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Lincoln and the Lincolns

By: Smith, Harvey H.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, Pioneer Publications, Inc.: 1931

Edition: Memorial Edition

Seller ID: SB11081

Condition: Very Good


Retired library copy, usual stamps, stickers, labels, and markings. Lightly age toned, else clean and tight. Top page edges are faintly toned. Light blue cloth, bumped corners and spine extremities; Lacks dust jacket; 482p., including appendix and index. View more info

Black Man in Red Russia: A Memoir

By: Smith, Homer (by); Salisbury, Harrison (intro. by)

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Chicago, Johnson Publishing Company: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: SB8083

Condition: Very Good


Author's green ink signature on verso of half title page; Very clean and tight textblock. Light shelf wear to red cloth binding. Rubbed, unclipped, gently spine-sunned dust jacket; Light wear to head and foot of jacket spine and lightly chipped corners, worn edges. 221pp., including index. View more info

Sketches of Old Sacramento: A Tribute to Joseph A. McGowan

By: Smith, Jesse M. (edited by); McGowan, Joseph A. (tribute to)

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Sacramento, CA, Sacramento County Historical Society: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed & Inscribed By Joseph A. McGowan

Seller ID: SB9130

Condition: Fine


Copy #35. Ink signature and inscription from Joseph A. McGowan on ffep. Immaculate and tight textblock and pristine blue cloth binding. Unclipped dust jacket, small tear on front top corner, small chip on front top edge, minimal shelf scuffing along edges of spine. 244pp., including index and list of illustrations. View more info

The Way We Heard It: Stories to Tell Our Grandchildren

By: Smith, Ruth and John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cassadaga, NY, Self-published: 1982

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16969

Condition: Good


Text block clean and tight in lightly to moderately edge-worn, lightly hand-soiled covers; 274 pp. View more info

George Tucker as Political Economist

By: Snavely, Tipton R.

Price: $18.43

Publisher: Charlottesville, VA, University of Virginia Press: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SAS3209

Condition: Very Good


Binding clean with slight wear to corners; textblock clean and tight; 170 pp. including index. View more info

Edgar Snow's China: A personal Account of the Chinese Revolution Compiled from the Writings of edgar Snow

By: Snow, Lois Wheeler

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1981

Seller ID: SB11085

Condition: Very Good


Former owner's inked name/place on upper corner of ffep. Worn edges. Else very clean and tight, b&w photographs and maps. Red paper baords, slighlty rubbed, bumped head and foot of spine, lightly bumped corners. Price-clipped dust jacket, lightly rubbed, several closed tears to the spine and edges, couple open tears to a few of the edges, taped head of spine. 284pp., including notes and index. View more info

Eagle Dreams; A Fighter Pilot's Life Story

By: Son, Herman; Hughes, James D. (foreword by)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Shirley, IN, JMT Publications: 2005

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: SJ8681

ISBN: 0970304560

Condition: Very Good+


Signed by author, in black ink, on title page. Immaculate and tight, gift quality copy. 316p. Footnotes and bibliography at end. View more info

Now It's Your Turn

By: Sonneborn, Harry L.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Indio, CA, Privately Printed by the Author: 2001

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: SAS1053

Condition: Very Good


Binding clean with little wear to extremities; textblock clean; 208 pp. View more info

End of the Beginning

By: Sonneborn, Harry L.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Indio, CA, Privately Printed by the Author: 2000

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: SAS1054

Condition: Very Good


Binding clean with little wear to extremities; textblock clean; 143 pp. View more info

Life of Gen. James H. Lane "The Liberator of Kansas" with Corroborative Incidents of Pioneer History

By: Speer, John

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Garden City, KS, John Speer: 1896

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SB11846

Condition: Very Good


Former owner's inked name/date along upper edge of 2nd ffep. Inked check-marks and underlining on preface pages. Light moisture bubbling down gutters, else textblock is clean and tight. Floral decorative end pages. Shelf soiled top page edges. Soiled/scuffed binding, light fraying to head of spine, bumped/frayed corners. 336pp. View more info

An Autobiography Vol. I & Vol. II

By: Spencer, Herbert

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, D. Appleton and Company: 1904

Seller ID: SB10593

Condition: Very Good


2 Vol. Set. Retired library set, lightly stamped, marked and labeled; Overall, the textblock is very clean and tight. Top edges gilt. Green cloth binding minimally shelf worn and rubbed. Vol. I - 655p. Vol. II - 613p., including index. View more info

Sometimes I'm Happy: A Writer's Memoir

By: Sprague, Marshall

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Athens, OH, Swallow Press: 1999

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: SAS5333

ISBN: 0804009864

Condition: Fine


Binding very clean; jacket very clean; textblock clean and tight; 166 pp. including index. View more info

Enos Mills: Rocky Mountian Naturalist

By: Stansfield, John

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Palmer Lake, CO, Filter Press: 2005

Inscription: Author

Seller ID: EW300

ISBN: 0865410720

Condition: Very Good


The Textblock is very clean and tight; Author's ink signature on ffep. Covers lightly worn. 103p., including index. View more info

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Safir (Ambassador)

By: Steeves, John M.; Director General of the Foreign Service

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hershey, PA, John M. Steeves: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SJ9187

Condition: Very Good+


ink gift inscription on ffep, otherwise textblock and binding is very clean and tight. lightly rubbed, unclipped dust jacket with light spine wear. 256pp.; including index. View more info

Where the Bluebird Sings to the Lemonade Springs: Living and Writing in the West

By: Stegner, Wallace

Price: $5.95

Publisher: NY, Penguin Books: 1992

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: EW52

ISBN: 0140174028

Condition: Very Good+


Very little wear on binding, text block very clean and tight. 227p. View more info

A Guide To Biography For Young Readers: American-Men of Action

By: Stevenson, Burton E.

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday, Page & Company: 1913

Seller ID: SR187

Condition: Good


rear end papers separated at the gutter with hinge solidly intact; front gutter reglued; textblock clean and tight; binding lightly shelf worn with lightly frayed spine extremities; 388pp., including index. View more info

The Mind of Norman Bethune

By: Stewart, Roderick

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Toronto, Canada, Ftizhenry & Whiteside: 1977

Seller ID: SB9044

ISBN: 0889024189

Condition: Very Good


Light blue endpapers, very clean and tight textblock. Red paper-covered boards, some rubbing to tips of head and foot of spine, as well as to corners, and bumping to corners. Price-clipped dust jacket, chipping/loss to head and foot of spine, small chips to corners, closed edge tears, couple small tears to top front edge, slightly age soiled, but safely covered in mylar sleeve. 150pp., including index. View more info

In Case I'm Found Unconcious: The Ups and Downs of Diabetes

By: Stock, Albert E.; Hargrave, Bettyan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Palmer Lake, CO, Filter Press: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22788

ISBN: 0910584265

Condition: Fine


immaculate, unread copy; gift quality. 48p. View more info

"The Quest"

By: Stoddard, Dr. Thomas A.

Price: $225.00

Publisher: NY, Cochrane Publishing Company: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SB11542

Condition: Very Good


First Edition; Minor aging to end pages, else textblock is clean and tight. B&W plates and frontispiece. Green cloth with gilt stamped lettering and decoration on front cover, slight bumping and fraying to head and foot of spine, bumped corners. 167pp. View more info

The Papers of Randolph of Roanoke: A Preliminary Checklist of His Surviving Texts in Manuscript and in Print

By: Stokes, William E., Jr.; Berkeley, Francis L., Jr.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Charlottesville, VA, University of Virginia Library: 1950

Inscription: Initialed By Author

Seller ID: SAS2869

Condition: Good


Presentation copy inscribed by Francis L. Berkeley Jr. to Christopher B. Garnett on the ffep; page of corrections and additions laid in; binding edge-worn and a bit frayed, with the front board a little warped; textblock clean and tight; 170 pp. including index. this is the University of Virginia Bibliographical Series Number Nine. View more info