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STOOLS AND BOTTLES: A Study of Character Defects, 31 Daily Meditations

By The Author of the Little Red Book ( Alcoholics Anonymous, A. A. )

Center City, MN: Hazelden, 1955. 159 pp., green boards w/ gold lettering; Book shows some wear & fading to lettering, esp. on spine; some light soil or faint foxing to boards overall; some light foxing or browned areas to edges of page block & to endpapers / An early copy of this A. A. classic. /. Hard Cover. Very Good -/No Jacket. 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall.

$75.00

THE TRAGEDY OF MANUEL AZAÑA ( AZANA ) AND THE FATE OF THE SPANISH REPUBLIC

By Sedwick, Frank

Ohio State University Press, 1963. xvii, 295 pp., black cloth w/ yellow-green lettering; Book shows top corner of rear board bumped, w/ bottom corners of boards lightly bumped; covers have a dusty & spotted look, probably from moisture; some foxing or other small brown stains to edges of page block; the number "50" to half-title page in black marker; a few lines of penciled underlining to 2 pages; some light foxing to pages adjacent to plates; binding is sound & square / Illustrated with three B&W plates, as well as a drawing as frontispiece. /. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

PABLO NERUDA: Selected Poems, a Bilingual Edition

By Neruda, Pablo / Tarn, Nathniel (editor)

NY, NY: Delta / Dell, 1972. 509 pp., wraps; Book shows library stamps to all edges of page block, inside front cover, half-title page, title page, rear flyleaf and inside back cover; no other library marking are present; prev. owner's name-address label to half-title page; moderate stress lines to spine; light edgewear to covers; some small areas of rubbing to back cover; pages browning some at edges / Translators: Anthony Kerrigan; W. S. Merwin; Alastair Reid; Nathaniel Tarn. Neruda was winner of the 1971 Nobel Prize for Literature. /. 3rd Printing. Trade Paperback. Good to Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.00

LIGHTNING BENEATH THE SEA: The Story of the Atlantic Cable

By Carter, Samuel, III

NY, NY: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1969. 160 pp., pictorial cloth ("Putnam Guaranteed Binding"); DJ in clear archival cover; book shows minor wear to ends of spine w/ top corners of boards lightly bumped; prev. owner's name to top of front endpaper; DJ has a couple of short edge tears w/ light to moderate wear to ends of spine & folds; piece missing (1" x 3/4") at top of rear panel at flap fold; a few small nicks & some minor soil overall / From the "Paths of Progress" series. B&W illustrations. /. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$27.00

JAPANESE EDUCATION (Tourist Library: 19)

By Yoshida, K. & Kaigo, T.

Japan: Board of Tourist Industry, Japanese Government Railways, 1937. 107 pp., wraps w/ yapped edges, pictorial front cover & black lettering; book shows wear, curling & creasing to yapped edges of covers w/ browning to spine; covers also show a little light foxing; foxing to frontispiece & its verso, as well as some to facing pages w/ occasional spots to some other pages, including the first & last pages; original glassine jacket missing / Illustrated with B&W photos, with a color frontispiece and cover illustration. /. Trade Paperback. Good +/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$12.00

SUMMARY OF THE LAW OF BILLS OF EXCHANGE, CASH BILLS, AND PROMISSORY NOTES.

By Bayley, Sir John, Knt. ( One of the Justices of His Majecty's Court of King's Benc )

Littleton, CO: Fred B. Rothman & Co., 1994. xii, 426 pp., brown buckram w/ gold lettering; book shows a little light bumping to bottom corners; some slight foxing to edges of page block; small bump to bottom edge of page block / From the reproduction of the original 1826 title page: From the Fourth London Edition, Rvised by the Author - With Notes and References to American Decisions, by Willard Phillips and Samuel E. Sewall. Boston. Published by Harrison Gray. 1826." /. Facsimile Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good to Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$55.00

THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF GAMBLING

By Sifakis, Carl

NY, NY: Facts on File Inc., 1990. xi, 340 pp., pictorial wraps; book shows some very light edgewear w/ just a little more wear to corners of spine & of back covers; light bend near top corner of back cover; remainder mark to bottom edge of page block / "With cross references and a comprehensive index, THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF GAMBLING is the definitive reference on this colorful and ancient pastime." B&W illustrations. /. 1st Printing. Trade Paperback. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$18.00

THE UNWRITTEN LAW: Criminal Justice in Victorian Kent
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THE UNWRITTEN LAW: Criminal Justice in Victorian Kent

By Conley, Carolyn A.

NY, NY / Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 1991. ix, 244 pp., 1/4 gray cloth w/ plum paper-covered boards & dark-red lettering; DJ in clear archival cover / "The Unwritten Law examines the values and assumptions of mid-Victorian England as revealed in the actual workings of the criminal justice system. The working definitions of criminality and justice were often influenced more by certain tacit assumptions than by the written law. Through a careful study of the ways that the status and circumstances of victims and suspects influenced judicial decisions, Conley provides important new insights into Victorian attitudes toward violence, women, children, community, and the all-important concept of respectability. She also addresses issues that continue to be of concern in today's society . . . This original analysis will hold special interest for students and scholars of British history, social history, and criminality and the law." Illustrated with a map. /. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

MOX ( The Shadow # 8 )

By Grant, Maxwell

NY, NY: Pyramid, 1975. 126 pp., pictorial wraps, # N3876; book shows a little light wear to bottom & fore edges of covers; front cover has slight reading crease along spine w/ a light crease & a little wear to bottom corner; small rubbed area to fore edge of spine back cover shows a tiny crease to bottom corner w/ a number of minor nicks & scratches overall; neat bookstore stamp to bottom of first page / "From the Shadow's private annals, as told to Maxwell Grant" A B&W illustration of The Shadow follows the text. /. 1st Printing. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good -. Illus. by Jim Steranko (cover art).

$20.00

THE RUNNER
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THE RUNNER

By Reich, Christopher

NY, NY: Delacorte Press, 2000. 440 pp., pictorial wraps / "Some races don't end at the finish line." By the author of "Numbered Account." /. First Edition. Trade Paperback. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Advance Reading Copy (ARC).

$15.00

THE WRITING OF MELANCHOLY: Modes of Opposition in Early French Modernism
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THE WRITING OF MELANCHOLY: Modes of Opposition in Early French Modernism

By Chambers, Ross; Trouille, Mary (translator)

Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 1993. xv, 239 pp., maroon cloth w/ gold lettering; DJ in clear archival cover; DJ shows some fading to background color on spine w/ a tiny dent to front panel near spine, else fine / "Sees in the disjunction between the narrative function and the textual function of mid-19th-century French literature, a reflection of the general malaise that swept the country in the wake of the failed revolution of 1848. Considers the works of Flaubert, Nerval, Baudelaire, Gautier, and Hugo. First published in French in 1987." Book News, Inc. /. First Thus. Hard Cover. As New/Very Good to Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$18.00

OPENING DOORS: Stories of A Literacy Teacher

By Everard, Olinette ( Everhard )

Weslaco, TX: Literacy Action, Inc., 1993. xii, 141 pp., pictorial wraps; Book shows some small abrasions to covers / Illustrated with B&W photos. /. Signed by Author on Half-Title Page. Trade Paperback. Very Good to Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

THE WATERMARK: A Journal of the Arts - UMass Boston 1993 - 1994

By Gagnier

Boston, MA: University of Massachusetts, 1994. 138 pp., pictorial wraps; book shows some slight edge & corner wear w/ some light creasing to top corner of back cover; some slight rubbing overall / Illustrated with color and B&W photos and art reproductions. /. Trade Paperback. Very Good -. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.00

LIBRO COMPLETO DE JUDO

By Tegner, Bruce

Mexico: Editorial Diana, 1982. 284 pp., pictorial wraps; Book shows a little wear to corners of cover & to edges & ends of spine; some light soil overall; browning to glue at interior hinges; small browned rectangle to inside of rear cover / This is the Spanish Language edition of "The Complete Book of Judo," originally published in 1967 by Bantam Books. Illustrated with B&W photos. /. 7th Impression. Trade Paperback. Good to Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$20.00

JAPANESE AMERICAN JOURNEY: The Story of a People

By Hongo, Florence M. (General Editor)

San Mateo, CA: Japanese American Curriculum Project, Inc., 1985. xii, 178 pp., pictorial wraps; book shows two very small rubbed areas to bottom of back cover near spine / Illustrated with B&W photos. /. Trade Paperback. Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$15.00

THE UNITED STATES STRATEGIC BOMBING SURVEYS ( European War ) ( Pacific War )

By Sprangrud, Truman (foreword)

Maxwell Air Force Base, AL: Air University Press, 1987. iii, 120 pp., wraps; book shows 2 scratches (longest about 2") to front cover w/ a few minor scratches elsewhere; periodic highlighting in three colors to text / . Trade Paperback. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

FORCE AND FATE

By Kloss, Phillips ( Wray )

San Antonio, TX: Naylor Company, 1968. Signed by Author / viii, 84 pp., black cloth w/ silver decoration & lettering; Dust jacket in clear archival cover; Book shows some moderate bumping to heel of spine & to bottom corner & edge of rear board; Jacket shows a small nick, 3 closed tears & a small piece missing to top edge of front panel; a little wear & minor chipping to ends of spine; browning towards edges, as well as to spine area; a very short tear to top edge of front inside flap w/ some light bends to bottom edges of both flaps / This edition was limited to 200 copies. Most of the selections included in the book are from former volumes, including "Arid,""Realization," "Dominant Seventh," and "Forever Now." SIGNED and INSCRIBED: "For Gaitha Browning, and a conversation again in Taos, Phil Kloss." Browning is a Southwest artist and expert on indian lore, as well as the author of "An Artist at War: the Journal of John Gaitha Browning." LAID IN is a letter from Kloss to Browning, dated June 6, 1969. The letter mentions "I sent no copies to my friends at first becaus the edition was limited to 200, but the publishers supplied me with a batch, and certainly there is no charge for one to you." Kloss goes on to relate some of his opinions about the hippies then coming to Taos and relates an amusing anecdote regarding an encounter of some of them with local Indians. Phillips Kloss is the husband of nationally-known Southwest artist Gene Kloss. /. Signed by Author on Front Endpaper. Limited Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good +. Illus. by Dees Barbee (jacket design). 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$75.00

TIBETAN TALES: Stories from the Dsangs Blun ( The Wise and the Foolish )

By Gordon, Antoinette K. ( translated from the Tibetan by )

London, UK: Luzac & Company, Ltd., 1953. 72 pp., red cloth w/ gold lettering; Book shows wear & bumping to ends of spine & to corners of boards; spine has top near-half blacked, w/ number "353" in black near heel; bottom corner of front board (about 1 1/4" x 1 1/4") also blacked; back cover & endpapers show what appears to be tape marks, though no residue is present, with just a few such marks to front cover; prev. owner's name-date to verso of front free endpaper; it appears this may have once been a library book, though there are no signs other than those already mentioned to indicate this / From the title page: "From an ancient collection of stories on the wise and foolish actions of men, attributed to the Buddha Gautama and compiled after his death by his disciple, Ananda." Illustrated with B&W drawings. /. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$30.00

THE MOMENT OF CREATION: Big Bang Physics from Before the First Millisecond to the Present Universe
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THE MOMENT OF CREATION: Big Bang Physics from Before the First Millisecond to the Present Universe

By Trefil, James S.

NY, NY: Collier / MacMillan, 1984. vi, 234 pp., pictorial wraps; book shows tiny nick & small area of edgewear to bottom fore corner of front cover & tiny nick to top edge of back cover, else fine / "Trefil surpasses almost all scientists writing about science." - New York Times / . Trade Paperback. Very Good to Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$10.00

REENCUENTRO. DIÁLOGOS INÉDITOS

By Borges, Jorge Luis; Ferrari, Osvaldo

Barcelona, Spain: Editorial Sudamericana Señales, 1999. 236 pp., pictorial wraps; Book shows only very minor edgewear / Spanish language edition. All text is in Spanish. Title translates in English as "Re-encounter. Unpublished Dialogues." /. Trade Paperback. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.00

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