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Generation The Seventeenth-Century Scientists Who Unraveled the Secrets of Sex, Life, and Growth

By: Cobb, Matthew

Price: $5.88

Publisher: New York, Bloomsbury USA: 2006

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 24190

ISBN: 1596910364

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Unmarked. ; Book Description; Dust Jacket is intact and covered in protective (Demco) plastic film and paper. Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. Ships Safe and Fast. Generation is the story of the exciting, largely forgotten decade during the seventeenth century when a group of young scientists--Jan Swammerdam, the son of a Protestant apothecary, Nils Stensen (also known as Steno) , a D... View more info

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Villagers, Athabaskan Indian life along the Yukon River

By: Fejes, Claire

Price: $5.88

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1981

Seller ID: 23687

ISBN: 0394516737

Condition: Good in Good+ dust jacket


Unmarked. Contains some library stamps and markings on inside pages and on edges of book on outside pages. ; Book Description; Dust Jacket is intact and covered in protective (Demco) plastic film and paper. Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. Ships Safe and Fast. ; Ex-Library; 9.30 X 6.10 X 1 inches; 204 pages View more info

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Runestones; a Colourful Memory

By: Lietoff, Eija (Ed. )

Price: $19.84

Publisher: Sweden, Museum Gustaviaum: 1999

Seller ID: 10456

ISBN: 9150613618

Condition: Very Good


Unmarked. ; Book Description; Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 83 pages View more info

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The Bluest Eye

By: Morrison, Toni

Price: $3.92

Publisher: New York, Plume: 2000

Seller ID: 2902

ISBN: 0452282195

Condition: Good+


Unmarked. Mild wear on corners. ; Book Description; Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature The Bluest Eye, published in 1970, is the first novel written by Toni Morrison, winner of the 1993 Nobel Prize in Literature. It is the story of eleven-year-old Pecola Breedlove--a black girl in an America whose love for its blond, blue-eyed children can devasta... View more info

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The Bird Artist: A Novel

By: Norman, Howard

Price: $3.92

Publisher: New York, Picador: 1995

Seller ID: 3117

ISBN: 0312130279

Condition: Good+


Unmarked; mild gapping of back cover. ; Book Description; Spine of the book has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. Howard Norman's The Bird Artist, the first book of his Canadian trilogy, begins in 1911. Its narrator, Fabian Vas is a bird artist: He draws and paints the birds of Witless Bay, his remote Newfoundland coastal village home. In the first paragraph of his tale Fabian reveals that he ha... View more info

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Cry, The Beloved Country

By: Paton, Alan

Price: $4.22

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 1987

Seller ID: 14041

ISBN: 0020532105

Condition: Very Good


Book Description; Spine of the book has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. Set in the troubled South Africa of the 1940s, this is the deeply moving story of a Zulu pastor, his son, and a land and a people riven by racial injustice. Passionately African, yet timeless and universal, it is a work of searing beauty; A Scribner Classic; Trade PB; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 283 pages View more info