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Image for Complete Guide to Hunting Across North America.

Complete Guide to Hunting Across North America.

By: Dalrymple, Byron.

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New York., Outdoor Life / Harper & Row.: 1970.

Seller ID: 9562

Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket. Book is square and tight. Gift inscription on front free endpaper. Jacket lightly rubbed with edge wear and small chips at head & heel of spine.


Black & white photos, illustrations and maps. View more info

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The Houseplant Survival Manual: How to Keep Your Houseplants Healthy.

By: Davidson, William. Photography by Ian Howes.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York., A QED Book / Gallery Books.: 1988.

Edition: First printing thus.

Seller ID: 11824

Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.


Color photos & charts throughout. Arranged alphabetically by plant name. View more info

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The Manhunters.

By: Deeley, Peter.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York., McCall Publishing.: 1970.

Edition: First U.S. Edition.

Seller ID: 13696

Condition: Fine in near fine lightly edge worn dust jacket.


Five true cases told by the detectives who solved them. Included are the Peugeot kidnapping, the Dusseldorf Doubles' Killer, the murder of a Manhattan beauty queen whose body was washed ashore on the west coast of Ireland, plus the murder of three English policemen and a Dutch international smuggling and fraud business. With black & white photos. View more info

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The Christmas Almanack.

By: Del Re, Gerard and Patricia. Illustration by Doug Jamieson.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY., Doubleday & Co.: 1979.

Seller ID: 14331

Condition: Very good in wrappers. Light shelf wear to wraps. Binding tight with clean interior.


Everything you every wanted to know about Christmas. The history, food, music, literature, films, traditions around the world, and much more. Long gift inscription from the owners of Cavonnier, Santa Anita Derby winner & runner-up in the 1996 Kentucky Derby. View more info

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Marine Engineering Regulations.

By: Department of Transportation. United States Coast Guard.

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Washington, DC., Government Printing Office.: August 1, 1977.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 10847

Condition: Near fine. Tight and clean. Appears to be unread. Former owner's last name printed on front wrap.


Contains "regulations governing the design, construction, installation, and inspection of boilers, pressure vessels, machinery, and appurtenances." View more info

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Beginner's Guide to Hydroponics: Soilless Gardening.

By: Douglas, James Sholto.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York., Drake Publishers.: (1972).

Edition: 4th printing.

Seller ID: 13497

Condition: Boards tight with slight spine slant. Lacking dust jacket. Small soil spot on front panel. Former owner's name on half title page.


With illustrations & photos throughout. View more info

Image for North from Malaya: Adventure on Five Fronts.

North from Malaya: Adventure on Five Fronts.

By: Douglas, William O.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY., Doubleday & Co.: 1953.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 14187

Condition: Very good in good+ dust jacket. Book is tight & clean with slight spine lean. Small bookstore stamp on rear pastedown. Jacket is price clipped with closed tears at spine ends & top front corner. Jacket cover photo & illustration bright.


Inside look at the 1950's Asian political battlefield. Douglas visited Malaya, the Philippines, Indo-China, Burma, and Formosa. Interesting pre-Viet Nam war views by the Supreme Court Justice. Map endpapers. Black & white photo illustrations. View more info

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The Home Builder's Handbook.

By: Duncan, Kenneth.

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New York., D. Van Nostrand Co.: 1948.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 9851

Condition: Very good copy. Slight spine slant and wear at edges.


Black & white photos & illustrations throughout. View more info

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Ending Affirmative Action: The Case for Colorblind Justice.

By: Eastland, Terry.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York., Basic Books. HarperCollins.: 1996.

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 13567

Condition: Near fine in fine dust jacket. Remainder mark on bottom edge.


Signed by the author on front free endpaper. Eastland was a section editor at Forbes, a Fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center, and is the Publisher of The American Spectator. View more info

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The Enchanted World: Ghosts.

By: Editors of Time-Life Books.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Alexandria, Virginia., Time-Life Books.: [c1984].

Edition: Second Printing. Revised 1985.

Seller ID: 12939

Condition: Fine.


Beautifully illustrated with contributions by Chris Van Allsburg, Hokusai, Yvonne Gilbert, John Collier, John Jude Palencar, and others. View more info

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Thinking About Women.

By: Ellmann, Mary.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York., Harcourt, Brace & World.: 1968.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 17008

Condition: Near fine in good dust jacket. Light soil to top edge. Book is square & tight with no interior markings. Jacket has small closed tear to bottom of lightly soiled rear panel.


The author looks at our conceptions of femininity and at how women are treated in literature from Jane Austen to Norman Mailer. View more info

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"Some of My Best Friends..."

By: Epstein, Benjamin R. and Arnold Forster.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., Farrar, Straus & Cudahy.: 1962.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 12871

Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket. Book is square and clean in tight binding. Light edge wear to boards. Jacket lightly rubbed and shelf worn.


Study of anti-Semitism in the U.S. with case histories. View more info

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America's Primer.

By: Ernst. Morris L(eopold ). Illustrated by Walter Cole.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York., G. P. Putnam's Sons.: 1931.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 15982

Condition: Very good lacking dust jacket. Boards lightly rubbed with fading to spine. Text bright in solid binding.


The author was the co-founder of the American Civil Liberties Union. Two years after the publication of this book he successfully defended James Joyce's banned novel Ulysses against obscenity charges. This book is a look at America during the great Depression. View more info

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Summer of Little Rain.

By: Fisher, Aileen. Drawings by Gloria Stevens.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., Thomas Nelson & Sons.: (1961).

Edition: 3rd printing, April 1968

Seller ID: 15690

Condition: Ex. Library. Lacking front free endpaper. Two small library stamps on rear free endpaper. Both pastedowns show evidence of pasted library mylar cover removal. Binding strong and text & illustrations bright. Light rubbing & soil to dust jacket.


Focusing on the Beaver and the Squirrel and how they adapt to drought conditions. View more info

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Constitution & By-Laws and Standing Rules. As Amended by 35th National Convention, 1962.

By: Fleet Reserve Association.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Washington, DC., Fleet Reserve Association.: N.D.

Seller ID: 14526

Condition: Near very good in heavy printed wrappers. Foxing to top, fore edge & rear free endpaper. Light shelf wear to wraps with crease at top rear corner. Text bright with no markings & solid binding.


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Good Companions: A Guide to Gardening with Plants That Help Each Other.

By: Flowerdew, Bob.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York., Summit Books / Simon & Schuster.: 1991.

Edition: First American Edition.

Seller ID: 10851

Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.


Illustrations by Ally Maltby throughout. View more info

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From a Spanish Prison (Diario y Cartas desde la carcel).

By: Forest, Eva.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York & Berkeley, CA., Random House & Moon Books.: 1975.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 13287

Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket. Light sunning to jacket spine. No chips or tears. Books is square and clean in tight binding.


The journal & letters of human rights advocate Eva Forest written after her arrest in 1974 as she was accused by the Spanish government of taking part in a Basque separatist plot to murder Prime Minister Carrero Blanco. View more info

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The Experts.

By: Freidin, Seymour and George Bailey.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., Macmillan.: 1968.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 15160

Condition: Fine in very good dust jacket. Light wear to jacket spine ends. Book is clean in solid binding.


The two award winning journalists look at "the opinion makers who flood the press, the networks and the policy-making departments of our government with their special brand of instantaneous wisdom." View more info

Image for Coming of Age in America: Growth and Acquiescence.

Coming of Age in America: Growth and Acquiescence.

By: Friedenberg, Edgar Z.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., Random House.: 1965.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 15255

Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket. Jacket lightly toned on spine & top edge. Light soil to top edge. The book is clean in solid binding.


"This study of American adolescence in its typical setting, the American secondary school..." View more info

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The Essential Royster. A Vermont Royster Reader.

By: Fuller, Edmund (ed.).

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Chapel Hill., Algonquin Books.: 1985.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 8001

Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.


Writings by the Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist of the Wall Street Journal. View more info