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Badlands

Fackler, Elizabeth

  • Edition: 1st Printing
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New York: Forge / Tom Doherty Associates, 1996 - October. Hardbound . 1st Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: Very Good+ book w/Near Fine dj (dj is not price clipped). 8vo, 318 pages, panoramic dust jacket art by Royo.

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Decree and Destiny

Shaykh Fadhlalla Haeri

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Dorset: Element Books, 1991. Trade size paperback . BINDING/CONDITION: a trade-size paperback; Good condition. Foreword by Seyyed Hossein Nasr. An exposition of the extensive body is Islamic thought on the issue of free will and determinism. This presents the deepest aspects of the debate through the actual words of the Qu'ran, the Prophet Muhammad and the Shi'ite Imams. Many of the sayings quoted have not been examined before in this context. 8vo (about 8.5 inches tall) 147 pages. Glossary, bibliography, notes.

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New York: Osprey, 2015. Hardbound . 1st Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: black binding with gilt spine text; a Very Good+ book, with a Near Fine dust jacket. Includes eight maps and a section of plates (a few are in color). The publisher's blurb reads: ''The untold story of the men of the 601st Tank Destroyer Battalion during World War II. Compiled using original letters, diaries and interviews with veterans it shows the reader what it was like for the men tasked with shattering the awesome might of Germany's armored divisions and opening the battlefield up to the more celebrated tank battalions and their Shermans. Some 1800 men fought with the 601st during its 546 days of hard combat that ranged from North Africa and Italy through the invasion of occupied France, the assault on the Siegfried Line and right into the heart of Germany. Focusing on the experiences of nine soldiers, the author scrupulously reconstructs the story of the battalion from its formation in 1941 to its champagne celebration in Hitler's Berg ... Read more

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  • Edition: 1st Edition
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Osceola, Wisconsin: Motorbooks International, 2003. Hardbound . 1st Edition. BINDING/CONDITION: black boards, some rubbing tot the corners and spine ends, otherwise a Very Good book, with a Very Good dust jacket; publisher's price on the jacket flap is intact. Following is taken from the jacket blurb: ''The definitive guide to model evolution and 100% originality. Includes complete information on early postwar boxer twins. Beautifully illustrated with over 200 color photographs. Thorough clarification of changes within model years. Features all original specifications, accessories, and options.'' about 12 inches tall by 9 wide 128 pages. Index. Olive endpapers.

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Swordbird

Fan, Nancy Yi

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New York: HarperCollins, 2007. Hardbound . 1st Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: two color boards -- green with black at the spine; a Very Good+ book, with a Very Good+ dust jacket. Dust jacket art and interior illustrations by Mark Zug; jacket design by Amy Ryan. Includes a double page illustrated map. This remarkable young author was born and raised in China, moved to New York at the age of seven, and in just a few short years, mastered a new language, and had completed this novel by the age of twelve. The first of a series, this was later followed by Sword Quest and Sword Mountain. 8vo (about 8.5 inches tall) 219 pages. Mustard colored endpapers.

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  • Edition: 6th Printing
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New York: David McKay Company, March, 1972. Hardbound . 6th Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: gold cloth with black fox/swastika vignette, black cloth at the spine; a Very Good+ book, with a Good dust jacket; publisher's price on the jacket flap is intact. The jacket is very good, but for some separation of the clear laminate layer. Dust jacket design by Wendell Minor. Following is taken from the publisher's blurb: ''The whole story of German espionage in the Untied States and Great Britain before and during World War II. Author Ladislas Farago, a lifelong student of espionage and an important figure in U.S. Naval Intelligence in World War II, stumbled across a treasure trove of documents which had remained untouched in a dark loft of the National Archives for over twenty years. Included in this mass of documents was microfilm containing the secret records of the Abwehr organizations conducting the espionage operations, with records of every name -- real and cover -- of every agent, every mark spent, and every rep ... Read more

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Those Texans

Farber, James

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San Antonio, Texas: Naylor Company, 1945. Hardbound . 2nd Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: orange cloth with black text; the endpapers and, to a lesser degree, the interior pages are browning; the cloth in the gutter is stained from a reaction to the glue; otherwise a Near Fine book, with a Very Good dust jacket; publisher's price on the jacket flap is intact. The jacket is faded at the spine. Dust jacket art, frontis plate, and interior illustrations by John H McClelland. From the author's introduction: ''From the Texans you meet in the pages that follow, spring today's Texans and the Texas tradition. Those Texans came from everywhere. They found a country big enough to allow their egos to swell without limit. And these same egos have never yet been deflated. The only time Texans were ever licked in combat was in the Civil War, but that was an official viewpoint; the Texans weren't aware of it, and wouldn't have admitted it, anyway. Texans, it is true, also lost the Battle of the Alamo. But they wheeled around a ... Read more

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Texans With Guns

Farber, James

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San Antonio, Texas: Naylor Company, 1950. Hardbound . 1st Edition. BINDING/CONDITION: bright yellow cloth with red text; the spine gutters are discolored from a reaction to the glue, otherwise a Very Good+ book, with a Very Good dust jacket; publisher's price on the jacket flap is intact. This copy is Signed by the author. Dust jacket design and a few interior illustrations by R L McCollister. Six-Guns, Number 695. The publisher's blurb reads: ''The cast of characters include many whom you have never heard of, for it was, after all, the Nameless Multitude who did the carving out with their weapons and this is partly their story. But Big Names must inevitably be associated with them, too, and those include such fabulous characters as Sam Houston, Gen. Zachary Taylor, Gen. Winfield Scott, Wyatt Earp, Dick Dowling, Billy the Kid, Pat Garrett, John Selman, Bass Outlaw, Col. John S. "Rip" Ford, Capt. L. H. McNelly, Capt. Lee Hall, Capt. John R. Hughes, Capt. Jack Hays, Bigfoot Wallace, Col. Charles Goodnight, and ... Read more

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Blackstone and White Rock

Farber, Milton

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New York: E P Dutton & Company, 1948. Hardbound . 1st Edition, so stated. BINDING/CONDITION: brown boards with red and gilt one the spine; a Very Good book, with a Good dust jacket; publisher's price on the jacket flap is intact. The jacket is badly faded at the spine, otherwise very good. Dust jacket by H Lawrence Hoffman. The uninhibited autobiography of a Midwest lawyer. Following is taken from the publisher's blurb: ''Full of flamboyant comedy, this outrageously uninhibited book is the product of a middle western lawyer, who got his early training in a saloon, rustling sandwiches and booze for his mentor, 'Justice' Ankrom, part-time blacksmith and ranting attorney of the old fire-eating school. The author's early training has had an influence on both his hyperbolic style and his pungent subject matter. A natural writer, he tells a story with a gifted rambunctiousness of phrase, yet the touchstone of human warmth is the author's own personality, a searching kindliness behind his humor.'' 8vo (about 8.25 in ... Read more

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The Life of the Prophet Muhammad Volume IV, Al-Sira al-Nabawiyya

Ibn Kathir; edited by Mustafa 'Abd al-Wahid; translated by Trevor Le Gassick; reviewed by Muneer Fareed

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Reading (UK): Garnet Publishing, 2010. Paperbound . BINDING/CONDITION: paperbound; Very Good condition. Following is taken from the publisher's blurb: this ''was compiled in the fourteenth century AD by a prominent Syrian scholar, and is a full examination, in chronological order, of the background life and mission of the Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him. Drawn from the earliest and most reliable Arabic sources, it offers the fullest available account of the historical circumstances and personalities most important in the founding of Islam. The quotations and anecdotes that constitute its core are evaluated in terms of the trustworthiness of their sources. Variant wordings are noted, and Ibn Kathir give both his own assessments and those of the earliest Islamic authorities concerning the likely authenticity of these records. The comments and conversations, derived from ancient texts, that are quoted in this work constitute the basis our knowledge of Islam during the lifetime of its founder.'' This transl ... Read more

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  • Edition: 1st American Edition, 1st Printing
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New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2010. Hardbound . 1st American Edition, 1st Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: dark green boards with silver spine text; a Near Fine book, with a Good dust jacket; publisher's price on the jacket flap is intact. Among his many honors, Paul Farley has won the Forward Poetry Prize, the Whitbread Poetry Award, and the E M Forster Award. He lives in North Lancashire, England. 8vo (about 8.5 inches tall) 143 pages.

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  • Edition: 19th Printing
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New York: Random House, 1945. Hardbound . 19th Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: khaki colored cloth with black text and small cover vignette; the top edge tint is red; owner's name on the front endpaper, otherwise a Near Fine book, with a Very Good dust jacket; publisher's price on the jacket flap is intact. Panoramic dust jacket art by and interior illustrations by Harold Eldridge. This is the second book in the series. This novel was the basis for the 1883 novel in which Kelly Reno once again plays the part of Alec Ramsey. 8vo (8.25 inches tall) 229 pages.

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  • Edition: 1st Edition
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London: Virago Press, 1996. Hardbound . 1st Edition. BINDING/CONDITION: red boards; a Very Good+ book, with a Very Good+ dust jacket; the dust jacket is not price clipped. 8vo (9.5 inches tall) 482 pages. Index.

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The Elephant Valley

Farr, Finis

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New Rochelle, New York: Arlington House, 1967. Hardbound . 1st Edition. BINDING/CONDITION: light blue cloth with light red spine text; the top edge tint is light red; a Fine book, with a Good dust jacket; publisher's price on the jacket flap is intact. The jacket would be Near Fine but for drastic fading to the spine. Dust jacket design by James W O'Bryan. The jacket proclaims this to be ''A spy novel in which the Americans are not the villains.'' In the jungle, the elephant valley was where old elephants go to die. The know when their time has come. In the Company, it's where they send the agents who have outlived their usefulness, or lost a few buttons. Only there's a difference: the agents don't know they're in the elephant valley. David Bell worked for the Company, then he lost his wife. He took it hard, and woke up one morning in the elephant valley, shuffling papers. Then, what looked to be a time-killing mission got complicated. Author Finis Farr served as an intelligence officer in Washington and ... Read more

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Alibi For an Actress

Farrell, Gillian B

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New York: Pocket Books, July, 1992. Hardbound . 1st Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: paper covered boards with cloth at the spine; a Near Fine book, with a Near Fine dust jacket; the dust jacket is not price clipped. This novel introduces Annie McGrogan, P.I. Dust jacket art by Honi Werner. 8vo (about 8.5 inches tall) 250 pages.

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  • Edition: 1st American Edition, 1st Printing
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Boston: Little, Brown & Company, 1993. Hardbound . 1st American Edition, 1st Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: a Very Good+ book, with a Near Fine dust jacket; publisher's price on the jacket flap is intact. Well illustrated with color photographs and with knitting diagrams. Artist Kaffe Fassett was born in San Francisco and is renowned for his knitting and needlepoint. This collection of sweaters jackets, vests, and more contains some of his finest work. about 12.75 inches tall by 9.25 inches wide 144 pages. Color photographic endpapers.

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Meadow Lake Gold Town

Fatout, Paul

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Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press, 1969. Hardbound . 1st Edition. BINDING/CONDITION: brown cloth; owner's small address label on the front endpaper, otherwise a Very Good book, with a Very Good dust jacket; publisher's price on the jacket flap is intact. Includes a map frontis plus four black and white illustrations. The Meadow Lake region of eastern California drew thousands of gold seekers in 1865-66 as rumors of gold-filled ledges five miles long circulated the state. However, a profitable method of separating the gold from the surrounding granite was never found and finally only one lone hermit remained in the dismal wreckage of yet another boom town gone bust. 8vo (about 8.5 inches tall) 178 pages. Notes, bibliography, index.

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Little Rock, Arkansas: Self Published, 1991. Trade size paperback . BINDING/CONDITION: a trade-size paperback; Good condition. This copy is Dated, Inscribed and Signed by the author. Includes several b&w illustrations. A lifetime of anecdotes and encounters with dogs by a former Arkansas governor (1955 to 1967). 8vo (about 8.25 inches tall) 251 pages.

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Sisters, Oregon: Kern O'Neil Publications, 1998. Trade size paperback . BINDING/CONDITION: a trade-size paperback; owner's inscription, otherwise a Very Good+ book. Illustrated by Barbara Hamilton. The Sisters mountains -- part of the Cascade Range in Oregon, are the setting for this story of Santa's three sisters. 8vo (about 8'' to 9.5'' tall) 131 pages.

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  • Edition: 2nd Printing
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New York: Oxford University Press, December, 1977. Hardbound . 2nd Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: beige cloth; a Near Fine book, with a Very Good dust jacket; publisher's price on the jacket flap is intact. The jacket is somewhat faded at the spine. Panoramic dust jacket art by Tim Gaydos. Includes a few black and white illustrations. The publisher's blurb reads: ''Was there really a Marshall Matt Dillon -- and if so, what was he like? The millions of fans of Gunsmoke, as well as the many readers who have found in Odie Faulk's previous books a happy blend of the excitement of Western fiction and historical accuracy, will eagerly search for the answer in Dodge City. Here Falk does for Dodge City what he did for another legendary town in Tombstone: Myth and Reality.'' 8vo (about 8.5 inches tall) 227 pages. Notes, bibliography, index. Red endpapers.

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