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Promise of a New Spring

By: Klein, Gerda Weissmann

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Rossel Books: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 38938

ISBN: 094064651X

Condition: As New


Unpaginated, approx 48 pgs. Describes the events of the Jewish Holocaust, comparing it to a forest fire that destroys all forms on life. The survivors are the promise of renewal. Introduces the concept of the Holocaust to very young readers. The book does not directly deal with the horrors of the Holocaust, therefore it is suitable for young children. View more info

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Randolph-Macon Academy A Proud Heritage: A Promising Future SIGNED

By: Knight, Eunice Karnes

Price: $6.00

Publisher: WV, Aegina Press, Inc.: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 36661

ISBN: 1560024984

Condition: As New


Brilliant, as new copy in dark grey cloth with gilt insignia and titles with sharp tips and spine ends. Unclipped glossy dust wrapper in new mylar is mint. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on fep: "You, Too, are a part of our history! Happy Reading. Eunice Karnes Knight". 429 pages, illustrations, appendices, index. View more info

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Here's Harry! Candid quips and quotes from the remarkable Mr. Truman

By: Koenig, Rainer K., Designed By

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Hallmark: 1976

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 19831

Condition: Near Fine


Two holes punched through book near stapled spine (as published)light surface wear, tips sharp, 32 pp. text as new. View more info

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Genghis Khan and the Mongol Horde

By: Lamb, Harold

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1954

Seller Id: 40367

Condition: Fine


Only date on copyright page is 1954, Book club mentioned on frt dj flap. Fine hardcover copy in green cloth boards w/sharp tips and spine ends. No names tears or soil. Unclipped (unpriced) dj in new mylar shows negligible color at tips, light surface wear on white background rear panel. #W-12 in the Landmark series. 182 pp with illust endpapers. Gift quality book. View more info

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Ancient Peoples

By: Lambert, David

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, The Bookwright Press: 1987

Edition: First American Edition

Seller Id: 11649

ISBN: 0531181073

Condition: Near Fine


1st US edition hardcover showing light rubs at tips, else fine. Not exlib. 32 pp. This book tells you about the beginnings of civilization, and of the early peoples of the world. Many cultures are described, including those of Sumeria and the Indus Valley, the ancient civilizations of Egypt, Greece and Rome, and the first city builders of China and the Americas. View more info

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Virginia Magazine of History and Biography Vol. 116. No. 3. 2008

By: Lankford, Nelson D. Editor

Price: $8.00

Publisher: VA, The Virginia Historical Society: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 39866

ISBN: 0000426636

Condition: Near Fine


Very light surface wear at edges from storage, no names, tears or soil in the crisp text. A quarterly digest published in Richmond, VA. Articles include: Fighting for Freedom: Virginia Dissenters Struggle for Religious Liberty during the American Revolution by John A. Ragosta. A Richmond Institution: Earnest Sevier Cox, Racial Propaganda, and the White Resistance to the Civil Rights Movement by Jason Ward. Book Reviews, Books Received, Annual Report for 2007. View more info

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The Better Earth Selected from the Broadcasts By James Farquharson Leys

By: Leys, James Farquharson

Price: $18.00

Publisher: CA, The Olympic Press: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 9978

Condition: Near Fine


Former owner's chinese script name on lightly toned fep, else near fine w/negligible rubs to still pointed tips. 204 pp. From 1938 through 1940, this series of "Radio Talks" was presented over KYA to promote understanding of Asian issues and reduce strains in relations with Japan. Even with today's hindsight, they do present a viewpoint on Japan's conflict with China that is quite unique, as is the presentation of the U.S. and Japanese "common-interests" ... View more info

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Cornerstone The story of St. Vincent Oregon's First Permanent Hospital It's Formative Years

By: Lucia, Ellis

Price: $15.00

Publisher: OR, St. Vincent's Medical Foundation: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45230

Condition: Near Fine


119 pp crisp and unmarked brown leatherette hardcover shows negligible rubs at still sharp tips. Unclipped dj has a tiny chip at upper fore-edge of frt board, few light marks on white background dj, now in new mylar and displays well. Oversized, too large for flat rate envelope. Landscape format. Fab sepia photographs. The special reportorial skill of Ellis Lucia allows readers immediate entry to the rich archives and chronicles of the Sisters of Providence. Their hist... View more info

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Brotherhood

By: McCourt, Frank; Giuliani, Rudolph W.; Von Essen, Thomas

Price: $48.00

Publisher: American Express Publishing: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45690

ISBN: 0916103730

Condition: Very Good


Oversized 245 pp 1st edition, 1st printing hardcover in unclipped white background dj showing very light handling marks. No names or tears, filled with heart-stopping photography throughout. Front inner hinge paper cracked but page block holding fine. No other issues. "...collection of evocatively understated photographs showing all 70 of the city's affected firehouses...The pictures by 50 noted photographers show the firehouses in all attitudes of mourning and r... View more info

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North Carolina Folklore Journal A Treasury of Tar Heel Folk Artists: The North Carolina Folk Heritage Award 1989-1996

By: McGowan, Thomas Editor

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NC, North Carolina Folklore Society: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 37685

Condition: Good +


Lightly used 1st edition paperback has color loss along edges from storage, tips are lightly rubbed and rear cover has a hard rub with paper showing near the center of spine. 155 pages of tight & bright text with no writing, tears or soil. This double issue of the north Carolina Folklore Journal recognizes the wisdom and significance of the North Carolina Folk Heritage Award program. View more info

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Street Cries

By: Morrell, Patricia

Price: $12.00

Publisher: England, Wayland Pubs: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 5095

ISBN: 0853406685

Condition: Very Good


VG illust hardcover ex-lib in VG unclipped dj. Lightly bumped tips. 96 pp text is tight and bright depicting the history of the pushcart peddler. View more info

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The Misadventures of Mighty Mutt SIGNED

By: Moulton, June Fuller

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Canada, Privately Printed: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 34011

ISBN: 096809970X

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition paperback shows negligible color loss at extremities from storage, appears unread. Author's presentation copy, signed on title page: "Joan Fuller Moulton To Ethan with Best Wishes June 9/25/96. 141 pp. Born under unusual circumstances, Mighty Mutt becomes a time traveller. Weather extremities take him to the first pirate adventure in recorded history, and on to meet Florence Nightingale in the Crimea. He watches the famous Trojan Horse being built, and ... View more info

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Reflections on The Golden Years, Life and Business in Stanardsville, Greene County, Virginia

By: Moyer, Violette

Price: $38.00

Publisher: VA, Greene County Chamber of Commerce: 1990

Edition: Revised

Seller Id: 38252

Condition: As New


Rare 19 pp book of thoughts of yesteryear in Greene County VA. Includes brief history of the town and how it was including schools, hotels, churches, doctors, the mail service, the phone service, court and entertainment (which might be grouped into the same catagory!). Includes questions w/answer key in rear of book. Fine condition collectible piece of Virginia ephemera. View more info

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A Seat Behind The Coachman Travellers in Ireland 1800-1900

By: Muirithe, Diarmaid O.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Gill and Macmillan: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44483

ISBN: 0717105857

Condition: Very Good


Nice 1st edition hardcover (not exlib) in red cloth with sharp tips and lightly bumped spine ends. 209 pp. Original dust jacket has two closed tears but displays well in new mylar. Illustrations, photographs, bibliography. Based on Diarmaid O Muirithe"s highly successful radio program IDIR SHUGRADH is DAIRIRE which won the Irish National Newspaper Radio Critics" Award in 1969. Time Period 19th Century. View more info

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Results of the Second United States Manned Orbital Space Flight May 24 1962

By: NASA

Price: $20.00

Publisher: National Aeronautics and Space Administration Manned Spacecraft Center Project Mercury: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 8708

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition paperback in blue card covers lightly sunned on spine and periphery. 107 pp text as new, no writing, tears or soil. 107 pp. The performance discussions of the spacecraft and launch systems, the modified Mercury Network, mission support personnel, and the astronaut, together with analyses of observed space phenomena and the medical aspects of the mission. View more info

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Neely's Photographs Greater America

By: Neely, F. Tennyson

Price: $65.00

Publisher: NY, F. Tennyson Neely: 1898

Seller Id: 41320

Condition: Good


Burgundy cloth with orange lettering, stapled hinge papers are cracked, page block of approx 100 leaves is holding fine. Heroes, Battles, Camps, Dewey Islands, Cuba Porto Rico (yes, that is how they spelled it). A wide array of photos, most pertaining to wartiime on land and sea. Happy to send photos. These views of Cuba and the Military Camps are from the famous collection secured by the Novelist and War Correspondent, Gilson Willets, author of "The Triumph of Y... View more info

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Carpenters' Hall Meeting Place of History with an Account of The Carpenters' Company of the City and County of Philadelphia

By: Neustadt, Katherine D.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: PA, The Winchell Company: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 25759

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine 1st edition soft cover showing negligible surface wear at tips from storage. View more info

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Stewards of a Vision (A History of King Ranch)

By: Nixon, Jay

Price: $8.00

Publisher: TX, King Ranch, Inc: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 32637

Condition: Very Good


Tight bright 1st edition paperback with one light crease at lower corner of cover. 42 pg text well illustrated with photos and drawings. Brief history of the King Ranch. View more info

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Young Americans Colonial Williamsburg John's Story 1775

By: Nixon, John Lowery

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Delacorte Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 37894

ISBN: 0385326882

Condition: Fine


Glossy 1st edition hardcover with negligible wear. 167 pages of tight & bright text with no writing, tears, soil or blemishes. In Williamsburg in 1775, as events threaten to plunge the colonies into war with Britain, eleven-year-old John feels caught between the revolutionary sentiment of his older brother and his father's insistence on a more temperate and patient course of action. View more info

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The Lily Cupboard A Story of the Holocaust

By: Oppenheim, Shulamith Levey

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, HarperCollins: 1992

Edition: First Printing

Seller Id: 39635

ISBN: 0060246707

Condition: Very Good


1st printing ex-lib hardcover with pocket and all pages present. Bit of light finger soil on one page margin remainder of 32 pp text clean. Miriam, a young Jewish girl, is forced to leave her parents and hide with strangers in the country during the German occupation of Holland. View more info