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The Naked Society.

By: Packard, Vance.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., David McKay Co.: 1964.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 13937

Condition: Very good in like dust jacket. Light soil to top & bottom edges & title page. A square & tight book. Jacket shelf worn with wear along top panel & head of spine.


1960s look at loss of individual privacy by the author of "The Hidden Persuaders." View more info

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Caryl Chessman: The Red Light Bandit.

By: Parker, Frank J.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Chicago., Nelson-Hall.: 1975.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 14411

Condition: Book-plate. Else fine in near fine dust jacket. Light rubbing to the black background of the jacket. A nice solid copy.


Major reexamination of the Chessman case which eventually led to a ban on discriminatory imposition of the death penalty. View more info

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Enthusiasm Makes the Difference.

By: Peale, Norman Vincent.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, NJ., Prentice-Hall.: c1967.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 8402

Condition: Fine in good+ price clipped dust jacket. Jacket worn on edges with chip at heel of spine and top of front panel. Head of spine worn with two closed tears. Closed tear at top front corner edge.


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Bitterbrush Country: Living on the Edge of the Land.

By: Peavey, Diane Josephy.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Golden, Colorado., Fulcrum Publishing.: 2001.

Edition: Advance Uncorrected Proof.

Seller ID: 14828

Condition: Very good in illustrated wrappers. Light soil to top edge and small crease at bottom of front panel. Text clean in solid binding.


Idaho author's essays on the ranchland that she calls home. View more info

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and a Time to Die.

By: Pelgrin, Mark. Edited by Sheila Moon & Elizabeth B. Howes.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London., Routledge and Kegan Paul.: 1961.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 13407

Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.


"The inner struggle of a man who faced the sentence of Cancer." A true story of courage for all those who are trying to help others. View more info

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Sexual Confidence: Discovering the Joys of Intimacy.

By: Phillips, Dr. Debora with Robert Judd.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston., Houghton Mifflin.: 1980.

Edition: First Edition. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 8980

Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket. Light rubbing to jacket front panel.


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Secret Police: The Inside Story of a Network of Terror.

By: Plate, Thomas & Andrea Darvi.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Garden City, New York., Doubleday & Co.: 1981.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 16030

Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket. Remainder spray on bottom edge. Book is square, tight & solid. Text clean. Jacket lightly edge worn & rubbed with fading to spine.


Just as relevant today as it was in 1981. A study of how secret police organizations flourished in many countries of the world. Included are looks at SAVAK in Iran, UBEK in Poland, NISA in the Philippines, the Tonton Macoutes of Haiti, and, of course, the KGB of Russia. View more info

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Paper Lion.

By: Plimpton, George.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York., Harper & Row.: 1966.

Seller ID: 7616

Condition: Near fine in like jacket. Small damp stain at bottom of jacket spine.


Plimpton's break through book. Later made into 1968 movie with Alan alda and Alex Karras. View more info

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How Human the Animals.

By: Pommery, Dr. Jean with the assistance of Othilie Bailly.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., Stein & Day.: 1979.

Edition: First American Edition.

Seller ID: 16521

Condition: Fine in fine unclipped dust jacket.


Introduction & translation by Dr. Glenn E. Weisfeld. How to understand you animals by the noted French veterinarian. View more info

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The Printers of Chiapolis.

By: Porte, R. T.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Salt Lake City., Porte Publishing Co.: (1922).

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 13045

Condition: Former owner's signature on front free endpaper. Front hinge starting. Boards bright with light edge wear & rubbing. Text block bright with no darkening to pages.


Twelve stories, each but "The Strike" printed in The Inland Printer during 1921, and each with a moral or lesson involving the printing business in the early part of the 20th century. With 13 drawn illustrations View more info

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Probing Our Prejudices: A Unit for High School Students.

By: Powdermaker, Hortense.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York., Harper & Bros.: c1944.

Edition: 6th edition. Card stapled to front free endpaper: "With the compliments of The Jewish Public Relations Council, Oakland, CA, May we have your rea

Seller ID: 8563

Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket. Staple indents from card first few pages. Jacket lightly rubbed and soiled with no tears or chips.


Suggested school activities by Helen Frances Storen. View more info

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The World of Aztecs.

By: Prescott, William-H.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Geneva., Editions Minerva - A Pierre Waleffe Book.: 1970.

Edition: First thus. The first edition of the classic text in a full illustrated book.

Seller ID: 12007

Condition: Fine save for gift inscription on front free endpaper. Jacket very good with light edge wear and closed tears at head of spine.


Color and black & white illustrations & photos throughout. View more info

Image for A Member of the Family: Gay Men Write About Their Families.

A Member of the Family: Gay Men Write About Their Families.

By: Preston, John (Ed.).

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York., Plume / Penguin.: 1994.

Edition: First Edition thus.

Seller ID: 8993

Condition: Near fine in pictorial wrappers. Light bump and soiling at bottom corner.


Winner of the Lambda Literary Award for Best Gay Male Anthology. View more info

Image for British Columbia Heritage Series: Series 1. Our Native Peoples. Volume 7. Kwakiutl.

British Columbia Heritage Series: Series 1. Our Native Peoples. Volume 7. Kwakiutl.

By: Province of British Columbia. Department of Education.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Victoria., Provincial Archives, Provincial Museum.: 1966.

Seller ID: 16498

Condition: Very good in printed wrappers. Light crease to bottom rear panel. Former owner's name at top of title page. Text & illustrations bright.


Maps drawing & photo illustrations. View more info

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The Age of the Scholar: Observations on Education in a Troubled Decade.

By: Pusey, Nathan M.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts., Harvard University Press.: 1963.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 16259

Condition: Fine in very good dust jacket. Book is square, tight & clean. Jacket edge worn with wear at extremities and small closed tear at top of front panel. Price intact on front panel.


Problems and opportunities that confront higher education. The author was President of Harvard University from 1953Ð1971. View more info

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The Story of Jade.

By: Quon-Quon Company.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Los Angeles., Quon-Quon Co.: 1944.

Edition: From the Chinese Classics in Miniature series.

Seller ID: 11968

Condition: Fine in wrappers.


World sources of jade. Notable works in jade. Jade in Chinese legend and mythology. View more info

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Building America: "Let Us Rise Up and Build."

By: Rachie, Elias.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, MN., Building America Co.: 1936.

Edition: First Edition. Self published. LCCN number 36-5631.

Seller ID: 8365

Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Spine slant. Jacket very lightly rubbed with no tears or chips. Bookplate on front free endpaper.


Minnesota lawyer's Depression era plan to improve the U.S. political and social conditions by a return to fundamentals: the Bible, the Home, and the Town-meeting. View more info

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Prometheans: Ancient and Modern.

By: Rascoe, Burton.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York., G. P. Putnam's Sons.: 1933.

Edition: 2nd impression, December, 1933.

Seller ID: 12597

Condition: Very good. No dust jacket. Book is square with tight binding. Small church library stamp on front free endpaper. Text clean & bright. Boards bright with fading to spine.


The author's profiles of St. Mark, Petronius, Nietzsche, D. H. Lawrence, Dreiser, Cabell & others. As did Prometheus, all of the subjects brought fire & warmth to their fellow men. Frontis. View more info

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My Russian Journey.

By: Rau, Santha Rama.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., Harper & Row.: 1959.

Seller ID: 14308

Condition: Near fine in good dust jacket. Book-plate & light soil to top edge. Book is square, tight & clean. Jacket rubbed with light wear at spine ends & rear fore edge.


Outsider's personal observations of everyday life in the Soviet Union. Focal points of Rau's journey included Leningrad, Moscow, & Uzbekistan. View more info

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Gems of Deportment and Hints of Etiquette: The Ceremonials of Good Society, Including Valuable Moral, Mental, and Physical Knowledge, Original and Compiled From the Best Authorities, with Suggestions on all Matters Pertaining to the Social Code.

By: Rayne, Mrs. M. L.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Detroit, Mich., Tyler & Co. and R. D. S. Tyler & Co.: 1882.

Seller ID: 18690

Condition: Good. Former owner's stamp on front free endpaper. Frontis removed. Text bright save for light foxing to title page & stains to pages 190-191 where the former owner laid in a magazine cutting. Binding solid. Soil to page edges. Rubbing to rear panel & wear to extremities.


Illustration in text. Chapter heading sketches. Full page plates. View more info