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Celebrating 40 Years of Fine and Rare Wines

By: N/A

Price: $22.20

Publisher: Bel- Air Twenty Twenty:

Seller ID: 000346

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated large, softcover book. Very lovely! Some minor shelf wear to edges.Soft Cover. Very Good. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. View more info

Vintages 1999 Catalogue of the Finest and Rarest Wines

By: N/A

Price: $22.20

Publisher: Twenty Twenty Wine Merchants:

Seller ID: 000348

Condition: Very Good


Like new except for minor edge wear to cover.Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. View more info

Vintages 2000 Catalogue of the Finest and Rarest Wines

By: N/A

Price: $34.40

Seller ID: 000349

Condition: Very Good


Minor shelf wear to edges, other wise like new.Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. View more info

The World of Mankind

By: N/A

Price: $27.80

Publisher: Golden Press: 1962

Seller ID: 000399

Condition: 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. View more info

What Color are Americas Prisons? U.S. Incarceration Rates By State, By Race and Sex

By: N/A

Price: $63.30

Publisher: Unitarian Universalist Service Committee: 1983

Seller ID: 000406

Condition: 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. View more info

Enjoying Maine Birds an Aid to Finding, Studying, and Attracting Birds in Maine

By: N/A

Price: $11.10

Publisher: Maine Audubon Society: 1960

Seller ID: 000589

Condition: 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 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

Reports from the Fields (Liberal Learning and the Arts and Sciences Major Ser., Vol. 2)

By: N/A

Price: $11.10

Publisher: Washington, DC, U.S.A., Association of American Colleges & Universities: 1991

Seller ID: 000796

ISBN: 0911696504

Condition: 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 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

The Poet Game

By: Abdoh, Salar

Price: $11.10

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Picador: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000544

ISBN: 0312209541

Condition: As New


"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. View more info

The Professional Stranger : An Informal Introduction to Ethnography (Studies in Anthropology)

By: Agar, Michael H.

Price: $27.70

Publisher: San Diego, CA, U.S.A., Elsevier Science & Technology Books: 1980

Seller ID: 000678

ISBN: 012043850X

Condition: 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.... View more info

Liberating Theory

By: Albert, Michael; Cagan, Leslie; Chomsky, Noam; Hahnel, Robin; King, Mel

Price: $13.30

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, U.S.A., South End Press: 1986

Seller ID: 000771

ISBN: 0896083063

Condition: 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. 8v... View more info

This Mortal Coil

By: Asquith, Cynthia

Price: $53.30

Publisher: Sauk City, Wisonsin, Arkham House: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000735

Condition: Good


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 6¾" - 7¾" tall. View more info

Mathematics Its Magic and Mastery an Entertaining Study of the Principles and Practice of Mathematical Processes

By: Bakst, Aaron

Price: $31.70

Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey, D. Van Nostrand Company Inc.: 1967

Seller ID: 000587

Condition: Very Good


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 inspirin... View more info

The Italians

By: Barzini, Luigi

Price: $11.10

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Atheneum: 1979

Seller ID: 000973

ISBN: 0689705409

Condition: 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 Aq... View more info

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

By: Belford, Barbara

Price: $18.90

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Simon & Schuster: 1990

Seller ID: 000289

ISBN: 0671643517

Condition: As New


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 flirt... View more info

The Moral Compass : Stories for a Life's Journey

By: Bennett, William J. (editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing Group: 1995

Seller ID: 000046

ISBN: 0684803135

Condition: New


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 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

Letters from the Lost Soul : A Five Year Voyage of Discovery and Adventure

By: Bitchin, Bob

Price: $26.70

Publisher: Dobbs Ferry, NY, U.S.A., Sheridan House, Incorporated: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 000802

ISBN: 1574091123

Condition: Fine


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, ... View more info

Tea at Miss Cranston's : A Century of Glasgow Memories

By: Blair, Anna

Price: $16.70

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Shepheard-Walwyn Publishers, Limited: 1983

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 000617

ISBN: 085683081x

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Burnham's Celestial Handbook : An Observer's Guide to the Universe Beyond the Solar System

By: Burnham, Robert

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Mineola, NY, U.S.A., Dover Publications, Incorporated: 1980

Seller ID: 000569

ISBN: 0486240630

Condition: Fine


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 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

Seasoned Timber

By: Canfield, Dorothy

Price: $16.70

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace and Company: 1939

Seller ID: 000142

Condition: 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. View more info

The House at Otowi Bridge the Story of Edith Warner and Los Alamos

By: Church, Peggy Pond

Price: $22.20

Publisher: Albequerque, New Mexico, The University of New Mexico Press: 1960

Seller ID: 000521

Condition: Good


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 p... View more info