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Moccasin Flower, Bell, John
1 Moccasin Flower
Bell, John
St. Paul, MN The Book Masters 1935 Third printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Copyright 1935, Published October, 1935 - Third Printing. Very clean unfaded burgundy red cloth boards with stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fraying or fading. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 255 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (1.00 on front inside flap), has shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edges, very slight edge wear, small faint sticker mark. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of a young Frenchwoman living in Minnesota in the 1860's. In the portrayal of her life and the picturesque setting it presents excitement and an enlightening picture of life among the land of woods and water and Sioux Indians. 017932

Price: 35.00 USD
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Scattered Like Seeds: A Novel, Dallal, Shaw J
2 Scattered Like Seeds: A Novel
Dallal, Shaw J
Syracuse, NY Syracuse University Press 1998 0815605536 / 9780815605539 First Edition, Second Printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, second printing in as new condition. Clean rust brown cloth boards with silver 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. 335 pp. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An historical novel which places a human face on the decades-long conflict between Jews and Palestinians. 019555

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Friar of Wittenberg, Davis, William Stearns
3 The Friar of Wittenberg
Davis, William Stearns
New York Macmillan 1912 First Edition, Second Printing Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Second Printing. Clean decorated burgundy cloth boards with gold title box on cover and spine, decorated spine. Hint of surface wear to corners, no fraying or fading. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 432 pages. A review of the book laid in. An historical novel woven around the events of the Reformation, with Martin Luther as the hero. 021136

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Robe, Douglas, Lloyd C.
4 The Robe
Douglas, Lloyd C.
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1942 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (rare). Clean orange cloth boards. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean and bright. Clean endpapers illustrated with maps. No names, writing or marks. 695 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, slight fading to spine, a few light scratches to front panel, slight edge wear to front spine fold--but still a collectible quality, very attractive original dustjacket. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Clean solid example of book and dustjacket of a book which can be found everywhere in later printings, but is truly rare in first edition. This book was made into a famous and timeless biblical movie (1952) which won two Oscars, and starred Richard Burton, Jeanne Simmons, Michael Rennie, Victor Mature and Richard Boone. 010453

Price: 500.00 USD
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Riding the Tom-Tom Trail - A Pioneer Boy Among the Indians, Erskine, Gladys Shaw
5 Riding the Tom-Tom Trail - A Pioneer Boy Among the Indians
Erskine, Gladys Shaw
New York William Morrow 1941 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Cameron Wright, Illustrator 
First Edition, First Printing. Very clean beige cloth boards with illustration of boy on galloping horse on cover, brown lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 128 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket has a few tiny edge chips, closed edge tears, not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The rousing story of what happened to a pioneer boy in California--kept for a whole, exciting summer in an Indian camp. 017620

Price: 25.00 USD
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Beneath Another Sun, Lothar, Ernst
6 Beneath Another Sun
Lothar, Ernst
Garden City Doubleday Doran 1943 Stated First edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean red cloth boards with blind-stamped decoration on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Clean endpapers illustrated with maps. No names, writing or bookplates. 420 pgs. Clean illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped (2.75 on front inside flap), has very tiny corner chips, short closed edge tears at corners. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Historical novel about a Tyrolian man who has the stamina and courage to become a leader in the anti-Nazi movement after his family, friends and the girl he loves, and even he himself have all been shipped off to Czechoslovaki. 017645

Price: 25.00 USD
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Legacy, Michener, James A.
7 Legacy
Michener, James A.
New York Random House Inc 1990 0394564324 / 9780394564326 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in fine unclipped jacket. Clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges area clean and bright. Clean beautifully illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 176 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel written in the author's eightieth year, and the two-hundredth anniversary of the U.S. Constitution. A novel as timeless astruth and justice--its biographical portraits are an eloquent lesson in American history. 018865

Price: 15.00 USD
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O Genesee, O'Daniel, Janet
8 O Genesee
O'Daniel, Janet
Philadelphia J. B. Lippincott 1958 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page. Clean yellow cloth boards with black 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. 350 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has tiny shallow chip at top rear spine corner, very small scratch to lower spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Very attractive book and jacket - collectible quality. 018648

Price: 40.00 USD
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The Freeburgers, Snider, Denton J.
9 The Freeburgers
Snider, Denton J.
St. Louis, MO Sigma Publishing Co. 1889 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition of an historical novel dealing with abolition. Copyright by D. J. Snyder 1889 on copyright page. Unfaded dark green cloth boards with unchipped gold lettering on spine. Faintest hint of surface soiling. Tiny spot of wear at base of spine, very light surface wear at spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 432 pp. 020133

Price: 75.00 USD
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The Fair God, Wallace, Lew
10 The Fair God
Wallace, Lew
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1899 Later printing Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket Jacket 
Volume I only. Decorated American trade binding - red cloth boards with gold, copper and green decoration and lettering on cover, small decoration on rear board, gold lettering and small decorations on spine. Spine is slightly darkened and lettering somewhat dimmed on spine. Tiny closed tear at top spine edge (1/4" or less). Two small spots of wear at base of spine. Very small spot of soil at to rear corner edge. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with gilt top edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Frontis illustration with clean printed tissue guard. Color decorated title page and chapter heading pages; many full page illustrations with printed tissue guards. 352 pages. 023116

Price: 15.00 USD
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