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Porfirio Diaz, Dictator of Mexico by Beals, Carleton; J. B. Lippincott Company; Good/No Jacket. No Edition stated. University ex-library with stamps, pocket and spine label pen. Attractive Navy blue cloth gilt decorated boards with gilt lettering. Illustrated endpaper by Carlo Merida. Just a bit of rub to spine tips and corner tips. Outside page edges lightly age tanned. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are otherwise clean. Illustrated in black and white photographs. Has 126 illustrations, including maps. Land of Iron Men is title of Chapter I which states: Land of ghosts, land of iron men, a land old in legend and of raw new frontiers - such is the mountain empire of Oaxaca, cradle of Porficio Diaz, for thirty-five years absolute dictator of Mexico. Here Porfirio Diaz was born and grew to manhood. ; $ 25.00 US; Biography
Instructor's Manual to Accompany Miller Benjamin and Norths' the Economics of Public Issues, Ninth Edition by Benjamin, Daniel K. ; Riggs, David W.; Harpercollins College; Fine consition. Green illustrated cover with white lettering. No creases. Solid, clean. This is an Instructor's Manual to accompany the Miller, Benjamin and North text: The Economics of Public Issues - Ninth Edition.; $ 15.00 US; Economics Economics
Boys' Club by Bernheimer, Charles S. ; Cohen, Jacob M.; Baker & Taylor; 1st Edition; Very Good/No Jacket. University ex-library book with stamps, bookplate, spine label pen and no pocket. Just a bit of rub to edges; Outside edges are age tanned. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square, and pages are otherwise clean. It is the purpose of this volume to present information about boys' clubs, their why and wherefore, their development and growth, their problems and difficulties, their possibilities and consequences, together with concrete aids for club leaders, club members and all interested in social work.; $ 50.00 US; Juvenile
Modern Speech: An Introduction to Speaking and Understanding by Borchers, Gladys L. ; Wise, Claude M.; Harcourt, Brace; 1st Edition; Very Good/No Jacket. University ex-Library with stamps, pocket and spine label pen. Attractive brown cloth boards with white lettering. Just a bit of shelf rub to spine tips and corner tips. Boards are straight, spine is square and pages are otherwise clean. Great illustrations. Modern Speech is designed as a basic textbook for the course in fundamentals of speech. It is the product of the combined teaching experience of the authors over many years.; $ 15.00 US; Language:: Public Speaking
Ethical Issues in Business by Boylan, Michael; Harcourt Brace; 1st Edition; Fine condition. Full number sequence. No creases. Solid, clean. Ethical Issues in Business has several goals. First it offers a sample of outstanding contemporary readings on bsiness ethics. It aims to combine readings that are particularly strong in either business or philosophy with readings that successfully address both concerns. (Preface) ; $ 30.00 US; Business
Perspectives in Philosophy by Boylan, Michael; Fogelin, Robert J. (Gen. Ed) ; Harcourt Brace Jovanovich College Publishers; 1st Edition; Near Fine/No Jacket. Full number sequence. Beautifully illustrated glossy boards with pale yellow lettering. A very small card with Complimentary HBJ Professional Copy on front board. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. Philosophy comes from the Greek words philen, meaning to love and sophia, meaning wisdom. Philosophy is the love of wisdom. It is the pursuit of wisdom about what it means to be a human being, what the fundamental nature of God and reality is, what the sources and limited of our knowledge are, and what is good and right in our lives and in our societies. Preface states: I am a pluralist at heart. I believe that we learn best when we view a problem from many perspectives. This sensibility has been my guide throughout. A List of further readings included.; $ 20.00 US; Philosophy
Philosophy and Contemporary Issues, Seventh Edition by Burr, John R. ; Goldinger, Milton; Prentice Hall; 7th Edition; Near Fine condition. SEVENTH Edition. Full number sequence. No creases. Tiny bit of shelf rub to corner tips. Solid, clean. The purpose of this anthology is to show how philosophy illuminates and in some measure helps solve some of the important problems troubling contemporary man.; $ 15.00 US; Philosophy
Business & Society: Ethics and Stakeholder Management, Fifth Edition by Carroll, Archie B. ; Buchholtz, Ann K.; Thomson; 5th Edition; Fine/No Jacket. Fifth Edition. Full number sequence. Great glossy illustrated boards. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. The horrific attacks on the World Trade Center in New York and the Pentagon in Washington, DC occurred just as we were finalizing this edition of the text. We were able to integrate implication of these tragic events into the chapters, especially for crisis management, global ethics, the business-government relationship, and impacts on both internal and external stakeholders. The events of September 11, 2001 will be with us forever, however, and we urge readers to keep in mind the extent to which our world is now changed as you read through the book and consider its contents. ; $ 30.00 US; Business:: Management
The Poems of Catullus by Catullus; Gregory, Horace (Trans) ; Covici-Friede; 1st Edition; Very Good Plus/No Jacket. Limited to 2500 copies. Latin on one side of page and English on the facing page. Attractive black boards with silver lettering and illustration. Tiny name and date front top inside board. Spine lightly sunned. Outside page edges are very lightly age tanned. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. The poems of Catullus is in a sense an interpretation of the poet's life. The poems constitute a remarkable self-portrait and it has been my effort to make the portrait clear and convincing. (Translator Intro). ; $ 35.00 US; Poetry
Eisenhower: Captive Hero, a Critical Study of the General and the President by Childs, Marquis; Harcourt, Brace; 1st Edition; Near Fine/Very Good Plus. Attractive deep blue boards with bright silver and red lettering to spine. Blue endpapers. Tiny bit of rub to bottom spine tip and corner tips. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is lightly shelf rubbed at edges. Tiny closed tears at top spine tip. Now in protective sleeve. When a boy from Abilene, from the wrong side of the tracks, becomes the triumphant hero of history's greatest war and president of the United States, he no longer belongs to himself; he is the captive of the people who made him hero and president. Who is the leader and who the led? Marquis Childs, a widely read and respected newspaperman, gives us the first extensive critical survey of Eisenhower and his administration. It is a vivid, comprehensive and discerning book about the best-known and the least-known man in America. ; $ 15.00 US; Political Science
Growth Counseling for Mid-Years Couples by Clinebell, Howard J. Jr. ; Fortress Press; 1st Edition; Very Good condition. Trade paperback. University Ex-library with stamps, no pocket, spine label. No creasing. Solid, otherwise clean. This is a Creative Pastoral Care and Counseling Series book. The aim of the series is not to be comprehensive with respect to topics but rather to bring innovative approaches to some major types of counseling. Although the books are practice-oriented, they also provide a solid foundation of theoloical and psychological insights.; $ 6.00 US; Women Men Relationships
The American Stage, the Pageant of America: Independence Edition Volume XIV (14) by Coad, Oral Sumner; Mims, Edwin, Jr. ; Yale University Press; 1st Edition; Very Good/No Jacket. University Ex-library Reference Book with stamps, spine label and no pocket. Just a bit of shelf rub at edges. Outside page edges are age tanned. Endpapers with patriotic design. A neat name plate "presented to Southern University School of Theology" by Bishop J. M. Moore, September, 1942 typed in. Book has great illustrations throughout of actors and actresses of the American stage and American productions in paintings, and photos. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are otherwise clean. The first settlers in the New World came from Elizabethan England. They knew od the poets and playwrights who had produced Elizabethan drama; perhaps some had seen the acting of Shakespeare himself. Industrialism developed swiftly in America after the war between the states. In this new environment the theater offered unprecedented possibilities for profit. A Theatrical Trust appeared. The theater was commercialized. Broadway became the theatrical Wall Street of the nation. (Intro by Ralph Henry Gabriel) ; $ 20.00 US; History United States American
Foreign Mud: Being an Account of the Opium Imbroglio At Canton in the 1830's & the Anglo Chinese War That Followed by Collis, Maurice; Alfred A. Knopf; 1st American Edition; Very Good/No Jacket. University ex-library with stamps, pocket and spine label pen. Attractive teal cloth gilt decorated spine and boards with faded gilt lettering. Just a bit of rub to edges, spine tips and corner tips. Soft bump to bottom corner tips. Outside page edges lightly age tanned. Boards are straight, spine is square and pages are otherwise clean. Illustrated in black and white photographs of paintings. Introductory: The vision of Cathey danced before the eyes of the early navigators. To furnish the enchantment they had Marco Polo and a thousand rumours. And since to get to China by the way he went was impossible, since the Silk Road was no longer a safe caravan route, but swept by the wars of Central Asian kings, a sea passage had to be found. ; $ 15.00 US; History
Poems from the Works of Charles Cotton by Cotton, Charles; Henry Holt & Company; 1st Edition; Good/No Jacket. Newly decorated by Claud Lovat Fraser. Solid, tight binding and hinges. Illustrated green and blue boards are age tanned at edges, iwth just a bit of shelf rub. Spine is faded. Tiny name written front top inside board. Illustrated endpapers. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are otherwise clean. The Poems selected by Claud Lovat Fraser. This Edition is printed by Harold Curwen, at the Curwen Press in Plaistow, England.; $ 15.00 US; Poetry
Preparation for Trial of CIVIL Actions, Third Edition by Cullinan; Eustace; Clark, Herbert W. ; American Law Institute; 3rd Edition; Very Good condition. Third Edition. Trade paperback. No creases. Neatly taped at spine and edges. Not repair - preventative, for longer lasting. Name to inside cover. Underlining, in ink, to page 18. Solid, otherwise clean. Demand for the earlier two editions of this book has been such as to want for a third edition. The book is intended to be a handy guide in all states, but to provide uniformity, the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure are used as a base. ; $ 30.00 US; Law
Business Ethics, Fifth Edition by De George, Richard T. ; Prentice-Hall; 5th Edition; Fine condition. Full number sequence. No reading creases. Solid, clean. In the many years since the first edition of this book appeared courses in business ethics have become firmly established in colleges, business schools, and MBA programs. This is not simply a book in general ethics that takes its examples from the business world. I have tried therefore, to introduce the student to as much of the technical aspects of ethics as is necessary in order to approach moral issues intelligentally and to take part in the ongoing debate about the morality of certain social and business practices. ; $ 15.00 US; Business
The Nature of the Non-Western World by Dean, Vera Micheles; Mentor / New American Library; Very Good condition. REBOUND to a hardcover. Ex-Library with stamps, pocket and spine label. Attractive glossy illustrated boards with black and white lettering. Outside page edges lightly age tanned. Boards are straight, spine is square and pages are otherwise clean. A timely, penetrating look into the ancient traditions and modern ideas by which half the world's people live. ; $ 8.00 US; Sociology
The Science-Fiction Magazine Checklist 1961-1972 by Desmond, William H. (Ed) ; Archival Press; 1st Edition; Very Good condition. Stapled wraps. Very lightly age tanned at spine. Small closed tear at bottom spine edge. Solid, clean. This is a supplement to Bradford Day Magazine Checklist. This supplement will be added to The Complete Science-Fiction Magazine Checklist 1895 -1975.; $ 10.00 US; Science Fiction Fantasy
Make the Future Work: Unleashing Our Powers of Innovation for the Decades Ahead by Diebold, John; Simon And Schuster; 1st Edition; Near Fine/Fine. Full number sequence. Handsome pale grren cloth on beige boards with gilt lettering. Tiny bit of top spine tip is lightly sunned. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has sunned spine. In protective sleeve. An excellent gift! Once in a great while, a book appears that helps define the terms in which people debate issues. Now, the chairman of the Diebold Group, Inc. Management advisors to the Fortune 500, governments, and leading public agencies probes the effectiveness of America's institutions and suggests ways of closing the ever widening gap between what we can achieve and what we do achieve.; $ 18.00 US; Business:: Management
Decision Making At the Top: the Shaping of Strategic Direction by Donaldson, Gordon; Lorsch, Jay W. ; Basic Books; Fine/Near Fine. Attractive gray cloth boards with blue metallic lettering. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has tee-niny chip top front corner tip. Now in protective sleeve. An excellent gift! This searching analysis, based on in-depth interviews with top executives at leading U. S. Industrial enterprises, challenges the fashionable view that American management pays undue attention to short-term financial results. They conclude by emphasizing the vital relatioship between corporate strategy and the performance of the national economy.; $ 18.00 US; Business:: Management
The Character Dimension of Camping by Doty, Richard S. ; Associated Press; 1st Edition; Very Good/No Jacket. University ex-library with stamps, due date slip and spine label pen. Outside page edges very lightly age tanned. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are otherwise clean. About ten years research went into writing this book. The well-being of the camper was never set aside. All kinds of camps-private camps, organization camps, church camps, public camps, and others - will find a great deal that is useful and significant. ; $ 10.00 US; Philosophy
Beginning Philosophy by Double, Richard; Oxford University Press; 1st Edition; Fine condition. Full number sequence. No creases. Solid, clean. I have written this book as simply as I can to make it understandable to the complete novice to philosophy. Beginning Philosophy offers students and general readers a uniqely straightforward yet challenging introdction to fundamental philosophical problems. ; $ 20.00 US; Philosophy
The Cup, the Blade or the Gun by Eberhart, Mignon G. ; Random House; 1st Edition; Near Fine/Very Good. Handsome black cloth boards and green & bright silver lettering. Green paint to top text block is fading. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has light shelf wear at edges. Now in protective sleeve. A novel of romance and murder on a beleaguered plantation in Civil War times.; $ 15.00 US; Fiction Suspense
The Sharp End: the Fighting Man in World War II by Ellis, John; Charles Scribner's Sons; Book Club (BCE/BOMC); Fine/Very Good Plus. Attractive black on red boards with silver lettering. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has just a bit of shelf rub at edges. Tiny chip at top spine tip. Now in protective sleeve. An excellent gift! Only those who served in the front lines can understand what the ordinary infantryman had to endure in World War II, but now John Ellis describes it, telling of human experience, not strategy.; $ 18.00 US; World War
Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow: American Adventures Program Volume 4, 1939 the Present by Epstein, Florence; Scholastic Book Services; Very Good Plus condition. Trade paperback. No creases. Name to inside cover. Soft bump to back top corner. Solid, clean. Black and white illustrated wrap around art work to covers by Mozelle Thompson. Book inside fully illustrated with black and white photos. This is American history written by Florence Epstein and four contributing editors of Scholastic. The book ends talking with a chapter about the energy crisis, the shortage of gasoline (like the 60s) , and also about the Alaskan pipeline. A very timely chapter in American history. ; $ 8.00 US; History
A Friend of Mary Rose by Fenwick, Elizabeth; Harper & Brothers; 1st Edition; Near Fine/Very Good Plus. Handsome brown on olive green cloth boards with black lettering. Decorated orange and white endpapers to front. Just a bit of light shelf rub to bottom spine edge. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is has just a bit of shelf rub to spine tip at bottom. Also has a tiny closed tear at bottom corner tip fold. Now in protective sleeve. An excellent gift! Mr. Nicholas was eighty three and blind, and though neither of these facts had interfered with his interest in the world around him they could, occasioally limit his activities, and even his independence. Though not much. This is his story, and a move to a new residence, and his trip to the attic to make sure his old trunks are being moved too. Mr. Nichols is a great man, one everybody will be delighted to meet.; $ 15.00 US; Fiction Suspense
The Life of Mahatma Gandhi by Fischer, Louis; Harper & Brothers; Very Good/No Jacket. I-Z code - First Edition not stated. University ex-library with stamps, pocket and spine label pen. Attractive burgundy cloth boards with yellow gold lettering and black illustration. Brown and white mapped endpapers. Just a bit of shelf wear to spine tips. Very light shelf rub to corner tips. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are otrherwise clean. Illustrated with black and white photos. Chapter One starts with the death of Mahatma Gandhi and continues with the beginnings of an extraordinary man.; $ 20.00 US; Biography
Captain Horatio Hornblower: in Three Volumes: First to Quarters, Ship of the Line and Flying Colours (3 Vols) by Forester, C. S. ; Little Brown; 1st Edition; Very Good/No Jacket - in slipcase. 3 Books in Slip Case Volumes I, II & III: Attractive pale green cloth with black label on spine with gilt lettering. Name very neatly written to top inside board, all three volumes. Strong binding, strong hinges. Spines are lightly sunned with tiny bit of soil. Volume I has several tee-niny holes. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are otherwise clean. Age tanned slipcase is tape mended at the top. Shelf wear at edges. A nice set. Vol. I Beat to Quarters, Vol II Ship of the Line and Vol. III Flying Colours in a good Slipcase.; $ 40.00 US; Classic Literature
The Other Side of the Jordan by Glueck, Nelson; American Schools Of Oriental Research; 1st Edition; Good/No Jacket. University ex-library with stamps, pocket, due date slip and pen spine label. Nice red cloth boards with faded gilt lettering. Shelf wear, to the cardboard at top spine tip and corner tips. Faded to spine. Outside page edges lightly age tanned. Boards are straight, spine is square and pages are otherwise clean. This book represents an expansion of the lectures delivered in America from October to December 1939 on behalf of the American Schools of Oriental Research. Archaeology sites. ; $ 15.00 US; Archaeology
UNBOUND: Book Repair for Booksellers by Godsey, Joyce; Sic Press; Revised Edition; Fine condition. New. Not used. Solid, clean. Revises and expands the previous edition under the title Discarded, The Facelift for Exlibrary Books. An excellent guide for the book lover on cleaning and repairing used books. What to do about writing, bookplates, pockets, stickers, tape, crayon in books. Also fixing cocked spines, missing endpapers, shaken hinges, loose leaf, etc. Fully explained and illustrated steps. An excellent gift! ; $ 15.00 US; Brand New Books about Books
The Last Captive by Greene, A. C.; Encino Press; 1st Edition; Near Fine/Very Good. Attractive parchment boards with picture to front in off-black and earth tones and lettering dark brown. Warm gift incription to friends signed by Author on half-title page in dark brown ink. Outside page edges very lightly age tanned. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. Newspaper review is laid in. DJ is age tanned to edges. Two tiny light spots bottom corner. Tiny bit of shelf rub at edges. Now in protective sleeve. The Last Captive - The lives of Herman Lehmann, who was taken by Indians as a boy from his Texas home and adopted by them; His career as an authentic wild warrior with the Apache and Comanche tribes; His subsequent restoration to the bosom of his family and the difficulties and confusions faced in adjusting his savage training to a civilized society; His experiences carrying him from the time of the scalping knife to the very threshold of our Atomic Age; Together with verifying accounts by members of his family and others who shared some of those extraordinary and Historical events.; $ 75.00 US; Biography
Taken At the Flood, the Story of Albert D. Lasker by Gunther, John; Harper & Brothers; 1st Edition; Near Fine/Very Good. Attractive black cloth boards with gilt lettering and illustration. Tiny name front top inside board. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is price clipped. Tiny closed tears at top edge. Lightly rubbed at spine. Now in protective sleeve. A brilliant, searching biograpy which brings to life one of the most extraordinary personalities of our time. The restless genius who not only created modern advertising, but whose career included zestful and productive adventures in politics, sports, shipping, Jewish affairs, show business, art and medical research.; $ 15.00 US; Biography
The American Spirit in Architecture, the Pageant of America: Independence Edition Volume XIII (13) by Hamlin, Talbot Faulkner; Yale University Press; 1st Edition; Very Good/No Jacket. University Ex-library Reference Book with stamps, spine label and no pocket. Just a bit of shelf rub at edges. Outside page edges are age tanned. Handsome navy blue cloth boards with gilt lettering and gilt illustrations. Endpapers with patriotic design. A neat name plate "presented to Southern University School of Theology" by Bishop J. M. Moore, September, 1942 typed in. Book has great illustrations throughout of American architecture in paintings, and photos. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are otherwise clean. The history of American Architecture from the crude habitations of the seventeenth century to the modern residence by Frank Lloyd Wright.; $ 20.00 US; History United States American
Michael Moorcock: a Bibliography (With Biographical Notes) by Harper, Andrew; McAulay, George; T. K. Graphics; 1st Edition; Near Fine condition. Stapled wraps. No creases. Very lightly age tanned at spine. Solid, clean. This is a bibliography of Michael Moorcock books not published under pseudonyms. Please note that re-publications and foreign editions are only partially listed here. Also, contrary to popular belief, there are only three pseudonymous novels by Michael Moorcock, and all three are out of print. ; $ 20.00 US; Bibliography
A Documentary: History of the United States, an Expanded Edition by Heffner, Richard D. ; Mentor By The New American Library; Very Good condition. Expanded Edition. Ex-library with samps, pocket and spine pen to front cover. Never checked out. Front hinge crease with tear to top spine edge. No spine creases. Light shelf rub to edges. Soft bump to front bottom corner. Solid, otherwise clean. How great documents have shaped America's Life, thouoght and history: Here are the documents, speeches, and letters which have forged American history, accompanied by interpretations of their significance by a noted historical and scholar. The combination of narrative and documentation makes a new and interesting kind of American History.; $ 7.00 US; History United States American
Four Existentialist Theologians: a Reader from the Works of Jacques Maritain, Nicolas Berdyaev, Martin Buber, and Paul Tillich by Herberg, Will (Ed) ; Doubleday Anchor; 1st Edition; Very Good/No Jacket. University ex-library with stamps, bookplate, pocket and spine label. A solid, very nice look copy with strong hinges and spine. Light beige boards with dark brown lettering. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are otherwise clean. It is the purpose of this book to present, within the confines of a single volume, representative selection from the writings of four of the most significant religious thinkers of our time - Jacques Maritain, Nicolas Berdyaev, Martin Buber, and Paul Tillich - each reflecting the response of a major religious tradition to the perennial problems of human experience. Much of our best creative thinking these days is being done in theology and religious philosophy. ; $ 12.00 US; Philosophy
A CIVIL Action: from Pleadings to Opening of Trial (February 1953) by Hickam, Hubert; Clark, Charles E. (Ed) ; American Law Institute; 1st Edition; Very Good Plus condition. Trade paperback. No creases. Neatly taped at spine and edges. Not repair - preventative, for longer lasting. Name to inside cover. Solid, clean. This book is one in a series on the preparation and trial of a civil action. This volume is designed to cover the lawyer's work beginning with the commencement of the trial. It is the second volume of Series Three, dealing with the preparation, trial and appeal of a civil action.; $ 40.00 US; Law
To Shining Sea: a History of the United States Navy 1775-1991 by Howarth, Stephen; Random House; Book Club (BCE/BOMC); Fine/Fine. Stated First Edition with proper number line. HOWEVER, no price on dust jacket and book club indent on back cover. Attractive red cloth on bright blue boards with bright gilt lettering. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is great! In protective sleeve. An excellent gift! History of the United State Navy 1775 - 1991. Global in scope yet always human in scale, To Shining Sea demonstrates profound respect for the courage, skill, and professionalism of the men and women of the U. S. Navy, past and present. This is history at its best. 49 illustrations and 12 maps. Source notes, Bibliography, and Index included.; $ 18.00 US; History United States American
Zwei Ansichten by Johnson, Uwe; Suhrkamp Verlag; 1st Edition; Very Good/Very Good Plus. ALL Text in German. This University ex-library only markings is inside back cover. Otherwise the book would be graded Fine. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has three tee-niny closed tears. Now in protective sleeve. An excellent gift! All Text in German. Publication of the novel “two opinions”, which describes the assistance of a northwest German reporter with the escape Ost-Berliner of a nurse. Like already into “the third book concerning Achim” Johnson binds the action in each case to certain historical events: The Hungary Rebellion and The Building of the Wall. ; $ 20.00 US; German
Mutmassungen Uber Jakob by Johnson, Uwe; Suhrkamp Verlag; Very Good/Very Good Plus. ALL Text in German. This University ex-library book's only markings is inside back board. Otherwise it would be graded Fine. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has a light 75 on bottom of spine. In protective sleeve. From the web: The West German Suhrkamp publishing house publishes its novel “presumptions over the Jakobs”. History railroadman Jakob, who exceeds twice the German domestic border, within which GDR can live not conflict-free and not live in the Federal Republic may, excites unusual literary attention. ; $ 20.00 US; German
Analytic Philosophy and Religious Language: a Bibliography by Jones, Joe R. ; White, Terry L. (Asst; Perkins School Of Theology; 1st Edition; Rated only Very Good because it is a University ex-library book. Stamps, due date slip and label pen on front cover top corner. Typewriter written pages. Nice marble design cardboard boards with blue cloth bindery tape. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are otherwise clean. Written by Professor Emeritus of Theology and Ethics at Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University. A bibliography of books on Analytic philosophy and religious languages. A great reference source.; $ 25.00 US; Bibliography
The Book Examination Center, an Exhibit Service to Publishers, Science Fiction Expo - 76 by Junor, William S. ; Book Examination Center; 1st Edition; Near Fine condition. Stapled wraps. No creases. Soft bumps to edges. Solid, clean. The Book Examination Center is An Exhibit Service to Publishers, and also to professionals and librarians. Each exhinit is profiled in a catalog that is organized by subject and cross referenced by publisher. ; $ 25.00 US; Books Books
Zen and the Art of the Internet, a Beginner's Guide by Kehoe, Brendan P. ; PTR Prentice-Hall; 1st Edition; Fine condition. Full number sequence. No creases. Solid, clean. An excellent gift! The first highly readable introduction to the internet. The worldwide complex of computer networks which today's hi-tech companies, colleges, and universities use to exchange information and electronic mail. Page after page, it summarizes how to use the net to its fullest advantage. Chock-full of usefull information about computers and the internet. ; $ 8.00 US; Information Technology
Kierkegaard's Concluding Unscientific Postscript by Kierkegaard, Soren A. ; Princeton University Press; 1st Edition; Very Good/No Jacket. University ex-library book with stamps, pocket, spine label pen. Very attractive burgundy cloth boards with white lettering. This book has been rebound by SMU Library Department. An occasional very light pencil check mark or line to paragraph edge. A bit of shelf rub to edges. Boards are straight, spine is square, and pages are otherwise clean. This publication of the concluding Unscientific Postscript by Soren Kierkegaard, marks not only the first English translation of the greatest work of the Danish thinker, but it also marks the last work of its translator, whose devotion to Kierkegaard began with his accidential discovery of this same work in a public library nearly forty years ago. He completed most all of this translation, but died in 1940 just short of finishing it, which was finished by Walter Lowrie who saw to its publication as promised.; $ 20.00 US; Philosophy
The Annals of American Sport - the Pageant of America: Independence Edition Volume XV (15) by Krout, John Allen; Yale University Press; 1st Edition; Very Good/No Jacket. University Ex-library Reference Book with stamps, spine label and no pocket. Just a bit of shelf rub at edges. Outside page edges are age tanned. Endpapers with patriotic design. A neat name plate "presented to Southern University School of Theology" by Bishop J. M. Moore, September, 1942 typed in. The venturesome pioneers who left Europe in the seventeenth century to establish hearthstones and farmsteads along the Atlantic coast of North America were not representatives of the leisure class. Play had to be justified in most instances by a real or fancied relation to some sterner duty. (Chapter I, Pioneers at Play) ; $ 20.00 US; History United States American
Classical Conversations : Being Imaginary Conversations Among Greek, Roman, and Modern Personages of Classic Consequence in the History of Human Culture by Landor, Walter Savage; Classic Publishing Company; 1st Edition; Very Good/No Jacket. University ex-library with stamps, date due slip and spine label pen. Nice brown cloth boards with dark brown lettering. Sunned to spine and top edges. Shelf wear and soil spot to top spine tip. Very lightly shelf rub to edges. Outside page edges age tanned. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are otherwise clean. An unusual book. The statement will hardly be challenged that the general reader knows almost nothing of the career and work of Walter Savage Landor, unless he is specially well-read and himself a classicist. ; $ 20.00 US; Classic Literature
The Confidence Gap: Business, Labor, and Government in the Public Mind by Lipset, Seymour Martin; Schneider, William; Free Press; 1st Edition; Very Good Plus/Very Good Plus. Full number sequence. Handsome gray cloth boards with black lettering and illustration. Soft bump to corner. Boards are straight, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is lightly shelf rubbed at edges. Top back spine tip has tiny closed tear. Now in protective sleeve. Based on an analysis of hundreds of surveys taken by public opinion research organizations over the 45 year history of national polling. The Confidence Gap examines Americans' changing perceptions of their institutions, their leaders and their country. Quoting President Jimmy Carter July 15, 1979: As you know, there is a growing disrespect for government and for churches and for schools, the news media and other institutions. The gap between our citizens and our government has never been so wide.; $ 20.00 US; Business:: Marketing
Defeated Inside America's Military Machine by Loory, Stuart H. ; Random House; 1st Edition; Near Fine/Very Good Plus. Handsome black cloth on gray boards with bright silver letterng. Top outside page edges just a bit age tanned. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has tiny tear top spine tip. Tiny bit of light age tan to top edge of inside flaps. Now in protective sleeve. An excellent gift! To gather material for Defeated, Loory traveled around the world. He talked to generals and admirals from West Point to Naples and enlisted men from the flight deck of an aircraft carrier in in the South China Sea to the decaying barracks of West Germany. Finally, Loory presents some suggestions for the rescue of the military machine, aimed at making it a truly strong defense force as opposed to one that has been used to police the world to maintain a Pax Americana.; $ 18.00 US; Military:: Military Operations
A CIVIL Action: the Trial (January 1955) by Lorry, Wilfred R. ; Clark, Charles E. (Ed) ; American Law Institute; 1st Edition; Very Good Plus condition. Trade paperback. No creases. Neatly taped at spine and edges. Not repair - preventative, for longer lasting. Name to inside cover. Solid, clean. This book is one in a series on the preparation and trial of a civil action. Preface: It has been appropriately suggested that trial work is the "pick and shovel" job of the legal profession. In truth, it is an effort involving great labor, wearying to the mind and body, with a minimal financial return disproportionate to the amount of time, energy and output required.; $ 40.00 US; Law
Kierkegaard, Volume I, Childhood, Youth, Early Manhood by Lowrie, Walter; Harper Torchbooks; Reprint; Good condition. Volume One only University ex-Library book with stamps and spine label. A bookplate to inside cover with previous owner's typed name. Reading creases. Very light sunning to spine. Yellow highlighting to first two chapters on Childhood & Home and School. Solid, otherwise clean. This volume has three main parts. Childhood (1813-1830) ; Youth (1830-1838) ; Early Manhood (1839 -1844) . Originally published in 1938.; $ 10.00 US; Biography
Let's Teach Them Right: Perspectives on Religious and Moral Education by MacY, Christopher (Ed) ; Blackham, H. J. (Introduction); Pemberton; 1st Edition; Very Good/No Jacket. Ex-library Book with stamps, pocket and spine pen. Bright red boards with black lettering. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are otherwise clean. Between the extremes of those militant atheists on the one hand, who wish to see all mention of religion excluded from our State schools, and the evangelical Christians of all sects on the other, who want to see the school used as a recruiting ground with no nonsense, there lies the middle ground occupied by very many opinions.; $ 15.00 US; Ethics
The American Spirit in Art, the Pageant of America: Independence Edition Volume XII (12) by Mather, Frank Jewett, Jr. ; Morey, Charles Rufus; Henderson, William James; Yale University Press; 1st Edition; Very Good/No Jacket. Volume 12 only. University Ex-library Reference Book with stamps, spine label and no pocket. Just a bit of shelf rub at edges. Outside page edges are age tanned. A neat name plate "presented to Southern University School of Theology" by Bishop J. M. Moore, September, 1942 typed in. Book has great illustrations throughout of American artists and paintings. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are otherwise clean. The history of American Art. America has been slow to develop art. The reasons are not difficult to discover. The folk from the British isles who crossed to North America in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries were not, as a race, endowed with the artistic sensibility of the French and Italians. British genius, while capable at times of fine artistic work, has more commonly expressed itself in other forms of intellectual and emotional activity than that of canvas and chisel.; $ 20.00 US; History United States American
The Smarter Organization: How to Build a Business That Learns and Adapts to Marketplace Needs by McGill, Michael E. ; Slocum, John W. , Jr; John Wiley & Sons; 1st Edition; Fine/Fine. Inscribed by both authors. Full number sequence. Attractive ivory boards with red metallic lettering. Inscribed by both authors on front fly-leaf. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is great! In protective sleeve. An excellent gift! Candid, provocative, down to earth advice for managers on creating a learning organization. Successful companies adapt to a changing marketplace by a willingness to constantly change themselves.; $ 20.00 US; Business:: Management
The Great Conversion: a Historical Introduction to Philosophy, Second Edition by Melchert, Norman; Mayfield; 1st Edition; Near Fine/No Jacket. Second Edition. Full number sequence. Complementary Copy on front board. Beautifully illustrated glossy boards. Peach endpapers. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. An excellent gift! What is education? I should suppose that education was the curriculum one had to run through in order to catch up with oneself, and he who will not pass through this curriculum is helped very little by the fact that he was born in the most enlightened age - Soren Kierkegaard; I was aware that the reading of all good books is indeed like a conversation with the noblest men of past centuries who was the author of them, nay a carefully studied conversation, in which they reveal to us none but the best of their thoughts - Rene Descartes. Glossary, Credits and Index included.; $ 25.00 US; Philosophy
A Guide to the Gormenghast Trilogy by Metzger, Arthur; T. K. Graphics; 1st Edition; Fine condition. Stapled wraps. No creases. Solid, clean. There is a five page exerpt adapted from the Meryvn Peake's obituary published in New Worlds, 1969 by Michael Moorcock. Moorcock expresses his gratitude for Peake's influence on what he thinks is his best writing. He states that some of his early stories were nothing less than imitations of the Gormenghast books. Mervyn Peake did create his own world - a richly populated world - and he left it for us to enjoy. I hope this Guide will help you enjoy that world all the more.; $ 20.00 US; Science Fiction Fantasy
Alexander Hamilton: Portrait in Paradox by Miller, John C. ; Harper & Brothers; 1st Edition; Very Good/No Jacket. Ex-Library with stamps, pocket and spine pen. Attractive black boards with gilt and black lettering and design. Just a bit of shelf rub to spine tips and corner tips. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are otherwise clean. The period in which Alexander Hamilton lived was an age of great men and great events. In the United States, besides Hamilton himself, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison and John Marshall held the center of the stage; while the European scene was dominated by William Pitt, Charles James Fox and Napoleon Bonaparte. And yet, Talleyrand, whose career is a convincig testimonial of his astuteness in judging men and measures and who was intimately acquainted with the leaders on both sides of the Atlantic, pronounced Alexander Hamilton to be the greatest of these "choice and master spirits of the age."; $ 20.00 US; Biography
Alexander Hamilton: Youth to Maturity (1755-1788) by Mitchell, Broadus; MacMillan; 1st Edition; Very Good/No Jacket. University Ex-Library with stamps, pocket and spine pen. Red with black cloth boards with gilt lettering and design. Just a bit of shelf rub to spine tips and corner tips. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are otherwise clean. Few in American have been so creative as Alexander Hamilton. His passion was the construction of a well knit, prosperous nation. He furnished not only purposes, but means for carrying these into effect. Notes, Bibliography and Index included.; $ 15.00 US; Biography
Philosophy: the Power of Ideas, Fourth Edition with CD by Moore, Brooke Noel; Bruder, Kenneth; Mayfield Publising; 4th Edition; Near Fine/No Jacket. Fourth Edition with CD. Full number sequence. Professional Complementary copy. Beautifully illustrated blue and pink glossy boards with white lettering. Charted endpapers from 700 B. C. Through 2000 A. D. Soft bump to top corner tips. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. A CD to use with this edition is laid in. This new edition is a younger and thinner iteration of its former selves and has lots of improvements. Unlike the authors, who are older, thicker versions of their former selves, and whose improvements might be challenged. Despite the improvements, this book is still the straightforward, ungimmicky historical introduction to philosophy it has always been. The book also delves into Women in the History of Philosophy, which histories of philosophy make scant mention of prior to the twentieth century.; $ 20.00 US; Philosophy
The Naked Ape - A Zoologist's Study Of The Human Animal by Moris, Desmond; McGraw-Hill; 1st American Edition; Very Good Plus/Very Good Plus. Tiny bit of shelf rub at spine tips and corner tips. Tiny dot front fore edge - like an ink dot. Small sticker shadow on front end paper. Outside page edges very, very lightly age tanned. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has tiny chips at top spine tip and top front corner tip. Price sticker on back panel. In protective sleeve. The study of the development of mankind. You will read The Naked Ape with a curious sense of involvement, for this most sophisticated book reveals the human race through the unemotional eyes of a zoologist, exposing it in a completely new light. ; $ 18.00 US; Anthropology Zoology Animal Ecology Science Philosophy
Thunder At Twilight, Vienna 1913/1914 by Morton, Frederic; Charles Scribner's Sons; Book Club (BCE/BOMC); Very Good condition. No creases. Just a bit of shelf rub to spine tips and corner tips. Solid, clean. In July 1916, Fritz Mandelbaum, a junior officer in Austria's Seventh Army on the Russian front near the river Dnjestr, was shot in the abdomen and died shortly thereafter. Twenty four years later the name suffered erasure again. This time it was borne by a refugee boy arriving in New York in 1940. His father changed the family's name. Fritz Mandelbaum became Frederic Morton. The present book deals with the events, ideas, unpredictabilities and inevitabilities surrounding the death of the next Crown Prince, Archduke Franz Ferdinand. It set off the dynamics leading the World War II.; $ 10.00 US; History
Thus Spoke Zarathustra by Neitzsche, Friedrich; Hollingdale, R. J. (Trans) ; Penguin Classics; Reprint; Near Fine condition. No creases. Very lightly age tan to outside page edges. Solid, clean. This is Nietzche's most accessible and influential work. No modern philosopher has been more completely misquoted and misrepresented as Friedrich Neitzche (1844-1900) . He had a powerful influence on such writers as Shaw, D. H. Lawrence, Mann and Sartre.; $ 8.00 US; Philosophy
Philosophy for Beginners, Illustrated by Osborne, Richard; Writers And Readers Publishing; Fine condition. This is the 1992 edition. No creases. Solid, clean. Cartoon type illustrations. An excellent Gift! This is a documentary Beginning Philosophy presented with illustrations, a Writers and Readers publication. To quote Bertie Russell as a starting point: Philosophy is the no-man's land between Science and Theology, exposed to attack from both sides. Comic book style.; $ 18.00 US; Philosophy
James H. Schmitz, a Bibliography by Owings, Mark; Kagan, Janet (Intro) ; Croatan House; 1st Edition; Near Fine condition. Stapled wraps. No creases. Very, very light age tan at edges. Solid, clean. Has ISBN: 088389028 - but that is not a valid ISBN number. Perhaps the success of James H. Schmitz' techniques will encourage other writers to develop their own female characters past the point of stereotype. Approximately 34 pages. Unpaginated. ; $ 15.00 US; Bibliography
Robert A. Heinlein, a Bibliography by Owings, Mark; Lerner, Fred (Intro) ; Croatan House; 1st Edition; Very Good Plus condition. Stapled wraps. No creases. Lightly age tanned at edges. Solid, clean. Of the many writers who emerged during the legendary Golden Age of John Campbell's Astounding Science Fiction, Robert Heinlein has exerted the greatest influence on the evolution of the genre. A Bibliography of his work.; $ 25.00 US; Science Fiction Fantasy
Ludwig Wittgenstein by Pears, David; Kermode, Frank (Ed) ; Viking Press; 1st Edition; Very Good/No Jacket. University ex-library book with stamps, no pocket, spine label. Attractive black cloth boards with silver and silver lettering. Spine is lightly sunned. Strong binding and hinges. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square, and pages are otherwise clean. Wittgenstein's philosophy is a strange product of genius, which differs in very many ways from the work of his contemporaries and predecessors. The author discusses early philosophy and later philosophy of Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951); $ 20.00 US; Philosophy
Competive Advantage - Creating and Sustaining Superior Performance by Porter, Michael E. ; Free Press; Fine/Very Good Plus. Handsome black boards with silver lettering. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has shelf rub, but looks like tiny chips, to spine tips. Top back spine tip has an inch closed tear. Now in protective sleeve. An excellent gift! The success or failure of any firm depends on competive advantage, delivering the product as lower cost or offering unique benefits to the buyer that justify a premium price. But exactly how does a company achieve cost leadership? And how does it differentiate itself from its rivals? This book provides the answers to these and other questions.; $ 18.00 US; Business:: Management
The Sword of the Republic: the United States Army on the Frontier (1783-1846) by Prucha, Francis Paul; Morton, Louis (Gen. Ed) ; MacMillan; 1st Edition; Near Fine/Very Good Plus. Attractive green cloth boards with gilt lettering. Mapped endpapers. Tiny bit of shelf rub to spine tips and corner tips. Outside page edges very, very lightly age tanned. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has just a bit of shelf rub at edges with one tiny mended closed tear at top back panel edge. Now in protective sleeve. An excellent gift! On April 19, 1783, Washington ordered his troups to go home. No one favored a peacetime army. Yet, the years that followed saw the young nation embark on a dramatic surge of expansion that now demanded the military as national protectors. Sword of the Republic is the story of the army in its new multi-faceted role as agents of the republic during the period of 1783-1846.; $ 30.00 US; History United States American
They Had a Dream - Volume I by Reasons, George; Los Angelos Times Syndicate; Near Fine condition. Volume I only. No creases. Tiny bit of shelf rub to cover edges. Solid, clean. Great black and white sketches to each biography by Sam Patrick. An excellent gift! Black men fought in the Revolution. They explored the wilderness with Lewis and Clark. Later they crossed the Rockies with Fremont. They dug gold in California. Black men rode dusty cattle trails in Texas. They gave birth to inventions which revolutionized entire industries. They were educators, scientists, poets, pilosophers, actors and men of God. This collection of biographies relates the exploits of some of them. Hopefully, it presents a broader view of the black man and his contribution to the nation. That he did so much under such handicaps is one of the truly remarkable phenomena of the American experience. ; $ 10.00 US; Biography
Motivation As Related to Personality by Rethlingshafer, Dorothy; McGraw-Hill; 1st Edition; Very Good/No Jacket. University ex-library book with stamps, pocket, and spine label pen. Strong binding and hinges. Very bright red boards with gilt lettering. Tiny bit of shelf rub to spine tips and corner tips. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square, and pages are otherwise clean. The illustrative material is primarily taken from experimental studies, although clinical and industrial observations are also included. Study of motivation. Includes Index, References and Bibliography.; $ 15.00 US; Psychology
South by Sansom, William; Hodder & Stoughton,ltd. ; 1st Edition; Very Good Plus/Very Good. Attractive black boards with gilt lettering and illustration. Tiny name written front top inside board. Soft bump to bottom corner tips. Outside page edges are lightly age tanned. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are otherwise clean. DJ has light shelf rub at bottom edge. Tiny chip bottom spine tip and corner tips. Now in protective sleeve. Wiliam Samson received honors for his writings from the Society of Authors. Sir Osbert Sitwell wrote in The Observer: At his best, there is no living author who can be more interesting or who can more thoroughly absorb the reader into his own vision. ; $ 20.00 US; Fiction
Journey through the Rocky Mountains and the Humboldt Mountains to the Pacific Ocean by Schiel, Jacob H. ; Bonner, Thomas N. (Trans) ; University Of Oklahoma Press; 1st Edition; Very Good/No Jacket. University Ex-Library with stamps, pocket and spine label in pen on front board. Attractive green cloth boards with silver lettering. Solid binding and hinges. Just a bit of shelf rub to edges. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are otherwise clean. Great illustrations! This book records the impressions of one forgotten German scientist who made a lengthy visit to America in the 1850's.; $ 10.00 US; Travel Adventure:: America Travel
Why We Love and Hate by Seabury, David; Whittlesey House; Good/No Jacket. University ex-library book with stamps, pocket, spine label pen. Hinge starting at title page. Spine is sun faded. Very attractive burgundy boards with gilt lettering. DJ ends are pasted to front endpapers. Just a bit of shelf rub to spine tips and corner tips. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square, and pages are otherwise clean. This volume is a follow up to Seabury's successful See Yourself as Others See You. Why We Love and Hate follows the same general plan. In this volume the reader will find self-evaluating quizzes of a sort that have been found helpful and genuinely revealing. Includes Glossary and Index. ; $ 20.00 US; Psychology
Some Swell Pup Or Are You Sure You Want A Dog? by Sendak, Maurice; Margolis, Mattthew; Farrar, Straus And Giroux; 1st Edition; Fine/Near Fine. Fantastic illustrations by Sendak. Bright brown boards with bright gilt lettering. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has just a bit of shelf rub at the edges. Now in protective sleeve. An excellent gift! Told in comic book format. The authors tell a cautionary tale of two kids and how they learn to have a happy, loving relationship with their new puppy. Wonderfully illustrated throughout which makes it more enduring and amusing for all who read it... Or look at the pictures.; $ 30.00 US; Childrens Books Comic Books Childrens Books
Katherine by Seton, Anya; Hodder And Stoughton, Ltd; Very Good Plus/No Jacket. Attractive red boards with gilt lettering. Name and date very neatly written at front top inside board. Just a bit of shelf rub to edge. Spine is lightly sunned. Outside page edges are lightly age tanned. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. In telling this story of Katherine Swynford and John of Gaunt, the great Duke of Lancaster, it has throughout been my anxious endeavour to use nothing but historical fact when these facts are known and a great deal is known about the fourteenth century in England.; $ 15.00 US; Fiction:: Historical Fiction
Journal of Air Law and Commerce, Volume 67, No. 1, Winter 2002 by Singer, Evan; Birdsong, Misty (Eds) ; Southern Methodist University; 1st Edition; Fine condition. No creases. Solid, clean. Winter, 2002, Volume 67, Number 1; 2001 Airline Security and Economic Symposium; Introduction: Freedom versus Fear: The Future of Air Travel; Panel Discussion: The Future of Airline Travel; Robert Crandall, Security for the Future: Let's get our Airlines Flying. Othere articles are: Attacks on America: Heightened Security Measures on Privacy Implications; Analysis of the Department of Justice Regulations for the September 11th victim Compensation Fund; Discussion on a New Bill for the American People about the Victim Fund of 2001 and protection of the Airline Industry, and other comments.; $ 30.00 US; Law
JFK: The Last Dissenting Witness by Sloan, Bill; Hill, Jean; Stone, Oliver (Foreword) ; Pelican; Fine/Very Good Plus. Handsome black boards with bright red metallic lettering and illustration. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has two small sticker scars right in the middle of the front panel. Now in protective sleeve. November 22, 1963, is a day not easily forgotten. A sunny, picturesque Dallas day quickly turned to calamity when several shots descended on the presidental motorcade at Dealy Plaza near the Texas School Book Depository. Amid the confusion were two people with unique vantage points: Abraham Zapruder and Jean Hill. Zapruder, armed with his Super Eight camera, captured what the only motion picture footage of the assassination. In Zapruder's film, a woman in a red raincoat can be seen. This woman is Jean Hill, who today is the last eyewitness openly to dispute the Warren Commission's verdict that Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone.; $ 15.00 US; History United States American
Evolution, A Fantasy - When You Were a Tadpole and I Was a Fish by Smith, Langdon; Browne, Lewis Allen (Intro) ; John W. Luce; 1st Edition; Good/No Jacket. Book is solid and clean. Illustrations are fantastic. Paper cover over boards is very tanned at edges and spine. Has tiny chips and one closed tear at spine edge. Design on front cover and bright gilt lettering is very nice. Name and date very neatly written at front top inside board. Gift inscription, in pencil, dated 10/20/21. Boards are straight, spine is square and pages are otherwise clean. Evolution was Langdon Smith's most popular work. " When You were a tadpole and I was a fish, In the Paleozoic time, and side by side on the ebbing tide We sprawled through ooze and slime, Or skittered with many a caudal flip Through the depths of Cambrian fen, My heart was rife with the joy of life, for I loved you even then." ; $ 25.00 US; Fantasy Poetry
The Big Questions: a Short Introduction to Philosophy, Fifth Edition by Solomon, Robert C. ; Harcourt Brace; 5th Edition; Near Fine condition. 5th Edition. No reading creases. Bump causing bend crease to front bottom corner. Solid, clean. Philosophy is sometimes treated as an extremely esoteric, abstract, and specialized subject that has little to do with any other subjects of study or with the rest of our lives. This is simply untrue. Philosophy is nothing less than the attempt to understand who we are and what we think of ourselves. (Preface) . Appendix, Glossary, Index included.; $ 15.00 US; Philosophy
Introducing Philosophy: a Text with Integrated Readings, Sixth Edition by Solomon, Robert C. ; Harcourt Brace; 6th Edition; Near Fine condition. No creases. Tiny bit of shelf rub to bottom edge. Solid, clean. This book is intended primarily as a textbook for a one or two semester introductory course and provides the course materials from which instructors and students can focus on a variety of problems and perspectives. Brief Biographies are provided, Bibliography, Glossary, Index, and Literary Credits included.; $ 25.00 US; Philosophy
A History of the Aztecs and the Mayas and Their Conquest by Sundel, Alfred; Collier MacMillan; 1st Edition; Very Good condition. Very shallow reading creases. Just a bit of shelf rub to edges. Soft bump to corners. Outside page edges lightly age tanned. Solid, clean. Illustrated with maps and archaeological finds. The rise and fall of America's first great civilization. ; $ 10.00 US; History
What's Happening to U. S. Banking? How You Can be Protected (From the Final Meltdown) by Surratt, Marshall E. ; Commercial Publishers; 1st Edition; Near Fine/Fine. Beautiful shiny brown boards with bright gilt lettering. Tiny dot top edge of one page. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is Fine! In protective sleeve. An excellent gift! The United States, long the economic leader, with a strong dollar and banking system, what went wrong? What is happening to the dollar, worth today one tenth what it once was? Where is the financial leadership we long took for granted, in our largest cities, in our smallest towns? How can we compete internationally? Part of the problem may be government and unrestrained deficit spending. The author documents the skyrocketing pattern of what Congress pays itself, up more than 100 percent in the past decade, more than twice the cost of living increase for the rest of us. But we can learn from some examples in the private sector, the author suggests. Finally, what heritage are we leaving our grandchildren? What are the examples we must set? Readers will find challenges from the author, which only they, the ordinary citizens of the United States, can answer.; $ 18.00 US; Business:: Finance Economics
Philip K. Dick & the Umbrella of Light, SF Author Studies 1 by Taylor, Angus; T. K. Graphics; 1st Edition; Fine condition. Stapled wraps. No creases. Solid, clean. An excellent gift! Great illustrations by C. Lee Healy. This book is Science Fiction Studies 1, published in 1975. Part of the essay has appeared in the British Journal Foundation. No 4, July 1973 in an article called "Can God Fly? Can He Hold Out His Arms and Fly? From Introduction: What follows is essentially an overview of Dick's Fiction, as I see it. I have not been concerned to do a detailed story-by-story analysis of this author's voluminous work; nor have I attempted much in the way of assessing literary merit. It seemed to me the significance of Dick's work is to discover and lay forth the basic themes and style that unify his writings and reveal his world-view.; $ 25.00 US; Literary Criticism
Creadores De La Imagen Historica De Mexico by Torner, Florentino M. ; Coleccion Ideas, Letras Y Vida; Near Fine condition. All text in Spanish. Trade Paperback. No creases. Just a bit of shelf rub to back cover. Solid, clean. Beautifully illustrated cover. A nice gift! All text is in Spanish. Coleccion Ideas, Letras y Vida. The people that shaped Mexico, biographies, letters, etc. Indice. ; $ 20.00 US; History espanol Language Spanish
Charter of the United Nations and Statute of the International Court of Justice by United Nations; United Nations; Reprint; Very Good Plus condition. Blue stapled wraps. No creases. Just a bit of shelf rub to edges. Tiny red check marks to pages 1, 2 & 3. Solid, otherwise clean. Listed are the Purposes & Principles, the Membership, The General Assembly, The Charter and the Articles, and much more.; $ 10.00 US; Law
Ports of Call and Lurulu by Vance, Jack; SFBC; Book Club Edition; Fine/Fine. New. Not a used book. Un-read tight. An excellent gift! Two great Jack Vance stories in one book. Black boards with bright gilt lettering. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is also Fine. In protective sleeve. Fantastic art work by John Harris. Myron Tany leads a dangerous life. It's fun, too. And really strange. It all starts when he takes off with his aunt, Hester Lajoie, in the space yacht she won in a lawsuit. Or rather, it all starts when she get tired of his company and puts him off on the planet Taubty. After nearly getting arrested for littering, Myron lands a job as a cargo master on the spaceship Glicca and heads out to visit various ports of call. ; $ 28.00 US; Brand New Science Fiction & Fantasy
Philosophy: a Text with Readings, Seventh Edition - INSTRUCTOR"S Edition by Velasquez, Manuel; Wadsworth; 7th Edition; Very Good/No Jacket. Seventh Edition. INSTRUCTOR'S Edition. Full number sequence. Beautifully illustrated glossy boards. Printed endpapers. Coffee stain to top outside page edges, affecting the top endpaper pages. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are otherwise clean. Every chapter of this edition incorporates new material or extensively rewritten material. Philosophy comes from the Greek words philen, meaning to love and sophia, meaning wisdom. Philosophy is the love of wisdom. It is the pursuit of wisdom about what it means to be a human being, what the fundamental nature of God and reality is, what the sources and limited of our knowledge are, and what is good and right in our lives and in our societies.; $ 40.00 US; Philosophy
Tree Finder: a Pocket Manual for Identification of Trees by Their Leaves by Watts, May Theilgaard; Nature Study Guild; Reprint; Near Fine condition. 1963 edition. No creases. Forest Heritage Center price sticker on front cover. Solid, clean. An excellent gift! Illustrated pocket size guide to help you identify trees by their leaves.; $ 10.00 US; Gardening
Literary and Library Prizes 7th Edition, Revised and Enlarged by Weber, Olga S. (Ed) ; R. R. Bowker; 7th Edition; Very Good/No Jacket. Seventh Edition - Revised and Enlarged. University ex-library book with stamps and spine label in pen. Spine is lightly sun faded. Very attractive decorated black and yellow boards with gilt & black lettering and gilt illustrated decorations. Gold endpapers. Tiny bit of shelf rub to spine tips. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square, and pages are otherwise clean. The reasons for granting an award are as various as the reasons for writing a book. A book that wins a prize cannot fail to win readers. It is a way of calling attention to that which is superior. American, Canadian, British and International prizes are listed. Several sheets are tipped in on back endpapers of prizes awarded in later years, 1972 and 1973. Index Included.; $ 15.00 US; Books Books
Long Day's Journey Into War - December 7, 1941 by Weintraub, Stanley; Truman Talley / Dutton; 1st Edition; Fine/Fine. Attractive black cloth on gray boards with bright silver lettering. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is Fine! In protective sleeve. An excellent gift! Stanley Weintraub's book is a superb look at the events which led to America's entry into World War II. It goes beyond the bombing of Pearl Harbor to discuss the war in Europe. President Roosevelt's decision and action on December 8, 1941. It brings the readers into the lives of the activities of ordinary citizens and how the bombing and war completely altered their lives. ; $ 20.00 US; World War
The Fountain Overflows by West, Rebecca; Viking Press; Very Good Plus/Very Good Plus. Second printing before publication. Handsome red and tan decorated cloth boards with gilt and red lettering. Tiny name to top inside board. Outside page edges lightly age tanned. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has tiny chips and one closed trea along top edge. Spine is sunned. Now in protective sleeve. A novel about a family in London some fifty years ago. For wisdom, for entertainment, for long remembrance, this novel is a rare readig joy. Its specal achievement is the vivid sense of life Miss West creates around the Aubrey family.; $ 15.00 US; Fiction
A Soldier Reports by Weston, J. Fred; Brigham, Eugene F. ; Doubleday; Book Club (BCE/BOMC); Very Good/Very Good. Solid binding and hinges. Attractive Blue on black boards with bright gilt lettering. Mapped endpapers. Tiny bit of shelf rub to edges. Bump to bottom front corner. Outside page edges are very, very lightly age tanned. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has tee-niny closed tears to bottom and top edges and top back corner tip. Bump to front bottom corner. White part of DJ is age tanned - more so at spine and flap folds. Tiny tear top spine tip and back top corner tip. Now in protective sleeve. This is a personal account of the life and career that in the course of almost 40 years of service spanned the incredible evolution of the United States Army, from wooden-wheeled artillery to antiballistic missles, from horse to spaceship, from draftee army to volunteer army and back to volunteers - all told from with anecdote and insight by a man who served his country, both on and off the battlefield, with the highest distinction.; $ 15.00 US; Autobiography
All Judgment Fled; Tomorrow Is Too Far (2 Books) by White, James; Ballantine; 1st Ballantine Edition; Very Good Plus condition. TWO books. Both have no spine reading creases. Both have light front hinge reading creases. Just a bit of shelf rub to cover edges. Solid, clean. Great artwork to covers. ALL JUDGMENT FLED: 1970, 1st printing, 215 pages; ISBN: 0345020162; TOMORROW IS TOO FAR: 1971, PBO, 1st printing, 183 pages, ISBN: 0345021509. Great Reading! ; $ 6.00 US; Science Fiction & Fantasy Science Fiction & Fantasy
La Fayette, Volume I and II by Whitlock, Brand; D. Appleton And Company; Veyr Good/No Jacket. TWO Books. Volume I and II. University ex-library with stamps, pocket and spine label pen. Attractive Navy blue cloth boards with gilt illustrations and lettering. Just a bit of shelf rub to spine tips and corner tips. Gilt top page edges. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are otherwise clean. Illustrated in black and white photocopies. This is a two volume biography of La Fayette. Volume I covers his life from 1757 to 1792. 475 pages; Volume II covers La Fayette's life from 1792 to 1834. 452 pages ; $ 25.00 US; Biography
Review of the United Nations Charter: a Collection of Documents - 83rd Congress, 2d Session Senate Document No. 87 - Subcommittee on the United Nations Charter Pursuant to S. Res.126, 83rd Congress, 1st Session by Wiley, Alexander; United States Government; Reprint; Very Good condition. Large Trade paperback. Reading creases. Sun tanned spine and edges. Spine lean. Prior owner's neat hand signature to top front corner. Just a bit of shelf wear to edges. Wrinkle to back cover from incorrect storage. Solid, otherwise clean. Subcommittee on the United Nations Charter, Pursuant to S. Res. 126, 83rd Congress, 1st Session. A Collection of the Documents in regard to United Nations Charter. ; $ 30.00 US; Law
The American Spirit in Letters, the Pageant of America: Independence Edition Volume XI (11) by Williams, Stanley Thomas; Yale University Press; 1st Edition; Very Good/No Jacket. Volume 11 only. University Ex-library Reference Book with stamps, spine label and no pocket. Just a bit of shelf rub at edges. Outside page edges are age tanned. Handsome navy blue cloth boards with gilt lettering and gilt illustrations. Endpapers with patriotic design. A neat name plate "presented to Southern University School of Theology" by Bishop J. M. Moore, September, 1942 typed in. Book has great illustrations throughout of American writers and some paintings. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are otherwise clean. The history of American writers. American writing is the outgrowth of the contacts with life and thought that the national writers have had the fortune to experience. In a sense literature is the expression, though not the only expression, of the experience of the people. Index included.; $ 20.00 US; History United States American
McClure's Magazine and the Muckrakers by Wilson, Harold S. ; Princeton University Press; 1st Edition; Very Good/No Jacket. University ex-library book with stamps, pocket and spine label pen. Strong binding and hinges. Very attractive cloth beige boards with bright gilt lettering. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square, and pages are otherwise clean. History of McClure's Magazine which started as an inexpensive monthly in 1893, and became by common assent the leading muckraking journal.; $ 20.00 US; Magazine
Reinvent Your Work: How to Rejuvenate, Revamp, or Recreate Your Career by Zimmerman, Felicia; Dearborn Trade Publishing; 1st Edition; Fine condition. Full number sequence. No creases. Solid, clean. An excelent gift! Some may reinvigorate stale jobs or change positions within their companies, while others may need to switch companies, break into new industires, or even start their own ventures. Those who use Reinvent Your Work to help chart their course will: Discover five types of reinvention; Assess their industry, company, and personal situation; Build their reinvention ideal; Develop a resourceful and practical approach, and Execute their reinvention flawlessly. Felicia Zimmerson outlines seven steps to implementing a reinvention game plan. She brings to life the many faces reinvention can take through the stories of high-profile individuals who have reinvented themselves, their work, and their companies.; $ 8.00 US; Careers
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