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Fabulous New Orleans

By: Lyle Saxon

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Pelican Publishing Company, Incorporated: 1988

Seller ID: 144821

ISBN: 0882897063

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. From the blurb: Lyle Saxon's timeless impressions of colorful New Orleans, first recorded more than half a century ago, not only reveal inherent mystery and frivolity, but also recall the city's elaborate history, spanning more than two centures and three cultures. The various aspects of the French, Spanish and Creole societies, which continue to define today's city, are documented here through wide-ranging vignettes of ... View more info

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A Strange Story

By: Lytton, Edward Bulwer

Price: $35.95

Publisher: Berkeley & London, Shambala: 1973

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 143800

Condition: Near Fine


Book shows sunning to covers and spine and light shelf wear. 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. Previous owner's flower mark on half title page, along with small stain. 499 pages in 79 chapters; no indication of any other "book." An "alchemical novel." View more info

The Poetry Room

By: MacAdams, Lewis, Jr.

Price: $65.95

Publisher: Harper and Row: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 146416

Condition: Very Good


Book shows light wear to covers, corners, a little edge wear; a stain to upper page ends. Binding is solid and square, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 65 pages with author photos in b&w on both front and back covers, inscribed and dated on half title page. Author's third book, the words "First Edition" appears on publisher's page. View more info

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Shell Age Economics: Marine Gathering in the Kingdom of Tonga, Polynesia

By: Malm, Thomas

Price: $342.50

Publisher: Lund Monographs in Social Anthropology: 1999

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 128016

Condition: Very Good


430 pages, b&w photos, book shows light wear to covers only, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Inscribed on half-title page. Table of contents available as photo. 12 chapters in three parts: Where the lagoon is not lonely: rediscovering a forgotten aspect of Polynesian culture, As tide goes by: the anthropology of the Tonan land and seascape, and Coral gardens and their "science": the ethnobiological aspects of marine gathering. Bibliography, 26 item list of tables, 75 item list of figures. View more info

Hopitutuwutsi =: Hopi tales : a bilingual collection of Hopi Indian stories

By: Malotki, Ekkehart

Price: $24.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Museum of Northern Arizona Press: 1978

Seller ID: 138072

ISBN: 0897340019

Condition: Fine


Spine is faded and half-title page has and embossed stamp from the previous owner but otherwise book is in excellent condition and shows no wear at all, very very clean, tight and straight. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 213pp, b&w text figures, oblong large octavo. View more info

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Food's Frontier: The Next Green Revolution

By: Manning, Richard

Price: $68.95

Publisher: Gordonsville, Virginia, U.S.A., North Point Press: 2000

Edition: Ex Library

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 128076

ISBN: 0865475938

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is loose and the first signature is only half attached. The text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Signed on title page. First Edition. Bar code from the library has been cut out of the upper R. corner of the front endpaper. View more info

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Place of Learning, Place of Dreams: A History of the Seattle Public Library

By: Marshall, John Douglas

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Seattle, Univ of Washington Pr: 2004

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 129848

ISBN: 0295983477

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 192 pages, signed by author on half title page. Dust jacket shows a little scuffing and edge wear, no tears. View more info

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Political Philosophy of Poststructuralist Anarchism, The

By: May, Todd

Price: $33.95

Publisher: University Park, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., Pennsylvania State Univ Pr: 1994

Seller ID: 111079

ISBN: 0271010460

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. Top of spine has been bumped, leaving a half inch tear on cover. 165 pages. View more info

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Servicing Guide to British Motor Vehicles Vol. 3: Cars, Commercial Vehicles and Components

By: McHattie, J. N.

Price: $265.50

Publisher: London, Trader Publishing Co.: 1957

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 128768

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stickers, stamps, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind; may have a few small tears at page edges but book is very clean with no grease, stains, etc. Half-title page torn at spine 1/3 way down from top, otherwise binding is very tight and neat though covers are freyed at corners and edges and spine ends, heavy clear tape covers spine over library stickers. Color & b&w ads sprinkled throughout with 24 page color section at back of book. 2nd impression, published for "Motor Trader" and "British Automobiles ... View more info

Ships of Steel: A British Columbia Shipbuilder's Story

By: McLaren, T.A.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Harbour: 2000

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 137027

ISBN: 1550172425

Condition: Fine


Book is as-new and in excellent condition in every respect with a straight spine, square, solid binding, text/interior is clean, neat and free of marking of any kind. Dust jacket shows light shelf wear only, no tears. Inscribed by Vickie Jensen "Smooth sailing!" and signed by Malcolm McLaren on half title page. Contents include: INTRODUCTION Steel Shipbuilding in British Columbia CHAPTER I Those Shipbuilding McLarens 26 CHAPTER 2 The Challenge of Wartime Shipbuilding 45 CHAPTER 3 Post-War Downsizing and Adjustment (1946-1948) 69 CHAPTER 4 No Assets, No Overhead: Starting a New Shi... View more info

Magnificent Matriarch: Kaahumanu, Queen of Hawaii, The

By: Mellen, Kathleen Dickenson

Price: $42.95

Publisher: Hastings House: 1952

Seller ID: 138589

Condition: Fair


Covers have light wear at edges and corners, a mar in the cloth at upper front cover, general scuffing, heavily sunned spine. Half title page and the free endpaper is detached from the page block, the front cover held by the super (cloth) beneath; back cover is bound as is usual. Half title page has previous owner's name & date. Text/interior is marked with underlining and some light marginalia in light pencil. Eight b&w illustrations, five pages of "Literature Consulted" listings at back. View more info

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Ascher: Fabric-Art-Fashion (Victoria and Albert Museum)

By: Mendes, Valerie D. ; Frances M. Hinchcliffe

Price: $245.00

Publisher: Victoria & Albert Museum: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 144105

ISBN: 1851770410

Condition: Very Good


Exhibition catalog published to coincide with the show held at the publisher's gallery from April 15 to June 14, 1987. Covers show light shelf wear only with some sunning at upper edge and page end edge. Previous owner's signatue and date on half title page. Printed endpapers. Text/interior is in Fine condition and filled with large format full color, often full page photos, prints, designs, fabric samples. Perfect bound, spine is intact and unblemished but appears somewhat fragile due to the age and size of the book. Shouldn't be handled roughly. "Lavishly illustrated, this book shows ... View more info

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The World of Lawrence: A Passionate Appreciation

By: Miller, Henry,

Price: $8.41

Publisher: Santa Barbara, CA, Capra Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 132669

Condition: Very Good


Quarter orange cloth boards with bumped lower front corner, scuff mark to middle front cover, otherwise no other blemishes other than foxing at page ends. Binding solid and square, text/interior clean, neat and free of marking of any kind. Henry Miller's work on D.H. Lawrence; contains nice photo of subject in beard with half turned face, acne scar at right cheek, humble, looks like he might know something, tree of life drawing with many notes, Division of Book rough sketch, handwritten, both by Miller, looks like. Contents include Personality, soil and climate, The universe of death, Resur... View more info

Islamic painting in the Israel Museum

By: Milstein, Rachel; Na'ama Brosh

Price: $48.50

Publisher: Jerusalem, The Israel Museum, (Muzeon Yisrael: 1984

Seller ID: 145231

ISBN: 9652780200

Condition: Very Good


Book shows very minor shelf wear to covers, water damage causing a wave to about 1" into the top of the page block for about the 1st half of the block. Doesn't affect the prints. 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. Chapters include: The miniature as illustration, Painting in the Fatimid period, Painting under the Turkmans, The earlier Safavid period, The later Safavid period, Post-Safavid painting, Painting in Turkey, Islamic paining in India, the Qur'an, calligraphy and illumi... View more info

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Braque: The Papiers Colles

By: Monod-Fontaine, Isabelle; Carmean, E.A. ; Clark, Trinkett; Cooper, Douglas; Daix, Pierre; Fry, Edward F. ; Martin, Alvin;

Price: $27.50

Publisher: U.S.A., National Gallery of Art: 1982

Seller ID: 132951

ISBN: 0894680560

Condition: Very Good


Book shows creasing to spine, some light edge wear, light scuffing to covers. Interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Binding is tight and straight. 178 pages, many b&w prints, some color, some half and full page in color. Several essays by the above authors. In business for 20 years, we provide excellent customer service and pack with appropriate protective shipping material. View more info

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Beyond Everest: Quest for the Seven Summits

By: Morrow, P.

Price: $45.90

Publisher: U.S.A., Firefly Books Ltd: 1986

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 139608

ISBN: 0920656463

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition with slightly scuffed covers and lightly bumped page-end corners. Binding is solid and square, covers and spine are creaseless, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Signed by author on half title page. 175 pages with a great many large color photos. Chapters include Mckinley, Aconcagua (Argentina), Elbrus & Kilimanjaro, Vinson, Carstensz (Australasia). View more info

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Servicing Guide to British Motor Vehicles Vol. 5: Cars, Commercial Vehicles, Diesel Engines and Components

By: Moss, A.J.K.

Price: $265.50

Publisher: London, Trader Publishing Co.: 1959

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 128777

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stickers, stamps, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind; may have a few small tears at page edges but book is very clean with no grease, stains, etc. Half-title page is torn at top and bottom 1 & 3 inches respectively. Covers are freyed at spine ends only. Color & b&w ads sprinkled throughout with 18 page color section at back of book. Published for "Motor Trader" and "British Automobiles Overseas.". 312 pages on yellowed paper with typical section showing engine R&R, spec sheets for engine torque ... View more info

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Moons of Jupiter: Stories

By: Munro, Alice

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan of Canada: 1982

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 146323

ISBN: 0771597258

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Signed by Alice Munro on title page. Wear at bottom of cloth spine and small indentation on bottom of front board. Edge wear and tears to dust jacket, with half inch open tear at bottom of dust jacket spine. No price on dust jacket. Publication date of 1982 with no later printings indicated. The 2013 Nobel Prize-winner's fifth collection of stories. View more info

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Blunt

By: Nigel Parry

Price: $89.50

Publisher: powerHouse Books: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 146055

ISBN: 1576873269

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition, very large: 12 1/2" x 11" in deep black cloth with silver embossed print at 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 shows light shelf wear only, with a 1/2" stain to the front, no tears. Signed "Cheers! Nigel" on the half-title page in Sharpie. Unpaginated, about 120 pages, all full page b&w prints of the following persons: Ewan McGregor, Russell Crowe, Jimmy Fallon, Renee Zellweger, Clint Eastwood, Paul Newman... View more info

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11th Exhibition Homage to Shuzo Takiguchi Experimental Workshop ( July 8 - 31, 1991)

By: No Author

Price: $567.95

Publisher: Santani Gallery: 1991

Seller ID: 133182

Condition: Near Fine


Exhibition catalog in white oversize wraps with as-issued protective jacket. Text on cover in English and Japanese, red & black print. Covers have sharp corners, no edge wear, are nearly pristine. Page block and binding are solid and straight. Text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 136 pages in dual language with many b&w and color photos, large section of plates with many full and half page illustrations. Contents include: The spriti of experimentation -- an anthology by Shuzo Takiguchi: Art and experimentation, The spirit of Experimentation, People creating new art -- ... View more info