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Price: $5.00

Seller ID: 4397


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With Wings As Eagles - Poems and Ballads of the Air

By: Benet, William Rose

Price: $11.04

Publisher: New York, NY, Dodd. Mead & Company: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003814


This book contains wonderful poems, all about flying and being air born. They include Kittyhawk, The Yellow Bird, Lindbergh, To Dead Man's Island, Dirigibles, the Ballad of Amelia Earhart, 24 in all. Some are less than a page, some several pages, but all are thoughtful and well-written. The binding is deep blue cloth; the spine is very darkened with a 1" whitish area on it. The spine ends are frayed, and the corners worn. The spine is tight. There are a few blue spot... View more info

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Church's Story of the Odyssey

By: Church, M. A. , Rev. Alfred J.

Price: $7.82

Publisher: New York, NY, The MacMillan Company: 1922

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 003833


A Macmillan Pocket Classic, this is a prose edition of The Odyssey. It has been edited for school use. Includes a photo frontispiece of a bust of Homer. 24 chapters, each page has sentence numbering and, as needed, pronunciation at the bottom of the page. In the back is a pronunciation of proper names, in both Greek and Roman. The cloth binding is a reddish brown with light wear all around. The front board has a horizontal crease in it, the back has a vertical crease. A ... View more info

Reign in Hell

By: Diehl, William

Price: $5.54

Publisher: Ballantine Books: 1997

Seller ID: N-04009


Martin Vail is made Attorney General to rid the country of the preacher known as Brother Transgressor and his cult following. DJ is near fine, very slight wear at two right top corners. Binding is fine. 400 pages, fine, 5.75 x 8.5. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

Innocence

By: Fitzgerald, Penelope

Price: $9.23

Publisher: New York, Ny, U. S. A., Henry Holt And Company: 1987

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: N-06005


Binding is fine, black with gold lettering on spine. 224 pages, all pages are fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

Memoirs

By: Fitzroy, Sir Almeric

Price: $18.40

Publisher: New York, NY, George H. Doran Company: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003559


These two volumes complete the memoirs of Sir Almeric Fitzroy (1851 - 1935) . The memoir begins with a biographical note, with the actual dated entries beginning August 9th, 1898. This began with his appointment to the Clerk of the Council as head of the Administrative Staff. The memoirs discuss his work and family life during his 25-year occupation of this position. He served on many Committees and Royal Commissions, such as those on Physical Deterioration, Midwives, Ve... View more info

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Mister Tompkins in Paperback

By: Gamow, George

Price: $9.20

Publisher: Bentley House, London, Cambridge University Press: 1984

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 003922


This volume not only contains Mr. Tompkins in Wonderland and Mr. Tompkins Explores the Atom, but when those at Cambridge University Press decided such things, they contacted the writer and asked him to include some more stories and update some of the older ones to current scientific thought. New information was also added on fission and fusion, the steady state universe, and elementary particles. Scientific American reviewed the book, commenting " (It) will vastly fa... View more info

The Book of Ruth

By: Hamilton, Jane

Price: $5.06

Publisher: New York, Anchor Books: 1990

Edition: First Avon Edition

Seller ID: N-08015


Book cover and pages have no tears or wrinkles. The cover photograph is of the house first mentioned in the book. 328 pages. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

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Concert of the Season: a Dozen Czech Stories for Children

By: Hartl, Pavel

Price: $13.80

Publisher: Prague, Czech Republic, Claret Publishers: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004120


Included are twelve imaginative stories for children by several authors, , interspersed with brilliant color illustrations by various artists. Professor Hartl brought these together from favorites of children in the Czech Republic. Stories include Grandpa's Trick, The Lion in Hospital, Concert of the Season, The Wheel of Fortune, The Kept Promise, The Amber Pencil-Sharpener and several more. On the back are brief biographies of the contributors with photos. The pictorial... View more info

The Wall

By: Hersey, John

Price: $11.04

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1950

Edition: First Edition,BOMC

Seller ID: N-08002


632 pages. No marks or tears noted in the book. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

Visiting Life Women Doing Time on the Outside

By: Kinsella, Bridget

Price: $11.04

Publisher: New York, Harmony Books: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003434


When a friend who taught creative writing at a maximum-security prison asked Bridget Kinsella to read the work of one of his best students, she readily agreed. As a publishing professional, Kinsella was used to getting manuscripts. Who knows? She asked herself, Maybe I can help this talented inmate get published. She had no idea that her correspondence with a convicted murderer serving life without parole would lead to a relationship that would change her life forever. W... View more info

Garfield's Tales of Mystery

By: Kraft, Jim

Price: $5.52

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap:

Seller ID: CH-12091


1991; HB. Binding is very colorful, fine except for a few rubbings on the front cover. Illustrated by Mike Fentz. First page has a date stamp. 32 pages of text, vividly illustrated, no marks or tears. 5 stories included. View more info

The Sudden Guest

By: La Farge, Christopher

Price: $5.52

Publisher: Coward-Mccann, Inc.: 1946

Seller ID: N-12003


Binding has very slight wear at some corners; deep blue with gold lettering. 250 pages. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

Whatever I Do

By: Lebar, Mary E

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Wheaton, IL, Scripture Press: 1951

Edition: Unknown; Unknown

Seller ID: 004394


The rounded corners show a bit of wear at the corners. Two names are printed in ink on the title page. ; This book has a dark red comb spine. There is a song printed on the inside of the front board. It goes with the text in the book and may be sung or just read. The refrain is "God Takes Care of Me," which are the words used throughout the book along with a few words describing what the children are doing. They recommend that if your child is afraid of the dark,... View more info

Hour of Gold, Hour of Lead - Diaries and Letters of Anne Morrow Lindbergh 1929-1932

By: Lindbergh, Anne Morrow

Price: $9.20

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1973

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 002740


Part radiant, part somber, this second volume of Anne Lindbergh's Diaries and Letters covers the years of her early married life. The shy, sheltered, introspective girl is thrown into the world of action of her famous husband. From the very first moment he makes her a partner in his activities. He teaches her to fly; she learns to navigate and operate radio and to take aerial photographs on the survey flights they take together. Difficulties included living in the consta... View more info

Jules Verne: an Exploratory Biography

By: Lottman, Herbert R.

Price: $12.88

Publisher: New York, St Martins Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001472


This is the first time Jules Verne has been the subject of a biography. Drawing on previously unpublished letters and papers, Herbert R. Lottman reveals Jules Verne, the pioneer of the science fiction genre and the uncannily accurate forecaster of twentieth-century invention, in an entirely new light. In this groundbreaking biography, Lottman explores the dark, private side of the visionary writer. The binding is ivory and black; the top corners are turned in and there i... View more info

Everything We Wanted

By: Maracotta, Lindsay

Price: $9.23

Publisher: Crown Publishers, Inc.: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: N-13008


DJ is fine, no tears. Binding is fine. 356 pages, fine, no marks or tears. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

The Covenant (Two Volumes)

By: Michener, James A.

Price: $10.15

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1980

Seller ID: N-13005


1980; 2 volumes, HB. Binding has some scuffs, no edge wear. Spine is tight. Inside front and back covers have good maps of Africa. Volume 1, the map inside the cover has a spot. 972 pages, including glossary, are fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

Mutant Message Down Under

By: Morgan, Marlo

Price: $5.06

Publisher: Harper Collins Publishers: 1994

Seller ID: N-13001


Dust jacket has a protective cover; jacket design by Roberto de Vicq de Cumptich. This book was originally self-published, and involves aborigines and their spirits in Australia. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

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The Book of Telling: a Memoir

By: Muir, Sharona

Price: $11.54

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., Schocken Books: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002242


After her father died, Sharona Muir learned by chance that he had invented Israels first rocket. This book tells the amazing story of how Muir unravels the truth about her father's many lives. Muir travels to Israel to interview her father's former colleagues - a practically unknown group of foreign refugees who had been summoned by David Ben-Gurion to create weapons for a new nation. Sharing memories of her father, they heldped her to understand him in the context of th... View more info

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The Great Fire

By: Murphy, Jim

Price: $16.56

Publisher: New York, NY, Scholastic: 1995

Edition: Seventh Edition

Seller ID: 003930


A Newberry Honor Book. The great fire of 1871 was one of the most colossal disasters in American history. Overnight, the flourishing city of Chicago was transformed into a smoldering wasteland. The damage was so profound that few people believed the city could ever rise again. By weaving personal accounts of actual survivors with the carefully researched history of Chicago and the disaster, the author constructs a riveting narrative that recreates the event with drama an... View more info

Incandescense

By: Nova, Craig

Price: $8.28

Publisher: Dell Publishing: 1989

Seller ID: N-14003


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Paradise, Piece by Piece

By: Peacock, Molly

Price: $12.92

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., Riverhead Books: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002018


Molly Peacock is an award-winning, nationally recognized poet. She is also childless by choice. Over the years she found herself addressing - both internally and to others - crucial matters of self-definition: Was it possible to be a "complete woman" without having children? How does a woman talk about her life if it doesn't involve motherhood? How do people grow up if they don't have children? Peacock puts language to the decisions she made, seeking to learn how... View more info

Scarlet Sister Mary

By: Peterkin, Julia

Price: $13.80

Publisher: Triangle Books: 1928

Seller ID: N-16004


Binding has several light spots along the front vertical edge. A small amount of wear at the front corners and the spine edges. One dark mark on the front, one on the back. One small nick in the cloth cover on back, along the spine. F ormer owner's name inside front cover. Binding is pulling away from pages in front; back is fine. The title page has a 1" tear at top by the spine. The acknowledgement page has a 1 1/2" tear in the same place; the first page in chap... View more info

The Final Passage

By: Phillips, Caryl

Price: $9.23

Publisher: Faber And Faber, Ltd.: 1985

Seller ID: N-16002


Binding scuffed at edges, top and bottom of spine. Winner of the Malcom X Award. Pages have slight water damage on top and yellowing on edges. 205 pages. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info