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Binding: Mass-market paperback
Publisher: Pocket Star Books
Date published: 2004
Description: Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Half-inch tear to right side cover, middle, same to next 4 leaves. Minor edge wear and spine crease. Mass market (rack) paperback. Glued binding. 336 p. Audience: General/trade. Based on the CBS-TV series set in Las Vegas. An estranged stepdaughter of a wealthy Las Vegas businessman hounds to police to reopen the investigation of her mother's death. The disinterred body is not the presumed victim. In a parallel story, a patient at a nursing home may not have ... read more
Description: Good. No dust jacket as issued. Minor soiling on cover, one small spine chip. Mass-market (rack) paperback. 192 p. Index, bibliography. An account of one of Britain's most important industries, its development, its present-day (1950s) organization, how it fits into the national economy, and its many and varied projects (from cover). read more
Edition: First edition. 1st Pocket Books printing.
Binding: Mass-market paperback
Publisher: Pocket Star Books
Date published: 2005
Description: Rodriguez, Gabriel, and Wood, Ashley (Illustrated by). Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Evident spine creasing. Slight cover wear. Else fine. Mass market paperback, extended height. Glued binding. 257p. B&W Illustrations. Audience: General/trade. The popular forensic chemistry pioneering TV program Crime Scene Investigation, set in Las Vegas, makes the move from novelized mass-market text style to graphic novel with this edition. In this story a serial killer seems to be re-enacting the ... read more
Description: Rotzel, Spencer D (Cover and Book design by). Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Near fine. Fold crease at spine edge, front, from reading. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 80 p. Audience: General/trade. Hand Arts: With a nod to the scientists at the former Institute of Paper Chemistry in Appleton WI, the author introduces the art of making new paper from old in small quantities, step-by-step. He continues in describing different techniques, uses, and some history. read more
Binding: Trade paperback
Publisher: Sheed Andrews & McMeel Inc.
Date published: 1976
Description: Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Light cover wear. No creasing. Odd small soil spot inside front cover. Trade paperback, 7x10in. Color photo illustrated cover: Rack of products. Some diagrams, illustrations. 193p. Sequel to the author's prior Formula Book, "All New Formulas! : across top front corner. Publisher's summary: Non-technical instructions for turning basic chemical compounds into personal care, animal care, garden, and household products. Several pages interspersed for reader ... read more
Edition: Title Page, 1871. Electrotyped & printed by Welch, Bigelow & Co.
Publisher: James R Osgood and Company., Boston MA.
Date published: 1872
Description: Poor. No dust jacket. Ex-library. Rebound, tight, decorative marbled paper over bds, cloth spine overlap, white ink hand title (rough). Significant edgewear. 229 p. Publisher ad lists Hawthorne's works at end, with prices. 4.5x7in. Discarded by Lisbon (NH) Public Library, Sugar Hill Branch. Near first edition. Daughter Una Hawthorne, in preface, "The following story is the last written by my father. It is printed as it was found among his manuscripts..." She thanked Robert Browning for his ... read more
Edition: First edition. 8th impression;
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Book Company., New York / London.
Date published: 1941
Description: Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Spine, minor scuffing. Sturdy. Higher quality materials used in production. Gray-brown buckram cloth over boards. Gold titles, black title box. 424 p. Illustrations, diagrams, index. B&W photos; Scientific names list at back; Author was professor at NY State College of Agriculture, at Cornell University, Ithaca. All things dirt and its management toward better productivity and less erosion. read more
Edition: 3rd printing, June 1975, since April 1974 first.
Publisher: Garden Way Publishing., Charlotte VT.
Date published: 1975
Description: Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Light soiling. Clear light tape over lower spine 1.5in. Horizontal format, 10x8in. illustrated paper covers. 44 p. B&W instructive photos. Manure chart. Organic matter, replenishing soils, is based on science. Land management, soil management, seasonal plans. Earthworm value. Composting. Tools, etc. read more
Edition: First edition.
Publisher: Government Printing Office., Washington D.C.
Date published: 1883
Description: Various artists, lithographers. Very good. Signed by previous owner. Near fine. Top rear board has 4 small edge chips. Light spine end wear. Age-toning. 496 p. Includes: illustrations, diagrams, maps, index. Durable black mock leather cloth over boards; blind-stamped cover borders. Gold stamped spine titles. Color and B&W plates. Reports: Veterinarian; Botonist (Vasey, Geo. ); Entomologist (Riley, C V); Supt. of Gardens and Grounds (Saunders, William); Chemist (Richardson, Clifford); ... read more
Edition: Reprint. Seventh Edition, Revised and Enlarged.
Binding: Full leather
Publisher: E. & F.N. Spon (Spon & Chamberlain)., London / New York.
Date published: 1900
Description: Fair. No dust jacket. Spine half separated at front, fully separated at back, piece missing at bottom; pages tight; gold three sides, fine; Edgewear to covers. 559 p. Includes: diagrams, index. 3x5"x1+" thick; Tooled blk Leather over boards with gold-stamped titles. Endpaper Ads: Worthington Pumping Engine Co., John J Griffin & Sons, London. Interior formatted with spine on top. Front titles horizontal format. A reference: mathematical, atomic weights, classifications, chemical calculations, ... read more
Edition: "Seventeenth Thousand" on title page.
Binding: 1/4 leather
Publisher: E H Butler & Co., Philadelphia.
Date published: 1868
Description: Very good. No dust jacket. Minor rubs to spine ends, spine fold. Interior fine, clean. 681 p. Includes: illustrations, diagrams, index. Dark green leather over spine, embossed decorative design; gold titles. Dark green-black cloth over boards. 5.5x7.5x2in. Pen&Ink small drawings. Collectible early edition: Classic mid-19th century chemistry text book. 2 parts: Inorganic and Organic Chemistry. 1850 Preface by translator; 3rd American Edition Preface by same, 1861, with updated, added info. ... read more