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If You Could Hear
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If You Could Hear

by Jane Sage White

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  • Fine
  • Hardcover
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  • first
Condition
Used - Fine
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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Wytheville, Virginia
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$200.00

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New York, 1948. One of 25 copies hand set in Weiss Antiqua type. Printed on arches handmade paper at the Golden Hind Press, Madison, New Jersey. Corners bumped.. Inscribed By Author. First Edition. Marbled Boards. Fine. Privately Printed.
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$200.00
Danae
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Danae

by T. Sturge Moore

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  • very good
  • Hardcover
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Used - Very Good
Binding
Hardcover
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Wytheville, Virginia
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$450.00

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London: Hacon & Ricketts, 1903. Printed by the Ballantyne Press on handmade paper Three wood block illustrations. Bookplate of Decherd Turner to inside front cover. Wear to corners.. Hard Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Charles Ricketts. Private Press.
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$450.00
Constitution and by-Laws of the NATSE 33 of Los Angeles, Cal
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Constitution and by-Laws of the NATSE 33 of Los Angeles, Cal

by S. Aten

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  • good
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Used - Good
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Seller
Wytheville, Virginia
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$250.00

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Los Angeles, California, 1896. Spine missing, binding is loose but all pages present. Stamped with raised seal of National Alliance Theatrical Stage Employees, Local Los Angeles, CAL No. 33. Has odd swastika stamp on cover. It appears to be the stamp of S. Aten but not certain.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Full-Leather. Good. 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall.
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$250.00
The Client
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The Client

by John Grisham

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  • Fine
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  • first
Condition
Used - Fine
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Seller
Wytheville, Virginia
Item Price
$750.00

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Doubleday, 1993. In mylar cover. Inscribed and dated "3/30/93 -------, Thanks for the great idea for this story. Your Friend, John". Inscribed By Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.
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$750.00
Santal
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Santal

by Ronald Firbank

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  • very good
  • Paperback
  • first
Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Paperback
Seller
Wytheville, Virginia
Item Price
$125.00

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London: Grant Richards, 1921. Only 300 copies were printed. Wrappers slightly chipped and faded. Bookplate of Dubois-Phillips on inside front cover.. First Edition. Original Wraps. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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$125.00
Marvin Jones Memoirs
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Marvin Jones Memoirs

by Marvin Jones

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  • very good
  • Hardcover
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Used - Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Seller
Wytheville, Virginia
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$150.00

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El Paso, TX: Texas Western Press, 1973. DJ has picture of Marvin Jones talking to Lyndon Johnson. Inscribed "For Lyndon, Marvin Jones '73" on dedication page. Written in ink on ffep "Purchased at WTEP booksale 14 June 1985 for $2.00". Inscribed By Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.
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$150.00
The Provincetown Plays
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The Provincetown Plays

by Eugene G. O'Neill

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  • very good
  • Hardcover
  • first
Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Seller
Wytheville, Virginia
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$150.00

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New York: Frank Shay, 196. First Series: Bound East for Cardiff - Eugene O'Neill, The Game - Louise Bryant, King Arthur's Socks -Floyd Dell. Handbound.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good.
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$150.00
Organization Outline of the Division of Military Aeronautics
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Organization Outline of the Division of Military Aeronautics

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  • Paperback
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Used - Very Good
Binding
Paperback
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Wytheville, Virginia
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$450.00

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Dayton, Ohio: US Government, 1918. Approximatly 130pp plus 10 pp index. U.S. War Department publication 9688 organizational manual describing the mission, structure, personnel and responsibilites of the Division of Military Aeronautics. Names Maj. Gen. Wm. L. Kenly as Director and Col. H. H. Arnold as Assistant Director. Stiff cardboard cover with brass rivit binding. Heavy chipping to edges of cover. Original Wraps. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Privately Printed.
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$450.00
Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe
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Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe

by Fannie Flagg

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  • Fine
  • Hardcover
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  • first
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Used - Fine
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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Wytheville, Virginia
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$350.00

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New York: Random House, 1987. Inscribed by author "For Jill, Best wishes to you always! Fannie Flagg Oct. 8th 1987. P.S. Ruth was in the freezer for two years.....". Inscribed By Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.
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$350.00
A Foreign Devil in China
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A Foreign Devil in China

by John C. Pollock

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  • very good
  • Hardcover
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Used - Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Seller
Wytheville, Virginia
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$110.00

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Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1971. Biography of Dr. L. Nelson Bell, Missionary in China. Dr. Bell was Billy Graham's Father-in-Law. The Book is signed by Dr. Bell. Forward by Billy Graham.. Signed by Subject. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.
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$110.00
Let Me Lie: His Commentaries Upon the Commonwealth of Virginia
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Let Me Lie: His Commentaries Upon the Commonwealth of Virginia

by James Branch Cabell

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  • very good
  • Hardcover
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  • first
Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Seller
Wytheville, Virginia
Item Price
$125.00

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New York: Farrar, Straus and Company, 1947. 286pp.. Inscribed By Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Poor.
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$125.00
Southern Poultry Guide or Forty Years with  Poultry
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Southern Poultry Guide or Forty Years with Poultry

by Cal Husselman

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  • good
  • Hardcover
  • first
Condition
Used - Good
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Seller
Wytheville, Virginia
Item Price
$120.00

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Richmond, VA: The Southern Planter Publishing Co., 1908. 115pp. 20 photos. Green linen boards. Some spotting to cover. Hinges cracked. A good solid copy.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket.
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$120.00
The Voice of the Coyote
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The Voice of the Coyote

by J. Frank Dobie

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  • very good
  • Hardcover
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Used - Very Good
Binding
Hardcover
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Wytheville, Virginia
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$200.00

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Boston: Little Brown & Company, 1950. 6th printing, Inscribed by Author with drawing of Pima symbol of coyote track. Inscription reads "Dear Billie Wolfe - I wouldn't want to be a coyote, there are too many of the Damned human race. If I were a coyote trotting around the south plains I would stop under your window and sing you a coyote song - Frank Dobie 1958". Inscribed By Author. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.
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$200.00
Mayflies of the Driftless Region
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Mayflies of the Driftless Region

by Clarke Garry Gaylord Schanilec

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  • Hardcover
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  • first
Condition
Used
Edition
1st
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780978772406
ISBN 10
0978772407
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Wytheville, Virginia
Item Price
$195.00

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This trade edition of Mayflies of the Driftless Region was printed at Midnight Paper Sales on Monadnock Dulcet paper, in an edition of 1,000 copies in the summer of 2006. The text was set by hand in Bembo Monotype and printed from the original metal type. The images were printed from the original hand-engraved end grain maple blocks.
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$195.00
Tying Classic Freshwater Streamers
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Tying Classic Freshwater Streamers: An illustrated Step-by-Step Guide

by David Klausmeyer

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  • very good
  • Hardcover
  • first
Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780881505962
ISBN 10
088150596X
Seller
Wytheville, Virginia
Item Price
$150.00

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Detailed step-by-step photos and compete instructions how to tie timeless patterns as Gray Ghost, Lady Doctor, Chief Needahbah, and more.Small 1/2 inch tear to the upper left dust jacket corner
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$150.00