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    • BELL PUBLISHING COMPANY, (1984)
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Quarto Profusely illustrated original blue boards lettered in gilt on spine pictorial dust jacket This book contains the famous, the bizarre, and other unusual sexual facts and fiction. It's amusing and informative and covers a variety of subjects including human physiology, sexual techniques, the arts, aberrant sex and deviation, animals and plants, contraception and sexology. Fine continua a leggere
    • UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO PRESS, (1993)
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Small folio Illustrated with photographs, drawings, and tables orange boards with black lettering pictorial dust jacket (spine sunned) “The essays in this book , which grew out of the landmark conference known as Daughters of the Desert, help to rectify the appropriation, erasure, disparagement, and invisibility that many women anthropologists have suffered.” -from the dust jacket As New in plastic wrap continua a leggere
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    • BODYSCOPE INC., (1948)
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Approx 16" x 20" Illustrated by William Brown McNett pictorial stiff boards with movable parts This a beautifully illustrated Anatomy Display opens up to two color-lithographed cards which display medical, physiological , and philosophical information pertaining to the human body. Rotating wheels reveal the differences in the male and female anatomy which is displayed within the windows of the device Corners slightly bumped,some thumbing, good copy Very hard to find object continua a leggere
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    • HOUGHTON MIFFLIN, 1916-1924
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 10 volumes Octavo Illustrated with plates and frontispiece photographs of the author green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt, top edges gilt vol I - "The Story of my Boyhood and Youth, vol II - "My First Summer in the Sierra", vol III - "Travels in Alaska", vol IV and V- "The Mountains of California", vol VI- "Our National Parks", vol VII - "The Cruise of the Corwin", vol VIII - "Steep Trails", vol IX and X - "Life and Letters" Fine continua a leggere
    • OCTOBER 11, 1882
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 8 x 5 1 leaf folded a handwritten letter in brown ink on cream letterhead, single leaf folded once and handwritten on four pages glassine wrappers and manilla envelope from H. H. Evans Books With: Three leafs of printed material titled "A Short Biography of C. Hart Merriam With:printed index to Volumes One to forty 1922-1961 Clinton Hart Merriam was a zoologist and naturalist. Though the recommendation of Professor Baird, the 16 year-old Merriam was appointed as naturalist of the Hayden Geological Survey of 1872.[3] In June 1872 Congress had appropriated another $20,000 for completion of th... continua a leggere
    • UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA PRESS, (1982)
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Quarto Illustrated with frontispiece, photographs, tables, and a map black cloth with silver lettering pictorial dust jacket (spine slightly sunned) “Oil Booms offers a fresh perspective on the experience of the men and women who lived and worked in the southwestern oil fields...with important implications for the problems of rapid urban growth in other times and other places.” -from the dust jacket Slight spotting of top edges, else fine continua a leggere
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    • DOUBLEDAY, PAGE & COMPANY, 1920
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Octavo original blue cloth decorated and lettered in gilt This novel caused Conrad great grief in its writing, and was finished twenty-three years after it was begun. Conrad started the story while on his honeymoon in 1896, and he intended to have it published by Fisher Unwin as the last novel owed to him under a contract which started with the publication of Almayer’s Folly. Serial rights to the story were purchased by the Illustrated London News in 1898, but he wrote to Mrs. E.L. Sanderson: “…it is an inextricable mess. Dates are knocked over like ninepins: proofs torn to rags: copyrights... continua a leggere
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    • HOUGHTON MIFFLIN COMPANY, 1912
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Quarto Illustrated by Lieutenant Commander Sicard and contemporary photographs original blue cloth decorated and lettered in white From the Preface: "Dear Mr. Read:- I am greatly obliged to you for letting me read your deeply interesting account of the wreck of the poor Saginaw and the loss of Lieutenant Talbot. With General Cutter's approval I shall take the manuscript with me to Boston, but I will return it carefully. I leave the two photographs, but I have the curious drawing and newspaper scraps, which I will safely return. Very truly yours, Edward E. Hale. Dec. 21, 1880. Washington" Sp... continua a leggere
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    • UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO PRESS, (1968)
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Small folio Profusely illustrated yellow cloth lettered in black, pictorial endpapers pictorial dust jacket (slightly silverfished) “A fascinating picture-history of New Mexico’s past - with over 500 old woodcuts and steel engravings by nineteenth-century artists and explorers. Filled with scenes of Indian pueblos, Spanish villages, frontier Army posts - even a lady gambler” -from the dust jacket Fine continua a leggere
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    • LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB, 1985
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Large quarto Illustrated by Bruce Chandler original blue cloth gilt lettered black morocco label on front cover, in custom clamshell black cloth box lettered in gilt The manuscript was written in 1909 and first published in "Harper's Magazine" the following year. It was reprinted in " 'Twixt Land and Sea," a collection of Conrad's short stories, published in 1912. The story has a theme seen in some other Conrad stories (Lord Jim, Nostromo) of the hero facing a decision and drifting into the one which is "wrong" by normal social standards, a lapse from the rules he is expected to follow. The... continua a leggere
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    • HOUGHTON, MIFFLIN & CO, 1933
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Octavo Illustrated original brown cloth pictorially stamped and lettered in black, top edges stained black pictorial dust jacket (with some tears and loss of paper) "This unusual book gives an intimate, unadorned picture of the world of the Lakotas, or western Sioux Indians, by the last great chief of the tribe. From the time the young Indian babe first leaves his mother's arms to his solemn, picturesque initiation as a brave, every important event in his life is presented in its true significance. The 'professions' open to the Indian youth, the civil arrangement of bands, chiefs, and lodge... continua a leggere
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