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Ten Nights in a Bar Room and What I Saw There

By: Arthur, T.S.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Chicago, David C. Cook:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 020005

Condition: Fair


96pp. Reprint. Stapled pictorial wraps. Originally published in the 1850's, this is a fictional account which was instrumental in advancing temperance and was the first work of fiction to call for prohibition. This edition reprinted when prohibition was the law in the USA. Front cover detached but present. Back cover lacking. The last leaf is detached but present. Text browned. Spine gone. Fair only. Sold with all faults. View more info

Key West History

By: Artman Jr., L.P.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Self Published: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 3094

Condition: Very Good


Unpaginated booklet. Illustrated. Wraps creased. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

When F.D.R. Died

By: Asbell, Bernard

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Holt, Rinehart & Winston: 1961

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 006340

Condition: Near Fine


211pp. Illustrated. Bookplate of Helen and Emanuel Schapiro on the front pastedown. The jacket is unevenly and lightly browned. A nice copy. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

The Barbary Coast An Informal History of the San Francisco Underworld

By: Asbury, Herbert

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Capricorn Books: 1968

Seller ID: 014333

Condition: Very Good


318pp Includes index. No marks inside. Spine faded, edges lightly soiled. Panels scuffed. No creasing on spine. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Triumph and Tragedy: The Story of the Kennedys

By: Associated Press

Price: $5.00

Publisher: The Associated Press: 1968

Seller ID: 006708

Condition: Very Good


256pp. Illustrated. Some spotting to the cloth. Extremities rubbed but not rubbed through. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

California, An Intimate History

By: Atherton, Gertrude

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Blue Ribbon Books: 1935

Edition: Revised Edition, Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 022319

Condition: Near Fine


356pp. 5th Printing of the Revised Edition. Original green cloth with lettering stamped in black. Frontispiece. Ownership inscription to the front free endpaper. Several closed tears and attendant creasing to the edges of the jacket, which is still quite bright. View more info

Woodrow Wilson

By: Auchincloss, Louis

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Viking: 2000

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 006339

Condition: Fine


128pp. Illustrated. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Popular Home Remedies and Superstitions of the Pennsylvania Germans

By: Aurand Jr., A. Monroe

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Lancaster, Privately Published:

Seller ID: 011369

Condition: Very Good


32pp. Wraps unevenly faded. Small retail sticker ghost on the front wrap. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Wit and Humor of the Pennsylvania Germans

By: Aurand Jr., A. Monroe

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Harrisburg, The Aurand Press: 1946

Seller ID: 011888

Condition: Very Good


32pp. Illustrated. Pencil bookseller notation on the front wrap. A very clean and bright copy. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

The Capture and Execution of John Brown; An Eyewitness Account

By: Avey, Elijah

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Thomas Y. Crowell Co.: 1971

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 005606

Condition: Very Good


152pp. Illustrated. Text lightly browned. Black marker strike across the top edge of the text block. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

The Illinois River

By: Ayars, James

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Holt, Rinehart & Winston: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021413

Condition: Good


181pp. 1st Edition. Original orange cloth. Illustrated by Lili Rethi. Part of the Rivers of America series for young people. Ex-library with the usual markings. Top edge of the text block dust soiled. Jacket affixed to the binding. View more info

Signal 250! The Sea Fight Off Santiago

By: Azoy, A.C.M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, David McKay: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021094

Condition: Very Good


207pp. 1st Edition. Original blue cloth with spine lettering stamped in gilt foil. Map endpapers. Frontispiece map. Illustrated with silhouettes of the American battleships. Ownership inscription (pencil) on the half title. Small chip from the head of the spine, perhaps the result of a pull tear. Light overall browning to the jacket. Traces of rubbing and creasing to the edges of the same. View more info

Eyewitness on Alcatraz: Escapes, Prisoners and Families on The Rock

By: Babyak, Jolene

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Berkeley, Ariel Vamp Press: 1996

Edition: First Printing.

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 1140

Condition: Near Fine


127pp. + 1pp. ad. 1st Printing of the Revised Edition. Original pictorial wraps. This copy inscribed and signed by the author on the title page. Traces of creasing. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Growing Up Western

By: Backes, Clarus (ed.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 1990

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 008791

Condition: Very Good


220pp. Illustrated with vintage photographs. Contributions by Dee Brown, A.B. Guthrie Jr., David Lavender, Wright Morris, Clyde Rice, Wallace Stegner, and Frank Waters. Introduction by Larry McMurtry. Corners bumped. Some soil and spotting to the edges of the text block. The jacket is creased and the spine is lightly sunned. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

The United States with an Excursion into Mexico

By: Baedeker, Karl (ed.)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, Da Capo Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 020803

Condition: Near Fine


516pp. 1st Edition Thus. Original blue cloth with lettering and rule stamped in gilt foil. Illustrated, including 17 maps and 23 plans. Originally published in 1893 for travelers from Europe. Introduction by Henry Steele Commager. This is a nice facsimile reprint. Baedeker was synonymous for "travel authority" in the later 1800's. This edition includes a journey through New York State and includes two separate chapters on the Catskill and Adirondack Mountains. No inscriptions. A trace of foxing along the top edge of the text block. The jacket is a little scuffed at the head ... View more info

One Hundred Years of Sea Power; The U.S. Navy, 1890-1990

By: Baer, George W.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Stanford, Stanford Univ. Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 454

Condition: Near Fine


553pp. Illustrated. Gift inscription on the ffep. The jacket has one small closed tear to the bottom end of the spine and some attendant creasing at the bottom edge. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

In The Midst of Plenty: The Poor in America

By: Bagdikian, Ben H.

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Boston, Beacon Press: 1966

Edition: Fourth Printing.

Seller ID: 006352

Condition: Good


207pp. Illustrated. Ex-library with all of the usual desecrations. Corners bumped. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Pioneer Art in America

By: Bailey, Carolyn Sherwin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, The Viking Press: 1956

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 1863

Condition: Very Good


221pp. Illustrated. Corners bumped. The jacket is price clipped, has several small closed tears and some surface peeling where a sticker was removed at the spine. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

For the Defense

By: Bailey, F. Lee with John Greenya

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, Atheneum: 1975

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 016999

Condition: Very Good


367pp. Original slate gray paper over red cloth, spine titling stamped in gilt foil. This copy briefly inscribed and signed by the author on the title page. Bookplate on the front pastedown. Corners bumped. The jacket is chipped at the head of the spine and creased at the heel. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Mary Todd Lincoln: A Biography

By: Baker, Jean H.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, W.W. Norton: 1987

Edition: Eighth Printing.

Seller ID: 018786

Condition: Near Fine


429pp. Traces of wear to the binding. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info