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Gabriela, Clove And Cinnamon

Amado, Jorge translated by James L Taylor and William L Grossman

  • Edition: Book of the Month Club Edition; 4th Printing
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New York: Alfred A Knopf, November, 1962. Hardbound . Book of the Month Club Edition; 4th Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: olive cloth with blind stamped device on the front board, gilt spine text; a few tiny white spots near the bottom of the rear board, the cloth is faded along the top and bottom edges; a Good book, with a Fair dust jacket; the jacket is clipped at the top corner. Dust jacket art, binding and typography by Warren Chappell. Originally published in Portuguese in 1958; this American edition was first published September 12, 1962; this is the fourth printing from later that same year. 8vo (about 8.5 inches tall) 425 pages.

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A Gallery of Waterfowl and Upland Birds

Hill, Gene; paintings by David Maass

  • Edition: 1st Edition
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Los Angeles: Petersen Publishing Company, 1978. Hardbound . 1st Edition. BINDING/CONDITION: ivory cloth with a tweed look; imitation leather at the spine; a Near Fine book, with a Good dust jacket. Stories by Gene Hill are accompanied by fifty full color reproductions of David Maass' finest paintings, including his Federal and Minnesota duck stamp designs and his complete Misty Morning Series. Also includes many black and white sketches. Book design by Richard Whiteman and Jack E Stanley. oblong format: about 11.5 inches tall by 12.25 inches wide 120 pages.

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  • Edition: 9th Printing
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Rutland, Vermont: Charles E Tuttle Company, 1962. Hardbound . 9th Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: blue boards; the spine is slanted, otherwise a Very Good book, with a Very Good dust jacket; the jacket is partially price clipped. Illustrated in black and white with game diagrams. From the jacket blurb: ''Arthur Smith was one of the first Westerners to make a scientific study of the game of Go, and his classic work has never been surpassed for completeness, lucidity, and all-round excellence. This volume was photographically reproduced from the now rare original edition of 1908.'' This Charles E Tuttle edition was first published in 1956; this is a later printing. small 8vo (about 7.5 inches tall) 220 pages. Glossary.

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  • Edition: 6th Printing
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New York: David McKay Company, March, 1972. Hardbound . 6th Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: gold cloth with black fox/swastika vignette, black cloth at the spine; a Very Good+ book, with a Good dust jacket; publisher's price on the jacket flap is intact. The jacket is very good, but for some separation of the clear laminate layer. Dust jacket design by Wendell Minor. Following is taken from the publisher's blurb: ''The whole story of German espionage in the Untied States and Great Britain before and during World War II. Author Ladislas Farago, a lifelong student of espionage and an important figure in U.S. Naval Intelligence in World War II, stumbled across a treasure trove of documents which had remained untouched in a dark loft of the National Archives for over twenty years. Included in this mass of documents was microfilm containing the secret records of the Abwehr organizations conducting the espionage operations, with records of every name -- real and cover -- of every agent, every mark spent, and every rep ... Read more

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Games for Girls and Boys

R A Publishing Company

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London: R A Publishing Company, no date. Paperbound: center-stapled format . BINDING/CONDITION: a paperbound pamphlet; center-stapled format; owner's name (''Dianne'') written neatly on front cover, otherwise Good condition. This is a pamphlet of children's games; in addition to color illustrations on the front and rear covers, there are 8 color illustrations within. There is no author credited. The artist is not identified, most paintings show the initial ''B'' at corner. No printed date; ca. 1920s to 1930. R A Series: The Seal of Artistic Excellence, No. 116. Small 8vo (about 7.75 inches tall) 16 pages.

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Garbo

Gronowicz, Antoni

  • Edition: 1st Printing
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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1990. Hardbound . 1st Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: Book & dust jacket are both Very Good (dj is NOT price clipped). 8vo, 476 pp, index, illustrated with photographs

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  • Edition: 2nd Printing
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Portland, Oregon: Timber Press, 2000. Hardbound . 2nd Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: red binding; a Very Good book, with a Near Fine dust jacket; publisher's price on the jacket flap is intact. Well illustrated in color. A complete practical guide to growing and collecting salvias and using them to best effect in the garden. Covers history, botany, garden cultivation, propagation, pest and disease control, species and cultivar descriptions, national collections, and more. small 4to (about 10 inches tall) Appendices, index.

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The Gardens of Southern California

Levick, Melba (photographs), with text by Helaine Kaplan Prentice

  • Edition: 1st Printing
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San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1990. Hardbound . 1st Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: purple cloth; a Near Fine book, with a Near Fine dust jacket; the dj is not price clipped. Includes maps; illustrated with nearly 300 color photographs. From desert landscapes to Japanese Gardens, to the formal grandeur of a Beverly Hills estate -- of Southern California's beautiful public access gardens. 4to (about 11'' to 12.5'' tall) 255 pages. Index.

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Gary Reed: Paintings of Hawai'i

Simpson, MacKinnon with paintings by Gary Reed

  • Edition: 1st Trade Edition
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Waianae, Hawaii: Ma'ili Press, October, 1999. Hardbound . 1st Trade Edition. BINDING/CONDITION: green binding; the spine is damaged at the upper edge -- to a depth of about one inch; in addition to the artist's signature, there is also a gift note from someone else on that same page (verso of the front free endpaper); other than the spine damage, a Very Good book with a Very Good dust jacket. This copy is Signed, with a personalized inscription by Gary Reed. Note that the artist's ''real'' signature looks nothing like the signature he uses on paintings (he explains this himself in the introductory material). Although MacKinnon Simpson is listed as author, most of the text is by Gary Reed. Includes a biographical section. Well illustrated in color with paintings and photographs. The ''introduction'' by Roy Gonzalez Tabora is printed only on the jacket flap (not printed in the book). One section of the book provides a brief background for several of Hawaii's art galleries. oblong format: 10.25 inches tall by ... Read more

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Gas Engine Construction

Parsell, Henry V A and Arthur J Weed

  • Edition: 2nd Edition
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New York: Norman W Henley, 1902. Hardbound . 2nd Edition. BINDING/CONDITION: green cloth with gilt spine text; moderate general wear, no markings: Good condition. Features 145 black and white illustrations, including diagrams, simple drawings, technical drawings, and photographs. Originally published in 1900, this is the second edition of 1902. In the preface to this edition, the authors explain that they have corrected the few errors from the previous edition, and have added material regarding the vertical adaptation of this type of construction, the making of cast iron piston rings, and the new electric igniter. The formula for weight of flywheel included in this edition was obtained from Mr E J Stoddard. Subtitle reads: \'\'A practical treatise describing the theory and principles of the action of gas engines of various types and the design and construction of a half horse power gas engine with illustrations of the work in actual progress, together with dimensioned working drawings giving clearly the s ... Read more

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  • Edition: 10th Edition, Reset, Revised and Elnarged
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New York: Norman W Henley, 1902. Hardbound . 10th Edition, Reset, Revised and Elnarged. BINDING/CONDITION: burgundy cloth; this is strictly a working copy; the front hinge is nearly completely separated; a damp stain affects the bottom portion of the text block; the two free endpapers, plus the two adjacent leaves are browning badly; the rest of the text block is in very good condition (other than previously mentioned stain). Features 312 black and white illustrations, which include photo plates, detailed technical drawings, simple drawings, and diagrams. Originally published in 1897, this is the 10th edition of 1902. In the preface of this edition, the author explains that he has revised the former editions and added \'\'much new matter that shows progress in design, especially in the atomizing and vaporization of fuel elements, together with extended discussions on the management and care of explosive motors, with fully illustrated and described methods of ignition by the electric current and its generatio ... Read more

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Gas Lasers

Bloom, Arnold L

  • Edition: 1st Edition
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New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1968. Hardbound . 1st Edition. BINDING/CONDITION: turquoise cloth with black and gilt text and vignette; owner's name on the top edge of the text block, otherwise in Very Good condition. Figure illustrations. Following taken from the preface: ''This book developed from a short course I gave in October 1966 at the University of California Extension in connection with the San Francisco Science Symposium. The course, in turn, was based largely on my review paper. As the material progressed from the review article through the lectures to this book, the emphasis was changed. The article was intended to present a summary of knowledge and recent results to an audience already thoroughly familiar with the principles of laser operation. The lectures were intended to reach a wider audience, but because of time limitations a basic knowledge of laser physics had to be assumed. Here some material relating to definitions of fundamental quantities and basic laser physics has been added so that t ... Read more

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The Gatherer

Brookes, Owen

  • Edition: 1st Edition, so stated; 1st Printing
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New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1982. Hardbound . 1st Edition, so stated; 1st Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: black binding; a Very Good book, with a Very Good dust jacket; publisher's price on the jacket flap is intact. Dust jacket illustration by Ed Soyka; jacket design by Andrew M Newman.. This was the author's third novel. Sue Jackman is a talented artist, a shy young woman with few friends. Her life takes on new excitement with a married lover who establishes her in a remote village. But the warnings from her older sister who tells her the relationship is ''wrong, stupid, bloody suicide'' haunt her as does an almost human scarecrow with a determination to punish those who have sinned, and any innocent bystanders who get in the way of his ritualized death march. 8vo (about 9.25 inches tall) 264 pages.

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The General

Davis, Patrick A

  • Edition: 1st Printing
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New York: G P Putnam's Sons, 1998. Hardbound . 1st Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: two color paper covered boards; a Very Good book, with a Near Fine dust jacket; publisher's price on the jacket flap is intact. Dust jacket design and illustration by Rob Wood / Wood Ronsaville Harlin, Inc. This was the author's first novel. 8vo (about 9.25 inches tall) 376 pages. Burgundy colored endpapers.

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The Genteel Murderer

Norman, Charles

  • Edition: 1st Edition, so stated
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New York: Macmillan, 1956. Hardbound . 1st Edition, so stated. BINDING/CONDITION: black cloth with gilt spine text; a Near Fine book with a Very Good dust jacket. Dust jacket by Vera Bock. Includes a frontis portrait plate. The biography of Thomas Griffiths Wainewright, a journalist, critic, wit, forger and murderer. A friend of Charles Lamb; he hobnobbed with Coleridge, Dickens, DeQuincey. He also murdered his uncle, his mother-in-law and his sister-in-law, and swindled the Bank of England out of thousands of pounds. 8vo (8.5 inches tall) 175 pages.

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The Gentle Brother

White Eagle

  • Edition: 3rd Printing
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Liss, Hampshire: White Eagle Publishing Trust, April, 1978. Hardbound . 3rd Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: off-white binding with gilt; has a small label from a book distributor on the front endpaper, a very faint stain from long ago exposure to damp affects the top portion of the endpapers and the reverse side of the jacket, otherwise a Very Good book, with a Very Good dust jacket; the jacket is price clipped. The White Eagle Lodge was founded in England by Grace and Ivan Cooke in 1936. Grace was a medium who channeled from a spirit named White Eagle and wrote a series of short works on the subjects of healing, meditation, yoga, astrology and spirituality in general. The publisher's blurb reads: ''White Eagle's gentle but uncompromising words, spoken to his 'family' for their everyday guidance and inspiration, are here collected in the form of short extracts to be used as day-by-day reading or to turn to in times of special need. The gracious spirit of the Gentle Brother comes very close to the reader's heart. ... Read more

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  • Edition: Book Club Edition
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Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, 1953. Hardbound . Book Club Edition. BINDING/CONDITION: dark green boards; the top edge tint is light yellow; a Near Fine book, with a Near Fine dust jacket. Dust jacket art by Arthur Shilstone. A novel about the flower growers of California. Evelyn Wells wrote a good deal on California, both fiction and nonfiction. According to the author blurb on the jacket, she was born and raised in San Francisco (I believe this to be a fib of convenience; the Wiki article has further information). She was married for many years to one of the Podestas, the great West Coast flower-growing family. One of her nonfiction books was a biography of Fremont Older, the great fighting editor of San Francisco, whom she worked under. 8vo (about 8.5 inches tall) 316 pages.

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A Genuine Monster

Zielinski, David

  • Edition: 1st Printing
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New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 1990. Hardbound . 1st Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: Very Good book w/Near Fine dj (dj is NOT price clipped). 8vo, dust jacket art by Peter Cunis.

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The Genus Hosta: Giboshi Zoku

Schmid, Wolfram George

  • Edition: 1st Edition
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Portland, Oregon: Timber Press, 1991. Hardbound . 1st Edition. BINDING/CONDITION: green boards; light rubbing to the bottom spine, otherwise a Near Fine book, with a Fine dust jacket. Many black and white illustrations, plus a section of color plates showing 208 photos. Dr Gilbert S Daniels was the Technical Editor. From the foreword by Dr Warren J Pollock: ''a thorough, well-documented taxonomy monograph comprising an up-to-date classification of the genus. Included are new taxa, the latest scientific investigations, and Japanese names written in kanji which will assist academics. Especially welcome is the long-needed complete compilation of cultivars with technical descriptions. Importantly , the listing includes the nonregistered as well as registered varieties. The non-specialist will find value in the extensive information on using hostas in the landscape, specially the instructions for control of virus, slugs, and snails and other problems from the authors' experience in his own garden, Hosta Hill.'' ab ... Read more

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Geography of Oklahoma

Morris, John W (editor)

  • Edition: 2nd Printing
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Oklahoma City: Oklahoma Historical Society, 1983. Paperbound . 2nd Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: paperbound; Very Good condition. Illustrated with maps and charts. The first four chapter deal with physical factors such as climate, soil, and vegetation. Another chapter focuses on population -- past, present, and future. Others chapters covers forest products, changing transportation systems, and more. This is volume six of The Oklahoma Series. 8vo (about 9 inches tall) 182 pages. Appendix, index.

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