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Abbey Road

By The Beatles

New York: Capitol Records, 1978. lp_record. Very Good-. Capitol purple label, SO 383, 1978. Winchester pressing, mastered by Ed. Cover photo cropped. Vinyl LP, wear to outer sleeve with creases, little ring wear. Vinyl record looks clean and fresh with few visible scratches, the record is in a new, plain white inner sleeve. All lp's cleaned and played. Any sticks and skips will be noted; none here. A few buzzes and very slight skips, nothing significant. After that it plays quite well. Number 14 on Rolling Stones' The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time. Every effort is made to ship all books and other items within 24 hours. Clean recycled packing material will be used when possible. The Book Shed has a been a member of the Vermont Antiquarian Bookseller's Association since 1997. An online bookseller with a bookshop sensibility! JB records.

$25.00

Beatles For Sale

By The Beatles

London: Parlophone / EMI Records Limited, 1973. lp_record. Very Good. Vinyl LP. PCS 3062. 1973 reissue, black and silver labels. All lp's cleaned and played. Any sticks and skips will be noted. The Beatles fourth studio album. Released in the US as Beatles 65. Light wear to outer sleeve, with the original inner sleeve. Vinyl is very clean and fresh looking, no visible scratches, plays great with no sticks or skips or loud buzzes. This is the circa 1973 issue with the "Type 3" silver on black Parlophone label. It starts with "EMI Records Ltd. All rights of the manufacturer..." and ends with "Made in GT BRITAIN" all in caps around the perimeter of the label. Cut number 7 on side 1 is still listed as Kansas City (Lieber-Stoller) The "Hey, Hey, Hey, Hey" Medley credit does yet appear on the label. The illustration inside the gatefold sleeve anticipates Sgt. Pepper without the group's costumes. This album represents a significant shift in direction "The songs introduced darker musical moods and more introspective lyrics, with John Lennon adopting an autobiographical perspective in compositions such as "I'm a Loser" and "No Reply". The album also reflected the twin influences of country music and Bob Dylan, whom the Beatles met in New York in August 1964." The Every effort is made to ship all books and other items within 24 hours. Clean recycled packing material will be used when possible. The Book Shed has a been a member of the Vermont Antiquarian Bookseller's Association since 1997. An online bookseller with a bookshop sensibility! JB records.

$60.00

Rubber Soul

By The Beatles

New York: Capitol Records, 1971. lp_record. Good. Vinyl Album, Capitol ST 2442, Apple label, In worn Capitol sleeve. Capitol Full Dimensional Stereo in olive. Outer sleeve edge worn with split along bottom edge, no ring wear visible. Jacksonville pressing. All lp's cleaned and played. Any sticks and skips will be noted; a few minor pops, nothing significant. Vinyl shows light wear and scratches. A repress. On the rear sleeve 9 is printed directly below 'Freeman' in the bottom right hand corner below the picture of John Lennon. Plain inner sleeve. An iconic album that transcended Beatlemania and pointed the way to their new direction Rubber Soul is the sixth studio album by The Beatles. It was recorded in just over four weeks to make the Christmas market, and was released on December 3, 1965. Unlike the five albums that preceded it, Rubber Soul was recorded during a continuous period, whereas the group had previously recorded albums during breaks in between tour dates or other projects. Notably The Beatles made all of their subsequent albums as they did this one. Rubber Soul is regarded by fans and critics alike as one of the greatest albums in popular music history. In 2012, Rubber Soul was ranked number five on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the "500 Greatest Albums of All Time". In 2013, after the British Phonographic Industry changed their sales award rules, the album was declared as having gone platinum. "Norwegian Wood" is generally credited as sparking off a musical craze for the sound of the novel instrument in the mid-1960s—a trend which would later branch out into the raga rock and Indian rock genres. The song is now acknowledged as one of the cornerstones of what is now usually called "world music" and it was a major landmark in the trend towards incorporating non-Western musical influences into Western popular music. Harrison's interest was fueled by fellow Indian music fan David Crosby of the Byrds, whom Harrison met and befriended in August 1965. Harrison would eventually be transfixed by all things Indian, taking sitar lessons from renowned Indian sitar player Ravi Shankar. Every effort is made to ship all books and other items within 24 hours. Clean recycled packing material will be used when possible. The Book Shed has a been a member of the Vermont Antiquarian Bookseller's Association since 1997. An online bookseller with a bookshop sensibility! JB records

$24.00

Introducing The Beatles

By The Beatles

New York: Vee Jay Records, 1964. lp_record. Very Good. Much edge wear to the sleeve, plain white inner sleeve. Stereophonic claimed on cover but really a mono. An extremely complicated release history for this disputed title. This may be a 70's reissue of the first Beatles album. Side 1:"I Saw Her Standing There"; "Misery"; "Anna (Go to Him)"; " "Boys" ; "Love Me Do". Side 2 "P.S. I Love You"; "Baby It's You"; "Do You Want to Know a Secret"; "A Taste of Honey"; "There's a Place"; "Twist and Shout". All lp's cleaned and played. Any sticks and skips will be noted; heard a pop on P.S. Every effort is made to ship all books and other items within 24 hours. Clean recycled packing material will be used when possible. The Book Shed has a been a member of the Vermont Antiquarian Bookseller's Association since 1997. An online bookseller with a bookshop sensibility! JB Records

$25.00

Capital in the Twenty First Century

By Thomas Piketty (Author), Arthur Goldhammer (Translator)

Cambridge MA: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press , 2014. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/near fine. About As New in all repects. Clean and unmarked. First printing, no others noted. Jacket has "New York Times Bestseller" across rear panel, priced 39.95. Second state."A work of extraordinary ambition, originality, and rigor, Capital in the Twenty-First Century reorients our understanding of economic history and confronts us with sobering lessons for today."--From the flap. “Thomas Piketty’s Capital in the Twenty-First Century is a monumental book that will influence economic analysis (and perhaps policymaking) in the years to come. In the way it is written and the importance of the questions it asks, it is a book the classic authors of economics could have written if they lived today and had access to the vast empirical material Piketty and his colleagues collected… In a short review, it is impossible to do even partial justice to the wealth of information, data, analysis, and discussion contained in this book of almost 700 pages. Piketty has returned economics to the classical roots where it seeks to understand the ‘laws of motion’ of capitalism. He has re-emphasized the distinction between ‘unearned’ and ‘earned’ income that had been tucked away for so long under misleading terminologies of ‘human capital,’ ‘economic agents,’ and ‘factors of production.’ Labor and capital those who have to work for a living and those who live from property people in flesh are squarely back in economics via this great book."-- Branko Milanovic, American Prospect. Every effort is made to ship all books and other items within 24 hours. Clean recycled packing material will be used when possible. The Book Shed has a been a member of the Vermont Antiquarian Bookseller's Association since 1997. An online bookseller with a bookshop sensibility!

$100.00

The Jerome Biblical Commentary

By Raymond E. Brown, ; Joseph A Fitzmyer; Roland E Murphy, editors

Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1968. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/good. Later printing (18) Shelf wear to the book; more to tips, corners, and edges of the jacket. Winner of the National Catholic Book Award for 1969. Imprimatur of the Archbishop of Baltimore, June 6, 1968. The editors are priest/educators. From the flap: "No other Catholic commentary on the whole Bible offers within the covers of one book such a wealth of contemporary interpretation". Two volumes in one. Map endpapers as well as folding maps between vol.1 & 2. Every effort is made to ship all books and other items within 24 hours. Clean recycled packing material will be used when possible. The Book Shed has a been a member of the Vermont Antiquarian Bookseller's Association since 1997. An online bookseller with a bookshop sensibility!

$24.00

The Jerusalem Bible

By Rev. Alexander Jones (general editor); Walter Shewring, Edward Sackville-West, J.R.R. Tolkien, et al

Garden City: Doubleday & Co., 1966. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. The Old and New Testaments. Shelf wear to the book and slipcase which is intact with wear to the corners and edges; the book's spine is sunned. Clean and unmarked. First printing, no others noted. While based on the work of the French scholars and translators of La Bible de Jerusalem, published in 1956, their mostly English counterparts returned to the original Hebrew, Aramaic and Greek texts. Imprimatur of John Cardinal Heenan, Archbishop of Westminster, London. Among the principal collaborators are found Walter Shewring, Edward Sackville-West and J.R.R. Tolkien (Jonah and parts of Job). A remarkable work of English Catholic scholarship, "account being taken of the decisions and general implications of the Second Vatican Council."-Rev. Alexander Jones' foreword. Not illustrated aside from the nine maps. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. No additional standard domestic s&h. Every effort is made to ship all books and other items within 24 hours. Clean recycled packing material will be used when possible. The Book Shed has a been a member of the Vermont Antiquarian Bookseller's Association since 1997. An online bookseller with a bookshop sensibility!

$45.00

I Know How to Cook
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I Know How to Cook

By Ginette Mathiot

New York: Phaidon Press, 2009. First American Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/near fine. As New in all respects. First printing: first published 2009, no others noted. "If Betty Crocker had been a real person—and had been born in France—her name would have been Ginette Mathiot. This no-nonsense encyclopedia of French home cuisine—"Je sais cuisiner," to use its original title—was the creation of Mathiot (1907-98) and has been the kitchen bible of ordinary French men and women since its debut 75 years ago. In the words of Mathiot, "a good cookbook must only offer useful information. It will avoid second-rate recipes or those that are too complicated for the way we live now."--Aram Bakshian Jr., reviewed in the Wall Street Journal, November 25, 2009. "Ginette Mathiot, Officier de la Légion d'Honneur, (23 May 1907 – 14 June 1998) was a French food writer and home economist. Mathiot wrote over 30 books including the famous Je Sais Cuisiner (I Know How to Cook) which sold over 6 million copies; she also wrote the famous Je Sais Faire la Pâtisserie (The Art of French Baking), which has been updated and published by Phaidon in 2011. She never married and used traditional cooking methods to design cookbooks which the young wife caring for a young family could read and understand with ease. She is well known in France and her recipes are still used today by some of the most celebrated chefs, and millions of copies of her recipe books have been sold. She pursued a long career in education, first as a home economics teacher, and later as the Inspectrice générale de l'enseignement ménager de la Ville de Paris then finally as the Inspector General overseeing the teaching of Home Economics in France. Every effort is made to ship all books and other items within 24 hours. Clean recycled packing material will be used when possible. The Book Shed has a been a member of the Vermont Antiquarian Bookseller's Association since 1997. An online bookseller with a bookshop sensibility!

$40.00

Into the Sun & Other Stories (Science Fiction in Old San Francisco)

By Robert Duncan Milne (Author), Ned Dameron (Illustrator)

West Kingston RI: Donald M Grant, 1980. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/fine. Volume II. Lightest shelf wear to the book and jacket. Spot on front page edges, else clean and unmarked. First printing, no other noted. "Science Fiction in Old San Francisco: Volume Two, Into the Sun & Other Stories is a collection of science fiction short stories by Robert Duncan Milne (7 June 1844–15 December 1899) and edited by Sam Moskowitz. It was first published in 1980 by Donald M. Grant, Publisher, Inc. in an edition of 1,500 copies. All but one of the stories first appeared in the magazine The Argonaut. The other story, "A Question of Reciprocity" first appeared in the San Francisco Examiner. This book with its companion volume History of the Movement From 1854 to 1890 won a Pilgrim Award for its editor, Moskowitz, in 1981"--Wikipedia. Every effort is made to ship all books and other items within 24 hours. Clean recycled packing material will be used when possible. The Book Shed has a been a member of the Vermont Antiquarian Bookseller's Association since 1997. An online bookseller with a bookshop sensibility!

$35.00

The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte, Emperor of the French with a preliminary view of the French Revolution

By Sir Walter Scott

Philadelphia: James L. Gihon, 1858. Abbotsford edition. Hardcover. Good. Much shelf wear to tips, corners, and edges of the book; scattered foxing, previous owner's stamp to the title page, Isaac Davega, likely of Charleston, SC. Two volumes in one, complete. Publisher's worn blindstamped cloth. First published in Great Britian, 1827. Every effort is made to ship all books and other items within 24 hours. Clean recycled packing material will be used when possible. The Book Shed has a been a member of the Vermont Antiquarian Bookseller's Association since 1997. An online bookseller with a bookshop sensibility!

$75.00

Jane Eyre

By Charlotte Bronte; John Huehnergarth, illustrator

Garden City: International Collectors Library , 1954. Hardcover. Near Fine. john huehnergarth. About As New in all respects, unread-unopened. Insert present. Sewn in book marker. Top edge gilt. A title in the Great English Novels of the 19th Century series. In the blue and gilt Mercier binding recreated by Rafael Palacios for the ICL. From the publisher's description: The International Collectors Library was a book club series published by Doubleday Book & Music Clubs, Inc. from the late 1940’s through the late 1980’s. They were produced in Garden City, New Jersey. They were intended to be inexpensive reprints of great literature similar Everyman’s Library (Dent/Dutton), Modern Library (Random House), Penguin Classics (Penguin Publishing), and Oxford World’s Classics (Oxford University Press). Every effort is made to ship all books and other items within 24 hours. Clean recycled packing material will be used when possible. The Book Shed has a been a member of the Vermont Antiquarian Bookseller's Association since 1997. An online bookseller with a bookshop sensibility!

$12.00

Of Human Bondage

By W Somerset Maugham; Randolph Schwabe, frontis

Garden City: International Collectors Library , 1954. Hardcover. Near Fine. About As New in all respects, unread-unopened. No insert. Sewn in book marker. Top edge gilt. In the green and gilt Louis XVI binding recreated by Rafael Palacios for the ICL. From the publisher's description: The International Collectors Library was a book club series published by Doubleday Book & Music Clubs, Inc. from the late 1940’s through the late 1980’s. They were produced in Garden City, New Jersey. They were intended to be inexpensive reprints of great literature similar Everyman’s Library (Dent/Dutton), Modern Library (Random House), Penguin Classics (Penguin Publishing), and Oxford World’s Classics (Oxford University Press). Every effort is made to ship all books and other items within 24 hours. Clean recycled packing material will be used when possible. The Book Shed has a been a member of the Vermont Antiquarian Bookseller's Association since 1997. An online bookseller with a bookshop sensibility!

$20.00

From Julia Child's Kitchen
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From Julia Child's Kitchen

By Julia Child

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1977. First edition. Hardcover. Good/good. Later printng. Shelf wear to tips, corners and edges of the book; more to the jacket which is chipped on the front panel with several short closed tears and small creases. Clean and unmarked. Third printing, November,1977. American classic cooking and also American with a French flavor. Julia Childs' first three cook books were from her classic French training. Here she returns to fine American style cooking and variations on French classics adapted to American tastes. Every effort is made to ship all books and other items within 24 hours. Clean recycled packing material will be used when possible. The Book Shed has a been a member of the Vermont Antiquarian Bookseller's Association since 1997. An online bookseller with a bookshop sensibility! B011W9BAVA

$25.00

History & Map of Danby, Vermont

By Williams, J.C.

Danby VT: S.L. Griffth Memorial Library, 1976. Reprint. Hardcover. Near Fine. About As New in all respects. Scarce Vermont town history from Rutland County. Printed for the American Bicentennial. A facsimile reprint of the 1869 first edition. includes fold-out map. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾". Hard Cover. The map shows the homes of the residents of Danby, Danby Corners, neighboring Mount Tabor and Brooklyn, a village in Mount Tabor. A brief business directory of Danby and Mount Tabor. Quite scarce. Every effort is made to ship all books and other items within 24 hours. Clean recycled packing material will be used when possible. The Book Shed has a been a member of the Vermont Antiquarian Bookseller's Association since 1997. An online bookseller with a bookshop sensibility!

$60.00

The Chess-Player's Handbook. A Popular and Scientific Introduction to the Game of Chess, Exemplified in Games Actually Played by the Greatest Masters, and Illustrated by Numerous Diagrams of Original and Remarkable Positions.

By Howard Staunton

London: Henry G. Bohn, 1848. Second Edition, Revised. Hardcover. Good. Much wear to tips, corners, and edges, 1.25 inch chip at the top of the spine, cover hinges delicate. Unmarked with scattered foxing, staining. Chromo-litho frontis. The WorldCat locates 2 copies of this edition (none of the first) held in libraries world-wide. "Howard Staunton (1810 – 1874) was an English chess master who is generally regarded as having been the world's strongest player from 1843 to 1851, largely as a result of his 1843 victory over Pierre Charles Fournier de Saint-Amant. He promoted a chess set of clearly distinguishable pieces of standardised shape—the Staunton pattern promulgated by Nathaniel Cooke—that is still the style required for competitions. He was the principal organiser of the first international chess tournament in 1851, which made England the world's leading chess centre and caused Adolf Anderssen to be recognised as the world's strongest player....In 1847 Staunton published his most famous work, The Chess-Player's Handbook, which is still in print.[24] It contained over 300 pages of opening analysis, and almost 100 pages of endgame analysis. Staunton's Handbook was based on Bilguer and von der Lasa's Handbuch des Schachspiels (first published in 1843), but enhanced by many variations and analyses of Staunton's own.[ "--Wikipedia. Every effort is made to ship all books and other items within 24 hours. Clean recycled packing material will be used when possible. The Book Shed has a been a member of the Vermont Antiquarian Bookseller's Association since 1997. An online bookseller with a bookshop sensibility!

$175.00

Dorset In the Shadow of the Marble Mountain

By Tyler Resch

Dorset, VT: Dorset Historical Society, 1989. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/good. Light wear to the book, more to the tips, corners, and edges of the jacket which is sunned. Clean and unmarked. First printing, no others noted. Additional Dorset historical material laid-in. A well regarded history of the Vermont town. Every effort is made to ship all books and other items within 24 hours. Clean recycled packing material will be used when possible. The Book Shed has a been a member of the Vermont Antiquarian Bookseller's Association since 1997. An online bookseller with a bookshop sensibility!

$25.00

Color

By Countee Cullen

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1925. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/no jacket. Cullen, Charles. Later printing. Shelf wear to tips and edges, corners worn, spine darkened, label chipped, one quarter cloth over paper covered boards; 1926 gift inscription. Letter code C-A or March, 1926. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. W.E.B. DuBois wrote of this book: "Color is Countee Cullen's first published book and color is "in every sense its prevailing characteristic." Cullen discusses heavy topics regarding race and the distance of ones heritage from their motherland and how it is lost. It has been said that his poems fall into a variety of categories: those that with no mention were made of color. Secondly the poems that circled around the consciousness of African Americans and how being a "Negro in a day like this" in America is very cruel. Through Cullen's writing, readers can view his own subjectivity of his inner workings and how he viewed the Negro soul and mind. He discusses the psychology of African Americans in his writings and gives an extra dimension which forces the reader to see a harsh reality of Americas past time."--Wikipedia. Every effort is made to ship all books and other items within 24 hours. Clean recycled packing material will be used when possible. The Book Shed has a been a member of the Vermont Antiquarian Bookseller's Association since 1997. An online bookseller with a bookshop sensibility!

$35.00

Wampeters, Foma & Granfaloons (Opinions)
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Wampeters, Foma & Granfaloons (Opinions)

By Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

New York: Delacorte Press / Seymour Lawrence, 1974. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Light shelf wear to the book and jacket. First printing stated. From the introduction: "Dear Reader: The title of this book is composed of three words from my novel Cat's Cradle. A "wampeter" is an object around which the lives of many otherwise unrelated people may revolve. The Holy Grail would be a case in point. "Foma" are harmless untruths, intended to comfort simple souls. An example: "Prosperity is just around the corner." A "granfalloon" is a proud and meaningless association of human beings. Taken together, the words form as good an umbrella as any for this collection of some of the reviews and essays I've written, a few of the speeches I made." Every effort is made to ship all books and other items within 24 hours. Clean recycled packing material will be used when possible. The Book Shed has a been a member of the Vermont Antiquarian Bookseller's Association since 1997. An online bookseller with a bookshop sensibility!

$18.00

Honor in the Dust: Theodore Roosevelt, War in the Philippines, and the Rise and Fall of America's Imperial Dream
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Honor in the Dust: Theodore Roosevelt, War in the Philippines, and the Rise and Fall of America's Imperial Dream

By Gregg Jones

New York: New American Library, 2012. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/good. Shelf wear to tips, corners, and edges of the book and jacket. Remainder marked else clean and unmarked. First printing, full number line."Fascinating....In the end, Honor in the Dust is less about the freedom of the Philippines than the soul of the United States. This is the story of what happened when a powerful young country and its zealous young president were forced to face the high cost of their ambitions."--Candice Millard in The New York Times Sunday Book Review. Every effort is made to ship all books and other items within 24 hours. Clean recycled packing material will be used when possible. The Book Shed has a been a member of the Vermont Antiquarian Bookseller's Association since 1997. An online bookseller with a bookshop sensibility!

$12.00

Deadeye Dick

By Kurt Vonnegut

New York: Delacorte Press / Seymour Lawrence, 1982. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/good. lIGHT shelf wear to the book and price clipped jacket which shows some tanning, spine lightly sunned. First printing stated. '"If there is a Vonnegutian leitmotif here, it is the notion that we all start off as ''wisps of undifferentiated nothingness'' and that we step on and off the stage of life by having our ''peepholes opened and closed.'''--Christopher Lehmann-Haup, New York Times. Wikipedia: "Deadeye Dick is set mostly within fictional Midland City, Ohio, which is also the setting for one of Vonnegut's other seminal works, Breakfast of Champions. Several characters, locations or concepts from that novel are mentioned in passing or have an active role in the story (e.g. Rabo Karabekian, Dwayne and Celia Hoover, the Mildred Barry Memorial Center for the Arts, and Barrytron Ltd., amongst others)." Every effort is made to ship all books and other items within 24 hours. Clean recycled packing material will be used when possible. The Book Shed has a been a member of the Vermont Antiquarian Bookseller's Association since 1997. An online bookseller with a bookshop sensibility!

$12.00

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