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Image for <b> Racinet's Full-Color Pictorial History of Western Costume: With 92 Plates Showing Over 950 Authentic Costumes from the Middle Ages to 1800 </b>

Racinet's Full-Color Pictorial History of Western Costume: With 92 Plates Showing Over 950 Authentic Costumes from the Middle Ages to 1800

By: A. Racinet

Price: $14.95

Publisher: USA:, Dover Publications,: 1987.

Seller ID: 009277

ISBN: 048625464X

Condition: Near Fine.


Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm; minor age-toning to stiff pictorial wraps, with 92 plates showing over 950 authentic costumes from the Middle Ages to 1800. View more info

Image for <b>Kingdom of the Seashell  </b><br> [Natural History]

Kingdom of the Seashell
[Natural History]

By: Abbott, R. Tucker

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers: 1972

Seller ID: 009894

Condition: Fine


This is the first truly comprehensive survey of seashells. It delves into all of the shells' intriguing facets - from their biology and their influence upon art, medicine, religion, archeology and commerce to the practical aspects of shell fisheries and to the fascinating, rewarding aspects of shell collecting. Over 250 illustrations, 94 in full color. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Only flaw is that the Dust Jacket is price-cl... View more info

Image for <b> The Story of Painting: The Essential Guide to the History of Western Art </b>

The Story of Painting: The Essential Guide to the History of Western Art

By: Beckett, Sister Wendy

Price: $39.95

Publisher: UK, Dorling Kindersley: 1997

Seller ID: 010673

ISBN: 1564586154

Condition: New


Sister Wendy's Story of Painting in 450 masterpieces--reproduced in full color--chronicles the developments and movements in painting over the past 800 years from Gothic to Renaissance, Romanticism to Impressionism, and Post-Impressionism to Modernism.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. View more info

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Cognac

By: Behrendt; Axel & Bibiana

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Abbeville Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010388

ISBN: 0789202239

Condition: New


An illustrated guide to one of the world's classic spirits, featuring an annotated alphabetical listing of the finest brands. More than a hundred producers are profiled, with notes describing aroma and flavor, and information about the quality and individual character of each brand. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. First Edition, First Printing. View more info

Image for <b>Life Histories of North American Wild Fowl. Ducks Geese & Swans  </b>

Life Histories of North American Wild Fowl. Ducks Geese & Swans

By: Bent, Arthur Cleveland

Price: $14.95

Publisher: USA, Dover Publications, Inc.: 1961

Seller ID: 010668

Condition: Very Good


Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has mild toning with small losses at spine tips. 8vo; 244 pages with index. Illustrated with b/w photographs View more info

Image for …<b>International Symposium on Middle-Sized Pelagic Fish  Scientia  Marina, Volume 59 Numero 3 – 4.</b>

International Symposium on Middle-Sized Pelagic Fish Scientia Marina, Volume 59 Numero 3 – 4.

By: Carles Bas, Jose Juan Castro and Jose Maria Lorenzo – Editors

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Barcelona, Spain:, Institut de Ciencies del Mar, CMIMA-CSIC,: [1995].

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 005631


Text is in English. A series of articles presented at the Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. Book is without flaw. Dust jacket has light handling wear to the top edge. Illustrated with charts and graphs. 11.5 inches tall. 659 pages with author and subject index plus other materials. View more info

Image for ...<b>Educating by Story-Telling: Showing the Value of Story-Telling As an Educational Tool for the Use of All Workers with Children.</b>

...Educating by Story-Telling: Showing the Value of Story-Telling As an Educational Tool for the Use of All Workers with Children.

By: Cather, Katherine Dunlap.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York:, World Book Company,: 1922.

Seller ID: 004549


Ex-Library. Handling wear and library treatment. Text is clean. Bindings good. 396 pages with index. 8 inches tall. Includes a collection of stories for telling and a list of stories for reading to grades 1 - 8 by school month. Extensive bibliography. View more info

Image for <b> The Complete Book of Spinning and Baitcasting </b><br>[Sport-fishing]

The Complete Book of Spinning and Baitcasting
[Sport-fishing]

By: Cederberg, Goran; Hansen, Jens Ploug

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Shrewsbury, England:, Swan Hill Press,: 1998.

Seller ID: 007175

ISBN: 1840370807


Written by two highly experienced sport fishermen eager to share their knowledge with other, especially about the exciting and demanding variety of situations that face us in spinning and bait casting.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

Image for <b>Chemistry: Concepts and Problems: A Self-Teaching Guide  </b>

Chemistry: Concepts and Problems: A Self-Teaching Guide

By: Clifford C. Houk; Richard Post

Price: $14.95

Publisher: USA, Wiley: 1996

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 010329

ISBN: 0471121207

Condition: Very Good


Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. No flaws but gentle handling. View more info

Image for ...<b>A Biographical Dictionary of English Architects 1660-1840.</b

...A Biographical Dictionary of English Architects 1660-1840.

By: Colvin, Howard Montagu;Colvin, H. M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Holmes, Pennsylvania:, Omnigraphics Inc.,: 1996.

Seller ID: 002919

ISBN: 0780800427


Still factory shrink-wrapped. No flaws or blemishes. View more info

Image for <b>The Voice Of The Phoenix: Metaphors Of Death And Rebirth In Classics Of The Iberian Renaissance.</b>

The Voice Of The Phoenix: Metaphors Of Death And Rebirth In Classics Of The Iberian Renaissance.

By: Creel, Bryant L.;CREEL, BRYANT

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Ithaca, New York, U.S.A., Mrts: 2004

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 001744

ISBN: 0866983155


Unopened, Unused. no flaws or blemishes. Inscribed by the author to renown South Florida professor. View more info

Image for <b>Jazz Graphics: David Stone Martin </b> <br> (English and Japanese Edition)

Jazz Graphics: David Stone Martin
(English and Japanese Edition)

By: Daver Manek

Price: $695.00

Publisher: Japan, Graphic Sha Pub Co: 1991

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author and Illustrator

Seller ID: 010542

ISBN: 4766105745

Condition: Near Fine


David Stone Martin made more than two hundred album covers during the 1950s for the Norman Granz labels, Clef, Norgran and Verve. An encyclopedic compendium of album covers designed by David Stone Martin for Gene Krupa, Oscar Peterson, Art Tatum and an army of jazz stars. Beginning his career in the mid-1940s, Martin used pen, brush, and ink in drawings as searching and fluid as a soprano sax solo. A portfolio of more recent portraits is also included in this stun... View more info

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American Century of Photography

By: Davis, Keith

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams: 1999

Seller ID: 010406

ISBN: 0810963787

Condition: Fine


The book itself is as colossal as its title would indicate. Keith Davis, the director of Hallmark's fine-art programs, has written a meaty if occasionally dry history of the medium to accompany and illuminate the nearly 500 photos.No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Folio; 12.25 inches tall; 590 pages with index. View more info

Image for <b> A Manual of Music: Its History, Biography and Literature. A Complete History of Music, Illustrated w/ Chronological Charts, Incl. Biographies & Portraits of Eminent Composers with Characteristic Specimens from their Works, Carefully Analyzed and Explained.  </b>

A Manual of Music: Its History, Biography and Literature. A Complete History of Music, Illustrated w/ Chronological Charts, Incl. Biographies & Portraits of Eminent Composers with Characteristic Specimens from their Works, Carefully Analyzed and Explained.

By: Derthick, W. M. [Editor]

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Chicago:, Manual Publishing Co.,: 1888

Seller ID: 008947


ncludes A Dictionary of Technical and Proper Names with Definitions and Simplified Pronunciations. Folio; 628 pages : illustrations, portraits, music ; 36 cm.Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear with slight beginnings of discoloration on rear board. Slight shelf lean. I View more info

Image for ...<b> The Complete Encyclopedia Of Bulbs & Tubers: An Expert Guide to the Most Beautiful Bulbous and Tuberous Plants </b>

... The Complete Encyclopedia Of Bulbs & Tubers: An Expert Guide to the Most Beautiful Bulbous and Tuberous Plants

By: Dijk, Hanneke Van; Kurpershoek, Mineke

Price: $35.95

Publisher: Lisse, The Netherlands:, Rebo Intl.,: 2001

Seller ID: 006314

ISBN: 9036615828


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Illustrated. The Complete Encyclopedia of Bulbs and Tubers shows you a collection of many different plants that cannot be found in other books, making this encyclopedia a must-have. View more info

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Computer Music: Synthesis, Composition, and Performance

By: Dodge, Charles; Jerse, Thomas

Price: $60.00

Publisher: USA, Schirmer Books: 1985

Seller ID: 010633

ISBN: 002873100X

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail shelf handling; Still Gift Quality. The authors offer clear, practical overviews of program languages, real-time synthesizers, digital filtering, artificial intelligence, and much more. View more info

Image for ...<b>Billy the Kid. The Bibliography of a Legend.</b>

...Billy the Kid. The Bibliography of a Legend.

By: Dykes, J. C.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: University of New Mexico Press,: 1952.

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing with minor corrections.

Seller ID: 004910


Frontispiece drawing is "Billy the Kid Kills Billy Morton and Frank Baker to Avenge the Death of J. H. Tunstall," by Charles M. Russell. The first complete list of materials on this young outlaw and includes songs, plays, motion pictures, phonograph records, and magazine articles. Red cloth covered boards with blue titles and decorations. Bindings square and tight. Text clean. 9.25 inches tall, 186 pages with index. Light shelf handling. No dust jacket as... View more info

Image for ...<b>Das alte Topferhandwerk im Osnabrucker Land (Nordwestniedersachsische Regionalforschungen) (German Edition)</b>

...Das alte Topferhandwerk im Osnabrucker Land (Nordwestniedersachsische Regionalforschungen) (German Edition)

By: Ernst Helmut Segschneider

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Germany:, Nordwestniedersachsische Regionalforschungen: 1983

Seller ID: 005655


Unused. No flaws but minimal shelf handling. Ungebraucht. Keine Fehler, aber minimal Regal Handling. Text in German. View more info

Image for <b>The Complete Book of Moto Guzzi: Every Model Since 1921  </b>[Motorcycle]

The Complete Book of Moto Guzzi: Every Model Since 1921 [Motorcycle]

By: Falloon, Ian

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Minneapolis, MN, Motorbooks: 2017

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010672

ISBN: 0760352216

Condition: New


Moto Guzzi was formed by Carlo Guzzi, Giovanni Ravelli, and Giorgio Parodi after WW I. Carlo Guzzi's first engine design, a horizontal single, defined Moto Guzzi's road-going motorcycles for the company's first 45 years. In the 1950s, Moto Guzzi experienced tremendous success in Grand Prix motorcycle racing.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Small folio; 256 pages with index; Illustrated. View more info

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Madame Alexander Dolls, An American Legend

By: Finnegan, Stephanie

Price: $29.95

Publisher: USA, Portfolio Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009389

ISBN: 0942620224

Condition: Near Fine


The first full-color, illustrated, comprehensive book on this legendary American dollmaker and the company she founded in 1923. This is the first book ever produced with the cooperation of the Alexander Doll Company and Madame Alexander's family. The magnificent book features a rich compilation of lavish, never before seen photographs, which bring to life the magical legacy of Madame Alexander. Collectors of both historical and contemporary dolls will be enthralle... View more info