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1
Air Force Association 50th Anniversary Directory of Members
Arlington, Virginia: AIr Force Association: 1996: First Edition: Hard Cover: Fine: No Jacket: Includes a special history section, "Up from Kittyhawk." Large, heavy book 1,849 pages.: 04956: 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
Harvard 350th Anniversary Alumni Directory 1986, 2 Volumes, Slipcase
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Harvard 350th Anniversary Alumni Directory 1986, 2 Volumes, Slipcase
1986: Hard Cover: Fine: No Jacket (as issued): SIGNED: Both volumes like new, but the slipcase shows a light pinkish residue scattered among the top, bottom and front. Volume I is signed on the title page: "James Harlan Steele, School of Public Health 1941-42 M.P.H." Steele became professor Emeritus of the University of Texas School of Public Health and was recognized as a worldwide medical pioneer who founded what is now the American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine. Laid in is a New York Times article about the 350th anniversary celebration plans. VOLUME I is a name directory by last name. VOLUME II is organized into the two sections: Geographical Directory of Alumni ( by state and country) and Alumni by School/Program.: 03431: 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
3
Harvard Class of 1918 Fortieth (40th) Anniversary Report
Cambridge: Harvard: 1958: Hard Cover: Very Good: No Jacket: Crimson cloth with gilt title to spine and stamping of the Harvard University seal (VERITAS) on the front cover. Some soiling or discoloration to the spine. The endpapers show a bit of browning.281 pages. Includes Class Officers, Secretary's Preface, Records of the Class, In Memoriam, Obituaries, Lost Men, and Geographical Index.: 05069: 
Price: 40.00 USD
 
 
4
Harvard Class of 1918 Forty-fifth (45th) Anniversary Report
Cambridge: Harvard: 1963: Hard Cover: Very Good: No Jacket: Crimson cloth with gilt title to spine and stamping of the Harvard University seal (VERITAS) on the front cover. Some soiling or discoloration to the spine and light foxing to the page edges. The endpapers show a bit of browning.257 pages. Includes Class Officers, Secretary's Preface, Records of the Class, In Memoriam, Obituaries, Lost Men, and Geographical Index.: 05070: 
Price: 40.00 USD
 
 
Panama Canal 1970 Telephone Directory
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Panama Canal 1970 Telephone Directory
Panama Canal Company: 1970: Soft Cover: Very Good: Stapled pictorial stiff covers. Light edge wear. Related ephemera laid in (newspaper article and informational booklet). The cover displays the seals of the Canal Zone Isthmus of Panama and the Panama Canal Company. This rare telephone directory appears to be a directory for the Panama Canal Company, a wholly owned U.S. government corporation that operated the Panama Canal and its auxiliary enterprises (including the Panama Railroad) from 1951 to 1979. Most names and business listed appear to be American. Contents organized into five sections. SECTION I: GENERAL INFORMATION (manual exchanges, Armed Forces exchanges, etc.); SECTION II: ORGANIZATIONAL (company organizations, i.e. Accounting, Engineering, etc.); SECTION III: ALPHABETICAL (individual listings with codes for housing areas, street addresses, and phone numbers); SECTION IV: CLASSIFIED (Yellow Pages listing of the various businesses operating in the Canal Zone); and SECTION V: MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION (hours/days various businesses and services are available). Following these sections: Timetable, Railroad Passenger Trains (one-page Panama Railroad timetable for service from Panama to Colon and Colon to Panama); Map Section (48 pages); and Calendar, 1970-1971. Emergency numbers are printed inside the front cover, while inside the rear cover are civil defense warning signals.: 09399: 
Price: 150.00 USD
 
 
Social Register of Houston 1950
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Social Register of Houston 1950
Houston, Texas: The Social Register of Houston: 1950: First Edition: Hard Cover: Very Good: No Jacket: Small (5x7-inch) book in black leather-like binding with the title in faded green on the front cover. Mild reading and handling wear. 217 pages. Preface by George Kirksey. Includes Club and College Abbreviations, registers for towns outside of Houston (Angleton to Wharton), Married-Maiden Names, Allegro Dubutantes, and Social Register Clubs and Officers.: 09448: 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
The Colleagues of the Costume Council
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The Colleagues of the Costume Council
Houston, Texas: The Museum of Fine Arts Houston: 1986: Three-Ring, Stiff Covers: Fine: Membership book with tabbed sections for General Information, History, By-Laws, Calendar/Activities, and Membership. A definition of the council is found on the first page: "The Colleagues of the Costume Council is an auxiliary arm of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston whose purpose is to collect and exhibit costume of the highest quality and to educate the public, creating an awareness and understanding of costume's aesthetic and historical significance." This council does not appear to exist presently.: 06150: 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
8
The Golden Book of Dallas Society 1988
Dallas: Society Publishing: 1987: Hard Cover: Near Fine+: No Jacket: Decorative, embossed cream cloth with gilt lettering on a blue paper label. Couple of tiny spots on the rear cover. The names, addresses, phone numbers, colleges and universities, occupations, clubs, arts, civic and charity boards of eleven hundred Dallas families. Two-hundred twenty-three pages, families sorted alphabetically by name. Included at the back of the book is a Chronological List of Idlewild Debutantes 1884-1987/1988.: 04745: 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
9
The Jambalaya: A Yearbook of Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana 1931, Volume XXXVI
Nashville: Benson Printing: 1931: Hard Cover: Very Good: Shelf wear and light edge wear. Interior clean and free of writing or marks. Decorative tooling to the spine and front cover, with the title against a green background that has all but faded. 377 pages followed by seven pages of ads. This yearbook is notable for its Junior Class, School of Medicine listing for Michael DeBakey, who went on to become a world-famous, pioneering heart surgeon. While a medical school student at Tulane, DeBakey invented the roller pump, which eventually became an essential component of the heart-lung machine, which made open-heart surgery possible.: 04314: 
Price: 100.00 USD
 
 
Russian-English Technical and Chemical Dictionary, Callaham, Ludmilla Ignatiev
10 Callaham, Ludmilla Ignatiev
Russian-English Technical and Chemical Dictionary
New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.: 1947: First Edition: Hard Cover: Very Good: No Jacket: Green leatherette, flexible covers with gilt lettering. Corners bumped, light shelf wear. Title page missing about one inch across top, appears to have been cut straight across. 794 pages. A good, clean copy.: 00047: 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
11 De la Iglesia, Maria Elena
The Catalogue of American Catalogues: How to Buy Practically Everything by Mail in America
New Brighton, Minnesota: Random House: 1973: 0394486900 / 9780394486901: First Edition: Hard Cover: Near Fine: Near Fine: 272 pages with numerous photos of catalogues and their products for a variety of goods one could buy in America in the early 1970s. Indexed.: 05024: 
Price: 12.00 USD
 
 
12 Elias, Elias A.
Elias' Pocket Dictionary English-Arabic
Cairo: Elias' Modern Press: Hard Cover: Good: No Jacket: No date indicated, but appears to be 1930s-40s. Light red cloth with gilt lettering in Arabic and English. Bumping to spine ends and corners. Some play in the binding, but firmly attached. Cracked hinge toward rear of book, no loose pages. Measures 4 by 5.5 inches.: 05618: 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
Dictionary of Electronics and Nucleonics, Hughes, L. E. C.;Stephens, R. W. B.;Brown, Leonard Denis
13 Hughes, L. E. C.;Stephens, R. W. B.;Brown, Leonard Denis
Dictionary of Electronics and Nucleonics
New York: Barnes & Noble, Inc.: 1970: 0389013471 / 9780389013471: First Edition: Hard Cover: Near Fine: No Jacket: 443 pages. Appendices, Tables, Charts. Smith Charts inside rear cover pocket.: 04305: 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
14 Le Van Hung (Mrs. and Dr.)
Vietnamese-English Dictionary with the International Phonetic System and More than 30,000 Words and Idiomatic Expressions
Paris: Editions Europe-Asie: 1955: First Edition: Hard Cover: Very Good+: No Jacket: 820 pages, plus colophon page with stated first edition. Light amount of foxing to endpapers, else a clean copy throughout with no marks. Slight bumping to spine ends and corners. The binding is tight and square.: 05534: 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
The Dictionary of National Biography 1941-1950, with an Index Covering the Years 1901-1950 in One Alphabetic Series, Legg, L.G. Wickham and E.T. Williams
15 Legg, L.G. Wickham and E.T. Williams
The Dictionary of National Biography 1941-1950, with an Index Covering the Years 1901-1950 in One Alphabetic Series
London: Oxford University Press: 1950: First Edition: Hard Cover: Very Good: No Jacket: Blue cloth, gilt titles to spine. 1,031 pages, with Cumulative Index 1901-1950.: 04325: 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
16 Nicholson, James Patrick, III
Social Directory of Houston 1995
Houston: Moount Vernon Publishing Company: 1995: 32nd Edition: Hard Cover: Near Fine: No Jacket (as issued): Light smudge top-edge.: 05683: 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
17 Sarasvati, C.M. (Editor)
Meenakshi English Hindi Dictionary
Meenakshi Prakashan: 1990: Hard Cover: Very Good: Very Good: Spine cocked, endpapers show some wrinkling. Jacket has moderat edge wear and is protected now in a new Mylar cover.: 05759: 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
Illustrierte Technische Worterbucher in Sechs Sprachen Deutsch, Englisch, Russisch, Farnzosisch, Italienische, Spanische - Band I: Maschinenelemente, Schlomann, Alfred
18 Schlomann, Alfred
Illustrierte Technische Worterbucher in Sechs Sprachen Deutsch, Englisch, Russisch, Farnzosisch, Italienische, Spanische - Band I: Maschinenelemente
Munchen: R. Oldenbourg: Hard Cover: Very Good: No Jacket: Ex-Library: Ex-Library copy with stamps to the spine and front endpapers. Text in the following langauges: German, English, Russian, French, Italian, Spanish. 438 pages.: 06998: 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
19 Werner, E.T.C.
A Dictionary of Chinese Mythology
New York: Julian Press: 1961: Reissue: Hard Cover: Very Good: Fair: Moderate wear to book, pages browning, binding solid. Jacket tattered, creased, and chipped. Preserved now in a new Mylar archival cover. Contents include an Introduction by Professor Hyman Kublin; a Preface by the author dated 1932, Peking; Pronunciation of Chinese Words, Dictionary of Chinese Mythology; Index to Myths; Table of Chinese Dynasties; and Bibliography. 627 pages with silk ribbon bookmark sewn into the binding.: 05678: 
Price: 40.00 USD
 
 
A Biographical Dictionary of Scientists, Williams, Trevor I. (Editor)
20 Williams, Trevor I. (Editor)
A Biographical Dictionary of Scientists
Wiley-Interscience: 1969: 0713609249 / 9780713609240: First American Edition: Hard Cover: Near Fine: Good+: Jacket is chipped and rubbed with creases to rear flap. Protected in a new Mylar cover now. 592 pages with over 1,000 biographies of eminent scientists and technologists. Includes bibliographical references for further reading, a detailed appendix of over 700 additional scientists mentioned, and numerous cross references.: 03139: 
Price: 15.00 USD
 

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