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Kill Devil Hill: Discovering the Secret of the Wright Brothers

By: Combs, Harry with Caidin, Martin; Foreword By Neil Armstrong

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1979

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: EW5076

ISBN: 0395282160

Condition: Very Good


Textblock is very clean and tight. Covers slightly edge and corner rubbed; glue stains on front and rear end papers; Lacks dust jacket; 389p., including index. View more info

A Personal Record the Shadow Line: a Confession

By: Conrad, Joseph

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday, Page and Company: 1927

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: EW3305

Condition: Good+


Retired library copy with the usual stamps, and stickers; Textblock is very clean and tight; Binding edge and corner worn; some light bunching and surface soiling at the base of the spine. 133p. View more info

Paintbox on the Frontier: The Life and Times of George Caleb Bingham

By: Constant, Alberta Wilson

Price: $7.95

Publisher: NY, Thomas Y. Crowell Company: 1974

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: SB1873

ISBN: 0690608446

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality copy, immaculate and tight! Unclipped dust jacket. 193pp., including index. View more info

Grace in China: An American Woman Beyond the Great Wall 1934-1974

By: Cooper, Eleanor McCallie; Liu, William

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Montgomery, AL, Black Belt Press: 1999

Seller ID: EW1854

ISBN: 157966024X

Condition: Near Fine


Textblock and binding very clean and tight. Dust jacket slightly edge and corner rubbed. 399p., including index. View more info

The Letters of George Santayana

By: Cory, Daniel

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: EW4199

Condition: Near Fine


Textblock is very clean and tight. Covers lightly corner rubbed otherwise in near perfect condition. Lacks dust jacket; 449p., including index. View more info

Wanted

By: Coss, Richard David

Price: $25.00

Publisher: San Diego, Beta Books: 1977

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: EW3976

ISBN: 0892930160

Condition: Very Good


Title page signed and inscribed by author. Textblock is very clean and tight. Covers lightly edge and corner worn; some light wear along the spine; some small scratches on back cover. 132p. View more info

Born a Foreigner

By: Cross, Charles T.

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Lanham, MD, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.: 1999

Seller ID: AC1276

ISBN: 0847694690

Condition: Very Good


Very clean and tight textblock with light edge wear. 281p., including index View more info

Master Kung: The Story of Confucius

By: Crow, Carl (by)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1938

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: SB8430

Condition: Very Good


Mapped endpages, pictures, clean and tight textblock. Deep red cloth binding, lighlty shelf worn. Price-clipped, very spine-faded dust jacket, chipped head and foot of spine, chipping to corners, mylar sleeved for safe-keeping. 345pp. View more info

Behind the Silken Curtain: A Personal Account of Anglo-American Diplomacy in Palestine and the Middle East

By: Crum, Bartley C.

Price: $8.95

Publisher: NY, Simon and Schuster: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SB11453

Condition: Good


Retired library copy, minimally marked, stamped, and labeled. Age toned gutters, else clean and tight, mapped frontispiece. Shelf toned top page edges. Moderately worn blue cloth binding, label on foot of spine. 297pp. View more info

Prince Elmo; Human Interest Tales of 20th Century Rare Experiences By a Droll Story Teller

By: Cunningham, Elmo

Price: $7.25

Publisher: Raleigh, NC, Pentland press, Inc.: 1999

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: SJ5031

ISBN: 1571971637

Condition: Near Fine


140pp. Small stain on page 140 and back end pages, otherwise textblock is clean and tight. Minimal edge or spine wear. View more info

Winter Count

By: D. Chief Eagle

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Colorado Springs, CO, Dentan-Berkeland Printing Co., Inc.: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed & Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: SB11028

Condition: Fine


Author's inked signature and inscription on title page. Mapped end pages. Immaculate and tight textblock and binding; Unclipped dust jacket, minimally worn. 230p. View more info

Random Ramblings in India: Letters Written to the Purina Family

By: Danforth, William H.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: St. Louis, The Ralston Purina Company: 1928

Seller ID: SB5232

Condition: Very Good


Lightly aged, else textblock is clean and tight. Lightly edge and corner worn; 151p. View more info

El Trovador Por Antonio Garcia Gutierrez

By: Davis, Harold T.; Tamayo, Fernando C. (Editors)

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Colorado Springs, CO, Apex Book Co.: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: EW4441

Condition: Very Good


In Spanish; En Espanol; Textblock is very clean and tight. Binding lightly edge and corner rubbed with minor moisture stain on the rear board; Light shelf wear at the base of the spine; 208p., including index. El Trovador - The Troubadour. View more info

The Confidantes of a King: The Mistresses of Louis XV: (Two-Volume Set)

By: De Goncourt, E.; Translated by Ernest Dowson

Price: $24.00

Publisher: London, T. N. Foulis: 1907

Seller ID: SB10371

Condition: Very Good


2 Vol. Set; Retired Cripple Creek (Colorado) Library copies, usual stamps, peeled pocket remnant on fep of both volumes. Else textblock is exceptionally clean and tight, red endpages. Frontispiece portraits with protective tissue coverings. Sunned spines and a bit to the edges, decorative front covers, slightly shelf soiled and worn. Vol. I is 232pp. Vol. II is 225pp. View more info

Rambles with John Burroughs

By: De Loach, R. J. H.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Richard G. Badger: 1912

Seller ID: SB12172

Condition: Very Good


Ex-lilbrary copy, rebound in buckram and minimally stamped, labeled, or marked. Rear pocket remnants on rep/rfep; Textblock is clean and tight. Grey end pages. All edges are library stamped. Lightly character-soiled binding, bumped corners. 141pp. View more info

Diamond Bess

By: Dean, Winnie Mims

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Dallas, Mathis Van Nort & Co.: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: EW5095

Condition: Very Good


Signed by author on half title page, dated Nov 9, 1949;.Textblock is very clean and tight. Covers slightly edge and corner rubbed otherwise book is in very good condition. Lacks dust jacket; 200p. View more info

River of Traps: a Village Life

By: deBuys, William; Harris, Alex

Price: $12.00

Publisher: 1990

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: EW4579

ISBN: 0826311822

Condition: Near Fine


Textblock is very clean and tight. Covers slightly edge and corner rubbed. Dust jacket lightly edge and corner rubbed; some light shelf wear at the base of the spine. 223p. View more info

The Life of William Penn Founder of Pennsylvania

By: Dixon, W. Hepworth

Price: $18.95

Publisher: NY, A. L. Burt Company:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: SB5391

Condition: Very Good


Undated. Title page says five page illustrations, however this copy has only the frontispiece. Clean and tight textblock. Top edge gilt. Light shelf wear and bumped corners. 337pp. View more info

Alexander Dolgun's Story: An American in the Gulag

By: Dolgun, Alexander; Watson, Patrick

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Alfred A, Knopf: 1975

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: EW4189

ISBN: 0394494970

Condition: Very Good+


Gift inscription inside front cover. Textblock very clean and tight. Binding lightly edge and corner rubbed. Dust jacket, in mylar, lightly edge and corner worn; some small tears at the base of the spine. 370p. View more info

On Camera: My 10,000 Hours on Television

By: Downs, Hugh

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed & Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: SB10922

ISBN: 0399132031

Condition: Very Good++


Hugh Downs ink signature and inscription on half title page! B&W photographs. Textblock immaculate and tight. Blue cloth spine, bump at head and foot; boards clean and minimally edge-rubbed; 253p. Lacks dust jacket. View more info