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The Story of William Penn

By: Aliki

Price: $9.50

Publisher: NJ, Prentice-Hall Inc.: 1964

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller Id: 36850


Tight bright former library book with pocket and all pages present. Tape marks on endpapers. 32 pp. Unclipped dj in mylar shows some wear at head of spine and subsequent areas at head of dj panel approx 1" from spine, displays well. Story of the early Quaker settlers illustrated in color and blw throughout. View more info

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Diogenes The Story of the Greek Philosopher

By: Aliki

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NJ, Prentice-Hall: 1968

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 43010


Brown cloth covered boards, light color loss at still sharp tips. Text tight and unmarked. DJ in new mylar is price clipped and has a sizable chip out of rear panel, small closed tear at head of frt panel and color loss at lightly rubbed tips. 32pp. View more info

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Mountain of My Dreams The Early Years, The Middle Years, The Later Years. Book 1, 2 & 3

By: Antony, Richard T.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Authorhouse: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 36869


3 books for one price. All are in fine condition. Isbn's 1418404926, 1403384355, 9781434301543. Two published by Authorhouse, Book #1 (The Early Years) published by 1st Books. Story of country living in Rappahannock, Virginia by local author. View more info

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The Legacy of Delta High School Reflections of a Graduate

By: Beakes, Kendall Douglas

Price: $12.00

Publisher: VA, Bookcrafters: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 45337


Brand new, uncreased 139 pg 1st edition paperback biography illustrated with b/w photos. View more info

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Saxophone Boy SIGNED

By: Bell, Bill

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Tundra Books of Northern New York: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 45170


1st edition hardcover signed by author, dedicated to Debbie on title page. Burgundy cloth boards with bright gilt title rubbed at tips and marked, 24 pp text fine. The author-illustrator describes his childhood in Philadelphia and tells how he made two of his dreams come true by becoming a professional saxophone player and a painter. View more info

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Ferdinand Magellan Why They Became Famous Series

By: Bitossi, Sergio; Translated By Stephen Thorne

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Silver Burdett & Co.: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 21200


1st edition paperback with owner's name on fep, light color loss to extremities of brown glossy card covers, 62 pp text fine. Recounts how the 16th century Portuguese explorer launched the first voyage around the world, although he met his death before his men completed the expedition. View more info

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Remembering Davey Portrait of an American Hero

By: Bolton, Clyde and Mike

Price: $7.50

Publisher: AL, The Birmingham News: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 19868


1st edition paperback shows lightly rubbed and bumped edges. Front cover vertically creased and both covers somewhat curled. Text tight and bright. Well illustrated with b/w photos. 121 pp. Biography, dedication of Davey Allison, Stock Car Driver. View more info

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Gen George Washington

By: Bragdon, Henry W.; Keller, Allan; Cullen, Joseph P.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: U.S.A., Eastern Acorn Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 19768


1st edition paperback with corners slightly rubbed. 48 pp illustrated with b/w photos & maps. View more info

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Lafayette. Real People Series

By: Brink, Carol Ryrie

Price: $8.00

Publisher: CA, California State Department of Education: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 19420


1st edition paperback with light surface wear & color loss on cover from storage, innards as new. Real People Series #7. 36 pp. View more info

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Pilgrim's Progress

By: Bunyan, John; Retold By Gary D. Schmidt

Price: $10.00

Publisher: MI, William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40806


1st edition hardcover has marbled boards with copper gilt sword on cover. Tips barely bumped (not rubbed). No dj. Illust by Barry Moser. 76 pp text flawless. The pilgrim Christian undertakes the dangerous journey to the Celestial City, experiencing physical and spiritual obstacles along the way. View more info

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Both Sides of The Canvas SIGNED

By: Burgess, Mary Hayden

Price: $28.00

Publisher: IN, Authorhouse: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 36636


1st edition paperback signed by author on title page: "To Susan, Best wishes, Mary Burgess". 256 pg memoir illustrated in b/w tells of the life story of the young daughter of the last American vice governor general of The Philippines who grew up in Ann Arbor, Michigan. During WWII she volunteered with the American Red Cross, then after the war, moved to Wyoming to raise a family and take up painting. Her husband died from Alzheimer's disease. "A heartfelt mem... View more info

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Children of the Southern Cross

By: Burks, Arthur J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Maryknoll Publications: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 30039


1st edition hardcover with bumped spine ends, internally crisp and unmarked. Unclipped DJ worn at tips with soil mark on front panel, one inch closed tear and 1/4 in chip at foot of rear panel, displays well in new mylar. Not exlib. 132 pages. Book on the Mundurucu Indians in the jungles of Brazil. 13 tales in this volume w/ very nice illustrations. View more info

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Pink Goddess The Jayne Mansfield Story

By: Callan, Michael Feeney

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, W.H. Allen: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45568


Solid 1st edition hardcover with bumped tips and spine ends, few dings in foot of frt board. Unclipped dj in new mylar shows a few light wrinkles along top edge of frt board, else fine. 224 pp text crisp and unmarked. Profusely illust with b/w photos, it is a fitting memento of a brief but sensational career. View more info

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A Highland Childhood SIGNED

By: Campbell, Aileen

Price: $45.00

Publisher: VA, Knockfarrel Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 38594


Fine 1st edition, twice signed by Author: Presentation copy with author's signature and dedication on title page: "To Meg, My dear friend. Blessings, Aileen Campbell 10.7.05". As new inside and out in bright plaid paper covers with lovely and soft watercolor art on cover and throughout. 63 pp crisp, bright & unmarked. A delightful collection of stories and original artwork by Aileen Campbell, taking you on a journey of her childhood adventures in the Scottish Hig... View more info

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Mao Papers Anthology and Bibliography

By: Ch'en, Jerome

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Oxford University Press: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41182


1st edition hardcover with sharp tips and bumped spine ends, crossed out name on fep. Unclipped dj sunned on back strip, title barely legible, now in new protective mylar 221 pp. Collection of unpublished or little-known writings of Mao Tse-tung in English and Chinese. Includes bibliography. View more info

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And Tyler Too

By: Chidsey, Donald Barr

Price: $12.50

Publisher: TN, Thomas Nelson Inc: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 30413


1st edition hardcover in blue boards with gray spine. 158 pp., including index. Crossed out library name on front end page, Stated First Edition, Ex-lib with pocket pulled but all pages present. Crisp text. Unclipped dj flaps glued to pastedns. Biography of John Tyler, Virginia gentleman - who became President after William Henry Harrison died, and was embarrassed by the Hard Cider campaign that propelled him into the White House. View more info

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Thomas Alva Edison

By: Clark, G. Glenwood

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, E. P. Dutton: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 11924


Tight and bright in pictorial orange buckram boards. Occasional fingerprinting, library names crossed out, pocket pulled but all pages present, 165 pp. View more info

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Cecil Aldin's Dogs and Hounds

By: Collens, Rupert

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, The Lambourn Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41583


Lovely brown hardcover with bright gilt titles. Bumped at head of spine in shipping, else as new in unclipped color illust dj in new mylar (also bumped). 112 pp. Oblong 8vo measuring 9 1/2" tall x 11 5/8" long x 3/4" thick. This absolutely gorgeous coffee table book that everyone will enjoy details the life's work of one of our very favorite artists. Profusely illustrated with b/w sketches, b/w photographs and color plates throughout. Chapter One: The First T... View more info

Harry S. Truman

By: Collins, David R.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: NY, Garrard Publishing Co.: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45736


Negligible rubbing on still sharp tips & spine ends of taupe cloth covered boards in illustrated, un-clipped (and unpriced) dj flap. One small 'ding' on foot and two 'dings' on head of board edges, spine of dj sunned but title remains quite legible. 80 pp is text tight and bright, with one taped tear and a few library stamps on page margins and a marker D written on frt pastedn. A brief biography of the "common man" from Missouri who became the thirty-second... View more info

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The Journey of Burke and Wills

By: Colwell, Max

Price: $8.50

Publisher: London, Paul Hamlyn: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 37499


1st edition in colorful pictorial boards with very small rub near head of back strip. Vivid pictorial end papers surround the 61 pages of tight & bright text which has no writing, tears, soil or blemishes. A wonderful tale of Robert O'Hara Burke and William John Wills and the first expedition to make it across the Australian Inland to the west coast. View more info