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Image for Song of the Brush: Japanese Paintings from the Sanso Collection

Song of the Brush: Japanese Paintings from the Sanso Collection

By: N/A

Price: $28.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Seattle Art Museum: 1979

Seller ID: 136508

ISBN: 0932216021

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition in every respect in black cloth. Sharp corners, square, straight spine, text block is solid and straight. Dust jacket shows light scuffing with one 1/4" tear at top front near spine, no edge wear. Catalog published in conjunction with the 1979-80 traveling exhibition of the same name. The collection focuses on three important schools of Japanese painting: Suibokuga (ink painting) of the Muromachi (1333-1568) and Momoyama (1568-1603) periods: Zenga or paintings by Zen Budhist monks of the Edo period (1603-1867); and paintings by masters of the Nanga or lite... View more info

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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

Dear Papa: Letters Between John Muir and His Daughter Wanda

By: Clark, Jean Hanna; Sargent, Shirley

Price: $27.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Panorama West: 1985

Seller ID: 140217

ISBN: 0914330764

Condition: Very Good


Book is in excellent condition with very 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. 102 pages with many b&w photos, some drawings. 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

Image for America's Armories: Architecture, Society, and Public Order

America's Armories: Architecture, Society, and Public Order

By: Fogelson, Robert M.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press: 1989

Seller ID: 140184

ISBN: 0674031105

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 268 pages. 6 1/2"w x 9 1/2"h. Full gray cloth boards. View more info

Image for Old Country School: The Story of Rural Education in the Middle West, The

Old Country School: The Story of Rural Education in the Middle West, The

By: Fuller, Wayne E.

Price: $45.95

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A., Univ of Chicago Pr: 1982

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 128107

ISBN: 0226268829

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. 302 pages, covers show very light wear, pages are in excellent condition. 16 pages of B&W photos. Contents include Recollection, Free schools for farm children, The school district, The schoolhouse, Educators in overalls, The professionals, The township solution, The educator-politician on the Middle Border, Teachers are born, As is the teacher, Consolidation. View more info

Glancing Back: Reflections and Anecdotes on Vancouver Public Schools

By: Gosbee, Chuck; Leslie Dyson

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., Vancouver School Board: 1988

Seller ID: 143961

ISBN: 1550311689

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Full brown cloth boards. Slight edge wear and small tear to dust jacket. Many color and b&w photos. View more info

Picture Source Book For Social History; Sixteenth Century

By: Harrison, Molly; Margaret E. Bryant

Price: $26.95

Publisher: George Allen & Unwin Ltd.: 1958

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 115011

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy with usual stamps, sticker, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and unmarked in any way. 112 pages with a great many b&w illustrations. Contents include pictures and text of People and their Clothes, Their Homes, Food and Households, Their Schools, Their Leisure and Pastimes, Travel, Their towns, The Country ; etc. Large index at the front. View more info

Image for Theory and Practice of Modern Framed Structures Designed for the Use of Schools and for Engineers in Professional Practice:  Part I, Simple Structures, The

Theory and Practice of Modern Framed Structures Designed for the Use of Schools and for Engineers in Professional Practice: Part I, Simple Structures, The

By: Johnson, J.B.; C.W. Bryan

Price: $14.95

Publisher: N Y, John Wiley & Sons: 1944

Seller ID: 140946

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Full green cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. 5 5/8"w x 8 1/2"h. View more info

History of Waverly and Pioneer Life Along This Part of Hangman Creek, A

By: Leitz, Glenn

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Glenn Leitz: 1999

Seller ID: 107699

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. Plastic comb binding. 50 rare pictures and graphics. 69 pages. Previous owner's name label inside. Chapters include Beginning of settlement, Early day transportation, Evolution of farming, (the) German connection, Sites of interest, Organizations & activities, Early day publishing, Continuing the history of the schools, Hangman Creek area. View more info

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Art of the Netsuke Carver, the

By: Meinertzhagen, Frederick

Price: $65.95

Publisher: Routledge and Kegan Paul: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 143472

Condition: Very Good


Book is in dark green cloth with lightly bumped corners. Previous owner's name on front end paper, a paperclip rust stain on inside front cover. 80 pages with about 25 in the back on glossy paper with numbered examples of netsuke from the author's collection, perhaps 8 examples per page in b&w photos. Binding is solid and square, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Dust jacket is in tatters with large open tears, now wrapped in a protective cover. The author, a London antique dealer, gives an historical and critical account both of the more notable individual netsuke ... View more info

Views and Vignettes of Virginia City in My Day

By: Nichols, Dorothy Young

Price: $55.95

Publisher: By Author: 1980

Edition: 2nd Ed.

Seller ID: 132123

Condition: Very Good


Large format 44 page booklet with two color cover and many b&w photos within. Many photos of historic homes, buildings, street scenes, schools, group photos of workers, school childeren, International Hotel, red light district, Chinese labor, etc, with captions. Copy of McKenney's Pacific Coast Directory 1886 - 7 listing establishments of the time at back. Cover coffee stained at top, corners very slightly worn, text/interior unmarked and Fine. View more info

Image for Looking Back: A Photo History of Cedar County

Looking Back: A Photo History of Cedar County

By: No Author

Price: $75.00

Publisher: West Branch Times: 1996

Seller ID: 075281

Condition: Fine


128 page b&w photo history: schools, local buildings, inside and out. giant pigs, local families, parades, etc. Oblong: 10 1/8"w x 7 3/4"h. Pictorial cover. View more info

Image for Attila "Peacemakers" Cyprus July 20 - Oct. 1 1974, The

Attila "Peacemakers" Cyprus July 20 - Oct. 1 1974, The

By: No Author

Price: $78.95

Publisher: Cyprus, Public Information Office: 1974

Seller ID: 137135

Condition: Near Fine


Book shows light wear to covers only with creaseless covers and spine, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Illustrated with very graphic photos of destruction caused by the bombing and Turkish invasion of Cyprus in 1974. 8 by 10.75 inches. 110 pages. Includes a timeline of the history of Cyprus, maps with a timeline of invading Turkish forces, dispersed population tables, newspaper clippings, U.N. statements, specific military capabilities, etc. View more info

Image for [African Market Literature] Teach Yourself Good English, Better Sentences, Good Letters and Compositions (For Schools and Colleges)

[African Market Literature] Teach Yourself Good English, Better Sentences, Good Letters and Compositions (For Schools and Colleges)

By: Okonkwo, R.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Ontisha, Nigeria, Do-Well Printing Press:

Seller ID: 144743

Condition: Very Good


Staple-bound pamphlet. 64 pages. No publication date shown; circa 1970. . A how-to pamphlet from Nigeria originally sold in West African market stalls, including the Onitsha Market (largest open-air market in Africa) in the sixties and seventies. Yellowing paper. "If you are able to read and know one English word everyday, in two years time you will become the master of English." View more info

Image for Theatre in Switzerland: Five Centuries of Stagecraft

Theatre in Switzerland: Five Centuries of Stagecraft

By: Schlapfer, Beat

Price: $125.95

Publisher: Switzerland, Pro Helvetia: 2001

Seller ID: 142443

ISBN: 3907622340

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition, as new. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 140 pages with b&w illustrations, color map at front. Contents include: Humanism and reformation -- theatre, an activity for the whole population, The Puritans' finest hour during the Counter Reformation -- the pastores vilify the theatre, The age of Enlightenment -- the arduous struggle for approval of theatricals, Regeneration and the young federal state -- an imported theatrical concept, Theatre for the peopl... View more info

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Schools of Indian Philosophical Thought

By: Swami Prajnanananda

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Calcutta, Firma K.L. Mukhopadhyay: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 133042

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 336 pages. Red cover shows some wear. View more info

Image for History and Folklore of the Whiteshell Park South

History and Folklore of the Whiteshell Park South

By: Zimmerman, Olive

Price: $240.00

Publisher: Manitoba, Olive Zimmerman: 1991

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 111378

ISBN: 1550990039

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. Signed by Olive Zimmerman on title page. Full green cloth boards. Contents: History: Background HIstory of the Whiteshell; Natural Resources 1930-1990; Whiteshell Winter Survery; Summer Employment; Address by J.G. Somers; Ranger's Story - Bruce Emes; Archaeology and You; Electric Power; Fish Hatchery; Highway-Building No. 44; Lake Names; Mining; Schools; Timber; Trapping; The Whiteshell; Whiteshell District Association Whiteshell Echo; Lake History: Winnitoba; C.P.R., Life along the; Nason; Barren; Caddy; Falcon; Junction 301 and Toniata Road... View more info