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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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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

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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass - Photoplay Edition

By: N/A

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1920-01-01

Seller ID: c18-3-142

Condition: Used: Acceptable


Pastedown picture on the cover of Alice and the white rabbit.Cover has cloth deterioration from insects. Edge and corner wear. Spine pulled and split at the top. Small stains on outside page edges and around the plates. Previous owner's name on fep. Overall inside pages are clean with a few fingerprints. Binding is tight.Photoplay Edition with black and white pictures. View more info

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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

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Molly Make-Believe

By: Abbott, Eleanor Hallowell; Illustrated By Walter Tittle; Black & White Plates [Illustrator]

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1915-01-01

Seller ID: c18-3-146

Condition: Used: Acceptable


Front board is bent, Tanned edges and spine. Inscription on endpaper. Tanning on pages opposite plates. Overall inside pages clean and binding is tight.Book askew.Recovering from a long illness, Boston businessman Carl Stanton is unable to accompany his fiancee Cornelia on a mid-winter trip to warm and sunny Jacksonville. Lonely, bored, and disappointed in Cornelia's lack of affection, Carl decides to answer an advertisement from the Serial Letter Company, which promises real letters, delivering comfort and entertainment, from imaginary persons. Carl signs up for their love letter program, thi... 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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The Autobiography of a Bellboy

By: Allison Hardy

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Private Edition: 1965-01-01

Seller ID: 7-5-1909

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Red dust jacket is heavily chipped and missing a piece on the front. The dust jacket is cello-taped to the book. Book is green wraps. The header in the book is The Autobiography of a Pimp. Pages yellowing but overall clean.No title or copyright page.A fascinating story of a young boy who starts work as a bell hop in a hotel. He quickly learned that a bright young lad can make spare money by supplying traveling salesmen with a means of relaxation. View more info

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Tom Swift and the captive planetoid (New Tom Swift, Jr., adventures)

By: Appleton, Victor

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1967-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3-5-969

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


First edition. Pictorial hard cover with orange spine, #29, 174 pages.Rear lists to #29 Tom Swift and the Captive Planetoid. Tinted top edge. Very Good. Light rubbing on edges and cover. Book slightly askew. Spine sun faded. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.Illustrated by: Ray Johnson. #29 in the Tom Swift series. View more info

Touchdown Pass (#1: Chip Hilton Series)

By: Bee, Clair; Frontis [Illustrator]

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1948-01-01

Seller ID: 2-4-1900

Condition: Used: Very Good


Stain on upper corner. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.In the process of learning to go beyond himself and to reach out to others, high school star football player Chip Hilton uncovers an act of sabotage at the local pottery. View more info

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Your Manners Are Showing: The Handbook of Teen-Age Know-How

By: Betty Betz; Betty Betz [Illustrator]; Anne Clark [Contributor];

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1946-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4-5-1625

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


First edition. Bumped corners. Edge wear to corners and spine. Previous owner's name on endpaper. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.From author's Introduction, "The teen set, just starting their rounds of parties and dances NEED a special, private etiquette book of their own, so here it is, kids! But why wait 'til it's too late? Get on the right track now and insure your social security for the rest of your play days and evenings. Read before you go to a dance, not after the ball is over. The trouble with etiquette books is that they're like dentists...you never pay any attention to them... View more info

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Vintage Dana Girls Secret at Lone Tree Cottage DJ Keene [Hardcover]

By: Carolyn Keene

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Grosset and Dunlap: 1934-01-01

Seller ID: 622

Condition: Used: Good


Carolyn Keene, Illustrated, Grosset & Dunlap, 1934, later edition, Lavender Cloth Hardcover with Dust jacket, 218 Pages, Number 2, Green Pictorial endpapers. Back of dust jacket has "by the author of Nancy Drew". Books list to The clue of The Rusty Key on front dj flap. Good. DJ is poor and in pieces with chipping, rubbing, tears and pieces missing from top and bottom of spine. DJ has been taped together but is now front and back cover are detached at the spine. Book cover fading on the bottom of the spine. Corners bumped. Name on 1942 date written on back of frontis. Book askew and to... View more info

Nancy Drew the Hidden Staircase

By: Carolyn Keene

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1959-01-01

Seller ID: 3-5-961

Condition: Collectible: Good


The back cover is solid yellow with no images or title lists and the spine had no volume number. Inside it is noted as a book club edition. Top closed page edges were not inked, they were plain. Blue multi-scene endpapers. Good. Rubbing on edges and corners. Back cover has stains and marks that go along the yellow edge on the inside cover. Blue endpapers cut smaller than boards so part of board shows on edges. Small stains on outside page edges. Previous owner's borrowing history on plain endpapers in pencil. Book slightly askew. Corners bumped.Overall inside pages clean and binding is tight.... View more info

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The Selected Poems of Clementine Barker SIGNED

By: Clementine Barker

Price: $500.00

Publisher: The Naylor Company: 1940-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: b2-2-1817

Condition: Used: Very Good


First Edition. Inscribed and signed by author, "To the Raymond Samples with all good wishes for a happy, prosperous 1941 from The R Wm Archers who encouraged and assisted the author in the production of this Book, Sincerely Clementine Barker Dec. 24, 1940." Dust jacket is rubbed, heavily chipped, missing pieces and stained. small cigarette burn on front of dust jacket and book cover. Dust jacket front detached at spine from the other part. Yellowing on inside front board and endpaper. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.Modern and meaningful are the Selected Poems of Clementine Barker. Mis... View more info

The nylon safari, by Rehna Cloete, "Tiny." With illus. by the author

By: Cloete, Rehna.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1956-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 77-3-1996

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Dust jacket is rubbed and chipped. Half title, page 1 and 2 have ragged edges where the publisher did not cut and the owner tore the pages apart. Inside pages are clean and binding is tight.This is the reasonably accurate story of a girl who got a great big diamond as an anniversary present. It was a rough diamond in the human shape of a White Hunter, the guide, philosopher, and friend of anyone unwary enough to embark on an African safari. View more info

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What is the kingdom of heaven?

By: Clutton-Brock, Arthur

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Methuen: 1925-01-01

Edition: 6th

Seller ID: 3-1-1823

Condition: Used: Good


Purple cloth hardcover.Cover is sunfaded, chipped on toe of spine small spots of cloth deterioration, gilt titles gone. Endpapers yellow with a couple of small stains. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.The author's contention is that Christ's doctrine of the Kingdom of Heaven has been ignored. The doctrine is not the center of Christian thought and teaching, and in this book he contends that it ought to be. View more info

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Osro Cobb of Arkansas Memories of Historical Significance: Memoirs of Historical Significance

By: Cobb, Osro; Griffee, Carol [Editor]

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Osro Cobb: 1990-06-01

Seller ID: b2-4-14

ISBN: 0914546813

Condition: Used: Very Good


Back cover has some paper residue attached to it. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. This is authentic history written by the man who helped make it. Osro Cobb was born in Montgomery County (Arkansas) in 1904. He has given a lifetime of inspired and dedicated service to the state, both in and out of high public positions. He helped develop the two-party system in Arkansas by service in the state legislature, as a Republican candidate for Governor in 1936 and by the passage of Initiated Act 3 of 1948, which he wrote making fair elections possible. His role as U.S. Attorney in the 1957 Cen... View more info

Selected Recipes

By: Complied By St. Margaret's Guild, Trinity Cathedral

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Wagner's Printery: 1922-01-01

Seller ID: 77-3-1978

Condition: Used: Acceptable


Hard cover, was tan or white, very dirty, 284 numbered pages. Pages are chipped and stained. Recipe paper clipped to the front pages, Moderate pencil notes in the book. Center pages have been taped and are loose. Back endpapers detached but all pages are present. A well loved book.634 pages including index, black and white photo illustrations of subjects, about a page of biography per person, not all are pictured, but there are pictures on almost every other page. View more info

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Dr Lavendar's People Margaret Deland 1903 First Edition

By: Deland, Margaret

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harper and Brothers: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001184

Condition: Used: Good


Green Pictorial Cloth Hardcover; 369 Pages, 1903, First Edition, Bent corners. Name on endpaper. Spine has slight wear on toe and heal. Pages clean and binding tight.The scene of them all is laid in Old Chester in New England. Dr. Lavender is the minister and also the Providence of the place, and all the problems of human life which can be produced in a little town are brought to him for solution. And yet, although the author gives us the feeling that Dr. Lavender is in truth the centre of the life of Old Chester, she does it more by inference than by deliberately setting out to paint his ... View more info

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The search for the lost flyers;: Or Ted Scott over the West Indies, (Ted Scott flying stories, 5)

By: Dixon, Franklin W

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1928-01-01

Seller ID: c18-3-145

Condition: Used: Very Good


Red Cloth hardcover with Airplane on the cover in black. Cover has light rubbing, bumped corners and sun faded spine with some cloth deterioration. Previous owner's name and return to on inside front board. Pages yellowing.Small stains on outside page edges. Book askew. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.Book series of flying stories. This is Ted Scott over the West Indies. Book 5 in the series. View more info