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The Book About Books: The Anatomy of Bibliomania

by Jackson, Holbrook

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Published
1988
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Fine
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First edition thus
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9780517368350
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$25.00

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New York: Avenel Books, 1988. First edition thus. Hardcover. Fine/near fine. Reprint of a limited edition1950 book. Red boards, tan dust jacket with price statementon flap "Library edition putlished at $41.50". Light ruffle on dust jacket otherwise fine.
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Crime and Punishment in American History

by Friedman, Lawrence M.

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Published
1993
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Fine
ISBN
9780465014613
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$12.50

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New York: Basic Books, 1993. Hardcover. Fine/near fine. Fourth printing. 577 pages, index. Few small creases at bottom of dust jacket spine.
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Choking Doberman: And Other New Urban Legends

by Brunvand, Jan Harold

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Published
1984
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Fine
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First edition
ISBN
9780393018448
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$7.00

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New York: W W Norton , 1984. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/near fine. Light rubs on dust jacket folds. Price is on flap. Clean and unmarked.
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Curses! Broiled Again! The Hottest Urban Legends Going

by Brunvand, Jan Harold

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Published
1989
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Fine
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First edition
ISBN
9780393027105
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$7.00

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New York: W W Norton , 1989. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Unclipped dust jacket. Clean and unmarked.
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The Baby Train: And Other Lusty Urban Legends

by Brunvand, Jan Harold

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Published
1993
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Fine
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First edition
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9780393034387
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New York: W W Norton & Co , 1993. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Stories behind some of the zany stories that became urban legends.
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The Mexican Pet: More New Urban Legends and Some Old Favorites

by Brunvand, Jan Harold

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Published
1986
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Fine
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First edition
ISBN
9780393023244
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New York: W W Norton , 1986. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Unclipped dust jacket. Clean and unmarked.
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Newark: Interstate Map Co., 1924. Soft Cover. Good. 192 pages, with full folded map. Booklet has tan cover. Small bottom corner creases on covers & a few pages in front and rear, stain on foreedges, tiny chip at top front.
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$16.00
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The Encyclopedia of Unsolved Mysteries

by Wilson, Colin & Damon Wilson

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Published
1987
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Near Fine
ISBN
9781872532035
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$8.00

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London: Zachary Kwintner Books, 1987. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine. Range of unsolved riddles and enigmas from Atlantis, UFOs, Identity of Shakespeare, the Mary Celeste, etc. Section of photos , index.
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Who Killed Precious?: How FBI Special Agents Combine High Technology and Psychology to Identify Violent Criminals

by Jeffers, H P

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Published
1991
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Fine
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First edition
ISBN
9780886875381
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$6.50

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New York: Pharos Books, 1991. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Reference with index and bibliography.
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Pills, Petticoats & Plows: The Southern Country Store

by Clark, Thomas D.

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Published
1944
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Near Fine
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$10.00

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Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1944. Hardcover. Near Fine/Good. Thousands country stores started up after the Civil War. Dust jacket lowered flap corner is price-clipped. Green cloth boards. Dust jacket has rubs, edgewear and small chips.
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Stranger than Fiction! The Voice of Experience

by Voice of Experience

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Published
1934
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Very Good
Edition
Second printing
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NY: Dodd, Mead, 1934. Second printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Collection of stories from the radio program "Voice of Experience". Narrator did not use his own name, just the name of the show. Blue boards have rubbing at edges. Previous owner's neat christmas 1934 inscription on front free endpaper. Dust jacket has some… Read more
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Secrets of a Private Eye or, How to be Your Own Private Investigator.

by Blye, Irwin & Ardy Friedberg

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Published
1987
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Fine
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First edition
ISBN
9780805003703
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$6.00

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NY: Henry Holt, 1987. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Where to find informatiion and how to talk to people. First printing.
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Learning to Learn

by Olivier, Carolyn & Rosemary F. Bowler

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Published
1996
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Fine
ISBN
9780684809908
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NY: Simon & Schuster , 1996. Paperback. Fine. Great Information for parents and students "If your child has dyslexia, ADD, language-based learning problems, delayed reading,..." etc. Programs used at Landmark College in Vermont, a specialist school for students with learning difficulties.
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The Boy on the Green Bicycle

by Diehl, Margaret

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Published
1999
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Fine
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First edition
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9781569471494
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NY: Soho, 1999. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Memoir of a childhood and family dealing with a child's death and father's suicide.
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On the Bones of the Serpent: Person, Memory, and Mortality in Sabarl Island Society

by Battaglia, Debbora

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Published
1990
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Fine
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First edition
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9780226038889
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Chicago: Univ. of, 1990. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Cultural & metaphysical life of the people of New Guinea island. 253 pp, index, bibliography, photos.
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Children of Longing

by Guy, Rosa (Editor)

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Published
1970
Condition
VG+
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9780030802812
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$8.00

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NY: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1970. First edition. Hardcover. VG+/Fine. Slight fade on board edges. Introduction by Julius Lester. Collection of essays by African American youths about their lives. Dust jacket front flap corner is clipped at the bottom, but price is at top corner.
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From Freud's Consulting Room: The Unconscious in a Scientific Age

by Hughes, Judith M.

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Published
1994
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As New
Edition
First edition
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9780674324527
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Cambridge: Harvard, 1994. First edition. Hardcover. As New/As New. The development, successes & failures of Freud's work. Index, bibliography. Very fine.
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The Mythology of Transgression: Homosexuality as Metaphor

by Highwater, Jamake

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Published
1997
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Fine
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9780195101805
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NY: Oxford University Press, 1997. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Examination of how "people who stand outside of society" achieve influence on culture at large.
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The Manhunters

by Deeley, Peter

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Published
1970
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Near Fine
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9780841500457
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NY: McCall, 1970. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Dust jacket has a few 1/4" chips on spine, rubs on back. Five of the world's great detectives tell how they solved their most extraordinary cases. B&W photos . First American edition.
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Learn While You Sleep: The Theory and Practice of Sleep-Learning

by Curtis, David

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Published
1960
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Very Good
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First edition
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NY: Libra, 1960. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Black dust jacket with price intact has edgewear, rubs, short tear, creases. Book is clean and unmarked. Information, techniques. Bibliography. Foreword by Woodman E. Huplits.
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