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Eleven "Skill Books" Published By the Boy Scouts of America

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Irving, TX, Boy Scouts of America: 1981

Seller ID: 145517

Condition: Very Good


This is a set of eleven staple-bound "Skill Books" published by the Boy Scouts of America in the early eighties. Some Spanish in the text titles, but otherwise written in English. Super seventies/eighties color graphics. Each booklet is 6 1/2"w x 9 3/4"h, and 32 pages long. Skill books include: Family Living, Swimming, Community Living, First Aid, Hiking, Camping, Citizenship, Environment, Conservation, Physical Fitness, and Communication -- which has a great section on using the telephone: "Keep coins with you at all times. If you ave the right coins, you can alway... View more info

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Blank Sketch Book / Journal (Building Craft Equipment)

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Seller ID: 142332


Recycled ex-library book with the usual stamps and markings from the eighties titled, "Building Craft Equipment." Full dark dark green cloth cover with white lettering on spine. The paper inside measure 8"w x 10 1/2"h. The page block is 1/2" thick (approx. 120 pages). The paper is 28 lb. bright white and smooth. Several pages with black and white line drawings and diagrams of craft equipment (light box, loom, etc.) bound in amongst the blank pages. Moss green ribbon bookmark. View more info

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The Summer of the Swans

By: Byars, Betsy

Price: $14.95

Publisher: N Y, Viking: 1970

Seller ID: 144566

ISBN: 0670681903

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 142 pages. Year of publication (not shown) is probably the eighties; later printing. "Summer of the Swans is a children's novel by Betsy Byars about fourteen-year-old Sara Godfrey's search for her missing, mentally challenged brother Charlie. It won the Newbery Medal in 1971. " [Wikipedia] View more info

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Destroy All Movies!!! The Complete Guide to Punks on Film

By: Carlson, Zack; Bryan Connolly

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Seattle, WA, Fantagraphics Books: 2010

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 137845

ISBN: 1606993631

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 464 pages. Inscribed by the editors on the title page. Slight scuffing to cover. Foreword by Richard Hell. "Destroy All Movies!!! is the most dazzlingly insane film reference bookof all time--an informative, hilarious and outrageously comprehensive guide to every appearance of a punk (or new waver!) to hit the screen in the 20th Century." View more info

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Mishmash

By: Cone, Molly

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1962

Seller ID: 141173

ISBN: 0395067111

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Full beige cloth boards with drawing of Mishmash sitting in a box on the cover. 5 3/4"w x 8 1/2"h. 114 pages. Later printing, probably from the eighties. Illustrations by Leonard Shortall. View more info

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Babar's Castle

By: de Brunhoff, Laurent D

Price: $14.95

Publisher: N Y, Random House:

Seller ID: 143469

ISBN: 0394805860

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 30 pages. 8 1/8"w x 11 1/4"h. Copyright 1962, but this is a more recent printing, possibly from the eighties. View more info

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A Figure in Hiding (Hardy Boys Mystery Stories)

By: Dixon, Franklin W.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: N Y, Grosset & Dunlap: 1965

Seller ID: 143681

ISBN: 0448089165

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 176 pages. 5"w x 7 1/2"h. Blue pictorial cover. Previous owner's name label inside. More recent printing than copyright (1965), probably from seventies or eighties. View more info

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The Phantom Freighter (Hardy Boys Mystery Stories)

By: Dixon, Franklin W.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: N Y, Grosset & Dunlap:

Seller ID: 143683

ISBN: 0448089262

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 176 pages. 5"w x 7 1/2"h. Blue pictorial cover. More recent printing than copyright (1970), probably from seventies or eighties. View more info

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The Tower Treasure (Hardy Boys Mystery Stories)

By: Dixon, Franklin W.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: N Y, Grosset & Dunlap:

Seller ID: 143682

ISBN: 0448089017

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 176 pages. 5"w x 7 1/2"h. Blue pictorial cover. Previous owner's name label inside. More recent printing than copyright (1959), probably from seventies or eighties. Spine a bit slanted. View more info

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Summer Souvenirs

By: Haak, Ken

Price: $35.00

Publisher: N Y, St. Martin's Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 145419

ISBN: 0312775539

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. And that's not all that's tight... Small tears and edge wear to dust jacket. Mark from sticker removal on front endpaper. 71 full-page color and b&w photos of eighties males artfully napping by the swimming pool or lying about in their tighty whiteys. Super soft porn, nary a penis in sight. Interesting to note that all these Sleeping Beauties must now be in their fifties. Unpaginated. Large format: 11 1/4"w x 14 1/4"h. View more info

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The Langston Hughes Reader

By: Hughes, Langston

Price: $18.95

Publisher: George Braziller Inc.:

Seller ID: 145575

ISBN: 0807600571

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Spot on dust jacket. 502 pages. No date of publication shown; appears to be from the eighties. View more info

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The East Village Scene

By: Kardon, Janet

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Institute of Contemporary Art / University of Pennsylvania: 1984

Seller ID: 146265

ISBN: 0884540375

Condition: Fair


Edge wear and small tears to cover. Spine is cracked and though pages are intact presently, they may come loose easily. 8 7/8"w x 9 3/8"h. 64 pages. Exhibition held October 12-December 2, 1984, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania.. Includes: Jean-Michel Basquiat, Gretchen Bender, Mike Bidlo, Frederick Brathwaite, John Fekner, Dan Friedman, Futura 2000, Richard Hambleton, Keith Haring, Mark Kostabi, Peter Nagy, Kenny Scharf, David Wojnarowicz, and others. View more info

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Fischl

By: Kuspit, Donald; Fischl, Eric

Price: $14.95

Publisher: N Y, Elizabeth Avedon Editions / Vintage: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 142008

ISBN: 0394747895

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book wtih a tight binding. 94 pages. 6"w x 9 1/4"h. Interview with Eric Fischl by Donald Kuspit. View more info

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Eurythmics

By: Martin, Nancy S.

Price: $18.95

Publisher: N Y, Ballantine Books: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 140944

ISBN: 0345321782

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Mass market paperback. Slight edge wear and crease on spine. 143 pages. Section of 16 pages of b&w photos in middle. View more info

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Panic Attack!: Art in the Punk Years

By: Sladen, Mark; Yedgar, Ariella

Price: $18.95

Publisher: London, Merrell Publishers: 2007

Seller ID: 137844

ISBN: 1858944031

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 224 pages. View more info

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Accompanying the Police

By: St. Michaels, Nick

Price: $18.95

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Proteus Pub Co: 1985

Seller ID: 114486

ISBN: 0862762650

Condition: Good


A clean, unmarked copy. The glued binding is fragile and threatening to let loose pages, but all pages are present. 126 pages; many color and b&w photos. Contents: Outlandos Overture; Identity Parade; Early Days; Introducing Roxanne; Blanc Generation; ARound the World; Ghost Writers; 1982 and All That; Off Duty; Encores; Discograpy. View more info

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That Man Thomson

By: Thomson, R. H.

Price: $144.50

Publisher: University of Washington Press: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 133589

Condition: Good


Light orange cloth boards of book are oddly though slightly curved to dish the back cover, corners are sharp, very little edge wear. Inside front cover has what appears to be cutting from dust jacket pasted to it, front endpaper has random stamps pasted to it and remnants of something torn away. Back paste-down endpaper has been covered with neatly pasted clipping from Seattle Sunday Times with Thomson in large illustration with "The brains of the Administration". Page block is neat and clean with no marking of any kind, save date on contents page, binding solid. Contents include: ... View more info

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Toyah

By: West, Mike

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Omnibus Press: 1982

Seller ID: 137953

ISBN: 0711900620

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 80 pages. Many photos in b&w and color. 7"w x 10"h. View more info

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Memories That Smell Like Gasoline

By: Wojnarowicz, David

Price: $45.00

Publisher: San Francisco, California, U.S.A., Artspace Books: 1992

Seller ID: 142695

ISBN: 0963109502

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 61 pages. " Performance artist, graffiti artist, photographer, and most notably, perhaps, a writer, Wojnarowicz was one of the most interesting and iconic members of the eighties' art scene in New York's East Village. "Through paintings, line drawings, and painfully honest writings, this provocative artist explores memory, longing, and sexuality in the age of AIDS." - Publisher View more info