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A. D.
Drifted and Sifted: A domestic chronicle of the 17th century
William P Nimmo, 1876, later edition ed. HB, dj: none. 8vo. Good. Covers and spine are lushly decorated with Rococo motifs in gold leaf & black against a dark red cloth background. Front hinge cracked with weak binding. Some water staining on back. ¬
∂ History of James Renwick and the failed attempt to establish the Scottish colony of New Caledonia in the West Indies. Author not indicated except as author of "Until the Shadows Flee Away" O.p.
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Book number: 683
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Catalogue: History

 
Great World War II Stories: 50th Anniversary Collection
Chartwell, 1989, 1st ed. HB, dj: Fine. Small spot with residue of gummed label.. 8vo. Very Good. Crack in front hinge. o/w Fine ¬
∂ Authors include James Michner, Nevil Shute, James Jones, Nicholas Monsarrat, Irwin Shaw, John Steinbeck, John Hershey,Norman Mailer, Cornelius Ryan, Martha Gelhorn, Kurt Vonnegut, Evelyn Waugh, etc.
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Book number: 4148
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Catalogue: Short Stories

 
[Griffith]¸D.W. Griffith: His Life and Work
Oxford, 1972, HB, dj: Shiny Aluminum paper has many scratches. Price clipped. Very Good. Light pencil marks in margin or underlining on 10 pages.. Add ins: Obiturary of Lilian Gish and two US postage stamps dedicated to Griffith. ¬
∂ Biography of pioneer film maker. About 140 b/w photos of his leading actors, and stills from his movies
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Book number: 4854
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Catalogue: Biography

 
Reporting World War II: Parts 1 & 2
The Library of America, 1977-78, 1st prt ed. HB-set, dj: New. New. Pristine Condition . Maroon cloth covers. String book marks ¬
∂ Part 1 1938-1944. Part 2 1944-46. Features dispatches by Dorothy Thompson. William Shirer, Ernie Pyle, E.B. White, Edward R. Murrow, Margaret Bourke-White, James Agree, Martha Gellhorn, I.F. Stone and many others
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Book number: 4921
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Rise and Fall of the British Nanny, The
Hodder & Stoughton, 1972, 2nd prt ed. HB, dj: Very Good.Mylar protected. Price clipped. Library number pasted on spine. 8vo. Very Good. Ex-library. No puches but library stamp on end pages, edges and title page. Covers are quite clean looking except for tape residue. ¬
∂ Author is a novelist who has unearthed nanny memories as well as delving into the psycho-social aspects of the Nanny's role
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Book number: 4317
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Catalogue: History

 
A.L.O.C.
Story of a Dark Plot
Warren Press, 1903, 1st ed. HB, dj: none. 12mo. Reading copy.Red covers badly marked by water staining ¬
∂ An obscure story of warfare between the temperance communities and the railroads in northern New England and Canada.
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Book number: 2556
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[Tolstoy, Leo] Leo Tolstoy
Atlantic Little Brown, 1946, 1st ed. HB, dj: none. 8vo. Good+ Brown cloth with some inobstrusive water marks on covers. Spineshows darkening and more soiling. Front hinge cracked but binding is intact. ¬
∂ Biography of the Russian author
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Book number: 724
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Catalogue: Biography

 
1969OLLENDORFF
[Reich] Wilhelm Reich: A Personal Biography
St. Martin's, 1969, 1st prt ed. HB, dj: 2" tear along back top edge. 1" tear top front edge. Price clipped. 8vo. Good. Red cloth covers. Only blemish is a lot of pages have ballpoint underlining. ¬
∂ Author was wife of Wilhelm Reich, the man who died in prison because of his writing promoting the liberating effect of the orgasm. Author claims not to "whitewash him" but to record his development. Introduction by Paul Goodman.
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Book number: 2274
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ABBOTT, ELIZABETH
[Duvalier] Haiti: The Duvaliers and Their Legacy
McGraw-Hill, 1988, 1st ed. HB, dj: VeryGood. Mylar protected. Very Good. 8vo. Ex-library with usual markings. ¬
∂ A stinging report on the family that bled Haiti dry for two generations.
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Book number: 2681
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ABBOTT, EVELYN
Pericles and the Golden Age of Athens
Putnam, 1891, 1st ed. HB, dj: none. 8vo. Very Good. Some water marks on front conver. Slight fraying on lower spine ¬
∂ Author was professor of Greek History at Oxford. One of publisher's series "Heroses of the Nations"
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Book number: 3349
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ABELL, GEORGE O. & SINGER, BARRY (EDS)
Science and the Paranormal: Probing the Eixtence of the Supernatural
Scribners, 1981, 3rd prt ed. TPB, dj: n/a. Fine. Price labels stuck to spine & back. ¬
∂ Serious scientists and science writers take supernatural fads seriously by debunking them. Essays on UFOs, Pyramid Power, Psychic healing, biorhythms etc by Martin Gardiner, Isaac Asimov, Carl Sagan, Philip Klass, Philip Morrison, etc
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Book number: 5034
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Catalogue: Science

 
ABELS, JULES
[Parnell] Parnell Tragedy, The: The Story of a Great Man and a Fatal Flaw
Macmillan, 1966, 1st prt ed. HB, dj: Very Good. Mylar protected. 8vo. Very Good. Ex-library. Covers are taped to DJ. Edgewear along lower edges. Bottom of spine is fraying. ¬
∂ Biography of the "uncrowned king of Ireland" with particular emphasis on the steamy romantic passions that led to his downfall. Cherchez la femme!
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ABRAHAMS, ISRAEL
Book of Delight and Other papers, the
Jewish Publication society of America, 1912, 1st ed. HB, dj: None. Very good. Ex-library
∂ Essays on Jewish History, Literature and Life originally presented in the form of lectures. Topics include;Hebrew Love Songs, George Eliot and Solomon Maimon, The Mystics and Saints of India
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Book number: 6188
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ABRAHAMS, ISRAEL
By-Paths in Hebraic Bookland
Jewish Publication Society of America, 1920, 1st ed. HB, dj: none. Very Good. Minor scuffing on covers.
∂ A series oif essays on important historical, artistic and religious moments in Judaism. Some sample titles are: "Philo on 'the contemplative life'", "Josephus Against Apion", "the Sarajevo Haggadah" & Menasseh and Rembrandt".
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Book number: 6174
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ABRAHAMS, MARC
IgNobel Prizes
Orion, 2002, 1st ed. HB, dj: Fine. Remains of gummed labels pasted on lower spine and upper front cover.. New ¬
∂ subtitled:The annals of improbable research. Celebrating all that is bizarre, weird and, frankly, improbably in real-life scientific research. Essentially, scientists poking fun that themselves over projects such as giving prozac to clams or teaching pigeons to discriminate between Monet's and Picasso's paintings
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Book number: 4958
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ACKERMAN, KENNETH
[Tweed] Boss Tweed
Carroll & Graf, 2006, TPB, dj: n/a. nr. Fine. 2" crease on front cover
∂ The rise and fall of the corrupt Pol who conceived the soul of modern New York and eventually went to prison
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ADAM-SMITH, PATSY
Anzacs, The
Hamish-Hamilton, 1978, 1st ed. HB, dj: Very Good. Price sticker from booksale. Near Fine. FEP has 1x3" rectangle where some adhesive was removed.
∂ A celebration of the heroism of the Australian and New Zealand soldiers on the battlefields of World War 1. Based of reading of 8000 dairies Many b/w photos
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ADAMS, ARTHUR T.
Explorations of Pierre Espirit Radisson, the
Ross & Haines, 1961, 1st ed. HB, dj: Very Good. Price clipped. 1" diam label pasted on front cover. Spine sunned. Fine. PO's name on FEP
∂ From the original manuscript in the Bodleian Libray and the British Museum
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Book number: 6019
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ADAMS, CHARLES
Those Dirty Rotten Taxes
The Free Press, 1998, 1st prt ed. HB, dj: Fine. Fine ¬
∂ The Tax Revolts that Built America
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ADDAMS, JANE
Second Twenty Years at Hull-House, The
MacMillan, 1930, 1st ed. HB, dj: none. 8vo. Good. Brown cloth covers with gold leaf lettering. Front cover two long (2-3in) but superficial scratches and two stains. Back cover minor wear. Spine sunned. Some foxxing on FEP & cover page but text pages are clean and bindings solid. ¬
∂ Sequel to "Twenty Years at Hull House". The record of a Chicago based progressive organization and its struggles for the rights of the poor, children, women, people of color during the period 1909-1929. O.p.
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ADELSON, ALAN & LAPIDES, ROBERT
Lodz Ghetto: Inside a Community Under Seige
Viking, 1989, 1st prt ed. HB, dj: New. Prrice tag on front cover.. New.
∂ The Source Book of the Documentary Film about the Nazi Ghetto in Lodz and its Destruction
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ADELSON, ALAN & LAPIDES, ROBERT
Lodz ghetto: Inside a Community Under Seige
Viking, 1989, 1st prt ed. OV, dj: Fine. Price tag on front cover. New
∂ The Source book of the documentary Film
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ADKINS, LESLEY AND ROY
Keys of Egypt, Thew: The Obsession t9o Decipher Egyptian Hieroglyps
Harper Collins, 2000, 1st ed. HB, dj: Very Good. Mylar protected. Fine. Ex-library
∂ The race by French & English scholars tro translate ancient Egyptian writing
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ADLER, ALFRED
Science of Living, The
Garden City, 1929, HB, dj: none. 8vo. Fair. Some white stains on black covers. Front hinge is cracked.
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ADOVASIO, J.M. & PAGE, JAKE
First Americans, the: In Pursuit of Archeology's Greatest Mystery
Random House, 2002, 2nd prt ed. HB, dj: Fine. Mylar Protected. Fine. Ex-library. Library markings and wear light
∂ Analysis of new data bearing on an old question
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