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The Lilies of the Field; The Haunting Miracle of a Humble Man and Four Nuns Who Built a Little Church

By: Barrett, William

Price: $12.25

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1962

Seller ID: 9521


1st edition Series; Ex-Library; B&W Illustrations; 6.50 X 3.90 X 0.60 inches; 92 pages; Hard cover is former library book. With typical markings. DJ is in a mylar covered, taped down to book. Illustrated with b/w drawings by Burt Silverman. Other than typical library markings, the pages are quite clean and tight. "An amiable southern Negro, driving through the Southwest after getting out of the Army, stops to help four German refugee nuns build a church." View more info

Rooftop Secrets and Other Stories of Anti-Semitism

By: Bush, Lawrence

Price: $13.75

Publisher: New York, Union of American Hebrew Congregations: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9595


B&W Illustrations; 6 X 9; xii, 157 pages; Soft cover has black spine with white lettering. Light rubbing, scuffing, sunning to covers. Former owner's name neatly written inside front cover. Some b/w illustrations. Pages are clean and tight. A collection of eight short stories, with background information and commentary, each dealing with a young Jew's confrontation with anti-Semitism in different periods of Jewish history. View more info

Prentice Alvin: The Tales Of Alvin Maker, Book III: Abridged Read by Nana Visitor

By: Card, Orson Scott;

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Newstar Media Inc.: 1999

Seller ID: 5586


Sealed in publisher's shrink wrap. This is an abridged audio version of the book. It's on 4 cassettes with a run time of ca. 6 hours. Read by Nana Visitor, the actress who played Major, later Colonel, Kira on the TV program Star Trek: Deep Space Nine for it's entire run. Orson Card is a multiple Hugo and Nebula award winner. "Using the lore and folk-magic of the men and women who settled a continent, and the beliefs of the tribes who were there before them...has crea... View more info

The Empty Schoolhouse.

By: Carlson, Natalie Savage & John Kaufmann

Price: $9.75

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins: 1965

Seller ID: 9341


Ex-Library; B&W Illustrations; 8.80 X 6.70 X 0.70 inches; 119 pages; Hard cover is a former library book, with the usual stamps and markings. From the card in rear pocket, this was a fairly popular book at the school. Pages are quite clean, and tight. Illustrated with b/w drawings by John Kaufmann. This copy is from 1965, with no ISBN [the book predates the use of an ISBN]' publisher is Harper & Row, Company. But Carlson has done a credible job of introducing kids to sev... View more info

Village In August [China's Great War Novel]

By: Chun, Tien; Introduction by Edgar Snow

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cleveland, The World Publishing Co. /Tower Books Edition: 1943

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 424


Intro by Edgar Snow. Cover is red with black lettering on the spine. Has some bumping, edge wear and rubbing at top and bottom of spine. DJ has some edge wear, rubbing, bumping, series of small tears along top and bottom edges, a 1 1/2" x 1 1/2" piece missing from top of back and another small section is gone from bottom at the back; in a Brodart cover. Inscription in black ink at bottom of front end paper. Pages are clean and tight with some sunning to edges. St... View more info

One Hundred And One Treasures From The Collections Of The William L. Clements Library. A Celebration Of Seventy-Five Years 1923-1998

By: Dann, John C. (Edited by)

Price: $41.25

Publisher: Ann Arbor, Michigan, Clements Library, University of Michigan: 1998

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 8766


B&W Illustrations; 9 1/4 x 12 1/4; 179 pages; Signed and inscibed inside front end paper: 'To Linda Chapman, fellow library ______, With best wishes, John C Dann. ', Hard cover is blue with blue lettering on front and spine. Matching DJ, in a mylar cover. Very faint rubbing. Blue endpapers. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. 'In 1920, Clements offered his collection to the University of Michigan, along with $175,000 (plus $15,000 for furnishings and equipme... View more info

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Belmont Castle Or Suffering Sensibility Theobold Wolfe Tone & Divers Hands

By: Deane, Marion, Ed.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Dublin, The Lilliput Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 2869


Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. "Among the possessions seized from Theobold Wolfe Tone upon his arrest I 1798 were two copies of 'Belmont Castle', the epistolary novel he wrote and published with his friends Richard Jebb and John Radcliffe in 1790...satirizing the lives of several prominent figures of the Anglo-Irish establishment and redressing a painful love affair from Tone's past...in a tour de force of scholarly recovery, Marion Deane's introducti... View more info

Samurai: Son Of Death Eclipse Graphic Novel No. 14

By: Divono, Sharman and Hiroshi Hirata

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Forestville, CA, Eclipse Books: 1987

Seller ID: 4528


Softcover is heavy paper. Pages are clean and tight. Lavishly illustrated on each page with many frames in b/w drawings. "...combines the history of one of feudal Japan's greatest battles with a new legend of a dead samurai warrior miraculously restored to life..." ; B&W Illustrations; 6 1/2 x 10 1/4; 45+ pages; Cover has light rubbing/scuffing, some bumping and shelf wear. View more info

The Black Crow Conspiracy

By: Edge, Christopher

Price: $10.75

Publisher: Chicago, Albert Whitman & Company: 2015

Seller ID: 9504


The Penelope Tredwell Mysteries Series; 8.10 X 5.70 X 1.10 inches; 264 pages; Hard cover is teal/green with teal lettering on spine. NEW book with DJ. "In 1902, fifteen-year-old Penelope Tredwell, magazine publisher and writer of macabre tales, must uncover a mystery surrounding the theft of the Crown Jewels and a thief that can walk through walls before the coronation of Edward VII". "In 1902, fifteen-year-old Penelope Tredwell, magazine publisher and writer... View more info

Straight From The Heart II [two] More True Stories of Remarkable Encounters with Once-In-A-Lifetime Horses

By: editors Of Equus Magazine [Selected by]

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Gaithersburg, MD, Primedia Equine Network: 2003

Seller ID: 4430


Softcover is heavy, glazed paper. Pages are clean and tight; book appears almost as if unused. Illustrated with 14 b/w drawings. Several dozen authors contributed short stories to this collection. Book is divided into sections: The Stuff of Dreams; Tried and Tested; Comfort and Joy; Thanks for the Memories. All of those section titles describe my life with horses, and I'm sure most horse lovers will identify with them! ; B & W illustrations; 5 1/2 x 8 1/2; 180 pages; Cov... View more info

The X Bar X Boys At The Strange Rodeo; #14

By: Ferris, James Cody; Gretta, J Clemens

Price: $13.25

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1935

Seller ID: 264


Red hard cover with green, stamped lettering on front and spine. Green topstain on textblock. Green, monochrome end papers. B/W frontispiece. Illustrator's name, Gretta, misspelled, on title page, as 'Gretter'. Last 6 pages are ads for other series by this publiser. "Thrilling tales of the great west, told primarily for boys but which will be read by all who love mystery, rapid action, and adventures in the great open spaces. The Manley Boys, Roy and Teddy, are the s... View more info

LIVING DANGEROUSLY

By: Fiennes, Sir Ranulph

Price: $31.25

Publisher: London, MACMILLAN: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8409


B & W and Color and Maps; 9.92 X 7.56 X 1.02 inches; viii, 263 pages; SIGNED. Hard cover is blue with gold lettering spine. Light shelf wear, rubbing. DJ has light shelf wear, rubbing, bumping, scuffing; in a mylar cover. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. Extensively illustrated with 61 color and 13 b/w photographs and 11 b/w maps. Gift inscription from author on title page: WITH VERY BEST WISHES, RANULPH FIENNES, 19TH OCTOBER, 1987. "Fiennes [t b. 194... View more info

The Northwoods Reader Contains the Comlete Books of the Original #2, 6 & 7

By: Gage, Cully

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Gwinn, MI, Avery Color Studios: 2002

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 8144


Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with many b/w drawings. This reprint from 1983. "Memories of tales that actually occurred, of people in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, around the turn of the century". First in the series. There are seven books from this series listed. ; Northwoods Reader Series; Vol. 3; B&W Illustrations; 7 x 10; 304 pages; Soft cover has tannish spine with black lettering. This volume includes the texts of books 2, 6 & 7. Cully Gage is the ps... View more info

Heads and Tales A Third Northwoods Reader

By: Gage, Cully

Price: $10.25

Publisher: Autrain, MI, Avery Color Studios: 1982

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 8982


B&W Illustrations; 9.90 X 6.90 X 0.50 inches; 127 pages; Soft cover has a tan spine with black lettering. Shelf wear to covers, light creasing, w/ some rub marks on back. Pages are clean and tight. Charmingly illustrated with scattered b/w drawings. Another in the series on Michigan life by Gage. View more info

Heads And Tales A Third Northwoods Reader

By: Gage, Cully

Price: $9.75

Publisher: Autrain, MI, Avery Color Studios: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9020


Ex-Libris; B&W Illustrations; 9.90 X 6.90 X 0.50 inches; 127 pages; Soft cover has a tan spine with black lettering. Minor shelf wear to covers, w/ some rub marks on back. Embossed stamp from private library of former owner on front end paper. Pages are clean and tight. Charmingly illustrated with scattered b/w drawings. Another in the series on Michigan life by Gage. View more info

Anasazi Princess: A Novel

By: Gibson, James

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Fayetteville, NC, Old Mountain Press, Inc.: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3933


Cover is heavy glazed paper. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Stated first edition. "More than a year has passed when Caleb Stone, prodigal son of J. E. Stone, learns of his father's murder by nightriders....Caleb's return upsets the uneasy balance of power among the ranchers adn he finds few friends and little help...Caleb finds peace w/ the Huastecs, and comes to care for Shanni, but knows they can have no life together until he deals with his enemi... View more info

Michigan Quarterly Review A Special Issue - Arthur Miller - Volume XXXVII, Number 4 - Fall 1998

By: Goldstein, Lawrence (Editor)

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Ann Arbor, Michigan, The University of Michigan: 1998

Seller ID: 6437


Soft cover is heavy, glazed paper. White spine with black lettering. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Illustrated with 21 b/w photographs. Arthur Asher Miller ( 1915 – 2005) ] was a prolific American playwright and essayist. He was a prominent figure in American theatre. He graduated from the University of Michigan in 1938. This special edition of the review has articles by 25 authors, on many aspects of one of the most celebrated American playwrights. ... View more info

The Secret Cardinal

By: Grace, Tom

Price: $17.75

Publisher: New York, Vanguard Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6710


AUTHOR SIGNED on title page. Hard cover is red with black spine, gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. "Inspired by true events....ex-Nay SEAL Nolan Kilkenny returns in an adventure that races from the grandeur of the Vatican across the vastness of Asia, ultimately involving China, the Mafia, and the conclave of cardinals that will elect the next pope..."; 1.4 x 9.7 x 6.5 Inches; 345 pages; Faint rubbing. DJ in mylar cover. ; ... View more info

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A Stranger Shore

By: Greenway, Betty

Price: $41.25

Publisher: Lanham, MD, Scarecrow Press: 1998

Seller ID: 8756


9.24 X 6.44 X 0.80 inches; xx, 185 pages; Hard cover is blue cloth with gold lettering on front and spine. Light rubbing to front and back covers. This is a NEW book, with some shelf wear. No DJ, as issued. Pages are clean and tight. Maureen Mollie Hunter McIlwraith, known as Mollie Hunter 1922 – 2012) [1] was a Scottish writer. She wrote fantasy for children, historical stories for young adults and realistic novels for adults. A passionate Scot, many of her works are ... View more info

Dave Darrin at Vera Cruz; or, Fighting with the U.S. Navy in Mexico

By: Hancock, H. Irving;

Price: $10.25

Publisher: Akron, OH, Saalfield Publishing Company: 1914

Seller ID: 5713


Hardcover is grey with black lettering on front and spine. Pages are clean and tight; sewn binding. B/W frontispiece. Harrie Irving Hancock (1866? -1922) was an American chemist and writer, mainly remembered as an author of children's literature, including several book series, as well as stories in periodicals. These tended to have an American, patriotic theme. The Dave Darrin Series appears to contain 6 titles, from ca. 1914-1919. ; The Dave Darrin Series Series; 5 1/4 ... View more info