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Vinegarroon: The Saga Of Judge Roy Bean

by McDaniel, Ruel

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1936
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139McDanielBean McDaniel, Ruel Vinegarroon: The Saga of Judge Roy Bean. 1936 First Edition, Southern Publishers, Kingsport, Tenn. Used. Very Good Condition/ No DJ Included. Biography of Judge Roy Bean, The Law West Of the Pecos". 143 pages. A clean, solid copy. AMERICAN WEST. TRUE CRIME, JUSTICE, LAW, VIGILANTE. COWBOYS, CATTLEMEN. BIOGRAPHY. 5 ¼ X 7 ¾.
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Terrible Honesty: Mongrel Manhattan in the 1920's

by Douglas, Ann

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1996
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119DouglasHonesty Douglas, Ann. Farrer First Noonday Press Edition, 1996. Softcover. Used. 6 1/8 X 9 1/8 606 pages, indexed. Summary: "Terrible Honesty: Mongrel Manhattan In The 1920's" is the biography of a decade, a portrait of the soul of a generation - based on the lives and work of more than a hundred men and women. In… Read more
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The Vital Message

by Doyle, Arthur Conan

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1919
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092DoyleMessage By Doyle, Arthur Conan. The Vital Message. 1919 George H. Doran First Edition. ESSAY. Used. VERY Good-/ No DJ Included. 5 ¼ X 7 ¾. 164 pages. In nice shape. Gift inscription on inside front cover by a Leon Miller. Summary: "In The Vital Message, Arthur Conan Doyle shares his thoughts on scepticism, religion, and psychic phenomena.… Read more
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Robert Duvall: Hollywood Maverick

by Slawson, Judith

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1985
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9780312687083
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125SlawsonDuvall Slawson, Judith. Robert Duvall: Hollywood Maverick. BIOGRAPHY. ISBN 0312687087. 1985 First Edition 1st impression thus. St. Martin's Press, New York. Illustrated with photographs. 198 pages, indexed. EXLIB. VG/VG price-clipped mauve dust jacket. Biography of Robert Duvall, who appeared in The Godfather; THX-1138, True Grit, Lonesome Dove, and many other memorable films. $32.95
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P.S. I Love You, Peter Sellers 1925-1980

by Sellers, Michael

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1981
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9780002166492
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124SellersLove Sellers, Michael. P.S. I Love You, Peter Sellers 1925-1980 States First Published 1981, William Collins Sons and Co Ltd, London. ISBN 0002166496. 238 Pages. Illustrated with photographs. BIOGRAPHY. PETER SELLERS. 5 ¾ x 8 ¾. USED. VG/VG Dust Jacket.
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The Small Woman

by Burgess, Alan

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November, 1957
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138 BurgessWoman Burgess, Alan. The Small Woman (aka The Inn of the 6th Happiness) E.P. Dutton First Edition, 3rd printing thus 11/1957. Used. Good Condition/ Good condition original Dust jacket. 256 pages. 5 ½ X 8 ¼. BIOGRAPHY. HISTORY OF CHINA. RELIGION. Illustrated with historic photographs. Synopsis: "The beautiful and remarkable true story of Gladys Aylward, a parlourmaid, who longed to… Read more
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The Country Of The Pointed Firs

by Jewett, Sarah Orne

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1986
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104JewettFirs Jewett, Sarah Orne The Country Of the Pointed Firs Franklin Watts, ca 1986, A Keith Jennison Book. Large-Print Edition. RARE/SCARCE. EXLIB. VG Condition/ VG clear plastic dj. 8 ¾ x 11 3/8. 247 pages. Please see stock photo. Our copy is not stamped discard on the front cover and includes the RARE original white and green… Read more
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Her Name Was Sojourner Truth

by Pauli, Hertha

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1962
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066PauliTruth Pauli, Hertha Her Name Was Sojourner Truth. 1962 Stated First Edition Appleton-Century-Crofts, Inc. Used. HARD TO FIND. A Biography of Sojourner Truth. Civil War Era. About Ms. Truth: "Sojourner Truth was an American abolitionist and women's rights activist. Truth was born into slavery in Swartekill, New York, but escaped with her infant daughter to freedom in 1826. After… Read more
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Memories of Olivet: Tales of the Garden of Gethsemane

by MacDuff, J.R.

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1868
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064MacDuffOlivet MacDuff, J.R. Memories of Olivet. Tales of the Garden of Gethsemane. RARE ANTIQARIAN TITLE. BIBLE. HISTORY. CHRISTIANITY. RELIGION. Illustrated. RARE. 1868 first edition Published by James Nisbit And Co. Apparently Quite Rare. 5 1/8 X 8. 373 pages plus adverts. Gilt tilting and ornamentation is present remains fairly bright, including spine. Some underlining noted toward end of the text. Used.… Read more
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Lakota Woman

by Crow Dog, Mary

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1991
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9780060973896
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079CrowDogLakota Crow Dog, Mary "Lakota Woman" written with Richard Erdoes. A searing autobiography. An inspiration. Used. Highlighted in yellow by former owner. 1991 Stated First Harper Perennial Edition Published 1991. Later printing thus. $24.95
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Talleyrand, The Training Of A Statesman

by Dodd, Anna Bowman

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1927
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054DoddTalleyrand Dodd, Anna Bowman: Talleyrand,The Training of a Statesman. G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York - London. Copyright page states "This is a copy of the First Edition". Copyright page and title page state 1927. Navy Blue boards with gilt titling and topstain. Used. Very Good Condition/ No DJ Included. Includes Bibliography. Biography (2 February… Read more
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All The President's Men

by Bernstein, Carl and Woodward, Robert

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1974
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Book Club Edition
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9780671217815
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747BernsteinMen Carl Bernstein and Robert Woodward. All The President's Men Hardcover, ISBN 9780671217815 Publisher: Simon & Schuster, 1974. Used – Very Good/ Good Condition Nixon DJ : New York: Simon & Schuster, 1974. Book Club (BCE/BOMC) . Hardcover. A nice book club edition. 6 3/8 X 9 1/2. 349 pages, indexed.
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Up The Years From Bloomsbury

by Arliss, George

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1927
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048Arliss, George. Up The Years From Bloomsbury. 1927, Blue Ribbon Books Edition AUTOBIOGRAPHY. Used. Good- Condition/ No DJ Included. Our copy has a dime-sized water spot on the front cover. ABOUT THE BLOOMSBURY GROUP, or Bloomsbury Set: a group of associated English writers, intellectuals, philosophers and artists in the first half of the 20th century, including Virginia Woolf, John Maynard… Read more
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By The Shores Of Silver Lake

by Wilder, Laura Ingalls

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1953
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Wilder, Laura Ingalls. By The Shores Of Silver Lake,1953 Harper & Brothers Uniform Edition. Pictures by Garth Williams Little House on the Prairie series. Used. VG-/G- unclipped $2.95 dust jacket. 1 inch loss at top of dj spine. The family moves from Minnesota and Laura and Mary take a thrilling train ride during which an attempted payroll robbery takes… Read more
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Farmer Boy

by Wilder, Laura Ingalls

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1953
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Wilder, Laura Ingalls. Farmer Boy 1953, Harper & Row Uniform Edition. A Harper Blue Ribbon Book. Cover has gold Harper emblem. Pictures by Garth Williams. Little House on the Prairie series. Used. VG/VG unclipped $2.95 dust jacket. The Story of Almanzo Wilder as a boy, his family. 6 X 8 3/8. 372 pages. 48.95
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The Long Winter

by Wilder, Laura Ingalls

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1953
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Wilder Laura Ingalls The Long Winter. 1953 Harper & Brothers Uniform Edition. Pictures by Garth Williams. BIOGRAPHY. Used. VG/Acceptable $2.95 Original Snowball fight Dust Jacket. Back panel of jacket is water- stained. The story of the hard winter of 1880-1881 in the Dakota Territory with the pioneer Ingalls Family. Little House on the Prairie series. 335 pages.… Read more
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Voyageurs, Robes Noires, et Coureurs de Bois

by Clark, C.U.

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1934
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Clark, C.U. Voyageurs, Robes Noires, et Coureurs de Bois 1934 1st Edition Columbia University Institute of French Studies, Inc. FRENCH LANGUAGE. Stories from the French Exploration of North America, selected and edited by the venerable and renowned Charles Upson Clark, Ph.D: English title is: Travellers, Black Robes, and Wood-runners. Scarce. HARDCOVER. USED. Good Condition/ No DJ Included. Navy… Read more
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Tender Is The Night

by Fitzgerald, F. Scott

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1934
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Fitzgerald, F. Scott. TENDER IS THE NIGHT. 1934 Softcover Reprint, Charles Scribner Library Edition. Stated SL 2 on the spine. Orange and gray boards. Back cover is has a nice photo of the author. Complete text. Not abridged. Used. Good Condition/ No DJ as issued. Original cover price $1.45. 5 ¾ X 8. Summary: Tender Is the Night, semiautobiographical… Read more
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Douglas Of The Fir: A Biography of David Douglas, Botanist

by Harvey, Athelstan George

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Published
1947
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Harvey, Athelstan George. Douglas of the Fir: A Biography of David Douglas Botanist .1947 Harvard University Press First Edition. BIOGRAPHY. BOTANY. FORESTRY. . A Biography of ground-breaking Scottish Botanist David Douglas (25 June 1799 – 12 July 1834) by Athelstan George Harvey. 290 pages, indexed. Used. VG/Good. $4.00 DJ is unclipped. Yellow western hemisphere endpapers are intact at hinge.
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The Pit

by Norris, Frank

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Published
1903
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Norris, Frank. The Pit, Doubleday, Page & Co., Inc. Stated First Printing Thus. Published February,1903. Used. Very Good-/ No Dust Jacket included. 421 pages. Red boards with gilt titling and wheat motif ornamentation. All gilting is still in nice shape. pages. HISTORY OF ECONOMIC THOUGHT. STOCK MARKET. An attractive used copy.
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