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A Book of Modern Views of New York City
1 A Book of Modern Views of New York City
I S Seidman & Co. 1937 softcover used (30 pages), 9 inches by 12 inches tall 
from the foreword: "It is the purpose of these copperplate photo-gravures to offer an attractive souvenir of the "Wonder City". Its most important sections of spectacular interest are herewith illustrated with a view, not only to the faithful representation of the material facts, but also to the more subtle expression of their artistic values. . . "

Photos:
Statue of Liberty
The Skyline of lower New York as seen from Governor's Island
Battery Park and Aquarium
Trinity Church at the head of Wall Street
The New York Stock Exchange, Broad and Wall Streets
Bowling Green at foot of Broadway
U. S. Custom House at Bowling Green
Trinity Church and Graveyard at Broadway and Wall Street
Governor's Island and lower bay showing Staten Island and the Narrows in the distance
West 23rd Street showing Miller Express Highway. Chelsea Docks looking south
As New York appears from Columbia Heights section of Brooklyn
The skyline of New York's financial district as seen from below the Brooklyn Bridge
The heart of the City Government, showing City Hall Park, and left to right, the City Hall, Hall of Records and the Municipal Building

City Hall
Foley Square showing the County Courthouse and new Federal Building in the new Civic Center
Miller Express Highway and North River Docks below 10th Street
The Tombs on Center Street
Woolworth Building towering over City Hall
Madison Square Park at 23rd Street and Madison Avenue showing buildings of the Metropolitan at the right and New York Life Insurance Companies on the left
Washington Arch. The start of Fifth Avenue

New York City Railroad Depots
Grand Central Station
Interior of the Grand Central Station
Pennsylvania Station
Interior of the Pennsylvania Station

St. Patrick's Cathedral on 5th Ave. between 50th and 51st Streets
Cathedral of St. John the Divine as it will appear when completed on Morningside Heights
The Church of the Transfiguration (Little Church Around the Corner) 29th Street, east of 5th Avenue
Temple Emanu-El, 5th Avenue and 65th Street
Grand Central Zone as seen from 2nd Avenue and 38th Street
New York Public Library, 42nd Street and 5th Avenue
Bryant Park, recently reconstructed. 6th Avenue between 40th and 42nd Streets showing the rear of the New York Public Library
Rockefeller Center as seen from the Chrysler Building. The two predominating buildings in the center are the R C A and the International Buildings

Times Square, 42nd ST. and Broadway
Times Building looking south from in front of the Astor Hotel, 45th Street and Broadway
The Crossroads of New York City's night life
The Theatre District as seen from 44th Street looking north
Looking East on 42nd Street from 6th Avenue showing the New York Public Library

Beginning of Park Avenue. Looking north from 32nd Street
A View of Park Avenue showing the Ritz Tower. Looking north from 54th Street
Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, Park Avenue, between 49th and 50th Streets. World's largest hotel
Midtown section showing the East River and Queensboro Bridge.

In Rockefeller Center
The RCA Building
The Rockefeller Center Observation Roofs
The South View from the RCA Observation Roofs
The North View from the RCA Observation Roofs
A View from 5th Avenue of the La Maison Francaise, RCA Building and British Empire Building
Fifth Avenue looking south from 53rd Street showing St. Thomas Church
Prometheus Fountain in the Sunken Plaza
A View from 6th Avenue showing "Radio City" a part of the Rockefeller Center
Four Murals in the Great Hall of the RCA Building by Jose Maria Sert

Photos across two pages in the center of the book:
A panorama of the lower New York Skyline. This remarkable photo was taken from the Brooklyn Tower of the Brooklyn Bridge
From 34th Street to 59th Street (Midtown Section) as seen from Long Island City.

The George Washington Bridge across the Hudson River at 178th Street and Riverside Drive
The Riverside Church and Grant's Tomb on Riverside Drive at 123rd Street
The Soldier's and Sailor's Monument at 89th Street and Riverside Drive
The Presbyterian Medical School at 168th Street and Broadway

and many more.

Condition: Some photos have a date neatly written under them (all are June 1938). One of the panorama pictures has "Empire' neatly written above the Empire State Building. Pages have edge soil. Cover has rubbing wear, creases, light damp stain on fold edge, name marked out on the front, number "4" written on the front, and wear to the edges and corners. 
Price: 45.97 USD

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America Across the Seas Our Colonial Empire
2 America Across the Seas Our Colonial Empire
N. Y. C. S. Hannond & Co. 1909 hardcover used 106 pages, 7 inches by 10 inches tall 
Illustrated with photographs and 8 color maps.
Contents:
The Philippines
Hawaii
Guam and Our Smaller Islands in the Pacific
Alaska
Panama and the Canal Zone
Porto Rico
Cuba

Condition: Very worn copy. Pages are lightly age toned and have creases, soil and edge and corner wear. Cover has bumped and fraying corners, soil, fading, and wear. Spine cover has a large tear. 
Price: 13.20 USD

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Bunny Boy
3 Bunny Boy
Whitman Publishing Co. 1935 stiff wrappers used 26 pages 
"Magic Action" book. Whitman #839. 3 pop-ups.

Condition: Front cover is loose and held on by the pop-up attachement. Pages are age toned and most of the illustrations have been crayon colored. Front pop-up is torn on the front hinge. 1st page has a soiled spot. Second pop-up is very good. Last pop-up has orange crayon scribbling. Back cover is loose and only held on by the pop-up. 
Price: 77.00 USD

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Harvard Business Reports Vol 6
4 Harvard Business Reports Vol 6
A W Shaw Company 1928 Hardcover used 6 inches by 9 inches tall 
Oversized book - international shipping would cost more.
554 pages

Harvard Business Reports Vol 6, 1928, A W Shaw Company, 554 pages, 6 inches by 9 inches tall, hardcover.

Description: Companies reported on:
American Conveyor Company
Antrim Paper Company
Aran Manufacturing Company
Arjax Company
Arnold Machinery Company
Artificial Leather Distributing Company
Atlan Alcohol Company
Baxtam Machinery Company
Borden Paper Company
Bucklam Box Company
Buckner Textile Machinery Company
Carton Machinery Company
Cathron Company
Chalders Manufacturing Company
Charland Chemical Company
Coffeyville Textile Machinery Company
Eldon Manufacturing Company
Erven Leather Products Company
Everette Elkins Company
Exton Gear Company
Frame Wire Company
Glen Tool Company
Glenister Sprinkler Company
Glenrock Manufacturing Company
Gurnet Corporation
Harltey Company
Holden Company
Lorry Company
McKinney & Company
Manly Elastic Company
Massasoit Leather Company
Maxman-Timball Company
Multiprint Company
Munro-Cliff Company
National Rack Drill Company
Nerlan Company
Neville & Company
Newell Hardware Company
Never Tool Company
Nobel Chain Company
Otway Machinery Company
Paley Truck Company
Priestly, F. R. Company
Prior Automatic Machinery Company
Queensbury Pump Company
Radams Chemical Company
Radio Instrument Company
Raeburn Electric Company
Rubber Wire company
Sallust Alloy Steel Corporation
Shaftesbury J P Company
Sheridan Chemicals Company
Stength Union Company
Symbol Electric Company
Tansey Supplies Company
Tasman Gauge Company
Tiber Body Company
Titon Leather Company
Van Dort Grinding Wheel Company
Wavery Manufacturing Company
Waynax Machinery Company
Westmacott Machinery Company
Wiremold Company

Condition: Book is in good condition, the pages are crisp and clean. Binding is tight. Cover has rubbing wear, and wear to the edges and corners. 
Price: 27.50 USD

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Homes of the West magazine 1938 June
5 Homes of the West magazine 1938 June
1938 June 1938 magazine used 48 pages, 9 1/2 inches by 12 1/2 inches tall 
Contents:
Western Homes: Simplified Living
Cape Cod in the Wasatch
Bermuda in Oakland
Williamsburg Colonial
Accent on Relaxation in a Palm Springs Desert Home
New Redwood Plywood

Western Furnishings
Murals on Adobe Walls
Design for Entertaining
New for Dining Rooms
Gadgets for the House You Are Going to Build
Summer Luncheon Tables

Western Gardens
June Gardens in Southern California
Heaths and Heathers
Vacation Plans for the Garden
Zinnias, Tall, Medium and Dwarf
Stately Japanese Iris

and others

Condition: Cover has rubbing wear, creases, splitting on spine fold, soil, and wear to the edges and corners. Pages have edge and corner wear and some are age toned. Staples are rusty. 
Price: 13.20 USD

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Paintings, Furniture and Objects of Art, Property of The Hon. Perry Belmont and Mrs. Belmont, Unrestricted Public Sale catalogue
6 Paintings, Furniture and Objects of Art, Property of The Hon. Perry Belmont and Mrs. Belmont, Unrestricted Public Sale catalogue
American Art Association, Anderson Galleries Inc. 1932 catalogue 3988 softcover used 120 pages 
Auction sale catalogue for the property of The Hon. Perry Belmont and Mrs. Belmont, removed from their Washington D.C. and Newport, R.I. Reseidences and sold by their order.

Includes:
Oil Paintings, Fine Examples by Noted Artists Including:
Rosa Bohneur, Bouguereau, Clays, Cuyp, Detaille, Hobbema, Nicolaas Maes, Ban Ostade, and others

French Furniture and Decorations including
European & Oriental Porcelains, Silver and Silver Plate, Tapestries, Oriental Rugs, together with a small choice collection of Eighteenth Century Fans

Condition: Pages are clean but have corner wear. Cover has creases, soil, edge tears, and wear to the corners. Spine is tilted. Back cover has writing in pencil. 
Price: 11.00 USD

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The Children's Dickens, Stories Selected from Various Tales
7 The Children's Dickens, Stories Selected from Various Tales
Oxford University Press circa 1922 Hardcover used 6 1/2 inches by 9 inches tall illustrated by Gilbert Wright 
56 pages

frontis and 6 other full page color illustrations by Gilbert Wright

Stories include: The Tale of Tiny Tim, Little Nell, The Blind Girl, An Episode in the Life of Mr. Pickwick, Oliver Twist, David Copperfield, A Runaway Pair, The Dolls' Dressmaker, Little Paul Dombey

Condition: very worn. Cover has rubbing wear, damp stains, bumped and damaged corners and heavy wear to the edges. Front hinge is broken with binding showing. Splitting between sections. Some pages have dampstains and some have bent corners and creases. Front free endpaper has gift inscription "Master Peter Wiley - from his friends - Dec 1922. The Stevens." 
Price: 5.50 USD

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The Geographical Magazine 1960 May
8 The Geographical Magazine 1960 May
The Geographical Magazine Ltd. May 1960 Vol 33 No 1 magazine used 60 pages 
Contents:
Kariba: Dam of Superlatives (Rhodesia)
And the Waters Prevailed
The English on the Riviera (Nice resort)
Portrait of Stoke-on-Trent
Stoke and the Two Josiahs(Josiah Spode and Josiah Wedgwood)
Focus on Nyasaland
The World in Books
How to Get There

Condition: Pages have some creases and corner wear. Cover hastearsn creases, writing in black and wear to the edges and corners. 
Price: 13.75 USD

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The Geographical Magazine 1961 July
9 The Geographical Magazine 1961 July
The Geographical Magazine Ltd. July 1961 Volume 34 No 3 magazine used 59 pages 
Contents:
The Work of the Forestry Commission
The Battlefield of Bussaco
Australia's Snowy Scheme (Snowy-Tumut)
Kashmir's Capital
Trier: Germany's Oldest City
The Bison of Bialoqieza
How to Get There
The World of Books

Condition: Pages have corner wear. Cover has creases, tears, numbers in black writing, and wear to the edges and corners. Spine cover is torn at the bottom. 
Price: 13.75 USD

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Construction of Roads and Pavements, Agg, Thomas Radford
10 Agg, Thomas Radford Construction of Roads and Pavements
McGraw-Hill Book Company Inc. 1929 4th edition hardcover used 511 pages, 6 inches by 9 inches tall 
Contents:
The Development of Highway Systems
Surveys and Plans for Roads and Pavements
Drainage and Control of Erosion
Economics of Highway Grades
The Design of Rural Highways
The Design of Streets
The Construction and Maintenance of Earth Roads
Sand-clay Roads
Gravel Roads
Water-bound Macadam Roads and Pavements
Road Slabs of Concrete
Portland-Cement Concrete Roads and Pavements
Vitrified Brick Pavements
Wood Block Pavement
Stone-Block Pavement
Bituminous Road and Pavement Materials
Dust Layers and Bituminous Carpets
Penetratoin and Mixed Macadam Roads and Pavements
Sheet Asphalt and Asphaltic Concrete Surfaces
Economic Comparisons of Roadway Surfaces
Selection of Type of Roadway Surfaces
Maintenance
Road Material Testing
Glossary
Index

Condition: Pages are clean. Back endpaper has notes written. Last index page has a large tear. Hinges are loose. Cover has rubbing wear, bumped and damaged corners, soil, and edge wear. Fraying to the top and bottom of the spine.. 
Price: 22.00 USD

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America's Number One Trophy, Bond, Jim
11 Bond, Jim America's Number One Trophy
1950 softcover used 44 pages, 8 inches by 10 1/2 inches tall 
Illustrated with photographs. Inscribed "Kindest regards from your hunter friend" and signed by the author on the title page. Also reads "property of Cowboy Bill" on the title page. Contents:
The Great Alaska Brown Bear
The Horrible Grizzly
The King of the North - The Bull Moose
The Old Rockingchair Bucks - Mule Deer
The Boss of the Brazeau - The Elk
The Wanderer of the North - The Caribou
Veteran of the Peaks and Crags - The Goat
My Kingdom for a Great Ram - Mountain Sheep

Condition: Book is very worn. pages are age toned and have edge and corner wear, and some are soiled. Cover has rubbing wear, creases, soil, and wear to the edges and corners. Spine is gone and taped together with Christmas santa tape and scotch tape. 
Price: 33.00 USD
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Merrylegs The Rocking Pony, Brown, Paul
12 Brown, Paul Merrylegs The Rocking Pony
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1946 1st edition hardcover used 6 1/2 inches by 8 inches tall 
1st edition with the "A". Condition: Inside front board paste-down has name and some small dark spots. Front endpaper has a soiled spot. Back board inside paste-down has dampstain fading, as does the back endpaper. Last few pages have similar dampstain on the bottom edges. Cover has bumped and fraying corners, soiled spots, dampstain on bottom edge of back board. Spine is bumped on the bottom. Front outside spine fold has ink or pencil coloring. 
Price: 440.00 USD
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The Elasticity and Resistance of the Materials of Engineering, Burr, Wm H
13 Burr, Wm H The Elasticity and Resistance of the Materials of Engineering
John Wiley & Sons 1905 6th edtion, second thousand hardcover used 6 inches by 9 inches tall 
Oversized book - international shipping would be more.

990 pages plus Tables and Plates of Structural Steel Shapes (80 pages).
Contents:
Part I - Analytical
Elementary Theory of Elasticity in Amorphous Solid Bodies
Hollow Cylinders and Sphere and Torison
Flexure
Resilience
Combined Stress Conditions

Part II - Technical
Tension
Compression
Compression - Long Columns
Shearing and Torsion
Bending or Flexure
Concrete-Steel Members
Rolled and Cast Flanged Beams
Connections
Plate Girders
Ropes and Chain Cables
Miscellaneous Problems
Working Stresses and Safety Factors
The Fatigue of Metals
The Flow of Solids

Appendix I - Elements of Theory of Elasticity in Amorphous Solid Bases
General Equations
Thick Hollow Cylinders and Spheres, and Torsion
The Energy of Elasticity
Theory of Flexure

Appendix II - Another Method for Finding Pitch of Rivets

Condition: Book is worn. Cover has rubbing wear, tears to the cloth on the front board, bumped and damaged corners, and frayed spots on the edges. Spine has fraying and wear to the top and bottom. Front board cloth is torn on the spine hinge and binding is showing. Pages have edge soil and some have pencil marks. 
Price: 26.40 USD

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Willamette Valley Oregon Volume I, Clark, Robert Carlton
14 Clark, Robert Carlton Willamette Valley Oregon Volume I
S. J. Clarke Publishing Company 1927 1st edition hardcover used 888 pages, 7 1/2 inches by 10 1/2 inches tall 
Contents:
The Geography of the Willamette Valley
The Indians of the Willamette Valley
Exploration of the Northwest Coast
The Maritime Fur Trade
Overland Exploration
Early Fur-Trade Within the Oregon Country
The Hudson's Bay Company in Oregon
The Hudson's Bay Company (continued)
The Colonization of the Lower Willamette Valley
Making a Good Government for Oregon
The Oregon Boundary Dispute
Beginnings of Settlement in the Upper Willamette Valley
Pioneer Life in Oregon
Oregon as a Territory
Early Economic Progress in Willamette Valley
Early Transportation in Willamette Valley
  • Water Transportation in the Willamette Valley
  • Road Building in the Willamette Valley
  • The Poney Express, Stage Coach and Mails in the Willamette Valley
    Railroad Building in the Willamette Valley
    History of Marion County
    The Beginnings of Schools and Churches
    Public Education in the Willamette Valley
    Churches in the Willamette Valley
    Oregon Politics since 1860
    Economic Progress since 1870
    The History of Banking in Oregon
    Appendix
    Index

    Condition: Pages are clean. Cover is worn. Boards have bumped and damaged corners. Front board has a large scraped and damaged area on the bottom edge. Spine is damaged and fraying on the top and bottom. Hinges are loose. 
    Price: 137.50 USD

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    Differential and Integral Calculus, Cohen, Abraham
    15 Cohen, Abraham Differential and Integral Calculus
    D. C. Heath and Company 1925 hardcover used 566 pages, 5 1/2 inches by 8 inches tall 
    Contents:
    Fundamental Principles
    Differentiation of Algebraic Functions
    Geometrical and Other Applications
    Physcial Applications
    Integration
    Differentiation of Transcendental Functions
    Methods of Integration
    Geometrical Applications
    Other Applications
    Definite Integral
    Applications
    Functions of Two or More Variables
    Envelopes
    Multiple Integrals
    Taylor's Theorem and Applications

    Appendix
    Hyperbolic Functions
    Solid Analytic Geometry
    Curve Sketching
    Table of Integrals

    Index

    Condition: Pages are age toned, have edge soil, and some have damp stains on the bottom edge, pencil marks and notations. Front endpaper has previous owners name. Cover has wear to the edges and corners, writing on spine is faded. 
    Price: 8.25 USD

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    The Principles of Mechanism and Machinery Transmission, Fairbairn, William
    16 Fairbairn, William The Principles of Mechanism and Machinery Transmission
    Henry Carey Baird & Company 1886 Hardcover used 266 pages, 5 inches by 8 inches tall 
    The principles of mechanism, wheels and pulleys, strength and proportions of shafts, couplings for shafts, and engaging and disengaging gear.

    Condition: Inside front cover has partial yellow sticker which seems to be a library instructions for borrowing paper. No other library markings. Pages are lightly age toned and some have soil. Pages have edge soil and some have edge tears and bent corners. Front free endpaper has names (Willie James Calumet and John C Josey) in pencil. Cover has rubbing wear, bumped and damaged corners, soil, and wear to the edges. Spine has wear and fraying at the top and bottom and worn through the cloth on in several small spots on the edges. 
    Price: 110.00 USD
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    La Citanía de Sta. Tecla o Una Ciudad prehistórica desenterrada, Apuntes Arqueológicos, Garcia, Julian Lopez
    17 Garcia, Julian Lopez La Citanía de Sta. Tecla o Una Ciudad prehistórica desenterrada, Apuntes Arqueológicos
    Imp. Casa Táboas. La Guardia 1927 softcover used 120 pages 
    Condition: Pages have edge and corner wearm and some pages have creases and edge tears. Cover is very worn and damaged with creases, tears, soil, and wear to the edges and corners. Spine coveris torn and coming loose. 
    Price: 33.00 USD
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    Alexander of Yugoslavia, The Story of the King Who Was Murdered at Marseilles, Graham, Stephen
    18 Graham, Stephen Alexander of Yugoslavia, The Story of the King Who Was Murdered at Marseilles
    Yale University Press 1939 1st edition hardcover used, ex library book 329 pages, 5 1/2 inches by 8 1/2 inches tall 
    Contents:
    Vlada the Chauffeur
    The King Goes to Marseilles
    O God! O Marseilles!
    Mio Kral
    Man and King
    Heir of Lands and Trouble
    Democracy Fails
    Ante Pavelich
    Lonely Dictator
    International Sabotage
    Little Entente and Balkan Pact
    Attempt at Zagred
    Loan of an Assassin
    Louis Barthou
    How the News Came to Belgrade
    Ferment
    The Trial
    To Oplenats
    Bibliography
    Index

    Condition: Ex library book with all the markings and card holder has been torn off the inside back cover. Boards have bumped and worn corners, and wear to the edges. Back board has a small damaged spot in the middle. Spine is faded. Binding is cracked between pages 152 and 153. Pages are lightly age toned and some have corner creases. 
    Price: 66.00 USD

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    A Course in the Slide Rule and Logarithms, Hills, E Justin
    19 Hills, E Justin A Course in the Slide Rule and Logarithms
    Ginn and Company 1943 softcover used 108 pages 
    A Course in the Slide Rule and Logarithms by E Justin Hills, 1943. Published for the United States Armed Forces Institute. War Department Education Manual EM 906.

    Condition: Creases, edge and corner wear, soil. Rusty staples have left stains on the center pages. Some pages are coming loose. 
    Price: 6.97 USD

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    Fun & Festival From China, Hummel, Margaret G.
    20 Hummel, Margaret G. Fun & Festival From China
    Friendship Press 1948 softcover used 48 pages 
    Contents:
    Springboard Ideas

    Two China Programs:
    Gung Ho Night
    A Temple Fair

    Banquets, Suppers, and Teas:
    A Few Favorite Recipes
    Program Ideas

    Fine Arts Programs:
    Chinese Festivals

    Games, Songs, and Stories

    Source Material

    Condition: Pages are age toned. Cover has name stamped, soil on the edges, and wear to the edges and corners. 
    Price: 15.40 USD

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    A Course in the Slide Rule and Logarithms, Hills, E Justin
    A Course in the Slide Rule and Logarithms
    Hills, E Justin
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    Bunny Boy
    Bunny Boy
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    The Geographical Magazine 1961 July
    The Geographical Magazine 1961 July
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    The Geographical Magazine 1960 May
    The Geographical Magazine 1960 May
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    La Citanía de Sta. Tecla o Una Ciudad prehistórica desenterrada, Apuntes Arqueológicos, Garcia, Julian Lopez
    La Citanía de Sta. Tecla o Una Ciudad prehistórica desenterrada, Apuntes Arqueológicos
    Garcia, Julian Lopez
    33.00 USD
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    Fun & Festival From China, Hummel, Margaret G.
    Fun & Festival From China
    Hummel, Margaret G.
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    Fun and Festival From India, Wright, Rose
    Fun and Festival From India
    Wright, Rose
    9.10 USD
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    Differential and Integral Calculus, Cohen, Abraham
    Differential and Integral Calculus
    Cohen, Abraham
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