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Boys A Photographic Essay

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Here is boyhood - that fleeting time of innocence and joy, of carefree abandon. Here are boys - exuberant, irrepressible boys, boys in the flower of youth. Here is THE BOY.
In a superb collection of more than four-hundred hauntingly beautiful photographs, magnificently reproduced in deep-etched black-and-white and rich, lifelike color, this book evokes the vital spirit, theHere is boyhood - that fleeting time of innocence and joy, of carefree abandon. Here are boys - exuberant, irrepressible boys, boys in the flower of youth. Here is THE BOY.
In a superb collection of more than four-hundred hauntingly beautiful photographs, magnificently reproduced in deep-etched black-and-white and rich, lifelike color, this book evokes the vital spirit, the ephemeral magic, of the Golden Years of boyhood.
Culled from the files of hundreds of photographers all over the world, these striking pictures depict boys of many lands flexing their minds and their muscles, delighting in themselves and in the world about them.
This book will appeal to every parent, educator, youth worker, or indeed to everyone who likes boys. It is a book to gladden the heart of the young in spirit.
All the black-and-white photographs are reproduced by the finest and most luxurious technique of printing available -sheet-fed gravure - making this an art volume you will be proud to own....more

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About this Item: Arco, New York NY, 1964. 6th printing Oct 1972 Quarto, 231pp in teal cloth with gilt titles on spine. VG-/none, dust jacket not present, otherwise clean with slight wear to boards. Full-priced Rockville. Seller Inventory # 14-37-1272010

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About this Item: Arco Publishing, New York, 1972. Original Cloth. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Sixth Printing. Slightly cocked. Seller Inventory # 009019

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About this Item: Book Adventures by Arco Publishing, New York, 1972. Hardcover. 232p., 9.25x12.25 inches, preface, b&w and color photos of young boys in mostly idyllic island locales (many shot in Puerto Rico during filming of the original "Lord of the Flies" production) very good fifth printing from March 1972 in worn, lightly-worn unclipped dj. This printing on lighter paper than earlier printings and thus thinner. Seller Inventory # 192734

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About this Item: Arco, New York, 1972. Green Cloth. Condition: Very Good+. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Sixth Printing. Clean and unmarked. Jacket shows just slight edgewear, minor rubbing.A collection of over four hundred photographs, B&W and color, that celebrate the "Golden Years of boyhood". A superb copy! Large volume, extra postage required outside the US. Seller Inventory # 006522

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About this Item: 0. HARDCOVER. Book Adventures by Arco Publishing, New York, 1972. Hardcover. 232p., preface, Black and White and Color photos of young boys in mostly idyllic island locales, many shot in Puerto Rico during filming of the original "Lord of the Flies" production.Book is in Very Good condition. No Dust Jacket. Fifth printing from 1972. Book. Seller Inventory # B00RH6PBCM

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About this Item: Arco Publishing Company,, NY:, 1972. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Some color, mostly black and white photographs throughout. Sixth printing. Previous owner's book-plate on front paste-down, else very good in a very good (two short closed edge tears - tape repaired on verso, small stray strip of paint on rear panel) dust jacket.; 231 pages. Seller Inventory # 70383

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About this Item: Book Adventures Inc., New York, 1966. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Photo Illustrated (illustrator). Second Printing. This book has a photo-illustrated blue dj with black lettering on the front and spine. Dj is edgeworn, with some soil; book has minor edgewear, but inner pages are clean and unmarked. Contains color and black-and-white photos of boys playing, swimming, fishing, camping and so on. 231 pages, including index; approx. 9"x11". Seller Inventory # P14002

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About this Item: Arco Pub. Co., Inc., New York, 1964. Cloth. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition, Later Printing. Short folio, 232 pp., color & b/w photos, picture credits, 5th prntg., 1972. D/w shows lt. wear to head & heel of spine & along upper edge (small tear) o/w good + cond. (its all there). Book v.g. cond. Seller Inventory # 6274

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About this Item: Condition: Wie neu. Arco Publishing Company, New York. 1972. First edition, fifth printing. Hardcover with dustjacket. 233 x 310 mm. 232 pages. Edited by Georges St. Martin and Ronald C. Nelson. Condition: Book in very fine and clean condition; price sticker on the rear side of the front flap. Dustjacket complete with little trace of use. Overall great copy!***************Arco Publishing Company, New York. 1972. Fünfte Ausgabe. Hardcover mit Schutzumschlag. 233 x 310 mm. 232 Seiten. Herausgegeben von Georges St. Martin and Ronald C. Nelson. Zustand: Buch in sehr gutem und sauberen Zustand; Preis-Aufkleber auf der Rückseite der vorderen Umschlagklappe. Schutzumschlag vollständig und mit nur leichten Gebrauchsspuren. Insgesamt sehr schönes Exemplar! Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 1600. Seller Inventory # 17300

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