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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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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 LIFE OF GEORGE WASHINGTON

by Sparks, Jared

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Published
1857
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About Very Good
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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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MASQUERADE

by Dailey, Janet

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Published
1990
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Near Fine
ISBN
9780316171427
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Boston: Little Brown & Co., 1990. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. A stand-alone, mid-career novel from the author who introduced the contemporary western love story to the Romance genre. This story features Remy Jardin, a New Orleans heiress suffering from amnesia after being assaulted by an unknown attacker at a carnival in France, who must untangle a mysterious accident… 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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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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CITIZENSHIP THROUGH EDUCATION

by Moore, Clyde B.

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Published
1929
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Very Good
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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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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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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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SWINTON'S FIFTH READER and SPEAKER

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Published
1883
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New York: Ivison, Blakeman, Taylor & Co., Publishers, 1883. Hardcover. Good Plus to Very Good/Issued Without Jacket. As the subtitle --"The Reader: The Focus Of Language Training" -- indicates, this is one in a series of 19th century school texts designed to teach the elements of English to grade school students. It is filled with selections of prose… 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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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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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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WHITNEY BIENNIAL 2002

by Rinder, Lawrence R.

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Published
2002
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Good Plus to Very Good
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9780810968325
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New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 2002. Exhibition Catalogue. Good Plus to Very Good. The Whitney Museum of American Art, founded in NYC in 1932, focuses on 20th and 21st Century Art. Every two years, beginning in 1973, it holds an exhibition of contemporary art by younger and relatively unknown artists. This is the catalogue for the… Read more
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WILLIAM MacLEOD RAINE: THREE WESTERN NOVELS

by Raine, William MacLeod

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Published
1920
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Good to Good Plus
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New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1920. Hardcover. Good to Good Plus/No Jackets. Three mid-career novels by bestselling western genre author, Raine: "The Big-Town Round-Up," 1920; "The Black Tolts," 1932, and "Moran Beats Back," 1939. All three books are Grosset & Dunlap reprints with minor flaws and suface wear. However, all are clean, complete and in readable condition. This… Read more
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THE CIVIL WAR: A VISUAL ENCYCLOPEDIA

by Konstam, Angus, Editor

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Published
2001
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Near Fine
ISBN
9781856486088
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£21.12

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London: PRC Publishing Ltd., 2001. Hardcover. Near Fine/About Very Good. The American Civil War was arguably the most important military event of the 19th century. It has spawned millions of words in thousands of books. This book, from "A -- Abolitionists" to "Z -- Zoaves" differs from most of the rest for its massive visual documentation, reproducing over… Read more
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New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc./Amon Carter Museum of Western Art, 1973. Hardcover. Very Good/Good Plus. This book represents an in-depth look at two major collections of the work of western artist, Frederic Remington, whose art has become synonamous with Americans' view of the western U.S. -- cowboys, cattle, indians, cavalry, in the second half of the 19th… Read more
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AIRCRAFT SPOTTER'S GUIDE, PART 2

by Hartney, Harold E., Lt.Col., Editor

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Published
1942
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Very Good
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New York: National Aeronautics Council, Inc., 1942. Soft cover. Very Good. A World War II guidebook issued by the National Aeronautics Council for individuals with an interest in identifying the "leading fighting planes of the United States, Great Britain, Norway, Germany, Italy, Russia, Japan, France." Each war plane description includes a photograph, three position silhouettes, and general specifications… Read more
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