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The Rape of Hope

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Look Back Books: 2008-01-01

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4-5-1602

ISBN: 0981475213

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed by author on title page without inscription. Historical fiction based on notes from a University of Chicago professor who did historical research on Mayan history. Hinshaw wrote this book to preserve the research in a readable format. This book focuses on southern Guatemala, Panajachel, and Lake Atitlan. The book starts in 1940. View more info

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THE VALLEY OF AMAZAMENT

By: Amy Tan

Price: $75.00

Publisher: harper collins: 2013-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1-4-939

ISBN: 0062305522

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed by author on publisher's bound signing page without inscription. First Edition with full number line.Author of Joy Luck Club. Shanghai 1912. Violet Minturn is the privileged daughter of the American madam of the city's most exclusive courtesan house. But when the Ching dynasty is overturned, Violet is separated from her mother in a cruel act of chicanery and forced to become a "virgin courtesan." View more info

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Hunger's Brides Paul Anderson 17th Century Mexico

By: Anderson, Paul

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Carroll and Graf Publishers: 2005

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 001199

ISBN: 0786715413

Condition: Very Good


1358 pages, 9 1/2" tall, "An epic novel of genius and obsession," presenting a multi-layered novel at whose heart is Juana Inés de la Cruz, 17th century Mexico"s most enigmatic figure, who died in 1695 at the age of forty-six. VG. DJ edges lightly bent. There is tape on a small tear on the spine and bottom edge of the DJ and a chip on the back cover. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. View more info

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Sun in their Eyes Monte Barrett Signed Limited Ed Texas

By: Barrett, Monte

Price: $34.00

Publisher: Bobbs Merrill Co.: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 001223

Condition: Very Good


Signed by Author 1944, Stated First Edition, Blue Cloth Hardcover, 319 pages, Alamo Edition Limited to 2000 copies of which this is No. 466. Very Good. No dustjacket. Very slight corner wear. Personal library stamp and name stamped on inside front board and top outside page edges. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. This is an historical novel about Texas in 1812. View more info

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Season 1 & 2 SIGNED

The Making of Outlander The Official Series Guide Season 1 & 2 SIGNED

By: Bennett, Tara; Gabaldon, Diana [Introduction]

Price: $170.00

Publisher: Delacorte Press: 2016-10-18

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 55-3-1701

ISBN: 1101884169

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed the author and creator of the Outlander book series and advisor for the TV series.Also signed by Tara Bennett on laid in matching title card. In protective acid-free archival quality acetate cover.Get an exclusive look behind the scenes of the first two seasons of Outlander with this official, fully illustrated companion to the hit Starz television series based on the bestselling novels. Featuring never before seen photos, production and costume designs, storyboards, and interviews with cast and crew, including executive producer Ron D. Moore and actors Sam Heughan (Jamie Fraser) and C... View more info

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Friday Night Lights: A Town, A Team, And A Dream

By: Bissinger, H. G.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Da Capo Press: 1990-01-21

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17-2-1

ISBN: 0201196778

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Stated first printing. In protective acid-free archival quality acetate cover. Very slight wear to edge of dust jacket.Focusing on the town of Odessa, Texas, a town with an empty main street, closed up movie theaters and for sale signs everywhere and with a high school football stadium that seats 20,000 and is filled on Friday nights. This is an examination of the role of high school sports in America, but it is about more than just sports, it is about race, politics, economics, and education. View more info

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The Light in the Ruins SIGNED

By: Bohjalian, Chris

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 2013-07-09

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1-4-912

ISBN: 0385534817

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed by author on title page without inscription. First Edition with full number line.From the New York Times bestselling author of Midwives and The Sandcastle Girls comes a spellbinding novel of love, despair,and revenge, set in war-ravaged Tuscany. 1943; Tucked away in the idyllic hills south of Florence, the Rosatis, an Italian family of noble lineage, believe that the walls of their ancient villa will keep them safe from the war raging across Europe. Eighteen year old Cristina spends her days swimming in the pool, playing with her young niece and nephew, and wandering aimlessly amid the ... View more info

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Cattle Kate

By: Bommersbach, Jana

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Poisoned Pen Press: 2014-10-07

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16-7-1

ISBN: 1464203024

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed by author on title page without inscription. First Edition with full number line. In protective acid-free archival quality acetate cover.Cattle Kate is the only woman ever lynched as a cattle rustler. History called it "range land justice" when she was strung up in Wyoming Territory on July 20, 1889, tarring her as a dirty thief and a filthy whore. But history was wrong. It was all a lie. Her real name was Ella Watson. She wasn't a rustler. View more info

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White Doves at Morning

By: Burke, James Lee

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 2002-10-22

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 14-1-5

ISBN: 0743244710

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Signed by author on title page without inscription. First Edition with full number line. Corners lightly bumped. DJ shows crush mark on toe and heel of spine. DJ has a scuff mark on spine area.Now, in a startling and brilliantly successful departure, Burke has written a historical novel, an epic story of love, hate, and survival set against the tumultuous background of the Civil War and Reconstruction.At the center of the novel are James Lee Burke's own ancestors, Robert Perry, who comes from a slave owning family of wealth and privilege, and Willie Burke, born of Irish immigrants, a poor boy ... View more info

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Outlander Kitchen Cookbook SIGNED

By: Carle-Sanders, Theresa; Gabaldon, Diana [Foreword]

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Delacorte Press: 2016-06-14

Inscription: Signed by Other

Seller ID: 55-4-1900

ISBN: 1101967579

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed by Diana Gabaldon on title page. Laid in recipe card is signed by Theresa Carle-Sanders. The recipe card is for Fiona's Cinnamon Scones.From professional chef, food writer, and die-hard Outlander fan Theresa Carle-Sanders comes the official cookbook inspired by Diana Gabaldon's New York Times bestselling series! Featuring authentic dishes alongside modern interpretations, such as Claire's first lonely bowl of Mrs. Fitz's Porridge at Castle Leoch and Roast Beef for a Wedding Feast after her hasty marriage to valiant Highlander Jamie Fraser, these doable, delicious recipes make for a mout... View more info

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Dorothy Vernon of Haddon Hall Charles Major Theatre ED [Hardcover]

By: Charles Major

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Grosset and Dunlap: 1904-01-01

Seller ID: 350

Condition: Used: Good


April 1904, Bertha Galland Edition, Red Cloth Hardcover, 369 pages, 7 3/4" tall. Cover is rubbed, soiled and faded. Corners and edges worn. Corners bent. Front hinge cracked. Light foxing on endpapers. Small stains on outside page edges. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.Historical novel based on the life of a 17th century English lady, and contemporary of Mary Stewart. This has been published in numerous versions: This is the somewhat scarce THEATRE EDITION and is illustrated with scenes from the play starring Bertha Galland, whose photo is the frontis. View more info

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Moving Serafina

By: Cherry, Bob

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Texas Christian University Press: 2007-08-28

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3-5-923

ISBN: 0875653561

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Inscribed to Matthew with Best Wishes, Bob Cherry. Dust jacket is rubbe and lightly chipped. Bar code on back cover has a star punched out of it. Sticky residue on endpaper from previous sticker.Gold foil sticker on cover of dust jacket that says, compliments of the publisher. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. Late in life, Clayton Elliot faces long-deferred hard choices. Circumstances force him to bury his recently deceased wife, Adelita, in the little West Texas border town of Solitario instead of next to their three-year-old daughter on their hardpan ranch. To pay for Adelita's cance... View more info

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The Girls SIGNED

By: Cline, Emma

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Random House: 2016-06-14

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4-5-1639

ISBN: 081299860X

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed by author on title page without inscription. In protective acid-free archival quality acetate cover.Northern California, during the violent end of the 1960s. At the start of summer, a lonely and thoughtful teenager, Evie Boyd, sees a group of girls in the park, and is immediately caught by their freedom, their careless dress, their dangerous aura of abandon. Soon, Evie is in thrall to Suzanne, a mesmerizing older girl, and is drawn into the circle of a soon to be infamous cult and the man who is its charismatic leader. Hidden in the hills, their sprawling ranch is eerie and run down, bu... View more info

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The Long-Lost Love Letters of Doc Holliday SIGNED

By: Corbett, David

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Black Opal Books: 2018-08-18

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 55-4-1901

ISBN: 1626949212

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed by author on title page without inscription. Stated first publication.The most notorious love letters in American history, supposedly destroyed a century ago, mysteriously reappear, and become the coveted prize in a fierce battle for possession that brings back to life the lawless world evoked in the letters themselves.Lisa Balamaro is an ambitious arts lawyer with a secret crush on her most intriguing client; former rodeo rider and reformed art forger, Tuck Mercer. In his newfound role as an expert in Old West artifacts, Tuck gains possession of the supposedly destroyed correspondence ... View more info

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Deadwood

By: Dexter, Pete

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Random House: 1986-03-12

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4-1-961

ISBN: 039453669X

Condition: Collectible: Like New


1986, stated First Edition. Like new. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. DEADWOOD, DAKOTA TERRITORIES, 1876: Legendary gunman Wild Bill Hickcock and his friend Charlie Utter have come to the Black Hills town of Deadwood fresh from Cheyenne, fleeing an ungrateful populace. Bill, aging and sick but still able to best any man in a fair gunfight, just wants to be left alone to drink and play cards. But in this town of played-out miners, bounty hunters, upstairs girls, Chinese immigrants, and various other entrepeneurs and miscreants, he finds himself pursued by a vicious sheriff, a perverse ... View more info

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Virgins: An Outlander Novella

By: Diana Gabaldon

Price: $70.00

Publisher: CENTURY: 2016-11-17

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 55-4-1704

ISBN: 1780896611

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed by author on title page without inscription. In protective acid-free archival quality acetate cover.The time before Claire, young Jamie Fraser has left Scotland and, with his best friend Ian Murray, is running with a band of mercenaries in France. Both men have good reason not to go back to their homeland, both are nursing wounds, and despite their best efforts to remedy the situation, both are still virgins. So when a Jewish doctor hires them to escort his granddaughter to Paris, they readily agree. Both men are instantly drawn to the beautiful young lady. What neither know is that the... View more info

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The Indians of Pecos Pueblo, A Study of Their Skeletal Remains

By: Earnest Albert Hooton

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Yale University Press: 1930-01-01

Seller ID: b2-2-1802

Condition: Used: Very Good


Ex-library book with minimal markings and withrawl stamp in the back. Ink stain on outside page edges. Back pages after page 391 are missing. Plates VII A-O are all present in back pocket.A study of the skeletal remains recovered in excavations from the Andover Pecos Expedition. Contents include archaeological summary, skeletal material, Cranial measurements and observations, Measurements of other bones, cranial types, pathology, lesions, and more. View more info

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The hesitant heart

By: Edwards, Anne

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cassell: 1974-01-01

Seller ID: 4-1-1800

Condition: Used: Very Good


Dust jacket is rubbed and is price clipped. Light stains on dj and outside page edges. Gift inscription on endpaper. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.A beautiful and deeply moving novel about a woman who loved only once in her life. The woman is Emily Dickinson, on of America's most gifted poets. The man she loved, Judge Otis Lord was much older than she, and a friend of her father's. the judge had know Emily as a child; later, when Emily was grown, they fell in love. View more info

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Cuba Libre

By: Elmore Leonard

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Delacorte Press: 1998-01-12

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8-2-70

ISBN: 0385323832

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed by author on title page and dated, First edition with full number line.Set on the eve of the Spanish American War. A spellbinding journey into the heart and soul of the Cuban revolution of a hundred years ago, Cuba Libre is an explosive mix of high adventure, history brought to life, and a honey of a love story, all with the dead on dialogue and unforgettable characters. View more info

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The Storks Of La Caridad

By: Florence Byham Weinberg

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Twilight Times Books: 2005-06-30

Seller ID: 4-1-941

ISBN: 193335321X

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Signed by author on title page. Light rubbing and corner wear. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. Father Ignaz (Ygnacio) Pfefferkorn, a missionary from the Sonora Desert region of northern Mexico, is caught in the Expulsion of all Jesuits in 1767. After enduring eight years of prison and abuse, he is incarcerated in Caridad Monastery where the abbot recruits him to help solve two murders. In the course of his investigations, Father Ignaz finds his own life in peril. View more info