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Descent from Glory: Four Generations of the John Adams Family

By: Nagel, Paul C.

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Cary, North Carolina, U.S.A.: Oxford Univ Pr: 1982

Seller ID: 4020

ISBN: 0195031725

Condition: Good


Book-of-the-month-club edition, library discard. Dust jacket is ripped and repaired, fastened to the endpapers by strips of clear contact paper. Book is very clean, little or no shelf wear, library markings. View more info

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A Book of Country Things

By: Needham, Walter; Mussey, Barrows

Price: $10.00

Publisher: United States, The Stephen Greene Press, Battleboro Vermont: 1965

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 29081

Condition: Good


8.25" x 5.75", 166 pages. Clean copy in good condition, some wear to the dust jacket. Text pristine, cover shows minor wear to edges, a small amount of fading top and bottom of spine. Reminiscences of Walter Needham's GRANDFATHER as told to Barrows Mussey about the country life in Vermont after 1833. Conversations recorded during the 1940s and first published in SE POST after WWII. Our book number 29081. View more info

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The Cop Who Wouldn't Quit

By: Nelson, Rick

Price: $150.00

Publisher: USA, Bantam: 1984

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 4042

ISBN: 0553237926

Condition: good


Several copies available. 4.25" x 6.75". 360 pages. Story of how the policeman tracked down and prosecuted one of my high school classmates, who had plotted and carried out the murder of an entire family for insurance money. Interesting read for those of us who went to school every day with him. Books are in acceptable reading condition. Shelf wear and wear from use. None has writing in it. All pages secure and text clean. 1989 edition. Our listing number 4042. View more info

Between Ourselves: Letters Between Mothers and Daughters 1750-1982

By: Payne, Karen, Editor.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Wilmington, Massachusetts, U.S.A.: Houghton Mifflin: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 4008

ISBN: 0395365716

Condition: Very Good


Nice clean used copy. Spine has been creased by having been read, but not broken, from the notes from previous owners, this book has been passed from one to another for Mother's Days. No other editions listed, "D 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2." View more info

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Diaries, 1949-1959

By: Pearson, Drew, Abell, Tyler, editor

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Holt, Rinehart and Winston: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 4022

ISBN: 0030014263

Condition: Very Good


Donated to the library, but never circulated, donation sticker but no library markings. First edition. Price NOT clipped. Dust Jacket in good condition, some dents and edge wear, red on spine slightly faded. Book in very good condition. Clean, good spine, no markings other than those already mentioned. Images of Diary pages on endpapers not marred or covered. View more info

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Seaworthy, Adrift With William Willis in the Golden Age of Rafting

By: Pearson, T.R.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Crown Publishers: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 36058

ISBN: 0-307-33594-1

Condition: Very Good


6.5" x 9.5". 281 pages. AS new copy. First Edition. Starting in 1954 when he was sixty, William Willis set out on the Pacific with his house cats and a parrot. Pretty unusual tales, and all true. Extreme adventure. Our book number 36058. View more info

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The Land, The People

By: Peden, Rchel

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1966

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 17000

Condition: Good


6.25" x 8.25", 332 pages. Book clean and sound, nicks to cover near top of spine. Dust jacket has some staining and chunks missing from top and bottom of dust jacket spine. Stated First Edition, NOT price clipped. "A testament ... to the family farm and to her own people, whose daily lives reflect man's eternal kinship with the land." Our book number 17000. View more info

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Second Person Rural

By: Perrin, Noel

Price: $6.00

Publisher: United States, Penguin Books: 1981

Edition: 1981b

Seller ID: 1133

ISBN: 0140059202

Condition: Good


7.75" x 5", 152 pages. Significant foxing to cover and block. Book has clearly been on a farm. Text unmarked, binding sound, most wear is from being on a shelf. Creaseat hinge of cover, but none on spine. Humorous essays on the joys of part-time farming and rural living. Our book number 1133. View more info

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Driving Under the Affluence

By: Phillips, Julia

Price: $9.95

Publisher: U.S.A., HarperCollinsPublishers: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4044

ISBN: 0-06-017304-1

Condition: Fine


6.5" x 9.5". 323 pages. Some scufing to back of Dust Jacket, shelf wear. Book is as new. NO markings or signs of use. Humorous anecdotes from author's experiences. Our book number 4044. View more info

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The Essential Poe

By: Poe, Edgar Allan; Selected by Smith, Dave

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, The Ecco Press: 1991

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 46018

ISBN: 0880012730

Condition: Good


6.5" x 4.5", 93 pages. Clean book, minor bumping to edges, not read. Selected works of Poe, Lengthy biography and commentary in the introduction. Our book number 46018. View more info

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A Place of My Own

By: Pollan, Michael

Price: $12.00

Publisher: United States, Delta: March 1998

Edition: March 1998

Seller ID: 1501

ISBN: 0385319908

Condition: Good


8" x 5.25", 321 pages. Clean copy. paper shows age, binding sound, no marks in text, minor scuffs to corners and edges. Philosophical and analytical look at building your own space, the history of architecture, and how we can make our own house from the ground up. Our book number 1501. View more info

Piercing the Darkness

By: Ramsland, Katherine

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boxtree, Macmillan Publishers Ltd., London England: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 29063

ISBN: 075221358x

Condition: Fine


9" x 6" x 1.25", 371 pages. ISBN 075221358x First UK Edition. Book gently read one time. Cover and text like new. Some slight soil to the page block. Private collection. Our book number 29063. View more info

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The World of "Wood, Field, and Stream" An Outdoorsman's Collection from the columns of the New York Times by John W. Randolph

By: Randolph, John W.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc., New York. Printed in the United States of America: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 872

Condition: Good


8.5" x 5.75", 177 pages. Ex-library. Stamps throughout, donation dedication book plate. Best articles from the late John W. Randolph selected by his friend, Richard A. Wolters. Line drawings by John Groth. Outdoorsman's situations, humorous and insightful. Articles from dust jacket pasted and laid-in inside front cover on end papers. Very clean nice copy. Our book number 872. View more info

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Reader's Digest Family Treasury of Great Painters And Great Paintings.

By: Reader's Digest Association

Price: $50.00

Publisher: USA, Reader's Digest: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3022

Condition: Very Good


192 pages. 16"x 8.25". Fine condition throughout. "More than 250 of the world's finest paintings reproduced in color. The life stories of 50 great painters. A special supplement of biographies of 64 other famous masters of art." Folio of prints as included with the original edition present with four 9" x 12" glossy prints. Our book number 3022. View more info

MANET

By: Richardson, John

Price: $7.95

Publisher: PHAIDON, London, made in England: 1969

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 3002

Condition: Good


ISBN 0714813133. Ex-Library, from the Museum Shop at Philbrook, to a provate collection, to the library, and now to you. Some wear to the Dust jacket, but none to the book. Pages and text are clean and fresh. Fifty Plates in Full Color. price not clipped. DJ taped to book. Top of spine has had an impact, but no tearing or breaking. View more info

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This Book, This Hill, These People; Poems by Lynn Riggs

By: Riggs, Lynn

Price: $10.00

Publisher: USA, A Diamond Jubilee Memorial to Oklahoma's Outstanding Poet-Playwright: 1982

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 46052

Condition: New


9" x 6", 64 pages. A Diamond Jubilee Memorial to Oklahoma's Outstanding Poet-Playwright. Edited, with introductions by Phyllis Braunlich. Poems from an Oklahoman. Our book number 46052. View more info

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Parallel Lives: Five Victorian Marriages

By: Rose, Phyllis

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Westminister, Maryland, U.S.A.: Alfred a Knopf Inc: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 871

ISBN: 0394524322

Condition: Very Good


Published November 8, 1983. "A Borzoi Book." T.p. verso. Illustrations copyright 1983 by David Schorr. Examines the lives of John Ruskin and Effie Gray, Charles Dickens and Catherine Hogarth, John Stuart Mill and Harriet Taylor, George Eliot and George Henry Lewes, and Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle. Phyllis Rose uses the experiences of her nineteenth-century subjects to reexamine the myths and assumptions that all of us bring to marriage. Our book number 871. View more info

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The Words (originally published in French under the title 'Les Mots'

By: Sartre, Jean-Paul, translated from the French by Bernard Frechtman

Price: $25.00

Publisher: George Braziller, Inc., 215 Park Avenue South, New York, N.Y. 3. Printed in The United States of America: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 883

Condition: Good


Withdrawn from the library. Book shows very little wear, just the library stamps inside the covers. minor shelf wear to the edges and corners. pocket in the back cover. 255 pages. Five and three quarters inches wide by eight and one half inches tall. Our book number 883. View more info

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Autobiography of a Schizophrenic Girl

By: Sechehaye, Marguerite

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Canada, A Signet Book, NEW AMERICAN LIBRARY, 1633 Broadway, New York, New York 10019: First Printing, January 1970

Edition: Fifth or greater

Seller ID: 28015

Condition: Fair


4.25" x 7". Removed from the high school library. They CUT out the library bar code from the front cover with scissors, leaving an hole in the front cover. Text clean and binding secure, aside from the gaping hole in the front cover. 192 pages. A rare first-hand account of Mme. Sechehaye's entire schizophrenic experience. Foreward by Frank Conroy. Interesting reading even for the casual observer. Our book number 28015. View more info

Turner

By: Selz, Jean

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A.: Crown Pub: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 3015

ISBN: 0517523612

Condition: Very Good


Ex-LIbrary, also from the Nelson Collection in Tulsa. Dust Jacket in good condition, book very clean and tight. View more info