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The Pacific Basin

Wood, Gordon L

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London: Oxford at the Clarendon Press, 1930. Hardbound . BINDING/CONDITION: navy blue cloth with gilt spine text; a Good book, no dust jacket. Well illustrated in black and white. Following taken from the author's foreword (1929): ''Like one of its own typhoons, a great change is sweeping across the Pacific Basin. The old order of hermit counties and uninhabited islands has gone for ever. The new régime of competition, by placing a premium on utility, has forced these islands into the world economy. Competition, however, means rivalry; and all round the Pacific the nations are regarding one another with suspicion. East and west of the great ocean are English speaking peoples who, though obsessed by the problems of their own settlement, are conscious of duties to native races for whose welfare they consider themselves responsible. For the English speaking peoples and the native races alike peaceful development of the whole Basin depends upon knowledge of the characteristics of the regions within it, its natur ... Read more

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  • Edition: 1st Edition
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Caldwell, Idaho: Caxton Printers, 1969. Hardbound . 1st Edition. BINDING/CONDITION: bright orange cloth; a sturdy reinforced binding; owner's gift note, otherwise a Very Good+ book, with a Good+ dust jacket; the dust jacket is not price clipped. Well illustrated with b&w photographs, maps, and drawings; also includes a few color photos. The author tells of skin diving for abalone and cabezon in Monterey Bay, salmon fishing in British Columbia, heading offshore for albacore, fighting a steelhead in the tidal waters of a coastal river, and jigging for tomcod and halibut in the Gulf of Alaska and the Bering Sea. In addition to being a sports fishing guide, this presents the story of the North Pacific itself, its historical background, weather, marine attractions, about pleasure cruising among the island waterways, the harbors and 'dog holes' of this part of the world's largest ocean. 4to (11.25 inches tall) 283 pages. color photographic endpapers.

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Pack Rat: A Metaphoric Phantasy

Kelley, Francis Clement

  • Edition: 3rd Printing
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Bruce Publishing Company, 1942. Hardbound . 3rd Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: beige cloth with dark burgundy, top edge color matches the burgundy; a Very Good book, with a Good+ dust jacket; the dust jacket is not price clipped. The dust jacket artist is not credited, small initial ''M'' at lower right; initial is outlined in a small rectangle. 8vo (8 inches tall) 146 pages.

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Pack Up the Moon

Kelly, Mary Anne

  • Edition: 1st Printing
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New York: Thomas Dunne Books / St Martin's Press, December, 2006. Hardbound . 1st Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: black boards; a Fine book, with a Fine dust jacket; publisher's price on the jacket flap is intact. Dust jacket design by Steve Snider. 8vo (about 8.5 inches tall) 323 pages.

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  • Edition: 1st U.S. Edition, 1st Printing
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Indianapolis, Indiana: Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1976. Hardbound . 1st U.S. Edition, 1st Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: purple binding; the endpapers have darkened slightly where they were in contact with the flaps, otherwise a Near Fine book, with a Very Good+ dust jacket; publisher's price on the jacket flap is intact. Dust jacket design and photograph by Fredrick Samperi. A novel of suspense and humor featuring the Honourable Constance Morrison-Burke. During a tour of factories and research labs in Russia, one of the group, ''the pulchritudinous Penelope Clough-Cooper'', is attacked no fewer than six times. The Hon. Con insists upon protecting Clough-Cooper day and night, much to the latter's dismay. In spite of her Jovian ways, the Hon. Con cannot prevent a murder that was bound to happen. Then she must show Superintendent Mellors that the least-likely victim was murdered by the most-likely villain. In addition to the mystery novels featuring the Hon. Con, Joyce Porter also created the characters of Eddie Bro ... Read more

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Paco's Story

Heinemann, Larry

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New York: Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1986. Hardbound . 1st Edition. BINDING/CONDITION: light red boards with black cloth at the spine; a Fine book, with a Fine dust jacket; publisher's price on the jacket flap is intact. Dust jacket by Paul Bacon. This was the author's second novel, following Close Quarters. Larry Heinemann served a tour of duty with the 25th Division in Vietnam as a combat infantryman. Following is taken from the publisher's blurb: ''This is a workingman's tale, a vivid reminder that the young blue-collar men of this country bore the deadly brunt of the long and unhappy Vietnam War.'' 8vo (about 9.25 inches tall) 209 pages.

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Germany: Kierdorf, 1992. Hardbound . BINDING/CONDITION: pictorial boards; there's a very faint stain on the fore-edge of the text block, otherwise in Very Good condition; no dust jacket. Well illustrated in black and white and color. The publisher's blurb reads: ''An authoritative book on a breed that is truly an American treasure, the American Paint Horse. Meet old-time greats like Painted Joe and Calamity Jane, prominent breeders, foundation sires and dams. Learn about the fascinating subject of color genetics and the outstanding achievements of modern-day Paint Horses.'' (remember this written in 1992). In the foreword, Ed Roberts states, ''The American Paint Horse has come a long way. A beautiful and useful breed, Paints have grown to be a vital part of the light horse industry throughout the world. Mr. Oelke's delightful book is a valuable record of this great breed's progress.'' about 9.75 inches tall by 7 inches wide 192 pages. References.

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  • Edition: 2nd Printing, this edition
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Cincinnati, Ohio: North Light, 1998. Hardbound . 2nd Printing, this edition. BINDING/CONDITION: dark green cloth; light corner wear, otherwise a Near Fine book, with a Near Fine dust jacket; publisher's price on the jacket flap is intact. Profusely illustrated with color photographs and instructional drawings. All the practical aspects of painting murals -- materials and equipment, preparing the surface, choosing a subject and style, and how to transfer your design -- are covered in the first part of the book. This section is followed by eight special projects taken from design to completion. For the keen amateur artist who has little or no technical skill, there are numerous demonstrations and ideas for less ambitious murals, such as flat, decorative themes, a fun project for the nursery and a surreal mural for the bathroom. Other projects cover spatial illusion, a mural for the garden, projects for smaller more manageable areas, plus a section on paint effects. At the end of each project you will also find ... Read more

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  • Edition: 2nd Printing
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New Haven: Yale University Press, 2000. Hardbound . 2nd Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: dark navy boards with gilt spine text; a nicely made volume, printed entirely on lightly coated stock, yielding clear text and illustrations, one slight bump the spine, otherwise a Near Fine book, with a Near Fine dust jacket. Features 166 color illustrations. From the jacket blurb: ''Author John Drury points out the religious meanings in paintings that range from works by Piero della Francesca to those by Velazquez. In each case he views the whole picture -- its composition, colour, drawing, figures and even architecture -- and shows how it creates a religious image that addresses the spectator as a spiritual human being. Drury also provides a historical context for the works, comparing our perception with the perception of, for example, the medieval monarch or renaissance merchant who first commissioned the work.'' about 10 inches tall by 7 inches wide 201 pages. Bibliography, index. Light olive endpapers.

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  • Edition: 1st Printing
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Cincinnati, Ohio: North Light, 1998. Hardbound . 1st Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: blue boards; a Fine book, with a Fine dust jacket. Profusely illustrated in color. Features 20 step by step demonstrations, including eight complete painting demonstrations. Learn which colors to blend to create realistic skin ones, hair and shadow areas. about 11.25 inches tall by 8.75 inches wide 128 pages. Index.

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  • Edition: 2nd Printing
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Cincinnati, Ohio: North Light, 1993. Hardbound . 2nd Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: blue boards; a Near Fine book, with a Near Fine dust jacket. Profusely illustrated (features 240 color illustrations). Dozens of brief demonstrations. Learn how to arrange the set-up; choose a color scheme and use lighting. Learn to use various brushstrokes to create the shapes of nine different flower types. Includes an entire section on roses showing how to paint all varieties, including perfect roses, open pink roses, and roses combined with unusual objects. A section on painting flowers outdoors include demonstrations on reducing your subject to a manageable size and handling the extreme light contrasts found outdoors Originally published in 1992. about 11.25 inches tall by 8.75 inches wide 136 pages. Index. Pink endpapers.

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Paisanos: A Folklore Miscellany

Abernethy, Francis Edward (editor)

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Austin, Texas: Encino Press, 1978. Hardbound . 1st Edition, so stated. BINDING/CONDITION: light yellow cloth; a Near Fine book, with a Near Fine dust jacket; the jacket is not price clipped. This is volume number XLI from the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society. Illustrated with black and white drawings by Linda Miller Roach; also includes black and white photo illustrations. A collection of folklore miscellany -- primarily Texas folklore. The anthology begins with J Frank Dobie's article on Paisanos (roadrunners) which the Folklore Society first published in 1954. 8vo (about 9.25 inches tall) 180 pages.

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Pajarito Plateau and Its Ancient People; 2nd Edition, Revised

Hewett, Edgar L; revised by Bertha P Dutton

  • Edition: 2nd Edition, Revised
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Albuquerque, New Mexico: University of New Mexico Press, 1953. Hardbound . 2nd Edition, Revised. BINDING/CONDITION: dark rust colored cloth; EX-Library copy, with all the usual markings, the spine is badly slanted; other than the library markings, which are plentiful, the text is unmarked; strictly a reading copy; the jacket has good color, only moderate edgewear, but is reinforced with clear tape on the reverse side, and is missing the front flap; still quite attractive, but graded Poor. Chapter caps for the four sections headings; not credited, but quite handsome. The panoramic jacket art is by Native American artist Velino Shije Herrera (Ma Pe Wi). Ma Pe Wi (meaning Oriole), was of the Zia Pueblo. Features 84 figure illustrations, plus a section of black and white plates ( XV numbered plates, printed double sided). Figure illustration numbers 51 and 52 are shown on a large fold-out. These both relate to El Rito de los Frijoles; the top illustration shows an outline map of the entire Northern Cliff; the ... Read more

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Pancho Villa

Lansford, William Douglas

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Los Angeles: Sherbourne Press, 1965. Hardbound . 1st Edition, so stated. BINDING/CONDITION: light red cloth; the top edge tint is an indeterminate dark shade; a Fine book, with a Fine dust jacket; publisher's price on the jacket flap is intact. Includes two sections of black and white photo plates. From the jacket blurb: ''The purpose of this book is to explore the legend of Pancho Villa and to extract from it a real, breathing, flesh and blood man -- a man of a thousand moods, a saint and a sinner -- but most of all, human. From heretofore untapped first hand sources there emerges a probing portrait of a poverty-stricken peasant who could raise vast armies literally out of the earth! A lusty solder who created an international incident by kidnapping a French girl to be his wife! A desperate outlaw who was chased by over 20,000 American soldiers, was never caught, yet at times could have reached out and touched his pursuers! Equally fascinating is the story of Villa's famous butcher Fierro. Fierro's sabre an ... Read more

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Panthers' Moon

Canning, Victor

  • Edition: 2nd Printing
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New York: M S Mill Co / William Morrow, April, 1948. Hardbound . 2nd Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: red paper covered boards; owner's name and date, rubbed at the bottom corners and the spine extremities, otherwise the book is Very Good, with a Good+ dust jacket; the dust jacket is not price clipped. Dust jacket art by Charles Lofgren. An adventure novel with a mysterious woman, escaped panthers in the Swiss Alps, and a dangerous secret. This second printing was in the same month as the first printing (April, 1948). 8vo (about 8 inches tall) 246 pages.

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New York: Funk & Wagnalls, 1960. Hardbound . BINDING/CONDITION: wine colored cloth; owner's name and address on the front endpaper, otherwise a Very Good book, with a Good dust jacket; publisher's price on the jacket flap is intact. Dust jacket design by David Lunn. From the jacket blurb: ''This is addressed to the average reader who seeks to learn more about the cardinals, past and present. The book examines both Church development and pertinent historical events as they influenced and were influenced b cardinals as a group and as individuals.'' 8vo (about 8.5 inches tall) 369 pages. Bibliography, index.

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  • Edition: 2nd Printing
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Santa Cruz, California: Paperweight Press, 1978. Hardbound . 2nd Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: paper covered boards; bookplate, otherwise a Very Good book, with a Near Fine dust jacket. Features include: over 225 paperweights illustrated in color; more than 200 black and white illustrations including over 100 close-up details such as individual signatures, dates, silhouettes, and geometric canes; background information on antique and contemporary paperweight factories and individual artists working in the French style; new information on millefiori cane identification. 4to (about 11'' to 12.5'' tall) 171 pages. Glossary, bibliography, index. Illustrated endpapers.

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Paperwork: Enhancing Your Home with Papier-Mache

Elliot, Marion; photography by David Parmiter

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London: Southwater, 2003. Oversize paperback . BINDING/CONDITION: a quality paperback with flaps; a Very Good book. Lavishly illustrated with color photographs, including many step by step instructional photos; also includes pattern drawings. Over twenty projects using a range of easily available materials, all with easy to follow instructions. nearly square format: about 9.25'' tall x 8'' wide 96 pages. Index.

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Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1982. Hardbound . BINDING/CONDITION: two color cloth: gray with black at the spine; a Very Good+ book, with a Very Good dust jacket. This copy is inscribed and Signed by the author. 8vo (about 8.75 inches tall) 206 pages. Bibliography, indexes.

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Paradise Junction

Finch, Phillip

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New York: St Martin's Press, February, 1993. Hardbound . 1st Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: black boards; a Near Fine book, with a Near Fine dust jacket; the dust jacket is not price clipped. Dust jacket design by Doris Borowsky. A crime novel set in Marin County, California. 8vo (9.5 inches tall) 275 pages.

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