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781 Fernandes Guedes, Jayme (President) ATLAS COROGRAFICO DA CULTURA CAFEEIRA (COFFEE BRAZIL) Estado Do Rio De Janeiro
Rio DE Janeiro, Brazil Departamento Nacional Do Cafe 1943 Hardcover 
This is a large hardcover book / atlas. It contain statistics of the coffee industry in the State of Rio de Janeiro (for 1941? ) . The statistics are shown in an art and graphics style, plus tables. It is a delightful look at the results of the coffee production by municipalities. The cover is a thin book-board covered in paper with a lithographic image of the State in pastel colors showing the ocean and surrounding States. The first page show the sales and distributor locations (US, Argentina, South Africa) . There is a Preface by the President of the National Department of Coffee (shown as the publisher) . There are approximately 78 pages. The first 11 pages show statistics in graphics for the entire State. There maps, simple art images, and a shadow outline of Brazil with the statistics in graphics and and detail in tables. The art images are small drawings in color of plantataions and little scenes of life. Each of the remaining pages that follow show statistics by municipalities. Statistics are shown in simple picture form with tables on the reverse. The graphics in color show the number of growers, coffee bean plants, workers (homens, mulheres, meninos, meninas) , heritage of workers (Brasileiros, Italianos, Portugueses, Espanhois, Turco-Arabes, 'other') , and what possibly translates to Capital Investments. There is a name that appears to be the artist's name on the cover - Ennio Soares? The book is 10" high x 14 inches wide. The spine is linen (no title - the title is on the front cover. ) The cover has wear edge. There are some chips of the paper that cover the book boards. The paper on the edges is missing in a few places.. The corners are slightly bumped and worn through. It appears the book was designed with a modest budget for the binding. However, the binding is tight, there are no loose pages. There is a slight curve to the cover of the front edge of the front cover. The end papers are clean. There are no marks or writing. The interior pages are clean and without wear, however the paper used is starting to discolor (from possible acidic content) . It might also have had a beige tone when printed. The back cover has a logo for Estatistica DNC and a small one for Servico Grafico IBGE. This book will not fit the U. S. Post office flat rate envelope when shipped internationally. Ask for estimate for international shipping. Light weight. ; 4to  
Price: 145.00 USD
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782 Ferraro, Geraldin CHANGING HISTORY Women, Power and Politics
Wakefield, RI Moyer Bell 1993 155921077x / 9781559210775 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket  
This is a fine hardcover book with a fine dust jacket. Tight, bright, and clean with no marks or writing and just a hint on rubbing on the dark purple glossy paper of the jacket.. Very crisp. Preface is by Ann Richards when she was Governor of Texas. ; 8vo  
Price: 19.00 USD
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783 Field, Eugene THE STARS: A Slumber Story
New York New Amsterdam Book Company 1901 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a small hardcover book without a dust jacket. The book is bright, tight, and clean. The covers are gray paper covered, barely a touch of wear. The title on the front cover is white ink - a tiny portion of the white border around the title is missing. The end papers and pages are free of marks or writing. The fore edges are untrimmed as designed. Crisp, sharp - the book has been well cared for. ; 8vo; 70 pages  
Price: 40.00 USD
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THE SUGAR-PLUM TREE And Other Verses , Field, Eugene
784 Field, Eugene THE SUGAR-PLUM TREE And Other Verses
Akron, Ohio Saalfield Publishing 1930 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket  Illustrated by Fern Bisel Peat 
Hard cover with well worn edges and corners, Paper decorated covers with a spot on back where paper has lifted. Lightly soiled on front, more soiled on back. Cloth spine is worn at top and bottom and has been repaired.. Clean end papers and clean throughout. Looks better than described and now protected from further dings in mylar protective jacket. Delightful verse - delightful large color and black and white illustrations by one of the best illustrators. Includes Wynken, Blynken, and Nod, The Naughty Doll, and The Duel (between the gingham dog and the calico cat) , plus Fiddle-Dee-Dee. Color pictorial covers of one of Peats' memorable illustrations. ; 4to  
Price: 110.00 USD
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785 Field, Eugene THE TEMPTATIONS OF FRIAR GONSOL. A STORY OF THE DEVIL, TWO SAINTS AND A BOOKE.
Wshington, D. C. Woodward & Lothrop 1900 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a Limited Edition book (#206 of 300) , hand-set on hand made paper in two colors of a work authored by Eugene Field. There is a Preface providing background, a frontispiece of Field, some little drawings and photos. The book also includes an eight panel fold out of pages fromm the Field manuscript. The cover is think board covered in beige paper with a shadow of an illustration showing through of a devil and a friar. The condition is near fine in some ways - ribbon binding, pages, illustrations, end papers - tight, bright crisp. There is a touch of wear at three of the corners - paper frayed at the tips. There is a neat repair at the top and bottom of the spine. The most serious is the fold-out. The paper used is a little brittle compared to the pages and is torn leaving three sections that have been laid in. It can be easily reinforced with archival tape for those who wish to read this manuscript which was published in the Sharps and Flats column of the Chicago Daily News. The publisher-editor's markings are also shown. There is a trace of a pencil price erasure and no other marks or writing. Quite clean throughout. In this story of the two friars and how they lost the rarest book in all the world, the two sains are 'slightly disquised members of the "Saints and Sinners Club" (Chicago) . ; 8vo 
Price: 165.00 USD
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786 Fiffer, Sharon Sloan and Steve Fiffer (editors) HOME American Writers Remember Rooms of Their Own
New York Pantheon Books 1995 0679442065 / 9780679442066 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket  
Find hardback book in a fine dust jacket. Tight, bright, clean throughout. Small faint indent on dust jacket barely noticeable and slight wrinkle to the jacket on the back panel out of sight on this transparent vellum paper jacket.. Eighteen writers describe their memories of a room in their early homes. Book has a faint floral scent. ; 8vo  
Price: 14.00 USD
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787 Figaro (Fleuriot, Jerome Charlemagne - Marquis De Langle) THE NOVELTIES OF A YEAR AND A DAY IN A SERIES OF PICTURESQUE LETTERS ON THE CHARACTERS, MANNERS, AND CUSTOMS OF THE SPANISH, FRENCH, AND ENGLISH NATIONS ; INTERSPERSED WITH REAL ANECDOTES /
London 1785 First Edition Hardcover 
This is an ex-library hardcover book with leather and marbled papers, published in 1785. It is written in the form of letters written to his wife and others. The letters are written on the culture and practices of the people in three countries - from Spain to France to England. The book binding would have been impressive if not marked on the spine with call letters in white ink, then covered with what appears to be shellac. The taupe 3/4 colored leather is handsome and the marbled papers are a perfect match of style - same tones and color. Laid paper used throughout. There is a library reference book plate is on the front pasted down end paper, The name of the library is perforated on the front free end paper, the blank, and the title page. There are a few stamps throughout the text and the name of the library is stamped on the bottome edges, The page eges are marbled. The end papers have a neat line of offsetting (shadow transfer) from the leather of the cover. The interior pages are crisp and clean with a sizable font and ample ink. Someone has drawn faint lines under ome of the text with pencil. The interior front end paper has separated, but is now repaired. The binding is tight. The corners of the book are worn and the rear, bottom corner book board is showing. Would have been a quite handsome book, if not for the markings, especially for the design on the spine, now flawed by call numbers. In English. ; 8vo; 222 pages 
Price: 245.00 USD
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788 Fillmore, John Comfort LESSONS IN MUSICAL HISTORY A Comprehensive Outline for Shcools and Conservatories
Philadelphia, PA Theodore Presser Co. 1930 Hardcover Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket  
This is a hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book has a tight binding, straight corners, very clean cover, and clean interior except for a tiny stamp wIth the letter K on the title page. There is a slight bump and scratch at the bottom of the spine. There are no other marks or writing. The dust jacket is unclipped, clean, but with a chip at the bottom of the spine. It is protected in a see-through, removable mylar cover that makes the jacket appear as crisp as the book. The book is illustrated in places with black and white line drawings of instruments and scales. ; 8vo  
Price: 17.00 USD
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789 Finn, Dallas MEIJI REVISITED: THE SITES OF VICTORIAN JAPAN
New York, NY Weatherhill 1991 0834802880 / 9780834802889 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a First Edition hardcover book in a dust jacket in fine/fine condition. The book has probably not been read or has been barely handled. Tight bright crisp clean. There is only the barest hint of a faint bump to one corner of the book. No marks or writing. The dust jacket is equally crisp and clean - now protected in a new archival, see-through and removable mylar cover. Unclipped. It is illustrated (not profusely) with black and white photographs and drawings. There are a 16 plates in color including an architectural woodblock print. There are thirteen chapters from various sources and authors. An Index, Map of sites, Guide to sites, sources of the illustrations, Appendix. ; 4to; 275 pages 
Price: 24.50 USD
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790 First, Wesley (editor) UNIVERSITY OF THE HEIGHTS
Garden Cithy, NY Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1969 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is tight, bright, and very clean. There are no marks or writing. The dust jacket is clean and not clipped. There is a chip with a missing piece and a tear on the lower corner at the spine. The book contains essays about life at Columbia by prominent Columbia alumni - Can Doren, Trilling, Wm Douglas, Fadiman, Cousins, Wouk Merton, Barzun, Rodgeers, Frankel, Schuster, Knopf to name some.; 8vo; 199 pages  
Price: 17.00 USD
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791 Fischer, J G (Editor) SCHILLER'S WORKS (VOLUME II DRAMAS) Illustrated by the Greatest German Artists
Philadelphia, PA George Barrie, Publisher 1883 Hardcover 
This is a full brown leather hardcover book without a dust jacket. This volume (II) is a handsome tightly bound book with a bright gilt title and decoration on the cover and spine. The plays are Don Carlos, The Misanthrope, Wallenstein's Camp, The Piccolomini, The Death of Wallenstein, Mary Stuart, The Maid of Orleans. The book is illustrated with high quality steel engravings on heavy paper, full page wood engravings with tinted borders, and in text wood engravings. The end papers are without marks or writings, however there are two marks left from tape (? ) that may have left from taping a cover. The tape marks are small and are at the top and bottom of the pasted down end paper near the spine with a touch of offsetting to the adjacent free end paper. The interior pages are crisp and clean. The cover has a repair to the lower front cover with some loss of gilt defining the corner. There is light wear to the edges and the bottom of the spine. This book has been well cared for. The book is well constructed and is printed on quality paper, somewhat heavy, and may require extra postage if shipped by air. ; Vol. 2; 4to; 388 pages  
Price: 195.00 USD
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792 Fischer, Lucy DESIGNING WOMEN Cinema, Art Deco, & the Female Form
New York, NY Columbia University Press 2003 0231125011 / 9780231125017 First Edition Softcover Fine 
This is First Editon soft cover book centered around film, women, art, industry, consumerism during the art deco period in American society. This is a scholarly look at the relationships and affects. Partially illustrated in grey tone photo images, film shots, scuplture, three dimensional objects, people, graphic images with a few in color. The book is as new. No marks, no writing, no soil, no wear. Well cared for. Appears to be unread. ; 4to; 285 pages 
Price: 18.00 USD
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793 Fisher, Harrison A DREAM OF FAIR WOMEN
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1907 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket  
Light brown cloth with laid-in color illustration that shows mild soiling. Corners and spine ends show light shelf wear. Endpapers beginning to discolor from age, otherwise internally clean and bright. Unpaginated.20 lovely color plates by Fisher, with decoration by E. Stetson Crawford. ; 4to  
Price: 175.00 USD
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794 Fisher, Jonathan Scripture Animals A Natural History of the Living Creatures Named in the Bible
Princeton, NJ Pyne Press 1972 0878610340 / 9780878610341 Fine in Fine dust jacket  
Tight, bright, clean hardback book is as new. Unclipped dust jacket is bright and clean. Probably unread. This is the facsimile of the 1834 book. Some of the wood engraving images have a brown color instead of black. Images of animals and insects. ; 8vo  
Price: 40.00 USD
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795 Fitzgerald, Alice Irene MISSOURI'S LITERARY HERITAGE FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH An Annotated Bibliography of Books about Missouri
Columbia, MO University Of Missouri Press 1981 0826203469 / 9780826203465 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket  
This is a first edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is in near fine condition with only a touch of a inward curve to the bottom of the spine. The book has a tight binding, straight corners, very clean covers, clean pages and no marks or writing. The unclipped dust jacket is equally crisp and very clean with only a touch of edge wear in places. ; 8vo; 255 pages  
Price: 22.00 USD
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796 Fitzgerald, Percy BEAUX & BELLES OF ENGLAND / THE SHERIDANS Imperial Edition Grolier Society
London The Grolier Society Hardcover 
This is a two volume hardcover set in part leather bindings. Illustrated. This is a handsome set in near fine condition. The covers are part maroon Morocco leather and marbled paper. The bindings are tight, the hinges are firm. The end papers are marbled. There are no marks or writing. The pages are very clean. The top edges are gilt. There is some light wear at the edges of the marbled paper on the covers. The printing was limited to 1000 'for England and America'; this set is indicated by a star on the number line.. There are frontispiece prints in color and occasional black and white illustrations with tissue paper guards and titles. Gift condition. Well cared for. ; Vol. 2 VOL; 8vo  
Price: 125.00 USD
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797 Flack, Jerry D. TALENTED Strategies for Developing the Talent in Every Learner
Englewood, CO Tearcher Ideas Press 1993 156308127x / 9781563081279 First Edition Softcover 
This is a softcover book without a dust jacket as issued. The book is tight, bright, and very clean. It ouwld be considered to be in fine/near fine condition if not for a former owner school stamp of modest size on the first page. There are no spine creases. All the pages are pristine. No chips, wear, writing, marks. This book has been well cared for. ; 4to; 248 pages  
Price: 39.50 USD
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798 Flammonde, Paris THE KENNEDY CONSPIRACY An Uncommissioned Report on the Jim Garrison Investigation
New York, NY Meredith Press 1969 First Edition Hardcover 
This is the 1969 First Edition hardcover book in a dust jacket, published by Meredith Press. The book is near fine - tight, bright, crisp, clean - no marks, no writing, no creases, no book labels. The dust jacket shows some wear. The original prices is present. There is corner wear - loss of background ink at the tips of the corners, a little wrinkling and edge wear at the top and bottom of the spine, stains on the inside, mostly at the foot of the spine. A crease mark on the inside flap, some marks on the rear panel. The jacket is now in a new archival see-through, removable mylar cover. ; 8vo; 348 pages 
Price: 57.70 USD
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799 Flapan, Simha THE BIRTH OF ISRAEL Myths and Realties
New York, NY Pantheon Books 1987 038455888x First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket  
This is a First Edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book and jacket are in a tight binding, very clean, and without marks or writing. The book appears to be unread. Dust jacket blurbs of praise are listed for Stanley Hoffman, Noam Chomsky, and Richard Falk. ; 8vo; 278 pages  
Price: 95.00 USD
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800 Flaubert, Gustave BIBLIOMANIA
London The Rodale Press 1954 First Edition Hardcover Fine 
This is a hardcover book of 42 pages published by The Rodale Press in 1954 and illustrated by Arthur Wragg. The covers are of a brown and black all over design on paper with a spine of a matching brown cloth. The end papers have a manuscript facsimile of page 1 in French. The illustrations are within the text and on full pages. Tight, bright, crisp, clean. Well cared for - fine condition and gift condition. In English. ; 8vo; 42 pages 
Price: 23.00 USD
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