All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Pre 1900 item #1441889 (stock #3657)
The Mauchline Ware binding on this book of poetry and letters by Robert Burns features a photographic view of the Burns Monument that overlooks the River Doon, near Alloway in Ayrshire, Scotland. Also on the front board are four Mauchline Ware prints- "Scene on the Doon", "Auld Brig O'Doon", "Alloway Kirk", and "Burns' Cottage", whilst the back board carries a larger print "The Braes of Ballochmyle". The book itself was published by Gall and Inglis in around 1865...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : History : Pre 1837 VR item #1438228
A copy of the 1817 book "The Life of Robert Fulton" by Cadwalader Colden, printed in New York City. The book measures 8 1/2" by 5 3/8" and has leather covers in the old fashion. The pages are heavily foxed and generally browned, as is commonly seen in books 200 years old. Covers are attached, though worn, and at top of spine, a piece of leather is missing. An old brown ink signature of previous owner Edward S...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : History : Pre 1800 item #1438184
Antique book, volume 3 (originally of a set of 3), printed in Geneva, "Histoire de Geneve", originally by Jacob Spon (1647-1685), this a later improved edition published by Fabri & Barrillot in the year 1730. Small size, 6 1/2" by 4", 672 pages. No maps or imagery. The cover is worn leather (spine) and patterned paperboard...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Contemporary item #1436749 (stock #223)
The graceful curves of Frank Gehry's Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles are familiar to anyone interested in contemporary architecture or the work of this great master. They are also famous, if not infamous, to the ironworkers faced with the challenge of building them. With a building skin stretched tight and tolerances shaved to a thousandth of an inch, there was simply no room for typical industry standards...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Fiction : Pre 1970 item #1436747 (stock #221)
Lysistrata ) is an ancient Greek comedy by Aristophanes, originally performed in classical Athens in 411 BC. It is a comic account of a woman's extraordinary mission to end the Peloponnesian War between Greek city states by denying all the men of the land any sex, which was the only thing they truly and deeply desired...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : History : Pre 1990 item #1436741 (stock #217)
n 1987, 50 Western and 50 Soviet photographers spread out across the Soviet Union and captured on film a day in a country that stood at the apex of remarkable change as it celebrated the 70th anniversary of the Great October Revolution...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Religious : Pre 1930 item #1436041
Illustrated by Hamzeh Carr. The classic story of the Buddha.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : History : Contemporary item #1435796 (stock #210)
A significant and unique contribution to World War II literature, this book chronicles in meticulous detail the building and operation of the largest German prisoner-of-war (POW) camp in the United States in Aliceville, Alabama. This history discusses how the residents of Aliceville helped build, operate, and supply the camp, as well as become inextricably intertwined with camp life and the 6,000 German POWs held there...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Contemporary item #1435790 (stock #204)
Nestled in a converted Victorian in Portland's trendy Northwest District, Paley's Place Bistro and Bar has been serving Vitaly Paley's creative, beautifully executed cooking for over a decade. Co-owner Kimberly Paley's joyous hospitality has helped make their restaurant into a West Coast destination. Both Paleys' unquenchable ardor for local, luscious, sustainably produced food and drink means the Paley's Place dining experience just keeps gets better...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : History : Pre 2000 item #1435751 (stock #124)
"We have sought," write Peter Jennings and Todd Brewster, "to distinguish our story from other histories by holding each chapter up to a litmus test: Have we looked at this time from the perspective of someone who lived through it? And in doing so, have we captured a sense not only of the events of a particular era, but of the mood, the prevailing attitudes?" Thus, the experiences of ordinary men and women come to life in sidebars that appear throughout The Century Comparisons to Ha...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : History : Contemporary item #1435532 (stock #93)
An anniversary tribute to the sophisticated circus extravaganza shares the story of founder Guy Laliberté, charts its rise from a humble performing group to international success, and features color photographs of each production including Saltimbanco, Mystère, Varekai.

Dust jacket shows age , pages slightly dusty on edges, binding tight.

Publisher : Harry N. Abrams (November 1, 2004)

Language: : English

Hardcover : 352 pages

ISBN-10 : 081094636X

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : History : Pre 2000 item #1435082 (stock #101)
Winner of the Lincoln Prize Acclaimed historian Doris Kearns Goodwin illuminates Lincoln's political genius in this highly original work, as the one-term congressman and prairie lawyer rises from obscurity to prevail over three gifted rivals of national reputation to become president.

On May 18, 1860, William H. Seward, Salmon P. Chase, Edward Bates, and Abraham Lincoln waited in their hometowns for the results from the Republican National Convention in Chicago...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Pre 1990 item #1435078 (stock #184)
“Fadiman may do for the anecdote what Bartlett did for the quotation . . . A thoroughly entertaining and useful reference source.” —School Library Journal.

Along with an introduction, an index of themes, and a bibliography, this A-to-Z collection includes anecdotes about over two thousand famous people, from Alexander the Great to Muhammad Ali...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Fiction : Pre 1940 item #1434760 (stock #172)
No Dust jacket: Solid linen book. First published in 1824 and subsequently compared to Burton's Arabian Nights, this classic is reprinted in a new edition with exquisite color illustrations, as well as line drawings, by Cyrus LeRoy Baldridge, who traveled throughout Persia ) to retrace the journeys of Hajji himself.

Old condition.

Hardcover : 403 pages

Item Weight : 1 pounds

Publisher : Hamish Hamilton (January 1, 1937)

Language: : English

ASIN : B0008C1...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Fiction : Pre 1930 item #1434355 (stock #152)
The Pictorial blue cloth with gold lettering. The Three Musketeers is a historical adventure novel written in 1844 by French author Alexandre Dumas. It is in the swashbuckler genre, which has heroic, chivalrous swordsmen who fight for justice,P> Old condition

Published by Rand McNally 1922.

Illustrated cover and front plate by Milo Winter.

547 pages

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Pre 1970 item #1434023 (stock #122)
A book on chess. Solving chess problems

Hardcover : 108 pages

Publisher : Metropolitan Museum of Art; 1st edition (January 1, 1968)

Item Weight : 1.3 pounds

Language: : English

ASIN : B000OLMQ8Y

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 1990 item #1433820 (stock #105)
Autographed by the Author A Children's book with a positive story The author was a Dental Hygienist who became a Vet, mother of two daughters.

Clean condition

Item Weight : 1.11 pounds

ISBN-10 : 0942411005

ISBN-13 : 978-0942411003

Publisher : Heartprint Pr; 1st pbk. ed edition (December 1, 1987)

Language: : English

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : About Books : Pre 2000 item #1433722 (stock #82)
Appendix and volume of every book ever written and it's value. This was a good source before the internet. A book about the value of books.

Good, clean shape.

First Edition

Hardcover : 636 pages

ISBN-10 : 0399-13663-0

Publisher : G. P. Putnam's Sons; 1991

Language: : English