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Peter the Great

By: Stanley, Diane

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Four Winds Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 10433

ISBN: 0027867900

Condition: Very Good


Mild shelf wear. The dust jacket is price clipped and has a few nicks to the edges and scratches to the rear panel. Signed by the author on the title page to the previous owners (John and Billy) with an inscription in both English and Russian. Illustrated by the author. View more info

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Indians of Arkansas (McGimsey) and What is Archeology? (Davis)

By: McGimsey, Charles R., III; and Hester A. Davis

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Fayetteville, Arkansas, Arkansas Archeological Society: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10432

Condition: Very Good


Small sticker shadow on upper corner, front cover and lower corner, rear cover. Otherwise a clean copy with minor corner wear. 70 pages with Suggested Reading and Index. Illustrated with drawings, maps, and photos. View more info

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The Hyde Park Historical Record, Volume 1, No. 2, 1891

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hyde Park, Massachusetts, Hyde Park Historical Society: 1891

Seller ID: 10431

Condition: Good


Front cover is about separated, but still holding. Age-toned. Tears and loss of paper on the spine. Several shallow chips. Thirty-six pages with local business ads inside the covers and on the rear cover. Article on Henry Grew with a frontispiece photo of him. Other articles include Pemaquid and Monhegan, Matilda Whiting Vose, A Reminiscence of Gordon H. Nott, Proceedings of the Historical Society, Necrology (deceased members of the society), and Hyde Park Births. View more info

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The Child: His Nature and His Needs - A Survey of Present-Day Knowledge Concerning Child Nature and the Promotion of Well-Being and Education of the Young

By: O'Shea, M.V.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Children's Foundation: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10430

Condition: Good


Green cloth with gilt lettering on the spine and a blind-stamped publisher's logo. Shelf wear, corners and spine ends worn. Front endpaper torn. Scattered light foxing. 516 pages with Appendix (Biographical Data Concerning Contributors), Bibliography, and Index. Illustrated. View more info

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The Story of a Brave Child: A Child's Life of Joan of Arc

By: Matheson, Annie

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson & Sons:

Seller ID: 10429

Condition: Fair


Burgundy cloth with gilt stamping to spine and front cover. Edge wear, corner and spine wear. Foxing and browning to pages near the front and rear of the book. Browning to page edges. Presentation bookplate inside the front cover from St. Andrew's Sunday School, Leytonstone (England) during the school year 1918-1919, which helps estimate a date of publication as none is indicated in the book. 140 pages plus publisher's ads. Illustrated with reproductions of well-known images of Joan of Arc, including a color frontispiece illustration (Sir John Gilbert, R.A.) with tissue guard. View more info

Image for The Lindbergh Kidnapping Case - The Trial of Bruno Richard Hauptmann - Special Edition Privately Printed for Members of the Notable Trials Library

The Lindbergh Kidnapping Case - The Trial of Bruno Richard Hauptmann - Special Edition Privately Printed for Members of the Notable Trials Library

By: Whipple, Sidney (Edited with a History of the Case); Introduction by Alan M. Dershowitz

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Adams, Leslie B., Jr. Esq., M.A., J.D., LL.D.: 1989

Edition: Reprint of the Third Edition

Seller ID: 10428

Condition: Near Fine


Quarter-bound red leather and cloth with gilt decoration to the covers. Spine stamped in 22 karat gold. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Silk ribbon bookmark sewn into binding. Small scratch to the fore-edge gilt and a previous owner embossed seal to the title page, else Fine. 565 pages. Illustrated with several black and white photos from the trial. Reprinting of the First American Edition of 1937. View more info

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The Scopes Trial - The World's Most Famous Court Trial: Tennessee Evolution Case (Special Edition for Members of the Notable Trials Library)

By: Dershowitz, Alan (Introduction)

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Adams, Leslie B., Jr. Esq., M.A., J.D., LL.D.: 1990

Edition: Reprint of the Third Edition

Seller ID: 10427

Condition: Near Fine


Quarter-bound red leather and cloth with gilt decoration to the covers. Spine stamped in 22 karat gold. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Silk ribbon bookmark sewn into binding. Small scratch to the top-edge gilt, else Fine. 339 pages. Illustrated with a couple of black and white photos from the trial and a black and white frontispiece photo of the Rhea County Courthouse in Dayton, Tennessee. Reprinting of the Third Edition of 1925. View more info

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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's Comrade)

By: Twain, Mark

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, The Franklin Library: 1979

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 10426

Condition: Fine


Green leather with gilt lettering and decoration. All edges gilt. 410 pages with illustrations from the 1885 First Edition by Edward Windsor Kemble. A sharp, clean copy. View more info

Image for Estrellita (My Little Star): Mexican Serenade

Estrellita (My Little Star): Mexican Serenade

By: Ponce, Manuel A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, Carl Fischer, Inc.: 1927

Seller ID: 10425

Condition: Good


Edge wear with a tape repair to the top edge front cover and a lower-corner stain to the rear cover. Four pages, conjoined leaves. Two-page score (pp 2-3) with front cover title and illustration and rear cover publisher's ad for the works of Julius Chaloff. S2256 in the Fischer catalog. Piano solo, arrangement by Robert Biederman. View more info

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Gray Morn

By: O'Neil, George (Words); Music By J. Morris Ward and Clinton Standish

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, Forster Music Publisher, Inc.: 1921

Seller ID: 10424

Condition: Good


Previous owner name front cover. Spine splitting. Corner wear. Four pages inside the illustrated cover, three of which are the music and a fourth with publisher ads for more music. Publisher ads are also found inside the covers and on the rear cover. Front cover illustration by Van Dorn Morgan. The number 60 appears on the front cover (assumed publication number). In small print on the front cover: "May be had for Talking Machine or Player Piano." View more info

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Medieval Needlepoint: Twenty-Four Easy-To-Make Projects for the Home

By: Robinson, Debby

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10423

ISBN: 0806988207

Condition: Fine


126 pages, illustrated. "Contains 24 needlepoint projects inspired by medieval art, for practical items such as seat covers, cushions, a fire screen and a glasses case. Each project is illustrated by a colour reproduction of the medieval image that inspired it, and pattern charts and stitch diagrams are also provided." 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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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

Image for Stephen F. Austin: The Son Becomes the Father of Texas

Stephen F. Austin: The Son Becomes the Father of Texas

By: Wade, Mary Dodson

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Houston, Texas, Bright Sky Press: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10419

ISBN: 1933979453

Condition: Fine


Biography for a juvenile audience. "A biography of the patient, cultured empresario who founded Texas. Because he accepted the responsibility of fulfilling his father's dream to establish an American colony in Spanish land, he became the Father of Texas." 64 pages with Author's Note, SOurces, and Index. Illustrated. Fine, clean copy. View more info

Image for Organ Fantasies on Ancient Hymns and Chorales

Organ Fantasies on Ancient Hymns and Chorales

By: Bach, Brahms, Mendelssohn, et al

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Dayton, Ohio, Lorenz Publishing Company: 1949

Seller ID: 10418

Condition: Very Good


Previous owner name on the front cover. Notation inside front cover, otherwise clean and unmarked. 64 pages. A suggested registration for two-manual pipe organ is printed in Roman type. A suggested registration for Hammond Electric Organ is printed in italic. 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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Call Back the Years

By: Shank, Margarethe Erdahl

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Minneapolis, Augsburg Publishing House: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10416

Condition: Near Fine


The dust jacket has wear along the top edge and spine ends. Protected now in a Mylar sleeve. Fictional account of Norwegian immigrants in the Dakotas in the early 1900s. 273 pages with drawings by Richard Bobnick. Note laid in at front of book by a previous owner referencing her immigrant ancestors to the Midwest. View more info

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The Making of a Moron

By: Brennan, Niall

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Sheed & Ward: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10415

Condition: Good


Spotting to the edges of the page block. The dust jacket is price-clipped, has edge wear, rubbing and several small ink stains. 189 pages. An account of experiments made to determine the effect on "normal" workers' mentality of routine jobs in factories. The author's inspiration for this social experiment came from factory work during World War I when "mentally defectives" replaced workers away at war with greater discipline and efficiency on the whole. View more info

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One Afternoon at Mezzegra : The Story of Mussolini's Death

By: Whittle, Peter

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, NJ, Prentice-Hall, Inc.: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10414

Condition: Very Good


Slight toning to the page edges. Jacket shows some rubbing and a small tear at the foot of the spine. The story of Mussolini's death and the four days preceding it culminating in a gruesome act of mob violence, in which the hated Italian dictator, his mistress, and a group of followers were captured, executed, and hung by their heels from the canopy of a gas station. 195 pages with Bibliography and Index. Black and white photos. View more info

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Conquistadores and Cannibals: The Early History of Padre Island (1519-1845)

By: Smylie, Vernon

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Corpus Christi, Texas, Texas News Syndicate Press: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10413

Condition: Very Good


Browning or sunning to spine and top edge. Sharp corners, clean. Stapled booklet, 28 pages plus a list of sources. Cover design and illustrations by Gerda McMurry. History of Padre Island in South Texas, south of Corpus Christie. Cover design and sketches by Gerda McMurry. View more info