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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

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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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The King of Nothing [Hardcover] by Maxwell, A.E.

By: A.E. Maxwell

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Villard: 1992-06-23

Seller ID: 2-5-45

ISBN: 0679404589

Condition: Used: Like New


like new, first edition, second printing When Fiddler heads out to the Pacific Northwest for a few days of salmon fishing with an old friend, the last thing on his mind is murder. But when his fishing partner turns up dead, he realizes that instead of a few days of relaxation, he's hooked into a mystery with deadly consequences. View more info

35,000 Days in Texas a History of the Dallas News and its Forebears

By: Acheson, Sam

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Macmillan Company: 1938-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: c18-4-1

Condition: Collectible: Good


Stated first printing. Foxing around front plate. Fingerprints and bleeding through from ink on plates causing discoloration on some pages. Binding is tight.This is the story of The News which is a story of Texas and Galveston. The baby newspaper that came into being in 1842 was little newer than the Republic of Texas at that time. Galveston was a village on an island, the struggling NEWS was housed in a flimsy shack. Black and white photographs. View more info

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Capital Offense

By: Antrim, Kathleen

Price: $40.00

Publisher: 1stBooks Library: 2002-08-01

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1400-1-1

ISBN: 1403325804

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Signed by author on half title page with red stamp. Dated 4/8/07. Endpaper has been removed. In protective mylar cover. A small first printing of approximately 2500. Is the First Lady plotting to overthrow the President? This question seems inconceivable to journalist Jack Rudley, but so did the murder of his own father, Senator William Rudley. Now his father is dead and all roads lead to the White House. Roads Jack must take if he is ever to know the truth. Roads twisted by deceit, revenge, power and murder. Roads First Lady Carolyn Alden Lane navigates with great skill. When Carolyn learns t... View more info

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Models of Influence: 50 Women Who Reset the Course of Fashion SIGNED

By: Barker, Nigel

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Harper Design: 2015-02-10

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 55-4-1509

ISBN: 0062345842

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed by author on endpaper without inscription. First Edition, first printing. In protective clear mylar cover.Nigel Barker, fashion authority, photographer, and host of Oxygen's, The Face, presents 50 of the most influential models from the 1940s to today through a wealth of full color photographs from the worlds most renowned fashion photographers and an anecdotal text that reveals each woman's indelible place in the pantheons of fashion and popular culture. Interweaving 200 gorgeous photographs and informative and entertaining anecdotes, Models of Influence profiles 50 women who have made... View more info

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This is My Beloved, Poems

By: Benton, Walter; Decorated Title Page (red) [Illustrator]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf Publishers: 1945-01-01

Seller ID: 2-5-1517

Condition: Used: Good


Tenth printing, Dust jacket is torn, faded, chipped and rubbed. Book has some fading on spine and edges. Small stains in the same area. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. Born in Austria of Russian parents, he has lived most of his years in the U.S. This remarkable diary in verse of love and passion is his first book. Written when he was in the U.S. Army. View more info

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Beautiful Lofty People

By: Bevington, Helen

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt P: 1974-05-13

Seller ID: 77-3-1967

ISBN: 0151113106

Condition: Used: Very Good


First edition, second printing. Letter line BCDE. Dust jacket has light edge wear and is price clipped. Small stains on outside pages and a couple of spots on title pages. Inside pages are clean and binding is tight.Light, witty essays and verse on literary and other people. 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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Signal Processing of Underwater Acoustic Waves

By: C.W. Horton, Sr.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: United States Government Printing Office: 1969-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4-5-1802

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


First edition. Signed and inscribed on the endpaper. "To Captain H.D. Krick with the sincere best wishes by the author Claude March 31, 1970."This is an introductory book intended for scientists and engineers who are involved in the construction, design, evaluation, or operation of sonar systems. Although an effort has been made to provide all of the necessary background material, a slight familiarity with the theory of probability has been presumed. View more info

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The Clue of the Dancing Puppet #39

By: Carolyn Keene

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1962-01-01

Seller ID: 2-1-1617

Condition: Used: Very Good


Not a first edition but early printing. Corners lightly rubbed. Hand written check list and checks on listings page. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. The Clue of the Dancing Puppet is the thirty-ninth volume in the Nancy Drew Mystery Stories series. At the Van Pelt estate, home of a local acting troupe, a mysterious dancing puppet haunts the grounds. Nancy, Bess, and George are asked to solve the case, but it will be a dangerous one yet rewarding when an old family mystery comes to light." View more info

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The Bible and the common reader

By: Chase, Mary Ellen

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Macmillan: 1945-01-01

Seller ID: 77-2-1916

Condition: Used: Very Good


1945 Third Printing. Dust jacket has worn corners. Corners bumped.The books first chapters deal with an explanation of what the Bible actually is, with the story of the evolution of our King James translation, with a brief, yet vivid history of the Hebrew people, and with the description of those traits and characteristics which marked their literature. View more info

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Inheritance (The Inheritance Cycle) SIGNED

By: Christopher Paolini

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers: 2011-11-08

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1-2-909

ISBN: 0375856110

Condition: Collectible: Like New


An unread First Edition/First Printing in As New condition in alike dust-jacket. Signed by author Christopher Paolini directly on the title page; The fourth and final title in Paolini"s Inheritance series, originally anticipated to be a trilogy. What started with "Eragon" ends with "Inheritance". The Rider and his dragon have come further than anyone dared to imagine. The conclusion to answer if they can topple the evil king and restore justice to Alagaësia.Long months of training and battle have brought victories and hope, but they have also brought heartbreaking loss. And still, the real ... View more info

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Armada: A Novel SIGNED

By: Cline, Ernest

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Crown: 2015-07-14

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3-1-1815

ISBN: 0804137250

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed by author on title page without inscription. First Edition, second printing with 1098765432 number line. In protective acid-free archival quality acetate cover.Zack Lightman has spent his life dreaming. Dreaming that the real world could be a little more like the countless science fiction books, movies, and videogames he's spent his life consuming. Dreaming that one day, some fantastic, world altering event will shatter the monotony of his humdrum existence and whisk him off on some grand space faring adventure. View more info

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Childhood

By: Cosby, Bill

Price: $75.00

Publisher: G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1991-11-01

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 14-3-15

ISBN: 0399136479

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed by author on title page without inscription. Fifth printing. In protective clear mylar cover. The popular comedian and television star recalls his childhood, providing humorous anecdotes about his troubles with his parents, his brother, and school. View more info

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Fire and Ice: A Liam Campbell Mystery (Liam Campbell Mysteries)

By: Dana Stabenow

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Dutton Adult: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: unit74-82

ISBN: 0525944389

Condition: Collectible: Like New


First edition with full number line. Stated first printing. Mylar cover on jacket. Debut of a new mystery series featuring Alaska state trooper Liam Campbell. View more info

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The Texas Almanac: 1857-1873: A Compendium of Texas History

By: Day, James M.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Texian Press: 1967-01-01

Edition: First THUS

Seller ID: b2-2-1820

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


DJ has light chipping. Page edges are lightly yellowed. Inside pages are clean and binding is tight.The first edition of the first volume of The Texas Almanac (1857 - 1873), offers first hand accounts of Texas statehood history. A compendium of Texas History. Sam Houston read the Texas Almanac. More than a century later Governor John Connally wrote of the 1966-67 edition that it reflected "a true picture of Texas." That faithful reflection of a vast region, its resources and people, for a hundred years and longer has made the Texas Almanac the greatest influence on Texas of any book ev... View more info

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Herculaneum; Italy's buried treasure

By: Deiss, Joseph Jay

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Crowell: 1966-01-01

Seller ID: 55-4-1508

Condition: Used: Good


First edition but second printing. On the fateful morning of August 24, A.D. 79, all was as usual in the town of Herculaneum. Nearby Vesuvius seemed as always, a peaceful mountain, its slopes dotted with grove and orchard and vineyard. The sleeping volcano exploded and all but a small area was covered by sixty feet of hot mud lava , while Pompeii was buried under twenty feet of red hot pebbles and ash. View more info

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How to Troubleshoot and Repair Any Small Gas Engine

By: Dempsey, Paul

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Tab Books: 1985-01-01

Seller ID: 55-3-34

ISBN: 0830609679

Condition: New


First edition, third printing. Unread. Illustrated plastic covered boards.Covers the full range of two and four cycle engines used in lawnmowers, chain saws, pumps and small generators. View more info

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Recollections of a Forty Niner McIlhany 1908 First Ed [Hardcover]

By: Edward Washington McIlhany

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Hailman Printing Co.: 1908-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 592

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


First Edition, Green Cloth Hardcover, 212 pages, 8" tall, Very Good. Note on last page in ink. Pages are sewn in and there is some seperation between sections. No loose pages. Spine is worn on toe and heal. Corners worn. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.Narrative of a trip across the plains, and life in the California Gold Fields durring the stirring days following the discovery of gold in the Far West.. Frontis of author and illustrations. View more info