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Four Books in the  "For Beginners" Series
1 Four Books in the "For Beginners" Series
1874166315 / 9781874166313 Trade Paperback Very Good 
Four books in the "For Beginners: series: Lacan for Beginners; Baudrillard for Beginners; Chomsky for Beginnes; and Levi-Strauss for Beginners. All four books are 5 1/2"w x 8 1/4"w and 175 pages long. Illustrated with black and white drawings and photos on every page. All are in Very Good condition with remainder marks on the bottom page ends. 139176 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Qui a Peur Se Robert Crumb? Who's Afraid of Robert Crumb
2 Qui a Peur Se Robert Crumb? Who's Afraid of Robert Crumb
Musee De La bande Dessinee,, 2907848224 / 9782907848220 Oversize Paperback Very Good 
A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 60 pages. 10 1/2"w x 10 1/2"h. Exhibition catalog, for exhibition presented during the International Comics Festival of Angouleme, January 27-30, 2000. Text in French and English. Biographical Summary, Interview, Selected Bibliography, and of course comics. 136659 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Set of Five Dover Fashion Paper Doll Books
3 Set of Five Dover Fashion Paper Doll Books
Dover Publications, Oversize Paperback Very Good 
This is a set of five staple-bound paper doll books: Erte Fashion Paper Dolls of the Twenties (1978, by Susan Johnston); Poiret Fashion Design Paper Dolls in Full Color (1985, by Tom Tierney); Great Fashion Designs of the Twenties (1983, by Tom Tierney); Great Fashion Designs of the Fifties (1985, by Tom Tierney); and Great Fashion Designs of The Sixties (1991, by Tom Tierney). Each book is 9 1/4"w x 12 1/4"h and printed in color on heavy cardstock. Include introduction, notes, captions. 134962 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Beekeeping: The Gentle Craft, Adams, John
4 Adams, John Beekeeping: The Gentle Craft
N Y, Wynwood Press, 1988, 0800772008 / 9780800772000 Trade Paperback Fine 
A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 182 pages. 125321 
Price: 18.95 USD
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Skeps : Their History, Making and Use, Alston, Frank
5 Alston, Frank Skeps : Their History, Making and Use
Great Britain, Northern Bee Books, 1987, 0907908381 / 9780907908388 Trade Paperback Very Good 
A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 105 pages. Stain on bottom edge of cover and spine. 125270 
Price: 35.00 USD
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The Fold-Out Book of the Human Body: An Illustrated Replica of the Body with Movable Parts That Show How the Body Works in Full Color, Amadon, Alfred Mason
6 Amadon, Alfred Mason The Fold-Out Book of the Human Body: An Illustrated Replica of the Body with Movable Parts That Show How the Body Works in Full Color
N Y, Gramercy, 1991, 0517451271 / 9780517451274 Oversize Hardback Fine Near Fine 
A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 50 pages. A reprint of the classic 1906 edition Beautiful full-color lift-the-flap anatomical illustrations. 8 1/4"w x 11"h. 137383 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Big ideas, Barry, Lynda
7 Barry, Lynda Big ideas
Seattle, WA, Real Comet Press, 1983, 0941104079 / 9780941104074 Trade Paperback Near Fine 
A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 128 pages. Oblong format: 8 1/4"w x 5 3/8"h. Slight edge wear to cover. Early printing. 138829 
Price: 14.95 USD
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Insects and Physiology, Beament, J.W.L.; Treherne, J.E.
8 Beament, J.W.L.; Treherne, J.E. Insects and Physiology
Edinburgh and London, Oliver & Boyd, 1967, First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 
A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 378 pages. Full gray cloth boards with embossed beetle on cover. Previous owner's name inside. 124732 
Price: 24.95 USD
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Begin to Keep Bees:  A Step-by-Step Guide for the Beginning Beekeeper, Carrier, Franklin H.
9 Carrier, Franklin H. Begin to Keep Bees: A Step-by-Step Guide for the Beginning Beekeeper
San Jose, CA, Carrier's Beekeeping Supplies, 1982, Hard Cover Fine Very Good Inscribed By Author
A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 234 pages. Inscribed to entomologist John Edwards by the author. Dust jacket shows edge wear. 126422 
Price: 45.00 USD
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X (Raw One Shot Series No. 6), Coe, Susan
10 Coe, Susan X (Raw One Shot Series No. 6)
New York, New York, U.S.A., New Press, 1992, 1565840321 / 9781565840324 Hard Cover Near Fine No Jacket 
A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 36 pages. 136643 
Price: 14.95 USD
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Sketchbook: A Memoir of the 1930s and the Northwest School, Cumming, William
11 Cumming, William Sketchbook: A Memoir of the 1930s and the Northwest School
Seattle, WA, Univ of Washington Pr, 1984, 0295961562 / 9780295961569 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good 
A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 239 pages. Edge wear to dust jacket. 136683 
Price: 14.95 USD
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Butterflies of Oregon, Dornfeld, Ernst John
12 Dornfeld, Ernst John Butterflies of Oregon
Forest Grove, OR, Timber Press, Incorporated, 1980, 0917304586 / 9780917304583 Oversize Paperback Very Good 
A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 276 pages. Crease on spine. Previous owner's name inside. 8 1/2"w x 11"h. A comprehensive publication on the butterfiles of Oregon, with many black and white plates. Covers Oregon physiography and butterfly distribution; biology of butterflies; endangered and extinct butterflies; evolution, classification and nomenclature; collecting, rearing and photographing butterflies; systematic accounts of butterfly families with color and b&w plates. 136769 
Price: 35.00 USD
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The Biomechanics of Insect Flight: Form, Function, Evolution, Dudley, Robert
13 Dudley, Robert The Biomechanics of Insect Flight: Form, Function, Evolution
Princton, NJ, Princeton Univ Pr, 2000, 0691044309 / 9780691044309 Hard Cover Fine Fine Inscribed By Author
A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 476 pages. Inscribed by author. Contents: Flight and the Pterygote Insecta; Morphology of the Flight Apparatus; Kinematics and Aerodynamics of Flight; Energetics and Flight Physiology; Stability, Maneuverability, and Maximum Flight Performance; Evolution of Flight and Flightlessness; Flight and Insect Diversification; Future Directions in Insect Flight Biomechanics; Glossary; References; Index. 124809 
Price: 95.00 USD
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Barbarella, Forest, Jean-Claude; Losfeld, Eric
14 Forest, Jean-Claude; Losfeld, Eric Barbarella
Paris, Le Terrain Vague, 1968, Oversize Paperback Very Good 
A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 68 pages. 8 1/4"w x 10 3/4"h. Super cool Barbarella comic book in purple, orange, blue, green and black. Barbarella was created by French comic illustrator Jean-Claude Forest in 1962. It was first serialized in the V-Magazine, and made into a film starring Jane Fonda in 1968. Barbarella embodied the modern woman in the time of the sexual revolution and had a fur-lined spaceship besides. Text in French. Photos from the film with Jane Fonda on the cover. 137977 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Fun With Science:  Easy Experiments for Young People, Freeman, Mae and Ira
15 Freeman, Mae and Ira Fun With Science: Easy Experiments for Young People
N Y, Random House, 1943, Hard Cover Very Good Good 
Previous owner's inscription, otherwise clean and unmarked. 60 pages; many b&w photos. Contents: Things at Rest; Things in Motion; Liquids; Water's Invisible Skin; Through the Air; Sound and Music; How Heat Acts; Electricity; and Light and Sight. 127728 
Price: 12.95 USD
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The True Book of Birds We Know, Friskey, Margaret
16 Friskey, Margaret The True Book of Birds We Know
Chicago, Children's Press, 1954, Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Pistorius, Anna 
Ex-library book with the usual stamps and markings. Super cool library bookplate on front endpaper. 47 pages. Beautiful color plates by Anna Pistorius. Green cloth cover with red and black birdhouse graphic. 135216 
Price: 14.95 USD
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Birds of Oregon: Status and Distribution, Gilligan, Jeff; Smith, Mark; Rogers, Dennis; Contreras, Alan
17 Gilligan, Jeff; Smith, Mark; Rogers, Dennis; Contreras, Alan Birds of Oregon: Status and Distribution
McMinnville, OR, Cinclus Publications, 1994, 0963776517 / 9780963776518 Hard Cover Fine No Jacket Signed by Author
A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. Sharp corners; brown leatherette hardcover. Signed by all four editors. 330 pages. 123308 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Oh-- knickers!: A brief history of "unmentionables", Hawthorne, Rosemary
18 Hawthorne, Rosemary Oh-- knickers!: A brief history of "unmentionables"
London, Bachman & Turner, 1985, 0859741338 / 9780859741330 Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Want, Mary 
A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 109 pages. 5 5/8"w x 8 3/4"h. Edge wear and fading to dust jacket. Charming black and white drawings by Mary Want. 136816 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Know About Horses, Holmes, Edward
19 Holmes, Edward Know About Horses
London, Young World Productions Ltd., 1972, Oversize Hardback Good No Jacket Nockels, David 
A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 78 pages. Pictorial cover. Tears on cover at top and bottom of spine. 9 1/2"w x 13 1/8"h. Many beautiful illustrations by David Nockels, many full-page. 137065 
Price: 14.95 USD
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Rip Van Winkle: A Legend of the Hudson, Irving, Washington
20 Irving, Washington Rip Van Winkle: A Legend of the Hudson
Philadelphia, Henry Altemus Company, 1900, Hard Cover Good No Jacket 
A clean, unmarked book. Small format; 5 1/8"w x 6 5/8"h. Loose hinges. Previous owner's name on front endpaper. With forty-six illustrations. 230 pages, plus advertisements. Pictorial cover. 138149 
Price: 25.00 USD
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