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St. Louis Exposition The World's Work

By: N/A

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Doubleday Page & Co.: 1904

Seller ID: 4-4-981


Softcover, 538 pages, 10 1/4" tall. Good. The cover is loose from the binding. It is rubbed, torn and missing pieces, especially at top and bottom of spine..Back cover is missing. Main part of book is held together with staples. Pages are chipped, dog earred and lightly yellowed. Some light stains. One of the ad pages has been removed. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.A special double exposition catalog of the St. Louis Exposition from August 1904. Great ads... View more info

Image for Sancti Cæcilii Cypriani Opera / Recognita & Illustrata Per Joannem Oxoniensem Episcopum. Accedunt Annales Cyprianici, Sive Tredecim Annorum, Quibus S. Cyprianus Inter Christianos Versatus Est, Brevis Historia Chronologice Delineata Per Joannem Cestriensem

Sancti Cæcilii Cypriani Opera / Recognita & Illustrata Per Joannem Oxoniensem Episcopum. Accedunt Annales Cyprianici, Sive Tredecim Annorum, Quibus S. Cyprianus Inter Christianos Versatus Est, Brevis Historia Chronologice Delineata Per Joannem Cestriensem

By: N/A

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Oxonii : E Theatro Sheldoniano, Anno MDCLXXXII: 1682-01-01

Seller ID: c18-3-139


Leather, Written in Latin. Large folio that measures 15" by 9 1/2" by 2 1/2". Leather cover is detached from front cover board. Back leather is coming off. Leather is chipped, scuffed and rubbed. Splits on outer gutters of spine. Corners and edges worn. Corners bumped. Endpapers detached, have tanning on edges, insect holes and foxing. Stains on a few pages but overall clean. Some foxing. Pages yellowed but not brittle. Frontis of St. Cyprian is missing a large piece ... View more info

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Afoot and Afloat in Burma A H Williams 1922 [Hardcover] by Williams, A H

By: A H Williams

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Review and Herald Publishing Assoc: 1922-01-01

Seller ID: 547


First Edition, Green Cloth Hardcover, 224 pages, 7 3/4" tall. A fascinating primary missionary resource on the Burmese, including the Karens, Talings, Taungthus, Shans, Chins and Kachin peoples. An introduction to Burma, its peoples, their customs, religions. The Aung Baw or water-buffalo and its uses, rice cultivation, palm trees for every purpose, the making & use of elephants of wild ones, floating logs down river, building of houses. Getting food from the river, ... View more info

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Hoein' the Short Rows (Publications of the Texas Folklore Society)

By: Abernethy, Francis Edward [Editor]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: University of North Texas Press: 1987-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4-3-1800


Yellow Cloth Hardcover with Dust Jacket, 238 pages, 9 1/4" tall. Like new. DJ in protective mylar cover. Light wear on corners. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.Texas Folklore Society Publication XLVII. Chapters include recollections of religious mores in Staples, Texas, growing up in Bosque County, Texas, revival meetings in Lone Grove, Texas, Frio Canyon hog drive, Santa Rita rig, poetry by cowboys and common folk, Texas Baptistry Paintings, Customizing Pickup... View more info

Image for Revolution on Paper: Mexican Prints 1910-1960 (Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long Series in Latin American and Latino Art and Culture)

Revolution on Paper: Mexican Prints 1910-1960 (Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long Series in Latin American and Latino Art and Culture)

By: Ades, Dawn; McClean, Alison

Price: $65.00

Publisher: University of Texas Press: 2009-11-15

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1-5-1412


Unread. The left-wing government viewed art as an important vehicle for education and the promotion of revolutionary values. It established a program to cover the walls of public buildings with murals and set up numerous workshops to produce prints for wide distribution. By the 1930s, Mexico was attracting socially committed artists from all over the American continent and beyond, ready to do battle for a new aesthetic as well as a new political order. Diego Rivera, a ke... View more info

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Five Centuries of Famous Ships

By: Albion, Robert Greenhalgh

Price: $25.00

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Inc.,US: 1978

Seller ID: c16-1-237


Light soiling on cover. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.Famous ships from the Santa Maria to the Glomar Explorer. Maritime history has always been dominated by a fascination for the ships that have been constructed for exploration, travel, and warfare upon the sea. View more info

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Twentieth Century History Of Fort Wayne. U. S. Bicentennial Edition.

By: Ankenbruck, John.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Twentieth Century Historical Fort Wayne , Inc.: 1975-01-01

Seller ID: 1-5-1500


Brown faux leather has worn corners, toe and heal of spine. Pages yellowed. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. Bicentennial edition. The written history of Fort Wayne begins at the baptism of a two day old boy in the chapel of Chateau St. Louis, which once stood on the very spot in Quebec where the Chateau Frontenac was later built.Illustrated with black and white photographs. View more info

Image for Australian Adventure Anne Clark Ambassador Wife Signed [Hardcover]

Australian Adventure Anne Clark Ambassador Wife Signed [Hardcover]

By: Anne Clark

Price: $18.00

Publisher: University of Texas Press: 1969-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 241


Signed and inscribed by author. Book inscribed to Punnie and Gibb Denman. He donated classic art to the San Antonio museum and land to the city of San Antonio. DJ is rubbed and chipped. Pages clean. Binding is tight.From August 1965 to February 1968, during his period of service in Australia, Ambassador Edward Clark traveled in that country as no other American and probably few Australians ever have. His wife wrote of her observations and impressions to friends and famil... View more info

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Unruly Waters: A Social and Environmental History of the Brazos River

By: Archer, Kenna Lang

Price: $120.00

Publisher: University of New Mexico Press: 2015-05-01

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 2-5-1525


Signed by author on title page without inscription. First Edition with full number line. In protective acid-free archival quality acetate cover.Running more than 1,200 miles from headwaters in eastern New Mexico through the middle of Texas to the Gulf of Mexico, the Brazos River has frustrated developers for nearly two centuries. This environmental history of the Brazos traces the techniques that engineers and politicians have repeatedly used to try to manage its flow. T... View more info

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Tales of the Tall Ships

By: Armstrong, Warren

Price: $15.00

Publisher: John Day: 1960-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4-5-1744


Ex library book with usual markings. In protective clear cover. Light water stain on top page edges. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.Heyday and doomsday for the sailing ship followed each other in close succession. For centuries men gradually improved the ships they built and then the coming of the clippers, with measurements and tonnages and expanses of sail never before heard of, was like a sudden flowering. But the era faded even more abruptly than it had bloo... View more info

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A History of the Philadelphia Theatre 1835-1855

By: arthur herman wilson

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Green Press, Publishers: 1968-01-01

Seller ID: 1-5-1509


First Greenwood reprinting 1968. One small library stamp on title page. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. The year of 1855 also records a turning point in the history of the footlights in Philadelphia. At that time, three major events took place to affect the three departments of their history; the theaters, the plays, and the actors. Old Drury ended 62 years of service and was demolished. George Henry Boker's play, Francesca da Rimini, came into it's glory as a t... View more info

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The Netsilik Eskimo

By: Balikci, Asen

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 1970-06-01

Seller ID: 3-3-1461


Cover has creased corner. Pages bent around page 199. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. An in depth study of the Netsilik Eskimo people, their technical ingenuity, their courage and sheer endurance in surviving one of the earth's harshest climates. Includes an Index. View more info

Image for History of Arizona and New Mexico 1530-1888, a Facsimilie of the 1889 Edition

History of Arizona and New Mexico 1530-1888, a Facsimilie of the 1889 Edition

By: Bancroft, Hubert Howe

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Horn and Wallace, Publishers: 1962-01-01

Edition: First THUS

Seller ID: b2-3-1707


First Thus. Light soiling on outside pages. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. Dust jacket is chipped and torn.Hubert Howe Bancroft was one of the foremost historians on the history of the American Southwest and Mexico, and in addition to writing comprehensive works on the history of various American states in the region, he also wrote the comprehensive History of Arizona and New Mexico, a comprehensive account of the history of these states, from their aboriginal ... View more info

Image for A Civilian's Guide to the U.S. Military: A comprehensive reference to the customs, language and structure of the Armed Forces

A Civilian's Guide to the U.S. Military: A comprehensive reference to the customs, language and structure of the Armed Forces

By: Barbara Schading; Richard Schading

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Writers Digest Books: 2006-12-22

Seller ID: g3-4-901


Unread A basic primer on military life, this authoritative book provides explanations of military language and protocol and breaks down information by branch and includes military slang. Perfect for anyone looking to verify military information or learn more about the branches, as well as history buffs and military enthusiasts, this is the ultimate all-in-one guide to the armed services. View more info

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The New Country: A Social History of the American Frontier, 1776-1890

By: BARTLETT, Richard A.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Oxford Univ.: 1974-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2-2-909


First edition. Dust jacket is rubbed, chipped and missing a piece near the top of the spine. Small stains on outside page edges and endpaper. Corners bumped. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. From borax mule trains to the canoe stop that was Chicago in the 1830s, this book vividly recreated the tale of the westward movement of pioneers into the heartland of North America. With nearly a century separating historian Richard Bartlett from the end of the movement, Bar... View more info

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Talking with Texas Writers: Twelve Interviews

By: Bennett, Patrick

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Texas A&M University Press: 1980-10-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2-2-1502


Dust jacket has light rubbing and chipping. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. Texas has a whole remuda of writers, some native-born and Texas raised and some immigrants to the state. They range from poets and playwrights to newspapermen and novelists. Pat Bennett has rounded up twelve of the most respected of them to discuss their work and their opinions about Texas writing and literature in general. Authors include: A. C. Greene, Larry McMurtry, John Graves, Max ... View more info

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Wilson

By: Berg, A. Scott

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Putnam Adult: 2013-09-10

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 55-2-11


Signed by author on title page without inscription. First Edition with full number line.One hundred years after his inauguration, Woodrow Wilson still stands as one of the most influential figures of the twentieth century, and one of the most enigmatic. And now, after more than a decade of research and writing, Pulitzer Prize-winning author A. Scott Berg has completed Wilson the most personal and penetrating biography ever written about the 28th President. In addition to... View more info

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Crazies to the Left of Me, Wimps to the Right: How One Side Lost Its Mind and the Other Lost Its Nerve

By: Bernard Goldberg

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Harper: 2007-04-17

Seller ID: unit43-12


Very Good condition. Light wear. Book slightly askew. View more info

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Angkor: Art and Civilization

By: Bernard Groslier

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Frederick A. Praeger: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4-4-4


Dust jacket is poor with rubbing, chipping, tears and stains on edges. Foxing on endpapers. Previous owner's name on inside front board. Outside page edges have small stains. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.Book provides a visual conspectus of the civilization of ancient Cambodia. Book covers the Khmer civilization, its social structure and economic organization & explains how they created the unique buildings in Cambodia. Contains 6 plates in color and 115 illu... View more info

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Basilica S. S. Udalrici et Afrae Augustae Vindelicorum. Historice descripta atq aeneis figuris illustrata

By: Bernardo Hertfelder

Price: $5,000.00

Publisher: Augustae Vindelicorum Augsburg: 1627-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: c15-1-8


1627 First Edition. Contemporary full vellum. Quarto. pp[viii], 191. Title page nine plates (most folding) and 51 headpieces engraved in copper by Wolf Kilian after Matthias Kager. Light stains. Two early library stamps on title page. Covers slightly creased. Work on the basilica of St. Ulrich and Afra in Augsburg began in 1474 but wasn't completed until 1603. View more info