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1) 100%: The Story of a Patriot
Sinclair, Upton
 
Pasadena, CA, USA: Upton Sinclair, 1920. Pasadena: Upton Sinclair, 1920. First edition. 12mo. Trade paperback, privately printed by Sinclair. 327 pp. Includes several loose pages of advertising for "The Brass Check" and "The Jungle". Pages browned but strong. Good.. First Edition. Trade Paperback. Good. 12 mo.. Private Press. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$55.00
2) Adventures of the Mind from the Saturday Evening Post
Thruelsen, Richard and John Kobler
 
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1960. First edition. 8vo. Cloth. 285 p. A collection of essays originally published in the Saturday Evening Post, by noted authors including Loren Eisely, Jacques Barzun, Paul Tillich, J. Robert Oppenheimer, Edith Hamilton, Aldous Huxley, Arthur Schlesinger, Edith Sitwell, Walter Gropius, Bertrand Russell, Aaron Copeland, and others. Virtually no wear to boards. Original mylar cover and slipcase has protected the book all these years. Owner's name on ffep. Fine in near... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$45.00
3) African Exodus: The Origins of Modern Humanity
Stringer, Christopher; McKie, Robin
 
New York, NY: Henry Holt, 1997. New York, NY, Henry Holt, 1997. First American edition. 8vo. Black quarter cloth with gilt lettering on spine over black matte paper-covered boards, black and white illustrations throughout, 282 pp. By revealing the fount of all humanity while also exposing one of the most important and bitter debates in contemporary science, African Exodus reaches beyond paleoanthropology to politics and culture to answer The Bell Curve. New in new dust jacket.. First American. Quarter Cloth... more information

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$22.00
4) Alexander Dolgun's Story: An American in the Gulag
Dolgun, Alexander; Watson, Patrick
 
New York, NY: Alfred A Knopf, 1975. NY: Knopf, 1975. First edition. 8vo. Cloth with gilt lettering, 370pp. Appears unread. In 1948 twenty-two year old American Alex Dolgun is in the Soviet Union and he is more interested in his girl, in sports, in keeping up with the Hit Parade back home than in any kind of politics. He is hailed by a stranger- a Secret Police operative. Within seconds he is a prisoner of the MGB. He will live in their search light for the next 24 years. Dolgun's story is history made ... more information

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$22.00
5) Alexander Legge, 1866-1933
Crissey, Forest
 
Chicago, IL: Lakeside Press, 1936. Chicago, IL, Lakeside Press, 1936. Edition unstated. 8vo. Dark green cloth with gilt lettering, rough cut pages, color frontispiece features portrait of Alexander Legge, decorated title page, illustrated with black and white photographs throughout, 232 pp. Privately printed by the Alexander Legge Memorial Committee. "The life story of a truly great American who loved and served his Country well, who achieved world-wide distinction as an industrial leader, as a patrio... more information

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$24.00
6) American in the Rough
Coffman, W. M
 
New York, NY: Simon and Schuster, 1955. New York, NY, Simon & Schuster, 1955. First edition. 8vo. Yellow quarter cloth over dark blue boards with a red title field embossed with gilt lettering on spine and author's signature embossed on front board, illustrated with black and white photographs, 310 pp. American in the Rough is a full-blooded job that must have been hard to put together; a book as hard to build a s bridge. But now the story is here and Bill Coffman's adventurous life riding the ... more information

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$22.00
7) Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institutuion 1952
Smithsonian Institution
 
Washington D.C.: Smithsonian Books, 1953. Washington, D. C. Smithsonian Books, 1952. First edition. 8vo. Dark green silk with gilt lettering embossed on spine and gilt seal embossed on front board, illustrated in black and white, 461 pp. Radio astronomy; the sun, the moon, and the tides; engineering and pure science; man's synthetic future; phosphorus and life; the ice age in the North American Arctic; 1944 eruption of Usu; snails and their relations to the soil; ecology, evolution and distribution of t... more information

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$29.00
8) Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institutuion 1940
Smithsonian Institution
 
Washington D.C.: Smithsonian Books, 1941. Washington, D. C. Smithsonian Books, 1941. First edition. 8vo. Dark green silk with gilt lettering embossed on spine and gilt seal embossed on front board, illustrated in black and white, 512 pp. Solar prominences; satellites of Jupiter; cultural values of physics; nuclear fission; national standards of measurement; rise of organic chemical industry; rubber industry; future of man on earth; search for oil; perspectives in evolution; animal behavior; national wildlif... more information

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$29.00
9) Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution 1926
Smithsonian Institution
 
Washington D.C.: Smithsonian Books, 1927. Washington, D. C. Smithsonian Books, 1927. First edition. 8vo. Dark green silk with gilt lettering embossed on spine and gilt seal embossed on front board, illustrated in black and white, 551 pp.The new outlook in cosmogony; influences of sun rays on plants and animals; evolution of the stars; excursions on the planets; high frequency rays of cosmic origin; present status of radio atmospheric disturbances; cold light; scientific work of the Maud expedition; romance ... more information

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$29.00
10) Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institutuion 1953
Smithsonian Institution
 
Washington D.C.: Smithsonian Books, 1954. Washington, D. C. Smithsonian Books, 1954. First edition. 8vo. Dark green silk with gilt lettering embossed on spine and gilt seal embossed on front board, illustrated in black and white, 481 pp. Ex-library. Very good condition.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library. ... more information

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$22.00
11) Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution 1925
Smithsonian Institution
 
Washington D.C.: Smithsonian Books, 1926. Washington, D. C. Smithsonian Books, 1926. First edition. 8vo. Dark green silk with gilt lettering embossed on spine and gilt seal embossed on front board, illustrated in black and white, 633 pp. Ex-library. Very good condition.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library. ... more information

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$22.00
12) Antique English Pottery, Porcelain and Glass
Ramsey, L. G. G
 
New York, NY: E. P. Dutton, 1961. New York, NY, E. P. Dutton, 1961. First American edition. 8vo. Dark blue cloth with yellow lettering embossed on spine, white decoration on boards, color frontispiece illustration, illustrated in color and black and white throughout, 192 pp. Includes ephemera from publisher: "Errata". Near fine in a very good dust jacket, protected by a mylar cover.. First American. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
13) The Ape That Spoke: Language and the Evolution of the Human Mind
McCrone, John
 
New York, NY: William Morrow, 1991. New York, NY, William Morrow, 1991. First American edition. 8vo. Turquoise blue quarter-cloth with gilt lettering on spine over beige paper-covered boards with attractive copper-colored endpapers, black and white illustrations throughout, 288 pp. This book tells the story of how the human mind evolved. It starts out with the naked animal of our primitive ancestors and goes on to describe what happened once homo sapiens learned to speak. Along the way, if offers fresh insi... more information

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$22.00
14) Approaches to Human Communication
Budd, Richard W.; Ruben, Brent D
 
U.S.A.: Spartan Books, 1972. No date. Hardcover. Ex-library. 464 pp. Usual stamps and markings. Book is in good condition, dust jacket is very good. Dust jacket has edgewear and very small tears. Spine tight. Great reading copy.. Cloth. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library. ... more information

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$15.95
15) Arsenal of Democracy II: American Military Power in the 1980s and the Origins of the New Cold War with a Survey of American Weapons and Arms Exports
Gervasi, Tom
 
New York, NY: Grove Press, 1981. New York, NY, Grove Press, 1979. First thus. 4to. Pictorial cover in red, white and blue, illustrated in black and white throughout, 300 pp. This book inquires into the real motives behind our policy making decisions, examines the "new" counterforce doctrine of nuclear war fighting, assesses the risk of nuclear war, surveys advances in military technology and carefully reckons the balance between the superpowers. Small corner crease at back of book, some tanning a... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$60.00
16) The Art of the Moving Picture
Vachel Lindsay
 
New York: Liveright, 1970. 1970 reprint of the 1922 revision. Ex-library. Usual tape and stamps. 324 pp. G/G. DJ has edgewear. Introduction by Stanley Kauffmann. Spine tight. Hardcover, solid reading copy. Early film history and development.. Cloth. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$19.95
17) The Austrailians: A Candid View from Down Under
Cox, Harry
 
Philadelphia, PA: Chilton, 1967. Philadelphia, PA, Chilton, 1967. First edition, second printing. 8vo. Taupe cloth with black lettering on spine, illustrated in black and white, 193 pp. This is the story of the big continent Down Under as seen through the eyes of one of its most prominent journalists. While not slighting geological and historical facts, the author manages to make his country infinitely more vivid through close-ups with some of its more important characters, and characters many of them are! ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$30.00
18) Australia and New Zealand: Illustrated
Boyce, William D
 
Chicago, IL: Rand McNally, 1922. Chicago, IL, Rand McNally, 1922. First edition. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY WILLIAM D. BOYCE TO SENATOR JAMES A. REED. 8vo. Lush green silk with gilt lettering embossed on spine and front board, endpapers decorated with a map of Australia and New Zealand, text block top edge gilt, illustrated with black and white photographs throughout, advertisements for other books by W.D. Boyce in rear of book, 381 pp. A fascinating look at Australia and New Zealand by famed American entrepre... more information

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$55.00
19) The Australian Alternative
Faulk, Laura E. & Odie B.; Faulk, Nancy M. & Richard D
 
New Rochelle, New York: Arlington House Publishers, 1975. New Rochelle, NY, 1975. First edition. 8vo. Copper-brown cloth with maroon lettering embossed on spine, blind stamp on front board, illustrated with map and two black and white photographs, 184 pp. The first candid book about moving to Australia; the Faulks reveal the good and the bad and refrain from painting the continent as the Promised Land. They find that it is indeed a place to get away from it all, for the newspapers and TV commentators concen... more information

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$30.00
20) Bali: Behind the Mask
Daniel, Ana
 
New York, NY: Alfred A Knopf, 1981. New York, NY, Alfred A. Knopf, 1981. First edition. 4to. Paperback, lavishly illustrated with color and black and white photographs, 167 pp. A rich, beautiful book that gives us - in words and in magnificent photographs - a remarkable document of the island of Bali, it's people and its fascinating complex tradition of dance. ½" crescent-shaped puncture at back of book which also goes through the last three pages. Clean text block. A stunning look at an ex... more information

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$22.00
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