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New York Lancer Books 1968 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Light edge/corner wear, tiny tears spine ends, light creasing, a little scuffing. Internal pages are clean and unmarked. Age tanning to pages and inside covers. "An ominous sequence unfolds when it is revealed that strangely intriguing Mrs Mary is being watched from her garden by a trio of strange characters - G, S and C - who are in turn being watched by another observer, who is being watched by a solitary figure on a hill in a third dimension, who is being watched by a group of men in New York, who are being watched by a clairvoyant's prying mind... In this bizarre and brilliant novel nothing is certain and everything is relative..." (*Shipping will be reduced on this small book) ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall 
Price: 4.50 USD
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THE SEDUCTION OF THE MEDITERRANEAN  Writing, Art and the Homosexual Fantasy, Aldrich, Robert
42 Aldrich, Robert THE SEDUCTION OF THE MEDITERRANEAN Writing, Art and the Homosexual Fantasy
Routledge 1993 0415093120 / 9780415093125 First Edition Softcover Good 
Cover has light edge wear, a little moreso to corners, some corner curling and scuffing. Pages are all intact, however numerous pages have markings in pencil. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 259 pages; "In this original and well-researched study, Aldrich shows that a recurring motif in the literature and art of homosexuals from the 1750s to the 1950s was that of the Mediterranean, which was mythologized as a place where the homoerotic ideal of masculine beauty and virility could be fulfilled. The idea is exemplified in Thomas Mann's Death in Venice and in the works of over 40 writers examined here, from the German art historian Windelmann to Lord Byron and E. M. Forster, and many artists and photographers....." [503] 
Price: 17.50 USD
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Best Garden Plants for Illinois, Aldrich, William & Don Williamson
43 Aldrich, William & Don Williamson Best Garden Plants for Illinois
Lone Pine Publishing 2006 1551055023 / 9781551055022 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 Illinois gardeners. (355-osl) ; Best Garden Plants for...; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 176 pages 
Price: 13.50 USD
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Akron, OH Saalfield 1914 Hardcover Very Good 
Saalfield 1914, no jacket. Hardcover is clean, has moderate wear to spine ends and corners, corner bumping, light soiling outer edge of pages. Pages are clean and intact, age tanning to edges and inside covers. . 4-5 pages have some tiny tears to one edge. B/w frontispiece. The adventures of the Meadow-Brook girls on vacation. The clever Meadow Brook girls go hiking in the country, finding fun and adventure along the way. (380-noto) ; 8vo; 250 pages 
Price: 8.50 USD
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Cassell Illustrated Dictionary of Lacemaking, Alexandra Stillwell
45 Alexandra Stillwell Cassell Illustrated Dictionary of Lacemaking
Cassell 1997 0304341452 / 9780304341450 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Ex-library book, but still in very good condition - laminated cover and usual ex-lib type of markings. Pages are clean and intact, light soiling upper edge of pages. Jacket has some scuffing, a little edge crinkling and a couple areas where laminate is slightly loose at edges. 1997 reprint. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 253 pages; "Stillwell includes more than 2,000 entries in a comprehensive guide that explains the phraseology and details the technical aspects of this ancient craft. An abundance of black-and-white line drawings are featured to illustrate those stitches, designs, implements, and materials traditionally associated with lace making. Where confusion exists regarding contemporary terminology versus older usage, Stillwell clarifies and provides cross-references. Her dictionary should be as valuable to the beginning student of lace making as it will be to one who is already immersed in any aspect of this fine handwork. " (655, 0211) 
Price: 18.95 USD
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Life Span Books 1994 1879131048 / 9781879131040 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
Very nice condition, slight edge and corner wear to cover. Pages are clean and unmarked. 580 pages. "A definitive book on chronic fatigue that shows how drugs cannot revive poisoned enzymes, and provides guidance to both the physician and the fatigue sufferer on how to restore normal energy patterns without drugs." A classic in the field. [815] ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 580 pages 
Price: 10.95 USD
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47 Alison Uttley LITTLE GREY RABBIT'S BIRTHDAY The Little Grey Rabbit Library
Gallery Books 1990 0831756276 / 9780831756277 Hardcover Near Fine 
Very nice condition - interior clean and unmarked except gift inscription inside front cover. No jacket (as issued? ) Cute colour illustrations throughout. All her animal friends plan a special celebration for Grey Rabbit's birthday. (os) ; 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Price: 8.95 USD
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LOG HOUSE PLANS, Allan B. Mackie
48 Allan B. Mackie LOG HOUSE PLANS
Prince George, B. C. Log House Pub. 1979 092027028X / 9780920270288 First Edition Hardcover Good 
Log House Publishing 1979. Ex-library book with usual ex-lib type of markings. Would be upgraded to very good except it appears someone's child or small dog has chewed on bottom edge & upper spine of book. This doesn't affect the pages except tiny piece out of corner of last few pages. Cover is otherwise good with some light soiling. Pages are all intact with occasional light soiling and a few tiny edge tears and light creases on a few pages. Profusely illustrated. Contains plans for 37 different log houses and design considerations for log buildings. ; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Price: 14.95 USD
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STEN, Allan Cole & Chris Bunch
49 Allan Cole & Chris Bunch STEN
Del Rey 1982 0345285034 / 9780345285034 First Edition Softcover Very Good+ 
Very nice, clean, tight condition, no markings. Cover has light edge/corner wear, light scuffing and a small area where laminate is peeled (quite minor) . ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 279 pages; Vulcan was a factory planet, centuries old, Company run, ugly as sin, and unfeeling as death. Vulcan bred just two types of native - complacent or tough ... And Sten was tough. When his family died in a mysterious accident, Sten rebelled, harassing the Company from the metal world's endless mazelike warrens. [153-notosl] 
Price: 4.25 USD
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50 Allan Cox Inside Corporate America - Perspectives on Management Practices and Career Options
New York St. Martin's 1986 0312418698 / 9780312418694 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Ex-library book, but still in very good condition, usual ex-lib type markings and rear pocket. Cover has light edge and corner war. Pages are clean and intact, with no markings on pages. 451 pages. Examines the factors that make a corporation successful, discusses advancement, recruitment, and management styles, and shares the results of a confidential questionnaire answered by more than a thousand top executives. (530,5-18) ; 8vo 
Price: 11.95 USD
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State University of New York Press 1990 079140384X / 9780791403846 Softcover Near Fine 
Excellent condition. Interior clean & tight, no markings other than old pencilled price, very light edgewear/scuffing. 410 pages. The writers contributing to this book are theorists and activists who write as members of diverse lesbian cultures, and includes essays, fiction, autobiography, poetic prose and experimental forms. Writers included: Joyce Trebilcot, Vivienne Louise, Kitty Tsui, Ann Ferguson, Julia Penelope, Marthe Rosenfeld, Claudia Card, Anna Lee, Maria Lugones, Edwins Franchild, Caryatis Cardea and several others. ; 8vo 
Price: 10.50 USD
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SHADOWS IN THE SEA  The Sharks, Skates and Rays, Allen, Thomas B.
52 Allen, Thomas B. SHADOWS IN THE SEA The Sharks, Skates and Rays
The Lyons Press 1996 1558215182 / 9781558215184 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Solid, tight copy. Ex-library book with sturdy laminated cover & usual type markings. Light edgewear, light soiling outer edge of pages, light creasing. Internal pages are clean. B/w illus. "This much praised book is perhaps the most thorough and most readable guide to the sharks of the world, to shark attacks, and to the natural history of these fearsome creatures and their cousin-species, the skates and rays. Long out of print, this edition of Shadows in the Sea has been fully updated by the author. (6 X 9, 368 pages, b&w photos, illustrations, charts) " [519] ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 368 pages 
Price: 8.95 USD
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ANIMALS OF AFRICA, Allen, Thomas B.; Goodall, Dr. Jane
53 Allen, Thomas B.; Goodall, Dr. Jane ANIMALS OF AFRICA
Beaux Arts Editions 2008 0789399938 / 9780789399939 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Earlier Edition, Beaux Arts Editions 1997, same book. ISBN: 088363368X. 4to (12.5" tall). HC/DJ - near fine. Very large hardcover in excellent condition, clean and unmarked other than one very small tear to spine bottom. Jacket has light scuffing, light scratches, a little edge crinkling but no tears. Spectacular photos throughout. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 252 pages; Animals of Africa captures the unique beauty of the African natural world in 200 full-color photographs by four top wildlife photographers: Jim Brandenburg, Mitsuaki Iwago, Frans Lanting, and Michael Nichols. Against the backdrop of an exquisite landscape that ranges from desert scrub land to the savanna, the mountains, and rainforests, their extraordinary images feature the hunters, grazers, waterbirds, and strange menagerie of Madagascar’s isolated forgotten Eden. This exciting volume features up-close images of fearsome lions, cheetahs, leopards, and hyenas; the gentle grazers such as wildebeests, zebras, deer, gazelles, and giraffes; the giant “untouchables” such as elephants, rhinos, and cape buffalos; as well as birds from flamingoes to vultures, water animals such as hippos and crocodiles, and of course the chimps and great apes. Animals of Africa brings its wonder to the armchair traveler in dozens of striking images. These powerful photographs will deepen your appreciation of the natural world, of the fragility and balance of life, and also bring to light how imperative it is to preserve these African animals and the wildernesses in which they live. (*Note: due to heavy weight, over 5 lbs wrapped, there will be extra shipping charges) [2.177] 
Price: 29.95 USD
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EFFIE, Allinson, Beverley
54 Allinson, Beverley EFFIE
Toronton Summerhill Press 1990 0920197728 / 9780920197721 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Illustrated by Reid, Barbara 
Summerhill Press 1990 edition. Light wear/bumping to corners, light soiling, no jacket (as issued? ). Internal pages are good other than several pages with some wrinkling, one with a small peeled area and 2 small edge tears. Colour illustrations. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; The story of Effie, the ant, who had a voice like thunder that made all the other ants run away to get away from the noise. She has a hard time finding anyone to talk to, but one day, Effie's loud voice saves all the ants from terrible danger...(*lower shipping avail to most locations) [300-osl] 
Price: 9.50 USD
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BENNY RABBIT And the Magic Forest, Almond, Lloyd A.
55 Almond, Lloyd A. BENNY RABBIT And the Magic Forest
Langley, B. C. Lama Publishing 1985 0920995012 / 9780920995013 First Edition Softcover Good 
Very scarce title. Pages are all intact and clean other than some spotting on first page and outer edge of pages, light wrinkling to a few pages. Cover has moderate edge and corner wear, a little corner curling and light creasing. Benny Rabbit was so excited he hardly slept a wink all night long. And no wonder...of all the rabbits in Easter Village, he was the one chosen to be this year's Easter Bunny! Cute colour illustrations. [osl-133]; 8vo 
Price: 12.50 USD
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Houghton Mifflin 1961 0395073383 / 9780395073384 2nd Impression Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed & inscribed by author on 2nd page "For _____, for ___ later, from Antony Alpers, March 1963". HC/DJ - very good/fair. Hardcover is clean with light wear to edges, a little moreso to spine ends and corners, corner bumping. Interior clean and intact, light age tanning. B/w photos. Jacket has numerous tears and chips to edges, light staining to rear, not price clipped. "If dogs are man's best friends, perhaps it is only because he sees less of dolphins. In the great age of Greece, literature and legend sang the praises of these extraordinary creatures of the sea, whose sense of fun, friendliness and gentle grace have always endeared them to man...." ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; Signed by Author 
Price: 16.95 USD
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PROUD SPIRIT Lessons, Insights & Healing from the Voice of the Spirit World, Altea, Rosemary
57 Altea, Rosemary PROUD SPIRIT Lessons, Insights & Healing from the Voice of the Spirit World
William Morrow 1997 0688149987 / 9780688149987 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Excellent condition, only very light wear overall, clean and unmarked. ; 8vo; Cover differs somewhat from stock photo. In her follow-up to The Eagle and the Rose, spiritual medium Rosemary Altea takes the reader farther along the path of her personal cosmology. In Proud Spirit a more sophisticated, mature Altea emerges, answering the questions that logically arise after reading her first book. Proud Spirit begins with a chapter entitled "What happens when we die" and explains how the living affect the dead's happiness and well-being. Do we reincarnate? Only if we choose, she assures us. Do souls heal emotionally and spiritually after they die? Some may, some may not, but Altea consoles the reader in dozens of tenderly compassionate stories about the lives and deaths of real people. If you enjoyed The Eagle and the Rose, you'll love traveling around the globe with the undaunted medium in Proud Spirit, mending the broken hearts of people she meets--living and dead--and sharing the insights and processes that helped heal her own grievous wounds. 
Price: 8.50 USD
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58 Alys Swan-Jackson The Apaches & Pueblo Peoples of the Southwest
Heinemann 1996 0600584887 / 9780600584889 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine 
Excellent condition, overall wear very light. Pages clean other than gift inscription across top edge of title pages. Wonderful colour illustrations and see-through scenes Of villages, houses and burial chambers. Discover the Indians of the American southwest. Incl. Cliff houses of the Anasazi, a Pueblo village, Navajo hogans, secret rituals, etc. (800) ; 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Price: 19.95 USD
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THE LIGHT OF DAY, Ambler, Eric
59 Ambler, Eric THE LIGHT OF DAY
William Heinemann 1962 0434019712 / 9780434019717 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Good dust jacket 
Heinemann 1962 First Edition. HC/DJ - very good/good minus. Hardcover is clean and intact, with with no markings, a little fading and bumping to spine to spine ends. Good minus jacket is age tanned, with light soiling and several edge tears and chips, edge rubbing. . ; 8vo; "The Light of Day was the basis for Jules Dassin’s classic film, Topkapi. When Arthur Abdel Simpson first spots Harper in the Athens airport, he recognizes him as a tourist unfamiliar with city and in need of a private driver. In other words, the perfect mark for Simpson’s brand of entrepreneurship. But Harper proves to be more the spider than the fly when he catches Simpson riffling his wallet for traveler’s checks. Soon Simpson finds himself blackmailed into driving a suspicious car across the Turkish border. Then, when he is caught again, this time by the police, he faces a choice: cooperate with the Turks and spy on his erstwhile colleagues or end up in one of Turkey’s notorious prisons..." [354-not] 
Price: 13.95 USD
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SEXUAL METAMORPHOSIS An Anthology of Transsexual Memoirs, Ames, Jonathan (Editor)
60 Ames, Jonathan (Editor) SEXUAL METAMORPHOSIS An Anthology of Transsexual Memoirs
Vintage Books 2005 1400030145 / 9781400030149 First Edition Softcover New 
New & unread, no markings. 319 pages. B/w photos. "But who could describe my fright when, on the next morning, I awoke and found myself feeling as if completely changed into a woman? Case 129, Autobiography, from Psychopathia Sexualis, a Medico-Forensic Study by Richard Von Krafft-Ebing. At the time the passage above was written, people who felt trapped in the wrong gender automatically became case-studies. Today they become the men and women they always felt they were. Transsexuals test our notions of what it is to be male or female and, more provocatively, what it means to be one self as opposed to another. Their stories, says Jonathan Ames, hold the appeal of an adventurer's tale. In Sexual Metamorphosis, Ames presents the personal narratives of seventeen gender pioneers. (*shipping will be reduced to some locations) ; 8vo 
Price: 11.95 USD
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