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The Complete Guide to Growing Marihuana

The Complete Guide to Growing Marihuana

by FLEMING, Dave

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First Edition
Published
1970
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San Francisco: Sundance Press, 1970. First Edition. First printing. Octavo. Staple-bound, pictorial card wrappers; 43,[3]pp. Mild external soil, visible on lighter portions of rear wrapper, else Near Fine. How-to manual, a comprehensive guide including indoor and outdoor cultivation."There is more to growing marihuana in the United States than just sticking the seeds in the ground. The plant is extremely… Read more about this item
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The Indoor Outdoor Highest Quality Marijuana Grower's Guide

The Indoor Outdoor Highest Quality Marijuana Grower's Guide

by [DRUGS] FRANK, Mel and Ed Rosenthal

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Published
1977
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San Francisco: And/Or Press, 1977. Seventh And/Or printing (preceded by three printings from Level Press). Octavo (21.25cm); illustrated card wrappers; 94,[2]pp; illus. A bright, Near Fine copy of a book usually found well-used. Detailed manual for the indoor / outdoor cultivation of marijuana, including sections on growing systems and light charts.
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Weld's English Grammar, Illustrated by Exercises in Composition, Analyzing and Parsing [Ben Shahn's Copy]

Weld's English Grammar, Illustrated by Exercises in Composition, Analyzing and Parsing [Ben Shahn's Copy]

by WELD, Allen H.

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Fiftieth Edition
Published
1846
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Portland, ME: Sanborn and Carter, 1846. Fiftieth Edition. Octavo (18.5cm); one quarter black paper with brown paper sides, gilt on spine; iv,228pp. Comprehensive dampstaining, wear and soiling; pinholes to spine hinges; board extremities rubbed and chapped, corners bumped. Textblock foxed and damped; stray marks throughout; Ben & Bernarda Shahn bookplate on front pastedown. Good or Better. A c.1840's… Read more about this item
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English Grammar: A Simple, Concise and Comprehensive Manual of the English Language [Signed by Publishers][Ben Shahn's copy]

English Grammar: A Simple, Concise and Comprehensive Manual of the English Language [Signed by Publishers][Ben Shahn's copy]

by BAILEY, A.M., Rev. R.W.

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Edition
Tenth Edition
Published
1855
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Portland ME, Philadelphia: Merrill & Whitman, J.B. Lippincott, 1855. Tenth Edition. Octavo (19cm); one quarter brown leather with printed paper covered boards; xv, 17-240pp. Leather portions chapped, spots of material loss along/near extremities; paper also rubbed w/ some material loss, also soiled, dampstained, and toned; leading corners fraying. Textblock comprehensively foxed; Ben and Bernarda Shahn estate label tipped to… Read more about this item
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The New Lucile Cook Book

The New Lucile Cook Book

by [The Acker, Merrall & Condit Company]

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Published
1906
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Boston: The P.R. Warren Co. Printers, 1906. Edition not stated. Octavo (21.5cm); dark green cloth, stamped in black; 303pp. Boards worn with scuffs and small gouges, extremities chapped; patches of material bleaching on rear; interior toning to margins; first signature somewhat loosened from rest of textblock, else pages are clean and tight. Period ads throughout. Very Good. This… Read more about this item
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Colloquial Icelandic: The Complete Course for Beginners

Colloquial Icelandic: The Complete Course for Beginners

by NEIJMANN, Daisy L.

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Edition
First Edition
Published
2001
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London and New York: Routledge, 2001. First Edition. Octavo (21.5cm); glossy paper pictorial wrappers; viii,370pp. Wrappers mildly scuffed, with slight bumping to leading corners, heel and crown of spine; interiors have mild handling wear, otherwise clean. Near Fine overall. This book is intended to be an introduction to reading, writing, and speaking modern Icelandic. Beginning with lessons on… Read more about this item
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Easy Family Recipes from a Chinese-American Childhood

Easy Family Recipes from a Chinese-American Childhood

by HOM, Ken

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First Edition
Published
1997
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1997. First Edition. Octavo (24cm); pictorial paper-covered boards, in color pictorial dustwrapper; ix,319pp. Crown of spine (boards) slightly sunned; dustwrapper has light surface wear and scuffing, mild bumping to heel of spine; marginalia in pencil throughout interior, else clean, Near Fine overall. Chinese-American chef and television show host Ken Hom shares some of… Read more about this item
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Maternity for Maidens-Wives-Mothers: A Complete Medical Guide for Women

Maternity for Maidens-Wives-Mothers: A Complete Medical Guide for Women

by MELENDY M.D., Ph.D., Mary R(ies)

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Edition
First Edition
Published
1901
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N.d.: K.T. Boland, 1901. First Edition. Octavo (24cm); dark green publisher's cloth, decoratively stamped in blind and gilt; 448pp.,frontis.,64 plates. Minor soiling, scuffs and wear throughout; spine heel and crown pushed; gilt faded; dust-soiling to textblock edges; ownership inscription on ffep; Very Good or better, sound. Intended as a companion for women at all stages of her adult… Read more about this item
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Fun With Chinese

Fun With Chinese

by SOSNOSKI, W(alter) J(ohn)

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Edition
First Edition
Published
1940
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Waverly, NY: Mei Foo, 1940. First Edition. Limited to 5000 copies. Octavo (21cm); yellow paper wrappers w/ red print lettering, green print pattern of Chinese characters reading "Mei Fu"; 104pp. Light offsetting and soil to wrappers, minor handling wear; Very Good or better. W.J. Sosnoski taught himself how to read Chinese while stationed in Shanghai some twenty years… Read more about this item
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Popular Mechanics Carpenters' Handbook

Popular Mechanics Carpenters' Handbook

by [Popular Mechanics]

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Edition
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Published
1925
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Chicago: Popular Mechanics Press, 1925. Edition not stated. Octavo (24.5cm); brown publisher's cloth, stamped in black; 104pp. Cocked spine; surface wear, minor rubbing and dings to boards; mild soiling throughout, with foxing to textblock edges; ownership signature on ffep. Very Good. This is but one volume of many published by Popular Mechanics at the time, advertised as using… Read more about this item
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Antiques of Perry County, PA

Antiques of Perry County, PA

by CHANDLER, Roy F(reeman)

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Edition
First, Limited Edition
Published
1975
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Deer Lake, PA: Bacon and Freeman, 1975. First, Limited Edition. Number 433 out of 800. Quarto (28cm); black paper-covered boards, stamped in gilt; 200pp. Boards rubbed and scuffed; crown of spine bumped; interiors foxed on pastedowns, endpapers, and along textblock edges. Very Good. Described as the sixth in Chandler's (proposed) series of ten books on Perry County, in… Read more about this item
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The Best of the Liberated Cook

The Best of the Liberated Cook

by OJAKANGAS, Beatrice

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Published
1981
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Duluth, MN: The Liberated Cook Press, 1981. Edition not stated. Octavo (28cm); ivory plastic comb binding with aqua/pictorial paper wrappers; 96pp. Comb binding missing several teeth, repaired with tape; mild soiling and handling wear, sticker+residue on rear wrapper; interiors clean. Very Good. The Liberated Cook was a column written by Ojakangas for the Duluth News-Tribune, and this book… Read more about this item
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Practical Mandarin Conversation
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Practical Mandarin Conversation

by LEE, Frank

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Edition
First Edition
Published
2016
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[Australia]: Privately published, 2016. First Edition. Octavo (23.5cm.); gilt-stamped, grey publisher's cloth-backed boards in pale pink pictorial dustwrapper; 115pp. Front pastedown and title page stamped, else Fine, like new. Surplus duplicate from the Library of Congress. This book introduces simple conversational sentences and words in Mandarin Chinese, providing Chinese characters with their ISO Chinese-Pinyin (Romanized) readings to aid… Read more about this item
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The Do of Cooking (Ryorido): Autumn

The Do of Cooking (Ryorido): Autumn

by AIHARA, Cornellia

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Edition
First Revised Edition
Published
1977
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Oroville, CA: The George Ohsawa Macrobiotic Foundation, Inc, 1977. First Revised Edition. Octavo (21cm.); white pictorial paper wrappers; 101pp. Text block edges have some toning and soiling, with additional light soiling and handling wear throughout. Sound, Very Good. Wrappers are foxed on front panel, with sunning very evident on rear. Mild soiling overall, plus surface and corner wear, but… Read more about this item
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A Living without a Boss. Illustrated

A Living without a Boss. Illustrated

by [RADICAL & PROLETARIAN LITERATURE] Anon

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Edition
First Edition
Published
1911
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New York: Harper and Brothers, 1911. First Edition. Demi octavo (18cm). Original olive-green cloth boards, lettered in black on spine and front cover; dustjacket; 231pp; 8 inserted leaves of plates by Arthur William Brown. Bit of dusting to upper edge of text block, else a tight, Near Fine copy in the scarce pictorial dustwrapper, lightly nicked at spine ends… Read more about this item
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Guerrilla Television

Guerrilla Television

by SHAMBERG, Michael

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Published
1971
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New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1971. First edition, paperback issue (there was a simultaneous, and notably scarce, issue in boards). Quarto. Pictorial card wrappers; 108pp. Mild external rubbing and wear, else a tight, straight copy, Very Good or better. Text clean, fresh and unmarked. Laid in are four early publications of the Maryland Citizens Coalition for Cable Communications,… Read more about this item
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