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How Wild Was My Village

How Wild Was My Village

by Rutledge, Archibald

  • Used
  • Hardcover
  • first
Condition
Used
Edition
First Edition stated
Binding
Hardcover
Seller
Maysville, Georgia
Item Price
$1,300.00

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Hardcover. Fiction. 150 pp. Wing Publications; Columbia, South Carolina (1969). Unclipped Dust Jacket has no price. No deboss or other indication of a BC. Appears to be an Advance Copy or a Presentation Copy. First Edition stated on Copyright Page. Written by South Carolina's state Poet Laureate, drawing from his rural childhood environs in South Carolina. A beautiful unmarked and unscarred copy, but for the previous owner's gift presentation inscription on FFEP. Several tiny closed tears and chips along top and bottom edges of DJ. Near Fine/Near Fine. A signed copy of this scarce title is reported by AbeBooks to have been sold on their website in October, 2011 for $5,995. More photos upon request.
*** Because of this book's condition, scarcity, and/or price, it will not be shipped by parcel post or other carrier. The exchange of this book will require a person-to-person meeting at BookRanger's Monroe, GA store (or other location amenable to both buyer and seller) to facilitate completion of sales… Read More
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$1,300.00
The Moral and Religious Challenge of Our Times

The Moral and Religious Challenge of Our Times

by King, Henry Churchill

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  • Hardcover
  • first
Condition
Used
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Seller
Maysville, Georgia
Item Price
$400.00

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Hardcover. 393 pp. The Macmillan Company, New York (1911). First Edition. First Printing. 1911 on Title Page. "Published December, 1911" on Copyright Page. Moderate shelf wear. Spine ends creased. Tight binding. Some spotting to spine. Scarce title in its original binding. No markings inside or out except PO names on FFEP. This is an original 106-year-old publication in Very Good+ to Near Fine condition. Burgundy with gilt lettering on front cover and spine. No Dust Jacket. More photos upon request. Shipped in a box within a box, in bubble wrap, with a tracking number.
Item Price
$400.00
Medieval and Modern Times

Medieval and Modern Times

by Robinson, James Harvey

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  • Hardcover
  • first
Condition
Used
Edition
First Edition thus
Binding
Hardcover
Seller
Maysville, Georgia
Item Price
$800.00

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Hardcover. 806 pp. Ginn and Company, Boston (1926). First Edition thus. "New and Revised" volume of the 1914 edition, "recast and adjusted" to include World War 1 and other events leading up to 1926. Scarcer than the 1914 first edition. Binding is square and secure. Corners sharp and straight. Spine ends are creased but not fraying. Superficial edgewear to board extremities. No markings inside or out, with the exception of a Rochester Public Library Stamp on the Title Page. No other library paraphernalia (stickers, stamps, or pockets). Book has been gently read. Fine to Very Fine. More photos on request. Shipped in a box within a box, in bubble wrap, with a tracking number.
Item Price
$800.00
The Celibacy of the Priest

The Celibacy of the Priest: Meaning and Basis

by Bertrams, Wilhelm, S.J.

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  • Hardcover
  • first
Condition
Used
Edition
First American Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Seller
Maysville, Georgia
Item Price
$1,250.00

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Hardcover. Religion. 127 pp. The Newman Press, Westminster, MD (1963). First American Edition. First Printing. (NAP). "Printed in the Republic of Ireland by Hely Thom Limited" on CP. Extraordinarily clean and bright copy with no markings or soiling. $2.50 original price on DJ flap. Board corners are straight and sharp. DJ has minor chipping at extremities, and two small closed tears at top of rear panel. Slightest soiling to DJ. Near New/Near Fine. More photos upon request. Shipped in a box within a box, in bubble wrap, with a tracking number.
Item Price
$1,250.00
Zane Grey's Book of  Camps and Trails

Zane Grey's Book of Camps and Trails: With Foreword by Franklin K. Mathiews

by Grey, Zane

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  • Hardcover
  • first
Condition
Used
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Seller
Maysville, Georgia
Item Price
$1,400.00

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Hardcover. Recreation. 211 pp. Harper & Brothers, New York (1931). First Edition. First Printing. G-F code on CP. $2.00 original price on DJ flap. Book is Very Good to Near Fine with no markings inside or out, and very little wear or soiling. Corners sharp and square. Two very small dings on front board lower edge; one very small ding on rear board lower edge. Spine ends creased but not fraying. Rare book in this condition. DJ is Good, with moderate soiling and several chips and small-to-medium tears. More photos upon request. Shipped in a box within a box, in bubble wrap, with a tracking number.
Item Price
$1,400.00
Felix Frankfurter Reminisces (*Signed by Graham Greene* with a gift inscription to his former...

Felix Frankfurter Reminisces (*Signed by Graham Greene* with a gift inscription to his former dean and English constitutional law professor Sir David Keir): An Intimate Portrait as Recorded in Talks with Dr. Harlan B. Phillips

by Phillips, Dr. Harlan B.

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  • near fine
  • Hardcover
  • Signed
  • first
Condition
Used - Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Seller
Maysville, Georgia
Item Price
$30,000.00

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Hardcover. Non-Fiction. Memoirs. 310 pp. Secker & Warburg, London (1960). First Edition. First Printing (FPu). Clean, tight copy with no bumped corners and no markings inside or out. Near Fine/ Near Fine. The unique feature of the book, however, is the gift inscription on the front pastedown, all but hidden by the DJ flap. The book's gift inscription is from Graham Greene to his former constitutional law professor (and later dean) Sir David Keir at his alma mater Balliol College, Oxford University. The unique feature of the inscription is that it is written and signed in the looping cursive script of Greene's natural handwriting and legal signature; versus the printed hybrid script and autograph that he had adopted for public consumption at his booksignings. (Greene's upper-case G' s in his public and semi-private booksignings and inscriptions had evolved to more closely resemble lightning bolts or radically elongated, linear letter S's.)
In reality, author Graham Greene was a champion of literate… Read More
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$30,000.00
The Rainbow and the Rose

The Rainbow and the Rose

by Shute, Nevil

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  • Paperback
  • first
Condition
Used
Edition
First Edition thus; First Printing thus
Binding
Paperback
Seller
Maysville, Georgia
Item Price
$100.00

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Softcover. 240 pp. Ballantine Books, New York (1966). First Edition thus. First Printing thus. "First Printing: October, 1966" on CP. U5008 in the Ballantine paperback series. Clean, unmarked leaves with minor age-toning. Some shelfwear, minor chipping. Three closed tears on front card. Slight spine tilt. Old price sticker on rear card. More photos on request. Shipped in a box within a box, in bubble wrap, with a tracking number.
Item Price
$100.00
Puck of Pook's Hill

Puck of Pook's Hill

by Kipling, Rudyard

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  • Hardcover
  • first
Condition
Used - Very Good+
Edition
First Edition thus; Early Printing
Binding
Hardcover
Seller
Maysville, Georgia
Item Price
$150.00

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Hardcover. 277 pp. Doubleday, Page & Company, New York (1906). First Edition thus. Early Printing. October, 1906 on CP. First American Edition with Arthur Rackham illustrations. Block lightly soiled. Some foxing, mostly at end papers. Light pencil marks on first few pages. No ads. Very Good+. More photos on request. Shipped in a box within a box, in bubble wrap, with a tracking number.
Item Price
$150.00
Vincent

Vincent: The Works of Van Gogh

by Vedovello, Franco

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  • Hardcover
  • first
Condition
Used
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780831795023
ISBN 10
0831795026
Seller
Maysville, Georgia
Item Price
$100.00

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Hardcover. 287 pp. Gallery Press, New York (1991). First Edition. (FPu). Bright, clean, unmarked copy, with equally Fine DJ. F/F. More photos on request. Shipped in a box within a box, with a tracking number. Large, heavy book, will require additional shipping cost.
Item Price
$100.00
We Follow the Road Shown by Great Lenin

We Follow the Road Shown by Great Lenin: Lenin in the Arts of Soviet Ukraine

by Vladych, L.V.

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  • Hardcover
  • first
Condition
Used
Edition
First Edition.
Binding
Hardcover
Seller
Maysville, Georgia
Item Price
$200.00

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Hardcover. 178 pp.Kiev: Politvidav Ukraini Publishers, Ukraine (1985). First Edition. First Printing. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Front panel bottom has several small ripples of delamination. Bilingual. Color illustrations of Communist Party propaganda posters, slogans, and poetry. Very Good to Near Fine. No DJ as issued. More photos on request. Shipped in a box within a box, with a packing slip.
Item Price
$200.00
A Mad Look at Old Movies

A Mad Look at Old Movies: Lights! Camera! Nausea!

by DeBartolo, Dick

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  • Paperback
  • first
Condition
Used
Edition
First Edition; First Printing stated
Binding
Paperback
Seller
Maysville, Georgia
Item Price
$300.00

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Softcover. 192 pp. Signet/New American Library, New York (1966). First Edition. First Printing. "First Printing, November, 1966" stated on CP. D2955 in the Signet series. 50-cent OP on cover. Bright, clean, unmarked copy in Fine condition. Light creases on front card. Collectible quality. More photos on request. Shipped in a box within a box, in bubble wrap, with a tracking number.
Item Price
$300.00
Three Ring Mad

Three Ring Mad

by Feldstein, Albert B. (Editor)

  • Used
  • Paperback
  • first
Condition
Used
Edition
First Edition; First Printing stated
Binding
Paperback
Seller
Maysville, Georgia
Item Price
$100.00

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Description:
Softcover. 192 pp. Signet Books/ New American Library. (1964). First Edition. First Printing stated on CP. Bright, clean, and unmarked, with the exception of black marker over price on front card. D2439 in the Signet series. Near Fine. More photos on request. Shipped in a box within a bubble wrap media mailer, with a tracking number.
Item Price
$100.00