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H.P.L. a Memoir

by Derleth, August

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biblioboy
Published
1945
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Very Good
Edition
1st edition
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$75.00

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Ben Abramson , New York , 1945 First edition A Memoir of H.P. Lovecraft. 122 pages With the bookplate of noted publisher, collector , author and fan Oswald Train. A very good copy with light edge wear , A faint stain to the top edge of the rear board as shown, in a fair dust jacket with 2 inch by… Read more
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The Birth of the Beat Generation: Visionaries, Rebels, and Hipsters, 1944-1960

by Steven Watson

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biblioboy
Published
1995
Condition
Fine
Edition
later printing
ISBN
9780679423713
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$12.80

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Knopf , New York 1995 3rd printing Fine Hardcover in Fine Dust jacket. 387 pages Illustrated with photographs . See Photos bx up window 6
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A Missionary's Notebook

by Alexander, Rev. Richard W.

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biblioboy
Published
0000
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Good
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early edition
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$20.00

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A good only copy with edge wear, dust soiling and foxing rear hinge cracked but holding. 200 pages See Photos
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Sister The Life of Legendary Interior Decorator Mrs. Henry Parish II

by Susan Bartlett Crater; Apple Parish Bartlett

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biblioboy
Published
September 2, 2000
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
2nd printing
ISBN
9780312242404
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$15.00

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1st edition , 2nd printing, Illustrated with photographs , 358 Pages A Near fine lightly bumped at the foot of the spine copy in a fine dust jacket. See Photos bx 711
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THE CHRONICLER OF BARSETSHIRE: A LIFE OF ANTHONY TROLLOPE

by (Anthony Trollope) Super, R. H

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biblioboy
Published
1990
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Later Printing
ISBN
9780472081394
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$14.60

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Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press [1990]. Near Fine. 1990. Later Printing. Trade Paperback. 047208139X . Later [3rd] printing thus. 528 pages, illustrated, index. Near Fine copy [light creasing to one corner]. . bx 240
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MAUDE (1883 - 1993): SHE GREW UP WITH THE COUNTRY

by Williams, Mardo

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biblioboy
Published
1996
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780964924123
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$14.60

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[New York]: Calliope Press [1996]. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1996. First Edition. Hardcover. 0964924129 . First edition. "During her 110-year lifetime, Maude Allen Williams went from oil lamps to a microwave oven, from the horse and buggy to an automobile. She stepped onto an airplane for the first time at age 77 and flew… Read more
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ANTHONY TROLLOPE

by (Anthony Trollope) Glendinning, Victoria [Dust Wrapper design by Archie Ferguson, author photo by Caroline Forbes]

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biblioboy
Published
1993
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition Thus
ISBN
9780394582689
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$14.60

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Near Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1993. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. 0394582683 . First US edition. 551 pages, illustrated, notes and sources, Anthony Trollope's works, index. Fine copy [save for minor fore-edge staining to the last few pages] in Fine Dust Wrapper. . bx 240
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FULTON'S FOOTPRINTS IN FIJI [THE BEST OF ERIC B. HARE STORIES]

by Hare, Eric B

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biblioboy
Published
1985
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition Thus
ISBN
9780816305834
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$12.00

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Boise: Pacific Press Publishing Association [1985]. Near Fine. 1985. First Edition Thus. Trade Paperback. 0816305838 . First printing thus. 252 pages, photo-illustrated, bibliography. Near Fine copy. .18
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IN CONTEMPT OF FATE: THE TALE OF A SRI LANKAN SOLD INTO SERVITUDE, WHO SURVIVED TO TELL IT: A MEMOIR

by Fernando, Beatrice [illustration and cover design by Ryan Feasel]

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biblioboy
Published
2005
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition Thus
ISBN
9780975945902
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$10.80

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Merrimac, MA: BeaRo Publishing [2005]. Very Good. 2005. First Edition Thus. Trade Paperback. 0975945904 . First Paperback Edition [stated]. This copy has been inscribed and signed by the author on the title page. Pictorial wrappers, 269+ pages. Near Fine copy with light lower corner creasing and a small smudge stain to the bottom edge.; Signed by Author… Read more
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Shadows and Sunshine

by Nell

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biblioboy
Published
1904
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st edition
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$22.00

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Wisconsin: Evans And Strong. Very Good. 1904. Hardcover. This 5 by 7 inch , 152 page antiquarian volume is in very good collectible condition with edge wear and rubbing to the cloth covered boards, The decorative binding has hand soiling , binding is tight and text is clean. Condition as shown see Photos. ; This wonderful little… Read more
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Stories

by Perkins Mary C. & John F

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biblioboy
Published
1963
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st edition
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$15.50

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Milton, MA: John F. Perkins. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1963 first edition 144 page Hard Cover 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. with Photos & Drawings By Jack Perkins EDGE WEAR, DAMP STAIN TO SPINE AND FRONT COVER ABOUT 2 INCHES FROM TOP EDGE ABOUT 3 INCHES LONG AN 2 INCHES WIDE, IT DOES NOT AFFECT THE CONTENTS,… Read more
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The State of California: Growing Up Foreign in the Backyards of Eden

by Pejovich, Ted

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biblioboy
Published
1989
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st edition
ISBN
9780394568638
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$12.80

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NY: Alfred A Knopf Inc. First edition 181 page hardcover A near fine book with light edge wear and a neat remained mark to the top page edges in a near fine price clipped dust jacket . Genfic26
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Portrait of a Racist: the Man Who Killed Medgar Evers?

by Massengill, Reed

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biblioboy
Published
1994
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780312093655
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$14.99

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NY: St Martins Pr. 1994. Fine in near fine dust jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. .sports12
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Ghosts of the Spanish Steps

by Vare Daniele

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biblioboy
Published
1955
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st edition
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$15.00

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London: John Murray. Very Good in Fair dust jacket. 1955. Hard Cover. Very Good in Fair jacket HARDCOVER. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. LIGHT EDGE WEAR, LIGHT DUST SOILING TO PAGE EDGES, IN DUST JACKET WITH EDGE WEAR, SMALL CLOSED TEARS, LARGE CHIP TO FOOT OF SPINE, DUST SOILING. ; Photographs, Drawings .
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First-Person America

by Banks Ann

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biblioboy
Published
1981
Condition
Very Good
Edition
first thus
ISBN
9780394747965
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$10.80

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NY: Vintage. Very Good. 1981. Trade Paperback. 0394747968 . Size: 5 by 8 inches Pages: 287 Condition : a very good trade paperback edition with light edge wear minor dust soiling and light toning to the paper. A tight clean copy of this WPA Writers Project . ; This book brings together for the first time life… Read more
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The Illustrated Biographical Dictionary

by Harvey, Douglas and Fehrenbacher, Don E.

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biblioboy
Published
1990
Condition
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Edition
revised and updated
ISBN
9780880293778
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$16.00

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Hard Cover. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Very light wear in like dust jacket. 4to-over 9¾"-12" tall. Photos & Drawings .
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Mayordomo: Chronicle of an Acequia in Northern New Mexico

by Crawford, Stanley

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biblioboy
Published
1989
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
first thus
ISBN
9780385262545
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$10.99

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New York, NY: Doubleday Publishing. 1989 Irrigation ditches are the lifelines of agriculture and daily life in rural New Mexico. This award-winning account of the author's experience as a mayordomo, or ditch boss, is the first record of the life of an acequia by a community participant. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Very light rubbing to covers, light toning to… Read more
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American Dream: an Immigrant's Quest

by Pellegrini Angelo

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biblioboy
Published
1986
Condition
Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
ISBN
9780865472419
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$12.00

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New York, NY: Farrar, Straus & Giroux. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1986. First Edition; First Printing. Hard Cover. 0865472416 . Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Pages: 214 Condition: A fine book in a fine dust jacket in a Mylar dust jacket protector; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 214 pages .americana 29
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Last Man Down: a Firefighter's Story of Survival and Escape from the World Trade Center

by Picciotto, Richard; Paisner, Daniel

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biblioboy
Published
2002
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Second Printing
ISBN
9780425186770
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$12.80

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NY: Berkeley, CA. . 2002. Second Printing. Hard Cover. 0425186776 . A near fine copy with light edge wear in a fine dust jacket. The dust jacket is protected by an adjustable book jacket cover to prevent wear. See Photos Bx 425
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All in a Day's Work: Twelve Americans Talk About Their Jobs (Vol. 1)

by Johnson, Neil

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biblioboy
Published
1989
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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A musicain, detective, farmer, television journalist, judge, computer programmer, restauranteur, social worker. air force pilot, nurse, assembly line worker and a teacher all talk about theor chosen careers. 89 pages illustrated with photographs. Condition: A trace of wear nlike dust jacket Previous owner name and blindstamp to front free endpaper. k4
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