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    My Mother She Killed Me, My Father He Ate Me by Kate Bernheimer

    Paperback. New.



    SHOWTIME PIANO : POPULAR : Level 2A: (Elementary Playing, FF 1043) by Nancy Faber; Randall Faber

    Ann Arbor, MI: Faber Piano Adventures, 2010. Text/Bright & Near New; red pencil editing to 2 pgs & 1 pg w/corner fold. Illustrated stapled softcover/Fine. Collection of popular arrangement for beginning piano students. 24 pgs. Music score include Happy Birthday; It's a Small World; Hedwig's Theme (from Harry Potter & the Sorcerer's Stone ), Over the Rainbow , and more. . Paperback/Sheet Music. Very Good/None as Issued. Elementary Piano Music.



    MUSIC FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD : Teachers' Edition (New Music Horizon Series) by Osvourne McConathy; Russell V. Morgan; et al

    New York, NY: Silver Burdett, 1952. Text/Bright, clean and Near New w/light soiling (coffee drips?) to margin of pgs83-89. Illustrated orange linen boards/VG; strong with edge rubs & light surface wear. DJ/None. PO (school) stamp to fEP. Anthology of children's song. Music score with piano and verse. Selections are accompanied by introductory notes facilitating singing, moving, listening to verse and music, and introduction to instruments --- whole activities winged with song.. First Edition, First Thus. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Lillian Chestney & Ellen Simon (Illustrators). Teachers' Edition.



    PLAYS IN REVIEW, 1956-1980 : British Drama and the Critics by Lloyd Evans, Gareth; Lloyd-Evans, Barbara (Editors)

    London, UK: Batsford Academic & Educational, 1985. Text/Near New. Softcover/VG; w/edge & corner tip rubs, and faint creasing to lower front corner. A study of the world and work of the theatre reviewer --- a genre unto itself. Theater reviews of British drama, the majority being staged in London, performed during 1956 through 1980. All the reviews are taken from daily & weekly newspapers and/or monthly periodicals which reported on the first night performance in their first available edition. . First Edition, First Thus. Soft Cover. Very Good/None as Issued.



    AGRONOMIC RESEARCH FOR FOOD : ASA Special Publication No. 26 by Patterson, Fred L. (Editor)

    Madison, WI: American Society of Agronomy, 1976. BRAND NEW Copy w/trace edge rubs & faint creasing to upper front corner of softcover. A collection of papers presented at the annual meeting of the Society in Knoxville, TN, Aug, 1975. 97 pgs, 5 essays: 1, Forward (Fred L. Patterson); 2, Planning for Hunger Prevention (G. Edward Schuh); 3, Efficient Fertilizer Use (Stanley A. Barber); 4, Water Management: Some Effects of New Societal Attitudes (Robert M. Hagan); and 5, Improving Germplasm Resources (Louis P. Reitz).. First Edition, First Thus. Soft Cover. NEW/None as Issued. Vintage/Food Production.



    GREAT GERMAN SHORT STORIES : Dell Laured Edition, LC148 by Spender, Stephen (Editor)

    New York, NY: Dell Publishing, 1960. Text/AS NEW w/margin discoloration. Softcover/Good; intact w/marked edge & surface wear, and creasing to spine. 17 German 19th & 20th century short stories (English translations by various) compiled by English poet, novelist and essayist Sir Stephen Harold Spender (1909 - 1995). 284 pgs. Biographical sketches precede each selection. . First Edition. 2nd Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good/None as Issued. Vintage.



    GREATEST HISTORIES OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE : Special Edition (The Oxford Library of the World's Great Books) by Shakespeare, William

    Oxford Univ Press/Franklin Library, 1983. BRAND NEW & COLLECTIBLE. Red, gilt embossed leather backstrap and linen boards. Decorated endpapers. Red ribbon book mark. All leading edges in gilt. This edition based on text established by William Aldis Wright, 1863 - 1866. The 6 Rockwell Kent illustrations included were originally commissioned by Doubleday, 1936. Anthology includes historical dramas: 1, The Life & Death of King John; 2, The Tragedy of King Richard the Second; 3, The First Part of King Henry the Fourth; 4, The Second Part of King Henry the Fourth; 5, The Life of King Henry the Fifth; and 6, The Tragedy of Kind Richard the Third.. First Edition, First Thus. Hard Cover. NEW - COLLECTIBLE/None as Issued. Illus. by Rockwell Kent (Illustrator).



    50th Anniversary Partisan Review. by Phillips, William, Editor

    Boston: Partisan Review, 1984. First edition / First printing. Beige wrappers. Fine with slight darkening to the spine..



    SHALLOW GRAVES : Two Women and Vietnam by Larsen, Wendy Wilder; Nga, Tran Thi

    New York, NY: Random House Inc, 1986. Text/BRAND NEW w/gift inscription to fEP verso. First Edition, First Printing. DJ/under mylar. The Vietnam War (1961 - 1975) through the poetry of two woman friends who experienced the chaos: Wendy Wilder Larsen (1940 -) and Tran Thi Nga (1927 -). Glossary and Chronology of the history of Vietnam to rear.. First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/New.



    RODEHEAVER'S COLLECTION FOR LOW VOICE : No 4 by Rodeheaver Hall-Mack Editorial Staff; B.D. Ackley (Piano Arrangement)

    Winona Lake, IN: Rodeheaver Hall-Mack, 1944. BRAND NEW COPY w/light edge rubs to brick-red stapled softcover. COVER ART: Photo portrait of Homer Alvan Rodeheaver (1880 - 1955), composer, music director, and founding publisher known for gospel music. Collection of 30 songs suitable for the low-voice singer w/piano arrangement by B.D. Ackley.. Soft Cover/Stapled. NEW/None as Issued.



    Adventures Of The Mind: From The Saturday Evening Post by Thruelsen, Richard; Kobler, John (Editors); Van Doren, Mark (Introduction)

    New York, New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1959. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Stated First Edition. The Book Is Bound In Red Cloth With Gilt Lettering, Rules And Decoration On The Spine. The Cover Shows Fading At The Edges. The Top Edges Are Dyed Yellow. No Ownership Information Present And The Text Appears To Be Clean And Without Marks. The Unclipped Jacket Has Minor Wear And A Few Small Chips And Tears. The Slip Case Is Worn And The Surface Coating Is Chipped.



    IGY IRTOK TI [That's How You Write] : 2 Volume Set, Hungarian Edition by Karinthy, Frigyes

    Budapest: Szépirodalmi Könyvkiadó, 1973. 2-Volume Set. Hungarian Language. Physical description for both volumes: Text/Bright, clean, AS NEW; Vol 2 showing trace bends to upper corner tips. Yellow linen boards w/black lettering/NF. Dustjackets: VG; sound w/nips, chips, rubs, & faint creasings to edge. Vol 1, frontispiece: Author's photo portrait of author. First published 1912; this is a 1973 Edition. Title sometimes translated to English as "This is How You Write It". Literary parodies bringing Hungarian author, playwright, poet, translator and journalist, Frigyes Karinthy (1887 - 1938) to instant fame. Karinthy expanded the collection continuously for many years afterwards. . Hard Cover/2-Volume Set. Very Good/Very Good. Hungarian Language Text.



    Esquire Volume 119 No. 6. by McDonell, Terry, Editor. Signed by Sherman Alexie at his contribution

    New York: Esquire, June 1993. Signed by Sherman Alexie at his contribution: This is What It Means to Say Phoenix, Arizona. First edition / First printing. Illustrated wrappers. Mailing label, else fine.. This story was adapted to become the film Smoke Signals.



    LET'S DANCE by Tibbets, Albert

    Boston: Little, Brown, 1968. Stories of Boys and Their Dates. FIRST EDITION. 149 pgs, cloth. Stories which tell about boys living in that special time between 12 & 20 that's the best & worst time of all. FINE in FINE dustjacket..



    Poetry Northwest. (Fall 1959) Vol. 1, No. 2. by KIZER, Carolyn, Nelson Bentley and Richard Hugo, Editors. Cover design by Mark Tobey

    Seattle: Patrician Press, 1959. First edition / First printing. Tan illustrated wrappers. About fine.



    THE SESAME STREET SONGBOOK : 64 FAVORITE SONGS : by Sesame Street Songwriters: Jeff Moss, Joe Raposo et al; (Joan Ganz Cooney, Foreword)

    New York, NY: Hal Leonard Publishing/Macmillan, 1995. BRAND NEW & COLLECTIBLE. First Edition, First Printing. SPECIAL EDITION printed for Hal Leonard Publishing. 217 pages. 64 Sesame Street songs, with lyrics and piano & guitar arrangements. Songs by Jeff Moss, Joe Raposo, Christopher Cerf, Tony Geiss, Stephen Lawrence, Sam Pottle & others, including ""I Don't Want to Live on the Moon". Indices to First Lines and Song Titles to rear.. First Edition, First Printing. Soft Cover/Sheet Music. NEW - COLLECTIBLE/None as Issued. Illus. by David Prebenna (Illustrator). First Edition, First Printing.




    Boston: The Atheneum Press - Ginn and Company, 1929. "This volume is one of a group intended for a survey course in English literature. The plays included illustrate six of the more important types of English drama. They also represent all but two of the more important dramatic periods, so that the book, if properly supplemented by collateral reading, is adapted for use (1) in a study of English literature by types or (2) in an outline course in English drama." [Preface] The plays (and types) are Everyman (The Morality); The Tragical History of Dr. Faustus (Elizabethan Tragedy); All for Love (Classical Tragedy); She Stoops to Conquer (Farce-Comedy); The School for Scandal (The Comedy of Manners); and Lady Windermere's Fan (The Problem Play). 461 pages, with [Introductory Notes], illustrations, and Bibliography; plus xxvi pages Preface, Contents, and Introduction. Boards show shelf-use, and faded lettering on backstrap; name of prior owner stamped on rfEP; text is strong and clean, but coloring at edges, and smudged on page 4.. Impressed Black Boards. Very Good/No Jacket. 7 7/16" Tall. Hardcover Theater.



    Listen Children: An Anthology Of Black Literature by Strickland, Dorothy S.(Editor); King, Coretta Scott (Foreword)

    New York: Bantam Books , 1986. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good. Dillon, Diane; Dillon, Leo. Later Printing. Minor Wear With Reading Crease.




    Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders - Harcourt Brace, 1994. Volume 30 in the publisher's series "Major Problems in Pathology." The book is divided into three parts: Part I - Pathogenic Mechanism of Solid Organ Allograft Rejection - contains four chapters: Mechanisms of Allograft Rejection; Application of Transplant Biopsy Culture Techniques to the Understanding of Allograft Rejection; The Role of Endothelial Cells in Transplant Rejection; and Fibrinolytic and Anticoagulent Control of Hemostasis in Human Cardiac and Renal Allografts. Part II - Pathology of Rejection of Solid Organ Allografts - contains six chapters: Cardiac Transplant Pathology; Pathology of Cardiac Vascular (Microvascular) Rejection; Cardiac Transplant Vasculopothy; Lung Transplant Pathology; Differential Diagnosis of Renal Allograft Biopsies; and Liver Transplant Pathology. Part III - Processes Common to All Solid Organ Allografts - contains three chapters: Action, Interactions and Toxicities of Immunosuppressive Drugs and Techniques: New and Old; Infections in Transplant Patients; and Neoplasms Occurring in Solid Organ Transplant Recipients. Thirteen chapters in all, 19 contributors, 285 pages with many half-tones, drawings, and Index; plus Contributors, Foreword, Preface, Acknowledgements, and Contents. Covers and text are clean and as new.. First Printing. Printed Boards. Fine/No Jacket. 10 7/16 x 7 3/8. Monograph.



    Plainsong. A Collection of Poetry by Colorado Poets by ORR, Helene, Steve Horowitz and Joanne Weiss, Editors. With contribution signed by Linda Hogan

    Denver: Wayward Press, 1978. Includes: Linda Hogan, "Remember the Lightning by the Dry Pond." Signed by Hogan. First edition / First printing. Printed wrappers. Fine..



    CONQUISTADORS WITHOUT SWORDS : ARCHEOLOGISTS IN THE AMERICAS : An Account with Original Narratives by Deuel, Leo

    New York, NY: St Martin's Press, 1967. Text/BRAND NEW w/faint water stain to upper front corner of text. Burnt orange linen boards/Fine. DJ/NF w/trace surface rubs; under mylar. PO name to front/rear covers verso. Story of the search for human pre-history in the New World told through narratives of 42 archaeologists. Illustrated w/photos and maps, the recoveries and adventures are arranged chronologically within geographical regions. Each account carries an excellent introduction from historian Leo Deuel. Fine copy despite flaws.. First Edition, First Thus. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.



    ANTON THE DOVE FANCIER: And Other Tales of the Holocaust by Gotfryd, Bernard

    New York, NY: Washington Square Press, 1950. BRAND NEW & Collectibe. A powerful and moving collection of true stories drawn from the experiences of a Polish youth before World War II, from the initial, formative days of Naziism to the death camps. The author experience imprisonment in 6 concentration camps before being liberated in May of 1945. The episodes he chose to write about exemplify the suffering and the edurance of the human spirit.. First Edition, First Printing. Soft Cover. New/None as Issued.



    "AT THE SPEED OF BREATH" by Navarro, Seamas

    Seamas Navarro/Self Published, 2005. BRAND NEW COPY. Author signed to front cover. Anthology of 14 poems by new-era beat poet Seamas Navarro written between the year 2000 through 2005. In the leading poem titled "A Truth", the opening lines are: "I am a poet-street performer/ and a street-performer poet is me/ .../ I travel nation wide/ living hand to mouth". In an interview from Sante Fe New Mexican (March, 2014), Navarro confirmed he’s been bumming rides or riding buses from town to town across the country, for a decade or so, peddling printed copies of his verse for five dollars ... likely how this copy came to be preserved in Berkeley, California. A wandering bard.. Author Signed. First Edition, First Thus. Soft Cover/Stapled. NEW/None as Issued.



    POESIES CHOISIES: (Classiques Larousse, 1937) by Chenier, Andre; (Paul Maury, Editor)

    Paris, France: Librairie Larousse, 1937. Text/Strong, read, vintage copy of 1937. Softcover/NF w/price sticker to rear. Frontispiece: Portrait of Chenier. Selected poems of Andre Chenier (1762 - 1794) w/biographical, historical and literary annotations by Maury Paul. 87 pgs. French, hero, poet and political journalist Andre Chenier, noted for emotive verse, is ranked a major early poet of the Romantic movement. He was executed by the guillotine during the French Revolution for "crimes against the state" near the end of the Reign of Terror. The first collection of his poetry appeared 1819, some 25 years after his death, to great public acclaim and, his life, became a European symbol of the poet-hero. Strong copy.. 1937, 21st Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/None as Issued. Vintage/French Text.

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