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Have You Heard the Cricket Song, Abbott, Winston O.
1 Have You Heard the Cricket Song
Abbott, Winston O.
South Windsor, CT Inspiration House Publishers 1986 0918114020 / 9780918114020 Tenth Printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Bette Eaton Bossen, Illustrator Signed
Tenth printing, SIGNED by both author and illustrator, in clean original dust jacket. Yellow cloth boards with brown lettering and autumn leaf decoration on cover. No bumping, fading or wear. AS NEW condition. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. Signed by both author and illustrator on the title page. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears or creasing, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023896

Price: 14.00 USD
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Sing With the Wind, Abbott, Winston O.
2 Sing With the Wind
Abbott, Winston O.
South Windsor, CT Inspiration House 1968 0-918114-01-2 / 9780918114013 13th printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket Bette Eaton Bossen, Illust. Signed
unpaginated Fine in Fine DJ - new archival quality mylar cover. Beautifully clean red cloth book with gold lettering and illustration of bending grass on cover. SIGNED BY AUTHOR. Lovely illustrations throughout by Bette Eaton Bossen. Immaculate dust jacket with photo of author and illustrator on rear. No chipping. Poems about the beauty of nature. 8vo. Poetry. 003064

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Green Thumb Book of Indoor Gardening, Abraham, George
3 The Green Thumb Book of Indoor Gardening
Abraham, George
New York Prentice Hall 1967 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, in clean unclipped jacket, SIGNED by the author. Green boards with gold lettering and decoration on spine; very light soiling to front board. 1/3" closed tear at center top spine edge. Signed by author on front free endpaper: "Best Wishes - George 'Doc' Abraham - Dec. 1967." 304 pp. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped ( on front inside flap), has a few tiny edge chips at top spine edge, a few very short closed edge tears, tiny chip to lower rear corner. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019750

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Green Thumb Gardening Handbook, Abraham, George
4 The Green Thumb Gardening Handbook
Abraham, George
Englewood Cliffs Prentice Hall 1961 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good + Jacket Signed
Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying, very light wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Some foxing has occurred to endpapers. All text pages clean and unfoxed. 344 pgs. illustrated with drawings. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on front free endpaper "Best Wishes, George Abraham, 1962". Dustjacket is clean and not price clipped, but has 1" square piece missing at base of spine, small closed tears at folds, slight chipping at top of spine and top of rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Gardening. 008917

Price: 30.00 USD
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Red of the Dawn - A Story of A Minister and His Wife, Adam, Cecile Belle
5 Red of the Dawn - A Story of A Minister and His Wife
Adam, Cecile Belle
New York Daniel Ryerson, Inc. 1937 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by the author, in original dust jacket. Immaculate clean and bright red cloth boards with crisp stamped black lettering on cover and spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (slight browning). Signed by author on front free endpaper: "Greetings - Cecile Belle Adam". 320 pages. Clean dust jacket (design by W. G. Adam 1937) has very slight edge wear, a few short closed edge tears,one small v-shaped chip at top edge of rear panel. Nice photo of author on front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Religious novel of two young idealists who go out from college with the hope of bettering a materialistic world. First the World War separates the newlyweds. Then follows a series of disappointments, doubts and disillusionments. An "inside view" of parsonage life in a young minister's family. 025416

Price: 65.00 USD
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An Old Boy Remembers, Adams, John Quincy, D.D.
6 An Old Boy Remembers
Adams, John Quincy, D.D.
Boston Ruth Hill, Publisher 1935 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Signed
Clean brown pebbled cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and SIGNED by Adah N. Adams (author's wife): This books is presented to Mrs. Charles R. Thomas as a memorial to the love and esteem felt for her by the author and his wife. - Adah N. Adams - Aug. 30th, 1940". 125 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has corner chips, shallow loss at top and bottom of spine, a few closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Delightful reminiscenses of a once-typical American home still lit with candles and heated with open fires. 011817

Price: 35.00 USD
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More Fables, Ade, George
7 More Fables
Ade, George
Chicago Herbert S. Stone 1900 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Jacket Clyde J. Newman, Illustrator Signed
First Edition, decorated American trade binding, SIGNED by author, and SIGNED by illustrator with added original sketch. Small book (approx. 6" x 4-1/2"). Yellow cloth boards with green and black decoration, lettering and line border on cover, black lettering on spine. Hint of very light soiling. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Very tasteful small custom bookplate on front pastedown. Illustrated by Clyde J. Newman. Lovely small original ink sketch of woman in an apron by Clyde J. Newman with his signature below with date Nov. 13, 1900 is on back of blank fly leaf. Opposite this, on the front free endpaper, is inscription and signature of author: "To The Gussys - George Ade - Chicago - Nov. 19, 1900." 218 pages. 023449

Price: 150.00 USD
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Madame Secretary - A Memoir, Albright, Madeleine
8 Madame Secretary - A Memoir
Albright, Madeleine
New York Miramax 2003 0-7868-6843-0 / 9780786868438 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, with full number line on copyright page, SIGNED by author Madeleine Albright. Very clean charcoal gray boards with clean unfaded black cloth spine, bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean black endpapers. Inscribed and signed on half-title page: "For Ronald Hansen - A True Democrat. Best Wishes, Madeleine Albright - 5/12/04." A photo of the author and recipient is enclosed. 562 pgs. with index. Clean unfaded dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in removable archival quality mylar cover. 017550

Price: 125.00 USD
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My War With Japan, Alcott, Carroll
9 My War With Japan
Alcott, Carroll
New York Henry Holt 1943 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by author, in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean gray cloth boards with burgundy lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Signed on front free endpaper by author: "Faithfully - Carroll Alcott - June 1943." Very small previous owner last name at top edge of front free endpaper. 368 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), has fading to spine, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. American newsman and radio broadcaster in the Far East, Carroll Alcott conducted a fierce one-man war against the Rising Sun for fifteen years. This book is what he knew about the Japanese enemy at the time. 023497

Price: 35.00 USD
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How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents, Alvarez, Julia
10 How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents
Alvarez, Julia
New York, New York, U.S.A. Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 1999 0-945575-57-2 / 9780945575573 First Edition, Second Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
Clean pale green boards with darker green cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Inscribed to her friends, dated and SIGNED BY AUTHOR: "To my friends the Hitchcocks - with affection, Julia Alvarez - May 1991" on title page. Clean endpapers. 290 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is crisp, unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Author's first book. The story of an upper class Caribbean family living in exile in the Bronx. "Judy Alvarez writes with tenderness and rue about the Caribbean world she understands so well. This is an important contribution to both American and Caribbean literature." - Jay Parini 8vo. Fiction. 012142

Price: 30.00 USD
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A Touch of Greatness, Anderson, C. W.
11 A Touch of Greatness
Anderson, C. W.
New York Macmillan 1945 Early printing Hardcover Very Good+ good Jacket C. W. Anderson Signed
SIGNED by the author. Early printing (no statement of edition) in original jacket. Light blue-gray cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; signed by author: "C.W. Anderson" at center of front free endpaper. 96 pp. Beautifully illustrated with black and white lithographs by C. W. Anderson. Dustjacket has edge chips, front flap is separated at fold from front panel, price intact (2.00 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020713

Price: 120.00 USD
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Dog-team Doctor - The Story of Dr. Romig, Anderson, Eva Greenslit Ph.D.
12 Dog-team Doctor - The Story of Dr. Romig
Anderson, Eva Greenslit Ph.D.
Caldwell, Idaho The Caxton Printers, Ltd. 1940 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Signed
First Edition, inscribed and SIGNED by the subject of this biography and his wife. Clean dark green cloth boards with cover decorated in green and gold (dog team crossing in front of forested mountain scene). No fading or fraying. Very light bump to bottom spine corner. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Inscribed by author on half-title page: "Anchorage Alaska October 12 - 1940 - For Dr. T. L. Smith, with the compliments of Mrs. Louis Romig and best wishes of J. H. Romig, M.D., The "Dog Team Doctor." Pages are clean, with clean map-illustrated endpapers; small inked notation on bottom text block edges (m.d. to Alaska). Frontispiece photo portrait of Dr. Joseph Herman Romig dressed in Native American costume like those worn by medicine men of interior Alaska. Illustrated throughout with wonderful photographs. 299 pages. 025429

Price: 75.00 USD
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13 Prophet of Reunion: The Life of Paul of Graymoor
Angell, Charles & Charles LaFontaine
New York The Seabury Press 1975 0-8164-0281-7 / 9780816402816 First Edition Hard Cover Good Near Fine Jacket Signed
Brown cloth boards have some fading and speckling, otherwise very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No writing or marks, except that it is AUTHOR SIGNED (both authors) on front free endpaper. 224 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Religion. 006978

Price: 12.00 USD
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Himalayan Odyssey: The Perilous Trek to Western Nepal, Antin, Parker with Phyllis Wachob Weiss
14 Himalayan Odyssey: The Perilous Trek to Western Nepal
Antin, Parker with Phyllis Wachob Weiss
New York Donald I. Fine 1990 1-55611-197-5 / 9781556111976 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
Very clean dark blue boards with clean pale gray cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers with maps. Inscribed and SIGNED by author on front fly leaf. 291 pgs. with glossary. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, no wear, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The story of a major trek around the Himalayas and through the dangerous, remote and largely forbidden country of Western Nepal. 011974

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Meandering Absolute, Asher, Elise
15 The Meandering Absolute
Asher, Elise
New York Morris Gallery Press 1955 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Clean decorated blue paper covered boards with black lettering on cover and pine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and SIGNED BY AUTHOR on front free endpaper: "For Hildegarde W. - with love, Elin A." 55 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with a few very short closed edge tears, mere hint of browning to edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Poetry. 014897

Price: 45.00 USD
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From Candlelight to Satellite, Atherton, Grace H.
16 From Candlelight to Satellite
Atherton, Grace H.
New Orleans Pelican 1959 First Edition Hard Cover Good Good Jacket Signed
Clean blue cloth boards with darker blue lettering on cover and spine. Some fading to spine and edges; no fraying. Binding is tight, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Beautifully inscribed and SIGNED BY AUTHOR on frontfly leaf: "Marjorie R. Jackson - Years pass but memories remain, we share many! - Grace H. Atherton - 1961". Small return address sticker of Mrs. Herber W. Jackson of Boston, Massachusetts on front free and fixed endpaper. 212 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has light soiling (water marks) to spine, small edge chips at top edge of front and rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Written with charm and literary skill by one who has seen the world turned topsy-turvy during her ninety years, this book brings back to us the customs and ways of life before World War I. 8vo. History. 014908

Price: 25.00 USD
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A Man for the Ages: A Story of the Builders of Democracy, Bacheller, Irving
17 A Man for the Ages: A Story of the Builders of Democracy
Bacheller, Irving
Indianapolis Bobbs Merrill 1919 Early Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Signed
Clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. Some fading to spine. Light corner wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by author on front flyleaf: "Introducing to Miss Marjorie O. Bronner the ladder climbers of (?) Hill and the good people of old Springfield - Irving Bacheller - 9-25-24 - Lake Placid Club, N.Y." 008209

Price: 30.00 USD
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Our Father's War, Bacque, James
18 Our Father's War
Bacque, James
Toronto Exile Editions, Limited 2006 1550966359 / 9781550966350 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED by author, in clean unchipped dust jacket. As new condition. Clean unfaded blue cloth boards with stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean blank endpapers. No previous owner names or bookplates. Signed on title page: "James Bacque". 631 pages. Clean bright beautiful dust jacket (cover design by Michael Callaghan) is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024655

Price: 25.00 USD
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Blow the House Down: A Novel, Baer, Robert
19 Blow the House Down: A Novel
Baer, Robert
New York Crown 2006 1400098351 / 9781400098354 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED by the author, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean black boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No previous owner markings. Signed by author on on title page: "Bob Baer". 298 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author Robert Baer, a former CIA operative, pushes fiction to the absolute limit in this riveting and unnervingly plausible alternative history of 9/11. 025590

Price: 18.00 USD
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Two Battle Fronts, Baillie, Hugh
20 Two Battle Fronts
Baillie, Hugh
New York United Press 1943 First Edition (Signed) Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition, inscribed and SIGNED by author. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with red lettering and illustration on cover, red lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean illustrated endpapers with no names, writing or bookplates. Inscribed and signed by author on blank fly leaf: "To Herb Cruickshank from Hugh Baillie". 139 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket with 1" deep chip at top spine edge (not infringing on title), maps on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. World War II. 016054

Price: 25.00 USD
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