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A Book of Dolls

By: White, Gwen

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, MacMillan Company: 1956

Edition: Not Stated

Seller ID: 002377

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


108 pp, numerous illustrations including six full color, bibliography, museum list, list of materials for doll-making. Ex-library with stamps on title page and first illustration, front free end paper torn out. Pocket and Date due slip have been removed from back pastedown and end paper, leaving some remains. Spine a bit slanted, corners bumped, some edge wear and chipping esp to bottom corners and base and top of spine. A little rubbing, darkening to boards. Some darkening, primarily to edges, but text is unaffected. An attractive copy. An illustrated history of dolls stretching over the ... View more info

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A Primer of Social Statistics

By: Dornbusch, Sanford M. & Schmid, Calvin F.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill Book Company: 1955

Seller ID: 006097

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Spine somewhat slanted, minor edgewear, PO name inside, underlining on a few pages. A clean, bright copy.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Adventures in Reading, 26th Series - Reading for Pleasure

By: Hopkins, Mary Cutler

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, NC, University of North Carolina Press: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002425

Condition: Very Good


28pp, bibliography, additional readings. Red wraps, corners bumped, some edge wear and darkening, chipping along spine, staples rusted but pages not discolored. University of North Carolina Library Extension Publication, Vol. XVII No. 3, April 1952.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Adventures of the Greek Heroes

By: McLean, Mollie; Wilseman, Anne

Price: $5.75

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1961

Edition: Seventh Printing

Seller ID: 003341

ISBN: 0395137144

Condition: Very Good-


Spine slightly slanted, reading crease along spine, some edgewear, corners bumped/creased. A clean, unmarked copy. A pronouncing index is included. Tales of Greek heroes from mythology: Hercules, Perseus, Theseus, Orpheus, Meleager, and the Argonauts. Black & white illustrations by Witold T. Mars. Age Level: Grades 3-7; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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American Historical Documents 1000 - 1904 (The Harvard Classics Volume #43)

By: Eliot, Charles W., LLD, Editor

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, P. F. Collier & Son: 1956

Edition: Reprint Edition; Fiftieth Printing

Seller ID: 8759

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Brown cloth with gold lettering. Corners a bit chipped, minor chipping and edge wear. ; Frontispiece. Selected documents regarding great events in the history of the United States through 1904. "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 ... View more info

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Auction Methods Up-To-Date (Including the New Laws of 1920)

By: Work, Milton C.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, The John C. Winston Company: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006117

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


332 pp., red cloth boards with gold lettering (lettering on spine is rubbed). Spine somewhat slanted, some edgewear, corners a bit bumped. A well-preserved copy. A thorough discussion of the rules and methods of auction bridge, the successor to whist and the precursor to contract bridge. This edition incorporates the 1920 Laws of Auction Code promulgated by The Whist Club. The book is divided into five parts: (1) The Bidding, (2) The Play, (3) Tournament Hands, (4) The Laws of Auction, and (5) Glossary of Auction Terms.; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

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Audels Questions and Answers for Electricians Examinations for All Grades

By: Anderson, Edwin P.

Price: $8.95

Publisher: New York, Theo. Audel & Co.: 1950

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 004073

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


238 pp., 29 tables, 50 figures, mathematical formulae. Corners slightly bumped. A clean, attractive copy. A question and answer format for preparation for electricians' exams covering the National Electrical Code, Questions and Answers for License Tests, Ohm's Law with Applied Examples, and Hook-Ips for Motors, Lighting & Instruments.; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

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Bacon's "Midget" Map - Central and West London

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, G. W. Bacon and Company:

Edition: Not Stated

Seller ID: 002366

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Corners bumped, front board and spine sunned, a little soiling. Text part of the guide (including street index) starting to pull away from spine. Fold-out, color map in very good condition. No publication date listed, but it appears to date from between the world wars. Copyright K-2212 printed on map.; 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall View more info

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Building a Regional Image in the Triangle J Region of North Carolina

By: Triangle J Council of Governments

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Research Triangle Park, NC, Triangle J Council of Governments: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004367

Condition: Near Fine


47 pp., map, graphs, photographs, illustrations. A document of the planning body for the Research Triangle area of North Carolina (Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill and their surrounding areas). From the introduction: "This document is made up of two sections: The first section, 'Building a Regional Image,' discusses design and planning issues currently facing the entire region and makes recommendations for how to handle these issues in order to effectively build a positive regional image. The second section, 'A Visual Analysis of Communities in the Triangle J Region' which is divide... View more info

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Bulletin of the University of South Carolina No 44 - Notes of Lectures on the parts of Speech in English and the study of English Grammar

By: Joynes, Edward S.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Columbia, SC, R. l. Bryan Co.: 1916

Edition: 2nd Reprint

Seller ID: 002428

Condition: Fair


54pp. Tan wraps with the spine repaired with tape. some edge wear, some pages dog-eared, underlining and marginalia. Back cover separated from text block. 8 page pamphlet laid in that appears to be a sample exam. "The following are brief notes of lectures prepared and delivered at Washington College, Virginia (now Washington and Lee University), between 1866 and 1875. . . At the request of State Superintendent McMahan this abstract was first printed in 1899, for use of pupils in the Summer Normal School of South Carolina at Wimthrop College."; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Contemporary Poetry

By: Kelling, Lucile

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, NC, University of North Carolina Press: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003766

Condition: Good


88 pp, yellow wraps. Spine slightly slanted, sunning along spine/edges, some soiling/edgewear, back cover and last 4 pages creased/scuffed. Text is clear and unmarked. A discussion of American, British and Irish poets of the day, including an indepth study of "Pulitzer Prize" poets, women poets, and African-American poets. University of North Carolina Library Extension Publication, Vol. IV, No. 3, April 1938.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Cornell Conferences on Therapy [set] Vol. 1 - 7

By: Gold, Harry M.D. (Managing Editor)

Price: $90.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005453

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Seven volume set, published 1946, 1947, 1948, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1955. xix + 322, xx + 354, xx + 337, xxi + 342, xxi + 299, xxi + 287, xxiii + 263 pp. Orange cloth boards with black lettering, all volumes are first editions with no dust jackets. Spines a bit slanted, corners bumped, minor edge wear. Vol 1-3 have a tasteful book plate on the front end paper, all volumes have some browning but no markings, underlining, or notes to the text. Starting with Volume 4, each volume contains a liting of the contents of previous volumes. Heavy set. Overall, a nice collection of these medical conferences.... View more info

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Elizabethan Drama Volume II (The Harvard Classics Volume #47)

By: Eliot, Charles W. , Lld

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, P. F. Collier & Son: 1910

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 8764

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Some sunning, minor edge wear and chipping. ; Frontispiece. Second of two volumes of Elizabethan Drama, containing pages 445 - 899. "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 ... View more info

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Encyclopedia of Chemical Processing and Design: Vol. 56 Supercritical Fluid Technology: Theory and Application to Technology Forecasting

By: McKetta, John J. (Executive editor); Weismantel, Guy E. (Associate Editor)

Price: $145.00

Publisher: New York, Marcel Dekker Inc: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005216

ISBN: 0824726073

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


xvii + 508 pp., navy cloth with silver lettering. 30 articles on Supercritical Fluid Technology, numerous charges, figures, and diagrams, references and bibliographies following the articles. Corners bumped, slight edge wear. An attractive copy.; 9¾" - 12" Tall View more info

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English History Through Historical Novels

By: Bridgers, Emily

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, NC, University of North Carolina Press: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002424

Condition: Very Good+


50pp, references, additional reading, directory of publishers. Red wraps with a little darkening, corners bumped, staples rusted but paper is not discolored. University of North Carolina Library Extension Publication, Vol. XXII, No. 4. July 1957.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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English Poetry from Tennyson to Whitman (The Harvard Classics Volume #42)

By: Eliot, Charles W., LLD, Editor

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, P. F. Collier & Son: 1956

Edition: Reprint Edition; Fiftieth Printing

Seller ID: 8758

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Brown cloth with gold lettering. Corners a bit chipped, minor chipping and edge wear. ; Frontispiece, contains pages 959 - 1422 of the three volume English Poetry books. "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 exhausti... View more info

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Essays: English and American (The Harvard Classics Volume #28)

By: Eliot, Charles W., LLD

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, P. F. Collier & Son: 1909

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 006010

Condition: 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 clai... View more info

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First Reader for Antique Collectors

By: Drepperd, Carl W.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday & Company: 1947

Seller ID: 006157

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


274 pp., glossary and index, black and white illustrations. Boards a bit bowed, some edgewear and bumping, PO name inside. Text is clean and unmarked. A first handbook for the American antique collector covering everything from settles and settees to pressed glass and children's toys.; 7¾" - 9¾" Tall View more info

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Human Nutrition: Reprint of Part I of the Yearbook of Agriculture, 1939

By: Stanley, Louise; Booher, Leia; Coons, Callie Mae; Stiebeling, Hazel; Howe, Paul; Mitchell, Helen; Friedman, M. H.; Jones, D Breese; Sherman, Henry; Chatfield, Charlotte; Daniel, Esther; Goresline, Harry; Balls, A K; Kelly, Ernest; Farioletti, Marius et al

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office: 1940

Seller ID: 006067

Condition: Good


Brown paper wraps, pp. 97-402; 1075 - 1142 of the Yearbook of Agriculture 1939 -- Part I dealing with human nutrition (the other part dealt with animal nutrition) along with the liturature cited in that part, a number of tables, figures, and photos. Some creasing and edge wear to wraps, a little soiling, text is clean and unmarked. Twenty one articles on various aspects of human nutrition, including: From tradition to science; Food functions and the relation of food to health; Food habits, old and new; Can food habits be changed?; Food fads, facts, and fancies; The white rat as a con... View more info

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Illustrated History of the World: An Encyclopaedia of Events from Pre-Historic Times Up to the Present Day

By: Arundale, Rosemary and Mertz, Tony (translators)

Price: $13.75

Publisher: Manchester, Great Britain, Cliveden Press: 1969

Seller ID: 004841

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


219 pp. A history of the world extensively illustrated with color and black and white drawings, photographs, and reproductions. Pictorial cover with no jacket, apparently as issued. Some staining on top edge which has lightly affected a few pages. Text is just starting to darken but in very good shape. Contents: Prehistory; First Great Civilisations; Mediterranean World; Far East; Wars of the Antiquity; Roman Imperialism; Barbarous Invasions; New Empires; Awakening of Europe; The Renaissance; The World and Europe 1559-1600; The Great Century; The Years of Enlightenment; The End of the ... View more info