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cover of Prophets of a New Age:  The Politics of Hope from the Eighteenth through the Twenty-First Centuries

Prophets of a New Age: The Politics of Hope from the Eighteenth through the Twenty-First Centuries

by Green, Martin

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Published
1992
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Very Good
Edition
First
ISBN
9780684193168
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New York: Macmillan, 1992. First Edition with full numberline 8vo size hardcover with dust jacket; 305 pages. From jacket: "(The author) takes a serious look at three centuries of a social and cultural movement much maligned by academics and men of action. Defining a New Ager as one who sees "the possibility of a radically new… Read more
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cover of Comeback Cities:  A Blueprint for Urban Neighborhood Revival

Comeback Cities: A Blueprint for Urban Neighborhood Revival

by Grogan, Paul S. & Tony Proscio

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Boulder, CO: Waterview Press Signed and inscribed on fep by co-author Paul Grogan. 8vo size hardcover with dust jacket; 285 pages From jacket: (This book) shows how innovative, pragmatic tactics for ameliorating the nations urban ills have produced results beyond anyone's expectations, reawakening America's toughest neighborhoods. In the past, big government and business working separately were… Read more
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cover of The Essential Lippmann:  a Political Philosophy for Liberal Democracy

The Essential Lippmann: a Political Philosophy for Liberal Democracy

by Rossiter, Clinton & James Lare (editors)

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Published
1963
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Good
Edition
First
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$35.00

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New York: Random House, 1963. Stated First Printing 8vo size red clothbound hardcover with gilt titles on spine and black and gilt decorations on spine and front cover; 552 deckle edge pages Contents include: The Dilemma of Liberal Democracy The Challenge of Modernity The Public and Its Role Men and Citizens The Public Philosophy The Tension of… Read more
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cover of Freedom of Association

Freedom of Association

by Gutmann, Amy (editor)

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Published
1998
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Good
Edition
First
ISBN
9780691057590
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$8.00

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Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1998. 382 pages From back: "Americans are joiners. They are members of churches, fraternal and sororal organization, sports leagues, community centers, parent-teacher associations, professional associations, residential associations, literary societies... and service organizations of all sorts. Social scientists are engaged in a lively argument about whether a decreasing proportion of Americans over… Read more
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cover of Man's Struggle for Shelter in an Urbanizing World

Man's Struggle for Shelter in an Urbanizing World

by Abrams, Charles

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Published
1970
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Good
ISBN
9780262010108
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$6.00

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Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1970. Signed in green ink by author on title pages 8vo size trade paperback; 160 pages From back: "Peopled by such dubitable heroes as Pocus Snarple, Spoffie Pendelton, and the Flying Farquhars of Eastham, these yarns are about mermaids on the other fishwives, fisherman catching woodchucks from rowboats, fogs strong enough to alter the architecture,… Read more
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cover of Live, Direct and Biased?  Making Television News in the Satellite Age

Live, Direct and Biased? Making Television News in the Satellite Age

by MacGregor, Brent

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Published
1997
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Good
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London: Arnold, 1997. 234 bright, white pages. Bumped corners and head and heel of spine. Edgewear to top corners. We note a red stripe on outside pages. From back: "A study of the changing face of TV news, this book examines both the transmitted screen product and the newsgathering process." Quotes are for illustrative purposes… Read more
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cover of Gracefully Insane:  Life and Death Inside America's Premier Mental Hospital

Gracefully Insane: Life and Death Inside America's Premier Mental Hospital

by Beam, Alex

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Published
2001
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Good
ISBN
9781586481612
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$5.00

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New York: Public Affairs Press, 2001. 273 pages with a section of glossy stock black and white photographs, many vintage. We note significant creasing to spine and creased top back corner. From back: "McLean Hospital is one of the most famous, most elite, and was once among the most luxurious mental institutions in America. Its famed… Read more
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cover of Flickering Flames:  a History of Domestic Lighting Through the Ages

Flickering Flames: a History of Domestic Lighting Through the Ages

by Thwing, Leroy

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Published
1958
Condition
Reading Copy
Edition
First
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Rutland, VT: Charles E. Tuttle Co., 1958. Reading copy of this ex-library book. No jacket, but jacket flap has been paperclipped to fep. From flap: "(The author) traces the development of domestic lighting from prehistoric beginnings to the still remembered lamps of the Victorian era...(covers) lighting forms, fuels and technical advances..." Black and white photographs and… Read more
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cover of The Crown Jewels

The Crown Jewels

by Warner, Oliver

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Published
1951
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Good
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Harmondsworth, Middlesex: Penguin Books, 1951. One in a series of King Penguin books we have available. 32 pages followed by a section of 16 color (colour) plates by Paxton Chadwick. Color illustrated jacket matches illustrated hardcover underneath and has rubbing, edgewear, quarter inch tear on back and chip to top left corner. Thanks for shopping with… Read more
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cover of The Microcosm of London

The Microcosm of London

by Rowlandson, T. & A.C. Pugin

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Published
1943
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Good
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London: King Penguin Books, 1943. One in a series of King Penguin books we have available. Text by John Summerson. 32 pages followed by a section of 16 color (colour) plates. Illustrations are suitable for framing. Top half of backstrap missing. Edgewear, bumped and worn corners and tanning to cover margins and spine. Pages have… Read more
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cover of A First Language:  The Early Stages

A First Language: The Early Stages

by Brown, Roger

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Published
1973
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Good
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Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1973. 437 bright, white pages to this heavy volume. Jacket has edgewear, minor chipping on bottom of jacket and a one inch tear on back; pencilled price and owner's stamp on fep. Owner's stamp to top of book. From jacket: "This longitudinal research project records the conversational performances of three children,… Read more
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cover of Maiden Voyage

Maiden Voyage

by Aebi, Tania and Bernadette Brennan

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Published
1989
Condition
Good
Edition
First
ISBN
9780671666538
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$100.00

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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1989. Signed by author on ffep. First Edition with full numberline 302 pages plus a center section of color photographs on glossy stock From jacket: "Tania Aebi is the first American woman - and the youngest person ever - to sail around the world alone. (This book) tells the story of the coming-of-age… Read more
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cover of Text Production:  Toward a Science of Composition

Text Production: Toward a Science of Composition

by De Beaugrande, Robert

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Published
1984
Condition
Good
ISBN
9780893911591
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$55.00

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New Jersey: Ablex Publishing Corporation, 1984. 400 bright, white pages. Volume XI in the series Advances in Discourse Processes. Edgewear; light creases to front corners, crease on top back corner and top of last few page. Last two pages of index not separated properly during the manufacturing process. Pencilled price on fep and library discard stamp. … Read more
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cover of This Is Glass

This Is Glass

by

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Corning, NY: Corning Glass Works 56 bright glossy pages with black and white photographs and color photo illustrated on cover. Book is divided into three sections: What Is Glass?, How Glass Is Made and How Is Glass Used? Additional content includes: The Development of Glass Special Glasses Chemically Strengthened Glass Photochromic Glass Blowing Pressing Creased bottom… Read more
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cover of English Furniture from the Middle Ages to Modern Times

English Furniture from the Middle Ages to Modern Times

by Macdonald-Taylor, Margaret

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Published
1966
Condition
Good
Edition
First American
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New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1966. First American Edition Small 4to size black clothbound hardcover; 299 pages with two sections of black and white photographs on glossy paper plus many other black and white illustrations. Contents include: Medieval Period Tudor and Stuart Furniture The Queen Anne, Georgian and Regency Periods The Victorian Period The 20th Century Bed… Read more
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cover of The Future Metropolis

The Future Metropolis

by Rodwin, Lloyd (editor)

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Published
1961
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Good
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New York: George Braziller, 1961. 253 pages. We noted very light pencilled brackets on 14 pages. Jacket has edgewear and rubbing wear and an inch tear on back. May be slightly musty. Thanks for shopping with us. 100% of your purchase benefits charity and supports literacy and life-long learning.. Cloth. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" -… Read more
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cover of Secrets on the Ethics of Concealment and Revelation

Secrets on the Ethics of Concealment and Revelation

by Bok, Sissela

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Published
1982
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First
ISBN
9780394515816
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$17.00

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New York: Pantheon Books, 1982. Stated First Edition. Signed and inscribed "with best wishes" on fep. 332 pages. Autographed copy sticker on jacket. Bumped head and heel of jacket and some soil to top of book. Thanks for shopping with us. 100% of your purchase benefits charity and supports literacy and life-long learning.. Signed by… Read more
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cover of In the Realms of Gold:  The Story of the Carnegie Medal

In the Realms of Gold: The Story of the Carnegie Medal

by Barker, Keith

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Published
1986
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Very Good
ISBN
9780862032609
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London: Julia MacRae Books, 1986. 61 bright, white pages; very tight binding as if never opened. Gold Carnegie medal seal embossed onto cover. Sticker on side. Some rubbing wear to covers. "Includes a bibliography and complete list of Carnegie Medal-winning books." Quotes are for illustrative purposes only and remain the property of their copywright holders.… Read more
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cover of Urban Housing

Urban Housing

by Wheaton, William L.C. (editor)

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Published
1966
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First
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$14.00

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New York: The Free Press, 1966. A Volume in the Reader Series of Urban Planning and Development Edited by William L.C. Wheaton, Grace Milgram and Margy Ellin Meyerson. Stated First Printing. 523 pages with green topstain. From jacket: "No single element in urban planning outweighs in importance that of housing for the well-being of the individual, the family, and… Read more
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cover of Trials By Wildfire:  In search of the New Warrior Spirit

Trials By Wildfire: In search of the New Warrior Spirit

by Leschak, Peter M.

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Published
2000
Condition
Good
ISBN
9781570251986
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$12.00

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Duluth, Minnesota: Pfeifer-Hamilton Publishers, 2000. 168 bright, white pages with inscription on title pages. Light crease on front cover. Bump to bottom back corner and some page tips. "Using his professional experiences fighting forest fires as a vivid metaphor for the warrior code, Peter weaves captivating tales of raging wildfires...Peter brings the soul of a poet contemplating life… Read more
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