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Sexuality, Poverty, and the Inner City

by Anderson, Elijah, PhD, Drew E. Altman, Jayne Garrison, Patricia Lynn Stern

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Published
1994
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9780944525197
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Menlo Park: Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, 1994. Paperback. xiv, 81p., introduction, summary, appendix, very good first edition paperback in plain white wraps. Sexuality and American Social Policy #2, edited by Jayne Garrison, Mark D. Smith & Douglas J. Besharov.
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Pornography in the Modern World

by Gagnon, Jean, translated by James Boake & Jeanluc Svoboda

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Published
1986
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9780920956229
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£25.66

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Toronto: Art Metropole, 1986. Paperback. 141p., foreword, introduction, notes, bibliography, backlist, several small b&w photos, very good first English-language Canadian edition trade paperback in plain brown wraps and plain black dj.
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image of Williams' Pacific Tourist and Guide Across the Continent. [cover title] / The Pacific Tourist, Adams_Bishop's Illustrated Trans-Continental Guide of Travel, from The Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean. Railroad routes across the continent, all pleasure resorts [&c &c] - Routes jof su;mmer travel, best localities for hunting [&c &c], A Complete Traveler's Guide The Union and Central Pacific Railroads, with special contributions by [&c &c] / Illustrations by Thomas Moran [et alia], Engravings by... Railroad Edition, Flexible Covers, 332 pp. / Full Cloth, Stiff Covers, 364 pp

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New York: Adams & Bishop, Publishers, 1881. Hardback, or let's call it that. FYI, format appears to be "Full Cloth" per pagination, but covers are flexible: [364]p., double-column text in a smallish but legible font, many fine and not so fine steel-engraved views, with multiple Thos Moran, one of the very finest of 19thC depictors of nature. Item is… Read more
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image of A Knight of the Renaissance: D. Joao de Castro; Soldier, Sailor, Scientist, and Viceroy of India, 1500-1548. With 8 Illustrations

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London: Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers) Ltd, 1960. Hardcover. 235p., illustrated with a few scattered period images (site & portrait) and duplicate endsheet maps, hardbound in 9x6 inch red cloth boards spine-titled gilt. A remnant significantly trimmed dust jacket with flap text is laid in, to keep or throw. External titling is very dim, casebinding slightly edgeworn, clean and sound… Read more
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image of Improvising Empire; Portuguese Trade and Settlement in the Bay of Bengal 1500-1700

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Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1990. Hardcover. xix, 269p., illustrated only with a rather unambitious line-map. Hardbound in 8.5x5.5 inch blue cloth boards gilt and enclosed in the glossy pictorial dust jacket; a very good copy from a well protected collection: sound, clean, unmarked. t. FYI, this may be an early version of a book by same author that appears… Read more
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image of Les Plans de Paris: des origines (1493) à la fin du XVIIIe siècle

Les Plans de Paris: des origines (1493) à la fin du XVIIIe siècle

by Boutier, Jean; with the collaboration of Jean-Yves Sarazin and Marine Sibille

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Published
2002
ISBN
9782717722307
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£109.98

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Paris: Bibliothèque National de France, 2002. Hardcover. 430p., cloth-covered boards, 8.5x11.5 inches, illus., maps, very good condition in like dj. Text in French.
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Painting a Map of Sixteenth-Century Mexico City; Land, Writing, and Native Rule

by Miller, Mary E. and Barbara E. Mundy, editors; with essays by Dennis Carr, et alia

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Published
2012
ISBN
9780300180718
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New Haven: Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Yale University, 2012. Hardcover. xv, 216p., exhaustive color reproductions and indispensable diagrams and discussion, hardbound in brown cloth boards gilt and interesting dust jacket. A fine big (11.5x9 inch) art book in fine condition: entirely sound, clean and unmarked.
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Report on Connecticut: family relocation under urban renewal

by United States Commission on Civil Rights. Connecticut Advisory Commitee

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Published
1963
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Washington DC: [GPO], 1963. Pamphlet. 74p., wraps, 5.5x9 inches, very good condition.
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image of A directory of the charitable and beneficent organizations of Boston : together with legal suggestions, laws applying to dwellings, etc. Fourth edition

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Boston: Damrell & Upham, 1899. Hardcover. xvii, 475, xxxix-xlvip., preliminary and end ads toned, minor flaws and handling wear else good condition.
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image of Ancient Luang Prabang_Laos. Revised_expanded

Ancient Luang Prabang & Laos. Revised & expanded

by Heywood, Denise

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Published
2014
ISBN
9786167339450
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Bangkok: River Books, 2014. Paperback. 252p., first issued 2006, reprinted 2008, here expanded with revisions. Large softbound, a paperback in 9.5x6.5 inch colorphoto cardstock wraps, splendid photos on alkaline paper, mostly color except for period photography, scattered diagrammatic aids (floorplans & elevations) and a fine large diagrammatic area map in colors. From a collection kept in as-new condition: item… Read more
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Dubrovnik, A History

by Harris, Robin

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Published
2006
ISBN
9780863569593
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London: SAQI, 2006. Paperback. 503p., illustrated with numerous period views in vivid color and otherwise, site and exhibit photography, a couple line maps, a handsome big softbound that one reviewer calls "a triumph of book production". Wraps are 9.5x6.5 inch glossy color, an inch & one quarter thick, condition is as-new: entirely sound, clean and unmarked.
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image of Weapons and Warfare in Renaissance Europe; Gunpowder, Technology, and Tactics

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Baltimore: Johns Hopkins, 1997. Hardcover. xiii, 300p., illustrated with period images, diagrams and line maps, first edition hardcover in 9.5x6 inch blue cloth boards lettered in silverfoil and enclosed in the dust jacket; an as-new copy, entirely sound, clean and unmarked.
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image of Asian Port Cities 1600-1800; Local and Foreign Cultural Interactions

Asian Port Cities 1600-1800; Local and Foreign Cultural Interactions

by Masashi, Haneda, editor

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Published
2009
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Singapore: National University of Singapore, in association with Kyoto University Press, 2009. Paperback. xvi, 233p., illustrated in color exhibit photography, featuring a number of ancient maps, several augmented with modern line-map diagrams; softbound, a paperback in 9x6 inch color wraps. An unhandled, unmolested copy, absolutely sound, clean and unmarked.
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image of Search for a Vanishing Beijing: A Guide to China's Capital Through the Ages

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Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2006. 399p., very good paperback.
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image of Angkor and Cambodia in the Sixteenth Century, According to Portuguese and Spanish Sources. Translated by Michael Smithies

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2006: Orchid Press, Bangkok. Hardcover. First edition of this translation into English, hardcover in 10x7 inch brown boards gilt in the fine color-map dust jacket. Find several more maps, modern monochromes showing the city's water supply &c, one folded. Except that a corner-tip of the folded map is dog-eared, book is simply as new, casebinding and dust jacket both.… Read more
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Venetians in Constantinople

by Dursteler, Eric R.

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Published
2006
ISBN
9780801883248
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Baltimore: johns Hopkins University Press, 2006. xi, 289p., scattered illustrations (plat map, period imagery, &c), first American edition hardcover in cloth boards and dust jacket, an as-new copy: entirely sound, clean and unmarked. Johns Hopkins Studies in historical and political science, 124th series (2006).
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image of Almanac for Thirty-Niners with illustrations by the WPA Federal Art Project in the City of San Francisco

Almanac for Thirty-Niners with illustrations by the WPA Federal Art Project in the City of San Francisco

by Workers of the Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration in the City of San Francisco, illustrated by Lloyd Wulf

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Published
1938
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Stanford, CA: Published by James Ladd Delkin and sponsored by the Bret Harte Associates of California, 1938. Paperback. 127p., first edition trade paperback in yellow pictorial wraps, map back panel, some staining and soiling of the wraps, edge wear else good condition. Dykes #16. Powell #72.
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image of Venice's Mediterranean Colonies: Architechture and urbanism

Venice's Mediterranean Colonies: Architechture and urbanism

by Georgopoulou, Maria

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Published
2001
ISBN
9780521782357
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Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001. Hardcover. xv, 383p., cloth-covered boards, illus., maps, plans, very good first edition in like dj.
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image of De' Disegni delle Piu Illustri Citta et Fortezze del Mondo, da Giulio Ballino (1568-'69). Presentazione Introduttiva di Giorgio E. Ferrari

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Rome: Jouvence - Viella, 1982. Various paginations, nice clear reproduction of texts and facsimile maps, the doublespreads mounted on stubs so these open fully, a small folio in rather utilitarian decorated papered boards, 12x8.5 inches. Mild edgewear, spine rims slightly crimped with a touch of paper-fray to topmost, generally sound and entirely clean and unmarked. Find, laid in, xeroxed… Read more
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image of The Ghetto of Venice, A History Translated by Katherine Silberblatt Wolfthal

The Ghetto of Venice, A History Translated by Katherine Silberblatt Wolfthal

by Calimani, Riccardo. Elie Wiesel, prefatory comment

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Published
1987
ISBN
9780871314840
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New York: M. Evans and Company, Inc, 1987. Hardcover. xvii, 313p., illustrated with scattered b&w images, period and contemporary; hardbound in 9.5x6 inch clothbacked boards gilt and enclosed in the glossy dust jacket. Expect a touch of toning to dj and to the cloth top rim, else no indications of age or of handling: quite sound, clean and unmarked.… Read more
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