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East is a Big Bird: Navigation and Logic on Puluwat Atoll. no dj.

By: GLADWIN, Thomas

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Mass., 1970, ISBN:674224256:

Seller ID: 96394


GLADWIN, Thomas. East is a Big Bird: Navigation and Logic on Puluwat Atoll.Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1970. Pp. [20], 1-241, [3]. Il lustrated with black and white photos and maps. 8vo, blue cloth covers withwhite lettering to spine. From the preface: "The plan followed in this boo k is first to describe Puluwat, its seafaring culture, its canoes, its navigators, and its system of navigation. Only in the final chapter, with the data before us, are cognitive issues examined in detail, and only there willwe be seeking perspectives to illuminate the issues of intellectual def... View more info

Education of the Novice. First American Edition.

By: FARRELL, Ambrose. ST. JOHN, Henry. ELKISCH, F.B., Dr. PEPLER, Conrad, intro.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Newman Press, Westminster, MD, 1956,:

Seller ID: 106947


FARRELL, Ambrose, Henry ST JOHN, and Dr. F.B. ELKISCH. The Education of theNovice. With an introduction by Conrad Pepler. Westminster, MD: The Newman Press, (1956). First US Printing. Pp. (4),v-ix,(1),1-73,(1). Small 8vo, pr inted tan wraps with red and black lettering to front cover, black lettering to spine. "The essays in this volume represent some of the Papers read toabout fifty Novice Mistresses at Spode House in Staffordshire in January, 1855, They try tro deal with some of the new problems which have arisen in recent years in Novitiates because of the changing circumstances of the ... View more info

Educational Letters.

By: DeWOLFE, L.A.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Nova Scotia Federation of Home and School Associations , 1951,:

Seller ID: 103889


DeWOLFE, L.A. Educational Letters. N.pl.: N.S. Federation of Home and School Associations, 1951. First Edition. Pp (2),3-40. 8vo, stapled brown cardcovers, silver lettering to front. Rhodenizer p.189. Loran Arthur DeWolfe (b.August 3, 1872, Windsor Junction, Halifax County, Nova Scotia - d. April 8 , 1959). A tribute to retiring President of the Nova Scotia Federation of Home and School Associations, L.A. DeWolfe, consisting of a collection of the Monthly messages which he had written for the Home and School News Letter. Foreword by H.H. Simpson. "Culture in Overalls", "What We Don... View more info

Educational Letters. Suede-ish covers

By: DeWOLFE, L.A. SIMPSON, H.H.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Nova Scotia Federation of Home and School Associations, 1951,:

Seller ID: 84718


DeWOLFE, L.A. Educational Letters. N.pl.: N.S. Federation of Home and School Associations, 1951. First Edition. Pp (2),3-40. 8vo, stapled maroon imitation suede paper covers, silver lettering to front. Rhodenizer p.189. LoranArthur DeWolfe (b. August 3, 1872, Windsor Junction, Halifax County, Nova Scotia - d. April 8, 1959). A tribute to retiring President of the Nova Scotia Federation of Home and School Associations, L.A. DeWolfe, consisting ofa collection of the Monthly messages which he had written for the Home and School News Letter. Foreword by H.H. Simpson. "Culture in Overalls",... View more info

Edward Sapir : Linguist, Anthropologist, Humanist. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: DARNELL, Regna. SAPIR, Edward

Price: $40.00

Publisher: University of California Press, Berkeley / Los Angeles / London , 1978, ISBN:0520066782:

Seller ID: 98308


(SAPIR, Edward). DARNELL, Regna. Edward Sapir : Linguist, Anthropologist, Humanist. Berkeley / Los Angeles / London : University of California Press, (1990). First Printing. Pp [i]-xix,(1),1-480,(4) + 8 pp plates. Index. 8vo,maroon cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Edward Sapir (B. January 26, 1884 , Lauenburg, Prussia - d. February 4, 1939, New Haven, Conn.). Contents : Pr eface. 1. The Early Years; 2. Apprenticeship; 3. Ottawa: Maturity and Independence; 4. The Ottawa Research Team; 5. Synthesizing the Boasian Paradigm;6. The Classification of American Indian Languages; 7. Reorientation towar ... View more info

Emergencies in War. First Edition

By: COUCH, Harold J.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Canadian Red Cross Society, Toronto, 1941,:

Seller ID: 108000


(COUCH, Harold J.). Emergencies in War. Tooronto : Issued by The Canadian Red Cross Society, 1941. First Edition. Pp (2),i-iii,(1),1-76,(2). Illustrated. 8vo, blue card covers, front cover lettered in white and red, and illustrated with a Red Cross flag, spine blank. Contentrs : 1. Psychology of Emergencies. 2. Surgical Shock. 3. Wounds. 4. Haemorrhage. 5. Burns. 6. Fractures, Sprains, Dislocations. 7. Resuscitation from Drowning, Electric Shock and Gas Poisoning. 8. Air Raid Precautions (A. R. P.). Very good. Due to its small size, shipping costs should be cheaper than quoted. 20.00 View more info

Encounters with Wild Children : Temptation and Disappointment in the Study of Human Nature. signed in dj.

By: BENZAQUEN, Adriana S.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: McGill-Queens University Press, Montreal and Kingston, 2006, ISBN:9780773529724:

Seller ID: 78116


BENZAQUEN, Adriana S. Encounters with Wild Children : Temptation and Disappointment in the Study of Human Nature . Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queens University Press, (2006). Pp. (4),[v]-vi,[1]-393,(1). With a couple of textual illustrations. 8vo, black paper covered board with gilt lettering to spine. "Today, wild children inspire moral questions about why we include or exclude others from our modern conception of the human. 'Encounters With Wild Children' offers an analysis of what wild chldren tell us about how human beings relate to outsiders and the historical process of socializin... View more info

Encyclopedia of Genuine Stage Hypnotism

By: McGILL, Ormond

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Abbott's Magic Novelty Co., Colon, MI, 1947,:

Seller ID: 70698


McGILL, Ormond. The Encyclopedia of Genuine Stage Hypnotism . For MagiciansOnly. Illustrations by MAC. Colon, MI: Abbott's Magic Novelty Co., (1947). Pp. [1]-301,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, green comb-bound spine with black card covers with green lettering to front. A how-to manual for stage hypnosis for use by magicians. Split to first six "comb-holes" attaching front cover, last leaf chipped, else vg. 50.00 View more info

Encyclopedia of Language and Education. Volume 2 : Literacy. HARDCOVER

By: EDWARDS, Viv, and David CORSON (eds.). BURNABY, Barbara EDWARDS, John R. AUERBACH, Elsa Roberts

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht / Boston / London :, 1997, ISBN:0792345950:

Seller ID: 99620


EDWARDS, Viv, and David CORSON (eds.). Encyclopedia of Language and Education. Volume 2 : Literacy. Dordrecht / Boston / London : Kluwer Academic Publishers, (1997). Pp [i]-xvi,(2),[1]-250,(20). Index. 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine. Contents : Section 1: Focus on Reading. 1. The Reading Process (by Kenneth S. Goodman). 2. The Teaching of Reading (by G. Brian Thompson). 3. Reading Skills: Emergent Literacy (by Bridie Raban). 4. Metalinguistic Skills in Reading Development (by William E. Tunmer).5. The Development of Literacy Difficulties (by Marie M. Clay). 6. Reading ... View more info

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Energies of Human Behavior. in dj

By: FREEMAN, G. L.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Cornell University Press, 1948,:

Seller ID: 58783


FREEMAN, G. L. The Energies of Human Behavior. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1948. Pp. 344. 8vo, light blue cloth, black titles to spine. Contents: I. Systematic Behavior Theory; II. The Organismic Energy System; III. The Homeostatic Response Curve; IV. Principles of Homeostatic Behavior; V. Motivation; VI. Learning; VII. Discriminatory and Nondiscriminatory Behavior; VIII. Personality Differentiation; IX. Behavior Disorder and Therapy; Appendix I. The Psychosomatic Relationship; Appendix II. Experimental Studies in Energy Mobilization and Discharge. Owner's name inked to title page, l... View more info

Essay on Hysteria : Being an Analysis of Its Irregular and Aggravated Forms; including Hysterical Hemorrhage, and Hysterical Ischuria. With Numerous Illustrative Cases.

By: LAYCOCK, Thomas.

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Haswell, Barrington, and Haswell / John J. Haswell & Co, Philadelphia / New Orleans, 1840,:

Seller ID: 87271


LAYCOCK, Thomas. An Essay on Hysteria : Being an Analysis of Its Irregular and Aggravated Forms; including Hysterical Hemorrhage, and Hysterical Ischuria. With Numerous Illustrative Cases. Philadelphia : Haswell, Barrington, and Haswell / New Orleans : John J. Haswell & Co., 1840. Pp (2),[1]-192,1-30,[1]-32 (publisher's catalogue, dated Sept. 1851). 8vo, brown half-calf, marbled paper covered boards, gilt lettering to black leather label to spine. Also, includes “On Mental Diseases” by M. Esquirol (30 pp). Thomas Laycock (1812-1876) was an English neurophysiologist. Laycock’s interests w... View more info

Ethics. pbk.

By: EVERSON, Stephen, ed.) Companions to Ancient Thought, 4) ARISTOTLE SOCRATES

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1998, ISBN:0521388325:

Seller ID: 73887


EVERSON, Stephen, (ed.). Ethics . Edited by Stephen Everson. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, (1998). First Paperback Printing. Pp. [i]-vii,(1),1-300. 8vo, printed cream card covers. Number 4 in the Comparisons to Ancient Thought series. Contents: 1. Everson's "Introduction: virtue and morality"; 2. Charles H. Kahn's "Pre-Platonic ethics"; 3. C.C.W. Taylor's "Platonic ethics"; 4. Everson's "Aristotle on nature and value"; 5. John McDowell's"Some issues in Aristotle's moral psychology"; 6. David Sedley's "The infe rential foundations of Epicurea... View more info

Evolution of Social Behaviour Patterns in Primates and Man : A Joint Discussion Meeting of the Royal Society and the British Academy. Proceedings of the British Academy - 88.

By: RUNCIMAN, W.G., John Maynard SMITH, and R.I.M. DUNBAR (eds.).

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Published for The British Academy by Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1998, ISBN:0197261647:

Seller ID: 94577


RUNCIMAN, W.G., John Maynard SMITH, and R.I.M. DUNBAR (eds.). Evolution of Social Behaviour Patterns in Primates and Man : A Joint Discussion Meeting of the Royal Society and the British Academy. Proceedings of the British Academy – 88. (Oxford) : Published for The British Academy by Oxford University Press, (1998). Second Printing. Pp [i]-vi,[1]-297,(1). Figures. Tables. 8vo, maroon cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : W G Runciman's “Introduction” (pp 1-8); Carel P. van Schaik's “Social Evolution in Primates: The Role of Ecological Factors and Male Behaviour” (pp 9-31); R.I.M... View more info

Evolution of the Japanese: Social and Psychic

By: GULICK, Sidney L.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Fleming H. Revell Company, New York, 1903,:

Seller ID: 76756


GULICK, Sidney L. Evolution of the Japanese: Social and Psychic. New York: Fleming H. Revell Company, (1903). Pp. (2),[i]-vi,[1]-457,(3). 8vo, dark blue cloth covers with decoration to front. Chapters: 1. Preliminary considerations; 2. Historical sketch; 3. The problem of progress; 4. The method of progress; 5. Japanese sensitiveness to environment; 6. Waves of feeling - abdication; 7. Heroes and hero-worship; 8. Love for children; 9. Marital love; 10. Cheerfulness - industry - truthfulness - suspiciousness; 11. Jealousy - revenge - humane feelings; 12. Ambition - conceit; 13. Patriotism - apo... View more info

Evolutionary Biology and Human Social Behavior : An Anthropological Perspective. in dj.

By: CHAGNON, Napoleon A. and William IRONS (eds.) IRONS, William (ed.)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Duxbury Press, North Scituate, MA, 1979, ISBN:0878721932:

Seller ID: 57314


CHAGNON, Napoleon A. and William IRONS (eds.). Evolutionary Biology and Human Social Behavior : An Anthropological Perspective . North Scituate, MA: Duxbury Press, (1979). Pp. 623. Large 8vo, red cloth. Contents: "Natural Selection, Adaptation and Human Social Behavior", "Toward a Coevolutionary Theory of Human Biology and Culture", "Evolution and Culture", "Mate Competition, Favoring Close Kin and Village Fissioning Among the Yanamamö Indians", "Kingship Categories as Natural Categories", "Paternity, Mother's Brother, and Human Sociality", "... View more info

Facts About Speculation

By: GIBSON, Thomas

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Fraser Publishing Company, Wells, Vermont , 1965,:

Seller ID: 97619


GIBSON, Thomas. The Facts About Speculation. (Wells, VT : Fraser PublishingCompany, 1965). Pp (2),1-109,(1). 8vo, illustrated white card covers, prin ted in black. Gibson (b.1868). This was first published in 1923. Contents :1. Introductory Comments. 2. Principal Causes of Loss. 3. The Psychology o f Speculation. 4. Speculation and Investment. 5. The Study of Fundamentals.6. The Study of Fundamentals (Cont.). 7. The Study of Statistics. 8. The S tudy of Statistics (Cont.). 9. The Choice of Securities. 10. Conclusion. Rubbed, brown stains to covers, inkstamps, else good. 35.00 View more info

Family, Spirituality and Social Work.

By: BECVAR, Dorothy S. (ed.)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Haworth Press, Inc., New York / London, 1998, ISBN:0789005034:

Seller ID: 103999


BECVAR, Dorothy S. (ed.). The Family, Spirituality and Social Work.. New York / London : The Haworth Press, Inc., (1998). Pp (16),xiii-xiv,1-121,(3). Index. 8vo, illustrated blue paper covered boards, lettered in yellow and white. Contents : Soul healing and the family (by Dorothy S. Becvar); Opening space for clients' religious and spiritual values in therapy : a social constructionist perspective (by Tim R. Thayne); Addressing spiritual/religious issues in therapy : potential problems and complications (by Milo F. Benningfield); Women's spirituality : a proposed practice model (by Joyce Hick... View more info

Fears and Jealousies - Their Cause and Treatment.

By: MACAULAY, Mary.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Iona Adult Education Centre, London , 1948,:

Seller ID: 91296


MACAULAY, Mary. Fears and Jealousies – Their Cause and Treatment. (London :Iona Adult Education Centre), January, 1948. Geo. White, Printer, Chelsea. Pp 1-[20]. Small 8vo, blue printed stapled card covers. Tiny puncture hole to last few leaves, else very good. Scarce. 25.00 View more info

Forensic Psychological Assessment : An Integrative Approach. in dj.

By: SHAPIRO, David L.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Allyn and Bacon, Boston, 1991, ISBN:0205125212:

Seller ID: 72427


SHAPIRO, David L. Forensic Psychological Assessment : An Integrative Approach . Boston: Allyn and Bacon, (1991). Pp. [i]-xi,(1),[1]-307,(1). 8vo, black card covered boards with white lettering to front and spine, in like jacket with red lettering. Contents: 1. Competency to Stand Trial, 2. Criminal Responsibility: The Historical Background, 3. Practical Parameters of the Criminal Responsibility Evaluation, 4. The Psychologist as Expert Witness, 5. Professional Liability. Highlighting to first chapter, else vg in nicked dj. 25.00 View more info

Formalism and the Freudian Aesthetic : The Example of Charles Mauron. Signed.

By: HUTCHEON, Linda MAURON, Charles)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1984, ISBN:0521263026:

Seller ID: 98826


HUTCHEON, Linda. Formalism and the Freudian Aesthetic : The Example of Charles Mauron. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, (1984). First Printing. Pp. (6),v-xv,(1),1-249,(5). 8vo, blue cloth with silver lettering to spine."Using a structure of biography and literary history, the book investigate s Mauron's rather odd position, both inside and outside two different critical contexts, the French and the English, a position that makes his work a particularly revealing kind of reflection of the diverse critical trends and tensions of our age. As a product of modernism, Mauron was aware of a... View more info