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Finding the Walls of Troy Frank Calvert and Heinrich Schliemann at Hisarlik

By: Allen, Susan Heuck

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, University of California Press: 1999

Seller ID: 11999

ISBN: 0520208684

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Text is clean. Cover shows limited wear. Dust jacket shows some shelfwear, edgewear along top edge. Gentle bump to head/base of spine. ; From publishers: The relentlessly self-promoting amateur archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann took full credit for discovering Homer's Troy over one hundred years ago, and since then generations have thrilled to the tale of his ambitions and achievements. But Schliemann gained this status as an archaeological hero partly by deliberately eclipsing the man who had launched his career. Now, at long last, Susan Heuck Allen puts the record straight in this fascinati... View more info

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From Out of the West. Messages From Western Pulpits

By: Baird, P.J. (Ed).

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Stockton, CA, Lantern Press: 1962

Seller ID: 25544

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Text is clean. Cover and dust jacket show only limited wear. Light spotting to top text edge. ; Collection of 16 mid-twentieth century Presbyterian preachers from the American West. Sermons, preachers and locations are: The Parable of the Giant Redwood, Preacher Jesse Hays Baird, San Anselmo, CA; The Haunted Man, Preacher T. Franklyn Hudson, Riverside, CA; Lessons Learned From An Atheist, Preacher George T. Peters, Burlingame, CA; Beyond the Hills, Preacher Howard E. Hansen, Colorado Springs, CO; On Mending the Nets, Preacher Andrew MacCormick, Los Angeles, CA; Hey Mr. Jones, Preacher Laing W.... View more info

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In and Out the Window Childhood in Verse

By: Bandel, Jacqueline & Camille Lapointe (Illustrator)

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Oakland, CA, Amberly Books: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 18735

ISBN: 0916147460

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Text is clean. Inscription to previous owner by author on title page. Cover shows light wear, gentle bump to spine. Dust jacket shows light shelfwear, minor bump to base of spine. States First Edition. ; Color Illustrations; 0.5 x 9.6 x 7.2 Inches; 45 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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The Sea Dog

By: Bartlett, Arthur C.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Cupples & Leon Company: 1927

Seller ID: 22556

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


Text is clean. Wartime paper is tanning. Red cover with black lettering. Front hinge weak. Front free endpaper filled out with previous owner name. Dust jacket is heavily chipped, top and bottom half inch of DJ spine missing. View more info

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Fence Busters

By: Bee, Clair

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1953

Seller ID: 32204

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Text is clean. Previous owner name marked out on front free endpaper. Red tweedlike cover, shows only light wear, gentle bump at spine. Endpapers very clean. Dust jacket shows chipping at spine ends. Unfortunate scrape to center of DJ spine. Dust jacket lists 17 titles. Interior list gives 18 titles. MAD # 18800-11-2. ; Chip Hilton; Vol. 11; 208 pages View more info

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Yin - The Mountain The Wind Blew Here

By: Brown, Arnold

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Toronto, Bookwright Publishing: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3739

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Text is clean. Cover shows minimal wear. Dust jacket shows light wear, with small wrinkle along top edge. ; From front flap: Out of the billion-plue persons who comprise the Chinese nation, the author has elected to tell the story of one man, Yin Hung-shun, whose 85 years have spanned the social, economic and constitutional changes that have moved his beloved "Middle Kingdom" from feudalism to communism. Dr. Sun Yat Sen described the people of his country as "a tray of loose sand. " That "tray, " horrendously shaken by both natural and man-make calamaties, hurtled its h... View more info

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Just Wending My Way Through Life & The End Of The River

By: Burgess, Osee R.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, Vantage Press: January 1986

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 461

ISBN: 0533059844

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Text is clean with light normal wear to book. Dust jacket shows normal wear and has a small tear on the back of the DJ. Head of spine is bumped. States First Edition. ; From dust jacket flap: The Novel Just Wending My Way Through Life tells the story of not one but a group of happy travelers, who are journeying through Canada on behalf of the Alberta Crippled Children's Foundation, singing to raise money for children who would otherwise be condemned to lives in hospitals. The End of the River follows two of the travelers, Pappy and Tommy, as they seek out the troubled and pour a little sunshin... View more info

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The Hilltop Boys In Camp Or, the Rebellion At the Academy

By: Burleigh, Cyril

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Cleveland, OH, World Syndicate Publishing Company: 1917

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 11446

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


Text is clean. Pages tanning. Brown cloth binding with black lettering. Some foxing to end papers. Dust jacket shows normal wear, edgewear and chipping at edges, closed tear to lower edge of frontside. Presentation page filled out. MAD # 31500-2-3.; The Hilltop Boys; Vol. 2; B&W Illustrations; 126 pages View more info

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The Hilltop Boys On The River Or, a Cruise Up the Hudson

By: Burleigh, Cyril

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Cleveland, OH, World Syndicate Publishing Company: 1917

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 11447

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


Text is clean. Pages tanning. Brown cloth binding with black lettering. Some foxing to end papers. Dust jacket shows normal wear, edgewear and chipping at edges. Presentation page filled out. MAD # 31500-4-3.; The Hilltop Boys; Vol. 4; B&W Illustrations; 126 pages View more info

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The Vanilla Village

By: Carden, Priscilla; Barnum, Jay Hyde (Illustrator)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Ariel Books: 1952

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16617

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Text is clean. Previous owner name in pencil on reverse of half title page. Tan and yellow boards, cover shows normal wear, ends of spine gently bumped. Dust jacket shows some edgewear with small chips missing from head/base of spine. States First Edition. ; From dust jacket flap: In the remote mountains of Mexico, a little Indian boy has a tremendous adventure. Asleep in a basket of Vanilla beans which his brothers are taking to market, he is carried away by bandits who do not realize what is included in their captured treasure. You must read the story itself to find out what happens, but we ... View more info

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Nothing Ventured

By: Crocker, Ida

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Carlton Press: January 1990

Seller ID: 743

ISBN: 0806237929

Condition: Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Text is clean. Tan cloth with black lettering. Cover shows almost no wear at all. Front fly-leaf is missing, which is reason for condition downgrade. DJ shows normal shelfwear. ; From dust jacket flap: Erin has as last finished college, but she is still undecided about what to do with her life. Her wealthy parents died when she was a young girl, and she was brought up with the love and security by her father's best friend, Warren Blake, whom she calls Uncle Renny. Now Erin plans to spend an undisturbed summer at home - hers and Renny's home - relaxing, renewing acquaintances with old friends, ... View more info

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Out Of Africa

By: Dinesen, Isak

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Modern Library: 1983

Edition: 2nd Modern Library Edition

Seller ID: 33101

ISBN: 0394604989

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Text is clean. Cover shows light wear. Dust jacket shows light edgewear. Previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper. States Second Modern Library Edition. September 1983.; Toledano binding style '16', endpapers 'G', dust jacket style 'q'. Third of four dust jacket releases. DJ artwork by Stephen Alcorn; Modern Library; Vol. 23.2 View more info

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Out Of Africa

By: Dinesen, Isak

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, Modern Library: 1983

Edition: 2nd Modern Library Edition

Seller ID: 30492

ISBN: 0394604989

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Text is clean. Cover shows minimal wear. Dust jacket shows light edgewear. States Second Modern Library Edition. September 1983.; Toledano binding style '16', endpapers 'G', dust jacket style 'q'. Third of four dust jacket releases. DJ artwork by Stephen Alcorn; Modern Library; Vol. 23.2 View more info

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The Twisted Claw

By: Dixon, Franklin W. (Button, John)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1939

Seller ID: 30281

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Text is clean. Read date written on front free endpaper, with several previous notes scribbled out in ink. Tan tweed-like binding with brown lettering. Orange endpapers. Yellow spine dust jacket. Original text. Dust jacket shows light wear. Edge of dust jacket shows minimal chipping. MAD # 30300-18-5. Carpentieri 1958A-33. ; The Hardy Boys Mystery Stories; Vol. 18; 217 pages View more info

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Be My Daddy

By: Dodson, Lamar

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Vantage Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 870

ISBN: 0533102006

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Text clean. Cover shows virtually no wear. Dust jacket is pristine. Doubt if this book's ever been read. ; From dust jacket flap: Be My Daddy, by author Lamar Dodson, is a sensitive portryal of the traumas of growing up from a child's eye view. No little angel, Larry is a kid like most - and his rpblem are those many children face. Like most of us, Larry must find his own way out of the labyrinthine world of childhood. And along the way he learns an important truth: life holds some rewards even when things seem bleakest. He also learns that although grownups may be tough on him sometimes, they... View more info

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Destiny of the Scots-Irish A Family Saga

By: Edmonds, Bobby F.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Mccormick, SC, Cedar Hill: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 11681

ISBN: 0974997625

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Text is clean. Inscribed by author on title page "For Mo & Lo - Bob Edmonds". Yellow buckram with gilt lettering. Small bump at head of spine. Dust jacket shows almost no wear. ; From dust jacket flap: Amid the unfolding events in American history, perhaps no race can offer the same nostalgic appeal as the Scots-Irish. These God -fearing, family-oriented, hard-working, nomadic people, who originated in the lowlands of Scotland and moved to the north of Ireland, arrived on the American shores in great numbers prior to the American Revolutionary War. Detested in Pennsylvania by the Quak... View more info

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Divine Sovereignty And Human Freedom

By: Fisk, Samuel

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Neptune City, NJ, Loizeaux Bros: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 13768

ISBN: 0872131653

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Text is clean. Blue boards with black spine lettering. Cover shows light wear, small blemish on front cover. Dust jacket shows some wear along sides of spine, some shelfwear evident to front panel of DJ. Signed by author on reverse side of front free endpaper. Review copy with review notes from publisher included. ; From dust jacket flap: Here is a work which presents two sides of a much debated question. The author points out in his Introduction that "some suggest that these two lines of thought - divine sovereignty and human freedom - cannot be harmonized. Then others appear to be attem... View more info

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Tom Slade On The River

By: Fitzhugh, Percy Keese

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1917

Seller ID: 23496

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Text is clean. Cover shows normal wear. Green cloth with orange lettering. Dust jacket shows obvious wear, chipping along edges and folds of front flap, rear flap complete detached but present and protected inside archival sleeve . MAD # 58200-3-2. AXE Format II. This title was taken out of print by G&D in 1931. ; Tom Slade; Vol. 3 View more info

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Tom Slade With The Colors

By: Fitzhugh, Percy Keese & Thomas Clarity (Illustrator)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1918

Seller ID: 23067

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Text is clean. Cover shows normal wear. Green cloth with orange lettering. Previous owner name on front pastedown. Dust jacket shows wear, chipping along edges and folds of front/rear flap. Inked numbers on front panel of DJ. MAD # 58200-4-2. AXE Format II. This title was taken out of print by G&D in 1931. ; Tom Slade; Vol. 4; B&W Illustrations View more info

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Rebel Prophet Studies in the Personality of Jeremiah

By: Gordon, T. Crouther

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1932

Seller ID: 26299

Condition: Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


Margin notations on a handful of pages through out the text. Cover shows light wear. Dust jacket shows edgwear and chipping at spine ends and corners. Some spotting to outer text edges. View more info