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  • CHILE DEATH. by Albert, Susan Wittig
    Albert, Susan Wittig
    CHILE DEATH.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Berkley, (1998.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A China Bayles mystery, set in the small Texas town of Pecan Springs. ISBN: 0-425-165396.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 33141
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  • BLOODROOT. by Albert, Susan Wittig
    Albert, Susan Wittig
    BLOODROOT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Berkley, (2001.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A China Bayles mystery, in which China returns to her family plantation in Mississippi on the Bloodroot River. Resources, references, recipes. 305 pp. ISBN: 0-425-181901.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 51437
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  • Albert, Susan Wittig
    BLOODROOT.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    New York: Berkley, (2001.) dj. Hardcover - A China Bayles mystery, in which China returns to her family plantation in Mississippi on the Bloodroot River. Resources, references, recipes. 305 pp. ISBN: 0-425-181901.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 36514
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  • SPANISH DAGGER. by Albert, Susan Wittig
    Albert, Susan Wittig
    SPANISH DAGGER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Berkley, (2007) dj. Hardcover first edition - A China Bayles mystery set in the small Texas town of Pecan Springs - where China stumbles across a body while gathering yucca leaves for papermaking. Note on herbs of the Southwest, recipes and crafts. 307 pp. ISBN: 9780-425-213940.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 77380
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  • BLOODROOT. by Albert, Susan Wittig
    Albert, Susan Wittig
    BLOODROOT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Berkley, (2001.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A China Bayles mystery, in which China returns to her family plantation in Mississippi on the Bloodroot River. SIGNED on the title page. Resources, references, recipes. 305 pp. ISBN: 0-425-181901.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 77239
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  • AFRICAN FOLK MEDICINE: Practices and Beliefs of the Bambara and Other Peoples. by Imperato, Pascal James.
    Imperato, Pascal James.
    AFRICAN FOLK MEDICINE: Practices and Beliefs of the Bambara and Other Peoples.

    Edition: First edition.

    Baltimore: York Press, Inc. (1977). Hardcover first edition - An introduction to the traditional medical beliefs and practices of various African peoples - especially the Bambara, one of the largest groups in the West African savannah, and of the Malinke, who live west of the Bambara and whose beliefs are very similar, by a physician who spent several years in Africa, including five among the Mali. In addition to the author's first hand experience, this is based on studies from early in the 20th century to the date of publication. Among the chapters are those on folk medicine among the rural Bambara and the urban Bambara and in Timbuctoo, childhood diseases, mental illness, communicable disease and more. Illustrated with…

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    Baltimore: York Press, Inc. (1977). Hardcover first edition - An introduction to the traditional medical beliefs and practices of various African peoples - especially the Bambara, one of the largest groups in the West African savannah, and of the Malinke, who live west of the Bambara and whose beliefs are very similar, by a physician who spent several years in Africa, including five among the Mali. In addition to the author's first hand experience, this is based on studies from early in the 20th century to the date of publication. Among the chapters are those on folk medicine among the rural Bambara and the urban Bambara and in Timbuctoo, childhood diseases, mental illness, communicable disease and more. Illustrated with photographs. References at the end of each chapter. Glossary and index. xviii, 251 pp. ISBN: 0-912752084.

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    Condition: Near fine in tan cloth with black and red lettering (previous owner's stamp).

    Book ID: 80801
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  • THE ECLECTIC ALKALOIDS, RESINS, RESINOIDS, OLEO-RESINES AND CONCENTRATED PRINCIPLES (Bulletin of the Lloyd Library of Botany, Pharmacy and Materia Medica, #12, Pharmacy Series, No. 2, 1910) by Lloyd, John Uri.
    Lloyd, John Uri.
    THE ECLECTIC ALKALOIDS, RESINS, RESINOIDS, OLEO-RESINES AND CONCENTRATED PRINCIPLES (Bulletin of the Lloyd Library of Botany, Pharmacy and Materia Medica, #12, Pharmacy Series, No. 2, 1910)

    Edition: First printing.

    Cincinnati, Ohio: J.U. and C.G. LLoyd, 1911. First edition - In addition to the primary article, this includes portraits and brief biographies (printed on the tissue guards for each portrait) of several of those involved in this field - John King, William Stanley Merrill, Alexander Wilder, Grover Coe and others. References. 53 pp

    Condition: Near fine in printed brown wrappers.

    Book ID: 54774
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  • THE DRUNKEN BOTANIST: The Plants That Create the World's Great Drinks. by Stewart, Amy.
    Stewart, Amy.
    THE DRUNKEN BOTANIST: The Plants That Create the World's Great Drinks.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books, (2013). SIGNED first edition - An exhaustive guide to "the herbs, flowers, trees, fruits, and fungi that humans have, through ingenuity, inspiration, and sheer desperation, contrived to transform into alcohol over the centuries." Entertaining and informative at the same time, this also includes dozens of cocktail recipes .INSCRBED on the title page. Illustrated with small drawings. Recommended reading. 360 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers crease to lower corner of back cover).

    Book ID: 71756
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  • THE DRUNKEN BOTANIST: The Plants That Create the World's Great Drinks. by Stewart, Amy.
    Stewart, Amy.
    THE DRUNKEN BOTANIST: The Plants That Create the World's Great Drinks.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books, (2013). SIGNED first edition - An exhaustive guide to "the herbs, flowers, trees, fruits, and fungi that humans have, through ingenuity, inspiration, and sheer desperation, contrived to transform into alcohol over the centuries." Entertaining and informative at the same time, this also includes dozens of cocktail recipes. SIGNED on the title page and dated in October, 2012 - before publication of the trade edition. Illustrated with small drawings. Recommended reading. 360 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 70165
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