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Picture Puzzles 30 Puzzles: Can You Find the Buttefly Hidden in This Picture?

By: Entwhistle, Theodore Roland, Steve Parker and A. J. Wood

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Dorking, Surrey, UK, The Templar Company Plc: 2002

Seller ID: 5284

ISBN: 1840118091

Condition: Near Fine


Softcover is self wraps. Illustrated cover. Pages are clean and tight; very slight signs of any use. Lavishly illustrated with colorful puzzles and drawings. "This book contains a selection of 30 picture puzzles that have been inspired by a range of topics, from ancient and natural history, the world of science, and the age of dinosaurs...First you must read the introduction that accompanies each puzzle, in order to see what sort of puzzle it is....." Travels through time and around the world. Lots of fun. Oversized, 3#. ; Color Illustrations; 11 x 11; 96 pages; Cover has light shelf w... View more info

Costume Design and Making a Practical Handbook

By: Fernald, Mary in Collaboration with Eileen Shenton

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London, Adam and Charles Black: 1958

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 179

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Hardcover is pink with black lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight; appears almost as if unused. This is a 1958 reprint of the original 1937 edition. Lavishly illustrated with 24 b/w illustrations and 51 b/w diagrams/patterns [no markings on them]. "One of the pincipal features of this practical book is the series of pattern-diagrams of English costume from Saxon times to almost the end of the 19th century. The diagrams have been carefully and accurately drawn to scale from working patterns, and detailed notes are given for the making of the costumes". List of suitable material... View more info

The Carolingian Empire; The Age Of Charlemagne

By: Fichtenau, Heinrich

Price: $7.75

Publisher: New York, Harper and Row: 1964

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 5552

Condition: Very Good


Softcover is green ground with black and white lettering. Pages are clean and tight, overall. Part of 'The Academy Library' TB 1142. Translated by Peter Munz. Includes a list of abbreviations, translator's introduction; 7 chapters, index. ; Harper Torchbook Series; 5 1/4 x 8; xxiv, 164 pages; Cover has shelf wear, rubbing/scuffing, light bumping, some underlining; inside front cover is a pocket, previous owner did this to each of their books. View more info

Encyclopaedia Of Textiles/Encyclopedia Of Textiles Decorative Fabrics from Antiquity to the Beginning of the 19th Century Including the Far East and Peru: Completely Revised with an Introduction by Renate Jaques

By: Flemming, Ernst

Price: $81.25

Publisher: London, A. Zwemmer Ltd.: 1958

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 169

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


NOT A FORMER LIBRARY BOOK. Hard cover is red with gold, blind stamped design on front, gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Lavishly illustrated with 288 pages of b/w photographs, with one or two photos per page and 16 full page color plates. A translation of Flemming’s [director of the Berlin Textile School] Das Textilwerk, published in 1927 Germany, in German. Renate Jaques editor and translator of this first English edition. Includes a list of sources; order of the plates. Very over sized and heavy; 5.5#. ; B&W and Color Illustrations; 9 x 11 1/2 x 1 1... View more info

Art of the Maya Civilization, Exhibition, Martin Widdifield Gallery Exhibition September 4 to October 5, 1957

By: Gallery, Martin Widdifield

Price: $19.75

Publisher: New York, Martin Widdifield Gallery: 1957

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 7995

Condition: Very Good+


Exhbition Catalogue Series; B&W Illustrations; 7 x 10 1/4; 26 pages; Soft cover is textured brown paper; stapled wraps. Light rub mark on front; previous owner's name neatly written on title page. Foreword is written by Alfred Early Stendahl . Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Glossy paper with 48 b/w illustrations of items. Introduction by Herbert Joseph Spinden [1879-1967] "He received a PhD in Anthropology, from Harvard, in 1909, completing a thesis on Maya art....Spinden continued to research Maya culture and was particularly interested in creating a correlation between ... View more info

Arms And Armour Special Number Based on the R. L. Scott Collection [No.2, 1969]

By: Gamber, Ortwin; William Reid; Et Al

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Glasgow Art Gallery and Museums Association: 1969

Seller ID: 155

Condition: Very Good+


Softcover is stapled wraps. Printed on glossy paper. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with over 25 b/w photographs, and one color plate. Vol. XII, No. 2, 1969. 5 articles on various pieces of the R. L. Scott Collection, written by: Ortwin Gamber, William Reid, A. V. B. Norman, Claude Blair, J. G. Scott. ; Scottish Art Review Series; Photographs; 7 1/2 x 9 3/4; 40 pages; Softcover has light shelf wear, bumping at corners, minor rubbing/scuffing; owner's name sticker inside upper corner of back of front cover. Last 7 pages, including inside back cover, are ads for the various antique, art,... View more info

The Uhle Collections From Nieveria No. 8

By: Gayton, A. H.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, University of California Press: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1317

Condition: Very Good+


Cover is original, heavy, gray paper with black lettering on front. Pages are clean and tight; some pages uncut; appears unused. Published February 28, 1925. Illustrated with 7 pages of b/w plates and 11 b/w figures. Sections are: Pottery styles at Nieveria; Non-pottery collections; conclusions; stylistic identification of material ilustrated by d' Harcourt; explanation. ; University of California Publications in American Archaeology and Ethnology Series; Vol. 21; B&W Illustrations; 7 x 10 3/4; 24+ pages; Cover has some light edge wear, bumping and sunning. View more info

Excavations At Casa Grande, Arizona February 12 -- May 1 1927

By: Gladwin, Harold S.

Price: $59.50

Publisher: Los Angeles, Southwest Museum: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1271

Condition: Very Good+


Cover is heavy, brown paper with black lettering on front. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with 5 b/w photos and one b/w drawing. The excavations were done in the area of South Central Arizona near the Lower Gila river, where there was evidence of centuries of habitation. ; Southwest Museum Papers; the Southwest Society to Show the Story of Man Series; Vol. 2; B&W Illustrations; 7 x 10 1/4; 30 pages; Cover has edge wear, bumping, sunning; edges slightly crinkled. Faint smudge on title page; pages have a shallow wrinkle at top and bottom corners. View more info

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The Cheyenne Indians, Vol. 1 History and Society

By: Grinnell, George Bird

Price: $12.25

Publisher: Lincoln, NE, Unversity of Nebraska Press/Bison Books: 1972

Seller ID: 7371

ISBN: 0803257716

Condition: Near Fine


Vol. 1; B&W Maps & illustrations; 8.90 X 6.30 X 1 inches; ix, 358 pages; Soft cover has light rubbing, shelf wear. Pages are clean and tight. Black spine with red lettering. Illustrated with 26 b/w photographs, drawings and maps. Bound in b/w map of Cheyenne Country at back of book. This is volume one of a 2 volume history of the early Cheyenne. Originally printed in 1923. View more info

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Colors The Story of Dyes and Pigments

By: Guineau, Bernard & Francois Delemare

Price: $66.75

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams: 2000

Seller ID: 9687

ISBN: 0810928728

Condition: New


B & W and Color; 6.80 X 4.90 X 0.40 inches; 159 pages; Soft cover has black spine with orange and white lettering. Lavishly illustrated with 160 b/w and color pictures. From the painted caves at Lascaux, 40,000 years old, to the medieval cloth industry to today's computerized chemistry, this engaging book surveys the history of dyes and pigments-in a work as rich, varied, and colorful as a box of crayons. Clearly explains uses, and history, of colors in our culture. Index. View more info

Oakland County Book Of History [Soft Cover]

By: Hagman, Arthur A. , editor, Et Al

Price: $21.50

Publisher: No Place, No Publisher Listed.: 1970

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 5989

Condition: Very Good


Cover is blue with gold county logo and lettering on front, gold lettering on spine. Overall pages are clean and tight. Published in honor of Oakland County's Sesqui-centennial [1820-1970]. Oakland county is on the northern border of Wayne County, where Detroit is located. It is also the location for one of the highest per-capita income populations in the US. Extensively illustrated with dozens of b/w photos and drawings. In the 34 years since this history was published, large areas of the county which were largely rural have now become large suburbs, and also the locations for one of the lead... View more info

Canyon Graphics and Graffiti

By: Hague, Donald V. Et Al

Price: $21.25

Publisher: No Place, Utah Museum of Natural History: N.D.

Seller ID: 7266

Condition: Very Good


B & W illustrations & Maps; 10 x 8 1/4; 32 pages; Soft cover is stapled wraps; oblong shaped. Light rubbing, bumping to cover and pages. Heavy brown paper cover with darker brown lettering on front. Pages show signs of light use. No datel listed for publication, could be from 1960s or early 1970s. Covers Glen Canyon, predominantly in Utah, but also in the other '4 corner states,' of the southwest. Illustrated extensively w/ b/w pictures; a map [featuring locations of Native American settlements] showing the canyon and area covered by it, photographs and drawings. "Part of our national heri... View more info

All About The Singing Of The Sirens That Sank The Fitz

By: Hainault, Paul Edmund

Price: $59.50

Publisher: Houghton, MI, Don Hermanson: 1998

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 9323

Condition: Very Good+


SIGNED AND INSCRIBED ON TITLE PAGE: LENORE & SHARON--AUNT ALICE & UNCLE PAUL 8-23-01 --W/ LOVE. The Uncle Paul may be the author, Paul Hainault. Softcover is heavy, glazed paper. Blue and white, with blue lettering on front. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated by the author. Illustrated with b/w photographs, drawings, maps and graphs. This is the true story of the sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald, an ore freighter, which sank in Lake Superior, on 10 November, 1975, with no witnesses or suvivors; 29 men, the entire crew, perished. Gordon Lightfoot made the ship famous in his song 'The Wreck ... View more info

The American Costume Book

By: Haire, Frances H

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New York, A. S. Barnes: 1934

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 5358

Condition: Good+


Hardcover is green with black lettering on front and spine. Overall pages are clean. Illustrated with 16 color plates, and some b/w drawings. Sections are: Plains Indian; Desert Indian; Forest Indian; Everglades Indian; Indian Scout; Homesteader; Cowboy; Puritan; Cavalier; Colonial Period; Early 19th Century; Middle 19th Century; Latter 19th Century; Gay Nineties. ; Ex-Library; B & W and color illustrations; 7 1/4 x 10 1/4; xi, 164 pages; Typical former library marks. Appears to have been a popular book. Sunning, fading, rubbing/scuffing, shelf wear, fraying of edges, bumping, weak hinges but... View more info

Painted Cave Northeastern Arizona No. 3

By: Haury, Emil W. and Edgar Anderson

Price: $95.50

Publisher: Dragoon, AZ, The Amerind Foundation, Inc.: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1294

Condition: Very Good+


Cover is heavy, red paper with black lettering on front and spine. FOLD OUT MAP IN REARPages are clean and tight; pristine condition, appears unused. Illustrated with 36 b/w photo plates, and 21 b/w text figures. Sections are: The Area; The Cave; Pictographs; two appendices. The first appendix is "The Maize Collections from Painted Cave" by Edgar Anderson. Some of the items recovered from the cave are food, textiles, sandals, basketry and matting, cordage, plant parts, leather, pottery, stone, bone, shell, pictographs. ; B&W Illustrations; 6 3/4 x 10 1/2; 87+ pages; Cover has edge wear... View more info

Ships Gone Missing

By: Hemming, Robert J

Price: $9.75

Publisher: Chicago, Contemporary Books: 1992

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 8511

ISBN: 0809239094

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


B&W Photographs & map; 9.10 X 6.30 X 1 inches; viii. 197 pages; Hard cover is grey with black cloth spine with silver lettering. Former owner's name inside front cover, blackened out. Slight bumping and wear to covers. Missing DJ. B/w map of Great Lakes showing where ships went missing in 1913 storm. Pages are clean and tight. Illlustrated with 20 b/w photographs. "It was the biggest, meanest, deadliest winter storm to affect northern Ohio and the Great Lakes -- and you've probably never heard about it...the 100th anniversary of what is known as the Great Lakes White Hurricane of 1913. It ... View more info

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War At Sea In The Ironclad Age

By: Hill, Richard; General editor John Keegan

Price: $18.25

Publisher: London, Cassell: 2000

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 5220

ISBN: 030435273x

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Hardcover is black with silver lettering on the spine. Illustrated endpapers, showing ironclads in battle. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Extensively illustrated with color and b/w photographs, drawings, maps, charts. Sections are: Chronology; Introduction: Technical and Strategic Context; The Technical: Background; Navies and Their People; Theories of Sea Warfare; American Civil War; Navies and Imperial Expansion; Fleet Action; biographical notes; index, list of maps, key to maps; B & W and Color; 8 x 10 3/4; 224 pages; Cover has light bumping. DJ has light bumping, rubbing; i... View more info

Contributions To Polar Eskimo Ethnography With 102 Figures in the Text, #2

By: Holtved, Erik

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Copenhagen, C. A. Reitzels Forlag: 1967

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 1264

Condition: Very Good+


Cover is light blue with black lettering on front and spine. Much of the cover and title page information is not in English but in Danish/Greenlander? The non-English reads "Meddelelser om Gronland udgivne af kommissionene for videnskabelige undersogelser I gronland Bd. 182, Nr. 2". Illustrated with many b/w maps, drawings and photos. Pages are clean and tight, and unclipped. Even has clothing patterns! ; Meddelelser Om Gronland Series; Ex-Library; B&W Illustrations; 7 x 11; 180 pages; Cover has edge wear, rubbing, sunning, creasing along edges. Bottom of copyright page and bottom of ... View more info

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Hallowed Timbers The Wooden Churches of Cape Breton

By: Hyde, Susan & Michael Bird

Price: $14.25

Publisher: Erin, Ontario, Canada, A Boston Mills Press Book: 1995

Seller ID: 8750

ISBN: 1550461214

Condition: New in New dust jacket


Hardcover is blue with silver lettering on spine. DJ. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Illustrated with dozens of color and b/w photos of these churches. All are located on the island of Cape Breton, part of the Atlantic province of Nova Scotia, Canada. "From the grandest, most ornate church to the tiniest, most humble chapel, Cape Breton Island's houses of worship possess a timeless charm....the winding roads of Cape Breton--along the windswept coast, through sheltered river valleys, and up rugged pakes--on an inspirational tour of over sixty remarkable churches...." ; P... View more info

What They Wore; A History Of Children's Dress

By: Jackson, Margaret and L. N. Jackson

Price: $16.50

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin, Ltd: 1936

Seller ID: 6436

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Hardcover is yellow on yellow boards, with green spine with black lettering. Pages are tight. Illustrated with 25 b/w drawings, plus another 49 b/w drawings of footwear. Covers over 3000 years of clothing history, up through 1936. Main focus is on English/British costume history. Special section on footwear. Bibliography and index. ; B&W Illustrations; 5 x 7 1/2; 160 pages; No DJ. Cover has light shelf wear, bumping, rubbing, few pages have light creasing and/or foxing. View more info