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100 Posters of Tadanori Yokoo

By: Tadanori Yokoo; Koichi Tanikawa

Price: $150.00

Publisher: N Y, Images Graphiques, Inc., 1978

Edition: First Edition


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 background... View more info

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Barbarella

By: Forest, Jean-Claude; Losfeld, Eric

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Paris, Le Terrain Vague, 1968


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 ... View more info

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Big ideas

By: Barry, Lynda

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Seattle, WA, Real Comet Press, 1983


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. View more info

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Butterflies of Oregon

By: Dornfeld, Ernst John

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Forest Grove, OR, Timber Press, Incorporated, 1980


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 familie... View more info

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Fun With Science: Easy Experiments for Young People

By: Freeman, Mae and Ira

Price: $12.95

Publisher: N Y, Random House, 1943


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. View more info

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Know About Horses

By: Holmes, Edward

Price: $14.95

Publisher: London, Young World Productions Ltd., 1972


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. View more info

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Moon Jumpers, The

By: Udry, Janice May

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N Y, Harper & Brothers, 1959


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. View more info

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Oh-- knickers!: A brief history of "unmentionables"

By: Hawthorne, Rosemary

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Bachman & Turner, 1985


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. View more info

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

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Musee De La bande Dessinee,,


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. View more info

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Rip Van Winkle: A Legend of the Hudson

By: Irving, Washington

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Henry Altemus Company, 1900


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. View more info

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Set of Five Dover Fashion Paper Doll Books

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Dover Publications,


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 ... View more info

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Sketchbook: A Memoir of the 1930s and the Northwest School

By: Cumming, William

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Seattle, WA, Univ of Washington Pr, 1984

Edition: First Edition


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 239 pages. Edge wear to dust jacket. View more info

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True Book of Birds We Know, The

By: Friskey, Margaret

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Chicago, Children's Press, 1954


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. View more info

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Wonders of the Stereoscope (Two Volume Set)

By: Jones, John

Price: $150.00

Publisher: N Y, Alfred A. Knopf, 1976


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 printe... View more info

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X (Raw One Shot Series No. 6)

By: Coe, Susan

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., New Press, 1992


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 36 pages. View more info