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Area Handbook for Somalia

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., American University: 1977

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 05531

Condition: Near Fine


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Noah Adams on "All Things Considered" : A Radio Journal

By: Adams, Noah

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 01353

ISBN: 0393030431

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

Human Diversity

By: Alland, Alexander Jr.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Columbia University Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 05532

ISBN: 0231032277

Condition: Very Good


Light shelf wear. Previous owner name at top of front free endpaper. Jacket chipped. 220 pages with Bibliography and Index. View more info

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The Art of Fine Cigars

By: Andriote, John-Manuel; Falk, Andrew E.; Perez, B. Henry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Bulfinch Press / Little, Brown and Company: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08631

ISBN: 0821223496

Condition: Near 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.... View more info

The Voice of Latin America

By: Benton, William

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 00666

Condition: 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 pr... View more info

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Color: A Survey in Words and Pictures from Ancient Mysticism to Modern Science

By: Birren, Faber

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New Hyde Park, New York, University Books, Inc.: 1966

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 08236

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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The Capers Papers

By: Capers, Charlotte; Foreword by Eudora Welty

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Jackson, Mississippi, University Press of Mississippi: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09938

ISBN: 087805152X

Condition: Fine


From the dust jacket: Selected essays from Charlotte Capers' "Miss Quote" days at the Jackson Daily News and her "Good Life" columns in the Delta Review. Nice, clean copy of the first edition with a trace of wear to the dust jacket, now in a Mylar sleeve. Eudora Welty, who wrote the Foreword, is pictured on the jacket's rear panel. View more info

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The Philosopher Fish: Sturgeon, Caviar, and the Geography of Desire

By: Carey, Richard Adams

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Counterpoint: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 04687

ISBN: 1582431736

Condition: Fine


333 pages with Bibliography and Index. View more info

Catalogue 263: Atlases, Travel & Topography

By: Dawsons of Pall Mall

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 01924

Condition: Very Good


No date. 144 pp., 635 items listed. View more info

Jane's International ABC Aerospace Directory, 1998

By: Durham, Simon (Editor)

Price: $85.00

Publisher: UK, Jane's Information Group: 1998

Edition: 48th Edition

Seller ID: 02016

ISBN: 0710617623

Condition: Near Fine


Trace of wear at the corners. A clean, unmarked copy. Large, heavy book, 1,716 pages. View more info

The Fountain of Age

By: Friedan, Betty

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Simon & Schuster: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 00809

ISBN: 0671400274

Condition: Very Good+


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The Cigarette Papers

By: Glantz, Stanton A.; Slade, John; Bero, Lisa A.; Hanauer, Peter; Barnes, Deborah E.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, University of California Press: 1996

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 03298

ISBN: 0520205723

Condition: Near Fine


Small, closed tear at lower corner of jacket's rear panel. Fine copy otherwise. View more info

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Odhams Colour Library of Knowledge: Vol. 1, Lands and Peoples of the World

By: Huxley, Sir Julian, Fellow of the Royal Society, (Editorial Director)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London, Hamlyn Publishing Group, Ltd.: 1971

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 00170

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

Nothin' but Good Times Ahead

By: Ivins, Molly

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 00774

ISBN: 0679419152

Condition: Fine


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Woodsmoke: Collected Writings on Ancient Living Skills

By: Jamison, Richard and Linda

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Birmingham, Alabama, Menasha Ridge Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 05332

ISBN: 0897321510

Condition: Near Fine


255 pages, with References and Index. Instruction from well-known outdoorsmen in America and abroad on the ancient skills for daily living and survival. Collected in the tradition of the publication: Woodsmoke, a Journal for Primitive Survivalists. View more info

A Shout in the Street : An Excursion Into the Modern City

By: Jukes, Peter

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 1990

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 01607

ISBN: 0374263396

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear to book and jacket. Light crease along jacket spine. The author looks for the essence of four urban landscapes: London, Leningrad, Paris, and New York. View more info

Your Swiss Bank Book

By: Kinsman, Robert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Dow Jones-Irwin, Inc: 1975

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 02082

ISBN: 0870940996

Condition: Very Good+


Lightly bumped in edge-worn jacket with several edge tears, including one at the front flap fold that is about two inches. Lightly rubbed. Protected in new mylar cover. View more info

Manhunt

By: Maas, Peter

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 00812

ISBN: 0394552938

Condition: Near Fine


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A History of Reading

By: Manguel, Alberto

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Penguin: 1996

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 00275

ISBN: 0670843024

Condition: Fine


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The Secret Is Out: True Spy Stories

By: Martini, Teri

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown & Company: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 04608

ISBN: 0316548642

Condition: Near Fine


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