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JUSTICE in JAPAN: Supreme in Japan

By: N/A

Price: $22.00

Publisher: 1975

Seller ID: 7735

Illustrated endpapers in the front are photogaraphs of 62 Justices of the Supreme Court of Japan; Back cover is illustrated with pictures or photos of 19 President of the taishinin who defended the judicial power under the Meiji Constitution. 48 pages of text with illustrations includes: Vicissitudes of Law and History of Justice from Ancient of Modern Period; Meiji Constitution and Development of Modern Political Structure and Judical System; Political Structure and Jud... View more info

The Jews in Nazi Germany: a Handbook of Facts Regarding Their Present Situation

By: N/A

Price: $24.00

Publisher: The American Jewish Committee: 1935

Seller ID: 8500

177 pages. Brown wraps with edge tears and stains on sides, hinge weak. Contents include: The Situation of the Jews Before 1933; Nazi Agitation Against Jews Before 1933; Anti-Jewish Measures Under the Nazis, Anti-Jewish Legistation; The Results of Two Years' Oppression; Text of Laws Affecting Jews; Ex-Library View more info

HAG HABIKURIM: Festival of First Fruits, a Choral Pageant

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Transcontinental Music Corporation: 1947

Seller ID: 11740

44 pages. Based on Palestinian Melodies in a Concert Setting for Voices and Piano by Max Helfman. Outer wraps are stained, interior has brown spots a number of places, text is clean. A Freudenthal Publication. Includes dance suggestions, poems, music with score, narration View more info

Jewish Frontier - Bound Volume 1946 (Original Newsprint)

By: N/A

Price: $72.00

Publisher: Jewish Frontier Association: 1946

Seller ID: 13251

Black boards contain 12 months of original newsprint, the "Jewish Frontier includes all volumes from January 1946 to December 1946. Reports from Correspondents in the Middle East, Europe and the US, Hearings in Washington, Herzl's Judenstaat, Kurds in Iraq and Iran, Includes many articles, not limited to Middle East politics and economics, but also articles on Black American history in the South, The Jewishness of Franz Kafka, Jewish Chaplaincy, Martin Luther, Nurenb... View more info

Staff Study of the Frank Peroff Case

By: N/A

Price: $80.00

Publisher: U. S. Government Printing Office: 1975

Seller ID: 14211

Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations of the Committee on Government Operations, United States Senate. Frank Peroff was a confidental drug informer, who reported to agents that Robert Vesco and Norman Le Blanc financing a $300,000 heroin transaction. Vesco was a major campaign contribotor to the 1972 re-elction campaign of President Richard Nixon. 237 pages. Very clean, light creases on top edges View more info

The World's Health: a Monthly Review Index to Volume VII January - December 1927

By: N/A

Price: $55.00

Publisher: The League of Red Cross Societies: 1927

Seller ID: 15882

Contains numerous drawings and color plates, advertisements, articles, etc. This volume, Volume 8, is a 12 month compilation of monthly reviews. Some of the contents include: How the Death rate from Cancer can be Diminished; Should a Medical Exam before Marriage be obligatory? Pioneer Policewomen; Red Cross in Hungary; Professor Ramon's Work on Diphterhia, Cancer in Various Races, A visit to Florence Nightingale from a Japanese Lady Educator, The German Red Cross, Flood ... View more info

The World's Health: a Monthly Review Index to Volume IX January - December 1928

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The League of Red Cross Societies: 1928

Seller ID: 16089

Contains numberous drawings and color plates, advertisements, articles, etc. This volume, Volume 9, is a 12 month compilation of monthly reviews. Some of the contents include: Anti-Tuberculosis Work in the US, The Drama of Disease at Sea, Public Health and Propaganda, Gustave Ador, The Campaign Against Venereal Disease, etc; Ex-Library View more info

Bibliotheque Du Medecin-Praticien - Tome 7

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Chez J. B. Bailliere: 1848

Seller ID: 16692

657 pages. French text is written in two columns. Book is intact -Boards have heavy rubbing, spine title cracked with large pieces missing; text has brown age spots, front board is cracked, loose; page before the title page has a tear. Sous la Direciton du Docteur Farre. Book is about diseases and medical conditions View more info

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The Issue of Lebanon: Elements for an Analytical Approach

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Lebanese Forces Command: 1982

Seller ID: 16790

April 1982. 177 pages. Includes separate 8.5x11 card stock color Map of Lebanon (Carte du Liban) which depicts color-coded occupation zones. This book is a set of studies on various subjects Lebanon faced after 7 years of war. Contains - Lebanonese resistance, Illegal Syrian Armed Presence, Sketches, Demographic problems Why Zahle, 'The Church for our world' Movement; Social Survey of the Children and Educational system; Popular committee; Culture; Lebanese economy; Adde... View more info

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Rag-Bag Toys: Instructions and full-size patterns for eleven toys

By: N/A

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Dryad Press:

Seller ID: 18163

Undated -circa 1940. Clean inside, name inside, cover has soiling. 47 pages. Sticker on the title page that states The Manual Arts Press. Book Production War Economy Standard. Includes: Teddy Bear - cut him from a moth-eaten motor rug; A "Darkie" made from part of an old black flt hat, black American cloth or patent leather, Simon Simon; Baby Ball; Giraffe; Chubby Pink Pig from an old vest; A Golliwog made from an old black swimsuit plus more. There is also a cle... View more info

The Bogus War of Liberation in South Vietnam

By: N/A

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Saigon: 1966

Seller ID: 18324

Stiff wrappers have soiling to the white covers. 68 plus pages. Appears this may have been referred as the "White Book" Illustrated with many photographs. Includes Appendices and Examples of Communist Aggression such as arms and ammunitions and Subversive agents infiltration View more info

Edie the Egg Lady (John Waters)

By: N/A

Price: $125.00

Publisher: 1976

Seller ID: 19292

Rare postcard. Signed by Edith (Edie) Massey, Edie the Egg Lady, the famous star of John Waters films, Multiple Maniacs, Pink Flamingos, and Female trouble. Postcard photo of Edie during a broadcast at Philadelphia's WXPN. Postcard written to a former Baltimore Sun reporter, Signed by Edie Massey; Signed by Notable Personage, Unrelated View more info

Seminole Indians with Alligator: Giant Post Card

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Pinellas Park, FL, The Hartman Card Co:

Seller ID: 19541

Color Post card. G-4, Just Kids, Seminole Indians, In the Sunshine State, Florida. Front depicts Seminole children dressed in colorful clothing posing with a full-sized alligator. Back has a Postage 3-cent area. No writing on the back of the postcard. ; Giant Postcard G-4 View more info

You Are Peter : a Visit to the People of Rural America : Press Information, October 4, 1979 Papal Visit

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Papal Visit: 1979

Seller ID: 20970

Book is divided into sections. Table of Contents include: Press Headquarters/Press Relations; Maps of Interest; Catholic Diocese of Des Moines; Pope John Paul II; Des Moines Airport/Iowa National Guard; St. Patrick's Irish Settlement; Living History Farms; Liturgy Participants; Pilgrimages; National Catholic rural Life Conference; etc. Also contains a draft of "Strangers and Guests: Toward community in the heartland: A study statement on Land from the Catholic Bishop... View more info

Down in Sunny Dixie: Giant Post Card

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Pinellas Park, FL, Hartman Card Co:

Seller ID: 22557

Color Post card. "Two Staple Products", down in Sunny Dixie. Clean. No writing on the back of this Giant Post Card. Picture of an African American baby in a wicker backetful of cotton (he appears to be in his 'natural state'. Back of card states: Two Staple Products - A trip to Florida through the south will take you through 'The Land of Cotton'. For those who have not seen coton in Its natural state this is a wonderful sight. Negroes are everywhere and their cus... View more info

Ketuvot Mesuparot (Inscriptions Reveal) Yame Hab-Bet Ha-Rishon Ve-Has-Seni U-Tequfa Ham-Mishna Ve-Ha-Talmud

By: N/A

Price: $72.00

Publisher: Zim Israel Navigation Co: 1972

Seller ID: 22635

278 pages. Hebrew text. Illustrated with photographs. Red cloth board, good binding. DJ has large tears, creases. Book is about how inscriptions can be used by archaeologists and others. Examples shown are coins, pottery, etc View more info

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Genios Da Pintura: (4 Volumes) Volumes 1, 2, 3, and 4 Modigliani, Durer, Picasso, Chagall, Van Gogh, Cezanne, Matisse, Giotta, Etc

By: N/A

Price: $190.00

Publisher: Para A Lingua Portuguesa: 1973

Seller ID: 9035

Outer boards have scratches, bumped corner. One page has small tear; 4 different oversized books, written in Portuguese on the Renaissance, Romance and Post-Impressionist periods. Illustrated with black and white and full color illustrations, along with text. VOLUME I: Contents include: Giotto, Paolo Uccello, Van Eyck, Fra Angelico, Piero Della Francesca, Botticelli, Bosch, Leonardo da Vinci, Raffaello, Tiziano, Durer, Michelangelo. VOLUME II: DA RENASCENCA AO ROMANTISMO... View more info

A Practical Treatise on Diseases of the Urinary and Generative Organs in Both Sexes - Part I. - Non Specific Diseases. Part II. - Syphilis

By: Acton, William

Price: $300.00

Publisher: J.S. Redfield: 1852

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17681

Leather binding. 459 pages. Book is intact, front board attached, but loose. Spine label title is present, the bottom part of the spine cover is missing. Includes illustrations and color plates. Contains 8 color plates - explanations of the plates is given. Has some foxing. Discusson on Blennorrhagia, Epididymitis, Gonorrheael Rheumatism, Impotency, Warts, Eczema, Chancre, bubo, Syphillis. Formulary and Index. Assumed First Edition, no other editions listed View more info

Lectures, Selected Papers, Addresses

By: Adler, Cyrus

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Privately Printed: 1933

Seller ID: 8252

Clean text, library stamped in several places. Blue cloth has some fraying at the spine, some bumping. Privately Printed, Philadelphia, 1933. Contents include: Samuel Pierpont Langley, Thomas Jefferson, Moses Aaron Dropsie, Solomon Schecter, Israel Zangwill, Oscar Straus, Louis Marshall, Albert Einstein. Also The Semitic Seminary of Johns Hopkins University, Jewish American history, Palestinian Jewry, The Passfield White Paper, and much more. Bibliography. ; Ex-Library View more info

Outline of Physiology

By: Amberson, William R. and Dietrich C. Smith

Price: $10.00

Publisher: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4806

This book is published jointly by F. S. Crofts & Co of New York and The Williams & Wilkins Company of Baltimore. 412 pages. Clean text. Over 170 figures. Contents; The Living Cell; basic phenomena of life; Nervous Integration of Physiological function; Circulation, respiration and metabolism; digestion and excretion; The Endocrine Glands and Reproduction View more info

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Pictorial History of European Medicine and Pharmaceutics

By: Antall, Jozsef

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Corvina Kiado: 1981

Seller ID: 14772

Each picture is accompanied by explanatory and descriptive material. Emphasis is given to Hungary's role in the medical and pharmaceutical history of Europe. Clean with light DJ wear View more info

Bilder Aus Der Geschichte Der Europaischen Heilkunde Und Pharmazie

By: Antall, Jozsef

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Corvina Kiado: 1981

Seller ID: 16018

Printed in Hungary, Druckerei Kener, Gyoma. Text in German: Illustrated with 92 plates. All plates appear to be full-page color. Includes antique medical instrumentation, apothecary items, works of art depicting alchemist, illnesses, etc . Black boards, clean text, Light scuffing to the boards. Boards have a white jar with Latin writing in black lettering View more info

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As We Know: Poems (Photo of Author Included)

By: Ashbery, John

Price: $165.00

Publisher: Penguin Classics: 1979

Seller ID: 18233

Includes a separate, black and white glossy PHOTO of John Ashbery dated 1979. Review copy with review slip along with a Viking newsletter. Clean text, cover has some creases and scratches; some pages are creased at the top edge. Contains 47 short lyrical pieces plus the long poem, "Litany." Some of the poems are Sleeping in the Corners of Our Lives, Five Pedantic Pieces, Flowering Death, My Erotic Double, A Box and Its Contents, Distant Relatives, Hittite Lullaby... View more info

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Die Geschichte Des J├╝dischen Volkes Und Seiner Litteratur Vom Babylonischen Exile Bis Auf Die Gegenwart

By: Back, Samuel

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Breslau, Wilhelm Jacobsohn: 1887

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12984

Red cloth boards, text in German, bright gilt edges and gilt writing on boards. 535 pages, Binding has no cracks, but the title page and forward (to page IV) and the last page (index page) are loose. Appears to be a 1st edition, no other publication dates shown. Decorative endpapers View more info

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A Fine Madness (Signed)

By: Baker, Elliot

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Authorhouse: 2005

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 11343

SIGNED by Elliot Baker on the front endpaper. Book is in very good condition, minor wear. Very good binding, very clean, light DJ wear; Signed by Author View more info

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One Hundred Years of History of the Baltimore General Dispensary

By: Baltimore General Dispensary

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Baltimore, A. Hoen & Co:

Seller ID: 17747

Undated. Boards with gilt writing. Frontispiece Baltimore General Dispensary, 1901. Unpaginated. Includes - A Hundred Years of Charity 1801-1901. Charter. Officers. Includes two pictures of the dispensary - one located on W. Lexington St 1901, the other on Baltimore and Grant Streets, 1801. In addition to the history of the Dispensary, a history of Baltmore is described. Writing in pencil on several pages whereby someone annotated their relatives that are mentioned withi... View more info

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Die Praktilche Wiener Kochin and Hausfrau

By: Bauer, Anna

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Wien, Derflinger & Fischer: 1900

Seller ID: 17669

German text. Good binding, brown age spots in various places; a couple of pages have edge tears at the bottom. Name inside. Marbled decorative boards over green cloth. 432 pages plus index and appendix. Several color plates including : Two separate color plates - one showing Poisonous Mushrooms, the other showing Regular Mushrooms and another color plate - Beef and Pork Chops. ; The Practical Viennese Cook and Housewife View more info

Where the Sun Shines when it Rains

By: Becker, Carolee Menefee

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Fifth Avenue Publishing: 1916

Seller ID: 13177

Decorative throughout with Nature theme - Each page is bordered by blue and white illustrations which contain within the text. Boards decorated with small white and purple flowers, faded gilt title and some bumping. Endpapers illustrated with trees in a watercolor type drawing. Includes "About Ben Adhem"by Leigh Hunt, poem by Wordsworth; Prelude is "A Message of the Flowers" View more info

Antiques Price List

By: Bentz, Glen

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Charleston, SC, A'Riga IV Antiques: 1984

Seller ID: 19342

Letter signed by Glen Bentz giving descriptions and price lists of Antique Medical, Dental, Pharmaceutical and Related items. This is a six-page typewritten list. View more info

Medical Museums, with Special Reference to the Army Medical Museum At Washington

By: Billings, John S

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Medical News: 1888

Seller ID: 16677

Blue papers wraps have creases and tears, name of the front. Text is clean, has some creases. Front cover states: The President's Address, delivered Before the Congress of American Physicians an Surgeons, September 20, 1888. Reprinted from The Medical News, September 22, 1888. 43 pages View more info