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Miguel Angel Roca: Architectural Monographs #36

By: Roca, Miguel Angel

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Northbrook, IL, Academy Group: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 770

ISBN: 1854902768

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


Cover has some scufifng, rubbing, edge wear. Stiff boards have front and back flaps. Pages are clean and tight; printed on high quality, glossy paper. Black remainder mark on side of pages. Richly illustrated with 100+ color photos and drawings. Has essays on how civic architecture fits in urban life, the city center as cathedral, and architecture and commitment. 120 pages covering Roca's projects in Argentina and Bolivia; a chronology of his works and a biography. Oversized. ; Remainder; Color Illustrations; 4to ; 144 pages View more info

San Antonio In Pictures

By: N/A

Price: $10.25

Publisher: (san Antonio, Tx?), No Publisher Listed.: N.D.

Seller ID: 3349

Condition: Very Good


Cover is stapled wraps. This is a guide book to historic San Antonio, Texas. Pages not numbered. No date given, but appears to be from 1940s, probably during World War II. There are 93 b/w photos. Quite a few pictures with emphasis on military training, including pictures of P-39, C-60, P-40, etc. , all relating to the Randolph Field's Central Instructors' School [of aviation]. Nice souvenir booklet, blast from the past kind of title. ; B&W Photographs; 7 1/2 x 10 1/2; Unpaginated pages; Cover has shelf wear, rubbing/scuffing, light bumping, some color flaked off from underpaper at spine, crea... View more info

Mathematicians And Computer Wizards

By: Macmillan Reference Usa

Price: $38.75

Publisher: Farmington Hills, MI, Macmillan Reference Usa/Gale Group: 2001

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 4499

ISBN: 002865501X

Condition: New


Hardcover book; green ground with white lettering on the spine. Pages are clean and tight; still crisp. This is a NEW book. Extensively illustrated with b/w drawings or photos of the people included. The biographies are listed alphabetically; a time line of mathematics; sources; glossary, index. ; Macmillan Profiles Series; B & W illustrations; 7 `/4 x 10 1/4; 426 pages; Very slight rubbing. View more info

Veterans Of Foreign Wars Edition Pictorial History Of The Second World War, Volume 3 The Fifth Year

By: N/A

Price: $15.50

Publisher: No Place, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S.: 1948

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 5243

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover is black with gold lettering on spine; gold blind stamp of Veterans of Foreign Wars of the USA on the front [VFA]. THIRD VOLUME ONLY. Endpapers are color with illustrations from various battle arenas. Overall pages are clean and tight, with very slight signs of careful use. Begins with September 1943 through 1 September 1944. Sections are: Story, September Through February; Picture History, September--February; Story, March Through August; Picture History, March --August. Pages 1031 through 1535. Extensively illustrated with hundreds of b/w photographs and maps. ; A Photographic Reco... View more info

Veterans Of Foreign Wars Edition Pictorial History Of The Second World War, Volume 4 The Sixth Year

By: N/A

Price: $15.50

Publisher: No Place, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S.: 1948

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 5244

Condition: Very Good+


Hardcover is black with gold lettering on spine; gold blind stamp of Veterans of Foreign Wars of the USA on the front [VFA]. FOURTH VOLUME ONLY. Endpapers are color with illustrations from various battle arenas. Overall pages are clean and tight, with very slight signs of careful wear. Begins with September 1944 through September 1945. Sections are: Story, September Through February; Picture History, September--February; Story, March Through August; Picture History, March --August. Pages 1543 through 2047. Extensively illustrated with hundreds of b/w photographs and maps. ; A Photographic Reco... View more info

Golf Society Of The US, Member Directory, 1999

By: N/A

Price: $28.50

Publisher: White Plains, NY, Bernard C. Harris Publishing Company, Inc.: 1999

Seller ID: 5834

Condition: Very Good+


Hardcover is glazed boards. Blue spine with white lettering. Grey and white monochrome illustrated endpapers. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Member Listings are in two sections: Biographical and Geographical. Oversized, 4#. ; 8 3/4 x 11 1/4; xv, 768 pages; Cover has light shelf wear, rubbing/scuffing, faint 1/4" mark on spine. View more info

Veterans Of Foreign Wars Edition Pictorial History Of The Second World War, Volume I First and Second Year

By: N/A

Price: $15.50

Publisher: No Place, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S.: 1948

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 7938

Condition: Very Good-


Hardcover is black with gold lettering on spine; gold blind stamp of Veterans of Foreign Wars of the USA on the front [VFA]. FIRST VOLUME ONLY. Endpapers are color with illustrations from various battle arenas. Overall pages are clean and tight, with very slight signs of careful wear. Begins with 3 September 1939 through September 1941. Extensively illustrated with hundreds of b/w photographs and maps. ; A Photographic Record of All Theaters of Action Chronologically Arranged, Volume 1 Series; Vol. 1; B & W illustrations; 7 1/4 x 9 3/4; 512 pages; Cover has shelf wear, rubbing, bumping, sunnin... View more info

A Look At Architecture Columbus Indiana

By: N/A

Price: $15.50

Publisher: Columbus, IN, Visitors Center, Columbus: 1991

Edition: Sixth Edition

Seller ID: 7988

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Photographs; 6.75 X 4.25 X 1 inches; 150 pages; Soft cover has light rubbing/scuffing. White spine with black lettering. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. Extensively illustrated with b/w photographs. Chronological listing from 1853 --1992. "The high number of notable public buildings and sculptures in the Columbus area, designed by such individuals as Eero Saarinen, I. M. Pei, Robert Venturi, Cesar Pelli, and Richard Meier have led to Columbus earning the nickname "Athens of the Prairie." Six buildings, built between 1942 and 1965, are National Historic Landmark... View more info

Shared Moments A Journey through Time--DVD Included

By: Benzie Area Historical Society

Price: $42.50

Publisher: Gaithersburg, MD, Benzie Area Historical Society: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8271

ISBN: 1932433910

Condition: New in New dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 9 1/2 x 12 x 1/2; x, 289 pages; Hard cover is black with silver lettering on front and spine. This is a NEW book. Laid in are a thank you card from the Historical Society. Inside back cover is clear pocket with DVD of 'Camp Days at Crystal Lake'. Pages are clean and tight. DJ has sticker on front saying 'DVD included'. DJ in mylar cover. Benzie County is located in the NW of the lower peninsula, south of Traverse City, on Lake Michigan. Lavishly illustrated with 100+ b/w photographs. 2 page map of area from 1837 at front of book. "The Benzie Area Historical Society seeks... View more info

John L. Stoddard's Lectures Volume 6

By: N/A

Price: $18.75

Publisher: Boston, Balch Bros.: 1908

Seller ID: 8316

Condition: Very Good+


Berlin, Vienna, St. Petersburg, Moscow Series; Vol. 6; B&W Illustrations; 6 14 x 9 14; 336 pages; VOLUME 6 ONLY. Hard bound is half leather, with leather corners and spine, marbled boards. Gold lettering on maroon leather spine. Light rubbing, scuffing to covers. Extremely attractive copy of this title. Silver/green monochrome end papers. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Colored frontispiece, lavishly illustrated with b/w photographs. Covers Berlin; Vienna; St. Petersburg; Moscow. John Lawson Stoddard (1850-1931) was an American writer, hymn writer and lecturer who gained popu... View more info

Swedish Mining Mission to the United States of America May 3-22, 1975

By: N/A

Price: $57.25

Publisher: Stockholm, The Swedish Mining Association: 1975

Seller ID: 8326

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; 12 X 8 X 1.75 inches; 250+ pages; Soft cover has white spine with blue lettering. Rubbing and scuffing, bumping to covers. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. Pages are numbered by section. Each section is divided from another by a blue page. Extensively illustrated with b/w photographs, diagrams, drawings charts. 16 sections by various contributors. "On the following pages you will find a summary of lectures which we hope will be of interest to you and give you some insight into Swedish mining technology of today". "On the following pages you will f... View more info

Confiscated Power How Soviet Russia Really Works

By: N/A

Price: $13.75

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1980

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 8832

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket


Graphs; 5 3/4 x 8 1/2 x 1 1/2; vii, 401 pages; Hard cover red with cream colored spine with red lettering. Light bumping to covers. DJ has 1/2" x 2" piece missing from bottom front. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Illustrated with 3 b/w graphs. 'This book shows how the USSR of Brezhnev grew out of the experiences and cataclysms of Lenin, Stalin, and Krushchev. It focuses on Russia as it is today, laying out clear, human pictures of the party, the government, the elite that rules, the bureaucracy that governs, the structures that produce, the people who obey and whose p... View more info

Smithsonian Civil War Inside the National Collection

By: N/A

Price: $21.50

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Smithsonian Books: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8949

ISBN: 1588344800

Condition: Fine


B & W and Color; 10 X 9.40 X 0.90 inches; 384 pages; Soft cover has very slight rubbing. Pages are clean and tight. Appears as if unused. Lavishly illustrated with hundreds of b/w and color pictures. "For the very first time, the Smithsonian showcases the treasures of its Civil War collections in Smithsonian Civil War, taking readers inside the public displays as well as private cabinets, storerooms, and vaults to learn the stories of its most fascinating and significant pieces. Curators from thirteen Smithsonian museums and archives crafted this immersive exploration to illuminate the ful... View more info

A Taste Of Michigan

By: N/A

Price: $13.25

Publisher: No Place, Michigan Restaurant Association: 2006

Seller ID: 9301

Condition: Near Fine


Color Illustrations; 9.50 X 7 X 1 inches; iv, 228 pages; Soft cover is bound with white wire spiral. Slight bumping to lower right corner of all pages. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Sections are divided with a page with a color photograph of the type of food in following section. A wide range of recipes, from excellent restaurants all around Michigan. Many of them were the 'all stars' of their time, such as 'the Lark' and 'the Golden Mushroom' and 'the Whitney.' each recipe has a notation, at bottom of page, as to which restaurant provided the recipe. Includes a list of Mich... View more info

Caritas Christi 1844-1994

By: N/A

Price: $24.75

Publisher: Southfield, MI, Daughters of Charity St Vincent De Paul: 1994

Seller ID: 9530

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


The Daughters of Charity St. Vincent De Paul - 150 Years of Service to Detroit Series; B&W and color photographs; 9.13 X 6.57 X 1.11 inches; 120 pages; Oblong shaped hard cover is blue with gold lettering on front and sine. Slight rubbing, bumping, to covers. Paste down on front end paper detailing donors for this book. Laid in is a map of the entrance to the St. Vincent and Sarah Fisher Center, in Farmington Hills, MI, from 29 October, 1996. Written on title page is contact info from whom the book was received [Mary J. Walter, CFRE], on 10/29/96, Director of the Center "gave me this book ... View more info

The Black Stallion by W Farley

By: N/A

Price: $11.25

Publisher: New York, Random House/ Book Club: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10156

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Ex-Libris; B&W Illustrations; 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 ; 274 pages; Hard cover is blue cloth with black horse head on front and black lettering on spine. This copy is a 20th printing from 1941. Boards have light rubbing, scuffing, bumping, sunning; front end paper has a book plate from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Text block has a few small marks on foredge; top of block is red, to match the DJ. DJ has some big chunks missing along bottom, front and back; very faded spine, chipping, creasing, scuffing; in a mylar cover. Pages are clean and tight. This it the book that started a horse legend, lasting over 70 ... View more info

Masterpieces of the Prado Museum

By: N/A

Price: $18.25

Publisher: New York, Beechhurst Press: 1951

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 10217

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Color Plates; 9 1/4 x 12 1/2; 84 pages; Hard cover is wheat colored cloth with bold lettering on spine. Boards have sunning, scuffing, rubbing, bumping, and slight, gentle curve to bottom corner. DJ has scuffing, sunning, bumping, rubbing, with nicks across the top; in a mylar cover. Pages have light sunning, clean and tight. Illustrated with b/w and color plates. Color plates are laid onto pages. Lovely, big book on fantastic works of art! ! Oversized. View more info

Christmas around the World Series - Christmas in Holland Bonus Pack Bundled with Small Ornament and Recipe Cards

By: World Book

Price: $21.25

Publisher: Chicago, World Book: 0

Seller ID: 10671

ISBN: 0716608219

Condition: New


9.1 X 6.6 X 1.1 inches; 80 pages; Hard cover is new, in shrinkwrap. Grey spine with white lettering. Includes an ornament, at back of book. Ornament is an ice skate. Customs and traditions of the Christmas holidays as celebrated in Holland and other provinces of the Netherlands. Includes crafts, recipes, and carols. Published in ca. 2011. View more info

The Renaissance Engravers 15th-16th Century Engravings, Etchings and Woodcuts

By: N/A

Price: $33.50

Publisher: London, Sirrocco: 2003

Edition: 1st English Edition (?)

Seller ID: 3228

ISBN: 1904310508

Condition: New in New dust jacket


Cover is glazed boards. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Appears to be a collection catalogue from the Hermitage Museum, in St. Petersburg, Russia. "...was formed mainly during the latter part of the eighteenth and the early years of the nineteenth century. The prevailing taste of the period favoured, above all others, works by the leading masters of the high Renaissance; these were regarded as models of artistic perfection, to be carefully studied and sedulously imitated. Best represented in the Museum's collection are prints of the Italian and the German Schools....Marcanto... View more info

The Pretty Women of Paris

By: N/A

Price: $12.25

Publisher: Wordsworth Classics: 1999

Seller ID: 10722

ISBN: 1853266280

Condition: New


Wordsworth Classic Erotica Series; 7.7 X 4.9 X 0.5 inches; 191 pages; Soft cover has a blue spine with white lettering . Pages are clean and tight. This work comprises a directory of the "ladies of easy virtue" in Paris in the 1880s. It describes the specialities and preferences of these ladies, who numbered amongst their clients princes, members of parliament, priests, painters and musicians. Another view of the Golden Age of the 1880s, from a different perspective. View more info