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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


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 descri... 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


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, Marc... 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


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, Marc... View more info

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

By: N/A

Price: $23.75

Publisher: London, Pittman Publishing: 1986

Seller ID: 7631


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; ... 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


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 Arr... View more info

Gainsborough Postcard Book 30 Postcards

By: N/A

Price: $16.25

Publisher: Leiscester, England, Magna Books: 1992

Seller ID: 8925


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

A CHAUCER COLORING BOOK

By: N/A

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Santa Barbara, CA, BELLEROPHON BOOKS: 1973

Seller ID: 9212


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 pag... View more info

HANNAH THE COMPLETE STORY

By: 'HANNAH HAUXWELL, BARRY COCKCROFT'

Price: $11.50

Publisher: London, RANDOM CENTURY: 1991

Seller ID: 7474


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 extraor... View more info

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


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, r... 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


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 fr... 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


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 o... 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


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,... View more info

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


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 ... 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


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 f... View more info

A Floral Calendar And Other Flower Lore

By: Angel, Marie

Price: $11.50

Publisher: London, Pelham Books: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7205


Color Illustrations; 8.27 X 7.17 X 0.63 inches; 73 pages; Hard cover has slight bumping. DJ has light rubbing/scuffing, shelf wear; in a mylar cover. Cover is red with white lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight. Lavishly illustrated with charming, colorful drawings of the various flowers. Flowers arranged by month, then alphabetically in 'The Language of Flowers'; and includes a Chinese and Japanese Calendar of Flowers. Flowers have long had many meanings, in ar... View more info

A Shakespeare Coloring Book

By: artists, Diverse

Price: $21.25

Publisher: Ssan Francisco, San Francisco, CA: Bellerophon Books: 1970

Seller ID: 9215


B&W Illustrations; 11 X 8.50 X 0.25 inches; Unpaginated pages; Soft cover is stapled wraps. Light rubbing, scuffing, bumping to covers. Pages not numbered, 46 pages, including inside covers. Has scenes from many of the plays. PAGES ARE CLEAN AND TIGHT, NO MARKINGS OF ANY KINDS; APPEARS AS IF UNUSED. A fun way to learn more about literature, especially the Bard of Avon, his plays and characters. 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


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

Books of Hours

By: Backhouse, Janet

Price: $10.25

Publisher: London, British Library: 1985

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 6390


Soft cover is heavy paper. Red spine with black and red lettering. Pages are clean and tight. Extensively illustrated with 68 pictures; ca. Half in color, half in b/w. "An introduction to some of the most beautiful and historically interesting manuscripts in the collections of the Briitsh Library. The book follows the arrangment of a Book of Hours, giving the reader an opprotunity to gain a clear understanding of the traditions and intentions of the creators of the m... View more info

Historic Costume For The Stage

By: Barton, Lucy

Price: $32.25

Publisher: Boston, Walter H. Baker Company: 1963

Edition: Second Revised Edition

Seller ID: 7129


Ex-Library; B&W Illustrations; 10.10 X 7 X 1.80 inches; x, 609 pages; Hardcover is former library book. Has Dewey number on spine and some stamps on end papers, plus a pocket, but otherwise shows little to no signs of being a popular book, or used much. Cover has light rubbing, bumping and some fading. No DJ as issued. Pages are very clean and tight. Lavishly iilustrated by David Sarvis, with a color frontispiece. Originally published in 1935, this is a revised and expan... View more info

Attingham: The First Forty Years 1952-1991: First Edition

By: Beard, Geoffrey

Price: $20.25

Publisher: Leeds, England, The Attingham Trust for the Study of the Country House in Britain: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 951


Cover is tan with some light bumping and edge wear. DJ has some edge wear; 1 3/4" tear at front, bottom of spine; in a mylar cover. Pages are clean and tight. Published in a very limited run of only 1100. Illustrated with 70 b/w photos and drawings. Chapters are: The First Five Years 1952-1956; Years to Consolidate 1956 to 1962; The American Connection Strengthens 1962 to 1970; Changes at Attingham Park 1970 to 1975; Attingham, A Changing Order 1975 to 1979; Attingha... View more info