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image of A Tarot Anthology  And  Road Map  with Specific Guidance from Over 150 Aware Travelers Who follow The Fool's Way.  For a list of Those Able & Learned Authors please consult the bibliography.  Preface, format, & the sparse commentary scattered thru-out by P.J. Clancy compiler, editor, scribe

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no place: Self-published by the author, 1985. Paperback. 73p., text reproduced from typescript, neat but not professional work, softbound in 11x8.5 inch copyshop binding (plastic comb over heavy flexible sheets), a perfectly sound clean copy.
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£16.37
image of For Her Own Good; Two Centuries of the Experts' Advice to Women. Revised Edition

For Her Own Good; Two Centuries of the Experts' Advice to Women. Revised Edition

by Ehrenreich, Barbara and Deirdre English

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
2005
ISBN
9781400078004
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£8.93

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New York: Anchor Books, 2005. Paperback. xx, 410p., softbound in 8x5 inch decorated wraps, paperstock is mildly toned throughout, else a very good copy: entirely sound, clean and unmarked.
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image of The Complete Sherlock Holmes. Volume I [plus] Volume II. Introduction by Loren D. Estleman [set complete]

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New York: Tess Press, 2006. Hardcover. Respectively xii, 516, xii, 516 [coincidence of pagination; see our comment below], matching hardcovers in 9x7 inch laminated boards and printed slipcase. An unmolested set, doesn't look at all handled, neither books nor slipcase; perfectly sound, clean and unmarked. A rather eccentric edition; Estleman preface is not credited on titlepage; find same preface… Read more
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£18.60
image of The Definitive Guide to STUFF WHITE PEOPLE LIKE, the unique taste of millions. NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

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New York: Random House Trade Paperbacks, 2008. Paperback. 211p., plus an Acknowledgments section ("Helvetica!" they love this font!), b&w vignette illustrations (i.e., distractions) throughout the (bright white!) alkaline-based textblock, softbound in 9x6 inch decorated wraps. Nice clean copy, they don't carry pencils anymore, bother with dog ears, or even open the book they just bought to be friendly. Starts… Read more
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£11.16
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Public Administration Illuminated and Inspired by the Arts

by Goodsell, Charles T. and Nancy Murray, editors

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1995
ISBN
9780275948061
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£12.65

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Westport, CT: Praeger, 1995. Hardcover. xii, 226p., hardbound in laminated pink boards titled black. No dust jacket, it looks to be the sort of binding not issued with one. Margin of upper cover mildly sunned, p.5 bears a small light coffee splash, an otherwise clean, sound, unmarked copy. A collection of essayists who've been impressed by popular tastes; one… Read more
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image of South Africa, Land of Contrast. Big Game from the safety and comfort of your car! Ten Touring highlights for YOU in South Africa, Land of unique Travel Adventure! Enchanting Land of Sunshine and Surprises

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Pretoria: South African Tourist Corporation, 1950. Pamphlet. Single large leaf of alkaline clay-coated paperstock, printed and folded to make an upright 9x3.5 inch brochure; features color photographs and design elements. An unblemished period piece, except spiritually. Publishing date guessed from autos, which look late 1940s.
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image of You Know These Lines! A Bibliography of the Most Quoted Verses in American Poetry. Foreword by H.L. Mencken

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New York: G.A. Baker & Company, 1935. xviii, 195p., superior presswork on alkaline semicoated paperstock, first edition buckram boards spine-titled in black; a very sound clean copy that is a little dim externally, spine titling mildly obscure, stated on copyright page to be limited to 1,000 and signed by Johnson (but which is not signed by anyone). "Woodman, spare… Read more
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£13.39
image of Muslim Perceptions of Other Religions: Experience of Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Sarajevo: Faculty of Islamic Studies in Sarajevo / el-Kalem, 2006. Paperback. 77p. + 103p., English and Bosnian texts bound dos-a-dos, pictorial wraps, very good.
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image of Watermelons, Nooses, and Straight Razors: Stories from the Jim Crow Museum

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Oakland: PM Press, 2018. Paperback. xii+258p., 8x10 inches, pictorial wraps, many color illustrations, New.
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£11.90
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Disparos a cero; dibujos de KIN

by Perez Madrigal, Joaquin

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1939
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£11.16

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Madrid: Ediciones Españolas, 1939. 242p., Chapter heading vignette linedrawn cartoons lampooning left stereotypes, some foxing, first edition, wraps rebound in library buckram, ex library.
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image of A Sequence from The Last True Cowboy, a novel

A Sequence from The Last True Cowboy, a novel

by Noyes, Stanley

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1980
ISBN
9780882350448
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£11.16

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Los Cerrillos NM: San Marcos Press, 1980. Pamphlet. 32p., softbound, a stapled 8.5x5.5 booklet, nice clean copy. In which book, film and indeterminantly historical characters shoot it out, and in postmodern fashion discuss classic cowboy fiction (the epigraph is from Destry Rides Again) and westerns of cinema. We are unsure if these reflective killers / killer reflections ever made… Read more
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Chistes y picardia para adultos

by Salgado Herrera, Antonio

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1980
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£14.88

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no place: Anaya Editores S.A., 1980. Paperback. 233p. plus 6p. "Nota final", glossy red paperbound in 8x5 inch decorated wraps (a workingclass guy at a urinal), illustrated with vignette t&a sketches (young busty females). Text paperstock slightly toned, but an unhandled copy just out of its shrinkwrap. We are assuming Mexican publication data, as per the collection this item… Read more
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image of As boys become men: learning new male roles; a curriculum for exploring male role stereotyping

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New York: Irvington Pub, 1985. Paperback. [v] 81p. + index, 8.5x11 inches, forms, handouts, tables, questionnaires, mild general toning and a small snag at the head, a good to very good oversize trade paperback in pictorial wraps.
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image of Hostile climate; a state by state report on anti-gay activity, 1997 edition

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Washington: People for the American Way, 1997. Paperback. 112p., introduction, notes, very good first edition trade paperback in pictorial wraps.
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image of Adventures of a Vice-President. A Fable of Our Own Times. With a Special introduction to The Rough Writers. Illustrations by Henrich

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Chicago: Thompson & Thomas, 1904. Paperback. 210p., nine full-page woodblock illustrations (ten, counting cover), softbound first edition in 7.5x5 inch decorated wraps printed black and red on smooth yellow stock. Front cover is nearly detached with an ineffective bit of old tape at the heel, very acidic textblock with a bad bump and crumpling to tips of many leaves.… Read more
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Blackatcha

by Greenfield, Mark Steven, essays by Grace Carroll, Ph.D., Merilene M. Murphy & Leonard Simon, Ph.D.

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
2002
ISBN
9780971709102
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£33.48

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Los Angeles: Full Court Press, 2002. Hardcover. 47p., 7.5x9.75 inches, essays, illustrated with photos and artworks, essays, resume, bibliography, very good first edition monograph in embossed black cloth. Illustrated with vintage blackface photos of Jolson et al as well as Greenfield's in-your-face inkjet pieces combining same and an overlay of an optician's eye chart that reads out aggressive statements… Read more
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The Pike's Peak Region in Song and Myth

by Hills, Elijah Clarence

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Published
1913
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£12.65

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Colorado Springs: Colorado College, 1913. Hardcover. Pp.165-220, coated paperstock throughout; softbound in 9x6 inch plain printed grey wraps, mild signs of handling (crimping near spinefold, edgewear), a sound clean copy. Helen Hunt Jackson is the only familiar name; editor Hills concludes this pile of poems with a half-dozen of his own. General series no. 66 / Language series… Read more
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image of The Conquest of California; A Dramatic Romance of an Unknown Hero

The Conquest of California; A Dramatic Romance of an Unknown Hero

by Gross, William B.

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Published
1930
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£11.16

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Boston: The Stratford Company, 1930. vi, 361p., inserted plates as called for, first edition purple cloth boards gilt, spine faded, margins silverfished, a generally sound copy. Story of "the San Diego Mission battle, and the twenty-two-year-old soldier standing in a dilapidated adobe hut, fighting --single handed-- an army of over eight hundred savages all through one night and forcing… Read more
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image of 3 self-taught Pennsylvania artists; Hicks, Kane, Pippin

3 self-taught Pennsylvania artists; Hicks, Kane, Pippin

by [Pippin, Horace]

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Published
1966
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£26.04

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Pittsburgh: Museum of Art, Carnegie Institute, 1966. 121p. exhibition catalog, profusely illus. with black/white reproductions of the African American artist's work, along with works by the other two "naive" European American artists, 8x11 inches, plain printed wraps, spine panel somewhat sunned with a nick at the tail.
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The rickety rickshaw man [sheet music]

by Drake, Ervin, words and music

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Published
1943
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£22.32

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New York: Melody Lane Publications, 1943. 5p., standard 12x9 inch sheet music format, very good. The yellow and black cover features a sketch of lean man in straw hat pulling a rickshaw bearing a man in European dress, and, inset, a photo of crooner Eddy Howard. A fantasy, postulate of which is that the "coo-lie, name of Chu-lee," has… Read more
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