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The Acorn 1930 (Yearbook of Coe College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa)

by Robert J. MacDanel (ed)

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1930
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Fair
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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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1924
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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
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Poor
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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
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Near Fine
Edition
Fourth Printing
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9780941016339
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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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Little Farmer of the Middle West (Children of America Stories)

by Madeline Brandeis

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Published
1937
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Very Good
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9781299175525
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New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1937. World War II printing. Quarter-bound in blue cloth with pictorial paper front panel. Sewn binding. Title page includes wartime paper conservation statement. Very Good book / no jacket. Bookplate to front pastedown. Text block pristine. Spine tight with tilt, ends bumped and slightly frayed. Edgewear. Corners frayed. Not from a library. 143 pages. Frontis… Read more
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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
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Poor
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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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c. early 1970s
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Fine
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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
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Fine
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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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Once Upon a Farm

by Bob Artley

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Published
August 2000
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Near Fine
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First Edition, Second Printing
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9781565547537
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Gretna, Louisiana: Pelican, August 2000. Hardcover. Second printing, March 2001. Near Fine book in a Fine jacket. Signed by author on title page. Text block pristine. Spine straight and tight. Jacket clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 127 pages. Hundreds of illustrations. 9.0 x 11.5 x 0.7 inches. Boyhood memories of farm life in… Read more
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Old Orchard Farm, The Story of an Iowa Boyhood...

by Hugh Orchard; Paul F. Sharp (ed)

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Published
1952
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Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780813800844
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Ames, Iowa: Iowa State College Press, 1952. Hardcover. 1952. First Edition. Very Good+. Ochre cloth over boards with red lettering and green illustration to front board and red lettering to spine. Endpapers have poems in green ink. Red and white dust jacket. Sewn binding. First printing of First Edition (no additional printings listed). Signed by author on half title page.… Read more
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The Lost Continent: Travels in Small-Town America

by Bill Bryson

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Published
1990
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Very Good
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9780060920081
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New York: Harper Perennial. Paperback. 1990. Very Good. Interior unmarked. Spine straight, tight, and uncreased. Foxing and tanning to edges and cover. 314 pages. A travelogue by Bill Bryson is as close to a sure thing as funny books get. The Lost Continent is no exception. Following an urge to rediscover his youth (he should know better), the author leaves his… Read more
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Merchants of Grain

by Dan Morgan

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Published
July 26, 1980
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Very Good
ISBN
9780140055023
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Harmondsworth, England: Penguin, July 26, 1980. Trade Paperback. Very Good. Interior unmarked but tanned. Spine straight, tight, and uncreased, but faded. Light reading wear. Not from a library. No remainder mark. 519 pages. The first book to describe the seven secretive families and five far-flung companies that control the world's food supplies.
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The Quiz Kids

by Eliza Merrill Hickok

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Published
1947
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Very Good
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First Edition
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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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58 Christmas Candy Recipes: Iowa's favorite Christmas Candy recipes from Jim Loyd

by Jim Loyd

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Published
1974
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Fine
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa: Morris Plan/MorAmerica Financial Corporation, Christmas 1974. Staple-bound pamphlet in pictorial cardboard wraps. Near Fine. Internally clean and crisp, seems unused. Interior unmarked. Mild rubbing to wraps. Not from a library. Suitable for gifting. 20 pages with 58 Christmas candy recipes for the customers and victims of Peter Bezanson and Jerry Maples who systematically looted $50 million… Read more
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Jim Loyd's Best of The Open Line Cookbook

by Jim Loyd

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Published
1969
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa: WMT Stations. Hardcover. 1969. Near Fine book in pictorial covers. No jacket as published. Interior pristine. Sown binding is square and tight. Spine ends and corners bumped. Light shelf wear to covers. 290 pages of mid-20th century Iowa family recipes.
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A Brit Among the Hawkeyes

by Richard Acton

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Published
May 1998
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Very Good
ISBN
9780813821900
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Ames, Iowa: Iowa State Press. May 1998. Hardcover. Signed by the author. First Edition/second printing. Very Good book in Fine jacket. Binding is square and tight. Interior is pristine. Corners are sharp. Cover is clean and crisp. Foxing to edges. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not price clipped. 207 pages. Since his marriage to an Iowan, Richard,… Read more
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A Brit Among the Hawkeyes

by Richard Acton

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May 1998
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Ames, Iowa: Iowa State Press. May 1998. Hardcover. First Edition/second printing. Fine book in a Fine jacket. 207 pages. Since his marriage to an Iowan, Richard, Lord Acton has divided his time between England and Iowa. Much of his American life is spent writing the historical studies and whimsical observations of the worlds around him that have endeared him… Read more
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Here's What's Cooking from Handbags and Hosiery

by Armstrong's Department Store Associates

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa: Armstrong's Department Store. Date unknown, probably early 1970s. Staple-bound pamphlet. Fine. Cover and internal pages are tightly secured by two staples. Interior is clean and unmarked. 45 pages. A cookbook assembled by the Handbags and Hosiery Associates of Armstrong's Department Store. Contents include Appetizers, Soup, Salad, Main Dishes, Breads, Desserts, Cookies, Coffee Treats, and… Read more
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Not By Bread Alone

by The Westminster Presbyterian Church Women's Association

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Published
September 1976
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Very Good
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First Edition
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa: The Westminster Presbyterian Church Women's Association. September 1976. First Printing (stated). Comb-bound. Very Good. 208 pages of recipes including index. The recipe for carrot cake has pen & ink notations from a prior user, otherwise the interior is clean. Contents include Appetizers and Beverages; Bread, Rolls, Coffee Cakes & Muffins; Cakes, Frostings & Candy; Cookies &… Read more
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Canning Fruits and Vegetables

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Published
April 1944
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Ames, Iowa: Iowa State College, Agricultural Extension Service. Pamphlet 88. April 1944. Staple-Bound Pamphlet. Good. Interior is unmarked. 14 pages. A World War II era how-to guide for canning fruits and vegetables.
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