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TRADERS' TALES : A Chronicle of Wall Street Myths, Legends, and Outright Lies
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TRADERS' TALES : A Chronicle of Wall Street Myths, Legends, and Outright Lies

By Insana, Ron

New York, NY: John Wiley & Sons, 1997. BRAND NEW & Collectible. First Printing. Collection of tales Wall Street insiders deem worthy of perpetuation. Not all attractive; for instance, the one recounting one day's volatile activity of Sea World stocks (page 95). Good to remember the book only records "myths, legends, and outright lies", and insiders and outsiders may laugh together.. First Paperback Edition, First Printing. Paperback. New/None As Issued.

$18.50

THE HOME OFFICE BOOK
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THE HOME OFFICE BOOK

By Paul, Donna; (Bo Niles, Editor)

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Artisan, 1996. Stated First Printing. Text/BRAND NEW. Embossed dark blue linen boards/Fine. DJ/NF. Guide and suggestions for decorating offices. Especially pertinent with the rise of serious, dedicated home offices. Pointers and reminders for making the workplace beyond function to be pleasant as well. Text, supported by some 300 color photos, is a fine resource for planning offices for business or home.. First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. New/Near Fine. Illus. by Grey Crawford (Photographer).

$64.50

BIRDS THAT HUNT AND ARE HUNTED : Life Histories of One Hundred and Seventy Birds of Prey, Game Birds and Water-Fowls

By Blanchan, Neltje; Introduction By G.O. Shields (Coquina)

New York, NY: Doubleday, Page & Co, 1908. 1908 Publication. Text/VG w/sporadic page discoloration, Green linen boards/VG w/light rubs to corner tips & some color loss to white lettering. DJ/None. Frontispiece: Passenger Pigeon/Half life-size color plate. Weak front & rear hinges; distracting child's pencilling to blank pages lightly erased. First published 1898; first copyright for Color Plates, 1900. This 1908 Edition carries 48 color plates & 16 half-tone plates. Written by an early ecologist, naturalist, avowed bird lover, and one well acquainted with the contributions of Audubon.G.O. Shields, author of the Introduction, was president of the League of American Sportsmen and repelled by ruthless slaughter. Text in 4 parts: I, Water Birds; II, Wading Birds; III, Gallinaceous Game Birds; and, IV, Birds of Prey. Strong copy of a book nearing its centennial.. 1908. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by A.W. Mumford (Colored Plates).

$38.50

OIYEAU

By Marron, John

Highland Oark, NJ: Dragon Cloud Books; As Is/So & So Books, 1987. Text/BRAND NEW. Illustrated soft cover (White and Black, Martha Alf, 1974)/NF w/light rubs to leading edges. Anthology/collection/grouping/gathering of oems/sounds/music/thoughts/designs. Marron writes: "The maps & menus you find here are old & new/They range out from mountain haiku/mined ancient notebook nuggets/& hardy marginalia." And so, there is "snArl" that roars and stands compact and tight; tender green "alfalfalfalfalfalfalfa" fields stretching endlessly; and, "jack daniels & wang wei/reading early kerouac" that toasts and elevates greats of East and West while using lower caps for total reduction. A small rich volume.. First Thus. Soft Cover. Near Fine/None As Issued.

$22.50

SOCIAL ACTION : China, Communism and Christianity (Vol XV, Number 6, June 15, 1949)

By Underwood, Kenneth (Editor); & Evans, Jennie (Managing Editor)

New York, NY: Council for Social Action, 1949. Text/Near New. Illustrated soft cover/VG with closed tears to upper/lower spine edges. Monthly periodical published by the Council for Social Action of the Congregational Christian Churches and by the Commission on Christian Social Action of the Evangelical and Reformed Church. An analysis of the contemporary social/political scene in 1949 China at the onset of Communist take over. The 6 essays are: China, Communism and Christianity (Kenneth Underwood); Christian Interest and the Communist State in China (M. Searle Bates); Chinese Communist Ideology and the Christian Faith (Charles C. West); The Christian Response to Revolutionary Change in China (Rowland M. Cross); Washington Report (Thomas B. Keehn); and, On To Action (Ray Gibbons).. Paperback/Stapled. Very Good/None As Issued.

$24.50

CLASSIC AMERICAN COOKING

By Foster, Pearl Byrd

New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, 1983. Text/BRAND NEW. Illustrated bi-color boards/Fine. DJ/NF; light edge wear w/short closed tears. Some 250 recipes & special menus from Pear Byrd Foster whose acclaimed restaurant, Mr. & Mrs. Foster's Place, is in New York City. The recipes are distinctly American with an innovative flair. Fine copy.. First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by Susan Gaber (Illustrator).

$22.50

ALL-TIME FAVORITE BEEF RECIPES (Better Homes & Gardens)
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ALL-TIME FAVORITE BEEF RECIPES (Better Homes & Gardens)

By Better Homes & Gardens' Editorial Staff

Des Moines, IA: Meredith Corp, 1977. Text/BRAND NEW. Illustrated boards/NF w/trace rubs to corner tips. Beef cookery from formal sit-down fare to outdoor barbecues. Tested recipes augmented with color photos. Text in 4 sectors: 1, Roasts to Remember; 2, Steaks for All Occasions; 3, Always-Popular Ground Beef; and 4, More-for-Your-Money Beef. Fine copy.. First Edition, 3rd Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/None As Issued.

$12.50

CA NE VA PAS, CHARLIE BROWN (You Need Help, Charlie Brown)
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CA NE VA PAS, CHARLIE BROWN (You Need Help, Charlie Brown)

By Schulz, Charles M.; (Translated from the English to French)

New York, NY: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1970. FRENCH LANGUAGE TEXT. Text/BRAND NEW. Illustrated soft cover/NF w/light wear to leading edges. French translation of You Need Help, Charlie Brown.. Reprint. Paperback/Stapled. Near Fine/None As Issued. Illus. by Charles M. Schulz (Author-Illustrator).

$14.50

TU ES DANS LE VENT, CHARLIE BROWN (Your're Something Else, Charlie Brown)

By Schulz, Charles M.; (Translated from the English to French)

New York, NY: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1972. FRENCH LANGUAGE TEXT. Text/BRAND NEW. Illustrated soft cover/VG; Strong & sound w/light rubs to surfaces & leading edges, and small loss to upper front edge by spine. PO name on front cover verso. French translation of You're Something Else, Charlie Brown. Strong copy.. First Thus. Paperback/Stapled. Very Good/None As Issued. Illus. by Charles M. Schulz (Author-Illustrator).

$14.50

HAIR, THE AMERICAN TRIBAL LOVE-ROCK MUSICAL : Vocal Selections, Songs, Action Photos, Biography

By Gerome Ragni & James Rado (Book and Lyrics); Galt MacDermot (Music)

New York, NY: United Artists Music Co, 1968. Text/As New. Illustrated soft cover/VG; Strong & sound w/sticker remanent & light soiling to rear. The 12 songs are: Acquarius, Donna, Ain't Got No, Air, I Got Life, Hair, Easy to Be Hard. Frank Mills, Where Do I Go?, What A Piece of Work Is Man, Good Morning Starshine, and The Flesh Failures (Let the Sunshine In).. First Thus. Paperback. Very Good/None as Issued. Illus. by Dagmar (Photos).

$18.50