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The New Great Game in Muslim Central Asia McNair Paper 47

By: Ahrari, M.E.; Beal, James

Price: $12.00

Publisher: DC, National Defence University Press: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 25685

ISBN: 0010717552

Condition: Fine


First edition paperback, 91 p text appears unread. No names, tears or soil. Contents: 1. The Framework 2. Geopolitics and the Dynamics of Domestic Problems/ Ethnic Problems/ The Economy/ Resources/ Ecology and Health/ Political Pluralism/ Islam and the Future of Political Stability/ Security/ Control of Nuclear Weapons/ 3. Modalities of the New Great Game/ Central Asia as an Extension of the Middle East/ Russia, America, and the Great Game/ New Players: Turkey and Iran/ Geopolitics and Geoeconomics 4. Conclusion Appendix 1. Structure of Muslim Central Asian Economies, 1990-199... View more info

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The Chace, The Road and the Turf

By: Apperley, Charles James "Nimrod

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1851

Edition: New Edition

Seller Id: 29220

Condition: Good


Leather backstrip and corners w/marbled paper covered boards. Tips rubbed, gilt title and 5 decorative raised bands on spine. Lovely to hold. Innards tight and bright w/tasteful bookplate and partial vintage bookstore sticker on marbled, foxed endpapers and Christmas 1851 ownership sig on blank fep. 144 pg page block tight, some leaves uncut. View more info

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The Chace

By: Apperley, Charles James "Nimrod" Introduction By Owen Culbertson

Price: $65.00

Publisher: NY, William Farquhar Payson: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46826

Condition: Near Fine


Red cloth spine over green paper covered boards with paper label. Green boards with small red vignette of fox head on frt cover. Spine tips show faint color loss but are in no way "rubbed through" , book tips still sharp. w/tidy former owner's book plate on frt pastedown. 64 pp, black and white illustrations and decorative chapter headings. First Separate Publication. Originally published in 1837, "The Chase" originally appeared in the London Quarterly Review under the title "On English Fox hunting." As Surtees records, it was immediately "a great hit" and... View more info

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Happy Thanksgiving!

By: Barkin, Carol; James, Elizabeth

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40953

ISBN: 0688068006

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition exlib hardcover with all pages and pocket present. Price clipped dj in new mylar has no call tags on backstrip, displays beautifully. 80 pp with a couple light finger marks. Discusses the significance of Thanksgiving, suggests various projects and activities for celebration and provides recipes for the holiday feast. View more info

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Poems of Terriers And Other Perfect Dogs A Small Treasury of Family Poetry

By: Borusky, James F.

Price: $47.00

Publisher: WI, Privately Published: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28569

Condition: Near Fine


Lovely 1st edition paperback with sketch of Tibetan Terrier on cover. Rare 29 pg book packed with 34 poems. No names tears or soil, negligible sunning on lilac paper stapled covers. A book of original poetry for dog lovers of all breeds. Includes poems about Dachshunds, Scotty Dogs, A Corgi, A Doberman, A Collie and even a Dog's poems to a Chipmunk. Uncommon gift quality offering. View more info

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Nancy Eats Food

By: Bushmiller, Ernie; Edited By James Kitchen

Price: $22.00

Publisher: WI, Kitchen Sink Press: 1989

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 34549

ISBN: 0878160604

Condition: Very Good


Light rubs at tips from storage, small 1/2" hole punched through upper fore-edge of cover in black area which is not really noticable. Text is tight and bright. Remains a presentable copy of a very funny , LARGE, unpaginated comic book featuring Nancy, all pertaining to her weight. View more info

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The Sunday Monring Absolutely One-Rehersal Anthem Book For About 10 Panicked Singers 10 One-Rehersal Anthems

By: Clarke, Arlen; Martin, Roland E.; Kirkby, James; Price, Roger; Schwizer, et al

Price: $18.00

Publisher: KY, St. James Music Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 32150

Condition: Near Fine


Brilliant and rare 1st edition spiral bound paperback book filled with songs and music for Advent/ Christmas, Epiphany, Lent, Easter, Communion, Baptism and general events. Few light pencil notes easily erased within the 89 pp text. View more info

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The Red Rover A Tale of the Sea

By: Cooper, James Fenimore

Price: $7.00

Publisher: IL, Belford, Clarke & Co:

Seller Id: 27588

Condition: Fair


Worn hardcover in green illustrated cloth boards with indian in woods with rifle, clipper ship in upper corner, Coopers Novels written on cover. Sea Tales The Red Rover Cooper on spine in black and gilt lettering. Outer edge of frt cover cloth worn, cloth mottled on cover, inner hinge papers cracked, page block tight and holding fine. Text browned and brittle. Tissue guarded frontis. 408 pp. Not pretty but all there, decent shelf spot saver. Displays OK from the backstrip. View more info

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Swift Lightning

By: Curwood, James Oliver

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1929

Seller Id: R46513

Condition: Very Good


No date on this Grosset & Dunlap reprint, first two dates on verso title page are 1919 and 1926 by Cosmopolitan Book Corp. Tidy gift dedication on fep is dated Dec 25th, 1929. Also present is a b/w equine bookplate on frt pastedown, and a Christmas greeting and paper gift tag pasted on fep: To Papa from Fannie B. Ruled red cloth with bold black title on frt board and back strip. Spine ends and upper tips bumped, lower tips still sharp, but both show a tiny 1/16 - 1/4" rub through the cloth on lower point of boards. Black solid line rules the outside of frt board. Board tips are bu... View more info

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Kazan The Wolf Dog

By: Curwood, James Oliver

Price: $38.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1914

Seller Id: R46514

ISBN: 2800641541

Condition: Very Good


No date on this Grosset & Dunlap reprint, first two dates on verso title page are 1914 (copyrights obtained by The Bobbs-Merrill Co.,) and renewed by Ethel M. Curwood in 41. No names, tears or soil inside. Head of 244 pp text is dyed burgundy. Brown 'tweedy' paper covered boards with small split in paper at spine head. Story title and decorative edging on backstrip title. Famous Dog Stories and G, D, with a thistle flower separating these two initials are all that is decorating the front tweedy paper covered boards. Spine ends and upper tips bumped, lower tips still sharp. Unclipped (... View more info

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Flower Of The North A Modern Romance

By: Curwood, James Oliver

Price: $45.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1912

Seller Id: R46546

Condition: Near Fine


Reprint hardcover in illustrated mustard and green colored cloth covered boards with deep black titles on cover and spine, cover has yellow pine trees before a green sky background. Book itself looks fabulous, spine ends bumped, tips still sharp. Inner hinge papers are fine, no names, tears or soil within the 308 pp text. Price-clipped original color illustrated dust jacket has a chip at the head of spine with last three letters of the word 'Flower' filled in onto dj mylar's paper backing. Light color loss at tips and bit of abrasion to publisher's name at dj foot of spine. Book displays ... View more info

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God's Country and the Woman Triangle Books #264

By: Curwood, James Oliver

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Triangle Books: 1943

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46547

Condition: Very Good


Gift quality reprint hardcover in blue cloth covered boards with black spine title in bright yellow 'box' on backstrip of book. Spine ends and tips bumped but no major rubbing, just a hint of color loss at point of tips. Frt board ruled in black arrow feathers with a decorative ornament in center of frt board. Hinge papers are fine, no names, tears or soil within the 347 pp text. Pages browned but not brittle. Un-clipped (and un-priced), original color illustrated dust jacket shows a man and woman in an embrace before a pack of wolves and wild dogs. Triangle Books #264. Jacket is essen... View more info

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Andy and The Lion

By: Daugherty, James

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Scholastic Book Services: 1967

Edition: First Printing

Seller Id: 41463

Condition: Very Good +


Tight bright 1st printing paperback with light wear at tips, covers and text uncreased. Collectible first printing.72 pp In this retelling of Androcles and the Lion, Andy meets a lion on the way to school and wins his friendship for life by removing a thorn from his paw. View more info

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Straight Talk to Men and Their Wives Leader's Guide

By: Dobson, Dr. James C.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: TX, Educational Products Division: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: T9796

Condition: Very Good


No other dates, probable first edition Leader's Guide for Straight Talk to Men and Their Wives by Dr. Dobson. Surface wear on covers, 64 pg text as new. 8 Sessions focusing on the male. View more info

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Inviting More Business

By: Egan, James W. Jr.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Egan Enterprises: 1959

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 2838

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition hardcover in navy leather-like boards with bright silver gilt titles shows negligible wear on sharp tips and spine ends. 118 pp text tight and bright. Great reference then and now. View more info

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Breaking and Riding

By: Fillis, James, Ecuyer en Chef to the Central Cavalry School at Leningrad; Translated by M.H. Hayes, F.R.C.V.S.; Revised with up-to-date commentaries By Major-General Geoffrey Brooke C.B., D.S.O., M.C.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Hurst and Blackett, Ltd:

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 44706

Condition: Very Good


Very good reprint hard cover in brown cloth covered boards with bright gilt titles, sharp tips and spine ends. 70 illustrations. 113th Thousand printed on center of title page indicating this is an undated wartime reprint. Endpapers lightly foxed, as are margins of pp 50-60, rest of internals are crisp and unmarked. Includes a scarce, original "New and Revised Edition", un-clipped dust jacket with the 21' net price at foot of frt flap. Wrapper shows a small chip at head of spine and closed tear at head of frt panel, now protected in new mylar and displays well. The complete work ... View more info

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Breaking and Riding

By: Fillis, James; Translated By Hayes, M.H., F.R.C.V.S.; Revised with up-to-date Commentaries by Major-General Geoffrey Brooke, C.B., D.S.O., M.C. Applicable to Modern Horsemanship.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Hurst and Blackett, Ltd:

Edition: Sixth Edition

Seller Id: 46183

Condition: Near Fine


6th edition hard cover in rust cloth covered boards with gilt titles. Spine ends bumped, tips remain sharp, no names, tears or soil in the 359 pp text. Price clipped dust jacket is complete save for the clip, and proper to the volume (6th ed) and displays beautifully in new mylar. The complete work of yesteryear applicable to modern horsemanship. This volume comprises in simple and well-chosen terms, the author's experiences during sixty years' serious study and hard practical work among horses. Mr. Fillis is acknowledged throughout Europe as the greatest rider of his time. His instructio... View more info

Painting Furniture Finishing and Repairing

By: Florin, James J.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: IL, Popular Mechanics Company: 1943

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45946

Condition: Fine


First edition hardcover in tan cloth covered boards with brown illustration of man staining a table on cover. 96 pp text is flawless and profusely illustrated. Unclipped dj in new mylar has micro chips at spine ends, few closed tears at head of rear panel and color loss at tips. Everything you need to know about painting, wood finishing, spray painting, and giving your floors, furniture and woodwork a sparkling new look. All told in famous, easy-to-understand Popular Mechanics Style! View more info

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Horse Equipments and Cavalry Accoutrements Ordnance Memoranda No. 29

By: G. O. 73, A. G. O.; Foreword by James Hutchins.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: AZ, Westernlore Press: 1984

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 45586

ISBN: 0870260421

Condition: Near Fine


Very good condition 2nd printing or the reissue of 1970. Black leatherette boards with gilt illustration of the solder on his horse in lower right corner. Vertical indentation down half title page with a 1 inch closed tear at head of this line, remainder of 60 pp text as new. Price clipped dj is a professional reproduction that displays beautifully. Loaded with b/w line drawings showing details of the items. View more info

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Poems of the Soul and Proverbs

By: Gibbons, James E.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Privately Published: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 43556

Condition: Good


104 pp Church library copy with card pocket, donation plaque, call tag on stapled spine and two stamps in the otherwise crisp, unmarked text. This little book contains poems and proverbs that ponder, praise, and preach (and even prod). View more info