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George Cruikshank's Table Book

by a Beckett, Gilbert Abbott (ed.)

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London: Punch, 1845. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good. George Cruikshank. First edition with original pen and ink study by Cruikshank mounted to ffep. 8vo, viii [x] [1] 284pp.with 12 steel engravings and numerous woodcuts throughout. Full brown calf with boards ruled and spine tooled in gilt and red morocco spine label with gilt lettering. All page edges in gilt with green endpapers. Signed by Reviere and Sons, stamped to verso of ffep. Good only with front board detached and wear and rubbing to edges of boards and some surface abrasions to rear board. Bookplate of Robert Downs of Denmark Hill attached to front pastedown.
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Contributions to the Study of Babylonian Lunar Theory

Contributions to the Study of Babylonian Lunar Theory

by Aaboe, Asger; Hamilton, Norman T.

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Copenhagen: The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters, 1979. First edition. 8vo, 36pp, uncut. Publication info in Danish, text in English. Tables, illustrations. Gray card wrappers printed in blue and black, yapped edges. Some sunning and and soiling to front cover else near fine. From the synopsis: "The principal part of the present contributions to the study of Babylonian lunar theory is a reconstruction of a scheme for computing the length of time intervals consisting of six consecutive synodic months." Part of the Royal Danish Academy's Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry... series, number 40:6.  Uncommon.
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The ABAA Newsletter vol. 5 no. 3, Spring, 1994

by ABAA (Larry McMurtry)

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New York: ABAA, 1994. Soft cover. Very Good. Interesting issue of this newsletter with a lengthy, passionate letter from Larry McMurtry on the topic of piracy, as was being debated by members of the ABAA in relation to its code of ethics at the time. Very good with some light curling at corners else clean.
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Up All Night: A Short Story Collection
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Up All Night: A Short Story Collection

by Abrahams, Peter; Bray, Libba; Levithan, David; Weeks, Sarah; Yang, Gene; Mccormick, Patricia

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U.S.A.: HarperTeen, 2008. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Near fine with "instructional resource sticker" on ffep.
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There Was a Country: A Personal History of Biafra
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There Was a Country: A Personal History of Biafra

by Achebe, Chinua

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U.S.A.: Penguin Press, 2012. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Near Fine. Advance Uncorrected Proofs (ARC). Near fine with a couple lines in black marker to top and bottom page block edge, with minimal wear to wraps.
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Things Fall Apart
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Things Fall Apart

by Achebe, Chinua

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London and Ibadan: Heinemann Educational Books Ltd, 1963. 8vo, 187pp. Illustrations by Dennis Carabine. Signed by Achebe on the title page. Publisher's illustrated wrappers, perfect bound. Some general toning and soiling to wraps, few wrinkles to spine. Page edges lightly foxed. Former owner's name to ffep else clean internally and very good. Signed 1963 printing of this classic from Chinua Achebe which was published as the first book in the African Writers Series by Heinemann in 1962.  Achebe was the editorial advisor for the series.  Wonderful illustrations throughout by Carabine, and scarcely found signed.  .
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Occult Astrology
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Occult Astrology

by Adam, Major C. G. M.

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[London]: Modern Astrology, 1939. First edition. 8vo, 225, [1]pp. Illustrations, advertisements. Publisher's dark blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt. Former owner's name to ffep else clean internally. Some toning to page block edge, minor wear to boards. Near fine. Sharp first edition of this work published by Alan Leo's Modern Astrology Offices.  At one time, Major C.G.M. Adam was editor of Leo's periodical of the same name.  Sections on natal and mundane astrology.  .
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The Deeper Meaning of Liff

by Adams, Douglas; Lloyd, John

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London: Pan Books, 1990. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Kitchen, Bert. Nice first printing copy of this sequel to The Meaning of Liff. Published in 1990 by Pan, London. Near fine, unread copy with some soiling to foredge of page block, in very good jacket with a few scuffs to the back panel, and wear to corners and spine ends.
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The Cowboy & His Humor
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The Cowboy & His Humor

by Adams, Ramon F.

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Austin: The Encino Press, 1968. First edition. 8vo, 71pp. Illustrated title and single vignette illustration. Signed by Adams on the half title page. Pictorial beige paper boards in clear acetate jacket. Near fine in jacket with a few small chips and edge tears. Note: there is no colophon/limitation page present in this copy.
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Six-Guns and Saddle Leather

by Adams, Ramon F.

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Cleveland, OH: John T. Zubal, 1982. 2nd Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Revised and greatly enlarged edition, reprinted 1982. Near fine in like jacket with sun fading to spine.
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The Discrimination of Birth-types in Relation to Disease
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The Discrimination of Birth-types in Relation to Disease

by Addey, John

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Green Bay: The Cambridge Circle Press, 1974. First edition. 22x14cm, 25, [1]pp. Charts, tables, graphs. Illustrated beige wraps, stapled. Nearly fine with light wear. Medical astrology pamphlet discussing, among other things, harmonics and their relation to human diseases such as cancer and polio.  Uncommon.
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The Great Adventure of Mrs. Santa Claus

The Great Adventure of Mrs. Santa Claus

by Addington, Sarah

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Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1923. First edition. 8vo, 108pp. Full color frontispiece and four other plates by Gertrude A. kay. Blue cloth with pictorial paper onlay to front board. Very good with some edgewear and dulling to spine lettering. Bookstore ticket attached below former owner's gift inscription on front pastedown. Old, neat tape reinforcement at hinges of two plates, some foxing to margins, else clean internally. Early children's work from the American author and Journalist from New York, Sarah Addington. Beautifully illustrated by Gertrude Kay (1884-1939), who was a student of Howard Pyle and worked mainly in children's books and magazines during the golden age of illustration.
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New Pathways , No. 16, July 1990

by Adkisson, Michael G.

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MGA Services, 1990. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Very Good. Koszowski, Allen. Contains fiction from Brian Aldiss, Ardath Mayhar, Don Webb, and others. Signed on the contents page by Allen Koszowski who contributed to the artwork. Very good with some light rubbing to covers, mainly near spine.
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Wyoming - The Young Man's State [Drop Title]
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Wyoming - The Young Man's State [Drop Title]

by [Wyoming Land Promotional] United States Railroad Administration

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[Washington, D.C.]: United States Railroad Administration, Agricultural Section, 1919. First edition. 9x8" [1], [35, [1]pp including wrappers. Photographs, map. Illustrated wrappers, staple bound. Some toning to wraps, light vertical crease throughout, small chip and some smudging to rear wrapper. Very good or better. Nicely preserved and scarce Wyoming promotional, issued as part of the Agricultural Series (No. 10) by the U.S. Railroad Administration.  Copiously illustrated with photos of the state's scenery and agricultural industries from livestock to farmland.  We date this publication by the governor's message at the front, written by Robert D. Carey who took office in 1918 and served until 1922.   OCLC cites only a copy at the Newberry Library in Chicago.
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Color in Relation to Illumination Levels [Cover Title]
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Color in Relation to Illumination Levels [Cover Title]

by [Advertising] [Mid-century Design] Granville, Walter C.

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[Chicago]: American-Marietta Company, 1958. First edition. 11x7" 16pp. Printed in several pastel colors, with illustrations, two pages of mounted samples, and 4 brad-bound sample palettes, each roughly 20 pages, 4x2" and with technical info on versos, laid in mounted pockets as issued. Spiral bound in printed card wrappers with samples mounted to front cover, under glassine protector. Some waviness to pages, hints of smudging and wear. Near fine. A beautiful piece of mid-century advertising from the American-Marietta Corporation of Chicago.  The book is written as a manual for architects showing how the company's paints, complete with technical information, are best used in different lighting environments.  American-Marietta was active from 1940-1961.   OCLC cites 7 holdings for this booklet.
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50 Piece Jig Saw Puzzle with printed envelope
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50 Piece Jig Saw Puzzle with printed envelope

by [Advertising] Prophylactic Brush Co.; Frances Tipton Hunter

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Florence, MA: Prophylactic Brush Co, 1932. Complete jig saw puzzle in envelope, printed on both sides in two colors, 10.5x14." Puzzle bright, clean, and with minimal wear, envelope with some folds and staining. Charming advertisement for Pro-phy-lac-tic tooth brushes in the form of a jig saw puzzle given out as a free premium with purchase of the tufted model.  The envelope shows 5 sizes of the brush, which at the time was the company's most popular product.  The other side shows the image by Saturday Evening Post illustrator, Frances Tipton Hunter (1896-1957), with detailed instructions on how to complete the puzzle.  A wonderful and uncommon piece of Massachusetts advertising history.  .
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The Underwood Dispatch No. 24, May 26, 1930: Underwood Spring Sales Contest Ends with High...

The Underwood Dispatch No. 24, May 26, 1930: Underwood Spring Sales Contest Ends with High Batting Averages

by [Advertising]; [Baseball]; Underwood Typewriter Company

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New York: Underwood Typewriter Company, 1930. Poster, 12.5x25." Glossy paper, printed in green and brown. Wear and a few tears at folds, some soiling. Very good. Uncommon, interoffice newsletter for the historic Underwood Typewriter Company in New York. Headshots of all the best salesmen from the Spring Sales Contest, with "67 Sales-batsmen making 100% or more of their sales-hit quotas." The stats and branch locations are displayed in a table, with a wonderful, period baseball graphic printed in green separating the table from the photos.
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Gandhiji's Reflections on Democracy
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Gandhiji's Reflections on Democracy

by [Gandhi] The National Council on Asian Affairs

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Philadelphia: National Council on Asian Affairs, 1957. First edition. 4to, 55pp. Photographs, illustrations. Cream stock wrappers show wear and soiling with bumped head of spine. Internally clean with some toning to paper and a tear to bottom half of pg 17/18. Very good. Quotations from Gandhi accompanied by illustrations and photographs, nicely printed and produced.  .
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The Negro in 1944 [Cover Title]
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The Negro in 1944 [Cover Title]

by [African Americana] CIO Political Action Committee

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New York: CIO Political Action Committee, 1944. First edition. 20x14cm, [30]pp including printed, inner wrappers. Photographs throughout, map on rear cover. Staple bound with some wear to wraps, mainly at corners. Internally clean and very good. Uncommon pamphlet from the newly formed (1943) Congress of Industrial Organizations Political Action Committee.  This promotional publication of sorts was intended to elicit support from the public and other unionists (a tactic unique to the CIO-PAC at the time) to end discrimination within unions.   The second president of the organization and steelworkers unionist, Philip Murray, helped found the CIO-PAC in response to the Smith-Connally Act, which prevented strikes in industries during wartime production.  The group supported FDR, who is featured in the pamphlet, and who vetoed the Smith-Connally Act.  The CIP-PAC, besides advocating against discrimination, also helped register black voters in the South and worked towards eliminating poll taxes.   .
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A History of Dallas from a Different Perspective
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A History of Dallas from a Different Perspective

by [African American History] Prince, Dr. Robert

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[Austin]: Nortex Press, 1993. First edition. 8vo, 180pp. Illustrated with photographs. Inscribed by Prince to the former owner on the ffep. Blue cloth boards, spine lettered in gilt in illustrated jacket. Nearly fine. Signed copy of Dr. Robert L. Prince's (1930-2019) history of the contributions of African Americans to the history of Dallas.  Prince spent 30 years researching the work which he published as an antithesis to the standard histories he read as a student in the 30s and 40s, and which did not include any information on the role of the African slave in the development of the city.  Prince began his OB-GYN practice in 1964 and was a staunch advocate for women's reproductive rights, serving on the board of Planned Parenthood.  He was the first African American appointed to a Dallas County Board.   .
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