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The Pop-Up Kama Sutra

By: Burton, Sir Richard; Arbuthnot, F. F.

Price: $23.00

Publisher: New York, Stewart, Tabori & Chang: 2003

Edition: Unknown

Seller ID: 004382


Six incredible pop-ups add a new dimension to the classic, 2,000-year-old Indian treatise on the art of love. Included is advice that is still relevant today. Illustrated with 40 vintage color plates from India, many of them miniatures, and featuring choice excerpts from the original Kama Sutra text, paper engineering meets the greatest in the literature of sex. ; Pop-Up; 4to 10" - 12" tall; 48 pages View more info

The American Millstone An Examination of the Nation's Permanent Underclass

By: Chicago Tribune Staff; Squires, James D (Preface)

Price: $11.96

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Contemporary Books: 1986

Seller ID: 4365


A new class of people has taken root in America's cities, a lost society dwelling in enclaves of despair and chaos that infect and threaten communities at large. The existence of an underclass in itself is not new in this country. What appears to be different is the seemingly permanent entrapment of significant numbers of American, especially urban blacks, in a world apart at the bottom of society. The Chicago Tribune staff spent nearly a year researchig this critical Am... View more info

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The American Millstone An Examination of the Nation's Permanent Underclass

By: Chicago Tribune Staff; Squires, James D (Preface)

Price: $11.96

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Contemporary Books: 1986

Seller ID: 004365


A new class of people has taken root in America's cities, a lost society dwelling in enclaves of despair and chaos that infect and threaten communities at large. The existence of an underclass in itself is not new in this country. What appears to be different is the seemingly permanent entrapment of significant numbers of American, especially urban blacks, in a world apart at the bottom of society. The Chicago Tribune staff spent nearly a year researchig this critical Am... View more info

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Land of Nod and Other Stories

By: Green, Paul

Price: $13.80

Publisher: Chapel Hill, Nc, U. S. A., University Of North Carolina Press: 1978

Seller ID: 000100


These 13 stories, focusing principally on black characters in rural N. Carolina in the early 1900's, are as affecting as they are earthy. They follow the authors favorite themes: the white man's injustice to his black neighbor, the horror of capital punishment, the power of poverty to negate hard work and good intentions. The jacket is quite scuffed but sound. It also has two tiny closed tears near the spine, as though two fingernails went through at that point. ; Octavo... View more info

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Chicago Parks Rediscovered

By: Huebner, Jeff

Price: $13.80

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Jannes Art Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4367


This is a wonderfully illustrated book showcasing Chicago's parks, both those near the lake and the inner city. The photography is brilliant and shows parks in all seasons. All parks are identified and a short history of the park is given. The introduction goes into more detail about Chicago and the history of the park including wetlands, prairies, and other special features; best of all, you can see them for yourself in this book. French flaps front and back, the book i... View more info

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Chicago Parks Rediscovered

By: Huebner, Jeff

Price: $13.80

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Jannes Art Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004367


This is a wonderfully illustrated book showcasing Chicago's parks, both those near the lake and the inner city. The photography is brilliant and shows parks in all seasons. All parks are identified and a short history of the park is given. The introduction goes into more detail about Chicago and the history of the park including wetlands, prairies, and other special features; best of all, you can see them for yourself in this book. French flaps front and back, the book i... View more info

North to Cree Lake

By: Karras, A. L.

Price: $34.96

Publisher: New York, Trident Press: 1970

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 4366


In the autumn of 1932, two young brothers left the comfort of home to spend the next seven winters deep in the wilds of northern Saskatchewan as professional trappers. They decided to escape civilization on one of the few remaining frontiers, the Old North, when it was still a land of mystery and deep silences. This is the story of men who vanished into the bush in late summer and were not seen or heard from again until the following spring; of their successes and failur... View more info

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North to Cree Lake

By: Karras, A. L.

Price: $34.96

Publisher: New York, Trident Press: 1970

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 004366


In the autumn of 1932, two young brothers left the comfort of home to spend the next seven winters deep in the wilds of northern Saskatchewan as professional trappers. They decided to escape civilization on one of the few remaining frontiers, the Old North, when it was still a land of mystery and deep silences. This is the story of men who vanished into the bush in late summer and were not seen or heard from again until the following spring; of their successes and failur... View more info

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Mighty Fitz The Sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald

By: Schumacher, Michael

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New York, Bloomsbury Publishing: 2005

Edition: First US Edition

Seller ID: 004384


Very light wear on jacket at the spine ends. ; This book tells in vivid detail the story of the Edmund Fitzgerald, its many years on the waters of the Great Lakes, its tragic final day, and the search effort and investigation, including the speculation and controversy that followed in the wake of this disaster. A fitting tribute to one of the largest ships to have sailed the Great Lakes and the men who tragically lost their lives, Mighty Fitz provides a comprehensive loo... View more info