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Three Cups of Tea - One Man's Mission to Promote Peace...One School at a Time

Three Cups of Tea - One Man's Mission to Promote Peace...One School at a Time

by Mortenson, Greg and David Oliver Relin

New York: Viking , 2006. Later printing. Hardback. Very Good/very good. Hardcover in dustjacket, 9th printing. Signed without inscription on the title page by Mortenson with his traditional initial G. A very good copy with minor edge wear and a slight forward cocking. Clean and unmarked, in a very good unclipped jacket. with wear at the corners. 338 pp., some black and white photos. A fascinating and inspiring story, now called into question for its authenticity.
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$40.00
ICE BREAKERS, GAMES AND STUNTS FOR SMALL GROUPS

ICE BREAKERS, GAMES AND STUNTS FOR SMALL GROUPS

by EDNA GEISTER

NEW YORK CITY: THE WOMANS PRESS, 1919 RARE LIGHT BROWN PROTECTIVE COVER WITH GREEN DESIGN AND PRINT. PROTECTIVE COVER IS FAIR IN THAT PART OF THE SPINE OF PAPER IS MISSING. BOOK HSRD COVER IS GREEN WITH WHITE LETTERING. FORMER OWNERS NAME INSIDE FRONT, PAGES CLEAN AND TIGHT. GEISTER WAS RECREATIONSECRETARY FOR THE NATIONAL WAR COUNCILOF THE YOUNG WOMEN'S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION.
BOOK HAS NICE DETAIL ON ICE BREAKERS, STUNTS, PARTIES, RACES, TRICKS, GAMES AND GIRLS ACTIVITIES.
ANTIQUE BOOKS DEN, WHERE... Read more
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$32.50
THE TIME OF THE BUFFALO

THE TIME OF THE BUFFALO

by TOM MCHUGH WITH THE ASSISTANCE OF VICTORIA HOBSON

New York: ALFRED A. KNOPF, 1972 TERRIFIC BOOK ON A PART OF AMERICAN HISTORY. A GREAT PART OF NATIVE AMERICAN LIFE. NICE LOOKING BOOK, TIGHT WITH NO MARKINGS. WONDERFUL BOOK about the history of the buffalo. Pictures and artwork are tremendous. For anyone interested in history of the buffalo, Native American and the United States. ANTUQE BOOKS DEN, WHERE HISTORY LIVES.
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$28.50
The Dream/Thunder Road: Stories & Dreams 1955-1965

The Dream/Thunder Road: Stories & Dreams 1955-1965

by Dawson, Fielding

1972. Soft cover. First edition, 1 of 1000 softcover copies. Very Good+. Purple mark lower edge, very light soiling to wraps, text clean. Previous owner name penned inside front wrap. Collage on front cover by the author, author photo last page. Prompt shipping with tracking, careful, secure packaging. 122 pp.
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$14.00
SKETCHES FROM ENGLISH HISTORY, SELECTED AND EDITED WITH AN INTRODUCTION (FROM THE ROMAN CONQUEST TO THE REVOLUTION OF 1688) TWO PARTS ONE VOLUME

SKETCHES FROM ENGLISH HISTORY, SELECTED AND EDITED WITH AN INTRODUCTION (FROM THE ROMAN CONQUEST TO THE REVOLUTION OF 1688) TWO PARTS ONE VOLUME

by ARTHUR M. WHEELER

NEW YORK: CHAUTAUQUA PRESS, 1886 NICE LOOKING GREEN COVER WITH SOME WEAR, GOLD PRINT AND DESIGN FRONT WITH BLACK IN DESIGN, SPINE SHOWING SAME. FORMER OWNERS NAME INSIDE FRONT SHOWING DATE OF SEP. 22, 1886. 62 CHAPTERS, 16 ILLUSTRATIONS, 15 MAPS SHOWING DIFFERENT BRITAIN TIME PERIODS. TIGHT AND CLEAN THROUGHOUT.
A GREAT AMOUNT OF DETAIL AND VERY INTERESTING INSITE.
A FEW CHAPTERS ARE THE ROMAN OCCUPATION, THE RED KING, WALLACE, THE SCOTCH PATRIOT, THE ENGLISH TERROR, EXECUTION OF CHARLES THE FIRST,... Read more
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$25.50
GREAT CITIES OF THE WORLD

GREAT CITIES OF THE WORLD

by ELBRIDGE S. BROOKS

BOSTON: D. LOTHROP COMPANY, 1890 GRAY COVER WITH BLACK DESIGN AND PRINT FRONT. MOSCOW ART IS FRONTISPIECE. OVERSIZED BOOK WITH BEAUTIFUL ARTWORK AND DETAIL THROUGHOUT. PAGES THICK. 3 PAGES LOOSE AND GOOD SHAPE, A FEW PAGES SOMEWHAT LOOSE AND ATTACHED. FORMER OWNER INSCRIPTION IN FRONT AS GIFT TO JOHN YINGLING, CHRISTMAS 1892.
WONDERFUL ARTWORK.
ABOUT 100 CITIES THROUGHOUT.
LONDON, PARIS, TOKIO, BROOKLYN, BOMBAY, MOSCOW, LIVERPOOL, MEXICO, CINCINNATTI, PITTSBURGH, MONTREAL, VENICE, LOUISVILLE,... Read more
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$38.50
THE ADVERTISER'S HANDBOOK, A BOOK OF REFERENCE Dealing With Plans, Copy, Typography, Illustrations, Mediums, Management, and Other Details of Advertising Practice

THE ADVERTISER'S HANDBOOK, A BOOK OF REFERENCE Dealing With Plans, Copy, Typography, Illustrations, Mediums, Management, and Other Details of Advertising Practice

by INTERNATIONAL CORRESPONDENCE SCHOOLS

SCRANTON, PA: INTERNATIONAL TEXTBOOK COMPANY, 1921 RARE BOOK, 2ND EDITION, COPYRIGHT WAS ORIGINATED GREAT BRITAIN. 1ST EDITION WAS 1910. THIS SECOND EDITION IS 63,000 AND 10TH IMPRESSION. NICE AND TIGHT WITH NO MARKINGS INSIDE, BROWN COVER, GOLD PRINT SPINE, TITLE ON FRONT, SOME SLIGHT FADED SMALL SPOTS FRONT, RED COLORING VERY NICE ON PAGE ENDS, 5 PAGES MEMORANDA AFTER MAIN BOOK, 16 PAGES ADVERTISING AFTERWARD. PICTURES, PRINT AND ART ARE VERY NICE INSIDE. TERRIFIC BOOK, VERY THOROUGH, A GREAT PRESENT... Read more
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$28.50
PHILIP LARKIN; The Man And His Work

PHILIP LARKIN; The Man And His Work

by Salwak, Dale (ed.)

Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 1989. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/fine. Cloth in dust jacket; 8vo. 184 pp. Essays on Larkin with contributions by Kingsley Amis, Donald Hall, John Bayley, and many others. Fine copy in very near fine dust jacket (in removable protective covers).
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$20.00
Peg Entwistle and the Hollywood Sign Suicide: A Biography

Peg Entwistle and the Hollywood Sign Suicide: A Biography

by James Zeruk Jr

Peg Entwistle and the Hollywood Sign Suicide, A Biography, James Zeruk, Jr., forward by Eve Golden, published by McFarland &Company;, Pub.Jefferson, North Carolina, London (2014)...mfg. USA ..isbn 9780786473137 ..Probable first edition....Oversized softcover, 245 pages, book size about 7 x 10 x 5/8 in....covers good - slight wear at edges corners otherwise remains bright clean. Pages clean, crisp, unmarked...Book is first complete biography of actress Peg Entwistle, known as the "Hollywood Sign Girl"... Read more
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$28.99
John Paul Jones, a Sailor's Biography

John Paul Jones, a Sailor's Biography

by Morison, Samuel Eliot

Alexandria, Virginia: Time Life Books, 1964. Trade Paperback. Very Good. No DJ Issued 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. The Biography of famous sailor John Paul Jones. Book includes illustrations and black and white photos. 453 pages with index.
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$12.50
Dewey:  The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World

Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World

by Myron, Vicki And Witter, Bret; Witter, Bret

New York: Grand Central Publishing. As New in As New dust jacket. 2008. Hardcover. 288 pages. Dewey's story starts in the worst possible way. Only a few weeks old, on the coldest night of the year, he was stuffed into the returned book slot at the Spencer Public Library. He was found the next morning by library director, Vicki Myron, a single mother who had survived the loss of her family farm, a breast cancer scare, and an alcoholic husband. Dewey won her heart, and the hearts of the staff, by... Read more
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$7.51
Fight for the Tiger: One Man's Fight to Save the Wild Tiger from Extinction

Fight for the Tiger: One Man's Fight to Save the Wild Tiger from Extinction

by Day, Michael

London: Headline Book Publishing, 1995. First edition. Hardcover. Good/very good. Blue hardcover 1st in jacket. Signed and dated without inscription by the author on the front free-endpaper in blue ink. A good only copy with heavy wear at the spine ends, a hard bump to the bottom of the front board and a light upward cocking to the bind. Binding is solid but rear hinge is starting to crack. Pages are clean and unmarked. Unclipped dustjacket is much better - very good, bright and attractive,... Read more
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$20.00
A LITTLE BOOK OF CLIMBING PLANTS; INCLUDING A DISCUSSION OF CLIMBING ROSES, GROUND COVERS, TRAILERS, ARBORS AND TRELLISES

A LITTLE BOOK OF CLIMBING PLANTS; INCLUDING A DISCUSSION OF CLIMBING ROSES, GROUND COVERS, TRAILERS, ARBORS AND TRELLISES

by ALFRED C. HOTTES, DEPARTMENT OF HORTICULTURE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY

NEW YORK: THE A.T. DE LA MARE COMPANY, INC., 1924 VERY NICE LOOKING DARK GREEN TEXTURED COVER, RED PRINT FRONT AND SPINE. TIGHT AND CLEAN THROUGHOUT.
WONDERFUL DETAIL WITH A LARGE NUMBER OF ILLUSTRATIONS PICTURES THROUGHOUT.
FOR THE PLANT LOVER.
ANTIQUE BOOKS DEN, WHERE INTERESTING BOOKS LIVE.
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$32.50
Eggs In My Pocket

Eggs In My Pocket

by Fenoglio, Mary Elizabeth

Florence, TX: Synergy Solutions, Inc.. Near Fine. 2008. First Edition. Trade Paperback. 240 pages. A collection of essays selected from a long-running column in The Williamson County Sun Newspaper in Georgetown,Texas, Eggs In My Pocket paints a series of vivid, often touching pictures of everyday life on a three-generation family farm. Readers who have experienced, or longed to experience, life in a rural setting with animals will enjoy the tales told here, from the saga of Miss Kitty the hen to... Read more
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$9.95
The Truth About Wyatt Earp

The Truth About Wyatt Earp

by Erwin, Richard E

California: The O. K. Press, 1993. Second edition. Paperback. Good. Trade paperback 2nd edition, signed inscribed by the author on the title page, "To Ann - Richard E. Erwin." A good copy with bending at the lower corners - corners actually creased about an inch from the tip, front and rear. General shelfwear at the cover edges and a spot of laminant ruffling toward the top of the front cover, visible in the photo. Interior is much better - clean and unmarked other than the author's... Read more
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$17.50
Cleopatra

Cleopatra

by Stacy Schiff

Exquisitely designed book , gold titling spine , black wrapped boards, and papers with scenes from the Nile , very good, just the slightest amount of wear at the head foot of book at spine bottom / top , Corners good deckle Edge pages dust jacket crisp bright very good minimal amounts of wear on its edges --Magnetic queen whose death ushered in a new world order.Palace shimmered with onyx - gold, richer still in political, sexual intrigue. Cleopatra was a shrewd strategist, ingenious negotiator. Married... Read more
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$12.00
Playing the Field - Autobiography of an All American Racketeer

Playing the Field - Autobiography of an All American Racketeer

by Diamond Spike

California: News Publishing Company, 1948. Second edition. Hardcover. Good. Green textured cloth with fading gilt titles, 2nd edition, no jacket. A good copy with some soil, and wear to the cover edges. Corners and spine tips bending inward. Previous owner's gift inscription neatly inside the front cover, otherwise a clean, tight copy in a solid binding. 168 pp., a memoir of the gambling underworld in poetry, followed by an extensive dictionary of jargon.
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$37.50
Once In A House On Fire:  A Memoir

Once In A House On Fire: A Memoir

by Ashworth, Andrea

New York: Metropolitan Books. New in New dust jacket. 336 pp. 1.14 x 8.58 x 5.99 Inches. 1998. Hardcover. 0805057625 . An Englishwoman, one of the youngest fellows at Oxford University, presents a courageous and delicate account of growing up under the burden of poverty and a series of abusive stepfathers, lightened only by her love of literature. .
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$11.50
Wright Reminiscences

Wright Reminiscences

by Miller, Ivonette Wright (compiler)

Ohio: The Air Force Museum Foundation, Inc. / Wright State University, 1978. Paperback. Good +. Oversize paperback in brown wraps. General wear to the cover edges with a bump to the head of the spine, and a bit of bending at the lower corner. Interior is clean and unmarked, solid as if unread. Small sticker scar to the top of the rear cover and minor scuffing to the brown panel. 201 pp., in typewritten style, brief bibliography. A compilation of memories from those who knew and worked with the... Read more
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$27.50
CRITICAL, HISTORICAL, AND MISCELLANEOUS ESSAYS AND POEMS; VOLUME II

CRITICAL, HISTORICAL, AND MISCELLANEOUS ESSAYS AND POEMS; VOLUME II

by THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY

NEW YORK : INTERNATIONAL BOOK COMPANY, 1880 NICE LOOKING DARK GREEN COVER, GOLD PRINT ON SPINE, NO PUBLISH DATE LISTED, CIRCA 1862-1880. TIGHT AND CLEAN THROUGHOUT.
CONTENTS ARE FROM ARTICLES IN THE EDINBURGH REVIEW, 14 ARTICLES AND 2 SPEECHES IN 1849.
PLEASE SEE PICTURE SHOWING ARTICLES. 30 IN TOTAL. HORACE WALPOLE, EARL OF CHATHAM, WILLIAM PITT, SIR JAMES MACKINTOSH, LORD BACON, SIR WILLIAM TEMPLE, GLADSTONE, CLIVE, RANKE, HUNT AND MORE.
Thomas Babington Macaulay, 1st Baron Macaulay, (25 October 1800... Read more
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$25.50
25 Ways to Win Space and Missile Contracts.

25 Ways to Win Space and Missile Contracts.

by CALLAHAN, Vincent F

Washington, DC Vincent F. Callahan, 1960. First edition / First printing. Brown ink on beige paper, folded. Fine.. Flyer from the dawn of the space age.
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$22.00
I Hope They Serve Beer In Hell

I Hope They Serve Beer In Hell

by Tucker Max

*GIFT-ABLE -I Hope They Serve Beer In Hell -Citadel Press, 2006. 24 of the first printing. Paperback. Very Good +. cover design Erin Tyler photo Tucker Max. giftable. First printing 24th January 2006. Cover design by Erin Tyler. Photos by Tucker Max. Cover is in very good condition. Pages clean and unmarked. Translation to book form of the phenomenally successful Tucker Max website, a collection of anarchic stories detailing the legendary exploits of its eponymous creator. Comprises the complete... Read more
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$10.78
Footloose and Ahorseback - Memories of a Buckaroo on Steens Mountain, Oregon

Footloose and Ahorseback - Memories of a Buckaroo on Steens Mountain, Oregon

by Smyth, Cactus Johnie and Marilyn Carter (ed.)

Oregon: Maverick Publications, 1984. Paperback. Good. Signed by the author on the first blank without inscription, but with a symbol. No indication of printing. A good copy but with bending at the cover corners and a sticker scar to the rear cover. The interior is clean and tight as if unread. 234 pp., filled with black and white photos, an engaging autobiography of an Eastern Oregon cowboy.
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$22.50
MACAULEY'S LIFE OF SAMUEL JOHNSON, THE MACMILLAN POCKET CLASSICS

MACAULEY'S LIFE OF SAMUEL JOHNSON, THE MACMILLAN POCKET CLASSICS

by THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY; EDITED NOTES AND INTRODUCTION BY WILLIAM SCHUYLER

New York: The MacMillan Company, 1929 Samuel Johnson (18 September 1709 [O.S. 7 September] ¿ 13 December 1784), often referred to as Dr Johnson, was an English author who made lasting contributions to English literature as a poet, essayist, moralist, literary critic, biographer, editor and lexicographer. Johnson was a devout Anglican and committed Tory, and has been described as "arguably the most distinguished man of letters in English history". He is also the subject of "the most... Read more
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$24.50
Operation Noah

Operation Noah

by Lagus Charles

NY: Coward McCann. 1960. Hard Cover. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Stamped on reverse of title page "no longer the property of prov public library" no other library markings very light edge wear 1/2" tear tot he cloth at the rear spine gutter near the head of the spine, in dj iwht light edge wear, light creasing to the head of the spine. holly5
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$15.99