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THE FINAL PLATEAU The Betrayal of Our Older Citizens, Baum, Daniel Jay
241 Baum, Daniel Jay THE FINAL PLATEAU The Betrayal of Our Older Citizens
Burns & MacEachern 1976 0887680488 / 9780887680489 First Edition; Second Printing Softcover Very Good+ 
Pages clean and intact, no markings. Cover has some scuffing and rubbing, light edgewear and price sticker on front. Contents: Alternatives; Fear of death; The dividing line; The middle years; Civil rights and the work force; Canada's approach to aging; Pensions, government's conflicting interests. [285-notos]; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 312 pages 
Price: 8.50 USD
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242 Baum, L. Frank OZMA OF OZ
Ballantine Books 1979 0345282256 / 9780345282255 Second Printing Softcover Very Good+ 
Cover has light edge/corner wear, light soiling. Pages clean and intact. Delightful b/w illus. Throughout. Dorothy and Billina, a talking Yellow Hen, help Princess Ozma rescue the royal family of Ev from the evil King of the Nomes. (os) ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall 
Price: 5.50 USD
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LAURA'S STAR, Baumgart, Klaus
243 Baumgart, Klaus LAURA'S STAR
Toronto MGR 2004 1845060938 / 9781845060930 First Edition Hardcover Fine 
MGR 2004 printing. Excellent condition, clean & unmarked. Wonderful color illustrations by the author. Non-paginated. Description: Laura is often lonely and longs for a friend of her own. One night, she is leaning out of her window and sees a falling star. Quickly she runs downstairs and picks up the injured star from the pavement. She mends its broken tip and tenderly puts it on the pillow beside her. She tells it all her secrets and knows she has found a friend at last. But, when she wakes in the morning, the star has gone... (400os) ; 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Price: 6.50 USD
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ON THE WAY HOME, Bausch, Robert
244 Bausch, Robert ON THE WAY HOME
Bard/Avon 1983 0380631318 / 9780380631315 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Paperback has light edge/corner wear to covers, creasing to spine, small tear on rear. Pages clean, tight and unmarked. ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; "...Imagine the elation of having your dead son brought back to life. That is what Michael Sumner's parents experience when, one year after he's reported killed in action in Vietnam, they are told their son is alive and has escaped from a cadre of Viet Cong. But reunited with his family in their new Florida home, Michael has become a stranger to them, and soon living with him becomes more difficult than having him dead. Attempting to break into his suffering and get him back, fearful he may turn to violence, his parents suspect the worst when a young woman who has befriended Michael abruptly disappears. " [130-osl] 
Price: 3.95 USD
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THE MAGICAL WORLD OF FAIRIES Enchanted Tales from Fairyland, Baxter, Nicola
245 Baxter, Nicola THE MAGICAL WORLD OF FAIRIES Enchanted Tales from Fairyland
U. K. Armadillo 2003 1843221128 / 9781843221128 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
HC/DJ - fine/near fine. Hardcover is clean & unmarked. Jacket has very light edgewear, light scuffing & a little wrinkling to top edge. " As the seasons pass, fairies flit and fairies fly to take care of the creatures & plants that share their enchanted realm....Fairies love to have fun too. Parties, flying races, songs & laughter can all be found in this delightful collection of stories..." Beautifully illustrated in colour. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Price: 13.50 USD
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246 Baylis, Maggie PRACTICING PLANT PARENTHOOD
1975 0912238615 / 9780912238616 Softcover Very Good 
Light soiling and cover wear. Pages clean & tight other than one scribble in pen on first endpage. Maggie Baylis' "House Plants for the Purple Thumb" was a nationwide best seller, and considered the bible of the indoor plant world. Now she discusses: - The care and feeding of 118 additional house plants. - Hundreds of new ways and places to use plants indoors. - Growing plants under artificial lights. - Answers to plantkeeping questions most often asked. (300-osl) ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 2.95 USD
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AROUND THE WORLD SUBMERGED The Voyage of the Nuclear Submarine Triton, Beach, Captain Edward L.
247 Beach, Captain Edward L. AROUND THE WORLD SUBMERGED The Voyage of the Nuclear Submarine Triton
Dell Books 1963 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Pages are clean and unmarked, age tanning to page edges and inside covers. Cover has light edge and corner wear, edge rubbing, one small tear on front. "..... A tale of human skill and endurance that will keep every lover of the lore of the sea hanging on the end of every sentence." --Chicago News [145osl? ] ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall 
Price: 4.50 USD
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TAMSIN, Beagle, Peter S.
248 Beagle, Peter S. TAMSIN
Roc Trade 2001 0451458206 / 9780451458209 First Edition Softcover Very Good+ 
Clean and unmarked, small remainder marking bottom edge. Very light edge and corner wear to cover, light scratches across rear of cover. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 288 pages; Like his enchanting The Last Unicorn, Beagle's newest fantasy features characters so real they leap off his pages and into readers' souls. Tamsin Willoughby, dead some 300 years, haunts ramshackle old Stourhead Farm in Dorset, England, an ancient 700-acre estate that 13-year-old Jenny's new, English stepfather is restoring. Thoroughly American Jenny, miserable at being transplanted from New York City to rural Britain, finds a suffering kindred spirit in Tamsin, a ghost who is mourning Edric, a love she lost during Dorset's punitive Bloody Assizes under King James II. Tamsin leads Jenny through an engrossing night world inhabited by an array of British spiritsAthe Black Dog, a braggart Boggart, ominous Oakmen, the shapeshifting Pooka and a marvelous mystical army-booted Earth Mother. To save Tamsin and gentle Edric from eternal torment, Jenny faces evil personified: demonic Judge Jeffries, who sentenced hundreds of people to brutal execution during the Assizes. Slipping effortlessly between Jenny's brash 1999 lingo, the raw primeval dialect of ancient Dorset and Tamsin's exquisite Jacobean English, Beagle has created a stunning tale of good battling evil, of wonder and heartbreak and of a love able to outlast the worst vileness of the human heart. Fantasy rarely dances through the imagination in more radiant garb than this. [245-osl? ] 
Price: 4.25 USD
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EAGLE'S PLUME The Struggle to Preserve the Life & Haunts of America's Bald Eagle, Beans, Bruce E.
249 Beans, Bruce E. EAGLE'S PLUME The Struggle to Preserve the Life & Haunts of America's Bald Eagle
University of Nebraska Press 1997 080326142X / 9780803261426 First Edition Softcover Very Good+ 
Ex-library book, but still in very nice condition - sturdy laminated cover and usual ex-lib type markings. Only light wear overall - light soiling outer edge of pages, interior clean and tight, b/w illus. ; 8vo; From Publishers Weekly: Since 1970, action by government, organizations and individuals has brought the bald eagle from the brink of extinction to a measure of recovery; it is now listed as threatened instead of endangered. Environmental writer Beans here spins a captivating story of the eagle's significance in American culture and its current status in the American wilderness. In Florida, a retired Canadian banker spent more than 20 winters banding eaglets; in a New Jersey swamp, a biologist built an artificial nest to attract nesting birds; in the West, undercover agents of the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service pursued a widespread traffic in eagle parts and feathers. Beans charts the eagle's comeback in New Jersey, Virginia and Florida; problems of habitat destruction and pollution remain. In Alaska, he finds the nation's greatest congregation of eagles on the Chilkat River, now a bald eagle preserve. An inspiring volume for the environmental bookshelf. (425-noto) 
Price: 7.05 USD
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EON An Epic of the Future, Bear, Greg
250 Bear, Greg EON An Epic of the Future
Bluejay International 1985 Hardcover Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Book club edition. Hardcover clean & unmarked, a little bumping to spine bottom. Jacket has light edgewear, light tanning, a few small edge tears & light soiling to interior. "When an enormous asteroid enters the Earth's orbit, the remains of a vanished human civilization are discovered within that reveal the asteroid's futuristic origins and predict a catastrophic immient Earth war." [525]; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 7.05 USD
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NEWTON'S NIECE, Beaven, Derek
251 Beaven, Derek NEWTON'S NIECE
Faber & Faber 1994 0571171303 / 9780571171309 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
HC/DJ - near fine/VG. First edition. Hardcover fine other than a couple of bumps/indents to front cover. Two very small stains on front cover. Dustjacket has light edgewear and a little crinkling to edges. Pages are clean and tight, feels unread. 393 pages. Author's first novel. "From the disturbing goings-on in a South London mental hospital, the narrator of this daring and ambitious fist novel hurtles back through the past, to the character of Kit, Isaac Newton's niece. What unfolds is a story of conflicting male and female universes at the beginning of the eighteenth century, a time when Newton and others were claiming the meaning of the world for themselves....." ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 10.95 USD
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Annuals for Washington and Oregon, Beck, Alison & Marianne Binetti
252 Beck, Alison & Marianne Binetti Annuals for Washington and Oregon
Lone Pine Publishing 2000 1551051605 / 9781551051604 Softcover New 
New book with no markings. Discover the best annuals for the Northwest with this colorful guide. Plenty of photographs and illustrations accompany clear, easy-to- follow gardening advice. Tips on when to plant, growing from seed versus nursery-grown bedding plants, optimal growth conditions and problems and pests are also included. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 256 pages; "If you don't live and garden in the Northwest, ignore the title and buy this book anyway. Perhaps these annuals do particularly well in the region, but what is special about Annuals for Washington and Oregon reaches far beyond any specific state. Alison Beck and Marianne Binetti have written a book full of practical advice, packaged in a handy size and shape for carrying around to nurseries. And that is just what you'll want to do, as the first few pages are filled with a pictorial index of color photos of a great number of annuals arranged by common name. You can identify the plant you are interested in, see how it looks in bloom, and then refer to the cultural instructions later on in the book to check on how to site and care for it, as well as to see larger color photos of its form and habit. It's hard to think of a better format for introducing gardeners to the great variety of annuals available today and their many possibilities in the garden. " (475-noto) 
Price: 10.95 USD
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Best Garden Plants For Michigan, Beck, Alison & Tim Wood
253 Beck, Alison & Tim Wood Best Garden Plants For Michigan
Lone Pine Publishing 2005 1551054981 / 9781551054988 First Edition Softcover New 
New book, no markings. Profusely illustrated in colour. These readily available and attractive plants grow well in our climate and offer the best features for a wide variety of garden situations. Each of the 160 accounts includes: height and spread; flower color and bloom time; recommended varieties; hardiness zones and plenty of tips for Michigan gardeners. (325-osl) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 176 pages 
Price: 12.95 USD
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THE HEALING POWER OF PETS Harnessing the Amazing Ability of Pets to Make and Keep People Happy and Healthy, Becker, Dr. Marty
254 Becker, Dr. Marty THE HEALING POWER OF PETS Harnessing the Amazing Ability of Pets to Make and Keep People Happy and Healthy
Hyperion 2002 0786868082 / 9780786868087 First Edition Hardcover New in New dust jacket 
New book, no markings. Dustjacket has light shelfwear involving scuffing to jacket and two tiny edge tears, price sticker on rear. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Modern medicine is now discovering the amazing power of animals to detect, treat, and cure a host of diseases and conditions. There are pets who can sniff out cancers that are undetectable to highly trained doctors with sophisticated medical equipment; others who can sense when their owner is about to have a heart attack, seizure, or panic attack; and many who provide a safe passage in the world for the physically or emotionally challenged. Increasingly, medicine is recognizing the special relationship between pets and people as one of the most powerful weapons in fighting disease and treating chronic conditions. In fact, many doctors are routinely "prescribing" pets for their patients. In The Healing Power of Pets, Dr. Marty Becker, Good Morning America's veterinary correspondent, blends revolutionary scientific discoveries with deeply moving, personal stories of pets and their owners. [525] 
Price: 11.95 USD
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A Darker Magic, Bedard, Michael
255 Bedard, Michael A Darker Magic
Stoddart 1997 0773758887 / 9780773758889 Softcover Very Good+ 
Stoddart edition, same ISBN. Very nice condition. Pages clean with no markings. Cover has a little scuffing and a couple small light creases. ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 184 pages; "This impressive first novel is pure, scary excitement. For classmates Emily and Craig and their teacher, genteel Miss Potts, summer begins routinely enough: Emily tends her rambunctious brother, Craig decides to look up a friend, and Miss Potts closes down the classroom. On one of the desks she finds a mysterious old playbill. Soon, all three are beset by frightening premonitions. Something dangerous, something connected with the past is about to happen. As tension builds, the characters' separate stories come together, seemingly forced by the evil designs of a strange magician who appeared in the town some 50 years before. Together or alone, they must resist him. No deeply embedded meanings are uncovered by the end; this is simply a well-told story of horror. The characters are sharp, the plot is solid, and Bedard has a wonderful way of dropping vivid details, like clues, along the way. Ages 10-14. " (156osl) 
Price: 3.25 USD
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THE LIGHTNING BOLT, Bedard, Michael
256 Bedard, Michael THE LIGHTNING BOLT
Oxford University Press 1989 0195407326 / 9780195407327 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Illustrated by Ricci, Regolo 
Very nice condition, a little corner bumping, clean and unmarked. Illustrated covers, no dustjacket (as issued? ). Non-paginated. An old woman, with a cruel husband, finds a magic stick that grants her every wish & a magic cup that reads people's minds. But these magic items bring her all sorts of trouble. A tale of dark magic and stormy days. Beautiful and detailed illustrations. (os) ; 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Price: 8.95 USD
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STRIKE THREE!  A Chip Hilton Sports Story, Bee, Clair
257 Bee, Clair STRIKE THREE! A Chip Hilton Sports Story
Grosset & Dunlap 1949 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Copyright 1949, later reprint. Cover has light edgewear, a little moreso to corners/spine ends, scuffing of cover, light soiling outer edge of pages. Interior has the occasional spot but clean for the most part. Previous owner's name written on first endpage, a few tiny corner creases. B/w illustrations. No. 3 in this series. A baseball adventure story starring our hero, Chip Hilton and Hank Rockwell, his understanding coach. In this story, Chip has made the switch from catcher to pitcher. (400? ) ; 8vo 
Price: 9.95 USD
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THE VICTIMS, Bee, David
258 Bee, David THE VICTIMS
Johannesburg, SA Macmillan 1971 0333133943 / 9780333133941 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Hardcover is clean, tight & unmarked, light foxing outer edge of pages, light age tanning inside covers. Hardcover light edgewear, couple tiny tears, small peel on front, light soiling, not price clipped. 8vo (8" tall). The author's third novel, a chilling story of a local African viral epidemic becoming a pandemic, and how the deterioration and decline of order and social services following the departure of the colonial powers from their former colonies in East Africa contributed to its destructiveness. (*Shipping will be reduced to most locations) ; 8vo 
Price: 24.00 USD
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259 Beesley, Amanda SOMETHING NEW Reflections on the Beginning of a Marriage
Doubleday 2000 0385499051 / 9780385499057 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Excellent condition - only light wear overall. Pages clean and unmarked. Something New is for everyone who has gotten married, wanted to, wished they hadn't, or are crazy enough to try again. The story of Amanda Beesley's first year as a wife is romantic, frantic, bittersweet and very funny. Women who read it will love its wry and tender insights; men who read it will simply love Amanda. (330-noto) ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 2.00 USD
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MIND AND CONTEXT IN THE ART OF DRAWING, Beittel, Kenneth R
260 Beittel, Kenneth R MIND AND CONTEXT IN THE ART OF DRAWING
Holt, Rinehart and Winston 1972 0030860458 / 9780030860454 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
Clean, tight condition. Pages unmarked, a little sticker residue inside front cover. Cover has moderate wear to spine ends & corners, otherwise very good. No jacket as issued. An empirical and speculative account of the drawing process and the drawing series and of the contexts in which they occur. [570]; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 274 pages 
Price: 11.95 USD
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