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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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X (Raw One Shot Series No. 6), Coe, Susan
6 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
7 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
8 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
9 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
10 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
11 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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Oh-- knickers!: A brief history of "unmentionables", Hawthorne, Rosemary
12 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
13 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
14 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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Wonders of the Stereoscope (Two Volume Set), Jones, John
15 Jones, John Wonders of the Stereoscope (Two Volume Set)
N Y, Alfred A. Knopf, 1976, 0394408829 / 9780394408828 Oversize Hardback Very Good No Jacket 
Set of two books in Good slipcase. Slipcase shows spots on the light yellow paper-covered box; cloth edges show slight wear, but no tears. The first volume is a 126 page book that surveys the history of the stereoscope from the 1850s to about 1920. Many color photos. The second volume contains a plastic fold-out stereoscope and 48 stereographs (pairs of photographs mounted side by side, for use in the stereoscope). Both are in Very Good conditon with floral printed covers. Books are 9 1/2"w x 10 1/4"h. 137399 
Price: 150.00 USD
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100 Posters of Tadanori Yokoo, Tadanori Yokoo; Koichi Tanikawa
16 Tadanori Yokoo; Koichi Tanikawa 100 Posters of Tadanori Yokoo
N Y, Images Graphiques, Inc., 1978, 0895450224 / 9780895450227 First Edition Oversize Paperback Very Good 
A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 112 pages. 11"w x 16" h. Slight edge wear and sticker residue on cover. Small creases at corners of cover. Introduction by Milton Glaser. In vivid color and black and white, the 100 posters in this collection look at the conditions of popular culture from the 1960's to the 1970's and the trends of artistic expression during that period. Images include Marilyn Monroe, Jesus, The Beatles on surrealistic backgrounds. Short descriptions of each poster. 136108 
Price: 150.00 USD
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The Moon Jumpers, Udry, Janice May
17 Udry, Janice May The Moon Jumpers
N Y, Harper & Brothers, 1959, Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Sendak, Maurice 
A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Unpaginated. 7 1/4"w x 10 1/4"h. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak. A Caldecott Honor book. Tape marks on endpaper. 138128 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Zinn Reader: Writings on Disobedience and Democracy, Zinn, Howard
18 Zinn, Howard The Zinn Reader: Writings on Disobedience and Democracy
New York, New York, U.S.A., Seven Stories Pr, 1997, 1888363541 / 9781888363548 Trade Paperback Very Good 
A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 668 pages. 136020 
Price: 12.95 USD
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Barbarella, Forest, Jean-Claude; Losfeld, Eric
Barbarella

Wonders of the Stereoscope (Two Volume Set), Jones, John
Wonders of the Stereoscope (Two Volume Set)

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
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

Know About Horses, Holmes, Edward
Know About Horses

Oh-- knickers!: A brief history of "unmentionables", Hawthorne, Rosemary
Oh-- knickers!: A brief history of "unmentionables"

Butterflies of Oregon, Dornfeld, Ernst John
Butterflies of Oregon

Sketchbook: A Memoir of the 1930s and the Northwest School, Cumming, William
Sketchbook: A Memoir of the 1930s and the Northwest School

Qui a Peur Se Robert Crumb? Who's Afraid of Robert Crumb
Qui a Peur Se Robert Crumb? Who's Afraid of Robert Crumb

 
 


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