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Walt Disney's Dumbo (Walt Disney's Little Library D3)

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Simon and Schuster: 1947

Seller ID: 2015979

Condition: Very Good


Rebacked with new cloth, pencil name & address inside front board. 1947 Hard Cover. Unpaginated. A publication based on one of Walt Disney's earliest films, featuring color and black & white illustrations from the motion picture. View more info

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Mother Goose's Melodies for Her Little Goslings: Linen Edition

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: McLoughlin Bros., New York:

Seller ID: 2132184

Condition: Fair


Spine cloth mostly gone, boards rubbed, a few pages with minor pencil scribbles, light stain on one page. Color pictorial boards, printed on linen. A collection of Mother Goose nursery rhymes. View more info

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Beauties and Achievements of the Blind.

By: Artman, Wm. [William]; Hall, L.V.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Published for the Authors: 1854

Seller ID: 2174961

Condition: Good


1863 printing. Page edges stained, board edges faded, top corner of front endpaper clipped. 1854 Hard Cover. 387 pp. 8vo. An account of the achievements of various blind individuals, including Homer and John Milton. View more info

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The Willy-Nicky Correspondence: Being the Secret and Intimate Telegrams Exchanged Between the Kaiser and the Tsar

By: Bernstein, Herman; Roosevelt, Theodore

Price: $15.00

Publisher: University Press of the Pacific: 2004

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2283850

ISBN: 1410210014

Condition: Near Fine


2004 Trade Paperback. 158 pp. Foreword transcribed from a letter to the author by Theodore Roosevelt, with a facsimile of the original preceding text. A reissue of the work first released in 1914, which includes 65 telegrams between Wilhelm Hohenzollern and Nicholas Romanov. These provide a clear insight into the system responsible for the sinking of the Lusitania, the use of poisonous gases, the violation of Belgium, the enslavement of Jews in German Poland and Lithuania, the spurious promises to Poland, the sending of explosives in German diplomatic pouches to neutral countries to blow up ne... View more info

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The American Preceptor; Being a New Selection of Lessons for Reading and Speaking.

By: Bingham, Caleb

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Manning and Loring: 1807

Seller ID: 2197180

Condition: Good


Thirty-second edition. Binding shaken with a couple gatherings sprung, pages toned, boards rubbed, ink name & date inside with watercolor doodle. 1807 Full-Leather. iv, 228 pp. By the author of The Columbian Orator (the primer Frederick Douglass used to teach himself to read and speak eloquently). View more info

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Ground Water Resources of Monroe County, New York

By: Bonner, J. Franklin; Leggette, R.M.; Gould, L.O.; Dollen, B.H.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Monroe County Regional Planning Board: 1935

Seller ID: 2203478

Condition: Good


Former institutional library copy (Haloid Research Laboratories), usual marks. 1935 Large Hardcover. 141 ff., with numerous tables and figures, including several fold-outs, preceding and following text. A municipal report on the local geology of Monroe County, New York, focusing on the ground water resources. View more info

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The Hills Around Havana

By: Bottom, Carl

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Appleton-Century-Crofts, Inc., New York: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2192662

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Business card of a Havana agent for United Fruit Company with a handwritten note ('With best wishes 4/30/48') laid in, jacket edges rubbed with some loss and a few tears.Good. 1948 Hard Cover. 297 pp. 8vo. A novel of the expatriate experience in Cuba, published shortly after Ernest Hemingway took up residence at Finca Vigia, which likely glamorized the idea of expat living to some degree, despite the political tensions associated with the nation. View more info

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Founding Father: Rediscovering George Washington

By: Brookhiser, Richard

Price: $5.00

Publisher: The Free Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2202472

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Rear jacket panel lightly rubbed. 1996 Hard Cover. 230 pp. A revisionist biography of George Washington chronicles his remarkable quarter-century career in public life, from his heroic deeds as a leader through the legacy that has been passed down to his political descendants. View more info

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The Return of Don Quixote

By: Chesterton, G.K.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Company, New York: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2119246

Condition: Very Good


First American edition. Boards lightly soiled, owner bookplate with ink name & date on front endpapers, top edge of front endpaper lightly stained. 1927 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. v, 302 pp. 8vo. Chesterton utilizes the same farsical chivalry used by Cervantes to satirize the modern world. View more info

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Captains Outrageous: The Amazing Voyage of the Glory Be

By: Clark, Morton Gill

Price: $25.00

Publisher: William Morrow & Company: 1938

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2008315

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing. Very good in good jacket. Jacket heavily rubbed, reverse of jacket spine lightly stained, jacket flap corners trimmed (list price still present). 1938 Hard Cover. viii, 295 pp. 8vo. A nautical adventure in the South Pacific aboard the schooner Glory Be. From the jacket: The hilarious (and incredible) story of four young men in a boat - their voyage from Tahiti to Cannes with a madcap company and crew. View more info

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Uncle Sam's Navy: The Ships and Men of the American Fleet

By: Daniel, Hawthorne

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1940

Seller ID: 2291338

Condition: Good


No jacket. Board edges rubbed. 1940 Hard Cover. Unpaginated. Illustrated in black-and-white with official U.S. Navy photographs. Describes and depicts U.S. Naval ships including battleships, aircraft carriers, cruisers, destroyers, submarines, and other ships and shore establishments. View more info

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A Frenchman in Lincoln's America: Huit Mois en Amerique: Lettres et Notes de Voyage, 1864-1865, in Two Volumes (The Lakeside Classics Volumes 72 & 73)

By: de Hauranne, Ernest Duvergier; Bowen, Ralph H.; Krebs, Albert

Price: $12.00

Publisher: The Lakeside Press / R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company: 1975

Seller ID: 2201280

Condition: Near Fine


1975 Hard Cover. liv, [4], 532; xlii, [4], 634 pp. French title: Huit Mois en Amerique: Lettres et Notes de Voyage, 1864-1865. This book is comprised of the notes & journals of a young Frenchman traveling in the Northern States and Eastern Canada during the latter part of the Civil War. This unconstrained narrative presents a candid view of the lands, its people, and its political thought. View more info

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The Sound and the Fury (The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written Series)

By: Faulkner, William; Polk, Noel

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 2004

Seller ID: 2285604

Condition: Near Fine


2004 Full-Leather. 326 pp. 8vo. Blue full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Introduction by Noel Polk, illustrations by Alan Phillips. The Sound and the Fury is a novel written by the American author William Faulkner. It employs a number of narrative styles, including the technique known as stream of consciousness, pioneered by 20th century European novelists such as James Joyce and Virginia Woolf. Published in 1929, The Sound and the Fury was Faulkner's fourth novel, and was not immediately successful. In 1931, however, when Fa... View more info

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Winter of the World (The Century Trilogy Book Two [2])

By: Follett, Ken

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Dutton: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2043259

ISBN: 0525952926

Condition: Fine


First edition. An exceptional copy.Fine. 2012 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xiii, 940 pp. 8vo. Ken Follett follows up his #1 New York Times bestseller Fall of Giants with a brilliant, page-turning epic about the heroism and honor of World War II, and the dawn of the atomic age. Ken Follett’s Fall of Giants, the first novel in his extraordinary new historical epic, The Century Trilogy, was an international sensation, acclaimed as 'sweeping and fascinating, a book that will consume you for days or weeks' (USA Today) and 'grippingly told and readable to the end' (The... View more info

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Old New York; or, Reminiscences of the Past Sixty Years. Being an Enlarged and Revised Edition of the Anniversary Discourse Delivered before the New York Historical Society, (November 17, 1857,)

By: Francis, John W.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Charles Roe: 1858

Seller ID: 2275139

Condition: Good


Former library copy, only a few marks. Moderately foxed throughout, corners a bit rubbed. 1858 Hard Cover. 384 pp. 8vo. View more info

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The Ego and the Mechanisms of Defense (The Writings of Anna Freud Volume II [2], 1936]

By: Freud, Anna; [Baines, Cecil]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: International Universities Press, Inc.: 1966

Edition: Revised Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2294441

Condition: Good


1973 4th printing of revised edition. Pencil underlining on a few pages, jacket rubbed with two closed tears on rear corners. 1966 Hard Cover. ix, [1], 191, [5] pp. 8vo. Translated from the German by Cecil Baines. When The Ego and the Mechanisms of Defense was first published in German in 1936 it was at once recognized as a major contribution to psychoanalytic psychology, and its translation into English quickly followed. More than half a century later it enjoys the status of a classic. Written by a pioneer of child analysis, and illustrated by fascinating clinical pictures drawn from childhoo... View more info

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Bering: The Russian Discovery of America

By: Frost, Orcutt

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Yale University Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2289588

ISBN: 0300100590

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Ink gift note on front endpaper. 2003 Hard Cover. xxii, 330 pp. 8vo. Vitus Jonassen Bering (1681-1741) is a towering figure in the history of exploration. In the course of two expeditions that consumed most of his adult life-and eventually led to his death-he journeyed from St. Petersburg to Siberia and ultimately to the northwest coast of America. Along with the members of his expedition (thousands participated in the second expedition), Bering greatly expanded the Russian empire, pioneered the geography of the North Pacific Ocean, and laid the groundwork for Russian trade and ... View more info

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Cleo's Misty Rainbow

By: Garis, Lilian

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1927

Seller ID: 2275773

Condition: Very Good


Multiple chips along top edge of jacket partially obscuring some text, a few smaller chips along bottom edge of jacket, one-and-a-half inch tear along bottom edge of front jacket panel. Ink name on front endpaper. 1927 Hard Cover. 270 pp. Illustrated by Thelma Gooch. The mist that obscured Cleo's rainbow merely made the glow more brilliant as it was cleared away, for the complications added zest to the mystery story wherein Cleo determined to unravel the interesting tangle in her peculiar position--that of a girl being spoiled, against her will, by luxury.She succeeded in a most startling way.... View more info

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Down in the Garden Journal

By: Geddes, Anne

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Cedco Publishing Company: 1996

Seller ID: 2290760

ISBN: 1559123435

Condition: Very Good


Pages unmarked, boards faintly rubbed. 1996 Hard Cover. A blank journal accompanied by the whimsical baby photography of Anne Geddes. View more info

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The Condor Passes

By: Grau, Shirley Ann

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2266781

ISBN: 0394472497

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Faint crease to jacket front and front jacket flap. Ink name on front endpaper. 1971 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 421 pp. The ruthless accumulation, the spending, and the ultimate disposition of a great New Orleans fortune furnish the motive force in Shirley Ann Grau's brilliant novel of three American generations whose lives are caught up in and shaped by the currents of southern power. As his family hovers around him, heirs apparent, the ninety-five-year-old multimillionaire, Thomas Henry Oliver holds court. While leashing his torrential energies, ... View more info

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Trudi & Pia

By: Hegi, Ursula

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197077

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 2003 Hard Cover View more info

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Russia in the Age of Peter the Great

By: Hughes, Lindsey

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Yale University Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2283754

ISBN: 0300075391

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Fore edge faintly foxed. 1998 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xix, [1], 602 pp. 8vo. Relying on newly available sources, a professor of Russian history at the University of London recounts the history of the Russia of Peter the Great and reconsiders the tsar's legacy as a modernizer and reformer in an illustrated, thematic account. View more info

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Thomas Alva Edison: Sixty Years of an Inventor's Life

By: Jones, Francis Arthur

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell Company: 1908

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 2056905

Condition: Near Fine


Fourth edition. Former Buffalo Public School Library copy, only marks are two bookplates on front endpapers. 1908 Hard Cover. xii, 362 pp. 8vo. Green cloth, gilt titles, top edge gilt. Illustrated with photographic plates. A fairly early biography of the famous inventor, printed during his lifetime, and about thirty years after his first successful test of the light bulb. View more info

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Ships Aloft: A Construction Book for Future Flyers

By: Knight, Clayton; Platt, Harold

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers / Providence Lithograph Company: 1936

Seller ID: 2174216

Condition: Good


One model cut out - pieces included in laid in plastic bag. Other models intact and included. A few razor cuts to front board, front & end matter lightly foxed, edges rubbed. 1936 Spiral-Bound Hardcover. [28 pp.] A collection of cardboard airplane models, designed to be cut out and affixed to color illustrations mounted on stiff cardboard sheets. Scarce - 6 copies in OCLC, none in trade, View more info

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Eagle Police Manual: A Handbook for Peace Officers National in Scope (Vol. XLVIII, No. 316 of the Eagle Library)

By: Lee, Henry J.; et al

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Eagle Library Publications / Brooklyn Eagle Press: 1933

Seller ID: 2272945

Condition: Near Fine


Boards faintly soiled, ink owner stamp on endpapers and first page of introduction (E.G. Schafer, Rochester, N.Y.). 1933 Hard Cover. 159, [1] pp. A manual containing contributions from various law enforcement professionals, intended for training purposes. View more info

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King Edward VII: A Biography, in Two Volumes -- From Birth to Accession, 9th November 1841 to 22nd January 1901; The Reign, 22nd January 1901 to 6th May 1910

By: Lee, Sir Sidney

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Macmillan Company: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2287262

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. No jacket. Board corners lightly bumped. 1927 Hard Cover. xii, 830; x, 768 pp. Two volume set. Deckled edge. Edward VII (Albert Edward; 9 November 1841 – 6 May 1910) was King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and Emperor of India from 22 January 1901 until his death in 1910. The eldest son of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Edward was related to royalty throughout Europe. He was heir apparent to the British throne and held the title of Prince of Wales for longer than any of his predecessors. He was heir presumptive to the Duchy of Sa... View more info

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The Love Letters

By: Lewis, Beverly

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Bethany House: 2015

Edition: 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2296455

ISBN: 076421246X

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Signed by author without inscription. Autographed Copy sticker on front wrapper, a few minor spots, last few pages and rear wrapper slightly crinkled. 2015 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 345 pp. Marlena needed time to let things sink in. It was beyond her how all this could possibly work out--adding the care of an infant to her daily routine. Fortunately, it would just be until Luella returned home from the hospital and was stronger. No more than a couple weeks, surely. Marlena Wenger's life takes an unexpected turn on the day she learns she must... View more info

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The Matarese Countdown: A Novel

By: Ludlum, Robert

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Bantam Books: 2015

Seller ID: 2202045

ISBN: 0345538250

Condition: Very Good


Spine creased. 2015 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 535 pp. Twenty years ago, top agents from the CIA and KGB banded together to bring down the Matarese Circle, an international cabal of power brokers and assassins whose sole objective was to achieve worldwide economic domination. Now the bloody Matarese dynasty is back—and the only man with the power to stop it may have already run out of time. CIA case officer Cameron Pryce is hot on the trail of the new Matarese alliance. His only chance to terminate its ruthless activities is to follow the trail of b... View more info

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Sketches of Western Adventure: Containing an Account of the Most Interesting Incidents Connected with the Settlement of the West from 1755 to 1794: with an Appendix.

By: M'Clung, John A. [McClung]

Price: $250.00

Publisher: U.P. James: 1838

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2289777

Condition: Good


Revised edition, corrected, with engravings added. Free endpapers affixed to paste-downs, last text page loose but included, front hinge reinforced with cloth, old repair to closed tear on p. 147-154. 1838 Full-Leather. vii, 9-315, [3] pp. 12mo. Full tree calf, gilt rules. Howes M-46. Sabin 43053. An early work on settlements in Kentucky, pioneer life, Native Americans, etc. Includes chapters on: Colonel James Smith; Daniel Boone; General Simon Kenton; General Benjamin Logan; Colonel William Crawford; John Slover; Captain Robert Benham; Alexander McConnel; Robert and Samuel McAfee; Bryant and ... View more info

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City Money: Poems

By: MacAdams, Lewis; Berrigan, Ted

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Burning Water: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2262852

Condition: Very Good


First edition - a paperback original. Wrappers lightly rubbed. 1966 Stapled Binding. 33 pp. A collection of poems by the edited of Wet magazine and director of the Poetry Center at San Francisco State University, with an introduction by fellow poet Ted Berrigan. His published collections include Water Charms (1968), The Poetry Room (1971), News from Niman Farm (1976), Blind Date (1981), Africa and the Marriage of Walt Whitman and Marilyn Monroe (1982), and Dear Oxygen (2011). In 2001 he published Birth of The Cool, a cultural history of the idea of cool. Examples of his other work include indi... View more info