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cover of Pacific Metal Company: 1958 Stock List

Pacific Metal Company: 1958 Stock List

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Published
1958
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Very Good
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Something different here. A product list from 1958. Salesman's business card inside the front cover. All sorts of products are listed, but no prices. Book has thumb-tabs for the various product lines, like brass & copper, carbon steel, fasteners and ingots. There is a section of extruded parts with drafting diagrams like I learned how… Read more
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cover of Guinness World Records 2000: Millennium Edition

Guinness World Records 2000: Millennium Edition

by Guinness Media, Inc.

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Published
2000
Condition
Fair
ISBN
9781892051004
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The cover has suffered a bit, with a 5.5 cm tear along the lower rear part of the spine, and many other chips and impacts. The pages are all clean and brightly colored. Although there is no staining, the pages do give the impression that they had been exposed to a bit of moisture at some point… Read more
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cover of The Making of Man

The Making of Man

by Calverton, V. F.

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Published
1931
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Very Good-
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No dust jacket. Little wear, red cloth cover faded over the spine, showing mild shelf-wear. pages are clean and tight. A collection of 45 essays on various aspects of anthropology. State of the art 90 years ago.
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cover of An Introduction to Western Civilization

An Introduction to Western Civilization

by Hedger, George A., Ed.

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Published
1949
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Good
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No dust jacket. Red cloth cover shows wear and fading. Owner's name inside front cover. Pages are clean and tight, with scattered underlining and highlighting. This book will ship at three pounds or more. Excess shipping cost is included in the list price. There aren't many of this book on the market.
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cover of The Politics of Righteousness

The Politics of Righteousness

by Aho, James A.

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Published
1995
Condition
Very Good+
ISBN
9780295974941
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Trade paperback. Very little wear. An investigation into the hate groups of Northern Idaho, before the lawsuits.
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cover of Descartes Selections

Descartes Selections

by Eaton, Ralph M., Ed.

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Published
1955
Condition
Good+
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Some wear at the corners and edges. Divided into three sections: 1) Scientific Method and the Criticism of Knowledge; 2) Metaphysics, Cosmology and Physics; and 3) Physiology, Psychology, Ethics. There is a fair amount of underlining in the introduction, and none beyond. Pages are tight and intact, and there are no spine creases. Owner's name on… Read more
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cover of Glimpses into Nova Scotia History

Glimpses into Nova Scotia History

by Fergusson, Bruce and William Pope

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Published
1992
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Seventh Printing
ISBN
9780889990319
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Little wear. Pages clean, tight and unmarked. Many illustrations.
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cover of Cities of Gold

Cities of Gold

by Preston, Douglas

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Published
1993
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Very Good-
ISBN
9780671869908
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Trade paperback. Small amount of wear at the lower corners. Remains of a price sticker on the back. Pages are clean, tight and unmarked. The spine is uncreased. This is the account of two men's adventure to retrace the steps of Coronado through the American southwest. They travelled as Coronado would have, on horseback,… Read more
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cover of Gandhi

Gandhi

by Fischer, Louis

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Published
1954
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Very Good-
ISBN
9780451621429
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Minimal wear. Pages are clean, tight and unmarked. Although the date in the book is 1954, this is the 21st printing, and it has an ISBN, which means it was likely printed in the 1970s or later. Owner's name inside front cover.
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cover of The Road from Coorain

The Road from Coorain

by Conway, Jill Ker

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Published
1989
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780679724360
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Trade paperback. Very little wear. Pages are clean, tight and unmarked, spine is without creases. Owner's name inside front cover. The story of a young girl's life growing up on an Australian sheep farm to her departure for America.
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cover of Autobiography of a Face

Autobiography of a Face

by Grealy, Lucy

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Published
1996
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780060976736
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A memoir of a young woman who had the hard job as a child of dealing with cancer and the even harder job of dealing with people after her cancer was removed, along with a big part of her jaw. Very little wear. Owner's name inside front cover.
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cover of Homestead

Homestead

by Kirkpatrick, Jane

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Published
2000
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780892882816
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Trade paperback. A memoir about modern-day homesteaders, living the "simple life", albeit a simple life with cars and a plane. Owner's name inside front cover and a small sticker on the lower part of the spine. Pages are clean, tight and bright, and the spine lacks creases.
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cover of Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave

by Douglass, Frederick

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Published
2005
Condition
Very Good+
ISBN
9781593083571
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Very little wear to book or jacket. Barnes and Noble reprint, originally published in 1845.
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cover of The Life of Samuel Johnson

The Life of Samuel Johnson

by Boswell, James

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Published
1946
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Good+
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No dust jacket. Deckle-edged pages are clean and unmarked. Owner's name inside front cover. Some small stains to the page ends do not intrude upon the pages. Cover shows mild wear and small areas of discoloration. Many color illustrations. Will ship at two pounds or more, excess shipping cost is included in the list… Read more
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cover of Aaron Burr

Aaron Burr

by Lomask, Milton

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Published
1979
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Good+
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Trade paperback. The first of two biographies about Burr by this author. I assume it to be a book club edition by the lack of a bar code or ISBN. Shows some wear, including spine creases, a crease on the front cover, and some chips at the edges and corners. Pages are clean, tight and unmarked.
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cover of Aaron Burr

Aaron Burr

by Lomask, Milton

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Published
1982
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Very Good-
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Trade paperback. Minor wear, in he form of small ships at the edges and corners. No spine creases, pages are clean, tight and unmarked. The second in a series. I assume this to be a book club edition due to the lack of a bar code or ISBN.
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cover of John Adams

John Adams

by McCullough, David

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Published
2001
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
first
ISBN
9780684813639
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$15.75

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First edition. Minimal wear to the book, a little wrinkle on the back of the jacket, near the bar code. 751 deckle-edged pages are clean, tight and unmarked. Owner's name inside front cover. This book will ship at about three pounds. Excess shipping cost is included in the list price.
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cover of Ed Monk and the Tradition of Classic Boats

Ed Monk and the Tradition of Classic Boats

by Oliver, Bet

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Published
1998
Condition
Very Good+
ISBN
9780920663608
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$60.00

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Very little wear, almost like new. Filled with black and white photos of boats and boatbuilding. The life of a boat designer and writer on boats. A gem of the Pacific Northwest. Rare and highly valued.
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cover of Marie Anne

Marie Anne

by MacEwan, Grant

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Published
1984
Condition
Good
ISBN
9780888331380
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Book shows some wear, with bent corners and creases on the cover. Few spine creases, pages are tight and clean. Owner's name on title page. The story of an early settler to Western Canada who went on to an eventful and important life. Grandmother to Louis Reil.
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cover of In Search of History

In Search of History

by White, Theodore H.

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Published
1979
Condition
Good
ISBN
9780446971461
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Trade paperback. Some wear, including a few spine creases and a bent corner or two. Pages remain clean and unmarked. The autobiography of a reporter from his birth in 1915, to the end of the Kennedy "Camelot" in 1963. Although the writer mentions the upcoming Presidential campaign of 1975, he left his story in 1963, with… Read more
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