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1 Aman, Reinhold >> Maledicta 5, the International Journal of Verbal Aggression (V) : Volume 5, Numbers 1 and 2, Summer and Winter 1981, Elias Petropoulos Festschrift (1 Volume)
Waukesha, Wisc: Maledicta Press; 1981 091650025X / 9780916500252 Softcover Near Fine 
352 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Orange softcover. Scholarly articles on 'offensive' and 'derogatory' language. Topics include: Chinese. Tonga. French. Farsi. Dutch. Menomini (Native American) terms. Prison slang. Genital pet names. College sexual slang. Ethnic acronyms. Plus departments, other articles. ; Issn 0363-3659. ; Tiny spot on fore-edge, otherwise no defects. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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2 Bowen, Rosalie >> Hunter Songs : Songs of Hunter College, 1919
N. Y. : Hunter College; 1919 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
74 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall hardcover, dark brown cloth, gilt lettering, 74 pages, b/w frontispiece photo, one b/w photo tipped in, 53 songs with full piano score, plus 6 songs with lyrics only. ; Printed by F. J. Lawson Company. Hunter College, founded 1870 as teacher-training school for women, now part of City University of NY. ; Light edgewear, cloth a bit frayed at crown, owner name and address penned on front endpaper dated 1920. Light thumb smudges to several pages. Binding tight. Scarce in any condition. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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3 Deems, Charles F. >> What Now ? : Young Ladies Leaving School (1e, 1st Edition, 1852)
N. Y. : M. W. Dodd; 1852 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
130 pages; 16mo (6") 15 cm; Small format (4 x 6 inches) 103 x 154 mm, blue textured cloth, 130 pages, gilt spine lettering and decor, blindstamped boards, pale yellow endpapers, appendix. ; Same date. Authored by president, Greensboro Female College, Greensboro, North Carolina, and dedicated to the seven pupils who made up the graduating class of 1852 (Lucy E. Biggs, Fannie M. Bishop, Catherine S. Blake, Mary E. Clement, Susan E. Salterfield, Annie J. Slade, Nannie T. Speed). Now co-ed, known as Greensboro College, affiliated with United Methodists. ; Cloth chipped at extremities. Front endpaper has name and ownership statement in fountain pen dated 1924. Also on front endpaper are two small areas of discoloration, possibly from removed bookplate. Light foxing here and there. Binding tight. Quite scarce. 
Price: 23.00 USD
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4 Froehlicher, Hans >> Biographical Catalogue of the Matriculates of Haverford College, 2nd Edition, 1833-1922 : Together with Lists of the Members of the College Faculty and the Managers, Officers and Recipients of Honorary Degrees
Philadelphia: Haverford College; 1922 Second Edition Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
755 pages; 8vo (9.75") 25 cm; Full dark brown cloth, gilt title over red leather spine label, top edge gilt, index, concise biogrpahies of over 3500 individuals. Laid paper throughout. ; Published by Alumni Association of Haverford College, Haverford, Pennsylvania. Updated from 1900 edition compiled by William Wistar Comfort. New research by M. Evelyn Babbitt. Co-editors: L. Arnold Post, Stephen W. Meader. ; Exterior quite worn, cloth flaked, corners lightly bumped. Many pages unopened. Two leaves of index opened sloppily, leaving jagged fore-edges, not affecting text. No marks. Binding tight. Quite scarce. 
Price: 23.00 USD
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5 Giles, Henry >> Lectures and Essays on Irish and Other Subjects
N. Y. : D. & J. Sadlier & Company; 1869 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
394 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Hardcover bound in beautiful dark purple-blue pebbled cloth, gilt lettering and decor, black rules, pale yellow endpapers. ; Topics include: Irish history. Irish emigration. Irish character. Daniel O'Connell. John Philpot Curran. Gerald Griffin. Bishop James Warren Doyle. The Christian idea in Catholic art and Protestant culture. Scottish wit and humor. More. ; The Rev. Henry Giles was a popular lecturer and Unitarian defender in the 19th century. This is the first collection of his Irish lectures published in book form. Published in NY by D. & J. Sadlier & Company. Co-published in Boston by P. H. Brady and in Montreal. Same date. ; Light wear to cloth. Gilt harp and gilt shamrocks on front are bright and sharp. Affixed to front endpaper is an award notification from St. Xavier College, s*gned in fountain pen by E. A. Higgins, SJ, 1886. No other marks or defects. Scarce. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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6 Goodwin, George >> World's Most Beloved Humorous and Nostalgic Songs, the : Song Dex Treasury of Humorous and Nostalgic Songs, Part 1
N. Y. : Song Dex; 1956 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
500 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Softcover, gray leatherette covers, brief glossary, chord list, 4 indexes, 740+ songs with tunes, lyrics and guitar chords, arranged in 30 categories, many never before published. Song Dex Organmaster codes on every song. ; Some songs give first verse only, fake book style. Includes folklore songs, college songs, sentimental songs, old showtunes, etc. ; Gilt lettering dull and hard to read on spine. Yellowing and light wear to edges. Interior clean, binding tight. Scarce. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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7 Green, Mary Shaw >> History of Levi Greene of Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New York, Michigan, the : And His Descendants.
Adrian, Mich: Adrian College Press; 1944 Hardcover Poor with no dust jacket 
415 pages; 8vo (8.75") 22 cm; Hardcover, blue cloth, [vi] + 415 pages, extensive index, 1012 individuals listed, 10 b/w photos and facsimiles on glossy plates. ; Amazing genealogy compiled by Mary Shaw Green (Greene) of Farmington, Michigan, who traced her family tree back five generations to Timothy Greene of Rhode Island, born 1725. Many family members were devout Universalists, including author. ; We have graded this item Poor. Water damage apparent on fore-edge and spine. Spine lettering pretty much gone. Old bookplate on front endpaper. Rear endpaper spotted. Former owner placed a sticky on every page with a Universalist biography, and we have left these in place. 
Price: 58.00 USD
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8 McHard, James L. >> Future of Modern Music, the : A Vibrant New Modernism in Music for the Future (1st Edition, Signed)
Salt Lake City: American University & College Press; 2001 1930586248 / 9781930586246 First Edition Softcover Near Fine Signed by Author
388 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Softcover, 388 pages, index, extensive bibliography. Inside front cover warmly inscribed and dated 6-16-01 and SIGNED by author, Jim McHard. ; Written by freelance composer of experimental music, French horn player in Detroi symphony, lecturer on music history at University of Michigan. Foreword by Gerald Pape. Complete subtitle: 'A Vibrant New Modernism in Music for the Future, Modernism Redefined and Reassessed in a Philosophical Examination of Music's Potential for the Future.' ; Only a touch of wear. No marks apart from autograph. No sign of ever having been read. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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9 Neff, Heather Mayson >> Redemption Songs : African American Poetry in the Time of Slavery, 1997
Ypsilanti, Mich: Heather Mayson Neff; 1997 Fifth Edition Softcover Very Good 
172 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover, black plastic comb binding, 172 pages, chapter bibliographies and study questions, numerous poetical excerpts and examples. Not a songbook. No tunes. ; Copyright 1994. This is 5th edition, 1997. College course book for African American Literature, Eastern Michigan University. By author of novel Blackgammon, based on PhD dissertation, 'Redemption Songs: The Voice of Protest in the Poetry of Afro-Americans'. ; Old pricesticker on front. Faint coffee stains to rear. Interior pristine. Plastic comb binding intact and solid. Scarce. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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10 One Of The Fools (Albion W. Tourgee) >> (Racism) a Fool's Errand : By One of the Fools, 1880
N. Y. : Fords, Howard, & Hulbert; 1880 Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
361 pages; 12mo (7") 18 cm; Small hardcover, tan cloth, black decor and lettering on front, gilt lettering on spine, pale green patterned endpapers, 361 pages + 4 pages of critical reviews in front + 4-pg publisher catalog in rear. ; Copyright 1879. Preface dated September, 1879. Title page dated 1880. Published anonymously. This is an early printing, exact number of printing not indicated. ; A famous Reconstruction-era novel by European American man who founded Bennett College to educate former slaves, and who later defended Homer Plessy in famous racial segregation case Plessy v Ferguson. Warning: Includes Klan characters, uses the N word and other racial slurs. (Please note: We also have the sequel, Bricks Without Straw) ; Cloth shows moderate wear, with fraying at tips and on fore-edge of front board. Owner name in pencil dated May, 1880, on front blank page, and same name and address stamped below. Pages are mostly clean, with only small pale spots here and there. Binding tight. Quite scarce. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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11 Perry, Belle McArthur >> Lucinda Hinsdale Stone : Her Life Story and Reminiscences
Detroit: Blinn Publishing Company; 1902 1165045591 / 9781165045594 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
369 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Hardcover, dark blue cloth, gilt lettering, [xiv] + 369 pages, b/w sketch of Hinsdale coat of arms in text, b/w portrait photos of Lucinda Stone and her husband Dr. James Andrus Blinn Stone on glossy plates. Text includes tribute from the Rev. Caroline Bartlett Crane, pioneer woman minister of People’s Church of Kalamazoo. ; Amazonuyers please note: This is an actul book from 1902. We are sorry that Amazon forces us to list it on a page for fake books. ; Written by Belle McArthur Perry, president, Michigan State Federation of Women's Clubs. Introduction by Ellen M. Henrotin, former president same. Published by Detroit: Blinn Publishing Company. ; Staunch early activist for women's rights and abolition, Lucinda Stone was instrumental in admitting women to Kalamazoo College and to University of Michigan. In her later years she organized Ladies Library Association, Twentieth Century Club, Michigan Federation of Women’s Clubs, Women’s Press Association and other groundbreaking achievements. ; Book shows almost no signs of use. Front flyleaf dated 1955 and inscribed at length and SIGNED by J. Blinn Stone, grandson of Lucinda Hinsdale Stone and publisher of book. Item laid in: Memo card from Reilly, Brooks & Stone Company, Detroit, circa 1955, no marks. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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12 Shambaugh, Mary Effie, with Anna Pearl Allison >> Folk Festivals for Schools and Playgrounds : Folk Dances and Melodies
N. Y. : A. S. Barnes & Company; 1936 Second Printing Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
155 pages; 4to (11.5") 30 cm; Tall hardcover, blue-gray cloth, 155 pages, 2 indexes, chapter bibliographies, 30 dance songs with full music, detailed instructions, numerous b/w diagrams, plus several b/w photos and a great deal of background information on folk festivals of Bulgaria, Mexico, Moravia, Sioux Nation, more, and how to plan your own festival. ; Copyright 1932. This is 2nd printing, 1936. Music arranged by Anna Pearl Allison. Aimed at all grades from elementary to college. ; Very minor wear. Owner name and address inked out on front endpaper. Lacks jacket. No other defects. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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13 Straker, Robert Lincoln >> Horace Mann and Others : Chapters from the History of Antioch College
Yellow Springs, Ohio: Antioch Press; 1963 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket Illustrated by Jack R. Hubbard 
106 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Hardcover, dark blue cloth, yellow boards, [viii] + 106 pages, b/w portrait photo of author on glossy plate, several b/w illustrations in text. ; Introduction by Louis Fuller. Line art by Jack R. Hubbard. ; Epic true story of founding and early years of Antioch College, Yellow Springs, Ohio, whose first president was the renowned Horace Mann (1796-1859) author, congressman, Unitarian, and father of public schools in America. ; Book shows only a touch of shelfwear. No marks or defects. Jacket sunned on spine and around edges, small wrinkle at crown, all readable. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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14 Urdang, George, and F. W. Nitardy >> Squibb Ancient Pharmacy, the : A Catalogue of the Collection
N. Y. : E. R. Squibb & Sons; 1940 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
190 pages; 12mo (7.25") 18 cm; Small hardcover, brown buckram cloth, 190 glossy pages, b/w floorplan, 1102 exhibits listed and described, of which about 400 are shown in b/w photos. ; Guide to exhibit gallery at E. R. Squibb & Sons headquarters in New York, known as Squibb Ancient Pharmacy or Squibb Medieval Drugstore. Text by George Urdang and Ferdinand William Nitardy. Foreword by Theodore Weicker. ; Fascinating guide to collection of 15th- to 19th-century pharmaceutical apparatus including antique glass jars with alchemical symbols, mortars of bronze and marble, ornate porcelain containers, medieval manuscripts, etc, etc. ; Edges show a touch of foxing. Lettering is bright on spine, a bit duller on front, but quite readable. Former owner (Roland T. Lakey, noted chemist, researcher and dean, College of Pharmacy, Wayne State University, Detroit) signed and dated 3/25/40 on front endpaper in fountain pen. No other defects. Scarce. 
Price: 38.00 USD
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15 Welch, Roy Dickinson, and Earl Vincent Moore >> Michigan's Favorite College Songs, 6e : (6th Edition, 1921) Adopted by the Student Council As the Official Song Book of the University of Michigan
Ann Arbor: University Music House; 1921 Sixth Edition Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
252 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; Large heavy hardcover, blue cloth, gold lettering, 252 pages, 5 portrait photos, 26 b/w glossy tipped in photos, 70 songs with tunes, lyrics, and full piano in standard notation. ; 6th edition stated. Copyright 1921 by Mrs. Minnie Maes Root. A superb collection of Michigan college fight songs, humorous songs, love songs, art songs, many written by students. ; Cloth worn and a bit frayed at tips. Owner name and '27 penned on front endpaper. No other marks. A few tipped in plates have small corner creases. Binding tight. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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16 Wyckoff, Charles T. >> Bradley Polytechnic Institute : The First Decade, 1897-1907
Peoria, Ill: Bradley Polytechnic Institute; 1908 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
180 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Hardcover, dark blue cloth, orange lettering, 180 pages + over 20 b/w photos on glossy unnumbered plates. ; Written by publication committee, Charles T. Wyckoff, chair, with Clarence E. Comstock, Wales H. Packard, Theodore C. Burgess. ; Epic true story of founding and first ten years of coed high-school-college Bradley Polytechnic Institute, now Bradley University, Peoria, Illinois, founded by Lydia Moss Bradley (1816-1908) philanthropist, land developer, banker, Universalist, and staunch anti-slavery activist. ; Minor edgewear only. No marks, no defects. Scarce. ; Amazonbuyers please note: This is an actual hardcover book from 1908, not a flimsy computer-generated reprint. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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