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Marconi

By: Cottler, Joseph

Price: $8.00

Publisher: CA, California State Department of Education: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 19419

Condition: Very Good


1st edition paperback showing moderate color loss along cover near spine on cover, innards as new. Real People Series. 36 crisp unmarked pp. View more info

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The Sky is Falling

By: Emery, Anne

Price: $7.00

Publisher: The Westminster Press: 1970

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 9229

ISBN: 0664324754

Condition: Very Good +


Hardcover exlib in dj. 156 pp text tight with tape stains on end pps. All pages and pocket present. Dj in new mylar has a clipped rear flap but displays well. What do you do when the people you love are on pot and you don't go along? What does loyalty involve? What do you do about the guy you are going with, if you do get involved and he just wouldn't understand? What do you do when real tragedy strikes and the police start asking questions? View more info

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Double Standards

By: Gray, Patsey

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Ace Tempo Books: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 39764

ISBN: 0448156989

Condition: Very Good


Glossy 1st edition paperback cover has very light color loss at extrems from storage, internally crisp and bright. 150 pp. If honesty is supposed to be the best policy, why are people so deceitful? Everybody seems to stretch the truth when it suits their purpose. But when Sis found out that her dad was involved in real estate frauds she was devastated and decided to spend the summer working on her uncle's ranch where she would have time to think. But the Tanbark Ranch wasn't a haven of tranquility. One of the ranch hands was involved in a treacherous scheme that could destroy the ranch and th... View more info

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King Solomon and the Hoopoes and Other Stories; Gallimaufry Book Three (3)

By: Greaves, Margaret

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Bowmar: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 45334

Condition: Good +


1st edition paperback shows light surface wear w/a .5 x 3.5" abrasion or chip out of rear cover fore edge. 77 pp. text is tight and bright w/writing along edge of inside rear cover. Do animals talk? Are there fairies and other people you can't see? From ancient times people have told tales of magic happenings. Are they imaginary or are they real? 12 short stories plus glossary. View more info

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Best Little Stories from World War II SIGNED

By: Kelly, C. Brian

Price: $8.00

Publisher: VA, Montpelier Publishing: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 33810

Condition: Fine


Fine 1st edition paperback. Author's presentation copy and signed on fep. 215 p. This journalistic history of World War II contains more than 101 vignettes reflecting the war's humor and pathos, triumph and tragedy. Here are stories of how the war affected soldiers and civilians, leaders and common folk alike -- real people who bravely endured the times. View more info

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The Gold Rush

By: Ketchum, Liza; Intro By Stephen Ives and Ken Burns

Price: $8.00

Publisher: MA, Little Brown & Co: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41799

ISBN: 0316591335

Condition: As New


1st edition hardcover as new inside and out. 118 pp. Companion volume to the Public Television Series The West. While some of the same ground is covered in a multitude of titles, the presentation here is fresh and greatly enlivened by the visuals that appear on every page. For example, The West includes a shot of the copper smelter in Butte, MT, and the statement that surrounding hills were stripped of trees for fuel to fire the furnaces?this happened in many of the mining towns. In addition, coverage is not limited to the famous folks usually written about; instead, photo coverage is given ... View more info

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The Three Tripps SIGNED

By: Moore, Margaret & John Travers

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Bobbs-Merrill Co.: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 9335

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine first edition hard cover in very good dj. Not Exlib, Nice brn cloth covered boards, corners pointed, text tight. Signed by both authors on lightly foxed fep, just names, no dedications. Dj in new glassine has light rubs at extremities and few closed tears but displays well. 159 pp. Here is a warm period story which is sure to please the young in heart. It is the account of a real family with real people who find an enjoyable experience. Jebby and Hannah are fun-loving youngsters, and their sister Tot is a child who is always getting into mischief. View more info

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Canyon Winter

By: Morey, Walt

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd: 1974

Seller Id: R46392

ISBN: 0460066498

Condition: Very Good


Tight, bright retired library hardcover in burgundy paper covered boards with bright gold spine title. No names or tears, and only one soil spot that is shared between the two page opposite each other, rest of 202 page block is crisp and clean. No call tags on spine of book nor dj so displays well on the shelf. Only fault I see is that the boards are cocked from improper storage and mean to stay that way. Unclipped original dust wrapper is taped to pastedowns. It has no tears, no chips, no discoloration, no issues whatsoever and is beautifully illustrated with wrap-around color art showin... View more info

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Roald Amundsen

By: Nolan, Jeannette Covert

Price: $8.00

Publisher: CA, California State Department of Education: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 19423

Condition: Very Good


Moderate surface wear on cover, innards as new. Real People Series. The story of Amundsens of the North Pole. View more info

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Pilot The Hunter

By: Peel, Hazel M.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Franklin Watts, Inc: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46184

Condition: Good


First US edition hardcover exlib working copy in red paper covered boards shows tape marks from dj on boards. Bright black title spine Tips and spine ends bumped but not rubbed through. Front free end paper removed, tasteful presentation plate on half title, One lib stamp on each side of page block, No names, tears or soil in the 172 pp text. Original, price clipped dj has a light watermark along rear gutter area, shows beautiful wrap-around art of a paint or pinto horse hunting scene and has small ink gift dedication on frt dj flap, shows small chips at tips but displays well in new myla... View more info

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Bo The Famous Retriever SIGNED

By: Simmons, Lynn Sheffield

Price: $7.00

Publisher: TX, Argyle Books: 1998

Edition: Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 28539

Condition: Near Fine


2nd printing presentation copy: signed by author on fep: ' To Austin, Best Wishes Lynn Sheffield Simmons Christmas 2002'. Glossy yellow illustrated hardcover with lightly bumped tips. No rub through. Synopsis: Bo, the Famous Retriever is about a six-month-old black Labrador retriever left in Mrs. Barnett's care while her son is in Alaska. The adorable Lab makes dramatic changes in the woman's life. He acquaints her with four energetic teenagers who help the senior citizen try to adjust to her new lifestyle. Mrs. Barnett quickly handles the pup's habit of chewing up shoes and running off with ... View more info

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Faces of The Eastern Shore SIGNED

By: Van Riper, Frank; Foreword By James A. Michener

Price: $10.00

Publisher: DC, Quesada House: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 36620

ISBN: 1565660129

Condition: Fine


Brilliant 1st edition hardcover in glossy photo-illustrated covers, signed by author on title page: "To Vicki and Jim, With love + all best wishes, Frank Van Riper 12/92. 108 pp of b/w photos of the people of the Eastern Shore of MD/ Delaware USA. Includes Chincoteague Island inhabitants, their lives, loves and passions. A look at real life in the 1990's. View more info

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The Horseman's Week-End Book

By: Winter, Gordon

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Seely Service & Co. Ltd.:

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41370

Condition: Very Good +


Undated circa 1947 published by SEELY SERVICE & Co. LONDON. A tight and bright book of 319 pages, The book is punctuated with charming black and white vignettes at each chapter heading and peppered through the text. This darling little book in brown/tan linen cloth covered boards and photo-reproduced dust wrapper with light surface soil on beige boards. Spine ends bumped but not rubbed, tips still sharp. Foxing on edge of page block but no soil, tears noted within. An impressive little volume, choc-a-block full of a myriad stories. Veterinary Treatment and First Aid, First Aid for the Rider... View more info