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Jeff Davis's Own - Cavalry, Comanches, and the Battle for the Texas Frontier

By: Arnold, James R.

Price: $11.69

Publisher: Edison, NJ, Castle Books: 2007

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 040704

ISBN: 0785821910

Condition: Near Fine


vi, 378 pp, black papercovered boards w/bronze lettering on the spine, glossy blu-light brown dj w/pictorial front panel. The Comanche reacted to the relocation of eastern Native American tribes and the increasing encroachment of the settlers that threatened the survival of the Great Plains tribes. The government's answer was the Second Cavalry, created by U.S. Secretary of War Jefferson Davis. It was designed to fight a mobile war with innovative tactics, this select unit tunred the tide of the battle for the West and also forged the commanders of both sides of America's next great confli... View more info

The Bear Seeds

By: Asendorf, James

Price: $18.28

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, Little Brown and Company: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051485

Condition: Very Good-


(6), 74 pp, light green papercovered boards w/brown illustratration & lettering, dj light green w/color illustrated front & rear covers. The story of a youn girl who wanted a bear. On day a strange lady offered her some bear seeds. Mary didn't know how long it took bears to grow, but she planted the seeds adn in no time at all, there was Custer. He was Mary's best friend and her secret to keep. Light soiling on the dj rear panel, dj rubbed slightly on the psine and dj price-clipped. View more info

Wrought Iron : It's Manufacture, Characteristics and Applications

By: Aston, James and Story, Edward B.

Price: $19.55

Publisher: Pittsburgh, PA, A. M. Byers Company: 1950

Edition: 2nd edition, 7th Printing

Seller ID: 040123

Condition: Very Good+


vi, 97 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/yel lettering, dj yel-blu w/black illustrations on the front panel. The book is a source of up-to-date information on wrought iron for those interested in material selection. It contains information on wrought iron manufacture prior to 1850, present day method of manufacturing, specifications and testing, characteristics, forging & bending, welding View more info

Other Losses

By: Bacque, James

Price: $74.80

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Stoddart Publishing Co. Limited: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036089

ISBN: 0773722696

Condition: Near Fine


xxi, 248 pp, blu boards w/gilt lettering, glossy dark blue-light blu dj w/wht-red lettering. An investigation into the mass deaths of German Prisoners at the hands of the French and Americans after World War II. The author attributes the deaths of these German POW's at the hands of the French and the hands of the Americans to General Dwight D. Eisenhower. View more info

WYOMING WALK ABOUT

By: Ballard, James W., Illustrated by Ballard, Cheryl & Jesse

Price: $6.76

Publisher: Wright, WY: James W. Ballard, 1993:

Seller ID: 008283


Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo. 80 pp, grey SC wraps w/illustrated front cover w/illustrated map on the back panel. Short tall tales, great grits, recipes, western wit about Wyoming. Sticker "Made in Wyoming" on the front cover. "My first impression (of Wyoming) was wind, lots of wind, and snow, lots of snow." View more info

500

By: Bamman, Henry A. and Whitehead, Robert J., Illustrated by Andrews, James

Price: $9.35

Publisher: San Francisco, CA: Field Educational Publications, Inc. 1968:

Seller ID: 022284


HB. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 90 pp, black & white checkered cloth covered boards w/black-wht lettering on spine & w/title in red on front. Book from The Checkered Flag Series. Juvenile book that uses the Indianapolis Motor Speedway as part of the theme of the story of person racing in the Indy 500 for his first time. View more info

Festive CHOCOLATE & COOKIES

By: Beilenson, Evelyn L., Illustrated by Henry, James

Price: $5.91

Publisher: White Plains, NY: Peter Pauper Press, Inc. cr 1993:

Seller ID: 013169


HB. 1st ed. 16mo, 56 pp, color illustrated eps, spine dj sunned VG/VG-, red-tan-blk bds & dj w/color pictorial frt & bk,, VG- Recipes for chocolate. View more info

Boswell's London Journal 1762-1763

By: Boswell, James w/intro by Pottle, Frederick and preface by Morley, Christopher

Price: $8.08

Publisher: New York, NY, McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc.: 1950

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 034677

Condition: Very Good


xxix, 370 pp, quarterbound w/blu boards w/dark blu cloth covered spine w/gilt lettering, endpaper maps, djdark blu spine w/wht lettering w/color illustrated front panel. The author wrote this journal when he was only twenty-two and it is a record of nine momentous months in his life. He had obtained the consent of his father to leave Scotland and live in London. His father wanted him to be a lawyer, but Boswell wanted to be an officer in the Footguards. dj price-clipped, dj chipped along the bop & bottom edges. View more info

Flags of Our Fathers

By: Bradley, James w/Powers, Ron

Price: $10.16

Publisher: New York, NY, Bantam Books: 2000

Edition: 12th Printing

Seller ID: 050218

ISBN: 0553111337

Condition: Near Fine


[10], 376 pp, quarterbound w/blue papercovered boards and with blue papercovered spine, photo of the flagraising on Suribachi on the front & rear endpapers. The story behind the flagrising and the six men on Iwo Jima. Three were killed in action in the continuing battle. Of the three survivors, two were overtaken and eventually destroyed - dead of drink and heartbreak. Only one managed to live in peace and he achieved this peace by willing the past into a cave of silence. View more info

Flags of Our Fathers

By: Bradley, James w/Powers, Ron

Price: $6.80

Publisher: New York, NY, Bantam Books: 2001

Edition: 2nd Paperback Printing

Seller ID: 040401

ISBN: 055338029X

Condition: Very Good


[8], 376 pp, wht-grey SC wraps w/photo of the flagraising Suribachi on the front & rear covers. The story behind the flagrising and the six men on Iwo Jima. Three were killed in action in the continuing battle. Of the three survivors, two were overtaken and eventually destroyed - dead of drink and heartbreak. Only one managed to live in peace and he achieved this peace by willing the past into a cave of silence. View more info

Flags of Our Fathers

By: Bradley, James w/Powers, Ron

Price: $10.16

Publisher: New York, NY, Bantam Books: 2000

Edition: 8th Printing

Seller ID: 051559

ISBN: 0553111337

Condition: Near Fine


[10], 376 pp, quarterbound w/blue papercovered boards and with blue papercovered spine, photo of the flagraising on Suribachi on the front & rear endpapers. The story behind the flagrising and the six men on Iwo Jima. Three were killed in action in the continuing battle. Of the three survivors, two were overtaken and eventually destroyed - dead of drink and heartbreak. Only one managed to live in peace and he achieved this peace by willing the past into a cave of silence. View more info

FRIEND JASPER : The Chaparral Philosopher

By: Briggs, James Harvey, Illustrated by Frontispiece

Price: $11.90

Publisher: San Antonio, TX: The Naylor Company, 1945:

Seller ID: 022775


HB. Very Good/Very Good-. 2nd Printing. Sm8vo from 7-1/2" to 8" Tall. 90 pp, grey cloth covered boards w/green lettering on spine & front, w/green illustration on front cover, dj light green w/dark green lettering & illustrion, rubbing on dj spine & light soiling to dj, page yellowing on the book. View more info

Calabazas or Amusing Recollections of an Arizona City

By: Brown, James Cabell

Price: $19.98

Publisher: Tucson, AZ, Arizona Silhouettes: 1961

Edition: Limited

Seller ID: 036964

Condition: Very Good


251 pp, red cloth covered boards w/silver lettering, dj light brown w/black illustrated front panel w/red-black lettering. Limited edition of 1500 numbered copies. Facsimile of Guns #296. Howes B845. Calabaza was a rugged camp in the Santa Cruz Valley of Arizona. It was the regue of tough hombres from all parts of the West. The town was broken up by riots. the book lacks a number. View more info

THE PIED PIPER of HAMELIN

By: Browning, Robert, Illustrated by McCracken, James

Price: $40.38

Publisher: Chicago, IL: Albert Whitman & Co. 1931:

Seller ID: 032069


Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 2nd Printing. 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo. unpaginated, brown cloth covered boards w/full color pastedown on front board w/gilt border, title in gilt, bright color illustrated endpapers, each page has color illustrations with thirteen full page color illustrations, all illustrations are bright colors. The Pied Piper pipes the village free of rats, and when the villagers refuse to pay him for the service he exacts a terrible revenge. slight wear to the cornes, small 1/4" tear on top edge of front & back boards. View more info

Past All Dishonor

By: Cain, James M.

Price: $14.66

Publisher: New York, NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 1946

Seller ID: 022862

Condition: Very Good


233 pp, red cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, blind stamped author's initials on the front cover, dj red w/wht-blu lettering. The hero is young Confederate spy in Virginia City, the silver mining town, at the height of its boom period. He conceives a wild & desperate infatuation for one of the camp's sporting girls. prev owner placed adhesive tape on inside of the dj, dj rubbed & chipped on the edges, dj 1" x 1-1/4" at top of the spine, dj spine soiled & rubber, dj corners rubbed. View more info

The First Century of Scottish Rite Masonry in Texas, 1867-1967

By: Carter, James David

Price: $19.51

Publisher: Waco, TX, The Texas Scottish Rite Bodies: 1967

Seller ID: 038002

Condition: Very Good


xv, 508 pp, purple boards w/gilt lettering and emblem on front cover. The book includes the background of Texas Scottish Rite Masonry and introduces the reader into Scottish Rite Masonry in Texas. It contains info on the Galveston, Austin, El Paso, Houston, San Antonio, Dallas, and Waco Scottish Rite Bodies. View more info

Lu and the Swamp Ghost w/CD

By: Carville, James with McKissack, Patricia C.

Price: $10.63

Publisher: New York, NY, Atheneum Books for Young Readers: 2004

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 037237

ISBN: 0689865600

Condition: Very Good+


unpaginated, glossy green boards w/light green spine w/dark green-red lettering w/ blu-brown-yel illustrated front panel w/CD on RPD. During the Depression in the Louisiana bayou, a curious young girl helps the "Swamp Ghost" tha ther cousins warned her about and finds herself one good friend. Novel by a political operative. View more info

War Eagles : The Story of the Eagle Squardron

By: Childers, James Saxon

Price: $21.21

Publisher: New York, NY, D. Appleton-Century Company: 1943

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 049642

Condition: Very Good


xii, [2], 350 pp, aqua clothcovered boards w/silver-black illustration on the front cover, black title block on spine w/silver lettering, blu endpapers w/blackgrey illustrations of aircraft on front endpapers and map on the rear endpapers. Stories of some of the men of the Eagle Squadron View more info

Thrump-O-Moto

By: Clavell, James

Price: $18.28

Publisher: New York, NY, Delacorte Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 049341

ISBN: 0385295049

Condition: Near Fine


89 pp, red cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine w/blind stamped front cover, green endpapers w/Japanese lettering, glossy dj blu-wht-red-aqua w/wraparound color illustration. When tiny wizard whisks 7 year-old Patricia & her crutches f/her home in Australia to Japan, she encounters wizard's family an evil ghoul, and the hope of a magic cure f/her physical handicap. View more info

Thrump-O-Moto

By: Clavell, James

Price: $21.21

Publisher: New York, NY, Delacorte Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039259

ISBN: 0385295049

Condition: Near Fine


89 pp, red cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine w/blind stamped front cover, green endpapers w/Japanese lettering, glossy dj blu-wht-red-aqua w/wraparound color illustration. When tiny wizard whisks 7 year-old Patricia & her crutches f/her home in Australia to Japan, she encounters wizard's family an evil ghoul, and the hope of a magic cure f/her physical handicap. View more info