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HISTORY OF MEDICINE IN THE UNITED STATES

HISTORY OF MEDICINE IN THE UNITED STATES

by Packard, Francis R., M.D.

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New York: Paul B. Hoeber, Inc, 1932. Hardcover. Very Good. 1323 p. Two volumes. 103 illustrations. Reprint. A pioneering achievement that remains one of the standard works on the subject. Octavo. Original blue cloth bindings, with gilt titles. Light dust staining to the top edges. The spines are a bit faded, with some minor wear to the corners and tips; else very good.
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GENDER EQUITY FOR WOMEN PROFESSORS AT RESEARCH UNIVERSITIES

GENDER EQUITY FOR WOMEN PROFESSORS AT RESEARCH UNIVERSITIES

by Packer, Barbara Brown

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Barbara Brown Packer, 1990. Hardcover. Fine. A thesis presented to the faculty of the Graduate School of Education of Harvard University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Education. Quarto. Original burgundy cloth binding, with gilt titles. Issued without a dust jacket. A fine copy.
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THE ADVENTURES OF MR AND MRS JIM AND RON
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THE ADVENTURES OF MR AND MRS JIM AND RON

by Padgett, Ron and Jim Dine

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9780670106103
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0670106100
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New York: Cape Goliard Press in association with Grossman Publishers, 1970. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine/Near fine. Fantastic collaboration between poet Ron Padgett and pop expressionist Jim Dine. Quarto. Original black cloth binding, with white titles. Mild wear to the dust jacket; otherwise near fine.
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F. SCOTT FITZGERALD IN MINNESOTA: Toward the Summit
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F. SCOTT FITZGERALD IN MINNESOTA: Toward the Summit

by Page, Dave and John Koblas

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9780878391073
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087839107X
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St. Cloud, Minnesota: North Star Press of St. Cloud, Inc, 1996. First Edition. Trade paperback. Fine. An exploration and guide to Fitzgerald's association with the North Star State. Fitzgerald was born on September 24, 1896 in St. Paul where two of the four novels released in his lifetime - This Side of Paradise and The Beautiful and Damned - were polished for publication. His third novel, The Great Gatsby, was pitched to his editor, Maxwell Perkins, in a letter written from White Bear Lake, the resort community he frequented as a youth and lived in as a young man. In addition, a score of his best short stories - "The Diamond as Big as the Ritz" and "Winter Dreams" - were penned in Minnesota. Includes a detailed guide and a map of Fitzgerald's Summit Avenue homes and haunts, as well as numerous textual photographs and illustrations. Inscribed by both Page and Koblas on the title page. Original pictorial paper wrappers. A fine copy.
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DREW'S BLUES: A Sideman's Life with the Big Bands
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DREW'S BLUES: A Sideman's Life with the Big Bands

by Page, Drew

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9780807106860
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0807106860
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Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1980. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 25 pp. photographs. Autobiographical reminiscences of the Big Band era of the 1930s and '40s from the often overlooked viewpoint of the sideman. A clarinetist and native Texan, Drew Page traveled and worked with Red Nichols, Freddy Martin, Scat Davis, Jack Crawford, Charlie Ventura, Ben Pollack, and most notably, Harry James with whom he backed a young Frank Sinatra. Inscribed by Page on the front flyleaf. Original cloth binding. The dust jacket is a bit rubbed; otherwise very good. Inscribed by Author.
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Nevada: An Annotated Bibliography

by Paher, Stanley W. (editor)

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9780913814260
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0913814261
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Las Vegas: Nevada Publications, 1980. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Textual illustrations and maps. "Books & Pamphlets Relating to the History & Development of the Silver State." Original burgundy cloth binding, with gilt titles. Some mild wear to the spine ends and corners; otherwise a very good copy of this definitive reference work.
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NEVADA TOWNS & TALES. Volume I - North and Volume II - South
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NEVADA TOWNS & TALES. Volume I - North and Volume II - South

by Paher, Stanley W. (editor)

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9780913814451
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0913814458
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1981, 1982, 1982. Soft cover. Two volumes. Profusely illustrated. Las Vegas, NV: Nevada Publications, 1981 and 1982. First editions. ISBN 0913814458. A diverse collection of stories and anecdotes concerning the state of Nevada, with ample sections devoted to Reno, Elko, Carson City, Tonopah, Las Vegas, mining, politics, ranching, gambling, entertainment history, etc. Bound in original pictorial paper wraps. V.2 somewhat rubbed, with some creasing to the top corner of the front wrap; otherwise a very good set.
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PAINE'S THEOLOGICAL WORKS [or] THE WORKS OF THOMAS PAINE, A HERO IN THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION. With...
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PAINE'S THEOLOGICAL WORKS [or] THE WORKS OF THOMAS PAINE, A HERO IN THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION. With an Account of His Life. Comprising "Life of Thomas Paine," "Examination of the Prophecies," and His "Miscellaneous Theological Writings.

by Paine, Thomas

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Philadelphia: Moss, Brother & Co, 1854. Hardcover. Very good. An early printing. 414 p. with a frontispiece portrait and engraved title page. Octavo. Original brown cloth binding, with gilt titles. Minor dust staining and a faint stain to the top edge. A bit of wear to the corners and tips; else very good.
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BUDDHIST BOOK ILLUMINATIONS

BUDDHIST BOOK ILLUMINATIONS

by Pal, Pratapaditya and Julia Meech-Pekarik

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9780878173280
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0878173285
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New York: Ravi Kumar Publishers, Hacker Art Books, Inc, 1988. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. This is copy number 453 of 500. "...a concise and highly readable account of the history of this little-known, but fascinating subject covering India, Nepal, Tibet, Sri Lanka, Burma, Thailand, Indonesia, China, Japan, and Korea. Illuminated with 108 color and over 130 black-and-white illustrations, this book will serve as a splendid introduction to the subject and stimulate others to explore this rich source for the understanding of Buddhism and its art." Quarto. Original burgundy cloth binding, with gilt stamping. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket, housed in the publisher's slipcase.
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FUZZY: Mathematical Approach to Pattern Recognition
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FUZZY: Mathematical Approach to Pattern Recognition

by Pal, Sankar K. and Dwijesh K. Dutta Majumder

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9780470274637
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0470274638
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New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1986. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good/Very good. Presents a new approach to the problems of pattern recognition and machine learning by the use of fuzzy set theory as enunciated by L.A. Zedah. Octavo. Original light brown cloth binding, with dark brown titles. Just a hint of edgewear to the dust jacket, with a minor crease to the front flap; else a crisp and clean copy.
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HOLOGRAPHIC JOURNAL KEPT BY A NEW YORK MAN WHO SERVED AS A CADET ON A MERCHANT SHIP
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HOLOGRAPHIC JOURNAL KEPT BY A NEW YORK MAN WHO SERVED AS A CADET ON A MERCHANT SHIP

by Pam, Erich

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1931. Very good. A detailed travel log written in 1931 by a 19-year-old New York man who served as a cadet aboard a merchant ship that traveled between the United States and the Mediterranean. The log contains more than 250 entries written by Erich Pam (1907-????) along with a variety of ephemera, ranging from telegrams, tickets, brochures, etc. related to his adventures. Maintained in a leather-bound "Tide Tables and Daily Log" for 1931 courtesy of Dalzell Towing Co, Inc., the journal begins on Monday, February 2, with Pam leaving his job as a gratis instructor at Sperry's Gyro Compass School in Brooklyn. "The American Export Lines phoned for me to come over to Greenpoint to get a letter to the Master of the S.S. Exochorda, still in the shipyards of the N.Y. shipbuilding Co., in Camden, N.J. I am to go as cadet officer on her to Mediterranean ports - a break at last!" On his travels, Pam visited a variety of ports, including Gibralter, Marseilles, Naples, Alexandria, etc. He took advantage of… Read more
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MODERN COMPOSERS

by Pannain, Guido

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London: J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd, 1932. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Translated with a Note by Michael R. Bonavia. Illustrated with eight portraits. First edition in English. Includes profiles of Richard Strauss, Igor Stravinsky, Manuel de Falla, Arnold Schonberg, Maurice Ravel, etc. Original green cloth binding, with gilt titles. Faint crease to the front flyleaf. A bit of wear along the bottom edge of the boards. The dust jacket is price-clipped and rather browned along the spine and extremities, with some occasional edgewear, including a slender chip to the front spine fold; otherwise very good.
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PANDORA'S BOX: The Changing Aspects of a Mythical Symbol

by Panofsky, Dora and Erwin

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New York: Pantheon Books, 1956. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Bollingen Series LII. Frontispiece, with 60 illustrations. Pandora was the "pagan Eve," and she is one of the rare mythological figures to have retained vitality up to our day. Glorified by Calderon, Voltaire, and Goethe, she is familiar to all of us, and "Pandora's box" is a household word. In this classic study, Dora and Erwin Panofsky trace the history of Pandora and of Pandora's box in European literature and art from Roman times to the present. Origial red cloth-covered boards over a black cloth spine, with gilt stamping. The dust jacket is browned along the spine, with just a hint of edgewear; otherwise a crisp, very good copy.
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SPIRITUAL HEALING: Revised and Enlarged Edition
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SPIRITUAL HEALING: Revised and Enlarged Edition

by Swami Paramananda

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Boston: The Vedanta Centre, 1923. Hardcover. Very good. Paramananda (1884-1940) was one of the earliest Indian teachers who traveled to the United States to spread the Vedanta philosophy and religion. In this work, he confirms the faith of the reader to free themself from affliction or ill health. Signed "with my hearty wishes & prayers" by Swami Paramananda on the front flyleaf. Small octavo. Original brown cloth binding, with dark brown titles. Mild wear to the corners and tips; otherwise very good.
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LOUIS THE FOURTEENTH AND THE COURT OF FRANCE IN THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY

LOUIS THE FOURTEENTH AND THE COURT OF FRANCE IN THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY

by Pardoe, Julia

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London: Richard Bentley and Son, 1886. Hardcover. Near Fine. Three volumes. With numerous illustrations on steel and wood. A later edition. Full blue cloth bindings, with decorative gilt stamping. Ink signature to the title page in each volume. Just a hint of wear to the spine ends and corners; otherwise near fine - a lovely set.
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Wrestling with Behavioral Genetics: Science, Ethics, and Public Conversation
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Wrestling with Behavioral Genetics: Science, Ethics, and Public Conversation

by Parens, Erik, Audrey R. Chapman, and Nancy Press (Editors)

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9780801882241
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0801882249
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Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 336 p. Octavo. Original black cloth binding, with gilt titles. A near fine copy in a clean and bright dust jacket.
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DEADLOCK: A V.I. Warshawski Mystery
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DEADLOCK: A V.I. Warshawski Mystery

by Paretsky, Sara

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9780385279338
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0385279337
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Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc, 1984. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Review copy, with the publisher's slip and promotional material laid in. Signed and dated by Sara Paretsky on the front flyleaf. The second V.I. Warshawski novel, which served as the basis for the 1991 film starring Kathleen Turner. Octavo. Original blue paper-covered boards over a black cloth spine, with gilt titles. A fine, unread copy in a fine dust jacket.
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BITTER MEDICINE
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BITTER MEDICINE

by Paretsky, Sara

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9780688064488
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0688064485
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New York: William Morrow, 1987. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Review copy, with the publisher's slip and promotional material laid in. Inscribed and dated by Sara Paretsky on the title page. The fourth novel featuring Chicago private eye V.I. Warshawski. Octavo. A fine, unread copy in a fine dust jacket.
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INDEMNITY ONLY
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INDEMNITY ONLY

by Paretsky, Sara

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9780385272131
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0385272138
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New York: The Dial Press, 1982. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Review copy, with the publisher's slip, promotional photo, and press release laid in. Inscribed by Sara Paretsky on the title page. The author's first book and the literary debut of Chicago private eye V.I. Warshwski. Octavo. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket with just the slightest hint of edgewear.
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THE GUIDE TO ROSES

by Park, Bertram

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Princeton, New Jersey: D. Van Nostrand Company, Inc, 1956. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 130 roses illustrated in colour, with 32 photographs in black and white. First U.S. edition. Review copy, with the publisher's slip laid in. Red cloth binding, with gilt stamping. Some general minor rubbing and edgewear to the dust jacket, with a shallow chip to the top edge of the rear panel; otherwise very good. In a Brodart dust jacket protector.
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