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The Two Worlds of Noriko

By: Breck, Vivian

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Co. Inc.: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 10677

Condition: Very Good


Light wear to tips of 1st edition hardcover book, bumped spine ends, light age toning in gutters. 190 pp. Everyone was excited about Noriko Yamata's three-month trip to Japan - everyone but Noriko. She was convinced that the trip would mean losing Ken Mogi - that he'd take a job in some far off city and forget her. But she really couldn't refuse her parents' generous graduation gift or defy her father. For even though she was twenty-one and had been born and brought up in America, he expected strict obedience from her, in accordance with Japanese traditions. View more info

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The Church Year Its Seasons, Feasts, Fasts, Devotions and Other Observances 1st ED HB

By: Canevin, Archbishop Regis

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NJ, The Sign Press: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 38679

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in deep purple boards with gilt blindstamped titles. Spine bumped and sunned; tips rubbed, no board showing; discoloration on front and rear boards. 216 pp. plus index. Ghosting on endpps. from previous Dj; former owner's name penned on FEP; tanned with age; 1-1/4 in. closed tear on Index page; 1/4 in. closed tear pg 74; otherwise clean, tight and unmarked. Bishop Canevin was consecrated Coadjutor-Bishop of Pittsburgh in 1903, and became Bishop at Pittsburgh at the death of Bishop Phelan, December 21, 1904. This book contains the articles written by Archbishop Canevin aft... View more info

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Penny in Hawaii

By: Charlton, Ella Mae

Price: $38.00

Publisher: NY, Abingdon Press: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 24344

Condition: Fine


Gorgeous 1st edition hardcover in red cloth boards with sharp tips and spine ends, Not exlib. Pictorial dj in new mylar has one half inch closed tear at head of frt panel, still displays beautifully. 11 yr old Penny Marshall has just moved with her family from Oklahoma to Hawaii and does not like the activities and habits of this new environment but when she realizes the reason she does not like them only because she is afraid she will not excel and be laughed at, her attitude changes and she begins to make friends. Hawaiian customs, folk stories and a glossary of Hawaiian words all add to the... View more info

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Princess Navina Visits Malvolia From the Diary of Count Nef

By: Count Nef

Price: $15.00

Publisher: ID, Lytton Publishing Co: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 30740

ISBN: 0915728095

Condition: Near Fine


Negligible surface wear to tips of glossy illustrated wrapper, slight soil mark along upper edge of inside cover, else fine. 54 pgs. Scarce and collectible children's paperback with illustrations by Diana Schuppel Reid. Many years ago, King Hobart Hollenstein, ruler of the Duchy of Pancratia, sent his heir apparent, the Princess Navina, on a world tour to study the governments of other lands. The king believed that the understanding of foreign customs to be gained from such a journey was the best possible preparation for a future monarch. In command of the touring party was the princess's bel... View more info

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A Christmas Carol in Prose Being A Ghost Story of Christmas

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Guild Publishing: 1990

Seller Id: 14989

Condition: Very Good


156 pp glossy hardcover in vg condition. No dj. No names, tears or soil. Illustrated end papers. Gift quality volume. A Christmas Carol is a novella by Charles Dickens, first published in London by Chapman & Hall on December 19, 1843. The novella met with instant success and critical acclaim. A Christmas Carol tells the story of a bitter old miser named Ebenezer Scrooge and his transformation into a gentler, kindlier man after visitations by the ghost of his former business partner Jacob Marley and the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Yet to Come. The book was written at a time when the... View more info

The Wedding Book A Bride's Memento

By: Eisen, Armand; Rosenthal, Maura Fadden; Radcliffe, Katherine

Price: $7.00

Publisher: MO, Andrews and McMeel, Inc: 1992

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller Id: 37228

ISBN: 0836230116

Condition: Near Fine


Pink boards with decorative cover and black title on spine. Dust wrapper protected in acetate wrap. 79 pp. Ribbon marker and gold colored ring are missing. Marbled end pages and illustrated throughout with photographic reproductions of classic paintings with wedding themes. Measures approx 3 1/2 x 3 1/2". A keepsake for the bride, of wedding traditions, customs and lore. View more info

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Memories of the Present A Collection of Holiday Recipes, Crafts, Customs, and Helpful Miscellany

By: Fullington, William

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Jacobs, Visconsi & Jacobs Co.: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 26655

Condition: As New


Glossy 1st edition hardcover as new. 46 pp text crisp and unmarked. Gift quality volume full of Christmas traditions, types of Christmas Trees, A short history of Santa Clause and more. View more info

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Pal O'Mine King Of The Turf

By: Hawkes, Clarence

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Springfield, MA, Milton Bradley Co.: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44641

Condition: Very Good


First edition, first printing. Tan cloth boards with sharp tips and lightly bumped spine ends, dk brn titles and jockey in silks on galloping horse in circle medallion on frt bd. Professionally reproduced color illust jacket shows open chips and loss at head of backstrip taking some of the word Pal but still legible, now in new mylar with bay horse head in front of fox hunting scene on frt panel. Unclipped 95c price on flap. 228 p. text browned but not brittle. Faint pencil gift dedication on fep easily erased if desired. In the blue-grass of Old Kentucky, with its stately mansions, formal... View more info

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Pal O'Mine King Of The Turf

By: Hawkes, Clarence

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Springfield, MA, Milton Bradley Co.: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: R46495

Condition: Very Good


First edition, first printing hardcover in tan cloth covered boards with sharp tips and bumped spine ends, dk brn titles and jockey in silks on galloping horse in circle medallion on frt bd. Small blue ink smudge in middle of frt pastedown and a blue ink stamped former owner's name under the frt flap. Fep removed. Original, unclipped color illust dust jacket is browned and brittle, has many chips all over, now in new mylar with bay horse head in front of fox hunting scene on frt panel. 228 p. text is slightly age-toned but not brittle. In the blue-grass of Old Kentucky, with its stately ... View more info

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Rong Bao Zhai Hua Pu 101 customs section

By: HUI HUA : QI BAI SHI

Price: $45.00

Publisher: 1994

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 17321

ISBN: 7500302347

Condition: Very Good


Lovely 48 pg landscape format art book with color and b/w art reproductions. Former price in marker on cover. Small sticker pull on edge of cover. Text in Chinese. View more info

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Cowgirls Women of the American West

By: Jordan, Teresa

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NE, Bison Books: University of Nebraska Press: 1992

Seller Id: MK46659

ISBN: 0803275757

Condition: Fine


Fourth printing of the Bison Books first edition paperback in art -drawn paper covers with sharp tips and spine ends. No names, tears or soil. Appears unread. Laid in is a fold-out bit of memorabilia entitled: Women in the Galleries, published by the Buffalo Bil Historical Center, Cody, WY. 309 pp text is crisp and unmarked. Tips and spine ends sharp. New preface and updated bibliography added. American lore has slighted the cowgirl, although at least one can still be found in nearly every ranching community. Like her male counterpart, she rides and ropes, understands land and stock, an... View more info

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The Art of Japanese Gardens Special Edition

By: Kuck, Loraine E.

Price: $48.00

Publisher: NY, The John Day Company: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46317

Condition: Very Good


Rare special edition for The Japan Society by arrangement with The John Day Co. Straight and solid hardcover in oatmeal linen cloth covered boards with green title and black Bonsai tree sketch on cover, colors reversed on age-toned, and spotted cloth backstrip. Tips and spine ends sharp, 3 edges of page block dyed green, small soil mark at foot of front board, light age-toning on endpapers, rest of the 304 pp text is tight, bright, crisp and unmarked. Illustrated with 64 plates, 3 line drawings & tipped in color frontispiece of the "Turtle Islands" in the Grand Pavilion Garden La... View more info

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Christmas with Kathe Wohlfahrt

By: Linker, Elizabeth

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Privately Printed: 1989

Edition: Second Edition

Seller Id: 40602

Condition: Near Fine


Tight, bright glossy photo-illust hardcover with light color loss at tips, 73 pp. text mint. Filled with German holiday traditions and collectibles for you and your family including: Pyramids that spin round due to heat from candles within, A Christmas village, Nutcrackers, Smoker Men, Music Boxes, Carousels, Glass & Wood Ornaments and more. Gives many examples for each all in full color photographs. View more info

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Timelines Houses Habitats & Home Life

By: MacDonald, Fiona

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Franklin Watts: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 42806

ISBN: 0531143333

Condition: Fine


Glossy 1st edition illust hardcover with sharp tips and spine ends. Not exlib. 48 pp. View more info

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My Horse of the North

By: McMillan, Bruce

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Scholastic Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 37448

ISBN: 0590972057

Condition: Fine


Beautiful 1st edition hardcover in glossy pictorial boards. 32 p. text clean. Original dust jacket has a touch of curling on foot edge. Describes how a young girl living fifty miles from the Arctic Circle gets her horse ready to participate in the annual rettir, or gathering of sheep, in their farming community in Iceland. View more info

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Austin's Adventures in Prague

By: Ostrom, Edith

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Prague, Polygrafia: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 43500

Condition: Fine


Fine 1st edition glossy hardcover, text mint. No names, tears or soil. Mentions historic buildings, foods, customs etc. View more info

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Old Salem North Carolina

By: Owen, Mary Barrow: Editor

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NC, The Garden Club of North Carolina: 1941

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46224

Condition: Fine


Gift quality, stated first edition hardcover in nubby light beige linen covered boards with sharp tips and spine ends. Title printed in olive green on frt board, no title on spine. Not exlib, no names, tears or soil in the deckle-edged (untrimmed) 173 pp text. Profusely illustrated with b/w photographs and line drawings. A work to contribute to the understanding of the social development of NC, specifically Winston-Salem. To make the story better known, The Garden Club of North Carolina has produced this volume, whereby customs, ideals and manner of living in this community, as revealed i... View more info

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Russia Land of Intrigue SIGNED

By: Owens, Frances Harris

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Privately Printed: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 22636

Condition: Fine


1st edition paperback in red card covers with black titles showing sharp tips and spine ends.. Rare presentation copy inscribed by the author "With Very Best Wishes Frances Harris Owen" on fep. 122 pp. Illust w/a few simple line drawings and a map. Describes the author's travels in Russia. She attempts to explain some misconceptions and shares some of her favorite locations. Includes a chapter on Faberge - Goldsmith to the Czars. View more info

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A Day With A Noblewoman

By: Pernoud, Regine; Translated By Dominique Clift

Price: $8.00

Publisher: MN, Runestone Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 30589

ISBN: 082251916X

Condition: Very Good +


12" tall, Crisp and clean 1st edition hardcover with sharp corners and spine ends. Exlib without a pocket or evidence of ever having had one. Few marked out stickers on rear board and call letter sticker on spine but more than lovely. Describes a typical day in the life of Lady Blanche of Champagne, a medieval noblewoman, followed by a fictional story based on the facts presented. View more info

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Angel Baskets. A Little Story About The Shakers SIGNED

By: Ray, Mary Lyn

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NH, Martha Weatherbee Books: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 43496

ISBN: 0960938435

Condition: Very Good


1st edition paperback signed by author on title page. Gift dedication (non authorial) on fep. Light color loss to tips of navy blue covers, 32 pp text mint. A quiet story, quietly told, that suggests what it was like to be a child among the Shakers. View more info