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1 Ali, Abdullah Yusuf >> Holy Qur'an, the : Text, Translation and Commentary
USA: Khalil Al-Rawaf; 1946 Fourth Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
1862 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Green hardcover, yellow lettering on front and spine, [xxii] + 36 + 1862 pages, yellow page-marker ribbon, index, appendixes. Each page has Arabic text on the right, English translation on the left, detailed commentary across the bottom. ; Item laid in: old 3-D color postcard of the Kaaba in Mecca. ; Originally published 1934. This is 4th edition, 1946. Volume One stated but appears to be complete. Text includes 114 Surah. ; Very light wear only. Appears hardly used. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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2 Applebaum, Phillip >> Wetsmans, the : Odyssey of an American Family
Detroit: William Morse Davidson; 1994 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
315 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; Black cloth over spine, gray cloth over boards, gold spine lettering, index, bibliography, chapter endnotes, 3 small maps, 4 appendixes, 90 high-quality b/w photos and facsimiles with captions. Glossy throughout. ; Deeply detailed family biography and genealogy of Bessie and Joseph Wetsman who fled oppression in The Pale of Settlement (Russian Ukraine) in 1886 and settled in Iowa, with family members moving to Detroit in 1905. Much on Jewish history in Detroit and Iowa. Published by grandson. Family names with many index entries include Wetsman, Uhr, Handler, Saulson, Davidson. ; A touch of exterior wear only. No other defects. Quite rare. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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3 Arbuckle, J. Graeme >> Badges of the Canadian Navy
Halifax, Nova Scotia: Nimbus Publishing; 1987 0920852491 / 9780920852491 Hardcover As New in As New dust jacket 
203 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Hardcover, blue boards, 203 glossy pages, glossary of heraldic terms, badges of 150+ Canadian naval vessels, plus 19 naval air squadrons and 19 shore establishments, shown in full color filling a half page each, with blazon, and brief history of each ship. ; No defects. Quite scarce. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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4 Ashley, Edward G. >> Ship Masters Association Directory, 1909 : A Directory of Names, Pennant Numbers and Addresses of all Members
Norwalk, Ohio: American Publishers Company; 1909 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
463 pages; 16mo (6.5") 17 cm; Small hardcover, black buckram over flexible boards, rounded corners, all edges red, floral endpapers, 463 pages, dozens of photos and illustrations, including 26 knots illustrated, some b/w, some in red and black. Many displayads with 2-, 3-, or 4-digit phone numbers. ; Complete subtitle: 'A Directory of Names, Pennant Numbers and Addresses of all Members, Also a List of Vessels of the Great Lakes, American and Canadian, with Names and Addresses of Owners, Other Information of a Miscellaneous Nature of Interest in Shipping Circles of the Great Lakes.' Memorial pages compiled by Peter Thompson and James B. Lyons. ; Exterior shows hardly any sign of use. Interior is nearly pristine but we did find a few pages with faint juvenile pencil scribbles. No other defects. Quite scarce. 
Price: 36.00 USD
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5 Author Unknown >> Antique Photo Album
Detroit: Burkhardt Company; 1915 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
22 pages; Oblong 8vo (9.75") 25 cm; Oblong hardcover (12.5 x 9.75 inches) 32 x 25 cm, dark brown textured buckram boards with raised decor in orange, green, red, silver. Lovely black moire endpapers, black moire page lifter. Three inner rings spaced 3.5 inches apart. 11 black leaves (22 pages) on heavy board stock. ; No date but Burkhardt was founded 1911. We estimate this item about 1915.; Exterior shows moderate rubbing and wear, mainly on rear cover. All rings function and are aligned correctly. No photos. No marks. Rare and quite attractive. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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6 Authors Unknown >> Holy Bible, Authorized or King James Version : Master Reference Edition, Masonic Edition, Red Letter Edition, Pictorial Pronouncing Dictionary
Wichita, Ks: Heirloom Bible Publishers; 1971 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
978 pages; 4to (11.75") 30 cm; Large heavy hardcover, dark blue buckram cloth, title and masonic symbol in gold on front and spine, [x] + 72 + 762 + 128 + 6 pages, dictionary, concordance, appendixes, family record pages, 7 color maps, main text in 2 columns with chain references in small inner columns, dozens of small b/w illustrations, numerous full-page color illustrations. ; Copyright 1964. This printing 1971. ; Complete subtitle: 'Authorized or King James Version, Old and New Testaments, Translated out of the original tongues and with all former translations diligently compared and revised, Master Reference Edition, Masonic Edition, Red Letter Edition, Pictorial Pronouncing Dictionary and other interesting instructive features, a Family Bible Beautifully Illustrated with Masterpieces of Religious Art.' ; Faint shelfwear only. No marks or writing, nothing filled in. ; Items laid in: 1) Ribbon bookmark with serenity prayer. 2) Handmade cross of delicate material, possibly bamboo. 3) Holy memorial card. 4) Masonic memorial card. 5) Easter card. 
Price: 46.00 USD
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7 Baedeker, Karl >> Baedeker's Central Italy and Rome, 15e : (15th Edition, 1909) Handbook for Travellers
Leipzig, East Germany: Baedeker, 1909 Fifteenth Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
527 pages; 16mo (6.25") 16 cm; Small hardcover, red cloth over flexible boards, gilt lettering, marbled edges, [lxxxii] + 527 + 32 pages, index, bibliography, glossary of art terms, chronology of Roman emperors and popes, two page-marker ribbons, 55 plans and 19 two-color maps, many of which are fold-outs. ; 15th revised edition, 1909, stated. This is an actual book from 1909, not a print-on-demand fake. ; Exterior shows only very light edgewear. No marks or defects to interior. Binding tight. Origial lettered jacket is present, a few very small edge chips only. Quite scarce with jacket. ; Baedeker's Guide Books Series 
Price: 65.00 USD
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8 Baedeker, Karl >> Baedeker's Rhine, the Rhine from Rotterdam to Constance, 13e : A Handbook for Travelers, with 44 Maps and 24 Plans, 13th Revised Edition, 1896
Leipzig, East Germany: Karl Baedeker; 1896 Thirteenth Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
422 pages; 16mo (6.25") 16 cm; Hardcover, red cloth over flexible boards, gilt lettering, 422 pages, marbled edges, index, green page-marker ribbon, endpaper overview map, 24 plans and 44 two-color maps, of which many are fold-outs. English throughout. ; 13th edition, 1896, stated. This is an actual book from 1869, not a print-on-demand fake. Travel guide to Rhine River region of Germany, Netherlands. ; Exterior shows moderate sunning to edges, light wear to cloth. Spine a bit faded but gilt is sharp and readable. Pages and all fold-outs crisp. Binding tight. ; Baedeker's Handbooks for Travellers Series 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9 Baker, Nicholson >> Double Fold : Libraries and the Assault on Paper
N. Y. : Random House; 2001 0375504443 / 9780375504440 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
384 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Hardcover, black boards, [xiv] + 370 pages, index, bibliography, endnotes, 7 color illustrations on glossy plates. ; True story of how hundreds of libraries "preserved" their paper ephemera (newspapers, magazines, etc) by microfilming them then destroying the originals, and other atrocities, and how author and team managed to rescue last surviving issues of New York World, a stunning early color newspaper. ; Very small remainer mark on top. Jacket shows a touch of shelfwear. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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10 Bertus >> 2000 Beste Verschillen von Bertus : 2000 Differences, Spot the Difference Guessing Game
Nijmegen, Netherlands: Thoben Offset; 1981 Softcover Very Good Illustrated by Bertus 
208 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Softcover, stiff green covers, 208 pages, 202 puzzles, each in which two cartoons are presented, and one must discover how they are different from each other. No text, apart from answers in rear, which are in Dutch. ; Isbn 9061380057.; Covers worn, with light creases to corners. Gift note on title page dated 1981. Interior clean, binding tight. Quite scarce. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11 Bolinger, Dwight >> Intonation and its Uses : Melody in Grammar and Discourse
Stanford, Calif: Stanford University Press; 1989 0804715351 / 9780804715355 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
470 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Ex-Library; Red cloth, [xiv] + 470 pages, 2 indexes, 2 appendixes, bibliography, endnotes, no illustrations (as such) but there are dozens of sample sentences graphically laid out according to high and low intonation. ; 'Intonation: a nonarbitrary, sound-symbolic system with intimate ties to facial expression and bodily gesture, and conveying, underneath it all, emotions and attitudes'. This book is a highly analytical examination of the musical or tonal properties of human speech which form a universal basis of understanding that reaches across languages and cultures. ; All the usual library marks. Jacket in protective sleeve attached to endpapers. Otherwise quite crisp, appears never to have been read. Scarce in any condition. ; Please note: I really do have 1 unit of this title in stock. Do not even bother trying to order it from allnewbooks, amitcj, any_book, Better World Books, brookebooks, Daily Deal, extremelyreliable, Murray Media, Nohinsa Books, pbshop, pbshopus, profnath, quality7, the_book_community, thebookgrove, Value Promenade, Vault Media, or Wonder Book, because they don't actually stock any books. Goog le mega-lister to learn more. 
Price: 36.00 USD
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12 Briggs, Mary Balch >> We and Our Kinsfolk : Ephraim and Rebekah Waterman Briggs, Their Descendants and Ancestors, with a Few Collateral Branches
Boston: Beacon Press; 1887 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
141 pages; 8vo (8.75") 23 cm; Hardcover, dark blue-black cloth, 141 pages, gilt lettering, 2 indexes, endnotes, 5 b/w illustrations including 2 large fold-out heliotype family trees. ; Includes several Congregational clergymen and one Unitarian, the Rev. Charles Briggs, son of the Rev. Ephraim. ; Cloth lightly worn at extremities. Rear board shows several light scrape marks. Both fold-outs fragile, small closed tears to each near folds. Several pages have margin corrections very lightly penciled in. Hinges intact. Binding tight. Scarce. 
Price: 17.00 USD
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Encyclopedia Britannica, 11e, 11th Edition, Complete in 29 Volumes : (Encyclopaedia) a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information, Britannica >>
13 Britannica >> Encyclopedia Britannica, 11e, 11th Edition, Complete in 29 Volumes : (Encyclopaedia) a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information
N. Y. : Encyclopaedia Britannica; 1911 Eleventh Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
8vo (9") 23 cm; Complete 29-vol set. Reddish-brown full leather bindings, spines stamped gilt, text in 2 columns. 28 vols of text + Index vol. Hundreds of b/w illustrations; scores of glossy plates, some in color; numerous b/w, 2-color, and 3-color maps per vol, many fold-outs. ; Preface by Hugh Chisholm. Handy edition stated. Full index of authors and their topics at front of each vol. Final vol contains complete index. About 900 pages per vol. Date on half titles is 1910-1911. Each article written new for this edition, by top experts in field; this is the Rolls Royce of encyclopedias. ; Minor wear, mainly to crowns of four vols, which show very small closed tears. No major defects. No marks. Interiors pristine. All bindings tight and intact. Extremely scarce in this condition. 
Price: 675.00 USD
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14 Buchanan, Bob >> Redford High School Senior Annual, June 1950 : Yearbook, Year Book, Redford, Michigan
Detroit: Redford High School; 1950 Softcover Poor 
72 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; Softcover, brown pictorial leatherette covers, 52 unnumbered pages, b/w photos of seniors, clubs, faculty, football and other teams. Nice memorial page for Principal William R. Stocking, 1881-1949. ; (Amazonbuyers please note: This is an actual publication from 1950, not a flimsy computer-generated reprint) Not to be confused with Redford Union high school, Redford high school was situated in northwest Detroit and served students in Old Redford, Grandmont, Rosedale Park and Brightmoor; it graduated two classes per year, one in January, one in June; each class had its own colors. This yearbook is for June graduating class of 1950.; We have graded this item Poor. Binding is almost completely shot but center pages are holding together. All pages are present but some are photocopies, not originals. Many leaves have small edge-tears and creases but everything is readable. Many marks, names, greetings, etc, in pen and pencil. Quite scarce. Sold as is. ; Items laid in: 1) color glossy photo of photocop from 50th Anniversary Reunion. 2) four articles on champion girls swim team, with Jean McConnell's name underlined, all photocopies. 3) clipping on birth of Jean McConnell in 1931, photocopy. 
Price: 74.00 USD
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15 Capell, Arthur >> New Fijian Dictionary, A : Fijian-English, English-Fijian, 2nd Edition, 1957
Glasgow: Wilson Guthrie & Company; 1957 Second Edition Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
464 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Small hardcover (5 x 7.5 inches) 13 x 19 cm, brown cloth, gilt lettering, [x] + 464 pages, introduction with table of dialects, plus appendixes and 2 large fold-outs in rear. The main text is a Fijian-English dictionary, with extensive data on word forms, grammar, etc. The second section is an English-Fijian dictionary, to be used as an index. ; Originally published 1941. This is 2nd edition, 1957. ; Words of Bau dialect of Fijian language, as taught in schools of Fiji, plus botanical words. Latin (English-language) characters throughout. ; A touch of shelfwear to bottom edge. Otherwise no signs of wear. The only notable defect is a small indentation to the front endpaper, apparently made long ago by a bookworm. No marks or scribbles. Pages are clean and crisp. Binding is tight. Appears to have never been used. 
Price: 19.00 USD
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16 Carroll, Vern, and Tobias Soulik >> Nukuoro Lexicon
Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press; 1973 0824802500 / 9780824802509 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
833 pages; 8vo (9.25") 23 cm; Thick hardcover, brown cloth, [xxvi] + 833 pages, 10 appendixes. Main text is an extensive Nukuoro-English, English-Nukuoro dictionary followed by a detailed Nukuoro root list. Dedication in Nukuoro, other front matter in English. ; Nukuoro is one of the languages of Polynesia, spoken by the people of Nukuoro Island, part of Micronesia, north of New Guinea, near Australia. ; Appears to have been published as softcover, rebound in reinforced library binding. Very small binder label on lower front. No library marks. No other defects apart from light bump to crown. Quite scarce in any condition. ; PALI Language Texts, Polynesia Series 
Price: 74.00 USD
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17 Chase, A. W. (Alvin Wood) >> Dr. Chase's Recipes, Or, Information for Everybody : An Invaluable Collection of about Eight Hundred Practical Recipes . . .
Ann Arbor: A. W. Chase; 1960 38th Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
384 pages; 16mo (6.75") 17 cm; Small hardcover, green leatherette boards, gold lettering, [xxxii] + 384 pages, display ads on endpapers, brief medical glossary, about 800 recipes for all manner of items you couldn't buy off the shelf in 1866, such as: vinegar, glue, cough lozenge, varnish, lacquer, solder, water-proof paste for leather, fire-proof paint, horse liniment, hair dye, silk dye, rat poison, tomato catchup, much more. ; Originally published by author in Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1866, 38th edition stated. This is a facsimile reprint. No date on this unit but we estimate 1960. ; Very minor edgewear. Front endpaper has small goldfoil sticker and small gift note dated 1974. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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18 Cheetham, Craig >> American Cars : The Automobiles That Made America
Hoo, England: Grange Books; 2004 1840136502 / 9781840136500 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
448 pages; Oblong 8vo (8.75") 23 cm; Large oblong hardcover, white boards, gray endpapers, 448 glossy pages, index, detailed specs, production milestones and other data, each vehicle shown from top and all four sides, over 2500 full-color photos. ; 'Looks in detail at over 200 of the most spectacular, powerful and beautiful American cars'. ; This item is from collection of Peter H. Foss, founder and former president, Michigan Model Car Collectors. ; Light wear to jacket. No other defects. 
Price: 19.00 USD
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19 Clark, Hulda Regher >> Cure for all Cancers, the : Including over 100 Case Histories of Persons Cured
Chula Vista, Calif: New Century Press; 1993 Softcover As New 
623 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; 623 pages. ; Blurb: 'New research findings show there is a single cure for all cancers. This book provides exact instructions for their cure. Plus two revolutionary electronic circuits, one to diagnose and monitor progress, the other to zap parasites and bacteria.' ; No defects. Still in original shrinkwrap. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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20 Coghlan, Herbert Henery >> Notes on Prehistoric and Early Iron in the Old World : Including a Metallographic and Metallurgical Examination of Specimens Selected by the Pitt Rivers Museum
Oxford, England: Oxford University Press; 1977 Second Edition Softcover Very Good 
144 pages; 8vo (9.75") 25 cm; Stiff gray covers, index, endnotes, about 200 b/w line diagrams in text, 144 pages of text + 16 plates with 50 high-gloss photos and photomicrographs. ; Issn 03067343. Copyright 1956. This is 2nd edition, 1977. Authored by Herbert Henery Coghlan. Edited by T. K. Penniman and B. M. Blackwood. Article on Metallographic and Metallurgical Examination of Specimens Selected by the Pitt Rivers Museum, by I. M. Allen. ; Light wear to tips. Covers lightly sunned, one crosscrack to spine, original pr ice inked out on front cover, small pric e sticker inside front cover, as issued. Interior clean, binding tight. ; Occasional Papers on Technology Series; Vol. 8 
Price: 13.00 USD
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