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The Arab Mind
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The Arab Mind

By Patai, Raphael

Hatherleigh Press, 2002. New Foreword by Norvell B. De Atkine. Large, thicker sturdy softcover, glossy wrappers with color photograph of domes and minarets on front at sunset, orange sky, praise at top front from The New Yorker, on back from Jay Winik and others, orange spine lightly faded and back wrapper with more praise, a photo of author at bottom back left, 466 pages. Very Fine.. Soft Cover. Fine.

$7.00

Sword Of The Samurai: The Classical Art Of Japanese Swordsmanship
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Sword Of The Samurai: The Classical Art Of Japanese Swordsmanship

By Parulski, George R.

Boulder CO: Paladin Press, 1985. Very large, heavy sturdy book, shiny black cloth, very bright bronze lettering on spine, 129 heavy pages ending with a glossary of terms, some pages uncut. Many photographs of techniques, an illustration of samurai on title page. DJ glossy red with stunning color-illustration of samurai warrior in gold, black, white, red and gray on front, another color-illustration of samurai holding crossed swords on back. DJ and book, both Very Fine.. Cloth. Fine/Very Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$30.00

The Wild Party: The Last Classic By J.M.M.

By March, Joseph; Moncore

Picador, 1994. (Originally published, 1928) Narrow, sturdy book, gray cloth spine, green boards with embossed drawing of man and woman dancing on front, black lettering very fine on spine, purplish red color inside covers and adjacent end papers, 111 heavy stiff glossy pages plus a final illustration of a burnt-out candle illustrated. DJ light green front shows a dancing couple and red zig-zag design on front, a nude woman on bed at top back, glossy dark green spine, praise on back from William Burroughs, Carol Ann Duffy in Sunday Times.DJ has very light crease along top front and top back. Near Very Fine DJ/Very Fine book.. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Very Fine. Illus. by Spiegelman, Art.

$33.00

Uncle Bill: A Tale of Two Kids and a Cowboy (The Tumbleweed Series)

By James, Will

Missoula MT: Mountain Press , 1998. Very large softcover, glossy blue front wrapper, black borders and illustration of boys lassoing calves, beige at center back wrapper with praise from New York World-Telegram, 183 pages with many illustrations, some full-page. Very light creases at front tips and top back tip. Brown spot at pages' bottom edge. Near Very Good.. Soft Cover. Good.

$12.00

Fairbairn's Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland

By Fairbairn, James

Bonanza Books, 1986. (Revised by Laurence Butters) Ex-library copy, DJ beneath library plastic, cream background with ornate color heraldric device on front, another top back, ovber 2245 engraved illustrations, 3800 mottos translated and explained, 599 pages plus plates and key, text arranged alphabetically and in double-column format. DJ has sticker, library envelope on first front end paper. Fine book, considering it is ex-library.. Hard Cover. Fine. Ex-Library.

$16.00

American Born Chinese
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American Born Chinese

By Yang, Gene Luen

Square Fish, 2006. Larger sturdy softcover, 233 glossy heavy pages, glossy yellow wrappers with cartoonish image of Chinese-American on front left, Heave gilt circular sticker at top front right: Winner Prinze Award for Excellent in Young Adult Literature. Mint.. 21st Ptg.. Soft Cover. As New. Illus. by Pien, Lark.

$11.00

The Kite Runner: Illustrated Edition

By Hosseini, Khaled

Riverhead Books, 2007. (Originally published, 2003) Large, heavy sturdy book, red cloth spine, red boards with very bright ornate gilt border close to long front edge, very bright gilt lettering on spine, green color inside covers and adjacent end papers, 329 glossy pages including three glossy photo sections. DJ shiny with color photo of city and kites, ornate gilt border along front left, red, yellow lettering, gilt lettering bright on spine, purple back with praise from New York Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Washington Post Book World. DJ has light creases at spine top, very light scratches short on back. Find DJ/Very Fine book.. First Thus. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

$45.00

Once Upon a Country: a Palestinian Life

By Nusserbeh, Sari; David, Anthony

Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 2007. (1st edition, 1st printing) Large, sturdy book, dark gray spine, blue boards, very bright gilt lettering on spine, three tiny light spots near middle front, 542 pages including a glossy photo section. Dj glossy with photo of boy and pigeons on front, a color photo above land and sea on back, a praise from Amoz Oz, Richard North Patterson and others on back. DJ and book, both As New.. First Edition. Hard Cover. As New/As New.

$24.00

Real Nordic Living: Design, Food, Art, Travel
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Real Nordic Living: Design, Food, Art, Travel

By Gundtoft, Dorothea

Thames & Hudson, 2017. Very large, sturdy, very heavy softcover, heavy wrappers in shades of brown illustrating plates on wood table on front, yellow and white lettering, yellow spine, 251 stiff heavy glossy pages plus two-page color photograph of sky and woods. Profusely illustrated in color throughout. Very Fine.. Soft Cover. Fine.

$29.00

Africa
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Africa

By Reader, John

National Geographic, 2001. (PBS Series) Additional Postage Will Be Needed. Very large, very heavy sturdy book, 320 heavy glossing pages, color photographs throughout. DJ glossy with color photo of person beneath an orange and light green cloth on front, orange spine and back with five color photographs. DJ has very light crease along top front, spine top. Near Fine DJ/Very Fine book.. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by Lewis, Michael S.. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

$19.00

Kehua!: A Ghost Story
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Kehua!: A Ghost Story

By Weldon, Fay

Corvus, 2010. Larger, sturdy book, quality black cloth, bright silver lettering on spine, a dent at bottom front edge near spine, 325 pages. On first front end paper in black ink: "To Maggie of Tishbur, With best wishes, Fay Weldon in Beafroms Opening Day, 11 09 10" DJ glossy with stunning illustration of sky, hill and exotic plants on front, spine and back. DJ has 1/4" tear at bottom front edge nearer spine. DJ and book, both Near Fine.. Signed by Author. 1st English. Cloth. Very Good/Near Fine.

$75.00

A Graveyard for Lunatics: Another Tale of Two Cities

By Bradbury, Ray

Alfred A. Knopf, 1990. Sturdy book, black cloth spine, peach boards, embossed silver initials at top front, bright silver lettering on spine with bronze design, 285 pages. DJ very colorful with illustrations of coffin, skulls, a bright sun with colorful circling rays on front, a photo of Bradbury on all of back. DJ and book, both As New.. First Edition. Hard Cover. As New/As New. Illus. by Minor, Wendell.

$39.00

Born Fighting: How the Scots-Irish Shaped America
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Born Fighting: How the Scots-Irish Shaped America

By Webb, James

Broadway Books, 2004. Large, sturdy book, brown spine, cream boards, very bright gilt lettering on spine, 369 pages. Owner's note on dedication page. DJ glossy, brown striped border at top and bottom edge, a montage of photos at bottom front, spine and back with praise, raised black title and author's name at top back. Semper fi! Lt.! Near Very Fine DJ/Very Fine book.. 5th. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Very Fine.

$21.00

The Chinese in America: A Narrative History
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The Chinese in America: A Narrative History

By Chang, Iris

Viking, 2003. (1st edition, 1st printing) Large, thick, sturdy book, yellow spine, red boards, very bright gilt lettering on spine, 496 pages including three glossy photo sections. DJ glossy beneath mylar, colorfully designed in shades of red, a photo of large family at center front with ornate red and gold design, praise on back from Jonathan Spence, James Brady, Wall Street Journal and others. DJ and book, both As New.. First Edition. Hard Cover. As New/As New.

$29.00

Broadway Babylon: Glamour, Glitz, and Gossip on the Great White Way
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Broadway Babylon: Glamour, Glitz, and Gossip on the Great White Way

By Hadleigh, Boze

Back Stage Books, 2007. (1st edition, 1st printing) Large, sturdy book, dark blue covers, very bright gilt lettering, 342 pages. DJ glossy blue background, an entertainer dressing on front, praise on back from Los Angeles Times. DJ and book, both As New.. First Edition. Hard Cover. As New/As New.

$19.00

Lawrence of Arabia: The Authorized Biography of T.E. Lawrence

By Wilson, Jeremy

Collier Books, 1992. (1st edition, 1st paperback) Very lrge, very thick softcover, glossy light green wrappers with stunning color portrait of T.E. Lawrence in Arab clothing at front right by Augustus Johns, an ornate Arabic gold and dark blue border to front left and back right, red-brown design behind white title, 453 pages including four glossy photo sections plus map, praise on back from Nigel Nicolson in New York Times Book Review, Peter Ackroyd in The Times. (Abridged by Author). Near Very Fine.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$19.00

Nunaga: Ten Years of Eskimo Life
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Nunaga: Ten Years of Eskimo Life

By Pryde, Duncan

Walker and Company, 1972. (1st U.S. edition) Smaller sturdy book, quality gray cloth, gilt lettering bright on spine, blue map of Arctic Circle inside covers and adjacent end papers, 285 pages including glossy color photo section. DJ glossy beneath mylar with color photo of sled and icy horizon on front, a color photo of man pushing ice away from boat, cream spine. DJ and book, both Very Fine.. 1st US. Cloth. Fine/Very Fine.

$33.00

Blue Angel Nights: Erotic Escapades in Germany of the 1920s

By Von Falkensee, Margarete

Carroll & Graf Publishers, 1986. Larger book, dark blue spine, blue boards, silver lettering bright on spine, 252 pages. Light tiny spotting on pages' exterior edges, remainder dot at pages' bottom edge. DJ glossy with color photo of risque woman entertainer on front, cream spine and back. Very Fine DJ/Near Fine book.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Fine.

$24.00

Dances of Denmark

By Lorenzen, Poul; Jeppesen, Jeffe

London: Max Parrish & Co., 1950. Illustrated by Rowland A. Beard and Yvonne Moyne. Small, thin book, quality blue cloth, embossed red lettering very fine on top front and spine, 40 lightly browned pages. Stunning color-illustrations of dancing couples in traditional clothing of Denmark--part of a series and dancing. A map of Denmark. An ink note and date at top of first front end paper, (1971). DJ dark with pattern, an oval with a color-illustration of dancers on front. DJ price-clipped, spine slightly darkened, very slight surface wear to tips, a micronick at middle of top front edge, very slight surface wear at spine edges, a microtear at top back edge at middle. . First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Near Very Good. Illus. by Beard, Rowland A.; Moyne, Yvonne. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$14.00

Sociological Analysis of Aging: The Gay Male Perspective
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Sociological Analysis of Aging: The Gay Male Perspective

By Cruz, J. Michael

Harrington Park Press, 2003. Ex-library copy, glossy covers with red and orange background, a photo of men with hands above their heads on front, black spine, praise on back with same illustration as front. Usual ex-library markings. Good, considering it is ex-library.. Color-Illustrated Boards. Good. Ex-Library.

$39.00

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