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The Radiant Trail Poems of Courage and Inspiration

By: Armes, Sybil Leonard

Price: $9.95  $8.46

Publisher: Nashville, TN, Broadman Press: 1947

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 14558

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Mrs. Armes third book of poetry. Corners bumped. Front flap of missing DJ laid in. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 63 pages; 14558N View more info

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Sentimental Tommy, The Story of His Boyhood

By: Barrie, J. M.

Price: $6.00  $5.10

Publisher: London, Cassell: 1920

Seller ID: 21240

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Blue covers, Barrie's gilt initials on front, spine with gilt lettering faded & torn at head and heel, extremities worn. Previous owner's name; top edge gilt. ; The Works of J. M. Barrie Series; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 452 pages; 21240 View more info

Bedside Book Of Famous French Stories

By: Becker, Belle, and Robert N. Linscott (editors)

Price: $16.50  $14.03

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1945

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 13644

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Previous owner's name. Spine faded. Authors include Balzac, Sand, Gautier, Flaubert, Daudet, Zola, Maupassant, Sartre, et al. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 427 pages; 13644Nss View more info

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Coinage of the Artaxiads of Armenia Special Publication - Royal Numismatic Society ; No. 10

By: Bedoukian, Paul Z

Price: $28.00  $23.80

Publisher: Royal Numismatic Society: 1978

Seller ID: 31016

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


8 plates at end of book. Most scholars have paid little attention to the coinage of the Artaxiads as primary historical source material. Dr. Bedoukian has gathered material of the Artaxiad period, and he presents here a systematic survey of the coinage series. Light wear at extremities. Previous owner's gift note. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 81 pages; 31016 View more info

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Seven Beaver Skins, A Story Of The Dutch In New Amsterdam

By: Berry, Erick

Price: $12.00  $10.20

Publisher: Philadelpha, PA, John C. Winston: 1948

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 30053

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Covers the period around 1660, before the British took over the New Netherlands for the first time and while Peter Stuyvesant was still Director General of the West India Company and governor of the colony. Ages from juvenile to adult. Bump on front edge of front board. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 275 pages; 30053 View more info

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Better Reading Prose, Explanatory and Persuasive

By: Blair, Walter and John C. Gerber

Price: $23.00  $19.55

Publisher: Scott, Foresman and Company: 1945

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 30771

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Blue cloth boards with gilt titling. Spine darkened with gilt title faded. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 596 pages; 30771 View more info

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France Under The Republic

By: Brogan, D. W.

Price: $17.01  $14.46

Publisher: NY, Harper & Brothers: 1940

Seller ID: 25528

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Binding shaky, boards edgeworn, previous owner's name and light stains to flypage. Occasional underlining primarily in the front half. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 744 pages; 25528 View more info

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Reluctant Hussy

By: Burke, Richard

Price: $11.00  $9.35

Publisher: London, Jarrolds Publishers: 1947

Seller ID: 12323

Condition: Very Good- in Fair dust jacket


This is a light-hearted, vivid tale of the San Francisco of 1904, recapturing the thrill and expectancy of its night life, its food, wine, and songs, and its multi-millionaires and fine-feathered soubrettes. Edgeworn covers, foxed page edges. Jacket is tattered and torn, in new mylar Book Jacket Cover. ; Small 8vo - 7½" to 8" tal; 224 pages; 12323 View more info

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This Thing Called Love

By: Carfrae, Elizabeth

Price: $12.00  $10.20

Publisher: NY, Triangle Books: 1934

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 11592

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Romance in the old days! Red cloth boards, silver title, red ribbon marker. Pages tanned, rear gutter cracked, previous owner's bookplate on flyleaf, edgewear. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 250 pages; 11592 View more info

The Dinosaur Book

By: Colbert, Edwin H.

Price: $12.00  $10.20

Publisher: NY, The American Museum of Natural History: 1945

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 24890

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Clippings laid in at page 41; previous owner's name; publisher's card advising purchaser the book was produced in war time under conditions of great difficulty in obtaining paper and labor laid in. Light edgewear. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 156 pages; 24890 View more info

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Black Rock: A Tale Of The Selkirks

By: Connor, Ralph

Price: $12.00  $10.20

Publisher: Donohue Brothers: N.D.

Seller ID: 30002

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


A western-genre fiction by a prolific writer. Green spotted cloth boards, paper paste-on picture. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 224 pages; 30002 View more info

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The Plains of Abraham

By: Curwood, James Oliver

Price: $18.00  $15.30

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday, Doran & Company , Inc.: 1928

Edition: Stated 1st Edition

Seller ID: 31343

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


During the last half of the eighteenth century, in what was then New France (now part of Canada) , Daniel "James" Bulain, son of a French habitant and of an English schoolmaster's daughter sees his world turned upside-down as his family and the people of the neighbors are massacred by a war party of Mohawks. In his escape into the wilderness he is united with the unrequited love of his childhood, Toinette Tonteur, when they are captured by a war party of Senecas,... View more info

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Aquinas Selected Political Writings

By: D'Entreves, A. P. (Ed.)

Price: $12.00  $10.20

Publisher: Oxford, United Kingdom, Basil Blackwell: 1948

Seller ID: 12823

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


This translation from J. G. Dawson was based on the writings of St. Thomas Aquinas's political thought in the 13th century in Italy. Page 69 dogeared; top corner of front board frayed, spine faded. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 199 pages; 12823 View more info

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A Tale of Two Cities

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $12.00  $10.20

Publisher: The MacMillan Company: 1930

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 14949

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Macmillan Pocket Classics Series; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 631 pages; 14949 View more info

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The Posthumous Papers Of The Pickwick Club

By: Dickens, Charles (edited by H. G. Buehler and Lawrence Mason, Revised by H. Y. Moffett)

Price: $14.00  $11.90

Publisher: NY, Heritage Press: 1938

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 26056

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Except for chapter one, each chapter has a "summary" of that chapter. Gray decorated boards, gilt oval title on spine tanned; 8 color plates, red topstain. Rear flyleaf has a closed tear. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 764 pages; 26056 View more info

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1919 [Nineteen Nineteen]

By: Dos Passos, John

Price: $25.00  $21.25

Publisher: NY, Harcourt, Brace and Co: 1932

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 30901

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Book two in his trilogy, U. S. A. In 1998, the Modern Library of America ranked the U. S. A. Trilogy 23rd on its list of the 100 best English-language novels of the 20th century. Faded red cloth boards are rubbed, spine sunned, soiled and edgeworn; previous owner's name, rear gutter shaky. Text block is clean. A reading copy only for this literature-collectable book. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 473 pages; 30901 View more info

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The Outline Of Literature In Three Volumes,

By: Drinkwater, John

Price: $68.00  $57.80

Publisher: NY, Putnam's: 1924

Seller ID: 28822

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Spine edges of all three volumes spotted, gilt titling faded. 1st volume: 4th printing, 1924. Color plate at pg 256 chipped at bottom, 295 pgs; publisher's errata slip tipped in. 2nd volume: 1923 2nd printing, tissue missing from frontispiece, has "a plain story simply told" as subtitle; ditto 3rd volume. 3rd volume: 1st printing, tissue in front of frontispiece torn, pages 687-1136. Pg 947 folded; Foxing, edgewear and old bookplate on all 3 volumes. Bindings sti... View more info

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The University Library Volume Xxiv, December 17 - 31

By: Finley, John Huston (Editor-In-Chief)

Price: $17.01  $14.46

Publisher: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc.: 1927

Seller ID: 30886

Condition: Very Good+ with No dust jacket as issued


Contains 4 plates: Ray Stannard Baker ("David Grayson") [frontispiece]; Sidney Lanier; Giovanni Boccaccio; Harry Leon Wilson. Table of contents: Ghirlandajo; Alice Freeman Palmer; 5 poems for "Back to Nature"; The Little Man; Patient Griselda; 3 entries on "Travel"; Ruggles and Fate; A Day of Pleasant Bread; She Walks in Beauty; plus more entries by authors Charles Lamb, Edwin A. Alderman, Francis Thompson, Rudyard Kipling, Stewart Edward White. T... View more info

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The Lady Of Godey's Sarah Josepha Hale

By: Finley, Ruth E

Price: $50.00  $42.50

Publisher: J. Lippincott Co: 1931

Edition: 1st Edition; 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 26453

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


With 9 reproductions in color and 24 illustrations. The entire first page and a portion of the 2nd page of chapter one lists all her accomplishments, all after the age of 38 (amazing). Every Thanksgiving dinner we celebrate is due to Sarah Josepha Hale. In 1827, Mrs. Hale wrote an article about the economic rivalry between the north and south -- not slavery -- that would start a civil war. Usual ex-lib markings. Binding solid and clean. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9"... View more info

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The Tipton Home Story

By: Fooks, L. E

Price: $54.00  $45.90

Publisher: Austin, TX, Firm Foundation Publishing House: 1958

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 29786

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


The orphanage in Tipton, Oklahoma was first operated by the Church of Christ at Canadian, Texas, and later moved to Oklahoma. Brother Fook states that the church at Canadian, though caring for orphan children, had not started an institutional orphan home, and did not until much later learn that its child-care work had become an institution. PON and edgeworn. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 310 pages; 29786 View more info