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A Pocketful of Rye

By: CRONIN, A.J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Little, Brown and Company: 1969

Edition: First US Edition

Stock No.: 31271

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Stated first edition (likely first American ed.). A. J. Cronin's touching tale of a Scottish doctor's life in Switzerland, which is marked by lost opportunities. --- In tan cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket with Sarah El Bindari illustrations to front and back panels. --- An excellent copy, though with a little toning to edges of covers. Unclipped jacket also nice, and in lightly rubbed mylar protector.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); (6), 245 pages View more info

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The Body Has A Head

By: Eckstein, Gustav

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1970

Edition: BCE

Stock No.: 73222

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


The complexities of the human body are explained in an understandable way. A good Book Club copy, in full turquoise cloth on board covers. With bumped corners; clean interior. Dust jacket some chipping at spine ends; in good overall shape. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 799 pages View more info

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Towers of Healing: The First 125 Years of Denver's Saint Joseph Hospital

By: FISHELL, Dave

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Denver, Saint Joseph Hospital Foundations: 1999

Stock No.: 83004

Condition: Very Good+


The story of Denver's Saint Joseph's Hospital is told in words and historic photos upon the 125th anniversary of its founding. --- In stiff wraps with sepia images of the hospital to covers. --- An excellent copy: clean, tightly-bound and sound but with retailer's back cover sticker.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); xv, 207 pages View more info

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Going Higher: Oxygen, Man, and Mountains

By: HOUSTON M.D., Charles

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Seattle, The Mountaineers: 1998

Stock No.: 77366

ISBN: 0898865808

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Stated Fourth Edition of a work first published in 1980 as 'Going Higher: The Story of Man and Altitude'. The author examines the effects of oxygen deprivation at high altitudes, and ways climbers can adapt. With a history of the study of man and high altitude. Includes numerous b&w photos & illustrations; indexed. --- A clean, firm, unmarked softcover copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 272 pages View more info

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The Physical Fitness Encyclopedia

By: KUNTZLEMAN, Charles T. (editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Emmaus, Pennsylvania,, Rodale Press: 1971

Stock No.: 76648

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Stated second printing, 1971. Comprehensive guide to exercise in a good copy. In light blue cloth-covered hardcovers. Includes numerous drawings, photos and charts. Indexed. --- A firm, clean copy with a discreet notation on page 1. Jacket with photo of happy runner on cover; is somewhat rubbed but otherwise in good shape. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 582 pages View more info

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The Happy Family

By: Munroe, John Levy and Ruth

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A Knopf: 1950

Edition: Thirteenth Printing

Stock No.: 73049

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Landmark work in a nice copy. Stated 13th printing (1950); first published 1938. In full black, lightly scuffed covers. Interior clean and unmarked. ; 1.2 x 8.1 x 5.4 Inches View more info

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Out of My Life and Thought: An Autobiography

By: SCHWEITZER, Albert.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Company: 1949

Stock No.: 80998

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


Stated fourth printing (October 1949) of the autobiography of the noted German-French physician, theologian, writer, and organist. Dr. Schweitzer abandoned his stable life in Europe to establish a hospital in West-Central Africa, and was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1952. Translated from the German by C. T. Campion. Includes a postscript by Everett Skillings. --- In full beige cloth-covered boards with titling in black on spine. Simple blue jacket with unclipped flap price. --- With interior notes and underlinings on perhaps as many as 15 pages, else a clean, firm copy. Dust jacket with ch... View more info