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Why's Why in Cedar Rapids

by Ralph Henderson Clements; Verne Marshall (intro)

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Published
1928
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Hardcover
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RARE! Cedar Rapids: [The Rapid Press], copyright 1928. Hardcover. Blue cloth over boards with gold lettering. Very Good. Gift inscription to front pastedown. Prior owner's name and address to FFEP. Text appears unmarked. Covers clean and bright. Spine straight and tight, but faded. Not from a library. No remainder mark. A series of three hundred and sixty-three interviews with leading… Read more
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Then 'Til Now

by Charles Penningroth

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Published
[1967]
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Hardcover
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Cedar Rapids. Hardcover. 1967. Very Good. Cedar Rapids: [n.p.], [1967]. Hardcover. Black cloth over boards with gilt lettering and decoration. Good+. Interior appears unmarked, some pages wrin kled. Foxing to edges. Spine straight and tight. Covers clean. Not from a l ibrary. No remainder mark. 191 pages. .
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Artist in Iowa, A Life of Grant Wood

by Darrell Garwood

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Used - Very Good
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No Dust Jacket
Edition
First Edition
Published
December 1944
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Hardcover
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New York: W.W. Norton, December 1944. Hardcover. First Edition (stated). Very Good, no jacket. Prior owner's book plate to front pastedown. Text appears unmarked. Spine straight and tight, tail bumped. Not from a library. No remainder mark. 259 pages. 6 B&W plates. 23 cm. Grant Wood was a strange mixture of dungareed simplicity and sophisticated aloofness. Critics see this in… Read more
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Cedar Rapids, Tall Corn and High Technology : A Pictorial History

by Ernie Danek

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Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Published
1980
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Hardcover
ISBN 10
089781021X
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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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Used - Fine
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Fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
2005
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Hardcover
ISBN 10
039305912X
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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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Used - Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
Published
June 2005
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Trade Paperback
ISBN 10
1596091487
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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 and Marvin Cone : Artists of an Era

by Hazel E. Brown

Condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Published
1972
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0813817757
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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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Used - Fine
Jacket condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, 9th printing
Published
September 1985
Binding
Hardback
ISBN 10
0670805149
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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 Still Married)

by Garrison Keillor

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Used - Fine
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Near Fine
Published
1985, 1987, 1989
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Hardcover
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0670805149
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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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What to Cook for Company (Revised and Expanded Second Edition)

by Lenore Sullivan

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Used - Very Good
Edition
Revised and Expanded Second Edition
Published
1962
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Hardcover
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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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Used - Fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
November 1991
Binding
Trade Paperback
ISBN 10
0877453403
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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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New
Edition
First Edition
Published
October 2014
Binding
Trade Paperback
ISBN 10
0374949263
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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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The Acorn 1930 (Yearbook of Coe College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa)

by Robert J. MacDanel (ed)

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Used - Fair
Edition
First Edition
Published
1930
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Hardcover
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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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Used - Fair
Edition
First Edition
Published
1924
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Hardcover
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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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Edition
First Edition
Published
1926
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Hardcover
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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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The Quiz Kids

by Eliza Merrill Hickok

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Used - Very Good
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Poor
Edition
First Edition
Published
1947
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Hardcover
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin / Riverside Press, 1947. Hardcover. Gift inscription by Author to a friend on FFEP. First Edition. Gray cloth over boards with blue lettering to cover and spine. Very Good book in a Poor jacket. Text block pristine. Spine straight, tail bumped. Archival tape repairs to jacket. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 203 pages.
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A Brit Among the Hawkeyes

by Richard Acton

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Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, Second Printing
Published
May 1998
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0813821908
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Ames, Iowa: Iowa State Press, May 1998. Flat signed by author on title page. First Edition / second printing. Very Good book in Fine jacket. Foxing to edges. Text pristine. Binding square and tight. Corners sharp. Jacket clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 207 pages. Since his marriage to an Iowan ten years ago, Richard,… Read more
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The Kalona Heritage: Amish and Mennonite Culture : religion, recipes, quilts, country scenes

by Joan Liffring-Zug; John Zug

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Used - Fine
Published
June 1983
Binding
Staple-bound pamphlet
ISBN 10
0941016099
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Iowa City, Iowa: Penfield Press. June 1983. Staple Bound pamphlet. Fine condition. Cover and internal pages are tightly secured by two staples. Internal pages are pristine. Cover is clean. Great condition for an almost 40 year-old book. 64 pages. Fully illustrated. Explains the Amish and Mennonite cultures centered in Kolona, Iowa. The booklet contains many recipes and photographs of beautiful… Read more
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Simply Perfect Cookies

by Better Homes and Gardens

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Published
1999
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Magazine
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Des Moines, Iowa: Better Homes and Gardens. 1999. Paperback. Fine condition. Contents: Cookie Basics, Drop Cookies, Bar Cookies, Cutout Cookies, Shaped Cookies, Sliced Cookies, Kids' Cookies, Special Day Cookies, Old World Cookies, Recipe Index.
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