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1 Anonymous (editor) "ALL GAUL IS DIVIDED...", Letters from Occupied France
New York The Greystone Press 1941 2nd printing Hard Cover Good Good 
Foreword by Elizabeth Morrow. Red cloth, 94 pages. Moderate wear to corners/spine ends, a bit of edgewear, in price-clipped dust jacket w/edgewear, light chipping to corners/spine ends, 3/4" tear to top edge of front panel, another to bottom edge of rear panel, other shorter tears, light soil. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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2 Anonymous 1986 Who's Who In Baseball
Who's Who In Baseball Magazine 
the 71st edition of the publication, featuring the lifetime records of more than 800 players; 240 pgs., illustrated; small nick at top spine, light rubbing; 
Price: 5.00 USD
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3 Anonymous (ed.) A Cartoon Guide to the Battle of the Sexes
Avon 617 
a collection of cartoons from a variety of practitioners of the form, all dealing in one way or another with the on-going struggle of each sex to have its way with the other; 126 pgs. + 2 pgs. of ads for other Avon titles; bottom corner torn from pg. 37/8, diagonal crease to bottom portion of back cover, slant, some edgewear; like so many of these old Avons, this one probably wouldn't endure any but the most careful of readings; 
Price: 6.50 USD
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4 Anonymous (editor), MEN WHO HAVE RISEN, containing Authentic and Entertaining Biographies of the Most Celebrated Inventors, Discoverers, Merchants, Mechanics, Capitalists, Scientists and Scholars. Anonymous (editor), MEN WHO HAVE RISEN, containing Authentic and Entertaining Biographies of the Most Celebrated Inventors, Discoverers, Merchants, Mechanics, Capitalists, Scientists and Scholars.
New York International Book Company No edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket Ex-Library 
Contains chapters on George Stephenson, railway pioneer; the beginning of the Rothschild family; the rise of the Peel family; Alexander Wilson, ornithologist; Benjamin West, artist; millionaire John Jacob Astor; bookseller William Hutton; Sir John Franklin, navigator; John Frederic Oberlin, pastor; linguist Elihu Burritt; Wilhelm, the knife-grinder; geologist Hugh Miller; Linnaeus the naturalist; engineer John Smeaton; and David Rittenhouse, the mathematician. Orange cloth w/brown decorations/lettering to front cover, brown decorations/gilt lettering to spine, 315 pages, illustrated. Dust-soiled edges, library stamps (Mount Allison University) to top and bottom edges, other library stamps (Mount Allison Ladies' College) to front pastedown/second end paper/title page/contents page, library bookplate to front pastedown, date due page to rear end paper. Missing one of eight illustrations called for on List of Illustrations page. In considerably better shape than the usual library book. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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5 Artemas (Anonymous) Artemas: The Second Book
New York George H. Doran 1918 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 
political satire written as Biblical verse, and concerning itself with military matters, apparently those of World War One; an unusual item, to say the least; illustrated brown boards, 92 pgs.; gently bumped bottom spine, light scuffing, a couple of small grey splash-stains to back cover, toned/dusty edges, previous owner's name in pencil to front free end paper; 
Price: 9.00 USD
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6 Anonymous (Stanislas de Rhodes) Autobiography of a Flea
No Place No Publisher First American Publication Paperback Good 
A classic in the field of erotica, first published in 1887, and the basis for the 1976 porno film of the same name. Although the words "First American Publication" are emblazoned across the top of the front cover, there is no publisher listed, no place, no date, or any copyright information. A bit of slant, moderate edgewear, some creasing, surface wear, light tanning. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7 Anonymous (editor) BOMBS ON BELFAST, The Blitz 1941
Belfast Pretani Press 1984 1st Pretani edition Stiff Card Wraps Good to Very Good 
A photo-facsimile edition of a title first published in 1941 by the Belfast Telegraph. The story, in pictures, of the terrible aftermath of the Luftwaffe's May, 1941 bombing of the Ulster capital. Introduction by Christopher D. McGimpsey. Unpaginated. Moderate general wear. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8 Anonymous (editor) BY HIS GRACE TO HIS GLORY, 60 Years of Ministry
Toronto Baptist Seminary and Bible College Hard Cover Good Good 
A commemorative record of the (until then) sixty-year history of the Toronto Baptist Seminary and Bible College. Blue cloth w/gilt spine lettering, 127 pages (including Appendices), illustrated. Previous owner's name on Dedication Page, in dust jacket w/small magic-markered numerals to top right portion of front panel, light edgewear. 
Price: 6.50 USD
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9 Anonymous BY SEA AND ROAD, A Play and Reading Book
London Brimax Books Stiff Card Wraps Good 
No date (circa 1950s). One of the anomalies in the book world: a book meant to be destroyed. This is a cut-out book, with four pages of cars, ships, dock equipment and so on intended to be cut out and displayed on their paper bases. Inserted in the middle is a booklet entitled 'On Land and Sea,' which, in juvenile verse, offers a bit of information/entertainment about various modes of travel. Both covers feature die-cut outlines through which can be seen some of the vehicles intended to be cut out. Tears to the edges of a couple of the die-cut outlines, inside booklet detached at top staple, moderate general wear. Scarce in any condition. (C/BT) 
Price: 50.00 USD
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10 Anonymous Ellen's Story
New York Blue Moon Books 1588 1990 1-56201-158-8 / 9781562011581 First Edition Paperback Very Good 
"Young Ellen learns that not all punishments a young woman receives are painful." (apparently this one enjoys a cracking good birching a wee bit more than one might expect.) 198 pages + 4 pages of advertisements for other fine literary works from Blue Moon. Slight spine roll/slant, a bit of edgewear, light general wear. Internally tight and clean (the book, I mean). 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11 Anonymous ESSENTIALISM, The First Book
London privately published (printed by Sanders Phillips & Co. at the Bayard Press) 1938 First Edition Hard Cover Good About Good 
A very uncommon and decidedly unusual blend of philosophy and theology, explained as "the new conception of Christianity and of world religions (acceptable to this New Age) to be applied in practical form to every-day life as from this Year of Grace 1938." This "dynamic philosophy of life" was begun in 1934, but its publication delayed until a number of "eventualities--which are of major importance to the public mind on this New Year's Day 1938--were generally recognisable." Apparently an advertisement appeared "in all the National Dailies on New Year's Day, 1938," said advertisement reading "ESSENTIALISM/This is THE DAWN of the/GREAT CREATIVE ERA/UPON THE EARTH/and the beginning of/HUMANITY'S/UNPRECEDENTED/MANUMISSION/UPON THE EARTH/under the aegis of a/British-American Alliance/*/1938/will witness a tremendous/organisation of/MUTUAL SELF=HELP/in Gt. Britain in which all/will be asked to co-operate/*/Watch for Announcements--Remember/the name--ESSENTIALISM/it will become a household word/ESSENTIALISM." Yellow boards w/blue cloth backstrip, silver lettering/decoration to both covers, silver lettering to spine, 479 pages. Complete with Erratum slip tipped on at page 36, and three-part application bound between pages 466 and 467 (Form One for those interested, but who require more information before investing time and money in "the Organisation," Form Two for those already sure of Essentialism, who wish to apply for a prospectus and who plan to be financial contributors from the outset, and Form Three for those wishing to order additional copies of this specific tome). Some edgewear, moderately worn corners/spine ends, tanned/dusty/lightly soiled edges, gentle slightly horizontal bend to top of front cover (about 1/2" from top), moderate general wear, in edgeworn dust jacket w/chipping, several edge tears, dampstaining to rear panel. Jacket now in protective sleeve. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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12 Anonymous (editors of Cracked) Get Me Cracked
Dell 3033 1973 First Edition Paperback Very Good to Fine 
reoffers stories and art which first appeared in Cracked Magazine from 1969 to 1973, featuring such artists as John Severin and Rodrigues; a competitor/clone of Mad Magazine, but as they say on the cover, "We're number two because we don't try as hard."; rubbing, impressions, moderate general wear; internally tight and clean; uncommon in this condition; 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13 Anonymous La Merveilleuse Histoire du Chat Botte
Montreal Librairie Generale Canadienne Stapled Wraps Fair 
No date (ca. 1940s). French-language version of the Puss In Boots adventures, told for younger readers. 24 pages, illustrated in colour. Sticker pull to top right corner of front cover, 1/2" tear to bottom spine, edgewear, 2" tear to fore-edge of page 7/8 (tape repair by previous owner), general wear. An uncommon children's title from this Quebec publisher. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14 Anonymous MAGIC FOR THE MILLIONS, Issue Number Two (No. 2)
Toronto British News Agency Stiff Card Wraps Good 
nd (ca. 1921); contains information and illustrations revealing the secrets of performing dozens of magic tricks, including illusions, stage magic, parlor magic, party stunts, sleight of hand, and more; although undated, an article makes reference to Johnny Coulon who "for several months has been interesting the French public with his remarkable demonstrations."; a little Net research unearths the fact that Coulon was in Paris in the autumn of 1920, before showing up in New York in mid-1921 with his act; unpaginated (32); bent corners, handling wear, original price magic-markered out, light soil; an uncommon item; 
Price: 75.00 USD
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15 Anonymous Mattie and the Pearl
London & Edinburgh & New York T. Nelson and Sons 1887 Hard Cover Fair to Good EMSS 
An uncommon title telling the cautionary story of a young girl who gets herself into trouble and loses her friends, disappointing her parents through lies and deception. Olive cloth w/red floral decorations/lettering, 30 pages. Wear to corners/spine ends, some cover soil, internal soil, Methodist Sunday School library notation to front end paper, general wear. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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16 Anonymous Mull Railway
Argyll Mull and West Highland Narrow Gauge Railway Company Limited Wraps Very Good No Jacket 
No date (circa 1985). The story of Scotland's first island passenger railway, a 10.25" gauge tourist attraction conceived in 1975 and officially opened in 1984. Unpaginated (16, including covers), illustrated. Light scratching, moderate general wear. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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17 Anonymous (editor) PRO DIGEST 1982 PROFESSIONAL HOCKEY DIRECTORY AND RECORD BOOK, Winter 1981, Volume 2 Number 2
Milwaukee DMR Publications Inc. 1981 Stiff Card Wraps Good to Very Good 
contains the personal statistics and professional record of every guy in the NHL at the beginning of the 1981 season; 144 pgs., illustrated; impressions, light tanning, moderate general wear; 
Price: 17.50 USD
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18 Anonymous THE GARDEN: A Pocket Manual of Practical Horticulture; or, How to Cultivate Vegetables, Fruits, and Flowers.
New York Fowler and Wells 1858 First Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket (as issued) 
Provides "An exposition of the nature and action of soils and manures and the structure and growth of plants; directions for the forming a (sic) garden; description of implements and fixtures; instructions for sowing, transplanting, budding, grafting, and cultivating vegetables, fruits, and flowers; with a chapter on Ornamental Trees and Shrubs." A title from the publisher's Rural Hand-Books series, this being the first. Red cloth w/gilt lettering/decoration to front cover/spine, title blind-stamped to back cover, rule in blind to both covers, 166 pages (including appendix), 8 pages of advertisements for other titles by Fowler and Wells (and damn funny some of them are, too), illustrated. Bumped/worn corners, edge/cover soil, previous owner's pencil signature to front end paper, previous owner's name in small, neat letters to title page, tanning, a bit of internal soil. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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19 Anonymous The Selfish Girl; A Tale Of Truth
New York Kiggins & Kellogg Wraps Fair to Good 
No date (circa 1840s). Third Series, No. 9. A selfish young girl learns the error of her ways. "Now I hope all little girls, who read my story, will be good too, and oblige every one, and never try to please themselves at the expense of another's pleasure." (1840s, remember. Today the little wench would have an IQ that would embarrass a moron, couldn't spell selfless, and would have a starring role in some stupid reality show.) 16 pages, stitched, illustrated. A fragile item to begin with, this copy w/light edgewear, slit from bottom spine to bottom of stitching, moderate soil. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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20 Anonymous THE UNIVERSAL DREAM BOOK of Dreams and Their Interpretations
London W. Foulsham & Co. Ltd. No. 3 1958 1st thus Wraps in dust jacket Very Good Very Good 
Dreams explained by subject, in alphabetical order. 144 pages. Light general wear. Uncommon in a jacket. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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