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The Heptameron of Margaret, queen of Navarre. [L'Heptaméron des Nouvelles de très haute et très illustre Princesse Marguerite D'Angoulême, Reine de Navarre. English] ; Tr. from the French. With a memoir of the author. By Walter K. Kelly. [Bohn's extra volume]
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The Heptameron of Margaret, queen of Navarre. [L'Heptaméron des Nouvelles de très haute et très illustre Princesse Marguerite D'Angoulême, Reine de Navarre. English] ; Tr. from the French. With a memoir of the author. By Walter K. Kelly. [Bohn's extra volume]

By Marguerite, Queen, consort of Henry II, King of Navarre, 1492-1549. Kelly, Walter Keating, trans.; Hochloff, illus.

London, Henry G. Bohn, York Street, Covent Garden, MDCCCLV (1855), 1855. Book. Fair. Hardcover. xliv, 427, [1] p. front. (port.) 19 cm. ; LCCN: 07-16594 ; LC: PZ3.M3368; Dewey: 843.31 ; OCLC: 5304500 ; brown blind stamped tooling shaken ; Translated from the French. With a memoir of the author. By Walter K . Kelly. ; This has been several times reprinted. The translation is a very free rendering of M. de Lincy's text ; wicked tales of amorous and erotic intrigues, thinly veiled as fiction, in fact relate to many true events in European history ; "Two children were born of the marriage of Charles of Orleans, Count of Angoulcme, a prince of the blood royal of France, and Louise, the daughter of Philip Duke of Savoy, and Margaret of Bourbon. The elder of the two was Margaret, the principal subject of this memoir, born on the nth of April, 1492 ; the younger, born on the 12th of September, 1494, was the prince who succeeded Louis XII. on the throne of France, February, 1515, under the name of Francis I....Amidst the multifarious occupations of her well-filled life, the Queen of Navarre found leisure to compose a great number of literary works, besides carrying on a voluminous correspondence with her brother, his ministers, and many other person. Her productions in verse, the greater part of which have been printed, consist of eight long poems on sacred, amorous, or historical subjects ; eight dramatic pieces, including four mysteries, two moralities, and two farces ; poetical epistles to her brother, her mother, and the King of Navarre ; and rondeaux, dixains songs, and other small pieces. According to the last editors of the Heptameron, some of Margaret's fugitive pieces, published by them for the first time, are superior as literary works to her more serious compositions, and in them alone are to be found the gaiety and grace for which she has been so much celebrated by her contemporaries." ; Partial contents: A woman of Alencon having two lovers -- Chaste and lamentable death of the wife of one of the Queen of Navarre's muleteers -- A king of Naples, having debauched the wife of a gentleman, at last wears horns himself -- Presumptuous attempt of a gentleman upon a Princess of Flanders, and the shame it brought upon him -- A boatwoman escapes from two Cordeliers, who wanted to force her, and exposes them to public derision -- Stratagem by which a woman enabled her gallant to escape, when her husband, who was blind of an eye, thought to surprise them together -- Trick put by a mercer of Paris upon an old woman to conceal his intrigue with her daughter -- A mull having lain with his wife, believing that he was in bed with his servant, sends his friend to do the same thing ; and the friend makes a cuckold of him without the wife being aware of it -- Deplorable death of a lover in consequence of his knowing too late that he was beloved by his mistress -- The loves of Amadoitr and Florida, wherein are seen several stratagems and dissimulations, and ihe exemplary chastity of Florida -- An odorous adventure which befell Madame de Roncex at the Franciscan Monastery of Thouars -- Facetious sayings of a Cordelier in his sermons .-- Incontinence and tyranny of a Duke of Florence, Just punishment ol his wickedness -- A captain of a galley,under the cloak of devotion, fell in love with a demoiselle, what happened in consequence -- Subtlety of a lover, who, counterfeiting the real favourite, found meant to recompense himself for his past troubles -- A lady of the court, seeing herself neglected by her husband, whose love was bestowed elsewhere, retaliated upon him -- A Milanese lady tested her lover's courage, and afterwards loved him heartily -- King Francis gives a signal proof of his courage in the case of Count Guillaume, who designed his death -- A lady tests the fidelity of a young student, her lover, before granting him her favours, etc, etc ; FAIR.

$30.00

I Can Go Home Again.[The Piney Woods of Southwest Georgia; Old Blakley; Mayhaw jelly and ginger cakes; At Mercer; Down the river and Harry Floyd; South Georgia traits; First trip to Saint Andrew's bay; We go to Atlanta]

By Powell, Arthur G.

Chapel Hill, NC : The University of North Carolina, 1943., 1943. Book. Good. Hardcover. 301 pp. ; map on ep ; brick red and yellow cloth ; Contents : The Piney Woods of Southwest Georgia -- Old Blakley -- Forebears -- An original people -- Mayhaw jelly and ginger cakes -- Old Fritz -- Roman candles -- Old-time printing office -- Boys a nd girls together -- Busy youth -- Saints and sinners -- At Mercer -- Studying law and other things -- Before we were old enough to vote -- Admitted to the bar -- Riding the backwoods circuits -- Brother Powell 'eases along' -- Judge Henry C. Sheffield -- In the county court -- Down the river and Harry Floyd -- South Georgia traits -- Originality in the verdicts -- The ranch : a fight -- The rocky road to matrimony -- Home, sweet home -- A son is born -- First trip to Saint Andrew's bay -- A birth and a death -- Our colored friends -- Other trips to the bay -- My father's passing -- The environment broadens -- Conductor Smith -- In time of grief -- A country law practice -- Up against the mob -- We go to Atlanta ; text foxed ; wear to covers, name on flyleaf ; G.

$40.00

Whoredom in Kimmage : Irish Women Coming of Age. [The animal show -- Bridie O'Daly -- Whoredom in Kimmage -- J.J. Smythe's -- Ancestors of our own -- The true face -- The smallest people feel at home -- The people outside us -- Jean O'Brien -- A seal for a sister -- Annie MacNarmara -- The scenic route -- Poisoned permission -- Mna Na hEireann -- Corofin]
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Whoredom in Kimmage : Irish Women Coming of Age. [The animal show -- Bridie O'Daly -- Whoredom in Kimmage -- J.J. Smythe's -- Ancestors of our own -- The true face -- The smallest people feel at home -- The people outside us -- Jean O'Brien -- A seal for a sister -- Annie MacNarmara -- The scenic route -- Poisoned permission -- Mna Na hEireann -- Corofin]

By Mahoney, Rosemary.

Boston ; New York : Houghton Mifflin Company, 1993., 1993. Book. Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 1st edition, 1st printing ; xv, 307 p. ; 24 cm. ; ISBN: 0395602017 :; 9780395602010; LCCN: 93-20294 ; LC: HQ1600.3; Dewey: 305.42/09417 ; OCLC: 27676552 ; Contents : The animal show -- Bridie O'Daly -- Whoredom in Kimmage -- J.J. Smythe's -- Ancestors of our own -- The true face -- The smallest people feel at home -- The people outside us -- Jean O'Brien -- A seal for a sister -- Annie MacNarmara -- The scenic route -- Poisoned permission -- Mna Na hEireann -- Corofin ; "An Irish-American writer returns to her homeland to pen several stories about contemporary Irish women, from Mad Minnie of Corofin to Mary Robinson, the first female president of Ireland. By the author of The Early Arrival of Dreams. " ; black cloth in photographic dustjacket ; covers creased on front, slight affect to text, otherwise G/VG.

$25.00

Cyrus Field : Man of Two Worlds. [Without God, nothing -- Stripling in Stockbridge -- Apprentice in New York -- Making of a merchant -- The grand tour -- Manifest destiny -- Search for utopia -- A bold and visionary scheme -- One battle lost -- English alliance -- Flags at half mast -- Hope and heartbreak, 1858 -- Onward to immortality -- The Columbus of America -- Postmortems -- War between the states -- Swing of the pendulum -- The great eastern disappears -- This thing is to be done -- Double triumph -- Lord Cable -- Man of two worlds -- Eyes on the Pacific -- Ambassador of goodwill -- The elevated railway -- Enter Gould and Sage -- Squire of Ansley Park -- Lamb among Lions -- Years of the locust -- Return to Stockbridge]

By Carter, Samuel, III, 1904-

New York : G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1968., 1968. Very Good. 380 p. illus., facsims., map (on lining papers), ports. 22 cm. ; Dark red cloth with gold lettering ; ex-lib, stamps, label, pocket ; foxed ; photographic plates ; LCCN: 67-10949 ; LC: TK5611.F5; Dewey: 621.382/8/0924; B ; OCLC: 248106 ; Contents: Without God, nothing -- Stripling in Stockbridge -- Apprentice in New York -- Making of a merchant -- The grand tour -- Manifest destiny -- Search for utopia -- A bold and visionary scheme -- One battle lost -- English alliance -- Flags at half mast -- Hope and heartbreak, 1858 -- Onward to immortality -- The Columbus of America -- Postmortems -- War between the states -- Swing of the pendulum -- The great eastern disappears -- This thing is to be done -- Double triumph -- Lord Cable -- Man of two worlds -- Eyes on the Pacific -- Ambassador of goodwill -- The elevated railway -- Enter Gould and Sage -- Squire of Ansley Park -- Lamb among Lions -- Years of the locust -- Return to Stockbridge ; VG

$30.00

The Finger Print Instructor : a Textbook for the Guidance of Finger Print Experts and an Instructor for Persons Interested in the Study of Finger Prints.

By Kuhne, Frederick.

New York : Munn & Company, Inc., 1916., 1916. Very Good. [1st edition] ; green cloth with gold hand print on cover ; spotting on lower left front cover ; ownership stamp on endpapers ; contains 8 of the 10 back pocket plates ; VG

$59.00

The ethnic almanac
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The ethnic almanac

By Johns, Stephanie Bernardo.

Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1981, 1981. Very Good. xv, 560 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. ; ISBN: 0385141432 :; 9780385141437 ; LCCN: 80-18776 ; OCLC: 6581219 ; LC: E184.A1; Dewey: 973/.04 ; mauve and brown cloth in dustjacket ; A look at the customs, culture, and traditions various ethnic groups brought to America, drawn from books, encyclopedias, periodicals, newspapers, and private sources. Facts, statistics, biographical profiles, and entertaining anecdotes underscore the contributions that immigrants from around the world have made to America, especially in language, literature, business, art, science, technology, and medicine ; "Stephanie Bernardo's Ethnic Almanac (Garden City, N.Y.: Dolphin Books, Doubleday & Co., 1981) takes a lighter yet interesting and useful look at twenty- five of the largest ethnic groups in the United States." ; edge tear to top of back dustjacket, else VG/G

$29.00

Poe\'s Helen remembers
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Poe's Helen remembers

By Whitman, Sarah Helen, 1803-1878. ; Ingram, John Henry, 1842-1916 ; Miller, John Carl. ; Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849; jacket illustration, Felix Valloton

Charlottesville : University Press of Virginia, 1979, 1979. Very Good. [1st ed.] ; xxviii, 528 p. : ill. ; 26 cm. ; ISBN: 0813907713 :; 9780813907710 LCCN: 79-742 ; LC: PS2630.5; Dewey: 818/.3/09 ; OCLC: 4638460 ; Correspondence between Sarah Helen Whitman, Poe's fiancee, and John Henry Ingram, an English admirer of Poe, written late 1873 through mid-1878 , discussing all of his writings and providing a revealing portrait of the man himself ; purple cloth with pictorial dustjacket ; VG/G

$36.00

A bunch of Greek dishes : dishes from Olympus to the Tavernas
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A bunch of Greek dishes : dishes from Olympus to the Tavernas

By Triantafyllidis, Alexandra.

[Athens, Greece : Aphon G. Rodi, Amarousion - Halandriou, c1959], 1959. Very Good. 95 p. : illustrations ; 21 cm. ; LC: TX723.5.G73 ; OCLC: 743434121 and OCLC: 34004639 ; pictorial paper wrappers ; "This is a small selection of the most popular dishes in Greece. The recipes are all very easy to be done, and taste delightful..." ; Partial contents : Easter soup -- Tripe soup -- Fish soup -- Meat soup -- White bean soup -- Lentil soup -- Mashed fava beans -- Rice with yoghourt -- Rice with prawns -- Rice with liver -- Rice with ham peas -- Macaroni rice -- Macaroni aristocrate -- Macaroni au gratin -- Cheese pie -- Meat pie -- Aubergine pie -- Aubergines imam Baildi -- Butter beans -- Fried white bait -- Fish baked with tomatoes potatoes and black olives -- Grilled fish -- Fish with lemon and marjoram -- Fried salt cod with garlic sauce -- Fish as prepared in the island of Spetsai -- Fish au gratin -- Red mullet or any fish baked in grease-proof paper -- Fried red mullet in savory sauce -- stuffed vine leaves with rice -- Meat Roll -- Meat balls in egg and lemon sauce -- Smyrna sausages in tomato sauce -- Easter lamb roasted on a spit -- Lamb tas kebab -- Fricasse of lamb -- Lamb with artichokes in lemon and egg sauce -- pork and celery egg and lemon sauce -- Pork in wine -- braised veal -- Spiced sausage grilled on a spit -- oast lamb veal or chicken with noodles -- Ragout of meat and ladies fingers -- Corfu steak -- Pork braun -- Beef stew -- Hydra chicken -- Chicken pie -- Hare or rabbit stew -- Woodcock salmi -- Aubergine salad -- Fish roe salad -- Cucumber salad -- Mixed summer salad -- Peasants salad -- Apple pie -- Fancy new year's cake -- Almond pies -- sweet pastry rolls -- Pastry almond rolls -- Semolina sweet -- Venitian [sic] cakes -- Shortbread with almonds -- Pastry filled with walnuts -- Sweet fired bowknots -- Biscuit rings -- Rice pudding -- Vanilla creme pie -- Walnut cake -- Salted pistachio nuts -- Salted almonds, etc ; VG

$28.00

The Mental Side of Golf : A Study of the Game as Practiced by Champions.
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The Mental Side of Golf : A Study of the Game as Practiced by Champions.

By Thompson, Kenneth R. [Stephen Warga photos]

New York ; London : Funk & Wagnalls Company, 1947., 1947. Good. 2nd edition, with the added material on the swing and diagrams ; green cloth ; xiv, 198 pp. ; corner tear at page 143-144 ; foxing of text ; several photos of Stephen Warga, Miami Open Champion of 1943 ; Contents : Relaxation and the holding of the club -- Concentration and the head -- Recovery shots and the mental make-up -- Putting and the mind -- Competition and its psychological side -- The short game and its mental features -- The swing and its psychological aspects -- Suggestions and con clusions on the mechanical side of the swing -- Practice and mental habits ; G

$39.00

Chile a Color : La Tierra en que Vivimos. [Chile in Color 5 : the Land in Which We Live] : una historia natural basada en un guion de Sergio Nuno escrita por Alvaro Barros
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Chile a Color : La Tierra en que Vivimos. [Chile in Color 5 : the Land in Which We Live] : una historia natural basada en un guion de Sergio Nuno escrita por Alvaro Barros

By Barros, Alvaro, and Sergio Nuno, Jurgen Rottman, Oscar Gonzales Ferran, Pilar Cereceda, Maria Teresa Serra, Nicolas Piwonka.

Santiago, Chile : Editorial Antartica, 1983., 1983. Good. 506 pp; dark red padded leatherette covers, in colored photographic dustjacket ; "Conocer y mostrar el territorio chileno, desde las cumbres altiplanicas hasta loshielos australes, sin olvidar el mar, sus islas y archipelagos, como tampoco el territorio Antartico, fue el preposito de la serie de 18 fasciculos 'La Tierra en que Vivimos', publicadea por Editorial Antartica para su coleccion 'Chile a Color'...Este mismo cuidado y amor se refleja en la fotografia. Las bellezas del paisaje, que constituyen la primera aproximacion del lector, la flora y la fauna captadas desde muy cerca, como solo podria hacerlo un paciente y estudioso amante de la naturalezam y una rigurosa seleccion de material, hacen de 'La Tierra en que Vivimus' un libro de gran valor estetico"-cover ; waterstain to dustjacket, dig to front cover, else G/Fair

$35.00

Greece old and new
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Greece old and new

By Winnifrith, Tom ; Murray, Penelope. [George Forrest, Malcolm Willcock, Nicholas Hammond, Anthony Bryer, Robert Browning, Paul Cartledge, William St. Clair, Nikos Stangos, Yannis Ritsos; Ronald Sheridan, Jacques Carrey

New York : St. Martin's Press, 1983, 1983. Very Good. xii, 180 ; green cloth ; no dustjacket ; ex-lib, stamps, label, date due, pocket ; Contents: Invocation to the muses -- Two Archaic Ages of greece -- Homer today -- Migration and assimilation in Greece -- Greeks and Romans -- Greeks and Turks -- The continuity of Hellenism in the Byzantine world : appearance or reality? -- Archaeology in Greece -- Byron and Greece -- Greece old and new -- Septeria and Daphnephoria. ; VG

$22.50

The Quest for the Overself
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The Quest for the Overself

By Brunton, Paul.

London, Melbourne, Sydney, Auckland, Johannesburg : Rider, c1970, 1980., 1980. Very Good. 235 pp. ; pictorial wrappers ; [5th printing] ; a pencilling on pg. 15 ; covers sunned, else VG

$18.00

The consumer\'s guide to earth sheltered housing : a step-by-step workbook for prospective owners. [Earth sheltered option -- Earth sheltering defined -- CLimate and location -- Site selection -- Design preparation -- The design process -- Preparing to build -- Financing earth sheltered construction -- The construction process -- A sample construction project -- Assessing an existing earth sheltered home -- Further reading -- Research and information centers -- Earth sheltered design resources]
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The consumer's guide to earth sheltered housing : a step-by-step workbook for prospective owners. [Earth sheltered option -- Earth sheltering defined -- CLimate and location -- Site selection -- Design preparation -- The design process -- Preparing to build -- Financing earth sheltered construction -- The construction process -- A sample construction project -- Assessing an existing earth sheltered home -- Further reading -- Research and information centers -- Earth sheltered design resources]

By Rollwagen, Mary. ; Taylor, Susan, 1941- ; Holthusen, T. Lance, 1938- ; Anderson, Katherine Reif. [Raymond Sterling, David Scott, Tedd Chilless, John Barnard Jr., Phokion Karas, Malcolm Wells, Milo Thompson, Robert Hull, Don Metz, Eduardo Romo]

New York, N.Y. : Van Nostrand Reinhold Co., 1984, 1984. Very Good. [1st ed.], 1st printing ; xi, 163 p. : ill. ; 29 cm. ; ISBN: 0442264100 :; 9780442264109 LCCN: 83-16933 ; LC: TH4819.E27; Q690.83/R; Dewey: 690/.8 ; OCLC: 9919127 ; brown cloth, no dustjacket ; ex-lib, stamps, label, date due, pocket ; Contents: Earth sheltered option -- Earth sheltering defined -- CLimate and location -- Site selection -- Design preparation -- The design process -- Preparing to build -- Financing earth sheltered construction -- The construction process -- A sample construction project -- Assessing an existing earth sheltered home -- Further reading -- Research and information centers -- Earth sheltered design resources. ; VG

$29.00

Philips : a study of the corporate management of design
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Philips : a study of the corporate management of design

By Heskett, John.

New York : Rizzoli, 1989, 1989. Fine. 159 p. : ill. ; 30 cm. ; ISBN: 0847810402; 9780847810406 LCCN: 88-43426 ; LC: TS77; Dewey: 745.2/09492 ; OCLC: 20284321 ; grey cloth ; no dustjacket ; remains of price label on front cover ; more than 180 illustrations, mostly photographs, with many in color, featuring the wide array of fantastically-designed modernistic products created and marketed by Philips, as well as photos of many of the principle players who made it happen ; equipment includes radios, audio components, LCD displays, vacuum cleaners, stadium lights, boom boxes, videocameras, office systems, the Beethoven radio, coffee makers, razors, and more ; Contents: Historical introduction -- Design for a global market -- Product studies -- Conclusion. ; FINE

$88.00

The world of automobiles : an illustrated encyclopedia of the motor car
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The world of automobiles : an illustrated encyclopedia of the motor car

By Ward, Ian, 1949- [Ian Ward, Brian INnes, Laurie Caddell, Mike Winfield, David Goodman, Piero Casucci, Paul Davies, Cyril Posthumus, L J K Setright, Harry Loftus, Peter Merritt, Michael Twite, John Bolster, Peter Hull, Andy Marriott, Nick Brittan, David B

London : Orbis ; New York : distributed by Columbia House ; Milan, Istituto Geografico De Agostini : Quattroruote, 1974, 1974. Fine. 22 volumes, 2640 pp. : illustrated, mostly in color ; 31 cm. ; LC: TL9; Dewey: 629.2 ; OCLC: 2307672 ; "Rather than change any of the encyclopedia's authoritative international automotive text, we have included a glossary of terms that will give you immediate American equivalents, a conversion table for the international metric system, and a conversion table for equivalent monetary values" ; comprehensive history of the automobile features thousands of photographs, mostly in color, with rare makes and marques ; cut-away and exploded views of parts, equipment and whole vehicles, advertisements, charts, graphs, tables, details of racing stats, photos of drivers, biographies, manufacturing, car works and factories, explanations of how various elements work, and more ; FINE

$250.00

Stories behind everyday things
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Stories behind everyday things

By Polley, Jane. [Vincent L Perry, Will Bradbury, Kaari Ward, Tanya Strage, Monica Borrowman, Josephine Reidy, Hildegard Anderson, Laurel Gilbride, Marion Bodine, Marlene Rimsky, Carol Davis, Peter Chaitin, Alicia Fortinberry, Zane Kotker, Colin Leinster, Al

Pleasantville, N.Y. : Reader's Digest Association, 1980, 1980. Fine. 416 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm. ; ISBN: 0895770687; 9780895770684 LCCN: 79-88053 ; LC: AG5; Dewey: 031/.02; OCLC: 6524936 ; color pictorial boards ; no dustjacket ; "Presents 300 articles containing little-known information about 'things' that figure in everyday life, such as advertising, shoe polish, ketchup, pajamas, and zippers." ; Contents: Acronym - Automobile -- Balloon - Button -- Calendar - Crossword puzzle -- Decimal system - Dye -- Elevator - Eyeglasses -- Fad - Funeral -- Gadget - Guitar -- Hairstyle - Hypodermic -- Ice cream - Iron -- Jacket - Jury -- Ketchup - Knife, fork, spoon -- Lawn - Lock and key -- Magazine - Mustard -- Nail - Numbers -- Oil - Orange, lemon, lime -- Packaging - Purse -- Quiz show - Quilt -- Radio - Rug -- Safe - Symbiosis -- Table linen - Typewriter -- Umbrella - Uniform -- Vaccine - Vitamins -- Washing machine - Wine -- X-Ray -- Yawn - Yoghurt -- Zipper - Zoo. ; Vantage points -- Advertising -- Designs -- Images -- Renderings -- Technical genius ; containes 300 articles ; FINE

$45.00

Simon Willard and his clocks. [ A history of Simon Willard, inventor and clockmaker]
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Simon Willard and his clocks. [ A history of Simon Willard, inventor and clockmaker]

By Willard, John Ware.

New York, Dover Publications, 1968, 1968. Very Good. 133 p. illus. (part col.), facsims., plan, ports. 24 cm. ; Unabridged and corrected republication of the work originally published in 1911 under title: A history of Simon Willard, inventor and clockmaker. ; LC: TS543.U6; Dewey: 929.2/0973 ; OCLC: 1329 ; LCCN: 68-23802 ; "The inventor who established America's first clock factory and developed clock-making techniques that are still in use more than 200 years later, Willard was a master among craftsmen. This unique biography, written by his great-grandson, not only chronicles the inventor's life, it explains his methods and catalogs his creations." ; 78 illustration including 4 in color ; ex-lib, stamps, label, date due, pocket ; else VG

$34.00

Residential electrical wiring : a practical guide to electrical wiring practices in residences . [Wiring the home -- Heating and air conditioning -- Service equipment -- Remodeling and improving -- Troubleshooting -- Home appliances[
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Residential electrical wiring : a practical guide to electrical wiring practices in residences . [Wiring the home -- Heating and air conditioning -- Service equipment -- Remodeling and improving -- Troubleshooting -- Home appliances[

By Edwards, Harry J.

Reston, Va. : Reston Pub. Co., 1982, 1982. Fine. [1st ed., 1st printing] ; xv, 224 p. : ill. ; 25 cm. ; ISBN: 0835966526 :; 9780835966528 LCCN: 81-15761 ; OCLC: 7976105 ; LC: TK3271; Dewey: 621.319/24 ; black cloth with gold lettering ; no dustjacket ; ex-lib, stamps, label, date due, pocket ; Contents: Wiring the home -- Heating and air conditioning -- Service equipment -- Remodeling and improving -- Troubleshooting -- Home appliances. ; general overview of the subjects covered, with some simple layout diagrams ; FINE

$21.00

Johann Ludwig Eberhardt and his Salem clocks
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Johann Ludwig Eberhardt and his Salem clocks

By Albright, Frank P. [William Rahn, Francis Griffin, Frank L Horton, Chris L bailey, Pegy Durdin; photos, Bradford L Rauschenberg ; subject: Eberhardt, Johann Ludwig, 1758-1839]

Chapel Hill : Published for Old Salem, inc., Winston-Salem N.C. by University of North Carolina Press, 1978, 1978. Very Good. x, 160 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. ; ISBN: 0807813249; 9780807813249 LCCN: 77-18955 ; LC: TS544.8.E23; Dewey: 681/.113/0924; B ; OCLC: 4128704 ; green cloth ; no dustjacket ; ex-lib, stamps, labels, date due, pocket ; "Johann Ludwig Eberhardt was a German clockmaker strangely enough trained in the English tradition of clockrnaking in of all places, Holland. At age 41 Eberhardt left Europe at the invitation of a Moravian settlement in Salem, North Carolina to arrive in late 1799. His story as a clockmaker in frontier America from 1800 to 1835 is well documented by the author from Moravian records. It seems that Mr. Eberhardt, the clockmaker, had one weakness, he drank to excess resulting in wife-beating and an inability to control his finances. Because of this, the officials in the Moravian settlement were constantly considering his conduct, examining his financial situation and putting him on and off what we today would term probation. These Moravian records exist and form half the facts concerning Eberhardt. The second half of the facts come from the clocks Eberhardt made. When reading this book one has to remember that the author wrote it in the mid-1970’s when much of the information we now have about white painted dials was not available. In fact the author states that he is not aware of how to date the clocks from the features on the dials. Nevertheless, the author does an excellent job and his attribution of dates to 35 of Eberhardt’s clocks are nearly flaw-less. The author also does an excellent job in describing how a clockmaker functions in the first half of the 1800’s. What parts did the “maker” purchase from parts houses in Philadelphia that were termed “Birmingham goods” meaning they were made in Birmingham, England? These parts included dials, hands, cast brass movement plates and wheel blanks. The clockmakers task was to turn these purchased parts into a working clock. The cases for Eberhardt’s clock movements were made by skilled cabinetmakers in Salem’s Moravian furniture shops."--Arlington Books ; VG

$42.00

Criminal interrogation and confessions
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Criminal interrogation and confessions

By Inbau, Fred Edward. ; Reid, John E.,

Baltimore, Williams & Wilkins Co., 1967, 1967. Good. 2d ed. ; xiii, 224 p. illus. 24 cm. ; LC: HV8073; KF9664.Z9; Dewey: 363.25/4 ; OCLC: 376965 ; grey and black cloth ; no dustjacket ; ex-lib, stamps, labels, date due, pocket ; ontents: Preface -- Acknowledgments -- General introduction -- Criminal interrogation -- The warnings as to constitutional rights -- Privacy -- The interrogation room -- Preliminary preparation -- Attitude and conduct of the interrogator -- The "sizing-up" and classification of subjects for interrogation purposes -- The interrogation of suspects -- Tactics and techniques for the interrogation of suspect whose guilt is definite or reasonably certain -- Tactics and techniques for the interrogation of suspect whose guilt is uncertain -- General suggestions regarding the interrogation of criminal suspects -- The interrogation of witnesses and other prospective informants -- The written confession -- General suggestions regarding confessions -- The law governing confession admissibility -- Criminal interrogation : a practical necessity -- Index. ; Pre-Warren court handbook of suggested techniques and strategies for police usage in interviewing suspects, witnesses and victims. Various situations confronting the police interrogator ranging from the recalcitrant witness to the voluntary confessor to crimes he did not commit are discussed. Interesting pre-Miranda rules ; some wear, else G

$49.00

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