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The Voyage of the Lucky Dragon

By: Bennett, Jack

Price: $6.44

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1989

Seller ID: TR-02001

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket

Library mark on title page. A book about a family leaving their homeland to go to a better place where they can make more money and live comfortably. 160 pages including ideas for a roundtable discussion, notes about the author, and a glossary. View more info

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Principles of Morals and Legislation

By: Bentham Esq. , M. A. , Jeremy

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Oxford, England, Oxford At The Clarendon Press: 1879

Seller ID: 004150

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

This volume was released from the Lamont Library of the Harvard College Library. It was purchased from the fund given by Robert Parker Clapp, class of 1879, for books on economics. The following is on the copyright page: NOTE: The First Edition of this work was printed in the year 1780 and first published in 1789. The present Edition is a careful reprint of 'A New Edition, corrected by the Author, ' which was published in 1823. The preface is fascinating; it discusses th... View more info

Sunbeams: HBJ Reading Program Level 8

By: Early, Margaret (editor)

Price: $6.44

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace, Javonovich And Company: 1987

Edition: 87

Seller ID: 000395

ISBN: 0153305088

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

A varied, interesting text book. It includes poems, stories, information articles, study pieces, and lots of great illustrations and photographs. The book is worn on all corners, but the heaving binding is very good everywhere else. 328 pages, no marks or tears found (I went through it pretty carefully) . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

Lippincott's Horn-Ashbagh Speller

By: Horn, Ph. D. , Ernest and Ashbaugh, Ph. D. , Ernest J.

Price: $7.36

Publisher: J. P. Lippincott Company: 1922

Seller ID: T-08001

Condition: Good with no dust jacket

For grades one through four (Part 1) . The binding is good, some wear at edges but very solid. Ex-textbook that was used by several children, names listed on inside front cover. This is the teacher's book because it explains how to teach children spelling. 48 pages, two pages taped in a small area, one page torn in a small area at the bottom; none affect readability. Pages are good. View more info

Progressive Course in Spelling, Complete

By: Hunt, J. N.

Price: $9.20

Publisher: New York, American Book Company: 1910

Seller ID: T-08002

Condition: Good with no dust jacket

This text book may have been novel at the time because the preface indicates that English is a much-ignored subject in high school. The book focuses on spelling and pronunciation. The two parts of the book are planned to cover three years, and words are grouped so as to study related words. This is a teacher's volume and was in use up to at least 1941 (dated 11/20/41) . The binding is worn through at the edges and spine ends. The top and bottom edges also have medium to ... View more info

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The Art of the Infinite: the Pleasures of Mathematics

By: Kaplan, Robert; Kaplan, Ellen

Price: $12.88

Publisher: New York, Oxford Univ Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002282

ISBN: 019514743X

Condition: New in New dust jacket

NEW - The Kaplans take us on a witty, literate and accessible tour of the world of mathematics. This book looks at infinity, in its countless guises, as a touchstone for understanding mathematical thinking. Tracing a path rom Pythagoras, whose great Theorem led inexorably to a discovery that his followers tried to keep secret (the existence of irrational numbers) ; through Descartes and Leibniz; to the brilliant, haunted Georg Cantor, who proved that infinity can come in... View more info

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Pathogenetic and Therapeutic Aspects of Chronic Renal Failure

By: Koch, K. M. ; Stein, Gunter (edited by)

Price: $29.44

Publisher: New York, Marcel Dekker Inc: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001950

ISBN: 0824798945

Condition: New with no dust jacket

This book is based on an international workshop, "Chronic Renal Failure: Pathogenetic and Therapeutic Aspect, " held in Berlin in May, 1996. The workshop addressed a number of issues of great relevance to our understanding of the pathophysiology of chronic renal failure, as well as to the development of new therapeutic approaches to delay its progress and treat its consequences. Part One deals with Pathogenesis of Progression of Renal Insufficiency and Impact of ... View more info

Theater: Preparation and Performance

By: Lee, Charlotte; Grote, David

Price: $16.56

Publisher: Glenview, IL, Scott, Foresman And Company: 1987

Seller ID: 001809

ISBN: 0673270483

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket

This book is for the person going into theater, and the chapters are divided into units of information. Unit 1: Development of Performance Skills; Unit 2: Interpretation for the Single Performer; Unit 3: The Performer's Craft; Unit 4: The Play and the Actor; Unit V: Stagecraft; Unit 6: Group Interpretation; Unit 7: Interpretation Outside the Classroom; Unit 8: History of Performance. 370 pages including an index. Well illustrated in color and black and white. This is a t... View more info

Linear Algebra with Applications

By: Leon, Steven J.

Price: $18.40

Publisher: New York, MacMillan & Company: 1984

Edition: Sixth Printing

Seller ID: 003077

ISBN: 0023698705

Condition: Good with no dust jacket

This textbook is suitable for either a sophomore level course or a juiner-or senior-level course. The only prerequisite is calculus. The subjects covered are Matrices and Systems of Equations, Determinants, Vector Spaces, Linear Transformations, Orthogonality, Eigenvalues, and Numerical Linear Algebra. Answers to selected exercises are included. First published in 1980. 338 pages with bibliography and index. Light highlighting in the first 100 pages. Moderate to heavy we... View more info

No Liberty for License : the Forgotten Logic of the First Amendment

By: Lowenthal, David

Price: $8.28

Publisher: Dallas, Tx, U. S. A., Spence Publishing Company: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001192

ISBN: 0965320847

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket

In this original reassessment of the First Amendment, the distinguished political philosopher David Lowenthal reaches unorthodox yet compelling conclusions about the place of free speech and religion in the American constitutional order. Professor Lowenthal demonstrates that the framers of the Constitution and Bill of Rights had an understanding of freedom quite different from that to which we have grown accustomed. They recognized that freedom without limits degenerates... View more info

Englisch Lernen Ein Vergnugen!

By: Mac Callum, T W

Price: $18.40

Publisher: Munchen, Germany, R. Piper & Co.: 1928

Seller ID: 003846

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

This is a well-written book for an individual fluent in German with a background in English to increase their knowledge. Part one includes lessons involving adjectives, verbs, pronouns and so forth. Also included are paragraphs to translate from German to English, and others the opposite; side notes are included. The few English paragraphs I have read are amusing, and many have a humorous illustration at the side. Part two includes longer readings and translations, prove... View more info

Emerging Voices; a Cross-Cultural Reader

By: Madden-Simpson, Janet and Blake, Sara M.

Price: $6.44

Publisher: New York, Holt Rinehart Winston: 1990

Seller ID: T-13001

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket

Very slight edgewear. The cover is red and black. This reader is a good textbook for home schooling as it teaches about different groups of people in an interesting way, including short stories. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

Good Reading - Fourth Reader

By: Manly, John M. ; Rickert, Edith; Leubrie, Nina

Price: $9.20

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribners Sons: 1927

Seller ID: 000352

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

This reader is teacher's edition. There is a communication - from author to teacher, and at the beginning of each new section or story there is a short explanation of what one will learn reading that piece. It also includes games and learning exercises that would be relevent to use now. The blue binding has wear at all edges. Most of the wear is at the corners. The spine is tight; this is a good, solid book. 352 pages, one has a 1/2" tear, a few at the start have sta... View more info

Sounds of the Storyteller

By: Martin, Jr. , Bill

Price: $5.06

Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart And Winston: 1966

Seller ID: 000252

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket

This is a wonderful English-language reader to use in home schooling. It has short rhymes, poetry, and short stories. The book progresses so that the stories at the end are longer than in the beginning. All pages are illustrated. 288 pages, no writing, marks or tears on the pages. The binding is heavy and without wear. On the front free end page is written "Room 108." 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

In the Village

By: Travis, I. M.

Price: $5.01

Publisher: Longmans Green And Co. , Ltd.: 1960

Seller ID: CH-01084

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket

New English Supplementary Reader, Stage 1. 16 pages, no marks or tears noted. View more info

Rare As Hens' Teeth

By: Various Authors

Price: $5.52

Publisher: Lexington, MA, D. C. Heath And Company: 1991

Seller ID: 000625

ISBN: 0669235350

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

This is a textbook and has a great variety of stories, poems, science fiction, informational works and folk tales. Well illustrated, pages are glossy which illuminates the drawings and photos. Something good in this book for everyone! Includes a glossary and brief dictionary. Cover is in very good condition. Bent at the corners and 2 small chips on the edges. Heavy book. ; 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall View more info