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Image for The Texaco Story : The First Fifty Years, 1902-1952

The Texaco Story : The First Fifty Years, 1902-1952

By: James, Marquis

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, The Texas Company: 1953

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 10591

Condition: Very Good


Boards are shelf-worn and bumped. Jacket heavily rubbed, chipped, and has a few tears and pieces missing around the head of the spine and at the bottom of the rear panel. A Mylar cover now protects the jacket from further wear. 118-page illustrated history of Texaco's first 50 years. A letter to employees from the Chairman of the Board (J. Sayles Leach) and the President (Augustus C. Long) of the company is laid in. Facsimile signatures from both in blue ink. View more info

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Meditation

By: Kiinder, Ralph

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New Brunswick, New Jersey, G. Schirmer, Inc.: 1910

Seller ID: 10522

Condition: Very Good


Cover title is Two Compositions for Organ: 1. Caprice, 2. Meditation. This sheet music is for no. 2, Meditation, only. Mild wear, previous owner name on the front cover and pencil notation inside. Five pages with publisher ad on the rear cover for Historical Organ Recitals Collected and Edited by Joseph Bonnet. Catalog no. 22075. View more info

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Esalen: America and the Religion of No Religion

By: Kripal, Jeffrey J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10613

ISBN: 0226453693

Condition: Fine


575 pages with Notes and Index. From the dust jacket: "Esalen has always been on the edge. Famous for its natural hot springs and stunning locale on the face of the Pacific coastline, the institute has long been a world leader in alternative and experiential education. Such luminaries as Henry Miller, Joseph Campbell, Aldous Huxley, Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, Hunter S. Thompson, and others have gathered there to develop their revolutionary ideas, transformative spiritual practices, and innovative art forms. Jeffrey Kripal here recounts the spectacular history of Esalen and its birth in the ... View more info

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Journey to the Cape

By: Lampell, Millard and Sid Gross Man (Photographs)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Grove Press: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10593

Condition: Very Good


One page removed. Minor toning at bottom edge of rear cover. Otherwise fine in a printed acetate wrapper.Unpaginated collection of Sid Grossman's photographs in color and black and white, published after his death. Accompanying poems/text by Millard Lampell. View more info

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Me and Dimaggio: A Baseball Fan Goes in Search of His Gods

By: Lehmann-Haupt, Christopher

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New Orleans, Simon & Schuster: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10635

ISBN: 0671505041

Condition: Fine


303 pages. "Relates the adventures and misadventures that took New York Times book reviewer Lehmann-Haupt around the country on an unusual personal mission--to follow a year in baseball and all its rituals, from spring training through the World Series and to the winter executive meetings." View more info

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Pronto

By: Leonard, Elmore

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10602

ISBN: 0385308469

Condition: Very Good


Trace of shelf wear. Slight spine lean. Very faint bit of foxing to the top and fore-edges of the page block. View more info

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The Facts About Palestine

By: Lourie, Arthur

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, American Zionist Emergency Council:

Seller ID: 10606

Condition: Near Fine


No date, circa 1943. 17-page stapled pamphlet promoting the idea of a Jewish state in Palestine. View more info

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A Bibliography of Chicago Imprints 1835-1850

By: McMurtrie, Douglas C.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Chicago, Wright Howes: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10559

Condition: Near Fine


Blue cloth with gilt lettering on the spine. A number of pages are unopened at the fore-edge (uncut). 112 pages with reproductions of title pages from a select imprints.Includes Chicago Printers Publishers Booksellers 1835-1850 and Index. This copy is one of only two-hundred copies printed in this edition. View more info

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The Consul: Musical Drama in Three Acts - Vocal Score

By: Menotti, Gian-Carlo (Words and Music)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, G. Schirmer, Inc.: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10555

Condition: Good


Assumed First Edition, no additional printings indicated. Edge wear, wear to the spine ends. The spine is partially unglued, but holding. Previous owner name on the title page. The Consul debuted in Philadelphia's Schubert Theater on March 1, 1950 before beginning its Broadway run a few weeks later on March 15. The play received two of the outstanding theater awards for 1949-1950: the New York Drama Critics' Circle Award for the best musical play, and the Pulitzer Prize for Music. View more info

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Lift Up Your Heads. O Ye Gates (Psalm 24: 7-10)

By: Michael, Tobias

Price: $35.00

Publisher: St. Louis, Missouri, Concordia Publishing House: 1968

Seller ID: 10496

Condition: Very Good


Some wear and discoloration along the spine, otherwise a fine copy. Publication no. 97-4815, 19 pages. Includes a Notes page (inside front cover) by Paul Thomas, with information on Tobias Michael (1592-1657), this composition, and performance and use. See accompanying image. From the Notes page: "No. 42 in the second part of Musikalische Seelenlust. It is a setting of Ps. 24, 7-10 for tenor (or baritone), SSATB chorus, five-voiced instrumental ensemble, and continuo." Realization of the figured bass: Fritz Oberdoerffer. The cover image: Miniature, Christ's Entry into Jerusalem; Egypt... View more info

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Semi-Annual Report of Oceanographic Data Exchange Through 30 June 1968

By: Moffatt, Ronald E.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., World Data Center A, Oceanography: 1968

Seller ID: 10621

Condition: Very Good


Upper corner crease and a bit of rear cover rubbing wear, otherwise a clean, sharp copy. From the report's abstract: "Summarizes the oceanographic data exchange activities of World Data Center A, Oceanography, from 1 January through 30 June 1968. Tabulations of the data received prior to this period are also included." Sixteen-page report consisting of Introduction, Data Acquired, Data and Information Supplied, Publications, and References. Illustrated with tables and figures. View more info

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Alcohol Education for the Layman: A Bibliography

By: Monroe, Margaret E. and Jean Stewart

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New Brunswick, New Jersey, Rutgers University Press:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10516

Condition: Very Good


Dust jacket has chipping, small tear to the spine, and several tiny stains and small circular impressions to the front panel. Ptotected in a Mylar sleeve now. Annotated Bibliography. 166 pages with Recommended Titles in Alcohol Education for Library Collections, Appendices, and Index. View more info

Image for Petroleum Frontiers Vol. 4 No. 3 - Success and Sensibility in South Florida

Petroleum Frontiers Vol. 4 No. 3 - Success and Sensibility in South Florida

By: Montgomery, S.L.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Denver, Colorado, Petroleum Information Corporation: 1987

Seller ID: 10625

Condition: Near Fine


52 pages with numerous illustrations, Appendix (Stratigraphic Equivalence Chart), and Bibliography. A quarterly investigation into the nation's most promising petroleum horizons and provinces. View more info

Image for Petroleum Frontiers Vol. 4 No. 4 - Western Illinois: Current Debate on a Shallow Play

Petroleum Frontiers Vol. 4 No. 4 - Western Illinois: Current Debate on a Shallow Play

By: Montgomery, S.L.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Denver, Colorado, Petroleum Information Corporation: 1987

Seller ID: 10626

Condition: Near Fine


65 pages with numerous illustrations, Appendix (Detailed Core Descriptions), and Bibliography. A quarterly investigation into the nation's most promising petroleum horizons and provinces. View more info

Image for Petroleum Frontiers Vol. 5 No. 2 - Nevada: The Next Great Awakening, Part 2: Field Summaries and Exploration Considerations

Petroleum Frontiers Vol. 5 No. 2 - Nevada: The Next Great Awakening, Part 2: Field Summaries and Exploration Considerations

By: Montgomery, S.L.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Denver, Colorado, Petroleum Information Corporation: 1988

Seller ID: 10627

Condition: Near Fine


64 pages with numerous illustrations and Bibliography. A quarterly investigation into the nation's most promising petroleum horizons and provinces. View more info

Image for Petroleum Frontiers Vol. 5 No. 3 - Sacramento Basin: A Second Look

Petroleum Frontiers Vol. 5 No. 3 - Sacramento Basin: A Second Look

By: Montgomery, S.L.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Denver, Colorado, Petroleum Information Corporation: 1988

Seller ID: 10628

Condition: Very Good


Top edge wear, short tear at head of spine. 60 pages with numerous illustrations and Bibliography. A quarterly investigation into the nation's most promising petroleum horizons and provinces. View more info

Image for Petroleum Frontiers Vol. 4 No. 2 - Exploring the Eastern Gulf: The Case for Expansion

Petroleum Frontiers Vol. 4 No. 2 - Exploring the Eastern Gulf: The Case for Expansion

By: Montgomery, S.L.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Denver, Colorado, Petroleum Information Corporation: 1987

Seller ID: 10629

Condition: Near Fine


101 pages with numerous illustrations and Bibliography. A quarterly investigation into the nation's most promising petroleum horizons and provinces. View more info

Image for Bendemeer's Stream: Irish Melody

Bendemeer's Stream: Irish Melody

By: Moore, Thomas (Words) with Music Arranged by Alfred Scott Gatty

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Boosey & Co.: 1919

Seller ID: 10511

Condition: Good


The cover has some smudges and writing (previous owner name and title along spine). There is some darkening along the spine. Check marks and a few other marks inside. Five pages plus samples of other music from the publisher. Copyright is 1893, but the latest date found on the music samples is 1919. No. 202-5 in the publisher's catalog. View more info

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Arizona Characters in Silhouette

By: Murdock, John R.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Fray Marcos De Niza: 1939

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 10588

Condition: Very Good


Green card stock covers, reinforced, with black lettering and silhouette illustration on the front cover. Clean copy with several paper-clip marks on pages, one of which suffered a short tear. 151 pages with silhouette illustrations. Serially published in the Arizona Republic in 1933, the articles were printed in book form for Arizona teachers to use in their classrooms according to the author's wife in the Foreword. She states further that the demand was so great the book went out of print for several years until this edition was published. The original illustrations were done by Rachael Murd... View more info

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Scout, Atticus & Boo: A Celebration of Fifty Years of To Kill a Mockingbird

By: Murphy, Mary McDonagh

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 10502

ISBN: 978006192407

Condition: Fine


Signed on the title page by the author, Mary McDonagh Murphy (name only). Foreword by Wally Lamb. Reflections from Tom Brokaw, James McBride, Anna Quindlen, Oprah Winfrey, and more. 217 pages, illustrated. View more info