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Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman

by Bolles, Albert Sidney

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Fair/Poor
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1925 new & enlarged ed.
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New York: Putnam's, 1925 new & enlarged ed. 407pp. burgundy cloth 16mo: about Good/no dj [hinges are cracked but holding; text block is clean, complete & tight]
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Leaflets of Memory: An Annual for MDCCCXLV (1845)

by Coates, Reynell, M.D., editor

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Fair/Poor
Edition
1844.
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$150.00

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Philadelphia: Butler and Williams, 1844. xi, 330pp. frontis. illus. a.e.g. decorated brown leather tall 8vo: fair [covers are worn and shelf rubbed with loss @ spine strip; text is untroubled, being clean, complete & tight] An antique name on presentation page. The first volume of an antebellum annual illustrated collection of short stories and verse, edited by the American Renaissance… Read more
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Christian Observer and Commonwealth June 11, 1873

by Christian Observer and Commonwealth

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Fair/Poor
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June 11, 1873
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$15.00

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Louisville & Richmond: Christian Observer and Commonwealth, June 11, 1873. 4pp. newspaper broadsheet: fair [section missing from top front page; edge tears; else complete]
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The Life and Character of Capt. Wm. B. Allen, etc. (Captain William) (presentation copy)

by Rowles, W. P. (on William Bethel Allen)

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Good
Edition
1853 1st ed.
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$495.00

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Columbia, TN: J. J. M'Daniel Democratic Herald Book Office, 1853 1st ed. 228pp. frontis. black cloth 12mo w/gilt titles: Good/no dj [some cover wear at extremities; antique inscription on pastedown; owner stamp on ffep; few antique marginal comments in ink; foxing throughout; else a complete & tight original copy] Presentation inscription and signature ffep by Richard Hale Allen (1794-1876), father… Read more
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The Book of Proverbs

by American Tract Society

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Good
Edition
undated
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$25.00

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New York: American Tract Society. undated. 111pp. blue cloth 32mo: Good [antique inscription dated 1881 on endpp.; foxing; else a complete & tight copy] A tiny volume that may date from 1863. Appended to the text is a one page book list, "Late Publications for Soldiers" (of the Civil War) also published by the American Tract Society.
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The Fifties and Sixties Lunch Box

by Bruce, Scott w/principal photography by Dan Soper

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Condition
Fine
Edition
1988 1st ed
ISBN
9780877015352
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$9.95

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San Francisco: Chronicle Books. 1988 1st ed. 119pp. illus. oblong paperback sm 4to in French flaps: Fine. A Boomer's nostalgic delight, beautifully illustrated in color photographs.
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The Telling of the World: Native American Stories and Art

by Penn, W. S., ed

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Edition
1996 1st ed
ISBN
9781556704888
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$20.00

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New York: Stewart, Tabori & Chang. 1996 1st ed. hardcover. 240pp. illus. hardback 4to: Fine in a Fine dj [couple of light corner bumps; else a very nice crisp copy] An exceptionally handsome volume containing over 125 full color illustrations.
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Books and Islands in Ojibwe Country: Traveling Through the Land of My Ancestors (signed)

by Erdrich, Louise

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Condition
Near Fine
Edition
2014 1st ed. thus.
ISBN
9780062309969
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$15.00

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New York: Harper Perennial, 2014 1st ed. thus. SIGNED on title p. by author. 127pp. illus. paperback: near Fine [text is lightly age browned; couple of front cover scuffs; else a nice crisp copy] "A blend of history, mythology, and memoir."
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An Artist on the Overland Trail: The 1849 Diary and Sketches of James F. Wilkins

by Wilkins, James F. edited by John Francis McDermott

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Near Fine
Edition
1968 1st ed. thus
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San Marino, CA: The Huntington Library. 1968 1st ed. thus. 143pp. illus. olive cloth oblong 4to w/gilt spine titles & decoration: near Fine in an edge-torn dj.
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A Treasury of Mississippi River Folklore: Stories, Ballads, Traditions and Folkways of the Mid-American River Country (signed by editor)

by Botkin, B. A., ed. w/foreword by Carl Carmer

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Near Fine
Edition
1955 limited ed.
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New York: Crown, 1955 limited ed. SIGNED on ffep by editor. 620pp. navy cloth 8vo w/gilt paddle wheeler decoration: near Fine/no dj.
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A Gift to the Street

by Olwell, Carol, photography w/commentary by Judith Lynch Waldhorn

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Condition
Good
Edition
1977 3rd ptg
ISBN
9780917946011
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San Francisco: Antelope Island Press, 1977 3rd ptg. 196pp. illus. paperback 4to: Good+ [light wear @ spine ends; inexplicable envelope pocket tipped to inside of back cover; small name label ffep; else a complete & tight copy] An enormous volume depicting San Francisco’s Victorian architecture in accomplished black & white photographs.
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San Antonio: Outpost of Empires

by Fisher, Lewis F

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Condition
Fine
Edition
1998 2nd ptg.
ISBN
9780965150743
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$9.95

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San Antonio: Maverick Publishing, 1998 2nd ptg. 101pp. illus. paperback 4to: Fine.
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Frank Lloyd Wright: A Gatefold Portfolio

by Sommer, Robin Langley w/photography by Balthazar Korab (on Frank Lloyd Wright)

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Condition
Fine
Edition
1997 reprint
ISBN
9780760704639
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$20.00

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New York: Barnes & Noble, 1997 reprint. unpaginated illustrated ring-bound 4to in laminated pictorial boards: Fine/not issued in dj. An unusual and colorful volume featuring 32 pages of gatefold pull-outs with 16 full color renderings of examples of American architect Wright's (1867-1959) work.
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Butter in the Well: A Scandinavian Woman's Tale of Life on the Prairie (signed)

by Hubalek, Linda K

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Condition
Fine
Edition
1993 2nd ptg.
ISBN
9780962794759
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Hillsboro, KS: Hearth Publishing, 1993 2nd ptg. SIGNED by author on half-title p. 128pp. illus. paperback 8vo: Fine. A blend of fact and fiction in describing the life of Kansas homesteader Kajsa Svensson Runeberg from 1868-88.
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People Weekly Celebrates People: The Best of 20 Unforgettable Years

by Stolley, Richard B., ed. with Tony Chiu & Susan Marsh

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Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1994 1st ed
ISBN
9780316818155
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$25.00

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New York: People Books, 1994 1st ed. 242pp. illus. hardback 4to: near Fine in a Fine dj in Brodart poly cover. A big picture book with accompanying text by Tony Chiu.
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The First Ladies Cook Book: Favorite Recipes of All the Presidents of the United States (signed by First Lady Patricia “Pat” Nixon)

by Klapthor, Margaret Brown, et al. for Parents' Magazine

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Good
Edition
1969 revised ed.
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$250.00

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New York: Parents' Magazine Press, 1969 revised ed. SIGNED on half-title p. "With all best wishes,"Patricia Nixon" under a very brief high quality calligraphy inscription "To ///," done by another hand. 228pp. illus. hardback 4to in pictorial boards: near Very Good/no dj [top corners are lightly bumped; foxing to top edge; remnant of dust jacket tipped to ffep; slick magazine type… Read more
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War on Error: Real Stories of American Muslims (signed)

by Moezzi, Melody

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Condition
Fine
Edition
2007 1st ed. thus.
ISBN
9781557288554
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Fayetteville: Univ. of Arkansas Press, 2007 1st ed. thus. SIGNED boldly on title p. by author in green marker. 166pp. paperback 8vo: Fine. Interviews with a diverse group of a dozen young American Muslims by Moezzi (b. 1979), an American lawyer of Iranian ancestry.
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A Hawaiian Reader

by Day, A. Grove & Carl Stroven, eds. w/intro. by James A. Michener

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Condition
Very Good
Edition
1984 reissue
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Honolulu: Mutual Publishing, 1984 reissue. 363pp. paperback: Very Good [text is age browned; else a nice crisp copy] Several dozen selections taking Hawaii from Captain Cook to statehood with contributors ranging from Robert Louis Stevenson to Mark Twain.
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The Future of Architecture

by Wright, Frank Lloyd

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Very Good
Edition
1953 (1953)
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New York: Horizon Press. 1953 (1953). 326pp. red & white cloth sm 4to: Very Good+ in remnant of a dj now stabilized in a Brodart cover; ink name ffep; else VG+] A famous treatise by a founding father of modern American architecture Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959).
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Evergreen Review Number 53 April 1968 issue

by Rosset, Barney, editor Evergreen Review

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Good
Edition
April 1968
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New York: Evergreen Review, Inc. April 1968. 140pp. illus. magazine sm 4to: Good+ [owner's ink name; else G+] Cover story is Soviet spy Kim Philby's (1912-88) "My Silent War." Other articles by John Lahr, Nat Hentoff, et al.
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