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Economic Indicators

By: Beaudry, Jean-Luc

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Montreal, Square One Data: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004747

ISBN: 0973357312

Condition: Near Fine


Unpaginated, about 375 pp. on coated stock. Colored graphs and maps throughout. Virtually new, no markings, spine uncreased. The Spring 2004 issue of a quarterly compendium gives a comparison of basic economic indicators in 185 nations. According to Beaudry's index, Luxembourg has the soundest economy in the world, Switzlerland is second and the United States is third. Beaudry, an economic analyst, has packaged baseline information for forecasting. Publication press rele... View more info

Doomsday 1999 A.D.

By: Berlitz, Charles

Price: $3.00

Publisher: NY, Pocket: 1983

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 003049

Condition: Good +


238 pp. Light foxing on inside cover, a few words underlined on p. 16. otherwise no markings. Sturdy binding, moderate toning. Berlitz, Bermuda Triangle researcher and grandson of the language-study giant, gives arguments that cataclysms have occurred before and are due again at the end of the 20th century. Interesting example of an early title in the Millennium mania of a few years ago. He combines scientific research with literary and paranormal research of religious p... View more info

Voices from the Sky: Previews of the Coming Space Age

By: Clarke, Arthur C.

Price: $2.50

Publisher: NY, Harper & Row: 1965

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 000267

Condition: Good


Essays on how scientific advances in space may affect life in coming decades. Library markings, edges yellowed. Tape adhesive on cover. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Apocalypse 2012

By: Joseph, Lawrence E.

Price: $4.50

Publisher: NY, Broadway Books: 2008

Edition: Revised.

Seller ID: 005975

Condition: Very Good


263 pp., reference notes, index. With epilogue. Light wear, slight rubbing on spine corner. Text clean. Spine uncreased. No markings. A science journalist gives a readable overview of various trends that could be leading Earth toward catastrophe, possibly in harmony with Mayan prophecies. Size: 8vo -- 8 in Tall View more info

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Preparing for the Twenty-First Century

By: Kennedy, Paul

Price: $3.00

Publisher: NY, Vintage (Random House): 1994

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 003949

ISBN: 0679747052

Condition: Very Good


428 pp. Previous owner's name on preliminary page; a margin note on p. 4. No other markings sighted. Spine uncreased, lightly read. A Yale professor synthesizes various trends in agriculture, economics, trade, international relations, etc. to outline what to expect in future decades. Interestingly, his index omits any mention of Islam, fundamentalism, and terrorism -- three forces that kicked off the new century with a bang. View more info

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The Age of Spiritual Machines: When Computers Exceed Human Intelligence

By: Kurzweil, Ray

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Penguin Books: 2000

Edition: 7th Printing.

Seller ID: 010270

ISBN: 0140282025

Condition: Very Good


388 pp., including large sections for glossary, timeline, bibliography and list of resources, index. Light wear, spine uncreased. No markings. A pioneer in speech recognition software offers projections about the next century of development in artificial intelligence, reaching a point of surpassing human minds. Size: 8vo -- 9.25 in. View more info

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Walden Two

By: Skinner, B.F.

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J., Prentice Hall: 1976

Edition: 37th Printing.

Seller ID: 010271

ISBN: 002411510X

Condition: Good


297 pp. Lightly read, spine lightly creased. No markings. Novel 's text is complete but Skinner's updated introduction "Walden Two Revisited" is missing. Size: 12mo -- 7 in Tall View more info

A Nation of Victims: The Decay of the American Character

By: Sykes, Charles J.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, St. Martin's: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003313

ISBN: 0312082975

Condition: Near Fine


289 pp., index, notes. Nearly new, no markings. Sykes focuses on the spread of "victimization" in U.S. society, the rise of class action suits, etc. View more info

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The Next War

By: Weinberger, Caspar and Schweizer, Peter

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Washington, Regner Publishing (Eagle Publishing): 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002616

ISBN: 0895264471

Condition: Fine


470 pp. Nearly new. No markings. Ronald Reagan's defense secretary and his co-author present a futurist novel to make the case that the Clinton administration has weakened America with its defense cutbacks. They outline 7 possible war scenarios involving Korea, Russia, Japan, Iran and others and hypothesize how America might respond with its limited resources. Foreword by Margaret Thatcher. View more info