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The Maya, Michael D.Coe
The Maya
Michael D.Coe
 


Is the Mexican Revolution dead? a, Stanley R.Ross
Is the Mexican Revolution dead? a
Stanley R.Ross
3.00 USD


the Greek experience, C.M.Bowra
the Greek experience
C.M.Bowra
0.01 USD


The Pelican History of Greece, A,R.Burn
The Pelican History of Greece
A,R.Burn
1.00 USD


Supermen!: The First Wave Of Comic Book Heroes 1936-1941
Supermen!: The First Wave Of Comic Book Heroes 1936-1941
25.00 USD


Devil Dog: The Amazing True Story of the Man Who Saved America (Pulp History), Talbot, David
Devil Dog: The Amazing True Story of the Man Who Saved America (Pulp History)
Talbot, David
15.00 USD


Egyptian Treasures from the British Museum, Bowers Museum of Cultural Art
Egyptian Treasures from the British Museum
Bowers Museum of Cultural Art
3.00 USD


A guide to the haunted Queen Mary: Ghostly apparitions, psychic phenomena and paranormal activity aboard the world famous luxury liner, Wlodarski, Robert James; Nathan-Wlodarski, Anne; Senate, Richard
A guide to the haunted Queen Mary: Ghostly apparitions, psychic phenomena and paranormal activity aboard the world famous luxury liner
Wlodarski, Robert James; Nathan-Wlodarski, Anne; Senate, Richard
3.00 USD


 

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Schleich D-73527 Brachiosaurus Dinosaur Figure 8 X 13 inches
1 Schleich D-73527 Brachiosaurus Dinosaur Figure 8 X 13 inches

Product Details Product Dimensions: 7.1 x 10.8 x 8.3 inches ; 1 pounds Shipping Weight: 1 pounds (View shipping rates and policies) Domestic Shipping: Item can be shipped within U.S. International Shipping: This item can be shipped to select countries outside of the U.S. Learn More Origin: China Product Description It was over 23 metres long and over six metres tall, like a giraffe, this dinosaur grazed on treetops. With chisel-like teeth and a very sharp sense of smell, this plant-eater always found enough to eat. Unlike most another dinosaurs, the Brachiosaurus' front legs were longer than its hind legs which made it easier for this herbivore to reach its food. The brachiosaurus was one of the largest dinosaurs to ever live; it could reach 17 metres in height and weigh nearly ninety tonnes. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
Supermen!: The First Wave Of Comic Book Heroes 1936-1941
2 Supermen!: The First Wave Of Comic Book Heroes 1936-1941
Fantagraphics 2009 1560979712 / 9781560979715 softcover excellent with mild edge wear 
Introducing the first Supermen!"A collection like SUPERMEN! works like a reverse-neutron bomb to assumptions about the birth of the superhero image: it tears down the orderly structures of theory and history and leaves the figures standing in full view, staring back at us in all their defiant disorienting particularity, their blazing strangeness."—from the foreword by Jonathan Lethem The enduring cultural phenomenon of... 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
The Pelican History of Greece, A,R.Burn
3 A,R.Burn The Pelican History of Greece
Pelican 1966 0140207929 / 9780140207927 litye edge wear,O/W pages all there great reader 
Softcover, ISBN 0140207929 Publisher: Penguin Books, 1966 It's all here,this might help us understand the real crisis within the middle east.maybe 
Price: 1.00 USD
 
 
Cervantes: Creador De La Novela Corta Española. [Subtitle]: Introducción, a La Edición Crítica Y Comentada De Las Novelas Ejemplares vol.1 only, Agustín G. De Amezúa Y Mayo
4 Agustín G. De Amezúa Y Mayo Cervantes: Creador De La Novela Corta Española. [Subtitle]: Introducción, a La Edición Crítica Y Comentada De Las Novelas Ejemplares vol.1 only
Madris 1956 in very good shape with anice blue tape border around the edges of this book neatly done,this book will last forever.,inside clean and legible none 
Hardcover Publisher: Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas,, Madrid:, 1956 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
Egyptian Treasures from the British Museum, Bowers Museum of Cultural Art
5 Bowers Museum of Cultural Art Egyptian Treasures from the British Museum
Bowers Museum 2000 0967961203 / 9780967961200 excellent 
Large coffee table edition,measuring aprox.,12"x9"x 1 inch,so it's a big boy,but cool photos and the connection between space and early Egyptian helps prove that we are not alone in the universe 
Price: 3.00 USD
 
 
the Greek experience, C.M.Bowra
6 C.M.Bowra the Greek experience
Mentor book 1957 8th printing well read copy,faint upper moisture stain,some notes, some unedling,great reader 
as the bumper sticker i once saw said"If it doesn't hurt, it's not Greek" 
Price: 0.01 USD
 
 
Forrest J. Ackerman Presents Mr. Monster's Movie Gold: A Treasure-Trove of Imagi-Movies, Forest J.Ackerman
7 Forest J.Ackerman Forrest J. Ackerman Presents Mr. Monster's Movie Gold: A Treasure-Trove of Imagi-Movies
The Donning Company 1981 089865100x / 9780898651003 excellent,mild shelf wear 
The Donning Companyery cool boook diving into the origin of horror in film 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
The War of the worlds, Frederick Robinson
8 Frederick Robinson The War of the worlds
Frederick Robinson 1914 softcover edgewear, cover has crease smal damage to spine top and bottom,tight great reader 
Mr.Robinson describes the world in the year 2000 A.D.,how well did he do?Only one way to find out. 
Price: 2500.00 USD
 
 
The Sensualist (A.K.A. The Life of an Amorous Man)VHS, Ihara Saikaku
9 Ihara Saikaku The Sensualist (A.K.A. The Life of an Amorous Man)VHS
toho video 1990 T4988104207944 VHS looks plays well,w/stickers once rental Clamshell,clear,plastic protective cover cracking,box strong 
Japanese Name: 好色一代男 (Kōshoku Ichidai Otoko) Media Type: Movie Length: 55 min. Vintage: 1990 Genres: Erotic, art house, historical, literature An old, poorly subtitled PAL VHS release from Western Connection in the UK is all there is. A fan restoration fansub, sourced from the Japanese VHS, is also out there. Pile of Shame The Sensualist by Justin Sevakis, Dec 10th 2013 The Sensualist (A.K.A. The Life of an Amorous Man) I first saw The Sensualist as a fuzzy VHS tape when I was a teenager. While it's ostensibly an adult work, it never seemed lurid or arousing to me. Rather, it held this strange transcendent beauty. It felt like a piece of another person's life, so foreign and far removed from modern life and yet resonant. What haunted me is not the sexual imagery, but rather a quote, which book-ends the film: "As the years advance, my hearing declines. My legs are not what they used to be. I can't stop getting uglier, and the women I loved are getting gray hair and wrinkles. All of this irritates me constantly. If I go on living in this world, I don't think things will get any better." Artistic erotica doesn't come along very often, especially in a populist medium like anime. Here is an hourlong film that serves as a poetic tale of sex and a life lived in pursuit of it, and is basically drenched in visually appealing sex scenes, and yet offers no titillation. A lot of people don't know how to parse something like that. Its nearest anime cousin is the absurd and horrifying Kanashimi no Belladonna, but its treatment of sex, and of life in general, is gentle and luxurious. The original book, Kōshoku Ichidai Otoko (The Life of an Amorous Man), was published in 1682 by Ihara Saikaku, originally intended as something of a lurid piece of pulp. It documented the life of Yonosuke, a true sex addict, at a time in the Edo Period where pretty much nothing was off-limits and there were more brothels than a modern city has Starbucks. From the age of 7 until 61, Yonosuke managed to bed 3740 women and 725 men. At various points in his life this addiction caused him misfortune, at one point being disowned by his father, but by middle age he had settled in as a respectable merchant. The novel is quite long, and the film only needle-drops a few important parts: his overall life history is told in narration, but the real meat of the film picks up with Yonosuke, already middle-aged, being approached by his friend Juzo, a young and not particularly bright guy who has drunkenly placed an irresponsible bet: he is to meet the famed tayuu Komurasaki (a tayuu is the absolute highest class of geisha, a cultured and impressive woman once reserved only for the aristocracy) and sleep with her at their first meeting. If he succeeds, he wins some posh real estate, but if he loses, he is to be castrated. Yonosuke instantly feels for the guy (and hates whoever it was that placed such an evil bet with an idiot), so he takes it upon himself to help the low-class Juzo meet Komurasaki. But it's anyone's guess as to whether she'll agree to sleep with such a classless slob. There's not much to the story, and much of the film's running time is spent in deep observation of Komurasaki and her chambermaids, who are refined to the point where even walking down the hallway is a slow, choreographed dance that, by modern standards, seems both relaxing and maddening. Layers of ornate fabric float lushly through the screen. Sexual pleasure is symbolized visually, with imagery ranging from lotuses to flames. It occasionally flirts with cheesiness but never succumbs. Director Yukio Abe is better known as an art director, contributing backgrounds to everything from NieA_7 to Sea Prince and the Fire Child. Here, he takes inspiration directly from ukiyo-e and other surviving art from the era, breathing life into the world of the most luxurious geisha imaginable. The ending of the film is the ending of the life story, with Yonosuke embarking on a great voyage. On its own, divorced from most of the book's characterization, it doesn't mean much, although this ending is quite famous (and is paid homage to in Pom Poko, of all films). And if the film has any great failing, it's this lack of context. We observe the film's great beauty but never really connect to the characters. The 80s synth-drenched ending sequence (complete with flying buddhist art in space) also looks pretty ridiculous and makes no sense. The Sensualist was shown in a few film festivals worldwide (most recently at a Big Apple Anime Fest), but home video releases have been limited to VHS in both Japan and in the UK, the latter having a subtitled release from foreign film publisher Western Connection. (That company was not known for its attention to detail, and indeed, their version is worse than most fansubs of the era.) Former Central Park Media head-honcho John O'Donnell was a big fan of the film, but when he tried to license it a few years later he was rebuffed: the two producers had had a falling out, and both refused to do anything that would enrich the other in any way. And so the film has languished, and will continue to do so for the foreseeable future. In the mean time a fan restoration has surfaced, although with only a VHS tape as its source material, it's still pretty blurry. The Sensualist is worth seeking out. It's completely unique among anime history, and its depictions of the opulence of the Edo period is unforgettable. While the overall strength of the writing seems to have lost something in its screen adaptation, there are moments of great poetry and poignance that bleed through. One hopes that someday, this film will be saved from its legal purgatory and given a new life in the digital age, but until then... 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
Sir Roger De Coverley Papers, James Addison
10 James Addison Sir Roger De Coverley Papers
Publisher: Ginn & Co., 1899 Boston, MA: Ginn & Co.. 1899 tight, mild notation in pencil,VF+ none 
Publisher: Ginn & Co., 1899 Boston, MA: Ginn & Co.. 1899. Hardcover. 0898759307 . Very Good with no dust jacket; -wiki version of events."William and Mary were the co-regents over the Kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland, namely the Dutch Prince of Orange King William III (& II) and his spouse (and first cousin) Queen Mary II."According to this bok Mary was Williams daughter!!What do you say to that fukking Dr.PHIL? "Their joint reign began in February 1689 after they were offered the throne by the Convention Parliament irregularly summoned by William after his successful invasion of England in February 1689, the so-called Glorious Revolution. They replaced James II (& VII), Mary's father, who fled the country. Parliament offered William and Mary a co-regency, at the couple's behest. After Mary died in 1694, William ruled alone until his death in 1702. William and Mary were childless and were ultimately succeeded by Mary's younger sister, Anne. Historic influence To end the Glorious Revolution, William and Mary signed the English Bill of Rights of 1689. This action both signaled the end of several centuries of tension and conflict between the crown and parliament, and the end of the idea that England would be restored to Roman Catholicism, King William being a Dutch Protestant leader. The Bill of Rights also inspired the English colonists in the Thirteen Colonies to revolt against the rule of King James II and his proposed changes in colonial governance. These revolts occurred in the colonies of Massachusetts, New York, and Maryland.[1] Stamp duty was first introduced into England during this reign, by an act of 1694 titled "An act for granting to their Majesties several duties upon vellum, parchment and paper, for four years, towards carrying on the war against France".[2] Their names were lent to the second institution of higher learning in the United States, The College of William and Mary, which was founded in 1693 under a royal charter" 
Price: 3.00 USD
 
 
Traitors' Legion, Jay Scotland
11 Jay Scotland Traitors' Legion
G-532 
Softcover Publisher: Ace Books Inc., 1963 Used - Very Good, International shipping, Usually dispatched within 1-2 business days 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
This Day in North American Indian History: Events in the History of North America's Native Peoples-signed by author, Konstantin, Phil
12 Konstantin, Phil This Day in North American Indian History: Events in the History of North America's Native Peoples-signed by author
Da Capo Press 2002 0306811707 / 9780306811708 Hb in excellent Dj in ecellent 
About the book: This Day in North American Indian History is a one-of-a-kind, fun-to-read book covering over 5,000 years of North American Indian history, culture, and lore. Wide-ranging and in-depth, it lists over 5,000 important events involving the native peoples of North America in a unique day-by-day format.From the construction of Mayan temples in A.D. 715 to modern political activism and governmental legislation affecting native peoples-and everything in between-virtually every significant historical event in Indian history is listed. It also includes biographical sketches of prominent and lesser-known North American Indian leaders, chiefs, explorers, and their white counterparts, descriptions of migrations, the histories of tribes and ancient languages, and a list of the meanings of tribal names. Well-organized and comprehensive, the thousands of entries in This Day in North American Indian History weave an exciting and panoramic mosaic of North American Indian history. It is the most all-encompassing single-volume reference work on the subject available. 
Price: 45.00 USD
 
 
Maps and Mapmakers of the Civil War, McElfresh, Earl B.
13 McElfresh, Earl B. Maps and Mapmakers of the Civil War
0810934302 / 9780810934306 New sealed 
Hardcover, ISBN 0810934302 Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A., 1999 0810934302 Still Covered In Original Shrink Wrap, Unopened, Undamaged, Clean And Bright; includes dustjacket (CIVIL WAR, MAPS, MAP MAKERS).Cool bok about strategies in the civil war and how aps were so important. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
Myths of the greeks and romans, michael Grant
14 michael Grant Myths of the greeks and romans
Mentor 1964 mq562 fist rough arounf the edges solid book 
43 pages of wisdom and photographs 
Price: 0.50 USD
 
 
Discovery of North Pole by Cook and Peary Including the Marvelous Wonders of the Polar World, Etc, Mowbray, Jay Henry, Ph. D. , Ll.d
15 Mowbray, Jay Henry, Ph. D. , Ll.d Discovery of North Pole by Cook and Peary Including the Marvelous Wonders of the Polar World, Etc
Washington DC Publisher: G. W. Bertron, 1909 Used - Good. Pictorial cover with faded gold or gilt titles. Edge , corner and surface wear (see scan) but still square and securely bound. 
Hardcover ; B&W and Color Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 432 pages; Published after Cook's and Peary's trips to the North Pole. Join Cook and Peary as they are attacked by everything from Grizzly Polar bears to rabid baby sea lions with giant fangs in crystalline ice caves. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
Froggie aas Shirley temple;Vintage photo B&W 8
16 paul cantor ent. Froggie aas Shirley temple;Vintage photo B&W 8"x 10"
144.s. Beverley Drive, Beverley Hills,Ca. 90212 Paul Cantor Ent. VG+,2 pieces of tape remain along border. 1 
part of this amazing collection of vintage tranny photographs 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
Is the Mexican Revolution dead? a, Stanley R.Ross
17 Stanley R.Ross Is the Mexican Revolution dead? a
Alfred A. Knopf 1966 0394304748 / 9780394304748 used, abit aged yet solid,nice whit pages,mild edge wear 
Good question,where is the revolution,will they allow the TRUMP nazis to just build a wall,Where is Viva Zapata? 
Price: 3.00 USD
 
 
Devil Dog: The Amazing True Story of the Man Who Saved America (Pulp History), Talbot, David
18 Talbot, David Devil Dog: The Amazing True Story of the Man Who Saved America (Pulp History)
Simon & Schuster, 2010 1439109028 / 9781439109021 HB graphic novel excellent Spain Rodriguez 
Amazing true story of Smadley Darlington Butler "the man who saved america" 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
A guide to the haunted Queen Mary: Ghostly apparitions, psychic phenomena and paranormal activity aboard the world famous luxury liner, Wlodarski, Robert James; Nathan-Wlodarski, Anne; Senate, Richard
19 Wlodarski, Robert James; Nathan-Wlodarski, Anne; Senate, Richard A guide to the haunted Queen Mary: Ghostly apparitions, psychic phenomena and paranormal activity aboard the world famous luxury liner
G-Host publications 1994 0964908808 / 9780964908802 lite crease along spine,mild edge wear,fun book 
apparently they run rampant upon the Liner of old 
Price: 3.00 USD
 


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