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Image for Manchac Swamp: Louisiana's Undiscovered Wilderness

Manchac Swamp: Louisiana's Undiscovered Wilderness

By: Sims, Julia

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Louisiana State University Press: 1996

Edition: Later Printing

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 10520

ISBN: 0807120219

Condition: Fine


Price-clipped jacket, otherwise a fine copy. Signed on the half-title page by photographer Julia Sims. Introduction (33 pages) by John Randolph Kemp followed by Sims' color photographs. 142 pages with Index. From the publisher: "Veiled behind dense drapes of Spanish moss, walls of wondrous Cyprus trees, and accessible only by boat, Manchac Swamp is a wilderness jewel hidden deep in the heart of Louisiana. This volume showcases the many moods, flora, and fauna of this hidden world." Oversized book, which will require extra postage for expedited and international delivery. 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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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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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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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

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Where Have All the Flower Children Gone? A P.E.A.C.E. of Hipstory

By: Adams, Barry E. "Plunker"

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Missoula, Montana, Self Published: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10515

Condition: Very Good


Reading crease to the spine. The front cover is pulling away from the spine slightly. Overall, a nice clean copy of this scarce book on the history of the hippie and post-hippie era by one who lived it. From the author: "This hip-story, as I call it, is written as 'truth in fiction': end result of many days of my participating/observing these last many years. It all began for me in the Early Days, of the Haight-Asbury, 1966. I hope you enjoy this." An outgrowth of the hippie movement was the Rainbow Family Gatherings, for which Barry Adams is credited as one of the initiators. 280 pages with e... 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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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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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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Ride the Big Red Cars: The Pacific Electric Story

By: Crump, Spencer

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Glendale, California, Trans-Anglo Books: 1988

Edition: Seventh Edition

Seller ID: 10510

ISBN: 0870460471

Condition: Near Fine


256 pages with Appendices and Index. Illustrated with numerous photos that help document the history of the Pacific Electric Railway in Southern California. Later Edition in clean, near fine condition. New to this edition is a listing of every major Pacific Electric interurban line, including details of the exact routes followed and when and how frequently the electric cars operated. View more info

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My Game and Yours

By: Palmer, Arnold

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10508

Condition: Very Good


Mild wear to book and jacket. Clean copy, jacket in a Mylar protective sleeve. 158 pages, illustrated. View more info

Image for Golf Shotmaking with Billy Casper

Golf Shotmaking with Billy Casper

By: Casper, Billy

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Norwalk, Connecticut, Golf Digest, Inc.: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10507

Condition: Very Good


Mild wear to book; dust jacket has some chipping and small stains on the rear panel. 176 pages, illustrated. Protected in a Mylar sleeve now. View more info

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Golf Lessons from Sam Snead

By: Campbell, Bailey

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, Duell, Sloan & Pearce: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10506

Condition: Very Good


Mild shelf wear to boards. Rubbing, chipping, and tears to jacket. Protected now in a Mylar sleeve. 126 pages, illustrated. View more info

Image for Jack Nicklaus Golf Instruction Companion Volumes: My 55 Ways to Lower Your Golf Score (1964)  + Take a Tip from Me (1968)

Jack Nicklaus Golf Instruction Companion Volumes: My 55 Ways to Lower Your Golf Score (1964) + Take a Tip from Me (1968)

By: Nicklaus, Jack

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10505

Condition: Good


Clean, sharp books with mild wear and dust jackets with edge wear, chips, and tears. The first book, My 55 Ways, has scattered underlining in pencil. The second book, Take a Tip from Me, is missing a large piece of the jacket's spine and a small piece on the front panel near the head of the spine. Both books are in Mylar sleeves now for protection. Take a Tip from Me, published in 1964, is the companion volume to My 55 Ways to Lower your Golf Score, published in 1968. Both are 125 pages and illustrated by Francis Golden with color drawings depicting Jack Nicklaus demonstrating his methods. View more info

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Kidd-Key College 1929 Yearbook - The Key - Sherman, Texas

By: N/A

Price: $100.00

Publisher: 1929

Seller ID: 10504

Condition: Good


Light soiling and rubbing wear. Black leatherette with embossed design and gold inlays with the letters/numbers KEY and 1929, which were originally black against the gold (a trace of black remains). Previous owner name on the front endpapers. No other writing found. Cracking on the next page, but nowhere else in the book. Tight binding, clean interior. Rare yearbook for Kidd-Key College in Sherman, Texas, founded in the late 1860s as Sherman Male and Female High School. In the 1870s, the school became North Texas Female College, with Conservatory of Music added to the title in the 1890s when t... 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

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

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

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Songs for Soprano Solo and Piano: The Termite (for Janet Wheeler)

By: Nash, Ogden (Lyrics), Norman R. Shapiro (Music)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, E.C. Schirmer Music Company: 1961

Seller ID: 10500

Condition: Near Fine


Stamped on the front cover: Previous owner name, "Complimentary," and the number 611. Single sheet folded to 9 X 12 inches. Two pages of music followed by a full-page listing from the publisher: Selected Songs and Arias from the catalogs of E.C. Schirmer Company. This composition is Commonwealth Series No. 122 and E.C.S. No. 1761 in the Schirmer catalog. View more info

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Songs for Soprano Solo and Piano: The Seagull (for Janet Wheeler)

By: Nash, Ogden (Lyrics), Norman R. Shapiro (Music)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, E.C. Schirmer Music Company: 1961

Seller ID: 10499

Condition: Near Fine


Stamped on the front cover: Previous owner name, "Complimentary," and the number 612. Single sheet folded to 9 X 12 inches. Two pages of music followed by a full-page listing from the publisher: Selected Songs and Arias from the catalogs of E.C. Schirmer Company. This composition is Commonwealth Series No. 121 and E.C.S. No. 1760 in the Schirmer catalog. View more info

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Songs for Soprano Solo and Piano: The Fish (for Janet Wheeler)

By: Nash, Ogden (Lyrics), Norman R. Shapiro (Music)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, E.C. Schirmer Music Company: 1961

Seller ID: 10498

Condition: Near Fine


Stamped on the front cover: Previous owner name, "Complimentary," and the number 613. Three pages of music followed by a full-page listing from the publisher: The Concord Series of Music and Books on the Teaching of Music. This composition is Commonwealth Series No. 120 and E.C.S. No. 1759 in the Schirmer catalog. View more info