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Image for A Family On Wheels  Further Adventures of the Trapp Family Singers

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

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The Selected Letters of D.H. Lawrence

By: Trilling, Diana Editor

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Farrar, Straus & Cudahy: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 30001

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition hardcover in grey cloth with black box and gilt lettering on spine, cloth bumped and slightly mottled, corners sharp, internally fine. 322 p. Selected letters of the famed English novelist to such correspondents as Aldous Huxley, E. M. Forster, Alfred Stieglitz, Katherine Mansfield, others. View more info

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Blows of Circumstance From Hopeless to Heroic One American Child's True Story SIGNED

By: Turnbull, Ann; Wase, Joseph

Price: $10.00

Publisher: PA, White Mane Publishing Co., Inc: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 34684

ISBN: 0942597117

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover signed on fep: "For Dick, I hope you like the book. Best Wishes, A. Turnbull 11/26/91". Green leatherette boards with sharp tips, 298 pg text crisp and unmarked. Unclipped dj in new mylar shows a closed tear and light color loss at extremities, one 1/2" closed tear at head of rear panel. More than suitable for gift giving. The story of David Wayne Heidecker, an unwanted child who suffered through foster homes from birth until age seven w... View more info

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Maroc Koda Kumi

By: Unknown

Price: $25.00

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 41135

ISBN: 4847029429

Condition: Fine


Fine book in near fine dj showing negligible surface wear at tips. Closed tear and crinkle at outer dj wrapper, now in new mylar and displays well. A book of photographs of a beautiful young oriental or islamic woman. Text not in English. View more info

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The Beatles

By: Unknown

Price: $8.00

Publisher: CT, Academic Industries, Inc: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 43026

ISBN: 0883017792

Condition: Fine


1st edition 52 pg glossy paperback with slight curl to covers from storage, no creases or color loss at tips. Text slightly yellowed but not brittle. Text crisp and unmarked, no names or tears. First edition. More than presentable for gift giving or the collector's shelf. Illust with & b/w line drawings throughout. Interesting Beatles memorabilia/collectible. View more info

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Florence Nightingale and the Founding of Professional Nursing

By: Unknown

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1959

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 43133

Condition: Good


Stapled paperback with lightly rubbed tips, small closed tear on rear cover fore edge, clear tape along spine, foot of page block starting below lower staple but all pages holding fine. Covers spotted and a tad rippled. Rear cover states this may be a companion booklet that went along with a 35 MM film strip but this is the book only. 24 pp. View more info

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The Random House Vest Pocket Dictionary of Famous People

By: Urdang, Constance, B.A., M.F.A.,; Editor

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1962

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 42387

Condition: Near Fine


Fine copy in blk limp leatherette covers w/bright gilt titles. 320 p with pronounciation key on rear pastdns. Collectible copy. View more info

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In Quest of Oases

By: Van Sinderen, Adrian

Price: $14.00

Publisher: NY, Privately Printed: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 33818

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover with light rub at upper fore edge tip and head of back strip. Boards show very light surface wear. All pages tight and bright. 124 p. Journal of the author's travels to places such as Mesa Verde National Park in Colorado, Petrified National Forest, Montezuma's Castle in Arizona, Badlands of South Dakota, Devil's tower, horse farms in England and more. Whole chapter on Hackney ponies and driving. View more info

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Ida B. Wells-Barnett Woman of Courage

By: Van Steenwyk, Elizabeth

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Franklin Watts: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 37473

ISBN: 0531130142

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover with miniscule shelf wear at the foot of the boards of the nice hardcover. Unclipped pictorial dust jacket is lightly sunned on spine & at top edge of boards, does have fade marks from library stamps on old mylar, shows well in new mylar. 128 pages of tight & bright text with school stamp at head of page block, one small date stamp on the rear paste down otherwise no writing, tears, soil or blemishes. A biography of the black woman who campaigned fo... View more info

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Scotland's Queen The Story of Mary Stewart

By: Vance, Marguerite

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, E. P. Dutton: 1967

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller Id: 15285

Condition: Very Good


Tight, bright lightly worn exlib hardcover in vg dj. Tape marks on end papers, all pages and pocket present. Mary, Queen of Scots, 1542 -1587. View more info

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Dangerous Friends

By: Viertel, Peter

Price: $38.00

Publisher: London, Viking: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 37912

ISBN: 0670845337

Condition: Near Fine


A beautiful silver gilt lettered hardcover with minimal wear, book has been bumped rather hard on lower front edge otherwise shows well. Unclipped dj has negligible shelf wear along edges. 406 pages of tight & bright text with no tears or writing. "This book evokes the mythic giants of the glory days of the American film industry. Creative artists and men's men, flamboyant egoists, performers of spontaneous acts of selfishness and generosity: these are Peter Viertel'... View more info

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Just Like Abraham Lincoln

By: Waber, Bernard

Price: $25.00

Publisher: MA, Houghton Mifflin Co.: 1964

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller Id: 41009

Condition: Very Good +


Tight bright 4th printing exlib with bumped tips (no rub through). Few exlib stamps, pocket and all pages present. Crisp, tight copy. 32 p. Rare hardcover edition. Displays well, see image. An entirely fresh point of view of President Lincoln with author pictures in various three-color shades and tints. View more info

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My Desire

By: Warner, Susan AKA, Wetherall, Elizabeth

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, Robert Carter & Brothers: 1880

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 33077

Condition: Good +


1st edition hardcover in rust cloth boards with black illustrations and titles, Tips and spine ends bumped and lightly rubbed. Small soil spot and fade mark at foot of front board. Previous owner's signature on foxed FEP. Inner hinges solid, 629 p. tight and bright. "A purposely misinterpreted letter defers marital happiness for ten years during which Desire Burgoyne continues her dedicated life, devoted to serving less fortunate individuals primarily in Chesterfiel... View more info

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Where Do Grandmothers Come From? (And Where Do They Go?) SIGNED

By: Weaver, Frances

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Midlife Musings: 1992

Edition: Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 33390

ISBN: 096179304X

Condition: Fine


Lovely 2nd printing illustrated paperback on pebbled ecru background stock. Author's Presentation Copy, SIGNED on half title page as follows: "For Trudy, Thanks! Frances Weaver." 117 pgs illustrated with b/w drawings from the author's own sketchbook. "Frances Weaver, the mother of four and grandmother of eight, at 67 casts off the generally held assumptions that the mature years bring loneliness and boredom. Her new book looks at four generations, from grandp... View more info

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Presenting Judy Blume

By: Weidt, Maryann N.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Dell/Laurel Leaf: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40720

ISBN: 0440210933

Condition: Very Good +


Tight bright glossy 1st edition paperback without names, tears or soil. Text age toned but not brittle. Covers show color loss at lower edges from storage. Image scanned watery but is not so in reality. 179 p biography of this award winning novelist with 8pp of photos. View more info

Image for Wolferl: The First Six Years in the Life of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart : 1756-1762

Wolferl: The First Six Years in the Life of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart : 1756-1762

By: Weil, Lisl

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Holiday House: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45181

ISBN: 0823408760

Condition: Very Good


Stated 1st edition book like new inside and out, dj has color loss and light wear at tips and two closed tears, also one lighter spot but displays well in new mylar. 32 pp. A portrait of the great composer as a child prodigy who astounded the courts of Europe with his musical genius. View more info

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Catherine De Medici and the Protestant Reformation

By: Whitelaw, Nancy

Price: $8.00

Publisher: CA, Morgan Reynolds: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 42089

Condition: Very Good +


Tight bright glossy 1st edition exlib hardcover with sharp tips and spine ends. No pocket or evidence of ever having had one, all pgs present. 160 p. View more info

Image for Through The Eyes of a Child  A Photo Book Project of Nazarene Compassionate Ministries in partnership with Children Around The World

Through The Eyes of a Child A Photo Book Project of Nazarene Compassionate Ministries in partnership with Children Around The World

By: Williamson, Kevin; Designer

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Nazarene Publishing House: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40629

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover in fine condition. This color photo filled book shows the desperation of the poor and the hope that God gives to all who seek. Collectible, as new copy w/out names, tears or soil. Photo illustrated slick hardcover boards, no DJ. View more info

Image for Tramp Artist: The Life of Robert Webb, Jr.  SIGNED

Tramp Artist: The Life of Robert Webb, Jr. SIGNED

By: Wright, Thelma Webb

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Thelma Webb Thelma: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 33499

ISBN: 0962365017

Condition: Near Fine


Presentation copy signed by the author, "To Sally, A pleasure to meet you. Thelma Webb Wright" on half title page. 204 p. Negligible surface wear from storage. The life of artist Robert Webb including artistic techniques used and explained. View more info