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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

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

Munnings V. The Moderns Manchester Art Gallery 13 December 1986--25 January 1987

By: N/A

Price: $18.75

Publisher: London, Pittman Publishing: 1986

Seller ID: 7631

ISBN: 0901673293

Condition: Near Fine


Exhibition Catalogue Series; B&W Illustrations; 6 X 8 1/4; 23 pages; Soft cover is stapled wraps. Slight rubbing to covers. Pages are clean and tights appears as if unused. Illustrated with 27 b/w pictures. Sir Alfred James Munnings (1878 – 1959) was known as one of England's finest painters of horses, and as an outspoken enemy of Modernism. He often painted horses racing or hunting. The catalogue shows work by such 'Moderns' as John Bratby; Reg Butler; Lynn Chadwick; John Craxton; William Gear; Barbara Hepworth; Robert MacBryde; F. E. McWilliam; Henri Matisse; Henry Moore; Ben Nicholson; Pa... 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 CHAUCER COLORING BOOK

By: N/A

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Santa Barbara, CA, BELLEROPHON BOOKS: 1973

Seller ID: 9212

Condition: As New


B&W Illustrations; 8.43 X 5.85 X 0.73 inches; Unpaginated pages; Soft cover is stapled wraps. Slight rubbing to covers. ALL PAGES ARE CLEAN, NO MARKS, AS NEW. No publication date in book. Illustrated version of The prologue of the Tales of Canterbury; includes black and white reproductions from William Caxton's 1484 edition and Richard Pynson's 1526 edition. Includes 7" phonograph record titled: How fun & easy it is to speak Middle English! Pages not numbered; 48 pages. View more info

Gainsborough Postcard Book 30 Postcards

By: N/A

Price: $16.25

Publisher: Leiscester, England, Magna Books: 1992

Seller ID: 9837

ISBN: 185422364X

Condition: New


Color Illustrations; 4 1/4 x 6 1/4; 30 pages; Soft cover is a collection of 30 different paintings by Thomas Gainsborough [1727-1788]. One of the founding members of England's Royal Academy [RA]. He was a favorite of the royal family, George III and his family, doing many portraits. Each page is a removable postcard, ready for mailing. Some slight rubbing to covers, all postcards are intact and appears as if untouched. View more info

Michigan censuses, 1710-1830, under the French, British, and Americans

By: N/A

Price: $132.50

Publisher: Detrioit, MI, Detroit Society for Genealogical Research: 1982

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 10065

ISBN: 0943112001

Condition: Very Good


Ex-Library; B&W maps; 81/2 x 11; viii, 291 pages; Hard cover is blue with gold lettering on front and spine. Former library book, with a few stamps, and bar code. Light rubbing and bumping to boards. Illustrated with 19 b/w maps. Pages are very clean and tight, as if never used. End papers covered with b/w maps. Excellent resource for historians or geneaology. View more info

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David Copperfield

By: Francis, Pauline

Price: $9.50

Publisher: London, Readzone Books: 2014

Seller ID: 10611

ISBN: 1783220325

Condition: New


Essential Classics Series; 7.9 X 5.7 X 0.2 inches; 56 pages; Soft cover has a black spine with white lettering. Young David Copperfield is deeply affected when his widowed mother remarries. When his mother dies, David’s stepfather sends him to work in a London factory. He has to learn how to find how own way in a harsh world, and makes many friends along the way, both good and bad. After Wilkins Micawber, his landlord, is sent to prison, David escapes London and takes refuge in Dover with Betsey Trotwood, his aunt. This retelling has been shortened and illustrated for younger readers. View more info

HANNAH THE COMPLETE STORY

By: 'HANNAH HAUXWELL, BARRY COCKCROFT'

Price: $11.50

Publisher: London, RANDOM CENTURY: 1991

Seller ID: 7474

ISBN: 0712651144

Condition: Very Good+


B & W and Color photorgraphs; 9.20 X 6.40 X 1.20 inches; 319 pages; Soft cover has light rubbing/scuffing. Tan spine with green and black lettering. Illustrated with 10 color photographs and numberous b/w photographs. Born in 1927, "Hauxwell emerged form a howling blizzard, in 1971, to become the most unlikely celebrity of her generation. Viewers worldwide were fascinated by the story of the solitary woman farmer with a poetic turn of phrase, living a life of extraordinary hardship on a remote Pennine farm without electricity or running water". View more info

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ASIL Arabians The Noble Arabian Horses; Fourth Edition: in English and German

By: A S I L [ASIL] Club, Ed. ; Foreword by Georg Olms

Price: $92.50

Publisher: Hildesheim, Germany, ASIL Club/Georg Olms: 1993

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 2755

ISBN: 3487083493

Condition: New in Fine dust jacket


Cover is black board with gold lettering and club logo on front in German and English; on spine in German, English and Arabic. End pages illustrated. Application form for club laid in at rear. Magnificently illustrated with 500+, mostly color, pictures. Foreword by W. Georg Olms. Printed in Italy. Pages are clean and tight; printed on glossy paper. This is a NEW book! DJ is NEW; and also in cardboard slipcase, also NEW. Book originally sealed in publisher's shrinkwrap, removed to check the book, but book will be put back into it. All of the comments on the DJ are in German; there are comments ... View more info

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The Black Death The Great Mortality of 1348-1350: A Brief History with Documents

By: Aberth, John

Price: $16.25

Publisher: Boston, Bedford/St. Martin's: 2005

Seller ID: 8774

ISBN: 031240087X

Condition: Near Fine


Bedford Cultural Editions Series Series; B&W Map & Illustrations; 8.10 X 5.50 X 0.50 inches; xv, 199 pages; Soft cover has a white spine, with black lettering. Slight rubbing, bumping. Pages are clean and tight. Ilustrated with 1 b/w map and 7 b/w pictures. "This is an excellent collections of sources. The selected texts are well chosen, often otherwise unavailable, comprehensive in the views they present, and long enogh to be very useful. The inclusion of sources from throughout Europe and the Middle East is excellent and fills a gap". 7 chapters, each with their own citations at the ... View more info

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Mail Men The Unauthorized Story of the Daily Mail

By: Addison, Adrian

Price: $16.25

Publisher: London, Atlantic Books: 2017

Seller ID: 10603

ISBN: 1782399704

Condition: New in New dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 9.5 X 6.5 X 1.6 inches; 407 pages; Hard cover is black with gold lettering on spine. DJ in mylar cover. Illustrated with 14 n/w photographs. "A wonderfully gossipy history" Sunday Times "Riotously Entertaining" New Statesman Perhaps because of the power and fear that the Daily Mail commands, this is the very first book to provide an unauthorized account of the newspaper with more global readers than any other. With a gripping personality-led narrative, informed by well-placed sources, Mail Men investigates the secret behind the Mail's extraordinary longevity ... 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

Conquest Of Coomassie; An Epic Of The Mashanti Nation

By: Aldebaran

Price: $295.75

Publisher: Los Angeles, Worth While Publishing Company/Coomassie Pulishing Co. , California: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 108

Condition: Very Good


Hard cover is light tan colored with dark brown lettering on front. Overall, pages are clean and tight; stitched binding. Extremely scarce book. Frontispiece is a b/w photograph of the author, 'Aldebaran,' probably a psuedonym. Illustrated with 9, tissued protected b/w drawings. Book is written as poetry, with 5 cantos. On the title page is a sticker, with 'Coomassie Publishing Co. , Los Angeles, Calif. , U. S. A. ' on it. "Against the glorious background of culture, under the rule "of wisdom, truth, and right," is thrown the pitiful picture of a money-mad world; where the rapacity... View more info

The Fifth Victim

By: Alexander, Antonia

Price: $10.25

Publisher: London, John Blake: 2013

Seller ID: 10569

ISBN: 178219441X

Condition: New


Photographs; 5 1/2 x 8 1/2; 200 pages; Soft cover has a black spine with orange lettering. Illustrated with 7 color and b/w photographs. Between August and November 1888, five women were murdered in Whitechapel, and for more than 100 years the murders have remained among one of the world's greatest unsolved crimes. Author Antonia Alexander is a direct descendant of Jack the Ripper's last victim, Mary Kelly. Antonia's grandmother, also named Mary, has now decided to tell the story of Mary Kelly, her own great grandmother, via Antonia. Rummaging through her grandmother's belongings, Mary found a... View more info

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Indigenous Peoples in International Law

By: Anaya, S. James

Price: $15.25

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press, USA: 2000

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 7563

ISBN: 0195140451

Condition: Fine


Tables; 9.10 X 6.10 X 0.40 inches; xi, 267 pages; Soft cover is brown with white lettering on front and spine; shallow vertical crease on front cover. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. "James Anaya has done for indigenous people in international law what Felix Cohen did for Native Americans in the United States. He has brought clarity, understanding, and order to a field previously understood only in isolated bits and pieces. It will now be impossible to think about this topic without consideration of Professor Anaya's prodigious research and deeply analytical jurisprudentia... View more info

A History of Their Own Women in Europe From Prehistory to the Present: Volume II

By: ANDERSON, Bonnie S. & Judith P. Zinsser

Price: $13.75

Publisher: New York, Harper: 1989

Seller ID: 8668

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; 6 1/4 x 9 1/4 x 1 1/2; xix, 572 pages; Soft cover has cream colored spine with black writing on it. Covers have slight rubbing, bumping, scuffing. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Illustrated with b/w photographs. "Women's history from prehistoric times to the present, focusing on the developments, achievements, and changes in women's roles in society, organized within a loose chronology with chapters focusing on women's place and function in society. Topics include the roles of female monarchs and women of the court, the application of the new tools of t... View more info

The Flemish Merchant of Venice Daniel Nijs and the Sale of the Gonzaga Art Collection

By: Anderson, Christina

Price: $27.25

Publisher: New Haven, CT, Yale University Press: 2015

Seller ID: 9766

ISBN: 0300209681

Condition: New in New dust jacket


Maps & color illustrations; viii, 264 pages; Hard bound is black with silver lettering on spine. This is a NEW book. DJ. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with 51 color and b/w pictures, plus a family tree of the Nijs family. "During the years 1627 and 1628, Charles I of England purchased the cream of the Gonzaga art collection, belonging to the dukes of Mantua, in what would become the greatest art deal of the 17th century. Among the treasures sold were ancient statues and stunning paintings by Titian, Raphael, Correggio, and Rubens. This book examines this fascinating and significan... View more info

The Flemish Merchant of Venice Daniel Nijs and the Sale of the Gonzaga Art Collection

By: Anderson, Christina

Price: $27.25

Publisher: New Haven, CT, Yale University Press: 2015

Seller ID: 9767

ISBN: 0300209681

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Maps & color illustrations; viii, 264 pages; Hard bound is black with silver lettering on spine. This is a NEW book. DJ. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with 51 color and b/w pictures, plus a family tree of the Nijs family. "During the years 1627 and 1628, Charles I of England purchased the cream of the Gonzaga art collection, belonging to the dukes of Mantua, in what would become the greatest art deal of the 17th century. Among the treasures sold were ancient statues and stunning paintings by Titian, Raphael, Correggio, and Rubens. This book examines this fascinating and significan... View more info