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1 Laddie and Miss Toosey's Mission
Philadelphia, PA Henry Altemus 1897 Hard Cover Fair No Jacket 16mo - over 6" to 7" Tall 
64 pp, green cloth boards w/gilt-red-black deco on front & spine. Two short stories. missing ffep. sl wear to crnrs, gilt faded on frt bd, some finish chipping to bds by insects. 
Price: 14.88 USD
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2 My Book of Friendly Tales
London, England Ramboro Books, 1987 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Sm4to from 9" to 11" Vernet, L. 
unpaginated, light orange-green-blu boards w/color wraparound pictorial, color illustrated endpapers. The book was printed in Rumania. Collection of six friendly tales for children - The Forest Fairies, Mother of the Year, David & Dawn, The Magician, The Runaways, and Fiona Fly. 
Price: 11.01 USD
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3 Proceedings : upon the trial of the action brought by Mary Elizabeth Smith against the right Hon. The Earl Ferrers
London, England William Pickering 1846 Quarter-Leather HB Very Good-  No Jacket 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall 
412 pp, (20 pp), w/blu-blk marbled boards. Action against the Right Hon. Washington Sewallis Shirley Earl Ferrers for breach of promise of marriage. Damages laid at 20,000 pounds before Mr. Justice Wightman and a special jury. new endpapers, one ffep has small chips along edges, book has been professionally rebound quarter leather.  
Price: 250.75 USD
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4 "Brazos" w/intro by Hardin, Stephen L. Texas Ranger Biographies : Those Who Served 1910 - 1921
Albuquerque, NM University of New Mexico Press 2009 0826347487 / 9780826347480 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11" Photos 
xx, 434 pp, dark brown cloth covered boards w/silver lettering on spine and stamped silver star on the front panel, glossy light & dark brown dj w/black-and-white pictorial spine & front panel. The book provides brief biographies of the Texas Rangers that served from 1910 to 1921. 
Price: 38.25 USD
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5 "Buckskin Sam" - Hall, Major Sam S. BIG FOOT WALLACE : The King of the Lariat: or, Wild Wolf, The Waco
Austin, TX Steck-Vaughn Company 1965 Facsimile Hard Cover Very Good  No Jacket Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Illustrated 
30 pp, white-black boards w/color pictorial front, w/clear mylar jacket, black & white illustrations w/color illustrations also. Facsimile reproduction of the September 20, 1882 edition, of Beadle's Dime Novel about Big Foot Wallace. There is evidence that Bucksin Sam's stories about Big Foot Wallace may have been embellished with his imagination because the writer was interested primarily in writing a story that had appeal to Beadle and Adams' clientele. clear mylar dj has two inch tear top front corner.  
Price: 21.04 USD
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6 , Illustrated by Battaglia, Aurelius STORIES TO READ TO THE VERY YOUNG
New York, NY: Random House cr 1966 
HB. folio, unpaginated VG/no dj, brn-blk bds w/color pictorial frt, sl wear crnr, no dj Collection of six stories: The polite little polar bear by Margaret Brown, The spider and the fly by Mary Howitt, The teeny tiny omelet by Rose Dobbs,How spot found a home by Lucy Mitchell, The kind dog catcher by Jane Thayer, and The littl e old women who used her head & how she got a feather bed by Hope Newell.  
Price: 16.57 USD
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7 , Illustrated by Domanska, Janina I SAW A SHIP A-SAILING
New York, NY: the Macmillan Company, 1972 
HB. Good+/No Jacket. 1st Edition. Oblong 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall. unpaginated, corners slight wear, some soiling to the boards, stamped on front pastedown District 143. Book about a ship w/24 sailors and with a duck for the captain.  
Price: 10.16 USD
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8 , Illustrated by Fraser, Claud Lovat The Chip Boy ; or, Grandpap's Story about a Plum-cake
London, England Cassell & Company, Ltd 1886 2nd Edition Hard Cover Very Good- No Jacket 12mo - over 7" to 7-1/2" Tall Fraser, Claud Lovat 
149 pp, boards dark blue w/red, black, and gilt. Collection of 8 stories from Little Katie's Friend, Master Trot's "Pinkie Winkie", Jack & his dancing Guinea-pig, True Courtesty, Red Teddy the Fisher boy, The Adventures of a little Savoyard & his Monkey, and "Two Pounds Reward!". some corner wear, prev owner wrote on the ffep name & date as a gift 1886.. 
Price: 38.25 USD
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9 , Illustrated by Hader, Berta & Elmer THE STORY OF THE THREE BEARS Book club of America
Fort Salonga, NY: Book Club of America, 1992 
HB. BCA edition. sm8vo, unpaginated, classic story illustrated by Berta & Elmer Hader winners of the prestigious Caldecott Award Good+/no dj, sl wear crnrs, none color illustrations of the story  
Price: 8.46 USD
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10 , Illustrated by Nau, Steven THE QUOTABLE WOMAN
Philadelphia, PA: Running Press, 1991 
HB. Near Fine/Near Fine. 1st Edition. 16mo - over 5" - 6" Tall. 192 pp, A forum of eminent women opine, debate, and advise on a cornucopia of timeless and timely topics.  
Price: 9.31 USD
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11 - Kay Thompson's the Absolutely Essential Eloise w/scrapbook Written by Marie Brenner
New York, NY Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 1999 0689827032 / 9780689827037 6th Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall Knight, Hilary 
65, (2), (18), glossy white-pink-yellow-black color illustrated boards w/glossy-pink-white-black dj w/bring silver on front & rear panel. The book has the original Eloise story & pictures and in the back of it threr are sketches that nobody has seen before by Mr. Hilary Knight and photographs of Miss Kay Thompson when she was young and fabulouis rawther like Eloise and absolutely loads of information that you simply cawn't cawn't cawn't get anywhere else. 
Price: 12.71 USD
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12 1st Battalion, 15th Artillery 1st Battalion 15th Artillery
Baton Rouge, LA Army and Navy Publishing Company, Inc. 1963 Hard Cover Good+  No Jacket Sm4to from 9" to 11" Photos 
unpaginated, maroon cloth covered boards w/yel-silver emblems on the front cover, color illustrated endpapers. The 15th Artillery was organized in 1917 in Syracuse, New York. In the 1940's they supported the fires of the Division throughout Germany. In 1950 the 15th was sent to Korea. It had the motto of "Second to None" in the two world wars. They were also known as the Indianhead warriors. It was part of the 2nd Infantry Division. First two page missing the upper front corner, all of the text is present, worn on the bottom rear edgen 1-1/2".  
Price: 59.50 USD
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13 3M Employees COOKIN' IN TEXAS : a Collection of recipes from the Employees of 3M Austin
Austin, TX: 3M Austin Center 
Soft Cover w/plastic Comb. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo. 228 pp, red SC wraps w/wht plastic comb. Collection of recipes from the employees of 3M in Austin, Texas.  
Price: 7.61 USD
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14 43rd Infantry Division Veterans Association, Illustrated by Photos & Maps WINGED VICTORY : First Annual Convention - September 12, 13, 14, 1947
Niantic, CT: 43rd Infantry Division Veterans Association, 1947 
Soft Cover w/staples. Very Good/No Jacket. Sm4to from 9" to 11". 98 pp, glossy wht SC wraps w/color illustrated front cover. Booklet was printed for the first annual convention of the 43rd Infantry Division Veterans Association held at Camp McConaughy, Niantic, CT on September 12, 13, & 14 of 1947. The booklet is convention program. The 43rd Infantry Division was allocated to the states of Maine, Vermont, Rhode Island and Connecticut. The National Guard units of the 43rd Division were inducted into service on February 24, 1941. The 43rd participated in four campaigns: Guadalcanal, the Northern Solomons, JNew Guinea and Luzon.  
Price: 51.00 USD
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15 75th Anniversary Committee A. and M. College of Texas, Illustrated 75th Anniversary : the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas
College Station, TX Texas A & M University Press 1950 Soft Cover w/staples Very Good+ No Jacket 16mo - over 6" to 7" Tall Illustrated 
unpaginated, maroon SC wraps w/leather pattern, w/gilt-maroon label on front cover. A 36 page booklet commemorating the the 75th Anniversary of Texas A&M. Contains a brief history of Texas A&M along with the services they provide. 
Price: 38.25 USD
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16 A.L.O.C. The Story of a Dark Plot or Tyranny on the Frontier
Boston, MA The Warren Press 1903 Hard Cover Good No Jacket 12mo - over 7" to 7-1/2" Tall Photos 
198 pp, maroon cloth boards w/gilt letters. The book is about temperance in Eastern Canada. Volume about an assault on W.W. Smith a temperance worker in Province of Quebec. W.W. Smith was engaged in sustaining the Scott Act in Brome County. slight wear top & bottom of the spine, corners slight wear, prev owner's name on ffep 
Price: 14.88 USD
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17 Abbey, Edward w/preface By Blaustein, John & w/intro By Litton, Martin The Hidden Canyon : a River Journey
New York, NY The Viking Press 1977 067037010X / 9780670370108 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Oblong 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Photos by Blaustein, John 
135 pp, black cloth boards w/gilt letters, dj black-wht w/color pictorial front & back. Edward Abbey updates John Wesley Powell's diary with his own journal of the eighteen-day trip on the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon. John Blaustein's photographs focus on plant & animal life, the hidden gorges & side canyons & the rapids, notably Lava Falls. Martin Litton provides the right blend of historical & technical data for the reader. dj price-clipped, scuffed spot on ffep from address label . 
Price: 165.75 USD
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18 Abbot, Jane D. Happy House
New York, NY Grosset & Dunlap 1920 Hard Cover Very Good Good 12mo - over 7" to 7-1/2" Tall Taylor, H. Weston 
303 pp, (14), red cloth covered boards w/black lettering & w/color oval pastedown on front cover, dj cream w/blu lettering w/color illustrated front of same illustration as on the cover & frontispiece. List of titles on the reverse of the dj. The delightful story of two American girls, Ann and Nancy. They heal an old family quarrel and the old homestead becomes a happy house. dj chipped on cornrrs & slight rubbing. 
Price: 21.21 USD
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19 Abbott, Winston O. Bossen, Bette Eaton
South Windsor, CT1976 Inspiration House 1976 6th Printing Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Come Walk Among the Stars Signed By Author & Illustrator
unpaginated, green cloth covered boards w/silver lettering on the front cover and spine. Signed by the author & illustrator on the title page. 
Price: 29.75 USD
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20 Abdill, George B., Illustrated by Photos RAILS WEST
Seattle, WA: Superior Publishing Company, 1960 
HB. Very Good/Fair. first Edition. 4to (11-13 Inches tall). 191 pp, green cloth boards w/green letters, dj green-black w/pictorial front, dj chipped on corners, chip 2x4 frt of dj missing, 2 chips bk of dj missing, chip spine of dj missing, prev owner wrote on ffep w/date 1961. The author presents information about the early steam railroads of the West.  
Price: 28.48 USD
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