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Voices Of American Homemakers [national Extension Homemakers Edition] An Oral History Project of the National Extension Homemakers Council

By: Arnold, Eleanor, editor and Project Director

Price: $9.25

Publisher: No Place, National Extension Homemakers Council: 1985

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 6909

Condition: Very Good


Softcover is heavy textured paper. Cream spine with black lettering. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Illustrated with b/w photographs. This is an oral history project on the occasion of the Council's 50th anniversary. "...tell of their lives as children and women, mainly in the era from about 1890 to 1940, a time of busy, industrious, small communities and rural areas...." for this project 219 people were interviewed, ranging in age from 27 to 10... View more info

I, Asimov A Memoir

By: Asimov, Isaac

Price: $16.50

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 1994

Seller ID: 226

ISBN: 0385417012

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Cover is grey with black, faux spine; gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Dr. Asimov [1920-1992] "was one of our most beloved authors...he left behind an unparalleled legacy of thought and imagination. In a career that lasted more than 50 years, he wrote more than 470 books and innumerable articles and short stories...perhaps best known as one of science fiction's founding fathers, he wrote the novels that defined the genre and w... View more info

Asimov's New Guide To Science

By: Asimov, Isaac

Price: $38.25

Publisher: New York, Basic Books: 1984

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 9959

ISBN: 0465004733

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 6 1/2 x 9 1/2 x 2; xvi, 940 pages; Hard cover is blue cloth with gold lettering, and red symbols, on spine. Light rubbing to bottom of boards. DJhas some bumping, rubbing, scuffing, crease in back flap; in a mylar cover. Pages are clean and tight, as if unused. Illustrated with b/w photographs and drawings, diagrams. Asimov explains it in such a way that a first-time reader on the subject feels confident on his/her understanding. Bibliography; name and... View more info

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Fires Above Hyperion

By: Atangan, Patrick

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, NBM Publishing: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10556

ISBN: 1561639869

Condition: New


Color Illustrations; 6 X 8; 96 pages; Sof cover has white spine with black lettering. "Imagine Sex and the City written by a gay Charlie Brown. A graphic novel memoir with LGBT-themed tales of love and loss In this autobiographical work, Patrick Atangan documents the sad hilarity of his love life, from awkward first encounters, to finding out that the great guy you've been dating already has a boyfriend, to the sad inevitability of a break up. With a dark sense of hu... 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

Kronstadt 1921

By: Avrich, Paul

Price: $11.25

Publisher: New York, WW Norton & Co: 1974

Seller ID: 10251

ISBN: 0393007243

Condition: Very Good+


The Norton library Series; B/W maps and photographs; 7.50 X 5.10 X 0.30 inches; xi, 271 pages; Soft cover has light rubbing, bumping. Illustrated with a b/w map and 9 b/w photographs. "The uprising of sailors at the Kronstadt Naval Base is examined in the context of the political development of the New Soviet state". Pages are clean and tight. 3 appendices, index. View more info

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When Bad Things Happen in Good Bikinis Life After Death and a Dog Called Boris

By: Bailey, Helen

Price: $9.50

Publisher: London, Blink Publishing: 2016

Seller ID: 10565

ISBN: 1910536121

Condition: New


408 pages; Soft cover has white spine with blue lettering. In this witty, poignant and sage series of events, Helen takes her readers with her on her journey through life after inconceivable loss - accompanied by her faithful dachshund, Boris. Honest, searing, yet often laugh-out-loud funny, this is a compelling story of a marriage, and a truly life-affirming testament to the power of survival. View more info

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Clifford of Drummond Island

By: Bailey, Nancy

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Lincoln, NE, iUniverse: 2001

Seller ID: 8293

ISBN: 0595179509

Condition: New


9.20 X 6.12 X 0.49 inches; xii, 159 pages; Soft cover has a black spine with white lettering. Michigan characters come in all shapes and species, including the talented and charming Clifford. Clifford is quite accomplished. He’s an abstract painter, a dancer and the subject of a published biography, and goes on statewide tours to spread the message of empathy. He also has four hooves and a tail. Clifford , also known as “Clifford of Drummond Island, ” is the Morgan... View more info

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Detroitland A Collection of Movers, Shakers, Lost Souls, and History Makers from Detroit's Past

By: Bak, Richard & Columnist Neal Rubin

Price: $10.25

Publisher: Detroit [?], Painted Turtle: 2011

Seller ID: 9204

ISBN: 0814334997

Condition: Very Good+


Painted Turtle Series; B&W Illustrations; 10 X 7 X 0.80 inches; xi, 352 pages; Soft cover has light rubbing, scuffing and bumping to covers. Pages are clean and tight; pages are not cut at top. Illustrated with b/w pictures. 'WorldCatSummary: From The Books Back Cover: Welcome to Detroitland, where award-winning journalist Richard Bak brings to life episodes from roughly a century of Detroit's colorful history. Bak tackles familiar names like Frank Murphy, the Purple Gan... View more info

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Blades in the Sky Windmilling through the Eyes of B. H. "Tex" Burdick

By: Baker, T. Lindsay

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Lubbock, TX, Texas Tech University Press: 1992

Seller ID: 217

ISBN: 0896722945

Condition: Very Good+


Softcover is blue with black lettering on front and spine. Pages are clean and tight. Printed on acid-free paper. Preface by Elmer Kelton. Cover may appear different from that pictured. Illustrated with 51 b/w photographs. "This book, full of Tex Burdick's historical photos, is told by the proud windmillers themselves. They tell you why they endured the blazing sun, sandstorms, blisters, rattlesnakes, and peril to life and limb running up windmills like monkeys on a ... View more info

Thirteenth Virginia Cavalry

By: Balfour, Daniel

Price: $83.75

Publisher: Lynchburg, VA, H E Howard: 1986

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 8763

ISBN: 0930919297

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Virginia Regimental Histories Series Series; B&W Photographs & Maps; 9.50 X 6.25 X 0.50 inches; 119 pages; Hard cover is grey, with gold on front and on spine. Other than a 1 x 1/4" yellowish mark, maybe glue residue, in the margin of page 7, pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with 3 b/w maps and 19 b/w photographs. Contains a complete regimental roster. "The 13 Virginia Volunteer Cavalry Regiment was a cavalry regiment raised in Virginia for service in the C... View more info

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To Reveal Our Hearts: Paperback Edition Jewish Women Writers in Tsarist Russia

By: Balin, Carole B.

Price: $26.50

Publisher: Cincinnati, Hebrew Union College Press: 2000

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 5355

ISBN: 0878204563

Condition: New


Multiple copies available. Soft cover is heavy, glazed paper. Grey spine with white lettering. Pages are clean and tight; printed on acid free paper. This is a NEW book. Illustrated with several b/w photographs. An I. Edward Kiev Library Foundation Book. Sections include: Neither Balabuaistes Nor Revolutionaries; The Search for Jewish Women Writers in Tsarist Russia; Makings of a Maskilah; Female Experience in Hebrew Literature; Insider-Outsider Among the Russian Cultura... View more info

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To Reveal Our Hearts: Paperback Edition Jewish Women Writers in Tsarist Russia

By: Balin, Carole B.

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Cincinnati, Hebrew Union College Press: 2000

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 5778

ISBN: 0878204563

Condition: New


Multiple copies available. Soft cover is heavy, glazed paper. Grey spine with white lettering. Pages are clean and tight; printed on acid free paper. This is a NEW book. Illustrated with several b/w photographs. An I. Edward Kiev Library Foundation Book. Sections include: Neither Balabuaistes Nor Revolutionaries; The Search for Jewish Women Writers in Tsarist Russia; Makings of a Maskilah; Female Experience in Hebrew Literature; Insider-Outsider Among the Russian Cultura... View more info

A Brave Heart, A Broken Heart The Horse Everybody Wanted but Me

By: Ballentine, Christine D.

Price: $15.50

Publisher: Attica, MI, Door-A-Day Publishing: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2934

Condition: Fine


Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with b/w photos. Signed on title page by author 1997. As a young girl Christine Ballentine was the typical, horse crazy kid. Finally, when she was 9 , her parents got her a horse, Jerry. Jerry was nothing like the horse she'd fantasized about, but he was now hers. Jerry was a pinto, but not like the prancing, gorgeous pinto Christine dreamed about. But he was hers. And in 1996, 21 years after Jerry died, this woman, still with the h... View more info

Group Harmony Behind the Rhythm & the Blues

By: Baptista, Todd R.

Price: $44.75

Publisher: New Bedford, MA, TRB Enterprises: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7282

ISBN: 0963172255

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Photographs; 6 X 9; 230 pages; Soft cover has light rubbing/scuffing, and some scruffing to bottom of spine. On half title page, written in pink magic highlighter is 'review copy'. Pages are clean and tight, and appears as if unused. Illustrated with ca. 38 b/w photographs. Chapters on various groups: The Spaniels; The Dubs; The silhouettes; The El Dorados; The Teenchords; The G-Clefs; The Solitaires; The Willows; The Cop Chords; The hartptones; bibliography. Each ch... View more info

Huron And Wyandot Mythology With An Appendix Containing Earlier Published Records No. 11 Anthropological Series: Memoir 80

By: Barbeau, C. M.

Price: $43.25

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario, Dept. of Mines: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6259

Condition: Very Good-


Soft cover is heavy, gray paper with black lettering on front and spine. This is the true, first printing of this title, from 1915, not a reprint, nor from a library. Overall, pages are clean and tight, although weakening. Illustrated with 11 pages of b/w plates, which include 21 photographs. Sections are: Introduction; Cosmogonic and Sociological Myths; Folk-Tales; Traditions; Appendix: Myths; Folk-Tales; Traditions and Anecdotes; Abstracts. At the back of the book, aft... View more info

The Story Of The American Navy (the Mentor) April 16, 1917 Serial No. 129

By: Barnes, James

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, The Mentor Association, Inc.: 1917

Seller ID: 6329

Condition: Very Good


Soft cover is stapled wraps. Grey with dark blue lettering and design on front and back. This issue has 12 pages, clean and tight, about 'The Story of the American Navy.' Included are six, b/w gravures [on heavier stock paper], laid in. The six are: The 'Constitution' and the 'Java'; Commodore Esek Hopkins; The 'United States' and the "Macedonian'; the 'Kearsarge' and the 'Alabama'; the 'Constitution' and the 'Guerriere'; Captain Isaac Hull. Inside the front cover is... View more info

25 Years Of Spring Action: 1922 -- 1947

By: Barnes--Gibson--Raymond

Price: $21.50

Publisher: Detroit, MI, Associated Spring Corporation: N.D.

Seller ID: 6262

Condition: Very Good


Soft cover is stapled wraps of dark blue ground with silver and gold on front. Pages are clean and tight; slightly smaller than the cover. The pages are not numbered; there are 23 pages. Illustrated with over 2 dozen b/w photographs. Besides pictures of the executives, there are photos of employees, at work and what appear to be company sponsored activities. No date of publication, very possibly from late 1940s, perhaps even 1947. "Founded in 1857 by Wallace Barnes i... View more info

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Albert Bloch: Artistic and Literary Perspectives

By: Baron, Frank, Helmut Arntzen and David Cateforis, Ed.

Price: $31.25

Publisher: Munich, Prestel-Verlag: 1997

Seller ID: 786

ISBN: 3791317776

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Cover is green with white lettering on the spine; light bumping. DJ has faint scuffing; in a Brodart cover. Pages are clean and tight; printed on high quality, glossy, acid-free paper. This is a NEW book. End papers are black. Extensively illustrated with 60 color and 40 b/w paintings and drawings. Albert Bloch [1882-1961] was an American artist, and at an early age he produced caricatures for the St. Louis satirical weekly the Mirror. He was in Munich from 1909-1921, wh... View more info

An Exhibition Of The Robert S. Huthart Collection Of Non-iwami Netsuke Exhibition 15 June -- 3 July 1998

By: Barry Davies Oriental Art

Price: $46.50

Publisher: London, Barry Davies Oriental Art Ltd.: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3952

Condition: New in Near Fine dust jacket


Grey hardcover cloth with gold lettering on the spine. White, textured endpapers. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Back cover has title information written in Japanese; title page is in English and Japanese. Lavishly illustrated with 220 color photographs of these utterly fascinating, uniquely Japanese art forms. Sections are: Foreword; Netsuke--An International Art; Map of Japan; Catalogue; Signatures; bibliography; Index of Artists. Very oversized, 5#. ; ... View more info