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Harriet The Spy (1964 Harper & Row BCE w/DJ)

by Fitzhugh, Louise

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1964
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Book Club Edition
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RARE. HARRIET THE SPY. YOUNG ADULT. VG CONDITION/ VG ORIGINAL DUST JACKET. EXLIB BCE A very nice clean copy. Dust jacket does not have an emblem sticker on it. Summary: "Although it was written four decades ago Harriet the Spyis still a thoroughly modern story. Harriet - bossy, determined, prone to shouting things like 'I'll be damned if I'll got… Read more
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In Cold Blood (1965 Random House Stated 1st Ed. w/dj)

by Capote, Truman

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1965
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SCARCE. Please see our stock photo. EXLIB. ADULT CONTENT. "In Cold Blood" A true account of a multiple murder and its consequences. By author Truman Capote & CO-AUTHORED BY HARPER LEE, AUTHOR OF "TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD" Good condition/ Good- original dust jacket. A good reading copy. Book is protected in mylar wrap. Please Note: Front flap of dj… Read more
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The Adventure of Wrangel Island, Alaska (1925 Macmillan 1st Edition)

by stefansson, Vilhjalmur

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1925
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HISTORY OF ALASKA. The story of the (unsuccessful) attempted colonization of Wrangel Island Alaska. EXLIB. Good Condition/ No DJ included. Fold-out map affixed to binding. 413 pages plus appendix, Index. Titling is still bright. A clean, solid copy. Scarce.
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Laughing Boy (1929 Houghton Mifflin 1st. Edition)

by La Farge, Oliver

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1929
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Please see our stock photos. Used. Good- condition/ No DJ included. Spine is tanned. Summary: Laughing Boy is a 1929 novel by Oliver La Farge about the struggles of the Navajo in Southwestern United States to reconcile their culture with that of the United States. It won the Pulitzer Prize in 1930. It was adapted as a film of… Read more
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The Polynesian Triangle (1968 Funk & Wagnalls 1st American Ed.)

by Berry, Eric

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1968
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First American Edition
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USED. VERY GOOD CONDITION/ VERY GOOD UNCLIPPED ORIGINAL DUST JACKET. SCARCE THUS. SUMMARY: THE 3,000 YEAR HISTORY OF POLYNESIA AND ITS PEOPLES. ANTHROPOLOGY. QUITE A NICE FIND.
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A Hard Road To Glory, A History of the African-American Athlete 1619-1918

by ashe, arthur

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Published
1988
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Stated First Edition
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9780446710060
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ILLUSTRATED. EXLIB. Warner Books 1988 Stated First Printing Thus, November, 1988. Written by 20th Century Black-American tennis great, Arthur Ashe, Jr. HISTORY OF BLACK SPORT IN AMERICA. Used. Good Condition/ Good condition original unclipped black silver and gold $29.95 original dust jacket. 194 pages, indexed. A nice copy. Has the usual library markings. We ship from Oregon
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The Day On Fire, a novel suggested by the life of Arthur Rimbaud

by Ullman, James Ramsey

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1958
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Ullman, James Ramsey The Day On Fire, a novel suggested by the life of Arthur Rimbaud, French poet. (1958 World Publishing Stated First Edition) See 2nd from left book in bottom row. Used. Good/Good- $5.95 unclipped DJ. Jacket is a bit smoke darkened Biography, historical fiction. James Ramsey Ullman(August 21, 1907 – June 20, 1971) American… Read more
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Shagganappi, by Tekahionewake (1913 Ryerson 1st Canadian Ed.)

by Johnson, E. Pauline

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1913
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1st Canadian Edition
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The Shagganappi by E. Pauline Johnson [aka Tekahionwake] (1862-1913). Toronto: The Ryerson Press, 1913. USED. Good+/ Good- QUITE RARE ORIGINAL SILVER AND ORANGE DUST JACKET. Red Boards. Please see our photos. Not an exlib Item. A clean, solid copy that shows minor foxing. 5 5/8 X 8 ½.Statement of author, Tekahionwake, important tribal historian and member of the Wolf Clan of… Read more
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Ban and Arriere Ban (1894 Longman's Green 1st Ed. )

by Lang, Andrew E.

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1894
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Andrew E. Lang , a rare book of his poetry. Ban and Arriere Ban USED. NOT AN EXLIB ITEM. 1st /edition, 1894, Longman's Green and Co. Deckle edge, tanning. Beveled green boards with gold gilt ornamentation. The Author's name appears in gold at the front lower right.board. 4 5/8 X 7 1/8 . 118 pages. Illustrated by Henry Justice Ford.… Read more
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Experiment In Autobiography, By H.G. Wells (Macmillan Oct. 1934 1st Ed.)

by Wells, H.G.

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Oct, 1934
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H.G. WELLS Autobiography. (October, 1934 First Edition.) States 1934 on the title page. Indexed. 718 pages. Used. Good- Condition/ no dust jacket is included. Spine is a bit smoke-darkened. A solid reading copy.
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American Slave Revolts: Rebels Against Slavery

by McKissack, Patricia C.

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9780590662598
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BLACK HISTORY. McKissack, Patricia C. Paperback. First Edition, 4th Impression Thus. Used. Very Good Condition. A CORETTA SCOTT KING HONOR BOOK. A clean, solid copy.
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Frank Capra, The Name Above The Title, An Autobiography (1971 Stated First Ed.)

by Capra, Frank

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1971
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Frank Capra: The Name Above The Title, An Autobiography. 1971 Macmillan Stated First Printing Thus. Used. Good Condition/ Good BCE dust jacket is included.6 ¾ X 9 ½. 513 pages, indexed. An honest, objective picture of renowned film director Frank Capra. See stock photo.
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Cash: The Autobiography (1997 Harper Stated 1st Printing w/Dj)

by Cash, Johnny

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1997
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First Edition
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9780062515001
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544CashAutobiography: Cash, Johnny. Cash: The Autobiography. 1997, Harper San Francisco Stated First Impression Thus. Number line begins with 1. By "The Man In Black", American country music legend Johnny Cash, and co-author Patrick Carr. Used. Very Good/ Good original dust jacket. A hard to find item. 6 3/8 X 9 5/8. $200.00. See stock photo. "Johnny" is capitalized on our… Read more
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Auntie Mame: An Irreverent Escapade (1959, Vanguard Press W/Dj)

by Dennis, Patrick

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Published
1959
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Dennis, Patrick: Auntie Mame, An Irreverent Escapade. 1959, Vanguard Press. First Edition, 30th Printing Thus. Used. Biography. Good-/Good- Rare original dust jacket. The funniest book you will ever read. Original source material for the hit Broadway Play and Film starring the fabulous Rosalind Russell. .Stock Photo.
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Aerosmith: The Fall and The Rise of Rock's Greatest Band

by Huxley, Martin

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Published
1995
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First Edition
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9780312117276
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: Huxley, Martin. Aerosmith: The Fall and The Rise of Rock's Greatest Band. ISBN 031211727X. March, 1995 Stated First Edition St Martin's Press, NY. Softcover. Stated First Edition, BIOGRAPHY. ROCK AND ROLL HISTORY. USED. Very Good Condition.
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Eckstein-Halpaus Vaslav Nijinsky Cigarette Cards, 1930 Half Tone Prints

by Eckstein-Halpaus

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1930
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Vaslav Nijinsky Cigarette Cards. 3 Eckstein-Halpaus original Half-Tone Photomechanical Prints, 1930. 169,170,171 Gruppe 4: Das Tanzgenie der Russen, Der Kunstlertiche Tanz. RARE, Used. Good condition. Will ship from United States.
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The Hours (1998 Farrar, Straus, Giroux Stated 1st Ed.)

by Cunningham, Michael

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Published
1998
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First Edition
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9780374172893
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Cunningham, Michael. The Hours. 1998 Stated First Edition, Farrar, Straus, Giroux, NY. Used. Good Condition/ VG Original unclipped dust jacket. PULITZER PRIZE WINNER. Summary: Author's 3rd book. A biographical novel about the life of author VIRGINIA WOOLF.
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Nullification and Secession in the United States : A History of the Six Attempts During the First century of the Republic, 1897 1st. Ed.

by Powell, Edward

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Published
1897
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First Edition
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"Powell, Edward Payson. Nullification and Secession in the United States. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1897. UNCOMMON/RARE IN THIS 1897 FIRST. NOT A REPRINT. NOT AN EXLIB. Please see our photos. USED. VG-/ No Dust Jacket. 461 pp. A study of secession and nullification movements in the United States from the Nullification Resolutions of 1798 to the American… Read more
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Birdman Of Alcatraz, The Story of Robert Stroud (1955 Random House 1st Ed. w/Dj)

by Gaddis, Thomas E.

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1955
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Gaddis, Thomas E.: Birdman Of Alcatraz, The Story of Robert Stroud .1955 Random House 1st. Edition. True crime, Ornithology. Stated First Printing ThusExlib. Good- condition. Spine is a bit cocked. Front panel states "The fantastic true story of the prisoner with the longest record of solitary confinement in the United States – who became a leading authority on birds."… Read more
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The Bloody Bozeman, The Perilous Trail To Montana's Gold

by Johnson, Dorothy M.

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1971
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First Edition
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USED. Very Good/ Good unclipped dust jacket. STATED FIRST EDITION, 1971, Edited by A.B. Guthrie. Not an exlib item. A nice copy. 366 pages.
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