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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

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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

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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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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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