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Badges of the Canadian Navy

By: Arbuckle, J. Graeme

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Nimbus Publishing: 1987

Seller ID: 2623


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. View more info

Antique Photo Album

By: Author Unknown

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Burkhardt Company: 1915

Seller ID: 11000


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 fun... View more info

Baedeker's Rhine, the Rhine from Rotterdam to Constance, 13e : A Handbook for Travelers, with 44 Maps and 24 Plans, 13th Revised Edition, 1896

By: Baedeker, Karl

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Karl Baedeker: 1896

Edition: Thirteenth Edition

Seller ID: 11331


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. S... View more info

Baedeker's Central Italy and Rome, 15e : (15th Edition, 1909) Handbook for Travellers

By: Baedeker, Karl >>

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Baedeker,: 1909

Edition: Fifteenth Edition

Seller ID: 20023


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 ... View more info

Double Fold : Libraries and the Assault on Paper

By: Baker, Nicholson >>

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Random House;: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20128


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 ma... View more info

2000 Beste Verschillen von Bertus : 2000 Differences, Spot the Difference Guessing Game

By: Bertus; Illustrated by Bertus

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Thoben Offset: 1981

Seller ID: 15426


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. View more info

Intonation and its Uses : Melody in Grammar and Discourse

By: Bolinger, Dwight

Price: $34.00

Publisher: Stanford University Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15248


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... View more info

We and Our Kinsfolk : Ephraim and Rebekah Waterman Briggs, Their Descendants and Ancestors, with a Few Collateral Branches

By: Briggs, Mary Balch

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Beacon Press: 1887

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10501


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 corr... View more info

Redford High School Senior Annual, June 1950 : Yearbook, Year Book, Redford, Michigan

By: Buchanan, Bob >>

Price: $74.00

Publisher: Redford High School;: 1950

Seller ID: 20034


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 Re... View more info

New Fijian Dictionary, A : Fijian-English, English-Fijian, 2nd Edition, 1957

By: Capell, Arthur

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Wilson Guthrie & Company: 1957

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 15921


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 langua... View more info

Nukuoro Lexicon

By: Carroll, Vern, and Tobias Soulik >>

Price: $74.00

Publisher: University of Hawaii Press;: 1973

Seller ID: 20145


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 reinfor... View more info

Dr. Chase's Recipes, Or, Information for Everybody : An Invaluable Collection of about Eight Hundred Practical Recipes . . .

By: Chase, A. W. (Alvin Wood) >>

Price: $22.00

Publisher: A. W. Chase;: 1960

Edition: 38th Edition

Seller ID: 19420


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... View more info

Notes on Prehistoric and Early Iron in the Old World : Including a Metallographic and Metallurgical Examination of Specimens Selected by the Pitt Rivers Museum

By: Coghlan, Herbert Henery

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1977

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 13534


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. Cover... View more info

Communication Games and Simulations

By: Covert, Anita, and Gordon L. Thomas >>

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Speech Communication Association Publications;: 1978

Seller ID: 20113


48 pages; 8vo (8.75") 22 cm; White softcover, fold-and-staple binding, [vi] + 42 pages, bibliography, info on game theory, how to create an educational game for classroom use, and 11 games and simulations by various educators listed and described, their purposes and educational goals explained. ; Published under auspices Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills. Foreword by Bernard O'Donnell. ; Minor edgewear onl... View more info

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Shamrock 1968 : Sacred Heart High School, Dearborn, Michigan

By: Danowski, Margie >>

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Sacred Heart High School;: 1968

Seller ID: 20277


136 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Tall hardcover, green cloth, gold lettering and decor, 136 heavy-duty pages, pale green endpapers, 3 indexes, all the usual b/w photos. ; Almost no visible wear, however, both endpapers are covered with the usual student greetings and notes. View more info

Hanyu Pinyin : Zhonghua Renmin Gongheguo Ditu

By: Diming Suoyin

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Ditu Chubanshe: 1974

Seller ID: 15378


153 pages; 12mo (7.25") 19 cm; Green and orange softcover, Chinese throughout. Main text consists of 4 columns: 1) Chinese words spelled in Pinyin system in Latin alphabet, 2) Chinese words in Chinese, 3) reference numbers 4) more reference numbers. Appendix appears to be pronunciation guide. ; We don't read Chinese but we believe this to be a reference book of Chinese place names. ; Very minor wear. Owner name (G. M. Rowley) in ballpoint on title page. No other defe... View more info

Walt Disney World Memory Album and Journal : Mickey through the Years (Boxed Set, Box Set) (Blank Book in New Condition)

By: Disney, Walt

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Walt Disney World Resort: 1990

Seller ID: 10050


96 pages; 4to (11.5") 30 cm; Dark blue and red hardcover photo album with room for 12 large photos, bound around 'memory box' containing smaller hardcover blankbook with 64 pages, 16 lines per page, 4 black pages with pockets, and 14 pages for aut*graphs. Also has enough room to include more pictures or souvenirs. Mickey Mouse decor throughout. All enclosed in original dark blue box. ; A magnificent blank book for your Walt Disney souvenirs. ; All like new, no marks,... View more info

Biographical Catalogue of the Matriculates of Haverford College, 2nd Edition, 1833-1922 : Together with Lists of the Members of the College Faculty and the Managers, Officers and Recipients of Honorary Degrees

By: Froehlicher, Hans

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Haverford College: 1922

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 9589


755 pages; 8vo (9.75") 25 cm; Full dark brown cloth, gilt title over red leather spine label, top edge gilt, index, concise biogrpahies of over 3500 individuals. Laid paper throughout. ; Published by Alumni Association of Haverford College, Haverford, Pennsylvania. Updated from 1900 edition compiled by William Wistar Comfort. New research by M. Evelyn Babbitt. Co-editors: L. Arnold Post, Stephen W. Meader. ; Exterior quite worn, cloth flaked, corners lightly bumped. ... View more info

History of Levi Greene of Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New York, Michigan, the : And His Descendants.

By: Green, Mary Shaw >>

Price: $58.00

Publisher: Adrian College Press;: 1944

Seller ID: 20084


415 pages; 8vo (8.75") 22 cm; Hardcover, blue cloth, [vi] + 415 pages, extensive index, 1012 individuals listed, 10 b/w photos and facsimiles on glossy plates. ; Amazing genealogy compiled by Mary Shaw Green (Greene) of Farmington, Michigan, who traced her family tree back five generations to Timothy Greene of Rhode Island, born 1725. Many family members were devout Universalists, including author. ; We have graded this item Poor. Water damage apparent on fore-edge a... View more info

Thai-English Student's Dictionary

By: Haas, Mary R.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Stanford University Press: 1970

Seller ID: 16936


638 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; Large thick hardcover, green cloth, [xxix] + 638 pages, brief bibliography, tips on grammar, syntax, etc, about 25 000 entries in Thai, with English transliteration, and defined in English. ; Copyright 1964. This printing 1970. ; Written specifically to aid the English-speaking student in learning Thai. Additional contributions by George V. Grekoff, Ruchira C. Mendiones, Waiwit buddhari, Joseph R. Cooke, Soren C. Egerod. ; Book shows no... View more info