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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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Victorian Maritime Album: 100 Photographs from the Francis Frith Collection at the National Maritime Museum

By: Basil Greenhill

Price: $42.95

Publisher: Aztex Corporation: 1977

Seller ID: 140803

ISBN: 0850592399

Condition: Near 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. Dust jacket shows the slightest signs of shelf wear only, no tears. Price clipped, 100 B&W photos, 144 pages, chapters incule Francis Frith & Company, Beside the Seaside, Yachts & Pleasure Sailing, Warships, Passenger Steamers, Tugs, etc. View more info

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Architecture and Disjunction

By: Bernard Tschumi

Price: $17.95

Publisher: The MIT Press: 1998

Seller ID: 144235

ISBN: 0262700603

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition in every respect. 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 the slightest signs of shelf wear only, no tears. 261 pages. Chapters include: The architectural paradox, Questions of space, Architecture and transgression, The pleasure of architecture, The violence of architecture, Spaces and events, Madness and the combinative, Abstract mediation and strategy, Disjunctions View more info

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What Are People For?: Essays

By: Berry, Wendell

Price: $12.95

Publisher: U.S.A., North Point Press: 1990

Seller ID: 144804

ISBN: 0865474370

Condition: Very Good


Book appears nearly new save sunned spine; creaseless covers and spine, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind, solid binding. View more info

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Crystal Gardens: West Coast Pleasure Palace, The

By: Berton, Pierre; Smyly, Carolyn; Reksten, Terry; Kerr, Alastair; Segger, Martin; Stark, Stuart; Knowlton

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Crystal Gardens Preservation Society: 1977

Seller ID: 110095

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 120 pages; many photos. View more info

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The Memoirs of Casanova

By: Casanova

Price: $18.95

Publisher: N Y, Modern Library: 1957

Seller ID: 142474

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Full red cloth boards are sharp and clean. Small tears on dust jacket. 492 pages. 4 3/8"w x 7 1/4"h. Modern Library #165. Rockwell Kent torchbearer design on cover and endpapers. View more info

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Pleasure of the Crown: Anthropology, Law and First Nations, The

By: Culhane Speck, Dara;Culhane, Dara

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Talonbooks Ltd: 1998

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 123251

ISBN: 0889223157

Condition: Fine


As-new, with no blemishes of any kind or marking to text/interior. View more info

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Confessions of an English Opium Eater

By: De Quincey, Thomas

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Heritage Press: 1950

Seller ID: 132218

Condition: Fine


Book is very clean and completely unblemished except for the tiniest of corner wear, no bumps, but very light wear just at the very tips. The book is wrapped in the original semi-transparent paper as a protective jacket. The binding is tight and solid, pages and illustrations are very clean with no marking of any kind. Decorated green boards with oil on water image of swirls and bubbles on paper with black cloth spine. 77 pp., red colored page ends. Illustrated with twelve gravures by Zhenya Gay with an intro by William Bolitho. Four page Sunglass notes are laid in and in excellent condit... View more info

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Confessions of an Opium Eater (Little Blue Book No. 95)

By: De Quincey, Thomas; Smith, Lloyd E.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Girard, Kansas, Haldeman-julius: 1924

Seller ID: 140366

Condition: Very Good


Small staple-bound pamphlet. 3 3/8"w x 5 "h. Age-toned paper. 64 pages. View more info

Lands of Pleasure: Essays on Lillian H. Smith and the Development of Childrens Libraries

By: Fasick, Adele M.;Johnston, Margaret

Price: $8.41

Publisher: Lanham, Maryland, U.S.A., Scarecrow Press: 1990

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 127819

ISBN: 0810822660

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 clean book with sharp corners, very little wear. View more info

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The Pleasure of Seeing - Architectural Sculpture & Decorative Art in Vancouver

By: Formosa, Gerald

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., Skorba Publishers: 1982

Seller ID: 144325

ISBN: 096906182X

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Wear to cover. 145 black and white photos of architectural details. Oblong format: 10"w x 8 1/2"h. View more info

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Alter Mundus

By: Gazzino, Lucia

Price: $7.84

Publisher: Pleasure Boat Studio: A Literary Press: 2013

Seller ID: 131297

ISBN: 1929355947

Condition: Fine


Brand new in excellent condition in every respect except for a sticker on front cover. View more info

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Moonchild: The Films of Kenneth Anger (Persistence of Vision Vol. 1)

By: Humter, Jack

Price: $18.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Creation Books: 2002

Seller ID: 138844

ISBN: 1840680296

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition with light shelfwear only. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners and are creaseless, as is the spine. Exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 128 pages, large b&w photos. Moonchild is a comprehensive study of Anger’s films focusing in particular on the occult, mind-altering, homo-erotic, and pop-culture elements found within such classics as Fireworks, Inauguration of the Pleasure Dome, Scorpio Rising, and Invocation of My Demon Brother. Moonchild also contains numerous opulent film images, quot... View more info

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An Artist of the Floating World

By: Ishiguro, Kazuo

Price: $65.00

Publisher: N Y, Vintage International: 1989

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 145321

ISBN: 0679722661

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Inscribed by Kazuo Ishiguro on the title page. View more info

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Oral Pleasure: Kosinski as Storyteller

By: Kosinski, Kiki (ed.)

Price: $7.73

Publisher: GROVE/ATLANTIC INC: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 127565

ISBN: 0802120334

Condition: Fine


A new, unread book in excellent condition in every respect, dust jacket shows light scuffing and has sticker residue on spine where a tag was. View more info

English Park: Royal, Private & Public

By: Lasdun, Susan

Price: $14.95

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch: 1991

Seller ID: 136651

ISBN: 0233987193

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 216 pages. Contents: Ancient Origins; The Medieval Park; The Country House Park: Sixteenth Century Beginnings; Rise and Decline: The Park from James I to the Commonwealth; The Restoration: A Return to Park-Making; The Landscape Park: From Bridgeman to Brown: Pavilions for Pleasure: Park Buildins; Rus in Urbe: The Royal Parks of London: The Public Walks Debate: Or Parks for the People; Park Mania; Arcadias for All: Parks Under Threat; Notes; Index. View more info

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Habit of Loving, The

By: Lessing, Doris

Price: $50.00

Publisher: N Y, Thomas Y. Crowell: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 130221

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Pink cloth boards. 311 pages. Price-clipped dust jacket with small tears and edge wear. Relatively early book the widely-published author. This book of short stories includes: 'The Words He Said'; 'The Woman'; 'Through the Tunnel'; 'Lucy Grange'; 'Pleasure'; 'A Mild Attack of Locusts'; 'The Witness'; 'Flavors of Exile'; 'Getting off the Altitude'; 'A Road to the Big City'; 'Flight'; 'The Day Stalin Died'; 'Plants and Girls'; 'Wine'; 'He'; 'The Eye of God in Paradise'; and, 'The Habit of Loving'. View more info

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Mystic Seaport Museum Watercraft

By: Mystic Seaport Museum

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Connecticut, U.S., Mystic Seaport Museum: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 139322

ISBN: 091337217X

Condition: Good


Book shows light wear to covers, heavy creasing at spine with some chipping away of the outer layer at the bottom spine. Binding is otherwise solid, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Heavily illumstated with a great many b&w photos, a section at back of 58 plans. "Never before has such a comprehensive compilation of watercraft in a museum collection been published. the Mystic Seaport Museum watercraft collection, largest in the United States, is a treasury of Northeastern vessel types. Not simply a collection of boats, it is also tangible evidence of a practical a... View more info

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Painting the Marine Scene in Watercolor

By: Olson, Herbert Vincent

Price: $7.84

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Galahad Books: 1967

Seller ID: 129845

ISBN: 0883653354

Condition: Near Fine


Book shows light corner wear with bumped front lower corner, previous owners short inscription at inside cover, otherwise Fine. Dust jacket has general light scuffing with some edge/corner wear, no tears. 126 pages, b&w & color prints, chapters include waves at the shoreline, ricks and surf, fishing on the Riviera, the wave, rough weather, the pleasure sailing craft, fog, gulls, tides, furling etc. View more info

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The Donut: A Canadian History

By: Penfold, Steve

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 2008

Seller ID: 121383

ISBN: 0802097979

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. Bright orange cover with slightly scuffed black lettering. Date stamped on bottom page ends. Slight sticker residue on cover. 256 pages. "For the historian, there are no banal things." Contents: Introduction: History from the Bottomless Cup; Faith, Efficiency, and the Modern Donut: Inventing a Mass Commodity, 1920-1960; "Our New Palce of Donut Pleasure": The Donut Shop and Consumer Culture, 1961-1976; "He Must Give Up Certain Things": Franchising and the Making of the Donut Shop, 1960-1980; Expansion and Transform... View more info