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  • Edition: 1st Printing
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New York: Broadway Books, 2009. Hardbound . 1st Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: white boards with light blue at the spine; a Very Good+ book, with a Near Fine dust jacket; publisher's price on the jacket flap is intact. In addition to the endpaper map, this has two interior maps and two sections of photo plates (one section is in color.). From the jacket blurb: ''Four times as deadly as Everest, K2 has claimed the lives of seventy-seven climbers since 1954. Before he faced the challenge of K2 himself, Ed Viesturs, one of the world's premier high-altitude mountaineers, thought of it as 'the holy grail of mountaineering.' This explores the history of the mountain and of those who have attempted to conquer it.'' Also details Ed's climb. Viesturs and Scott Fischer climbed K2 in 1992 and were nearly killed in an avalanche hat sent them sliding to almost certain death. Fortunately, Viesturs managed to get into a self-arrest position with his ice ax and stop both his fall and Fischer's. This focuses on seven of the mou ... Read more

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  • Edition: 1st American Edition, 1st Printing
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Boston: Little, Brown & Company, 1993. Hardbound . 1st American Edition, 1st Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: a Very Good+ book, with a Near Fine dust jacket; publisher's price on the jacket flap is intact. Well illustrated with color photographs and with knitting diagrams. Artist Kaffe Fassett was born in San Francisco and is renowned for his knitting and needlepoint. This collection of sweaters jackets, vests, and more contains some of his finest work. about 12.75 inches tall by 9.25 inches wide 144 pages. Color photographic endpapers.

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Kalimantan

Shepart, Lucius

  • Edition: 1st U.S. Edition, 1st printing
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New York: St Martin's Press, January, 1992. Hardbound . 1st U.S. Edition, 1st printing. BINDING/CONDITION: black boards with gilt spine text; a Very Good+ book, with a Very Good dust jacket; the dust jacket is not price clipped. Panoramic dust jacket art and illustrations by Jamel Akib. 8vo (about 8.5 inches tall) 160 pages.

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Karl Marx: A Political Biography

Raddatz, Fritz J; translated by Richard Barry

  • Edition: 1st English Edition
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Boston: Little, Brown & Company, 1978. Hardbound . 1st English Edition. BINDING/CONDITION: red boards with black cloth at the spine; the top edge is speckled, otherwise a Very Good book, with a Good dust jacket; publisher's price on the jacket flap is intact. The jacket is faded at the spine, otherwise Very Good. Dust jacket design by John Renfer. Following is taken from the jacket blurb: ''Fritz J Raddatz interprets Marx's enigmatic and multifaceted character with imagination and insight. At the same time, he charts the intellectual development of Marx, from his first essays written at the age of twenty-four when still a struggling newspaper editor in Cologne to the apogee of his life's work, Das Kapital. Raddatz explores the stunning contradictions and discord of Marx's life in revealing detail: as a young man Marx's university days were wasted in drinking, brawling, and dueling; as an impoverished migr he demanded money from his friends and promised nonexistent books to editors. Marx's household, rather ... Read more

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Karok Myths

Kroeber, A L and E W Gifford; edited by Grace Buzaljko

  • Edition: 1st Printing
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Berkeley, California: University of California Press, 1980. Hardbound . 1st Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: tan cloth; many speckle stains on the top edge of the text block, a few on the fore-edge, otherwise a Very Good book, with a Very Good dust jacket; the jacket is price clipped. Includes a map and five black and white illustrations. Folkloristic commentary by Alan Dundes; Linguistic index by William Bright. Kroeber gathered nearly 50 Karok tales in 1902 from eight different informants, nearly forty years later Gifford took up the study. From 1939 to 1942 he collected more than 160 new tales. He also secured many Karok formulas for healing, childbirth, hunting luck, etc. These are all published here for the first time. 8vo (9.25 inches tall) 380 pages. Bibliography, Parallel Plot Elements, Karok Linguistic Index.

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The Kate Greenaway Treasury

Greenaway, Kate; edited and selected by Edward Ernest, with Patricia Tracy Lowe

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Cleveland, Ohio: World Publishing Company, 1967. Hardbound . BINDING/CONDITION: mustard color boards with rust colored cloth at the spine; the top edge tint is turquoise; the boards are discolored at top and bottom edges; bookplate on the front free endpaper, otherwise a Very Good book, with a Good+ dust jacket; publisher's price on the jacket flap is intact. A large anthology of the illustrations and writings of Kate Greenaway; most of the illustrations are in color. Also includes a biographical sketch by M H Spielmann and G S Layard. Introduction by Ruth Hill Viguers. Excerpts from A Century of Kate Greenaway by Anne Carroll Moore. about 10.5 inches tall by 8.25 inches wide 319 pages. Bibliography. Color illustrated endpapers.

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The Katmandu Affair

Davidson, Paul [Claude Bacot]

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New York: Vantage Press, 1980. Hardbound . 1st Edition, so stated. BINDING/CONDITION: dark navy boards; a Near Fine book, with a Very Good dust jacket; publisher's price on the jacket flap is intact. A lighthearted adventure story set in Nepal. Born in France, author Paul Davidson [Claude Bacot], grew up in England, and served in the RAF during the second world war as an air gunner in Wellington bombers. 8vo (about 8.25 inches tall) 165 pages.

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  • Edition: 4th Printing
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New York: Warner Paperback Library, June, 1973. Mass market paperback . 4th Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: a mass market paperback; the paper is lightly tanned, otherwise Very Good condition. The eighth in a series of risque espionage adventure novels, featuring Rod Damon, The Coxeman. Originally published October, 1968; this is a later printing. Warner Paperback Library book number 75-245. 12mo (about 7 inches tall) 192 pages.

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  • Edition: 2nd Printing
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New York: Two Continents Publishing, September, 1976. Hardbound . 2nd Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: brown binding; a Good book, with a Good dust jacket; publisher's price on the jacket flap is intact. Dust jacket design by Joyce C Weston. Includes three maps and two black and white illustrations. Preface by Herman J Viola. Introduction by Joseph Medicine Crow. Following taken from the author's statement: ''Custer's last battle has been cherished in our national lore as a resolute and glorious death-struggle. But, on the contrary, it was a pitiable fiasco. The soldiers weakened and swept themselves to destruction. This adverse judgment has plenty of evidence to support it. The purpose of this book is to present that evidence.'' Originally published in June of 1976, this is the second printing from later that same year. 8vo (9.25 inches tall) 203 pages. Bibliography, index. Illustrated endpapers.

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  • Edition: 1st Printing
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New York: Poseidon Press, 1992. Hardbound . 1st Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: black binding with purple cloth at the spine; a Fine book, with a Fine dust jacket; publisher's price on the jacket flap is intact. Includes a few black and white photo illustrations. The publisher's blurb reads: ''Here is the only definitive biography of Keith Richards. For thirty years Keith Richards stood in the shadow of Mick Jagger. Now, for the first time, Richards is put in the spotlight and emerges as the power behind the throne, the creator, the backbone, and the soul of the Rolling Stones. Bockris has gone beyond anything ever written about the Rolling Stones to explore the true story behind their music: how Richard's creative battles with his demons -- women, drugs, and a love-hate relationship with Jagger -- gave birth to the sound track of our times, from Ruby Tuesday to Gimme Shelter to Slipping Away. This unauthorized account of a life that mirrors the zeitgeist of the second half of the twentieth century puts this pri ... Read more

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The Kelpie's Pearls

Hunter, Mollie

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New York: Harper & Row, 1976. Hardbound . BINDING/CONDITION: pictorial boards; the book and dust jacket are both Very Good; the U.K. price is clipped from the bottom corner; the U.S. price is at the upper corner of the jacket flap. Originally published in 1964 in the U.K, and in 1966 in the U.S., this is a new illustrated edition with black and white drawings by Stephen Gammell, who also did the jacket art. From a review of the book from the original publication: ''so enchantingly told in the gentle dialect of the Highlands that it is a spellbinder from first to last.'' The story of how Morag MacLeod came to be called a witch is a queer one. She had caused some strange things to happen the summer she met the kelpie by the pool. When a greedy trapper accuses Morag of being in league with the water sprite, she is forced to take refuge in long-forgotten spells. It is also a tale of Morag's friendship with a lonely boy who possesses King Solomon's Ring and is the only one to understand her behavior. Recommended ... Read more

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Chico, California: Stansbury Publishing, 2005. Trade size paperback . BINDING/CONDITION: a trade-size paperback; Very Good condition. Several black and white illustrations, including four maps. Kennett was a mining town in northern California, now buried under Shasta Lake. 8vo (about 9 inches tall) 224 pages. References, index.

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Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1975. Hardbound . BINDING/CONDITION: black cloth; extensive underlining and a few marginal notes, owner's name, otherwise Good condition, with a Good+ dust jacket; the dust jacket is not price clipped. Professor Via suggests a literary critical hermeneutic for the New Testament that is based on a synthesis of sructuralist, phenomenological, and existentialist modes of interpretation. Explores two expressions of New Testament Kerygma -- the death and resurrection in Paul and the passion narrative in Mark. 8vo (9.25 inches tall) 179 pages. Indexes.

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New York: American Book Company, 1874. Hardbound . BINDING/CONDITION: brown cloth with black text and decoration; marbled text edges; owner's name, and a few pencil markings, otherwise a Very Good book, no dust jacket. This is a companion volume to Robinson's Complete Arithmetic, and provides the solutions, showing the operations in an abbreviated form, for the more difficult of the written examples from that book. The preface explains that, as this key was prepared not for the pupil, but for the teacher or the private learner, the answers for the easier written examples and the oral questions have not been provided. 12mo (about 7'' tall) 136 pages.

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A Kid on the Comstock: Reminiscences of a Virginia City Childhood

Waldorf, John Taylor; edited with commentary by Dolores Waldorf Bryant

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Palo Alto, California: American West Publishing Co, 1970. Hardbound . 1st Edition, thus. BINDING/CONDITION: a handsome binding - dark emerald green cloth with vignette in gilt; gilt spine text; the jacket and endpapers are a matching olive green shade; a Near Fine book, with a Very Good+ dust jacket; publisher's price on the jacket flap is intact. The jacket would be Fine but for fading at the spine. Book design by John Beyer. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Following is taken from Stanley Paher's Nevada (number 2084): ''The author's reminiscences of his boyhood in Virginia City, beginning in 1873, originally appeared in the San Francisco Bulletin shortly after 1900. These fond remembrances capture the essence of the heyday of Virginia City, when the town was dirty, noisy, dangerous, exciting and tough -- all because of silver. Here is an uncommonly lively and authoritative portrait of the West's largest silver camp.''. 8vo (about 9.25 inches tall) 198 pages. Notes, reading list, index. Olive ... Read more

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Kill Hole

Highwater, Jamake

  • Edition: 1st Printing
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New York: Grove Press, 1992. Hardbound . 1st Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: paper covered boards; a Very Good book, with a Very Good+ dust jacket; the dust jacket is not price clipped. Dust jacket art by Bascove. 8vo (8.5 inches tall) 214 pages.

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Kine

Lloyd, A R

  • Edition: 1st American Edition
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New York: St Martin's Press, 1982. Hardbound . 1st American Edition. BINDING/CONDITION: paper covered boards; a Good book, with a Good dust jacket; the dj is not price clipped. 8vo (about 8'' to 9.5'' tall) 255 pages.

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  • Edition: Illustrated Junior Library Edition
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New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1994. Hardbound . Illustrated Junior Library Edition. BINDING/CONDITION: panoramic pictorial boards; all edges tinted (matches the endpaper color); Fine condition, with a clear glassine wrapper in Very Good+ condition. This is from the Illustrated Junior Library series. Illustrated in black and white and color by Florian. Publisher's book number 6016. about 9.25 inches tall by 7 inches wide 282 pages. Dark blue endpapers.

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King Charles I

Toynbee, Margaret

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London: International Profiles / Morgan-Grampion Books, 1968. Hardbound . BINDING/CONDITION: pictorial boards; Very Good condition; no dust jacket. Well illustrated in black and white and includes four double sided color plates. Published by International Profiles / Morgan-Grampion Books, London. Part of a series of International Profiles under the general editorship of Edward Storer. The books in this series are intended as a brief biography for the general reader and as background reading for students studying related subjects. 8vo (about 8.5 inches tall) 92 pages. Chronology, bibliography.

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The King is Dead

Shankman, Sarah

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New York: Pocket Books, November, 1992. Hardbound . 1st Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: paper covered boards with cloth at the spine; a Near Fine book, with a Near Fine dust jacket; the dust jacket is not price clipped. Dust jacket art by John Howard. A Samantha Adams mystery. 8vo (8.75 inches tall) 275 pages.

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