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London: Andre Deutsch Ltd, 1980. Hardbound . BINDING/CONDITION: pictorial boards; owner's gift inscription, otherwise a Very Good book, with a Near Fine dust jacket; the dj is not price clipped. Lively color illustrations by the author. Oj, the shepherd boy observed a shooting star spinning down toward the castle. A whirling twirling silvery bright egg floats down and lands on one of the castle towers. The people in the castle pushed the egg off, where it rolled to the old oak tree and the bottom of the hill, and a mauve monster comes out of the egg. Everyone except Oj assumes the monster to be hostile. Small 4to (about 10'' to 11'' tall) unpaginated; a thin book.

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US Error Note Encyclopedia

Sullivan, Stephen M

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Melbourne, Florida: Capital Currency, 1997. Paper covers; spiral bound . BINDING/CONDITION: heavy paper covers with spiral binding; Very Good condition. Numerous black and white illustrations. Contents include: What is a Currency Error? Why are Errors Collected? Know Your Currency!; Paper Money Creation Overview; Error Replacement Notes; Star Note Errors; Grading; Rarity Scale; Error Types; Cutting Errors; Engraving Errors; Extra Prints; Folds and Tears; Inking Errors; Missing Prints; Overprint Errors; Paper Problems; Process Errors; Misc Errors, and Counterfeit (Altered) Errors. 8vo (8.5 inches tall) 431 pages.

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USAF Aircraft Photopak 1, October 1977

Secretary of the Air Force Office of Information

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Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1977. Loose leaf . BINDING/CONDITION: paper folder in Good condition; the plates are Very Good; all 45 plates present and accounted for. Heavy paper folder with one flap forming a pocket at the rear; the pocket holds 45 black and white loose leaf, single sided photo plates showing important aircraft in the history of flight. The interior of the folder is printed with data on each of the 45 aircraft. From the front cover: ''1957-1977: the many startling advancements in aviation during the World War II period began ushering in a new age of aviation that carried us through the jet era into space''. The plates begin with the A-7D Corsair II, and end with the McDonnell Douglas AIR-2A Genie unguided air-to-air rocket. about 9.25 inches tall by 11 inches wide

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USAF Historical Aircraft Photopak 2, March 1977

Secretary of the Air Force Office of Information

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Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1977. Loose leaf . BINDING/CONDITION: paper folder in Good condition; the plates are Very Good; all 45 plates present and accounted for. Heavy paper folder with one flap forming a pocket at the rear; the pocket holds 45 black and white loose leaf, single sided photo plates showing important aircraft in the history of flight. The interior of the folder is printed with data on each of the 45 aircraft. From the front cover: ''The birth of aviation was thrust on an unbelieving and skeptical world. A skepticism that was to precede each stage in the demanding conquest of space.'' The plates begin with the Wright Flyer and end with the development of Lockheed P-80 Shooting Star. about 9.25 inches tall by 11 inches wide

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Ukiyoe: Images of Unknown Japan

Smith, Lawrence (editor)

  • Edition: 2nd Printing
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London: British Museum Publications, 1989. Oversize paperback . 2nd Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: an oversize paperback; Good condition. Over 250 color reproductions of Ukiyoe school of popular art which recorded the life, fashions and entertainments of Japan's urban population in the seventeenth, eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. During this period Japan was almost completely isolated under the policies of the Shoguns. Ukiyoe paintings, prints and books therefore depicted a society unknown to the rest of the world. Includes a glossary. Originally published in 1988. nearly square format: about 9.5 inches tall x 9.75 wide 184 pages.

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  • Edition: Combined edition; 2nd Printing
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London: Hermes House, 2000. Hardbound . Combined edition; 2nd Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: pictorial boards; a Fine book, with a Fine dust jacket. Profusely illustrated with photographs; most are in color. This was previous published as two separate volumes: The Encyclopedia of Motorcycles, and The Ultimate Harley-Davidson. This charts the evolution of the motorcycle from its development in 1885 to the super bikes of today. Engineering and design landmarks are recorded through archive illustrations and contemporary documentation. The A-Z portion of the book provides a marque-by-marque encyclopedia of models and manufactures, both existing and defunct. Another portion of the book is devoted just to Harley-Davidson, which charts the history of the company, the evolution of the unique V-twin engine, its racing history, iconic status, roles through two world wars, and modern times. Includes presentations of every H-D model produced. 4to (about 12 inches tall) 512 pages. Glossary, index. Decorated endpapers.

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  • Edition: 1st Edition
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Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1981. Hardbound . 1st Edition. BINDING/CONDITION: black boards with silver spine text; a Very Good book, with a Very Good dust jacket. Features 273 b&w illustrations. This is a companion volume to an exhibition organized by the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge from October to December, 1981. The selection of vessels range from Predynastic Egypt to medieval Nubia, a span of over six thousand years. The introductory section coves the materials and methods of pottery making and shows how the application of scientific techniques can increase our understanding of the creative process. Human and animal figure vases are includes in this section. The second part is devoted to the styles of different periods, where the counterpoint between ceramic styles and political and cultural change, and the contrast between pottery for the tomb and pottery for every day living can be seen. A final section shows the use of pottery in magic and ritual and the impact of trade on pottery style and ... Read more

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Uncle Arthur's StoryTime: Children's True Adventures (3 volume set)

Maxwell, Arthur S; StoryGuide section by Cheryl Woolsey Holloway

  • Edition: ''Classic Edition''
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Washington, D.C.: Family Media, 1989. Hardbound . ''Classic Edition''. BINDING/CONDITION: three uniform volumes in a slipcase: pictorial boards; all three volumes are Near Fine, with a Very Good slipcase. The publisher's blurb reads: ''Known around the world as Uncle Arthur's Bedtime Stories, Arthur Maxwell's stories have been translated into twenty-two languages. These books have become, for generations, the vehicle for effectively communicating values to children. This StoryTime Classic Edition holds three volumes, each containing ten of Uncle Arthur's best-loved children's adventures and over seventy color illustrations. Although the original narratives have been carefully edited, great care has been taken to preserve the classic nature of the characters, settings, and stories. An Exploring the Story section follows each story and is filled with activities for you and your child. The StoryGuide in each book provides helpful and practical information for developing positive character traits in your child.'' ... Read more

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  • Edition: Collector's Edition
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Norwalk, Connecticut: Easton Press, 1981. Leather bound . Collector's Edition. BINDING/CONDITION: black leather with extensive gilt decorations; all edges gilt, ribbon place marker; Fine condition. Frontis portrait plate. Woodcut illustrations by Seong Moy. Foreword by Marc Connelly. This is from the publisher's series, Masterpieces of American Literature. about 10.25 inches tall by 8 wide 158 pages. Silk moire endpapers.

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Chicago: M A Donohue & Company, 1919. Hardbound . BINDING/CONDITION: mustard-tan cloth; the spine is cocked, otherwise a Good+ book, no dust jacket. The hinges are sound, no owner markings. Includes a b&w frontis plate; the artist is not credited. This is the second book in the Uncle Sam's Army Boys series. Small 8vo (7.5 inches tall) 253 pages + ads.

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Uncle Snake

Gollub, Matthew; illustrated by Leovigildo Martinez

  • Edition: 1st Edition, so stated; 1st Printing
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New York: Tambourine Books, 1996. Hardbound . 1st Edition, so stated; 1st Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: pictorial boards; a Near Fine book, with a Very Good+ dust jacket; the publisher's price on the jacket flap is intact. This copy is Signed by the author, with a personalized inscription: ''Para (name) que tu lectura sea eléctrica''. Dramatic color paintings by Leovigildo Martinez illustrate this story based on an ancient belief in Oazaca, Mexico about a snake in the sky that brings heavy rains. In Oaxaca, where electrical storms are common, the ancients regarded lightning as a form of life-giving energy, and today when lightning storms rage, snakes are said to be 'crossing the sky'. oblong format: about 8.75 inches tall by 11.25 inches wide about 30 pages (unpaginated). Light purple endpapers.

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New York: Harper & Row, 1972. Hardbound . BINDING/CONDITION: burgundy cloth; a few tiny stains on the top edge of the text, otherwise a Very Good- book; the dust jacket has a small chip to the center spine, otherwise a Good dust jacket; the dust jacket is not price clipped. Includes a section of b&w plates. 8vo (8.5 inches tall) 349 pages. Index, bibliography, notes. tan marbled endpapers.

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Under the Gypsy Moon

Thornton, Lawrence

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New York: Doubleday, 1990 - October. Hardbound . 1st Ed, stated. BINDING/CONDITION: Very Good+ book w/Near Fine dj (dj is NOT price clipped). 8vo, dust jacket art by David Mann

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  • Edition: 1st Printing
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New York: William Morrow, 1985. Hardbound . 1st Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: paper covered boards with cloth at the spine; a Near Fine book, with a Very Good+ dust jacket; the dj is not price clipped. Dust jacket art by Ray Driver. 8vo (about 8'' to 9.5'' tall) 379 pages. Index, sources.

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  • Edition: 1st Edition, so stated; 1st Printing
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Torrance, California: Cortez Publications, 1999. Hardbound . 1st Edition, so stated; 1st Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: green boards with gilt text; the spine is slanted, otherwise a Very Good+ book, with a Very Good+ dust jacket; the dust jacket is not price clipped. Well illustrated with black and white photographs. Ray Cannon and Carla Laemmle met in 1935; for 42 years she was the love of his life, his editor, professional confidant, and friend (she permitted herself to be known only as Ray Cannon's secretary). During the two decades following Ray's death, Carla preserved every manuscript, letter and photograph from their years together, helping make this book possible. The book is dedicated to Carla, and she has Inscribed and Signed this copy (on the dedication page). Ray's 30 year career spanned a golden age for Baja California. Here is the story of Ray Cannon, and here are his greatest and wildest fish stories, and the land he loved. 4to (11.25 inches tall) 362 pages. Chronology, index. photo endpapers.

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Unholy Night

Grahame-Smith, Seth

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New York: Grand Central Publishing, April, 2012. Hardbound . 1st Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: black binding; a Near Fine book, with a Near Fine dust jacket; publisher's price on the jacket flap is intact. Dust jacket design and illustration by The Heads of State. The publisher's blurb reads: ''It's one of the most iconic images in history: three men on camelback, arriving at a manger, bearing gifts. An impossibly bright star in the vast desert sky. A moment of serenity and grace. A holy night. But who were the Three Wise Men? The Bible has almost nothing to say about them. How do we know they were three kings from the East? What if they were petty, murderous thieves on the run, escaping through Judea under cover of night? Leave it to Seth Grahame-Smith to take a little mystery, bend a little history and weave an epic tale. In this telling, the three wise men are led by the dark, murderous Balthazar -- the infamous Antioch Ghost. After a brutal escape from Herod's prison, they stumble upon the famous mange ... Read more

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The Unicorn War

Lee, John

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New York: Tom Doherty Associates (TOR), July, 1995. Hardbound . 1st Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: Book & dust jacket are both Near Fine; the dj is not price clipped. Panoramic dust jacket art; 2 maps by Nancy Westheimer. The final book in the Unicorn epic of Strand. 8vo (about 8'' to 9.5'' tall) 352 pages.

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  • Edition: 1st Printing
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New York: Prentice-Hall, 1988. Hardbound . 1st Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: paper covered boards with cloth at the spine; a Very Good book, with a Very Good dust jacket; the dj is not price clipped. Includes a section of b&w plates. Known as The Unicorn, Ira Einhorn was a self styled New Age guru and a corporate networker. He was a fellow at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government and one of the leading figures of the peace movement. His friends and associates included Abbie Hoffman, Uri Geller and future Senator Arlen Specter. On March 28, 1979, the mummified body of Einhorn's beautiful girlfriend, Holly Maddux,, was found in a trunk on the porch of the apartment they shared. She had been missing for eighteen months. Einhorn skipped bail and fled the country, leaving behind disappointed followers and many questions. In this harrowing tale, Steven Levy answers some of those questions. 8vo (about 8'' to 9.5'' tall) 352 pages. Note on sources.

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Cheyenne, Wyoming: Self Published, 1989. Paperbound: center-stapled format . BINDING/CONDITION: paperbound; center-stapled format; Very Good condition. Profusely illustrated with black and white photographs. The introduction explains that a guide book was issued by the Union Pacific Railroad in June of 1885 in order to maintain proper records of locomotive renumbering. It was thought that railroad history enthusiasts would find a reprint of this to be a handy reference, and further decided to enhance this reprinting with illustrations. oblong format: about 8.5 inches tall by 11 inches wide 56 pages.

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  • Edition: 1st Edition, so stated
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New York: H L Lindquist Publications, 1947. Hardbound . 1st Edition, so stated. BINDING/CONDITION: two volumes with matching bindings and jackets; navy blue cloth with gilt; one edge is bumped on Volume II, otherwise both books are Near Fine with Very Good dust jackets; the heavy paper jackets are tanning around the edges, otherwise Very Good. Many black and white illustrations. From the jacket blurb: ''This covers all of the commemorative stamps that have been issued by the United States from the Columbian issue of 1893 through the 3c single stamp and 15c souvenir sheet issued in honor of the Centenary International Philatelic Exhibition of 1947. Originally intended as a one-volume work, this study turned up so much material that it became necessary to extend it to two volumes. A thorough and comprehensive coverage of data pertaining to the commemoratives of the United States; a unique work resulting from extensive research and study by a first-rank philatelic student.'' small 4to (about 10 inches tall) 35 ... Read more

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