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Prairielands of My Heart

By: Brundy, Clyde

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Greeley, CO, Clearwater Books: 1982

Inscription: Signed and Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: EW3980

Condition: Good


Title page signed and inscribed by author to Los Angeles newspaperwoman Agnes Underwood; Textblock is very clean and tight. Covers edge and corner worn; some small dents and scratches on both front and back. 112p. View more info

Parish Child: An Informal Memoir of the Turn of the Century

By: Bryant, Marion S.

Price: $24.25

Publisher: Portland, ME, Falmouth Publishing House: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16747

Condition: Good+


Text block clean and tight; moderately worn binding with corner fraying and light moisture stains along the bottom 2" of the front board. Small moisture stain in bottom margins. 74 pp. View more info

The Exile: Portrait of an American Mother

By: Buck, Pearl S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, John Day Book: 1936

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: SB8224

Condition: Very Good


Former owner's bookplate on fep, slightly aged, else clean and tight. Grey top edge. Mahogany cloth, lightly bumped at head and foot of spine, in great condition. Aged and sunned dust jacket, chipped corners of spine, chipped corners and slight edge wear; 315p. View more info

Overdrive: A Personal Documentary (Signed)

By: Buckley Jr., William F.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: SB10942

ISBN: 0385182694

Condition: Very Good+


Author inscribed and signed bookplate on ffep; slight edge-peeling on fep, else textblock is clean and exceptionally tight. Black cloth spine, bumped at head and foot, dark grey paper boards. Unclipped dust jacket, light loss to extremities. 262pp., including index and list of photographs. View more info

The Life of Kit Carson: The Great Western Hunter and Guide

By: Burdett, Charles

Price: $9.95

Publisher: NY, A. L. Burt: 1902

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: SB4431

Condition: Very Good+


Illustrated end pages. Light aged textblock, otherwise very clean and tight. Light brown top edge, couple moisture spots on fore-edge. Binding has only light shelf wear; Lacks dust jacket; 376p. View more info

The Secret Eye; The Journal of Ella Gertrude Clanton Thomas, 1848-1889

By: Burr, Virginia Ingraham (edited by); Painter, Nell Irvin (intro. by)

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Chapel Hill, NC, The University of North Carolina Press: 1990

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: SJ6681

ISBN: 0807818976

Condition: Near Fine


Immaculate and tight, gift quality copy in unclipped dust jacket. 469p., including index. View more info

Differing Opinions: Memories of a United States Marshal

By: Burrows, Charles E.

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Reedsport, OR, A La Carte: 1998

Seller ID: EW1691

Condition: Near Fine


Textblock is very clean and tight. Covers slightly edge and corner worn. 231p. View more info

Pen-Portraits of Literary Women: Vol. I & II

By: By Themselves and Others; Cone, Helen Gray; gilder, Jeannette L. (editors)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Cassell & Company, Limited: 1887

Seller ID: SB1292

Condition: Good+


Two-Vol. set! Previous owner's bookplate on fep of both volumes, small edge chip on ffep of second volume, else the aged textblocks are clean and mostly tight; Vol II shaken at pages 193-209; top edges gilt. Shelf and character wear. Vol. I is 320pp. Vol. II is 297pp., including list of works quoted on both volumes. View more info

A Retrospect

By: Campbell, Elgy Vanvoorhis

Price: $30.00

Publisher: 1922

Seller ID: EW4353

Condition: Very Good+


Textblock is very clean and tight. Covers slightly edge and corner worn; some light wear along the spine. 135p. View more info

My Christmas Memories

By: Campbell, Loyal

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Blurb: 2013

Seller ID: EW4344

Condition: Fine


Textblock is very clean and tight. Covers slightly edge and corner rubbed otherwise in near perfect condition. 103p. View more info

Livingstone

By: Campbell, R. J.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: NY, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1930

Seller ID: SB1091

Condition: Very Good


Couple moisture spots on some of pages, else textblock is clean and tight. binding is spine-faded, with overall light shelf wear; no dust jacket; 295p., including index. View more info

TAKE MY LIFE

By: Cantor, Eddie with Jane K. Ardmore

Price: $5.77

Publisher: Garden City: Doubleday & Co., 1957, 1st ed., photo illustrations.:

Seller ID: 01627

Condition: Good


Ex-library , rebound in buckram, with the usual stamps and labels. Clean and tight. View more info

The Attic: Memoir of a Chinese Landlord's Son

By: Cao, Guanlong (by and Translated by); Moskin, Nancy (translated by)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Univeristy of California Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition/1st Printing

Seller ID: SB11895

Condition: Fine


Gift quality copy. Speckled decorative end pages, bright and tight. Immaculate black cloth binding; Unclipped dust jacket, mylar sleeved. 245p. View more info

Bernard Maybeck: Artisan, Architect, Artist

By: Cardwell, Kenneth H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Salt Lake City, Gibbs M. Smith, Inc.: 1983

Seller ID: AC2514

ISBN: 0879051485

Condition: Near Fine


Name in ink on ffep, else very clean and tight textblock with minimal edge wear. 255p., including index View more info

Abbot and Miss Bailey and the Abbot in the Early Days

By: Carpenter, Jane B.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Abbot Academy: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: EW2039

Condition: Near Fine


Textblock is very clean and tight. Covers slightly edge and corner rubbed, otherwise in near perfect condition. 326p., including index. View more info

Abbot and Miss Bailey and Abbot in the Early Days

By: Carpenter, Jane B.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Abbot Academy: 1959

Seller ID: EW1954

Condition: Near Fine


Textblock is very clean and tight. Covers slightly edge and corner rubbed, otherwise in near perfect condition. 326p., including index. View more info

Keeping Faith: Memoirs of a President

By: Carter, Jimmy

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Toronto, Bantam Books: 1982

Edition: First Edition/3rd Printing

Inscription: Signed by Jimmy Carter

Seller ID: SB9420

ISBN: 0553050230

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by Jimmy Carter in black ink on ffep; First Edition, Third Printing;. Folded, related article laid in, former owner's front row theatre ticket to see Jimmy Carter Morning Dialogues laid in, in original envelope; Textblock is clean and tight. No remainder marks. Navy blue cloth binding in excellent condition. Unclipped dust jacket with moderate loss to extremities, several small chips and tears to edges, chipping to corners, small tears both open and closed to head... View more info

We'll be Back Tomorrow...

By: Chandler, Polly

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Georgetown, CO, Polly Chandler: 1988

Edition: Second Printing

Inscription: Signed and Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: EW4160

ISBN: 0960376429

Condition: Near Fine


Front free end page signed and inscribed by author. Textblock is very clean and tight. Covers slightly edge and corner rubbed; some light wear at the base of the spine. 125p. View more info

Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China

By: Chang, Jung

Price: $8.50

Publisher: NY, Doubleday: 1992

Edition: 24th Printing

Seller ID: AC1286

ISBN: 0385425473

Condition: Near Fine


Very clean and tight textblock; Light edge wear; 524p., including index. View more info

Come Watch the Sun go Home

By: Chen, Chen

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Marlowe & Company: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: EW4681

ISBN: 1569247420

Condition: Near Fine


Textblock immaculate and tight; Binding minimally rubbed.. Dust jacket, in mylar, lightly edge and corner rubbed; color faded on both covers. 322p. View more info