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Image for Saint John the Baptist: Wilderness Prophet (Your Name-Your Saint Series)

Saint John the Baptist: Wilderness Prophet (Your Name-Your Saint Series)

By: Bergeaud, Jean; Saul, Jane Wynne [translator]

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Macmillan Company: 1962

Seller ID: 014220

Condition: Very Good


Very Good/Acceptable Condition: One page shows notations otherwise unmarked. Solid binding. Cover shows minor wear, minor outer soil, few outer brown age spots. Dustjacket shows rough edges, short tears and soil. We have added a clear Brodart protective cover over the dustjacket. Scarce vintage hardcover book with dustjacket copy of Saint John the Baptist: Wilderness Prophet by Jean Bergeaud. Translated by Jane Wynne Saul. Your Name-Your Saint series (A new series on patron saints for adults). New York: The Macmillan Company, 1962. First published in France by Maison Mame, 1961. Nihil obstat. ... View more info

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Jesus the Son of Man: Selections from the New Testament Illustrated with Paintings by Carl Bloch

By: Bloch, Carl

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co.: 1990

Seller ID: 013855

ISBN: 0802836820

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Condition: Unmarked. Solid binding. Cover and dustjacket show minor visible cover wear and outer soil. Hardcover book with dustjacket copy of Jesus the Son of Man: Selections from the New Testament Illustrated with Paintings by Carl Bloch. All scripture quotations in this publication are from the Holy Bible, New International Version. Text and art lead the reader from Mary with the Angel (Luke 1:26-38) to Jesus Christ on the Road to Emmaus following the resurrection (Luke 24:13-35). The book ends with Philippians 2:1-18 and Hebrews 2:6b-18. Pictorial cover same as dustjacket. Wm. B. ... View more info

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A Brief History of Painting: 2000 BC to AD 2000

By: Bolton, Roy; Collings, Matthew [Introduction]

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Carroll & Graf: 2004-10-14

Seller ID: 013412

ISBN: 0786713887

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Condition: Pages unmarked, clean. Tight binding. Minor visible cover wear and outer soil. Used paperback book copy of A Brief History of Painting by Roy Bolton. Introduction by Matthew Collings. New York: Carroll and Graff (Avalon Publishing Group, Inc.), 2004. xix, 300 pages. Color illustrations. 5-1/2 x 7-3/4 x 1-1/8 inches, 20 cm. Shipping weight 2 pounds: Additional shipping fee may be requested on international order. Free shipping on domestic orders $25 and over! View more info

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Ravenna Art and History

By: Bovini, Giuseppe; Gadonni, Wanda Frattini

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Longo Editore SNC: 1991

Seller ID: 015840

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Condition: Unmarked. Solid binding. Minor cover wear. Paperback book copy of Ravenna Art and History by Giuseppe Bovini. Bringing up to date by Wanda Frattini Gadonni. Copyright 1991 by Longo Editore SNC. Printed in Italy. 159 pages. 7.5 x 10.5 inches, 27 cm. Free shipping on domestic orders $25 and over! View more info

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Wholly Holy

By: Brokering, Herb

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Brokering Press: 1981

Seller ID: 014172

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Minus Condition: Unmarked. Tight binding. Minor visible cover wear and outer soil. Used paperback book copy of Wholly Holy by Herb Brokering. Art and graphics by Charley Rosengren. Bloomington MN: Brokering Press, 1981. 96 pages. 5.25 x inches, 21 cm. About the Book: Wholly Holy can help you hold fast to that which is good and release that which wells up like the living water within you. Contents: About the Book, Preface, Serendipity, Story, Analogy, Inquisitive, Relate, Scribble, Space, Time, Ordering, Symbols, History Whole. Practice Exercises at the end of each chapter. Free ship... View more info

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The story of books (Sunshine nonfiction)

By: Ellwood, Harry; Hawley, Kelvin [illustrator]

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Wright Group: 1996-01-01

Seller ID: 012859

ISBN: 0780251156

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Condition: Unmarked. Tight binding. Minor visible cover wear and outer soil. Used paperback picture book copy of The Story of Books by Harry Ellwood. Illustrated by Kelvin Hawley. Sunshine Early Fluency Nonfiction Level 4. The Sunshine Reading Scheme is created and designed by the Wendy Pye Team. Bothell WA: The Wright Group. Original United States edition 1994. Printed by Colorcraft, Hong Kong. 24 pages. 6-1/8 x 8-3/8 inches, 22 cm. Contents: Getting the Message Across, How Writing Began, From Clay to Paper, Handwritten Books, Pen and Ink, All Kinds of Writing, The Art of Illuminati... View more info

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Christmas: The Annual of Christmas Literature and Art 1984

By: Flachman, Leonard; Walhof, Karen; Fast, Jennifer [editorial staff]

Price: $5.95

Publisher: Augsburg Publishing House: 1984

Seller ID: 014538

ISBN: 0806689641

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Condition: Original price (6.50) printed on title page otherwise unmarked. Solid binding. Minor visible cover wear and outer soil. Used paperback book copy of Christmas: The Annual of Christmas Literature and Art. 1984 edition. Editorial: Leonard Flachman, Karen Walhof, Jennifer Fast. Minneapolis MN: Augsburg Publishing House, Manufactured in the United States of America. 10-3/8 x 13-3/4 inches, 35 cm. Contents: Front cover image: Quilt by Patricia Cox. 1 Icicle photo by Phil Straka, 2 Frontispiece: View of Wisemen by Yellowman, Native American Artist, 3 The Christmas Story: Text fro... View more info

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Mystery? Sheet Music

By: Johnson, Howard; Cirina, Joseph A.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Leo. Feist, Inc.: 1919

Seller ID: 015801

Condition: Good


Good Plus Condition: Unmarked. Cover appears very good and suitable for framing. Age toning. Spine tail split 5 inches, from spine head 2.25 inches. Vintage sheet music copy of Mystery? With words by Howard Johnson and music by Joseph Cirina. Cover artist: Lionel S. Reiss. Scored for vocal and piano. Lyrics talk about music that makes people want to move, "makes you start swaying." Performance direction: Mysterioso. New York: Leo. Feist, Inc., 1919. Number 4431. 9.25 by 12.25 inches, 32 cm. Lionel S. Reiss (1894-1986) was a Polish-American Jewish painter born in Jaroslaw, Poland. He wa... View more info

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The Trident Quarterly, Winter 1961-62, Vol. II, No. 2 (MYH)

By: Kuropas, Myron B. [editor]

Price: $19.95

Publisher: MUN Enterprises, Ukranian National Youth Federation of America: 1962

Seller ID: 015265

Condition: Good


Good Condition: Notation to front cover otherwise unmarked. Some pages loose from lower staple of saddle-stitched binding. Moderate outer soil. All pages ruffled. Magazine back issue copy of The Trident Quarterly, Winter 1961-62, Vol. II, No. 2. Published by MUN Enterprises, a non-profit educational organization under the auspices of the Ukrainian National Youth Federation (MYH). Myron B. Kuropas, editor. Included in the articles in this issue: The Rise and Fall of The Ukrainian National Republic 1917-1920; A Mission Fulfilled: The Story of Simon Petlura (Oleh Riznyk); Chicago Receives a Bish... View more info

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Paradise Regained and Samson Agonistes (Henry Altemus Beauxarts Series)

By: Milton, John [author]; Morley, Henry [Introduction]

Price: $13.95

Publisher: Henry Altemus: 1902

Seller ID: 012325

Condition: Good


Good Plus Antiquarian Condition: Gift inscription on second page: Christmas gift from Mary to Miss Pattison, 1906, remaining pages unmarked, lightly age toned. Solid binding. Minor wear to extremities with most at corners and spine ends. Oval piece 0.25 x 0.5 inch missing from front cover decoration. Antique book copy of Paradise Regained and Samson Agonistes by John Milton (1608-1674) with an introduction by Henry Morley. Philadelphia: Henry Altemus, 1902. 192 pages. 4-3/8 x 6-1/2 x 5/8 inches, 17 cm. Blue English cloth boards with beautiful Art Nouveau cover: Gilt stamped double line boarder... View more info

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Main Street, North Dakota, Vol. 2 (Postcard History Series)

By: Olstad, Geneva Roth

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Arcadia Publishing: 2000-10-14

Seller ID: 010665

ISBN: 0738507601

Condition: New


New paperback book copy of Main Street North Dakota Volume II by Geneva Roth Olstad. Postcard History Series. From the book cover: Whether you consider the postcard a work of art, or a simple means of connecting with loved ones far away, there is no denying it has become something more enduring, a historical document. Journey with us to Main Street, the center of business, trade, culture, and information in towns up and down the expanse of the Great Plains. Many of the towns seen in Main Street, North Dakota Volume II, have disappeared off the map, but many more still stand, and continue to th... View more info

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What Do We Know About the Greeks?

By: Pearson, Anne

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Peter Bedrick Books: 2001-02-09

Seller ID: 012500

ISBN: 0872263568

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Condition: New hardcover book copy showing lightly bumped corners, spine ends. No dustjacket as issued. What Do We Know About the Greeks? by Anne Pearson. Rob Shone, illustrator. What Do We Know About series. Publisher summary: Surveys the eating habits, education, housing, recreation, religion, art, and other aspects of life in ancient Greece. From the book cover: This series takes an exciting look at religion, history, and culture through the everyday lives of people from all over the world. Using color photographs and detailed illustrations, each book helps young people ask questi... View more info

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In the Land of Hummel: Traditional Bavarian Life

By: Saal, Kathleen

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Portfolio Press (NY): 1999-09

Seller ID: 000169

ISBN: 0942620283

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Condition: This copy shows a bumped spine head. Pages clean and unmarked, all other visible wear is very minor. Used hardcover book with dustjacket copy of In the Land of Hummel: Traditional Bavarian Life. Text by Kathleen Saal, photographs by Walter Pfeiffer. From the publisher summary: Our narrator arrives in Bavaria in early autumn, and as she explores the landscapes, traditions, and handicrafts of her ancestral country, she also comes to learn more and more about Sister Maria Innocentia, her homeland, her art and the figurines that bear her name today. Robert Campbell Rowe Book (... View more info

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The Art of the Woodcut: Masterworks from the 1920s (Dover Fine Art, History of Art)

By: Salaman, Malcolm; Berona, David A. [introduction]

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Dover Publications: 2010-04-21

Seller ID: 006179

ISBN: 0486473597

Condition: New


New paperback book. The Art of the Woodcut: Masterworks from the 1920s with a New Introduction by David A. Berona Malcolm C. Salaman, David A. Berona, authors. From the Publisher: This survey of woodcut illustrations of the 1920s abounds in striking works by artists from around the world. Nearly 200 images, two color plus an 8-page full color insert. Include landscapes, street scenes, portraits, and book illustrations by Rockwell Kent, Rudolph Ruzicka, William Zorach, Eric Gill, and others. An informative narrative offers artistic and historical perspectives. Dover (2010) unabridged republic... View more info

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John Bewick: Engraver on Wood, 1760-1795

By: Tattersfield, Nigel; Bewick, John

Price: $49.95

Publisher: British Library Board: 2001-06

Seller ID: 008450

ISBN: 1584560533

Condition: Like New


Used hardcover with dustjacket copy in Like New condition. Unmarked, clean, tight, just a bit of very minor wear back of dustjacket. This is my copy, read once with careful handling of book, which I now offer regretfully for sale. An excellent book for the antiquarian book afficionado and bookseller. The story told in this book is also about the brother of John Bewick, Thomas, and his contemporaries of the trade. Illustrated. Published by The British Library and Oak Knoll Press. Copyright 2001 by Nigel Howard Tattersfield. 256 pages, 26 cm. Free shipping on domestic orders $25 and over! View more info

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Letters to a Young Catholic (Art of Mentoring)

By: Weigel, George

Price: $5.95

Publisher: Basic Books: 2005-11-01

Seller ID: 006123

ISBN: 0465092705

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Condition: Small amount of bottom outer page-edge storage soil. Paperback book copy of Letters to a Young Catholic by George Weigel. Art of Mentoring series. Basic Books (Penguin Group), 2004. xii, 251 pages. 5 x 8 inches, 21 cm. Publisher description: In this remarkable tour of the Catholic world, George Weigel helps us understand how Catholicism fosters what Flannery O'Connor called the habit of being. Weaving together insights from history, literature, theology, and music, Weigel uses touchstones to illuminate the beliefs that have shaped Catholicism for two thousand years. With c... View more info

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Apple for the Teacher: Thirty Songs for Singing While You Work

By: Yolen, Jane; Stemple, Adam, Smiles, Eileen Michaelis [art editor]

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams: 2005-09-01

Seller ID: 013599

ISBN: 0810948257

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Condition: Unmarked. Tight binding. Cover shows nick at bottom edge, all other wear very minor. Dustjacket shows very minor wear. Hardcover book with dustjacket copy of Apple for the Teacher: Thirty Songs for Singing While You Work collected and introduced by Jane Yolen. Music arranged by Adam Stemple. Art edited by Eileen Michaelis Smiles. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 2005. 117 pages. 9-3/8 x 11-1/4 inches, 28 cm. Shipping weight 3 pounds: Additional shipping fee may be requested on international order. Publisher summary: Songs related to different jobs as well as the working class it... View more info