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  • MANUAL FOR THE OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY UNDER THE REVENUE ACT OF 1918. by Arnold, Ralph; J. L. Darnell and others
    Arnold, Ralph; J. L. Darnell and others
    MANUAL FOR THE OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY UNDER THE REVENUE ACT OF 1918.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1920. Hardcover first edition - Issued to assist the taxpayer in the oil and gas industry in preparing their federal tax returns. The three parts discuss the laws and regulations, issues around depreciation and how to estimate underground oil reserves. Includes many fold-out charts. xix, 190 pp.

    Condition: Good overall in tan cloth - corners slightly bumped, a bit of light soiling to the covers, but overall tight and sturdy.

    Book ID: 83910
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  • THE VICTORIANS AND AFTER: 1830-1914. by Batho, Edith C. and Bonamy Dobree, with chapter by Guy Chapman.
    Batho, Edith C. and Bonamy Dobree, with chapter by Guy Chapman.
    THE VICTORIANS AND AFTER: 1830-1914.

    Edition: 3rd edition, revised and reset.

    London: The Cresset Press, (1962) dj. Hardcover - Volume four of Cresset Press': 'Introduction to English Literature' series. Covers the period from 1830-1914. Editor's preface, preface to 3rd edition, a chapter on the economic background by Guy Chapman, Most of the book is an annoted bibliography of the writers of this period and their works, arranged topically. index. xx, 360 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 55768
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  • LAWRENCE BLOCK BIBLIOGRAPHY, 1958 - 1993. by Block, Lawrence; Seels, James T. editor.
    Block, Lawrence; Seels, James T. editor.
    LAWRENCE BLOCK BIBLIOGRAPHY, 1958 - 1993.

    Edition: Limited, signed edition.

    Mission Viejo, California: Airtight Seels Allied Production (ASAP) , 1993. SIGNED first edition - Bibliography of Lawrence Block's works up to 1993, with an introduction by Wendy Hornsby, Appreciation by Charles Ardai, an Afterword by Philip Friedman, featurnig two articles by Lawrence Block. Includes Listing by series; short stories 1958 - 1993; alphabetical list of published and unpublished stories, and more. Illustrated by Phil Parks, Number 237 of 420 trade copies signed by all contributors, including Block. Notes on contributors. 104 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in a gray illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 59128
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  • Budd, Elaine.
    THIRTEEN MISTRESSES OF MURDER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ungar, 1986. dj. Hardcover first edition - Conversations with 13 women writers, including Mary Higgins Clark, P.D. James, Ruth Rendell, Amanda Cross, Margaret Millar, Emma Lathen, and others. Includes notes, a selected bibliography. 144 pages. ISBN: 0-8044-20866.

    Condition: Very near fine in near fine dust jacket (some of the inevitable toning to the pages, closed tear to dj.)

    Book ID: 33914
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  • Budd, Elaine.
    THIRTEEN MISTRESSES OF MURDER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ungar, 1986. dj. Hardcover first edition - Conversations with 13 women writers, including Mary Higgins Clark, P.D. James, Ruth Rendell, Amanda Cross, Margaret Millar, Emma Lathen, and others. Includes notes, a selected bibliography. 144 pages. ISBN: 0-8044-20866.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (some of the inevitable toning to the pages, price-clipped.)

    Book ID: 18144
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  • CONJOSE RESTAURANT GUIDE: The 60th World Science Fiction Convention. by Cherry, David, cover art. Karen Cooper and Bruce Schnier, reviews. Verner Vinge, Joe Haldeman, Larry Niven and others, contributors.
    Cherry, David, cover art. Karen Cooper and Bruce Schnier, reviews. Verner Vinge, Joe Haldeman, Larry Niven and others, contributors.
    CONJOSE RESTAURANT GUIDE: The 60th World Science Fiction Convention.

    Edition: First printing.

    San Jose, CA: World Science Fiction Convention, 2002. SIGNED first edition - In addiiton to reviews of restaurants in the downtown San Jose area, this contains many anecdotes relating to meals by such writers as Larry Niven, Lois McMaster Bujold, Joe Haldeman, Rudy Rucker, Karen Haber and Robert Silverberg and many more. Short stories by Vernor Vinge and Bjo Trimble. 99 pp plus index. SIGNED on the cover in gold ink by David Cherry.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 61597
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  • CONJOSE RESTAURANT GUIDE: The 60th World Science Fiction Convention. by Cherry, David, cover art. Karen Cooper and Bruce Schnier, reviews. Verner Vinge, Joe Haldeman, Larry Niven and others, contributors.
    Cherry, David, cover art. Karen Cooper and Bruce Schnier, reviews. Verner Vinge, Joe Haldeman, Larry Niven and others, contributors.
    CONJOSE RESTAURANT GUIDE: The 60th World Science Fiction Convention.

    Edition: First printing.

    San Jose, CA: World Science Fiction Convention, 2002. First edition - In addiiton to reviews of restaurants in the downtown San Jose area, this contains many anecdotes relating to meals by such writers as Larry Niven, Lois McMaster Bujold, Joe Haldeman, Rudy Rucker, Karen Haber and Robert Silverberg and many more. Short stories by Vernor Vinge and Bjo Trimble. 99 pp plus index.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 76194
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  • THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SCIENCE FICTION. by Clute, John and Peter Nicholls.
    Clute, John and Peter Nicholls.
    THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SCIENCE FICTION.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1995). Includes 4360 entries and more than 1,300,000 words of critical insight and biographical and bibliographical detail. 16 pages of updated material frpm the 1992 hardcover edition.A thick and heavy book. 1386 pp. ISBN: 0-7894-01851.

    Condition: Very near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (numbers on first page).

    Book ID: 86513
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  • NOTES FOR A GLOSSARY OF WORDS AND PHRASES OF BARBADIAN DIALECT. by Collymore, Frank A.
    Collymore, Frank A.
    NOTES FOR A GLOSSARY OF WORDS AND PHRASES OF BARBADIAN DIALECT.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    Bridgetown: Barbados National Trust n.d. (ca 1975). Fifth edition of a work originally published in 1955 - each edition adds more words to the list. [6] 120 pp. Wraparound cover art by Jill Walker.

    Condition: Very near fine in illustrated wrappers (light vertical crease on back cover).

    Book ID: 77580
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  • BOOKS TO DIE FOR: The World's Greatest Mystery Writers on the World's Greatest Mystery Novels. by Connolly, John and Declan Burke, editors. Michael Connelly and Gary Phillips, signed.
    Connolly, John and Declan Burke, editors. Michael Connelly and Gary Phillips, signed.
    BOOKS TO DIE FOR: The World's Greatest Mystery Writers on the World's Greatest Mystery Novels.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Atria (Simon & Schuster), (2012) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An unusual anthology which collects essays by 119 crime fiction authors from 20 countries on a book they picked as one of the greatest mystery novels from 1841 (Edgar Allan Poe) to 2008 (Mark Gimenez). Included are contributions from Megan Linwood Barclay, Cara Black, Ann Cleeves, Harlan Coben, Reed Farrel Coleman, Eoin Colfer, Max Allan Collins, Bill Crider, Deborah Crombie, Jeffery Deaver, Joseph Finder, Charlaine Harris, Michael Koryta, William Kent Krueger, Joe R. Lansdale, Dennis Lehane, Laura Lippman, Bill Loehfelm, Lisa Lutz, Water Mosley, Stuart Neville, Ian Rankin, Richard Price, Peter Robinson, M. J. Rose, S. J. Rozan, James Sallis, Yrsa Sigurdardottir, Karin Slaughter, Martin Cruz…

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    New York: Atria (Simon & Schuster), (2012) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An unusual anthology which collects essays by 119 crime fiction authors from 20 countries on a book they picked as one of the greatest mystery novels from 1841 (Edgar Allan Poe) to 2008 (Mark Gimenez). Included are contributions from Megan Linwood Barclay, Cara Black, Ann Cleeves, Harlan Coben, Reed Farrel Coleman, Eoin Colfer, Max Allan Collins, Bill Crider, Deborah Crombie, Jeffery Deaver, Joseph Finder, Charlaine Harris, Michael Koryta, William Kent Krueger, Joe R. Lansdale, Dennis Lehane, Laura Lippman, Bill Loehfelm, Lisa Lutz, Water Mosley, Stuart Neville, Ian Rankin, Richard Price, Peter Robinson, M. J. Rose, S. J. Rozan, James Sallis, Yrsa Sigurdardottir, Karin Slaughter, Martin Cruz Smith, Mehmet Murat Somer, Julia Spencer-Fleming, Kelli Stanley, Donna Tartt, Andrew Taylor, Martyn Waites, Joseph Wambaugh, Minette Walters, Daniel Woodrell, Qiu Xiaolong and many more. SIGNED by TWO authors at their contributions: Michael Connelly on Raymond Chandler's 'The Little Sister' and Gary Phillips on Clarence Cooper's 'The Scene.' Introduction by the editors. Each essay is preceded by a brief paragraph about the author whose novel was selected and followed by a biographical note on the author who wrote the essay. Index. xxii, 537 pp. ISBN: 978-1451696578.

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    Condition: Very near fine in a fine dustjacket (a few small black dots next to some of the titles on the table of contents)

    Book ID: 79226
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  • THE DICTIONARY OF USEFUL PLANTS by Coon, Nelson.
    Coon, Nelson.
    THE DICTIONARY OF USEFUL PLANTS

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    Emmaus, PA; Rodale Books, (1974.) dj. Hardcover - An organic farming and gardening book. Illustrated throughout with black and white drawings. Bibliography. Index. 290 pp. ISBN: 0-87857-090X.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket.

    Book ID: 44893
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  • Delcalo, Samuel.
    HISTORICAL DICTIONARY OF TOGO (African Historical Dictionaries Series, No. 9).

    Edition: First edition.

    Methuen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1976. dj. Hardcover first edition - Includes an introduction that covers Togo's origin, history, culture, and language, a chronology, list of acronyms, map, an extensive and in-depth bibliography, as well as the dictionary itself. The alphabetical arrangement provides useful information about the country in a convenient format. Foreword by series editor Jon Woronoff. xviii, 243 pp. Additional titles in this series available. ISBN: 0-8108-09427.

    Condition: Ex-library with relatively few markings, overall very good condition, tight and clean, no dj as issued.

    Book ID: 38687
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  • Editors of Ebony.
    THE EBONY SUCCESS LIBRARY: Volume 2: Famous Blacks Give Secrets of Success.

    Edition: First printing.

    Nashville, TN: The Southwestern Company, 1973. Hardcover first edition - A look at those in education, the arts, sports, government and more - among those profiled are Shirley Chisholm, Leontyne Price, Charley Pride, Barbara Jordan, Carl T. Rowan, Naomi Sims, Moms Mabley and many others. 310 pages, large format, bound in black leatherette. ISBN: 0-874850614.

    Condition: Ex-library with usual stamps, but a tight clean copy. Excellent reference.

    Book ID: 14953
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  • WRITING AND SELLING YOUR MYSTERY NOVEL: How to Knock 'em Dead with Style. by Ephron, Hallie (aka G. H. Ephron) Foreword by S. J. Rozan.
    Ephron, Hallie (aka G. H. Ephron) Foreword by S. J. Rozan.
    WRITING AND SELLING YOUR MYSTERY NOVEL: How to Knock 'em Dead with Style.

    Edition: First printing.

    Cincinnati: Writer's Digest Books, (2005) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Full of very specific suggestions on plotting, developing characters and more, ideas to try, even space to use this as a workbook. SIGNED by S. J. Rozan at her foreword. Appendix of resources for mystery writers, index. 248 pp. ISBN: 1582973172.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 67588
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  • THE BOOK BOOK: A Compendium of Lists, Quizzes & Trivia about Books. by Gilbar, Steven.
    Gilbar, Steven.
    THE BOOK BOOK: A Compendium of Lists, Quizzes & Trivia about Books.

    Edition: First thus - a hardcover reprint.

    New York: Bell, (1985) dj. Hardcover - Lists of prizewinners, librarian's choices, and much more - a book designed to be both factual and entertaining. 229 pp. ISBN: 0-517467836.

    Condition: Very good in a very good dustjacket (rather severe toning to pages.)

    Book ID: 68247
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  • HISTORICAL DICTIONARY OF EGYPT (African Historical Dictionaries Series, No. 89). by Goldschmidt, Arthur Jr and Robert Johnston.
    Goldschmidt, Arthur Jr and Robert Johnston.
    HISTORICAL DICTIONARY OF EGYPT (African Historical Dictionaries Series, No. 89).

    Edition: Third edition.

    Lanham, MD & Oxford: Scarecrow Press, (2003.). dj. Hardcover - Includes an introduction that covers the country's origin, history, culture, and language, a chronology, list of acronyms and abbreviations, maps, an extensive and in-depth bibliography, as well as the dictionary itself. The alphabetical arrangement provides useful information about the country in a convenient format. Foreword by series editor Jon Woronoff. xxxviii, 510 pp. Additional titles in this series available. ISBN: 0-8108-48562.

    Condition: Ex-library with the usual markings, overall very good condition in glossy illustrated boards, tight and clean, no dj as issued.

    Book ID: 50227
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  • DICTIONARY OF CELTIC MYTH AND LEGEND. by Green, Miranda J.
    Green, Miranda J.
    DICTIONARY OF CELTIC MYTH AND LEGEND.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York & London: Thames and Hudson, (1992) dj. Hardcover first edition - Includes over 400 illustrated articles on every aspect of Celtic myth, religion and folklore - including festivals, holy places, rituals, sacred animals and more - in Britain and Europe between 500BC and AD400, based on oral traditions, classical writer and archeology. Includes a a comprehensive historical introduction. 243 illustrations, subject index, bibliography. Slightly oversized format. 240 pp. ISBN: 0-500015163.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 85779
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  • KATE GREENAWAY: A Biography. by (Greenaway, Kate, 1846 - 1901) Engen, Rodney.
    (Greenaway, Kate, 1846 - 1901) Engen, Rodney.
    KATE GREENAWAY: A Biography.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Schocken, 1981. dj. Hardcover first edition - A profusely illustrated biography of this children's illustrator and artist. Index, notes, list of books illustrated by Greenaway. Genealogical chart on endpapers. 240 pgs. ISBN: 0-8052-37755.

    Condition: Ex-library copy with the usual markings, but overall very good condition (corner of front endpaper clipped) in a near fine unmarked dust jacket.

    Book ID: 57931
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  • GUIDE TO THE TRANSCRIPTS OF THE BLACK WOMEN ORAL HISTORY PROJECT by Hill, Ruth Edmonds and Patricia Miller King, editors.
    Hill, Ruth Edmonds and Patricia Miller King, editors.
    GUIDE TO THE TRANSCRIPTS OF THE BLACK WOMEN ORAL HISTORY PROJECT

    Edition: First edition.

    Westport CT / London: Meckler Publishing, 1981. Hardcover first edition - Part of a series collecting interviews in a black women oral history project, sponsored by Radcliffe College's Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America. Between 1976 to 1981. 72 Black women from all over the United States were interviewed - they had had careers in education, law, the arts, business, medicine and more - and represented a cross section of women of African descent who had made significant contributions to American society in the early and mid-20th century. The women range from Jessie Harriet (Scott) Abbott, who was involved in the Tuskegee community since 1923 to Harlem Renaissance writer Dorothy West and Arline…

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    Westport CT / London: Meckler Publishing, 1981. Hardcover first edition - Part of a series collecting interviews in a black women oral history project, sponsored by Radcliffe College's Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America. Between 1976 to 1981. 72 Black women from all over the United States were interviewed - they had had careers in education, law, the arts, business, medicine and more - and represented a cross section of women of African descent who had made significant contributions to American society in the early and mid-20th century. The women range from Jessie Harriet (Scott) Abbott, who was involved in the Tuskegee community since 1923 to Harlem Renaissance writer Dorothy West and Arline (Stewart) Yarbrough, a civil service worker, business owner and activist in the Seattle area. List of participants. Index. xv, 152 pp. ISBN: 0-887366813.

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    Condition: Fine in red cloth with gilt lettering on spine and front cover. Uncommon.

    Book ID: 84515
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  • [Hillerman,Tony] Greenberg, Martin, editor.
    THE TONY HILLERMAN COMPANION: A Comprehensive Guide to His Life and Work.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (1994.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The first "authoritative guide to Hillerman's art and the world it portrays.' Contents include a chronology; a book by book guide to Hillerman's detective fiction by Jon L. Breen; an extensive interview with Hillerman by Breen, a chapter on the Navajo Nation by George Hardeen; a guide to Native American clans in his fiction and a concordance of his characters by Elizabeth Gaines and Diane Hammer; and selections of nonfiction & fiction. 375pp plus 8 pages of photographs from his family's own collection. Map endpapers. ISBN: 0-060170344.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 32325
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  • THE HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE and Hawaiian-English Dictionary: A Complete Grammar. by Judd, Henry P.
    Judd, Henry P.
    THE HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE and Hawaiian-English Dictionary: A Complete Grammar.

    Edition: Trade paperback, later printing.

    Honolulu, Hawaiian Service, nd (c 1939). Includes 83 lessons, and an extensive vocabulary list. Index. 117 pp. ISBN: 0-930492-064.

    Condition: Near fine in stiff printed yellow wrappers.

    Book ID: 64676
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  • BARE BONES: Conversations on Terror with Stephen King. by [King, Stephen] Underwood, Tim and Miller, Chuck, editors.
    [King, Stephen] Underwood, Tim and Miller, Chuck, editors.
    BARE BONES: Conversations on Terror with Stephen King.

    Edition: First trade edition.

    New York: McGraw-Hill, 1988. dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of revealing interviews with Stephen King that lays bare the inner workings of his teeming imagination. 211 pp. ISBN: 0-07-0657599.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 17608
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  • CONTEMPORARY NETSUKE. by Kinsey, Miriam.
    Kinsey, Miriam.
    CONTEMPORARY NETSUKE.

    Edition: First printing.

    Rutland, VT: Charles E. Tuttle Company, (1977). Hardcover first edition - A look at netsuke from its origins to contemporary carvers. Includes a photo-essay on the creation of netsuke. Foreword by Hans Conried. Illustrated with 51 black and white photographs by Tsune Sugimura and 108 full color photographs by Tomo-o Ogita and sketches by Adelheid Roth Roscher. Bibliography, glossary-index, and list of dealers.Slightly oversized format, printed on heavy glossy stock throughout. 261 pp. ISBN: 0-804811598.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket in a very good cardboard slipcase. (hint of toning to pages, price-clipped)

    Book ID: 69786
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  • HISTORICAL DICTIONARY OF TANZANIA (African Historical Dictionaries Series, No. 15). by Kurtz, Laura S.
    Kurtz, Laura S.
    HISTORICAL DICTIONARY OF TANZANIA (African Historical Dictionaries Series, No. 15).

    Edition: First edition.

    Methuen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1978. dj. Hardcover first edition - Includes an introduction that covers the country's origin, history, culture, and language, a chronology, list of acronyms, maps, list of rulers of Tanganyika, Zanzibar and Tanzania, an extensive and in-depth bibliography, as well as the dictionary itself. The alphabetical arrangement provides useful information about the country in a convenient format. Foreword by series editor Jon Woronoff. xxxi, 331 pp. Additional titles in this series available. ISBN: 0-8108-11014.

    Condition: Ex-library with relatively few markings, overall very good condition, tight and clean, no dj as issued.

    Book ID: 38689
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  • AN ESSAY ON A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF CALIFORNIA AND THE PACIFIC WEST, 1510- 1906 BY ROBERT E. COWAN. With an Original Leaf from the Club's 1914 First Edition. by Kurutz, Gary E.
    Kurutz, Gary E.
    AN ESSAY ON A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF CALIFORNIA AND THE PACIFIC WEST, 1510- 1906 BY ROBERT E. COWAN. With an Original Leaf from the Club's 1914 First Edition.

    Edition: Limited edition.

    San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1993. Hardcover first edition - Publication Number 201. Illustrated with 2 photographs, a copy of the original title page, and an original tipped-in leaf (pp. 159-160 of Cowan's Bibliography.) Sources. 63 pp plus colophon. Large format. Edition limited to 390 copies, designed by Lewis Allen and printed at the Anchor & Acorn Press.

    Condition: Fine in gray linen stamped in black over pale gray paper covered boards with a paper label on front cover.

    Book ID: 69827
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  • THE SACKETT COMPANION: A Personal Guide To The Sackett Novels. by L'Amour, Louis.
    L'Amour, Louis.
    THE SACKETT COMPANION: A Personal Guide To The Sackett Novels.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Bantam, (1988.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Completed shortly before his death, and published posthumously this book presents the research and probes the facts behind the Sackett fiction, novel by novel, and elaborates on the real and fictional characters, the geography and locales, and the historical eras in encyclopedia-like detail." This epic series included 17 novels which covered 10 generations of the Sackett family. Illustrated, including many maps. Includes a family tree, examples of the early cover art, and much more. Glossaries for the Sacket Novels, Index. 341 pp. ISBN: 0-553-053051.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 56983
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  • HISTORICAL DICTIONARY OF CAMEROON (African Historical Dictionaries Series, No. 1). by LeVine, Victor T and Roger P. Nye.
    LeVine, Victor T and Roger P. Nye.
    HISTORICAL DICTIONARY OF CAMEROON (African Historical Dictionaries Series, No. 1).

    Edition: First edition.

    Methuen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1974. dj. Hardcover first edition - The first title in an excellent series, which covers, country by country, all of Africa on both sides of the Sahara. Includes a list of acronyms and abbreviations, map, a bibliographic essay and an extensive and in-depth bibliography, as well as the dictionary itself. The alphabetical arrangement provides useful information about the country in a convenient format. Foreword by series editor Jon Woronoff. xii, 198 pp. Additional titles in this series available. ISBN: 0-8108-07076.

    Condition: Ex-library with relatively few markings, overall very good condition, tight and clean, no dj as issued.

    Book ID: 38692
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  • CHINESE IN HAWAII: A BIBLIOGRAPHIC SURVEY. by Lowe, C.H. (Chuan-hua)
    Lowe, C.H. (Chuan-hua)
    CHINESE IN HAWAII: A BIBLIOGRAPHIC SURVEY.

    Edition: First printing.

    Taipei, Taiwan: C.H. Lowe / China Printing, (1972). First edition - Foreword by Senator Hiram L. Fong. Historical sketch, chronology and a detailed descriptions of 362 items in English and 38 in Chinese. Index. Foldout map in the back. One of only 1500 copies. vi, 148 pp.

    Condition: Very good in flexible light green linen covers with red lettering (tanning to the pages)

    Book ID: 69313
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  • Lyngstad, Alexandra and Sverre.
    IVAN GONCHAROV.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Twayne, 1971. Hardcover first edition - Primarily a study of the novels of Goncharov, who is best known in the English -speaking world for his great novel 'Oblomov.' A title in the Twayne's World Authors Series: A Survey of the World's Literature under the general editorship of Sylvia E. Bowman. Chronology of his works, notes, index. 184 pp.

    Condition: Fine in rust colored cloth, lacking the dj.

    Book ID: 22167
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  • ENCLYCLOPEDIA OF MUSIC: Elementary, Techinical, Historical, Biographical, Vocal and Instrumental, to which is added an Appendix introducing Musical Events to 1870. by Moore, John W.
    Moore, John W.
    ENCLYCLOPEDIA OF MUSIC: Elementary, Techinical, Historical, Biographical, Vocal and Instrumental, to which is added an Appendix introducing Musical Events to 1870.

    Edition: Later printing.

    Boston: Oliver Ditson & Co., (1880.). Hardcover - A massive reference originally published in 1852. 1004 pp plus a 45 pp. appendix with a separate title page: Appendix to Encyclopedia of Music, Containing events and information occurring since the main work was issued. 1875. Includes some scores and musical notations.

    Condition: Good only in original embossed brown cloth - wear to the covers, fraying to the ends of the spine, title page partially detached, some tidemarks to the edges of the textblock, not affecting the contents. Uncommon and still quite readable and usable.

    Book ID: 40158
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