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Generation (The 17th Century Scientists Who Unraveled The Secrets Of Human Reproduction)

By: Cobb, Matthew

Price: $26.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Bloomsbury: 2006

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 005419

ISBN: 1596910364

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


005419: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Stated First U. S. Edition, Printing Number Line (1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2) . Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Generation is the story of the exciting, all but forgotten decade when four men - Jan Swammerdam, the son of a Protestant apothecary; Nils Stensen (also known as Steno) , a Danish anatomist who first discovered the human tear duct; Reinier de Graaf, the attractive and brilliant son of a rich and successf... View more info

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Tutankhamen (Life And Death Of A Pharaoh)

By: Desroches-Noblecourt, Christiane

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, New York Graphic Society: 1976

Edition: 1963 Edition: Seventh Printing

Store ID: 006022

ISBN: 0821201514

Condition: Fine in Very Good Dust Jacket


006022: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Contains 75 Color Photographs by F. L. Kenett. "Here, in an impressive combination of provocative text and superlative color plates, is the disclosure of indeed a strange and wonderful truth. The art objects from Tutankhamen's tomb have never before been photographed out of their cases in ... View more info

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The Legacy Of Simone De Beauvoir

By: Grosholz, Emily R. (Editor)

Price: $49.50

Publisher: Oxford, England, Oxford University Press - Clarendon Press: 2006

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 006018

ISBN: 0199265364

Condition: Fine


006018: Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "This collection of new essays treats the historical, philosophical, and literary dimensions of Simone de Beauvoir's thought, and celebrates the 50th anniversary of her most influential book, The Second Sex. A team of distinguished philosophers and literary critics locate her work in the intellectual and political upheavals that marked Paris in the 1930s and 1940s; analyze her philosophical links to 17th century rationalism, and to... View more info

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Foley & Lardner: Attorneys At Law 1842-1992

By: Langill, Ellen D.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Madison, Wisconsin, State Historical Society Of Wisconsin: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Store ID: 005087

ISBN: 0870202677

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


005087: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. "The story of Milwaukee's legal, political, and economic history could be multivolumed. Distilled from an original manuscript of three-fold magnitude, the book tells the essence of the firm's historic saga. This is the story of a long and successful partnership, a story which I hope will capture the interest of readers, both lawyers and nonlawyers, and will add to existing knowledge of Milwaukee's and Wis... View more info

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A Royal Album

By: Litchfield, Patrick

Price: $46.00

Publisher: Long Acre, London, England, Elm Tree Books: 1982

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 004565

ISBN: 024110856X

Condition: Very Good with no Dust Jacket


004565: Small worn spot in upper corner of front flyleaf. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Boards and pages are clean, otherwise unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Includes full-page full-color photographs of many Royal Families of Europe as well as the British Royal Family. : 10.5 x 12 in.: 151 pages View more info

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Seven From Heaven (The Miracle Of The McCaughey Septuplets)

By: McCaughey, Kenny / Lewis, Gregg / McCaughey, Bobbi / Lewis, Deborah

Price: $24.50

Publisher: Nashville, Tennessee, Thomas Nelson Publishers: 1998

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 004258

ISBN: 0785270493

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


004258: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. "A Story Of Simple Faith And An Extraordinary Family. The date was November 19, 1997, and with the births of the only living septuplets in the world, Kenny and Bobbi McCaughey and their children became one of the most famous families in America. Their story is not only of the history-making births, but also of the support of the community of Carlisle, Iowa, and of the Christian faith of a family that has ... View more info

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Sons Of Science : The Story Of The Smithsonian Institution And Its Leaders

By: Oehser, Paul H.

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Henry Schuman: 1949

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 012620

Condition: Fine in Very Good Dust Jacket


012620: Bookjacket/dustjacket now protected by a New Brodart Mylar Cover. Dustjacket is corner clipped but still displays original price of $4.00, and has some repaired edge cuts. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Contains many historical black and white full-page photographs. "The amazing life-story of Smithsonian told through the biographies of the great scientists who have made it, in its ... View more info

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The Will Rogers Scrapbook

By: Sterling, Bryan B. (Editor)

Price: $22.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1976

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 005403

ISBN: 0448123622

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


005403: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Stated First Printing. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Foreword by James Blake Rogers. "A Nostalgic Return to Will Rogers' America * Plus 100 Photographs and Exclusive Interview with Some of Rogers' Famous Friends. Share memories of Will Rogers with Joel McCrea, Peggy Wood, Dorothy Stone Collins and Charles Collins, Lew Ayres, Hal Roach, Sr. , Irene Rich, Evelyn Venable Mohr and Hal Mohr, Patricia Ziegfeld St... View more info

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Foxfire, Volume 2 : Ghost Stories, Spring Wild Plant Foods, Spinning and Weaving, Midwifing, Burial Customs, Corn Shuckin's, Wagon Making, And More Affairs of Plain Living

By: Wigginton, Eliot

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Anchor Books: 1973

Edition: First Edition: Third Printing

Store ID: 011941

ISBN: 0385022670

Condition: Fine


011941: Covers and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Content Chapters include: Maude Shope * Sourwood Honey * Beekeeping * Spring Wild Plant Foods * Happy Dowdle * Making an Ox Yoke * Wagon Wheels and Wagons * Making a Tub Wheel * Making a Foot-powered Lathe * From Raising Sheep to Weaving Cloth * How to Wash Clothes in an Iron Pot * Anna Howard * Midwives and Granny Women * Old-time Burials * Boogers, Witche... View more info