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The French Cat

by Rachael McKenna Hale (1950- )

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Published
2011
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Near Fine
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First
ISBN
9781584799504
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168 pages with frontispiece, photographs and pictorial end pages. Folio (11 1/2" x 8 3/4") bound in original publisher's pictorial boards with white lettering to spine in original pictorial jacket. First edition. One of the most successful animal photographers in the world today, Rachael McKenna (née Hale) turns her lens toward France—her newly adopted home—and the charismatic cats that inhabit… Read more
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The Dictionary of Jewish Lore and Legend

by Alan Unterman (1942- )

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Published
1991
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Near Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9780500110225
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$10.00

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216 pages with frontispiece, photographs, illustrations and diagrams. Royal octavo (9 3/4" x 6 1/2) bound in original publisher's blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine and "Thames & Hudson" insignia to cover in original pictorial jacket. First edition. This book captures the richness and vitality of traditional Jewish culture: a web of legend, folklore and superstition that is crucial… Read more
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Eve and the Apes

by Emily "Mickey" Hahn (1905-1997)

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Published
1988
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Near Fine
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First
ISBN
9781555841720
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$2.00

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179 pages with plates and bibliography. Royal octavo (9 1/4" x 6 1/2") bound in original publisher's quarter maroon cloth with gilt lettering to spine over maroon boards in pictorial wrappers. First edition. The author brings her own knowledge and experience of caring for apes to a look at nine spirited and compassionate women who have cared for, studied, and… Read more
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Ending of Time

by Jiddu Krishnamurti (1895-1986) and David Bohm

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Published
1985
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About very good
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First
ISBN
9780060647964
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268 pages. Octavo (8" x 5 1/4") bound in original publisher's pictorial wrappers. First paperback edition. This very important work offers penetrating dialogues between the great spiritual leader and the renowned physicist that shed light on the fundamental nature of existence. Krishnamurti and David Bohm probe such questions as 'why has humanity made thought so important in every aspect of… Read more
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Parables of Kierkegaard

by Søren Aabye Kierkegaard (1813-1855) edited by Thomas C Oden

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Published
1978
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About very good
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First
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xxv+186 pages with illustration by Lonni Sue Johnson, bibliography and index. Octavo (8 3/4" x 5 1/2") bound in original publisher's quarter green cloth with gilt lettering to spine over brown cloth in original pictorial jacket. First edition. Kierkegaard's theological work focuses on Christian ethics, the institution of the Church, the differences between purely objective proofs of Christianity, the infinite… Read more
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Bronislava Nijinska Early Memoirs

by Irina Nijinska (1913-1991) and Jean Rawlinson (editors)

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Published
1981
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Good
Edition
First
ISBN
9780030209512
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xxviii+546 pages with plates, tables and index. Royal octavo (9 1/2" x 6 1/2") bound in original publisher's quarter maroon cloth over pink blind stamped boards in original pictorial jacket. Translated and edited by Irina Nijinska and Jean Rawlinson. Introduction by Anna Kisselgoff. First edition. Bronislava Nijinska: Early Memoirs has been hailed by critics, scholars, and dancers alike as the… Read more
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The Letters of Marsilio Ficino, Volume 2: Being a Translation of Liber III

by Marsilio Ficino (1433-1499)

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Published
1978
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Very Good
ISBN
9780856830365
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xxii+121 with beehive motif show on the title page, end papers of the volume show two pages in Ficino's own had from a manuscript of his letters, bibliography and index. Royal octavo (9 1/2" x 6 1/4") bound in original publisher's blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine in original pictorial jacket. Marsilio Ficino (Italian: [marˈsiːljo fiˈtʃiːno]; Latin name: Marsilius… Read more
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The Collected Drawings of Aubrey Beardsley

by Aubrey Vincent Beardsley (1872-1898) edited by Bruce S Harris

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Published
1979
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xii+212 pages with frontispiece and drawings. Quarto (11 1/4" x 8 3/4") bound in original publishing's quarter whit cloth with green lettering to spine over grey-green boards in original pictorial jacket. With an appreciation by Arthur Symons. Aubrey Vincent Beardsley was an English illustrator and author. His drawings in black ink, influenced by the style of Japanese woodcuts, emphasized the… Read more
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Hutchinson on Sighthounds, The Sighthound Sections of Hutchinson's Dog Encyclopedia

by Walter Victor Hutchinson (1887-1950)

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Published
1976
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Near Fine
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$25.00

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pagination is not continuous, first page is 7, last page number 1936 with photographs and drawings. Quarto (11 1/2" x 8 3/4") bound in original publisher's red cloth with gilt lettering to spine and cover. ighthounds, also called gazehounds, are a type of dog, which are hounds that hunt primarily by sight and speed, rather than by scent and endurance… Read more
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Selections from the Journal of John Wesley

by Hugh Martin (editor)

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Published
1955
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Very Good
Edition
First
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176 pages. Small octavo (7 1/2" x 5") bound in original publisher's red cloth with gilt lettering to spine and blind-stamped title to cover in original jacket. First edition. In the selections from the Journal contained in this book one can see in miniature the world of the eighteenth century, and moving restlessly and purposefully about the length and breath… Read more
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The Old English Sheepdog

by Jill Annette Keeling

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Published
1976
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First
ISBN
9780668039734
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$1.00

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87 pages with plates, figures, tables, appendices, bibliography and index. Small octavo (7 1/4" x 4 3/4") bound in original publisher's stiff pictorial boards. First American edition. Included in this handbook are chapters on the history of the breed, the breed's standard, general management, breeding, whelping and puppy rearing , showing, and common ailments, together with a list of specialists… Read more
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Oscar Niemeyer (Library of Contemporary Architects)

by Oscar Ribeiro de Almeida Niemeyer Soares Filho (1907-2012)

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Very Good
Edition
First
ISBN
9780671210519
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$20.00

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136 pages with introduction and notes by Rupert Spade. Photographs by Yukio Futagawa. Quarto ((10 1/4" x 7 1/4") bound in original publisher's black cloth with silver lettering to spine and cover in original pictorial jacket. First American edition. Oscar Ribeiro de Almeida Niemeyer Soares Filho known as Oscar Niemeyer was a Brazilian architect considered to be one of the… Read more
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The First Pose. 1876: Turning Point in American Art. Howard Roberts, Thomas Eakins and A Century of Philadelphia Nudes

by David Frost Sellin (1930-2006)

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Published
1976
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Very Good
Edition
First
ISBN
9780393008272
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$2.50

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72 pages with facsimiles, illustrations, drawings and photographs. Octavo (8 1/4" x 6 1/4") bound in publisher's original pictorial wrappers. First edition. This book takes an introductory look at the Philadelphia art world in the decade after the Civil War and before the landmark Centennial Exhibition of 1876. Condition: Light edge wear, some light soiling, previous owner's name to front… Read more
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The Westminster Kennel Club Winners 1994

by Andrew DePrisco editor

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Published
1994
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Very good to fine
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First
ISBN
9780793800841
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192 pages with color photographs and index. Quarto (10 1/4" x 7") bound in original publisher's purple boards. First edition. The 1994 show brought a total of 2500 pure-bred AKC Champions to Madison Square Garden in New York. They represented very recognized AKC breed. They came from 49 state, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Central and South America as well as Canada.… Read more
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Spirit of Flame: A Study of St. John of the Cross

by Edgar "E" Allison Peers (1891-1952)

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Published
1945
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Very Good
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xiv+214 pages with index. Small octavo (7 1/2" x 4 3/4") bound in original publisher's blue cloth with black lettering to spine in original pictorial jacket. This study of St. John of the Cross is a companion volume to Professor Allison Peers' portrait of St. Teresa of Jesus. It is written for those making their first acquaintance with one of… Read more
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National Trust Guide to England, Wales and Northern Ireland

by Henry Robin Romilly Fedden (1908–1977) and Rosemary Joekes Fedden

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Published
1973
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Very Good
ISBN
9780393088137
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xii+691 pages with color plates, photographs (some in color), maps and index. Royal octavo (9 1/4" x 6 1/4") bound in original publisher's green cloth with gilt lettering to spine in original pictorial jacket. Third edition revised. Here is a fully revised and updated comprehensive guide to the great historic landmarks--houses, gardens, churches, monuments, historic buildings, parks, wild countryside, and… Read more
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The Collector's Complete Dictionary of American Antiques

by Frances Phipps (1924-1986)

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Published
1974
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Better than very good
ISBN
9780385033374
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$2.00

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xv+640 pages with illustrations, photographs and reproductions. Quarto (10 1/4" x 7 1/4") bound in original publisher's brown cloth with brown lettering to spine and cover in original pictorial jacket. Sixth edition. An encyclopedic, fully illustrated reference book of furnishings made or imported for use here, 1640 - 1840. Condition: Jacket spine extremities and corners lightly rubbed, spine sunned else… Read more
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Havelock Ellis: A Biography

by Phyllis M Grosskurth (1924-2015)

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Published
1980
Condition
Very good to fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9780394501505
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$4.00

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xvi+492 pages with plates, bibliography and index. Royal octavo (9 1/2" x 6 1/4") bound in original publisher's quarter black cloth with gilt lettering to spine over grey boards with initials "PG" to cover in original pictorial jacket. First edition. Henry Havelock Ellis (1859-1939) was a British physician, writer, and social reformer who studied human sexuality. He was co-author of… Read more
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Racing Sled Dogs: an Original North American Sport

by Michael L Cooper (1950- )

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Published
1988
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Near Fine
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First
ISBN
9780899194998
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73 pages with frontispiece, map, illustration, photographs and index. Royal octavo (9 1/4" x 7 1/4") bound in original publisher's quarter beige cloth with red lettering to spine over blue boards in original pictorial jacket. First edition. Provides a lively history of sled-dog racing from its humble beginnings to the present. "Surveys the historical development of this sport of canine… Read more
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Francois Truffaut

by Don Allen

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Published
1974
Condition
Good
Edition
First
ISBN
9780670019755
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$1.00

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176 pages with frontispiece, film stills and filmography. Small octavo (7 1/2" x 5 1/4") bound in original publisher's pictorial wrappers. First edition. Analyzes each of Truffaut's films, discusses their major themes, and looks at the influences on his work. Condition: Underlining throughout, cracked in the center, edge wear, hinges and spine ends rubbed else good.
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