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

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Mon Docteur, Le Vin
[The Benefit of Wine]

By: Derys, Gaston; Introduction: Lukas, Paul

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New Haven, CT, Yale University Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition, Thus

Seller ID: 009668

ISBN: 0300101333

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


This delightful little volume, first published in French in 1936, extols the many joys and benefits of wine. Wine drinkers will take pleasure in Gaston Derys's quaint appreciation of the grape, and art lovers will admire Raoul Dufy's joyful watercolors. Reflecting the exuberance and elan of an earlier day, Derys takes us back to a time when the doctor's favored prescription was an amiable glass of wine.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price... View more info

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The Untold Story. The Life of Isadora Duncan 1921 - 1927

By: Desti, Mary

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, Horace Liveright: 1929

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010040

Condition: Very Good


Angela Isadora Duncan (1878 - 1927) was an American dancer who performed to acclaim throughout Europe. Born in California, she lived in Western Europe and the Soviet Union from the age of 22 until her death at age 49 or 50, when her scarf became entangled in the wheels and axle of the car in which she was riding. Decorated cloth; Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Some hand-soiling. Previous owner's bookplate. Lac... View more info

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The Pyramid Under The Cross: Franciscan Discourses Of Evangelization And The Nahua Christian Subject In Sixteenth-century Mexico.

By: Diaz Balsera, Viviana; Balsera, Viviana Diaz

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Tucson, Arizona:, Univ of Arizona Press,: 2005.

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author

Seller ID: 001758

ISBN: 0816523800


Unused, No flaws or blemishes, but for author's inscription. The Pyramid under the Cross will be of interest to readers in the areas of Hispanic literatures, history, religion, anthropology, Latin American and cultural studies, and to those working in the field of colonial studies. The Pyramid under the Cross looks at the epic project of Christianization as well as the limits of the Spanish spiritual colonizers' power to accomplish it. The book focuses ... View more info

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A Book for Bookmen Being Edited Manuscripts & Marginalia With Essays on Several Occasions.

By: Drinkwater, John

Price: $145.00

Publisher: London:, Dulau & Company,: 1926.

Edition: Limited to 50 copies of which this is 15.

Seller ID: 001132


Pencil numbered and signed by author. Full brown buckram lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut.This copy has been handled as is evident from wear on spine; upper corner rubbed; rear has some imperfection; corners rubbed and broken; early pages foxed and general toning throughout. A worm hole affects lower corner last ten pages. A few light pencil marks on inside rear board from various bookmen from the years. The volume contains severa... View more info

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Weighty Matters: Worthy People

By: Duckworth, John

Price: $45.00

Publisher: England:, Memoir Club,: 2007

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 002179

ISBN: 1841041041


No flaws or blemishes; Gift Quality. View more info

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Hernando de Soto: A Savage Quest in the Americas

By: Duncan, David E.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Oklahoma, University of Oklahoma Press: 1997

Seller ID: 010181

ISBN: 0806129778

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. This is the story of a legendary expedition across four thousand miles of the future United States, led by an explorer searching for an illusionary empire of gold. Formerly the second-in-command in Francisco Pizarro's conquest of the Incas in 1531, Hernando de Soto arrived in the country he called La Florida in 1539, leading a glittering, armored Renaissance-era army of six hundred men on the first major exploration of North Am... View more info

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Shark's Fin and Sichuan Pepper: A Sweet-Sour Memoir of Eating in China

By: Dunlop, Fuchsia

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New Yiork, W. W. Norton & Company: 2008

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009633

ISBN: 0393066576

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


A new memoir by the most talented and respected British food writer of her generation.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. First Edition, First Printing. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. 8vo; 24 cm.; 9.5 inches tall; 320 pages with index. View more info

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Black Miami in the Twentieth Century

By: Dunn, Marvin

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Gainesville, Florida:, University Press of Florida,: 1997.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009084

ISBN: 0813015308

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket.


"A necessity for every African American who has ever lived in Dade County, or South Florida for that matter."--Garth Reeves, publisher emeritus, Miami Times. View more info

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Sketches in Stable and Kennel
[English Country Life]

By: Edwards, Lionel R.I. [Dalhousie Robertson] (1878 - 1966)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London: England, Nattali & Maurce Ltd: 1944

Seller ID: 009702

Condition: Very Good


Lionel Edwards (1878 - 1966) was a British artist who specialized in painting horses and other aspects of British country life. He is best known for his hunting scenes but also painted pictures of horse racing, shooting and fishing. He provided illustrations for Country Life, The Sphere, The Graphic and numerous books. [wiki] Rather than the usual scenes of the horse and hound in the field, Mr. Lionel Edwards has drawn and painted his subjects for this volume, not... View more info

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Beasts of the Chase
[ English Country Life] [Horse and Hound]

By: Edwards, Lionel R.I. [Dalhousie Robertson] (1878 - 1966)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Putman & Company: 1950

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 009704

Condition: Very Good


First Edition, First Printing. This is bound as the Limited Edition but no limitation page. 4to; 27 cm.; 10.75 inches tall. vii - 50 pages. Illustrated with 8 color plates and 21 b/w drawings. In the words of Major Guy Paget. "Lionel Edwards is a landscape painter in the very top class, worthy to rank with any of the 19th century. He can paint the Hunt scurry as good and life-like as Ferneley, on a background worthy of Birket Foster..He has only to see a Hunt gal... View more info

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A Leicestershire Sketch Book

By: Edwards, Lionel R.I. [Dalhousie Robertson] (1878 - 1966)

Price: $70.00

Publisher: London, Eyre And Spottiswode: 1930

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009712

Condition: Good


First Edition, First Printing. Bindings tight and square. 4to; 32 cm.; 12.5 inches tall; 102 pages; 8 plates in color; 36 plates in b/w. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear with fading to the perimeter and some spotting. With eight colour plates and thirty six black and white plates by Lionel Edwards. Edwards a keen hunting man, spent his life combining hunting and painting and most of his pictures were worked from sketches made on the spot. View more info

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COPPER COINS OF AUSTRIA-HUNGARY.

By: Eklund, O. P.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: USA, American Numismatic Association: 1962.

Seller ID: 000041


Stiff stapled cover; age toning to spine and edges; text clean with light toning; illustrated with b/w photos. View more info

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Mary Emmerling's Beach Cottages: At Home by the Sea

By: Emmerling, Mary

Price: $34.95

Publisher: New York, Potter Style: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010109

ISBN: 0307338223

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


With gorgeously photographed profiles of easy-going seaside homes and innovative design solutions for everyday living, Mary Emmerling's Beach Cottages is both beautiful and inspirational.No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal handling; Still Gift Quality. View more info

Image for <b> A Satisfied Mind: The Country Music Life of Porter Wagoner </b>

A Satisfied Mind: The Country Music Life of Porter Wagoner

By: Eng, Steve

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Nashville, TN:, Rutledge Hill Press,: 1992,<br>

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008415

ISBN: 1558531335


A sometimes shocking and painful biography of a country music legend, from his career on The Grand Ole Opry to his position as manager of songstress Dolly Parton. Wagoner's relationship with Dolly has been the subject of years of speculation, and here he and Dolly reveal those years through letters and personal notes from that time. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar slee... View more info

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The Olives Dessert Table: Spectacular Restaurant Desserts You Can Make at Home

By: English, Todd ; Retus, Paige ; Sampson, Sally

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2000

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009644

ISBN: 0684823357

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


The celebrated Boston restaurant owner teams up with one of the city's great pastry chefs to offer these tasty recipes for mango tart tartin, butterscotch pudding in chocolate crumb crust, chocolate lace cigarettes, among other scrumptious desserts. 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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Tomatoland: How Modern Industrial Agriculture Destroyed Our Most Alluring Fruit

By: Estabrook, Barry

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Missouri, Andrews McMeel Publishing: 2011

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010013

ISBN: 1449401090

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


Based on a James Beard award-winning article from a leading voice on the politics of agribusiness, Tomatoland combines history, legend, passion for taste, and investigative reporting on modern agribusiness and environmental issues into a revealing, controversial look at the tomato, the fruit we love so much that we eat $4 billion-worth annually. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. 8vo; 23.5 cm,; 9.25 inches tall; 220 page... View more info

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What Falls Away

By: Farrow, Mia

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Nan A. Talese: 1997

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010727

ISBN: 0385471874

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. From Mia Farrow's earliest memories of Ireland to her evolution as an actress and her custody battle with Woody Allen, this autobiography packs in over thirty pages of photos and a series of intense insights on the forces which have shaped Farrow's life. A childhood bout with polio, which had lasting psychological effects, and strong family ties make for a compelling account. [ Midwest Book Review] View more info

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A Season On The Brink. A Year with Bob Knight and the Indiana Hoosiers

By: Feinstein, John

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1986

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009575

ISBN: 0025372300

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


Recounts the 1985-1986 basketball season at Indiana University, describes the complex personality of coach Bob Knight, and examines the coaching methods which make him one of the best of all time. 'Bob Knight still curses the day he granted the author unfettered access to his program. Feinstein's year as an honorary Hoosier yielded an unsparing portrait of Indiana's combustible coach.' -Sports Illustrated. First Edition, Second Printing. Fine in a fine... View more info

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Pitching to Win [Baseball]

By: Feller, Bob

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Grosset and Dunlap: 1952

Seller ID: 010250

Condition: Very Good


Reprint Edition. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. The Cleveland Indians Hall of Fame major league baseball pitcher Bob Feller gives instruction on pitching. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Lacking Dust Jacket View more info