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Tornbooks

1519 Weyford Drive, Austin, TX 78757 USA (512) 784-6422

Buying and selling first editions, out-of-print, and rare books. Specializing in fine art, illustrated, photography, and scholarly editions in all fields. Sheri Tornatore, owner Austin, Texas

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Tree of Death

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Near Fine. Signed by Author First UK Edition. Signed by Author. A near fine copy. Hardcover, 12mo.; pictorial boards; no jacket; slight rubbing to cover, else clean and bright. Protected in archival mylar. Uncommon. 006878

$175.00

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Down These Mean Streets used book

Down These Mean Streets

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$79.95

Edition: First Edition
Binding: Cloth
Publisher: N.Y. : Borzoi Books, 1967, N.Y.
Date published: 1967

Description: Very Good+ in Very Good + jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall Cloth. Very Good +/Very Good +. First Edition. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Very nice copy of the author's first book. There is a half inch closed tear on front top edge, and a small closed tear on top of spine. Wear to extremities with a faded top stain. Otherwise a very nice, clean and bright copy protected in a brodart cover. Read More

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Book: Very Good

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Geodesic Math and How to Use It used book

Geodesic Math and How to Use It

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$75.00

Edition: First Edition
Binding: Original Wraps
Publisher: Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1976, Berkeley, CA
Date published: 1976
ISBN-13: 9780520029248
ISBN: 0520029240

Description: Very Good. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall Original Wraps. Very Good. First Edition. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Clean and bright copy of a book explaining Geodesics. There is a crease mark on top right edge of front cover, with prices on back cover marked out with a black marker. Otherwise a very nice copy. Read More

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Book: Very Good

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The Other Fellow used book

The Other Fellow

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$40.00

Binding: Hardcover
Publisher: New York: The Regent Press, 1899
Date published: 1899

Description: Very Good in Good jacket. 12mo-over 6¾"-7¾" tall 1899 First Thus Edition. Very Good in a Good only dustjacket. Kentucky slave stories written first-hand in heavy Black vernacular. Hardcover; small octavo; yellow decorative boards; dustjacket present but rubbed and generally worn with age. Scarce in dustjacket. Read More

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Book: Very Good

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Of the Vocation of Our Age for Legislation and Jurisprudence used book

Of the Vocation of Our Age for Legislation and Jurisprudence

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$55.00

Binding: Full-Leather
Publisher: Birmingham, AL: Legal Classics Library, 1986, Birmingham, AL
Date published: 1986

Description: Near Fine. No Jacket as Issued. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall Full-Leather. No Jacket as Issued. Privately Printed. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Near Fine reprint. First published in 1814; covers Jurisprudence in the 18th century. French philosophy of Law. Purple/Blue full leather with gilt decorations and edges. A handsome copy. Read More

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Book: Very Good

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Outlaws of Eden used book

Outlaws of Eden

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$35.00

Edition: First Thus
Binding: Cloth Green
Publisher: New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1930, New York
Date published: 1930

Description: Very Good in Very Good jacket. 12mo-over 6¾"-7¾" tall Cloth Green. Very Good/Very Good. Hardcover. 12mo-over 6¾"-7¾" tall. First Thus. Author of Kinded of the Dust, Captain Scraggs, Cappy Ricks, and Cappy Ricks Retires as well as others. Scarce western in a dustjacket with minor chipping and wear. Small owner's mailing label inside. Jacket art by Harold von Schmidt. Read More

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Book: Very Good

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Legal and Political Hermeneutics used book

Legal and Political Hermeneutics

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$84.95

Binding: Full-Leather
Publisher: New York: Legal Classics Library, 1994, New York
Date published: 1994

Description: Near Fine. No Jacket as Issued. 12mo-over 6¾"-7¾" tall Full-Leather. No Jacket as Issued. Privately Printed. 12mo-over 6¾"-7¾" tall. Near Fine reprint. Copy number 2606. Originally published in 1839 in New York. Subtitled "Elementary Principles of Interpretation and Construction in Law and Politics." Blue full leather; gilt decorations and edges. Previous owners neat bookplate inside front cover. A handsome copy. Read More

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Book: Very Good

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The Tenderfoot used book

The Tenderfoot

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$50.00

Edition: First Edition
Binding: Cloth Yellow
Publisher: New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1933, New York
Date published: 1933

Description: Very Good in Very Good jacket. 12mo-over 6¾"-7¾" tall Cloth Yellow. Very Good/Very Good. First Edition. Hardcover. 12mo-over 6¾"-7¾" tall. First Thus edition. Remarkable condition; scarce in dustjacket. Usual spine fading, but very bright front cover art..75 unclipped price inside dw. Rodney's other titles include The Mormon Trail, The Crimson Brand, and The Coronado Trail. Neat ownership signature on front free end paper. Beautiful copy of a scarce book. Read More

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Book: Very Good

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Troubled Range used book

Troubled Range

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$50.00

Edition: First Thus
Binding: Cloth Green
Publisher: New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1940, New York
Date published: 1940

Description: Very Good in Very Good + jacket. 12mo-over 6¾"-7¾" tall Cloth Green. Very Good/Very Good +. Hardcover. 12mo-over 6¾"-7¾" tall. First Thus Edition. Remarkable condition for early Western. Usual wear to extremities. Spine somewhat faded, but cover art extremely bright. Complete and unabridged. Dramatic cover art shows two fisted gunman with flying liquor bottle! Previous owner's name neatly done on front fly. Mann's other westerns include Shootin' Melody, and With Spurs. Read More

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Book: Very Good

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Selected Writings used book

Selected Writings

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$50.00

Edition: Out-of-Print
Binding: Partial Cloth
Publisher: Princeton University Press, 1969, Princeton
Date published: 1969

Description: Very Good in Very Good jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall Partial Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. Out-of-Print. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Out of Print. Hardcover. VG/VG Part of Bollingen series. Edited with an intro by Joland Jacobi. Collection of the Swiss physician and natural philosopher's writings between Middle Ages and Renaissance. One of the great quasi-scientists of his age. Illustrated with over 150 woodcuts. Scarce in dustjacket which has been mended unprofessionally, otherwise a sound copy of an ... Read More

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Book: Very Good

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