Recent Arrivals from Books Northwest

Recent Arrivals from Books Northwest

cover of The Art of Margot Fonteyn

The Art of Margot Fonteyn

by Keith Money

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Books Northwest
Published
1965
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First printing first edition
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$95.00

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unpaginated. Black and white photographs of Fonteyn with commentary contributed by Ninette de Valois, Frederick Ashton, Keith Money and Margot Fonteyn. price-clipped dj with very light scratch to coating on front to right of "The Art of" in title, impression of paper clip on top of back end paper. Boldly signed by Margot Fonteyn on half-title page. Photographs… Read more
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$95.00
cover of The Notable Art Collection Formed by the Late George A. Hearn Volume 1 (Paintings)

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Auction catalog (Volume 1 of set of 2) of sale of George A Hearn art collection, at the Plaza Hotel, NYC on February 25,26,27,28 and March 1, 1918. Fraying of upper spine, some foxing and stain on front and back dj cover. Duotone image of Hearn on inside ffep. Most notable sale is Gainsborough's "Blue Boy," with long description of… Read more
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$100.00
cover of Apocalypse

Apocalypse

by Lawrence, D.H.

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Published
`1932
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition second printing before publication
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$38.00

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200pp. Good/no dj. Hinges starting but cover is completely attached, otherwise a clean, tight copy with unmarked text block. Apocalypse is Lawrence's reflection on the book of Revelations. Previous owner's signature of Harry Thornton Moore (1908-1981), prolific literary critic, writer and biographer of Lawrence and others: "American literary scholar and educator Harry Thornton Moore (1908-1981)… Read more
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$38.00
cover of The Waterworks

The Waterworks

by E.L DOCTOROW

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Books Northwest
Published
1994
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780394587547
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$34.00

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253pp. First printing/first edition, Fine/Fine. Novel set in 1871 New York City, by a master storyteller. Dustjacket in protective mylar cover.
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$34.00
cover of Billy Bathgate

Billy Bathgate

by E.L. Doctorow

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Books Northwest
Published
1989
Condition
Fine
Edition
First printing first edition
ISBN
9780394525297
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$31.00

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323pp. First edition first printing, fine/fine.
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$31.00
cover of Field Guide of Common Rocks and Minerals

Field Guide of Common Rocks and Minerals

by Frederick Brewster Loomis

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Books Northwest
Published
1936
Condition
Good+
Edition
First edition Ninth Impression
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$30.00

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278pp. 47 colored images and other 100 other illustrations. Later printing of the first edition of 1923. Beautiful and still informative, sized for field use.
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$30.00
cover of Rock and Roll Will Stand

Rock and Roll Will Stand

by Griel Marcus

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Books Northwest
Published
1969
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First edition first printing
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$30.00

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182pp. Near Fine due to slight shelf wear on front cover. Very small stain on top corners of 11-20 does not effect text block. First book by Greil Marcus, who is still writing in 2020.
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$30.00
cover of Ragtime

Ragtime

by E.L Doctorow

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Books Northwest
Published
1975
Condition
Fine
Edition
First printing first edition
ISBN
9780394469010
Item Price
$40.00

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271pp., olive topstain, red endpapers. First edition/first printing. Full Random House number line 24689753 (RH first printings start with 2). A fine copy in fine jacket, price intact ($8.95). Dj in protective mylar cover.
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$40.00
cover of The Byrds

The Byrds

by Bud Scoppa

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Published
Sep 1971
Condition
Good+
Edition
First printing first edition
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$32.00

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175pp. Rare early biography of seminal rock band The Byrds by noted music writer Bud Scoppa. Cover has 1/2" rough paper lower left corner where price sticker was removed; otherwise book is unmarked. Dozens of black and white photographs, discography, lyrics to three songs recorded by The Byrds.
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$32.00
cover of Myra Breckinridge

Myra Breckinridge

by Gore Vidal

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Books Northwest
Published
1968
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First printing first edition
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$34.00

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264pp. First printing. Light fraying on dj spine and small creases on front dj flap ends; dj in mylar cover, price intact. Very small ink price of 4.75 in upper right corner of ffep. Overall a very attractive copy of Vidal's satire about gender assignment and sexual identity, certainly ahead of his time in 1968.
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cover of How the Irish Saved Civilization

How the Irish Saved Civilization

by Thomas Cahill

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Books Northwest
Published
1996-02-01
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780385418492
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$32.00

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245pp. Fine copy of this critically-acclaimed national bestseller, signed by author on title page: "For Carol and Chuck, Tom Cahill" (see photos)
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$32.00
cover of The Da Vinci Code

The Da Vinci Code

by Dan Brown

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Books Northwest
Published
2003-03-18
Condition
As New
Edition
First printing first edition
ISBN
9780385504201
Item Price
$185.00

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454pp. As New copy in As New dj with protective clear cover. Pristine first edition/first printing of this massively successful novel.
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$185.00
cover of The Denial of Death

The Denial of Death

by ERNEST BECKER

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Books Northwest
Published
1973
Condition
As New
Edition
First printing first edition
ISBN
9780029021507
Item Price
$200.00

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314pp, blue cloth boards w/gilt and white lettering on spine. As new condition with Good dustjacket in Brodart clear cover. Black ink marks on dj spine near bottom (see photo) and some wear on dj front cover corners and spine edges. Ernest Becker (September 27, 1924 – March 6, 1974) was an American cultural anthropologist. This book was… Read more
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$200.00
cover of Aircrew Survival

Aircrew Survival

by Dept. of the Air Force

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Books Northwest
Published
1996
Condition
As New
ISBN
9780160465611
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$85.00

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121pp, Green plastic covers in metal comb binding, plastic coated pages. "This pamphlet is designed to aid your survival and rescue efforts regardless of geographic location or climatic condition. It describes, in outline form, the basic survival skills which you have learned. It will assist you in recognizing and using the natural resources at hand. This information plus your will… Read more
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$85.00
cover of Ernest Withers: The Memphis Blues Again

Ernest Withers: The Memphis Blues Again

by Ernest Withers; Daniel Wolff

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Books Northwest
Published
2001
Condition
Fine
Edition
First printing first edition
ISBN
9780670030316
Item Price
$190.00

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175pp, first edition, first printing. Signed by author in black marker on ffep (see photos): "To Brenda and Jeff Bryer, My love to you, Ernest C. Withers." Printed in Japan on thick coated stock. Gorgeous photographs from the 50s, 60s, and 70s, taken primarily in Memphis. Withers photographed the clubs, dance halls, auditoriums, recording studios, churches and streets of Memphis,… Read more
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$190.00
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Aesthetics and Technology in Building

by pier luigi nervi

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Books Northwest
Published
1966
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
second printing
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$32.00

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199pp. First edition, second printing. Previous owner's name at top of ffep, dj price-clipped and missing 1" at bottom of back, but unnoticeable with clear protective cover (white over white, see photos). Book pages are clean and unmarked. Contains Nervi's Charles Eliot Norton Lectures at Harvard 1961-1962. Nervi was one of the world's most distinguished architects, his credo was "Architecture… Read more
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cover of The Inverse Scattering Transformation and the Theory of Solitons

The Inverse Scattering Transformation and the Theory of Solitons

by Eckhaus W., Van Harten A.

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Books Northwest
Published
1981
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First
ISBN
9780444861665
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$38.00

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Very good condition with light scuffing on cover along left edge. Book is unmarked. All you need to know about Inverse Scattering Transformation and the Theory of Solitons
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cover of Seeking Wisdom

Seeking Wisdom

by Peter Bevelin

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Books Northwest
Published
2007
Condition
Fine
Edition
Third
ISBN
9781578644285
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$59.00

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Fine copy of Bevelin's compendium of answers to questions such as Why do we behave like we do? What do we want out of life? based on his readings in biology, psychology, neuroscience, physics and mathematics. Includes content from Darwin, Albert Einstein, Richard Feynman, and Bevelin's business heroes, Warren Buffett and Charles Munger. Interesting and highly informative
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cover of DOBLE STEAM CARS

DOBLE STEAM CARS

by J. N. Walton

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Books Northwest
Published
1965
Condition
Fine
Edition
revised
Item Price
$70.00

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209 pp, 83 illustrations. Fine, 1965 edition. Previous owners name stamped on ffep with date and price paid, name stamp on bottom of last free page, otherwise clean and unmarked throughout. Abner Doble was a technically-advanced innovator in steam powered vehicles. The history of the company with descriptions of steam engines and chassis designs, highly technical explanations of steam power,… Read more
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$70.00
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Old Times on the Mississippi [Installment VI]

by Mark Twain

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Books Northwest
Published
1875
Condition
Fair
Edition
First
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$90.00

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Atlantic Monthly, Vol. XXV. --June, 1875.--No. CCXII. Front cover missing, foxing on edges but not on text block, spine missing pieces on top and bottom. Installment VI of Twain's "Old Times on the Mississippi," (pp 721-730) Twain renamed the book"Life on the Mississippi" and it was published in 1883. This excerpt is ten pages long and subtitled OFFICIAL RANK AND… Read more
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$90.00