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Amy Vanderbilt's Etiquette

by Amy Vanderbilt

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Published
1972
Condition
Very Good
Edition
New Revised Ed
ISBN
9780894860836
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Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1972. Hardcover. New Revised Edition. Black cloth over boards with gilt lettering to spine in a red jacket. Thumb-indexed. Very Good book in a Very Good jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and solid, ends bumped. Light discoloration to boards. Edgewear and spine fading to dust jacket. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped… Read more
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Kovels' American Collectibles, 1900-2000

by Ralph Kovel; Terry Kovel

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Published
July 2007
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780609808917
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$16.95

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New York: Random House Reference, July 2007. Trade Paperback. First Edition / full number line. As New. Pristine inside and out. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xiv + 472 pages. Hundreds of full-color photos. A gorgeously illustrated guide to American collectibles and treasures of the twentieth century. From eggbeaters to elegant furnishings, porcelain to plastic, Bakelite to… Read more
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The Mande Blacksmiths: Knowledge, Power, and Art in West Africa (Traditional Arts of Africa)

by Patrick McNaughton

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Published
March 1993
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780253207982
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Bloomington & Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, March 1993. Midland Books, 798. Second printing. Traditional Arts of Africa Series. Trade Paperback. Near Fine. Interior pristine. Sun fading to spine and cover edge. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xxiv + 241 pages. 77 plates. Two maps. 6.1 x 9.25 inches. Examining the… Read more
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The Santa Fe Opera: An American Pioneer

by Phillip Huscher

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Published
July 2006
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780865345508
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Santa Fe, New Mexico: The Santa Fe Opera, July 2006. Hardcover. Bright red linen over boards with blind-stamped titles in pictorial jacket. Fine book in a Fine jacket. One inch stain to rear endpaper and a light scratch to rear cover. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 200 pages. Many color and B&W photos. 28 cm. … Read more
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Fairfax County in Virginia : a Pictorial History

by Ross Netherton; Nan Netherton

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Published
1989
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Fine
ISBN
9780898653199
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Virginia Beach, Virginia: The Donning Company, 1986. Fifth Printing, 1994. Hardcover. Fine book in a Fine JAcket. Pristine inside and out. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 216 pages. Illustrated with more than 380 photos, drawings, and maps.
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Delhi Agra & Jaipur : The Glorious Cities

by Reeta Khullar; Rupinder Khullar

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Published
2004
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Revised Edition
ISBN
9788190087049
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$9.95

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New Delhi: Frontline Books, 2004. Trade Paperback. Revised Edition. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Light shelf/reading wear. 96 pages of beautiful color photographs and geographical descriptions of Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur. Architectural and agricultural information as well as all key visiting sites for tourists.
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The Cathedral (The Great Courses, 7868, DVD)

by William R. Cook

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Published
2010
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9781598036954
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Chantilly, Virginia: Teaching Company. DVD. Fine. Twenty-four 30-minute lectures on four Fine DVDs in a Fine original cases along with a Fine 145-page paperback Course Guidebook. No shrink-wrap, otherwise As New. Pristine inside and out. Not from a library. Suitable for gifting. To step inside a Gothic cathedral is to step inside the visual essence of the Christian faith—a world… Read more
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Chantilly, Virginia: Teaching Company. DVD. 2009. Fine. Thirty-six 30-minute lectures on six Fine DVDs in three Fine original cases along with a Fine 147-page paperback Course Guidebook. No shrink-wrap, otherwise As New. Pristine inside and out. Not from a library. Suitable for gifting. Featuring more than 1,000 visuals Experiencing Rome draws on computer animations of Roman villas, actual artifacts,… Read more
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The Italian Renaissance (The Great Courses, 3970, DVD)

by Kenneth R. Bartlett

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Published
2005
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9781598030600
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Chantilly, Virginia: Teaching Company. DVD. 2005. Fine. Thirty-six 30-minute lectures on six Fine DVDs in three Fine original cases along with a Fine 147-page paperback Course Guidebook. No shrink-wrap, otherwise As New. Pristine inside and out. Not from a library. Suitable for gifting. Professor Kenneth Bartlett helps you appreciate the Italian Renaissance as the moment in history when culture… Read more
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Whistling Steam: Romance of Indian Rails (Pocket Art Series)

by Dileep Prakash

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Published
2002
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As New
ISBN
9788174361875
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New Delhi: Lustre Press / Roli Books, 2002. Paperback. As New. Not damaged. No remainder mark. Not from a library. 64 pages. This souvenir book is presented in a postcard-size format of 64 pages, with 16 pages of text and 24 black & white plates on art card, with descriptive captions.
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Puffin Book of Classic Indian Tales for Children

by Meera Uberoi

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Published
2002
Condition
Very Good+
ISBN
9780143335405
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New Delhi: Puffin Books, 2002. Hardcover. First Edition / full number line. Very Good+. Prior owners' names on first page, otherwise interior pristine. Spine straight and tight. Covers clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 200 pages. Over a hundred color illustrations. A glorious celebration of the richness and diversity of Indian myths and folktales: The… Read more
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Semblantes de Lisboa / Faces of Lisbon / Die Gesichter Lissabons

by José Hermano Saraiva; Jose Hermano Saraiva; Rui Morais de Sousa (photos)

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Published
1992
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Fine
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Rare! Lisbon: Câmara Municipal de Lisboa - Turismo, c. 1992. Hardcover. Fine book in a Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight. Jacket clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. Suitable for gifting. 141 pages. About 100 color photographs. 9.75 x 12.5 x 0.63 inches. A written and photographic essay on the life,… Read more
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Arts and Crafts of Tamilnadu (Living Traditions of India)

by Nanditha Krishna; V.K. Rajamani (photos)

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Published
May 1992
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780944142219
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Ahmedabad/Middletown, NJ: Mapin Publishing Pvt. Ltd./Grantha, May 1992. Hardcover. Yellow cloth over boards. Gilt lettering to spine. Fine book in a Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight. Jacket clean and bright. No remainder mark. Not clipped. Suitable for gifting. 178 pages. 154 color photographs. 10.5 x 10.5 x 0.7 Inches. The dividing line between art and craft… Read more
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Sacré Bleu: A Comedy d'Art

by Christopher Moore

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Published
2012
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Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780061779749
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New York: HarperCollins / William Morris, 2012. Hardcover. Illustrated blue boards with half-band wrap. Map endpapers. 24 color illustrations. Text printed in dark blue ink. First Edition (stated) / full number line. Fine book in a Near Fine half-band. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight. Covers and half-band clean and bright. Spine ends lightly bumped. Crease to inner flaps of… Read more
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Moving with the Face of the Devil: Art and Politics in Urban West Africa

by John W. Nunley

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Published
August 1987
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780252010156
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Urbana & Chicago: University of Illinois Press. Hardcover. August 1987. First Edition / full number line. Near Fine book in a Very Good jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight. Lower corners bumped. Edgewear and rubbing to jacket. Eight plates color photos, 75 B&W illustrations, five maps. xxiv + 281 pages. An engaging book about secret societies and urban… Read more
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"Ecstatic renovation!" : Street Art Celebrating Sierra Leone's 1992 Revolution

by Joseph A. Opala; Raymond Desouza George (forward)

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Published
January 1994
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Fine
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First Edition
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RARE! Freetown: Sierra Leone Adult Education Association, January 1994. Staple-Bound Pamphlet. Fine. Interior pristine. Securely bound with two clean staples. Rubbing to covers. 39 pages.
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Cooking as Art: The National Museum of Women in the Arts Cookbook

by NMWA Cookbook Committee

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Published
2001
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As New
ISBN
9780940979499
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Washington, D.C.: National Museum of Women in the Arts, 2001. Easel Binder. As New. Pristine. Not from a library. No remainder mark. xiv + 334 pages.
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Alexander Calder, 1898-1976

by Marla Prather; Alexander Calder; Alexander S.C. Rower (chronology); Arnauld Pierre (essay)

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Published
1998
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As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780894682285
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Washington: National Gallery of Art, 1998. Paperback. First Printing (no additional printings indicated). As New. Flawless. Inserted invitation from the Trustees of the National Gallery of Art for a Black Tie dinner and private viewing of the exhibition. Catalogue of the centenary retrospective exhibition of Calder's work at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 29 March-12 July 1998. 367… Read more
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Royal Wedding: A Celebration for the Marriage of Prince Charles to Lady Diana Spencer

by Douglas Keay; Jane Reed (Ed)

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Published
1981
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Near Fine
ISBN
9780850373820
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London: IPC Magazines. Trade Paperback. 1981. Near Fine. Unmarked. Spine straight, tight, and uncreased. Covers clean and bright. Crease at front hinge. Light edge/reading wear. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 160 pages. An illustrated account of the lives of Charles and Diana and their families up to their union. Illustrated with color and B & W… Read more
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Brasses and Brass Rubbing

by Suzanne Beedell

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Published
1973
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780851529394
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Edinburgh: John Bartholemew. Trade Paperback. 1973. Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean and bright with slight shelfwear. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 96 pages. For those who wish to know more about Monumental Brasses; more about the people they represent, how they are made, and how the designs and techniques developed, this… Read more
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