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Handy Dictionary of the Latin and English Languages

By: N/A

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, David McKay Company, Inc.: 1960

Stock No.: 41004


If you are 'helluo librorum' (a glutton for reading) you may decide you must have this dandy little Latin/English Dictionary. In red cloth, with chipped & spotted (hard-to-find) DJ which is now in removable mylar protector. 212 pgs. ; 41004; 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall View more info

Eyewitness Travel Guide Great Britain

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Dorling Kindersley (DK Publishing): 2000

Stock No.: 60356


DK travel books are just the ticket for the traveller. Jammed with color photos, maps and details galore. This one in top shape, with pictorial covers. 672 pgs.; 60356; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 672 pages View more info

Vatsyayana's Kama Sutra

By: N/A

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, R & K Publishing House: 1977

Stock No.: 70316


Fully intact but missing most of thin, printed glossy paper covering over it's spine. ; Crudely printed (by Western standards) publication with many photos. "India's most authoritative treatise on sex and love." Rare in U. S. ; LK41473; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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The Brearley Bulletin Fall 1981

By: N/A

Price: $25.50

Publisher: New York, The Brearley School:

Stock No.: 74321


Highlights of the events at the New York City school and with information on the Class of 1981. In good shape, but with inkings on one page and some rubbing on the covers. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 52 pages View more info

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The Bluebird Books Book Bag: 2 each (American made)

By: N/A

Price: $24.99

Stock No.: 79501


A pair (2 each) of these heavy-duty bags for hauling your books around, and they also work great for groceries. The bags are made from 100% natural, unbleached cotton; with gusseted sides and a flat bottom. With lock-stitched sewing and heavy-duty cloth handles; the bags fold flat and are machine washable. The fabric weight is a strong 10 ounce canvas duck and can easily hold 40 pounds (19 kilos). Made in USA, and measuring 12 inches wide x 16 inches tall x 6 inches dee... View more info

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Struggling Upward or Luke Larkin's Luck

By: ALGER, Jr Horatio

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, New York Book Company: 1910

Stock No.: 73610


In soiled peach cloth-covered boards, with severely browned, somewhat fragile interior. Illustration of young boy sailing a boat on cover. With oak leaf decorations at endpapers and frontis illustration; prev. owner's name on front pastedown. Though fragile, volume is intact and complete. ; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall); 168 pages View more info

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Ralph Raymond's Heir

By: ALGER, Jr, Horatio

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Consolidated Retail Booksellers:

Stock No.: 73628


In tan cloth-covered boards, with illustration in green and black; lettering in black and gilt on cover & spine. Soiled spots on covers; and with some edgewear. Interior bright but somewhat loose; dampstain on first few pages. Volume bears no date, but likely published c.1900-1925. A typical example of one of author's 'pulled up by one's own bootstraps' novels. ; Boys' Select Library; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 154 pages View more info

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The Siege of the Villa Lipp

By: AMBLER, Eric

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 31015


First edition, first printing (so designated with Random House number line beginning in "2" and stated First Edition on copyright page). The author of "A Coffin for Dimitrios" presents the world of the "Able Criminal". --- In white paper-covered boards backed in black cloth. Jacket with Stan Zagorowski color illustration on cover. --- With a couple of nicks and soiled spots to covers & prior owner's booklplate affixed to front paste-down; else a b... View more info

Comrades : Brothers, Fathers, Heroes, Sons, Pals

By: Ambrose, Stephen E., Friedman, Jon (illustrator)

Price: $10.50

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Simon & Schuster: 1999

Stock No.: 31119


Ambrose's collection of essays about comradeship and relationships between men. In top shape. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Stanley and the Women

By: AMIS, Kingsley

Price: $21.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Summit Books: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 41165


Author's savage comedy, featuring character Stanley Duke. In dandy condition, with no damages. Orig. $14.95 price unclipped. First Amer. Edition; 41165; Octavo View more info

Yellow Dog

By: AMIS, Martin

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Miramax Books: 2003

Edition: First US Edition

Stock No.: 50604


Outstanding copy, sharp in all ways. With orig. $24.95 DJ flap price unclipped.; 50604; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

The Information

By: AMIS, Martin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Flamingo/Harpercollins: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 60064


Sharp copy of author's tale of unsuccessful novelist observing his fellow writer's success. Possibly unread; has tiny black mark lower edge. DJ bears orig £15.99 flap price; 60064; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Tomorrow in the Making

By: Andrews, John N.; Marsden, Carl A.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Whittlesey House: 1939

Stock No.: 70440


Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall. Collection of essays written by leading thinkers of the time in solid, tight volume. With presentation note glued to ffep for "academic achievement in economics" to prev. owner, who has also inked her name to frt. pastedown. Gilt lettering on spine lightly faded.; LK50102; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall View more info

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New York, New York The City in Art and Literature

By: Art, The Metropolitan Museum Of; Lach, William (Foreward) & Astor, Brooke (Introduction)

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Universe Publishing: 2001

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Stock No.: 71255


Very appealing look at New York City by way of artworks in collection of Metropolitan Museum of Art. In decorative covers featuring two views of Flatiron Building on frt and back; with matching images on dust jacket. Book has minor curl from past storage position; w/inked inscription covering full endpaper; minor lower edge bump. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 146 pages View more info

Life on Earth

By: Attenborough, David

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, NY,, Little Brown & Company: 1979

Stock No.: 70135


Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Filled with brilliant photos, the author truly does give us a guided tour of the living organisms that comprise life on earth. 319 pgs.; LK41277; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

The Essays or Counsels, Civil and Moral, of Francis Ld. Verulam Viscount St. Albans (The Essays of Francis Bacon)

By: BACON, Francis

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Mount Vernon, New York,, Peter Pauper Press:

Stock No.: 70129


Hard Cover. Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall. Reprinted from the Deluxe Artists' Editions. Bacon's essays in a really lovely edition. Each essay labeled "Of ____", as in "Of Truth", etc. 230 pages with glossary of archaic terms. In decorative brown and tan covers, tan half cloth, gilt title spine.; LK41269; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall View more info

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England, First and Last

By: Baily, Paul

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Viking: 1985

Stock No.: 71379


Sequel to author's memoir of his childhood when he was evacuated from Britain to the US during WWII; this volume is about his return after the war to England. In tan half cloth and brown paperboard. Clean, bright & tight; unmarked interior. Dust wrapper is lightly scuffed & w/priceclipped flap, in removable mylar protector. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 212 pages View more info

The Drum: Australian Character and Slang with dictionary of Australian Slang

By: BAKER, Sidney J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sydney, Currawong Publishing Co. Pty. Ltd.: 1965

Stock No.: 60645


Sharp copy of witty book looking at character and quirks or Australian people. In full red covers w/minor markings scattered here and there inside. DJ in excellent shape w/orig. pricing flap. Publisher's inked price on ffep.; 60645; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Possible Future Petroleum Provinces of North America : A Symposium Conducted by the American Association of Petroleum Geologists Papers Presented at the Thirty-fifth Annual Meeting of the Association, at Chicago, Illinois, April 24-27, 1950.

By: BALL, Max W.; BAKER, Arthur A.; COHEE, George V.; WHITNEY, Paul B.; BALL, Douglas (Editors)

Price: $37.00

Publisher: Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S.A., American Association of Petroleum Geologists: 1951

Stock No.: 60675


Exceptionally nice copy of findings of Chicago meeting. Presented with many maps, charts and diagrams. Extensive footnotes and cross-references. In tight, clean condition & in full cloth navy covers. This is an actual book, not an insta-print one. ; 60675; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

The Bookworm's Big Apple: A Guide to Manhattan's Booksellers

By: Barile, Susan Paula

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Columbia Univ Pr: 1994

Stock No.: 70038


No one can resist a great bookshop; and NYC has dozens of them. Guide helps sort them out. Interior inkings; else sharp and tight.; 70038; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

To Jerusalem and Back: A Personal Account

By: BELLOW, Saul

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Viking: 1976

Stock No.: 50340


Author's retelling of his travels to and in Israel, and his attempts to decipher the Arab/Israeli relationship. In nice shape, in attractive simulated cloth boards and half cloth spine area. The late Mr. Bellow was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1976.; 50340; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Reinhart's Women

By: Berger, Thomas

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Press: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 31519


Stated First Printing. Fourth in the Reinhart series, the famed author of "Little Big Man" explores the many women in Carl Reinhart's life. Nice copy, in black. DJ lightly chipped and in Brodart, orig. $13.95 price unclipped.; 31519; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Changing the Past A Novel

By: Berger, Thomas

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown & Co: 1989

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Stock No.: 72470


Very sharp copy of author's comedic novel. With prev owner's bookplate, front free endpaper. Interior clean, bright and unmarked. First edition with full number line, publisher's page. Dust jacket bears original $18.95 flap price, now in removable mylar protector. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 320 pages View more info

Dead Season : A Story of Murder and Revenge on the Philippine Island of Negros

By: Berlow, Alan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Pantheon Books: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 31137


Berlow's intriguing story of murder on the Philippine Island of Negros. No apparent damages. Original $25.00 price unclipped.; 31137; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Bereft: A Sister's Story

By: BERNSTEIN, Jane

Price: $14.00

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

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 60398


Heartbroken by her sister's murder, author immerses herself into understanding. Dandy copy, solid and tight. Sm. stain top edge.; 60398; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

The Memory of Old Jack

By: Berry, Wendell

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U.S.A., Counterpoint: 1999

Stock No.: 60244


Author's unique take on natural farming in Kentucky and living in harmony with nature through the memories of title character. In super shape, faint cover crease.; 60244; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Fidelity: Five Stories

By: Berry, Wendell

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Pantheon Books: 1993

Stock No.: 60328


Agrarian Kentucky well portrayed in this vol. of 5 stories. In top shape; 60328; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Ulltagsdeutsch - Everyday German

By: Bihl, J. K. L.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 70535


Rare German text for English speakers. German entries in Gothic typeface. In unique format, with English on left page, German on right (or left/right sides of individual pages). First Edition not stated, but volume includes full page of errata, which "will be corrected in the second printing.." Some interior pages creased at edges.; LK50198; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Do I Wake or Sleep

By: BOLTON, Isabel

Price: $21.50

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1946

Stock No.: 79253


Mary Britten Miller produced several volumes of poetry before this, her first novel, was published, the first in her so-called 'New York Mosaic' trilogy. This work was written under her pseudonym of Isabel Bolton, and it received much critical praise. --- An early printing, in full blue cloth-covered boards with titling and horizontal rules gilt-stamped on cover and spine. Dust jacket with illustration of New York skyline. --- A sound, firm copy though with a whiff of ye... View more info

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Why Do I Love These People? Honest and Amazing Stories of Real Families

By: Bronson, Po

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 2005

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Stock No.: 71084


Impeccable copy, 1st Edit w/full number line publisher's page; signed on title page by author and in Brodart DJ protector. Retailer's "autographed copy" sticker frt cover. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 377 pages; Signed by Author View more info

Founding Father: Rediscovering George Washington

By: Brookhiser, Richard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, The Free Press: 1996

Stock No.: 50662


Outstanding copy of author's bio. of American founding father. Solid, tight and intact. Prev. owner's private library sticker lower DJ spine.; 50662; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

The People of Concord: One Year in the Flowering of New England

By: Brooks, Paul

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chester, Connecticut U.S.A., Globe Pequot Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 50533


Impeccable copy of author's look at Concord, Mass. during the era of Hawthorne and Thoreau. In Brodart w/orig. $19.95 flap price included.; 50533; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Birds of Europe

By: BRUUN, Bertel

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Golden Press/Western Publishing: 1971

Stock No.: 72703


Big, illustrated reprint of work first published by Hamlyn Publishing of England. In large quarto-sized format (approx 12 in. tall x 8-1/2 in. wide); with numerous full-color paintings by Arthur Singer. Book in full green cloth covers with bright gilt pheasant, cover; gilt lettering, spine. Interior clean, bright and unmarked; dust jacket priceclipped and with creasing at extremities. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

The Gifts of the Jews: How a Tribe of Desert Nomads Changed the Way Everyone Thinks and Feels

By: Cahill, Thomas

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Nan A. Talese: 1998

Stock No.: 60178


Vol. 2 of the "Hinges of History" (planned 7 total volumes) tells the story of the Jewish people and their contributions to civilization. In dandy condition, crisp and sharp.; 60178; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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A Harvest of Stories From a Half Century of Writing

By: CANFIELD, Dorothy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace and Company: 1956

Stock No.: 73757


Book club edition in red-brown boards; clean, unmarked interior. Textblock edges toned and w/foxing. Dust jacket chipped and toned; with tears, abrasions and missing chunks at spine ends; in mylar protector. Collection of author's short stories divided into three parts: Vermont Memories; Men, Women--and Children; and War. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 352 pages View more info

People of the Inland

By: Carter, Jeff

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Australia, Rigby Limited: 1967

Stock No.: 60599


Author explores the land and people of Australia's vast inland. Book in solid, tight cond. DJ several tears and rips but is largely intact & in Brodart.Tape remnants on insides of DJ & covers. Lots of b&w photos.; 60599; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Winston Churchill An Intimate Portrait

By: Carter, Violet Bonham

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace and World, Inc.: 1965

Edition: Book Club Edition

Stock No.: 71033


Longtime friend of Sir Winston shares her knowledge of the famed British leader. In great shape; book in full black cloth covers w/blindstamped crest frt. DJ light shipping at edges. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Reality Rules I: Picturing the World in Mathematics--The Fundamentals--(Vol. 1)

By: Casti, John L.

Price: $49.50

Publisher: New York, John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated: 1992

Edition: F

Stock No.: 70137


Complementary text to Vol. II ("The Frontier") , this book attempts to give us a window into the language of mathematics. Likely first edition with full number line publisher's page but unpriced DJ flap. Prev. Owner's inked name ffep. ; LK41279; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

Fighting Words : Writers Lambast Other Writers--From Aristotle to Anne Rice

By: Charlton, James (ed.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, North Carolina U.S.A., Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 60429


Unique little book bearing quotes from famed writers. In great shape w/minor smudges back cover. ; 60429; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

This England

By: CHASE, Mary Ellen

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, MacMillan Co.: 1936

Stock No.: 41134


Pleasing volume telling of life in England from an American point of view. In pale blue cloth, with green painted top edge. Later printing. Owner's inked ownership info. on ffep. DJ w/slight fading and edgewear. ; 41134; Octavo View more info