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Annual Typhoon Report, 1961

By: Kotsch, William J.

Price: $44.00

Publisher: Fleet Weather Central: 1961

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 20981

Condition: Very Good


246 pages; 4to (10.5") 27 cm; Tall yellow softcover, 4 + [iii] + 246 pages, 7 thumb tabs, 2 appendixes, b/w map on front of typhoons in vicinity of Philippines, China, Korea, Japan; numerous lists and tables, tons of b/w maps, 15 b/w photos. ; Published under auspices US Fleet Weather Central, Joint Typhoon Warning Center, San Francisco. ; This is not a flimsy reprint but an actual government report for 1961.; Moderate edgewear. A touch of sunning to exterior. No mar... View more info

Frank Krue and Company, Detroit, Michigan : Blotter with Advertisement for Mortgage Firm, 1948

By: Krue, Frank

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Frank Krue & Company: 1948

Seller ID: 11702

Condition: Near Fine


Oblong format, item measures 9 x 3.8 inches, 23 x 10 cm, dark red background, yellow lettering. Small outline of lower peninsula of Michigan, otherwise no illustrations. ; Text reads: 'To better serve our rapidly growing clientele, after July 1, 1948, we will be located in our new and modernized office buildings in the east wing, 8th Floor, National Bank Building, Telephone WOodward 2-7290, Detroit 26. Frank Krue & Co, FHA Approved Mortgagee, pre-eminent in service, faci... View more info

History of the Society of Descendants of Robert Bartlet of Plymouth, Massachusetts : Incorporated December 11, 1909

By: Longfellow, Marian

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Loring-Axtell Company: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16229

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


136 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Hardcover, black cloth, gilt lettering, beige endpapers, 114 + [xxii] glossy pages, index, numerous genealogies and biographical sketches, 16 b/w photos and illustrations with captions. ; Data on members of the Bartlett, Bartlet, Barttelot (etc) family and of their genealogical society. ; No marks, no defects, only a touch of wear. ; Amazonbuyers please note: This is an actual hardcover book from 1914, not a flimsy computer-generated rep... View more info

Colloquial Polish : A Complete Language Course

By: Mazur, Boleslaw W.

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1986

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 15379

ISBN: 0710090307

Condition: Very Good+


270 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; White softcover, 270 pages, vocabulary, pronunciation guide, a few b/w illustrations, 20 complete lessons suitable for self study. ; Copyright 1983. This is 2nd printing, 1986. 'This comprehensive introduction to everyday Polish is designed for people meeting the language for the first time'. ; A touch of shelfwear only. Pages a bit yellowed from age. No other defects. ; Colloquial Series View more info

Course in Levantine Arabic, A

By: McCarus, Ernest, with Hamadi Qafisheh and Raji Rammuny >>

Price: $29.00

Publisher: University of Michigan Press: 1974

Seller ID: 20292

Condition: Good+


319 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover, white plastic comb binding, olive-green covers, [viii] + 319 pages, of which front 252 pages teach how to speak Arabic (using phonetic English) including grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, etc, and final section presents glossary and small amount of written Arabic, but no lessons in how to write Arabic. ; Published under auspices, Center for Near Eastern and North African Studies, University of Michigan, 1974. ; Light wear... View more info

Civil Air Patrol Uniforms and Insignia, Volume 2 : The Second Ten Years, 1952-1961, Includes Ribbons for Period 1942-1983

By: Morse, Louisa S. (Col)

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Louisa S. Morse: 1983

Seller ID: 14222

Condition: Very Good+


176 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Over 100 low-quality b/w photos and diagrams, with colors and metals indicated in text. Includes facsimile reprints of the texts of several uniform regulation handbooks issued by the Civil Air Patrol between 1952-1961, plus information on ribbons 1942-1983.. ; Published 1983. Volume 2 in a series of 3. (We also have vol-3, please ask) Compiled and edited by Col. Louisa S. Morse, chairman, Civil Air Patrol (CAP) Historical Committee, and co... View more info

Civil Air Patrol Uniforms and Insignia, Volume 3 : The Past Twenty-Two Years, 1962-1983

By: Morse, Louisa S. (Col)

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Louisa S. Morse: 1983

Seller ID: 14223

Condition: Near Fine


143 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Over 100 low-quality b/w photos and diagrams, with colors and metals indicated in text. Includes facsimile reprints of the texts of several uniform regulation handbooks issued by the Civil Air Patrol between 1962-1983. ; Published 1983. Volume 3 in a series of 3. (We also have vol-2, please ask) Compiled and edited by Col. Louisa S. Morse, chairman, Civil Air Patrol (CAP) Historical Committee, and commander, Delaware state CAP for 23 years... View more info

Talkin' about Sportin' Women : A Dictionary of Terms Related to Prostitution on the American Frontier

By: Moynahan, Jay M.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Chickadee Publishing: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20111

Condition: Near Fine


47 pages; 8vo (8.75") 22 cm; White softcover, pink lettering, white wire spiral binding, 47 pages, about 300 terms listed and defined. Includes several lists such as names of actual brothels, actual madams, and old prostituion districts of western towns. ; Terms from American frontier 1840s-1920s, used by prostitutes, their customers, social reformers, and general public. Compiled and edited by professor of history. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. Quite scarce. ; Sporti... View more info

Encyclopedia of Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories, The

By: Newton, Michael

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Checkmark Books/Facts On File: 2006

Seller ID: 20638

ISBN: 0816055408

Condition: Very Good+


426 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover, [vi] + 426 pages, bibliography, index, over 80 b/w photos, about 500 entries. ; All the wild and crazy conspiracy theories of history plus a number of major modern scandals and events relating to actual conspiracies. ; Minor wear to exterior. No other defects. Binding tight and square. View more info

Pealer, Wenner, Lawrence, Ladd, Dieffenbacher Families : (Signed)

By: Pealer, Thomas

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Thomas Pealer: 1947

Seller ID: 10500

Condition: Very Good


116 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Hardcover, black textured cloth, gilt lettering, 116 pages, 48 b/w photos and illustrations plus 2 fold-out blueprint family trees. A few corrections penned in, presumably by author, who also SIGNED front endpaper. ; Privately printed. Pealer (Peeler, Peelor, Bealer, etc) family of Laporte, Pennsylvania, and author's ancestral lines, some going back to 1640. ; Several small spots to cloth, light edgewear. No other flaws. Interior clean. F... View more info

Sanilac Petroglyphs, The

By: Richards, Darrel, and Mark Papworth, with Robert T. Hatt; Illustrated by Ira W. Butterfield

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Cranbrook Institute of Science: 1958

Seller ID: 20647

Condition: Very Good+


48 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Gray softcover booklet, 48 glossy pages, bibliography, footnotes, 107 b/w photos and diagrams with captions. ; Petroglyphs (ancient rock carvings) in Sanilac county in the 'thumb' of Michigan. ; Contents: The Petroglyphs, by Darrel J. Richards. An Archeological Survey of the Petroglyphs, by Mark Papworth. Introduction by Robert T. Hatt. Photos by Ira W. Butterfield, Robert T. Hatt, others. ; Edges sunned. Upper tip very lightly bumped. Cover... View more info

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Getaway, the : High Speed II, Pinball Operations Manual

By: Ritchie, Steve

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Williams Electronic Games: 1992

Seller ID: 18436

Condition: Near Fine


134 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover, red covers, side-stapled binding, 134 pages chapter-paginated, over 80 b/w figures and diagrams including 14 'shot' diagrams showing how bonus features can be activated by player. ; Owner's manual and operations guide to commercial electronic arcade pinball machine. Section headings are: Operations and adjustments. Testing and problem diagnistics. Parts information. Wiring diagrams and schematics. ; Very light bump to lower... View more info

Beginners ' Dictionary of Chinese Japanese Characters : With Common Abbreviations, Variants and Numerous Compounds

By: Rose-Innes, Arthur

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Dover Publications: 1977

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 14595

ISBN: 0844656577

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


566 pages; 8vo (8.75") 23 cm; Ex-Library; Hardcover, green cloth, black spine lettering, green paste-down on front, [xlvii] + 507 + 12 pages, numerous lists and tables, over 25000 characters (words) are shown, arranged by number of strokes, with pronunciations, definitions, cross references, etc. ; Originally published 1959. This is a facsimile reprint of the 4th edition, 1977. This is a library edition, originally published in softcover by Dover Publications and reb... View more info

Stolen Lives : Killed by Law Enforcement, 2e, 2nd Edition, 1999

By: Saari, Karen

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Stolen Lives Project: 1999

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 19522

ISBN: 0967513626

Condition: Near Fine


360 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover, 360 pages, several b/w photos, over 2000 cases from 1990 to 1999 of US victims killed by police brutality listed and described, with alarming statistics (over 75% Black or Hispanic) regarding race and ethnicity of victims. ; Introduction by Karen Saari. Published under auspices National Lawyers Guild, the Anthony Baez Foundation, and the October 22 Coalition to Stop Police Brutality. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. ; 2nd editi... View more info

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

By: Saker, Nancy

Price: $68.00

Publisher: Redford High School: 1950

Seller ID: 20033

Condition: Poor


52 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. ; 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... View more info

161 Key Swahili Words and How to Use Them

By: Salama

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Salama Publishers: 1971

Seller ID: 20623

Condition: Good+


44 pages; 24mo (5.25") 14 cm; Small softcover booklet, [vi] + 38 pages, small map of Africa on front showing Swahili language area, pronunciation guide, several lists of useful words and phrases, glossary of 161 basic words (Swahili-English and English-Swahili) ; This pocket-sized booklet has been in a pocket. Edges moderately worn, small creases at tips. Interior clean, binding tight. Scarce. View more info

Image for Selas Trademark, Sales and Broad Company Catalog A, 1901 :  Jobbers of Fine Plumbing Material, Porcelain Lavatory Fixtures, Steam Engineering Supplies, Etc, Detroit, Michigan (Catalogue A)

Selas Trademark, Sales and Broad Company Catalog A, 1901 : Jobbers of Fine Plumbing Material, Porcelain Lavatory Fixtures, Steam Engineering Supplies, Etc, Detroit, Michigan (Catalogue A)

By: Sales, Murray W.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Sales & Broad Company: 1901

Seller ID: 15904

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


52 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Small catalog, dark red cloth over flexible covers, white lettering, bound with three brass tacks, as issued, 52 pages numbered according to no scheme we can determine; porcelain lavatory fixtures: 7 bathtubs, 21 toilets, 22 sinks shown in b/w engravings on glossy pages, with specs and pric es. ; Items are all apparently under the brand name Selas (that's Sales backward) with a porcelain finish called Flintoware, and with several fixture... View more info

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Hallucinogenic Agents : A Concise Review

By: Schering

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Schering Corporation: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18541

Condition: Very Good+


30 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Large oblong softcover, psychedelic cover art, bibliography, 4 monochrome photos, 9 b/w chemical diagrams, 2 large fold-outs. ; Topics: Mescaline, DOM (PCP) , Myristicin, Hallucinogens, Psilocybin, LSD, Marijuana. Also includes info on Etrafon, Trilafon, Tindal and Tremin, pharmaceuticals made by Schering Corporation, now part of Merck. ; Light edgewear. No marks. Binding tight. View more info

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Tainted Legacy : 9/11 and the Ruin of Human Rights (Signed)

By: Schulz, William F.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Thunder's Mouth Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20833

ISBN: 1560254890

Condition: Near Fine


242 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Black softcover, [xiv] + 242 pages, index, 265 endnotes. Inscribed and SIGNED on title page by author. ; Preface by Anthony Lewis. ; Two years after terror attack of 9/11, author destroys the logic of Bush administration's 'war on terror' and blatant violation of human rights. Written by Executive Director of Amnesty International USA, former president of Unitarian Universalist Association, senior fellow for human rights at Center for Am... View more info

Sow They Say : Scott's Golf Course Seeds

By: Scott, O. M.

Price: $17.00

Publisher: O. M. Scott & Sons Company: 1924

Seller ID: 19962

Condition: Very Good+


24 pages; 12mo (7.25") 18 cm; Beige softcover, 24 unnumbered pages, gatefold centerfold showing vast green lawn at Franklin Life Insurance, Springfield, Illinois. ; Published on behalf of Scott's Golf Course grass seeds. 'We reprint here for the consideration of those who buy lawn seed, letters from a few of our typical customers.' ; The word 'Nursery' neatly marked on front cover in fountain pen in faded ink. Rear cover shows a touch of rubbing. No other defects. Qu... View more info