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Image for Baroque & Classic Art in Belgium (1600 - 1789) Architecture, Monumental Art

Baroque & Classic Art in Belgium (1600 - 1789) Architecture, Monumental Art

By: Ackere, Jules Van

Price: $59.50

Publisher: Brussels, Vokaer, Marc:

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 127753

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 has been re-bound into heavy, strong, red buckram covers that show very very light use -- only a little wear to corners. Interior filled with over 100 full page plates in b&w of facades and architectural detail, and is absolutely clean. 244 pages, 1st 15 pages of text suffer a water wrinkle (no stain) to upper (L) of page. Very nice volume. Photo of contents page is available View more info

Frank Frazetta Book Two

By: Ballantine, Betty (ed.) (intro)

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Rufus Publications/peacock press/ Bantam: 1978

Seller ID: 118337

Condition: Near Fine


Very clean copy with a couple of very light creases across the back cover with light scuffing. Otherwise Fine, with spotless interior, & sharp corners. Collector quality. Unpaginated, plates #'s 43 through 81 with a few detail plates. 3rd ed. View more info

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North Russian Architecture

By: Bartenev, I. ; Fyodorov, B. (Cook, Kathleen Trans.)

Price: $47.95

Publisher: U.S.S.R., Progress Publishers: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 136500

Condition: Fine


Book shows very light scuffing only. Gilt lettering on spine. Text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. First English Edition. Translated from the Russian by Kathleen Cook. Fascinating account of buildings, secular and sacred, in Northern Russia. Chapters include Transonega, the White Sea Coast, Rivers Svid and Onega, Vologda and Lower Vychegda, the Northern Dvina and Pinega and along the River Mezen. The ubiquitous use of timber is especially interesting. Profusely and beautifully illustrated with full page photographs in colour and b/w. Gold endpapers printed with mediaeval... View more info

Wasser fur Berlin: [die Geschichte der Wasserversorgung] (German Edition) (Water for Berlin)

By: Barthel, Hilmar

Price: $97.60

Publisher: U.S.A., Verlag fur Bauwesen: 1997

Seller ID: 136424

ISBN: 3345006332

Condition: Near Fine


Book shows very light scuffing to covers only, otherwise Fine, with no defects to the inside or out. "Property of" sticker on half title page. Book depicts the history of water supply for Berlin in heavily illustrated detail, with photos, maps, technical drawings, etc., going back to the younger Bronze Age. Today the 3.5 million inhabitants of Berlin are supplied by twelve waterworks, five intermediate pump stations and a 7700 km long supply network with drinking water that meets the highest demands. 304 pages in large format, printed on heavy, glossy paper. Text is in German. View more info

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German Cathedrals

By: Baum, Julius; Schmidt-Glassner, Helga

Price: $28.95

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1956

Seller ID: 129660

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages (63 text + 175 plates, often full page,) clean and unmarked; tight binding. A great many b&w photos of twelve architecturally significant German cathedrals and associated sculpture, detail shots. View more info

Distillation Engineering

By: Billet, Reinhard

Price: $89.50

Publisher: Chemical Publishing Co.: 1979

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 125901

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. Lots of graphs, charts, tables, b&w photos, mechanical drawings, flow charts. Contents Include: I. The Thermal Separation of Liquids, II. Thermodynamics of Mixtures: 1. Definitions and Relationships: A. Separability of a Liquid Mixture B. Partial Pressures in Vapor Mixtures C. Evaporation of Liquid Mixtures; 2. Types of Mixtures: A. Ideal Binary Mixtures B. Nonideal Binary Mixtures C. Ideal Multicomponent Mixtures D. Nonideal Multicomponent Mixtures; ... View more info

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All About A Container Ship

By: Boer, Friedrich

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hereford, Koehler: 1987

Seller ID: 134530

ISBN: 3782204352

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 112 pages. Edge wear on dust jacket. Many b&w photos and illustrations. "This book describes in detail a modern full container ship. It indicates the functions of the many parts of the ship and how the various technical sections combine to work together. It also goes into the work of the crew that serves such a complicated whole." View more info

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In Harmony With Nature: Creative Country Construction

By: Bruyere, Christian; Robert Inwood

Price: $18.95

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Sterling Pub Co Inc: 1981

Seller ID: 144659

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Edge wear and small tears on cover. 222 pages. 8 1/2"w x 11"h. Revised and enlarged edition. Total hippie homesteading construction book: heavily illustrated in b&w with (hippie-type) mechanical drawings, photos in black and white. Pretty much a journal/guide to the process of the author's construction of his place. Includes drawing & descriptions of log/timber home construction, pagoda shelter, beer bottle/earth roof sauna, hand chainsaw to lumber from logs guide, furniture construction, lots of framing detail, wood stoves, chimney con... View more info

Mayas : The Splendor of a Great Culture, The

By: Campa, Mario Perez; Santos, Laura Sotelo

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Mexico, Monclem Ediciones: 2007

Seller ID: 130666

ISBN: 9709019147

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 226 pages. "This work explains and describes in detail the different facets of this great culture, from the different offices and ranks of Maya society, its political organization and economy to the organization of its magnificent, spectacular cities richly decorated with painting and sculptures, plus a section on one of the most complex writing, number and calendar systems of the ancient world and an intricate religion that permeated practically all aspects of existence." Illustrated. View more info

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Wildflowers of the Sea Coast in the Pacific Northwest

By: Clark, Lewis J.

Price: $21.95

Publisher: Madeira Park, British Columbia, Canada, Harbour Pub Co: 2004

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 114355

ISBN: 1550173073

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with usual stamps, stickers, etc. 95 plants described in detail with large color photos. View more info

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Naive Art (Mega Squares)

By: Confidential Concepts

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Grange Books Plc: 2004

Seller ID: 141477

ISBN: 1840137355

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition, small format, 254 pages with full page, ful color prints on R. page and detail prints on L. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Artists include: Babici, Onisim, Biro, pave; Marc Chagall,; Viorel Cristea; Michel Delacroix; Paul Gauguin; Ivan Generalic; Paula Jacob; Vassily Kandinsky; Ana Kiss; Henri Matisse; Dascalu, Mihai; Milan Rasi; Henri Rousseau; Jean-Louis Senatus; Constantin Stanica; Anuta Tite; and many many others. View more info

Understanding Aircraft Structures

By: Cutler, John

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Blackwell Scientific Publications: 1992

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 107947

ISBN: 0632032413

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding. Contents: Introduction; History; Parts of the Aeroplane; Loads on the Aeroplane; The Form of Structures; Materials; Processes; Corrosion and Protective Treatments; Detail Design; Quality Control and Airworthiness; Stressing; Presentation of Modifications and Repairs; Appendices; Index. 182 pages. View more info

Talent for Detail: The Photographs of Miss Frances Benjamin Johnston 1889 -- 1910, A

By: DANIEL, PETE ; SMOCK, RAYMOND

Price: $21.50

Publisher: Harmony Books: 1974

Seller ID: 137735

ISBN: 0517516438

Condition: Very Good


Covers show light wear only. Book is otherwise in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, , text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Black and white illustrations, often full page. 182 pages. "Frances Benjamin Johnston was a prominent studio photographer and photojournalist at the turn of the twentieth century. She presented three bodies of work at the Paris Exposition Universelle in 1900: a collection of photographs by American women, a series of photographs of students in the Washington, D.C., school system, and a series of photographs of students from the... View more info

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Church On the Water, Church of the Light: Tadao Ando (Architecture in Detail)

By: Drew, Philip

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Phaidon Press: 1996

Seller ID: 144183

ISBN: 0714832685

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Light scuffing to cover. 60 pages. 11 3/4"w x 11 5/8"h. Text by Philip Drew, large format color and b&w photography, technical drawings, working details, bibliography and chronology of the buildings. View more info

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Charleston Furniture, 1700-1825

By: E. Milby Burton

Price: $89.50

Publisher: Univ of South Carolina Pr: 1980

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 142327

ISBN: 0872491986

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition with front lower corner slightly bumped as the only blemish, pages a little age-toned at edges Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners otherwise, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Very rich white stone decorative endpapers. Dust jacket is lightly sunned, and generally dirty, as it's textured white paper. 150 pages in oversize format A great many large b&w photos of entire pieces and detail, as well as line drawings of detail and components. Chapters include Early Charleston, Sources of furnit... View more info

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Ghost Town Treasures

By: Florin, Lambert

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Seattle, Superior Pub. Co: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 144793

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition with a tiny bit of edge wear 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. Dust jacket is tattered with edge wear a a few small open tears. 192 pages of b&w photos depicting buildings of all kinds and architectural detail from frontier history in California, Washington, Oregon, Montana, Idaho, Colorado, Nevada, Utah, New Mexico, Arizona and British Columbia. View more info

Image for Spinnakers: Their Design & Construction

Spinnakers: Their Design & Construction

By: Grant, James Lowell

Price: $36.95

Publisher: Sailrite Enterprises Inc.: 2001

Seller ID: 142638

Condition: Very Good


Book is in excellent condition but with green highlighting throughout, otherwise as new. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes. 107 pages with 75 illustrations, many measured drawings, lots of very specific illustrated detail. Chapters include: Developing a sail plan; Choosing materials and using them, Sewing tips, Seams used in sailmaking and canvaswork, Draft and draft placement, The horizontal spinnaker cut, Spherical spinnakers, The radial head spinnaker, Tri-radial and star cut spinnakersk Cruising spinnakers, The maxi-blooper, Finishing t... View more info

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London Transport Buses and Coaches 1958

By: Hambley, John A.S.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, John Hambley: 1999

Seller ID: 117353

ISBN: 0953314634

Condition: Near Fine


8 1/4"w x 11 5/8"h. 160 pages with hundreds of b&w photos, usually two per page, sometimes one large photo. Two appendices and Vehicle Index. Book depicts busses in service in the given year, not busses manufactured in that year, with route info and a lot of specific detail of the busses themselves in the text. Perfect binding is loose with a few loose pages, but complete and very clean otherwise inside and out with sharp corners to the covers and creaseless spine and covers. View more info

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London Transport Buses and Coaches 1954

By: Hambley, John A.S.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, John Hambley: 1994

Seller ID: 117354

ISBN: 1897817452

Condition: Near Fine


8 1/4"w x 11 5/8"h. 160 pages with hundreds of b&w photos, usually two per page, sometimes one large photo. Two appendices. Book depicts busses in service in the given year, not busses manufactured in that year, with route info and a lot of specific detail of the busses themselves in the text. Perfect binding is complete and very clean inside and out with sharp corners to the covers and creaseless spine and covers. No marking of any kind to text block. A few color photos. View more info

Image for London Transport Buses and Coaches 1955

London Transport Buses and Coaches 1955

By: Hambley, John A.S.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, John Hambley: 1995

Seller ID: 117355

ISBN: 1897817665

Condition: Near Fine


8 1/4"w x 11 5/8"h. 160 pages with hundreds of b&w photos, usually two per page, sometimes one large photo. Two appendices. Book depicts busses in service in the given year, not busses manufactured in that year, with route info and a lot of specific detail of the busses themselves in the text. Perfect binding is complete and very clean inside and out with sharp corners to the covers and creaseless spine and covers. No marking of any kind to text block. View more info