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WOMAN OF TOMORROW

by Keeton, Kathy

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Published
1985
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Fine
ISBN
9780312886523
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£10.98

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New York: St. Martin's /Marek, 1985. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. In 1985, Kathy Keeton, publisher and founder of the magazines, "Viva," "Omni," and "Longevity," wrote "Woman of Tomorrow" with science writer and journalist, Yvonne Baskin. The book is an optimistic look at how science and technology will change nearly every aspect of woman's life in society and the workplace,… 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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THE REDHUNTER: A NOVEL BASED ON THE LIFE OF SENATOR JOE McCARTHY

by Buckley, William F., Jr.

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Published
1999
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Near Fine
ISBN
9780316115896
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£20.90

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Boston: Little Brown & Co., 1999. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. This book is Buckley's attempt to present a portrait of Joe McCarthy as a fallible, indeed, failed human rather than the icon of political greed and ambition he has come to symbolize. In this book, Buckley, the 20th century's preminent conservative, a public intellectual and writer, founder and… Read more
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FATE: TRUE STORIES OF THE STRANGE AND THE UNKNOWN, JULY, 1953

by Webster, Robert N., Editor

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Published
1953
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Good Plus to Very Good
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£33.78

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Evanston, IL: Clark Publishing Co., 1953. Magazine. Good Plus to Very Good. Vol. 6, No. 7, Issue # 40: An early issue of the magazine that introduced many Americans to the mysteries of the paranormal. Articles include: "Murder By A Ghost," "The Phantom Horse," "Three Dreams in the President's Family," "Telepathy In Pets," Has Atlantis Been Found?" "Dream… Read more
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CONSTANTINE'S MASTER MANUAL FOR WOODWORKERS

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Published
1949
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Good Plus to Very Good
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£13.09

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New York: Albert Constantine & Son, Inc., 1949. Original Paper Wraps. Good Plus to Very Good. The 1949 edition of the catalogue of this New York City-based family firm that provided fine and rare woods and the "know-how" for using them to woodworkers and other craftspeople. More than just a catalogue of "hard-to-get" materials and tools, this issue… Read more
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DRUMMER'S YARNS AND FUNNY JOKES

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Published
1911
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Good
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£43.07

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New York: Excelsior Publishing Co., 1911. Original Paper Wraps. Good. This 1911 copy of the "19th crop" of "Drummer's Yarns and Funny Jokes," subtitled, "Original and Selected American Humor with Many Laughable Illustrations," is typical of a sub-genre of the pulp magazine precursors to comic books widely circulated at the end of the 19th and beginning of the… Read more
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BEYOND THE FARTHEST STAR

by Burroughs, Edgar Rice

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Published
1964
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Fine
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£13.51

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New York: Ace Books, Inc., 1964. Mass Market Paperback. Fine. Vintage Paperback -- Ace F282: A late work from Burroughs in which an American fighter pilot shot down in a dogfight with three German Messerschmitts in September, 1939, believes he is dead only to regain consciousness in the wreckage of a strange aircraft on a strange planet called… Read more
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ART IN AMERICA, March, 1986

by Baker, Elizabeth C., Editor

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Published
1986
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Very Good to Near Fine
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£11.82

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New York: Brant Art Publications, 1986. Magazine. Very Good to Near Fine. Volume 74, No.3: Contents include Renoir Symposium with articles by Adams, Bochner, Crow, Fried, Nochlin, Ratcliff, Robinson, Rosenblum, Schjeldahl, and others; sculpture/constructions by Siah Armajani; new work by David Diao, and Kienholz Retrospective as well as features: Review of Books, Report from Sao Paulo, Review of… Read more
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ART IN AMERICA, April, 1986

by Baker, Elizabeth C., Editor

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Published
1986
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Very Good to Near Fine
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New York: Brant Art Publications, 1986. Magazine. Very Good to Near Fine. Volume 74, No.4: Contents include feature articles on Mies van der Rohe Centennial; review of Rainer's fifth feature-length film, Sidney Tillim on "the old abstraction;" Gabriel Laderman's use of Simenon's Maigret mysteries as starting point for investigating postmodern narrative space; Manny Farber's recent figurative work seen… Read more
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AND ALL THROUGH THE HOUSE: CHRISTMAS EVE AT THE 87TH PRECINCT

by McBain, Ed (Evan Hunter)

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Published
1994
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition Thus.
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New York: Warner Books, 1994. First Edition Thus. . Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. Victor Juhasz. It's 10:30 on Christmas Eve at the 87th Precinct where Detective Steve Carella is typing a report when fellow detective, Cotton Hawes arrives with two men and a shopping bag full of pot, derisively described by one of the two as "frankincense" and by… Read more
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FORTY STORIES

by Barthelme, Donald

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Published
1987
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition.
ISBN
9780399132995
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£25.34

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New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1987. First Edition. . Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. The 10th collection of short stories from Barthelme, this book is considered the "companion" volume to his "Sixty Stories," issued six years earlier in 1981. Described variously as a postmodernist, or a surrealist, whose satiric stories often place his characters in absurd situations or environments, Barthelme… Read more
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TIP ON A DEAD JOCKEY

by Shaw, Irwin

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Published
1957
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Good Plus to Very Good
Edition
First Edition.
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£10.77

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New York: Signet/New American Library, 1957. First Edition. . Mass Market Paperback. Good Plus to Very Good. Vintage Paperback: Signet S1453. Shaw, a prolific mid-20th century novelist, playwright and screen writer, is best known today for his World War II novel, "The Young Lions." Blacklisted by Hollywood for his stand against McCarthyism and the House Un-American Activities Committee,… Read more
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MANHUNT, Detective Story Monthly, June, 1954

by McCloud, John, Editor

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Published
1954
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition.
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£16.89

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New York: Flying Eagle/St. John Publications, 1954. First Edition. . Magazine. Very Good. Pulp Fiction Detective Magazine: Manhunt, June, 1954, Vol.2, No.4. Contains "Skip a Beat," a complete Peter Chambers novel by Henry Kane; novelettes by Craig Rice and Bruno Fisher; short stories by Richard Prather (Shell Scott story), Richard Deming, David Alexander, Fletcher Flora and John Sitan,… Read more
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OFFICIAL PROGRAM: 1935 NATIONAL AIR RACES, CLEVELAND, AUG. 30 -- SEPT. 2, 1935

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Published
1935
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition.
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£85.30

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Cleveland, OH, 1935. First Edition. . Paper Wrappers. Very Good. The Official Program for the 15th anniversary of the National Air Races, held August 30, 1935, to September 2, 1935. Featured are an article on the history-making first 15 years of national air racing, as well as a complete daily program of all events, rules and regulations for… Read more
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THE COMICS JOURNAL LIBRARY, VOL. 4: DRAWING THE LINE

by Groth, Gary. Editor

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Published
2004
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition.
ISBN
9781560975977
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Seattle, WA: Fantagraphics Books, 2004. First Edition. . Large Softcover. Very Good/Issued Without Jacket. Lengthy interviews with four of the 20th century's foremost political satirists and cartoonists, liberally illustrated with full-color, often full page examples of their work -- Jules Feiffer, David Levine, Edward Sorel and Ralph Steadman. All four easily recognizable by their work, featured in Esquire,… Read more
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BEHIND THE LINES

by Blechman, R.O.

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Published
1980
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
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9780933920071
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New York: Hudson Hills Press, 1980. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Blechman was a master draftsman and cartoonist whose work appeared in the leading magazines of the mid-20th century, such as Esquire and the New Yorker and who was in demand as an advertising and book illustrator, noted for his quirky line and sharp… Read more
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DOC SAVAGE OMNIBUS #5

by Robeson, Kenneth

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Published
1988
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Printing, First Edition Thus.
ISBN
9780553269963
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£35.47

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New York: Bantam Books, 1988. First Printing, First Edition Thus. . Mass Market Paperback. Fine. The fifth collection of Doc Savage pulp fiction adventure/thriller stories from Doc Savage Magazine. The stories are "No Light To Die By," "The Monkey Suit," "Let's Kill Ames," "Once Over Lightly," and "I Died Yesterday." All are from 1947 with the exception of… Read more
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GREAT CARTOONS OF THE WORLD: Series Four

by Bailey, John, Editor

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Published
1970
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About Very Good
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
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£14.15

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New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., 1970. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. About Very Good/Good Plus to Very Good. A collection of wit and satire and mostly just good-humored fun by some of the world's foremost cartoonists at work in the mid-20th century, including Charles Addams, Ed Arno, Johnny Hart, Tony Munzlinger, Charles Schulz and George Price. Cartoons… Read more
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SEW NEWS: The Fashion Magazine for People Who Sew

by Griepentrog, Linda Turner, Editor

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Published
1992
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Very Good to Near Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
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£27.03

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Peoria, IL: PJS Publications, Inc., 1992. First Edition, First Printing. . Paper Wrappers. Very Good to Near Fine. A complete set of the 1991 issues of Sew News (January through December, Numbers 100 - 111), a valuable resource for anyone interested in any aspect of sewing or sewing and fashion history. Each 11 x 15" stapled magazine contains… Read more
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THE AMERICAN GUN, Spring 1961

by Koller, Larry, Editor

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Published
1961
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
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£5.70

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New York: Madison Books, Inc., 1961. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Very Good/Issued Without Jacket. Volume 1, Number Two of a quarterly hardcover magazine devoted to "guns in history and in sport." The theme in this issue is marksmanship. The authors consider the function of the gun and how it can be fully realized only in the… Read more
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