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A VACATION IN THE SCOTTISH HIGHLANDS AND OTHER PLACES
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A VACATION IN THE SCOTTISH HIGHLANDS AND OTHER PLACES

by Macdonald, J. Wiseman, K.P., LL.D.

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Los Angeles: Privately Printed, 1930. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 280 p. 24 plates. Macdonald (1866-1942), a prominent Los Angeles attorney, was descended from the Clan Macdonald, a Scottish Highland clan and one of the largest clans in Scotland. His visit to Scotland in 1929 was induced by an address he was invited to deliver on the occasion of the dedication of a memorial to Alasdair MacMhaighstir Alasdair, the Gaelic Bard, at St. Mary's Church in Arisaig. Presentation copy, inscribed by Macdonald on the front pastedown. Octavo. Original blue cloth binding, with a gilt-stamped black leather spine label. A very good copy. Inscribed by Author.
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VACCARI'S STANDARD JAPANESE-ENGLISH DICTIONARY

VACCARI'S STANDARD JAPANESE-ENGLISH DICTIONARY

by Vaccari, Oreste and Mrs. Enko Elisa Vaccari

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Tokyo: Sophia University, 1990. Hardcover. Fine. Together with his wife, Italian linguist Oreste Vaccari (1886-1980) prepared many books to help foreign learners of Japanese. This work is considered to be the culmination of their lifetime's study. 1861 p. Octavo. Original blue cloth binding, with silver titles. A fine copy.
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VALEDICTION
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VALEDICTION

by Parker, Robert B.

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9780385293303
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0385293305
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New York: Delacorte Press, 1984. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First edition, first printing. Inscribed by Robert Parker on the half-title, with a promotional portrait laid in. The twelfth installment in the Spenser series, in which the Boston private eye becomes a fugitive after helping his friend Hawk break out of jail. Octavo. A fine, unread copy in a fine dust jacket.
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VALENTINE AND RELATED FAMILIES, MASSACHUSETTS TO TEXAS, 1675-1987

by Harllee, Edra Klutts and Opal Klutts Hollis

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Privately Published. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Numerous textual photos, illustrations, and maps, with a nine Coats of Arms reproduced in color. N.p.: Privately published, n.d. First edition. Genealogical history of Valentines, Vollintines, Klutts, and other families that trace their lineage to John Valentine, who emigrated from his ancestral home of Lancashire, England to Boston, Massachusetts before 1642. Descendants of this early New England settler eventually made their way to Texas, by way of Virginia, North Carolina, and Tennessee. With a post-it note, inscribed and dated by Opal Klutts Hollis, affixed to the front flyleaf. Pictorial buckram boards, issued without a dust jacket. A very good copy. Signed by Author.
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THE VALLEY AND THE SHADOW

by Boore, W.H.

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London: Heinemann, 1963. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. The author's first novel, a mystery set in the Welsh hill village of Bryncoed. Original red buckram binding, with gilt titles. The dust jacket is a trifle browned along the spine, with some occasional minor shelfwear; otherwise a very good copy.
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VAN STOCKUM'S TRAVELLERS' HANDBOOK FOR THE DUTCH EAST INDIES

VAN STOCKUM'S TRAVELLERS' HANDBOOK FOR THE DUTCH EAST INDIES

by Reitsma, S.A.

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The Hague: W.P. Van Stockum & Son Ltd, 1930. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. Among the earliest travel guides to what is now Indonesia, treating Java and Madura, Sumatra, Bali and Lombok, and the islands of Banka, Billiton, Borneo, Celebes, Moluccas, and Timor. Includes practical information on transport, insights into local customs, suggested sidetrips, etc. 613 p. with 35 maps (32 folding, with 5 housed in the rear pocket) and 12 illustrations. Small octavo. Original burgundy cloth binding, with gilt titles. Light soiling along the edges, with some general shelfwear to the binding; else about very good.
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THE VANISHING BORDER: A Retrospective of China and Hong Kong through Maps

THE VANISHING BORDER: A Retrospective of China and Hong Kong through Maps

by Dahlen, Martha, et al.

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Hong Kong: Credit Lyonnais Securities (Asia) Ltd, 1997. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine. Limited to 3,000 copies. "This book, which comprises a selection of previously unpublished maps from Mr S.C. Tam's collection and maps drawn by non-Chinese cartographers, aims to introduce the long-standing civilisation of China through maps and to illustrate the major differences between Western and Chinese maps produced before the 20th century." 35 maps, rubbings, and paintings, with eight engravings. Square quarto. Full gold cloth binding, with gilt titles and decorative blind-stamping. A near fine copy, with some mild wear to the publisher's slipcase.
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VANNA SPEAKS

VANNA SPEAKS

by White, Vanna with Patricia Romanowski

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9780446513661
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0446513660
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New York: Warner Books, 1987. First Edition. Hardcover. From the library of Playboy magazine founder Hugh Hefner. As was his practice, Hefner marked relevant pages with paperclips. Accompanied by a letter of provenance from the Hugh M. Hefner Foundation. In this memoir, the television hostess casts Hefner in a less than flattering light while recalling the circumstances surrounding Playboy's decision to run semi-nude photographs of White from her pre-Wheel of Fortune days. Octavo. Original lavender paper-covered boards over a cream cloth spine, with metallic blue titles. The dust jacket is lightly faded along the extremities.
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VELOCITY
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VELOCITY

by Koontz, Dean

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9780553804157
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0553804154
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New York: Bantam Books, 2005. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First edition, first printing. Inscribed by Dean Koontz on the half-title: "To Gary - You got out of BOOK CARNIVAL!!! Life now begins!! Dean Koontz 6-5-05". Set in Napa County, California, this suspense novel concerns a man in his thirties who takes the law into his own hands when, out of the blue, he is threatened by an anonymous adversary. Octavo. A fine, unread copy in a fine dust jacket.
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VENUS ON THE HALF-SHELL AND OTHERS
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VENUS ON THE HALF-SHELL AND OTHERS

by Farmer, Philip Jose

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9781596061422
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1596061421
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Burton, Michigan: Subterranean Press, 2008. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Signed by illustrator Bob Eggleton on the half-title. A collection of the best writing from Farmer's "fictional-author period," including the controversial Kilgore Trout novel. Octavo. Original light blue cloth binding, with metallic blue titles. The bottom corners are very lightly bumped; else fine in a fine dust jacket.
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VERBAL ART, VERBAL SIGN, VERBAL TIME: Edited by Krystyna Pomorska and Stephen Rudy, with the...
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VERBAL ART, VERBAL SIGN, VERBAL TIME: Edited by Krystyna Pomorska and Stephen Rudy, with the assistance of Brent Vine

by Jakobson, Roman

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9780816613588
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0816613583
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Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1985. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. An introduction to the work of the Russian-American linguist and literary theorist. Jakobson (1896-1982) was a pioneer of the structural analysis of language, which became the dominant trend in linguistics during the first half of the 20th century. Octavo. Original black cloth binding, with red titles. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket.
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VERLAINE: Fool of God

by Hanson, Lawrence and Elisabeth

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1957 1st U.S., 1957. First edition. Hardcover. Dust Jacket Included. 12 pp. photographs. New York: Random House, 1957. First U.S. edition. First modern biography in English of the tempestuous French poet. A lyric poet whose work marks a transition between Romantic and Symbolist poetry, Verlaine (1844-1896), along with Stephane Mallarme and Charles Budelaire, was one of the so-called "Decadents" of 19th century French literature. Jacket price-clipped and lightly edgeworn; otherwise very good.
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VERONICA

by Duvoisin, Roger

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Boston: National Braille Press Inc, 1979. Spiral Bound. Near Fine. Illustrated in color and black-and-white by the author. Boston: Produced for the Library of Congress, National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped by National Braille Press Inc., 1979. "Veronica, a hippopotamus who wants to stand out from the herd and be famous, travels to the big city where she indeed does stand out." The skillfully disassembled covers and contents of a library edition (not ex-library) of the 1961 children's classic have been spiral bound in a clear plastic binder with both Braille and printed titles. A translation in Braille on a clear sheet of acetate is bound in between every two pages of printed text. The contents are crisp and clean. Some light wear to the attached ribbon place marker; else near fine.
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VERSES, LETTERS, & REMEMBRANCES OF ARTHUR WALDERNE ST. CLAIR TISDALL, V.C.
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VERSES, LETTERS, & REMEMBRANCES OF ARTHUR WALDERNE ST. CLAIR TISDALL, V.C.

by Tisdall, Arthur Walderne St. Clair, V.C.

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9780948130298
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0948130296
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London: The Naval & Military Press, 1992. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Facsimile reprint of the 1916 first edition. Mortally wounded by a sniper during the Second Battle of Krithia at Achi Baba, Gallipoli, Turkey, Tisdall (1890-1915) was a British recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces. 12mo. Original blue cloth binding, with silver titles. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket.
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VICTIMS OF CHEMICAL WEAPONS IN IRAN

VICTIMS OF CHEMICAL WEAPONS IN IRAN

by Khateri, Dr. Shahriar

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9789649550176
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9649550178
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Tehran: Society of Chemical Weapons Victims Support, 2005. Paperback. Very good. Profusely illustrated. Tehran: Society of Chemical Weapons Victims Support, 2005. Second edition. Founded in 2003, the SCWVS is a Tehran-based non-governmental organization (NGO) representing the victims of chemical attacks and their families. Text in English, with numerous graphic color photographs. Original pictorial paper wrappers. A very good copy.
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VICTOR DURUY & FRENCH EDUCATION. Liberal Reform in the Second Empire
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VICTOR DURUY & FRENCH EDUCATION. Liberal Reform in the Second Empire

by Horvath-Peterson, Sandra

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9780807111574
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0807111570
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1984 1st, 1984. First edition. Hardcover. Dust Jacket Included. Six tables, with one map. Baton Rouge, LA: Lousiana State University Press, 1984. First edition. ISBN 0-8071-1157-0. Historical study of the life and work of Victor Duruy (1811-94), a liberal reformer who served in the cabinet of Napoleon III from 1863 to 1869 as the minister of public instruction. Advocating universal free compulsory education, and greater secondary educational opportunities for women and members of the working class, Duruy helped to renovate and reinvigorate the French educational system. Fine in fine jacket.
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THE VICTORIAN COUNTRYSIDE
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THE VICTORIAN COUNTRYSIDE

by Mingay, G.E. (Editor)

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ISBN 13
9780710007360
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0710007361
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London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1981. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Two volumes. 172 illustrations. The land, agriculture, country towns and industries, landed society, and the labouring life are examined by a group of distinguished scholars in this multifaceted study of the Victorian countryside. Octavos. Original cloth bindings, with burgundy and gilt titles. Internally crisp and clean. Small label to the each front flyleaf. The dust jackets are price-clipped. Better than very good.
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VICTORIES OF FOUR DECADES: A History of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union of Southern...

VICTORIES OF FOUR DECADES: A History of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union of Southern California, 1883-1924

by Garbutt, Mary Alderman

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Los Angeles: Women's Christian Temperance Union of Southern California, 1966. Wraps. Near fine. A reprint of this official history, which was commissioned to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the WCTU's Southern California organization. Includes profiles of the state presidents, county histories, and department reports, as well as a brief chapter on women's suffrage: "The campaign of 1911 brought us victory, and the women of California took their places by the side of the men as political equals. We went to the polls and voted with a new dignity, and we were not contaminated either by this close proximity to the male voter. The cooperative spirit of all the organizations working together to win this amendment was wonderful. The W.C.T.U. was an important factor because so thoroughly organized." Profusely illustrated. Octavo. Original printed light brown paper wrappers. Near fine.
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VICTORY OF EAGLES
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VICTORY OF EAGLES

by Novik, Naomi

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9780345496881
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0345496884
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New York: Del Rey, 2008. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First edition, first printing. Signed by Naomi Novik at Comic-Con 2008 on the title page. The fifth novel in the Temeraire series. Octavo. A fine, unread copy in a fine dust jacket.
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VIETNAM ON FILM. From THE GREEN BERETS to APOCALYPSE NOW

by Adair, Gilbert

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New York: Proteus, 1981. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Profusely illustrated with photos. Critical, chronological analysis of 70 feature films produced over two decades that pertain to the Vietnam War and its aftermath, including "The Green Berets," "The Deer Hunter," and "Apocalypse Now," which reflect the changing public opinion about the war. A fine copy in jacket with a hint of rubbing.
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