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The Ringlings Wizards of the Circus (SIGNED AND INSCRIBED By Emmett Kelly )
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The Ringlings Wizards of the Circus (SIGNED AND INSCRIBED By Emmett Kelly )

by Harlow, Alvin P.

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Edition
First Edition
Published
1951
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Hardcover
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New York: Julian Messner, 1951. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED by America's clown Emmett Kelly at half-title page -" With Best Wishes to Sarah From Emmett Kelly 1952". Kelly joined the Ringling Brothers Circus in 1942 and remained with them until 1956. 1952 was also the year Kelly appeared in the Oscar winner for Best Picture "The Greatest Show on… Read more about this item
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Godel, Escher, Bach: an Eternal Golden Braid
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Godel, Escher, Bach: an Eternal Golden Braid

by Hofstadter, Douglas

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Used - Fine in Wraps, as Issued
Edition
Later Printing
Published
1980
Binding
Paperback
ISBN
9780394745022
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New York: Vintage Books, 1980. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR on half-title page - "To Jack and Peg Albertson, with best wishes, from Douglas Hofstadter, October, 1981". Winner of both the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Awards for non-fiction, and uncommon SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR in any edition or printing. Fine in Wraps, as Issued, no number row, a… Read more about this item
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(Binding-Fine, Bickers & Son)  Hodge and His Masters. New Edition
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(Binding-Fine, Bickers & Son) Hodge and His Masters. New Edition

by Jefferies, Richard

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Used - Near Fine
Edition
New Edition
Published
1890
Binding
Hardcover
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London: Smith, Elder and Co., 1890. Finely bound and stamp-signed Bickers & Son, London. Half green morocco over green buckram boards, marbled end papers, top edge gilt, Near Fine, spine evenly sunned, light wear to boards, front end page a bit loosened. Uncommon title in lovely contemporary fine binding. A collection of articles on farming, first published in book form… Read more about this item
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Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance
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Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance

by Obama, Barack

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Used - Fine
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Very Good Plus
Edition
First Edition
Published
1995
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780812923438
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New York: Times Books, a Division of Random House, Inc., 1995. First Printing, with Random House number row 2-9 and First Edition stated. Fine in a Very Good Plus dust jacket, 1" closed tear with tiny chip at bottom edge front spine fold. President Barack Obama's SCARCE first book published two years before the start of his political career. .… Read more about this item
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"Morris Goes to the Movies" 1991 MORRIS ( the Cat ) Calendar
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"Morris Goes to the Movies" 1991 MORRIS ( the Cat ) Calendar

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Used - Fine
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No Jacket, As Issued
Edition
First Printing
Published
1991
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Paperback
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No Place: Star-Kist, Inc. , 1991. Advertising calendar for the year 1991. Fine, 13" w x 11" h with spiral binding. The twelve months each with a different picture. Morris the Cat became the advertising mascot for 9Lives brand cat food in 1968. One of the most successful campaigns in advertising history, his successors are still featured in the… Read more about this item
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"Morris for President" 1988 MORRIS ( the Cat ) Calendar
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"Morris for President" 1988 MORRIS ( the Cat ) Calendar

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Edition
First Printing
Published
1988
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Paperback
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No Place: Star-Kist, Inc. , 1988. Advertising calendar for the year 1988. Fine, 12" w x 11" h with spiral binding. The twelve months each with a different picture and one page of manufacturer's coupons. Morris the Cat became the advertising mascot for 9Lives brand cat food in 1968. One of the most successful campaigns in advertising history, his successors… Read more about this item
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Warden Ragen of Joliet ; Famous Warden of One of the World's Toughest Prisons
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Warden Ragen of Joliet ; Famous Warden of One of the World's Toughest Prisons

by Erickson, Gladys A. ; Introduction By Joseph E. Ragen, Foreword By Harry Reutlinger ; Illustrated with Photographs

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Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Published
1957
Binding
Hardcover
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New Yo K: E. P. Dutton, 1957. SIGNED BY BOTH AUTHOR Gladys A. Ericson and Warden Joseph Ragen, and with collectible dust jacket SCARCE THUS. Near Fine, prior owner name in pencil, bit of shelf rubbing, rear end page bottom corner creases. In a Very Good dust jacket, light edge wear. . SIGNED BY AUTHORS. First Edition. Cloth.… Read more about this item
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The Thread That Runs So True
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The Thread That Runs So True

by Stuart, Jesse

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Used - Near Fine
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Published
1949
Binding
Hardcover
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1949. Near Fine, tiny rubs to cloth at tips, in a Very Good dust jacket, old internal tape mends at spine, 1/4" paper loss at spine ends due to chips otherwise a clean and bright jacket, SCARCE in collectible condition. Sub-titled "A Mountain School-Teacher Tells His Story". One of Kentucky's most beloved authors. . First… Read more about this item
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Simmons Hospital and Institution Catalogue , No. 16: Beds. Mattresses. Springs, Built for Sleep: Steel Furniture and Equipment
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Simmons Hospital and Institution Catalogue , No. 16: Beds. Mattresses. Springs, Built for Sleep: Steel Furniture and Equipment

by The Simmons Company

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Used - Very Good Plus
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No Jacket, As Issued
Edition
First Edition
Published
1929
Binding
Paperback
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New York: The Simmons Company, 1929. SCARCE. Very Good, oversized wrappers with small edge tears and chips and light soiling, internally Fine. 93 pp. with numerous black and white photographs. . First Edition. Pictorial Printed Wrappers. Very Good Plus/No Jacket, As Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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Fundamentals of Dress Construction
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Fundamentals of Dress Construction

by Sibylla Manning and Anna M. Donaldson

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Used - Near Fine
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No Jacket, As Issued
Edition
First Edition
Published
1926
Binding
Hardcover
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New York: The Macmillan Co,, 1926. SCARCE classic book on dress construction. Near Fine, prior owner name neatly blacked out at bottom of front end page. 223 pp. including Appendix and Index, numerous diagrams throughout. . First Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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The Tree Where Man Was Born / The African Experience
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The Tree Where Man Was Born / The African Experience

by Peter Matthiessen; Eliot Porter

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Used - Fine
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
1972
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780525222651
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New York: E. P. Dutton, 1972. First Edition stated, in dark brown cloth and with 2 prices front flap, the true First Edition. Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket, tiny chip at top and bottom edge of rear spine fold. . First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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Moon Walk

Moon Walk

by Jackson, Michael

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Used - Near Fine
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Fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
1988
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780385247122
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New York: Doubleday, 1988. Near Fine, light soiling to boards, in a Fine dust wrapper. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Danske Stole Danish Chairs
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Danske Stole Danish Chairs

by Ditzel, Nanna & Jorgen

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Used - Near Fine
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No Jacket, As Issued
Edition
First Edition
Published
1954
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Paperback
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Copenhagen: Host & Sons Forlag, 1954. First Edition, 1954. Near Fine, a few stray spots of foxing. RARE, especially in such lovely condition. 92 pages, 86 of which are excellent black and white photographs. Photos by Erik Hansen and Keld Helmer-Petersen. Text in Danish and English. A midcentury modern classic. . First Edition. Pictorial Printed Wrappers. Near Fine/No Jacket, As… Read more about this item
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The Art of Practical Whist

The Art of Practical Whist

by Drayson, Col, A. W.

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Used - Very Good
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No Jacket, As Issued
Edition
First Edition
Published
1880
Binding
Hardcover
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New York: George Routledge & Sons, 1880. Very Good, cloth worn at spine ends, prior owner name front end page, front end page starting to separate. 215 pages + 13 pages of publisher's ads. . First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket, As Issued. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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The Housewife's Reason Why: Affording to the Manager of Household Affairs Intelligible Reasons for the Various Duties She Has to Superintend or Perform
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The Housewife's Reason Why: Affording to the Manager of Household Affairs Intelligible Reasons for the Various Duties She Has to Superintend or Perform

by Anonymous

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Used - Very Good Plus
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No Jacket, As Issued
Edition
Later Edition
Published
1857
Binding
Hardcover
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London: Houlston & Wright, 1857. "Tenth Thousand. By the Author of 'The Reason Why - General Science,' &c.". Very Good Plus, small scrape top corner front end page, top edge dusty. Contents are clean, tight, and unmarked. Embossed brown cloth with gilt decorations and title, advertising endpages for "The Reason Why Series". 352 pgs with questions index. A fascinating look… Read more about this item
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So Youth May Know : New Viewpoints on Sex and Love

by Dickerson, Roy

Condition
Used - Very Good
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No Jacket
Edition
2nd Printing
Published
1930
Binding
Hardcover
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New York: Association Press, 1930. Second Printing, March 1930. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR on front endpage -"To Will H. Hays- In sincere appreciation of a very pleasant acquaintance, Roy E. Dickerson February 11, 1931". A wonderful ASSOCIATION COPY, Will H. Hays was notoriously the first President of Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America (MPPDA), which under his guidance… Read more about this item
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The Science of Swimming

by Counsilman, James E.

Condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
Very Good
Edition
Twelfth Printing
Published
1968
Binding
Hardcover
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Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1968. Twelfth Printing of this classic book on competitive swimming by the legendary Coach James "Doc" Counsilman. Near Fine, prior owner name front pastedown, completely covered by front flap, and small bookstore stamp front endpage. In a Very Good dustjacket with light edgewear . . Twelfth Printing. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good.
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Spontaneous Activity in Education; The Advanced Montessori Method

by Montessori, Maria

Condition
Used - Very Good Plus
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Very Good
Edition
Reprint
Published
1964
Binding
Hardcover
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Cambridge, MA: Robert Bentley, Inc., 1964. 1964 reprint of this classic study in education. Very Good Plus, edges of page block lightly soiled, faint sticker shadow endpages. Contents are clean, tight and unmarked. In a Very Good dustjacket slight spine fading of red title and a few tiny chips at head of spine. . Reprint. Cloth. Very Good Plus/Very Good.… Read more about this item
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Karl Martz Potter Retrospective

by Martz, Karl; Bowie, Theodore

Condition
Used - Near Fine
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No Jacket, As Issued
Edition
First Edition
Published
1977
Binding
Paperback
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Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Art Museum, 1977. Near Fine, wrappers lightly soiled. Scarce. Contents are clean, tight and unmarked. A must-have for the serious Martz collector. . First Edition. Pictorial Printed Wrappers. Near Fine/No Jacket, As Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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The Breads of France and How to Bake Them in Your Own Kitchen

by Clayton, Jr., Bernard

Condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
4th Printing
Published
1978
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780672520716
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Indianapolis, IN: Bobbs-Merrill, 1978. SIGNED by Author Bernard Clayton , Jr., and SCARCE thus, on the half-title page. Near Fine in a Very Good Plus dustjacket, 3 small edge tears and light wear at the edges. 4th Printing of the First Edition.. SIGNED. 4th Printing. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good Plus.
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