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Image for Jacob Epstein: Sculpture, Watercolors and Drawings from the Collection of Edward P. Schinman

Jacob Epstein: Sculpture, Watercolors and Drawings from the Collection of Edward P. Schinman

By: Barate, John J. (Director, Lowe Art Museum)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Coral Gables, Florida, Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami: 1971

Seller ID: 10475

Condition: Near Fine


Sixty-four page exhibition catalog published to accompany exhibitions at Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami and Danenberg-Roman Galleries in New York, New York. Sixty-four images of sculptures followed by a numbered list (65-117) of watercolors and drawings from the exhibition. Selected Bibliography and biography of Sir Jacob Epstein (1880-1959) included. Laid in is an invitation from Danenberg & Roman Galleries to preview the exhibition. 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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The Pylos Tablets: Texts of the Inscriptions Found, 1939-1954

By: Bennett, Emmett L., Jr. (Editor); Foreword by Carl W. Blegen

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey, Princeton University Press for the University of Cincinnati: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10409

Condition: Fair


Rough exterior with insect nibbling, slanted spine and paper loss on the spine, a small tear, and some corner wear. The interior is clean and has the previous owner's name inside the front cover and an embossed ownership seal on the title page. A serviceable reading copy. 252 pages with Index of the Ideographic Signs. This volume is a sequel to the Pylos Tablets: A Preliminary Transcription (1951). View more info

Image for Journal of Near Eastern Studies, Volume 59, Number 1, January 2000

Journal of Near Eastern Studies, Volume 59, Number 1, January 2000

By: Biggs, Robert D. (Editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago Press: 2000

Seller ID: 10410

Condition: Near Fine


Contents: A Genizah Letter from Rhodes Evidently Concerning the Reconquest of Crete; Rituals of Ebla II, ì-giš sag: A Purification Ritual or Anointing of the Head?; and Notes on Sumerian Sexual Lyric. 76 pages, including Book Reviews and an alphabetical list of books received. Ads in the back from this and other publishers' books and journals. View more info

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The Official Book of the Brittany Spaniel

By: Bissell, Nicky

Price: $17.50

Publisher: American Brittany Club, Inc.: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10375

Condition: Very Good


Spine slightly cocked. Foxing to the top edge of the page block. A few dog-eared pages. 366 pages plus Appendix (ABC National Trials, Classics, Shows, Futurity, Record Holders, Reference Books, and Definitions of Dog Terms) and Index (by Dog's Name with Year whelped, Sire, Dam, Owner, State). Contents include The "How To" Section and The History of the Breed. Illustrated with black and white photos. View more info

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The Book of the American Brittany

By: Bissell, Nicky

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Omaha, Nebraska, American Brittany Club, Inc.: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10376

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth with gilt-stamped emblem on the front cover and gilt lettering to the spine. Foxing to the top edge of the page block. Lower corner of the last 50 pages or so have a rippled appearance as if exposed to moisture, but staining is visible. 326 pages with Appendix (ABC National Trials, Classics, Shows, Futurity, Record Holders, Reference Books, and Definitions of Dog Terms) and Index (by Dog's Name with Year whelped, Sire, Dam, Owner, State). Contents divided into three sections. From the author's Preface: "The first contains revised and updated material from the author's The Official ... View more info

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Framework, Facies, and Oil-Trapping Characteristics of the Upper Continental Margin

By: Bouma, Arnold H., George T. Moore, and James M. Coleman (editors)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Tulsa, Oklahoma, The American Association of Petroleum Geologists: 1978

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 10481

ISBN: 0891810110

Condition: Near Fine


Brown, stiff-paper covers with gilt lettering to the spine and front cover. Light crease to the upper corner (first five or six pages). Previous owner stamp on top of first page. 326 pages, profusely illustrated, plus Index. 7.75 X 9.5 inches. This publication is based on papers presented at the 1976 AAPG Short Course, Beyond the Shelf Break, conducted at the New Orleans national meeting. Studies in Geology No. 7 from AAPG. View more info

Image for A Vision of Eden: The Life and Work of Marianne North (Published in collaboration with the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew)

A Vision of Eden: The Life and Work of Marianne North (Published in collaboration with the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew)

By: Brenan, J.P.M. (Preface); Anthony Huxley (Foreword); and Brenda E. Moon (Biographical Note)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Exeter, England, Web & Bower Publishers Limited: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10490

ISBN: 0906671183

Condition: Very Good


Mild wear to boards and a bit of light foxing to the first few pages, including the title page. Rest of the book is fine. Previous owner bookplate on the front pastedown. The dust jacket has a small amount of edge wear. Travel memoir of the Victorian botanical collector and painter, Marianne North. She traveled to every continent to collect plant specimens and produced more than 800 paintings, which are now housed at the Marianne North Gallery at Kew. This is an abridge version of her memoir, originally published in 1893 under the title, Recollections of a Happy Life. This volume was published... View more info

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The Making of a Moron

By: Brennan, Niall

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Sheed & Ward: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10415

Condition: Good


Spotting to the edges of the page block. The dust jacket is price-clipped, has edge wear, rubbing and several small ink stains. 189 pages. An account of experiments made to determine the effect on "normal" workers' mentality of routine jobs in factories. The author's inspiration for this social experiment came from factory work during World War I when "mentally defectives" replaced workers away at war with greater discipline and efficiency on the whole. View more info

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Heroes of the Dark Continent and How Stanley Found Emin Pasha

By: Buel, J.W.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Boston, Jas. H. Earle: 1890

Seller ID: 10492

Condition: Fair


Red cloth-covered boards with black and gold decoration and lettering. Shelf wear and worn corners. Minor insect nibbling. First signature (containing title page and part of the Introduction) is separated from the binding, but present. The rest of the book is solid, binding tight and square. 576 pages, illustrated with 500 engravings and colored plates and a fold-out map of Africa reproduced from John Ogilby's 1670 map. A 19th-century history of expeditions, exploration, and discovery in Africa. View more info

Image for The Beaver, Magazine of the North - Autumn 1981

The Beaver, Magazine of the North - Autumn 1981

By: Burgess, Helen (Editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Winnipeg, Canada, Hudson's Bay Company: 1981

Seller ID: 10491

Condition: Very Good


Chip to the bottom of the rear cover at spine. Light reading wear otherwise. Monthly publication with articles about places in Canada that the historic Hudson's Bay Company has been or is currently associated. Articles in this issue include: Nirkit: Good Food; Lord and Lady Aberdeen: Their Okanagan Ranches; Commerce, Civility and Old Sault Ste. Marie; Pacific Lagoon Afternoon; The Pangnirtung Tapestries; School Days at Willowbrook; The Reverend David Jones: Missionary at Red River 1823-38; Fort Dunvegan; and Book Reviews. 63 pages. View more info

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Golf Lessons from Sam Snead

By: Campbell, Bailey

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, Duell, Sloan & Pearce: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10506

Condition: Very Good


Mild shelf wear to boards. Rubbing, chipping, and tears to jacket. Protected now in a Mylar sleeve. 126 pages, illustrated. View more info

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My Three Lives

By: Carey, Mary

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Austin, Texas, Eakin Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 10487

ISBN: 1571681256

Condition: Near Fine


Creasing to jacket's front flap. Stated First Edition, number line 2 to 9. Memoir ranging from Great Depression-era Texas to frontier Alaska and her "lives" as a fugitive from justice to award-winning reporter. Lengthy inscription to a family friend on the half-title page. 443 pages, black and white photos. View more info

Image for Golf Shotmaking with Billy Casper

Golf Shotmaking with Billy Casper

By: Casper, Billy

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Norwalk, Connecticut, Golf Digest, Inc.: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10507

Condition: Very Good


Mild wear to book; dust jacket has some chipping and small stains on the rear panel. 176 pages, illustrated. Protected in a Mylar sleeve now. View more info

Image for Agatha Christie's Detectives: Five Complete Novels - The Murder at the Vicarage, Dead Man's Folly, Sad Cypress, Towards Zero, and N or M?

Agatha Christie's Detectives: Five Complete Novels - The Murder at the Vicarage, Dead Man's Folly, Sad Cypress, Towards Zero, and N or M?

By: Christie, Agatha

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Chatham River Press: 1982

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 10444

Condition: Very Good


Underlining of sentences here and there, with occasional margin notes, throughout the book. Pages are slightly browned around the edges. Genuine bonded leather with gilt and green decoration to the spine and front cover. All edges gilt, but faded. Marbled endpapers. 698 pages. View more info

Image for Monnaies XVIII. Vente Sur Offres. Date De Clôture : 19 juin 2003

Monnaies XVIII. Vente Sur Offres. Date De Clôture : 19 juin 2003

By: Clairand, Arnaud; Gouet, Samuel; Michel Prieur; Laurent Schmitt; and Stephan Sombart

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Paris, Les Chevau-Legers - C.G.F.: 2003

Seller ID: 10485

ISBN: 2903629358

Condition: Near Fine


Light creasing to rear cover. 756 pages, illustrations and Index. View more info

Image for Monnaies XI - Vente Sur Offres - Date De Clôture: 21 janvier 2002

Monnaies XI - Vente Sur Offres - Date De Clôture: 21 janvier 2002

By: Clairand, Arnaud; Michel Prieur; Laurent Schmitt; and Stephan Sombart

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Paris, Les Chevau-Legers - C.G.F.: 2002

Seller ID: 10484

ISBN: 2903629358

Condition: Very Good


Light rubbing to covers, rear corner crease. 628 pages, illustrations and Index. View more info

Image for Ride the Big Red Cars: The Pacific Electric Story

Ride the Big Red Cars: The Pacific Electric Story

By: Crump, Spencer

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Glendale, California, Trans-Anglo Books: 1988

Edition: Seventh Edition

Seller ID: 10510

ISBN: 0870460471

Condition: Near Fine


256 pages with Appendices and Index. Illustrated with numerous photos that help document the history of the Pacific Electric Railway in Southern California. Later Edition in clean, near fine condition. New to this edition is a listing of every major Pacific Electric interurban line, including details of the exact routes followed and when and how frequently the electric cars operated. View more info

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Don't Count My Lies

By: Danvers, Hollis

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, Vantage Press: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 10482

Condition: Near Fine


Light edge wear and some rubbing wear to the dust jacket. Signed by the author: "To Charley, Hollis 1964" Novel set in Texas between Houston and the Big Bend. Houston geologist Buck Buckley, connoisseur of Scotch and women (not necessarily in that order), goes to the Big Bend Ranch to solve a mystery. 165 pages. View more info

Image for The Scopes Trial - The World's Most Famous Court Trial: Tennessee Evolution Case (Special Edition for Members of the Notable Trials Library)

The Scopes Trial - The World's Most Famous Court Trial: Tennessee Evolution Case (Special Edition for Members of the Notable Trials Library)

By: Dershowitz, Alan (Introduction)

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Adams, Leslie B., Jr. Esq., M.A., J.D., LL.D.: 1990

Edition: Reprint of the Third Edition

Seller ID: 10427

Condition: Near Fine


Quarter-bound red leather and cloth with gilt decoration to the covers. Spine stamped in 22 karat gold. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Silk ribbon bookmark sewn into binding. Small scratch to the top-edge gilt, else Fine. 339 pages. Illustrated with a couple of black and white photos from the trial and a black and white frontispiece photo of the Rhea County Courthouse in Dayton, Tennessee. Reprinting of the Third Edition of 1925. View more info