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LIVING WITH THE PAST

By: N/A

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Great Books Foundation: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 25344


Great Books Foundation 50th Anniversary Series. Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 449 pages; 25344Vsh View more info

American Book-prices Current 1966

By: N/A

Price: $26.00

Publisher: NY, Columbia University: 1969

Seller ID: 16820


Light soil to top edge. ; [xxvii]1075 pages; 16820BK. View more info

American Book-prices Current 1967

By: N/A

Price: $26.00

Publisher: NY, Columbia University: 1971

Seller ID: 16821


Light soil to top edge. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; [xxxii]1243 pages; 16821BK. View more info

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The Pocket University, The Guide To Reading, Volume XXIII

By: Abbott, Lyman , Don Dickinson and Others

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Company for Nelson Doubleday, Inc.: 1925

Seller ID: 31317


Contents: books for study and reading; on books and reading; the guide to daily reading; general index of authors, and general index of titles. From the authors: in order to render [this series] more valuable we have recently incorporated in the twentyy-two volumes comprising the set, a series of 88 illustrations. The six illustrations in this volume will serve to give an idea of the expense involved in obtain reproductions of many famous subjects of literature. This boo... View more info

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How To Read A Book The Classic Guide to Intelligent Reading, Revised and Updated

By: Adler, Mortimer J. , and Charles Van Doren

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1972

Seller ID: 31458


Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 426 pages; 31458 View more info

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Book Collecting, A Comprehensive Guide, 1995 Edition

By: Ahearn, Allen and Patricia

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, Putnam: 1995

Edition: Revised Edition; 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 11593


Includes: estimated market values for first printings of first books as of 1978, 1986, 1993; new section on prize-winning authors and books; guidelines for finding and recognizing first and limited editions of books, and appraising their condition and worth; suggestions for building a collection; lists of specialty dealers and auction houses; recommendations for caring for and selling books. Faint "scratch" on front panel of DJ which requires holding the book to ... View more info

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Collected Books: The Guide To Values: An Up-To-Date Price Handbook with over 15,000 First Editions in all Fields for Collectors, Dealers, and Librarians

By: Ahearn, Allen and Patricia

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, Putnam: 1991

Edition: 10th Printing

Seller ID: 11601


The long-awaited successor to the classic "Book Collector's Handbook of values" by Van Allen Bradley, this is the largest, most comprehensive and up-to-date single volume guide to current market values of collectible books in America. [This book] goes beyond the Bradley work to include books published before 1800, to present information that allows collectors to identify first editions of books in hand and to provide prices that are current rather than projected.... View more info

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Children And Books

By: Arbuthnot, May Hill, and Zena Sutherland

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Glenview, IL, Scott, Foresman: 1972

Seller ID: 16824


Previous owner's name; boards slightly bowed; some pages dog-eared. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 16824 View more info

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Dictionary Of Literary Pseudonyms, A Selection Of Popular Modern Writers In English, Third Edition

By: Atkinson, Frank

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Clive Bingley: 1982

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 23837


Lists authors and their pseudonyms by both their real name and their pseudonym as of 1982. Donald Sydney Rowland lists 50 pseudonyms, both male and female! Usual ex-library markings. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 305 pages; 23837 View more info

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What Do I Read Next? A Reader's Guide to Current Genre Fiction

By: Barron, Neil, Et Al

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Detroit, MI, Gale Research: 1997

Seller ID: 13109


Includes fantasy, western, romance, horror, mystery, and science fiction. Authors include mosley, clark, l'amour, piers anthony, anne mccaffrey, stephen king, anne rice, Clarke, Dailey, Roberts, barron, barton, ramsdell, stilwell. Was a library reference, usual ex-library markings. ; Ex-Library; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 13109 View more info

500 Great Books By Women

By: Bauermeister, Erica, Jesse Larsen, and Holly Smith

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1994

Seller ID: 16188


Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 425 pages; 16188ref View more info

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The Annotated Wizard Of Oz

By: Baum, L. Frank

Price: $26.00

Publisher: NY, W. W. Norton & Company: 2000

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 21269


Edited with an introduction and notes by Michael Patrick Hearn. Preface by Martin Gardner. ; Small 4to - 9" to 11" tall; 396 pages; 21269ref View more info

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The Reader's Encyclopedia, 4-volume Set An Encyclopedia of World Literature and the Arts

By: Benet, William Rose

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Thomas Crowell: 1948

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 27232


Volume 1: A to D; volume 2: E to L; volume 3: M to R; volume 4: S to Z. In reading books, a word, name or place may not be known to the reader and can be looked up in this encyclopedic dictionary. You may be reading a book which refers to a Bicorne, Chrysale, or Hobinnol. Your dictionary is no help, but this Reader's Encyclopedia will tell you what you want to know. The poet Alfred deMusset's works are listed here, as is Conal Holmes O'Connell O'Riordan's (Irish novelist... View more info

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Better Reading One: Factual Prose Introduction to Explanatory and Persuasive Writing

By: Blair, Walter and John C. Gerber

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Scott, Foresman & Company: 1966

Edition: 5th Edition; 4th Printing

Seller ID: 27196


Blue cloth covers with the sub-title in gilt above the title on front board. The purpose of this book is to help the student develop skill in careful, accurate, and evaluative reading and to establish an understanding of the techniques of writing. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 504 pages; 27196 View more info

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Giants And Dwarfs

By: Bloom, Allan David

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 23659


Author of "The Closing of the American Mind", has written a far-ranging volume of essays on teachers, books, and education ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 400 pages; 23659ref View more info

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How To Read And Why

By: Bloom, Harold

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Scribner: 2000

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 27045


Probing discussions of thee works of beloved writers such as William Shakespeare, Ernest Hemingway ... Charles Dickens and William Faulkner and others highlight the varied challenges and delights found in short stories, poems, novels, and plays. Bloom not only provides illuminating guidance on how to read a text but also illustrates what such reading can bring -- aesthetic pleasure, increased individuality and self-knowledge. , and the lifetime companionship of the most ... View more info

Introduction To Technical Services For Library Technicians

By: Bloomberg, Marty, and G. Edward Evans

Price: $11.70

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited: 1985

Edition: 5th Edition

Seller ID: 16812


Names, phone numbers, notes, highliting, underlining. Binding still solid; Library Science Text Series; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 397 pages; 16812 View more info

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Bookmen's Bedlam

By: Blumenthal, Walter Hart

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New Brunswick, Rutgers University Press: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 25990


Typical wear to oft-read library book. ; Ex-Library; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 25990ref View more info

A Brief Survey Of The Printing Trade

By: Bolt, Richard

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Raithby, Lawrence & Co. , Ltd.: 1930

Seller ID: 11948


Chapbook. Brown paper covers. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 33 pages; 11948bk View more info

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First Editions Of To-day And How To Tell Them United States and England

By: Boutell, H. S

Price: $30.00

Publisher: J.B. Lippincott Co: 1939

Edition: Revised Edition; 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 30717


The appreciation shown by book collectors and dealers for the first modest edition of this book--long out of print--has been so great, that it has seemed advisable to reissue it in a new, revised and much enlarged edition, this book. It consists of statements by the various publishers themselves as to the signs (or absence of them) by which their respective first printings are to be identified, and will thus provide a cheap and handy means of checking the books one buys ... View more info