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Brecht at the Opera

By: Calico, Joy H.

Price: $8.41

Publisher: Universtiy of California Press: 2008

Seller ID: 134498

ISBN: 0520254821

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition in every respect with straight spine, sharp corners to the covers, unblemished text block that is unmarked and free of marking of any kind. Dust jacket has light edgewear and scuffing, no tears. Chapters include: Lehrstck, Opera, and the New Audience Contract of the Epic Theater; The Operatic Roots of Gestus inThe Mother and Round Heads and Pointed Heads; Fragments of Opera in American Exile; Lucullus: Opera and National Identity; Brecht's Legacy for Opera: Estrangement and the Canon. View more info

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Exile and the Kingdom

By: Camus, Albert

Price: $18.95

Publisher: N Y, Alfred A. Knopf: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 143506

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Small tears on edge worn dust jacket. 5 1/4"w x 7 5/8"h. 216 pages. First American Edition. Translated by Justin O'Brien. Awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1957. View more info

Kumu Kahua Plays

By: Carroll, Dennis (editor)

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Honolulu, HI, U.S.A., University of Hawaii Press: 1983

Edition: Ex-Libris

Seller ID: 089152

ISBN: 0824808053

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library patterned colored vinyl binding (very sturdy) with the usual stamps and markings. View more info

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The Annotated Alice: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass

By: Carroll, Lewis; Gardner, Martin

Price: $9.50

Publisher: N Y, Meridian / New American Library: 1960

Seller ID: 142006

ISBN: 0452008220

Condition: Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding, except for some smudge marks on a page near the end. Cover is worn, and pages are yellowing. Introduction and detailed notes by Martin Gardner. 5 1/4"w x 8"h. 350 pages. View more info

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All of Us: The Collected Poems

By: Carver, Raymond

Price: $35.00

Publisher: N Y, Knopf: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 145576

ISBN: 0375403981

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Slight discoloration to edge of front cover. 386 pages. Stated First American Edition. More than 300 poems are collected in this volume. The text has been edited by Professor William L. Stull. Introduction by Tess Gallagher. View more info

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Ages of Heroes, Eras of Men: Superheroes and the American Experience

By: Chambliss, Julian C. (Editor)/ Donaldson, Thomas (Editor)/ Svitavsky, William (Editor)

Price: $65.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Cambridge Scholars Publishing: 2013

Seller ID: 139945

ISBN: 1443848034

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 262 pages. View more info

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Excess: Fashion And The Underground In The '80s

By: Charles Jencks; Bruce Weber; Tom Dixon; Massimo Iosa Ghini; Tommaso Grattoni; King Kong; Shiro Kuramata; Denis Santachiara; Daniel Weil; Leigh Bowery; Jenny Holzer; Barbara Kruger; Andrea Branzi; Gilbert & George; Boris Sipek; Ron Arad; Editor-Stefano Ton

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Milan, Italy, Charta: 2004

Seller ID: 137901

ISBN: 8881584654

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition with covers showing light shelf wear/scuffing only with creaseless covers and spine. Binding is solid and square, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Publisher's sticker on front. A great many full page color prints. 463 pages. Producing a book on fashion in the 1980s is not merely a question of immortalizing one of the most feverish periods of invention, creativity, and variety in our recent history. It also means providing a window on the increasingly pervasive advance of show-business society, and on the origins of the designer "... View more info

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Guitar Signature Licks: Mike Stern

By: Charupakorn, Joe

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Milwaukee, Hal Leonard: 2010

Seller ID: 141003

ISBN: 0634068016

Condition: Fine


122 pages, clean condition other than some very light pencil markings, check marks mostly, on a few pages. CD included, as new. Notation with fingerings. View more info

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Origami Architecture: American Houses Pre-Colonial to Present

By: Chatani, Masahiro

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Cary, North Carolina, U.S.A., Kodansha Amer Inc: 1988

Seller ID: 132418

ISBN: 0870118374

Condition: Fine


Covers show very light shelf wear, otherwise clean and neat with no wear or use of any kind. All pages are uncut, unused . Text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind, binding is solid. 84 pages b&w photos. View more info

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Great American Buildings : Origami Cutouts of Everybody's Favorite Landmarks

By: Chatani, Masahiro; Nakazawa, Keiko

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Kodansha America, Incorporated: 1991

Seller ID: 084169

ISBN: 4770015380

Condition: Very Good


Make charming replicas of your favorite American landmarks with this inspiring collection of 25 original origami models. Patterns, instructions, and historical commentary. Previous owner's name inside. 10 1/8"w x 14 1/2"h. You can make these buildings: Empire State Building, Chrysler Building, AT&T Building, Trump Tower, Flatiron Building, Statue of Liberty, Manhattan Skyline, Guggenheim Museum, Museum of Modern Art, Capitol Building, White House (front and back), National Air & Space Museum, Dulles International Airport, Carpenter Center, Gateway Arch, Republic Bank Center, Mari... View more info

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Seattle's International District: The Making of a Pan-Asian American Community

By: Chin, Doug

Price: $35.95

Publisher: U.S.A., University of Washington Press: 2001

Seller ID: 140302

ISBN: 0295981970

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition with creaseless covers and spine, appears new. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, except for very light wear to lower front corner only. Text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 124 pages, chapters include: Seattles first chinese settlement, The anti-chinese movement in Washington, Nihonmachi (Japantown), From sojourners to settlers, Filipinos arrive in the district, Heyday of the 20s throught the depression, Japanese American removal and incarceration, Post WWII, District battles hard times, etc... View more info

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Family Ties (Texas Pan American Series)

By: Clarice Lispector

Price: $8.41

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1987

Seller ID: 132910

ISBN: 0292724489

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 156 pages. View more info

Lambing Out & Other Stories

By: Clearman, Mary

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Columbia, MO, U.S.A., University of Missouri Press: 1977

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 067366

ISBN: 0826202276

Condition: Fine


Inscribed by author. Full light green cloth boards. View more info

Fighting With Property: A Study of Kwakiutl Potlatching and Warfare 1792-1930

By: Codere, Helen

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Seattle, WA, University of Washington: 1966

Seller ID: 114642

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. Fold-out Linguistic and Tribal Map of Vancouver Island and Adjacent Territory in pocket on back board. Monographs of the American Ethnological Society No. 18. 135 pages. Slightly musty smelling. View more info

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Boys in the Revolution: Young Americans tell Their Part in the War for Independence

By: Coggins, Jack

Price: $8.41

Publisher: Harrisburg, PA, Stackpole Books: 1967

Seller ID: 137297

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps and markings. 96 pages. 7 1/8"w x 9 3/4"h. "In these selections from their diaries and journals, illustrated with authentic drawings on nearly every page, hear the seldom-heard voices of boys who had a part in founding a free nation. They tell you what they did, what they wore, the gear they carried, the weapons they used, the ships they sailed on, and the campaigns in which they fought." View more info

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Northwest Mythologies: The Interactions of Mark Tobey, Morris Graves, Kenneth Callahan, and Guy Anderson

By: Conkelton, Sheryl;Landau, Laura;Tacoma Art Museum

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A., Univ of Washington Pr: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 127861

ISBN: 0295983221

Condition: Near Fine


Back lower corner of book has coffee stain -- or at least the outline of one, with a smaller outline on the lower R front board. Corners are sharp. The last 10 pages of the Text/interior show very very slight mars from the same cup of coffee. The rest of the book is Fine. Dust jacket shows light use, no tears. 176 pages, many large full-page prints. First Ed. "Some of the best-known modern painters in the American Northwest, Mark Tobey, Morris Graves, Kenneth Callahan, and Guy Anderson have been called the leaders of a 'Northwest School' since the 1940s. But a detailed investigation ... View more info

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Native American Art in the Denver Art Museum

By: Conn, Richard

Price: $30.00

Publisher: N Y, Denver Art Museum / University of Washington Press: 1979

Seller ID: 135046

ISBN: 0295956372

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 351 pages. Full brown cloth boards. Large format: 8 7/8"w x 11 3/4"h. Five hundred plates, 100 in full color, trace the flowering of many cultures--their kinships and rivalries, traditions and innovations, extravagances and austerities. View more info

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American Ones (Noise and Presentments)

By: Coolidge, Clark

Price: $35.95

Publisher: Tombouctou: 1981

Seller ID: 127209

Condition: Near Fine


46 pages with very light scuffing to covers, very light wear to corners; no marking of any kind to text/interior. Bright red covers. View more info

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American Art Pottery

By: Cooper-Hewitt Museum

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Cooper-Hewitt Museum / Distributed by University of Washington Press: 1987

Seller ID: 146766

ISBN: 0910503516

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 144 pages. Exhibition catalogue of the Goodman collection of seventy-six important pieces which represent major potters, pottery studios, techniques and forms of the American art pottery movement who drew inspiration from the Arts & Crafts Movement of the 1870s through 1930s. View more info

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Red Feather

By: Cory, David

Price: $8.41

Publisher: N Y, Grosset & Dunlap: 1934

Seller ID: 132206

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 126 pages. Edge wear to cover. Pictorial cover with cloth spine. 6 7/8"w x 8 3/4"h. From "The Little Indian" series. Cool pictorial endpapers. Black and white illustrations. View more info