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MILTON AVERY: ONRUSHING WAVES

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Published
2004
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Fine
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9780976239505
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New York: Knoedler & Company, 2004. Exhibition Catalogue. Fine. The catalogue for a 2004-05 exhibition of art work by American artist Milton Avery, including oils, watercolors and sketches from the 1920s to the 1960s of the Atlantic seacoast and the Atlantic ocean. First edition, first printing, About 10 x 9 1/2 inches, 47 pages on glossy paper in… Read more
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CHANCELLORSVILLE

by Bigelow, John Jr.

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Published
1995
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Fine
ISBN
9780831714314
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£14.36

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New York: Smithmark Publishers, Inc., 1995. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. A classic of military history and the American Civil War, originally published in 1910 and titled: "Chancelllorsville: A Strategic and Tactical Study." Developed from Bigelow's extensive and exhaustive research while was a professor of military history at MIT. First Smithmark edition, first printing thus, (with complete numberline). About 7… Read more
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THE LIFE OF GEORGE WASHINGTON

by Sparks, Jared

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Published
1857
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About Very Good
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£88.68

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Boston: Little Brown & Co., 1857. Hardcover. About Very Good. Sparks, author of this 19th century biography of Washington, was a leading educator and intellectual of his time. A president of Harvard, chaplain of Congress and author of numerous historical works on the American Revolution and early American leaders including Benjamin Franklin, Gouverneur Morris, Gen. Anthony Wayne, and… Read more
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THE FEMINIST PAPERS: FROM ADAMS TO DE BEAUVOIR

by Rossi, Alice S.

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Published
1973
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Very Good
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New York: Bantam Books, 1973. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good. Vintage Paperback -- Bantam Sociology Y8266. A collection of essays covering nearly 200 years of feminist thought from classic works by Abigail Adams, de Beauvoir, Wollstonecraft, Stanton, Anthony, Goldman, Gilman, Sanger, Woolf and Mead. This collection of 32 excerpts and essays edited and introduced by Alice S. Rossi,… Read more
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THE BASIC READERS TEACHERS EDITION, PRE-PRIMER PROGRAM (also Titled GUIDEBOOK FOR THE PRE-PRIMER PROGRAM OF THE BASIC READERS)

by Gray, William S., Monroe, Marion; Gray, Lillian

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Published
1941
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Good Plus to Very Good
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£42.23

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New York: Scott, Foresman and Company, 1941. Hardcover. Good Plus to Very Good. This is a copy of the Teacher's Guide for the reading readiness program of Scott Foresman's "Curriculum Foundation Series," which provided the Dick and Jane stories to thousands of American elementary school children for nearly 40 years from kindergarten through third grade. The guide includes… Read more
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ATLAS OF EMOTION: Journeys in Art, Architecture and Film

by Bruno, Giuliana

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Published
2007
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About Very Good
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New York: Verso, 2007. Large Softcover. About Very Good. Bruno is Professor of Visual and Environmental Studies at Harvard University and known internationally for her work on the junctions between art and cultural history as experienced in the visual arts, architecture, film and the media. "Atlas of Emotion" won the 2003 Kraszna-Kraus Book Award in culture and history… Read more
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CITIZENSHIP THROUGH EDUCATION

by Moore, Clyde B.

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Published
1929
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Very Good
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£13.51

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New York: American Book Company, 1929. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. In 1929, Moore, a professor at Cornell University, published this book on education philosophy and on the need to teach citizenship as a part of American students' education and as essential as mathematics or english. This copy is a scarce first edition. About 5 1/4 x 7 1/2,… Read more
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CORRECTIVE ARITHMETIC -- For Supervisors, Teachers, and Teacher-Training Classes

by Osburn, Worth J.

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Published
1924
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Very Good
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1924. Hardcover. Very Good. Perhaps the most common complaint about school is: "Math is my worst subject," or "I was never any good at artithmetic." In the 1920s, Dr. W. J. Osburn, Director of Educational Measurements, Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, analyzed the problem and determineded a large part of the problem was teachers who… Read more
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THE GOVERNMENT CLASS BOOK: A MANUAL OF INSTRUCTION IN THE PRINCIPLES OF CONSTITUTIONAL GOVERNMENT AND LAW

by Young, Andrew W.

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Published
1894
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Good Plus to Very Good
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New York: Maynard, Merrill, & Co., 1894. Hardcover. Good Plus to Very Good/Issued Without Jacket. Andrew Young (1802 - 1877) was something of a 19th-century, western NY prodigy, largely self-taught and a teacher himself by age 13. Young's teaching career ended at 21 when he became a merchant, then shortly later, an editor and publisher of local newspapers… Read more
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MULTIMIND

by Ornstein, Robert

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Published
1986
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Good Plus to Very Good
ISBN
9780395411070
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1986. Hardcover. Good Plus to Very Good/Very Good. As one reviewer noted about Ornstein, the late Stanford psychologist, he was "gifted with the ability to expound difficult ideas simply." That is the case with "Multimind" in which he breaks down traditional barriers between for example, science and religion, that have hampered understanding of what our… Read more
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IMPRESSIONISM:

by Courthion, Pierre

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Published
1979
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Very Good
ISBN
9780810902022
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New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers, 1979. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. This book's subtitle is: "The Movement, The Masters, The Precursors and the Followers," and Courthion, a 20th century Swiss writer and critic, delivers a readable art historical work, one meant for the general public, that is well illustrated with some 314 illustrations including 62 hand-tipped, full-color… Read more
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VELAZQUEZ, PAINTER and COURTIER

by Brown, Jonathan

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Published
1986
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Very Good
ISBN
9780300034660
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£59.12

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New Haven: Yale University Press, 1986. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Diego De Velazquez, born in Seville in 1599, was one of the great European artists of any age. His work continues to be praised and emulated by painters today more than 300 years after his death. First edition, second printing. About 10 1/2 x 13 1/2 inches, 322… Read more
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SCHOOL READING BY GRADES: SECOND YEAR

by Baldwin, James

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Published
1897
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Good Plus
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New York: American Book Company, 1897. Hardcover. Good Plus/Issued Without Jacket. James Baldwin (1841-1925) was an Indiana-born teacher and educator who laer became a writer and editor of school textbooks, particularly in elementary school reading. This book is the second grade text for his "Baldwin's Readers" series. It contains stories designed to interest and entertain seven-and-eight-year olds as… Read more
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THE COLT HERITAGE: THE OFFICIAL HISTORY OF COLT FIREARMS

by Wilson, R.L.

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Published
1979
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Good Plus
ISBN
9780671248277
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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1979. Hardcover. Good Plus/Good Plus. The "definitive, complete and official" history of Colt firearms from 1836 to the present (1979) researched and written by firearms expert and historian, R.L. Wilson. First edition, first printing (with complete numberline). About 11 x 8 3/4 inches, 358 pages including bibliography, index and serial number appendix. Also… Read more
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ELBERT HUBBARD'S SCRAP BOOK

by Hubbard, Elbert

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Published
1923
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Good Plus
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First Edition.
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£27.03

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New York: William H. Wise & Company, 1923. First Edition. . Large Softcover. Good Plus. Elbert Hubbard was a writer, philosopher, publisher and artist as well as a successful businessman and is best remembered today as the founder of the Roycroft artisan community in western New York in the late 19th -- early 20th century. The Roycroft campus… Read more
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THE RATIONAL METHOD IN READING: THIRD READER

by Ward, Edward G.

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Published
1899
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Very Good
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New York: Silver, Burdett & Company, 1899. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. In the 19th century, as well as today, a major issue in education was the best method for teaching children how to read. Several different ways were tried in various parts of the country starting in the 1820s and employing both sight (recognizing whole words instead of… Read more
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SCHOOL READING BY GRADES, FOURTH YEAR

by Baldwin, James

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Published
1897
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Very Good
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New York: American Book Company, 1897. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. James Baldwin (1841-1925) was an Indiana-born teacher and educator who later became a writer and editor of school textbooks, particularly of reading and for elementary school children. This book is a fourth grade text from his "Baldwin's Readers" series. It contains readings by well-known authors adapted and edited… Read more
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THE COLUMBIA ENCYCLOPEDIA OF USEFUL kNOWLEDGE

by Everett, Marshall

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Published
1907
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Good Plus to Very Good
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Chicago: Globe Association, 1907. Hardcover. Good Plus to Very Good. This 1907 compendium, probably culled from the newspapers and popular magazines of the day, is subtitled, "Our Marvelous Progress in Science Inventions and Commerce." For the curious, it is a fascinating collection of ideas and machinery on the right track, perhaps, but still a ways from the finish… Read more
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POPULAR HANDGUNS

by Koller, Larry

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Published
1957
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Very Good
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£33.78

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New York: Random House, 1957. Hardcover. Very Good/Good To Good Plus. Larry Koller was a legendary, mid-20th century wrriter, editor and expert on outdoor sports, especially guns and hunting. This little 1957 book, "Popular Handguns" was one of numerous books on guns and hunting and fishing that Koller wrote or edited. Unlike most of his work which was… Read more
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UPSIDE DOWN: MADNESS, MURDER, and the PERFECT MARRIAGE

by Fisher, Jerid M.

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Published
2013
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Fine
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£15.20

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Gretna, LA: Pelican Publishing Co., 2013. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. The True Crime story of Timothy Wells, the Rochester, NY, college professor who, in 2009, murdered his wife and spent a day driving around upstate New York with her body in the trunk of his car while he looked for the perfect spot to end his own life. It… Read more
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