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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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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 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

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Western Ammunition Handbook

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Western Cartridge Co.: 1949-01-01

Edition: 14th

Seller ID: 55-1-15

Condition: Used: Very Good


1949 stapled blue booklet. 80 pages. 14th edition. Cover has light edge wear. Tanning on edges. Previous owner's name on cover and first page. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. An ammunition reference guide. Includes ballistics, cartridges, Kant-Splash, Lubaloy, police ammunition, Super-X, Western cartridges, Xpert shot shells and more. View more info

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THE COMPLETE WORKS OF EDMUND SPENSER (The Globe Edition). Edited from the Original Editions and Manuscripts by R. Morris, with a Memoir by John W. Hales

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Macmillan: 1909-01-01

Seller ID: 4-5-1724

Condition: Collectible: Good


Green cloth cover with gilt border and lettering. Previous owner's name on endpaper. Front hinge cracked. Pages yellowed. Overall inside pages clean and binding is tight. Deckled page edges.Opens with a biography of Edmund Spenser. Also, contains the books of the Fairy Queen and more with an index to the first lines. View more info

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PENROD - FIRST THUS ILLUSTRATED BY GORDON GRANT IN VERY GOOD CONDITION

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1914-01-01

Edition: First THUS

Seller ID: c17-4-9

Condition: Collectible: Good


Green cloth cover with black lettering.Previous owner's name written on inside front board.Frontis of Wesley Barry as Penrod. 11 black and white illustrations. View more info

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Big Game Hunting in South Africa Sherman Hines Photos

By: N/A

Price: $145.00

Publisher: Sherman Hines: 1995-01-01

Edition: First THUS

Seller ID: 4-2-1803

ISBN: 0929116208

Condition: Used: Very Good


DJ has light rubbing. Small chip on dj bottom corner. Previous owner's name on endpaper. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.Edited by Brooke Chilvers with photography Sherman Hines with Professional Hunter Ken du Plessis. The comprehensive, in depth coverage will provide every answer for first time or experienced hunter wishing to hunt in the RSA. The quality of trophies presented by Plessis for his clients to take are superb and record breaking. a guidebook collectors cannot compare. Beautifully presented. View more info

Heroes of the Modern Adventure by T.C.Bridges and H. Hessell Tiltman, 1927

By: (Author's)T.C.Bridges and H. Hessel Tiltman; Authors [Foreword]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Co.: 1927-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7-5-1902

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


First edition. Light edge wear and pages yellowing on edges.Famous explorers, adventurers, and trail blazers. 19 stories including: Roald Amundsen and the Northwest Passage, Lady Richmond Brown and the Indians Etherton and his four thousand mile journey across Asia, Rosita Forbes in the heart of the desert Grenfell of Labador Cherry Kearton and his camera in Africa, Jack McLaren among the Australian Aborigines, the exploit of Captain Lindbergh and many more. Black and white photographs. View more info

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Oscar Wilde and His Literary Circle: A Catalog of Manuscripts and Letters in the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library

By: (Oscar Wilde) FINZI, John Charles (Compiler).

Price: $45.00

Publisher: University of California Press: 1957-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2-2-903

Condition: Collectible: Good


First edition. Ex-library book with stamps and withdrawn stamp. Cover is sunfaded on spine and edges. Top front corner crushed. Some cloth deterioration on the back of the cover. Pages lightly yellowed. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.A Catalog of Manuscripts and Letters in the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library View more info

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Afoot and Afloat in Burma A H Williams 1922 [Hardcover] by Williams, A H

By: A H Williams

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Review and Herald Publishing Assoc: 1922-01-01

Seller ID: 547

Condition: Used: Very Good


First Edition, Green Cloth Hardcover, 224 pages, 7 3/4" tall. A fascinating primary missionary resource on the Burmese, including the Karens, Talings, Taungthus, Shans, Chins and Kachin peoples. An introduction to Burma, its peoples, their customs, religions. The Aung Baw or water-buffalo and its uses, rice cultivation, palm trees for every purpose, the making & use of elephants of wild ones, floating logs down river, building of houses. Getting food from the river, Buddhist boys and monasteries, how young Burmans make merry, canoe & bullock cart through the floods. With Ma Dwa at the scho... 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

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Scientific Siberia.

By: Academy of Sciences, Siberian Branch

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Moscow: Progress Publishers: 1970-01-01

Seller ID: 77-2-1903

Condition: Used: Good


dust jacket is rubbed and chipped. Front board is warped causing an upward bend.Written in English and Russian. Black and white and color plates. This shows the development of this ancient yet young region. It was developed by the direct participation of science "Akademstroi", a spacial building organization was set up for the construction of Siberia's first research center. Some of the contents include: nuclear physics, geology, mathematics, hydrodynamics, thermophysics, automation, chemistry, biology, ethnography, space physics, and more. 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

212: A Novel

By: Alafair Burke

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Harper: 2010-04-01

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8-2-19

ISBN: 0061561223

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed by author on title page without inscription. First edition View more info

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Politically Correct Guns

By: Alan Gottlieb

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Merril Press: 2010-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7-4-1842

ISBN: 0936783168

Condition: Collectible: Like New


First edition. Unread.Alan Gottlieb has done it again with Politically Correct Guns, defending our gun rights with wit and facts and this time, with some really strange but true stories. Like the section on Goofy Gun Laws, which tell of a town that makes it illegal for a woman to shoot in the direction of a police officer with the intention of shooting off his neck tie! And the Drug Enforcement Agency officer who shot a topless bar owner for putting a cover charge on his bachelor party! View more info