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1 Brooks, Geraldine Nine Parts of Desire
New York Doubleday 1995 0-385-47576-4 / 9780385475761 Paperback As New 6x9.5 
Wall Street Journal correspondent offers a portrait of modern Muslim women and shows how women's rights have a firm basis in Islamic scripture. This paperback edition is an advance readers copy, i.e. uncorrected proof. The cover illustrations are B-W instead of the color in the final published edition. 250 pages. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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2 Emmerling, Mary Mary Emmerling's American Country Hearts
New York Clarkson Potter 1989 0-517-56989-2 / 9780517569894 Hardcover 6.4x6.8 inches 
Celebrates the varied uses of the heart motif in American handcrafted country antiques, from cookie cutters to chairs. 120 full-color illustrations. Slipcased with die-cut heart exposing the sailor's Valentine heart. One of the most popular Valentine gift books we have ever stock, delighted to find copies in excellent condition! Light shelf wear to the slipcase, die-cut is as new. No interior markings in book nor on slipcase, which has a To/From fill-in area on back. 80 pages. From the Inside Flap A charming gift book by two of Potter's best-selling authors, which celebrates the varied uses of the heart motif in American handcrafted country antiques, from cookie cutters to chairs. 120 full-color illustrations. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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3 Farrington, Karen St. Patrick's Day
Seacaucus NJ Book Sales Inc. 1998 0-7858-0950-3 / 9780785809500 Hardcover 9.8x12 inches 
Book is the stor of St.Patrick, his love for his people, his faith in his mission, and his courage in times of despair. This book charts the growth of his festival, its historical importance to the Irish abroad and its emergence into the extravaganza we know today. As new with dust jacket, 144 pages. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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4 James, H. L Posts and Rugs: The Story of Navajo Rugs and Their Homes
Globe AZ Southwest Parks and Monuments Association 1976 0-911408-33-9 / 9780911408331 Hardcover 9.2x12.2. inches 
Organized by region within the Navajo nation, individual chapters on Shiprock, Lukachukai, Teec Nos Pos, Crystal, Two Gray Hills, Chinle, Ganado, Wide Ruins and Western Reservation. With maps noting trading posts, traders and weavers. Emphasis is on the contemporary Navajo rug scene. Four appendices: Rules in Buying a Navajo Rug, Care of a Navajo Rug, 1974 Navajo Weaving Awards and Descriptions to the Color Plates. Two newspaper articles are inserted in the book. No interior or exterior markings, cover shows light shelf wear. An excellent reference book; unfortunately our copy was received with three pages pulling loose. Book is offered as described and valued accordingly. 126 pages. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5 Lindig, Wolfgang Navajo: Tradition and Change in the Southwest
New York Facts on File 1993 0-8160-2756-0 / 9780816027569 Hardcover 10x11.6 inches 
Author Lindig and photographer Helga Tewies chroncile the historical, cultural and sociental progress of the largest group of Native Americans in the United States. More than 150 photographs, most in color, capture the duality of the Navajo nation, such as landmark trading posts service as automobile dealerships. Originally published in 1991 in Germany under the title "Navajo". As new condition; no remainder marks. 240 pages. 
Price: 14.95 USD
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6 Mather, Christine True West: Arts, Traditions & Celebrations
New York Clarkson Potter 1992 0-517-58336-4 / 9780517583364 Hardcover 10.5x10.2 inches 
Combination decorating book,"Old West" history meets "New West" lifestyle including an annoying directory of "western sources" (for which this series of books was known). Includes Hispanic and Cowboy "cultural" items. 400 color and vintage photographs. When received by bookseller, new from publisher, book had a slit on dust jacket back, publisher never made good on a new dust jacket and eighteen years later this otherwise "as new" book sits on a shelf. Priced to find a new home. 240 pages. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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7 Trimble, Stephen Talking With the Clay: The Art of Pueblo Pottery
Santa Fe NM School of American Research Press 1988 0-933452-18-7 / 9780933452183 Paperback 7.8x9.4 inches 
Author Stephen Trimble conveys the beauty and craftsmanship of Pueblo Indian pottery and shows how pottery making is closely connected to the Pueblos' beliefs, their ties to the land, their role in the modern world, and their feelings of identity. With over 75 photographs, Illustrates all the major pottery types, from the micaceous of Taos and Picuris to the red and gold polychromes of Hopi. Photographs of the pottery are in color, photographs of the potters are in B-W. As new condition, no interior or exterior markings. 128 pages. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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