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Thinking Machines

By: "Adler, Irving"

Price: $4.01

Publisher: NY, Signet Science Library(#P2065): 1962

Edition: (1st thus)

Seller ID: 4NP005

Condition: GOOD


"Reading copy. ""a layman's introduction to logic, Boolean algebra and computers.""" View more info

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The City in Slang: New York Life and Popular Speech

By: "Allen, Irving Lewis"

Price: $9.95

Publisher: NY, Oxford University Press: 1993

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 7-4T008

ISBN: 0195092651

Condition: GOOD+


"Tight, bright, clean and square. Faintest age soil to exterior page edges. 3/4"" rip on bottom of spine hinge has beenr e-enforced with clear tape. ""traces the flowering of popular expressions that accompanied the emergence of the New York metropolis from the early nineteenth century down to the present…unique account of the cultural and social history of America' greatest city provides, in effect, a lexicon of popular speech about city life...a fascinating look at the rich cultural heritage of language about city life...""" View more info

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The City in Slang: New York Life and Popular Speech

By: "Allen, Irving Lewis"

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press:

Seller ID: 9780195092653

ISBN: 0195092651

Condition: GOOD


The American urban scene, and in particular New York's, has given us a rich cultural legacy of slang words and phrases, a bonanza of popular speech. Hot dog, rush hour, butter-and-egg man, gold digger, shyster, buttinsky, smart aleck, sidewalk superintendent, yellow journalism, breadline, straphanger, tar beach, the Tenderloin, the Great White Way, to do a Brodie--these are just a few of the hundreds of popular words and phrases that were born or took on new meaning in the streets of New York. In The City in Slang, Irving Lewis Allen traces this flowering of popular expressions that accomp... View more info

I Have Spoken: American History Through the Voices of the Indians

By: "Armstrong, Virginia Irving (compiler)"

Price: $4.95

Publisher: NY, Pocket/Simon & Schuster: 1972

Edition: (1st printing)

Seller ID: 92P005

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"Tight, yellowed pages, clean, square. Reading crease on spine. A collection of the oratory of the American Indian from the 17th century to the present day" View more info

The Small Business Handbook: A Comprehensive Guide to Starting and Running Your Own Business

By: "Burstiner, Irving"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: "Englewod Cliffs, NJ", Spectrum / Prentice-Hall: 1979

Seller ID: 5-0Y016

ISBN: 0138142025

Condition: GOOD


"VERY GOOD+ book - as new except for light age soil to exterior page edges and a spot on the bottom edge of the first free page. Black leatherette with gilt lettering. 9x11.5x.75"". POOR - Dust jacket is age soiled and rubbed, with sun-faded spine and a few small chips along the top edge. 342 indexed pages and additional reading lists, and free materials from SBA at the end of each chapter. Begins with choosing whether and what might suit you, how to begin, how to improve and how to grow, with a section in each stage for Manufacturing, Wholesale, Retail and Service businesses. ... View more info

A Play of Darkness

By: "Greenfield, Irving A."

Price: $9.95

Publisher: NY, Avon (#19877): 1974

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 72P028

ISBN: 0380000555

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"Tight, bright, clean, faint tilt. Hinge and 2 spine creases. A few light scratches on cover. ""A bold and mysterious novel of Mexico in a time of inquisition...17th century Oaxaca...sorcery, romance and intrigue""" View more info

The Press Photographer: 1968 Annual

By: "Halberman, Irving (Ed)"

Price: $39.95

Publisher: NY, New York Press Photographers Association: 1968

Seller ID: 87Y024

Condition: VERY GOOD+/Very Good-


"Tight, bright, clean, slight curl. Covers are rubbed with edgewear. Pictures from the 32nd Annual Exhibit of the New York Press Photographers 176 pages(11x8.5"") Oversize & heavy - may require additional postage." View more info

Fighting the Cowards or Among The Moonshiners

By: "Hancock, Harrie Irving"

Price: $26.95

Publisher: NY, Street & Smith (Bound-to-win Library #148)): 1924

Seller ID: 8-7T010

Condition: GOOD-


"Tight, age soil to exterior, pages clean but age tanned, faintest curl. Spine ends re-enforced with clear tape. Covers are chipped, creased, marked and show their age.(94 years).DIME NOVELS - Printed on the cheapest of paper, with lurid cover illustrations, dime novels (which found a name in their ten cent price tag)...were considered ephemeral, to be read, often in secret, passed on to friends, or discarded. Dime novels... targeted a youthful working class audience with their thrilling, stereotyped tales of Wild West adventures, master criminals, detective stories, historical romances, ... View more info

Final Argument

By: "Irving, Clifford"

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Dell:

Seller ID: 9780440216858

ISBN: 0440216850

Condition: GOOD


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The Destruction of Convoy PQ-17

By: "Irving, David"

Price: $2.50

Publisher: St. Martin's Press:

Seller ID: 9780312911522

ISBN: 0312911521

Condition: GOOD


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Siderhusreglene (Original title: Cider House Rules)

By: "Irving, John"

Price: $18.95

Publisher: "Oslo, Norway", Gydendal Norsk Forlag: 1986

Seller ID: 2NT018

ISBN: 8257405124

Condition: GOOD+ / No dj


"Tight, faint age tanning of pages, fading of spine, clean interior, faint age soil to exterior, square. Owners name inside front (blacked out). Slight softening of spine ends. No dust jacket. 642 pages" View more info

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A Prayer for Owen Meany: A Novel

By: "Irving, John"

Price: $8.50

Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks:

Seller ID: 9780062204097

ISBN: 0062204092

Condition: GOOD


I am doomed to remember a boy with a wrecked voice--not because of his voice, or because he was the smallest person I ever knew, or even because he was the instrument of my mother's death, but because he is the reason I believe in God; I am a Christian because of Owen Meany.In the summer of 1953, two eleven-year-old boys--best friends--are playing in a Little League baseball game in Gravesend, New Hampshire. One of the boys hits a foul ball that kills the other boy's mother. The boy who hits the ball doesn't believe in accidents; Owen Meany believes he is God's instrument. What happens t... View more info

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My Movie Business: A Memoir

By: "Irving, John"

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Ballantine Books:

Seller ID: 9780345441300

ISBN: 0345441303

Condition: GOOD


After two producers, four directors, thirteen years, and uncounted rewrites, the movie version of John Irving's acclaimed novel, "The Cider House Rules," at last made it to the big screen. Here is the author's account of the novel-to-film process. Anecdotal, affectionate, and delightfully candid, "My Movie Business" dazzles with Irving's incomparable wit and style. View more info

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In One Person: A Novel

By: "Irving, John"

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster:

Seller ID: 9781451664133

ISBN: 1451664133

Condition: GOOD


"His most daringly political, sexually transgressive, and moving novel in well over a decade" ("Vanity Fair"). Winner of a 2013 Lambda Literary Award A "New York Times" bestselling novel of desire, secrecy, and sexual identity, "In One Person" is a story of unfulfilled love--tormented, funny, and affecting--and an impassioned embrace of our sexual differences. Billy, the bisexual narrator and main character of "In One Person," tells the tragicomic story (lasting more than half a century) of his life as a "sexual suspect," a phrase first used by John Irving in 1978 in his landmark novel... View more info

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The Cider House Rules

By: "Irving, John"

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books:

Seller ID: 9780345417947

ISBN: 0345417941

Condition: GOOD


First published in 1985, The Cider House Rules is set in rural Maine in the first half of the twentieth century. The novel tells the story of Dr. Wilbur Larch-saint and obstetrician, founder and director of the orphanage in the town of St. Cloud's, ether addict and abortionist. This is also the story of Dr. Larch's favorite orphan, Homer Wells, who is never adopted. View more info

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The Fourth Hand

By: "Irving, John"

Price: $7.45

Publisher: Ballantine Books:

Seller ID: 9780345449344

ISBN: 0345449347

Condition: GOOD


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The World According to Garp

By: "Irving, John"

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Ballantine Books:

Edition: 20

Seller ID: 9780345366764

ISBN: 034536676X

Condition: GOOD


20th ANNIVERSARY EDITIONwith a new Afterword from the author The "New York Times" bestseller This is the life and times of T. S. Garp, the bastard son of Jenny Fields--a feminist leader ahead of her times. This is the life and death of a famous mother and her almost-famous son; theirs is a world of sexual extremes--even of sexual assassinations. It is a novel rich with "lunacy and sorrow"; yet the dark, violent events of the story do not undermine a comedy both ribald and robust. In more than thirty languages, in more than forty countries--with more th... View more info

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The Fourth Hand

By: "Irving, John"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Seal:

Seller ID: 9780345463159

ISBN: 0345463153

Condition: GOOD


The Fourth Hand" "asks an interesting question: "How can anyone identify a dream of the future?" The answer: "Destiny is not imaginable, except in dreams or to those in love." While reporting a story from India, a New York television journalist has his left hand eaten by a lion; millions of TV viewers witness the accident. In Boston, a renowned hand surgeon awaits the opportunity to perform the nation's first hand transplant; meanwhile, in the distracting aftermath of an acrimonious divorce, the surgeon is seduced by his housekeeper. A married woman in Wisconsin wants to give the one-hande... View more info

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The Cider House Rules

By: "Irving, John"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books:

Seller ID: 9780345387653

ISBN: 0345387651

Condition: GOOD


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The Water-Method Man

By: "Irving, John"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books:

Seller ID: 9780345367426

ISBN: 0345367421

Condition: GOOD


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