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Julia Harrington, Winnebago, Iowa, 1913

By: Bissell, Richard Pike

Price: $15.00  $12.75

Publisher: Little, Brown: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 30536

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


Written in the voice of a 13-year-old girl who is witty and bright. This "journal" of hers shows a young lady who takes all her perks for granted and uses advertisements to illustrate her entries. An example is a color full-page advertisement of ladies fashionable hats of the day. The author also illustrated all these beautiful "ads" and was himself born in 1913 near Winnebago. Lovely to read and lovely to look at. Red cloth boards and endpapers. A gift n... View more info

Natives In Transition

By: James, Gatty

Price: $17.01  $14.46

Publisher: New York, Vantage Press: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 11498

ISBN: 0533083427

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket


Small scuff on front of DJ, red marker slash thru original price, stain on spine edge of DJ. ; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall - 8" to 9" tall; 312 pages; 11498 View more info

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Elkhorn Tavern

By: Jones, Douglas C.

Price: $6.50  $5.53

Publisher: Holt, Rinehart and Winston: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 22605

ISBN: 0030509262

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


When Martin Hasford marched off to fight in the War Between the States, he left his wife and children behind to care for their small Arkansas farm. Awaiting her husband's return, Ora and her children faced deprivation, theft, and two invading armies that brought war to their doorstep at the Battle of Pea Ridge. DJ moderately worn; top edge spotted ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 311 pages; 22605 View more info

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The Peaceable Kingdom

By: Kennelly, Ardyth

Price: $17.01  $14.46

Publisher: Houghton and Mifflin: 1949

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 12310

Condition: Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


A woman in Salt Lake City, Utah, in the eighteen-nineties (the polygamous 2nd wife of Olaf) created something large and moving out of a multitude of little things. Tattered DJ in mylar. Endpapers and page edges foxed. ; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; 12310 View more info

The Chess Players

By: Keyes, Frances Parkinson

Price: $16.50  $14.03

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Cudahy: 1960

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 11590

Condition: Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


Bookplate, edgeworn DJ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 533 pages; 11590 View more info

The Explorer

By: Keyes, Frances Parkinson

Price: $13.00  $11.05

Publisher: Mcgraw Hill: 1964

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 16904

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


DJ in mylar. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 433 pages; 16904 View more info

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The Royal Box

By: Keyes, Frances Parkinson

Price: $10.40  $8.84

Publisher: Julian Messner: 1954

Seller ID: 29072

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ, moderately chipped and torn, on back panel in new mylar. ; Book Club Edition; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 303 pages; 29072 View more info

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The Royal Box

By: Keyes, Frances Parkinson

Price: $9.95  $8.46

Publisher: Julian Messner: 1954

Seller ID: 16906

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


Edgeworn, torn DJ in new mylar. ; Book Club Edition; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 16906 View more info

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The Southerners

By: Lee, Edna

Price: $9.95  $8.46

Publisher: Appleton Century Crofts: 1953

Seller ID: 29071

ISBN: 29071

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Mildly edgeworn DJ has a closed tear on spine. ; Book Club Edition; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 407 pages; Upload image to Amazon View more info

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Brimstone Club

By: Mason, F. Van Wyck

Price: $15.00  $12.75

Publisher: Little, Brown: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 17728

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


A lusty story of England before the American Revolution. Edgewear to DJ, in mylar book jacket cover. ; Small 4to - 9" to 11" tall; 338 pages; 17728 View more info

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Rivers Of Glory

By: Mason, F. Van Wyck

Price: $13.00  $11.05

Publisher: J. B. Lippincott: 1942

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 14504

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Typical 50 year-old wear to cloth boards, spine title fading. ; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; 14504 View more info

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Eagle In The Sky

By: Mason, F. Van Wyck

Price: $9.95  $8.46

Publisher: J. B. Lippincott: 1948

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 16965

ISBN: 16965

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


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Eagle In The Sky

By: Mason, F. Van Wyck

Price: $9.95  $8.46

Publisher: J. B. Lippincott: 1948

Seller ID: 18095

Condition: Very Good in Poor dust jacket


18095. This book deals with events, places and people during the final years of the war for independence. With it, as in three previous historical novels (Three Harbours, Stars on the Sea, and Rivers of Glory) the author presents in authentic detail and color the romance and high adventure of our early struggles to become a nation. DJ chipped and torn, in new mylar. ; Book Club Edition; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; 18095 View more info

Enough Good Men

By: Mercer, Charles

Price: $13.00  $11.05

Publisher: Putnam: 1960

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 19874

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Previous owner's bookplate, edgewear, small closed tears. ; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; 447 pages; 19874 View more info

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Where Shadows Go

By: Price, Eugenia

Price: $10.40  $8.84

Publisher: Doubleday: 1993

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 26835

ISBN: 0385267029

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


America's first lady of storytelling takes up where her best-selling Bright Captivity left off, recreating life on a nineteenth-century plantation in the vivid, dramatic second volume of The Georgia Trilogy. Moderate wear to DJ extremities. ; Georgia Trilogy Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 646 pages; 26835 View more info

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Diamond Wedding

By: Steele, Wilbur Daniel

Price: $23.50  $19.98

Publisher: Doubleday: 1950

Edition: Stated 1st Edition

Seller ID: 19166

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Map endpapers. Previous owner's name, gilt spine titling faded. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 309 pages; 19166 View more info

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Touched With Fire

By: Tebbel, John

Price: $6.00  $5.10

Publisher: E. P. Dutton & Co.: 1952

Seller ID: 29078

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


One of the greatest adventure stories in all history--that's how historians describe the incredible journeys of Robert Cavelier, the man we know as La Salle, who was first to explore the mighty Mississippi to its mouth. Here is the adventure and romance of the highest order, but based solidly on the true story of La Salle's amazing life, a story no invention could ever equal. Edgeworn and chipped DJ with one closed tear on rear panel, in new mylar. Map endpapers; Book Cl... View more info

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Judas, My Brother, The Story Of The Thirteenth Disciple

By: Yerby, Frank

Price: $6.00  $5.10

Publisher: Dial Press: 1968

Seller ID: 29075

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Mr. Yerby has stripped the veil of myth from history and rendered it in passionate human terms upon a canvas of epic proportions. Here are the green hills of Galilee and the Holy Temple of Jerusalem, the gladiatorial arena of Rome and the desert of Judea, etc. ; Edgeworn DJ. ; Book Club Edition; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 475 pages; 29075 View more info