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Texas Homes of the 19th Century

By: Alexander, Drury Blakely

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1966

Seller ID: 135379

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 276 pages. Full green cloth boards. 9 5/8"w x 12 1/4"h. Tears and edge wear to dust jacket. Photographs by Todd Webb. This book is the first publication to result from the Texas Architectural Survey, sponsored jointly by the Amon Carter Museum of Western Art in Fort Worth and the School of Architecture of The University of Texas. 42 black and white plates. View more info

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Evelyn Alexander: A Life History in Her Own Words

By: Alexander, Evelyn; Joshua Weiser

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Fairbanks, AL, Alaska Native Knowledge Network: 2007

Seller ID: 144413

ISBN: 1877962406

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 86 pages. Black and white photos. View more info

TALES FROM THE DARK CONTINENT: IMAGES OF BRITISH COLONIAL AFRICA IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY.

By: Allen, Charles

Price: $16.95

Publisher: ANDRE DEUTSCH - BRITISH BROADC: 1979

Seller ID: 143312

ISBN: 0563177543

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. 165 pages with b&w photos throughout. Appears to be a compilation of the drama and accoutrements of the white man's burden as exercised by the English in Africa: includes appropriate dress of the colonizer, with pith hat and leather boots, advertizement prints for such things as a "Roorkhee chair" to be suspended between the heads of two carriers (with footrest) for carrying the officials from the north. The book is a compilation of transcribed BBC reco... View more info

History of Renaissance Architecture

By: Allsopp, Bruce

Price: $46.95

Publisher: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons Ltd.: 1959

Seller ID: 126373

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stickers, stamps, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 228 pages, lots of b&w photos, heavy, glossy paper. From the reference section of a library, the book is very well preserved. View more info

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History of Baalbek

By: Alouf, Michel M.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Harissa , Libanon, St. Pauls Printing Press: 1955

Edition: 10th English Ed.

Seller ID: 141786

Condition: Very Good


Edges of the covers age toned, sunned, one crease across the front, a little curl, otherwise very clean, text/interior has no marking of any kind. About 16 illustrations, maps, 122 pages. View more info

Studies in Chinese Literary Genres

By: American Council of Learned Societies

Price: $7.59

Publisher: University of California Press: 1974

Seller ID: 097892

ISBN: 0520020375

Condition: Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Some pencil marking. View more info

Orchids of Guatemala

By: Ames, Oakes; Correll, Donovan Stewart

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Chicago Natural History Museum Press: 1952

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 117418

Condition: Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding. 395 pages. Cover worn around edges. Many b&w line drawings. View more info

Unsung: A History of Women in American Music

By: Ammer, Christine

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Westport, Connecticut, U.S.A., Greenwood Pub Group: 1980

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 125519

ISBN: 0313220077

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is free of marking of any kind. 317 pages, from reference section of the library, book shows very little wear. View more info

Lifeline to the Yukon: A History of Yukon River Navigation

By: Anderson, Barry C.

Price: $7.46

Publisher: Seattle, WA, Superior Pub. Co: 1983

Seller ID: 140198

ISBN: 0875648630

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 152 pages. 8 3/4"w x 11 1/4"h. Small tears and edge wear to dust jacket. View more info

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Saddles and Sabers: Black Men in the Old West

By: Anderson, LaVere

Price: $8.41

Publisher: Champaign, IL, Garrard Publishing Co.: 1975

Seller ID: 130594

ISBN: 0811648052

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps and markings. Beige buckram cloth cover with brown illustration of cowboy. 128 pages. Endpapers have been cut out. Interior pages clean and unmarked. Illustrated by Herman Vestal. Contents: They Helped Build the West; 1. Nat Love: "Deadwood Dick"; 2. Isaia Dorman: Custer Guide; 3. Bob Lemmons: Mustanger; 4. Cherokee Bill: Outlaw; 5. Willis Peoples: Wolf Hunter; 6. Bill Pickett: Cowhand; 7. The Soldier; 8. The Cowboys; 9. Lawmen; 10. The Scouts; Index. View more info

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On Streets: Streets as Elements of Urban Structure (The MIT Press)

By: Anderson, Stanford (ed.)

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, The MIT Press: 1986

Seller ID: 142762

ISBN: 0262510391

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 416 pages. 9 1/2"w x 9 3/8"h. Edge wear to cover and crease on spine. Previous owner's name inside. Many b&w illustrations. "On Streets offers a superbly illustrated study of the history and sociology of streets, their role in urban life, their design and structure, as well as an actual demonstration project." 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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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

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Bird Books and Bird Art: An Outline of the Literary History and Iconography of Descriptive Ornithology

By: Anker, Jean

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Copenhagen, Levin & Munksgaard: 1938

Seller ID: 128449

Condition: Very Good


Indigo blue cloth cover with somewhat worn leather spine and corners. 251 pages. Slight foxing to endpapers. Previous owner's blind embossed name stamp. An outline of the literary history and iconography of descriptive ornithology based principally on the collection of books containing plates with figures of birds and their eggs now in the University Library at Copenhagen and including a catalogue of these works. Photo of table of contents available. This large, heavy book requires extra charges for international transport. View more info

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History of Keyboard Music to 1700, The

By: Apel, Willi

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Bloomington, IN, Indiana University Press: 1972

Seller ID: 140786

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 878 pages. 6 7/8"w x 9 1/2"h. Full blue cloth boards. Previous owner's name inside. Translated and revised by Hans Tischler. "This classic work has served a generation of pianists, organists, and harpsichordists and remains a necessity for every serious keyboard musician today. It is a detailed chronological survey from the 14th century to the end of the 17th. Beginning with the earliest sources, Professor Apel examines national styles and individual composers as well as the careers of the many evolving musical forms and instruments... View more info

Sad Mad and Bad; Women and the Mind : A History of Women and the Mind Doctors from 1800

By: Appignanesi, Lisa

Price: $9.71

Publisher: Toronto, McArthur & Company: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 139485

ISBN: 1552786765

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 532 pages. Sticker on dust jacket. View more info

Sad Mad and Bad; Women and the Mind : A History of Women and the Mind Doctors from 1800

By: Appignanesi, Lisa

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, McArthur & Company: 2007

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 123666

ISBN: 1552786765

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and interior/text is clean and free of marking of any kind. 532 pages. View more info

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Burrard Inlet: A History

By: Armitage, Doreen

Price: $21.95

Publisher: Madeira Park, British Columbia, Canada, Harbour Pub Co: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 114922

ISBN: 1550172727

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. Previous owner's note on endpaper. 324 pages. Many b&w photos. View more info

Image for Art and Visual Perception: A Psychology of the Creative Eye, The New Version, Second edition, Revised and Enlarged

Art and Visual Perception: A Psychology of the Creative Eye, The New Version, Second edition, Revised and Enlarged

By: Arnheim, Rudolf

Price: $14.95

Publisher: University of California Press: 1974

Seller ID: 145249

ISBN: 0520026136

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. This has a copyright of 1974, but appears to be a more recent re-print (no date given). 508 pages. View more info