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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, after the plates, is a section with vii pages of recent reports of geological surveys, many of them titled as 'memoirs'. ; B&W P... 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 a poem, to 'Old Ironsides', by Oliver Wendell Holmes. On the reverse side of the gravures, is a full page of information reg... View more info

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

By: Barnes, James

Price: $12.25

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

Seller ID: 11173

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 a poem, to 'Old Ironsides', by Oliver Wendell Holmes. On the reverse side of the gravures, is a full page of information reg... 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 in Bristol, Connecticut, U. S. A. , Barnes Group Inc. Has a long and storied history of innovation and technological advanceme... 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, where he met and worked with Kandinsky and Mare, the founders of the revolutionary art movement the Blue Rider Group. On his re... 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#. ; Color Photographs; Folio, 8 3/4 x 13; 304 pages; DJ has light rubbing; in a mylar cover. 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: 7702

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#. ; Color Photographs; Folio, 8 3/4 x 13; 304 pages; DJ has light rubbing; in a mylar cover. View more info

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Napoleon's Egyptian Campaigns 1798-1801

By: Barthorp, Michael

Price: $8.25

Publisher: Reading, UK, Osprey Publishing: 1992

Seller ID: 10958

ISBN: 0850451264

Condition: Very Good+


Men At Arms Series, 79 Series; B&W and Color Illustrations & Maps; 9.6 X 7.1 X 0.2 inches; 40 pages; Soft cover has white spine with black lettering. Light rubbing, scuffing, bumping to covers. Illustrated with color and b/w pictures and a map. Pages are clean and tight. This is the 7th printing from 2002. 'The imaginative strategic plan of Revolutionary France to cut Britain's lifeline to India by seizing Egypt and the Levant was an epic adventure, set amongst some of the most ancient places of history, then almost unknown to Europeans. The conflicts proved once again the supremacy of the Br... View more info

The Paternity Of Abraham Lincoln: Was He The Son Of Thomas Lincoln? An Essay on the Chastity of Nancy Hanks

By: Barton, William E.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, George H. Doran Company: 1920

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 5581

Condition: Very Good


A scarce copy of this edition. Cover is green cloth with gold lettering on front and spine [which is faded]. Overall, pages are clean and tight. Pages have deckled edges. "The author has endeavored to trace every rumor and report relating to the birth of Abraham Lincoln, to assemble all the available evidence in favor of it and against it, to judge each one of these reports upon its own merits, and to render what, he believes, is a judgment from which there can be no successful appeal". Sections are: The Nature and Importance of the Inquiry; The Stories and the Evidence in Support of T... View more info

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The Writing Life of Hugh Kelly Politics, Journalism, and Theatre in Late-Eighteenth-Century London

By: Bataille Phd, Professor Robert R

Price: $16.75

Publisher: Carbondale, Southern Illinois University Press: 2000

Seller ID: 10725

ISBN: 0809322889

Condition: New in New dust jacket


9.3 X 6.3 X 0.8 inches; ix, 206 pages; Hard cover is tan. DJ. NEW in shrinkwrap. This work seeks to demonstrate that between 1767 and 1777, Anglo-Irish writer Hugh Kelly made major contributions in three areas of British culture: politics, journalism and theatre. Bataille shows how these activities were integrated in Kelly's life and that such relationships were commonplace. Index. View more info

Price Guide And Bibliographic Checklist For Children's & Illustrated Books For The Years 1880-1970: 2004 Edition

By: Baumgarten, E. Lee

Price: $53.50

Publisher: Martinsburg, WV, E. Lee Baumgarten Books: 2003

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 5714

ISBN: 0964728575

Condition: New


Soft cover is heavy, glazed paper. White with black lettering on front and back; turquoise lettering and picture on front. This is the final, and fully expanded, edition by the expert, Baumgarten, in the field. Book is divided into several sections, each with its own page count. New for this edition: original DJ prices for many American books published after 1934. Expanded date range, up from 1960, now to 1970, which adds another 3446 titles. Updated market values. Updated and expanded bibliographic information for titles in the original 1996 edition. Full name of authors and illustrators. Dat... View more info

Price Guide And Bibliographic Checklist For Children's & Illustrated Books For The Years 1880-1970: 2004 Edition

By: Baumgarten, E. Lee

Price: $53.50

Publisher: Martinsburg, WV, E. Lee Baumgarten Books: 2003

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 5715

ISBN: 0964728575

Condition: New


Soft cover is heavy, glazed paper. White with black lettering on front and back; turquoise lettering and picture on front. This is the final, and fully expanded, edition by the expert, Baumgarten, in the field. Book is divided into several sections, each with its own page count. New for this edition: original DJ prices for many American books published after 1934. Expanded date range, up from 1960, now to 1970, which adds another 3446 titles. Updated market values. Updated and expanded bibliographic information for titles in the original 1996 edition. Full name of authors and illustrators. Dat... View more info

Horses I Have Known

By: Beazley, William O. "doc"

Price: $52.50

Publisher: Abilene, TX, Hardin-Simmons University Press: 1985

Seller ID: 4861

ISBN: 0910075034

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Dark blue hardcover is leather look with gold lettering on spine. Stitched binding; pages are clean and tight; appears almost as if unused. Illustrated with 22 b/w photographs. "A Virginian who came to the great western plains and became enmeshed in its lore and life, Beazley brings the gentle insights of a true horseman.....to the rough and ready traditions of the western frontier.....From the cowboy reunions in West Texas towns to Presidential inaugurations....from moments of hilarity to genuine danger....Beazley's narrative is worth every moment invested on its 'trail'". Scarce titl... View more info

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The Heebie-Jeebies at CBGB's A Secret History of Jewish Punk

By: Beeber, Steven Lee

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Chicago, Chicago Review Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9503

ISBN: 155652613X

Condition: New in New dust jacket


B&W Photographs; 8.90 X 6.20 X 1.10 inches; xii, 259 pages; Hard cover is black with red lettering on spine. DJ. This is a NEW book. "Based in part on the recent interviews with more than 125 people —among them Tommy Ramone, Chris Stein (Blondie) , Lenny Kaye (Patti Smith Group) , Hilly Kristal (CBGBs owner) , and John Zorn—this book focuses on punk’s beginnings in New York City to show that punk was the most Jewish of rock movements, in both makeup and attitude. As it originated in Manhattan’s Lower East Side in the early 1970s, punk rock was the apotheosis of a Jewish cultural tr... View more info

BREATH ESCAPING ENVELOPES Letters and Photographs from the Grand Traverse Bay Region, 1875-1905

By: Beeby, Betty; Edited by Mary Frey

Price: $22.25

Publisher: Eastport, MI, Pearl Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 216

ISBN: 0967452511

Condition: Near Fine


Soft cover is heavy, glazed paper. Black spine with white lettering. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Includes a laid in 'errata' page, at the back. Extensively illustrated with dozens of b/w photographs, drawings and seven maps. The Grand Traverse Bay region is a nationally reknown area; for its beauty, history, natural history, food and seemingly endless charm; sitting at the top of the Michigan's lower peninsula. "Nationally known artist Betty Beeby has northern Michigan roots stretching back to 1875, when her ancestors first settled in this area....the beneficiary of th... View more info

Dressage For The 21st Century: Special Signed, Numbered, Limited Edition

By: Belasik, Paul

Price: $105.00

Publisher: Paul Belasik: 2009

Seller ID: 6695

Condition: New in New dust jacket


THIS IS A SPECIAL, LIMITED, NUMBERED [1030 COPIES], SIGNED EDITION. SIGNED AND NUMBERED ON THE FRONT END PAPER. Cover is green with gold lettering on spine. DJ is in a mylar cover. Edited by Martin Diggle. Green endpapers. Stitched binding. Pages are clean and tight. Lavishly illustrated with dozens of color photos and b/w drawings. Paul is an exceptional writer, trainer and rider. The cover shows him doing the levade--had the opportunity to see him do it in person, about 10' away from me--the thrill was indescribable. The horse pictured on the cover, St. Graal [Eli] was the horse I saw him sh... View more info

Dressage For The 21st Century: Special Signed, Numbered, Limited Edition

By: Belasik, Paul

Price: $105.00

Publisher: Paul Belasik: 2009

Seller ID: 7117

Condition: New in New dust jacket


THIS IS A SPECIAL, LIMITED, NUMBERED [1030 COPIES], SIGNED EDITION. SIGNED AND NUMBERED ON THE FRONT END PAPER. Cover is green with gold lettering on spine. DJ is in a mylar cover. Edited by Martin Diggle. Green endpapers. Stitched binding. Pages are clean and tight. Lavishly illustrated with dozens of color photos and b/w drawings. Paul is an exceptional writer, trainer and rider. The cover shows him doing the levade--had the opportunity to see him do it in person, about 10' away from me--the thrill was indescribable. The horse pictured on the cover, St. Graal [Eli] was the horse I saw him sh... View more info

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Riding Towards The Light An Apprenticeship in the Art of Dressage Riding

By: Belasik, Paul

Price: $72.75

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen & Co. , Ltd.: 1997

Seller ID: 7952

ISBN: 0851315097

Condition: New


Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with b/w drawings. Foreword by Erik Herbermann. The first book written by Belasik. Belasik is a wonderful writer, really pulling together aspects of the various dressage schools and making sense of seemingly disparate methods. Also an excellent clinician. The chapter where he talks about training with the late Portugese Master Nuno Oliveira is an absolute treasure. ; B&W Illustrations; 6 x 9 1/4; 128 pages; Very slight edge wear. View more info

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Riding Towards The Light An Apprenticeship in the Art of Dressage Riding

By: Belasik, Paul

Price: $72.75

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen & Co. , Ltd.: 1997

Seller ID: 7957

ISBN: 0851315097

Condition: New


Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with b/w drawings. Foreword by Erik Herbermann. The first book written by Belasik. Belasik is a wonderful writer, really pulling together aspects of the various dressage schools and making sense of seemingly disparate methods. Also an excellent clinician. The chapter where he talks about training with the late Portugese Master Nuno Oliveira is an absolute treasure. ; B&W Illustrations; 6 x 9 1/4; 128 pages; Very slight edge wear. View more info

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The Essential Paul Belasik Riding Towards the Light; Exploring Dressage Technique; the Songs of Horses

By: Belasik, Paul

Price: $127.50

Publisher: North Pomfret, VT, Trafalgar Square Publishing: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8304

ISBN: 1570762120

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Inscribed on front end paper "TO ANNE, BEST WISHES, PAUL BELASIK". Cover is green with gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight, DJ in mylar cover. This is the first compilation of Paul's original three books, now bound together as one title. For anyone who rides dressage, wanting to know why, and how, and how to do it better, what should it feel like and look like, this is absolutely the most perfect book. In these three titles Paul takes you along on his journey, training with modern masters, reading and learning all he can about previous masters, always seeking the purest,... View more info