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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

From Old Main to New Century: A History of Phi Kappa Tau

By: Ball, Charles T.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Phoenix, Heritage Publishers: 1996

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009034

Condition: Fine


193pp. Illustrated. Presentation bookplate on the front free endpaper. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

The Texas Reader, An Anthology of Romantic History, Biography, Legends and Epic Stories of the Lone Star State

By: Banks, C. Stanley & Grace Taylor McMillan (eds.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Antonio, The Naylor Co. Of Texas: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021900

Condition: Very Good


291pp. 1st Edition. Original blue cloth with lettering and decoration stamped in silver foil. Pictorial endpapers. Illustrated. Corners gently bumped. Ownership inscription to the front free endpaper. Bump to the top edge of the front board. The jacket has minor chipping at the spine ends and a few other small open tears to the edges. View more info

The Yale Banner and Pot Pourri, The Year Book of the Students of Yale University, Volume XIV

By: Bankson Jr., John P. & Cyril Hume, John A. Thomas, Charles A. Wight (eds.)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New Haven, Students of Yale University: 1922

Seller ID: 021103

Condition: Good


352pp. Original black cloth with lettering and decorations stamped in gilt. Illustrated. Great photo engravings of the various sports teams (football, baseball, hockey, lacrosse, track, boxing, etc.). The editor Cyril Hume would go on to achieve success in film writing. He wrote scripts for 29 films including Tarzan the Ape Man and The Great Gatsby (starring Alan Ladd and Betty Field). He also edited the school's humor magazine while he was there. Corners bumped. Top edge of the text block dust soiled. Minor scuffing to the binding. Binding slightly cocked. Some dampstain to the for... View more info

The Ohio

By: Banta, R.E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Rinehart & Co.: 1949

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 525

Condition: Very Good


592pp. Illustrated. Bottom end of spine nibbled on by a mouse, affecting the heel of the spine at the cloth and the jacket. Corners bumped. The jacket is a bit browned and is worn at the spine ends. Coffee mug ring on the back panel. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Disaster and the Millennium

By: Barkun, Michael

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press: 1974

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 018550

Condition: Near Fine


246pp. Boldly inscribed and signed by the author on the front free endpaper. Includes a signed note from the author dated 12 11 85 on Syracuse University stationary from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Dept. of Political Science. The letter is folded horizontally and is creased at the edges. The jacket is price clipped and has only traces of creasing. A nice copy. Barkun is professor emeritus of Political Science at Syracuse University and is considered an expert on conspiracy theorists, millennial and utopian movements. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

The Meaning Of Is: The Squandered Impeachment and Wasted Legacy of William Jefferson Clinton

By: Barr, Bob

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Atlanta, Stroud & Hall: 2004

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 017015

Condition: Near Fine


245pp. Original brown cloth with spine lettering stamped in silver foil. Illustrated. This copy boldly inscribed and signed by the author on the title page. Barr was a Congressman from 1995-2003. He was one of the leaders in the impeachment of former President Bill Clinton. He is now a Libertarian and was nominated by that party for president in 2008. Bottom corners bumped. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Provence, 1970: M.F.K. Fisher, Julia Child, James Beard and the Reinvention of American Taste

By: Barr, Luke

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Clarkson N. Potter: 2013

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 016193

Condition: Fine


275pp. Uncorrected Proof Copy. No previous ownership inscriptions. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Inventing Wyatt Earp: His Life and Many Legends

By: Barra, Allen

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Carroll & Graf Publishers: 1999

Edition: Second Printing.

Seller ID: 007325

Condition: Fine


426pp. Illustrated. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Rising Tide; The Great Mississippi Flood of 1927 and How it Changed America

By: Barry, John M.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster Touchstone: 1998

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 019647

Condition: Very Good


524pp. Illustrated. Text browned. View more info

The Bulletproof George Washington

By: Barton, David

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Aledo, Wallbuilder Press: 1995

Edition: Fifth Printing.

Seller ID: 019286

Condition: Fine


59pp. + 4pp. ads. Illustrated. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Greatest Mountain: Katahdin's Wilderness

By: Baxter, Percival Proctor

Price: $10.00

Publisher: N.p., The Scrimshaw Press: 1972

Seller ID: 015884

Condition: Very Good


21pp. + unpaginated collection of photographic plates and quotes. Traces of wear to the extremities. Gift inscription on the front free endpaper. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" Tall View more info

Theodore Roosevelt and the Rise of America to World Power

By: Beale, Howard K.

Price: $3.50

Publisher: NY, Collier Books: 1970

Edition: Fifth Printing.

Seller ID: 006354

Condition: Very Good


413pp. Marker strikes across the bottom edge of the text block; a remaindered copy. Size: 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall View more info

America in Midpassage

By: Beard, Charles & Mary R.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Macmillan: 1939

Edition: Second Printing.

Seller ID: 009603

Condition: Very Good


Two volumes. Illustrated. Light mottling to the binding on volume 1. Some fading to the original top stain near the spine. Uneven browning to the slipcase. Corners rubbed through. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Glenn Beck's Common Sense, The Case Against an Out of Control Government Inspired By Thomas Paine

By: Beck, Glenn

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Threshold Editions: 2009

Edition: Eighth Printing

Seller ID: 023455

Condition: Near Fine


174pp. + 2pp. adverts. View more info

Hear the Train Blow: A Pictorial Epic of America in the Railroad Age

By: Beebe, Lucius & Charles Clegg

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, E.P. Dutton: 1952

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 012749

Condition: Very Good


415pp. Illustrated. Pictorial endpapers. Corners bumped. Gift inscription on the verso of the front free endpaper. The spine on the jacket is creased vertically and the jacket as a whole is edgeworn with sizeable chips and tears. The verso of the jacket is dampstained at the bottom of the front panel. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

The American West: The Pictorial Epic of a Continent

By: Beebe, Lucius & Charles Clegg

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Bonana Books: 1955

Seller ID: 012763

Condition: Very Good


511pp. Illustrated. Pictorial endpapers. Small red marker dot to the top edge of the text block. Top corners bumped. The jacket has three small closed tears at the head of the spine. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info