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King's Daughters' Cook Book, 1897
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King's Daughters' Cook Book, 1897

By (King's Daughters of Mattapan)

Boston: T.J. Russell Printer. Good. 1897. Hardcover. Original Floral embossed stiff card wrapper with black cloth spine strip. Staple binding. 39 [+3 blank] pages. Index. Includes local busniess advertistments throughout. Recipes credited to donors. Surface soil and edge wear first page with short closed tear. Light soil within. Front cover deeply creased head to tail. Binding tight. King's Daughters' originated in 1886 by Margaret Bottome following her witness to the lonely death of a young seminarian. January 13, of the same year, 10 founding members chose the silver Maltese cross as their badge. They selected the watchword "In His Name" and the text "Not to be ministered unto, but to minister." The ladies began nursing and visiting the sick while providing food and clothing and medicine for the needy. By 1896, there were Branch organizations in 26 states and circles in nearly every country in Europe, Japan, China, Syria and India. Canada had nearly 6,000 members. In 1922 King's Daughters Hospital was opened followed by a school of nursing. Renamed King's Daughters' Medical Center in 1999. ; 8vo .

$65.00

The Leaning Tower of Babel and Other Affronts by the Underground Grammarian
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The Leaning Tower of Babel and Other Affronts by the Underground Grammarian

By Mitchell, Richard

Boston: Little Brown and Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1984. First Edition. Hardcover. xii, 279 pages. Illustrated. Introduction by Thomas H. Middleton. Significant soil/spot along the edges of the preliminaries, other wise clean; a straight copy. The dust jacket's spine strip is somewhat faded and there is tone inside the flaps. Not price clipped. ; 8vo .

$15.00

An essay upon the Government of the English plantations on the continent  of America.
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An essay upon the Government of the English plantations on the continent of America.

By Wright, Louis B. (Editor)

San Marino, CA: Huntington Library. Very Good. 1945. Hardcover. Minute wear to ends; pen selection markings inside. xiv, 66 pages.; 8vo .

$15.00

Western Highlands
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Western Highlands

By Gardner, Arthur

London, Toronto, New York, Sydney: B. T. Batsford. Very Good. 1948. Revised Edition. Hardcover. Second Edition. Red cloth. vii, 110 pages. [271] pages of plates. Shelf worn edges, bumped corners; slanted. ; 8vo .

$30.00

Planet Shanghai
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Planet Shanghai

By Guarigilia, Justin: John Krich

San Francisco: Chronicle Books. Near Fine. 2008. First Edition. Hardcover. Pictorial hardcover. 240 pages, cheifly color illustrations. Essay by John Kirch. Small dent on the cover else fine. Photographer Justin Guariglia, whose work has appeared in National Geographic Traveler and Smithsonian magazines, frequently trains his lens on the old town and waterfront which have retained their cultural character amid mega-booming development. Shanghai's open-air lifestyle, bustling markets, and curious fashion sense are all seen here, granting us a multifaceted and intimate portrait of day-to-day life in one of the great cities of the world. (Publishers Description) Contents: Planet Shanghai; Sleepless in Shanghai; City; Style; Still life; Dairly life; Food; Leisure; Dogs; Family and friends. ; 8vo .

$15.00

The Book of Pottery and Porcelain,  Vol. 1
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The Book of Pottery and Porcelain, Vol. 1

By Cox, Warren

Crown Publishers. Near Fine. 1973. Revised Edition. Hardcover. Blue cloth on board, minor wear to ends. Volume 1 only (of two). Clean, straight, tight copy. xvi, 558 pages. Illustrated. ; 8vo .

$15.00

Stagecoach heyday in the San Joaquin Valley, 1853-1876
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Stagecoach heyday in the San Joaquin Valley, 1853-1876

By Boyd, William Harland

Bakersfield, CA: Kern County Historical Society. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1883. Hardcover. Blue cloth in original dust jacket. xii, 74 pages. Illustrations. A study in early-day transportation that goes beyond the society's usual local history focus, this book deals with the emerging stagecoach system in the vast San Joaquin Valley, from the gold rush to the coming of the railroads in the early 1870's. From the flap. Minute wear to ends. Pencil shadow on ffep. About near fine with a short closed tear at spine head and light shelf wear. ; 8vo .

$20.00

African Safari and Other Poems
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African Safari and Other Poems

By Mumey, Nolie

Denver, CO: The Range Press. Very Good. 1956. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good with bumped ends and one worn corner; few finger smudges. 111 pages. Rough cut edges.Dr. Nolie Mumey was a physician, Western historian, author and collector. This collection of poems, with personal footnotes, was the result of a safari through the Belgain Congo, published Christmas, 1956. ; 8vo .

$12.00

Old Chicago Houses
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Old Chicago Houses

By Drury, John

Bonanza. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. N.D.. Reprint. Hardcover. Reprint of a title originally published Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1941. xix, 518 pages Index. Illustrations. Contents: Pioneer days; Old Prairie Avenue; Millionaires' Row ; The Near North Side;On the Gold Coast; West of the river; In old Lake View; Early Hyde Park; Along "The Ridge"; Near Lincoln Park;The township of Jefferson; Englewood and vicinity; Literary landmarks; Here and there; Toward the future. Index. Top edge soil, else a straight clean copy. The Dust jacket has some edge wear. ; 8vo .

$20.00

Problemas de Hidrobiologia y su vinculacion con la explotacion pesquara.  Miscelanea No. 2
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Problemas de Hidrobiologia y su vinculacion con la explotacion pesquara. Miscelanea No. 2

By Popovici, Zaharia

Buenos Aires: Coni. Good. 1949. Softcover. Original paper wraps. Worn edges. X, 50 [4] pages. Spanish language. Problems of hydrobiology and its link with fishery exploitation. Prologue by Agustin Eduardo Riggi. The studies of hydrobiology in Argentina. Ex-Academic Library. ; 8vo .

$20.00

Tintinnoinea De Atlantida (R.O.. Del Uruguay), (Protozoa Ciliata Oligotr).
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Tintinnoinea De Atlantida (R.O.. Del Uruguay), (Protozoa Ciliata Oligotr).

By Balech, Enrique

Buenos Aires: Coni. Good. 1948. Softcover. Series No. 7. Monograph. Original blue paper wraps, faded with heavy edge wear including chips and short tears. Comunicaciones del Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales "Bernardino Rivadavia". Serie Ciencias zoolo´gicas. xiv, 23 pages and 8 full page plates. Stamped on cover. Professor Balech was an Argentinian microbiologist. His most important contributions to his field were on thecate dinoflagellate taxonomy. increased the number of known dinoflagellate species of the Gulf of Mexico from 76 to 262 and reported on their distribution. He developed great knowledge and understanding of dinoflagellate morphology by examining samples from very diverse origins, from cold waters like Antarctica, temperate waters like the SW Atlantic, California current or France to tropical waters like the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico. ; 8vo .

$20.00

Saulieu of the Morvan (The Tuileries Brochures, Vol. iv No.1, January 1932)
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Saulieu of the Morvan (The Tuileries Brochures, Vol. iv No.1, January 1932)

By Belloc, Hilaire

Ludowici-Celadon Company. Very Good. 1932. Softcover. Original green-gray stiff paper cover w/black spine strip; staple binding. Pages 99-111 [112]. Single faint crease in the front cover and title page along with a bent corner and light edge wear. Former owner's name writtten on the front cover and stamp on title page. Laid in is the (fine) full page order blank for bound copies. "A series of monographs on European architecture with special reference to roofs of tile."; 8vo .

$20.00

An Architect Revisits France. (The Tuileries Brochures, Vol. IV., No.5,  May 1932)
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An Architect Revisits France. (The Tuileries Brochures, Vol. IV., No.5, May 1932)

By Chamerlain, Samuel

Ludowici-Celadon Company. Very Good. 1932. Softcover. Original green-gray stiff paper cover w/black spine strip; staple binding. Pages [132] 131-143, [144]. Top corner bent, shallow fold cover to cover. Former owner's name writtten on the front cover and stamp on title page. "A series of monographs on European architecture with special reference to roofs of tile."; 8vo .

$20.00

Some Small Houses from French Villages (The Tuileries Brochures, Vol. iii  No.4, July 1931)
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Some Small Houses from French Villages (The Tuileries Brochures, Vol. iii No.4, July 1931)

By Bentley, Harry Howe

Ludowici-Celadon Company. Very Good. 1931. Softcover. Original green-gray stiff paper cover w/black spine strip; staple binding. Pages [50]-63, [64]. Some creasing from the cover to cover. Former owner's name writtten on the front cover and stamp on title page. "A series of monographs on European architecture with special reference to roofs of tile."; 8vo .

$20.00

Architecture of Denmark and Her Former Provinces. (The Tuileries  Brochures, Vol. V., No.1, January 1939)
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Architecture of Denmark and Her Former Provinces. (The Tuileries Brochures, Vol. V., No.1, January 1939)

By Embury II, Aymar

Ludowici-Celadon Company. Very Good. 1939. Softcover. Original green-gray stiff paper cover w/black spine strip; staple binding. Pages [2] 3-16 [17]. Top corner bent. Former owner's name writtten on the front cover and stamp on title page. "A series of monographs on European architecture with special reference to roofs of tile."; 8vo .

$20.00

Falaise, The Heart of Normandy. (The Tuileries Brochures, Vol. IV., No.2,  March 1932)
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Falaise, The Heart of Normandy. (The Tuileries Brochures, Vol. IV., No.2, March 1932)

By Carlu, Jacques

Ludowici-Celadon Company. Very Good. 1932. Softcover. Original green-gray stiff paper cover w/black spine strip; staple binding. Pages [132] 131-143, [144]. Surface wear only to the spine, binding firm. Former owner's name writtten on the front cover and stamp on title page. "A series of monographs on European architecture with special reference to roofs of tile."; 8vo .

$20.00

French Architecture as Source Material. (The Tuileries Brochures, Vol.  III., No.1, January 1931)
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French Architecture as Source Material. (The Tuileries Brochures, Vol. III., No.1, January 1931)

By Goodwin, Philip L.

Ludowici-Celadon Company. Very Good. 1931. Softcover. Original green-gray stiff paper cover w/black spine strip; staple binding. Pages [132] 131-143, [144]. Surface wear to the spine, binding firm. Former owner's name writtten on the front cover and stamp on title page. "A series of monographs on European architecture with special reference to roofs of tile."; 8vo .

$20.00

Deco Landmarks : Art Deco Gems of Los Angeles
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Deco Landmarks : Art Deco Gems of Los Angeles

By Schwartzman, Arnold

San Framcisco, CA: Chronicle Books. As New. 2005. Softcover. 0811846016 . As new. 155 pages. Color illustrations. Features hundreds of colour photographs from across the L.A. Basin, with dazzling details from the majestic to the whimsical, that define Art Deco style. ; 8vo ; FAIR .

$15.00

The Insect Societies ; Harvard Paperbacks
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The Insect Societies ; Harvard Paperbacks

By Wilson, Edward O.

Belknap Press. Very Good. 1979. Fifth Edition. Softcover. 0674454952 . Softcover Fifth Edition VG condition. " This book is a work of major importance for the development of environmental and behavioral biology; it covers the classification, evolution, anatomy, physiology, and behavior of the higher social insects--ants, social wasps and bees, and termites. Mr. Wilson reinterprets the knowledge of these insects through the concepts of modern biology, from biochemistry to evolutionary theory and population ecology." ; Harvard Paperbacks; 10.0 X 8.5 X 1.2 inches; 548 pp pages .

$20.00

Claud Mann's Dinner & a Movie Cookbook
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Claud Mann's Dinner & a Movie Cookbook

By Mann, Claud, Kimberlee Carlson & Heather Johnson

Andrews McMeel Publishing. Very Good. 2003. Third Edition. Hardcover. 0740739573 . 239 pages. Index. Illustrated. Dinner and a Movie is an American cooking and entertainment television program aired on TBS from 1995 to 2011. This cookbook is a result of the many creative dinners prepared to go thematicly with a movie title or plot - many via a pun. Some offerings from this cookbook include: "The Client" - Stool Pigieons; "A Few Good Men" - You Can't Handle the Soup; Medicine Man - Miraculously Cured Salmon Salad; Raiders of the Lost Ark - Extra Cheesy Spielburgers; The Pelican Brief - Supreme Torte; Star Wars - Obi-Wan Cannoli; Fargo-Snow Coens. And... Ferris Bueller's Day Off - Can't Go to School, I Falafel. Fun Read. Some previous owner's markings including her name written boldly inside the cover and few favorites starred. ; 8.5 X 7.9 X 0.9 inches; 224 pages .

$15.00

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