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Just Plain Bill - His Story, Ashenhurst, Anne S.
1 Just Plain Bill - His Story
Ashenhurst, Anne S.
Philadelphia David McKay 1935 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Very clean first edition in original jacket. Black cloth boards with orange lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Frontispiece photograph (total of seven black and white photographic plates). 249 pages. Clean dust jacket has a few very small edge chips and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Just Plain Bill was a long run 15-minute daytime radio drama program heard on CBS and NBC. The series was sponsored by Anacin for 18 of the program's 23-year run. It was “the real-life story of people just like people we all know.” Originally called Bill the Barber, the program began on CBS September 19, 1932. It told the story of Bill Davidson (Arthur Hughes), a barber in the town of Hartville, and his daughter Nancy (Ruth Russell). Bill often became involved in helping his friends and neighbors when he wasn't cutting hair. 022138

Price: 30.00 USD
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Emissaries: The Overseas Work of The American YWCA 1895-1970, Boyd, Nancy
2 Emissaries: The Overseas Work of The American YWCA 1895-1970
Boyd, Nancy
New York, New York, U.S.A. The Woman's Press 1986 0-9614878-0-1 / 9780961487805 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
First Edition. Clean unfaded red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 337 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, has several closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Between 1895 and 1970 9ver 800 professional female staff served overseas as educators, social workers, public health experts, camp directors, managers of hostels, and agricultural advisors. All served under the YWCA rubric, and this book outlines their mission and circumstances which were arduous, sometimes dangerous, and occasionally fatal. Approx. 6-1/2" x 9-1/2". Religion. 016925

Price: 18.00 USD
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The Pageant of the Packets: A Book of American Steamboating, Eskew, Garnett Laidlaw
3 The Pageant of the Packets: A Book of American Steamboating
Eskew, Garnett Laidlaw
New York Henry Holt & Co. 1929 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Beige/gray cloth boards with dark blue title box, gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean but slightly yellowed. Clean decorated endpapers with small previous owner inscription at top of front free endpaper. 311 pgs. illustrated with historical photographs of steamboats from early American History. Page decorations by Nancy Beatty Eskew. 8vo. 013740

Price: 45.00 USD
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The Book of Surprises - An anthology of the Unusual, Flesch, Rudolf
4 The Book of Surprises - An anthology of the Unusual
Flesch, Rudolf
New York Harper & Row 1965 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Previous owner label on front fixed endpaper, otherwise unmarked. Compiled by Rudolf Flesch. 467 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A rich mixture of unusual, exciting, and highly unexpected reading--here is an anthology of fiction and non-fiction which concentrates on fresh and unpredictable material. It ranges from the Arabian Nights to Nancy Mitford, from Rabindranath Tagore to George Orwell, from William James to Will Cuppy, and from Charles Dickens to the New Yorker. 026413

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This and No More, Freedman, Benedict and Nancy
5 This and No More
Freedman, Benedict and Nancy
New York Harper & Brothers 1950 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ very good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original unclipped jacket. Rust red cloth boards with bright silver lettering on spine. Very clean boards, slightest hint of darkening to spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 406 pgs. Dustjacket has small chip at top rear panel edge and at lower front panel corner, short closed tears. Photo of authors on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel by the authors of "Mrs. Mike", this is the story of life and love, with all its complexities and joys. 018373

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A Year in Our Gardens - Letters by Nancy Goodwin and Allen Lacy, Goodwin, Nancy; Allen Lacy
6 A Year in Our Gardens - Letters by Nancy Goodwin and Allen Lacy
Goodwin, Nancy; Allen Lacy
Chapel Hill The University of North Carolina Press 2001 0807826030 / 9780807826034 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean, unclipped jacket. Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with drawings and diagrams. 208 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An engaging collection of letters follows the course of a year in the gardens of two passionate gardeners, Nancy Goodwin and Allen Lacy. They share a climate zone (7A), but their gardens differ enormously between southern New Jersey and North Carolina. They share stories of failures, successes, hopes, fears and inspirations, and muse on connections between gardening and music, family and friendship. 022496

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The Sign of Jonah, Hale, Nancy
7 The Sign of Jonah
Hale, Nancy
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1950 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, with "A" on copyright page. Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying; slight surface wear to corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking, pages are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 413 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has very small corner chip, slight edge wear, small closed edge tears. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 016880

Price: 10.00 USD
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8 Native American Portraits 1862-1918
Hathaway, Nancy
San Francisco Chronicle Books 1990 0-87701-757-3 / 9780877017578 Second Printing Soft Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Very clean bright softbound book. No chipping, creasing, curling, or edgewear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. brief P/O inscription inside front flap. 116 pgs. of stunning sepia-tone photographic portraits of Native Americans, with narrative on each. 9-3/4" x 10". Native American. 005161

Price: 10.00 USD
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The First Family Paper Doll and Cut Out Book, Jim; Boswell, John Fitzgerald
9 The First Family Paper Doll and Cut Out Book
Jim; Boswell, John Fitzgerald
Dell Books 1982 0440526329 / 9780440526322 Fourth Printing Paperback Near Fine 
A large paper doll & cut-out book of the Reagans as first family - including Ron and Patti. All present, clean and in perfect condition. Includes Nancy and Ronald Reagan, son Ron Reagan and daughter Patti with illustrations by Al Kilgore. 024857

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Mapping a Changing World, Lapierre, Yvette
10 Mapping a Changing World
Lapierre, Yvette
Thomasson-Grant & Lickle 1996 0965030849 / 9780965030847 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Beautifully clean book and dust jacket. Green cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound. All pages and edges are clean, with no previous owner markings. Edited by Nancy Kober. Full color illustrations throughout. 80 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026294

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Art of Nancy Ekholm Burkert, Larkin, David (Editor)
11 The Art of Nancy Ekholm Burkert
Larkin, David (Editor)
New York Harper & Row 1977 006023699X / 9780060236991 Stated First U.S. Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First U.S. Edition in clean dust jacket. Clean light beige cloth boards with blind-stamped decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean decorated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Unpaginated. Beautifully illustrated with color and black and white art of Nancy Ekholm Burkert. Dust jacket is price clipped at top corner of front inside flap, has small chip and closed tear at upper left corner of front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 021535

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Night of the Whippoorwill, Larrick, Nancy
12 The Night of the Whippoorwill
Larrick, Nancy
New York Philomel Books 1992 0399218742 / 9780399218743 Stated First Impression Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket David Ray, Illustrator 
First Edition, Stated "First Impression" in clean unclipped dust jacket. Beautifully clean illustrated glossy boards. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Clean blue endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Poems selected by Nancy Larrick. Illustrated by David Ray. 71 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, one tiny closed edge tear at top rear spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Wonderful poems of and about the nighttime for children with beautiful color illustrations. 024435

Price: 20.00 USD
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All My Downs Have Been Ups, Masters, Nancy Robinson
13 All My Downs Have Been Ups
Masters, Nancy Robinson
Abilene, Texas Masair Publications 1992 0962356328 / 9780962356322 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine fine Jacket 
First Edition, SIGNED by author, in clean unclipped jacket. Very clean red boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and signed on front free endpaper by author: "Keep it up! - Nancy Robinson Masters." 189 pp. Illustrated with photographs. Clean jacket is not price clipped (18.95 on front inside flap), unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author's favorite stories of the people, places and planes she has come to know through her adventures as a pilot and freelance writer. 019455

Price: 25.00 USD
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The China Option, Milton, Nancy
14 The China Option
Milton, Nancy
New York Pantheon 1982 0-394-52721-6 / 9780394527215 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean yellow boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 311 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has tiny nick at one corner tip, tiny closed tear at top of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Novel in which a young female American reporter is assigned to the China beat amidst big-power intrigues. 8vo. Fiction. 012895

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15 At the Turn of the Tide: A Book of Wild Birds
Perry, Richard
New York Taplinger Publishing Company 1972 0-8008-0506-2 / 9780800805067 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket Nancy Lou Gahan, Illustrator 
Very clean green boards with turquoise cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 256 pgs. with index. Illustrated with drawings. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Gift quality. 8vo. Birds. 011325

Price: 15.00 USD
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16 After Silence: Rape & My Journey Back
Raine, Nancy Venable
New York Crown Publishers 1998 0-517-70683-0 / 9780517706831 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean ivory boards with dark blue spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 278 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped and enclosed in new mylar cover. 8vo. Women. 007478

Price: 10.00 USD
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17 How to Stencil and Decorate Furniture and Tinware
Richardson, Nancy
New York The Ronald Press Company 1956 Hard Cover Near FIne No Dustjacket Jacket 
Very clean rust cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are bright and clean. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. 186 pgs. 10-1/2" x 7-1/4". Art. 005180

Price: 15.00 USD
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Farthest Reach:  Washington and Oregon, Ross, Nancy Wilson
18 Farthest Reach: Washington and Oregon
Ross, Nancy Wilson
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1944 Third Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean beige cloth boards with black lettering and brown and black design on spine. Author's initials in black on front in brown decorative box. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Small tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. Pages and edges are clean, with red top-stained page edges. Illustrated with beautiful black & white photographs. 359 pgs. with 18 page index. Dustjacket is not price clipped and has slight hint of surface wear to edges with a few very small edge chips and closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Pacific Northwest. 014336

Price: 15.00 USD
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I, My Ancestor, Ross, Nancy Wilson
19 I, My Ancestor
Ross, Nancy Wilson
New York Random House 1950 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean turquoise boards with gold lettering on spine. Slight surface wear to corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 393 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, slightly age-toned, has tiny chip at rear corner of spine base, two closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A powerfully told story about the cause and the cure of many of the insistent tensions that haunt the modern world. 8vo. Fiction. 012872

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I, My Ancestor, Ross, Nancy Wilson
20 I, My Ancestor
Ross, Nancy Wilson
New York Random House 1950 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Printing" stated on copyright page. Clean blue boards with gold lettering on spine. Shallow bump to lower edge of front board. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 393 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, a few tiny closed edge tears at top and bottom spine edges. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. By the author of "The Left Hand is the Dreamer", this is the story of a successful young executive who has come to an emotional dead end in his relationship with his wife and his work. 018575

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