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Markers XXIII: Annual Journal of The Association for Gravestone Studies

By: Collison, Gary

Price: $8.00  $6.40

Publisher: Association for Gravestone Studies: 2006

Seller ID: 2266605

ISBN: 1878381164

Condition: Very Good


Bottom edge of front wrapper lightly bumped. 2006 Trade Paperback. v, 158 pp. CONTENTS: Obituary: Barbara Rotundo (1921-2004); Pictorial Headstones: Business, Culture, and the Expression of Individuality in the Contemporary Cemetery; Suitable Grave Stones: The Workshop of Moses David of Nashua (Nashville), New Hampshire; Smith, Leather Britches--Slain: Interpreting an Outlaw Legend through His Gravestone; Singapore's Multicultural Cemetery and Its Chinese Section; Isolat... View more info

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Death, Afterlife, and Eschatology: A Thematic Source Book of the History of Religions (Part 3 of From Primitives to Zen)

By: Eliade, Mircea

Price: $6.00  $4.80

Publisher: Harper & Row: 1974

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2289055

ISBN: 0060621397

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Ink stamp on half-title page, pages faintly toned. 1974 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xi, 109 pp. This third part of From Primitives to Zen, the religious documents presented there demonstrate man's universal preoccupation with death and its meaning. From the search of Gilgamesh of immortality to the description of the moment of death in the Upanishads, this volume includes various funerary rites, together with Eastern and... View more info

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Viper Rum

By: Karr, Mary

Price: $40.00  $32.00

Publisher: A New Directions Book: 1998

Edition: First Thus

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270640

Condition: Near Fine


First thus (originally published as a New Directions Paperback original in the same year). Signed by author without inscription. Jacket flaps very minimally toned. A few light smudges on boards. 1998 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 78 pp. A collection of poems exploring the theme of death, the inevitable storm that comes to the soul. View more info

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A Book of Dying: Poems

By: Mezey, Robert

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Kayak Books, Inc.: 1970

Seller ID: 2279791

Condition: Near Fine


Numbered 400 (handwritten on spine) of 1500 copies. Wrapper corners lightly creased. 1970 Soft Cover. 52 pp. One of 1500 copies. Drawings by Dane Olson. A collection of poetry on death and dying. View more info

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Handbook of Old Burial Hill Plymouth, Massachusetts: Its History, Its Famous Dead, and Its Quaint Epitaphs

By: Perkins, Frank H.

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: The Rogers Print: 1947

Seller ID: 2267155

Condition: Near Fine


Faint smudge on front wrapper. 1947 Stapled Binding. 49 pp. This text, originally published in 1896, chronicles the history of Old Burial Hill Cemetery in Plymouth, Massachusetts, which would become the final resting place of many early Americans, most notably the Pilgrim Fathers. The publication contains numerous illustrations and transcriptions of grave markers and is very valuable tool for the New England researcher. Includes a list of members of the Mayflower Company... View more info