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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 Scrooge, the spirit, and the fantastic Plastic Man. All are reproduced from their first comic-book printings, and the color fait... 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 have several books in this Series, including: Bing Crosby, Carole Lombard, Spencer Tracy, Mae West. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. ... View more info

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The North American Waterfowler

By: Bernsen, Paul S.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Seattle, Washington, Salisbury Press - Superior Publishing: 1972

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 003745

ISBN: 0875640087

Condition: Very Good in Fine Dust Jacket


003745: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Purchase also includes a 45 rpm Field & Stream Book Club record "The Art of Duck Calling" by Professor Harry Dye - not originally issued with the book. " Whether the reader's interest, be that of a hunter on his own farm, a hunter on public hunting grounds, a member of a sophisticated duck club or the manager of a duck club, he will enjoy and gain knowledge from this book and certainly get more birds. " Lower corner of front board is slightly bumped. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 7.25 x 10.25 in.: 206 pages 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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Boitano's Edge (Inside The Real World Of Figure Skating)

By: Boitano, Brian (Author) / Harper, Suzanne (Author) / Fleming, Peggy (Introduction By)

Price: $22.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Simon & Schuster: 1997

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 007325

ISBN: 0689819153

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


007325: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Stated First Edition. Printing Number Line (10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1). Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "This large format, full-color photo essay is the ultimate skating book for fans ages 8 and up. In an accessible and conversational tone Brian Boitano reveals what it is like to move up through the sport and compete at an international level. Brian Boitano's personal stories and anecdotes as well as his lively personal commentary illuminate the sport for young readers and skating fans of all ages. Here's everything you'll ever wan... 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 story, with the help of Robert Lindsey. The result is an extraordinary book, at once a funny, moving, absorbing, ribald, angry... View more info

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Amazing Animals Question & Answer Book

By: Braus, Judy / Marshall, Jody / Altman, Joyce / Hitchner, Nancy / Robinson, Dr. Michael (Consultant)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Montreal, Canada, Tormont Publishing: 1993

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 001576

ISBN: 289429381X

Condition: Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


001576: No Jacket as Issued. Original owner's name marked out on flyleaf. Otherwise, boards and all pages are crisp, clean, and bright. "Find out about the world's most amazing animals! From the tiny bee hummingbird to the magnificent humpback whale, from the sleek, swift cheetah to the super-slow tree sloth, the world's most amazing creatures are featured here in breathtaking color. More than 150 extraordinary color photographs and a wealth of fascinating facts are packed into this easy-to-read book on animals ranging from A (rmadillos) to Z(ebras)." : 9.25 x 10.25 in.: 144 pages View more info

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Cats, The Complete Book

By: Burger, Manfred

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Exeter Books: 1980

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 001702

ISBN: 0896730379

Condition: Very Good in Good Dust Jacket


001702: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Boards are light brown cloth, with dark brown paw prints and spine lettering. Illustrated in color. Contents include: Choosing and caring for a cat; The short-haired domestic cat; Short-haired cats of European and non-European origin; House training; Manx cats and other deviant forms; The cat's diet; Long-haired cats; Cat care; Sexual life and reproduction; Breeds of mixed origin with short- and long-haired ancestry; Cat ailments; Catalogue of breeds; Further Reading and Acknowledgements; and an Index. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. :... View more info

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Runaway Pony, Runaway Dog

By: Carroll, Ruth / Carroll, Latrobe

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Henry Z. Walck: 1963

Edition: Deluxe Edition

Store ID: 001636

Condition: Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


001636: No Jacket as Issued. "Weekly Reader * Children's Book Club." Dedicated by the author and publisher as "For the Children in the Asheville Orthopedic Hospital". Boards have horse and dog running in different picture on front than on back cover. Corners are bumped and front cover has a small worn spot in upper corner. Review: "This book follows the adventures of a pony named Sassy and a little dog named Tough Enough through the mountains of Tennessee and North Carolina as they try to get back to the family they love so much. The descriptions in the book are wonderful ... 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 Family Trees * Index. : Color Illustrations: 9.25 x 12 in.: 96 pages View more info

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A Widow, A Chihuahua, And Harry Truman (A Story Of Love, Loss, And Love Again)

By: Crain, Mary Beth

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Harper San Francisco: 2000

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 003471

ISBN: 0062516728

Condition: Very Good in Fine Dust Jacket


003471: Stated First Edition. Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Has small black remainder mark on bottom. "For anyone who has experienced the death of a loved one, this story is all too familiar. Having lost her husband to cancer, Mary Beth Crain struggled to cope with the ensuing grief. Mary Beth named the puppy Truman, after her idol, former President Harry S. Truman, whose down-to-earth wisdom she had often turned to during life's hard times. " Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 5.75 x 8.5 in.: 202 pages 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, plus popular collecting areas such as money boxes, Sci Fi and much more. Nostalgia is the number one reason people collect and t... 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 toys, games of every description, and later dolls, plus popular collecting areas such as money boxes, Sci Fi and much more. Nos... 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 of several eras, such as Gary Cooper and Kevin Costner, Barbara Stansyck and Susan Sarandon. ": 6.25 x 9.5 in.: 464 pages 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 Search of a Climate Connection * Origins and Endings * For Further Reading * Sources of the Illustrations * Index. If interested,... View more info

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Iguana Iguana : Guide for Successful Captive Care

By: Frye, Fredric L.

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Malabar, Florida, Krieger Publishing Company: 1995

Edition: First Edition: Second Printing

Store ID: 011794

ISBN: 0894648926

Condition: Fine with No Dust Jacket as issued


011794: No Jacket As Issued. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "This new and expanded edition, which is devoted to the green iguana, includes the following: reproduction and captive breeding; normal and abnormal behaviour; information on safe and effective methods of restraint; prevention, diagnosis and treatment of nutrition related diseases; the development of metabolic bone disease; infectious diseases and non-infectious conditions; a discussion of ophthalmic disorders; miscellaneous causes of anaemia, skin diseas... View more info

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Cats, Cats, Cats, Cats

By: Gilbert, John R.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Middlesex, England, Hamlyn Publishing: 1972

Store ID: 004394

ISBN: 0600005828

Condition: Very Good in Good Dust Jacket


004394: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Edges of boards are slightly faded. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Dustjacket has several chips or cuts along edges and is price clipped. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "This book, with its lively and informative text, and over 300 selected illustrations in black and white and full colour, presents the cat in a delightfully wide variety of moods and guises. Lovers of cats will revel in this book, which pays sincere though not over-solemn tribute to those most versatile and... 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 exquisitely photographed celebration of this hand-crafted beauty, from the traditional small boat to the elegant speedboat t... 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 variety of interesting American types and form a collection of historical importance. " Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 7.7... View more info

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Grooming To Win (How To Groom, Trim, Braid, And Prepare Your Horse For Show)

By: Harris, Susan E.

Price: $30.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Howell Book House: 1991

Edition: Second Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 006862

ISBN: 0876058926

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


006862: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Printing Number Line (10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1) . Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Susan Harris has found the way to take a good book and make it better. She's done it by updating Grooming to Win, the definitive reference on the subject, to include current show-ring standards and breed requirements as well as other changes that have taken place since the book was first published in 1977. Now there is a new Western chapter and a chapter on dressage and the Sport Horse, to mention but two of the most notable additions. Extensive new info... View more info

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How To Draw Cartoon Animals

By: Hart, Christopher

Price: $24.50

Publisher: Watson-Guptill Publications: 1996

Edition: Second Printing

Store ID: 004634

ISBN: 0823023605

Condition: Very Good


004634: Has 25 color and 150 black and white illustrations. "Dogs and cats, lions and tigers, and all the rest of the animal world are everybody's favorites in cartoon land - and they are the most fun to draw. Now the ever-popular Christopher Hart offers all the best tips on creating the essential critters in the cartoonist's repertoire - for comic strips, animation, illustration, and every other breed of cartoon creativity!" Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Because people are captivated by the "human" traits in animals, especially those that make us laugh; animals have been an... 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 Yogurt * Vol. 8: Indexes. "The 225 entries cover cooking and eating, cuisines, and foods and health, and are accompanied by s... 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 to Legumes * Vol. 5: Lifespan, Human to Pesticides * Vol. 6: Phytonutrients to Soul Food * Vol. 7: Soup to Yogurt * Vol. 8: I... View more info