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DISCOVERING GUAM : A Guide to Its Towns, Trails and Tenants

By Janice J. Beaty (Author & Photographer)

Tokyo, Japan: Faith Book Store, 1967. Text/BRAND NEW & Bright. Blue linen boards/Fine. DJ/Fine. Introduction to Guam & a 1960s' guide to historic sites. LAID-IN: Free floating b/w photo reproduction of front cover photo w/map. A 210 square-mile Pacific Ocean, the island of Guam is the western most territory of the US. Janice J. Beaty authored the textbook, "Guam Today And Yesterday", for the Gov't of Guam. First settled by the Chamorro some 4,000 years ago, the island has a most complex history. Discovered by Ferdinand Magellan (in service to Spain) in 1521. Colonized by Spain; ceded 1898 to the US following following the Spanish-American War & immediately established as a military base; occupied by Japan in World War II; strategic base in both the Korean and Vietnam wars; temporary host to 100,000 Vietnamese refugees in 1975, and 6,600 Kurdish refugees in 1996; and, in 2017 North Korea announced capabilities to launch missiles into its waters. 142 pgs in 11 chapters.. First Edition, 2nd Printing. Hardcover. NEW/New. Illus. by Janice J. Beaty (Author-Photographer); Beverly Outcalt (Illustrator). Vintage/History.

$38.50

WONDERFUL WAYS TO PREPARE SOUPS
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WONDERFUL WAYS TO PREPARE SOUPS

By Jo Ann Shirley

New York, NY: Playmore Inc/Waldman & Son, 1978. NEW, Vintage Copy, showing light margin discoloration & trace shelfwear to illustrated softcover. Vintage cookery dedicated to soups. 96 pgs. Commences w/a hearty Beef, Chicken & Vegetable Soups, and concludes w/a light Yogurt Soup calling for plain yogurt, beef stock and a sprinkle of mint.. First Edition. Soft Cover. NEW/None as Issued. Vintage/Cookbook.

$22.50

BUILDING HAPPY MEMORIES & FAMILY TRADITIONS
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BUILDING HAPPY MEMORIES & FAMILY TRADITIONS

By Verna Birkey; Jeanette Turnquis (Compilers)

Old Tappan, NJ: Fleming H. Revell Co, 1980. EX-CHURCH LIBRARY; Uncirculated; No loan pocket. Text/BRAND NEW, showing faint margin discoloration. Orange boards/Fine. DJ/Fine w/faint creasing to inner back flap. Rich collection of ideas, big & small, of activities destined to become treasured memories of the future and traditions honoring the past. Scripture quotations from the King James Version of the Bible. 122 pgs, 15 chapters in 5 parts: Part 1, How We Celebrated Special Days; 2, How We Shared Happy Time of Family Togetherness; 3, How My Parents Mad God an Important Part of Our Home; 4, How We Made Each Other Feel Special; and 5, How We Preserved Our Memories.. First Edition, First Thus. Hardcover. Very Good/Fine.

$12.50

THE HAPPY LION ROARS

By Louise Fatio

New York, NY: Whittlesey House/McGraw-Hill, 1957. EX LIBRARY. Text/Near New & Clean. Illustrated yellow linen boards/VG; sound w/rubs to corner tips & light surface wear. DJ/None. Third in Swiss-American author of children's books Louise Fatio Duvoisin's (1904 - 1993) award winning The Happy Lion series, illustrated by her husband Roger Duvoisin (also Swiss-born). In this 32 page episode, we are surprised how ferocious a roar our hero delivers when attempts were made to remove his Beautiful Lioness companion. Surely, to be a Happy Lion is to know contentment and not be threatened.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Roger Duvoisin (Illustrator). First Edition.

$14.50

TRULY WILDE: The Unsettling Story Of Dolly Wilde, Oscar's Unusual Niece
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TRULY WILDE: The Unsettling Story Of Dolly Wilde, Oscar's Unusual Niece

By Schenkar, Joan

New York, NY: Basic Books/Perseus, 2000. BRAND NEW COPY w/Remainder Mark to lower tect bloack. First American Edition. Biography of vibrant, Anglo-Irish socialite, celebrated for charrm, wit & humour Dolly Wilde (born, Dorothy Ierne Wilde, 1895 - 1941), ambulance driver in World War I, and, neice of Irish playwright, novelist, essayist, and poet Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900). . First American Edition, First Thus. Hard Cover. NEAR FINE/New.

$22.50

SUNSET VEGETABLE COOK BOOK : 2nd Editon

By Clark, David (Editor); & the Editorial Staff of Sunset Books & Sunset Magazine

Menlo Park, CA: Lane Books, 1983. Text/BRAND NEW & Bright. 2nd Edition, First Printing. Illustrated softcover/NF w/trace edge & surface weare. Dedicated cookery of vegetables. Suggestions for preparing old favorites and help in discovering new ones. 96 pgs w/color photos & line drawing. Volume treats some 50 varieties in all for use in: 1, Appetizers & First Courses; 2, Soups; 3, Salads; 4, Entrees; 5, Side Dishes; and 6, Breads & Desserts.. 2nd Edition, First Printing. Soft Cover. NEAR FINE/None as Issued. Illus. by Darrow M. Watt & Nikolay Zurek (Photographers); Jacqueline Osborn (Illustrator). 2nd Edition, First Printing.

$18.50

THERE'S A PUPPY IN THE HOUSE : Surviving the First Five Months
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THERE'S A PUPPY IN THE HOUSE : Surviving the First Five Months

By Mike Wombacher

Mike Wombacher, 2004. BRAND NEW Copy w/folded corner to pg 211. Superb, comprehensive guide to raising your puppy through the first 5 months. A uniqued day-by-day, week-by-week time line, augmented by some 150 photos & 40 illustrations. Author Mike Wombacher, trainer of dogs, and human dog trainers, adrresses housebreaking as well as laying the foudation for good home manners, socializing, obedience training, and more, with excercises. A user-friendly and puppy-friendly functional and pragmatice guide in which both you and your puppy know joy. 226 pages.. First Edition, First Thus. Soft Cover. NEAR FINE/None as Issued. Illus. by Rose Guilbert (Photographer); Bruce Henderson (Illustrator).

$22.50

BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS : COOKING FOR TWO : Menus & Recipes for Every Occasion

By Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen

New York, NY: Meredith Corporation, 1968. Text/BRAND NEW. Illustrated boards/NF; w/light edge & surface wear. COVER ART: Ham-broccoli rolls)/Fine. DJ/None as Issued. Cooking for two --- or double, triple when more are present. 96 pgs of kitchen tested recipies w/color photos for the daily board & special occasions. Contents in 5 sections: I, Remembered Recipes - Tailored for Two; II, Shop & Serve Specials; III, Meals to Double-Up and Divide; IV, Easy on the Budget Main Dishes; and V, The ABCs of Cooking for Two.. First Edition, 2nd Printing of 1968. Hard Cover. NEAR FINE/None as Issued.

$18.50

THE WISDOM OF CONFUCIUS

By Lin Yutang (Editor, Translator & Annotator)

New York, NY: Random House/The Modern Library, 1938. Text/NEW & Bright. Red linen gilt embossed boards/VG/sound w/discoloration to upper front & trace soiling to back. DJ/None. Dyed upper text block w/trace soiling (water drops?) Scholarly presentation of Chinese of pre-Han classic Confucian socio-political thought from Lin Yutang (1895 - 1976), known for My Country & My People published in 1935, and the Gay Genius, 1947, biography of poet Su Tungpo. 290 pgs in 11 chapters: I, Introduction; II, The Life of Confucius (Szema Ch'ien); III, Central Harmony; III, Ethics & Politics; IV, Ethics & Politics; V, Aphorisms of Confucius; VI, First Discourse: Education through the Six Classics; VII, Second Discourse: An Interview with Duke Ai; VIII, Third Discourse: The Vision of a Social Order; IX, On Education; X, On Music; and XI, Mencius. Fine copy, less dustjackets & despite flaws.. First Edition, First Thus. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Vintage/Confucian Thought.

$18.50

THE WEEKNIGHT DINNER COOKBOOK : Simple Family-Friendly Recipes for Everyday Home Cooking

By Mary Younkin

Salem, MA: Page Street Publishing, 2016. BRAND NEW & Collectible. First Edition, First Printing. Feeding many mouths nightly? Tastety & simple weeknight meals for families on-the-go, always short on time and famished at day's end. 192 pgs w/color fotos, contents in 6 parts: 1, 15-25-Minute Meals; 2. 30-45-Minute Meals; 3, 5-10-Minute Prep (Meals Cook on Their Own); 4, Simple Side Dishes; 5, Condiments & Spices; and 6, Stress-Free Desserts.. First Edition, First Printing. Soft Cover. NEW - COLLECTIBLE/None as Issued. Illus. by Mary Younkin (Photographer). First Edition, First Printing.

$24.50

BAKE & MAKE AMAZING CAKES : Kids Can Do ItBake and Make Amazing Cakes (Kids Can Do It)
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BAKE & MAKE AMAZING CAKES : Kids Can Do ItBake and Make Amazing Cakes (Kids Can Do It)

By Elizabeth MacLeod

Tonawanda, New York: Kids Can Press, 2001. BRAND NEW Copy w/odd pen mark to fEP. COVER ART: Baked Scary Dinosaur, Haunted Castle. Delicious Burger & Bright Butterfly cakes. 40 colorfully illustrated pgs of an outstanding & fun cake bakery book for children. Stressless, tastety recipes for white, chocolate, banana, and carrot cakes form the building blocks. Satisfaction in baking cakes, followed by sculturing them into fancible structures embellished w/colorful estables, presenting the creation, and, last but not least, the final joy of commual devouring of "rainbows", "spooky jack-o'-lanterns", and "spooky castles". Lovely experience for young and old.. First Edition, First Thus. Hard Cover. NEAR FINE/None as Issued. Illus. by June Bradford (Illustrator). Juvenile Cookery.

$18.50

EMPIRE EXPRESS : Building the First Transcontinental Railroad
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EMPIRE EXPRESS : Building the First Transcontinental Railroad

By Bain, David Haward

New York, NY: Viking, 1999. BRAND NEW & Collectible. Masterful biography of the he First Transcontinental Railroad built 1863 - 1869. Narrative starts 1842 with bankcrupt merchant Asa Whitney's decision to devote his regained fortune towards realizing a Pacific Railroad and begins to haunt the halls of Congress, and ends 30 years later. In between are dramas involving an extraordinary parade of characters such as exploring engineer Theodore Judah (responsible for the laying tracks across the Sierra, virtually in the footsteps of the Donner Party), entrepreneur Thomas Durant of the Union Pacific Railroad, frontier surveyors who lost their lives, forbearing womenfolk guarding the hearth, beleaguered Native American tribes, the bluecoats, the onrush soliders of fortune, farmers, ranchers, prospectors, and, not the least, the supernumeraries providing labor. Throughout this story there are also familiar Civil War-era faces of Lincoln, Grant, Sherman, and Sheridan, and literary figures like Mark Twain and Walt Whitman. All of whose lives were inextricably intertwined with the story of the Empire Express.. First Edition, First Pinting. Hard Cover. COLLECTIBLE - NEW/New. First Edition, First Pinting.

$48.50

THE FONDUE PARTY COOKBOOK : Fun-to-Do Menuse & Recipes Especially Created for Fondue Parties (G&D 2079)
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THE FONDUE PARTY COOKBOOK : Fun-to-Do Menuse & Recipes Especially Created for Fondue Parties (G&D 2079)

By Beth Merriman

New York, NY: Grosset & Dunlap/Parade Magazine, 1971. BRAND NEW & Bright w/a whisper of edge wear to softcover. Fordue cooking for times when guests to be fed are many. Celebrated cookery by food editor Beth Merriman whose columns appeared in Parade Magazine (co-publisher of this edition) for over 20 years. Foods are dipped into commual pots of oil or liqueds kept hot in fondue pots. 86 pgs, in 6 chapters: 1, Cheese Fondues; 2, Baked Cheese Fondues; 3, Rabbits & Their Relatives; 4, Fondues Bouruignonnes; 5, Sauces, Dips & Relishes; and 6, Desert Fondues. . First Edition, First Thus. Soft Cover. NEW - COLLECTIBLE/None as Issued. First Edition, First Thus.

$18.50

VIEWS FROM A FRENCH FARMHOUSE
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VIEWS FROM A FRENCH FARMHOUSE

By Carey More (Photographer); Julian More (Text)

New York, NY: Henry Holt & Co, 1985. BRAND NEW Copy & Collectible. First Edition, First Printing. Gray linen boards w/gilt spine lettering/Fine. DJ/Fine. Photo portrait & narrative essay of rural life in Provence, France in the late 1970s. Poetic work of father and daughter --- an ode to joy. Writer & lyricist Julian More took on an old farm house near Orange in 1976. For three years, he and his photographer daughter Carey More collaborate to produce this intimate portrait of land they learnt to love and know. 143 pgs, in 5 parts: 1, Spring; 2, Summer; 3, Autumn; 4, Winter; and 5, The Days Are Round.. First Edition, First Printing. Hardback. NEW - COLLECTIBLE/Fine. Illus. by Carey More (Photographer). First Edition, First Printing.

$36.50

UNDERSTANDING HUMAN SEXUALITY : 6th Edition

By Janet Shibley Hyde; John D. Delamater

Boston, MA: McGraw-Hill, 1996. NEW, unread copy. Illustrated boards/Fine. DJ/None as Issued. Textbook. Study of human sexuality from psychological and sociological perspectives. This interdisciplinary approach draws pertinent information from biology, women's studies, sociology, anthropology and health education. First publlished 1978; this is the updated & expanded 6th Edition of 1996. 683 pgs in 23 chapters followed by Epilogue & Appendix. Stressing development of critical thinking, each chapter concludes wtih a summary & review questions with answers to rear. . First Edition, 2nd Printing. Hard Cover. NEW/None as Issued.

$28.50

MEDITATION FOR DUMMIES
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MEDITATION FOR DUMMIES

By Stephan Bodian; (Dean Ornish, Foreword)

Foster City, CA: IDG Books Worldwide, 1999. BRAND NEW Copy. First Edition, 6th Printing. Reference/resource. Reduce stress & lower blood pressure with this well regarded guide to meditation by Stephan Bodian, practicing psychotherapist and teacher of meditation, was former editor-in-chief of Yoga Journal. 348 pgs. Handy, lucid manual in 18 chapters, 6 parts: Part I, Getting Acquainted; II, Getting Started; III, Troubleshooting & Fine-Tuning; IV, Meditation in Action; V, The Part of Tens; and VI, Appendx.. First Edition, 6th Printing. Soft Cover. NEW/None as Issued.

$36.50

KOREAN CUISINE : English and Chinese Text
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KOREAN CUISINE : English and Chinese Text

By Young Sook Choi; (Su-Huei Huang, Editor)

Monterey Park, CA: Wei Chuan Publishing, 2001. BRAND NEW & Collectible. First Edition, First Printing. Softcover under publisher's mylar jacket. Bi-lingual text; Chinese iodeographs precede English text. Authentic Korean cuisine. 96 pgs, full color photos, w/some 76 recipes. Guide to popular Korean dishes, such as Korean Barbeque, Kimchi Stew, Spicy Cucumber Salad, and essential sauces, plus an array of less familiar dishes like Dungeness Crab Crepes, Spicy Octopus, to Ginseng Chicken Soup, and Five Grain Rice, topped off by traditional desserts and teas. . First Edition, First Printing. Soft Cover/Mylar Cover. NEW - COLLECTIBLE/None as Issued. Illus. by Don C. Cho (Photographer. First Edition, First Printing.

$46.50

PC Learning Labs Teaches Microsoft Project 4.0 for Windows: Logical Operations/Book and Disk

By Adam A. Wilcox; Robert Nichols Kulik

Emeryville, CA: Ziff Davis Press, 1994. BRAND NEW Vintage Copy, with sealed Disk. Softcover/Fine. DJ/None as Issued. Reference/resource. Classroom-tested book/disk learning system. Collectible, vintage learning guide to Windows 4.0 based project management program. 324 pgs in 11 chapters: 1, Introducing Microsoft Project; 2, Creating a Simple Project; 3, Planning a Detailed Project; 4, Working w/Calendars & Resources; 5, Getting the Information You Want; 6, Planning for Restrictions; 7, Advanced Project Control; 8, Working w/PERT Charts; 9, Finalizing the Schedule; 10, Tracking Project Progress; abd 11m Adjusting Your Project's Schedule, followed by 3 appendices.. First Edition, 7th Printing. Soft Cover/with Sealed Disk. NEW - COLLECTIBLE/None as Issued. Illus. by Steff Bradshaw (Technical Illustrations). Vintage/Windows Tutorial.

$34.50

THE WORLD OF THOUGHT IN ANCIENT CHINA
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THE WORLD OF THOUGHT IN ANCIENT CHINA

By Benjamin I. Schwartz

Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press/Harvard Univ, 1985. Text/Bright, clean, As New. Softcover/VG; sound w/light edge wear, and discoloration (tea spill?) w/closed tears to lower front edges by spine now sealed w/archival tape. A learned study of Ancient Chinese intellectual history. Academic scholar, sinologist of great reknown, Benjamin Isadore Schwartz (1916 - 1999) considers earliest wrtten records to assess antecedents of the ultimately dominant Confucianism and its path towardss maturation. Schools of thought covred include those of Mo-Tzu; Lao Tzu (the Taoists); the Yin-Yang school that rose durimg the Warring States period; thoughts of Han Fei Tzu (the Legalists) embraced by the Chin Dynasty government. Schwartz also analyzes the relationship of these classic texts to the universe of discourse of popular culture. 490 pgs om 10 chapters: 1, Early Cultural Orientations; 2, Early Chou Thought; 3, Confucius; 4, Mo-tzu's Challenge; 5, The Emergence of a Common Discourse Some Key Terms; 6, The Ways of Taoism; 7, The Defense of the Confucian Faith: Mencius & Hsun-tzu; 8, Legalism: The Behavorial Science; 9, Correlative Cosmology: The School of "Yin and Yang"; and 10, The Five Classics. Fine copy in a lesser softcover.. First Edition, 2nd Printing Fo 1998. Soft Cover. Very Good/None as Issued.

$26.50

AN ENCYCLOPEDIA OF WORLD HISTORY : Ancient, Medieval, and Modern, Chronologically Arranged : Revised Edition

By William L. Langer (Compiler & Editor)

Boston, MA: The Riverside Press Cambridge/Houghton Mifflin, 1948. Text/Bright, clean, As New. Gilt embossed black linen boards/NF w/light edge & surface wear. DJ/None. Vintage chronologically arranged encyclopedia of world history w/maps, First published 1940, compiled & edited by William L. Langer (1896 - 1977), Chair of Harvard's History Dept, while on leave during World War II to serve as head of the Research and Analysis Branch of the Office of Strategic Services. The 1st Edition concluded with 1939; this Revised Edition extends entries to July 31, 1946 ro include the 6 years of World War II, is edited by historian Dr. Geoffrey Bruun (1898 - 1988). 1270 pgs.in 6 parts; Part I, The Prehistoric Period; II, Ancient History; III, The Middle Ages; IV, The Early Modern Period; V, The 19th Century;; VI, Two World Wars & the Inter-War Period;, followed by appendices.. Revised Edition of 1948. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Vintage/World History.

$36.50

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