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Horse Sense and Humor in Kentucky SIGNED

By: Asbury, Eslie Signed by Author

Price: $15.00

Publisher: KY, The Thoroughbred Press: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 25085

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine 1st edition in fair jacket with SIGNED bookplate on front end paper: Best wishes, Eslie Asbury 10/16/81. Black hardcover slick boards with green cloth back strip is in excellent condition. Unclipped dust jacket has color loss and open chip at foot of rear panel taking some of the text on back dj with it. Displays well in mylar from the front and on the shelf. This is a collection of humorous stories and personal experiences. Dr. Asbury trained at the Mayo Clinic and worked in Kentucky as a country doctor. View more info

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Crossroads A Novel of the Twentieth Century South SIGNED

By: Beaty, John

Price: $17.00

Publisher: TX, Wilkinson Publishing Co.: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 36701

Condition: Very Good +


Tight bright 1st edition exlib hardcover with pocket and all pages present. 356 pp. Mapped endpapers w/yellow tape stains. Second fep has dedication bookplate signed by the John Beaty Family donating this book in the name of C. A. Utz to the Orange, VA Library. Also has a ink note at head of same page that states: "Given in affectionate memory of C. A. Utz by The John Beaty Family Feb 29th 1972". This page is torn from spine 3" up from foot but remains tightly bound. "A group of young people struggle with their emotions, their problems of love and marriage, in the shadow of o... View more info

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Down the Aisle SIGNED

By: Benton, Hope

Price: $75.00

Publisher: OH, Open Minds, Inc: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 37706

ISBN: 188892702X

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover signed by author on title page "Hope Benton" not to anybody in particular, a perfect, very rare & collectible book for gift giving. Lightly bumped spine ends of book and dj, hardcover boards, 110 pp text mint. "A fictional story based on the real life experiences of the main character, Kathryn. It is an exciting story about Kathryn & her younger sister, Sarah. Coincidentally, both girls are asked to be junior bridesmaids in two different weddings! Kathryn's unique experiences as a junior bridesmaid, from wedding showers to her first dance at the wedding recept... View more info

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More Points Schmoints! Sequel to the 1996 Book of The Year SIGNED BY AUTHOR

By: Bergen Marty

Price: $16.00

Publisher: CT, Magnus Books: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 36681

ISBN: 0963753355

Condition: Fine


AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY. Signed on fep: "To Muriel, Marty Bergen". As new inside and out save for price clipped dj. Brilliant, unread copy with sharp tips and spine ends. Internally flawless. View more info

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Ride 'em Peggy!

By: Bialk, Elisa, Illust by Paul Brown

Price: $75.00

Publisher: MA, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 45616

Condition: Very Good +


Solid 1st edition hard cover, red cloth with black line drawing on cov of Peggy doing as the title suggests: Riding. Not ex-library. Tips and spine ends bumped and rubbed, still displays well on the shelf. 196 crisp and unmarked pgs. No dj. Peggy goes off to summer riding camp and discovers a deepened appreciation for horses and her family. Offered from a full time, independent professional bookseller. Books are cleaned and dust wrappers placed in new mylar whenever possible. Books are wrapped with care so it arrives in the condition listed here. Your satisfaction is our #1 priority. View more info

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Ride 'em Peggy! SIGNED

By: Bialk, Elisa, Illust by Paul Brown

Price: $100.00

Publisher: MA, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 44734

Condition: Very Good +


Very nice 1st edition hard cover with author signature on fep which shows a tiny bit of color bleed from red cloth at lower tip and is lightly age toned. Not ex-library. Illustrated red cloth boards with light rubbing at tips and spine ends. Displays well on the shelf. 196 crisp and unmarked pp. No dj. Peggy goes off to summer riding camp and discovers a deepened appreciation for horses and her family. View more info

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Off To The Races. Horse Sense and Track Logic SIGNED

By: Blanche, Ernest E.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, A. S. Barnes & Co.: 1947

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 22880

Condition: Fine


Presentation copy signed by author on fep: To Mary Farris with kindest remembrances of our pleasant association in the Battle of the Pentagon. Ernest E. Blanche. First edition hardcover in red cloth lightly bumped at spine ends, corners still sharp. Professionally reproduced photo illustrated dj in new mylar displays beautifully with negligible wear at tips. 201 pp. Present-Day Racing/ Types of Races/ Kinds of Horses/ Breeding Thoroughbreds/ The Race Track/ Starting and Finishing/ The Jockey - "Monkey on a Stick"/ The Fundamentals of Betting/ Racing Information and Tip Sheets/ Way... View more info

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Auset's Big Adventure During Cocoa Bean Season

By: Bokassa, Chantal Marie

Price: $35.00

Publisher: VA, Ayanyomo Enterprises: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 45754

ISBN: 0972058818

Condition: Fine


Landscape format first edition glossy hardcover is as new save for Author's signed dedication on inside cover, and name in space provided on next page: (Michael) - (12 yrs) is written there. Sharp corners & spine ends, 34 pp text as new. One indentation line is on cover, only fault. Auset lives in West Africa and tells how his family earns a living by picking, harvesting, and selling cocoa beans. View more info

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Let's Go to Plymouth with the Pilgrims SIGNED

By: Borreson, Mary Jo

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 37007

Condition: Very Good +


Author's Presentation Copy: Signed on fep "To Danny & Johnny, with best wishes from Mary Jo Borreson 1968". 1st edition hardcover in illustrated cloth with lightly brushed tips, illustrated yellow background boards show Papa Pilgrim chopping a log while two others assemble a cabin and his wife and son look on. Mayflower in harbour behind them. Library binding but NOT an exlib. 48 tight and bright pages with many duo-tone illustrations throughout View more info

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Isaac Murphy Kentucky's Record Jockey SIGNED with Additional Material Laid In

By: Borries, Betty Earle

Price: $150.00

Publisher: KY, Kentucke Imprints: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Author's Presentation Copy

Seller Id: 33121

ISBN: 0935680365

Condition: Very Good +


Collectible first edition. The history of an astounding athlete record setter and breaker. 133 pp in VG condition with light surface soil and negligible wear to tips from storage, glossy pictorial cover uncreased, no names, tears or soil within, only two now-unfolded dog ears. Presentation copy from author to Stu Hyatt, signed on half title page along with two notes from Betty Borries, one apologizing for the typos in her book and another stating that the four photocopied various newsprint and magazine articles additionally present were sent from the author to Stuart Hyatt. Many consider Is... View more info

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Twinkle-Dust SIGNED

By: Bowman, Alice

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Big Foot Publishing: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 34774

ISBN: 0964587041

Condition: Very Good


Signed/Dated by author on title page with dedication to Robert and Whitney. First edition, second printing so stated. Lovely condition with a smidge of discoloration at upper edge of white background rear cover and negligible wear at tips from storage. No color loss along stapled spine, 32 pp text fine. Includes music and lyrics to a Twinkle-Dust song on the inside frt cover. The story opens at the Galaxy Hospital where Twinkle-Dust is born. As he continues to grow his unusual size and his brightness creates problems for Twinkle-Dust. Often he questions why he was created 'special.' Finall... View more info

Field Guide to Strange Birds SIGNED

By: Brecher, Harold; Manu Aloha

Price: $27.00

Publisher: VA, Manu Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 22965

Condition: Near Fine


First edition, first printing presentation copy, signed by author on title page with cartoon style fonts stating: To Betty, A Bird-of-Paradise. Harold Brecher 1/18/85. The Letter 'B's in this dedication have been made to look like little birds. A simply stunning copy showing light color loss at still sharp tips, 56 pp text as new. Comical drawings identifying scores of strange birds (overlooked by ornithologists) such as: Wimp Poor-Will, Fuss Budgie, Timid Titmouse, Tight-assed Twit and more. View more info

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The Underside of Heaven SIGNED

By: Buxbaum, Martin

Price: $12.00

Publisher: DC, Merkle Press Inc.: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Presentation Copy

Seller Id: 44899

Condition: Fine


Gorgeous little brown cloth covered hardcover with bright gilt titles. A presentation volume from the author to one Pauline Myers on fep. A book of uplifting and encouraging prose. Tips sharp, spine ends barely bumped. No other names in the text. One page is wrinkled at the upper corner and two micro markings which look like pen lines but appear to be printers errors are present which do not affect the reading. Book is 6 in by 3.5 in. 110 pp well illustrated with charming black & white line drawings and photos. Unclipped, unpriced tan and brown dj in new mylar has Pauline written on head o... View more info

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The Mystic and The Romantic SIGNED

By: Conklin, Clifford

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Clifford Conklin: 1969

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 38618

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardcover in dark blue cloth boards showing light marks on front and back panels, 1" square sticker pull on front paste down very hard to detect (white on off white pastedown). Author's presentation copy, SIGNED on fep: "To Jim & Mary Best Regards Cliff 4/17/86". 40 pages of tight and bright text. As the title portrays, a lovely collections of poetry separated into three parts. Part 1. Mystic (pages 5 - 18) includes: Chaos to Chaos, The Infinite Eye, Drip of the Mind, The Mist, Many Times a Thought is Spoken, Everywhere, Seasons, Passing By An Open Door, ... View more info

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T.J. Flopp From the Land of Barely There SIGNED

By: Cosgrove, Stephen

Price: $35.00

Publisher: OR, Multnomah Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 40962

ISBN: 0880702818

Condition: Near Fine


Brilliant glossy hardcover with barely bumped (not rubbed) tips. Signed in LARGE format on title page To Trish, Best Wishes! Stephen Cosgrove. Collectible, first edition, author signed copy. Rare. 32pp. Fine condition glossy oversized HB with lightly bumped tips. T.J. Flopp, fearsome hunter, catches Miss Felicia Fuzzybottom. Felicia helps T.J. acknowledge his tender emotions. "Farther than far at the very edge of the horizon is a land called Barely There ... A land filled with untouched magic ... A land of dancing squirrels and singing birds ... A land where imagination abounds and lessons... View more info

Image for The Boykin Spaniel South Carolina's Dog A Crackerjack Retriever;  Trick Artist & Family Favorite  TWICE SIGNED

The Boykin Spaniel South Carolina's Dog A Crackerjack Retriever; Trick Artist & Family Favorite TWICE SIGNED

By: Creel, Mike; Kelley, Lynn Russell

Price: $165.00

Publisher: SC, Summerhouse Press: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Authors

Seller Id: 37701

ISBN: 1887714219

Condition: Near Fine


Brilliant crisp first edition signed by both authors on half title page: "To Leanne Furey with best wishes, Lynn Kelley Michael Creel". 184 pp, Spine ends bumped, board tips sharp, unclipped dj in new mylar displays beautifully. "How this little brown dog squirmed his way not only into the hearts of over 12,000 owners, but into political debate, is what intrigued fellow authors Creel and Kelley. Together they have created a comprehensive history that documents the first appearance of the breed, as well as the formation of the Boykin Spaniel Society that established a set of standar... View more info

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When Do I Clap? A Slightly Irreverent Guide to Classical Music and Concert Hall Conduct SIGNED

By: Cruice, Valerie

Price: $18.00

Publisher: CT, Two Bytes Publishing, Ltd: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 33017

ISBN: 1881907139

Condition: Near Fine


Author's 1st edition paperback presentation copy. Signed on Title Page with drawing of musical note and date " To Kelly, Best Wishes and Happy Clapping! Valerie Cruice". Lovely & clean paperback with negligible edge wear at tips from storage, internally as new. Tongue-in-cheek instructions for concert hall behavior. "The applause of a single human being is of great consequence." From James Boswell, Life of Johnson July 21, 1763. View more info

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A Sunnybrook Garden Tale SIGNED

By: Davis, Rebecca J.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Privately Printed: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 7748

Condition: Fine


First edition hardcover in fine condition, no dj. Dedication by author on fep to recipient on Earth Day 1996. One barely bumped lower tip, 28 pp text clean. View more info

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Cross Country Horses SIGNED

By: de Martelly, Margaret M.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: IL, Finch & McCullough: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 39943

Condition: Very Good


Very good 1st edition paperback with 121 pp text, stiff at spine, no loose pages. Aqua colored illust card covers have some cellophane peeling, tips and fore edge of backstrip bumped and rubbed, very rare first edition of this valuable work even more special because it has Margaret M. deMartelly on the half title page. Not signed to anyone in particular, just first/last name. This book came from the library of Dr. William Lay, former MFH of the Oakbrook Hounds. The author has ten years' instruction by United States Cavalry officers, all of whom were internationally known horsemen, she then ... View more info

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The Complete Gourmet Nutrition Cookbook The Joy of Eating Well and Right SIGNED

By: Dean, Margaret C., M.S., R.D.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: DC, Acropolis Books Ltd.: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 42835

ISBN: 0874911958

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition paperback in ecru/red lettered covers with very light wear from storage. SIGNED by author on half title page: Best Wishes, Margaret C. Dean. 380 p text flawless save for faint soil on edge of page block. How to change your eating for the better - and enjoy it! Collectible, gift-quality book. View more info