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1 Adams, Samuel Hopkins Chingo Smith of the Erie Canal VG 1st ED HB
NY Random House, Inc. 1958 First Edition Hardcover Very Good + No Jacket Ex-Library 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall Vosburgh, Leonard 
Tight and bright ex-lib with pocket pulled but all pp present. Rebound in green illustrated buckram. 276 pp text crisp and bright. Chingo Smith's un-glorified beginnings as a homeless boy of New York do not deter him from his dream of becoming a boat operator on the Erie Canal. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Diogenes The Story of the Greek Philosopher HB/DJ, Aliki
2 Aliki Diogenes The Story of the Greek Philosopher HB/DJ
NJ Prentice-Hall 1968 Possible First Hardcover Near Fine Good + Book 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Illustrated 
Brown cloth covered boards, light color loss at still sharp tips. Text tight and unmarked. DJ in new mylar is price clipped and has a sizable chip out of rear panel, small closed tear at head of frt panel and color loss at lightly rubbed tips. 32pp. Our books are cleaned and dust wrappers placed in new mylar whenever possible. Offered from a five star, full-time, professional bookseller and proud member of the Virginia Antiquarian Booksellers Association. Your satisfaction is our #1 priority. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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The Story of William Penn. NF 1st ED PB, Aliki
3 Aliki The Story of William Penn. NF 1st ED PB
NJ Prentice-Hall 1964 0138469318 / 9780138469313 First Edition Soft cover Near Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Illustrated 
Very light wear at tips of uncreased, glossy paperback covers, two small soil marks in white margin on rear cover, unpaginated text mint. 32 pp. Describes in words and pictures how William Penn came to found Pennsylvania William Penn came from England to America in 1682. Our books are cleaned and dust wrappers placed in new mylar whenever possible. Offered from a five star, full-time, professional bookseller and proud member of the Virginia Antiquarian Booksellers Association. Your satisfaction is our #1 priority. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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The Story of William Penn. VG+ HB/DJ, Aliki
4 Aliki The Story of William Penn. VG+ HB/DJ
NJ Prentice-Hall Inc. 1964 Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Hardcover Very Good + Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Illustrated 
Tight bright former library book with pocket and all pages present. Tape marks on endpapers. 32 pp. Unclipped dj in mylar shows some wear at head of spine and subsequent areas at head of dj panel approx 1" from spine, displays well. Story of the early Quaker settlers illustrated in color and blw throughout. Our books are cleaned and dust wrappers placed in new mylar whenever possible. Offered from a five star, full-time, professional bookseller and proud member of the Virginia Antiquarian Booksellers Association. Your satisfaction is our #1 priority. 
Price: 9.50 USD
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Mountain of My Dreams The Early Years, The Middle Years, The Later Years. Book 1, 2 & 3. Fine 1st ED PBs, Antony, Richard T.
5 Antony, Richard T. Mountain of My Dreams The Early Years, The Middle Years, The Later Years. Book 1, 2 & 3. Fine 1st ED PBs
Authorhouse 2007 First Edition Soft cover Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Photographs 
3 books for one price. All are in fine condition. Isbn's 1418404926, 1403384355, 9781434301543. Two published by Authorhouse, Book #1 (The Early Years) published by 1st Books. Story of country living in Rappahannock, Virginia by local author. Our books are cleaned and dust wrappers placed in new mylar whenever possible. Offered from a five star, full-time, professional bookseller and proud member of the Virginia Antiquarian Booksellers Association. Your satisfaction is our #1 priority. 
Price: 48.00 USD
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The Legacy of Delta High School Reflections of a Graduate. Fine 1st ED PB, Beakes, Kendall Douglas
6 Beakes, Kendall Douglas The Legacy of Delta High School Reflections of a Graduate. Fine 1st ED PB
VA Bookcrafters 1998 First Edition Soft cover Brand New No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Photographs 
Brand new, uncreased 139 pg biography illustrated with b/w photos. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Saxophone Boy. SIGNED 1ST ED HB, Bell, Bill
7 Bell, Bill Saxophone Boy. SIGNED 1ST ED HB
Tundra Books of Northern New York 1980 0912766980 / 9780912766980 1st Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall Illustrated Signed by Author(s)
SIGNED by author, dedicated to Debbie on title page. Burgundy cloth boards with bright gilt title rubbed at tips and marked, 24 pp text fine. The author-illustrator describes his childhood in Philadelphia and tells how he made two of his dreams come true by becoming a professional saxophone player and a painter. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Ferdinand Magellan Why They Became Famous Series. VG+ 1st ED PB, Bitossi, Sergio; Translated By Stephen Thorne
8 Bitossi, Sergio; Translated By Stephen Thorne Ferdinand Magellan Why They Became Famous Series. VG+ 1st ED PB
Silver Burdett & Co. 1985 0382069846 / 9780382069840 First Edition Soft cover Very Good + No Jacket Book 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Illustrated 
Owner's name on fep, light color loss to extremities of brown glossy card covers, 62 pp text fine. Recounts how the 16th century Portuguese explorer launched the first voyage around the world, although he met his death before his men completed the expedition. Our books are cleaned and dust wrappers placed in new mylar whenever possible. Offered from a five star, full-time, professional bookseller and proud member of the Virginia Antiquarian Booksellers Association. Your satisfaction is our #1 priority. 
Price: 8.50 USD
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Remembering Davey. Portrait of an American Hero. 1st ED PB, Bolton, Clyde and Mike
9 Bolton, Clyde and Mike Remembering Davey. Portrait of an American Hero. 1st ED PB
AL The Birmingham News 1993 0963541315 / 9780963541314 First Edition Soft cover Good + No Jacket Book 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Photographs 
Edges lightly rubbed and bumped. Front cover vertically creased and both covers somewhat curled. Text tight and bright. Well illustrated with b/w photos. 121 pp. Biography, dedication of Davey Allison, Stock Car Driver. Our books are cleaned and dust wrappers placed in new mylar whenever possible. Offered from a five star, full-time, professional bookseller and proud member of the Virginia Antiquarian Booksellers Association. Your satisfaction is our #1 priority. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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Gen George Washington. VG+ 1st ED PB, Bragdon, Henry W.; Keller, Allan; Cullen, Joseph P.;
10 Bragdon, Henry W.; Keller, Allan; Cullen, Joseph P.; Gen George Washington. VG+ 1st ED PB
U.S.A. Eastern Acorn Press 1985 First Edition Soft cover Very Good + No Jacket Book 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Photographs 
Corners slightly rubbed. 48 pp illustrated with b/w photos & maps. Our books are cleaned and dust wrappers placed in new mylar whenever possible. Offered from a five star, full-time, professional bookseller and proud member of the Virginia Antiquarian Booksellers Association. Your satisfaction is our #1 priority. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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Lafayette. Real People Series. 1st ED PB, Brink, Carol Ryrie
11 Brink, Carol Ryrie Lafayette. Real People Series. 1st ED PB
CA California State Department of Education 1956 First Edition Soft cover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Morse, Dorothy Bayley 
Light surface wear & color loss on cover from storage, innards as new. Real People Series #7. 36 pp. Our books are cleaned and dust wrappers placed in new mylar whenever possible. Offered from a five star, full-time, professional bookseller and proud member of the Virginia Antiquarian Booksellers Association. Your satisfaction is our #1 priority. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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The Love You Make. An Insider's Story of The Beatles HB/DJ/1st ED, Brown, Peter; Gaines, Steven
12 Brown, Peter; Gaines, Steven The Love You Make. An Insider's Story of The Beatles HB/DJ/1st ED
NY McGraw-Hill Book Co. 1983 007008159X / 9780070081598 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Photographs 
Crisp square copy in red paper covered boards with burg cloth back strip. First edition, no names, tears or soil. Unclipped dj in new mylar shows well w/negligible color loss at tips. 448 pp. Comprehensive volume with b/w photos. A close friend and business manager for the legendary group portrays the personal lives of the members of the Beatles, from their youth in Liverpool to their rise to success in the world of pop music to the death of John Lennon in 1980. Our books are cleaned and dust wrappers placed in new mylar whenever possible. Offered from a five star, full-time, professional bookseller and proud member of the Virginia Antiquarian Booksellers Association. Your satisfaction is our #1 priority. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Pilgrim's Progress. 1st ED HB, Bunyan, John; Retold By Gary D. Schmidt
13 Bunyan, John; Retold By Gary D. Schmidt Pilgrim's Progress. 1st ED HB
MI William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co 1994 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Moser, Barry 
Tight bright marbled boards with copper gilt sword on cover. Tips barely bumped (not rubbed). No dj. Illust by Barry Moser. 76 pp text flawless. The pilgrim Christian undertakes the dangerous journey to the Celestial City, experiencing physical and spiritual obstacles along the way. Our books are cleaned and dust wrappers placed in new mylar whenever possible. Offered from a five star, full-time, professional bookseller and proud member of the Virginia Antiquarian Booksellers Association. Your satisfaction is our #1 priority. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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Both Sides of The Canvas SIGNED BY AUTHOR. Fine 1st ED PB, Burgess, Mary Hayden
14 Burgess, Mary Hayden Both Sides of The Canvas SIGNED BY AUTHOR. Fine 1st ED PB
IN Authorhouse 2004 1418475734 / 9781418475734 1st Edition Soft cover Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Illustrated Signed by Author(s)
SIGNED by author on title page: "To Susan, Best wishes, Mary Burgess". 256 pg memoir illustrated in b/w tells of the life story of the young daughter of the last American vice governor general of The Philippines who grew up in Ann Arbor, Michigan. During WWII she volunteered with the American Red Cross, then after the war, moved to Wyoming to raise a family and take up painting. Her husband died from Alzheimer's disease. "A heartfelt memoir, and paintings that lead you into ethereal Wyoming skies". Our books are cleaned and dust wrappers placed in new mylar whenever possible. Offered from a five star, full-time, professional bookseller and proud member of the Virginia Antiquarian Booksellers Association. Your satisfaction is our #1 priority. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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Children of the Southern Cross. NF 1st ED/HB/DJ, Burks, Arthur J.
15 Burks, Arthur J. Children of the Southern Cross. NF 1st ED/HB/DJ
NY Maryknoll Publications 1968 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Shipman, Robert A. 
Not ex-lib. Book fine with bumped spine ends, internally crisp and unmarked. Unclipped DJ worn at tips with soil mark on front panel, one inch closed tear and 1/4 in chip at foot of rear panel, displays well in new mylar. 132 pages. Book on the Mundurucu Indians in the jungles of Brazil. 13 tales in this volume w/ very nice illustrations. Our books are cleaned and dust wrappers placed in new mylar whenever possible. Offered from a five star, full-time, professional bookseller and proud member of the Virginia Antiquarian Booksellers Association. Your satisfaction is our #1 priority. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Pink Goddess  The Jayne Mansfield Story. VG 1st ED/HB/DJ, Callan, Michael Feeney
16 Callan, Michael Feeney Pink Goddess The Jayne Mansfield Story. VG 1st ED/HB/DJ
London W.H. Allen 1986 0491030851 / 9780491030854 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall Photographs 
Solid copy with bumped tips and spine ends, few dings in foot of frt board. Unclipped dj in new mylar shows a few light wrinkles along top edge of frt board, else fine. 224 pp text crisp and unmarked. Profusely illust with b/w photos, it is a fitting memento of a brief but sensational career. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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A Highland Childhood AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY, Twice Signed By Author. Fine 1st ED PB, Campbell, Aileen
17 Campbell, Aileen A Highland Childhood AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY, Twice Signed By Author. Fine 1st ED PB
VA Knockfarrel Press 2005 0972961828 / 9780972961820 First Edition Soft cover As New No Jacket Book 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Illustrated Signed by Author(s)
Fine FIRST EDITION TWICE SIGNED by Author: Presentation copy with author's signature and dedication on title page: "To Meg, My dear friend. Blessings, Aileen Campbell 10.7.05". As new inside and out in bright plaid paper covers with lovely and soft watercolor art on cover and throughout. 63 pp crisp, bright & unmarked. A delightful collection of stories and original artwork by Aileen Campbell, taking you on a journey of her childhood adventures in the Scottish Highlands. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Meet The Presidents, Cavanah, Frances; Crandall, Elizabeth L.
18 Cavanah, Frances; Crandall, Elizabeth L. Meet The Presidents
PA Macrae Smith Co 1965 Third Printing Hardcover Good + Good + Ex-Library 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Schule, Clifford 
Ex-lib with pocket and all pp present. Shelf wear and spine cocked, page block wobbly but no loose pages or threat of any falling out. Unclipped dj displays well. 380 pp. Solid working copy. Contains biographical sketches with detailed information on the presidents of the United States. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Mao Papers Anthology and Bibliography. NF 1st ED/HB/DJ, Ch'en, Jerome
19 Ch'en, Jerome Mao Papers Anthology and Bibliography. NF 1st ED/HB/DJ
NY Oxford University Press 1970 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
221 pp. Collection of unpublished or little-known writings of Mao Tse-tung. Includes bibliog. In English and Chinese, of Mao"s writings. Book with sharp tips and bumped spine ends, crossed out name on fep. Unclipped dj sunned on back strip, title barely legible, now in new protective mylar. Our books are cleaned and dust wrappers placed in new mylar whenever possible. Offered from a five star, full-time, professional bookseller and proud member of the Virginia Antiquarian Booksellers Association. Your satisfaction is our #1 priority. 
Price: 9.50 USD
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And Tyler Too. 1st ED/HB/DJ, Chidsey, Donald Barr
20 Chidsey, Donald Barr And Tyler Too. 1st ED/HB/DJ
TN Thomas Nelson Inc 1978 0840765851 / 9780840765857 First Edition Hardcover Very Good + Very Good + Ex-Library 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Illustrated 
Blue boards with gray spine. 158 pp., including index. Crossed out library name on front end page, Stated First Edition, Ex-lib with pocket pulled but all pages present. Crisp text. Unclipped dj flaps glued to pastedns. Biography of John Tyler, Virginia gentleman - who became President after William Henry Harrison died, and was embarrassed by the Hard Cider campaign that propelled him into the White House. Our books are cleaned and dust wrappers placed in new mylar whenever possible. Offered from a five star, full-time, professional bookseller and proud member of the Virginia Antiquarian Booksellers Association. Your satisfaction is our #1 priority. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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