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Image for Annual of the Grand National Curling Club of the United States for 1869

Annual of the Grand National Curling Club of the United States for 1869

By: N/A

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Buffalo, NY, Haas & Kelley: 1869

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 03765

Condition: Very Good


Burgundy cloth with gilt stamping of the club insignia on the front cover and all edges gilt. 160 pages, about 5X7. Just a few illustrations, and a fold-out diagram, "The Rink," are included after page 8. Some Scottish history and literature are interspersed among the curling topics that include the club's constitution and by-laws, list of clubs, club match results, and more. Condition is Very Good with minimal wear. A well preserved little volume with no foxing or stains. Only the second annual published for this young club, which formed in 1867. Its president, David Bell, is depicted in the ... View more info

Image for Brazos River, Mouth to Freeport, Texas: Letter from the Secretary of War, Transmitting, with a Letter from the Chief of Engineers, Reports on Preliminary Examination and Survey of Mouth of Brazos River up to Freeport, Tex.

Brazos River, Mouth to Freeport, Texas: Letter from the Secretary of War, Transmitting, with a Letter from the Chief of Engineers, Reports on Preliminary Examination and Survey of Mouth of Brazos River up to Freeport, Tex.

By: Riche, Col. C.S., Chief of Engineers, United States Army

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office: 1914

Seller ID: 10493

Condition: Near Fine


Document No. 1469 from the House of Representatives, 63d Congress, 3d Session. Referred to the Committee on Rivers and Harbors, December 31, 1914, and ordered to be printed with illustration (map). Full title: Brazos River, Mouth to Freeport, Tex. Letter from the Secretary of War, Transmitting, with a Letter from the Chief of Engineers, Reports on Preliminary Examination and Survey of Mouth of Brazos River up to Freeport, Tex., with a View to Securing a Depth of 25 Feet. Submitted for transmission to Congress are reports dated September 20, 1913 and July 23, 1914 along with a fold-out map. Rep... View more info

Image for Heroes of the Dark Continent and How Stanley Found Emin Pasha

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

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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

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 Fall of Khrushchev

By: Hyland, William and Richard Wallace Shyrock

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New Rochelle, New York, Funk & Wagnalls: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10489

Condition: Very Good


Rubbing wear to jacket. Publisher's black topstain. 209 pages with Notes and Index. View more info

Image for National Suicide: Military Aid to the Soviet Union

National Suicide: Military Aid to the Soviet Union

By: Sutton, Antony C.

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New Rochelle, New York, Arlington House: 1973

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 10488

ISBN: 0870002074

Condition: Near Fine


283 pages with Appendices, Selected Bibliography, and Index. 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 Rome X - Vente á Prix Marqués - Sommaire: Les Monnayage D'Aurélien

Rome X - Vente á Prix Marqués - Sommaire: Les Monnayage D'Aurélien

By: Prieur, Michel and Laurent Schmitt

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Paris, 2001

Seller ID: 10486

ISBN: 2903629358

Condition: Near Fine


180 pages, illustrated. 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 Monnaies XIII. Vente Sur Offres. Date De Clôture : 30 juillet 2001

Monnaies XIII. Vente Sur Offres. Date De Clôture : 30 juillet 2001

By: Prieur, Michel and Laurent Schmitt

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Paris, Les Chevau-Legers - C.G.F.: 2001

Seller ID: 10483

ISBN: 2903629358

Condition: Very Good


Light rubbing to covers, small lower corner crease. 426 pages, illustrated. View more info

Image for Don't Count My Lies

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

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 Helios Numismatik - Munzen & Antike Kunst, Auktion 1: Antike, Mittelalter, Neuzeit (Antiquity, Middle Ages, Modern Times)

Helios Numismatik - Munzen & Antike Kunst, Auktion 1: Antike, Mittelalter, Neuzeit (Antiquity, Middle Ages, Modern Times)

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Munchen, Helios Numismatik GmbH: 2008

Seller ID: 10480

Condition: Fine


278 pages, 1,047 lots. Color illustrations. German language coin auction catalog. View more info

Image for A.H. Baldwin & Sons Fixed Price List, Summer 2009: Ancient Greek, Roman & Byzantine Coins; British Coins; and Numismatic Literature

A.H. Baldwin & Sons Fixed Price List, Summer 2009: Ancient Greek, Roman & Byzantine Coins; British Coins; and Numismatic Literature

By: A.H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, A.H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd: 2009

Seller ID: 10479

Condition: Fine


76 pages with color illustrations. View more info

Image for The New York Sale, Auction XX Wednesday January 7, 2009: Greek, Roman and Byzantine Coins; Islamic and Indian Coins; Coins of South America; and a Large Selection of World Coins

The New York Sale, Auction XX Wednesday January 7, 2009: Greek, Roman and Byzantine Coins; Islamic and Indian Coins; Coins of South America; and a Large Selection of World Coins

By: Baldwin, Edward; Seth Freeman; Paul Hill; Hans Voegtli; and F.R. Künker

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 2009

Seller ID: 10478

Condition: Fine


219 pages, 966 lots. Color illustrations. Greek, Roman and Byzantine Coins include the Bryan Cooper Collection of Greek coins and an important group of Jewish coins. French, German, Greek, and Haitian coins are included in the large selection of world coins. View more info

Image for The New York Sale, Auction XVII Wednesday January 9, 2008: Greek, Roman and Byzantine Coins; Islamic and Indian Coins; A Large Selection of World Coins; and Medals

The New York Sale, Auction XVII Wednesday January 9, 2008: Greek, Roman and Byzantine Coins; Islamic and Indian Coins; A Large Selection of World Coins; and Medals

By: Papaefthimiou, Eleni; Edward Baldwin; and Hans Voegtli

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 2009

Seller ID: 10477

Condition: Fine


191 pages, 971 lots. Color illustrations. Bid sheet laid in. In the large selection of world coins are important groups of English and Irish coins. The medals include North American Colonial and related medals. View more info

Image for The Arabian - Volume XXV, Number 9 - October 1951

The Arabian - Volume XXV, Number 9 - October 1951

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Houston, Texas, Arabia Temple, A.A.O.N.M.S.: 1951

Seller ID: 10476

Condition: Good


Light wear, rusted staples. Previous owner ink-stamp along with a postage stamp partially adhered. Thirty-six pages with numerous photos of Shriner members and activities. Many ads for local business in 1951. Lead article on the upcoming Shrine Circus. The cover photo features "Cilly Feindt and her Educated Steed," who was among the performers at the circus that year. View more info

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