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Image for Nine Greek Dramas By Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides and Aristophanes (The Harvard Classics Volume #8)

Nine Greek Dramas By Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides and Aristophanes (The Harvard Classics Volume #8)

By: Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides and Aristophanes (Edited by Charles W. Eliot)

Price: $10.00

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

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 006008

Condition: 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 m... View more info

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British Folklore

By: Alexander, Marc

Price: $15.95

Publisher: New York, Crescent Books: 1982

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 004859

ISBN: 0517379376

Condition: 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... View more info

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The Atlas of the Living World

By: Attenborough, David; Whitfield, Philip; Moore, Peter D.; Cox, Barry

Price: $13.95

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1989

Edition: Apparent First Edition

Seller ID: 003401

ISBN: 0395494818

Condition: 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:... View more info

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Astrological Secrets for the New Millennium

By: Baum, Laurie A.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, Gramercy Publishing Company: 1997

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 004387

ISBN: 0517206552

Condition: 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 cha... View more info

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The Coast of Coral

By: Clarke, Arthur C.

Price: $5.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Avon Camelot: 1968

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 001821

Condition: 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 photog... View more info

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Vegetarian (Little Guides Ser.)

By: Cole, Lynn (editor)

Price: $8.25

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Weldon Owen, Incorporated: 2000

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 001879

ISBN: 1875137793

Condition: 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 View more info

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William E. Donoghue's Lifetime Financial Planner

By: Donoghue, William E.

Price: $5.50

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Harper & Row: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000008

ISBN: 0060156163

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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The Mansions of Limbo

By: Dunne, Dominick

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Boston, G K Hall & Co: 1992

Edition: Large Print Edition

Seller ID: 003414

ISBN: 0816153701

Condition: 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 7¾" - 9¾" tall 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 N... View more info

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Prefaces and Prologues to Famous Books (The Harvard Classics Volume #39)

By: Eliot, Charles W., LLD, Editor

Price: $10.00

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

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 006012

Condition: 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-... View more info

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Stick a Geranium in Your Hat and be Happy!

By: Johnson, Barbara

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Dallas, Texas, Word Publishing: 1990

Edition: Apparent First Edition

Seller ID: 002522

ISBN: 0849932017

Condition: 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 ... View more info

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The Soybean Cookbook - Adventures in Zestful Eating

By: Jones, Dorothea Van Gundy

Price: $4.25

Publisher: New York, Arc books, Inc.: 1970

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 002152

Condition: 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 - ov... View more info

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Mrs. Appleyard's Kitchen

By: Kent, Louise Andrews

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000660

Condition: 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... View more info

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Harvard Med: The Story Behind America's Premier Medical School and the Making of America's Doctors

By: Langone, John

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003335

ISBN: 0517593068

Condition: 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 La... View more info

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One up on Wall Street : How to Use What You Already Know to Make Money in the Market

By: Lynch, Peter; Rothchild, John

Price: $5.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Penguin: 1990

Seller ID: 000720

ISBN: 0140127925

Condition: 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 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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I Promessi Sposi (The Harvard Classics Volume #21)

By: Manzoni, Alessandro (Edited by Charles W. Eliot)

Price: $10.00

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

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 006011

Condition: 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 Fiv... View more info

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Around Court Square - Meditations and Observations

By: Martin, L. A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003143

Condition: 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:... View more info

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The Morris Method: A Book of Cat Care

By: Martwich, Bob & Morris

Price: $4.50

Publisher: 1980

Seller ID: 003080

Condition: 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 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Literary and Philosophical Essays: French, German and Italian (The Harvard Classics Volume #32)

By: Montaigne, Sainte Beuve, Renan, Etc. (Edited by Charles W. Eliot)

Price: $10.00

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

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 006016

Condition: 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 intr... View more info

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How to Buy the Right House at the Right Price

By: Murray, Robert W. Jr

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York, Collier Books: 1976

Edition: Tenth Printing

Seller ID: 000028

Condition: Very Good


Cover shows some shelf wear, Spine is cracked. Pages in very good condition and fairly tight.; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info