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Karl Marx On America & The Civil War
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Karl Marx On America & The Civil War

By Padover, Saul K. (Edited & Translated )

New York et al.: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1972. 298 pages including 19 pages of bigraphical and subject indexes. Luxurious silken black cloth library collection binding is in beautiful condition.Text sharp, complete, crisp. Dust jacket lightly rubbed with no tearing, now protected. This Volume 2 of The Karl Marx Library. Excellence copy to complete Your set.. "First Edition". Full Decorative Cloth. Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by Illustrated with Drawings and Photographs. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Mylar Protected Dustjacket.

$49.95

MORIBANA & HEIKWA   Selected Flower Arrangements Ofthe Ohara School
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MORIBANA & HEIKWA Selected Flower Arrangements Ofthe Ohara School

By Ohara, Koun ("Arranged By ...")

Japan: Jigyokudo, 1935. Aprox. 100 pages ... accordion style binding. The green silk binding of this copy exhibits some light wear along the edges but remains bright, tight, square, complete and clean. Text and full-colour drawings and bright as new. 50 absolutely beautiful hand colored renderings of examples of Moribana flower/bonsai arrangements. Text in both Japanese & English. A unique little tome.. "Second Published in October MCMXXXV". Full Silk with Paper Lable. Near Fine/Very Good - Slipcase. Illus. by Fully Illustrated with Full-Colour Plates. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Illustrated.

$149.99

The Swamp
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The Swamp

By Grunwald, Michael

New York: Simon & Schuster, 2006. pages, including a 15 page index and 61 pages on notes. Binding, text and Dust-jacket in Very Good condition. An engrossing eviornmental read.. First Edition. 1/4 Cloth w/paper Cvd Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Mylar Protected Dustjacket.

$15.00

Chow! Secrets of Chinese Cooking With Select Recipes
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Chow! Secrets of Chinese Cooking With Select Recipes

By Wang, Mrs. Dolly Chow

Rutland, Vermont & Tokyo, Japan: Charles E. Tuttle Company, 1965. . 174 pages. Bound in orange paper-over-boards with bright gilt device centered on the top board also bright spine gilt lettering. Solid, square, firm and clean; with some minor edge wear and light soiling and staining on the boards. Previous owner's name on the FFendpaper. Internally clean, bright, sharp and complete. Chinese cooking techniques, table manors, tea making and many recipes clearly and authoritatively explained and illustrated. A detailed introduction into the art of Chinese culinary techniques.. "Seventh Edition". Paper Covered Boards w/gilt. Very Good++/No Jacket. Illus. by Henry Liu. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$23.00

A History of Education in Modern Times
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A History of Education in Modern Times

By Graves, Frank Pierrepont ; Phd.

New York: The Macmillian Company, 1930. . 410 pages [xv] including a 5 page index. Full hunter-green cloth bound with gilt spine lettering.This copy is solid, square, tight, bright, clean and completely unmarked.The text is complete, clean, sharp and completely unmarked, also.The top edge of the text block is a bit dust toned, otherwise this copy is "As New" except for the gilt spine lettering a bit faded, but readable. The classic history of schooling and education, particularly in America. A perfect gift for any teacher, or those with a teacher within.. Later Edition. Cloth with Gilt SP Title. Near Fine/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$30.00

Weavers and Other Workers
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Weavers and Other Workers

By Hall, Jennie

New York - Chicago - San Francisco: Rand McNally & Company, 1933. . 184 pages. Frontispiece plate, "A Persian Prayer Rug". Golden-rod cloth with Persian rug design stamped in black on the upper board's cover, with title and author also in black.This copy is solid, square, tight, bright and clean.The complete text is also clean, crisp and completely unmarked. Everything, neatly explained about cloth, clothing, weaving and rugs, from sheep to shirts the whole story is here in pictures and words. Detailed discussion of rug-weaving, makes this a classic text.. Later Edition. Decorative Cloth. Near Fine/No Jacket. Illus. by Illus. with numerous photographs and Plates. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Illustrated.

$40.00

Apollo , An Illustrated Manual of the History of Art Throughout the Ages
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Apollo , An Illustrated Manual of the History of Art Throughout the Ages

By Reinach, S.

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1924. . 350 pages [xvi] including a 10 page index.Tissue guarded frontispiece, "The Madonna Di San Sisto"(Dresden Gallery). Full green cloth bound with a gilt Greek medallion (bust of Apollo) and title lettering also of bright gilt on the upper board's cover.Spine lettering gilt bright. This copy with only some light wear along the edges is otherwise solid, square, tight, bright, clean and complete. A previous owner's name on the FFendpaper, otherwise this book is unmarked."From the French by Florence Simmonds"; and also from the title-page "New Edition, Revised by the Author". A detailed and well illustrated account of classical art through the centuries and cultures .... Later Edition. Decorative Cloth with Gilt. Very Good++/No Jacket. Illus. by "With Six Hundred Illustrations". 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Illustrated.

$39.00

An Outline History of Rome
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An Outline History of Rome

By Vincent and Joy, John H. and James R.

New York: Chautauqua Press, 1889. . 249 pages includes a 5 page index. Bound in full brown cloth with black decoration framing a gilt emblem of "The Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle"; this copy is very bright, tight (appears unread), solid, square, clean and unmarked except for a previous owner's name and bookplate on the first (paste-down) endpaper.The FFendpaper does have a crease, otherwise this copy is flawless. A two page (front and back) syllabus and book-list titled "Four Years' Studies, 1886-'90" of the Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle" is laid in. A handsomely bound little volume, from the private library of Captain T.S. Calhoon of Georgetown, Pa. Illustrated through-out with numerous drawings.. First Edition - SD. Dec. Cloth with Gilt Lettering. Near Fine/No Jacket. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$40.00

Captains of Adventure
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Captains of Adventure

By Pocock, Roger

Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1913. . 376 pages. Frontispiece portrait of Napoleon Bonaparte. Full navy-blue cloth binding with gilt lettering and a blind-stamped palm-treed island on the upper board along with bright gilt spine lettering.This copy is solid, square, tight, bright and clean. Some very light soiling, but otherwise sharp with clean, unworn edges. Both binding and text appear nearly "As New", crisp and unmarked. A series of short biographies along with portraits of such illustrious and adventurous characters as Daniel Boone, Buffalo Bill, Sir Walter Raleigh, Francis Drake, Theodore Roosevelt, Andrew Jackson and Sam Houston among many others. A nice clean, spotless little volume.. Edition; None Stated; NAP. Full cloth with gilt Lettering. Near Fine/No Jacket. Illus. by "Illustrated with Portraits". 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Biography.

$44.00

Captain Thomas A. Scott , Master Diver
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Captain Thomas A. Scott , Master Diver

By Smith, F. Hopkinson

Boston: American Unitarian Association, 1908. 76 pages.TEG. Uncut pages. Full green cloth decorated with black shield framed in flowers and gilt lettering on the upper board along with gilt spine lettering.This copy is solid, square, tight and bright. Some soiling to the boards but no fraying, what-so-ever. Internally, the text is complete, clean, sharp and unmarked. A nicely bound edition from the "True American Types" series. A short biography of Captain Thomas A. Scott, seaman and master diver." One Who Was Not Afraid And Who Spoke The Truth", from the title page.. First Edition - SD. Dec. Cloth with Gilt Lettering. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$90.00

The Path of Life
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The Path of Life

By Swedenborg, Emanuel

New York: The New-Church Press, 1913. . 251 pages [xxi] including a 3 page index.TEG. Bound in full brick-red cloth with blocked gilt title on the upper board along with spine lettering also in gilt.This copy is solid, square, tight, bright and clean. Lightly worn, with some minor spotting on the lower board.The text is complete, bright, clean, sharp and unmarked except for a gift inscription on the FFendpaper." The purpose of this compilation is to set forth the main features of Swedenborg's doctrinal teachings in his own language as completely and yet as breifly as is consistent with clearness and accuracy", from the Preface by John C. Ager. An invaluable book for the student of Swedenborg.. "Third Edition". Full cloth with gilt Lettering. Very Good++/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$104.00

Children of Ol' Man River; The Life and Times of a Showboat Trouper
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Children of Ol' Man River; The Life and Times of a Showboat Trouper

By Bryant, Billy

Chicago: R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company, 1988. 354 pages [lxix] plus 4 pages of book ads.The binding is full cloth, brown, with gilt publisher logo on the upper board and lettering on the spine, also of gilt.This copy is solid, square, tight, exceptionally bright and clean. Internally, the text is complete and crisp.The FFendpaper has been cut out and the half-title page is slit at the spine edge from bottom edge half-way up.This is an ex-library copy with a little glue residue on the paste-down endpaper and "withdrawn" library stamps on the title page. Otherwise the full text and all illustrations are present, clean and crisp. Map,"The Lower Ohio, Kanawha, Kentucky and Wabash River Area." on page 189. Edited by Martin Ridge. This is another nicely bound "Lakeside Classic" done at the Lakeside Press, for R.R. Donnelley & Sons. Intimate and informative look at riverboat theatrical life during most of the 20th century. A very pretty little book.. "Christmas, 1988". Full cloth with gilt Lettering. Very Good++/No Jacket. Illus. by Illus. with numerous plates, photographs, facsimilies. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Ex-Library.

$20.00

Matt Talbot, Alcoholic
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Matt Talbot, Alcoholic

By Dolan, Albert H.; O. Carm.

Edgewood, N.J., And Chicago, Ill.: The Carmelite Press, 1947. 47 pages.This booklet is bound in full blue cloth with bright gilt lettering on the top board.The binding and text are solid, square, tight, bright, clean and unmarked except for a previous owner's name and address on the FFendpaper. Initially printed as a booklet, the red card-stock cover, with lettering and illustration in black is sewn in along with the rest of the text.Imprimatur by Samuel Cardinal Stritch, Cardinal Archbishop of Chicago. Sub-titled, "The Story of a Slave to Alcohol Who Became a Comrade of Christ's." And from the introduction, " In this time of battle for the rights of the workingmen, Matt, a member of a labor union and a participant in modern strikes, has an important message for all laborers and employers." Also included in the text is the "Prayer for the Canonization of Matthew Talbot." Inspiring reading for the devout who suffer .... "Second Printing, April, 1947". Cloth with Gilt Lettering. Near Fine/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$70.00

The Standard Book of Bidding
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The Standard Book of Bidding

By Goren, Charles H.

Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, 1948. . 308 pages. Full green cloth binding with gilt decorated and lettered spine.This copy is solid, square, tight, bright, clean and unmarked except for some toning on the FFendpaper. Nearly in "As New" condition, and appears unread. Introduction by W. Somerset Maugham. Detailed and clearly defined strategies for the educated bridge player.. "New Revised Edition". Cloth with Gilt SP Title. Near Fine/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$15.00

The Life of Martin Luther
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The Life of Martin Luther

By Kostlin, Julius

Philadelphia: Lutheran Publication Society, 1883. . 496 pages including a 6 page index. Black endpapers. Bevelled boards.The binding is of full brown cloth, heavily decorated with black floral panels and a gilt scene of Luther and Melanchton busy with Bible translation, on the top board, along with a gilt panel framing the title in black.The binding is well worn particularly along the edges and corners with some soiling. Internally, all pages, text and illustrations are present and sewn in. Hinges are starting, inside, front and back, and both endpapers have some closed tears. This is a well used copy but remains a quite adequate for study, reference and enjoyment.. Edition; None Stated. Decorative Cloth with Gilt. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Illus. with numerous drawings and plates.. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$40.00

The Wonderful Story of London
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The Wonderful Story of London

By Wheeler, Harold ; General Editor

Long Acre, London: Odhams Press Limited . 384 pages including a 3 page 3 column index. Blue full cloth boards, blind stamped framing and shield on the top board and the title in faded gilt on the spine.This binding remains firm, square and clean although the boards and spine are much faded.The text is bright, complete and unmarked with photographs on nearly every page.This is an impressive attempt at telling a rather detailed story of a very old and important historical city. Includes an updated last chapter describing London's trials, tribulations and triumphant resistance to the Nazi onslaught from the air during World War II. This volume in a treasure-house of facts, figures and images of this fascinating, enduring city.. Edition; None Stated. Cloth with Gilt SP Title. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Illustrated w/ numerous drawings, photographs and plates. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Illustrated.

$17.00

Steam Power
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Steam Power

By Hirshfeld and Ulbricht, C.F. And T.C.

New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1922. . 474 pages [xi] includes a 20 page index. Full navy blue cloth bound, this copy is solid, square, firm and clean; lightly worn along the edges with a few very small closed tears at the spine' head and tail. Previous owner's name on the lightly soiled FFendpaper. A detailed instruction and explanation of the principles, theories and engineering concerns in producing power from steam. Filled with photographs, drawings, charts, graphs and tables including one fold-out diagram of a "Steam Turbine". Excellent presentation of Steam Power, design and applications.. 'Second Edition'. Full Cloth. Very Good++/No Jacket. Illus. by illustrated with numerous plates, charts, graphs, drawings and Photographs. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$40.00

Getting on in the World; or, Hints on Success in Life
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Getting on in the World; or, Hints on Success in Life

By Mathews, William;LL.D.

Toronto: Belford Brothers, 1876. . 340 pages [viii] plus a 10 page index and 10 pages of Belford Bros. book ads. AEG. Chocolate brown endpapers. Bevelled boards.The binding is full blue cloth with ornate gilt bands and title lettering on the top board and the spine.This copy's binding is firm although is admittedly rough with moderate to heavy soiling, bumped and worn corners and spine head and tail wear along with a bit of a cocking of the spine.Internally, a previous owner has attached a presentation, home-made book-plate to the first endpaper, dated 1877.A bit of thumbing throughout although the text remains generally clean, clear and complete. Quite an interesting assortment of subjects covered ... some of the chapter headings are;"Success and Failure", "Good and Bad Luck", "Choice of Profession", "Physical Culture", "Concentration, or Oneness of Aim", "Self-Advertising", "Overwork and Under-Rest" along with many other instructive and important subjects covered. This book is required reading for those intent on "getting [it] on" in the Victorian World .... Edition; None Stated, assumed FE. Decorative Cloth with Gilt. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$27.00

The Art of Conversation , Twelve Golden Rules
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The Art of Conversation , Twelve Golden Rules

By Baker, Josephine Turck, Ph.D

Chicago, Illinois: Correct English Publications, Inc., 1936. . 62 pages.Bound in blue cloth with bordering, lettering and publisher's logo stamped in black on the top board. Some light soiling overall with one small water-drop stain on the back cover, otherwise this copy is solid, square, generally clean and bright.The text is complete, clean, sharp with all pages securely sewn in. A handsome, slim little text book; simple yet profound tips on getting the most from even the merest verbal interaction.. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Near Fine/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Small Press.

$18.00

Practice of Speech and Successful Selections
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Practice of Speech and Successful Selections

By King, Byron W. ; A.M. Ph.D.

243 Zara Street, Pittsburgh, PA.: Byron J. King, Publishers, 1924. . 214 pages.The full green cloth binding has the title in bright gilt on the top board, this binding is quite solid, square, tight, bright, clean, sharp and unmarked text.This well bound copy shows almost no wear and only a few light pin-head sized spots on the back board. Four internal pages are lightly stained from newsclipping bookmarks, now removed. Many interesting drawings illustrating body-language, subtle and expressive, and it' relationship with public speaking, "oratory". Byron W. King, "Founder of Byron W. King's School of Oratory, Mt. Oliver Station, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania". A useful and enjoyable book. Published in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.. "Fifteenth Edition". Full cloth with gilt Lettering. Very Good++/No Jacket. Illus. by Illustrated w/ numerous Drawings. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Privately Printed.

$30.00

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