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Aaron Sopher

By: Watson, Forbes

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Theodore Ember: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2276404

Condition: Good


First edition. Inscribed, signed, and dated by author on front endpaper ('To Pete Street Jr., A noble cooperator, From Forbes Watson, Washington, D.C. July 8, 1943'). Also signed and dated by Aaron Sopher on front flyleaf ('Aaron Sopher, Washington D.C., 1942'). This volume was acquired from the personal collection of Julian Street, Jr., who went by 'Pete' to differentiate himself from his father, a prominent author. Jacket included but with significant repairs (Japanese... View more info

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Civilization and the Cripple

By: Watson, Frederick

Price: $95.00

Publisher: John Bale, Sons & Danielsson Ltd.: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2034903

Condition: Very Good


First edition. This copy signed by Edgar Allen, founder of the International Society for Crippled Children, and inscribed to Henry Edward Abt., author of The Care and Education of the Crippled Child. Corners a bit rubbed, ink '#61' on front endpaper. 1930 Hard Cover. xi, 120 pp. 8vo. Black & white photographs throughout, including an image of Red Cross nurses at an orthopaedic clinic. Includes a chapter on 'The Influence of the War on the Cripple'. Brief bibliography of ... View more info

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All In a Day's Work: Scenes and Stories from an Adirondack Medical Practice

By: Way, Daniel; Rugge, John

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Syracuse University Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2206743

ISBN: 0815608012

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. Fine. 2004 Hard Cover. xii, 132 pp. Over 100 color photographs vividly portray the people and places of the southeastern Adirondacks as seen by a Glens Falls family physician who has spent over twenty years practicing rural medicine in such places as Bolton Landing, Warrensburg, North Creek, Indian Lake, Long Lake, Wells, and Speculator. The book is a breathtaking collection of Adirondack landscapes t... View more info

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The Tower and Other Verse

By: Wearing, Thomas

Price: $15.00

Publisher: .: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2274590

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed and inscribed by author: To Theodore L. Frost, Bibliophiladelphia, from another, Thomas Wearing. No jacket, light smudge on rear board. 1934 Hard Cover. 67 pp. Gilt title and decorations on front board. Poetry by the Dean of the Colgate-Rochester Divinity School in Rochester, New York. View more info

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Greenbough: A Complicity

By: Webster, Richard A.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Lulu: 2005

Edition: Review Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2267147

ISBN: 1411657985

Condition: Near Fine


TLS laid in, in which the author mentions Eastman Theater and the iconic Powers Building, signed in black ink. Ink mayor's office stamp on corner of letter. 2005 Trade Paperback. 239, [1] pp. A self-published detective novel set in Rochester, New York, written by a man born and raised in the city. Rochester's last detective doubts that a city can commit homicide. That is until an investigative coordinator set to replace him bungles a case involving the death of a local a... View more info

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A Stillness Heard Round the World: The End of the Great War: November 1918

By: Weintraub, Stanley

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Truman Talley Books / E.P. Dutton: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2201726

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Laid in are two letters from the author, both signed, responding to the previous owner's assistance in providing research material for the book. Also laid in is a copy of a letter to the author describing materials being sent, stapled to a related magazine page. 1985 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xi, 467 pp. 8vo. Black & white photographs. Stanley Weintraub recreates the days leading up to the armistice and documents the reactio... View more info

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Only When the Loon Sings

By: Wells, Beverly

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Wild Rose Press/Cactus Rose: 2012

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2201225

ISBN: 1601549865

Condition: Very Good


Signed by author with inscription: Pat, So great to meet you and thanks for such a warm welcome. Glad you enjoyed your journey with Morgan. Bev Faint crease to front wrapper corner and rear wrapper corner. 2012 Trade Paperback. 332 pp. Searching for true happiness, as well as escape from a controlling family, Morgan Prescott answers a Brides Wanted ad and leaves New York City's high society life for the wilds of Washington Territory. Her spirit and intelligence carry her... View more info

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No One Noticed When God Died

By: West, Robert D.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Estuary: 1973

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 1539540

Condition: Very Good


Limited edition, 413 of 500. Signed by author. Includes original jacket.Very Good. 1973 Hard Cover. 54 pp. Collection from American poet Robert D. West. Robert D. West was born in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1926 and has primarily been in the field of radio broadcasting, first as a news reporter, later as a program director and station manager. His first poem was written at the age of 11 and he has been writing poetry ever since, although he is not prolific. In fact, most of his... View more info

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Rosemary for Remembrance

By: West, Yvonne

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Fithian Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 1514665

ISBN: 1564742024

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Inscribed and signed by author on title page ('For my dear friend, Elizabeth Pettet, warmest wishes, Yvonne West'). 1997 Hard Cover. 190 pp. Yvonne West is a lifelong lover of the arts. Her father was an American artist, and did much painting in Corsica; her mother was a French concert pianist. Yvonne was educated in France, England, and the United States. She is a graduate of Vassar College, and has worked as a translator, interpreter, and language tutor.... View more info

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The Biology of Pneumococcus: The Bacteriological, Biochemical, and Immunological Characters and Activities of Diplococcus Pneumoniae [with] Four Signed Letters from the Author

By: White, Benjamin; Robinson, Elliott Stirling; Barnes, Laverne Almon

Price: $125.00

Publisher: The Commonwealth Fund: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2272715

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Affixed to the endpapers are four envelopes containing correspondence (two ALSs and two TLSs) from the author to a Mrs. Helen H. Boynton of Rochester, New York, three written before the book's publication, and the final letter presenting this copy of the book to her for the admirable way in which you carried out your task of abstracting the literature, without which the book could not have been written. Mrs. Boynton appears to have provided the author with... View more info

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Murder on the Run

By: White, Gloria

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Dell: 1991

Edition: 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2142326

Condition: Very Good


Signed by author. 1st printing. 1991 Mass Market Paperback. Meet Veronica Ronnie Ventana, daughter of the infamous Ventana's, the couple who made cat burglary classy. But Ronnie, with her special expertise in burglar alarm systems -- getting past them, that is -- and her best friend, Blackie Coogan, shamus emeritus of San Francisico, operate on the legit side of the law. View more info

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Report on the Russians

By: White, W.L.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Harcourt, Brace and Company: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2276361

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Inscribed and signed by author on front endpaper ('For Margot and Julian Street - the master at whose feet I have sat for these many years, with best wishes, W.L. White'), with two TLSs (one from the author to Street, the other from Street to the author) tipped in on front blanks. This volume was acquired as part of the personal collection of Julian Street, Jr. Jacket edges rubbed, jacket reverse foxed, minor pencil marginalia, pencil notes and related art... View more info

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The Light appearing more and more towards the perfect Day. or, A farther Discovery of the present state of the Indians in New-England, Concerning the Progresse of the Gospel amongst them. Manifested by Letters from such as preacht to them there. (Sabin's Reprints, Quarto Series. No. III.)

By: Whitfield, Henry; Caryl, Joseph; Mayhow [Mayhew], Thomas; Eliot, John

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York: Reprinted for Joseph Sabin / [Joel] Munsell: 1865

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2129775

Condition: Good


Limited edition, hand numbered 44 and initialed by Joseph Sabin. One of 50 copies. Binding weakening, several gatherings loose. 1865 Large Hardcover. [viii], 46 pp. 4to. 1865 reissue of 1651 original. Sabin 103688: 'Contains a letter from Thomas Mayhew, dated 'From Great Harbor in Martins [sic] Vineyard Sept. 7. 1650'; also five letters from John Eliot written from Roxbury in 1649 and 1650.' View more info

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Christmas Memories

By: Whittemore, Harold E.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Steffen Publishing Company: 1970

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2263105

Condition: Very Good


Signed by author with inscription, Pleasant Memories. Harold E. Whittemore, '84. Wrappers very faintly toned, no publisher date (circa 1970's). We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. CONTENTS: Twenty selected observer-dispatch Christmas columns; Christmas is a Wonderful Season (an Introduction); A time for laughter with area clergymen at Christmas; A few minutes with Ilion's Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus; A painting, a picture, sketches by area artists. View more info

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'It's the Little Things': The Best of Harold E. Whittemore

By: Whittemore, Harold E.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Sunday Observer-Dispatch: 1981

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2263106

Condition: Very Good


Signed by author with date (1981). Wrappers lightly soiled, no publisher date (circa 1970's-1980's). We have more books available by this author!. 144 pp. Fifty selected columns from the Sunday Observer-Dispatch. CONTENTS: Life in the Adirondacks; Long Live the Family; Seasons and Holidays; A Trace of Nostalgia; The Wonderful World of People; Mothers and Other Elderly; Backyards and Gardening; Memoirs of Commencement; A Bit of Potpourri; For the First Time. View more info

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Paper Toys of the World

By: Whitton, Blair

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hobby House Press, Inc.: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2194884

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Inscribed to a toy collector and signed by author on front endpaper ('Dear Cy: Your contribution of the illustration of the construction plane is a fine example of that type of paper toy + I thank you of the use of it. Blair Whitton').Light crease down front jacket flap. 1986 Large Hardcover. 236, [4] pp. Oblong. A collector's reference to paper toys, which also includes a history of paper making and printing, and background information introducing chapter... View more info

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Sent for You Yesterday

By: Wideman, John Edgar

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Bard / Avon Books: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2269285

ISBN: 0380826445

Condition: Very Good


First edition - a paperback original. Signed by author without inscription on first page. A bit smoky, lightly toned. 1983 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 208 pp. A novel by the first author to win the International PEN / Faulkner Award twice. Tells the story of Brother Tate, a Black albino who, after the death of his son, refuses to speak for twenty years. View more info

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The Truth About Windmills: Signed Association Copy of Original Score

By: Wilder, Alec

Price: $400.00

Publisher: S.N.: 1973

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 1924521

Condition: Very Good


Signed 'To Ginny McConnell, the best Mrs Fitzgerald there ever was or ever shall be. Alec Wilder' on inner margin of first page. McConnell's Pittsford NY address in blue ink on card taped to inside of front board. Boards a bit rubbed, minor notes on a few pages, ostensibly stage notes by McConnell herself. 1973 Spiral-Bound Softcover. 98 pp. Plastic comb binding, plain black cardstock boards. The Truth About Windmills was an opera Alec Wilder arranged in 1973, based on a... View more info

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Soldiers in Hiding: A Novel

By: Wiley, Richard

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Atlantic Monthly Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2274251

ISBN: 0871130467

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author on half-title page without inscription. Jacket very faintly toned. Light smudge on top page ridge, very faint odor of smoke. 1986 Hard Cover. 199 pp. Author's first novel. Thirty years after World War II, Japanese-American jazz musician Teddy Maki is still haunted by his friend Jimmy Yamamoto's wartime death and his own failure to disobey a commanding officer's order to shoot an American prisoner. View more info

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Ellis Island: Ghosts of Freedom

By: Wilkes, Stephen; Bradley, Senator Bill

Price: $75.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton and Company: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2201508

ISBN: 0393061450

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author with inscription: 3-05-09 To Robert, Life is a journey... All my best, Stephen Wilkes. Fine.Jacket price-clipped, sticker to jacket rear. 2006 Large Hardcover. 141 pp. With an Introduction by Senator Bill Bradley. For five years (1998-2003) New York photographer Stephen Wilkes explored the hospital complex that comprised the south side of Ellis Island. Neglected for almost fifty years, the buildings were in a state of extreme disrepair: le... View more info

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Cracked Corn and Snow Ice Cream: A Family Almanac

By: Willard, Nancy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harcourt Brace & Co.: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2198702

ISBN: 015227250X

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by Nancy Willard (Author). Very good, general light wear to cover. 1997 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. Illustrations by Jane Dyer. This almanac for children has everything they need to know about all twelve months of the year-when to plant, what to celebrate, who to remember. It contains fascinating information about the kitchen and the garden, the weather and the world, and, from the past, the true voices of ... View more info

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The Mountains of Quilt

By: Willard, Nancy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2198703

ISBN: 0152560106

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by Nancy Willard (Author). Near Fine.Jacket very lightly toned. 1987 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. Pictures by Tomie dePaola. While a grandmother is busy making quilts, four bungling magicians are busy making spells. Along comes a runaway magic carpet and a playful magpie, and everything is turned topsy-turvy!Keywords: NANCY WILLARD TOMIE DEPAOLA MOUNTAINS OF QUILT CHILDREN FICTION PICTURE BOOKS FIRST EDITION... View more info

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The Moon & Riddles Diner and the Sunnyside Cafe

By: Willard, Nancy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harcourt: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2198704

ISBN: 0152019413

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by Nancy Willard (Author). Pages very lightly toned.Fine. 2001 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. Illustrated by Chris Butler. Strange and wonderful things happen at the Moon & Riddles Diner and the Sunnyside Café. That's why Shoofly Sally and her Everything Dog set out for the diner's silver door. It's a place where a spoon and a teapot read menus at the counter. A place where a frog and a bear and a buffalo coo... View more info

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An Alphabet of Angels

By: Willard, Nancy

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Blue Sky Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2198705

ISBN: 059048480X

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by Nancy Willard (Author). Pages lightly toned.Jacket lightly toned. 1994 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. An A-to-Z gift collection of angels presents a celestial character for every occasion, such as a wish-delivering angel of Knapsacks and a dew-faced angel of MorningKeywords: NANCY WILLARD ALPHABET ANGELS CHILDREN FIRST EDITION SIGNED View more info

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The Ballad of Biddy Early

By: Willard, Nancy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2198706

ISBN: 0394884140

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by Nancy Willard (Author). Near Fine.Fine. 1989 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. Illustrated by Barry Moser. A collection of poems about Biddy Early, the Wise Woman of Clare, and her animal, human, and supernatural associates. View more info

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Night Story

By: Willard, Nancy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2198709

ISBN: 0152573488

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by Nancy Willard (Author). Fine.Fine. 1986 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. Illustrated by Ilse Plume. In this bedtime fantasy for young children, a young boy takes a dreamy trip on a night train in which he encounters all sorts of magical animals.Keywords: NANCY WILLARD ILSE PLUME NIGHT STORY CHILDREN PICTURE BOOKS FICTION SIGNED FIRST EDITION View more info

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The Tortilla Cat

By: Willard, Nancy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harcourt Brace: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2198711

ISBN: 0152895876

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by Nancy Willard (Author). Near Fine.Fine. 1998 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 48 pp. Illustrated by Jeanette Winter. When each of Doctor Romero’s five children becomes ill, one after the other, with the same fever that took his dear wife, the doctor is not able to help them. Yet each child is quickly cured when a little cat comes in the night, offering a tortilla on a tray and singing. Is the cat a feverish dream-or is ... View more info

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Weybosset Bridge in Providence Plantations, 1700-1790: Being an Account of a Quest for Liberty, with Portraits of Many Saints and Sinners, and a Special Study of the Rev'd Joseph Snow, jun'r

By: Wilson, Arthur

Price: $7.00

Publisher: The Pilgrim Press: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 1981917

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Lacks jacket. 1947 Hard Cover. xi, 275 pp. 8vo. A history of Protestantism in colonial America, particularly within Providence Plantations, a religious refuge founded by Roger Williams to protect religious minorities. View more info

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Amelia Earhart: Lost Legend

By: Wilson, Donald Moyer

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Enigma Press: 1994

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2201153

Condition: Near Fine


Inscribed and signed by author on title page ('To Doris + Bob - Best wishes, Donald Moyer Wilson'). 1994 Trade Paperback. 223 pp. Map illustrated endpapers, photographs & illustrations throughout. Accounts by Pacific Island witnesses of the Crash, Rescue and Imprisonment of America's Most Famous Female Aviator and Her Navigator. View more info

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Gatherings & Celebrations: History, Folklore, Rituals and Recipes for the Occasions that Bring People Together

By: Wolf, Burt

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2193524

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author with inscription and ink drawing. Spine cocked. 1996 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. x, 353 pp. TV tie-in to Burt Wolf's Public Television Series Burt Wolf's Table. One of America's most respected food journalists, travels the world to seek out the history and traditions surrounding those occasions that bring people together to eat and drink. This companion volume brings all the festivities to life in more th... View more info