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Image for 50: The University of Hawaii 1907-1957 - Higher Education in the Pacific - A Foundation for Freedom (with Ephemera Related to the 1957 Summer Session)

50: The University of Hawaii 1907-1957 - Higher Education in the Pacific - A Foundation for Freedom (with Ephemera Related to the 1957 Summer Session)

By: Nickerson, Thomas

Price: $85.00

Publisher: The University of Hawaii - Office of Publications and Information: 1957

Seller ID: 10771

Condition: Very Good


Stapled wraps, partial pictorial covers. Wear along the spine and darkening to the fore-edge of the publication. 56 pages documenting the 50-year history of the university. Numerous black and white photographs are included. Accompanying this history is a six-page course schedule with one-page supplement for the 1957 summer session and two other publications related to the 1957 summer session (public lectures and informational newsletter). Both are age-toned and have old tape marks. A scarce publication with related ephemera celebrating the 50-year history of the university in the Territory of ... View more info

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New German Critique Number 39, Fall 1986 - Second Special Issue on Walter Benjamin

By: Wohlfarth, Irving (Guest Editor for this Issue)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee: 1986

Seller ID: 10770

Condition: Good


Sharp, clean copy, but an ex-library copy with the usual markings--spine label, ink stamp from the Goethe Institute Library in Houston on the Dedication page, and a card pocket affixed inside the rear cover. No other library markings or indications found. Lower corner of the last ten pages show a small amount of moisture staining; the rest of the book is unaffected. 232 pages with several photographs and illustrations. View more info

Image for Soviet Casualties and Combat Losses in the Twentieth Century

Soviet Casualties and Combat Losses in the Twentieth Century

By: Krivosheev, Colonel-General G.F.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Greenhill Books: 1997

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 10769

ISBN: 1853672807

Condition: Fine


English translation from the original 1993 Russian by Christine Barnard, with a new Foreword Professor John Erickson. 290 pages illustrated with detailed figures and tables. "This comprehensive technical reference book details Soviet casualties and losses in wars, military actions and conflicts throughout the twentieth century from the 1918 civil war to Afghanistan." View more info

Image for Whiting Fish Color Plate from "A History of the Fishes of the British Islands" (1862-1865)

Whiting Fish Color Plate from "A History of the Fishes of the British Islands" (1862-1865)

By: Couch, Jonathan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Groombridge and Sons: 1865

Seller ID: 10768

Condition: Very Good


Color plate of a whiting fish, by Jonathan Couch (1789-1870), a physician, natural historian, and artist, from his four-volume history "A History of the Fishes of the British Islands" (1862-1865). Measures 6 X 9.75 inches (15.5 X 25 cm). The top edge is rough with binding marks. Acquired in this condition as a single plate from one of the aforementioned volumes. Reverse side blank. Overall nice condition. View more info

Image for A Taste of Hawaii: New Cooking from the Crossroads of the Pacific

A Taste of Hawaii: New Cooking from the Crossroads of the Pacific

By: Josselin, Jean-Marie

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Stewart Tabori & Chang: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 10767

ISBN: 1556701918

Condition: Near Fine


224 pages of recipes from one of Hawaii's most acclaimed chefs-- French-trained Jean-Marie Josselin. Includes Appendix (Conversions, Ingredients, Substitutions, etc.) and Index. Beautifully illustrated with fifty full-page color photographs by Martin Jacobs and artist Coco Masuda's colorful two-page spreads introducing each chapter. Signed by the author/chef on the front free endpaper: "For ___, Mahalo for your support with Hawaii regional cuisine. Jean Marie Josselin." Oversized book that will require extra postage for expedited or international delivery. View more info

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The Pleasures of Reading in an Ideological Age

By: Alter, Robert Edmond

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10763

ISBN: 067162783X

Condition: Near Fine


Barely a trace of wear, if any. Sharp, clean copy. 250 pages with Notes and Index. View more info

Image for Rock Paintings at Hueco Tanks State Historical Park

Rock Paintings at Hueco Tanks State Historical Park

By: Sutherland, Kay, Ph.D.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10762

ISBN: 096367658X

Condition: Near Fine


Assumed First Edition, as no other printings are indicated. Sticker shadow and a bit of rubbing on the front and rear covers, otherwise a fine copy in stapled, pictorial covers. 8 1/2 inches square. 26 pages, illustrated with photographs of the 1930s watercolor renderings of the historic site's paintings by Forrest Kirkland. Anthropologist Dr. Sutherland writes of the art on the painted rocks and the hidden meanings and religious connections to ancient Mexico and southwestern Pueblo culture. View more info

Image for Society and Thought in America: A Social and Intellectual History of the American People - Two Volumes

Society and Thought in America: A Social and Intellectual History of the American People - Two Volumes

By: Wish, Harvey

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Longman's, Green and Company: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10761

Condition: Very Good


VOLUME I: Early America through 1865, published in 1950, First Edition. Paper clip impression at the top of the first few pages. Mild wear to boards, clean interior, and dust jacket with darkened spine, large chips at the spine ends and a few chips to the top edge. 612 pages with Bibliography and Index, illustrated. VOLUME II: Modern America from 1865, published in 1952, First Edition. Faint spotting or tiny stains to the top edge. The jacket has a darkened spine, large chips at the spine ends and a few chips to the edges and corners. 618 pages with Select Bibliography, illustrated. The jacket... View more info

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A Pilgrimage in America

By: Beltrami, J.C.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Chicago, Quadrangle: 1962

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 10760

Condition: Good


Light foxing to the edges of the page block. Scattered foxing throughout the book. Minor wear to the dust jacket. This title in the publisher's Americana Classics series is a reprint of the first edition published in English in 1828. The subject matter is summarized in the subtitle: Leading to the Discovery of the Sources of the Mississippi and Bloody River; with a Description of the Whole Course of the Former, and of the Ohio. From the dust jacket: "This is the only account of its kind of the upper Mississippi frontier as seen through the eyes of a cultured and educated cosmopolitan." That wo... View more info

Image for Forgotten Battlefield of the First Texas Revolution: The Battle of Medina, August 18, 1813

Forgotten Battlefield of the First Texas Revolution: The Battle of Medina, August 18, 1813

By: Schwarz, Ted; Robert Thonhoff (Editor and Annotator)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, Eakin Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 10759

ISBN: 0890155194

Condition: Near Fine


Just a touch of shelf wear. Some pencil notation from the previous owner on the copyright page and address label of W.E. Belt of Flatonia, Texas on the dedication page. The dust jacket has edge wear, creases, and tears. The bottom edge of the front panel has a small piece torn out that affects the editor's last name printed near the bottom. Protected now in a Mylar sleeve. Limitation copy (56/175) that includes a postal cancellation on the half-title page with slogan tied to two Texas-related postage stamps: 3-cent Texas Centennial (1936) and a 22-cent San Jacinto 1836 stamp (1986). The circle... View more info

Image for William Byrd: The London Diary 1717-1721 and Other Writings

William Byrd: The London Diary 1717-1721 and Other Writings

By: Byrd, William II; Edited By Louis B. Wright and Marion Tinling

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10758

Condition: Good


Gray-blue cloth covers with shelf wear and rubbing wear to the covers and spine. Light foxing to the edges of the page block. Binding is solid-tight and straight. The dust jacket shows edge wear, a bit of foxing noticeable on the rear panel, and several small stains on the front panel. Housed in a protective Mylar sleeve now. 647 pages with Index and frontispiece portrait of Byrd. The diary is preceded by a 44-page biographical introduction: The Life of William Byrd of Virginia 1674-1744, by Louis B. Wright, and followed by chapters on other writings beyond the years covered in the London diar... View more info

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Oil History: A Selected & Annotated Bibliography

By: Neff, E. Richard (compiled By)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Houston, Texas, International Association of Drilling Contractors: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10757

ISBN: 0964831406

Condition: Fine


373 pages with Author and Subject Indexes. Contents in three parts: Histories, Biographies, Companies. Clean, sharp copy. Fine. View more info

Image for Ground - Tierra

Ground - Tierra

By: Araujo, Joaquin

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Barcelona, Lunwerg Editores: 2008

Seller ID: 10756

ISBN: 8497857232

Condition: Fine


166 pages, lavishly illustrated with photographs celebrating the International Year of the Earth. Index of photos follows the text. Spanish and English text. Edición a cargo de Andrés Gamboa; [traducción: Richard Rees]. Scarce; OCLC locates no copies. View more info

Image for A Fifty Year History of the Frank Shepard Company: Legal Bibliography and Shepard's Citations

A Fifty Year History of the Frank Shepard Company: Legal Bibliography and Shepard's Citations

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, The Frank Shepard Company: 1923

Seller ID: 10753

Condition: Good


Red cloth covers with black stamping on the front cover, including "Property of South Texas School of Law, Y.M.C.A. Foxing to the first few and last few pages and rear endpapers. 78 pages with black and white photos illustrating production methods during the fifty year history of the legal publishing company. Frontispiece portrait of Frank Shepard (1848-1900). The title page includes the following: A Record of Fifty Years of Specializing in a Field that is of First Importance to the Bench and Bar of the United States - An Insight into the Embellishment that has Grown from Small Beginnings to t... View more info

Image for Trade Prices Current of American First Editions 1936-1937 and 1937-1938

Trade Prices Current of American First Editions 1936-1937 and 1937-1938

By: R.R. Bowker Company

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, R.R. Bowker Co.: 1938

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 10752

Condition: Good


Shelf wear and bumped corners. Faded gilt title on the spine. Previous owner name front free endpaper. Small moisture stain on the lower corner of the page block. 185 pages of selected American First Editions with current prices as of 1938. Books presented alphabetically by author. Newly pubished the previous year, this edition includes the previous edition for the years 1936-1937 and expands to include titles from 1937-1938. View more info

Image for Hello, Dolly! Starring Carol Channing - Playbill for the St. James Theatre, March 1964, Vol. 1, No. 3

Hello, Dolly! Starring Carol Channing - Playbill for the St. James Theatre, March 1964, Vol. 1, No. 3

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Playbill, Incorporated: 1964

Seller ID: 10751

Condition: Very Good


Stapled booklet with very mild rubbing wear and sticker shadow on the rear cover from an old price sticker. Hello, Dolly!, starring Carol Channing, had its Broadway debut at the St. James Theatre in New York on January 17, 1964. This is an early playbill with the original cast for one of the most successful and iconic Broadway musicals of its time. View more info

Image for Conductor's and Trainmen's Record of Time (Freight Service) with "Daily," "Hourly," "Minute," and "Mileage" Wages Computing Tables

Conductor's and Trainmen's Record of Time (Freight Service) with "Daily," "Hourly," "Minute," and "Mileage" Wages Computing Tables

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, E.D. Whitney: 1927

Seller ID: 10750

Condition: Very Good


Approximately 4.5 X 6.5 inches. Stapled booklet with a scuff mark on the rear cover, otherwise an about fine copy. Wage tables and record section (tables) for trainmen that has not been used. No writing or marks. Vintage, industry-related ads the first few pages and on the rear cover. Unpaginated, but 24 pages counted. A scarce piece of railroadiana. View more info

Image for Notes Upon the History of St. Paul's Church [James Seymour] - Augusta, Georgia

Notes Upon the History of St. Paul's Church [James Seymour] - Augusta, Georgia

By: Robertson, Heard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Augusta, Georgia, Miller Printing: 1974

Seller ID: 10749

Condition: Fine


Date not indicated, but OCLC indicates 1974 and locates only one copy. Stapled pamphlet, 11 pages. No separate cover; the first page of text is the front cover. Miller Printing indicated on the rear cover. History of the St. Paul's Church and its fourth rector, James Seymour, before, during, and shortly after the Revolutionary War. Seymour was a loyalist. View more info

Image for Clan Lachlan: The Magazine of the MacLachlan Society, Number 38, Fall 1998

Clan Lachlan: The Magazine of the MacLachlan Society, Number 38, Fall 1998

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Strachur, Argyll, Scotland, Clan MacLachlan Society: 1998

Seller ID: 10748

Condition: Very Good


Very light vertical crease to the publication. Stapled 8.5 X 11-inch booklet. 35 pages with illustrations. See the accompanying images for the contents. View more info

Image for James Stephen Hogg: On the Occasion of the Dedication of the Varner-Hogg State Park, West Columbia, Texas - March 24, 1958

James Stephen Hogg: On the Occasion of the Dedication of the Varner-Hogg State Park, West Columbia, Texas - March 24, 1958

By: Sproul, Kathleen; Foreword by Miss Ima Hogg

Price: $12.50

Publisher: West Columbia, Texas, Varner-Hogg State Park: 1958

Seller ID: 10747

Condition: Fine


Stapled booklet, 5 X 9 inches. 16 pages with two illustrations: Black and white reproductions of a portrait of former Texas governor James Stephen Hogg and of a watercolor of the Varner-Hogg plantation house by E.M. "Buck" Schiwetz. A fine, clean copy. View more info