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Recent Arrivals from Stanley Louis Remarkable Books (IOBA)

Letters to My Grandchildren (Signed)
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Letters to My Grandchildren (Signed)

by David Suzuki

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Used - Fine
Edition
2m Paperback printing
Published
2015
Binding
Softcover
ISBN
9781771642347
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Vancouver, BC: Greystone Books, 2015. 2m Paperback printing. Softcover. Fine. From the publisher: "In these inspiring letters to his grandchildren, David Suzuki speaks eloquently about their future and challenges them to be agents of change and to do everything with commitment and passion. He also explains why sports, fishing, feminism, and failure are important; why it is dangerous… Read more about this item
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Why Things Bite Back- Technology and the Revenge of Unintended Consequences (Signed)
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Why Things Bite Back- Technology and the Revenge of Unintended Consequences (Signed)

by Edward Tenner

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Used - Fine
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Fine
Edition
First
Published
1996
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780679425632
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1996. First. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. From the publisher: "In this fascinating book, historian of science Edward Tenner takes a fine-toothed comb to several realms of technological intervention and discovers a resolute pattern of "revenge effects, "paradoxical, ironic consequences of the step s we take supposedly to improve our lives. Whether proliferating technology is fated… Read more about this item
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The Razor's Edge
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The Razor's Edge

by Somerset Maugham

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Used - Near Fine
Edition
Reprint of 1944 original
Published
undated
Binding
Hardcover
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Garden City, NY: International Collectors Library, undated. Reprint of 1944 original. Hardcover. Near Fine. The Razor's Edge is a 1944 novel by W. Somerset Maugham. It tells the story of Larry Darrell, an American pilot traumatized by his experiences in WWI, who sets off in search of some transcendent meaning in his life. The story begins through the eyes… Read more about this item
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Richard Dimbleby, A Biography (Signed)
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Richard Dimbleby, A Biography (Signed)

by Jonathan Dimbleby

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Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
Very Good +
Edition
First
Published
1975
Binding
HArdcover
ISBN
9780340177440
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London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1975. First. HArdcover. Near Fine/Very Good +. Frederick Richard Dimbleby CBE (1913 - 1965) was an English journalist and broadcaster, who became the BBC's first war correspondent, and then its leading TV news commentator. As host of the long-running current affairs programme Panorama, he pioneered a popular style of interviewing that was respectful but… Read more about this item
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The Confessions of Harry Lorrequer
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The Confessions of Harry Lorrequer

by Charles James Lever

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Used - Near Fine
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Fine
Edition
Modern reprint
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9781592247981
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Doyletown, PA: Wilside Press. Modern reprint. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine. Charles James Lever (1806 - 1872) was an Irish novelist and raconteur, whose novels, according to Anthony Trollope, were just like his conversation.  He was a born raconteur, and had in perfection that easy flow of light description which without tedium or hurry leads up to the point of the… Read more about this item
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Experience (Signed)
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Experience (Signed)

by Martin Amis

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Used - Fine
Jacket Condition
Fine
Edition
First
Published
2000
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780224050609
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London: Jonathan Cape, 2000. First. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. From the publisher: "Martin Amis is perhaps the most gifted novelist of his generation. His prose refashions the English language into a lean and brillant instrument, dazzling readers with its energy and wit. His novels and short stories chart a world that is uniquely his: as John Updike puts it, 'Amis… Read more about this item
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Dreiser-Mencken Letters, The Correspondence of Theodore Dreiser & H.L. Mencken 1907-1945 (2 vols.)
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Dreiser-Mencken Letters, The Correspondence of Theodore Dreiser & H.L. Mencken 1907-1945 (2 vols.)

by Thomas P. Riggio, Editor

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Used - Fine
Jacket Condition
Fine
Edition
First
Published
1986
Binding
Hardover
ISBN
9780812280081
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Philadelphia: The University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. First. Hardover. Fine/Fine. Theodore Dreiser and H.L. Mencken were two of the most important American authors of the first half of the 20th century.  They had a high regard for each other and conducted a regular decades-long correspondence, discussing a wide range of issues and opinions of the time. This… Read more about this item
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The Autobiography of a Super-Tramp
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The Autobiography of a Super-Tramp

by W.H. Davies

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Used - Near Fine
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Very Good
Edition
Later Reprint
Published
19501`
Binding
Hardcover
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London: Jonathan Cape, 19501`. Later Reprint. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. William Henry Davies (1871 - 1940) was a Welsh poet and writer, who spent much of his life as a tramp or hobo in the United Kingdom and the United States, and yet became one of the most popular poets of his time. His themes included observations on… Read more about this item
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Aspects of the Ascent of a Civilization - L.T. Hobhouse Memorial Trust Lecture No. 23
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Aspects of the Ascent of a Civilization - L.T. Hobhouse Memorial Trust Lecture No. 23

by Sir Mortimer Wheeler

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Used - Near fine
Edition
First
Published
1955
Binding
Softcover
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London: Geoffrey Cumberlege, Oxford University Press, 1955. First. Softcover. Near fine. Sir Robert Eric Mortimer Wheeler CH CIE MC TD FRS FBA FSA (1890 - 1976) was a British archaeologist and officer in the British Army. Over the course of his career, he served as Director of both the National Museum of Wales and London Museum, Director-General of… Read more about this item
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The Tragedy of European Labour 1918-1939
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The Tragedy of European Labour 1918-1939

by Adolf Sturmthal

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Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
Very Good
Edition
First
Published
1944
Binding
Hardcover
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London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1944. First. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Adolf Sturmthal (1903-1986) was a U.S. political scientist, sociologist and journalist of Austrian birth who specialized in labor studies and international relations. This copy is very good in blue cloth with gilt titles on the spine.  There is a small crease in the upper rear cover… Read more about this item
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The Means to Full Employment
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The Means to Full Employment

by G.D.H. Cole

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Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First
Published
1943
Binding
Hardcover
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London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1943. First. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good Condition. George Douglas Howard Cole (1889 - 1959) was an English political theorist, economist, and historian. As a believer in common ownership of the means of production, he theorized guild socialism (production organized through worker guilds). He belonged to the Fabian Society and was an advocate for the… Read more about this item
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Born To Star - The Lupino Lane Story
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Born To Star - The Lupino Lane Story

by James Dillon White

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Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First
Published
1957
Binding
Hardcover
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London: Heinemann, 1957. First. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good Condition. Henry William George Lupino (1892 -  1959), professionally Lupino Lane, was an English actor and theatre manager, and a member of the famous Lupino family, which eventually included his cousin, the screenwriter/director/actress Ida Lupino. Lane started out as a child performer, known as 'Little Nipper', and went on to… Read more about this item
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The Coast of Incense - Autobiography 1933-1939
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The Coast of Incense - Autobiography 1933-1939

by Freya Stark

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Used - Very Good+
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Very Good
Edition
First
Published
1953
Binding
Hardcover
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London: John Murray, 1953. First. Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good. Dame Freya Madeline Stark DBE (1893 - 1993) was a British-Italian explorer and travel writer. She wrote more than two dozen books on her travels in the Middle East and Afghanistan as well as several autobiographical works and essays. She was one of the first non-Arabs known to travel… Read more about this item
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Anna Neagle Says
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Anna Neagle Says "There's Always Tomorrow", An Autobiography (Signed)

by Anna Neagle

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Used - Fine
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Near Fine
Edition
First
Published
1974
Binding
Hardcover
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London: W.H. Allen, 1974. First. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. From Wikipedia: "Dame Florence Marjorie Wilcox DBE OStJ (1904 - 1986), known professionally as Anna Neagle, was an English stage and film actress, singer, and dancer. She was a successful box-office draw in British cinema for 20 years and was voted the most popular star in Britain in 1949. She… Read more about this item
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Across Spoon River, An Autobiography (Signed)
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Across Spoon River, An Autobiography (Signed)

by Edgar Lee Masters

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Used - Good +
Edition
First
Published
1936
Binding
Hardcover
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New York: Farrar & Rinehart, Incorporated, 1936. First. Hardcover. Good +. Edgar Lee Masters (1868 - 1950) was an American attorney, poet, biographer, and dramatist. He is the author of Spoon River Anthology, The New Star Chamber and Other Essays, Songs and Satires, The Great Valley, The Serpent in the Wilderness, An Obscure Tale, The Spleen, Mark Twain:… Read more about this item
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Greater London, A Narrative of Its History, Its People and Its Places, Vol. !
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Greater London, A Narrative of Its History, Its People and Its Places, Vol. !

by Edward Walford, M.A.

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Used - Good -
Edition
First
Published
1890
Binding
Hardcover
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London: Cassell & Company, Limited, 1890. First. Hardcover. Good -. A comprehensive guide to London, published at the height of its significance i9as the center of the British Empire. This copy (Vol. 1 only, of 2) is good minus in red cloth with elaborate gilt and black titles and designs blind-stamped on the spine and front cover.… Read more about this item
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Once A Week, An Illustrated Miscellany, Volume IV, December 1860 to June 1861
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Once A Week, An Illustrated Miscellany, Volume IV, December 1860 to June 1861

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Used - Fair
Edition
First
Published
1861
Binding
Hardcover
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London: Bradbury and Evans, 1861. First. Hardcover. Fair. Once A Week was a British weekly illustrated literary magazine published by Bradbury & Evans from 1859 to 1880.  According to John Sutherland, "historically the magazine's main achievement was to provide an outlet for an innovative group of illustrators in the 1860's.  This volume is noteworthy in that it includes… Read more about this item
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The Struggle for North America 1754-1783
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The Struggle for North America 1754-1783

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Used - Fine
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First
Published
2000
Binding
Softcover
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New Haven, CT: William Reese Company, 2000. First. Softcover. Fine. A recognized classic reference in collecting early American books, this catalogue describes what is considered the most important 100 books published about America during the country's formative period 1754-1783.  This copy is fine in black and white illustrated wrappers.  No marks or damage at all.
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Philosophy of Pseudoscience, Reconsidering the Demarcation Problem
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Philosophy of Pseudoscience, Reconsidering the Demarcation Problem

by Massimo Pigliucci and Martin Boudry, Editors

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Used - Fine
Edition
First Paperback
Published
2013
Binding
Softcover
ISBN
9780226051963
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Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2013. First Paperback. Softcover. Fine. From the publisher: "What sets the practice of rigorously tested, sound science apart from pseudoscience? In this volume, the contributors seek to answer this question, known to philosophers of science as the demarcation problem. This issue has a long history in philosophy, stretching as far back as… Read more about this item
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Is Science Necessary? - Essays on Science and Scientists
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Is Science Necessary? - Essays on Science and Scientists

by Max F. Perutz

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Used - Fine
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Fine
Edition
First
Published
1989
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780525246732
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New York: Dutton, 1989. First. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Essays by this Nobel Laureate scientist explore the importance of science in health, energy, and food production, offer profiles of other great scientists, and discuss the relationship of science to politics. Max Ferdinand Perutz OM CH CBE FRS (1914 - 2002) was an Austrian-born British molecular biologist, who shared the 1962 Nobel… Read more about this item
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