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The Pearl and Bead Boutique Book.

By: Nathanson, Virginia

Price: $46.00

Publisher: New York, Hearthside Press, Inc., 1972

Edition: No Additional Printings Indicated


8vo. 190 pgs. Very Good condition hardcover in Very Good jacket, price not clipped, contents clean and unmarked. Not a library copy. Yellow boards with light general shelf wear, shallow bend to rear board, light foxing to endpapers. Jacket with price intact, light edgewear, light foxing and age toning along edges and rear panel, now in removable protective archival cover. Contents: Introduction, Crocheting with Pearls and Beads, Cross-Weaving Patterns, Boutique Jewelry, ... View more info

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The Pocket Week-End Book (Pocket Book #586)

By: Stern, Philip Van Doren

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Rockefeller Center, New York, Pocket Books Incorporated, 1949

Edition: First Pocket Book Edition


292 pgs. Good to Very Good condition vintage paperback. May 1949 first pocket book edition, with Gertrude the kangaroo logo design inside covers and red text block edges. Binding sound, light rubbing along spine edges and margins, pages are clean and unmarked, with uniform age darkening along margins. A huge variety of stories, articles and poems in a tiny package by renowned writers and poets, this format was originally intended as a small take-along for a weekend holi... View more info

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The Pre-Raphaelite Illustrators : The Published Graphic Art of the English Pre-Raphaelites & Their Associates with Critical Biographical Essays & Illustrated Catalogues of the Artists' Engraved Works

By: Suriano, Gregory R.

Price: $34.00

Publisher: New Castle, DE, U.S.A., Oak Knoll Press, 2000

Edition: First Edition.


4to. 336 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. Illustrated throughout. Contents: First Appearances of Important Books in the Artist Catalogues. Preface, Introduction: The Pre-Raphaelites and Published Graphic Art in Victorian England, The Artists and Their Works: Illustrations of the Major Pre-Raphaelites (C), The Artists and Their Works: Illustrations of the Pre-Raphaelite Associates (Burton, Collins, Collinson, Deverell, Holiday, Inchbold, Prinsep, Ruskin, Seddon, Smetha... View more info

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The Properties of Glass [American Chemical Society Monograph Series No. 77].

By: Morey, George W.

Price: $46.00

Publisher: New York, Reinhold Publishing Corp., 1938

Edition: No Additional Printings Stated


561 pgs. Very Good condition navy blue cloth hardcover.Gilt lettering to spine, light rubbing along edges and corners. Hinges tight, Light foxing to front endpaper near hinge and previous owner stamp (The Toledo Engineering Company), else clean and unmarked throughout. Contents: General Introduction, Preface, The History and Definition of Glass, The Devitrification of Glass, The Composition of Glass, The Chemical Durability of Glass, The Viscosity of Glass, The Annealing... View more info

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The Scenewright. Illustrated By the Author.

By: Smith, Andre

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, The MacMillan Co., 1930

Edition: Third Printing.


vii.135pgs. Good to Very Good condition blue cloth hard cover. Gilt lettering and decoration to front and spine. Lettering on spine and edges of cloth somewhat faded, rubbing to cloth at corners. Owner name (Pearl Masterman, February 6, 1934] on front blank, with two of her bookplates on the front endpapers. Frontis and endpaper illustrations depict scenes of set and model building. Illustrations throughout by the author. Scattered throughout text are occasional underlin... View more info

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The Tariff History of the United States. A Series of Essays.

By: Taussig, F.W.

Price: $36.00

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

Edition: No Previous Printings Indicated


vii. 269 pgs. Very Good condition brown cloth hardcover. This is an original 1888 vintage edition, not a modern reprint, covering the period 1789-1887. Light rubbing of cloth at edges and corners, spine ends frayed, first signature loose but holding, binding otherwise quite sound. Owner inscription on front blank F. Hulse, Aug. 1888, steamship, Shelter Island. Content Sections: Protection to Young Industries as Applied in the United States: I. The argument in general, II... View more info

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The Vanilla Chef.

By: Rain, Patricia

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Santa Cruz, CA, U.S.A., Vanilla Queen Press, 2002

Edition: First Printing


8vo. 190 pgs. Fine condition softcover pb, clean and unmarked. First Printing, with an errata slip laid in. More than a book of delicious vanilla recipes, this book also contains information about its history, lore, botany, ethnobotany, cultivation, usage as a diverse ingredient and how to discern the differences among vanilla products. Complete in itself, it follows the first vanilla book written by Patricia Rain, "The Vanilla Cookbook". Contents: Introduction, ... View more info

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The Woody Iridaceae. Nivenia, Klattia & Witsenia. Systematics, Biology & Evolution.

By: Goldblatt, Peter

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Oregon, Timber Press, 1993

Edition: First Edition


8vo. vi.139 pgs. Near Fine hardbound in Fine dust jacket. Very faint shelf rubbing to bottom edges, else fine. Illustrated throughout with water colors by Fay Anderson and line drawings by Margo Branch. Concise yet systematic study of these South African perennial irises. Contents include: preface, introduction, history, morphology, characteristics, phylogeny and evolution, geology, ecology and speciation, cultivation, Nivenia (species), Klattia (species), Wistenia (sp... View more info

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Theo's Odyssey

By: Clement, Catherine. Translated By Steve Cox and Ros Schwartz.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Arcade Publishing, 1999

Edition: First North American Edition


593 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine dustjacket, clean and unmarked. First English Language Edition. Translated from the French by Steve Cox and Ros Schwartz. A story of healing as an ill little boy explores the many forms of religious faith while travelling with his aunt. He learns the tenets and philosophies of Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism, Confucianism, Shinto, yoga, animism, voodoo and more. From the publisher: "This is a hugely enjoyable story abo... View more info

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Tomorrow and Tomorrow. [Pyramid Giant G214]

By: Collins, Hunt (Ed McBain, Evan Hunter]

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Pyramid Books, 1956


190 pgs. Very Good condition vintage paperback. Slight rubbing to paper at spine edges and a shallow partial crease to front cover vertically along woman pictured, else externally pristine, square and tight. Text block edges are red. Internally clean and unmarked, paper uniformly age-toned. First four pages have a small 1/2 inch closed edge tear to right margin. Cover art by Bob Lavin. From the back cover: "The Vikes were in the saddle riding high-peddling forbidden ... View more info

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Valery and Poe. A Literary Legacy

By: Vines, Lois Davis

Price: $26.00

Publisher: New York and Cleveland, New York University Press, 1992


8vo. xii. 217 pgs. Very Good+ hardcover, green cloth, gilt lettering. Tiny rear corner bump. Shallow waving to paper around pg. 41 due to a transparent waterspot, else clean and unmarked throughtout. Contents: acknowledgements, abbreviations, introduction, the image of Poe inherited from Baudelaire and Mallarme, Valery's view on influence, Dupin-Teste: the Poe connection, Poe, Valery and modern criticism, poetics and poetry, "On Poe's Eureka", conclusion: unity... View more info

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Vanilla : Travels in Search of the Ice Cream Orchid

By: Ecott, Tim

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Berkeley, California, U.S.A., Grove Press, 2004

Edition: First Printing


xx.278 pgs. Fine Hardcover in Fine dust jacket, clean and unmarked. Contents: List of Illustrations, Prologue, Foreword, Black Flower, An Indian Secret, The City That Perfumed the World, Mexican Money, From an English Garden, Ile Bourbon, Creole Hearts, The Slave's Crime, Homage to Albius, Empress of Tahiti, Murder in Madagascar, Ice Cream and Perfume, The Admiral's Legacy, Vanilla Prince, Epilogue, Acknowledgements, Select Bibliography. ISBN 0802117759. 1729. View more info

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Virgil. The Georgics in English Hexameter

By: Virgil. (C.W. Brodribb)

Price: $32.00

Publisher: New York and Cleveland, D. Appleton and Company. Made and printed in Great Britain., 1926

Edition: No Additional Printings Indicated


86 pgs. Very Good hardcover. Green cloth with rubbing to spine edges and corners. Top edge gilt. Gilt decorative border on front board. Made and printed in Great Britain. The decorations to this edition are from woodblocks cut by Maud Reed-Cooper. The original Latin meter is reproduced in English as nearly as the structural differences in the two languages would permit. Books I-IV: Of Crops and Weather. Of Vines and Trees. Of Horses and Cattle, Of Bees. #748. View more info

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Where Evolution and Religion Meet

By: Coulter, John M. And Coulter, Merle C.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: New York, The MacMillan Co., 1924

Edition: Second Printing


105 pgs. Verg Good+ cloth hardcover in original dust jacket. Book is clean and umarked, binding sound, very slight rubbing to edges and corners. Jacket has small chips at spine edges and corners and paper is worn through in places along the flap edges. Flap information lists other titles in the Little Books on Religion series. Apparently then as now, "No subject of science seems to be more misunderstood by those who are not biologists than the doctrine of evolution..... View more info