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The J. Paul Getty Museum: Handbook of the Collections

The J. Paul Getty Museum: Handbook of the Collections

by MORGAN, Sandra Knudsen (managing editor)

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ISBN 13
9780892360840
ISBN 10
0892360844
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Malibu, California,: The J. Paul Getty Museum. Very Good. 1986. Softcover. 0892360844 . A guide to the fabulous collections of the Getty. With views of the artworks in color, accompanied by written descriptions of each. Also includes brief biographical sketch of J. Paul Getty and history of the museum. With a foreword by John Walsh, Jr., director of the museum. --- In stiff black wraps with color reproduction of a representative work to front panel. --- With some rubbing and scratches to covers, as well as a little soiling here and there, but overall a bright and tightly-bound copy.; Octavo - 8 to 9 in. tall; ix, 216 pages .
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A & J Speelman Oriental Art
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A & J Speelman Oriental Art

by SPEELMAN, Jules

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London: A & J Speelman. Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1990. Hardcover. A deluxe catalogue of exquisite Chinese ceramics, sculpture, porcelain, furniture and other works of art; as well as Japanese screens and assorted artworks. The catalogue was issued by London's A & J Speelman gallery prior to an exhibition at the Paris Biennale Internationale de Antiquaires, held in September & October, 1990. 62 individual art works are pictured in color , with accompanying descriptions. Includes an introduction by Jules Speelman. Notice of the Paris exhibition laid in. --- A hardcover in grey paper-covered boards with titling in black to cover and spine, sewn-in black ribbon bookmark. Volume wrapped in jacket with image of a statue of Buddha to front panel. Unpaginated, perhaps c.125 pp. --- An excellent copy: clean, bright and tightly-bound. Jacket with wrinkling to top 1/4, otherwise in great shape and lacking damages; wrapped in removable archival mylar protector.; Quarto - 11 to… Read more
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Jailbird: A Novel

Jailbird: A Novel

by VONNEGUT, Kurt

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Fourth Printing
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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780440054498
ISBN 10
0440054494
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New York: Delacorte Press/Seymour Lawrence. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1979. Fourth Printing. Hardcover. 0440054494 . Stated 4th printing, 1979 of the trade edition. Kurt Vonnegut's novel touches on the Watergate affair, big corporations and labor movement themes. --- In full black cloth covers with gilt-stamped author facsimile signature to cover; titling in glit and silver to spine. Jacket with Jill Krementz photo of the author on the back cover. --- Cloth with some whitish specks to front & back otherwise a clean and bright copy. Bright dust jacket with a 1" triangular tear at head of spine, $9.95 flap price intact, spine slightly sunned; in removable mylar protector.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 246 pages .
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James Fisher and Roger Tory Peterson's World of Birds New and Revised  Edition

James Fisher and Roger Tory Peterson's World of Birds New and Revised Edition

by FISHER, James; PETERSON, Roger Tory

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Hardcover
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Crescent Books. Very Good in Good+ dust jacket. 1977. Hardcover. Ornithologists Fisher and Peterson explore the diverse world of birds. With 100s of drawings and illustrations by Roger Tory Peterson. 192 color plates. In full blue cloth covers w/gilt lettering, spine. --- Gift inscription inked to front paste-down, else a clean & unmarked copy. Dust jacket w/tape-repaired bruise to corner, lightly chafed at edges and with portion of sticker on cover; otherwise in good shape. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 191 pages .
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James Nasmyth, Engineer: An Autobiography
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James Nasmyth, Engineer: An Autobiography

by NASMYTH, James (author); SMILES, Samuel (editor)

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Hardcover
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London: John Murray. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. 1897. Leather. An autobiography by James Nasmyth (1807-1890), the Scottish-born engineer, artist and industrialist who invented many devices, including the steam hammer. With numerous engraved illustrations (many by Mr. Nasmyth), including a tissue-guarded frontis portrait of the author. Edited by Samuel Smiles. Stated "Popular Edition". --- Beautifully bound in red calf, with marbled paper endpapers and textblock edges, tooled cover edges in gilt, decorations and titling to 6-compartment spine, marbled endpapers and marbling to all textblock edges. --- With gift award notice by England's Exeter School pasted to front paste-down, later prior owner's rubberstamped signature and date to front endpaper. Otherwise an excellent copy, though with a little sunning to spine of this scarce edition.; 12mo - 7 to 7-1/2 in. tall; xx, 450 pages .
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Jane Stuart-Twin

Jane Stuart-Twin

by REMICK, Grace M.

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First Edition
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Hardcover
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Philadelphia: The Penn Publishing Company. Poor with no dust jacket. 1916. First Edition. Hardcover. With illustrations by Ada C. Williamson. One in a series of early-20th century novels featuring author's Jane Stuart character. --- In green cloth-covered boards with titling in white on cover & spine; color illustration on oval pasted to front cover. --- Covers have detached from textblock but carefully re-pasted by bookseller but looseness remains; also with soiling to top of textblock & on covers.; Small 8vo 7-1/2" - 8" tall; 354 pages .
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Japan: A Historical Survey

Japan: A Historical Survey

by HANE, Mikiso

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Used - Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780684127071
ISBN 10
0684127075
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1972. Hardcover. 0684127075 . Advance Review Copy. In full blue cloth-covered boards with bright copper-toned titling, spine. Interior clean, bright and unmarked. Jacket bears orig. $15 flap price. Very slight chafing to covers and jacket edges; slight rounding of corners. --- A comprehensive history of Japan, presented chronologically, with 9 maps and numerous illustrations. With extensive bibliography and index at rear of volume, as well as other information. ; 8vo 8" - 10" tall; 650 pages .
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Japan and the Enemies of Open Political Science

Japan and the Enemies of Open Political Science

by WILLIAMS, David

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Used - Near Fine with no dust jacket
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Paperback
ISBN 13
9780415111317
ISBN 10
0415111315
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London: Routledge. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1996. Softcover. 0415111315 . The University of Sheffield Research Fellow in Japanese Politics maintains that world political systems would benefit by incorporating tenets of Japan's political system. --- In stiff dark brown wraps. --- A clean, bright copy though with retailer's sticker to back cover.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); xxviii, 334 pages .
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Japanese and Korean Works of Art, including A Magnificent Rakuchu-Rakugai  Screen (Catalog,...
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Japanese and Korean Works of Art, including A Magnificent Rakuchu-Rakugai Screen (Catalog, Christie's Sale no. 7176, October 16 & 17, 1990)

by IZZARD, Sebastian (specialist in charge) et al.

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New York: Christie's. Near Fine. 1990. Softcover. A pair of sale catalogs of fine and important works of art from Japan and Korea. One catalog describes a single item: the splendid Rakuchu-Rakugai Screen, measuring about 40 feet in length x 6 feet high and elaborately decorated in paint, color, gold and gold leaf. The second catalog describes hundreds of paintings, sculptures, pottery, painted objects and other works of art of Japan and Korea. Illustrated in black & white and color. Catalogs are for 2 Christie's auctions conducted on October 16 and 17, 1990 in New York. --- These 2 softcovers in gloss pictorial wraps. --- Both items tightly-bound and lacking markings but with creasing to back cover of the larger catalog.; Small Quarto - 9 to 11 in. tall; 19, 383 pages .
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Japanese and Other Asian Works of Art (Catalog, Sotheby's Sale no. 3777,  June 16-19, 1975)
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Japanese and Other Asian Works of Art (Catalog, Sotheby's Sale no. 3777, June 16-19, 1975)

by MARION, John L. (president)

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New York: Sotheby Parke Bernet Inc.. Very Good. 1975. Softcover. Sale catalog of fine and important works of art from Japan and other locations in Asia. Includes paintings, drawings, swords, illustrated books, screens, porcelain artifacts and sculptured pieces. Sotheby's auction conducted over four days in June, 1975. With numerous black & white photos (and a few in color) of the items included in the sale. Price list showing values realized laid in. --- A softcover in pictorial wraps. Unpaginated, perhaps c.200 pp. --- A sound copy: tightly-bound and lacking markings but with creasing to some leaves & covers.; Square Tall Octavo - 9 to 10 in. tall; [c.200] pages .
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Jazz:  A History

Jazz: A History

by TIRRO, Frank

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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780393021943
ISBN 10
0393021947
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New York: W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.. Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. 1977. Hardcover. 0393021947 . A wide-ranging guide to the history of jazz, with plenty of photos of artists and instruments, illustrations and musical notations. The author traces jazz from its origins in Africa and America through 20th century stalwarts such as John Coltrane or Benny Goodman. --- In full purple cloth-covered boards with titling in gilt to spine. Jacket features image of a jazz band in action. --- A clean, tightly-bound and bright copy; but with a hint of sunning to edges of cloth. Unclipped jacket with 2-inch tear to top front edge, else intact and bright and protected in clear removable mylar wrapper.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); xxi, 457 pages .
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Jazz Lives: 100 Portraits in Jazz
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Jazz Lives: 100 Portraits in Jazz

by LEES, Gene (text); REEVES, John (photos)

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Used - Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9781895565126
ISBN 10
189556512X
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Buffalo, New York: Firefly Books. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1992. Hardcover. 189556512X . Per the front flap: [the author and photographer] "spent close to four years meeting dozens of jazz musicians from the Unted States, Canada, Europe, Great Britain, Japan and Russia." From those interviews came this selection of profiles, both in words and black & white photos. The famous and not-so-famous musicians include such names as Dave Brubeck, Tony Bennett Doc Cheatham, and the Modern Jazz Quartet. --- In full textured black paper-covered boards with titling in silver to spine. Jacket with composite photographic portrait of three of these musicians. --- A clean, tightly-bound, bright copy lacking apparent damages. Bright, unclipped jacket with a little rubbing and slight creasing, otherwise newish.; Small Quarto - 9 to 11 in. tall; (16), 216 pages .
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Jefferson Selleck

Jefferson Selleck

by JONAS, Carl

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Hardcover
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Boston: Little, Brown and Company. Very Good- in Good dust jacket. 1952. Hardcover. Stated First Edition, copyright page. In full pale blue cloth-covered boards with titling on spine in blue. Spine is sunned, interior is clean and bright. Dust jacket with some chipping and small tears along edges; darkened spine and in w/$3.00 flap price. Jacket in removable archival mylar protector. --- Offbeat novel features a man with a small manufacturing business who was transformed when his health took a turn for the worse. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 303 pages .
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A Jefferson Profile: As Revealed in His Letters

A Jefferson Profile: As Revealed in His Letters

by JEFFERSON, Thomas; PADOVER, Saul K. (editor)

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New York: John Day Company. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1956. Hard Cover. Collection of Jefferson's letters in a sharp copy. In full green cloth covers w/facsimile T.J. signat. frt. DJ chipped (especially at head of spine) with price clipped flap; in mylar protector. Poignant gift inscription, front free endpaper.; 60029; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 359 pages .
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Jehovah's Praise: A Hymnal for the Church School, Young People's Societies  and other...
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Jehovah's Praise: A Hymnal for the Church School, Young People's Societies and other Departments of Church Work

by MEREDITH, I. H. (editor)

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Hardcover
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New York: Tullar-Meredith Co.. Fair with no dust jacket. 1928. Hardcover. A collection of 298 Christian hymns, suitable for choirs and apparently intended for a younger worshipper. With musical notations and lyrics for each, as well as attribution of authors and composers. Includes a section of responsive readings, arranged by Rev. George Rittenhouse. --- In dark cloth with title, cross and mottled design in faded gold & green to covers. --- A Fair-only copy: the binding is shaken and rather loose, but holding together; with a few penciled markings at rear of book, title page rubberstamping and penciled signature.; Octavo - 8 to 9 in. tall .
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Jennie: The Life of Lady Randolph Churchill (Volume Two, The Dramatic  Years 1895-1921)

Jennie: The Life of Lady Randolph Churchill (Volume Two, The Dramatic Years 1895-1921)

by MARTIN, Ralph G.

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BCE
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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780135097601
ISBN 10
0135097606
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Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey U.S.A.: Prentice-Hall, Inc.. Very Good in Good+ dust jacket. 1971. BCE. Hard Cover. 0135097606 . Volume two only (of two) of Ralph G. Martin's comprehensive biography of Jennie Spencer-Churchill (1854-1921), the American-born mother of Sir Winston Churchill. Lady Churchill was a beauty, who though lacking personal wealth was comfortable in high society and married Lord Randolph Churchill at age 20. This volume takes up the story at the time of Randolph's death in 1895. Includes a section of black & white photos depicting people and scenes from her later life. --- This full-sized book club edition in full navy cloth-covered boards with titling and decorations in gilt and blue foil to spine and cover; text printed on buff colored leaves. Jacket features a painted portrait of Lady Churchill. --- Volume in nice shape: clean, bright and unmarked. Jacket with light soiling and a little chafing to edges; mprotected in clear removable mylar wrapper.; Tall… Read more
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Jesus Then and Now: Thoughts on the Continuity and Survival of the  Christian Religion

Jesus Then and Now: Thoughts on the Continuity and Survival of the Christian Religion

by SPERRY, Willard L.

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First Edition
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Hardcover
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New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers. Very Good in Fair dust jacket. 1949. First Edition. Hardcover. Stated First Edition. The one-time Dean of the Harvard Divinity School's four lectures on early Chrisianity as inspired by Jesus, its growth, and its state in the modern world. The four lectures, delivered at Northwestern University, are supplemented by two additional chapters. --- In navy cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. In unclipped dust jacket. --- With prior owners' signatures to front free endpaper & a little edgewear; else a clean, firm, bright copy. Dust jacket with chipping and small tears along edges, but mostly intact and protected in removable mylar wrapper.; Small Octavo (7-1/2 to 8 in. tall); 224 pages .
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The Jesus Way  A Conversation on the Ways That Jesus Is the Way

The Jesus Way A Conversation on the Ways That Jesus Is the Way

by PETERSON, Eugene H

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First Edition
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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780802829498
ISBN 10
080282949x
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Grand Rapids, Michigan: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2007. First Edition. Hardcover. 9780802829498 . First Edition, first printing (with full number line, copyright page). A modern interpretaton of the teachings of Jesus. With appended index of subjects and names; as well as index of biblical references. --- A bright, crisp, unmarked copy. ; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 289 pages .
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Jesus and His Times

Jesus and His Times

by WARD, Kaari (editor)

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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780895772572
ISBN 10
0895772574
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Pleasantville, New York,: Readers Digest. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. 1990. Hardcover. 0895772574 . Stated fourth printing, 1990. The world as it was when Jesus walked the earth is presented, with dozens of photos, drawings and maps. In pictorial paper-covered boards. Lacks a dust jacket. --- Prior owner's discreet inked signature, front paste-down; else a bright, firm, clean copy. Covers with faint scratches.; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 336 pages .
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The Jewish Book of Why

The Jewish Book of Why

by Kolatch, Alfred J

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Used - Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780824602567
ISBN 10
0824602560
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Middle Village, NY: Jonathan David Publishers. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1981. Hardcover. 0824602560 . Mysteries of Judaism explained in this well-preserved volume. Clean, bright, unmarked. ; 1.2 x 8.6 x 5.5 Inches; 336 pages .
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