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Wide Awake Pleasure Book

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, D. Lothrop & Co., Publishers:

Seller ID: 143536

Condition: Fair


No date of publication shown; circa 1880's. Worn binding with loose hinges and edge wear to cover. Previous owner's inscription inside. Interior pages clean and unmarked. Many b&w illustrations throughout. Approx. 420 pages, plus advertisements. 7 3/4"w x 8 1/4"h. View more info

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Two Copies of New Physical Culture Magazine, May 1945 and March 1946

By: N/A

Price: $18.95

Seller ID: 142680

Condition: Fair


Magazines are worn with tears on cover and yellowing paper. Each magazine is 5 1/8"w x 7 1/2"h and staple-bound. View more info

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The Hasty Papers: Special Millennium Edition

By: Alfred Leslie, Jean-Paul Sarte, Gregory Corso, John O'Hara, Joel Oppenheimer, Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac, J. Robert Oppenheimer, W. c. Williams, Terry southern, Orlovsky, Jean Genet, John Ashbery, Fidel Castro,

Price: $86.95

Publisher: Texas, Host Publications: 2006

Seller ID: 143214

ISBN: 0924047127

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition, as new in black cloth with silver print on cover and spine. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Dust jacket is new and wrapped in clear protective cover. With contributions from Jean-Paul Sarte, Gregory Corso, John O'Hara, Joel Oppenheimer, Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac, J. Robert Oppenheimer, W. c. Williams, Terry southern, Orlovsky,... View more info

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Abbamania Volume 1: The Singles

By: Bingham, Pete; Bernadette Dolan; Michal Clough

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Wales, Vinyl Addicts: 1997

Seller ID: 143277

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Slight wear to cover. 140 pages. 8 1/4"w x 11 5/8"h. This book attempts for the first time to collate all the different Abba singles that have been issued throughout the world. An extensive collectors' guide to the recordings of one of the world's most popular groups. Many b&w photos and illustrations. Rare. View more info

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The Master Builders: Le Corbusier, Mies Van Der Rohe, Frank Lloyd Wright

By: Blake, Peter

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N Y, Alred A. Knopf: 1961

Seller ID: 143737

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Full black and white cloth boards with gilt lettering. Small tears on price-clipped dust jacket. Front endpaper has been removed. Previous owner's inscription inside. 400 pages, plus index. 7"w x 9 5/8"h. View more info

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Jane Eyre

By: Bronte, Charlotte

Price: $45.00

Publisher: N Y, Modern Library: 1950

Seller ID: 143679

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 494 pages. Full black cloth boards. Slight edge wear to price-clipped dust jacket. Small format: 4 3/4"w x 7 1/2"h. View more info

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Japanese Book Illustration

By: Brown, Yu-Ying

Price: $9.50

Publisher: London, British Library: 1988

Seller ID: 143292

ISBN: 0712301283

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 80 pages. 6 5/8"w x 9 1/8"h. View more info

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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland illustrated by Tove Jansson

By: Carroll, Lewis

Price: $500.00

Publisher: N Y, Delacorte Press: 1978

Seller ID: 143096

ISBN: 0440000696

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Full brown cloth boards show slight edge wear. Small spots on front endpaper. Corner of edge worn dust jacket is clipped (but not price-clipped; the $7.95 original price is present). Gold stamp of previous owner's initials on cover of dust jacket corner. Small open tear on rear of dust jacket. 122 pages. 6 1/8"w x 9 1/8"h. Illustrations by Tove Jansson, orignally published in Swedish in 1966, this edition was issued ... View more info

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Around the World with Auntie Mame

By: Dennis, Patrick

Price: $50.00

Publisher: N Y, Harcourt, Brace & Co.: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 143801

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Full blue cloth boards with colored luggage stickers embossed on front. Small tears and edge wear to price-clipped dust jacket. 286 pages. 5 1/2"w x 8 1/4"h. First American Edition. View more info

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The Portable Dorothy Parker

By: Dorothy Parker

Price: $18.95

Publisher: N Y, Viking: 1973

Seller ID: 143643

ISBN: 067001074X

Condition: Good


Worn cover with small tears, stains, and creases. Interior pages clean and unmarked. 610 pages. View more info

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First Wildlife Library: Dr. R.W. Eschmeyer's True-To-Life Stories (Boxed Set)

By: Eschmeyer, R.W.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Oxford, OH, Fisherman Press:

Seller ID: 143395

Condition: Good


Boxed set of nine small clothbound hardback animal books copyrighted from 1951-1953. The books included are as follows: Tommy Trout; Billy Bass; Charley Cottontail; Al Alligator; Willie Whitetail; Freddy Fox Squirrel; Bob White; Bobby Bluegill; and Woody Woodcock. (One of the books in the series, Mac Mallard, is missing.) The books are 5"w x 7"h, and around 50 pages each. One book, Rob White, is lacking a dust jacket, and has a black mark across the cover ove... View more info

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Fun Without Vulgarity: Victorian and Edwardian Popular Entertainment Posters

By: Haill, Catherine

Price: $14.95

Publisher: London, The Stationery Office: 1997

Seller ID: 142681

ISBN: 0114402639

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Many color illustrations, featuring 80 posters drawn from the vast archive of Victorian and Edwardian advertising materials preserved by the Public Record Office at Kew. 9 3/4"w x 10 7/8"h. View more info

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The Land of the Lost

By: Hewson, Isabel Manning

Price: $85.00

Publisher: N Y, Whittlesey House / McGraw Hill Book Company: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 143477

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Edge wear to cover and wear to top and bottom of spine. 60 pages. 7 3/8" x 10 1/4"h. Beautiful color illustrations by Olive Bailey. Adapted from Isabel Manning Hewson's 1940's radio program: 'Land of the Lost was a 1940s radio fantasy adventure, written and narrated by Isabel Manning Hewson, about the adventures of two children who traveled underwater with the fatherly fish Red Lantern. Each week the show opened... View more info

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Illuminations of Hildegard of Bingen

By: Hildegard of Bingen; Matthew Fox

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Bear & Company: 1985

Seller ID: 143777

ISBN: 0939680211

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition with very light shelf wear only to creaseless covers and spine. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no other blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 128 pages in large format with full page, full color reproductions of the artist's work, somewhat loosely interpreted by Mr. Fox. Hildegard lived in a large and prosperous Benedictine abbey where she was a prominent preacher, doct... View more info

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Sonomama Sonomama: High Fashion in the Japanese Countryside

By: Hirokawa, Taishi

Price: $150.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Chronicle Books: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 143389

ISBN: 0877015104

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 63 black and white photos. Very large format: 11 3/4"w x 15 1/2"h. "The Japanese word sonomama means 'in a natural state' or 'just as you are.' To create Sonomama Sonomama, internationally-renowned photographer Taishi Hirokawa traveled throughout the Japanese coutnryside to photograph ordinary people in the creations of some of the world's top fashion designers. Here are shopkeepers, fishermen, schoolchildren... View more info

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Historical Scripts: From Classical Times to the Renaissance

By: Knight, Stan

Price: $38.00

Publisher: New Castle, Delaware, Oak Knoll Press: 1998

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 141827

ISBN: 1884718566

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 112 pages. 9 1/8"w x 12 1/8"h. Full dark blue cloth boards. Contents: Classical Letters, Majuscule Scripts, Emergence of the Minuscule, Gothic Scripts, Capital Development, Humanist Scripts, Glossary, Select Bibliography, Indices. Illustrated throughout. View more info

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Why Buildings Fall Down: How Structures Fail

By: Levy, Matthys ; Mario Salvadori

Price: $14.95

Publisher: N Y, W W Norton & Co Inc: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 143000

ISBN: 0393033562

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 334 pages. 6 1/2"w x 9 1/2"h. View more info

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Ewan MacColl -- Peggy Seeger Songbook

By: MacColl, Ewan; Peggy Seeger

Price: $18.95

Publisher: N Y, Oak Publications: 1963

Seller ID: 143601

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 96 pages. 7"w x 10"h. Edge wear to cover. View more info

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The Fractal Geometry of Nature

By: Mandelbrot, Benoit B.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., W. H. Freeman & Company: 1983

Seller ID: 143735

ISBN: 0716711869

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Full maroon cloth boards with a gilt design on front and gilt lettering on spine. Small tear on edge worn dust jacket. Bumped corners. 8"w x 9 1/4"h. Black and white illustrations throughout. "Clouds are not spheres, mountains are not cones, and lightning does not travel in a straight line. The complexity of nature's shapes differs inkind, not merely degree, from that of the shapes of ordinary geometry. To... View more info

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Wayne Thiebaud: A Paintings Retrospective

By: Nash, Steven A.; Adam Gopnik

Price: $35.00

Publisher: N Y, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco / Thames & Hudson: 2000

Seller ID: 142887

ISBN: 0884011011

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 216 pages. 9"w x 12"h. Slight edge wear. View more info