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  • Crossley, Anthony

    Published by Stanley Paul, London, 1987

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    Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good +. 6th Printing. This clear written instructional book provides a practical schedule for training a young horse of normal physique over a period of 24 months by a rider of average ability and purpose. Essential information for all riders wishing to train and improve their horses. 191 pages including index. Dust jacket has very light edge wear; book has bump to upper front corner. Very ncie copy.

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  • Hall, Fred M.

    Published by The University of Arkansas Press, Fayetteville, 1996

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    Soft Cover. Condition: Near Fine-. 2nd Printing. Explores the many influences on Brubeck's life and music: His youth on a cattle ranch in the foothills of the Sierras; a stint in Europe with Patton's army during World War II; the development of the West Coast jazz scene and the rise of the Dave Brubeck Quartet; much more. 182 pages including index. B&W photos. Light wear specifically at corner tips. Overall, very nice copy.

    Seller Inventory # 004732

  • Friedland, Martin L.

    Published by Beaufort Books, New York, 1984

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    Hard Cover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. First American Edition/1st Printing. Drawing on exhaustive records of this famous, trial case, noted legal authority Martin Friedland, presents fascinating material featuring evidence that Lipski's case may have been influenced by the Victorian attitude regarding immigrants. This is a true mystery for more intriguing than any work of fiction. 219 pages including references. Fantastic copy.

    Seller Inventory # 008731

  • St. John of the Cross

    Published by Dover Publications, Mineola, NY, 2008

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    Soft Cover. Condition: Near Fine. Reprint. He was called the "greatest of all mystical theologians" by spiritual teacher Thomas Merton. In fact, St. John of the Cross' writings are regarded as the peak of Spanish mysticism. This is a primer to his classic : "Dark Night of the Soul." 334 pages. Wonderful copy.

    Seller Inventory # 010212

  • Geer, Walter

    Published by Konecky & Konecky, Old Saybrook, CT

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    Hard Cover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. Reprint. From the opening salvos at Fort Sumter to the final surrender at Appomattox Courthouse, the author's classic work provides a penetrating study of the military course of the Civil War from the vantage points of both sides of the conflict. Provides a detailed description of every major battle and extended engagement. Originally printed in 1926. 447 pages plus bibliography and index. Maps. Fabulous copy.

    Seller Inventory # 010218

  • Bottomley, Frank

    Published by Avenel Books, New York, 1983

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    Hard Cover. Condition: Near Fine-. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. Connie Green (illustrator). First Printing Thus. A guide to everything there is to know about exploring castles of England, Scotland, and Wales. 249 pages including index. Illustrated. Previous owner's booksplate on front end paper. Terrific copy.

    Seller Inventory # 010203

  • Shub, Anatole

    Published by W. W. Norton, New York, 1970

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    Hard Cover. Condition: Near Fine --. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good+++. 1st Edition/1st Printing. Combining eyewitness obeservation with expert research, the author explains why Khruschchev encourages while his succesors persecuted such writers as Alexander Solchenitsyn and Andrei Voznesensky; why Rumanian Communists behaved like Rumanians; why East Germany needed the wall; why Yugoslavia moved toward an open society, wll while once-liberal Poland harrassed Catholic bishops and Jewish intellectuals. 474 pages including index. B&W photos; illustrated end papers. Dust jacket has a few, small mended tears and some minor scuffing; bottom front blurb flap corner clipped. Book as a very tiny bump along lower front edge. Lovely copy.

    Seller Inventory # 010207

  • Sawyer, Ralph D.

    Published by Dover Publications, New York, 1963

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    Soft Cover. Condition: Very Good -. Third Edition. This book discusses prism and grating spectrographs as well as the techniques of their use in research with emphasis upon those principles and techniques that are fundamental to practically all uses of spectroscopic equipment. 358 pages including index. B&W photos, graphs, formulas, charts. Remainder mark on lower page edges; a few small, faint creases on cover. Very nice copy.

    Seller Inventory # 010232

  • Haw, Richard

    Published by Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, Canada, 2005

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    Hard Cover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. Probable First. Hailed by some as the Eighth Wonder of the World when it opened in 1883, the Brooklyn Bridge is one of the world's most recognizable and beloved icons. Bringing together more than sixty images of the bridge, the author traces the diverse and sometimes jarring ways in which this majestic structure was received, adopted, and interpreted as an American idea. Not a history of how the bridge was made, but rather of what people have made of the Brooklyn Bridge in film, literature, art, and politics. 307 pages including index. B&W photos and illustrations. Fabulous copy.

    Seller Inventory # 010220

  • Cotter, Matthews J. (editor)

    Published by Prometheus Books, Amherst, NY, 2004

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    Hard Cover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. First Printing. Herein, Matthew Cotter edits a collection of essays originally presented at a centennial celebration honoring Sidney Hook's life and career. Features articles by former students, colleagues, allies, and adversaries as well as younger scholars which offer insights into Hook's philosophical significance. David Sidorsky contributes a detailed introduction to the development of Hook's work and thought. 392 pages including bibliography of Hook's works and short bios of contributors. Terrific copy.

    Seller Inventory # 010222

  • Wert, Jeffry D.

    Published by Simon & Schuster, New York, 2001

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    Hard Cover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. First Printing. From the time Robert E. Lee took command of the Army of Northern Virginia until the Battle of Gettysburg, the Confederate Army compiled a record of military achievement almost unparalleled in our nation's history. How it happened is the subject of Jeffry Wert's fascinating new take on it all.383 pages including index. B&W photos, maps. Fabulous copy.

    Seller Inventory # 010219

  • Plumb, J. H.

    Published by The University of Georgia Press, Athens, GA, 1989

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    Hard Cover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. First Printing Thus. J. H. Plumb is perhaps the most widely read English historian of our time. Forming a kind of intellectual autobiography, the three volumes of his collected essays reveal a mind always in search of the great patterns that have formed the world's history since Neolithic times, and intellect always seeking to connect the events of the past with the dilemmas of the present day. This is volume one. 408 pages including index. Fabulous copy.

    Seller Inventory # 010221

  • Virgoe, Norma and Yaxley, Susan (editors)

    Published by Collins Publishers, London, 1987

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    Hard Cover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 2nd Priniting. Larry Banville was gamekeeper to Lord Buston's great-great-grandfather from 1823 until his death 46 years later. In his will, Banville left four large volumes to Buxton's younger son, Charles, with the wish that the journals be published. These are those journals. They are illustrated by contemporary drawings and paintings. It is a unique record of a way of living and of a countryside that has been greatly changed by the passage of times and not always for the better. 223 pages. B&W photos; color and B&W illustrations. Fabulous copy.

    Seller Inventory # 010223

  • Hobson, Charles F.

    Published by University Press of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, 1996

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    Hard Cover. Condition: Near Fine-. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. First Printing. John Marshall remains one of the towering figures in the landscape of American law. In this masterful study, the author clarifies the coherence and thrust of Marshall's jurisprudence while keeping in sight the man as well as a jurist. 256 pages including index. Fabulous copy.

    Seller Inventory # 010227

  • Andersen, Hans and Gissing, Vera

    Published by Cathay Books, London, 1981

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    Hard Cover. Condition: Near Fine. Dagmar Berkova (illustrator). 2nd Priniting. Herein, Vera Gissing, has selected 26 of Hans Christian Andersen's stories, all enhanced by black and white as well as color illustrations. Includes The Red Shoes, Thumbelina, The Emperor's New ClothesThe Ugly Duckling, The Snow Queen, The LIttle Mermaid, and many, many more. 264 pages. Terrific copy.

    Seller Inventory # 010204

  • Coil, Suzanne M.

    Published by Franklin Watts, New York, 1993

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    Hard Cover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. Third Printing. Herein, enriched with vivid, intimate details, is the story of Harriet Beecher Stowe and the turbulent times in which she lived. Best known for penning "Uncle Tom's Cabin," this book captures her family, life, and her development as a writer. 173 pages including index. B&W photos and illustrations. Fabulous copy.

    Seller Inventory # 010210

  • FitzGibbon, Constantine

    Published by MacDonald, London, 1957

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    Hard Cover. Condition: Near Fine. Henry Moore (illustrator). First Printing Thus. Originally published in 1857, this book recounts the winter of 1940 when bombers could be heard droningh night after night after night on their way to Liverpool or the Midlands while every night London held its breath. The author has captured the atmosphere of these months through interviews with the men and women that were the targets of the bombers, the men who manned the pumps and patrolled the streets, and the women who somehow kept their homes going and refused to give way to fear, exhaustion, and ruin. 272 pages including acknowledgements. Illustrations by the great Henry Moore. A tiny imperfection along the top edge at spine. Terrific copy.

    Seller Inventory # 010235

  • Locke, Simeon, Caplan, Davis and Kellar, Lucia

    Published by Charles C. Thomas, Publishers, Springfield, IL, 1973

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    Hard Cover. Condition: Near Fine --. Probable First. The study of lingistics has undergone major revisions over the years, based largely in normative data, and intuitkve analysis. Comparatively, little has been contributed by behavioral techniques in pathological states. Herein, the authors examine disloctaion of language in schizpohrenia, aphasia, and dementia by searching for features that link these aberrations of language. Using computer analysis of sponateous language output and other techniques, they suggest that speech and language have been elaborated from principles which underlie other neurological function. 135 pages including index. B&W photos, charts, diagrams. Fabulous copy.

    Seller Inventory # 010209

  • Jantscher, Gerald R.

    Published by The Brookings Institute, Washington, D. C., 1975

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    Hard Cover. Condition: Near Fine-. No Jacket. First Printing. No industry in the United States has a longer history of aid from the Federal Government than the ship-operating and shipbuilding industries. Assistance began with George Washington. Today, the maritime industries are the beneficiaries of an extensive array of federal iads. Herein, the author describes the major aids to the maritime industries, examines their rationale, and presents estimates of their cost. 164 pages including index. Charts. A hint of shelf wear. Terrific copy.

    Seller Inventory # 010225

  • Hughes, Thomas Alexander

    Published by The Free Press, New York, 1995

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    Hard Cover. Condition: Near Fine. First Printing. The fascinating story of how American tactical air power was developed by General Elwood "Pete" Quesada during World War II, including its decisive role in Operation Overlord and the liberation of Europe. 3809 pages, index, bibliography, maos, B&W photos. Signed by author on pre-title page. Price clipped. Fabulous copy. Signed by Author.

    Seller Inventory # 010213

  • Clay, FAther John

    Published by St. Stanislaus Church, St. Paul, MN, 1999

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    Soft Cover. Condition: Near Fine-. Probable First. A book full of short, almost meditative-style writings that seeks to elicit thought, offer guidance and and stimulate spirituality. 272 pages. A hint of shelf wear. Terrific copy.

    Seller Inventory # 010214

  • Croissant, Michael P. and Aras, Bulent (editors)

    Published by Praegar, Westport, CT, 1999

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    Hard Cover. Condition: Near Fine-. No Jacket. First Printing. Oil has thrust the Caspian Region toward the center of worl geopolitics. This changing status lends urgency to the Caspian region's complex disputes and politically tortured geography. This is a comprehensive study of oil's impact on this region. 305 pages including index. Maps, charts. Fabulous copy.

    Seller Inventory # 010211

  • Butler, William E. and Quigley, John B. Jr. (editors)

    Published by The John Hopkins Press, Baltimore, 1970

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    Hard Cover. Condition: Near Fine. No Printing Stated. A comprehensive statement of Soviet civil and administrative law governing maritime transport and shipping of nearly all types: fishing and merchant ships (including oil tankers), public service vessels such as icebreakers, and warships. The also have also provided a comprehensive introduction that delineates the major features of the 1968 Code and compares it with the predecessor Code of 1929. 169 pages including index. Dust jacket has a hint of shelf wear. Fabulous copy.

    Seller Inventory # 010216

  • Baker, Douglas M.

    Published by Privately Printed, Minneapolis, MN, 1998

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    Hard Cover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. First Printing. The personal story of a father as told by his son. Written to provide a better understanding as to his father was, his accomplishments, his good and bad sides so the entire family could get to know him and their ancestory. 113 pages. B&W photos. Family tree. Signed by author on front end paper. Fabulous copy. Signed by Author.

    Seller Inventory # 010208

  • Brigden, Patricia BA, MIAM (Dip)

    Published by Biddles Ltd., Guildford, Ireland, 1997

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    Hard Cover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. Second Edition. The Irish Red and White Setter is a dog of ancient lineage who was almost lost, but survives today because of the devoted efforts of a few people in Ireland in the 1970s as well as the work of others on both sides of the Irish Sea. This is the story of this wonderful breed as told by an expert who spent years painstakingly researching the Irish Red and White to help intorduce new owners to the delight of owning this dog. Possibly privately printed. Signed by author on title page. Fantastic copy of this hard-to-find book. Signed by Author.

    Seller Inventory # 010228

  • Kane, Alice J.

    Published by Kennel Club Books, Inc., Allenhurst, NJ, 2005

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    Hard Cover. Condition: Near Fine. No Printing Stated. This special limited edition is the only book of its kind dedicated to the remarkable Rat Terrier. It's a comprehensive guide that covers the breed's development in Britain, rise to fame in America, characteristics, and Breed Standard. It also discusses healthcare, housebreaking, behavior, and much more. 155 pages plus index. Color photos. Terrific copy.

    Seller Inventory # 010237

  • Morgan, Ted

    Published by Simon & Schuster, New York, 1982

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    Hard Cover. Condition: Near Fine. First Printing. Not a conventional biography, but instead an intimate account of how one of the most complex and important figures of the 20th century was formed. The author has woven together the psychological, familial, social, and historical background to narrate the fascinating story of Churchill's young, formative years, without which it would be impossible to understand his achievements of later years. 607 pages including index. B&W photos. Dust jacket has a hint of shelf wear.

    Seller Inventory # 010241

  • Schlesinger, Arthur M. Jr.

    Published by Simon & Schuster, New York, 1964

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    Hard Cover. Condition: Near Fine --. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good -. First Printing.

    Seller Inventory # 010243

  • Collins, Gary

    Published by Creation House, Carol Stream, IL, 1973

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    Hard Cover. Condition: Near Fine-. First Edition. This is the final book in the author's Psychology for Church Leaders series. It explores how people learn. how they can be motivated, and how they can better get along with each other. 167 pages including index. Dust jacket has a couple of tiny, mended tears. Lovely copy.

    Seller Inventory # 010236

  • Norton, James (editor)

    Published by Minnesota Historical Society Press, St. Paul, MN, 2001

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    Soft Cover. Condition: Near Fine. First Printing. Packed with recipes, interviews, photographs, restaurant tips, historical antecdotes, and wry wit, this book explores the least considered and least understood meal of the day: lunch -- with a Minnesota slant. 226 pages including index. B&W photos and illustrations. Fabulous copy.

    Seller Inventory # 010242