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CALCULUS OF VARIATIONS

Craggs, J. W.

LONDON: George Allen & Unwin Ltd., 1973 . Hardcover. Very Good Plus/Very Good. FIRST EDITION. No. 9 in "Problem Solvers" series. Based on a course for undergraduates in engineering mathematics, this volume provides an elementary but comprehensive overview of the subject. Volumes in this series keep explanatory text and theory to a minimum, focusing on providing fully-solved problems. 80 pp. Blue cloth boards with silver lettering to spine. Blue topstain. Very slight spine lean; boards very slightly cocked. Very light shelf-creasing to spinecaps. Faint musty aroma. A bit of very minor shelf-creasing and rubbing to DJ edges. Some very light scratching to DJ panels. Just the slightest amount of soiling to front DJ panel.

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Ramona, California: Ballena Press, 1977. Hardcover. Very Good Plus. Previous owner's ex-libris to front paste-down endpaper. Notations to title pages. Preliminary page with 4 x 3" glue residue area. Gilt lettering lightly debossed to spine of brown, cloth-covered boards. Unmarked text, bright, solid binding. 227 with bibliography and index. A guide to known primary sources about native Californians. Contents include : The Use of Government Documents, Archives and Publications as Resources on California Indians. Anthropological records in all California counties as well as other states and countries. A guide to audio-visual materials as well as sources of out-of-print publications.

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CALIFORNIA GUNSMITHS 1846-1900

Shelton, Lawrence

  • Edition: FIRST EDITION
  • Book condition: FINE
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Fair Oaks, California: SELF-PUBLISHED, 1977. FIRST EDITION. Hardcover. FINE . Limited, signed edition -- # 211 of 1500 published. Inscribed to previous owner, a noted gunsmith in his own right, on title page, and signed. Illustrated with many photographs ad diagrams. Brown faux leather with bright gilt lettering, and graphic of grizzly bear to front board. 289 pp., including index. Bright, tight copy. HEAVY. May likely require EXTRA Shipping Charge.

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  • Book condition: Near Fine
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San Marino, California: Huntington Library, 1954. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Previous owner's ex-libris to front free endpaper. Very mild wear to extremities. Faint musty odor. Gilt lettering and design on navy-blue, cloth-covered spine of illustrated ecru-colored boards. Two maps. Clean, tight, bright. 246 pp with index. Journals of three men who came by sea during the California Gold Rush.

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CALL HER SAVAGE

Thayer, Tiffany

  • Book condition: VERY GOOD/VERY GOOD
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New York: Claude Kendall, 1931. HARDCOVER. VERY GOOD/VERY GOOD. Lloyd Coe. Hardcover (8vo) in peach cloth; 305-page novel; B&W illustrations throughout; Square, solid, unmarked copy. DJ in mylar; 2-inch closed tear at top edge near spine; small chip at lower spine. Probable first printing, but not being sold as such.

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THE CALL OF THE WILD

London, Jack

  • Book condition: FINE
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Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 1980. Hardcover. FINE. Poor, Henry Varnum. This Easton Press Collector's Edition is bound in red, genuine leather, with elegant gilt design to boards, gilded page-edges, and endpapers of toffee-colored, silk-moire fabric. The classic hubbed spines of five raised bands have 22K gold accents and there is a permanent satin ribbon page marker. The pages are thread-sewn for strength and durability, have long-lasting, acid-neutral, archival quality paper, and a handsome, readable typeface. Frontispiece portrait of Jack London was drawn by Jeff Cornell. Numerous color illustrations. 158 pp. With an introduction by Pierre Berton and illustrations by Henry Varnum Poor. London left for the Yukon to seek his fortune, but returned to the states broke with a fortune of stories in his head. "London's style was as rugged as his terrain. The Call of the Wild was serialized in The Saturday Evening Post and first appeared in book form in 1903," (publisher's note).

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THE CALL OF THE WILD 1900 -- 1916 (THE AMERICAN CULTURE SERIES NO. VI)

Nash, Roderick (Edited, with introduction and notes by )

New York: George Braziller, Inc., 1970. Hardcover. Fine/Good Plus. FIRST EDITION. A tiny smudge to fore-edge. Dustjacket good plus. Sunning to spine. Moderate scuffing to surfaces. Moderate wear to edges, creasing, a .5" closed tear to front panel. Gilt lettering crisply debossed to spine of navy-blue, cloth-covered boards. With sixty-seven black and white cartoons and illustrations. Clean, tight, bright. 332 pp with selected bibliography. A collection of essay's from America's coming of age. Essays on Environment ; Arts ; Work and Play. Illustrations on Environmental Tastes ; Styles of Decoration and Design ; Buildings and values ; An Art is Born : Motion Pictures ; Rebellion in Painting ; Comic Srips and Cartoon Art ; Refinements in Advertising Technique, and ; Patterns of Work and Play.

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CALL OFF YOUR DOGS

La Terre, David Christopher

  • Book condition: Good Plus
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Seattle: Spankstra Press, 2005. Paperback. Good Plus. Altemus, Reed. STAPLEBOUND. Moderate splotching to covers. Clean, bright, solid binding. 40 pp followed by notes on the text. Solid black card covers. A selection of articles which ran in various publications such as Harness, Roar Shock and Slate.

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  • Edition: First Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good Plus, with minor shelfwear.
  • ISBN: 0521291607 / 9780521291606
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New York: Cambridge University Press, 1977. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good Plus, with minor shelfwear.. PSALMS 1-50 bears ISBN: 0521291607; PSALMS 51-100 bears ISBN: 0521291615; PSALMS 101-150 bears ISBN: 0521291623. The authors open with a discussion of content, authorship, and the way the collection came to be put together, followed by a psalm-by-psalm presentation of the N.E.B. texts with commentary stressing the richness and variety of the material within. In addition, the scholars provide an analytical table of the predominant themes and discuss the literary characteristics of Hebrew poetry with special reference to devices such as the acrostic, and examine the problems faced by the N.E.B. translators. All in all, ascholastically sound attempt to balance the spiritual, historical, and literary aspects of this magnificent body of scripture. 243 pp., 236 pp. and 193 pp., respectively. HEAVY. May likely require EXTRA Shipping Charge.

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CAN GRANDE'S CASTLE

Lowell, Amy

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Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1920. Hardcover. Good. FIRST EDITION. REVIEW COPY. No Dustjacket. Withdrawn from a University Library stamp on front pastedown endpaper and top edge. Previous owner's name, in ink, to preliminary endpaper. Acid transfer to free endpapers. Age-tanned. Light wear to extremities. Black lettering on decorative tan title labels to red cloth spine and front of brown boards. Clear plastic cover. Book is solid and clean. 196 pp. Written in "polyphonic prose", these poems are closely related as the author is said to "owe their existence to the war, for I suppose that, had there been no war, I should never have thought of them," (preface).

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  • Book condition: Very Good
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Washington DC: Union PanAmericana, 1950. Paperback. Very Good. Lightly soiled covers and text block edges. Red and black lettering on front of white covers. Clean, bright, solid binding. 127 pp with index. American Popular Songbook : 75 songs of the 21 American republics. Five songs in English include : Dixie, Old Folks at Home, Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child, America the Beautiful and Home on the Range. Other titles include Adelita from Mexico, Ay! Mama Inex from Cuba, La Cumparsita from Uruguay, Cholita from Peru, Guabina Chiquinquirena from Colombia, Imbabura from Equador, Vamos A La Mar from Guatemala and many more.

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  • Book condition: FINE
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Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 1977. Hardcover. FINE. Sauvage, Sylvain. This Easton Press Collector's Edition is bound in dark-grey, genuine leather, with elegant gilt design to boards, gilded page-edges, and endpapers of champagne-colored, silk-moire fabric. The classic hubbed spines of three raised bands have 22K gold accents and there is a permanent satin ribbon page marker. The pages are thread-sewn for strength and durability, have long-lasting, acid-neutral, archival quality paper, and a handsome, readable typeface. Frontispiece by Charles Attebery. 131 pp. Clean, tight, bright. Translated from the French by Richard Aldington. With an Introduction by Paul Morand and illustrated by Sylvain Sauvage. "Candide is a sequence of burlesque, breath-taking catastrophes developed in a long crescendo that gradually dies down and comes to a harmonious close in the rustic setting of a little garden," (introduction).

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THE CARETAKERS

Mathias, Bernard ; Freeman G. Henry (Translated by)

Ontario, Canada: Viking Press, 1988. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. FIRST CANADIAN EDITION. Faint pipe aroma. Dustjacket near fine. Very slight darkening to spin and extremities. Jacket price-clipped. Light grey lettering on burgundy-color spine of grey boards. 221 pp. Nice! Bright, clean, tight. The author "explores the complexities of parent and child relationships," (front flap).

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  • Book condition: Fine
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New York: Magico Magazine, 1984. Paperback. Fine. Red card covers. 18 pp. Staplebound pamphlet.

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THE CARPETBAGGER, A NOVEL (SIGNED)

Read, Opie and Frank Pixley

  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Book condition: VERY GOOD
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Chicago: Laird & Lee, 1899. 1st Edition. Hardcover. VERY GOOD. INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR. Corners lightly bumped. Mild rubbing to edges, moreso to spine caps. Very light shelfwear to boards, some small drip stains (none longer than an inch) and a bit of sunning to spine. Gently cocked spine. Marigold and black lettering to spine and front board with red, black and marigold designs to spine and front board, with lovely double border to front as well. Top edge gilt. Deckled edge. Very clean and tight. With a number of artfully altered illustrations from photographs. 305 pp. Many plays have been made from novels; this is a book made from a play. "The Carpetbagger" originally was written as a four-act comedy. It was performed for thirty weeks during the theatrical season of 1898-9, under the intelligent management of Mr. Tim Murphy, and met with a most flattering reception. There have been so many requests for the preservation of this story in permanent form, that we have been led to publis ... Read more

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  • Book condition: Near Fine
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New York: Magico Magazine, 1983. Paperback. Near Fine. Miniature booklet measuring 3 7/8" x 2 5/8". Card covers. 20 pp.

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CARS OF THE 50'S

Consumer's Guide Editors

New York: Beekman, 1978. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good Minus. Slight lift to rear board. Dustjacket Very Good Minus. Sunning to spine. Light edgewear to jacket. Black and white illustrations. Red boards. 98 pp with model year production chart and sources. Clean, bright, tight. A colorful look at an era marked by some of the most attractive styling the automotive world has ever seen.

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CARTRIDGES OF THE WORLD

Barnes, Frank C. and Ken Warner (Ed.)

Northbrook, Illinois: DBI Books, 1985. Paperback. Very Good. FIFTH EDITION. REVISED. Moderate shelf and edgewear. Small folds to front bottom corners of first few preliminary pages. Small separation to corner of front cover. Light age-tanning to text. Loaded with illustrations. White lettering to spine and illustrated front cover. Clean and solid binding. 416 pp with ballistics tables, index. The book for every shooter, collector and handloader. Complete and authoritative data on rifle and pistol cartridges -- centerfire and rimfire -- shotshells, loads and ammunition components. Fully illustrated general and historical notes on each cartridge...factory and handloading ballistic data...scores of dimensional drawings (front cover).

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THE CASE FILES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES: THE SPECKLED BAND

Roden, Christopher & Roden, B (Eds.)

Ashcroft, British Columbia: Calabash Press, 1997. Paperback. Paul Lowe. Previous owner's classic-looking bookplate present.

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THE CASE FILES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES: THE BLUE CARBUNCLE

Roden, Christopher & Roden, B. (Eds.)

Ashcroft, British Columbia: Calabash, 1999. Paperback. Near Fine. Previous owner's classic-looking bookplate present.

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