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Practical Classics: 50 Reasons to Reread 50 Books You Haven't Touched Since High School
Practical Classics: 50 Reasons to Reread 50 Books You Haven't Touched Since High School
by Kevin Smokler
Publisher Comments
What do the great books of your youth have to say about your life now? Remember reading Catcher in the Rye and The Great Gatsby in high school? How about Slaughterhouse-Five and Pride and Prejudice? Would you read them again now that no one's grading you,... (read more)

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Collectible - Trade Paper

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The Elements of Pop-Up: A Pop-Up Book for Aspiring Paper Engineers
The Elements of Pop-Up: A Pop-Up Book for Aspiring Paper Engineers
by David A. Carter and James Diaz
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Here at last is the definitive book on how to make a pop-up. Every aspect of the creation of a pop-up, known as paper engineering, is clearly and thoroughly covered. All types of parallel folds, angle folds, wheels, and pull tabs are accurately detailed... (read more)

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The Readers' Choice: 200 Book Club Favorites
The Readers' Choice: 200 Book Club Favorites
by Victoria Mcmains
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Here are two hundred reader-tested answers to the question "What have you read that's good?"  The Readers' Choice is the first book to feature titles based on the recommendations of numerous book clubs.  Victoria McMains has collected two... (read more)

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Dragon Mountain 1st Edition
Dragon Mountain 1st Edition
by Lee Daniel
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New York: Vantage Press 1985. First Edition. Hardcover red cloth 8to pp.161. ISBN: 0-533-06317-5. Very good in very good jacket. CG... (read more)

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How to Marbleize Paper: Step-By-Step Instructions for 12 Traditional Patterns (Other Paper Crafts)
How to Marbleize Paper: Step-By-Step Instructions for 12 Traditional Patterns (Other Paper Crafts)
by Gabriele Grunebaum
Publisher Comments
This volume is a complete illustrated step-by-step guide to the marbleizing process. Create beautiful marbled papers for craft projects with 12 designs including stone, fantasy, comb, wave, tiger, and batik. Decorate books, boxes, lamp shades, picture... (read more)

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Multilevel Measurement of Interpersonal Behavior
Multilevel Measurement of Interpersonal Behavior
by Timothy Leary
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Berkeley: Psychological Consultation Service, 1956. Second printing. 110pp., blue wraps printed in black. Laid in is a single sheet ad & price list for Leary's "Interpersonality System of Personality." Spine faded, hinge at title page stained blue from... (read more)

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Philips' Mercantile Marine Atlas, 12th Edition
Philips' Mercantile Marine Atlas, 12th Edition
by George Philip
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London: George Philip & Son Ltd. 1927. Folio. Half black cloth with blue cloth boards gilt title and ship illustration to front board; top edge gilt. Bumped corners and rubbed edges; fraying to head and foot of spine and along joints; 4 crack in front... (read more)

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Painted Paper: Techniques & Projects for Handmade Books & Cards
Painted Paper: Techniques & Projects for Handmade Books & Cards
by Alisa Golden
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Create decorated paper as beautiful as any found in an art store—and with more distinctive and personal patterns, too. Alisa Goldens methods of applying inks and paints to paper can dramatically alter the appearance of finished works. From artist... (read more)

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Histoire de Rouergue, Nobiliare et Armorial
Histoire de Rouergue, Nobiliare et Armorial
by P. F. Cabantous
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no place: P. F. Cabantous 1853. Half morocco paper over boards. Marbled endpapers. 80 page in manuscript. Unfinished. Hand colored title page vignette at head of first chapter tail piece at page 9. Several unfinished illustrations in text. Text in French.... (read more)

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The British Inheritance: A Treasury of Historic Documents
The British Inheritance: A Treasury of Historic Documents
by Elizabeth Hallam
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Britain's 1000-year prominence on the international stage endures. Posterity owes the English language (spoken now by more than half the world's population) a tradition of democratic freedom, governmental and legal systems which have been adapted in many... (read more)

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1001 Books for Every Mood: A Bibliophile's Guide to Unwinding, Misbehaving, Forgiving, Celebrating, Commiserating
1001 Books for Every Mood: A Bibliophile's Guide to Unwinding, Misbehaving, Forgiving, Celebrating, Commiserating
by Hallie Ephron
Synopsis
Acclaimed novelist and critic Ephron serves up a literary feast, sure to satisfy a reader's emotional appetite. "1001 Books for Every Mood" includes quizzes to test readers' novel sensibilities and features interesting book facts every bibliophile will... (read more)

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The Looker-On, A Periodical Paper, 3rd Edition, Four Volumes
The Looker-On, A Periodical Paper, 3rd Edition, Four Volumes
by William Roberts as Simon Olive-Branch
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London: G. G. and J. Robinson 1795. 8vo. 4 volumes. Contemporary blue boards with white paper backs and paper labels to the spines. Covers soiled and worn; chipping to the head and foot of vol 1 and to 2 at the foot of vol 4; rear board of vol 2 with the... (read more)

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Lewis and Dryden's Marine History of the Pacific Northwest, Limited Edition
Lewis and Dryden's Marine History of the Pacific Northwest, Limited Edition
by E.W. Wright
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New York: Antiquarian Press Ltd., 1961. Quarto, 22.5 x 32 cm. xxiii i 494 pp. Limited edition; one of 750 unnumbered copies. Full gray cloth-covered boards; front board decorated in blue; spine stamped in blue and gilt. Top edge blue. Lacking a... (read more)

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Building Skin-On-Frame Boats: Building on a Ten-Thousand Year Tradition 1st Edition
Building Skin-On-Frame Boats: Building on a Ten-Thousand Year Tradition 1st Edition
by Robert Morris
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This book is a goldmine for experienced and novice boat builders and wanna-be boat builders alike. Based on classic skin-on-frame boat building techniques of the Inuit, learn step-by-step how to construct seven boat styles, from a kayak to a canoe to a... (read more)

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Unique Handmade Books
Unique Handmade Books
by Alisa Golden
Publisher Comments
"Good looking book that includes respected artists as contributors/collaborators. Thoroughly enjoyable...inspiring examples. A good balance between methods and ideas-it would take years to explore all the options."-Textile Fiber Forum. "[There's] much on... (read more)

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Collectible - Hardcover

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La Langue Primitive de la Chaldee et les Idiomes Touraniens: Etude de Philologie et d'Histoire Suivie d'un Glossaire Accadien
La Langue Primitive de la Chaldee et les Idiomes Touraniens: Etude de Philologie et d'Histoire Suivie d'un Glossaire Accadien
by Francois Lenormant
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Paris: Maisonneuve & Cie. 1875. Quarter bound in contemporary brown morocco showing much wear to joints though the binding remains firm. 455 pp. 2 plates. MPA/kb... (read more)

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How to Stop Worrying & Start Living Signed 1st Edition
How to Stop Worrying & Start Living Signed 1st Edition
by Dale Carnegie
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New York: Simon and Schuster 1948 1st Edition Signed 306pp; red cloth stamped in gilt; signed by Carnegie on the verso of the front advertisement page. Boards show edgewear; damp stain along head and front joint; previous owner's bookplate appears on the... (read more)

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Playing with Books: The Art of Upcycling, Deconstructing, & Reimagining the Book
Playing with Books: The Art of Upcycling, Deconstructing, & Reimagining the Book
by Jason Thompson
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In these pages, Jason Thompson has curated an extensive and artistic range of both achievable upcycled crafts made from books and book pages and an amazing gallery that contains thought-provoking and beautiful works that transform books into art.  ... (read more)

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Collectible - Trade Paper

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The New York Public Library's Books of the Century
The New York Public Library's Books of the Century
by Elizabet Diefendorf
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A result of the outcome of a survey presented to the librarians of The New York Public Library on the occasion of its centennial anniversary, this book takes readers on a thought-provoking tour of the last 100 years, through the medium of the printed... (read more)

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Les Veillees du Chateau, ou, Cours de Morale a l'Usage des Enfans, 4 Volumes in 2, 5th Edition
Les Veillees du Chateau, ou, Cours de Morale a l'Usage des Enfans, 4 Volumes in 2, 5th Edition
by Mme la Comtesse de Genlis
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Berlin & Leipzig: H A Koechly 1827. 5th edition. 8vo. four volumes in two. Later marbled paper over boards leather title labels on spines. Text in French. Extremities rubbed. Lacking half-titles. Prelims lightly foxed. Good condition. Madame La Comtesse... (read more)

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