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Lamps on the Prairie A History of Nursing in Kansas: Sponsored by the Kansas State Nurses' Association

By: Compiled by The Writers' Program Of The Work Projects Administration [WPA] In The State Of Kansas

Price: $25.75

Publisher: Kansas St Nurses' Association; Emporia Gazette Press: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5832

Condition: Very Good+ in Poor dust jacket


Hardcover is blue with gold lettering on spine. Sewn pages are clean and tight. Faint signs of someone perhaps flipping through the pages, otherwise interior appears as if unused. Extensively illustrated with 98 b/w photographs. Laid in is the original order card to 'Cora A. Miller, Chairman, History Committee, K. S. N. A.' A project of the famous depression era WPA [Works Projects Administration]. Sections: Background; Campfire and Candlelight; Lanterns; More Lanterns; Lighthouses; Nurses are Trained; Lamp in Hand; Public Health Nurse Appears; War, Prosperity, Depression; Nurses Organize; Two... View more info

I Am That I Am

By: Conant, Phyllis & Pastor Kim Conant

Price: $21.50

Publisher: Raleigh, NC, Pentland Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6230

ISBN: 1571971262

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Hardcover is black, with gold lettering on spine. SIGNED BY ONE OF THE AUTHORS on the front end paper. "Oct 27--02, The Queen of Philadelphia, Pastor Kim Conant". illustrated with some b/w photographs and drawings. Phyllis Conant was born in Michigan. "...represents Phyllis Conant's search for spiritual truth and how she has related God's truth to others through a system of letters and numbers called Alphamatics. in delivering this message, Conant fulfills her spiritual place in the world as a deliverer of God's blessings to all those willing to listen". Co-authored with her... View more info

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Stud Adventures in Breeding

By: Conley, Kevin

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New York City, Bloomsbury Publishing: 2002

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 2908

ISBN: 1582341842

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Cover is black with gold lettering on spine. Brown monochrome endpapers. Pages are clean and tight. This is a NEW book. Looks at the elite, exclusive world of thoroughbred horse breeding, which must still be done by live cover for the foal to be eligible for registry with The Jockey Club [the thoroughbred, race horse registry]. Also looks at Quarter Horses and Standardbreds, as well as wild/feral horses. Every horse you see in a horse race, in America and most English speaking countries, is the result of this age old process. "Cheap stud, top stud, old stud, wild stud, from the Hall of Fam... View more info

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Stud Adventures in Breeding

By: Conley, Kevin

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New York City, Bloomsbury Publishing: 2002

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 9594

ISBN: 1582341842

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Cover is black with gold lettering on spine. Brown monochrome endpapers. Pages are clean and tight. This is a NEW book. Looks at the elite, exclusive world of thoroughbred horse breeding, which must still be done by live cover for the foal to be eligible for registry with The Jockey Club [the thoroughbred, race horse registry]. Also looks at Quarter Horses and Standardbreds, as well as wild/feral horses. Every horse you see in a horse race, in America and most English speaking countries, is the result of this age old process. "Cheap stud, top stud, old stud, wild stud, from the Hall of Fam... View more info

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Stud Adventures in Breeding

By: Conley, Kevin

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New York City, Bloomsbury Publishing: 2002

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 2907

ISBN: 1582341842

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Cover is black with gold lettering on spine. Brown monochrome endpapers. Pages are clean and tight. This is a NEW book. Looks at the elite, exclusive world of thoroughbred horse breeding, which must still be done by live cover for the foal to be eligible for registry with The Jockey Club [the thoroughbred, race horse registry]. Also looks at Quarter Horses and Standardbreds, as well as wild/feral horses. Every horse you see in a horse race, in America and most English speaking countries, is the result of this age old process. "Cheap stud, top stud, old stud, wild stud, from the Hall of Fam... View more info

Stud Adventures in Breeding

By: Conley, Kevin

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York City, Bloomsbury Publishing: 2003

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 9670

ISBN: 0747561761

Condition: Very Good+


Cover is black with gold lettering on spine. Brown monochrome endpapers. Pages are clean and tight. This is a NEW book. Looks at the elite, exclusive world of thoroughbred horse breeding, which must still be done by live cover for the foal to be eligible for registry with The Jockey Club [the thoroughbred, race horse registry]. Also looks at Quarter Horses and Standardbreds, as well as wild/feral horses. Every horse you see in a horse race, in America and most English speaking countries, is the result of this age old process. "Cheap stud, top stud, old stud, wild stud, from the Hall of Fam... View more info

Horse Trader The Story of a Real David Harum

By: Conrad, Earl

Price: $25.25

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell Company: 1953

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 7773

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Color Illustrations; 5 1/2 x 8 1/4; 213 pages; Hard cover is grey with pink lettering on the spine. Boards have extensive bumping, rubbing, finger-tip sized indentations on front and back. Gift inscription on front end paper. Some sunning. No DJ. Tight binding. Illustrated with colored drawings. "Harum was an inveterate horse-trader and considered engaging in the dubious practices long associated with this activity as morally justified by the expectation that similar practices would be employed by his adversary. In principle, he contended that this made horse-trading quite different from o... View more info

The Imperfect View

By: Conran, Russell F.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Marne, MI, Chrysler Books: 1992

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 3926

ISBN: 0963390848

Condition: Very Good+


Cover is heavy, glazed paper. Pages are clean and tight . Edited by Illana Olsen. "...will find in its pages humor of a character that could induce you to smile in amusement, chuckle in delight, or even break into laughter...Over many years, for divers reasons and purposes, I've written poems, skits and more to record my personal thoughts and ideas, to amuse audiences, for the purpose of public speaking...." Mr. Conran earned a B. S. And M. A. , pursuing a career as a high school administrator for over 36 years, before retiring in 1972. The ISBN 0963390848 appears in the book. ; 5 1/1... View more info

Scientific Blacksmith

By: Cooley, Mortimer E

Price: $12.25

Publisher: Ann Arbor, Michigan, Univ. of Michigan Press: 1947

Seller ID: 9699

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; 6 1/4 x 9 3/4 x 1; 290 pages; Hard cover is brown cloth with gold lettering on spine. Light rubbing, bumping, some sunning to edges. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with 7 b/w photographs. Mortimer Elwyn Cooley (1855 – 1944) was an American mechanical and consulting engineer, US Naval officer, and Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Michigan. He served as president of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers in the year 1919-20....After his graduation in 1878 he first served at the USS Quinnebaug, cruising the North Sea, and Mediterranean, ... View more info

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Life on the Ohio

By: Coomer, James & Captain James Coomer

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Lexington, KY, University Press of Kentucky: 1997

Seller ID: 8433

ISBN: 0813120004

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Ohio River Valley Series; Ex-Library; B&W Illustrations; 9.33 X 6.28 X 0.85 inches; xx, 179 pages; Hard cover is blue with slight rubbing. DJ, in mylar cover, is taped to book. Typical former library markings. This book appears as if rarely, or never, circulated. Pages are very clean and tight. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Endpapers have map of the Ohio River Valley. "When young James Coomer was offered a job as deckhand on the tugboat Pat Murphy at a dollar an hour, he took his first smell of diesel fuel and knew he was hooked. Life on the Ohio puts the reader in the pilot's seat as ... View more info

Eleanor

By: Cooney, Barbara

Price: $9.25

Publisher: New York, Puffin Books: 1999

Seller ID: 10490

ISBN: 0439137365

Condition: Very Good+


Picture Puffin Books Series; Color Illustrations; 7 3/4 x 11; Unpaginated pages; Soft cover book is stapled wraps. Covers have light rubbing, scuffing, creasing. Pages are clean and tight. Beautiful pictures by the author. Pages not numbered; 40 pages. "Though she came from a wealthy and privileged family, Eleanor Roosevelt grew up in a cheerless household that left her lonely and shy. Years passed before Eleanor began to discover in herself the qualities of intelligence, compassion, and strength that made her a remarkable woman. In Eleanor, two-time Caldecott Medal winner Barbara Cooney p... View more info

The New Deal in Money, As Broadcast by Rev. Charles E. Coughlin Over a National Network: October, November, and December---1933

By: Coughlin, Charles E

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Detroit, MI, Radio League of the Little Flower: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5319

ISBN: B0006D64BA

Condition: Very Good


Softcover is grey with black lettering on the front. Pages are clean and tight. Laid in is an unused, application slip. Father Coughlin is the famous, or infamous, priest who preached from The Shrine of the Little Flower, Royal Oak, Michigan, during the years leading up to World War 2. Here he takes on Pres. Franklin D. Roosevelt. Later he was known for his virulent anti-semitism, along with Henry Ford. The church still stands on Woodward Avenue in Royal Oak. But access to the archives for anything relating to this controversial church/Detroit area figure are severely restricted, and almost im... View more info

Tipperary Historical Journal 2003/irisleabhair Staire Thiobraid Arann

By: County Tipperary Historical Society

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Ireland, County Tipperary Historical Society: 2003

Seller ID: 6373

Condition: Very Good+


Softcover, blue spine with white lettering. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with b/w photographs, drawings, charts, etc. Includes 15 articles and a book review section. Some of the articles: Raymond O’Connor, Retaining relevance through reaction: Muintir na Tire 1931-71 (As a community development organisation, Muintir na Tire was strong in this county and their publications have lots of information about social and economic conditions and attitudes in the 1930s through to the ‘60s. The HQ in Tipperary town has a comprehensive archive; Oliver Brennan: Tipperary and the Titanic. Scar... View more info

Tipperary Historical Journal 2002/irisleabhair Staire Thiobraid Arann

By: County Tipperary Historical Society

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Ireland, County Tipperary Historical Society: 2002

Seller ID: 6374

Condition: Very Good+


Softcover, blue spine with white lettering. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with b/w photographs, drawings, charts, etc. Includes 13 articles and a book review section. Some of the articles: Denis G. Marnane, Tipperary town one hundred years ago: issues of identity; a special section on Marcu Bourke: an appreciation. Scarce journal. The Annual's original run, by the County Tipperary Historical Society, was from 1988-2007. ; Irisleabhair Staire Thiobraid Arann Series; B&W Illustrations; 7 1/4 x 9 3/4; vi, 262 pages; Cover has light shelf wear, bumpiing, rubbing/scuffing. View more info

Tipperary Historical Journal 2000/irisleabhair Staire Thiobraid Arann

By: County Tipperary Historical Society

Price: $16.75

Publisher: Ireland, County Tipperary Historical Society: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10276

Condition: Very Good+


Softcover, blue spine with white lettering. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with b/w photographs, drawings, charts, etc. Includes 18 articles and a book review section. Some of the articles: Marlfield's coloured embroidery industry and Lady Aberdeen; Famine in south Tepperary--Part Five; Presbyterianism in the Fethard area [1690-1919]. ; Irisleabhair Staire Thiobraid Arann Series; B&W Illustrations; 7 1/4 x 9 3/4; viii, 214 pages; Cover has light shelf wear, bumpiing, rubbing/scuffing; bottom corner, cover and many pages, bumped. View more info

Saddle Seat Equitation: The Definitive Guide Revised Edition

By: Crabtree, Helen K.

Price: $45.25

Publisher: Sparks, NV, Western International Inc.: 1999

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 6157

ISBN: 096651940X

Condition: Near Fine


Softcover is heavy, glazed paper. Purple with white lettering on front and spine. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Illustrated with dozens of b/w photographs. "The importance of this book to every rider and the contribution it has made to those of the saddle horse industry cannot be stressed enough....is, in fact, the 'New Testament of Riding' and another outstanding accomplishment of a woman who has attained excellence in so many endeavors to the benefit of so many. From all of those who have read and all of those who will read your book, 'Thank you, Mrs. Crabtree." '.... View more info

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Arctic Dance The Mardy Murie Story

By: Craighead, Charles & Bonnie Kreps

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Portland, Oregon, Graphic Arts Center Publishing: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6720

ISBN: 1558686002

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Hard cover is green with gold lettering on spine. Sewn binding is tight; pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Green end papers. Extensively illustrated with over 100 color and b/w photographs, and a b/w map. "After her Yukon River wedding to naturalist Olaus Murie, Mardy [Margaret 'Mardy' Murie: 1902-2003] joined her husband for years of wilderness adventure...For more than 7 decades, Mardy Murie has tirelessly championed the environment...led to the founding of The Wilderness Society and the establishment of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge [ANWAR]...known as 'the Mother of... View more info

Universalism And Problems Of The Universalist Church Or, a Statement of Our Doctrines, the Reaons for Preaching Them, the Causes Retarding the Growth of Universalism and a Plea for Better Methods; Also, a Discussion of the Work of the Church and the Duty of the Laity: .....

By: Crispin, William Frost, edited and compiled by

Price: $20.50

Publisher: Akron, OH, Beacon Pub. Company, Printers and Binders: 1888

Seller ID: 5532

Condition: Very Good-


Hardcover is dark green, with black, blind stamped design at top and bottom of front and gold lettering on front and spine. End papers are tan and white monochrome floral pattern. Frontispiece is b/w with tissue page still separating it from the title page. Overall, pages are clean and tight. Some sunning and minor foxing. Book has 27 chapters and an index. ; 5 1/2 x 8; xviii, 322 pages; Cover has shelf wear, rubbing/scuffing, bumping, light sunning, minor fraying at top and bottom of spine, white smudge on front cover; sunning to text block edges. Previous owners name tidily written on back o... View more info

Winds of Change The History of the Office of the Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy : 1967-1992

By: Crist, Charlotte D.

Price: $23.50

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Joint Publication of the Office of the Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy and the Naval Historical Center: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6082

ISBN: 0945274114

Condition: Very Good+


Softcover is blue, heavy paper with gold lettering on front, blue spine with white lettering. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. Laid in is a heavy paper stock card which reads "Presented with the Compliments of the Director of Naval History, Dean C. Allard", Naval Historical Center, Washington, D. C. " Illustrated with b/w photographs. Some of the sections are: The Pulsetakers; Zumwalt's MCPON; Pride and Professionalism; The Rest of the Team: Spouses, Staff and Friends; about the author. ; B&W Photographs; 0.5 x 9.5 x 6.5 Inches; viii, 149 pages; Very faint rubbing/s... View more info

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Home Fires Burning

By: Crocker, Vonda

Price: $28.50

Publisher: No Place, Xlibris: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8688

ISBN: 1477139427

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


B&W Photographs; 9.10 X 5.90 X 1.10 inches; v, 273 pages; AUTHOR SIGNED AND INSCRIBED ON HALF TITLE PAGE. Hard cover has blue boards gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight. Appears to be a new book. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Laid in is bookmark customized for this book. DJ has faint rubbing, scuffing; in a mylar cover. .." . Chronicles the 34 years as an Army wife of Vonda Crocker. She married a 2d Lt. Of infantry and kept the home fires during 26 moves, numerous crises...as well as daily Army lfe. She saw the Army through the eyes of a wife, mother, family support memb... View more info