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Image for Miss Spokane: Elegant Ambassadors and Their City

Miss Spokane: Elegant Ambassadors and Their City

By: Bamonte, Tony and Suzanne Schaeffer Bamonte (SIGNED)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Spokane, Washington, Tornado Creek Publications: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 06158

ISBN: 0965221962

Condition: Near Fine


Several pages have a small crease at the lower corner. Signed by both authors on the half-title page. 352 pages with Index and numerous black & white photographs that document the history of the Miss Spokane pageant as well as the history of Spokane, Washington. Marguerite Motie was the first Miss Spokane, selected in 1912. View more info

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Conoco: 125 years of energy

By: Banham, Russ

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Lyme, Connecticut, Greenwich Publishing Group, Inc.: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08613

ISBN: 0944641385

Condition: Fine


276-page oil and gas company history, illustrated, with Index. View more info

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The Story of Little Black Sambo, with Twenty-seven Illustrations

By: Bannerman, Helen

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Henry Altemus Company: 1918

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 09121

Condition: Fair


A title in the Wee Books for Wee Folks series. Publication date not stated, but 1918 per Cary Sternick's "The Henry Altemus Company: A History and Pictorial Bibliography," (2005). Cloth spine split along the rear cover side. Edge wear, worn corners, and a small piece of the green letter "O" in SAMBO on the front cover is missing. Hinges just starting to crack. A child's name is written in the ownership space printed on the front free endpaper. Otherwise, the pages are free of any writing, but some show a slight soiling. Sixty-three pages followed by four pages of the publisher'... View more info

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Flags of the World

By: Barraclough, E.M.C. and W.G. Crampton

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne: 1978

Edition: Revised

Seller ID: 04952

ISBN: 0723220158

Condition: Near Fine


Clean copy, no marks. 250 pages with Bibliography and Index. Standard reference on the subject. Illustrated. View more info

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History of the Montview Boulevard Presbyterian Church, Denver, Colorado 1902-1932

By: Barrett, William L.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Denver, Montview Church (Session on the Thirtieth Anniversary of the Organization): 1932

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 08066

Condition: Very Good


Mild wear at the extremities. Clean and tight copy. 168 pages with black and white photos and a list of the membership as of November 2, 1932. Signed: "With the compliments of Rev. and Mrs. William L. Barrett." View more info

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Mary Cassatt: Modern Woman

By: Barter, Judith A.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, The Art Institute of Chicago in Association with Harry N. Abrams Inc.: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08689

ISBN: 0810940892

Condition: Near Fine


Faint smudge to top edge of book. The dust jacket's rear panel shows rubbing discoloration in places along with some light scratches. Otherwise a nice, clean copy, with no writing or marks. 376-page Exhibition Catalog for "Mary Cassatt: Modern Woman," which opened in Chicago October 10, 1998 and later traveled to Boston and Washington, D.C. Contributing writers include Erica E. Hirshler, George T.M. Shackleford, Kevin Sharp, Harriet K. Stratis, and Andrew J. Walker. Illustrated throughout, with a separate section of plates, plus the following: Checklist, Chronology, Lifetime Exhibitio... View more info

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Little Journeys Around Old Philadelphia

By: Barton, George

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, The Peter Reilly Co.: 1936

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 10320

Condition: Very Good


Brown cloth stamped in black lettering. In a clear, protective wrapper. Minor edge wear, light foxing to the fore-edge and bottom edge of the page block. Some browning to the endpapers. [xiv] pp. 17-325, black and white plates. Inscribed on the front free endpaper to colleague Eleanor Morton (a.k.a. Leah Morton and Elizabeth Gertrude Stern), a Philadelphia author and columnist. Association copy, reprint of the 1925 first edition. View more info

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The Story of All Saints Chapel - Austin, Texas 1900-1950

By: Battle, William James

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Austin, Texas, The Associated Women of All Saints Chapel: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09358

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth with gilt lettering. Light foxing to the top edge of the page block and the last few pages as well. Previous owner stamp on the front free endpaper. 117 pages with black and white photographs. A sharp copy despite a few minor flaws. View more info

Image for Beyond Velikovsky: The History of a Public Controversy

Beyond Velikovsky: The History of a Public Controversy

By: Bauer, Henry H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Urbana, Illinois, University of Illinois Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09055

ISBN: 025201104x

Condition: Fine


Couple of tiny nicks to the upper corners of the dust jacket, as well as rubbing wear along the rear flap fold. Clean, tight copy. 354 pages with References and Index. View more info

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Doctors: Made in America

By: Bauer, M.D., Edward Louis

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J.B. Lippincott: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 07247

Condition: Very Good


Minor wear to book and jacket. Some rubbing to jacket. Author signature on the front free endpaper. Previous owner inscriptions on the following half-title page. 370 pages with Appendixes, Bibliography, and Index of Proper Names. Illustrated. History of American medical education, with a particular focus on Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia. View more info

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America - Two Hundred Years

By: Baxter, Norman

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Houston, Texas, Bank of the Southwest: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10437

Condition: Near Fine


A few light marks to the front cover, else Fine. Spiral-bound, 107 unnumbered pages featuring Norman Baxter's line drawings that commemorate America's Bicentennial. Houston's Bank of the Southwest commissioned Baxter, of Baxter + Korge, Inc., to produce this collection of drawings that convey America's rich heritage. View more info

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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Volume 29, Number 1, Winter 1999; Special Issue: The Cultural Work of Medieval Theater: Ritual Practice in England, 1350-1600

By: Beckwith, Sarah

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Durham, North Carolina, Duke University Press: 1999

Seller ID: 07967

Condition: Near Fine


206 pages. Illustrations. View more info

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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Volume 32, Number 2, Spring 2002; Open-Topic Issue

By: Beckwith, Sarah and Annabel Wharton

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Durham, North Carolina, Duke University Press: 2002

Seller ID: 07973

Condition: Good


Rear cover and the last several pages are wrinkled. May have been exposed to exposure, though stains are evident. 228-426 pages. Some articles in this issue include: The Invisible Spouse: Henry VI, Arthur, and the Fifteenth-Century Subject and The Act of Libel: Conscripting Civic Space in Early Modern England. View more info

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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Volume 30, Number 2, Spring 2000; Open-Topic Issue

By: Beckwith, Sarah and Annabel Wharton

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Durham, North Carolina, Duke University Press: 1999

Seller ID: 07970

Condition: Near Fine


186-430 pages. Some articles in this issue include: House Arrest: Modern Archives and Medieval Manuscripts; Topography as Historiography: Petrarch, Chaucer, and the Making of Medieval Rome; Witch-speak in Late Elizabethan Docu-fiction; and Circumcising Donne: The 1633 Poems and Readerly Desire. View more info

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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Volume 33, Number 1, Winter 2003

By: Beckwith, Sarah and Annabel Wharton

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Durham, North Carolina, Duke University Press: 2001

Seller ID: 04002

Condition: Fine


Pages 1-210. Some articles in this issue include: The Remains of the Jew: Imperial Christian Identity in the Late Ancient Holy Land; Reading Queenship in Cynewulf's Elene; and King Arthur in America: Making Space in History for The Faerie Queene and John Dee's Brytanici Imperii Limites. View more info

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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Volume 31, Number 2, Spring 2001; Open-Topic Issue

By: Beckwith, Sarah and Annabel Wharton

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Durham, North Carolina, Duke University Press: 2001

Seller ID: 07972

Condition: Near Fine


214-442 pages. Some articles in this issue include: Making History: The Rhetorical and Historical Occasion of Elizabeth Tudor's Coronation Entry; Elizabeth, Mercilla, and the Rhetoric of Spencer's Faerie Queene; and Ashes and "the Archive": The London Fire of 1666, Partisanship, and Proof. View more info

Image for Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Volume 29, Number 2, Spring 1999; Open-Topic  Issue

Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Volume 29, Number 2, Spring 1999; Open-Topic Issue

By: Beckwith, Sarah and Annabel Wharton

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Durham, North Carolina, Duke University Press: 1999

Seller ID: 07968

Condition: Near Fine


212-426 pages. Some of the articles include: A Body in Question: Aging, Community, and Gender in Medieval Iceland; Speculum of the Courtly Lady: Women, Love, and Clothes; and Saint Teresa's Problematic Patrons. View more info

Image for Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Volume 28, Number 3, Fall 1998; Special Issue: Body/Matter/Spirit

Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Volume 28, Number 3, Fall 1998; Special Issue: Body/Matter/Spirit

By: Beckwith, Sarah and Annabel Wharton

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Durham, North Carolina, Duke University Press: 1998

Seller ID: 07966

Condition: Near Fine+


Pages 494-661, with a few illustrations. Some of the articles include: Witches who Steal Penises: Impotence and Illusion in Malleus maleficarum; Pregnancy and Productivity: The Imagery of Female Monasticism within and Beyond the Cloister Walls; and The Matter of Italy: Sodomy and the Scandal of Style in Sixteenth-Century France. View more info

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Das Wiener Opernhaus 1869 Bis 1945

By: Beetz, Dr. Wilhelm

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Zurich, Panorama: 1949

Seller ID: 07573

Condition: Good


Edge wear, shelf wear. Some ink notation on several pages. Previous owner bookplate and place and date of acquisition--Vienna, 1950. The dust jacket is rubbed and stained and has some small nicks and tears to the edges. Protected now in a new Mylar archival cover. History of the Vienna Opera House. 254 pages followed by a section of 99 black and white plates that illustrate the text. GERMAN LANGUAGE TEXT. View more info

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The Festive Tradition: Table Decoration and Desserts in America, 1650-1900

By: Belden, Louise (SIGNED)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, W.W. Norton & Company: 1983

Edition: Second Printing

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 05436

ISBN: 0393016188

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by the author on the title page. 340 pages with Recipes, Notes, Glossary, Selected Bibliography, and Index. Numerous illustrations throughout. Rich historical detail from the former curator of the Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum. View more info