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1
1955 International Directory of Detective Agencies
Neosho, Missouri.: Inter-State Service Co.: 1955: Soft Cover: Good: comb binding, tattered and soiled covers, but pages are intact with little wear. Full-page and smaller ads for bureaus, agencies, and individual detectives. Organized alphabetically by state and country. Countries outside the U.S. include Australia, Austria, Bermuda, Brazil, Canada, Cuba, Egypt (listing only, no ads), England, France, Germany, Greece (listing only, no ads), Holland, Israel, Italy, Mexico, Norway, Portugal, Spain & Sweden.: 03030: 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
2
Area Handbook for Somalia
Washington, D.C.: American University: 1977: Second Edition: Hard Cover: Near Fine: No Jacket: 05531: 
Price: 12.00 USD
 
 
3
The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation 1925-2000: A Seventy-Fifth Anniversary Record
New York: The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation: 2001: Hard Cover: Fine: No Jacket: Red cloth with gilt titles. Program card laid in.: 05246: 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
Noah Adams on "All Things Considered" : A Radio Journal, Adams, Noah
4 Adams, Noah
Noah Adams on "All Things Considered" : A Radio Journal
New York: W. W. Norton & Company: 1992: 0393030431 / 9780393030433: First Edition: Hard Cover: Near Fine: Near Fine: SIGNED: Bumping to spine end on both book and jacket. Signed on title page by Adams. A year in the life of National Public Radio's 20-year-old program, All Things Considered, hosted by the author, Noah Adams.: 01353: 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
5 Alland, Alexander Jr.
Human Diversity
New York: Columbia University Press: 1971: 0231032277 / 9780231032278: First Edition: Hard Cover: Very Good: Very Good: Light shelf wear. Previous owner name at top of front free endpaper. Jacket chipped. 220 pages with Bibliography and Index.: 05532: 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
6 Amick, George
The Inverted Jenny: Money, Mystery, Mania
Sidney, Ohio: Amos Press, Inc.: 1986: 0894870890 / 9780894870897: First Edition: Hard Cover: Near Fine+: Near Fine+: A number in ink on the front free endpaper is about the only flaw of this book. A light bump or two to the jacket, barely detectable in a protective mylar sleeve. True story of crime, romance, corruption, and greed surrounding the most famous and sought after stamp error in the world--the upside down 1918 "Jenny" biplane that was to be used by the U.S. in the world's inaugural airmail service.: 02239: 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
The Art of Fine Cigars, Andriote, John-Manuel; Falk, Andrew E.; Perez, B. Henry
7 Andriote, John-Manuel; Falk, Andrew E.; Perez, B. Henry
The Art of Fine Cigars
Boston: Bulfinch Press / Little, Brown and Company: 1996: 0821223496 / 9780821223499: First Edition: Hard Cover: Near Fine: Fine: Tiny amount of wear on the top edge of the boards near the spine. Otherwise, a fine, clean copy. Small book, about 5" X 7". 111 pages with photographs. From the publisher: "This guide, by three longtime cigar devotees, shows novice smokers how to savour every aspect of the cigar experience and cultivate a connoisseur's sensibility. Information on the basics of cultivation, production and variety supports instructions on buying, cutting and enjoying cigars.": 08631: 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
8 Benton, William
The Voice of Latin America
New York: Harper & Brothers: 1961: First Edition: Very Good: Very Good: Bumped with light shelf wear. Previous owner's name on front free endpaper. Jacket is rubbed and soiled with some minor chipping. From Mexico to Argentina, Senator Benton journeyed through Latin America for a first-hand report on the big problems facing that region of the world: widespread poverty, the need for economic development, Communist penetration and "Fidelismo," and the severe shortage of educational resources. He also offers proposals to help achieve prosperity and political maturity. Foreword by Adlai E. Stevenson.: 00666: 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
Color: A Survey in Words and Pictures from Ancient Mysticism to Modern Science, Birren, Faber
9 Birren, Faber
Color: A Survey in Words and Pictures from Ancient Mysticism to Modern Science
New Hyde Park, New York: University Books, Inc.: 1966: Second Printing: Hard Cover: Very Good: No Jacket: Some shelf wear, light bumping to corners. A clean, unmarked copy. 223 pages, with Notes and Index. Organized into three parts: PART ONE - The Mystical Beginnings, PART TWO - Impact on Science and Culture, and PART THREE - Implications for Modern Life. An exploration of the role of color in our world and lives throughout history. Many illustrations in both color and black & white.: 08236: 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
10 Brandes, Stanley
Forty: The Age and the Symbol XL
Knoxville, Tennessee: University of Tennessee Press: 1985: 0870494635 / 9780870494635: Hard Cover: Fine: Near Fine -: 05755: 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
The Philosopher Fish: Sturgeon, Caviar, and the Geography of Desire, Carey, Richard Adams
11 Carey, Richard Adams
The Philosopher Fish: Sturgeon, Caviar, and the Geography of Desire
Washington, D.C.: Counterpoint: 2005: 1582431736 / 9781582431734: First Edition: Hard Cover: Fine: Fine: 333 pages with Bibliography and Index.: 04687: 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
12 Dawsons of Pall Mall
Catalogue 263: Atlases, Travel & Topography
Wraps: Very Good: No date. 144 pp., 635 items listed.: 01924: 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
13 Dunne, John Gregory
Vegas : A Memoir of a Dark Season
New York: Random House: 1974: First Edition: Hard Cover: Near Fine: Very Good+: Light edge wear in places, light wear at the spine ends. Price intact. A nice copy of Dunne's third book, which begins, "In the summer of my nervous breakdown, I went to live in Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada," where the author theorizes he can always find someone in a greater emotional drift than himself--from pimps and bail bondsmen to used car tycoons, comics struggling for fame, and the inhabitants of casinos at 5 a.m.: 01943: 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
14 Durham, Simon (Editor)
Jane's International ABC Aerospace Directory, 1998
UK: Jane's Information Group: 1998: 0710617623 / 9780710617620: 48th Edition: Hard Cover: Near Fine: No Jacket: Trace of wear at the corners. A clean, unmarked copy. Large, heavy book, 1,716 pages.: 02016: 
Price: 85.00 USD
 
 
The Dynamics of Change, Fabun, Don
15 Fabun, Don
The Dynamics of Change
Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc.: 1967: First Edition: Hard Cover: Very Good: Good: Quarto (8.5 X 11): Slight shelf wear and bumping. Jacket has a few chips and edge tears. The front panel was exposed to moisture and is wrinkled along the upper portion. The book was not affected. The material in this volume was originated in commemoration of the Twentieth Anniversary of Kaiser Aluminum & Chemical Corporation. It first appeared in a special series of six issues of Kaiser Aluminum NEWS. The author, Publicatiosn Editor for Kaiser, offers a 20-year look into the future from 1966 to 1986, and examines the ways in which technological advances may change our lives. From a current-day perspective, it's a fascinating look "back to the future" to see what became of yesterday's visions.: 06505: 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
16 Friedan, Betty
The Fountain of Age
New York, NY, U.S.A.: Simon & Schuster: 1993: 0671400274 / 9780671400279: First Edition: Very Good+: Very Good+: 00809: 
Price: 6.00 USD
 
 
The Cigarette Papers, Glantz, Stanton A.; Slade, John; Bero, Lisa A.; Hanauer, Peter; Barnes, Deborah E.
17 Glantz, Stanton A.; Slade, John; Bero, Lisa A.; Hanauer, Peter; Barnes, Deborah E.
The Cigarette Papers
Berkeley, CA: University of California Press: 1996: 0520205723 / 9780520205727: First Printing: Hard Cover: Near Fine: Near Fine: Small, closed tear at lower corner of jacket's rear panel. Fine copy otherwise.: 03298: 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
18 Hoagland, Jim
South Africa : Civilizations in Conflict
Boston: Houghton Mifflin: 1972: First Printing: Hard Cover: Very Good+: Very Good+: Light edgewear to book and jacket. Previous owner name in small script at top of front free endpaper.: 01830: 
Price: 12.00 USD
 
 
19 Huxley, Sir Julian, Fellow of the Royal Society, (Editorial Director)
Odhams Colour Library of Knowledge: Vol. 1, Lands and Peoples of the World
London: Hamlyn Publishing Group, Ltd.: 1971: Reprint Edition: Hard Cover: Near Fine: No Jacket: 4to: Forest green, leather-like boards with gilt lettering and graphics. Damp-stained circle on title page. The first of a series of 18 volumes surveying the whole vast field of human knowledge and experience, from the earliest times to present day (1970s). Each book in the series is a travel book in a sense, part of a journey in search of knowledge. Each volume is lavishly illustrated with a generous use of color.: 00170: 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
20 Ivins, Molly
Nothin' but Good Times Ahead
New York: Random House: 1993: 0679419152 / 9780679419150: First Edition: Hard Cover: Fine: Fine: 00774: 
Price: 8.00 USD
 

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