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New Spanish Reader for Beginners

by Lawrence A. Wilkins

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Published
1930
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Very Good
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$12.00

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New York: Henry Holt, 1930. Light wear to covers, clean and unmarked. Compact textbook, with exercises, probably for Jr. High School level.. Red Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Ship Erection

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Published
1942
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Good+
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$25.00

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Harrisburg PA: Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 1942. Covers a bit faded, worn and soiled. Text clean and unmarked, complete. Included is a large quarter folded booklet of ship blueprints that is a companion piece to this volume. Soft cover, 231 pages, hundreds of photos and diagrams. "Prepared by the Division of Industrial Education in cooperation with Sun Shipbuilding and Dry Dock… Read more
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The New Wishing Well - Alice and Jerry Basic Readers

by Selma Coughlan & Mabel O'Donnell

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Published
1951
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Very Good
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$10.00

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Evanston, IL: Row Peterson, 1951. Orange cloth showing light soiling, wear to corners, finger smudges to a few pages, no writing. 1951 edition of a popular elementary reading text.. Illustrated Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Florence & Margaret Hoopes.
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School and Home Gardens

by W.H.D. Meier

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Published
1913
Condition
Poor
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$8.00

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Boston: Ginn & Co., 1913. Covers worn and quite soiled, text sound and unmarked. Appears to be an early reference for the home gardener; possibly a school book. Many illus and B&W photos.. Illustrated Cloth. Poor.
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Women and Men

by Amram Scheinfeld

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Trench Books
Published
1944
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
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$24.00

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New York: Harcourt Brace, 1944. Nice sound copy, a few pencil notations throughout. Jacket quite worn at edges, complete. Appears to have been a review copy, publisher's bookplate afixed to front pastedown. "Science explains the differences between the sexes - what those differences are, how they originate, what they mean in your life". Somewhat dated, probably not very politically… Read more
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A Textbook of Elementary Chemistry Theoretical and Inorganic

by George F. Barker

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Published
1870
Condition
Good
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$18.00

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Louisville KY: John P. Morton, 1870. Covers quite worn, sound copy, hinges intact, text clean and unmarked. Illus with many diagrams and drawings. Interesting early text.. Brown Hardcover. Good.
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Management for Retail Florists

by Glenn Sullivan et.al.

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Trench Books
Published
1980
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$10.00

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San Francisco: W.H. Freeman, 1980. A few scuffs and small dents to covers, clean and unmarked. A handbook for florists "With Applications to Nurseries and Garden Centers". 500+ pages. . First Edition. Tan Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Introduction to Botany

by Joseph Bergen & Otis Caldwell

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Published
1914
Condition
Good+
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$8.00

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Boston: Ginn & Co., 1914. Wear and soiling to covers, name on flyleaf, two pages semi-detached. Text is quite clean, unmarked. An early textbook on the science of botany. Many drawings and photos; extremely detailed.. Green Cloth. Good+/No Jacket.
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A Dictionary of the English Language

by William G. Webster & William A. Wheeler

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Published
1872
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Good
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$20.00

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New York: Ivison, Blakeman, Taylor & Co., 1872. Covers quite worn, front hinge starting to split, text sound and unmarked. "Explanatory, pronouncing, etymological, and synonymous. With an appendix containing various useful tables". Illus with 350 wood engravings. "Academic Edition". Great example of an early dictionary.. Black Cloth. Good/No Jacket.
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Brooks's Readers Third Year

by Stratton D. Brooks

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Published
1907
Condition
Very Good
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$45.00

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New York: American Book Co., 1907. Minimal wear, date stamp inside back cover, otherwise a nice sound and clean copy. Early school reader, one of the "Eight-Book Series". Nicely illustrated.. Illustrated Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket.
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How to Establish and Operate a Retail Store

by O. Preston Robinson & Kennrth B. Haas

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Trench Books
Published
1957
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second Edition
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$10.00

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Englewood Cliffs NJ: Prentice Hall, 1957. Light wear to covers, clean and unmarked. Detailed textbook (400+ pgs) telling everything you need to know about opening up a store. Why anyone would want to do that, I don't know! Eighth printing of the second edition.. Second Edition. Very Good/No Jacket.
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The Art of the Essay

by Leslie Fiedler (edit)

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Trench Books
Published
1963
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Third Printing
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$10.00

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New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1963. Corner of flyleaf clipped, minimal wear to covers, clean and unmarked. Everything you ever wanted to know about writing an essay - 66+ pages.. Third Printing. Green Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Dangerous Marine Animals

by Bruce W. Halstead

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Trench Books
Published
1959
Condition
Very Good+
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$7.00

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Cambridge MD: Cornell Maritime Press, 1959. Minimal wear at corners, clean and unmarked. Jacket shows edgewear, light soiling. "Dangerous Marine Animals: That Bite-Sting-are Non-edible". Written by an MD, well illustrated. You'll need this on the desert island!. Blue Cloth. Very Good+/Good+.
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The Pathway to Reading Primer

by Bessie Blackstone Coleman

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Published
1925
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Very Good
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$10.00

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New York: Silver Burdett, 1925. Light wear to corners. Nice sound and unmarked copy of an early reading textbook. Co-written with Willis L. Uhl and James Fleming Hosic. Second grade?. Illustrated Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Maude & Miska Petersham.
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Jerry Goes Fishing

by Florence Battle

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Trench Books
Published
1942
Condition
Very Good
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$12.00

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Chicago: Beckley-Cardy, 1942. Slight wear to corners. Nice copy of an early school reader, unmarked. Jerry and his dog Bowser go fishing!. Illustrated Cloth. Very Good. Illus. by Jack Merryweather.
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Lessons on Political Economy

by J.T. Champlin

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Published
1876
Condition
Good
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$30.00

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Chicago: A.S. Barnes, 1876. Heavy wear to edges, rubbing, orig owner's name (dated 1881) in pencil inside front and back covers. Sound copy, unmarked. "Designed as a basis for instruction in that science in schools and colleges". Champlin was the president of Colby. The Treasury Dept. needs a copy of this book.. Black Cloth. Good/No Jacket.
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The Complete Arithmetic

by Albert N. Raub

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Published
1877
Condition
Fair
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$18.00

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Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1877. Heavy rubbing/wear to covers, binding loose but holding together well, extensive pencil notations inside front and back covers, and throughout. Signed by original users, various high school girls in coastal Maine in the 1880s. "Combining oral and written exercises in a natural and logical system of instruction". I bet a HS grad today could not… Read more
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Seven Days at Sea

by Ruth Strang, Et.al.

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Published
1938
Condition
Very Good+
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$45.00

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New York: Teacher's College, Columbia U., 1938. Very minimal wear to edges, clean and unmarked. "Fact and Story Series", published to increase interest in reading among young people.. Illustrated Cloth. Very Good+. Illus. by Theresa Kalab.
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The Century Handbook of Writing

by Garland Greever & Easley S. Jones

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Trench Books
Published
1932
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
Third Edition
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$6.00

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New York: D. Appleton-Century, 1932. Real nice copy showing minimal soiling to page edges. Plain orange jacket, clean and unmarked. A compact little volume that "...treats essential matters of grammar, diction, spelling, mechanics; and develops with thoroughness the principles of sentence structure".. Third Edition. Blue Cloth. Very Good+/Very Good+.
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El Patio De Los Naranjos

by Guillermo Hernandez Mir

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Trench Books
Published
1935
Condition
Good+
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$16.00

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Boston: Ginn & Co., 1935. Covers moderately worn/soiled; numerous pencil notations throughout. Prize winning novel/play, entirely in Spanish. Edited by Margaret Holz and Teresa De Escoriaza. Appears to be a school edition; vocabulary at the back, test type questions in with text. Many illus, some in color. Sound copy.. Illustrated Cloth. Good+/No Jacket. Illus. by Maximo Ramos.
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