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Image for By Raymond Chandler The Big Sleep [Mass Market Paperback]

By Raymond Chandler The Big Sleep [Mass Market Paperback]

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books: 1975-07-27

Seller ID: 7-4-1901

Condition: Used: Very Good


Light edge wear and creases on overs. Tanning on page edges. Overall clean and binding is tight.Private investigator Philip Marlowe goes to the wealthy General Sternwood's home on a job. Sternwood is being blackmailed by the local bookseller, Arthur Geiger, because of his partying daughter Carmen, and Sternwood wants Marlowe to make the problem go away. View more info

Image for Home Gunsmithing Digest by Tommy L. Bish (1970-08-01)

Home Gunsmithing Digest by Tommy L. Bish (1970-08-01)

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Gun Digest Pub. Co: 1773-01-01

Seller ID: 7-4-1848

Condition: Used: Good


Edges light gnawed with a couple of stains on the title page. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.45 Chapters filled with maintaining, repair and reworking your firearms. View more info

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SEEING FRANCE WITH UNCLE JOHN

By: N/A

Price: $18.00

Publisher: THE CENTURY CO: 1906-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3-5-934

Condition: Collectible: Good


First edition. Cover is rubbed and has wear to the corners and spine edges. Pages yellowing on edges. Overall inside pages are clean with a few small stains. Binding is tight. First edition bound in lavender decorated cloth, illustrated by May Wilson Preston. A series of letters from Yvonne to her Mamma about the humorous adventures of Yvonne and her Uncle John on their trip to France. View more info

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Fifty Years of American Poetry Moser Engravings

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Harry N Abrams: 1984-01-01

Seller ID: 4-2-1701

Condition: Used: Very Good


Anniversary Volume for the Academy of American Poets. Rust Cloth Hardcover with Dust Jacket, 260 pages. DJ is chipped and has a small stain on the back cover. Top of dj is sun faded. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.One poem each from 126 poets. Includes: Edgar Lee Masters, Ezra Pound, William Rose Benet, Archibald MacLeish, Carl Sandburg, Robert Frost, Robert Francis, Robert Fitzgerald, Richard Wilbur, Robert Hayden, Laura Gilpin, W D Snodgrass, Alberto Rios, George Starbuck, Karen Snow and many more Wood engravings by Barry Moser. View more info

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St. Louis Exposition The World's Work

By: N/A

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Doubleday Page & Co.: 1904

Seller ID: 4-4-981

Condition: Collectible: Good


Softcover, 538 pages, 10 1/4" tall. Good. The cover is loose from the binding. It is rubbed, torn and missing pieces, especially at top and bottom of spine..Back cover is missing. Main part of book is held together with staples. Pages are chipped, dog earred and lightly yellowed. Some light stains. One of the ad pages has been removed. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.A special double exposition catalog of the St. Louis Exposition from August 1904. Great ads including; The Gold Dust Twins, Scribner's, Packer's Tar Soap, The Angle Lamp,The Columbia Graphonphone, Columbia Disc Recor... View more info

Image for Sancti Cæcilii Cypriani Opera / Recognita & Illustrata Per Joannem Oxoniensem Episcopum. Accedunt Annales Cyprianici, Sive Tredecim Annorum, Quibus S. Cyprianus Inter Christianos Versatus Est, Brevis Historia Chronologice Delineata Per Joannem Cestriensem

Sancti Cæcilii Cypriani Opera / Recognita & Illustrata Per Joannem Oxoniensem Episcopum. Accedunt Annales Cyprianici, Sive Tredecim Annorum, Quibus S. Cyprianus Inter Christianos Versatus Est, Brevis Historia Chronologice Delineata Per Joannem Cestriensem

By: N/A

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Oxonii : E Theatro Sheldoniano, Anno MDCLXXXII: 1682-01-01

Seller ID: c18-3-139

Condition: Collectible: Good


Leather, Written in Latin. Large folio that measures 15" by 9 1/2" by 2 1/2". Leather cover is detached from front cover board. Back leather is coming off. Leather is chipped, scuffed and rubbed. Splits on outer gutters of spine. Corners and edges worn. Corners bumped. Endpapers detached, have tanning on edges, insect holes and foxing. Stains on a few pages but overall clean. Some foxing. Pages yellowed but not brittle. Frontis of St. Cyprian is missing a large piece of the outside border of the engraving. Full page engraving of St. Cyprian's beheading as frontis titled, "Thascium Cyprianum... View more info

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Fourth Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution 1882 - '83

By: N/A

Price: $220.00

Publisher: Government Printing Office: 1886-01-01

Seller ID: b2-4-4

Condition: Collectible: Good


1st Edition. 281 pages with 120 plates, 69 figures and index. Quarto (11 1/2" x 8 1/4") issued in olive green with gilt lettering to spine and pictorial to cover. Previous owner's name on fep. Fep is torn.Hinges cracked and pages yellowing. Corners worn to board and bent. Worn edges and cloth deterioration on spine. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.Papers include: photographs of North American Indians by Garrick Mallery, Pottery of ancient Pueblos by William H. Holmes, The ancient pottery of theMississippi Valley by Holmes, Orgin and development of form and ornament in ceramic a... View more info

Image for GULF OF MEXICO: ITS ORIGIN, WATERS, AND MARINE LIFE (Fishery Bulletin 89 of the Fish and Wildlife Service, Volume 55)

GULF OF MEXICO: ITS ORIGIN, WATERS, AND MARINE LIFE (Fishery Bulletin 89 of the Fish and Wildlife Service, Volume 55)

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: US GPO: 1954-01-01

Seller ID: 2-5-1627

Condition: Collectible: Good


cover is rubbed, chipped and sunfaded on edges. Previous owner's name is stamped on the cover and a black mark out line above it. BAck cover bottom edge has been eaten by insects so there are small holes that go into several pages. Overall inside pages clean and binding is tight.The purpose of this book is to summarize in a convenient form the present knowledge about the Gulf of Mexico. The book comprises a number of articles each written by a recognized authority in his field; these are arranged, with minor exceptions, in a taxonomic order following a list of phyla, classes, and orders prepar... View more info

Axis America: Hitler Plans Our Future

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1941-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 77-2-1935

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


No dust jacket. Black cloth hardcover. Cover has light rubbing and previous owner's name is stamped on the outside page edges, endpapers. Also, home library stamped on endpapers. Inside pages are clean and binding is tight.A look at fascism in the 1930's. View more info

Image for The New World-Wide Postage Stamp Catalog 1958 (Volume 1 & 2 Combined, & Volue 3)

The New World-Wide Postage Stamp Catalog 1958 (Volume 1 & 2 Combined, & Volue 3)

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Minkus Publications: 1957-01-01

Seller ID: 7-5-1908

Condition: Used: Good


Set of 3 volumes. Volumes I & II are combined in one book and Vol III. is in a book by itself. Both books are dark blue with dust jackets. The jackets are heavily chipped, torn, missing pieces and stained.Corners are bumped and edge wear. Bottom of spines are heavily chipped. Previous owner's name is written on the endpaper. Overall inside pages are clean and binding is tight.For collectors of postage stamps of the world. Includes values for that time period, simplified and clear numbering system, uniform and accurate color descriptions, human interest story behind the stamp and more. View more info

Image for WONDERLAND STORIES FROM ALICE IN WONDERLAND, THE WONDER BOOK, SWISS FAMILY ROBINSON, ROBINSON CRUSOE, GULLIVER'S TRAVELS SIMPLIFIED BY ELIZABETH LEWIS

WONDERLAND STORIES FROM ALICE IN WONDERLAND, THE WONDER BOOK, SWISS FAMILY ROBINSON, ROBINSON CRUSOE, GULLIVER'S TRAVELS SIMPLIFIED BY ELIZABETH LEWIS

By: N/A

Price: $18.00

Publisher: JB Lippincott: 1917-01-01

Seller ID: c18-3-143

Condition: Used: Acceptable


Cover has small stains, corner wear, and wear on heel and toe of spine. Crease on front board. Previous school ower's name on fep. Pages yellowed near color plates. Some fingerprints but overall inner pages are clean. Foxing on endpapers.Into this volume of Wonderland Stories have been gathered some of the gems of child literature. The first six are taken from Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland and Alice Through the Looking Glass. Pandora's Box is one of the old classics transformed by Nathaniel Hawthorne. The other stories are taken from tales like Swiss Family Robinson and Gulliver's Travel... View more info

Image for Private Black Colleges in Texas, 1865-1954 (Texas A&M Southwestern Studies) by Michael R. Heintze (1985-04-01)

Private Black Colleges in Texas, 1865-1954 (Texas A&M Southwestern Studies) by Michael R. Heintze (1985-04-01)

By: N/A

Price: $34.00

Publisher: Texas A&M University Press: 1717-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: b2-5-1906

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Stated first edition. Dust jacket is rubbed, chipped and torn.Comparing the private black colleges of Texas with its public institutions and with other black colleges across the nation, Michael R. Heintze convincingly supports the revisionist view of these schools as valuable social institutions instead of the corrupt and inadequate imitations critics have called them. In his comparisons, Heintze discusses historical backgrounds, curricula, and finances. He concludes that despite poor financing, limited facilities, and shortages of teachers and equipment, the independent black colleges in Texa... View more info

Image for BLUE BOOK GUN VALUES : Tenth Anniversary Edition

BLUE BOOK GUN VALUES : Tenth Anniversary Edition

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Blue Book Publications: 1989-01-01

Edition: 10th

Seller ID: 4-1-936

ISBN: 0960570497

Condition: Used: Good


Cover is rubbed and curled. Partial price sticker is on cover. Inside pages clean and binding is tight Uses the percentage grading system to accurately determine each gun's balue based on its unique condition. View more info

Image for The Art of Bullet Casting: From Handloader & Rifle Magazines, 1966-81

The Art of Bullet Casting: From Handloader & Rifle Magazines, 1966-81

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Wolfe Publishing: 1981-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4-1-950

Condition: Used: Very Good


Cover has light rubbing and edgewear. Light yellowing on pages. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. Articles in this book start with the basics---manuscripts by such notable authors as Jim Carmichel, John Wootters, and the late Major George Nonte. Following the basic are "chapters" more specific in content, dealing with problems and techniques on dozens of subjects. In the rear of the book, the articles involve loading a few specific cartridges---from the .222 Remington to the .458 Winchester. However, this boo is not a loading manual in any sense, its purpose is simply to instruc... View more info

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Journey for Our Time

By: N/A

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Pellegrini & Cudahy: 1951-01-01

Seller ID: 2-5-1601

Condition: Used: Good


Chips to black cloth on corners, bottom board edge and spine. Pages yellowing. Inside clean and binding is tight. The Russian Journals of the Marquis De Custine. First published in Paris in 1843. View more info

Image for THE HANDBOOK FOR FLOWER SHOWS: STAGING, EXHIBITING, JUDGING

THE HANDBOOK FOR FLOWER SHOWS: STAGING, EXHIBITING, JUDGING

By: N/A

Price: $9.00

Publisher: N.C. of State Garden Clubs: 1950-01-01

Seller ID: 55-5-39

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


First edition revised.Yellowing on page edges. Chipping on cover edges. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. At the time of this publication, there were 250,000 members and 6,775 garden clubs. View more info

Image for The Tattooed Countess: a romantic novel with a happy ending

The Tattooed Countess: a romantic novel with a happy ending

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1924

Seller ID: 3-2-918

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Published august 1924, first edition fourth printing. Corners bumped. Previous owner's name on endpaper. Pages lightly yellowed. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. After decades in Europe Ella Poore, age 50, returns to Maple Valley, Iowa, as the Countess Nattatorrini, leaving a dead husband and assorted playboy-gigolos in Paris and Rome. It's now the turn-of-the-20thC and she wants to see once again her spinster sister Lou and the terrain where she grew up. But nothing has changed and it's just as boring as ever in Philistia. Her sissy frets about her use of lipstick and cigarettes. Wors... View more info

Image for Crazy Sista Cooking: Cuisine & Conversation with Lucy Anne Buffett [CRAZY SISTA COOKING -OS]

Crazy Sista Cooking: Cuisine & Conversation with Lucy Anne Buffett [CRAZY SISTA COOKING -OS]

By: N/A

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Crazy Sista Cooking: 2007-12-31

Inscription: Signed by Other

Seller ID: 19-9-1

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed and dated by author. Stated first printing, December 2007, limited to 10,000 copies. Notebook style and with spiral binding.Chock full of more than 120 signature LuLu's recipes from Lucy Buffett's famous gulf coast restaurant, Crazy Sista Cooking: Cuisine and Conversation with Lucy Anne Buffett is the next best thing to being there.Tucked inside you'll find laugh-out-loud anecdotes and plenty of wit and wisdom from Lucy's own kitchen. It features party menus, Buffett family favorites and plenty of telling it like it is. Throughout the colorful tone you will enjoy discovering history of ... View more info

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Advantages IV: A Shotshell Handloading and Shooting Guide

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Ballistic Products Inc.: 2004-01-01

Seller ID: 55-3-14

Condition: Used: Very Good


Small stain on back, top page edges. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. A shotshell handloading and shooting guide. View more info

Image for The Official 1982 Price Guide to Antique & Modern Firearms

The Official 1982 Price Guide to Antique & Modern Firearms

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The House of Collectibles: 1982-01-01

Seller ID: 55-1-2

ISBN: 087637190X

Condition: Used: Good


Previous owner's name written on first page. Pages yellowed. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. All types of firearms, colonial muzzle loaders, semi and automatic handguns, sub machine gumns, revolvers, shotguns, and bolt and lever action rifles. Illustrated View more info