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American Stories.

By: Trillin, Calvin.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York., Ticknor & Fields.: 1991.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 7505

Condition: Fine in like jacket.


Twelve nonfiction pieces that appeared in the New Yorker in the 1980's. View more info

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Exploring the Bayous.

By: Tveten, John L.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York., David McKay Co.: 1979.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 12537

Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket. Book is square & tight with gift inscription on front free endpaper. Jacket bright with closed tear at top of rear panel.


A tour of the southern waterways for young readers. Black & white photos by the author throughout. View more info

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Van Loon's Geography: The Story of the World We Live In.

By: Van Loon, Hendrik William (Written & illustrated by).

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., Simon & Schuster.: 1932.

Edition: 4th printing. October, 1932.

Seller ID: 16592

Condition: Fading to spine & soil to boards. Crack at pp. 524-525. Illustration at pp. 494 loose. All illustrations present. Good reading copy.


With black & white and colored & wash illustrations throughout. View more info

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Home Wisdom: A Commonsense Guide to Solving Everyday Problems.

By: Vara, Jon and the Editors of The Old Farmer's Almanac.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York., Yankee Publishing / Time-Life Books.: 1997.

Edition: From the Old Farmer's Almanac Home Library series.

Seller ID: 10844

Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.


Illustrations by Jim Carson throughout. From first aid for furniture to how to deal with the house fly. View more info

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Kama Sutra: The Hindu Ritual of Love.

By: Vatsyayana.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York., Castle Books.: c. 1963.

Seller ID: 8316

Condition: Very good in like dust jacket. Jacket light wear on edges. Loosening at pp. 126-127.


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Brick Agent: Inside the Mafia for the FBI.

By: Villano, Anthony with Gerald Astor.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York., Quadrangle. New York Times Book Co.: 1977.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 14355

Condition: Book-plate. Else fine in fine dust jacket.


From the jacket: "...provides a rare look at the inner workings of organized crime and the F.B.I." Villano worked undercover for the F.B.I. inside the Mafia for 19 years and then quit, disenchanted by agency cover-ups & efforts to gild it's own reputation. View more info

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Where the White Man Treads: Across the Pathway of the Maori.

By: W. B., Otorohanga, NJ. (William Baucke).

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Auckland, NZ., Wilson & Horton, Ltd.: 1928.

Edition: Second Edition. Revised. Inscribed to "Mrs Bathie Stuart - with compliments - H Stephenson-Smith, Nov. 3, 1928."

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 9505

Condition: Very good lacking dust jacket. Light soiling to edges. Spine faded and soiled. Free endpapers browning.


"Selected from a Series of Articles contributed to 'The New Zealand Herald' and 'The Auckland Weekly News;' including others now published for the first time." Black and white photo frontispiece of the author. View more info

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My Life in Print.

By: Watson, Emmett. Edited by Fred Brack.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Lesser Seattle Publishing.: 1993.

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 14588

Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket. Spine lean. Else a nice solid & clean copy. Price clipped jacket edge worn with rubbing to black background.


A collection of writings from 1944-1993 by the Seattle columnist. Signed by Watson "All best, Emmett Watson & Tiger" with his dog Tiger's paw print. Plus long gift inscription by couple affiliated with Lesser Seattle to former Seattle friend who has moved to California. View more info

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I Want To Be A Fisherman.

By: Weiner, Sandra.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York., MacMillan.: 1977.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 8392

Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket. Light wear on boards at head of spine. Jacket wear at edges with small chip and tears at top of front panel.


The story of 10 year old girl's experiences and adventures fishing with her father, a Long Island trap fisherman. Black & white photos throughout. View more info

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Price Theory.

By: Weintraub, Sidney (1914-1983).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York. London., Pitman Publishing Corp.: 1949.

Edition: First Edition. "1.1" on copyright page.

Seller ID: 17557

Condition: Very good. No dust jacket. Rubbing to extremities & sunning to spine. One dog-eared page due to printing error. (No effect on text). Text bright & binding solid.


The author was "one of the most prominent American members of the Post Keynesian economics school." Wikipedia. View more info

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Maidenhood and Motherhood; or Ten Phases of Woman's Life.

By: West, John D., M.D.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Chicago., Law, King & Law Publishing House. Western Publishing House.: 1887.

Seller ID: 16519

Condition: Boards lightly rubbed & worn at extremities. Hinges just starting. Text bright with minimal penciled underlines. Remains of pressed flower at page 300-301. Penciled gift inscription dated August 1888 on first blank.


"How to Protect the Health, Contribute to the Physical and Mental Development, and Increase the Happiness of Womankind." Frontis with engraved plates throughout. View more info

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We Follow the Western Trail.

By: Wheeler, Ruth. Photos by H. D. & Ruth Wheeler.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York., Macmillan Co.: 1941.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 15140

Condition: Fine in fair dust jacket. Jacket has large chips at top & bottom of front panel. $2.00 price intact on front flap. Book is square & bright in solid binding.


The Wheelers explore the trails of early Western pioneers. Black & white photos throughout with emphasis on bird & animal life. View more info

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Traditional Home Remedies: Time-Tested Methods for Staying Well - The Natural Way.

By: White, Martha and the Editors of The Old Farmer's Almanac.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York., Yankee Publishing / Time-Life Books.: 1997.

Edition: From the Old Farmer's Almanac Home Library series.

Seller ID: 10845

Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.


Illustrations throughout. From food for health & well being to elixirs, tonics & aphrodisiacs. View more info

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Action in the Sky.

By: Whitehouse, Arch.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York., Duell, Sloan and Pearce.: 1962.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 15694

Condition: Fine in very good dust jacket. Jacket rubbed with closed tear at foot of spine & small abrasion at top corner of front panel (probable label removal). Book is square & tight in solid binding. Text clean & bright.


Ten true-to-life air adventure stories by the well known pilot and war correspondent. View more info

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Social Group Work Practice: The Creative Use of the Social Process.

By: Wilson, Gertrude and Gladys Ryland.

Price: $24.50

Publisher: Boston., Houghton Mifflin.: 1949.

Seller ID: 10670

Condition: Very good with light rubbing to boards and light soil to edges. Former owner's neat signature on front pastedown.


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Vanishing Species.

By: Wilson, Ron.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Secaucus, New Jersey., Chartwell Books.: 1979.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 14371

Condition: Book-plate. Else fine in price clipped dust jacket.


Lavishly illustrated guide to endangered species. Color photos throughout. View more info

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Disaster: A Psychological Essay.

By: Wolfenstein, Martha.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Glencoe, Illinois., The Free Press. The Falcon's Wing Press.: 1957.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 14491

Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket. Light soil to top edge. Book is square in tight binding. Interior bright with no markings. Jacket somewhat faded on spine & front panel with light shelf wear to edges. No tears or chips.


"This book reconstructs and interprets psychologically the variety of experiences of disaster victims." View more info

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The Business of Horses.

By: Wood, Kenneth A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chula Vista, California., Wood Publications.: (1973).

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 15269

Condition: Near fine in fine dust jacket. Former owner's name & date on front pastedown. Else as new.


"A handbook for the California horseman on the economics, business and legal aspects of dealing with horses." Introduction by Judge & Steward Dr. Donald W. Thiel. Written for trainers, owners, breeders and stable owners. View more info

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While Rome Burns.

By: Woollcott, Alexander.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York., Viking Press.: 1935.

Edition: 16th printing.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 14764

Condition: Light soil to boards & edges. Small bookstore stamp on rear pastedown. Light toning to endpapers. Text bright with no markings. Binding square & tight. Jacket toned & worn at fore edges & spine ends. Jacket front cover & spine contains Woollcott caricatures by Ralph Barton, Gluyas Williams, and William Auerbach-Levy.


Signed by Woollcott on the front free endpaper. Stories, anecdotes, personal portraits & reminiscences. View more info

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Portrait of a Village.

By: Young, Francis Brett. Engravings on Wood by Joan Hassall.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London., William Heinemann Ltd.: 1937.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 16045

Condition: Good lacking dust jacket. Slight spine lean. Boards rubbed with light foxing to text. Offsetting to blank facing title page. Binding solid.


The village of Monk's Norton exists only in the author's mind. Memories of his childhood form the basis for the book. View more info