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Image for Trail Maker  The Story of David Livingstone

Trail Maker The Story of David Livingstone

By: Latham, Robert O.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Lutterworth Press: 1956

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 46757

Condition: Very Good


Light green 2nd printing hardcover with bumped tips and spine ends has a tidy ink gift dedication and half inch closed tear at head of fep. 95 pages of heavy stock is crisp and unmarked. Price clipped dj has wear and a couple of short closed tears at extrems but displays well in new mylar with full color art on frt panel & backstrip. David Livingstone stands boldly amongst the great venturers of the Christian faith. From his Blantyre boyhood's home to the day his heart was buried in Central Africa lies a tale of courage and action never surpassed in human history.. View more info

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Journal of a Young Lady of Virginia 1787

By: Lee, Lucinda

Price: $30.00

Publisher: VA, Robert E. Lee Memorial Association, Inc: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 31110

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover floral green/blue wallpaper patterned boards with ecru paste-on square paper w/blue lettering on frt board. Corners sharp, internally as new w/mapped endpapers. Published 1976 by Robert E. Lee memorial Association Inc. Printed in USA by Whittet and Shepperson, Richmond, VA. Designed by Raymond Geary. 57 pp with index and genealogical tree of Thomas Lee of Stratford Hall 1690-1750 in rear. Lovely diary entries written by youthful Lucinda Lee beginning four years after the Revolutionary War had ended. Lucinda was the daughter of Thomas Ludwell Lee, second son of Thomas Lee,... View more info

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Abigail Adams Heroes of the Revolution

By: Lee, Susan & John

Price: $8.00

Publisher: IL, Childrens Press: 1977

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller Id: 26019

ISBN: 0516046578

Condition: Near Fine


Book Club Edition shows light color loss to lightly bumped tips, internally as new. 47 pp. Suited for a juvenile audience. A biography of the parson's daughter who was the wife of the second President and the mother of the sixth. View more info

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Thomas Jefferson Heroes of the Revolution

By: Lee, Susan & John

Price: $8.00

Publisher: IL, Childrens Press: 1974

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller Id: 26020

ISBN: 0516046527

Condition: Near Fine


Book Club Edition hardcover shows light color loss to lightly bumped tips, Internally as new. 47 pp intended for a juvenile audience. A biography of the Virginian who was noted as a statesman, inventor, and author of the Declaration of Independence. View more info

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The Human Island. The Story of a Woman's Dedicatiion to the Hopeless SIGNED

By: Lewandowski, Michalene Doskotch

Price: $100.00

Publisher: NY, Exposition Press: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 38308

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover in teal boards with gold lettering has light shelf wear along bottom edge. Unclipped dj has a 1 1/2" open tear at head of spine, 3/4" open tear at foot of spine, small chips missing from all tips, color loss along spine edge & on several diagonal creases and rear cover is lightly mottled. FEP is signed '7-7-72 It's been wonderful having you as my guest in my home - your beautiful to know. With Best Wishes Sincerely, Michalene Lewandowski.' 193 pages with crisp text and no tears or blemishes. This book is the story of the author's life for the past six and one-hal... View more info

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Seasoned Dates Creation? Winter - Summer 1971 SIGNED

By: Little, Lucy H.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: NC, A.D. Pate and Co.: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 40948

Condition: Fine


Stunning 1st edition hardcover in mustard colored cloth boards w/sharp tips and spine ends. Authors dedication on fep. Unclipped (unpriced) dj in new mylar shows a couple of small closed tears, a faint mark along spine edge, else fine. 113 p of crisp, hand-lettered text. Seasoned Dates presents the latest poems and personal recollections of Lucy Little, though she is at heart a North Carolinian, Lucy Little's interests are anything but parochial, they range wide: from recollections on the death of Charles de Gaulle to an evaluation of Nikita Khrushchev, Nor are they soley political, Lucy's re... View more info

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O. Henry American Short Story Writer Outstanding Personalities

By: Longo, Ludas

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, SamHar Press: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 39714

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition uncirculated library book with all pages and blank card/pocket present. 32 crisp pages. Two tiny pin pricks on glossy aqua colored illustrated frt board. View more info

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Life of Samuel Johnson

By: Macaulay, Thomas Babington; Edited By Clinton W. Lucas

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, American Book Company: 1910

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 19771

Condition: Very Good


Reprint hardcover with pencil writing on inside cover, ink name on fep, very light soil on rust cloth boards, text fine. 1910 edition. View more info

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The Sea Hawk The Story of a Man, A Boat and The Sea

By: Magloire, Juliana T.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Sea Hawk Publishing: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 43875

ISBN: 0974677809

Condition: Fine


Lovely book with an unused CD in pocket on rear inside cover. 137 pp crisp and unmarked. Tips and spine ends sharp, no marks within. As new book and CD. Trials, challenges and life in general have a way of bringing out the best in us if we would only accept them as gifts. The story of this book was 82 years in the making, the lifetime of a simple yet impressive personality, our father, whom everybody who knew him came to love. A simple hero.... If it causes you to think of all those simple people you have known, whose only claim to fame is that they touched the lives of all those who came... View more info

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Wilbur and Orville and the Flying Machine

By: Marquardt, Max

Price: $7.00

Publisher: WI, Raintree Publishers: 1989

Edition: Third Printing

Seller Id: 40695

ISBN: 0817235302

Condition: Near Fine


3rd printing hardcover with sharp tips and spine ends. One tiny finger smudge on title pg above large silver Britannica Book Clubs sticker in publishers space. 32 pp. A biography of the aviator brothers, for beginning readers. This is the story of Wilbur And Orville Wright. Also known as the Wright brothers. View more info

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Marco Polo Why They Became Famous Series

By: Marri, Noemi Vincini; Translated By Mary Lee Grisanti

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Silver Burdett & Co.: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 21203

ISBN: 0382068521

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover with owner's name on fep, else fine inside and out showing negligible surface wear. View more info

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More Fun Between Falls SIGNED

By: Martin, Bella Hagner

Price: $65.00

Publisher: NH, Pretty Penny Farm Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 33669

Condition: As New


1st edition hardcover signed by author, her name only on title page, not signed to anybody in particular. 195 p. More Fun Between Falls is a continuation of the first book, Fun Between Falls. It is the story of Bella Hagner Martin pursuing her life after leaving her mother and her farm in Potomac, Maryland. She tells many tales and unique adventures as she travels through an exciting life. This second memoir also revolves around horses. View more info

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Thomas Hutchinson and His Contemporaries

By: Massachusetts Historial Society

Price: $10.00

Publisher: MA, Massachusetts Historial Society: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 19789

Condition: Fine


A fine 1st edition picture book by the Massachusetts Historial Society. Benjamin Franklin's sister was quite taken with Hutchinson who left America for England 200 years ago in 1974 never to return. The Massachusetts Historical Society issued this book devoted to him and his contemporaries, distributing it on May 17 at its 1974 Spring Reception, which opened a six-month-long exhibition on the same theme. 4 pp of text and 17 pp of art and manuscript reproductions in b/w. Gift quality collectible. View more info

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Faith In My Heart

By: Maynard, Mollie

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, Vantage Press: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44287

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover in dust wrapper with small repaired paper pull on foot of frt panel. Light foxing on fep. Story of Mollie Maynard, born in Frankfort Maine, spent a time w/her sister in an Orphanage, Mama remarries and they come home. She marries twice, ends up going to Lithuania with her first husband, treated coldly by the relatives, finds her way back to the states, remarries, etc. View more info

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Scott and His Men

By: Maynard, Sara

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NJ, St. Anthony Guild Press: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 43160

Condition: Good +


1st edition hardcover with rubbed tips and spine ends. Illust sage green cloth w/black titles. Inner hinge papers cracked, 158 pg text fine w/tiny ink checkmark at upper tip of fep. Not exlib. An account of this adventure with an into by Admiral Sir Edward R.G.R. Evans, K.C.B., D.S.O., LL.D. View more info

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Stanley & Livingstone

By: McCarthy, Mary Catherine; Editor

Price: $12.00

Publisher: MA, Allyn and Bacon, Inc.: 1970

Seller Id: 45977

Condition: Very Good


Very good paperback in illustrated card covers showing a touch of browning at page edges and light general handling wear, few faint creases, color loss at periphery. Not exlib, no names, tears or soil in the 60 pp text. Possible first printing, no other dates noted. Social Sciences book for kids to read and learn about explorers, what they do, how they dress, duties, etc. View more info

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A Monk Swimming. A Memoir SIGNED w/add'l Letter Laid In

By: McCourt, Malachy

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, Hyperion: 1998

Edition: Seventh Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 26953

ISBN: 0786863986

Condition: Fine


7th printing hardcover. Author's presentation copy, signed on title page "To Pat A man with a heart and a grand man with the pen. Blessings, Malachy McCourt 21st Sept 1999. Also included is a signed letter from McCourt : Dear Pat, Many thanks for your splendid piece last week. It was a pleasure to meet you. I assure you that whatever clouds are darkening your life will pass slowly but they will pass. Blessings, Malachy McCourt. Malachy McCourt, who has habitually regurgitated English in glorious colors to his fellow Irishmen and New Yorkers, here makes his vivid, whimsical, raucous, murder... View more info

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If You Grew Up with Abraham Lincoln

By: McGovern, Ann

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Scholastic Book Services: 1974

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller Id: 45748

ISBN: 0590419501

Condition: Very Good


Nice straight, landscape format 79 pp paperback with color loss at tips and spine ends. Tidy former owner's name at head of title page and inside cover. Illustrated throughout with black shaded line drawings of Abe answering a young child's questions throughout the text. Questions like: Did you work hard on the frontier? What did you do for fun? What was a store in New Salem like? How would you mail a letter? and much more. View more info

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Spizzerinktum All Day Tales From A Southwestern Boyhood w/Presentation Card Laid In

By: McKinney, Robert M.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Privately Printed: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28617

Condition: Near Fine


First Edition paperback (of 1000 copies). 2 small soil dots on stiff french flap card covers, internally as new. 67 pp. Printed for the friends of Marielle and Robert McKinney and the Santa Fe New Mexican, Christmas 1998. Printed presentation card from the author is laid in. McKinney was a poet, diplomat, and longtime publisher of the New Mexican. View more info

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Right Turns Unconventional Lessons from a Controversial Life

By: Medved, Michael

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Crown Forum: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 29434

ISBN: 1400051878

Condition: As New


Stunning, crisp, gift quality 1st edition hardcover. Not remaider, not exlib. Unread and mint. "Michael Medved provides an important and distinctive perspective on popular culture - fierce, fearless, funny, and formidable." - Mel Gibson. View more info