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The Illustrated Plant Lore : A Unique Pot-Pourri of History, Folklore and Practical Advice

By: Addison, Josephine w/foreword by Bellamy, David

Price: $15.94

Publisher: London, England, Sidgwick & Jackson Limited: 1986

Seller ID: 034835

ISBN: 0283991348

Condition: Very Good


x, 326 pp, blu boards w/gilt lettering. The book contains listing of various plants with their common and botanical names along with information on how they received their name and some of the sues for the plants. View more info

Roster of Ohio Soldiers in the War of 1812

By: Adjutant General of Ohio (editor), Illustrated by Frontispiece

Price: $16.58

Publisher: Bowie, MD, Heritage Books: 1995

Edition: Facsimile Edition

Seller ID: 051568

ISBN: 078840198X

Condition: Very Good


264 pp, light grey SC wraps w/green lettering w/pictorial front. Facsimile of 1916 edition. Ohio sent soldiers to the First Regiment Infantry, Second Regiment Infantry, Third Regiment Infantry, Unassigned Infantry, Mounted Infantry, Cavalry, and Artillery. The total was 1759 officers and 24,521 enlisted men. prev owner's address label on title page, some marking (checkmarks) in text. prev owner wrote twelve fifty on the title page. View more info

Alfred A. Knopf Quarter Century

By: Adler, Elmer

Price: $21.25

Publisher: The Plimpton Press: 1940

Seller ID: 008232

Condition: Very Good


52 pp, green cloth boards w/pastedown labels on front board & spine, brown decorative slipcase. Ten contributors wrote articles about Knopf from: Carl Van Vechten, Carl Van Doren, Willa Cather, H.L. Mencken, Thomas Mann, Adolf Kroch, & F.G. Melcher. they represented photographer, novelist, man of letters, editors, librarians, publishers, booksellers and from the Book Table. Ex-Lib, small tear bottom corner of the slipcase, library stamping on FPD only. View more info

His Various History

By: Aelianus, Claudius & translated by Stanley, Thomas

Price: $807.50

Publisher: London, England, Printed for Thomas Dring: 1665

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 038896

Condition: Very Good


[14], 314 pp, [28 the arguments], dark brown morocco leather w/five ribs on the spine w/gilt deco and red morocco title block on the spine w/gilt lettering. The volume contains fourteen books in one volume. Aelian (c. AD 175 - c. 235) was a Roman author but spoke Greek, born at Praeneste, and a teacher of rhetoric. This work is a collection of anecdotes and biographical sketches, lists, maxims, and descriptions of natural wonders and strange local customs. The boo... View more info

The Fables of Aesop : The Greek Slave Whose Stories are Told Around the World

By: Aesop & translated by Gregory, Patrick and Justina, and selected by Levine, David

Price: $14.88

Publisher: Boston, MA, Gambit: 1975

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 035250

ISBN: 0876450745

Condition: Very Good


ix, 103 pp, black cloth covered boards w/orange title blocks w/brown lettering, dj tan w/black lettering on spine w/black-and-white illustrated front panel & photo of the author on the back panel. The author chose fifty of his favorite fables and illustrated them and added another fifty to accompany those that were illustrated. fore edge some foxing, dj chipped at top & bottom of the spine & along bottom edge of the back panel, numerous small holes on the dj flap ... View more info

The History of Richland Hills, Texas 1950-1986 : Sesquicentennial Ediiton

By: Agan, Jean

Price: $68.00

Publisher: Richland Hills, TX, Richland Hills Sesquicentennial Committee: 1986

Seller ID: 035270

Condition: Very Good


219 pp, [5], brown leatherette boards w/wmbossed front cover. The book contains brief history of Richland Hills, Texas, along with brief biographies of various city officials. It contains family histories of numerous families from Richland Hills. It also contains information on various businesses, churches and other organizations. Richland Hills is located in the northeastern sector of Tarrant County in the fork of Highway 183 and Grapevine Highway. View more info

A Journey in Brazil

By: Agassiz, Professor and Mrs. Louis

Price: $54.83

Publisher: Boston, MA, Houghton, Mifflin and Company: 1886

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 036894

Condition: Very Good


xix, map, 540 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, grey coated endpapers, t.e.g. (top edge gilt). The book describes the voyage from New York to Rio de Janeiro and its environs. The author describes life in Rio and then continues w/voyage up the coast to ParĂ¡ and then to Manaos. He describes life in the various places in Brazil. View more info

Fort Gibson : terminal on the Trail of Tears

By: Agnew, Brad

Price: $18.06

Publisher: Norman, OK, University of Oklahoma Press: 1981

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 027672

ISBN: 0806115211

Condition: Very Good+


xi, 274 pp, tan cloth covered boards w/black lettering, dj brown-grey w/pictorial front & spine. The army's principal mission at Fort Gibson was to maintain order and ex pedite the policy of Indian Removal. The book pictures a different type of military mentality from what has been widely accepted. Spine sunned. View more info

Establishing and Managing Young Apple Orchards : bulletin 592

By: Agricultural Research Service

Price: $9.78

Publisher: Orono, ME, Cooperative Extension Service University of Maine at Orono: 1975

Seller ID: 033873

Condition: Very Good


29 pp, wht-red-green SC wraps w/color illustrated front panel. The book provides information on the selection of sites, planning and planting, soil management, pruning, weed control, diseases and insects. View more info

Clues 1992

By: AHSGR

Price: $6.76

Publisher: Lincoln, NE, American Historical Society of Germans from Russia: 1992

Seller ID: 036738

Condition: Very Good+


112 pp, orange SC wraps w/black lettering on the front cover. The booklet contains the following information: surname exchange, tracing relatives in Argentina, requests from abroad, new genealogical agreement signed, telephone book genealogy comes of age, photos for identification, and passenger lists and other information View more info

Inaugural 1965 : Threshold of Tomorrow: The Great society

By: Aiken, Paul C. and Redding, John M.

Price: $55.25

Publisher: Washington, D.C., The 1965 Presidential Inaugural Committee: 1965

Edition: Limited

Seller ID: 040565

Condition: Near Fine


[4], 108 pp, [12], blu cloth covered boards w/color pictorial pastedown on the front cover w/gilt lettering on the front panel & spine. This is copy # C 870. Also included are: advertisement brochure for the book, an invitation letter from citizens of Austin to the Inaugural Festivities honoring Governor John Connally w/program, Invitation letter & envelope to attend the Inauguration of Lyndon Johnson, Invitation to honor governor Connally at the Democratic Victory ... View more info

Mexican Folktales from the Borderland

By: Aiken, Riley w/foreword by Abernethy, Francis E.

Price: $25.08

Publisher: Dallas, TX, Southern Methodist University Press: 1980

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 050207

ISBN: 0870741756

Condition: Very Good


xv, 159 pp, brown clothcovered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, light brown dj w/orange-dark brown illustration on hte front panel. The folk tales collected by the author are a blending of three cultural traditions and provide a feel for the character and language of the Mexican-Indian rural borderland culture. View more info

How They Learned About Texas : Selections from the Texan Rifle-Hunter; or, Field Sports on the Prairie

By: Ainsworth, Len

Price: $123.25

Publisher: Lubbock, TX, The Book Club of Texas: 2001

Edition: Limited/Numbered

Inscription: Signed by Editor

Seller ID: 039024

Condition: Near Fine


60 pp, quarterbound w/brown boards w/gilt lettering w/dark brown cloth covered spine w/gilt lettering, SIGNED by the editor, light brown cloth covered slipcase, limited & numbered being #222 ot 274 numbered ccc's. The author of this editions presents his work in finding other works written by "Captain Flack" and his research in attempting to determine who "Captain Flack" was, in the introduction of this volume. He determined that the book "The Rifle... View more info

Bomber Command : the Air Ministry Account of Bomber Comand's Offensive Against the Axis

By: Air Ministry

Price: $42.50

Publisher: London, England, His Majesty's Stationery Office: 1941

Seller ID: 028017

Condition: Good-


128 pp, dark blu-black-light blu SC wraps w/light blu lettering w/wraparound color illustration. INCLUDES letter written on No. 1 British Flying Training School at Terrell, Texas USA Royal Air Force stationary dated 14/5/42. a three page letter, discussing events that transpired for the writer along w/speculation about RAF training schools in the USA. Booklet is about the Air Ministry account of Bomber Command's offensive against the Axis September, 1939-July, 1941. corn... View more info

The Accidental Historian - Tales of Trash and Treasure

By: Akers, Monte

Price: $29.71

Publisher: Lubbock, TX, Texas Tech University Press: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 050587

ISBN: 0896727084

Condition: Near Fine


230 pp, quarterbound w/dark brown papercovered boards and blu clothcovered spine w/gilt lettering, SIGNED by the author on the title page. dj tan-red-dark brown w/illustrated front panel and pictorial rear panel of author, wife, son and daughter. The book chronicles the author's fascination with the past, exploring little-known incidents, episodes, and sidelights related to the Civil War, Custer's Last Stand, the Alamo, and the career of Bonnie and Clyde among othe... View more info

Alabama-Coushatta Tribes Present "Beyond the Sundown"

By: Alabama-Coushatta Tribe

Price: $14.88

Publisher: Alabama-Coushatt Indian Reservation, TX: The Alabama-Coushatta Indian Reservation: 1976

Seller ID: 018923

Condition: Very Good


unpaginated, brown-black SC wraps. A historical drama presentation of the Alabama-Coushatta Indian Tribes. The play describes the guarantee of land to the tribes by the triumphant Texas after the Texas Revolution. Contains a couple of stories: The Man who wasn't all there & Chief Colita of the Coushattas, plus two recipes: Sofkey & Indian Fry Bread. View more info

Alcoholics Anonymous : The Story of How Many Thousands of Men and Women Have Recovered from Alcoholism

By: Alcoholics Anonymous

Price: $501.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Alcoholics Anonymous Publishing, Inc.: 1955

Edition: 2nd Edition 1st Printing

Seller ID: 036879

Condition: Good+


xxx, 575 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/blind stamped title on the front cover & gilt lettering on the spine. This is a 2nd edition, 1st printing, new and revised edition. Contains the misspelling on page xx and has "6000" on p. 16. One of the founders of A.A. was convinced of the need for moral inventory, confession of personality defects, restitution to those harmed, helpfulness to others, and the necessity of belief in and dependence upon God. The book ... View more info

The Closing of Teh American Border - Terrorism, Immigration, and Security Since 9/11

By: Alden, Edward

Price: $11.86

Publisher: New York, NY, HarperCollins Publishers: 2008

Seller ID: 051358

ISBN: 0061558397

Condition: Near Fine


xv, (3), 346 pp, (2), dark blue papercovered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, glossy blu-green -grey dj w/color pictorial on the front cover and spine w/grey rear panel w/text in white-orange. The book is based on interviews with the Bush Administration officials charged with securing the border after 9/11 View more info

Dogs of Character

By: Aldin, Cecil

Price: $255.00

Publisher: London, England, Eyre & Spottiswoode Limited: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034546

Condition: Very Good


117 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering on front cover & spine, color pastedown illustration on the front cover, two full page color plates "Micky" and "The Ugliest Dog in the Show" and many black-white & orange illustrations throughout the text. The book provides information on how to get a dog, how to train your dog, which tells of tatters, tells of artists' models, things you ought to know and of bad habits, and dog shows and more. View more info

Cochise : The Life and Times of the Great Apache Chief

By: Aleshire, Peter

Price: $12.75

Publisher: Edison, NJ, Castle Books: 2005

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 040266

ISBN: 0785820353

Condition: Near Fine


xiv, 354 pp, brown boards w/gilt lettering, glossy brown dj w/color illustrated front & rear panels w/brown-white lettering. The author provides the first Apache view of a crucial period in American History. Cochise was a master strategist, orator, religious, political and moral leader. He was the most revered warrior of the embattled Apaches. View more info