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Image for Portrait and Biographical Album of Vermilion County, Illinois Indexed

Portrait and Biographical Album of Vermilion County, Illinois Indexed

By: N/A

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Owensboro, Kentucky, MacDowell Publications: 1981

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 08962

Condition: Very Good


Mild shelf wear. Previous owner name and pencil notes on the front endpapers. Solid, clean copy. Facsimile reprint of the original 1889 edition. This reprint edition includes an Index of names, a valuable addition to this history. This text was reprinted and indexed by the Illeana Genealogical and Historical Society. The original text is subtitled: Full Page Portraits and Biographical Sketches of Prominent and Representative Citizens of the County. 770 pages, with illustrated portraits and some fold-out illustrations. View more info

Image for The Economic Summit: A Pictorial History of the Economic Summit of Industrialized Nations 1975-1990 - Houston 1990

The Economic Summit: A Pictorial History of the Economic Summit of Industrialized Nations 1975-1990 - Houston 1990

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Charlottesville, Virginia, Thomasson-grant, Inc.: 1990

Seller ID: 04635

ISBN: 0934738742

Condition: Fine


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Image for Historical New Hampshire Volume 52, Nos. 1&2 Spring/Summer 1997

Historical New Hampshire Volume 52, Nos. 1&2 Spring/Summer 1997

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Concord, New Hampshire, New Hampshire Historical Society: 1997

Seller ID: 04708

Condition: Fine


Has address label on back cover for previous owner. Articles include: Fencing ye Tables: Scotch-Irish Ethnicity and the gravestones of John Wight; Essays on Man: The Belknap-Hazard Correspondence; and Major Isaac Butterfield of Westmoreland and His Surrender at the Cedars, 1776. View more info

Image for Le monde vivant des atolls: Polynésie française Tuamotu - Gambier

Le monde vivant des atolls: Polynésie française Tuamotu - Gambier

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Paris, Musée de l'Homme: 1972

Seller ID: 00707

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff wraps (soft cover) in pictorial jacket with some edge & corner wear and a few minor chips. Publications de la société des océanistes, No. 28. Natural history of the French Polynesian atolls in the Tuamotu-Gambier archipelagos. Illustrated with numerous color plates, black & white photographs, drawings, and charts. 148 pages. French text. View more info

Image for Focus on Switzerland, Four Volumes: The Landscapes, History and Institutions, Cultural Life, and the Economy

Focus on Switzerland, Four Volumes: The Landscapes, History and Institutions, Cultural Life, and the Economy

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Lausanne, Swiss Office for the Development of Trade: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 06860

Condition: Near Fine


A set of four volumes sponsored by the Coordinating Committee for the Presence of Switzerland Abroad. Text in English. All volumes have illustrated covers and endpapers, with numerous articles and illustrations in each volume. Lacking the slipcase. 8.25 by 8.25 inches square. View more info

Image for The Scottish Genealogist: Vol. XXIV, No. 2 - June 1977

The Scottish Genealogist: Vol. XXIV, No. 2 - June 1977

By: N/A

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Edinburgh, Scotland, Scottish Genealogy Society: 1977

Seller ID: 10574

Condition: Near Fine


Quarterly Journal of the Scottish Genealogy Society, pp. 29-56. In this issue: Report of the Council 1975-76, Thomas Currie Kinniburgh, Old Scottish Clockmakers, and more. Several paper items laid in: National Library of Scotland circular for the Main Reading Room, Correspondence on Scottish Genealogy Society letterhead, and a 1977 Genealogy Tour to Britain schedule. View more info

Image for The Yellow Jacket 1945, Alvin (Texas) High School Golden Anniversary Yearbook 1895-1945

The Yellow Jacket 1945, Alvin (Texas) High School Golden Anniversary Yearbook 1895-1945

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: 1945

Seller ID: 09382

Condition: Very Good


Light wear, some rubbing to the front cover. Internally sound and clean. No writing found inside. Class pictures, activities, and lots of ads for local businesses. Alvin Junior High School and Elementary School classes are also featured. Includes a history of the high school and several pages of then-current photographs of the school (good historical reference now). The endpapers are illustrated by Pete Gutierrez with a drawn map of the city of Alvin. View more info

Image for The Scottish Genealogist: Vol. XXVI, No. 2 - June 1979

The Scottish Genealogist: Vol. XXVI, No. 2 - June 1979

By: N/A

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Edinburgh, Scotland, Scottish Genealogy Society: 1979

Seller ID: 10578

Condition: Near Fine


Quarterly Journal of the Scottish Genealogy Society, pp. 29-60. In this issue: Report of Council, Some Steeles in Lesmahagow and their Descendants, book reviews, and more. View more info

Hoofbeats, Heartbeats & Heroes : The 65-Year-Old Legacy of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Dallas, Texas, Heritage Publishing, Inc.: 1997

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 01446

ISBN: 1879234424

Condition: Fine


A beautifully designed book on the history of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo from its money-losing inception in 1932, as the Houston Fat Stock Show, to 1997 with its flashy entertainment and the millions of dollars generated for youth scholarships. This book is not only about the events and the performers, but also about the people who have made it possible and continue to make each year's event a little better than the last. Glossy paper, 87 pages, illustrated with many black & white and color photographs. Chapters include History, Trail Rides, Rodeo Run, Parade, World's Championship Ba... View more info

Cheng-III and Arch Music Club: History of Taiwan, a Case Study of Drama

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: National Center for Traditional Arts: 2001

Seller ID: 05632

ISBN: 9570285826

Condition: Near Fine


Bumping to the lower corner of some pages, else a fine copy. 265 pages, Chinese text with photos throughout. Title page has bookstore stamp and an oval stamp in blue ink from the Center of the Taipei Economic & Cultural Office in Houston. This stamp also appears at the rear of the book and on the fore-edge of the page block. View more info

Image for Progress of Nations: The Story of the World and Its Peoples from the Dawn of History to the Present Day - 10 Volume Set

Progress of Nations: The Story of the World and Its Peoples from the Dawn of History to the Present Day - 10 Volume Set

By: N/A

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Chicago, Department of Rehabilitation, Disabled American Veterans of the World War: 1930

Seller ID: 06635

Condition: Very Good


Decorated leatherette. Each volume has a moderate amount of shelf wear and rubbing at the extremities. The bindings are all tight and square. Previous owner name written on the endpapers of some volumes. Volume I contains dedication pages, which are loose and laid in at the title page. National Patron of Honor Edition registered in the name of the book's original owner (J.G. Bischoff, same name written on front endpapers). Contains what appears to be the printed signature of the National Commander of the Disabled American Veterans of the World War. Volumes I through VIII were published in 1930... View more info

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Alaska Whales and Whaling

By: N/A

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Anchorage, Alaska, Alaska Geographic Society: 1978

Seller ID: 03620

ISBN: 0882401149

Condition: Very Good


Light reading wear. No marks, stains, or tears. 143 pp., illustrated. Includes a section of articles on the history of whaling in Alaska, i.e., The Arctic Whaling Disaster of 1897. View more info

Image for This is Japan 1966 [Number 13]

This is Japan 1966 [Number 13]

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Japan, Asahi Shimbun Publishing Company: 1965

Seller ID: 05883

Condition: Very Good


Some small pinhole marks and slight wear to spine. Slight wear at the tail of the spine. Slipcase in 1960s tie-dye painted cloth with paper labels on front, containing the title, and on the spine, containing the title and volume number. The spine label is barely starting to peel. Light wear with light, scattered spotting or foxing to the cloth. English language tourism magazine. Large, heavy publication, 447 pages with Index of Advertisers. Numerous articles and photos about Japan, its people, history, culture, and lifestyles. Number 13 of an annual publication that began in 1954 and ended in ... View more info

Image for Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey 1946 Route Book: The Greatest Show on Earth

Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey 1946 Route Book: The Greatest Show on Earth

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Sarasota, Florida, Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey: 1946

Edition: Limited Printing

Seller ID: 10272

Condition: Good


Stapled wrappers with rubbing wear, edge wear, and some creasing to the covers. Tear along head of spine to first staple (about half-an-inch). 61 pages, illustrated with photos. Contents include a poem by Henry Gillen titled "Old Doc Ringling;" historical article by Bill Chipman titled "Through the Years With a Great American Tradition;" Officers of the Corporation; the 1946 Route; Statistics; Program of the 1946 Performance; Circus Officers, Directors and Personnel for 1946; Circus Kings of All Time; Ringling Routes 1884-1918; and Operations for 1946. View more info

Image for CANADA 1867-1967: The Founders and Guardians (Fathers of Confederation, Governors General, Prime Ministers: A Collection of Biographical Sketches and Portraits)

CANADA 1867-1967: The Founders and Guardians (Fathers of Confederation, Governors General, Prime Ministers: A Collection of Biographical Sketches and Portraits)

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Centennial Commission: 1968

Seller ID: 08638

Condition: Near Fine


145 pages with illustrations of various historical political and governmental figures drawn by Irma Coucill. Large book, 10 X 13 inches. May require additional postage for expedited or international delivery from the US. Please inquire for exact rate. View more info

Image for Montana: The Magazine of Western History, Volume XVIII, No. 1, January 1968 (Winter Issue)

Montana: The Magazine of Western History, Volume XVIII, No. 1, January 1968 (Winter Issue)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Helena, Montana, Montana Historical Society: 1968

Seller ID: 04443

Condition: Good


Edge wear, rubbing to the covers, corner crease on the front cover. Clean. 91 pages. Many illustrations. Charles M. Russell painting reproduced for the front cover; rear cover features a full color lithographic print of Russell's "The Sentinel." Articles include: Radical Rule in Montana, John Pershing at Fort Assiniboine, The Hazen Inspections of 1866, Cyrus E. Dallin: Sculptor of Indians, Helena's Fabulous Business Blocks, Lord Selkirk's Red River Colony, Last Journey of John Stands in Timber, and reviews of Western books and letters to the editor. View more info

Image for Thirty-Fifth Annual Report of the City of Burlington, VT for the Year Ending December 31, 1899

Thirty-Fifth Annual Report of the City of Burlington, VT for the Year Ending December 31, 1899

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Burlington, Vermont, Free Press Association, Printers and Binders: 1900

Seller ID: 07899

Condition: Good


Old ink stains to the front cover. Some rubbing and age toning overall. Sunned or discolored spine. Binding tight and square. Clean interior. 224 pages with Index. Illustrated with tables. Reports on various city departments and vital statistics. Robert Roberts was mayor. View more info

Image for Town of Weston: Births, Deaths and Marriages 1707-1850; Gravestones 1703-1900; Church Records 1709-1825

Town of Weston: Births, Deaths and Marriages 1707-1850; Gravestones 1703-1900; Church Records 1709-1825

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, McIndoe Bros., Printers: 1901

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08976

Condition: Good


No additional printings indicated, assumed first edition. Dark blue cloth with gilt lettering to the spine and gilt decoration on the front cover. Discoloration to the boards, but the binding is square and tight. Slight waviness toward the end of the text block (last 50 pages or so). Pencil note on the fly page. 649 pages, including the following: Appendix to the Church Records (Out-of-town Baptisms from the Fly-leaves of the Church Books Kept by the Revd. William Williams), Addenda-Account of the Cent Society, with names of more than 125 women in Weston in the years 1814-1818; Gleanings from... View more info

Image for Automatic Musical Instruments for Sale, Catalogue No. 10, August 1969

Automatic Musical Instruments for Sale, Catalogue No. 10, August 1969

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Santa Fe Springs, California, Hathaway and Bowers, Inc.: 1969

Seller ID: 09652

Condition: Very Good


Very mild age wear. A nice, clean copy. Pictorial, stiff paper covers. 66 pages, stapled, with numerous black and white images of automatic musical instruments for sale. Interesting history and a good reference for the collector. View more info

Image for The Rice Institute Pamphlet Vol. XXXVII No.1 April 1950 : Studies in History

The Rice Institute Pamphlet Vol. XXXVII No.1 April 1950 : Studies in History

By: N/A

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Houston, Texas, Rice Institute: 1950

Seller ID: 04927

Condition: Very Good


Some edge tears to oversized wrappers. Contents: Treason and Related Offenses in the Anglo-Saxon Dooms; Religious Disputation in Tudor England; A Frontier Interlude: Timothy Pickering and the Wyoming Valley; and Judicial Highlights of Civil Rights. View more info