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A Metaphysics of Authentic Existentialism

By Sweeney, Leo, S.J.

Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice Hall, 1965. Textbook. Very Good +. Cloth. Second Printing.. 193 pp. No markings except owner's name on inside front and rear covers, plus address label and red asterisk on inside rear cover. All other pages clean. Sight wear on spine edges. With imprimatur of Archbishop Gerald T. Bergen of Omaha. Includes appendix summarizing the thinking of Jacques Maritain. Index. Reading lists at the end of each chapter. Size: 8vo --8.5 In Tall.

$11.40

Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim
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Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim

By Sedaris, David

New York: Little Brown, 2004. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. First Edition.. 8m0 -- 8.25 in. 257 pp. Light reading wear, spine edge rubbed. Lightly thumbed. Bookstore stampings on inside covers. Text clean. Another 22 hilarious stories about Sedaris, his travels and his kooky family. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In Tall.

$3.33

How to Boost Your Brain Power: Achieving Peak Intelligence, Memory and Creativity
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How to Boost Your Brain Power: Achieving Peak Intelligence, Memory and Creativity

By Yepsen, Roger

Rodale Press, 1987. Book. Very Good +. Cloth. 2nd Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 220 pp., index, very clean, slight rubbing on dj corners. Small date in ink on front endpaper, no other markings. A broad discussion of mental powers and mental alertness; pointers on keeping memory sharp and slowing the effects of aging..

$4.28

Earthworks

By Aldiss, Brian W.

Garden City NY: Doubleday, 1966. Book. Very Good. Cloth. Book Club. 8vo -- 8.5 In. Tall. 154 pp. Light toning, no marks, small tear to dj on spine. A prisoner confronts the choice of whether to start a nuclear war in hopes of bringing about a better world than the overpopulated one he inhabits. Author is a leading UK science fiction writer..

$3.80

Women Of Words
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Women Of Words

By Bukovinsky, Janet, Ed.

Philadelphia: Running Press, 1994. Book. Illus. by Powell, Jenny. Near Fine. Cloth. 2nd Printing.. 176 pp. glossy stock. Nearly new, no markings. An anthology introducing readers to 35 major women authors and poets, with a pastel sketech, brief bio and sample of work for each one. The selections range from Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Jane Austen to such moderns as Edna St. Vincent Millay, Dorothy Parker, Doris Lessing and Toni Morrison. Idea gift for the young woman (or man) developing a serious interest in literature. Size: 8vo -- 9.5 In.

$4.75

Spiritual Autobiography of Charles De Foucauld

By Six, Jean-Francois, Ed.

Denville, N.J.: Dimension Books, 1964. Book. Very Good +. Trade Paperback. First Edition.. 214 pp. in stiff wraps. Slight edgewear. Previous owner's name in ink on endpaper. Text clean. Translated from French by J. Holland Smith. The French monk who ministered to the Tuareg people in Algeria recounts his spiritual journey, his solitary life in the Sahara and his meditations on the life of Jesus. He was assassinated by a bandit in 2016, and in 2005 beatified by Pope Benedict XVI. His devotion led to the organization of the Little Brothers and Little Sisters of Jesus. Size: 8mo -- 8 in Tall.

$23.75

Eerdmans Handbook to the Bible
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Eerdmans Handbook to the Bible

By Alexander, David and Pat, Eds.

Carmel, N.Y.: Guideposts, 1973. Book. Near Fine. Leatherette-like Cloth. Reprint.. 680 pp. Slight wear to red leatherette-like cloth. Dust jacket moderately chipped, mostly at top of spine. No markings, square, binding firm. Numerous color photos, maps and charts and chapter summaries to help readers understand the message and cultural contexts of the Old and New Testaments. Ideal for the layman seeking a non-technical guide to Scripture. Size: 8vo -- 9 in Tall.

$5.70

Nostradamus: The Man Who Saw Through Time
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Nostradamus: The Man Who Saw Through Time

By McCann, Lee

NY: Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1988. Book. Very Good +. Trade Paperback. Reprint.. 421 pp., several illustrations. Lightly read and thumbed. No markings, no spine creasing. Readable summary of the life and annotated prophecies of Michel de Nostradame, a.k.a. Dr. Nostradamus, who wrote in the 1500s about events and conditions he foresaw in the 20th century. Size: 8vo -- 8 in.

$6.65

The Fraud
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The Fraud

By Parks, Brad

NY: Minotaur (St. Martin's Publishing), 2015. Book. Near Fine. Boards. First Edition.. 345 pp. Shelf tag on spine, else fine. Another Carter Ross mystery, In this one, the intrepid newspaper reporter finds himself personally involved as he investigates two fatal carjackings in Newark. Parks formerly wrote for the Washington Post and the Newark Star-Ledger. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In Tall.

$6.65

The Greek Tycoon
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The Greek Tycoon

By Lottman, Eileen

NY: Warner Books, 1978. Book. Good. Mass Market Paperback. 302 pp. Novel based on screenplay for movie of the same name (starring Anthony Quinn as the "tycoon," Jacqueline Bisset as the president's wife) Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$1.90

Eyes of the Innocent
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Eyes of the Innocent

By Parks, Brad

NY: Minotaur (St. Martin's Publishing), 2012. Book. Very Good +. Trade Paperback. 1st Paperback Thus.. 293 pp. Light wear, no markings, thumbed. Spine uncreased. Sticker remains on rear cover. Investigative reporter Carter Ross probes a fatal fire in Newark and uncovers a house-flipping scandal. A Library Journal blurb says: "Zany characters, witty dialog and a plot that races to a bang-up finish." Size: 8vo -- 8.25 in.

$5.70

The Best of Gourmet 1990 Vol. V
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The Best of Gourmet 1990 Vol. V

By Gourmet Editors

NY: Conde Nast Books (Random House), 1990. Book. Near Fine. Glossy Boards. First Edition.. 311 pages on coated stock. Many color photos. 80 preliminary pp. of 24 suggested menus. With addenda on seasonal produce, fish, poultry. Plus indices for recipe titles and a subset of 45-minute recipes. Dust jacket has 2 one-inch tears along front bottom edge. Previous owner's name on endpaper. Text is clean. Size: 4to -- 10.75 in Tall.

$3.33

The Good Cop
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The Good Cop

By Parks, Brad

NY: Minotaur Books, 2013. Book. Very Good. Cloth. First Edition.. 324 pp. spine slant, library stampings. Mylar protector. Text clean. Binding firm. Reporter Carter Ross is assigned to investigate a suspicious police suicide. Size: 8v-- 9 in Tall.

$4.28

Stop Walking on Eggshells: Taking Your Life Back When Someone You Care About Has Borderline Personality Disorder: Coping When Someone You Care About Has Borderline Personality Disorder
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Stop Walking on Eggshells: Taking Your Life Back When Someone You Care About Has Borderline Personality Disorder: Coping When Someone You Care About Has Borderline Personality Disorder

By Mason, Paul T. And Kreger, Randi

Oakland, Calif.: New Harbinger Publications, 2002. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. 22nd Printing.. 258 pp. Close to new, a few pages have highlighting. Spine uncreased. Layman's guide to dealing with people with borderline personality disorder, especially within a family. Appendices provide a bibliography and resource list. Size: 8vo -- 9 in. Tall.

$3.80

Jerusalem Countdown: A Warning to the World
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Jerusalem Countdown: A Warning to the World

By Hagee, John

Lake Mary, Florida: Frontline/Strang, 2005. Book. Fair. Trade Paperback. First Paperback Edition.. 255 pp. Water damage but OK as reading copy. Textblock rippled, bottom cover corner curled. Faint water staining in bottom margin of most pages. Binding Ok. Staining on bottom edge. Hagee, conservative evangelical pastor in San Antonio, Texas, applies Biblical prophecy to interpret tensions between Israel and rising Islamic fundamentalism in Iran as of 2005. Still relevant as Mideast nations and the U.S. debate the future of Jerusalem, now completely under Israeli control as the result of the Six-Day War. Size: 8vo -- 9 in Tall.

$1.90

Flower Power
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Flower Power

By Carbone, Courtney

NY: Golden Books (Random House), 2014. Book. Illus. by Schoening, Dan. Near Fine. Illustrated Boards. First Printing.. 24 unpaginated pages. color illustrations on every page. Two dot-sized dings on gilt spine strip, else as new. No markings. Bat Girl and Wonder Woman join forces to battle poison ivy monsters. Part of the "Little Golden Book" series. Size: 8vo -- 8 in.

$6.65

Fifty on Fifty: Wisdom, Inspiration, and Reflections on Women's Lives Well Lived
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Fifty on Fifty: Wisdom, Inspiration, and Reflections on Women's Lives Well Lived

By Rubin, Bonnie Miller

NY: Warner Books, 1998. Book. Near Fine. Glossy Boards. 1st Printing.. 156 pp. Nearly new, light soil on jacket. Text clean. No markings, A Chicago Tribune reporter grabs brief quotes from 50 women celebrities on what's on their mind as they turn 50. B&W photo with each interviewee. The cross section includes Hillary Clinton, Jane Fonda, Nora Ephron, Patti Labelle, Cher, Erica Jong, Nell Carter, Diane Sawyer, Sue Grafton and many others. Size: 8vo -- 9.25 in Tall By 9.25 in Wide.

$7.60

Castle in the Swamp: A Tale of Old Carolina

By Marshall, Edison

NY: Farrar, Strauss & Co., 1948. Book. Good. Cloth. 2nd Printing.. 378 pp. Light rubbing along spine corners and edges. Light spine slant. Front hinge cracked, binding still firm. Size: 8vo -- 9 in Tall.

$4.75

Ladybug Girl and Bumblebee Boy
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Ladybug Girl and Bumblebee Boy

By Soman, David and Davis, Jacky

NY: Dial Books (Penguin), 2009. Book. Very Good +. Glossy Boards. 4th Printing.. Approx 50 unpaginated pages on coated stock. Light wear. No markings. One-inch tear on bottom margin of a page near the rear. Binding firm. A tale of a young girl and boy making friends on the playground, overcoming disagreements and playing super hero fantasies. Part of Dial Book for Young Readers series. Size: 8vo -- 9.25 in High; 10.75 in Wide.

$11.40

Nemesis
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Nemesis

By Asimov, Isaac

Garden City , N.Y: Doubleday, 1989. Book. Good +. Cloth & Boards. 364 pp. Some brownish stains on textblock edges, and inside of top edge of jacket. Text clean. Sticker traces on jacket. Copyright page states "First Edition -- BG" Colored endpapers. No markings. Size: 8vo -- 9.75 in Tall.

$4.28

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