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The Au Hang Collection of Chinese Snuff Bottles

By: AU HANG

Price: $92.50

Publisher: Jihu Jingshe: 1993

Seller ID: 138503

ISBN: 0969643101

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square in dark grey cloth with embossed character on the cover. Covers have sharp corners, except for lower corner of front cover is bumped. This is the only blemish to the book. Text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Dust jacket shows the slightest signs of shelf wear only, no tears. 265 pages with standard format being four photos on R. page with descriptions on L. page. This is sometimes varied. Contents includes Glass, Jade, Quartz & chalcedony, Other stones, Organic materials, Metals, Ceramics, Enamels, Inside-... View more info

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Jatakas Tales of India, The

By: Babbitt, Ellen C.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: N Y, Century Co.: 1923

Seller ID: 133599

Condition: Fair


Ex-library book with the usual stamps and markings. Fragile binding with a few loose pages and loose hinges. Silhouette illustrations by Ellsworth Young. 5 1/4"w x 6 7/8"h. 92 pages. Brown cloth boards with library tape on spine. "The Jatakas, or Birth-stories, form one of the sacred books of the Buddhists and relate to the adventures of the Buddha in his former existences, the best character in any story being identified with the Master." View more info

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Ed The Happy Clown

By: Brown, Chester

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Toronto, Vortex Comics: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 122921

ISBN: 0921451083

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 216 pages. Slightly worn cover. "Ed the Happy Clown is the title character of a comics work by Canadian cartoonist, Chester Brown. The dark, surreal and largely improvised story started with a series of unrelated short comics that Brown soon went on to tie together. Ed is a large-headed, childlike children's clown, who is subjected to one horrifying affliction after another. The story is a dark, humorous mix of genres which includes vampires, pygmy cannibals, Martians, Frankenstein's monster and others. Prominent is its use of scatological h... View more info

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Happy Hours at Home Or, Know Thyself

By: Byrum, Isabel C.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Anderson, Indiana, Gospel Trumpet Company: 1914

Seller ID: 146245

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Full bright red cloth boards with black and white lettering and illustration on cover. 96 pages. 6 7/8"w x 9"h. Black and white illustrations. View more info

The Character of Physical Law

By: Feynman, Richard Phillips

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, M.I.T. Press: 1989

Seller ID: 129826

ISBN: 0262060167

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding. 173 pages. Fifteenth printing. View more info

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Character and Culture

By: Freud, Sigmund

Price: $7.95

Publisher: N Y, Collier: 1972

Seller ID: 143637

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 320 pages. View more info

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Drunk With Love: A Book of Stories

By: Gilchrist, Ellen

Price: $8.41

Publisher: U.S.A., Little Brown & Co: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 135228

ISBN: 0316313114

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 239 pages. Small tears on dust jacket. Ellen Gilchrist won the 1984 American Book Award for Fiction. This collection includes the favorite Gilchrist character, Rhoda, as well as new characters. "The powerful storytelling in Drunk With Love goes beyond humor and well-loved favorites. Running the gamut from dieting to murder, these stories introduce a whole new generationof characters--outrageous and tragic--that are unmistakably Gilchrist creations." [from the dust jacket blurb] View more info

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Grubbs of Tipperary: Studies in Heredity and Character, The

By: Grubb, Geoffrey Watkins

Price: $235.00

Publisher: Mercier Press: 1972

Edition: Ex Library, First Edition

Seller ID: 124379

ISBN: 0853422893

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is free of marking of any kind. Book shows light use with sharp corners to the page block, lightly bumped cover corners. otherwise very straight & solid, re-bound by the library into heavy, strong covers. 260 pages with many color and b&w photos, maps, fold-out page of coins in b&w, hereditary charts. First Ed. View more info

Saxo Grammaticus and the Life of Hamlet: A Translation, History, and Commentary

By: Hansen, William F.

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Lincoln, Nebraska, U.S.A., Univ of Nebraska Pr: 1983

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 112445

ISBN: 0803223188

Condition: Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding. 202 pages. View more info

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Japan Culture of Wood: Buildings, Objects,Techniques

By: Henrichsen, Christoph

Price: $145.00

Publisher: Basel, Birkhauser: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 140761

ISBN: 376437022X

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Full black cloth boards with yellow lettering on spine and Japanese character on front cover. Slight edge wear to dust jacket. Small mark on rear endpaper. 248 pages. 9 3/4"w x 11 7/8"h. "This book presents the products, techniques, craft skills and manufacturing steps for abut 30 types of wooden objects and constructions, on the basis of years of research in Japanese workshops. The range extends from bridges via houses to recptacles and musical instruments." View more info

Freudian Ethic: An Analysis of the Subversion of Western Character, The

By: LaPiere, Richard

Price: $15.16

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin Ltd.: 1960

Seller ID: 114655

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 299 pages. Price-clipped dust jacket. View more info

David Levine's Choice: The Artist's Favorite Drawings from the New york Review of Books

By: Levine, David

Price: $22.50

Publisher: New York Review of Books: 1970

Seller ID: 138536

Condition: Near Fine


Contents page and 16 loose leaf 8 x 11" plates, each with a literary or artistic character lampooned by the artist. Characters include Oscar Wilde, Ernest Hemingway, Marshall McLuhan, Picasso, Isak Dinesen, Colette, L.B.J. Four of the plates have tiny bump at upper L. corner, otherwise Fine. Folder shows light wear, sunning at edges. View more info

David Levine's Choice: The Artist's Favorite Drawings from the New york Review of Books

By: Levine, David

Price: $22.50

Publisher: New York Review of Books: 1970

Seller ID: 138537

Condition: Near Fine


Contents page and 16 loose leaf 8 x 11" plates, each with a literary or artistic character lampooned by the artist. Characters include Oscar Wilde, Ernest Hemingway, Marshall McLuhan, Picasso, Isak Dinesen, Colette, L.B.J. Plates are Fine, paper quite white. Folder shows light wear, sunning at edges with bumped lower corners. View more info

Far East Chinese-English Dictionary (Simplified Character, Traditional Version)

By: Liang Shih-Chiu

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Far East Book Company: 1992

Seller ID: 117807

ISBN: 9576122317

Condition: Near Fine


Excellent condition with no marking of any kind, 1873 pages in small format, plastic cover over soft covers. View more info

Chinese Handbooks / All-purpose Chinese Character Cards -- Set #1

By: Melissa Sconyers

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Beijing Language and Culture University Press:

Seller ID: 138498

ISBN: 7561919492

Condition: Fine


Boxed set of 200 Chinese character cards with mp3 CD. Cards are specially tailored to Chinese beginners; each has one sentence for earch character, a metal ring allows a person to carry as many cards as is convenient. View more info

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Black Spring

By: Miller, Henry

Price: $18.95

Publisher: N Y, Grove Press: 1963

Seller ID: 131063

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 249 pages. Slightly bumped corners and wear at top and bottom of spine. "Henry Miller was an American writer. He was known for breaking with existing literary forms, developing a new sort of semi-autobiographical novel that blended character study, social criticism, philosophical reflection, surrealist free association and mysticism, always distinctly about and expressive of the real-life Henry Miller and yet also fictional. ... He also wrote travel memoirs and literary criticism, and painted watercolors." [Wikipedia] View more info

Cartoon Character Collection: Human Figures, Animals, Sports, Seasons, Christmas, Everyday Objects, Astrology, Etc.

By: No Author

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Carson, California, U.S.A., Books Nippan: 1995

Seller ID: 128136

ISBN: 4938586711

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Very large volume at 474 pages of images only -- usually 8 -- 12 per page in b&w oriented to an asian market but containing images from a lot of American media also, all copyright free. Book has been re-bound by the library into heavy, strong, white hardback covers that show little to no wear. View more info

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Far East Chinese-English Dictionary (Simplified Character)

By: No Author Listed

Price: $39.95

Publisher: N Y., U.S. International Publishing Inc.: 1993

Seller ID: 117269

ISBN: 9576122295

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 1873 pages. View more info

Old Oakville: A Character Study of the Town's Early Buildings and of the Men Who Built Them

By: Peacock, David & Suzanne

Price: $23.95

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Hounslow Press: 1982

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 125709

ISBN: 0888820402

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Features buildings from the 1850 --1890's View more info

Sixty Short Pieces for Pipe or Reed Organ

By: Peeters, Flor

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, H. W. Gray Company: 1955

Seller ID: 130908

Condition: Good


"These 'Sixty Short Pieces' have been collected to offer organists a wide choice of easy organ music, combining diversity of character with great variety of form and contents. These pieces are not only intended for church use, but also for concert purposes and the home... for both amateurs and professionals. Most can be performed with the hands alone." Previous owner's name on cover, and some pencil markings within. 80 pages. View more info