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Bird Families of the World

By: Harrison, C. J. O. - Ediror

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Boston, Harry N Abrams Inc: 1978

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 003578

ISBN: 0810907062

Condition: Near Fine


Over 500 illustrations in full color. Bird families of the world presents in realistic illustrations and readable text not only every living bird family but every extinct bird family as well. No flaws or blemishes but minimal retail handling. Still Gift Quality. Dust jacket in new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

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The Sun in the Church: Cathedrals as Solar Observatories
[Astronomy]

By: Heilbron, J. L.

Price: $20.40

Publisher: Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press: 1999

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 009661

ISBN: 0674854330

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


The Sun in the Church by J.L. Heilbron is a provocative work of scholarship that challenges long-held views of the relationship between science and Christianity. Heilbron's main point is simple enough: "The Roman Catholic Church gave more financial and social support to the study of astronomy for over six centuries, from the recovery of ancient learning during the late Middle Ages into the Enlightenment, than any other, and, probably, all other, institutions." ... View more info

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Lean Transformation: How to Change Your Business into a Lean Enterprise

By: Henderson, Bruce A. ; Larco, Jorge L.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Richmond, VA, Oaklea Press: 2010

Seller ID: 009952

ISBN: 0964660121

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. 8vo; 9.25 inches tall; 286 pages with index and appendixes. Known worldwide in manufacturing among those striving to maximize productivity and create pull-scheduling of production as "the yellow book," this is the premier how-to book for companies going lean. Touted by experts everywhere as practical, down-to-earth, and easy to read, it warns of cultural issues that are certain to arise, and gives step by step instructions for... View more info

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Blacks in Hollywood: Five Favorable Years in Film and TV 1987-1991

By: Hill, George ; Moon, Spencer

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Daystar Pub Co: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 009650

ISBN: 0933650361

Condition: Fine


Reviews and commentary on Films with Black Actors with brief bios. Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. Unread, unused. 8vo; 8.5 inches tall; 174 pages with index. B/W illustrations. First Edition, First Printing. View more info

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The Barrymores: Hollywood's First Family

By: Hoffman, Carol Stein

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Kentucky, The University Press of Kentucky: 2001

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009928

ISBN: 0813122139

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. ------ "Breathtakingly thorough -- all the dedicated Barrymorephile could hope for." -- Playbill View more info

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Lytton Strachey. A Critical Biography.

By: Holroyd, Michael

Price: $29.95

Publisher: London:, Heinemann,: 1968.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 000453


Vol 1: The Unknown Years, Vol 2: The Years of Achievement.Giles Lytton Strachey ( 1880 – 1932) was a British writer and critic. A founding member of the Bloomsbury Group and author of Eminent Victorians, he is best known for establishing a new form of biography in which psychological insight and sympathy are combined with irreverence and wit. His biography Queen Victoria (1921) was awarded the James Tait Black Memorial Prize. Brown cl... View more info

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Apollo's Angels ; A History of Ballet

By: Homans, Jennifer

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 2010

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009914

ISBN: 1400060605

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


Jennifer Homans's history of the art, culture and political context of ballet is like a beautiful painting in a slightly askew frame. She is a former dancer who trained at the School of American Ballet in New York, and was the wife of the historian Tony Judt. She exchanged the stage for academia two decades ago but one can still tell from her prose the kind of dancer that she was: meticulous, devoted and, au fond, profoundly romantic. --- The Guardian.First E... View more info

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Chaucer: His Life, His Works, His World

By: Howard, Donald R.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Dutton Adult: 1987

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010060

ISBN: 052524400X

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


This exceptionally clear, comprehensive, and well-written book vividly portrays both the public context (14th-century England, Italy, and France) and the family life of the early giant of English poetry. It easily surpasses not only Marchette Chute's outdated Geoffrey Chaucer of England (1946) but also John Gardner's The Life and Times of Chaucer (1977) and Derek Brewer's Chaucer and His World (1978).No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. View more info

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Little Journeys to Homes Of Great Musicians. Volume Nine, New Series.

By: Hubbard, Elbert.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: The Roycrofters,, East Aurora, New York:: 1901

Seller ID: 004003

Condition: Very Good


Half leather with stamped spine titles and decorations. Leather on boards has art-deco style designs. Top edge stained tan others deckled. Silk place ribbon. Pages are laid-paper including the Roycroft watermark. Spine says 'Great Musicians II'. Bindings square and tight, Minimal wear. Minor fade to spine. Text clean and bright. This volume includes: Liszt, Beethoven, Handel, Verdi, Schumann, Brahms. View more info

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Michael Jackson's Complete Guide to Single Malt Scotch
[Wine & Spirits > Whiskey]

By: Jackson, Michael

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Running Press Book Publishers: 2004

Seller ID: 009649

ISBN: 0762413131

Condition: New


The book's core is the comprehensive A-to-Z of single malts, arranged by distillery. Each entry offers a new introduction and key information, and features Jackson's evocative, highly regarded tasting notes and ratings. This edition features a refreshed design, specially commissioned photographs of distilleries, and more than 1,000 tasting notes. Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. Red leather with silk place-holder ribbon. 8vo; 22.5cm.; 8.75 inches ... View more info

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The Technology of the Novel: Writing and Narrative in British Fiction.

By: Jackson, Tony E.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: U.S.A.:, Johns Hopkins Univ Press,: 2009.

Seller ID: 001762

ISBN: 0801892449


Unused, no flaws or blemishes. The connection between speech and writing in human language has been a matter of philosophical debate since antiquity. By plumbing the depths of this complex relationship, Tony E. Jackson explains how the technology of alphabetic writing has determined the nature of the modern novel. Through striking new readings of works by Austen, Mary Shelley, Dickens, Forster, Woolf, Lessing, and McEwan, Jackson reveals how the phenom... View more info

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Perfect Health Diet: Regain Health and Lose Weight by Eating the Way You Were Meant to Eat

By: Jaminet, Paul Ph.D.; Jaminet, Shou-Ching Ph.D.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York:, Scribner,: 2013.

Seller ID: 008696

ISBN: 1451699158


“The sanest overview of what to eat I have ever seen. If you are going to read only one thing on the subject, read this.” (Seth Roberts, Ph.D., professor emeritus of psychology at UC Berkeley and author of The Shangri-La Diet). No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. 450 pages with index. View more info

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Existentialism and Human Emotions

By: Jean-Paul Satre ; Bernard Frechtman Translation

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Philosophical Library: 1957

Seller ID: 010046

Condition: Very Good


In this provocative philosophical analysis, Jean-Paul Sartre refutes the idea that existentialism drains meaning from human life, by claiming that the philosophy instead gives man total freedom to achieve his own significance.Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Minimal handling wear. Previous owner's name on front free endpage. Dust Jacket is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has age-toned and has light wear to top edge. 12m... View more info

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Mix & Bake

By: Jeffery Belinda

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York, Penguin Global: 2008

Seller ID: 009451

ISBN: 1920989536

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


Belinda Jeffery shares her 100 all-time favorite recipes for cakes, scones, muffins, biscuits, slices, quick breads, pies and tarts, in the hope that they will become your favorites too.No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. 11.5 inches tall; 264 pages with index. Illustrated with color photography. View more info

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Cucina del Sole: A Celebration of Southern Italian Cooking

By: Jenkins, Nancy Harmon

Price: $16.95

Publisher: New York, William Morrow Cookbooks: 2007

Seller ID: 009551

ISBN: 0060723432

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


Headnotes describe local folklore and traditions and what makes the food of Southern Italy a world on its own. Included are recipes for focaccias, pizzas and savory pies; soups and minestre; sauces for pasta; pasta, beans, rice, and other grains; fish and seafood; meat and poultry; vegetables; salads; and desserts. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal handling; Still Gift Quality. View more info

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Freshwater Fishes of Virginia

By: Jenkins, Robert E ; Burkhead, Noel M.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Maryland, Amer Fisheries Society: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010237

ISBN: 0913235873

Condition: Near Fine


First Edition - First Printing. 11.25 inches tall; 1079 pages with subject index; 40 pages of color plates; Numerous tables; Glossary; Appendixes. Freshwater Fishes of Virginia provides a means to accurately identify all species of freshwater fishes of Virginia. No flaws or blemishes to the book; appears as new. Dust Jacket has light handling wear with a tape repair on lower rear spine. Bindings square and tight, text clean. The book details 210 species and... View more info

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Model and Miniature Railways

By: John Adams and John Whitehouse

Price: $21.45

Publisher: Chartwell Books: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003392

ISBN: 0890090661

Condition: Near Fine


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality, First Edition; First Printing; Dust jacket in protective Mylar sleeve. Photos show reflections from clear Mylar protective Dust-jacket cover. 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... View more info

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State Crime, the Media, and the Invasion of Panama (Praeger Series in Criminology and Crime Control Policy)

By: Johns, Christina J.; Johnson, P. Ward

Price: $20.00

Publisher: USA:, Praeger,: 1993.

Seller ID: 004114

ISBN: 0275943143


No flaws or blemishes, Gift Quality. Johns and Johnson analyze the invasion of Panama in order to explore the ways in which the War on Drugs has been used as an ideological justification for a projection of U.S. state power into Latin America. They characterize the Bush Administration's reasons for the invasion as cynical ideological rhetoric which covered up strategic interests the United States had in deposing Noriega and replacing him with a more cooperative r... View more info

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Jones Essentials of Modern Investments.

By: Jones, Charles P.; Tuttle, Donald L.; Heaton, Cherrill, P.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, John Wiley & SOns,: 1977

Seller ID: 004029

ISBN: 0471067458

Condition: Very Good


Bindings square and tight, Text clean. Previous owner's name inside. Light shelf wear to spine corners. View more info

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Heart of Oak

By: Jones, Tristan

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York:, St Martins Press,: 1984.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 007618

ISBN: 0312365985


"The late author, who could spin a mean tale, remembers his WWII stint in the Royal Navy; the included glossary of RN lower-deck slang is stupendous."No flaws to the unread book. Bindings tight, text clan. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has mild handling/shelf wear. View more info