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The Glass of Fashion - Some Social Reflections, A Gentleman with A Duster
1 The Glass of Fashion - Some Social Reflections
A Gentleman with A Duster
New York G. P. Putnam's Sons 1921 First Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
First Edition. Green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Very light soiling, small spot of wear-through to one corner tip. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. Frontispiece illustration with tissue guard. Many additional illustrations. 176 pages. 024088

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The Automobile Club of Egypt: A novel, Alaa Al Aswany
2 The Automobile Club of Egypt: A novel
Alaa Al Aswany
New York Alfred A. Knopf 2015 0307957217 / 9780307957214 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First U.S. Edition in brand new condition. Very clean yellow boards with deeper yellow cloth spine bright gold lettering on spine. No wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. 475 pages. Clean bright dust jacket has no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026206

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Beach Holidays from Portugal to Israel, Bernarde, Melvin and Anita
3 Beach Holidays from Portugal to Israel
Bernarde, Melvin and Anita
New York Dodd Mead 1974 0-396-06891-X / 9780396068914 First Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket Signed
Clean black cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. SIGNED by authors and dated on front free endpaper. 272 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs and maps. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A lively, informal guide to carefully chosen beaches in Portugal, Spain, France, Sardinia, Elba, Yugoslavia, Malta, Cyprus, Turkey and Israel. Included are both low cost lodgings and luxury hotels, pristine beaches and active social spots. Basic information on transportation, climate, points of interest, accomodations and more. 8vo. Travel. 008193

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Emissaries: The Overseas Work of The American YWCA 1895-1970, Boyd, Nancy
4 Emissaries: The Overseas Work of The American YWCA 1895-1970
Boyd, Nancy
New York, New York, U.S.A. The Woman's Press 1986 0-9614878-0-1 / 9780961487805 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
First Edition. Clean unfaded red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 337 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, has several closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Between 1895 and 1970 9ver 800 professional female staff served overseas as educators, social workers, public health experts, camp directors, managers of hostels, and agricultural advisors. All served under the YWCA rubric, and this book outlines their mission and circumstances which were arduous, sometimes dangerous, and occasionally fatal. Approx. 6-1/2" x 9-1/2". Religion. 016925

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These English, Braden, Bernard
5 These English
Braden, Bernard
Toronto McClelland & Stewart 1948 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Jacket John A. Hall, Illustrator 
First Canadian Edition in original dust jacket. Very clean rose red cloth boards with black title box, bright gold lettering on spine. Top and bottom spine edges very lightly bumped, no fraying, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. 240 pgs. with illustrations by John A. Hall. Clean dustjacket has very shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edge, short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. An adaptation of Bernard Braden's C.B.C. programs of similar title, and was the result of thousands of requests from radio listeners tha these broadcasts be put in permanent form. Mr. Braden visited England in the summer of 1947 where he obtained interviews with people prominent in the political, economic and social reconstruction of England. 5-1/2" x 8". Great Britain. 016961

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6 A Few Brass Tacks
Bromfield, Louis
New York/ London Harper & Brothers 1946 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in unclipped jacket. Black cloth boards with gold title box on spine. No bumping or wear. Faintest hint of light soiling. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 303 pgs. Unchipped dustjacket is not price clipped, with just a hint of slightest edge wear and very slight soiling, one 1/4" closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Louis Bromfield, Pulitzer Prize winning author, on some answers to the political, economic and social problems of America and the world. 8vo. Essays. 015617

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A Few Brass Tacks, Bromfield, Louis
7 A Few Brass Tacks
Bromfield, Louis
New York Harper & Brothers 1946 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in original jacket. Clean black cloth boards with gold title box on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 303 pp. Clean dustjacket is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, clean (age-toning to white rear panel), shallow chipping to top spine edge, fading to red background on spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Louis Bromfield's essays on the political, economic and social problems of the time (and of ours). 020813

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One Woman's Arctic, Burnford, Sheila
8 One Woman's Arctic
Burnford, Sheila
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1973 0316117161 / 9780316117166 First Unknown Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First American Edition in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Clean orange cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Clean map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 234 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket has slight fading to lettering on spine, is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The record of two idyllic summers spent close to the North Pole in the Eskimo community of Pond Inlet. It is also a knowing and sympathetic study of the Inuit (Eskimos) themselves. Mrs. Burnford warmly admires her friends' remarkable gifts as mechanics, artists, and hunters; she enjoys their courage, their gaiety, their wise way with children, and she respects the social delicacy of a people who believe that the gross and impetuous white man is the descendant of dogs. 026390

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9 Paradise Planters: The Story of Brook Farm
Burton, Katherine
Longmans, Green & Co. 1939 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 336 pgs. with index. 8vo. Sociology. 008383

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The Emperor of Ocean Park, Carter, Stephen L.
10 The Emperor of Ocean Park
Carter, Stephen L.
New York Alfred A. Knopf 2002 0-375-41363-4 / 9780375413636 First Hard Cover Near Fine Fine Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition, signed by author. Clean unfaded red boards with black spine, bright silver lettering on spine. Hint of slightest surface wear to corners. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page. No other marks, writing or bookplates. 657 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Author's first novel which won great reviews, this is a novel of suspense as well as a work of astute social observation. Set in two privileged worlds: the upper crust African American society of the eastern seaboard--old families who summer on Martha's Vineyard--and the inner circle of an Ivy League law school. 8vo. Fiction. 015567

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Daughter of Strangers, Coker, Elizabeth Boatwright
11 Daughter of Strangers
Coker, Elizabeth Boatwright
New York E. P. Dutton 1950 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page in unclipped jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fading or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 383 pp. Dust jacket with lovely wrap-around illustration is quite clean, not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), has a few very tiny edge chips and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A dramatic novel of life on various social levels on the great plantations of the Old South. 020322

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Poor Richard's Politicks - Benjamin Franklin and His New American Order, Conner, Paul W.
12 Poor Richard's Politicks - Benjamin Franklin and His New American Order
Conner, Paul W.
New York Oxford University Press 1965 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 285 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A systematic examination of the political and social thought of Benjamin Franklin and a brilliant exposition of the political ideas of his era. 024518

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Loose Change - Three Women of the Sixties, Davidson, Sara
13 Loose Change - Three Women of the Sixties
Davidson, Sara
Garden City, NY Doubleday 1977 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Clean unfaded orange boards with black cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with many black and white photographs from the era. Dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, has slight age-toning - full rear panel photograph of author. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A book about three women and what happened to them during a unique and turbulent decade in America in the 1960's. 026491

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14 Existentialism: Disintegration of Man's Soul
De Ruggiero, Guido
New York Social Sciences Publishers 1948 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean green cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with slight offsets (shadows) to a couple of pages from clippings that were enclosed. Small previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper behind dustjacket inside flap. 96 pgs. 8vo. Philosophy. 010750

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15 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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Human Nature and Conduct An Introduction to Social Psychology, Dewey, John
16 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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Social Anthropology of North American Tribes, Eggan, Fred (Editor)
17 Social Anthropology of North American Tribes
Eggan, Fred (Editor)
Chicago University of Chicago Press 1955 Second edition Hardcover Very Good no dustjacket 
Second Edition (enlarged edition). Blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. One tiny edge nick to bottom board edge (pencil point size), no bumping or fraying. Hint of very light soiling. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blue top-stained page edges. 574 pgs. with index. 018235

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What We Wore: an Offbeat Social History of Women's Clothing, 1950 to 1980, Ellen Melinkoff
18 What We Wore: an Offbeat Social History of Women's Clothing, 1950 to 1980
Ellen Melinkoff
William Morrow & Co 1984 0688022286 / 9780688022280 First Unknown Near Fine 
Very clean first printing (Quill edition). Softcover with no chipping, creasing or curling. Size approx. 5-1/2" x 8-1/4". Pages and edges are clean, with no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with many black and white photographs. 203 pages. 026373

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The Monochrome Society, Etzioni, Amitai
19 The Monochrome Society
Etzioni, Amitai
Princeton/Oxford Princeton University Press 2001 0-691-07090-3 / 9780691070902 First Hard Cover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean beige cloth boards with metallic lettering on spine. No fraying or wear; tiny bump to one corner tip. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean black endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 309 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Social Conditions. 015417

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Walking to Listen - 4,000 Miles Across America, One Story At A Time, Forsthoefel, Andrew
20 Walking to Listen - 4,000 Miles Across America, One Story At A Time
Forsthoefel, Andrew
New York Bloomsbury 2017 1632867001 / 9781632867001 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean bright yellow-gold boards with gold lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean map-illustrated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 371 pages + Bibliography and "About the Author." Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no fading, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. At 23, Andrew Forsthoefel walked out the back door of his home in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, with a backpack, an audio recorder, his copies of Whitman and Rilke, and a sign that read "Walking to Listen." He had just graduated from Middlebury College and was ready to begin his adult life, but he didn't know how. So he decided he'd walk. And listen. It would be a cross-country quest for guidance, and everyone he met would be his guide. 025214

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