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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

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The French: A Brilliant and Witty Portrait of Today's France.

By: Zeldin, Theodore.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., Pantheon Books.: 1983.

Edition: First American Edition.

Seller ID: 10169

Condition: Very good in good+ dust jacket. Slight spine slant and light soil to edges. Jacket front panel is bright and clean. Rear panel has closed tears at top, top corner and fore edge. Creases to flaps.


Illustrated by classic cartoons. View more info

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Call the Final Witness: The People v. Darrell R. Mathes as Seen by the Eleventh Juror.

By: Zerman, Melvyn Bernard.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., Harper & Row.: 1977.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 13192

Condition: Fine in very good dust jacket. Jacket lightly edge worn with chip at bottom of rear panel & closed tear at top of rear flap. Book is very tight and appears to be unread.


Taken from the author's journal as a juror plus his account of the arrest and pre-trial confinement of Ricky Mathes. View more info

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My Search For Patty Hearst.

By: [Hearst, Patty]. Weed, Steven with Scott Swanton.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York., Crown.: 1976.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 14444

Condition: Very good in like dust jacket. Book-plate. Light soil to top edge with glue separation at head of spine. Jacket has light rubbing to white background. No tears or chips.


Memoir of Patty Hearst's fiancee. His "struggle to understand what is going on around him" during her kidnaping. Laid in are clippings & McCall's article relating to Hearst's later marriage to Bernard Shaw plus a glossy photo of Hearst pasted to front free endpaper identified as "official photo." View more info

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The Sphinx: Official Organ of the Society of American Magicians Volume XXV Number 10

By: [Houdini] Wilson, A M (Editor)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Kansas City, MO, 0

Edition: December 15, 1926.

Seller ID: 12687


32 pp. Magazine. 8.5" x 11.25". Contains notes on regional magicians club meetings, texts & illustrations of several effects, and advertisements. The highlight is a wonderful full-page cartoon by Harlan Tarbell titled "Good-Bye Old Pal" or Houdini's New Adventure. It shows the late magician in heaven being greeted by Kellar, De Kolta, Anderson, Blitz, Heller, & Herrmann. Very good in pictorial wrappers. Interior bright. Tanning starting on edges with no e... View more info

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Show Biz from Vaude to Video.

By: [Jones, Spike]. Green Abel & Joe Laurie, Jr.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York., Henry Holt & Co.: 1951.

Edition: Later printing.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 15966

Condition: Good lacking dust jacket. First blank before half title page removed. Fading to spine. Minimal rubbing to extremities. Book is square with solid binding. Text & endpapers bright.


Inscribed by Spike Jones on the half title page. "To Bill, With Sincere Appreciation - Spike Jones." Jones (1911-1965) was the popular leader of the Spike Jones and His City Slickers band. Well know for his song parodies with wild sound effects and hiccuping vocalists during the 1940s & 50s. His hits included versions of "Cocktails for Two," "Der Fuehrer's Face," & "The William Tell Overture." View more info

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The Bar Bizarre.

By: [Williams, Tennessee]. Williams, Dakin. Edited by Lucy Freeman.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: St. Louis., Sunrise Publishing.: 1980.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 13190

Condition: Fine in near fine price clipped dust jacket. Price is repeated on rear flap.


Collection of interesting legal cases encountered by the author during his 38 years as an attorney. Foreword by his brother Tennessee Williams. View more info