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I Would Steal Horses

By: Alexie, Sherman

Price: $2,500.00

Publisher: Slipstream: 1992

Edition: Limited First Edition

Seller Id: 34830

Condition: Very Good


Near fine first limited edition paperback. Exceedingly rare, only 500 copies of this title were issued with only 100 copies being distributed to the public overall. The margins of pages 19-22 have five, small, light (grease?) spots on both sides of the two pages. The upper fore-edge corner lightly brushed and there is a minuscule amount of rust on the staples. The author's second work is Slipstream's Fifth Annual Chapbook Contest Winner. Shared in part from the rear cover: "Sherman Alexie is an enrolled Spokane/Coeur d'Alene Indian from Wellpinit, Washington, on the Spokane In... View more info

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Email Basics Practical Tips to Improve Team Communication SIGNED

By: Arnold, Kristin J.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: VA, QPC Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 40286

ISBN: 0967631319

Condition: Very Good +


First edition paperback in illustrated card covers showing color loss on black background from storage. Authors presentation copy, signed to someone, fairly illegibly on title page. Unpag, 120 pp. Quit fiddling around with email throughout the day. Control your email; don't let it control you! View more info

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The Story of Wichenford SIGNED/LIMITED

By: Beach, A.J. & E.M.

Price: $300.00

Publisher: England, Privately Printed: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed, Limited Numbered

Seller Id: 33977

Condition: Fine


Exceedingly rare work signed by both authors. Limited to 150 copies, this being number #63 with publisher's errata slip laid in. 130 pgs. Book as new. Laminated dj near fine w/sunned backstrip. Canon and Mrs. A.J. Beach lived and worked in the parish of Hound and Netley Abbey, on Southampton Water for 30 years. In 1964 he was made an onorary canon of Winchester Cathedral. On retirement in 1972 they came to Worcestershire near to the haunts of the Canon's childhood. In 1975-76 he looked after the parish of Wichenford during an interregnum of eleven months and they made many friends there. Both ... View more info

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Comical Songs of Long Ago 14 Comical Songs by Various Authors

By: Belmont Music Co.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: IL, Belmont Music Company: 1938

Seller Id: 46201

Condition: Very Good


Colorful 1938 songbook in paper covers, 24 pp text unmarked, includes lyrics and musical score for14 different songs, each illustrated with small black/white vignette at head of page. No author or editor credited for assembling this lot of songs, but most songs have a writer credited at upper right of page. Stapled cover has barely noticeable clear tape along spine edge. Moderate surface wear at extremtites, bit of curl at tips, cover illustration by James Axeltod. More than presentable for an 81+ year old song booklet. Includes: Since Father Went to Work, Since Nellie Got the Gong, Th... View more info

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Jackie and the Phantom Ponies 6

By: Berrisford, Judith M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: England, Knight Books: 1992

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller Id: 46726

ISBN: 0340575476

Condition: Very Good


Nice photo illustrated paperback in card covers showing light surface wear and a little sunning on glossy pictorial cover. 122 pp text slightly yellowed but not brittle, looks like new save for a hint of sunning on rear cover near backstrip. When Babs and Jackie arrive to spend their holidays on David Browning's stud farm in the Lake District, they already have a mystery on their hands: Three ponies and a man have vanished without trace on the mountainside. Is this incident connected with the disappearance of David's brood mare and valuable stallion? Babs and Jackie believe something sinis... View more info

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A Pony In The Family

By: Berrisford, Judith M.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: England, Knight Books: 1975

Edition: First Knight Books Edition

Seller Id: 46728

ISBN: 0340195266

Condition: Good +


Solid paperback in color illustrated card covers with a couple of cover creases and a bit of forward lean. 128 pp shows some foxing and age-toning at periphery. Jane and Penny wanted to have a pony of their very own. When their father buys Freckles for them, they learn - often the hard way - how to feed, groom, and look after her, as well as cope with a variety of pony emergencies. They also learn about the cost of keeping a pony and prepare for their first gymkhana. A good book for all kids and parents who are wanting their own pony and are unsure what it involves. View more info

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The Rat-A-Tat Mystery

By: Blyton, Enid

Price: $10.00

Publisher: England, Collins: 1970

Seller Id: 46208

Condition: Very Good


Gift quality hardcover in illustrated paper covered boards showing four children holding up their snow shovels high over their heads as a chopper passes by and a black cocker spaniel prances and looks on next to them. 153 pp text is tight and browned but not brittle. Edge of page block and pink background rear board that shows other title offerings are lightly foxed and there are four pages with accidental 'dings' on edges from improper storage, now uncreased and looking fabulous. Book has a lightly bumped foot of spine, with head and four board tips remaining sharp. Join Barney, Roger, ... View more info

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International Law For Seagoing Officers Fifth Edition SIGNED

By: Brittin, Burdick H.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: MD, Naval Institute Press: 1986

Edition: Fifth Edition

Inscription: Author's Presentation Copy

Seller Id: 43885

ISBN: 0870213059

Condition: Fine


Authors presentation copy signed on title page: Bob & Bev, If you think for one minute that it is with great pleasure that I deliver this copy of my 5th edition to you - you are right. Cheerio, Bert Brittin Nov 1989. Green cloth boards with sharp tips and spine ends, light blue title on backstrip, negligible color loss to tips, no rubbing. 503 pp text flawless, crisp and unmarked. View more info

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The Rise of American Democracy

By: Casner, Mabel B.; Gabriel, Ralph Henry

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Harcourt, Brace and Company: 1939

Seller Id: MK46624

Condition: Very Good


Solid hardcover in blue pebbled cloth covered boards with golden yellow titles on ft board and spine. 1939 date at foot of title page, copyright page has 1931, 35, 38. Cloth shows color loss and light rubbing at extremities, 706 slick pages are clean and profusely illustrated with B&W drawings & photos. Full color mapped endpapers show tidy name at head. Second blank fep has a note pasted on stating: Casner and Gabriel's The Rise of American Democracy. A new history for seventh and Eighth years by the authors of Exploring American History. View more info

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Jabberwocky and Other Nonsense Verses

By: Casterline, H. E.

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Western Pubs: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 4688

ISBN: 0307128059

Condition: Very Good


1st edition illustrated glossy hardcover boards have a touch of color loss at still sharp tips and spine endsBook has golden book proof of purchase seal on upper cover tip. One finger print found in text, remainder has no names, tears or soil. Not exlib. Colorful 42 pp text is tight and bright. Gift quality volume filled with darling art and verses by Edward Lear, Lewis Carroll, Henry S. Leigh, Mildred Howells, Henry Johnstone and Anonymous authors. View more info

Best in Children's Books #31

By: Compilation Authored

Price: $27.00

Publisher: NY, Nelson Doubleday, Inc: 1960

Seller Id: 46050

Condition: Very Good


Possible first printing hardcover in pink pebbled paper covered boards quarter bound with same pebbled paper in grey with turquoise titles and illustrations on boards and spine. Spine ends bumped, tips still sharp, no names or tears. 160 pp text is tight and clean save for some chocolate? marks in the second story: Tattercoats. Unclipped (and unpriced) illustrated green background Dj lightly rubbed at tips, two small closed tears at head of rear panel, shows some color loss from storage but displays well in new mylar. Contains the following tales by the following authors: 1. Lewis and Clar... View more info

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Keeneland A Thoroughbred Legacy Celebrating 75 Years of Tradition

By: Compilation Authored

Price: $95.00

Publisher: KY, Blood-Horse Publications: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46307

ISBN: 1581503342

Condition: New


Gift quality, rare stated first edition HARDCOVER in brand new, unread, unmarked, uncreased condition with hunter green and khaki colored cloth over hard boards showing sharp tips and spine ends. 231 pp Mapped endpapers showing the grounds at Keeneland. A stunner of a book profusely illustrated with fascinating black & white, and color photos of yesteryear through the twenty-first century. A compilation work with many authors including 3 forewords by Nick Nicholson, William Greely, and James E. Bassett III. Followed by twelve chapters that speak to the Keene family legacy, The Turf Club... View more info

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Welcome Baby

By: Compilation Authored

Price: $17.00

Publisher: WI, Ideals: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 37248

Condition: Very Good


1st edition paperback in glossy covers. 24 pp text tight and bright with trace of soil on some pages. Negligible wear on tips of illustrated covers. Book published by Ideals. Touch of rust on spine staples not noticeable from the outside. Rare gift book to give to the parents of a newborn. No name in space provided. An assortment of uplifting, sometimes spiritual poems by different authors. Each poem and frt cover has vignette illustrations by Elsie Carroll, along with color illustrations placed here and there by Ideals. View more info

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Spring Poets '90

By: Compilation Authored - 16 Contributors

Price: $17.00

Publisher: PA, Bodacious Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 23202

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition paperback shows negligible surface wear, 56 pp text tight and bright with two pages that have brief bios of the authors in rear. 16 different authors included in this volume. Off white card covers have a sketch of the classic statue" The Thinker" on rear and a companion drawing of a woman in the same pose on frt cover. A myriad of topics including one poem that is written oriental style starting from the right side of the page and reading down each line, moving left, but in english language, not chinese characters. View more info

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Story Parade A Collection of Modern Stories for Boys and Girls by Celebrated Authors

By: Compilation Authored; Intro by Jean Betzner

Price: $17.00

Publisher: IL, The John C. Winston Co.: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46128

Condition: Very Good


Lovely copy in turquoise cloth boards with bright gilt titles. Tips and head of spine bumped but not rubbed. Illustrated endpapers have a former owner gift dedication on fep. Lower front hinge starting 1" at foot but page block tight and holding fine. 331 pp text crisp and unmarked with one small divot (bumped, no loss) out of the fore-edge of page block. A myriad of tales to educate and entertain your children. 46 stories and poems that never grow old. View more info

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Jamestown April 1994 (Cobblestone the History Magazine for Young People)

By: Compulation of Authors

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NH, Cobbstone Publishing, Inc.: 1994

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 19729

ISBN: 0382404572

Condition: Near Fine


As new 49 p April 1994. Includes: Setting Sail, Dropping Anchor, A Gift of Friendship, The Great Hare, The Faces of Pocahontas, The Great Pumpkin, Tobacco: Supplying the Whiffers, Bacon's Rebellion and Jamestown's Fate, Indentured Service and the Roots of Slavery, Rediscovering Jamestown's Hidden Past. View more info

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Give Me Poetry A Collection of Poems, Odes and Songs Written By Patrick Henry's Children

By: Couvillon, Mark: Compiled and Transcribed

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Privately Published: 1999

Seller Id: 21994

Condition: Very Good +


Solid 60 pp stapled paperback with some coffee spill marks on back cover. The font chosen for text is not cursive but a bit fancier than regular "ariel" or the like. Among the Henry family Papers preserved within the archives of the Virginia State Library is a collection of poems written by Patrick Henry's children. These works are beautiful examples of youthful hope and optimism penned at a time when our country was as young as the authors themselves. Filled with flowery descriptions of nature and love, the verse composed by Henry's children reflects the more formal style of the p... View more info

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22 Striking Stories About Horses & Men

By: Creamer, Jack

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Coward-McCann, Inc: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44259

Condition: Near Fine


A wonderful hardcover copy in gift and collectible condition with sharp tips and spine ends. Lovely illustrated endpapers in brn/white. 309 pp compilation with an intro by Creamer. Many authors included about horse racing, foxhunting. Professionally reproduced dj shows small chip at lower fore edge of frt bd and another at foot of spine w/no loss to text. DJ displays well in new mylar. No names, tears or soil in the book. John Taintor Foote, David Gray, E.OE. Somerville and Martin Ross and Others View more info

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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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Putty and Bess Naval Aviation's Grand Couple

By: Cunningham, Charlie and Jackie

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Privately Printed: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Authors

Seller Id: 33685

Condition: Near Fine


Tips on front cover slightly bumped. Back strip at foot very slight wear. Text is tight. All pages clean. Auto-pen signed by the authors on back page under their photograph. 175 p. Curtis aircraft. Naval Aviation's Grand Couple. View more info