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Image for The Campanile: Woodrow Wilson High School Yearbook, Volume I, 1927, Long Beach, California

The Campanile: Woodrow Wilson High School Yearbook, Volume I, 1927, Long Beach, California

By: N/A

Price: $250.00

Publisher: 1927

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 09478

Condition: Good


Dark brown, embossed, flexible covers. Scattered foxing around the edges of some of the pages. Edge wear to the covers. Inaugural publication, 1927, of The Campanile, the yearbook for Woodrow Wilson High School in Long Beach, California. The school opened in the fall of 1926. Includes many inscriptions and signatures from students, faculty, and the Principal (John L. Lounsbury) and Vice-Principal (Clarence Woodruff). The yearbook is organized by "Order of Books." Book One: Alma Mater (pictures of the new school are tipped in), Book Two: Literary (poems, prose, and a play by students), ... View more info

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McNeese State University Yearbook LOG, 1961, Vol. 18

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Lake Charles, Louisiana, McNeese State University: 1961

Seller ID: 04172

Condition: Very Good


Mild edge wear and a darkened spine and edges around the rear cover. No signatures found in the book. View more info

Image for 1912 Petition from the Houston Anti-Tuberculosis League, Dr. Elva A. Wright, President, for the Requirements of a Tuberculosis Hospital Proposed by the Commissioners' Court of Harris County; Signed by Members of the Local #79 O.P.I.A. (Houston)

1912 Petition from the Houston Anti-Tuberculosis League, Dr. Elva A. Wright, President, for the Requirements of a Tuberculosis Hospital Proposed by the Commissioners' Court of Harris County; Signed by Members of the Local #79 O.P.I.A. (Houston)

By: N/A

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Houston, Texas, 1912

Seller ID: 09899

Condition: Very Good


Two-page document, 8.5 X 14 inches. Very good condition with three folds. The first page contains the embossed seal of Local #79 O.P.I.A. (Operative Plasterers International Association, now Operative Plasterers and Cement Masons' International Association, or OPCMIA). This document is a typed petition that 1) thanks the county commissioners for deciding to establish a tuberculosis hospital in Houston, 2) reviews the death statistics and effects of "this greatest of infectious diseases" and 3) states the requirements for such a facility. Organizations behind the petition are listed at the end:... View more info

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Comet 1943: The Austin High School Yearbook, Austin, Texas

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: 1943

Seller ID: 05657

Condition: Very Good


Shelf wear, bumping, cocked spine. A bit of soiling and a stain at the upper corner of the rear cover. Just a few signatures found inside. View more info

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The Tiger Echo 1948 Yearbook for Katy High School (Katy, Texas)

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Dallas, Texas, Taylor Publishing Company: 1948

Seller ID: 09334

Condition: Good


A bit of play in the binding, but holding fine. Wear at the spine ends and some soiling to the covers. Signatures from fellow students throughout. Illustrated endpapers. Covers classes from high school down to the fifth grade. Lots of ads from local businesses in the back of the book. View more info

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The Tiger Echo 1949 Yearbook for Katy High School (Katy, Texas)

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Dallas, Texas, Taylor Publishing Company: 1949

Seller ID: 09335

Condition: Very Good


Maroon leatherette with tooling and embossed design. Wear to the spine ends and corners. Signatures from fellow students throughout. Clean copy, no marks or stains. Covers classes from high school down through grade school to first grade. Lots of ads from local businesses in the back of the book. Illustrated endpapers. View more info

Image for Kontakt Amerika: Svenskamerikanskt Kulturutbyte under 100 ar Historik 1896-1996

Kontakt Amerika: Svenskamerikanskt Kulturutbyte under 100 ar Historik 1896-1996

By: Adolfson, Goran P. D.; Jagemar, Einar

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Asklepios: 1996

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 04766

ISBN: 9163040751

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by the author on the title page. Two other signatures/inscriptions at bottom of title page, cannot make out or connect with book. View more info

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"Ripples" and Other Poems and Stories

By: Allen, Daisy C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Houston, Marion A. Allen Design: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 01226

Condition: Fine


Inscribed to the previous owner by Marion Allen Harrison, daughter of the author and publisher of this volume, limited to 150 copies, of which this is number 87. Photo of the author and her husband affixed to inside cover, with signatures beneath (appears printed with the book). A collection of prose and poetry and family history. View more info

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Materia Medica and Prescription Writing

By: Bethea, M.D., Ph.G., F.C.S., Oscar W.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, F.A. Davis: 1915

Seller ID: 03147

Condition: Very Good


Assumed first U.S. printing, as the copyright is in Great Britain and no additional printings indicated. Brown cloth with gilt titles on spine. No jacket. Edge wear and bumped corners. Some very minor soiling in places on the covers. Scatch across spine near the top. Binding intact, some separation of a few signatures about the middle of the book. Pages clean. Previous owner's name faded, in pencil, on front free endpaper. 549 pages with Clinical and General Indexes and a Definitions section. Divided into three parts, as follows. Part I--Materia Medica: Official and Unofficial Drugs, Their The... View more info

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Running Away with Nebby

By: Garrard, Phillis

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, David McKay Company: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 04143

Condition: Good


Edge wear and soiling to covers. Old bookplate on inside cover. A few signatures starting to separate, but holding. 144 pages, color and b&w illustrations. Horse story for young readers. View more info

Image for Grassroots Women : A Memoir of the Texas Republican Party

Grassroots Women : A Memoir of the Texas Republican Party

By: Grier, Meg McKain

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boerne, TX, U.S.A., Wingscape Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 10202

ISBN: 0970496605

Condition: Near Fine


A fine copy with three notable inscriptions & signatures. Inscribed by the author to the book's previous owner on the title page: "One woman can make a difference!" Nice inscription on the half-title by Marjorie Arsht and on the opposing page by Linda Underwood, both of whom have been long-time Republican activists and are featured in the book. View more info

Image for Second International Checker Match: America vs. Great Britain 1927

Second International Checker Match: America vs. Great Britain 1927

By: Heffner, August J. (Annotated by) and John G. Finley (Editor)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Chicago, Frank R. Wendemuth: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 04737

Condition: Fair


Red cloth with gilt titles and embossed checkerboard. Moisture staining to about half of the front and rear covers. Front and rear hinges cracking, but covers and signatures/pages holding well. Previous owner name and address inked on front pastedown. 459 pages, with history, meeting minutes and rules. Bios on the officials and players followed by a recounting of the rounds of the match, annotated with comments and diagrams. Black & white photos of officials and the American tourney champion, Samuel Gonotsky. View more info

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Savoring the Southwest: Symphony Guild Cookbook, Roswell, New Mexico

By: Horgan, Paul (Introduction)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Roswell, New Mexico, Roswell Symphony Guild Publications: 1984

Edition: Second Printing

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 08587

ISBN: 096124660x

Condition: Fine


Couple of dog-eared pages, otherwise fine. Paul Horgan adapted an earlier essay to offer a broad view of the Southwest for the Introduction. A collection of New Mexican and Southwest recipes, each thoroughly tested, illustrated with full-color reproductions of paintings (and one sculpture) from New Mexico artists. Some of these pages are signed by the artist, including Henriette Wyeth, Peter Rogers, Jane Davison, Carol Hurd, Suzanne Mulkey, and Dorothy Peterson. Other artists (no signatures) represented in the book include Sidney Redfield (endpaper illustrations), Rogers Aston (sculpture), Pan... View more info

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The Texaco Story : The First Fifty Years, 1902-1952

By: James, Marquis

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, The Texas Company: 1953

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 10591

Condition: Very Good


Boards are shelf-worn and bumped. Jacket heavily rubbed, chipped, and has a few tears and pieces missing around the head of the spine and at the bottom of the rear panel. A Mylar cover now protects the jacket from further wear. 118-page illustrated history of Texaco's first 50 years. A letter to employees from the Chairman of the Board (J. Sayles Leach) and the President (Augustus C. Long) of the company is laid in. Facsimile signatures from both in blue ink. View more info

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Paris des Rues et des Chansons (Paris of the Streets and Songs)

By: Maltete, Rene

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Paris, Editions du Pont Royal (Del Duca-Laffont): 1961

Seller ID: 09462

Condition: Good


The corners and spine ends are worn. The spine is slightly cocked. The binding is tight and the book is clean and free of any marks or writing except for a gift inscription inside the front cover. 126 pages of illustrations and black and white photographs of Paris street scenes, with corresponding text (poem, song, prose, etc.) from 27 French artists, such as Charles Trenet, Robert Rocca, and Pierre-Jean Vaillard. Preface by Jacques Prevert. Foreword by Maurice Chevalier. Facsimile signatures of all the contributors are on the book's rear cover. French language text. View more info

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The Search for Sooner Silver: Adventures of the Blacktail Kids

By: Martin, Paul Scott

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Tulsa, Oklahoma, Angel Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 09144

Condition: Fine


Clean, sharp copy. From the publisher, printed on the rea cover: "Join J. J. and Angel in another exciting adventure as they search for the stolen Centennial Sooner Silver. On their journey they explore Oklahoma's unique historic events and geographic features that make the land such a fascinating study." Inscriptions and signatures from the author and illustrator to the book's previous owner. View more info

A Portrait of Scottish Rugby

By: Massie, Allan (SIGNED)

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Scotland, Polygon Books: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 03682

ISBN: 0904919846

Condition: Very Good+


Introduction by Jim Telfer. Signed by Allan Massie and former rugby stars Jim Telfer & John Rutherford. Boards are slightly bowed. The jacket is price-clipped and has some fading along the spine. Protected now in a new Brodart archival cover. Clean copy with no marks or tears. The front free endpaper contains the signatures of the author plus Rugby greats Telfer & Rutherford. An informative history of the game's development in Scotland, illustrated with many black & white photos of rugby stars & teams from the past to the 1983-84 season. View more info

Apples on a Stick

By: Michels, Barbara; White, Bettye (SIGNED)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Coward-McCann, Inc.: 1983

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 06830

ISBN: 0698205677

Condition: Very Good


Some shelf wear and bumping to corners. A child's inscription is on the front free endpaper, with the recipient's name blacked out, which has bled through to the next page. Jacket has several edge tears and a moderate amount of edge wear. Protected now in a new Mylar archival cover. A collection of playground poetry used by African American children (circa early 1980s) in Houston, Texas, collected by Michels and White. They include counting rhymes, circle and handclap games, jump rope rhymes, names and nonsense verses, and taunts. Fifty-five pages, with Index of First Lines. Signed by all thre... View more info

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CIRCUS! FROM ROME TO RINGLING (Signed by Karl Wallenda and More than Fifteen Additional Circus Stars from the Mid-20th Century)

By: Murray, Marian

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New York, Appleton-Century-Crofts: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 09824

Condition: Near Fine


Binding tight and square. No marks or stains. The jacket has minimal edge wear and some light chipping at the spine ends. Protected in a Mylar sleeve. 354 pages, illustrated with numerous historical photographs in black and white. A nice clean copy of this comprehensive history with an outstanding collection of autographs from famous circus stars of the past, the most prominent being that of the legendary Karl Wallenda (1905-1978) on the copyright page. Most, if not all, of the autographs in this book appear to have been collected at the 1959 Police Circus in St. Louis, Missouri. The circus wa... View more info

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The Autograph Collector: A New Guide

By: Notlep, Robert

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 03287

Condition: Near Fine


Very light shelf wear, couple of tiny spots to the page edges. Jacket rubbed and edge-worn. How-to, history of collecting, terminology, tips, record keeping, and much more. 240 pages of useful information for collectors, with Index and Appendixes. View more info