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 , The Demon Telegraph : The Ace Magical Magazne (10 Issues 1948 to 1951)
The Demon Telegraph : The Ace Magical Magazne (10 Issues 1948 to 1951)
London, England, Davenport and Company, 1948. Pamphlet. Noteworthy British magic magazine which began publication around 1933 which contained tricks, routines, magicians' shop talk, illustrations of complex performance pieces, examples of patter, etc. Ten issues ranging in date from 1948 through 1951, including a bonus of "Maskelynes Mysteries", also published by Davenport. 11 pieces in all. Very Good .
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Book number: 73654
USD 60.00 [Appr.: EURO 56 | £UK 48.25 | JP¥ 6798]
Catalogue: Magic
Keywords: Prestidigitation
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Expressions of Depression (3 Volumes in Slipcase): Oedipus Plays of Sophocles; 2) Hamlet by William Shakespeare; 3) the Major Plays of Anton Checkov. ; Xpressions of Depression, Consisting of Copies of 1) the Oedipus Plays of Sophocles; 2) Hamlet by William Shakespeare; and 3) Checkov: The Major Plays
NEW YORK, Burroughs-Wellcome (and Signet), 1980. Softcover. This three-volume slipcased set of mmpbs collectively entitled Expressions of Depression, consisting of copies of 1) The Oedipus Plays of Sophocles; 2) Hamlet by William Shakespeare; and 3) Checkov: The Major Plays, and published by Burroughs Wellcome Co. as an effort to promote Wellbutrin (Bupropion HCI), which "relieves depression with few life-style disruptions". Text on back of slipcase reads: "Our literature, a reflection of human life and circumstance, abounds with interpretations of depression. Whether overcome by persistent melancholia, feelings of guilt or worthlessness, difficulty in concentrating or decision making, or thoughts of suicide and death, the characters so finely portrayed in this series of plays are fictional prototypes for the real expressions of depression that you see every day in practice." All Signet classics, dating from mid 1980's, each bearing a Burroughs-Wellcome dustjacket!. Books themselves near fine, in very good plus dustjackets (when's the last time you saw a mass market paperback in jacket?), all housed in very good plus slipcase. Very Good plus .
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Book number: 73172
USD 55.00 [Appr.: EURO 51.25 | £UK 44.25 | JP¥ 6232]

 
Vetus Testamentum
London, Samuel Bagster and Sons, Limited, 1850. Hardcover. Previous owner's name to front free endpaper. Sunning to spine. Moderately worn black, cloth-cover boards. A 1" tear to lower spine. Top spine worn with small chip. Corners worn and nudged. Indented scar to rear board. Very Good Minus .
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Book number: 72989
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 46.75 | £UK 40.25 | JP¥ 5665]

 ABADIE, MAURICE (LIEUTENANT-COLONEL D'INFANTERIE COLONIALE), Les Races Du Haut-Tonkin de Phong-Tho a Lang-Son ; the Peoples of Upper Tonkin
ABADIE, MAURICE (LIEUTENANT-COLONEL D'INFANTERIE COLONIALE)
Les Races Du Haut-Tonkin de Phong-Tho a Lang-Son ; the Peoples of Upper Tonkin
Paris, France, Societe D'Editions Geographiques, Maritimes et Coloniales, 1924. Paperback. In French. Preface de M. Paul Pelliot, de l'Institut. 121 images on 44 separate plates. Paperbound signatures missing spine paper/label. 194 pp, including the table of plates. Some sunning and edgewear to paper covers. This copy bears the stamp (upper front cover) of Theodore Stern, professor emeritus of Anthropology at the University of Oregon, and the author of The Klamath Tribe: A People and Their Reservation. Book opens with Physical Description of the countryside, followed by a Historical Summary and notes on the general distribution of populations in what was then known as Northern Tonkin, or the (French) colonized areas of Northern Indo-China. Chapters divided into: 1) Le Haut-Tonkin (Northern Indo-China); 2) Le Groupe Thai (Tho et les Thai, Tho du bassin du Si-Kiang, Tho de la Rioviere Claire, Tho-ti, Thai blancs du Fleuve Rouge, Thai blancs de la Riviere Noire, Thai noirs, Nng, Nhang, Pa-y, T'ou-lao, Lu et Tribus diverses: Muong, Tchong-Kia, Kouei-tcheou, Lao, :Pen-ti-lolo, Lati, :Pou-piao-lolo); 3) Le Groupe Man (Man, Man-lan-ten; Man-ta-pan; Man-tien; MNan-quan-trang; Pa-seng; 4) Le Groupe Meo (Heu-meo, Peu-meo, Hoa-eo, Meo-mong-cha); 5) Le Group Lolo (Blancs et Noirs; Fou-la; Xa-pho;Ho-nhi). Very Good .
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Book number: 68762
USD 150.00 [Appr.: EURO 139.75 | £UK 120.75 | JP¥ 16995]
Catalogue: Anthropology
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 ABBEY, EDWIN A. AND ALFRED PARSONS, Old Songs
ABBEY, EDWIN A. AND ALFRED PARSONS
Old Songs
New York, Harper & Brothers, 1888. Hardcover. Large, over-sized volume offers lyrics of seventeen songs deemed old favorites at the end of the 19th century - including "Sweet Nelly. My Heart's Delight", "Here's to the Maiden of Bashful Fifteen", "Bsrbara Allen", and "Sally in My Alley" - with illustrations throughout by Edwin A. Abbey and Alfred Parsons. 122 pp. HEAVY BOOK. Very slight rubbing to spine top, bottom, and edges. Very slight edgewear and cornerwear to covers. No markings. VERY GOOD .
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Book number: 61570
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Keywords: Alfred Parsons - Illustrator; Popular Culture in America
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 ABBOTT, JACOB, History of Pyrrhus (Altemus' Young People's Library)(Abbott's Historical Series
ABBOTT, JACOB
History of Pyrrhus (Altemus' Young People's Library)(Abbott's Historical Series
Philadelphia, Henry Altemus, 1900. Hardcover. Sunning to spine, moderate soiling and edgewear to spinecaps. Very lightly age-tanned. Worn gilt lettering on spine and green Art Nouveau inspired front colored cloth boards. With 45 illustrations including frontispiece. 300 pp with 12 pp Altemus' Young People's Library selections at rear of book. Clean, tight. ]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]] WITH FORTY-FIVE ILLUSTRATIONS. "Pyrrhus, King of Epirus, after losing his throne, and regaining it by the help of the Ptolomies, extended his dominions by the addition of a portion of Macedonia, and then, at the invitation of a Greek colony in Lower Italy, joined them in battle againd the Romans by the river Siris," (introduction). VERY GOOD MINUS .
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Book number: 73113
USD 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 70 | £UK 60.5 | JP¥ 8498]
Keywords: Historical, Biographical, Hellenistic Period, King of Epirus
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ABBOUD, PETER F. AND ERNEST N. MCCARUS (EDS.)
Elementary Modern Standard Arabic : Part 1, Arabic Pronunciation and Writing ; Arabic Grammar and Vocabulary, Lessons 1 -- 30 ; Part 2, Arabic Grammar and Vocabulary, Lessons 31 -- 45, Appendices
United Kingdom, Cambridge University Press, 1999. Paperback. FINE. Text in English and Arabic. Black lettering on spine and front of orange covers. Thirty lessons in EMSA 1, fifteen lessons in EMSA 2. 634 / 481 pp with Arabic-English glossary, English-Arabic glossary, appendices and subject index. Clean, bright and solid bindings. Revised in 1975, the basic texts were enlarged and expanded but the same vocabulary was retained . with a few additions." Grammar notes and drills were completely rewritten with the addition of several new types such as recognition and translation drills. A new feature is the section of written and aural comprehension passages for further reading and listening practice. Part Two saw a formal change, the use of Prepatory Sentences to provide for the introduction in context of the new vocabulary items," (preface). EMSA 1 can be used by the beginning student for a basic working knowledge of Arabic. EMSA 2 is an extension in vocabulary, grammar and expression. FINE .
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Book number: 71915
USD 60.00 [Appr.: EURO 56 | £UK 48.25 | JP¥ 6798]
Keywords: Language Studies, Foreign Language, Language Courses,

 ABU BAKR SIRAZ ED-DIN, The Book of Certainty : The Sufi Doctrines of Faith, Vision and Gnosis
ABU BAKR SIRAZ ED-DIN
The Book of Certainty : The Sufi Doctrines of Faith, Vision and Gnosis
New York, Samuel Weiser, 1970. FIRST THUS. Paperback. Writings FROM the Sufi mystical path. Cover sunned. Book tight. VERY GOOD PLUS TRADE PAPERBACK .
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Book number: 56973
USD 55.00 [Appr.: EURO 51.25 | £UK 44.25 | JP¥ 6232]
Catalogue: Mysticism
Keywords: The Seal of Solomon; Dervishes; Spirituality
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ACHARYA, SRI ANANDA
Brahmadarsanam or Intuition of the Absolute Being an Introduction to the Study of Hindu Philosophy
New York, Macmillan, 1917. Hardcover. TIGHT BINDING. Front hinges starting. Two nudged corners. Light wear to extremities. Age-tanned. Dark green lettering to spine and front of olive-green, cloth-covered boards. Thin dark green single rules border front boards. Plastic protective cover. Frontispiece of Sri Ananda Acharya by Adele Fairholme. 210 pp with appendix, notes, bibliography and index. Advertisements to rear of book. Tight. Presented in six lectures that were "delivered in Christiania during the early spring of 1915. My aim was to present Hindu ways of looking at the eternal verities of life in simple language before the mind of the Norwegian public," (preface). VERY GOOD MINUS .
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Book number: 72914
USD 42.00 [Appr.: EURO 39.25 | £UK 34 | JP¥ 4759]
Catalogue: Religion General
Keywords: Indian Religions, Spirituality, Eastern Religions, Indian Philosophy, William Walker Atkinson

 
ACHARYA, SRI ANANDA
Brahmadarsanam or Intuition of the Absolute Being an Introduction to the Study of Hindu Philosophy
New York, Macmillan, 1917. Hardcover. TIGHT BINDING. Two bumped corners, two nudged. Moderate scuffing to boards, mostly to spine. Age-tanned. Extremely light, occasional marginalia in pencil. Gilt lettering to spine and front of pine-green, cloth-covered boards. Thin in-blind single rule borders front and rear panels. Frontispiece of Sri Ananda Acharya by Adele Fairholme. 210 pp with appendix, notes, bibliography and index. Advertisements to rear of book. Tight. Presented in six lectures that were "delivered in Christiania during the early spring of 1915. My aim was to present Hindu ways of looking at the eternal verities of life in simple language before the mind of the Norwegian public," (preface). GOOD PLUS .
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Book number: 72910
USD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 37.25 | £UK 32.25 | JP¥ 4532]
Catalogue: Religion General
Keywords: Indian Religions, Spirituality, Eastern Religions, Indian Philosophy, William Walker Atkinson

 ACKLEY, P. O., Handbook and Catalog of P.O. Ackley, Gunmaker & Licensed Importer
ACKLEY, P. O.
Handbook and Catalog of P.O. Ackley, Gunmaker & Licensed Importer
Salt Lake City, UT, Holladay. Paperback. STAPLED PAMPHLET. Edges worn soft, some creasing to covers and a few pages near end have creased lower corners. Some light soiling to covers, a small pen mark to front cover, a bit of past liquid contact to front cover and top edge of first page only. A .5" chip to upper edge of front cover and 1" tear at lower edge to spine. No date listed. Green lettering to cover, pale tan woodgrain pattern to covers. Unmarked text, staples secure. 36 pp. From the legendary P.O. Ackley, a gunsmith amongst gunsmiths, comes this handbook and catalog featuring loading data charts, theory versus practice, and a price guide for wildcats. "Mr. Ackley has been a regular contributor of magazine articles and the work of his pen has been a steadying influence on gunmaking throughout the country. His line of wildcat cartridges represents superlative engineering and unfailing adherence to standards of uncompromising quality." Other articles included are "How Big a Rifle Do You Need?" "Rifles for Alaska" and "A Few Notes of Sectional Densisty and Related Items." Many useful charts, and clear photographs of Ackley, cartridges, rifles, etc. NEAR VERY GOOD .
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Book number: 67809
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 ADAIR, GILBERT, The Holy Innocents : A Romance
ADAIR, GILBERT
The Holy Innocents : A Romance
New York, E.P. Dutton & Co. Inc, 1989. First American Edition. HARDCOVER. Basis for Bernardo Bertolucci's film THE DREAMERS, set during the 1968 student uprisings in Paris about two siblings, a brother and a sister. who draw a repressed American student into their games involving homosexuality, incest and sadism. Adair's novel was itself homage to Jean Cocteau's novel THE HOLY TERRORS, about incestuous siblings and the stranger who enters their world. {Book description drawn and adapted from Anthony Allison's review of the film in the Las Vegas Mercury, 3/4/04) Book is bright, crisp and unmarked in any way. Minor shelfwear to dust jacket, with a half-inch spot where the laminate is just beginning to peel. Protected by transparent Demco cover. FINE IN NEAR FINE DUST JACKET .
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Book number: 56629
USD 100.00 [Appr.: EURO 93.25 | £UK 80.5 | JP¥ 11330]
Keywords: Last Tango in Paris; (Les Enfants Terribles), Bertolucci,
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 ADAMS, ANDY, African Ivory Mystery ( (a Biff Brewster Mystery Adventure)0
ADAMS, ANDY
African Ivory Mystery ( (a Biff Brewster Mystery Adventure)0
NEW YORK, Grosset & Dunlap, 1961. Hardcover. Boards very lightly cocked with just a slight curve to horizontal axis. A bit of light rubbing to corners, spinecaps. Very light spine lean to bottom half of spine. A bit of light spotting to bottom edge, very light soiling to fore edge. Small price sticker to FFEP. DJ archivally protected. DJ price clipped on top corner of front flap. Very light edgewear with two 1 cm chips, no chips or tears elsewhere. Light soiling to rear DJ panel with a 4 inch by half-inch tideline to spine edge. FIRST EDITION. Here, Biff Brewster joins his uncle on an African safari but soon is working for Interpol, helping to round up a ring of ruthless ivory smugglers. Fifth volume of Biff Brewster Mystery Adventures series. 175 pp. with black and white full-page illustrations. Pictoral endpapers feature jungle scene from Biff's adventures. Grey and white scale-like pattern to casing on boards with black lettering and design. Blue topstain. NEAR FINE in very good plus dustjacket .
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Book number: 64848
USD 85.00 [Appr.: EURO 79.25 | £UK 68.5 | JP¥ 9631]
Keywords: African Safari - Young Adult Fiction ; Ivory Smuggling - Young Adult Fiction
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ADAMS, JOHN T.
Drowned Valley : The Piscataqua River Basin
Hanover, NH, University Press of New England, 1976. Hardcover. FIRST EDITION. SIGNED BY AUTHOR to half-title page. Previous owner's name to front free endpaper. Brown cloth-covered boards are Near Fine. Sharp corners. Pictorial dustjacket is Good Plus Jacket is lightly stained, and edges have a few creases with closed tears. 170 black and white illustrations. Map verso Foreword page. 274 pp with acknowledgments & credits and index. Clean, bright, tight. With a foreword by Charles E. Clark. "Here is documented, if one chooses to view it that way, the shift in one corner of New England from handicraft to mass production, from wind and water and animal power to steam and petroleum and electricity, from a local culture determined by the locality to a national culture imposed upon the locality . "(front flap). NEAR FINE in Good Plus Dustjacket .
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Book number: 73363
USD 125.00 [Appr.: EURO 116.5 | £UK 100.75 | JP¥ 14163]
Catalogue: American History
Keywords: American Manufacturing in 19th-Century New England, Maine Harbors, New Hampshire Harbors. Portsmouth, New Hampshire

 ADAMS, ANDY, Egyptian Scarab Mystery (a Biff Brewster Mystery Adventure)
ADAMS, ANDY
Egyptian Scarab Mystery (a Biff Brewster Mystery Adventure)
NEW YORK, Grosset & Dunlap, 1963. Hardcover. Ninth volume of Biff Brewster Mystery Adventures series. Here, Biff Brewster seeks the lost tomb of Egypt's ancient Prince Reth but is haunted at every step by a "living mummy" and also challenged by worshipers of Thoth, the deity of the dead. 170 pp. with black and white full-page illustrations. Pictoral endpapers feature scenes from Biff's adventures. Grey and white scale-like pattern to casing on boards with black lettering and design. Blue topstain. Very light spine lean. A bit of light rubbing to spinecaps and corners. Rear board very lightly cocked with just a bit of a curve to vertical and horizontal axis. Black ink to very edge of bottom spinecap; bottom 2 cm of spinecap indented a bit. Just a bit of light soiling to fore edge; several very small spots and several very small scratches to top edge. A bit of stitching visible along front hinge, but hinge is still quite sturdy. DJ archivally protected, price-clipped. One 1cm chip and an 0.5 inch closed tear to top edge with more very light edgewear elsewhere with just a bit of rubbing and creasing. Light rubbing to edge between front DJ panel and front flap. NEAR FINE in very good plus dustjacket .
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Book number: 64850
USD 125.00 [Appr.: EURO 116.5 | £UK 100.75 | JP¥ 14163]
Keywords: Mummies - Young Adult Fiction ; Egypt - Young Adult Fiction
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ADAMS, VIRGINIA AND ANSEL
Illustrated Guide to Yosemite Valley
Stanford, CA, Stanford University Press, 1952. Paperback. FIFTH EDITION. Mild shelf / edgewear to covers. Maps, illustrations, diagrams, photographs. Black lettering on spine and front in green panel of pictorial covers. 128 pp with note on history, chronology and bibliography. Clean, bright, solid. A wealth of essential information on accoodations, sports, birds, animals, plants, safety, Yosemite Valley history. Major trail and road descriptions. Maps and more than 40 photographs by Ansel Adams. VERY GOOD .
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Book number: 72558
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 23.5 | £UK 20.25 | JP¥ 2833]
Keywords: Guide Books, California National Parks, Pictorial Works

 ADAMS, ANDY, Mystery of the Tibetan Caravan (a Biff Brewster Mystery Adventure)
ADAMS, ANDY
Mystery of the Tibetan Caravan (a Biff Brewster Mystery Adventure)
NEW YORK, Grosset & Dunlap, 1963. Hardcover. FIRST EDITION. Here, Biff Brewster, accompanied by a Tibetan companion, attempts to smuggle the Glowing Buddha, sacred symbol of the Dalai Lama, out of Communist-occupied Tibet. 174 pp. with black and white full-page illustrations. Pictoral endpapers feature scenes from Biff's adventures. Grey and white scale-like pattern to casing on boards with black lettering and design. Blue topstain. Rear board very lightly cocked with slight curve to fore edge. Light rubbing to edges. DJ archivally protected, price-clipped on top corner of front flap. A bit of very light DJ edgewear, no chips or tears. NEAR FINE in near fine dustjacket .
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Book number: 64828
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 46.75 | £UK 40.25 | JP¥ 5665]
Keywords: Tibet - Young Adult Fiction ; Communism - Young Adult Fiction
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 ADAMS, ANDY, Mystery of the Ambush in India (a Biff Brewster Mystery Adventure)
ADAMS, ANDY
Mystery of the Ambush in India (a Biff Brewster Mystery Adventure)
NEW YORK, Grosset & Dunlap, 1962. Hardcover. FIRST EDITION. Seventh volume of Biff Brewster Mystery Adventures series. Here, Biff Brewster rejoins his companions Kamuka and Likake to Calcutta, where he is entrusted with a majestic ruby and must fend off thugs, tigers, and even yeti. 170 pp. with black and white full-page illustrations. Pictoral endpapers feature scenes from Biff's adventures. Grey and white scale-like pattern to casing on boards with black lettering and design. Blue topstain. A bit of light rubbing to spinecaps, corners. Rear board very lightly cocked with a very slight curve to bottom edge. Very light bump to front upper corner. Light creasing to rear pastedown (binder's error). A bit of light scratching to top edge. DJ archivally protected. Half-quarter sized area rubbed away to front DJ panel. Very light edgewear with three 2cm chips and a 1 cm closed tear, some light creasing to bottom edge of front DJ panel. NEAR FINE in very good plus dustjacket .
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Book number: 64849
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 46.75 | £UK 40.25 | JP¥ 5665]
Keywords: Calcutta, India - Young Adult Fiction ; Yeti - Young Adult Fiction
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 ADAMS, ELEANOR N., Old English Scholarship in England from 1566-1800
ADAMS, ELEANOR N.
Old English Scholarship in England from 1566-1800
New Haven, CT, Yale University Press, 1970. Hardcover. FINE. AVAILABLE IN U.S. Gilt lettering to spine, darkest navy cloth-covered boards. Very clean, tight, bright. Crisp and sharp. No markings, privately owned. Actual book. 204 pp with appendices, chronological table, bibliography and index. Yale Studies in English, Volume 55. Reprint of original 1917 edition, unaltered and unabridged. "It is the object of this thesis to discuss the beginnings of Old English scholarship, and to trace its progress until it took a recognized place in the scholarly world. The definite limits of this consideration are the publication of the first Old English book, 1566, and the establishment of the first professorship of the language in an English university, 1795," (preface). Contents include the beginnings, the growth, and the contributions through the centuries. FINE .
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Book number: 68976
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 46.75 | £UK 40.25 | JP¥ 5665]
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 ADAMS, FRANK (ILLUSTRATED BY), The Story of Old Mother Hubbard and Her Dog
ADAMS, FRANK (ILLUSTRATED BY)
The Story of Old Mother Hubbard and Her Dog
London, Blackie & Son, Ltd, 1111. Hardcover. Charmingly illustrated, full color paste-on to front board. Three corners bumped and rubbed through to cardboard. Olive-colored, cloth-covered boards and extremities, lightly soiled. Sweet illustrated endpapers. 12 full-color illustrations, 3 full page black and white drawings and several smaller drawings. Unpaginated. Most likely from the mid-1930's. Popular English nursery rhyme. Ill.: Adams, Frank. GOOD PLUS .
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Book number: 71990
USD 65.00 [Appr.: EURO 60.5 | £UK 52.5 | JP¥ 7365]
Keywords: 19th-Century English Nursery Rhyme, Juvenile Literature Adams, Frank
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ADDAMS, CHARLES
Drawn and Quartered
New York, Pocket Books, 1964. First Thus. Paperback. Pocket Cardinal Edition, Pocket Books (mass market) paperback printing of this beloved and now scarce collection of Chas. Addams, creator of The Addams Family. First revised, in that cartoon choice differs somewhat from original Simon and Schuster paperback publication of 1946. Still,this edition called by its publisher: "The cornerstone collection of great cartoons.." "115 Memorable, Tremorable Masterpieces".." No read crease -- appears unread! Only blemish a 1/4" inch closed tear to bottom of copyright page, otherwise a clear and easy "FINE". Extraordinarily bright and tight paperback, which apparently and somehow, remained unread throughout this past half-century. Ill.: Charles Addams. Near Fine .
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Book number: 73505
USD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 37.25 | £UK 32.25 | JP¥ 4532]
Keywords: Charles Addams

 AGNIHOTRI, S. N., Sanskrit without Tears
AGNIHOTRI, S. N.
Sanskrit without Tears
Honesdale, PA, Himalayan International Institute, 1979. Paperback. Second printing. Systematic presentation of material of beginning Sanskrit aimed at undergradualtes with emphasis on structural united needed for spoken and written composition. Contains sixteen individual lessons and emphasizes learning through sight and sound. Spiral-bound. Just a bit of light creasing to top edge of front cover, very small crease to bottom corner. 5 inch crease to top corner of rear cover, 0.5 inch crease to bottom edge. A bit of light scratching to both covers, visible only in direct light. Small spot 2 cm diameter to front cover. Faint one-inch pen mark and just a bit of light soiling, half-dime sized spot and half a dozen very small spots 1cm diameter or less to rear cover. Very light thumbing to upper and lower corners. Just the tiniest bit of soiling to title page. Text clean, unmarked, privately-owned. VERY GOOD .
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Book number: 65334
USD 95.00 [Appr.: EURO 88.5 | £UK 76.5 | JP¥ 10764]
Keywords: Sanskrit Composition ; Spoken Sanskrit
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AKERS, FLOYD (L. FRANK BAUM)
The Boy Fortune Hunters in China
CHICAGO, ILL, Reilly & Britton, 1910. Second Printing. Hardcover. Second Printing (One of the pseudonymous books of L. Frank Baum, and in this case, one of the "Boy Fortune Hunters" series. COVER STAMPED IN ORANGE, BLACK AND GREEN. 325 pp. text, plus two pages of advertisements at rear.) Shelfwear, particularly to spine caps and corners, with some darkening/hardening to spine caps, and smudging to boards. Fully conforms to second printing points (Bienvenue, 285). Nice, tight copy of one of Baum's scarcer pseudonymous titles. Ill.: E. A. Nelson. Good Plus .
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Book number: 71694
USD 550.00 [Appr.: EURO 512 | £UK 442.25 | JP¥ 62316]
Keywords: L. Frank Baum E.A. Nelson

 
AKHMATOVA, ANNA
The Complete Poems of Anna Akhmatova (Two Volume Set, Complete)
Somerville, MA, Zephyr Press, 1990. Second Printing. Hardcover. FINE. Bilingual editions. Gilt lettering debossed to spines and front boards, textured deep mulberry cloth-covered boards. Lovely mauve DJs with black lettering and portraits of Akhmatova at two ages, respective to volumes. Very clean, tight, bright. Volume I has 57 pages of illustrations, both photographs and artwork. 650 pp with notes to the poems and index of proper names. Volume II has 24 pages of illustrations. 871 pp with notes to poems, index of first lines, appendix, and bibliography. Translated by Judith Hemschemeyer, edited and introduced by Roberta Reeder. This two volume set includes more than 700 side-by-side poems (in Russian with English Translation opposite) and comprehensive notes in both languages as well. Also, more than 100 photographs, many never before available outside of Russian publication, a scholarly introduction with numerous excerpts from Akhmatova's autobiographical writings, a bilingual index of first lines, and an extensive bibliography. Volume I includes the first five collections (1912-1921): Evening, Rosary, White Flock, Plantain, and Anno Domini MCMXXI, as well as the translator's preface "Mirror and Masks: The Life and Poetic Works of Anna Akhmatova." Volume II includes the collections Reed and Seventh Book (1924-1964); long poems like Requiem, Poem Without a Hero, and the Northern Elegies; more than 200 uncollected lyrics from as early as 1904 and late as 1965; and Memoirs and a poet's introduction by Sir Isaiah Berlin and Akhmatova protege Anatoly Naiman. Ill.: Hemschemeyer, Judith. FINE .
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Book number: 68220
USD 200.00 [Appr.: EURO 186.25 | £UK 161 | JP¥ 22660]
Catalogue: Poetry
Keywords: Hemschemeyer, Judith

 
AL-MEFTY, OSSAMA (ED.)
Meningiomas
NEW YORK, Raven Press, 1991. FIRST PRINTING. Hardcover. Ex-Library with usual markings -- in this case one rubber-stamps to each edge, and title page and a library pocket to rear. Very Good Plus copy of this impossibly difficult master-work on Meningiomas. Two slightly nudged corners. Tight, and bright. "There is today nothing in the whole realm of surgery more gratifying than the successful removal a meningioma with subsequent perfect functional recovery.." ("This book presents meningiomas based on their sites of origin, not their topography. Featuring more than 800 intraoperative photographs and diagnostic images as well as more than 500 finely detailed color surgical drawings, this Operative Atlas for Meningiomas provides site-specific, type-specific coverage of current approaches to surgical excision and resection. Major sections of the book cover meningiomas of the anterior cranial base, middle cranial base, posterior cranial base, craniovertebral junction, and cranial vault. Each section is divided into three parts. The first part discusses the issues and considerations that influence surgical planning for specific meningiomas. The second part describes and illustrates operative techniques. The third part offers tips for improving surgical results and alerts the surgeon to potential pitfalls.."). One of the best tutorials from a master neurosurgeon. NEAR FINE .
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Book number: 73345
USD 150.00 [Appr.: EURO 139.75 | £UK 120.75 | JP¥ 16995]
Catalogue: Medicine
Keywords: Brain Tumours, Brain Tumors, Benign Brain Tumors. Brain Surgery.

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