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A Texan in England

By: Dobie, J. Frank

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown & Company: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 10411

Condition: Good


Stated First Edition. Spotting or staining to the covers. Dust staining to the top edge of the page block. Several small areas of paper loss to the front endpapers. Previous owner bookplate on the front pastedown endpaper-the same owner Dobie inscribed the book to on the opposite front free endpaper. The dust jacket is price-clipped, but otherwise about fine with very minor wear. Inscribed by Dobie: "Inscribed for a sure-nuff lover of freedom - Harriet Griffin - J. Frank Dobie 6/28/45." Harriet Griffin was a Fort Worth educator, civic leader, and advocate for the elderly. A warmly inscribed co... View more info

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When Cultures Meet: Remembering San Gabriel Del Yungue Oweenge: Papers from the October 20, 1984 Conference haled at San Juan Pueblo, New Mexico

By: ELLIS , Florence Hawley; Orlando Romero; Marc Simmons; Myra Ellen Jenkins; Richard I. Ford; and Jim Sagel

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Santa Fe, New Mexico, Sunstone Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 10381

ISBN: 0865340919

Condition: Near Fine


96 pages, illustrated. Inscription on the title page from anthropologist/author Florence Hawley Ellis stating that she wrote the first chapter and the printer got it mixed up, crediting her for the second chapter. She refers to herself in third person in the inscription as Florence. We have in stock another book signed by Florence Hawley Ellis and the writing matches exactly with the inscription in this book. Both books came from her niece's estate. View more info

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San Gabriel Del Yungue: As Seen by an Archaeologist

By: Ellis, Florence Hawley

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Abiquiu, New Mexico, Sunstone Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 10380

ISBN: 086534129X

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by the author on the title page: "Greetings from the first capital of New Mexico-- To Paul and ___, Florence." 96 pages with Bibliography and Index. Illustrated. Laid in is a six-page article from the Journal of Anthropological Research: The Spread of Chaco/Mesa Verde/McElmo Black-on-White Pottery and the Possible Simultaneous Introduction of Irrigation into the Rio Grande Drainage, by Florence Hawley Ellis and Andrea Ellis Dodge. Signed by both authors to the same couple indicated in the book inscription by Florence Hawley Ellis. Florence and Andrea were mother and daughter, respective... View more info

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Wesley Windows - Wesley Methodist Church, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

By: Fouke, Hugh B.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Wesley Methodist Church: 1940

Seller ID: 10369

Condition: Good


Illustrated tan wrappers, stapled. Stains to the covers, but the interior is clean and the booklet is structurally very sound. No loose pages. Fifty-one pages of religious and inspirational verse from various poets such as Edna St. Vincent Millay, Robert Browning, John Greenleaf Whittier, and lesser known poets comprise this collection. Foreword by Hugh B. Fouke, pastor 1937-1941. View more info

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The Shepherd of the Guadaloupe

By: Grey, Zane

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Pocket Books: 1984

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 10386

ISBN: 0671835947

Condition: Near Fine


First Pocket Book printing and first time in paperback for this Zane Grey 20th century, post-WWI Western. An unread copy with just the faintest trace of wear. Near Fine to Fine. View more info

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Saddle the Storm

By: Gringhuis, Dirk

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10417

Condition: Very Good


Light soil or dampstaining to the top edge of the rear board and corresponding area inside the jacket's rear panel. Minor edge wear to jacket and some tiny pinpoint marks or stains to the rear panel. Fictional story of a boy and an Irish horse that arrives on a Northern Michigan island. 127 pages, illustrated by the author. View more info

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The American Horologist and Jeweler - Volume 19, No. 6 - June 1952

By: Hagans, Orville R. (Editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Denver, Colorado, Roberts Publishing Company: 1952

Seller ID: 10442

Condition: Fair


Actually, the cover is in Fair condition--tattered and torn spine, edge tears, writing, and a tape repair, but the remainder of this copy is sound and clean. 94 pages with Advertiser's Index. Feature articles include: The Atmos Clock, Les Automates, Design of the International Automates, and U.H.A.A. Convention Program. View more info

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Smiling through the Apocalypse: Esquire's History of the Sixties

By: Hayes, Harold (Editor)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, The McCall Publishing Co.: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10501

ISBN: 0841500029

Condition: Very Good


Very mild wear to the boards. The dust jacket has several small edge tears. Protected now in a Mylar sleeve. From the pages of Esquire Magazine, a representative sampling of the best writers of the time, writing in and of the 1960s, characterized by generation gaps, sex explosions, peacock revolutions, drug fads, pop art, war, madness, and disaster. An incomplete list of contributors include Norman Mailer, Tom Wolfe, William F. Buckley, Jr., Gore Vidal, William Burroughs, Gay Talese, Timothy Leary, Adam Clayton Powell, William Styron, Terry Southern... some 50 writers in all. Order cards for t... View more info

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The Christmas Eve Storyteller

By: Hays, Edward M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Leavenworth, Kansas, Forest of Peace Books: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10421

ISBN: 0939516160

Condition: Fine


Small scratch to the dust jacket, otherwise fine. 90 pages with colorful illustrations by the author. View more info

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Sports Car Rallies, Trials and Gymkhanas: A Complete Handbook

By: Hebb, David and Arthur Peck

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Channel Press, Inc.: 1956

Seller ID: 10438

Condition: Very Good


Mild shelf wear and bumping. Gift inscription to previous owner. The dust jacket is chipped at the spine ends, has loss of paper along the top and bottom edges, and a large open tear along the front panel's bottom edge. Heavy rubbing to both the front and rear panels. Preserved now from further wear in an archival Mylar sleeve. 159 pages with drawings by George Janes. Laid in is the publisher's T.S.D. Table, printed on both sides of the card stock sheet. View more info

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Badinage, Arranged for Organ by Charles R. Cronham

By: Herbert, Victor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, M. Witmark and Sons: 1951

Seller ID: 10448

Condition: Very Good


Rubbing wear to the extremities. Small tears starting at the spine ends. Small music store stamp on the first page (Hunleth, St. Louis). Music begins inside the front cover (page 2) and runs eight pages. Publisher listings with prices for "New Organ Music of Importance" inside rear cover. More ads on the rear cover for "Outstanding Transcriptions for Hammond or Pipe Organ" and "Organ (Hammond or Pipe) and Piano." View more info

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Your Invisible Power

By: Holmes, Ernest

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Science of Mind Foundation: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 10373

Condition: Fine


Originally published by the Institute of Religious Science in Los Angeles, 1940, this special edition of the book that Holmes considered his most powerful work is reproduced from the original folio. Thirty-seven pages, illustrated. View more info

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Robert Rauschenberg: The Early 1950s

By: Hopps, Walter

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Houston, Texas, Menil Foundation, Inc.: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10473

ISBN: 0939594242

Condition: Near Fine


Rubbing to rear cover, else fine. 39 pages, illustrated in pictorial, stapled wrappers, with a list of 102 works in the exhibition. Curated, and with an Introduction, by Walter Hopps. This publication accompanies the exhibition "Robert Rauschenberg: The Early 1950s," organized by the Menil Collection (Houston). View more info

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The Fall of Khrushchev

By: Hyland, William and Richard Wallace Shyrock

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New Rochelle, New York, Funk & Wagnalls: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10489

Condition: Very Good


Rubbing wear to jacket. Publisher's black topstain. 209 pages with Notes and Index. View more info

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David Smith - Drawings

By: Janie C. Lee Gallery

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Houston, Texas, Janie C. Lee Gallery: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10474

Condition: Near Fine


Small amount of discoloration on the lower spine, else a fine copy. Eight-page catalog accompanying the 1982 exhibition of David Smith's drawings at the Janie C. Lee Gallery in Houston. Checklist of Exhibition inside the rear cover. David Smith (1906-1965) was primarily known for his influential metal sculptures, having changed his focus to that medium from drawing and painting in 1933. He did, however, continue to draw and paint in watercolor throughout his life. View more info

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Siberia and the Exile System, Abridged from the First Edition of 1891

By: Kennan, George

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, The University of Chicago Press: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10467

Condition: Very Good


Mild wear to boards, faint spotting to the fore-edge of the page block. The dust jacket is chipped and rubbed. 244 pages. No index. Illustrated, including a frontispiece drawing of the author. View more info

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The Girl of the Alamo

By: Kerr, Rita

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, Eakin Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 10471

ISBN: 0890154473

Condition: Very Good


Shelf wear and a small tear or chip at the foot of the spine. A bit of rubbing to the rear cover. Inscribed by the author to a previous owner of the book: "To William W___, Remember the Alamo and Texas, Rita Kerr, 1986." 64 pages with Epilogue and Bibliography. This book for a juvenile audience tells the story of Susanna Wilkinson Dickinson (1814-1883), wife of Alamo defender Almeron Dickinson, Who stayed at the Alamo with her husband and survived the battle with her 15-month-old daughter. She was the only adult Anglo-American to survive and provided many details of the battle over the years. View more info

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Baseball Cards Magazine, November 1989 (Ken Griffey, Jr. Rookie Card)

By: Kiefer, Kit (Editor)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Iola, Wisconsin, Krause Publications, Inc.: 1989

Seller ID: 10494

Condition: Near Fine


Just a trace of wear, Nice, clean, copy. Ken Griffey, Jr. of the Seattle Mariners is featured on the cover and his card is among six rookie cards attached inside this issue. The other rookie cards are for Jim Abbott, Jerome Walton, Tom Gordon, Junior Felix, and Jaime Navarro. Cards are mint. Griffey's card drives the value for this collectible issue. View more info

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Metallic Thread Embroidery

By: Kreinik, Jacqueline Friedman

Price: $12.50

Publisher: United Kingdom, David & Charles: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10422

ISBN: 071531081x

Condition: Fine


The author has signed a bookplate affixed to the front endpaper. 128 pages with Index and numerous illustrations. "Dedicated to using metallic threads in embroidery, this book provides 18 projects to complete, including a hummingbird picture, a lace cushion and a celestial mobile. Step-by-step advice, and illustrations and photographs, are provided throughout." View more info

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Caprice Viennois, Transcribed for the Hammond Organ by Ethel Smith

By: Kreisler, Fritz

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Ethel Smith Music Corp.: 1951

Seller ID: 10447

Condition: Very Good


Rubbing wear to spine and edges. Previous owner name on front cover. Couple of notations made on pp. 4-5. Six pages loose in a pictorial folder. Rear cover publisher ads. View more info