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Image for Sugar Land, Texas and the Imperial Sugar Company

Sugar Land, Texas and the Imperial Sugar Company

By: Armstrong, R.M.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Sugar Land, Texas, Self Published: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10234

ISBN: 0962931403

Condition: Very Good


Maroon leatherette with gilt stamping on the spine and front cover. Wear to the corners and spine ends. 192 pages with black and white photos depicting the history and leaders of the Imperial Sugar Company in Sugar Land, Texas. View more info

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From Cane-Brake to Sugar Bowl: The Romance and History of Sugar

By: Imperial Sugar Company

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Sugar Land, Texas, Imperial Sugar Company: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10233

Condition: Very Good


Light toning to the covers and faint foxing to a few pages. Eighteen-page stapled booklet that offers a brief history of sugar, its introduction to Texas, and how it is processed at the Imperial Sugar Refinery in Sugar Land, Texas (as of 1937). Illustrated with photos of refinery operations and a map of cane-sugar producing areas in the world. The refinery closed in 2003, but the company is still headquartered in Sugar Land, where the business was founded in 1843. The co... View more info

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Recipes for Living in Big Sur

By: Addlerman, Pat; Judith Goodman; Mary Harrington (Editors)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Big Sur, California, The Big Sur Historical Society: 1987

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 10232

Condition: Good


Some edge wear and creasing to the covers. Several small stains to the rear cover and upper rear corner. No marks or writing. Binding tight. 155 pages of recipes reflecting the Big Sur area together with local history. Recipe Index included at end of book. Illustrated with drawings and historical photos. View more info

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The Shooter's Bible, No. 50, Golden Anniversary Edition, 1959

By: Stoeger Arms Corporation

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Stoeger Arms Corporation: 1958

Seller ID: 10231

Condition: Good


Edge wear, rubbing wear, and light creasing to the covers. Small stain to the fore-edge of the page block. Binding tight. Interior clean. No marks or writing. 512 pages with Index. Illustrated items for sale on every page. Cover art by C. Liedl. View more info

Image for The Shooter's Bible, 49th Edition, 1958

The Shooter's Bible, 49th Edition, 1958

By: Stoeger Arms Corporation

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Stoeger Arms Corporation: 1957

Seller ID: 10230

Condition: Good


Edge wear, rubbing wear, and creasing to the covers. Binding tight. Interior clean. No marks or writing. 512 pages with Index. Illustrated items for sale on every page. Cover art by R. Schefler. View more info

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Modern Football for the Spectator

By: Caldwell, Charles W., Jr.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, J.B. Lippincott: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10228

Condition: Very Good


Mild shelf wear and bumping. Binding is straight and tight. Clean copy, no writing or marks. The author was the head football coach at Princeton University. 190 pages, illustrated with 60 diagrams and figures and 16 pages of photographs. A look at American football as it was played in the early 1950s. View more info

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Fame

By: Scott, Eugene L.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Tennis Week: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10229

Condition: Near Fine


Pictorial history, with records, of tennis stars in the International Tennis Hall of Fame. 128 pages, black and white photos. Contents include Player Inductees from 1955 to Present, Contributor Inductees from 1955 to Present, and Index. Sticker on the rear panel of the dust jacket states that all proceeds (book sales) benefit the Tennis Hall of Fame. View more info

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The Winner Within : A Life Plan for Team Players

By: Riley, Pat (SIGNED)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1993

Edition: Later Printing

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 10227

ISBN: 0399138390

Condition: Near Fine


Reprint signed by Riley on the front free endpaper. View more info

Image for The Prize Plays of Television and Radio 1956 (Presented by the Writers Guild of America)

The Prize Plays of Television and Radio 1956 (Presented by the Writers Guild of America)

By: Fadiman, Clifton (Foreword)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10226

Condition: Near Fine


The dust jacket shows wear to the spine ends and corners. Protected in a Mylar sleeve now. 309 pages. Twelve selections, including Rod Serling's "Requiem for a Heavyweight," George Roy Hill's and John Whedon's adaptation of Walter Lord's "A Night to Remember," a Lassie episode, the Edgar Bergen Show, and others across multiple categories in television and radio. View more info

Image for 800 Miles to Valdez: The Building of the Alaska Pipeline

800 Miles to Valdez: The Building of the Alaska Pipeline

By: Roscow, James P.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, NJ, Prentice-Hall: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10225

ISBN: 0132468352

Condition: Very Good


Fain foxing top and bottom edges of the page block. The dust jacket shows a bit oif rubbing wear at the corners. Still a nice, clean copy with no marks or writing. 227 pages with Bibliography and Index. Black and white photos. View more info

Image for Nineteenth Century Games & Sporting Goods: Peck & Snyder 1886 Illustrated Catalog and Historical Introduction

Nineteenth Century Games & Sporting Goods: Peck & Snyder 1886 Illustrated Catalog and Historical Introduction

By: Peck & Snyder

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey, The Pyne Press - American Historical Catalog Collection: 1975

Seller ID: 10224

ISBN: 0878610944

Condition: Very Good


Small amount of pinpoint stains or foxing in the upper corner of the page block. The dust jacket has a minimal wear and is protected in a Mylar sleeve. Facsimile catalog from Peck & Snyder, 1886, boasting an eclectic collection of sports equipment and clothing, novelties, recreative science, firemen's supplies, magic lanterns and slides, plays and joke books, tricks and magic, badges and ornaments, and much more. From the dust jacket: "This book is a secret attic on ... View more info

Image for Finding the Boundaries: Poems and Short Stories by Alaskan Writers

Finding the Boundaries: Poems and Short Stories by Alaskan Writers

By: N/A

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Anchorage, Alaska, Alaska State Council on the Arts: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10223

Condition: Near Fine


Mild reading crease on the spine, otherwise a fine copy. Winning entries of poetry and short fiction competitions sponsored by the Alaska State Council on the Arts. 194 pages with illustrations by Dennis Keough. View more info

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Jej Krolewska Mosc Wisla / Her Majesty the Vistula

By: Kobylinski, Szymon; English Translation by Doris Ronowicz

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Warszawa, Poland, Interpress: 1984

Seller ID: 10222

Condition: Good


Shelf wear, chipping and wear at the spine ends, and some bubbling of the laminate on the front cover. Clean copy with no marks or writing. 147-page history of Poland unfolds as the author traverses the country via the Vistula River, Poland's chief river. Illustrated by the author with red and black drawings. Text in Polish and English. The book is written, illustrated, and designed by Szymon Kobylinski. View more info

Image for Legion Airs: Songs of "Over There" and "Over Here"

Legion Airs: Songs of "Over There" and "Over Here"

By: Peat, Frank E. (Compiled by); Smith, Lee Orean (Edited by)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Leo Feist, Inc.: 1926

Seller ID: 10221

Condition: Very Good


Some light sunning to the edges of the covers. Nice, clean copy. 144 pages of songs from World War I, with the last page being the poem, The Unknown Soldier, by Billy Rose. The poem is copyrighted 1926 and is the latest date we find in this songbook. As there is no publication date indicated in this booklet, we assume publication about 1926. View more info

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Fetish & Fame: The 1997 MTV Video Music Awards

By: Sutton, Tara (Introduction)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, MTV: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10220

Condition: Near Fine


Sharp, clean copy with only some light red marks on the introduction page. Published for the 1997 MTV Video Music Awards. Fetish refers to the traditional meaning of the word, akin to a good luck charm. Full-page color photos of celebrity fetishes start the book, preceded by an introduction from Tara Sutton. Descriptions follow the photo section. Following that are numerous ads from the sponsors. An interesting collection of advertising design pieces. View more info

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Pictorial Guide to Pagan

By: Ministry of Culture

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Rangoon, Ministry of Culture, Archaeology Department, Socialist Republic of the Union of: 1979

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 10219

Condition: Very Good


Mild edge wear. Clean copy. Pictorial paper covers, stapled. This booklet covers the ruins of Pagan, erected mostly from the 11th to 13th centuries A.D., when Pagan was the seat of the Burmese dynasty. Sixty-three pages of images and text about these historic monuments. Includes a fold-out map inside the rear cover depicting Pagan and Environs. A chronological list of Kings of Pagan is presented near the beginning of this booklet. View more info

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The Beethoven House at Bonn and Its Collection

By: Schmidt, F.A. and Fr. Knickenberg

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Bonn, Germany, Beethoven Haus at Bonn: 1954

Edition: Seventh Edition

Seller ID: 10218

Condition: Good


Small upper-corner piece torn from last page. Stain to the rear cover. Seventh Edition based on the guide by F.A. Schmidt and Fr. Knickenberg, with an Introduction by Th. Lohmer and a Preface by P. Mies. English translation by K. Krebs. Sixty-six pages with plates and facsimiles. View more info

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Men Among Mankind

By: Brinsley Le Poer Trench

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Evanston, Illinois, Venture Bookshop: 1963

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 10217

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear to book and jacket. Spotting to the top edge of the page block. This book presents a scholar's answer to the following questions: What happened to mankind after the Atlantean civilization was lost? How did humanity react when Nature went mad? Where did the seeds of human culture survive? When did the world begin to recover from the effects of catastrophe? Who initiated the process of rehabilitation? Has knowledge of the source of world progress been suppr... View more info

Image for Inner Asian Frontiers of China (American Geographical Society No. 21)

Inner Asian Frontiers of China (American Geographical Society No. 21)

By: Lattimore, Owen

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, American Geographical Society: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10216

Condition: Fair


Front and rear hinges split, but holding. Covers bumped and soiled. Previous owner name on the front free endpaper. Light foxing to the top edge of the page block. 585 pages with Bibliography and Index. Illustrated with maps. View more info

Image for Space, Time and Architecture: The Growth of a New Tradition

Space, Time and Architecture: The Growth of a New Tradition

By: Giedion, Sigfried

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts, Harvard University Press: 1967

Edition: Fifth Edition, Revised and Enlarged

Seller ID: 10215

Condition: Very Good


Light shelf wear and foxing to the edges of the page block. The dust jacket has edge wear and large chips at the spine ends. Protected in a Mylar sleeve now. 897 pages with Index. Includes Introduction (Architecture of the 1960s: Hopes and Fears), Forewords to the Fifth Edition (Sixteenth Printing), First Edition, Third Edition, and Thirteenth Printing (Fourth Edition). 531 illustrations (listed after the Contents). View more info