992

Seller ID: 9365

ISBN: 093114471X

Condition: Very Good+


Vol. 1; Color Illustrations; 9 1/2 x 12 x 2 1/2 ; 748 pages; Soft cover is self wraps. Black spine with white lettering on it. #15 on the spine. Light rubbing and scuffing to covers. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. Every page is illustrated with color, some b/w, advertising art. Great examples of advertising, and illustration, art from the early 1990s. Index. Very overweight, 10#. View more info

Lennon: What Happened!

By: Ampolsk, B. R. , B. Schofield and Chris Rowley

Price: $11.75

Publisher: U S A, Sunshine Publications, Inc.: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9089

ISBN: 0895962969

Condition: Very Good


Softcover biography. Inside of front cover printed with what Yoko Ono told their son, Sean Lennon, after his father, John Lennon, was shot. Inside of back cover has b/w photo of John and Yoko together. Overall pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with 20+ b/w photographs. Edited by Timothy Green Beckley. Stated first printing on copyright page. The stor of John Lennon and his murder, outside his New York City, residence, in December of 1980. Rushed to print right after the murder. ; B & W illustrations; 4 1/4 x 7; 160 pages; Cover has some shelf wear, bumping, rubbing/scuffing, few nicks an... View more info

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Indigenous Peoples in International Law

By: Anaya, S. James

Price: $15.25

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press, USA: 2000

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 7563

ISBN: 0195140451

Condition: Fine


Tables; 9.10 X 6.10 X 0.40 inches; xi, 267 pages; Soft cover is brown with white lettering on front and spine; shallow vertical crease on front cover. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. "James Anaya has done for indigenous people in international law what Felix Cohen did for Native Americans in the United States. He has brought clarity, understanding, and order to a field previously understood only in isolated bits and pieces. It will now be impossible to think about this topic without consideration of Professor Anaya's prodigious research and deeply analytical jurisprudentia... View more info

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Powwow

By: Ancona, George

Price: $10.00

Publisher: San Diego, CA, HMH Books for Young Readers: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9773

ISBN: 0152632689

Condition: Very Good-


Color Illustrations; Unpaginated pages; Hard cover is glazed boards; light rubbing, bumping, scuffing. Red spine with white lettering. Previous owner's name written on front end paper. Pages show light signs of careful use. Illustrated with many color photographs. Pages not numbered; 48 pages. 'Throughout the year in cities and towns and on reservations across the U. S. And Canada, Native Americans gather to celebrate their shared culture and ancestry in the traditions of the powwow. George Ancona's full-color photographs offer an exceptional look at Crow Fair, the largest powwow in the U. S. ... View more info

A History of Their Own Women in Europe From Prehistory to the Present: Volume II

By: ANDERSON, Bonnie S. & Judith P. Zinsser

Price: $13.75

Publisher: New York, Harper: 1989

Seller ID: 8668

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; 6 1/4 x 9 1/4 x 1 1/2; xix, 572 pages; Soft cover has cream colored spine with black writing on it. Covers have slight rubbing, bumping, scuffing. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Illustrated with b/w photographs. "Women's history from prehistoric times to the present, focusing on the developments, achievements, and changes in women's roles in society, organized within a loose chronology with chapters focusing on women's place and function in society. Topics include the roles of female monarchs and women of the court, the application of the new tools of t... View more info

Martin Ramirez.

By: ANDERSON, Brooke Davis.

Price: $41.25

Publisher: Seattle, WA, Marquand Books and the American Folk Art Museum: 2007

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 8349

ISBN: 0977802817

Condition: Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket


Exhbition Catalogue Series; Color Illustrations; 9 1/4 x 12 1/4; 192 pages; Hard cover is black cloth with silver lettering on front and spine. Slight bumping; gift inscription on front end paper. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. DJ has slight rubbing, is double-sided; in a mylar cover. Exhaustively illustrated with color pictures. Essays by 6 authors. Chronology; checklist of exhibition; bibliography; about author and contributors; index. Exhibiton presented at: January 23 - May 13, 2007, at the American Folk Art Museum, New York, June 9 - September 9, 2007 at the San JoseĀ“ M... View more info

Phantom, Son Of Gray Ghost

By: Anderson, C. W.

Price: $35.50

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1969

Seller ID: 8758

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; 9.10 X 7.20 X 0.70 inches; 86 pages; Hard cover has illustrated cover. Green spine with grey lettering. Covers have some light rubbing, bumping, scuffing, and a few small marks on back cover. Some sunning and light spotting on edges of text block. Pages are clean and tight. Besides the great story, they are full of the wonderful original horse art one expects from the master horse illustrator, Anderson." From the moment he first sees her ride, Mr. Jameson knows Sally has the courage and spirit to match the wonderful horse Phantom". View more info

The Flemish Merchant of Venice Daniel Nijs and the Sale of the Gonzaga Art Collection

By: Anderson, Christina

Price: $27.25

Publisher: New Haven, CT, Yale University Press: 2015

Seller ID: 9766

ISBN: 0300209681

Condition: New in New dust jacket


Maps & color illustrations; viii, 264 pages; Hard bound is black with silver lettering on spine. This is a NEW book. DJ. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with 51 color and b/w pictures, plus a family tree of the Nijs family. "During the years 1627 and 1628, Charles I of England purchased the cream of the Gonzaga art collection, belonging to the dukes of Mantua, in what would become the greatest art deal of the 17th century. Among the treasures sold were ancient statues and stunning paintings by Titian, Raphael, Correggio, and Rubens. This book examines this fascinating and significan... View more info

The Flemish Merchant of Venice Daniel Nijs and the Sale of the Gonzaga Art Collection

By: Anderson, Christina

Price: $27.25

Publisher: New Haven, CT, Yale University Press: 2015

Seller ID: 9767

ISBN: 0300209681

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Maps & color illustrations; viii, 264 pages; Hard bound is black with silver lettering on spine. This is a NEW book. DJ. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with 51 color and b/w pictures, plus a family tree of the Nijs family. "During the years 1627 and 1628, Charles I of England purchased the cream of the Gonzaga art collection, belonging to the dukes of Mantua, in what would become the greatest art deal of the 17th century. Among the treasures sold were ancient statues and stunning paintings by Titian, Raphael, Correggio, and Rubens. This book examines this fascinating and significan... View more info

The Flemish Merchant of Venice Daniel Nijs and the Sale of the Gonzaga Art Collection

By: Anderson, Christina

Price: $27.25

Publisher: New Haven, CT, Yale University Press: 2015

Seller ID: 9768

ISBN: 0300209681

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Maps & color illustrations; viii, 264 pages; Hard bound is black with silver lettering on spine. This is a NEW book. DJ. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with 51 color and b/w pictures, plus a family tree of the Nijs family. "During the years 1627 and 1628, Charles I of England purchased the cream of the Gonzaga art collection, belonging to the dukes of Mantua, in what would become the greatest art deal of the 17th century. Among the treasures sold were ancient statues and stunning paintings by Titian, Raphael, Correggio, and Rubens. This book examines this fascinating and significan... 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 art, in floral gifts, in romance. This book covers many of these fascinating and disappearing meanings. View more info

Worldes Blysse

By: Anonymous, French & Katherine Blake & Giraut de Bornelh & Michael Praetorius & Christmas Traditional & Audrey Evans & Dorothy Carter & Karen Lupton

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Beverly Hills, CA, Caroline: 2007

Seller ID: 9554

Condition: New


5.55 X 4.97 X 0.54 inches; NEW, sealed in shrinkwrap, in jewel case. Pieces: Kinderly; All turns to yesterday; Love me broughte ; Beatrice; Ecce mundi gaudium; Waylaway; Alba; When thy turuf is thy tour; Erthe upon erthe; Passing thus alone; La volta; Pearl; Swete sone; So spricht das leben; C'est la fin; How death comes. View more info

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Sifra, Dibbura Desinai Rhetorical Formulae, Literary Structures, and Legal Traditions

By: Apothaker, Howard L.

Price: $61.25

Publisher: Cincinnati, Hebrew Union College Press: 2003

Seller ID: 5353

ISBN: 0878204520

Condition: New


Hardcover is dark blue with gold embossed lettering on front and spine. Pages are clean and tight; printed on acid free paper. This is a NEW book. Sections include: transliterations; abbreviations; Part I: Translation and Analysis; BeHar; BeHuqotai; Part II: Synthetic Analyses; Rhetorical Formulae; Literary Structures; Legal Traditions; Thoughts on Mishnah and Sifra's Parting of the Ways; Appendices: Listing of the Rehtorical Formulae; Outline of the Rules; Deriving Affirmative Propositions from Preclusions; bibliography; index of persons; index of sources; general index. "Apothaker makes ... View more info

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Sifra, Dibbura Desinai Rhetorical Formulae, Literary Structures, and Legal Traditions

By: Apothaker, Howard L.

Price: $61.25

Publisher: Cincinnati, Hebrew Union College Press: 2003

Seller ID: 5777

ISBN: 0878204520

Condition: New


Hardcover is dark blue with gold embossed lettering on front and spine. Pages are clean and tight; printed on acid free paper. This is a NEW book. Sections include: transliterations; abbreviations; Part I: Translation and Analysis; BeHar; BeHuqotai; Part II: Synthetic Analyses; Rhetorical Formulae; Literary Structures; Legal Traditions; Thoughts on Mishnah and Sifra's Parting of the Ways; Appendices: Listing of the Rhehtorical Formulae; Outline of the Rules; Deriving Affirmative Propositions from Preclusions; bibliography; index of persons; index of sources; general index. "Apothaker makes... View more info

Tzili The Story of a Life

By: Appelfeld, Aharon

Price: $15.75

Publisher: New York, Dutton: 1983

Seller ID: 9418

ISBN: 0525241876

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


7.60 X 4.80 X 0.90 inches; 185 pages; Hard cover is blue with white spine, with gold lettering on spine. Slight rubbing to boards. DJ has slight rubbing, in a mylar cover. Pages are clean and tight, this is a NEW book. Translated by Dalya Bilu. 'The youngest, least-favored member of an Eastern European Jewish family, Tzili is considered an embarrassment by her parents and older siblings. Her schooling has been a failure, she is simple and meek, and she seems more at home with the animals in the field than with people. And so when her panic-stricken family flees the encroaching Nazi armies, Tzi... View more info

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Conservation Design for Subdivisions A Practical Guide To Creating Open Space Networks

By: Arendt, Randall G.

Price: $21.25

Publisher: Covelo, CA, Island Press: 1996

Edition: 3

Seller ID: 8923

ISBN: 1559634898

Condition: Very Good+


B & W and Color illustrations; 11 x 8 1/2; xix, 184 pages; AUTHOR SIGNED on title page. Soft cover has slight shelf wear and rubbing. Black lettering on white spine; oblong shaped. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. Extensively illustrated with b/w and color drawings, diagrams and elevations. "Arendt explores better ways of designing new residential developments. He presents a practical handbook for residential developers, site designers, local officials, and landowners that explains how to implement new ideas about land-use planning and enivronmental protection; 7 appendices... View more info

Out Of The Mist

By: Arnett, Jean

Price: $9.25

Publisher: Detroit, MI, Dramar Publishing Co.: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4411

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Hardcover is dark blue with silver lettering on front and spine. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with 9 b/w photographs. Would appear to be a collection of essays, poems, and so forth by a journalist, including travels and personal interactions with the countries, landscapes and individuals encountered. Stated first printing, November 1961.; B & W photographs; 5 3/4 x 8 3/4; 139 pages; Cover has some shelf wear, bumping, rubbing/scuffing; tidily written gift inscription on front end paper. Page 77 has crease at bottom and pages 69-72 have a bit of untrimmed edge. View more info

Voices Of American Homemakers [national Extension Homemakers Edition] An Oral History Project of the National Extension Homemakers Council

By: Arnold, Eleanor, editor and Project Director

Price: $9.25

Publisher: No Place, National Extension Homemakers Council: 1985

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 6909

Condition: Very Good


Softcover is heavy textured paper. Cream spine with black lettering. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Illustrated with b/w photographs. This is an oral history project on the occasion of the Council's 50th anniversary. "...tell of their lives as children and women, mainly in the era from about 1890 to 1940, a time of busy, industrious, small communities and rural areas...." for this project 219 people were interviewed, ranging in age from 27 to 100; even one man was interviewed. Sections are: Homemaker and Her Life; Homemaker and Her Work; Homemaker and Her Organization... View more info

A Shakespeare Coloring Book

By: artists, Diverse

Price: $21.25

Publisher: Ssan Francisco, San Francisco, CA: Bellerophon Books: 1970

Seller ID: 9215

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Illustrations; 11 X 8.50 X 0.25 inches; Unpaginated pages; Soft cover is stapled wraps. Light rubbing, scuffing, bumping to covers. Pages not numbered, 46 pages, including inside covers. Has scenes from many of the plays. PAGES ARE CLEAN AND TIGHT, NO MARKINGS OF ANY KINDS; APPEARS AS IF UNUSED. A fun way to learn more about literature, especially the Bard of Avon, his plays and characters. View more info