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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

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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-clipped. View more info

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West African Seashells

By: Ardovini & Cossignani

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Ancona, Museo Malacologico Piccino: 2004

Seller ID: 011417

ISBN: 888607011X

Condition: Fine


Illustrating 2300 shells from this region and over 2000 of them are pictured in color. There is a brief discussion of each family and then the shells belonging to that family are illustrated and discussed. The geographic area that it covers are the Eastern Atlantic from North Africa to Senegal and the off shore islands.No Flaws or Blemishes but previous owner's name top of front free endpage; Appears unused. 316 pages; 8.5 by 11.75 inches (21.5 by 30 cm) illustrated throughout in color. Filling the wide gap that existed in available shell literature covering this part of the world. It m... View more info

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The Manual of Cultivated Orchid Species: 3rd Edition

By: Bechtel, Helmut; Cribb, Phillip ; Launert, Edmund

Price: $45.00

Publisher: The MIT Press: 1992

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 010896

ISBN: 0262023393

Condition: Fine


No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; Still Gift Quality. 4to; 10/75 inches tall. 585 pages with index; selected biographical notes; glossary; bibliography; index of synonyms. A definitive handbook of orchid cultivation with major revisions in both text and illustrations. 24 pages of color photography have been added. 864 species are illustrated. Photographically, the book is a godsend to the serious orchid grower .... [A] worthy addition to any personal horticultural library and the perfect gift for an orchid-loving friend. [Joseph Levine, Horticulture ] 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

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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 Simple Soldered Jewelry & Accessories: A Crafter's Guide to Fashioning Necklaces, Earrings, Bracelets & More

Simple Soldered Jewelry & Accessories: A Crafter's Guide to Fashioning Necklaces, Earrings, Bracelets & More

By: Bluhm, Lisa

Price: $19.95

Publisher: USA, Lark/Chapelle: 2007

Seller ID: 010906

ISBN: 1600590306

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. This comprehensive guide takes beginners step-by-step through all the basics: glass cutting, working with copper foil, and the actual soldering itself. Easy-to-trace patterns with glass cutting lines are included, along with vintage photos and decorative paper. View more info

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The Complete Guide to High-Fire Glazes: Glazing & Firing at Cone 10 (A Lark Ceramics Book)

By: Britt, John

Price: $19.95

Publisher: USA, Lark Crafts: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 011007

ISBN: 1600592163

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. With hundreds of recipes for some of the most popular and enduring high-fire glazes, this reference will prove a boon to ceramists who want to master this complex and versatile aspect of the art. Author John Britt, who served as Clay Coordinator at the respected Penland School of Crafts, has personally tested many of the recipes, and carefully reviews everyone. View more info

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Anatomy of Movement

By: Calais-Germain, Blandine

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Seattle, WA, Eastland Press: 1993

Seller ID: 010901

ISBN: 0939616173

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. The author focus throughout the book is on anatomy not for its own sake, but in its functional relationship to the actual movements of the body in physical disciplines. View more info

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Why Read the Classics?

By: Calvino, Italo

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York, Pantheon Books: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 011107

ISBN: 0679415246

Condition: New


Calvino has the precious gift of introducing a work of literature so as to make it live for the reader as it does for him. . . . He explains important works of the Western canon in a style of innocent wonder. [The Times] No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. First Edition - American. View more info

Image for Ain't You Got a Right to the Tree of Life?: The People of Johns Island South Carolina_Their Faces, Their Words, and Their Songs (Brown Thrasher Books Series.)

Ain't You Got a Right to the Tree of Life?: The People of Johns Island South Carolina_Their Faces, Their Words, and Their Songs (Brown Thrasher Books Series.)

By: Carawan, Guy; Carawan, Candie

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Athens, GA, University of Georgia Press: 1994

Seller ID: 011419

ISBN: 0820316431

Condition: New


Presents an oral, musical, and photographic record of the venerable Gullah culture in modern times. With roots stretching back to their slave forebears, the Johns Islanders and their folk traditions are a vital link between black Americans and their African and Caribbean ancestors.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. 11 inches tall; 240 pages, illustrated. 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

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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

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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

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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