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Image for Georgia O'Keeffe: A Life

Georgia O'Keeffe: A Life

By: Robinson, Roxana

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Harper & Row: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 33899

ISBN: 0060159650

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition hardcover with previous owner's name on half title page. Slight small abrasion blemish at foot of title page. Age toned dj slightly curled at top edge of frt panel but no tears or loss, Slight soil on white background rear panel, now in mylar and displays well. Massive tome of 639 p. The first biography written with the full cooperation of the O'Keeffe family examines the artist's long and distinguished career, her personal relationships, and her significance... View more info

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Many Unhappy Returns One Man's Quest to Turn Around The Most Unpopular Organization in America SIGNED

By: Rossotti, Charles O.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: MA, Harvard Business School Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 36760

ISBN: 1591394414

Condition: Fine


Brilliant 1st edition hardcover with presentation plate on fep, signed by author: "To Suzie Turner With best wishes, Charles Rossotti". 340 pgs. Unclipped dj in new mylar displays well without chips or tears. Imagine that after decades of running a successful corporation, you get an offer to lead a crucial government agency. The organization is maligned by the public, beset by profound management and technology problems, and trapped in a political minefield. Thi... View more info

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Abraham Lincoln The Prarie Years One Volume Abridged Edition

By: Sandburg, Carl

Price: $17.00

Publisher: NY, Harcourt, Brace & Company: 1929

Edition: Abridged Edition

Seller Id: 46211

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality hardcover in ecru linen cloth covered boards with sharp tips and spine ends. Book has one light soil mark on fore-edge of foot of page block, otherwise, no names, highlighting, tears or blemishes. 604 pp text flawless and well illustrated in b/w from photographs, cartoons, sketches, maps and letters. This is the abridged edition complete in one volume. Both dj flaps have shallow clips upper and lower but believe there was no price removed. There is one ... View more info

Image for She Came Here With Only One Suitcase  The Eva Rutland Story & Her Holistic Health Beliefs  SIGNED

She Came Here With Only One Suitcase The Eva Rutland Story & Her Holistic Health Beliefs SIGNED

By: Schaeffer, Jean Thomas

Price: $15.00

Publisher: VA, Harvestwood Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 27047

ISBN: 0970375808

Condition: Fine


1st edition paperback signed by author on title page: Steve, Best wishes and hope you will enjoy my story. Jean Schaffer. 135 p. View more info

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A. E. Housman Writers and Their Work No. 69

By: Scott-Kilvert, Ian

Price: $8.00

Publisher: England, Longmans, Green and Co.,: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 7183

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition paperback shows negligible surface wear from storage, 40 pp text tight and bright. Published for the British Council and the National Book League. View more info

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Whoa - Long Ago SIGNED

By: Sieg, Robert C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: VA, Brunswick Publishing Corp.: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 27363

ISBN: 1556180403

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition paperback signed by author on fep, "To Charlotte, Best Wishes by Robert C. Sieg." Negligible surface wear to tips of covers, internally as new. 220 p. With a touch of human interest and humor, Whoa-Long Ago calls serious attention to the mysteries of life and spiritual realities. The author struggles with practical problems like the basis of moral responsibility, ownership, feelings, fellowship, conflict, miracles, faith, death and beyond. He solicits... View more info

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Boys Farm A History SIGNED

By: Skinner, James L., III

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44501

ISBN: 1401025633

Condition: Fine


Lovely 1st edition hardcover with sharp tips and spine ends. Signed on presentation page by the woman the book is dedicated to: ("Love Mama Sheady Pg 121). 229 p. text flawless. The history of a wealthy couple's decision to reject their worldly success, money and status and to live in virtual poverty in order to dedicate themselves to realizing their impossible dream of redeeming homeless, helpless, neglected, abused or abandoned boys. View more info

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Once Upon a Family Reunion

By: Smith, Gloria J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: G & L Publications: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 24424

ISBN: 0964401819

Condition: As New


1st edition hardcover. Absolutely brand new book, still in publishers shrink wrap (small hole in shrink wrap but book as new). 64 p text fine. View more info

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The Girl of Independence SIGNED

By: Snead, Lois Doran; Snead, Rayner V.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: VA, Pignut Publishing: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 29666

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by both authors. A near fine copy with sticker remnants on cover stating author is a resident of Rappahannock County, VA. Lightly rubbed paper covers of this photo-illustrated Missouri memoir. Former owner's name/addy sticker on title page. 168 pgs. View more info

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Reflections: Then, Now and Tomorrow SIGNED

By: Snyder, Odessa

Price: $35.00

Publisher: WV, Butternut Publications: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 32200

ISBN: 188156214X

Condition: Very Good


Lilac colored 1st edition paperback with b/w floral photo on front cover. Light age-toning along extremities of frt and rear covers, small bit of glue rems from a previously placed, aged sticker that came off (not a paper pull). Signed opposite contents page in green marker by author: " Best Wishes, Dess December 1994". Not signed to anybody in particular, more than collectible or a super special gift book. 48 p. of rich, uplifting reflections on this warm West... View more info

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Visits to European Celebrities

By: Sprague, William B., D.D.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: MA, Gould and Lincoln: 1855

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 27585

Condition: Good +


1st edition hardcover in brown boards with tips bumped and rubbed, small chip out of cloth on backstrip, gilt title on spine legible but dull. 305 p. text tight and bright, one closed tear on one page, endpapers age toned, name and date 1855 in pencil on title page. Reading copy. View more info

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Henry Kissinger: The Anguish of Power

By: Stoessinger, John G.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, W.W. Norton & Co., Inc.: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 43203

ISBN: 0393055892

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover in black paper covered boards with black cloth backstrip, bright gilt titles. Tips and spine ends sharp. Unclipped dj is clipped at lower tip of frt flap. Two tidy closed tears on rear panel of age-toned white background dj. Stated first edition on copyright page. 234 p. Bit of age soiling on edge of page block. Nice solid copy. View more info

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A Hero Named George A True Story of an Undercover Police Officer TWICE SIGNED

By: Stowers, Carlton

Price: $20.00

Publisher: TX, Community Justice Foundation of Texas: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed By Author & Illustrator

Seller Id: 30652

ISBN: 096310280X

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover, author's presentation copy, signed by author and illustrator on fep with gift dedication for the Jack's family. Glossy pictorial boards & illustrated pages tight and bright with lightly bumped (not rubbed) spine ends. SUMMARY: Story of a young police officer who was killed while working undercover as a high school student in Midlothian, Texas. Includes page of discussion questions for young readers. The adult version of this story is Innocence Lost... View more info

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Holocost Biographies: Raoul Wallenberg. Swedish Diplomat and Humanitarian

By: Streissguth, Thomas

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc.: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 37101

ISBN: 0823933180

Condition: Near Fine


Brilliant crisp 1st edition hardcover in illustrated glossy pictorial boards showing negligible color loss at tips of still sharp spine ends, 112 pg text crisp and unmarked, presentation label "From the Irwin Uran Gift Fund", not dedicated to anyone in particular. No names, tears or soil. In lovely condition for gift giving. View more info

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Remembering Sinatra A Life in Pictures

By: Sullivan, Robert

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Time Inc: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 26197

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition exlib has white paper covered boards with sharp tips and bumped spine ends. Unclipped original dj in new mylar shows well with no call tags on spine. 120 pp text is crisp without tears or soil. Profusely illustrated in b/w photography. Includes everything including his wives, the Rat Pack, Life at The Sands and more. View more info

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Joseph Cottonseed

By: Taylor, Belinda

Price: $48.00

Publisher: South Carolina, Sandlapper Publishing Co. Inc: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46294

ISBN: 0878441247

Condition: Very Good


Glossy, crisp paperback with a faint curl to lower tips from storage, hint of age toning at head of white background covers. 16 pp text is crisp and unmarked, no names, tears or soil. Photo available, please email. ISBN 0878441247 Factual tale of the author's Great Grandfather's stories of the letters he received from a distant relative Claude Clifton Leitner and the history of how Claude brought cotton to America. View more info

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Oath of Office

By: Thornton, C. Lee; Edited By Christy Marie Thornton

Price: $18.00

Publisher: IN, Authorhouse: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40191

ISBN: 1420893920

Condition: As New


Fine 1st edition hardcover in like dj. 453 pp. This book chronicles the rearing of an African-American child in the "Upsouth" during the 1950s and 1960s, and his experiences as an adult in another world-the F.B.I. View more info

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E.B. White The Elements of a Writer

By: Tingum, Janice

Price: $10.00

Publisher: MN, Learner Publications Company: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 37464

ISBN: 0822549220

Condition: Fine


1st edition glossy pictorial boards with sharp tips and spine ends, bound in slick reinforced binding w/illustrations including author's photograph on frt board and frt panel of unclipped, unpriced dust jacket in brand new mylar. DJ shows glare from scanner, there is no white mark on dj. 128 pages of tight & bright text with no writing, tears, soil or blemishes. The story of the life of E.B. White (author of Charlottes Web) with quotes from White's own work. View more info

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A Family On Wheels Further Adventures of the Trapp Family Singers

By: Trapp, Maria Augusta; Murdoch Ruth T.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: PA, J. B. Lippincott Co.: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 45903

Condition: Near Fine


First edition hardcover in solid red buckram boards with white titles on backstrip. Black marker crossed out stamp on head of page block no other markings on outside of book, no call letters on backstrip, no pocket or evidence of ever having had one, all pages present. Internally as new save for one lib stamp on foot of copyright page and one on foot of last page, else as new. Illustrated with b/w photos. 222 pp biography of the famous Trapp family choir and their fli... View more info

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Roald Dahl A Biography

By: Treglown, Jeremy

Price: $8.00

Publisher: CA, Harcourt Brace & Co.: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 37247

ISBN: 0156001993

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover with negligible wear on tips of black background photo-illustrated covers. Few creases along spine edge. 322 p crisp and unmarked. "A highly compelling portrait of an author whose life was nearly as colorful and unpredictable as his fiction. Probes the dark and volatile nature of the postmodern Pied Piper whose macabre tales bewitched millions of children and their parents". View more info