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scriptoria books

over 42 years combined of library and bookstore experience scriptoria brings you an interesting collection of 30,000 books, now selling online from the lower level of a church. we have specialties in literature; progressive politics and the '60s; cleveland and regional books; poetry; science fiction and mysteries, and growing shelves of philosophy and religion titles.

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Fine in very good dust jacket. Signed by author. no marks, but for autograph on front free end paper. dust jacket is intact with very slight shelf wear. 86 p. Audience: General/trade. the title poem was read at the inauguration of jimmy carter.


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Edition: reprint of 1935 edition from appleton-century Binding: Hardcover Publisher: gnome press, inc., hicksville, n.y. Date published: 1959

Description: Very good in very good dust jacket. near fine hardcover in a very good (light wear, one small tear top back, price clipped) dust jacket. no marks. viii, 397 p. spine of book and d.j. read "fantasy classic library". elsewhere both read gnome press. last of the trilogy that includes "tros of samothrace, " and "queen cleopatra. " Read More

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woodstock nation; a talk-rock album. used book

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Binding: Trade paperback Publisher: vintage books., new york. Date published: 1969

Description: Very good. No dust jacket as issued. light cover wear, especially a rubbed area by front spine, and beginning of foxing on fore edge. vi, 153 p. : illus. (part col. ); 21 cm. abbie hoffman, the comic genius of the sixties, was serious about stopping the vietnam war and in working to bring african-americans into the mainstream of america. but he didn't use the language of the left or of the establishment, instead he punctured the language in use with comic images and ideas of his own. Read More

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portnoy's complaint. used book

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Edition: "first printing" Binding: Hardcover Publisher: random house., new york. Date published: 1969

Description: Very good in very good dust jacket. near fine hardcover in a very good dust jacket (intact but with two small tears and edge wear; worst jacket problem is that it was folded on book so that beginning of title on front shows on spine). First edition. [8], 274 p. price on dust jacket "$6.95" but top edge of flap clipped just beside price. Read More

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tattooing a to z: a guide to successful tattooing. used book

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: spaulding & rogers mfg. inc. Date published: 1988 ISBN-13: 9780929719009 ISBN: 092971900X

Description: naydan, ted. Very good in very good dust jacket. very slight shelf wear/use. no marks. one minor crease on dust jacket. 141, [5] pages plus 8 pages of color photographs. sewn binding. black cloth over boards. audience: general/trade. an good introduction to the art of and the tools for tattooing. a beautifully designed book. Read More

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vandals in the bomb factory: the history and literature of the students for a democratic society used book

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: scarecrow press, metuchen, n.j. Date published: 1976 ISBN-13: 9780810808904 ISBN: 0810808900

Description: Very good. Ex-library. pocket in back, label on title page and verso, inked number on dedication page, white dewey number on spine. 485 p. Audience: General/trade. a good one volume source for a chronology of, and anthology by, the s.d.s. Read More

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reasons for pardoning fielden, neebe, & schwab, the haymarket anarchists used book

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Edition: "published for the illinois labor history society" Binding: Trade paperback Publisher: charles h. kerr publishing company, chicago Date published: 1986

Description: Very good. cover may be faded, or is of lighter tone than later edition, a few minor marks. interior clean and unmarked. 63 p. a 4 and an half by 6 and 3 quarters, with glued binding. altgeld, 1847-1902, was the first of the progressive movement to be governor of illinois. he served but one term (1893-1897), and was defeated as much by this pardon as for any other reason. he should be known for worker safety laws and child labor laws, but haymarket overshadowed all else. yet as he states here " ... Read More

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a spectre is haunting europe: poems of revolutionary spain used book

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Binding: Trade paperback Publisher: critics group, new york Date published: 1936

Description: Fair. fair to good. paper age toned and cover shows an even dust soiling. but intact with no writing, water, coffee or grease marks. 32 + wraps p. 5 and an half by eight inch stapled booklet with yellow card cover. 11 poems. alberti, 1902-1999, was, young, associated with "generación del 27", the avant garde circle of writers and artists. later he moved in the circles of the republican and revolutionary folks. after the fall of the republic to franco, he spent years in exile, first in paris, ... Read More

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Binding: Trade paperback Publisher: workers library publishers, new york Date published: 1938

Description: Good. lightly aged and soiled cover. spine split about 2 inches from upper staple to top. 63 + wraps p. 5 by 7 and a quarter inch stapled booklet. dallet, 1907-1937, was killed in a attempted forward advance of the republic forces in the spanish civil war. he had a somewhat privileged upbringing going to private high schools and dartmouth college. after a little more than 2 years of college he dropped out (still in the age when a college degree was not essential to a good white collar job) and ... Read More

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poetical works and remains of henry kirke white with life by robert southey. used book

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: george routledge and sons., london. Date published: n/a.

Description: birket foster. Very good. No dust jacket. book plate removed from front paste down and another with owner's signature pasted on top: previous removal seen from around the sides. "c066985" in ink on bottom of contents page. no other marks seen. viii, 456 p. Includes illustrations. well illustrated blue boards, spine slightly darkened. Read More

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