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The Quest for Arthur's Britain

By: Ashe, Geoffrey

Price: $7.44

Publisher: New York, NY, Frederick A. Praeger: 1968

Seller ID: 016236

Condition: Very Good

282 pp, red cloth boards w/gilt lettering, dj dark grn-wht w/pictorial front, dj couple small tears on edges, head (top) of book foxed. Book examines the historical foundations of Arthurian tradiiton, & in five archaeological chapters, presents the results of excavations to date at Cadbury, Tintagel, Glastonbury & less-known places. View more info

Business of Jews in Louisiana, 1840-1875

By: Ashkenazi, Elliott

Price: $15.09

Publisher: Tuscaloosa, AL, The University of Alabama Press: 1988

Seller ID: 035424

ISBN: 0817303189

Condition: Very Good+

xii, 219 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/silver lettering, glossy wht dj w/purple borders & illustration & w/purple-green lettering on the spine. The book researches whether the Jews who lived in the SOuth during the 19th century, acted differently from their non-Jewish neighbors in commercial matters. View more info

An Entrance to the Tree of Life

By: Ashlag, Rabbi Yehuda and edited by Berg, Dr. Philip S.

Price: $24.65

Publisher: The Old City Jerusalem, Israel, Israel: Research Centre of Kabbalah: 1977

Seller ID: 038037

Condition: Very Good

205 pp, black cloth covered boards, dj yel w/black lettering & black illustrated front. A key to the portals of Jewish Mysticism. dj chipped along top edge, dj several small tears on bottom edge repaired w/archival tape on inside, dj in mylar protector, some underlining on several of the first thirty-seven pages. View more info

Wrought Iron : It's Manufacture, Characteristics and Applications

By: Aston, James and Story, Edward B.

Price: $19.55

Publisher: Pittsburgh, PA, A. M. Byers Company: 1950

Edition: 2nd edition, 7th Printing

Seller ID: 040123

Condition: Very Good+

vi, 97 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/yel lettering, dj yel-blu w/black illustrations on the front panel. The book is a source of up-to-date information on wrought iron for those interested in material selection. It contains information on wrought iron manufacture prior to 1850, present day method of manufacturing, specifications and testing, characteristics, forging & bending, welding View more info

The Mythic West in Twentieth-Century America

By: Athearn, Robert G. w/foreword By West, Elliott

Price: $16.15

Publisher: Lawrence, KS, University Press of Kansas: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034733

ISBN: 0700603042

Condition: Near Fine

xii, 319 pp, grey cloth covered boards w/black lettering, dj silver w/red-black lettering w/black-and-white pictorial front panel. The author's eleven and last book. The author looks at how different developments shaped the modern West. View more info

When the World Was Young

By: Atkinson, M. Jourdan

Price: $51.00

Publisher: San Antonio, TX, The Naylor Company: 1957

Seller ID: 037955

Condition: Good+

unpaginated, blue cloth covered boards w/black lettering and w/black illustration on the front cover, illusstrated endpapers. Book on cultural anthropology for the young reader presenting primal concepts pyramided in this story of the bamboo cultures underlie all modern cultures. some wear & rubbing to the corners, remnants of tape on bottom of the spine. View more info

The Doulton Story - a Souvenir Booklet Produced Originally for the Exhibition Held at the Victoria and Albert Museum London

By: Atterbury, Paul & Irvine, Louise

Price: $10.84

Publisher: Stoke on Trent, England, Royal Doulton Tableware Limited: 1979

Seller ID: 038856

ISBN: 090626202X

Condition: Near Fine

104 pp, wht SC wraps w/color illustrated front panel. The booklet tells the Doulton story with information on early Lambeth wares, exhibtions, the Lambeth studio, commemorative wares, Burselm art wares adn more. View more info

"Crab is King" - the Colorful Story of Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco

By: Averbuch, Bernard

Price: $9.78

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Mabuhay Publishing Co.: 1973

Seller ID: 050414

Condition: Very Good

190 pp, [2], orange-white SC wraps w/orange pictorial front panel & spine, rear cover white w/text. The book presents the stories and history of Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco, California. It has the story of the wreck of the Rio de Janeiro, Barney Gould's showboat, Alcatraz Island, Maritime Museum, the Balclutha, Benny Bufano's statue, Ghirardellis Square, the Cannery, and many others. It has information on the Italians, the Chinese, Enrico Caruso, Jack London, and others who helped make the Wharf famous. It also contains recipes from Fisherman's Wharf. View more info

Sgt. Rock: Between Hell and a Hard Place

By: Azarello, Brian

Price: $10.63

Publisher: New York, NY, Dc Comics: 2003

Seller ID: 051175

ISBN: 1401200532

Condition: Near Fine

140 pp, (4), black leatherette boards w/stamped green sergeant stripes on front covered and stamped green lettering on the spine, white-brown dj w/illustrated front & rear panels. The story is set in Hurtgen Forest on the German-Belgian border in 1944. The story of the decimation of Easy Company as they try to advance through the Hurtgen Forest. View more info

Saudi Arabian Portfolio

By: Azzi, Robert w/intro by Prince Saud Al Faisal

Price: $48.88

Publisher: Manchester, NH, Robert Azzi: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011354

Condition: Very Good+

207 pp, black cloth boards w/white lettering, glossy blk-wht dj w/pictorial front, black cloth covered slipcase w/gilt illustration. Presentation copy from Petroline Saudi Arabia. VG+/VG/VG, Book is one man's vision of the desert kingdom. View more info

Heller's Guide for Ice-Cream Makers

By: B. Heller & Co.

Price: $40.38

Publisher: Chicago, IL, B. Heller & Co.: 1918

Edition: 6th Edition

Seller ID: 050315

Condition: Good+

154 pp, dark blue cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering on the front panel & spine. pages 134-154 color illustrated advertising pages for various products produced by B. Heller & Co. pages 10-24 black-and-white photos of company officers and various machines and offices of B. Heller & co. This book is a reference book to be used by the beginner and also the assistant to the expert and experienced ice-cream maker. The book contains numerous recipes for different flavors of ice cream and sherberts. Contains an article "The use of vegetable gum in Ice Cream" and "Bacteriolo... View more info

The Longest Rope - the truth About the Johnson County Cattle War

By: Baber, D. F. as told by Walker, Bill

Price: $102.00

Publisher: Caldwell, ID, Caxton Printers Ltd: 1947

Seller ID: 051378

Condition: Good+

320 pp, light brown clothcovered boards w/gilt illustration on the front panel and spine, light-dark brown endpaper illustrations of map the portray the scene of the Johnson County War in Wyoming. The story of William Walker, cowpoke, trapper, scout, guide, and freighter, who knew his Western trails. It is the story of the Johnson County Cattle War - the conflict which marks the dividing line betweem the old West , under the rule of the big cattle kings and the new West of the pioneer homesteader. Bill Walker was the only surviving witness to the battle between the cattlemen and the homest... View more info

Other Losses

By: Bacque, James

Price: $74.80

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Stoddart Publishing Co. Limited: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036089

ISBN: 0773722696

Condition: Near Fine

xxi, 248 pp, blu boards w/gilt lettering, glossy dark blue-light blu dj w/wht-red lettering. An investigation into the mass deaths of German Prisoners at the hands of the French and Americans after World War II. The author attributes the deaths of these German POW's at the hands of the French and the hands of the Americans to General Dwight D. Eisenhower. View more info

Southwestern Indian Ceremonials

By: Bahti, Tom

Price: $6.76

Publisher: Las Vegas, NV, KC Publications: 1974

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 022501

Condition: Very Good

74 pp, wht SC wraps w/wraparound color pictorial. Book describes some of the ceremonials of the Navajo, Hopi, Zuni, Papago, and Yaqui Indians. View more info


By: Bailey, Bernadine

Price: $24.65

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Albert Whitman and Company: 1959

Edition: Revised

Seller ID: 025173

Condition: Very Good

unpaginated, green cloth covered boards w/color pastedown illustration on front board, black lettering on the spine, dj light blu-dark blu-green-brown w/color wraparound illustration, color illustrated endpaper pastedowns. Book about the Volunteer State, one of the Deep South's progressive commonwealths. prev owner's name on title page, dj small chips at corners. View more info


By: Bailey, Bernadine

Price: $9.35

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Albert Whitman and Company: 1950

Seller ID: 040170

Condition: Very Good

unpaginated, green cloth covered boards w/color pastedown illustration on front board, black lettering on the spine, color illustrated endpaper pastedowns of the state flower. Book about the Lone Star State, sometimes called an inland empire becasue of its enormous size and great wealth. It has every kind of climate from almost tropical heat of the Rio Grane Valley in the south to the bracing cold on the plateaus of the northwest. prev owner's name on title page, rubbed on the spine. View more info

Mad Man in Waco : The Complete story of the Davidian Cult, David Koresh, and The Waco Massacre

By: Bailey, Brad & Darden, Bob

Price: $5.95

Publisher: Waco, TX, WRS Publishing: 1993

Edition: First Soft Cover Printing

Seller ID: 034917

ISBN: 1567960278

Condition: Good

xiv, 284 pp, glossy SC wraps w/blu-green-black-yel-orange color pictorial front cover w/black spine w/wht lettering. The story of David Koresh, the Branch Davidians and their clash with the FBI and ATF at Mt. Carmel, Texas. View more info

Who's Who in Texas : a Biographical Directory Being a History of Texas

By: Bailey, Emory E.

Price: $59.50

Publisher: Dallas, TX, Who's Who Publishing Company: 1931

Seller ID: 040585

Condition: Good

[16], 334 pp, dark blue cloth covered boards w/embossed lettering & deco on the front cover & spine. A history of of Texas as illustrated in the lives of the builders and defenders of the state, and of men and women who are doing the work and molding the thought of the present time. The first sixteen pages consist of article on Texas by Ross Sterling, then info on Houston, Dallas, San Antonio, Fort Worth, El Paso, Austin, Beaumont and Armarillo. prev. owner's bookplate on the FPD, top half inch of the spine has been chewed on and is missing. View more info


By: Bakarich, Sarah Grace

Price: $51.00

Publisher: Sarah Grace Bakarich: 1947

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 032741

Condition: Good+

153 pp, red SC wraps w/black lettering & illustration on the front cover, SIGNED by the author on the title page. The booklet is about the gunmen and outlaws of Tombstone, Arizona, the Earps and the Clantons. "It is crudely printed and full of typographical errors." Burrs - 16. " the author misspells the names of many of her characters." Six-Guns - 118. covers have water stain on back, remnants of bookplate on recto of rear cover. The front cover has 4-1/2" tear. View more info

Texas Scrap-Book: Made Up of the History, Biography, and Miscellany of Texas and Its People

By: Baker, D.W.C.

Price: $63.75

Publisher: Austin, TX, Texas State Historical Association: 1991

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 037606

ISBN: 0876111088

Condition: Fine

xxii, 727 pp, green cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, glossy grey dj w/green-maroon lettering. a reference volume on Texas history that was originally published in 1875. Baker arranged the Scrap-Book's collection of material into four sections: Historical, Biography, Miscellany, and Statistical. This volume contains the index which was published by Richard Morrison in 1984. View more info