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A Boy From Atchee Tales of Shanty Irish

By: McCoy, James L.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Goodyear, AZ, Shantee Irish Press, 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author


Author's label on inside rear cover, introduction card pasted to inside front cover with notes by the author. Inscribed with a note to read aloud for fun. Also laid in at page 76 is what appears to be a holiday card from the author, not used. From the rear cover: A Boy from Atchee is the ruminations of an Irish youngster who grew up on the high plains of the American West in the first part of the 20th Century. His father a railroad man and he a teacher, Jim McCoy paints ... View more info

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Another Autumn: The Rufus Chronicle

By: Gusewelle, C. W.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Kansas City Star Books, 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author


Inscribed to author Marc Bockmon and signed "Dutch", author's nickname. The chronicle of the author's dog. ; Small 8vo - 7½" to 8" tall; 217 pages; 13545Qah; Signed by Author View more info

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Atlantic Wings, Written And Illustrated By Kenneth McDonough

By: McDonough, Kenneth

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hertfordshire, England, Model Aeronautical Press, 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author


SIGNED by Kenneth McDonough. First edition copy No. 322 label on front pastedown. This is the story of the conquest of an ocean; the linking of the Old World to the New by aeroplane. It attempts to create, by word and picture, the atmosphere of an age of vibrating fabric, the acrid fume of burning oil and cellulose dope, when two hundred miles an hour was still a magic figure. An age of hand-made aeroplanes, of pilots and navigators still learning their craft. Chips alon... View more info

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Burros And Paintbrushes A Mexican Adventure

By: Jackson, Everett Gee

Price: $15.00

Publisher: College Station, TX, Texas A & M University Press, 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author


Inscribed by Jackson on half-title page. Author is a widely exhibited painter, illustrator of fine books, and professor emeritus of art, San Diego State University. He attended Texas A&M and the Art Institute of Chicago before beginning the four-year artist’s sojourn in Mexico, where he was honored with Mexican expositions of his work chronicled in this book. ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 151 pages; 25768; Signed by Author View more info

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Catching Fireflies

By: Lytle, Marcy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Greenville, SC, Ambassador International, 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author


Signed by Marcy Lytle. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 200 pages; 27254; Signed by Author View more info

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Charles And Emma, The Darwins' Leap Of Faith

By: Heiligman, Deborah

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Henry Holt and Co., 2009

Edition: Stated 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author


Signed by author bookplate on ffep. Photo of the title page of the first edition of "The Origin of Species" plus other photos. This biography of Darwin takes a personal look at the man behind evolutionary theory. His children doubled as scientific specimens, and his wife's religious convictions made him rethink how the world would receive his ideas. What emerges is a portrait of a brilliant man, a radical science, and a great love. Faint crinkle on upper edge of ... View more info

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Designing Male

By: Greer, Howard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Putnam, 1951

Edition: 3rd Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author


Howard Greer was a Hollywood fashion designer and a costume designer in the Golden Age of American cinema. He went to Hollywood in 1923, and joined Paramount Pictures. From 1923, Greer created costumes for many films while working for the big studios. In 1927, he opened his own couture shop to work freelance for the movie companies. He was known for his glamourous sophisticated evening gowns and dresses. He won the Costume Designers Guild Hall of Fame Award (2004) . The ... View more info

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Dorothy And Lillian Gish

By: Gish, Lillian (with James E. Frasher, editor)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author


Signed by Lillian Gish. Acting sisters from silent film thru the 60s, and on stage. James Frasher edited and assisted Lillian Gish in organizing the 800 illustrations, creating the filmography and stageography. DJ is chipped and torn, probably as much as half of the rear completely gone--a chunk missing from the top and the bottom, leaving only the sisters showing in the middle; in mylar book jacket cover. The front of the DJ fared a little better. Tan tweed boards, bump... View more info

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Earth In The Balance, Ecology And The Human Spirit

By: Gore, Al

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Houghton and Mifflin, 1992

Edition: 1st Edition; 6th Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author


SIGNED BY AL GORE. M. Scott Peck says "[This book] is a brilliantly written, prophetic, even holy book, clearly pointing the way we need to change to assure the survival of our grandchildren. I pray it will have the dramatic impact it deserves--and must have for our collective salvation. Please read it." Page edges faintly foxed. DJ in mylar book jacket cover. Inscribed by Senator Gore 4/14/92.; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 407 pages; 14894; Signed by Author View more info

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Ghost Stories Of The Estes Valley, Vol.1

By: Lasky, Celeste

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Write On Publications, 1998

Edition: 8th Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author


18 stories told to the author about ghosts they've experienced. Signed by Celeste Lasky on title page. ; Vol. 1; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 53 pages; 30151; Signed by Author View more info

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Leonard Tharp, An American Style Of Flower Arrangement

By: Ruffin, Lisa

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Taylor Publishing, 1986

Edition: 1st Edition


Signed and dated 1986 by Leonard Tharp. Ten years in the making, this book is a showcase for Mr. Tharp's genius as a floral designer, and the color pictures are breathtaking. DJ is price-clipped. ; Color Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 231 pages; 31253; Signed by Biographee View more info

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Money In The Mail, Or How To Get More From The Day's Dictation

By: Garrett, Jack

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Charlottesville, VA, The Business Book House, 1939

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author


SIGNED and Inscribed to his wife by Jack Garrett. Stain on page edges, not affecting text. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 304 pages; 28915; Signed by Author View more info

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My Mother Built The Fire Stories of Growing Up in the Country

By: Hilliard, Jack

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Hester Publications, 1998

Inscription: Signed by Author


Inscribed by author. True stories of growing up in the West Tennessee countryside before WWII. Told in the southern country English commonly used at the time. Very minor wear. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 130 pages; 26285; Signed by Author View more info

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No High Adobe

By: Pillsbury, Dorothy L.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Santa Fe, NM, University of New Mexico, 1960

Edition: 1st Edition; 5th Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author


Signed by Dorothy L. Pillsbury. Essays from the Christian Science Moniter. Originally published in 1950. Bookstore sticker on front pastedown: Villagra Book Shop, Santa Fe, NM. Previous owner's name stamped on page edge and his seal on ffep. Stain on front board, lower front corner. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 198 pages; 30090; Signed by Author View more info

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Payment Refused

By: Shernoff, William M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY: Richardson & Steirman,, 1986

Inscription: Signed by Author


A Crusading Lawyer's Dramatic Cases Against Insurance Companies, first published by Eagle Publishing earlier in 1986 is reprinted by Richardson & Steirman with a forward by Ralph Nader. Signed by Shernoff. ; 198 pages; 30262; Signed by Author View more info