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ELEMENTARY TREATISE ON PHYSICS EXPERIMENTAL AND APPLIED

ELEMENTARY TREATISE ON PHYSICS EXPERIMENTAL AND APPLIED

by GANOT, TRANSLATION BY E. ATKINSON

NEW YORK: WILLIAM WOOD AND CO., 1890 BROWN COVER WITH GOLD PRINT SPINE. WEAR ON EDGES, FORMER OWNERS NAME AND DATE INSIDE, 1891, WILLIAMS COLLEGE. FRONT COUPLE PAGES HAVE SEPARATED FROM THE SPINE AND ARE IN GOOD SHAPE. LAST PAGE OF INDEX IS LOOSE AND IN GOOD SHAPE. NO INTERNAL MARKINGS. GREAT DETAIL IN ILLUSTRATIONS.
FOR USE OF COLLEGES AND SCHOOLS, TRANSLATED AND EDITED FROM GANOT'S ELEMENTS DE PHYSIQUE (WITH AUTHORS SANCTION). ATKINSON WAS PROFESSOR OF EXPERIMENTAL SCIENCE.
9 COLOR PLATES, MAPS... Read more
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$42.50
OHIO CENTENNIAL REPORT 1888; REPORT OF THE COMMISSIONERS OF THE NATIONAL CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION

OHIO CENTENNIAL REPORT 1888; REPORT OF THE COMMISSIONERS OF THE NATIONAL CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION

by OHIO COMMISSIONERS OF NATIONAL CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION, HELD AT MARIETTA, OHIO. JULY 15-19, 1888

COLUMBUS, OHIO: THE WESTBOTE COMPANY, STATE PRINTERS, 1889 RARE BOOK ON THE NATIONAL CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION OF THE EARLY SETTLEMENT OF THE TERRITORY NORTH WEST OF THE RIVER OHIO, AND OF THE ESTABLISHMENT OF CIVIL GOVERNMENT THEREIN, HELD AT MARIETTA, OHIO, JULY 15-19 INCLUSIVE, 1888. INCLUDING VERBATIM REPORTS AND SPEECHES AND TRANSACTIONS OF THE OCCASION.
NICE LOOKING DARK BLUE COVERGOLD DESIGN FRONT, GOLD PRINT SPINE. NOTE IN FRONT GIVING BOOK TO THE PREVIOUS OWNER, TIGHT WITH NOTES IN PENCIL ON THE... Read more
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$225.50
Costanzo Ciano

Costanzo Ciano

by Farinacci, Roberto

Bologna: Cappelli Editore, 1940. First Edition. Pictorial wrappers. 221pp. Original wrappers. With b&w photographs. In the Italian language. ; Octavo.
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$90.00
The Titan

The Titan

by Dreiser, Theodore

Top edge of book pages are burgundy. Owner's name & date aquired Christmas, 1946 on front end page. NO Dust Jacket. Cover has several small paint droplets. Spine bends forward. Wear to edges of spine & corners. One page creased & top edge worn towards back of book. Also has some pen marks last few pages. A few notes are in pencil back end page. First Printing for this publisher.
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$22.50
The Perilous Sea

The Perilous Sea

by Silitch, Clarissa (editor)

Salt-drenched tales of true adventure on the High Seas from the pages of Yankee Magazine.Fine in price clipped, else fine dust jacket. The dust jacket is protected by an adjustable mylar cover. 6 x 9 inches. 192 pages. tv4
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$12.99
Marjorie Pickthall  a Book of Remembrance

Marjorie Pickthall a Book of Remembrance

by Pierce, Lorne ( SIGNED )

Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1925. Fine but for minor soil, and slightest traces of wear to extremities. Inscribed " I think I never knew a poem so lovely as her life. Lorne Pierce May 7, 1927 ". Inscribed By Author. First Printing of the First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine.
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CA$75.00
The Dream/Thunder Road: Stories & Dreams 1955-1965

The Dream/Thunder Road: Stories & Dreams 1955-1965

by Dawson, Fielding

1972. Soft cover. 1 of 1000 paperback copies. Very Good+. Light soiling to wraps, text clean. Owner name penned inside front wrap, remainder mark. Cover collage on front by the author. Fast shipping with tracking, careful, secure packaging. 122 pp.
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$12.25
Critical Choices: a Journey with the Filipino People

Critical Choices: a Journey with the Filipino People

by Friesen, Dorothy

MI: Eerdmans. Very Good with No dust jacket as issued. 1988. Light edge wear 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. trade paperback bx159
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$10.80
SECOND GEOLOGICAL SURVEY OF PENNSYLVANIA: REPORT OF PROGRESS IN 1877. QQ. THE GEOLOGY OF LAWRENCE COUNTY AND COAL MEASURES OF WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA

SECOND GEOLOGICAL SURVEY OF PENNSYLVANIA: REPORT OF PROGRESS IN 1877. QQ. THE GEOLOGY OF LAWRENCE COUNTY AND COAL MEASURES OF WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA

by I. C. WHITE

HARRISBURG, PA: THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS, 1879 DARK BROWN COVER WITH GOLD PRINT ON SPINE. CLEAN AND TIGHT INSIDE,
INCLUDES A SPECIAL REPORT ON THE CORRELATION OF THE COAL MEASURES IN WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA AND EASTERN OHIO.
WITH A FOLD OUT COLORED GEOGRAPHICAL MAP OF THE COUNTY AND 134 VERTICAL SECTIONS.
TERRIFIC BOOK FOR THE LOVER OF GEOLOGICAL SURVEYS.
A geological survey is the systematic investigation of the geology beneath a given piece of ground for the purpose of creating a geological map or... Read more
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$35.50
Catalogo cronologico e tematico delle opere di Beethoven, comprese quelle inedite e gli abbozzi non utilizzati. I quaderni di conversazione di Beethoven. Le lettere di Beethoven. (Three Volumes in Slipcase)

Catalogo cronologico e tematico delle opere di Beethoven, comprese quelle inedite e gli abbozzi non utilizzati. I quaderni di conversazione di Beethoven. Le lettere di Beethoven. (Three Volumes in Slipcase)

by Anderson, Emily; Schunemann, Georg; Biamonti, Giovanni, eds

Torino: ILTE, 1968. First Edition. Hardcover. Three volumes in slipcase. xxx, 1201pp; xl, 1449pp; lxiii, 1737pp. Khaki cloth with the gold silhouette of Beethoven stamped on the boards, spines lettered and decorated in gold, top edges gilt, gilt inner dentelles, silk bookmarks. Illustrated. Inscription on the flyleaf of one of the volumes, short tear to the spine of another volume. A bright and clean near fine set in the original slipcase that shows some wear. In the Italian language. ; 16mo.
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$330.00
Art of Emily Carr

Art of Emily Carr

by Shadbolt, Doris

Vancouver, BC, Canada: Douglas & McIntyre, Limited, 1987. First Paperback. Pictorial Cover. Very Good+/No Jacket. First Paperback edition; Douglas & McIntyre, 1987; orig. pub. 1979; VG+; 222 p. incl. bibliography & reference notes; an overview of Emily Carr's life and art, illustrated with many coloour and B&W reproductions of her paintings. A very nice copy, just a touch of shelf wear, clean, tight, square, unmarked. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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CA$50.00
Il Conte di Cavour avanti il 1848

Il Conte di Cavour avanti il 1848

by Berti, Domenico

Roma: Voghera Carlo, Tipografo di S. M., 1886. First Edition. Hardcover. 371pp. Original pictorial cloth, elaborately decorated in gold and black and with a portrait of Cavour on the front panel, decorated in black on the rear panel, lettered and decorated in gold on the spine panel. Binding signed by A. Staderini of Rome on the rear panel. A biography of Camillo Benso, Count of Cavour, in the early years. Tiny spot to front panel else a bright, fine copy. In the Italian language. ; Octavo.
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$180.00
ASSIGNMENT SAFARI; A NEWSPAPER REPORTER IN AFRICA

ASSIGNMENT SAFARI; A NEWSPAPER REPORTER IN AFRICA

by WALLACE TABER

DENVER: A.B. HIRSCHFELD PRESS, 1953 INTRODUCTION BY JIM BOND. GREAT PICTURE ON FRONT OF TABER WITH TYPEWRITER. THIS IS TABER'S FIRST BOOK, THE SECOND WAS RIFLEMAN IN AFRICA. TERRIFIC COLLECTORS ITEM FOR THE HUNTER, ENTHUSIAST, COLLECTOR. INFORMATION AND PICTURES ARE TREMENDOUS. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY WALLY TABER. NO OTHER MARKINGS. GREAT PHOTOS THROUGHOUT. THIRD EDITION, JANUARY 1953: 10,000 COPIES. VERY GOOD CONDITION, 1/4" SMALL PEN MARK ON FRONT COVER. WALLACE TABER IS A SPORTSMAN WHO MADE A... Read more
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$28.50
My Brother Ernest Hemingway

My Brother Ernest Hemingway

by Leicester Hemingway

* My Brother, Ernest Hemingway by Leicester Hemingway - Ernest Hemingway was a legend in his own lifetime. His was the most exciting life, both literary and personal, of any American writer in the 20th century. Although much has been written of his life and motivations, very little has come from anyone close to him. "I'd like somebody who really knew me to write about me sometime," Ernest Hemingway once remarked to his younger brother, Leicester, :Maybe you'll be the one, Baron"........ First Edition... Read more
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$15.99
The Ups and Downs of Life: A Fragment. (Signed Presentation Copy)

The Ups and Downs of Life: A Fragment. (Signed Presentation Copy)

by Sellon, Edward;

Miami Beach / Brooklyn, NY: Dennis McMillan Publications / C. J. Scheiner/Pub, 1987. First US Edition. Hardcover. Edition limited to 400 copies (this copy marked H. C. #6). Presentation copy signed and inscribed by C. J. Scheiner to noted publisher Lyle Stuart on the introduction page: "April 7, 1988 / To Lyle Stuart -- whose battles a decade / and a half ago made the open publication / of this book possible. With appreciation / C. J. Scheiner." 128pp. Red cloth lettered in gold on the spine... Read more
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$180.00
When the Music Stopped: Discovering My Mother

When the Music Stopped: Discovering My Mother

by Thomas J. Cottle

New, d.j. not mint.
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$12.99
An Uncommon Sailor: a Portrait of Admiral Sir William Penn English Naval  Supremacy

An Uncommon Sailor: a Portrait of Admiral Sir William Penn English Naval Supremacy

by Street, Lucie

The story spans Penn's nautical childhood, service in the English Civil War with the Irish Guard, and his prominent role in the Dutch wars, command of Cromwell's expedition to the Spanish Main. Condition: A trace of wear in dust jacket with light wear to edges and corners. The dust jacket is protected by an adjustable mylar cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. tv4
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$12.99
Captain James Cook

Captain James Cook

by Villiers, Alan

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1967. First Edition. Hardcover. Blue cloth stamped in gold and black on front and spine panel. Two pages folded at corner. A near fine copy in very good price-clipped dustjacket with two closed tears and light chipping to upper edge. Illustrated. ; Octavo.
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$42.00
The World of P. G. Wodehouse

The World of P. G. Wodehouse

by Wind, Herbert Warren

New York: Praeger Publishers, 1972. First Edition. Hardcover. A very good+ copy in very good dustjacket with some creases on back panel. With photographs, drawings, manuscript pages and more. ; Octavo; 249 pages.
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$36.00
THE TREASURE OF THE GREAT REEF

THE TREASURE OF THE GREAT REEF

by Clarke, Arthur C

Ballantine Books. Good. 1974. Softcover. 0345238451 . Moderate wear to edges & corners, round hole punch in top corner and publishers stamp to outer edge, crease on rear, slight soiling. Interior pages clean & tight. Profusely illustrated in colour & b/w. 177 pages. A true story of the first treasure ever to be found on the romantic "Spice Route". A 250 year old shipwreck with a fortune of Mogul silver aboard - off the coast of India..... (425? Noto) ; 8vo - over... Read more
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$4.95
THE WOMAN'S FLOWER GARDEN, INDOOR AND OUTDOOR

THE WOMAN'S FLOWER GARDEN, INDOOR AND OUTDOOR

by JANE LESLIE KIFT

NEW YORK : A. T. DE LA MARE COMPANY, INC., 1927 BEAUTIFUL BOOK, CLEAN AND TIGHT WITH NO MARKINGS, COVER IS A PINK AND RED DESIGN WITH TITLE FRONT AND SPINE, BLACK AND WHITE PICTURES THROUGHOUT.
31 CHAPTERS WITH THE PUBLISHERS FOREWARD STATING KIFT WROTE FOR THE PRESS AND HELPED THOUSANDS OF WOMEN WITH HER YEARS AND FAMILY EXPERIENCE IN GARDENING.
WONDERFUL BOOK FOR THE LOVER OF GARDENING AND FLOWERS.
ANTIQUE BOOKS DEN, WHERE INTERESTING BOOKS LIVE.
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$27.50
Cleopatra

Cleopatra

by Stacy Schiff

Exquisitely designed book , gold titling spine , black wrapped boards, and papers with scenes from the Nile , very good, just the slightest amount of wear at the head foot of book at spine bottom / top , Corners good deckle Edge pages dust jacket crisp bright very good minimal amounts of wear on its edges --Magnetic queen whose death ushered in a new world order.Palace shimmered with onyx - gold, richer still in political, sexual intrigue. Cleopatra was a shrewd strategist, ingenious negotiator. Married... Read more
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$12.00
McDougal Littell Middle School Math, Course 3: Student Edition © 2005 2005

McDougal Littell Middle School Math, Course 3: Student Edition © 2005 2005

by Ron Larson; Laurie Boswell; Timothy Kanold; Lee Stiff

MCDOUGAL LITTEL, 2004-08-13. Hardcover. Unmarked and bright pages. as New, crisp cleanWe will only sell books that are in Very good or better condition unless its a very rare book. All books listed includes its own actual photo. Upon request we will send more photos and information.
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$35.00
Directions for the Dissection of the Cat

Directions for the Dissection of the Cat

by Robert Payne Bigelow

New York: The Macmillan Company, 1925 Nice looking black cover, gold print spine, former owner name inside front, very good condition inside, a number of notes throughout in pencil with a few lines. Bigelow was the Professor of Zoology and Parasitology at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. This is a book is quite detailed in description. It is all verbal. Antique Books Den, Where History Lives.
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$22.50
AN INTERVIEW, THE BASIS OF MARRIAGE

AN INTERVIEW, THE BASIS OF MARRIAGE

by SOHIE IRENE LOEB AND ALICE HUBBARD

EAST AURORA, ERIE COUNTY, NEW YORK: THE ROYCROFTERS, 1910 BEAUTIFUL GREEN VELVET COVER, TIGHT AND CLEAN THROUGHOUT, ONE INITIAL INSIDE FRONT, INTERVIEW BY LOED REPRINTED FROM NEW YORK EVENING WORLD. ART PICTURE OF HUBBARD AND DAUGHTER INSIDE FRONT, PICTURE HUBBARD IN BACK. WONDERFUL BOOK DETAILING A SUCCESSFUL MARRIAGE AND MOTHER. VERY INTERESTING AND THOUGHTFUL.
Sophie Irene Loeb (July 4, 1876, Rivne, Volhynia, Russian Empire (now part of Ukraine) – January 18, 1929) was an American journalist and... Read more
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$42.50