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THROUGH THE LOOKING-GLASS AND WHAT ALICE FOUND THERE
Written by Lewis Carroll. Illustrated by Barry Moser.
Stock no. 2137918
Published by University of California Press. 1st USA 1983. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. The Pennyroyal Edition. Dark blue cloth spine with metallic blue title, lighter blue boards. Striking wood engravings. ISBN: 0520053098. Bumping and wear to corners. Some fading along edges. Damp stained in places, especially to rear panel of wrapper and spine and rear cover. Some wrinkling to top half of pages where damp appears to have seeped through at some point. Wrapper also has tears and chips with a little loss.

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THE WONDERFUL WIZARD OF OZ
Written by L. Frank Baum. Illustrated by Barry Moser.
Stock no. 2137764
Published by University of California Press. 1st USA 1986. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The Pennyroyal Press Edition. Black leather spine with metallic green title, grey cloth covers. Green endpapers. 62 wood engravings. 268 pages. ISBN: 0520058224. Damp stain on bottom quarter of cloth to front cover - showing through to front pastedown and affecting corresponding parts of the dustwrapper. Dedication page has large corner cut off (bottom corner). Light foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper has top corner of front panel cut off; some edge-creasing; a little browning.

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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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THE TURTLES OF MEXICO: LAND AND FRESHWATER FORMS
Written by John M. Legler; Richard C. Vogt.
Stock no. 2135834
Published by University of California Press. Very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. First comprehensive guide to the biology, ecology, evolution, and distribution of the more than 50 freshwater nd terrestrial turtle taxa found in Mexico. ISBN: 9780520268609. Still in original shrink wrap - so UNREAD! However, some heavy bumping along edges of rear cover. Shrink wrap is torn to front. Contents will be fine!

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SOLDIERS IN A NARROW LAND THE PINOCHET REGIME IN CHILE
Written by Mary Helen Spooner.
Stock no. 2132642
Published by University of California Press. 1st 1994. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Black cloth with red title to spine. On September 11, 1973, a military coup in Chile violently overthrew the socialist government of Salvador Allende, beginning an era of political repression that lasted over sixteen years. ISBN: 0520080831.

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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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KEA, BIRD OF PARADOX
Written by Judy Diamond; Alan B. Bond.
Stock no. 1803373
Published by University of California Press. 1st 1999. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The Evolution and Behaviour of a New Zealand Parrot. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour frontis and b/w illustrations. xiii and 230 pages including index. ISBN: 0520213394.

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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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