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  • Edition: 1st Printing
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Self Published, May, 1983. Paperbound . 1st Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: paperbound; owner's name/address stamp; the rear page (an ad) is loose, otherwise in Very Good condition. This copy is Signed by co-author Tom Miller. Well illustrated in black and white. The introduction reads: ''Several years ago, when the repunched mint mark became my favorite variety, I naturally wanted to learn as much about them as I could. To my dismay, it seemed that outside of the Lincoln cents, there was no information to be had aside form some very scattered and unreliable listings. My interest covers all mint marked U.S. coins, so the only solution was to compile the data myself. What began as a simple aid for my own collecting interest has expanded inexorably into this book. When I began, there were about 250 different varieties known, taken primarily from Kramer's D/D cents and Harnack's S/S cents. I then added the well-known repunched mint marks to my collection. These included coins like the 1877S 'S over horizontal S' q ... Read more

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Rab And His Friends

by [John Brown]; illustrated by John R Neill

  • Edition: Children's Own Books
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Chicago: Reilly & Lee, 1908. Hardbound . Children's Own Books. BINDING/CONDITION: blue cloth with front paste-on art; owner's gift note on the front endpaper, no other markings; well rubbed at the corners and spine ends, otherwise Good; no dust jacket. A few b&w and several color illustrations by John R Neill. This is Volume Five from the publisher's series, The Children's Own Books. Includes the title story plus another short tale: J Cole. The printed date is 1908. The list of Oz titles in a one page ad at the end concludes with The Long Kings of Oz which was published in 1925; this is probably close to the printing date for this copy. 12mo (about 7 inches tall) 58 pages. color illustrated endpapers.

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The Racer's Image

Boyer, David B

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Columbus, Georgia: Brentwood Christian Press, 1994. Paperbound . BINDING/CONDITION: paperback; Good condition. Includes a section of black and white plates. From the cover blurb: ''A reading adventure for the thrill seeker and a revealing peek inside the world of canyon racing. This book is about normal everyday productive citizens hooked on death-cheating adrenaline rushes. Like their rock climbing, bungee jumping, river running, sky diving counterparts, they stretch life to it's extreme edge Drinking the exhilaration drug while road racing on America' rural back roads, sport-bikers get their fix with brute acceleration and the closeness of the pass.'' 8vo (about 8.25 inches tall) 197 pages.

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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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The Raider

Deveraux, Jude

  • Edition: Book Club Edition
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New York: Pocket Books, 1987. Hardbound . Book Club Edition. BINDING/CONDITION: black boards; the bottom corners are bumped, otherwise a Near Fine book, with a Near Fine dust jacket. The jacket art has exceptionally good color. Dust jacket art by Lisa Falkenstern. This is the seventh book in the Montgomery series, and is the first book in the Taggert series. 8vo (about 8.5 inches tall) 338 pages.

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  • Edition: 1st Printing
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Burbank, California: Howell-North Books, 1982. Hardbound . 1st Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: brown boards, textured for a leather look, gilt text; the spine is slanted, 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. Includes many black and white historic photo illustrations, many never before published. The Southern Pacific's famed Shasta Route contains some of the finest examples of primitive main line mountain railway engineering. This operating history starts with the origins of this important rail link between San Francisco and Portland and continues to the present day. The glory years of mining, lumbering, and tourism spawned by the railway are highlighted. This book has virtually a siding by siding description of the line, with detailed contemporary maps depicting each stretch as it was in its most active days. Shortlines, tributary logging and industrial roads, as well as the lines of the Southern Pacific are ... Read more

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  • Edition: Book of the Month Club Edition
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New York: W W Norton & Company, 1995. Hardbound . Book of the Month Club Edition. BINDING/CONDITION: olive-green boards with black at the spine; a Very Good+ book, with a Near Fine dust jacket. Includes a map frontis. Eric Lomax, since his lonely boyhood in Scotland, was passionately devoted to trains. In 1941 he was sent to Malaya as a member of the Royal Corps of Signals. Taken prisoner after the fall of Singapore, he was put to work on the Burma-Siam railway, and there helped to build an illicit radio. The discovery of the radio by the Japanese brought about two years of torture, starvation and distress. Witness to his torture was Nagase, a young English speaking Japanese man attached to the secret police. Lomax never forgot his voice or face, and years after the war found that Nagase had written a small book about his war experiences. The two men corresponded, and eventually met. This work was the winner of the 1996 Christopher Award, and was the basis for the 2013 film starring Collin Firth and Nicole Ki ... Read more

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San Francisco: Phillips & Van Orden, 1919. Heavy card covers . BINDING/CONDITION: heavy card covers with thin brown paper covering the cardstock, cover text and vignette printed in red; owner's name in ink on the front cover and inside the front cover, the top edge of the text block is heavily age specked and darkened, the rest of the paper is clean and healthy: overall grade: Fair condition. This copy is Inscribed and Signed by the author. Features black and white illustrations by Jane Jefferson Flippen. Fanciful poems and stories; the first portion of the book is fairy tales, the last part of the book is on Native American myths. 16mo (about 6.5 inches tall) 117 pages.

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Ralph Edwards of Lonesome Lake

Edwards, Ralph; as told to Ed Gould

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Seattle, Washington: Hancock House, 1979. Hardbound . BINDING/CONDITION: black binding with gilt spine text; the spine is somewhat slanted, otherwise a Very Good book, with a Very Good dust jacket. Includes two sections of photo plates; one section is in color. The complete biography of the ''Crusoe of Lonesome Lake'' (the title of a 1957 book by Pulitzer prize winning author Leland Stowe). The publisher's blurb reads: ''Since the Stowe book was written, Ralph Edwards has undergone many changes (remember this part was written in 1979). In his earlier life it was man pitting himself against nature. Later, he learned to use nature an eventually to work with her, complementing rater than opposing her. In this book Ralph Edwards tells hi own story, in his own words.'' 8vo (about 8.75 inches tall) 293 pages.

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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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  • 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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The Rand McNally Book of Favorite Nursery Classics

Rand McNally; adapted by Dorothy Bell Briggs

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Chicago: Rand McNally, 1961. Hardbound . BINDING/CONDITION: pictorial boards; no markings, Very Good condition; no dust jacket. Large color illustrations on every page. This book combines previous Rand McNally books originally published in the 1950s and 1960s. Contains Jack and the Bean Stalk; Little Red Riding Hood; Aesop's Fables; and Rip Van Winkle. The most recent printed date is 1961; this copy probably printed in the 1970s. 4to (12.25 inches tall) 107 pages.

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Ransom Run

Dibner, Martin

  • Edition: 1st Edition, so stated
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Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, 1977. Hardbound . 1st Edition, so stated. BINDING/CONDITION: blue boards with black cloth at the spine; owner's gold foil embossed seal, a very light remainder spray to the bottom edge of the text, otherwise a Good+ book, with a Very Good dust jacket; publisher's price on the jacket flap is intact. Dust jacket by Paul Bacon. A man and a boy -- a kidnapper and his fourteen year old victim -- a wealthy prep-school dropout, face danger from each other and from the wilderness of the deep Maine woods. The author lived in Maine; he was also the author of The Deep Six, The Admiral, and other novels. 8vo (about 8.5 inches tall) 255 pages.

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A Rare Benedictine

Peters, Ellis

  • Edition: 1st U.S. Edition, 1st Printing
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New York: Mysterious Press, November, 1988. Hardbound . 1st U.S. Edition, 1st Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: dark blue boards (matches the endpaper color), with black cloth at the spine, gilt spine text; a Fine book, with a Fine dust jacket. Dust jacket design and art by [Anne] Bascove. Interior full page color illustrations and section caps by Clifford Harper. Three Brother Cadfael mysteries, including the story of his entry into the monastery at Shrewsbury. The three stories are: A Light on the Road to Woodstock; The Price of Light; and Eye Witness. Introduction by the author. small 4to (about 10 inches tall) 118 pages. Dark blue endpapers.

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Raw Creation: Outsider Art and Beyond

Maizels, John; introduction by Roger Cardinal

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London: Phaidon Press, 1996. Paperbound . BINDING/CONDITION: plain white wraps printed only with publisher name, a large format paperback with a dust wrapper; the book and jacket are both Fine. This copy is Signed by the author, with a personalized inscription. Profusely illustrated in black and white and color. From the jacket blurb: ''The art of visionaries, folk creators, spiritualists, recluses, the mad and the socially marginalized is no longer scorned and cannot be ignored. Among the first to value and collect such work as the French artist Jean Dubuffet. For those he judged to represent the purest form of creation he coined the term Art Brut, literally 'raw art' -- raw because it was uncooked by culture, raw because it came directly from the psyche, art touched by a raw nerve. John Maizels traces the history of the recognition and study of this art and examines the different theories and definitions that have grown up around it. He provides detailed expositions of the work of individual artists rangi ... Read more

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Ray Johnson: Correspondences

Johnson, Ray; edited by Donna De Salvo and Catherine Gudis

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New York: Flammarion, 1999. Paperbound . 1st Edition. BINDING/CONDITION: paperbound; Very Good condition. This was published in conjunction with an exhibition that ran from January 1999 to December 2000. Well illustrated in color. Foreword by Sherri Geldin. Edited and with an introduction by Donna De Salvo and Catherine Gudis. Essays by various scholars. about 10.5 inches tall by 8 inches wide 224 pages. Chronology, bibliography, list of works.

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  • Edition: 1st Printing
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Pleasantville, New York: Reader's Digest, 2000. Hardbound . 1st Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: pictorial boards; a Very Good+ book, with a Very Good+ dust jacket; publisher's price on the jacket flap is intact. Lavishly illustrated in color, and includes up-to-date maps and diagrams. Includes detailed star maps for all seasons. A few pages following the regular text feature facts at your fingertips -- a quick run down on each planet, and each moon of each planet. Fact charts for lunar eclipses, solar eclipses, meteor showers, important robot missions in space, manned missions to the moon, and basic facts charts for constellations, nebulas, galaxies, and selected stars. This is a companion volume to the Reader's Digest Children's Atlas of the World. small Folio (about 13.5 inches tall) 128 pages. Chronology, glossary, index. Illustrated endpapers.

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Ready for the Defense

Garbus, Martin

  • Edition: 2nd Printing
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New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1971. Hardbound . 2nd Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: black cloth with gilt spine text; a Near Fine book, with a Very Good dust jacket; the dust jacket is not price clipped. The author writes of several of his well known trials which involved key social issues of the sixties, including the hounding of Lenny Bruce for allegedly obscene language, the railroading of Mrs Henrietta Wright into an insane asylum because as a black woman in Mississippi she was crazy enough to try to vote, the trial of Timothy Leary, and more. 8vo (about 8.5 inches tall) 306 pages. brown endpapers.

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The Real Book About Sports

Bonner, M G; illustrated by Albert Orbaan

  • Edition: Book Club Edition
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Garden City, New York: Garden City Books, 1958. Hardbound . Book Club Edition. BINDING/CONDITION: decorated boards; the front hinge is weak and is reinforced with clear hinge tape, otherwise a Very Good book, with a Good+ dust jacket. This is part of the Real Book series. Illustrated with drawings by Albert Orbaan. Discusses several different sports, largely by focusing on several major athletes such as Don Larson, Mickey Mantle, Jim Thorpe, Knute Rockne, Harold Grange, brief mention of many old time baseball Hall-of-Famers, Bob Cousy, mentions watching with interest the game of a college player, Wilton Chamberlain, Eddie Shore, and more. Has a chapter on the Harlem Globetrotters. 8vo (8.5 inches tall) 216 pages. Index. Orange illustrated endpapers.

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The Real Book About Dogs

Sherman, Jane

  • Edition: Book Club Edition
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Garden City, New York: Garden City Books, 1951. Hardbound . Book Club Edition. BINDING/CONDITION: tan boards with rust and black text and vignettes; the top edge tint is red; this tint is faded over a portion of the top edge, the bottom corners are lightly bumped; a Good book, with a Good dust jacket. Dust jacket, endpaper art and interior illustrations by Lorence Bjorklund. ''About all breed -- how to choose and train a dog as a pet.'' A guide to dog breeds and dog care written for young readers. This is part of the Real Book series. 50 Great Western Illustrators, Bjorklund Number 113. 8vo (8.5 inches tall) 192 pages. Reading list, index. Illustrated endpapers.

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