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A Smithsonian Book of Comic - Book Comics

By: Barrier, Michael / Williams, Martin (Editors)

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Smithsonian: 1982

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 011397

ISBN: 0874742285

Condition: Fine in Good Dust Jacket


011397: Bookjacket/dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Dustjacket is complete but has several edge cuts and is worn along edges. Book's boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "There are thirty-two complete stories - almost 300 pages in color - among them the very first appearances of Superman, Batman, and Pogo Possum. And there are Captain Marvel, Donald Duck and his Uncle Scro... View more info

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Bing Crosby : Pyramid Illustrated History Of The Movies

By: Bauer, Barbara

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Pyramid Publications: 1977

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 003125

ISBN: 0515043311

Condition: Very Good


003125: "A mellow and legendary singer. A personality of enduring warmth and charm. A dramatic actor of surprising power. Over a career spanning nearly half a century, Bing Crosby has been all of these for several generations of moviegoers. Barbara Bauer's profusely illustrated book offers a discerning and many-sided portrait of the one and only Bing, and pays a well-deserved tribute to one of America's greatest and best loved entertainers. " If interested, I hav... View more info

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Blackstone's Modern Card Tricks

By: Blackstone, Harry

Price: $12.50

Publisher: North Hollywood, California, Wilshire Book Company: 1976

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 002688

ISBN: 0879802820

Condition: Fine


002688: "The famous magician reveals his most popular and mystifying card tricks. The standard book of card magic. " Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 5.25 x 8.25 in.: 164 pages View more info

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Brando: Songs My Mother Taught Me

By: Brando, Marlon / Lindsey, Robert

Price: $28.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Random House: 1994

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 005730

ISBN: 0679410139

Condition: Fine in Very Good Dust Jacket


005730: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "This is Marlon Brando's own story, and his reason for telling it is best revealed in his own words. To date there have been over a dozen books written about Marlon Brando, and almost all of them have been inaccurate, based on hearsay, sensationalist or prurient in tone. Now, at last, fifty years after his first appearance onstage in New York City, the actor has told his life s... View more info

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Celtic Mythology : The Myths And Legends Of The Celtic World

By: Cotterell, Arthur

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Lorenz Books - Anness: 1999

Edition: First Edition: Second Printing

Store ID: 012636

ISBN: 1859679544

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


012636: Bookjacket/dustjacket now protected by a New Brodart Mylar Cover. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. The fairytales, legends and characters of the Celtic World are brought to life in this fascinating study. Content Chapters include: Celtic Otherworlds * Sages and Seers * Magic and Enchantment * Wondrous Cauldrons * Celtic Romance * Single Combat * Heroic Quests * Fabulous Voyages * Celtic F... View more info

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The Magic Of Ballet

By: Dell, Catherine (Author) / Grey, Beryl (Foreword By)

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, Rand McNally: 1979

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 003843

ISBN: 0528822624

Condition: Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


003843: No Jacket as Issued. Corners of boards are slightly rubbed. Decorated endpapers. "This lavishly illustrated book guides the reader through the fascinating world of ballet. The author unfolds the story of ballet from the formal dance of the French court to the lively movements of modern ballet. She describes the training of a dancer from the first steps to the solo performance on stage. " Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 9.5 x 12.75 in.: 45 pages View more info

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Miller's Toys And Games (Buyer's Guide)

By: Ellis, Phil (Editor)

Price: $16.00

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

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 005186

ISBN: 184000956X

Condition: New in New Dust Jacket


005186: 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. "Over 2000 full-colour items from a variety of sources are illustrated and valued, thereby providing a comprehensive look at what's available and how much collectors will pay. Covering all the different types of toys such as tinplate, diecasts, trains, soft toys, games of every description, and later dolls, plu... View more info

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Miller's Toys And Games (Buyer's Guide)

By: Ellis, Phil (Editor)

Price: $15.50

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

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 005187

ISBN: 184000956X

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


005187: 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 and a short well-repaired cut in backside of Jacket. "Over 2000 full-colour items from a variety of sources are illustrated and valued, thereby providing a comprehensive look at what's available and how much collectors will pay. Covering all the different types of toys such as tinplate, diecasts, trains, soft to... View more info

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Against Type (The Biography Of Burt Lancaster)

By: Fishgall, Gary

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Lisa Drew Book - Scribner: 1995

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 004490

ISBN: 068480705X

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


004490: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Includes 16 pages of personal photographs. "First comprehensive, revealing biography of Burt Lancaster, one of Hollywood's most enduring stars and most successful producers. His career spanned the final days of the Golden Age to the advent of the miniseries, and he costarred with outstanding actors ... 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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Hen's Teeth And Horse's Toes (Further Reflections In Natural History)

By: Gould, Stephen Jay

Price: $15.50

Publisher: New York, New York, W. W. Norton & Company: 1983

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 006940

Condition: Very Good


006940: Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Over a century after Darwin published the Origin of Species, Darwinian theory is in a "vibrantly healthy state, " writes Stephen Jay Gould, its most engaging and illuminating exponent. Exploring the "peculiar and mysterious particulars of nature, " Gould introduces the reader to some of the many and wonderful manifestations of evolutionary biology. ": 5.5 x 8.25 in.: 413 pages View more info

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The Wooden Boat

By: Gribbins, Joseph

Price: $29.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Friedman / Fairfax Publishers: 1996

Store ID: 006048

ISBN: 1567993710

Condition: Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket


006048: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Dustjacket is price clipped and lightly scuffed on back side. Book has neat gift inscription in upper corner of front flyleaf. "Wooden boats possess a magic that metal and plastic vessels, though useful, cannot match. With their mellow richness of finish and unparalleled craftsmanship, these unique vessels have long inspired passion. The Wooden Boat is an eloquently written and... View more info

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American Ship Models And How To Build Them

By: Grimwood, V. R.

Price: $46.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Bonanza Books: 1942

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 003161

Condition: Fine in Very Good Dust Jacket


003161: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Foreword by Howard I. Chapelle. "Contains Accurate Plans and Drawings for Constructing 12 Authentic Scale Models of American Sailing Vessels. The book guides the builder from a very simple model through all phases of the building and rigging of a complicated full-rigged ship. Twelve complete working plans, not simply designer's lines, are presented, especially drawn for model building. They offer a fresh ... 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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Handbook Of Alcoholism Treatment Approaches (Effective Alternatives -- PGPS -157)

By: Hester, Reid K. (Editor) / Miller, William R. (Editor)

Price: $26.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Pergamon Press: 1989

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 006931

ISBN: 0080364284

Condition: Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


006931: No Jacket as Issued. Pergamon General Psychology Series. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Has original owner's name and date (1990) neatly inscribed in upper corner of inside front cover. Otherwise boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. "This is an absolutely indispensable resource for anyone working in the area of alcoholism treatment and research. Its focus is to match the client with the treatment program most suited to... View more info

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Billiards As It Should Be Played

By: Hoppe, Willie (Author) / Schoeman, Byron (Editor)

Price: $58.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, Henry Regnery: 1978

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 011788

ISBN: 0809288370

Condition: Very Good with no Dust Jacket


011788: No dustjacket is included. Otherwise, boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "I dwell only on the A B C's of the game - the stance, grip, bridge, stroke, etc. before going into fundamental shots, and rules to follow in order to make them easily. Through the explanations, photographs and diagrams in this book, I show you what I know you should know and practice in order to enable you to de... View more info

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Mythology: World Of Culture Series

By: Leeming, David

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Newsweek Books: 1979

Edition: Second Printing

Store ID: 004561

ISBN: 0882251368

Condition: Good with no Dust Jacket


004561: LCCN# 75-2276. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Boards are dark red cloth with gilt lettering on spine and emblem on front. A few pages were found to have underlining; else the book would be catagorized as in Fine Condition. Content Chapters include: Primitive Fears, Universal Understandings * Man, Myth, and History * The Psychological Perspective * The Hero with a Thousand Faces... View more info

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Never In The Kitchen When Company Arrives : Entertain Easily With Delectable Food

By: Morse, Theresa A. (Author) / Maddox, Gaynor (Foreword By)

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 1964

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 013624

ISBN: 038505176X

Condition: Fine in Very Good Dust Jacket


013624: Bookjacket/dustjacket now protected by a New Brodart Mylar Cover. Dustjacket is clipped at the bottom edge but still displays the original price $3.50 at the top. Otherwise, dustjacket, boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "A cookbook that pampers and cossets the hostess as well as the guests, keeps her out front, relaxed and happy during cocktail time, while delectable, unusual meals take... View more info

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1000 Play Thinks (Games Of Science, Art & Mathematics)

By: Moscovich, Ivan (Author) / Stewart, Ian (Foreword By)

Price: $22.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Workman Publishing: 2001

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 007402

ISBN: 0761131582

Condition: Very Good


007402: Stated First Printing. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Corners of front cover are lightly softened; otherwise, the covers and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. "Here are mental games, visual challenges, logic posers, riddles and illusions.": Color Illustrations: 10.5 x 11.75 in.: 420 pages View more info

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Haunted Wisconsin

By: Norman, Michael / Scott, Beth

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Madison, Wisconsin, Stanton & Lee Publishers: 1980

Edition: First Edition: Fourth Printing

Store ID: 013623

ISBN: 0883610825

Condition: Very Good


013623: Covers and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered (except for light wear at cover corners). Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Contains more than sixty true tales that Beth Scott and Michael Norman have found in the land called Wisconsin. The authors discovered such an assortment of ghosts, apparitions and other supernatural occurrences that Wisconsin could be called the most haunted state in America; nearly every county is represented.... View more info

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All Color Book Of Egyptian Mythology

By: Patick, Richard

Price: $16.00

Publisher: London, England, Octopus Books: 1972

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 004124

ISBN: 070640128X

Condition: Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket


004124: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Introduction by Margaret Drower. Copy has original owner's name and date (1972) inscribed on back of front flyleaf and dustjacket has two short well-repaired edge cuts and a small chip near the spine. "This book describes their beliefs and all the various gods and animals that they worshipped alongside a hundred color photographs of ancient statues and paintings. " Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 8.75 x... View more info

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Miller's Teddy Bears (A Complete Collector's Guide)

By: Pearson, Sue

Price: $30.50

Publisher: London, England, Miller/Mitchell Beazley: 2001

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 005192

ISBN: 184000391X

Condition: New in New Dust Jacket


005192: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Copy has very small black/red remainder mark on edge of page block. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Few can resist the appeal of the teddy bear, a favorite of collectors since the beginning of the 20th century. Teddy Bears: A Complete Collector's Guide presents a unique opportunity to see bears as they have never been seen before. Sue Pearson gives practical advice on how to look at bears from the collector'... View more info

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Miller's Teddy Bears (A Complete Collector's Guide)

By: Pearson, Sue

Price: $29.50

Publisher: London, England, Miller/Mitchell Beazley: 2001

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 005194

ISBN: 184000391X

Condition: New in New Dust Jacket


005194: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Copy has very small black/red remainder mark on edge of page block. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Few can resist the appeal of the teddy bear, a favorite of collectors since the beginning of the 20th century. Teddy Bears: A Complete Collector's Guide presents a unique opportunity to see bears as they have never been seen before. Sue Pearson gives practical advice on how to look at bears from the collector'... View more info

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Money Talks (An Irreverent Guide For The Curious, Penurious, Penny - Wise, And Pound - Foolish)

By: Skolnik, Richard

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Store ID: 002682

ISBN: 0684186233

Condition: Very Good


002682: Stated First Edition. "Money Talks is a delicious mix of gossip, curiosity, nostalgia, fantasy, and trivia about everyone's favorite subject: money. Everything that's impolite to talk about * Unfair to know about * And fascinating to find out about. " Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 5.5 x 8.25 in.: 236 pages View more info