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This Land I Have Loved

By: Balfour, Robert C., Jr.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: FL, Privately Printed: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46879

Condition: Fine


Gift quality hardcover in green cloth covered boards with sharp tips and spine ends. No names, tears or soil within the glossy133 page text. Unclipped, unpriced white background dust wrapper is clean, not rubbed but does have a crescent shaped closed tear on the rear panel that is of size but barely noticeable. Large color photograph of some tall pines down in SC on the dj. This Land I Have Loved tells the author's love affair with the area, with the sports he and his friends enjoyed (Lots of duck and bird hunting, rifle shooting), the history of the place and the people he met that becam... View more info

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Adventures of Jack Antique Repro Dog Story for Children

By: Brundage, Frances

Price: $7.00

Publisher: MO, Gallery Graphics, Inc: 1995

Seller Id: 43437

Condition: Good +


VG glossy paperback card covers with few creases. 13 pp well illustrated in color by the author has two small closed page tears from turning. The cover shows Jack wearing a green eye patch but he is not blind in one eye. The drawings inside he is a normal, 2-eyed dog and his adventures center around one bossy, klepto cat. View more info

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The Blind Connemara

By: C.W. Anderson

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, Macmillan: 1971

Seller Id: 46380

Condition: Very Good


3rd printing illustrated hardcover with bumped corners, bit of rubbing at head of spine. Some light soil at foot of front board and periphery of rear board. 80 pp text is tight and bright without names, tears or soil. Not exlib. The very collectible story of a very courageous and loyal Connemara pony and his girl. View more info

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Silver Schoolbells A History of USDESEA and A Tribute To Those Who Have Made It What It Is. 1946-1971

By: Carlson, Warren

Price: $25.00

Publisher: MO, Margaret A. Sanders: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 38127

Condition: Fine


Dark grey patterned leatherette hardcover with a silver blind-stamped bell on front cover shows no wear. 108 pages of crisp & bright text with no tears or blemishes. Mapped endpprs. This book captures something of the spirit that has made USDESEA a great school system; it illustrates significant events of the past as well as many of the instructional programs which have advanced us to the forefront of American education. View more info

The Harp of a Thousand Strings

By: Carroll, Lewis

Price: $150.00

Publisher: NY, Dick & Fitzgerald: 1858

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 27807

Condition: Good


First edition hardcover in publisher's original brown pebble grained cloth decoratively stamped in blind, front cover and spine pictorially stamped and lettered in gilt. Backstrip darkened but title still legible. Extremities bumped and lightly rubbed, one packet of sewn text detached at foot but attached at head, sticks out just a tad more from the page block. Occasional light finger smudge on margin here and there, inner hinges fine. Illustrated with wood-engraved title vignette and numerous wood-engravings in the text after Leech, Phiz, Doyle, Cruikshank, and others by S.[amuel] P.[utna... View more info

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Racing England

By: Chalmers, Patrick R.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1939

Edition: First U.S Edition.

Seller Id: 38391

Condition: Very Good


1st US edition in mauve cloth boards with blind-stamped title has minimal wear with light fading along the spine and tips. Professionally reproduced dj is unclipped and displays well in new mylar. 146 pages are tight with foxing on edge of page block. A lively account of the development of racing in England including excellent stories about nearly every great figure in the sport, from Admiral Rous and Fred Archer to Steve Donoghue and Gordon Richards. View more info

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The Missing Boy

By: Dell, Joan

Price: $200.00

Publisher: NY, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 45770

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardcover in turquoise cloth with black titles and illustration on frt panel of the girl about to ascend a flight of stairs in the street, carrying a package. Spine ends bumped, tips fairly sharp and no broken cloth, no rubs through anywhere on book. Not exlib. Professionally reproduced DJ in new mylar shows slightly darkened ecru background with green & black illustration on frt panel. Shows small chips and loss at tips and head of rear panel, and half of the letter D of author's last name missing on dj backstrip of book, still displays ok on the shelf. Tidy ink name at h... View more info

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The Missing Boy Signed w/ Letter

By: Dell, Joan

Price: $275.00

Publisher: NY, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 27021

Condition: Near Fine


First edition signed presentation copy, signed on fep: 'For Kay Schad without whom this book.... with Love, Joan Dell December 1958'. Included is a letter from Kay Schad to G.P. Putnam's Sons publishers regarding reading this manuscript and consideration for a talent search the publisher was conducting. Kay Schad states in the letter that she was a former children's librarian and spent five years in the Washington DC public library. Recommendations from people Kay Schad knew including her husband and a 12 year old neighbor are listed and detailed. Book is slightly cocked with shelfwear o... View more info

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Half a Team

By: Drury, Maxine

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Longmans, Green and Co.: 1960

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46582

Condition: Very Good


First edition (so stated) hardcover in red cloth covered boards with black spine title and line drawing of a horse on frt board. Lower tips and spine ends bumped showing color loss but no rub through. 184 pp text is tight, bright and unmarked. Unclipped original glossy color illustrated dust wrapper has a color drawing of a girl leading a grey horse with another one following in front of a red bard and before a bright yellow background. Small chips at board tips, several short closed tears at head of dj with light color loss along dj folds and a bit grubby on off white background rear panel... View more info

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Venetian Blinds How to Make them for Pleasure and Profit

By: Elwert, Frederick H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: IL, The Dartnell Press: 1936

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 26185

Condition: Fine


First ed, so stated. 66 pgs. Rare title with 22 line illustrations. Blue cloth covered boards with white titles. Includes: The Origin of the Venetian Blind, Advantages of, Materials Required, Ladder Tape, Hardware, Pulleys, Installation Brackets, Cord & Tassels, Woodwork, Tilt Rail, Slats, Bottom Rail, Location of Holes and Slots, Painting the Woodwork, Assembling the Blind, Inserting the Lifting Cord, Installing the Blind, Center Support for Tilt Rail, Center Support for Head Rail, Estra Wide Blinds. View more info

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The Mystery of the Blind Write

By: Gezi,, Kal; Ann Brodford

Price: $8.00

Publisher: IL, Children's Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 2605

ISBN: 0895651459

Condition: Very Good +


Illustrated HB boards in super condition w/barely bumped corners and light, barely noticeable surface scratches to rear board, double ding on top board edges. 32 pg text appears unread. Not exlib. One in the series of The Main Street Five books When a blind writer comes to school to do an interview with the children his tape recorder turns up missing. With the help of the Maple Street Five and Bingo, his German Shepherd Guide dog, the thief is soon caught. View more info

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Leader Dogs for the Blind

By: Gibbs, Margaret

Price: $7.00

Publisher: VA, Denlinger: 1982

Seller Id: 17870

ISBN: 0877140952

Condition: Very Good +


Lightly worn corners of illustrated hardcover boards. Library stamp on the title, and library pocket present on rep. This story tells of the beginning when a few determined men had $400.00 and a hatful of ideas. She tells of the many years of collaboration and frustration as a new, unique, project took shape, a project not defined by the written word. View more info

The Riddle of the Beast

By: Grant, Alan

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, DC Comics: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 38161

ISBN: 1563898675

Condition: Fine


First edition hardcover in dark brown faux leather with blind stamped image on lower front cover and blind stamped title on spine has negligible wear. Unclipped dj shows like new. 104 tight pages with crisp text and stunning artwork has no tears, writing, soil or blemishes. In the tradition of The Lord of the Rings, The Wheel of Time and The Chronicles of Amber comes JLA: Riddle of the Beast, a fully-painted graphic novel in which familiar characters such as Superman, Wonder Woman, Batman and Robin are re-imagined in exciting new roles within an epic tale of high fantasy and battle-hardened ... View more info

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Horse Tradin

By: Green, Ben K. D.V.M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 1975

Seller Id: MK46640

Condition: Good


Tight bright copy in lightly soiled ecru cloth boards with title blind-stamped onto frt cover and black titles and horse illust on backstrip. Spine ends and lower board tips bumped, lower frt tip rubbed w/cardboard just peeking through. A few tiny age spots along upper edge of boards. 304 pg text is tight and bright with former owners name and 1975 written on fep. Bit of soil on frontis and rear end paper. B&w line drawings by Lorence Bjorklund. Unclipped illustrated dj has clear tape along both soiled dj flap foldss, West written at head of age-toned illustrated dust wrapper. Jacket now... View more info

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The Meynellian Science or Fox-Hunting Upon System

By: Hawkes, John Esq.; Right Hon. The Earl of Lonsdale, Major Algernon Burnaby D.L., L.H. Irvine, M.A.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Leicester England, Edgar Backus: 1932

Edition: Limited, Numbered First Edition

Seller Id: 45544

Condition: Very Good


Limited to 525 copies of this 500 copies are for sale, this being numbered #210. Solid copy in red moire cloth boards a bit splotchy, sunned at extremities. Foxing on endpps, top edge red, sunned backstrip with gold title still legible, gold huntsman/hounds blind stamped on frt board. 72 pg deckle-edge text is square and solidly bound showing former owner's bookplate on fep. Professionally reproduced dj in new mylar displays well despite small chips at periphery. With notes upon Fox-Hunting in 1912, a comparative study, by The Right Hon. The Earl of Lonsdale, K.G., with some notes on pre... View more info

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Emma V.I.P.

By: Hocken, Sheila

Price: $7.00

Publisher: London, Sphere Books Ltd: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 37023

ISBN: 0722146019

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition paperback shows very light color loss at tips, 181 pp text is tight, crisp and unmarked. Sequel to the bestselling Emma and I. Here is a truly touching and uplifting story of the trust and devotion shared by a very special dog and its owner. Once blind, now can see miracle. View more info

Israel Horovitz's The Widow's Blind Date

By: Horovitz, Isreal

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, The Fireside Theatre: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 30769

Condition: Fine


Brilliant as new 1st edition hardcover in black boards, tips and spine ends sharp, 111 pp text crisp unread, unmarked. DJ in new mylar is as new save for 1/4" closed tear at foot of spine. "Mystery, menace, confrontation resolution. These are the phrases of israel Horovittz's remarkably naturalistic play.". View more info

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Mandy Sue Day

By: Karim, Roberta

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Clarion Books: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 33779

ISBN: 0395661552

Condition: Near Fine


Glossy 1st edition hardcover in pictorial boards have two small pokes through paper on rear gutter near foot. Tips and spine ends sharp. 32 p. text is crisp and clean. Using her senses of taste, hearing, touch and smell, a blind girl enjoys a special day riding horses on a farm. View more info

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The Story of My Life

By: Keller, Helen; Macy, John Albert

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 38663

ISBN: 0385044534

Condition: Good


Decorative orange buckram hardcover. Serviceable reading copy w/partial call tags on backstrip. 382 p. Frontispiece missing. Slight soiling throughout otherwise clean & tight text. Beautiful photographs from Miss Keller's life including one with Dr. Alexander Graham Bell to whom the book is dedicated. "The Story of My Life" is told in three parts. The first part is Keller's story told first person. The second is comprised of extracts taken from her letters written from 1887-1901. The final section gives an accounting of her education, including passages taken from reports and letters o... View more info

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Little Nature Verses

By: Le Pla, Fannie M.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: MA, The Christopher Publishing House: 1930

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 44833

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in dark green cloth with blind stamped ruled edges and bright gilt titles but loss of outer layer of paper on foot of spine. 88 pp text crisp and unmarked with faintly foxed end pps. Unclipped yellow background dj in new mylar is illustrated all round with green line drawings of animals, insects, flowers, birds etc. It has a 1/2 x 3/4" chip at head of rear panel and 1/4" loss at head of spine that does not affect the title and tips and foot of frt panel show tiny bits of loss. Publisher put the original price on the foot of the dj (weird, first one I've seen). ... View more info