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Image for Chinese Cloisonne: The Pierre Uldry Collection

Chinese Cloisonne: The Pierre Uldry Collection

By: N/A

Price: $295.00

Publisher: New York, Bamboo Publishing: 1989

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 663H3653

ISBN: 1870076125

Condition: Very Good


1870076125 144 pages plus approximately 200 pages of sumptuous color and black and white photos, a glossary of decorative motifs on cloisonne, and a bibliography. "For the connoisseur and collector interested in Chinese cloisonne, a comprehensive pictorial documentation including detailed reproductions of all marks, even doubtful or misleading ones, seemed to us more sensible and useful than any other alternative. For this reason captions were kept as brief a spossible, and detailed discussion and assessment of major and key pieces were relegated to the introductory chapters, for which a... View more info

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Ponteix. Yesterday and Today. 2 Volumes Ponteix and District.

By: N/A

Price: $495.00

Publisher: Ponteix, Saskatchewan, Ponteix History Book Committee: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 872H3259

ISBN: 0889257302

Condition: Good


0889257302 Total of 1,426 pages in two volumes. Index. Profusely illustrated with black and white reproductions of archival photos, illustrations and documents. Illustrated endpapers. Illustrated red cloth-covered boards. "Records the successes and failures, the trials and achievements of Ponteix, Saskatchewan. The turning of prairie sod into wheatfields in the span of a generation, and all the struggle entailed, we believe, have made us, as westerners, a special kind of people. What we are today has grown out of that pioneer past. Ours is a tradition of hard work and perseverance.... View more info

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Newsweek - The Magazine of News Significance: February 19, 1940 - Will Turkey Hold Near East for the Allies?

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Dayton, Ohio, USA, Weekly Publications: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 417H3191

ISBN: B00QG2QV0O

Condition: Good


B00QG2QV0O 60 pages. Features: One-page photo ad for Goodrich Silvertown tires shows huge 100-ton transformer on large flatbed trailer; Babe Ruth's birthday (with small photo); Marriage of Dorris Bowdon to Nunnally Johnson (with small photo); Obituary for Capt. Wilford H. (Captain Billy) Fawcett; Obituary for Lord Tweedsmuir, Governor General of Canada; Absolutely gorgeous one-page full-color ad for Diamond T Super-Service Trucks; Nice one-page photo ad for International Trucks illustrates work on huge aquaduct to bring water to Rio de Janeiro; Photo of Maurice Wrixon with his unique animal -... View more info

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Khmer ceramics, 9th-14th century

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Singapore, Southeast Asian Ceramic Society: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 546H2532

ISBN: 9971830019

Condition: Good


9971830019 140 pages. Selected bibliography. Printed upon glossy stock. Generously illustrated with colour photos. "A collection of 120 pieces illustrates the ceramic art of the ancient Khmer Empire. The informative text discusses finds at Angkor, Chinese and Indian inflluences, the mysteries of Ban Kruat and the ritual and utilitarian uses." - dust jacket. Published on the occasion of the exhibition of Khmer Ceramics 9th - 14th Century, held in conjunction with the National Museum, Singapore in March 1981. Minimal markings.. White chalky soiling to boards which otherwise show m... View more info

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Victorian Style. An Alphabetical Compendium of Design, Crafts, Ideas and More.

By: N/A

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, Crescent: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 153H2148

ISBN: 0773724591

Condition: Good


0773724591 176 pages. Index. Generously illustrated in colour. Printed upon glossy stock. "A collection of entries about Victoriana arranged alphabetically, from architectural styles to zoos. Illustrated with over 150 gorgeous contemporary and modern photos and drawings." - from dust jacket. Bookplate and some writing upon front free endpaper, otherwise unmarked. Average wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. Average wear to book. Binding intact. A sound copy of this enjoyable and informative work. View more info

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Narrative of a Journey to the Shores of the Polar Sea : In the Years 1819, 20, 21, and 22

By: N/A

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Canada, Hurtig: 1969

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 431A7649

ISBN: B0037UC2E2

Condition: Very Good


B0037UC2E2 xx, [2], 768 pages. "This work is significant not only as a record of accomplishment in exploration, but in providing insight into Franklin's abilities as a leader which were to be of even greater significance in his final expedition years later." - from dust jacket. Includes appendix on various subjects relating to science and natural history. 11 colour plates. 19 black and white plates. Three maps stored in pocket inside back board. Prior owner's handwritten name and date upon front free endpaper else unmarked. Book very handsome in bright red cloth with brilliant g... View more info

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The Arabian Nights

By: N/A

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Philadelphia, George W. Jacobs and Company: 1924

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 561H1450

ISBN: B0057KUDI2

Condition: Good


B0057KUDI2 420 pages. Undated - circa 1924. Handsomely color-illustrated front board plus seven attractive colour plates. Stories include: The Magic Horse; Codadad and his Brothers; Gulnare of the Sea; Prince Agib; and ten more. Staining to fore- and top edges. Spine slant. Binding intact. Average wear. Unmarked. A worthy copy of this wonderfully illustrated vintage work. View more info

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Hedda Morrison's Hong Kong 1946

By: N/A

Price: $595.00

Publisher: Hong Kong, Hongkong Conservation Photography Foundation: 2006

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 541H1447

ISBN: B00PE3B7JG

Condition: Fine


B00PE3B7JG 142 pages. Text in English and Chinese. An abridged edition of "Hedda Morrison's Hong Kong, Photographs & Impressions 1946-47" published by Hong Kong University Press. "In September 1946, when Hedda Morrison reached Hong Kong, it remained little changed from decades earlier. Acclaimed for her images of China taken in the 1930s and 1940s, she delighted in recording the patterns of everyday life. Now, captivated by Hong Kong and its people, she embraced the colony's diversity. For six months, cameras in hand, she roamed its districts, streets, coasts and valleys. Th... View more info

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The Magazine About Porsche Excellence Magazine (2011 Turbos, December 2010)

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: USA, 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 511H1252

ISBN: B004CTZ98I

Condition: Very Good


B004CTZ98I 160 pages. Features: 2011 911 Turbo S; Singer 911 - first drive in this carbon fiber dream car; 911E Targa restored; 356B Abarth Carrera; Petit Le Mans 2010; How the Petit Le Mans and the ALMS got its start; Uwe Gemballa - what happened, and what happens next; Porsche tractors 101 - the 411 on Porsche's first diesels; 2011 Boxster S; Will your older Porsche's spare tire still work?; Used 2003-2006 Cayennes - a good idea?; and more. Clean, bright and unmarked with moderate wear. A quality copy. View more info

Image for FIBERARTS - Magazine of Textiles - September/October 1986 (1986 Fall/Winter Buyer's Guide, Vol. 13, No. 5)

FIBERARTS - Magazine of Textiles - September/October 1986 (1986 Fall/Winter Buyer's Guide, Vol. 13, No. 5)

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: USA, Nine Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 338H1229

ISBN: B0055DZAYI

Condition: Good


B0055DZAYI 76 pages. Features: Innovations in indigo - an indigo dyeing expert looks at some contemporary applications of an ancient dyestuff; A personal exploration of indigo - Dorothy Miller shares her experiments with growing and using indigo; Blues in the light - cyanotype on fabric - step-by-step instructions for making your own fabric blueprints; A wealth of fiber - Nigeria's adire cloth; Margrit Schmidtke - the struggles and triumphs that have helped her work develop and mature; Out of the blue - aerial images; Elizabeth Berezowska; Hisako Sekijima; Deborah O'Brien Saupe; Mary Sue Kern... View more info

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Collier's The National Weekly March 16 1918

By: N/A

Price: $299.95

Publisher: New York, P. F. Collier & Son Inc.: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 338H0948

ISBN: B004J12SXS

Condition: Fair


B004J12SXS 42 pages. Features: Cover illustration of President Woodrow Wilson; Nice illustrated ad for the Mitchell Six car inside front cover; One-page illustrated ad for Johns-Manville coal preservation products; Illustrated one-page Fisk Cord Tire ad shows natives carrying crude rubber to a waiting ship; "Over Here" - fiction by E.D. Biggers; The President - a profile of Woodrow Wilson by Richard Washburn Child; A Shipbuilder on the Job - photo-illustrated article on Homer L. Ferguson (with photo of black men hard at work above caption "Don't you dare come and tell us that the ... View more info

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Bellis on Bowls

By: N/A

Price: $149.95

Publisher: New Zealand, Reed Methuen: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 341H0857

ISBN: 0474002578

Condition: Good


0474002578 144 pages. Black and white photos in text. "Learn bowling techniques from a master. Gain an insight into the tactics top bowlers adopt, and the thinking behind them. World champion bowler Peter Belliss discusses tactics and techniques, illustrating his points with action shots and comments about the styles of top bowlers he has met during his career." - from dust jacket. Unmarked with average wear. Binding intact. Fading to dust jacket which is now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A sound copy of this informative work. View more info

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The Archko Volume: Or, the Archeological Writings of the Sanhedrim and Talmuds of the Jews

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Grand Rapids, MI, The Archko Press: 1954

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 454H0562

ISBN: B001QFH95W

Condition: Good


B001QFH95W 248 pages. First printed in 1884. "These are the official documents made in these courts in the days of Jesus Christ." - subtitle. "From manuscripts in Constantinople and the records of the Senatorial docket taken from the Vatican at Rome." - from title page. Unabridged reprint edition. "I offer this book to the public feeling assured it can do no harm to anyone or to any church, but that it will be read by thousands with great interest, and will convince the infidel of the truth of the Scriptures." - from pages 41-42. "A supplement to the Acta Pilat... View more info

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Passover Haggadah

By: N/A

Price: $149.95

Publisher: USA, Ktav: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 455H0452

ISBN: B003N9FH9E

Condition: Good


B003N9FH9E 68 pages. Profusely illustrated in color and black and white. Average wear. Unmarked. Binding intact. Clear plastic laminate separating from red illustrated boards. A worthy working copy of this pleasing work intended for younger readers. View more info

Image for How To Choose Vocations From the Hands with 66 illustrations and charts

How To Choose Vocations From the Hands with 66 illustrations and charts

By: N/A

Price: $695.00

Publisher: USA, Putnam: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 522H0298

ISBN: B000IMP5DW

Condition: Good


B000IMP5DW 336 pages. Fifty-nine black and white photos illustrate various features of the hands. "Shows how any parent can easily select the occupation for which a child is best fitted and prepare him for success. Shows how men and women entering college can prepare themselves for their best vocations, wasting no time on studies that will not contribute to their success. Selects definite positions in definite industries: every selection is concrete; there are no generalities. Over 4000 positions are listed in which different types of people can be successful. The result of thirty ye... View more info

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Men At Work : Business As Usual / Cargo [Songbook]

By: N/A

Price: $299.95

Publisher: USA, April-Blackwood Publications: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 812H0231

ISBN: B0013GCGPW

Condition: Very Good


B0013GCGPW 144 pages. Includes four pages of colour photos of the band. Songs include: Who Can it Be Now?; I Can See It In Your Eyes; Down Under; Underground; Helpless Automation; People Just Love to Play with Words; Be Good Johnny; Touching the Untouchables; Catch a Star; Down by the Sea; Dr. Heckyll and Mr. Jive; Overilll; Settle Down My Boy; Upstairs in My House; No Sign of Yesterday; It's a Mistake High Wire; Blue For You; I Like To: No Restrictions. Store stamp upon title page, otherwise contents clean, bright and unmarked. Contents appear unused. Light external wear. An excellent c... View more info

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Rezoning: Collage and assemblage

By: N/A

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Vancouver Art Gallery: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 663H0139

ISBN: 0920095801

Condition: Very Good


0920095801 60 pages. Catalogue for an exhibition at the Vancouver Art Gallery, October 19, 1989 to January 1, 1990. Investigates affinities among four artists whose work has been shaped by their living on the Pacific Coast of North America. Printed on glossy stock. Illustrated in colour and black and white. Clean and unmarked with very light wear. A high-quality copy. View more info

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Guns & Ammo Guide to Guns of The Gunfighters

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Petersen Publishing Co.: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 877G4673

ISBN: 0822700956

Condition: Good


0822700956 224 pages. Loaded with wonderful photos. Dozens of features on topics such as Wild Bill Hickok, the James Gang, Wyatt Earp, Billy the Kid, Bonnie & Clyde, The Wild Bunch, The Texas Rangers, Pat Garrett, and special features on gun trickery, frontier gun leather and test reports on original arms and modern replicas. Average wear. Binding intact. Small inkstamp atop back cover. A sound copy of this interesting work. View more info

Thus Spoke Superman (Modern Canadian poetry)

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada, Golden Dog Press: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23107923

ISBN: 0919614388

Condition: Good


0919614388 73 pages. Author's fourth collection of poetry. Based upon some of the themes expressed by Nietzsche in Thus Spoke Zarathustra: conformism, otherworldliness, solitude, the creative affirmation of life, earth, will. Succeeds in creating a work of art that is both individualistic and profoundly lyrical. Prior owner's name blacked out upon title page, just above author's inscription and signature. View more info

Conversations with John Gardner (Literary Conversations Series)

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Jackson, MS, U.S.A., University Press of Mississippi: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 56109027

ISBN: 0878054227

Condition: Fair


0878054227 310 pages including index. In the absence of an autobiography these captivating interviews serve as John Gardner's commentary upon his life and work. Together they give both a self-assessment and a self-revealing look at this fascinating writer who died prematurely. Usual library markings. Moderate wear and lean to spine. Front free endpaper removed. View more info