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SPAIN : A Literary Companion

By Jimmy Burns

London, UK: John Murray Pubs Ltd, 1995. BRAND NEW Copy. A literary, historical guide to Spain with award wining journalist Jimmy Burns, of Anglo-Spanish heritag as our guide. Burns asks us to cosider this book as Cervantes did in his narrative of Don Quitote & Sancho Panza: ", ... no mas que una" meeting of the grave & humorous, illusion & reality". Part personal travelogue &, part anthology. Rich in history, culture, politics, and people, drawing from observations of travellers, writers, soldiers, adventurers, saints & sinners from early times to the present. Covers battles from Wellington to the Spanish Civil War, religious persuasions (Christian, Jewish & Muslim), relevance flamenco & bullfighting, joys & pitfalls of indigenous foods and wines, and, effects of contemporary tourism on the Spanish World. . First Edition, First Thus. Soft Cover. NEW/None as Issued.

$64.50

LET THE MOUNTAINS TALK, LET THE RIVERS RUN : A Call to Those Who Would Save the Earth
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LET THE MOUNTAINS TALK, LET THE RIVERS RUN : A Call to Those Who Would Save the Earth

By David Ross Brower; Steve Chapple

New York, NY: HarperCollins, 1995. BRAND NEW & Collectible. First Edition, First Printing. Bi-color boards/Fine. DJ/Fine. On sustaing the Earth. Native son of Berkeley, CA, David Ross Brower (1912 - 2000) is, perhaps, best known for being the first Executive Director of the Sierra Club, and long service on its board. As a younger man, he was a prominent mountaineer, and overtime became founder of many environmental organizations. LAID IN: Post card from the Earth Island Institute that Bower founded in 1982. This volume, printed on tree-free paper, is a plea for man to make peace with the earth. 196 pgs, 24 chapters in 4 parts: I, Opportunities; II, Solutions; III, Restoration; IV, Wilderness; and V, Saving the Earth.. First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. NEW- COLLECTIBLE/Fine. First Edition, First Printing.

$48.50

THE INDUSTRIAL LANDSCAPE OF WEST BENGAL : An Economic-Geographical Appraisal (Indian Economic-Geographic Studies)

By M. R. Chaudhuri

Calcutta, India: Oxford & IBH Publishing Co, 1971. EX-LIB, UNCIRCULATED Copy; no loan pockets. Text/BRAND NEW & Bright. Blue linen boards/VG; sound w/library labels & trace discoloration. DJ/None. 1971 analysis of economic development of the State of West Bengal, India; now historical resource of half century past. Established in 1950, capital city Kolkata (Calcutta); often considered as "the problem State of India". Situated along the Bay of Bengal, it borders Bangladesh in the east, and Nepal & Bhutan in the north; geographically including the Darjeeling Himalayan hill region and the Ganges delta. 205 pgs, in 17 chapters. Covering, half-century past, the politico-economic state of affairs, ecology, availabe raw materials, energy structure, population & labour, cottage industries, and: Chapter XIII, Kulti-BurnpurCase Study of the Growth; XIV, Durgapur Industrial Complex; XV, Greater Calcutta Industrial Complex; XVI, The Development of Haldia Port & Industrial Complex; and XVII, Region Planning & Dispersal.. First Edition, First Thus. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. First Edition, First Thus.

$26.50

THE AMY VANDERBILT COMPLETE BOOK OF ETIQUETTE : Entirely Rewritten and Updated
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THE AMY VANDERBILT COMPLETE BOOK OF ETIQUETTE : Entirely Rewritten and Updated

By Nancy Tuckerman; Nancy Dunnan

New York, NY: Doubleday, 1995. BRAND NEW Copy. White boards/Fine. White DJ/Fine. Authority on Amercian etiquette, Amy Osborne Vanderbilt's (1908 - 1974) classic guide. Amy Vanderbilt's Complete Book of Etiquette was first published in 1952. Multiple editions and reprints exist. This edition is "entirely rewritten & updated" by Nancy Tuckerman and Nancy Dunnan. Practical, modernl advice for all occasions including managing cell phones. 782 pgs in 8 chapters: 1, Your Private Life; 2, Entertaining with Ease; 3, Weddings; 4,, Other Ceremonial Occasions; 5, Your Professional Life; 6, Travek; 7, Sports & Exercise; and 8, The Art of Communicating. . First Edition, 6th Printing. Hard Cover. NEW/New. Illus. by Jackie Alpers (Illustrator).

$24.50

THE CHEESE COURSE : Enjoying the World's Best Cheeses at Your Table
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THE CHEESE COURSE : Enjoying the World's Best Cheeses at Your Table

By Janet Fletcher

San Francisco, CA: Chronicle Books, 2000. NEW & Collectible. First Edition, First Printing & author signed. Reference/resource. Food writer Janet Fletcher (1946 - ) was trained at the Culinary Institute of America, and, Chez Panisse in Berkely, CA. On with the San Francisco Chronicle, she earned 3 James Beard Awards; elsewhere, her columns have been published in the N.Y. Times, Saveur, Bon Appétit, Better Homes & Gardens and Food & Wine. A better guide to enjoyment of cheese? 108 pgs w/color photos in 5 chapters including some 40 recipes" 1, Enjoying the Cheese Course; 2, Cow's-Milk Cheeses; 3, Goat's-Milk Cheeses; 4, Sheep's Milk Cheeses; and 5, Mixed-Milk Cheeses & Cheese Platters.. Author Signed. First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. NEW- COLLECTIBLE/Fine. Illus. by Victoria Pearson (Photographer).

$34.50

CREATING A FLEXIBLE WORKPLACE : 2nd Eiditon : How to Select & Manage Alternative Work Options
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CREATING A FLEXIBLE WORKPLACE : 2nd Eiditon : How to Select & Manage Alternative Work Options

By Barney Olmsted; Suzanne Smith

New York, NY: Amacom, American Management Associations, 1994. BRAND NEW Copy. Bi-color boards/Fine. DJ/Fine w/trace edge rubs. Economics & Human Resources. Study of the dynamics and multiple variables in the chaotic U.S. labor market. This is the 2nd Edition of 1994. 402 pgs in 9 chapters, 2 parts: Part I, Felixble. Restructure & Off-Site Work, Chapter 1, Flextime; . 2. Compressed Workweek; 3. Flexplace. Part II. Reduced Work Week. Chater 4, Regular Part-Time Employent; 5, Job Sharing; 6, Phased & Partial Retirement; 7, Voluntary Reduced Worktime; 8, Leave Time; Work Sharing, followed by Conclusion.. 2nd Edition, 4th Printing. Hard Cover. NEW/Fine.

$48.50

THE WAITER AND WAITRESS TRAINING MANUAL : 4th Revised Edition
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THE WAITER AND WAITRESS TRAINING MANUAL : 4th Revised Edition

By Sondra J. Dahmer; Kurt W. Kahl

New York, NY: John Wiley, 1996. Text/Sporadic, tidy, inked underlining. 4th Revised Edition. Softcover/VG w/trace wear to corner tips. PO name to front cover verso. Food servrice. Reference/resource. A thorough, practical professional manual and guide for waiters & waitresses. 162 pgs in 8 chapters: 1, The Waiter & Waitress; 2, Types of Table Service & Settings; 3, Before the Guests Arrive; 4, Initiating the Service; 5, Serving the Meal; 6, Safety, Sanitation & Emergency Procedures; 7, Handing the Service with a Computer System; and 8, Wine & Bar Service, followed by Case Problems and Glossary. Strong copy despite flaws. . 4th Revised Edition, 7th Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good/None as Issued.

$18.50

YOUR CHILD'S WORLD : The Specific Approach to Daily Problems

By George R. Bach; Rhoda W. Bameister; Mary L. Barrett, et al (Contributors)

The Book House for Children , 1955. Text/BRAND NEW & Bright. Beige linen boards/VG; sound w/surface wear. DJ/None. Dynamics of rearing one's young. Anthology on parenting through empathy in that parents, not only busy, but have lost memories of their own childhood preoccupations. Authored by 31 internationally admired specialists, all university affiliates. Volume offers 97 helpful dialogues of daily problems in short, lucid , calming. nsights and guidance. 160 pgs with b/w photos, each topic includes discussions. For instance, were you a father wearing spectacles, and your three year old not only trys them on, but breaks them --- what to do? 1, Scold the child for being careless? 2, Make a rule that he/she is never touch anything belonging to father again? 3, That it's okay? 4, Have the child clean & sweep up? 5, Say it's the father's fault for leaving his the glasses around? Issue is quite complex, and resolution with unforeseen ramnifications worthy of reflection.. First Edition, First Printing ("a"). Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Vintage/Parenting.

$34.50

DISCOVERING DESIGN : Illustrated with Photographs & Drawings
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DISCOVERING DESIGN : Illustrated with Photographs & Drawings

By Marion Downer

New York: Lathrop, Lee & Shepard Co, 1947. Text/As NEW & Bright. Green linen boards;VG; Sound w/trace edge & surface wear. DJ/None. An inspiring, poetic venture into the universe of patterns of design. Narrated in prose, drawings and photographs, all symbolic languages. 104 pgs. Following the Introduction, author reviews: 1, Seeing Design; 2, Symmetry; 3, Geometric Design; 4, Balance; 5, Line; 6, Rhythm; 7, All-Over Design; 8, Repeated Design; 9, Pragmatic Design; 10, Functional Design; 11, Abstract Deisgn; and 10, Design in Painting. . First Edition, First Thus. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Vintage: 1947 Edition.

$38.50

THE POWER OF POSITIVE THINKING : A Practical Guide to Mastering the Problems of Everyday Living
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THE POWER OF POSITIVE THINKING : A Practical Guide to Mastering the Problems of Everyday Living

By Norman Vincent Peale

New York, NY: Prentice Hall, 1952. Text/BRAND NEW & Bright. Black linen boards/NF w/trace push to upper front/back corner tips. DJ/NF; sound w/trace rubs & nips to edges,and sticker removal shadow to upper front. Upper text block dyed red. A "practical, direct-action, personal-improvement manual" schooling one to literally "will" against defeat in one's journey through life. Reformed Church pastor Norman Vincent Peale (1898 - 1993) was a personal friend of President Richard Nixon; President Donald Trump was a member of Peale's congregation in his youth, and Peale presided over Trump's first marriage. First published 1952, the volume remained on N.Y. Times' best-sellers list for 186 weeks. Translated into some 40 languages, it sold some 5 million copies worldwide. 237 pgs in 17 chapters: 1, Believe in Yourself; 2, A Peaceful Mind Generates Power; 3, How to Have Constant Energy; 4, Try Prayer Power; 5, How to Create Your Own Happiess; 6, Stop Fuming & Fretting; 7, Expect the Best & Get It; 8, I Don't Believe in Defeat; 9, How to Break the Worry Habit; 10, Power to Solve Personal Problems; 11, How to Use Faith in Healing; 12, When Vitality Sages, Try This Health Formula; 12, Inflow of New Thoughts Can Remake You; 13, Inflow of New Thoughts Can Remake You; 14, Relax for Easy Power; 15, How to Get People to Like You; 16, Prescription for Heartache; and 17, How Draw on That Higher Power, followed by Epilogue,. Book Club Edition. Hardcover. NEAR FINE/Very Good. Vintage/Self-Help.

$34.50

THE JEWISH ALMANAC : Traditons, History, Religions, Widsdom, Acheivements
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THE JEWISH ALMANAC : Traditons, History, Religions, Widsdom, Acheivements

By Richard Siegel; Carl Rheins (Compilers & Editors)

New York, NY: Bantam Books, 1980. Text/Folded corner to pg 119, else New w/faint margin discoloration. First Edition, First Printing. Softcover/VG; sound w/light edge wear & faint vertical crease to front cover. Intellectual history. Inquiry & reflections on Jewish life, culture, and history within the context of racial dynamics and religious heritage. Being an almanac it is a year-in-time: what does it mean, in 1980, to be a Jew, Israelite, Hebrew, Palestinian, Zionist, and Goyish? 620 pgs, 52 chapters in 5 parts examine the past and the present, in seriousness and humor --- for instance, who are the 10 wealthiest Jewish families in America, who were the leading early Zionists, and, how many know the perfect egg cream contains no eggs? The 5 parts are: I, The Jews -Images & Reality; II, The Wandering People; III, The Natural Order; IV, The People of the Book (Screen & Television); and V, The Religious Connection.. First Edition, First Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good/None as Issued. First Edition, First Printing.

$28.50

A DOSE OF DOCTRINE
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A DOSE OF DOCTRINE

By Timothy J. Winters

Mount Carmel Books, 2002. Text/Corner fold to pg 1, else Bright, Clean, As New. Illustrated softcover/Fine. One of 6 books authored by preacher of the Gospel, Dr. Timothy J. Winters (1942 - 2014), celebrated Pastor of the Bayview Baptist Church, San Diego, CA. This volume addresses the ministry of the Holy Spirit, and examines beliefs and practices relating to tongues, miracles and gifts of the Spirit not recorded in the Bible. All Scripture quotations are from the King James version of the Holy Bible. 154 pgs in 7 parts: I, The Gift of the Holy Spirit; II, The Ministry of the Holy Spirit; III, Tongues, or So-Called Tongues; IV, Miracles & Healings; V, Understanding Salvation; VI, What is the Anointing?; and VII, The Sabbath Observance.. Soft Cover. NEAR FINE/None as Issued.

$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

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

CROCHET BASICS : All You Need to Know to Get Hooked on Crochet
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CROCHET BASICS : All You Need to Know to Get Hooked on Crochet

By Jan Eaton

Hauppauge, NY: Barron's Educational Series, 2004. BRAND NEW & Collectible. First Edition, First Printing. Ilustratedboards/Fine.boards/Fine. DJ/Fine. . Reference/resource. Crocheting techniques for beginners and the experienced. 128 pgs, w/illustrations & color photos, in 2 parts: Part I, Getting Started; Part II, 12 Projects & Techniques in logical sequence: 1, Scarf; 2, Buttoned Pillow Covers; 3, Child's Sweater; 4, Purses; 5, Baby Afghan; 6, Lace Evening Wrap; 7, Harlequin Afghan; 8. Filet Crochet Top; 9, Summer Top; 10, Bobble Sweater; 11, Edwardian Bordered Towels; and 12, Winter Jacket.. . First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. NEW - COLLECTIBLE/New. Illus. by Colin Bowling (Photographer); Coral Mula & Jennie Dooge (Illustrators). First Edition, First Printing.

$38.50

WESTERN WORLD COSTUME : An Outline History

By Carolyn G. Bradley

New York, NY: Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1954. EX-LIB, loan pockets to front cover verso & fEP. Text/archival tape repaired tears to lower edges of pgs 241 & 243, else, Bright, clean & Near New. Bi-olorboards/Good; sound, edge worn w/suface wear. DJ/None. Excellent reference/resource for costume designers & illustrators with an eye to history. Development & evolution of Western garments for men and women, from primitive times to the 1950s. Text documents salient distinctive features for each time period in footwear, headgear, hair grooming styles, make-up, and accessories, favoured colors, as well as materials used. 451 pgs in 25 chapters w/near 500 sepia line drawings and maps. Presented in outline form for easy cross reference; a general chronology of historical events & social changes precedes each chapter, Glossary to rear. Strong copy despite flaws.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. Vintage/First Edition.

$22.50

Knitting School: A Complete Course
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Knitting School: A Complete Course

By Sterling Publishing (Translated from the Italian

New York, NY: Sterling Publishing, 2003. BRAND NEW & Collectible. First Edition, First Printing. Illustrated boards/Fine. DJ/Fine. A complete course on the art of knitting, from the very basics to mastery. First published 1990 in Italy Fabbri Editorial Group under the title: Scuola di Maglia; this is the English translation. 144 pgs w/excellent color illustrations. Liberating and creative projects to hone in acquired skills to rear. The projects are: 1, Baby Booties; 2, Mittens; 3, Gloves; 4, Aran Isle Sweaters; 5, Socks; 6, Quilted Knits; 7, Knitted Patchwork; 8, Embroidery.. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. NEW - COLLECTIBLE/Fine. First Edition, First Printing.

$32.50

THE WEST MAGAZINE : Ture Stories of the Old West : Jan 1969 : Vol. 10, No. 2

By Millt Grayson (Editor)

Freeport, NY: Maverick Publications, 1969. Text/BRAND NEW. Softcover/VG; with "20" (cents?) inked to upper front & light soiling (coffee mug ring) to back. Historical resource. January, 1969 issue of a monthly periodical devoted to true happenings in the Old West. COVER ART: "Death Takes a Hand" by James E. Collender. 74 pgs, 10 articles including: 1, The Life of William Mathewson (Wayne T. Walker); 2, The Lady was a Cavalryman! (Ed Earl Repp); and, 3, Las Vegas was a Mormon Mission (Maryellen Vallier Sadovich).. First Edition. Soft Cover/Magazine. Very Good/None as Issued. Vintage/Magazine.

$14.50

PRESENTING JAVA : An Introduction to Java and Hot Java
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PRESENTING JAVA : An Introduction to Java and Hot Java

By John December; Cindy Morrow (Managing Editor)

Indianapolis, IN: Sams.net, 1995. Text/BRAND NEW & Bright; First Edition, First Printing. Softcover/VG; sound w/light surface wear to front. Lucid explanation what Java is, how it transforms the Web in conjuction w/HTML, and how to create your own Java applets to support network applications. 207 pgs, 12 chapters in 4 Parts: Part I, Understanding the Potential of Java & the Web; II, Explorating Java's Potential; III, Using the HotJava Browser; and IV, Developing Java Applications, followed by 3 appendices.. First Edition, First Printing. Soft Cover. Near Fine - Collectible/None as Issued. First Edition, First Printing.

$22.50

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