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Santa Barbara, CA BELLEROPHON BOOKS 1973 Paperback As New 
B&W Illustrations; 8.43 X 5.85 X 0.73 inches; Unpaginated pages; Soft cover is stapled wraps. Slight rubbing to covers. ALL PAGES ARE CLEAN, NO MARKS, AS NEW. No publication date in book. Illustrated version of The prologue of the Tales of Canterbury; includes black and white reproductions from William Caxton's 1484 edition and Richard Pynson's 1526 edition. Includes 7" phonograph record titled: How fun & easy it is to speak Middle English! Pages not numbered, 48 pages. 
Price: 11.25 USD
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2 Enciclopedia Dello Spettacolo: Italian Language {encyclopedia of the Show. Update 1955-1965}
Roma Unione Editoriale 1954 Hardcover Very Good- 
Ex-Library; B & W and Color; 8 x 11 x 2 1/4; xvi, 650 pages; ONE VOLUME ONLY. Hard cover is red cloth with a black box on the spine. Typical former library book markings; plus stamps on all edges of text block. Boards have bumping and rubbing. Overall, pages are clean and tight. 2x columns of entries on each page, 1291 altogether. Lavishly illustrated with 100 + b/w photos and dozens of color photos. Covers movies/cinema, plays, musicals, ballet, opera, musical groups [such as the Beatles], Oversized, 6#. 
Price: 74.75 USD
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3 John L. Stoddard's Lectures Volume 6
Boston Balch Bros. 1908 Half-Leather Very Good+ 
Berlin, Vienna, St. Petersburg, Moscow Series; Vol. 6; B&W Illustrations; 6 14 x 9 14; 336 pages; VOLUME 6 ONLY. Hard bound is half leather, with leather corners and spine, marbled boards. Gold lettering on maroon leather spine. Light rubbing, scuffing to covers. Extremely attractive copy of this title. Silver/green monochrome end papers. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Colored frontispiece, lavishly illustrated with b/w photographs. Covers Berlin; Vienna; St. Petersburg; Moscow. John Lawson Stoddard (1850-1931) was an American writer, hymn writer and lecturer who gained popularity through his travelogues. 
Price: 18.75 USD
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4 Mathematicians And Computer Wizards
Farmington Hills, MI Macmillan Reference Usa/Gale Group 2001 002865501X / 9780028655017 First Edition Thus Hardcover New 
Hardcover book; green ground with white lettering on the spine. Pages are clean and tight; still crisp. This is a NEW book. Extensively illustrated with b/w drawings or photos of the people included. The biographies are listed alphabetically; a time line of mathematics; sources; glossary, index. ; Macmillan Profiles Series; B & W illustrations; 7 `/4 x 10 1/4; 426 pages; Very slight rubbing. 
Price: 38.75 USD
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5 - Index To American Genealogies; And To Genealogical Material Contained In All Works Such As Town Histories, County Histories, Local Histories, Historical Society Publications Biographies, Historical Periodicals, And Kindred Works Alphabetically Arranged...... Fifth Edition, Revised, Improved and Enlarged....with Supplement 1900-1908
Detroit, MI Gale Research Company 1908 First Edition Thus Reprint; Hardcover Fine 
1966 reprint. 5th edition. Cover is burgundy with gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. This is a 1966 reprint of the works originally published by Joel Munsell's Sons, Publishers, Albany, NY, 1900 and 1908. The first 352 pages are the geneaologies to 1900. The following 107 pages are the supplement printed in 1908. ; 5 1/2 x 8 3/4; 352+ pages; Cover has light edge wear and bumping. Also, on bottom of insides of both covers, there is a little bit of glue that seems to have seeped out when the inside papers were being glued to the boards. Couple of shallow dents, lines on the covers. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Black Death  The Great Mortality of 1348-1350: A Brief History with Documents, Aberth, John
6 Aberth, John The Black Death The Great Mortality of 1348-1350: A Brief History with Documents
Boston Bedford/St. Martin's 2005 031240087X / 9780312400873 Paperback Near Fine 
Bedford Cultural Editions Series Series; B&W Map & Illustrations; 8.10 X 5.50 X 0.50 inches; xv, 199 pages; Soft cover has a white spine, with black lettering. Slight rubbing, bumping. Pages are clean and tight. Ilustrated with 1 b/w map and 7 b/w pictures. "This is an excellent collections of sources. The selected texts are well chosen, often otherwise unavailable, comprehensive in the views they present, and long enogh to be very useful. The inclusion of sources from throughout Europe and the Middle East is excellent and fills a gap". 7 chapters, each with their own citations at the end; appendices; bibliography; index. 
Price: 16.25 USD
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7 Abrahams, Roger, editor Afro-American Folktales Stories from Black Traditions in the New World
New York Pantheon 1985 0394728858 / 9780394728858 First Edition First Printing; Paperback Near Fine 
Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library Series; B&W Illustrations; 9.10 X 6.10 X 1.10 inches; xxii, 327 pages; Soft cover has a grey spine with grey and red lettering. Slight rubbing to covers. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with b/w drawings. "...masterful survey of taletelling in the black world by showing the vital forms African stories took as they entered the New World. These 107 tales come from the canefields of the antebellum South, the villages of the Caribbean islands, and the streets of contemporary Philadelphia...." 
Price: 9.50 USD
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8 Abram, Jan The Language of Winnicott A Dictionary and Guide to Understanding His Work
Northvale, NJ Jason Aronson Inc. 1996 1568217005 / 9781568217000 First American Edition First Printing; Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Hard cover is black with gold lettering on spine. Black end papers. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Bibliography compiled by Harry Karnac. "Winnicott [Donald Woods Winnicott, 1896–1971] has profoundly influenced contemporary psychology, psychotherapy, and psychoanalysis. His 600+ papers offer a unique compass to the psychotherapeutic process and child development. However, Winnicott's sometimes elliptical and metaphoric use of language can make his ideas indecipherable, his writings appear simple or opaque. This new book helps us read and understand Winnicott in all of his richness. Each of his major ideas is organized into a lexicon of words and phrases which represent the major theories in his work. Each entry is a journey through his papers that clearly illuminates the breadth and depth of his concepts ..." References; Bibliography; Index. ; 1.16 x 9.27 x 6.39 Inches; xx, 378 pages; Hard cover has light bumping. DJ has slight bumping, faint rubbing/scuffing; in a mylar cover. 
Price: 73.50 USD
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9 Ackah, C.A. Akan Ethics A Study of Moral Ideas and Moral Behaviour of the Akan Tribes of Ghana
Accra Ghana Universities Press 1988 9964301235 / 9789964301231 First Edition (?) Softcover Very Good+ 
Soft cover is orange with black lettering on spine. Overall, pages are clean and tight. Bibliography; general index. "This book covers an area of Akan Ethics about which, so far, litte has been written, especially in such detail. The chapters contain a largely descriptive analysis of the moral language used by the Akan peoples, the sanctions employed to enforce morality, and some of the proverbs, tales and myths which refer to Akan moral beliefs..." Extremely scarce title. ; 0.4 x 7.7 x 5.8 Inches; 138 pages; Cover has light shelf wear, sunning, rubbing/scuffing; a few, faint, yellow/tan spots on title page, table of contents, and first preface page. 
Price: 73.50 USD
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10 Albert W Wardin, Jr. Belmont Mansion The Home of Joseph and Adelicia Acklen
Nashville, TN Belmount Mansion Association 1997 Third Revised Edition Third Printing; Soft Cover Near Fine Illustrated by Bob Schatz, Photographer 
B & W and Color; 8 1/2 x 11; 48 pages; Soft cover has slight rubbing/bumping. Stapled wraps. Laid in are two pieces; one is a peach colored page about the mansion; the other is green folded brochure, giving opening hourse and history of the mansion. Each is as new condition. Pages of the booklet are like new, appears as if unused. Illustrated with 2 maps, 14 b/w pictures and 58 color pictures, as well as 2 floor plans and a 2 page geneaology. "Belmont Mansion, also known as Acklen Hall, and originally known as Belle Monte, Belle Mont or Belmont, is a historic mansion located in Nashville, Tennessee on the campus of Belmont University. , , , In 1849, Adelicia Hayes Franklin married Joseph Alexander Smith Acklen, a young attorney from Alabama, and they immediately began construction of Belle Monte (Belmont) on 180 acres in Davidson County. Completed by 1853 as an Italian villa style summer home. Adelicia and Joseph used Belmont as a summer home to escape from the heat of Adelicia's seven Louisiana cotton plantations, which totaled 8,600 acres. The Acklens built, furnished, and landscaped one of the most elaborate antebellum homes in the South, totaling 36 rooms and 19,000 sq ft (1,800 m2)." Foreword; History; Bibliography; Genealogy. 
Price: 31.75 USD
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11 Alderson, William T. A Century Of Childhood, 1820-1920
Rochester, NY Margaret Woodbury Strong Museum 1984 0318231271 / 9780318231273 Paperback Near Fine 
B&W Illustrations; 8.25 X 8.25 X 0.50 inches; x 142 pages; Soft cover has black spine with red lettering. Light rubbing, scuffing to covers. Red endpapers. Pages are clean and tight, appear as if unused. Exhibition catalogue from 1984 show at the museum. "Margaret Woodbury Strong (1897 – 1969) was an American collector and philanthropist. Strong was an avid collector, especially of toys and her large collection formed the basis for the Strong National Museum of Play....Her passion was collecting dolls, doll houses, and toys. She added gallery wings and outbuildings to her estate which she eventually termed a "Museum of Fascination." The grounds contained a town of dollhouses. In 1968 she received state approval for the establishment of a museum. At her death, her doll collection numbered 22,000 and was the cornerstone of a collection containing more than 300,000 items". 
Price: 15.25 USD
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12 Allison, Dorothy Trash Stories
Ithaca, NY Firebrand Books 1988 0932379516 / 9780932379511 First Edition First Printing; Paperback Near Fine 
8.50 X 5.40 X 0.30 inches; 174 pages; Soft cover has slight rubbing and bumping. AUTHOR SIGNED ON TITLE PAGE. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. "Trash: Short Stories by Dorothy Allison, was first published in 1988 by Firebrand Books, later by Penguin (1990) and Plume (2002). It won the 1989 Lambda Literary Award for "Best Lesbian Small Press Book" and the Lambda Literary Award "Best Lesbian Fiction". ; Signed by Author 
Price: 11.25 USD
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13 American Concrete Pipe Association Concrete Pipe Design Manual
Vienna, VA American Concrete Pipe Association 1985 Sixth Printing; Hardcover Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued 
B & W charts, diagrams, illustrations; 9.13 X 6.57 X 1.11 inches; xvii, 486 pages; Hard cover is grey cloth with silver lettering on spine. Light bumping and rubbing to boards. Name? Neatly scribbled over inside front cover. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Lavishly illustrated with 200+ figures, of charts, graphs, diagrams, tables, and drawings. Book has 5 chapters; Tables; Figures; Equations; Glossary of Hydraulic Terms; Glossary of Load Terms; Appendix; Condensed Bibliography. 
Price: 17.25 USD
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14 Anaya, S. James Indigenous Peoples in International Law
New York Oxford University Press, USA 2000 0195140451 / 9780195140453 Second Edition Paperback Fine 
Tables; 9.10 X 6.10 X 0.40 inches; xi, 267 pages; Soft cover is brown with white lettering on front and spine; shallow vertical crease on front cover. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. "James Anaya has done for indigenous people in international law what Felix Cohen did for Native Americans in the United States. He has brought clarity, understanding, and order to a field previously understood only in isolated bits and pieces. It will now be impossible to think about this topic without consideration of Professor Anaya's prodigious research and deeply analytical jurisprudential and pragmatic insights". It will now be impossible to think about this topic without consideration of Professor Anaya's prodigious research and deeply analytical jurisprudential and pragmatic insights". It will now be impossible to think about this topic without consideration of Professor Anaya's prodigious research and deeply analytical jurisprudential and pragmatic insights". It will now be impossible to think about this topic without consideration of Professor Anaya's prodigious research and deeply analytical jurisprudential and pragmatic insights". Appendix, bibliography; tables; index. 
Price: 15.25 USD
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15 ANDERSON, Bonnie S. & Judith P. Zinsser A History of Their Own Women in Europe From Prehistory to the Present: Volume II
New York Harper 1989 Paperback Very Good+ 
B&W Illustrations; 6 1/4 x 9 1/4 x 1 1/2; xix, 572 pages; Soft cover has cream colored spine with black writing on it. Covers have slight rubbing, bumping, scuffing. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Illustrated with b/w photographs. "Women's history from prehistoric times to the present, focusing on the developments, achievements, and changes in women's roles in society, organized within a loose chronology with chapters focusing on women's place and function in society. Topics include the roles of female monarchs and women of the court, the application of the new tools of the Scientific Revolution to prove traditional views of women, the salons and parlors of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries and wealthy women's contributions to the arts and social services, the impact of city-living and the Industrial Revolution on women's roles and family life, and the emergence, evolution, and impact of the modern feminist movement". Notes; bibliography; index. 
Price: 13.75 USD
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16 ANDERSON, Brooke Davis. Martin Ramirez.
Seattle, WA Marquand Books and the American Folk Art Museum 2007 0977802817 / 9780977802814 First Edition (?) Hardcover Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket Illustrated by Martin Ramirez 
Exhbition Catalogue Series; Color Illustrations; 9 1/4 x 12 1/4; 192 pages; Hard cover is black cloth with silver lettering on front and spine. Slight bumping; gift inscription on front end paper. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. DJ has slight rubbing, is double-sided; in a mylar cover. Exhaustively illustrated with color pictures. Essays by 6 authors. Chronology; checklist of exhibition; bibliography; about author and contributors; index. Exhibiton presented at: January 23 - May 13, 2007, at the American Folk Art Museum, New York, June 9 - September 9, 2007 at the San Jose´ Museum of Art and Mexican Heritage Plaza, California, and October 6, 2007 - January 6, 2008, at the Milwaukee Art Museum, Wisconsin. "Martín Ramírez (1895–1963) created nearly 300 drawings of remarkable visual clarity and expressive power within the confines of DeWitt State Hospital in northern California, where he resided the last 15 years of his life. Ramírez has been codified primarily as a “schizophrenic artist”; this project goes beyond the boundaries of Ramirez’s diagnosis of mental illness and considers the artistic quality and merit of his artwork. In this way, Ramirez’s works are understood—and appreciated—for the complex, multilayered drawings that they are. “Martin Ramirez, ” the first major retrospective of the self-taught master in more than 20 years, features approximately 97 works on paper and is accompanied by a full-color catalog". Oversized. 
Price: 41.25 USD
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Bergen Publisher Not Specified 1982 8299079438 / 9788299079433 Hardcover As New 
B&W Illustrations; 9 1/4 x 10 1/2; 108 pages; Hard cover has white and brown spine with black lettering. Very slight bumping. Pages are clean and tight. Book appears as if unused; gift quality. Illustrated with 78 b/w pictures. This is the first English edition. "Bryggen, the old wharf of Bergen, is a reminder of the town’s importance as part of the Hanseatic League’s trading empire from the 14th to the mid-16th century. Many fires, the last in 1955, have ravaged the characteristic wooden houses of Bryggen. Its rebuilding has traditionally followed old patterns and methods, thus leaving its main structure preserved, which is a relic of an ancient wooden urban structure once common in Northern Europe. Today, some 62 buildings remain of this former townscape. Bergen, one of North Europe’s oldest port cities on the west coast of Norway which was established as a centre for trade by the 12th century. In 1350 the Hanseatic League established a “Hanseatic Office” in Bergen. "They gradually acquired ownership of Bryggen and controlled the trade in stockfish from Northern Norway through privileges granted by the Crown. The Hanseatic League established a total of four overseas Hanseatic Offices, Bryggen being the only one preserved today. Today it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site". Chronology; bibliography; list of illustrations. 
Price: 35.50 USD
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Egyptology: Search For The Tomb Of Osiris: Being The Journal Of Miss Emily Sands, November 1926, Andrew, Ian & Dugald Steer
18 Andrew, Ian & Dugald Steer Egyptology: Search For The Tomb Of Osiris: Being The Journal Of Miss Emily Sands, November 1926
Cambridge, MA Candlewick Press 2004 0763626384 / 9780763626389 Hardcover New Illustrated by Emily Sands, Nick Harris, Helen Ward 
B & W and Color; 1.1 x 12 x 10.3 Inches; 32 pages; Hardcover is gold with gold lettering on front and black lettering on spine. Multi-colored bird in center of front. Pages are clean and tight. Lavishly illustrated with maps, drawings, photographs, letters in envelopes, moveable pieces, etc. "Written as an amateur Egyptologist's travel journal from 1926, each spread covers a distinct area of antiquity and is mainly factual in content, except for the author's chatty asides. The type resembles that of an old manual typewriter and the photos, reproductions, and sketches make the journal seem more realistic. There are papyrus pull-outs, pop-up art, minibooks, and fold-out maps and an envelope in the back with period postcards, ticket stubs, etc. " by Carol Wichman. Very oversized, 5#. 
Price: 13.50 USD
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19 Angel, Marie A Floral Calendar And Other Flower Lore
London Pelham Books 1985 0720716101 / 9780720716108 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket Illustrated by Marie Angel 
Color Illustrations; 8.27 X 7.17 X 0.63 inches; 73 pages; Hard cover has slight bumping. DJ has light rubbing/scuffing, shelf wear; in a mylar cover. Cover is red with white lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight. Lavishly illustrated with charming, colorful drawings of the various flowers. Flowers arranged by month, then alphabetically in 'The Language of Flowers'; and includes a Chinese and Japanese Calendar of Flowers. Flowers have long had many meanings, in art, in floral gifts, in romance. This book covers many of these fascinating and disappearing meanings. 
Price: 11.50 USD
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20 Apothaker, Howard L. Sifra, Dibbura Desinai Rhetorical Formulae, Literary Structures, and Legal Traditions
Cincinnati Hebrew Union College Press 2003 0878204520 / 9780878204526 Hardcover New 
Hardcover is dark blue with gold embossed lettering on front and spine. Pages are clean and tight; printed on acid free paper. This is a NEW book. Sections include: transliterations; abbreviations; Part I: Translation and Analysis; BeHar; BeHuqotai; Part II: Synthetic Analyses; Rhetorical Formulae; Literary Structures; Legal Traditions; Thoughts on Mishnah and Sifra's Parting of the Ways; Appendices: Listing of the Rehtorical Formulae; Outline of the Rules; Deriving Affirmative Propositions from Preclusions; bibliography; index of persons; index of sources; general index. "Apothaker makes an extremely important contribution to the study of early Rabbinic, particularly legal, Midrash. The Sifra is perhaps the earliest extant rabbinic Midrashic collection, and its Levitical subjects are critical to understanding the Rabbinic response to the loss of Israel's cultic center. Yet we have no critical edition of the whole, and no systematic treatment in light of recent advances in Midrashic studies. In a field of study that is rife with generalizations, the author performs the admirable and painstaking service of translating, analyzing, and cataloging one substantial unit of the Sifra's text, before drawing important conclusions with broad implications". In a field of study that is rife with generalizations, the author performs the admirable and painstaking service of translating, analyzing, and cataloging one substantial unit of the Sifra's text, before drawing important conclusions with broad implications".; Monographs of the Hebrew Union College, No. 28 Series; Vol. 28; 1.6 x 9.24 x 6.34 Inches; 464 pages; 3/8" shallow nick on rear side of spine. 
Price: 61.25 USD
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