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William Patterson Alexander

By: Alexander, Mary C.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Honolulu, Privately Printed: 1934

Seller ID: 2155


First Edition. No dustjacket. Signed by the author. Slightly soiled. Contains maps and illustrations with map endpapers. View more info

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That Was a Time

By: Castlen, Harriet Gift

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton & Co. Inc.: 1937

Seller ID: 2626


First Edition, with original price on dust jacket. Foxing to spine and brown discoloration to edges of pages 9-12. Rubbing to boards. Dust jacket has a few minor chips and tears. "An old Southern mammy, very much like the one in 'Gone With The Wind' tells her story. ...We see her captured, shipped to America, and sold. ...Close to earth and realities of life she lived, for ninety years." View more info

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Madrid Codices (6 volumes), The

By: Da Vinci, Leonardo and Reti, Ladislao

Price: $1,000.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill Book Company: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004544

Condition: Fine


Deluxe Limited Edition # 310 of a 1000 (985 numbered) edition. With certification volume by Don Guillermo Guastavino, Director of the Natonal Library of Madrid and custom clear case. The two notebooks entitled "Tratado de Estarica Y Mechanica" and Tratados Varios de Fortificacion, Estatica Y Geometria" were discovered in the mid 1960's in the National Library of Madrid. The two volumes are reproduced here for the first time in two facsimile volumes, together with two add... View more info

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Bush Speaks, The

By: Dicke, B. H

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Pietermaritzburg, Shuter and Shooter: 1936

Seller ID: 4446


First Edition, in dustjacket. First printing of 1,000 copies. Border life in Old Transvaal. Dedicated to those who fought and - LOST! Book has a few stains and wear to the spine ends. Dustjacket is chipped and taped, with water stains to spine. View more info

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Voice of the Coyote, The

By: Dobie, J. Frank

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1949

Seller ID: 4448


First Edition, in $4.95 priced dustjacket. Signed by the Author. Thirty years in the making, J. Frank Dobie "has written of the coyote both as he is biologically and as he exists in human imagination." Dustjacket has chips and wear to the spine ends and corner folds. View more info

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Rocky Mountain Revolution, The

By: Holbrook, Stewart H.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Co.: 1956

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 2156


First Edition, $3.95 priced dustjacket. One of the ten author's copies. Inscribed to author Kathryn Winslow. "For Kathryn and Bill, Ever, Stewart, Portland, Oregon Aug. 19, 1959." With a pencilled annotation above the title, "This book was originally titled - by me - The Man with the Black Valise The publisher changed it to: " Story of Harry Orchard's life as the hired assassin of the Western Federation of Miners and William "Big Bill" Haywoo... View more info

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Shortline Railroads of Arkansas

By: Hull, Clifton E.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Norman, University of Oklahoma Press: 1969

Seller ID: 1175


First Edition. Spine bottom worn. Dustjacket has chips and wear with fading to folds and front cover. View more info

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Trending Into Maine

By: Roberts, Kenneth

Price: $1,000.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1938

Seller ID: 2752


First Edition. Illustrated by N. C. Wyeth. Arundel Edition, # 227 of 1075 signed and numbered copies. Signed by both the author and the illustrator. With slipcase and original plain parchment dust jacket. Included are the additional suite of 14 plates. Slipcase is browned with a few small chips and tears. Parchment dust jacket has some age darkening with one small chip and one 1/2" tear. View more info

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Heroes of Ancient Israel

By: Szyk, Thomas and Chang, Allison Clair

Price: $1,250.00

Publisher: Burlingame, Historicana: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004539

Condition: Fine


Deluxe Limited-Edition (#41 of 1000) Box Set. Handcrafted box of Japanese blue silk rayon and leather with a suite of 12 limited-edition fine art prints originally created by Szyk in watercolor and gouache in the 1930's depicting four Kings, four Queens, and four Jacks, portraying 12 great leaders in Jewish history. Also included is an unopened collector's deck, an unopened player's deck and the limited edition companion volume "Heroes of Ancient Israel: The Playing Card... View more info