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These English, Braden, Bernard
1 These English
Braden, Bernard
Toronto McClelland & Stewart 1948 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Jacket John A. Hall, Illustrator 
First Canadian Edition in original dust jacket. Very clean rose red cloth boards with black title box, bright gold lettering on spine. Top and bottom spine edges very lightly bumped, no fraying, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. 240 pgs. with illustrations by John A. Hall. Clean dustjacket has very shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edge, short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. An adaptation of Bernard Braden's C.B.C. programs of similar title, and was the result of thousands of requests from radio listeners tha these broadcasts be put in permanent form. Mr. Braden visited England in the summer of 1947 where he obtained interviews with people prominent in the political, economic and social reconstruction of England. 5-1/2" x 8". Great Britain. 016961

Price: 15.00 USD
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Son of Haman, Cochran, Louis
2 Son of Haman
Cochran, Louis
Caldwell Ohio Caxton 1937 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, in original unclipped jacket designed by Roberta Asseln. Blue cloth boards with gold lettering and decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Blue endpapers very slightly faded, with small crossed out previous owner name on front fixed endpaper under front jacket flap. 330 pp. Clean jacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), has a few tiny closed edge tears, tiny shallow chips at top and bottom spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A story set in New Orleans after the Civil War. 019166

Price: 40.00 USD
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The Clansman, Dixon, Thomas Jr.
3 The Clansman
Dixon, Thomas Jr.
New York Triangle Books 1941 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Triangle Books Edition in illustrated dust jacket. The book from which the great movie, BIRTH OF A NATION, was made. Clean turquoise cloth boards with blue decoration on cover, blue lettering and small decoration on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (slightly tanned). Previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper. 374 pages. Clean dust jacket has small surface scrape at lower left corner of front panel, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A reprint edition of one of the best-selling historical novels of all time. An historical romance laid in the South during the days just after the Civil War. Just as Gone With the Wind tells the story of the South during the Civil War, so this famous novel tells the story of the South in the terrifying days of the Reconstruction Era. 027018

Price: 25.00 USD
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Q is for Quarry, Grafton, Sue
4 Q is for Quarry
Grafton, Sue
New York G. P. Putnam's Sons 2002 0399149155 / 9780399149153 First Hardcover Very Good+ Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, first printing, SIGNED by author in clean unclipped dust jacket. Gray boards with silver "Q' on cover, dark gray cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. Binding is tight, hinges are sound - no cracking. Very slight lean to text block. Clean orange endpapers - no previous owner markings. Signed "Sue Grafton" on blank fly leaf. 387 Pages, with one page of illustration at end of book (forensic reconstruction of "Jane Doe" from police records. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, has publisher's "signed copy" circular sticker on front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026896

Price: 25.00 USD
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5 On the Long Tide
Krey, Laura
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1940 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Good Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with reddish brown lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square. Illustrated endpapers (drawing and map). Pages are clean and bright. Red top stained edges. Previous owner name on half-title. 642 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, but has tear along front spine fold (taped on back side), rubbing to edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Historical novel of Texas during the reconstruction period. 8vo. Historical Novel. 007452

Price: 20.00 USD
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Red Rock - A Chronicle of Reconstruction, Page, Thomas Nelson
6 Red Rock - A Chronicle of Reconstruction
Page, Thomas Nelson
New York Scribners 1899 Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket B. West Clinedinst, Illustrator 
Early printing (1899 on title page, 1898 on copyright page). Decorated American trade binding (signed binding, with monogram MA - Margaret Armstrong). Gold decoration and lettering on cover and spine. Very light soiling (a few tiny faint spots). Very slight surface wear to spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Neatly penned previous owner inscription on front free endpaper. B. West Clinedinst, Illustrator (eleven full page illustrations, including frontispiece with tissue guard). 584 pages + 4 pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. 022611

Price: 15.00 USD
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Red Rock: A Chronicle of Reconstruction, Page, Thomas Nelson
7 Red Rock: A Chronicle of Reconstruction
Page, Thomas Nelson
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1899 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket B. West Clinedinst, Illustrator 
Very clean green cloth boards with gilt decoration and lettering on cover and spine. Decorated American trade binding is signed (monogram MA on cover - Margaret Armstrong). No fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and date (1900) beautifully penned on front free endpaper. Frontis illustration with clean tissue guard; 10 additional illustrations by B. West Clinedinst. 584 pgs. 8vo. historical Fiction. 011747

Price: 15.00 USD
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By The Dim Lamps, Schachner, Nathan
8 By The Dim Lamps
Schachner, Nathan
New York Frederick A. Stokes 1941 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, Second Printing (stated) in unchipped original jacket. Clean green cloth boards with unchipped gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no previous owner markings. 578 pp. Clean dustjacket (small barely visible spot to bottom front panel edge) is not price clipped (2.75 on front inside flap), unchipped, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Scarce novel set in exotic New Orleans and the canefields of Louisiana in the terrible days of the Civil War and Reconstruction. 020539

Price: 40.00 USD
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Bricks Without Straw, Tourgee, Albion W.
9 Bricks Without Straw
Tourgee, Albion W.
Baton Rouge Louisiana State University Press 1974 New Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Very small "B" ink-stamped in corner of front free endpaper. No other marks. 455 pgs. Dustjacket is price clipped, unchipped, no tears, very slight surface rubbing. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. One of this author's two best-selling novels, Bricks Without Straw is not only a moving story but an important commentary on the Reconstruction process in the South. This new edition of the book remains faithful to the original which appeared in 1880. Professor Otto H. Olsen gives a comprehensive evaluation of the book and its author, and their impact on the era of Reconstruction. 8vo. Historical Novel. 014607

Price: 15.00 USD
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A Fool's Errand, Tourgee, Albion Winegar
10 A Fool's Errand
Tourgee, Albion Winegar
New York Fords, Howard, & Hulbert 1879 First Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
Red cloth boards with black lettering and decoration on cover, gold lettering and small black decoration on spine, blind stamped title and decoration on rear cover board. A few tiny spots of wear at base of spine, very light soiling. Binding is tight, no cracking; slight lean. Slight fading to spine. Pale green endpapers, with previous owner name and date (Nov. 5, 1880) neatly penned on front free endpaper. 361 pages + 4 pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. A story of the reconstruction period in the South after the U.S. Civil War, with references to the Ku Klux Klan. 021988

Price: 85.00 USD
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Beyond Geography: The Western Spirit Against the Wilderness, Turner, Frederick
11 Beyond Geography: The Western Spirit Against the Wilderness
Turner, Frederick
New York Viking Press 1980 0-670-16098-9 / 9780670160983 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
Clean beige boards with small gold illustration on cover; clean black cloth spine with gold and red metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Inscribed and SIGNED BY AUTHOR on front free endpaper: "For Nancy on her birthday - Frederick Turner - 3/80" -- no other marks. 329 pgs. with index. Clean, unchipped dustjacket is not price clipped, no wear, no tears, slight fading to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A brilliant reconstruction of the "spiritual history" that led up to the European domination and decimation of aboriginal cultures--native American tribes, Caribbean tribes, the Mayans. 8vo. History. 015218

Price: 30.00 USD
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