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Open Borders : The Case Against Immigration Controls

By: Hayter, Teresa

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Pluto Press: 2000

Seller ID: 21152

ISBN: 0745315429

Condition: Very Good


188 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Red and white softcover, 188 pages, index, bibliography, appendix of resources, several lists and tables. ; Explains why immigration controls do not work and violate human rights. ; Three pages have highlighting. Otherwise only minor wear. View more info

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Glossary of Dialectal Place-Nomenclature, a : To Which is Appended a List of Family Names Pronounced Differently from What the Spelling Suggests

By: Hope, Robert Charles

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Gale Research Company: 1968

Seller ID: 19794

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


158 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Ex-Library; Hardcover, gray cloth, red endpapers, [xii] + 158 pages, about 1000 English and Welsh place names listed with their common spelling, their local pronunciation (s) written phonetically, and their county, followed by a full index by county, plus an appendix of unusually-spelled family names and their pronunciations. ; Originally published in London, 1883. This is a high-quality facsimile reprint, 1968.; Minimal library marks, mostly on front endpaper. Otherwise book appears unused. View more info

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Uniforms of the Panzer Troops : 1917 to the Present

By: Hormann, Jorg M.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Schiffer Publishing: 1989

Seller ID: 21310

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


128 pages; 8vo (9.25") 23 cm; White and black hardcover, 128 glossy pages, 116 items shown in b/w and 104 items shown in full color, in high-quality photos with captions. ; Originally published in Germany, 1989. This is 1st edition in English, 1989. Translated by Edward Force. Includes insignia, emblems, peaked caps, belts, badges, collar panels, shoulder boards, jackets, coats, armbands, etc, of German tank troops. ; Only a whisper of shelfwear. No marks or defects. ; German Uniforms of the 20th Century Series; Vol. 1 View more info

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English-Arabic Conversational Dictionary : With a Grammar, Phrases, an Arabic-English Vocabulary and a Supplement of New Words and New Phrases

By: Jaschke, Richard

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Hippocrene Books: 1987

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 21134

ISBN: 0870524941

Condition: Very Good+


392 pages; 16mo (6") 16 cm; Small white softcover, 392 pages. ; Sections include: Basic grammar. Greetings and inquiries. Asking a favor. Weather. Time. Eating and drinking. Dictionary of English to Arabic. Much more. English and transliterated Arabic throughout, except section on alphabet shows Arabic letters. ; Copyright 1955. This is revised edition, 1987. ; Only a touch of edgewear. View more info

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Choice Pages from Early American School Books

By: Johnson, Myron

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Americana Review: 1960

Seller ID: 21630

Condition: Very Good+


36 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Softcover booklet, olive-green laid covers, 36 unnumbered pages, 32 b/w illustrations, 30 b/w facsimile reproductions of pages from early American schoolbooks, 1780s to 1880s, with captions. English throughout except one page in German. ; Excerpts from primers, readers, alphabet books, number books, books of fables and moral tales, geographies, a book of elocution, etc, and one page from an old 1849 attendance log with names and dates. Many excerpts use old s that resembles an f. ; No marks or major defects but covers lightly sunned around edges, pages are start... View more info

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Six Children's Books of the 1850s : Adventures of Mr. Tom Plump, Old Mother Mitten and Her Funny Kitten, Two Sisters, Picture Book, Story of the Little Drummer, Funny Book

By: Johnson, Myron

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Americana Review: 1960

Seller ID: 21632

Condition: Very Good+


8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Softcover portfolio containing 6 small booklets, each with 8 pages, 48 pages total, many b/w illustrations. English throughout. ; Six facsimile reprints of children's books originally published by Huestis & Cozans, Publishers, NYC. ; 1) The Funny Book, 8 illus, humorous rhymes. 2) Story of the Little Drummer, 8 illus, rags to riches tale. 3) The Picture Book, 26 illus, words and pictures. 4) The Adventures of Mr. Tom Plump, 36 illus, humorous tale. 5) Old Mother Mitten and Her Funny Kitten, 15 illus, nonsensical tale in rhyme. 6) The Two Sisters, 8 illus, moral tale in rh... View more info

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Language of Herbs and Their Companions, the : (Signed)

By: Johnson, Paula

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Herb Patch: 1988

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 18063

Condition: Near Fine


40 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Softcover booklet, brown textured covers, 40 pages, front cover die-cut to show illustration on front page, bibliography, 15 b/w illustrations, over 500 plants and herbs and their meanings listed, with space to add your own. Front page inscribed and SIGNED by author. ; Not a cookbook. Not strictly about gardening. A modern update of the famous book, The Language of Flowers (aka The Poetry of Flowers) this book instructs the reader which herb or plant to send to their lover (or ex-lover) to convey your particular message of love, plus beneficial herbal and plant ... View more info

Thai-English and English-Thai Dictionary : Chalermnit

By: Jumsai, Manich, and Parichart Jumsai

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Chalermnit: 2003

Seller ID: 19546

ISBN: 9747390507

Condition: Very Good+


374 pages; 32mo (4.25") 11 cm; Very small softcover (3 x 4.25 inches, 1.25 inches thick) 77 x 116 mm, 33 mm thick, 467 + 374 pages, English-Thai in front, Thai-English in rear. Thai words in Thai alphabet. No transliterations. ; Compiled by M. L. Manich Jumsai. Updated by Parichart Jumsai. 2003 edition. ; Minor edgewear only. Spine intact, no creases. View more info

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Michigan Surname Index, The, Volume 2 : Michigan Genealogical Council, 1989

By: Kellogg, Lucy Mary

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Michigan Genealogical Council: 1989

Seller ID: 20855

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


1237 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Thick heavy hardcover, turquoise buckram cloth, gold lettering, [xvi] + 1237 pages, appendix of contributors, main text lists over 50 000 individuals in Michigan history with their names, dates of birth, death, marriage, and name of spouse or other relations, from earliest records up to 1920s. ; Published by umbrella organization of over 80 Michigan historical and genealogical societies. ; No marks or defects. Appears unused. ; Michigan Surname Index Series; Vol. 2 View more info

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Recipes for Washing in Your Westinghouse Laundromat : L-5 and RL-1 Laundromat

By: Kiene, Julia

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Wastinghouse Electric Corporation: 1950

Seller ID: 19609

Condition: Good+


40 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Softcover booklet, gray and red illustrated covers, 40 glossy pages, index, 22 recipes for washing special items (greasy work clothes, nylons, stuffed toys, feather pillows, more) , 74 b/w photos and illustrations. ; Exterior shows light wear. Small pencil mark on one page, short pencil note on rear cover, otherwise no marks. Three leaves show edgewear and small corner creases. Everything readable. Binding of two staples intact. Scarce. View more info

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Cocoa and Chocolate Industry, the : The Tree, the Bean, the Beverage, 2nd Edition, Revised and Enlarged

By: Knapp, Arthur W.

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons: 1930

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 17075

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


228 pages; 8vo (8.75") 23 cm; Hardcover, blue cloth, gilt lettering, [xii] + 188 + 28 pages, index, bibliography, color glossy frontispiece, numerous lists and tables, 42 b/w photos and diagrams with captions. ; This is 2nd edition, revised and enlarged, 1930. Written by Arthur W. Knapp, MSc, FIC. Not a recipe book; a history of the cocoa industry from cacao trees to chocolate drinks and confections. ; Cloth is rubbed at extremities, frayed at heel and crown. Bookplate on front endpaper from Library of Hiram Walker & Sons, Inc, Research Department, with W logo. 12 pages have underlining or... View more info

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Miniature Book Society : Competition Catalog 2011

By: Knoerter, Joan; Illustrated by Frederick J. Beutler

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Miniature Book Society: 2011

Seller ID: 20874

Condition: Near Fine


94 pages; 16mo (6") 16 cm; Small gray softcover, white wire spiral binding, 94 unnumbered pages on stiff glossy card stock, 37 full-color photos of beautiful miniature books, each with info on artists, authors, materials, etc. ; Limited edition of 500 stated. ; Only a touch of wear to one tip. No other defects. View more info

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Annual Typhoon Report, 1961

By: Kotsch, William J.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Fleet Weather Central: 1961

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 20981

Condition: Very Good


246 pages; 4to (10.5") 27 cm; Tall yellow softcover, 4 + [iii] + 246 pages, 7 thumb tabs, 2 appendixes, b/w map on front of typhoons in vicinity of Philippines, China, Korea, Japan; numerous lists and tables, tons of b/w maps, 15 b/w photos. ; Published under auspices US Fleet Weather Central, Joint Typhoon Warning Center, San Francisco. ; This is not a flimsy reprint but an actual government report for 1961.; Moderate edgewear. A touch of sunning to exterior. No marks. ; Items laid in: 1) Errata sheet. 2) Typed letter to Gale Research Company, Detroit, SIGNED by author. 3) Typed letter to... View more info

Frank Krue and Company, Detroit, Michigan : Blotter with Advertisement for Mortgage Firm, 1948

By: Krue, Frank

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Frank Krue & Company: 1948

Seller ID: 11702

Condition: Near Fine


Oblong format, item measures 9 x 3.8 inches, 23 x 10 cm, dark red background, yellow lettering. Small outline of lower peninsula of Michigan, otherwise no illustrations. ; Text reads: 'To better serve our rapidly growing clientele, after July 1, 1948, we will be located in our new and modernized office buildings in the east wing, 8th Floor, National Bank Building, Telephone WOodward 2-7290, Detroit 26. Frank Krue & Co, FHA Approved Mortgagee, pre-eminent in service, facilities, location and specialized experience, over 10,000 homes financed in 10 years.' ; Unused. Nearly perfect, with just a ... View more info

Folklore and Symbolism of Flowers, Plants and Trees

By: Lehner, Ernst, and Johanna Lehner

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Omnigraphics: 1990

Seller ID: 21366

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


128 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Tall hardcover, green cloth, gold lettering on spine, about 200 b/w illustrations reproduced from old engravings. ; Ernst Lehner (1896-1971) and his wife Johanna compiled many highly praised books on folklore, myths, legends and symbology. ; Written by Ernst and Johanna Lehner. Originally published by Tudor Publishing Company, 1960. This is a facsimile reprint edition, 1990. ; Topics include: Love and courtship, astrology, alchemy, biblical symbology, Chinese flower calendar, Japanese flower calendar, sacred plants, flower lore, much more. ; No defects. Lacks... View more info

Elementary Latin Dictionary, an : With an Appendix of Persons and Places

By: Lewis, Charlton T. with High MacMaster Kingery

Price: $16.00

Publisher: American Book Company: 1918

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 21203

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


1029 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Hardcover, dark red cloth, [iv] + 1029 glossy pages, 2 appendixes, about 22 000 words defined. ; Copyright 1890. This is 3rd edition, 1918. Appendix compiled by High MacMaster Kingery. Complete subttle: 'With an Appendix of Persons and Places Met in the Latin Authors Commonly Studied in the First Two Years of the College Course.' ; Minor edgewear. Endpapers discolored. Spine lettering dull and hard to read. No other defects. View more info

History of the Society of Descendants of Robert Bartlet of Plymouth, Massachusetts : Incorporated December 11, 1909

By: Longfellow, Marian

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Loring-Axtell Company: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16229

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


136 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Hardcover, black cloth, gilt lettering, beige endpapers, 114 + [xxii] glossy pages, index, numerous genealogies and biographical sketches, 16 b/w photos and illustrations with captions. ; Data on members of the Bartlett, Bartlet, Barttelot (etc) family and of their genealogical society. ; No marks, no defects, only a touch of wear. ; Amazonbuyers please note: This is an actual hardcover book from 1914, not a flimsy computer-generated reprint. View more info

Colloquial Polish : A Complete Language Course

By: Mazur, Boleslaw W.

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1986

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 15379

ISBN: 0710090307

Condition: Very Good+


270 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; White softcover, 270 pages, vocabulary, pronunciation guide, a few b/w illustrations, 20 complete lessons suitable for self study. ; Copyright 1983. This is 2nd printing, 1986. 'This comprehensive introduction to everyday Polish is designed for people meeting the language for the first time'. ; A touch of shelfwear only. Pages a bit yellowed from age. No other defects. ; Colloquial Series View more info

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Jaycee Directory of Allen Park : 1956-1957 (Michigan History)

By: McCarthy, James

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Junior Chamber of Commerce: 1956

Seller ID: 21387

Condition: Very Good+


90 pages; 8vo (9.25") 23 cm; Softcover, stiff tan covers, 90 glossy pages, history of Allen Park, Michigan, plus other historical articles, large fold-out map of Allen Park with several small b/w portraits of local Jaycee officials on reverse. ; This wonderful old item contains an extensive directory of businesses, churches, etc, and scores of local ads from merchants of Allen Park, Michigan, near Detroit. ; Light wear, a touch of soiling. Affixed to front page by paperclip, as issued, very small sticker with emergency numbers to place on your phone. No other defects. Scarce. View more info

Course in Levantine Arabic, A

By: McCarus, Ernest, with Hamadi Qafisheh and Raji Rammuny >>

Price: $29.00

Publisher: University of Michigan Press: 1974

Seller ID: 20292

Condition: Good+


319 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover, white plastic comb binding, olive-green covers, [viii] + 319 pages, of which front 252 pages teach how to speak Arabic (using phonetic English) including grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, etc, and final section presents glossary and small amount of written Arabic, but no lessons in how to write Arabic. ; Published under auspices, Center for Near Eastern and North African Studies, University of Michigan, 1974. ; Light wear to tips. 21 pages near front have student marks in pen, most pretty faded. Rest of volume appears unused. View more info