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Harvard 350th Anniversary Alumni Directory 1986, 2 Volumes, Slipcase

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: 1986

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 03431


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 abou... View more info

The Jambalaya: A Yearbook of Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana 1931, Volume XXXVI

By: N/A

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Nashville, Benson Printing: 1931

Seller ID: 04314


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 ... View more info

The Golden Book of Dallas Society 1988

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Dallas, Society Publishing: 1987

Seller ID: 04745


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. View more info

Harvard Class of 1918 Fortieth (40th) Anniversary Report

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Harvard: 1958

Seller ID: 05069


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. View more info

Harvard Class of 1918 Forty-fifth (45th) Anniversary Report

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Harvard: 1963

Seller ID: 05070


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. View more info

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The Colleagues of the Costume Council

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Houston, Texas, The Museum of Fine Arts Houston: 1986

Seller ID: 06150


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 cou... View more info

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Air Force Association 50th Anniversary Directory of Members

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Arlington, Virginia, AIr Force Association: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 04956


Includes a special history section, "Up from Kittyhawk." Large, heavy book 1,849 pages. View more info

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The Gold Book of Dallas Society 1988

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Dallas, Texas, Society Publishing, Inc.: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08209


The front cover has a very faint, one-inch stain, very difficult to see. The rear cover has a few tiny spots or marks. Otherwise a fine, clean copy. All edges gilt. Gold ribbon bookmark sen into binding. 223 pages. Reference and historical record of Dallas society in 1988. The families listed have made significant business, civic, and charitable contributions to Dallas society. The Gold Book lists the names, addresses, phone numbers, colleges and universities, occupation... View more info

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Panama Canal 1970 Telephone Directory

By: N/A

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Panama Canal Company: 1970

Seller ID: 09399


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 bu... View more info

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Social Register of Houston 1950

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Houston, Texas, The Social Register of Houston: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09448


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. View more info

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Russian-English Technical and Chemical Dictionary

By: Callaham, Ludmilla Ignatiev

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, John Wiley & Sons, Inc.: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 00047


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. View more info

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The Catalogue of American Catalogues: How to Buy Practically Everything by Mail in America

By: De la Iglesia, Maria Elena

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New Brighton, Minnesota, Random House: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 05024


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. View more info

Elias' Pocket Dictionary English-Arabic

By: Elias, Elias A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cairo, Elias' Modern Press:

Seller ID: 05618


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. View more info

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Dictionary of Electronics and Nucleonics

By: Hughes, L. E. C.;Stephens, R. W. B.;Brown, Leonard Denis

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Barnes & Noble, Inc.: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 04305


443 pages. Appendices, Tables, Charts. Smith Charts inside rear cover pocket. View more info

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Whodunit: A Guide to Crime, Suspense, and Spy Fiction

By: Keating, Henry R.F.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Van Nostrand Reinhold: 1982

Seller ID: 06064


Edition not indicated. Spine leans slightly. 320 pages with Index and numerous illustrations. View more info

Vietnamese-English Dictionary with the International Phonetic System and More than 30,000 Words and Idiomatic Expressions

By: Le Van Hung (Mrs. and Dr.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Paris, Editions Europe-Asie: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 05534


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. View more info

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The Dictionary of National Biography 1941-1950, with an Index Covering the Years 1901-1950 in One Alphabetic Series

By: Legg, L.G. Wickham and E.T. Williams

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 04325


Blue cloth, gilt titles to spine. 1,031 pages, with Cumulative Index 1901-1950. View more info

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Social Directory of Houston 1995

By: Nicholson, James Patrick, III

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Houston, Texas, Mount Vernon Publishing Company: 1995

Edition: 32nd Edition

Seller ID: 05683


Light smudge top-edge. View more info

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A German-English Dictionary for Chemists

By: Patterson, Austin M.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, John Wiley & Sons: 1944

Edition: Second Edition, Sixth Printing

Seller ID: 05327


Reading/shelf wear, but binding is solid. Clean copy. 5 X 7 inches. 411 pages. View more info

Meenakshi English Hindi Dictionary

By: Sarasvati, C.M. (Editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Meenakshi Prakashan: 1990

Seller ID: 05759


Spine cocked, endpapers show some wrinkling. Jacket has moderat edge wear and is protected now in a new Mylar cover. View more info