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Jagger. Unauthorized.

By: Anderson, Christopher

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Press.: 1993

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 354

ISBN: 038530825

Condition: Near Fine


8vo. 440 pgs. Near Fine hardcover in Very Good+ metallic jacket, clean and unmarked, binding tight, with minimal general shelf wear to dj, no chips, tears or marks. First Edition July 1993. Biography of Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones. Illustrated with a center section of black and white photos. Based on years of research and countless interviews with family, friends, neighbors, lovers and fellow musicians. Insights include Jagger's bisexual history, marriages to Bianca Jagger and Jerry Hall, his affairs with Marianne Faithful, Carly Simon, Linda Rondstadt and sexual escapades with numerous ... View more info

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Monkey King

By: Chao, Patricia

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins Publishers: 1997

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 957

ISBN: 006018681X

Condition: Fine


8vo. 310 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. Author's first novel. Pristine. A story of recovery, memory and enlightenment as a young Chinese woman, after a mental breakdown and hospital sojourn, explores her past and the secrets in her extended Chinese family in order to come to terms with her hidden demons. ISBN 006018681X. #957. View more info

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Vanilla : Travels in Search of the Ice Cream Orchid

By: Ecott, Tim

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Berkeley, California, U.S.A., Grove Press: 2004

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 1729

ISBN: 0802117759

Condition: Fine


xx.278 pgs. Fine Hardcover in Fine dust jacket, clean and unmarked. Contents: List of Illustrations, Prologue, Foreword, Black Flower, An Indian Secret, The City That Perfumed the World, Mexican Money, From an English Garden, Ile Bourbon, Creole Hearts, The Slave's Crime, Homage to Albius, Empress of Tahiti, Murder in Madagascar, Ice Cream and Perfume, The Admiral's Legacy, Vanilla Prince, Epilogue, Acknowledgements, Select Bibliography. ISBN 0802117759. 1729. View more info

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Second Book of Tales.

By: Field, Eugene

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York and Cleveland, Charles Scribners Sons: 1908

Seller ID: 2109

Condition: Good to Very Good


12mo. 314 pgs. Good to Very Good condition hardcover. Blue cloth, gilt lettering and top edge gilt. Rubbing to cloth at edges and corners and a pair of shallow bumps to top edge of both boards. Internally clean and unmarked. A few pages are unopened. Copyright 1896, this is a 1908 printing. The tales include 16 of which had remained unpublished in book form at the time of Mr. Field's death. An additional 8 tales were taken from "Culture's Garland". Contents: Humin Natur' on the Han'bul 'nd St. Jo., The Mother in Paradise, Mr. and Mrs. Blossom, Death and the Soldier, The 'Jinin' Farms, ... View more info

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All About African Violets. The Complete Guide to Success with Saintpaulias.

By: Free, Montague

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, The American Garden Guild and Doubleday & Co., Inc. 1947.: 1951

Edition: No Other Printings Indicated

Seller ID: 1738

Condition: Very Good+


8vo. xiii. 304 pgs. Very Good condition hardcover in Good to Very Good jacket. Green cloth with very attractive green and violet floral decoration on spine and boards. Minimal shelf wear externally, clean and unmarked throughout. Jacket is not price-clipped, with edge and corner wear to paper, small chips along edges and an approximately 1.5 x 1.5 inch chip from lower corner of back panel. Color illustrated frontis, with color, black and white and half-tone plates and black and white drawings throughout. Sections: I. What are African Violets?, II. Growing Conditions, III. Soils, IV. Fertilizer... View more info

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Growing Orchids in Your Garden

By: Friend, Robert G. M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Portland, Oregon, U.S.A., Timber Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 1747

ISBN: 0881926590

Condition: Fine


218 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket, as new from publisher. Contents: Introduction; Part One: Types of Orchids. 1.The Epiphytes: Growing Orchids on Trees. 2. The Lithophytes: Growing Orchids on Rocks and Walls. 3. The Terrestrials: Growing Orchids in the Ground. 4. Pests. %. Species or Hybrids?; Part Two: Types of Gardens. 6. The Large Garden. 7. The Suburban Garden. 8. The Courtyard and Balcony Gardens. 9. Growing Orchids on Host Trees and SHrubs in Containers Outdoors. 10. Orchids in Marginal Areas; Part Three: Containers in the Garden. 11. Growing Orchids in Pots and Other Containers.... View more info

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The Truth About Garden Remedies. What Works What Doesn't and Why

By: Gillman, Jeff

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Portland, OR, U.S.A., Timber Press: 2006

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 2528

ISBN: 0881927481

Condition: Fine


212 pgs. Fine softcover, as new, clean and unmarked. The title says it all. Informative and engrossing for beginners through garden gurus alike. Each topic presented in the format: theory, practice, the real deal, and what it means to you. Chapters: Basics, Fertilizers and Other Soil and Media Amendments, Water, Biostimulants, Insecticides, Fungicides and Other Disease-Control Agents, Herbicides, Other Pesticides and Protectants, Commercial Pesticides, Concoctions to Be Avoided, Take Home Message. Appendices: Preferred pH of Some Common Landscape Plants, Conversion Tables, Bibliography, Index... View more info

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Fire Places. A Practical Design Guide to Fireplaces and Stoves Indoors and Out.

By: Gitlin, Jane

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Newtown CT, The Taunton Press: 2006

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 2542

ISBN: 1561588350

Condition: Near Fine


202pgs. Near Fine condition large softcover, clean and unmarked with light shelfwear to lower edges and top of spine. Richly illustrated with color photos throughout. Interspersed with historical notes and anecdotal lore relevant to the structures being discussed.Chapters: 1. Your Fire Place: Ritual and Culture, Taming Fire, Keeping the Home Fires Burning, What's Your Fire Place?, A Hearth for Every Room; 2. Fireplaces: What Sort of Fireplace for Your Home?, Masonry Fireplaces, Prefabricated Fireplaces, Where Does Your Fireplace Belong?, Chimney Basics, Chimney Style; 3. Mantelpiece Style: The... View more info

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Roast Figs Sugar Snow. Food to Warm the Soul. Updated Edition with New Recipes.

By: Henry, Diana

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, Mitchell Beaz: 2014

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 2546

ISBN: 1845339592

Condition: Fine


192 pgs. New hardcover, Fine condition. Nicely illustrated color photography throughout. Contents: Introduction; Ripe and Ready: cheese, Gathering In: chestnuts, hazelnuts, walnuts and pecans; Earthly Pleasures: pumpkin, winter squash, beans and lentils; Field Days: winter vegetables; Tales from the Huunt: game and wild mushrooms; The Fat of the Land: pork, Of Wood and Smoke: smoked food; Apples in the Attic: apples, pears and quinces; The Color Purple: plums, damsons and figs; Winter on Your Tongue: Herbs, spices and Sour Cream; From Bush and Bog: cranberries, blackberries, sloes and rose hip... View more info

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Roast Figs Sugar Snow. Food to Warm the Soul. Updated Edition with New Recipes.

By: Henry, Diana

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Mitchell Beaz: 2014

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 2548

ISBN: 1845339592

Condition: Near Fine


192 pgs. New hardcover, Near Fine condition, shallow bump to front right corner at botto, otherwise as new.Nicely illustrated color photography throughout. Contents: Introduction; Ripe and Ready: cheese, Gathering In: chestnuts, hazelnuts, walnuts and pecans; Earthly Pleasures: pumpkin, winter squash, beans and lentils; Field Days: winter vegetables; Tales from the Huunt: game and wild mushrooms; The Fat of the Land: pork, Of Wood and Smoke: smoked food; Apples in the Attic: apples, pears and quinces; The Color Purple: plums, damsons and figs; Winter on Your Tongue: Herbs, spices and Sour Crea... View more info

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Orchid Seed Germination Manual. A Tool for the Hobbyist.

By: Hicks, Aaron J

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Arizona, U.S.A., The Orchid Seedbank Project: 2007

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing

Seller ID: 2262

ISBN: 0967304911

Condition: Fine


22 pgs. Fine condition spiral bound softcover, as new from publisher. First edition, second printing 2007. Illustrated. Contents: Growing Orchids from Seed, Requirements, The Media, Gelling Agents, Autoclave or Pressure Cooker, Culture Vessels, Sterile Workspace, Other Tools and Chemicals, The Seeds, Preparing the Flasks, Prepare the Media, Make Up Disinfection Solution, Sterilizing the Workspace, Disinfection of Seeds, After Flasking, Replate, Growth, Dealing With Contamination, Differences in Media, Storing Seeds, Green Capsule Technique, De-Flasking and Seedling Care, Glossary/Conversions,... View more info

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Orchid Seed Germination Media. A Compendium of Formulations.

By: Hicks, Aaron J. and Katy Lynn, Editor

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Chandler, AZ, The Orchid Seedbank Project: 2014

Edition: First Edition, Third Printing

Seller ID: 2408

ISBN: 096730492X

Condition: New


211pgs. Fine condition softcover, as new from publisher. First Edition Third Printing. August 2014. An authoritative and comprehensive compendium of over 130 media formulations and recipes used for the propagation of orchid seeds in vitro, this treatise presents not just the hows, but the very readable wherefores and whys of the materials and techniques used. Contents: History; Chemistry: The Elements, Isotopes, Oxidation States, The Chemistry of Ions, Formula Weight; The Metric System; Stock Solutions, Overlays; Glassware: Glass, Pipettes, Volumetric Flasks, Erlenmeyer Flasks, Graduated Cylin... View more info

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Asymbiotic Technique of Orchid Seed Germination. With Chapter on Symbiotic Germination.

By: Hicks, Aaron J. [with a Chapter By Scott Stewart]

Price: $52.00

Publisher: Chandler, AZ, The Orchid Seedbank Project: 2016

Edition: Third Printing of Second Revised Editi

Seller ID: 2270

ISBN: 0967304939

Condition: Near Fine


185pgs. New softcover, Near Fine condition with a shallow bump to front cover at lower right corner, else Fine. Direct from the publisher, this is the February 2014 printing of the updated and expanded second edition which features a new chapter on symbiotic technique by Scott Stewart. With clear instructions for beginners as well as experienced growers, detailed content, fully referenced chapters, illustrated throughout with black and white and color photos, tables, drawings and sketches. Chapters: I.The Orchid Seed: Germination, Orchid Mycorrhiza; II. A Brief History of Orchids From Seed: H... View more info

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Pomona's Harvest. An Illustrated Chronicle of Antiquarian Fruit Literature.

By: Janson, H. Frederic

Price: $34.00

Publisher: Portland, Oregon, Timber Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 773

ISBN: 0881923362

Condition: Fine


8vo. 433 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. Green cloth, jacket illustrations: 1885 silk and wood tapestry Pomona, jacket back is frontis of Traite des arbres fruitiers. Illustrated endpapers, black and white engravings, illustrations and color plates throughout text. An in-depth review of European literature dealing with fruit from antiquity to the Industrial Revolution. Contains a detailed bibliography of over 600 fruit-related works. Contents include: fruit texts of antiquity and the Middle Ages, organization of fruit literature, Renaissance printings of old and new fruit texts, literary r... View more info

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The Court of Persia, Viewed in Connection with Scriptural Usages. Revised By Daniel P. Kidder.

By: Kitto, John, D.D.

Price: $26.00

Publisher: New York, Lane & Scott, for the Sunday School Union of the Methodist Episcopal Church: 1849

Seller ID: 1966

Condition: Good


176pgs. Good condition hardcover, marbled boards, black spine and corners. Refer to images. Backing of spine is chipped away at top edge and partially along front side to reveal sewn page gathers underneath. Gathered pages remain tightly sewn, but upper thread is not connected to boards. Boards remain firmly affixed otherwise. Owner name on front endpaper in vintage fountain pen. Some smudging and light foxing to endpapers, blanks, title page and frontis. Frontis portrait engraving of a Persian king. The contents are divided into eight chapters: Principles of Eastern Regal Government, Legislat... View more info

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Piercing the Darkness.Undercover with Vampires in America Today.

By: Ramsland, Katherine

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, HarperPrism: 1998

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 2564

ISBN: 0061050628

Condition: Fine


xi.371 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. Pristine condition. Writer and clinical psychologist Katherine Ramsland goes underground to personally investigate the vampire culture as it exists in the world today. Author has also penned biographies of Anne Rice and Dean Koontz, consulted for the television show CSI and co-authored with Anne Rice. Her works include Prism of the Night, The Vampire Companion, The Witche's Compnion, The Roquelaure Reader, The Anne Rice Reader. ISBN 0061050628. Book# 2564. View more info

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The Science of Vampires.

By: Ramsland, Katherine

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Berkeley Boulevard: 2002

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 2565

ISBN: 0425186164

Condition: Fine


xxiii.276 pgs. Fine condition softcover trade paperback. Author and forensic psychologist investigates the myths and realities of vampires and vampirism via interviews with scientists, creative artists and actual modern day blood drinkers. ISBN 0425186164. Book# 2665. Contents: Introduction. What is the Science of Vampires?; 1. Dracula's Shadow; 2. Shapeshifter; 3. Creating a Vampire; 4. Vampire Personality Disorder; 5. Night Stalkers: Forensic Vampirology; 6. Body Count; &. The Celestine Vampire; 8.Demonic Shamans and the Science of Evil; 9. Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Vampire Se... View more info

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The Elizabethan Underworld

By: Salgado, Gamini

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Wrens Park Publishing of W.D. Williams & Son Ltd.: 1999

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 2543

ISBN: 0905778391

Condition: Fine


x.230pgs. Fine Hardcover with illustrated boards in matching Fine dust jacket. Featuring over sixty illustrations from manuscripts and pamphlets contemporary to that time period. Contents: List of Illustrations, Preface, Acknowledgements, Chapters: London-Flower of Cities All, The Suburbs of Sin, The Fun of the Fair, White Magic and Black Witches, Astrologers and Alchemists, Low-Life on the Highway,Autolycus and His Tribe, Minions of the Moon, Counter and Clink, Bridewell and Bedlam. ISBN 0905778391 Book # 2543. View more info

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An Illustrated Survey of Orchid Genera

By: Sheehan, Tom; Sheehan, Marion R.

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Portland, OR, U.S.A., Timber Press, Incorporated (Dioscorides Press): 1994

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 2573

ISBN: 0881922889

Condition: Fine


4to. 421 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket, clean, crisp, unmarked. Illustrations by Marion Sheehan are botanically exact and beautifully rendered. Distribution maps of epiphytic and terrestrial orchids on front and rear endpapers. By the authors of "Orchid Genera Illustrated", this book has been expanded to include almost 100 new genera. For each genus, flowers are depicted in several views to illustrate the difference between the column and pollinia, and other major characteristics by which the genera are separated. Also included are complete descriptions, lists of the more popular ... View more info

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The Molecular and Structural Biology of Hair (Vol. 642)

By: Stenn, Kurt S., Messenger, A.G. And Baden, H. P. Editors

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New York, New York Academy of Sciences: 1991

Edition: No Additional Printings Indicated

Seller ID: 2312

ISBN: 0897666925

Condition: Very Good


xiii.519pgs. Very Good softcover paper bound. General light external shelfwear, shallow spine crease, internally clean, sound and unmarked. This volume was the result of a the conference "The Molecular and Structural Biology of Hair" held by the New York Academy of Sciences on January 23-25, 1991 in Arlington Virginia. The papers, presentations and posters are divided into the following sections: Introduction, Part I. Regulation of Hair Follicular Structural Protein Expression; Part II. Models for the Experimental Study of the Hair Follicle; Part III. Mesenchymal Components of the Fol... View more info