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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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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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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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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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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

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

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The Mysticism of Paul the Apostle

By: Albert Schweitzer

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Henry Holt and Company: 1931-01-01

Edition: First THUS

Seller ID: 77-3-12

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


First thus. Blue Cloth. Previous owner's name on endpaper. Corners bumped and light edge wear. Gilt tilt faded on spine.cover is darkened. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.The First Edition was published in German in 1931: Die Mystik des Apostels Paulus. Translated from the German by William Montgomery.some of the contents include: the deistinctive character of Pauline Mysticism, Hellenistic or Judaic?, Pauline Epistles, Eschatological doctrine of redemption, the problems of Pauline Eschatology, Mystical doctrine of the dying and rising again with Christ, Suffering as a mode of manifest... View more info

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Happiness

By: Alcorn, Randy

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.: 2015-10-01

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 2-5-1606

ISBN: 1414389345

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed by author on endpaper without inscription. First Edition with full number line. In protective acid-free archival quality acetate cover. Christians are supposed to be happy. In fact, we are supposed to radiate joy, peace, and contentment that is so unmistakable and so attractive that others are naturally drawn to us because they want what we have. And yet, in today's culture, the vast majority of Christians are perceived as angry, judgmental people who don't seem to derive any joy from life whatsoever. So why aren't we happy? View more info

Catering for Two, 1898

By: Alice L. James

Price: $18.00

Publisher: G. P. Putnam's & Sons: 1898-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7-4-1801

Condition: Collectible: Good


First Edition. Cover is worn on edges and corners to the board. Book askew with pencil scribbles on the first pages and marks on other pages. Dog earred and some chipped pages.This is for the inexperienced cook, and while the proportions are limited to the needs of two, or at most three, it is only necessary to double the rules to make the quantities sufficient for the ordinary family. View more info

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Handicrafts of New England Signed First Ed Illustrate [Hardcover]

By: Allen H Eaton

Price: $99.00

Publisher: Harper and Brothers: 1949-01-01

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 232

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Inscribed and signed by author Allen H. Eaton, 1949, stated first edition, 375 pages, 9 1/2" tall, Black cloth with gilt titles and decorated endpapers. Very Good. DJ is rubbed, chipped, and torn. Small stains on outside page edges. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.4 color plates and 128 black and white photographs of craftspeople at work, and of their products. Allen H. Eaton was a famous advocate for American crafts in mid century. This classic illustrated compendium includes chapters on the history of crafts in New England and of the handicraft and arts and crafts movements in A... 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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Pearl of China: A Novel

By: Anchee Min

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Bloomsbury USA: 2010

Edition: First American Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1-3-900

ISBN: 1596916974

Condition: like new, unread


Signed by author on title page. Stated first U.S. Edition Anchee Min's story of two young girls in in the last days of a nineteenth century China. Willow, the only child of a destitute family meets a young Pearl S. Buck who grows up to become the Nobel Prize winning author and activist. Pearl S. Buck wrote, The Good Earth. View more info

The Memorial Hospital System: The First Seventy-Five Years (Commemorative Edition)

By: and Carole McFarland Francis, Ted

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Larksdale Press: 1982-01-01

Seller ID: b2-4-1912

ISBN: 0898960746

Condition: Used: Very Good


Dust jacket is rubbed, chipped and has 1/2" tear on bottom edge. Previous owner's name and gift inscription is on the inside front board.Houston's Memorial System has always been closely tied to the city it serves. When the hospital first came into being at the turn of the century, the city was still relatively new and small. Houston, by one count made at that time, ha only one other hospital, 12 public schools, and a shell road running as far as Harrisburg. What is now Memorial Drive was then only a dirt road. Black and white photographs. View more info

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Townie: A Memoir

By: Andre Dubus III

Price: $120.00

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company: 2011-02-28

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1-3-922

ISBN: 0393064662

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed by author on title page without inscription. First edition with full number line. This is the fifth book by Mr. Dubus and is a moving memoir of his growing up. This is his account of growing up in milltown Massachusetts, the divorce of his parents and consequent town/gown schizophrenia of his life. View more info