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Abe Martin's Barbed Wire by Hubbard, Kin - 1928

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Abe Martin's Barbed Wire by Hubbard, Kin - 1928

Abe Martin's Barbed Wire

by Hubbard, Kin

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Indianapolis, IN: Bobbs-Merrill, 1928. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR on front end page - "To Hilton U. Brown from his old friend Kin, 1928- twenty-third annual book". Hilton U. Brown was a longtime newspaperman at the Indianapolis News, rising through the ranks from city editor to become general manager and vice-president. He was President Emeritus of the Board of Directors of Butler University, whose Hilton U. Brown Theatre bears his name. Book is Near Fine, top corners small bumps, in a Very Good dust jacket, spine darkened, small chips and tears at folds. SIGNED copies of Hubbard's books are uncommon, RARE with such a great Hoosier Association. . SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR. First Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Association Copy.
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  • Publisher Bobbs-Merrill
  • Place of Publication Indianapolis, IN
  • Date Published 1928
  • Size 12mo - over 6¾" - 7&
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Back to the Republic; The Golden Mean: The Standard Form of Government
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Back to the Republic; The Golden Mean: The Standard Form of Government

by Atwood, Harry F.

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Chicago: Laird & Lee Inc., 1918. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR, Chicago lawyer, and educator Harry F. Atwood on the half-title page- "To Hon. Wm. H. Hays with the compliments of the author Harry F. Atwood". Will Hays managed Warren G. Hardings successful campaign for the Presidency of the U.S. and was subsequently appointed Postmaster General. After a year in that position, he resigned to become most famously known as the first President of Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America (MPPDA), which under his guidance published a blacklist of actors and workers studios should not hire, inserted moral clauses into actors' contracts, and published an informal list of suggested guidelines for film producers. When the Catholic Church formed its Legion of Decency and threatened nationwide boycotts of movies, Hays installed a more formal production code, called the Hays Code( later simply "The Code"), which became the virtual law of Hollywood until the 1960s. Atwood in… Read More
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A Century of Progress ( Presentation Copy to Will H. Hays )
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A Century of Progress ( Presentation Copy to Will H. Hays )

by Wile, Frederic William

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New York: American Inst. Of the City of New York / Doubleday, Doran & Co., 1928. Presentation Copy- tipped in page at front states -"Presented with the Compliments of The American Institute to Will H. Hays on the Occasion of Its Centenary Dinner Grand Ball Room Waldorf Astoria March 21, 1928". Will H. Hays, in addition to authoring the chapter in this book on "Motion Pictures" , also managed Warren G. Harding's successful campaign for the Presidency of the U.S. and was subsequently appointed Postmaster General. After a year in that position, he resigned to become most famously known as the first President of Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America (MPPDA), which under his guidance published a blacklist of actors and workers studios should not hire, inserted moral clauses into actors' contracts, and published an informal list of suggested guidelines for film producers. He was head of MPPDA at the time of this publication. Very Good, lacking the dustjacket,… Read More
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Abe Martin the Joker on Facts - ASSOCIATION COPY
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Abe Martin the Joker on Facts - ASSOCIATION COPY

by Hubbard, Kin

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Indianapolis, Indiana: Abe Martin Publishing Co., 1920. Association Copy. Verso front endpage states -" This edition was printed for John R. Johnston Pittsburgh, Pa., for distribution among friends, who enjoy the quaint style of the famous Hoosier, Kin Hubbard, through the medium of his creation, Abe Martin. Presented to Will H. Hays( signed in ink), Holiday Greetings 1920-1921 Number 213. The purpose is to reduce the 'High Cost of Laughing' ." John R. Johnston was a prominent glass manufacturer and also prominent in national Republican politics, which explains the Hays connection. Will H. Hays managed Warren G. Hardings successful campaign for the Presidency of the U.S. and was subsequently appointed Postmaster General. After a year in that position, he resigned to become most famously known as the first President of Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America (MPPDA), which under his guidance published a blacklist of actors and workers studios should not hire, inserted… Read More
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Twelve Portraits by William Rothenstein
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Twelve Portraits by William Rothenstein

by Rothenstein, William

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London: Faber and Faber,, 1929. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED by noted bibliophile Tom Turner to the author L.A.G. Strong at front end page - "To L.A.G. Strong, in token of friendship and with every good wish from Tom Turner 8 Mar 1936". Tom Turner befriended and regularly corresponded with several authors, notably L. A. G. Strong, whose "The Sacred River: An Approach to James Joyce" was dedicated to Turner. Very Good, lacking the dust wrapper, the paper covered boards with rubs and tears along fore edges. The 12 portraits feature Albert Einstein, T. S. Eliot, George Bernard Shaw, Walter De La Mare and John Galsworthy among other contemporary notables. A SCARCE book with a quite nice literary Association inscription. . SIGNED AND INSCRIBED. First Edition. Paper Covered Boards. Very Good/No Jacket. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.
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The Principles of Breeding: or, Glimpses at the Physiological Laws Involved in the Reproduction...
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The Principles of Breeding: or, Glimpses at the Physiological Laws Involved in the Reproduction and Improvement of Domestic Animals

by Goodale, S.L.

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Boston: Crosby, Nichols, Lee and Company, 1861. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR at front end page - "To Hon. Simon Brown with the regards of The Author". Simon Brown was the 21st Lt. Governor of Massachusetts, serving from 1855-56. He was also a printer and publisher, including of the New England Farmer. Simon Brown's signature in pencil at top edge title page. Very Good Plus, title at spine faded and not quite legible. 164 pp. in publisher's pebbled cloth with rules in blind. Quite sturdily bound, in line with its intended audience. SCARCE SIGNED and with a nice Association. . SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good Plus/No Jacket, As Issued. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Association Copy.
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Abe Martin's Barbed Wire

by Hubbard, Kin

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Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1928. Book. Illus. by Kin Hubbard. Very Good. Hardcover. Stated First Edition. 140 pages, b/w illustrations by the author, 12mo, green ribbed cloth, orange titles. Very good+, faint spot cover, pencil name/address label front end paper; no dust jacket. Abe Martin was a rustic from Brown County who appeared daily in the Indianapolis News with pertinent sayings, often political and quintessentiallyl Hoosier..
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Abe Martin's Barbed Wire

by Hubbard, Kin

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Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1928. Book. Illus. by Kin Hubbard. Very Good. Hardcover. Stated First Edition. 140 pages, b/w illustrations by the author, 12mo, green ribbed cloth, orange titles. Very good, faintly toned paper; dust jacket. illustrated with numerous small captioned Abe Martin drawings. edges tattered, fair. Hubbard's cartoon was a rustic from Brown County who appeared daily in the Indianapolis News with pertinent sayings, often political and Hoosierish.
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The Guardians of the House
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The Guardians of the House: Inscribed Copy

by Lucy Boston with Diana Boston

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States this edition first published in 1993
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9780905899091
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Inscribed "The Simpson family You saw most of these faces at Green Know on 26 April 2001 Diana Boston" Book in Near Fine condition, Dust Jacket Good/VG. Has very little wear but crinkly with a crease down the back, some dents and a purple stain on back by bar code. See photos.
A souvenir from visiting the manor at Hemingford Grey which stands near the river Ouse. SHIPS FROM CHICAGO, IL.
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Tours of the Black Clock.
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Tours of the Black Clock.

by ERICKSON, Steve. Inscribed to Katherine Dunn (Author of Geek Love)

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New York: Poseidon Press, 1989. Signed by the author on the half-title page, and inscribed: To Katherine Dunn, best, Steve Erickson. First edition / First printing. Black cloth spine, black paper-covered boards. Fine in near fine dust jacket with toning to the white parts of the jacket. Katherine Dunn was the author of Geek Love.
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Allen Lucas; the Self-Made Man

Allen Lucas; the Self-Made Man

by Chubbuck, Emily

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New York: Sheldon & Company, 1867. Later edition. Very good with some foxing and prior owner signature to front pastedown.. A scarce printing, which appears to be unrecorded on Worldcat. Part of Sheldon's "Good Boy's Library" as indicated on the spine and which were apparently previously part of Sheldon's "Sunday School Books" library. In publisher's green cloth with gilt stamp decorated spine.
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The Western Maryland Railway Story: A Chronicle of the First Century, 1852-1952
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The Western Maryland Railway Story: A Chronicle of the First Century, 1852-1952

by Williams, Harold A

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Baltimore, Western Maryland Railway Company, 1952, hardcover, xvi-134 pp, Edition not stated, No previous printings noted, Very Good condition, no dustjacket as issued, Association Copy, Signed and inscribed on the half-title page to Robert B. Murray, Undersecretary of the Department of Commerce for Transportation from 1953-1955 "in appreciation of his outstanding public service" and dated Dec. 17, 1954. Straight, tight and clean with no markings, slight spine-end and corner wear, spine titles worn, a few tiny spots to rear cover. A complete history of the first century of this important transportation system servicing the Eastern seaboard and points further west. Illustrated throughout with black-&-white photographs of historic scenes and vintage locomotives including the Alliance, the Monocacy, and the Conewago.
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The Life of Mansie Wauch, Tailor in Dalkeith;  Written by Himself [Hiester H. Muhlenberg]
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The Life of Mansie Wauch, Tailor in Dalkeith; Written by Himself [Hiester H. Muhlenberg]

by Moir, David Macbeth

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New York: J. & J. Harper, 1828. Hard Cover. Good +. xii, [13]-223 p.; 19 cm. Contemporary calf spine with six spine compartments between double gilt rules; red morocco label in second compartment with gilt-tooled title: Mansie Wauch. Marbled paper over boards. All page edges speckled. Remains of old paper label at head of spine and call number in white at tail. In ink on the title page in an old hand, following the title "By Mr Moir." At head of title page in another hand: "To the UPS from Hiester H. Muhlenberg of Reading Pa." Hiester H. Muhlenberg (1812-1886) graduated from Dickinson College in 1829 and practiced medicine in Reading; later he became a banker. A bookplate and inscriptions on the front fixed endpaper indicate that Muhlenberg gave the book to the Union Philosophical Society of Dickinson College in 1837. Title page also bears the embossed stamp of the Dickinson College Library. The half title page has been altered in ink to read: The Life of John W.… Read More
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The Select (Signed Association Copy)
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The Select (Signed Association Copy): Inscribed to Graeme Devine

by F. Paul Wilson

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Gray and black boards with gold writing on spine; top and bottom of book spine slightly rumpled. Very slight shelf wear top and bottom of dust jacket spine; author's picture and quotes on back dust jacket. Tight binding and pages still look in excellent condition. ISBN, cover price of $24.95, and FPT on front dust jacket fold.William Morrow First Edition; First Printing as indicated by "First U.S. Edition" and complete number line on copyright page. Very rare "association copy" of this book ... not only is it signed by author on first page, but it is also inscribed to famous computer game designer Graeme Devine, who developed "The 7th Guest". F. Paul Wilson also dedicates "this dose is for you" to Devine along with a drawing of a syringe with the number 9574 inside.Best-selling author of The Tomb and The Keep, in this novel "Wilson draws for the first time on his lifetime experience as a medical practitioner". Hardcover and original unclipped dust jacket protected by archival Mylar cover.
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MAN-FATE. THE SWAN SONG OF BROTHER ANTONINUS
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MAN-FATE. THE SWAN SONG OF BROTHER ANTONINUS

by Everson, William (Brother Antoninus)

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NY: New Directions, 1974. First edition, first prnt. Inscribed by Everson on the half-title page to his publisher/bibliographer, the Barlett's of Cayucos Books. "To Peter & Henrietta/once again here at Kingfisher Flat in gratitude for our long friendship Bill Everson Dec 30, 1984 Swanton, CA." Cayucos Books published Everson's Tendril in the Mesh, The Alpine Christ & Other Poems, et al. Very faint beginning toning on the dustjacket topedge (not immediately apparent); otherwise, in Fine condition in a Naer Fine dustjacket with an archival cover.. Inscribed & Dated by Author. First Edition. Hardcovers. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Association Copy.
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ROBERT STONE. A BIBLIOGRAPHY 1962 - 1992
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ROBERT STONE. A BIBLIOGRAPHY 1962 - 1992

by Lopez, Ken and Bev Chaney

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Hadley: Numinous Press, 1992. First edition, first prnt. Introduction by Mark Levene. Essays by Stone and Charles Michaud. Black and white illustrations. Inscribed by Stone to Chaney on the half-title page. "For Bev in grateful appreciation and with best wishes Bob Stone." Also signed by Stone's wife, Janice, on the page. Fine condition in a Fine dustjacket with an archival cover.. Signed. First Edition. Hardcovers. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Association Copy.
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IN THE LOYAL MOUNTAINS
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IN THE LOYAL MOUNTAINS

by Bass, Rick

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9780395716878
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1995. First edition, first prnt. Signed by Tom McGuane, to whom the book along with John Graves and Jim Harrison is dedicated, on the dedication page. Unread copy in Fine condition in a Fine dustjacket with an archival cover. Unusual as such.. Inscribed By Dedicatee. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Association Copy.
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VENDETTA: LUCKY'S REVENGE
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VENDETTA: LUCKY'S REVENGE

by Collins, Jackie

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NY: HarperCollins, 1997. First edition. ltr. prnt (4th). Inscribed by Collins on the half-title page. "January 1997 To Nikki, Happy Reading! Jackie." A TLS on Collins' letterhead is laid-in. Dated "January, 31, 1997" to Nikki Haskell at her Los Angeles address. "Dear Nikki: Thanks for coming to my book party. You looked sensational, as usual! Here is a signed copy of Vendetta: Lucky's Revenge for your personal library. Fondest love, Jackie." Fine condition in a Fine dustjacket with an archival cover. The TLS is an 8.5x11" sheet fiolded in half; otherwise, in Fine condittion.. The inscriptee is Nikki Haskell, the Hollywood socialite who hosted parties for A-listers and was the creator of the "StarShape" diet system, by which she became know as "the Diet Queen to the Stars." She was also producer and host of "The Nikki Haskell Show," an early cable TV program. In 2013 Haskell declared bankruptcy amid being sued by New Orleans… Read More
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