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  • Book condition: GOOD PLUS
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London: The General Electric Co. Ltd., 1957. Hardcover. GOOD PLUS. REPRINT. BRITISH. "The object of this cookery book is to assist the housewife to obtain the best results from her G.E.C. electric cooker; it is more than just a collection of recipes." Before the recipes there are diagrams for Parts of the Cooker, instructions on Cleaning the Cooker, Operating the Cooker, and Handy Measures, also a comparison of British versus American measurements. 102 pp with index. Light tanning to endpapers, rubbing to board edges, lower corners lightly bumped, upper corners moreso. A very small amount of soiling and scuffing to boards, a few dog-earred pages. Previous owner made a note on the back cover. A fabulous sewn-in bookmark, many wonderful photographs, a full color illustration to centerfold. Great standard recipes. Quite clean for being a cookbook. Solid binding.

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  • Book condition: Very Good
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Honolulu, Hawaii: I. Wong, 1966. Paperback. Very Good. SEVENTH PRINTING. Spiral bound. Covers look lovingly used. Creased corners, worn edges. Lightly soiled and scuffed surfaces. Former price tag to rear cover. Black and yellow lettering and illustration to front of orange covers. Clean, bright, solid spiral binding. Front index. 151 pp with glossary. Authentic and original recipes. Everything from elaborate dishes to down-to-earth recipes, from 'Abalone soup' to 'How to prepare spicy salt.' Included are sample menus and basic hints for Chinese cooking.

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GAMBLERS ALL

Sergeant, Philip W.

  • Edition: FIRST EDITION (NAP)
  • Book condition: FAIR
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London: Hutchinson and Co., 1931. FIRST EDITION (NAP). HARDCOVER. FAIR. Hardback (8vo) in maroon cloth; 244 pages; with frontispiece and 7 other illustrations; ex-library copy; binding reinforced, slightly cocked. Text unmarked. Mini biographies of gamblers, villains, rapists, etc.

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  • Edition: STATED FIRST EDITION
  • Book condition: NEAR FINE IN FINE DUST JACKET
  • ISBN: 0312104685 / 9780312104689
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NEW YORK: St. Martin's Press. STATED FIRST EDITION. Hardcover. NEAR FINE IN FINE DUST JACKET. Judith A Stagnitto. Tiny bump bottom of front board. Previous owner's classic-looking bookplate to front free endpaper

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THE GAME OF LIBERTY

Oppenheim, E. Phillips

  • Book condition: Good Plus
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London: Cassell and Company, 1926. Hardcover. Good Plus. SECOND IMPRESSION OF POPULAR EDITION. Previous owner's name to front endpapers. Acid transfer to endpapers. Age-tanned. Corners bumped. Spine caps creased. Spine lean. Black lettering debossed to spine, black illustration to front of pine-green, cloth-covered boards. Clean. 313 pp. An Amiable Charlatan is titled The Game of Liberty in England. Oppenheim's pen name was Anthony Partridge.

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  • Book condition: Near Fine
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New York: W. W. Norton, 1969. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. FIRST EDITION. Rear bottom corner lightly nudged. Very Good dustjacket. Price-clipped. Sunning to spine and extremities. Scuffing to surfaces. A couple of small tears to jacket edges. Gilt lettering debossed to spine of navy-blue, cloth-covered boards. Clean, tight, bright. 474 pp with appendices, notes and index. The author delves into "great detail a relatively little-known event in Gandhi's middle years, namely, his assumption of leadership in a strike of textile workers in the city of Ahmedabad in 1918. Erikson explains Gandhi's method of concentrating on local grievances of high symbolic value as a way of mobilizing the Indian masses both spiritually and politically -- a method that distinguished Gandhi from the charismatic figures (Lenin, Wilson) of the post-World War I period," (front flap).

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THE GARMENT OF PRAISE : THE NECESSITY FOR POETRY

Chilton, Eleanor Carroll and Herbert Agar

  • Book condition: Very Good Plus
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New York: Doubleday, Doran , 1929. Hardcover. Very Good Plus. FIRST EDITION. Top Edge Gilt. No dustjacket. Cracked spine, still tight. Lightly age-tanned. Fore-edges untrimmed. Mild shelfwear with two white scrapes, 1.25" and .5", to front board. Corners lightly nudged. Spine caps gently folded under. Gilt lettering debossed on tan background to spine of black cloth-covered boards. HEAVY may require extra shipping. Clean, and bright. 401 pp with indices. This book shows what poetry seeks to accomplish, by illustrating this from the history of English poetry, and by suggesting that in spite of its present short-comings poetry may prove as valuable in the future as it has proved in the past. Written in three parts : The Nature of Poetry ; English Poetry and English History ; Poetry and the World To-Day.

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Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, 1978. Hardcover. Good Plus. Mild speckling to top and fore edges. Tiny bumps to three corners. DJ good. Light sunning to DJ spine, edge and shelf wear to DJ with a 1" closed tear to front panel at spine. Light occasional pencilled marginalia and bracketing to first half of book. Gilt lettering to spine, midnight blue cloth-covered boards. Solid binding. 416 pp with glossary of proper names. "Reveals both the full stature of the poem and the significant achievement of the poet. Indeed, Doane's creative and scrupulous work calls for botha rereading and a reassessment of Genesis A among all scholars in the field," (front flap). Discusses traditions and aspirations, the poet's goals and difficulties he overcame, the historical and aesthetical context among other Old English poetry, and more.

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New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1996. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. FINE. Slight shelfwear to DJ. Gilt lettering to spine, deep green boards. Very clean, bright, tight. 324 pp with references and index. "Alter's translation recovers the meanings, literary strategies, and eloquence of the ancient Hebrew and conveys them in striking literary English. The result is a Genesis with the continuity of theme and motif of a wholly conceived and fully realized book. It is enhanced by Alter's insightful, fully informed commentary, which illuminates the book in many dimensions," (from rear flap).

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Garden City: Militar Book Club, 2002. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good Plus. "In this brilliant analysis of the traditional German military structure, first published in 1977, Dupuy presents the case that the key to German success in war lies... in the development and implementation of a unique, creative General Staff system which, by its very design and professionalism, was able to institutionalize excellence." 362 pp with appendices, bibliography, and index. Light wear to extremities, light creasing to book spine. Previous owner's stamp to FFEP. Silver lettering to spine, grayblue boards. Interesting maps and illustrations of military leaders. Clean, tight, bright.

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THE GENTLE GIANT

Yeates, Fred

  • Book condition: Very Good
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San Francisco: Bank of America, 1954. Hardcover. Very Good. FIRST EDITION. 8 vo. Previous owner's name to front paste-down endpaper. Light sunning to spine. Mild shelfwear to extremities. Gilt lettering debossed on spine and front of lilac-colored boards. Portrait of A. P. Giannini by Stefan Norblin on frontispiece. Deckle edges. 80 pp. Clean, tight, bright. Presentation Edition commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of the founding of Bank of America.

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GEOLOGY OF PETROLEUM (A SERIES OF GEOLOGY TEXTS, VOLUME 33)

Levorsen, A. I., James Gilluly and A. O. Woodford (Eds.)

  • Book condition: Good
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San Francisco: W. H. Freeman and Company, 1956. Hardcover. Good. Previous owner's name to FPDEP. Mildly cocked. Hinges starting. Moderate scuffing and edgewear to boards, corners bumped and worn through. A tiny hole the size of a pin head goes from the rear board through the book to page 367. Numerous table, charts and figures. Silver metallic lettering to black rectangle box on spine and front board. Tan and rust cloth-covered boards. Map of Sedimentary Basins of the Eastern Hemisphere and Western Henisphere to front endpapers. 703 pp. with reference notes, appendix, and index. Clean, bright. Written in five parts : Introduction, The Reservoir, The Petroleum Pool, The Geologic History of Petroleum, and Applications. "This book is intended primarily for students who have had the basic courses in geology, and also for petroleum geologists who are actively exploring for oil and gas pools," (preface).

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  • Book condition: Very Good Minus
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Scranton: International Textbook Company, 1904. Hardcover. Very Good Minus. BOUND IN BROWN 3/4 PEBBLED MOROCCO (GOAT) LEATHER. Gilt lettering debossed on spine. Tidelines affecting edges of endpapers, only. Moderately scuffed and worn boards and edges. Majority to rear board. A .5" chip to leather of top spine cap. Corners worn and nudged. Lightly age-tanned. Very detailed figures, plates, fold-outs, charts. Detailed illustrated endpapers. Clean and solid. Pages are numbered by sections. Approx. 600 pp with index, ix --xiv. A series of textbooks prepard for the students of the International Correspondence Schools and containing in permanent form the instruction papers, examination questions, and keys used in their various courses. This volume covers all aspects of architectural drawing.

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GEORGE JOHANSON DRAWINGS

Johnson, Barry (essay by) ; Tommy Gifffin (curated by)

Eugene: University of Oregon Museum of Art, 1989. Paperback. Near Fine. Normark, Don ; Aaron Johanson. SIGNED by artist to title page. White lettering to front of glossy black and white illustrated cover. With forty-one of Johanson's black and white drawings plus other photographs. Clean, bright, tight. 52 pp with biography. "This exhibition was produced in recognition of the remarkable depth and breadth of the drawings of George Johanson. Each piece is an honest and energetic document of the artist's interpretation of the subject at hand, and the process of seeing and rendering the visual elements of the image," (preface).

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GEORGE TOOKER

Garver, Thomas H.

Petaluna, California: Pomegranate, 1992. Paperback. New, Still/Shrinkwrap. NEW. STILL IN PUBLISHER'S SHRINKWRAP. Contains over 150 paintings by George Tooker. Catalog number A633. Book measures 10 x 11". 164 pp. George Tooker was an American figurative painter whose works are associated with the Magic realism and Social realism movements. His haunting psychological landscapes explored the human condition. He was one of nine recipients of the National Medal of Arts in 2007.

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  • Book condition: VERY GOOD PLUS
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New York: Private Publisher, (1915). Leather_bound. VERY GOOD PLUS. Light wear to extremities. Previous owner's name to front free endpaper. Portrait of George Westinghouse on frontis with tissue guard and p 22. Gilt lettering on front of black leather boards. 6 x 4.5". Possible place and date of unknown publisher. 32 pp. Clean, tight. A brief history of the life of George Westinghouse, inventor and engineer.

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Bloomington, IN: New Line Books, 2006. Hardcover. NEAR FINE in Near Fine Dustjacket. Crisp and clean. Glossy boards with matching dustjacket. White lettering on spine, black lettering on front. 70 full-color paintings, black and white photographs by Alfred Stieglitz, Myron Wood and others. 128 pp with index. Clean, bright, tight. "Georgia O'Keeffe presents an overview of the life and work of the greatest American woman artist of the modern age," (rear cover). HEAVY. May likely require EXTRA Shipping Charge.

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GESENIUS' HEBREW GRAMMAR

Gesenius, W., E. Kautzsch and A. E. Cowley

New York: Oxford University Press, 1988. Second Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. NINTEENTH PRINTING. Translated by A.E. Cowley. With a facsimile of the Siloam Inscription by J. Euting. Fold-out Table of Alphabets by M. Lidzbarski. Slight wrinkle to spine of mylar jacket. Navy boards and spine. Gilt debossed lettering to spine and board. 616 pp. with indices. Clean, tight, bright. One of the most comprehensive books on the Hebrew language, it covers all aspects, including word roots and derivatives, prefixes and suffixes, syntax and pronunciation. Filled with features, like historical background on the Hebrew language and grammar.

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  • Book condition: Very Good
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1913. Hardcover. Very Good. Corners lightly nudged and worn. Spinecaps softly worn. Age-tanned. Dark spots to last few pages. Front hinge just starting. Mylar plastic cover. Gilt lettering debossed to spine and front of navy-blue, cloth-covered boards. Three in-blind framed crest impressions to front board. Frontispiece illustration by Sidney H. Riesenberg with tissue guard. Three additional illustrations by Frederic Dorr Steele, C. E.. Chambers, and F. Walter Taylor. Clean and tight. 190 pp. Stories of The Battle of Gettysburg, The Civil War and the men reliving it.

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  • Book condition: Very Good Plus
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New York: Roy, 1964. Hardcover. Very Good Plus/Very Good. Ambler, C. Gifford. REPRINT. Previous owner's name to RFEP. Gentle spine lean. Page 57 loose from binding but present. Tape residue strips to front and rear board edges, affecting front and rear free endpapers. Mild shelf/edgewear to extremities. Dustjacket very good. No tears but bits of tape residue and light discoloration to jacket folds. Now mylar protected. Seven black and white illustrations. 191 pp. Clean, tight, bright. The story of the black stallion with many names. He was called Pahute by the mustangers, others called him "The Ghost", the Apache called him "Horse of the west Wind". "He was steel-blue in coloring, with flint-like eyes, and a mane and tail of silver. He was truly a horse of the darkness, and haunted the Badlands for many years.....," (front flap). See related listing by this author, "CHECOBA : STALLION OF THE COMANCHE" (pictured)

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