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1 Cook, Roy J., Ed. One Hundred and One Famous Poems
Chicago Cable Co. 1929 Revised Edition. Cloth Good + No Jacket Book 
186 pp., with some scuffed and rubbed spots on navy blue cloth, mostly on back board. Text clean. Tan endpapers with previous owner's name and address in ink on front pasted endpaper. Binding firm and gilt titling still fairly bright. A collection of mostly 19th century poems that once were widely read, even memorized, by American schoolchildren. Includes favorites by Longfellow, Wordsworth, James Whitcomb Riley, Shelley, William Cullen Bryant, Walt Whitman, Joyce Kilmer, Eugene Field, Robert Frost, et al. A prose section in the rear includes the US Declaration of Independence, Gettysburg Address, Ten Commandments and a few other pieces. Each poem includes a thumbnail oval engraving of the poet. Size: 8mo -- 8.5 In Tall By 4.75 in. Wide 
Price: 14.00 USD
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2 Cross, A.D. Introduction to Practical Infra-red Spectroscopy
London Butterworths 1964 2nd Edition Trade Paperback Good + No Jacket Textbook 8vo -- 9.5 In Tall 
86 pp., with fold-out table, index, numerous charts and tables. Thumbed, some crinkling of laminate on covers, upper area of booklet somewhat curled. Page 41 has a tear. No markings, still sturdy. An introduction to the field for students of organic chemistry. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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3 Culinary Institute of America The New Professional Chef, Fifth Edition
NY Van Nostrand Reinhold 1991 0442219822 / 9780442219826 Fifth Edition, 2nd Printing. Leatherette-like Cloth Near Fine No Jacket Textbook 
869 pp. on coated stock, many color photos. Dark green front board has 3 slight dents. Else new, no markings or notes. Lacks jacket. Colored endpapers. Six-pound tome will require additional postage.Forewords by Paul Bocuse and Ferdinand Metz; Linda Glick Conway, editor. 33 chapters, 4 appendices, glossary, index, recommended reading list. Comprehensive guide to food buying, preparation and presentation, compiled by one of America's premier cooking schools. Size: 4to --11.25 in Tall 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4 Dopp, Katharine E. The Early Sea People
Chicago Rand McNally 1912 First Edition. Cloth Very Good No Jacket Textbook Brown, Howard V. And Inukai, Kyohei. 
224 pp. on glossy stock. Tan cloth with dark green drawing and titling. Name in light pencil on front endpaper, no other markings. Binding sturdy. Slight rubbing of the title block on front cover. Small scuff on rear cover. Numerous b&w illustrations on nearly every page, including 21 full-page drawings. Fictional stories to help children in intermediate grades understand the culture and daily life of early seafarers -- the ancestors of Scandinavian and Teuton tribes who inhabited what is now Denmark. This is Volume 4 in the Industrial and Social History Series sponsored by the Extension Service of the University of Chicago. Subtitled "First Steps in the Conquest of the Waters." At the rear is a "Suggestions for Teachers" section. Size: 12mo -- 7.75 in Tall 
Price: 20.00 USD
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5 Earle, James H. Drafting Technology
Reading, Mass. Addison Wesley Publishing Co. 1986 0201102390 / 9780201102390 2nd Edition. Glossy Boards Very Good + No Jacket Textbook 
669 pp., plus 82 pp. of appendices. Slight edgewear to spine, still close to new, no markings in text. Detailed college-level textbook on drafting, especially as applied to manufacturing. Size: 8vo -- 9.5 In Tall 
Price: 7.00 USD
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6 Elliott, Charles N. Conservation of American Resources
Atlanta Turner E. Smith 1942 First Edition Cloth Very Good No Jacket Textbook 8vo -- 7.5 In Tall 
672 pp. Moderate wear, rubbing along edges, corners bumped, but binding strong. Light foxing of endpapers. Text mostly bright, no markings or school stampings. A textbook introducing students to basics of conservation as practiced in the U.S. on the eve of World War 2. The book seeks to implant a conservation ethic into the students. Written at a high school level, probably for use in an agriculture or biology class. Covers such topics as game birds, national parks, minerals, land, fish, fur industry. Numerous B&W photos. Includes glossary, bibliography, index. Geometric design of a scarlet cover includes line drawings of a camper, oil wells, turkeys, birds and a sailboat. 8vo -- 7.5 In Tall 
Price: 16.00 USD
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7 Evans, Helen Marie Man the Designer
NY Macmillan Publishing Co. 1975 2nd Printing. Cloth Very Good No Jacket Textbook 
390 pp. Some rubbing on upper cover, corners rubbed. Some fading to black spine strip. B&W illustrations on most pages; many color plates as well. A survey that guides students in how to appreciate not only objects stored in museums and galleries but also the physical make-up of their everyday surroundings. Part One covers various design principals. Part two looks at designs from various cultures. Part Three focuses on materials (rocks, copper, glass, precious metals, etc); Part Four deals with plastics, trees and textiles. Part Five examines fashion, furniture, landscapes, and objects regarded as museum-worthy. While some work of past centuries is mentioned, most of material concerns 19th and 20th century design movements. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In Tall By 10.5 In. Horizontal Format 
Price: 10.00 USD
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8 Fitch, Natalie and Francis, Charlotte A. Foods and Principles of Cookery
NY Prentice-Hall 1948 Cloth Very Good No Jacket Textbook 
406 pp. Light edgewear and rubbing on corners. Binding strong and square, and text clean. A college-level textbook for home economics. Previous owner's name and address on endpaper, faint red line on top edge near spine; no other markings. Numerous sketches, charts and tables. Not a cookbook, but rather a detailed look at the chemistry of cooking, nutrition and food handling. Includes index and appendices on such topics as carbohydrates, proteins, hydrolysis and colloidal solutions. Size: 8vo -- 8.75 in Tall 
Price: 13.50 USD
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9 Goldberg, Natalie Writing Down the Bones;Wild Mind
NY Quality Paperback Book Club 1991 Reprint. Trade Papeback Very Good Book 
171 pp. plus 238 pp. A combo giving Goldberg's pointers for writing, and her own experiences and challenges as a writer. Writing down the Bones close to new. Wild Mind has pencil notations on about 10 pages. Else close to new. Spine creasing but binding firm. Her books are both personal and practical, and include exercises for freeing the imagination. Much better than the usual creative-writing workbook. Size: 8vo -- 8.25 in Tall 
Price: 8.00 USD
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10 Irish, Marian D. And Prothro, James W. The Politics of American Democracy
Englewood Cliffs, N.J. Prentice Hall 1965 3rd Edition. Boards Very Good No Jacket Book 
722 pp. Previous owner's address label on front end paper. No underlinings or other markings. Light soil to cover. With bibliographic essay. Standard college textbook for political science, giving historical and cultural context of American political movements. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 3.50 USD
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11 Lewis, William Dodge and Rowland, Albert Lindsay Scouting Through
Chicago John C. Winston Co. 1930 Cloth Very Good No Jacket Textbook Hoopes, Florence J and Margaret C. 
448 pp., plus index, dictionary and suggested reading lists. Lightly rubbed spots and soil on spine, small dark stain on rear cover. Previous owner's name in ink script on pictorial endpaper. Text clean. Several pastel color illustrations throughout. Front grayish green cover has a pictorial design showing an Indian brave kneeling and tending a campfire, against an orange sun. Book VI, designed for sixth-grade students, in the Winston "Silent Reader" series. An anthology of dozens of short readings, a few by famous writers such as Alfred Lord Tennyson and Mark Twain. Most are short non-fiction pieces on everyday topics. The authors, in their preface, note they are trying to teach pupils to read silently and quickly but with full comprehension. Content ranges widely, from newspaper articles to poetry Size: 8vo -- 8 in Tall 
Price: 8.50 USD
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12 Marcatante, John J., Ed. American Folklore and Legends
NY Globe Book Co. 1980 0870651048 / 9780870651045 Trade Paperback Very Good + Textbook Shipman, Robert 
306 pp. Rust-colored stiff wraps with large flag design, also totem pole, sailing ship, covered wagon, coonskin hat. Black marker numbers on bottom edge and half title page. School property stamping. Text clean. No spine creases. Middle-school reader, an anthology of 30 folk tales from various American regions. Each chapter has vocabulary guides. Rear section includes Q&A questions to test mastery of the material. Editor was chairman of the English dept. of the NYC public school system. Size: 8mo-- 8.25 in 
Price: 5.00 USD
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13 McLaughhlin, Andrew C. A History of the American People
NY D. Appleton & Co. 1904 3rd Printing. Cloth Good + No Jacket Textbook 
587 pp., plus advertising matter in rear. Index. Frontispiece is a colored map of US. Also contains scores of b&w illustrations, mostly busts of major leaders., and many regional maps. Brown cloth cover has just light wear, with bumping of corners. Light pencil notes on endpapers and frontispiece map. Nearly all text pages clean, a few marginal notes in pencil. A history textbook for high school students. McLaughlin notes in his preface that his history primarily is a political narrative, mostly organized by presidential administrations. It covers the period from Columbus's voyages to 1899. Pre-columbian visits and settlements are condensed to just 10 pages. An appendix containing the U.S. Constitution includes just the first 15 amendments. Boldface topic labels on most pages make it easy to look up particular events or leaders. A useful volume for tracing nationalistic and imperial values as they were being cultivated by US school systems at the close of the 19th Century. This book was part of Appleton's Twentieth Century Text-books series. Size: 8vo -- 8 in Tall 
Price: 12.00 USD
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14 Raymond S. Greenberg, et. Al. Medical Epidemiology (Lange Medical Books)
NY . Appleton & Lange (Simon & Schuster) 1997 083856206X / 9780838562062 Second Edition. Trade Paperback Very Good + Textbook 
196 pp. Close to new, no markings or highlighting. Co-authors are Stephen R. Daniels, W. Dana Flanders, J. William Eley, and John R. Boring. Numerous diagrams, tables, graphs and mathematical formulas. Index. Size: 4to -- 10 in 
Price: 5.00 USD
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15 Ruehlmann, William Stalking the Feature Story
Cincinnati Writers Digest Books 1978 0911654518 / 9780911654516 2nd Printing. Cloth Near Fine Very Good Book 
309 pp. Nearly new, slight edgewear to dj. Tight, bright, no markings. Note: Dust jacket rear panel lists an ISBN which has an extra digit compared with nuumber listed on copyright page -- dj version ends 5148 instead of 518. A young Scripps Howard reporter, who also is a journalism professor, gives useful pointers on reporting and writing a feature story. The text reflects an era when newspapers drew a sharper distinction betwee "features" and "hard news" stories, but the coaching remains valid. Size: 8vo -- 8 in Tall 
Price: 7.50 USD
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16 Sapawi, Tuminah Simple Malay Plus Dictionary and Travel Guide
London Europhone Language Centre 1991 9971994488 / 9789971994488 4th Edition. Stiff Glossy Wrappers Very Good No Jacket Textbook 
123 pp., about 70 devoted to language lessons, the remainder, travel pointers. Previous owner's name on title page. No other markings.Diagonal corner crease on front cover. Bright glossy coovers showing drawing of drums, and photo of a mosque. No cassettes included. A 6-page workbook drill (Lesson 6) is laid in. Introduction promises mastery of elementary Malay within a month, based on daily one-hour practice sessions. Designed for English speakers. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In Tall 
Price: 9.00 USD
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17 Sheldon, William D.; Austin, Mary C.; And Drdek, Richard E. Fields and Fences
Boston Allyn and Bacon 1965 Likely First Edition Cloth Good + No Jacket Textbook 8vo -- 8.5 In Tall Bailey-Jones, Beryl 
191 pp. Moderate wear on cover, corners rubbed, bumped. Florida state sticker on inside cover. Rip in table of contents page. Text clean, fairly bright. Numerous color illustrations. No. 2 in the Sheldon Basic Reading Series, a collection of simple stories written for first graders as a sequel to "Our Town." Word list in rear. All stories in this volume written by Richard E. Drdek. Olive green cover with flower design. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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18 Shrodes, Caroline; Shugrue, Michael; Belford, Fontaine Maury, Eds The Conscious Reader
NY Allyn and Bacon 1998 020526848X / 9780205268481 7th Edition, 4th Printing. Trade Papeback Very Good Textbook 
971 pp. Previous owner's name on half-title page; no other markings. Thumbed, binding firm, still close to new. A college reader of fiction, nonfiction and poetry. Scores of selections chosen to illustrate various writing techniques, such as analysis, argument, diction, narration, etc. `The preface states the reader aims to promote multidisciplinary learning reflecting cultural diversity. Size: 8vo -- 9 in Tall 
Price: 6.00 USD
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Neil Simon Monologues: Speeches from the Works of America's Foremost Playwright, Simon, Neil; Karshner, Roger, Ed.
19 Simon, Neil; Karshner, Roger, Ed. Neil Simon Monologues: Speeches from the Works of America's Foremost Playwright
Rancho Mirage, Calif. Dramaline Publications 1996 094066934X / 9780940669345 Trade Paperback Very Good Book 
190 pp. Thumbed, but still close to new. Spine uncreased. No markings. Excerpts of dialogue taken from 20 different Neil Simon comedies. Includes debut dates, original cast members, stage directions for the selected scenes. Foreword by Jack Lemmon. Size: 8mo -- 8.5 In Tall 
Price: 6.00 USD
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20 Spurgeon, C.H. Lectures to My Students
Grand Rapids, Mich. Associated Publishers & Authors 1971 Trade Paperback Good + No Jacket Textbook 
568 pp in 3-volume anthology. Textblock rippled, some blackish spots on front cover and bottom edge. light edgewear and rubbing of spine edges. Text clean, no markings. A collection of scores of class lectures presented to seminary students, mostly on the techniques of preparing and delivering effective sermons. Spurgeon was a renowned Calvinist Baptist preacher in England in the 19th century. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In Tall 
Price: 7.50 USD
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