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Very Good+ Elephant Folio-over 15"-23" tall Rare publication dated 1788 by the famed architect Sir John Soane of Great Britain, this volume has been rebound-gray hardboard with black leather triangle corners and spine with 2" wrap around, 20-1/2" tall by 14-1/2" wide, also has fresh end pieces as well as the original end pieces. Limited to 180 copies, Watermark is on page 9, tight and straight with clean rounded corner tips, tanning, foxing, a very few pages have small, short, closed tears-five ...
Author-Photography. Very Good+ in Very Good jacket. Signed by Author(s) Folio-over 12"-15" tall. Copy has slightly rubbed corners, dj has rubbing, knicked tips of corners, tiny spot on spine, slight edgewear with two very small closed tears. Personal inscription by the author on 1st title page. Magnificent photographic essay of Doug Scott's historic ascent of the South West Face of Everest, and other treks in his remarkable climbing career. In his own words "the photos are of the coimbs that ...
Near Fine in Very Good jacket. Signed by Author(s) 4to-over 9¾"-12" tall. Copy has minor shelf wear, crease on bep, dj has edgewear with knicks, chipped, small closed tears (3), yellowing. Personal inscription by the author on fep. This book traces the work of black artists and craftsmen, slave and free, on plantations and in the cities of colonial America; it discusses the work of the pioneer black artists of the eighteen and nineteenth centuries, and shows their relationship to the ...
Publisher: E. J. Brill, Leiden, The Netherlands
Date published: 1991
Description: Very Good+ in Very Good+ jacket. 4to-over 9¾"-12" tall. Copy has owners inscription inked inside front cover, very slight shelf wear, dj has edgewear with a few tiny knicks, rubbing. This book takes the history of Kuwait back using European sources. It includes analyses and comparisons of indications on maps from the 16th century onwards and of references to the Kuwait area in documents produced by officials of the Dutch East India Company. Illustrated with many full page color maps from the ... read more
Edition: Fourth Edition
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Book Company, NY
Date published: 1996
Description: Near Fine. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Copy has tiny knick upper edge, rubbing. This book presents hardware design principles and shows how hardware design is influenced by the requirements of software. xix/555pp. read more
Edition: Revised Edition-Updated
Publisher: Stanford University Press, Stanford, Ca
Date published: 1933
Description: Very Good in Good jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Copy has owners inscription inside front cover, smoky, yellowing on fep, shelf wear, rubbing, dj has splits along the opening, yellowing, edgewear with chips and knicks. This is an authentic record of pioneering to which has been added Indian life, customs, and legends, geological facts. How Los Angeles got Owens Valley Water. 430/viipp/ Desirable! read more
Description: Very Good+ 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Copy has rubbing, stamped on bottom. This book of essays and critiques originally written for such magazines as Jazz Journal, Jazz Review, Blues Unlimited, Jazz and Blues, and Living Blues is a vibrant anthology that reflects a lifelong passion for the anger, despair, and humor that only the blues provides. Illustrated with b/w drawings. 297pp. Desirable! read more
Publisher: Prentice Hall Press, Upper Saddle River, NJ
Date published: 1995
Description: Very Good+ 4to-over 9¾"-12" tall. Copy has minor rubbing, knicked corner tips. The author summarizes the essence of many scientific fields which pertain to hazardous materials and wastes, providing a framework which will help you to organize the multitude of specifics you will encounter over the years. xxi/341pp. read more
Description: Near Fine in Very Good+ jacket. 4to-over 9¾"-12" tall. Copy has very slight upper back corner tip bump, dj has rubbing, very minor edgewear. This book describes and analyzes growth, change, and spatial patterns in Mexico City, looking at urbanization, population, marriage and fertility, health and mortality, migration, environment and housing, social characteristics, the economy, labor force, and corporate structure. Maps. xviii/411pp. Desirable! read more
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: Paladin Press, Boulder, Co
Date published: 1981
Description: Very Good in Good jacket. 4to-over 9¾"-12" tall. Copy has minor shelf wear, rubbed corner tips and edges, dj has edgewear with tears, knicks, taping from inside, rubbing. Features Nunchaku, staff, bo, sai tonfa, yawara, and knife. Manual on weapons used in karate fills a long time gap in the martial arts field. Each chapter features a basic practice kata for each weapon, as well as techniques for the weapon's offensive and defensive use. Profusely illustrated with b/w photos. viii/247pp. ... read more
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: Sierra, San Francisco, Ca
Date published: 1999
Description: Fine in Near Fine jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Dust jacket has edgewear with a few small knicks, rubbing. This is the harrowing story of river rafting and the high risk, high adventure that come from exploring uncharted territory. In the early 1970's in a quest to run the last unexplored rivers of Africa, two young men drowned, one of them was Bangs partner. Twenty three years later, Bangs returned with survivors of the earlier expeditions to complete what was left undone-to run the Tekeze. ... read more