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image of The Russian Fur Trade 1550-1700

The Russian Fur Trade 1550-1700

by Fisher, Raymond H.

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1943
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£25.86

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Berkeley: University of California Press, 1943. xi, 275p., has a couple illustrations on inserted coated stock and a fold-out map on heavy onionskin, the hardcover first edition in 9.5x6 inch brown cloth boards gllt and plain printed dust jacket. Cloth casing is very bright and sound, pastedown bears a generic bookplate and several light scuff marks, the map is… Read more
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image of Anyone Can Build a Spinning Wheel

Anyone Can Build a Spinning Wheel

by West, W.C.

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1975
ISBN
9780913664063
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£14.78

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Santa Rosa CA: Thresh Publications, 1975. 32p., plenty of diagrams, softbound, a pamphlet in 8.5x5.5 inch decorated wraps. The staples have picked up some rust, the only flaw we see, nice clean sound copy.
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image of The Invisible Empire, Ku Klux Klan

The Invisible Empire, Ku Klux Klan

by Karen, Anthony S.

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
2009
ISBN
9781576874905
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£18.47

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Brooklyn: powerHouse Books, 2009. Unpaginated, uncaptioned black-bordered photo-reproductions throughout, hardbound in landscape-format pictorial laminated boards and dust jacket, 8x12.5 inches. The book itself is quite sound, clean and unmarked, while the dj is a little edgeworn with a small snag at a rear corner. Technically, a very good copy.
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image of Peter and Wendy Dress Up for the New York World's Fair / official edition / Paper Doll Cutouts with Costumes from Many Different Lands

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New York: Spertus Publishing Company, 1963. Softbound in doubled 14x10 inch cardstock wraps with glazed-paper content. The outer cardstock protects inner which holds the diecut punch-out doll figures and a punch-out Fair ad; find six leaves of color costumes not furnished with diecut outlines (would require advanced scissoring skills). The dolls are partly detached but sound enough. Costumes all… Read more
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£12.56
image of Reves d'Alcoves; la chambre au cours des siecles

Reves d'Alcoves; la chambre au cours des siecles

by Messinge, Sylvie [and] Gilles Plaisant, editors

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1995
ISBN
9782711831074
Item Price
£22.17

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Paris: Reunion des Musees Nationaux, 1995. Paperback. 232p., presswork on coated alkaline stock with numerous illustrations from all periods in color and b&w, softbound in 11.5x9 inch glossy decorated frenchfold wraps, a great copy: entirely sound, clean, unmarked, and fairly sexy.
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image of Photo Pattern. Created and Copyright 1948 - Pat. Pending. Designs by Fred Raposa. No. BT-1 Belts, Cal-carved by Wheeler of California

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no city, CA: Wheeler of California, 1948. Pamphlet. 11p., softbound, a large (9.5x12 inches) pamphlet stapled into decorated wraps. Plates exhibit patterns appropriated for widths 3/4" to 2" (with rather little variation, it seems to us), quite edgeworn and dust-soiled with severe abrasion to spinefold and a pencilled ownership. As is. Pedestrian, if classic, leaf, flower and acorn motifs.… Read more
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£11.08
image of Le Carnaval de Venise. Presentation de Gianni Granzotto. Texte de Nantas Salvalaggio.   Traduit de l'italien par Marie-Francoise de Mordant de Massiac

Le Carnaval de Venise. Presentation de Gianni Granzotto. Texte de Nantas Salvalaggio. Traduit de l'italien par Marie-Francoise de Mordant de Massiac

by Savella, Alessandro, photography; presentation de Gianni Granzotto, texte de Nantas Salvalaggio

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1992
ISBN
9782719102916
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£18.47

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Milano: Amilcare Pizzi Editore, 1992. Hardcover. Unpaginaged, but a substantial book; high-gloss paperstock with profuse color portrait and site photography; hardbound in 12x9.5 inch textured boards titled white and a glossy black dust jacket. A very good copy: sound, clean, unmarked.
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image of The Cool Knife; Imagery of Gender, Sexuality, and Moral Education in Kaguru Initiation Ritual

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Washington DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1997. Paperback. xv, 312p., illustrated with b&w snapshot photography (no close-ups), a substantial 9x6 inch softbound in photo-decorated wraps, an unmolested copy: completely sound, clean and unmarked, really as new.
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£8.87
image of Manuel du Posticheur, contenant quatre-vingt-dix-sept dessins. Nouvelle edition

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Paris: Ulysse Boucoiran, Editeur, 1936. vii, 170p., ads, illustrated with line drawings and diagrams; entirely in French. A small softbound in 7x5 inch plain printed wraps with a decorated back cover. Very worn with lots of dust and a bit of dirt to covers and blanks; spine panel has undergone clumsy restoration, seems to be holding OK. Text is… Read more
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£16.26
image of Threads of Tradition: Textiles of Indonesia and Sarawak

Threads of Tradition: Textiles of Indonesia and Sarawak

by Fischer, Joseph

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1979
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£11.08

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Berkeley: Lowie Museum of Anthropology, University of California Press, 1979. Paperback. 98p., coated alkaline paperstock throughout with profuse illustrations: b&w and color exhibit photography, portraits of weavers and wearers, and explanatory diagrams. Softbound in 11x8.5 inch color wraps. Slight edgewear, a minute bump at head of spine, otherwise sound and entirely clean and unmarked. Nice copy.
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image of Central Miwok Ceremonies

Central Miwok Ceremonies

by Gifford, E.W.

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1955
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£14.78

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Berkeley: University of California Press, 1955. Paperback. 261-318p. [i.e., about 55 pages only], softbound, one stapled signature, illustrated with three cuts, text reproduced from double-column typed ms. Plain printed cardstock covers with a black binder's tape backstrip; clean, unmarked and quite sound. Anthropological records 14:4.
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image of Pierre Jean et le Monde Fascinante du Cirque. Plus de 75 Photos

Pierre Jean et le Monde Fascinante du Cirque. Plus de 75 Photos

by Jean, Pierre. Pierre Nadeau, editor

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1987
ISBN
9782893010502
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£11.08

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Montreal: Les Editions d l'Epoque, 1987. Paperback. 158p., minimal text, captioned illustrations as called for, poorly reproduced on acidic paperstock, softbound in 8x5 inch colorphoto wraps. Textblock very toned but remains supple, lower corner-tips of all leaves and both covers are slightly damp-stained, an else quite good copy that is signed floridly in English ("Welcome to the circus, Pierre… Read more
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image of Arica, Diez mil Anos; Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino

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Santiago de Chile: Banco O'Higgins in association with the museum, 1985. Paperback. 85p., numerous exhibit photos (most in color) plus critical apparatus, printed on glazed alkaline paperstock; a softbound in 11x9.5 inch pictorial wraps with line-maps in two colors, two fold-out leaves showing artists' conceptions of unearthed ancient clothing as worn when new, a smart production in pretty good… Read more
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image of La Riqueza del Bordado Eclesiastico en Checoslovaquia. Zoroslava Drobna [with] El Nino Jesus de Praga

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Two related works by Lifka, bound together. Respectively 46p, 47-70p., with a huge plates section, 102 images in b&w and color exhibit photography. Plates and text are sewn into signatures and hardbound in 9x6 inch red cloth boards gilt. Unfortunately the … Read more
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image of School of the Knight and Squad; Excerpt from Drill Regulations of the Grand Encampment of Knights Templar of the United States of America

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Newton KS: Newton Publishing Co., Inc, 1950. Pamphlet. 32p., illustrated throughout with a costumed stereotype (line-drawing of a stout white male, cocked hat and uniform) in various poses, usually shown holding a sword. Softbound pamphlet, 5.5x4 inch black wraps titled with white lettering; paperstock is somewhat toned, in all other respects a very good, undamaged copy. NB, the booklet… Read more
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image of The Dresden Codex. Drawings of the Pages and Commentary in Spanish by Carlos A. Villacorta, J. Antonio Villacorta C.

The Dresden Codex. Drawings of the Pages and Commentary in Spanish by Carlos A. Villacorta, J. Antonio Villacorta C.

by Villacorta, Carlos A. [and] J. Antonio Villacorta C.

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1990
ISBN
9780894121845
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£29.56

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Laguna Hills CA: Aegean Park Press, 1990. Paperback. Reprint, photo-copied: v, 162p., layout puts each glyph-page facing Spanish-language text plus a kind of grid that further cues the reader. Softbound, a big paperback in 11x8.5 inch plain printed tan wraps, cover shows faintest signs of handling, text within absolutely clean and sound, a very good copy. Mayan studies 3.… Read more
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image of The Silk Weavers of Kyoto

The Silk Weavers of Kyoto

by Hareven, Tamara K.

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
2002
ISBN
9780520228177
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£11.08

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Berkeley: University of California Press, 2002. Hardcover. xxv, 346p., b&w illustrations include photos and line maps; first edition cloth boards in openweave red cloth boards. Lacks the jacket; a bright sound copy, completely clean and unmarked.
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image of Catalogue of the Tibetan collection and Other Lamaist Material in the Newark Museum. Volume IV: Textiles - Rugs - Needlework - Costumes - Jewelry

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Newark: the museum, 1975. Reprinted from 1961 issue: vi, 106p., includes about thirty pages of exhibit photography in b&w (not sharply re-reproduced). Presswork on glazed alkaline paper. One of a group of five, series format, each in 9.5x7.5 inch textured matte wraps, this one is blue. Condition: front cover is split at the joint where it meets the spine,… Read more
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image of Garments from Top to Toe; Eastern Turki Texts Relating to Articles of Clothing, Edited with Translation, Notes and Glossary by Gunnar Jarring

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Stockholm: Almqvist & Wiksell International, 1992. Paperback. 93p., plus several pages of publishers' ads (other 'Scripta Minora'), printed on highly glazed paperstock throughout, softbound, a paperback in 9x6.5 inch plain printed wraps. Faintest signs of handling to cover, faint erasures on titlepage (another dealer's codes), a very good clean copy. Scripta Minora; Regiae Societatis Humaniorum Litterarum Lundensis.
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£22.17
image of Marksmanship Awards of the National Guard of Pennsylvania, 1878-1921

Marksmanship Awards of the National Guard of Pennsylvania, 1878-1921

by Eisert, Peter J. and Charles B. Oellig

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
2008
ISBN
9781890974220
Item Price
£36.95

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San Ramon CA: Orders and Medals Society of America, 2008. Paperback. x, 190p., profuse exhibit pictures, period photos and postcards, portraits, in color and b&w; wherever item is on the spectrum it appears thusly; on alkaline coated stock throughout. Large heavy paperbound, 11x8.5 inches; covers a little edgeworn with faint pressure marks, no ownership markings, nice sound copy. Monograph… Read more
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