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The Strange Case of Patty Hearst

By John Pascal and Francine Pascal

N.Y.: New American Library, 1974 Mass Market Paperback. First. 7 3/4 x 5. 184 pp. . From Heiress to revolutionary. Kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army, Patty Hearst became a convert to their cause. Who can forget the image of Patty with her semi-automatic rife in the bank heist. Softcover has a wee crease at top corner, very min edge wear, a bit of a spine tilt. No former owner's name. Text is clean and has yellowed sligh tly. Overall cond: good+.

$5.00

Damien the Leper

By John Farrow

Garden City, N.Y.: A Doubleday Image Book Paperback. Unknown. 7 x 4. ISBN:0-385-02918-7. 234 pp. The original copyright is 1937, by Sheed and Ward New York. Foreword to Image Books edition by Hugh Walpole. Damien the Leper is a story of extra ordinary courage, devotion and sacrifice that has become a living legend throughout the world. Father Damien fearlessly set aside all thoughts of personal danger to serve among the Lepers on the isla n d of Molokai in the Pacific. A profoundly moving biography of Damien de Veuster, priest of God, a leper. Contains both preface and Prologue, Also an epilogue, bibliography and a very good index. Th i s edition has green, black, yellow etching of Father Damien with the Lepers; his little church in background, on front cover. Excellent cond. Bright, tight, and clean. no tears or soiling. Overall c on d: v. good..

$6.00

Following the Vision

By Elena M. Rodriguez

1990 HC and DJ. Near Fine/Near Fine. 10 x 6 1/2. 118 pp. + brief chronology. Subtitled: The History of Tohmastsu & Co. As told by Tomita-san. A fas cinating story of how one person, Tomita-san, had a visio n that a Japanese accounting firm could be established and compete on an international scale with the world's largest accounting firms. Endpapers are map of Japan. No former owner's name. Book shows v ery few signs of wear. A lovely copy..

$15.00

Where the Wagon Led

By R.D. Symons, Illustrated by R. D. Symons

Toronto: Doubleday, 1973, 1973. HC and DJ. First Edition. 8 1/2 x 5 3/4. ISBN:0-385-07503-0. 343 pp. Subtitled: One Man's Memories of the Cowboys' Life in the Old West. Pen and ink drawings. Superb descriptions of life in the canadi an West. Also includes a chapter on the Vaqueros. DJ has a bit of wear to edges - min tears but no chips. New mylar cover. Price clipped. Very nice reddish-brown cloth cover on boards with black clot h spine and gilt lettering. Bright yellow, pristine endpapers. No former owner's name. Text is bright, tight, and clean. Author knew many of the old time legendary ranchers in Alberta, Saskatchewan an d Montana. A fine copyof this great Canadian book on the early West. Dj: v. good. Binding: v. good-fine. Endpapers and text: fine..

$18.00

Loosening the Reins

By John L. Moore

Grand Rapids, Michigan: Zondervan Publishing House, 1992, 1992. Paperback. First Edition. 5 3/8 x 8. ISBN:0-310-57721-7. 223 pp. A collection of letters from a devoted father to his son. Insights into the relationship between parents and children and the profound effect caring parents can have on the growth of their children. The author lives on a ranch in Montana with his wife and two children. A previous book, The Breaking of Ezra Riley won the 1991 Critics Choice Award for fiction from Christianity Today magazine. This copy in beautiful condition- as if new. Bright, tight and clean. Previous owner's name and date neatly inscribed. A super copy of this h ard to find book. Overall cond: v. good-fine..

$8.00

Judy Garland

By James Juneau

London: W.H. Allen, 1974, 1974. Soft Cover. 7 3/4 x 5 1/8. ISBN:0 352 39841 8. 152 pp. + index. General Editor: Ted Sennett. Chapters include: A Gumm Sister becomes Judy Garland, Off to see the wizard, drudge to a Dream factory, fad e-out, A triumphant interval: Judy at the Palace; A Star is Born; What becomes a Legend most?; bibliography; the films of Judy Garland. Cover of this book has very min edgewear but has some signs of m oisure warping at top and a bit of a spine tilt. Many b/w photos. No former owner's name. Text is clean and secure. Overall cond: good..

$9.00

The Venturesome Reporter

By Bill Corfield

London, Canada: Lochaven Publisher, 1998. 103 pp + Corporate Diary. The Story of Jim Bowes and his brother, who came out of the depression and the war with the ambition of owning a weekly newspaper. With this drive they built a chain os community and specialty newspapers. Ephemera: letter from president of Bowes Publishers to Staff members making gift of this book. DJ has very min edgewear. Looks good in new mylar cover. Royal blue paper on boards binding has slight bump to top corner but is in lovely condition, clean, bright gold gilt lettering. No former owner's name. Text is tight and clean.. Presumed First. HC and DJ. Very Good +/Very Good. 9 1/2 x 6 1/2.

$20.00

Shakespeare

By Ivor Brown

St. James Place, London: Collins, 1949 Hard Cover. First Edition. 8 7/10 x 5 7/10. 352 pp. A learned, compelling portrait of Shakespeare. The text is elegantly written and liberally sprinkled with quotes from Shakespeare literature. 16 cha pters with titles such as: The Shakespeare Wonder; 'Unwillingly to School'; I Came to Wive; The Hidden Years; The Mornings War; Lass Unparalled; Matter os opinion; etc. Book includes an Appendices: T h e Shakespeare Tree and The Ages of Shakespeare. Also Note on Books and Index. Binding is red cloth on boards. Spine has some fading. Front and rear with min. scuff marks. wear. Endpapers are black a nd white pattern with yellow insert and exquisitely detailed Elizabethan floral design, in black. Endpapers and text in mint cond. Bright, tight and clean. Overall cond: good-v. good.. F.

$9.00

Any Boy Can

By Archie Moore and Leonard Pearl

Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1971. 263 pp. The dramatic story of one of the greatest boxers in history and today, a dedicated leader of the nation's underprivileged youths.DJ is in mylar cover taped to binding. School library stamps and discard stamps. Pocket and date due card on back free endpaper. A few finger smudges but quite a nice copy.. HC and DJ. Fair - Good/Fair - Good.. 8 1/2 x 5 3/4. Ex-Library.

$18.00

Gandhi His Life and Message for the World

By Louis Fischer

N.Y.: The New American Library, 1960. 189 pp + index "The deeply moving life story of the great man who led India's struggle for freedom and preached a philosophy that influenced millions throughout the world." Original price 50 cents. Moving b/w photo on back of his worldly goods at the time of his death. Softcover has 2 small creases at bottom front corner. Very little wear otherwise. No former owner's name. Text is clean and secure. A nice copy.. Second Printing. Mass Market Paperback. Good. 7 x 4 1/4.

$5.00

McMahon!

By Jim McMahon

N. Y.: Warner Books, 1986, 1986. HC and DJ. Eigth. 6 3/8 x 9 1/4. ISBN:0-446-51271-0. 223 pp. Dim McMahon was one of the great quarterbacks - the football superstar of the 1980s. This is his biography. His career with the Chicago Bea rs, his recolleciton of Chicago's 46 - 10 thrashing of the New England Patriots, the most lopsided win in Super Bowl History. DJ in mint cond. Binding and text as new. Remainder mark on bottom, other w ise in super cond. Fine..

$6.00