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Epidemics and Society: From the Black Death to the Present (Open Yale Courses)

by Frank M. Snowden

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October 2019
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Very Good
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First Edition
ISBN
9780300192216
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New Haven: Yale University Press, October 2019. Hardcover. First Edition / full number line. Very Good book in a Near Fine jacket. Notes penciled to text. Spine tail bumped. Two small (1/8") stains to fore-edge. Light edgewear to jacket, no tears. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xiii + 582 pages.
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Level 4: Virus Hunters of the CDC

by Joseph B. McCormick; Susan Fisher-Hoch

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Published
1999
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Fine
ISBN
9781435160606
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New York: Sterling / Fall River Press, 1999. Hardcover. Full number line. Fine book in a Fine jacket. Slight shelfwear, otherwise As New. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 397 pages. Ebola, Lassa Fever, AIDS--few natural disasters inspire such utter panic as a rampaging virus. In this gripping, true account of the war against worldwide epidemics,… Read more
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Gifted Hands : The Ben Carson Story (20th Anniversary Edition)

by Ben Carson; Cecil Murphey

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Published
April 2011
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Fine
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20th Anniversary Edition, First Thus
ISBN
0025986332907
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Grand Rapids, Michigan: Zondervan, April 2011. Hardcover. 20th Anniversary Edition. First Thus / full number line. Stamped gift inscription by author on FFEP: "Remember to always THINK BIG! Ben Carson." Fine book in a Fine jacket. Text block pristine. Spine straight and tight, ends lightly bumped. Jacket clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 240… Read more
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The Professor of Light

by Marina Tamar Budhos

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Published
March 1999
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780399144738
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New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. March 1999. Hardcover. First Edition / full number line. Near Fine book in a Near Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and very tight, ends bumped. Black remainder mark to top edge. Light foxing to edges. Jacket clean and bright with slight edgewear. Not from a library. Not clipped. 254 pages. This is… Read more
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Disco For The Departed (Dr. Siri Paiboun Mystery, 3)

by Colin Cotterill

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Published
August 2007
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Near Fine
ISBN
9781569474648
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New York: Soho, August 2007. Trade Paperback. Near Fine. Text unmarked. Spine straight and tight with slight crease to lower half. Covers clean and bright. Not from a library. Very light reading wear to edges and corners. 248 pages. Dr Siri Paiboun, reluctant national coroner of the People's Democratic Republic of Laos, is summoned to a remote location in… Read more
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The American Heritage Dictionary of Science

by Robert K. Barnhart

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Published
September 1988
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Fine
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First Edition
ISBN
0046442483674
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, September 1988. Hardcover. First printing / full number line. Brown leatherette over boards with copper titles to spine and front cover. Fine book in a Very Good jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight. Light wear to bottom edge. Jacket rubbed, and faded at spine. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xxiv + 740… Read more
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Origami Bridges: Poems of Psychoanalysis and Fire

by Diane Ackerman

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Published
October 2003
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Near Fine
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First Paperback Edition
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9780060555290
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New York: Harper Perennial, October 2003. Trade Paperback. First Paperback Edition / full numberline. Near Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Light wear to rear cover. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xii + 147 pages. At the heart of Origami Bridges is the delicate relationship of trust between analyst and patient, a relationship… Read more
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Tender is the Night

by F. Scott Fitzgerald

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Published
June 1977
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As New
ISBN
9780684151519
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, June 1977 [c1934]. Hardcover. Quarter-bound in black cloth with black paper sides and gilt lettering to spine. An As New book in a Fine jacket. Slight rubbing to jacket, otherwise pristine inside and out. Very tight. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 315 pages. Set in the South of France in… Read more
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Shadow Divers : The True Adventure of Two Americans Who Risked Everything to Solve One of the Last Mysteries of World War II

by Robert Kurson

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Published
May 2005
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Fine
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First Paperback Edition
ISBN
8601417156322
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New York: Random House. May 2005. Trade Paperback. First Paperback Edition (stated) / full number line. Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean and bright. Slight edgewear. xiv + 390 pages including reader's guide. 24 pages of plates. A true tale of riveting adventure in which two weekend scuba divers risk everything to solve a great… Read more
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A Few Short Notes on Tropical Butterflies: Stories

by John Murray

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Published
2003
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Near Fine
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First Edition, Second Printing
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9780060509286
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New York: Harper. 2003. Hardcover. First Edition (stated) / second printing per number line. Near Fine book in a Very Good jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight. Jacket has rubbing and shelfwear, particularly to rear panel. No tears. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 288 pages. John Murray seamlessly meshes fact with fiction, taking his inspiration… Read more
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The Map That Changed the World : William Smith and the Birth of Modern Geology

by Simon Winchester

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August 2002
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Fine
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9780060931803
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New York: HarperCollins / Perennial, August 2002. Trade Paperback. Fine. Pristine inside and out. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xx + 329 pages. In 1793, a canal digger named William Smith made a startling discovery. He found that by tracing the placement of fossils, which he uncovered in his excavations, one could follow layers of… Read more
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Black Holes Explained (The Great Courses, 1841)

by Alex Filippenko

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Published
2009
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Fine
ISBN
9781598035896
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Chantilly, Virginia: Teaching Company, 2009. DVD. Twelve 30-minute lectures on two Fine DVDs in a Fine original case along with a Fine 84-page paperback Course Guidebook. Disks show little sign of prior use. Not from a library. Suitable for gifting. Drawing on extensive graphics, including hundreds of stunning astronomical images, Dr. Filippenko shows how scientists have been able to… Read more
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Memory and the Human Lifespan (The Great Courses, 1911)

by Steve Joordens

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Published
2011
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Fine
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9781598037555
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Chantilly, Virginia: Teaching Company, 2011. DVD. Twenty-four 30-minute lectures on four Fine DVDs in a Fine original case along with an As New 127-page paperback Course Guidebook. No shrink-wrap, otherwise As New. Pristine inside and out. Not from a library. From the estate of Amato Giaccia, MD. Suitable for gifting. Theese 24 lectures take you on a startling voyage… Read more
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Chantilly, Virginia: Teaching Company, 2005. DVD. Twenty-four 30-minute lectures on four Fine DVDs in a Fine original case along with an As New 120-page paperback Course Guidebook. No shrink-wrap, otherwise As New. Not from a library. From the estate of Amato Giaccia, MD. Suitable for gifting. An interdisciplinary approach to this fascinating subject. In 24 lectures, you will investigate how… Read more
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Understanding the Brain (The Great Courses, 1580, DVD)

by Jeanette Norden

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Published
2007
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New
ISBN
9781598033632
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Chantilly, Virginia: Teaching Company, 2007. DVDs. New. In plastic wrap. Thirty-six 30-minute lectures on six new DVDs in a new case along with a new 190-page paperback illustrated Course Guidebook. Understanding the Brain, a 36-lecture course by award-winning Professor Jeanette Norden of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, takes you inside this astonishingly complex organ and shows you how it works,… Read more
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The Joy of Mathematics (The Great Courses, 1411)

by Arthur T. Benjamin

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Published
2007
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Fine
ISBN
9781598033106
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Twenty-four 30-minute lectures on four Fine DVDs in a Fine original case along with an As New 173-page paperback Course Guidebook. No shrink-wrap, otherwise As New. Pristine inside and out. Not from a library. Suitable for gifting. Ready to exercise those brain cells? Humans have been having fun with mathematics for thousands of years. Along the way, they've discovered… Read more
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Chantilly, Virginia: The Teaching Company, 1996. DVD. Thirty-two 45-minute lectures on eight Fine DVDs in four Fine original cases along with a Fine 191-page paperback Course Guidebook. No shrink-wrap, otherwise As New. Pristine inside and out. Not from a library. From the estate of Amato Giaccia, MD. Suitable for gifting. These 32 lectures are your owner's manual to a… Read more
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Chantilly, VA: Teaching Company, 2011. DVD. Twenty-four 30-minute lectures on four Fine DVDs in a Fine original case along with an As New 202-page paperback Course Guidebook. No shrink-wrap, otherwise As New. Pristine inside and out. Not from a library. Suitable for gifting. The Giza pyramids. Brunelleschi's dome. The Brooklyn Bridge. Each of these structures is iconic. They provoke… Read more
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Understanding Genetics : DNA, Genes, and Their Real-World Applications (The Great Courses, 1533)

by David Sadava

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Published
2008
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Fine
ISBN
9781598033946
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Chantilly, Virginia: Teaching Company, 2008. DVD. Twenty-four 30-minute lectures on four Fine DVDs in a Fine original case along with an As New 177-page paperback Course Guidebook. No shrink-wrap, otherwise As New. Pristine inside and out. Not from a library. Suitable for gifting. Understanding genetics is like sitting down to work a massive puzzle. With each piece you examine,… Read more
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Whistling Steam: Romance of Indian Rails (Pocket Art Series)

by Dileep Prakash

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Published
2002
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As New
ISBN
9788174361875
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New Delhi: Lustre Press / Roli Books, 2002. Paperback. As New. Not damaged. No remainder mark. Not from a library. 64 pages. This souvenir book is presented in a postcard-size format of 64 pages, with 16 pages of text and 24 black & white plates on art card, with descriptive captions.
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