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Image for Piano Today, Summer 1996 (Volume 16, Number 4)

Piano Today, Summer 1996 (Volume 16, Number 4)

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, Keyboard Classics, Inc.: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 336H0824

ISBN: B000IQGO4C

Condition: Good


B000IQGO4C 54 pages. Features: The Lyrical Side of McCoy Tyner; "Little Joe From Chicago" - A Mary Lou Williams solo; Ruth Laredo - Rachmaninoff meets Stravinsky; Alexander Brailowsky world premiere; Navigating the ivory landscape of Frederic Chiu; and more. Average wear. Unmarked. A sound copy. View more info

Image for The Female Autograph: Theory and Practice of Autobiography from the Tenth to the Twentieth Century

The Female Autograph: Theory and Practice of Autobiography from the Tenth to the Twentieth Century

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Chicago, IL, U.S.A., University of Chicago Press: 1987

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 866A5761

ISBN: 0226771210

Condition: Very Good


0226771210 244 pages. "Original essays which comprise a fascinating investigation into women's strategies for writing the self." - from back cover. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Nice copy. View more info

Image for Tropical Forest Remnants: Ecology, Management, and Conservation of Fragmented Communities

Tropical Forest Remnants: Ecology, Management, and Conservation of Fragmented Communities

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, University of Chicago Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 242A8087

ISBN: 0226468992

Condition: Very Good


0226468992 616 pages. References. Index. "This compilation of studies on the biotic consequences of tropical deforestation provides a timely, valuable overview of issues at the heart of the biodiversity crisis." - from back cover. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Tight and square. Nice copy. View more info

Image for Five centuries of map printing (The Kenneth Nebenzahl, Jr., lectures in the history of cartography at the Newberry Library)

Five centuries of map printing (The Kenneth Nebenzahl, Jr., lectures in the history of cartography at the Newberry Library)

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: U.S.A., University of Chicago Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 228C5944

ISBN: 0226907244

Condition: Very Good


0226907244 177 pages including bibliography and index. Black and white illustrations. "Histories of cartography have long suffered from a major deficiency: they ignore or slight the technical history of map making. (This book) brings together the basic knowledge of the historical techniques of map printing." - from inside jacket. Light wear. Usual library markings. A worthy working copy. View more info

Image for 30 Years Later the Shore Line: Evanston - Waukegan, 1896 - 1955, A photographic rememberance of the Shore Line of the Chicago North Shore & Milwaukee Railroad

30 Years Later the Shore Line: Evanston - Waukegan, 1896 - 1955, A photographic rememberance of the Shore Line of the Chicago North Shore & Milwaukee Railroad

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, Central Electric Railfans Assn: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 533G0093

ISBN: 0915348004

Condition: Very Good


0915348004 32 pages. "A photographic remembrance of the Shore Line of the Chicago North Shore & Milwaukee Railroad." - from title page. Loaded with reproductions of archival black and white photos. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. An excellent copy. View more info

Image for Inland Architect, Chicago Chapter, American Institute of Architects (AIA), November (Nov.) 1967 - Theater Building for American Cities

Inland Architect, Chicago Chapter, American Institute of Architects (AIA), November (Nov.) 1967 - Theater Building for American Cities

By: Adler, Dankmar

Price: $149.95

Publisher: USA, American Institute of Architects (AIA), Chicago Chapter: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 551H1711

Condition: Good


14 pages. Illustrated in black and white. Feature: Photo-illustrated excerpts from two-page article on Theater-Building for American Cities by Dankmar Adler which appeared in The Engineering Magazine in 1894; and more. Average wear. Unmarked. Binding intact. A sound copy. View more info

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The Magazine Antiques (October 1953)

By: Alice Winchester

Price: $79.95

Publisher: New York, Straight Enterprises: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 336H0925

ISBN: B002DLKTTG

Condition: Good


B002DLKTTG Pages 233-320. Features: Portrait of Miss Sotheran; Among Young Collectors; Paintings and Antiques; The Porcelain of Tournai; Living with Antiques - In the modern Chicago apartment of Mr. and Mrs. Malcolm Franklin, designed by Mies van der Rohe; New York Furniture from the Blair Collection; American History on Liverpool and Staffordshire; American Gaming Tables; and more. Printed upon glossy stock. Average wear. Unmarked. Covers loose as one but present. A sound vintage copy. View more info

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Fiberarts (Summer 1990)

By: Ann Batchelder

Price: $59.95

Publisher: USA, Nine Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 338H1220

ISBN: B01DK51XP2

Condition: Good


B01DK51XP2 72 pages. Features: Political Textiles in American History; Contemporary Political Fiber - criticizing the social fabric; Judy Chicago's Fiber Art - revising history, changing society; The Afghan War Rugs - fiber expressions from a war-torn country; Political Fiber - a portfolio; The Krefeld Experiment - changing the course of industrial embroidery; Lou Cabeen; Emiko Toda Loeb; Pamela Becker; and more. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy. View more info

Image for Louis Armstrong - Jazz Giants: Dixieland-Style: Trumpte Sheet Music

Louis Armstrong - Jazz Giants: Dixieland-Style: Trumpte Sheet Music

By: Armstrong, Louis; et al

Price: $69.95

Publisher: New York, Charles Hansen Educational Music and Books: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 848H2551

Condition: Fair


40 pages. Includes trumpet sheet music for fifty songs including: Black Bottom Stomp; Chicago Breakdown; Dixieland Blues; Easy Rider; Jimtown Blues; Maple Leaf Rag; Mr. Jelly Lord; Sidewalk Blues; Sobbin' Blues; Steamboat Stomp; Sugar Babe; Tia Juana; Weary Blues; and many more. Undated but appears to be circa 1975. Unmarked with above-average external wear. Binding intact. A worthy working copy. View more info

Power and the Profession of Obstetrics

By: Arney, William Ray

Price: $129.95

Publisher: Chicago, IL, U.S.A., Univ of Chicago Pr: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 83501290

ISBN: 0226027287

Condition: Fair


0226027287 290 pages. Most extant histories of obstetrics have been written by the profession - and stress the continuity and benefits of professional development - or by its critics, who stress the political maneuvering that eliminated the traditional female midwife in favor of a "medicalizing" of pregnancy and childbirth disadvantageous to women. In this controversial work, a third history of obstetrics is presented that is in the history of Michel Foucault's "histories that are not history." He uses the archive of the profession to expose and elaborate the deployment of ... View more info

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The Chosen People, November (Nov.), 1968

By: Atkinson, Walter J.; Gutkind, Peter; Fruchtenbaum, Arnold; Rubin, Clara; Jacobson, Harry; Heydt, Henry J.; Miller, Althea; Baron, David; Fuchs, Daniel

Price: $69.95

Publisher: New York, American Board of Missions to the Jews, Inc.: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 838H0102

Condition: Good


20 pages. 9 x 6". Reproductions of black and white photos. A monthly publication intended as a medium of information concerning the Jews, Israel and the work of the American Board of Missions to the Jews, Inc. Features: Salutation by Daniel Fuchs; Biggest "Tract" in the World; Incidents from the field, including work among the Jewish young people in Dallas; Aedus Center - Witness to Israel - Our Chicago Branch; Q & A; Jewish Notes; Israel's Inalienable Possessions - Chapter 1; and more. Printed upon glossy stock. Moderate wear. Clean and unmarked. A sound copy. View more info

Image for Newsweek - The Magazine of News Significance, February 25, 1946: Ickes Cover Photo

Newsweek - The Magazine of News Significance, February 25, 1946: Ickes Cover Photo

By: Auslander, Jospeh; et al

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, Weekly Publications: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 302G3308

Condition: Good


100 pages. Features: Attractive one-page color ad for Dodge Trucks features bright yellow moving van; Seattle's worst earthquake in history; Mrs. Helen Douglas Mankin wins Atlanta's Negro vote; Color ad for General Tire features well-dressed lady with lots of luggage being helped by black porter; Classy color ad for the Farnsworth Television and radio Corporation; Two-page poem commemorates the first anniversary of the Iwo Jima battle; Canadian exposure of spy ring turns doubting eyes on Russia - major article with photo; Nice one-page ad for the Banff Springs Hotel; Attractive color ad for F... View more info

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The Story of a Man and the Company he Built - Vulcan Stamping and Manufacturing Company

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $79.95

Publisher: USA, Vulcan Stamping and Manufacturing Company: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 116A9149

Condition: Good


59 pages. Black and white photographic plates. "A chronicle of Patrick Henry McCarthy and Vulcan Stamping and Manufacturing Company, the company he built." - from Preface. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. Binding sound. Quality copy. View more info

Image for Baldwin Locomotives (Magazine), October (Oct.) 1931

Baldwin Locomotives (Magazine), October (Oct.) 1931

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, The Baldwin Locomotive Works (BLW): 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 556G0015

Condition: Good


80 pages. Features: Motive Power Progress on the Chicago and North Western - very lengthy article with dozens of wonderful photos; Arthur Latham Church - obituary with photo portrait; Testing Railway Motor Cars - detailed article with many photos; The First Steam Railroad in the State of New Jersey - The Camden & Amboy Railroad and Transportation Company; The Manufacturer's Railway Company of St. Louis; The Railways of New South Wales - long article with many excellent photos; A Roundhouse Pit Crane; Extending the Electric Truck Range - Jaw-dropping article on the state of electric delivery t... View more info

Image for Baldwin Locomotives (Magazine), July 1929

Baldwin Locomotives (Magazine), July 1929

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, The Baldwin Locomotive Works (BLW): 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 556G0016

Condition: Good


76 pages. Features: George H. Houston - new President of Baldwin Locomotive Works; Single Expansion Articulated Locomotives - major article with many excellent locomotive photos;;Solving a Maintenance Problem in India - photos of large-scale human labour at work; Recent Locomotives; A New Dynamometer Car for the Northern Pacific Railway - photos and article; The Texas and Pacific Railway - detailed company profile with many photos; Robert W. Weidenbacker - obituary; The Modern Drop Pit Table (bilingual English/Spanish) - superb detailed article with excellent photos; The Commercial Minerals o... View more info

Image for Baldwin Locomotives (Magazine), October (Oct.) 1928

Baldwin Locomotives (Magazine), October (Oct.) 1928

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, The Baldwin Locomotive Works (BLW): 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 556G0019

Condition: Good


84 pages. Features: Where do good locomotives go when they die?; The Western Maryland Railway - very long article with dozens of super photos; James McNaughton - obituary; Locomotive Coal, Sand and Cinder Handling Facilities - article and wonderful photos of contemporary technology; The Island of Jamaica and its Railway system - Substantial article with many great photos; Recent locomotives; The Building of a large flanging press - superlative article and photos describe the fabrication of a 1,400 ton Southwark press destined for use in the Eddystone plant; An Epoch in the History of Industry... View more info

Image for (Toronto) Star Weekly, February 8, 1958 - Bobby Hull  Article / Sal Mineo Cover Photo

(Toronto) Star Weekly, February 8, 1958 - Bobby Hull Article / Sal Mineo Cover Photo

By: Authors Not Stated

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Toronto, Toronto Star: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 302G2946

Condition: Good


24 pages. Features: Lester (Mike) Pearson wins Liberal Leadership - brief article with twelve photos, including one-page photo of Paul Martin Sr. celebrating with Pearson; Nice one-page colour ad for Neilson's "Nutty" chocolate bar; Fantastic brief article on nineteen-year-old Bobby Hull, the youngest player in the NHL, illlustrated with eight photos, including his new wife, Judie; Photo and brief write-up on U.S.-born entertainer Josephine Baker who has been made a Knight of the Legion of Honour in France - photo shows her with her nine adopted children; Wedding photo of Eydie Gorme... View more info

Image for National Home Monthly Magazine, July 1934 - Travel for the Average Man / Modernizing Palestine

National Home Monthly Magazine, July 1934 - Travel for the Average Man / Modernizing Palestine

By: Barnes, N.; Smith, W.; Cunningham, L.; Hardy, H.; Battey, G Jr.; Shepstone, H.; Watson, R.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Winnipeg, National Home Monthly / Stovel: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201G4839

Condition: Fair


56 pages. Features: Colour Imperial (Oil) ad inside front cover features old-style gas pumps and bottled oil; Editorial topics include Preserving Balance, The Limit of Freedom, The Limit of Socialism, The Impasse, Adult Education, and Strong Medicine; Nice one-page ad for Waterman's pens features photo of artist Howard Chandler Christy; Travel for the Average Man - article which touches on the tough economic times of the day; Rain Before Seven (short story); Echo of Erin (short story); Modernizing the Land of the Master - great photo-illustrated article on Palestine; The Man Who Lived in Twil... View more info

Image for Count Basie's Folio No. 2 (Two) - Piano Styles

Count Basie's Folio No. 2 (Two) - Piano Styles

By: Basie, Count; Ebbins, Milton; Jackson, Ben; et al

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, Bregman, Vocco and Conn: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 848G0711

Condition: Fair


32 pages. Includes 15 original piano solos adapted from the recordings of Count Basie and his Orchestra including: Basie Boogie; Basie Blues; Goin' to Chicago Blues; Roseland Shuffle; Harvard Blues; Royal Flush; Jive at Five; Blues in the Dark; Tunetown Shuffle; Rockabye Basie; Volcano; Ham 'n Eggs; Swingin' at the Daisy Chain; Diggin' for Dex; Coming Out Party. Front cover detached. Back cover missing. A worthy working copy. View more info

Image for Beardslee Chandelier Manufacturing Company Catalog No. (Number) 21 (Twenty-One) - Electric Light Fixtures: For the Trade Only

Beardslee Chandelier Manufacturing Company Catalog No. (Number) 21 (Twenty-One) - Electric Light Fixtures: For the Trade Only

By: Beardslee Chandelier Manufacturing Company

Price: $1,195.00

Publisher: Chicago, Il, Beardslee Chandelier Manufacturing Company: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 866C5205

Condition: Fair


Beardslee was a designer and manufacturer of gas fixtures, electroliers, and combination fixtures with manufactory and salesrooms at 216, 218 and 220 South Jefferson Street, Chicago. This massive catalogue of electric light fixtures is printed upon glossy stock and includes 284 fifteen by twelve inch black and white photographic plates, numbered 222 through 506, each proudly displaying an average of three models for a total of over eight-hundred different offerings, complete with pricing, dimensions and other details. Plates 499-506 present photos and detailed drawings of a diverse assortmen... View more info