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Bravo Minski

By: Yorinks, Arthur and Richard Egielski

Price: $8.75

Publisher: New York City, Michael Di Capua Books: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4773

ISBN: 0374309515

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Hardcover is green with gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight. Purple end papers. Dedicated to Maurice Sendak. Stated first edition. Pages not numbered. Lavishly illustrated with 20+ brilliantly colored and lively pictures. A charming tale about a young boy who is a genius, discovering ideas and inventions of all sorts, going across Europe with his father. Lively and beautifully illustrated tale. ; Remainder; Color Illustrations; 10 x 8 3/4; Unpaginated pages; Hardcover has light rubbing, sunning, shelfwear; red remainder mark. DJ is price clipped. View more info

Impressionist Paintings, Chinese and European Ceramics, French and English Furniture and Decorations from the Estate of Pauline K. Cave [Sale 5273, Friday, November 16, 1984]

By: York, Sotheby's New

Price: $10.50

Publisher: New York, Sotheby's: 1984

Seller ID: 6350

Condition: Very Good


Soft cover is heavy, glazed paper. Light blue spine with black lettering. Pages are clean and tight. Lavishly illustrated with dozens of b/w photographs, and some color photographs. 300 lots total in this catalogue. Includes glossaries for prints; furniture and decorations; and paintings, as well as an index of artists at the beginning of the catalogue. Pages not numbered; ca. 75 pages. ; Color & B/W illustrations; 8 1/4 x 10 3/4; Unpaginated pages; Cover has light edge wear, bumping, rubbing/scuffing, some creasing; upper right, front cover has 1/4" piece missing. View more info

The Lone Star Quilt Handbook

By: Young, Blanche and Helen Young

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Oak View, CA, Young Publications: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6219

Condition: Very Good+


Soft cover is stapled wraps, with black lettering on front. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. Extensivey illustrated with 27 color plates and dozens of b/w drawings, diagrams, patterns of a variety of B'lone star' patterns. Back cover has a pocket with 8 fold, double sided pattern inside a cardboard template with small, medium and large sized diamonds. ; B&W and color Illustrations; 0.2 x 11.7 x 8.6 Inches; 36+ pages; Cover has light shelf wear, rubbing, sunning; bumping; tops of all pages have slight bumping/page crease. View more info

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Unbound Voices A Documentary History of Chinese Women in San Francisco

By: Yung, Judy

Price: $12.25

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, University of California Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8797

ISBN: 0520218604

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Illustrations; 8.80 X 6 X 1.10 inches; xv, 543 pages; Soft cover has a green spine with yellow lettering. Light rubbing. Several page corners have a small crease, but otherwise, pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Illustrated with 46 b/w pictures.' Unbound Voices brings together the voices of Chinese American women in a fascinating, intimate collection of documents—letters, essays, poems, autobiographies, speeches, testimonials, and oral histories—detailing half a century of their lives in America. Together, these sources provide a captivating mosaic of Chinese women's exp... View more info

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Happy Passover Rosie

By: Zalben, Jane Breskin

Price: $16.75

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Co.: 1990

Seller ID: 9321

ISBN: 0805012214

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Hardcover is brown with gold lettering on spine. SIGNED AND DATED, 1999, BY THE AUTHOR, WHO IS ALSO THE ILLUSTRATOR on front end paper. Overall, pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Pages not numbered, 21 pages in total. Ilustrated with 15 colorful drawings. The back of the book has a picture of the Seder plate, along with an page opposite explaining the items. Also includes 'The Four Questions', in English on the verso [left] page, and in Hebrew on the recto [right] page. Rosie is the youngest of the family, this Passover [Pesach] Seder, so she has the important job of asking the ... View more info

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Master Chefs Cook Kosher

By: Zeidler, Judy

Price: $11.25

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Chronicle Books: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5359

ISBN: 0811814025

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Hardcover is black, glazed boards with green lettering on front and spine. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. "....37 all-star chefs from across the country offer creative suggestions for kosher meat and dairy menus, plus a selection of wonderful breads that can go with either. Here, traditional kosher cooking is adapted to a variety of delicious international influences--including French, Italian, Asian, Moroccan, and Indian--for recipes that are strictly kosher, delightfully au courant, and totally irresistible". ; Color Photographs; 0.7 x 9.3 x 8.6 Inches; 176 pages; Har... View more info

Lest We Forget Nanjing Massacre, 1937

By: Zhigeng

Price: $43.50

Publisher: Beijing, China, Chinese Literature Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7298

ISBN: 7507103021

Condition: As New in Near Fine dust jacket


B&W maps and photographs; 5 x 8; 307+ pages; Soft cover with DJ. Book appears as if unused, pages are clean and tight. DJ is very faintly rubbed. Black and purple lettering on white spine. Illustrated with 2 b/w maps, one of which is a 2 page fold out. Also 21 b/w photographs, not for those with weak stomachs. "In december 1937, the invading Japanese troops seized Nanjing without meeting substatial resistance. The city was sacked, the soldiers committing arson, murder, looting and rpae over a period of more than 6 weeks...for a time the shor of the Yangtse Rive was strewn with corpses and ... View more info

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Asian American Dreams The Emergence of an American People

By: Zia, Helen

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2001

Seller ID: 8921

ISBN: 0374527369

Condition: Near Fine


B & W photographs; 8.20 X 5.40 X 1.10 inches; x, 356 pages; Soft cover has light rubbing, shelf wear. Some b/w photographs. Pages are clean and tight. ...is about the transformation of Asian Americans from a few small, disconnected, and largely invisible ethnic groups, ito a self-identified racial group that is influencing every aspect of American Society". View more info

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Asian American Dreams The Emergence of an American People

By: Zia, Helen

Price: $9.25

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2001

Seller ID: 9836

ISBN: 0374527369

Condition: Near Fine


B & W photographs; 8.20 X 5.40 X 1.10 inches; x, 356 pages; Soft cover has light rubbing, shelf wear. Some b/w photographs. Pages are clean and tight. ...is about the transformation of Asian Americans from a few small, disconnected, and largely invisible ethnic groups, ito a self-identified racial group that is influencing every aspect of American Society". View more info

The Secret-Keeper

By: Zimmerman, Chris

Price: $10.25

Publisher: Shepher, MI, Joker's Conundrum: 2005

Seller ID: 7299

ISBN: 0923568697

Condition: Near Fine


8.50 X 5.50 X 1 inches; 412 pages; AUTHOR SIGNED. Softcover has slight rubbing. Black spine with white lettering. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. signed and inscribed on half title page, dated July 2007. "By the time he realized that his wife's killer was in his grasp, it was too late. By the time he ran for help, they chased him from Hemingway's Walloon Lake to the sultry sands of the Caribbean...They all had a secret to tell; they all had a secret to keep". ; Signed by Author View more info

Fiddles By the Fireside

By: Zmuda, Kathleen

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Michigan City, IN, Open Skies: 1978

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 8120

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations & Map; 11 x 8 1/2; 168 pages; Sarce Title. Oblong shaped soft cover has a cream colored spine. Expanded 2d edition, limited to a 1000 copies in this first printing of it. Illustrated with brown and white pictures and maps. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. " Bailly was born in 1774, there were about 90,000 Canadian settlers compared to 2.8 million in the American colonies. While Bailly’s French-Canadian parents held aspirations for him to live a quiet life and marry “a nice Catholic girl from Quebec, ” he turned to a life as a fur trader, starting as ... View more info

Fiddles By the Fireside The Bailly Homestead Story

By: Zmuda, Kathleen`````````````````

Price: $47.25

Publisher: Michigan City, IN, Open Skies: 1977

Edition: First Trade Edition

Seller ID: 10316

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations & Map; 11 x 8 1/2; 138 pages; Oblong shaped soft cover has brown plastic comb binding. Soft cover has light shelf wear and bumping; original price neatly written on front cover. Illustrated with brown and white pictures and maps. Pages are clean and tight.. " The Bailly Homestead, a National Historic Landmark, was the home of Honore Gratien Joseph Bailly de Messein (1774 - 1835). Bailly played a role in the development of the Calumet Region of northern Indiana. He was an independent trader in the extensive fur-trading network that spread from Montreal to Louisiana, and ul... View more info

On the History of Physics At Michigan

By: Zorn, Jens

Price: $16.25

Publisher: Ann Arbor, Michigan, UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9620

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; 6 X 9; 125 pages; Soft cover is black with white lettering on spine and front. Light rubbing, scuffing, shelf wear, nicking to covers. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. Includes 32 b/w photographs of various faculty and students, as well as locations for the physics department, on the campus, back then it was mostly on the main campus, tlater moved up to north campus. This is actually two titles in one book: Department of Physics: 1843-1975, by Charles Meyer, et al; and Nuclear Physics at Michigan by William Parkinson. Lists of faculty and doctoral/post doctor... View more info

THE CAPITOLS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

By: Zorn, Walter Lewis & Photo Illustrated

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Monroe, MI, Walter Lewis Zorn: 1955

Seller ID: 7444

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


B & W photographs; 11 X 8.40 X 0.70 inches; 176 pages; Hard cover is silverish color with gold lettering on front and spine. Covers have some shelf wear, rubbing/scuffing, bumping, light marks. Page 1/2 and the leaf before it, have indications that perhaps these pages were clipped together, some rippling in the paper. Pages are clean and tight. Lavishly illustrated with 100+ b/w photographs of the state capitols [previous and current] around the country. Of course, at this time the USA only had 48 states, but there are pictures of the soon-to-be-state capitols, from Hawaii and Alaska. Index. View more info

Leonard Baskin: 10 Woodcuts Prospectus

By: [A. Lublin and Leonard Baskin]

Price: $22.50

Publisher: New York, A Lublin, Inc.: N.D.

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 7084

Condition: Very Good


B&W woodcuts; 8 1/2 x 11 x ; 12 pages; Softcover sale prospectus is heavy grey paper with BASKIN in raised letters on the cover. Stapled wraps. Some sunning on spine, bumping and top of front has darker grey reaching down from top 1.25". Not dated, but possibly from ca. 2005. Some of the pages show signs of light use and 2d woodcut, in upper corner, has small circle of light grey smudges, which do not intrude into the picture. Pages are heavy, textured white paper. Each of the woodcuts has the dimensions, title, sale price. Bound in at front is a tan colored page about the artist (1922-200... View more info

Towns Trails & Special Times: The Marlboro Country Cookbook

By: [Philip Morris Company?]

Price: $18.75

Publisher: No Place, No Publisher Listed: N.D.

Seller ID: 6020

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Hardcover is red with blind stamped logo and title on front. Red blind stamped lettering on red spine. No date or publisher listed, but probably published ca. 1997 by the Philip Morris Company, makers of Marlboro brand cigarettes. Pages are clean and tight, except for light signs of being looked through. No spatter marks, food spatter, etc. Illustrated end papers. Still includes the attached, pull out recipe postcards, 'the 52nd Annual Red Mesa' poster, and the Westernaire brand tomato label. Extensively illustrated with 100+ color photographs. Sections are: Towns; Trails; Special Times; index... View more info