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Palm Beach International Art & Antique Fair Paintings, Furniture, Silver, Jewelry, Textiles & Objects; January 30- February 9,

By: N/A

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Florida[?], International Fine Art Expositions: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2413

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

Cover is dark blue with gold lettering on front and spine. Brown, monochrome flower picture on endpapers. Pages are clean and tight; this appears as if unused. This is the auction catalog from one of the most prominent American art and antique fairs. Sections are: From the Organizers; Letters of Greeting; Norton Museum of Art; Index of Exhibitors; Exhibiting Galleries; Advertisements; Future Expositions; Acknowledgements. All of the items, along with the extensive description, are accompanied by a color photo. The items are gorgeous, some of them very exotic, and makes one wish you could just ... 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

American Artists

By: Macmillan Reference Usa

Price: $31.25

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

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 10724

ISBN: 0028655249

Condition: New

Hardcover has blue ground and white lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight; this is a new book. Illustrated with 100+ b/w drawings and photographs. Artists are listed alphabetically; timeline; sources; glossary, index. Covers different movements/genres and collections: Op Art; Photorealism; Hudson River School Precisionism; National Museum of American Art; Whitney Museum of American Art; Pop Art; Folk Art; Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum; Color Field Painting; Minimalism; Norman Rockwell Museum; Rothko Chapel; Ashcan School; Abstract Expressionism; San Ildefonso Watercolor Movement; America... View more info

Rider With Destiny: George Washington

By: Aikman, Lonnelle

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Mclean, VA, Link Press, Publishers: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4306

ISBN: 0912991011

Condition: Very Good+

Softcover is heavy cardboard; black ground with gold lettering on front and spine. Blue monochrome endpapers. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with dozens of b/w drawings and photographs. Sections are: Behind Myth and Monument; a Capital is Born; "My Own Vine and Fig Tree"; bibliography; index. Oversized, 3#. ; B & W illustrations; 9 x 12; 173 pages; Cover has shelf wear, light rubbing/scuffing, bumping and some minor, shallow scratches towards the bottom of the rear cover. View more info


By: Andersson, Espen & Secretan, Val

Price: $35.50

Publisher: Bergen, Publisher Not Specified: 1982

Seller ID: 8467

ISBN: 8299079438

Condition: As New

B&W Illustrations; 9 1/4 x 10 1/2; 108 pages; Hard cover has white and brown spine with black lettering. Very slight bumping. Pages are clean and tight. Book appears as if unused; gift quality. Illustrated with 78 b/w pictures. This is the first English edition. "Bryggen, the old wharf of Bergen, is a reminder of the town’s importance as part of the Hanseatic League’s trading empire from the 14th to the mid-16th century. Many fires, the last in 1955, have ravaged the characteristic wooden houses of Bryggen. Its rebuilding has traditionally followed old patterns and methods, thus leavin... 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

Historic Costume For The Stage

By: Barton, Lucy

Price: $42.25

Publisher: Boston, Walter H. Baker Company: 1963

Edition: Second Revised Edition

Seller ID: 7129

ISBN: 0874400023

Condition: Very Good-

Ex-Library; B&W Illustrations; 10.10 X 7 X 1.80 inches; x, 609 pages; Hardcover is former library book. Has Dewey number on spine and some stamps on end papers, plus a pocket, but otherwise shows little to no signs of being a popular book, or used much. Cover has light rubbing, bumping and some fading. No DJ as issued. Pages are very clean and tight. Lavishly iilustrated by David Sarvis, with a color frontispiece. Originally published in 1935, this is a revised and expanded edition from 1963. Covers costume history from the ancient world to early 20th century. Bibliography: More books; books, ... View more info

Berger on Drawing

By: Berger, John & Jim Savage

Price: $178.25

Publisher: Aghabullogue, Co. Cork, Ireland, Occasional Press: 2007

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 8449

ISBN: 0954897633

Condition: Very Good+

B&W Illustrations; 9.61 X 6.61 X 0.63 inches; v,159 pages; Soft cover is self wraps, has slight bumping, rubbing. Pink spine with black lettering. Previous owner's name neatly written on bottom of half title page. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with 47 b/w drawings. The prolific author's ideas can be summed up into three main concepts: Drawing as observation, drawing as memory and drawing as expressing ideas. Although drawing from observation was of fundamental importance in the past today we see more and more an engagement of drawing with memory and as expression of ideas. This doesn'... View more info

Women's Costume in Early Ontario

By: Brett, K. B.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Toronto, The Governors of the University of Toronto: 1966

Seller ID: 154

ISBN: 0888540507

Condition: Very Good+

Soft cover is stapled wraps. Heavy, yellow paper covers. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with 17 b/w photographs. "The earliest styles described in this booklet came to Upper Canada with the first settlers in 1784; the latest may have graced a lady of fashion on Confederation Day in 1867. Between these dates Ontario grew from a few scattered military and trading posts to a rapidly developing, wealthy, agricultural and industrial province..." ; Royal Ontario Museum Series Series; B&W Illustrations; 6 x 9; 16 pages; Very slight rubbing. View more info

Ancient Art Of The American Woodland Indians Exhibition Catalogue

By: Brose, David S, James A. Brown, and David W. Penney

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, in Association With the Detroit Institute of Arts: 1985

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 5434

ISBN: 0895581051

Condition: Near Fine

Softcover is heavy, glazed paper. Grey spine with burgundy lettering. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Lavishly illustrated with 141 color and b/w plates; 32 figures; and a map. This is an exhibition catalogue for a show that appeared at: The National Gallery of Art, Washington , D. C. , March 17 - August 4, 1985; The Detroit Institute of Arts, September 2 - November 11, 1985; The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, December 16 - March 2, 1986. Printed and bound in Japan. Sections are: Introduction; Late Archaic Period; Woodland Period; Mississippian Period; Continuities of Imagery an... View more info

The Squash History, Folklore, Ancient Recipes

By: Capatti, Alberto & Giuseppe Vaccarini

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Konemann: 1998

Seller ID: 5982

ISBN: 3829014627

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket

Hard cover has illustrated cover, same as DJ. Black spine with orange lettering. Illustrated end papers, showing all kinds of gorgeous squash. Oblong shaped. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Illustrated with dozens of color photographs to accompany the luscious recipes. First published in Italian, 1996. Translated by Pamela Marwood/Ros Schawartz Translations, London. Printed in Hungary. Background on the squash until page 24. Then recipes, from the Renaissance to the late 19th century. Sections are: recipes by Arneo Nizzoli; Squash recipes from famous Italian cities. ; Color Ph... View more info

House Mottoes And Inscriptions: Old And New New and Revised Edition Illustrated

By: Caulfeild, S. F. A.

Price: $19.75

Publisher: Detroit, MI, Singing Tree Press: 1968

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 6939

Condition: Near Fine

Cover is brown with gold lettering on spine. Tan endpapers. Pages are clean and tight. Interior of book appears as if unused. Looks like one of those books that gets purchased and then just sits around for decades, untouched except for occasionally moving it from hither to yon. Illustrated with b/w photos. This is a reprint of the title originally published in 1908, London, by Elliot Stock, Paternoster Row, E. C.. Sections are: Introduction: Ancient Inscriptions; English Inscriptions; Scottish and Irish Inscriptions; Sundial Inscriptions, including some on Posy Rings, Organs, Bells, and Others... View more info

Wasa Fynd Och Bargning

By: Clason Edward and Anders Franzen

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Stockholm, Nordiska Uppslagbocker AB, Stockholm: 1959

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 1501

Condition: Very Good+ in Poor dust jacket

Cover is yellow with green lettering on front and spine. Pages are clean and tight. Extensively illustrated with 50+ b/w photos and drawings. Tipped in is a newspaper article, in English, from "The Detroit News" 3 January 1971. Text is in Swedish. Article says 'Detroit is to get an inside view of the Wasa, the Swedish navy ship that was a disaster in the 17th century but has proved a triumph in the 20th...64-gun ship, the most heavily aremed battlewagon of her day, when she turned turtle and sank 10 August 1628 on her maiden voyage. ' Shades of the Titanic! Of her crew of 200 men, 50 d... View more info

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The Color Of Ivory Polychromy on Byzantine Ivories

By: Connor, Carolyn L.

Price: $42.75

Publisher: Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10711

ISBN: 0691048185

Condition: As New in New dust jacket

Dark blue cover with gold lettring on spine. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Printed on acid-free/alkaline paper. Illustrated with 17 color plates, and 12 b/w figures. Chapters are: Color on Byzantine Ivories; Colors, Pigments and Pigment Analysis; Ancient Tradition of Polychrome Ivories; Testimony of Ancient and Medieval Texts; Color on Ivory and the Byzantine Aestethic; Shifting the Paradigm; two appendices. ; Drawings & photographs; 7 3/4 x 10 1/4; 129 pages; NEW. Very slight bumping. DJ has slight edge wear; in a Brodart cover. View more info

The Vikings At a Glance

By: Corbishley, Mike and Hazel Mary Martell

Price: $7.75

Publisher: New York, Peter Bedrick Books: 1998

Seller ID: 3061

ISBN: 0872265587

Condition: Near Fine

Cover is glazed boards. Pages are clean and tight; printed on alkaline paper, with reinforced binding. This is a NEW book. Extensively illustrated with dozens of color drawings. Starts with a time chart from 700-1400. Chapters are: Site-seeing--A Guide to the Viking World; Homelands of the Vikings; Trade and Transport; Kings and Things; Viking Society; Everyday Life; Warriors and Raiders; Viking Builders; Words and Pictures; Religion; After the Vikings; Glossary. ; Color Illustrations; 7 x 9 3/4; 30 pages; Cover has slight shelfwear. View more info

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The Avebury Cycle

By: Dames, Michael

Price: $16.25

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1996

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 6896

ISBN: 0500278865

Condition: Near Fine

Soft cover has tan spine with white and black lettering. Pages are clean and tight. Appears as if unused. Over 200 b/w photographs, drawings, diagrams and maps. "Avebruy parish in Wiltshire contains the most amazing collection of Stone Age monuments to be found anywhere in the world. Taking into acount recent discoveries, this new edition of Dam'es aclaimed study explores the mystery of the Avebury monuments and reveals their collective purpose. Making skillful use of archaeology, ethnography and folklore, Dames argues that the monuments were key elements in the worship of the Great Goddes... View more info

London 1924 Edition

By: Dark, Sidney

Price: $14.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co. , Limited: 1924

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 4476

Condition: Very Good+

Hardcover is dark blue with gold crest in center of front; gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight; has deckled edges; gilt top of text block. Extensively illustrated with 55 b/w drawings by joseph pennell. According to the list of illustrations, these were created in 1908 but not reproduced before this volume. Tissue paper is still present between title page and frontispiece. A word and pictorial of London, as it was in 1908-1924 [and before the London Blizt of World War II changed much of the landscape, destroying or damaging countless historic and important buildings]. Reading th... View more info

SAHARASIA The 4000 BCE Origins of Child Abuse, Sex-Repression, Warfare and Social Violence, In the Deserts of the Old World

By: DeMeo, James

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Greensprings, Oregon, Natural Energy Works: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6659

ISBN: 0962185558

Condition: New

Soft cover is heavy, glazed paper. Blue spine with orange lettering. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Stated first edition/first printing. Exhaustively illustrated with dozens of b/w charts, photographs, maps, diagrams, etc. Sections are: Survery of New Territory/Basic Assumptions and Theory; Recent Historical Dimensions of Armored Patrism/Mapping the Environmental and Cross-Cultural Evidence; Ancient Origins and Geographical Diffusion of Patrism; Mapping the Archaeological and Historical Evidence; Summary and Conclusions; 3 appendices; bibliography; index. Extra heavy; 5#. ; B &... View more info

Clothing and Costume

By: Dobson, Dina Portway

Price: $25.50

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green and Company, Ltd.: 1961

Seller ID: 6687

Condition: Very Good+

Soft cover is orange with black lettering on front; black vinyl spine. 4th printing, 1961, originally published in 1954. Extensively illustrated with 119 b/w drawings, plus charts and maps. Covers a wide variety of periods and geography, with information on materials used, dying, weaving, etc. ; Man's Heritage Series Series; B&W Illustrations; 6 3/4 x 8 1/4; iv, 60 pages; SOFT COVERr has some shelf wear, rubbing/scuffing, crease on front, small pencil # by title. Pages show signs of light, careful use. View more info

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