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Better Homes and Gardens Country Bazaar Crafts Meredith Corporation, (0.00) Hardcover, Very Good - Minor shelf wear to cover. 80 pp. ''In 'Country Bazaar Crafts' you'll find wonderful projects - all designed with country flair.'' $2.70

Creative Machine Stitchery Meredith Corporation, (0.00) Hardcover, Very Good - Third printing; pictorial cover. ''Welcome to the world of machine stitchery, where your imagination will fly and your hands can decofrate fabrics spontaneously, precisely, and rapidly.'' Pictures available upon request. $4.95

Crimes and Punishment: a Pictorial Encyclopedia of Aberrant Behavior (Volyne 1) The Symphonette Press, (0.00) Hardcover, Very Good - Picture of an electric chair on cover; edges show some bumping and shelf wear; pages are clean and spine is tight. Chapters include: Are you a dominant person?; The Crime Busters - How it all Started; Jealousy; The Crime Busters; Kidnappers; Lady Killers; The Crime Busters; Gangsters; A-Z of Crime. $4.50

Embroidery Embellishments By Machine Sewing Information Resources, (0.00) Soft cover, Very Good - Tight, clean pages and spine. Great projects from world-wide designers. ''No matter the brand of machine you own, the ideas for embroidery embellishment projects are endless. More than 30 interesting, unique projects have been collected here from talented designers around the world for your enjoyment.'' -- from the endflap. $4.50

Embroidery: Step-By-Step Collier Books, (0.00) Hardcover, Very Good - No author given. ''Starting with the fundamentals -- basic embroidery stitches, the use of an embroidery hoop, the main needlepoint stitches, smocking and other techniques -- 'Embroidery' provides many handsome and useful projects for the beginner as well as for the more ambitious and experienced needlewoman.'' -- from the back cover. Pictures available upon request. $4.50

Embroidery; a Golden Hands Pattern Book Random House, (0.00) Hardcover, Very Good - First American edition; pink pictorial boards; dj in like new condition; illustrated; 128 pp. $4.50

Nursery Stores: a Collection of Famous Stories for Children Charles E. Graham & Co., (0.00) Hardcover, Good - Pictorial cover with spotting; red spine; yellowing pages; previous owner's name in pencil on ffep dated December 20, 1927; previous owner's name on ffep; board edges are rubbed. Pictures available upon request. $10.80

Tailored Garments Women's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences, (0.00) Hardcover, Very Good - Dark gray, embossed cover. Volume 4. Dj is chipped and torn, missing a section from the spine covering. Pages are yellowed and age spotted. Tight spine. From the Women's Institute Library of Dessmaking. 369 pages plus index. Includes: Essential of tailoring; tailored buttonholes, buttons, and trimmings; tailored pockets; tailored seams and plackets; tailored skirts; tailored blouses and frocks; tailored suits, coats, and capes; garments for men and boys.. Pictures available upon request. $27.00

Abbott, Eleanor Hallowell, Little Eve Edgarton The Century Co., (0.00) Hardcover, Good - Blue boards with green flowers on front; spine and edges show shelf wear; previous owner's name on front and back end papers; some pages have spots on them; pictures available upon request. $10.80

Abbott, John, Scimitar Crown Publishers, (0.00) First Edition, Hardcover, Very Good - Cream boards with blue three-quarter cover; green foil lettering on spine; previous owner's stamp on ffep; dj shows some shelf wear; not price clipped; protected with Brodart cover. ''Meet Sonny: a recent graduate of medical school, a man of tremedous sexual prowress, a good sport, fine raconteur, stalwart friend -- and cold-blooded, expert killer. His assignment: to murder one of the most closely guarded of all world leaders. His employer: another head of state, driven by a thirst for vengeance.'' -- from the dj $18.00

Abercrombie, Joe, Half the World Del Rey, (0.00) First U.S. Edition, Hardcover, Like New - Black boards with blue tape binding; silver foil letting on spine; dj is not price clipped and is protected with a Brodart cover; stated First U.S. Edition. ''Sometimes a girl is touched by Mother War. Thorn is such a girl. Desparate to avenge her dead father, she lives to fight. But she has been named a murderer by the very manwho trained her to kill. Sometimes a woman becomes a warrior. She finds herself caught up in the schemes of Father Yarvi, Gettland's deeping cunning minitor. Crossing half the world to find allies against the ruthless High King, she learns harsh lessons of blood and deceit.'' -- from the dj $23.36

Abraham, Daniel, The Dragon's Path Orbit, (0.00) First Edition, Trade Paperback, Very Good - Stated first edition with full number line; some bumps on lower edge. ''Falling pebbles can start a landslide. A spat between the Free Cities and the Severed Throne is spiraling out of control. A new player rises from the depths of history, fanning the flames that will sweep the entire region onto the Dragon's Path -- the path to war.'' from the back cover $9.00

Adams, Richard, Maia Alfred A. Knopf, (0.00) First American Edition, Hardcover, Very Good - White cloth binding with some soiling in places and silver foil lettering; pages are yellowed with age; dj has minor dings and is protected with a Brodart cover; not price-clipped. '' epic tale of heroism and passion, of adversity and triumph, all surrounding the adventures of one wonderfully appealing and extraordinatry young woman. Maia - a simple bu instinctively brave and generous girl whose deeds will become legend...who will be celebrated as well for her revishing beauty, which she alone understands is both a blessing and a curse.'' -- from the dj. $49.50

Adams, Richard George, The Girl in a Swing Knopf, (0.00) First Edition, Hardcover, Good - 1st Edition; DJ Acceptable With Minor Tears $4.50

Adcock, Thomas, Sea of Green Mysterious Press, (0.00) First Edition, Hardcover, Very Good - 1st Edition $4.50

Agee, Jonis, The Weight of Dreams Penguin Books, (0.00) First Edition, Trade Paperback, Very Good - First edition trade paperback; no spine creases; minor bumping to edges; remainder mark on bottom. ''At seventeen, Ty Bonte has already learned some of life's harshest lessons. Abandoned by his mother after the accidental death of his beloved younger brother, Ty spends his days working on the family ranch with his violent, sadistic father and his nights marauding with his mean-spirited drinking buddy, Harney Rivers. When a drunken fight escalates into the near-death of a young Indian, Ty flees his Nebraska home with an arrest warrant hanging over his head.'' - from the back cover $6.75

Alcott, Louisa M., Eight Cousins Grosset & Dunlap, (0.00) Hardcover, Fair - Blue cover with glued on title plate on cover and spine; edge wear and soiling to top; what appears to be a water spot on back cover; tight spine, yellow aged pages; two pages of ad in back of book; writing on inside cover; illustrated frontspiece $5.40

Aldiss, Brian W., Helliconia Summer Atheneum, (0.00) Hardcover, Very Good - Blue boards with green tape binding; gold lettering on spine; remainder mark on bottom edge; dj is not price-clipped ($16.95) and is protected with a Brodart cover; dj pages are yellowed with age; sticker residue on ffep; second printing. ''Whereas 'Helliconia Spring' was set within a small compass and covered many generations, its successor takes place in six months and shows us most of the extraordinary planet Helliconia, from the circumpolar regions of Sibornal to the salable glaciers of Hespagorat. This is probably Brian Aldiss's grandest and most sumptuous novel.'' -- from the dj $9.89

Allen, James Lane, The Choir Invisible Grosset & Dunlap, (0.00) Hardcover, Very Good - Green embossed boards, black lettering on spine and front cover; nice tight spine; minor bumps to edges; all in all, a very nice edition $4.50

Allen, Tim, I'm Not Really Here Hyperion Books, (0.00) First Edition, Hardcover, Very Good - 1st Edition; Minor Shelf Wear to DJ $3.60

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