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The Shaw Banking Series (Complete Six -6- Volume Set)

By: A. W. Shaw Editors

Price: $470.00

Publisher: A. W. Shaw Company: 1919

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 001558

Condition: Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


001558: No Jacket as Issued. Series consists of six (6) volumes: "Advertising and Service"; "Accounting and Costs"; "Loans and Discounts"; "Management and Executive Control"; "Buildings, Equipment and Supplies"; and "Credits and Collections". All books have black cloth boards, with bright gold gilt lettering on spine and front cover. Some corners are bumped; most are sharp, with slightly worn edges. All pages of each volum... View more info

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The World Of Music - An Illustrated Encyclopedia (Volume III -3- M To R)

By: Abradale Press Editors

Price: $29.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Abradale Press: 1963

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 006283

Condition: Fine with No Dust Jacket as issued


006283: No Jacket as Issued. LCCN# 63-14095. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. "Whether the reader is a professional, student or amateur, he/she will find The World of Music a storehouse of fascinating information. The articles and information in this book are in alphabetical order and there are cross references providing further information to the reader. ": 8 x 10 in. View more info

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The Top 10 Of Everything 1999

By: Ash, Russell (Editor) / Hayward, Adele (Editor) / Rosoff, Iris (Editor) / Wise, Michael (Editor)

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, New York, DK Publishing: 1998

Edition: First American Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 001950

ISBN: 0789435233

Condition: Fine


001950: "The Ultimate Illustrated Book of Lists. An Irresistible Mix of Facts and Trivia, this intriguing book is impossible to put down. Covering every area of human achievement and the natural world, the depth and breadth of the information presented is unmatched by any other publication. More than 1,000 lists revised and updated annually. " Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 8.5 x 11 in.: 256 pages View more info

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Johnson's New Universal Cyclopaedia : Scientific and Popular Treasury of Useful Knowledge, Volume II F - Lichens

By: Barnard, Frederick A. P. (Editor) / Guyot, Arnold (Editor)

Price: $120.00

Publisher: A. J. Johnson & Son: 1876

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 011376

Condition: Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


011376: "Illustrated with Maps, Plans, and Engravings. With Numerous Contributions From Writers of Distinguished Eminence in Every Department of Letters and Science in the United States and in Europe." Corners and edges of boards / spine are rubbed. Otherwise, boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound (except for page block just starting to slightly separate at top of page ii) and sharp cornered (except as indicated). Scarce, Out Of Print, Boo... View more info

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Wine Encyclopaedia

By: Callec, Christian

Price: $17.00

Publisher: The Netherlands, Rebo International: 2000

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 004049

ISBN: 1840531193

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


004049: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. "In this Wine Encyclopaedia you will find: a description of the most important grapes * the origin of wine in general and many wines in particular * extensive characteristics of taste * recommended drinking temperatures * information on wines from the so-called 'new' wine countries, such as Chile and California * explanation about labelling * clarification of the current wine terminology * an extensive in... View more info

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Scuttlebutt (And Other Expressions Of Nautical Origin)

By: Degler, Teri

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, New York, An Owl Book - Henry Holt And Company: 1989

Edition: First American Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 002684

ISBN: 0805009892

Condition: Fine


002684: Stated First American Edition (10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1) . "Wind, waves, and the daily ration of rum figure prominently in expressions like down the hatch and weather the storm, but what has the devil to pay to do with leaky seams of scuttlebutt in the office with water shortages at sea? Go overboard clearly has a nautical connection, but how about skyscraper, boom town, by and large, taken aback, or standoffish? Chock-full of little-known facts and humorous illu... View more info

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Amazing Bible Trivia (Over 5,000 Bible Questions And Answers)

By: Densmore, Brad

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Edison, New Jersey, Inspirational Press: 1999

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 001309

ISBN: 0760747458

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


001309: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. "Think The Bible Is Boring? Think Again! ... Top 10 lists and stumpers that will appeal to everyone. * Fun art and illustrations throughout. * A unique collection of curious facts, unusual statistics, and fascinating questions from the Bible. * The fun way to learn about animals, plagues, traitors, wars, parties, kisses and much more * A great party stumper book, and fun for the whole family * Brings inte... View more info

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Sun And Earth: Scientific American Library Series

By: Friedman, Herbert

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Oxford, England / New York, New York, Scientific American Books - W. H. Freeman & Co.: 1986

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 006972

ISBN: 0716750120

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


006972: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Printing Number Line (1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0) . Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. This book is number 15 of the Series. Content Chapters include: From Stonehenge to Skylab * Inside the Sun: Core to Surface * The Solar Atmosphere * An Inconstant Sun: Electromagnetic Radiation * An Inconstant Sun: Solar Particle Radiation * In Sear... View more info

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Wine Atlas Of California

By: Halliday, James

Price: $49.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Viking Press - Penguin Group: 1993

Edition: First American Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 006055

ISBN: 0670849502

Condition: Fine in Very Good Dust Jacket


006055: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Dustjacket is price clipped; otherwise is in pristine condition. Book is in Fine Condition. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Halliday explores the nine regions of California, highlighting their scenic attractions and giving an overview of climate, soil, grape varieties, and wine-making history. Copiously illustrated with botanical drawings, wine label art, and 300 spectacular, full-color photos. 36 maps. Has ... View more info

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Food And Nutrition (Eight -8- Volume Set)

By: Hayes, Dayle / Laudan, Rachel

Price: $470.00

Publisher: Tarrytown, New York, Marshall Cavendish Reference: 2008

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 007644

ISBN: 0761478175

Condition: New with No Dust Jacket as issued


007644: No Jacket As Issued. BRAND NEW. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Each volume is 8.75 x 11.25 in., with a total of 1,280 pages. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Content Volumes include: Vol. 1: Acid Indigestion to Calcium * Vol. 2: Calories to Energy Drinks * Vol. 3: Enzymes to Gout * Vol. 4: Grains to Legumes * Vol. 5: Lifespan, Human to Pesticides * Vol. 6: Phytonutrients to Soul Food * Vol. 7: Soup to Yogur... View more info

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Food And Nutrition (Eight -8- Volume Set)

By: Hayes, Dayle / Laudan, Rachel

Price: $405.00

Publisher: Tarrytown, New York, Marshall Cavendish Reference: 2008

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 007645

ISBN: 0761478175

Condition: Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


007645: No Jacket As Issued. BRAND NEW. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered (except several volumes do have a bumped corner and Vol. 7 has a well-repaired tear at the bottom of the spine). Each volume is 8.75 x 11.25 in., with a total of 1,280 pages. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Content Volumes include: Vol. 1: Acid Indigestion to Calcium * Vol. 2: Calories to Energy Drinks * Vol. 3: Enzymes to Gout * Vol. 4: Grains ... View more info

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These United States (Our Nation's Geography, History And People)

By: Hitchcock, Charles B. (Editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Pleasantville, New York, The Reader's Digest Association: 1968

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 003643

Condition: Fine in Good Dust Jacket


003643: "The Reader's Digest Family Reference Series. Over 500 Maps, Charts and Illustrations in Full Color. Indexes With 46,000 Entries. " Dustjacket has several tears along edges. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Price INCLUDES FULL EXTRA COST of Media Delivery. USPS Priority would be extra. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 11 x 15.75 in.: 236 pages View more info

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Pasta Classics: Cooking Arts Collection Series

By: Jordan, Michele Anna

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Minnetonka, Minnesota, Cooking Club Of America: 2000

Edition: Second Printing

Store ID: 005655

ISBN: 1581591152

Condition: Fine with No Dust Jacket as issued


005655: No Jacket as Issued. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Beautiful photographs of dishes and preparation steps throughout. "You'll see how to make pasta, you'll see how to select dried pasta (both have their places). And then you'll find dozens and dozens of recipes - some traditional classics you might not know about but must have in your repertoire (if nothing else, for the taste alone! ) , along with exciting new ideas that will become classics in your kitchen.&#... View more info

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Reference Encyclopedia Of The American Indian, 11th Edition

By: Klein, Barry T.

Price: $49.00

Publisher: Millwood, New York, Todd Publications: 2004

Edition: Eleventh Edition

Store ID: 005426

ISBN: 0915344777

Condition: Very Good


005426: Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Copy's covers and pages are bright, clean, tightly bound and sharp cornered. It does have Library stamp inside, label on spine, some dark marks on covers under plastic covering and title page has been neatly removed. Editorial Review by From Library Journal: "Klein's editions of the Reference Encyclopedia have been the major source for listings of information on American Indian and Alaska Native groups for more than a decade. The f... View more info

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Constructing The Universe: Scientific American Library Series

By: Layzer, David

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Oxford, England / New York, New York, Scientific American Books - W. H. Freeman & Co.: 1984

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 006974

ISBN: 0716750031

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


006974: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Printing Number Line (1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0) . Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Content Chapters include: Cosmology and Scientific Truth * Aristarchus, Copernicus, and Kepler * Archimedes, Galileo, and Newton * Newton's Theory and the Astronomical Universe * Special Relativity * Einstein's Theory of Gravitation * Einstein's The... View more info

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Human Diversity: Scientific American Library Series

By: Lewontin, Richard

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Oxford, England / New York, New York, Scientific American Books - W. H. Freeman & Co.: 1982

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 006975

ISBN: 0716714698

Condition: Fine in Very Good Dust Jacket


006975: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Printing Number Line (1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0) . Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Dustjacket has a light scratch on the front. Content Chapters include: Human Variety * Genes, Environment, and Organism * Simple Genetic Diversity * The Genetic Basis of Simple Polymorphisms * How Genes Work * Continuous Variation * Mental Traits * ... View more info

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Alexis Lichine's New Encyclopedia Of Wines & Spirits

By: Lichine, Alexis / Fifield, William / Bartlett, Johathan / Stockwood, Jane / Laird, John

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.: 1974

Edition: Second Revised Edition: Third Printing

Store ID: 009619

ISBN: 0394489950

Condition: Fine with no Dust Jacket


009619: Copy does not have a dustjacket included. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "This Great Encyclopedic Guide To The World's Wines And Spirits Has Long Been Recognized As The Most Comprehensive, Authoritative And Superbly Useful Book In Its Field.". : 8.75 x 11.25 in.: 716 pages View more info

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Fire: Scientific American Library Series

By: Lyons, John W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oxford, England / New York, New York, Scientific American Books - W. H. Freeman & Co.: 1983

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 006978

ISBN: 0716750104

Condition: Fine in Very Good Dust Jacket


006978: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Printing Number Line (1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0) . Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. This book is #14 of this Series. Dustjacket has a very small worn spot on front. Content Chapters include: Fire * The Candle * Fire On The Hearth * Furnaces and Combustion Chambers * Unwanted Fire * Fire! * House Afire * For Further Reading * Source... View more info

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Miller's Complete A-Z Of Collectables

By: Marsh, Madeleine (Editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, England, Miller/Mitchell Beazley: 2004

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 005207

ISBN: 1840003855

Condition: New in New Dust Jacket


005207: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Copy has very small black/red remainder mark on edge of page block. "Includes nearly 60 categories and over 1,000 colour photographs. Practical collecting advice combines with historical information on niche subject areas as well as the main collecting categories such as ceramics and glass. Collectables now rival antiques in popularity, with a range of items that is truly vast.... View more info

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Miller's Complete A-Z Of Collectables

By: Marsh, Madeleine (Editor)

Price: $19.00

Publisher: London, England, Miller/Mitchell Beazley: 2004

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 005208

ISBN: 1840003855

Condition: New in New Dust Jacket


005208: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Copy has very small black/red remainder mark on edge of page block. "Includes nearly 60 categories and over 1,000 colour photographs. Practical collecting advice combines with historical information on niche subject areas as well as the main collecting categories such as ceramics and glass. Collectables now rival antiques in popularity, with a range of items that is truly vast.... View more info

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Islands: Scientific American Library Series

By: Menard, H. W.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Oxford, England / New York, New York, Scientific American Books - W. H. Freeman & Co.: 1986

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 006970

ISBN: 0716750171

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


006970: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Printing Number Line (1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0) . Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. This book is number 17 of the Series. Content Chapters include: Oceanic Islands of the World (Maps) * Finding Islands * Plate Tectonics and Islands * Distribution of Oceanic Volcanoes * Sea Level * Growth of Isolated Volcanic Islands * Islands Witho... View more info

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Miller's Antiques Encyclopedia (Reference Edition)

By: Miller, Judith (Editor)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, England, Miller/Mitchell Beazley: 2005

Store ID: 005574

ISBN: 1845331508

Condition: Fine with No Dust Jacket as issued


005574: Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Copy has very small black/red remainder mark on edge of page block and very slight crease in cover near edge. Covers Furniture * Ceramics * Silver * Jewellery * Glass * Rugs & Carpets * Textiles * Clocks & Watches * Arts and Crafts & Art Nouveau * Art Deco * Dolls & Teddy Bears * Toys & Games * Post-war Design * Oriental Works of Art. "More than 1, 450 colour photographs. Most accessible and authoritative antiques reference book on... View more info

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Miller's Antiques Encyclopedia (Reference Edition)

By: Miller, Judith (Editor)

Price: $34.00

Publisher: London, England, Miller/Mitchell Beazley: 2005

Store ID: 007678

ISBN: 1845331508

Condition: Fine


007678: Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Copy has very small black/red remainder mark on edge of page block and very slight crease in cover near edge. Covers Furniture * Ceramics * Silver * Jewellery * Glass * Rugs & Carpets * Textiles * Clocks & Watches * Arts and Crafts & Art Nouveau * Art Deco * Dolls & Teddy Bears * Toys & Games * Post-war Design * Oriental Works of Art. "More than 1, 450 colour photographs. Most accessible and authoritative antiques reference book on... View more info

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Poultry: The Good Cook Techniques & Recipes Series

By: Olney, Richard (Editor) / Cutler, Carol (Editor)

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Alexandria, Virginia, Time-Life Books: 1979

Edition: 1979 Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 006343

ISBN: 0809428563

Condition: Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


006343: No Jacket as Issued. Stated First Printing. Volume has black cloth on spine and back cover with white lettering, plus multi-colored front cover and illustrated endpapers. Copy still has the original two red ribbon bookmarks attached and in good condition. Corner of front board has been slightly rubbed. Chapters include: Introduction * Pan Frying * Deep Frying * Roasting and Grilling * Braising * Poaching * A Medley of Methods * Anthology of Recipes * Recipe Inde... View more info

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Poultry: The Good Cook Techniques & Recipes Series

By: Olney, Richard (Editor) / Cutler, Carol (Editor)

Price: $24.50

Publisher: Alexandria, Virginia, Time-Life Books: 1981

Edition: 1981 Edition: Fourth Printing

Store ID: 006900

ISBN: 0809428504

Condition: Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


006900: No Jacket as Issued. Volume has black cloth on spine and back cover with white lettering, plus multi-colored front cover and illustrated endpapers. Copy still has an original red ribbon bookmarks attached and in good condition. Upper corner of front board has been bumped and board has short scratch at bottom edge. Chapters include: Introduction * Pan Frying * Deep Frying * Roasting and Grilling * Braising * Poaching * A Medley of Methods * Anthology of Recipes *... View more info