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Cedar Rapids, Tall Corn and High Technology : A Pictorial History

by Ernie Danek

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Published
1980
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780897810210
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Woodland Hills, California: Windsor Publications, 1980. Hardcover. First Edition (stated). Very Good book in a Very Good jacket. Date and bookplate to FFEP. Text unmarked. Spine straight and tight. Rubbing and chipping to jacket. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 232 pages. Profusely illustrated.
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American Gothic : A Life of America's Most Famous Painting

by Steven Biel

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Published
2005
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780393059120
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$18.45

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New York: W.W. Norton, 2005. Hardcover. First Edition / full number line. Laid-in book reviews from the Washington Post and the Minneapolis Star-Tribune. Fine book in a Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, tail slightly bumped. Jacket clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 215 pages. 8 pages of color plates. Is… Read more
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American Gothic : The Biography of Grant Wood's American Masterpiece

by Thomas Hoving

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Published
June 2005
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781596091481
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$7.95

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New York: Chamberlain Bros, June 2005. Trade Paperback. First Edition / full number line. Very Good+. Gift inscription on title page. Lightly tanned. Otherwise as new. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Corners sharp. Covers clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 165 pages
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Grant Wood's Studio : Birthplace of American Gothic

by Jane Milosch

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Published
2005
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9783791333250
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$63.50

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Cedar Rapids: Cedar Rapids Museum of Art and Munich / New York: Prestel, 2005. Trade Paperback. First Edition (no additional printings listed). As New. Pristine inside and out. Not damaged. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 143 pages. 11 x 9.5 x 0.5 inches. Profusely illustrated in chiefly in color. Catalogue of the exhibition Grant Wood… Read more
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Grant Wood and Marvin Cone : Artists of an Era

by Hazel E. Brown

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Published
1972
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780813817750
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$100.00

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Ames: Iowa State University Press, 1972. Hardcover. First Edition (stated). Flat signed and dated by author on FFEP and Inscribed by author to a friend on half-title page. Near Fine book in a Very Good jacket. Interior pristine except for author's inscription and signature. Spine straight and tight. Jacket shows light rubbing, light chipping at spine head, and light reading… Read more
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Lake Wobegon Days

by Garrison Keillor

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Published
September 1985
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, 9th printing
ISBN
9780670805143
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$11.95

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New York: Viking, September 1985. Hardcover. First Edition, 9th printing, October 1985. Fine book in a Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, tail slightly bumped. Jacket clean and bright. No tears, folds or creases. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 337 pages.
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First three Lake Wobegon Books (Lake Wobegon Days, Leaving Home, We Are Sti ll Married)

by Garrison Keillor

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Published
1985, 1987, 1989
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Fine
ISBN
9780670805143
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$29.95

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New York: Viking, 1985, 1987, 1989. Hardcover. Fine books in Near Fine/Fine jackets. Interiors pristine. Spines straight and tight. Jackets clean and bright; Leaving Home is price clipped. No tears, folds or creases. Not from a library. No remainder marks. 911 total pages.
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Cedar Rapids : Our people, our story, Vol. 1

by Angie Kramer (project manager); Phyllis Fleming (editor); Mark Bowden (preface)

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Published
2004
Condition
Very Good+
ISBN
9780976055808
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$29.45

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Cedar Rapids: The Gazette, 2004. Hardcover. Very Good+. Gift inscription to title page and spine head lightly bumped, otherwise as new. Not from a library. No remainder mark. iv + 156 pages. More than 300 black & white photographs made by amateur and professional photographers recording every day life in the Cedar Rapids area during the 1880s and 1890s and… Read more
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Epic Surge : Eastern Iowa's Unstoppable Flood of 2008 (DVD)

by KCRG-TV 9 News & The Gazette

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Published
2008
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9781607022985
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$12.45

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Cedar Rapids: Gazette Communications, 2008. DVD. Very Good. Very Good DVD in a Very Good case. No region code listed on case.
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What to Cook for Company (Revised and Expanded Second Edition)

by Lenore Sullivan

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Published
1962
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Revised and Expanded Second Edition
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$29.95

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Ames: Iowa State University Press, 1962. Hardcover. Revised and Expanded Second Edition / first printing. Beige cloth over boards. Illustrated endpapers. Sewn binding. Very Good. A few penciled notations. Spine straight and sound. A few small food stains to covers. Not from a library. No remainder mark. xiv + 530 p. illus. 22 cm.
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Letters from Togo

by Susan Blake

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Published
November 1991
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780877453406
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$17.60

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Iowa City: University Of Iowa Press, November 1991. Trade Paperback. First Edition (stated). Fine. Slight corner wear, otherwise pristine inside and out. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xiv + 179 pages.
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Lila (Gilead, 3)

by Marilynne Robinson

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Published
October 2014
Condition
New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780374949266
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$45.00

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New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, October 2014. Trade Paperback. First Edition (stated) / full number line. New. No remainder mark. Not damaged. 261 pages. Lila, homeless and alone after years of roaming the countryside, steps inside a small-town Iowa church - the only available shelter from the rain - and ignites a romance and a debate that will… Read more
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Hoover: An Extraordinary Life in Extraordinary Times

by Kenneth Whyte

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Published
October 2017
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780307597960
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$69.50

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New York: Knopf, October 2017. Hardcover. First Edition (stated). Fine book in a Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, tail bumped. Jacket clean and bright with light rubbing at rear. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xviii+728 pages. The definitive biography of Herbert Hoover, one of the most remarkable Americans of the twentieth century--a… Read more
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The Acorn 1930 (Yearbook of Coe College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa)

by Robert J. MacDanel (ed)

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Published
1930
Condition
Fair
Edition
First Edition
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$19.95

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa: The Junior Class of Coe College, 1930. Hardcover. Leatherette over boards. Exquisitely decorated endpapers. Fair condition. Front hinge cracked. Covers slightly warped. Corners and spine ends bumped and frayed. Original owner's name inked to half-title page, otherwise contents appear unmarked. Not from a library. 320 pages.
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The Acorn 1924 (Yearbook of Coe College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa)

by James W. Laurie (ed)

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Published
1924
Condition
Fair
Edition
First Edition
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa: The Junior Class of Coe College, 1924. Hardcover. Leatherette over boards. Fair condition. Sewn binding is cracked, but not split. Edgewear and some rubbing to covers. Contents appear unmarked. Not from a library. 320 pages.
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The Acorn 1926 (Yearbook of Coe College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa)

by George E. Simpson (ed)

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Published
1926
Condition
Poor
Edition
First Edition
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa: The Junior Class of Coe College, 1926. Hardcover. Leatherette over boards. Poor condition. Sewn binding cracked in several locations. Front hinge of cover torn. Covers warped. Corners bumped and frayed. Contents appear unmarked. Not from a library. 324 pages.
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American Gothic Cookbook

by Joan Liffring-Zug; Esther Feske (ed); Miriam Canter (food ed)

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Published
1979
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Fourth Printing
ISBN
9780941016339
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$13.95

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Iowa City: Penfield Press, 1979. Staple-bound softcover. Fourth printing, June 1986. Near Fine. No writing. A few small discolorations. Securely bound by two staples. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. vi + 66 pages.
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Fables from Czechoslovakia from the book Fables by Mother with Pictures by Father by F. J. Andrlík and Ant. Krátký

by F. J. Andrlik; F. J. Andrlík; M. Melvina Svec (trans)

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Published
1970
Condition
Poor
Edition
First Edition
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa: Stamats Publishing Co., 1970. Hardcover. First Edition. Poor condition. Pages 3-6 missing, replaced with photocopies (Table of Contents and "The Butterflies"). Interior unmarked. Spine faded. Rubbing to pictorial covers. Not from a library. 36 pages.
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Matching Set: Fables from Czechoslovakia from the book Fables by Mother with Pictures by Father & Pohádky naší matinky s tatínkovými Obrázky

by F. J. Andrlik; F. J. Andrlík; M. Melvina Svec (trans)

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Published
c. early 1970s
Condition
Fine
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$42.80

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa: privately published by translator, no date (c. early 1970s). Beautiful matching set of two Staple-Bound Pamphlets. Full original title: Fables by our Mother with Father's Pictures : for children from three to seven years old : told by F. J. Andrlík : numerous pictures of drawings by A. Krátkého. One volume in Czech, the other in English,… Read more
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My Czech Word Book, ABC's

by M. Melvina Svec

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Published
1974
Condition
Fine
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$19.95

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa: Czech Heritage Foundation, 1974. Staple-Bound Pamphlet. Fine. Sun shadow to cover, otherwise As New. Interior pristine. Securely bound with two clean staples. Not from a library. 22 pages.
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