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  • Edition: 2nd Edition
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Iola, Wisconsin: Krause Publications, 1997. Paperbound . 2nd Edition. BINDING/CONDITION: paperbound; Very Good condition. The publisher's blurb reads: ''The most comprehensive listing of small-size U.S. currency ever published. This completely revised and updated volume features: Over 250 black and white photo illustrations; Updated serial number information covering 1928 to 1996; Revised values in Very Good/Fine and Crisp Uncirculated conditions; The most exact figure ever published for quantities printed and/or observed; Expanded and updated web note coverage; In-depth coverage of the new one hundred dollar bill. Plus thumbnail history of all modern paper money, illustrations and descriptions of all experimental notes, mules and blocks, and a list of the scarcest and most desirable small-size U.S. paper money to collect, and other details.'' 8vo (9 inches tall) 339 pages. Appendices.

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Brendan Prairie

O'Brien, Dan

  • Edition: 1st Printing
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New York: Scribner, 1996. Hardbound . 1st Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: paper covered boards with cloth at the spine; a Near Fine book, with a Very Good+ dust jacket; publisher's price on the jacket flap is intact. Dust jacket art by Wendell Minor; jacket design by John Fontana. Rancher, falconer, and author, Dan O'Brien sets this novel in a land he knows and loves, the Black Hills of South Dakota. 8vo (about 8.75 inches tall) 255 pages.

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O'Casey, Eileen

  • Edition: 1st American Edition
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New York: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, 1972. Hardbound . 1st American Edition. BINDING/CONDITION: brown cloth with green text; a Very Good+ book, with a Good+ dust jacket; the dj is not price clipped. Includes two sections of b&w plates. A biography of the Irish playwright by his wife of thirty-seven years. 8vo (about 8'' to 9.5'' tall) 319 pages. Index, appendix.

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  • Edition: 1st U.S. Ed
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New York: Atheneum, 1982. Hardbound . 1st U.S. Ed. BINDING/CONDITION: Very Good book w/Very Good+ dj (dj is NOT price clipped). 8vo, 260 pp, index, sources, list of films and plays, section of photo plates.

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New York: DANCE Magazine, 1952. Hardbound . BINDING/CONDITION: blue boards with navy blue cloth at the spine; some fading to the boards, otherwise a Very Good book, no dust jacket. Several small black and white photo illustrations; photography by Walter Owen. Also includes a full page photo of the author in ballet dress. Author Eileen O'Connor was Director of Academy of Ballet Perfection. This gathers, in book form, a series of articles that originally appeared in Dance Magazine from December 1950 to April, 1952. The author explains that, due to lack of space in the magazine, some of the articles had to be shortened. Here, she takes the opportunity to supplement the work with additional material and to complete some of the hitherto unfinished sections. Features a detailed glossary. 4to (about 11 inches tall) 44 pages.

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Yuma, Arizona: Self Published, 1975. Paperbound: center-stapled format . BINDING/CONDITION: paperbound; center stapled binding; Good condition. This copy is Signed by the author. Several black and white photo illustrations. Cover sketch by Estela Dolenar. Printed by Southwest Printers of Yuma. From the foreword by Tom Suitt. ''Mr Odens has already written eight books on the history of the Southwest, and he brings to his work on the U.S. Border Patrol the same sympathy for the human panorama which characterized his pervious writings. The Desert Trackers deals with the El Centro sector of the order Patrol, but it is indicative of most of the long Mexican Border and the problem created by what has been called the greatest unsanctioned migration in the history of this continent.'' In his preface, author Peter Odens states, "I knew many of the agents, including the 'Chief' Henry Felchlin, and, as a reporter was acquainted with some of their problems. But a book on statistics and shootouts was not to my liking. ... Read more

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Washington, D.C.: Department of Defense, 1978. Hardbound . BINDING/CONDITION: this is a volume from a uniformly bound series: dark navy binding (paper with the appearance of cloth), gilt text and decoration on the front cover; a Very Good book, no dust jacket. This is one volume from an eight volume set. The entire set consists of five regular volumes and three appendix volumes. Volume V has the index for the set. The contents of this volume include Hull-Nomura Conversations; Japanese Intelligence in Diplomatic Messages; Japanese Diplomatic Activities Throughout the World; and several sections on specific Japanese relations: Japanese - Nanking Relations, Japanese-French Relations, etc. Small 4to (about 10'' to 11'' tall) 212 pages. map endpapers.

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A Rage to Live

O'Hara, John

  • Edition: 6th Printing
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New York: Random House, 1949. Hardbound . 6th Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: black cloth; the top edge tint is red; a somewhat shabby looking but perfectly sound book; the spine is slanted; graded Fair, with a Very Good dust jacket; the jacket is price clipped. Panoramic dust jacket art by John O'Hara Cosgrave II. The publisher's blurb reads: ''A large-scale social chronicle of America, localized in Central Pennsylvania. A heterogeneous community comes alive in a typical American city. Fort Penn is a city with a dynamic history, both public and personal. The Caldwells are its leading family and Grace Caldwell Tate is the dramatic symbol of their dominance. Idealists and libertines, public spirited and self-seeking citizens, officials and tradesmen and crusaders, men of violence and good-will, and women of fierce possessiveness and tenderness form the pageant of characters who vitalize this novel. It is a full-canvas portrait of a city and its people.'' This book was the basis for the 1965 film with Suzanne Ple ... Read more

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  • Edition: 1st Printing, so stated
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New York: Random House, 1969. Hardbound . 1st Printing, so stated. BINDING/CONDITION: tan cloth with dark blue and gilt, top edge color is a light mustard-orange; the spine is very slightly slanted, and the extreme bottom edge of the spine shows a little discoloration, otherwise a Very Good+ book, with a Very Good dust jacket; the dust jacket is not price clipped. Dust jacket design by Muriel Nasser. 8vo (about 8.5 inches tall) 249 pages. green endpapers.

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Death of a Moffy

O'Hara, Kenneth (Margaret Jean Morris, aka Jean Morris)

  • Edition: 1st Edition, so stated
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New York: Doubleday / Crime Club, 1987. Hardbound . 1st Edition, so stated. BINDING/CONDITION: beige binding; a Fine book, with a Near Fine dust jacket; publisher's price on the jacket flap is intact. Dust jacket design by James B Victore. Robert Helmer's quaint English country hotel seems the perfect place to spend a cozy holiday. But beneath its peaceful facade lurks a labyrinth of criminal mischief. First, there's the fact that business is not booming and Helmer's other business schemes transfer the burden of running the hotel to his assistant, Caroline Sklene. So when Helmer's daughter is kidnapped, Caroline hires Alex Kenric, an acquaintance who works for a security agency to find the daughter. Then Helmer is found with a suitcase full of money and Caroline's life is in danger. In addition to Nightmares' Nest, written under this same pseudonym, Margaret Jean Morris is also the author of a young adult novel, The Path of the Dragons. 8vo (8.5 inches tall) 178 pages.

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The Intimate Desert

O'Kane, Walter Collins

  • Edition: 1st Edition
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Tucson, Arizona: University of Arizona Press, 1969. Hardbound . 1st Edition. BINDING/CONDITION: light brick-colored cloth; the spine is slightly slanted, otherwise a Very Good+ book with a Very Good dust jacket; the dust jacket is not price clipped. The jacket is not chipped, but is faded at the spine. Well illustrated with drawings by C M Palmer, Jr. First-hand observations on desert creatures and plants such as the whitefoot mouse, pack rat, cactus wren, rock squirrel, cottonwood, saguaro, prickly pear, yucca, and much more. 8vo (8.75 inches tall) 143 pages. Index and scientific names.

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Murder at the Red October

Olcott, Anthony

  • Edition: 1st Edition
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Chicago: Academy Chicago, 1981. Hardbound . 1st Edition. BINDING/CONDITION: black paper covered boards; owner's impression seal on the front free endpaper and on the title page, otherwise a Very Good+ book, with a Very Good- dust jacket; the dust jacket has very good color, but has two short closed tears, and shows light handling soil to the rear panel; the dust jacket is not price clipped. This is the author's first novel. 8vo (about 9.25 inches tall) 226 pages.

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Flame of Fire

Oliver, Jane

  • Edition: 1st American Edition
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New York: G P Putnam's Sons, 1961. Hardbound . 1st American Edition. BINDING/CONDITION: orange cloth with black spine text; a Very Good book, with a Very Good- dust jacket; publisher's price on the jacket flap is intact. A Family Bookshelf Selection. An historical novel based on the life of William Tyndale. 8vo (about 8.25 inches tall) 288 pages. References.

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Women of the Old Testament

Olson, Camille Fronk; paintings by Elspeth Young

  • Edition: 5th Printing
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Salt Lake City, Utah: Deseret Book Company, 2009. Hardbound . 5th Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: mustard-tan binding; a Fine book, a Fine dust jacket. In addition to the beautiful portrait paintings by Elspeth Young of the various women, this is well illustrated with other art, photographs, and maps. This focuses on Eve, Sarah and Hagar, Rebekah, Leah and Rachel, Miriam, Deborah, Hannah, Huldah, Shiphrah and Puah, the Daughters of Zelophehad, Abigail, and a few unnamed women: the widow of Zarephath, the Shunammite, and the little maid. Author Camille Fronk Olson explores their lives and illuminates their missions to give us a greater understanding of how, despite their personal trials, these women were encouraged and empowered to do what God asked them. Discussion questions at the end of each section. This is a companion volume to Women of the New Testament. 10.25 inches tall by 8.25 inches wide 341 pages. Appendix, sources, indexes.

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London: Thames and Hudson, 1992. Paperbound . BINDING/CONDITION: paperbound; date written in, otherwise Near Fine condition. Features 171 illustrations, including 20 in color. ''The sculptors of the Italian Renaissance transformed their Classical and regional heritage. From about 1260 to 1600, these masters introduced revolutionary innovations in freestanding figures and portraits, while on reliefs convincing perspective was rendered for the first time, predating its use in painting. The Renaissance notion of the artist as genius is vividly embodied in contemporary sculptors, from Nicola Pisano through Brunelleschi and Donatello to Michelangelo and Giambologna. Roberta Olson surveys the extraordinary artistic achievements of the period, which were to affect for ever the practice of Western art.'' This is a volume from the publisher's World of Art Library. 8vo (about 8.25 inches tall) 216 pages. Bibliography, index.

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  • Edition: 2nd Printing
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Boston: Atlantic Monthly / Little, Brown & Co, 1973. Hardbound . 2nd Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: brown cloth; the boards are bowed, otherwise a Very Good book; the dust jacket has a light coffee ring on the rear panel, and slight darkening at the spine, otherwise a Very Good- dust jacket; the dj is price clipped. Panoramic dust jacket art by Douglas Gorsline. The author was born in Laramie in 1899; this is his memoir of his family's small working ranch from his earliest memories until the ranch was sold at about the time America entered World War I. This copy is inscribed and Signed by the author. 8vo (about 8'' to 9.5'' tall) 240 pages.

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Best Horse Stories

O'Mara, Lesley (edtior); introduction by John Francome

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London: Brockhampton Press, 1991. Hardbound . BINDING/CONDITION: pictorial boards; a Very Good book, with a Near Fine dust jacket; the dj is not price clipped. Panoramic dust jacket art by William Geldart. Includes stories by Rudyard Kipling (The Maltese Cat); Charles Dickens, Barbara Woodhouse, Enid Bagnold, Mark Twain, James Herriot and more. 8vo (about 8'' to 9.5'' tall) 256 pages.

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The Secret Country

O'Neill, Frank

  • Edition: 1st Edition, so stated; 1st Printing
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New York: Crown Publishers, 1987. Hardbound . 1st Edition, so stated; 1st Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: paper covered boards with cloth at the spine; a few small speckle stains on the top edge, otherwise a Very Good+ book; with a Very Good dust jacket; the dust jacket is not price clipped. The dust jacket has a small piece of invisible tape on one corner. Dust jacket by Paul Bacon. This was the author's second novel. 9.25 inches tall, 357 pages. 8vo (9.25 inches tall) 357 pages.

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Master of Falconhurst

Onstott, Kyle

  • Edition: 1st Edition
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New York: Dial Press, 1964. Hardbound . 1st Edition. BINDING/CONDITION: light red cloth with gilt spine text; a Very Good book, with a Good+ dust jacket; publisher's price on the jacket flap is intact. A plantation novel, following the author's popular books Mandingo and Drum; this is the continuing story of Falconhurst. The publisher's blurb reads: ''Mr. Onstott write with ruthless honesty about slavery and slave-breeding as it existed in the ante-bellum South, and of the life of the freed slave in the upheaval and anarchy that followed the Civil War. This is the story of Drummage -- the son of Old Pearl and Drumson.'' 8vo (8.5 inches tall) 474 pages.

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  • Edition: Omnibus Reprint Edition
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New York: Blue Ribbon Books, 1941. Hardbound . Omnibus Reprint Edition. BINDING/CONDITION: red cloth with black text; the top edge tint is red; owner's name; the endpaper are tanning, otherwise a Very Good book, with a Fair dust jacket; the jacket is badly faded at the spine. Contains the complete texts of three novels: The Wrath to Come -- a look forward into the power politics of 1950 (written in 1924) wherein Germany, Russia and Japan are linked in an alliance against America and two women complicate the life of Grant Slattery in the dangerous game of Spy Meets Spy. The Great Impersonation -- the astounding tale of a German master spy and a renegade English lord whose startling physical resemblance threatens the peace of two continents. And Gabriel Samara, Peacemaker which tells of an exiled Russian princess and the two men who crave her. 8vo (about 8.25 inches tall) 782 pages.

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