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1

I AM ! SAYS THE LAMB

Roethke, Theodore

  • Edition: Early Printing
  • Book condition: Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket
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Garden City, New York: Doubleday and Company, 1961. Early Printing. Hardcover. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. Robert Leydenfrost. Editors added this explanatory phrase by way of subtitle, to front cover only: "A joyous book of sense and nonsense verse". Two sections - Roethke's "Nonsense Poems" and his "Greenhouse Poems". 8vo (8.50" x 5.75") Yellow and grey boards with blue graphic to front board of jumping lamb. A bit of light staining to front board, nudge to lower front corner, and slightly larger bump to lower rear corner. Blue and white DJ with lovely, whimsical lambs leaping amongst yellow flowers, with just a bit of shelfwear to jacket. Contains Roethke's marvelous and often-limericky verse, as well as his magnificent "My Papa's Waltz", and others.

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  • Book condition: Very Good
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Springfield: Charles C. Thomas, 1997. comb . Very Good. 211 pages, index. Flexible illustrated card covers in comb bindng. Quarto. Ex-library copy with library markings to front endpaper, otherwise clean, no marks. No chips to comb binding or tears to cover Author spent thirteen years teaching lip reading. "Lessons, guidelines, and teaching aids are presented in a step-by-step format and are ready to use." [Rear cover blurb].

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THE I CHING WORKBOOK

Wing, R. L.

New York: Doubleday, 1979. Paperback. VERY GOOD. IVORY COMB BINDING. Occasional notations both in pen and pencil. Light shelfwear to extremities. Black lettering on comb binding and front of illustrated, white cover. Illustrated. Exercises. Bright, solid binding. 180 pp. Literally, The Book of Changes. This book contains a divination system comparable to Western geomancy or the West African If· system ; in Western cultures and modern East Asia, it is still widely used for this purpose.

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4
  • Edition: First Thus
  • Book condition: VERY GOOD in Very Good Minus Dustjacket
  • ISBN: 0816160554 / 9780816160556
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Boston: G. K. Hall & Co., 1972. First Thus. Hardcover. VERY GOOD in Very Good Minus Dustjacket. 345 pp. Slightly bumped lower corners, traces of a light residue along top edges of book boards and DJ plastic cover. Light sunning to DJ spine, mild shelfwear to DJ. Silver lettering to spine, jade green boards. Unmarked text, tight, bright. LARGE PRINT EDITION. ASSOCIATION COPY. INSCRIBED by author to dedicatee, George T. Keating. "The absorbing story of a man who succeeds honestly as a lawyer and a politician in the scramble of metropolitan society only to succumb to temptation at the height of his career. Tony Lowder's story is a modern study both of guilt and expiation and of the relationships between the inner and surface man to the people around him," (from front flap).

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  • Edition: Reprint
  • Book condition: Near Fine in Very Good Dustjacket
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New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1960. Reprint. Hardcover. Near Fine in Very Good Dustjacket. Earlier printing (with $3.75 price still intact) of what was to become an American cookbook classic includes more than 180 "quick and easy" recipes by Peg Bracken, along with a generous serving of household hints, served with humor and accompanied by Hilary Knight's delightful illustrations. ". . . 176 pp. Light scuffs to DJ which has archival Brodart cover. Previous owner's inscription to Front Free Endpaper. No other marks. Pages very lightly tanned. Long before the microwave became a fixture of every home, "The I Hate to Cook Book" was creating a quiet revolution in millions of kitchens in the United States and abroad. Three years before Betty Friedan touched off the modern women's movement with "The Femine Mystique", Ms. Bracken offered at least a taste of liberation - from the oven, the broiler and the stove. . . ." "Some women, it is said, like to cook, ... Read more

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New York: Farrar , Straus and Giroux, 1979. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. FIRST EDITION. Faint tobacco aroma. Top and fore-edges lightly tanned. Dustjacket near fine. Tip of jacket top edge stained. Light scuffing to jacket now Mylar protected. Silver lettering debossed to maroon, cloth-covered spine of taupe-colored boards. Black and white photographs. Clean, bright, tight. 398 pp with sources, notes, bibliography and index. While Mayakovsky has been glorified as the official state poet, it has not always been so. This biography details his personal life and explains why he was the opposite of the ideal Soviet man.

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  • Book condition: VERY GOOD PLUS
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Washington DC: Sovereign Grand Lodge, 1904. Hardcover. VERY GOOD PLUS. Moderate shelfwear to boards. Edges scuffed up a bit. Two tiny bumps to rear corners. A .75 x 5" open chip to upper spine. Gilt lettering to spine of maroon, cloth-covered boards. In-blind debossed ruled borders to boards including the I.O.O F. triple links to centers. 298 pp. Chapters on Ceremonies ; Forms ; Tract of the Order ; Trials.

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  • Edition: Stated First Edition
  • Book condition: VERY GOOD PLUS IN VERY GOOD PLUS DUST JACKET
  • ISBN: 0525130853 / 9780525130857
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New York: Dutton, 1977. Stated First Edition. Hardcover. VERY GOOD PLUS IN VERY GOOD PLUS DUST JACKET. A little minor color loss (shelfwear) to board corners and a little very light wear to dj. Previous owner's classic-looking bookplate to front free endpaper.

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  • Book condition: NEAR FINE
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MELBOURNE: ART & TEXT PUBLICATIONS, 1988. Paperback. NEAR FINE . A bit of spotting to bottom edge. Measures: Measures 7" x 4.5". 55 pp. The author writes: "...Culture, once it becomes aligned with capital, follows the statistical curves of the various economic and political laws of averages, where the new paradigms of cultural reality are those of marketing and paramutual betting..."

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ICONS OF LOSS : THE ART OF SAMUEL BAK

Bak, Samuel, Destiny M. Barletta and Justine H. Choi (Eds).

  • Book condition: Near Fine
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Boston: Pucker Art Publications, 2009. Paperback. Near Fine. Price sticker to rear cover. Deep amber lettering to front of illustrated cover. "Elegy" illustrated to front cover. "Abraham's Backyard" to back cover. Includes over 50 full-color illustrations. Very clean, bright, and solidly bound. 34 pp. Florida Holocaust Museum, 1 November 2009 through 25 April 2010. Paintings within this catalog are devoted to that of a single photograph from a Nazi album and a sixteenth-century engraving by Albrecht Dürer. Samuel Bak was born in 1933, in Vilna, Poland and a Holocaust survivor.

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Aylesbury Bucks, U. K.: Shire Publications, 1989. Paperback. Fine. REPRINT. White lettering and illustration of lace on black covers. Numerous photographs. 160 pp with glossary, bibliography and index. Clean, bright, solid. This volume explains the intricacies of identifying a piece of lace, listing and illustrating the points to lok for in each lace. It covers the whole range of lace from all parts of the world, selecting for examination those major types which the collector or dealer is most likely to come across or hear about.

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  • Book condition: NEAR FINE in Very Good Dustjacket
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New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1948. Hardcover. NEAR FINE in Very Good Dustjacket. Previous owner's name to FFEP. Very mild edgewear to boards. A tiny dent to rear upper board near spine. Bottom spine cap gently folded under. Occasional faint indentations, from what looks to be a small paperclip, to upper pages. Dustjacket very good. Sunning to jacket spine. A .75 x .5" sticker ghost to upper rear jacket panel. A .25" closed tear to front upper panel edge. Gilt lettering crisply debossed to spine. Black buckram covered boards. Very clean, tight, bright. Mylar protective cover to jacket. 318 pp. with bibliography, index of names, and index of subjects. A new volume in the International Library of the Psychology, Philosophy, and Scientific Method. General editor, C. K. Ogden. Preface by Louis Wirth. Translated from the German by Louis Wirth and Edward Shils. "In sharp contrast with contemporary literature which has talked about the "decline," "the c ... Read more

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St. Louis, Missouri: Polinym Press, 1988. Hardcover. NEAR FINE in Near Fine Dustjacket. SIGNED. Spine slumped in a bit. Dustjacket near fine. Very faint sunning to jacket spine. Gilt lettering debossed to spine of navy blue cloth-covered boards. Clean, tight, bright. 461 pp with appendices and index. "If We Can Keep A Severed Head Alive . . . describes, in clear and straightforward English, one of the most important yet shocking developments in the history of medicine. All of the necessary components are now available, and it is technically feasible to keep a severed head alive and conscious on blood-processing equipment," (front flap). "A truly remarkable statement on the interactions between science and society, this book is a startling and provocative contribution from an original and independent thinker," (rear flap).

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Piney Creek, North Carolina: Myst of the Oracle Corporation, 2006. Hardcover. NEAR FINE in Near Fine Dustjacket. FIRST EDITION. SIGNED BY BOTH AUTHORS to preliminary page. Gilt lettering debossed to spine of deep-orchid colored boards. Dustjacket very good. Mylar protected. Color photographs. 229 pp. Clean, tight, bright. A Gnome's Story" is a present-day first-hand account of life with the Nature Spirits. The tale shares the learning process and suggests how you too can perceive the Kingdoms of Nature...

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  • Edition: FIRST EDITION
  • Book condition: NEAR FINE IN NEAR FINE DUSTJACKET
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Milan, Italy: Bramante Editrice, 1970. FIRST EDITION. Hardcover. NEAR FINE IN NEAR FINE DUSTJACKET. Oversized hardback (4to) in brown cloth; 563 color and B&W plates; text in Italian. Clean, square, unmarked. DJ in protective mylar. HEAVY. May likely require EXTRA shipping.

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  • Book condition: Very Good Plus
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Chicago: Columbia Educational Books, Inc., 1941. Paperback. Very Good Plus. SOFT COVER. All edges gilt. Light shelfwear. Soft edges folded and lightly worn. Gilt lettering on spine (filled in with red) and front of black faux-leather binding. Black moire-like free endpapers. Full color reproductions of paintings by Dean Cornwell. Chapter thumb-tabs. Over 1100 pp with concordance, lives of noted Bible characters, tables, maps and folded colored family record, chronology, index. Clean and solid. "The Indexed Bible is to help make the Bible its own interpreter and to deal with facts instead of opinions," (preface). "The many reproductions of paintings and etchings in this edition . . . have been included not only to let the reader thrill to the religious experience of the artists, but also to give concrete illustration to portions of the text, and to depict the scenes, customs, and costumes of the Holy Land through which Christ moved," (copyright page).

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ILLUSTRATIONS OF REGIONAL ANATOMY, SECTION V, THORAX

Jamieson, E. B. ; Robert Walmsley and T. R. Murphy (revised by)

  • Book condition: Very Good
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Edinburgh: E. & S. Livingstone, 1946. Paperback. Very Good. SIXTH EDITION. ASTONISHINGLY BRILLIANT COLOR ILLUSTRATIONS. Loose-leaf binding. Previous owner's name to front cover. Small hole rubbed to front cover due to binding hardware. Cover extremities are moderately darkened from use. Notations to three pages. Dark green lettering to lighter green card covers. With 32 illustrations. Bright and solid. 32 pp. One page from Section II, Head and Neck, to rear of book. This is Section V, only, of a VII section series.

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THE ILLUSTRATED ENCYCLOPEDIA OF PISTOLS, REVOLVERS AND SUBMACHINE GUNS

Fowler, Will, Anthony North and Charles Stronge

East Bridgewater, MA: World Publications Group, 2011. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. HEAVY. Very slight wear to DJ extremities. Glossy full color illustrated boards, pictorial endpapers. Very clean, tight, bright. 256 pp with glossary, index and picture credits. "A visual historical references to over 500 military, law enforcement and antique firearms from around the world. Includes a fascinating history of small arms from the 14th century to the present day, comprehensive directories of small arms, full technical specifications and is illustrated with more than 550 photographs and artworks."

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ILLUSTRATED KODOKAN JUDO

Kodansha International

  • Book condition: VERY GOOD in Fair Dustjacket
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Tokyo: Dainippon Yubenkai Kodansha, 1955. Hardcover. VERY GOOD in Fair Dustjacket. Previous owner's name multiple times to FPDEP. Faint mustiness. Slight wave to top edge of text block. and PDEP's. Light fading 1" into spine from caps. A 2.5" acid transfer strip down length of FFEP and a tiny bit around edges of RFEP. Two tiny dimples to center of rear board. Dustjacket fair. Chipped, open tears, now mylar protected. Red, white and black letteriing to illustrated jacket front. Gilt debossed lettering to spine and front of pine green cloth-covered boards. Abundantly illustrated with black and white photographs. Three instructional plates preceding contents page. List of erratum tipped in at FFEP. 286 pp. with appendices, and guide to the Kodokan. Clean, tight. Preface by Risei Kano, President of Kodokan. Chapters include : History of the Kodokan Judo, Principles and Aims, Training and Necessary Equipment, Basic Movements, Classification of Techniques, Explanation of the & ... Read more

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  • Book condition: GOOD
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Germany: Berlag De Bibliographifchen Inst., 1865. Hardcover. GOOD. IN GERMAN. HEAVY. Cocked. Heavily scuffed leather covers. Corners bumped, edges worn through. Age-tanning to text. There are a couple of loose pages inserted within the text. Illustrated. In nice shape for a book of this age and size. 901 pp. Alfred Brehm was a German zoologist, natural history illustrator and writer. Brehm's Tierleben or English title : Brehm's Life of Animals is a reference book which made the author famous around the world. Outstanding illustrations in this volume also by F. F. Zimmermann, R. Illner, Robert Kretschmer and others. HEAVY. May likely require EXTRA Shipping Charge.

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