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Magnificent Obsession, Douglas, Lloyd C.
1 Magnificent Obsession
Douglas, Lloyd C.
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1929 Reprint Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in original dust jacket. Clean black cloth boards with blue lettering and line decorations on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers (small newspaper obituary for Lloyd C. Douglas is lightly tipped in on front fixed endpaper). No names, writing or bookplates. 330 pages. Dust jacket has some foxing (mostly to spine area), otherwise clean, with some wear at top and bottom spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027417

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Living Faith - From His Selected Sermons, Douglas, Lloyd C.
2 The Living Faith - From His Selected Sermons
Douglas, Lloyd C.
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1955 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean red cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 344 pp. Jacket is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, quite clean, with a few tiny edge nicks. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author of "The Magnificent Obsession", "The Robe," and "The Big Fisherman" sermons are collected here, many of these contain in original form the great ideas of his novels. 019644

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Big Book for Peace, Editor-Ann Durell; Editor-Marilyn Sachs
3 Big Book for Peace
Editor-Ann Durell; Editor-Marilyn Sachs
New York Dutton Children's Books 1990 0590453947 / 9780590453943 First Hardcover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition with full number line on copyright page, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Jacket illustration by Maurice Sendak. Very clean glossy color illustrated boards. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean dark blue endpapers; small previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. Beautifully illustrated in color by multiple illustrators. 120 pages. Dust jacket is clean, bright, unchipped, no tears, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Created by more than 30 of the best known and loved authors and illustrators of children's books. Filled with stories, pictures, poems, and even a song, it is a book about many kinds of peace and harmony. 024252

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Gift of Wings: An Aerial Celebration of Canada, Hiebert, Carl
4 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

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Listening - Ways of Hearing in A Silent World, Merker, Hannah
5 Listening - Ways of Hearing in A Silent World
Merker, Hannah
New York Harpercollins 1994 0060170549 / 9780060170547 Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
Early printing in clean unclipped dust jacket, SIGNED by the author. Clean unfaded rust brown boards with brown cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Inscribed and signed on front free endpaper by the author: "May 1995 for Deborah Shaffer - Hannah Merker & Smudge." 202 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Hannah Merker's moving and evocative account of her perceptions on the loss and remembrance of sound after an accident causes her deafness in young adulthood. 024177

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Seeking Enlightenment...Hat by Hat, Nevada  Barr
6 Seeking Enlightenment...Hat by Hat
Nevada Barr
New York G. P. Putnam 2003 0399150579 / 9780399150579 First Hardback Near Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean orange boards with deep orange spine, gold lettering on cover and spine. Tiny bump to one corner tip. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean orange endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 222 pages. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 021890

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In God's Out-of-Doors, Quayle, William A.
7 In God's Out-of-Doors
Quayle, William A.
Cincinatti Jennings and Graham 1902 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket Jacket 
Clean decorated American trade binding. Green cloth boards with landscape decoration in shades of green, white, and gold with gilt lettering on cover and spine. Tiny spots of wear-through at three corner tips. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean with gilt top page edges. Slight foxing to endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Tiny water spot near top edge of rear board, smaller than a pea. Text pages are clean and bright, with beautiful black and white illustrations and photographs throughout. 232 pp. Inspirational essays and verse on the beauty of nature. 020367

Price: 50.00 USD
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Underneath the Bough - A Posie of Other Men's Flowers, Thompson, Theodora
8 Underneath the Bough - A Posie of Other Men's Flowers
Thompson, Theodora
London / New York John Lane - The Bodley Head 1905 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Small decorated binding (size approx. 4" x 7"). Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering and decoration on cover and spine. No fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Decorated endpapers (very slight browning) with small previous owner label with initials only in upper corner of front pastedown. No other marks. Preface by Theodora Thompson. Wise and inspirational quotes from a wide assortment of human beings. 024297

Price: 12.00 USD
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