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The Service of Security and Information

By: Wagner, Col. Arthur L.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Kansas City, Hudson-Kimberly Publishing Co.: 1903

Edition: Tenth Edition

Seller ID: 10001

Condition: Good


Dark blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine and front cover. Shelf wear, edge wear, corners worn through the cloth. Small tear at the head of the spine. Some signatures are loose and the title page is detached, but present. Clean interior, no writing. A serviceable reading copy. 244 pages with Appendices and Index. Illustrated with 17 plates including the frontispiece illustration. Includes Prefaces to the Ninth Edition, Third Edition, and First Edition (1893). A Biblio... View more info

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The Winning Edge: Oklahoma's Sooners - Why They Win

By: Fried, Jack and Jim Fried with Larry Lacewell and Galen Hall

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Self Published: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 10000

Condition: Very Good


Mild shelf wear, small corner tear to jacket and mild wear at the spine ends. 309 pages with numerous photos from Chief Photographer, Bennett Gardner (jacket photo by Rick Clarkson). Following the Table of Contents are 16 pages of color photographs of coaches and players, including Defensive Coordinator Larry Lacewell, who later became head coach at Arkansas State and Director of Scouting for the Dallas Cowboys. Lacewell has inscribed his photo to the book's previous own... View more info

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Ned Ward of Grubstreet: A Study of Sub-Literary London in the Eighteenth Century

By: Troyer, Howard William

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts, Harvard University Press: 1946

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 09999

Condition: Good


Bumping, shelf wear, and an edge-worn, price-clipped dust jacket protected now in a Brodart archival cover. 290 pages with Appendices (Bibliography of Writings of Edward Ward and Doubtful Attributions) and Index. Illustrated with eight black and white plates of London scenes and a frontispiece portrait of Ward. From the jacket: "Here is the first complete study of Edward Ward (1671-1731, one of the most colorful hack writers of all time, second only to Defoe in his age a... View more info

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The Furrow and Us

By: Jack, Walter Thomas

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, Dorrance & Company, Inc.: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09998

Condition: Very Good


Spine ends bumped, corners rubbed, Dust jacket in two pieces (spine part missing) and tattered. In a Brodart protective cover now to preserve what's left. 158 pages. The author's classic collection of agricultural essays on farming and soil conservation. Original edition from 1946. View more info

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The Second World War (Six Volume Set): The Gathering Storm, Their Finest Hour, The Grand Alliance, The Hinge of Fate, Closing the Ring, Triumph and Tragedy

By: Churchill, Winston S.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1948

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 09997

Condition: Good


Red and black cloth with gilt lettering. Six-volume set published 1948-1953. Later printings except for Volume 6, which includes the publication year on the title page (1953). Lacking dust jackets. Volume 1 has staining to the covers and is cracked at the copyright page; Volume 2 is cracked at the title page and the last page of the Index (this page also has a bookstore label or ticket affixed to it); Volumes 3 and 4 have some light spotting to the top edge of the page b... View more info

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Chronological Studies of the Pre-Ts'in Philosophers, Vol. I

By: Ch'ien Mu (Qian Mu)

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Hong Kong, Hong Kong University Press: 1956

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 09996

Condition: Very Good


Spine ends bumped, light moisture stain at the head of the spine and barely visible along the top edge of the covers. Clean interior, solid binding. Originally published in 1935, this second edition contains a considerable amount of new material. Title page in English and Chinese, Foreword in English by F.S. Drake at Hong Kong University. The remainder of the book is in Chinese. This book was published with a grant from the Harvard-Yenching Institute. Rare. View more info

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The Writings in Prose and Verse of Rudyard Kipling, Volume XXV: Rewards and Fairies

By: Kipling, Rudyard

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1911

Seller ID: 09995

Condition: Very Good


Reddish-brown cloth with gilt lettering and decoration to the spine and gilt border on the front cover as well as around an embossed, white elephant cameo in the center of the front cover. Top-edge gilt, fore-edge and bottom edge uncut linen paper. Rubbing to the spine, bumping to the corners, and some wear the gilt borders. Binding tight and square. Light foxing to the first and last several pages. 378 pages with illustrations from drawings by Frank Craig. Each illustra... View more info

Image for The Dramatick Writings of Will. Shakspere, with the Notes of all the various Commentators; Printed Complete from the First Editions of Sam. Johnson and Geo. Steevens. Volume the Thirteenth containing King Henry VI. Part 1 and King Henry VI. Part 2.

The Dramatick Writings of Will. Shakspere, with the Notes of all the various Commentators; Printed Complete from the First Editions of Sam. Johnson and Geo. Steevens. Volume the Thirteenth containing King Henry VI. Part 1 and King Henry VI. Part 2.

By: Shakespeare, William

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, John Bell: 1788

Seller ID: 09994

Condition: Fair


Leather-bound with gilt lettering and decoration to spine and gilt decorative border to the covers. Marbled endpapers. Measures 3.75 X 5.75 inches (9.5 X 14.5 cm). Wear to spine, edges, and corners. All edges gilt, scratched and darkened. Some light foxing around the endpapers. Previous owner name. Volume 13 with King Henry VI, Part 1 and 2. Two illustrations precede each play, depicting a scene from one of the acts, followed by "Observations" on the play: "Observations ... View more info

Image for The Dramatick Writings of Will. Shakspere, with the Notes of all the various Commentators; Printed Complete from the First Editions of Sam. Johnson and Geo. Steevens. Volume the Eighth containing Taming of the Shrew and All's Well that Ends Well.

The Dramatick Writings of Will. Shakspere, with the Notes of all the various Commentators; Printed Complete from the First Editions of Sam. Johnson and Geo. Steevens. Volume the Eighth containing Taming of the Shrew and All's Well that Ends Well.

By: Shakespeare, William

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, John Bell: 1788

Seller ID: 09993

Condition: Fair


Leather-bound with gilt lettering and decoration to spine and gilt decorative border to the covers. Marbled endpapers. Measures 3.75 X 5.75 inches (9.5 X 14.5 cm). Wear to spine and corners. Upper-left portion of spine peeled away. All edges gilt, scratched and darkened. Some light interior foxing. Previous owner name. Volume 8 with Taming of the Shrew and All's Well that Ends Well. Two illustrations precede each play, depicting a scene from one of the acts, followed by ... View more info

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The Dramatick Writings of Will. Shakspere, with the Notes of all the various Commentators; Printed Complete from the First Editions of Sam. Johnson and Geo. Steevens. Volume the Seventh containing Merchant of Venice and As You Like It.

By: Shakespeare, William

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, John Bell: 1788

Seller ID: 09992

Condition: Fair


Leather-bound with gilt lettering and decoration to spine and gilt decorative border to the covers. Measures 3.75 X 5.75 inches (9.5 X 14.5 cm). Wear to spine and corners. Upper-spine peeling. All edges gilt, scratched and darkened. Some light interior foxing. Previous owner name. Volume 7 with Merchant of Venice and As You Like It. Two illustrations precede each play, depicting a scene from one of the acts, followed by "Observations" on the play by Samuel Johnson. Each ... View more info

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Frontier and Overseas Expeditions from India, Volume IV: North-Eastern Frontier Tribes

By: Intelligence Branch, Division of the Chief of Staff, Army Headquarters, India

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Simla, India, Government Monotype Press, India: 1907

Seller ID: 09990

Condition: Good


Half-leather and dark green cloth. Raised bands on the spine with red leather labels and gilt lettering. The lower label stamped "For Official Use Only." No. 1384 stamped in gilt on the upper leather corner of the front cover. Rubbing wear to the leather, slight evidence of powder residue (red rot) from the some parts of the leather, and one of the spine labels is starting to peel slightly. The cloth has some insect damage along the fore-edges. Some foxing to end... View more info

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This is Japan 1966 [Number 13]

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Japan, Asahi Shimbun Publishing Company: 1965

Seller ID: 05883

Condition: Very Good


Some small pinhole marks and slight wear to spine. Slight wear at the tail of the spine. Slipcase in 1960s tie-dye painted cloth with paper labels on front, containing the title, and on the spine, containing the title and volume number. The spine label is barely starting to peel. Light wear with light, scattered spotting or foxing to the cloth. English language tourism magazine. Large, heavy publication, 447 pages with Index of Advertisers. Numerous articles and photos a... View more info

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Moon Morphology: Interpretations Based on Lunar Orbiter Photography

By: Schultz, Peter H.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, University of Texas Press: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09393

ISBN: 0292750366

Condition: Near Fine


626 pages with a large, illustrated Appendix, References Cited, and Index. Numerous black and white photographs of the lunar surface illustrate the text. Foreword by William R. Muehlberger. This book is a revision of the author's thesis entitled, a preliminary morphologic study of the lunar surface, University of Texas at Austin, 1972. From the publisher: "A broad-based, but detailed study, it is the first morphologic study of another planetary body at photographic resol... View more info

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Carillon 70: Bellaire Senior High School Yearbook, Volume XV (Dennis Quaid and Marianne Williamson), Houston, Texas

By: N/A

Price: $100.00

Publisher: 1970

Seller ID: 09986

Condition: Very Good


Sharp, clean copy. Some darkening to the spine and top of the front cover. 404 pages with Index. Near the beginning of the yearbook is a fold-out black and white aerial view of the downtown Houston skyline (1970). This volume includes actor Dennis Quaid as a Junior (one photo) and best-selling author/lecturer/spiritual teacher Marianne Williamson as a Senior (two photos). We also have the previous year's yearbook (1969), which includes Dennis Quaid's brother, Randy Quaid... View more info

Image for Carillon 69: Bellaire Senior High School Yearbook, Volume XIV (Randy Quaid and Marianne Williamson), Houston, Texas

Carillon 69: Bellaire Senior High School Yearbook, Volume XIV (Randy Quaid and Marianne Williamson), Houston, Texas

By: N/A

Price: $100.00

Publisher: 1969

Seller ID: 09985

Condition: Near Fine


Sharp, clean copy. Pages 3-38 have a hole punch in the lower-right corner. 408 pages with Index. Numerous photos start this volume, some of which reflect the times, particularly politics and space travel with the impending first landing on the moon. Some photos are courtesy of NASA. This volume includes actor Randy Quaid as a Senior and best-selling author/lecturer/spiritual teacher Marianne Williamson as a Junior. There is no class picture for her, but she is pictured o... View more info

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The Blue Print 1917: Georgia School of Technology Yearbook (with an article by Coach John Heisman that discusses the football team's historic 222-0 win over Cumberland in 1916)

By: The 1917 Blue Print Staff, Georgia School of Technology

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Atlanta, Georgia, The Student Body, Georgia School of Technology: 1917

Seller ID: 09984

Condition: Good


Dark blue cloth with beveled edges and decorative gilt on the front cover. Insect nibbling or staining to covers and spine, as seen in the photos. Scattered pencil notation next to names and photos. Class of 1920 banquet program affixed inside the rear cover. Bookplate affixed to the front endpaper. It was designed by senior Charles Dunwoody Strong, an Architecture major and Blue Print staff artist. The bookplate depicts a campus building. Strong became an influential ar... View more info

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El Oroso '33: The 1933 San Jacinto High School Yearbook (Walter Cronkite, Senior Class), Houston, Texas

By: Kerr, James (Editor), Signed by Principal T.H. Rogers

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Houston, Texas, The Rein Company: 1933

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 09983

Condition: Fair


Cracked hinges, signatures separating from the spine and a few loose pages. Embossed covers showing shelf wear and wear along the spine and spine ends. Walter Cronkite was a senior at San Jacinto in 1933 and his picture appears three times in the yearbook and he is mentioned at least one other time. Numerous autographs from students were collected throughout the yearbook, but Cronkite's doesn't appear to be one of them. T.H. Rogers was the principal and has signed his pi... View more info

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The (Thai) Penal Code Together with the Penal Code Amendment Act, B.E. 2502

By: [Translator] Luang Dulya Sathya Patived

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Thailand, Nai Penyo Leowrug-o-lan: 1967

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 09982

Condition: Very Good


Very Good in a glassine wrapper. Errata sheet laid in. Includes the Act on Promulgation of the Penal Code, B.E. 2499 (1956) and the Penal Code Amendment Act, B.E. 2502 (1959). This publication is dated 1967. Perhaps the first English translation, though not indicated. 155 pages. Thai language on verso with English translation on facing recto. English translation by Luang Dulya Sathya Patived, Netipandit of Thailand, Barrister-at-Law (Gray's Inn, London), B.A. Honors and ... View more info

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Treasures of Galveston Bay

By: Lewis, Carroll

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Waco, Texas, Texian Press: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09981

Condition: Fine


Fifth revised edition, 2002. From the author's treasure hunting adventures and twenty years of research, this book details the treasure and associated history. Anecdotes on early Texas history and maps indicating where lost treasure may be make for an interesting read. 135 pages with Sources and Index. Illustrated with maps and photos. View more info

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Butterflies of Houston and Southeast Texas (Corrie Herring Hooks Series)

By: Tveten, John and Gloria Tveten

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, University of Texas Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 09980

ISBN: 0292781423

Condition: Fine


Blue cloth with gilt butterfly graphic and lettering. 292 pages, illustrated with numerous color photographs and drawings. Includes Bibliography, Index of Larval and Nectar Plants, and Index of Butterfly Species. View more info