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Hunter's Fiery Raid Through Virginia Valleys [Retitled from --Yankee Soldiers in Virginia Valleys: Hunter's Raid]

By: Walker, Gary C.

Price: $33.50

Publisher: Roanoke, VA, A & W Enterprises: 1989

Edition: Third Revised Edition

Seller ID: 6855

ISBN: 0961789808

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


AUTHOR SIGNED ON FRONT ENDPAPER. Third edition, hand numbered #806 by signature. Hard cover is grey with gold lettering. Pages are clean and tight. Appears as if unused. Signed by Walker on front end paper, "Proudly Presented to, Helen P. R___en, Hope you enjoy, Gary Walker, 10.13.93". Extensively illustrated with dozens of b/w drawings, photographs and maps. Laid in is an order form for other books on the Civil War written and published by Walker. "Mr. Walke... View more info

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The Roar of the Crowd A Sporting Anthology

By: Walker, Julian

Price: $11.25

Publisher: London, British Library Publishing: 2016

Seller ID: 10597

ISBN: 071230973X

Condition: New


B & W and Color; 8.2 X 5.9 X 0.9 inches; 224 pages; Softcover is self wraps. Black spine with white lettering. Ilustrated with color and b/w pictures. So many things are at work in our relationship with sport. Partisanship at the most visceral level, amazement at the display of the human body operating at the extremes of power, speed and strength, appreciation of grace, cunning, timing, spatial awareness, drama, forethought. Decades of rivalry are balanced by moments of ... View more info

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African Americans in Michigan

By: Walker, Lewis; Benjamin C. Wilson and Linwood H. Cousins

Price: $9.50

Publisher: East Lansing, MI, Michigan State University Press: 2001

Seller ID: 5981

ISBN: 087013583x

Condition: Near Fine


Softcover has black and red lettering on white spine. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Illustrated with several b/w photographs and maps. Sections are: African Americans in Michigan; Ethnicity in Identity Politics in the Schooling Experiences of African American High School Students; notes; further reference; index. ; Discovering the Peoples of Michigan Series; B&W Illustrations; 0.2 x 8.47 x 5.46 Inches; 63 pages; Cover has minor shelf wear and rubbing. View more info

EMERGING EUROPEAN ARCHITECTS Harvard University Graduate Shool of Design Exhitibition At Gund Hall Gallery 4--23 October 1988

By: Wang, Wilfried, Ed.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, Rizzoli International Publications, Inc.: 1988

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 6772

ISBN: 0847855198

Condition: Very Good+


Cover is matte white with monochrome architectural line drawings around the bottom half, front and back. Some light edge wear, bumping, rubbing. Pages are clean and tight. Extensively illustrated with dozens of b/w drawings and photos. Gives brief bios and examples of work of over a dozen newer European architects of the late 1980s. ; Exhibition Catalogue Series; Remainder; B&W Illustrations; 8 1/2 x 11; 95 pages; Slight bumping; faint grey remainder mark on bottom of te... View more info

Drawings By John Flaxman in the Huntington Collection

By: Wark, Robert R.; John Flaxman

Price: $18.00

Publisher: San Marino, CA, Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 245

ISBN: 0873280474

Condition: Very Good


Soft cover is oblong shapred, red with black lettering on front and spine. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. Extensively illustrated with 76 b/w pictures by Flaxman [6 July 1755 – 7 December 1826], also a sculptor and draftsman. Sections are: Roman Figure Drawings; Book Illustrations; Designs for Monuments; Designs for Architectural and Decorative Sculpture; Designs for Metalwork; Misc. Drawings. ; B&W Illustrations; 8 1/4 x 5; 94 pages; Cover has light ... View more info

Greenbelt: The Cooperative Community: An experience in democratic living

By: Warner, George A;

Price: $42.25

Publisher: New York, Exposition Press: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6

Condition: Very Good- in Fair dust jacket


Hardcover is dark green with gold lettering on spine. Signed on front end paper, with inscription, by author. Stated first edition on copyright page. Pages are clean and tight, apppears as if lightly used. "Here, at last, is the fascinating social history of Greenbelt, Maryland, America's most famous planned community. Greenbelt was launched by the federal government in 1935 as an experiment in community planning. George A. Warner, one of the original settlers, was t... View more info

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Jonathan Wright Plummer Quaker Philanthropy

By: Warren, Elizabeth

Price: $10.50

Publisher: Bloomington, IN, AuthorHouse: 2006

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 7078

ISBN: 1425962491

Condition: New


9 X 6 X 0.40 inches; ix, 106 pages; Soft cover is than with black lettering on front and spine. Slight rubbing on cover. This is a NEW book. Pages are clean and tight. "Jonathan Plummer was praised as one of the pioneers of the renaissance of the Society of Friends at the end of the 19th Century. He thought people should act on their faith, a venerated Quaker principle. ..These included urging peaceful relations among men, giving aid and comfort to the poor and those... View more info

A Thousand Ways To Please A Husband With Bettina's Best Recipes

By: Weaver, Louise Bennett, LeCron, Helen Cowles

Price: $47.75

Publisher: New York, A. L. Burt: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9345

Condition: Good


B&W Illustrations; 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 x 1 1/2; 479 pages; Hard cover is tan with black lettering on spine. Covers have sunning, rubbing, bumping, fraying and light spotting. Pages are intact, but with a weak gutter. Some pages have some spatter or fingerprints. Can easily tell which were the favorite recipes by the owner, those pages show many signs of loving use, such as prints, and splatters. B/w frontispiece. Illustrated with b/w drawings throughout the book. 'This charmin... View more info

West Point Sketch Book Bicentennial Edition

By: Webb, Mar. Ernie, Capt. Jon D. Hart; Lt. James E. Foley

Price: $15.25

Publisher: 54, Vantage Press: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7295

ISBN: 0533021626

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 8 1/4 x 10 1/4; 186 pages; Hard cover has shiny blue boards with gold lettering and insignia embossed on front and spine. DJ has shelf wear, bumping, rubbing/scuffing all over, as if moved around a lot; in a mylar cover. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. Illustrated with dozens of b/w photographs and drawings/sketches. "...if you combine the discipline, the drill, and the tradition of the military with the academic rigors, the athlet... View more info

Warren Brandt

By: Weber, Nicholas Fox

Price: $25.25

Publisher: New York, Rizzoli Intl Pubns/Hudson Hills: 1988

Seller ID: 8190

ISBN: 0933920989

Condition: As New in Very Good+ dust jacket


Color & B/W Photographs; 11.30 X 11 X 0.90 inches; 118 pages; Hard cover is burgundy cloth with gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. DJ has slight rubbing; in a mylar cover. Blue endpapers. Warren Brandt [1918-2002] was a painter whose styles stemmed from the cubism of Paul Cezanne as expressed by the Abstract Expressionist, Willem de Kooning and became simplified in form, and more clearly representational as in the form of Henri Mat... View more info

The Luftwaffe Ground Combat Badge

By: Weber, Sascha & Dietrich Maerz

Price: $79.50

Publisher: Richmond, MI, B&D Publishing LLC: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8518

ISBN: 0979796997

Condition: New in Near Fine dust jacket


Color Illustrations; 9.10 X 6.80 X 0.90 inches; 140 pages; Hard cover is black cloth with silver lettering on spine. Silver logo on front. Sew in red satin book mark. DJ has light rubbing, scuffin; in a mylar cover. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. Lavishly illustrated with over 500 color photographs. "This book represents the first ever in-depth look at all aspects of this award. Included here are all of the different types of badges from all of the ... View more info

Beneath the Beeches The Story of Bay View, Michigan

By: Weeks, John A.

Price: $21.25

Publisher: No Place, Bay View Archives: 2000

Seller ID: 8961

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


AUTHOR SIGNED and inscribed on title page. Hard cover is black with silver lettering on the spine. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Illustrated with b/w photographs. "The Bay View Association celebrates its one hundred and twenty-fifth year in 2000. The summer community of approximately 440 residences evolved from the 19th century campground movement. Two hotels on the grounds furnish housing for summer visitors. The awarding of a National Landmark de... View more info

Heightened Realities The Monotypes of Ruth Weisberg

By: Weisberg, Ruth

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Seattle, WA, Frye Art Museum: 2001

Seller ID: 6487

Condition: Very Good+


Exhibition Catalogue Series; B&W and color Illustrations; 8 1/2 x 9 1/4; 25 pages; Softcover has light shelf wear, bumping, rubbing/scuffing, some creasing; folded in, not completely cut inner, bottom corner on title page. Cover is teal colored with white lettering. Includes 18 color and b/w pieces by Weisberg, as well as a checklist, at the rear, of the works in the exhibition. Ruth Weisberg is an artist who works primarily in painting, drawing, and printmaking. She is ... View more info

Three Suns Of August

By: Wellman, Bill

Price: $26.50

Publisher: Saline, MI, Queen's Knight: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7070

ISBN: 0975281003

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


8.40 X 5.80 X 1.10 inches; ix, 261 pages; AUTHOR SIGNED on title page 'Bill Wellman'. Hardcover has slight bumping; DJ has minor rubbing, in a mylar cover. Grey spine with gold lettering. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. "... Is a series of snapshots, a collage from the memory of a child spanning the Depression and War years of the 30s and 40s. A time of hard scrabble, 'root hawg or die', the soft glow of oil lamps, and shoes drayin on the oven door.&... View more info

Allis-Chalmers Story

By: Wendel, C.H.

Price: $102.75

Publisher: Sarsarasota, FL, Crestline Publishing: 1988

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 8801

ISBN: 0912612274

Condition: Near Fine


Crestline agricultural series Series; B&W Illustrations; 9.13 X 6.57 X 1.11 inches; 372 pages; Hard cover is orange with blue. Spine is orange with blue spine. Slight rubbing to covers. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. Lushly illustrated with 1500 b/w pictures. A Rich History With their signature orange paint, Allis-Chalmers machines have always been unmistakable. As symbols of reliability and innovation, they have long been a favorite of the working farm... View more info

TEFAF MAASTRICHT 1996.

By: Wendie, Shaffer., Cathy Brickwood and Shaffer's English. (Editors and translators).

Price: $27.50

Publisher: The European Fine Art Foundation: 1996

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 5421

ISBN: 9075375034

Condition: Very Good+


Softcover is heavy, glazed paper. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. This is the exhibition catalogue for the European Fine Art Foundation, 9-17 March, 1996, in Maastricht, The Netherlands. Sections are written by various experts. Sections are: Vermeer: his Clents, his Patrons and his Admirers; Highlights from a Private Collection; Searching for Eden: the Primal Urge in Modern Art; Villa Reale--the Tuscan Villa where Elisa Bonaparte Held Court; King Willem ... View more info

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Amazon Journey An Anthropologist's Year Among Brazil's Mekranoti Indians

By: Werner, Dennis

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Edgewood Cliffs, NJ, Prentice Hall: 1989

Seller ID: 7800

ISBN: 0130254533

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Photographs; 9 X 5.80 X 0.60 inches; xi, 215 pages; Soft cover has slight rubbing and bumping. Appear as if unused. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with 17 b/w photographs. "You will learn to understand the Indians with their diverse personalities as they experience life's variety....warfare, rituals, and struggles with Brazilian and international politics". Personal names; glossary; additional information on the Kayapo; index. View more info

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Reared in a Greenhouse The Stories - and Story - of Dorothy Winthrop Bradford

By: Wexler, Dorothy B.

Price: $35.25

Publisher: New York, Routledge: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9867

ISBN: 0815332548

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Illustrations; 9.92 X 8.03 X 0.94 inches; xiii, 438 pages; Soft cover has gold spine with white lettering. Slight shelf wear to covers. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Lavishly illustrated with b/w photographs and family trees. "Beloved as the family storyteller, Dorothy Winthrop Bradford (1905-1987) left behind diaries, letters, scrapbooks and memorabilia that date back to the Civil War and offer insight into the privileged existence of a lineag... View more info

Minor White Rites and Passages. His Photographs Accompanied by Excerpts from his Diaries and Letters

By: White, Minor (James Baker Hall, essay)

Price: $68.50

Publisher: New York, An Aperture Monograph,: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6569

ISBN: 0893814903

Condition: Very Good


B&W Photographs; 9 1/2 x 11; 143 pages; Softcover has shelf wear, rubbing/scuffing, bumping, some creasing, clear plastic over heavy paper covers, lifting in bottom corners. Several pages have corner crease. Softcover is green with white lettering on front and spine. Pages are overall clean and tight. Printed and bound in Italy. Lavishly illustrated with 98 of his b/w photographs, many of them full page sized. "Minor White [1908-1976]....educated at the University of... View more info

Decision At St.-Vith The Story of the US 106th, the Division Hitler Smashed in the Battle of the Bulge

By: Whitng, Charles

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4691

Condition: Very Good+


Softcover is heavy paper cover. Pages are clean and tight. Book appears almost as if unused. Has 6 b/w maps. Copyright page states 1969, first printing. Sections are: foreword; introduction; Offensive in the Ardennes; What Price Valor; Aftermath; Sources; Index; List of Illustrations. ; Maps; 4 1/2 x 7; 261 pages; Cover has light scuffing/rubbing, very minor shelf wear. View more info