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William Alsop And Jan Stormer: Architectural Monographs #33

By: Academy Editions

Price: $13.50

Publisher: London, Academy Group: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 766


Cover has some scuffing and rubbing, light edge wear. Pages are clean and tight; printed on high quality, glossy paper. Has 100+ color and b/w photos, drawings and diagrams. Includes a section with biographies, selected projects and awards. Oversized, 4#. ; Academy Editions Series; Photographs; 4to, 10 x 12; 144 pages View more info

Miguel Angel Roca: Architectural Monographs #36

By: Roca, Miguel Angel

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Northbrook, IL, Academy Group: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 770


Cover has some scufifng, rubbing, edge wear. Stiff boards have front and back flaps. Pages are clean and tight; printed on high quality, glossy paper. Black remainder mark on side of pages. Richly illustrated with 100+ color photos and drawings. Has essays on how civic architecture fits in urban life, the city center as cathedral, and architecture and commitment. 120 pages covering Roca's projects in Argentina and Bolivia; a chronology of his works and a biography. Overs... View more info

Mathematicians And Computer Wizards

By: Macmillan Reference Usa

Price: $38.75

Publisher: Farmington Hills, MI, Macmillan Reference Usa/Gale Group: 2001

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 4499


Hardcover book; green ground with white lettering on the spine. Pages are clean and tight; still crisp. This is a NEW book. Extensively illustrated with b/w drawings or photos of the people included. The biographies are listed alphabetically; a time line of mathematics; sources; glossary, index. ; Macmillan Profiles Series; B & W illustrations; 7 `/4 x 10 1/4; 426 pages; Very slight rubbing. 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

Lynx Eye, 6th Anniversary Edition Number 4

By: N/A

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Danvers, MA, Lynx Eye: 2000

Seller ID: 2256


Pages are clean and tight, still crisp. . Periodical appears as if unused. Illustrated with 5 b/w drawings. Lynx Eye publishes short stories, poetry, original art work, and nonfiction. Also includes a list of contributors. ; Lynx Eye Series; B&W Illustrations; 5 1/2 x 8 1/2; 109 pages; Cover has very slight edge wear and rubbing. View more info

Golf Society Of The US, Member Directory, 1999

By: N/A

Price: $28.50

Publisher: White Plains, NY, Bernard C. Harris Publishing Company, Inc.: 1999

Seller ID: 5834


Hardcover is glazed boards. Blue spine with white lettering. Grey and white monochrome illustrated endpapers. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Member Listings are in two sections: Biographical and Geographical. Oversized, 4#. ; 8 3/4 x 11 1/4; xv, 768 pages; Cover has light shelf wear, rubbing/scuffing, faint 1/4" mark on spine. View more info

Enciclopedia Dello Spettacolo: Italian Language {encyclopedia of the Show. Update 1955-1965}

By: N/A

Price: $74.75

Publisher: Roma, Unione Editoriale: 1954

Seller ID: 7787


Ex-Library; B & W and Color; 8 x 11 x 2 1/4; xvi, 650 pages; ONE VOLUME ONLY. Hard cover is red cloth with a black box on the spine. Typical former library book markings; plus stamps on all edges of text block. Boards have bumping and rubbing. Overall, pages are clean and tight. 2x columns of entries on each page, 1291 altogether. Lavishly illustrated with 100 + b/w photos and dozens of color photos. Covers movies/cinema, plays, musicals, ballet, opera, musical groups [s... View more info

Shared Moments A Journey through Time--DVD Included

By: Benzie Area Historical Society

Price: $42.50

Publisher: Gaithersburg, MD, Benzie Area Historical Society: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8271


B&W Illustrations; 9 1/2 x 12 x 1/2; x, 289 pages; Hard cover is black with silver lettering on front and spine. This is a NEW book. Laid in are a thank you card from the Historical Society. Inside back cover is clear pocket with DVD of 'Camp Days at Crystal Lake'. Pages are clean and tight. DJ has sticker on front saying 'DVD included'. DJ in mylar cover. Benzie County is located in the NW of the lower peninsula, south of Traverse City, on Lake Michigan. Lavishly illust... View more info

John L. Stoddard's Lectures Volume 6

By: N/A

Price: $18.75

Publisher: Boston, Balch Bros.: 1908

Seller ID: 8316


Berlin, Vienna, St. Petersburg, Moscow Series; Vol. 6; B&W Illustrations; 6 14 x 9 14; 336 pages; VOLUME 6 ONLY. Hard bound is half leather, with leather corners and spine, marbled boards. Gold lettering on maroon leather spine. Light rubbing, scuffing to covers. Extremely attractive copy of this title. Silver/green monochrome end papers. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Colored frontispiece, lavishly illustrated with b/w photographs. Covers Berlin; Vien... View more info

Pi Lambda Phi Membership Directory 2007

By: N/A

Price: $38.75

Publisher: Chesapeake, VA, Harris Connect: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8872


6 1/4 x 9 1/4 x 1 2/4; xxxii, 680 pages; Hard cover has dark purple lettering on a purplish white spine. Boards are dark purple. Slight edge wear and rubbing. Book appears as if unused. Pages are crisp, clean and tight. Alphabetical index. Pages at rear with room to write contact info, ala a desk diary, which is blank. 'Very little is known about the early foundings of the fraternity. After groups of men were denied admission to Yale University because of their religiou... View more info

Smithsonian Civil War Inside the National Collection

By: N/A

Price: $21.50

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Smithsonian Books: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8949


B & W and Color; 10 X 9.40 X 0.90 inches; 384 pages; Soft cover has very slight rubbing. Pages are clean and tight. Appears as if unused. Lavishly illustrated with hundreds of b/w and color pictures. "For the very first time, the Smithsonian showcases the treasures of its Civil War collections in Smithsonian Civil War, taking readers inside the public displays as well as private cabinets, storerooms, and vaults to learn the stories of its most fascinating and signifi... View more info

Outline of the History of Polish Science and Technology

By: N/A

Price: $19.25

Publisher: Warsaw, Poland, Polish Scientific Publishers: 1966

Seller ID: 9025


Ex-Libris; B&W Illustrations; 5 x 8; 66 pages; Soft cover has rubbing, bumping, sunning. Also has a DJ, with light rubbing, bumping, scuffing. Binding is stapled wraps. Inside back cover is a sticker: Adam Mickiewicz Library, Polish American Folk Theatre. Laid in are 2 catalogue cards. Pages are clean and tight. Has 9 b/w illustrations. A quick outline of Polish achievements in science and technology, for over 800 years. View more info

Festive, Ugly, Christmas Sweater Women's Medium Arriviste

By: N/A

Price: $15.25

Publisher: 0

Seller ID: 9279


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Caritas Christi 1844-1994

By: N/A

Price: $24.75

Publisher: Southfield, MI, Daughters of Charity St Vincent De Paul: 1994

Seller ID: 9530


The Daughters of Charity St. Vincent De Paul - 150 Years of Service to Detroit Series; B&W and color photographs; 9.13 X 6.57 X 1.11 inches; 120 pages; Oblong shaped hard cover is blue with gold lettering on front and sine. Slight rubbing, bumping, to covers. Paste down on front end paper detailing donors for this book. Laid in is a map of the entrance to the St. Vincent and Sarah Fisher Center, in Farmington Hills, MI, from 29 October, 1996. Written on title page is con... View more info

The Brendan voyage / Tim Severin ; drawings by Trondur Patursson

By: Severin, Timothy

Price: $18.75

Publisher: New York, New York : McGraw-Hill: 1978

Seller ID: 9166


B & W and Color; 7 x 9 1/2; ix, 292 pages; Hard cover is blue with blue cloth spine with silver lettering. Previous owner's name, neatly written, on front end paper. Decorated endpapers. Illustrated with 47 color photographs, a 2 page b/w map of the voyage, and many b/w drawings. Pages are clean and tight. 'Could an Irish monk in the sixth century really have sailed all the way across the Atlantic in a small open boat, thus beating Columbus to the New World by almost a t... 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

Index To American Genealogies; And To Genealogical Material Contained In All Works Such As Town Histories, County Histories, Local Histories, Historical Society Publications Biographies, Historical Periodicals, And Kindred Works Alphabetically Arranged...... Fifth Edition, Revised, Improved and Enlarged....with Supplement 1900-1908

By: -

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Detroit, MI, Gale Research Company: 1908

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 2559


1966 reprint. 5th edition. Cover is burgundy with gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. This is a 1966 reprint of the works originally published by Joel Munsell's Sons, Publishers, Albany, NY, 1900 and 1908. The first 352 pages are the geneaologies to 1900. The following 107 pages are the supplement printed in 1908. ; 5 1/2 x 8 3/4; 352+ pages; Cover has light edge wear and bumping. Also, on bottom of insides of both covers, there is a... 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

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Wings Over Illinois

By: Abney, Arthur E.

Price: $37.75

Publisher: Carbondale, IL, Southern Illinois University Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6652


Hard cover is black with gold lettering on spine. Except for first 14 leaves, pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Illustrated with 8 b/w photographs. Foreword by David NewMyer. "...is a thoughtful look back at a wonderful career in aviation spanning World War II, the postwar period...worked with American Airlines...has accompanied hiw own memoir with colorful hangar stories {end of day flight tales told in the hangar}...." ; B&W Illustrations; 0.9 x ... View more info