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Nine Greek Dramas By Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides and Aristophanes (The Harvard Classics Volume #8), Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides and Aristophanes  (Edited by Charles W. Eliot)
1 Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides and Aristophanes (Edited by Charles W. Eliot) Nine Greek Dramas By Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides and Aristophanes (The Harvard Classics Volume #8)
New York P. F. Collier & Son 1909 Reprint Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 


Brown cloth boards with gold lettering. Glossy frontispiece tipped in. Spine a little slanted, minor edgewear, corners slightly bumped, 2 spots on back, cloth a little wrinkled along back edge. Translations by E.D.A. Morshead, E.H Plumptre, Gilbert Murray, and B.B. Rogers.

"The most comprehensive and well-researched anthology of all time comprises both the 50-volume "5-foot shelf of books" and the 20-volume Shelf of Fiction. Together they cover every major literary figure, philosopher, religion, folklore and historical subject through the twentieth century." William Allan Nielson states: " The Five-Foot Shelf, with its introductions, notes, guides to reading, and exhaustive indexes, may claim to constitute a reading course unparalleled in comprehensiveness and authority."; 7" - 9" Tall
006008 
Price: 10.00 USD

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British Folklore, Alexander, Marc
2 Alexander, Marc British Folklore
New York Crescent Books 1982 0517379376 / 9780517379370 First American Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 


224 pp., index, black and white and color drawing and photographs. Brown cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. DJ has single 1/4" tear on bottom edge. Ex-library from retirement community and very gently used. A bright, attractive copy.

"British Folklore examines the rich and varied folklore, legends and beliefs that provide a unique insight into the islands turbulent history. Every invader, refugee or settler has helped contribute some new element or twist to the complex pattern of the British national heritage, and new myths are still in the making."; Ex-Library; 4to - over 9" - 12" tall
004859 
Price: 15.95 USD

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First on the Moon:  A Voyage with Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Edwin E. Aldrin, Jr., Armstrong, Neil; Collins, Michael; Aldrin, Edwin E. Jr.; Farmer, Gene; & Hamblin, Jane
3 Armstrong, Neil; Collins, Michael; Aldrin, Edwin E. Jr.; Farmer, Gene; & Hamblin, Jane First on the Moon: A Voyage with Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Edwin E. Aldrin, Jr.
Boston Little, Brown, and Company 1970 Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 


511 pp., glossary, 25 black and white photographs, notes, epilogue by Arthur C. Clarke. Slight shelfwear. DJ shows edgewear with minor chipping/tear at ends of spine; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
003417 
Price: 9.95 USD
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The Atlas of the Living World, Attenborough, David; Whitfield, Philip; Moore, Peter D.; Cox, Barry
4 Attenborough, David; Whitfield, Philip; Moore, Peter D.; Cox, Barry The Atlas of the Living World
Boston Houghton Mifflin Company 1989 0395494818 / 9780395494813 Apparent First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 


220 pp., index, charts and further reading. Spine slightly slanted, ex-library w/ 2 small stamps. DJ in protective cover taped to boards. A bright, attractive copy.

A beautifully illustrated reference book of natural history/ecology of the living world. Each section begins with an introduction by David Attenborough. Sections include: "Global Patterns: The shape of the living world," "Habitat Patterns: The realms of nature," "Niche Patterns: Worlds within worlds," "Changing Patterns: The dynamics of living," "The Human Impact: Forces of the future," and "A Catalog of Life." Extensive charts and maps as well as stunning photographs.; Ex-Library; Folio - over 12" - 15" tall
003401 
Price: 13.95 USD

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Astrological Secrets for the New Millennium, Baum, Laurie A.
5 Baum, Laurie A. Astrological Secrets for the New Millennium
New York Gramercy Publishing Company 1997 0517206552 / 9780517206553 Reprint Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 


v-xiv, 396 pp., index. bottom corners bumped. DJ has tiny nick at top of spine. A bright, attractive copy.

"Like the moon tugging at the tides, celestial forces wield tremendous influence over daily life. These celestial forces are especially powerful now, when the world is embarking on a vibrant new age. You can harness these energies and turn them to your advantage - today, tomorrow, and beyond. This amazing book holds the key, and prepares you to take charge of your destiny. Here is information on what the new millennium has to offer each of the twelve sign of the Zodiac regarding love, health, friendship, finances, work, and much more."; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
004387 
Price: 9.50 USD

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The Coast of Coral, Clarke, Arthur C.
6 Clarke, Arthur C. The Coast of Coral
New York, NY Avon Camelot 1968 First Thus Mass Market Paperback Good+ 


Spine/covers slightly creased, corners bumped, minor edge wear/chipping, a little darkening. Dent in center of front cover that extends through the first 20 pages. Slight yellowing, otherwise a clean, tight copy. Includes 16 pages of photographs.

"World-famous science writer Arthur C. Clarke and photographer Mike Wilson spent two adventurous years exploring the Great Barrier Reef, the mightiest coral formation in the world. Illustrated with rare underwater photographs, here is man's first look into a region of mystery, of boundless beauty and danger, one of the last and most intriguing unexplored frontiers on our planet."; 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall
001821 
Price: 5.95 USD

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Vegetarian (Little Guides Ser.), Cole, Lynn (editor)
7 Cole, Lynn (editor) Vegetarian (Little Guides Ser.)
San Francisco, CA Weldon Owen, Incorporated 2000 1875137793 / 9781875137794 Fifth Printing Soft Cover Poor 


Corners slightly bumped, gift message written on half title. Spine has a crease down the center.

"Eating vegetarian food doesn't mean just cutting out meat. This invaluable guide will show you how to serve nutritionally balanced meals, improve your level of skill in the kitchen and make the whole process more fun. "; 32mo - over 4" - 5" tall
001879 
Price: 8.25 USD

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William E. Donoghue's Lifetime Financial Planner, Donoghue, William E.
8 Donoghue, William E. William E. Donoghue's Lifetime Financial Planner
New York, NY, USA Harper & Row 1987 0060156163 / 9780060156169 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Very Good dust jacket 


8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
000008 
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The Mansions of Limbo, Dunne, Dominick
9 Dunne, Dominick The Mansions of Limbo
Boston G K Hall & Co 1992 0816153701 / 9780816153701 Large Print Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 


Ex-library, minor edgewear/bumping. "The Production Review Committee of N.A.V.H. has found this book to meet its criteria for large type publications." A bright, attractive copy.

A collection of essays from the 1980's of the rich, famous and infamous.; Ex-Library; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
003414 
Price: 12.50 USD

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Essays:  English and American   (The Harvard Classics Volume #28), Eliot, Charles W., LLD
10 Eliot, Charles W., LLD Essays: English and American (The Harvard Classics Volume #28)
New York P. F. Collier & Son 1909 Reprint Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 


Brown cloth boards with gold lettering. Glossy frontispiece tipped in. A little worn at spine ends and corners, cracked at Introductory Note page.

"The most comprehensive and well-researched anthology of all time comprises both the 50-volume "5-foot shelf of books" and the 20-volume Shelf of Fiction. Together they cover every major literary figure, philosopher, religion, folklore and historical subject through the twentieth century." William Allan Nielson states: " The Five-Foot Shelf, with its introductions, notes, guides to reading, and exhaustive indexes, may claim to constitute a reading course unparalleled in comprehensiveness and authority."; 7" - 9" Tall
006010 
Price: 10.00 USD

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Prefaces and Prologues to Famous Books  (The Harvard Classics Volume #39), Eliot, Charles W., LLD, Editor
11 Eliot, Charles W., LLD, Editor Prefaces and Prologues to Famous Books (The Harvard Classics Volume #39)
New York P. F. Collier & Son 1910 Reprint Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 


Brown cloth boards with gold lettering. Glossy frontispiece tipped in. A little edgewear, light foxing along edge.

"The most comprehensive and well-researched anthology of all time comprises both the 50-volume "5-foot shelf of books" and the 20-volume Shelf of Fiction. Together they cover every major literary figure, philosopher, religion, folklore and historical subject through the twentieth century." William Allan Nielson states: " The Five-Foot Shelf, with its introductions, notes, guides to reading, and exhaustive indexes, may claim to constitute a reading course unparalleled in comprehensiveness and authority."; 7" - 9" Tall
006012 
Price: 10.00 USD

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Stick a Geranium in Your Hat and be Happy!, Johnson, Barbara
12 Johnson, Barbara Stick a Geranium in Your Hat and be Happy!
Dallas, Texas Word Publishing 1990 0849932017 / 9780849932014 Apparent First Edition Trade Paperback Very Good+ 


One corner slightly bumped. Inscribed by the author. A bright, attractive copy.

"Life isn't always what you want. . . but it's what you've got! If you need a fresh breath of joy in your life, this book is just the prescription for you. Barbara Johnson can help you look for 'life's little sparkles,' even in the midst of life's most crippling sorrows. Barbara has the wit of an Erma Bombeck, but she is a survivor of . . . devastating experiences that equip her with the credentials to help others work through their own pain." She is the founder of Spatula Ministries, a nonprofit organization designed to "peel parents off the ceiling with a spatula of love and begin them on the road to recovery."; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
002522 
Price: 9.00 USD

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The Soybean Cookbook - Adventures in Zestful Eating, Jones, Dorothea Van Gundy
13 Jones, Dorothea Van Gundy The Soybean Cookbook - Adventures in Zestful Eating
New York Arc books, Inc. 1970 Second Printing Mass Market Paperback Good 


Spine/covers somewhat creased, minor edge wear, covers scuffed and soiled. A couple pages in preface have stains, otherwise text appears clean and unmarked. xii + 240pp, appendix, menus, index.

"Almost as old as civilization itself, soybeans are today the newest and most exciting phenomenon in the field of nutrition. Here is a book which fills the urgent need for a comprehensive cookbook dealing with this versatile, high-protein, low-calorie food."; 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall
002152 
Price: 4.25 USD

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Mrs. Appleyard's Kitchen, Kent, Louise Andrews
14 Kent, Louise Andrews Mrs. Appleyard's Kitchen
Boston Houghton Mifflin Company 1942 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 


Jacket is a bit chipped, with some shelf wear and some darkening. Book is a bit shaken. Christmas gift inscrip. dated 1942.

"Many readers of 'Mrs. Appleyard's Year,' the author's bestseller of last fall, dwelt with mouthwatering enthusiasm on those passages of the book that dealt with food. It may truly be said that the new book has been written 'in response to popular demand!' Mrs. Appleyard's ideas about things to eat -- their selection, their preparation, and especially the proper mental and social attitudes toward them -- are set forth with the charm, the humor, the good sense and good taste that characterized the earlier record of that American matron.; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
000660 
Price: 18.95 USD

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Harvard Med: The Story Behind America's Premier Medical School and the Making of America's Doctors, Langone, John
15 Langone, John Harvard Med: The Story Behind America's Premier Medical School and the Making of America's Doctors
New York Crown Publishers 1995 0517593068 / 9780517593066 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 


Very minor edgewear. A bright, attractive copy.

"The great white marble quadrangle of buildings that comprise the physical heart of the Harvard School of Medicine is perfectly emblematic of a secular temple of medical science. But behind its gleaming facade, a richly complex human drama is played out year after year, little of which is seen by the world that regards Harvard Med as the greatest center of medical education and research in this country. John Langone, who has had a lifelong interest in and familial and journalistic ties to the school, has done a revealing, unauthorized (despite the remarkable access he was given) group portrait of those students, faculty, deans, and gadflies who make Harvard Med what it is."; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
003335 
Price: 9.95 USD

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One up on Wall Street : How to Use What You Already Know to Make Money in the Market, Lynch, Peter; Rothchild, John
16 Lynch, Peter; Rothchild, John One up on Wall Street : How to Use What You Already Know to Make Money in the Market
New York, NY Penguin 1990 0140127925 / 9780140127928 Trade Paperback Very Good 


Slight shelf wear, corners bumped.

"Peter Lynch knows how to make money. If you had invested $10,000 in the Fidelity Magellan Fund when Lynch became manager, ten years later you would have $ 190,000. How did Lynch create this incredible return? One Up on Wall Street lets you in on his secrets. . ."; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
000720 
Price: 5.95 USD

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I Promessi Sposi  (The Harvard Classics Volume #21), Manzoni, Alessandro (Edited by Charles W. Eliot)
17 Manzoni, Alessandro (Edited by Charles W. Eliot) I Promessi Sposi (The Harvard Classics Volume #21)
New York P. F. Collier & Son 1909 Reprint Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 


Brown cloth boards with gold lettering. Glossy frontispiece tipped in. A little edgewear, light spotting along edge.

"The most comprehensive and well-researched anthology of all time comprises both the 50-volume "5-foot shelf of books" and the 20-volume Shelf of Fiction. Together they cover every major literary figure, philosopher, religion, folklore and historical subject through the twentieth century." William Allan Nielson states: " The Five-Foot Shelf, with its introductions, notes, guides to reading, and exhaustive indexes, may claim to constitute a reading course unparalleled in comprehensiveness and authority."; 7" - 9" Tall
006011 
Price: 10.00 USD

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Around Court Square - Meditations and Observations, Martin, L. A.
18 Martin, L. A. Around Court Square - Meditations and Observations
1961 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good 


98 pp, Tan wraps, numerous b/w photos. Wraps creased slightly where they overlap the text block, spine darkened with a little chipping and top and base. A very nice copy.

A collection of meditations and observations, "random reflections gleaned from the lights and shadows of life." Samples of the author's meditations/observations include: "Life Begins at 70," "The Old Covered Bridge," "Why Court Square," "In a Country Churchyard: Musings from Old Spring Hill," and "Deep in the Heart of Old Virginia."; 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall
003143 
Price: 15.00 USD

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The Morris Method:  A Book of Cat Care, Martwich, Bob & Morris
19 Martwich, Bob & Morris The Morris Method: A Book of Cat Care
1980 Soft Cover Very Good 


Some edgewear, 1" crease on back cover. A bright, attractive copy.

Morris, the famous feline who did his "finicky routine" on TV over several years for the "9-Lives" commercials and his partner, Bob Martwich, tell all about the care and feeding of cats in a humorous and comprehensive style.; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
003080 
Price: 4.50 USD

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Literary and Philosophical Essays:  French, German and Italian  (The Harvard Classics Volume #32), Montaigne, Sainte Beuve, Renan, Etc. (Edited by Charles W. Eliot)
20 Montaigne, Sainte Beuve, Renan, Etc. (Edited by Charles W. Eliot) Literary and Philosophical Essays: French, German and Italian (The Harvard Classics Volume #32)
New York P. F. Collier & Son 1910 Reprint Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 


Brown cloth boards with gold lettering. Glossy frontispiece tipped in. A little edgewear,

"The most comprehensive and well-researched anthology of all time comprises both the 50-volume "5-foot shelf of books" and the 20-volume Shelf of Fiction. Together they cover every major literary figure, philosopher, religion, folklore and historical subject through the twentieth century." William Allan Nielson states: " The Five-Foot Shelf, with its introductions, notes, guides to reading, and exhaustive indexes, may claim to constitute a reading course unparalleled in comprehensiveness and authority."; 7" - 9" Tall
006016 
Price: 10.00 USD

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