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AKERS, BILDAD; THOMAS N. IVEY (ED)
Bildad Akers: His Book: The Notions and Experiences of a Quaint Rural Philosopher Who Thinks for Himself
Raleigh, NC, Mutual Publishing Co. 1909, FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Book, Apparent FIRST PRINTING. Collection of letters written to "The Raleigh Christian Advocate" in Southern country dialect. Purported to be written by a rural philosopher named "Bildad Akers" but are actually the work of "editor" Thomas Neal Ivey. "Bildad" murders the English language. Boards have light wear and light soil, foxing inside, light tanning. 205pp. Ships in sturdy cardboard for ultimate protection, no bubble mailers!. Good +/No Jacket.
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Book number: 9164
USD 12.95 [Appr.: EURO 11 | £UK 10 | JP¥ 1355]

 
HAMILTON-PARKER, CRAIG & JANE
The Psychic Workbook: Discover and Enhance Your Hidden Psychic Powers
London, Vermilion. 1995, FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. (ISBN: 0091790867). Paperback, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book, "The Psychic Handbook" provides a fun, entertaining way to develop your psychic power. Craig and Jane Hamilton-Parker takes you step-by-step through skills such as mediumship, prophesy, psychometry, dream analysis, dowsing, numerology and clairvoyance. They also show how you can learn to meditate in order to liberate the intuition that is the basis of all psychic ability, and find out about crystals and how they can have a beneficial effect on your life. Packed with information, experiments and games, including special cards developed by scientists to test your telepathic skills, "The Psychic Handbook" will show how you can explore an undiscovered part of your personality and unlock your psychic potential. No marks, slight shelf wear. 192pp. Ships in sturdy cardboard for ultimate protection, no bubble mailers!. Used - Like New.
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Book number: B53
USD 14.95 [Appr.: EURO 12.75 | £UK 11.5 | JP¥ 1565]
Keywords: 0091790867 Astrology

 
DEIGHAN, HELEN
Textile Coil Pots and Baskets: Easy Ways with Fabric and Cord
Surrey, Crossways Patch. 2004, FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. (ISBN: 0954033345). Paperback, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Book, Deighan has continued to experiment with textiles and has come up with yet another exciting, innovative way of using fabric. Making coil pots from fabric is catching on in a big way because they're fun, easy to make and just wonderful to behold. Easy to follow instructions teach you step-by-step how to make different types of pots, bowls and baskets. No marks, very light shelf wear. 64pp. Ships in sturdy cardboard for ultimate protection, no bubble mailers!. New.
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Book number: 10438
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Keywords: 0954033345 Arts Self-Help

 
W. AVON DRAKE & ROBERT D. HOLSWORTH
Affirmative Action and the Stalled Quest for Black Progress (Signed & First Edition)
Urbana & Chicago, University of Illinois Press. 1996, First Edition. (ISBN: 0252065395). Paperback, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book, This path-breaking study examines the accomplishments and limitations of the set-aside programs that have moved to the center of national political debate about affirmative action in the United States. Balanced yet candid, it focuses on the landmark case of "Richmond v. Croson", in which the U.S. Supreme Court ruled against the city of Richmond's set-aside program, which required that thirty percent of the money in city construction contracts be awarded to minority firms. The authors describe the politics that gave rise to the set-aside program, investigate its actual operation, explore its effects, and detail responses to it in both black and white communities. They document that, while the program served important political purposes, it produced limited economic benefits for the broader African-American community, and conclude with an examination of the politics of development as an alternative to the set-aside framework that has been central to urban politics. No marks. 214pp. Ships in sturdy cardboard for ultimate protection, no bubble mailers!. New. Signed By Author (Drake) w/ inscription.
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Book number: 10353
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Keywords: African American Memorabilia American Cultural History 0252065395

 
CONSUMER GUIDE EDITORS
Great Trucks
NY, Beekman House. 1983, FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. (ISBN: 0517381141). Blue Imit Leather/Gilt Gold Em, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Book, Blue Imitation Leather/Gilt Gold Lettering on Spine. "..Great Trucks captures the romance and adventure of life behind the wheel of the big rigs." Illustrated in color and B&W. 96pp. Ships in a box, no bubble mailers. Very Good +/Very Good +.
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Book number: 6702
USD 9.95 [Appr.: EURO 8.5 | £UK 7.75 | JP¥ 1041]
Keywords: 0517381141

 
EVELEGH, TESSA
Herbcrafts: Practical Inspirations for Natural Gifts, Country Crafts & Decorative Displays
NY, Lorenz Books. FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. (ISBN: 1859673430). Pictorial Board Sewn Binding, Oblong 9 X 10. Book, No marks, lightly bumped board corners. DJ has light shelf wear.128pp. Ships in sturdy cardboard for ultimate protection, no bubble mailers!. Used - Like New/Very Good Plus.
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Book number: B54
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Keywords: Crafts Garden 1859673430

 
JONES, LOUISA
Provence: A Country Almanac
NY, Stewart, Tabori & Chang. 1993, FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. Pictorial Board Sewn Binding, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book, A resident of Provence for 20 years, Jones draws on her intimate knowledge of the area to provide a glimpse of the art of living as practiced there. Brief essays, along with local proverbs, recipes, and excerpts from such artists and writers as Van Gogh and Colette, are grouped by season and complemented by lavish photographs that capture the seasonal moods. She explores what draws travelers from all over the world to the region: wine and folk festivals; traditional crafts, including fabrics, pottery, musical instruments, with addresses; farm markets, with special recipes from family cooks and famous chefs; little-known lore about local history and geography; and information about classic Provencal style and customs. 150 full-color photographs. Written in English. No marks, very light shelf wear. 176pp. Ships in sturdy cardboard, no bubble mailers!. As New/Fine.
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Book number: 10094
USD 16.95 [Appr.: EURO 14.5 | £UK 13 | JP¥ 1774]
Keywords: French

 
LEWIS, JAMES R
Encyclopedia of Death and the Afterlife
Farmington Hills, MI, Visible Ink. 1995, FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. (ISBN: 1578591074). Decorative Glossy Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book, No marks, very light shelf wear. 420pp. Ships in a box, no bubble mailers!. Near Fine.
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Book number: B48
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Keywords: 1578591074

 
EDITORS TIME LIFE
World War II: Japan at War
Alexandria, VA, Time Life Books. 1980, FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. (ISBN: 0809425262). Pictorial Cover, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Book, Illustrated with color and B&W photographs, very clean, very light corner fwear, bottom front corner bumped208pp. Also shows a different ISBN on rear cover: 0809434156. Ships in a box, no bubble mailers!. Fine.
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Book number: 4760A
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Keywords: World War II 0809425262

 
MICHAUD, MICHAEL A. G
Reaching for the High Frontier: The American Pro-Space Movement, 1972-84
NY, Praeger Publishers. 1986, FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. (ISBN: 0275921506). Pictorial Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book, Reaching for the High Frontier tells the story of the pro-space movement from the end of the moon landing program to the beginning of the space station program. It describes the origins, constituencies, and goals of the various groups in the movement, and reviews their tactics, successes, and the opportunities they may have missed. No marks except library, illustrated, covers laminated and reinforced inside by library, 435pp. Ships in a box, no bubble mailers!. Very Good.
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Book number: 7987
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Keywords: 0275921506

 
MONROE, WILL S
Sicily, the Garden of the Mediterranean: The History, People, Institutions, and Geography of the Island
Boston, L. C. Page. 1909, FIRST EDITION, FIRST IMPRESSION. Gray Boards Sewn Binding, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book, Apparent FIRST EDITION. Review: "It is a classic tourist guide in the style of many 19th century books on travel to "the Continent" - a bit of history, culture, quirky commentary and insights. It has a detailed table of contents for over twenty chapters, almost four dozen plates of photographs make it a worthwhile read, even today. Monroe gives an excellent overview of geography, geology, people and customs, recent events, and personal perspective with little bias and no obvious errors. It serves as well as many modern books about the general, ancient history, including nearby islands." Frontispiece of A Modern Sicilian Madonna with tissue paper cover. Beautifully gilt gold decorated front board. No marks, light corner wear, light tanning. 405pp. Ships in sturdy cardboard for ultimate protection, no bubble mailers!. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 10204
USD 69.95 [Appr.: EURO 59.25 | £UK 53.25 | JP¥ 7321]
Keywords: History

 
MONTGOMERY, ROGER
Twenty Count: Secret Mathematical System of the Aztec/Maya
Santa Fe, NM, Bear & Co. 1995, FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. (ISBN: 1879181266). Pictorial Glossy Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book, Illustrated. Highlighting and fore edge soil in introduction chapter; only marks. 261pp. Ships in a box, no bubble mailers!. Very Good.
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Book number: B21
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Keywords: Astrology 1879181266

 
MOSER, DON
World War II: China - Burma - India
Alexandria, VA, Time Life Books. 1978, FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. Pictorial Cover, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Book, Illustrated with color and B&W photographs, rs, 208pp. Ships in a box, no bubble mailers!. FINE!.
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Book number: 4785A
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OWENS, THOMAS S.
Great Catchers
NY, MetroBooks. 1997, FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. (ISBN: 1567994172). Square, 10-1/4. Book, "from Mickey Cochrane to Yogi Berra and from Johnny Bench to Sandy Alomar, Jr. Great Catchers captures these all-star battery mates in action-packed photographs and informative text." No marks, illustrated in color and b&w, dj shows very slight use on edges with short tear at bottom rear of spine, 80pp. Ships in a box, no bubble mailers!. Used - Like New/Very Good +.
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Book number: 3058
USD 16.95 [Appr.: EURO 14.5 | £UK 13 | JP¥ 1774]
Keywords: Sports 1567994172

 
PASCOE, JOHN DOBRÉE
Exploration New Zealand
Wellington, New Zealand, A. H. & A. W. Reed LTD. 1971, FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. (ISBN: 0589006673). Brown Cloth/Gilt Gold Embossed, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Book, This book, John Pascoe's 16th, is the first heavily illustrated history of exploration. The combination of concise and lucid text with a great variety of illustrations creates a new awareness of the country and its pioneers. No marks, illustrated in color and b&w, very light corner wear, edges of decorated fly pages are lightly tanned. DJ has some edgewear and light tanning on inside edges. 141pp. Ships in a box, no bubble mailers!. Very Good +/Very Good.
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Book number: 8072
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Keywords: 0589006673

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