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1 Arduini, Maria Lodovica; W. Lourdaux and D. Verhelst (editors) 'MAGISTRA RATIONE': 'AUCTORITAS', 'TRADITIO', 'RATIO' VON ANSELM BIS ADELARD VON BATH (Offprint from BENEDICTINE CULTURE 750-1050)
[Leuven, Belgium] Leuven University Press 1983 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Gray wraps containing offprint from larger work, text in German with Latin quotes, index at rear in English. ; 6 x 9.5"; 190-233 pp; Cover edges toned with one small chip at edges, internally fine. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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2 Lang, Andrew Ban and Arriere Ban: A Rally of Fugitive Rhymes
London Longmans, Green & Company 1894 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Green cloth over beveled boards, gilt titling and top edge, frontispiece illustration by H. J. Ford, errata slip tipped in. Also tipped in on the front endpaper is a note from the publisher to a prospective seller "Messrs. Longmans intend this book to be sold to the Public at the advertised price, and supply it to the Trade on terms which will not allow of discount." ; 4.5 x 7"; xiv, 118 pp; Boards a trifle shelfworn, but overall a very nice copy of this title with little sign of use. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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BONHOMME: French Canadian Stories and Sketches, Walsh, Henry Cecil
3 Walsh, Henry Cecil BONHOMME: French Canadian Stories and Sketches
Toronto William Briggs 1899 First Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
With Twelve Illustrations by William Brymner, R.C.A. Publishers green cloth, green illustration and gilt lettering to front and spine.; 5-1/2" x 7-3/4"; 252 pp; A good copy, though with many defects. Front cover with spot at bottom, rear cover with several such spots, rear board with worn spot along bottom edge, spine dulled and with wear at top and bottom, front endpaper with stain, both endpapers are severely toned with resultant toning to adjacent leaves, both hinges are cracked though holding well, front flyleaf with inscription "Sweetheart from sweetheart", FFEP chipped and edgeworn, next two leaves worn along right edge, a few pages have creased corners, pages are free of writing and generally clean though the occasional spot is found. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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Bookplate of "The Narthex", Harvard Lampoon, Anon.
4 Anon. Bookplate of "The Narthex", Harvard Lampoon
[Cambridge, Mass.] Harvard Lampoon Softcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
The bookplate is found inside the front cover of a rather pedestrian copy of Walter Muir Whitehill's BOSTON: A Topographical History. Cambridge: Belknap Press, 1963. A second printing in soiled green boards without DJ.; The bookplate has some creases as mounted and remains very well preserved. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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entretiens 34 / beat generation, Le Pellec, Yves (publie sous la direction)
5 Le Pellec, Yves (publie sous la direction) entretiens 34 / beat generation
Rodez [France] Editions Subervie 1975 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Special number of entretiens, with contributions by Ginsberg, Kerouac, Creeley, Ferlinghetti, Corso, Michael McClure and others, illustrated with b&w photos on plates, additional drawings. White wraps, perfect bound, cover photo of Ginsberg, text generally in French, with many of the contributions in their original language (e.g. English), Bibliograph ie Selective at rear. ; 7" x 9"; 288 pp; Covers lightly worn, pages lightly worn at corners, clean and unmarked. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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FINGER PRINTS SIMPLIFIED: A Handbook of the Science of Finger Print Identification, Holt, James
6 Holt, James FINGER PRINTS SIMPLIFIED: A Handbook of the Science of Finger Print Identification
Chicago Frederick J. Drake & Co. (1920) First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Publishers green cloth with black lettering, frontispiece and additional illustrations. ; 5" x 7-1/2"; 134 pp; Covers worn esp at corners and spine ends, front hinge well cracked (nearly detached), signatures are loose. The entire (sewn) binding is still holding together but must be handled carefully or repaired. Prior owner name in pencil to FFEP, another stamped to rear flyleaf, pencil notes inside rear cover and briefly on one other page. Otherwise clean and unmarked. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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GUERILLA GIRLS TALK BACK, The First Five Years A Retrospective: 1985 - 1990
7 GUERILLA GIRLS TALK BACK, The First Five Years A Retrospective: 1985 - 1990
San Rafael, CA Falkirk Cultural Center [1991] Softcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Stiff wraps, stapled, illustrated. ; 9" x 9"; [48] pp; Covers lightly soiled, no tears or writing. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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HIGHLAND CLEARANCES. Donald MacLeod's GLOOMY MEMORIES in the Highlands of Scotland versus Mrs. Harriet Beecher Stowe's SUNNY MEMORIES., MacLeod, Donald
8 MacLeod, Donald HIGHLAND CLEARANCES. Donald MacLeod's GLOOMY MEMORIES in the Highlands of Scotland versus Mrs. Harriet Beecher Stowe's SUNNY MEMORIES.
Glasgow Archd. Sinclair Later Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Green cloth, gilt lettering to front. Undated, after 1886. ; 5-1/2" x 8-1/2"; xvi, 212 pp; Covers lightly rubbed, solid binding, endpapers quite foxed, stamp of Glasgow bookseller Alex. Maclaren & Sons inside front cover, inked prior owner name to FFEP, paper toned. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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JOKES THAT WE MEET: Humorous Illustrations for the Writer, Talker and Speaker, Shurter, Edwin DuBois
9 Shurter, Edwin DuBois JOKES THAT WE MEET: Humorous Illustrations for the Writer, Talker and Speaker
Austin, Texas and San Francisco, California South-West Publishing Company 1910 Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
Scarce title offering humor for public speakers. Red cloth, gilt lettering. ; 4.5 x 6"; 206 pp; Prior owner name inside front cover, closed tear to pps 109-110, minor cover wear. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10 Staheli, Julie West KACHINA DOLLS: Color and Cut-out Collection Adapted from Hopi Originals
San Francisco Troubador Press 1974 0-912300-44-2 / 9780912300443 Second Printing Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Contains 15 drawings of various Kachina dolls, ready to be cut out, folded and colored. Stiff wraps, color cover illustrations, pages printed on card stock, not numbered. ; 9-1/2" x 12-1/2"; [32] pp; Covers slightly rubbed, solied and edgeworn. Pages with slight corner wear and clean, bright and free of tears or writing. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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L'EUROPE et LE MONDE, Brandenburg, Erich
11 Brandenburg, Erich L'EUROPE et LE MONDE
Paris Editions de la Toison d'Or 1943 Softcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Original publishers wraps, text in French.; 5-3/4" x 8"; 317 pp; Unread, with unopened pages. Wraps lightly toned, prior owner name stamped inside front cover, initials stamped discretely on rear cover. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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La pittura ad ago in Piemonte, Il "Bandera", Goglino, Margherita
12 Goglino, Margherita La pittura ad ago in Piemonte, Il "Bandera"
Torino (Italy) Ananke (2002) 88-7325-020-3 / 9788873250203 Softcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Stiff card covers with French fold flaps,.color cover illustrations, red lettering, well-illustrated in color, text in Italian. ; 8-1/4" x 11" (20,3 x 28 cm); 104 pp; Slight cover wear, no inscriptions, no tears or writing. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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LE PRIX NOBEL / The Nobel Prizes 1995 Nobel Prizes, Presentations, Biographies, and Lectures, Frangsmyr, Tore (Editor); Martin L. Perl, Frederick Reines, Seamus Heaney, Robert E. Lucas, Jr. et. al.
13 Frangsmyr, Tore (Editor); Martin L. Perl, Frederick Reines, Seamus Heaney, Robert E. Lucas, Jr. et. al. LE PRIX NOBEL / The Nobel Prizes 1995 Nobel Prizes, Presentations, Biographies, and Lectures
Stockholm, Sweden Almqvist & Wiksell International 1996 91-85848-255 / 9789185848256 Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
Includes the Nobel Lectures of the 1995 prize winners. White boards, lettered front and spine in red and gray, illustrations include some color.; 6-1/2" x 9-3/4"; 387 pp; Boards worn with bumped corners, two creases on front cover, binding slightly cocked. Internally fine. Original glassine wrapper present but edgeworn with minor losses along the edges. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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14 Dolenc, Milan Lipizzaner: The Story of the Horses of Lipica Commemorating the 400th Anniversary of the Lipizzaner
St. Paul, Minnesota Control Data Arts 1981 0-89893-172-X / 9780898931723 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Black cloth, lettered on spine, b&w pictorial endpapers, first 72 pages illustrated in b&w, plates containing color photographs follow. First English language edition, translated by Zarko Harvat and Susan Ann Pechy. Lipica is in Slovenia; the copyright is from Ljubljana, Yugoslavia. Heavy, USPS Media Mail as expected, others extra.; 9-1/4" x 11-1/2"; 169 pp; Book slightly bumped at top of spine, else fine. Dust jacket creased on inside front panel, very slightly shelfworn and also bumped at top of spine, not price clipped ($18.95). 
Price: 15.00 USD
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MACKINAC STRAITS BRIDGE: Between Mackinaw City & St. Ignace, Mich., 1955 to 1957, United States Steel Corporation
15 United States Steel Corporation MACKINAC STRAITS BRIDGE: Between Mackinaw City & St. Ignace, Mich., 1955 to 1957
United States Steel Corporation 1958? Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Original United States Steel construction report for this bridge. Loose-leaf pages bound in a green report cover with brass fasteners, blindstamped USS logo to front of cover, report identifies Field Engineers for each part of the project and discusses each part of the construction process -- Towers, Cable Bents, Anchorages, Suspended Spans, Sidewalk Railing, etc. with detailed notes on construction and an accounting of the costs, includes fold-out Progress Chart with drawing of bridge and a Cable Spinning - Tonnage Chart. Title and author from cover; report contains no identification of creator or intended audience apart from E.E.M. and an illegible name written in pencil to first page. No institutional copies located in Worldcat. ; 9" x 11-1/4"; 74 pp; The contract for the Mackinac Straits Bridge was signed December 17, 1953, and erection started with the setting of the Main Tower Base Plates on July 2, 1955. Work progressed throught the 1955, 1956, and 1957 construction seasons. All work halted on the water from approximately December through March each wintrer due to ice. The bridge was opened for traffic November 1, 1957, and painting was completed late in 1958.; Mild cover wear, no writing apart from described notes to first page. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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Marcello Gallian: La battaglia antiborghese di un fascista anarchico, Buchignani, Paolo
16 Buchignani, Paolo Marcello Gallian: La battaglia antiborghese di un fascista anarchico
Roma Bonacci Editore (1984) Softcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
I FATTI DELLA STORIA Collana diretta da Renzo De Felice, Saggi 12. Stiff red wraps, french fold flaps, perfect bound, white cover lettering, text in Italian.; 5-1/4" x 8" (13 x 20 cm); 188 pp; Bumped at upper left. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Mental Masturbation, Costilow, Thomas
17 Costilow, Thomas Mental Masturbation
(1974) Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
White wraps, perfect bound, Cover Design by Mark Howell. No place, publisher or edition noted. An uncommon title. ; 5-1/4" x 8-1/4"; 148 pp; Covers lightly worn, pages clean and unmarked apart from a faint stain on p 7 and a faint marginal stain seen on pp 75-76. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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notebooks 1959 - 1971, Halprin, Lawrence
18 Halprin, Lawrence notebooks 1959 - 1971
Cambridge, Massachusetts and London, England The MIT Press 1972 0 262 08051 6 / 9780262080514 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Black pebbled cloth, pastedown label to front with black lettering, pastedown label to rear with portrait of author, yellow spine lettering, black endpapers with white sketches, text and illustrations drawn by the author.; 8" x 10"; 377 pp; Slight wear to corners of covers, slight soiling to pastedown labels, light soiling to edges of pages, prior owner label to front flyleaf overwritten with inked prior owner name, two pages with wear along right edgefollowed by a page with light soiling, pages otherwise clean and unmarked. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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SHARK! SHARK! The Thirty-Year Odyssey of a Pioneer Shark Hunter, Young, Captain William E. as told to Horace S. Mazet
19 Young, Captain William E. as told to Horace S. Mazet SHARK! SHARK! The Thirty-Year Odyssey of a Pioneer Shark Hunter
New York Gotham House 1933 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Tan cloth boards, brown shark leather spine, front cover with impressed image of shark, gilt spine lettering, end papers and drawings of sharks by Helen Sewell, photographs. ; 6-1/2" x 9-3/4"; 287 pp; A few tiny spots of wear to the leather at the top and bottom of the spine and one more spot along the rear hinge, otherwise very little wear -- clean boards, solid hinges, no inscriptions, pages clean and unmarked. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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SIX THEORIES OF MIND, Morris, Charles W.
20 Morris, Charles W. SIX THEORIES OF MIND
Chicago, Illinois The University of Chicago Press 1932 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good- in Good dust jacket 
Green cloth, gilt spine lettering, ragged right and bottom edges, Published June 1932. Tan dust jacket lettered in green. ; 6" x 8-1/2"; xi, 337 pp; Spine sunned at top and bottom, quite bumped at right corner - seen on boards and pages, underlining in light pencil to about 10 pages at the front, solid hinges. Dust jacket spine quite toned, well worn along joints and with a few small losses, not price clipped ($4.00), in clear protective cover. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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