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Vintage PB's - NonFiction

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Vintage PB's - NonFiction

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THE DEWDNEY TRAIL, ROCK CREEK TO SALMO Frontier Book No. 20, Anderson, Frank W.
1 Anderson, Frank W. THE DEWDNEY TRAIL, ROCK CREEK TO SALMO Frontier Book No. 20
Aldergrove, B. C. Frontier Publishing 1969 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Frontier Book #20. Light edge and corner wear, a little sticker residue on front, light soiling. Couple earmarks seen internally. B/w photos/illus. "In the early day of British Columbia, the land lying along the American border from Rock Creek to Salmo was almost forgotten territory. With the discovery of gold, copper and silver in the boundary country, a struggle between American and Canadian influences developed - each striving to draw the trade from the area. ; 8vo; In this book, we are attempting to portray the development of the Boundary country in relation to the roles played by the Dewdney Trail and the fabulous Kettle Valley Line. " (*lower shipping available on this lighter item, osl) 
Price: 8.50 USD
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2 Andrews, George C. EXTRA-TERRESTRIALS AMONG US
Llewellyn Publications 1992 087542001X / 9780875420011 Eighth Printing Softcover Near Fine 
Excellent condition - light edgewear, couple tiny creases. Interior pages tight and unmarked. 338 pages. "According to a law already on the books, which may be activated whenever the government wishes to enforce it, anyone found guilty of E. T. Contact is to be quarantined indefinitely under armed guard. Does that sound like the government doesn't take Extra-Terrestrials seriously? This book blows the lid off the cover-up about UFOs and their occupants, setting the stage for a Cosmic Watergate..." (*Shipping will be reduced to most locations) * ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall 
Price: 5.50 USD
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THE RELATIVITY OF WRONG, Asimov, Isaac
3 Asimov, Isaac THE RELATIVITY OF WRONG
Pinnacle 1989 155817169x / 9781558171695 First Edition Softcover Very Good+ 
Pages are clean and tight, light age tanning. Cover has light edgewear and a small amount of creasing. ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 1 pages; When is right wrong . . . And vice versa? Find out in this collection of chemical conundrums, galactic puzzles, and astronomical anomalies. From the center of the human brain to the outer reaches of the universe, Asimov delights readers with his wit and charm. [155-noto] 
Price: 3.50 USD
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4 Barnstone, Willis (English translation) THE POEMS OF MAO TSE-TUNG
Bantam Books 1972 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Light edge & corner wear, a little edge rubbing, tiny tears to spine top & one tiny edge tear. Internal pages are clean and tight. 164 pages. "...Mao, like few good poets in our century, seems immediately accessible, indeed an easy poet - if deceptively so. In this apparent simplicity, he has, like Robert Frost, that rare ability to speak to us on several levels at once...."--Willis Barnstone (*Shipping will be reduced to all locations) ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall 
Price: 9.05 USD
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5 Bruce, Lenny How to Talk Dirty and Influence People, Lenny Bruce's Autobiography
Playboy Press 1973 Sixth Printing Softcover Good 
Pages all intact, with no markings, some age tanning to interior. Paper split at spine at one point but no loose pages. Cover has scuffing, several creases and moderate wear to edges/corners. An autobiography by Lenny Bruce. (175noto) 
Price: 3.75 USD
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6 Clinton, Iris YOUNG MAN IN A HURRY The Story of William Carey
U. K. Lutterworth Press 1974 0718825349 / 9780718825348 First Edition Softcover Very Good- 
Light edgewear, creasing to covers, name written & light soiling on first page. Internal pages otherwise unmarked. B/w illus. 93 pages. "Pioneer of modern missions William Carey leads a glorious host of witnesses for God. This story of his life in England and India shows him in all his aspects as one who dared to do great things for God. " (osl) ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall 
Price: 6.50 USD
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THE STORY OF LOUIS RIEL The Rebel Chief 1885, Collins, Joseph Edmund
7 Collins, Joseph Edmund THE STORY OF LOUIS RIEL The Rebel Chief 1885
Toronto Coles Publishing 1970 Softcover Very Good 
Facsimile of 1885 edition published by J. S. Robertson & Brothers, b/w illustrations. Cover has light edge and corner wear, light staining to one outer edge, light creasing to back upper corner and last few pages. Several tiny edge tears to pages. Pages otherwise clean and tight. The story of the Riel led rebellion in the Canadian Red River country. Louis Riel, the Canadian religious figure and prophet of a new order in the West who was plagued with bouts of insanity, was a once enigmatic man who has become one of the most closely scrutinized figures in Canadian history, leading to a century-long debate about whether Riel was a great political leader or a madman..... Louis Riel died on the gallows in 1885, and his nation died with him. [300-osl]; 8vo 
Price: 13.95 USD
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DIALECTICAL MATERIALISM Volume Two, Historical Materialism, Cornforth, Maurice
8 Cornforth, Maurice DIALECTICAL MATERIALISM Volume Two, Historical Materialism
Lawrence & Wishart 1962 Second Edition Softcover Very Good+ 
An attractive copy. Pages all intact and clean other than tape marks inside covers. Light soiling/spotting to outer edge of pages. Cover is very clean with a little wear to corners. 2nd of three on Marxist philosophy. "Deals with Scientific Socialism and the scientific methodology which lies at the basis of the Materialist Conception of History. It then defines the principal concepts in terms of which Marxism understands social development..." [osl-142]; 12mo 7" - 7" tall 
Price: 20.50 USD
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NOTORIOUS LADIES OF THE FRONTIER Vol. II, the Ladies Who Lit Bright Lights Across the Rugged West, Drago, Harry Sincalir
9 Drago, Harry Sincalir NOTORIOUS LADIES OF THE FRONTIER Vol. II, the Ladies Who Lit Bright Lights Across the Rugged West
Ballantine Books 1972 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
Light wear edges/corners, interior clean & tight, age tanning to page edges. B/w photos. 145 pages. Including: Mattie Silks, China Polly, Elizabeth Taylor, Pearl Starr, Baby Doe Tabor & Diamond Lil..Some of them were scarlet ladies, some were adventuresses, some gamblers, and some were women whose views were too strong for their time, who found in the West the open spaces and the challenges they needed. (*shipping will be reduced to most locations) ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall 
Price: 11.00 USD
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10 Durrell, Gerald A ZOO IN MY LUGGAGE
U. K. Penguin 1985 0140020845 / 9780140020847 Softcover Near Fine 
Reprint. Excellent condition with only light wear wear. Numerous b/w illustrations. 191 pages. The true and hilarious story of how Gerald Durrell and his wife set up their own zoo. Journeying to the Cameroons, he and his wife, helped by the renowned Fon of Bafut, managed to collect "plenty beef". Their difficulties began when they found themselves back home, with Cholmondely the chimpanzee, Bug-eye the bush-baby, and other founder members....and nowhere to put them. (120? -osl) ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall 
Price: 4.95 USD
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CHE, THE MAKING OF A LEGEND Guerilla Hero of a Generation in Revolt, Ebon, Martin
11 Ebon, Martin CHE, THE MAKING OF A LEGEND Guerilla Hero of a Generation in Revolt
Signet/Nal 1969 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Light wear to edges/corner, light yellowing & soiling of cover, crease to spine. Interior clean & unmarked, heavy age tanning inside covers and page edges. B/w photos. Che Guevera gave up his privileged position in society to become a living symbol of revolution. From Castro's Cuba to the remote jungles of Bolivia, he fought - and died - for his belief that violent rebellion is the only hope of the oppressed "third world".... (*shipping will be reduced on this lighter book) ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall 
Price: 8.80 USD
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THE ORDERLY, DISORDERLY HOUSE, Erwin, Carol with Miller, Floyd
12 Erwin, Carol with Miller, Floyd THE ORDERLY, DISORDERLY HOUSE
Popular Library 1969 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Pages are clean and unmarked, age tanning to pages and inside covers. Cover has tanning, light edge & corner wear and creasing to spine. "Straight from the hip, the story of the most prosperous madam in the west - and how she got that way! Here are all the customs, customers and chums - among them 'Legs' Diamond and 'Pretty Boy' Floyd - of a fun-loving, successful and respectable madam..." (*shipping will be reduced after checkout to all locations) [121-osl] ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall 
Price: 6.05 USD
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13 Farrow, John DAMIEN THE LEPER
Doubleday Image 1970 Hardcover Very Good 
Reprint. Light edge & corner wear, small tear rear and spine bottom, a little edge rubbing. Interior pages are clean & tight other than top edge removed on first page, I assume to remove a name. A profoundly moving biography of this almost legendary figure. The life of Damien de Veuster, priest of God, a leper. (*Shipping will be reduced on this light book) ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall 
Price: 4.40 USD
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14 Herr, Michael DISPATCHES
Avon Books 1978 0380019760 / 9780380019762 Softcover Very Good 
Reprint. Light edge & corner wear, two small tears by spine. Interior pages clean & tight. "The best personal journal about war, any war, that any writer has ever accomplished....With uncanny precision it summons up the very essence of the war (Vietnam) - its space diction, its surreal psychology, its bitter humor - the dope, the Dexedrine, the body bags, the rot, all of it. "--Chicago Tribune (*Shipping will be reduced to most locations) ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall 
Price: 4.50 USD
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Strange As it Seems, Hix, Elsie
15 Hix, Elsie Strange As it Seems
Bantam Books 1955 Softcover Good Illustrated by Jahns, George 
Bantam 1955 edition, #1334 (#4 on spine). Pages intact and unmarked other than very light stain affecting top edge of first few pages. Light age tanning to pages and covers. Cover has moderage edge/corner wear, some creasing, edge rubbing and small tears to spine bottom, which have been neatly taped. Cover pulls away a bit from spine bottom front and rear but no pages are loose. B/w illus. , 195 pages plus ads. Fantastic, impossible, but true facts from around the world. (85os) ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 195 pages 
Price: 8.95 USD
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THE FALL OF PARIS The Siege and the Commune 1870-71, Horne, Alistair
16 Horne, Alistair THE FALL OF PARIS The Siege and the Commune 1870-71
London Pan Books 1968 0330020366 / 9780330020367 First Edition Softcover Very Good Illustrated by Horne, Alistair 
Light edgewear, creasing to spine, age tanning to cover edges and pages. Interior pages clean, tight and unmarked. B/w illus. This indepth portrayal of the fall and siege of Paris begins with the military operations from the beginning of the Siege in September, 1870, to the last resistance of the Commune during May Week, 1871... (220-noto) ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 606 pages 
Price: 10.05 USD
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17 Hunt, John THE ASCENT OF EVEREST
Hodder & Stoughton 1957 Softcover Good 
Reprint. Moderate edge & corner wear, small taped tear spine bottom, light creasing, age tanning. Internal pages are age tanned. Appears couple pages front & rear were reglued, all are intact. No internatl markings . "This monumental work by the leader of the Everest expedition is a worthy, comprehensive and beautifully written record of one of the greatest achievements of man in the field of physical endeavour. "--Oxford Mail (*Shipping will be reduced to most locations) ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall 
Price: 6.55 USD
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18 Jesse, F. Tennyson COMMENTS ON CAIN Three Who Made Headlines with Homicide: a Drunkard, a Wastrel, and a Grim Teutonic Reaper
Collier Books 1964 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Light edge & corner wear, some rubbing along edges, light scuffing, small indents to cover. Interior pages clean & tight. On the scene at three murder trials, the author brilliantly analyzes the murderers, their motives and their bungling in this true crime classic. (*Shipping will be reduced to all locations). ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall 
Price: 8.55 USD
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HUSTLER FOR THE LORD The Rebirth of Larry Flint, Jones, Larry
19 Jones, Larry HUSTLER FOR THE LORD The Rebirth of Larry Flint
NJ Logos International 1978 0882703099 / 9780882703091 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Light edgewear and creasing, rubbing around edges. Interior pages clean & unmarked other than 2-3 pages with a very small edge tear. Age tanning to pages. 173 pages. The true story of what really happened between two men named Larry - one the pornographer, the other the preacher - and the important battle over pornography that brought them together.... (osl) ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall 
Price: 4.50 USD
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MARIJUANA, THE NEW PROHIBITION, Kaplan, John
20 Kaplan, John MARIJUANA, THE NEW PROHIBITION
Pocket Books 1971 0671780557 / 9780671780555 First Edition; Second Printing Softcover Very Good 
Pocket Books 1971 printing. Paperback 12mo (7" tall). Light wear to edges and corners, scuffing of cover. Interior clean and unmarked other than date written on 1st page. An internationally recognized expert on drug-abuse analyzes the medical and social evidence on America's third and most widely used "drug" and discusses the case for its legalization....; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 402 pages; Is marijuana all that harmful? Even assuming that the drug is dangerous, do the current punishments fit the crime? .... (140-noto) 
Price: 4.25 USD
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How to Talk Dirty and Influence People, Lenny Bruce's Autobiography
Bruce, Lenny
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THE RELATIVITY OF WRONG, Asimov, Isaac
THE RELATIVITY OF WRONG
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THE ORDERLY, DISORDERLY HOUSE, Erwin, Carol with Miller, Floyd
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DIALECTICAL MATERIALISM Volume Two, Historical Materialism, Cornforth, Maurice
DIALECTICAL MATERIALISM Volume Two, Historical Materialism
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