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CHINESE LOVE TALES

By Mathers, E. Powys

NY, NY: Avon, 1955. 96 pp., pictorial wraps, # 682; Book shows light edge & corner wear, light reading crease along spine, a little very light rubbing to top portion of front cover, small area of scratches at top of back cover / "Exotic classics of bizarre love." Adapted from the classic literature of China in the 17th century. Illustrated with B&W drawings. /. First Printing. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good to Fine.

$20.00

A LIBERAL ANSWER TO THE CONSERVATIVE CHALLENGE

By McCarthy, Senator Eugene J.

NY, NY: Macfadden-Bartell, 1968. # 75-111, 128 pp., pictorial wraps; front cover has crease at spine, light crease at top corner, a small nick to right edge, some very minor rubbing, slight chipping/flaking at edges; back cover has light crease along spine, crease to bottom corner, a small blemish & very minor edge wear; some color flaking along spine; light browning of inside covers & pages; binding is tight & square, cover bright / "A liberal Senator vigorously denies that liberalism is outmoded, and restates its aims in terms of present-day problems." /. 2nd Printing. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good.

$10.00

AT THE BEACH: Hawaii's Favorite Pastime

By Malvaney, Sam

Honolulu, HI: Mutual, 1986. (103) pp., gray cloth w/ black lettering, photo-printed endpapers; Dust jacket in Mylar cover; Book has slight fading, small bump & light foxing to top edges; prev. owner's inscription to front pastedown; foxing to half-title w/ a little to credits page at end of book; Jacket has short worn edge tear at head of spine; wear & very short tears to top of front fold and bottom of rear fold; some light rubbing and surface scratches overall / "Through the lenses of some of Hawaii's finest photographers, 'At the Beach' takes you on a magical excursion to many of Hawaii's most famous and most secret beaches. This fascinating collection of images is the next best thing to actually being at the beach . . ." Lavishly illustrated with color photos. /. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good to Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall (square format).

$9.50

THE EROTIC LIFE OF THE AMERICAN WIFE: A SURVEY OF HER SEXUAL MORES

By Gittelson, Natalie

NY, NY: Delacorte Press, 1975. xv, 380 pp., red cloth w/ gold lettering, Dust jacket in Mylar cover; Book has loose binding, minor damage to some bottom page edges, very small stain to front endpapers, about 2 1/2" square of bottom corner of rear endpaper blacked w/ marker; Jacket shows edge wear & chipping esp. at spine ends, small hole near base of spine, single piece of clear tape to each corner of inside flaps, moderate crease to right side of front panel / ". . . Gittelson spent two years touring this country interviewing women - some 600 to 1000 of them - and from those interviews she has put together a marriage-rocking picture of the sex life of the American wife." /. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$7.50

THE PROCESSION

By Gibran, Kahlil

NY, NY: Philosophical Library, 1958. 111 pp., light brown paper-covered boards w/ black lettering, Dust jacket in Mylar cover; Book shows slight wear to spine ends, a very small ragged area to extreme bottom edge of rear board, prev. owner's stamp & old price erasure to front endpaper; dark smudge to verso of half-title; 1" triangular section of rear endpaper at bottom near gutter torn & apparently glued to rear pastedown; Jacket shows wear, chipping & a short tear to head of spine, 4 short tears to top edge of front panel w/ attempted repair using 2 pieces of clear tape, rubbing & a little soil along spine, rubbing to central area of front panel & some small soil spots, wear along flap folds w/ a short tear at bottom of front fold / Edited and translated by George Kheirallah. Gibran's first and last major work in verse. Illustrated with B&W line drawings. /. First Thus. Hard Cover. Good/Fair to Good. Illus. by Gibran, Kahlil. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$6.50

GIANT'S GONE: Men Who Made Chicago

By Poole, Ernest

NY, NY: Whittlesey House, 1943. 354 pp., dark blue cloth w/ gold lettering; Dust jacket in Mylar cover; Book has light wear at spine ends and top & bottom edges; corners bumped; binding has come loose from backstrip but hinges are not cracked; endpapers browning a little w/ a couple small brown spots to rear endpaper; a little foxing to last page; Dust jacket shows significant wear & chipping to flap folds & spine ends; dampstains centering on rear fold; some soil, rub lines, small nicks & stains overall / ". . . the story of the pioneers, men of energy who believed in Chicago's great future and their own, and as business builders took chances that would make men gasp today." Illustrated with B&W drawings at chapter headings. /. 2nd Printing. Hard Cover. Fair to Good/Fair. Illus. by C.B. Falls. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$10.00

THONGOR OF LEMURIA

By Carter, Lin

NY, NY: Ace, 1966. 127 pp., pictorial wraps, # F-383; Book shows wear at spine ends; light edge wear; front cover has crease at edge of spine, small crease to bottom right corner; back cover has crease 1/4" from spine, to top left, and to bottom left corner w/ some light soil & stains / "He challenged the jungle terrors of the Lost Continent." One interior illustration. /. Original Edition. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good. Illus. by Gray Morrow.

$5.00

NIGHT FIRE

By Kimbrough, Edward

NY, NY: Rinehart, 1946. 343 pp., deckle edges, green cloth w/ black lettering, Dust jacket in Mylar cover; Book has bumped corners & spine ends, some wear to corners, spine ends, top & bottom edges of boards; erasures to top corner of front endpaper; Jacket shows wear & chipping to corners & spine ends w/ small pieces missing at corners of spine, creasing, slight soil & dampstain to bottom portion of rear panel / An award-winning novel about Mississippi. /. Later Printing. Hard Cover. Good to Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$10.00

THE MAN WITH NINE LIVES / A TOUCH OF INFINITY

By Ellison, Harlan

NY, NY: Ace Double, 1960. 123 pp. / 133 pp., pictorial wraps, # D-413; Book shows wear at 2 corners of spine; light crease to each cover along spine; ". . . Nine Lives" cover has some very light creasing to top portion, dampstain to lower portion (shows on inside of cover only), also dampstain to bottom page edges; "Touch of Infinity" covers/pages show a little waviness at bottom portions, cover has chipping at top edge w/ 2 small chips to right edge, also a number of tiny rubs or nicks & a little soil at top left; spine has slight twist (square on one end, not quite on other); light foxing to inside of both covers & facing pages / Cover art for "The Man With Nine Lives is by EMSH (Ed Emshwiller). Double Harlan Ellison original edition. /. Original Edition. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good to Fine. Illus. by EMSH (Ed Emshwiller -Cover art).

$75.00

AMERICA'S HIDDEN WILDERNESS: Lands of Seclusion
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AMERICA'S HIDDEN WILDERNESS: Lands of Seclusion

By National Geographic Society

Washington, D.C.: National Geographic Society, 1988. 199 pp., white binding w/ black lettering & photo illustration to front board; Dust jacket in Mylar cover; Book has prev. owner's gift inscription to front endpaper, else fine; Jacket shows some wear to corners & spine ends w/ several very short edge tears to spine ends & top of rear flap fold; 1 1/2" pen line to top left of front cover, otherwise clean & bright / Profusely illustrated with color photos and maps. /. edition not stated. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Good to Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$10.00

JANNER'S COMPLETE PRESENTATION SKILLS ( Boxed Set of 3 Books )

By Janner, Greville

London, UK: Hutchinson Business, 1986. BOXED SET of 3 TRADE PAPERBACKS: "Janner's Complete Letterwriter," xii, 241 pp.; "Janner's Complete Speechmaker," xii, 241 pp.; "Janner On Presentation," xii, 244 pp., all pictorial wraps, all books in VERY GOOD or better condition; BOX has damage and separation at top corner, but is structurally quite sound, clean & bright in else fine condition / 1984 editions, 1986 printings. All books illustrated in B&W with occasional cartoon drawings. /.

$23.00

BACKFIRE

By Sauter, Eric

NY, NY: Dutton, 1992. 340 pp., 1/4 black cloth w/ red boards & gold lettering; Dust jacket in Mylar cover; Book remainder stripe to bottom edge of page block; Jacket shows two faint rub marks to front panel, very light rubbing to rear panel, slight wear to top corner of same / A novel of suspense. /. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$13.50

THE CELESTINE PROPHECY: AN ADVENTURE
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THE CELESTINE PROPHECY: AN ADVENTURE

By Redfield, James

NY, NY: Warner, 1994. 246 pp., 1/4 green textured w/ white boards, Dust jacket in Mylar cover; Book slight wear at base of spine; Jacket has small rub at top of front fold / "In the rain forests of Peru, an ancient manuscript has been discovered. Within its pages are 9 key insights into life itself - insights each human being is predicted to grasp sequentially, one insight then another, as we move toward a completely spiritual culture on Earth." /. Later Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$12.00

CARPENTERS AND BUILDERS LIBRARY NO. 1: Tools, Steel Square, Joinery

By Ball, John E.

Indianapolis, IN,: Audel,, 1978. 374 pp., orange, black & white illustrated boards; Book has small scuff to front board, some wear to corners & spine ends as well as to top edge of front board, a little light rubbing / Chapters include: Woods; Nails; Screws; Bolts; The Workbench; Carpenters' Tools; Joints and Joinery; Cabinetmaking Joints; Wood Patternmaking; Kitchen Cabinet Construction. Illustrated with B&W photos, drawings, diagrams and charts. /. Fourth Edition, 4th Print.,. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket (as issued). 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. BCE.

$7.50

BEHOLD THE FIRE

By Salinger,Steven D.

NY, NY: Warner, 1997. 372 pp., black binding w/ white lettering; Dust jacket in Mylar cover; Book has slight shelfwear to bottom edges, else fine; Jacket shows some wear to edges of flap folds, else fine / "In the tradition of Ludlum, Grisham and Baldacci comes a stunning debut novel about the most harrowing journey a man can ever take - the act of coming home." /. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$12.50

PETERSEN'S BASIC GUIDE TO PHOTOGRAPHY

By Jacobs, Lou ( & Editors of Photographic Magazine )

Los Angeles, CA,: Petersen, 144 pp., pictorial wraps; Book has edge wear w/ rubbing, scratches, small nicks to covers, split at top 1/2" of spine, nick to edge of spine, small split developing at bottom, title page has small darkened area (from old sticker) and hole cut (approx. 1/4" x 1 1/2") to remove a prev. owner's name, pages browning a little / "Four key steps to better photography: 1. Equipment; 2. Exposure; 3. Technique; 4 Finishing the job." Illustrated with many B&W and color photos. /. edition not stated. Trade Paperback. Fair. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$5.00

SWAN, THE SECOND VOYAGE

By Moore, Jim

Dobbs Ferry, NY: Sheridan House, 1994. viii, 212 pp., pale yellow cloth w/ metallic red lettering, map-printed endpapers; Dust jacket in Mylar cover; Book has bumped top corner of front board, else fine; Jacket has bump to same corner as book / Author of "By Way of the Wind" makes voyage from Hawaii, down coast of US and Mexico, through Panama Canal and up to North Carolina. Illustrated with B&W diagrams, maps and photos. /. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

LIFE WISH
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LIFE WISH

By Ireland, Jill

Boston, MA: Little, Brown / Back Bay Books, 1987. viii, 294 pp., 1/4 bound plum w/ white boards & silver lettering, Dust jacket in Mylar cover; Book has light foxing to top page edges, prev. owner's book plate to front pastedown, small reddish spot to front endpaper, else fine; Jacket has 4 short tears (1/4" to 3/4") & light creasing to bottom edge of front panel, edge wear & crease to top of front panel, a few spots of light foxing to flap folds & top portion of rear panel, light crease and faint black mark near base of spine, very short tear & slight foxing to bottom edge of rear panel / Inspiring story of battle with cancer. Illustrated with 16 pages of B&W photos. /. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$8.00

WORLD'S END: VOLUME 2 IN THE SNOW QUEEN CYCLE

By Vinge, Joan D.

NY, NY: Bluejay, 1984. 230 pp., maroon cloth w/ gold lettering; Dust jacket in Mylar cover; Book has small indentation to top left of front endpaper diminishing gradually into 1st 30 pages of book, else fine; Jacket shows slight wear at head of spine w/ a small spot of color from book to inside only / Vinge won the Hugo award for "The Snow Queen" in 1990. /. First Trade Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by Leo & Diane Dillon (cover art). 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$12.00

THE LOON: Voice of the Wilderness

By Dunning, Joan

Dublin, NH: Yankee, 1986. 143 pp., dark gray cloth spine w/ light gray embossed cloth boards & white lettering; Book shows some wear at base of spine; front board has bottom corner bumped; very faint smudges to several pages; Dust jacket shows some wear to tops of flap folds; minor edge wear; some light rubbing overall / Foreword by Robert J. Lutsema. Illustrated with 8 color plates of watercolors and B&W drawings. / . 7th Print.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Joan Dunning. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$10.00

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