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Wawiri Primitiv Nepek Kolteszete
1 Wawiri Primitiv Nepek Kolteszete
Budapest, Hungary Bibliotheca 1942 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Buff colored cover with red and black illustration and print. Minor chips or dents to cover edges. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition.Written in Hungarian. Frobenius was regarded as the discoverer of African rock paintings and of African art as such, also the representatives of Hungarian avantgarde had come to hear of his activities. This is how Iván Hevesy, Miklós Radnóti - before his trip to Paris - and even Iván Fónagy (Wawiri. Primitív népek költészete. ' Wawiri. The Poetry of Primitive People', 1942, Budapest) got to know the African texts published by Frobenius. Scarce if not rare. ; 12mo 7" - 7˝" tall; 143 pages; p 
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2 Bain, John, Jr., editor & Illustrated by Illustrated. Tobacco in Song & Story
New York , NY Caldwell 1896 First Edition; Various Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
An early and scarce work on Tobacco, Philosophy of Smoking, Poetry of Smoke, etc. Cover worn with spotting. Decorative end papers. Poems in back. Contents clean. Photo of Prince Albert in front . This booklet is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition.Scarce work.; Drawings; 144 pages; 
Price: 15.97 USD
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3 Barlow, James Stanley Appalachia and Beyond Yarns and Yearnings in Prose and Poetry
Xlibris Corporation 2005 1413480926 / 9781413480924 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed and signed by author on end paper. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. ; 9.20 X 6.20 X 1.20 inches; 356 pages 
Price: 19.97 USD
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To D-Day and Back  Adventures with the 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment and Life as a World War II POW: A memoir, Bearden, Bob
4 Bearden, Bob To D-Day and Back Adventures with the 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment and Life as a World War II POW: A memoir
Zenith Press/Author 2007 0760332584 / 9780760332580 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Signed by two World War II heros, Bob Bearden on title page and by another 507th infantryman Jim "Pee Wee" Martin. Bob Bearden's To D-Day and Back was not just another paratrooper-themed memoir trying to ride on the success of others. Several distinctions set this work apart from others. Bearden told his story from a very personal angle. Coupled with the use of everyday prose, the book is another one of those works that felt much like storytelling by a member of the family. It is not just another war memoir, but rather, the book told how the war interacted with Bearden's life. n the predawn hours of D-Day, June 6, 1944, Bob Bearden and his comrades in the 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment jumped into the inky skies over Normandy. Their mission: defend the west bank of the Merderet River against German counterattack. After long months of training they were finally taking the war to the Germans. Bearden’s time in combat proved shortlived, however, when he was captured on D-plus-2, June 8. This was only the beginning of a new war for his survival through multiple German POW camps, his so-called “liberation” by Russian tanker crews more bent on exacting vengeance upon the Germans than safeguarding Allied prisoners, and the perilous journey that followed, mostly on foot, along the sandy, snow-covered roads of Germany and Poland on the way to Moscow and eventually, back home to Dallas, Texas.(from inside flap) ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 304 pages; Signed by Collection of Signatures 
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5 Brooks, Charles S. Frightfull Plays
New York , NY Harcourt Brace & Company 1992 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Flory, Julia McCune 
Green board with black cloth spine, paste-on label. Side of spine rubbed and has 1" chip out of top above label. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 214 pages 
Price: 8.97 USD
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6 Buchanan, Pegasus Chestnut Street
Boston, MA Bruce Humphries 1956 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Green cloth. Dust jacket in mylar protective cover. Inscribed by author "To Rosa Lee Meek, who is the kind of reader I write for, Pegasus Buchanan. " We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; 8.20 X 5.70 X 0.60 inches; 96 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 17.46 USD
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Entretiens de Ciceron sur Les Vrais Biens et sur Les Vrais Maux, Cicero
7 Cicero Entretiens de Ciceron sur Les Vrais Biens et sur Les Vrais Maux
Paris, France Chez Francois BArois 1721 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Brown leather old and worn with cracks and dented corners. Title page has worn spot with small hole. Pages yellowing somewhat otherwise clean and tight. Back endpapers show smoke discoloration as if from a fire somewhere in the books history. Traduits par feu M. l'Abbé Regnier des Marais, Secrétaire de l'Académie françoise. Interviews translation of Cicero by Rev. Regnier des Marais, secretary of the French Academy, author of poetry and prose, who died in 1713. In these interviews, Cicero compares the two dominant philosophical thoughts in his time, Epicureanism and Stoicism.Very Rare. 
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Comentarios Reales De Los Incas, Tomo 1,2,3, De La Vega, Inca garcilaso
8 De La Vega, Inca garcilaso Comentarios Reales De Los Incas, Tomo 1,2,3
Lima, Peru Editorial Universo S.A. c 1968 1st Edition Thus; Reprint Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
This is a three (3) volume set written entirely in Spanish. The Comentarios Reales de los Incas is written by Inca Garcilaso de la Vega, the first published mestizo writer of colonial Andean South America. The Comentarios Reales de los Incas is considered by most to be the unquestioned masterpiece of Inca Garcilaso de la Vega, born of the first generation after the Spanish conquest. He wrote what is arguably the best prose of the colonial period in Peru. Wiki, Rare; Vol. 123; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 69.97 USD
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Dick's Irish Dialect Recitations, Dick, Wm. B.
9 Dick, Wm. B. Dick's Irish Dialect Recitations
New York , NY Dick & Fitzgerald 1879 1st Thus; First Impression Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
Blue cover with gold print. Red spine. Very worn on corners and edging. Front end paper missing but title page and contents complete. Rare if not unique copy. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; 16mo; 170 pages 
Price: 14.97 USD
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10 Eaton, Arthur Wentworth Hamilton Acadian ballads And De Soto's last dream,
New York, NY T. Whittaker 1905 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Inscription in front. Green cloth with gilt lettering. Scarce. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. 
Price: 13.66 USD
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Straight  (Author Signed), Francis, Dick
11 Francis, Dick Straight (Author Signed)
Putnam 1989 0399134700 / 9780399134708 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed by Author "Bill and Debbie, Hi. Dick Francis". Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book.Ex-jockey, Derek Franklin, inherits his brother's jewellery business, mistress and some shadowy business associates. When expensive diamonds go missing, his only hope of survival is to identify his brother's enemies. From the author of "The Edge" and "Odds Against".From the authors obit: Richard Stanley Francis, jockey and writer, born 31 October 1920; died 14 February 2010. Dick Francis, who has died aged 89, was a unique figure, a champion steeplechase jockey who, without any previous apparent literary bent, became an international bestselling writer, the author of 42 crime novels, selling more than 60m copies in 35 languages. Right from the start, with Dead Cert in 1962, the Dick Francis thriller showed a mastery of lean, witty genre prose reminiscent – sometimes to the point of comic parody – of Raymond Chandler and Dashiell Hammett. It was an American style that many clever people in England had attempted to reproduce without much success, and it was a wonder how a barely educated former jump jockey was able to do the trick with such effortless ease. People said his highly educated wife wrote the books for him. It was a mystery that was never satisfactorily solved. However, After his wifes death in 2000, when no new crime novels appeared, it looked as if Mary might have written them. But then, six years later, Francis came out of retirement to produce Under Orders, which had all the old Francis flavour. The next year, 2007, he published Dead Heat, then Silks (2008) and Even Money (2009).The most dramatic incident in his racing career was also a mystery. In the Grand National at Aintree in 1956, his mount Devon Loch, the Queen Mother's horse trained by Peter Cazalet, had jumped all the fences and, well ahead, only 50 yards from the finish, without another horse near him, suddenly collapsed and was unable to continue. The plots (of Francis' books, too, ran to a formula. Some reviewers protested that racing could not be as crooked as depicted in the Francis novels, but real life (as in the case of the Shergar kidnapping) came in to prove how realistic his stories were. Born at Coedcanlas Farm in the Pembrokeshire village of Lawrenny, Francis came from a line of farming gentry and horsemen. His father was a show rider and manager of hunting stables, his grandfather a farmer and gentleman jockey. Uncles on both sides of his family were Masters of Foxhounds. The family home was a beautiful old farmhouse but it had neither gas nor electricity and was lit by candlelight. As well as the thrillers, he wrote his autobiography, The Sport of Queens (1957), and Lester (1986), a biography of Lester Piggott.. From the authors obit: Richard Stanley Francis, jockey and writer, born 31 October 1920; died 14 February 2010. Dick Francis, who has died aged 89, was a unique figure, a champion steeplechase jockey who, without any previous apparent literary bent, became an international bestselling writer, the author of 42 crime novels, selling more than 60m copies in 35 languages. Right from the start, with Dead Cert in 1962, the Dick Francis thriller showed a mastery of lean, witty genre prose reminiscent – sometimes to the point of comic parody – of Raymond Chandler and Dashiell Hammett. It was an American style that many clever people in England had attempted to reproduce without much success, and it was a wonder how a barely educated former jump jockey was able to do the trick with such effortless ease. People said his highly educated wife wrote the books for him. It was a mystery that was never satisfactorily solved. However, After his wifes death in 2000, when no new crime novels appeared, it looked as if Mary might have written them. But then, six years later, Francis came out of retirement to produce Under Orders, which had all the old Francis flavour. The next year, 2007, he published Dead Heat, then Silks (2008) and Even Money (2009).The most dramatic incident in his racing career was also a mystery. In the Grand National at Aintree in 1956, his mount Devon Loch, the Queen Mother's horse trained by Peter Cazalet, had jumped all the fences and, well ahead, only 50 yards from the finish, without another horse near him, suddenly collapsed and was unable to continue. The plots (of Francis' books, too, ran to a formula. Some reviewers protested that racing could not be as crooked as depicted in the Francis novels, but real life (as in the case of the Shergar kidnapping) came in to prove how realistic his stories were. Born at Coedcanlas Farm in the Pembrokeshire village of Lawrenny, Francis came from a line of farming gentry and horsemen. His father was a show rider and manager of hunting stables, his grandfather a farmer and gentleman jockey. Uncles on both sides of his family were Masters of Foxhounds. The family home was a beautiful old farmhouse but it had neither gas nor electricity and was lit by candlelight. As well as the thrillers, he wrote his autobiography, The Sport of Queens (1957), and Lester (1986), a biography of Lester Piggott.; 1.6 x 9.3 x 6.3 Inches; 323 pages; Ex-jockey, Derek Franklin, inherits his brother's jewellery business, mistress and some shadowy business associates. When expensive diamonds go missing, his only hope of survival is to identify his brother's enemies. From the author of "The Edge" and "Odds Against".; Signed by Author 
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12 Geary, Florence White & F. Townsend Morgan This Fair Spot Moods of Florida Summer
Florida Author 1967 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Morgan, F. Townsend Signed by Author
Light soiling to cover. Excellent illustrations and contents. Inscribed by author. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Illustrations; Signed by Author 
Price: 15.18 USD
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In A Small Voice, Guggenbuhl, Gaile
13 Guggenbuhl, Gaile In A Small Voice
La Porte, Indiana Dierkes Press, La Porte IN 1971 First Edition Hardcover Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Author signed. Aqua cover with brown dust covered with mylar protective cover. Inscribed " For Helen Noah, our longtime Banking Friend- May you find these poems heart warming and ispiring. Gaile Guggenbuhl, Jan 1972. Darkness to inside gutter area looks like glue turning dark. Contents and cover not affected. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Author Signed; p; Signed by Author 
Price: 12.90 USD
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Jones Beach  An Illustrated History, Hanc, John; Lowe, Ed
14 Hanc, John; Lowe, Ed Jones Beach An Illustrated History
New York Globe Pequot 2007 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Author on Title Page. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover Looks Never Read!; 0.6 x 9.2 x 7 Inches; 224 pages;

Now in paperback!

 

?This is local history at its best. John Hanc’s lively, absorbing narrative is both nostalgic and sophisticated.”
?Barnet Schecter, author of The Battle for New York and The Devil’s Own Work

 

?A delightful read, a nostalgic, absorbing trip back in time to the origins and the halcyon days of a treasured New York institution.”  ?Kevin Baker, author of Dreamland and Paradise Alley

 

?[A]ny citizen of New York will be proud to have this book in their collection.”

?Donald J. Trump

 

Jones Beach looms large in the hearts and lives of millions of New Yorkers. From its windswept beginnings on the far edge of an empire to its twentieth-century status as the greatest public beachfront resort in America, it has been home to countless memories. Situated on a barrier island linked to Long Island, Jones Beach State Park is today the most popular beach on the East Coast, with some six million visitors a year.

 

In this evocative illustrated book, John Hanc explores the traditions, institutions, controversies, and characters of this beloved seaside resort, now a state historic landmark. His richly detailed prose comes together with a wonderful collection of archival photographs to make this a must read for anyone who has visited Jones Beach. The foreword is by ?Mr. Long Island,” longtime former Newsday columnist Ed Lowe.

 
 
; Signed by Author 
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Kriss Kringles Library, Rhymes and Pictures, Kringle, Kriss
15 Kringle, Kriss Kriss Kringles Library, Rhymes and Pictures
New York Conrnish, Lamport ca 1850 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Fair with no dust jacket 
Paperback booklet with string binding. No publication date given .Printed in the 1850's as prior owner dated an inscription "1855". Pages browning or foxing due to age. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. Very Rare. Possibly no publication date in item.; Kriss Kringles Library; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 64 pages 
Price: 59.97 USD
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Better angels, Little, Richard Henry
16 Little, Richard Henry Better angels
New York , NY Minton, Balch & Company 1928 1st Thus; Second Hardcover Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Introduction by Carl Sandberg. Black cover is badly damaged. Binding tight and text clean. Book is signed by author and also by other odd characters such as Oswald of Weleyan, Swanee the Hick, Snowshoe Al and others. One other signature is Shelby Little who was the editor for Richard in the linebook series. Richard Henry Little recounts stories and legends of Abraham Lincoln remembered from his childhood and told through the voice of an old black woman. Rare. Good rebind candidate.This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. ; 12mo 7" - 7˝" tall; 43 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 25.97 USD
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The Linebook, 1924 Revised Edition, Little, Richard Henry
17 Little, Richard Henry The Linebook, 1924 Revised Edition
No Publisher Listed 1925 First Edition; Various Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Tall, thin book with sillouette on front. Author signed across front of book. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. Rare. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 59.97 USD
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The Linebook, 1925, Little, Richard Henry
18 Little, Richard Henry The Linebook, 1925
Chicago Chicago Tribune, Chicago 1925 First Edition; Various Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Tall, thin book. Author signed across front of book. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. rare.; Author Signed; Signed by Author 
Price: 18.98 USD
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19 Little, Richard Henry & Peter Arno & Shelby Little The Linebook, 1927
Chicago, Ill Chicago Tribune Company 1927 First Edition; Various Paperback Good with no dust jacket 
The 1927 selections from Mr. Littles colume in the Tribune in the annual publication of A Line O' Type or Two. ; 64 pages; 
Price: 11.38 USD
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Verses to family and friends, Miller, Emma Ellwood
20 Miller, Emma Ellwood Verses to family and friends
Denver, CO [E.E. Miller] 1934 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
REd cover. Clean contents with no underlining or writing. A series of verses dedicated individually to family members. A list of names is inclued as Table of Contents. Scarce. ; 140 pages 
Price: 29.97 USD
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