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Newsmaker: Roy W. Howard, the Mastermind Behind the Scripps-Howard News Empire From the Gilded Age to the Atomic Age
[Journalism]

By: Beard, Patricia; Prologue by Pamela Howard.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Guilford, Conn,:, Lyons Press,: 2016.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008391


For much of the twentieth century Roy Howard was one of the nation’s dominant media barons. In Newsmaker, Patricia Beard shows why Howard and the Scripps Howard media empire mattered. USA Today. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

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Strange Tales of Gone With the Wind: (101 Things You Never Knew About 'GWTW' But Were Afraid to Ask)

By: Shavin, Norman & McDermott, Austin

Price: $24.00

Publisher: USA:, Grand Granite,: 1980.

Seller ID: 009248


Short interview with Margaret Mitchell about why there is enduring curiosity about the book and her contention that there is no fine writing in it. Anecdotes relating to the film Gone With the Wind: production, premieres, stars, author Margaret Mitchell. B/W photos. Carefully Handled; no flaws to note. View more info

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Racinet's Full-Color Pictorial History of Western Costume: With 92 Plates Showing Over 950 Authentic Costumes from the Middle Ages to 1800

By: A. Racinet

Price: $14.95

Publisher: USA:, Dover Publications,: 1987.

Seller ID: 009277


Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm; minor age-toning to stiff pictorial wraps, with 92 plates showing over 950 authentic costumes from the Middle Ages to 1800. View more info

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Kingdom of the Seashell

By: Abbott, R. Tucker

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers: 1972

Seller ID: 009894


This is the first truly comprehensive survey of seashells. It delves into all of the shells' intriguing facets - from their biology and their influence upon art, medicine, religion, archeology and commerce to the practical aspects of shell fisheries and to the fascinating, rewarding aspects of shell collecting. Over 250 illustrations, 94 in full color. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Only flaw is that the Dust Jacket is price-cl... View more info

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Model and Miniature Railways.

By: Adams, John and Whitehouse, John

Price: $35.00

Publisher: USA:, Chartwell Books,: 1976.

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003392


The lasting appeal of the hobby and its main attractions, nostalgic preservation in miniature and an absorbing creative outlet, are linked in the authoritative text and the many superb illustrations. The origins of the hobby are recalled, and its steady growth to the maturity of detailed authenticity. Models of all types are described - commercial products and exquisite hand-built replicas, locomotives and rolling stock, track, lineside equipment, buildings and ... View more info

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Ansel Adams: A Biography

By: Alinder, Mary Street

Price: $34.95

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Co.: 1996

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009773


"A loving, minutely researched portrait of the photographer that acknowledges his humanity while confirming his enormous artistic contribution."-Los Angeles Times No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. First Edition, First Printing. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. 8vo; 24 cm.; 9.5 inches tall; 489 pages with Chapter Notes, Bibliography and Index. Illustrated. View more info

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Cruising Fundamentals

By: American Sailing Association

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Camden, Maine, International Marine: 2002

Seller ID: 010124


Cruising Fundamentals provides the tools necessary to make the transition from basic sailing to competent coastal cruising. Sailors interested in learning how to sail and live aboard a 30 foot to 50-foot auxiliary-powered sailboat will find a wealth of practical skills in this book, from simple instruction on plumbing, electrical, and mechanical systems to navigation, weather prediction, and anchoring techniques.No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling... View more info

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Wine Atlas of Italy: And Traveller's Guide to the Vineyards

By: Anderson, Burton

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1991

Seller ID: 009666


Profiles the wine regions of Italy, describing the landscape, soils, and products made, describes and evaluates the vineyards and their wines, offers travel information and detailed maps for the visitor, and more. Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has light edgewear. View more info

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A Story Teller's Story. The Tale of an American Writer’s Journey through His Own Imaginative World and Through the World of Facts with Manu of His Experiences and Impressions Among other Writers.

By: Anderson, Sherwood

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York:, B. W. Huebsch, Inc.,: 1924

Edition: First Edition, First Printing. [Ref: McBride]

Seller ID: 008849


Anderson's first memoir which includes sections on Gertrude Stein, Paul Rosenfeld, Ring Lardner and Sinclair Lewis, also noted for the essays on George Bellows and Alfred Steiglitz.Publisher’s maroon pebbled terracotta cloth covered boards. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Previous owner’s name on front free endpage. View more info

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The Southern Ark: Zoological Discovery in New Zealand, 1769-1900

By: Andrews, J. R. H.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Hawaii:, Univ of Hawaii Press,: 1988

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008226


The Southern Ark surveys 130 years of discovery, description and illustration of New Zealand's unique fauna. It begins with the voyages of Captain Cook and concludes at the end of the Victorian era. Drawing on the writings of Joseph Banks, Richard Owens, and Richard Taylor and illustrations by artists such as Gould, Lear, and Wolf.No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective My... View more info

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Rhodesian Numistat 1967/68 Coins of Southern Rhodesia The Federation and Rhodesia.

By: Author Not accredited,

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Johannesburg, South Africa:, Brickles Coins and Medals,: 1968.

Seller ID: 000540


Stapled booklet with pictorial cover. 40 pages with b/w photo illustrations Unused, bindings tight minimal aging. View more info

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Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: a Year of Food Life

By: Barbara Kingsolver; Camille Kingsolver; Steven L Hopp

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins Publishers: 2007

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing.

Seller ID: 010125


No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

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Reason and Self-Enactment in History and Politics: Themes and Voices of Modernity (McGill-Queen's Studies in the History of Ideas)

By: Barnard, F. M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Canada:, Mcgill Queens Univ Press,: 2007.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 004161


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality F.M. Barnard goes beyond the seventeenth-century understanding of the social contract by making national self-enactment contingent on public reasons for individual liberty within civic mutuality. He examines the possibilities and limits for a self-enacting, principled politics, acknowledging reason and self-enactment as central concepts of historical and political thinking. He argues, however, that reason must be seen as pra... View more info

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Vino Italiano

By: Bastianich, Joseph; Lynch, David

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York:, Crown Publications,: 2002.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008894


Vino Italiano is the only comprehensive and authoritative American guide to the wines of Italy. It surveys the country's wine-producing regions; identifies key wine styles, producers, and vintages; and offers delicious regional recipes. Extensive reference materials on Italy's 300 growing zones, 361 authorized grape varieties, and 200 of the top producers? provide essential information for restaurateurs and wine merchants, as well as for wine enthusiasts. ... View more info

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Fishing: An Outdoor Life Book.
An Encyclopedic Guide to Tackle and Tactics for Fresh and Salt Water Fishing.

By: Bates, Joseph D.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York:, Sunrise/E. P. Dutton & Company,: 1978

Edition: Third printing.

Seller ID: 004201


Illustrated with photographs and drawings by Ted Burwell. Bindings square and tight. Light shelf handling. Text clean. Dust jacket is price-clipped with moderate edge wear and minor sun-fading. Now, in a protective Mylar jacket. View more info

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Rick Bayless's Mexican Kitchen: Capturing the Vibrant Flavors of a World-Class Cuisine

By: Bayless, Rick

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York:, Scribner,: 2006.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008931


In this book of more than 150 recipes, award-winning chef, author and teacher Rick Bayless provides the inspiration and guidance that home cooks have needed. With a blend of passion, patience, clarity and humor, he unerringly finds his way into the very soul of Mexican cuisine, from essential recipes and explorations of Mexico's many chiles to quick-to-prepare everyday dishes and pull-out-the-stops celebration fare. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal ... View more info

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River of Lakes: A Journey on Florida's St.Johns River

By: Belleville, Bill

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Georgia, University of Georgia Press: 2000

Seller ID: 009630


SIGNED with an inscription by the author. Carefully handled.First explored by naturalist William Bartram in the 1760s, the St. Johns River stretches 310 miles along Florida's east coast, making it the longest river in the state. The first "highway" through the once wild interior of Florida. In the first contemporary book about this American Heritage River, Bill Belleville describes his journey down the length of the St. Johns, kayaking, boating, hiking its ... View more info

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The Pie and Pastry Bible

By: Beranbaum, Rose Levy

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 1998

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009968


The Pie and Pastry Bible is your magic wand for baking the pies, tarts, and pastries of your dreams-the definitive work by the country's top baker. More than 300 recipes, 200 drawings of techniques and equipment, and 70 color pictures of finished pies, tarts, and pastries. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal handling; Still Gift Quality. View more info

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The Jewish-Christian Debate in the High Middle Ages: A Critical Edition of the Nizzahon Vetus

By: Berger, David - Introduction, Translation and Commentary

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Northvale, New Jersey, Jason Aronson Inc. Publishers: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 009401


The work was known and responded to by Protestant Hebraists and polemicists, including Johann Reuchlin, Sebastian Münster, Wolfgang Capito, Immanuel Tremellius, Jean Calvin, and Martin Luther. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. ------- Sefer Nizzahon Yashan "The (old) Book of Victory" is an anonymous 13th Century Jewish apologetic text originating in Germany. View more info

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Piaf: A Biography

By: Berteaut, Simone

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York:, Harper & Row,: 1972.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008896


Édith Piaf (1915 – 1963); was a French cabaret singer, songwriter, and actress who became widely regarded as France's national chanteuse, as well as being one of France's greatest international stars. Her music was often autobiographical with her singing reflecting her life, and her specialty being chanson and torch ballads, particularly of love, loss and sorrow.The author, Simone Beteaut was Edith Piaf's half-sister and lifelong partner in mischief when they sang ... View more info