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The Ancient Egyptians: a Popular Introduction to Life in the Pyramid Age

by Kamel, Jill

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1984
Condition
Very Good
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$10.00

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The American University of Cairo Press, 1984. Talller, thinner softcover, glossy light blue marbleing background, a color photo of mosaic at center front wrapper, some illustrations and photographs, 152 pages. Near Fine.. Soft Cover. Very Good.
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The American Character

by Brogan, D.W.

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1956
Condition
Good
Edition
First Paperback
Item Price
$3.00

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Vintage Books, 1956. Mass-market paperback, heavy wrappers with dark red spine, an illustration of carved eagle on front with Declaration of Independence in background, praise on back wrapper from Henry Steele Commager, the New Yorker and others, 217 lightly browned pages. Very slight surface wear to spine, very slightly browned in places. Good.. First Paperback. Mass Market Paperback. Good.
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$3.00
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The Last Earth: A Palestinian Story

by Baroud, Ramzy

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Callaghan Books South
Published
2018
Condition
As New
ISBN
9780745337999
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$19.00

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Pluto Press, 2018. Foreword by Ilan Pappe. Smaller sturdy softcover, an ornate design like domes to front and back wrapper, a color photo in arch at center front of a tree, praise at top back, 278 pages. Mint.. Soft Cover. As New.
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Apacheria: True Stories of Apache Culture 1860-1920

by Farmer, W. Michael

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Callaghan Books South
Published
2017
Condition
As New
ISBN
9781493032792
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$25.00

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TwoDot, 2017. Very large, sturdy softcover, glossy wrappers in shades of gray with close-up photo of elder man on front wrapper, 191 pages, many photographs. Mint.. Soft Cover. As New. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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Inside the Crips: Life Inside L.A.'s Most Notorious Gang

by Simpson, Colton

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Callaghan Books South
Published
2005
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780312329297
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$10.00

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St. Martin's Press, 2005. (1st edition, 1st printing) Sturdy book, dark blue covers, very bright silver lettering on spine, 323 pages. DJ glossy with a color photof of young man in t-shirt, photo on back of his back. DJ and boo, both Very Fine.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Fine.
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$10.00
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A Year at the Races: Reflections on Horses, Humans, Love, Money, and Luck

by Smiley, Jane

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Callaghan Books South
Published
2004
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781400040582
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$17.00

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Alfred A. Knopf, 2004. Sturdy book, purple spine and sides, red front right, very bright silver lettering on spine, 288 pages including a bibliography and brief biographical note, 15 photographs. DJ glossy and colorfully designed in rose, red, white, black and checkered red and white, a phot of horse on most of front, a rider and horse at top… Read more
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$17.00
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The Arab Mind

by Patai, Raphael

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Callaghan Books South
Published
2002
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9781578261178
Item Price
$7.00

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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… Read more
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$7.00
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Sword Of The Samurai: The Classical Art Of Japanese Swordsmanship

by Parulski, George R.

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1985
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780873643320
Item Price
$30.00

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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,… Read more
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$30.00
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The Wild Party: The Last Classic By J.M.M.

by March, Joseph; Moncore

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1994
Condition
Fine
Item Price
$33.00

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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… Read more
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$33.00
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Uncle Bill: A Tale of Two Kids and a Cowboy (The Tumbleweed Series)

by James, Will

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1998
Condition
Good
ISBN
9780878423804
Item Price
$12.00

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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.… Read more
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$12.00
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American Born Chinese

by Yang, Gene Luen

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Callaghan Books South
Published
2006
Condition
As New
Edition
21st Ptg.
ISBN
9781596431522
Item Price
$11.00

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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.
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$11.00
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The Kite Runner: Illustrated Edition

by Hosseini, Khaled

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Callaghan Books South
Published
2007
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Thus
Item Price
$45.00

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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… Read more
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$45.00
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Once Upon a Country: a Palestinian Life

by Nusserbeh, Sari; David, Anthony

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Callaghan Books South
Published
2007
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$24.00

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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,… Read more
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$24.00
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Real Nordic Living: Design, Food, Art, Travel

by Gundtoft, Dorothea

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Callaghan Books South
Published
2017
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780500292792
Item Price
$29.00

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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.
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$29.00
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Africa

by Reader, John

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Callaghan Books South
Published
2001
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780792276814
Item Price
$19.00

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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… Read more
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Kehua!: A Ghost Story

by Weldon, Fay

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Callaghan Books South
Published
2010
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st English
ISBN
9781848874596
Item Price
$75.00

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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,… Read more
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$75.00
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A Graveyard for Lunatics: Another Tale of Two Cities

by Bradbury, Ray

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Callaghan Books South
Published
1990
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780394578774
Item Price
$39.00

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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… Read more
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$39.00
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Born Fighting: How the Scots-Irish Shaped America

by Webb, James

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Callaghan Books South
Published
2004
Condition
Fine
Edition
5th
ISBN
9780767916882
Item Price
$21.00

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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… Read more
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$21.00
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The Chinese in America: A Narrative History

by Chang, Iris

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Callaghan Books South
Published
2003
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780670031238
Item Price
$29.00

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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… Read more
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$29.00
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Broadway Babylon: Glamour, Glitz, and Gossip on the Great White Way

by Hadleigh, Boze

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Callaghan Books South
Published
2007
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780823088300
Item Price
$19.00

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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.
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$19.00