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Balloons : from Paper Bags to Skyhooks

By: Burchard, Peter

Price: $12.71

Publisher: New York, NY, the Macmillan Company: 1960

Seller ID: 007250

Condition: Very Good


48 pp, Book presents a history of ballooning, f/the smoke-filled bags constructed by the Montgolfier brothers to the giant Skyhook balloons that are sued for high- altitude research. He had the help of several balloonists: Jean Piccard, Charles Moore, Joe Kittinger and others. dj price-clipped w/chipping along edges. View more info

Indians of Arizona

By: Bureau of Indian Affairs

Price: $9.56

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U. S. Government Printing Office: 1968

Seller ID: 036878

Condition: Very Good


24 pp, light-dark brown pictorial front panel. The booklet provides brief information about various tribes in Arizona from Navajos, Apaches, Pueblos, Hopis, Pimas, Papagos, Yumas, Maricopas, Mohaves, Cocopahs, Havasupais, Hualapais, Yavapais, & the Paiutes. View more info

A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Colonial Gentry - Volume II

By: Burke, Sir Bernard C.B., LL.D Ulster King of Arms and edited by Burke, Ashworth P.

Price: $97.71

Publisher: London, England, Harrison & Sons: 1895

Seller ID: 050471

Condition: Very Good


iii, xvii to xxiii, 401 to 876 pp, [16], red leatherette beveled edge pebbled finish boards w/blind stamped border on front & rear boards w/gilt emblem on front & same emblem blind stamped on rear cover, gilt lettering on the spine, TEG (top edge gilt), dark grey cooked endpapers. Volume II only. pages svii to xxiii continue the corrigenda of volume 1, pages 863 through 876 contain the index for volumes 1 and 2. The last 16 pages contain a list of Messrs. Harrison & Sons publications. The book contains several pages with the coat-of-arms for some of the different families. Some of the f... View more info

See Inside An Aztec Town

By: Burland, Cottie

Price: $13.56

Publisher: London, England, Hutchinson & Co. Ltd.: 1980

Seller ID: 037542

ISBN: 0091396700

Condition: Very Good


229 pp, blu-tan-brown-green-red color illustrated boards w/color illustrated endpapers. The book provides a brief history of the Aztecs. It describes the capital as City of Swamps, temple of death, royal palace, law of the gods, strict upbringing, the craftsmen, Tlatelolco Market, farming, warrior's life, and more. View more info

Look Down That Winding River, an Informal Profile of the Mississippi: An Informal Profile of the Mississippi

By: Burman, Ben Lucien w/foreword by Hutchens, John K.

Price: $14.88

Publisher: New York, NY, Taplinger Publishing Co., Inc.: 1988

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 035868

ISBN: 0800849604

Condition: Near Fine


192 pp, quarterbound w/red boards w/tan clothcovered spine w/red lettering, dj tan w/black lettering w/red-orange wraparound illustration. The author remembers the colorful figures of the steamboat days. Here are the captains and pilots that he knew, along with the shantyboat men View more info

Yankees in the Republic of Texas : Some Notes on their Origin and Impact

By: Burnett, Arthur C.

Price: $16.79

Publisher: Houston, TX, Harris County Historical Soc.: 1952

Seller ID: 002309

Condition: Very Good


63 pp, wraps. Material on Yankees whose pioneering activities in Texas affected the economic growth & development of the republic. The book has listing by states that some of early pioneers came from. They are New York, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Vermont, New Jersey, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and New England. It lists information about various family members , where they were born, & other info on them. ex-library, tipped in note from the University of Texas library. View more info

A History of the Ostrogoths

By: Burns, Thomas S.

Price: $8.46

Publisher: Bloomington, IN, Indiana University Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037020

ISBN: 0253328314

Condition: Very Good


xvii, 299 pp, dark blu boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, dj violet-black w/wht-orange lettering w/illustrated front panel. The author presents a hsitory of the Ostrogoths from their initial contacts iwth Roman world in the third century through the dissolution of ther kingdom in Italy in 554. The author presents early Ostrogothic tribal, pagan society, and reveals interactions between these barbarians and the Roman Empire. He illuminates how Theodori, king of the Ostrogoths, devoted his reign to crafting a spcial place for his people and dynasty in a Roman-dominated world. dj has ... View more info

Kentucky Ham

By: Burroughs Jr., William

Price: $29.71

Publisher: New York, NY, E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 024881

ISBN: 0525138501

Condition: Very Good-


194 pp, brown papercovered boards w/black lettering & deco, dj blu-brown w/black lettering. William Burroughs, Jr. recounting his life as a drug addict. William Burroughs Jr. was the son of William Burroughs. At fourteen he was summoned by his father to Morocco, where he was given his first "poke on the celebrated medicinal her." He provides an authentic voice telling us some of what we need to know about drugs, our children and ourselves. book slight cocking. View more info

The Romance of Exploration and Emergency First-Aid from Stanley to Byrd

By: Burroughs Wellcome & Co.

Price: $16.96

Publisher: New York, NY, Burroughs Wellcome & Co.: 1934

Seller ID: 003801

Condition: Very Good-


160 pp, red cloth boards, teg (top edge gilt), endpapers are silver colored w/embossed stars. The book shows some of the emergency first-aid kits that explorers used. They were exhibited at the Chicago Century of Progress Exposition in 1934. Has information about the following explorers: Pioneers of Africa, Pioneers of Polar Exploration, Pioneers of Air Travel, and Some Other Heroes of Travel.The medical equipment of Burroughs Wellcome & Co. was copyrighted under " Tabloid". The boards have some spotting, corners bumped. View more info

The Romance of Exploration and Emergency First-Aid from Stanley to Byrd

By: Burroughs Wellcome & Co.

Price: $19.98

Publisher: New York, NY, Burroughs Wellcome & Co.: 1934

Seller ID: 050054

Condition: Very Good


160 pp, red cloth boards, teg (top edge gilt), endpapers are silver colored w/embossed stars. The book shows some of the emergency first-aid kits that the explorers used. They were exhibited at the Chicago Century of Progress Exposition in 1934. Has information about the following explorers: Pioneers of Africa, Pioneers of Polar Exploration, Pioneers of Air Travel, and Some Other Heroes of Travel.The medical equipment of Burroughs Wellcome & Co. was copyrighted under " Tabloid". View more info

Where the Old West Stayed Young

By: Burroughs, John Rolfe

Price: $53.98

Publisher: New York, NY, William Morrow & Company: 1962

Seller ID: 050050

Condition: Very Good-


viii, 376 pp, quarterbound w/green papercovered boards w/tan clothovered spine w/green lettering, dark brown-white endpapers w/brands as border. The remarkable history of Brown's Park , together with an account of the rise and fall of the range-cattle business in Northwestern Colorado and Southwestern Wyoming. It contains information about cattle barons, sheep and sheepmen, forest rangers, range wards, long riders, paid killers, and other bad men. Six-guns #340 there are several chapters on the bad men of Brown's Park and Robbers' Roost, such as the Wild Bunch, the Ketchums, Matt Warne... View more info

Indian Heritage, Indian Pride : Stories That Touched My Life

By: Burton, Jimalee (Ho-chee-nee, Cherokee) w/foreword by Keeler, W.W.

Price: $46.75

Publisher: Norman, OK, University of Oklahoma Press: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023504

ISBN: 0806111240

Condition: Near Fine


xvi, 176 pp, quarterbound w/tan cloth covered boards w/brown cloth covered spine, dj tan-brown w/wht lettering w/illustrated front & photo of author on the back. The author tells the story of her childhood in Oklahoma, recounting the tales & legends she heard as a child along w/associations among the Indians that influenced her career as a painter, musician, composer & poet. View more info

The American Indian Southwest: Abiding Earth/Restless Sky - a Public Humanities Project

By: Busby, Mark

Price: $21.25

Publisher: San Marcos, TX, Southwest Texas State University: 1993

Seller ID: 037788

Condition: Near Fine


23 pp, grey-brown-tan-wht color illustrated front panel. This booklet is about a public program that demonstrates that Indian cultures have no vanished but continue to affect life in the Southwest. It examines the intertwining of Indian, European, and African Culture throughout history to produce an intercultural Southwest. Also to focus on the significance of contemporary American Indian literature, and to bring an awareness the new insights into American Indian family life, economics, language, ecology, and religion. View more info

A Prairie Rose

By: Bush, Bertha E.

Price: $16.36

Publisher: Boston, MA, Little, Brown & Co.: 1927

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 027521

Condition: Good


305 pp, black cloth covered boards w/color pastedown on front cover, illustrated endpapers. Story about pioneering family that settled in Iowa. worn & chipped at top & bottom of spine, prev owner wrote on recto of frontispiece, number stamped on rfep. View more info

"Happy Days!" a Humorous Narrative in Drawings of the Progress of American Arms 1917-1919

By: Butler, Jr., Alban B.

Price: $11.48

Publisher: Long Island City, NY, Osprey Publishing: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051345

ISBN: 184908629X

Condition: Near Fine


110 pp, black clothcovered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, brown-tan dj w/cartoon illustrations on the front and rear panels. The author chronciles the progress of the boys of the First Division during their fiftenn months in France. It provides the reader w/ a record of life of the soldiers during the war and a bridge ot a nearly forgotten time. View more info

The Story of Butter Krust Bread

By: Butter Krust Bakery

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Texas, Butter Krust Bakery:

Seller ID: 031271

Condition: Very Good


unpaginated, blu-wht checkered & yel SC wraps w/color illustrated front & back. Booklet about the process of producing the Butter Krust Bread. It features new recipes made with Butter Krust Bread. slight winkling to the covers. . View more info

Fayette county: Past & Present

By: by students of La Grange High School and edited by Williams, Mrs. Marjorie L. w/foreword by Freytag, Walter

Price: $97.75

Publisher: La Grange, TX, Marjorie L. Williams: 1976

Edition: 2nd Printing

Inscription: Signed by Publisher

Seller ID: 012316

Condition: Very Good


473 pp, light brown SC wraps w/brown lettering & w/pictorial front cover, SIGNED by Williams. Volume is new material as obtained by the students of the English department, La Grange High School. The volume covers the past, schools of the county, churches of the county, some people of the county, the present: La Grange, and the present: other communities in the county. View more info

A bibliography of Illinois Imprints 1814-58

By: Byrd, Cecil K.

Price: $41.61

Publisher: Chicago, IL, The University of Chicago Press: 1966

Seller ID: 036838

Condition: Very Good


xxv, 601 pp, maroon cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, dj light brown w/black-brown lettering w/black-light brown illustration on the front panel. The author has recorded more than three thousand entries the includes books, broadsides, pamphlets and maps that were produced in the print shops of the territory & sate of Illinois between 1814 and 1858. This is a HEAVY BOOK. View more info

Skyward

By: Byrd, Richard Evelyn and w/foreword by Moffett, William A.

Price: $9.78

Publisher: New York, NY, Blue Ribbon Books, Inc.: 1931

Edition: 13th Impression

Seller ID: 009703

Condition: Good+


359 pp, blu cloth boards w/pictorial front of Byrd, blu-wht photo endpapers. A boy's edition w/Rainbow bindings. Richard E. Byrd's own story of his life & flights.Man's mastery of the air as shown by the flights of Adm. Byrd. His life, his thrilling adventures, his north pole & trans-atlantic flights, together w/his plans f/conquering the Antarctic by air. some wear to corners of book. prev owner bkplt FPD, prev owner wrote on ffep. View more info

A History of New England in Words of One Syllable

By: Cady, Mrs. H. N.

Price: $59.08

Publisher: Chicago, IL, H. J. Smith & Co.: 1888

Seller ID: 039738

Condition: Good+


208 pp, green cloth over boards w/gilt-red-black stamped illustrations & lettering on front panel & spine. The book begins with the first white men to visit New England beginning with the Norsemen. It describes Dighton Rock which has strange markings on it. The pilgrims are mentioned along with the first white men in Maine, New Hampshire, Connecticut, and Rhode Island. The book provides brief history through the Civil War. View more info