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1 Celebrating 40 Years of Fine and Rare Wines
Bel- Air Twenty Twenty Paperback Very Good 
Illustrated large, softcover book. Very lovely! Some minor shelf wear to edges.Soft Cover. Very Good. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. 
Price: 22.20 USD
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2 Enjoying Maine Birds an Aid to Finding, Studying, and Attracting Birds in Maine
Maine Audubon Society 1960 Paperback Very Good 
Cover is a bit stained and scuffed. Pages are all clean, bright and marked. 84 pp including index. Lots of black and white illustrations.Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 11.10 USD
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3 Reports from the Fields (Liberal Learning and the Arts and Sciences Major Ser., Vol. 2)
Washington, DC, U.S.A. Association of American Colleges & Universities 1991 0911696504 / 9780911696509 Paperback Good 
Some minor water stains to cover. College stamp on title page and note in ink on next page. 226 pp.Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 11.10 USD
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4 The World of Mankind
Golden Press 1962 Hardcover Fine 
In original cardboard sleeve with paste down illustration on top. Some shelf wear to edges of this cover but not to boards at all. Lavishly illustrated look at the world, by many celebrated authors and photographers. Writers include Joyce Cary, VS Pritchett, Sean O'Faolain, Paul Bowles, Alan Paton, AB Guthrie, Nikos Kazantzakis. Rare.Cloth. Fine. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. 
Price: 27.80 USD
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5 Vintages 1999 Catalogue of the Finest and Rarest Wines
Twenty Twenty Wine Merchants Paperback Very Good No Jacket Jacket 
Like new except for minor edge wear to cover.Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. 
Price: 22.20 USD
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6 Vintages 2000 Catalogue of the Finest and Rarest Wines
Paperback Very Good No Jacket Jacket 
Minor shelf wear to edges, other wise like new.Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. 
Price: 34.40 USD
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7 What Color are Americas Prisons? U.S. Incarceration Rates By State, By Race and Sex
Unitarian Universalist Service Committee 1983 Paperback As New 
Discusses U.S. incarceration rates by state, by race and by sex. Yellow book (more like a booklet) with black highlighting around yellow lettering on cover.Soft Cover. As New. 
Price: 63.30 USD
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8 Abdoh, Salar The Poet Game
New York, NY, U.S.A. Picador 2000 0312209541 / 9780312209544 First Edition Hardcover As New Fine Jacket 
"Critics pronounced the spy novel dead after the fall of the Berlin Wall; The Poet Game shows that it is alive and well and living in Manhattan. The voice is spare, clean, and insightgul. I was reminded of classic noir - there is a kind of murderous narcissism that belongs both to that genre and to the world of intelligence, and Salar Abdoh captures it brilliantly."- Ioin McNamee, author of Resurrection Man. From the back of DJ.Hard Cover. As New/Fine. 
Price: 11.10 USD
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9 Agar, Michael H. The Professional Stranger : An Informal Introduction to Ethnography (Studies in Anthropology)
San Diego, CA, U.S.A. Elsevier Science & Technology Books 1980 012043850X / 9780120438501 Paperback Good 
Some notes, underlining and highlights throughout. 227 pp. including index. Brown covers with orange titling. Strong binding. "The Professional Stranger introduces an ethnographic perspective on the study of human life. Ethnography's goal is defined as the acquisition of an ability to interpret events as do members of some group. The perspective is further explored by contrasting ethnographyu with more traditional hypothesis testing approaches in the social sciences. Numerous examples are used, drawn for the most part from the author's field experiences in South India and with urban U.S. heroin addicts. While not intended as a methodological cookbook, several problems in ethnographic interfviewing and observation are discussed. Throughout, there is a concern with the difficult task of providing systematic documentation of key ethnographic conclusions."Trade Paperback. Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.. 
Price: 27.70 USD
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10 Albert, Michael; Cagan, Leslie; Chomsky, Noam; Hahnel, Robin; King, Mel Liberating Theory
Cambridge, MA, U.S.A. South End Press 1986 0896083063 / 9780896083066 Paperback Very Good 
First edition, second printing as stated. 196 pp. No marks anywhere. Clean solid book. "This most unusual and groundbreaking book is the first to put forward a coherent, radical politics that gives activists and theorists a framework for understanding the complex, integrated character of modern oppressions. It is essential reading for all those who concern themselves with social change and with formulating a vision of a liberated future."Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 13.30 USD
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11 Asquith, Cynthia This Mortal Coil
Sauk City, Wisonsin Arkham House 1947 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Jacket 
Shelf wear and scuffing to boards. Tanning to edges of pages. Pages somewhat discolored with age. Binding is tight. 245 pp.Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. 
Price: 53.30 USD
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12 Bakst, Aaron Mathematics Its Magic and Mastery an Entertaining Study of the Principles and Practice of Mathematical Processes
Princeton, New Jersey D. Van Nostrand Company Inc. 1967 Hardcover Very Good Good Jacket 
3rd edtion. Orange boards, mustard colored dj. Some tears to edges of dj. Heavy book. No markings anywhere on this book. "This is a book about numbers and their relation to life. It surveys the whole field of mathematics, and explains basic mathematical ideas and terms in a way which makes them both readily understood and absorbing to read about. It brings alive the magic of figures, and shows that mathematics is not a dry and dusty subject, but a strong and inspiring tool to solve all sorts of problems, from adding up everyday bills to the construction of giant electronic computers. This new edition has been completely updated and includes coordinate systems, the elementary mathematics of space vehicles, and the teory of games."Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 31.70 USD
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13 Barzini, Luigi The Italians
New York, New York, U.S.A. Atheneum 1979 0689705409 / 9780689705403 Paperback Very Good 
352 ppg including index and maps. Clean overall. Top right front cover bumped. "In this consummate portrait of the Italian people, bestselling author, publisher, journalist, and politician Luigi Barzini delves deeply into the Italian national character, discovering both its great qualities and its imperfections. Barzini is startlingly frank as he examines "the two Italies": the one that created and nurtured such luminaries as Dante Alighieri, St. Thomas of Aquino, and Leonardo da Vinci; the other, feeble and prone to catastrophe, backward in political action if not in thought, "invaded, ravaged, sacked, and humiliated in every century." Deeply ambivalent, Barzini approaches his task with a combination of love, hate, disillusion, and affectionate paternalism, resulting in a completely original, thoughtful, and probing picture of his countrymen."Trade Paperback. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 11.10 USD
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14 Belford, Barbara Violet : The Story of the Irrepressible Violet Hunt and Her Circle of Lovers and Friends - Ford Madox Ford, H. G. Wells, Somerset Maugham, and Henry James
New York, NY, U.S.A. Simon & Schuster 1990 0671643517 / 9780671643515 Hardcover As New As New Jacket 
The subtitle aptly describes Columbia University journalism professor Belford's biography of British novelist Violet Hunt (1862-1942). The daughter of a landscape artist and a writer, she came of age among the Pre-Raphaelites, her way strewn with literary plenipotentiaries: her diary, begun when she was 14, features such family friends as John Ruskin and Oscar Wilde. Hunt, called by one crony "a woman made for irregular situations," was drawn by her love of flirtation and intrigue into an affair at 22 with George Boughton, married and 30 years her senior. Diaries discovered by Belford fill in details of her painful affair with Oswald Crawfurdsp ok.g , from whom she evidently contracted syphilis. The biography deftly handles her most important relationship--with Ford Madox Ford--and her contradictory desire for sexual freedom and respectability. While giving Hunt her due as a writer (she wrote 17 novels and many short stories), Belford rightly concentrates on her subject's zest for unconventional love and life. Lavender and plum boards with silver lettering on spine. Appears to be first (not stated).Hard Cover. As New/As New. 
Price: 18.90 USD
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15 Bennett, William J. (editor) The Moral Compass : Stories for a Life's Journey
New York, NY, U.S.A. Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing Group 1995 0684803135 / 9780684803135 Hardcover New New Jacket 
Brand new, never opened in plastic wrap. 8vo - over 7?" - 9?" tall. a companion to the book of virtues, 824p.As New/As New. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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16 Bitchin, Bob Letters from the Lost Soul : A Five Year Voyage of Discovery and Adventure
Dobbs Ferry, NY, U.S.A. Sheridan House, Incorporated 2000 1574091123 / 9781574091120 First Edition Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket Signed
Signed and inscribed by the author on ffep, "To Scott + Kathleen, Sail on- Bob Bitchin." GRay boards with blue spine and red titles on spine. 239 pp. Full color photos. DJ and book have no shelf wear. " Bob Bitchin bought the staysail ketch Lost Soul in 1990 and he and his wife Jody have been sailing the world ever since. Letters of the Lost Soul is a marvelously entertaining record of his experiences along the way: the crew, the places and people encounted, and the varied sailing conditions."Signed by Author. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 26.70 USD
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17 Blair, Anna Tea at Miss Cranston's : A Century of Glasgow Memories
London, United Kingdom Shepheard-Walwyn Publishers, Limited 1983 085683081x / 9780856830815 Paperback Very Good Signed
Signed 6th printing, 1991. Except for creasing along front at spine, book appears unread. Cover is lil painting of a street scene done in greys, with pink lettering.Signed. Trade Paperback. Very Good. 
Price: 16.70 USD
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18 Burnham, Robert Burnham's Celestial Handbook : An Observer's Guide to the Universe Beyond the Solar System
Mineola, NY, U.S.A. Dover Publications, Incorporated 1980 0486240630 / 9780486240633 Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket 
Three volume set, looks unread. Slightest of wear to the edge of volume one. Volume I- Andromeda Through Cetus; Volume II- Chamaeleon Through Orion; Volume III- Pavo Through Vulpecula.Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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19 Canfield, Dorothy Seasoned Timber
New York Harcourt, Brace and Company 1939 Hardcover Very Good 
In Cardboard case that has a couple of tears on corners. Book itself i very good. There are two pages with very small tears midway.Cloth. Very Good. 
Price: 16.70 USD
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20 Church, Peggy Pond The House at Otowi Bridge the Story of Edith Warner and Los Alamos
Albequerque, New Mexico The University of New Mexico Press 1960 Hardcover Good Good Jacket Boyd, Connie Fox 
Second printing. Previous owner's stamp on free endpaper. Orange boards with red lettering. Some foxing to top edges. Small tears to dj. Original price $3.50 on dj. It was Edith Warner in her little house by the bridge on the road to Los Alamos, who saw it all happen... This shy little spinster from Pennsylvania lived for more than twenty years as neighbor to the Indians of San Ildefenso Pueblo, and when she died they buried her among thm... The scientists who took our place at Los Alomos became her friends. It was one othe strange aspects of Edith Warner's fate that brought these men and their wives from many nations to gather around her table. Among them were some of the great minds in Europe and America, and their work was to change our world beyond believing, Edith's house became a kind of sancturary for them in the tense years before Hiroshima."- the Foreword.Hard Cover. Good/Good. Illus. by Boyd, Connie Fox. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 22.20 USD
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