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Image for The Tired Country Smiles  A Quilt of Mountain Memories

The Tired Country Smiles A Quilt of Mountain Memories

By: VanderMeer, Nola Pease with Luddy, Frederick L.

Price: $48.00

Publisher: Detroit, MI, Harlo Press: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46854

ISBN: 081870053X

Condition: Fine


Gift quality hardcover in rust cloth with bright gilt title spine. Spine ends and upper tips lightly bumped. 240 pp text is flawless. Many b/w photos throughout and a large map in the front. Unclipped, and unpriced dj in new mylar lightly sunned along backstrip, no chips or tears only one faint line of color loss near rear gutter on back panel. The long hours of the night passed, and just about daylight a beautiful ten pound baby boy arrived. With glad thanksgiving, I assured the folks that the Lord had indeed helped us. As I cared for the mother and babe, there was much getting acquain... View more info

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A Stuart Sketch Book 1542-1746

By: Wallace, H. Frank

Price: $48.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1933

Edition: First American Edition

Seller Id: 37053

Condition: Very Good +


First American edition of this well-illustrated history of the Stuarts, with numerous color plates, many additional illustrations in black and white. Red cloth boards with touch of sunning where small chips of dj on spine ends and tips allowed sun through. Unclipped professionally reproduced dj in new mylar shows 1" chip at foot of spine, 3/4" chip at lower edge of frt panel, 1" chip at upper fore-edge tip (at flap fold) and irregular shaped 1/2 - 1" triangular chip at head of spine. Light foxing on edges of page block, internally crisp and tight. Profusely illustrated with 19 ... View more info

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Cliff Dwellings of the Mesa Verde A Story in Pictures

By: Watson, Don

Price: $5.00

Publisher: CO, Mesa Verde Museum Association: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46119

Condition: Very Good


First edition landscape format paperback in blue card covers with black title and drawing on frt. Light sunning at periphery of blue card covers, internally 52 pp text is as new. B/W photo and text documentary of the cliff dwellings at Mesa Verde. View more info

Image for Stories of the Middle Ages  History Through Stories Book Two

Stories of the Middle Ages History Through Stories Book Two

By: Watson, E. Boog

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, W. & A. K. Johnston & G. W. Bacon Ltd.: 1963

Edition: Second Edition

Seller Id: 10558

Condition: Very Good +


2nd edition hardcover, 128 glossy page book with school stamp on frt paste down, no pocket or evidence of ever having had one. All pages present. Very clean, tight and bright copy with one small red marker X on fep. Small rub through on foot of front board, looks like a poke rather than shelf wear. Lightly soiled yellow cloth with 51 blue/black illustrations & maps. View more info

Image for The King's Peace  1637 - 1641  The Great Rebellion

The King's Peace 1637 - 1641 The Great Rebellion

By: Wedgwood, C.V. (Cicely Veronica)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, The Macmillan Company: 1956

Seller Id: 46190

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in light taupe colored cloth over boards with sharp tips and lightly bumped spine ends. Bright red spine title, 510 pp text crisp and unmarked. Not book club, not exlib, no former owner's names. touch of darkening at foot of boards along with light discoloration from the glue used near hinges of frt and rear pastedowns. Original, unclipped ($ 6.50), illustrated dust jacket shows the Tower of London and boats on the Thames has a slightly age-toned white background on rear panel, tiny rub of color loss at upper frt flap fold, some wrinkling and rubbing to head of dj spine, still mo... View more info

Image for Young People's History of Our Island Possessions Four Books in One

Young People's History of Our Island Possessions Four Books in One

By: White, Trumbull

Price: $35.00

Publisher: IL, International Publishing Co.: 1898

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 32495

Condition: Fair


1st edition in illustrated blue cloth covered boards with gilt lettering/design to front and spine. Spine gilt dulled but legible, spine ends, corners and fore-edge of rear board are rubbed. Blank fep tatty at edges, is detached and laid in. Inner hinges cracked with threads showing, page block tight and bright. Exceedingly rare volume. Four books in one. Includes: Book I. - The Philippine Islands. Book II. - Puerto Rico. Book III. - Cuba. Book IV. - The Hawaiian Islands. Elaborately illustrated with photographs and drawings from all the countries included in the work. A pretty book that coul... View more info

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How The Countryside Was Made

By: Winter, Gordon

Price: $10.00

Publisher: England, Dinosaur Publications Ltd.: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 31237

ISBN: 0851222293

Condition: Fine


Fine 1st edition paperback, 32 pp text clean. In this fascinating little work designed for older primary school children, Winter explores human impact on the British countryside of human beings from prehistoric times to the 20th century. The work is beautifully illustrated with reproductions watercolor paintings that show the changing face of the rural landscape. The book itself is in fine condition. Spine and covers all excellent. Pages tight, clean and unmarked. A lovely copy of this child centered history book. View more info