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From horsemanship to Grand Prix de Dressage

By: Von Alenitch, Victor A

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Chicago, Adams Press: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8547

Condition: Very Good+


Part I and Part II Series; B&W Illustrations; 6 X 9; iii,205 pages; AUTHOR SIGNED IN RED PEN ON HALF TITLE PAGE. Soft cover has white spine w/ red lettering. Corner bumping, light rubbing, scuffing. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with b/w photographs, drawings and diagrams. Col. Von Alenitch is a former officer of the Horse Cavalry, IRH Royal Hussars, born and educated in Europe. He trained in Military schools in Germany, Italy and France....a former member of In... View more info

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The Gothic Cathedral

By: Von Simson, Otto Georg

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Press: 1988

Edition: Third Revised Edition

Seller ID: 8789

ISBN: 0691018677

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; 8.20 X 5.40 X 0.90 inches; xxiii, 282 pages; Soft cover has black spine with white lettering. Light shelf wear, some sunning to covers and text block. Illustrated with 54 b/w plates and 8 b/w figures. Experiencing a visit to a gothic cathedral is a revelation, of the changes in architecture, design, building skills, as well as the arts, such as the magnificent stained glass. All of which was achieved without any power machines or modern technology. How... View more info

The Holsteiner Horse {English Language} History--Breeding--Performance

By: Von Thun-Hohenstein, Romedio Graf and Joachim Tietz

Price: $69.50

Publisher: No Place, 1993

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 7428

Condition: New


NEW. Green cover, with white spine with black lettering. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. English language; originally published in Germany, in German [translated by Kaye Norment Smarslik] in 1977. Illustrated with dozens of b/w photos of this warmblood breed, as well as copies of the pedigrees of many of those shown. Some of the chapters are: History, the 18th Century...; From Cavalry Guard Remount to 'the Finest Carriage Horse in the World'; Heritage; Sir... View more info

The Holsteiner Horse {English Language} History--Breeding--Performance

By: Von Thun-Hohenstein, Romedio Graf and Joachim Tietz

Price: $47.50

Publisher: No Place, 1993

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 7585

Condition: New


Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. English language; originally published in Germany, in German [translated by Kaye Norment Smarslik] in 1977. Illustrated with dozens of b/w photos of this warmblood breed, as well as copies of the pedigrees of many of those shown. Some of the chapters are: History, the 18th Century...; From Cavalry Guard Remount to 'the Finest Carriage Horse in the World'; Heritage; Sire Lines; Path to the Modern Holsteiner; Foundation Sires ... View more info

The Holsteiner Horse {English Language} History--Breeding--Performance

By: Von Thun-Hohenstein, Romedio Graf and Joachim Tietz

Price: $69.50

Publisher: No Place, 1993

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 10423

Condition: New


NEW. Green cover, with white spine with black lettering. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. English language; originally published in Germany, in German [translated by Kaye Norment Smarslik] in 1977. Illustrated with dozens of b/w photos of this warmblood breed, as well as copies of the pedigrees of many of those shown. Some of the chapters are: History, the 18th Century...; From Cavalry Guard Remount to 'the Finest Carriage Horse in the World'; Heritage; Sir... View more info

The Trakehner With Additional Material by Celia Clarke

By: Von Velsen-Zerwek, Dr. Eberhard, and Erhard Schulte

Price: $28.50

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen & Co. , Ltd.: 1990

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 5405

ISBN: 0851314791

Condition: Fine


Published by J. A. Allen & Co. , Ltd. London, 1981, 1990, 1st edition thus; 120 pages. Cover is glazed boards. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. Illustrated with dozens of b/w photos. Translated from original German [published in 1981] by Christina Belton. Sections are: Beginnings of Horse Breeding in East Prussia; Foundations of Organised Breeding; Development of Trakehner Breeding in West Germany; Trakehner Competition Horses in the 20th Century; Recent ... 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: 5731

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 Revolution...by 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

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 Revolution...by 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

Michigan Flora, Part III Dicots (Pyrolaceae-Compositae)

By: Voss, Edward G.

Price: $33.50

Publisher: Ann Arbor, Michigan, Cranbrook Inst of Science: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7376

ISBN: 0877370400

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Cranbrook Institute of Science Bulletin Series; B & W and color illustrations & maps; 9.10 X 6.30 X 1.50 inches; xix, 622 pages; Hard cover is green with white lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. DJ has light bumping and rubbing; in a mylar cover. Exhaustively illustrated with 771 distribution maps, 266 line drawings and 53 color photographs, as well as keys to all families.. Everything you wanted to know about Michigan Flora: Dicots, is... View more info

Michigan Flora: Guide To The Identification And Occurrence Of The Native And Naturalized Seed-plants Of The State Part III: Dicots (Pyrolaceae-Compositae)

By: Voss, Edward G.

Price: $43.50

Publisher: Ann Arbor, Michigan, Cranbrook Inst of Science: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8137

ISBN: 087737032x

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Cranbrook Institute of Science Bulletin 55 Series; B & W and color illustrations & maps; 9.10 X 6.30 X 1.50 inches; xv, 488 pages; Hard cover is green with white lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. DJ has light bumping and rubbing; in a mylar cover. Exhaustively illustrated with 723 distribution maps, 345 line drawings and 45 color photographs, as well as keys to all families.. Everything you wanted to know about Michigan Flora: Dicots, ... 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

The Last Days Of Sevastopol

By: Voyetekhov, Boris

Price: $15.50

Publisher: New York, Soviet Russia Today: 1943

Seller ID: 9560

Condition: Very Good


Maps; 5 1/4 x 8; 191 pages; Softcover has an orange spine with white lettering. Bumping, creasing, sunning, scuffing to covers and pages. Translated from the Russian by Ralph Parker and V. M. Genne. Maps inside both covers. One of the most pivotal battles of World War II. The Battle of Sevastopol in the USSR. The Red Army and the Red Navy fought the Germans all through the Crimean peninsula, even though their cause was hopeless. When it came to Sevastopol, the defenders ... View more info

IN HOLLAND STAAT EEN HUIS.

By: Vriend, J. J.

Price: $21.25

Publisher: The Netherlands, Uitgeverij Stedenspiegel: N.D.

Seller ID: 7539

Condition: Very Good


B & W and Color; 7 3/4 x 9 1/2; 76 pages; Soft cover has a black metal spiral binding. Loose clear plastic sheet over front cover. Rubbing/scuffing to plastic. Covers have light rubbing/scuffing and sunning. Illustrated with b/w and color pictures. No date listed for publication, possibly from 1950. Numerous b/w drawings and 40 color pictures of various buildings. These are colored cardboard, placed on a black vertical rectangle, examples of architecture styles from 1520... 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 selection....is designed to provide the horseman with an important guide to establishing an effective selection program....important objective...to present ... View more info

The New BMW guide

By: Wakefield, Ron

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Blue Ridge Summit, PA, Tab Books: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8082

ISBN: 0830698264

Condition: Very Good+


Modern automotive series Series; B&W Illustrations; 5 1/2 x 8 1/2; 222 pages; Hard cover is grey with gold lettering on front and spine. Previous owner's name neatly written on front end paper. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with dozens of b/w photographs and drawings. Covers the history of BMW, from post WW2 to current day [1979]. Wakefield is an auto engineer and author in car magazines. Index. View more info

Hunter's Fiery Raid Through Virginia Valleys [Retitled from --Yankee Soldiers in Virginia Valleys: Hunter's Raid]

By: Walker, Gary C.

Price: $33.50

Publisher: Roanoke, VA, A & W Enterprises: 1989

Edition: Third Revised Edition

Seller ID: 6852

ISBN: 0961789808

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


AUTHOR SIGNED ON FRONT ENDPAPER. Hard cover is grey with gold lettering. Pages are clean and tight. Appears as if unused. Signed by Walked on front end paper, # 806, "Proudly Presented to, Helen P. R___en, Hope you enjoy, Gary Walker, 10.13.93". Extensively illustrated with dozens of b/w drawings, photographs and maps. Laid in is an order form for other books on the Civil War written and published by Walked. "Mr. Walker's acount is not a dry recitation of col... View more info

Hunter's Fiery Raid Through Virginia Valleys [Retitled from --Yankee Soldiers in Virginia Valleys: Hunter's Raid]

By: Walker, Gary C.

Price: $33.50

Publisher: Roanoke, VA, A & W Enterprises: 1989

Edition: Third Revised Edition

Seller ID: 6855

ISBN: 0961789808

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


AUTHOR SIGNED ON FRONT ENDPAPER. Third edition, hand numbered #806 by signature. Hard cover is grey with gold lettering. Pages are clean and tight. Appears as if unused. Signed by Walker on front end paper, "Proudly Presented to, Helen P. R___en, Hope you enjoy, Gary Walker, 10.13.93". Extensively illustrated with dozens of b/w drawings, photographs and maps. Laid in is an order form for other books on the Civil War written and published by Walker. "Mr. Walke... View more info

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The Roar of the Crowd A Sporting Anthology

By: Walker, Julian

Price: $11.25

Publisher: London, British Library Publishing: 2016

Seller ID: 10597

ISBN: 071230973X

Condition: New


B & W and Color; 8.2 X 5.9 X 0.9 inches; 224 pages; Softcover is self wraps. Black spine with white lettering. Ilustrated with color and b/w pictures. So many things are at work in our relationship with sport. Partisanship at the most visceral level, amazement at the display of the human body operating at the extremes of power, speed and strength, appreciation of grace, cunning, timing, spatial awareness, drama, forethought. Decades of rivalry are balanced by moments of ... View more info

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African Americans in Michigan

By: Walker, Lewis; Benjamin C. Wilson and Linwood H. Cousins

Price: $9.50

Publisher: East Lansing, MI, Michigan State University Press: 2001

Seller ID: 5981

ISBN: 087013583x

Condition: Near Fine


Softcover has black and red lettering on white spine. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Illustrated with several b/w photographs and maps. Sections are: African Americans in Michigan; Ethnicity in Identity Politics in the Schooling Experiences of African American High School Students; notes; further reference; index. ; Discovering the Peoples of Michigan Series; B&W Illustrations; 0.2 x 8.47 x 5.46 Inches; 63 pages; Cover has minor shelf wear and rubbing. 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. "...is 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