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1 A Special Study Set of Fine Art Reproductions
Cambridge, MA, U.S.A. The University Prints 
This is a boxed set of 247 (only 245 are still present) black-and-white prints, 5 1/2" x 8", of the art and architecture of early Western civilization -- from the Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans to medieval Europe. Each plate has been numbered in the margin and tidy notes have been penned on the back of each plate.They are in excellent condition; the box containing them has modest bumping and wear.

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2 Chinese and Japanese Painting : A Special Study Set of Fine Art Reproductions
Cambridge, MA, U.S.A. The University Prints 
This is a boxed set of 141 black-and-white prints, 5 1/2" x 8", of Chinese and Japanese artworks -- many of them in The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. They are in excellent condition; the box containing them has modest bumping and wear.

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Notes on the Abbey Churches and Notes on the Cathedrals (2 volumes)
3 Notes on the Abbey Churches and Notes on the Cathedrals (2 volumes)
London Photochrom Co., Ltd. Half-Leather 
Undated, though circa early 20th century. Both volumes are in Very Good condition condition. Half-bound in black cloth with beautiful marbled boards. Raised bands on the spines.The spines, the boards, and the top-edges are gilt. Unpaginated. There is some rubbing wear to the board-edges, the tips, and along the spines. A previous owner's bookplate is affixed to both front pastedowns. Otherwise clean, tight, and bright. Interesting little volumes filled not only with text concerning the abbey churches and cathedrals of Britain, but with numerous highly-detailed half-tone engravings by the Photochrom company.

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Catch Me If You Can, Abagnale, Frank W., Jr. (with Stan Redding)
4 Abagnale, Frank W., Jr. (with Stan Redding) Catch Me If You Can
New York, New York, U.S.A. Grosset & Dunlap 0448165384 / 9780448165387 First Edition, First Printing Cloth 
[1980]. Very Good in a Very Good dustjacket. Bound in full blue cloth. The spine is stamped in gilt. Octavo. 253pps. Stated First Printing. There is mild bumping to the spine-ends and a tidy gift inscription is neatly penned near the top of the ffep. Otherwise clean, bright, square and soundly bound. The price-clipped dustjacket, glossy in a new mylar sleeve, is lightly rubbed with crinkling at the spine-ends, a 1/2" closed tear at the top of the front panel, and a crease in the front flap. A nice, presentable copy -- scarce in the first printing. Made into a major motion picture in 2002 by Steven Spielberg, starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hanks. ".Frank W. Abagnale, alias Frank Williams, Robert Conrad, Frank Adams, and Robert Monjo, was one of the most daring con men, forgers, imposters, and escape artists in history. In his brief but notorious criminal career, Abagnale donned a pilot's uniform and copiloted a Pan Am jet, masqueraded as the supervising resident of a hospital, practiced law without a license, passed himself off as a college sociology professor, and cashed over $2.5 million in forged checks, all before he was twenty-one. Known by the police of twenty-six foreign countries and all fifty states as 'The Skywayman,' Abagnale lived a sumptuous life on the lam -- until the law caught up with him. Now recognized as the nation's leading authority on financial foul play, Abagnale is a charming rogue whose hilarious, stranger-than-fiction international escapades, and ingenious escapes -- including one from an airplane -- make 'Catch Me If You Can' an irresistible tale of deceit." Purchase with confidence: all books, gradings, and descriptions are rendered the care of a genuine bibliophile. Satisfaction guaranteed or all costs you've incurred will be promptly refunded. Thanks for your interest in Nooks Of Books. To assist with your decision, photos can be emailed upon request. 
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One Life at a Time, Please, Abbey, Edward
5 Abbey, Edward One Life at a Time, Please
New York, NY, U.S.A. Henry Holt & Company 1988 0805006028 / 9780805006025 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover 
As New in an As New dustjacket. Cherry-red boards quarterbound in black cloth. The spine is gilt-stamped. 225pps. A flawless collector's-quality copy: clean, tight, square, and bright. All tips are sharp. Absolutely no reading wear and no previous ownership markings. The dustjacket, glossy in a mylar sleeve, is equally fine; the original price is intact.

"...Warhorse, gadfly, iconoclast, storyteller, stylist, naturalist -- there is no simple category to contain the vibrant prose of Edward Abbey. And this snappy collection of essays displays the author of Desert Solitaire and The Monkey Wrench Gang at the height of his curmudgeonry. The range is wide: from stories about cattlemen, fellow writers, new and old cities -- especially a fresh look at San Francisco and the Robinson Jeffers land to the south -- and the inconsistencies of the technocrats, to thoughts on sin and redemption. Never has Abbey been sharper and funnier. The prose sparkles like the bright midday sun off desert sandstone."


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Doctors in Blue : The Medical History of the Union Army in the Civil War, Adams, George Worthington
6 Adams, George Worthington Doctors in Blue : The Medical History of the Union Army in the Civil War
New York Schuman 1952 First Edition Cloth SIGNED by the Author
(1952). Near Fine in a Very Good+ dustjacket. Bound in full blue cloth. The spine is stamped in dark blue and gilt. Octavo. [xii] + 253pps. + 16 pages of photos. There is mild bumping to the tips and a previous owner's name is neatly penned in the upper corner of the ffep. Otherwise clean, tight, square, and bright. No apparent reading wear. The dustjacket, glossy in a new mylar sleeve, has light rubbing wear at the extremities and along the folds and a couple of closed tears at the head of the spine; the original price is intact. SIGNED by the author -- without further inscription -- on a special tipped-in page. ".Based on extensive study of surgeons' reports, inspectors observations, soldier narratives and other first-hand materials, 'Doctors in Blue' fills a long glaring gap in the story of American medicine and the history of the American Civil War. Dr. Adams, already distinguished for research in Confederate experience, develops the subject of health and medical practice on the Union side with remarkable skill and balance. Disease, on the Northern side as on the Southern, was far more deadly to the fighting men than were the bullets of their opponents. Behind the sickness and mortality statistics of the Civil War lay ignorance, stupidity, inefficiency, and jealousy. But behind them also, are to be seen earnestness, cooperative spirit, and great strides of scientific knowledge. Many aspects of the Civil War have been written about profusely but the important theme of medicine has never before had its general historian. In this book the reader will find a warm and human story of the contributions made by the great military medical men of the period and a compelling picture of the roles played by the hospital attendants, ambulance men and the army's first women nurses." Purchase with confidence: all books, gradings, and descriptions are rendered the care of a genuine bibliophile. Satisfaction guaranteed or all costs you've incurred will be promptly refunded. Thanks for your interest in Nooks Of Books. To assist with your decision, photos can be emailed upon request. 
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Northrop : An Aeronautical History (A Commemorative Book Edition of Airplane Designs And Concepts) , Anderson, Fred
7 Anderson, Fred Northrop : An Aeronautical History (A Commemorative Book Edition of Airplane Designs And Concepts)
CA Northrop Corporation 1976 
Fine in Fine Slipcase. Fully bound in brown leatherette. Both the spine and the decorative front board are stamped in gold. Quarto. Tan endpapers. 290pps., with numerous illustrations. No dustjacket, as issued. An excellent, collector's-quality copy: clean, tight, square, and bright. All tips are sharp. No reading wear and no previous ownership markings. The matching slipcase of gold-stamped brown leatherette is, also, essentially as new.

"...This book relates the story of Northrop aeronautical products from the year 1939 to the current Bicentennial year 1976. The early aircraft designs -- always fresh, always challenging -- set a standard for a company tradition of engineering excellence and high performance.
The roots of the Northrop company lie in the early days of aviation and, not surprisingly, in the beginnings of several other aircraft companies. The Northrop story is in part the story of the design genius of John K. Northrop. It is also the story of a closely-knit group of aeronautical romantics who followed Northrop when he founded this last company to bear his name..."


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8 Athearn, Robert G. (edited by) Soldier in the West : The Civil War Letters of Alfred Lacey Hough
Philadelphia, PA University of Pennsylvania Press 1957 First Edition Cloth 
Near Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket. Bound in full black cloth. The spine is stamped in silver. Octavo. 250pps. The heel of the spine is lightly bumped and there is a small speck atop the textblock. Otherwise clean, tight, square, and bright. All tips are sharp. The textblock is immaculate; no apparent reading wear and no previous ownership markings. The dustjacket, glossy in a new mylar sleeve, is faintly sunned, lightly soiled, and has a small, closed tear atop the front panel; the original price (5.00) is intact. With an Introduction by John Newbold Hough. ".In 1861, Alfred Lacey Hough, a thirty-five-year-old commission merchant, left his wife, his two sons, and a comfortable home in Philadelphia to enlist as a sergeant in the Pennsylvania Volunteers. In his letters to his wife, Hough -- who achieved the rank of captain and then brevet lieutenant colonel -- revealed his complete devotion to Northern war aims, for he was an ardent champion of the Union cause. Each letter to his 'Dearest Mary' is the expression of a conscientious soldier who took great care to preserve for his descendents all of his experiences and observations during four crucial years of his life. Written by an educated, literate soldier, these letters are at once a valuable primary source for the historian and an exciting recreation of the events and moods of war. Hough served in the Western theater of operations, and his accounts of such battles as Corinth and Chickamauga, of the incidents along the route of Sherman's march on Atlanta, contain all the color and impact of eyewitness description." Purchase with confidence: all books, gradings, and descriptions are rendered the care of a genuine bibliophile. Satisfaction guaranteed or all costs you've incurred will be promptly refunded. Thanks for your interest in Nooks Of Books. 45-A 
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The Rocky Mountains : Third Volume in the American Mountain Series, Atwood, Wallace W.
9 Atwood, Wallace W. The Rocky Mountains : Third Volume in the American Mountain Series
New York Vanguard Press 1945 First Edition Cloth SIGNED by the Author
[1945]. Very Good+ in a Very Good+ dustjacket. Bound in full beige cloth. Both the spine and the front panel are stamped in red and black. Octavo. Brown topstain and beige endpapers. 324pps., with numerous photos and illustrations and a fold-out map. There is a modest amount of dustspotting to the cloth, otherwise clean, bright, square, and soundly bound; the pages are unaffected by said spotting. No previous ownership markings. The dustjacket, glossy in a mylar sleeve, has light touches of rubbing and soiling and a small (1/4") tear at the top of the front panel; the original price (3.75) is intact. Nicely SIGNED and inscribed by the noted geologist, geographer, and educator, in his florid script, to the original owner on the title-page. ".This is more than a book. It is a memorable, exciting adventure -- an adventure for the amateur naturalist, for the armchair traveler, and for every lover of our mountain ranges and the great American West. In this beautifully illustrated volume, Dr. Atwood, President of Clark University and the foremost authority on the Rocky Mountains, tells the story of our most magnificent mountain area with its many-hued gorges, its snow-capped peaks, its glaciers, and its awe-inspiring scenery. 'The Rocky Mountains' takes the reader on an exhilarating camping trip -- one which he will not soon forget. During the day, he climbs on horseback through the high mountains, breathing champagne air and learning the incredible story of the origin and growth of the Rockies. In the evening, around the campfire with cowhands and members of the exploring party, he hears tales of the first white settlers, of the free and easy mining days, of the ranchmen who form the backbone of our western people today. As he turns in to warm blankets he will sense the grandeur of the towering rock peaks stabbing the sky around him, reaching toward the stars." Purchase with confidence: all books, gradings, and descriptions are rendered the care of a genuine bibliophile. Satisfaction guaranteed or all costs you've incurred will be promptly refunded. Thanks for your interest in Nooks Of Books. To assist with your decision, photos, comprehensive, can be emailed upon request. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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Recollections of Alexander H. Stephens (His Diary When Kept A Prisoner At Fort Warren, Boston Harbour, 1865), Avary, Myrta Lockett (Edited, with a Biographical Study by)
10 Avary, Myrta Lockett (Edited, with a Biographical Study by) Recollections of Alexander H. Stephens (His Diary When Kept A Prisoner At Fort Warren, Boston Harbour, 1865)
New York Doubleday Page & Co. 1910 First Edition Cloth 
Very Good in full red cloth. Both the spine and the front board are gilt-stamped (all of which is still brilliant). 572pps., with tissue-guarded frontispiece of the subject. No dustjacket. Touches of wear to the tips and the spine-ends; the head of the spine does have a 1/4" tear in the cloth. Light foxing around the area of the endpapers; all other pages are, however, quite clean and bright. The binding is square and tight. To give the provenance of this book: it is from the library of the esteemed William Emerson Ambler. His bookplate is affixed to the front pastedown and his synopsis of the volume is attached to the ffep. Quite an interesting and scarce volume, in nice condition. This book is part of a renowned collection put together by Judge William Emerson Ambler of Cleveland, Ohio in the early part of the last century, adding to the collection his father, Chester Ambler had begun in the mid 1800ís. Ambler died in 1925 and these wonderful items have been kept by his family all this time. As a lawyer Judge Ambler's work was done chiefly in the State of Michigan, where he became prominent in public affairs, serving as state senator and as judge of probate. He moved to Cleveland in 1891 and became one of the leading real estate men. He was born in Medina, Ohio, December 18, 1845, as son of Chester C. and Margaret (Elgin) Ambler. In 1859 the family moved to Hillsdale, Michigan. He attended Hillsdale College, graduated Bachelor of Science from Albion College in 1865, and pursued his law studies in the Albany Law School at New York, where he was a classmate of President William McKinley. Pentwater, Michigan was his home for over twenty years ( the family home is now a bed and breakfast ); his work and attainments gained him a high estimation in the public. He was elected a member of the State Senate in 1878 and again in 1880. Judge Ambler's hobby was the collecting of autographs and autographic letters and manuscripts; he had one of the largest collections of the kind in the country. Purchase with confidence: all books, gradings, and descriptions are rendered the care of a genuine bibliophile. Satisfaction guaranteed or all costs you've incurred will be promptly refunded. Thanks for your interest in Nooks Of Books. 
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Essays , Bacon, Francis (Baron of Verulam; Viscount St. Alban's; and Lord High Chancellor of England)
11 Bacon, Francis (Baron of Verulam; Viscount St. Alban's; and Lord High Chancellor of England) Essays
New York Lupton Publishing 
In Very Good condition. Imitation half-bound burgundy cloth. The spine is stamped in gilt. Top-edge gilt. 203pps. There is mild rubbing to the cloth and modest wear to the tips and the spine-ends. The binding is slightly shaken, though sound, with all pages intact. Also, the bottom corner of some pages are crimped. This volume is undated, however -- according to the publisher's address on the title-page (Nos. 72 - 76 Walker St) -- it would have been published between 1894 -1899 (the only years Lupton did business at that address). A nice copy. With notes by Joseph Devey, M.A.

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12 Beerbohm, Max Around Theatres (Volume II)
New York Knopf 1930 First American Edition Cloth 
Very Good+ in a Very Good dustjacket. Bound in full black cloth. Both the spine and the front panel are stamped in gilt. Deckle-edge. Octavo. Top edge gilt. Pps 381 - 749 + [xiii]. There is mild bumping to the spine-ends and a small tear on a preliminary page, otherwise clean, tight, square, and bright. All tips are sharp. No previous ownership markings. The dustjacket, glossy in a mylar sleeve, has a sunned spine, modest touches of soiling, and light rubbing wear at the extremities. A very nice copy.

"...Though in these critical essays Max Beerbohm is concerned mostly with the art of Shaw, Gordon Craig, Wilde, Henry Irving, Barrie and the others who made that period of the English stage flare with a brilliancy that has not been approached since, he touches on many other phases of the drama, both foreign and less modern. Written as only the inimitable 'Max' can write, these essays are a genuine contribution to the literature of dramatic criticism..."

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13 Bell, Madison Smartt History of the Owen School
Nashville Vanderbilt University Press 1985 First Edition 
As New in a Near Fine dustjacket. Fully-bound in black cloth. Both the spine and the front board are stamped in gilt. Numerous photos. 260pp. The volume, itself, is flawless; clean, tight, square, and bright. The dustjacket, glossy in BroDart, has a 1/4' closed tear at the top of the rear panel as well as a 1/8' scratch on the front panel; it is, otherwise, in beautiful shape. This is Bell's third and scarcest book. Additional photos available upon request. Buy with confidence: all books, gradings, and descriptions are rendered the care of a genuine bibliophile. Money back guarantee.  
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14 Benson, Jackson J. Looking for Steinbeck's Ghost
Norman, OK, U.S.A. University of Oklahoma Press 1988 0-8061-2155-6 / 9780806121550 First Edition 
Fine in a Very Good+ dustjacket. Fully-bound in gray cloth. The spine is stamped in red. 231pp. There is a mild bump to the head of the spine, otherwise: clean, tight, square, and bright. All tips are sharp. The text is immaculate; no reading wear and no previous ownership markings. The dustjacket, glossy in a mylar sleeve, has light touches of rubbing -- particularly along the spine. There is, also, a 3/8" closed tear at the top of the rear panel.

"...In 1968, Jackson J. Benson, then a naive young literature professor, set out to write a critical appraisal of John Steinbeck, a writer who Benson felt was greatly undervalued by the scholarly establishment. To Benson's amazement, he shortly found his project turning into an authorized biography. 'Looking for Steinbeck's Ghost' is Benson's engaging account of his experiences over the fifteen years he devoted to writing that biography. On one level, the book is a rich collection of anecdotes, character sketches, and memories of Steinbeck and the people with whom he shared his life -- wives and children, siblings, friends. On another level, 'Looking for Steinbeck's Ghost' is a fascinating account of the biographer's task, with all its triumphs large and small and its numerous pitfalls and frustrations. We follow Benson as he struggles to master the skills of the biographer to find out just who John Steinbeck was..."

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15 Bjorklund, Karna L. The Indians of Northeastern America
New York Dodd, Mead & Company 1969 First Edition Cloth Bjorklund, Lorence F. 
Near Fine in a Very Good dustjacket. Bound in full, light blue cloth. The spine is gilt-stamped. 192pps., lushly illustrated. There is mild rubbing to the extremities. Also, a previous owner's name is stamped on the ffep. Otherwise clean, tight, square, and bright. The text is immaculate; no reading wear. The dustjacket, glossy in a mylar sleeve, has a sunned spine with light edgewear and toning; no chips. The original price is intact.

"Filling a need for a complete and accurate record of the Woodland Indians -- the Algonkians and Iroquois whose many tribes inhabited the vast northeastern part of our country -- Karna Bjorklund and her father, the noted illustrator, have combined their talents to tell in words and pictures the story of these native Americans..."

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16 Blatty, William Peter I'll Tell Them I Remember You
New York, NY, U.S.A. W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated 1973 039307479X / 9780393074796 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover SIGNED by the Author
Very Good+ in a Near Fine dustjacket. Fully bound in purple cloth. The spine is stamped in gilt and white. Brilliant yellow endpapers and topstain. 173pps. There is a bump to the head of the spine as well as a slight cant to the spine. Also, there is a faint and unobtrusive soil-mark on the fore-edge. Otherwise clean, tight, and bright. All tips are sharp. The text is immaculate; no previous ownership markings. SIGNED by the author -- without further inscription -- on the ffep. The dustjacket, glossy in a mylar sleeve, has very light rubbing wear to the tips and the spine-ends; no chips, soiling, or tears. The lower corner of the front flap has been clipped, though the original price (in the upper corner) is still intact. A nice copy. ".'This is a happy book. It is maple tree laughter in orange October. It is apple-sweet rain after wonderful news. It is red balloons and sunlit hugs on morning beaches brimming gold. Oh, yes, some of it is sad: the part that is false; the part about guilt and regret; about death. But the true part is happy and finally joyous.' So begins William Peter Blatty's new book about his mother, about The Exorcist, and about life after death." Purchase with confidence: all books, gradings, and descriptions are rendered the care of a genuine bibliophile. Money back guarantee. Thanks for your interest in Nooks Of Books. 
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17 Booth, Grayce M. Functional Analysis of Information Processing : A Structured Approach for Simplifying Systems Design (Business Data Processing: A Wiley Series)
New York John Wiley & Sons 1973 0-471-08846-3 / 9780471088462 First Edition Hard Cover 
In Fine condition. Pebbled blue boards. The spine is stamped in white. 269pps., with numerous diagrams and a large pull-out chart. No dustjacket. A flawless copy: clean, tight, square, and bright. All tips are sharp. No apparent reading wear and no previous ownership markings.

"...Business Data Processing: A Wiley Series is intended for system analysts, programmers, and managers who desire to improve their competence in business/management applications of the computer. Treating some twenty subject areas, publications will provide a range of technical depth. The objective is to provide a series of publications that will enable readers to gain an understanding in specialized subject areas..."

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Edmund Hillary : The Life of a Legend , Booth, Pat
18 Booth, Pat Edmund Hillary : The Life of a Legend
New Zealand Moa Beckett 1993 1-86958-035-4 / 9781869580353 First Edition Hard Cover SIGNED
Near Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket. Gray boards. The spine is stamped in gilt. Crown Quarto. Gray endpapers. 208pps., with numerous photographs. There is mild rubbing to the extremities and a slight lean to the spine, otherwise clean, tight, and bright. The text is immaculate; no reading wear and no previous ownership markings. The gold foil dustjacket, glossy in a mylar sleeve, is faintly rubbed and has a few edge-crinkles; no chips or tears. SIGNED by Ed Hillary -- without further inscription -- on the title-page. A very nice, collectible copy: scarce signed.

"...When the 20th century lists its achievers, the name of Sir Edmund Hillary will be among them, ranked with the greatest adventurers of this and many other centuries.
Like astronauts who have looked back on their world from space, or walked the surface of the moon, Ed Hillary, after levering himself to the top of the world's highest mountain, was all at once the same and yet never the same again.
It was as if he had glimpsed more than simply the vast snow profiles of the Himalayas but had seen beyond to man's real place on the planet as caretaker in trust.
Through his unfailing support and nurturing of the Sherpa population, building schools and hospitals, repaying not only his own debt but also those of other humans to other communities, he set an example of caring to the world.
Hillary's efforts are more than simply for mankind. Through his worldwide travels in support of environmental causes, he has come to epitomise the modern adventurer who not only travels but defends, who not only saw for himself but who brough the message home to hundreds of millions more.
Forty years after those moments shared by a shy Sherpa and a young beekeeper handpicked by fate to be the trailblazers, the time is right to celebrate a great life. This book is that celebration..."


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19 Bowden, Charles Blue Desert
Tucson, Arizona University of Arizona Press 1986 0-8165-1005-9 / 9780816510054 First Edition 
[1986]. Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket. Bound in full blue cloth. The spine is stamped in copper foil. Octavo. Copper-colored endpapers. 175pps. An excellent collector's-quality copy: clean, tight, square, and bright. The textblock is immaculate; no apparent reading wear and no previous ownership markings. The dustjacket, glossy in a mylar sleeve, has a slight touch of crinkling at the head of the spine; the original price (16.95) is intact.


"...Charles Bowden presents a view of the Southwest that seeks to measure how rapid growth has taken its toll on the land. Writing with a reporter's objectivity and a desert rat's passion, Bowden takes us into the streets as well as the desert to depict not a fragile environment but the unavoidable reality of abuse, exploitation, and human cruelty..."

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Street Signs Chicago: Neighborhood and Other Illusions of Big-City Life, Bowden, Charles
20 Bowden, Charles Street Signs Chicago: Neighborhood and Other Illusions of Big-City Life
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. Chicago Review Pr 1981 0914091050 / 9780914091059 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover 
[1981]. Near Fine in a Very Good dustjacket. Bound in full black cloth. The spine is stamped in gilt. Octavo. 198pps. There is a bump to the head of the spine, otherwise Fine: clean, tight, square, and bright. All tips are sharp. The textblock is immaculate; no apparent reading wear and no previous ownership markings. The dustjacket, glossy in a mylar sleeve, has a faint touch of soiling to its interior (not visible externally) and a a couple of small nicks. A presentable, collector's-quality copy of the author's second book. ".This provocative and beautifully written book will challenge every one of your assumptions about the past, present and future life of big city neighborhoods. Indispensable not only for Chicagoans and those interested in Chicago history, but for everyone who wishes to understand the growth, prosperity, conflicts and problematic future of American cities." Purchase with confidence: all books, gradings, and descriptions are rendered the care of a genuine bibliophile. Satisfaction guaranteed or all costs you've incurred will be promptly refunded. Thanks for your interest in Nooks Of Books. To assist with your decision, photos can be emailed upon request. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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