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SCOTT'S STANDARD POSTAGE STAMP CATALOGUE (The Encyclopedia of Philately) : Thumb Indexed, 1942, 98rh Edition

By Clark, Hugh M; Clark, Thresa M.

New York, NY: Scott Publications, 1941. Text/AS NEW. Salmon linen boards, thumb-indexed/VG; sound with marked, black discoloration to spine, upper back edge & upper text block. DJ/None (as Issued). PO stamp to front cover verso & front endpaper. LAID IN: March 1951, 12-page price list of American Regular & Airmail Issues fro Joseph M. Cannella of Jersey City, NJ, w/payment instructions. Dictionary of postage stamps for the entire world; this is the annual update of 1942. 1613 pgs. Encyclopefic catalogue of adhesive postal stamps. Information for collectors precedes text. Hefty compendium. . First Edition, First Thus. Hard Cover/Indexed. Very Good/None (as Issued). Vintage/1942 Issue.

$56.50

CREATIVITY IN THE LATER YEARS : An Annotated Bibliography (Garland Reference Library of Social Science, Vol 552)

By Mcleish, John A.B.

New York, NY: Garland Publishing, 1992. Text/Marginalia & folded corner to pg 103, else Bright, Clean, AS NEW. Psychology of learning. Bibliography of books and essays from scholarly journals, popular magazines, personal journals, tapes & films pertaining to accomplishments in late mid-life and the later years. Reference and resource to admirable, continuing accomplishments. 149 pgs. . First Edition, First Thus. Hard Cover. NEAR FINE/No Jacket.

$28.50

INDEX TO THE HARVARD JOURNAL OF ASIATIC STUDIES : Volum 1 (1936) - Volume 20 (1957) :Harvard-Yenching Institute, 1962

By Bishop, John L. (Editor)

Cambridge, MA: Harvard Univ Press, 1962. Text/NEW. Softcover/VG; sound with shelfwear & faint discoloration. CAVEAT: Light humidity to lower front corner with faint echoes of wrinkling to lower corner of text. 91 pgs. Sinology. Convenien iIndex to articles published in Volumes 1 (1936) through Volume 20 (1957) published in the Harvard Journal of Asiatic Studies arranged alphabetically by author, title and topic.. First Edition, First Thus. Soft Cover. Very Good/None as Issued. Academic Journal.

$95.50

SOURCE MATERIALS ON THE FANG LA REBELLION : Offprint from Harvard Journal of Asiatic Studies, Vol 26, 1965-1966

By Kao, Yu-kung

Cambridge, MA: Harvard-Yenching Institute, 1966. BRAND NEW COPY. Offprint. Bibliography of primary sources. Companion article, or supplement to, The Fang La (died 1121) Rebellion of the Northern Sung period, doctorate thesis of Kao Yu-kung (1929 - 2016), published in the Harvard Journal of Asiatic Studies, Volume 24 of 1962 - 1963. It was not a dynastic-changing revolt but a popular uprising against officialdom corruption and high taxations. Excellent resource for students of the novel Shui-hu-chuan (Water Margin, Men of the Marshes, or, All Men are Brothers) --- a revolt of 108 heroes led by Sung Chiang (fl. 1117-21). 240 pgs.. Offprint. Soft Cover. NEW/None as Issued. Offprint.

$36.50

AN ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY OF SELECTED CHINESE REFERENCE WORKS : Revised Edition : Harvard-Yenching Institute Studies, Vol II

By Teng, Ssu-yu; Biggerstaff, Knight

Cambridge, MA: Harvard Univ Press, 1950. Text/Near New & showing faint margin discoloration. Softcover/VG; sound w/faint creasings to spine, light edge rubs, and discoloration & light soiling to surface. Bibliography to major Chinese reference work for sinologists. First compiled 1936 at Yenching Univ (now Yanjing Academy of Peking Univ); interruption of war prevented further printings until this Revised Edition of 1950. 326 pgs in 8 parts: I, Bibliographies; II, Encyclopedias; III, Dictionaries; IV, Geographical Works; V, Biographical Works; VI, Tables; VII, Year-Books; and VIII, Sinological Indexes. Strong copy despite flaws.. First Edition, First Thus. Soft Cover/Stitched. NEAR FINE/None as Issued. Academic Journal.

$64.50

THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY LITERATURE COMPANION
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THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY LITERATURE COMPANION

By Skillion, Anne (Editor)

New York, NY: Free Press/Simon & Schuster, 2001. Text/BRAND NEW & Bright. Gilt embossed, black linen boards/Fine. DJ/VG w,nips, chips, faint creasings & short closed tears to edges. First Edition, First Printing. One-volume, reference & resource to major works of world literature with emphasis on those written in the English language. 772 pgs. Text in 3 parts: Part I, Creators; II, Works of Literature; and III, Literary Facts & Resources.. First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. NEW/Very Good. First Edition, First Printing.

$26.50

THE BEDFORD BIBLIOGRAPHY FOR TEACHERS OF WRITING: 4th Edition
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THE BEDFORD BIBLIOGRAPHY FOR TEACHERS OF WRITING: 4th Edition

By Bizzell, Patricia; Herzberg, Bruce

Boston, MA: Bedford Books of St Martin's Press, 1996. BRAND NEW COPY w/trace shelfwear. Reference & resource. Studies in the discipline of composition. First published 1984. In this 4th Edition of 1966, the 455 entries, with annotations & thesis summaries, are listed in 5 parts preceded by a Brief History of Rhetoric & Composition: Part I, Resources; II, History & Theory; III, Composing Processes; IV, Curriculum Development; and V, Writing Programs.. 4th Edition, First Printing. Soft Cover. NEW/None as Issued.

$12.50

HEINE-BIBLIOGRAPHIE 1954-1964

By Seifert, Siegfried

Berlin und Weimar: Aufbau-Verlag, 1968. EX-LIB/UNCIRCULATED COPY. No loan pocket. Text/NEW w/light discoloration to endpapers. Linen boards/VG; showing faint discoloration. "Die vorliegende "Heine-Bibliographie 1954-1964" ist die Fortfuhrung der von Gottfried Wilhelm unter Mitarbeit von Eberhard Galley bearbeiteten "Heine-Bibliographie 1817-1953" . Ausgangpunkt fur Zielstellung und Charakter auch dieses Bandes waren die von Helmut Holtzhauer de "Heine-Bibliographie 1817-1953" vorangrstellten algemeinen Uberlegungen, die nach wie vor volle Gultigkei beanspruchen konnen." [Vorwort, 1965] 395 (+ XIV) pages, with Berichtigungen zur Heine-Bibliographie 1817-1953, and 3 Anhang. German Language Text.. 1. Auflage. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. German Language Hardcover.

$26.50

THE STANDARD DIRECTORY OF NEWSLETTERS

By Brooks, Rose Marie; Clark, Melissa; et al.

New York: Oxbridge Publishing, 1972. EX/LIB UNCIRCULATED Copy; no loan pocket. Text/BRAND NEW & Bright. Green linen boards/NF. DJ/None. Communications. Fascinating historyprecedes and bibliography of leading newsletters in the 1970s, we now take for granted. . Dating from the 1600s, today's "Newletters".have evolved to an online marketing method of sending informational and product-focused content. This publication, founded by Gale Research in 1966, dates to 1972. and sold to the current publisher in 1968. 210 pgs. The categories listed in this volume reflect the concerns of that decade -- Biophysics, Ecology, High School Underground, Science Fiction, and Unidentified Flying Objects -- as well as more traditional interests.. First Edition, First Thus. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Vintage/Reference/Resource.

$18.95

MARRIAGES EN AFRIQUE SUB SAHARIENNE; MARRIAGES IN SUB SAHARAN AFRICA: Bibliographie internationale 1945-1975; International Bibliography 1945-1975 : (ISSN 0079-9300

By Pigault, Gerard; & Rwegera, Damien

Strasbourg: Universite des Sciences Humaines -- CERDIC-Publications, 1975. EX-LIB/UNCIRCULATED Copy; no loan pocket; French/English language. Softcover/NF. Reference/Resource. RIC Supplement 23-26; ISSN 0079-9300. Bibliography to documentation on marriage in Black Africa. 211 pgs in 3 parts: I, Releves Bibliographiques et Films/Bibliographical Reference; II, Index Etabli par Ordinateur/Index by Computer; and III, Documentation/Documentation.. First Edition, First Thus. Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. Bibliography/French/English.

$38.50

ASTORIA, or, ANECDOTES OF AN ENTERPRISE BEYOND THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS (Volume I, Tacoma Edition)

By Irving, Washington

New York, NY: G.P. Putnam's, 1897. Volume 1 only of a 2-vol set. Text/BRAND NEW (w/ 36 un-cut pages!) and Bright. Red cloth boards, gilt embossed w/motifs of feathers & arrowheads/NF w/rubs to corner tips and showing faint discoloration to backstrap. DJ/None. Upper text edge in gilt. PO name to fEP. First published 1836; this is the Tacoma Edition of 1897 w/tissue guard to illustrations. First 30 chapters of an account of the fur trading empire of German-American business magnate and patron of arts, first prominent member of the Astor family and one of the first multi-millionaires in America, John Jacob Astor John Jacob Astor (1763 - 1848). His fur-trading empire expanded from the Great Lakes region and Canada to the American West and Pacific coast. This historical narrative by Washington Irving (1783 - 1859), with assistance from his nephew, Pierre M. Irving, was written at the request of Astor who grieved "that the true nature and extent of his enterprise and its national character and importance had never been understood", and made available company journals and letters. Perfect timing and meeting of minds ... Irving was interested in the subject and had just undertaken an adventurous trip to the Western Frontier (described in "A Tour on the Prairies" published as a part of The Crayon Miscelland, 1835).. Tacoma Edition, First Thus. Hard Cover. NEAR FINE/No Jacket. Tacoma Edition, First Thus.

$64.50

THE 50+ BEST BOOKS ON TEXAS
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THE 50+ BEST BOOKS ON TEXAS

By Greene, A.C.

Denton, TX: Univ of North Texas Press, 1998. BRAND NEW & Collectible. A new selective list of recommended books for those who would know more about Texas. Sixteen year earlier (1982), native son of Texas, historian, journalist and author A.C. Greene (1923 -) compiled a like list under the similar title: The 50 Best Books on Texas. This book (The 50+ Best Books...) is essentially an updated edition of the first, but, in the words of Greene, "more than a successor" --- many books from the earlier book are included with updated entries. Given that "Texas writing is changing", the deleted titles are those that are "dated".. First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. Collectible - New/New. First Edition, First Printing.

$36.50

HOPI BIBLIOGRAPHY : Comprehensive and Annotated

By Laird, W. David

Tucson, AZ: Univ of Arizona Press, 1977. Author signed w/gift dedication. Text/Bright, clean & strong; showing shelf wear. Illustrated soft cover/VG; strong & sound w/light edge wear, faint creasings to front cover & corners, and discoloration to upper front edge. PO name to front cover verso obscured by blank label; erasure scar to first title page. Anotated bibliography of some 3000 items. Reference/resource.. Signed by Author/Gift Dedication. First Edition, First Thus. Soft Cover. Very Good/None as Issued.

$22.50

ECOPHILOSOPHY : A Field Guide to the Literature

By Davis, Donald Edward

San Pedro, CA: R & E Miles, 1989. Text/BRAND NEW. Illustrated gray soft cover/NF w/trace bend to upper front corner & trace soil spot. Reference/resource. Bibliography related to the broad spectrum of ecophilosphy, or ecological thought. The guide itself is arranged alphabetically by author (commencing with Edward Abbey, The Monkey Wrench Gang and One Life at a Time Please), and is followed by appendices to periodicals and professional organizations. Fine resource.. First Edition, First Printing. Soft Cover. Near Fine/None as Issued.

$16.50

SAMUEL FRENCH'S BASIC CATALOG OF PLAYS : 1971

By Samuel French, Inc

New York, NY: Samuel French, 1971. 1971 Catalog. Text/BRAND NEW, showing faint margin discoloration. Illustrated blue soft cover/NF w/light edge & surface rubs.This basic catalog includes all plays published or otherwise acquired up to September, 1970.. 1971 Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine/None as Issued.

$12.50

CATALOG OF HISTORIC PRESERVATION PUBLICATIONS : Guidance on the Treatment of Historic Properties

By Weeks, Kay D. (Compiler)

Washington, D.C.: US Dept of the Interior/National Park Service/Preservation Assistance Division, 1995. Text/BRAND NEW w/trace moisture wrinkling to upper corner by spine. Illustrated soft cover/NF. 1995 catalog of some 100 books, leaflets, videotapes, and data bases of National Park Service publications addressing preservation and maintenace of historic buildings and landscapes. Convenient resource.. 1995. Paperback/Stapled. Very Good/None as Issued.

$17.50

PRINTING : HISTORY, FORMS AND USE: A Catalogue in 3 Parts; PART THREE: USED (Collection Formed by Jackson Burke)
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PRINTING : HISTORY, FORMS AND USE: A Catalogue in 3 Parts; PART THREE: USED (Collection Formed by Jackson Burke)

By Bliss, Anthony S.

Los Angeles: Dawson's Book Shop, 1975. BRAND NEW COPY. Volume 3 of a series of 3. The 479 items in catalogue 436, numbered 880 to 1358, are grouped into the categories Printer's Manuals (USA, Great Britain, France, Germany, Other Countries); 1, Processes of Printing & Illustration; 2, Design; Paper; 3, Bookbinding; Printing Presses; 4, Ink: History & Specimens; and 5, Press Books & Examples of Printing. 130 pages, with Reference Works Cited in Catalogue, and Index (for all three Parts).. Part III :USE, 1975. Soft Cover. New/None as Issued. Part III.

$10.50