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Cressy and Other Tales - Writings of Bret Harte, Volume VII
1 Cressy and Other Tales - Writings of Bret Harte, Volume VII
Houghton Mifflin / Riverside Press 1896-01-01 B0080J8SS4 Vol. 7 Very Good 
B0080J8SS4 1896 Houghton Mifflin / Riverside Press. Near Fine. Volume 7 of 21 in the Autograph Edition set, of which 350 copies were published and numbered in a limited edition, this being copy #167. The illustrated plate on page 452 ("The Task Is Finished") has been signed by artist Malcom Fraser. Also includes 4 additional plates by E. Body Smith, none of which are signed but all of which are suitable for framing. Decoratively bound in the publisher's three quarter red morocco and marbled boards with the top edges and title on the spine gilt with raised bands and decoration. The text is unmarked, with deckled edges. In very good condition showing only minimal wear at the corners. 100% satisfaction guaranteed. We process and ship orders daily, securely (this volume will be wrapped & boxed) and with delivery confirmation. 
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Poems and Two Men of Sandy Bar, a Drama - Writings of Bret Harte, Volume XII
2 Poems and Two Men of Sandy Bar, a Drama - Writings of Bret Harte, Volume XII
Houghton Mifflin / Riverside Press 1896-01-01 B0080J8LKY Vol. 12 Very Good 
B0080J8LKY 1896 Houghton Mifflin / Riverside Press. Near Fine. Volume 12 of 21 in the Autograph Edition set, of which 350 copies were published and numbered in a limited edition, this being copy #167. Includes a plate by legendary American artist Frederic Remington on page 132 ("An Animal That Was Extremely Rare"). Also includes 2 additional plates by W.L. Taylor, Alice Barber Stephens and Mary Hallock Foote. Decoratively bound in the publisher's three quarter red morocco and marbled boards with the top edges and title on the spine gilt with raised bands and decoration. The text is unmarked, with deckled edges. In very good condition showing only minimal wear at the corners. 100% satisfaction guaranteed. We process and ship orders daily, securely (this volume will be wrapped & boxed) and with delivery confirmation. 
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Thankful Blossom and Other Eastern Tales & Sketches - Writings of Bret Harte, Volume XI
3 Thankful Blossom and Other Eastern Tales & Sketches - Writings of Bret Harte, Volume XI
Houghton Mifflin / Riverside Press 1896-01-01 B0080J8MSK Vol. 11 Very Good 
B0080J8MSK 1896 Houghton Mifflin / Riverside Press. Near Fine. Volume 11 of 21 in the Autograph Edition set, of which 350 copies were published and numbered in a limited edition, this being copy #167. The illustrated plate on page 98 ("It Was The Tramp") has been signed by artist Frank T. Merrill. Also includes an additional plate by Merrill, along with others by J.M. Flagg, B. West Clinedinst and Charles S. Reinhart, none of which are signed but all of which are suitable for framing. Decoratively bound in the publisher's three quarter red morocco and marbled boards with the top edges and title on the spine gilt with raised bands and decoration. The text is unmarked, with deckled edges. In very good condition showing only minimal wear at the corners. 100% satisfaction guaranteed. We process and ship orders daily, securely (this volume will be wrapped & boxed) and with delivery confirmation. 
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Unsettling of America: Culture and Agriculture, Berry, Wendell
4 Berry, Wendell Unsettling of America: Culture and Agriculture
Avon Books (P) 1984-01-01 0380401479 / 9780380401475 Paperback Good 
0380401479 1978 Avon Books, 1st Paperback Printing. Signed by author Wendell Berry with a gift inscription to the previous owner on the half-title page. This paperback copy has some scratching to the cover and a creased spine. There is some soiling along the outer fore-edge of the text block. The text is unmarked and the binding is sturdy. "A probing, personal inquiry into the way in which we use the farmlands that sustain us, and the roots of American attitudes towards farming." The sale of this item benefits the Manhattan Public Library. 100% customer satisfaction guaranteed. We process and ship orders daily, securely and with delivery confirmation. 
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GRANTLAND ISSUE 1 (Grantland Quarterly), Bill Simmons
5 Bill Simmons GRANTLAND ISSUE 1 (Grantland Quarterly)
McSweeney 2011-01-01 1936365928 / 9781936365920 Hardcover Fine 
1936365928 2011 McSweeney's. Signed by Grantland creator Bill Simmons to the previous owner on the front endpaper- "To Alfredo, Bill Simmons." The inaugural issue of the now defunct sports & pop culture quarterly. 341 pages, with illustrations and color and a mini booklet on how "The National" changed sports journalism embedded within the middle of the text. This out-of-print hardcover copy is in excellent condition. The text is unmarked and the binding is sturdy. Contributions include: Bill Simmons on LeBron James's 2011 NBA playoffs meltdown, Malcolm Gladwell on the NBA lockout, Chuck Klosterman unearthing a breathtaking junior college basketball game in North Dakota, Colson Whitehead on his journey to the World Series of Poker, Jane Leavy remembering her father, Fiction from Jess Walter, etc. 100% satisfaction guaranteed. We process and ship orders daily, securely and with delivery confirmation. 
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The Ancestors of Peter Atherly and other Tales (The Writings of Bret Harte - Autograph Edition, Vol. XVI), Bret Harte
6 Bret Harte The Ancestors of Peter Atherly and other Tales (The Writings of Bret Harte - Autograph Edition, Vol. XVI)
Houghton Mifflin 1900-01-01 B005WN1338 Hardcover Very Good 
B005WN1338 1900 Houghton Mifflin / Riverside Press. Near Fine. Volume 16 of 21 in the Autograph Edition set, of which 350 copies were published and numbered in a limited edition, this being copy #167. The frontispiece illustrated plate ("There...Stood Her Father's Name") has been signed by artist Frederick McCormick. Also includes 3 additional plates by Orson Lowell, an additional one by Frederick McCormick and one by Alice Barber Stephens, none of which are signed but all of which are suitable for framing. Decoratively bound in the publisher's three quarter red morocco and marbled boards with the top edges and title on the spine gilt with raised bands and decoration. The text is unmarked, with deckled edges. In very good condition showing only minimal wear at the corners. 100% satisfaction guaranteed. We process and ship orders daily, securely (this volume will be wrapped & boxed) and with delivery confirmation. 
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The Illustrated Book of Pigeons: with Standards for Judging, FULTON, Robert.
7 FULTON, Robert. The Illustrated Book of Pigeons: with Standards for Judging
Cassell Petter & Galpin, ND [1876] 1876-01-01 B001P9KA7S Hardcover Very Good 
B001P9KA7S Cassell Petter & Galpin. No publication date stated, although the book is presumed to have been published circa 1875. First edition. Quarto sized. viii, 392 pages, plus 4 pages of advertisements at the rear. Includes the color frontispiece plus forty-nine full page color plates. Rebound using the original brown cloth decorative binding. The text is unmarked and the binding is sturdy and intact. 100% customer satisfaction guaranteed. International Shipment will require an additional charge due to the heavy and oversized nature of this volume. 
Price: 750.00 USD
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Dreaming of Angels, Gord Rollo; Monica J. O'Rourke
8 Gord Rollo; Monica J. O'Rourke Dreaming of Angels
Prime Books 2002-03-01 1894815076 / 9781894815079 Hardcover New 
1894815076 2002 Prime Books. Author Khaled Hosseini's (listed as Hossein in this volume) first appearance in book format. Published one year before "The Kite Runner" was released, his seven page contribution to this anthology is titled "Unseen Witness." Fine/Fine. Brand New. This hardcover copy, in a new mylar protected dustjacket, is in excellent condition. The text is unmarked/unread and the binding is sturdy. "Do you dream of Angels? Or are your nights filled with darker, more terrifying things? When you close your eyes, do you imagine celestial creatures flying majestically through a brightly-lit Heaven? Or do they slither and crawl through the eternal darkness of some imagined Hell? Beautiful, haunting, darkly macabre, "Dreaming of Angels" is an eclectic collection of twenty-three unique tales you won't soon forget, bringing together some of dark fiction's finest writers." 100% satisfaction guaranteed. We process and ship orders daily, securely and with delivery confirmation. 
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Story of a Mine and Other Tales, The: Stories of California and the Frontier 1, Harte, Bret
9 Harte, Bret Story of a Mine and Other Tales, The: Stories of California and the Frontier 1
HOUGHTON MIFFLIN HARCOURT 1896-01-01 B0026QZXV2 Hardcover Fine 
B0026QZXV2 1896 Houghton Mifflin / Riverside Press. Near Fine. Volume 3 of 21 in the Autograph Edition set, of which 350 copies were published and numbered in a limited edition, this being copy #167. The illustrated plate on page 220 ("Jeff Lifted Her In His Arms") has been signed by American artist and illustrator Mary Hallock Foote (know for her portrayal of mining communities). Also includes additional plates by B. West Clinedinst, Malcolm Fraser, W.L. Taylor and E. Boyd Smith, none of which are signed but all of which are suitable for framing. Decoratively bound in the publisher's three quarter red morocco and marbled boards with the top edges and title on the spine gilt with raised bands and decoration. The text is unmarked, with deckled edges. In excellent near fine condition showing only minimal wear. 100% satisfaction guaranteed. We process and ship orders daily, securely (this volume will be wrapped & boxed) and with delivery confirmation. 
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An Abridgment of the Light of the World Containing the Conferences Which M. Antonia Bourignon Had With Mr. Christian de Cort, ... In Three Parts. To Which is Prefixed a Preface to the Unprejudiced Reader of Every Sect and Party, Joseph Whittingham Salmon
10 Joseph Whittingham Salmon An Abridgment of the Light of the World Containing the Conferences Which M. Antonia Bourignon Had With Mr. Christian de Cort, ... In Three Parts. To Which is Prefixed a Preface to the Unprejudiced Reader of Every Sect and Party
R. Hindmarsh 1786 Hardcover Good 
1786 R. Hindmarsh. A truly rare copy of this 18th century religious text regarding the theology of French-Flemish mystic Antoinette Bourignon, who taught on the end times and believed that she had been chosen by God to restore true Christianity on earth. Although she died in 1680, her influence was felt in Scotland during the early 18 century, enough so that there were denunciations of her doctrines in the various Presbyterian general assemblies of the time. 464 pages. Good. This copy, bound in brown leather cloth-backed boards, has wear and minor chipping at the corners and extremities. The previous owner's name is written on the front free endpaper. The text is otherwise unmarked. The original binding is sturdy and intact. The backstrip is starting to split at the corners of the head and foot along the spine. An attractive and collectible copy. 100% satisfaction guaranteed. We process and ship orders daily, securely and with delivery confirmation. 
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The Strategy of Peace (edited By Allan Nevins), Kennedy, Senator John F.
11 Kennedy, Senator John F. The Strategy of Peace (edited By Allan Nevins)
Harper & Brothers 1960-01-01 B00EWWA7D2 Paperback Fair 
B00EWWA7D2 1960 Harper and Brothers, 1st Printing, as indicated by the "First Edition" statement and "B-K" on the copyright page. Signed by former president John F. Kennedy on the half-title page, with a brief gift inscription to the previous owner (Wayne Tomek). There is also a signed and typed letter laid-in letter written on Kennedy's senatorial stationery to Tomek, thanking him for his recent visit to Kansas and dated December 21st, 1959. There ir some wear and dampstaining to the signature, as well as the envelope. The book itself is in poor condition, and has been framed in plexiglass with tape covering the edges and corners. The head of the spine is chipped, and the text block is loose from the binding. The sale of this item benefits the Wichita Public Library. 100% satisfaction guaranteed. We process and ship orders daily, securely and with delivery confirmation. 
Price: 1998.00 USD
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The Bean Trees, Kingsolver, Barbara
12 Kingsolver, Barbara The Bean Trees
Harper & Row Publishers 1988-01-01 B0027Q48ZS 2nd prtg edition. Fine 
B0027Q48ZS 1988 Harper & Row, 1st Printing, as indicated by the complete number line on the copyright page. Near Fine/Near Fine. Kingsolver's 1st Novel. This hardcover copy, in a like new mylar protected dustjacket, is in excellent condition. The text is unmarked/unread and the binding is sturdy. An attractive and collectible copy. "Clear-eyed and spirited, Taylor Greer grew up poor in rural Kentucky with the goals of avoiding pregnancy and getting away. But when she heads west with high hopes and a barely functional car, she meets the human condition head-on. By the time Taylor arrives in Tucson, Arizona, she has acquired a completely unexpected child, a three-year-old American Indian girl named Turtle, and must somehow come to terms with both motherhood and the necessity for putting down roots. Hers is a story about love and friendship, abandonment and belonging..." 100% satisfaction guaranteed. We process and ship orders daily, securely and with tracking/delivery confirmation. 
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Dependencies (Contemporary Poetry), Mueller, L.
13 Mueller, L. Dependencies (Contemporary Poetry)
University of North Carolina Press 1968-04-01 0807809632 / 9780807809631 New Impression Paperback Very Good 
0807809632 1965 University of North Carolina Press. Signed by author and Pulitzer Prize winning poet Lisel Mueller on the title page. The first book for the German-born, American-educated poet. The front cover bears the original retail price of $1.85. This softcover copy has minimal shelf wear. The text is unmarked and the binding is sturdy. "Dependencies" is a collection of early work from a nationally renowned poet. In her perceptive debut collection, originally published in 1965 and long out of print, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Lisel Mueller reveals the immense talent that would later bring her the highest literary honors." 100% customer satisfaction guaranteed. We process and ship orders daily, securely and with delivery confirmation. The sale of this item benefits the Wichita Public Library. 
Price: 48.00 USD
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THEM, Oates, Joyce Carol
14 Oates, Joyce Carol THEM
Franklin Library 1979-01-01 B000OJSNV0 Limited Hardcover Very Good 
B000OJSNV0 1979 The Franklin Library. Limited Edition, privately printed and individually signed by author Joyce Carol Oates. Illustrated by Steven H. Stourd. Very Good. This volume includes all of the signature Franklin Library features including a full maroon leather binding, smyth sewing and concealed muslin joints, silk moire endpapers, gilded edges, lettering and decorative embellishments in 22 karat gold, raised bands along the spine and a satin bookmark. The text is unmarked/unread and the binding is sturdy. The signature page is protected by a loose sheet of tissue paper. 100% satisfaction guaranteed. We process and ship orders daily, securely and with delivery confirmation. Due to the heavy and/or oversized nature of this book, International Shipping will incur an extra charge. We always only charge actual shipping costs. 
Price: 38.00 USD
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The Lucky Seventh, Ralph Henry Barbour
15 Ralph Henry Barbour The Lucky Seventh
D. Appleton and Company 1915-01-01 B001QT39TS 1St Edition Hardcover Fair 
B001QT39TS 1915 D. Appleton and Company. A scarce and out-of-print title. 311 pages, with no printing statement on the last page, although presumably the First Edition of the first book in Barbour's "Purple Pennant" series. Includes 4 of the 5 (including the coveer) color illustrations from the young Norman Rockwell, only 21 years old at the time of publication. The illustration facing page 54 ("Good-night") has come loose from the text block. There is minor soiling to the pictorial blue cloth boards. There is a gift inscription on the front free endpaper and the previous owner's stamp on the opposing page. The text is unmarked and the binding is intact. 100% satisfaction guaranteed. We process and ship orders daily, securely and with delivery confirmation. 
Price: 248.00 USD
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Why I Am An Agnostic, Robert G. Ingersoll
16 Robert G. Ingersoll Why I Am An Agnostic
C.P. Farrell 1898 PAPERBACK Fair 
1898 C.P. Farrell. This paperback copy, bound in the original pictorial wraps, has significant wear and soiling, especially at the extremities. The text is unmarked and the binding is intact, although the cover has become unglued from the text block, which was stapled together by the printer and remains intact. "For while I am opposed to all orthodox creeds, I have a creed myself, and my creed is this: Happiness is the only good. The time to be happy is now. The place to be happy is here. The way to be happy is to make others so. This creed is somewhat short, but is long enough for this life; long enough for this world. If there is another world, when we get there we can make another creed. But this creed certainly will do for this life." 100% customer satisfaction guaranteed. We process and ship orders daily, securely and with delivery confirmation. 
Price: 73.00 USD
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Progress of the World, An Illustrated Exposition of the Most Recent Advance in Science, Industry and Mechanics (Complete 24 Volume Set), Roy Oscar Randall and John Sydney Baxter
17 Roy Oscar Randall and John Sydney Baxter Progress of the World, An Illustrated Exposition of the Most Recent Advance in Science, Industry and Mechanics (Complete 24 Volume Set)
Progress of the World 1919 PAPERBACK Very Good 
1919 Progress of the World Chicago. The complete 24 volume set (originally intended to span thirty volumes, although never completed). This set is in excellent overall condition, with minor wear to several of the covers and significant wear to only one cover (Volume 16). Profusely illustrated in black & white. The texts are unmarked and the bindings are sturdy. Also includes ten duplicate volumes. 100% satisfaction guaranteed. We process and ship orders daily, securely and with delivery confirmation. Due to the heavy and/or oversized nature of this item, International Shipping is not available. 
Price: 198.00 USD
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M Train, Smith, Patti
18 Smith, Patti M Train
Knopf 2015-10-06 1101875100 / 9781101875100 First Edition Hardcover Fine 
1101875100 2015 Alred A. Knopf, First Edition, 1st Printing. Signed by author and musician Patti Smith on the title page. Brand New. This hardcover copy, in a new dustjacket, is in excellent condition. The text is unmarked/unread and the binding is sturdy. "From the National Book Award?winning author of Just Kids: an unforgettable odyssey of a legendary artist, told through the prism of the cafés and haunts she has worked in around the world. It is a book Patti Smith has described as ?a roadmap to my life.? 100% customer satisfaction guaranteed. We process and ship orders daily, securely and with delivery confirmation. The sale of this item benefits the Wichita Public Library. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Leopards Spots a Romance of the White Man, Thomas Dixon
19 Thomas Dixon Leopards Spots a Romance of the White Man
DOUBLEDAY PAGE & CO 1903-01-01 B000Q9RWGU Hardcover Good 
B000Q9RWGU 1903 Doubleday, Page & Company. Includes a laid in signed photograph of author Thomas Dixon, who was was a Southern Baptist minister, playwright, legislator and author. Good/None. 469 pages. First illustrated editions featuring illustrations by C.D. Williams. This hardcover volume is larger than the 1902 edition and different in decoration and color. Decoratively bound in off white cloth with fine gilt, red floral decorations and lettering to the front cover and spine. The top edge is gilt, while the fore edge and bottom edges are uncut. Includes four blank front edge pages before the half title page, followed by another free front end paper and the frontispiece, which is covered by tissue paper. Followed again with a photo of the author's colonial home, a list of illustrations and a list of characters. The hinges are beginning to loosen. The text is unmarked. 100% satisfaction guaranteed. We process and ship orders daily, securely and with delivery confirmation. 
Price: 38.00 USD
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A LITTLE BOY LOST. Marcel Proust and Charlie Chaplin., Tyler, Parker
20 Tyler, Parker A LITTLE BOY LOST. Marcel Proust and Charlie Chaplin.
Prospero Pamphlets 1947-01-01 B002ZWC4UA First Edition Paperback Good 
B002ZWC4UA 1947 Parker Tyler. Distributed by Gotham Book Mart. Signed and dated with a brief inscription for the previous owner by author Parker Tyler on the inside front cover. Prospero Pamphlets No. 2, edited by John Myers, Frank A. Hale and Dmitri Petrov. Limited to 420 unnumbered copies. An 11 page booklet, bound in pictorial stapled wrappers. Includes 3 monochrome in-text illustrations. There is significant creasing and minor soiling to the covers. The text is unmarked and the binding is sturdy. 100% customer satisfaction guaranteed. We process and ship orders daily, securely and with delivery confirmation. 
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