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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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Little Rose of the Mesa (The Children of America Stories)

By: Brandeis, Madeline

Price: $8.41

Publisher: N Y, Grosset & Dunlap: 1935

Seller ID: 133597

Condition: Good


Blue cloth spine and pictorial paper-covered boards in bright colors. Map endpapers of central U.S.A. 155 pages. Black and white photographs. Edge wear to cover, especially at corners. Some spots and discoloration to cover. Previous owner's name. "Who painted the Painted Deser? Who salted the Great Salt Lake? Who petrified the Petrified Forest? The Indians said it was the Great Father. Thi is the story of the Southwest, which is full of extraordinary treasures made by Mother Nature, and also of interesting relics left by ancient man." View more info

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Little Jeanne of France (The Children of America Stories)

By: Brandeis, Madeline

Price: $14.95

Publisher: N Y, Grosset & Dunlap: 1929

Seller ID: 144825

Condition: Good


Blue cloth spine and pictorial paper-covered boards in bright colors. 192 pages. Black and white photographs. Edge wear to cover, especially at corners. Some spots and discoloration to cover. Previous owner's name and notes on endpaper. One torn page (see photo). View more info

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Houseboat: Reflections of North America`s Floating Homes. History, Architecture, and Lifestyles

By: Case, Ben; Betsy Dennis

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Seattle, WA, Smugglers Cove Publishing: 1977

Seller ID: 144525

ISBN: 0918484014

Condition: Very Good


A small hardback with the outer spine missing. Unpaginated. Approx. 110 pages. Oblong format: 9 1/2"w x 8 7/8"h. Many color photos. View more info

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The Jaguar's Children: Pre-Classic Central Mexico with A Maya Sculpture in Wood

By: Coe, Michael D.

Price: $42.75

Publisher: N. Y., Museum of Primitive Art: 1965

Seller ID: 143734

Condition: Near Fine


Exhibition catalogue in excellent condition in beige cloth with bumped back lower corner and very small impact mark top edge at spine. Otherwise FINE. Binding is solid and square, covers otherwise have sharp corners, exterior shows no other blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Dust jacket is price clipped, light edgewear and chipping at corners, 1" open tear top spine. 126 pages, heavily illustrated with a great many impressive b&w photos of human figures with large hips and over-size head and very expressive faces in clay, some bowls, various pottery. M... View more info

How the Swans Came to the Lake: A Narrative History of Buddhism in America

By: Fields, Rick

Price: $10.95

Publisher: Boston, Shambhala: 1992

Edition: 3

Seller ID: 144970

ISBN: 0877736316

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 434 pages. View more info

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For the Love of Trees An Arboreal Odyssey

By: Forster, Roy

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Roy Forster: 2010

Seller ID: 144041

ISBN: 0986644501

Condition: Fine


Book shows little to no wear of any kind, no edge wear, sharp corners. Text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Edge wear to dust jacket. Oblong format, 104 pages, 53 large, usually full page, color plates of Rorster's paintings. Chapters include Symbolism of trees, Egypt and beyond, Canada, North America, Later botanical travels, In business for 21 years, we provide excellent and responsive customer service and ship in protective packing material. View more info

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For the Love of Trees An Arboreal Odyssey

By: Forster, Roy

Price: $76.50

Publisher: By Author: 2010

Seller ID: 134279

ISBN: 0986644501

Condition: Fine


Book shows little to no wear of any kind, no edge wear, sharp corners. Text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Oblong format, 104 pages, 53 large, usually full page, color plates of Rorster's paintings. Chapters include Symbolism of trees, Egypt and beyond, Canada, North America, Later botanical travels, In business for 21 years, we provide excellent and responsive customer service and ship in protective packing material. View more info

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Archaeology of Prehistoric Native America: An Encyclopedia

By: Gibbon, Guy (ed.)

Price: $150.00

Publisher: N Y, Garland Publishing, Inc.: 1998

Seller ID: 122815

ISBN: 081530725X

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding. 941 pages. The Encyclopedia serves as a comprehensive and current introduction to the ancient societies that populated continental North America. The detailed Reader's Guide provides an overview of North American natural and cultural concepts, a discussion of the continent's pre-history, and a brief history of the study of archaeology in North America. Maps, a list of entries by cultural area and topical area, and an extensive index are invaluable ais to interested laypersons, to students,... View more info

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Architecture in Wood : A History of Wood Building and Its Techniques in Europe and North America

By: Hansen, Hans Jurgen

Price: $30.00

Publisher: N Y, A Studio Book / Viking Press: 1971

Seller ID: 144663

ISBN: 0670131482

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Small tears on edge worn dust jacket. Full red cloth boards show a half inch tear at top of spine. Previous owner's name inside. Large format: 9 7/8"w x 12"h. 288 pages. Many illustrations in color and black and white. View more info

Yukon's Women of Power: Political Pioneers in a Northern Canadian Colony

By: Hayden, Joyce

Price: $8.41

Publisher: Windwalker Press: 1999

Seller ID: 097458

ISBN: 0968626602

Condition: Very Good


703 pages, 20 chapters with one woman portrayed in each chapter. B&W photos. View more info

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Clamshell Railroad: America's Westernmost Line 1888 -- 1930

By: Jessett, Thomas E.

Price: $32.45

Publisher: Ilwaco, OR, Pacific Printing Co.:

Seller ID: 142481

Condition: Very Good


Book shows a little crunch at upper spine with a crease resulting, otherwise very light scuffing 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. 42 pages with b&w photo section. View more info

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Henry Hobson Richardson and the Small Public Library in America: A Study in Typology

By: Kenneth A. Breisch

Price: $45.00

Publisher: The MIT Press: 1997

Seller ID: 145173

ISBN: 0262024160

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition, as new in 1/4 blue cloth covers. 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 the slightest signs of shelf wear only, no tears. 354 pages with b&w illustrations throughout, floor plans, elevations, architectural detail. View more info

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The history of the carriage

By: Laszlo Tarr

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Arco Pub. Co: 1969

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 142249

ISBN: 0668018712

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. 331 pages, from the reference dept of the library, book is quite clean and well preserved. Book covers the history of the carriage from its origin, development of the wheel, then in Sumer, Elam, to the Middle East, the spoked wheel, Babylon, Egypt, the war-chariot, the indus, China, the European carriage, the Greeks, Stoveheenge, trundhlm, skallerup, the Etruscans, through the "discovery of America" the development of the coach, luxury vehicles, and mode... View more info

That Devlin'Tune: A Jazz History, 1900--1950

By: Lowe, Allen

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, Music and Arts Programs of America, Inc.: 2001

Seller ID: 123446

ISBN: 1931388008

Condition: Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding. 310 pages. This book has several unintentionally blank pages (305, 308 and 309 in the index). View more info

Spanish Central America: A Socioeconomic History, 1520-1720

By: MacLeod, Murdo

Price: $8.41

Publisher: Berkeley, University of California Press: 1973

Seller ID: 125582

ISBN: 0520021371

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding. 554 pages. View more info

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Cinema Under the Stars: America's Love Affair with Drive-In Movie Theaters

By: McKeon, Elizabeth ; Linda Everett

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Nashville, Tennessee, Cumberland House Publishing: 1998

Seller ID: 142037

ISBN: 158182002X

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 100 pages. 8"w x 9 7/8"h. Many color and b&w photos. View more info

Old Diary Leaves The History of the Theosophical Society: First Series: America 1874 - 1878

By: Olcott, Henry Steel

Price: $18.50

Publisher: India, Theosophical Publishing: 1974

Seller ID: 141885

Condition: Good


Book is in fine mesh yellow cloth with black print on spine only. Binding is solid and square, exterior shows light wear only. Text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 490 pages. View more info

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Cuba, America and the Sea: The Story of the Immigrant Boat Analuisa and 500 Years of History between Cuba and America

By: Roorda, Eric Paul

Price: $14.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Mystic Seaport Museum, Inc.: 2006

Seller ID: 138602

ISBN: 0939510987

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 173 pages. Full black cloth boards. 8 3/4"w x 9 3/4"h. Many b&w illustrations. Large taped tear on dust jacket. View more info

Canadian Sikhs: History, Religion, and Culture of Sikhs in North America

By: Singh, Narindar

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Canadian Sikhs' Studies Institute: 1994

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 109443

ISBN: 0969847009

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Slight underlining and marking on some pages. Cover a bit worn and creased. Contents: The Sikhs: Punjab Context; Early Sikh Settlers: Difficulties and Challenges of Pioneers; The Quiet Years; Post World War II; Problems and Conflicts; Professions and Economy; Educational Pursuits; Development of Sikh Literature; Community Institutions; Recent Events; Future of Sikhs in Canada; Appendices. 298 pages. View more info