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Pictorial Chinese-Japanese Characters: A New and Fascinating Method to  Learn Ideographs
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Pictorial Chinese-Japanese Characters: A New and Fascinating Method to Learn Ideographs

by VACCARI, Oreste; VACCARI, Mrs. Enko Elisa

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Tokyo: Vaccari's Language Institute. Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket. 1968. Hardcover. Sixth Edition, January 1968. A guide to the characters, or ideographs, used in the Japanese language, which are borrowed from the Chinese. The aim of this work is to help an English-speaker learn these symbolic characters, whose origins are based on depictions of situations found in everyday life. With instructions on writing Chinese-Japanese characters. About 30 pages at the back of this book advertises other publications (complete with sample pages from these items) of the publisher in the field of teaching the Japanese language to English-speakers. --- In full dark red cloth-covered boards with elaborate titling and decorations in gilt to cover and spine. Volume wrapped in pale lavender jacket. --- Volume is in excellent shape: tightly-bound and without markings. Jacket with small hole in front panel and with slight sunning, else intact and protected in removable archival mylar protector.;… Read more
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Remembering Denver [Photographic history of Denver from the 1860s to the  1940s]
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Remembering Denver [Photographic history of Denver from the 1860s to the 1940s]

by VALLIER, Myron

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Paperback
ISBN 13
9781596526266
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1596526262
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Nashville: Trade Paper Press / Turner Publishing Company. Near Fine. 2010. Softcover. 1596526262 . The history of Denver, Colorado is told visually in the form of black & white photos from the Denver Public Library's Western History Photograph Collection. The photos cover a span of time from the 1860s to the 1940s. Myron Vallier was a long-time librarian at the DPL. --- In oblong black & white wraps with 1909 view of downtown Denver to cover. --- A tightly-bound, bright newish copy but with retailer's back cover sticker.; Oblong Octavo - 8 to 9 in. tall; x, 134 pages .
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Contemporary American Novelists 1900-1920
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Contemporary American Novelists 1900-1920

by VAN DOREN, Carl

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New York: The Macmillan Company. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1928. Hardcover. A discussion of notable American novelists whose output appeared in the first two decades of the 20th century. The author analyzes the works of authors such as Upton Sinclair, Theodore Dreiser, Edith Wharton, Willa Cather, Sherwood Anderson and others. --- In ribbed green cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Volume has no dust jacket. --- With prior owner's rubberstampings to endpapers, and with a few scattered pencilings inside the book, otherwise a sound, tightly-bound, clean copy.; 12mo - 7 to 7-1/2 in. tall; xi, 176 pages .
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Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin

by VAN DOREN, Carl

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Hardcover
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Cleveland: The World Publishing Company. Good+. 1948. Hardcover. A reprint edition of Carl Van Doren's rather lengthy biography of Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790). The author, in his preface, says: "This is a long book. It could twice as easily have been three times as long." Franklin, described as a polymath (Wikipedia), was a publisher, American founding father, postmaster, politician, diplomat and inventor. Born in Boston, he made his way to Philadelphia where he found a home. --- In full rust cloth-covered boards with titling in gilt to cover and spine; red topstain. Volume has no dust jacket. --- A tightly-bound, sound copy but with a splotch of brown soiling to front free endpaper and wear to lower cover edges; cover and spine gilding has faded considerably.; Octavo - 8 to 9 in. tall; xix, 845 pages .
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The Lost Boy

The Lost Boy

by Van DYKE, Henry

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Hardcover
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Harper & Brothers. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1914. Hardcover. In full green cloth-covered boards, with gilt decorations and lettering, cover. Lettering on spine very much dulled but still readable. With 3 black and white illustrations by unattributed artist. Volume lightly yellowed with heavily deckled fore and bottom edges. Cover has small white speckles; otherwise a good, tight copy of prolific author's religious story. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 68 pages .
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Wildlife Artists at Work

Wildlife Artists at Work

by Van GELDER, Patricia

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Used - Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780823057498
ISBN 10
0823057496
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New York: Watson-Guptill Publications. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1991. Hardcover. 0823057496 . Ten American wildlife artists share their techniques in this work which provides plenty of examples of their art, in color and in black and white. --- In brown leatherette-like paper-covered boards with white spine titling. Jacket with examples of art on front, back and on front flap. --- About Fine copy: clean, firm, and bright. Bright jacket with a retailer's sticker on front, otherwise undamaged.; Quarto (11 to 13 in. tall); 175 pages .
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An Introduction to the Music of Sierra Leone
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An Introduction to the Music of Sierra Leone

by van OVEN, Cootje

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[Freetown, Sierra Leone]: Government Printing Department. Very Good+. 1981. Paperback. A scarce, oversize paperback volume which analyzes the music of West Africa's Sierra Leone. Types of songs, instruments, styles, rhythms and other aspects of Sierra Leonean music are discussed. With several pages of black & white photos. A cassette tape which is referenced inside the book is not present. This work sponsored by the Minister for Development Co-operation of the Netherlands. --- In stiff pink wraps with titling in blue to cover and spine. --- A sound copy: clean, bright and tightly-bound but with a few specks of soiling to covers.; Quarto - 11 to 13 in. tall; 85 pages .
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The Wonderful City of Carrie Van Wie: Paintings of San Francisco at the  Turn of the Century
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The Wonderful City of Carrie Van Wie: Paintings of San Francisco at the Turn of the Century

by VAN WIE, Carrie (art); LEWIS, Oscar (text)

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Used - Very Good+
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Hardcover
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[San Francisco]: The Grabhorn Press for the Book Club of California. Very Good+. 1963. Hardcover. A portfolio of 21 reproductions of oil paintings by Carrie Van Wie. The subjects of these paintings are pre-fire San Francisco buildings and notable city sights at the turn of the 20th century. Each with descriptive text by Oscar Lewis. Title page with a photographic portrait of Ms. Van Wie, and her painting of her home on Collins Street in San Francisco. One of 525 copies issued. --- In green paper-covered boards with the look of tapestries, backed in tan linen cloth with "Carrie Van Wie" printed on paper spine label. Unpaginated (about 50 pp.). Volume has no dust jacket. --- A clean, bright, tightly-bound copy but with slight chafing to lower cover edges.; Folio - 13 to 23 in. tall; [c.50 pp] pages .
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Marble, Colorado: City of Stone

Marble, Colorado: City of Stone

by VANDENBUSCHE, Duane; MYERS, Rex

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Denver: Golden Bell Press. Very Good+. 1980. Softcover. Stated third printing, June 1980. A history of the Colorado mountain town famous for its pure white Yule Creek marble, which was used in numerous buildings and statues in the United States. The authors tell of the rowdy history of the town and the rigorous effort to quarry the stone and transport it so it could be shaped into its final forms, which include the Lincoln Memorial and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, both in the Washington area. With several black & white photos and a couple of sketch maps of the area. --- In white wraps with black & white photo of operations in the town on front panel. --- A very nice copy: tightly-bound and sturdy but with minor rubbing to covers and a front cover crease.; Octavo - 8 to 9 in. tall; viii, 229 pages .
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Good Stories Reprinted from The Ladies' Home Journal of Philadelphia

Good Stories Reprinted from The Ladies' Home Journal of Philadelphia

by various

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Hardcover
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Philadelphia: Henry Altemus Company. Fair with no dust jacket. 1907. Hardcover. A selection of light-hearted stories, many quite short, taken from the pages of the Ladies' Home Journal magazine. With several black & white drawings. --- In light green paper-covered boards with color image of a well-dressed lady out shopping for books. --- In fairly brittle condition with a few loosened leaves. Cover with chafing, overall the book is pretty solid and makes for an intriguing glimpse of a bygone time.; 24mo (5 to 6 in. tall) ; 128 pages .
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Vatsyayana's Kama Sutra: India's Most Authoritative Treatise on Sex and  Love
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Vatsyayana's Kama Sutra: India's Most Authoritative Treatise on Sex and Love

by VATSYAYANA

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New Delhi, India: R & K Publishing House. Good. 1977. Softcover. Fully intact but missing most of thin, printed glossy paper covering over it's spine. ; An English language edition of the ancient Indian manual of sexuality, emotional fulfillment, and general philosophy of love. Originally written in Sanskrit, the Kama Sutra has murky beginnings, and may have appeared as long ago as 400 B.C. The authorship of the Kama Sutra is generally attributed to Vatsyayana. This copy, produced in India, offers a series of black & white plates showing couples in various lovemaking or romantic positions in ancient sculptures or paintings. --- In stiff wraps backed in tan cloth. Leaves with a faint pinkish tone. An ancient sculpture of lovers appears on cover. --- Paper backing has apparently peeled away from the spine, but the volume remains sound and binding is tight.; Octavo - 8 to 9 in. tall; 181, (32) pages .
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Waterfowl Painting  Blue Ribbon Techniques

Waterfowl Painting Blue Ribbon Techniques

by Veasey, William

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Used - Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780916838904
ISBN 10
0916838900
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Exton, Penna. USA: Schiffer Publishing. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1983. Hardcover. 0916838900 . Techniques for painting carved waterfowl are detailed here. With lots of photos. In good shape, clean and bright. Exposure to dampness has caused minor rippling to block of pages. Dust jacket creased/bunched, espec at head of spine. ; 1.1 x 11.1 x 8.4 Inches; 224 pages .
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Painted Mountains: Two Expeditions to Kashmir

Painted Mountains: Two Expeditions to Kashmir

by VENABLES, Stephen

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Used - Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket
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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780898861365
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0898861365
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Seattle: The Mountaineers. Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket. 1987. Hardcover. 0898861365 . An account of two separate expeditions to climb previously unclimbed 6000-7000 metre peaks in Kashmir. With maps and b&w and color plates. --- In full blue textured paper-covered boards w/titling gilt-stamped on spine. Jacket with color photos of the peaks. --- A bright, clean, unmarked copy. Jacket with minor chafing & sm. tears; bears original $18.95 flap price.; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 239 pages .
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A Slender Thread: Escaping Disaster in the Himalaya

A Slender Thread: Escaping Disaster in the Himalaya

by VENABLES, Stephen

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Paperback
ISBN 13
9781560252986
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1560252987
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New York: Thunder's Mouth Press/Balliett & Fitzgerald, Inc.. Very Good with no dust jacket. 2001. Trade Paperback. 1560252987 . An account of Stephen Venable's fall while climbing in the Himalayas, in which he broke both legs and lived to tell about it. One in publisher's Adrenaline Series, edited by Clint Willis. With numerous photos. --- A firm, clean, bright copy but with round sticker on spine, minor creasing to covers. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 237 pages .
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The Exploitation System of the Yellow-Billed Magpie

The Exploitation System of the Yellow-Billed Magpie

by VERBEEK, Nicolaas A. M

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Used - Very Good with no dust jacket
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Paperback
ISBN 13
9780520094499
ISBN 10
0520094492
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Berkeley, Calif.: University of California Press. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1973. Softcover. 0520094492 . From the series: University of California publications in zoology, vol. 99. A scholarly work examining the life style of this magpie species, and the "exploitative" means by which they find food, among other things. With numerous charts, tables and drawings. Indexed. --- With prior owner's rubberstampings in at least two locations & fingerprint smudges on cover, else a firm, bright copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 58 pages .
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Works of Jules Verne (11 volume limited edition set, Prince Edward of  Wales edition)
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Works of Jules Verne (11 volume limited edition set, Prince Edward of Wales edition)

by VERNE, Jules; HORNE, Charles F. (editor)

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New York and London: Vincent Parke and Company. Very Good. 1911. Hardcover. An incomplete 11-volume set of the works of the great French novelist, poet and playwright Jules Verne (1828-1905). Number 210 of a limited edition of 500 sets, each originally consisting of 15 volumes in this Prince Edward of Wales Edition. Edited by Charles F. Horne. --- INCLUDED in this set are Volume 1: A Drama in the Air; The Watch's Soul; A Winter on the Ice; The Pearl of Lima; The Mutineers; Five Weeks in a Balloon / V2.: Adventures of Captain Hatteras; A Trip from to the Moon; Tour of the Moon / V4.: In Search of the Castaways / V6: Mysterious Island (Second Volume) / V8: The Survivors of the Chancellor; Michael Strogoff / V9: Off on a Comet; The Underground City / V10: Dick Sands; Measuring a Meridian / V11: Begum's Millions; Tribulations of a Chinaman; Giant Raft (part 1) / V12 Giant Raft (part 2); The Steam House / V13: The Crusoe School; Star of the South; Purchase of the North Pole / V14:… Read more
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Butterflies and Moths
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Butterflies and Moths

by VESCO, Jean-Pierre (text); STAROSTA, Paul (photography)

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  • First
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Used - Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition
First American Edition
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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780670030460
ISBN 10
0670030465
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New York: Viking Studio Books. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2001. First American Edition. Hardcover. 0670030465 . First U. S. edition, first printing with full number line on copyright page. The incredible variety and beauty of species of butterflies and moths are showcased in this oversize volume. With full color photos by Paul Starosta, many under magnification. Authoritative text is provided by entomologist Jean-Pierre Vesco. --- In brown paper-covered boards with spine titling stamped in silver. Unclipped jacket features Starosta photos on front and back. --- A very nice copy: clean, unmarked and tightly bound. Jacket in similar condition but with slight rubbing. (Due to the considerable weight of this item, extra shipping charges may be requested.) ; Folio (13 to 23 in. tall); 183 pages .
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Jim Bridger  Mountain Man

Jim Bridger Mountain Man

by VESTAL, Stanley

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Used - Very Good- with no dust jacket
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Paperback
ISBN 13
9780803257207
ISBN 10
0803257201
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Lincoln, Nebraska: University of Nebraska Press. Very Good- with no dust jacket. 1971. Trade Paper. 0803257201 . Third softcover printing of work which was first written in 1946. In a clean copy but with prev. owner's inked name on title page. Textblock firm, covers rubbed. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 333 pages .
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Myra Breckinridge

Myra Breckinridge

by VIDAL, Gore

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First Edition
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Hardcover
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Boston: Little, Brown and Company. Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket. 1968. First Edition. Hardcover. A stated first edition of Gore Vidal's controversial novel explores various themes of human sexuality, including transexuality and feminism. --- In full textured black paper-covered boards with spine titling in gilt. Jacket features prancing woman's figure to cover. --- A clean, bright, sound copy but with prior owner's signature to front endpaper. Unclipped dust jacket with sizeable chip to head of spine, other creases and small trears but mostly intact and protected in removable archival mylar protector.; Octavo - 8 to 9 in. tall; (6), 264 pages .
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The Golden Age: A Novel

The Golden Age: A Novel

by VIDAL, Gore

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  • First
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Used - Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780385500753
ISBN 10
0385500750
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New York: Doubleday. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2000. First Edition. Hardcover. 0385500750 . A stated first edition of author's novel, which is set against the backdrop of World War II and the Korean War. --- In light grey paper-covered boards with spine titling in gilt. Dust jacket features montage of wartime images. --- An about Fine copy lacking damages worthy of mention. Unclipped jacket also undamaged.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); 467 pages .
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