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1 Ellis Family History: The Ellis Family
American Genealogical Research Institute; Larsen, Paul; Hallstein, Ann; Mahoney, Ann Washington, D.C., U.S.A. American Genealogical Research Institute 1973 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; Wraps, 105 pages with large appendix at the back; Black & white illustrations; Textblock tight and bright with unmarked pages (save for approx 9 pgs with light pencil marks, small amount discoloration at bottom edge from pg 97 - end; Light green cover with title in black; No tears, shelf wear includes some light rubbing, a few light marks; A good solid copy; .....(Genealogy being as it is the study of individual people and their relationships within the social unit of the family, parallels and in some degree reflects the history of mankind. Practically every great civilization on earth has found root in the organization of the family, and thus, each history is composed of many family histories. And this book is part of that rich history, being a record of the members of the Ellis family who made a contribution from seventeenth century England with its wars and economic privations, to the nascent colonies on the alien coast of North America, to the Revolutionary War for Independence, and beyond. Sets forth the origin of the family name, the armorial heritage, and the biographies of great men who have lived through history. This family record was dedicated to those now living in expectation that they will profit from reading this.) 
Price: 10.49 USD

2 Race, Class, and Gender: An Anthology (Third Edition)
Andersen, Margaret L. Belmont, California, U.S.A. Wadsworth Pub Co 1998 0534528791 / 9780534528799 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; Wraps; 562 pages; Third Edition; Working copy; Textblock is tight and bright with some underlining/highlighting; Front-free endpaper has a small spot; Pictorial cover with no tears, no creasing to the spine and modest shelf and edge wear including some light cover curl; . (The third edition of this best-selling anthology added new material on affirmative action, immigration, welfare reform, Title IX, and census enumeration. The twenty-three readings included new or updated articles on Native Americans, poverty, racism, and sexuality. A strong Part V focuses on how students can make a difference with student organization.) 
Price: 6.07 USD

3 Latin America: The Development of Its Civilization
Bailey, Helen Miller (Chairman Dept of Social Sciences, East Los Angeles College; Nasatir, Abraham P. (Professor of History, San Diego State College Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, U.S.A. Prentice Hall Professional Publishing 1960 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; 818 pages with index; Fourth printing August 1963; Black & white photographs; Textblock is tight with no internal markings save for erased name of the former owner at top right of the front-free endpaper; Color maps on endpapers; Tangerine cloth covered boards with the title in yellow and green; Has modest shelf and edge wear including tanning to the spine with title clearly seen; . (A book that openly exposes the need for the United States of American to take a new appraisal of its Latin American policies. It stresses the importance of understanding the cultural and social factors in Latin America as well as of political factors, and an awareness of the continuing influence of the Indian and colonial backgrounds.) 
Price: 5.92 USD

4 Language and Communication Disorders in Children (Fourth Edition)
Bernstein, Deena Kahan;Tiegerman-Farber, Ellenmorris (School for Language and Communication Development and Adelphi College) Needham Heights, Massachusetts, USA Allyn & Bacon 1997 0205198945 / 9780205198948 Hardcover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Cover Art 
; 614 pages with index; Fourth edition; Black & white photographs; Textblock is tight with no internal markings save for some light highlighting & marginalia on approximately twelve pages; Light wear to fore-edge; Bright pictorial boards with modest shelf and edge wear including some wear to tips; . (The goal of this book is to introduce you to the dynamic areas of speech-language pathology and special education, and is divided into three main sections: Part 1 presents the fundamentals of language and communication development. Part 2 describes the general principles of assessment and best practices for intervention, and Part 3 focuses on four language-disordered populations - children with learning disabilities, mental retardation, autism, and hearing impairment. In this fourth edition, it reflects the changes that have occurred in American education and helps to recognize children with language and communication disorders as a distinct population with parents as primary teachers and facilitators of their children's growth and development, though schools throughout the United States are, and have been attempting to develop inclusive models for children with special needs. Included in Parts 2 and 3, are examples that illustrate how to apply clinical constructs to the actual evaluation and remediation of children with language disorders.) 
Price: 6.40 USD

5 The Penguin Adoption Handbook: A Guide to Creating Your New Family
Bolles, Edmund Blair U.S.A. Penguin Books 1984 0140465480 / 9780140465488 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; Wraps; 254 pages with index; Textblock is tight with no internal markings; Pictorial cover with no tears & modest shelf and edge wear; . (For anyone looking for a child to adopt. It takes you step by step through the adoption process covering: Adoption strategies for both traditional and untraditional clients, finding a child, the pros and cons of agencies, adoptive-parent associations, international and independent adoptions, adoption law, including state-by-state variations, foster care and adopting the foster child. Also included are invaluable directories.) 
Price: 6.04 USD

6 The Sociology of Child Development
Bossard, James H.S. Boll, Eleanor Stoker USA Harper and Row 1948 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; Fourth Edition; 566 Pages; Textblock is tight with no internal markings save for former book store number stamped neatly on frontfree endpaper. Blue boards with clear white title to front and spine. Has modest edge and shelf wear; ....(A very good reference work). 
Price: 6.16 USD

7 Family Secrets: What You Don't Know Can Hurt You.
Bradshaw, John Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A. Bantam Dell Pub Group 1995 0553095919 / 9780553095913 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; 297 pages; First printing; Textblock is tight and clean with no internal markings and no names; Cream colored boards with the spine in blue and title in gold; Bright unfaded dust-jacket with no tears and minimal shelf and edge wear; We have placed it in a protective, removable mylar cover; . (All families have secrets, with some being healthy, while others, those that John Bradshaw calls "dark secrets', can limit the wholeness and/or freedom of every member of the family, often generation after generation. This compelling book takes us into the heart of the family's mysterious power to shape our lives. It examines how secrets are created, how they influence us, even if we don't know they are there, and the risks we take in exploring them. John Bradshaw guides the reader step-by-step in the process, and offers advice on how to deal with the truths revealed, as well as ways of staying connected with our family in a safe but honest relationship.) 
Price: 6.45 USD

8 Psychodynamic Nursing a Biosocial Orientation
Brown, Martha Montgomery, R.N., M.A.; Fowler, Grace R., R.N., M.A. U.S.A. W.B. Saunders Company 1961 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; 315 pages with index; Second edition; Textblock is tight and bright save for former owners name neatly printed to front paste-down endpaper; A spot noticed on pages 29 to 52, with a single spot to each page; Light green cloth boards with the title in dark blue and gold; Has modest shelf and edge wear; . (This is divided into four sections of broad dimension and addressed primarily to the student of nursing. Part 1: Low Visibility Functions in Nursing is concerned not only with the expressive skills pertinent to the care of all patients, but also the application of skills with applied knowledge and understanding of herself, her patients and interpersonal relationships in general. Part 2 focuses upon the nurse's role as a technician. Part 3 was designed to emphasize both high and low visibility functions in relation to the characteristic behavior manifested by psychiatric patients. With an additional part included as well as a thorough introduction to the subject.) 
Price: 6.04 USD

9 Priorities for Action: Final Report of the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education
Carnegie Commission on Higher Education Blacklick, Ohio, U.S.A. McGraw-Hill 1973 0070100721 / 9780070100725 Soft cover Very Good Ex-Library 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; Wraps; 243 pages; Ex-library with usual library markings; With technical notes and appendixes; Textblock is tight and bright; Cover is unfaded with no tears and no creasing to the spine; Has modest shelf and edge wear including rubbing; . (At the time, this was the most extensive study of higher education ever undertaken in the United States. This is the printing of their final report for that year. This final report selects a few dominant themes to provide a framework for its summation. They are: Priorities and purposes, quality and diversity, social justice, constructive change, effective governance and effective use of resources.) 
Price: 6.22 USD

10 The Book of the Courtier
Castiglione, Baldesar New York, New York, U.S.A. Frederick Ungar Publishing Co. 1959 0804460787 / 9780804460781 Soft cover Very Good Book 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
; Wraps, 99 pages; Seventh printing 1974 (reprint); Translated & edited by Friench Simpson; Book block is secure with no names or marginalia; Red & cream cover with modest shelf & edge wear including 3/4 inch close tear on back panel, tiny nicks; ......('The Courtier', considered to be an early, significant work, apparently was originally intended to depict the attributes which the ideal courtier, or gentleman, should possess. In this volume, it was possible only to include those passages of 'The Courtier', which set forth the basic doctrine of the work. The original work by the original author, took place centuries before, as Count Baldesar Castiglione was born at Casatico in the territory of Mantua, December 6, 1478.) 
Price: 5.92 USD

11 Handbook of Research on Improving Student Achievement (Second Edition)
Cawelti, Gordon (Editor) Arlington, Virginia, USA Educational Research Service 1999 Soft cover Very Good Ex-Library 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
; Wraps; 209 pages, Second edition; Ex-library with usual library markings; Textlock is tight and bright; Orange and red cover with the title in white and modest shelf and edge wear including some light rubbing and wear to the back cover along the bottom edge (small nicks and a tiny piece missing from the bottom-middle); . (A report designed to help education practitioners use accurate, comprehensive research in their instructional decisions and practices, with the editing accomplished by distinguished educator Gordon Cawelti. This made a unique contribution because it examines the research by subject fields and the chapters are: Introduction, Generic Practices, The Arts, Foreign Language, Health Education, Language Arts, Oral Communication, Mathematics, Physical Education, Science, Social Studies, and Focusing Staff Development on Improving the Learning of all Students.) 
Price: 9.90 USD

12 Sport in Society: Issues and Controversies
Coakley, Jay J. (Associate Professor of Socilogy, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, Colorado St. Louis, Missouri, USA C.V. Mosby Company 1978 0801609917 / 9780801609916 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; Wraps; 349 pages with index; Black & white photographs; Textblock is tight with no internal markings save for a light mark to the titlepage and half-title page; There is wear to edges of the textblock from age and use; Unfaded blue and white pictorial cover with shelf and edge wear that includes rubbing (mostly to edges of the spine and the back cover), a single crease to front cover and a crease to back cover at bottom left (hence the price); Still a solid, usable copy; . (The purpose of this book was to provide the reader with a sound introduction to the field of the sociology of sport and to raise questions and promote issue-related thinking that could serve as a basis for fruitful exchanges in classroom discussions. Some of the well chosen topics include: An introduction to the study of sport in American society, Sport in the United States, an inspiration or an opiate? Also: Competition in sport: destruction of the weak or preparation for life? Sport and agression: outlet or birthplace? Sport for youngsters: wholesome fun or ritualized boredom? Interscholastic sport: useful instruction or unnecessary disruption? Intercollegiate sport: education or entertainment and public relations? Professional sport: exploitation or entertainment? Coaches, benevolent teachers or malevolent taskmasters? Women in sport: separate or equal? Blacks in sport: opportunities or dreams? The future of sport: will things get better or worse? As you can see the questions and discussion are all very thought provoking, so this book is a good read about the nature of sports and what has evolved since this time.) 
Price: 6.02 USD

13 Conquest With Words (How the Communist Lingo Promotes World Revolution)
Colby, Roy; Philbrick, Herbert A. (With Foreword by) U.S.A. Crestwood Books 1967 First Edition Soft cover Very Good Book 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
; Wraps, 186 pages; First Edition/First Printing; Includes a dictionary of double talk/foreword by Herbert A. Philbrick; Textblock is tight with no marginalia/no highlighting/no underlining; Cover is not torn & has modest shelf and edge wear; .....(Mr. Philbrick at the age of twenty-five, began an adventure which led him nine years later into a courtroom where he related the story of his three lives as a citizen, "Communist" and counterspy for the FBI. The perilous nine years lasted until the FBI had enough evidence to spring a trap on the top eleven Communist leaders, who were brought to trial in New York in April 1949. This book is a period reference book by Roy Colby about Communism, as related and understood at the time.) 
Price: 9.94 USD

14 4 Steps to Bring the Right Person into Your Life Right Now
Courtney, Philippa San Francisco, California, U.S.A. Meant2Be Unlimited Inc 2000 1586390007 / 9781586390006 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; Wraps; 215 pages; Light working copy; Textblock is tight and bright with no internal markings and no names save for a small amount of underlining and marginalia only found in the 'Before You Start Section'; Unfaded cover with no tears, no creasing to the spine and modest shelf and edge wear; . (Based on the real-life success of a Fortune 500 management consultant. A refreshingly common sense, intelligent book for smart people who happen to be single.) 
Price: 6.36 USD

15 Twenty-First Century Earth: Opposing Viewpoints (Opposing Viewpoints Series)
Cozic, Charles P. (Opposing Viewpoints Editor) San Diego, California, U.S.A. Greenhaven Pr 1996 1565104145 / 9781565104143 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; Wraps; 288 pages with index; Opposing Viewpoints Series; Black & white illustrations; Textblock is tight with no internal markings; Bright pictorial cover with no tears, no creasing to the spine and modest shelf and edge wear; . (Why consider opposing viewpoints is covered in the introduction followed by five detailed chapters with sub-sections. Chapter 1: How Will Demographic Trends Affect Humanity? Chapter 2: What Will Be the Impacts of New Technologies? Chapter 3: How Will Trends Affect the Global Economy? Chapter 4: What Will Be the Future of International Relations? and Chapter 5: What Are Projected Trends and Wild Cards? Each volume in the Opposing Viewpoints Series could serve as a model providing access to a wide diversity of opinions, stimulating readers to do further research.) 
Price: 6.40 USD

16 Issues for Debate in American Public Policy: Selections from the CQ Researcher
CQ Researcher Washington, D.C., U.S.A. CQ Press 2000 156802598X / 9781568025988 Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
; Wraps; 317 pages with index; Second edition; Oversize book; Textblock is tight with no internal markings save for some light marginalia in contents section & five pages of marginalia/underlining; Former owners name written inside front cover; Bright purple cover with modest shelf wear including 1/3 inch nick/tear to bottom right of spine, crease on back cover; . (The main topics covered in this workbook are: Education, Health Care, Social Policy, Environment, Civil Liberties, Civil Rights, Justice, Business, the Economy, and Foreign Policy (with smaller sub-sections). 
Price: 8.14 USD

17 Cases on Restitution: A Revision of Durfee and Dawson, Cases on Remedies II (Second Edition)
Dawson, John P. (Harvard University); Palmer, George E. (University of Michigan) Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S.A. The Bobbs-Merrill Company 1958 Hardcover Very Good Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
;1044 pages with index; Heavy/oversize book. Extremely heavy for international shipping. Second edition-A revision of Durfee and Dawson, Cases on Remedies II; Working copy where textblock is tight with underlining/ marginalia including former owners name neatly written on paste-down endpaper; (Some pages do have light discoloration/page rippling to edges); Grey boards with title in gold and shelf and edge wear including some splay to boards; Still a very good solid copy; Priced according to condition. (This second edition followed the basic lines of organization that were employed in the first edition, and as before, legal and equitable remedies are both included and are subjected to constant comparison. Chapter I (Restitution as an Alternative Remedy for Tort) and the first Section of Chapter II (Fraud) provide an intitial survey of restitutionary remedies, legal and equitable, with problems of substantive liability pushed so far as possible into the background. Thereafter attention shifts increasingly to the substantive grounds for rescission of contracts, though remedial problems constantly recur. Has preface by the authors followed by nine chapters and the index.) 
Price: 35.45 USD

18 Out of My Mind: Triple Axles, Sperm Tests & Neutrinos
Dobrer, Jonathan U.S.A. D'Anca/Wells & Associates 1995 0962139017 / 9780962139017 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; Wraps; 91 pages; Textblock is tight and clean with no internal markings; Former bookstore stamp on tail of textblock; Cover is bright with no tears, no creasing to spine; Has modest shelf & edge wear; . (A wonderful collection of human observation from a child growing up to a man growing older. Dobrer touches us all with tales that speak of joy and death with equal facility. A bit of insight on our culture.) 
Price: 5.89 USD

19 Improper Advances: Rape and Heterosexual Conflict in Ontario, 1880-1929
Dubinsky, Karen (Assistant Professor of History at Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario) Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. Univ of Chicago Pr 1993 0226167542 / 9780226167541 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Martin Hertzel (Cover Design) 
; Wraps; 228 pages with index; Textblock is tight with no internal markings; Bright pictorial cover with no tears, no creasing to the spine and modest shelf and edge wear; . (One of the first books to explore the history of sexual violence in any country. Provides a historical dimension to this question and the discussion surrounding its answer. A study of women, men and sexual crime in rural and northern Ontario, this book expands the terms of some debates about sexuality and sexual violence. Karen Dubinsky, the author, relies on criminal case files, social historians and other sources to retell individual stories or events of sexual danger, crimes such as rape, murder and infanticide. The research supports some analyses that these crimes are expressions of power, that some courts are prejudiced toward a victim's background and that most assaults occur within the victim's community or home. Confronts a number of issues and historiographic controversies.) 
Price: 6.41 USD

20 The Slightly Older Guy
Friedman, Bruce Jay U.S.A. Simon & Schuster 1995 0684802066 / 9780684802060 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
; 158 pages; First printing; Black & white illustrations; Textblock is tight and crisp with no internal markings and no names; Light grey boards with a dark blue spine and title in gold; Dust-jacket is bright and unfaded with no tears and modest shelf and edge wear; We have placed it in a protective, removable mylar cover; . (In this fresh, wry, and often hilariously funny book, the author addresses every one of the slightly older guy's concerns, shooting holes in his fears and offering outrageous suggestions on how to get through this precarious and unfamiliar phase.) 
Price: 5.99 USD

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