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We the People...the Citizen and the Constitution
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We the People...the Citizen and the Constitution

By Center for Civic Education

California: Center for Civic Education, 1998. Paperback. Very Good. 11th Printing. 2003. Large Paperback in Very Good Condition. Clean and unmarked wraps, crease to lower corner, spine edge slightly rubbed. Glued binding tight, solid, square. Tiny pale stain to fore-edge of text block. Pages complretely clean, no msrks, no creases. A book for all who want to know and understand the Constitution of the United States. 283 pages. Biographical Notes, Glossary, Index. 11 x 8.5 inches. 2003, Center for Civic Education, California.

$10.36

Tales of Mystery and Imagination (Collector's Library)

By POE, EDGAR ALLAN

New York: Barnes and Noble, 2003. Hardcover. As New/No Jacket. Type: Hardback Small book of Poe's mystery tales in brushed red cloth binding, As New. No Jacket. Prisitne. With an Afterword by Jonty Claypole. Handsome volume. All edges gilt, red ribbon page marker, and full cloth binding. The Father of the Modern Detective Story brings us this collection of stories containing all the terrifying and bewildering tales that characterize his work -- the Gothic horrors such as The Pit and the Pendulum, The Fall of the House of Usher, The Tell-Tale Heart; all of Poe's Auguste Dupin stories are included. 456 pages. 4 x 6.25 inches. 2003, Barnes & Noble Books, New York

$17.20

Fiery Particles (The New Phoenix Library)

By Montague, C. E

London: London Chatto & Windus/Phoenix Library , 1951. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Type: Hardback London Chatto & Windus/Phoenix Library 1951 Reprint Green hardback textured full cloth cover in Very Good Condition with like Dust Jacket. Whisper of wear to spine head and heel. Tight and solid sewn binding. Pages lightly toned, quite clean, completely unmarked. Nine stories comprise "Fiery Particles", four set in peacetime England, Ireland and Australia; the rest concerned with the first World War; all display the author's unequalled sense of irony, pathos, and style. C. E. Montague was a distinguished novelist, essayist and critic, born in1867. He enlisted in the Army in 1914-at the age of 46- and his stories- Fiery Particles, Disenchantment and Rough Justice--were the fruits of this experience.

$15.60

KODO The Way of the Emperor: A Short History of the Japanese

By Nourse, Mary A

Indianapolis, Indiana: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1940. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. Type: Ex-Library Indianapolis/New York: Bobbs-Merrill, 1940. Hardcover Retired Library book, full red cloth, gilt titling, without jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 350 pages, index, b/w plates, maps, map endsheets.. History of Japan from prehistoric times to its expansionist goals. The red cover is quite clean with light scuffing to corners and spine head, spine heel cloth compressed. Text block fore-edge has two pale spots, lower edge has one pale spot. Sewn binding tight and solid. Minimal library marks-- a few small stamps, no pockets or cards, number tag to spine. Frontis: Emperor Hirohito. 26 pages of illustration monotone plates on coated paper. Jacket blurbs affixed to endpapers. 1940, The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Indianapolis, Indiana

$20.00

A Conrad Argosy

By Conrad, Joseph

Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran and Co, 1942. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. Hans Alexander Muelle. Type: Hardback Large Hardcover Book in Good Condition, without Jacket. First copyright 1897. Blurb from jacket and informational pamphlet laid in. Introduction by William McFee. Woodcuts by Hans Alexander Mueller. 9"x11.75" tall. 713 pages. Double column format. Clean and unmarked decorative paper covered boards in green and cream, illustrated with a montage of ship and sea figures; tan linen cloth over spine with gilt outlined green panel, gilt letters within. Boards are rubbed all around, scuffed at edges and corners. Sewn binding is tight and solid. Loose endpaper has residue spots. . Internals very clean and unmarked, lightly toned. Includes Youth, Heart of Darkness, The Nigger of Narcissus, Il Conde, Gaspar Ruiz, The Brute, Typhoon, and seven more Conrad greats. Large and heavy volume may require extra postage. 1942, Doubleday, Doran and Co., New York.

$22.80

Two Nations: Black and White, Separate, Hostile, Unequal

By Andrew Hacker, Andrew

New York: Ballantine Books/Random House, 1993. Paperback. Good. Trade Papeback in Good Condition. Clean white wraps with red and black lettering, upper corner creased, lower corner ruffled, upper edge wrinkled. Pages clean and unmarked, toned, limp. A 'calm, analytical, unblinking view of American history--and the authosr's unwillingness to accept cant and 'common sense' as facts". A candid book on present day American racism. 257 pages, indexed. References, Statistical Sources. 8 x 5 inches. 1993, Ballantine Books/Random House, New York.

$5.40

Poor Richard: The Almanacks for the Years 1733-1758

By Franklin, Benjamin

New York City London Ontario: Paddington Press, 1976. First Thus. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Norman Rockwell. Type: Hardback First Thus. First Paddington Press Hardcover Edition (NAP-No Additional Printing Stated), 1976. A classic in American letters, this is a comprehensive collection of the texts of all the editions of "Poor Richard's Almanacks". Introduction by Van Wyck Brooks describes the "Almanacks" in detail. . Embellished with Illustrations throughout, by Norman Rockwell.-- six fiull color oil paintings and some forty line drawings, each illustrating a typical aphorism . Originally Published By The Limited Editions Club 1964. This is a reprint of the Limited Editions Club edition, 1976. Bound In beige cloth over quarter dark brown cloth over spine, with gilt stamped titles to spine. Blind stamped debossed title on front. Sewn binding tight, solid and square. Yellow endpapers. Bookplate (unmarked) to paste-down. Internals are pristine. Jacket has a glossy yellow background with Norman Rockwell color-illustration in frame on front, designed by Richard Browner. Includes Translations of Foreign Aphorisms and Poor Richard's: Notres. 300 pages. 11.25 x 8.75 inches. 1976, Paddington Press, New York City London Ontario.

$22.80

Bird Nests
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Bird Nests

By Sharon A. Cohen

San Francisco, California: Collins Pub San Francisco, 1993. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Gerry Ellis. Type: Hardback First Edition Haedcover Book and Jacket in Fine Condition. 120 color illustrations. Principle photography by Gerry Ellis. Exquisite illustrations of birds, birds building nests, birds nesting and feeding baby birds, mating displays, etc. In brushed forest green full cloth with gilt egg on front, gilt titles to spine. Pristine. 127 pages, Index. 6.25 x 6.25 inches. 1993, Collins Pub San Francisco, San Francisco, California

$12.76

Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe (Collector's Library)
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Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe (Collector's Library)

By POE, EDGAR ALLAN

New York: Barnes & Noble Books, 2004. Hardcover. As New/No Jacket. Type: Hardback Small book of Poe's tales and poetry in brushed red cloth binding in Near Fine Condition. No Jacket. With an Afterword by David Pinching. Lower corner of pages 1-7, up through the Table of Contents, are wrinkled, else Fine. Bright and clean handsome volume. All edges gilt, red ribbon page marker, and full cloth binding. 475 pages. 4 x 6.25 inches. 2004, Barnes & Noble Books, New York

$15.96

A Bed by the Window: A Novel of Mystery and Redpemtion

By Peck, M.D., M. Scott

USA: Bantam Books, 1990. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Type: Hardback First Edition First Printing Hardcover Book and Dust Jacket in Fine Condition. An inspirational novel about a man afflicted with cerebral palsy whom we meet when he is 39 years of age, imprisoned in a helpless bosy and unable to speak since birth, with an incredible ability to touch the minds and hearts of those around him. Lavender half cloth w/silver titles, light gray paper-wrapped boards. Interior and exterior book clean, unmarked, solid. 306 pages. 6.25 x 9.25 inches. 1990, Bantam New York, New York, USA

$6.80

The Discovery of India
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The Discovery of India

By Nehru, Jawaharlal

London, UK: Meridian Books Limited, 1960. Trade Paperback in Good Condition. First published 1946. This is a new impression of the fourth edition, published 1956. Nehru wrote this classic work of the history of India over five months when he was imprisoned in the Ahmadnagar Fort, which was used as a prison during the British Raj. Clean, green illustrated wraps, slight wear around edges, light creases to spine. Glued binding tight and solid. Internals moderately toned, clean and unmarked. Used appearance, in good condition. Nehru describes his voyage of discovery, of Indian and of himself, moving through India's history, back to Mohenjo-daro abour 2000 B.C. and up through its many phases up to the international world of today. 592 pages, indexed. 7.25 x 4.75 inches. 1960, Meridian Books, Limited, London, UK

$8.00

The London Police in the Nineteenth Century (Cambridge Topic Book)
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The London Police in the Nineteenth Century (Cambridge Topic Book)

By Wilkes, John

Minneapolis, Minnesota: Lerner Pub Group, 1984. First Thus. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Type: Hardback First Thus. A Cambridge Topic Book. Blue pictorial cover is clean and unmarked, light wear to corners and spine edges. Monotone historic illustrations throughout. Sewn binding tight and solid, square. The author describes the establishment of the Metropolitan Police Force by Sir Robert Peel, the principles on which it operated, the recruitment and working conditions throughout the 19th century, and public reaction to this law enforcement body. 52 pages, indexed. 8.5 x 9 inches. 1984, Lerner Pub Group, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

$12.00

The Imaginary Voyage: With Theodor Herzl in Israel (Modern Library)
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The Imaginary Voyage: With Theodor Herzl in Israel (Modern Library)

By Peres, Shimon

New York: Arcade Publishing, 1999. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Type: Hardback First Edition. Hardcover Book and Dust Jacket in Fine Condition. Shimon Peres, former Prime Minister of Israel and Nobel Peace Prize winner, takes Theodor Herzl, the founder of Zionism and the spiritual father of Israel, with him on an imaginary voyage through Irael and through its history--Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Jaffa, Mount Carmel, the Gueva Kibbuyz, the Sea of Tiberius, Masada, the Negev. The two visionaries compare and comment in a dialogue that gives an insightful and fascinating look at a country as old as history and as current as today's headlines. 216 pages. 8.75 x 5.75 inches. 1999, Arcade Publishing, New York.

$7.60

HITLER : Military Commander
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HITLER : Military Commander

By Matthews, Rupert

London, UK: Arcturus Publishing Limited, 2003. Trade Paperback in Very Good Condition. Bright and clean wraps, gently used, faint crease to front cover, slight wear to corners. Glued binding tight and solid. Internals in Fine Condition. An examination of Hitler's key military decisions during the Second World War, and an assessment of how far these decisions were militarily justified in light of the intelligence available at the time. And the author tackles the larger questions of how a non-German former corporal managed to take personal control of an army with the Prussian traditions of the German Army, appoint, sack, and sentence to death its generals at will, to lead it into a World War it was not prepared for, and ultimately, to destory it. 240 pages, indexed. 7.75 x 5 inches. 2003, Arcturus Publishing Limited, London, UK

$6.80

The Road To Omaha
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The Road To Omaha

By Ludlum, Robert

U.S.A: Random House, 1992. First Edition.. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Type: Hardback First Edition. Hardcover Book in Near Fine Condition with a VG Dust Jacket, not price-clipped. A hilariously funny thriller. Ludlum resurrects his two most outrageous characters, General MacKenzie Lochinvar Hawkins-the Hawk- and Sam Devereaux, the Harvard-trained legal wizard. Black quarter cloth w/gilt titles, blue boards, bright, clean. Faint small mark, colorless, on front panel--otherwise in Fine Condition. Tight and solid. Internals are in Fine Condition. 497 pages. Publisher: New York. Random House, 1992.

$10.36

Single & Single
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Single & Single

By Le Carre, John

New York: Scribner, 1999. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Type: Hardback First Edition. Binding of black half cloth, red boards, clean and unmarked, slight wear to spine head and heel edges.. Binding is tight, solid and square.. Internals quite clean, no markings, as new. Jacket not price-clipped. A story of corrupt liasons between criminal elements in the new Russian state and the world of legitimate finance in the West involving two families, one Russian and one English, trading in illicit goods, including laundering profits and betrayal. 345 pages. 9.75 x 6.25 inches. 1999, Scribner, New York, New York, USA

$8.00

The Holder of the World
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The Holder of the World

By Mukherjee, Bharati

USA: HarperCollins/Alfred A. Knopf, 1993. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Former owner name on front endpaper, otherwise book is in Fine Condition. A complex story about the dislocation and transformation that arise in the face of a meeting of cultures, and so here we have a meeting of a Puritan American and a Mughal Indian, who begin to deconstruct the barriers of time and geography as they begin to move towards an understanding of each other's life experiences and culture. Nice clean and unmarked volume bound in black half cloth with gilt titles, black boards, tight & solid. Interior pristine with clean, unmarked, white pages. Glossy, clean, unclipped jacket. 286 pages. 8.75 x 6 inches. HarperCollins/Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1993.

$6.38

The Sunday Philosophy Club : An Isabel Dalhousie Mystery
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The Sunday Philosophy Club : An Isabel Dalhousie Mystery

By McCALL SMITH, ALEXANDER

New York: Pantheon Books, 2004. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Type: Hardback First American Edition. Introducing Isabel Dalhousie, editor of the Review of Applied Ethics and occasional sleuth, who is accused of getting involved in problems that are none of her business--and often does. 247 pages. 9 x 5.6 inches 2004, Pantheon Books, New York. .

$4.76

The Prometheus Deception
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The Prometheus Deception

By Ludlum, Robert

USA: St Martins Press, 2000. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Type: Hardback First Edition. Clean and unmarked black full cloth with red titles, tight and solid. Upper edge of text block has colorless spots. Internals in Fine Condition. . A Ludlum spy thriller. 509 pages. 2000, St. Masrtin's Press, USA

$10.36

Great Expectations: America and the Baby Boom Generation
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Great Expectations: America and the Baby Boom Generation

By Jones, Landon Y

New York: Ballantine Books, 1986. Mass Market Paperback in Good Condition. Clean and unmarked wraps, light edge wear, spine creases. Glued binding sound, tight. Pages toned, clean, free from any marks of any kind, no creases. The first wave of the baby boom generation was turning 40 as this book was being published. Advertisers and manufacturers recognized early the cultural influence and buying power of the 76 million Americans born between 1946-1964. This is the story of how the boomers revolutionized fads and fashion, music and culture, politics and education, and how they made the 50s the era of schools, the 60s the age of protest, the 70s the me decade, and the 80s s time of obsession with jobs, homes, and children. 453 pp. Bibliography and Index. 7 x 4.25 inches. 1986, Ballantine Books, New York.

$7.60

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