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Image for My Mother Built The Fire Stories of Growing Up in the Country

My Mother Built The Fire Stories of Growing Up in the Country

By: Hilliard, Jack

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Hester Publications: 1998

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 26285

Condition: Very Good


Inscribed by author. True stories of growing up in the West Tennessee countryside before WWII. Told in the southern country English commonly used at the time. Very minor wear. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 130 pages; 26285; Signed by Author View more info

Image for Public Like A Frog, Entering the Lives of Three Great Americans

Public Like A Frog, Entering the Lives of Three Great Americans

By: Houston, Jean

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Wheaton, IL, Quest Books: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 28766

ISBN: 0835606945

Condition: Very Good


SIGNED on title page by Jean Houston. The three Americans are Emily Dickinson, Thomas Jefferson, and Helen Keller. The title is from a poem by Emily Dickinson. First few pages lightly creased, bottom corners lightly curled. ; The Mystery School: American Archetypes Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 294 pages; 28766; Signed by Author View more info

Image for Robert Browning's Literary Life, From First Work To Masterpiece

Robert Browning's Literary Life, From First Work To Masterpiece

By: Hudson, Gertrude R.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Austin, TX, Eakin Press: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 27988

ISBN: 0890158878

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Inscribed by Aunt Gertrude (Gertrude Reese Hudson) , dated 1992. An examination of an extensive body of material, including letters, memoirs, diaries, and a large number of reviews, has made it possible to modify or expand existing ideas concerning Browning's literary career and to present new ones. Elizabeth Barrett Browning appears on several pages. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 638 pages; 27988; Signed by Author View more info

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The Calling

By: Hughes, Mary Gray

Price: $40.00

Publisher: University of Illinois Press: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16089

ISBN: 0252008421

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Signed: For Anne, much much loved by Hart, much valued & much loved by me--Mary Gray (Marietta) . Inscription dated February 19, 1982. Stories include: The Foreigner in the Blood; Neil; A Lift; Luz; The Calling; Beginnings; Consider the Lily; The Thousand Springs; The Valley of Zibelu; The Rock Garden; The Judge. DJ is edgeworn, rubbed and front flap fold is torn. In mylar book jacket cover. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 141 pages; 16089; Signed by Author View more info

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Burros And Paintbrushes A Mexican Adventure

By: Jackson, Everett Gee

Price: $23.00

Publisher: College Station, TX, Texas A & M University Press: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 25768

ISBN: 0890962294

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Inscribed by Jackson on half-title page. Author is a widely exhibited painter, illustrator of fine books, and professor emeritus of art, San Diego State University. He attended Texas A&M and the Art Institute of Chicago before beginning the four-year artist’s sojourn in Mexico, where he was honored with Mexican expositions of his work chronicled in this book. ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 151 pages; 25768; Signed by Author View more info

Image for Hearts Of Glass The Novel of Women Who Put Down Their Drinks...and Take Up Their Lives

Hearts Of Glass The Novel of Women Who Put Down Their Drinks...and Take Up Their Lives

By: Jeffords, Nicole

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Crown: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 30683

ISBN: 051758638x

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


SIGNED by Jeffords. Three women, Charlie, Musette and Gwen, whose lives have been shattered by alcohol begin the struggle to stay sober and have to confront the ghosts of their pasts. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 362 pages; 30683; Signed by Author View more info

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Los Alamos

By: Kanon, Joseph

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, Broadway Books: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 20427

ISBN: 0553062247

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


SIGNED. A thriller set in Los Alamos, New Mexico, during the final years of World War II follows a murder investigation that leads into the top-secret heart of the Manhattan Project. Winner of the Edgar award for first novel, signed by author Kanon. Slight slant. ; Small 4to - 9" to 11" tall; 403 pages; 20427; Signed by Author View more info

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Shaping The Future, Business Design Through Information Technology

By: Keen, Peter G. W.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Harvard Business School Press: 1991

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 23480

ISBN: 0875842372

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR. Chapters: Management Responsibility in the 1990s; Competitive Positioning through Information Technology; Geographic Positioning; Redesigning the Organization; Redeploying Human Capital; Managing the Economics; Positioning the IT Platform; Aligning Business and Technology. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 264 pages; 23480; Signed by Author View more info

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Best Friends

By: Kellogg, Steven

Price: $33.00

Publisher: NY, Dial Books for Young Readers: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15371

ISBN: 0803700997

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


SIGNED "for my friend Jenny from (inside heart) Steve Kellogg" beside author's sketch of puppy with long ears. From School Library Journal's Review: Kindergarten-Grade 3 Kellogg's "fantastical" nature is more than evident in his latest title. Best friends Kathy and Louise share everything together. When Louise goes away for the summer, Kathy sees the neighborhood literally and figuratively as a barren desert. Finally a postcard arrives, Louise (the traito... View more info

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Bluegrass

By: Kennelly, Alice E.

Price: $13.00

Publisher: NY, Exposition Press: 1949

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 28505

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Inscribed by Alice Kennelly. Minor age wear. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 46 pages; 28505; Signed by Author View more info

Image for Restoring The Village, Values, And Commitment, --Solutions for the Black Family

Restoring The Village, Values, And Commitment, --Solutions for the Black Family

By: Kunjufu, Jawanza

Price: $30.00

Publisher: African American Images: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 28002

ISBN: 0913543470

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Inscribed by author. Jawanza Kunjufu is an educational consultant with African American Images. He is constantly on the lecture circuit with over 30 different workshops, addressing students, parents, teachers, churches, and community residents. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 194 pages; 28002; Signed by Author View more info

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Poems

By: Larsen, Katharine Wood

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Self Published: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 30559

Condition: Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued


Inscribed by author, ending with "aloha". Several of the poems are of Hawaiian subjects. Boards are burnt orange, darkened a little to brown. Gilt titling. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 45 pages; 30559; Signed by Author View more info

Image for Ghost Stories Of The Estes Valley, Vol.1

Ghost Stories Of The Estes Valley, Vol.1

By: Lasky, Celeste

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Write On Publications: 1998

Edition: 8th Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 30151

ISBN: 0964333139

Condition: As New


18 stories told to the author about ghosts they've experienced. Signed by Celeste Lasky on title page. ; Vol. 1; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 53 pages; 30151; Signed by Author View more info

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Memos From Mimi

By: Lawrence, Mattie

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Exposition Press: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 18125

ISBN: 0682472549

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


SIGNED BY AUTHOR: "Welcome To My Special World! Love, Mattie Lawrence". A grandmother's poetry written to her grandchildren. DJ chipped at upper edge. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 64 pages; 18125; Signed by Author View more info

Image for Poodle An Illustrated History of the Reign of Ikus P. Q. R. S. Aroonus

Poodle An Illustrated History of the Reign of Ikus P. Q. R. S. Aroonus

By: Lusk, Martha B.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Centennial Press: 1977

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 29014

ISBN: 0822016621

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


SIGNED by Martha Lusk. Rubbed, soiled lightly chipped DJ. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 154 pages; 29014; Signed by Author View more info

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Catching Fireflies

By: Lytle, Marcy

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Greenville, SC, Ambassador International: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 27254

ISBN: 193230777X

Condition: As New


Signed by Marcy Lytle. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 200 pages; 27254; Signed by Author View more info

Ted Malone Presents The American Album of Poetry

By: Malone, Ted

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Bookmark Press: 1941

Edition: 7th Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 30429

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


SIGNED BY TED MALONE beneath his frontispiece. DJ badly worn, chipped and torn. Enclosed in a mylar cover to protect it from further damage. ; 412 pages; 30429; Signed by Author View more info

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Out Of The Lean Years

By: Martin, Andrew B.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Merriam, KS, Allied Publishing Group: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 11782

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Author-Signed bookplate on pastedown: "Commemorative edition celebrating the 50th anniversary of the arrival at Ottawa University of Andrew B. Martin, 1935-1985, Andrew B. Martin, President Emiritus, Presented to Marian Cune". Dr. Martin passed away before the book could be published. Green boards, white illustrated DJ. Heel of spine lightly bumped. ; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall - 8" to 9" tall; 111 pages; 11782; Signed by Author View more info

Image for A Boy From Atchee Tales of Shanty Irish

A Boy From Atchee Tales of Shanty Irish

By: McCoy, James L.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Goodyear, AZ, Shantee Irish Press: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 30106

ISBN: 0915941015

Condition: Near Fine


Author's label on inside rear cover, introduction card pasted to inside front cover with notes by the author. Inscribed with a note to read aloud for fun. Also laid in at page 76 is what appears to be a holiday card from the author, not used. From the rear cover: A Boy from Atchee is the ruminations of an Irish youngster who grew up on the high plains of the American West in the first part of the 20th Century. His father a railroad man and he a teacher, Jim McCoy paints ... View more info

Image for Atlantic Wings, Written And Illustrated By Kenneth McDonough

Atlantic Wings, Written And Illustrated By Kenneth McDonough

By: McDonough, Kenneth

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hertfordshire, England, Model Aeronautical Press: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 29056

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


SIGNED by Kenneth McDonough. First edition copy No. 322 label on front pastedown. This is the story of the conquest of an ocean; the linking of the Old World to the New by aeroplane. It attempts to create, by word and picture, the atmosphere of an age of vibrating fabric, the acrid fume of burning oil and cellulose dope, when two hundred miles an hour was still a magic figure. An age of hand-made aeroplanes, of pilots and navigators still learning their craft. Chips alon... View more info