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One Hundred and One Famous Poems

By: Cook, Roy J., Ed.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Chicago, Cable Co.: 1929

Edition: Revised Edition.

Seller ID: 010319


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... View more info

Introduction to Practical Infra-red Spectroscopy

By: Cross, A.D.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: London, Butterworths: 1964

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 006026


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. View more info

The New Professional Chef, Fifth Edition

By: Culinary Institute of America

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Van Nostrand Reinhold: 1991

Edition: Fifth Edition, 2nd Printing.

Seller ID: 009807


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 --1... View more info

The Early Sea People

By: Dopp, Katharine E.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, Rand McNally: 1912

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009460


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... View more info

Drafting Technology

By: Earle, James H.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Reading, Mass., Addison Wesley Publishing Co.: 1986

Edition: 2nd Edition.

Seller ID: 005654


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 View more info

Conservation of American Resources

By: Elliott, Charles N.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Atlanta, Turner E. Smith: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009078


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, mine... View more info

Man the Designer

By: Evans, Helen Marie

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Macmillan Publishing Co.: 1975

Edition: 2nd Printing.

Seller ID: 009954


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, et... View more info

Foods and Principles of Cookery

By: Fitch, Natalie and Francis, Charlotte A.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: NY, Prentice-Hall: 1948

Seller ID: 009953


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 colloida... View more info

Writing Down the Bones;Wild Mind

By: Goldberg, Natalie

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Quality Paperback Book Club: 1991

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 009545


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 View more info

The Politics of American Democracy

By: Irish, Marian D. And Prothro, James W.

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice Hall: 1965

Edition: 3rd Edition.

Seller ID: 002075


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 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Scouting Through

By: Lewis, William Dodge and Rowland, Albert Lindsay

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Chicago, John C. Winston Co.: 1930

Seller ID: 009793


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 a... View more info

American Folklore and Legends

By: Marcatante, John J., Ed.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Globe Book Co.: 1980

Seller ID: 010199


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 publi... View more info

A History of the American People

By: McLaughhlin, Andrew C.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, D. Appleton & Co.: 1904

Edition: 3rd Printing.

Seller ID: 009969


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 po... View more info

Medical Epidemiology (Lange Medical Books)

By: Raymond S. Greenberg, et. Al.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY ., Appleton & Lange (Simon & Schuster): 1997

Edition: Second Edition.

Seller ID: 010028


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 View more info

Stalking the Feature Story

By: Ruehlmann, William

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Cincinnati, Writers Digest Books: 1978

Edition: 2nd Printing.

Seller ID: 004980


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"... View more info

Simple Malay Plus Dictionary and Travel Guide

By: Sapawi, Tuminah

Price: $9.00

Publisher: London, Europhone Language Centre: 1991

Edition: 4th Edition.

Seller ID: 010105


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 T... View more info

Fields and Fences

By: Sheldon, William D.; Austin, Mary C.; And Drdek, Richard E.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Boston, Allyn and Bacon: 1965

Edition: Likely First Edition

Seller ID: 006041


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. View more info

The Conscious Reader

By: Shrodes, Caroline; Shugrue, Michael; Belford, Fontaine Maury, Eds

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Allyn and Bacon: 1998

Edition: 7th Edition, 4th Printing.

Seller ID: 009931


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 View more info

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Neil Simon Monologues: Speeches from the Works of America's Foremost Playwright

By: Simon, Neil; Karshner, Roger, Ed.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Rancho Mirage, Calif., Dramaline Publications: 1996

Seller ID: 010113


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 View more info

Lectures to My Students

By: Spurgeon, C.H.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich., Associated Publishers & Authors: 1971

Seller ID: 010254


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 View more info