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DYKE'S AUTOMOBILE AND GASOLINE ENGINE ENCYCLOPEDIA

by Dyke, A. L.

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Published
1943
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Very Good
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Chicago: Goodheart-Willcox Company, Inc., 1943. Hardcover. Very Good/Good Plus. This is the now-legendary reference on gasoline combustion engines and anything powered by such engines. As the title page says, "The Elementary Principles, Construction, Operation and Repair of Automobiles, Gasoline Engines and Automobile Electric Systems; including Trucks, Tractors, Motorcoaches, Automotive Diesel Engines, Aircraft Engines and Motorcyles." First issued in… Read more
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New York/Doylestown, PA: John Day Co./Bucks County Historical Society, 1937. First Edition. . Hardcover. Very Good. The account of anthropologist Hommel's unique eight-year expedition in China beginning in 1921 to record and describe the tools and tool-making of an ancient, agricultural society even then being lost in the wake of modern industrial processes. The book's five chapters include… Read more
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ART FOR SURVIVAL: The Illustrator and the Environment

by Aquilino, Joy, Editor

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Published
1992
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Fine
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First Edition, First Printing.
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9783857094347
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£34.21

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Zurich, Switzerland: Graphis Press Corp., 1992. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. The full color catalogue of the 1992 illustrator and the environment exhibiliton contains 150 works of art delivering a powerful message about humanity's relationship to the environment. Each art work is accompanied by a personal statement from the artist along with a pertinent fact of… Read more
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THE NEW FACE OF WAR

by Berkowitz, Bruce

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Published
2003
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Fine
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First Edition, First Printing.
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9780743212496
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£11.82

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New York: Simon and Schuster, 2003. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. This senior RAND analyst and Defense Department consultant makes the argument that there are four key elements to warfare in the 21st Century, all based on information technology in which computers and communications are vital. A collectable copy in like dustjacket. Quite Scarce.
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AN ATOMIC ROMANCE

by Mason, Bobbie Ann

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Published
2005
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Fine
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First Edition, First Printing.
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9780375507199
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£12.04

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New York: Random House, 2005. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. the award-winning Mason's first novel in a decade features Reed Futrell, an engineer at a uranium enrichment plant who must grapple with radioactive contamination, a midlife crisis and string theory while falling in love; boards and text are clean, tight, square; dustjacket shows a single… Read more
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MURDER TWO: THE SECOND CASEBOOK OF FORENSIC DETECTION

by Evans, Colin

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Published
2004
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Very Good
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First Edition, First Printing.
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9780471215325
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£21.96

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Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2004. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Very Good/Near Fine. Evans' sequel to his earlier "The Casebook of Forensic Detection: How Science Solved 100 of the World's Most Baffling Crimes;" covers 100 cases solved by forensic science on four continents over almost a two hundred year period; it's an excellent reference… Read more
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THE HUMAN ZOO

by Morris, Desmond

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Published
1978
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Very Good
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First Printing, First U.S. Edition.
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£9.71

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New York: McGraw-Hill Book Co., 1978. First Printing, First U.S. Edition. . Hardcover. Very Good/Good Plus. Morris followed his bestselling "The Naked Ape," a brutally frank look at the human animal, with this work, an equally honest scrutiny of the society which humanity has created for itself; hardcover; First Printing of the First U.S. Edition; text is clean,… Read more
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THE HUMAN ZOO

by Morris, Desmond

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Published
1971
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Very Good to Near Fine
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First Printing, First Edition Thus.
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New York: Dell, 1971. First Printing, First Edition Thus. . Mass Market Paperback. Very Good to Near Fine. Vintage paperback; Dell 3913; the author of "The Naked Ape" takes a look at how the human animal fits in our modern technological culture in light of our biological heritage. First Printing of the First Dell Edition. Text is clean,… Read more
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LAW AND PSYCHOLOGY IN CONFLICT

by Marshall, James

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Published
1969
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Good Plus to Very Good
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First Printing, First Paperback Edition.
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New York: Doubleday & Co., 1969. First Printing, First Paperback Edition. . Trade Paperback. Good Plus to Very Good. Vintage paperback, Anchor A654; Marshall uses a large body of psychological studies and data to show that the American system of adversarial trial law is often a game of make-believe, that the perception and recollection of witnesses are so… Read more
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UNDERSTANDING YOUR GARDEN

by Buczacki, Stefan

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Published
1990
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Fine
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First Edition, First Printing.
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9780521334686
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£10.14

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Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1990. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. The science and practice of successful gardening. Dr. Buczacki demonstrates how every practical gardener can benefit from a basic understanding of the science that underlies everyone's garden.
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OF A FIRE ON THE MOON

by Mailer, Norman

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Published
1970
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Fair
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First Edition, First Printing.
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Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1970. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Fair/Fair. A book-length description of NASA's early years and the society that produced it in Mailer's floridly imaginative reporting style; edgeworn, boards slightly loose, fep missing; black dustjacket shows considerable wear at edges, corners and spine, with tape mark under author's name on front panel. A… Read more
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