Category Archives: Books & Literature – All On This Site

Social Mentor Publications – 6 Titles Including “Sex: Avoided Subjects Discussed in Plain English” and “Physical Beauty: How to Develop and Preserve It”, 1922

These six little booklets from 1922 are interesting reads.  What a difference 100 years makes! Titles: 1) Sex: Avoided Subjects in Plain English 2) Physical Beauty: How to Develop & Preserve It 3) How to Prepare and Serve a Meal, … Continue reading

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An Introduction to Old Norse, 2nd edition

An Introduction to Old Norse, by E. V. Gordon.  Second edition, revised by A. R. Taylor. Price:  $75.00.  Plus 5.5% State of Maine sales tax. Condition:  Very good.  Has the original dust jacket which is somewhat frayed with some tears … Continue reading

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We Now Have at Least 14,000 Books in Our Inventory…

… and the shop is kind of a wreck.  (These photos don’t show the seriously high stacks of boxes and boxes and boxes of books to be unpacked.) In the past week, I’ve added a good 4,000-5,000 books to the … Continue reading

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Avant Garde – Picasso’s Erotic Gravures, 1969

From the cover: “This special issue of Avant-Garde is devoted entirely to one subject, a series of erotic gravures or engravings by Pablo Picasso, the pre-eminent artist of our time. They are intended to stand, as Picasso himself has said, … Continue reading

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Book: A Treasury of American Prints, 1st Edition

   A Treasury of American Prints, edited by Thomas Craven.  1st edition.  1939. Subject/Topic:  “A selection of One Hundred Etchings and Lithographs by the Foremost Living American Artists”. It’s a spiral bound hard cover with all pages fully intact.  Each piece … Continue reading

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Book: 101 Uses for a Lab

  101 Uses for a Lab Subject/Topic:  Photography / humor Format:   Hardcover. # Pages:  101 pages Published:  1998 Condition:  Like New. Our Price: $3.95 plus State of Maine Sales Tax of $.22 = $4.17. Original Price:  $14.95 # Available:  One. Location: … Continue reading

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SOLD! Antique Book: The Town Register – Oxford, Hebron and Minot – 1906

  The Town Register – Oxford, Hebron and Minot – 1906 Subject:  History of Oxford, Hebron & Minot including town officials, the names of local citizens, list of soldiers, “professional men”, “patrons of husbandry” and more.  Also includes the handwritten … Continue reading

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