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BLACK BEAUTY: The Autobiography of a Horse

By Sewell, Anna

NY, NY: Junior Deluxe Editions / Nelson Doubleday, 1954. 224 pp., green spine w/ gray boards , black & brown lettering & decoration, decorated endpapers; DJ in clear archival cover; book shows very light wear to ends of spine & corners of boards; shelfwear to bottom edges of boards w/ a small dent to bottom edge of front board; small faint brown stain to top edge of front endpapers; DJ shows wear & short tears to ends of spine & folds w/ a 1/2" worn tear to heel of spine; creases at edges of rear panel; some light to moderate soil overall, as well as a number of small blemishes; top corner of front flap is clipped w/ publisher's price label added / Illustrated with B&W drawings. /. Hard Cover. Very Good -/Good +. Illus. by Walter Seaton. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.00

FORTRAN, FIFTH EDITION Update
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FORTRAN, FIFTH EDITION Update

By Koffman, Elliot B. & Friedman, Frank L.

Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley,, 1997. xviii, 653 pp., answers section, index, pictorial wraps; Book covers curl up somewhat at corners w/ light creasing to back cover / This is an instructional review copy with "professional copy not for sa le" permanently imprinted in gold to fore edges of covers. /. Fifth Edition. Trade Paperback. Good to Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Review Copy.

$25.00

THE FLESH IS REAL ( original title: The Square Trap )

By Shulman, Irving

NY, NY: Popular Library, 1955. 287 pp., pictorial wraps, # G145; Book shows nicks to front cover at spine, as well as small creases to corners; small creases to corners of back cover; small dark smudge to spine / "A brawling novel of youth run wild." Author of "The Amboy Dukes," and "Cry Tough." /. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good -.

$10.00

CONFESSIONS OF A SCIENTIST

By Ditmars, Raymond L.

NY, NY: Macmillan, 1934. xii, 241 pp., maroon cloth w/ gold lettering; Book shows a little fading to spine w/ a little wear to heel; some light foxing to top edge of page block; areas of foxing to endpapers w/ prev. owner's names to front endpaper; browned area to half-title from some object no longer present; foxing to title page and a few preceding pages / Illustrated with B&W photos, including a surnim toad, giant beetles of Panama, tarantulas, vampire bats, a white rattlesnake, golden marmosets, a tree frog, an African green mamba, an African puff adder, and many others. /. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good -/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

HOLIDAYS: Menus and Music, Volume III (3)
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HOLIDAYS: Menus and Music, Volume III (3)

By Conner, Sharon

Piedmont, CA: Menus an Music Productions, Inc., 1990. 240 pp., pictorial wraps in decorative hinged box w/ music cassette tape / "The Cookbook: . . . Holiday brunch and dinner recipes for parties of 4 to 12 guests by 21 celebrated chefs." "The Music: A festive holiday dinner concert. Performance by the San Francisco String Quartet with flute, harp and harpsichord." A very attractive boxed set of book and cassette, suitable for gift giving. /. Boxed Trade Paperback w/ Tape. Fine/Fine (box). 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" (book); 4to-over 9¾"-12" (box).

$20.00

WATERLINE: OF FATHERS, SONS, AND BOATS

By Soucheray, Joe

NY, NY: Harper & Row, 1989. 218 pp., 1/4 blue cloth w/ maroon boards & copper lettering; DJ in clear archival cover / Story of the author's restoration, with his father, of a fifty-year old Chris Craft, of the type his father once owned. ". . . an engrossing depiction of boat restoration and a stirring tribute to family ties." /. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$16.00

DANCES OF MEXICO

By Dickins, Guillermina

London, UK: Max Parrish 42 pp., blue binding w/ gold lettering; Dust jacket in clear archival cover; Book shows some wear to ends of spine w/ light bump to head; light shelfwear to bottom edges of boards w/ bottom corners bumped; slightly bubbled areas on pastedowns causing corresponding bends to endpapers, though front endpaper does have some very light creasing to bottom corner; prev. owner's name-address label to front pastedown; Jacket shows wear, tears & small chips to ends of spine & folds; wear to front fold; rear panel shows 1/2" chip to top edge w/ 2" creased & worn tear to bottom edge; light to moderate foxing, some small brown stain & spots of soil overall w/ a small dampstain to front panel; bottom corner of front flap clipped / Illustrated with four color plates. Also includes 9 pages of musical notation. /. Hard Cover. Good/Good. Illus. by Mireya Iturbe. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$15.00

EARLESS HO-ICHI: A Classic Japanese Tale of Mystery

By Hearn, Lafcadio

Tokyo, Japan: Kodansha International Ltd., 1966. unpaginated, gray boards, w/ silver decoration; Book shows light wear to bottom edges & ends of spine w/ slight discoloration to spine; paper band wrapped around book, in lieu of dust jacket, has a small tear to top end of spine panel w/ some light creasing near spine; slipcase shows some fading to spine & to about a 1 1/2" area along opening; roughened area to back near top, possibly from label removal / Illustrated with two-color woodcut prints."With compelling imagery that is at once bold and sensitive, Mr. Kuwata has added a brilliant new dimension to Lafcadio Hearn's famous story." Introduction by Donald Keen, Professor of Japanese at Columbia University. /. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good - (slipcase). Illus. by Masakazu Kuwata. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall (oblong).

$50.00

BONDS

By Seale, Jan

Edinburg, TX: Riversedge Press, 1981. 51 pp., pictorial wraps; book shows some light bends to covers w/ a small crease to top corner of front cover; a little darkening to spine & top edges of covers / Illustrated with B&W drawings. /. Signed by Author on Title Page. Second Edition. Trade Paperback. Very Good. Illus. by Nancy Moyer Prince. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

MASTERS OF EVERON

By Dickson, Gordon R.

NY, NY: Nelson Doubleday, 1979. 213 pp., blue boards w/ black lettering; Dust jacket in clear archival cover; Book shows a little shelfwear at heel of spine; Jacket has an extremely short tear at head of spine w/ a short closed tear to bottom edge of rear panel; code J32 found at rear of book / SIGNED and INSCRIBED "4/23/83 To Rusty, Gordon R. Dickson." Given the date, and the fact that the book was acquired in the Minneapolis, MN, area, the "Rusty" the book is inscribed to is likely to be well-known SF fan Rusty Hevelin, with the book being inscribed at Minicon 19. The jacket features colorful wrap-around art by Mike Hinge. /. Signed by Author on Title Page. Book Club Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good -. Illus. by Mike Hinge (jacket illustration). 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.00

PRESERVING THE PASCAGOULA

By Schueler, Donald G.

Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 1980. xii, 179 pp., green cloth w/ black decoration & gold lettering; DJ in clear archival cover; book shows very slight bump to top corner of front board; tiny brown spot to fore edge of page block; DJ shows some very light edgewear, mainly at ends of spine & folds, w/ a couple of small rubs along spine / ". . . re-creates one of the more exciting sagas in the history of wilderness preservation . . . will remind the environmental community that now and then the 'good guys' do win . . . serves as a blueprint of how a state government created from scratch one of the finest natural area programs in America today." Illustrated with B&W photos. /. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good to Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

THE BURGLAR WHO PAINTED LIKE MONDRIAN
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THE BURGLAR WHO PAINTED LIKE MONDRIAN

By Block, Lawrence

NY, NY: E. P. Dutton & Co., 1998. 234 pp., 1/4 black binding w/ dark blue boards & gold lettering; DJ in clear archival cover; book shows a bit of lean to spine; DJ shows some very slight rubbing to rear panel / Reissue of fifth Bernie Rhodenbarr mystery. /. Reissue. Hard Cover. Very Good to Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.00

HOW TO SHOOT A MOVIE STORY: THE TECHNIQUE OF PICTORIAL CONTINUITY

By Gaskill, Arthur L. & Englander, David A.

Hastings-on-Hudson, NY: Morgan Morgan, Inc., 1970. 135 pp., pictorial wraps; book shows reading creases, light rubbing & small creases to front cover; stress lines to spine; a couple of small light creases, minor soil & light rubbing to back cover / ". . . a reference 'must' for motion picture studios, advertising agencies, schools and colleges, industrial & research organizations, and home-movie makers." Illustrated with B&W photos. /. Third Revised Edition, 7th Printing. Trade Paperback. Good +. Illus. by Irving Levine (photos & drawings). 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$10.00

GIANT STEPS
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GIANT STEPS

By Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem; Knobler, Peter

NY, NY: Bantam Books, 1983. xi, 324 pp., 1/4 white cloth w/ cream-colored boards & gold lettering; Dust jacket in clear archival cover; Book shows one dent each to edges of front board w/ light bump to top corner of rear board; Jacket shows wear & some very short tears to head of spine; front panel has 3/4" closed tears to top & bottom edge w/ light creasing near bottom edge; slight yellowing to top edge / Illustrated with B&W photos. /. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good -/Very Good -. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$16.00

THE CONCERT BAND

By Goldman, Richard Franko

NY, NY: Rinehart, 1946. ix, 246 pp., yellow cloth w/ brunt-orange & gold lettering & decoration; Dust jacket in clear archival cover; Book shows light brown discoloration w/ light bumping to ends of spine & corners; prev. owner's name to front pastedown & stamp to front endpaper; foxing to rear free endpaper; Jacket shows tears, creases, scratches, pieces missing & light soil / "The whole story of the band as we know it - its past, what it is today, and what it may become." /. 2nd Printing. Hard Cover. Good/Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.00

THE ROLE OF CHOLESTEROL IN ATHEROSCLEROSIS: NEW THERAPEUTIC OPPORTUNITIES (Merck Sharp & Dohme International Medical Advisory Council, New Milton, Hampshire, England, July 13 - 14, 1987)

By Grundy, Scott M., M.D.; Bearn, Alexander G., M.D. (editors)

Philadelphia, PA: Hanley & Belfus, Inc., 1988. ix, 261 pp., dark blue cloth w/ gold lettering; DJ in clear archival cover; book has been rubber stamped twice on ffep; light bend to bottom corners of about a 40 page section w/ a hard crease to top corner of one leaf; DJ shows some light creasing to top edges; a little very light rubbing overall / B&W illustrations. /. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good to Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$18.00

PRIESTLY CELIBACY: RECURRENT BATTLE AND LASTING VALUES

By Hebert, Albert J., S.M.

Houston, TX: Lumen Christi Press, 1971. 198 pp., warm yellow cloth w/ black lettering; Dust jacket in clear archival cover; Book shows light bump to heel of spine; Jacket shows very short tears & small creases to ends of spine; front panel has several short edge tears (longest about 1/2") w/ associated creases; some light rubbing to edges of spine & folds; 1 1/2" dent-gouge to rear panel / "The work is a most thorough examination of the subject from every angle, theological, biblical, traditional and existential. It gives an excellent evaluation of the priesthood and its great dignity." - The Most Rev. Robert Tracy, D.D., Bishop of Baton Rouge /. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Good to Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$18.00

RESCUING LITTLE ROUNDHEAD ( a Childhood in Stories )

By Jones, Syl

Minneapolis, MN: Milkweed Editions, 1996. xiii, 202 pp., dark-blue spine w/ light gray boards & silver lettering; Dust Jacket in clear archival cover; Book has prev. owner's name-address stamp to top margin of half-title page; Jacket shows a little light rubbing, mainly to rear panel / "a childhood in stories" SIGNED and dated 1/19/98 by author on half-title page. "A moving chronicle - reminiscent of Richard Wright's 'Black Boy' - of a childhood cut short by racism and abuse but reclaimed by intellect and leavened by humor." /. Signed by Author on Half-Title Page. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by Fran Gregory (jacket painting). 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$50.00

A SQUIRREL FOREVER

By Fairbairn, Douglas

NY, NY: Simon & Schuster, 1973. 219 pp., 1/3 blue cloth w/ gray boards & black & silver lettering; DJ in clear archival cover; book shows foxing to edges of page block (esp. top) w/ a black "x" in marker to top edge; book store label to front pastedown; DJ shows some light spots of foxing, esp. to edges of flaps; some small creases to head of spine; front flap is price-clipped, has a small crease & an area of lifting lamination / "The story of Chippy - beloved, baffling companion of Douglas Fairbairn - and a parade of other wild creatures . . ." "Superbly written, filled with hilariously funny, sad, tense, warm and moving events . . . captures the very essence of the fragile and unpredictable relationship between man and wildlife. It is a book that ranks with the best-loved classics in nature writing." Illustrated with B&W drawings and a section of B&W photos. /. 1st Printing. Hard Cover. Good to Very Good/Good to Very Good. Illus. by Betty Fraser. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$40.00

THE INVISIBLE GOVERNMENT

By Smoot, Dan

Dallas, TX: The Dan Smoot Report, Inc., 1962. v, 248 pp., wraps; Book shows light rumpling, a little rubbing & some light soil to covers w/ creasing to back cover; pages browning / . Trade Paperback. Good. 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall.

$9.00

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