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Formica & Design: From the Counter Top to High Art

By: Susan Grant Lewin

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York:, Rizzoli: 1991.<br>

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008007

ISBN: 0847813347


This profusely illustrated and comprehensive examination of Formica surveys all aspects of the brand's artistic and cultural influence. Formica laminate has changed with the tastes of the times from the modern style in the 1930s to the postmodern style of the 1980s. Individual chapters and essays explore Formica's many applications—in diners, hotels, homes, furniture, and jewelry.No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust J... View more info

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Ambrose Bierce and the Dance of Death

By: Talley, Sharon

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A., Univ of Tennessee Press: 2010

Seller ID: 002294

ISBN: 1572336803

Condition: Fine


Gift Quality. Ambrose Bierce and the Dance of Death uses psychoanalytic theory in combination with historical, cultural, and literary contexts to examine the complex motif of death in a full range of Bierce’s writings. Scholarly interest in Bierce, whose work has long been undervalued, has grown significantly in recent years. This new book contributes to the ongoing reassessment by providing new contexts for joining the texts in his canon in meaningful wa... View more info

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Man in the Everglades. 2000 Years of Human History
[Florida]

By: Tebeau, Charlton W.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Coral Gables, FLorida., University of Miami Press,: 1973.

Edition: Copeland Studies in Florida History - No. 3.

Seller ID: 008162

Condition: Third Printing.


Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. 8.5 inches tall. 192 pages with index. View more info

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Leftover Life to Kill

By: Thomas, Caitlin

Price: $21.95

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1957

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009964

Condition: Very Good


Caitlin Thomas (1913 - 1994) was the wife of the poet and writer Dylan Thomas. Their marriage was a stormy affair, fueled by alcohol and infidelity, though the couple remained together until Dylan's death in 1953. After her husband's death she wrote this book Leftover Life to Kill, an account of her self-exile to Italy. She paints a picture of a grieving widow seeking solace in distance, a younger lover, and alcohol. First Edition, First Printing. Bindings tigh... View more info

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The Rioja of the Wines and Bodegas Montecillo [Spanish Wine]

By: Toran Pealez, Luis Enrique ; Cabrero, Juan Ramos

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Spain, Varese Editores, S.A.: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 009664

ISBN: 8487829007

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Illustrated with color photography. View more info

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Ezra Pound: The Solitary Volcano

By: Tytell, John

Price: $19.95

Publisher: NewYork:, Doubleday,: 1987.<br>

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008719

ISBN: 0385196946


Exhaustively researched and admirably balanced...important and valuable. (Cleveland Plain Dealer ) First Edition, First Printing. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; Still Gift Quality. View more info

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Dynamic Zoogeography with Special Reference to Land Animals

By: Udvardy, Miklos

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Van Nostrand: 1969

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 010168

Condition: Good


Signed with an inscription to fellow biologist Rick Warner on top of the title page by the author. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear; damp stain lower text block not affecting text. Dust Jacket is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has handling wear and sun-fading on the spine. 8vo; 23.5 cm; 9.25 inches tall; 445 pages with references and index; illustrated with 174 b/w two color fold-out maps.A substa... View more info

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Hugging the Shore: Essays and Criticism

By: Updike, John

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1983

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009940

ISBN: 0394531795

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


First Edition, First Printing. Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. No flaws to note but a hint of aging. 8vo; 21.5 cm; 8.5 inches tall; 919 pages with index.Composed chiefly of Updike's book reviews of the past eight years, this collection includes pieces on Edmund Wilson, Vladimir Nabokov, and Muriel Spark, on actresses Doris Day and Louise Brooks and an appendix of imaginary interviews, ... View more info

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Life, Religious Opinions and Experience of Madame Guyon.
Including an account of the personal history and religious opinions of Fenelon, Archbishop of Cambray. Edited and revised by an English clergyman. New edition, with Contents added.

By: Upham, Thomas C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London:, Allenson & CO.,: 1947.

Seller ID: 005635


Red cloth covered boards. Bindings firm and square. Text clean light toning. Minimal shelf wear but cloth has beginnings of biodegration. 7.5 inches tall. 500 pages. Printed on “onion-skin” paper.Jeanne-Marie Bouvier de la Motte-Guyon (commonly known as Madame Guyon) (18 April 1648:6 – 9 June 1717) was a French mystic and one of the key advocates of Quietism, although she never called herself a Quietist. Quietism was considered heretical by the Roman Catholic Ch... View more info

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American Sermons The Pilgrims to Martin Luther King Jr. (Library of America (#108):)

By: Various

Price: $19.95

Publisher: USA, Library of America: 1999

Seller ID: 010396

ISBN: 1883011655

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. of Americas latest tome rounds up in chronological order 58 sermons, from Robert Cushmans address to the colony of Plimmoth in New England in 1621 to Kings 1968 I've been to the mountaintop speech. This also includes biographical notes and notes on the texts. [Library Journal] View more info

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Collins Spanish-English English-Spanish Dictionary: Indexed College Edition.

By: Various Editors,

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York:, Harper Resource.: 2002.

Seller ID: 002551

ISBN: 0060082410


Thumb-indexed. Clean text. Unused. Minor handling wear to jacket. View more info

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Florida Marine Shells: A Guide for Collectors of Shells of the Southeastern Atlantic Coast and Gulfcoast

By: Vilas, Curtis N.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Indianapolis and New York:, Bobbs-Merrill,: 1952.

Seller ID: 009235

Condition: Very Good


"The chief purpose of this 2nd ed. has been to include as many more illustrations & descriptions of additional species as space & circumstances would permit." (p. 7, Preface to 2nd Ed.) Bindings tight and square. Text clean, Moderate handling wear. Previous owner's name on front free endpage. 8vo;170 pages; map, diagrams, color plates of shells; glossary, index of English names, index of Latin names. Second Edition View more info

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The Four Winds: A Shaman's Odyssey into the Amazon

By: Villoldo, Alberto; Jendresen, Erik

Price: $24.00

Publisher: San Franscisco, Harper and Row: 1990

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009651

ISBN: 006250911X

Condition: Near Fine


A psychologist-turned-shaman relates his experiences with ayahuasca, or the "vine of death," as he explores the subconscious amid Inca ruins in Peru. Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. Unopened, unread. No flaws but some age-toning to jacket and edges. First Edition, First Printing. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. 8vo; 24.5cm.; 9.5 inches tall; 265 pages. View more info

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My Life with Microbes

By: Waksman, Selman A.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: 1954

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010023

Condition: Very Good


Waksman won the Nobel Prize for Physiology in 1952. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo; 9.25 inches tall; xii - 365 pages. Illustrated with a frontispiece portrait of Waksman. Very Good in a Good Dust Jacket. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has edge wear and small losses at corners. View more info

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Tropical Plants for Home and Garden

By: Warren, William

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1977

Seller ID: 009793

ISBN: 0500017956

Condition: New


Presents flowers and plants native to the tropical areas of the world, including flowering shrubs, annuals, foliage plants, ornamental trees, vines, palms, exotics, water plants, ferns, and orchids. Unused No Flaws or Blemishes but a small nearly unnoticeable nick to the dust jacket at the bottom of the spine; Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. Square 4to; 25.5 cm. by 25.5 cm.; 240 pages with index; 449 color illustrations. ... View more info

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The Letters of Evelyn Waugh and Diana Cooper

By: Waugh, Evelyn; Cooper, Diana

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Boston:, Houghton Mifflin,: 1992.

Seller ID: 008369

ISBN: 0395562651

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


Everyone knows who Evelyn Waugh was. Not so Diana Cooper, to whom Waugh wrote about 300 letters from 1932 until he died in 1966, 20 years before her own death at a very advanced age. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Hardcover in Dust Jacket. First Edition, First Printing. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

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The Greenpeace Book of Coral Reefs

By: Wells, Sue ; Hanna, Nick

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Sterling Pub Co Inc: 1992

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009734

ISBN: 0806987952

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. No flaws to note. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

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The Office Building: From Concept to Investment Reality

By: White, John Robert

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Chicago, Real Estate Counselors: 1993

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009439

ISBN: 093965301X

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


This book details the story of office buildings from their initial conception until completion, both as a place of business and as part of an investment portfolio. Unused, no flaws. View more info

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Toward A Distant Island: A Sailor's Odyssey.

By: Wibberley, Leonard

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York:, Yves Washburn: 1966.<br>

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 007510


The story of an adventure of one man on the sea first in small sailing craft between the Caribbean Islands, later along the California coast, and finally on the forty-foot Bahia to Hawaii. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, Moderate handling wear. Previous owner's bookplate on front endpage. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has moderate handling wear. Illustrated with photographs and map endpages. 8vo; 215 pages, 8.25 inche... View more info

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Lawrence Durrell & Henry Miller A Private Correspondence

By: Wickes, George: Editor

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton: 1963

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010006

Condition: Near Fine


The correspondents were Lawrence Durrell &Henry Miller & The letters were the beginning of an important, wonderfully readable private record - a 25-year revelation of two of the most renowned writers of our age. The letter which started it all was the 23-year-old Durrell's fan letter to Miller regarding 'Tropic of Cancer': I have never read anything like it. I did not imagine anything like it could be written; and yet, curiously, reading it I seemed to recognize i... View more info