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Saint Croix Notes, Adams, Noah
1 Adams, Noah Saint Croix Notes
Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. W W Norton & Co Inc 1990 0393029050 / 9780393029055 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
Dust jacket and book are in very good condition, small tear and fold at the top of the front of the DJ. Stated First Edition, "1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0." Essays about the United States west of the Potomic. 
Price: 8.95 USD
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Modern Essays, Avent, John M. Editor
2 Avent, John M. Editor Modern Essays
U.S.A. Possibly Allyn and Bacon probably 1924-5 Library Binding, Hard Cover Good No Dust Jacket 4.25 
4.25" x 6.5". 244 pages. Withdrawn from the library. Apparently once a text book in the high school. Good strong re-binding. Soil on the outside of the closed pages. Eight B&W glossy portraits of the essayists. Includes thoughts from William James, E.V. Lucas, Henry Seidel Canby, G.K. Chesterton, Agnes Repplier, Henry van Dyke, A.C. Benson, Walter Prichard Eaton, Richard La Gallienne, Samuel M Crothers, Joseph Conrad, Woodrow Wilson and Hendrik van Loon. Title page missing. (I can include a copy from another book just for interest's sake if requested). Many markings on the CONTENTS page. Ink on page 3. Pencil on page 21. Underlining in "MONEY". Residue from tape repair on page 90 that must have occurred previous to the library binding. Aside from the crucial identifying page being missing, all the essays, the photos, and the QUESTIONS AND DISCUSSION section in the back of the book are all clean and intact. Not bad for a 100-year-old book. Our listing number 48029. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Forest and the Sea, Bates, Marston
3 Bates, Marston The Forest and the Sea
U.S.A. Vintage books, Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., Random House, Inc. 1960 394-70604-8 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good No Dust Jacket 4.25" x 7" 
277 pages. Very nice copy. Cover shows slight shelf wear, some nicks and scratches. Spine uncreased, pages are aged, but the book appears not to have been read. American Museum of Natural History Special Member's Edition. Our book number 36008. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Art of William Blake, Blunt, Anthony
4 Blunt, Anthony The Art of William Blake
USA Columbia University Press 1959 First Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 9.5 
9.5" x 7". 122 pages. First edition, no other edition listed. Very clean, no marks, some minor shelf wear to the bottom of the boards. Clean and fresh. Bampton Lectures in America, Number 12. Lecture by Anthony Blunt. Black and white images of Blake's works. Our book number 3036. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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5 Boethius; Kempis, Thomas a'; and Browne, Sir Thomas, Edited and with introduction by Edman, Irwin. The Consolation of Philosophy, The Imitation of Christ, and Religio Medici
The Modern Library, Random House, New York 1943 1st Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket 
First Random House edition in the Modern Library Series. Ex-Library. Stain from the tape on the spine, residue from sticker on back cover. Minimal wear to the corners, wear to the top of the spine. pages secure, text clean. Library stapms on outside of closed pages. Nice clean book. 
Price: 7.95 USD
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6 Bradbury, Ray Yestermorrow: Obvious Answers to Impossible Futures
Santa Barbara, California, U.S.A.: Joshua Odell Editions 1991 1877741043 / 9781877741043 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
Ex-library, Book like new, Dust jacket protected by library plastic, like new. Appears to be unread. First edition, "10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1." History and Futury. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Practical Cogitator or The Thinker's Anthology, Curtis, Charles P. Jr., and Greenslet, Ferris (selected and edited by)
7 Curtis, Charles P. Jr., and Greenslet, Ferris (selected and edited by) The Practical Cogitator or The Thinker's Anthology
U.S.A. Houghton Mifflin Company - Boston, The Riverside Press Cambridge 1945 1st Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket 4.5 Earle, Edison (decorations by) 
4.5" x 7.5". 577 pages. An anthology of prose, poetry and thought, ancient and modern, with an emphasis on the modern. Small stain on corner of front cover and wear to that corner. Cloth on boards. Minor shelf wear to top and bottom of spine. Pages clean, paper slightly aged. "The editors laid down certain rules: Nothing that is probably already too familiar or too accessible. Nothing purely inspirational, nothing sentimental. And yet nothing cynical. Nobility of thought keeps on the crown of the road, out of the gutters..." Looks like exactly the right book for the Poet-Philosopher in you. Categories: Man in Search of Himself, He Solicits His Past, He Turns to Nature, And Scrutinizes Her, And Himself, He Lives with His Fellows, They Better Their Condition, They Must Have Peace, Security and Liberty, And Justice, He Seeks Beauty, And Friendship and Love, And Even Something More, He Takes Better Aim. If ever there was a book for the real thinking person, this was it. Aside from the stain and damage to the lower front corner, a very nice copy. Our listing number 48028. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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prisoned chickens poisoned eggs; an inside look at the modern poultry industry, Davis, Karen, Ph.D.
8 Davis, Karen, Ph.D. prisoned chickens poisoned eggs; an inside look at the modern poultry industry
U.S.A. Book Publishing Company, P.O. Box 99, Summertown, Tennessee 1996 1570670323 / 9781570670329 1st Soft Cover Very Good No Dust jacket 5.5 Jefferson, Warren 
175 pages. Book clean and unmarked. "A shocking expose of the poultry and egg industry from animal rights activist Karen Davis." This will make you plan to raise your own chickens, and possible to refuse any others. Our book number 1039. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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9 Dyson, Freeman J. Imagined Worlds
Cumbreland, Rhode Island, U.S.A.: Harvard Univ Pr 1997 0674539087 / 9780674539082 4th Edition Hardcover As New As New 
Purchaed new, never read. no discernable shelf wear. Fourth Printing, 1997. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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Women of the 14th Moon; writings on menopause, Edited by Taylor, Dena and Sumrall, Amber Coverdale
10 Edited by Taylor, Dena and Sumrall, Amber Coverdale Women of the 14th Moon; writings on menopause
USA The Crossing Press 1991 0895944782 / 9780895944788 Hardcover 6.25 Anderson, Ann Stewart and Arnold, Ann Marie 
6.25" x 9", 695 pages. Ex-Library, cover is banged up a bit, text is slightly yellowed, but clean and unmarked. A collection of prose and poetry representing a variety of viewpoints, enlightening and informing women about this "very significant time of their lives." WOO HOO! I say. Free at last! Free at Last! Thank God Almighty I'm free at last. Our book number 28019. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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The Genius of The Early English Theater; The complete texts of Seven Great Plays of Midieval and Renaissance English Drama, and Essays, Editors: Barnet, Sylvan , berman, Morton, and Burto, William
11 Editors: Barnet, Sylvan , berman, Morton, and Burto, William The Genius of The Early English Theater; The complete texts of Seven Great Plays of Midieval and Renaissance English Drama, and Essays
A Mentor Book, Published by The New American Library, U.S.A. 1962 4th Edition Soft cover Very Good No Jacket 
ex library, underlining in ink throughout Dr. Faustus. The rest of the book is clean, tight, some yellowing of the paper. for a forty five year old book, in remarkably good condition. early english drama, Medieval and Renaissance. The complete texts of Seven Great Plays of Medieval and Renaissance English Drama, and Essays: Abraham and Isaac; The Second Shepherd's Play; Doctor Faustus; Macbeth; Volpone; Samson Agonistes; Essays by Sir Philip Sidney, Thomas Heywood, Alfred Harbage, Thomas DeQuincey, T.S. Eliot, and James Agate. Fourth printing. Our book number 41300. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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12 Emerson, Ralph Waldo The Works of Raplh Waldo Emerson in One Volume Including The Poems, Philosophic and Inspirational Essays, and Biographical Studies
Black's Readers Service Company 1933 Hardcover Good No Jacket 
Red cloth cover with gold and black printing. Ex-library. Cloth split at top of spine. Very slight shelf wear to other parts of cover. Split at title page, but binding otherwise tight. Pages clean. Very little fading of paper. 
Price: 8.95 USD
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13 Feynman, Richard P Qed: The Strange Theory of Light and Matter
Ewing, New Jersey, U.S.A.: Princeton Univ Pr 1988 0691024170 / 9780691024172 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good No Jacket 
First Princeton Paperback Printing, 1988. Paperback has a general crumple as though someone had sat on it. A new book that has been bent in the middle. An explanation of the theory of LIGHT, by Richard Feynman, who is interesting, humorous, and easily understood. (And the recieient of the Nobel Prize for Physics) 
Price: 10.50 USD
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14 Gibran, Kahlil, translated from the Arabic by Ferris, Anthony Rizcallah A Second Treasury of Kahlil Gibran
The Citadel Press, New York, Book Club Edition, 222 Park Avenue South, New York, 3, NY 1962 5th or later Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
Includes The Broken Wings, The Voice of The Master, Thoughts and Meditations, and A Self-Portrait. Looks like the fifth copyright date. Withdrawn from the library, library pocket inside back pages, library stamps on endpapers, sticker on back and spine of dust jacket. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Short Stories of the Tragedy and Comedy of Life, Vol. XVI, Guy de Maupassant, Henri Rene'
15 Guy de Maupassant, Henri Rene' Short Stories of the Tragedy and Comedy of Life, Vol. XVI
Current Literature Pub. Co., New York, Copyright, 1903, by M. Walter Dunne. Entered at Stationers' Hall, London 1903 1st Edition Hardcover Fine No Jacket 
Withdrawn from the Vinita Public Library, the only shelf wear is to the very edges of the spine and corners, and only very minor. Silver printed papers inside covers, very ornate title page claims "The Life Work of Henri Rene' Guy De Maupssant, Embracing Romance, Travel, Comedy & Verse. For the first time Complete in English. With a Critical Preface by Paul Bourget of the French Academy and an Introduction by Robert Arnot, M.A. Illustrated from Original Drawings By Eminent French And American Artists. The St Dunstan Society, Akron, Ohio." Illustrations in the text at the beginning of each enrty. Plate print frontspiece, "One minute, Dearie, and I will be there.". 322 pages. Blue clothbound with gold and blue printing. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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16 Heckman, Hazel Island Year
Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.: Univ of Washington Pr 1972 0295951710 / 9780295951713 1st Edition Hardcover As New No Jacket 
Cover and pages look new. pencil date erased inside back cover. Looks like a new book. Blemish on front cover about half-way up near the hinge, small scar. First Edition. Drawings by Laurie Olin. Observations of Anderson Island, Washington State. Very clean copy. 
Price: 4.95 USD
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17 Huxley, Aldous Brave New World Revisited
Perennial Library, Harper & Roe, Publishers, Inc., 10 East 53rd Street, New York, NY 10022 1989 0060809841 / 9780060809843 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
Perma-Bound in different cover for library, First Perennial Library edition published 1969. Reset 1989. withdrawn, library pocket, markings. Like a new book inside. Number line reads: "91 92 93 WB/OPM 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3". Dessigner, Kim Lewellyn. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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The Inland Island, Johnson, Josephine W.
18 Johnson, Josephine W. The Inland Island
U.S.A. Simon & Schuster, Rockefekker Center, 630 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10020 1969 671-20177-8 1st edition, 2nd Printing Hardcover Very Good No Dust Jacket 5.25" x 8.75" Klapholz, Mel 
159 pages. Jacket notes cut out and taped to inside covers. Library book, withdrawn. Cover tight and pages clean. Book is like new inside, some marks from the library on endpapers and pocket, residue from library stickers outside. "a powerful, evocative and lyrical description of nature's changes, wonders, and tragedies recorded in the twelve months of the year by a marvelously perceptive and original observer--Josephine Johnson." Illustrations by Mel Kapholz. Second Printing. 1969. SBN 671-20177-8. Our book number 2201. 
Price: 3.50 USD
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Animal, Vegetable, Miracle; A Year of Food Life, Kingsolver, Barbara
19 Kingsolver, Barbara Animal, Vegetable, Miracle; A Year of Food Life
USA HarperCollins Publishers 2007 0060852550 / 9780060852559 seventh printing Hardcover Good Good. Library sticker on spine, protected with mylar 6.5 Houser, Richard A. 
6.5" x 9.5", 370 pages. Clean Ex-Library. Single sticker on spine, previous owner's stamp, covered by marker inside on front end paper. NOT price-clipped. Dust jacket in good condition other than the single sticker. "With characteristic poetry and pluck, Barbara Kingsolver and her family sweep readers along on their journey away from industrial-food pipeline to a rural life in which they vow to buy only food raised in their own neighborhood, grow it themselves, or learn to live without it." Narrative, recipes, illustrations. Our book number 11032. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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20 Krutch, Joseph Wood The Gardener's World
G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York 1959 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
Ex-library book, Book tight, clean and in Very Good. condition. 476 pages. Writings from ancient Greece to 1959 on gardens, gardening, plants, scientific, romantic, and opinion. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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