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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: $6.95

Publisher: Golden, CO, Fulcrum Publishing: 1996

Edition: Second Printing

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed by Author

Seller ID: 12002

ISBN: 1555912559

Condition: Near Fine


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

Luce and His Empire

By: Swanberg, W. A.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: SB5196

ISBN: 0684125927

Condition: Very Good


Author's inked signature on 2nd ffep! Clean and tight textblock. Lightly faded and edge-worn binding; Lacks dust jacket 529pp., including notes and index. View more info

A Plain Sailorman in China: The Life and Times of Cdr. I.V. Gills, USN 1875-1948

By: Swanson, Bruce; Morrison, Vance H.; McDowell, Don H.; Tomasko, Nancy N.

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Annapolis, MD, Naval Institute Press: 2012

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: EW4552

ISBN: 1612511058

Condition: Very Good+


Textblock is very clean and tight. Covers slightly edge and corner rubbed; some light wrinkling at the corners. Dust jacket lightly edge and corner rubbed. 255p., including index. View more info

My Story: Immigrant Executive Traveler: Augustana Historical Soceity Publication No. 27.

By: Swenson, Birger

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Rock Island, IL, Augustana Historical Society: 1979

Seller ID: SB9209

ISBN: 0910184275

Condition: Very Good+


Retired church library copy with card pocket glued to fep, previous owner's ink signature on ffep, else very clean and tight textblock. Pale blue endpapers, b&w photographs. No remainder marks. Pale blue cloth binding lightly shelf worn. Unclipped dust jacket, character worn, couple small tears to top edges, small chip on foot of spine. 250pp., including appendix. View more info

Alfred Edward Housman

By: Symons, Katharine E.; Pollard, A. W.; Housman, Laurence; Chambers, R. W.; Ker, Alan; Gow, A.S.F.; Sparrow, John (recollections by)

Price: $7.76

Publisher: NY, Henry Holt: 1937

Seller ID: SJ8255

Condition: Very Good+


somewhat aged end papers, otherwise textblock and binding is very clean and tight; top edge blue; very edge worn, creased and chipped dust jacket; 82p. View more info

The Dream and The Awakening

By: T'homi, Abraham

Price: $6.06

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Gareth Powell Associates: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 06443A

ISBN: 0855860006

Condition: Very Good+


edges and spine extremities scuffed and rubbed; dust jacket edges scuffed, rubbed, lightly wrinkled and worn. View more info

Memoirs of Charles Lamb

By: Talfourd, Sir Thomas Noon (by); Fitzgerald, Percy (edited & annotated)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott Company: 1892

Edition: Large Paper Edition

Seller ID: SB3775

Condition: Very Good


Book #92/150. Lightly aged, else clean and tight textblock. Moderately character soiled binding, fraying at corners and foot of spine, bumped corners and head and foot of spine. 291pp., including biographical note and index. View more info

Born on a Blue Day: Inside the Extraordinary Mind of an Autistic Savant

By: Tammet, Daniel

Price: $6.95

Publisher: NY, Free Press: 2007

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: EW4017

ISBN: 1416535071

Condition: Near Fine


Textblock is very clean and tight. Covers lightly edge and corner rubbed. Dust jacket, in mylar, lightly edge and corner rubbed. 226p. View more info

Stanley Vestal: Champion of the Old West

By: Tassin, Ray

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Glendale, The Arthur H. Clark Company: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SB4369

ISBN: 087062105x

Condition: Near Fine


Dust jacket flaps glued to end papers, else immaculate and tight. Gift quality copy in unclipped, dust jacket chipped at the head of the spine, else lightly edge worn and rubbed; 299p., including general bibliography and index. View more info

Leonardo the Florentine, A Study in Personality

By: Taylor, Rachel A.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: NY, Harper & Brothers: 1928

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: CS728

Condition: Very Good


owner's ink initials and date on ffep, else textblock clean and tight; binding lightly to moderately shelf-worn and rubbed; 580 p., including index. View more info

Looking Forward Into the Past

By: Tenney, E.P.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Nahant, MA, Rumford Press: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SB11050

Condition: Good+


Retired library copy, usual stamps, labels, and markings, rear pocket removal glue stain. Minor aging or reading wear, else textblock is clean and tight. Black cloth with gilt stamped lettering and illustration on front cover, library label along upper edge of front cover and glue stain on spine, lightly scuffed and edge-worn covers. No dust jacket; 243p. View more info

Lincoln and the New Salem

By: The Old Salem Lincoln League

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Petersburg, IL, The Old Salem Lincoln League: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: EW3431

Condition: Very Good


Retired library copy with the usual stamps, stickers, and labels. Textblock is very clean and tight. Binding lightly sunned, edge and corner rubbed; Lacks dust jacket; 111p., including index. View more info

Abraham Lincoln

By: Thomas, Benjamin P.

Price: $9.22

Publisher: NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 1953

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 21840

Condition: Very Good


History Book Club edition; text block very clean and tight in lightly edge-worn binding. dust jacket chipped at the base of the spine, else lightly edge-worn. 548 pp. w/index View more info