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Nostalgia Spotlight on the Thirties

By: Anglo, Michael

Price: $9.00

Publisher: London, Universal Books: 1985

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 28104

ISBN: 0904041484

Condition: Near Fine


Stunning copy in black boards with bright gilt titles in unclipped dj in mylar. 144 pgs of pictorial history. Nostalgia Series captures the essence of each decade in a compelling and lively way by spotlighting the people and events, the fashions and enthusiasms unique to the period. This one (first published 1976) focuses on the Depression, prelude to war, Hollywood, big bands, the Mafia, Spanish Civil War. View more info

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The Legend of Old Faithful

By: Arnold, L. Walker

Price: $7.50

Publisher: TN, University Publishers: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 6918

ISBN: 0931117054

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition hardcover in blue boards with gilt titles. Light surface wear and color loss to extremities of unclipped dj. Displays well in new mylar. 364 pp text tight and bright, no names or writing, just a brown soil spot on the edge of page block. Inspirational fiction. The legend of Old Faithful is a story of changed lives. From the hardship and struggle of life in the Kansas dust bowl during the great depression to the picturesque mountains of Eastern Kentucky the story of love and life unfolds. Gene Stratton is searching for the meaning of life and happiness that seems at times so ... View more info

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A Legacy of Determination

By: Holmes, Laurel Grace

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Privately Published: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 37254

ISBN: 0965349403

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition crisp glossy illust paperback. One b/w photo in the text. 247 pg book as new save for lengthy dedication on fep. View more info

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Grandpa Had a Windmill, Grandma Had a Churn

By: Jackson, Louise A.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Parents Magazine Press: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 25154

ISBN: 0819308730

Condition: Fine


Gorgeous copy with light color loss at still sharp tips. Price-clipped DJ in new mylar has a closed tear on rear panel and light rubs at tips. Gift dedication on verso fep. On the magic carpet of memory, Louise Jackson carries the young reader back to that simpler world she knew as a child growing up in rural Texas during the 1940's. Her vivid reminiscences provide a pleasure akin to discovering an old patchwork quilt, or coming upon great grandfather's long-lost gold pocket watch and chain. Profusely and beautifully illustrated with b/w photos throughout. View more info

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The History and Origins of the Virginia Gold Cup

By: Myzk, William; Edited By Raymond Woolfe

Price: $28.00

Publisher: VA., Piedmont Press: 1988

Edition: First Thus

Seller Id: 27617

ISBN: 0929129008

Condition: As New


New old stock. Limited to 1300 volumes, this is an un-numbered copy. A hefty impressive tome, additional postage required. As new pictorial dj in new mylar sleeve. Linen cloth boards 314 glossy pp. Exhaustive photo history of this famous steeplechase from 1922 through 1987. Profusely illustrated with plates by Cassidy, b/w photographs, smaller marginal drawings throughout. Chapters include: Portrait of the Gold Cup Winner/ Maps of the Virginia Gold Cup Courses, Chapter I: The Birth and Legacy in Steeplechasing; Chapter II: The Early Years 1922-1929/ Chapter III: Through the Great Depressio... View more info

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The History and Origins of the Virginia Gold Cup SLIPCASED

By: Myzk, William; Edited By Raymond Woolfe

Price: $85.00

Publisher: VA, Piedmont Press: 1988

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller Id: 22363

ISBN: 0929129008

Condition: As New


New old stock. Limited to 700 volumes, this is an un-numbered copy. A hefty impressive tome, additional postage required. As new navy hardboard case with marbled framework and leather front panel with bright gilt steeplechaser and VA Gold Cup Emblem. Book has same emblem on front board, plus four raised bands on backstrip with bright gilt titles. All edges of page block gilt, gilt inner board tips, marbled end papers, ribbon marker. 314 glossy pp. Exhaustive photo history of this famous steeplechase from 1922 through 1987. Profusely illustrated with plates by Cassidy, b/w photographs, sm... View more info

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Healing with Nature

By: Prevention Magazine Editors

Price: $5.00

Publisher: PA, Rodale Press: 1981

Seller Id: 46207

Condition: Very Good


7th printing paperback in illustrated turquoise background covers showing surface color loss and light creasing. This book printed 1981, first printing was 1978. Stapled text is tight with a small grease spot that starts near margin of pp 32 and one on foot of page block. Contents of this informative little guide are: Acupuncture for Migraine, The "Honest Carbohydrates"- Great for Diabetics, Good for Everyone, Tryptophan - A New Natural Weapon against Depression and Sleeplessness, Vitamin E and Menopause, Millions Need More Protein for Health Insurance, Magnesium, the Natural ... View more info

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The Orphans SIGNED

By: Rabe, Berniece

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, E. P. Dutton: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 19076

ISBN: 0525364501

Condition: Fine


Not exlib, 1st American edition. Lovely, crisp copy signed & dedicated by the author on half title page. "To Kelly, Enjoy the Orphans! My best to you, Bernice Rabe". Book appears unread. Unclipped DJ in new mylar shows light color loss at extremities, bit of rubbing at spine ends but displays beautifully. 184 pp. An orphaned twin brother and sister living in rural Missouri during the Depression finally find a permanent home. View more info