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Memoir of Rev. John Moore :  With Selections from His Correspondence, and Other Writings, Adams, John G. >>
1 Adams, John G. >> Memoir of Rev. John Moore : With Selections from His Correspondence, and Other Writings
Boston: A. Tompkins; 1856 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
360 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Hardcover, dark brown cloth, gilt spine lettering, 360 pages, pale yellow endpapers, b/w frontispiece portrait engraving of John Moore, footnotes. ; Amazonbuyers please note: This is an actual hardcover book from 1856, not a flimsy computer-generated reprint. See our image. ; The Rev. John Moore (1797-1855) was a pioneer Universalist preacher in New England and New York, editor-publisher of several denominational papers, founder of several charitable organizations, well-known anti-slavery activist and much more. ; Book shows overall little wear, cloth worn at extremities. Small area of discoloration to portrait page affecting margin only, not portrait. No other marks, no writing. Spine lettering bright and readable. Binding tight. 
Price: 44.00 USD
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2 Agatha, Christie >> Dead Man's Folly : (1st Paperback Edition, 1957) the New Hercule Poirot Murder Mystery
N. Y. : Pocket Books; 1956 First Paperback Edition Paperback Very Good+ Illustrated by Gene Vos 
178 pages; 16mo (6.5") 17 cm; Red paperback, metallic silver spine, all edges red. Cover photo by Gene Vos Studios depicts five creepy looking suspects, each holding different murder weapon. ; Pocket 1174. Copyright 1956. This is 1st paperback edition, September, 1957. Hercule Poirot solves a classic locked room mystery. ; Front cover shows tiny chips near heel and crown, both manufacturing defects. No other flaws apart from yellowed pages, which is normal. This item is incredibly clean, crisp, tight, and square, appears to have never been read. Scarce in any condition. ; Pocket Book Series; Vol. 1174 
Price: 10.00 USD
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3 Ajlouny, Nadim >> History of the American Federation of Ramallah, Palestine, 1959-2008 : 50th Anniversary Convention, Dearborn, Michigan, July 2-6, 2008
Westland, Mich: American Federation of Ramallah, Palestine; 2009 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
181 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Tall hardcover, black pictorial covers, 181 pages, 3 appendixes, 2 small maps, 6 family trees and tables, lyrics of Federation anthem in Arabic and phonetic English, hundreds of high-quality photos, about half in full color. Glossy throughout. All English, with a few words and phrases in Arabic. ; Compiled, edited, introduction and photos by Nadim Ajlouny, past president, American Federation of Ramallah, Palestine. ; Includes history of the City of Ramallah, history of the magazine Hathihe Ramallah, photos from each convention of the Federation, major Arab-American and Palestinian events of each decade, meetings with President Clinton, much more. ; Book shows no marks, no defects, just a touch of shelfwear. Quite scarce. A well written book with much important and little-known history. 
Price: 48.00 USD
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4 Alba Libros >> Cocina Tradicional Espanola : Menu Para Cada Dia (Cocina Tradicional Española)
Madrid: Albor Libros; Alba Libros; 2002 8495921049 / 9788495921048 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
94 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; SPANISH text throughout. HARDCOVER over inner wire spiral binding so book will lay flat. 94 pages. Tips for wine, cheese, herbs; in main text, each page is die-cut into three parts (Primeros, Segundos, Postres) which may be turned separately from the other parts, and by mixing and matching create 64 000 possible menus; about 140 recipes with full-color photo of each. ; Traditional Spanish Cuisine. ; Boards show light shelfwear. Small sticker on rear cover with name of Mexico import company. No other marks or defects. Scarce. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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5 Alger, Horatio Jr. >> Forging Ahead, 1e : (1st Edition, 1903)
Philadelphia: Penn Publishing Company; 1903 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket Illustrated by Winfield S. Lukens 
369 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Tan cloth, front decorated in green, red, black and gilt, pale monochrome illustrated endpapers, 369 pages + 14-page publisher catalog in rear, 7 full-page glossy plates with very nice b/w illustrations and captions. ; True first. 1903 on title page (MCMIII) and on copyright page. No other printings listed. Publisher logo (ornate monogram) on spine. ; We have graded this book Very Good Plus. Cloth on spine is sunned and dark but quite readable. Gift note in fountain pen dated 1903 on front blank page. A few small spots to rear cover. Otherwise only minor wear. Rare in any condition. 
Price: 245.00 USD
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6 Alger, Horatio Jr. >> Joe's Luck : Or, a Boy's Adventures in California
Chicago: M. A. Donohue & Company; 1920 Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket Illustrated by John Watson Davis 
286 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Green cloth, black lettering, full-color glossy paste-down on front showing several boys in a rough and tumble game of football, 286 pages, 3 b/w illustrations by J. Watson Davis. ; Copyright 1913. This edition has no date but we estimate about 1920. Original subtitle was Or, Always Wide Awake. This edition subtitle is Or, A Boy's Adventures in California. ; We have graded this item Fair due to missing frontispiece. Otherwise, physically, this book is better than most specimens we have seen from this publisher, who was notorious for cheap materials. ; Defects: Very light edgewear. Spine tanned but readable. Pages only slightly yellowed. Owner name stamped twice on front endpaper in old ink. Different owner name neatly penned on lower margin of front cover. In main text, printing is a bit sloppy in places but all readable. Binding tight. 
Price: 32.00 USD
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7 Ali, Abdullah Yusuf >> Holy Qur'an, the : Text, Translation and Commentary
USA: Khalil Al-Rawaf; 1946 Fourth Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
1862 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Green hardcover, yellow lettering on front and spine, [xxii] + 36 + 1862 pages, yellow page-marker ribbon, index, appendixes. Each page has Arabic text on the right, English translation on the left, detailed commentary across the bottom. ; Item laid in: old 3-D color postcard of the Kaaba in Mecca. ; Originally published 1934. This is 4th edition, 1946. Volume One stated but appears to be complete. Text includes 114 Surah. ; Very light wear only. Appears hardly used. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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8 Alison, A. >> Regulations for the Instruction and Movement of Cavalry : 1885 Edition
London: W. Clowes & Sons; 1885 Revised Edition Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
499 pages; 24mo (5.25") 14 cm; Small leather hardcover (4.25 x 5.25 inches, 1.5 inches thick) 117 x 135 mm, 40 mm thick. Full red leather, gilt lettering and decor, 499 pages, pink endpapers, 59 plates, including 5 small fold-outs, mostly b/w line diagrams, a few in black and red. ; Revised from 1876 edition. This edition 1885. This is an actual book from 1885, not an overpriced modern reprint. ; Topics include: Military equitation. Single ride. Double ride. Training the young horse. Squad drill. Marching. Foot parade. Instruction of the squadron mounted. Movement of the regiment. Parade movements. Cavalry brigade drill. Horse artillery. Sentries. Detached duties. More. ; We have graded this item Fair. Worn and fragile. Many very small chips to fore-edge margins from thumbing. 'Sgt. Waller P. L. D. G.' penned on title page in old ink, otherwise no marks. Binding tight. Original hinged brass clasp still works. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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9 Allan, Mozart >> Scottish Songs : The Morven Collection of Scottish Songs with Accompaniments for Piano
Glasgow: Mozart Allan; 1912 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
240 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Tall hardcover, red cloth over spine, tartan boards, gilt lettering, all edges red, about 120 songs with tunes, lyrics, full piano arrangements in standard notation, with tunes also in solfa notation. ; Originally published 1884. This edition 1912. A superb collection of old folksongs and more recent (mid to late 1800s) popular songs by Scottish composers on Scottish themes. (Morven or Morvern is a craggy remote peninsula in western Scotland); Edges of boards worn and chipped. Front endpaper has an old song lyric taped in and several names penned in a small hand. Interior clean, binding tight. 
Price: 27.00 USD
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10 Aman, Reinhold >> Maledicta 1, the International Journal of Verbal Aggression : Volume 1, Number 1, Summer 1977
Waukesha, Wisc: Maledicta Press; 1977 Softcover Near Fine 
108 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Stiff orange softcover. Scholarly articles on 'offensive' and 'derogatory' language. Topics include: Cuban Spanish. Yiddish. Louis-Ferdinand Celine. Non-Shakespearean Renaissance drama in England. Game of stink-pink. Skopje dialect of Macedonia. Plus departments, other articles. ; ISSN 0363-3659. Copyright 1977. No additional printings listed. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. No other defects. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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11 Aman, Reinhold >> Maledicta 1, the International Journal of Verbal Aggression : Volume 1, Number 2, Winter 1977, G. Legman Festschrift
Waukesha, Wisc: Maledicta Press; 1978 Softcover Near Fine 
8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Stiff orange softcover. Scholarly articles on 'offensive' and 'derogatory' language. Pages 109-328. Topics include: Gershon Legman. Children's jokes. Xenophobia. Black American nicknames. Literary graffiti. F-U and other curses. Plus departments, other articles. ; Isbn 0916500519. Issn 0363-3659. ; Slight bump to upper tip, otherwise no defects. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12 Aman, Reinhold >> Maledicta 3, the International Journal of Verbal Aggression : Volume 3, Number 2, Winter 1979
Waukesha, Wisc: Maledicta Press; 1979 Softcover Near Fine 
8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Orange softcover, 172 pages numbered 145-316. Scholarly articles on 'offensive' and 'derogatory' language. Topics include: Interlingual taboo words. Insults and ethnic slurs in US English, Canadian English, Russian, etc. Gay terminology. Swiss swearwords. Adacemic graffiti. Plus departments, other articles. ; Issn 0363-3659. This is Number 2 only of a volume that had 2 numbers. ; No defects. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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13 Aman, Reinhold >> Maledicta 3, the International Journal of Verbal Aggression : Volume 3, Numbers 1 and 2, 1979 (1 Volume)
Waukesha, Wisc: Maledicta Press; 1979 0916500489 / 9780916500481 Softcover Near Fine 
304 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Stiff orange softcover. 304 pages. Scholarly articles on 'offensive' and 'derogatory' language. Topics include: Gay terminology. Black Arts movement. Insults in Irish, Yoruba, Arabic, Spanish, Greek, English, Russian, Swiss German. Portuguese nicknames. Plus departments, other articles. ; Issn 0363-3659. ; No defects. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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14 Aman, Reinhold >> Maledicta 7, the International Journal of Verbal Aggression : Volume VII, 1983
Waukesha, Wisc: Maledicta Press; 1983 Softcover Near Fine 
320 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Orange softcover, 320 pages, scholarly articles on 'offensive' and 'derogatory' language. ; Topics include: Peter Tamony interview and articles. Dietary stereotypes and slurs. Poonerisms. Offensive medical slag. Graffiti proverbs. Italian and Catalan insults. Dictionary definitions of smegma. Many more. Plus departments, etc. ; Issn 0363-3659.; Textblock very slightly bowed. No other defects. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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15 Ammer, Sigrid R. >> Greek Goddess Rising
Athens, Greece: Study Group of Matriarchal Societies; 1994 Softcover Near Fine 
60 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall red softcover, black plastic comb binding, 60 pages, bibliography of 86 sources, appendix, about 30 Greek goddesses listed, each accompanied by one or more b/w line illustrations showing her symbols or associated plants or animals, and by a brief original poetic description of her attributes. English throughout, except song (Goddess Name Song) with lyrics in English and Greek, and with tune in standard notation. ; Isbn 9602206233. Written, illustrated and published by Study Group of Matriarchal Societies, Athens, Greece, copyright 1991, preface dated 1994. Co-authors Sigrid R. Ammer, Chris Lavdas, Eftyhia (Evtichia) Leontidou, Joanna Milton-Karavias. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. No marks, no defects. Typeset and mimeographed as issued. Quite scarce. 
Price: 27.00 USD
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16 Andersen, Hans Christian >> Fairy Tales from Hans Christian Andersen : Illustrated by Tasha Tudor
N. Y. : Oxford University Press; 1945 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Tasha Tudor 
273 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Hardcover, pale blue cloth, silver lettering, silver snowflake design on front, 273 pages, 31 fairy tales retold, each illustrated with at least one b/w illustration. Book also includes 10 beautiful full-color plates. ; 1st edition, copyright 1945, no additional printings listed. ; Some well-known and some obscure tales, including: The Tinderbox. The Mermaid. Little Ida's flowers. Emperor's new clothes. The Goloshes of fortune. Snow queen. Steadfast tin soldier. Flying trunk. Ole Lukoie (Olé Luköié). Swineherd. The Fir tree. Soup from a sausage-stick. Ugly duckling. More. ; Very light exterior wear. Cloth is faded around edges and on spine, but still quite readable. Very small bookseller label on rear endpaper. No marks or scribbles. Lacks jacket. Binding tight. ; Please note: scan shows striped (moire) pattern -- this is only a scanning artifact -- book is not striped. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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17 Anderson, Clarence Bud, with Joseph P. Hamelin >> To Fly and Fight : Memoirs of a Triple Ace (Signed)
Pacifica, Calif: Pacifica Military History; 1999 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
306 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Hardcover, gray cloth, silver lettering, [xv] + 306 pages, numerous sidebars, 39 b/w photos on glossy plates. ; Front free endpaper SIGNED by author CE Bud Anderson. Laid in: short note on Old Crow (his P-51 Mustang) letterhead and signed by Jim Anderson, son of author. ; Isbn 0935553347. Copyright 1990. This edition 1999. ; Memoirs of Clarence Emil 'Bud' Anderson, triple ace in World War 2, who is credited with 16 victories. Foreword by Brigadier General Chuck Yeager, longtime flying buddy of author. ; A touch of wear to heel. No other defects. Scarce in any condition. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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18 Andreev, Ivan >> Miracles of Saint Nicholas, the : The Sacred Places of St. Nicholas in Bulgaria
Sofia, Bulgaria: Antiba Society; 1993 9548580020 / 9789548580021 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
178 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; Tall hardcover, brown textured leatherette boards, 178 glossy pages, numerous small b/w maps, 108 large full-color photos with captions. English throughout. ; Edited by Diana Tsolova. Technical editor Iskra Koinova. Photos by Ivan Andreev. ; A beautiful book depicting and describing ancient and medieval monasteries, churches, chapels, holy springs, graveyards, etc, of Bulgaria, all dedicated to Saint Nicholas. ; No defects to book. Jacket has two small closed tears. Quite scarce. (Amazonbuyers please note: their page says leatherbound; this book is not leather but a very good imitation) ; Sacred Places of the Earth Series 
Price: 54.00 USD
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19 Angeloni, Armand >> Dance Style Melodies for Improvisation : Based on Jazz, Contemporary and World Music Dance Style Rhythms
Plymouth, Mich: Armand Angeloni; 2000 Softcover Near Fine 
112 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover, black plastic comb binding, 112 pages numbered to 86, 86 modern tunes (no lyrics) arranged by author as dance music, each one labeled as to which style of dance, such as alley cat, Cajun, choro, Cuban bolera, funk, gospel, Motown, paso doble, ragtime, shuffle, swing and more. Includes appendixes on claves, drum set notation, basic drum patterns. ; 'This book was designed with the creative literate musician in mind. When music students learn that Bach, Mozart, Beethoven and Chopin were capable of improvising over the dance rhythm melodies of their day they see the connection to current jazz and contemporary musicians.' ; Covers show faint thumb creases. No other defects. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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20 Appelbaum, Stanley >> Show Songs from the Black Crook to the Red Mill : Original Sheet Music for Sixty Songs from 50 Shows 1866-1906
N. Y. : Dover Publications; 1974 Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
279 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; Ex-Library; Tall hardcover, tan cloth, 279 pages, introduction and commentary, 30 b/w photos and illustrations from shows, 60 original songs reproduced from original sheet music, with tunes, piano parts, and lyrics. ; Includes two hit songs from 1902 stage show of The Wizard of Oz (Sammy, and, Hurrah for Baffin's Bay). Other songs include: Mulligan guard. Paddy Duffy's cart. Maggie Murphy's home. Song of brown October ale. Mister Johnson turn me loose. Purity brigade. I want to be a military man. Mister Dooley. Tale of the turtle dove. Absinthe frappe. I want what I want when I want it. Many more. ; This item was published by Dover Publications as a softcover then rebound as a hardcover for library use. All the usual library marks. Only minor wear. No marks to music. Binding tight. 
Price: 32.00 USD
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