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Pablo; the Man Who Painted Hell

By: Greenberg, Arnie

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Montreal, Vanier College Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 13808

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Plates and Photographs; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 86 pages; Paperback. Bright, tight, and very neat. Nearly as new. Inscribed by the author. NF ; Signed by Author View more info

A New-Englander in Japan: Daniel Crosby Greene

By: Greene, Evarts Boutell

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin company: 1927

Seller ID: io00436

Condition: Very Good-


BW Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 374 pages; 1927 Houghton Mifflin HC in original blind ruled blue cloth; titles in gilt to spine. Appears never read with most pages unopened at front edge. Deaccessioned from scholarly library collection w/ minimal library attachments. Call label spine, bookplate front pastedown and checkout slip at rear are the only library indications. Illustrated with 15 or so plates on glossy stock. Mild pull to cloth at crown. Solid unread copy. G++ to VG- View more info

Undaunted Hope: Life of James Gribble

By: Gribble, Florence Newberry

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Ashland, OH, Foreign Missionary Society of the Brethren Church: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13573

Condition: Very Good


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 438 pages; 1934 United Brethren Church. HC 1st edition. Publisher's original blue cloth with title lettering in gilt to cover and spine. Binding solid and contents neat. No marks. Expected light toning to page stock. VG or a little better. View more info

Bird of Time

By: Hall, Melvin

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1217H372892

ISBN: 0781285445

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 307 pages; 1st edition with Scribner's A on copyright page. Superb unread copy in bright crisp dust jacket. $3.50 issue price on unclipped front flap. Touch of trivial shelf soiling to the rear panel of DJ. Mild sunning at spine. F/VG+ View more info

Foot-Prints

By: Hamilton, H. R.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chicago, Lakeside Press: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20101

Condition: Very Good


Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 220 pages; Lakeside Press for the author. In original blue cloth with title design in gilt to cover and spine. Top edge gilt. Square, snug copy with bright clean contents. Illustrated with tissue guarded photographs. Short 1.5 inch loss of cloth top edge of cover board, presumably a heavy scrape or a critter gnaw. Otherwise bright and neat. VG View more info

Memoirs of the late Rev. Joseph J. Hanly, M.D.,: Of the New Jersey conference,

By: Hanly, Joanna P. R

Price: $34.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J.B. Lippincott & Co: 1861

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1205A346692

Condition: Good+


1861 Lippincott (Philadelphia) HC Original blind ruled brown cloth. Gilt blocked spine titles rubbed and partially effaced. Square snug binding. Deaccessioned from collegiate library; call label, bookplate and card pocket. Tissue guarded frontis. Clean solid text block. just lightly foxed here and there.; frontis; 368 pages; 1861 Lippincott (Philadelphia) HC Original blind ruled brown cloth. Gilt blocked spine titles rubbed and partially effaced. Square snug binding. Deaccessioned from collegiate library; call label, bookplate and card pocket. Tissue guarded frontis. Clean solid text block. ju... View more info

The Memoirs of Queen Hortense, Complete in 2 Volumes: Volume I & II Published By Arrangement With Prince Napoleon

By: Hanoteau, Jean, (Ed) ; Arthur K Griggs (Trans)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Cosmopolitan Press: 1927

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 12074

Condition: Very Good


Lithographic plates; portraits; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 737 pages; 1927 Cosmopolitan Press. HC 2 volumes, complete. Bound in original ribbed blue cloth with titles in gilt to spine and blind ruling to boards. Decorative endpages. Illustrated with fine lithograph plates, portraits etc. Light rub to cloth at spine ends and tips. Solid and clean. VG ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Confessions of a Wall Street Insider

By: Hazard, C. C.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, Playboy Press: 1973

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14218

ISBN: 0872165019

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 210 pages; In publisher's black cloth with title brightly lettered in gilt to spine. Original pictorial dust jacket has 1/4" closed tear to top edge of spine, otherwise bright and fresh in clear mylar cover. Tight binding, white pages. Handsome copy. F/NF View more info

The Politics of Change in Georgia; A Political Biography of Ellis Arnall

By: Henderson, Harold Paulk

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Athens, GA, University of Georgia Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24498

ISBN: 0820313068

Condition: Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 376 pages; HC/DJ is snug, solid and neat in original pictorial dust jacket. Jacket edges and spine ends lightly shelf worn. Boards slightly splayed at fore edge. Mild foxing to top and fore edges of page block. Text clean and unmarked. Illustrated with B/W photographs. VG/VG+ View more info

The Life of Henry Biddleman Bascom, D. D. , Ll. D.

By: Henkle, Rev. M. M.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Nashville, Tenn., For the Author By E. Stevenson and F. A. Owen: 1856

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 14568

Condition: Good+


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 408 pages; Original textured brown cloth with bordering and designs in blind to boards. Gilt title lettering to spine still bright. Cloth at spine sunned; chipping to cloth at spine ends. Front endpage removed; several prior ownership inscription to the pastedown and facing endpage. Moderate and occasionally heavy toning and spotting to page stock. Binding sound; contents unmarked. A sound decent copy of this, presumably the 2nd edition after an 1854 printing. G++ View more info

Gleanings from the Christian Life of One Made Perfect in Love

By: Herr, Iva C.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Dayton, OH, The Bethel Publishing Company: 1911

Seller ID: 24628

Condition: Very Good-


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 116 pages; [1911] Behtel Publishing Co HC. Ribbed green cloth with titling in gilt to cover and spine. Square sound copy; prio rowner name stamp top edge of front end page; text unmarked. Cloth a little rubbed at tips and spine ends. End page joints a little tender. VG- View more info

Major General Jacob Jennings Brown By Birth; by Education; by Principle; Devoted to Peace

By: Hoard, C. Gerard

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Watertown, N. Y., Hungerford-Holbrook Printing, Inc.: 1979

Seller ID: Alibris.0000572

Condition: Very Good


Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Trade size pbck in matte pictorial covers. Square, sound and neat. No marks. Numerous illsts. No significant wear, only mild general shelf evidence; mild soiling rear cover. VG+ Scarce; 163 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. Includes Illustrations.; B&W Plates; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 163 pages; Trade paperback in yellow pictorial covers. Faint soiling to covers, very light edge wear. Text is tight, square, and neat. VG View more info

A Marriage in Wartime: the World War II Letters of Howard and Doris Huddell

By: Huddell, Doris Bishop

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Eugene, OR, Self Published: 1994

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 13215

Condition: Near Fine


Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 260 pages; SIGNED 1994 [self-published] Oversize paperback in glossy illustrated covers. Signed by the author on the title page. Bright tight copy with just a touch of shelf rub at edges. Illustrated with some photos in text. NF ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. ; Signed by Author View more info

The Untold Story of Douglas Macarthur

By: HUNT, FRAZIER

Price: $12.39

Publisher: New York, The Devin-Adair Company: 1954

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 13629

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Map/s; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 533 pages; 1954 Devin Adair. HC/DJ 2nd printing. Sound clean copy in original pictorial dust jacket. Publisher's black cloth title lettered in red to spine. Pictorial dust jacket missing some small chips at spine ends; overall general light surface rubbing. $5 issue price intact on unclipped front flap. Sound clean copy. VG/VG- View more info

Letters and Journal of W. Stanley Jevons (1886)

By: Jevons, W Stanley

Price: $195.00

Publisher: London, MacMillan: 1886

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Alibris.0005866

Condition: Very Good


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 473 pages; 1st edition. Original pebbled terra-cotta colored cloth with blind ruling to boards and gilt titling to spine. Sound and neat. Tissue guarded frontis, a steel plate engraving of Jevons. Prior owner name penned neatly at front. Text is bright, clean and unmarked. Mild bumping to corners; light rub and superficial fray to cloth at spine ends. Slight dulling to gilt at spine. A pleasing copy of this uncommon volume of primary biographical material of the important British logician & economist. VG View more info

Creative Crusader; Edmund G. Kaufman and Mennonite Community

By: Juhnke, James C.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: North Newton, KS, Bethel College: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26519

ISBN: 0963016059

Condition: Very Good


B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 298 pages; Tightly bound in glossy pictoral covers. Previous owner's signature on the front end page. To front corner of the book lightly bumped with mild stress crease to the corner of the cover. Some toning and slight soiling to the top edge. Sunning to the page block edges. Otherwise pages are very bright and unmarked. VG View more info

Letters from the Peninsula the Civil War Letters of General Philip Kearny

By: Kearny, P. , (Ed. Wm. B. Styple)

Price: $137.50

Publisher: Kearny, NJ, Belle Grove Pub Co: 1988

Seller ID: haz.al4468

ISBN: 0962205311

Condition: Very Good-


B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 241 pages; 1988 Belle Grove Publishing oversize pbck in glossy illstd covers. Square sound and clean. No marks. Light storage/handling rub to edges and surfaces. Mild stress crease to rear cover. Lower corner of cover and first several pages slightly turned up/dogged. Still, a solid and generally neat copy of this uncommon collection of primary material. VG- Illustrated with photos View more info

My Religion

By: Keller, Helen

Price: $95.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday, Page & Co: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Alibris.0002908

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 208 pages; 1st edition stated. Square and sound copy in original blue cloth. Patterned floral endpgs. In the very scarce orig. Dust jacket, tanned and somewhat edge rubbed w mild chipping at spine ends. Prior owner name neatly along top edge of dust jacket. Gilt titling to spine a bit dulled. VG/VG- View more info

The Story of My Life

By: Keller, Helen, and John MacY

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday Page & Co: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: haz.al5393kell1x

Condition: Very Good


Riverside Literature Series, School Edition; B&W Photos; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 441 pages; 1903 Doubleday Page & Co HC 1st edition. 1903 at base of title page colophon and & "Published, 1903" on copyright page. 1st printing. Original ribbed maroon cloth with titles brightly in gilt to cover and just slightly dulled to spine. Top edge of page block gilt; other edges untrimmed. Numerous photos on glossy stock plates, as well as several facsimile manuscript plates. Square sound copy with original and intact endsheets. Light rub and mild color distress at tips and board edges. 4 mild i... View more info

Donald Windham; A Bio-Bibliography

By: Kellner, Bruce

Price: $59.50

Publisher: New York, Greenwood Press: 1991

Seller ID: 20941

ISBN: 0313268576

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 92 pages; HC in olive green cloth with titles in gilt to burgundy field on front cover and spine. Bright, tight and fresh. No marks. Illustrated with B&W photographs and drawings. NF View more info