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A Sand County Almanac

By: Leopold, Aldo

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, A Galaxy Book, Oxford University Press: 1968

Edition: 3rd

Seller ID: 36071

ISBN: 0195007778

Condition: fair


226 pages, 5.25" x 8". Used paperback, some creasing on spine. Some wraparound stains on spine to back and front covers. Some soil. Previous owner's name stamped in red inside on first page. Cover art by Charles Schwartz. Our book number 36071. View more info

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The Contrary Farmer

By: Logsdon, Gene

Price: $12.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Green Publishing Company, White River Junction, Vermont: 1995

Edition: First paperback printing March, 1995

Seller ID: 1106

ISBN: 0-930031-74-1

Condition: Very Good


6" x 9". 240 pages. Book in very good condition. Seems not o have been read yet. In praise of the small family farm. Discussing the economics and mechanics of farming your own small farm. Cottage Farming. Our book number 1106. View more info

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New Horizons

By: Park, John Edgar

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Norton, Massechusetts, Wheaton College Bookstore: 1929

Edition: None other listed

Seller ID: 46043

Condition: Very Good


8" x 5.5", 104 pages. Interesting cover design, Very little wear to the edges and corners, text clean, Previous owner's name on front end paper. Daily inspirational talks given in the chapel at Wheaton College. Our book number 46043. View more info

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Second Person Rural

By: Perrin, Noel

Price: $6.00

Publisher: United States, Penguin Books: 1981

Edition: 1981b

Seller ID: 1133

ISBN: 0140059202

Condition: Good


7.75" x 5", 152 pages. Significant foxing to cover and block. Book has clearly been on a farm. Text unmarked, binding sound, most wear is from being on a shelf. Creaseat hinge of cover, but none on spine. Humorous essays on the joys of part-time farming and rural living. Our book number 1133. View more info

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Centripetal Forces in the Sciences Volume 1

By: Radnitzky, Gerard, Editior

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Paragon House Publishers, An ICUS Book: 1987

Edition: No other edition listed

Seller ID: 49076

ISBN: 0892260475

Condition: Very Good


9.5" x 6.25", 429 pages. Clean copy, no marks, dust jacket in good condition as well. Papers from a meeting of Committee 1 of the Twelfth International Conference on the Unity of the Sciences in 1983. Philosophy of Science. Essays on the forces that divide and/or unify the scientific disciplines. Our book number 49076. View more info

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The Words (originally published in French under the title 'Les Mots'

By: Sartre, Jean-Paul, translated from the French by Bernard Frechtman

Price: $25.00

Publisher: George Braziller, Inc., 215 Park Avenue South, New York, N.Y. 3. Printed in The United States of America: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 883

Condition: Good


Withdrawn from the library. Book shows very little wear, just the library stamps inside the covers. minor shelf wear to the edges and corners. pocket in the back cover. 255 pages. Five and three quarters inches wide by eight and one half inches tall. Our book number 883. View more info

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Who's Who in Twentieth-Century Literature

By: Seymour-Smith, Martin

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A.: Henry Holt & Co: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 6002

ISBN: 0030139260

Condition: Very Good


6.25" x 9.5", 414 pages. Library discard, labels on cover removed, tape residue, and inside covers stamps and dedication plate to the library. Clothbound, sound spine, pages tight. Interior of book is like new. Two small odd white splotches on spine, looks like splashed bleach (book on lower shelf in library?, housekeeper's mistake?). First edition, "10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1". Scathing reviews and short biographies of the noteworthy (according to martin Seymour Smith) Twent... View more info

His Mysterious Ways Volume three

By: The Editors of Guideposts

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Guideposts Associstes, Carmel , New York 10512: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 134

Condition: Very Good


238 pages, 5 3/4 inches X 8 3/4 inches. Book in good condition, clean and tight pages. Very minor shelf wear. Small coffee stain to lower right hand corner of closed pages. Book looks new. Dust cover in VG condition View more info

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Walden

By: Thoreau, Henry David

Price: $15.00

Publisher: U.S.A., TIME INCORPORATED, NEW YORK, TIME INC. BOOK DIVISION: 1962

Edition: First thus

Seller ID: 48030

Condition: Very Good


5.25" x 8". 330 pages. Time Reading Program Special Edition. Clean book with very little shelf wear. Introduction to the special edition by Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas. NO creases in spine. 9 page editor's preface on Thoreau and this book. Our listing number 48030. View more info

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Old Songs in a New Cafe

By: Waller, Robert James

Price: $6.00

Publisher: USA, Warner Books, Inc.: 1994

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 24109

ISBN: 0446517984

Condition: very good


8.5"x 5.75". 172 pages. Essays by the author of The Bridges of Madison County. "This is a book about people and animals and things I care about." Some foxing on page block. Our book number: 24109. View more info

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Rats, Lice and History

By: Zinsser, Hans

Price: $13.00

Publisher: U.S.A., BOSTON, Printed and Published for the Atlantic Monthly Press by Little, Brown and Company: 1963

Edition: Thirty-third Printing

Seller ID: 29074

Condition: Good


5.5" x 8.25". 301 pages. Approaches the history of the disease TYPHUS as a living being, living through history. The author is correct in describing the style as "rambling". If you can get through the first three chapters, there is a valuable description of the history of the deadly disease. Corner cut from front end paper, but PRICE NOT CLIPPED. Library pocket in front, stamps, labels on Dust Jacket. Interior clean, spine sound, pages clean. No markings in text. Dust Ja... View more info