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Image for Water Flowing Home; poems [*SIGNED*]

Water Flowing Home; poems [*SIGNED*]

By: Alexie, Sherman

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Boise ID, Limberlost Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 22946

ISBN: 0-931659-25-6

Condition: Near Fine


[very nice copy, slightly bumped at both ends of spine, with just a couple of tiny smudges on the rear cover]. SIGNED by the author on the title page, additionally dated in his hand "8/28/96 / Seattle." The Colophon states that the book was "letterpressed in an edition of 500 copies," and additionally specifies that 100 copies had been numbered and signed by the author; this copy, however, was signed independently of that group, and is not numbered. Sign... View more info

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And So to Bed

By: Anderson, C.W.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Loring & Mussey: (c.1935)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23065

Condition: Near Fine


(no dust jacket) [slight bumping/fraying to bottom front corner, otherwise a nice clean solid book]. (cartoon illustrations) Full-page gag cartoons of a somewhat risque nature. The first book by this author/illustrator (full name Clarence William Anderson), who later became well known for his books about horses, which he also illustrated. View more info

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Chemical Pink [*SIGNED*]

By: Arnoldi, Katie

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Forge/Tom Doherty Associates: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 23135

ISBN: 0-312-87450-2

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dj


(price-clipped) [book is flawless; jacket shows just the tiniest bit of surface wear to the front panel, long vertical crease in front flap]. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on the title page: "To _________ / Remember, it's fiction. / All the best, / Katie Arnoldi / 3/3/01." The author's first novel, "a novel of obsession" about an unwed mother from Georgia who moves to California to reinvent her life via body-building, and falls under the influence o... View more info

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Vertigo: The Making of a Hitchcock Classic

By: Auiler, Dan

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1998

Edition: 3rd printing

Seller ID: 23424

ISBN: 0-312-16915-9

Condition: Very Good+ in Near Fine dj


[spine slightly turned, bottom front corner and base of spine bumped; jacket shows just a bit of surface wear, tiny wrinkle at top of front panel]. (B&W/color photographs) "An in-depth re-creation of the making of Hitchcock's signature thriller." Foreword by Martin Scorsese. View more info

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Radar Targets

By: Bachman, Christian G.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Lexington MA/Toronto, Lexington Books / D. C. Heath and Co.: (c.1982)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22774

ISBN: 0-669-05232-9

Condition: Very Good+


(no dust jacket, possibly as issued) [minor bumping at top of spine, slight wear evident at several corners, a touch of fading to spine, bookseller's label on front pastedown, some light pencil-underlining and annotation on the first few pages and throughout the last couple of chapters]. (figures, tables, B&W photographs) Everything you might want to know about Radar Cross-Section Estimation and Control (Chapter 1), Passive Enhancement Techniques (surveyed in Chapter 2)... View more info

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Sundays at 2:00 with the Baltimore Colts [*SIGNED*]

By: Bagli, Vince, and Norman L. Macht

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Centreville MD, Tidewater Publishers: (c.1995)

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 23656

ISBN: 0-87033-476-X

Condition: Near Fine


[nice clean book, slight curling to upper right corner of front cover, bumped at base of spine, soft diagonal crease in rear cover]. Trade PB (B&W photographs) INSCRIBED and SIGNED by author Bagli on the half-title page; the inscription is to Mort Olshan, founder and publisher of "The Gold Sheet" and a pioneer in the sports betting information industry. "Thirty players, coaches, officials, and broadcasters talk about their lives and times with the Baltimore ... View more info

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Goodbye Baby & Amen: A Saraband for the Sixties

By: Bailey, David, & Peter Evans

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Coward-McCann, Inc.: 1969

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 22716

ISBN: NO

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dj


(price-clipped) [a little shelfwear to book, top front corner bumped; jacket edgeworn, small tears at most corners, numerous vertical laminate-wrinkling lines, slight paper loss at top of spine; all in all a presentable although hardly pristine copy]. (B&W photographs) Photographic and prose portraits of the significant cultural figures of the "Swinging Sixties," specifically focusing on the London scene. One of the first eulogies for the decade that still haun... View more info

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Trademarks of the 20's and 30's

By: Baker, Eric, and Tyler Blik

Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Chronicle Books: (c.1985)

Edition: 3rd printing

Seller ID: 23074

ISBN: 0-87701-360-8

Condition: Near Fine


[light handling wear only]. Trade PB (B&W and color reproductions) This book "presents a fascinating colletion of the most ingenious designs and devices ever to represent a commercial product or serve. These two remarkable decades were times of sloganism, radio jingles, and visual puns. In terms of graphic design, the trademarks bridges the simplistic naiveté of the early century with the studied sophistication of the Madison Avenue approach. [This] is a book for... View more info

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The Secrets of Reading Character at Sight: How to Measure Your Powers and Increase Your Income

By: Balkin, Harry H.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Blue Ribbon Books: 1941

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 23252

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dj


[a touch of wear to extremities, pocket on rear pastedown (see notes), generally a nice clean copy; jacket shows edgewear and light rubbing, minor paper loss at both ends of spine]. (pen and ink drawings) "This book explains simply the famous Balkin system of reading character at sight scientifically. It will show you exactly how to judge others accurately and tell at a glance whether they are dishonest, stubborn, generous, sensitive, thick-skinned, impatient, etc. ... View more info

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Livery Stable Days

By: Barnard, Upton

Price: $65.00

Publisher: San Antonio TX, The Naylor Company: (c.1959)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23277

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dj


(price-clipped) [bumping to base of spine resulting in slight cracking of binding at that point, otherwise just lightly shelfworn on the bottom edge, a touch of dust-soiling to top of text block; jacket lightly soiled, shows a little wear along the top edge, spine slightly browned with a couple of tiny stains]. (halftone photo frontispiece) "An authentic historical account of the day when the Livery Stable was one of the hubs of social activity in practically every ... View more info

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War in Heaven

By: Barry, Philip

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Coward-McCann: (c.1938)

Edition: 2nd impression

Seller ID: 22960

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dj


[a decent solid copy, light soiling and age-tanning to edges of text block, light shelfwear, old tape marks on endpapers; the jacket has some shallow chipping and a couple of small tears along top edge, and appears to have been slightly trimmed along the top and bottom edges (since it's about 3/16" shorter than the book itself)]. The noted playwright's only novel, about "one memorable evening in the lives of a number of vaudeville artists." He also adapted ... View more info

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Born to Be Bad: Postcards from the Great Trash Films, Volume II

By: Barson, Michael, comp.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Pantheon Books: (c.1989)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23395

ISBN: 0-679-72555-5

Condition: Near Fine


[virtually as new, with just a touch of handling wear]. Trade PB (color reproductions) Oversize-postcard size reproductions (approx. 5"x8") of one-sheet posters or lobby cards from 31 B-movie classics, including TEENAGERS FROM OUTER SPACE, DETOUR, GUN CRAZY, CRY BABY KILLER, BLONDE SAVAGE, PRIVATE HELL 36, and so forth. The follow-up to a previous compilation, "Lost, Lonely, and Vicious." View more info

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Harrah's Automobile Collection [limited/numbered edition] [*SIGNED*]

By: Batchelor, Dean, with photography by John Lamm

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Pontiac MI, GP Publishing: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23354

ISBN: 0-917473-00-0

Condition: Near Fine


(no dust jacket; full leather, in slipcase, as issued) [just a touch of wear to the spine extremities, and note that the limitation/signature page at the front of the book seems to have been tipped in rather sloppily, and would probably come loose if you gave it a good tug (so, don't); the slipcase has just a touch of wear along the bottom edge and a couple of faint scuff marks, hence also Near Fine]. (B&W and color photographs) SIGNED on the limitation page (stating th... View more info

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An Atlas of the Surgical Techniques of Oliver H. Beahrs

By: Beahrs, Oliver H., Paul D. Kiernan, and John P. Hubert Jr.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, W.B. Saunders Company: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23320

ISBN: 0-7216-1602-X

Condition: Fine


(no dust jacket, as issued) [nice and clean, essentially as new with no discernible wear]. (B&W drawings, author photo) From the Foreword: "Drs. Kiernan and Hubert were surgical residents when they conceived the idea of putting together an atlas based on the surgical techniques of one of their mentors, Dr. Oliver H. Beahrs, truly a master surgeon, who recently retired from the active staff of the Mayo Clinic after performing some 25,000 operations." Working fro... View more info

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Who Fought and Bled

By: Beebe, Ralph

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Coward-McCann, Inc.: (c.1941)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22785

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dj


(price-clipped) [nice clean solid copy, with just a bit of shelfwear to the bottom edge, attractive private-library bookplate on front pastedown; jacket is edgeworn, with tiny tears and minor paper loss at several corners, a little creasing, 2-inch tape-repaired closed tear and associated creasing at bottom of front panel, vertical creasing to front flap, a few nicks to edges of rear panel]. Two of the land campaigns of the War of 1812 furnish the setting for this novel.... View more info

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The Revolt: Story of the Irgun

By: Begin, Menachem

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Schuman: (c.1951)

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 23201

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dj


[good sound copy, light shelfwear, bottom rear corner heavily bumped (which has affected many of the book's pages, giving them a soft diagonal crease at the bottom corner); jacket moderately edgeworn, slightly darkened along spine, a couple of tiny tears at top of front panel, very slight paper loss at spine ends, small chip at upper left corner of rear panel, soiling to rear panel]. The future Israeli Prime Minister's memoir of his role, as commander-in-chief of the un... View more info

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Little Ol' Boy; a play in three acts [*SIGNED*]

By: Bein, Albert

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York/Los Angeles, Samuel French: (c.1935)

Edition: Unstated edition

Seller ID: 22994

Condition: Good


[moderately worn copy, two unsightly stains at left side of front cover (bleed-through from rusty staples binding the text block), some discoloration to spine; no markings in text]. Drama set in a boys' reformatory in the American Southwest. According to the copyright page, the play was first copyrighted in 1929 under the title of "Road Out of Hell," and was "revised and rewritten [in] 1933." The Foreword by Barrett H. Clark gives a good deal of biogra... View more info

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The Madness in Sports: Psychosocial Observations on Sports [*SIGNED*]

By: Beisser, Arnold R.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Appleton-Century-Crofts: (c.1967)

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 23236

Condition: Very Good in Poor dj


[solid copy, light shelfwear, some irregular fading to cloth due to missing pieces of dust jacket, pencilled commentary at top of page 174, faint evidence of erased pencil notes at various other places throughout text; jacket is heaviy rubbed and somewhat tattered, with considerable paper loss at top and bottom of front panel and at base of spine, various other chips and tears]. SIGNED and DATED (Mar. 8, 1968) by the author on the ffep. "Now a noted psychiatrist ha... View more info

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Pearl Diver's Luck

By: Benham, Clarence

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, W.W. Norton & Company: (c.1950)

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 23290

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dj


[solid clean book except for some minor white staining to both the front and rear covers; jacket lightly dampstained along the bottom edge of the rear cover (probably the source of the aforementioned staining), one-inch ragged piece missing from top of spine, one-inch closed tear and associated diagonal creasing at bottom of front panel, some edgewear here and there]. "Forty-odd years ago [the author] was a young man looking for adventure. So he tried his hand at d... View more info

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Lindbergh [*SIGNED*]

By: Berg, A. Scott

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons: (c.1998)

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 23230

ISBN: 0-399-14449-8

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dj


[nice clean copy with no discernible wear; jacket shows a teensy bit of handling wear, effectively rendered invisible by new mylar jacket protector (included)]. (B&W photographs) INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on the title page: "For _________ / A. Scott Berg / 1999." Pulitzer Prize-winning biography of "The Lone Eagle," "one of the most legendary, controversial, and enigmatic figures in American history." Signed by Author View more info