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Mennonite Church In America

By: Wenger, J.C.

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Ephrata, PA, Eastern Mennonite Publications: 2011

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 8573

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 5 3/4 x 8 3/4; 284 pages; Second printing from 2014. Hard cover is tan with black lettering on front and spine. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if never used. Illustrated with some b/w photographs. No DJ, as issued. John C. Wenger (December 25, 1910 – March 26, 1995) was an American Mennonite theologian and professor. "Written at the request of the Historical and Research Committee of Mennonite General Conference." Originally published:... View more info

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Amazon Journey An Anthropologist's Year Among Brazil's Mekranoti Indians

By: Werner, Dennis

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Edgewood Cliffs, NJ, Prentice Hall: 1989

Seller ID: 7800

ISBN: 0130254533

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Photographs; 9 X 5.80 X 0.60 inches; xi, 215 pages; Soft cover has slight rubbing and bumping. Appear as if unused. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with 17 b/w photographs. "You will learn to understand the Indians with their diverse personalities as they experience life's variety....warfare, rituals, and struggles with Brazilian and international politics". Personal names; glossary; additional information on the Kayapo; index. View more info

Handbook of Gemstone Carving A Complete Guide to the Materials, Equipment and Techniques for Carving Gemstones

By: Wertz, Ed & Leola Wertz

Price: $16.25

Publisher: Mentone, CA, Gembooks: 1968

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 5490

Condition: Near Fine


Cover is stapled wraps. Cover picture may be different than displayed. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Extensively illustrated with dozens of b/w drawings and photographs. 10 chapters; index. ; B & W illustrations; 5 1/2 x 8 1/2; 48 pages; Cover has minor shelf wear, bumping, rubbing. View more info

The Happy Hollisters

By: West, Jerry & Helen S. Hamilton

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Doubleday: 1953

Seller ID: 9962

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


The Happy Hollisters, No. 1 Series; B&W Illustrations; 5 3/4 x 8 1/2; 184 pages; Hard cover is red with black lettering on spine. Boards have light rubbing, sunning, shelf wear and bumping. DJ has rubbing, scuffing, sunning, bumping, series of chips and closed tears around edges; in a mylar cover. Illustrated end papers. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with 70+ b/w/red pictures by Helen S. Hamilton. First of 33 in the series of the Hollister Family. The Happy Holl... View more info

Legends of Old Honolulu

By: Westervelt, W.D.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Honolulu, Hawaii, Mutual Publishing: 2003

Seller ID: 9128

ISBN: 1566476046

Condition: Near Fine


7 X 4.30 X 0.80 inches; xiv, 282 pages; Soft cover has slight rubbings, slight creasing to front cover. Sticker on back cover. NEW book, pages are clean and tight. Originally printed in 1915, this reprint is from 2003. "...introduces the figures who shaped the mythical and early history of old Honolulu. We meet demigods like the water providers Ka -ne and Kanaloa, warriors, priests, the fairy people know as Menehunes, the shape-shifting dog Ku as well as other spirit... View more info

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Reared in a Greenhouse The Stories - and Story - of Dorothy Winthrop Bradford

By: Wexler, Dorothy B.

Price: $35.25

Publisher: New York, Routledge: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9867

ISBN: 0815332548

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Illustrations; 9.92 X 8.03 X 0.94 inches; xiii, 438 pages; Soft cover has gold spine with white lettering. Slight shelf wear to covers. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Lavishly illustrated with b/w photographs and family trees. "Beloved as the family storyteller, Dorothy Winthrop Bradford (1905-1987) left behind diaries, letters, scrapbooks and memorabilia that date back to the Civil War and offer insight into the privileged existence of a lineag... View more info

Tension and Harmony The Navajo Rug

By: Wheat, Joe Ben & Kate Peck Kent & Marsha Gallagher & Gary Witherspoon & Stephen Trimble

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Flagstaff, AZ, Museum of Northern Arizona Press: 1982

Seller ID: 6895

ISBN: 0897340809

Condition: Near Fine


Booklet is stapled wraps. Cover is a reddish patterned rugh. White lettering on cover. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Lavishly illustrated with 17 color and 38 photographs and drawings of modern and old rugs. Sections are: Early Navajo Weaving; From Blanket to Rug: The Evolution of Najavo Weaving aftter 1880; The Weaver and the Wool; The Process of Navajo Weaving; Self-Esteem and Self-Expresssion in Navajo Weaving; suggested readings. ; Plateau Magazine... View more info

AIRPLANES AT WORK

By: Whipple, Gertrude

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Co.: 1944

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 9324

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Hard cover is red with black and grey illustration and black lettering on the spine. Has some bumping, edge wear, scuffing and sunning. Has usual ex-library markings and stamps. Pages are very clean, tight and totally unmarked. Former owner's name in black ink on front end paper. From a series called "Aviation Readers. " Illustrated with b/w photos and drawings. Some of the chapters are: Taking Pictures from the Air; Fighting Fire from the Air; Fighting Over the ... View more info

Minor White Rites and Passages. His Photographs Accompanied by Excerpts from his Diaries and Letters

By: White, Minor (James Baker Hall, essay)

Price: $68.50

Publisher: New York, An Aperture Monograph,: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6569

ISBN: 0893814903

Condition: Very Good


B&W Photographs; 9 1/2 x 11; 143 pages; Softcover has shelf wear, rubbing/scuffing, bumping, some creasing, clear plastic over heavy paper covers, lifting in bottom corners. Several pages have corner crease. Softcover is green with white lettering on front and spine. Pages are overall clean and tight. Printed and bound in Italy. Lavishly illustrated with 98 of his b/w photographs, many of them full page sized. "Minor White [1908-1976]....educated at the University of... View more info

Decision At St.-Vith The Story of the US 106th, the Division Hitler Smashed in the Battle of the Bulge

By: Whitng, Charles

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4691

Condition: Very Good+


Softcover is heavy paper cover. Pages are clean and tight. Book appears almost as if unused. Has 6 b/w maps. Copyright page states 1969, first printing. Sections are: foreword; introduction; Offensive in the Ardennes; What Price Valor; Aftermath; Sources; Index; List of Illustrations. ; Maps; 4 1/2 x 7; 261 pages; Cover has light scuffing/rubbing, very minor shelf wear. View more info

Balanced Scorecard in the Federal Government

By: Whittaker, James B.

Price: $19.75

Publisher: Vienna, VA, Management Concepts Inc: 2000

Seller ID: 9559

ISBN: 1567260977

Condition: Fine


B&W Illustrations; 9.13 X 6.57 X 1.11 inches; x, 272 pages; Hard cover has blue boards with white lettering, stitched binding. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. Illustrated with b/w pictures, flow charts, etc. "Use the Balanced Scorecard to Reach - and Exceed - Your Federal Organization's Strategic Goals and Performance Standards! Improving the performance of the federal government has been what it's all about ever since passage of the Government Perfo... View more info

Celebrating Our History 160 Years of the Ann Arbor News

By: Wierman, David D. & Newspaper Archieves

Price: $14.75

Publisher: Heritage House Publishing: 1995

Seller ID: 9092

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Illustrations; 10 x 8; 128 pages; Oblong shaped hard cover is glazed boards. Light bumping and rubbing to covers. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Lavishly illustrated with over 100 b/w photographs. Published in Ann Arbor under various names from 1835 to 2009, The News was part of Booth Newspapers, owned by Advance Publications Inc. The News was published in the afternoons Monday through Friday and in the mornings on weekends and holidays. It publishe... View more info

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The People Are Dancing Again The History of the Siletz Tribe of Western Oregon

By: Wilkinson, Charles

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Seattle, WA, University of Washington Press: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7010

ISBN: 029599066X

Condition: New in New dust jacket


Color map & b/w photographs, maps, drawings; 10 X 7.30 X 1.80 inches; xvi, 564 pages; Laid in color map. Yellow hard cover with black lettering on spine. DJ in a mylar cover. End pages are colored map; laid in is a 2x sided color map of trails and reservation locations. Extensively illustrated with b/w photographs, maps, and even a cartoon. "The confederated tribes of Siletz Indians ---27 tribes speaking at least 10 languages---were brought together on the Oregon Coa... View more info

Indian Voices. The Native American Today. A Report on the Second Convocation of Indian Scholars

By: William H. Veeder, William Demmert, Roger Buffalohead, Bea Medicine, Soloman Cook, Richard Wilson, John Echohawk, Christine Webster, Ron Hodge, Lionel deMontigny, Frederick Dockstader, Brantley Blue

Price: $19.25

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Indian Historian Press: 1974

Seller ID: 7478

ISBN: 0913436186

Condition: Very Good-


6 X 9; vii, 244 pages; Soft cover has bumping, rubbing/scuffing sunning, some paper separation on bottom of spine, and some hard bumps of unknown matter on front. Front cover is separating from text block at bottom, but still attached. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. 8 sections with a variety of contributors. At rear of book is a list of participants. View more info

An Academic Village The Ethnography of an Anthropology Department 1959-1979

By: Williams, Melvin D.

Price: $31.75

Publisher: No Place, Melvin Williams: 1993

Seller ID: 196

Condition: Very Good


Soft cover is heavy, glazed paper. Pages are tight. White spine with black lettering. 3 b/w photographs. Scarce title. Possibly printed in Ann Arbor, MI. "Williams, professor of anthropology...College Literature, Science and the Arts at The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor..." Sections: Introduction; Historical Background; Context; Departmental Activities; Autobiographical: About the Writers; Procterman; Distinguished Professors; Bolder and Terifmore; Seymour Wh... View more info

LEGENDS OF THE SKYLINE DRIVE AND THE GREAT VALLEY OF VIRGINIA

By: Willis, Carrie Hunter and Etta Belle Walker

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Richmond, VA, Dietz Pr: 1940

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 8775

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 6 1/4 x 9 1/2; 131 pages; Hard cover is light brown with brown lettering on front and spine. Light rubbing and bumping to boards. No DJ. Monochrome end papers have map of Virginia on them. Some sunning to pages. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with 16 b/w pictures. Laid in is a brochure from Monticello, not dated. A very nice book on the places and natural beauty of this historic area of Virginia. View more info

How I Survived The Irish Famine: The Journal Of Mary O'flynn

By: Wilson, Laura

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Dublin, Gill & Macmillan Ltd: 2000

Seller ID: 5560

ISBN: 0717131505

Condition: Very Good+


Softcover is heavy, glazed paper. Spine is black lettering on white spine. Pages are clean and tight. Extensively illustrated with color and b/w photographs and drawings, and a map of Ireland. Includes a glossary, index and bibliography. "The famine began in 1845 and by 1850 , a million people had died....Told in the voice of 12 year old Mary O'Flynn, this is the story of the courage and determination with which one family survived this appalling ordeal. Uniquely ill... View more info

The Story of Willow Run

By: Wilson, Marion F.

Price: $83.50

Publisher: University of Michigan Press: 1956

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 6061

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


FORMER LIBRARY BOOK. Hardcover is glazed cover. White spine with black lettering. Pages are clean and tight. Appears as if very lightly used, or not at all, on the interior. Fold out map of the area attached to front end paper. Extensively illustrated with dozens of b/w photographs. "...compile a history of this community...during which Willow Run Village operated as a federal housing project....will undoubtedly revive memories...for others it will deepen their under... View more info

A Crack In The Edge Of The World - America And The Great California Earthquake Of 1906 Signed Copy

By: Winchester, Simon

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Harper Collins: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7705

ISBN: 0641799012

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


AUTHOR SIGNED. SPECIAL AUTHOR SIGNED HALF TITLE PAGE, WITH AUTHOR SIGNATURE IN BLACK PEN. Missing DJ. Hard cover is black with red metallic lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. Extensively illustrated with b/w maps and photographs. Index; glossary; etc. in appendix. ; B&W Maps & Illustrations; 9 X 6 X 1.30 inches; xiv, 462 pages; SPECIAL, SIGNED EDITON. Hard cover is black with red lettering on spine. SPECIAL SIGNED EDITION HALF TITL... View more info

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Open the Sky

By: Winheld, Mark

Price: $15.75

Publisher: United States, Xulon Press: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9069

ISBN: 1612154263

Condition: Fine


B&W Illustrations; 8.90 X 5.90 X 0.80 inches; xii, 248 pages; SIGNED/INSCRIBED ON TITLE PAGE: 'DOUG--BEST WISHES & GOD BLESS! MARK WINHELD, XMAS 2011. Soft cover has faint rubbing. Pages are clean and tight. Appears as if unused. Illustrated with b/w map at front, and photographs throughout the book. "On September 1, 1991, bush pilot Dwayne King spearheaded one of the first missionary flights into the crumbling Soviet empire. The historic mission climaxed the transfo... View more info