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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

California Editor

By: Storke, Thomas M. (foreword by US Chief Justice Earl Warren)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA, Westernlore Press: 1958

Edition: Second Edition

Inscription: Inscription By Author

Seller ID: 16772

Condition: Very Good+


Text block clean and tight with light wear to binding; owner's blind embossed stamp on title page. Illustrated end papers. original photograph of author, and newspaper clipping taped to rear end paper. original photo of author also glued to dedication page; dust jacket moderately edge-worn. 489 pp. w/index View more info

Queen Victoria

By: Strachey, Lytton

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Lincoln History Society: 1931

Edition: Twenty-First Printing

Seller ID: 22315

Condition: Fine


immaculate, inside and out; no previous owner's names, bookplates, notations, etc.; cream end papers; numerous uncut foredges; finely-ribbed, blind-embossed binding is pristine and unfaded; appears unread; plain glassine dust jacket has several edge tears, chips and extremity wear, common to this fragile paper; 434p., including index. View more info

Fifty Years in China: The Memoirs of John Leighton Stuart Missionary and Ambassador

By: Stuart, John Leighton (memoirs of)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1954

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: SB8421

Condition: Very Good+


Mapped endpapers, b&w plates, textblock is extremely clean and tight. Red cloth binding, black lines across top edge of front cover, slightly shelf worn. Black top edge. Unclipped dust jacket, light loss to extremities, mylar sleeved. 346pp., including appendix and index. View more info

Fifty Years in China: The Memoirs of John Leighton Stuart Missionary and Ambassador

By: Stuart, John Leighton (memoirs of); Marshall, General George C. (prefatory Note by); Shih, Dr. Hu (intro. by)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SB8458

Condition: Very Good


Faded black top edge, photographs, age toned textblock, else clean and tight. Light shelf soiled edges, bumped head and foot of spine and lightly bumped corners. Price-clipped and spine-sunned dust jacket, chipped spine extremities, light chips to corners, small tears to edges, and loss to extremities, in mylar. 346pp., including appendix and index. View more info

Stepping Out: A Colorado Living History - Adams County Volume 5

By: Students of Northeastern Junior High School, Thornton, Colorado

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Greeley, CO, ARA Living Centers: 1982

Seller ID: AC1625

Condition: Near Fine


Very clean and tight textblock with minimal edge wear. 25p. One-page autobiographies of residents at the Alpine Manor Health Care Center, Thornton, Colorado and told to students of Northeastern Junior High School who wrote them down for this publication. Eighth-grader Kim Brademeyer wrote a wonderful poem which ends the publication. View more info

Daughter of Confucius: A Personal History

By: Su-Ling, Wong; Cressy, Earl Herbert

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Farrar, Straus and Young: 1952

Seller ID: SB8443

Condition: Near Fine


Beautiful, gift quality copy. Immaculate textblock. Deep orange cloth binding, minor shelf wear. Price-clipped dust jacket, light loss to extremities. 381pp. View more info

At Your Own Risk: An American Chronicle of Crisis and Captivity in the Middle East

By: Sutherland, Tom & Jean

Price: $6.74

Publisher: Golden, CO, Fulcrum Publishing: 1996

Edition: Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 12002

ISBN: 1555912559

Condition: Very Good +


six-line author inscription on half-title page, otherwise textblock immaculate and tight. jacket and binding lightly worn. 436pp., including index. View more info

Birdless Summer: China Autobiography History

By: Suyin, Han

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1968

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: SB8378

Condition: Near Fine


Other then small dent on foot of spine, textblock and binding are immaculate condition. B&W photographs, maps, and illustrated endpapers. Black cloth binding with bird illustrations engraved on front cover. Unclipped dust jacket, price label removal peeling on front inner flap, chips to corners of spine, several small tears and creasing to head and foot of spine, mylar sleeved. 347pp. View more info