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Lynx Eye, 6th Anniversary Edition Number 4

By: N/A

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Danvers, MA, Lynx Eye: 2000

Seller ID: 2256


Pages are clean and tight, still crisp. . Periodical appears as if unused. Illustrated with 5 b/w drawings. Lynx Eye publishes short stories, poetry, original art work, and nonfiction. Also includes a list of contributors. ; Lynx Eye Series; B&W Illustrations; 5 1/2 x 8 1/2; 109 pages; Cover has very slight edge wear and rubbing. View more info

Enciclopedia Dello Spettacolo: Italian Language {encyclopedia of the Show. Update 1955-1965}

By: N/A

Price: $74.75

Publisher: Roma, Unione Editoriale: 1954

Seller ID: 7787


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 [s... View more info

Yemassee: No. 1 Winter 2004

By: N/A

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Columbia, SC, University of South Carolina Press: 2005

Seller ID: 7991


Literary Periodical Series; 5 1/2 x 8; 88 pages; Soft cover has white spine with black lettering. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. From page 82 through to back cover, tiny dog ear at bottom corner. This is a semi-annual journal of literature and poetry and prose. Scarce copy. View more info

A CHAUCER COLORING BOOK

By: N/A

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Santa Barbara, CA, BELLEROPHON BOOKS: 1973

Seller ID: 9212


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 pag... View more info

Afro-American Folktales Stories from Black Traditions in the New World

By: Abrahams, Roger, editor

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, Pantheon: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8064


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 th... View more info

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TALES OF MENDELE THE BOOK PEDDLER Fishke the Lame and Benjamin the Third

By: Abramovitsh, S.Y.

Price: $23.25

Publisher: New York, Schocken: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9302


Library of Yiddish Classics Series; Remainder; 9.70 X 5.40 X 1.30 inches; lxx, 400 pages; Hard cover is yellow with black lettering on spine. Red remainder dot on top of text block. DJ has 1" horizontal closed tear at bottom corner of front; in a mylar cover. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. 'Dan Miron, a professor of Hebrew at both Columbia University and Hebrew University in Jerusalem, explains in a scholarly 70-page introduction that Mendele, the b... View more info

The Charles Addams Mother Goose

By: Addams, Charles

Price: $11.25

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing: 2002

Seller ID: 9043


B/W & Color Illustrations; 9 1/4 x12 1/4; Unpaginated pages; Hard cover is glazed boards light bumping, rubbing, scuffing. Black spine with white lettering. Missing DJ. Pages are clean and tight, but do show some signs of loving, careful use. Pages not numbered, 64 pages. Has the off-the-wall illustrations, in b/w and color, that one would except from Charles Addams. Originally published in 1967. 'Addams, creator of the Addams Family, gives these verses all their ghastly... View more info

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The Extraordinary Tide New Poetry by American Women

By: Aizenberg, Susan and Erin Belieu, editors

Price: $8.75

Publisher: New York, Columbia University Press: 2001

Seller ID: 3639


Cover is wraps. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Printed on acid-free paper. "A collection of more than 400 poems by more than 100 different writers...synthesizes and clebrates an entire era of poetry by women in America. Long overdue, the anthology includes America's most recognized poets as well as those emerging as exciting new artists of contemporary verse". ; 6 x 9; xxix, 464 pages; Cover has light shelf wear, bumping and rubbing, vertical cre... View more info

Le Grand Meaulnes. The Wanderer. Translated From The French By Francoise Delisle With An Introduction By Henri Peyre And Illustrations By Dignimont.

By: Alain-Fournier

Price: $37.25

Publisher: New York, Limited Editions Club: 1958

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 9336


Signed, Limited, Numbered Edition Series; Color Illustrations; 10.25 X 6.75 X 1 inches; xxx, 232 pages; SIGNED BY ILLUSTRATOR, ANDRE DIGNIMONT, AND NUMBERED COPY #1187/1500 ON COLOPHON PAGE. Hard cover is blue and white linen with a paste down on the spine. Ages are clean and tight; appears as if never used. Illustrated with pen, pencil, and wash drawings by Andre Dignimont hand-colored in the studio of Walter Fischer. 'Poised between youthful admiration and adult resign... View more info

Conquest Of Coomassie; An Epic Of The Mashanti Nation

By: Aldebaran

Price: $295.75

Publisher: Los Angeles, Worth While Publishing Company/Coomassie Pulishing Co. , California: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 108


Hard cover is light tan colored with dark brown lettering on front. Overall, pages are clean and tight; stitched binding. Extremely scarce book. Frontispiece is a b/w photograph of the author, 'Aldebaran,' probably a psuedonym. Illustrated with 9, tissued protected b/w drawings. Book is written as poetry, with 5 cantos. On the title page is a sticker, with 'Coomassie Publishing Co. , Los Angeles, Calif. , U. S. A. ' on it. "Against the glorious background of culture,... View more info

Mr. & Mrs. Hockey: Signed Copy A Tribute to the Sport's Greatest Couple

By: Allen, Kevin

Price: $16.75

Publisher: Wayne, MI, Immortal Investments Publishing: 2004

Seller ID: 8575


SIGNED BY MR. & MRS. GORDIE HOWE, with an inscription. Hard cover is red with gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight. Extensively illustrated with dozens of color and b/w photographs. Foreword by Mike & Marian Ilitch, the longtime owners of the Detroit Red Wings [although not during the Howe era]. Howe is such an institution, a true 'Living Legend' in Detroit, that the name 'Mr. Hockey' is copyrighted. When Howe played for the Red Wings, it was at the now lev... View more info

Trash Stories

By: Allison, Dorothy

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Ithaca, NY, Firebrand Books: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8237


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 View more info

A Floral Calendar And Other Flower Lore

By: Angel, Marie

Price: $11.50

Publisher: London, Pelham Books: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7205


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 ar... View more info

Sifra, Dibbura Desinai Rhetorical Formulae, Literary Structures, and Legal Traditions

By: Apothaker, Howard L.

Price: $61.25

Publisher: Cincinnati, Hebrew Union College Press: 2003

Seller ID: 5353


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 Affi... View more info

Sifra, Dibbura Desinai Rhetorical Formulae, Literary Structures, and Legal Traditions

By: Apothaker, Howard L.

Price: $61.25

Publisher: Cincinnati, Hebrew Union College Press: 2003

Seller ID: 5777


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 Rhehtorical Formulae; Outline of the Rules; Deriving Aff... View more info