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December 2016 - Gift Ideas

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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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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
4 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
5 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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Leonard Bernstein's Young People's Concerts for Reading and Listening, Bernstein, Leonard
6 Bernstein, Leonard Leonard Bernstein's Young People's Concerts for Reading and Listening
N Y, Simon & Schuster, 1962, First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 
Book and set of five records in slipcase. Book has three inch tear at top of spine and loose hinges. Interior pages clean and unmarked. Five 7" 33 1/3 rpm vinyl records are in their own box and appear to be very clean and in good shape with no visible scratches. Super-cute sixties-style drawings in lavender and green by Isadore Seltzer. This is the print version of Bernstein's famous televised "Yound People's Concerts" featuring the New York Philharmonic, of which he was music director. The author had a famous gift for presenting serious musical analysis in a form which laymen and even children could understand-- in 1962. 133980 
Price: 35.00 USD
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You Read to Me, I'll Read to You, Ciardi, John
7 Ciardi, John You Read to Me, I'll Read to You
Philadelphia, J.B. Lippincott Co., 1962, First Edition Hard Cover Good Fair Gorey, Edward 
Full blue cloth boards. 6 3/4"w x 9 3/4"h. 64 pages. Small tape marks on endpaper; otherwise text clean and unmarked. Tattered dust jacket shows foxing on spine and edges. A bit musty smelling. The poems in this book are written to be read alternately between adult and child. Illustrations by Edward Gorey. 138480 
Price: 14.95 USD
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X (Raw One Shot Series No. 6), Coe, Susan
8 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
9 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
10 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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Barbarella, Forest, Jean-Claude; Losfeld, Eric
11 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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Asahel Curtis : Photographs of the Great Northwest, Frederick, Richard & Jeanne Engerman
12 Frederick, Richard & Jeanne Engerman Asahel Curtis : Photographs of the Great Northwest
Washington State Historical Society, 1986, 0917048547 / 9780917048548 Oversize Paperback Fine 
Book is in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, except for very light scuffing, one very small mark on back cover, one crease on back cover, otherwise book appears unread. Text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Chapters include the klondike rush of 1897, Agriculture in the N.W. Seattle Regrades, mountaineers, Indian whalers of Neah Bay, Northwest economy (mining, diving, sea life, etc.) 70 pages, a great many large and full-page b&w photos. 138548 
Price: 47.50 USD
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Fun With Science:  Easy Experiments for Young People, Freeman, Mae and Ira
13 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
14 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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On the Track of the Sasquatch:  Encounters with Bigfoot from California to Canada (Book 1), Green, John
15 Green, John On the Track of the Sasquatch: Encounters with Bigfoot from California to Canada (Book 1)
British Columbia, Canada, Cheam Publishing, 1980, Oversize Paperback Very Good 
Staple-bound; 64 pages. 8"w x 10 1/2"h. Corner of front cover has been cut off. First-person accounts of meetings with Bigfoot. Black and white illustrations. "John Green is the pre-eminent authority on the fascinating queston of whether mankind shares North America with another upright-walking primate, having researched the subject for more than 20 years and assembled a file of more than 2,000 reports." 138208 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Oh-- knickers!: A brief history of "unmentionables", Hawthorne, Rosemary
16 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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Grunge Seattle, Henderson, Justin
17 Henderson, Justin Grunge Seattle
Berkeley, Roaring Forties Press, 2010, 0984316507 / 9780984316502 Trade Paperback Near Fine Inscribed By Author
A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 115 pages. Inscribed by author. 133064 
Price: 9.95 USD
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Revolution for the Hell of It, Hoffman, Abbie; Free
18 Hoffman, Abbie; Free Revolution for the Hell of It
N Y, Pocket Books Inc., 1970, Mass Market Paperback Fair 
A well-worn copy with edge wear, creases on a slanted spine, and a small tear at the bottom of the spine. Previous owner's address label inside front cover. 245 pages. 131835 
Price: 8.90 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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