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1 Anderson, Poul >> For Love and Glory
N. Y. : Tor Books/Tom Doherty Associates; 2003 0312874499 / 9780312874490 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
304 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Hardcover, 304 pages. ; 1st edition, full number line. ; No defects to book or jacket. 
Price: 13.00 USD
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2 Backus, E. Burdette, with Edd Doerr >> Timely and Timeless : The Wisdom of E. Burdette Backus
Amherst, N. Y. : Humanist Press; 1998 0931779103 / 9780931779107 Softcover Near Fine 
251 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Stiff tan patterned covers, 2 small b/w photos of author, 43 radio addresses and sermons by the Rev. Edwin Burdette Backus, popular liberal Chicago minister of the 1950s. ; Edited by the Rev. Edd Doerr. Foreword by the Rev. Jack Mendelsohn, all Humanist Unitarian Universalists. ; Chapter headings include: Hell is a myth. The human Christ. What is Humanism? Gospel according to Mark Twain. Thou shalt think. World's debt to heretics. Science and salvation. More. ; This book is being offered by Alan's Used Books (gwenfoss d o t c o m) on behalf of First Unitarian Universalist Church of Detroit, all proceeds to same. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. Binding tight and square. Scarce. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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3 Baker, Nicholson >> Double Fold : Libraries and the Assault on Paper
N. Y. : Random House; 2001 0375504443 / 9780375504440 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
384 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Hardcover, black boards, [xiv] + 370 pages, index, bibliography, endnotes, 7 color illustrations on glossy plates. ; True story of how hundreds of libraries "preserved" their paper ephemera (newspapers, magazines, etc) by microfilming them then destroying the originals, and other atrocities, and how author and team managed to rescue last surviving issues of New York World, a stunning early color newspaper. ; Very small remainer mark on top. Jacket shows a touch of shelfwear. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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4 Bentham, Jeremy >> Doctor Who : The Early Years
London: W. H. Allen; 1987 0863791700 / 9780863791703 Third Printing Softcover Very Good+ 
220 pages; 4to (11.5") 30 cm; Tall softcover, 220 pages, 14 beautiful rare color photos and designs, over 160 b/w photos, drawings, dragrams, etc, with captions. ; Copyright 1986. This is 3rd printing, 1987. ; 'A detailed account of origins and making of world's longest running science fiction series', which was launched by BBC November 1963. Includes: Original Dalek blueprints and creature design. Interviews. Rare photos including stills from destroyed episodes. Detailed plot synopses, production credits and cast lists from Unearthly Child through Daleks ' Master Plan. ; Light edgewear, mainly to corners. Bookplate inside front cover. No other defects. Scarce. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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5 Brown, Anna Caroline Baker >> Study of Women Influentials in Three Michigan Communities, a : Their Attitudes Towards and Perceived Ability to Influence Adult Education Practices, a Dissertation for Doctor of Philosophy, University of Michigan
Ann Arbor: Anna Caroline Baker Brown; 1963 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
320 pages; 4to (11.5") 30 cm; Hardcover, [xii] + 320 pages printed one side only, 10 appendixes, 46 tables, 9 figures and illustrations, all the usual footnotes. Bound in extremely heavy-duty black buckram cloth ringless binder. Author address label affixed to spine, as found. ; Complete title: 'A Study of Women Influentials in Three Michigan Communities: Their Attitudes Towards and Perceived Ability to Influence Adult Education Practices, a Dissertation for Doctor of Philosophy, University of Michigan'. ; Exterior shows a touch of shelfwear. No other flaws. Quite scarce. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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6 Burtis, C. Edward, with Lee S. Roberts >> Real American Tragedy, The
Milwaukee, Wisc: Lee Foundation for Nutritional Research; 1960 Second Printing Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
262 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Hardcover, dark red buckram cloth, 262 + [iv] pages, endnotes, bibliography. Warmly inscribed and dated 26 May 1961 and SIGNED by Lee S. Roberts. ; Copyright 1959. This is 2nd printing, 1960. Foreword by Lee S. Roberts (aka Dr. Royal Lee) president of the Lee Foundation for Nutritional Research, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. From jacket blurb: 'Here is the real story behind the rapid degeneration of American's young men, the boom in the tranquilizer market, the growing problem of juvenile delinquency, the high rate of divorce, etc, threatening changes that are destroying millions of Americans needlessly.' Author gives reams of scientific data on poor-nutrition processed foods, and recommendations for improving health through good nutrition. ; From the estate of a podiatrist. Book shows little wear, but many pages have ballpoint underlining, all done very neatly with ruler. Jacket has small chips at heel and crown but is all readable. 
Price: 17.00 USD
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7 Burton, John >> Conflict : Human Needs Theory
N. Y. : St. Martin's Press; 1993 033352148X / 9780333521489 Second Printing Softcover Good+ 
358 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; White softcover, [xxvi] + 358 pages, index, chapter endnotes, 16 chapters by various experts. ; Isbn on copyright page 033352148X. Isbn on cover 0312106181. Copyright 1990. This is 2nd printing, 1993. Foreword by Samuel W. Lewis. Essays on human needs theory, touching on sociology, psychology, political science, conflict resolution, philosophy, anthropology, biology. ; Very little wear, however, owner has neatly underlined many words and phrases in pencil, penciled margin notes here and there, and 25 pages have blue highlighting, none excessive. ; Conflict Series; Vol. 2 
Price: 29.00 USD
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8 Cherry, Matt, with Tom Flynn and Timothy Madigan >> Imagine There's No Heaven : Voices of Secular Humanism
Amherst, N. Y. : Council for Secular Humanism; 1997 First Edition Softcover Near Fine 
103 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Pale blue pictorial covers, 11 articles by various experts. ; Compiled by editors of Free Inquiry Magazine. Authors include: scientist Richard Dawkins, feminist Camille Paglia, neurophilosopher Patricia Smith Churchland, actor (and president of the World Federalist IMovement) Peter Ustinov, journalist (and famed critic of everything religious) Christopher Hitchens, more. ; Book shows a touch of shelfwear. No other defects. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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9 Clark, D. W. >> Ladies ' Repository, The, Volume 16, January to December 1856 : A Monthly Periodical (Methodist)
Cincinnati, Ohio: L. Swormstedt & A. Poe; 1856 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
764 pages; 4to (10.5") 27 cm; Tall thick hardcover. Leather-bound volume of 12 issues of the (Methodist) Ladies Repository, with brown marbled boards and endpapers, five compartments on spine, gilt spine lettering, about 64 pages plus 2 lovely full-page b/w engravings per issue. Includes complete index. ; Contains articles on current events, historical events, science, travel, Bible stories, Spiritualism, original fiction and poetry, Methodist news, more. ; Published in Cincinnati by L. Swormstedt and A. Poe, publishers to Methodist Episcopal Church. Co-published in New York by T. Carlton & J. Porter. Distributed in Chicago by W. M. Doughty and Boston by J. P. Magee. ; Light to moderate rubbing and edgewear. Leather partially split along upper end of both joints, but binding is holding together very well. Moderate foxing throughout. Owner name stamped on front on small lozenge-shaped leather label. No other marks or defects. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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10 Cumming, Robert Denoon >> Human Nature and History, Complete in 2 Volumes : A Study in the Development of Liberal Political Thought
Chicago: University of Chicago Press; 1969 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
825 pages; 8vo (9.25") 23 cm; Set of 2 hardcover volumes, blue cloth, top edges blue, 825 pages. ; Isbn 0226123642. Authored by longtime professor of philosophy and 20th-century phenomenology, Columbia University, New York. ; We have graded this set Fine. No defects to books or jackets. Still in original shrinkwrap. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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11 Darden, Joe T. and Hill, Thomas, and Thomas >> Detroit : Race and Uneven Development
Philadelphia: Temple University Press; 1987 0877227764 / 9780877227762 Softcover Very Good+ 
317 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Pink and red softcover, [xii] + 317 pages, index, endnotes, 23 b/w figures and tables, 9 small maps. ; Copyright 1987. Written by Joe T. Darden, Richard Child Hill, June Thomas, Richard Thomas. ; 'A wonderfully thorough compendium of urban inequality.' ; Two pages have highlighting, not excessive. The number 4 penned on halft-title page. One leaf creased. Otherwise only a touch of shelfwear. ; Comparative American Cities Series 
Price: 13.00 USD
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12 Deans, Agnes, and Anne Austin >> History of the Farrand Training School for Nurses, The
Detroit: Farrand Training School for Nurses; 1936 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
236 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; Hardcover, blue cloth, gold lettering, 236 pages, b/w endpaper illustration of school, index, footnotes, bibliography, 20 appendixes including chronology and lists of graduates who served in Spanish-American War and WW1, 42 b/w photos with captions. ; Published under auspices Alumnae Association. Written by Agnes G. Deans, Anne L. Austin, and committee. Committee chair Alice H. Walker. Foreword by Annie W. Goodrich. Additional material by Lystra E. Gretter and Frances B. Latimer. Photos by Nancy E. Haight, Sophia L. Rutley and others. ; Founded in Detroit in 1883 as adjunct to Harper Hospital, Farrand (named for Detroit surgeon David Osborn Farrand) was among first schools established for training nurses in US. ; Very light exterior wear. On front endpaper in fountain pen: 'Sept. 10, 1951 To Veronica Bancher on this extra special day. Good Luck, Virginia Raymus, Your Big Sister.' No other marks. Main defect is slight waviness to upper edges of textblock. All pages turn, everything is readable. Binding tight. Extremely scarce in any condition. ; Item laid in: very small card printed with blanks for patient's name, drug, dose, etc, with code indicating 1972. 
Price: 155.00 USD
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13 Fahs, Sophia Lyon, with Ernest W. Kuebler >> Beginnings of Earth and Sky : Stories Old and New
Boston: Beacon Press; 1947 Fifth Printing Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket Illustrated by Marjorie Cole 
155 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Hardcover, blue cloth, b/w illustrated paste-down on front, 155 pages, over 10 creation stories from various ancient sources plus one fron modern science, with brief introduction for each story and simple study questions following each, for use in Unitarian Universalist religious education classes. ; Copyright 1937. This is 5th printing, 1947. ; Written by Sophia Lyon Fahs. Drawings by Marjorie Cole. Edited by Ernest W. Kuebler. ; Cloth lightly worn at extremities. No other defects. ; Beacon Books in Religious Education Series 
Price: 17.00 USD
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14 Fitzgerald, Frank D. >> Michigan Official Directory and Legislative Manual 1931-1932 (Michigan Manual 1931)
Lansing, Mich: State of Michigan; 1931 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
781 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Large heavy hardcover, red cloth, gold lettering, index, 68 glossy pages with portrait photos of every state official + 713 pages of text, brief bios of every official, tables of election results, taxes, members of previous legislatures, etc, 42 monochrome fold-out maps, much more. ; Front endpaper SIGNED and inscribed 'Compliments of William F. Turner, State Senator, 25th district' (whose bio appears on pg 654) in fountain pen. ; Book shows light edgewear and a touch of foxing. No other defects. Scarce. ; Michigan Manual Series 
Price: 42.00 USD
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15 Fitzgerald, Frank D. >> Michigan Official Directory and Legislative Manual 1933-1934 : (Michigan Manual 1933)
Lansing, Mich: State of Michigan; 1933 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
814 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Large heavy hardcover, red cloth, gold lettering, index, 68 glossy pages with portrait photos of every state official + 746 pages of text, brief bios of every official, tables of election results, taxes, members of previous legislatures, etc, 42 monochrome fold-out maps, much more. ; Book shows light edgewear. No marks. Both hinges have play but textblock is intact. ; Michigan Manual Series 
Price: 42.00 USD
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16 Gaul, Theresa Strouth >> To Marry an Indian : The Marriage of Harriett Gold and Elias Boudinot in Letters, 1823-1839
Chapel Hill, N. C. : University of North Carolina Press; 2005 0807829412 / 9780807829417 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
256 pages; 8vo (8.75") 23 cm; Hardcover, black cloth, metallic red lettering, [xviii] + 256 pages, brown endpapers, index, bibliography, family tree, 13 b/w photos and illustrations. ; Commentary and excerpts from actual Gold family letters swirling around scandalous interracial marriage of Harriett Gold (white upper class Connecticut woman) to Elias Boudinot (Native American, editor of Cherokee Phoenix) in 1825. ; Jacket lacking. Boards slightly bowed. No other flaws. Scarce. ; Amazonbuyers please note: image does not match this edition. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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17 Gauthier, Tina-Marie >> ARDS 40 Years : History of the Aspen Retinal Detachment Society
Aspen, Colo: Aspen Retinal Detachment Society; 2012 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
128 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; Tall hardcover, blue boards, 128 glossy pages, chronology, appendix, dozens of full-color photos with captions. ; Foreword and afterword by Timothy G. Murray. Additional contributions by William O. Edward, Ottiwell W. Jones, Mary Lou Lewis, David Parke II, Pat Wilkinson, Tom Aaberg Sr, more. ; History of surgical and medical retina in the US and the world and of the small but dedicated group of retinal specialists who have have met yearly in Aspen, Colorado, to ski and to advance the science. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. No marks or major defects. Scarce. 
Price: 80.00 USD
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18 Gerrold, David >> Man Who Folded Himself, The, 1e : (1st Edition, Signed)
N. Y. : Random House; 1973 039447922X / 9780394479224 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
148 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; Hardcover, black and orange boards, 148 pages. Front endpaper inscribed 'for Joyce luck from' and SIGNED by David Gerrold. ; 1st edition stated. Originalprice on jacket flap. No dimple. ; The classic time travel novel of the 20th century. ; Jacket shows a touch of sunning on white areas. Very light crease to rear jacket flap. No other defects. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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19 Greeff, Richard, with Hugh Walker >> Guide to the Microscopic Examination of the Eye : Translated from the Second German Edition by Hugh Walker, 1902
Philadelphia: P. Blakiston's Son & Company; 1902 Second Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
171 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Hardcover, green cloth, gilt spine title, gilt lettering over red band on front, all edges red, [xiv] + 171 pages, index, 5 b/w diagrams in text. ; Originally published in Germany in 1898. English-language edition copyright 1901. This is 2nd English-language edition, 1902.; Cloth shows a touch of wear at crown, and is slightly wrinkled along bottom edge. Owner name (Otto Landman) and 1907 penned on front endpaper in old ink. One page has margin notes in fountain pen. One leaf has chip to fore-edge, not affecting text. Affixed to rear blank pages, on prescription sheet of Joseph F. Gates, Jr, Prescription Druggist, Toledo, Ohio, with 4-digit telephone number, are instructions in fountain pen for making aniline mater, and on prescription sheet of Dr. Otto Landman, instructions for cleaning and staining a specimen. 
Price: 23.00 USD
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20 Green, Sanford M. >> Crime : Its Nature, Causes, Treatment, and Prevention (1st Edition, Signed)
Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company; 1889 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
346 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Hardcover, brown cloth, gilt lettering, dark brown endpapers, b/w frontispiece photo of author on glossy plate with tissue guard, 346 pages + 14-page publisher catalog in rear. ; 1st edition, 1889. Same date. ; Sanford M. Green (1807-1901) was a state legislator, a justice on Michigan Supreme Court, and an avid Universalist; his treatise on crime prevention remains somewhat ahead of its time, preaching what is now known as restorative justice, a humane and practical idea which has still not moved into the mainstream. ; Almost no wear. Title page inscribed 'To my esteemed friend Mrs. Sarah Carthwright, with kindest regards of the Author, Bay City, Nov 26, 1892.' 
Price: 145.00 USD
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