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The Book of European Light Opera

By: Ewen, David

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10542

Condition: Near Fine


Very light wear to the boards. The dust jacket shows some dampstaining along the spine, but the book is unaffected. 297 pages with Index and the following Appendixes: 1. A Chronology of the European Theater, 2. Listing by Composers, and 3. Selected Recordings. Illustrated with a section of black and white photographs. Contents include plots, composers, production histories, musical highlights, and critical evaluations of 167 European light operas. View more info

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Reclining Nude

By: Ferrara, Lidia Guibert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Chronicle Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10519

ISBN: 0811836657

Condition: Very Good


Lower corners bumped and lower corner of the jacket's front panel has a long, closed tear and associated creasing. Protected now in a Mylar archival sleeve. 129 pages plus List of Illustrations. Introduction by Frances Borzello, followed by Author's Note and 121 color plates/ The book's layout mimics the reclining position of the subjects in the paintings presented. From the jacket: "Sensuous, voluptuous, provocative - the female form has inspired artists for centuries, making it perhaps the most popular subject in the history of painting. Since Venetian painter Giorgione's Sleeping Venus, the... View more info

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Spangler, Cambria County, Pennsylvania 1893 - 1993

By: Flanagan, Mary Margaret (Editor)

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Spangler, Pennsylvania, Spangler Centennial History Book Committee: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10620

Condition: Very Good


Mild wear. Scattered annotation throughout in ink regarding a previous owner's relationships to people in photos and memories of the town. 256 pages with black and white photographs documenting the centennial history of "The Longest Little Town in the World." Includes history for some families such as Hammond, Dumm, McCombie and Lantzy. Numerous photos of houses, businesses, school classes, sports, and much more. The coal mining tragedy of 1922 (Reilly Shaft No. 1 mine explosion) that killed 77 is also documented here. On January 1, 2000 Spangler merged with the adjacent borough of Barnesboro ... View more info

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Katish, Our Russian Cook

By: Frolov, Wanda L.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Company: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10569

Condition: Very Good


Light wear to book, some endpaper browning, and checkmarks in the Index. Chipping and edge wear to the dust jacket. A novel plus cookbook, this is the story of a young Russian émigrée to Los Angeles in the 1920s. Recipes are found throughout and there is a chapter of extra recipes and an Index. The stories in this book are reprinted from Gourmet Magazine, in which the author used the by-line Wanda E. Ivanoff. View more info

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Where You Find It: Stories

By: Galloway, Janice

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1996

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 10601

ISBN: 0684844508

Condition: Near Fine


Light crease to the dust jacket's front flap. Twenty stories. 235 pages. View more info

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Baseball is a Funny Game

By: Garagiola

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J.B. Lippincott: 1960

Edition: Eighth Impression

Seller ID: 10634

Condition: Very Good


Light shelf wear. Jacket is price-clipped, has chipping at the spine ends and rubbng wear to the tips and flap folds. Overall, a nice, clean copy. No writing, marks or stains. 192 pages View more info

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125th Anniversary Diocese of Galveston-Houston 1847-1972 : Changing Times

By: Giles, Robert C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Most Reverend John L. Morkovsky, S.T.D.:

Seller ID: 10612

Condition: Near Fine


Dark blue leatherette with gilt stamping. Very minor white fleck on front cover, otherwise a fine copy. The story of the Diocese of Galveston-Houston in commemoration of its founding. View more info

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Betraying Spinoza: The Renegade Jew Who Gave Us Modernity (Jewish Encounters Series)

By: Goldstein, Rebecca

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Schocken / Nextbook: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10556

ISBN: 0805242090

Condition: Very Good


Light pencil underlining scattered throughout the text. If not for that, the book would be graded Fine. A sharp copy. 287 pages. From the dust jacket: "In 1656, Amsterdam's Jewish community excommunicated Baruch Spinoza, and, at the age of twenty-three, he became the most famous heretic in Judaism. He was already germinating a secularist challenge to religion that would be as radical as it was original. He went on to produce one of the most ambitious systems in the history of Western philosophy, so ahead of its time that scientists today, from string theorists to neurobiologists, count themsel... View more info

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The Wedge of Gold

By: Goodwin, C.C.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Leonard Publishing Co.: 1893

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10587

Condition: Fair


Brown cloth with gilt-stamped lettering and black-stamped design on the front cover, which is repeated in blind stamping on the rear cover. Mild to moderate wear to the extremities, heavy wear at the lower corners. A loosening signature near the beginning of the book, otherwise the rest of the pages are bound tight. Yellow, patterned endpapers. 283 pages. Charles Carroll Goodwin was a lawyer and editor at the Tribune in Salt Lake City, Utah. As an author, he is remembered for his stories about people and events during Comstock mining days in Nevada such as The Comstock Club (1891) and The Wedg... View more info

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Brothers in Arms: The Story of a british and a German Fighter Unit, August to December 1940

By: Goss, Chris

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Crecy Books Ltd: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10630

ISBN: 0947554378

Condition: Very Good


Mild wear, bumping, slight shelf lean, and a short tear to the upper corner of the dust jacket's rear panel. Protected now in a Mylar cover. 201 pages with Appendices and black and white photos. Account of the Battle of Britain in 1940 from the points of view of both British and German fighter pilots--609 Squadron and I/JG53 units respectively. View more info

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Covered Wagon Geologist

By: Gould, Charles N.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Norman Oklahoma, University of Oklahoma Press: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10615

Condition: Good


Shelf wear and previous owner name on the front pastedown. Price-clipped dust jacket with edge wear, chipping, and rubbing. Protected now in a Mylar sleeve. 282 pages with Index. Black and white photos. Autobiography of Charles N. Gould, a geologist known for his pioneering accomplishments in the geology and paleontology of the Southwest in a nearly 60-year career from 1893 to 1949. He was a scientist, teacher, public servant, and benefactor to many. View more info

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Return to the Glen: Adventures on the Scotch Whisky Trail

By: Grindal, Richard

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Chevy Chase, Maryland, Alvin Rosenbaum Projects, Inc.: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10518

ISBN: 0962363901

Condition: Near Fine


Gift inscription on the front free endpaper, which indicates the book was purchased in the Glen on the whisky trail. 159 pages, indexed, and beautifully photographed by Catherine Karnow. Interesting history along the Scotch whisky trail from the Scottish islands of Jura, Skye, through the countryside along the River Spey and the glen of the Livet River, to the bottling halls of Glasgow and Edinburgh and the restaurant that was atop the World Trade Center in New York City. Includes illustrated maps and Scotch whisky recipes. View more info

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The Changes of Land and Sea, Marine Sedimentary Facies and Hydrocarbons in China (Late Proterozoic to Triassic Age)

By: Guan Shicong, et al

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Beijing, China, Science Press: 1984

Seller ID: 10622

Condition: Good


Papered boards with Chinese lettering in gilt and black. Spine in black cloth with gilt lettering. Edge-worn copy with damaged lower corners (bumping, tears) and abrasions to the covers resulting in small amounts of paper loss. Company stamp of Pennzoil applied inside the front cover and on the title page. Publisher's press release adhered to the front free endpaper. 104 pages followed by a section of 25 maps. Chinese language with English Contents and Abstracts. Contents include the following chapters: I. The Distributions of Ancient Seas and Lands and Their Changes in China; II. Models of S... View more info

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The Best and the Brightest

By: Halberstam, David

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Random House Inc.: 1972

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 10605

ISBN: 0394461630

Condition: Very Good


Mild shelf wear, bumping. The dust jacket is price-clipped and has creasing to the front flap and wear to the upper corners and head of the spine. The story of what happened when the best and the brightest men in the country came to Washington, to serve the Kennedy and Johnson administrations, and exercised, or failed to exercise, their power in office. 688 pages with Bibliography and Index. View more info

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Victory at High Tide: The Inchon-Seoul Campaign (Great War Stories)

By: Heinl, Robert Debs

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Nautical & Aviation Publishing Company of America: 1979

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 10632

ISBN: 0933852037

Condition: Very Good


Gift inscription inside the front cover. Mild wear to book and jacket. 315 pages with Bibliography and Index. Illustrated with maps and diagrams. Preface from the author, assumed from the first edition. This third edition also has a Foreword from his wife (the author died shortly before this edition was published). View more info

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George the Housewife

By: Herter, George Leonard and Berthe E.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Waseca, Minnesota, Herter's, Inc.: 1972

Edition: Revised Fourt Edition

Seller ID: 10561

Condition: Fine


Gold cloth covers with black lettering and Herter family Clean, sharp copy. 344 pages with Table of Contents at rear of book. View more info

Image for Bull Cook and Authentic Historical Recipes and Practices, Volumes I, II, and III

Bull Cook and Authentic Historical Recipes and Practices, Volumes I, II, and III

By: Herter, George Leonard and Berthe E.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Waseca, Minnesota, Herter's Inc.: 1969

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 10563

Condition: Near Fine


Gold cloth with black lettering and Herter family crest on the front covers. Trace of shelf wear to each volume. Later editions. Clean, sharp set. An interesting collection of recipes and associated food histories. Illustrated with black and white photographs. View more info

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The Jewish State (1896-1946): An Attempt at a Modern Solution of the Jewish Question

By: Herzl, Theodor

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, American Zionist Emergency Council: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10607

Condition: Fair


Brown cloth, black lettering on the spine. Bumping and mild shelf wear. Inner front hinge cracked. Foxing to the endpapers. Label pasted on the front free endpaper for Masada, Young Zionists of America. Frontispiece portrait of the author. Biography based on the work of Alex Bein. Introduction by Louis Lipsky. 160 pages with Bibliography and Chronology. View more info

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The Old Course St. Andrews: A Full Color Map of the Old Course Showing All Salient Features

By: Hogg, David J.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Scotland, Chelidon Press: 1987

Seller ID: 10618

Condition: Near Fine


Pictorial, portfolio-style folder with pocket containing two items: 1) Introductory card for the map, featuring an image after a portrait of St. Clair of Roslin by Sir George Chalmers, and 2) Folded map of Old Course St. Andrews. Unfolded, the map measures 16.5 X 23.25 inches, scale 1 : 2829. Surveyed, designed, and drawn by David J. Hogg 1985-1987. The map was published by Calecarta Ltd. in Edinburgh and is presented with legend and text, The Geomorphology of the Course, below the map. Fine in a Very Good folder with a small dent to the top edge, front, and a few fingerprint smudges on the re... View more info

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Reports on the Geology of Iberville and Ascension Parishes - Geological Bulletin No. 13

By: Howe, Henry V.; Richard Joel Russell; Fred B. Kniffen; James H. McGuirt; and Stanley M. McDonald

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New Orleans, Louisiana, Department of Conservation, Louisiana Geological Survey: 1938

Seller ID: 10623

Condition: Good


Toning around the edges of the covers and spine. Chipping to the spine ends. Circular impression on rear cover that is seen on the last several pages. Small amount of waviness at the bottom of most pages; possible moisture exposure, though no staining. Binding is tight and square. 223 pages with Index. Illustrated with photos, drawings, and maps. View more info