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Bentley Historical Library: Its Purpose And History: Issued On The Occasion Of The Dedication Of The Addition To The Building October 2004

By: Bentley Historical Library

Price: $26.50

Publisher: Ann Arbor, Michigan, University of Michigan: 2004

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 7613

Condition: Near Fine


B & W and Color; 8 1/2 x 11; 54 pages; Stapled wraps. Slight bumping and rubbing to soft covers, shallow upper crease on back cover. Illustrated with mostly b/w photographs, a few color ones, some charts and graphs. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. Laid in is Spring 2004 issue of 'The Bentley Historical Library' quarterly. Very nice and clean copy. "The Bentley Historical Library houses the Michigan Historical Collections, which documents the history ... View more info

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The Most Beautiful Villages of Burgundy

By: Bentley, James & Hugh Palmer

Price: $19.50

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1998

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 7507

ISBN: 0500018626

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Color Illustrations; 12.30 X 10.10 X 1 inches; 224 pages; Hard cover is green with gold lettering on spine. DJ has faint rubbing; in a mylar cover. Yellow end papers. Lavishly illustrated with 270 color photographs. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. "The four 'departements' of Burgundy offer a delightful diversity in their villages...influence of religious architecture can be seen everywhere, but the villages of Burgundy are more varied than the twin p... View more info

Bertoia Auctions Presents The Autumn Toy Fest Sale -- October 4 & 5, 2002 Featuring the Collections of David Wilson, Donald Tkamp, Dmitri Ilyinksy

By: Bertoia Auctions

Price: $84.50

Publisher: Vineland, NJ, Bertoia Auction Gallery: 2002

Seller ID: 5146

Condition: Near Fine


Hard cover is glazed boards. Red spine with white lettering. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. Printed on glossy paper. Inside front cover are directions to the auction [near Philadelphia, USA], and hotels. Laid in are a handout for a hotel and an unused absentee bid form. This auction was for Still Banks; Mechanical Banks; and Soldiers. Preview was week of September 30, 2002. There were 998 lots, each accompanied by a description and full color photograph... View more info

Five Bears and Miranda [5 Bears and Miranda]

By: Beston, Henry

Price: $56.75

Publisher: New York, The MacMillan Company: 1945

Seller ID: 6851

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Hard cover is blue with black lettering on front and spine. States 'reprinted February 1945,' on copyright page. Binding is tight. Overall, pages are very clean, minor signs of usage. Pages not numbered, there are 60 pages in this book. Illustrated by Frank Dobias with color and b/w drawings on virtually every page, some pages have more than one drawing. Beston [1888-1968] was a prolific and popular author of juvenile stories. Elected a Fellow of the American Academy of ... View more info

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The Quilter's Album of Blocks and Borders More than 750 Geometric Designs Illustrated and Categorized for Easy Identification and Drafting

By: Beyer, Jinny

Price: $32.25

Publisher: Mclean, VA, EPM Publications: 1986

Seller ID: 8258

ISBN: 0914440926

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Illustrations; 8.43 X 5.85 X 0.73 inches; 198 pages; Soft cover has white spine with maroon lettering. One small, tidy notation on page 77, otherewise pages are clean and tight. Includes "transparent plastic pattern grid sheet that goes over the blocks to aid in understanding how to draft even the most complicated designs". Lavishly illustrated with 750 b/w patterns, diagrams, drawings. Laid in 'Editor's Favorite Quilt Designs 12 Best-Loved Patterns from Quil... View more info

Historic Silver Of The Colonies And Its Makers

By: Bigelow, Francis Hill

Price: $24.25

Publisher: New York, Tudor Pub. Co: 1948

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 9712

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 7.40 X 5.10 X 0.80 inches; xxiv, 476 pages; Hard cover is blue cloth with silver lettering on spine. Light rubbing, bumping, scuffing and sunning to boards. Missing DJ. Pages are clean and tight. A reprint of the original 1917 edition. Lavishly illustrated with 325 b/w photographs. Bibliography; index. This massive biographical dictionary offers the most thorough study of a group of early American craftsmen published to date. It contains biographies of... View more info

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Peachblow Glass Collector's Identification & Price Guide

By: Billings, Sean and Johanna S.

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Iola, WI, Krause Publications: 2000

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 1971

ISBN: 0873419715

Condition: New


Published in 2000. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Lavishly illustrated with 500 color photos. Has over 300 prices in the price guide. Also includes in-depth information on how to identify peachblow. Covers what is Peachblow and who manufactured it. Oversized, 3#. ; Color Photographs; 8 1/4 x 11; 208 pages; New. View more info

The Shadow of the Guillotine Britain and the French Revolution

By: Bindman, David; Contributors Aileen Dawson and Mark Jones

Price: $49.50

Publisher: No Place, Published for the Trustees of the British Museum: 1989

Seller ID: 184

ISBN: 0714116378

Condition: Very Good+


Softcover is heavy, glazed, purple paper with white lettering on the front and a white spine with black lettering. Pages are clean and tight. This is an exhibition catalogue. Lavishly illustrated with 200 b/w pictures, and 8 color plates. Sections: Before the Revolution; the first year of liberty: Bastille to Federation; the collapse of the French monarchy; the first year of equality, September 1792- June 1793; the second year of equality: France under the guillotine, Ju... View more info

Japanese Art at the Time of the Samurai Bulletin of the Detroit Institute of Arts, vol. 88

By: Birgitta Augustin et al.

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Detrioit, MI, Detroit Institute of Arts: 2014

Seller ID: 9080

ISBN: 089558171X

Condition: Near Fine


Color Photographs; 127 pages; Soft cover has color picture of seated samurai on front. Black spine with white lettering. Covers have light rubbing, scuffing and upper corner bump. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. This is Bulletin #1/4 2014. The Detroit Institute of Arts [DIA] is one of the finest art museums in the USA. I'm a bit biased, as it is my local art museum. This issue of the DIA Bulletin ties in with a fabulous show on the Samurai, their lives, ... View more info

The Borden Limner and His contemporaries An Exhibition, The University of Michigan Museum of Art, November 14, 1976-January 16, 1977

By: Bishop, Robert Charles

Price: $18.50

Publisher: No Place, Michigan Council for the Arts]: 1975

Seller ID: 88

Condition: Very Good


Soft cover is heavy, glazed paper. White lettering on spine and front. Oblong shaped. Pages are clean and tight. Copyright stated 1975. Extensively illustrated with 60 b/w photographs, color frontispiece, 12 b/w figures. Bibliography. "The Borden Limner was the name first coined for the artist who painted the portraits of Captain Daniel Borden and his wife Mary B. Jenney, of New Bedford, MA (Collection of New Bedford Whaling Museum, New Bedford, MA). This was the sub... View more info

Treasures Of Versailles A Loan Exhibition from the French Government Organized by the Art Istitute of Chicago 1962-1963

By: Blair, William M. , Foreword

Price: $10.50

Publisher: Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago: 1962

Seller ID: 7120

Condition: Very Good+


Exhibition Catalogue Series; B & W illustrations; 10 x 7 3/4; Unpaginated pages; Soft cover is stiff paper, grey spine with black lettering. Previous owner's name sticker inside back cover. Slight bumping. Red endpapers. Pages are clean and tight, still stiff. 60 pages of text and 48 b/w illustrations. Sections cover paintings; drawings; sculpture; furniture and objets d'art. Final leaf, figure 58, has some red color transfer from end papers. Excellent guide which gives ... View more info

Anthony Van Dyck A Life 1599-1641

By: Blake, Robin

Price: $19.95

Publisher: London, Constable & Company Ltd.: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5733

ISBN: 009479720X

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Cover is dark blue with silver lettering on spine. Blue endpapes. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Illustrated with 62 b/w photographs. "This new biography re-evaluates the man not only as a remarkably individual portratist, but as a fully rounded Baroque artist of memorable power...an engrossing account of the public and private life of an unusually driven genius [who started as an apprentice to Sir Peter Paul Reubens]...keeping up a punishing work-rat... View more info

Lake Lover's Year A Writer Learns to Paint

By: Blocksma, Mary

Price: $36.75

Publisher: Bay City, MI, Beaver Island Arts: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7155

ISBN: 0970857500

Condition: Near Fine


Color Illustrations; 9 X 6.10 X 0.50 inches; 144 pages; SIGNED AND INSCRIBED ON TITLE PAGE BY AUTHOR. Soft cover has minor shelf wear and rubbing. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Red spine with white lettering. Signed '? ? Jan---Best Wishes on printing your new book! Mary Blocksma'. Over 100 watercolor paintings of the Great Lakes by the author/artist. Paintings and journal entries cover locations from the northern tip of the lower peninsula of Michigan,... View more info

Street & Original: 1932-1948 Ford Parts Catalog Summer 1988: Catalog #18

By: Bob Drake Reproductions Inc.

Price: $25.50

Publisher: Grants Pass, OR, Bob Drake Reproductions, Inc.: 1988

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 4129

Condition: Very Good+


Paper cover is black cardboard bound with a black plastic comb. Overall pages are clean and tight; except as noted. Exhaustively illustrated with hundreds of b/w photos and drawings of parts. Insides of both covers are one big ad for company. Catalog is divided into 26, alphabetically organized sections, with index 347-352. Out of print catalog, very hard to find. Oversized, 4#. ; B&W Illustrations; 9 x 11; 352 pages; Cover may be different from that pictured. Soft cover... View more info

Trans-Am Racing, 1966-85 Detroit's Battle for Pony Car Supremacy

By: Bochroch, Albert R.

Price: $161.75

Publisher: Osceola, WI, Motorbooks International: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8315

ISBN: 0879382295

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Photographs; 9.70 X 7.50 X 0.80 inches; 208 pages; Hard cover is glazed blue boards with silver lettering on spine. Light bumping. DJ has faint rubbing, scuffing, bumping, in a mylar cover. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Lavishly illustrated with b/w photographs. "foreward by Parnelli Jones. ." ..offers race reports, politics, personal anecdotes, technical analysis, driver and team manager interviews and a wealth of inspired historical persp... View more info

Pontiac They Built Excitement: The Story of an American Automobile Company, 1926 to 1992

By: Bonsall, Thomas E.

Price: $66.50

Publisher: Baltimore, Stony Run Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5791

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Hardcover is green oblong with gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight. Grey end papers. Printed in Italy. Stated 'first edition, first printing' on copyright page. Extensively illustrated with 100+ color and b/w photographs. Has 10 chapters breaking down the history of the brand by years, from 1926-1992, with information about the legendary GMC head designer Harley Earl. Chapters on designing; advertising; racing; Canada; trucks. Three appendices: Pontiac Emb... View more info

Tiny Train Press Out

By: book, A Whitman

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Racine, Wi, USA, Western Publishing Co/Whitman Book: 1975

Seller ID: 6676

Condition: Very Good+


ALL PIECES ARE INTACT IN BOOK, no missing pieces. Soft cover is stapled wraps. Green with yellow and orange lettering on front. Original price in round, gold label near upper free corner. Front cover shows the pieces, as assembled. The back cover is the depot and other pieces. Has the engine, misc. Other cars, and extra items and people to place on and around the train. Absolutely delightful! ! ! ! ! If you're a total fan of these punch out/pop-up/mechanical books, as am... View more info

American Illustration 6 The Sixth Annual of American Editorial, Book, Advertising, Poster, Promotion Art, Unpublished Work and Film Animation

By: Booth-Clibborn, Edward, edited by

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N Abrams: 1987

Seller ID: 7208

ISBN: 0810918706

Condition: New in Near Fine dust jacket


Color Illustrations; 13 X 9.60 X 1.20 inches; 276 pages; Hard cover is blue with silver writing on front and spine. B/w photographs on end papers. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. DJ has light rubbing/scuffing; in a mylar cover. Lavishly illustrated with 238 pictures, 229 in full color. "...the many talents of the different cultures that exist in North America today surface; thus the volume provides a revealing portrait of our times". "...the ma... View more info

Mendocino Rust

By: Bosk, Beth Robinson & Gary Thompson-Moraga

Price: $129.50

Publisher: Albion, CA, Albion Albums: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6456

ISBN: 0960410007

Condition: Very Good


Soft cover is heavy, glaze paper. Brown with black lettering on front and spine. Brown endpapers. Pages are clean and tight. States on copyright page 'first printing 1000 copies'. SCARCE TITLE. Pages are clean tight; oblong shaped book. Extensively illustrated with dozens of sepia colored lithographies. Done by Thomson-Shore of Dexter, Michigan. This book is a photographic homage to decades of trucks and the people who love them. ; B&W Photographs; 10 1/2 x 8 1/2; 87 pag... View more info

Japanese Armor, The Galeno Collection

By: Bottomley, Ian

Price: $45.25

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, William A. Galeno, M.D.: 1998

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 9762

ISBN: 1880656361

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


b/w & Color Photographs; 8 3/4 x 11 1/2 x 1; 211 pages; Hard cover is black cloth. Ths is a NEW book. Gold lettering on spine. Clear plastic DJ on book, as from publisher. This is the 2d edition from 2005. Lavishly illustrated with color and b/w photographs. Translation by Kei Kaneda Chappelear. Japanese armor from the collection of William A. Galeno, M. D. , one of the largest private collections of Japanese armor in the West. It includes more than 100 pieces of armor, ... View more info