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Under Prairie Skies : Memories of Growing Up on a North Dakota Homestead

by Bowman, Albert

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Timeless Books
Published
1991
Condition
Very Good
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$25.00

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The Grapevine, 1991. 162 pages, black and white photos, author's inscription on title page. Clean inside & out, rear corner bumped. Contents include: Dakota Territory; Mother & Dad; Minnesota Home; Lots of Work - No Crops; etc.. Signed by Author. Spiral Bound. Very Good. Used.
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Yulcia : Julia's Book of Life

by Underwood, Julia

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Timeless Books
Published
2009
Condition
Very Good
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$24.50

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Self Published, 2009. 211 pages, black-and-white photos. Clean, crisp copy. Julia tells of her life in Poland as a child, her journey to America and her adaptation to a different way of life. Contents include: Three Sisters; Escaping World War; First Christmans in America; Starting School; Mom and I return to Poland; Single Life; My Students; Honeymoon with Mother-in-Law; Flying… Read more
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Catullus' Bedspread : The Life of Rome's Most Erotic Poet

by Dunn, Daisy

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Timeless Books
Published
2016
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780062317025
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$12.50

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Harper & Brothers, 2016. 312 pages, index, select bibliography, untrimmed edges. Book is clean inside & out. Dustjacket is bright & clean. Catullus chronicled his life through poetry. Mingling with the likes of Caesar & Cicero, his poems were jocular & often obscenely funny. These bawdy poems were disseminated widely throughout Rome. Contents include; House on Palatine Hill; Sparrow; Rumours… Read more
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Autobiography of John Hays Hammond Volume 1, I, One

by Hammond, John Hays

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Timeless Books
Published
1935
Condition
Good
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$42.00

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Farrar and Rinehart, 1935. 383 pages, black-and-white photos, author's inscription on first page. Boards have few small spots/discolored areas, rear board has deep dent on bottom edge, text clean, few small specks/spots on edges (does not show on pages). Contents include: Heritage of a Californian; Boy on the Frontier; In Pursuit of an Education; Training an Engineer; Bottom of the… Read more
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New England Girlhood

by Larcom, Lucy

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Timeless Books
Published
1973
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780844624310
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$7.50

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Peter Smith Pub Inc, 1973. 274 pages. Boards are clean with very light scuff at corners, sun fade to spine, first page has name written on it and price inked out, approx. 10 page corners folded, approx. 25 pages with margin notes or underlined sentence or phrase. This autobiography offers glimpses of the early years of American factory system as… Read more
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Watching the World Go By

by Gates, I.E.; Isaac Edgar Gates

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Timeless Books
Published
1930
Condition
Good
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$18.00

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Broadman Press, 1930. 184 pages, red cloth boards. Very light soil to boards & spine, light scuff, text free of marks, gift inscription on first page. Book is an autobiography of Isaac Edgar Gates who was the first president of Wayland Baptist College, Plainview, Texas from 1910 to 1915. He then became pastor of churches successively at Plainview, Amarillo, and… Read more
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Through the Rain and Rainbow : The Remarkable Life of Richard Kinnery

by Crist, Lyle, M.; Richard Kinney

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Timeless Books
Published
1974
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780687420360
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$18.00

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Abingdon Press, 1974. 224 pages, author's inscription on the dedication page. Board are clean, scuff at bottom of front board. Kinney had his sight for seven years of his life, but became both deaf and blind. Contents include: Morning; Voids; Findings; Return; Hadley; Evelyn; Together; Black Boughs and Marigolds; Horizons.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Used.
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At Home Abroad : An American Girl in Africa

by Henderson-James, Nancy

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Timeless Books
Published
2009
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780911051674
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$7.95

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Plain View Press, 2009. 239 pages, black-and-white photos. Clean inside & out, very light corner wear, small thumb crease in front cover. Autobiography of Nancy Henderson-James' youth in Africa. Book is an intimate & detailed autobiography - the life of a child of Christian missionairies in the 1950's in Africa. Contents include: Chords of Energy; Magic and Loss - The… Read more
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Out Without My Rubbers : The Memoirs of John Murray Anderson (As Told to and Written By Hugh A. Anderson)

by Anderson, Hugh Abercrombie; Anderson, John Murray

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Timeless Books
Published
1954
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing
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$35.00

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Library Publishers, 1954. 253 pages, Index, black-and-white photos, endpapers are photos. Boards and text are clean, name label on front endpaper. Anderson , who died in 1954 was a theatre director and producer, songwriter, actor, screenwriter, and lighting designer. He worked almost every genre of show business, including vaudeville, Broadway, and film. In the 1920s and early 1930's he ran… Read more
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Stranger in the House : A Life of Caroline of Brunswick

by Coxe, Howard

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Timeless Books
Published
1940
Condition
Very Good
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$15.00

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New York, NY, U.S.A.: Greystone Press, 1940. 288 pages, bibliography, b/w photos. Book is clean but for pencil marks on first page, sun fade to spine. Biography of Caroline of Brunswick, wife of King George IV of England and the mother of Princess Charlotte Augusta. . Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Used.
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Circus Year

by Mardon, Michael

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Published
1961
Condition
Very Good
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$48.00

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London, U.K.: Putnam, 1961. 223 pages, red cloth boards, b/w photos. Front board has few tiny faint spots, text clean. Dustjacket in Brodart, few faint spots/ink smears. Book recounts some of the experiences of an ex-public schoolboy who became a professional circus clown. It tells the story of a summer tour through England, describing the daily life of the circus… Read more
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Mayhew's Characters

by Mayhew, Henry; Quennell, Peter (editor)

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Condition
Very Good
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$6.50

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New York, NY, U.S.A.: Hamlyn Publishing 360 pages. Book is clean inside & out. Dustjacket is bright, small light stain on front bottom edge, closed tears, edges trimmed. Mayhew interviewed some thousands of people found in the London streets. The life stories which they confided in him were recorded in their own words and a number of them are presented,… Read more
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Schroon Lake

by Gelb, Lueza Thirkield

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Timeless Books
Published
2006
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780977880010
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$35.00

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New York, NY, U.S.A.: Pulpit Harbor Press, 2006 363 pages, b/w photos, author's inscription on title page. Book is clean inside & out, no flaws of mention. Dustjacket is bright & clean, both flaps have crease/bend. You will have a hard time uputting this book down once you start the read. Author was born in Plainfield, New Jersey, in the… Read more
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Against All Odds : My Story

by Norris, Chuck; Abraham, Ken;

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Timeless Books
Published
2004
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780805431612
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$7.95

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Nashville, TN, USA: Broadman & Holman Pub, 2004 246 pages, color photos. Book is clean inside & out, no flaws of mention. Dustjacket is bright & clean. His life story, including karate, movies, television and finding religion. Contents include: A Wake-up Call; Mixed Motivators; A Mother's Love; Life in a Bottle; Life Choices; Cracking the Egg of Insecurity; Karate Kick-off;… Read more
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Indira Gandhi Speaks on Democracy, Socialism, and Third World Nonalignment

by Gandhi, Indira; Christman, Henry M. (editor)

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Timeless Books
Published
1975
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780800841805
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$10.00

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New York, NY, USA: Taplinger Pub Co, 1975 157 pages, Index. Book is clean inside & out, no flaws of mention. Dustjacket has light scuff, price clipped, tiny split at top of spine. Contents include: Inaugural Address to the Nation; Economic Planing; Family Planning; Bank Nationalization; India, Russia and China; India and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics; India and… Read more
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Rio Grande Medicine Man

by Wylder, Meldrum

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Timeless Books
Published
1958
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$15.00

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Santa Fe, NM, U.S.A.: Rydal Press, 1958. 187 pages, red cloth boards, author's inscription on Dedication page. Few small faint spots on borads, scuff to boards, corners & edges, slant, message inked out on front endpaper, cloth webbing showing at half title page (all pages firmly attached).True story of a doctor in New Mexico who delivered 15,000 babies . Colorful… Read more
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Lucile : The First Fifty Years

by Corbin, Lucile Liggett

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Timeless Books
Published
1994
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780961444389
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$10.00

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QRS, 1994. 328 pages, black-and-white photos. Clean inside & out, light scuff to covers & edges, dents. Lucile's reminiscences which start in early-century Iowa. . Soft Cover. Very Good. Used.
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True Love Story

by Dillon, Susan

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Timeless Books
Published
2000
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780967604800
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$7.95

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Cabin John, Md, USA: Stone Post Publishing Company, 2000. 314 pages, authors inscription on first page. Book is clean inside & out. Dustjacket is bright & clean. The authors true story of life withouth children, adoption, the passing of one of the children, then another adoption. Book is exactly what it's title says: a true love story.. Signed by… Read more
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Bill Kyne of Bay Meadows : The Man Who Brought Horse Racing Back to California

by Phipps, Herb

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Timeless Books
Published
1978
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780498023231
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$6.50

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New York, NY, U.S.A.: A. S. Barnes, 1978. 174 pages, Index, B/W Photos. Book has small light spot on last page & endpaper, boards are clean. Kyne built Bay Meadows in California and introduced many innovations. . Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Used.
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Never Give Up

by Evan, Nannette

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Timeless Books
Published
1988
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing
Item Price
$10.00

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Pittsburgh, PA, USA: VanM Publishers, 1988. 196 pages, author's inscription on title page. Clean inside & out, spine split (all pages firmly attached), light scuff to covers, small thumb crease at bottom edge of front cover. Author's true story of World War II when the German Army occupied Holland. She and family suffered many hardships, and the fear that the… Read more
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