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Building an Antislavery Wall Black Americans in the Atlantic Abolitionist Movement, 1830-1860

By: Blackett, R. J. M.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Ithaca, NY, Cornell Univ Press: 1989

Seller ID: 7933

ISBN: 0801496241

Condition: Very Good


8.40 X 5.60 X 0.60 inches; xiii, 237 pages; Soft cover has light rubbing/bumping. Many pages have extensive underlining..spine is tight. Appendix; Bibliography; Index. View more info

Edward Larrabee Barnes: Architect

By: Blake, Peter

Price: $15.25

Publisher: New York, Rizzoli: 1995

Seller ID: 11184

ISBN: 0847818225

Condition: Very Good+


B&W and Color Illustrations; 10.7 X 7.4 X 1.3 inches; 256 pages; Publication date of 1994 on copyright page. Soft cover is black with white letting on the spine. Light rubbing, scuffing, bumping to covers. Lavishly illustrated with mostly b/w pix, some of them plans and drawings. 'The eminent architect Edward Larrabee Barnes is a member of the generation of influential modernists that emerged in America after World War II. After studying architecture at Harvard University under Bauhaus masters Marcel Breuer and Walter Gropius, Barnes set up his own practice in New York in 1949. Since then, ove... View more info

Anthony Van Dyck

By: Blake, R. & Illustrated

Price: $16.50

Publisher: London, Constable: 1999

Seller ID: 9790

ISBN: 009479720X

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


B & W and Color; 9.30 X 6 X 1.50 inches; xii, 435 pages; Hard cover is blue cloth with gold lettering on spine. Light bumping to boards. Pages are clean and tight. DJ has light rubbing, bumping. Illustrated with 62 color and b/w photos of some of Van Dyck's magnificent works. A student of Rubens, in Antwerp, Van Dyck [1599-1641] was famed for his portraits but less well known as a brilliant and innovative religious and narrative painter. His life was cut short, by illness, in 1641. Lake has traced the painter's life through his work, resulting in a fresh look at this genius of a painter. Bibli... View more info

Anthony Van Dyck A Life 1599-1641

By: Blake, Robin

Price: $19.95

Publisher: London, Constable & Company Ltd.: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5733

ISBN: 009479720X

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Cover is dark blue with silver lettering on spine. Blue endpapes. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Illustrated with 62 b/w photographs. "This new biography re-evaluates the man not only as a remarkably individual portratist, but as a fully rounded Baroque artist of memorable power...an engrossing account of the public and private life of an unusually driven genius [who started as an apprentice to Sir Peter Paul Reubens]...keeping up a punishing work-rate. He knew most of the great men and women of his day, but his story is also enlivened by glimpses of lesser figures..." ... View more info

Lake Lover's Year A Writer Learns to Paint

By: Blocksma, Mary

Price: $36.75

Publisher: Bay City, MI, Beaver Island Arts: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7155

ISBN: 0970857500

Condition: Near Fine


Color Illustrations; 9 X 6.10 X 0.50 inches; 144 pages; SIGNED AND INSCRIBED ON TITLE PAGE BY AUTHOR. Soft cover has minor shelf wear and rubbing. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Red spine with white lettering. Signed '? ? Jan---Best Wishes on printing your new book! Mary Blocksma'. Over 100 watercolor paintings of the Great Lakes by the author/artist. Paintings and journal entries cover locations from the northern tip of the lower peninsula of Michigan, not far from the Mackinaw Bridge, south to Saugatuck, an artists' colony on the southern coast of Lake Michigan. See why Mic... View more info

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I Was Born In A Siberian Prison

By: Blum, Bernard

Price: $23.25

Publisher: Gaithersburg, MD, Flower Valley Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6630

ISBN: 1886388067

Condition: Very Good+


Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Published in 1997. In 1897 Mordecai Goldberg, the son of a Jewish grocer, was arrested on trumped up charges of counterfeiting and sent to Siberia. His wife and baby girl accompanied him. While there they had another child, Niutka, the mother of the author. Afterwards, Mordecai managed to escape, eventually emigrating to Israel and starting a new life, while his first family remained in Siberia, facing extraordinary hardships and exceptional kindnessess. Niutka wrote down this story, which is presented by her son, Bernard Blum. ; 6 1/4 x 9 1/4; 77... View more info

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Roots of Rabbinic Judaism An Intellectural History, from Ezekiel to Daniel

By: Boccaccini, Gabriele

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Grand Rapids Michigan, Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company: 2002

Seller ID: 6090

ISBN: 0802843611

Condition: Very Good-


Soft cover is heavy, glazed paper. Spine is brown and tan with white and tan lettering. Pages are tight. Includes a list of abbreviations. Sections are: Intellectual Quest of Rabbinic Origins and Roots; Rise of Zadokite Judaism; Zadokite Judaism and Its Opponents; Rapprochement Between Zadokite and Sapiential Judaism; Daniel: A Third Way between Zadokite and Enochic Judaism; summary and conclusion; bibliography; index. ; 0.6 x 9.3 x 5.9 Inches; xvii, 230 pages; Shelf wear, bumping, rubbing/scuffing. Large number of pages have underlining, highlighting, signs of student use. Little drawings/doo... View more info

Trans-Am Racing, 1966-85 Detroit's Battle for Pony Car Supremacy

By: Bochroch, Albert R.

Price: $161.75

Publisher: Osceola, WI, Motorbooks International: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8315

ISBN: 0879382295

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Photographs; 9.70 X 7.50 X 0.80 inches; 208 pages; Hard cover is glazed blue boards with silver lettering on spine. Light bumping. DJ has faint rubbing, scuffing, bumping, in a mylar cover. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Lavishly illustrated with b/w photographs. "foreward by Parnelli Jones. ." ..offers race reports, politics, personal anecdotes, technical analysis, driver and team manager interviews and a wealth of inspired historical perspective. Above all else it thrusts into view a stunning array of contemporaray photography, the likes of which has never been ... View more info

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The Boxer Rebellion

By: Bodin, Lynn

Price: $9.50

Publisher: London, Osprey Publishing: 1979

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 10943

ISBN: 0850453356

Condition: Very Good


Men-At-Arms Series; Map, color and b/w; 7 3/8 x 9 3/4; 40 pages; Soft cover has white spine with black lettering. Light rubbing, sunning, tanning, scuffing to covers. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with maps, color plates and b/w pictures. This is a reprint of the original 1979 edition, from 1985. In the year 1900, an unprecedented co-operation occurred between the eight major military powers of the world. For more than a year military and naval personnel from Austria-Hungary, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Japan, Russia and the United States fought together against a common en... View more info

The Dressage Horse/das Dressurpferd (English And German Edition)

By: Boldt, Harry

Price: $83.75

Publisher: 2011

Edition: 1st Revised edition

Seller ID: 9242

ISBN: 3885427605

Condition: As New


Color & B/W photographs; 9 3/4 x 11 1/4 x 1/1/4; 368 pages; NEW NEW NEW---still in publisher's shrinkwrap! Hardcover has a black background with a b/w photo of Herr Boldt on the cover. Black spine with white and blue lettering; no DJ, as issued. This is a dual language book; German on the left column, English on the right column. This new and expanded edition contains all of the hundreds of superb, original b/w photographs and diagrams, plus the text from the original 1978 German language book. Additionally, it contains a new section: From Goodwood to Kentucky and Rotterdam--33 years of dressa... View more info

Das Dressur Pferd-the Dressage Horse [Dual German/English Language]

By: Boldt, Harry

Price: $99.50

Publisher: Warendorf, Germany, FN Verlag: 2011

Edition: 1st Revised edition

Seller ID: 6438

ISBN: 3885427605

Condition: New


Color & B/W photographs; 9 3/4 x 11 1/4; 368 pages; NEW NEW---still in publisher's shrinkwrap! Hardcover is a black ground with a b/w paste down of Herr Boldt on the cover. Black spine with white and blue lettering; no DJ, as issued. This is a dual language book; German on the left column, English on the right column. This new and expanded edition contains all of the hundreds of superb, original b/w photographs and diagrams, plus the text from the original 1978 German language book. Additionally, it contains a new section: From Goodwood to Kentucky and Rotterdam--33 years of dressage history, ... View more info

The Dressage Horse/das Dressurpferd (English And German Edition)

By: Boldt, Harry

Price: $83.75

Publisher: 2011

Edition: 1st Revised edition

Seller ID: 10409

ISBN: 3885427605

Condition: As New


Color & B/W photographs; 9 3/4 x 11 1/4 x 1/1/4; 368 pages; NEW NEW NEW---still in publisher's shrinkwrap! Hardcover has a black background with a b/w photo of Herr Boldt on the cover. Black spine with white and blue lettering; no DJ, as issued. This is a dual language book; German on the left column, English on the right column. This new and expanded edition contains all of the hundreds of superb, original b/w photographs and diagrams, plus the text from the original 1978 German language book. Additionally, it contains a new section: From Goodwood to Kentucky and Rotterdam--33 years of dressa... View more info

The Dressage Horse/das Dressurpferd (English And German Edition)

By: Boldt, Harry

Price: $83.75

Publisher: 2011

Edition: 1st Revised edition

Seller ID: 11043

ISBN: 3885427605

Condition: New


Color & B/W photographs; 9 3/4 x 11 1/4 x 1/1/4; 368 pages; NEW NEW NEW---still in publisher's shrinkwrap! Hardcover has a black background with a b/w photo of Herr Boldt on the cover. Black spine with white and blue lettering; no DJ, as issued. This is a dual language book; German on the left column, English on the right column. This new and expanded edition contains all of the hundreds of superb, original b/w photographs and diagrams, plus the text from the original 1978 German language book. Additionally, it contains a new section: From Goodwood to Kentucky and Rotterdam--33 years of dressa... View more info

RUN FOR THE ROSES 100 YEARS AT THE KENTUCKY DERBY

By: Bolus, Jim

Price: $11.25

Publisher: New York, Hawthorne Books, Inc.: 1974

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 4992

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Hardcover is green leather look, with white at spine; red lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight. Lavishly illustrated with 150 b/w photographs and 9 color plates. Some of the chapters are: The First Derby; Wild, Early Years; Knocking Down the Favorites; Fighting Finish; Plain Ben and Calumet; They Called Him Big Red; two appendices and index. Oversized, 4#. ; Photographs; 8 3/4 x 11; ix, 209 pages; Cover has light bumping; little bit of covering removed from very tips of corners; 3/4" pink mark on white part of spine; owner's nameplate inside front cover. DJ has rubbing/scuffing, ... View more info

The Witchcraft Hysteria Of 1692 - Volumes 1 & II [ 2 Volume Set] PPI #27226 & 2726a

By: Bonfanti, Leo

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Wakefield, MA, Pride Publications: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7316

Condition: Very Good+


New England Historical Series Series; B&W Illustrations; 8.30 X 5.30 X 0.30 inches; 64, 48 pages; Soft covers have some rubbing/scuffing, and sticker residue, few page creases. Notation of 'Salem, Mass, Sept, 1987' written inside front covers. 2 volumes, first one from 1971, the second one from 1977. B/w frontispiece in each one. Pages clean and tight. Each volume covers various victims of the hysteria that notoriously swept the town in 1692. View more info

Sir Douglas Haig's Despatches

By: Boraston, J. H.

Price: $43.75

Publisher: London, J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd.: 1920

Seller ID: 8717

Condition: Very Good


December 1915 - April 1919 Series; B/w Maps and pictures; 7 x 10 1/4 x 2; xvi, 374 pages; Hard cover is red cloth with gold lettering on spine. Light rubbing, bumping, sunning and scuffing to boards. Foxing on front and rear free end papers. Pages are clean and tight. Illusrated with 35 b/w maps and bound in b/w map at rear of book of 'General Battle Situation on Western Front on 25th September 1918'. Illusrated with 35 b/w maps and bound in b/w map at rear of book of 'General Battle Situation on Western Front on 25th September 1918'. First published in 1919." When Douglas Haig was appoint... View more info

Washtenaw County An Illustrated History

By: Bordin, Ruth Brigetta Anderson

Price: $26.75

Publisher: Windsor Pubns: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9106

ISBN: 0897812344

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W and Color Illustrations; 8 3/4x 11 ; 192 pages; SIGNED AND INSCRIBED ON FRONT END PAPER: TO DAD, HAPPY BIRTHDAY HAPPY FATHERS DAY, FROM RUTH, JUNE 1988. Presumably this is Ruth Bordin, the author. Hard cover is ivory colored with gold lettering on front and spine. DJ has slight rubbing; in a mylar cover. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. Lavishly illustrated with 100+ color and b/w pictures. The most famous city in Washtenaw County is Ann Arbor, home to the world renowned University of Michigan. Bibliography; index. ; Signed by Author View more info

SEALs UDT/ SEAL Operations In Vietnam

By: Bosiljevac, T.L.

Price: $10.25

Publisher: Boulder, CO, Paladin Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7847

ISBN: 0873645316

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


B/w maps and photographs; 8.60 X 5.70 X 1.10 inches; xiii, 256 pages; Hard cover is black with silver lettering on spine. Light bumping to boards. DJ has light wear, rubbing/scuffing, 3/8" creasing in upper corner of front; pages 203-210 have shallow bottom crease. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Illustrated with 6 b/w maps and 40 b/w photographs. " I 'm U. S. Navy CDR (ret) T. L. "Bad Bo" Bosiljevac(SEAL). If anyone had told me when I enlisted as an E-1 in the Army in 1974 - and believe me, I'd rarely seen the ocean at that time, much less ever distance swam i... View more info

Mendocino Rust

By: Bosk, Beth Robinson & Gary Thompson-Moraga

Price: $129.50

Publisher: Albion, CA, Albion Albums: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6456

ISBN: 0960410007

Condition: Very Good


Soft cover is heavy, glaze paper. Brown with black lettering on front and spine. Brown endpapers. Pages are clean and tight. States on copyright page 'first printing 1000 copies'. SCARCE TITLE. Pages are clean tight; oblong shaped book. Extensively illustrated with dozens of sepia colored lithographies. Done by Thomson-Shore of Dexter, Michigan. This book is a photographic homage to decades of trucks and the people who love them. ; B&W Photographs; 10 1/2 x 8 1/2; 87 pages; Soft cover has bumping, shelf wear, rubbing/scuffing, slight creasing. Small, faint, blurry, brownish line on bottom of t... View more info

Man O' War Thoroughbred Legends, No. 1

By: Bowen, Edward L.

Price: $24.75

Publisher: Lexington, KY, Eclipse Press/The Blood-Horse Inc.: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3040

ISBN: 1581500408

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket


Cover is green cloth with b/w pastedown on front; blind stamping of series on front, and title in gold lettering on front and spine. Green monochrome endpapers, with a design of horsehoes. Stitched in satin bookmark. Pages are clean and tight; book appears as if unused. Illustrated with 42 b/w photos. One of the most famous horses to ever set foot on an American racetrack. He only raced during his 2 year old and 3 year old seasons, retiring with a 20 victories in 21 races; ironically, his only loss was to a horse named Upset. Big Red, as he was nicknamed, was a dominant force not only on the t... View more info