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The Care and Feeding of Infants

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Mellin's Food Company: 1904

Seller ID: 142181

Condition: Very Good


Full blue cloth boards with blue and gilt decoration. 68 pages. 6"w x 8"h. A book put out by the makers of an early baby formula maker -- Mellin's food was something that could be added to cow's milk. Interestingly, the book starts out with the assertion that breast milk is the best thing to feed a baby, but that it is not always possible. Illustrated with charming black and white photos of babies and small children, and decorated with red spot illustrations. View more info

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Eleven "Skill Books" Published By the Boy Scouts of America

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Irving, TX, Boy Scouts of America: 1981

Seller ID: 145517

Condition: Very Good


This is a set of eleven staple-bound "Skill Books" published by the Boy Scouts of America in the early eighties. Some Spanish in the text titles, but otherwise written in English. Super seventies/eighties color graphics. Each booklet is 6 1/2"w x 9 3/4"h, and 32 pages long. Skill books include: Family Living, Swimming, Community Living, First Aid, Hiking, Camping, Citizenship, Environment, Conservation, Physical Fitness, and Communication -- which has a great section on using the telephone: "Keep coins with you at all times. If you ave the right coins, you can alway... View more info

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Fabric of the Hills: The Interwoven Story of Textiles and the Landscape of the South Pennines

By: N/A

Price: $45.95

Publisher: Standing Conference of South Pennine Authorities: 1989

Seller ID: 141057

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Unpaginated, about 80 pages, each with a b&w photo and text. Contents include In the beginning: geological origins and rural traditions of the Pennines; Domestic calm before industrial storm: the domestic textile industry; Early mills and improveed machines; from weavers cottage to powered mill; The great industrial revolution : muck and brass; Twenteith century changes: one more chapter in teh Pennine saga. Map at back... View more info

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Robert Smithson in Vancouver : a fragment of a greater Fragmentation

By: Smithson, Robert

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., Vancouver Art Gallery: 2004

Seller ID: 143257

ISBN: 1895442494

Condition: Very Good


White cover shows some scuffing and spots. Interior pages clean and unmarked. 88 pages. 8 1/2"w x 11"h. "Robert Smithson in Vancouver : a fragment of a greater Fragmentation focuses on the activities of the influential American artist Robert Smithson during the visits he made to Vancouver in late 1969 and early 1970. Widely known for his monumental 'earthworks' and his poetic essays on art, perception and the museum, Smithson was one of the leading figures in a generation of artists who radically challenged existing conceptions of art and its role within the broader culture.&#... View more info

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Piano Masterworks: Early Intermediate Level - Schirmer's Library Of Musical Classics

By: N/A

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Schirmer: 2016

Seller ID: 146552

ISBN: 1495006883

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 190 pages. View more info

The Freud Journal of Lou Andreas Salome: a Fascinating Glimpse at Freud and His Circle in the Early Years of the Twentieth Century

By: Andreas Salome, Lou; Leavy, Stanley A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Basic Books: 1964

Seller ID: 144782

ISBN: 0465095062

Condition: Very Good


Book shows light wear only. Binding is solid and square, text/interior is clean and free of marking except for one page with a check mark. 211 pages. View more info

Enameled Street Signs

By: Andrew Morley; Christopher Baglee

Price: $8.16

Publisher: U.S.A., Everest House: 1979

Seller ID: 136033

ISBN: 0896960552

Condition: Very Good


Book shows light wear to covers only. Text/interior is clean and unmarked in any way, 15 page section in full color: a montage of 12 -15 signs per page, glossy paper on a black background. Otherwise b&w illustrations with chapters on: Historical background and manufacturing techniques, Locations and social environment, Design, texture, typestyles and stencil patterns, Collecting conservation, restoration, Manufacturers past and present, etc. Large format, 87 pages. View more info

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Enameled Street Signs

By: Andrew Morley; Christopher Baglee

Price: $16.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Everest House: 1979

Seller ID: 136099

ISBN: 0896960552

Condition: Very Good


Book shows light shelf wear; creaseless covers and spine, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Straight spine, solid binding. 16 pages of signs in bright color on glossy paper, a great many other signs in b&w. Contents include Historical background and manufacturing techniques, Location and social environment, Design, texture typestyles and stencil patterns, Collecting, conservation restoration, etc. 86 pages. View more info

Metis outpost: Memoirs of the first schoolmaster at the Metis settlement of Kelly Lake, B.C., 1923-1925

By: Andrews, G. S

Price: $18.75

Publisher: U.S.A., By Author: 1985

Seller ID: 137026

ISBN: 0969216904

Condition: Near Fine


Book shows very light shelf wear only to cover corners. Creaseless covers and spine, square, solid binding, text/interior is clean, neat and free of marking of any kind. 340 pages in oversize format with maps, b&w photos, drawings, ; Gerry Andrews, former Surveyor General and Boundaries Commissioner for British Columbia, writes of his time as a young schoolmaster to the Metis people at Kelly Lake, the way they lived, a Kelly Lake Metis genealogy, and the changes he witnessed on numerous travels through the area in later years. Subjects include the John Bennett tragedy, Archival material, Cr... View more info

Metis outpost: Memoirs of the first schoolmaster at the Metis settlement of Kelly Lake, B.C., 1923-1925

By: Andrews, G. S

Price: $18.75

Publisher: U.S.A., By Author: 1985

Seller ID: 137025

ISBN: 0969216904

Condition: Near Fine


Book shows very light shelf wear only to cover corners. Creaseless covers and spine, square, solid binding, text/interior is clean, neat and free of marking of any kind. 340 pages in oversize format with maps, b&w photos, drawings, ; Gerry Andrews, former Surveyor General and Boundaries Commissioner for British Columbia, writes of his time as a young schoolmaster to the Metis people at Kelly Lake, the way they lived, a Kelly Lake Metis genealogy, and the changes he witnessed on numerous travels through the area in later years. Subjects include the John Bennett tragedy, Archival material, Cr... View more info

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Atlas rybacki Morza Polnocnego. Fishing atlas of the North Sea.

By: Andrzej Klimaj; Stanislaw Rutkowicz;

Price: $145.00

Publisher: Warsaw, Panstwowe Przedsiebiorstwo Wydawnictw Kartograficznych: 1957

Seller ID: 121754

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Text in Polish, English, and Russian. Very large format: 11 1/2" x 16". Beautiful colored maps of divisions of the sea, currents, areas, and many for fishing stats. View more info

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Hollywood Babylon II

By: Anger, Kenneth

Price: $17.95

Publisher: N Y, Dutton: 1984

Seller ID: 145221

ISBN: 0525242716

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Small tears and edge wear to dust jacket. 332 pages. 7 3/8"w x 10 3/8"h. Many black and white photos. Here, at last, is the all new sequel to Kenneth Anger's controversial, classic movie book, Hollywood Babylon. Here is more down and dirty Tattletale Talk from Tinseltown, illustrated with hundreds of eye-popping, hitherto unseen photographs by the man who turned filmland gossip into an art form. Originally published in the early 1960s in Paris (it was too hot for America at the time), Hollywood Babylon became an underground legend and be... View more info

Canadian Bolsheviks: The Early Years of the Communist Party of Canada

By: Angus, Ian

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Vanguard Pubns: 1981

Seller ID: 117275

ISBN: 0887580459

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 404 pages. View more info

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Seattle: An Asahel Curtis Portfolio

By: Archie Satterfield

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Chronicle Books: 1985

Seller ID: 141907

ISBN: 087701339X

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 131 pages with 125 large format photos of life on the streets and parlors, tents and mud of early Seattle. View more info

Image for Art of Accompaniment from a Thorough-Bass as practised in the 17th and 18th Centuries, The

Art of Accompaniment from a Thorough-Bass as practised in the 17th and 18th Centuries, The

By: Arnold, F.T.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, Holland Press: 1961

Seller ID: 139575

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight bindiing. 918 pages. 7 1/8"w x 10"h. Full dark green cloth boards show fading, edge wear, and small indentations on top edge. Dust jacket is tattered and completely separated at folds, but contained in mylar cover. Previous owner's name inside. "This great treatise of nearly 1,000 pages in which music-type examples run into thousands and in which no matter is too minute for detailed analysis, contains a history of figured-bass playing and notation as exemplified in the works of composers and theorists of the period." [from the blurb] ... View more info

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Invisible Art

By: Art Brothers

Price: $17.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Laughing Elephant: 2003

Seller ID: 138494

ISBN: 1883211166

Condition: Fine


Found art, mostly from early 20th century popular culture. Crisp, clean, sharp corners, unmarked. Back cover is very lightly scuffed. Large, full color prints, 140 pages. View more info

Historic Jewish Seattle: a Tour Guide

By: Avner, Jane A & Buttnick Meta

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Wa St. Jewish Historical Soc.: 1995

Seller ID: 129306

Condition: Near Fine


24 page pamphlet with maps, b&w photos. Sections include: Pioneer square (walking tour), Pike place Market (walking tour), Early reform judaism in Seattle, Homes of early german jewish families, Yesler way neighborhood, Seward park neighborhood, Jewish institutions in other neighborhoods. With (4) maps. View more info

Winnipeg School of Art: The Early Years, The

By: Baker, Marilyn;Gallery 111.

Price: $44.75

Publisher: Published for Gallery 1.1.1., School of Art by the University of Manitoba Press: 1984

Seller ID: 117872

ISBN: 0887556132

Condition: Near Fine


135 pages, several color prints, many b&w. Very clean copy. View more info

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Homes an Gardens of the Pacific Coast; Volume 1, Seattle

By: Banks, Eugene Charles; Frank Calvert, T.ross Ditty (eds.)

Price: $69.50

Publisher: Christopher Laughlin/Historic Preservation Committee of Allied Arts of Seattle: 1974

Seller ID: 146074

Condition: Good


1974 reprint of the 1913 edition originally published by Beaux Arts Society Publishers. Book features large b&w photos, mostly exteriors, some interiors of notable homes in the Seattle area on Lake Washington, the Highlands, on Galer st., Boylston Ave., Prospect Ave. , E. Aloha, W. Howe, Boren Ave. Minor Ave., Queen Anne, Bainbridge Island, Seneca St. , the Arctic Club, and homes of the Merrills, the Dennys, the Frinks, C.D. Stimson, the Ames', etc. Most pages have full page photo and a short description of the house. Unpaginated, about 150 pages in large format. Leatherette covers, cracki... View more info

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Indian Art of Ancient Florida

By: Barbara A. Purdy

Price: $17.95

Publisher: U.S.A., University Press of Florida: 1996

Seller ID: 138732

ISBN: 081301462X

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Dust jacket shows scuffing, light edge wear and light signs of shelf wear only, no tears. 124 pages with a great many color photos. A superb book--and one that is long overdue. A fine sampling of a unique native American artistic heritage is laid out before you, in text and in pictures, in this exciting book. --Gordon R. Willey, Peabody Museum, Harvard UniversityFor thousands of years, the Indians of Florida created exq... View more info