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Playin' Cowboy The Coontail Blue and Other Horse Tales

By: Alexander, Richard D.

Price: $37.75

Publisher: Manchester, MI, Woodlane Farm Books: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7379

ISBN: 0971231443

Condition: New in New dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 9 x 11 x 1 1/4; xii, 321 pages; SIGNED BY AUTHOR/ILLUSTRATOR ON TITLE PAGE. Blue hardcover has gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight. DJ has faint rubbing; in a mylar cover. Extensively illustrated by the author with charming b/w drawings from many disciplines of riding. "...lifetime accumulation of stories, essays, verses, songs and drawings...There are serious and sad stories that may elicit a tear, light-hearted ones likely to make ... View more info

Mr. & Mrs. Hockey: Signed Copy A Tribute to the Sport's Greatest Couple

By: Allen, Kevin

Price: $16.75

Publisher: Wayne, MI, Immortal Investments Publishing: 2004

Seller ID: 8575

ISBN: 0972363718

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


SIGNED BY MR. & MRS. GORDIE HOWE, with an inscription. Hard cover is red with gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight. Extensively illustrated with dozens of color and b/w photographs. Foreword by Mike & Marian Ilitch, the longtime owners of the Detroit Red Wings [although not during the Howe era]. Howe is such an institution, a true 'Living Legend' in Detroit, that the name 'Mr. Hockey' is copyrighted. When Howe played for the Red Wings, it was at the now lev... View more info

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What It Means to Be a Red Wing Detroit's Greatest Players Talk about Detroit Hockey

By: Allen, Kevin & Art Regner & Steve Yzerman

Price: $63.75

Publisher: Chicago, Triumph Books: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8068

ISBN: 1572438851

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Photographs; 9.20 X 8.50 X 1.30 inches; xiv, 322 pages; INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY AUTHOR ART REGNER opposite title page. Ard cover is glazed boards. White spine with red lettering. Pages are clean and tight. This is a NEW book. DJ has slight rubbing; in a mylar cover. Illutrated with b/w photographs. "The Detroit Red Wings first reached prominence in the mid-1930s, winning 2 straight Stanley Cups to establish themselves as the elite NHL franchise of the era...The R... View more info

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

Ann Arbor High School: Pioneer High School Alumni Directory 2002

By: Alumni Society

Price: $27.50

Publisher: No Place, Alumni Society, Pioneer High School: 2002

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 7162

Condition: Fine


B&W Illustrations; 6 1/4 x 9 1/4 x 2; xvi, 657 pages; Hard cover has faint rubbing, bumping. Black spine with white lettering. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. End papers list school clubs and athletic teams. Includes a chronology of Ann Arbor high schools, starting in 1856 to 2001. School song. The biographical section is alphabetically arranged. A few b/w photographs. Ann Arbor is home to the world renowned University of Michigan, drawing students and i... View more info

Proceedings, 30th Annual Conference Montreal, Quebec, October 6-8, 1986 : American Association for Automotive Medicine in Cooperation With McGill UN

By: American Association for Automotive Medicine

Price: $39.75

Publisher: Arlington Heights, IL, Assn for the Advancement of: 1986

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 8870

ISBN: 9996538222

Condition: Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued


B&W Illustrations; 6 1/4 x 91/4 x 1 1/2; ix, 454 pages; Hard cover is blue cloth with silver lettering on front and spine. Light shelf wear, rubbing. No DJ, as issued. Interior looks as if unused; pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with dozens of b/w photographs, drawings, diagrams, charts, etc. This is the official proceedings report of the 1986 annual conference of the American Association for Automotive Medicine, an education and research organization founded in 1... 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... 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 ... View more info

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Roughstock The Toughest Events in Rodeo

By: Annerino, John

Price: $21.50

Publisher: New York, Four Walls Eight Windows: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3797

ISBN: 1568581777

Condition: New in New dust jacket


Cover is red with gold embossed cowboy boot in lower right corner; gold lettering on spine. Tan endpapers. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. DJ in a mylar cover. Lavishly illustratd with 110 color photos, many of them full page sized. "From California to Virginia, Roughstock documents traditional as well Native American, African-American, and all-women roughstock rodeos with gritty, action-packed behind-the-chutes photographs, up close, mean and personal... View more info

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Roughstock The Toughest Events in Rodeo

By: Annerino, John

Price: $21.50

Publisher: New York, Four Walls Eight Windows: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7364

ISBN: 1568581777

Condition: New in New dust jacket


Cover is red with gold embossed cowboy boot in lower right corner; gold lettering on spine. Tan endpapers. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. DJ in a mylar cover. Lavishly illustratd with 110 color photos, many of them full page sized. "From California to Virginia, Roughstock documents traditional as well Native American, African-American, and all-women roughstock rodeos with gritty, action-packed behind-the-chutes photographs, up close, mean and personal... 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 official... 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 inscr... 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 10... View more info

I, Asimov A Memoir

By: Asimov, Isaac

Price: $16.50

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 1994

Seller ID: 226

ISBN: 0385417012

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Cover is grey with black, faux spine; gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Dr. Asimov [1920-1992] "was one of our most beloved authors...he left behind an unparalleled legacy of thought and imagination. In a career that lasted more than 50 years, he wrote more than 470 books and innumerable articles and short stories...perhaps best known as one of science fiction's founding fathers, he wrote the novels that defined the genre and w... View more info

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Cannibalism From Sacrifice to Survival

By: Askenasy, Hans Ph. D.

Price: $16.75

Publisher: Amherst, NY, Prometheus Books: 1994

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2168

ISBN: 0879759062

Condition: New


Cover is black with gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight; printed on alkaline paper; this is a NEW book. Illustrated with 15 b/w pictures. Sections are: A Historical and Geogrphical Overview; Motivational Factors for Cannibalism; Cannibalism in Culture and Society. Has information on the Aztecs, Donner Pass Party of 1846, Siege of Leningrad 1941, Andes Plane Crash, Jeffrey Dahmer serial killer, etc. ; B&W Illustrations; 6 1/4 x 9 1/4; 268 pages; NEW. Cover... View more info

Bertoioa Auctions Presents a Century of Toys Sale, April 9 and 10, 1999

By: Auctions, Bertoia

Price: $22.75

Publisher: Vineland, NJ, Bertoia Auctions: 1999

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 8519

Condition: New


Color Illustrations; 8 3/4 x 11 1/4; 111 pages; Hard cover is glazed boards. Light blue spine with black lettering. Catalogues is in pristine condition. This auction includes collections from Bob Lyons, John & Adrian Haley, Stuart Cropper, 'Indian' Al Liebowitz, Diane and Even Lenk. Laid in are a 2 page section from the Detroit Free Press, with an article on bob Lyons' collection. Lyons is from Ypsilanti, MI. Lavishly illustrated with 1300+ color photographs of the vario... View more info

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The Bioneers A Declaration of Interdependence

By: Ausubel, Kenny

Price: $12.50

Publisher: White River Junction, VT, Chelsea Green Publishing Company: 2001

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 5457

ISBN: 1890132764

Condition: Near Fine


Covers are wraps. Pages are clean and tight; printed on acid-free paper. This is a NEW book. "Presents the fascinating and inspiring stories of 14 people at the cutting edge of technological innovation, social justice and the natural world. These scientific and social innovatiors are helping to define an age founded in principles of kinship, iinderdependence, cooperation and community....." ; 6 x 9; xxvi, 274 pages; Cover has light shelf wear, rubbing/scuffing, s... View more info

Michigan History Winter 1973, #4

By: Authors, Various

Price: $25.50

Publisher: Lansing, Michigan, Michigan department of State: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9356

Condition: Very Good


B&W maps & Illustrations; 6 X 9; 88 pages; Soft cover is red with white lettering on spine. Covers have light rubbing, scuffing, sunning. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Illustrated with b/w maps and pictures. Contains 88 pages, from 278--366. Covers a wide variety of topics, pertinent to Michigan history, most notably the 'Michigan Fencibles,' and 'Vandenberg: The Polish Question and Polish Americans, 1944-1948'. Book reviews, index. Scarce title. View more info

The Pueblo Storyteller Development of a Figurative Ceramic Tradition

By: Babcock, Barbara A. , Guy & Doris Monthan

Price: $16.75

Publisher: Tucson, Arizona, Univ of Arizona Press: 1986

Seller ID: 7158

ISBN: 0816508704

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


B & W and Color; 11 X 7 X 0.60 inches; xix, 201 pages; Hard cover has very slight rubbing/bumping. DJ has light rubbing/scuffing, in a mylar cover. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. Black cover with gold lettering on spine. Brown endpapers. Lavishly illustrated with27 color plates and 43 b/w figures. "This book is impressively illustrated and features a large section of color plates by the award-wining photographer Guy Monthan. Photographs of Storytell... View more info