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Live Albom The Best of Detroit Free Press Sports Columnist Mitch Albom

By: Albom, Mitch

Price: $12.75

Publisher: Detroit, MI, Detroit Free Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 9068


8.80 X 5.60 X 1.10 inches; 294 pages; AUTHOR SIGNED AND INSCRIBED MERRY XMAS! ! ENJOY---. Soft cover has grey spine with white lettering. Signed by author on half title page "Merry X-mas! Enjoy--Mitch Albom". Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Albom rose to fame here, in Detroit, with his award winning columns. I always look forward to reading them in the Detroit Free Press. "During his years in Detroit he became one of the most award-winning sp... 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

Colonial Latin America

By: Burkholder, Mark A. & Lyman L. Johnson

Price: $13.75

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 2007

Edition: Sixth Edition

Seller ID: 9177


B&W Maps & illustrations; 9.20 X 6.10 X 0.90 inches; x, 436 pages; Soft cover has black spine with red lettering. Light rubbing, scuffing, bumping to covers; bookstore sticker on rear cover. Pages have slight wave/creasing, but are not marked. Illustrated with 8 b/w maps, and dozens of b/w illustrations. Now in its sixth edition, Colonial Latin America provides a concise study of the history of the Iberian colonies in the New World from their preconquest background to th... View more info

Concise International Dictionary of Mechanics and Geology. English, French, German and Spanish.

By: Cooper, S. A.

Price: $13.25

Publisher: London, Cassell,: 1949

Seller ID: 7657


4 1/2 x 7 1/2; 400 pages; Hard cover is red with black lettering on spine. Light bumping. Previous owner's name neatly written on front free page. DJ has light bumping, rubbing, scuffing, and edge wear. "An invaluable aid for the engineer & manufacturer engaged in export trade". Still an invaluable asset to those in need of such terms and phrases in many languages. View more info

Spanish American Life

By: Crow, John A.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt Co: 1944

Seller ID: 9564


Ex-Library; Maps and B&W Illustrations; 5 1/2 x 8 ; xxvii, 288, xlvi pages; Hard cover has cream colored spine with black lettering. Light rubbing, sunning, scuffing and a few spots to covers; former owner's name neatly written on front end paper. Stamped on title page 'German Dept. , Wayne University [now Wayne State University], Detroit, Michigan'. No other library markings on book. Originally published in 1941, this one marked September, 1945. Illustrated with 2 colo... View more info

Buena Vista Social Club

By: Ferrar, Ibrahim & Ruben Gonzalez & Compay Segundo & Omara Portuondo

Price: $6.25

Publisher: Nonesuch: 1997

Seller ID: 9150


5.60 X 4.90 X 0.60 inches; CD plays like new. As new jewel box; near fine liner notes booklet. Box has faint rubbing. Tracks: 1. Chan Chan" Compay Segundo 4: 16; 2. "De Camino a la Vereda" Ibrahim Ferrer 5: 03; 3. "El Cuarto de Tula" Sergio González Siaba 7: 27; 4. "Pueblo Nuevo" Cachao 6: 05; 5. "Dos Gardenias" Isolina Carrillo 3: 02; 6. "¿Y Tú Qué Has Hecho?" Eusebio Delfín 3: 13; 7. "Veinte Años" María Teresa ... View more info

Oils And Perfumes Of Ancient Egypt

By: Fletcher, Joann;Fletcher, J.

Price: $62.50

Publisher: New York, Harry N Abrams Inc: 1999

Seller ID: 9034


8.30 X 5.90 X 0.50 inches; 64 pages; Box set with 64 page booklet in it. Also includes: 1 cotton hand towel: .34 oz cedwardwood oil; .34 oz cinnamon leaf oil; .34 oz lotus oil, 1.7 oz sweet almond oil. Fletcher explores the history, culture and uses for various ancient oils and perfumes from ancient times. A discussion of aroma therapy, medicinal purposes, treatments, culinary purposes, exotic uses and other possibilities are presented. View more info

The Invention of the Jewish Gaucho Villa Clara and the Construction of Argentine Identity

By: Freidenberg, Judith Noemí

Price: $15.75

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 2010

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 7638


Jewish Life, History, and Culture Series; B&W Illustrations; 8.90 X 5.90 X 0.60 inches; xx, 184 pages; Soft cover has a black spine with white lettering. Illustrated with b/w maps, charts and photographs. "In a meticulous rendition of Villa Clara's social history...interweaves ethnographic and historical information to understand the saga of European immigrants drawn to Argentine open-door policies in the 19th century and its impact on the current transformation of i... View more info

Art of the Maya Civilization, Exhibition, Martin Widdifield Gallery Exhibition September 4 to October 5, 1957

By: Gallery, Martin Widdifield

Price: $19.75

Publisher: New York, Martin Widdifield Gallery: 1957

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 7995


Exhbition Catalogue Series; B&W Illustrations; 7 x 10 1/4; 26 pages; Soft cover is textured brown paper; stapled wraps. Light rub mark on front; previous owner's name neatly written on title page. Foreword is written by Alfred Early Stendahl . Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Glossy paper with 48 b/w illustrations of items. Introduction by Herbert Joseph Spinden [1879-1967] "He received a PhD in Anthropology, from Harvard, in 1909, completing a thesis... View more info

The Good Cigar

By: Gordon, Kevin & H. Paul Jeffers

Price: $12.25

Publisher: New York, The Lyons Press: 1996

Seller ID: 9342


B & W and Color; 8 X 7.20 X 0.90 inches; xv, 207 pages; Hard cover is grey boards with black spine with gold lettering, very slight bumping. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. DJ has 1" closed tear at top of spine, lught rubbing, scuffing and bumping. Illustrated with 26 color pictures and many b/w ones. Grey end papers. "As the war on smoking gathers steam, the cigar is staging a comeback. An obstreperous symbol of manly taste, urbanity and swanky ... View more info

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Maritime Security and the Law of the Sea

By: Klein, Natalie

Price: $77.75

Publisher: Oxford, England, Oxford University Press: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7826


Oxford Monographs in International Law Series; 9.30 X 6.20 X 1.20 inches; xxvi,350 pages; Hard cover is black with gold lettering on spine. Slight bumping, a few pages have markings on them. DJ has slight rubbing/scuffing, bumping; in a mylar cover. Pages are tight, almost crisp. "Maritime security is of increasing importance in a world threatened by terrorism, piracy, and drug-trafficking. This book sets out and evaluates the legal framework regulating the use of fo... View more info

The Ten Million Mile Man

By: Laplante, Robert J. & Bob LaPlante

Price: $65.25

Publisher: Danbury, CT, Netsource Dist Services: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8491


B&W Photographs; 8.50 X 5.75 X 0.75 inches; x, 175 pages; AUTHOR SIGNED AND DATED ON FRONT END PAPER; RO LA PLANTE 10-10-05. LAID IN IS A CARD, ONE SIDE OF WHICH HAS A SAYING BY VOELKER, ABOUT FISHING. THE OTHER SIDE HAS A HAND PRINTED NOTE, SIGNED BY ROSE MARIE LA PLANTE. Hard cover is brown with silver lettering on spine. Stitched binding, very faint shelf wear. Leaf 93/94 appears as if touched with a damp finger. Slight rippling to side of page. DJ has faint rubbing a... View more info

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A House of My Own Social Organization in the Squatter Settlements of Lima, Peru

By: Lobo, Susan

Price: $11.75

Publisher: Tucson, Arizona, University of Arizona Press: 1986

Seller ID: 8649


B&W Illustrations; 8.90 X 6 X 0.50 inches; xix, 190 pages; Softcover has an orange spine with white lettering. Slight rubbing, bumping to covers. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Illustrated with 8 b/w figures and 26 b/w photographs. "...a good introduction to what life is like in squatter settlements generally and the farriadas of Lima in particular...Succinct and, for the most part, unclutterd by the psuedoscientific jargon so often employed by soci... View more info

Jade In Ancient Costa Rica

By: Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N. Y.) & Mark Miller Graham & Julie Jones

Price: $38.75

Publisher: New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art: 1998

Seller ID: 9019


Exhibition Catalogue Series; B & W and Color; 8 12 x 11; 127 pages; Soft cover has a green spine with white lettering. Rear cover has 2" vertical crease from top with water stain at top, also on last 11 leaves. Light rubbing to covers. This is the exhibition catalogue for a show at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, which ran from 16 September 1998 through 28 Febraury 1999. Except for final 10 leaves, pages are clean and tight. Lavishly illustrated with color and b/w p... View more info

Hasta La Vista, Or A Postcard From Peru

By: Morley, Christopher

Price: $16.75

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Doubleday Doran: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8853


B&W map; 5 1/2 x 8 3/4; viii, 268 pages; AUTHOR SIGNED AND INSCRIBED ON FRONT END PAPER: WITH BEST WISHES CHRISTOPHER MORLEY. Hardcover is green cloth. Seriously faded spine [now tan in appearance. ] and much sunning to edges of he boards, bumping, rubbing, some scuffing. Some discoloration inside, where spine tape has tanned over time. Missing DJ. States 1935 on title page and 1935, 1935 on copyright page, along with 'first edition'. Pages have deckled edges. Pages are ... View more info

Reclaiming Public Water Achievements, Struggles and Visions from Around the World

By: Observatory, Corporate Europe

Price: $51.50

Publisher: No Place, Corporate Europe Observatory: 2005

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 9367


7.40 X 5.28 X 0.71 inches; 286 pages; Soft cover has black spine with white and yellow lettering. Shadow of pencil notations on front end paper. Pages are clean and tight. "The disastrous privatisation wave of the 1990s has made clear that the water needs of the poor should not be left in the hands of profit-driven, transnational corporations". Sections cover areas all around the world, on almost every continent. View more info

Final Report Meeting Of Experts On Conservation Of The Major Terrestrial Ecosystems Of The Western Hemisphere April 10-14 1978. San Jose, Costa Rica

By: Organization Of American States

Price: $31.25

Publisher: MAB/Unesco: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9575


Conference Report Series; B/w Maps; 8 1/2 x 10 3/4; 394+ pages; Soft cover has white spine. Upper front corner torn off, some sunning, ruvving, bmping. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Illustrated with 5 b/w maps at rear of book. "Review of the starus of conservation of the major ecosystems in the western hemisphere. Provide a comprehensive report of the present status of protected areas in the Western Hemisphere. Legal and managerial status and long ... View more info

History Of The Conquest Of Peru 1524-1550. With an introduction by Rear Admiral Samuel Eliot Morison. Illustrations and by Everett Gee Jackson.

By: Prescott, William Hickling

Price: $99.75

Publisher: Mexico City, Imprenta Nuevo Mundo, Mexico City, for Members of the Limited Editions Club: 1957

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 9330


Signed, Limited, Numbered Edition Series; Color Illustrations; 9 x 12 3/4 x 1; xxxvi, 252 pages; This is #1187/1500, signed by the printer Harry Block, and the artist Everett Gee Jackson, on the colophon page. Hard cover is marbled leather with red box, on spine, with gold lettering. Slight rubbing and sunning to spine. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. Slip case is red cardboard with cream pastedown on spine. Case has rubbing, bumping and some sunning. Se... View more info

Map Interpretation with Military Applications

By: Putnam, William C.

Price: $11.25

Publisher: New York, Mcgraw-Hill Book Company, Inc.: 1943

Seller ID: 7776


Ex-Library; B&W Illustrations; 11 X 8.70 X 0.70 inches; viii, 67 pages; Hardcover is burgundy cloth, with tan lettering on front. Has usual former library book markings, with stamps on all sides of text block. Other than library markings, pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with 26 b/w photographs and maps. Even in the age of GPS this reference is helpful, explaining how to read and use maps. Selected references; index. View more info

Postales, Diego Rivera, Posters; Brief Description of National Palace and Diego Rivera's Murals English, French, German, Italian, Japanese

By: Rivera, Diego

Price: $10.25

Publisher: No Place, Palacio Nacional De Mexico: 1960

Seller ID: 7511


Color Illustrations; 6 1/4 x 9 1/4; 26 pages; Soft cover stapled wraps, yellow with black lettering, in clean condition, some shelf wear. Stapled pockets inside with a brief description booklet, which contains a fold out map for thePalacio Nacional de Mexico and a 3 fold poster. No date listed, but possibly from 1960. Also includes 10 post cards of the murals. Postcards appear as if new, clean and crisp. View more info