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Talkin' about Sportin' Women : A Dictionary of Terms Related to Prostitution on the American Frontier

By: Moynahan, Jay M.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Chickadee Publishing: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20111

Condition: Near Fine


47 pages; 8vo (8.75") 22 cm; White softcover, pink lettering, white wire spiral binding, 47 pages, about 300 terms listed and defined. Includes several lists such as names of actual brothels, actual madams, and old prostituion districts of western towns. ; Terms from American frontier 1840s-1920s, used by prostitutes, their customers, social reformers, and general public. Compiled and edited by professor of history. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. Quite scarce. ; Sportin' Women Series View more info

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How to Swear Without Swearing : The X-Rated G-Rated Thesaurus

By: Munro, Henry Hanson

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Gwen Foss: 2017

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21431

Condition: As New


374 pages; 374 pages. ; Too timid to use swearwords in broad daylight? At your wit's end? We have the solution! This unbelievable book contains over 11,000 clean substitutes for every offensive word and phrase in American English. This is the only book of its kind--the book you've been looking for all your life. ; Thisisanebookanditwillbeemailedtoyou. View more info

Encyclopedia of Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories, The

By: Newton, Michael

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Checkmark Books/Facts On File: 2006

Seller ID: 20638

ISBN: 0816055408

Condition: Very Good+


426 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover, [vi] + 426 pages, bibliography, index, over 80 b/w photos, about 500 entries. ; All the wild and crazy conspiracy theories of history plus a number of major modern scandals and events relating to actual conspiracies. ; Minor wear to exterior. No other defects. Binding tight and square. View more info

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South Dakota State Highway Map : 1938

By: Norstad, Andrew

Price: $17.00

Publisher: State Highway Commission: 1938

Seller ID: 21391

Condition: Very Good-


8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Vintage full-sized three-color roadmap of South Dakota with index of cities and towns. Folded the usual way. ; Printed by Hipple Printing Company, Pierre, South Dakota. Map shows all major highways and roadways, paved and unpaved, plus county lines, national forests, Indian reservations, railroads, lakes, mountains, etc. Reverse of map has brief history and 24 b/w photos of tourist attractions including Mount Rushmore still incomplete. ; Light edgewear. Shows little sign of use. View more info

Pealer, Wenner, Lawrence, Ladd, Dieffenbacher Families : (Signed)

By: Pealer, Thomas

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Thomas Pealer: 1947

Seller ID: 10500

Condition: Very Good


116 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Hardcover, black textured cloth, gilt lettering, 116 pages, 48 b/w photos and illustrations plus 2 fold-out blueprint family trees. A few corrections penned in, presumably by author, who also SIGNED front endpaper. ; Privately printed. Pealer (Peeler, Peelor, Bealer, etc) family of Laporte, Pennsylvania, and author's ancestral lines, some going back to 1640. ; Several small spots to cloth, light edgewear. No other flaws. Interior clean. Fold-outs pristine. Rare. View more info

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Phoenix of Sigma Alpha Epsilon, the : Including Pledge Manual, Original Minutes, Saga of Bunting Brothers, Paragraph History

By: Quivey, O. K. with Harry S. Bunting, William C. Levere

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21192

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


236 pages; 8vo (9.25") 23 cm; Hardcover, black buckram cloth over flexible boards, gold lettering and phoenix logo on front, 236 pages, purple pictorial endpapers, 12 songs (no tunes) plus the SAE whistle (with tune) , small map, several portraits and dozens of fraternity symbols shown on 8 b/w photos on glossy plates. ; 1st printing stated, 1947. ; Includes: Foreword by Lauren Foreman. Pledge Manual by O. K. Quivey, 3rd edition. The Fraternity and the Pledge, by Dr. Fred. H. Turner. Minerva Highway by Dr. John O. Moseley. History of SAE by Lauren Foreman. Chronology. Founders. Famous memb... View more info

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Sanilac Petroglyphs, The

By: Richards, Darrel, and Mark Papworth, with Robert T. Hatt; Illustrated by Ira W. Butterfield

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Cranbrook Institute of Science: 1958

Seller ID: 21627

Condition: Very Good+


48 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Pale blue softcover booklet, 48 glossy pages, bibliography, footnotes, 107 b/w photos and diagrams with captions. ; Petroglyphs (ancient rock carvings) in Sanilac county in the 'thumb' of Michigan. ; Copyright 1958. Possibly later printing. ; Contents: The Petroglyphs, by Darrel J. Richards. An Archaeological Survey of the Petroglyphs, by Mark Papworth. Introduction by Robert T. Hatt. Photos by Ira W. Butterfield, Robert T. Hatt, others. ; Very minor wear. Small pricesticker inked out on front. No other defects. ; With this item you will also got: History of Petro... View more info

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Getaway, the : High Speed II, Pinball Operations Manual

By: Ritchie, Steve

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Williams Electronic Games: 1992

Seller ID: 18436

Condition: Near Fine


134 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover, red covers, side-stapled binding, 134 pages chapter-paginated, over 80 b/w figures and diagrams including 14 'shot' diagrams showing how bonus features can be activated by player. ; Owner's manual and operations guide to commercial electronic arcade pinball machine. Section headings are: Operations and adjustments. Testing and problem diagnistics. Parts information. Wiring diagrams and schematics. ; Very light bump to lower tip. No other defects. Scarce. View more info

Beginners ' Dictionary of Chinese Japanese Characters : With Common Abbreviations, Variants and Numerous Compounds

By: Rose-Innes, Arthur

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Dover Publications: 1977

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 14595

ISBN: 0844656577

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


566 pages; 8vo (8.75") 23 cm; Ex-Library; Hardcover, green cloth, black spine lettering, green paste-down on front, [xlvii] + 507 + 12 pages, numerous lists and tables, over 25000 characters (words) are shown, arranged by number of strokes, with pronunciations, definitions, cross references, etc. ; Originally published 1959. This is a facsimile reprint of the 4th edition, 1977. This is a library edition, originally published in softcover by Dover Publications and rebound in hardcover with reinforced hinges for library use. ; Removed from Leslie R. Foss Public Library, Center Line, Michigan... View more info

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American Newspaper Directory : March 1899

By: Rowell, George P.

Price: $64.00

Publisher: George P. Rowell & Company: 1899

Seller ID: 21123

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


1376 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Thick hardcover, green cloth, gilt lettering, 1376 pages. For each state and province, and by city, lists all newspapers and mags, with circulation, political bent, day of issue, number of pages, etc, plus facts on local population, railroads, main industries, etc. Plus special sections listing high-circulation papers, religious papers, foreign-language papers, new papers, etc. Local ads here and there. ; Thirty-first year, March 1899, stated. Complete subtitle: 'A Description of all the Newspapers and Periodicals Published in the United States, Dominion of Ca... View more info

Redford High School Senior Annual, January 1950 : Yearbook, Year Book, Redford, Michigan

By: Saker, Nancy

Price: $64.00

Publisher: Redford High School: 1950

Seller ID: 20033

Condition: Poor


52 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; Softcover, brown pictorial leatherette covers, 52 unnumbered pages, b/w photos of seniors, clubs, faculty, football and other teams. Nice memorial page for Principal William R. Stocking, 1881-1949. ; Not to be confused with Redford Union high school, Redford high school was situated in northwest Detroit and served students in Old Redford, Grandmont, Rosedale Park and Brightmoor; it graduated two classes per year, one in January, one in June; each class had its own colors. This yearbook is for January graduating class of 1950, yellow and navy blue. ; We have grade... View more info

161 Key Swahili Words and How to Use Them

By: Salama

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Salama Publishers: 1971

Seller ID: 20623

Condition: Good+


44 pages; 24mo (5.25") 14 cm; Small softcover booklet, [vi] + 38 pages, small map of Africa on front showing Swahili language area, pronunciation guide, several lists of useful words and phrases, glossary of 161 basic words (Swahili-English and English-Swahili) ; This pocket-sized booklet has been in a pocket. Edges moderately worn, small creases at tips. Interior clean, binding tight. Scarce. View more info

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Selas Trademark, Sales and Broad Company Catalog A, 1901 : Jobbers of Fine Plumbing Material, Porcelain Lavatory Fixtures, Steam Engineering Supplies, Etc, Detroit, Michigan (Catalogue A)

By: Sales, Murray W.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Sales & Broad Company: 1901

Seller ID: 15904

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


52 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Small catalog, dark red cloth over flexible covers, white lettering, bound with three brass tacks, as issued, 52 pages numbered according to no scheme we can determine; porcelain lavatory fixtures: 7 bathtubs, 21 toilets, 22 sinks shown in b/w engravings on glossy pages, with specs and pric es. ; Items are all apparently under the brand name Selas (that's Sales backward) with a porcelain finish called Flintoware, and with several fixtures having their own style names including Publico, Perfecto, Thetis, Iris, Orestes, Juno, Altuna, many more. ; No date but we ... View more info

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Hallucinogenic Agents : A Concise Review

By: Schering

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Schering Corporation: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18541

Condition: Very Good+


30 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Large oblong softcover, psychedelic cover art, bibliography, 4 monochrome photos, 9 b/w chemical diagrams, 2 large fold-outs. ; Topics: Mescaline, DOM (PCP) , Myristicin, Hallucinogens, Psilocybin, LSD, Marijuana. Also includes info on Etrafon, Trilafon, Tindal and Tremin, pharmaceuticals made by Schering Corporation, now part of Merck. ; Light edgewear. No marks. Binding tight. View more info

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Tainted Legacy : 9/11 and the Ruin of Human Rights (Signed)

By: Schulz, William F.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Thunder's Mouth Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20833

ISBN: 1560254890

Condition: Near Fine


242 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Black softcover, [xiv] + 242 pages, index, 265 endnotes. Inscribed and SIGNED on title page by author. ; Preface by Anthony Lewis. ; Two years after terror attack of 9/11, author destroys the logic of Bush administration's 'war on terror' and blatant violation of human rights. Written by Executive Director of Amnesty International USA, former president of Unitarian Universalist Association, senior fellow for human rights at Center for American Progress. View more info

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Say it in Fijian : An Entertaining Introduction to the Language of Fiji

By: Schutz, A. J.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Robert Brown & Associates: 1997

Edition: Fourth Edition; Sixth Printing

Seller ID: 21191

ISBN: 1862730385

Condition: Near Fine


55 pages; 12mo (7.25") 18 cm; Yellow softcover booklet, black and white decor, 55 pages, small map, glossary, bibliography, 11 lessons including alphabet, greetings, who what where when, participles, possessives, syntax, etc. ; Copyright 1972. Revised 1974. This is 4th edition, 1979, 6th printing, 1997. ; Polynesian language spoken in Fiji, similar to languages of Tonga, Hawaii, Tahiti, Madagascar, Malaysia, Easter Island. Includes brief history of Western missionaries who invented writing system for Fijian. ; Only a touch of wear. Small pricesticker inked out on rear. No other defects. View more info

Sow They Say : Scott's Golf Course Seeds

By: Scott, O. M.

Price: $17.00

Publisher: O. M. Scott & Sons Company: 1924

Seller ID: 19962

Condition: Very Good+


24 pages; 12mo (7.25") 18 cm; Beige softcover, 24 unnumbered pages, gatefold centerfold showing vast green lawn at Franklin Life Insurance, Springfield, Illinois. ; Published on behalf of Scott's Golf Course grass seeds. 'We reprint here for the consideration of those who buy lawn seed, letters from a few of our typical customers.' ; The word 'Nursery' neatly marked on front cover in fountain pen in faded ink. Rear cover shows a touch of rubbing. No other defects. Quite scarce. View more info

Allen Family Records : And the Allen Genealogy

By: Seaver, J. Montgomery

Price: $28.00

Publisher: American Historical Genealogical Society: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16230

Condition: Very Good


86 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Gray softcover, fold-and-staple binding, coat of arms in red on front, 86 pages, bibliography, lyrics to Battle Hymn of the Allens, 4 b/w photos and illustrations. ; History and genealogy of Allen, Alleine, Alleyne, Allin, Alland (etc) family of British and Irish heritage going back 400 years. ; Lower front tip bumped. Pages slightly yellowed from age. Owner has penciled a few checkmarks in margins here and there. No other marks. Binding intact. Quite rare in any condition. View more info

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Shark Instruction Handbook : 40 Channel Solid State Citizens Band Mobile Transceiver Model W-705

By: Shark

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Shark Corporation: 1976

Seller ID: 21157

Condition: Good+


8 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; Tan glossy softcover, 8 pages, 7 photos and illustrations including schematic diagram. English language. ; Shark W-705. This is an owner's manual only, no radio included. ; Topics include: Installation. Power connection. Antenna. Operation. Squelch control. Technical specs. More. ; Covers have small spots. Small closed tear to upper rear cover. Pages lightly sunned. Everything readable. Binding intact. Scarce. View more info

Wisdom for Financial Success : From a Biblical Perspective

By: Shaw, Francine E.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Acts Publishing: 2017

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 21283

ISBN: 0986176737

Condition: Near Fine


129 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Softcover, 129 pages, many biblical quotes. ; Copyright 2011. This is 3rd printing, 2017. ; Walk in God's path and financial success will follow. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. ; Spiritual Growth Series; Vol. 1 View more info