Death, dying, mortality, morte
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Sacramento: California GPO, 1940. Offprint: pp.278-281, illustrated with two photos of the body and two amateur line drawings (exterior paw; interior stomach). Softbound, semi-glazed nearly alkaline paperstock paste-fastened. Faint toning to outer leaves, very faint edgewear, a nice clean copy. Apparently intact otter corpses are scarce, Fisher is impressed with.....
Venice: Stamperia di Venezia editrice, circa 1966, when first published in Italian. Paperback. 143, xxvii [documents]p., numerous site and instrument photos plus floorplans &c; an upright softbound in 8.5x4.5 inch photo-decorated glossy wraps. A bit edgeworn with light corner-creasing, free of any marks within, a good copy.
Berkeley: Dharma Foundation, 1990. Newspaper. 32p., folded tabloid, lightly toned, illus., mailing label on lower front cover, else very good. Includes: Interview with Stephen Levine, a Tibetan View of Death, Death Awareness Practice, directory of sitting groups, 1990 Vipassana retreat schedules, etc.
Berkeley: University of California Press, 1955. Paperback. 261-318p. [i.e., about 55 pages only], softbound, one stapled signature, illustrated with three cuts, text reproduced from double-column typed ms. Plain printed cardstock covers with a black binder's tape backstrip; clean, unmarked and quite sound. Anthropological records 14:4.
Cleveland Heights: González & Fukuda, Pub. September, 1997. Paperback. 69p., bilingual texts in Spanish and English, illustrated with drawings, introduction, glossary, very good first edition trade paperback limited to 2000 copies bound in green wraps with a die-cut illustration on cover.
Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1930. Hardcover. [viii], 101p., first edition 10.5x7 inch black cloth boards gilt in plain printed buff dust jacket; cloth and gilt are bright and casing sound and square, with top and tail being slightly crimped. The price-clipped jacket is irregularly toned, has.....
New York City: American Tract Society, 1835 [but later]. Very nice copy. 243p. plus publisher's menu, has a tissue-guarded steel-engraved portrait of Mr Page and bound in 6x4 inch cloth boards with panelling blind and spine-title gilt. Find two very old ownership signatures and a mild crack to front hinge.....
London: privately printed, 1930. Hardcover. 50p. + 8 blank pages, first limited edition, one of 200 copies numbered and signed by the author, handmade Japanese vellum paper, mild offsetting to endpapers otherwise very good in full white buckram cloth and gilt, top edge gilt. Hanley's third book, preceding "Boy" Young.....
New York: The Tucker Publishing Co., 1900. 13p., stapled wraps, 5.5x7.75 inches, vertically creased, spine and right edge of both wraps covered with clear non-archival tape, first and last pages evenly toned, bottom edge closely trimmed with series statement on front wrap cut off but no other loss of text.....
Mexico, D. F. SEP INAH / Instituto Nacional de Antropologia e Historia, 1980. Paperback. 38p., illustrated with line drawings, seven (7) fold-out drawings (these show layout of chapel, excavation cross-sections, bone locations) and some b&w photography. Small softbound in 7.5x5 inch decorated wraps; covers rubbed, one folded plan has a......