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Technical Communication: Journal of the Society for Technical Communication - Volume 37, Number 2, May 1990

By: Smith, Dr. Frank R. (Editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Arlington, Virginia, Society for Technical Communication: 1990

Seller ID: 10463

Condition: Near Fine


ARTCLES include: Desktop Publishing and Resource Management; Annotated Bibliography on Costs, Productivity, Quality, and Profitability in Technical Publishing, 1956-1988; The Encyclopedic Reference as a Model for Print Documentation; Improving the Readability of Specialized Language in Emerging Technology; Developing a Simplified English Vocabulary; The Elephant and the Blind Men: A Look at Functionality; Establishing Quality Standards and Trade Regulations for Technical Writing in World Trade; and The Technical Editor and the Non-native Speaker of English. FEATURES include: Desktop Publishin... View more info

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Technical Communication: Journal of the Society for Technical Communication - Volume 37, Number 1, February 1990

By: Smith, Dr. Frank R. (Editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Technical Communication, Journal, Technical Writing, Desktop Publishing, Print Documentation, Hypertext, Hypercard, Online Help: 1990

Seller ID: 10464

Condition: Near Fine


ARTCLES include: Document Processing by Computer: Some Generic Models; Information Retrieval with a Printed User's Manual and with Online Hypercard Help; Using Off-the-shelf Software to Create a Hypertext Electronic Encyclopedia; The Learning-support System: A Unified Approach to Developing Customer Documentation and Training; Portrait of a Technical Communicator: A Bibliographic Review of Current Research. FEATURES include: A Solitary Writer's Linguistic Void and Working with the Non-professional Writer. View more info

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Technical Communication: Journal of the Society for Technical Communication - Volume 36, Number 4, November 1989

By: Smith, Dr. Frank R. (Editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Technical Communication, Journal, Technical Writing, Desktop Publishing, Print Documentation, Hypertext, Hypercard, Online Help: 1989

Seller ID: 10465

Condition: Near Fine


Special Issue: Document Design Moves into the Next Decade. Articles include: Document Design from 1980 to 1989: The Challenges that Remain; Revising IRS Publications: A Case Study; Document Design form a Japanese Perspective: Improving the Relationships Between Clients and Writers; Surmounting the Barrier Between Japanese and English Technical Documents; The Expanding Scope of Document Design; Electronic Publishing: A Broader Role for Simplification; "Shared Information": Some Observations of Communication in Japanese Technical Settings; Interacting with Multiple Readers: A Significant Compone... View more info

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Conquistadores and Cannibals: The Early History of Padre Island (1519-1845)

By: Smylie, Vernon

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Corpus Christi, Texas, Texas News Syndicate Press: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10413

Condition: Very Good


Browning or sunning to spine and top edge. Sharp corners, clean. Stapled booklet, 28 pages plus a list of sources. Cover design and illustrations by Gerda McMurry. History of Padre Island in South Texas, south of Corpus Christie. Cover design and sketches by Gerda McMurry. View more info

Library Guide for the Chemist

By: Soule, Byron A., Sc.D.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New Brunswick, New Jersey, McGraw-Hill: 1938

Seller ID: 10517

Condition: Good


Mild wear to boards, binding tight. Front free endpaper (fly page) removed. 302 pages with Index. A title in the International Chemical Series, Louis P. Hammett, Ph.D., consulting editor. View more info

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Peter the Great

By: Stanley, Diane

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Four Winds Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 10433

ISBN: 0027867900

Condition: Very Good


Mild shelf wear. The dust jacket is price clipped and has a few nicks to the edges and scratches to the rear panel. Signed by the author on the title page to the previous owners (John and Billy) with an inscription in both English and Russian. Illustrated by the author. View more info

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The White Swan, from the 5 Songs on Poems Series by James Stephens (Voice and Piano)

By: Stephens, James; Arrangement by Michael Bowles

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Associated Music Publishers, Inc.: 1959

Seller ID: 10512

Condition: Very Good


Two ink stamps on the front cover (name and the number 717). Rear cover has a few check marks on selections advertised by the publisher. Music to Stephens' poem runs three pages. AMP - 95730-3 in the publisher's catalog. View more info

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A Child's Garden of Verses

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1916

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 10370

Condition: Good


Tan cloth with a pictorial front cover of a young girl reading a book in a window box. Shelf wear and cover wear to the corners and spine ends. Previous owner's name on the front free endpaper in a child's handwriting along with a gift inscription from her aunt, dated Christmas 1920. Some light foxing on several pages and browning to the front endpapers from old newspaper (now absent). The rest of the interior is clean and the binding is tight and square. 115 pages of color and black and white illustrations by Florence Edith Storer. View more info

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National Suicide: Military Aid to the Soviet Union

By: Sutton, Antony C.

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New Rochelle, New York, Arlington House: 1973

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 10488

ISBN: 0870002074

Condition: Near Fine


283 pages with Appendices, Selected Bibliography, and Index. View more info

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Annual Reports for the Town of Wolfeboro, New Hampshire, 1910-1965 (Lot of 7)

By: Town Officers of Wolfeboro, New Hampshire

Price: $75.00

Seller ID: 10394

Condition: Good


Lot of seven annual reports for Wolfeboro, New Hampshire for the years 1910, 1940, 1949, 1961, 1962, 1964, and 1965. The 1910 and 1940 reports are from the school district officers, the rest are from the town officers and various town departments. Condition ranges from Fair to Very Good. The 1910 report has a couple of tears to the cover and a few pages. The 1940 report has soiling to the covers. The remaining five reports show minor amounts of wear and soil. View more info

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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's Comrade)

By: Twain, Mark

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, The Franklin Library: 1979

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 10426

Condition: Fine


Green leather with gilt lettering and decoration. All edges gilt. 410 pages with illustrations from the 1885 First Edition by Edward Windsor Kemble. A sharp, clean copy. View more info

Image for Precious Legacy: Compiled Records Concerning the Texas Veteran Association, Daughters of the Republic of Texas' History, Objects, The Marking of Historical Sites and Graves

Precious Legacy: Compiled Records Concerning the Texas Veteran Association, Daughters of the Republic of Texas' History, Objects, The Marking of Historical Sites and Graves

By: Underwood, Frances B.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, The Republic of Texas Museum: 1994

Seller ID: 10372

Condition: Fine


151 pages with Index of Surnames of Female Citizens of the Republic of TX. View more info

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Climate and Man: The 1941 Yearbook of Agriculture

By: United States Department of Agriculture

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., United States Department of Agriculture, United States Government Printing Office: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10389

Condition: Good


Mild edge wear and a short tear at the top of the spine. 1248 pages with Index. Illustrated with maps, charts, tables, and black and white photos. Foreword by Secretary of Agriculture, Claude R. Wickard. Heavy book that will require extra postage for expedited or international delivery. View more info

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Stephen F. Austin: The Son Becomes the Father of Texas

By: Wade, Mary Dodson

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Houston, Texas, Bright Sky Press: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10419

ISBN: 1933979453

Condition: Fine


Biography for a juvenile audience. "A biography of the patient, cultured empresario who founded Texas. Because he accepted the responsibility of fulfilling his father's dream to establish an American colony in Spanish land, he became the Father of Texas." 64 pages with Author's Note, SOurces, and Index. Illustrated. Fine, clean copy. View more info

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Drill Regulations for Signal Troops 1917

By: War Department, Office of the Adjutant General (H.P. McCain)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Military Publishing: 1917

Seller ID: 10384

Condition: Good


Shelf wear and rubbing wear along the extremities. The rear endpaper is separated from the binding, but still adhered to the rear board. Interior clean and free of writing or marks, except for a previous owner name to front endpapers: "J.C. Benko, 631. Aero Sqdn." The 631st was an Aero Supply Squadron.. H.P. McCain, the Adjutant General who approved these regulations was Henry Pinckney McCain, a distant uncle of U. S. Senator John McCain. H.P. McCain set up the World War I draft and became known as the father of Selective Service. 462 pages, illustrated with drawings and diagrams, some fold-o... View more info

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Lillygay

By: Warlock, Peter

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, J. & W. Chester Ltd.: 1923

Seller ID: 10513

Condition: Good


Small stain and two ink stamps on the front cover (name and the number 454). Short tears at the spine ends. Rear cover has a few check marks on selections advertised by the publisher. J.W.C. 3918 in the publisher's catalog. Five songs, fifteen pages, and a rear cover listing of other songs by Peter Warlock offered by the publisher. The five poems/songs included in Lillygay are The Distracted Maid, Johnnie wi' the tye, The Shoemaker, Burd Ellen and Young Tamlane, and Rantum Tantum. View more info

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Paddlefish

By: Warren, Christine

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, Departure: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10503

ISBN: 0983385726

Condition: Near Fine


295 pages with black and white photos. From the dust jacket: "On a sweltering summer day in 2010, Christine Warren stepped into a 24-foot canoe and paddled toward a goal that she never previously imagined possible. The Texas Water Safari is a 260-mile paddle race from the Texas Hill Country to the Gulf Coast. Run continuously since 1963, the course follows the San Marcos and Guadalupe Rivers to the coastal fishing town of Seadrift. Paddlers must complete the race in 100 hours. While the exhausting pace and blistering heat are reason enough to bow out, it's the ancillary hurdles that often elim... View more info

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Degrees of Disaster - Prince William Sound: How Nature Reels and Rebounds

By: Wheelwright, Jeff

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10388

ISBN: 0671702416

Condition: Near Fine


348 pages with Sources and Index. Illustrated with a two-page drawing of the map of the area. From the publisher: "Natural disturbance is the norm in Prince Edward Sound. This volume analyzes how the flora and fauna of this area react to ecologic stress as exemplified by the 9.2 earthquake of 1964 and the Valdez oil spill in 1989. Also explored is the gap between scientists' measurements of change and the public's understanding of disaster. The bibliography is extensive. In this fascinating account of the ecological effects of the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill on Prince William Sound, Jeff Wheel... View more info

Image for The Lindbergh Kidnapping Case - The Trial of Bruno Richard Hauptmann - Special Edition Privately Printed for Members of the Notable Trials Library

The Lindbergh Kidnapping Case - The Trial of Bruno Richard Hauptmann - Special Edition Privately Printed for Members of the Notable Trials Library

By: Whipple, Sidney (Edited with a History of the Case); Introduction by Alan M. Dershowitz

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Adams, Leslie B., Jr. Esq., M.A., J.D., LL.D.: 1989

Edition: Reprint of the Third Edition

Seller ID: 10428

Condition: Near Fine


Quarter-bound red leather and cloth with gilt decoration to the covers. Spine stamped in 22 karat gold. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Silk ribbon bookmark sewn into binding. Small scratch to the fore-edge gilt and a previous owner embossed seal to the title page, else Fine. 565 pages. Illustrated with several black and white photos from the trial. Reprinting of the First American Edition of 1937. View more info

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Soil Biology Laboratory Manual

By: Whiting, Albert Lemuel

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, John Wiley & Sons: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 10443

Condition: Fair


Edge wear and nicks top the covers and spine. Binding is tight and square. Dampstaining to the covers and pages visible in the outer margins on most of the 143 pages. From the author's Preface: "The purpose of this manual is to present the important principles of soil biology, particularly as they point to the intelligent control of the essential elements of plant food." References, Problems, and Questions are presented. At the time of this publication (1917), Whiting was Associate in Soil Biology in University of Illinois, College of Agriculture and Agricultural Experiment Station. Signed by ... View more info