Young Adult from Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB

cover of Singers of the blues

Singers of the blues

by Surge, Frank

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1970
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$12.00

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Minneapolis, MN: Lerner Publications Company, 1970. Hardcover. 63p., second printing, illus., large previous owner's bookplate else very good condition. For young people. A pull ahead book.
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cover of Everett Echo; May 1937. Vol. IX, No. 6. [lead stories:] Bridge Fiesta May 27-June 2. Fiesta Presents Exciting Program; A Vision of Yesterday Come True [rhymed poem by editor]; Band Plays at Junior College Site

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San Francisco: Everett Junior High School, 1937. Newsletter. Single folio sheet of semi-glazed alkaline paperstock, folded once to make this four-panel newsletter. Cover story bears a decorative over-print in red [shows bridge]. Slightly mis-folded, a touch of edgewear, good to very good copy: sound, clean and unmarked.
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cover of Everett Echo; February-March, 1937. Vol. IX, No. 4. [lead stories:] Everett Honors "Honest Abe" Lincoln. Musical Concert Thrills Audience. Science Teacher is Editor of Journal

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San Francisco: Everett Junior High School, 1937. Newsletter. Single folio sheet of semi-glazed alkaline paperstock, folded once to make this four-panel newsletter. Slightly mis-folded, a touch of edgewear, good to very good copy: sound, clean and unmarked.
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$15.00
cover of Exploring Affect. The selected writings of Silvan S. Tomkins. Edited by E.Virginia Demos

Exploring Affect. The selected writings of Silvan S. Tomkins. Edited by E.Virginia Demos

by Tomkins, Silvan S., text. E.Virginia Demos, editor

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1995
ISBN
9780521448321
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$30.00

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Cambridge/Paris: Cambridge University Press/ Editions de la Maison des Sciences de l'Homme, 1995. Paperback. xix, 516p., softbound in 9x6 inch glazed green wraps decorated with a photoportrait of the author. Foredge bears a couple streaks of offset color, textblock a few tiny corner-tip turns, an else entirely sound, clean and unmarked copy. Tomkins attempted a general theory of the… Read more
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cover of The War Tiger, or Adventures and Wonderful Fortunes of the Young Sea Chief and His Lad Chow: A Tale of the Conquest of China. With illustrations by H.S. Melville

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New York: James Miller, Publisher, 1867. Hardcover. 337p., a half-dozen or so fullpage sketch illustrations (of fights and rescues), author probably had a young adult audience in mind, hardbound in 7x4 inch green cloth boards gilt, covers decorated in blind, spine in pictorial gilt. The spine decoration is better than the b&w sketches within; it shows a European beating… Read more
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$40.00
cover of Oahuan 1953. Punahou School, Honolulu, Hawaii

Oahuan 1953. Punahou School, Honolulu, Hawaii

by Carroll, Robert, editor

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Published
1953
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$20.00

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Honolulu: the school, 1953. Hardcover. 128p., the familiar yearbook design and size, hardbound in 11x8 inch dark blue fabrikoid boards with a pressed decoration and lettering on bronze-colored panels. A bit edgeworn, the spine shows a little fabric-weave at rims, and general scuff-marks, clean and sound within, no markings or inscriptions.
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cover of 1951 Oahuan [&] Oahuan 1952 [&] Oahuan 1953 [3 yearbooks in sequence] from Punahou School, Honolulu, Hawaii. Ownership marks of San Francisco public servant George Yamasaki Jr.

1951 Oahuan [&] Oahuan 1952 [&] Oahuan 1953 [3 yearbooks in sequence] from Punahou School, Honolulu, Hawaii. Ownership marks of San Francisco public servant George Yamasaki Jr.

by Carter, Barbara, Mary June Renfro, and Robert Carroll, editors; with a George Yamasaki Jr association

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Published
1951
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$60.00

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Honolulu: the school, 1951. Hardcover. 128p., 128p, 128p, the familiar yearbook design and size, hardbound in 11x8 inch dark blue fabrikoid boards with three different styles of pressed decoration, letterings on bronze-colored panels. A bit edgeworn else clean and sound, each year heavily inscribed throughout, with several very lengthy holograph entries. Owner Yamasaki was one popular dude. Yamasaki a… Read more
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cover of Black Troubadour: Langston Hughes

Black Troubadour: Langston Hughes

by [Hughes, Langston] Charlemae H. Rollins, foreword by Gwendolyn Brooks

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1970
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$45.00

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Chicago: Rand McNally & Company, 1970. Hardcover. 143p., frontis-portrait, foreword, awards & honors, published works, index, illustrated with b&w photos in text throughout, very good first edition, first printing stated in boards and lightly-worn dj, price intact but with bottom corner of front flap clipped.
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cover of Collection of 21 handouts and handbills on teens and HIV/AIDS and LGBTQ health concerns

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no place: various publishers, 1990. Handbill. Twenty-one handbills and handouts, mostly one-sheets but several handouts are multiple stapled sheets, 8.5x11 inches all, various color stocks, some markings and wear else good. Syphilis Rates Soaring Among SF Teenagers by Nanette Asimov, Special Programs for Youth Counseling for HIV Testing, Referral List for HIV+ Youth & Young Adults, Couseling Issues Handout… Read more
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cover of Master Charlie - Painter, poet, novelist, and teacher - With numerous examples of his work collected by C. Harrison and S.H. Hamer

Master Charlie - Painter, poet, novelist, and teacher - With numerous examples of his work collected by C. Harrison and S.H. Hamer

by Harrison, C. and S.H. Hamer, compilers (indeed, the authors)

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Published
1899
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$30.00

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London: Cassell and Company, Limited, 1899. Hardcover. 67p., plus publisher's ads for others in their "Little Folks" line, a kids' book for political grown-ups and vice versa. Presswork on semi-alkaline paperstock (each and every leaf is toned round the margins), recto pages each devoted to a "child's" drawing facing a verso with a "child-written text" (these often supplied with… Read more
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cover of Plans and Instructions for building a Miniature Model Napoleonic Coach in the Fisher Body Craftsman's Guild [An Educational Foundation Sponsored by General Motors] Competition, 1937 Competition. Congratulations to you, member of the Fisher Body Craftsman's Guild. May you find many joyous hours through your membership.." [&c &c]

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Detroit: the Guild, 1937. Paperback. Enormous oblong pamphlet-style paperback, 12x19 inches, stapled at left and folded vertically in half, as issued, ergo item in hand measures 12x9.5 inches. Opens out to 24p (so numbered) of the giant leaves displaying "plans and instructions" in profusion, plus a full-size full-color side/front/rear view of the ideally-realized vehicle. Scoring of the competition (win… Read more
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$35.00
cover of Masks: a love story

Masks: a love story

by Bennett, Jay

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1971
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$25.00

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Middletown, CT: Xerox Education Pub, 1971. Paperback. 121p., very good first mass-market paperback edition, first printing stated in pictorial wraps. Two teens fall in love during the turbulent 1960s, a Chinese American boy and a white girl.
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cover of Beware the mucus man; a true story

Beware the mucus man; a true story

by Weiss, Mike, author; illus. by Lisa Ruffman Weiss

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Published
1995
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$17.00

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Milltown, NJ: Self-published by the author, 1995. Pamphlet. [8p.], 4.25x5.5 inches; b&w illus. + one figure colored in by hand, staplebound zine in very good condition.
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cover of Explanations; the cupboard, volume eight

Explanations; the cupboard, volume eight

by Borgstrom, Andrew

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Published
n.d.
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$25.00

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Lincoln, NE: The Cupboard Pamphlet, n.d.. Pamphlet. 36p., 4x5.5 inches; taped binding, slight crease on front wrap, else in very good condition. Prose style one-page explanations from the perspective of various characters like bookscouts, teens coming of age, landlords, pyromaniacs, and more.
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cover of Homemade / homebroken

Homemade / homebroken

by Jameson, Mina

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
2015
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$45.00

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Oakland, CA: Oakland School for the Arts, 2015. Paperback. 76p., 5.5x8.5 inches, first edition, 20 copies printed; sticker residue on front wrap, minor uneven toning, else in very good condition. No copies found in OCLC (4/22). Poetry collection.
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cover of Nancy Drew for Smart Kids: Mysteries by Augusta Huiell Seaman

Nancy Drew for Smart Kids: Mysteries by Augusta Huiell Seaman

by Volk, Christine M.

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Published
2002
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$20.00

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Ione, CA: bookfever.com [aka] Christine Volk & Shep Iiams, Booksellers, 2002. Pamphlet. A bibliographic treatment, not a catalogue of for-sale books. 20p.; excellent presswork on alkaline paperstock, features vignette-size color facsimiles of cover illustrations, an average of one for each page. Pamphlet in 8.5x5.5 inch color-repro wraps, a very good copy with just the slightest hint of handling. Entirely… Read more
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cover of Pieces with Pep; for commencement and the whole year

Pieces with Pep; for commencement and the whole year

by Arnold, John H.

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Published
1924
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$12.00

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Harrisburg, PA: Handy, 1924. Hardcover. 307pp., original cloth boards, lacking dj if issued, titling in gilt, boards slightly convexed, text block edges contain silverfish nibble, endpapers toned, else good.
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cover of Revenge of the Kabunauri. Translated from the Polish by L. Iankowska (E. Ivanson)

Revenge of the Kabunauri. Translated from the Polish by L. Iankowska (E. Ivanson)

by Bobinska, Helena and Casimir Hertel

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Published
1935
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$65.00

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New York: International Publishers, 1935. Hardcover. 268p., illus., slightly shelf worn, previous owner's name else very good condition lacking the jacket. First American edition, printed in the USSR, International was the publishing arm of the Communist Party, USA. Young adult literature.
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cover of Revenge of the Kabunauri. Translated from the Polish by L. Iankowska (E. Ivanson)

Revenge of the Kabunauri. Translated from the Polish by L. Iankowska (E. Ivanson)

by Bobinska, Helena and Casimir Hertel

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Published
1935
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$85.00

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New York: International Publishers, 1935. Paperback. 268p., wraps slightly edge worn, paper toned else good condition, a few illustrations. First American edition, printed in the USSR, International was the publishing arm of the Communist Party, USA. Young adult literature.
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$85.00
cover of Looking out

Looking out

by Boutis, Victoria

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1988
ISBN
9780027118308
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$18.00

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New York: Four Winds Press, 1988. Hardcover. 139p., first edition, very good condition in like dj. Young adult novel - "The year is 1953, America's anticommunist paranoia is at its height. And for twelve-year-old Ellen Gerson, life is dominated by a single, unchangeable fact: her parents are Communists." - dj blurb. Set in Pennsylvania.
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