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CHARLES WILLSON PEALE ART AND SELFHOOD IN THE EARLY REPUBLIC
Written by David C. Ward. Illustrated by Charles Willson Peale.
Stock no. 1327574
Published by University of California Press. 1st USA 2004. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Biography: A portrait painter who produced an unparalleled body of work, including the iconic Artist in His Museum, Peale was also a revolutionary soldier, a radical activist, an impresario of moving pictures, a natural historian, an inventor, and the proprietor of one of the first modern museums. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0520239601. Red ink stamp to vertical edge of text block (examination copy, not for resale). Contents clean. Dustwrapper slightly faded to spine, small charity price label to rear panel.

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MAKING IT NEW: THE ART AND STYLE OF SARA AND GERALD MURPHY
Written by Deborah Rothschild. Illustrated by Gerald Murphy.
Stock no. 1826739
Published by University of California Press. 1st 2008. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Published as the catalogue for the exhibition of the same name which ran from 2007 to 2008. This is a captivating and absorbing collection of essays examining through images and text the Murphys' influence on a remarkable constellation of artists. The Murphys, who endeavored to make art of their own lives, embodied a predominant theme of the 1920s: life as one would like it to be versus life as it is. Featuring art by Gerald Murphy, Pablo Picasso, Fernand Leger, Man Ray, and many others in addition to numerous documentary photos. Red cloth boards, yellow title to spine, blind title to front. ISBN: 9780520252387. Frontis is slightly grubby. Contents otherwise clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is a little scuffed to rear panel.

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BIRDS OF THE SALTON SEA: STATUS, BIOGEOGRAPHY, AND ECOLOGY
Written by Michael A. Pattenden; Guy McCaskie; Philip Unitt.
Stock no. 1823510
Published by University of California Press. 1st 2004. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The Salton Sea, California's largest inland lake, supports a spectacular bird population that is among the most concentrated and diverse in the world. Sadly, this crucial stopover along the Pacific Flyway for migratory and wintering shorebirds, landbirds, and waterfowl is dangerously close to collapse from several environmental threats. This book describes more than 450 species and subspecies. Grey cloth boards, green title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0520235932. Black pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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EARLY INDIA: FROM THE ORIGINS TO AD1300
Written by Romila Thapar.
Stock no. 1823490
Published by University of California Press. 1st 2002. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Early India represents a complete rewriting by Romila Thapar of her classic work, A History of India, thirty-five years after it was first published. Thousands of years of history, tracing India's evolution before contact with modern Europe was established: its prehistoic beginnings; the great cities of Indus civilization, the emergence of mighty dynasties, the teachings of Buddha; the creation or heroic epics; and the creation of state and regional cultures. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0520238990. Tiny nick to base of spine else a fine, clean copy. Pictorial dustwrapper is just lightly scuffed.

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APOCALYPSE IN ROME: COLA DI RIENZO AND THE POLITICS OF THE NEW AGE
Written by Ronald G. Musto.
Stock no. 1814549
Published by University of California Press. 1st 2003. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The choices and dilemmas face by Cola, a young visionary and the best political speaker of his time, as he overthrew, without violence, the turbulent rule of Rome's barons and the absentee popes. Burgundy cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0520233964.

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THE STRUGGLE FOR THE BREECHES
Written by Anna Clark.
Stock no. 1205883
Published by University of California Press. 1st 1995. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Gender And The Making Of The British Working Class. 416 pages. ISBN: 0520086244.

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BIRDS OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA'S DEEP CANYON
Written by Wesley W. Weathers.
Stock no. 823906
Published by University of California Press. 1st 1982. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Habitats, breeding and ecology of 112 species. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0520047540.

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REMOVAL AND RETURN
Written by Leonard Broom; Ruth Riemer.
Stock no. 574599
Published by University of California Press. 1973. Slightly better than very good condition.

The Socio-Economic Effects of the War on Japanese Americans. ISBN: 0520025229. Contents fine. Covers a little discoloured.

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