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The Punishment of Children, Adler, Felix
1 Adler, Felix The Punishment of Children
Stapled booklet with beige paper covers. Staples are rusting, front cover has light staining and a few tiny wormholes. Pages are excellent. . Author was a Jewish intellectual, popular lecturer of his time, religious leader and social reformer. This booklet lays out a set of rules for when and how children should be punished, and how to correct their faults. Undated, but around 1915. 38pp. . American Home Series Series. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 40 pages. S6 NY. NY The Abingdon Press 1915 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 27355 
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2 American Friends Service Committee LET'S TALK ABOUT CHINA TODAY
Paper covers are a little rubbed. . Essays by C. P. Fitzgerald, Jack Gray, Joan Robinson, Richard Harris and Maurice Freedman, reprinted from the Political Quarterly. The state of Communist China in the mid-1960s. . Trade PB. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 80 pages. B3 American Friends Service Committee 1965 Reprint Softcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 21013 
Price: 11.50 USD
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La Toponimia Indigena En La Historia y La Cultura De Tlaxcala, Anaya Monroy, Fernando
3 Anaya Monroy, Fernando La Toponimia Indigena En La Historia y La Cultura De Tlaxcala
Card wrappers are slightly soiled, creased where the wrappers extend beyond the text block. Contents are excellent; binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Includes fold-out map of the indiginous regions of Tlaxcala. Text is in Spanish. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 187 pages. I5 Mexico. Mexico Universidad Nacional Autonoma De Mexico (UNAM) 1965 1st Edition Paperback Very Good 29969 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Anthropological Linguistics 21, No. 2 (February 1979), Anthropology Department, Indiana Univ.
4 Anthropology Department, Indiana Univ. Anthropological Linguistics 21, No. 2 (February 1979)
Large stapled pamphlet, paper covers a bit faded at extremities and soiled. . Four articles: Address and Decision-Making in Modern Swedish, by Stephen A. Mitchell; A Philippine Language Tree, by Charles Watson; Convergence in Lingala and Zairian, by Charles Gilman; and A Note on the French Moderator Bien, by Patrick C. Douaud. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 51 pages. J0 Bloomington. Bloomington Anthropology Department, Indiana Univ. 1979 Pamphlet Very Good with no dust jacket 22614 
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Party Lines, Pumps and Privies, Arnold, Eleanor
5 Arnold, Eleanor Party Lines, Pumps and Privies
No defects. Book is As New, unread. Bound in light blue-gray cloth with bright gilt titles to front cover and spine, printed on coated paper. No dust jacket. . This is NOT the later edition published by Indiana University Press. No publication date in the book, but the Library of Congress states that the publication date is 1984. A beautiful copy, gift quality. . Memories of Hoosier Homemakers Series. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 176 pages. J4 Indiana Extension Homemakers Association 1984 1st Edition Hardcover Fine 30113 
Price: 90.00 USD
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Caste and the Economic Frontier;  A Village in Highland Orissa, Bailey, F. G.
6 Bailey, F. G. Caste and the Economic Frontier; A Village in Highland Orissa
Dust jacket has edge-creasing, one-inch closed tear and several tiny tears. Spine is sunned. Jacket is now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Book has two mildly bumped corners, small and innocuous name stamp and hand-written address of former owner on first endpaper. Contents are excellent, with very tight binding, clean and crisp pages. Book appears unread. . Classic sociological-economic study of a small Hindu village in the Orissa Hills of India. Includes 8 pages of plates as well as tables, charts, and maps. An excellent copy. This is the first Indian edition. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 292 pages. G3 Oxford University Press, Indian Branch 1958 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 29664 
Price: 17.50 USD
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7 Banta, R. E. (editor) Hoosier Caravan : a Treasury of Indiana Life & Lore
No defects. Pages are crisp, tight, book appears unread. . This is a wonderful collection of 92 essays, fiction, poetry, history, and other pieces, all concerning the history and culture of the great state of Indiana. Each piece is written by an Indiana author, such as Booth Tarkington, Theodore Dreiser, James Whitcomb Riley, GeneStratton Porter, Ernie Pyle, Jessamyn West, Emily Kimbrough, Hoagy Carmichael, Kurt Vonnegut, and many others. This is the New and Enlarged edition. A handsome copy. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 620 pages. A6 Bloomington, In, U. S. A.. Bloomington, In, U. S. A. Indiana University Press 1975 0253138620 / 9780253138620 New and Enlarged Edition Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 15079 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Special Warfare Area Handbook for Cuba 1961, Barnett, Clifford Et Al
8 Barnett, Clifford Et Al Special Warfare Area Handbook for Cuba 1961
Card covers are a little sunned and soiled, wrinkled spine. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . This is copy 412 of 500 copies. Published in June, 1961, two months after the failed American Bay of Pigs invasion and two years after Fidel Castro took power in Cuba. History and culture of Cuba and the Cuban people. Includes bibliographies, charts, tables and maps, two of which are fold-out. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 657 pages. D4 Washington DC. Washington DC Special Operations Research Office (SORO) , American University 1961 Paperback Very Good 30345 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Ethnic Studies and Multiculturalism, Belle, Thomas J. La; Ward, Christopher R.
9 Belle, Thomas J. La; Ward, Christopher R. Ethnic Studies and Multiculturalism
Faint corner crease to front cover, small corner crease to back cover. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . Includes references, index. . S U N Y Series, Frontiers in Education Series. Trade PB. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 174 pages. E3 State University of New York Press 1996 1st Edition Softcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 29323 
Price: 16.50 USD
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Religion, Education and the American Experience:   Reflections on Religion and the American Public Life, Blumhofer, Professor Edith L. , Et Al
10 Blumhofer, Professor Edith L. , Et Al Religion, Education and the American Experience: Reflections on Religion and the American Public Life
No defects in book or jacket, the latter now protected by fresh mylar sleeve. . Ten essays treat aspects of the general topic. A beautiful copy. . Religion & American Culture Series. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 256 pages. J4 U. Alabama Press 2002 0817311467 / 9780817311469 1st Edition Hardcover New in New dust jacket 30106 
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11 Brooke, Iris Pleasures of the Past: A Light-Hearted Commentary on the Enjoyments of Past Generations
Green cloth covers have faded to yellow at spine and margins, rubbing and light wear to extremities. Tight, square, pages clean and bright, except for a couple of pages with light foxing. . Author discusses the ways in which the English and other Europeans enjoyed themselves in generations past -- before movies, television, and the like. Full chapters on eating, sadistic sports, games, ornamental gardens, public parks, travel and sight seeing, fairs and freaks, music and dancing, among others. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR to friends on half-title page, dated 1957. Illustrated with line drawings directly in the text and in 16 plates. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 175 pages. Signed by Author. B2 London. London Odhams Press Ltd. 1955 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 23577 
Price: 30.00 USD
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12 Bullock, Alan / Woodings, R. G. 20TH CENTURY CULTURE A Biographical Companion
Covers are a bit stressed and rubbed at edges. Spine is uncreased, pages are crisp, tight, and clean. . An excellent biographical work dealing with major Twentieth Century writers, artists, scientists, inventors, performers, religious figures and other major contributors to culture. Each bibliography is several hundred words in length and there are perhaps 2000 of them included. . Trade PB. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 865 pages. On reference shelf Harper & Row 1983 0060152486 / 9780060152482 Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 17611 
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Political and Social Change in China Since 1978, Burton, Charles
13 Burton, Charles Political and Social Change in China Since 1978
No defects. Bound in navy cloth with bright gilt titles to front cover and spine. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . No defects; book is in beautiful condition. . Contributions in Political Science Series. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 225 pages. D2 NY. NY Greenwood Press 1990 0313268347 / 9780313268342 1st Edition Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 29044 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Development of the Irish Town, Butlin, R. A.
14 Butlin, R. A. The Development of the Irish Town
Dust jacket is a little creased at top edge, spine slightly faded, half-inch tear at bottom edge, now protected by fresh mylar cover. Book has owner label to front pastedown, no other defects. . The origins of Irish urban development in the pre-Norman period, the character and development of the medieval towns ... to the early modern period [jacket blurb].. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 144 pages. L4 London. London Croom Helm 1977 1st UK Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 23970 
Price: 16.50 USD
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Civil Society and Fanaticism:   Conjoined Histories, Colas, Dominique; Jacobs, Amy
15 Colas, Dominique; Jacobs, Amy Civil Society and Fanaticism: Conjoined Histories
No defects in book or jacket. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Translated from the French by Amy Jacobs. . Mestizo Spaces / Espaces Metisses Series. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 512 pages. D6 Stanford University Press 1997 0804727341 / 9780804727341 1st Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 29180 
Price: 60.00 USD
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Italian Art, 1250-1550  The Relation of Renaissance Art to Life and Society, Cole, Bruce
16 Cole, Bruce Italian Art, 1250-1550 The Relation of Renaissance Art to Life and Society
No defects in book or jacket, the latter now protected by fresh mylar sleeve. A handsome copy. . Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 294 pages. U4 Harper & Row 1987 1st Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 31263 
Price: 25.00 USD
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La Diversitat Cultural En El Dialeg Nord-Sud, Comissio Internaticional De Difusio De La Cultura Catalana
17 Comissio Internaticional De Difusio De La Cultura Catalana La Diversitat Cultural En El Dialeg Nord-Sud
No defects. Tan wrappers, pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. Pages are very slightly yellowed. . Cultural Diversity in the North-South: Proceedings of the Second Meeting of the International Commission of Promotion of Catalan Culture. Text is in Spanish. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 228 pages. F4 Barcelona. Barcelona Comissio Internaticional De Difusio De La Cultura Catalana 1991 Softcover Near Fine 29533 
Price: 22.50 USD
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Occupied Areas Handbook: Useful Information Concerning Cultural Relations with the Occupied Countries, Including a Directory of Participating Organizations, Commission On The Occupied Areas
18 Commission On The Occupied Areas Occupied Areas Handbook: Useful Information Concerning Cultural Relations with the Occupied Countries, Including a Directory of Participating Organizations
This is a side-stapled 74-page booklet with original card covers. Faint "Complimentary" stamp to top edge of front cover, staples are rusting, no other defects. . A listing and description of organizations participating in the countries occupied as a result of World War Two, heavily updated and listing nearly twice as many organizations as the first edition. 74p. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 74 pages. T3 Washington DC. Washington DC American Council On Education 1950 2nd Edition Softcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 27689 
Price: 60.00 USD
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Subversive Involvement in the Origin, Leadership, and Activities of the New Mobilization Committee to End the War in Vietnam and its Predecessor Organizations, Committee On Internal Security, House Of Representatives
19 Committee On Internal Security, House Of Representatives Subversive Involvement in the Origin, Leadership, and Activities of the New Mobilization Committee to End the War in Vietnam and its Predecessor Organizations
Minor sunning to front cover, no other defects. . This is a committee printing of a Staff Study. Extensive notes. Index is an 18-page listing of people and organizations mentioned in the study. Lots of familiar names. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 70+18 pages. B3 Washington DC. Washington DC U. S. Government Printing Office 1970 Pamphlet Fine with no dust jacket 31285 
Price: 35.00 USD
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The Last of the Seris, Coolidge, Dane / Coolidge, Mary Roberts
20 Coolidge, Dane / Coolidge, Mary Roberts The Last of the Seris
Decorated brown cloth cover, light rubbing to extremities. Foxing on endpages. Tight, square, pages clean. . The primitive Seri Indians lived on an island off the coast of Sonora. Illustrated w photos by Dane Coolidge. Includes history, songs and tales, reproductions of Seri paintings. Index, 264p. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. I1 New York. New York E. P. Dutton & Co. 1939 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 14329 
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