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Stark of the North Country

By: Dean, Leon W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Farrar & Rinehart, Inc: 1941

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 38367

Condition: Good +


Blue hardcover with gold lettering dampstained with color loss. Unclipped dj is slightly discolored, head of spine is lightly frayed, tips have color loss and it has ripples from being wet otherwise shows well in new mylar. 277 pp text age-toned but not musty. Not exlib. Rare in dj. Here is the story of a Revolutionary hero and general whose long and active life spanned a turbulent period of American development from 1728 to 1822. View more info

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Kings and Queens of England

By: Delderfield, Eric R.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Weathervane Books: 1978

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 43637

ISBN: 0517250950

Condition: Very Good +


1st Weathervane edition, 1st printing. Black hardcover boards with gilt spine titles. 160 pp text browned. Tidy name on fep. Unclipped dj has 4 small chips but displays well in new mylar. Discusses the characters, careers, and influence on history of each English king and queen from the early Saxons to Elizabeth II. View more info

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Shadow Chasers: The Woolfolk Tragedy Revisited SIGNED

By: Deloach, Carolyn

Price: $38.00

Publisher: GA, Eagles Publishing Co: 2000

Edition: Second Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 34023

ISBN: 0970065604

Condition: Near Fine


Author's presentation copy, Signed on half title page: "To Foxcroft Admissions, All my best, Carolyn DeLoach". Lovely copy with lightly bumped spine ends, 398 pp text mint. Unclipped dj in new mylar has a quarter inch closed tear at head of frt gutter, otherwise displays well. Ms. DeLoach changed the view of history with her first book on this case, The Woolfolk Tragedy. Now, three years later, in this revised edition, which contains startling new evidence and ... View more info

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High on a Windy Hill The Story of the Prince of Wales Hotel

By: Djuff, Ray

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Canada, Rocky Mountain Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 37834

ISBN: 0921102712

Condition: Near Fine


Nice 1st edition paperback with minimal shelf wear. 180 pages of tight & bright text with no writing, tears or blemishes. The story of the impressive Prince of Wales Hotel is filled with intrigue. View more info

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New Visualized American History Unit Organization

By: Dorf, Philip, M.A.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Oxford Book Company: 1950

Seller Id: 42575

Condition: Good


Red cloth tape over worn backstrip shows splits at edges, page block sound, 367pp with few corners creased. Solid working copy, all there but not pretty. Has some funny early political cartoons. View more info

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The Americas on the Eve of Discovery

By: Driver, Harold E.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Prentice-Hall, Inc: 1964

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 9667

Condition: Very Good


Very good hard cover in vg dj. Somewhat soiled edge of page block, name on fep, else tight and bright in complete dj w/smoky spine. 179 pp. View more info

Image for Encyclopedia of The Negro  Preparatory Volume with Reference Lists and Reports

Encyclopedia of The Negro Preparatory Volume with Reference Lists and Reports

By: Du Bois, W. E. B. And Johnson, Guy B.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: NY, The Phelps-Stokes Fund, Inc.: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 37917

Condition: Good


1st edition exlib hardcover in black cloth with bright gilt spine title. Liibrary call tag on foot of backstrip and there are several white/light pink marks on front & rear covers. Tips bumped and rubbed. 209 pages of tight & bright text with no tears but title page does have a unique library seal stamped on the page, Front paste down has an embossed name plate, rear paste down has ex-lib card pocket and FEP has an aged Department of Sociology stamp on it. A guide to ... View more info

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Burns Cottage Alloway Catalogue of Manuscripts, Relics Paintings and Other Exhibits in the Cottage and Museum with Historical Note

By: Dunlop, W.H.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: England, Gemmell, T.M. & Son, Ltd: 1966

Seller Id: 43114

Condition: Near Fine


White paperback covers with blue X & b/w photos, stapled card covers. Historical Note by W.H. Dunlop; 80 p., b&w photos; clean & tight. View more info

Image for Montpelier The Recollections of Marion DuPont Scott as Told to Gerald Strine

Montpelier The Recollections of Marion DuPont Scott as Told to Gerald Strine

By: DuPont Scott, Marion

Price: $107.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 34096

ISBN: 068414798X

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition in oatmeal colored linen boards with paste-on art in gilt border of the DuPont racing silks on frt board. Light age-toning and spotting on boards, tips remain sharp, although slightly brushed. Lightly bowed frt board. Internally as new without names, tears or soil. Color photo dj has chip at lower fore-edge of flap fold and one closed tear at foot of rear panel but displays well in new mylar. NOT ex-library. 219 pp. Profusely illustrated with color and b/w ph... View more info

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Appalachian Ways A Guide to the Historic Mountain Heart of The East

By: Durrance, Jill; Shamblin, William Editors

Price: $8.00

Publisher: DC, The Appalachian Regional Commission: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40100

Condition: Very Good +


Lovely copy with light soil on rear cover from storage. 220 pp text tight and bright. View more info

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Pioneer Days in America

By: Eastman, Frances W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: MA, The Pilgrim Press: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 27387

Condition: Near Fine


Light curl to tips of covers, lovely clean illustration on cover, internally fine. 32 pgs. View more info

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In Quest of the Doones

By: Elliot-Cannon, A.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: England, Breakaway Books: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 10590

ISBN: 0907506011

Condition: Very Good


Light surface wear, text tight and bright w/red marker X on title page upper corner. A story of Exmoor. 48 pp. View more info

Image for The Broncho Charlie News Vol.1. No.1  1998  "Live Right And Be Friendly

The Broncho Charlie News Vol.1. No.1 1998 "Live Right And Be Friendly

By: Ellsworth, Lois Miller (Direct Descendent of Broncho Charlie)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Greenfield, MA, Privately Published: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 44655

Condition: Very Good


12 pg newspaper devoted to the youngest Pony Express riding at age 11. Charlie Miller, (1850-1955), nicknamed "Broncho Charlie" (this nickname came about as a result of his job of busting broncs for ranchers). Includes family history, Letters from Fans, Broncho Charlie Tales including: A Pony Express Adventure, Bear Hunting with Chief Joseph, Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show and more. View more info

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The Best of Virginia City, and the Comstock

By: Ettinger. L. J.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NV, Privately Published: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45614

ISBN: 0961484055

Condition: Near Fine


Fine glossy paperback with small crease on head of spine, tidy gift dedication on inside cover, 64 pp text crisp and unmarked. Lots of b/w illustrations, photographs and charts. View more info

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The Inside Story of Scotland Yard

By: Firmin, Stanley

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co. Ltd: 1951

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 44779

Condition: Near Fine


Blue cloth hardcover with light color loss at sharp tips and bumped spine ends. First cheap edition 1951. 186 pp. Unclipped professionally reproduced dj in new mylar displays well with light color loss at extremities but no chips or tears/loss. Frt board lightly bowed, no names, tears or soil. 18 illustrations. The story is the equivalent of a personal tour behind the scenes of the world's greatest and most efficient organization for combating crime - Scotland Yard (fro... View more info

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Wit, Will & Walls

By: Fisher, Betty Kilby

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Cultural Innovations Inc: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 43587

ISBN: 097257090X

Condition: Fine


Fine unmarked 184 pp paperback. "Wit, Will & Walls" is a powerful epic of an African American family's struggle for equality. Betty Kilby was an "infant plaintiff" in the, Betty Ann Kilby vs. Warren County Board of Education, which followed the landmark Supreme Court case Brown Vs. the Board of Education. The Kilby family struggle started long before, when her father, James Kilby, took on Old Virginia's deeply rooted apartheid system. James Kilby had b... View more info

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Hey-Ey-Ey, Lock! Adventure on The Chesapeake & Ohio Canal

By: Fradin, Morris

Price: $5.00

Publisher: MD, See-And-Know Press: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 38908

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition paperback showing light wear to tips of yellowy-green paperback covers (bit of curl, no loss or major rubbing), Tidy name on fep, else fine. 112 pp. View more info

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Foundation Stones of American History

By: Gast, Ira Morris Ph.D.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: PA, F.A. Davis Co: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 29365

Condition: Very Good


Blue pictorial cloth with color loss at rubbed tips. 407 pg text tight and bright. Color plates and b/w illustrations. Contributions to our Individual Needs/ Contributions to our Social Needs/ Contributions to our Commercial Needs/ Contributions to our Needs as American Citizens. View more info

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The Forties in Vogue

By: Hall, Carolyn; Foreword By Peter Ustinov

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Harmony Books: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 29379

ISBN: 0517558564

Condition: Very Good +


VG 1st edition exlib hardcover with all pages and pocket present. Tight, bright, crisp copy in VG dust wrapper. 160 pp profusely illustrated in color and b/w photos and drawings. A unique record of history in the making, as seen in the pages of Vogue magazine. From Frank Sinatra to USO shows, Lauren Bacall, the atom bomb, A Streetcar Named Desire, Rita Hayworth and Aly Khan, Orson Welles and Citizen Kane television. A fabulous look at how it was, and how it, in many w... View more info

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The Crusades

By: Hamilton, Franklin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Dial Press: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 27079

Condition: Very Good +


Fine condition save for exlib stamps, all 30 pages and pocket present. 1st edition hardcover with tape marks on endpps, more than presentable, crisp copy. The era of the Crusades saw naked scheming, selfish grabbing for power, treacherous making and breaking of alliances - and also heroism, nobility and faith. That the Crusades went so far astray from their pious purpose tells us much not only about medieval man, but also about the follies of all humanity. Franklin Ham... View more info