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The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night

The Complete Burton Translation with the Complete Burton Notes, The Terminal Essay, a Complete Index and 1001 Decorations by Valenti Angelo "The Special Contents of this Edition are Copyright, 1934, by the Limited Editions Club, Inc. from whom Speci…

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The Book of Knowledge: The Children's Encyclopedia by Thompson, Holland & Arthur Mee (editors)

New York: Grolier Society, 1927. Rare ephemera 1927 sales brochure for The Book of Knowledge The Children's Encyclopedia. Stapled binding. Toned thin glossy stock has reproduction pages from encyclopedia with their original pages numbers. Illustrat…

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Form of Prayers and Blessings of Israel with an English Translation

Brooklyn, NY: Hebrew Publishing Company, 1901. Unique Handmade Ivory and Brass Cover on Rare 1901 Siddur (Jewish Prayerbook) Form of Prayers and Blessings of Israel with an English Translation published by the Hebrew Publishing Company, Brooklyn, New Yor…

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Bringing Up the Brass: My 55 Years at West Point by Maher, Sergeant Marty & Campion, Nardi Reeder

New York: David McKay Company, 1951. Foreword by General Dwight D. Eisenhower. Blue boards with black titles and decorations on the spine; 234 pages with black and white illustrations on glossy stock This book was the inspiration for the film The Thin G…

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Young Israel of Brookline

Brookline, Massachusetts, 1964. Privately published, very rare surviving anniversary book published at the dedication of The Young Israel of Brookline June 14, 1964. Blue cloth with stamped gilt titles and decorations. Unnumbered pages - our estimate is…

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Wizard Ossining High School 1975 by Koval, Elaine (editor-in-chief)

Ossining, New York: Ossining High School, 1975. Beautiful full color pictorial cloth cover with unique Wizard illustration on both front and back cover. We've never seen such a high quality contemporary binding in a yearbook. 184 pages plus black an…

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The Odes of Anacreon by Moore, Thomas

London: J. Carpenter, 1803. The Odes of Anacreon translated into English verse with Notes by Thomas Moore, Esquire 12mo size, (2) two-volume three-quarter leather bound set with deckle edged pages. Maroon buckram centers the covers which are trimmed in l…

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A Reason to Live by Robinson, John Harold

Memphis, Tennessee: Castle Books, 1988. Very rare signed, numbered title. Numbered, inscribed and signed by author on fep. The frontispiece, a drawing of the author's wife, is also signed by her. One of the American Heroes series. 8vo size blu…

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Plastics Products Design Handbook: Part A Materials and Components by Miller, Edward (editor)

New York: Marcel Dekker Inc., 1981. 597 bright, white pages. Bumped and worn lower corners. Heavy volume, extra shipping may apply to any service other than US Media Mail. This volume covers "both material properties and the design of components …

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A Doctor Talks to 5 to 8 Year Olds by Meilach, Dona Z. & Elias Mandel, MD

Chicago: Budlong Press Company, 1969. 12mo size staple bound yellow cardstock softcover; 89 pages with larger type text and illustrated throughout with black and white photographs and some black and white drawings. From publisher's note: "(This…

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Light Steam Power Magazine: Vol. 2, July-Sept. 1952 No. 6

1952. Magazine: Vol. 2, July-Sept. 1952 No. 6; an 8vo size staple bound magazine, paginates from 220-262 with black and white illustrations and photographs. Contents include: The Serpollet System The Late Mr. R. H. Bolsover The Scott-Newcomb Steam Sy…

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The Body's Recollection of Being: Phenomenological Psychology and the Deconstruction of Nihilism by Levin, David Michael

Routledge, 1990. 8vo size trade paperback; 390 pages including index From back: "This is a unique study, continuing the work of Merleau-Ponty and Heidegger, and using the techniques of phenomenology against the prevailing nihilism of our culture. …

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The Life Story of Constance Bennett by McBride, Mary Margaret

New York: Star Library Publications, Inc., 1932. Rare surviving fan biography of 1930s film star Constance Bennett. Bennett began her movie career in silent films and made the transition of talkies. She was the sister of actresses Joan Bennett and Barbar…

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La Sainte Bible en Latin et an Francois (volume IX )

France, 1749. In French and Latin. Volume IX (nine) only. A rare book "with approval and privilege of the King." The French Revolution and the persecution of the Roman Catholic Church in France in the 1790s makes this a truly rare volume to h…

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The Doble Steam Car

Los Angeles, CA: Floyd Clymer Rare surviving Floyd Clymer publication on Doble Steam Cars. No date; we believe circa 1946. 25mo size horizontal stapled binding; 14 pages plus photo illustrated covers. Six full page black and white photographs and seve…

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