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cover of Encyclopedia of World Sport

Encyclopedia of World Sport

by David Levinson and Karen Christenson, Editors

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Published
1999
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Printing Line
ISBN
9780195131956
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£33.79

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NOT an ex-library. No writing inside. Some scuffs and scratches on backside of dust jacket, photo 8 and crinkle at top of front dust jacket with light edge wear at top and bottom, bottom photo 12. Book in excellent condition. The darker green edging caused the long scuff mark on the back of the jacket. World Sport bled through… Read more
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cover of The Underground Railroad in Illinois

The Underground Railroad in Illinois

by Glennette Tilley Turner

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Published
2001
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
States First Edition
ISBN
9780938990055
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£29.57

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Signed Association Copy, "Pauline and Charles, I appreciate your long time interest in and support of my research and writing. Pauline, I especially have fond memories of the night we drove to that little town with the muddy parking lot. In friendship, Glenette 3/30/01". Book states First Edition.
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cover of Around A World On Fire

Around A World On Fire

by Karl E. Kassowitz

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Published
1935
Condition
Acceptable
Edition
First (not stated)
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£190.08

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This is a rare book which has been signed by the author dated Christmas, 1936. The previous owner put their name and address in Pencil on the same FFEP. The only other copy I found was a gift to the ACP American College of Physicians Library. I found other papers written by Dr. Karl E. Kassowitz out of Milwaukee. He… Read more
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cover of The First Guidebook to Prisons and Concentration Camps of the Soviet Union

The First Guidebook to Prisons and Concentration Camps of the Soviet Union

by Avraham Shifrin

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Published
June, 1982
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Bantom Edition June, 1982 (First Thus, Edition in English)
ISBN
9780553013924
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£23.65

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This is the English edition. It was also published in Russian, probably by another publisher. Some light wear to wrapper with a couple of white spots towards the bottom of the spine. The exception is the back cover which is heavily creased due to having an 8 fold map bound in, which is tanned. States with 170 maps, photographs, drawings.… Read more
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cover of Zero Inflation

Zero Inflation

by Richard G. Lipsey, Editor

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Published
March, 1990
Condition
Good
Edition
Assumed First Edition, archive states this book is out of print
ISBN
9780888062536
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£21.12

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This is a study that was conducted in Canada. A rare out of print book. There is a lot of wear to the softcover wrapper but no writing or personalization inside. The website for the C. D. Howe Institute states that it "is an independent not-for-profit research institute whose mission is to raise living standards by fostering economically sound public… Read more
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cover of American Notes and Pictures from Italy

American Notes and Pictures from Italy

by Charles Dickens

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Published
1901
Condition
Very Good-
Edition
The Authentic Edition, Volume 17 of The Works of Charles Dickens
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£33.79

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This is one volume of a 21 volume set of The Works of Charles Dickens. Volume 17 of the Authentic Edition is HTF. There is a disturbing chapter on slavery in American Notes entitled "Runaway Negros". It quotes from an advertisement that lists their injuries and scars from having been tortured and branded. Pictures from Italy mentions the Inquisition. This… Read more
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cover of Completely Parsed Caesar Gallic War. Book 1.

Completely Parsed Caesar Gallic War. Book 1.

by James B. Finch

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Published
copyright on title page 1898
Condition
Very Good -
Edition
Apparently the First Edition but Hinds and Noble merged with Eld
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£84.48

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This book is rare because occasionally it can be found with The Handy Book Company listed as the publisher on both the title page and the bottom of the spine. This one lists Hinds, Noble and Eldredge in both places. The 12 page, plus cover page, catalogue at the back shows that the Handy Book version was 50 cents while… Read more
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cover of The Nine Lives of Alphonse

The Nine Lives of Alphonse

by James L. Johnson

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booksnvintage
Published
1968
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition, so stated
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£10.97

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First edition lacking dust jacket. Very Good condition. Previous owner's address stamp on ffep. "Evangelical Literature Overseas, Box 725, Wheaton, IL 60187". (This is Wheaton College) No other markings present. See photos. Front board bends forward slightly. Historical fiction regarding Cuban refugees with a reprinted epitaph by John F. Kennedy. Book is dedicated "To Those Christian Colleagues in Whom… Read more
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cover of The Last of the Plainsmen

The Last of the Plainsmen

by Zane Grey

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booksnvintage
Published
1911
Condition
Good
Edition
Second Edition, June 3, 1911
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£8.45

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My antique mall booth number and price written in pencil for $12.00 on ffep. Seven pages of advertisements for books published by Grosset & Dunlap in the back. Sun faded spine which is cocked. Second edition, June 3, 1911. A stain on the front and back. Top edge of spine very worn or nibbled on. Wear to bottom edge and… Read more
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cover of Warman's Civil War Collectibles

Warman's Civil War Collectibles

by John F. Graf

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booksnvintage
Published
2005
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First, not stated
ISBN
9780873499811
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£12.67

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Lightly used book with spine crease. Faintly rubbed bottom front corner and bumped back corner. Cover lifts up slightly. Clean inside.
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cover of Echoes From Russia

Echoes From Russia

by Lascelle Meserve Basily

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booksnvintage
Published
1920
Condition
Good
Edition
Assumed First, no other copies found
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£422.40

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This is a small book of poetry by Madame de Basily in English. Her story can be read on the Hoover Institution website. She is American born and the donor of the items in the Nicolas de Basily room. This book was published in Paris the year after her marriage in November, 1919. Her husband was the Diplomat of Imperial… Read more
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cover of Special Counsel

Special Counsel

by William F. Rusher

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booksnvintage
Published
1968
Condition
Good-
Edition
First, no earlier edition found.
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£12.67

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Price on flap is $6.00 and starts with, " To some, they are mere witchhunts. To others, they don't go far enough." Sound familiar? This book has the author's greeting with signature pasted on the ffep. The jacket is Good- as shown. The book would have been Very Good but there are signs of a water spill at the front… Read more
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cover of The Enemy Within

The Enemy Within

by Robert F. Kennedy

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Published
1960
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1960, later printing F - M (with untrimmed leaves)
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£21.12

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The dust jacket is well worn with tears and small pieces missing; however, it has kept the black boards with gold lettering clean and bright. Price on flap is $3.95, No. 9467A. 0260. Back of dust jacket with the Kennedy family photo has No. 5861. Remnants of some glue on back end paper and opposite side. 1960 F - M… Read more
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cover of Reporting From Washington

Reporting From Washington

by Donald A. Ritchie

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booksnvintage
Published
2005
Condition
Fine
Edition
Second Printing Line
ISBN
9780195308921
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£15.16

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This is the softcover version of this book. It does not appear to have been read. It has the second printing line, most likely first paperback edition.
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cover of Becoming O'Keefe

Becoming O'Keefe

by Sarah Whitaker Peters

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booksnvintage
Published
1991
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition, Second Printing (stated)
ISBN
9781558593626
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£12.67

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Condition Near Fine. Like New with minor shelf wear.
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cover of Golden Song Book 60 Favorite Songs and Singing Games

Golden Song Book 60 Favorite Songs and Singing Games

by Katherine Tyler Wessells (Selected & Arranged By)

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Published
1945
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Printing, so stated
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£46.46

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Back dust flap states, " Buy U.S. Savings Stamps and War Bonds". 1945 Edition with First Printing on copyright page. Front flap states, This edition specially bound in cloth $1.50". Sticker Price on cover is 2.45. No writing inside. Songs listed on flaps. Illustrated end papers discolored from age. Dust jacket has a closed tear about 3/4" at top and… Read more
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cover of Behind Closed Doors

Behind Closed Doors

by Ellis M. Zacharias

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Published
1950
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition Third Impression (with untrimmed leaves)
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£10.56

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Third impression of the first edition with untrimmed leaves. $3.75 on flap, no name on free end paper. Book in Very Good condition, dust jacket Good with wear around edges and corners and some tears. Please see photos.
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cover of Numbers and Losses in the Civil War in America 1861 - 1865

Numbers and Losses in the Civil War in America 1861 - 1865

by Thomas L. Livermore

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Published
1900
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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£190.08

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The first edition with errata slip glued in on the spine side only. Contains casualties and losses for both the Union and Confederate Armies. There is a statistical table for each battle fought during the civil war. Spine is split at the front with ffep laid in. Also split at the back. Book is complete. No dust jacket. Some soiling… Read more
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cover of The Wisdom of JFK

The Wisdom of JFK

by T. S. Settle, Editor

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Published
1965
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition so stated
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£13.52

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Book has a bump or small dent along the bottom edge a spot that appears soiled near the bottom on the front. Near Fine condition. The dust jacket is worn at the edges of the spine and corners with small tears. Also a closed tear at both top and bottom of front dust jacket about one inch from backstrip. Also… Read more
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cover of Let It Shine: Stories of Black Women Freedom Fighters

Let It Shine: Stories of Black Women Freedom Fighters

by Andrea Davis Pinkney

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booksnvintage
Published
2000
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
EGHF
ISBN
9780152010058
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£29.57

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Book is Near Fine with the Corners and Spine Edges Rubbed, Bumped. Beautifully illustrated. Covers states All Ages but I think it is an Advanced Sixth Grade Reading Level. Dust Jacket is worn at corners and edges with tears. Top edge crinkled, bottom rubbed, movement marks. Coretta Scott King Award Sticker says Peace, Non-Violent, Brotherhood with a wonderful logo by… Read more
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