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Image for Ancient Egypt in The Metropolitan Museum "Journal" Volumes 1-11 and Volumes 12-13

Ancient Egypt in The Metropolitan Museum "Journal" Volumes 1-11 and Volumes 12-13

By: Aldred, Cyril

Price: $23.00

Publisher: New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art: 1996

Seller ID: 350

ISBN: 0300085680

Condition: As New


New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1996. Hardcover & Paperback. As New/as new. This listing includes BOTH the Vol 1 - 11 book and the Vol. 12 - 13 supplement. Ancient Egypt in the Metropolitan Museum Journal Volumes 1-11 (1968-1076); hardcover with dust jacket, brand new, still sealed in the publisher's shrinkwrap. Ancient Egypt in the Metropolitan Museum Journal Supplement: Volumes 12-13 (1977-1978); softcover, brand new, unread copy. No writing, highlighting, names, or bookplate. NOT ex-library. We ship our books in boxes or cardboard wraps, never in bags. Bay Leaf Books (Member IOBA) i... View more info

Image for Abraham Lincoln Speeches and Writings, 1832-1858: Speeches, Letters, and Miscellaneous Writings, The Lincoln-Douglas Debates and Abraham Lincoln Speeches and Writings, 1859-1865: Speeches, Letters, and Miscellaneous Writings, Presidential Messages and Proclamations [Two Volumes in Slipcase]

Abraham Lincoln Speeches and Writings, 1832-1858: Speeches, Letters, and Miscellaneous Writings, The Lincoln-Douglas Debates and Abraham Lincoln Speeches and Writings, 1859-1865: Speeches, Letters, and Miscellaneous Writings, Presidential Messages and Proclamations [Two Volumes in Slipcase]

By: Basler, Roy P.; Don E. Fehrenbacher, eds.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, The Library of America: 1989

Edition: First Printings

Seller ID: 3327

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcovers with dust jackets, blue cloth with gilt and black spine titles, ribbon bookmarks, in matching printed black slipcase, 12.8 by 20.5 cm, xix 898; xxxiii 787 pp. Near fine, unread copies with only faint shelf wear to the jackets; in a near fine slipcase. A high-quality LOA collection of Lincoln’s writings. View more info

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The Emigrant Indians of Wyandotte County

By: Connelley, William Elsey

Price: $145.00

Publisher: Topeka, KS, Crane & Co.: 1901

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3302

Condition: Very Good


Staple-bound wraps, 8.8 by 14.9 cm, 27 [1] pp. Faint wear to the wraps, the name J.S. McDanield in pen in the upper margin of the front cover (McDanield was a long-time personal friend of the author), and a single pencil pa. This scarce booklet features “an address delivered by William Elsey Connelley before the Kansas City, Kansas, High School, on Tuesday, the 12th day of November” which focuses on the pre-territorial days of Wyandotte County. Connelley (1855-1930) was born in Kentucky but spent his adult life in Kansas as a teacher, county clerk, businessman and banker. In the 1890s,... View more info

Image for The Founding of Harman’s Station with An Account of the Indian Captivity of Mrs. Jennie Wiley and the Exploration and Settlement of the Big Sandy Valley in the Virginias and Kentucky, To Which is Affixed a Brief Account of the Connelley Family and Some of Its Collateral and Related Families in America - Signed

The Founding of Harman’s Station with An Account of the Indian Captivity of Mrs. Jennie Wiley and the Exploration and Settlement of the Big Sandy Valley in the Virginias and Kentucky, To Which is Affixed a Brief Account of the Connelley Family and Some of Its Collateral and Related Families in America - Signed

By: Connelley, William Elsey

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, The Torch Press: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3303

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth with black spine and cover titles, 16 by 24.6 cm, frontis, 177 pp., maps, illus. Some rubbing and wear at the extremities, especially the lower corners, and a couple of tiny splits at the front gutter. Tipped-in on the ffep is a slip of paper with a signed inscription from the author: “To J.S. McDanield, Esq., my friend of many years, with my compliments and esteem, Christmas, 1910.” Below that is a 1946 gift inscription and Christmas label. Tipped-in on the verso of the ffep is a typed, signed letter from the author. It talks about the long-term friendship of Connelley and ... View more info

Image for The Life of Preston B. Plumb, 1837-1891: United States Senator from Kansas for the Fourteen Years from 1877 to 1891, A Pioneer of the Progressive Movement in America - Signed

The Life of Preston B. Plumb, 1837-1891: United States Senator from Kansas for the Fourteen Years from 1877 to 1891, A Pioneer of the Progressive Movement in America - Signed

By: Connelley, William Elsey

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Chicago, Browne & Howell Company: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3304

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth with bright gilt spine and cover titles, 15 by 22.5 cm, top edge gilt, frontis portrait, vi [iii] 475 pp., 3 folding maps. Minor wear at the extremities only – a very nice copy. Inscribed and signed by the author on the ffep: “To J.S. McDanield, Chrismas 1913 / From his Friend, William E. Connelley.” Laid in is a typed, signed letter from Connelley to McDanield dated December 25, 1909. The letter, that must have been included with another gift book, talks about the author’s twenty-eight-year friendship with McDanield that started in Tiblow, Kansas (now Bonner Springs). ... View more info

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Divided Countries, Separated Cities: The Modern Legacy of Partition

By: Deschaumes, Ghislaine Glasson; Rada Ivekovi?, eds.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New Delhi, Oxford University Press: Winter 2000-2001

Seller ID: 3389

ISBN: 0195665406

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with dust jacket, illustrated boards, 14.8 by 22.3 cm, ix 192 pp. Unread copy with light shelf wear to the edges and jacket; a couple light scuff marks on the fore-edge of the textblock. From the publisher: “This interesting collection of writings presents a sensitive, complex, and wide-ranging analysis of the mechanism of nation-building in partition, both post-colonial and in the context of post-1989 transitions in Eastern Europe and the Balkans. The partition of the Indian subcontinent acts as a paradigm case and stands out as something of a reference point in the present volu... View more info

Image for A Collection of the Writings of John James Ingalls: Essays, Addresses, and Orations - Signed by Connelley

A Collection of the Writings of John James Ingalls: Essays, Addresses, and Orations - Signed by Connelley

By: Ingalls, John James; William Elsey Connelley, preface

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Kansas City, MO, Hudson-Kimberly Publishing Co.: 1902

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Connelley

Seller ID: 3305

Condition: Good


Black cloth with gilt spine and cover titles, 16 by 23.5 cm, frontis portrait, 536 pp. Some wear and rubbing at the extremities and there is a split to half the rear hinge. Signed to J.S. McDanield by William E. Connelley, the historian who provided the preface to this collection. Under Connelley’s signature is the penciled date Jan. 22, 1903. A collection of writings and speeches by the Republican U.S. Senator John James Ingalls, who represented Kansas from 1887 to 1891. Ingalls was also, incidentally, a second cousin of Laura Ingalls Wilder’s father. Connelley (1855-1930) was born ... View more info

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Columbia College (The College History Series), Signed

By: Israel, Charles; Elizabeth DuRant

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Charleston, SC, Arcadia Publishing: 2001

Edition: First edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 3359

Condition: Very Good


Minor wear to the wraps and crease to the upper right cover of the front cover. Signed on the title page by both authors. From the publisher: “In 1854, founders of the South Carolina Methodist Conference established an all-female school in Columbia, South Carolina. Known originally as Columbia Female College, today's Columbia College has suffered and survived hardships, faced challenges, and flourished during its almost 150-year history as an institution of higher learning. The college has succeeded in its mission to provide quality liberal arts education for women and has become one of th... View more info

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The Chemehuevis [Native Americans]

By: Laird, Carobeth

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Morongo Indian Reservation, Banning, CA, Malki Museum Press: 1976

Edition: first edition, second printing

Seller ID: 3328

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with dust jacket, pale yellow cloth with black spine titles, 15.5 by 24.2 cm, map endpapers, xxviii 349 pp. plus colophon. Hardcover is very good with minor soiling on the edges of the textblock; the jacket is good with light rubbing and edge wear and chipping to the head and tail of the spine panel. From the front flap: “The Chemehuevis is the first book-length study of the culture, worldview, language, and oral literature of one of the lesser-known of Southern California Indian tribes. Mrs. Laird was for many years married to a Chemehuevis tribesman, George Laird, who was born... View more info

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Ars Sacra, 800-1200 Second Edition (The Yale University Press Pelican History of Art)

By: Lasko, Peter

Price: $52.00

Publisher: New Haven, CT, Yale University Press: 1995

Seller ID: 194

ISBN: 0300060483

Condition: New


New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1995. Hardcover. New/new. Brand new, flawless copy still in the publisher's shrinkwrap. Oversized hardcover with dust jacket. We ship our books in boxes or cardboard wraps, never in bags. Bay Leaf Books (Member IOBA) is an open shop located in Sand Lake, Michigan, with 15 years of experience in offering fine books for discriminating readers. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - The magnificent bronze doors of Hildesheim Cathedral, the ivory, gold, enamelled and bejewelled book covers made to contain superbly illuminated manuscripts, the startling reliquary... View more info

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Madison Connecticut in the Twentieth Century (The American Century Series)

By: Lord, Warner P.; Beverly J. Montgomery

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Charleston, SC, Arcadia Publishing: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3360

Condition: Very Good


Wraps, 16.5 by 23.5 cm, 128 pp., heavily illus. very good with light wear at the corners. From the publisher: “Throughout the 20th century, Madison progressed slowly from a rural economy to one based on seasonal residents and then to that of a largely residential community. The development along the shoreline that marked the first 50 years of the century eventually spread inland to the rest of Madison. From 1,500 residents in 1900, the population swelled to a suburban community of over 16,000. This book is a photographic journey of this growing town, which changed significantly following t... View more info

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The Margins of Orthodoxy: Heterodox Writing and Cultural Response, 1660-1750

By: Lund, Roger D., ed.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3391

ISBN: 052147177X

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover with dust jacket, blue cloth with gilt spine titles, 15.5 by 23.4 cm, xiv 298 pp. Near fine in like jacket. From the publisher: “The struggle between orthodox Anglicans and the deists, freethinkers and ‘atheists’ who opposed their exclusive claims to religious power and political authority reveals cultural practices and ideological assumptions central to an understanding of eighteenth-century thought. In this collection of essays, leading scholars examine the philosophical and rhetorical strategies involved, and show how the eighteenth-century assault on orthodoxy influenced ... View more info

Image for The Soviet Challenge and the Structure of European Security

The Soviet Challenge and the Structure of European Security

By: Macdonald, Hugh

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Hampshire, England, Edward Elgar : 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3390

ISBN: 1852780029

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with dust jacket, light blue cloth with silver spine titles, 14.5 by 22 cm, ix 318 pp. Very good with light edgewear to the jacket, and minor bumping to the spine ends; the textblock is lightly yellowed. From the front flap: “This important and original new book reexamines the structure of international relations in Europe since 1945 and its implications for security in the region. The Cold War is treated as a continuing process of international political behavior among states pursuing different, incompatible, but not uncompromising security interests. Perceived as a contest in i... View more info

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Matamoras to Shohola: A Journey Through Time (Images of America Series)

By: Osterberg, Matthew M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Charleston, SC, Arcadia Publishing: 2000

Seller ID: 3355

Condition: Good


Wraps, 16.5 by 23.5 cm, 128 pp., heavily illus. Light wear to the covers and corners and a crease to the bottom corner of the front cover. From the publisher: “Matamoras to Shohola: A Journey Through Time tells the story of the Matamoras, Mill Rift, Westfall, Milford, Shohola, and Dingman Township people from 1860 to 1960. This exquisite collection of images features all aspects of life in these areas, from the tourism industry to transportation to notable figures in history. Author and local historian Matthew M. Osterberg combines an impressive and unprecedented collection of photographs ... View more info

Image for Matamoras to Shohola: A Journey Through Time (Images of America Series)

Matamoras to Shohola: A Journey Through Time (Images of America Series)

By: Osterberg, Matthew M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Charleston, SC, Arcadia Publishing: 2000

Seller ID: 3356

Condition: Very Good


Wraps, 16.5 by 23.5 cm, 128 pp., heavily illus. Very minor wear to the covers only. From the publisher: “Matamoras to Shohola: A Journey Through Time tells the story of the Matamoras, Mill Rift, Westfall, Milford, Shohola, and Dingman Township people from 1860 to 1960. This exquisite collection of images features all aspects of life in these areas, from the tourism industry to transportation to notable figures in history. Author and local historian Matthew M. Osterberg combines an impressive and unprecedented collection of photographs with a thoroughly researched text in this timeless trib... View more info

Image for Through the Years: A Pictorial History of Greater Lansing, 1847-1997 [Michigan]

Through the Years: A Pictorial History of Greater Lansing, 1847-1997 [Michigan]

By: Peckham, Linda; Ray Walsh

Price: $16.00

Publisher: East Lansing, MI, Vision Sports Management Group, Inc.: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3012

Condition: Very Good


Glossy, illustrated boards, 26 by 19.7 cm, v 165 pp. plus 10 pages of sponsor ads., illus. Very good with only a few faint scratches on the covers. An amazing collection of photographs of early Lansing. Chapters include “In the Beginning: Michigan, Michigan 1847-1897,” “Turning the Page: Wheels are Rolling 1897-1940,” “WWII: Lansing Goes to War 1941-1946,” “Beneath the Dome: The Capitol in the Capital City,” “On the Banks of the Red Cedar: M.A.C. to M.S.C. to M.S.U.,” “Oldsmobile: A Century of Excellence,” “Lansing Comes Home: Baby Boomers 1947-1964,” and “Comi... View more info

Image for Selections from the Works of William H. Prescott [Ferdinand and Isabella, The Conquest of Mexico, The Conquest of Peru]

Selections from the Works of William H. Prescott [Ferdinand and Isabella, The Conquest of Mexico, The Conquest of Peru]

By: Prescott, William Hickling; A.D. Hall, ed.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, H.M. Caldwell Co. Publishers: 1902

Seller ID: 3189

Condition: Very Good +


Blue leather with bright gilt spine and cover titles and decorations, top edge gilt, decorative endpapers, blue ribbon register, 10 by 15.5 cm, frontis, xii 206 pp. Very good with only light signs of wear to the covers. No loss or dulling to the wonderful gilt decorations, including a printing press on the upper board. “Prescott (1796 – 1859) was an American historian and Hispanist, who is widely recognized by historiographers to have been the first American scientific historian. Despite suffering from serious visual impairment, which at times prevented him from reading or writing for h... View more info

Ilya Kabakov (Contemporary Artists)

By: [Ilya Kabakov ] Groys, Boris; David A. Ross; Iwona Blazwick

Price: $90.00

Publisher: London, Phaidon Press: 1998

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 738

ISBN: 0714837970

Condition: Fine


London: Phaidon Press, 1998. First edition. Paperback. Fine/near fine. [Ilya Kabakov] Groys, Boris; David A. Ross; Iwona Blazwick. Ilya Kabakov. London: Phaidon Press Ltd., 1998, first edition. Wraps with dust jacket, 9 7/8 by 11 1/2-inches, 160 pp. Book is fine, faint shelf wear to the jacket. A comprehensive survey of Kabakov’s work, who is “recognized as the most important Russian artist to have emerged in the late 20th century.” (os) Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info