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ALKOHOL SITUATIONEN I VESTGRONLAND

By: (Committee for Social Research)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Kobenhavn: Udvalget for Samfundsforskning i Gronland, 1961.: 1961.

Seller ID: 22369


Kobenhavn: Udvalget for Samfundsforskning i Gronland, 1961.. 1961.. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed light green wrappers with an illustration in black on the front wrap. The wraps are lightly bumped with the spine & extremities darkened. There is a short tear to the tail of the spine. 174 pages. Illustrated with graphs & tables. There is an owner's ink name on the title. Very good. A study of the alcohol consumption in West Greenland by the Committee for So... View more info

WEST 42ND STREET: THE BRIGHT LIGHT ZONE

By: (Kornblum, William; Project Director)

Price: $350.00

Publisher: New York: Graduate School and University Center of the City University of New York, 1978.: 1978.

Seller ID: 23806


New York: Graduate School and University Center of the City University of New York, 1978.. 1978.. Good. - Oblong quarto [8-1/2 inches high by 11 inches wide] softcover. The contents are bound between a black-and-white pictorial front cover sheet & a white rear cover sheet with a metal binder. The cover sheets are lightly rubbed & bumped. The rear cover sheet is soiled with short tears at the binder. Several small labels have been scotch taped to the tail of the spine & t... View more info

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HEARTBREAK AND ROSES: Real Life Stories of Troubled Love

By: (Mack, Stan). Bode, Janet

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York: Delacorte Press, (1994).: (1994).

Seller ID: 29579


New York: Delacorte Press, (1994).. (1994).. Very good. - Octavo, cloth-backed boards in a dust wrapper. The head of the dust wrapper's spine is lightly chipped & the tail is rubbed. viii, [1] leaf, 158 pages & [4] leaves. Illustrated in black & white with comic strips by Stan Mack. Near fine in a very good dust wrapper. First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

PARKINSON'S LAW And Other Studies in Administration

By: (Osborn, Robert C.). Parkinson, C. Northcote

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1957.: 1957.

Seller ID: 33473


Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1957.. 1957.. Good. - Octavo, gray boards backed with dark gray cloth with a vignette in silver on the front cover. The head & tail of the spine are lightly rubbed & creased. The dust jacket is chipped with several short tears and with light soiling & some darkening to its rear panel. xi, [1] leaf, 112 & [1] pages. Full-page & textual illustrations in black & white by Robert C. Osborn. Very good in a good dust wrapper. First Ameri... View more info

THE SAVAGE GOD: A Study of Suicide

By: Alvarez, A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York: Random House (1972).: (1972).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 32381


New York: Random House (1972).. (1972).. Very good. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY A. ALVAREZ - Octavo, cloth-backed boards in a dust wrapper. The dust jacket is very lightly rubbed with creasing to its front flap. xviii, 299 & [2] pages. There is a stain to 1 page of the preliminaries with offsetting to the facing page. There is light soiling to the edges of the book. Very good. First American edition.Inscribed by the author on the front endpaper in the year of publicati... View more info

GRONLAENDERE I DANMARK 1971-72 KALATDLIT DANMARKIME.

By: Barfod, Pie; Nielsen, Lone; Nielsen, Johan.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: (Copenhagen): Samfundsvidenskaberne, (1974).: (1974).

Seller ID: 35916


- Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial tan wrappers. The outer & inner corners of the wraps and the head & tail of the spine are creased. 589 pages. Illustrated with tables. There is some light soiling to the edges of the book. A number of top & bottom page corners are creased. Good. Bilingual edition in Danish and Greenlandic. The book is a sociological study of Greenlanders in Denmark. View more info

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SECRETS: On the Ethics of Concealment and Revelation.

By: Bok, Sissela.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: Pantheon Books, (1982).: (1982).

Seller ID: 36563


- Octavo, gray boards backed with tan cloth in a dust wrapper. The bottom corner of the dust jacket's front flap is creased. xviii, 332 & [1] pages. The edges of the book are foxed. Very good. First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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AUTOGRAPH LETTER ABOUT A PUERTO RICAN PROJECT SIGNED BY EDMUND DE SCHWINITZ BRUNNER, FORMER DIRECTOR OF RURAL INVESTIGATIONS OF THE INSTITUTE FOR SOCIAL AND RELIGIOUS RESEARCH.

By: Brunner, Edmund de Schwinitz. (1889-1973). Director of Rural Investigation of the Institute of Social and Religious Research.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Wilton, CT: June 25, 1956.: 1956.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 36253


- Letter penned in black ink and filling one side of a 9 inch high by 6-3/8 inch wide cream sheet of his personalized letterhead with his name & address printed in blue at the top. Signed "Edmund". Folded twice for mailing. Fine. Brunner writes to Columbia Teachers College professor Harold Rugg: "I have re read yours of Apr. 3rd. Since I've heard nothing further from you or from Puerto Rico I take it the legislature did not approve the plan you developed ther... View more info

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23 AUTOGRAPHS of apparent attendees at a meeting. The meeting was possibly that of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE PROMOTION OF SOCIAL SCIENCE.

By: Grey, Maria Georgina; Van Praagh, William; Faithfull, Emily; Holyoake, George; et al.

Price: $375.00

Publisher: Circa [1870s]: [1870s]

Seller ID: 35636


- 23 signatures on both sides of an 11-1/2 inch high by 9 inch wide buff sheet of paper removed from an album. The recto and verso of the sheet are numbered "136" and "137" at the top corner and 17 signatures are penned on the recto with another 6 penned on the verso. The paper is foxed with some light minor stains to the edges. Removed from an album, the left edge is rough with 2 tiny chips to the bottom edge. The top right corner is creased and fragile ... View more info

GRONLANDS DEMOGRAFI

By: Harmsen, George

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Godthab [Greenland]: 1979.: 1979.

Seller ID: 24081


Godthab [Greenland]: 1979.. 1979.. Very good. - Octavo, printed green wrappers. The binding is very slightly bumped with the spine faded. 51 pages, mechanically reproduced. Illustrated with tables, graphs and diagrams in black & white. Very good. The text is in Danish. View more info

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EN LIVSFORM VED KOFSVEJEN: Gronlaendernes mode med vesterlandsk velfaerdspolitik.

By: Jensen, Bent.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: [Kobenhavn], Denmark: Gyldendal, (1971).: (1971).

Seller ID: 35304


- Octavo, softcover bound in printed teal wrappers with a vignette in black on the front cover. The binding is rubbed & bumped with the head of the spine chipped & with a chip to the front edge of the rear cover. 122 & [1] pages. The contents are clean & bright. Very good. A study of the encounter between the Greenlanders' way of life and western welfare policy.The text is in Danish. View more info

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O, LYKSALIG FOLK.

By: Mikkelsen, Robert.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: [Denmark]: Forlaget Tiden, 1970.: 1970.

Seller ID: 35362


- Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial folding wrappers. There is some minor rubbing & soiling to the binding with a narrow line of green staining along the bottom edge of the front cover. There is a notation on the rear wrap fold. 66 & [1] pages plus colophon. 3 tipped-in color plates, including a frontispiece, & black-and-white textual illustrations. Very good. A collection of articles on social conditions in Greenland written by the author in the 1950s and 1960s. View more info

BUILDING THE AMERICAN CITY: Report of the National Commission on Urban Ptoblems

By: National Commission on Urban Problems

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York: Frederick A. Praeger, Publishers, (1971).: (1971).

Seller ID: 21845


New York: Frederick A. Praeger, Publishers, (1971).. (1971).. Very good. - Octavo, green cloth titled in gilt. The binding is slightly rubbed. xi, [iii], 500 & [2] pages. Illustrated with tables. There is an owner's ink name on the front endpaper. Very good. Second printing.Among the members of the commission were Paul H. Douglas, Hugo Black and Richard Ravitch. View more info

THE ACCESSIBLE CITY

By: Owen, Wilfred

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C.: The Brookings Institution, (1972).: (1972).

Seller ID: 22079


Washington, D.C.: The Brookings Institution, (1972).. (1972).. Very good. - Octavo, light green cloth titled in gilt on the spine in a pictorial dust wrapper. The edges of the dust jacket are darkened with minor creases and slight wear to the corners. 150 pages, with black & white illustrations. Very good. First edition of this work by Wilfred Owen with the assistance of Inai Bradfield. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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ORIGINAL PHOTO INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY SOCIOLOGIST AND EUGENICIST EDWARD ALSWORTH ROSS.

By: Ross, Edward Alsworth. (1866-1951). American sociologist and eugenicist, and a major figure in early criminology.

Price: $375.00

Publisher: Circa [1930].: [1930].

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 34459


- Original sepia-toned head-and shoulders portrait photo approximately 9-3/4 inches high by 7-3/4 inches wide. Inscribed in the margin below the image "-- With best wishes, / Edward Alsworth Ross." There is some light creasing to the margins of the photo with a few tiny stains to the bottom margin. Good. Edward Alswoth Ross [1866-1951] was an American sociologist and eugenicist and a major figure in early criminology. Rather remarkably, in his last twenty year... View more info

WOMEN AND MEN

By: Scheinfeld, Amram

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, (1944).: (1944).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 13634


New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, (1944).. (1944).. Good. - Octavo, dark blue cloth titled in yellow on the spine. The binding is rubbed & lightly bumped with 2 tiny white marks to the front cover. The spine is slightly faded. xx & 453 pages. Illustrated with black-and-white tables, drawings & diagrams by the author. Good. First edition.Inscribed by the author in the year of publication on the front endpaper and signed "Amram". First Edition. View more info

MASKS

By: Shalleck, Jamie

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York: The Viking Press, (1973).: (1973).

Seller ID: 26844


New York: The Viking Press, (1973).. (1973).. Very good. - Small quarto [8-5/8 inches high by 8-1/4 inches wide], light red cloth with a pictorial label depicting a pair of eyes mounted on the front cover, in a yellow dust wrapper with 2 eye-shaped keyholes in its front panel revealing the eyes on the label. The bottom edge of the front cover is faded. The dust jacket is very lightly chipped with a crease to its front fold. 163 pages plus colophon. Full-page black-and-wh... View more info

INTEGRATION AND APARTNESS OF MINORITY GROUPS AS REFLECTED IN ELECTION RESULTS. Offprint from The Sociological Quarterly, Vol. III, No. 2, April, 1962. (Cover title)

By: Simon, Walter B

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Sociological Quarterly, 1962.: 1962.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 16940


The Sociological Quarterly, 1962.. 1962.. Very good. - Octavo, softcover, printed cream self-wraps bound with staples. Pages 123-134. Illustrated with 2 tables of election results. The top page corners are bumped. Very good. First separate edition, inscribed by the author and signed in full in blue ink on the verso of the cover sheet. View more info

WITHOUT THE CHRYSANTHEMUM AND THE SWORD: A Study of Attitudes of Youth in Post-War Japan.

By: Stoetzel, Jean.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: Columbia University Press/UNESCO, 1955.: 1955.

Seller ID: 35116


- Octavo, yellow cloth in a dust wrapper. The binding is slightly bumped with some slight darkening to the bottom edge of the rear cover. The dust jacket is rubbed & lightly chipped & soiled with a short tear to the top edge of the rear panel. 334 pages plus 2-page UNESCO catalog. Illustrated with a black-and-white frontispiece, tables and a map. Very good in a good dust wrapper. First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

POLAR RECORD: A Journal of Arctic and Antarctic Research. Journal of the Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge. (Volume 42, Number 222, July 2006)

By: Stone, Ian R.; editor

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 2006.: 2006.

Seller ID: 31373


Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 2006.. 2006.. Very good. - Quarto [approximately 11-5/8 inches high by 8-1/4 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial white wrappers. The binding is lightly bumped with some minor soiling to the front wrap. Pages 185-280 plus inside wraps. Black-and-white photographic illustrations, maps & tables. Very good. Among the contents of this issue are "The bringer of light: the raven in Inuit tradition"; "Synergy of ... View more info