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Exploring the Earth and the Cosmos - The Growth and Future of Human Knowledge, Asimov, Isaac
1 Exploring the Earth and the Cosmos - The Growth and Future of Human Knowledge
Asimov, Isaac
New York Crown 1988 0517546671 / 9780517546673 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition (first printing, with full number line) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean dark blue boards with red cloth spine, blue metallic lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 339 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped; slightest hint of light surface rubbing. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026070

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The Advancement of Learning, Bacon, Francis
2 The Advancement of Learning
Bacon, Francis
London J. M. Dent & Sons 1962 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean dark navy cloth boards with copper lettering on spine. No bumping, fraying or cracking. Binding is tight and square. Very tiny neatly penned date on front fixed endpaper. Pages and edges are clean and bright; no writing or bookplates. Edited with an introduction by G. W. Kitchin. 246 pgs. with index. Unfaded dustjacket has very shallow chipping to top/base of spine, (no larger than 1/8"). Very light surface wear to panels. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 5" x 7-1/4". Literature. 014616

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The Land of Rumbelow, Baker, Carlos
3 The Land of Rumbelow
Baker, Carlos
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1963 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, first printing, with "A" on copyright page. Unfaded red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear; tiny bump to one corner tip. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 370 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, one very short edge tear at top rear panel edge, with just a hint of edge wear. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A novel about a man who has slowly surrendered to an overwhelming belief in the evil of human life, but who, due to events and circumstances, emerges from a personal hell into light and life. 8vo. Fiction. 016407

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The Bridal Bed, Braddock, Joseph
4 The Bridal Bed
Braddock, Joseph
New York John Day 1961 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket 
"First American Edition" on copyright page in very clean unclipped jacket. Clean beige cloth boards with maroon lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (some tanning to pages). Small previous owner name and date ink-stamped at top edge of front free endpaper. 255 pp. with index. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped (4.50 on front inside flap), unchipped, no tears, slight rubbing to front flap fold edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of human marriage from its primitive beginnings to the present day. The author looks at the changing human relationships in marriage as the bride rose from chattel to partner. 020083

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Savage Sleep, Brand, Millen
5 Savage Sleep
Brand, Millen
New York Crown Publishers 1968 First Hardcover Near Fine near fine Jacket 
First Edition, in original jacket. Clean burgundy cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean burgundy endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 465 pgs. Clean unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with two very tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. One of the most penetrating novels ever written about the human mind, particularly the healing of the svage sleep of pschosis. Author takes the reader behind the scenes into a state hospital and a center of psychiatric research and teaching. 018164

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Black Ship to Hell, Brophy, Brigid
6 Black Ship to Hell
Brophy, Brigid
New York Harcourt Brace & World 1962 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
"First American Edition" stated on copyright page. Clean unfaded blue-black cloth boards with unchipped gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 492 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with slightest hint of edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A book which analyzes the origins, history, and manifestations of the destructive impulse that exists in human beings. 018509

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Cosmic Canticle, Cardenal,  Ernesto
7 Cosmic Canticle
Cardenal, Ernesto
Connecticut Curbstone Press 1993 1880684071 / 9781880684078 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First U.S. Edition, in clean unclipped jacket. Translated by by John Lyons. Clean orange boards with black cloth spine, gold metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 490 pages. Clean jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (24.95 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Small newspaper article on the author enclosed from 2/10/95 "Noted Nicaraguan Priest Backing New Left Party." Written over a thirty year period, Cosmic Canticle is the crowning achievement of Ernesto Cardenal, one of the towering international figures in 20th century poetry. In this epic poem, Cardenal explores Latin American history by relating the evolution of the Universe to the development of human understanding. 022507

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Flat Rock Journal: A Day in the Ozark Mountains, Carey, Ken
8 Flat Rock Journal: A Day in the Ozark Mountains
Carey, Ken
Harpercollins 1994 0062510061 / 9780062510068 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean beige boards with gray-beige cloth spine, stamped metallic lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. As new condition. All pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Text design and page decorations by Eric Holub. 230 pages. Clean bright dust jacket has no wear, no chips, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A memoir of place, relationships, and the hardships and delights of rural life, Ken Carey's journal of a daylong spiritual journey through the forest instills a sense of ancient geologic time, wonder for the natural environment, and a heartfelt appreciation for human nature. 026540

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Wild Heritage, Carrighar, Sally
9 Wild Heritage
Carrighar, Sally
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1965 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket Rachel S. Horne, Illustrator 
Stated First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean beige cloth boards with stamped silver lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Nicely illustrated by Rachel S. Horne. 276 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, very slight surface wear at top spine edge, no tears, nice photo and brief bio of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An intrigueing book on animal behavior, showing how close our behavior is to that of other animals and how much we can discover from them about ourselves. 026646

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Gettysburg The Final Fury, Catton, Bruce
10 Gettysburg The Final Fury
Catton, Bruce
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1974 0385020600 / 9780385020602 Third printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Third printing, in original dustjacket and slipcase. Very clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers illustrated with maps (small return address label at top edge of front free endpaper - no other marks). 114 pp. with index. Illustrated with stunning black & white photographs (41 illustrations and 5 maps). Clean dustjacket is unchipped, with a few tiny closed edge tears. In clean illustrated slipcase (no cracking or chipping). In this battle account, Bruce Catton has clarified for all time the causes of the conflict; he has narrated and analyzed the course of events, paying full heed to the human tragedies; he has examined the military and political consequences of Gettysburg. 017745

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The Ramsden Case, Chandler, David
11 The Ramsden Case
Chandler, David
New York Simon & Schuster 1967 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean golden brown cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (small remainder mark on bottom page edges). Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 382 pages. Dustjacket is not price clipped (5.95 on front inside flap), is clean with slight age-toning, a few tiny shallow chips at top spine edge, a few very short closed edge tears. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel which focuses on a murder trial in a small Southern U.S. town, a case which penetrates the cliches of race relations and of human relations. 021248

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A Glimpse of Sion's Glory & Other Stories, Colegate, Isabel
12 A Glimpse of Sion's Glory & Other Stories
Colegate, Isabel
New York Viking Press 1985 0-670-80897-0 / 9780670808977 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Clean cream colored boards with black cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean. 153 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, very short closed edge tear at top edge of rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Three long and beautiful stories: A beautiful girl of Bohemian habits precipitates an uncontrollable drama in a quiet provinicial town in 1938; an American scientist's expedition to Siberia in the early 1950s seems to open a completely unexpected possibility for the human species; and a brilliant young man, marked early as "promising," fails to chart his course--or his love--as he lives through the turbulent 1960s and 70s. 8vo. Short Stories. 012727

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The Twilight of the Primitive, Cotlow, Lewis
13 The Twilight of the Primitive
Cotlow, Lewis
New York Macmillan 1971 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, "First Printing" stated on copyright page. Clean brown cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and address neatly penned at top corner of front free endpaper; no other marks. 257 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs (color and black & white). Clean unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A distinguished explorer revisits the primitive people of Africa, the Arctic, New Guinea and the Upper Amazon. 017521

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14 The Riverkeepers
Cronin, John and Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.
New York Scribners 1997 0-684-83908-3 / 9780684839080 First Hardbound Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
302 pgs. Nr Fine in Nr Fine DJ - archival quality mylar cover Two Activists Fight to Reclaim Our Environment As a Basic Human Right. Clean, tight book in unchipped, unchipped dustjacket. 8vo. Ecology. 002307

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Scattered Like Seeds: A Novel, Dallal, Shaw J
15 Scattered Like Seeds: A Novel
Dallal, Shaw J
Syracuse, NY Syracuse University Press 1998 0815605536 / 9780815605539 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, second printing in as new condition. Clean rust brown cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 335 pp. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An historical novel which places a human face on the decades-long conflict between Jews and Palestinians. 019555

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The Next Million Years, Darwin, Charles Galton
16 The Next Million Years
Darwin, Charles Galton
London Rupert Hart-Davis 1952 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated Second Impression in clean original dust jacket. Immaculately clean rust brown cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. As new condition, no fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 210 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, small price clip to front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The distinguished natural scientist and grandson of his famous namesake, has here set himself the task of predicting the future of the human race over the course of the next million years. His conclusions, logical and inescapable as they seem, will probably shock most readers. 026224

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17 In Search of Human Nature: The Decline and Revival of Darwinism in American Social Thought
Degler, Carl N.
New York/Oxford Oxford University Press 1991 0-19-506380-5 / 9780195063806 First Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean green boards with black cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 400 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Social Science. 008535

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Nile, Devine, Laurie
18 Nile
Devine, Laurie
New York Simon & Schuster 1983 0-671-45170-7 / 9780671451707 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean green-gray boards with clean gold cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 476 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A sweeping multi-generational saga which captures unforgettably the human underpinnings of the Middle East today. 8vo. Fiction. 014009

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Human Nature and Conduct An Introduction to Social Psychology, Dewey, John
19 Human Nature and Conduct An Introduction to Social Psychology
Dewey, John
New York Modern Library 1962 Reprint Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 173. Clean unfaded red cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. Toledano spine no. 8. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean black top-stained page edges. Clean Kent illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 336 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (1.95 on front inside flap), unchipped, two very short closed edge tears. 408 titles listed on verso of dustjacket. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. One of John Dewey's most important books, with a special introduction by the author for this edition. 017504

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20 The Human Side of Birds
Dixon, Royal
New York Frederick A Stokes Company 1917 First Hard Cover Good No Dustjacket Jacket S. H. Wainwright, Jr., Illustrator 
Green cloth boards have light soiling, some fraying to spine edges, two small nicks to spine edges. Clean paste-on color illustration on cover (unchipped). Binding is tight & square, there is cracking to paper at hinges, but still firmly attached. Pages are clean and bright, no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs and color illustrations by S. H. Wainwright, Jr. 8vo. Birds. 008808

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