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1 Billy Graham: God's Ambassador

Minneapolis Billy Graham Evangelistic Association/Tehabi Books 1999 1-88756-65-0 Soft Cover Fine No Dustjacket Jacket 
Very clean, bright softcover book in as-new condition. No creasing, curling or chipping. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 278 pgs. Illustrated throughout with full color and black & white photographs by Russ Busby. No additional printings listed. Folio. Religion. 008748

Price: 15.00 USD
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2 New England and the Sea
Albion, Robert G.; Baker, William A.; Labaree, Benjamin Woods
Published for the Marine Historical Association, Mystic Seaport, by Wesleyan University Press 1972 0-8195-4052-8 / 9780819540522 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean gray cloth boards with red title box, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. Maps on endpapers. Illustrated with photographs, drawings & maps. 299 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover.New England. 009225

Price: 25.00 USD
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3 A Rock in the Baltic
Barr, Robert
The Authors and Newspapers Association 1906 Special Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket Hermann Heyer, Illust. 
Clean green cloth boards with white stamped lettering on cover, illustration of ship at sea on cover, blind-stamped lettering on spine. Some of the white lettering on cover is chipped. Tiny bit of wear to one corner (base of spine). Binding is tight, no cracking. Title page states: MacGreevey-Sleght-DeGraff Co. Special Edition for sale exclusively by us in Elmira, N.Y." Pages and edges are clean. Color frontis illustration with tissue guard, additional color plates by Hermann Heyer, facsimile page from manuscript. 321 pgs. 008634

Price: 6.00 USD
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The Story of Man in Yellowstone, Beal, Merrill D.
4 The Story of Man in Yellowstone
Beal, Merrill D.
Yellowstone Park, Wyoming Yellowstone Library and Museum Association 1960 Revised Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Revised Edition, SIGNED by author, in illustrated dustjacket. Clean blue cloth boards with silver lettering and decoration on cover, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers illustrated with maps. Signed by author on the title page. 320 pp. with index. Illustrated with photographs, drawings and maps. Dustjacket is clean (hint of very faint soiling to rear panel), 1/4" chipping at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A detailed and thorough history of the early explorers and later interesting development of Yellowstone Park. 020245

Price: 40.00 USD
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Emissaries: The Overseas Work of The American YWCA 1895-1970, Boyd, Nancy
5 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 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 Story of A Beautiful Childhood - Compiled from the journals of Joseph Astley Gallagher, Conway, Katherine E.
6 The Story of A Beautiful Childhood - Compiled from the journals of Joseph Astley Gallagher
Conway, Katherine E.
Boston C. M. Clark Publishing Company 1909 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Signed
First Edition, inscribed and SIGNED by the author, association copy. Clean burgundy ribbed cloth boards with blue, yellow and gold decoration on cover, gold lettering and small decoration on spine. Pinhead size spots of wear to spine corners, small bump to upper board edges. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Author inscription and author signature on front free endpaper: "To Julia H. Rigney, from her oldtime & all the time friend - Katherine E. Conway - Christmas, 1910." Frontispiece illustration (portrait of J. Astley Gallagher) with clean tissue guard (total of eight full page black and white illustrations). 107 pages. All pages are clean and bright - final blank endpaper has bottom half torn away. 026810

Price: 75.00 USD
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Amazon Head-Hunters, Cotlow, Lewis
7 Amazon Head-Hunters
Cotlow, Lewis
New York Henry Holt & Company 1953 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Later printing, association copy, inscribed and SIGNED by the author, in original unclipped dust jacket. Very clean rose paper-covered boards with blue cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed by author on front free endpaper: "To my fellow explorer Allan R. Holmberg with high esteem and sincere best wishes for continued success on your Peruvian humanitarian project. - Lewis Cotlow (Christmas 1957)." Laid in is a four page review of the book with photographs by the San Francisco Chronicle, The Saturday Review, and the New York Herald Tribune. Book is illustrated with black and white photographs by the author, maps. 245 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is not price clipped, has small v-shaped chip at top front panel edge, slight wear at top spine edge. Photo of author with an Indian of the Mato Grosso on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of Cotlow's journeys and adventures in his quest to learn as much as he could abou the Jivaro head-hunters and other primitive tribes of South America, and to make a film about their lives. 024544

Price: 60.00 USD
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Skyways to a Jungle Laboratory - An African Adventure, Crile, Grace
8 Skyways to a Jungle Laboratory - An African Adventure
Crile, Grace
New York W. W. Norton 1936 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by the author ( association copy - inscribed to her friend) - in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Inscribed and signed on front free endpaper by the author: "To Armenie Lawson with greetings and best wishes from her old friend - Grace Crile." Two articles about Grace Crile and her husband, their book and their African adventures are laid in, and have caused some brown shadowing to front free endpapers. Otherwise there are no marks, pages are clean. Illustrated with wonderful photographs. 240 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, slight wear to spine ends, slight rubbing to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. When Mrs. Crile accompanied her husband, Dr. George Crile, famous American surgeon, on his scientific expedition to Africa, she kept a day by day record of the journey to and from Africa by airplane and the days spent in the jungle. Mrs. Crile was a keen and delightful observer and from the moment their airplane rises at Croydon, the reader is under her magic spell. 026256

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Out of the Red Bush, Daugherty, Kermit
9 Out of the Red Bush
Daugherty, Kermit
Cleveland / New York World Publishing Company 1954 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket Signed
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, SIGNED by author, in clean original dust jacket. Burgundy cloth boards with gold and red-orange lettering on cover, gold lettering and small red-orange decoration on spine. Tiny bit of fading at uppermost edge of spine, with 1/8" closed tear at top edge. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and boldly signed by author on front free endpaper: "Friend Paul - Greetings and all good wishes. - Kermit Daugherty." Small date stamp at top corner of front free endpaper (July 29, 1954). 251 pages + one page "About the Author." Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (3.50 on front inside flap), has small chips at top spine edge extending slightly into rear panel, very small chip at lower corner tip, tiny chip to lower spine. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel of the Red Brush Country of southern Ohio at the turn of the 19th Century, when it was a pocket of resistance to the outside world, a throwback to the self-contained communities of pioneer days. 021590

Price: 85.00 USD
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10 New Mexico Indians and Their Arizona Neighbors - Pocket Handbook
Dutton, Bertha P. (Ed.)
Santa Fe, NM New Mexico Association of Indian Affairs 1955 Wraps Near FIne 
Clean beige & red wraps (illustrated cover). No creasing or curling. Pages are clean. Map inside front cover. 96 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. 8" x 5-1/2". Native American. 005740

Price: 10.00 USD
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Leschi of the Nisquallies, Emmons, Della Gould
11 Leschi of the Nisquallies
Emmons, Della Gould
Minneapolis T. S. Denison & Co. 1965 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Signed
Clean rust brown cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Hint of surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binfing is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers are ilustrated with maps; no names, writing or marks. 416 pgs. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on back of front free endpaper; also inscribed and SIGNED by C. E. Hutchin, Jr. to whom the book is dedicated by the author. Dustjacket has very light soiling, very small chip at lower spine corner and lower spine tip, small price clip to front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The story of Leschi, the bold, advetnurous Nisqually brave who wielded vast influence over his people and lived with his tribe in peaceful association with the British traders at Fort Nisqually until the Boston settlers pushed north to Puget Sound. 8vo. Native American. 013184

Price: 65.00 USD
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Melindy's Happy Summer, Faulkner, Georgene
12 Melindy's Happy Summer
Faulkner, Georgene
New York Julian Messner 1949 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Elton C. Fax, Illustrator Signed
First Edition, SIGNED association copy, in original jacket. Very clean gray cloth boards with small illustration on cover. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Illustrated endpapers. SIGNED by author on half-title page: "Georgene Faulkner - The Story Lady". And a notation on front free endpaper: " I student-taught under her (Georgene Faulkner) in Kdg., 1939-1940, Faulkner School for Girls." 182 pp. Illustrated by Elton C. Fax. Clean bright dustjacket is price clipped, has slight wear at top and bottom spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Heartwarming story of an African American girl from the Federal Housing Project for Negroes in Boston who spends two weeks in the country at White Clover Farm. 019164

Price: 175.00 USD
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The Century of Song (Volume II) Being A Choice Collection of the Best Vocal and Instrumental Music Including the Favorite Gems of the Day, Geibel, Adam (compiler)
13 The Century of Song (Volume II) Being A Choice Collection of the Best Vocal and Instrumental Music Including the Favorite Gems of the Day
Geibel, Adam (compiler)
Philadelphia / Chicago Century Musical Association 1897 First Hardcover Good No Dust jacket 
First edition, published in 1897. Volume II only. Blue cloth boards with gold lettering, black decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. Light soiling (small spots), wear to corner tips and small spots of wear at spine ends. Embellished with Beautiful Phototype Engravings and Portraits. Vocal and instrumental music. Portraits and biographies of musical performers. Large book (size approx. 10" x 12"). 023735

Price: 22.00 USD
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The Strange Triangle of G.B.S., Hanley, Tullah Innes
14 The Strange Triangle of G.B.S.
Hanley, Tullah Innes
Boston Bruce Humphries, Inc. 1959 Second Edition (signed) Hard Cover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Second Edition, inscribed and signed by author with two original color photos taped in next to inscription on front free endpaper. Turqoise cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Very narrow vertical water stain to rear spine edge, hint of slightest surface wear to spine corners. No bumping. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. 336 pgs. Author inscription on front free endpaper reads: "To my dear friend, glorious Gloria Barrie - affectionately - Tullah Hanley 1970 Oct. w.j.c. - For this labor of love of 6 years. I am the only woman recipient of an honorary Fellowship of the Arts & Sciences from Texas Univ. - T.I.H. (my next one will be the Love of Art + Art of Love." Two photos taped beside inscription, one of the author in a gown and turban, long gloves, holding her cat and her maid standing nearby; the other of the author lying on the floor with her legs extended overhead in an L-shape, wearing stiletto heels(!). Dustjacket is not price clipped, clean except for a few small faint water spots to spine, one tiny chip (smaller than a match head) at base of spine, a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Biography. 016576

Price: 50.00 USD
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Robak's Firm - A Collection of Short Stories, Hensley, Joe L.
15 Robak's Firm - A Collection of Short Stories
Hensley, Joe L.
Garden City, New York Doubleday / Crime Club 1987 0385238290 / 9780385238298 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition, SIGNED by author, in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Clean charcoal gray boards with red lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and signed on front free endpaper by the author: "For Pat Hoch and for Ed Hoch, who does this better than I do, but isn't pushy about it. From an old fan. ' Joe L. Hensley. 182 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped (12.95 on front inside flap), on two small closed tears to rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Association copy, inscribed by author to mystery author Edward D. Hoch (writer of over 900 mystery stories in periodicals like Argosy, Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine, and The Saint Mystery Magazine.) Fifteen page-turning crime stories by a seasoned crime novelist, who also was a real-life circuit court judge. A veritable rogue's gallery of murderously colorful scamps thieves, liars, lunatics, and naturally, killers. 027849

Price: 25.00 USD
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Gift of Wings: An Aerial Celebration of Canada, Hiebert, Carl
16 Gift of Wings: An Aerial Celebration of Canada
Hiebert, Carl
Erin, Ontario, Canada Boston Mills Press 1995 155046129X / 9781550461299 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
Third Edition, SIGNED by the author, in clean unchipped slipcase. As new condition. Clean unfaded blue boards with bright gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean deep blue endpapers. Signed by the author on half-title page: "Carl E. Hiebert.' No other writing or marks. Gorgeous full color photographs throughout taken over Canada from the air. 179 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped; enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An amazing book written and photographed by an amazing man, Carl Hiebert, who after traveling the world and indulging his passion for adventure sports, from scuba-diving to sky-diving, was suddenly made a paraplegic by a freak hang-gliding accident. After two months in recovery and two weeks in rehabilitation, he place a GONE FISHING sign on his hospital door and, with the help of a friend, made his way to a farmer's field where a single-seat ultralight aircraft was waiting. Within two years of his accident, he opened a flight school and became Canada's first paraplegic ultralight flight instructor. In 1986 he became the first Canadian to fly across Canada in an ultralight. Hi epic two-month, 5,000 flight concluded at Expo '86 in Vancouver and raised over $100,000 for the Canadian Paraplegic Association. A truly inspirational tale of human potential. 027291

Price: 30.00 USD
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Burning Arrows, Hochbaum, Elfrieda
17 Burning Arrows
Hochbaum, Elfrieda
Boston Bruce Humphries Publishers 1963 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
SIGNED first edition (association copy) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean dark green ribbed cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, no fading, pages are clean. Inscribed and signed on front free endpaper by author's daughter who published the book and wrote the introduction: "To Else Allen, A Dear friend of my mother's and of all of us, With the warmest wishes, Elfrieda Pope Bestelmeyer." Photo frontispiece of Elfrieda Hochbaum, plus photo illustrations at rear of book. 320 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, with 1" closed tear at top front edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 000015

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The Gallant Mrs. Stonewall, Kane, Harnett T.
18 The Gallant Mrs. Stonewall
Kane, Harnett T.
Garden City, NY Doubleday 1957 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fading or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean photo-illustrated endpapers. Inscribed and signed by the author on illustrated fly leaf: "For Frederick Philip Stieff - A fine friend and a true judge of Southern living - In appreciation of his interest - Cordially - Harnett T. Kane - New Orleans - Oct 11, 1957." 320 pages. Dust jacket is clean, corner clipped at front inside free endpaper, slight edge wear and tiny chips at corners. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel based on the lives of General and Mrs. Stonewall Jackson. 023309

Price: 50.00 USD
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The Smiling Rebel, Kane, Harnett T.
19 The Smiling Rebel
Kane, Harnett T.
Garden City Doubleday 1955 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, SIGNED by the author, in original unclipped jacket. Clean gray cloth boards with red lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and signed by author on front free endpaper: "For Lucy - A good friend from way back - And who has been more than kind - Best wishes - Harnett T. Kane - Jan. 11, 1956 - New Orleans, LA." 314 pages. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (3.95 on front inside flap), slight edge wear, a few short closed edge tears. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel based on the life of Belle Boyd, the most glamorous spy of the Civil War. 021448

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The Principles of Teaching Riding: Official Manual of the Association of British Riding Schools, Karen Bush; Julian Marczak
20 The Principles of Teaching Riding: Official Manual of the Association of British Riding Schools
Karen Bush; Julian Marczak
United Kingdom David & Charles Publishers 2001 071531095X / 9780715310953 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition in as new condition in clean bright dust jacket. Clean glossy color illustrated boards. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Thoroughly illustrated with full color photographs, diagrams. 128 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A wonderfully clear and concise book on teaching riding and running a riding school, from horses and equipment to instruction and public relations. 027466

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