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Finding Out About The Incas

By: Burland, Cottie A.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Lothrop, Lee & Shepard: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 39881

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover in turquoise cloth covered boards with lightly sunned spot on spine. Sharp tips and spine ends w/color loss only, no rubbing. 160 pp crisp and unmarked. Unclipped DJ in new mylar has very light color loss at extremities, small chip at head of spine and 1 in closed tear at head of rear panel. This early culture in the Western Hemisphere, its swift collapse at the hands of the conquistadors, and its heyday when they ruled a vast wealthy South American empire 600 years ago. View more info

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Wonder Tales of Horses and Heroes

By: Carpenter, Frances

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, The Junior Literary Guild and Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1952

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46395

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality probable first edition, 1952 date and no other indications of further printings. Burgundy cloth covered hardcover boards with peach line illustration of a giant bear going after a medieval soldier on horseback swinging a sword. Spine ends bumped, tips fairly sharp. Not exlib, no names, tears or major soil. An occasional light finger print in margins of 238 pp text. Hinge papers fine, bit of foxing on edge of page block. Original, un-clipped color illustrated dust wrapper is nearly complete with a 1/2" x 2/8th of an inch chip at head of lightly sunned backstrip and irregu... View more info

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Horses And Courses A Pictorial History of Racing

By: Hedges, David; Foreword By John Hislop

Price: $14.00

Publisher: NY, The Viking Press: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 31462

ISBN: 0670379530

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in olive cloth with black titles. Former owner's colorful and lengthy gift dedication on fep. Small faint watermark on last blank page. Unclipped dj in new mylar shows negligible wear at tips, displays beautifully. 220 pp of b/w and color photos and illustrations. David Hedges, a racing correspondent well known on every racecourse on the five continents tells of the courses and the famous horses and jockeys who have won famous victories on them throughout the world. Here is the charm of Longchamp: the glory of Arkle, the magic of Royal Ascot; the Epson Derby and Leste... View more info

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Horses and Courses: A Pictorial History of Racing

By: Hedges, David; Mayer, Fred; Foreword By John Hisop

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Secker & Warburg: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41601

ISBN: 0436191504

Condition: Very Good


Tips and spine sharp, tidy gift ded/date on upper corner of fep. no tears or soil. Original color Dj has slight surface wear. Brilliant copy is a tad musty. 220 pp of b/w and color photos and illustrations. David Hedges, a racing correspondent well known on every racecourse on the five continents tells of the courses and the famous horses and jockeys who have won famous victories on them throughout the world. Here is the charm of Longchamp: the glory of Arkle, the magic of Royal Ascot; the Epson Derby and Lester Piggott; Ireland's The Curragh, the gallops on Pisa's huge sand hills; the Moscow ... View more info

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Bo Rabbit Smart For True Tall Tales from the Gullah

By: Jaquith, Priscilla

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Philomel Books: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28041

ISBN: 0399226680

Condition: Fine


Beautiful copy in red boards, dj shows very light curl along top edge, now in new mylar and protected. 71 pages. Redesigned with a vertical format (it now opens at the bottom instead of on the right) , this edition of a 1981 title features two additional folktales told in the Gullah dialect of South Carolina and Georgia. "Cooter's Wing" explains why the tortoise's shell is cracked and marked, and "Manners for Two" retells the old fable about the fox and the stork who invite each other to dine. Reproduced in darker tones, Young's lively black-and-white drawings are even more ef... View more info

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Heroes, Horses & High Society Aiken from 1540

By: Lawrence Kay

Price: $35.00

Publisher: SC, Privately Printed: 1982

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller Id: 37702

Condition: Near Fine


Tight, bright, unmarked 4th printing hardcover in moderately worn, unclipped dj in mylar. 151 pgs. Small chip at foot of dj frt panel few small chips and rubbing at extremities, book itself is lovely. The illustrated history Aiken from the famous Wilcox Inn, it's famous visitors including Winston Churchill and his wife, , Count and Countess Bernadette of Sweden, Irene Castle, Elizabeth Arden, Fred Astair and Grace Moore. Winter Residents at the resort have included Vanderbilts, William K and Harold, Grandsons of Commodore Cornelius Vanderbilt, Evelyn Walsh McLean of "Hope Diamond" fame... View more info

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The Fall of The Philippines U.S. Army in World War II The War in the Pacific 50th Anniversary Commemorative Edition

By: Morton, Louis

Price: $12.00

Publisher: DC, Center of Military History: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 30904

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition paperback covers showing a light bump along upper edge of front cover, negligible brushes to tips, slight soil on foot of page block from storage. Internally as new. 626 pages including several fold-out maps in mint condition. First published 1953. United States Army In World War II series. World War II 50th Anniversary Commemorative Edition. Part One: Foreword/ Preface/ The Philippine Islands/ U.S. Army Forces, Far East/ The Reinforcement of the Philippines; Prewar Plans, Japanese and American. Part Two: The Isolation of the Philippines and the Japanese Landings/ The First Days... View more info

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The Grey Buffalo

By: Stanley, Chuck

Price: $48.00

Publisher: London, Wright & Brown LTD: 1964

Edition: 1st UK Edition

Seller Id: R46524

Condition: Very Good


Gift quality hardcover in blue paper covered boards with yellow spine title showing sharp tips and bumped spine ends. No names, tears or soil in the 158 pp untrimmed page block. Not exlib. Unclipped, original color illustrated dust jacket shows the lightest of rubs at tips of frt board only, light soil on white background rear panel that lists further reading in the Western genre. The great Kingston Ranch spread for miles north and south of the Rio Grande, and had foremen in both Mexico and the United States. Jed Hubter was the primero for the Texas Ranch, but anything that concerned Cap... View more info

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Modern Show Jumping The South American Method

By: Toptani, Count Illias; Foreword By Brigadier J. C. Friedberger D.S.O.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, A. S. Barnes & Co.: 1967

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller Id: 37565

Condition: Near Fine


Black cloth hardcover in fine shape with sharp tips and spine ends. 166 pp text crisp and unmarked. Photo illustrated, price clipped dust jacket is a professional reproduction showing a 1/2 inch closed tear on upper edge, a small chip on lower tip and at foot of spine and has several crinkles with color loss. A refreshing book on show jumping from a new angle for the beginner. View more info

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Little Moon

By: Wolf, Winifried; Translated By Rosemary Lanning

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, North-South Books: 1992

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 16393

ISBN: 1558580980

Condition: Near Fine


Boards show lightly bumped (not rubbed) tips, faint erasure mark on illust fep from former price, text as new. Profusely illustrated in color with adorable drawings. More than suitable for gift-giving or collectors. Oversized, too large for flat rate envelope. View more info

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The Winged Tiger's World Peace Party Puzzle Book

By: Yeh, Phil

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hawaii, Hawaya, Inc: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 32693

ISBN: 0964414910

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover has light color loss to black tips of glossy covers, internally as new. 28 wonderfully busy paintings by Phil Yeh of cities around the world celebrating peace, each with 5 hidden objects inviting readers to join the party. Over Sized book will incurr add'l postage for priority or international destinations. Includes fun, full page seek-and-find images in the following locales: Florence Italy, San Francisco USA, Budapest Hungary, Jamaica, Moscow Russia, Native American Pow-Wow North America, Istanbul Turkey, England, Toronto Canada, Bangkok Thailand, The Great Wall China,... View more info