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Cinderella Skeleton (SIGNED By illustrator)

By: An Souci, Robert D.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: San Diego, New York, London, Harcourt Inc.: 2000

Edition: First Editiion

Seller ID: 28246


Crisp, clean book pristine inside and out. Not only did the illustrator SIGN it on the front free endpaper, but he also sketched a picture for the owner and wrote thus, "To -----. Best wishes 2000. Catrow."The art explodes with color and is just right for a Gothic Cinderella. The story is told in rhyme and is much fun to read aloud. A very differen book for this author. Book measures 8-3/4" x11-1/4" and shows just one small defect -- a shadow from a previous price stick... View more info

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The Plymouth Theatre "What Price Glory?" (1924)

By: Anderson, Maxwell; Stallings, Laurence

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York City, Plymouth Theatre: 1924

Seller ID: 28140


Very nice clean program wth three full color ads -- Djer-Kiss gift sets at back of front cover, Kelly Springfield Tires inside back cover, and the most beautiful, Murad Cigarettes, on the back. "What Price Glory?"was a three-act WWI drama set in a French village. The show opened September 5, 1924 and closed Setpember 12, 1925. This program comes from the week of December 8, 1924. Cast included Louis Wolheim as Captain Flagg, Leyla Georgie as Charmagne De La Cogna... View more info

Deep Dish

By: Andrews, Mary Kay

Price: $18.00

Publisher: HarperCollins: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED by Author

Seller ID: 19952


Very clean and nice. No chips or tears and jacket protected by brand new mylar cover. SIGNED without inmscription by author on title page. Two southern cooks vie for a national cooking show in this humorous novel by the beloved author of Savannah Blues, Savannah Breeze and Blue Christmas. 384 pages with recipes. View more info

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Off the Court (1st Ed. SIGNED By Ashe)

By: Arthur Ashe; Neil Amdur

Price: $45.00

Publisher: U.S.A., New American Library: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Ashe

Seller ID: 28250


Crisp, clean book with no names or writing other than Arthur Ashe's SIGNATURE scrawled on half title page without isncription. No bumps to boards, no tears or chip,s and no price-clip. Dustjacket will arrive in brand new mylar cover. Book includes two sections of black and white photographe to augment this biograohy. View more info

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The Rector of Justin

By: Auchincloss, Louis

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, The Franklin Library: 1977

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: SIGNED by Author

Seller ID: 25725


Beautiful book, clearly never read. Hinge is very tight and book is quality made with chocolate brown leather binding, dark brown moire endpapers, gilded edges on all three sides, lavish gilt design on both boards and brown satin ribbon marker. The spiine also shows four raised bands and book is signed at blank page at front with tissue gaurd llaid-in to protect it. Book is illustrarted bea8utfully by Uldis Klavins. Originally poublished in 1964, 417 pages. View more info

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Exit Lady Masham (SIGNED first Edition)

By: Auchincloss, Louis

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Franklin Centrer, PA, Franklin Library First Editions Society: 1983

Seller ID: 26052


Crisp, clean book bound in red leather and beautifully, lavishly, decorated with gilt to both boards and to spine which has two raised bands. Pages are gilded on all three sides and there is a bound-in ribbon marker. SIGNED with actuall readability by Auchincloss on first page after front free endpaper. A period novella based on the life of Abigail Hill, Lady Masham, who was cconsidered a climber of the Uriah Heep variety. Book is dedicated to historian Barbara Tuchman.... View more info

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So This Is Depravity (SIGNED Limited Edition)

By: Baker, Russell

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Congdon & Lattes: 1980

Edition: First Edition Limited

Seller ID: 27975


Beautiful book in like slipcase. No defects of note on either item. This edition consisted of a very small print run -- just 500 copies of which this is #460. Russell Baker SIGNED without inscription on limitation page. A full page shows the names of people who helped choose the best of Baker's short writings. Among them are Art Buchwald, Malcom Cowley, Brendan Gill, Larry King, George Plimpton, and Gay Talese plus many more. Book in case measures 5-1/2" x 8-1/4" with 3... View more info

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The Poem "Waiting" by John Burroughs Supplementary Notes by Clara Barrus (SIGNED 1927)

By: Barrus, Clara

Price: $25.95

Publisher: Roxbury-in-the-Catskills, Self-published: 1927

Seller ID: 25790


Lovely booklet not often seen. Other than a light half circle stain to top front edge and a small loss of paper at top and bottom of spine to yapped edges, the booklet is clean and the ontents are pristine. Booklet is SIGNED by Dr. Clara Barrus, the author, thus: "To Dina and Reuben with abiding affection. Clara Barrus." Booklet shows a lovely pensive photo at frontis of the poet,John Burroughs, sitting by the fire. Booklet actually has a dustjacket over the card covers.... View more info

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Losing Face In America (SIGNED)

By: Bassette, John

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Atwater, Ohio, Laughing Willow Productions: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28074


John Basette was a poet, a folk singer, an essayist, and a TV personality in the Greater Cleveland area. He was something of a celebrity here, but prior to that he rocked the 1967 Newport Festival with a song of his own compositon called "Brown Boy." He also participated in a musical show at Carnegie Hall. Bassette died in 2006. His book is rarely seen --- I bought it in Dayton, Ohio. It's in very clean, tightly bound condition and was SIGNED on the back of the front cov... View more info

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Lisa's Story: The Other Shoe

By: Batiuk, Tom

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Kent, Ohio, Kent State University Press: 2007

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: SIGNED by Author and Illustrator

Seller ID: 27949


Crisp, beautiful book with no bumps to boards, no tears or chips to jacket, and no names or writing. Batiuk, the writer and illustrator of the comic Funky Winkerbean, SIGNED on the half title page without personal inscription thus: "All the Best, Tom Batiuk." Those who followed the daily strip the journey of Lisa Moore, one of Funky's friends, and her battle with breast cancer. A journey of laughter, redemption, sadness and more, but always poignant, and now collected... View more info

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Some Living; A Collection By Lloyd Battista

By: Battista, Lloyd

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Unknown, Self-published: 1961

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: SIGNED by Author

Seller ID: 25634


Mild toning to cover edge nearest spine, but otherwise a clean, tightly bound book which may be the work of the actor/writer with the same name. He was born in Cleveland in 1937 and the book was purchased in Cleveland from a small edition. If this is the actor -- and I do think it is -- he was 24 years old at the time. His first acting credit came in the late 60's and by 1970 he was on his way. The book was inexpensively published with a plastic comb binding measuring 6... View more info

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Behind the Ivy: Fifty Years in One University and With Vistis to Sundry Others

By: Berry, Romeyn

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ithaca, New York, Cornell University Press: 1950

Edition: Presumed First

Inscription: Signed & Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 28271


Book itself is clea nand tightly bound with no cracks to hinges and pristine pages throughout. Former owner wrote his name and the date 1950 on the front free endpaper. The author wrote on the title page at top thus: "With every good wish, Romeyn Berry." The dustjacket paper is still crips, but edges of white endflap-s are browned a bitand there ischipt to bother corners to all four corners at front and one at back (see photos), but looks very handsome in brand n... View more info

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Starting Out, 1920-1947 (SIGNED 1st Ed.)

By: Berton, Pierre

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Plattsburgh, NY, U.S.A., McClelland & Stewart/Tundra Books: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 27384


Very nice, clean book in brand new protective mylar. Boards are unbumped and there are no names or writing other than having been SIGNED by Berton on title page with no inscription. Dated 1987. Dustjacket shows price-clipping and some toning to spine and to top of dustjacket, but there are no chips or tears. The acclaimed Candian historian offers up a lively, and at times funny, account of his first 27 years and sheds light on his contradictory nature. Handsome color p... View more info

Brothers of the Heart: A Story of the Old Northwest 1837-1838 (SIGNED 1st)

By: Blos, Joan W.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Atheneum: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED & Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 17554IN


Very nice book with no tears or chips, no price clip and protected with in brand new mylar cover. Book itself is without fault and jacket nearly so -- just toning to white portion of jacket at back and on flaps. SIGNED and inscribed on half title page thus "With best wishes to ---- from Joan W Blos, '87." Blos, a 1980 winner of the coveted Newbery for A Gathering of Days, here tells the story of the Fiddler's crippled son who after a fight with his father ru... View more info

A Gathering of Days : A New England Girl's Journal, 1830-1832

By: Blos, Joan W.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Atheneum: 1979

Edition: 11th Printing

Inscription: SIGNED & Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 17608IN


An exceptionally nice copy. Book itself is in fine condition -- clean as a whistle inside and out. Inscribed and signed by author on title page thus: "For ----- with best wishes from Joan Blos, 9/15/87" Dustjacket is likewise very clean and paper retains its crispness. Has not been price-clipped and is most handsome in brand new mylar. Retains Newbery Award seal at front. Only fault is a small bit of rubbing at front near top and bottom of spine.This book is a mu... View more info

The Women In His Life

By: Bradford, Barbara Taylor

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Preferred Editions: 1990

Seller ID: 19596


Book is leatherbound and beautifully gilded at both face and spine. The page edges are likewise gilt and the book is SIGNED by the author and numbered 225 of only 500 copies. It measures 6-1/4"x9-1/2" , has no names or writing, and is clean as a whistle inside and out.Book marks the first time Bradford used a male protagonist in her novels. 522 pages -- a long winter's read. View more info

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Those Desert Hills and Other Poems (SIGNED 1st Ed.)

By: Breedlove, Mildred

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, The Vogue House: 1959

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 27173


Crisp and clean -- very gently cared for by previous owner. SIGNED by the poet on half title page without inscription. Breedlove was at the time of writing the Poet Laureate of Nevada, a post she ultimately resigned due to a conflict with the powers that be. The poems are a homage to her beloved land, but also probes the soul. Book measures 6"x9" and has 95 pages. View more info

The Christmas Trolls

By: Brett, Jan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Putnam Pub Group: 1993

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: SIGNED by Author

Seller ID: 24104


Crisp, beautiful book charmingly designed with decorative laminated boards and pictorial dustjacket. There are no bumps to boards, no names or wriiting, and no tears or chips. Jacket has not been price-clipped and is most handsome in brand new mylar cover. SIGNED by author/illustrator on title page. Also, author's business card laid-in. Book measures 9-1/4"x11-1/4" and is delightfully illustrated in full color to accompany a cute read-aloud story about a group of... View more info

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Triumphant Mourner: The Tragic Dimension of Franklin Pierce (SIGNED)

By: Brian M. Jordan

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Dorrance Pubishing Co. Inc.,: 2003

Edition: First Printing Stated

Seller ID: 23896


Book is in excellent condition -- no spine crease, no cove left, no creases to pages, no names or writing other than the author' s which reads, "12-11-03, With Best wishes, Brian Mathew Jordan." President 14 is one of the least known of the 45. He put everything he had into poltiics and partisan ones at that. All of this kep him from his wife and children and paved the trail for the Civil War.The book measures 6" x 9" and has 133 pages. View more info

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The Majic Bus An American Odyssey (SIGNED 1st Ed.)

By: Brinkley, Douglas

Price: $68.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt-Brace: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23832


I somehow missed this book when it came out, but it's a great read. It's about a a young professor, the author, who took 17 students on a sleep-over bus as part of Hofstra University's traveling course, Art and Culture Across America. This was the maiden voyage and it included reading 12 books by great American writers, saw Bob Dylan in Seattle, gambled at a Vegas casino, danced to Bourbon Street jazz in New Orleans, visited Elvis Presley's Graceland and William Faulkne... View more info