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1 THE ANTHROPO FACTOR IN WARFARE: CONSCRIPTS, VOLUNTEERS, AND RESERVES
Washington, DC National Defense University Softcover 
This is a softcover book that appears to be unread, looks fresh and clean, but with a dot of soil on the top edge and a faint spot on the bottome edge. No writing or marks. No tears or chipping. Well cared for. Fresh looking. There is no title page or copyright information. Perhaps the book was issued without them. The publisher is printed on the book cover. ; 8vo; 450 pages  
Price: 17.50 USD
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2 Asakawa, K THE EARLY INSTITUTIONAL LIFE IN JAPAN A Study of the Reform of 645 A. D.
New York, NY Paragon Book Reprint Corp 1963 Second Edition Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket  
This is a hardcover book without a dust jacket (probably as issued) . This is a 1963 reprint of the 1903 edition. The book is in near fine contion with only a tiny circle-initial on the bottom edge. TIght, bright, and very clean covers. The interior is equally crisp and clean. There is a trace of a former owner name and price in ink on the front end paper. Well cared for; 8vo; 357 pages  
Price: 25.00 USD
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3 Bawer, Bruce A PLACE AT THE TABLE The Gay Individual in American Society.
New York, NY Poseidon 1993 0671795333 / 9780671795337 First Edition 
Would be fine hardback book except for former owner one sentence note in the back of the book on the end paper, otherwise as new. Tight binding, bright, very clean. Unclipped dust jacket is equally bright and clean.  
Price: 14.00 USD
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4 Bell, Ernest A. FIGHTING THE TRAFFIC IN YOUNG GIRLS OR WAR ON THE WHITE SLAVE TRADE A Book Designed to Awaken the Sleeping and to Protect the Innocent
Chicago, IL L. H. Waller 1911 Hardcover 
This is a hardcover book from approximately 1911; possibly the second edition. The book has a red cloth covering with a faded image of a girl plus titles (plus quotes) on the front cover in black ink. There is also a title on the spine. The book has a tight binding, The covers have a few spots and the corners are slightly worn and bumped. There are no marks or writing on the end papers or anywhere else in the book. Inexpensive paper was used for the printing. There is some discoloration on all the page edges (not soil) . There are illustrations of prints and some photographs. The book chapters are written by an array of authors - some in government service and others from foundations. Some of the illustrations portray the drama and seriousness (as if to sell more books) . There are 26 Chapters. ; 8vo; 326 pages 
Price: 19.00 USD
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5 Bell, Roseann P. , Parker, Bettye J. and Guy-Sheftall, Beverly, Ed. STURDY BLACK BRIDGES Visions of Black Women in Literature
Garden City, NY Anchor Books 1979 0385133472 / 9780385133470 First Edition Paperback Very Good  
This is a softcover book in quite good condition. The binding is tight and without creases. The covers and the interior are clean. There are no marks or writng. There is a small dime size spot where the color layer of the cover is missing most likely from a price sticker removal. There are scattered illustrations in black and white. This is a collection of essays, interviews, stories, and poems. ; 8vo; 422 pages  
Price: 18.00 USD
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6 Bogardus, Emory S. A HISTORY OF SOCIOLOGY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
Los Angeles, CA University Of Southern California 1972 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
SIGNED. This is a First Edtion hardcover book with a dust jacket published in 1972, inscribed and signed by the author. The book is inscribed to Dr. Donald D. Cowgill and dated Christmas, 1972. The book is in fine condition - blue cloth with bright gilt title on the cover. Tight binding, bright, crisp, with no wear, no soil; no marks no other writing. The dust jacket equally clean, however the soft art paper in blue with blue ink has faded at the spine and a little on the edges, mostly the top edges. There is also a touch of wear to two corners and at the back corner of the spine. The cover is now protected in a new, archival, see-through, removable mylar cover. SIGNED. Well cared for book. (Dr. Cowgill of Missouri. ) ; 8vo; 97 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 145.00 USD
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7 Branham, Vernon C. and Samuel B. Kutash ENCYCLOPEDIA OF CRIMINOLOGY
New York, NY Philosophical Library 1949 Hardcover Very Good+ in Good dust jacket  
This appears to be a first edition of a hardcover book and it has a dust jacket. The book is tight, bright, clean with some color loss on the cloth of the book boards. There is an old, tiny bookstore label on the front pasted down end paper. There are some old price and codes in pencil in the corner. The edges are slightly golden from page edge exposure after a half century. The dust jacket has edge wear with some short tears and rubbing. It is unclipped. The dust jacket is not protected in a see-through, removable mylar cover. This book is an alphabetical reference with footnotes. ; 8vo  
Price: 19.00 USD
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DAUGHTERS OF CHINA Sketches of Domestic Life in the Celestial Empire, Bridgman, Eliza J. Gillett
8 Bridgman, Eliza J. Gillett DAUGHTERS OF CHINA Sketches of Domestic Life in the Celestial Empire
New York, NY Robert Carter & Brothers 1853 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
This is hardcover book in dark brown cloth with blindstamped design on both covers and spine with gilt on the spine. The binding is tight, corners are straight, there is barely any wear. There is a slight slant to the spine. The end papers are original and have somw former owner writing in pencil and some in ink. There is a n engraved frontispiece of a full view of a female. There are other wood line engravings of scenes. A piece of the tissue guard over the frontispiece is missing. Someone has written in words in pencil on the bottom of the frontispiece next to the caption. The first five or six pages have some serious foxing or staining from the page edges going in. This book is in English. Charming small book. Well cared for. ; 8vo; 234 pages 
Price: 350.00 USD
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9 Burns, James MacGregor UNCOMMON SENSE
New York, NY Harper & Row 1972 0060105844 / 9780060105846 First Edition Hardcover; First Printing Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket  
This is a first edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. The binding is tight, corners straight, very clean inside and out and there are no marks or writing except for a small printed letter on the rear end paper. The unclipped dust jacket is equally crisp and clean with a tiny closed tear at the bottom of the spine. The author won five literary prizes, including the Pulitzer, for his book on Franklin Roosevelt. ; 8vo; 196 pages  
Price: 14.00 USD
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10 Caputi, Jane GODDESSES AND MONSTERS Women, Myth, Power, and Popular Culture
Madison, WI The University Of Wisconsin Press 2004 0299196240 / 9780299196240 First Edition Softcover Fine  
This is first edition softcover book in near new condition. There is the faintest touch of wear to the back corner. Otherwise, as new in appearance and condition. Appears to be unread. Tight, bright, and very clean. No marks or writing. Photo illustrated in black and white. Footnotes and Index. Gift condition. Paperback edition ISBN 0299196240 ; 8vo; 467 pages  
Price: 23.00 USD
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11 Carter, Jimmy TURNING POINT A Candidate, a State, and a Nation Come of Age
New York Times Books 1992 0812920791 / 9780812920796 Fourth Edition Hardcover 
SIGNED. This is a hardcover book in a dust jacket. It is Signed J Carter on the first blank page. The book would be in near fine/fine condition if not for a staple hole and slight wrinkle in the front free end paper. Very clean in a tight binding with no other marks or writing. The unclipped dust jacket is equally crisp and clean. ; 8vo; 223 pages; Signed by Author  
Price: 28.00 USD
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12 Chamberlain, Alexander Francis THE CHILD A Study in the Evolution of Man
London Walter Scott 1901 Hardcover 
This is a hardcover book printed in 1901. The covers are a maroon cloth with bright gilt title on the cover and spine. There is some light corner wear, but the covers are clean and crisp in a tight binding. There is a former owner name neatly written on the front free end paper and a trace of pencil price erasure. All the pages are very crisp and clean. There are no other marks or writing. There is a Preface, eleven chapters, a Bibliography, Index, and some advertising pages at the rear listing new publications by Charles Scribners imported from New York. Well cared for. ; 8vo; 498 pages  
Price: 39.00 USD
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13 Cuber, , John F. and Robert A. Harper problems of american society: values in conflict (Revised Edition)
New York, NY Henry Holt And Company 1951 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine  
This is a hardcover book without a dust jacket. The book is tight, bright, and very clean. There are no marks or writing. Well cared for. ; 8vo; 496 pages  
Price: 17.00 USD
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14 Cummins, Roger William A SECOND EDEN: CHARLES LANE AND AMERICAN TRANSCENDENTALISM
Minneaopolis, MN Thesis 1967 Hardcover Signed by Author
SIGNED. This is a typed manuscript thesis of this doctoral work by Cummins inscribed to his parents and dated June 8, 1967. "A Thesis submitted to the Faculty of the Graduate School of the University of Minnesota" and "In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy". There is a copyright statement and date on onion skin followed by the manuscript on 8 1/2 x 11 paper. The cover is a black facsimile pebbled leather. The spine is in gilt stating PH. D THESIS (rule) 1967 and Roger W. Cummins. The condition is fine for the cover. The end papers have a little browning at the glue lines. There are no other marks or writing on the end papers or the pages. Crisp and clean except for the top edges which have spots. The tips of the edges have some browning and one foxing spot is noted. Tightly bound . Handsome-simple binding. The coverage of this work is Utopia as sought during the mid-1800's with detailed accounts of the philosphical ties and relationships to Americans of note and especially with Amos Bronson Alcott and his circle and family. ; 4to; 301 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 145.00 USD
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15 Dennison, George THE LIVES OF CHILDREN The Story of the First Street School
New York, NY Random House 1969 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket  
This is a first edition hardcover with a dust jacket. The book cover is crisp and tight. The end papers and pages are free of writing and marks. It appears to be gently read. The dust jacket is clean and bright. There is some chipping at the top of the jacket spine and a crease on the front inside fold over. ; 8vo  
Price: 15.00 USD
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16 Devine, Edward T EFFICIENCY AND RELIEF A Programme of Social Work
New York, NY The Columbia University Press 1906 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a hardcover book without a dust jacket. The book is tight, bright, and clean. There are no marks or writing other than the former owners name in pencil on the front free end paper. Dark blue-gree clogth covered book boards with gilt title and emblem. ; 8vo; 45 pages  
Price: 19.00 USD
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17 Embree, Edwin R. AMERICAN NEGROES A Handbook
New York, NY The John Day Company 1942 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
This is the sixth printing of a hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book has a tight binding and has no marks or writing. It is very clean everywhere except for a sprinkling of spots on the rear cover. There is a tiny spot on the front cover where the paper of the cover has lifted. The clipped dust jacket has some edge wear and light spotting, but still appears new looking, especially in a see-through, removable mylar jacket protector.. ; 8vo 
Price: 19.00 USD
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18 Engel, Lewis and Tom Ferguson IMAGINARY CRIMES Why We Punish Ourselves and How to Stop
Boston, MA Houghton Mifflin 1990 0395465567 / 9780395465561 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a first edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book would be considered fine condition if not for a price in ink written on the end paper that is pasted down. Otherwise the book is new in appearance and very clean without marks or writing. The unclipped dust jacket is equally crisp and cleane with just a touch of rubbing on the back panel. ; 8vo  
Price: 44.00 USD
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19 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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20 Fuentes, Carlos A NEW TIME FOR MEXICO
New York Farrar, Straus & Giroux 1996 0374221707 / 9780374221706 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket  
Tight, bright, clean hardback book in equally bright and clean unclipped dust jacket. Gift condition. Fuentes assesses Mexico's recent history and evolution. ; 8vo  
Price: 15.00 USD
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