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Image for Pictorial History of Cullman County  1870's -- 1990's

Pictorial History of Cullman County 1870's -- 1990's

By: N/A

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Cullman Times: 1998

Seller ID: 075282

Condition: Fine


Pictorial boards, 128 pages, b&w pictures and captions, advertisements. Oblong format: 10 1/8"w x 7 3/4"h. View more info

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Built in Texas

By: Abernethy, Francis Edward

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Waco, TX, E-heart Press: 1979

Seller ID: 133983

Condition: Good


Book suffers from moisture exposure froming a wave in the text block along the upper edge of the oblong format, stain visible at front end paper, first few pages. Rear endpaper and back last page are dirty with open tear at upper edge of end paper. Covers are straight, bumped corners, little edge wear, binding solid and page block is otherwise clean with no marking of any kind. Hundreds of impressive b&w photos, many full page, with a section showing children and a laborer making adobe bricks. Some line drawings illustrating technical details. Chapters include Texas folk building: an intr... View more info

Secessionist Impulse: Alabama and Mississippi in 1860, The

By: Barney, William

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Ewing, New Jersey, U.S.A., Princeton Univ Pr: 1974

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 124508

ISBN: 0691046220

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Book shows light wear only. View more info

House and Home: Spirits of the South

By: Belcher, Max; Buchanan, Beverly; Christenberry, William

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Andover, MA / Seattle, WA, Addison Gallery of American Art / University of Washington Press: 1996

Seller ID: 134210

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 100 pages. Black and white photos. Essays by Rebecca Walker and Jack Reynolds, who curated this exhibition that appeared in the Addison Gallery of American Art, the Phillips Academy and elsewhere, with artwork by Buchanan, Christenberry and Belcher. Max Belcher's subject is comparing houses built by American freed slaves in Liberia with those built in the south of the U.S. Beverly Buchanan photographs "shacks." William Christenberry photographs structures in his native Alabama. Oblong format: 11"w x 10 1/2"h. View more info

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Verne Dawson: Procession of the Equinoxes: Paintings 1994-2010

By: Dawson, Verne

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Dijon, France, Les presses Du Reel: 2011

Seller ID: 127892

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 271 pages. Pictorial boards. "Verne Dawson (born 1955 in Meridianville, Alabama) investigates in his fantasy and falsely naive paintings the relationship between humans and nature, the continuities between ancient culture and contemporary life, through myths, rituals, folktales, and symbolic systems. Reference monograph: an overview of the American painter's oeuvre over fifteen years, with two essays and one autobiographical text." (from the publisher) View more info

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Echizen: Eight Hundred Years of Japanese Stoneware

By: Donald Alan Wood; Teruhisa Tanaka; Frank Chance

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Birmingham Museum of Art: 1995

Seller ID: 144393

ISBN: 0931394392

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition with the slightest indication of previous use to the covers only. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no other blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. An overview of the history of Echizen ceramics and catalog for a major exhibition based on the fine collection of Japanese ceramics in the Birmingham (Alabama) Museum of Art. 142 pages with 76 full page, full color plates of the works of the artists, including Juroemon Fujita, Tomio Fujita, Nobuhiko Fukushima, Tetsu Goto, Nobuyasu Ito, Mitsuo Kasatsuj... View more info

Palladio in Alabama: An Architectural Legacy

By: Joyner, J. Brooks

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Montegomery, Alabama, U.S.A., Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts: 1992

Seller ID: 122835

ISBN: 0892800291

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 80 pages. Staple-bound. Many b&w photos. View more info

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The Beauty Box: A Tribute to the Legendary Beauty Parlors of the South

By: Kathy Kemp

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Crane Hill Publishers: 1997

Seller ID: 142477

ISBN: 1881548880

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition with light shelf wear to covers only. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 196 pages, b&w photos throughout from parlors in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North & South Caroloina, Tennessee, and Texas. View more info

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Learning from Thoreau (Crux: The Georgia Series in Literary Nonfiction Ser.)

By: Menard, Andrew

Price: $14.95

Publisher: University of Alabama Press: 2018

Seller ID: 143879

ISBN: 0820353434

Condition: Fine


Brand new book is in excellent condition in every respect. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. View more info

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Standard Plans for Southern Pine Bridges

By: No Author

Price: $120.00

Publisher: USDA Forest Service & University of Alabama: 1995

Seller ID: 123278

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps and markings. 26 pages depicting General Layout and notes, General details, Rail option details, Fabrication details, Materials and construction recommendations, Construction recommendations & Design procedure for both Stress-laminated sawn lumber decks and Stress-laminated glued laminated timber decks with another section on Longitudinal stringer with transverse plank decks. Large oblong format with very detailed architectural drawings created for use by "smaller highway departments with limited engineering staff." Staple-bound. 16 5/8"w ... View more info

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Poetics & Polemics: 1980-2005 (Modern & Contemporary Poetics)

By: Rothenberg, Jerome

Price: $8.41

Publisher: Tuscaloosa, University Alabama Press: 2008

Seller ID: 136016

ISBN: 0817355073

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 310 pages. View more info

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Variability of Large Alluvial Rivers, The

By: Schumm, Stanley Alfred; Winkley, Brien R. (eds.)

Price: $173.95

Publisher: Reston, Virginia, U.S.A., Amer Society of Civil Engineers: 1994

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 127884

ISBN: 0784400547

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Contents include: Pt. I: Variability and Complexity -- Pre-cutoff morphology of the lower MIssissippi river, Response of the lower Mississippi river to flood control and navigation improvements, The river Nile in Egypt Part II: Geolgoic controls on variability -- Neotectonics and rivers of the amazon headwaters, Rluvial geomorphology and flood control strategies: Sacramento river, CA, The Magdalena river, Columbia, Tectonic control fo the Indus river in Sindh, P... View more info

Image for Quest for Jewish Belief and Identity in the Graphic Novel (Jews and Judaism: History and Culture Series), The

Quest for Jewish Belief and Identity in the Graphic Novel (Jews and Judaism: History and Culture Series), The

By: Tabachnick, Stephen E.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Tuscaloosa, AL, University of Alabama Press: 2014

Seller ID: 139942

ISBN: 0817318216

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 258 pages. View more info

Walk to Freedom: The Reverend Fred Shuttlesworth and the Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights, 1956-1964, A

By: White, Marjorie Longenecker; Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights

Price: $75.95

Publisher: Birmingham, Alabama, U.S.A., Birmingham Historical Society: 1998

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 093298

ISBN: 0943994241

Condition: Very Good +


Slight scuffing to covers, "Autographed Copy" sticker to front cover, previous owner's inscription on title page, author's signature on title page, 88 pages with many b&w photos. Includes 3 foot x 2 foot fold-out map "Birmingman's Civil Rights Churches" with b&w photo of each church on reverse side. View more info