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Living With The Enemy

Living With The Enemy

by [PHOTOGRAPHY] [DOMESTIC VIOLENCE] [WOMEN] FERRATO, Donna

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1991
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New York: Aperture, 1991. First Edition. Quarto. 30.5cm. Publisher's photographic card wraps. 176pp. Some light wear to extremities, a little marginal softening and the slightest signs of the laminate separating at the front corners, a good strong copy. Internally clean. A harrowing and sympathetic examination of the epidemic of domestic violence and abuse against women perpetrated by their partners.… Read more about this item
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Woman, In All Ages and Nations; A Complete and Authentic History of the Manners and Customs, Character and Condition of The Female Sex, In Civilized and Savage Countries, from The Earliest Ages to The Present Time
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Woman, In All Ages and Nations; A Complete and Authentic History of the Manners and Customs, Character and Condition of The Female Sex, In Civilized and Savage Countries, from The Earliest Ages to The Present Time

by NICHOLS, Dr. Thomas

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Reprint
Published
1855
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New York: Fowlers and Wells, 1855. Reprint. Octavo. 19cm. Publisher's embossed brown cloth titled in gilt to spine. 210pp. + [16pp ads to rear]. The cloth is strong and durable, but faded to the spine panel, faded to spine and extremities, and with some splash marks and discoloration to the boards. A good, strong little copy with some signs… Read more about this item
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A Collection of Sample Books, Course Material and Mid-Century Fabric Design Pieces From the North Carolina State College Textile School

by [WOMEN'S HISTORY] [TEXTILE INDUSTRY] TOOLY, Sidney Anne

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c. 1940's-1950's
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North Carolina, c. 1940's-1950's. Five Quarto sized binders, [4] constructed of heavy card, and [1] a 30cm black heavy duty rexine bound clamp binder labeled "Confined-Gingham" to the front cover. Assorted fabric sample booklets, numerous associated fabric samples etc. Binder 1: "Confined Gingham" 88pp black card ring binder. 300+ mounted fabric samples in varying sizes, and a… Read more about this item
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Viva Chicano

Viva Chicano

by BONHAM, Frank

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1970
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New York: E.P. Dutton & Co, 1970. First Edition. Octavo. 21cm. Publisher's mid blue cloth titled in darker blue to spine and front board, with a "Dutton Lifetime Library Binding" logo to the rear board. Dustjacket. 179pp. Some scuffing and marking of the cloth to the spine ends, and some isolated scratches to the heavy duty cloth. Occasional spotting… Read more about this item
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Le Sport en Afrique

Le Sport en Afrique

by MÉLIK-CHAKHNAZAROV, Achôt

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[1970]
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Paris: Présence Africaine, [1970]. First Edition. 12mo (18cm.); original white pictorial wrappers; 206,[1]pp.; 6 leaves of plain photographic plates printed on rectos and versos. Fine. Special emphasis on cross country and track and field; also includes chapters devoted to sports in specific cities (Abidjan, Dakar), as well as chapters on basketball, boxing, judo, table tennis, and women athletes. … Read more about this item
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The Working-Man's Companion. The Results of Machinery, Namely Cheap Production and Increased Employment, Exhibited: Being an Address to the Working-Men of the United Kingdom. American Edition

The Working-Man's Companion. The Results of Machinery, Namely Cheap Production and Increased Employment, Exhibited: Being an Address to the Working-Men of the United Kingdom. American Edition

by [KNIGHT, Charles]

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Published
1831
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Philadelphia: Carey & Hart, 1831. First American Edition. 16mo (14.5cm). Calf-backed marbled boards; 216pp. A strong, Very Good copy, lightly worn and with a private shelf label at base of spine. Pencil subject index added on front free endpaper. Ownership signature of Henry W. Tovey (Harvard historian) to flyleaf. A noted anti-labor tract by the British author… Read more about this item
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Modern English; A Trendy Slang Dictionary

Modern English; A Trendy Slang Dictionary

by [PUNK] [COUNTER-CULTURE] [FASHION] BLOWDRYER, Jennifer

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1985
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San Francisco: Last Gasp, 1985. First Edition. Quarto. 26cm. Publisher's glossy card illustrated wraps. 92pp. Clean and bright, very light wear, a near fine copy. Internally clean. A very clean and pretty copy of a half-serious, half-tongue in cheek run down of San Francisco subcultures of the early 1980's, their peculiarities, history, and linguistic peculiarities. From Shboom to Miss… Read more about this item
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The Renaissance Perfected: Architecture, Spectacle, and Tourism in Fascist Italy

The Renaissance Perfected: Architecture, Spectacle, and Tourism in Fascist Italy

by LASANSKY, D. Medina

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2004
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State College: Penn State University Press, 2004. First Edition. First printing. Quarto. Cloth-backed, pictorial boards; dustjacket; xliii,380pp; illus. Includes bibliography. Mild forward lean to text block; a few pages with very mild pencil marginalia; Near Fine. In the original translucent printed dustwrapper, clean and unworn, Near Fine. A nice, clean copy of the less common hardcover issue.
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All thy neighbors..

All thy neighbors..

by MARTIN, David Stone (illus)

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N.d. (c. 1947)
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New York: Federation of Jewish Philanthropies of New York, N.d. (c. 1947). Small quarto (26cm x 20cm). Staple-bound, pictorial card wrappers; [16pp]; illus. Trace of wear at bound edge, else tight, clean and unmarked. A Near Fine example. Illustrations by David Stone Martin; text unattributed. Very scarce fundraising prospectus for the Federation of Jewish Philanthropies 1947 fundraising campaign.… Read more about this item
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The Life, Labors, and Travels of Elder Charles Bowles, of the Free Will Baptist Denomination. Together with an essay on the character and condition of the African race ... also, an essay on the Fugitive Slave Law of the U.S. Congress of 1850 by Rev. Arthur Dearing
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The Life, Labors, and Travels of Elder Charles Bowles, of the Free Will Baptist Denomination. Together with an essay on the character and condition of the African race ... also, an essay on the Fugitive Slave Law of the U.S. Congress of 1850 by Rev. Arthur Dearing

by [AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY & LITERATURE] LEWIS, John W. (Eld.); Rev. Arthur Dearing

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1852
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Watertown [NY]: Ingall's & Stowell's Steam Press, 1852. First Edition. First printing. 12mo (20cm). Publisher's embossed brown cloth gilt; 288pp. Slight external wear, with some roughness to cloth at spine crown; final two pages faintly printed; pronounced foxing to endpapers but text generally tight, fresh, and clean; a Very Good copy. Early ownership signature on title page of "Jos.… Read more about this item
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Lively Days: Some Memoirs of Margaret Homer Shurcliff

Lively Days: Some Memoirs of Margaret Homer Shurcliff

by [CAMPANOLOGY] SHURCLIFF, Margaret Homer; Alice W. Shurcliff, ed

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1965
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Taipei: Literature House, Ltd, 1965. First Edition. Octavo (24cm). Brown cloth spine over pale blue linen-covered boards; 112pp; illus. Slight bowing to boards; still a tight, clean, Very Good or better copy. Lengthy presentation inscription to front endpaper from a Betty Spencer, who from context appears to have been acquainted with the author and an avid member of the… Read more about this item
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Archive of original artwork for patriotic workplace production posters, designed for the Caterpillar Military Engine Company, 1944
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Archive of original artwork for patriotic workplace production posters, designed for the Caterpillar Military Engine Company, 1944

by [WW2] [COMMERCIAL ART & ILLUSTRATION - WW2 - HOME FRONT] COLLINS, R.D. [Ralph Dorr]

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[Decatur IL: ca 1944-45]. A compact and substantial archive, comprised of 30 signed original drawings, one printed poster, and a large printed sample-book of wartime production advertisements for the Caterpillar Military Engine Company (a wartime subsidiary of the Caterpillar Tractor Company) of Decatur, Illinois. Drawings are on art board, in pen-and-ink (but one, a pencil sketch) measuring about 13"… Read more about this item
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The Feminine Mystique

The Feminine Mystique

by [WOMEN'S HISTORY] FRIEDAN, Betty

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First U.K. Edition
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1963
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London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1963. First U.K. Edition. First Impression. Octavo (22.25cm); red paper-covered boards, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; dustjacket; [7],8-410,[6]pp. Base of spine gently nudged, with a touch of sunning to spine ends, else a fresh, Near Fine copy. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced 25/- net), gently spine-sunned, showing modest shelfwear, a few tiny nicks and… Read more about this item
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The Inside of Prohibition

The Inside of Prohibition

by [DRUGS & ALCOHOL] WILLEBRANDT, Mabel Walker

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Published
1929
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Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1929. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo (20.5cm); evergreen cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on spine and front cover; dustjacket; [iv],[8],9-347,[1]pp. Small, faint dampstain to upper left corner of rear cover, else a fresh, very Near Fine copy. Dustjacket is price-clipped, showing light wear, mild dust-soil, a few small tears and creases, and a corresponding… Read more about this item
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Barrancas Breeze. Volume 2, no. 44 (April 23, 1943)

Barrancas Breeze. Volume 2, no. 44 (April 23, 1943)

by [WW2] [POST NEWSPAPERS] KEYS, Jay (ed)

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1943
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Fort Barrancas, FL, 1943. Quarto (28cm). Side-stapled, illustrated paper wraps; 10pp. Printed by mimeograph. Clean, complete, and sound - a Very Good or better copy. Single issue of this uncommon post newspaper, published by and for enlisted men at Fort Barrancas, Florida during the Second World War. Features a terrific cover illustration by Cpl. Frank Carrano, of… Read more about this item
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Drinks As They Are Mixed. A Manual of Quick Reference containing upwards of 300 recipes for mixing and serving drinks. An invaluable companion to all who are engaged in the liquor business including toasts and sentiments for all occasions. Illustrated

Drinks As They Are Mixed. A Manual of Quick Reference containing upwards of 300 recipes for mixing and serving drinks. An invaluable companion to all who are engaged in the liquor business including toasts and sentiments for all occasions. Illustrated

by LOWE, Paul E. (ed)

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First Edition
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(1904)
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Chicago: Frederick J. Drake & Co, (1904). First Edition. Narrow 16mo (15.5 cm x 7cm). Original linen-covered boards, decoratively titled in black on front cover; 133pp; red-dyed page edges; illus. Rear cover drink-stained, causing cosmetic damage only, extending onto rear endpapers and bottom margin of final dozen or so leaves. Notwithstanding this evidence of use, a complete, sound and… Read more about this item
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Brooklyn Ethical Association Evolution Essays, no.I-XI [of 15]
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Brooklyn Ethical Association Evolution Essays, no.I-XI [of 15]

by [EVOLUTIONARY THEORY] Various Authors

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1889
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Boston: The New Ideal Publishing Company, 1889. Eleven pamphlets bound in a single volume, with spine title "Evolution Essays vol.I." 12mo (19cm); half-morocco over brown cloth; variously paginated. Marginal water-stain to first nine and final dozen leaves; externally rubbed and worn; complete and Good. Essays by prominent lecturers applying Darwinian concepts to a wide variety of subjects,… Read more about this item
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Mimekor Yisrael: Classical Jewish Folktales

Mimekor Yisrael: Classical Jewish Folktales

by BIN GORION, Micha Joseph; Emanuel Ben Gorion, ed; I.M. Lask, transl; Dan Ben-Amos, introd

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Published
1976
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Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1976. First Edition. First printings. Three large octavo volumes (24cm); red cloth spines over ivory linen; lxv, 537; xviii, 542-1031; xvi, 1036-1553pp. Neat ownership signature to front endpaper of each volume, else fine and fresh, with minimal evidence of use. In the publisher's slipcase, lightly rubbed and soiled, still Very Good or better. … Read more about this item
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Medicine Woman

Medicine Woman

by ANDREWS, Lynn V.; Daniel Reeves & Fritz Scholder, illus

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Published
1981
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New York: Harper and Row, 1981. First Edition. First printing. Octavo (22cm). Cloth-backed boards (hardcover); dustjacket; 204pp. Miniscule spot of rubbing to cloth at base of spine, else a fine copy in the original pictorial dustwrapper, unclipped (priced $13.95 on front flap), mildly toned at flap-edges but still very Near Fine. A very nice copy. Andrews' first… Read more about this item
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Trylongs and Perisites; The World's Unfair Guests

Trylongs and Perisites; The World's Unfair Guests

by O'LEAHY, Oley

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Published
1939
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New York: Greystone Press, 1939. First Edition. Octavo. 23.5cm. Publisher's original illustrated paper covered boards. Dustjacket. 62pp. Bright and clean wit some very light wear to extremities and spine ends, a very good, pretty copy in a vivid pictorial dustjacket with some shallow marginal chipping and fraying, and a couple of closed tears. Shows very well. Internally clean. A… Read more about this item
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