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Facts for the People: or Every One's Book.

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: S.N.:

Seller ID: 2266076


Lightly foxed, last leaf a bit wrinkled. 64, [2] pp. Sewn binding, self wrappers. A domestic guide providing advice on various things. Includes tips on good behavior, personal finance, cookery, care of infants, diseases of the hair, preservation of the sight, warts and corns, canaries, etiquette of courtship and marriage, hydropathy / water cure, the art of conversation, and lists of the wealthy citizens of New York, Boston, and Philadelphia. View more info

A Slender Thread: Rediscovering Hope at the Heart of Crisis

By: Ackerman, Diane

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Vintage Books / Random House, Inc.: 1998

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 1314704


First printing. Single light spine crease, faint crease down front cover. 1998 Trade Paperback. 320 pp. Diane Ackerman, the prizewinning, bestselling author of A Natural History of the Senses, volunteers every week at a local crisis center, where people call in anonymously, strung out, desperate, imploring, or hostile, holding on to hope through a phone line. Her secret life spent with callers is shocking, funny, stressful, healing, and inspiring. So, too, is her life in... View more info

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The Art of Problem Solving, Accompanied by Ackoff's Fables

By: Ackoff, Russell L.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Wiley-Interscience: 1978

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2199878


2nd printing. No jacket, pages lightly toned. 1978 Hard Cover. x, 214 pp. Illustrated by Karen B. Ackoff. A witty, literate and, most of all, convincing reflection.[Ackoff] shines an often bright light into corners where problems hide, showing the manager how to understand the consequences of his own behavior; identify real, rather than supposed, elements of problems; perceive another's aims; determine what is controllable; and deal with other nettlesome factors. --Inc. ... View more info

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How to Pick a Mate: The Guide to a Happy Marriage (A Dell Book, 224)

By: Adams, Clifford R.; Packard, Vance O.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Dell: 1946

Seller ID: 2207036


No publisher date (circa 1940's), wrappers rubbed with multiple creases, front wrapper and contents page beginning to pull away from binding, pages lightly toned. 1946 Mass Market Paperback. 236 pp. CONTENTS: List of Tests; Foreword; Why Marry, Anyhow?; Your Chance of Getting a Mate You'll Like; Are You Ready for Married Love?; Is It Love--or Infatuation?; Growing up Sexually; Sex Advertising; Do You Frighten Possible Mates Away?; Attracting the One You Want; Is the One ... View more info

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You Can: A Collection of Brief Talks on the Most Important Topic in the World--Your Success

By: Adams, George Matthew

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Frederick A. Stokes Company: 1913

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2264279


2nd printing. Edges lightly rubbed, pencil name on front endpaper, front hinge starting. 1913 Hard Cover. 115 pp. An inspirational book on personal success. View more info

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Agnes and the Little Key: or, Bereaved Parents Instructed and Comforted. By Her Father.

By: Adams, Nehemiah

Price: $30.00

Publisher: S.K. Whipple and Company: 1857

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2260294


Second edition. No jacket, a few light spots to boards, ink note on front endpaper. 1857 Hard Cover. vii, 191, [4] pp. Reverend Nehemiah Adams (February 19, 1806 – October 6, 1878) was an American clergyman and writer. He was born in Salem, Massachusetts,[1] in 1806 to Nehemiah Adams and Mehitabel Torrey Adams. He graduated from Harvard University in 1826, and from Andover Theological Seminary in 1829. That same year, he was ordained as co-pastor, with Abiel Holmes, of... View more info

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The End of Illness

By: Agus, David B.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Free Press: 2012

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 2261497


5th printing. Jacket lightly rubbed. 2012 Hard Cover. Do we have to suffer from debilitating conditions and sickness? Is it possible to add more vibrant years to our lives? In the #1 New York Times bestselling The End of Illness, Dr. David Agus tackles these fundamental questions and dismantles misperceptions about what “health” really means. Presenting an eye-opening picture of the human body and all the ways it works—and fails—Dr. Agus shows us how a new perspe... View more info

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How to Get Well

By: Airola, Paavo

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Health Plus Publishers: 1984

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2264372


Reprint. An exceptional copy. 1984 Hard Cover. An authoritative and practical manual on the most common ailments, and what you can do about them. View more info

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Our Children Live On: Miraculous Moments for the Bereaved

By: Al-Chokhachy, Elissa

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Llewellyn Publications: 2012

Seller ID: 2205723


A fine copy. 2012 Trade Paperback. xiii, 321 pp. Our Children Live On is an award-winning collection of powerful, true stories that prove our children are with us forever. Eighty-two heartfelt, moving testimonials from bereaved parents, grandparents, siblings, friends, and caregivers clearly demonstrate that love and life are eternal.Anyone who has suffered the unimaginable loss of a loved one--especially a child--will find hope and comfort in each miraculous story. F... View more info

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Alcoholics Anonymous [The Big Blue Book]

By: Alcoholics Anonymous

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, Inc.: 2000

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 2204205


Third edition, 73rd printing. From preface footnote: 'In 2000, over 99,000 groups, with A.A. activity in approximately 150 countries... one-third are women; about one-eighth, 30 and under.' Highlighting on a few pages, ink name on front endpaper. xxx, 575 pp. CONTENTS: Preface; Foreword to the First Edition; Foreword to the Second Edition; Foreword to the Third Edition; The Doctor's Opinion; Bill's Story; There is a Solution; More About Alcoholism; We Agnostics; How it W... View more info

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Alcoholics Anonymous [The Big Blue Book]

By: Alcoholics Anonymous

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, Inc.: 1993

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 2208371


Third edition. 49th printing. From preface footnote: 'In 1993, over 89,000 groups, with A.A. activity in approximately 141 countries... one-third are women; about one-fifth, 30 and under.' Numerous related papers laid in. Owner bookplate on front endpaper, a few pages lightly stained, several sentences on p. 85 underlined in pencil. xxx, 575 pp. CONTENTS: Preface; Foreword to the First Edition; Foreword to the Second Edition; Foreword to the Third Edition; The Doctor's O... View more info

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Arthritis and Common Sense

By: Alexander, Dan Dale

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Witkower: 1950

Seller ID: 2119152


1950 Edition. Jacket stained, Foxing to front and rear endpapers.Good. 178, [4] pp. A guide to treating and preventing arthritis without expensive drugs. View more info

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Being Single in a Couples' World

By: Amador, Xavier; Kiersky, Judith

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Fireside Book: 1999

Seller ID: 1510728


Lightly rubbed. 1999 Trade Paperback. How many times have you said to yourself, This is the last wedding I go to alone? Are you at a loss for answers when your friends and family suggest that your problem is you're too picky or you're not trying hard enough? Does it seem like all the good ones are taken? Whether you are actively looking for a mate or have decided that marriage isn't what you want right now, psychotherapists Xavier Amador and Judith Kiersky can help you d... View more info

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Foot Notes: A Complete Guide for the Care of Your Feet. With Special Sections for Runners and Dancers.

By: Arnot, Michelle; Crane Jack; Levine, Suzanne M.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Dolphin Book/Doubleday: 1980

Seller ID: 2204654


1980 Trade Paperback. xxiv, 164 pp. Corn? Bunion? Athlete's Foot? Ingrown toenail? ...Foot Notes is the practical guide that will help make your feet healthy, strong, and pain-free. Including special sections for: ATHLETES: What joggers can do about shin splints, achilles tendinitis; how to compensate for weak arches; DANCERS: How you can keep that fancy footwork going and treat or prevent common injuries; PARENTS: Explaining what to watch out for in the development of y... View more info

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Health Dress.

By: Austin, Harriet N.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: [Hygienic Tract Society]: 1886

Edition: Review Copy

Seller ID: 2266079


Appears to be a review copy, with 'Compliments of the Author' printed on the front wrapper, and a bound in note encouraging readers to order additional copies from the publisher. 1/4 inch repaired tear on edge of front wrapper. 1886 Soft Cover. 20 pp. Sewn binding. Hoolihan 176. A brief guide to the relationship between clothing and health, by the author who also published a work on hydropathy entitled How to Take Baths. View more info

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My Faith in Immortality

By: Barton, William E.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Indianaopolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1926

Seller ID: 2119198


Lightly foxed, minor pencil marginalia, flaps of absent jacket laid in, ink name & address on front endpaper. 1926 Hard Cover. 281, [1] pp. 8vo. A religious study of the afterlife. View more info

Beyond Codependency and Getting Better All the Time

By: Beattie, Melody

Price: $2.00

Publisher: HarperCollins: 1989

Seller ID: 1510110


Small stain on front cover, lightly rubbed. 1989 Trade Paperback. In the companion volume to her popular book, Codependent No More, Beattie teaches individuals how to do more than just survive. She teaches them to grow and to realize that recovery from codependency is a lifelong journey of self-care. View more info

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The Foot Book: Healing the Body Through Reflexology

By: Berkson, Devaki; Nearing, Helen; Nearing, Scott; Graffeo, Joseph A.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble Books: 1979

Seller ID: 2204653


Owner's pocket to front flyleaf verso, general light wear. 1979 Trade Paperback. ix, 212 pp. Including exercises, photographs, and personalized foot charts. Shows how massage of the toes and arch of the foot affects other body organs and offers a fitness program which emphasizes foot reflexology, diet, exercise, breathing, and herbal therapy.Keywords: SELF HELP IMPROVEMENT LIFESTYLES HEALTH THERAPY FOOT BOOK HEALING BODY THROUGH REFLEXOLOGY FEET DEVAKI BERKSON HELEN SCOT... View more info

Nell the Nebbish: The True Adventures of a Mensch in Hiding

By: Berkus, Rusty

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Red Rose Press: 1988

Seller ID: 1500930


Front cover corners creased. 1988 Soft Cover. 52 pp. Once in a great while a person comes along whose view of reality works harmoniously with the universe. Such a person is Nell the Nebbish. As Nell grew up, she did not fit into the American ideal of what a child is supposed to be like or look like. She was gangly, awkward, and did not excel in school or sports. Yet her parents had waited a decade for her arrival and viewed her as a treasure; they bestowed upon her uncon... View more info

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The Little Book of Coaching: Motivating People to Be Winners

By: Blanchard, Ken; Shula, Don

Price: $6.00

Publisher: HarperBusiness: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2264680


First edition. A very nice copy. 2001 Small Hard Cover. 117 pp. Are the people who report to you giving you their best? Is each individual on your team performing to his or her fullest potential? For more than thirty years, renowned business consultant and bestselling author Ken Blanchard and legendary NFL coach Don Shula have motivated teams to peak performances. In their classic, authoritative work on coaching, Everyone's a Coach, they distilled their rich collective e... View more info

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One Minute Manager

By: Blanchard, Kenneth; Johnson, Spencer

Price: $5.00

Publisher: William Morrow and Company, Inc.: 1982

Seller ID: 2200353


Pages lightly toned.Jacket toned, jacket edges rubbed. 1982 Hard Cover. 111 pp. For more than twenty years, millions of managers in Fortune 500 companies and small businesses nationwide have followed The One Minute Manager's techniques, thus increasing their productivity, job satisfaction, and personal prosperity. These very real results were achieved through learning the management techniques that spell profitability for the organization and its employees. The One Minut... View more info

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Food for Life: The Cancer Prevention Cookbook

By: Bohannon, Richard; Wuerthner, Terri P.; Weinstock, Kathy Klett

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Contemporary Books: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2264550


First edition. Jacket faintly toned. 1986 Hard Cover. 418 pp. Collects recipes for foods which reduce the risk of cancer and include French onion soup, chicken scaloppine, spinach pancakes, and pumpkin pie. View more info

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Screw Business As Usual

By: Branson, Richard

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Portfolio/Penguin: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2202288


First edition. A very nice copy.Near Fine. 2011 Hard Cover. xi, 372 pp. RICHARD BRANSON, one of the world's most famous and admired business leaders, argues that it's time to turn capitalism upside down-to shift our values from an exclusive focus on profit to also caring for people, communities and the planet. As he writes: It's a vibrant and definite sea change from the way business was always done, when financial profit was a driving force. Today, people aren't afraid ... View more info

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Psychotherapy with Schizophrenics (Monograph Series on Schizophrenia, No. 3)

By: Brody, Eugene B.; Redlich, Fredrick C.; Knight, Robert P.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: International Universities Press, Inc.: 1952

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2208422


2nd printing. No jacket, lettering on spine lightly rubbed, pages faintly toned. 1952 Hard Cover. 246 pp. CONTENTS: Preface by the Editors; Robert P. Knight - Introduction; Fredrick C. Redlich - The Concept of Schizophrenia and Its Implications for Therapy; Eugene B. Brody - The Treatment of Schizophrenia: A Review; Frieda Fromm-Reichmann - Some Aspects of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy with Schizophrenics; Jacob A. Arlow - Discussion of Dr. Fromm-Reichmann's Paper; David ... View more info

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A Matter of Life

By: Brown, Jeffrey

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Top Shelf Productions: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200220


First edition. Fine. No Jacket - Pictorial Cover. 2013 Hard Cover. 93 pp. After the acclaimed indie film Save the Date and the bestselling all-ages humor book Darth Vader and Son, graphic novelist Jeffrey Brown (Clumsy, Unlikely) returns to the autobiographical work that first made his reputation. In A Matter of Life, Jeffrey Brown draws upon memories of three generations of Brown men: himself, his minister father, and his preschooler son Oscar. Weaving through time... View more info

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The Magick of Chant-O-Matics

By: Buckland, Raymond

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Parker Publishing Company, Inc.: 1978

Seller ID: 2199780


Pages toned. Jacket lightly toned. 1978 Hard Cover. 227 pp. Hundreds of powerful chants to bring you health, wealth, and happiness! Written and compiled by one of the foremost authorities on the occult, The Magick of Chant-O-Matics gives you nearly 300 chants to help you gain power, money, health, love, protection from evil—virtually anything you need. As Buckland demonstrates, the power to achieve what we want lies dormant in all of us, and even the simplest chant c... View more info

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This is How: Help for the Self: Proven Aid in Overcoming Shyness, Molestation, Fatness, Spinsterhood, Grief, Disease, Lushery, Decrepitude & More. For Young and Old Alike.

By: Burroughs, Augusten

Price: $7.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Press: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2261977


First edition. Light highlighting throughout text. 2012 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 230 pp. If you're fat and fail every diet, if you're thin but can't get thin enough, if you lose your job, if your child dies, if you are diagnosed with cancer, if you always end up with exactly the wrong kind of person, if you always end up alone, if you can't get over the past, if your parents are insane and ruining your life, if you really and truly ... View more info

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The Secret

By: Byrne, Rhonda

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Atria Books: 2006

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2262192


Small sticker to front endpaper. 2006 Hard Cover. 198 pp. Fragments of a Great Secret have been found in the oral traditions, in literature, in religions and philosophies throughout the centuries. For the first time, all the pieces of The Secret come together in an incredible revelation that will be life-transforming for all who experience it. In this book, you'll learn how to use The Secret in every aspect of your life -- money, health, relationships, happiness, and in ... View more info

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Why Men Call Girls

By: Canfield, Shannon

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Dell: 1975

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2204907


1st printing. Lightly rubbed. 1975 Mass Market Paperback. A professional's guide to the joy of sex for both men and women. View more info

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Don't Sweat the Small Stuff... and It's All Small Stuff: Simple Ways to Keep the Little Things From Taking Over Your Life

By: Carlson, Richard

Price: $5.00

Publisher: MFJ Books: 1997

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2201901


Ink note and label to front endpaper.Near Fine. 1997 Small Hard Cover. 248 pp. Does your life seem to have as many ups and downs as a soap opera? Then let this little book that spent 100 weeks on THE NEW YORK TIMES bestseller list show you how to stop blowing things out of proportion, stop worrying about things that might happen (but probably won't), stop obsessing about things you can't change and things that just don't matter--and start living! View more info