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1641 Pang-Mei, Natasha Chang BOUND FEET & WESTERN DRESS
New York Doubleday 1996 0385479638 / 9780385479639 Second Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Fine+ dust jacket  
This book is fine except for a blemish spot on the front free end paper that probably came with the paper. Dust jacket is fine plus and unclipped. Together, tight , bright, clean, unmarked, and unread as received from the distributor. Story of a Chinese woman who grew up between the end of the days of the Emperor and the beginning of the Revolution, who was a bank manager in the 1930's, had been married to a famous Chinese poet, refused to have her feet bound, and fought against other traditions.. ; 8vo  
Price: 12.00 USD
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1642 Pankey, Eric FOR THE NEW YEAR Poems by Eric Pankey
New York Atheneum 1984 0689115075 / 9780689115073 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket  
Tight, bright, clean hardback book in unclipped dust jacket. Winner of the Walt Whitman Award. Blue cloth cover would be near fine except for some sunning along top edge. The jacket shows a touch of edge wear. Looks bright and is now protected in see-through, removable mylar jacket cover. Very clean end papers and pages. Possibly unread. ; 8vo  
Price: 22.00 USD
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1643 Paretsky, Sara HARD TIME A V. I. Warshawski Novel
New York Delacorte Press 1999 0385313632 / 9780385313636 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket  
SIGNED. Fine hardback book in find dust jacket. Very clean, no writing, no marks. Probably unread. Unclipped dust jacket is equally clean and crisp. There is a touch of rubbing on the back panel. Protected in a new mylar see-through, removable cover. SIGNED; 8vo; Signed by Author  
Price: 27.00 USD
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1644 Parker, Dorothy DEATH AND TAXES
New York The Sun Dial Press 1959 Later Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket  
Hardback book of Parker's poetry. Black cloth book covers with fading to the gilt title and design on spine. There is also an embossed design on the cover. The cover has slight rubbing. The end papers have some stain from the glue used in the in the binding. There is a former owner name on the front end paper with a 1942 date. All pages are very clean and crisp. ; Small 8vo  
Price: 14.00 USD
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1645 Parker, Robert B. SUDDEN MISCHIEF A Spenser Novel
New York, NY G. P. Putnam's Sons 1998 039914370x / 9780399143700 First Edition Softcover Fine with no dust jacket  
SIGNED first edition Uncorrected Proof in softcover. SIGNED on the first page. Very tight, clean, bright, and crisp. ; 8vo; Signed by Author  
Price: 29.00 USD
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1646 Parks, Gordon A POET AND HIS CAMERA
New York, NY Viking 1969 Fourth Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket  
This is a fourth printing hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book would be fine if not for a former owner hand made gift card pasted on the end paper and a date written in the corner. The covers are still very brightly white with a tight binding, square corners, clean inside and out. The dust jacket has the price clipped and has light edge wear all around. There are two closed tears on the back panel. Stephen Spender and Philip Kunhardt wrote the Preface and Introduction. Photography by Parks; 8vo  
Price: 18.00 USD
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1647 Parks, Gordon BORN BLACK
Philadelphia J B Lippincott Co 1978 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket  
Tight, bright, clean hardback book would be fine if not for former owner name on half title page. Dust jacket is unclipped, clean, and bright, but has dime size chips on upper front and upper back panel each. Parks memoirs of men and woman of the black revolution of the 60's. ; 8vo  
Price: 65.00 USD
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1648 Parr, Mary JAMES JOYCE: THE POETRY OF CONSCIENCE
Milwaukee Inland Press 1961 Illustrated by Karl Priebe. 
This is a first edition hardcover book in a dust jacket that appears to be signed/inscribed by the author. The book is in fine condition with a tight binding, clean covers, clean pages and with no other marks or writing other than the inscription. The unclipped dust jacket is equally crisp and clean. There is a five panel fold-out in the rear of the book - a copy of a schematic for Ulysses prepared for Sylvia Beach by Joyce. The work is presented in two parts - Bloom as Clown and Poetry of Conscience. Art by Karl Priebe. ; Signed by Author  
Price: 31.00 USD
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1649 Parsons, E. Dudley SEEING MINNEAPOLIS
Minneaopolis, MN 1948 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a hardcover book without a dust jacket. Historical facts and stories are told in scenarios in which the author is the historian and tour guide for his grandchildren. They travel the city going over old stagecoach routes. Since it is from 1944, the transportation to the starting point of an adventure is by streetcar. The cover is a bright red cloth with a gilt title with a border around it. The cover is bright and clean except that there are some marks on the cover that are noticeable when the book is held to the light. Some spots have affected the sheen of the cloth. The end papers are bright and clean, however there is an small sized Indian name stamped in using purple ink (on both the front and rear pasted down end paper) . The interior pages are bright and crisp. There are no marks or writing. There are some photo illustrations in black and white of places described. One is the statue of Hiawatha and a few lines from Longfellow. There is also an Index. ; 8vo; 44 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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1650 Parton, James SOME NOTED PRINCES, AUTHORS, AND STATESMEN OF OUR TIME
New York Thomas Y. Crowell & Co 1885 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket  
Tight, bright, clean hardback book. Brown cloth with beveled edges, bright gilt titles with gilt and black portraits and flourishes on cover. Little bubbles in places where glue raised. Slight. Small label of former owner on front pasted down end paper. Floral end papers. Clean pages. Some portraits and in text illustrations. Reminiscence s and recollections by the featured person or about the person. Dickens, Hugo, Carlyle, Scott, Emerson, Prince of Wales, Queen Victoria, Lincoln, and more. ; 8vo; 354 pages  
Price: 25.00 USD
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1651 Parvencher, Rose-Marie MOUSE CLEANING
New York, NY Henry Holt & Company 2001 0805062408 / 9780805062403 First Edition Hardcover Fine+ in Near Fine dust jacket Illustrated by Bernadette Pons 
This is First Edition hardcover book with a dust jacket. It is in near fine condition. The book is tight, bright, crisp, clean. There are no marks or writing. The pages and end papers are also crisp and clean. The dust jacket is like new except for a hard to see, small v shape chip at the top of the spine. The color of the book binding and the jacket are well designed so the that the chip doesn't show up, plus the jacket is covered with a new archivall see-through, and removable mylar protector. The original price is present; no clipping. Well cared for. . ; 4to 
Price: 19.90 USD
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1652 Pasternak, Boris SEVEN POEMS
Santa Barbara Unicorn Press 1972 Second Edition Hardcover Fine 
Hardbound book of poems in fine condition. Includes the following poems: Poem; My Sister Life, Lessons in English; Winter Night; Night Without Breath; In the Forest; Poem to Pushkin. Sandy orange cloth boards, red endpapers. Part of the Unicorn Keepsakes series. Crisp, clean, and bright. Handcrafted collectible edition with beautiful attention to detail -- truly a keepsake for a lover of Pasternak's poetry. According to the credits, "Hand-set in Eric Gill's 'Joanna' type, hand-printed on Fiesta Text paper, and hand-bound in Bradford Buckham fabric at Unicorn Press by Danci Mock. " ; 12mo 
Price: 45.00 USD
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1653 Pate, Alexs D. LOSING ABSALOM
Minneapolis, MN Coffee House Press 1994 1566890179 / 9781566890175 First Edition Hardcover; First Printing Fine in Near Fine dust jacket  
SIGNED Tight, bright, clean hardback book is SIGNED on title page. Author wrote Amisted, taught writing at the U of MN, is a performance artist. Unclipped dust jacket has one short closed tear at bottom of rear outside edge. Light rubbing. ; 8vo  
Price: 45.00 USD
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1654 Paulos, John Allen BEYOND NUMERACY Ruminations of a Numbers Man
New York, NY Alfred A Knopf 1991 0394586409 / 9780394586403 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a First Edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book would be considered in fine condition if not for three small, tasteful former ownership stamps on the end papers and half-title page. The book is in a tight binding with straight corners, very clean inside and out. Th eunclipped dust jacket is equally crisp and clean. Profusely illustrated with graphs, charts, diagrams, formulas, and line drawings. ; 8vo; 285 pages  
Price: 16.00 USD
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1655 Paulos, Martha INSECTASIDES Great Poets on Man's Pest Friend
New York, NY Viking Studio Books 1994 0670855677 / 9780670855674 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket  
First edition hardcover book with dust jacket. This is a very clean, bright, and tight hardcover book with no marks or writing. The equally bright and clean unclipped dust jacket has a closed tear and a wrinkle on the top edge and bottom edge of front panel , but neither is noticeable in the mylar. See-through, removable protector. The books contains the words of famous poets on the subject of insects - from Blake to Neruda to Plath to Burns. Eighteen poets are included. ; 8vo  
Price: 15.00 USD
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1656 Peabody, Lucy W. TARO AND UME Japanese Juniors and Christmas in Japan
North Cambridge, MA Central Commitee On The United Study Of Foreign Missions 1926 Hardcover 
This is a small hardcover book without a dust jacket. The book has a tight binding. The covers are paper covered book boards with a decorated border. There is a 5 cent price on the back cover in ink. There is no wearto describe. The interior pages are clean. There are no other marks or writing. The book is illustrated with photographs and simple, single colored drawings.. The first story in the book is about Taro and Ume. The second story is Christmas in Japan. A little of the Japanese culture is indicated, but through the eyes of an Westerner in the early part of the 20th century. ; Everyland Children; Photographs; 12mo; 57 pages  
Price: 22.00 USD
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1657 Pearce, John LOOK MUM I'M FLYING
London Horwitz Publications 1969 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket  
Hardback book in a dust jacket. This is a very good plus book, clean, bright, tight with a hint of corner bumps on the top. There is a tiny rectangle residue of a price sticker on the front end paper. The paper is discoloring slightly and evenly from possibly the grade of paper used. The unclipped dust jacket show edge and corner wear and some rubbing of the color layer of the paper, but looks brighter in a see through protector. Timeless humor about flying and pilots. Australian humor and lingo. ; 8vo  
Price: 16.00 USD
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1658 Pearson, Dr. with Drs. Murray, Atkinson, Lowe, Harbaugh, Law, Dickson, Etc. SPECIAL REPOR ON DISEASES OF CATTLE Revised Edition
Washington, D C Government Printing Office 1904 Hardcover 
This is a hardcover book bound in brown cloth with gilt titles on the spine. The binding is tight. There is a minum of wear on the edges of the cover. The end papers are clean and without writing except for a former owner name, place, and date of 1904. The pages are very clean. There are full page illustrations on heavy paper, most in black ink on white or tinted backgrounds. There are also many plates in color (chromolithograph) . Someone has added an x-ray of a foot? Nicely cared for book.; 8vo; 533 pages  
Price: 22.00 USD
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A NEW GUIDE FOR EMIGRANTS TO THE WEST, Containing Sketches of Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Arkansas, with the Territory of Wisconsin and the Adjacent Parts, Peck, J. M.
1659 Peck, J. M. A NEW GUIDE FOR EMIGRANTS TO THE WEST, Containing Sketches of Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Arkansas, with the Territory of Wisconsin and the Adjacent Parts
Boston Gould, Kendall & Lincoln 1837 Second Edition Hardcover 
This is a Second Edition hardcover book without a dust jacket bound in dark green cloth with an ornate blindstamped pattern on the covers and a (still bright) gilt title on the spine. There is some light rubbing to boards and some mild shelfwear at edges. The binding is tight, the spine and corners are straight, the pages are clean, however, there is moderate even foxing throughout. (Foxing - light brown spotting caused by impurities in the paper, or from binding, or the environment. ) A previous owner has written their name in ink at the top of the title page. There are a few pencil notes at the top of the Table of Contents page showing place of purchase in 1920. Well cared for. ; 16mo; 381 pages 
Price: 395.00 USD
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1660 Peirce, Neal R. THE MOUNTAIN STATES OF AMERICA People, Politics, and Power in the Eight Rocky Mountain States
New York, NY W. W. Norton & Company 1972 0393052559 / 9780393052558 First Edition Hardcover 
Special bookplate of Alfred Mossman Landon. This is a First Edition hardcover book with a dust jacket that has the bookplate of Alf Landon who was a Kansas Governor and the Republican Party nominee for President against Franklin Roosevelt in 1936. The book is in fine condition in a handsome dark blue cloth cover. Tight bright crisp clean. The end papers are a pictorial map of the US with the states covered in this book in green. The bookplate is on the half-title page at a slight angle. It is scenic within an ornate border with Alfred Mossman Landon in large print. The end papers are free of marks or writing. The pages are very clean. The book doesn't appear to be read - very crisp. The dust jacket is equally crisp and clean except for a ripple to the rear bottom edge. The price is unclipped, however there is a clipped corner at the bottom of the jacket flap. The jacket is protected in a new archival see-through, removablle mylar cover. ; 8vo; 317 pages 
Price: 47.00 USD
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