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Let Us Now Praise Famous Men, Three Tenant Families

By: Agee, James; Walker Evans

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company, The Riverside Press: 1960

Seller ID: 004980

ISBN: no

Condition: Very Good


471 pages; a series of Evans' photographs resides ahead of the title page. The Foreword, "James Agee In 1936", is written by Evans. The preface from the first edition, probably by Agee, is retained. A very nice copy of this famous piece written while working under the Farm Security Adninistration. Clean throughout; tight binding View more info

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Rome and the Barbarians, The Birth of a New World

By: Aillagon, Jean-Jacques (edited by) with the scientific coordination of Umberto Roberto and Yann Riviere

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Milan / Venice, Skira editore / Palazzo Grassi: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004832

ISBN: 8861304885

Condition: Fine


692 pages; numerous color illustrations. Notes and Bibliography; Glossary; Chronology; List of Works on Display (the exhibition) by country of origin. Published in coordination with the exhibition in Venice, Bonn and Rome. History of the First to tenth centuries through the vector of art. "The commingling of civilizations, the opening, the integration of worships and traditions, the dissemination of knowledge, mutual enrichment and even cultural diversity gives evid... View more info

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Dictionnaire Francaise-Arabe - 2 volumes

By: Belot, P. J.-B., S.J.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Beyrouth, Catholic Printing: 1928

Seller ID: 004873

ISBN: no

Condition: Fair


not paginated. Two volumes: Premiére Partie, A to I; Seconde Partie, K to Z. Quarter-red-leather with red marbled boards binding. The leather backstrip of both volumes is missing. The front board of volume one is not attached but present. Neverthless, the binding is tight; the pages clean and flat though toned View more info

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North American Indian Mythology

By: Burland, Cottie

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Feltham, Middlesex, Paul Hamlyn: 1968

Seller ID: 003297

Condition: Very Good


141 pages; 24 color pages; more than 100 b&w illustrations. Eskimo to the Mound Builders of the Southeast. View more info

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Don't Worry, Make Money: Spiritual and Practical Ways to Create Abundance and More Fun in Your Life

By: Carlson, Richard, Ph.D.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Hyperion: 1997

Edition: Stated first edition

Seller ID: 004942

ISBN: 0786863218

Condition: Fine


223 pages. Strategies for organizing life and making good choices. Clean throughout; tight binding. View more info

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The Challenge and Progress of Homosexual Law Reform

By: Council on Religion and the Homosexual

Price: $10.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Council on Religion and the Homosexual; [et al]: 1968

Seller ID: 005024

ISBN: no

Condition: Very Good


72 pages. The outlook in 1968 along with brief historical surveys (of the West), including of the English Wolfenden recommendation and the situation in the United States. Covers are faded and spotted; text is clean throughout; binding tight. View more info

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English Traits

By: Emerson, Ralph Waldo

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston / Cambridge, Houghton Mifflin Company / The Riverside Press: 1903

Seller ID: 004970

ISBN: no

Condition: Very Good


406 pages; 3 illustrated portraits. Land, Race, Manners, Truth, Wealth, Aristocracy, Universties, Religion, Character and more. Volume V of the Concord Edition, Complete Works. Clean throughout, tight binding. View more info

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Essays (First Series)

By: Emerson, Ralph Waldo

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston / Cambridge, Houghton Mifflin Company / The Riverside Press: 1903

Seller ID: 004971

ISBN: no

Condition: Very Good


445 pages; 3 illustrations. Self-Reliance, Compensation, Love, Friendship, Heroism, Intellect and more. Volume II of the Concord Edition, Complete Works. Clean throughout, tight binding. View more info

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Fiery Pool , The Maya and the Mythic Sea

By: Finamore, Daniel; Stephen D. Houston

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Salem / New Haven, Peabody Essex Museum ; Yale University Press: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004976

ISBN: 0875772196

Condition: Fine


328 pages; numerous illustrations, including 99, mostly full-page, color plates. Who connects the Ancient Maya with the sea? Not most one suspects. Bounded by the sea on the Yucatan Peninsula this is a beautiful and informative book on just that. View more info

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Africa Adorned

By: Fisher, Angela

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams, Inc.: 1984

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 004827

ISBN: 0810918234

Condition: Fine


304 pages; 457 illustrations, including 414 color. Visited are East Africa; Equatoria: Old Africa (pockets of ancient tradition); The Savannah; The Sahara; The Maghreb; The Horn. Jewelry, dress, body decoration and hairstyle for women and men are pictured and considered for their cultural importances. 1994 reprint. Clean throughout; tight binding. View more info

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Mission to China: Matteo Ricci and the Jesuit Encounter with the East

By: Laven, Mary

Price: $5.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004990

ISBN: 0571225179

Condition: Fine


279 pages; color illustrations. The sixteenth-century Jesuit mission to China with the Italian priest Matteo Ricci and religious colleagues. The author lectures in History at the University of Cambridge. Clean throughout; tight binding. View more info

Image for Sub-Stance 36: Historiography of Thought, Lacan and Cixous, The Dandy, King Lear, Barthes, Asia, Jarry

Sub-Stance 36: Historiography of Thought, Lacan and Cixous, The Dandy, King Lear, Barthes, Asia, Jarry

By: Lévy, Sydney (Editor)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Madison, University of Wisconsin Press: 1982

Seller ID: 005042

ISBN: 0040-2426

Condition: Very Good


94 pages. Contents are all in the title. Pencil underlining and margin notes pp.3-5. Previous owner's name and phone number on the contents page. Otherwise, clean throughout; tight binding. View more info

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A Covenanted People: The Religious Tradition and the Origins of American Constitutionalism

By: Lutz, Donald S. and Jack D. Warren

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Providence, RI, The John Carter Brown Library: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004828

ISBN: 0916617270

Condition: Very Good


88 pages; b&w illustrations throughout. Published on the 200th anniversary of the United States under the Constitution. "American citizens are grateful for the stability of our system whatever its faults. The past 200 years of world history reveals numerous examples of the evils of anarchy and tyranny, to which it must not be assumed the United States is immune." This volume "explores one major strand in the cultural background to our frame of government, n... View more info

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Intractable Disputes About the Natural Law

By: Macintyre, Alasdair and Critics; Lawrence S. Cunningham (Edited by)

Price: $22.00

Publisher: ntre Dame, IN, University of Notre Dame Press: 2009

Seller ID: 004884

ISBN: 026802300X

Condition: Fine


374 pages. An initial essay by MacIntyre, "Intractable Moral Disagreements" followed by responses by 8 critics then a final reponse to the critics by MacIntyre. Clean throughout; tight binding. As new. View more info

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The Awakening Twenties, A Memoir-History of a Literary Period

By: Munson, Gorham

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005010

ISBN: 0807112011

Condition: Fine


317 pages; b&w portrait-illustrations of artists and writers. With the end of the Great War American culture came alive. Clean throughout; tight binding. View more info

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A Victorian Household

By: Nicholson, Shirley

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Gloucestershire, Sutton Publishing: 1994

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 005028

ISBN: 0750918268

Condition: Fine


224 pages; b&w illustrations, usually photos. History built from the diaries of Marion Sambourne (1851- 1914), and husband, Linley Sambourne, Punch cartoonist. Clean throughout; tight binding. View more info

Quilts Among the Plain People

By: Pellman, Rachel T. and Joanne Ranck

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Lancaster, PA, Good Books: 1981

Seller ID: 005095

ISBN: 0934672032

Condition: Very Good


96 pages; many b&w illustrations. People's Place Booklet No. 4. Why is quilting seemingly partnered with Amish and Mennonite women. What about their quilt designs, their history and inspiration? Favorites: Lancaster Rose and Horn of Plenty. Clean and tight throughout. View more info

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Pacific Arcadia: Images of California, 1600-1915

By: Perry, Claire

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1999

Seller ID: 003483

ISBN: 0195109376

Condition: Very Good


242 pages; numerous images, color and b&w. High art to popular representations: paintings, photographs, prints, illustration, posters, cartoons. "A cultural history of the idyllic vision of California." Clean throughout; tight binding. View more info

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The Spanish Temper

By: Pritchett, V.S.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1955

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 004889

ISBN: no

Condition: Very Good


pp. 270; i-vii. Author, a long familiarity with Spain. This: politics, economics, religion, sex, art, geography, and literature. Clean throughout; tight binding. Dustjacket with light damping stains; small closed tears at the base of the spine; price clipped View more info

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Artifacts and the American Past

By: Schlereth, Thomas J.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Nashville, Tennessee, American Association for State and Local History: 1981

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 005081

ISBN: 0910050473

Condition: Fine


294 pages; b&w illustrations. "A close examination of any object is a graphic description of the level of intelligence, manual dexterity, and artistic comprehension of the civilization that produced it. It can reflect as well the climate, religious beliefs, form of government, the natural materials at hand, the structure of commerce, and the extent of man's scientific and emotional sophistication." R. Latham. Clean throughout; tight binding. View more info