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Image for To Celebrate:  Reshaping Holidays and Rites of Passage

To Celebrate: Reshaping Holidays and Rites of Passage

By: Alternatives

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Ellenwood, GA, Alternatives: 1988

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 000978

Condition: Very Good


Ellenwood, GA: Alternatives, 1988. A month-by-month review of multi-cultural celebrations and observances (many not well known), with suggestions about how to relate these days to a more meaningful life. Includes sections on the Sabbath, Christmas, gift giving and food - an example being the connections between the Sabbath, Holy Communion and World Hunger. Also includes suggestions on how to honor life's passages such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, graduation, re... View more info

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Simplifying Complex Scenes in Watercolor

By: Beattie, Malcolm

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Verdi, Nevada, U.S.A., Intl Artist Pub Inc: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030717

ISBN: 1929834241

Condition: Very Good


Verdi, Nevada, U.S.A.: Intl Artist Pub Inc, 2003. First edition, first printing. Bright red hardcover with color illustrated dustjacket. Trace of rubbing at lower edge, otherwise about fine condition with firm binding, date and initials at lower corner of rear pastedown (beneath dustjacket flap), no other names or markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is about fine, no chips or tears.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" ta... View more info

Image for Letters to a Young Lady, on a Variety of Useful and Interesting Subjects, Calculated to Improve the Heart, to Form the Manners, and Enlighten the Understanding.  Vol. II (of two)

Letters to a Young Lady, on a Variety of Useful and Interesting Subjects, Calculated to Improve the Heart, to Form the Manners, and Enlighten the Understanding. Vol. II (of two)

By: Bennett, John

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Warrington, W. Eyres, for the Author: 1789

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001239

Condition: Good


Warrington: W. Eyres, for the Author, 1789. First edition. Volume II only of this guide-book for the personal development of young ladies, written in the form of letters. Full calf, red spine label, gilt gilt decorated spine, 271 pages plus one page advertisement. Front cover and front free endpaper detached, some edgewear to the covers and chipping to the spine, text block sound with no loosened pages, pages quite clean with a minimum of foxing, mainly confined to th... View more info

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Ourselves and Our Children: A Book by and for Parents

By: Boston Women's Health Book Collective

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004435

ISBN: 0394410602

Condition: Very Good


New York: Random House, 1978. First edition [1978]. Resource for parents by the authors of Our Bodies, Ourselves - a common sense guide to modern parenting. Includes: Considering Parenthood; Beginning Parenthood; The Middle Years; The Teenae Years; Being Parents of Grownups; Sharing Parenthood; Familites: The Context for our Parenting; Society's Impact on Families; and Helping Ourselves and Finding Help. White boards with black cloth spine, 288 pages, printed dustjac... View more info

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The Brahma Dharma or Religion of One God

By: Brahminic Writings. Hindu Religion. Vedantic [Vedanta] Societies

Price: $1,150.00

Publisher: Calcutta, India, Printed at the Probhakur Press: 1850

Seller ID: 032980

Condition: Fair


Calcutta, India: Printed at the Probhakur Press, 1850. Undated, ca. 1850s. Softcover booklet with stitched binding, 18.5cm tall, 45 pages. Unknown whether issued with with separate covers, but the stitching would suggest it was not. Edgeworn copy with light chipping to the edges of the first and final leaves, rear cover barely hanging on, tiny closed tear to outer margins throughout (not affecting text), name at top of title page, additional notation in pencil: "... View more info

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Klassisches Vergissmeinnicht Fur Alle Tage Des Jarhes [Birthday Book]

By: Braun, Clara

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Stuttgart, Greiner & Offiffer: 1880

Seller ID: 012605

Condition: Good


Stuttgart: Greiner & Offiffer, 1880. Undated, ca. 1880. In German. A birthday book, with a verse for each day of the year, a lovely chromolothographed plate for each season. Blue cloth heavily decorated in black and white, gilt lettering, all edges gilt, patterned endpapers, about 370 pages including advertisements at the back. Covers worn and rubbed, especially at the covers and spine ends, coloring worn right off at the top of the book from repeated handling, good ... View more info

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Stationene Des Glaubens. Aus Den Schriften Gesammelt

By: Buber, Martin

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Frankfurt, Germany, Insel-Verlag: 1956

Seller ID: 005290

Condition: Very Good


Frankfurt, Germany: Insel-Verlag, 1956. In German. Published 1956. Insel-Bucherei Nr. 639. Patterned boards with spine and cover labels, 83 pages. Light rubbing to corners and spine ends, internally very clean with no names or other markings. . Hard Cover. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. View more info

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The Atchievements of the Sage and Valiant Don Quixote De La Mancha. Part II. Book I.

By: Cervantes, Michel (Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra)

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, Printed By W. Lewis: 1850

Seller ID: 001238

Condition: Fair


London: Printed By W. Lewis, 1850. Undated, mid 19th century, ca. 1850. This part only of the "Atcheivements" of Don Quixote, sans title page, so the publisher and date are undetermined. Paper covered boards with calf spine, a chunky 598 pages. Marbling worn off front board, both boards quite worn and chipped, calf spine may have been an old repair. Front hinge broken, some separation of signatures within the text block, no endpapers, name excised from head o... View more info

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The Affecting History of the Children in the Woods

By: Chapbook. Toy Book

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Concord, M. G. Atwood: 1835

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036662

Condition: Fair


Concord: M. G. Atwood, 1835. First edition, title page dated 1835. Fifth Series, No. 8. Green softcover, 4 inches tall, 16 pages, engravings inside both covers, engraving on title page, six additional engravings and small vignette at the end. Some expected wear from use, including a few tiny edge chips, light cover soil, covers a little loosened from binding but still well attached, pages age-toned but clean with some fairly uniform light foxing, no names or other markin... View more info

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Proverbi Del Veneto

By: Cibotto, G. A.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Milan, Aldo Martello Editore: 1967

Seller ID: 002459

Condition: Very Good


Milan: Aldo Martello Editore, 1967. In Italian. Attractive publication generously illustrated with small woodcuts. Blue softcover printed in black and white, uncut edges, 121 pages. Very clean copy with some light shelfwear to the covers, note in Italian on third blank page, pages very clean and otherwise unmarked.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. View more info

Image for The Friend:  A Series of Essays to Aid in the Formation of Fixed Principles in Politics, Morals, and Religion, with Literary Amusements Interspersed

The Friend: A Series of Essays to Aid in the Formation of Fixed Principles in Politics, Morals, and Religion, with Literary Amusements Interspersed

By: Coleridge, S. T.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Burlington [Vermont], Chauncey Goodrich: 1831

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 000559

Condition: Fair


Burlington [Vermont]: Chauncey Goodrich, 1831. First edition. Complete in one volume. Tan paper covered boards, spine label, 510 pages. Externally very worn, with covers attached by binder's cords only. Internally better, with pages lightly to heavily foxed, free from significant chips or tears. Twenty leaves affected by worming in the far outer margins. Text block holding firm with no pages loosened other than the front free endpaper, which is detached but present... View more info

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The Northern Light

By: Cronin, A. J.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001959

Condition: Very Good


Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1958. Black cloth, 308 pages, printed dustjacket. Some very light external wear, good hinges, firm binding, very clean pages free from names or other markings. Mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and has some tiny edge chips and tears, light soil, little paper loss. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Jeg Modte Min Kaere Slaegt

By: Dawson, Carolyn Byrd. Translated By Inga Utzon Andersen

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Kobenhavn [Copenhagen], Denmark, Martins Forlag: 1946

Seller ID: 013750

Condition: Very Good


Kobenhavn [Copenhagen], Denmark: Martins Forlag, 1946. In Danish. Published 1946. Attractively bound in three quarter tan calf over marbled boards, 287 pages. Some shelfwear and rubbing to the extremities, spine leather a little dried but stabilized, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages with a bit of foxing to the title page, no names or other markings.. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

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La Crise : La Jungle En Folie

By: Delinx, Mic. Texte De Godard

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Bruxelles [Brussels], Rossel Edition: 1968

Seller ID: 003653

Condition: Good


Bruxelles [Brussels]: Rossel Edition, 1968. Undated - late 1960s or early 1970s. Color comic strips in French. Laminated pictorial boards, pictorial endpapers, 48 pages. Light external wear, binding sound at the endpapers but separated near the middle with the binding visible in between. Names on front free endpaper, pages otherwise very clean.. Hard Cover. Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. View more info

Image for Skyldig - Ikke Skyldig.  Oversat Af Astrid Juel-Nissen

Skyldig - Ikke Skyldig. Oversat Af Astrid Juel-Nissen

By: Doppee, Francois

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Kobenhavn [Copenhagen], Denmark, Nationalforlaget: 1928

Seller ID: 013757

Condition: Very Good


Kobenhavn [Copenhagen], Denmark: Nationalforlaget, 1928. In Danish. Published 1928. Handsomely bound copy in three quarter tan calf over marbled boards, gilt spine lettering, other spine decoration in gilt, 295 pages. Some shelfwear, mainly rubbing to the extremities, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages free from names or other markings.. Hard Cover. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. View more info

Image for Nouveaux livres De Stall.  Purete et Verite :  Ce Que Toute Fillette Devrait Savoir

Nouveaux livres De Stall. Purete et Verite : Ce Que Toute Fillette Devrait Savoir

By: Edition Revue et Adaptee Par Le Docteur Andre Arthur

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Geneve-Paris, Editions Jeheber: 1947

Seller ID: 003936

Condition: Fair


Geneve-Paris: Editions Jeheber, 1947. Dated 1947. In French. Tan softcover printed in blue-gray, 167 pages. Some cover wear, mainly chipping along the spine, sound text block, clean pages with no names or other markings.. Hard Cover. Fair. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. View more info

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Remscheider Bilderbogen

By: Eulenhofer, Max. In Zusammenarbeit Mit Elsbeth Rohrig Und Gustav Hermann Halbach

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N. P., Herbst: 1950

Seller ID: 003535

Condition: Good


N. P.: Herbst, 1950. In German. Illustrated with many black and white plates. Tan hardcover with blue cloth edges and spine, 152 pages. Some light cover wear and surface soil, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages with an elaborate notation in German on the front free endpaper. . Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

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Conrad Ferdinand Meyer. Sein Leben Und Seine Werke

By: Frey, Adolf

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Stuttgart Und Berlin, N.P.: 1909

Seller ID: 011276

Condition: Very Good


Stuttgart Und Berlin: N.P., 1909. In German. Published 1909. Dark blue cloth lettered in gilt, top edge tinted red, 412 pages. Near fine with minimal edgewear, good hinges, sound text block, very clean pages free from names or other markings.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

Image for Das Neckar Land Und Seine Industrie [The Neckar Valley and Its Industries]

Das Neckar Land Und Seine Industrie [The Neckar Valley and Its Industries]

By: Germany

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Koln, Verlag M. Dumont Schauberg: 1952

Seller ID: 000998

Condition: Good


Koln: Verlag M. Dumont Schauberg, 1952. Illustrated 1952 guide to the Neckar Valley of Germany (including Heidelberg, Stuttgart and other cities), focusing on the products made there. Text in German, English, French and Spanish. Illustrated in black and white. Plain card covers with wraparound printed dustjacket, 152 pages. Dustjacket has some chips and tape repairs, internally near fine. . Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dust jacket present. View more info

Image for Oeuvres De Salomon Gessner.  Tome Premier

Oeuvres De Salomon Gessner. Tome Premier

By: Gessner, Salomon (1730-1788)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Paris, Ant. Aug. Renouard: 1795

Seller ID: 005592

Condition: Fair


Paris: Ant. Aug. Renouard, 1795. In French. Published 1795. Volume I only, not illustrated. Full diced calf, 273 pages. Covers rubbed and spine badly chipped, text block sound with no loosened pages, endpapers age-toned and soiled with a chip to the rear free endpaper, pages very clean and bright, . Hard Cover. Fair. 16mo (16cm tall). View more info