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image of The Complete Essays and Other Writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson (Modern  Library #91.3)

The Complete Essays and Other Writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson (Modern Library #91.3)

by EMERSON, Ralph Waldo

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[c.1955]
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Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket
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New York: The Modern Library / Random House. Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket. [c.1955]. Hardcover. A Modern Library edition presenting a comprehensive collection of the writings of the acclaimed 19th Century American essayist and poet Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882). Includes all of his essays, and representative portions of his poems, addresses, biographical sketches and miscellaneous… Read more
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image of Etiquette: "The Blue Book of Social Usage" (1928 4th Printing of the New  and Revised Edition)

Etiquette: "The Blue Book of Social Usage" (1928 4th Printing of the New and Revised Edition)

by POST, Emily

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Published
1928
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Very Good- with no dust jacket
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NZ$73.63

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New York: Funk & Wagnalls Company. Very Good- with no dust jacket. 1928. Hardcover. Stated fourth printing, November 1928, of the new and enlarged 1927 edition. Emily Post's guide to proper manners in society was first published in 1922 under the title "Etiquette in Society, in Business, in Politics, and at Home." Ms. Post offers all manner… Read more
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image of Mr. Currier and Mr. Ives: A Note on Their Lives and Times

Mr. Currier and Mr. Ives: A Note on Their Lives and Times

by CROUSE, Russel

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Published
1937
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Good+ with no dust jacket
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Garden City, New York: Garden City Publishing Company, Inc.. Good+ with no dust jacket. 1937. Hardcover. The master 19th Century American craftsmen Nathaniel Currier and James Merritt Ives captured the essence of their time, as they presented views of notable events and scenes. Their works were widely distributed in the US; in this work the background stories… Read more
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image of They Came Here First: The Epic of the American Indian (The Peoples of  America Series)

They Came Here First: The Epic of the American Indian (The Peoples of America Series)

by McNICKLE, D'Arcy

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Published
1949
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Good with no dust jacket
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First Edition
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NZ$50.07

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Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company. Good with no dust jacket. 1949. First Edition. Hardcover. Stated first edition. A sympathetic examination of American Indians, telling of how they lost their lands to incoming white settlers. Includes a section of black & white plates. An entry in publisher's "The Peoples of America Series," edited by Louis Adamic. --- In… Read more
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image of I Love Your Style: How to Define and Refine Your Personal Style

I Love Your Style: How to Define and Refine Your Personal Style

by BROOKS, Amanda

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Published
2009
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Near Fine
ISBN
9780061833120
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NZ$20.62

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New York: itbooks / HarperCollins Publishers (Harper Collins). Near Fine. 2009. Softcover. 0061833126 . This softcover work provides ideas for developing one's individualized fashion style, especially for women. With dozens of black & white and color photos, many displaying celebrities and their own personal fashion tendencies. Includes a foreword by Diane von Furstenberg. --- In simple … Read more
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Big Dreams: Into the Heart of California

by BARICH, Bill

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Bluebird Books
Published
1994
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Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780679421511
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NZ$30.92

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New York: Pantheon Books. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1994. First Edition. Hardcover. 0679421513 . First printing. A transplanted New Yorker, author Bill Barich makes his home in San Francisco. In this work, he travels from the northern parts of California all the way to its border with Mexico. Along the way, he describes the… Read more
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image of The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine. November 1912 to April 1913.  Vol. LXXXV, New series Vol. LXIII

The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine. November 1912 to April 1913. Vol. LXXXV, New series Vol. LXIII

by WASHINGTON, Booker T.; CHESTERTON, G. K.; HARTE, Bret; WYETH, N. C.; RACKHAM, Arthur; MILLET, Jean François et al.

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Published
c.1913
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Very Good with no dust jacket
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New York: The Century Company. Very Good with no dust jacket. c.1913. Hardcover. Ex-library copy. Six months of the The Century Magazine bound together without the monthly covers. Each issue of The Century Magazine includes non-fiction articles and fictional stories, often by well-known authors, as well as dozens of illustrations, photos, poems, and letters. This volume… Read more
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image of A Treasury of American Folklore: Stories, Ballads, and Traditions of the  People

A Treasury of American Folklore: Stories, Ballads, and Traditions of the People

by BOTKIN, B. A. (editor)

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Published
1944
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Good with no dust jacket
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New York: Crown Publishers. Good with no dust jacket. 1944. Hardcover. A compendium of all manner of American folk songs, stories, ballads and traditions of the people. With snippets from famous writings, musical notations and excerpts of dialogue. The stories are organized loosely by topics, such as "Pseudo Bad Men", "Liars", "Ballads and Songs", etc. Edited… Read more
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America: Then & Now

by MARKER, Sherry

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Published
1993
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Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket
ISBN
9781566192217
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New York: Barnes & Noble Books. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1993. Hardcover. 1566192218 . A view of important American sights from two perspectives: that from the early days of photography and from a 1990s viewpoint. Most of the early photos in black & white, while the recent ones in full color. --- In textured… Read more
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image of The Onion Presents: Our Dumb Century, 100 Years of Headlines from  America's Finest News Source

The Onion Presents: Our Dumb Century, 100 Years of Headlines from America's Finest News Source

by DIKKERS, Scott (editor)

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Published
1999
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Very Good+
ISBN
9780609804612
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New York: Three Rivers Press / Crown Publishers, Inc.. Very Good+. 1999. Softcover. 0609804618 . A collection of faux newspaper stories purportedly from the beginning of the 20th century until the end. The Onion lampoons milestone events in their unique style, ". . .misinforming half a million readers a week. . ." with these hilarious revsions of… Read more
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Back Home

by MAULDIN, Bill

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Bluebird Books
Published
1947
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Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket
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BCE
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New York: William Sloane Associates. Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket. 1947. BCE. Hardcover. Book club edition. Bill Mauldin was a much admired 'soldier-cartoonist' who conveyed the realities of World War II back to the USA with his humorous cartoons. Upon returning home at war's end, he attempted to portray life at home in words and… Read more
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Generation of Vipers

by WYLIE, Philip

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Published
1942
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Very Good- in Very Good dust jacket
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NZ$43.44

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New York: Rinehart & Company. Very Good- in Very Good dust jacket. 1942. Hardcover. Stated (on jacket) 13th printing. First published in 1942, this work pulled no punches in its wide-ranging series of essays examining American life. Mr. Wylie, among other topics, criticized Christianity, teachers, doctors, even motherhood. --- In full grey cloth covers with titling in… Read more
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A Hilltop Summer

by KEITH, Alyn Yates

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Published
1894
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Very Good with no dust jacket
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Boston: Lee and Shepard Publishers. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1894. Hardcover. Early printing of the author's possibly fictional sketches of a summer spent in a small New England town. With several pleasant black & white drawings by unattributed artist(s). These sketches were first published in the New York Evening Post. --- In brown cloth-covered… Read more
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image of The Americanization of Edward Bok: The Autobiography of a Dutch Boy Fifty  Years After (Lakeside Classics No. 98)

The Americanization of Edward Bok: The Autobiography of a Dutch Boy Fifty Years After (Lakeside Classics No. 98)

by BOK, Edward W. (author); LEWIS, W. David (editor)

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Published
2000
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Near Fine with no dust jacket
Edition
First Edition Thus
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Chicago: Lakeside Press/R. R. Donnelley and Sons Company. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 2000. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. A Lakeside Classic edition, presenting the autobiography of Edward W. Bok (1863-1930). Born in the Netherlands, he immigrated to the United States as a child and went on to be a successful author and editor of Ladies Home … Read more
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image of The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin: Now printed for the first time  from the Manuscript as Franklin wrote it, and including his Preliminary  Outline

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New York: The Heritage Press. Very Good+. 1951. Hardcover. American founding father Benjamin Franklin's famous autobiography in a handsome reprint hardcover in slipcase. With drawings by William Sharp and an introduction by Carl Van Doren. --- In green/blue/yellow marbled paper-covered hardcovers backed in pale yellow cloth, w/titling and decorations gilt-stamped on navy spine block. All textblock… Read more
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image of Poor Richard: The Almanacks for the Years 1733-1758

Poor Richard: The Almanacks for the Years 1733-1758

by SAUNDERS, Richard; [FRANKLIN, Benjamin]

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Published
1964
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Near Fine
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NZ$42.71

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New York: The Heritage Press. Near Fine. 1964. Hardcover. The American founder's legendary work in special Heritage Press reprint edition. With the pseudonym of Mr. Franklin (Richard Saunders) represented on title page. Includes illustrations in both color and black & white by Norman Rockwell, and with an introduction by Van Wyck Brooks. With translations of… Read more
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image of Wagner Nights: An American History

Wagner Nights: An American History

by HOROWITZ, Joseph

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Bluebird Books
Published
1994
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Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780520083943
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Berkeley, Calif.: University of California Press. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1994. First Edition. Hardcover. 0520083946 . First printing. In this work, the author traces the powerful influence of Richard Wagner's music in America, and tells of his principal proponent, conductor Anton Seidl of New York. Includes a section of black and white photos. An entry… Read more
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image of The Best in the World: A Selection of News and Feature Stories,  Editorials, Humor, Poems and Reviews from 1921 to 1928 [The New York World]

The Best in the World: A Selection of News and Feature Stories, Editorials, Humor, Poems and Reviews from 1921 to 1928 [The New York World]

by HUTCHENS, John K.; OPPENHEIMER, George (editors)

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Bluebird Books
Published
1973
Condition
Very Good- in Good dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780670159154
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NZ$26.51

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New York: The Viking Press. Very Good- in Good dust jacket. 1973. First Edition. Hardcover. 0670159158 . First Edition. A collection of highlights from these seven years, which occurred near the end of the long run of this once-influential New York broadsheet. With newsclips and editorial cartoons at endpapers. --- In full yellow cloth-covered boards, in mock… Read more
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image of Rocky Mountain Empire: Revealing glimpses of the West in transition from  old to new, from the pages of the Rocky Mountain Empire Magazine of the  Denver Post. (with signed letter from the editor and publisher of The  Denver Post)

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Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc.. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1950. Hardcover. Stated First Edition. A collection of feature stories which first appeared in the long-published Sunday Denver Post newspaper supplement: Rocky Empire Magazine. Includes a TLS presenting this book as a gift to "Mr. McCullough" by the editor and publisher (and writer… Read more
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The Highland Scots of North Carolina

by MEYER, Duane

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Published
1968
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Very Good with no dust jacket
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Raleigh: State Department of Archives and History. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1968. Softcover. An abridgement of author's 1961 work, 'The Highland Scots of North Carolina 1732-1776', which traces the settlers from the Highlands of Scotland who migrated to North Carolina in the 18th century. An abridgement of author's 1961 work, 'The Highland Scots of North… Read more
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