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  • HOW TO APPRECIATE MOTION PICTURES: A Manual of Motion-Picture Criticism Prepared for High-School Students (Motion Pictures and Youth) by Dale, Edgar.
    Dale, Edgar.
    HOW TO APPRECIATE MOTION PICTURES: A Manual of Motion-Picture Criticism Prepared for High-School Students (Motion Pictures and Youth)

    Edition: 3rd printing.

    New York: Macmillan, 1934 (c 1933.). Hardcover - An interesting book, and to the extent that films are timeless, still relevant. Chapters on directing, photography, sound and music, reviewing and more. Includes suggested activities at the end of each chapter. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Glossary, suggested readings. Index. 243 pp.

    Condition: Very good+ in black cloth with gold lettering on spine, and emblem on front cover. Uncommon in this condition.

    Book ID: 40938
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  • I, JUAN DE PAREJA and Related Readings. by de Trevino, Elizabeth Borton, Ana Castillo, Ruby Dee, Lawrence Yep and others.
    de Trevino, Elizabeth Borton, Ana Castillo, Ruby Dee, Lawrence Yep and others.
    I, JUAN DE PAREJA and Related Readings.

    Edition: Hardcover.

    Boston: McDougall Littell (Houghton Mifflin), (1997.). Hardcover - Includes this Newbery award winning young adult novel, poems by Ana Castillo and Jacques Prevert, a retelling of a folktale by Yep, a short story by Ruby Dee and more. A title in the Literature Connection series, designed to be used in schools. 221 pp. ISBN: 0-395-775310.

    Condition: Very near fine in glossy illustrated boards (number written on bottom of book.)

    Book ID: 42424
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  • GRAPHIC METHODS IN STRUCTURAL GEOLOGY. by Donn, William L. & John A. Shimer,.
    Donn, William L. & John A. Shimer,.
    GRAPHIC METHODS IN STRUCTURAL GEOLOGY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts, (1958.). Hardcover first edition - Written primarily for the undergraduate student, this is also designed to be a convenient reference for the professional geologist. Includes orthographic projection, stereographic projection, study of bedded rocks, and more. Illustrated throughout with graphs, geological maps, and mathematical computations. Bibliography, index. viii, 180 pp. plus 2 pp of additional drawings.

    Condition: Very good in original green cloth (pencilled notations on front endpapers -erasable).

    Book ID: 40047
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  • THE HOME AND ITS RELATION TO THE WORLD: Developed According to the Problem Method. by Fairbanks, Harold W.
    Fairbanks, Harold W.
    THE HOME AND ITS RELATION TO THE WORLD: Developed According to the Problem Method.

    Edition: Fifth edition.

    San Francisco: Harr Wagner Publishing Company, 1925. Hardcover - An unusually interesting textbook designed for use in the 4th and 5th grades in California. From the Preface "The purpose of the present little book, the first of a series of elementary school geographies, is two-fold. It undertakes in the first place to familiarize the child with his environment and to show how his life is affected by it. In the second place it takes him over the world, not a world made up of facts to be memorized, but one filled with strange and interesting people . . . It is not the purpose of the book to teach California but rather the home in California, and its relation…

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    San Francisco: Harr Wagner Publishing Company, 1925. Hardcover - An unusually interesting textbook designed for use in the 4th and 5th grades in California. From the Preface "The purpose of the present little book, the first of a series of elementary school geographies, is two-fold. It undertakes in the first place to familiarize the child with his environment and to show how his life is affected by it. In the second place it takes him over the world, not a world made up of facts to be memorized, but one filled with strange and interesting people . . . It is not the purpose of the book to teach California but rather the home in California, and its relation to other homes scattered over the wide world." Illustrated with a color frontispiece ('From the Valleys of California... Home among the almond groves") and many black and white photographs (plus a few with color tinting). 210 pp plus index and list of illustrations.

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    Condition: Good overall in brown cloth with black lettering, illustration on front cover. Remains of a library pocket on front pastedown, but no stampings or other markings) Uncommon.

    Book ID: 63174
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  • Head, Bessie [1937-1986]; Grace Ogot, Nadine Gordimer and others.
    WHEN RAIN CLOUDS GATHER and Related Readings.

    Edition: First thus.

    Boston: McDougal Littell. (1997.). Hardcover first edition - A title in the Literature Connections series: in addition to the novel by Head (the first novel of this South African writer, the story of a South African refugee who finds a new life in a small village in Botswana), this includes stories by Grace Ogot, Nadine Gordimer, and Liam O'Flaherty, memoirs by Peter Abrahams and Dan Butterworth and poems by Alonzo Lopez and Anna Akhmaatova. While most of the selections are from Africa - by white, black and 'colored' writers - others are chosen to represent the universality of the themes. 288 pp. ISBN: 0-395-775469.

    Condition: Very near fine in glossy illustrated boards (previous owner's name inside front cover.)

    Book ID: 31708
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  • WORLD WRITERS TODAY: Contemporary Literature from Around the World. by Kincaid, Jamaica,foreword.
    Kincaid, Jamaica,foreword.
    WORLD WRITERS TODAY: Contemporary Literature from Around the World.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: Scott Foresman (Harper Collins), (1995). Hardcover first edition - An anthology designed to be used in high schools with a foreword by Jamaica Kincaid, and selections by an impressive array of authors including Ralph Ellison, Amy Tan, Maxine Hong Kingston, Edward Albee, Isabel Allende, Gabriels Mistral, Sandra Cisneros, Gary Soto, Derek Walcott, Rita Dove and many others. Projects and suggestions for further reading at the end of each section, Glossary. Index. 347 pp. ISBN: 0-673294315.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated boards.

    Book ID: 70242
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  • THE GLORY FIELD and Related Readings. by Myers, Walter Dean, Gwendolyn Brooks, Ray Bradbury and others.
    Myers, Walter Dean, Gwendolyn Brooks, Ray Bradbury and others.
    THE GLORY FIELD and Related Readings.

    Edition: Hardcover.

    Boston: McDougall Littell (Houghton Mifflin), (1997.). Hardcover - A young adult book that traces five lives from five generations of a black family who have farmed the same field on a South Carolina island, though the book's setting ranges from North in 1864 to Depression Chicago, to the island in 1994. Also includes excerpts and short pieces on slavery, Satchel Paige, home, and family by such authors as Julius Lester, Ray Bradbury, Gwendolyn Brooks, Mari Evans and more. A title in the Literature Connection series, designed to be used in schools. 356 pp. ISBN: 0-395-783747.

    Condition: Very near fine in glossy illustrated boards (number written on bottom of book.)

    Book ID: 42423
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  • BEGINNER'S HAWAIIAN. by Sherwood, Zelie Duvauchelle.
    Sherwood, Zelie Duvauchelle.
    BEGINNER'S HAWAIIAN.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    Honolulu, Ku Pa'a Publishing Inc., (1998.). A simple and very clear manual. Illustrated with vintage photographs of the author (who has been teaching Hawaiian since 1938) and her family. 152 pp. ISBN: 0-914916-564.

    Condition: Fine in glossy blue wrappers.

    Book ID: 54935
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  • A HISTORY OF LATIN AMERICA. by Sweet, William Warren.
    Sweet, William Warren.
    A HISTORY OF LATIN AMERICA.

    Edition: Enlarged (2nd) edition.

    New York: Abingdon Press, (1921, c 1919). Hardcover - A comprehensive account, this edition includes an additional chapter on during and after the Great War (World War I) Illustrated with 3 glossy plates and 18 maps, including three folding maps in full color. Bibliographies at the end of each chapter, Index, pronouncing glossary. 308 pp.

    Condition: Very good in olive green cloth with gilt lettering (a few pencil notations, prev owner's name)

    Book ID: 66618
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