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    Bikes and Riders by Wagenvoord, James

    NY: Avon, 1972. First Avon Edition. Illustrated with B&W photos by the author and B&W drawings and art reproductions. Pages clean, unmarked, binding tight. Covers clean, colors bright, spine edges, extremities, all with a little general wear. According to the New York Daily News: "The 'nowness,' the nostalgia, the whimsy of this exciting book will make you re-open its pages again and again, and whether or not you ride now, if you read, or even just like to look at pictures, you need this book." Contents: The Thing About Bicycles; The Founders; The Golden Years; The Military-Industrial Bike Rider Complex; The Racers; Notes on Equipment; Index. Media Mail and US Priority shipping include free delivery confirmation. . 1st Edition. Trade Paperback. Very Good. Illus. by Author et al. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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    Japanese Art IV, Colour Prints by Lemière, Alan

    Paris, France: Fernand Hazan, 1958. Illustrated with 15 color plates and some B&W drawings. Pages clean, unmarked, binding tight and square. Covers with a little edge wear, colors bright, mild moisture stains. One of The Petite Encyclopédie de l'Art series. Text in English. Also available at the time of this posting [all in near very good to near fine condition, 1958 - 1965] are the following: [Tudor Publishing] editions: Giacometti, Sculptures, De Chirico, Metaphysical Paintings; Kandinsky 2 Volumes; Chagall 2 volumes; Modern Painting 4 Volumes. Media Mail, US Priority and some International shipping include free tracking information.. Not Stated Appears to be First Edition. Trade Paperback. Very Good-. Illus. by Various Artists. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.


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    Missouri Farm Facts: 2000

    Department of Agriculture, 2000. Illustrated throughout with B&W photographs, graphs and charts. Textblock pages [92] clean, unmarked, binding tight and square. Covers clean, colors bright, minor edge wear, in library laminate, no spine reading creases. Usual ex-libri markings but nice, clean copy. Media Mail, Priority & some International shipping include free tracking information.. Trade Paperback. Very Good-. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Ex-Library.


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    l'ARCA PLUS 08 L'effimero The Ephemeral

    Milano, Italy: l'Arca Edizioni Spa, 1996. Illustrated throughout with color photographs, art and drawings. Text in English and Italian. Pages clean, unmarked, binding tight and square. Covers clean, colors bright, a little edge and general wear. Media Mail, Priority & some International shipping include free tracking information.. Trade Paperback. Very Good. Illus. by Various Photographers et al. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.


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    L'Anglais Tel Qu'on Le Parle et Quelques Anecdotes by Bernard, Tristan

    D. C. Heath and Co, 1939. Edited by Otto F. Bond. B&W frontispiece. Pages clean, unmarked, staple binding sound. Covers mostly clean, spine and extremities with a little wear. 25¢ and B-2 penned on cover. A few small bits missting at lower right corner of frontispiece. PO's address label at halftitle page. Book Seven of the Heath-Chicago French series. Includes Quelques Anecdotes. Introducing 218 new words and 44 idioms. Media Mail, Priority & some International shipping include free tracking information.. Soft Cover. Very Good-. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.


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    The History of English Poetry from the Eleventh to the Seventeenth Century by Warton, Thomas

    London: Alex. Murray and Son. Hardback. 1132pp. Written by the then poet laureate. A full reprint - text and notes - of the 1778 and 1781 edition. Hard to find either in the original or this nineteenth century reprint. Maroon cloth is faded to spine and rather rubbed to spine ends and points. A little foxed to first pages but the text is essentially clean and neat. Binding is sound. Good+, sound copy. . Hardcover. 1870.


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    WORKBENCH Magazine Nov - Dec 1967

    Kansas City, Mo: Modern Handcraft, Inc, 1967. Pages slightly browning along edges, but clean, unmarked, staple binding sound. Covers clean, colors bright, spine and extremities with minor wear, address label at front. Features articles on a No-Gear Clock, Step Planter Stand, Home Entertainment Center, Picture Frames Part II, Hexagon End Table and others. Also available Jan - Feb 1968, and Mar - Apr 1968 issues. Media Mail, Priority & some International shipping include free tracking information.. Soft Cover. Very Good-. Illus. by Various Artists. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Magazine/Periodical.


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    How to Write & Illustrate Children's Books : And Get Them Published by ed. Treld Pelkey Bicknell et al

    Macdonald (1st), 1988. F in DW. 25.5x20cm.,. well illus. in col & b & w.,


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    Roget's Thesaurus of Synonyms & Antonyms

    Miami, Florida: P.S.I. & Associates, Inc, 1988. Bundled with New Webster's Dictionary, ISBN 093826180-X, 1991, shrinkwrapped, as purchased. Thesaurus: 201 pages; Dictionary: 255 pages. Nice gift for a student. Media Mail, Priority & some International shipping include free tracking information.. Trade Paperback. New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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    Favorite Recipes by Emerson Electric Employees [compiled by]

    Leawood, Kansas: Circulation Service Illustrated throughout with color art reproductions at chapter headings and in-text B&W drawings. Pages [102 plus index] clean, unmarked, spiral binding sound. Covers mostly clean, colors bright, a little edge and general wear. 30 year celebration edition [1956 - 1986]. Media Mail, US Priority & some International Priority shipping include free tracking information.. Trade Paperback. Very Good-. Illus. by ard: Originals. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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    Let's Collect Scotch Whiskey by Daiches, David

    Norwich, England: Jarrold and Sons Ltd, 1981. Illustrated throughout with color photographs and drawings. Pages [unpaginated] clean, unmarked, staple binding sound. Covers clean, colors bright, minor edge wear. One of the Jarrold Collectors Series. Media Mail and US Priority shipping include free tracking information.. Not Stated Assumed First Edition. Trade Paperback. Very Good. Illus. by Various Artists. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.


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    NUCLEAR AMERICA: Military and Civilian Nuclear Power in the United States 1940 - 1980 by Clarfield, Gerard H. and William M. Wiecek

    NY: Harper & Row, 1984. Signed by one of the authors on fep: To Jack, Best Wishes, William M. Wiecek. Price clipped dj in new mylar, overall minimal edge wear, bottom spine edge w/two small chips. Pages clean, unmarked, binding tight and square, page edges w/just a hint of dust soiling. Navy blue boards, silver lettering on spine, blind stamped publisher logo on cover. The authors cover the development of the atom bomb, what Roosevelt, Churchill, Stalin and their advisers thought about its use, Truman's attitude of it being "just another piece of artillery"; the formation of the Atomic Energy Commission and the escalation of the arms race. Other chapters cover "atoms for peace", the policies of Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, Ford, and Carter, the arms limitations agreements and the history of arms negotiations. Media Mail, Priority & some International shipping include free tracking information.. Inscribed By Author. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good+/Very Good-.


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    Arkansas Review A Journal of Delta Studies by Hawkins, Ruth et al

    Jonesboro, Arkansas: Arkansas State University, 1999. Volume 30, July 1999, Number 2. Illustrated throughout with B&W art reproductions. Pages [95 - 172] clean, unmarked, staple binding sound. Covers mostly clean, colors bright, a little edge and general wear. This issue: Ernest Hemingway. Media Mail and US Priority shipping include free tracking information. Media Mail, US & International Priority shipping include free tracking information.. Trade Paperback. Very Good-. Illus. by Various Artists. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.


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    Glass: Material in the Service of Meaning by Glowen, Ron & Kim Levin

    Tacoma Art Museum, 1991. Illustrated throughout with color art reproductions. Pages [72] clean, unmarked, binding tight and square. Covers clean, colors bright, a little edge and general wear. Media Mail, US Priority & some International Priority shipping include free tracking information.. Not Stated Appears to be First Edition. Trade Paperback. Very Good. Illus. by Various Photographers. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.


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    STAYING CURRENT: A Proficiency Guide for Serious Pilots by Manningham, Dan

    NY: Ziff-Davis Publishing Co., 1980. If you fly with any regularity, what Dan Manningham and the editors of Business and Commercial Aviation Magazine have to say is what you need to know. Illustrated with many diagrams, charts and quick-reference graphs. NON price-clipped DJ [$16.95]. Media Mail, Priority & some International shipping include free tracking information.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Good.


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    War Machines: Land by Ransford, Simon [editor]

    Octopus Books, 1975. Illustrated throughout with color and B&W art reproductions. Pages [140 including index] clean, unmarked, binding tight, very slight lean to spine. Tan boards, gray decorations, white lettering, clean, a little shelf wear. DJ clean, colors bright, a little edge wear. Media Mail, US Priority & some International Priority shipping include free tracking information. . Not Stated Appears to be First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good-. Illus. by Various Artists. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.


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    1996 United States Volleyball Official Rules as Approved By USA Volleyball by Blue, Janet B. [editor]

    Lynn, MA: H. O. Zimman, Inc., 1995. Official Hand Signal Illustrations from the Spalding Book of Rules by Bing Broido as adapted by Tom Bluefor USA Volleyball. Pages [156] clean, unmarked, binding tight and square. Covers clean, colors bright, minimal edge wear. Subtitle: Rules of the Game as authorized by the International Volleyball Federation at the XIX Congress, Athens, Greece, 1994. Media Mail and US Priority shipping include free delivery confirmation. Media Mail, US Priority & some International Priority shipping include free tracking information.. Not Stated Assumed First Edition. Trade Paperback. Near Fine. Illus. by Wexler, Elmer. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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    Ireland by Robertson, Ian

    A & C Black, W. W. Norton, 1992. Illustrated throughout with B&W photographs and maps. Pages [401 including index plus 16 pages of color maps] clean, unmarked, binding tight and square. Covers clean, colors bright, a little edge and general wear, no spine creases. One of the Blue Guides. Originally published at 22.50 US dollars. Media Mail, US Priority & some International Priority shipping include free tracking information.. Trade Paperback. Very Good. Illus. by Various Artists. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Remainder.


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    ENR Directory of Design Firms Seventh Edition 1986-87

    NY: McGraw-Hill, 1986. Illustrated throughout with B&W art reproductions. Pages clean, unmarked, binding tight and square. Blue leatherette boards, bright gilt lettering, mostly clean [some staining] minor wear. Provides prospective buyers of architectural, engineering and other design services related to construction with information they need for the process of selecting a design firm. Media Mail and US Priority shipping include free tracking information.. Not Stated Assumed First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Various Artists. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.


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    THE OLD FARMER'S 1995 ALMANAC: Southern Edition by Thomas, Robert B

    Dublin, NH: Yankee Publishing, Inc, 1994. Illustrated throughout with B&W photographs and art. Pages clean, unmarked, binding tight and square. Covers clean, colors bright, a little edge wear, creases to spine. All new material special to 14 Southern states. Media Mail, Priority & some International shipping include free tracking information.. Trade Paperback. Very Good. Illus. by Various Artists. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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    Popular Mechanics Guide to Do-It-Yourself Materials by Nunn, Richard V

    New York, New York, U.S.A.: Hearst Books, 1982. Full number line at copyright page. Red leatherette boards, bright gilt lettering, some on black panels, clean, minor shelf wear at extremities, decorated endpapers. Pages [151 including index] clean, unmarked, binding tight and square. Media Mail, Priority & some International shipping include free tracking information.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine. Illus. by Various Artists. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.


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    THE NEW ENEMIES LIST Compiled By Readers of the American Spectator by O'Rourke, P. J. [commentary]

    Arlington, Va: The American Spectator, 1990. Illustrated with B&W drawings. Pages clean, unmarked, binding tight and square. Covers mostly clean, colors bright, spine and extremities with minor wear, some discoloration at edges, 2 small stains at back. The official American Spectator Enemies List in which a vigilant journalist's plea for a renewed red scare strikes a major chord with Americans of every patriotic stripe. Check to see if you've been denounced. Media Mail, Priority & some International shipping include free tracking information.. Stated First Edition. Trade Paperback. Very Good. Illus. by Unidentified. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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    CHINA TRAVEL Guangzhou and Foshan

    Guangzhou: Guangdong People's Publishing House, 1977. Illustrated throughout with color photographs and maps. Pages [113] clean, unmarked, binding tight and square. Covers [French flap wraps] clean, colors bright, minor wear. Media Mail and US Priority shipping include free tracking information.. Not Stated Assumed First Edition. Trade Paperback. Near Fine. Illus. by Various Photographers. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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    Cinderella: A Casebook by Dundes, Alan [editor]

    New York, New York, U.S.A.: Wildman Press, 1983. First Paperback Edition. Pages [311] clean, unmarked, binding tight and square. Covers clean, colors bright, a little edge and general wear, no spine creases, small area with discoloration at back. Devoted in its entirety to the elucidation of a single tale. Every major approach to the study of folktales is represented: comparative, myth-ritual, Freudian, Jungian. Structuralist contributions focus on one of the most widespread tales in the folk repertoire. PO's name at endpaper, and previous price at title page. Media Mail, US Priority & some International Priority shipping include free tracking information.. 1st Edition. Trade Paperback. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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    ABA Compendium of Professional Responsibility Rules and Standards 1999 Edition

    Center for Professional Responsibility, American Bar Association, 1999. Complete number line at copyright page. Covers clean, colors bright, some edge and handling wear, no reading creases at spine. Pages [526] clean, mostly unmarked, binding tight, slight lean to spine; up to page 113 the chapter titles are highlighted and there is some underlining in pencil. Media Mail, Priority & some International shipping include free tracking information.. First Edition First Printing. Trade Paperback. Very Good-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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