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Image for The Super-Athletes: a Record of the Limits of Human Strength, Speed, and Stamina

The Super-Athletes: a Record of the Limits of Human Strength, Speed, and Stamina

By: David P. Willoughby

Price: $47.50

Publisher: A. S. Barnes and Company: 1970

Seller ID: 141655

ISBN: 0498066517

Condition: Very Good


Book shows light wear with a ding at the top back cover edge, but quite clean overall. Covers in medium red cloth with silver embossed print Binding is solid and square, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Dust jacket shows wear at upper and lower spine, no tears, price clipped, now wrapped in clear protective cover. A bulky 665 pages, the book shows its muscle in a great many b&w photos of beach hijinks, circus feats, girls lifted, guys standing on other guys heads. Internaitonally oriented, and from way back: naked Greek boys wrestling, lots of impressive acrobatic s... 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

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Coco Chanel: The Legend and the Life

By: Picardie, Justine

Price: $8.75

Publisher: Dey St. / William Morrow: 2010

Seller ID: 144271

ISBN: 0062074172

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition with very light wear to 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. Heavily illustrated with photos, prints, designs, logos, ads. 343 pages. The story of Chanel begins with an abandoned child, as lost as a girl in a dark fairy tale. Unveiling remarkable new details about Gabrielle Chanel?s early years in a convent orphanage and her flight into unconventional adulthood, Justine Picardie explores what lies beneath the glossy surface of a mythic fa... View more info

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Ceramic Techniques

By: Rada, Pravoslav

Price: $14.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Hamlyn: 1989

Seller ID: 134247

ISBN: 0600561542

Condition: Very Good


Book shows light wear to covers only. Binding is straight, solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Dust jacket shows light edge wear, one 1/2" tear. Contents include: Ceramic batches and bodies, Pottery, Earthenware, Stoneware, Porcelain, Glazes, (making, firing, types, recipes), Colors, englobes and precious metals, pigments, salt solutions, slips, recipes, Modelling and moulding tools, figures, hollow wares, moulds, Forming, throwing, jigger and jolley, hand shaping, slip casting, Decoration techniques, Drying, Kilns and firing, etc. 208 pages, large format ... View more info