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And May God Have Mercy . . . The Case Against Capital Punishment.

By: Block, Eugene B.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Fearon Publisher's: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 5154

Condition: Fine condition in Very Good jacket


Inscribed by the author on front endpaper. 197 pp.; 8vo; cloth in black & blue dust jacket with rubbing at edges.Block was a veteran San Francisco newspaperman and writer who spent more than twenty-five years with the San Francisco Call-Bulletin, who wrote extensively on crime and prison reform. View more info

The Vindicators.

By: Block, Eugene B.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 5155

Condition: Fine condition in Very Good dust jacket, in protective mylar wrap


Inscribed by the author on front endpaper. 272 pp.; 8vo; cloth in black dust jacket with rubbing and moderate wear at edges.True stories of men accused of crimes hey did not commit, and of the courageous police officers, lawyers, and criminologists who set them free. Block was a veteran San Francisco newspaperman and writer who spent more than twenty-five years with the San Francisco Call-Bulletin, who wrote extensively on crime and prison reform. View more info

The Vindicators.

By: Block, Eugene B.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 5984

Condition: Very Good condition


Inscribed by the author on front endpaper. 272 pp.; 8vo; black cloth without dust jacket.. Minor cover wear. True stories of men accused of crimes hey did not commit, and of the courageous police officers, lawyers, and criminologists who set them free. Block was a veteran San Francisco newspaperman and writer who spent more than twenty-five years with the San Francisco Call-Bulletin, who wrote extensively on crime and prison reform. View more info

Marriage, Family and Residence. Amreican Museum Sourcebooks in Anthropology.

By: Bohannan, Paul and John Middleton, editors.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, The Natural History Press: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2769

Condition: Fine condition in Fine jacket


411 pp., incl. bibliography & index; cloth in dust jacket. View more info

Miss Behavior. Popularity, Poise and Personality for the Teen-Age Girl.

By: Bryant, Bernice.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Indianapolis & N.Y., Bobbs-Merrill: (1948)

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 6479

Condition: Fine condition in poor jacket


295 pp.; 8vo; blue cloth lettered in gilt; illustrated by Jean Baker. In dust jacket with closed tears; chips at edges; loss at corners, and loss of just over one third of the back panel and top of spine. In protective mylar wrap such that the illustrated front cover is somewhat preserved. View more info

How to be Happy though Married; being a handbook to marriage.

By: by a graduate in the university of matrimony [Edward J. Hardy]. .

Price: $100.00

Publisher: N.Y., Scribner's: 1886

Edition: 1st U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 8029

Condition: Good Condition


285 pp., (14) p., publisher's ads; 8vo; light brown cloth lettered in gilt with floral illustration accross spine & front cover, Covers soiled with a somewhat pronounced blotch on back. Ownership names in pencil front endpaper: "Mr. & Mrs. Elam Biggs, Grass Valley, Cal., 1886." Four copy photographs laid in showing Mr. and Mrs. Biggs, the Victorian House that he built which is currently the Elam Biggs Bead & Breakfast in Grass Valley; also a photograph of Elam ... View more info

A Spectacle Unto the World, The Catholic Worker Movement.

By: Coles, Robert; Photographs by Jon Erikson.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N.Y., Viking: 1974

Seller ID: 8003

ISBN: 0670004111

Condition: Near Fine condition


71 pp.; oblong 8vo; brown wrappers; over 40 pages of black & white photographs. Touch of foxing to top rim of rear cover; touch of cover wear.With a moving essay by Coles, part historical, part religious meditation on the radical Catholic movement and its founders, Dorothy Day and Peter Maurin. View more info

Traps for the Young. Edited by Robert Bremner.

By: Comstock, Anthony.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Harvard University Press: 1967

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 4900

Condition: Near Fine condition in Very Good jacket


262 pp.; 8vo; cloth in moderately soiled yellow jacket. A few specs of foxing top edge. Reprinting the original manifesto of the paranoid postal inspector and his crusade angainst Satan and the "sewer mouth of society." View more info

Leaves From Life.

By: Dillon, E. J.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd.: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4580

Condition: Good Condition in poor jacket in protective mylar wrap.


243 pp.; cloth, spine stamped in gilt, in printed paper jacket. Ex-library (Joseph M. Gleason), with blemish to cloth lower spine where call letters were removed, attractive bookplate on front pastedown; stamped numbers on copyright page crossed out in pen over which is written 'withdrawn', and initialed; light foxing to foredge. Jacket soiled, foxed, faded lower edge with tears and loss at spine ends up to 2".Stories and essays from the author's observation... View more info

Facts of Life. The Social Construction of Vital Statistics, Ontario. 1869-1952.

By: Emery, George.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Montreal & Kingston, McGill-Queen's University: [1993]

Seller ID: 2591

ISBN: 0773511113

Condition: Fine condition in Fine jacket


243 pp.; 8vo; cloth in black d.j.; tables & charts. View more info

Folklore on the American Land.

By: Emrich, Duncan.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston & Toronto, Little, Brown: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8011

Condition: Fine condition in Fine jacket, with protective mylar wrap


707 pp., includes general index, and index of song titles and first lines; 4to; cloth in dust jacket.; copiously illustrated with black & white photographs. View more info

Nevada Folklife, A Guide. Together with Nevada Folk Arts Apprenticeships 1989-1991. .

By: Graham, Andrea.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Nevada State Council on the Arts: 1990

Seller ID: 5053

Condition: Fine condition


2 separate publications: 20 & 16 pp.; 8vo; wrappers; illustrations. View more info

Image for (Two Titles): Leather Armchairs. A Guide to the Great Clubs of London, together with The Club.

(Two Titles): Leather Armchairs. A Guide to the Great Clubs of London, together with The Club.

By: GRAVES, CHARLES. INTRODUCTION BY P. G. WODEHOUSE; ANDREW GRAHAM.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Coward-McCann; Reynal: 1964; 1957

Seller ID: 8557

Condition: Very Good condition in Very Good jackets, with protective Mylar Wrap


Leather Armchairs:194 pp.; 4to; Gilt stamped white cloth back over boards; light soil to small portions of spine; sprinkle of foxing top edge; owner's name front endpaper. In price clipped jacket with chips and wear at corners; tape repair to closed tear leading front corner. Illustrated with color photographs, including frontis, and drawings. The Club: 240 pp.; 8vo; cloth, in price clipped jacket. Illustrations by Osbert Lancaster.What goes on behind the stern ... View more info

The Alternative, Communal Life in New America.

By: Hedgepeth, William, and Dennis Stock.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Collier-McMillan Ltd.: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4225

Condition: Good or better condition thus


191 pp.; 4to; black wrappers; black & white photographs throughout by Dennis Stock, including many full and double page spreads. Owner's signature above title (front page); one inch closed tear at top front corner near spine edge, mended inside with clear archival tape, else light wear. Excellent photo-documentary of the counter-cultural movement of the period. View more info

King's X, Common Law and the Death of Sir Harry Oakes.

By: Houts, Marshall.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N.Y., William Morrow & Co.: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 6621

Condition: Very Good condition in Very Good jacket, with protective Mylar Wrap


8vo; blue cloth back and black paper over boards. Owner's bookplate on front pastedown. In price-clipped blue jacket with light wear at edges. View more info

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ReInhabiting the Village, CoCreating our Future.

By: Jamaica Stevens, collaboratively authored with many "Voices of the Village"

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Bandon, Or, Robert D. Reed Publishers: 2016

Seller ID: 7871

Condition: New


346 pp.; 4to (11" x 8.5"); illustrated green wrappers; printed on various colors of white & color stock. Color illustrations throughout including portraits, scenes & landscapes, building structures, graphic reproductions. "Reinhabiting the Village . . . is a multimedia resource hub co-created by an alliance of coalition partners contributing their knowledge and perspectives to foster thriving project, organizations, and communities." View more info

The Faces of Crime and Genius. The Historical Impact of the Genius - Criminal.

By: Lipton, Dean.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: South Brunswick, N. Y., London, A. S. Barnes, Thomas Yoseloff: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 7651

Condition: Fine condition in Fine jacket, with protective mylar wrap


8vo; black cloth, in pictorial white jacket. Inscribed by the author on front endpaper "To Dr. Lars Vistnes - with my gratitude for his help in many ways." Light rubbing in spots on front of jacket.The crimes of seven men and one woman, includes Jack London: "a juvenile delinquent, thief, drunkard, revolutionary socialist and racist. He labored for a dime an hour, but he became the world's highest paid writer." View more info

Society in America.

By: MARTINEAU, HARRIET.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Transaction: 1981

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 8452

ISBN: 0878558535

Condition: As New


357 pp.; 8vo; wrappers. Still in original shrinkwrap."Harriet Martineau brought to her observations the convictions of a vehement English liberal and an astonishingly modern sociological approach. In 1834 she wrote the first draft of How to Observe Manners and Morals--perhaps the earliest book on the methodology of social research. In abridging the 800-page original for the modern reader, Lipset has concentrated on Martineau's brilliant discussion of religiou... View more info

Eastern Love, Volume 1.

By: Mathers, E. Powys.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N.Y. & London, Liveright, Rodeker: 1930

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 5064

Condition: Near Fine condition


Volume 1 only, of 3. No.1432 of 1500 copies. Vellum backed brown cloth; vellum bubbling a bit back cover strip. View more info

Outsiders in Urban Societies.

By: Sibley, David.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N.Y., St. Martin's Press: [1981]

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 3454

ISBN: 0312591926

Condition: Fine condition in Fine jacket


212 pp.; 8vo; gray paper over boards, in pictorial dust jacket; maps, line drawings.Drawing on personal experience of gypsy communities, the author examines the economy and social organization of British travellers and sets them in geographical and historical context of urban Europe. View more info