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

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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The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews

By: Brickman, Brigadier E.; R.A.L. Burnet; and J.S. Lawson

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Derby, England, Pilgrim Press Ltd.: 1984

Seller ID: 10619

ISBN: 0900594780

Condition: Fine


Stapled booklet, approximately 7 X 9 inches, 24 pages. Illustrated history in pictorial, stapled covers of Scotland's legendary St. Andrews Golf Club. 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

Image for Pan Am Flight Service Magazine, October 1967 - Volume 1, Issue 9 - Halloween Issue

Pan Am Flight Service Magazine, October 1967 - Volume 1, Issue 9 - Halloween Issue

By: Pan Am Flight Service Personnel, Managing Editor Opal Hess

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Pan American World Airways, Inc.: 1967

Seller ID: 10617

Condition: Near Fine


A monthly publication by Flight Service for Flight Service, published under the name Flight Service Magazine from February 1967 (Issue 1) to this Halloween Issue (Issue 9). Thereafter, the magazine was published as Wing Tips. 31-page, stapled booklet with a decorative front cover displaying a Halloween motif. Articles from stewardesses, as they were called then, and other Flight Service personnel. There are also a few class photos of newly graduated Flight Service crews as well as other photos. A scarce publication for which OCLC locates no copies. Digital images of this and other issues in th... View more info

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The Deep Submersible

By: Terry, Richard D.

Price: $39.50

Publisher: North Hollywood, California, Western Periodicals Co.: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10616

Condition: Very Good


Sticker residue to the rear cover (not sticky) and previous owner info inside the front cover. First Published Edition. Two previous drafts of this book were issued as reports in 1963 and 1964 for Autonetics Division of North American Aviation, Inc. The final revised edition resulted in this book published in 1966 by Western Periodicals Co. 456 pages with Bibliography. Illustrated with black and white photos, drawings, tables, and charts. 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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Yeager: An Autobiography

By: Yeager, Chuck and Leo Janos

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1985

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 10614

ISBN: 0553050931

Condition: Near Fine


Price-clipped dust jacket with a couple of short edge tears. Protected now in a Mylar sleeve. Signed by Chuck Yeager (name only) on the front endpaper. 342 pages with Index. Black and white photos. Clean copy. "General Chuck Yeager was the first man to fly faster than the speed of sound; a World War II flying ace in the US Air Force who later became a test pilot. He operated in the golden age of aviation - the daredevil, death-defying days of the true winged heroes." 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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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

Image for Wings for Victory - The University of Texas, Ragsdale Flying Service, Browning Aerial Service - World War II Flight Training

Wings for Victory - The University of Texas, Ragsdale Flying Service, Browning Aerial Service - World War II Flight Training

By: Carter, William J. (Editor)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, The University of Texas Press:

Seller ID: 10611

Condition: Very Good


Light wear to the spine and short tears at the spine ends. Stapled booklet, 8.5 X 11 inches. No date indicated, but 1942-43 (World War II). University of Texas CAA-WTS publication offering a brief review of the government-sponsored flight training effort between the university and civilian flight operators to train pilots and ground personnel for service in World War II. CAA was Civil Aeronautics Authority (predecessor to the FAA) and WTS was War Training Service. Unpaginated, but 24 pages with numerous photographs of personnel from the university and flying services and students engaged in th... View more info

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Rock Paintings at Hueco Tanks State Historical Park

By: Sutherland, Kay, Ph.D.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10610

ISBN: 096367658X

Condition: Near Fine


Assumed First Edition, as no other printings are indicated. Sticker shadow on the front and rear covers, otherwise a fine copy in stapled, pictorial covers. 8 1/2 inches square. 26 pages, illustrated with photographs of the 1930s watercolor renderings of the historic site's paintings by Forrest Kirkland. Anthropologist Dr. Sutherland writes of the art on the painted rocks and the hidden meanings and religious connections to ancient Mexico and southwestern Pueblo culture. View more info

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Jazz-Rock: A History

By: Nicholson, Stuart

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Schirmer Books: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10608

ISBN: 0028646797

Condition: Fine


Small, faint fore-edge smudge, else Fine. 454 pages. Includes Discography, Index to Personal Names, Index to Subjects and Group Names, and Index to Albums and Works. Black and white photos. From the dust jacket: "Over the last three decades, no musical innovation in jazz has been more important - or controversial - than the wedding of jazz improvisation with rock music." "Nicholson's lively text begins with the impact of the Beatles and the British Invasion on American popular culture and how the unexpected rise of rock music in the 1960s almost overwhelmed jazz. He charts how youn... 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 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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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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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

Image for Pipe Economy: A Complete Catalog (No. 71) and Reference Book for Engineers, Buyers, and Users of Cast Iron Pipe, Valves, Fire Hydrants, and Related Water and Waste Products

Pipe Economy: A Complete Catalog (No. 71) and Reference Book for Engineers, Buyers, and Users of Cast Iron Pipe, Valves, Fire Hydrants, and Related Water and Waste Products

By: Clow Corporation

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Bensenville, Illinois, Clow Corporation, Cast Iron Pipe & Foundry Division: 1971

Seller ID: 10604

Condition: Very Good


Bumping and edge wear. 319-page, illustrated catalog. View more info

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A City at the End of the World

By: Price, V. B.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Albuquerque, New Mexico, University of New Mexico Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10603

ISBN: 082631371X

Condition: Near Fine


A portrait of Albuquerque, New Mexico with the author's philosophy of what makes the city an attractive place to live and how to keep it that way. 171 pages with Notes, Selected Bibliography, and Index. 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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The Eiger Sanction

By: Trevanian

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers: 1972

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 10600

ISBN: 0517500345

Condition: Near Fine


Light crease to front flap of the dust jacket. Price intact with a light mark through it and a number inked below it. "Jonathan Hemlock lives in a renovated Gothic church on Long Island. He is an art professor, a mountain climber and a mercenary, performing assassinations for money to augment his black-market art collection. But now he is being tricked into a hazardous assignment that necessitates climbing." Basis for the 1975 film starring Clint Eastwood. View more info