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THAT'S ME ALL OVER, MABLE

by Streeter, Edward (author of "Dere Mable")

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Ray Boas, Bookseller
Published
1919
Condition
good, pictorial boards (hardcover) no dustjacket - edgewear
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$8.00

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New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1919. HC. good, pictorial boards (hardcover) no dustjacket - edgewear. B&W ill. by G. William Breck. No dustjacket, wear to corner and at the top/bottom of the spine. 69pp.
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DERE BILL: MABLE'S LOVE LETTERS TO HER ROOKIE

by Summers, Florence Elizabeth

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Published
1919
Condition
good, pictorial boards (hardcover) w/lightly chipped dustjacket
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$12.50

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New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1919. HC. good, pictorial boards (hardcover) w/lightly chipped dustjacket. B&W ill. by Natalie Stokes. Nice decorated boards with light edgewear - lightly chipped dustjacket - uncommon with jacket - front-free endpaper has triangular cut, obviously to remove a previous owner's name. 120oo.
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LITTLE KNOWN FACTS ABOUT THE WITCHES IN OUR HAIR - REVISED AND ENLARGED

by Aurand, A. Monroe

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Published
1938
Condition
good, wraps (softcover)
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$25.00

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Harrisburg, PA: The Aurand Press, 1938. PB. good, wraps (softcover). Curious Lore About the Uses and Abuses of Hair Throughout the World in All Ages." Part of the Aurand series of booklets and pamphlets. 32pp.
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BOY WANTED" - A BOOK OF CHEERFUL COUNSEL

by Waterman, Nixon

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Published
1915
Condition
good, light blue cloth (hardcover) some edgewear to covers
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$8.00

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Chicago, IL: Forbes and Company, 1915. HC. good, light blue cloth (hardcover) some edgewear to covers. 134pp.
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$8.00
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SURVIVAL INTO THE 21st CENTURY

by Kulvinskas, Viktoras

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Published
1976
Condition
good, wraps (softcover) COVER WEAR, SOIL TO EDGES BOOKBLOCK
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$20.00

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Wethersfield, CT: Omangod Press, 1976. PB. good, wraps (softcover) COVER WEAR, SOIL TO EDGES BOOKBLOCK. B&W illustrations. SOILING TO THE COVERS AND EDGES OF BOOK BLOCK - from use. 315pp.
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NAME IT!

by Banderly, Mark B.

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Published
1979
Condition
very good, wraps (softcover)
ISBN
9780891041450
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$7.00

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New York: A & W Visual Library, 1979. PB. very good, wraps (softcover). B&W illustrations. ISBN 0891041451 A fascinating collection of pictures for you to identify. Challenging, instructive, and entertaining. Great for a group or party. 128pp.
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THE DOCUMENTS IN EVIDENCE; OR, IN LOVE WHEN A GAME OF THREE - TENTH THOUSAND

by Blossom, Henry M.

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Published
1894
Condition
very good, wraps (softcover) with original mailing envelope
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$75.00

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St. Louis, MO: Buxton & Skinner Publishers, 1894. PB. very good, wraps (softcover) with original mailing envelope. Exeptionally nice clean and tight copy WITH THE ORIGINAL MAILING ENVELOPE. A collection of 12 letters/documents between Robert Summer Howe and others weaving a tale leading to marriage. UNCOMMON in this condition, and with the original envelope (wear and chips to… Read more
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$75.00
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IT'S UP TO YOU: A STORY OF DOMESTIC BLISS

by McHugh, Hugh (George V. Hobart) (author of "John Henry")

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Published
1902
Condition
good, decorated boards with light wear (hardcover)
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$8.00

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New York: G. W. Dillinham Co, 1902. HC. good, decorated boards with light wear (hardcover). B&W illustrations. This copy FIFTEENTH THOUSAND and with owner's name and bookplate 121pp, ad.
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FAMOUS AND CURIOUS CEMETERIES

by Marion, John Francis (signed and inscribed by the author)

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Published
1977
Condition
very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) signed by the author
ISBN
9780517529553
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$15.00

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New York: Crown Publishers, Inc, 1977. HC. very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) signed by the author. 256 monumental photographs. ISBN 0517529556 "A Pictorial, Historical, and Anecedotal View of American and European Cemeteries and the Famous and Infamous People Who Are Buried There." An absolutely fascinating study greatly aiding the scholars of cemeteries. 276pp.
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'NOTHING SO BECAME THEM...' SOME IMPROVED OBITUARIES

by Geare, Michael and Holloway, David

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Published
1986
Condition
good w/good dustjacket (hardcover)
ISBN
9780907675693
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$6.00

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London: Buchan & Enright, Publishers, 1986. HC. good w/good dustjacket (hardcover). B&W illustrations. ISBN 0907675697 141pp.
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CLASSIC BOOK CARDS - SERIES 1, SERIES II, and SERIES III - COMPLETE SET - New in Original Mailing Boxes

by Hime, Mark and Congalton, Tom

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Published
2002
Condition
fine, in original plastic cases and mailing boxes
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$45.00

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Merchantville, NJ: Between the Covers, 2002. PB. fine, in original plastic cases and mailing boxes. A unique book catalogue published from 1999, 2000, and 2002 by Biblioctopus of Century City, CA and Between the Covers of Merchantville, NJ. Showing wonderful and rare books, at least you can own the collector card editions.
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THE ECONOMY OF HUMAN LIFE, TRANSLATED FROM AN INDIAN TRANSCRIPT, WRITTEN BY AN ANCIENT BRAMIN

by Dodsley, Robert (attributed to) - (written by an Ancient Bramin)

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Published
1806
Condition
good, bound in brown buckram cloth (hardcover) some foxing
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$30.00

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London: W. Gardiner, 1806. HC. good, bound in brown buckram cloth (hardcover) some foxing. B&W illustrations. 116pp.
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THE MARGINALIA OF 1931

by H. T. H., the younger; W. H. A.; and, P. K.

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Published
1931
Condition
very good+, wraps (softcover) with original mailing envelope
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$20.00

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Philadelphia, PA: The Chilton Press, 1931. PB. very good+, wraps (softcover) with original mailing envelope.
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CELEBRITY TATTOOS Volume 1, Number 1 - PREMIERE ISSUE

by Delio, Michelle (executive editor)

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Published
1993
Condition
very good, wraps (softcover)
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$25.00

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New York: Skin Art, 1993. PB. very good, wraps (softcover). B&W and color illustrations. 82pp.
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$25.00
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SKIN SHOWS - THE ART OF TATTOO

by Wroblewski, Chris

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Published
1989
Condition
very good, wraps (softcover)
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$10.00

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London: W. H. Allen & Co, 1989. PB. very good, wraps (softcover). color illustrations. ISBN 0863692729 97pp.
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$10.00
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THE BOOK OF APHRODISIACS

by Stark, Raymond

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Published
1980
Condition
fine w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover)
ISBN
0812827988195
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$6.00

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New York: Stein and Day Publishers, 1980. HC. fine w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover). ISBN 0812827988 195pp.
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OXFORD DICTIONARY OF NICKNAMES

by Delahunty, Andrew

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Published
2003
Condition
very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover)
ISBN
0198605390229
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$5.00

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Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2003. HC. very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover). ISBN 0198605390 229pp.
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$5.00
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THE GREAT BOOKS OF CANNABIS - VOLUME I: BOOK II - MARIJUANA AROUND THE WORLD, SINSEMILLA, STASH, OPIUM

by Cherniak, Laurence (warmly inscribed by in 1998)

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Published
1983
Condition
very good++, green cloth (hardcover) inscribed by the author
ISBN
9780911093032
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$300.00

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Oakland, CA: Cherniak/Damele Publ. Co, 1983. HC. very good++, green cloth (hardcover) inscribed by the author. color illustrations. ISBN 0911093036 "The Great Books of Cannabis and Other Drugs or Researching the Pleasures of High Society - Volume I: Book II" 208pp.
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$300.00
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THE GREAT BOOKS OF HASHISH - VOLUME I: BOOK I - MOROCCO, LEBANON, AFGHANISTAN, THE HIMALAYAS

by Cherniak, Laurence (warmly inscribed by the author in 1998)

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Published
1995
Condition
very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover) author inscribed
ISBN
9783886312221
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$300.00

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Germany: Kulu Trading/ Raymond Martin, 1995. HC. very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover) author inscribed. color illustrations. ISBN 3886312224 144pp.
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$300.00
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SPHERES OF ADORNMENT

by Clarke, Pauline

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Published
1996
Condition
fine, wraps (softcover)
ISBN
9780952817901
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$40.00

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Warwickshire, UK: Piercing World, 1996. PB. fine, wraps (softcover). B&W and color illustrations. ISBN 095281790X Takes a look at the ways present society decorates the human body in a semi or permanent way focusing on tatooing and body piercing. 152pp.
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